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Forum: Politics
04-19-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,572
Posted By Arthur P

Hmmm.... Exactly the same reaction I got 5 years...

Hmmm.... Exactly the same reaction I got 5 years ago when I had the gall to say McCain is no champion of gun rights.... Rather than deal with the fact, change the subject and attack. Fine.
Forum: Politics
04-18-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,572
Posted By Arthur P

The question is, what was RIGHT about the bill?...

The question is, what was RIGHT about the bill? It would have done absolutely nothing except mess with law abiding gun owners. Look at each of the mass murders done in the past and tell me how many...
Forum: Politics
12-18-2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 692
Posted By Arthur P

Don't let 'em get ya down, Charlie. I...

Don't let 'em get ya down, Charlie.

I haven't gone through quite as much as you, only one hospital stay and two weeks in a physical therapy clinic. But I've now got $150K of titanium rods and...
Forum: Politics
12-18-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,064
Posted By Arthur P

I could complain, Charlie, but nobody wants to...

I could complain, Charlie, but nobody wants to hear it. :s4: You doing alright?
Forum: Bowhunting
12-17-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,570
Posted By Arthur P

It's called 'freezing' and is a form of target...

It's called 'freezing' and is a form of target panic. I've known a lot of people over the years that have come down with that problem and it can be rough to overcome. Do a web search on target panic...
Forum: Technical
12-16-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,829
Posted By Arthur P

If you go to a machine shop get them to install...

If you go to a machine shop get them to install 10-24 helicoil inserts. If you're anywhere near handy with tools, you can order a 10-24 thread repair kit from Amazon. Helicoil brand costs more but...
Forum: Politics
12-16-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,064
Posted By Arthur P

As to your question, Knightia, the source lumps...

As to your question, Knightia, the source lumps all gun homicides together, murder and justifiable, and it probably includes police shootings as well. That's just a guess on my part, but they have to...
Forum: Politics
12-16-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,064
Posted By Arthur P

Yes, it was the 80's and it was the Reagan...

Yes, it was the 80's and it was the Reagan administration that curtailed funding for mental health centers and forced release of most non-violent patients. It was a carry-on policy of what he did as...
Forum: Politics
12-16-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,064
Posted By Arthur P

Speaking of ignorance of history... Our rights...

Speaking of ignorance of history... Our rights under the 2nd Amendment are not without responsibilities. Everyone knows about our rights but few people have the slightest inkling that, between the...
Forum: Politics
12-16-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,064
Posted By Arthur P

Good grief! I don't know where you got the idea I...

Good grief! I don't know where you got the idea I am comparing the medical profession to Connecticut. You totally missed the whole point. The comparison I am drawing is strictly on murders committed...
12-16-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,296
Posted By Arthur P

In addition to above... Make sure your nock...

In addition to above...

Make sure your nock point is correct. Too low, and the arrow will bounce off the rest.

Make sure you are using arrows the correct spine. Arrows that are too stiff will...
Forum: Politics
12-15-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,064
Posted By Arthur P

Perspective

I don't, in any way, want to sound like I'm trying to downplay the horror of what happened to those beautiful children in Connecticut. There is no way to comprehend the actions of a madman or to...
Forum: Politics
06-28-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,321
Posted By Arthur P

It wasn't a tax law until Justice Roberts made it...

It wasn't a tax law until Justice Roberts made it so today. Anyway, the bill DID originate in the House as HR 3590, sponsored by Charlie Rangel (yeah, I know. Ick!) Here's the history:...
Forum: Politics
06-28-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,321
Posted By Arthur P

Well, gentlemen, there's always Somalia. No...

Well, gentlemen, there's always Somalia. No taxes, no regulations, no government. A genuine TEA Party Utopia if there ever was one. Right?

Actually, I prefer living in a country that has a...
Forum: Politics
02-22-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,330
Posted By Arthur P

No problem. Inability to keep one's mouth shut...

No problem. Inability to keep one's mouth shut seems to be a general affliction among Republicans these days. See what it did for Rick Perry?

You guys have had 4 years of listening to the bubble...
Forum: Politics
02-21-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,330
Posted By Arthur P

A little bird told me you guys were asking about...

A little bird told me you guys were asking about me. I'll give you an update. Moved to Denton. A couple years ago, I finally got to the point I couldn't walk any more. Found a neurosurgeon that...
Forum: Politics
12-18-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,486
Posted By Arthur P

Well, after 4 pages of this tripe, I lost my...

Well, after 4 pages of this tripe, I lost my place. So, Heimdall, the white god, the whitest of the aesir, the Guardian of the Rainbow Bridge, is cast with a black man? My o my! That IS funny.
...
Forum: Politics
12-18-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,486
Posted By Arthur P

Howdy, folks. Long time I've been away from here,...

Howdy, folks. Long time I've been away from here, but I see nothing has changed. I came around out of curiosity to see what I was sure would be abject furor over Congress passing DADT and stumbled...
Forum: Politics
02-24-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 848
Posted By Arthur P

RE: Hey Wahoo, Rainman, ArthurP, Phil etc...

Every time the Democrats in Congress tried to reign in the dipstick's wild spending, what did everyone on the right say? "Democrats hate our country. They refuse to fund our troops!" And the...
Forum: Politics
02-24-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 848
Posted By Arthur P

RE: Hey Wahoo, Rainman, ArthurP, Phil etc...

You don't mention that along with the Bush tax cut came a huge expansion of government. Along with that expansion came a huge and ever growing increase in spending over the past 8 years. You don't...
Forum: Politics
02-24-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 848
Posted By Arthur P

RE: Hey Wahoo, Rainman, ArthurP, Phil etc...

Guess I'll have to wait and watch the President speak tonight. Frankly, I'm rather curious how he's going to pull it off too.

By the way, those 'pet projects' you're going on about......
Forum: Politics
02-24-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By Arthur P

RE: Obama - proof he's a liar

I've agreed with the Republicans a lot more than Democrats over the past 30 years. There are still issues where I generally agree more with Republicans but on the economy, I think the GOP has proven...
Forum: Politics
02-24-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By Arthur P

RE: Obama - proof he's a liar

The Bidenried part comes in when the centrifugal force from spinning from one opinion to another has built up to the point where stealthy's head is about to explode. One last little bit to throw the...
Forum: Politics
02-24-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 593
Posted By Arthur P

RE: Obama - proof he's a liar

Obama did it. No, Pelosi did it. Obama, Pelosi, Obama Pelosi, obama pelosi obamapelosiobamapelosiobamapelosi...
Forum: Politics
02-24-2009, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 541
Posted By Arthur P

RE: Dems not through spending yet

Maybe if you guys had shown half as much of this concern for spending over the past 8 years, someone might take you seriously. You didn't. I don't.
Forum: Politics
02-24-2009, 05:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,919
Posted By Arthur P

RE: this should make you mad Obama supporters

"Below are the "shovel-ready" projects the mayors of this state submitted in the 2008 U.S. Conference of Mayors report."

It's a list of projects and estimated costs. It's not a request for funds...
Forum: Politics
02-23-2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,326
Posted By Arthur P

RE: Stocks tank

I don't think it's got anything to do with Obama. It's more that AIG is right on the verge of declaring bankruptcy and they are a central player in credit default swaps. They're all freaking out.
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Forum: Politics
02-23-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By Arthur P

RE: New Gun Control Bill proposed ?

We've been over this one at least five times on the forum. It's still in the House Judicial Committee's Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security.
Forum: Technical
02-22-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,577
Posted By Arthur P

RE: Pick a a bow....any bow...thing is..

I can't shoot any more, but if I could and decided I needed to update from my '02 ProTec LXPRo, I'd go to the Martin Scepter with the X rigging.
Forum: Politics
02-22-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By Arthur P

RE: Alan Keyes on obama.

There ARE limits to free speech. It's illegal to walk into a movie theater and yell "Fire" trying to cause a panic. It's illegal to incite a riot. I consider much of what Keyes said to be in that...
Forum: Politics
02-22-2009, 08:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 435
Posted By Arthur P

RE: Ahnold Governator "I'll Take Your Fed Money"

That's why I cross reference polls I see with Rasmussen. They've got a bit of a conservative slant but still, they're pretty darn accurate. Their final Presidential election poll missed the actual...
Forum: Politics
02-22-2009, 07:54 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,869
Posted By Arthur P

RE: "Adapt or get left behind"

Took me awhile to get back to the keyboard. I was laughing so hard at that one I slid outta my chair.:D
Forum: Politics
02-22-2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,869
Posted By Arthur P

RE: "Adapt or get left behind"

Did he really? LOL! I told FM I was putting him on my blocked list and ignoring him, so I guess the little ankle biter has graduated to backstabbing.
Forum: Politics
02-22-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By Arthur P

RE: Alan Keyes on obama.

Keyes has a hard time distinguishing the location of his elbow relative to his butt. He's stretching his 1st Amendment rights, because that kind of talk is bordering on incitement. That's the kind of...
Forum: Technical
02-22-2009, 05:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,225
Posted By Arthur P

RE: Arrow Straightness

According to Pope and Young records, average kill distance for whitetail is 18 yards. If you call that 'normal' hunting range, then I doubt very many people will see an appreciable difference in...
Forum: Politics
02-21-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 435
Posted By Arthur P

RE: Ahnold Governator "I'll Take Your Fed Money"

No kidding on that, but Rasmussen has always been a bit more reliable.

I don't find a Gallup poll on the stimulus itself, probably is one but I couldn't find it. On the other hand, I did find...
Forum: Politics
02-21-2009, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 435
Posted By Arthur P

RE: Ahnold Governator "I'll Take Your Fed Money"

Don't know where you got the 57% figure James. Latest Rassmusen poll on the stimulus says 43% approve, 37% disapprove and 20% not sure. Or are you just adding the not sure column to the disapprove...
Forum: Politics
02-20-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 936
Posted By Arthur P

RE: That Giant Sucking Sound

Funny, bigcountry. Not half as funny as tight assed, lily white Republicans trying to pass themselves off as hip-hoppers though.

The GOP thinks it can put a token Anti-bama ***** in charge of...
Forum: Politics
02-20-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By Arthur P

RE: What are the chances

I think you mean Buckwheat. Here they are, Alfalfa on the left, Buckwheat on the right. :D

...
Forum: Politics
02-20-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By Arthur P

RE: What are the chances

I'm suggesting no such thing. I'm suggesting that rather than voting straight ticket on generalities, one should check the record and personal leanings of each individual candidate and vote on what...
Forum: Politics
02-20-2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By Arthur P

RE: White House Defends Guns in Parks Rule

I'm hoping this is only the first good surprise.
Forum: Politics
02-20-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,379
Posted By Arthur P

RE: Your medical records could be sold

Fieldmouse, Mr. Internet Hero, distance and a bit of anonymity are great courage enhancers, aren't they? I hope one day you get the opportunity to call me a liar, face to face.

Until that day, I...
Forum: Politics
02-20-2009, 06:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By Arthur P

RE: What are the chances

Ask IPSC. I think he lives in her district. She's an embarrassment to the state. [&o]

About Bush and the AWB, there are a good number of anti-gun Republicans in Congress. Coincidentally, their...
Forum: Politics
02-20-2009, 06:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,379
Posted By Arthur P

RE: Your medical records could be sold

Fieldmouse, your memory is about as long as your little toe. I responded every time you asked and you instantly started blowing chunks of denial about it. Just like now. A few names you might find...
Forum: Politics
02-19-2009, 10:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,379
Posted By Arthur P

RE: Your medical records could be sold

I care more than you do, I bet. I at least care enough to have read the key parts of the Patriot Act and you are incredibly naive about what's in there about wiretaps.

Domestic calls definitely...
Forum: Politics
02-19-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 936
Posted By Arthur P

RE: That Giant Sucking Sound

Looks like he's into it, falcon. :D

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYZre8kEsuw
Forum: Politics
02-19-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 936
Posted By Arthur P

That Giant Sucking Sound

The remainder of the GOP disappearing into the black hole Steele is creating. Republicans going hip-hop!



I can't wait to see Boehner and McConnell wearing floppy pants down around their...
Forum: Politics
02-19-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By Arthur P

RE: What are the chances

Charlie, the bill was introduced by Rep Bobby Rush [D-IL] on 1-6-09. He's the only sponsor. Another anti-gun bill to watch is HR 257 from Sheila Jackson Lee [D-TX]. She is the sole sponsor of that...
Forum: Politics
02-19-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 688
Posted By Arthur P

RE: What are the chances

I was on the Gun Owners of America website looking at the ratings and doing a count. I counted C rating or better as pro gun, D or below as anti-gun. And I don't guarantee the accuracy of my count....
Forum: Politics
02-19-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 703
Posted By Arthur P

RE: Can't release Gitmo detainees out of fear for their life.

I don't recall him saying that. So you need to show me the exact quote. I do remember him calling himself 'a mutt' though.
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