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Forum: The American Asylum September 30th, 2013, 11:55 AM
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Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Gun Control

My apologies for getting it wrong. I'll start a new thread when I have a break. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: The American Asylum September 28th, 2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 161,755
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Gun Control

How about more stories about the Peace Corps or other humanitarian work. Tie it in with gun control, violence, human nature, etc.

People are influenced by personal stories. I mean protect your...
Forum: The American Asylum September 28th, 2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 161,755
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Gun Control

I'm just saying come up with interesting discussion points, because it's rather dull in here :)
Forum: The American Asylum September 28th, 2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 161,755
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Gun Control

It's interesting when someone feels the need to duhumanize those who don't agree with them. I mean if your argument is strong, you don't need to resort to school yard name calling. Feels like...
Forum: The American Asylum September 27th, 2013, 01:05 AM
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Views: 161,755
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Gun Control

Let's see how this goes :D



1) The victims of the navy yard shooting are the true "first responders"
According to USA Today...
Forum: The American Asylum September 16th, 2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 161,755
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Gun Control

I have to admit Reagan wasn't very bright, but he was charming in that (molesting?) grand fathery way.




I think unions were important when they first appeared, but anything good can be...
Forum: The American Asylum September 15th, 2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 161,755
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Gun Control

I have no clue. Does being supportive of gun ownership automatically make me Conservative (TM)? I don't consider myself Conservative (TM). Perhaps I'm just confused and don't realize I'm Conservative...
Forum: The American Asylum September 15th, 2013, 04:29 AM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 161,755
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Gun Control

Yup, Zimmerman is losing it (if he hadn't already a long time ago). Not surprising that O'Mara is distancing himself...
Forum: The American Asylum August 10th, 2013, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Life and Death in Assisted Living

Your friend is blessed that you visit her, Kalalau, even though it can be a depressing experience at times.




It's unfortunate how society doesn't integrate our elders into the fabric of...
Forum: The American Asylum August 9th, 2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 739
Posted By MyopicJoe
Life and Death in Assisted Living

PBS documentary on the dark side of assisted living:

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/life-and-death-in-assisted-living/


There's a big difference between a nursing home and an assisted...
Forum: The American Asylum July 31st, 2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Zimmerman timebomb

The Texas police officer didn't seem too concerned that Zimmerman was speeding or had a gun in the glove box :)
Forum: Mixed Plate July 28th, 2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,221
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Flossie

Good advice. Home Depot Honolulu was down to 8 propane tanks earlier today, when 2 customers showed up to buy some.

On a side note, a simple head lamp will keep your hands free if you need light...
Forum: The American Asylum July 25th, 2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 161,755
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Gun Control

One self defense lawyer's opinion (http://legalinsurrection.com/2013/07/the-marissa-alexander-case-wasnt-about-stand-your-ground-either/) of why "stand your ground" didn't apply to Marissa Alexander:...
Forum: The American Asylum July 24th, 2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 161,755
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Gun Control

For those who are curious, a collection of court documents related to the Zimmerman trial can be found here (http://www.gzlegalcase.com/index.php/court-documents?start=18). The website is...
Forum: The American Asylum July 23rd, 2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 161,755
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Gun Control

Thanks for sharing this image, Matapule:

http://infoglaz.ru/wp-content/uploads/0_c160f_8744bbb1_XXL.jpg

The father in this picture is showing good practices with his daughter. She has proper...
Forum: The American Asylum July 23rd, 2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 161,755
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Gun Control

Marc MacYoung is a former LA street thug turned self defense trainer. He's been on both sides of the law. Check out his definition of "self defense"...
Forum: The American Asylum July 23rd, 2013, 04:10 AM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 161,755
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Gun Control

I found Andrew Branca's (self defense lawyer) commentary on Day 5 testimony...
Forum: The American Asylum July 21st, 2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 161,755
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Gun Control

I agree the odds are stacked against Black males. Yeah, there are heroic stories of a few pulling themselves out of poverty, but the majority have a grim fate.




I dunno if people "like...
Forum: The American Asylum July 20th, 2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 161,755
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Gun Control

Are you saying SYG laws are solutions to society's problems?




I have good role models :)
Forum: The American Asylum July 20th, 2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 161,755
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Gun Control

Uh...feel free to call me an arse, but I don't think it was Martin I was making fun of... ;)

I'm sorry to see you've chosen to be offended. I hope you find inner peace in your life.
Forum: The American Asylum July 20th, 2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 161,755
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Gun Control

Would it be less bravado and more acceptable if the gun was only half loaded? :D

Technically the Kel-Tec PF9 has an internal hammer block safety. Perhaps the term you're thinking of is an...
Forum: The American Asylum July 20th, 2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 161,755
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Gun Control

Snippet of criminologist David Kennedy's op-ed (http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-kennedy-crime-and-gun-control-20130505,0,4745966.story) in the LA times:

The downside to this...
Forum: The American Asylum July 20th, 2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 161,755
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Gun Control

In business and politics, a lot of ideas sound good on paper until you actually have to implement them.

Politicians don't have to be experts in law enforcement to draft and vote on new laws. What...
Forum: The American Asylum July 18th, 2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 161,755
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Gun Control

RUT-ROH!

Gun nuts are training police officers!?!? They may infect them with gun nuttiness!!!

:eek:


OH NOES! It's 2 LATE!

:(
Forum: The American Asylum July 15th, 2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 161,755
Posted By MyopicJoe
Re: Gun Control

Good question. Politics and public outcry definitely have an influence on our justice system, no doubt.

I'm guessing the most effect it would have had on Zimmerman would have been he'd get...
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