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Old February 6 2013, 12:05 AM   #31
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Re: Patrick Stewart, Leonard Nimoy on NRA Enemy List

Ah, a good, old-fashioned enemies list. The spirit of McCarthy and Nixon lives on. Welcome to the 21st Century.

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That being said, the NRA is nuts. They are as extreme as PETA or any other group that far out.
Unfortunately, they fail at getting celebrity babes to pose naked.
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Old February 6 2013, 12:20 AM   #32
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Re: Patrick Stewart, Leonard Nimoy on NRA Enemy List

Well, lists of "people and organizations that oppose our cause" are commonplace on any hot button issue, from gay marriage to global warming to Kirk Cameron.

Just typing "Organizations opposed to [space]" into Google brings up suggestions of:
the death penalty, health care reform, stem cell research, global warming, gay marriage, euthanasia, bsl (breed specific legislation), globalization, gun control (the flip side of the NRA list), and cap and trade.

I think most advocacy organizations compile such lists.
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Old February 6 2013, 01:01 AM   #33
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Re: Patrick Stewart, Leonard Nimoy on NRA Enemy List

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Stallone? Really?
Surprisingly, the guy can separate reality from entertainment. Lots of action stars are in favor of gun control, strange they didn't make it on the list.
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Old February 6 2013, 01:19 AM   #34
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Re: Patrick Stewart, Leonard Nimoy on NRA Enemy List

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Stallone? Really?
Surprisingly, the guy can separate reality from entertainment. Lots of action stars are in favor of gun control, strange they didn't make it on the list.
Richard Dean Anderson has endorsed laws to regulate Swiss Army knives and duck tape. Those things are dangerous!
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Old February 6 2013, 01:48 AM   #35
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Stallone? Really?
Surprisingly, the guy can separate reality from entertainment. Lots of action stars are in favor of gun control, strange they didn't make it on the list.
Well, as I mentioned to a friend who was watching the hilarious edits of the latest Hollywood anti-gun commercial (in which each star's lines are intercut with their violent murder scenes), the problem is that many of the mass shooters can't seperate reality from entertainment, the Aurora Joker being a case in point. There are violent, crazy people out there who are obsessed with entertainment, one of the many reasons stars often have bodyguards, sometimes teams of them. And of course many of the stars who favor gun control favor it for everyone but themselves and their team of bodyguards.

"Only really rich and important people like me should be armed or protected by armed security" isn't exactly a revolutionary notion, belonging right up there with wanting maids, manservants, and of course lots of serfs to farm the estate.
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Old February 6 2013, 03:54 PM   #36
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Old February 6 2013, 05:24 PM   #37
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Captrek wrote: View Post
JarodRussell wrote: View Post
Mutenroshi wrote: View Post
Stallone? Really?
Surprisingly, the guy can separate reality from entertainment. Lots of action stars are in favor of gun control, strange they didn't make it on the list.
Richard Dean Anderson has endorsed laws to regulate Swiss Army knives and duck tape. Those things are dangerous!
It's called duct tape you know, genius.
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Old February 6 2013, 06:21 PM   #38
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Re: Patrick Stewart, Leonard Nimoy on NRA Enemy List

SmoothieX wrote: View Post
Captrek wrote: View Post
JarodRussell wrote: View Post
Surprisingly, the guy can separate reality from entertainment. Lots of action stars are in favor of gun control, strange they didn't make it on the list.
Richard Dean Anderson has endorsed laws to regulate Swiss Army knives and duck tape. Those things are dangerous!
It's called duct tape you know, genius.
It's also called duck tape you know, genius.

Is it Duct or Duck? We don’t want you to be confused, so we will explain. The first name for Duct Tape was DUCK. During World War II the U.S. Military needed a waterproof tape to keep the moisture out of ammunition cases. So, they enlisted the Johnson and Johnson Permacel Division to manufacture the tape. Because it was waterproof, everyone referred to it as “duck” tape (like water off a duck’s back). Military personnel discovered that the tape was good for lots more than keeping out water. They used it for Jeep repair, fixing stuff on their guns, strapping equipment to their clothing... the list is endless.

After the War, the housing industry was booming and someone discovered that the tape was great for joining the heating and air conditioning duct work. So, the color was changed from army green to the silvery color we are familiar with today and people started to refer to it as “duct tape.” Therefore, either name is appropriate.
http://www.octanecreative.com/ducttape/duckvsduct.html
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Old February 6 2013, 06:26 PM   #39
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Captrek wrote: View Post
JarodRussell wrote: View Post
Surprisingly, the guy can separate reality from entertainment. Lots of action stars are in favor of gun control, strange they didn't make it on the list.
Richard Dean Anderson has endorsed laws to regulate Swiss Army knives and duck tape. Those things are dangerous!
It's called duct tape you know, genius.
Not so fast.

From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talkuct_tape#Duck_tape_in_the_lead:

True or false, I don't know, but—you know—could be.
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Old February 6 2013, 06:28 PM   #40
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Re: Patrick Stewart, Leonard Nimoy on NRA Enemy List

Either way, you must admit it has wonderful uses.

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Old February 6 2013, 06:46 PM   #41
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Either way, you must admit it has wonderful uses.
That's not one of them.
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