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    "Jesus Saves" t-Shirt wearing preacher kicked out (or not) of Mall of America

    Gave me a flashback to the time, many years ago, that I was working in a shipyard on the Gulf Coast. We had a large population of "preachers" who made a habit of writing "Jesus Saves" on, of all places" the walls of the latrines. We also had a few heathen who would go behind them and write "S&H...
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    Dollywood visit

    What irritates this Old Soldier to no end is that most of us who made a career of the military, officer or enlisted, have far more firearms training than do many in law enforcement. I will also note that many of us who were career status made it our business to study and understand civilian law...
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    Alabama Constitutional Carry.

    Probably the major accomplishment was the elimination of the necessity of having a permit to carry in (or on) one's vehicle. That particular law's latest incarnation was from the beginnings of the Civil Rights era; most notably the Montgomery Bus Boycott. It was a large step, as evidenced by the...
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    Race–gender bias in white Americans’ preferences for gun availability

    It may be that the difference is in which state you are in. There are some counties in my state where you would think you had stepped back in time those twenty years, if not more. Don't get my wrong; I love my home state, but there are some here, especially in LE (or so it seems), that cannot...
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    Race–gender bias in white Americans’ preferences for gun availability

    This is an argument that has gone in circles for much of my life. 1. I can walk down almost any street in my state while open carrying and never see a cop with so much as a raised eyebrow. 2. Let a black person do the same, even in these modern times, and he/she will be very lucky to escape with...
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    They've been asking the wrong question.

    I suspect (from sad experience) that, should you look close enough, you will find the largest amount of voter fraud is in the state and local elections, not in the national elections. I can remember, as a boy, watching deputy sheriffs in an unnamed county (also a "dry" county) handing out...
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    Finally! Permitless Carry

    "Really Crummey wording giving lots of wiggle room." To paraphrase the great humorist, Will Rogers, "When the legislature makes a joke, it's law and when they make a law, it's a joke."
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    Finally! Permitless Carry

    Governor Kay Ivey signed into law House Bill 272 which removes the requirement for a permit to carry a pistol concealed or in a vehicle. While I have not yet had a chance to read all of the changes in the Code of Alabama, this does sound like a giant leap forward for us.
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    Would prefer the ability to delete my account. No hard feelings, but I am no longer interested.

    Would prefer the ability to delete my account. No hard feelings, but I am no longer interested.
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    Auf Wiedersehen

    It was a good journey with all of you, but now it is time for me to move on to other things. I wish all of you good health and good fortune in what you do.
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    Stand your ground debate or ??

    One news outlet quoted a relative of the deceases as saying that the homeowner used "excessive" force against these innocent children. More and more I am thinking that the inmates are running the asylum.
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    of interest to note AL CCP no longer be used for NICS background check...

    All because some of our sheriffs, all of whom are members of the Alabama Sheriffs' Association, could not be bothered to conduct background checks for pistol permits. Keep in mind that ASA has been the major lobbyist against constitutional carry here in Alabama. I've always thought that our...
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    Gender Identity??

    Just remember, "Men are from Mars; women are from Venus. Anything else is from Uranus!"
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    memorial day 2019

    Sad to see such cynicism from a younger member. I put in 21 years in the Army, but not in hopes of benefits. In fact, many of the benefits the recruiters promised were ignored by the government. During the majority of my time in uniform, the services were a deterrent against certain...
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    NOTRE DAME BURNS

    All I will say is read the Qu'ran and make up your own mind whether or not it is a "religion of peace." I have my own copy and I have read it through several times.
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    Sorry, no cigarettes!

    Unfortunately, eye95, you and I both know that there are mentally challenged people who think the movie/TV ideal of just "shooting to wound" is the way to go. I am reasonably accurate, to date, but I am very unsure of my ability to hit an arm or leg when under stress. That is the whole reason...
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    NOTRE DAME BURNS

    As of this morning, 04/17/19, reports say that investigators are unable to enter the parts of the cathedral that may contain evidence of how the fire started. They are interviewing the workers who had been on site when the fire started. At this point, all we have is suspicion and conjecture...
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    NOTRE DAME BURNS

    There were, as I understand it, numerous incidents of churches being desecrated and burned across France before the fire at Notre Dame. I also understand that there have been allegations that MSM is squashing any on-air attempts at discussing those events or any speculation as to the causes.
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    Green card holders and firearms

    You mean eye95 has surfaced? Missed him.
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    WSJ - Dr. to Patient: Do You Have a Gun?

    [snip="since9, post: 2236058, member: 43653 I'm not sure what it is about women doctors. I've encountered three women doctors and one woman endodontist. Of the four, three were certifiable, and two were pushy about asserting their authority as a doctor to get me to make a choice that was...
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