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by KLB
Tue Oct 29, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: Warning
Replies: 38
Views: 1525

Re: Warning

What bothers me about fentanyl is that it's so dangerous that I don't understand how anyone works with it. Getting it into a hollow point without killing yourself seems more trouble than it's worth.
by KLB
Tue Oct 29, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: Warning
Replies: 38
Views: 1525

Re: Warning

Sounds like an urban legend to me, BUT it may be a good plot device in my next detective story.
by KLB
Sun Oct 27, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: NV: Sherrif who says he will inforce new red flag laws facing recall effort.
Replies: 12
Views: 528

Re: NV: Sherrif who says he will inforce new red flag laws facing recall effort.

I looked it up, and Humboldt County is a long way from Las Vegas or even Reno. The only incorporated town and county seat is Winnemuca, not exactly a household name.

What did he expect?
by KLB
Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: TX:Judge orders man to pay 96k in divorce settlement even though she was married to two other men
Replies: 21
Views: 1561

Re: TX:Judge orders man to pay 96k in divorce settlement even though she was married to two other men

It's difficult to understand the outcome, especially given this provision of the Texas Family Code: Sec. 6.202. MARRIAGE DURING EXISTENCE OF PRIOR MARRIAGE. (a) A marriage is void if entered into when either party has an existing marriage to another person that has not been dissolved by legal action...
by KLB
Wed Aug 21, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: .22 pistol choices
Replies: 52
Views: 5834

Re: .22 pistol choices

My Walther P22 does not feed reliably. I would not use it for anything other than target practice.
by KLB
Wed Aug 21, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: May you display your weapon before you have legal cause to fire it?
Replies: 2
Views: 913

May you display your weapon before you have legal cause to fire it?

A Michigan court says "yes" under Michigan law: Yesterday the Michigan Court of Appeals handed down a decision in a highly public and very controversial case that gun owners across the United States should applaud. In short, it demonstrates and validates the value of armed self-defense even when you...
by KLB
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Medicare- The Health Care Standard Everyone Should Have
Replies: 28
Views: 1614

Re: Medicare- The Health Care Standard Everyone Should Have

jason812 wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:56 pm
AARP lobbied for Obamacare. Why? Probably cause AARP knew it would make billions.
AARP is a left-wing lobbying organization that sells insurance and offers a few side benefits to obscure its true nature. I won't have anything to do with them.
by KLB
Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: Dems threaten SCOTUS over upcoming 2A case
Replies: 25
Views: 1753

Re: Dems threaten SCOTUS over upcoming 2A case

I know those Justices are cut from better stuff than me, but if I sat on that bench I'd rule against whatever the Dems wanted just because of their threat I don't know about "better stuff," whatever that might mean. But my thoughts went down a related line. We might hope that, to discourage such th...
by KLB
Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Self-Defense Reports
Topic: IL: Homeowner runs off burglars, one killed
Replies: 3
Views: 925

Re: IL: Homeowner runs off burglars, one killed

ELB wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:13 pm
Four of them have been charged with 1st degree felony murder.
As they should be. Sometimes things work out well.
by KLB
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Australia today!
Replies: 15
Views: 1792

Re: Australia today!

I would cut them a little slack. They were on an extended hunting trip and got a little lost. I’ve done that before. Yeah, me too. I appreciate the levity, but the larger point is important because it's typically ignored. Those we know as "Native Americans" or "Australian Aboriginals" are the desce...
by KLB
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: News Reports of Texas Gun Laws Taking Effect 9/1/19
Replies: 6
Views: 4883

Re: News Reports of Texas Gun Laws Taking Effect 9/1/19

A) How convoluted the law was as it was written Simply written, easily understood laws are an aspirational goal. We should strive for them while nevertheless recognizing we'll never entirely get there. I once wrote just one chapter of a code of ordinances for the city for which I was an Assistant C...
by KLB
Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: Are we de facto in more danger from Republicans than Democrats in regard to 2nd Amendment?
Replies: 22
Views: 1652

Re: Are we de facto in more danger from Republicans than Democrats in regard to 2nd Amendment?

apostate wrote:
Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:22 pm

We got National Park carry under Obama.

We got a gun accessory classified as a machine gun under Trump.

Draw your own conclusions.
True as far as it goes, but I doubt you would prefer Obama to Trump or Democrats to Republicans, generally. Abjuring the lesser evil gets you the greater evil.
by KLB
Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: Attorney Andrew Branca Discusses MO Walmart Incident
Replies: 21
Views: 5108

Re: Attorney Andrew Branca Discusses MO Walmart Incident

Branca states: My advice is that you exercise your Second Amendment rights responsibly, like adults who both demand that right and accept the responsibilities that come with it, rather than as self-serving adult-children who want rights without responsibility. Because if the second path is chosen, t...
by KLB
Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: Death Camps for Trump Supporters
Replies: 19
Views: 1685

Re: Death Camps for Trump Supporters

The reliability of Infowars, as a news source, is comparable to that of the National Enquirer. They will pass along anything that is given to them, as long as it fits their agenda, regardless of its validity or truthfulness. There's a followup: PATCHOGUE, NY — A day after anti-Trump supporter flier...
by KLB
Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: Are we de facto in more danger from Republicans than Democrats in regard to 2nd Amendment?
Replies: 22
Views: 1652

Re: Are we de facto in more danger from Republicans than Democrats in regard to 2nd Amendment?

Depends on what you mean by "de facto danger." Democrats will always take any anti-gun step they can, up to and including legislating confiscation (let's not get into the difficulties of effecting confiscation). Republicans are the only bulwark, and when they decide to relent on some point, that poi...

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