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Pistol-packing lawmaker deserves a high-caliber nickname
Chicago Tribune ^ | 7 Dec 2012 | John Kass

Posted on 12/11/2012 5:05:22 AM PST by rellimpank

What's worse for a distinguished, pro-gun-control Chicago politician who sports a cool goatee and an always-natty wardrobe:

Being charged with a felony after allegedly trying to carry a .25-caliber Beretta handgun onto a Chicago plane bound for Washington?

Or to suffer as readers and radio talk show callers showered him Thursday with endearing — sometimes snarky — nicknames?

(Excerpt) Read more at chicagotribune.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: banglist; rkba
--a few days old , but the Trib's token "conservative" is always good---
1 posted on 12/11/2012 5:05:36 AM PST by rellimpank
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To: rellimpank

Since most of us don’t feel like registering to the Trib, how about somebody spill the nickname?


2 posted on 12/11/2012 5:13:43 AM PST by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: rellimpank
"He shouldn't have carried it in the garment bag," said Lisa from Glen Ellyn, a gun enthusiast and shooter who ridiculed his tiny weapon. "He should have had it in a sequined fuchsia clutch. Something with a little pop."

Slap!
3 posted on 12/11/2012 5:16:30 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: rellimpank

.25-caliber is a HIGH-caliber????


4 posted on 12/11/2012 5:18:22 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: G Larry

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5 posted on 12/11/2012 5:19:36 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: G Larry

Sen. Donne ‘Dangerously’ Trotter

Sen. Donne “Tiny Pistol” Trotter

“Let’s call him ‘Big Shooter,’” Jake Hartford said

“Donne Dead-Eye Trotter,” said one caller.

“Dinky Donne” or “Pea Shooter Trotter,” said another.

Others offered “Pop Gun” Trotter, “Police Blotter” Trotter, “Almost Conceal Carry” Trotter and “Dead Eye” Trotter.

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Lots of possibilities given.


6 posted on 12/11/2012 5:22:24 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: thackney

Donne “Mouse Fart” Trotter


7 posted on 12/11/2012 5:27:50 AM PST by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: G Larry

Dirk Diggler.


8 posted on 12/11/2012 5:32:05 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: rellimpank

I like - Donne Dumbass Trotter


9 posted on 12/11/2012 5:35:21 AM PST by BO Stinkss
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To: rellimpank

Garter gun Trotter.


10 posted on 12/11/2012 5:36:36 AM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: CrazyIvan

“Garter gun Trotter.”

We have a possible winner here. Let’s see if we can beat that, although it will be diffcult.

Boy, that one leaves a mark.


11 posted on 12/11/2012 5:51:58 AM PST by buffaloguy
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To: rellimpank

.25 cal.? Maybe he should be known as “Angry Quarter-Inch”


12 posted on 12/11/2012 5:55:21 AM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: rellimpank
To quote Dirty Harry: “A man has to know his limitations.” If you have to carry a small pistol, there are plenty of choices besides a .25 ACP. A nice titanium S&W Centennial five-shot .38 Special revolver loaded with Federal Hydra-Shoks gets the job done and weighs 10.5 ounces.

However, this is a connected Chicago Democrap and if anything comes of this “mistake”, it will be a resume enhancement when he gets out of federal prison (if Obama permits it to go that far). Most likely a fine and a slap on the wrist for the “connected” politician.

13 posted on 12/11/2012 6:00:40 AM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: rellimpank

Trotter said “I thought it was a lighter. I bought it to light my crack pi... I mean birthday candles”.


14 posted on 12/11/2012 6:01:37 AM PST by 762X51
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To: rellimpank

How about Sheriff Bart Trotter.’Scuse me while I whip this out.


15 posted on 12/11/2012 6:05:11 AM PST by 762X51
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To: thackney
.25-caliber is a HIGH-caliber????

Since he was carrying a .25-caliber Beratta (probably a Minx) I vote that his new nickname should be:

Donne "Two Bits" Trotter.

16 posted on 12/11/2012 6:12:28 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred.)
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To: rellimpank

I see that the competition is heating up. Wow, you guys are good.


17 posted on 12/11/2012 6:14:15 AM PST by buffaloguy
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts
Donne "Two Bits" Trotter.

The two-bit twit.

18 posted on 12/11/2012 6:22:58 AM PST by IYAS9YAS (Rose, there's a Messerschmitt in the kitchen. Clean it up, will ya?)
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To: rellimpank

With a 25 caliber pistol I would call him poodle shooter per Bob the Nailer.


19 posted on 12/11/2012 7:27:09 AM PST by wordsofearnest (Proper aim of giving is to put the recipient in a state where he no longer needs it. C.S. Lewis)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

“Two Bits” ...

I used that term at work, and the new hires (25 year-old engineers) didn’t know what it meant.

So I had to explain Pieces-of-Eight and chopping them up, etc.

I’m not sure they wanted to know.

Maybe going metric would help i.e., 6.35 mm


20 posted on 12/11/2012 8:15:38 AM PST by Scrambler Bob (If you could read my mind ... just count up the felonies!)
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To: Scrambler Bob
I used that term at work, and the new hires (25 year-old engineers) didn’t know what it meant.

Just what the hell passes for history in schools these days?

21 posted on 12/11/2012 9:28:51 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred.)
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To: G Larry

Name him for the ammo round he most resembles: Dum dum.


22 posted on 12/11/2012 10:36:59 AM PST by DPMD
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To: rellimpank

How about Donne “Too Small” Trotter?

It has a nice ring to it.


23 posted on 12/12/2012 2:05:35 PM PST by buffaloguy
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To: rellimpank

Actually, that same Beretta in .22LR is more reliable, and believe it or not, more powerful, than the .25ACP.


24 posted on 12/13/2012 5:55:31 AM PST by real saxophonist (Looking for the joke with a microscope)
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