Page 3 of 3

Re: Unfair to use an AR-15 against would-be burglars?

Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:47 am
by ELB
Of course it's unfair. That's the point.

Re: Unfair to use an AR-15 against would-be burglars?

Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:11 am
by Soccerdad1995
OneGun wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:00 am
What is "Fair"?? What is fair in a home invasion? When it comes to taxes, we hear the phrase "Fair Share". What is the definition of "Fair Share"?

The only place I find "Fair" is in the dictionary. In life, not a darn thing is fair.
As far as taxes, "fair share" is pretty obvious. You pay a share equal to what you are receiving. If you and I go out to lunch, paying our "fair share" would mean paying for what we each ate. For sake of argument, let's assume that we all, more or less, get roughly the same benefit from government services. The government raised $1.977 Trillion dollars in individual income taxes in 2018. There are approximately 325 million people in the U.S. That means your "fair share" is $6,083 per person. For a family of four, that's right around $24,000 per year.

Re: Unfair to use an AR-15 against would-be burglars?

Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:26 am
by bblhd672
Soccerdad1995 wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:11 am
As far as taxes, "fair share" is pretty obvious. You pay a share equal to what you are receiving. If you and I go out to lunch, paying our "fair share" would mean paying for what we each ate.
Our ruling class sees it a bit differently though: You and one of the elites go to lunch, the elite has lobster, Filet Mignon and a $300 bottle of wine, you have a $1.00 hamburger and a glass of water. You pay the elite's lunch tab, your own and the tip.

Re: Unfair to use an AR-15 against would-be burglars?

Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:05 pm
by Soccerdad1995
bblhd672 wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:26 am
Soccerdad1995 wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:11 am
As far as taxes, "fair share" is pretty obvious. You pay a share equal to what you are receiving. If you and I go out to lunch, paying our "fair share" would mean paying for what we each ate.
Our ruling class sees it a bit differently though: You and one of the elites go to lunch, the elite has lobster, Filet Mignon and a $300 bottle of wine, you have a $1.00 hamburger and a glass of water. You pay the elite's lunch tab, your own and the tip.
Yes. I always get a kick out of the likes of Obama squealing about people not paying their "fair share". When you have 1% of the population paying 40% of all the taxes, the only rational argument is that lower income folks are the ones not paying their "fair share". Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying that a family of four who only makes $30,000 a year should pay $24,000 in taxes. I pay much more than my family's "fair share" and I am perfectly OK with that. I just wish that people wouldn't try to make me feel bad for doing so.

To paraphrase Jack Nicholson from "A few good men", I just wish they would say 'thank you' and go on their way.

Re: Unfair to use an AR-15 against would-be burglars?

Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:10 pm
by The Annoyed Man
Soccerdad1995 wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:05 pm
To paraphrase Jack Nicholson from "A few good men", I just wish they would say 'thank you' and go on their way.
Progressives don’t know how to say “thank you”, because no matter how much you do, it will never be enough to satisfy their voracious appetite for your money. Therefore, they say “you didn’t do enough”, instead of “thank you for what you did”.

Re: Unfair to use an AR-15 against would-be burglars?

Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:17 pm
by bblhd672
The Annoyed Man wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:10 pm
Soccerdad1995 wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:05 pm
To paraphrase Jack Nicholson from "A few good men", I just wish they would say 'thank you' and go on their way.
Progressives don’t know how to say “thank you”, because no matter how much you do, it will never be enough to satisfy their voracious appetite for your money. Therefore, they say “you didn’t do enough”, instead of “thank you for what you did”.
Yeah, all of them can kiss the bumper of a donkey.

Re: Unfair to use an AR-15 against would-be burglars?

Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:20 pm
by The Annoyed Man
bblhd672 wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:17 pm
The Annoyed Man wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:10 pm
Soccerdad1995 wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:05 pm
To paraphrase Jack Nicholson from "A few good men", I just wish they would say 'thank you' and go on their way.
Progressives don’t know how to say “thank you”, because no matter how much you do, it will never be enough to satisfy their voracious appetite for your money. Therefore, they say “you didn’t do enough”, instead of “thank you for what you did”.
Yeah, all of them can kiss the bumper of a donkey.
I learn something new every day. I hadn’t heard that expression before. You owe me a keyboard.

Re: Unfair to use an AR-15 against would-be burglars?

Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:46 pm
by Maxwell
Soccerdad1995 wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:14 pm
I am always amused at people who think that any aspect of life should be "fair". This misguided notion is behind the mentality that government should intervene to ensure "fair" results, and other truly dangerous ideas, IMHO. Not sure where this misguided notion originates, though I believe participation trophies are a likely culprit.

But for the sake of argument, if we define "fair" as both sides having an equal chance to prevail (let's say that being "not dead" at the end = "prevailing" for purposes of this example), then here is my math.

Start with: Defender knows the battlefield better than the attackers
Divided by: Attackers outnumber defender 3:1
Multiplied by: Defender is better armed
Subtract: Attackers get to choose the time and place of the battle

So if we carry the one, my math says that the answer is .......... "fair enough".
So that's "new math!" I finally understand... "rlol"

Re: Unfair to use an AR-15 against would-be burglars?

Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:15 am
by Grundy1133
if my life is in danger I will protect it by ANY means necessary. Fist, knife, fork, AR-15, AK-47, oozie, M4A1, Sherman tank... Doesn't matter. If my life is in danger I will protect it any way I can, and the most effective way I can even if it means kicking someone in the nuts and then stabbing them while theyre bent over.

Re: Unfair to use an AR-15 against would-be burglars?

Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:30 pm
by TexasJohnBoy
You break into my home, then all bets are off. I don't care about fair at that point.

Re: Unfair to use an AR-15 against would-be burglars?

Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:27 pm
by TreyHouston
Grundy1133 wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:15 am
if my life is in danger I will protect it by ANY means necessary. Fist, knife, fork, AR-15, AK-47, oozie, M4A1, Sherman tank... Doesn't matter. If my life is in danger I will protect it any way I can, and the most effective way I can even if it means kicking someone in the nuts and then stabbing them while theyre bent over.
In a fight, if your not cheating, your not trying!!!!

Re: Unfair to use an AR-15 against would-be burglars?

Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:29 pm
by Jusme
If life were fair, good guys would wear white hats, every competitive game would end in a tie, there would not even be a need to compare one thing against another. Unfortunately, our creator knew full well that there would be those who had an advantage over others. Cain used a rock to kill his unarmed brother Abel. But, David used a small rock to dispatch Goliath.

I was not guaranteed a fair shake in life, but I was guaranteed life. So despite, any disadvantages, I may have faced, or will face in the future, I will defend what I have been given. I will do so with whatever means I have at my disposal. "Unfair" is what I use to describe those who try to take away, what someone else has been given in life. Whether through devine intervention, or one's own efforts.
These kids, we're deluded, either from the environment they grew up in, or from outside influence, and they paid the price. Once they stepped into that house, "fairness" became, a misnomer. JMHO