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by JustSomeOldGuy
Tue Nov 13, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: Jones Hall - posted??
Replies: 4
Views: 224

Re: Jones Hall - posted??

Just to further confuse the issue, Wikipedia sez
Upon completion, the hall was donated to the city[3], and today is operated by the Houston First Corporation.[6]
so this is another instance of public-owned property not under public control.
by JustSomeOldGuy
Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Today in Trump's new term as President
Replies: 2819
Views: 117250

Re: Today in Trump's new term as President

Freedom of the press does NOT necessarily guarantee access for any ONE reporter. CNN can send somebody else. What the first amendment does provide, is that Acosta can whine about getting the boot in any manner and forum he chooses.....
by JustSomeOldGuy
Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: California bar shooting leaves 12 dead
Replies: 59
Views: 1679

Re: California bar shooting leaves 12 dead

If we disallow carry everywhere, emotions, have run high, in the past, we will never allow carry anywhere. Emotions run high, in homes, at work, at bus stops, in banks, parking lots, grocery stores, basically, anywhere, people go, there have been emotional outbursts, sometimes becoming violent. I c...
by JustSomeOldGuy
Mon Nov 12, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Alcohol and self defense
Replies: 29
Views: 693

Re: Alcohol and self defense

Ditto on what srothstein and scottdls said. When CHL first passed in the mid-90's, I recall what one of our instructors half-joked; that from then on we would all be doing our drinking <pause> at home <pause> alone <pause> in the dark. All based on the fact that everything between 0+ and 0.08 BAC is...
by JustSomeOldGuy
Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Nobody but Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Replies: 86
Views: 3986

Re: Nobody but Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The new tag phrase under AOC will be "we have to pass it to find out how much it will cost".
by JustSomeOldGuy
Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: California bar shooting leaves 12 dead
Replies: 59
Views: 1679

Re: California bar shooting leaves 12 dead

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2018/11/09/thousand-oaks-following-ian-long-shooting-borderline-bar-and-grill-fearful-residents-buy-guns/1947476002/ 1000 Oaks residents buy guns at local gun shop. At least all southern Californians are not idiots. They - are irritated that none of the 6 law enf...
by JustSomeOldGuy
Tue Nov 06, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: NY:No fowl play suspected in deaths of Saudi sisters found duct taped together in Hudson River
Replies: 8
Views: 380

Re: NY:No fowl play suspected in deaths of Saudi sisters found duct taped together in Hudson River

Their mother told detectives the day before the bodies were discovered, she received a call from an official at the Saudi Arabian Embassy, ordering the family to leave the U.S. because her daughters had applied for political asylum, New York police said Tuesday Oct. 30, 2018. Might have been suicid...
by JustSomeOldGuy
Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: TX: Trick, no treat, on Halloween
Replies: 4
Views: 320

Re: TX: Trick, no treat, on Halloween

Would this qualify as a 'strongarm robbery'? Or merely 'Ape-ravated Assault'?
by JustSomeOldGuy
Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: Suspicious package sent to CNN in an attempt to get out the Dem vote
Replies: 91
Views: 4573

Re: Suspicious package sent to CNN in an attempt to get out the Dem vote

https://market-ticker.org/akcs-www?post=234445 as well as all the other stuff in the posting, THIS There is evidence that the alleged perpetrator also is not being honestly presented to us. He allegedly changed voter registration and registered as a Republican in 2016. As a resident of Florida with...
by JustSomeOldGuy
Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: Suspicious package sent to CNN in an attempt to get out the Dem vote
Replies: 91
Views: 4573

Re: Suspicious package sent to CNN in an attempt to get out the Dem vote

“Cesar and his bros ARE at war, against all these things, against us, the majority, and they are at war inside of and against themselves,” Moore wrote.
ROFL. Michael Moore thinks he represents 'the majority'.
by JustSomeOldGuy
Sat Oct 27, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Early Voting
Replies: 79
Views: 2673

Re: Early Voting

Voted this morning before 9am. I was the only one there. (this particular location has been open for a week already. First couple of days, there was a line....)
by JustSomeOldGuy
Sat Oct 27, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: Suspicious package sent to CNN in an attempt to get out the Dem vote
Replies: 91
Views: 4573

Re: Suspicious package sent to CNN in an attempt to get out the Dem vote

https://nypost.com/2018/10/26/suspected-mail-bomber-was-a-stripper-with-a-steroid-problem/ Stripper with a steroid problem. to paraphrase that line from the staff meeting in 'Under Siege', "Hey Bubba, we'll just blame it on 'roid rage'". Seriously though, if I was running the investigation, I'd be ...
by JustSomeOldGuy
Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: Suspicious package sent to CNN in an attempt to get out the Dem vote
Replies: 91
Views: 4573

Re: Suspicious package sent to CNN in an attempt to get out the Dem vote

Smells like a propaganda/disinformation plot to me. And I have no faith in the FBI's ability to identify and publicize the bomb maker's identity before the election, especially if he turns out to be a democrat......
by JustSomeOldGuy
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Are you voting in the 2018 Midterms?
Replies: 66
Views: 2805

Re: Are you voting in the 2018 Midterms?

Mixed.... am NOT going to vote for George P. Bush
by JustSomeOldGuy
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: Commercial Vendor Bargains and Deal
Topic: Enter to win a Glock model 45
Replies: 8
Views: 2197

Re: Enter to win a Glock model 45

The G45 appears to be a short-barreled G17. A short-barreled 17 sounds like a solution in search of a problem......either that, or my 'curmudgeon' is showing......

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