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Shocka! Nobody shot in Florida dispute

March 24, 2014 - Harry Eagar
It seems from this report (follow link) that a Florida woman was standing her ground in the loading area at Lowe's.

Yet, incredibly -- it was Florida, after all -- the dispute ended without anybody getting shot. Just goes to show how terrible things are when not enough hotheaded and/or obnoxious people exercise their Second Amendment rights. This situation could so easily have provided another example of how going armed leads to a more orderly, safe and constitutional environment.

As it is, nothing but a manini (yet still felonious since senior citizens were involved) assault and battery case.

 
 

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HarryEagar

Mar-27-14 10:02 PM

I asked my research assistant, Mr. Bing, about it.

Here were the queries:

U.S. states with most guns per capita U.S. states with most gun deaths per capita

First answer: Kentucky, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, Alaska, Weat Virginia, South Dakota, North Dakota, Arkansas, Alabama

Second answer: District of Columbia, Alaska, Louisiana, Wyoming, Arkansas, Nevada, Mississippi, New Mexico, Arkansas, Alabama

I see a pattern

OneAikea

Mar-26-14 2:25 PM

Bronson Standards...I can prove it.

bkaahui

Mar-26-14 2:38 AM

HarryEager I'm calling BS, prove it.

HarryEagar

Mar-25-14 7:29 PM

'people are significantly less likely to attack armed citizens'

Not true, not even close. The most violent neighborhoods & states are the most heavily armed.

OneAikea

Mar-25-14 7:15 PM

I would not consider seniors or elderly women as unarmed. Senior men and women don't get to be elderly, if they played with guns when younger.. Seems that the young feel more secure and it was a reason to join the Military to play with guns..Too bad, they weren't taught that bullets kill, not guns..IEDs too. With little armor or with AK-47s a weapon of our enemies choice that killed those with armor that was too hot and bulky. Even with body armor they died. One who preaches should practice what they preach.. 0-3-0

OneAikea

Mar-25-14 7:10 PM

"1) The assault itself could have been prevented because people are significantly less likely to attack armed citizens, especially if they are open carrying.

2) Race is irrelevant, if you attack seniors or women I think they have the right to defend themselves, with guns if necessary." Bronson Kaahui

Seems Eldert who I assume was drunk attacked Deedy who was armed, who was also drunk...Figured Eldert would deal with a Caucasian who was not armed but was..

Never know, people die by guns openly or concealed..You live by the gun, you die by the gun...Even body armor, one dies..There aren't many African Americans in Hawaii.

bkaahui

Mar-25-14 4:39 PM

Harry there are two points that you are missing as well:

1) The assault itself could have been prevented because people are significantly less likely to attack armed citizens, especially if they are open carrying.

2) Race is irrelevant, if you attack seniors or women I think they have the right to defend themselves, with guns if necessary.

OneAikea

Mar-25-14 3:18 AM

Now days there is no honor. Bronson Kaahui gets beaten and comes back with a gun...Many went to Iraq and Afghanistan for revenge....America should bring back the draft..No choice and go overseas as in Vietnam WAR.

HarryEagar

Mar-25-14 12:01 AM

There were 2 points to posting this, one obvious, one implied.

Obviously, since no one was armed, a stupid beef did not escalate and no one was killed or maimed. Emphasize: NO ONE

Implied: there weren't any black kids to serve as targets, so Stand Your Ground was not likely to be invoked.

OneAikea

Mar-24-14 11:31 PM

I'm not a 28 year old woman, Bronson Kaahui. If I was, yes I probably would be afraid (like you). Again I don't carry a gun...Seems you need to... Funny how all of this conversation will pop up during your campaign..What you say now will come back and haunt you.

bkaahui

Mar-24-14 9:15 PM

I'm not a 65 year old woman, OneAikea. If I was, yes I probably would be afraid (like you).

What is little talked about is the fact that gun ownership is also a women's rights issue. I don't think you have the right to tell women that they shouldn't dress a certain way or go out at night alone in fear of being raped.

I say dress however you wish, stay out as late as you want, and pack some heat in case you encounter any rapists.

OneAikea

Mar-24-14 8:37 PM

I have two arms...Why? You need a gun to defend yourself, Bronson? You probably will push a Bill saying politicians should have the right to carry guns in office. If you don't get elected, you can always go to Russia and ask snowden for a job..Your wife can translate for you.

bkaahui

Mar-24-14 5:28 PM

But that poor old woman could have defended herself if she had a gun too. Or she could possibly have avoided the situation in the first place, since it is not wise to assault armed people.

Honestly if she was open carrying I don't think there would have been any violence at all. An argument perhaps, but people are less likely to assault armed citizens, that is a fact.

 
 

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