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by Tubbsalot
Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:39 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: Halifax mass shooting plot thwarted
Replies: 16
Views: 277

The person that made the tip made an important contribution in the war against terroism, and hopefully more people like that person exist in coming days, so more future attacks can be stopped. Good story. Neither Brennan nor Halifax Regional Police Chief Jean-Michel Blais would characterize the all...
by Tubbsalot
Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:36 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: LGBT Rights & Issues Thread
Replies: 10730
Views: 89629

According to the article, the said person was arrested for refusing to leave premises when requested, thus breaking the law. Don't see the problem here. Why was she asked to leave? Why was she not allowed to perform the ceremony there, where ceremonies have traditionally been performed? She was ask...
by Tubbsalot
Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:33 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: ron paul ignored by mainstream media outlets: corruption?
Replies: 108
Views: 1195

Rhodisia wrote:ron paul ignored by mainstream media outlets: corruption?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betteridge ... _headlines
by Tubbsalot
Tue Jan 27, 2015 5:07 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: Hershey blocks Cadbury from the US
Replies: 166
Views: 1610

...no? All that suggests is that their products probably have a longer shelf life than Cadbury's... especially if they have larger quantities of sugar, since sugar doesn't spoil easily. What it implies is their product has a shorter shelf life than Cadbury products, hence why they have to add prese...
by Tubbsalot
Tue Jan 27, 2015 4:09 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: Hershey blocks Cadbury from the US
Replies: 166
Views: 1610

The Black Forrest wrote:Hershey uses preservatives to increase shelf life. Isn't that hint there is something wrong with the recipe?

...no? All that suggests is that their products probably have a longer shelf life than Cadbury's... especially if they have larger quantities of sugar, since sugar doesn't spoil easily.
by Tubbsalot
Tue Jan 27, 2015 12:15 am
 
Forum: General
Topic: Are you a Multipotentialite and Philomath?
Replies: 59
Views: 600

The Laxus Union wrote:I have needed a label for myself for quite sometime.

I mean, have you, though? Is it strictly necessary for you to be able to sum yourself up in a single word, especially when you'll need to explain that word by using a few dozen more words regardless?
by Tubbsalot
Fri Jan 23, 2015 5:18 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Anti-Tobacco Plain Packaging coming to Britannia soon
Replies: 277
Views: 2226

Also:

Untaroicht wrote:I see these whimps with those pussy e-cigs and vaporware shit

:roll:
by Tubbsalot
Fri Jan 23, 2015 5:17 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Anti-Tobacco Plain Packaging coming to Britannia soon
Replies: 277
Views: 2226

Why do these dickheads want to take my tobacco away so badly? They don't. You can still buy cigarettes. It's just another way to prevent younger people from starting to smoke, which nobody should have a problem with, since smoking is universally acknowledged as a horrendous habit which destroys you...
by Tubbsalot
Wed Dec 31, 2014 3:15 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Is Judging People Based on Their Interests, OK?
Replies: 42
Views: 421

But yet, people judge me because I read a bible. People judge me for being a hunter. People judge me for being interested in politics I don't think they judge you for those. I think they judge you because you read the bible, are a hunter, are interested in politics, and have a Confederate flag. Tha...
by Tubbsalot
Tue Dec 30, 2014 8:48 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Toddler Shoots and Kills Mother
Replies: 1164
Views: 8630

Sweden's murder rate is a seventh of that of the US. Can you use your data on "fewer numbers" to show that likewise the rate of people living in poverty in Sweden is a seventh of that of the US? Can you explain other countries having a much lower murder rate than the US when the degree of...
by Tubbsalot
Tue Dec 30, 2014 8:44 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Toddler Shoots and Kills Mother
Replies: 1164
Views: 8630

I'm not sure that's even true in the long term. We're notoriously bad at banning shit. Really. We've spent billions untold on the drug war, and I bet you I could walk out my front door, and, inside of 30 minutes, score some cocaine (I won't - of course. It's illegal and, besides, I have no use for ...
by Tubbsalot
Tue Dec 30, 2014 8:24 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Toddler Shoots and Kills Mother
Replies: 1164
Views: 8630

the fact is that restricting the availability of guns through a gun ban would leave you in an even better situation How would you go about implementing something like that?. Fucked if I know. Luckily for me, there are makeshift solutions available. Like not living in America. Make it harder for new...
by Tubbsalot
Tue Dec 30, 2014 8:19 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Toddler Shoots and Kills Mother
Replies: 1164
Views: 8630

You seem to be reading someone else's posts entirely. I've never mentioned appropriate responses for if someone is actively trying to harm you, though yes, "shoot back" is not always the right response, and yes, often a gun is not the best weapon. And if it's not readily apparent how &quo...
by Tubbsalot
Tue Dec 30, 2014 8:09 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Toddler Shoots and Kills Mother
Replies: 1164
Views: 8630

As all of those examples were self defense, I'd say those examples WERE particularly compelling. I'll grant that the first and third examples were indeed self-defence, but - and perhaps this is my fault for not including all of the caveats every time - I'm really just interested in situations where...
by Tubbsalot
Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:52 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Toddler Shoots and Kills Mother
Replies: 1164
Views: 8630

Actually, the given justification was so we would be in a position to stop violent crimes in progress that we may happen across, and to give aid and assistance to uniform police if necessary. Things I can still do as a legal CCW permit holder. Also, I think you may have gotten the wrong impression ...
by Tubbsalot
Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:28 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Toddler Shoots and Kills Mother
Replies: 1164
Views: 8630

Geilinor wrote:
Tubbsalot wrote:You're right. Juvie is too lenient. Lock him up and throw away the key, the murdering bastard.

I didn't say juvie was too lenient.

Yes. It was a joke. I'm starting to suspect that Master Shake is also joking.
by Tubbsalot
Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:26 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Toddler Shoots and Kills Mother
Replies: 1164
Views: 8630

You asked for realistic scenarios, and I gave you one that has actually happened. It sounds like maybe you're confused by the meaning of "realistic". :? No, it was a perfectly reasonable scenario, it's just that a gun wouldn't help you in that scenario. Which was sort of my point. If you ...
by Tubbsalot
Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:24 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Toddler Shoots and Kills Mother
Replies: 1164
Views: 8630

Geilinor wrote:
Merizoc wrote:…He's two.

How are we going to make sure that the person who adopts him never buys a gun?

You're right. Juvie is too lenient. Lock him up and throw away the key, the murdering bastard.
by Tubbsalot
Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:23 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Toddler Shoots and Kills Mother
Replies: 1164
Views: 8630

This is exactly why the US should be more like England and just outlaw guns and take them away permanently . Not sating they can;t hunt but Handguns ? SO I can't buy a stupid chocolate Kinder Egg in a USA Walmart but I can buy a bunch of Handguns ? Honestly ? I don't see that being very useful in a...
by Tubbsalot
Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:16 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Toddler Shoots and Kills Mother
Replies: 1164
Views: 8630

However, leaving the gun at home, unless in a very fixed heavy safe, is pretty irresponsible. One of the largest ways criminals get guns is via home theft. Again, this is really an argument for not allowing civilians to have guns. If that was why they required you to carry, then that's ridiculous. ...
by Tubbsalot
Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:15 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Toddler Shoots and Kills Mother
Replies: 1164
Views: 8630

So what should this woman have done with her gun? Left it at home? Unless she had a particular reason to believe she needed one, she shouldn't have owned a gun. But since she did, yes, she should have left it at home. Here's 3 examples of a concealed carry permit holder using a concealed weapon in ...
by Tubbsalot
Tue Dec 30, 2014 7:04 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Toddler Shoots and Kills Mother
Replies: 1164
Views: 8630

Generally detectives drive cars. Cars which lock. Why don't they leave their gun in the car most of the time, then? Why was I required to carry at all times, even off duty? Bearing in mind that I'm not a detective, and know hardly anything about detectives, I'm not sure why you're asking. In most o...
by Tubbsalot
Tue Dec 30, 2014 6:55 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Toddler Shoots and Kills Mother
Replies: 1164
Views: 8630

Would you prefer I just link to a single incident? After all, that is all it takes to prove your statement wrong. You mean, would I like you to do literally the one thing I've been asking you to do for the last five pages? Yes, actually, I would. If you could link to an example of a situation which...
by Tubbsalot
Tue Dec 30, 2014 6:34 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Toddler Shoots and Kills Mother
Replies: 1164
Views: 8630

So detectives should only carry guns when they're headed into gang territory, and leave it in their car when they're questioning witnesses and doing investigations, because forcefield? Are you being wilfully obtuse? I'm talking about the average citizen, who does not put themselves in particularly ...
by Tubbsalot
Tue Dec 30, 2014 6:26 pm
 
Forum: General
Topic: Toddler Shoots and Kills Mother
Replies: 1164
Views: 8630

Big Jim P wrote:True. However Tubbs made a blanket statement, and almost every blanket statement can be proven false.

If only you'd actually bothered to do so, rather than just assuring me you were totally right on the basis of, oh, a bunch of things you've read, and some stuff, just trust you.
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