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Posted: by wyliesharon on Fri. 20 Jul., 2012 at 3:55:55 PM
In reply to: Freebird2 "I would have agreed"
Sorry, could you explain what you mean. I'm not getting your point. thanks

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Posted: by Freebird2 on Fri. 20 Jul., 2012 at 4:23:02 PM
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After New Orleans was flooded the police we not there to help people who were threatened with violence and theft. Here's an article that explains a bit of what happened,

"....including white vigilante violence, police killings, official cover-ups and a suffering population far more brutalized than many were willing to believe. Several police officers and a white civilian accused of racially motivated violence have recently been indicted in various cases, and more incidents are coming to light as the Justice Department has started several investigations into civil rights violations after the storm."

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/27/us/27racial.html?pagewanted=all

It was after watching what happened after Katrina that made me reconsider my opinions about the right to carry and own guns.  It was then that I realized that terrible things can happens whether people are allowed to carry guns or not. 

This is what was going through my mind when I read your post.  

 

 

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Posted: by wyliesharon on Fri. 20 Jul., 2012 at 6:00:48 PM
In reply to: Freebird2 "Sorry."
I don't know if I should thank you for this link or not.lol
 By that I mean I have a bad cold so my eyes and nose have been running all day. Then I watch the Colorado story and I'm crying watching that ,now this , more kleenex.Can this Katrina event get anymore disgusting!! Some people are despicable beyond belief.
Are you saying the blacks should have fought back and shot the whites?
 I don't think thats a good idea either.Mainly because they never would have gotten away with it and they would have been killed for doing it. A no win situation.I  still think no guns is a better option.
The link about low income housing was also something else. Some people are ignorant, hateful ,morons! 
 

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Posted: by Freebird2 on Fri. 20 Jul., 2012 at 8:42:07 PM
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people should have a chance to defend themselves, but some people didn’t have that opportunity after Katrina. 

Yes, both Katrina and Colorado are disgusting, but I'm sorry that my link made you feel even worse. Get over your cold soon.

 

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Posted: by Mary_in_TO on Mon. 23 Jul., 2012 at 4:47:12 PM
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carry guns, we have police and an army to protect citizens. Only Americans are so paranoid that they think they are always in danger. Why would anyone need an assault 
weapon? The gun lobby seems to make the laws there. that's why we don't travel there anymore, too many stupid people with guns.

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Posted: by Marsha on Mon. 23 Jul., 2012 at 5:56:23 PM
In reply to: Mary_in_TO "There is no reason why citizen should"
I think stats have shown over and over again that a gun in the house is more likely to be used against you than to protect you.  All those stories of young children getting  hold of handguns in the house and killing a playmate or children bringing a gun to school - it is simply insane!

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Posted: by tigsw_tigsw on Mon. 23 Jul., 2012 at 7:25:06 PM
In reply to: Mary_in_TO "There is no reason why citizen should"
but is the day coming when Canadians will carry guns for protection?

        

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If everyone walked on the right hand side when in a crowd you would not bump into each other.                               

                                         

                    

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Posted: by jadeyy on Mon. 23 Jul., 2012 at 7:54:46 PM
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are for... look at the issues this country is having right now with the guns all ready in use.. do we need more?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Harper really doesn’t appreciate people who disagree with him and he’ll be damned if he’ll help them spread their unwelcome views.

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Posted: by tigsw_tigsw on Mon. 23 Jul., 2012 at 10:53:11 PM
In reply to: jadeyy "nope... thats what the police"
police cannot be everywhere all of the time and with everybody.....so it is possible people will carry guns just like in the USA...time will tell..this is now quickly becoming a life that was not as simple as a few years ago.


        

               MUSKOKA IS THE NAME NOT THE MUSKOKAS

                                                  see facebook page 

If everyone walked on the right hand side when in a crowd you would not bump into each other.                               

                                         

                    

 █ ♥ █ C a n a d a

                                          

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Posted: by jadeyy on Tue. 24 Jul., 2012 at 6:09:06 AM
In reply to: tigsw_tigsw "then there is reality"
more shootings and killings similar to what we have witnessed this summer...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mr. Harper really doesn’t appreciate people who disagree with him and he’ll be damned if he’ll help them spread their unwelcome views.

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Posted: by tigsw_tigsw on Tue. 24 Jul., 2012 at 3:22:09 PM
In reply to: jadeyy "and if and when that happens, you will see"
but when people are already afraid they just might get themselves some protection. In fact, I would not be one bit surprised to learn it already is happening. 

        

               MUSKOKA IS THE NAME NOT THE MUSKOKAS

                                                  see facebook page 

If everyone walked on the right hand side when in a crowd you would not bump into each other.                               

                                         

                    

 █ ♥ █ C a n a d a

                                          

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Posted: by jadeyy on Tue. 24 Jul., 2012 at 4:03:38 PM
In reply to: tigsw_tigsw "Of course"
arming themselves just yet...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted: by tigsw_tigsw on Tue. 24 Jul., 2012 at 4:29:52 PM
In reply to: jadeyy "well i havent heard of people"
they would actually tell you....

        

               MUSKOKA IS THE NAME NOT THE MUSKOKAS

                                                  see facebook page 

If everyone walked on the right hand side when in a crowd you would not bump into each other.                               

                                         

                    

 █ ♥ █ C a n a d a

                                          

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Posted: by wyliesharon on Tue. 24 Jul., 2012 at 4:44:20 PM
In reply to: tigsw_tigsw "Of course"
Do you think you are getting a little paranoid.? lol
 I hope if you decide to arm yourself you take some lessons.
These gang guys are not very good shots. Half the time they get the wrong person or shoot innocent bystanders. Or they put 40 bullets in a car with 2 passengers and they are both still alive.... Happened here the other day. Not quite the hot shots they think they are.
Seriously what good is a gun going to do  for you? Are you going to carry it in your purse where ever you go? If you go to the Eaton Center  or a theater and someone starts shooting are you going to shoot back? You would probably hit  a few innocent people too.
 I'll take my chances and be without one.

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Posted: by tigsw_tigsw on Tue. 24 Jul., 2012 at 7:06:23 PM
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way some people's minds work.There are a lot of small arms in the hands of people that have nothing to do with gangs etc. The gun registry attempt should have taken care of that. That is a whole other story. 

I was shot at sitting in my own office catching up on book work around 8pm a few years ago. The guy shot through the window with a rifle. He continued throughout the area shooting at windows that had lights on inside the offices. The bullet went over my head. We are not in Toronto.

No,I do not have a gun in my purse nor would I, however, some people do and there could be more in the future. It is naive to think otherwise. It is a changing world.


This is another situation which will show its ugly head in the future. LOL there will be more in those purses than cellphones. Just a coming  fact of life.




        

               MUSKOKA IS THE NAME NOT THE MUSKOKAS

                                                  see facebook page 

If everyone walked on the right hand side when in a crowd you would not bump into each other.                               

                                         

                    

 █ ♥ █ C a n a d a

                                          

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Posted: by jadeyy on Tue. 24 Jul., 2012 at 7:37:06 PM
In reply to: tigsw_tigsw "No it is just the"
happen to disagree with this one..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted: by a.doll on Tue. 24 Jul., 2012 at 9:35:55 PM
In reply to: tigsw_tigsw "No it is just the"

Scary!  Did they catch the shooter?

 

 
 

When you feel in your gut what you are and then dynamically pursue it – don’t back down and don’t give up – then you’re going to mystify a lot of folks. ― Bob Dylan

The poster formerly known as plexy (stolen from Jack Johnson)  and before that known as sexyplexy (nickname just for fun!)  ;)

 

 


 

 

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Posted: by tigsw_tigsw on Wed. 25 Jul., 2012 at 3:01:36 PM
In reply to: a.doll "what a terrifying experience tigsw!"
little about the whole thing including court dates...rather strange...not even sure of his age....he may have been under 18 at the time...if so the penalty would have been minor the way things are handled here. We did find out via a police officer where he lived. His house backed onto a main road and he had shot at some moving cars.

        

               MUSKOKA IS THE NAME NOT THE MUSKOKAS

                                                  see facebook page 

If everyone walked on the right hand side when in a crowd you would not bump into each other.                               

                                         

                    

 █ ♥ █ C a n a d a

                                          

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Posted: by jadeyy on Wed. 25 Jul., 2012 at 3:21:21 PM
In reply to: tigsw_tigsw "Yes but we were told"
its very weird that a police officer would give out this persons address...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted: by tigsw_tigsw on Thu. 26 Jul., 2012 at 12:20:05 AM
In reply to: jadeyy "did you go to court to make a victims statement?"

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               MUSKOKA IS THE NAME NOT THE MUSKOKAS

                                                  see facebook page 

If everyone walked on the right hand side when in a crowd you would not bump into each other.                               

                                         

                    

 █ ♥ █ C a n a d a

                                          

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