August 31, 2020 at 4:50 pm #333803@timbParticipant
… the best is yet to come.
True. But the best part of a t rump administration is when it ends.August 31, 2020 at 9:08 pm #333813@laustenKeymaster
Criminal use of guns has nothing to do with the Second Amendment. — Sree
All rights are subject to laws and regulations. You can’t define a right without also defining how you can’t use that right. Free speech is an easier one because everyone is familiar with slander and inciting a riot. Precedence and after precedent for most of US history has supported the idea that gun ownership and use can be regulated. It doesn’t matter that “most people” are law abiding and responsible. Most people don’t break in to my house, but we have laws against it anyway.September 1, 2020 at 10:55 pm #333903@sreeParticipant
All rights are subject to laws and regulations. You can’t define a right without also defining how you can’t use that right. Free speech is an easier one because everyone is familiar with slander and inciting a riot. Precedence and after precedent for most of US history has supported the idea that gun ownership and use can be regulated.
Gun right is regulated by federal and state laws. Abiding by them doesn’t mean you are in the clear. Gun owners know too well that just because you can shoot someone in self-defense doesn’t mean you won’t go to jail. Look at it this way. The right to bear arms is no different from the right to your manhood. Make a wrong move in using your junk and you can have the book thrown at you every which way.September 2, 2020 at 4:02 pm #333954@sreeParticipant
@sree we don’t need guns,
Yes and no. In the city, guns are best left in the hands of law enforcement. But then, I can’t speak for folks – especially women – who don’t live in a safe neighborhood where I am.
Away from the cities, America is very safe and folks don’t even lock their doors. And that is where the Second Amendment is worshipped. In big sky country, the love of guns has nothing to do with all that crime and killing in the cities.
Poor mriana, you do live in a bad world.September 2, 2020 at 4:28 pm #333956@widdershinsParticipant
But then, I can’t speak for folks – especially women – who don’t live in a safe neighborhood where I am.
Yes, the wymin folk need them sum guns an account o’ them bein’ weak an’ hepless an’ awl.September 2, 2020 at 9:05 pm #333962@mrianaKeymaster
Poor mriana, you do live in a bad world.
I didn’t until the dotard took over. The world wasn’t so bad until that vulgar orange creature moved into the Big House.September 2, 2020 at 9:54 pm #333966@timbParticipant
Ain’t that the truth? But just imagine… in 61 days or so … we could know if the hellish regime of the t rump will soon be coming to an end. Or it might take weeks to know, if the t rump can finagle some undermining of some sort.
I heard tonight that if Biden wins the popular vote by over 4% (I think it was) then he has a 74% chance to win the electoral college. Below 4%, the likelihood of winning the Presidency drops off precipitously. That’s right, in the Presidential election, the Dems spot the Reps 4%.
In 2016, Hillary beat the t rump by 2.1% of the popular vote. But there was a bigger %# than that of all of the votes of all of the other candidates. (32 of them) Check out the table on this site: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_party_and_independent_candidates_for_the_2016_United_States_presidential_election#Poll_standings
Ha! Bernie was 7th with over 100K votes. That should have all gone to Hillary. And some from the Green Party total and Hillary would have been POTUS. But Nooooooooooo. Instead we got the gawd-awful putridly incompetent disordered personality that is dividing and gutting us worse every day.
This time, hopefully, the off-voters will realize what is at stake. The t rump has made it pretty clear that we will go down the toilet with him, if we do not vote him out big time.September 2, 2020 at 10:45 pm #333970@mrianaKeymaster
@timb He’s trying to steal the election as we speak by destroying the post office and allowing Russia (maybe others too) to infer with our elections and who knows, he maybe trying to pay of the EC again, because he’s already been caught embezzling campaign funds.
If we actually had a good election system then the vote might have worked out the way you described. I forget what kind of voting system that is called.
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