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+1 for anti-gun people

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by fletcher, Jan 8, 2010.

  1. fletcher

    fletcher Washington Co. Member

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    Google street view caught something in Chicago that will make the anti-gunners get their collective knickers all tied up in knots. Google has since removed the image, but not before an enterprising individaul got a good screen caption.

    Ultimate Fail

    "We need to get guns out of criminal hands. To do that, we need to get them out of every one's hands." I can already hear it . . .
     
  2. hightower

    hightower spokane Member

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    pssh its just a squirtgun, can't you see they're cooling off on a hot summer day
     
  3. Logical1

    Logical1 southeast portland, OR Member

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    too funny a stereotypical day in the projects.......is exactly what would be derived from that pic from the antigunners, but to most a hot day with a nice squirt gun....
    OR IS IT :paranoid:
     
  4. hightower

    hightower spokane Member

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    is that water blaster stainless? me ojos not to good
     
  5. jordanka16

    jordanka16 Albany, OR Active Member

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    It looks like a clear plastic squirtgun to me.
     
  6. JUSTIficatioN

    JUSTIficatioN Seattle, Wa Member

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    lets hope it is
     
  7. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin Pacific Northwest Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    I kind of find the whole thing a bit racist. It is broad daylight on a summers day in a lower income neighborhood with cars going by as two young people appear to be playing with squirt guns. Would the anti-gunners that are so outraged and shocked have had the same reaction if this pic was on a cul-de-sac in Maryland and two white kids were doing the same thing in front of their parent's mini-mansion?
     
  8. matt_w

    matt_w Hillsboro, OR Active Member

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    Aren't handguns banned in Chicago already? Or was that part of the joke and I'm just slow :confused:
     
  9. husker

    husker portland Active Member

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    Why would you see this is racist? It is two kids in Chicago. One has a pistol, maybe a toy or a water pistol. It is in chicago were there is a ban on hand guns. That is the point. No one brought up race. I think people use the race card to much and cant see past it.
     
  10. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin Pacific Northwest Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    It is racist because so many people were so quick to make comments about it being "gang violence" and other such nonsense and I do not think they would have done that if the kids had not been black and been in a poorer neighborhood.
     
  11. NK777

    NK777 West of Portland Member

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    I'm confused!?!?!? "so many people"? Where are these people you are reffering to? Where are their comments you speak of?

    I certainly haven't made any such comments in this thread.

    Or are you talking about the comments posted where the picture is linked to? If you are I simply didn't know because I didn't bother to read them. I clicked on the link merely to see what the fuss was about (to see the picture). I saw a silly picture and lost interest real quick.
     
  12. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin Pacific Northwest Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    Just read the comments that lead up to it being removed from Google. It just takes a little research. So many people leapt to the conclusion that it was a real gun and where so offended that google pulled the image. I doubt so many people would have made the same snap judgement if it was two white kids in a rich neighborhood doing the same thing.