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How big a Gun does Anyone Need?
American Thinker ^ | January 17, 2013 | Gary Henderson

Posted on 01/17/2013 8:29:38 PM PST by neverdem

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1 posted on 01/17/2013 8:29:43 PM PST by neverdem
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To: neverdem

Is the moon still there?


2 posted on 01/17/2013 8:33:11 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Thought Puzzle: Describe Islam without using the phrase "mental disorder" more than four times.)
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To: neverdem

Just big enough to make my day.


3 posted on 01/17/2013 8:34:02 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: neverdem

How much HP does anyone’s car need?
Andrew Cuomo collects muscle cars.
Why does he “need” 500 HP?
Why does he “need” to go 100 mph over the speed limit?
YOU DON’T “NEED” 500 HP TO TRANSPORT A DEER!


4 posted on 01/17/2013 8:34:12 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: neverdem
Well if the trailer comes with it....

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5 posted on 01/17/2013 8:36:10 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: neverdem

If we win, the gun was big enough.


6 posted on 01/17/2013 8:36:21 PM PST by MaxMax (Gun free zones was the invitation to gun bans by the left, at any cost)
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To: neverdem

How big will the guns grow before we correct a government gone bad?


7 posted on 01/17/2013 8:37:15 PM PST by Eye of Unk (AR2 2013 is the American Revolution part 2 of 2013)
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Cannons!


8 posted on 01/17/2013 8:37:53 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: neverdem

I’m in Texas. There is no maximum here. I’ll take a self propelled artillery piece if I could afford it and the ammo.


9 posted on 01/17/2013 8:38:24 PM PST by King_Corey (www.kingcorey.com -- OpenCarry.org)
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To: neverdem

10 posted on 01/17/2013 8:38:45 PM PST by caveat emptor (!)
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To: neverdem

How big and how many?

I want the biggest baddest fire-breathing dragon that I can carry. Simple.


11 posted on 01/17/2013 8:39:56 PM PST by LachlanMinnesota
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To: neverdem

Something interesting that I got curious about skimmed once is how letters of Marque and Reprisal didn’t authorize scopes of firepower.

Congress just assumed private citizens knew where a private citizen could buy canon. No permission was needed to buy it, arm it or fire it. You only needed Congresses permission to fire it at a foreigner.


12 posted on 01/17/2013 8:44:37 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Thought Puzzle: Describe Islam without using the phrase "mental disorder" more than four times.)
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To: neverdem

I constantly hear on the MSM that no one “needs” a simautomatic weapon. Nothing in the 2A says that I must “need”, just says I have the right to own. Wheather I need a certain gun has nothing to do with my right to own a certain gun.


13 posted on 01/17/2013 8:45:48 PM PST by doc1019
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To: neverdem

14 posted on 01/17/2013 8:51:16 PM PST by Malone LaVeigh
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To: doc1019

Damn Skippy!

It is not the “BILL OF NEEDS”!!


15 posted on 01/17/2013 8:53:54 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: neverdem

At the very minimum, whatever law enforcement possesses. After all, they are dealing with same unsavory citizens you and I have to live amongst. Plus ordinary folk have NO right to police protection.


16 posted on 01/17/2013 8:54:08 PM PST by yadent
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To: cripplecreek

The heck is that thing ?!?


17 posted on 01/17/2013 8:54:21 PM PST by farlander (Fiat Justitia, Ruat Caelum. Sic Semper Tyrannis!)
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To: neverdem

A gustav gun on your front lawn


18 posted on 01/17/2013 8:54:41 PM PST by Morris70
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To: neverdem

Simple. We need guns as “big” as the ones a government gone tyrannical could turn on us.


19 posted on 01/17/2013 8:54:47 PM PST by Trod Upon (Civilian disarmament is the precursor to democide.)
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To: All

Does a Woman NEED a 10 carat diamond ring to symbolize a union when a cigar band will suffice?


20 posted on 01/17/2013 8:55:48 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: neverdem

“Big enough” is whatever is appropriate to protect my land and my family. The range of predators and varmints goes from rabbits to #400 hogs. Sometimes I must work while armed because of coyotes and bears. The needs vary, so the weapons vary. None of it is the government’s business.


21 posted on 01/17/2013 8:56:38 PM PST by Carry_Okie (GunWalker: Arming "a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as well funded")
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To: neverdem

Just what is the implication here?..

my answer: Bigger than your women are used to, little man.


22 posted on 01/17/2013 8:57:38 PM PST by glock rocks (Pro Deo et Constitutione - Libertas aut Mors)
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To: neverdem

Rule of thumb: 1 caliber larger than the largest the government has supplied to drug cartels.


23 posted on 01/17/2013 8:59:56 PM PST by mnehring
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To: neverdem
I think this guy used to post on FR:

I'll take one of these.

24 posted on 01/17/2013 9:00:41 PM PST by Rebelbase
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To: mylife

Forget 500 HP. My 2011 Sonata has a speedometer with a160 mph top. Don’t know if it will do 160, but it’s done 130 with some pedal still left. Any 19 year old male has access to cars that go past 120. What’s more dangerous, some 40 year old good citizen with a mini 14 and AR locked in his gun closet or a 19 year old male on a Sat nite behind the wheel of a Hyundai Veloster with a 1.6 turbo?


25 posted on 01/17/2013 9:01:52 PM PST by xkaydet65
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To: neverdem

BTW, did anyone know there are no laws regulating or prohibiting flamethrowers? Nothing says “stopping power” like a squirt of 2,200 degree Fahrenheit flaming jellied gasoline.


26 posted on 01/17/2013 9:02:48 PM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: neverdem
What type of firearm, what caliber, what features, how many rounds in the magazine... I don't know, depends on the situation.

What I absolutely must have is the freedom to make that choice myself. Without that, we have tyranny.

27 posted on 01/17/2013 9:02:53 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: xkaydet65

I hear that those Sonatas have plenty of engine.
Problem is they run out of suspension at those speeds, and then...

BLAMMO!


28 posted on 01/17/2013 9:04:16 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: neverdem

Any firearm I can carry will still weigh a damn sight less than any cop I could carry.


29 posted on 01/17/2013 9:04:27 PM PST by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: ThunderSleeps
What I absolutely must have is the freedom to make that choice myself.

Agreed. Hat tip.

30 posted on 01/17/2013 9:05:26 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Rebelbase

20mm anti tank Lahti


31 posted on 01/17/2013 9:06:41 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: neverdem

I wonder if anyone has every come out of a firefight or self defensive shooting situation thinking: “I wish I hadn’t had so many rounds of ammunition.”


32 posted on 01/17/2013 9:07:09 PM PST by Washi (Socialism is Slavery)
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To: mylife

Although I feel offended by the “Damn Skippy!” reference ... I don’t really know your motive.

Nonetheless I agree it is not the bill of “needs”, it is the bill of “rights”.


33 posted on 01/17/2013 9:07:27 PM PST by doc1019
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To: Washi

every = ever


34 posted on 01/17/2013 9:07:41 PM PST by Washi (Socialism is Slavery)
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To: mylife

“when a cigar band will suffice?”

I prefer the pull tabs on beer cans. they don’t tear nor rust. :-)


35 posted on 01/17/2013 9:09:25 PM PST by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Learn three chords and you, too, can be a Rock Star!)
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To: MasterGunner01

jellied gasoline? how’s that on toast?


36 posted on 01/17/2013 9:10:53 PM PST by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo in laughter")
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To: spel_grammer_an_punct_polise

By God! Thar’s a reasonable solution that No one could be offended by!


37 posted on 01/17/2013 9:14:48 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: doc1019

No offense meant.
It was merely a SoCal colloquialism.


38 posted on 01/17/2013 9:16:48 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

Diggit


39 posted on 01/17/2013 9:18:49 PM PST by doc1019
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To: neverdem

How big are the guns that the bad guys are carrying?

That big.


40 posted on 01/17/2013 9:18:49 PM PST by lurk
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To: Psycho_Bunny

Best comment ever.


41 posted on 01/17/2013 9:22:35 PM PST by Trod Upon (Civilian disarmament is the precursor to democide.)
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To: farlander

That’s an A-10, without the airframe..


42 posted on 01/17/2013 9:24:31 PM PST by null and void (Gun confiscation enables tyranny. Don't enable Tyranny)
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To: fabian

It turns your toast into a crispy critter (people too).


43 posted on 01/17/2013 9:36:42 PM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: neverdem
The solution to this one is simple. There has to be SOME limit i.e. you and I should not have nuclear weapons or weaponized anthrax. The test should be this:

If the mere fact of Al Quaeda HAVING something is sufficient to move the Pentagon to action, then you or I should not have it. For example, Al Quaeda just having nuclear weapons or anthrax or shoulder-fired AA weapons will move Uncle Sam to act. On the other hand, AQ could have as many machineguns, as many silenced weapons, as many switchblade knives or street-sweepers as it wants and Uncle Sam wouldn't really give a rat's ass. Why should he give a rat's ass over one of us owning any such? Are we less trustworthy than AQ??

44 posted on 01/17/2013 9:37:43 PM PST by varmintman
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To: All

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGCFmSFvIZw


45 posted on 01/17/2013 9:42:20 PM PST by varmintman
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To: farlander

30 mm GAU-8/A seven-barrel Gatling gun normally found on A-10 Thunderbolts, AKA Warthogs.


46 posted on 01/17/2013 9:44:39 PM PST by SeaHawkFan
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To: MasterGunner01

yeah..that would be a bad flavor...


47 posted on 01/17/2013 9:47:02 PM PST by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo in laughter")
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To: neverdem
When YNN.COM/news/capitaltonight commie moonbat Liz Benjamin asked New York State Senator Kathleen Marchione, "Why would a person need so much firepower as an assault rifle?"

The Senator fired back: "The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower."

The perfect answer - please support her Repeal SAFE ACT petition.

She has 60,000 signatures thus far

www.nysenate.gov/webform/stand-second-amendment-standing-new-york- state-senator-kathleen-marchione

48 posted on 01/17/2013 9:47:16 PM PST by bunkerhill7 ( Lend a friend a gun)
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To: farlander

You never saw a Volkswagon Beetle before?


49 posted on 01/17/2013 9:51:34 PM PST by KrisKrinkle (Blessed be those who know the depth and breadth of their ignorance. Cursed be those who don't.)
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To: SeaHawkFan

guns guns guns........junk junk junk


50 posted on 01/17/2013 9:58:16 PM PST by superfries
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