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Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by slimer13, Oct 30, 2015.

  1. slimer13

    slimer13 Deer Park Well-Known Member

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    Went to the store today (rural conservative area) and a signature gatherer had three large signs that said "protect your gun rights". So I walk over and ask him about it because I haven't heard of any proposed gun initiatives in WA. He says "if you are a registered voter and care about your gun rights, you probably also want to lower taxes" and shoves a clipboard in my face. I said "I only care about the gun stuff right now" so he digs under about 10 clipboards for the tax one and hands me a small clipboard that says "sign to tell your representative to support 2959 (the 2013 reciprocity bill lol).

    Anyway I look up this tax bill and it's to implement a tax on carbon emissions. These tactics should not be allowed and pervert the initiative process.

    http://carbonwa.org/
     
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  2. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    WTH? o_O:rolleyes:
     
  3. Diamondback

    Diamondback A cold, wet green Hell Well-Known Member

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    Never, never, NEVER underestimate the underhandedness of a Pinko Douchewaffle.
     
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  4. Pops1911

    Pops1911 Cinebar/Issaquah Well-Known Member

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    Douchewaffle...LOL LOL LOL Never heard that one before! still LOL
     
  5. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    Yep, when ya go to sign these things look at them closely.
    When signature gatheres were working on the I591/I594 initiatives, I and another pro-gun guy witnessed one of the petition boardshad the top cut off the portion of I591 (the explanation portion) and had the signiture portion under it of I594 and people thought they were signing for I591!!!!
    He was more able to handle the situation than I since I am hearing challenged. I sure hope he got them bassturds in hot water!!!
     
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  6. teflon97239

    teflon97239 Portland, OR Well-Known Member

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    Diamondback has enriched our vocabularies. Consider that one stolen.

    Sadly, though I have specific plans to sell and move, I currently live in one of the most liberal portions of Multnomah County, itself the most liberal zone in Oregon. So most/all of the kids in skinny jeans trying to gather signatures when I stop to buy beer are pretty much enthralled with everything I detest.

    And I don't just throw that out there glibly. It's an observation I make from stopping for a moment to hear the latest cause du jour... unless they start asking me about my personal business.

    You present your case Ethan (preferably with some clear, easy to read literature on your table - or maybe a sign) and I'll ask the questions.
     
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  7. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    What a typical Liberal hose job, raise taxes astronomically then promise to throw the subjects a pittance!!!:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:
    There is no such thing as a fair tax!!!!!!:mad::mad::mad:
     
  8. slimer13

    slimer13 Deer Park Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I just laughed when I went to the link and it said WA has a regressive tax structure and this would make more progressive. Hell they should just say what they want, direct deposit of your paycheck to them and hope they throw you some crumbs.
     
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  9. slimer13

    slimer13 Deer Park Well-Known Member

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    Either way it's pretty scummy to trick people into signing, gullible as they may be.
     
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  10. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    It's downright unethical!!!! This should get recorded and sent to the SoS.:mad::mad::mad:
     
  11. slimer13

    slimer13 Deer Park Well-Known Member

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    Ran into town for some silver bullets and he was back;)

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  12. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Did you kick him in the jimmy this time? o_O
     
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  13. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    As one who has gathered signatures...

    A copy of the proposed legislation is required to be with the signature sheet (in Oregon at least).

    Always read before you sign:


    When I gathered signatures we carried copies of the wording so we could pass along to anyone who said "I need to look into this more" or was on the fence. As a salesman I could have gotten them to sign but that's not right.
     
  14. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Bunch of idiots!
    On the other hand, I'd sign pretty much anything Lee Ann McAdoo wanted me to sign!;)
     
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  15. Diamondback

    Diamondback A cold, wet green Hell Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, guys, but don't credit me--it's been around a bit, not as long as the classics but still more widely used than some of my more creative ones like "walking mass of butt-cheese." :)
     
  16. DuneHopper

    DuneHopper Douglas County. Well-Known Member

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    Thats what they should have done at Prozasnki Recalls went in Lane County and said sign this to keep Prozanski in Office then turn it in to remove him with a pile of signatures hehe. turn around is fair play.
     
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  17. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    Looks like a Komifinia Hippy!!!!:eek::eek::eek::eek:
     
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  18. DuneHopper

    DuneHopper Douglas County. Well-Known Member

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    Should do like the Liberal-Antis do, call the police and say the guy is talking crazy and has a sign about guns.
     
  19. waglockfan

    waglockfan Puget Sound Well-Known Member

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    What kind of D'bag has unkempt long hair and wears a Yankees jacket?
     
  20. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    The only thing missing is ugly, brightly colored, horned rimmed glasses... and a dirty bong. :rolleyes: