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by FWiedner
Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: "Why do 3% of Americans own 50% of the Guns...?"
Replies: 6
Views: 153

Re: "Why do 3% of Americans own 50% of the Guns...?"

I had to think on this for a couple of days. I believe this to be a matter of exposure. There are a number of Americans, perhaps an increasing number, that have not been exposed to an activity where firearms are used in a safe, entertaining, and constructive manner. They haven't been trained to appr...
by FWiedner
Mon Oct 21, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Always some have to stain the reputation of others
Replies: 7
Views: 89

Re: Always some have to stain the reputation of others

I don't give weight to deydindonuffin stories the likes of Ferguson.

The issue of the article that interests me is the increasing likelihood that cops will shoot first and ask questions later.

As you are aware (Brian) it's happened a couple of times recently, right here in River City.

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by FWiedner
Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Always some have to stain the reputation of others
Replies: 7
Views: 89

Re: Always some have to stain the reputation of others

I thought that this was an interesting article from the same website:

https://www.criminallegalnews.org/news/ ... ce-forces/

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by FWiedner
Sun Oct 20, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What would you carry if you were trimming trees...?
Replies: 7
Views: 250

Re: What would you carry if you were trimming trees...?

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Calm down and just keep repeating to yourself, as many times as it takes for you reach your safe place:

"Diversity makes us stronger"

:idea:
by FWiedner
Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fight like a monkey
Replies: 4
Views: 172

Re: Fight like a monkey

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I like it.
by FWiedner
Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Terry's last gun
Replies: 7
Views: 358

Re: Terry's last gun

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An excellent tribute to Mr. Murbach.

:)
by FWiedner
Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ugly On A Stick Levergun
Replies: 15
Views: 371

Re: Ugly On A Stick Levergun

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Seriously... W.T.F.?

:o
by FWiedner
Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: the Wife asked me to Sweep the house....
Replies: 9
Views: 268

Re: the Wife asked me to Sweep the house....

piller wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:57 pm
Men and Women often don't even know what each other is saying even though they are speaking the same language.
The words we speak sound similar, but mean different things.

:wink:
by FWiedner
Thu Oct 17, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Accidental Entry into U.S." -- By Some Brits
Replies: 6
Views: 267

Re: "Accidental Entry into U.S." -- By Some Brits

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They are illegal aliens who, to our good fortune, were caught in the act committing a crime and then lied about it.

Their story is quite sad, but I don't care.

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by FWiedner
Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 28 years ago my high school sweetheart became my wife.
Replies: 10
Views: 164

Re: 28 years ago my high school sweetheart became my wife.

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Just think... You'd be out of prison by now...

:idea:
by FWiedner
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Marie yovanovitch
Replies: 2
Views: 123

Re: Marie yovanovitch

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"Trump fired me for no reason!"

Ahem... He didn't need one.

:lol:
by FWiedner
Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Never in my life
Replies: 11
Views: 321

Re: Never in my life

My wife little Maltese thought he was a 100lb dog, and would spaz and go for any larger dog that offended him.

He was out for a walk with the wife one day and took on a shepard mix a few houses up the street and got his bad little self killed.

Dogs.

:?
by FWiedner
Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: California reaping what they sowed...
Replies: 5
Views: 188

Re: California reaping what they sowed...

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This is California getting what they asked for from their primary electric service provider.

:lol:
by FWiedner
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Range time w/ the Marlin CST
Replies: 3
Views: 215

Re: Range time w/ the Marlin CST

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I noticed your diagram related to sight alignment at the upper right.

Do you aim center bull or 6 O' clock?

:)
by FWiedner
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: Having to 'explain' why you are friends with somebody...
Replies: 2
Views: 112

Re: Having to 'explain' why you are friends with somebody...

. I'd have to opine that all qualities, good and bad, can be assigned to all peoples in different measure. The real difference lies in the quality of personal judgement or maturity that allows one to give in / not give in or to act / not act on impulse. Controlling impulsiveness allows one to evalua...
by FWiedner
Sun Sep 29, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: The most difficult form of fighting...
Replies: 4
Views: 707

Re: The most difficult form of fighting...

People often make the mistake of thinking that politicians and or government give a d@mn what they think or want. Contact your 'representatives'. They'll slap you on the back and give you citizenship awards while shaking your hand and saying "You got it, Pal!". Then they'll snap the leash back on yo...
by FWiedner
Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Great Guy Who Also Loved the Model 94 Trapper
Replies: 16
Views: 1201

Re: Great Guy Who Also Loved the Model 94 Trapper

Ranger Jackson is a legend, and well-respected in The Lone-Star state.

That's a good photo.

:)
by FWiedner
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Getting Ready To Go Out
Replies: 12
Views: 778

Re: Getting Ready To Go Out

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That fella lives in a rough neighborhood.

:shock:
:lol:
by FWiedner
Sat Sep 21, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Good Luck - you're gonna need it....
Replies: 1
Views: 334

Re: Good Luck - you're gonna need it....

One never asks for "rights".

Any right that one needs permission to exercise is not a right, it an expressed privilege granted by someone lording them-self over you.

One claims and then defends to whatever degree those rights are valued.

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by FWiedner
Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: September....
Replies: 21
Views: 722

Re: September....

Those are some healthy looking rabbits, Nath. Well Done.

Here in the Dallas suburbs, we are overrun with cottontails.

I think I might start setting snares in my landscaping.

:wink:
by FWiedner
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Here we go....the 'universal background check' actual language....
Replies: 5
Views: 737

Re: Here we go....the 'universal background check' actual language....

Blaine wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:00 pm
I expect at least one more thing....the "paperless" firearms we now have will become felonies if we don't register them...
So be it.

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by FWiedner
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: 3 teens TRAGIC victims of 'gun violence'....
Replies: 4
Views: 367

Re: 3 teens TRAGIC victims of 'gun violence'....

They were only asking directions to the Halloween party rehearsal.

Nothing more than systemics racism!

:!:
by FWiedner
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Editorial - Walmart Never Was a Gun Store
Replies: 20
Views: 840

Re: Editorial - Walmart Never Was a Gun Store

I don't shop, or rather, I don't buy much at Walmart anymore. I won't address my wife's habit. I do go in to browse the ammo... "Just in case". Inventories between Walmart branches are pretty standard as to brand and selection, and any purchases that I MUST make at Walmart usually occur when I am ou...
by FWiedner
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Respectfully Submitted
Replies: 18
Views: 820

Re: Respectfully Submitted

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We're gonna need another stick...

:lol:
by FWiedner
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The crowded Earth
Replies: 5
Views: 240

Re: The crowded Earth

That's an inspiring photo. I'd imagine there is more to the calculation called over population than just how many square feet a man and his habitation might take up. What does it take to sustain that man over the course of his life? Where is that stored, produced, grown, or raised? What resources ar...
by FWiedner
Mon Sep 16, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Stumping Dear Abby
Replies: 7
Views: 332

Re: Stumping Dear Abby

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What's even worse is that they walk freely among us, and have probably even served you fries at McDonald's.

:shock:
by FWiedner
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Respectfully Submitted
Replies: 18
Views: 820

Re: Respectfully Submitted

Nothing wrong with this idea. Mutual respect is never a bad thing, but two different men can have two different points of view. What's intolerably disrespectful to one man can be seen a friendly poke in the ribs to another. So what can you do? In the rush to "Get over it", there are those who's firs...
by FWiedner
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Proof today's Democrats are just INSANE....
Replies: 1
Views: 169

Re: Proof today's Democrats are just INSANE....

Doc... As a medical professional, surely you recognize that the only difference between the first Homo-Sapien to scratch the bugs off his behind and modern-man is that now Homo-Sapiens have smart-phones. Man is a primitive with a vast technology at his disposal with which to entertain his whims. Fir...
by FWiedner
Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nothing special, 200yds.
Replies: 10
Views: 322

Re: Nothing special, 200yds.

We used to have great fun out at the dump in 29 Palms.

We'd set up targets out at 100yds and then some, and then have a tailgate BBQ while we were plinking with our .22's.

Good times.

:mrgreen:
by FWiedner
Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: See ya fellers
Replies: 38
Views: 1520

Re: See ya fellers

.45colt wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 12:48 pm
Don't know what happened...
A terrible case of butthurt...

:!:
by FWiedner
Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Made me laugh out loud --seriously
Replies: 13
Views: 546

Re: Made me laugh out loud --seriously

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True.

Every single item.

:lol:
by FWiedner
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Henry AR 7, anyone have one?
Replies: 30
Views: 586

Re: Henry AR 7, anyone have one?

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If we're referring to my comment about the M6, I didn't condemn the firearm, I said I didn't like the trigger.

It wasn't an issue of cleaning or maintenance, and it had nothing to do with break-in. I just didn't like it. As in: "Not my cup of tea."

:wink:
by FWiedner
Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: I never was into football, but I did like NASCAR...
Replies: 5
Views: 197

Re: I never was into football, but I did like NASCAR...

Snowflakes seem to penetrate all aspects of what "were" manly pursuits... :roll: It's not "penetration", it's infiltration. Cultural espionage. They are infiltrating those activities traditionally thought of as the safe-havens of 'conservative' ideology for the specific purpose of corrupting them a...
by FWiedner
Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: More mass shootings....Texas & Alabama....
Replies: 8
Views: 245

Re: More mass shootings....Texas & Alabama....

The postal worker was a she. Latino female, under 30.

Unarmed, of course.

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by FWiedner
Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Savage Model 12 Long Range Precision
Replies: 23
Views: 310

Re: Savage Model 12 Long Range Precision

Is 100yds "long-range" in your neck of the woods? :?: Since most of the deer I’ve killed were in the woods 75 yards is about the Max I can get from most of my stands . I 've got several Savage rifles and they're all tack-drivers. The great thing is that they were accurate right out of the box. I wa...
by FWiedner
Mon Sep 02, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Henry AR 7, anyone have one?
Replies: 30
Views: 586

Re: Henry AR 7, anyone have one?

I was thinking about a light "survival" type firearm to store in my truck tool-box for those nothing better to do or just-in-case type of situations. I don't travel the back roads down south so much anymore so I don't usually have my "truck gun" (Marlin 1894C or Model 94 Trapper) with me anymore. I'...
by FWiedner
Mon Sep 02, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Savage Model 12 Long Range Precision
Replies: 23
Views: 310

Re: Savage Model 12 Long Range Precision

Is 100yds "long-range" in your neck of the woods?

:?:
by FWiedner
Mon Sep 02, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Recycling - mostly hot air.....
Replies: 8
Views: 219

Re: Recycling - mostly hot air.....

We had a bit of a scandal locally. City requires us to separate recyclables and charges us for the recycling. When the program started, they said that they were going to sell the materials and then pay rebates to the community. Wrong. A couple of years ago it comes out that all they are doing is tak...
by FWiedner
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Feral Hogs - in CITIES....!!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 218

Re: Feral Hogs - in CITIES....!!!!

In Texas this is already leading to mass poisoning, because Animal Control considers any hunting option to be 'unsafe'. They claim that secondary damage in the food chain that may result from poisoned meat that might be consumed by predators is of less concern than wild-eyed rednecks with guns. :roll:
by FWiedner
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Careful what you say.....
Replies: 6
Views: 299

Re: Careful what you say.....

He was carrying a functional firearm and threatened to kill someone "in self-defense." He crowed about it. I sympathize with the guy and I do not disagree with his outlook on his subject of concern, but he could have made his point without forcing the law to call him out. We call this "Using your mo...
by FWiedner
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: More mass shootings....Texas & Alabama....
Replies: 8
Views: 245

Re: More mass shootings....Texas & Alabama....

President Trump said in an interview that background checks wouldn't have stopped either of the most recent shooters.

Maybe, maybe not.

What that statement really tells me is that 'they' are looking more closely at banning something.

Time will tell.

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by FWiedner
Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: More mass shootings....Texas & Alabama....
Replies: 8
Views: 245

Re: More mass shootings....Texas & Alabama....

How many people got shot in Chicago today?

:?:
by FWiedner
Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: TRAPPERS
Replies: 9
Views: 451

Re: TRAPPERS

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No deer or hog has ever refused to die just because the bullet was launched from my .30Win Trapper.

:mrgreen:
by FWiedner
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Judge Nap On Red Flag Laws
Replies: 3
Views: 335

Re: Judge Nap On Red Flag Laws

I wish they would quit changing definitions.... You are well aware that this is done quite on purpose. Control of language is control of thought. Remember when the election night return maps were (D) - Red and (R) - Blue ? They changed that schema because they knew very well that Democrats were bei...
by FWiedner
Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unfortunately, This Isn't a Joke
Replies: 9
Views: 539

Re: Unfortunately, This Isn't a Joke

The ivory tower social justice set is just trying to make sure that every head in their herd is equal.

Moo.

:roll:
by FWiedner
Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: I am SHOCKED...surprised and SHOCKED, I tell you...!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 293

Re: I am SHOCKED...surprised and SHOCKED, I tell you...!!!

Those poor overworked underpaid public servants could not possibly be expected to keep up with things like maintenance and video quality of surveillance systems.

Incidentally, that's a great photo of Jeff.

:lol:
by FWiedner
Sat Aug 24, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: We should start a gambling pool....
Replies: 3
Views: 223

Re: We should start a gambling pool....

How about we take bets on whether Ginsburg lasts through the holidays?

:lol:
by FWiedner
Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Back in Time....with your favorite smoke-pole
Replies: 30
Views: 753

Re: Back in Time....with your favorite smoke-pole

Every action ripples through time. Consider that if Hitler had been taken out early, man might never have gone to the moon, or that the personal computer that you are using right now might not ever have been invented. If a modern squad weapon had been captured at the Alamo, everything west of the Mi...
by FWiedner
Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Beware of "Blue/Green Algae" -- * Highly Toxic to Dogs! *
Replies: 5
Views: 227

Re: Beware of "Blue/Green Algae" -- * Highly Toxic to Dogs! *

I watched my pup dive head first into a local pond after a ball a kid had kicked the other day, about 20 minutes after I had read an article on the stuff.

Talk about a feeling of dread.

He's fine.

I hate havin' to tip-toe through life.

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