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Where lack of gun control has gotten us

By Dan8267 following x   2017 Oct 4, 8:54am 9,765 views   61 comments   watch   nsfw   quote     share    




But hey, we can't conclude anything from this trend, right? This is a problem that should just be ignored because it's never the right time to discuss it.

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1   MrMagic   ignore (11)   2017 Oct 4, 9:20am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (3)   quote   flag        

Dan8267 says
But hey, we can't conclude anything from this trend, right?


Sure we can, it's caused by global warming, right?

How many people died yesterday because of cars?
2   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2017 Oct 4, 9:32am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (3)   quote   flag        

@Patrick, the re-emergence of piggy is exactly why you need to bring back ban. Why did you get rid of that feature?

Once more, piggy derails every thread he attacks with moronic misinformation and identity politics. It is impossible for PatNet to be an effective forum with this idiot disrupting everything. No subject can be discussed in his presence.
3   HEY YOU   ignore (7)   2017 Oct 4, 10:43am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

No gun control,ever.
Let Rep/Con/Nazis bleed & die from their beloved 2nd.
Bet no one will eversee a list of R/C/Ns that were wounded & killed in Las Vegas.
They were hurt,maimed & killed whether they deny or not.
Reality is something they can't accept.
Guns make it easy for anyone to make the R/C/Ns feel the pain.
These same assholes won't allow me to carry a belt fed anywhere I choose.
Why do they hate Freedom?
4   WineHorror   ignore (0)   2017 Oct 4, 11:29am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Can we see a chart showing numbers of people governments all over the world kill?
6   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2017 Oct 4, 11:52am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

WineHorror says


If you want to use a gun to kill a non-sentient bundle of human cells that do not constitute a person and has no mind, then by all means, go ahead. There's a big fucking difference between that and murder.

As for the other things on the list, they are all things we try to prevent as best as we can. You can't ban cancer, but you can ban carcinogens, and we do.

Also, 2,977 people were killed on 9/11 by Islamic terrorists. This is less than a third of the annual figure given in your graph. Yet, as a result we,,,
1. Started torturing people.
2. Started the largest domestic spying program in all of human history.
3. Sharply curtailed the Fourth Amendment.
4. Mandated that people comply with "national security letters" and that they cannot even mention that they received on. This completely undermines the First Amendment and prevents public debate on the orders.
5. Been forced to let the government expose our genitals to TSA agents, even our children.
6. Been forced to submit to public groupings from TSA agents, even our children.
7. Spent a hell of a lot of time, money, and aggravation on airport security.

If any, nonetheless all, of these things are justified to fight terrorism, then hell yes gun control is justified by the far greater number of gun deaths in America.
7   WineHorror1   ignore (1)   2017 Oct 4, 7:23pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Dan8267 says
WineHorror says


If you want to use a gun to kill a non-sentient bundle of human cells that do not constitute a person and has no mind, then by all means, go ahead. There's a big fucking difference between that and murder.

As for the other things on the list, they are all things we try to prevent as best as we can. You can't ban cancer, but you can ban carcinogens, and we do.

Also, 2,977 people were killed on 9/11 by Islamic terrorists. This is less than a third of the annual figure given in your graph. Yet, as a result we,,,
1. Started torturing people.
2. Started the largest domestic spying program in all of human history.
3. Sharply curtailed the Fourth Amendment.
4. Mandated that peo...

They aren't justified to fight terrorism. That is another topic though, isn't it?
8   someone else   ignore (0)   2017 Oct 4, 8:22pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Dan8267 says
Once more, piggy derails every thread he attacks with moronic misinformation and identity politics. It is impossible for PatNet to be an effective forum with this idiot disrupting everything. No subject can be discussed in his presence.


Would you like to be moderator of a particular topic? I'm going to let moderators have complete control over their topics, including bans, delete ability, and custom css.

Also, moderators will be able to make money for their moderation ability, probably via donation links.
9   CBOEtrader   ignore (5)   2017 Oct 4, 8:32pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (2)   quote   flag        

The "Number of mass shootings" chart is suspect as fuck. I'd need to see the underlying itemized events to understand wtf they are doing. 40 mass shootings in 2015 compared to 3 in 2009? Something seems fishy.

Anyone else notice how many medical industry deaths there are in the CAUSES OF DEATH list? And women wonder why men hat going to the hospital...
10   MrMagic   ignore (11)   2017 Oct 4, 9:27pm   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (2)   quote   flag        

CBOEtrader says
The "Number of mass shootings" chart is suspect as fuck. I'd need to see the underlying itemized events to understand wtf they are doing. 40 mass shootings in 2015 compared to 3 in 2009? Something seems fishy.


Yep, notice there was no link to the data or source of that chart?

I wonder why?
11   WatermelonUniversity   ignore (6)   2017 Oct 4, 9:40pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

as long as whites are the majority guns will be legal. guns are the only thing that will prevent blacks from rioting anywhere they want.

when the beasts invade my peaceful neighborhood for whatever monkey reasons, i want to be able to defend it with guns.
12   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2017 Oct 5, 12:07am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

rando says

Would you like to be moderator of a particular topic?


I'd like to be the moderator of my own threads, not of a topic. It makes more sense for thread authors to moderate their own threads, but not to control topics.
13   APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch   ignore (38)   2017 Oct 5, 12:13am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Murder by gun is a sacrament!
14   bob2356   ignore (4)   2017 Oct 5, 5:36am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

me123 says
Yep, notice there was no link to the data or source of that chart?

I wonder why?


Now that is really funny coming from patnets undisputed king of the unattributed chart.
15   joeyjojojunior   ignore (1)   2017 Oct 5, 5:47am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

me123 says
CBOEtrader says
The "Number of mass shootings" chart is suspect as fuck. I'd need to see the underlying itemized events to understand wtf they are doing. 40 mass shootings in 2015 compared to 3 in 2009? Something seems fishy.


Yep, notice there was no link to the data or source of that chart?

I wonder why?


Are you blind man?

It clearly states under the chart exactly where the data comes from and how it is determined.

"Source: Stanford Geospatial Center, Mass shootings in America Database. Shooting incidents that are not identifiably gang or drug related with 3+ shooting victims (not necessarily fatalities"
16   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2017 Oct 5, 8:21am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

me123 says
Yep, notice there was no link to the data or source of that chart?

I wonder why?


Piggy needs to learn how to read.

17   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2017 Oct 5, 8:36am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

Do you know what the phrase "or source of that chart" means? My statements are true. Yours are false. That is an indisputable fact. Doubling down on your mistakes only makes you look even dumber.
19   deepcgi   ignore (0)   2017 Oct 5, 8:54am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

I’m not a gun guy, but I am an insatiable advocate of individual rights and personal liberty. I think this tragedy will have an impact. I personally can see no objection from the sensible on the right on banning this bump stock technology, or even serious huge increases in felony sentences for modifying semi-automatics to being belt-fed auto speed firing weapons.

It is clear the accuracy of these bump stock modded guns is crap. The only thing they would be good for is shooting people in a crowd. I doubt even a marksman could hit a target from a hundred yards out without wasting a ton of ammo.

The Republicans should come together on this one, ban this pseudo-automatic mod market garbage and make it painful as hell to get caught modding.

Honestly. Even if you wanted to use it to defend your home against an authoritarian government, it would be useless. No trained army, however under supplied, would rush your house like a mob of turkeys running from a lightning strike.

While i find the circumstances of this shooting and the investigation very bizarre, I also think, in this case, that the gun tech involved infringes on individual liberty. Without the bump stock, he wouldn’t have done half or even two thirds of the damage to basically random human life.
20   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2017 Oct 5, 8:57am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

deepcgi says
I’m not a gun guy, but I am an insatiable advocate of individual rights and personal liberty.


Why would the freedom to possess machines that fling mass projectiles be any more an individual right or personal liberty than the freedom to possess machines that split Uranium atoms or machines that invade human cells and alter their DNA in lethal ways? We certainly do not allow the latter two, so why the former?
22   deepcgi   ignore (0)   2017 Oct 5, 9:22am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Why do you trust the police with guns?
What about private security? Private body guards?

Let’s say we eliminated all guns in the hands of citizens with a magic wand. There will still need to be two private security guys following behind George Soros, Zuckerburg, Musk, Ellison, Tim Rice, and Leo DeCaprio with guns.

How did those private security guys get their license? How do I get my license? Do only rich people get private security? How much do the security guys start making in that situation - heart surgeon salaries?

As far as splitting the atom. Yeah, they thought of that. It’s illegal. A friend of mine has been with the US Department of Radiation Control. They inspect every single dentist and medical office that utilizes equipment that emits radiation, no matter how minute. That is what he does, and has been doing for nearly thirty years now.

He even got a call to a geiger counter reading at their city dump one time. It was coming from a huge load of rotten bananas. Everyone of them emitting the common uber low amounts of radioactive potassium. enough to trigger someone’s little meter.

I don’t know what the founding fathers expected, but i’ll wager they told Mr Shotgun Sheldon that if he wanted to try mounting a 9 foot “Long Tom” cannon on his sturdy old covered wagon pulled by his four best nags, they’d have wished him the best of luck. Of course the first time he fired it, he and the cannon would end up one hundred feet back up the road plastered against Mrs Revere’s prized cherry trees.
23   joeyjojojunior   ignore (1)   2017 Oct 5, 9:45am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

deepcgi says
As far as splitting the atom. Yeah, they thought of that. It’s illegal


But that's the point. That's infringing on my 2nd Amendment rights.
24   joeyjojojunior   ignore (1)   2017 Oct 5, 10:09am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

me123 says
So you're going to expect other posters to search the Internet to try to find where you get your delusional information?


Wow-that's coming from a guy who told a poster recently that google is their friend? And refuses to every post source information?
25   CBOEtrader   ignore (5)   2017 Oct 5, 10:17am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

"The shooting must not be identifiably gang, drug, or organized crime related." This is a judgement call that online researchers wont be able to make in a scientific way.

I see no way that your mass shooting chart can reconcile with the general trend of lower murder rates. http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2013/05/07/gun-homicide-rate-down-49-since-1993-peak-public-unaware/

"A trivial Google search easily reveals the news article associated with the image."

Perhaps, but that isnt the correct search. The chart does not measure the scale of the individual shootings. It measures the NUMBER OF MASS SHOOTINGS. I'm sure you are smart enough to know the difference.

I downloaded the MSA database. It is 400 links to individual crime articles about each event. Um... absolutely impossible to verify their process unless you choose to totally redo their research. This chart is still fishy as F. 400 mass shootings in 2015 not related to drugs or gangs as compared to no more than a handful in previous years? Something is amiss... and no I dont have time to go through all of it and figure out why. Neither does anyone else here with a life.
26   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2017 Oct 5, 11:09am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (2)   quote   flag        

deepcgi says
Why do you trust the police with guns?


I don't. I also don't trust our government with nuclear weapons, but I'll tolerate that over individuals having nuclear weapons any day.

Why are guns so special in contrast to every other weapon in existence? Why are guns the one and only arm covered by the Second Amendment? Why doesn't the Second Amendment use the word guns instead of arms if that's the case?

deepcgi says
What about private security? Private body guards?


No and no.

In any case, Australia has heavy gun control, but still allows some guns with restrictions and background checks, and they permanently solved their mass shooting problem. Why do Americans refuse to learn from other countries that solve the exact same problems we have in America? As all Americans learned in high school, if your too stupid to solve the problem yourself, cheat off the foreigner.

deepcgi says
There will still need to be two private security guys following behind George Soros, Zuckerburg, Musk, Ellison, Tim Rice, and Leo DeCaprio with guns.


Why? Did no security exist before guns? Do those security guards need land mines as well? How about tanks? How about RPGs? How about Apache helicopters? How about nukes? Again, why guns and only guns?

deepcgi says

As far as splitting the atom. Yeah, they thought of that. It’s illegal.


A circular argument. Guns should be legal because they are legal. Nukes should be illegal because they are illegal. These two statements say nothing.

joeyjojojunior says
deepcgi says
As far as splitting the atom. Yeah, they thought of that. It’s illegal


But that's the point. That's infringing on my 2nd Amendment rights.


This is true. The founding fathers got far more things wrong than right -- slavery, elections, who could vote, division of power -- and they were neither noble nor geniuses. They could not have foreseen modern weapons from automated guns to flame throwers to smart bombs to nukes to land mines to attack helicopters. The pinnacle of technology in their time was the musket.

This is exactly why the founding fathers used the word "arms", not "guns". They meant that the people should have access to all weapons the government has access to so that they could revolt if necessary. They wrote about this extensively. Hell, they just got done fighting a revolution.

So the intent of the Second Amendment is that the people do have uninfringed access to nuclear weapons and all other military grade hardware in case they have to use it against our military. This, of course, would be extremely stupid and everybody knows it. So we repealed the Second Amendment in all but paper. That amendment has not been taken seriously since at least WWII. Some people pretend that the Second Amendment is about guns and only guns, but it's not and what it says demands that people can build, buy, and possess nukes. So the Second Amendment isn't worth the paper it's written on and we should just be honest and officially repeal it. Then the public can finally debate what rights, if any, people should have to possess weapons and what kind of weapons.

Hell, encryption is considered a weapon by our laws and you don't have a right to that. So the government gave a big fuck you to the Second Amendment a long time ago.
27   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2017 Oct 5, 11:11am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

me123 says
Dan8267 says
My statements are true. Yours are false. That is an indisputable fact.


Really? You're going to deny that cars, cheeseburgers, and lots of other everyday activities kill less people than guns?


I said no such thing, you lying piece of shit.

You argued that the graph in the original post was presenting false information. You lied. I have shown you lied. You double down on the lie. Now you are trying to confuse the issue to distract from the fact that you have been exposed as a habitual liar, and an unconvincing one. Next you will deny raping goats.
28   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2017 Oct 5, 11:13am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (2)   quote   flag        

me123 says
Dan8267 says
A trivial Google search easily reveals the news article associated with the image


So you're going to expect other posters to search the Internet to try to find where you get your delusional information?


If you are too damn lazy to even do a three second Google search, then you have no case in refuting a person's evidence. The image itself clearly provides the source of the data. There is no requirement that anyone has to provide you with a hyperlink to the data. You know that books, periodicals, and government documents on microfiche don't do that, right? Are those not real evidence to you, piggy? Learn to use a library, dumb ass.
29   anonymous   ignore (null)   2017 Oct 5, 11:13am   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Making Dan a moderator of anything is a fucking joke.
30   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2017 Oct 5, 11:14am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

CBOEtrader says
Perhaps, but that isnt the correct search. The chart does not measure the scale of the individual shootings. It measures the NUMBER OF MASS SHOOTINGS. I'm sure you are smart enough to know the difference.


Yes, the number of all shootings and the number of victims of such shootings is far greater which more greatly supports my point that gun control is necessary.
31   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2017 Oct 5, 11:16am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (2)   quote   flag        

CBOEtrader says
and no I dont have time to go through all of it and figure out why. Neither does anyone else here with a life.


An uninformed opinion deserves no respect. If you aren't willing to spend whatever time it takes for your opinions to be well-informed, then you should not express those opinions to others. It's not worth our time to hear your unfounded objections and opinions on subjects that your are ignorant of.
32   CBOEtrader   ignore (5)   2017 Oct 5, 12:12pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

me123 says
You always know when you win an argument with Dan when he goes to the gutter with his reply.


Spot on.

Though uou forgot his interim strawman attempt followed quickly by judgement regarding the fantasy strawman, finally ending in total gutter replies.
33   CBOEtrader   ignore (5)   2017 Oct 5, 12:15pm   ↑ like (2)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

Dan8267 says
An uninformed opinion deserves no respect


You are suggesting that someone needs to find, read, and organize every article on a shooting to have an informed opinion? Go ahead, show us how informed you are on the chart you posted. I've downloaded their silly database, and even read through it. Have you? The point you are missing is that the only way to test their conclusions in the graph would be to recreate the entire process.

Your logical thinking is yet again, terrible.
34   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2017 Oct 5, 12:25pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

CBOEtrader says
You are suggesting that someone needs to find, read, and organize every article on a shooting to have an informed opinion?


No, that's a false dichotomy, but you should have some knowledge. Your opinions are based on willful ignorance, and that is inexcusable.
35   deepcgi   ignore (0)   2017 Oct 5, 3:13pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Dan:

I can only answer some of the questions right now, but you may be surprised that I agree with you on most of the points.

Personally, I wouldn't trust ONLY the police having guns. The word "gun" existed in the late 18th century, but I expect Arms or Armaments are words carefully chosen so as to not limit the definition. That’s why I mentioned the cannon. Unfortunately, many poor people don't even trust the police to show up on time when they need them.

I completely agree with your point on private security if citizens cannot bear arms. Kimmel and Soros and “Cold Dead Hand" Jim Carrey are monumentally hypocritical bastards every time they leave home with their "private, legal, licensed protection". If the citizens can't have guns, than neither can they or the guards at the Late Show. They should be just as afraid that their hired Guido's heat will be confiscated as Bobby Joe Redneck ever was.

Nuclear weapon production, testing, storage, and disposal endangers the lives and personal liberties of many, many people that would never be targeted by them. Notice that I never even mentioned the nuclear weapons actually being used as such. The nuke argument only ever comes up as a trump card attempt. Ironically, no pun intended this time.
36   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2017 Oct 14, 4:02pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (2)   quote   flag        

CBOEtrader says
Dan8267 says
An uninformed opinion deserves no respect


You are suggesting that someone needs to find, read, and organize every article on a shooting to have an informed opinion?


A false dichotomy. One doesn't have to choose between being completely ignorant or reading everything ever written in history. You are just trying to cover up that your opinions are based on complete and willful ignorance.

CBOEtrader says
Your logical thinking is yet again, terrible.


There is nothing wrong with not respecting opinions based on ignorance and misinformation. I know that conservatives find this culturally offense, but ignorance is not respectable.
37   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2017 Oct 14, 4:05pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

me123 says

You always know when you win an argument with Dan when he goes to the gutter with his reply.


Piggy makes thousands of "you're a faggot" insults, but cannot take it when someone reveals his affinity for animal husbandry. Hypocrisy much?

The fact that CBOEtrader is one of his buddies says all you need to know about that fool as well.
38   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2017 Oct 14, 4:08pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Dan8267 says
If you are


anonymous says
Making Dan a moderator of anything is a fucking joke.


Piggy logs out immediately after posting bullshit and then posts more bullshit anonymously to look like someone else. He doesn't even wait 60 seconds between the posts. Anyone want to take a bet that I'm wrong, that the second post doesn't come from the same IP address as the first?

This is why
1. Anonymous posts should not be allowed.
2. Registering new users should require SMS verification making alts at least somewhat difficult and limited.
39   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2017 Oct 14, 5:01pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (3)   quote   flag        

me123 says
Dan, you should really consider growing up and stop acting like a spoiled, crybaby second grader. Your immature rants and name calling get you ZERO respect here. Wonder why your love of goats thread has -7 Upvotes? Go look in the mirror!


I don't wonder at all. You have created dozens of alts. The rest of us have lives and don't have the time to waste creating an army of PatNet alts to rig like votes on a site with a very small user base. You really have nothing better to do.

me123 says
Anonymous posts have to be approved by Patrick before they get submitted to the forum.


If Patrick were policing every single anonymous post, he would not have let many of them through.

me123 says

See, even Patrick thinks you're a flaming asshole, since he lets those posts in.


Piggy, you are the only person on this site that Patrick has explicitly stated is a bad human being. You and Shrek are the only two idiots ever to be banned and to have their accounts deleted. 'Nuff said.
40   Dan8267   ignore (3)   2017 Oct 14, 6:33pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

me123 says
Nice try, it sucks that Patrick thinks you're an asshole


I'm willing to be that is wrong. Are you man enough to take a bet?

Agree to this bet. If Patrick says he thinks I'm an asshole, I'll immediately leave PatNet and never come back. If Patrick says he does not think I'm an asshole, you will immediately leave PatNet and never come back. No alts. No posts. Nothing.

Are you willing to agree to this or are you a complete fucking pussy and liar? We already know the answer. You won't agree to it or you will renege once Patrick states his position. I know this for the exact same reason you shitted your pants and hide instead of meeting me at any neutral location. You are a coward, a liar, an imbecile, and a loser. You will chicken out of the above bet or renege on it. But hey, prove me wrong for the first and only time in your life.

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