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An AR-15 is a semi-auto weapon, which is no more deadly than any other long gun. In fact, a pistol may be more deadly than an AR-15 in a school setting by being easier to smuggle and conceal. If you recall, the VA Tech shooter used pistols and killed 32 people in two separate attacks.
Mandate repeal, tax reform, decline of ISIS, increase in US manufacturing, end of TPP, record stock market, letting ICE actually enforce US law (I personally know a guy who worked for them). Pretty consistently acted on what he said he would do.
It needs to be made mandatory.
Not these percentages again, some just haven't learned math.In 1978 there were 73 million households, so 51% of 73 = 37 million were gun owners.In 2016 there were 126 million households, so 36% of 126 = 45 million were gun owners.Quick math question, which is larger, 37 million or 45 million?What was that again about "right wing math"?More households own guns NOW.
The NRA has ALWAYS called for sensible background checks.
If you replace dictators and Islam with democracy, you will see something that has never been seen in the Middle East.......PEACE.
The pressure is on. Here come the real wage gains, esp. for the bottom 20%, that we ought to have had for many years. No more gaming the labor market with illegals.
Wages for small business employees reporting they are raising wages at the fastest rate since 2000
anon_72630 says"The U.S. Has Only Been At Peace For 21 Years Total Since Its Birth"Only because of non democracies.
"The U.S. Has Only Been At Peace For 21 Years Total Since Its Birth"
bob2356 saysHow many less illegals are here than when trump took office? How would you determine this? They aren’t exactly checking in. Maybe you missed the bit about them being “illegal.”
How many less illegals are here than when trump took office?
There are like 4 - 5 million NRA members in the country but there are over 100 million gun owners in the country. Does that sound like the NRA has any type of leverage?
anon_e144f saysWineHorror says Either mandate the use of E-Verify for every single hire or fine the fuck out of any employer that doesn't use it and it turns out you hired an illegal.Neither will ever happen. There is way too much corporate lobbying money being spent to prevent it. All on republicans that keep claiming they want to crack down on illegals. And their voter base actually believes them. Amazing.Shit is fucked up and bullshit.
WineHorror says Either mandate the use of E-Verify for every single hire or fine the fuck out of any employer that doesn't use it and it turns out you hired an illegal.Neither will ever happen. There is way too much corporate lobbying money being spent to prevent it. All on republicans that keep claiming they want to crack down on illegals. And their voter base actually believes them. Amazing.
Either mandate the use of E-Verify for every single hire or fine the fuck out of any employer that doesn't use it and it turns out you hired an illegal.
There are even some here that claim gun ownership in homes is down the last few decades.
Which organization represents a mass movement, and a democratic membership, and which one represents a steering committee financed from wealthy foundations ?
It's true that leftist oligarchs who own the media did elect Trump, but not intentionally.
There is nothing AR15 does that a handgun doesn't do. One trigger pull = one bullet. It's just more accurate at range if you aim well, at close range and considering crazies are usually bad shots anyway with every weapon since they just "point it"... it's all same.
What Obama did was gave out open ended Checks to Companies and the Execs that already intentionally ran those companies into the ground.
Bush 5T was a problem. Obama 10T was a twice bigger problem. Trump $20T will be a four times bigger problem, which may finally be fatal to US economy. It is quite interesting to see that for D's, St.Obama deficit did not matter, while for R's neither Bush nor St. Trump deficits are important.
Mass shootings, usually gun or a rifle. No one uses bolt action since Kennedy assassination. We can't go back in time Bob, this is what world is today. Cops use modern weapons, soldiers use modern weapons, and yes criminals have access to all of them too. Only regular law abiding folks will fall under any new regulation, which makes any new regulation useless.
You are gullible if you think any law will stop someone who set their mind on committing a murder.
Defending yourself with a handgun, take a lot of practice. People don't want to do that. It's simply much easier to defend yourself with a gun that can spray bullets indiscriminately everywhere.
Wait are you actually blaming Americans not doing better in the Olympics on liberals ?
Not necessarily true, although R's are more vocal about deficits.
bob2356 saysPretty funny stuff TPB.You laughed at my Obamacare assessment while everyone was sucking his dick for a healthcare plan that had not been realized what I reported it would be a year before. You are so far behind the curve, we're turning the corner and you're losing sight of it all.
Pretty funny stuff TPB.
But our government has failed us. They let the foxes run the henhouse, over and over.
somehow deficit just went up.
Quigley saysThere’s just no reason to cry havoc, which means there’s no reason for a sustained drop.Do any of you actually understand how to put a value on a stock based on earnings and other fundamentals?
There’s just no reason to cry havoc, which means there’s no reason for a sustained drop.
I have looked at these diversity studies, and they seem convincing. On the other hand, if we do not go by today's BS diversity definition, then US was pretty diverse in late 1800's - German immigrants were quite different culturally from English, both were different from French or Irish, and somehow they managed to build a prosperous country together.
I do think we fail to have a true market for health care because prices are well hidden from the public, and variable depending on who you are. To have a real market to drive down prices, we need all providers to publish their prices, to present non-emergency bills in advance of treatment, and to charge the same prices no matter who you are or what insurance you may or may not have. Not sure how Kaiser would fit into that plan though.
BANKSTER! FUCKS!, FUCKING! DIE!
That kind of rationality does not work. If it did, all those Harvard trained money managers would be beating the S&P 500, but 95% of them can't. Stock picking is more of an art than a science.
Skills, experience and ability to perform the job should take precedence over age, race, gender, religion, family status or disability". How does it compare with the situation in US? Which country is more rational? Third, I am not suggesting quotas for housing in US which you imply. I am suggesting, however, that rational attitude prevail. Hope that next time you can comprehend a little better.
There are some ethnic groups which can not learn English for three generations, do not integrate, and demand special treatment nowadays.
I sell medical/life/supplemental insurance. People ask about prices ALL THE TIME. It would help A TON to know how much a doctor would charge for a procedure. Most clients w preexisting conditions know exactly what they need done. A large portion even know the medical code for the procedure they need.
Also try this next time you are at a doctors office... tell them you have insurance but would like to instead pay in cash, then ask them how much they could discount the bill. Watch as 40% of the bill evaporates before your eyes. This also works with dentists.
Do you go to a garage and say "Charge me whatever you want" or do you get an estimate after the initial diagnosis?
bob2356 saysThe Italian migration was from the turn of the century until the 1920's. Same anti immigrant anti catholic backlash. Most people don't know the KKK was pretty much non existent by 1915. Membership went from almost nothing to over 4 million between 1915 and 1920 as an anti Catholic organization. It was far from groups living nicely together and building a prosperous nation.And yet, the dominant ethos was that we should all assimilate into a common culture - the melting pot. And it worked damn well. Immigrants tried hard to be "American" and that meant learning English, playing baseball, eating American food (at least in public). They were rewarded with acceptance and we all benefitted from the feeling of unity as Americans.
The Italian migration was from the turn of the century until the 1920's. Same anti immigrant anti catholic backlash. Most people don't know the KKK was pretty much non existent by 1915. Membership went from almost nothing to over 4 million between 1915 and 1920 as an anti Catholic organization. It was far from groups living nicely together and building a prosperous nation.
Patrick saysThat's the whole problem with this idea that posting prices will matter. You keep saying it will. How?A lot of consumers either don't use insurance, or are within their deductible and therefore they WANT to shop around for a better price. Posting prices would help a lot.
That's the whole problem with this idea that posting prices will matter. You keep saying it will. How?
I did not mention race anywhere, so this can not be race-baiting in any way, shape, or form. And yes, it is Spanish-speaking people which sometimes do not learn English and form enclaves with interesting traditions.
Here's one way for the Dems to show they're tough on spending: Require states to confirm welfare recipients are US Nationals or lose Medicaid/AFDC funding for the ones they don't verify. Will save billions a year.