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by Flintlock Tom
Wed Aug 05, 2015 9:24 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: The Judge Should Be In Prison
Replies: 45
Views: 2375

Re: The Judge Should Be In Prison

... Hmm, I must have done it wrong because I was directing my "argument" against the person AND the position. Uh, no, you weren't. You were just saying "you're not a rational, sane person so I'm done talking to you." That's not a counterargument, that's a passive-aggressive flou...
by Flintlock Tom
Wed Aug 05, 2015 6:17 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: The Judge Should Be In Prison
Replies: 45
Views: 2375

Re: The Judge Should Be In Prison

I can tell from your reaction to this story that you're not going to be able discuss this in a rational way so I'll just say I disagree with you and leave it at that. http://www.rawlinsbrothers.org/random/adhominem.jpg ad ho·mi·nem ˌad ˈhämənəm/ adverb & adjective adverb: ad hominem; adjective:...
by Flintlock Tom
Wed Aug 05, 2015 2:06 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: The Judge Should Be In Prison
Replies: 45
Views: 2375

Re: The Judge Should Be In Prison

I can tell from your reaction to this story that you're not going to be able discuss this in a rational way so I'll just say I disagree with you and leave it at that.
by Flintlock Tom
Fri Jul 31, 2015 7:06 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: MSNBC firearms carry poll - you know what to do
Replies: 11
Views: 2311

Re: MSNBC firearms carry poll - you know what to do

Done.

At 300+K votes it will take a lot of votes to move the "percent counter".

Here's another one further down the page:
http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/poll-liam-neeson-takes-stand-guns
by Flintlock Tom
Fri Jul 24, 2015 6:37 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Colorado Theater Shooter Convicted On All Counts
Replies: 6
Views: 937

Re: Colorado Theater Shooter Convicted On All Counts

The answer, of course, would be: "If those guns were not available to them they couldn't commit the crime."
by Flintlock Tom
Mon Jul 20, 2015 9:22 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Black Confederate Flag Supporter Killed...
Replies: 4
Views: 910

Re: Black Confederate Flag Supporter Killed...

There is nothing in the article to indicate that "Confederate flag supporter" and "killed" are, in any way, related.
There were no flags or stickers displayed on the car he was driving and the passenger simple says he lost control.
by Flintlock Tom
Thu Jul 16, 2015 7:40 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Turtledove: Worldwar
Replies: 19
Views: 2166

Re: Turtledove: Worldwar

If you don't enjoy reading the book, why continue?
by Flintlock Tom
Thu Jul 09, 2015 8:04 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Rout of China stocks continues
Replies: 47
Views: 3830

Re: Rout of China stocks continues

I'm in the middle of reading "Invasion: Alaska (Invasion America Book 1)".
Now I'm all paranoid and stuff.
by Flintlock Tom
Mon Jul 06, 2015 5:18 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Seems I'm going to Australia
Replies: 13
Views: 2254

Re: Seems I'm going to Australia

Wonderful! I've always wanted to go.

Tip: When the Aussie immigration guy askes: "Have you ever been convicted of a felony?" The correct answer is: "Is that still a requirement?!"
by Flintlock Tom
Sun Jul 05, 2015 4:51 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Meanwhile At The July 4th Church Service Today
Replies: 16
Views: 2428

Re: Meanwhile At The July 4th Church Service Today

Did he also mention that "documents" were not required to "immigrate" to Egypt?

That's like saying I'm an undocumented plumber when I run a snake down my drain. So?
by Flintlock Tom
Sat Jul 04, 2015 4:47 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Greece decides to finally kill off their banking industry...
Replies: 29
Views: 3050

Re: Greece decides to finally kill off their banking industr

Does this mean the price of stuffed grape leaves will skyrocket?!
:cry:
by Flintlock Tom
Fri Jul 03, 2015 11:57 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Park Patron Shot In Frisco. News Team Also Attacked
Replies: 9
Views: 1414

Re: Park Patron Shot In Frisco. News Team Also Attacked

PawPaw wrote:... So, if I'm reading the linked article correctly (and assuming the article has some basis in reality), it is no longer against the law to lynch someone in California.


I'm assuming that the charge of "Attempted Murder" would adequately cover that activity.
by Flintlock Tom
Fri Jul 03, 2015 11:50 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Whatcha reading redux.
Replies: 1165
Views: 114870

Re: Whatcha reading redux.

I'm currently reading through some of E.R. Burroughs books.
I do most of my reading on my Kindle. Is there some reason, beyond profit, that an e-book should cost 10 or 12 dollars?
:evil:
by Flintlock Tom
Thu Jul 02, 2015 4:21 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: ACA survives again
Replies: 87
Views: 5069

Re: ACA survives again

The quote was correct exactly as attributed, to Lincoln. (Jackson's utterance was " John Marshall...etc. " - who was in fact the Chief Justice at the time; Lincoln's quote decades later was "The Chief Justice...etc. etc.".) Nota bene footnote 145 from pg. 48 in the cited work, i...
by Flintlock Tom
Thu Jul 02, 2015 3:31 am
Forum: Technical Support
Topic: Domain Renewal(s)
Replies: 6
Views: 3236

Re: Domain Renewal(s)

Suddenly had a craving for a cigarette; was it good for you, too?
by Flintlock Tom
Wed Jul 01, 2015 4:09 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: State of the family stuff
Replies: 2
Views: 863

Re: State of the family stuff

That's what the scripture means by "unequally yoked."
If you're not pulling in the same direction you get pulled apart.
by Flintlock Tom
Tue Jun 30, 2015 3:19 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4476
Views: 321187

Re: Does not follow...

I'd like to know why the guys are pissing on the floor and shitting on the seat. Bad aim, splashing, and hovering mostly, and occasionally someone just likes to piss and shit on things. You know, the usual - carelessness plus incompefence, with the occasional dash of true pathology. Okay, I was wro...
by Flintlock Tom
Mon Jun 29, 2015 4:22 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4476
Views: 321187

Re: Does not follow...

I'd like to know why the guys are pissing on the floor and shitting on the seat.
by Flintlock Tom
Wed Jun 24, 2015 8:02 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Colt SP1
Replies: 5
Views: 1068

Colt SP1

Okay, walked into a gun-shop in Klamath Falls, OR and found a Vietnam era Colt SP1 lower receiver with an A2 but-stock. Bought it on sight. Now I'm waiting for government approval to take it home. Any info I should know or details I should look for? I'm thinkin' an A1 upper to go with. What y'all th...
by Flintlock Tom
Sat Jun 13, 2015 3:42 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: White is black? NAACP leader gets to choose what she is.
Replies: 37
Views: 3927

Re: White is black? NAACP leader gets to choose what she is

I'm having trouble figuring out what the issue is.
You don't have to be black to join the NAACP.
You don't have to be black to teach "African American Studies."
So, whose ox did she gore? And, what's the hubbub about?

She even looks black, at least compared to Kamala Harris.
by Flintlock Tom
Mon Jun 08, 2015 11:42 pm
Forum: Gear Talk and Tech
Topic: Homemade Cleaning Device
Replies: 7
Views: 1773

Re: Homemade Cleaning Device

If you look closely at a Boresnake you will see that it has a nylon cleaning brush imbedded. See if she can work out a way to work one of those in while crocheting?

Well done!
by Flintlock Tom
Sat May 30, 2015 5:46 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Constitutional carry in Texas?
Replies: 21
Views: 2054

Re: Constitutional carry in Texas?

A few years ago, when it was legal, I was wearing a 1911A1 in a holster. An ignorant store manager called the police. The officer, in a snide voice, said: "This isn't Texas ya' know."
I almost laughed out loud, but said "I know, this is illegal in Texas!"
by Flintlock Tom
Sat May 30, 2015 5:28 am
Forum: Ammo and Reloading
Topic: Black Powder in .45 Auto-Rim for Webley
Replies: 7
Views: 1560

Re: Black Powder in .45 Auto-Rim for Webley

... I've also got dies for .44S&W Russian and I'm looking for a set for .38S&W on Ebay. ... Hey! I've got the loading dies for .38 S&W but I sold all the guns of that caliber. I'll send them to you. They're all packed away right now, but when we unload at the new place I'll ship them out.
by Flintlock Tom
Sat May 30, 2015 3:27 am
Forum: Ammo and Reloading
Topic: Black Powder in .45 Auto-Rim for Webley
Replies: 7
Views: 1560

Re: Black Powder in .45 Auto-Rim for Webley

Well done!
Where's the Action Picture?
Was that out of the Mk1?
by Flintlock Tom
Thu May 28, 2015 3:36 am
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Robotic McDonalds Opens In Phoenix July 4th
Replies: 20
Views: 2443

Re: Robotic McDonalds Opens In Phoenix July 4th

Aaron wrote:...Only slightly ruined Stainless Steel Rat for me, but stay far away from anything else he's done.


I really enjoyed his "Death World" series.
by Flintlock Tom
Wed May 27, 2015 2:04 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Large-Caliber Rifle for BAG Day
Replies: 8
Views: 910

Re: Large-Caliber Rifle for BAG Day

blackeagle603 wrote:... It'll shoot donut patterns with buck or bird shot.


So, he's pretty much limited to hunting donuts?!
Bag limit: one dozen.

:lol:
by Flintlock Tom
Mon May 25, 2015 4:06 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Brag about your kids here!
Replies: 93
Views: 9371

Re: Brag about your kids here!

I have four children. They are the best. I don't feel the need to bore you with details, just take my word for it. The Best. :D Sold the house, moving out next week. All the kids came over to the house they all grew up in one last time. http://s27.postimg.org/l04r7aq0z/Kids_20_years_apart.jpg
by Flintlock Tom
Sun May 17, 2015 4:02 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Range Report: CZ527M (7.62x39)
Replies: 77
Views: 10882

Re: Range Report: CZ527M (7.62x39)

This thread, and Hickok45's video, are haunting me! I want NEED this gun!

The kids can go without shoes for another year.
:?
by Flintlock Tom
Sat May 16, 2015 10:59 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: DC to NYC Amtrak Derailment - 5 Dead So Far
Replies: 31
Views: 3081

Re: DC to NYC Amtrak Derailment - 5 Dead So Far

Did anyone else get the e-mail from "Joe?" A MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT AND CEO JOE BOARDMAN ON TRAIN 188 The derailment of Northeast Regional Train 188 was a terrible tragedy that we are responding to with every resource we have available. The National Transportation Safety Board is leading t...
by Flintlock Tom
Sat May 16, 2015 3:35 pm
Forum: The War Room
Topic: Iranian Ship Movements
Replies: 9
Views: 1836

Re: Iranian Ship Movements

SoupOrMan wrote:So no Houthi and the Blowfish, then?


Ban!

:lol:
by Flintlock Tom
Thu May 14, 2015 10:52 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Detroit Iron, for the win!
Replies: 35
Views: 3806

Re: Detroit Iron, for the win!

Glad you're okay! Thanks, Tom! It was quite a jolt; this was the first full-on collision I've ever been in. Our local body shop is going to evaluate the (minor) damage and give us an estimate to compare with the findings of the "other" insurance company. The other car was seriously' if no...
by Flintlock Tom
Thu May 14, 2015 6:47 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Today I got a little closer to a dream...Update 10June16
Replies: 145
Views: 16881

Re: Today I got a little closer to a dream...Update 14MAY15

Don't give up!
It took us almost 40 years to realize our dream of an autonomous home in the woods.

Don't get discouraged by the enormity of the task; take small steps! One tree at a time.
by Flintlock Tom
Thu May 14, 2015 1:59 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Detroit Iron, for the win!
Replies: 35
Views: 3806

Re: Detroit Iron, for the win!

Glad you're okay!
by Flintlock Tom
Tue May 12, 2015 3:52 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Oldest living WWII Veteran
Replies: 0
Views: 4717

Oldest living WWII Veteran

Time to get another Browning Auto 5!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubrvCLL9X2E#t=122
by Flintlock Tom
Mon May 11, 2015 7:12 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: WTF
Replies: 73
Views: 5602

Re: WTF

... Best example I personally know of corporate evil: Health insurance company that had official policy of denying ANY claim for health benefits the first time it was applied for. "Sorry, that is not a covered charge." Doesn't matter if the policy specifies that the charge IS in fact cove...
by Flintlock Tom
Mon May 11, 2015 2:50 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Any way to fix the rotting floor in a camper?
Replies: 30
Views: 3421

Re: Any way to fix the rotting floor in a camper?

Evan,
Yikes!
That story would make a good horror movie!
by Flintlock Tom
Sun May 10, 2015 12:44 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: 2D Printed gun?
Replies: 6
Views: 1286

Re: 2D Printed gun?

Yup, those were the days...

I wonder if "This Book is a Gun" will make it into prison libraries.
by Flintlock Tom
Fri May 08, 2015 7:13 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: WTF
Replies: 73
Views: 5602

Re: WTF

skb12172 wrote:How would they ever tie him to this site?


I don't know. But, that doesn't mean it can't be done.
by Flintlock Tom
Fri May 08, 2015 4:50 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: WTF
Replies: 73
Views: 5602

Re: WTF

As this proceeds maybe you should go back over this thread and try to imagine how your comments will sound when read out loud in a court room. We, here, appreciate your eloquence, but, the members of the jury or the judge may not share that admiration. Anyway, It sounds like a "slam-dunk"....
by Flintlock Tom
Fri May 08, 2015 4:00 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: I's a Trustee!
Replies: 7
Views: 1220

Re: I's a Trustee!

NFA Trust?
Full Auto Happiness?
by Flintlock Tom
Thu May 07, 2015 8:17 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Bedtime Story Privilege???
Replies: 14
Views: 2499

Re: Bedtime Story Privilege???

Perhaps we could get "Child Abuse" to include NOT reading to your children.
by Flintlock Tom
Thu May 07, 2015 8:15 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: WTF
Replies: 73
Views: 5602

Re: WTF

The PC steamroller is hard to stop...

Good luck!

(I thought "DNR" was: Do Not Resuscitate?)
by Flintlock Tom
Thu May 07, 2015 5:27 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Selling our house...
Replies: 34
Views: 2876

Re: Selling our house...

Yeah, I was a little worried that people could figure out where we live, but, it's posted on a Multi-Listing Service anyway... Taxes? In CA we had a ballot initiative called Proposition 13. It capped the amount that taxes could go up for owner-occupied homes. And, when owner-occupied homes were pass...
by Flintlock Tom
Thu May 07, 2015 2:05 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Selling our house...
Replies: 34
Views: 2876

Re: Selling our house...

Image


(I'm the one on the right.)
by Flintlock Tom
Thu May 07, 2015 2:01 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Ineptocracy
Replies: 4
Views: 702

Re: Ineptocracy

Does this come in women's sizes? 'cause I really what to stare at a woman's chest for 5 minutes while I read the whole thing!
by Flintlock Tom
Wed May 06, 2015 5:23 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: I'm back.
Replies: 20
Views: 2303

Re: I'm back.

Welcome home!

I occasionally see your name come up on other gun forums, in regards to stock repair, and realize that it's been awhile.

Welcome home.
by Flintlock Tom
Wed May 06, 2015 4:21 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Selling our house...
Replies: 34
Views: 2876

Re: Selling our house...

First Shirt wrote:Fingers crossed, and all that! If I had a white one, I'd sacrifice a chicken, just in case!!!

Good luck, and hope the move goes as smoothly.


Mmm...chicken!

Thanks!
by Flintlock Tom
Wed May 06, 2015 4:18 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4476
Views: 321187

Re: Does not follow...

So I've been into World War I more and more lately. I re-watched "Lost Battalion" today for about the sixth time. Great movie. Then a thought occurred: Hollywood, WTF? Why have you not made a Belleau Wood movie? Sweet pancake-flipping Jebus. The characters are set. Dan Daly, John Quick, L...
by Flintlock Tom
Wed May 06, 2015 1:04 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Selling our house...
Replies: 34
Views: 2876

Re: Selling our house...

Okay! Accepted an offer today.
Barring unforeseen problems it will close in 30 days.

This has gone too smoothly. I'm waiting for the "other shoe" to drop.
by Flintlock Tom
Mon May 04, 2015 9:11 pm
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4476
Views: 321187

Re: Does not follow...

I'm not saying that the Scots are penny-pinchers, but... Mrs. MacGregor came into the newspaper office to post an obituary for her husband. She asked how much it costs. The clerk said "The first line is free, then a penny a word after that. She said: "Say: 'MacGregor is dead.'" Clerk:...
by Flintlock Tom
Mon May 04, 2015 8:55 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Selling our house...
Replies: 34
Views: 2876

Re: Selling our house...

Little Sister wrote:That is such good news! I hope that the bidding goes well. Maybe more will jump in. I look forward to hearing from you..... :)


Thanks, Sue, Hoping for a sale in the next couple days.
by Flintlock Tom
Mon May 04, 2015 4:37 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Selling our house...
Replies: 34
Views: 2876

Re: Selling our house...

It's been on the market for less than 24 hours and we have two offers for more than the asking price!
Our Realtor is a magician!
by Flintlock Tom
Mon May 04, 2015 4:31 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Looks like the religion of peace strikes in Garland Texas
Replies: 96
Views: 4947

Re: Looks like the religion of peace strikes in Garland Texa

Precision wrote:some time in 2018 the DOJ will announce their findings on the incident.



And...it will be "workplace violence."
by Flintlock Tom
Sat May 02, 2015 7:07 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Selling our house...
Replies: 34
Views: 2876

Re: Selling our house...

308Mike wrote:So, you're no longer going to be LOCAL??? 8-) :cry:


12 hour drive?

Yeah, local.
by Flintlock Tom
Fri May 01, 2015 6:35 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Selling our house...
Replies: 34
Views: 2876

Re: Selling our house...

Dinochrome One wrote:Yeah! I hope the realtor emphasizes the premium location. Also, we want to visit you and Virginia in Oregon!


We still plan to use mom's front door for the new house.
by Flintlock Tom
Thu Apr 30, 2015 5:50 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Selling our house...
Replies: 34
Views: 2876

Selling our house...

Okay, wish us luck.
Our Realtor is coming over today to stage our house for showing. It should go on the market on Saturday.
I'm 62 years old and have been dreaming of living in a log cabin in the woods since I was 18. It looks like this may be the year!

:D
by Flintlock Tom
Thu Apr 30, 2015 5:41 pm
Forum: Ammo and Reloading
Topic: CCI #200 Large Rifle Primers
Replies: 10
Views: 2402

Re: CCI #200 Large Rifle Primers

I reload some, but, don't understand some of the "principles" involved.
Why and how do the primers affect accuracy? Seems counter-intuitive to me.
by Flintlock Tom
Tue Apr 28, 2015 4:44 am
Forum: Random
Topic: Does not follow...
Replies: 4476
Views: 321187

Re: Does not follow...

... Really? I haven't seen it yet, but there's no way this will look right with paint. I'll probably give them the option to replace it or skim coat it ready to paint. I'm glad they don't have any money yet. But... really? From personal experience you have to be very specific in what you tell your ...
by Flintlock Tom
Sat Apr 25, 2015 5:14 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: US Government Steals Gold Coins from Heirs
Replies: 28
Views: 3446

Re: US Government Steals Gold Coins from Heirs

Perhaps if the family claims they are illegal immigrants the .gov will let them keep the coins and send over a new car, too.

;)
by Flintlock Tom
Sat Apr 25, 2015 5:10 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Bend over and take it like a man.
Replies: 15
Views: 2025

Re: Bend over and take it like a man.

Well it was a new 2015 Kia Forte LX and Kia was offering heavy cash incentives on the car. I didn't have enough money for an outright purchase of the car but the cash incentives could be applied as a down for a lease. Kia includes GAP insurance as part of the lease but I also purchased extra to cov...
by Flintlock Tom
Fri Apr 24, 2015 11:46 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Bend over and take it like a man.
Replies: 15
Views: 2025

Re: Bend over and take it like a man.

I can't decide if your post is a gripe, a car commercial or a movie review!
by Flintlock Tom
Fri Apr 24, 2015 1:03 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: NYC buses must show 'killing Jews' ad
Replies: 25
Views: 1943

Re: NYC buses must show 'killing Jews' ad

Yogimus wrote:I would like to point out that this is an anti-muslim campaign being promoted by a right wing anti-muslim hate group. Carry on with your outrage.


Did the posts with the "outrage" get deleted? "Cause, I'm not seein' 'em in this thread.

8-)
by Flintlock Tom
Thu Apr 23, 2015 12:09 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Yet Another New Ruger---Mini 14 In .300 Blackout
Replies: 13
Views: 1892

Re: Yet Another New Ruger---Mini 14 In .300 Blackout

I've heard that the .300 Blackout has similar ballistics to 7.62x39.
So, a Mini 14 in 30 caliber? Isn't that a Mini 30?
by Flintlock Tom
Tue Apr 21, 2015 4:35 pm
Forum: Culture Junkies
Topic: Bracken's 3rd installment
Replies: 8
Views: 1512

Re: Bracken's 3rd installment

I read the first book, Enemies, Foreign and Domestic , and while waiting for the second made the mistake of reading Castigo Cay. What an amazingly tedious and pointless book. Bracken indulges in copious detail of completely irrelevant plot points, describes plans of action that the characters never ...
by Flintlock Tom
Thu Apr 16, 2015 5:15 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: SpaceX Landing Attempt 4/14/15
Replies: 10
Views: 1818

Re: SpaceX Landing Attempt 4/14/15

Why not go for a soft landing IN the water? With some kind of on-board flotation device.
by Flintlock Tom
Wed Apr 15, 2015 11:55 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Marana, AZ police dashcam footage: Suspect airborne!
Replies: 34
Views: 2909

Re: Marana, AZ police dashcam footage: Suspect airborne!

"4. Know your target and what's beyond it."

I think he should have waited 5 seconds until the "perp" was past the cement wall.

:?
by Flintlock Tom
Wed Apr 15, 2015 11:35 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Dude Lands Gyrocopter on Capitol Lawn
Replies: 17
Views: 2401

Re: Dude Lands Gyrocopter on Capitol Lawn

There was a similar event in Unintended Consequences during which a father and son were dropping leaflets from para-planes over the capital.
I think one of them survived.
by Flintlock Tom
Tue Apr 14, 2015 5:39 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: New Gender Language
Replies: 13
Views: 1594

Re: New Gender Language

Also:
... a single unintentional gender-based microagression occurred.


Makes me wonder what these folks will be like when (if) they grow up.

:o
by Flintlock Tom
Tue Apr 14, 2015 5:32 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: New Gender Language
Replies: 13
Views: 1594

Re: New Gender Language

Well, at least she's not carrying a mattress around, pretending she was raped. Otherwise, she's just another roster-line in the ever growing list of The Perpetually Offended. She'd probably shit a brick if someone opened a door for her. I could use her around here, as I always need more bricks. LOL...
by Flintlock Tom
Tue Apr 14, 2015 5:29 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: SC Officer Charged With Murder, Shot Man That Was Fleeing
Replies: 89
Views: 5682

Re: SC Officer Charged With Murder, Shot Man That Was Fleein

Even so, shooting an unarmed man as he runs away...
IF the suspect fired the taser at the officer he is now unarmed and not a threat.
by Flintlock Tom
Mon Apr 13, 2015 6:52 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: SC Officer Charged With Murder, Shot Man That Was Fleeing
Replies: 89
Views: 5682

Re: SC Officer Charged With Murder, Shot Man That Was Fleein

I'm curious, strictly from an intellectual perspective, what the motivation for shooting was. At the point when the driver fled the car did the officer know about the warrant or was it still just a stop for a broken tail-light? (Worthy of deadly force?) If he knew about the warrant did he know what ...
by Flintlock Tom
Mon Apr 13, 2015 6:26 am
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Would you be willing to live in a HOA neighborhood?
Replies: 157
Views: 9770

Re: Would you be willing to live in a HOA neighborhood?

Greg wrote:...
There was one place we looked at that really was 3 out of 4. Decently close in, no HOA, nice 2+ acre lot.... but the house was *tiny*. We just couldn't.


Any reason why you couldn't just add on to the house and make it bigger over time?
by Flintlock Tom
Thu Apr 09, 2015 5:03 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Bloomberg Group Called Tsarnaev a Gun Victim
Replies: 33
Views: 3041

Re: Bloomberg Group Called Tsarnaev a Gun Victim

JAG2955 wrote:...
I'd okay with him in jail for life if his only food is a McRib sandwich, 3x a day. It's a sense of justice that only a Western nation could produce.


Are you under the impression that a McRib sandwich contains actual pork?

The jury is still out on that.
by Flintlock Tom
Wed Apr 08, 2015 4:50 am
Forum: Humor
Topic: hitting the end of the line.
Replies: 18
Views: 2828

Re: hitting the end of the line.

Damn robots!

(I've waited all my life to say that!)
by Flintlock Tom
Tue Apr 07, 2015 8:05 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Would you be willing to live in a HOA neighborhood?
Replies: 157
Views: 9770

Re: Would you be willing to live in a HOA neighborhood?

Saw a few houses today. 2 made the cut, so far. One has a HOA, the other doesn't. Funny thing is, the one with is a nicer house on a nicer lot in a more convenient area. :/ Nicer, more convenient = more money = wealthy spouses with more time on their hands and desire to control = HOA? No idea. Thou...
by Flintlock Tom
Tue Apr 07, 2015 7:41 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Don't buy this motherboard.
Replies: 19
Views: 2580

Re: Don't buy this motherboard.

Jered wrote:I bought one of these for a PC build, and it does not work.

Is there a provision for returning a defective product?
by Flintlock Tom
Tue Apr 07, 2015 7:40 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Don't buy this motherboard.
Replies: 19
Views: 2580

Re: Don't buy this motherboard.

This thread really delivers the funny!
I can't even explain why I'm sitting here laughing.

:lol:
by Flintlock Tom
Mon Apr 06, 2015 10:47 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Indiana
Replies: 53
Views: 3424

Re: Indiana

skb12172 wrote:Who was it who said, never stop your enemy when they are making a mistake?


Sun Tzu: The Art of War
by Flintlock Tom
Thu Apr 02, 2015 6:06 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Indiana
Replies: 53
Views: 3424

Re: Indiana

Two points that come to mind as I follow this issue: 1. Some of you guys sound as if you have never seen the "liberal double-standard." Are you "new" here? 2. Many are missing a very critical distinction: in the major cases, i.e.: bakery, photographer, etc., the "client"...
by Flintlock Tom
Tue Mar 31, 2015 1:14 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Interesting!!
Replies: 12
Views: 1590

Re: Interesting!!

Like saying "there are no restrictions on robbing a bank except those imposed by penal code."
by Flintlock Tom
Mon Mar 30, 2015 11:42 pm
Forum: The Kitchen Table
Topic: Brother's film up for Project Greenlight 'Greenie' Award
Replies: 3
Views: 868

Re: Brother's film up for Project Greenlight 'Greenie' Award

I hit the "like" button because you asked nice, but...dude!
by Flintlock Tom
Mon Mar 30, 2015 7:10 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: The Coolest Rifle I've Seen In A While-Pfeifer SR2
Replies: 12
Views: 1980

Re: The Coolest Rifle I've Seen In A While-Pfeifer SR2

I'm having trouble visualizing a 26" barrel and only a 27.5" OAL.
Manually load a single round through the back of the butt-stock?
And, a 2 round magazine?
by Flintlock Tom
Sat Mar 28, 2015 7:53 pm
Forum: Humor
Topic: Wisdom...
Replies: 2
Views: 1038

Wisdom...

Two policemen call the station on the radio, "Hello, is this Sarge?" "Yes?" "We have a case here. A woman has shot her husband for stepping on the floor she had just mopped clean." "Have you arrested the woman?" "No sir, the floor is still wet."
by Flintlock Tom
Thu Mar 26, 2015 12:42 am
Forum: The War Room
Topic: Bowie Bergdahl charged with desertion
Replies: 36
Views: 3555

Re: Bowie Bergdahl charged with desertion

Jered wrote:Boy, he sure was worth that swap.

:roll:


Nah. We don't negotiate with terrorists.

:roll:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2015/03/25/bergdahl-desertion/70437482/
by Flintlock Tom
Wed Mar 25, 2015 5:09 pm
Forum: History and Current Events
Topic: Another reason not to buy a Ford
Replies: 14
Views: 2385

Re: Another reason not to buy a Ford

If a burst of speed is required, however, users can either deactivate the system by pressing a button on the console or temporarily get past it with a hard press on the gas pedal.


So...it will limit your speed unless you press the gas pedal?
by Flintlock Tom
Wed Mar 25, 2015 6:07 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: silencer threading question
Replies: 9
Views: 1152

Re: silencer threading question

Yeah, 30 bucks to cut threads and re-crown a barrel sounds pretty good to me.
by Flintlock Tom
Wed Mar 25, 2015 3:21 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: 3 Gun
Replies: 7
Views: 1002

Re: 3 Gun

Perfectly safe with BP loads. Never heard of one blowing up.
by Flintlock Tom
Wed Mar 25, 2015 3:03 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: silencer threading question
Replies: 9
Views: 1152

Re: silencer threading question

This guy has a really good reputation on CalGuns.net:
http://www.ar15barrels.com/services.shtml
by Flintlock Tom
Wed Mar 25, 2015 2:51 am
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Another Domino's delivery driver killed in N'awlins.
Replies: 8
Views: 1054

Re: Another Domino's delivery driver killed in N'awlins.

They should take a hint from Wells Fargo: second team member in the right-hand seat with a shotgun.
by Flintlock Tom
Mon Mar 23, 2015 2:46 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: 3 Gun
Replies: 7
Views: 1002

Re: 3 Gun

How is the rifling?
Maybe you're shooting undersized slugs through a 130 year-old smooth-bore.

My 1884 had barely discernible rifling.
by Flintlock Tom
Sat Mar 21, 2015 11:38 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: S&W Victory w/pictures
Replies: 25
Views: 1666

Re: S&W Victory w/pictures

Well done!
I thought .38 special and .38 S&W were two distinct cartridges. What does .38 S&W Special mean?
by Flintlock Tom
Sat Mar 21, 2015 4:53 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Philosophy: Why are left wing ideas still relevent?
Replies: 177
Views: 11671

Re: Philosophy: Why are left wing ideas still relevent?

Jered wrote:
Greg wrote:
Yogimus wrote:GET OFF THE CROSS.


Sorry, he's stuck.


Nailed it.


You'll find that only Catholics still have him on the cross. In Protestant churches the cross is empty, and so is the grave.
by Flintlock Tom
Sat Mar 21, 2015 4:28 pm
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Swiss K31
Replies: 27
Views: 2787

Re: Swiss K31

When I first got mine 8-10 years ago the GP-11 ammo was about 50¢ a round. Today, it's gone up less than 10%. http://www.sgammo.com/product/surplus/60-rd-brick-75-x-55-swiss-gp11-174-grain-ball-type-ammunition Compare that to any other ammo on your shelf. Buy it. Buy it now. Also, Berdan primed case...
by Flintlock Tom
Thu Mar 19, 2015 8:14 pm
Forum: Politics, Law, and Justice
Topic: Obama touts Mandatory Voting
Replies: 21
Views: 2209

Re: Obama touts Mandatory Voting

Not to play devil's advocate, but simply to ask a question. Doesn't Australia require mandatory voting? In the link to Fox news Obama refers to mandatory voting in Australia. Since it came out of his mouth odds favor it being a lie. Blind hog, acorn, etc. http://www.aec.gov.au/faqs/voting_australia...
by Flintlock Tom
Thu Mar 19, 2015 2:44 am
Forum: Guns and Shooting
Topic: Took a newbie out today
Replies: 33
Views: 3673

Re: Took a newbie out today

Well done, First.
And, I think Yogi made a good call. It was a considerate thing to point out.

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