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A marine's letter to Feinstein

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by Spray-n-pray, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. Spray-n-pray

    Spray-n-pray Battle Ground Moderator Staff Member Bronze Supporter

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    My apologies if this has been posted here previously, but I found this on another forum and had to spread this.

    No ma'am. - CNN iReport
     
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  2. ZA_Survivalist

    ZA_Survivalist Oregon AK's all day.

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    That is an incredible letter.
    Thank you for sharing it.
     
  3. Squidly

    Squidly Sandy Active Member

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    This guy is my hero. I edited his letter with my own name and service info and sent it to Feinstein.

    Is that plagiarism?
     
  4. speeddemon94

    speeddemon94 The Rogue Well-Known Member

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    Yes, a lot.
     
  5. Squidly

    Squidly Sandy Active Member

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    oops:huh:
     
  6. LogicBomb

    LogicBomb Grants Pass Active Member

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    I stand with Joshua
     
  7. 762fullmetaljacket

    762fullmetaljacket Portland Member

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    I will be sending the link to this article to Ginny B.

    Thanks for sharing!
     
  8. oknow

    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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    good post thanks for sharing
     
  9. MountainBear

    MountainBear Sweet Home, OR Well-Known Member

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    Even the comments are positive. Impressive on CNN, a decidedly left leaning news organization...
     
  10. Outrider

    Outrider Oregon Active Member

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    Outstanding! Semper Fi
     
  11. fd15k

    fd15k Tigard,OR Well-Known Member

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    I have mixed fillings. But I mostly feel it's silly. Keep it up, we need the world to know how stupid we are, so they are even more afraid of us.
     
  12. Squidly

    Squidly Sandy Active Member

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    Do you really believe standing your ground is stupid?
     
  13. Outrider

    Outrider Oregon Active Member

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    Is it the best written piece I've ever seen? No. Does it cut to the heart of the matter? Yes. Overall, it is very effective in conveying the scope of the problem. Feinstein is proposing something pretty egregious. She has been fairly consistent over the years on trying to get rid of private firearm ownership. She also has been caught being a total hypocrite about it.

    Years ago, Feinstein made a big show out of turning in her permit and the gun it allowed her to carry concealed. The overall impression the public had was she no longer had a permit or any other handguns. Unfortunately for her, it came to light she had other handguns and permits to carry those concealed.

    If Feinstein's dream made it through Congress and was signed into law it would likely cause a major problem. A large percentage of the population will not comply with the kind of law Feinstein wants to impose. They're not going to register the stuff she wants added to the NFA registry. Turning millions of law abiding people into people who are suddenly on the wrong side of the law will alienate a large section of the population. That is incredibly dangerous. When people feel they're getting a raw deal they no longer support a system and without support the system doesn't work very well.
     
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  14. Redcap

    Redcap Lewis County, WA Well-Known Member

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    I don't give a rat's *** what the rest of the world thinks of us.
     
  15. gaijinsamurai

    gaijinsamurai Beaverton Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    Why is it silly? This Marine veteran is unashamed to be a gun owner and 2nd Amendment supporter. Why do we have to be embarrassed about our beliefs? If we cower and let the gun control advocates try to claim the moral high ground, we have lost.
     
  16. speeddemon94

    speeddemon94 The Rogue Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, those of us that are combat vets, have a very different perspective when it comes to firearms. But even after all we've seen and done, we wont give up our personal guns, we know how that creates control. It is illegal for Afghanis to have guns, if they are seen with one, they are an enemy combatant, period. We have that rule, so that we can exert our control on them. This guy is dead right, and I have shared his letter as many places as I can.

    If they get this registration, they will eventually ban them all.
     
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  17. Norm0931

    Norm0931 Hillsboro, OR Sgt. Sheep Silver Vendor 2016 Volunteer

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    That's why I think she is not expecting that portion to actually go. How many of us as combat vets would just roll over? Not any I know.
     
  18. viehmann7680

    viehmann7680 Centralia Active Member

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    I am a combat vet, in afghanistan right now for the second time. Let me start by saying afghanis are allowed to own weapons, they have permits for them. So that is wrong... unless you were a Russian soldier in the 80's maybe?! :) Good article though, too bad she will probably never even see it. She either deletes it right away or has cronies that go through it... so as good as it is, it won't change anything for her. Good to see it got recognized though.
     
  19. speeddemon94

    speeddemon94 The Rogue Well-Known Member

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    In RCP east, in our AO they were NOT allowed weapons. I'm not making it up for attention. That was enough to call up PID for a take down. Now, that was 10-11, so maybe something has changed?
     
  20. longcolt

    longcolt Zephyrhills, FL Active Member

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    Short and to the point. Great letter.