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by Soccerdad1995
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: I want to keep my guns.
Replies: 139
Views: 7761

Re: I want to keep my guns.

TheFriscoKid wrote:
montgomery wrote:
TheFriscoKid wrote:
1911 Raptor wrote:i Think we have an anti in our midst.
Would a photo of my guns clear the air ? A recent target ?

No sir. You made it quite clear that this is not your fight. If you are not willing to stand and fight, then you are part of the problem. And that IS the problem.
I have a life, loved ones, people that I love and love me. A lot to live for and a lot of life lived. The only thing I'd kill or die for would be to protect my wife and son.

Guns are a part of my life, they are not my life.
Frisco -

You have repeatedly said that you would not kill or die to protect the rights and freedoms that Americans hold sacred. That's your choice. But realize that there are many, many others who have fought and died to protect those freedoms, and there are many others including a large percentage of the folks you are talking to who have fought and would be willing to die if necessary to ensure that you continue to enjoy all of those rights and freedoms.

You ask why we can't understand your viewpoint? The answer is that we do understand what you are saying. We understand that there are those who are unwilling to make the ultimate sacrifice to protect the rights and freedoms of others. To paraphrase a line from "A few good men", we would just prefer that you simply said "thank you" and went on your way.
by Soccerdad1995
Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: I want to keep my guns.
Replies: 139
Views: 7761

Re: I want to keep my guns.

montgomery wrote:
TheFriscoKid wrote:
1911 Raptor wrote:i Think we have an anti in our midst.
Would a photo of my guns clear the air ? A recent target ?

No sir. You made it quite clear that this is not your fight. If you are not willing to stand and fight, then you are part of the problem. And that IS the problem.
The phrase "I am not a racist since I have several black friends" comes to mind.
by Soccerdad1995
Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: I want to keep my guns.
Replies: 139
Views: 7761

Re: I want to keep my guns.

TheFriscoKid wrote:
It is human nature to be lazy and scared. That is what tyrants have counted on all throughout history.
It's not being 'lazy or scared' - it's being strategic.

No one here, no group of people here are capable of winning against the govt. During the revolution it only took a few rifles and a few good men. What is your 5,000 acre hillbilly compound going to do against an army equipped with tanks, blackhawks and warthogs?

It's common sense to live to fight another day. It's also common sense in every day life and in nature.

Although the argument has gotten sidetracked - the main idea is give up worthless concessions like "the mentally ill should have easier access to guns" before much more restrictive regulations are forced upon us.
Throughout history people have been oppressed. And they inevitably are able to overthrow those who oppress them despite facing superior firepower. Humans are capable of accomplishing the seemingly impossible if they are fully committed to the task.

I take no offense at being called a "hillbilly". Although I think you intended offense with your comment. I'll side with "hillbillies" against liberal elites every day of the week and twice on Sunday.

You have stated your point. Most here disagree with you. Why don't you move on and leave us "hillbillies" alone. We will be just fine sitting here bitterly clinging to our guns and our God.
by Soccerdad1995
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: I want to keep my guns.
Replies: 139
Views: 7761

Re: I want to keep my guns.

anygunanywhere wrote:
TheFriscoKid wrote:I've lived 55 years - haven't "needed" a gun yet.
Did you ever stop to think that the fact that so many of us have firearms and hold the 2A in such high regard is the very reason we have not degraded into a socialist heck hole yet?

Your definition of "need" is undoubtedly quite different from mine.

You started this thread about wanting to keep your guns, but so far I have read no commitment to doing what is necessary to keep them. You have stated that you would turn them in.
I'm guessing that he "wants" to keep his guns, like he "wants" to keep his television. What the lambs will never understand is that there are some who "want" to keep our freedoms more than we "want" to keep anything else. Including our lives. A lot of folks didn't understand that in 1776, or today. It is human nature to be lazy and scared. That is what tyrants have counted on all throughout history.
by Soccerdad1995
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: I want to keep my guns.
Replies: 139
Views: 7761

Re: I want to keep my guns.

oljames3 wrote:
TheFriscoKid wrote:
jason812 wrote:
TheFriscoKid wrote:
Is everyone here a 'cold dead hands' advocate ?
Yes
Jason, no wife or children ? No other passions or hobbies ? Travel? Anything ?

Really - honestly willing to have a shoot out where the certain result is your death? Regardless of how many you'd take with you ?
Many of us here swore a solemn oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic and to bear true faith and allegiance to the same. There is no expiration date on that oath.
:iagree:

I risked everything to defend the Constitution while I was in Iraq. I will do the same again, if necessary, here in the Republic of Texas.
by Soccerdad1995
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: I want to keep my guns.
Replies: 139
Views: 7761

Re: I want to keep my guns.

Flightmare wrote:https://www.fbi.gov/file-repository/nic ... h_year.pdf

Again, the NICS check numbers do not seem to coincide with the chart you provided. June 2016 set a record for the most background checks done in the month of June for any year. 2016 itself had more NICS checks done than any other year in history. 2017 was down slightly from 2016, but only enough to put it at the 2nd highest year in history. Now to be fair, there is a disclaimer at the bottom of the data put out by the FBI.
These statistics represent the number of firearm background checks initiated through the NICS. They do not represent the number of firearms sold.
They're right. Just because a background check is initiated, does not mean a firearm was sold.
A person could change their mind.
A person could be denied by NICS.
Or like many of us on here, a person could have a LTC (or their state equivalent) which meets the guidelines that do not require a background check being done for every firearm purchase.

Either way, an increase in NICS checks tells me that more and more firearms are being purchased. Additionally, there are more people getting their carry licenses.

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/05/22/de ... shows.html

The chart you posted does not coincide with the fact that more people are getting their carry licenses, and more NICS checks are being run. I believe our president might call it "Fake News".
We keep seeing increases in the rate of guns being sold. So unless we have a ton of guns being discarded because they are "used up", the number of guns owned by Americans must be going up, not down. Guns aren't perishable goods. They tend to last a long time. This isn't something like automobiles that have a sub 10 year life.
by Soccerdad1995
Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:52 am
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: I want to keep my guns.
Replies: 139
Views: 7761

Re: I want to keep my guns.

philip964 wrote:Had that bill gotten enough Republicans to get on board, Obama would have signed it and the Florida school shooter would not have been able to kill 17 last week.

So in reality, the Democratic bill would have saved those children. He would not have had the chance to kill as many with a bolt action rifle.

Yeah, the FBI not being stupid would have saved them too. But the AR15 ban would have saved those children. No doubt in my mind.

My social media is a blaze with ban the AR15, end the second amendment, kick the GOP out in November.

The GOP needs to get a head of this with their own bill. Now.
Phillip, why are you "certain" that this deranged individual could not have gotten his hands on a vehicle and driven that into a crowd of teenagers? Do you honestly believe that no AR15 = no mass killing? If so, I fear it is pointless to have any discussion with you.
by Soccerdad1995
Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: I want to keep my guns.
Replies: 139
Views: 7761

Re: I want to keep my guns.

flechero wrote:
NNT wrote: My church today talked to some of us and reminded us they don't consider carry guns in the building appropriate, but falling far short of banning us. I struggle with that one. For now I choose to respect the request. I am not sure I alway will.
Sorry to hear that... it would have been my last day there. It's a non-negotiable item for me.
:iagree:

I would have respected the request and the notice that I, as someone who carries a gun, is not welcome in that church.
by Soccerdad1995
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: I want to keep my guns.
Replies: 139
Views: 7761

Re: I want to keep my guns.

philip964 wrote:18 years old for bolt action rifle or 2 barrel shotgun.

21 years old for semi automatic handgun, pump shotgun

25 years old semi automatic rifle, automatic shotgun

No bump stocks or other rapid fire devices

50 state plus D.C. CHL license.

No off limits for CHL, except NFL stadiums, and businesses who post.
So mass shootings concentrated at NFL stadiums. I also dislike the NFL for their refusal to crack down on anti-American player protesters, but I still think we should keep their fans safe.

Are you making an age exception for our military, or should we just raise the minimum age to serve to be 25? Either way, this is a bad idea, IMHO. Raise the driving age to 25 since more people are killed by drivers under that age, than by shooters under 25.

Define "rapid fire devices". Unless it is defined in such a way that common everyday items are included, then your ban will be non-effective. But maybe it will make you feel better.

I like National reciprocity, but all licenses should be issued by the states, not the federal government.
by Soccerdad1995
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: I want to keep my guns.
Replies: 139
Views: 7761

Re: I want to keep my guns.

rp_photo wrote:
TheFriscoKid wrote:I also want to see an end to mass shootings, school massacres and suicides.

What is the common thread? Declining mental health.

I don't think we have a gun problem but a mental health problem.
An untended consequence I see is gun owners being unwilling to seek help for mental issues out of fear of losing their rights. And I can't say I blame them.
:iagree:

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