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    Quote by: jereseib

    I’ve got news for you 2nd amendment, assault rifle toting nutjobs that suck at hunting so you need 100 round magazines. People are done with kids being slaughtered while everyone sits back with more “thoughts and prayers”. As a responsible gun owner myself I find it sickening that some of you on this site put the rights of weapons of mass murder above those of kids.

    Sweeping change is coming in this country, we finally have a president that is sick of tired of status quo and actually has the balls to stand up to the NRA. Kind of ironic since alot of you have a direct hand in getting him elected, now you guys are scared to death of him.

    You guys want to play solider with AR-15’s and AK-47’s go join the army, if not then keep you mouth shut when someone proposes a weapon that can shoot 500 people in 3 minutes is being looked at. I’ll keep my .22 for target practice and my Glock 9 for home defense, the rest of you get ready for some changes for once. I’m out on this subject, cant wait to see the meltdown that ensues after this post, but you asked for it by calling out the “Sympathizers” and “weak kneed Rinos”, whatever the hell that means.

    Actually the only one that comes on here and has a meltdown is you. “500 people in 3 minutes” “100 round magazines” One thing is for sure you never fail to give me good hard laugh.

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    Quote by: CRIA1576

    Nater and Smokepole-

    Thank you for choosing to teach, and I appreciate the suggestions and feedback. It is good to know that we have sportsmen representing sometimes unpopular opposing views in our schools. It also good to know that some reasonable options are being presented.

    It’s interesting to me how far we’ve deteriorated as a society in the last 25 years. I went to Urbandale (Des Moines) High School in the early 90’s, and as a junior brought my Ithaca 12 gauge pump to school for a demonstrative speech on how to clean it. The teacher knew/approved the subject of my speech a week in advance, and I simply brought it in the building in a soft case from my car over the lunch hour. I performed the speech, got a pass to take it back to my car when I was done, and went about the rest of my day without issues. No way that is happening ever again…

    In lieu of improvements to mental health management and data sharing amongst law enforcement, ATF, and FBI, IMO school security should be a #1 priority at the state and national levels. Metal detectors, body scanners, full-time security, national guardsmen, armed volunteers, armed teachers, plain clothes “school marshalls”, etc…, should all be on the table as options to keep our kids safe. One thing is certain, and that is kids will continue to die at the hands of lunatics, fundamentalists, scorned lovers, etc…, in our schools unless some defensive action is taken.

    I don’t know what the perfect answer or solution is or if there is one. I do know sitting around hoping society cures itself is not the answer. That may come someday but I have a feeling it’s far off in the future. When the airline industry had its problems they secured the doors to the *censored*pit and armmed the pilots. I believe some flights had armed agents in the passenger area also. How many hijackings have we had lately?

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    Quote by: fowl_attitude

    Following the discussion here. There are a lot of good points. As a teacher I have been through a relatively new training called ALICE. It is completely different than what we have done for many, many years. For many years we were told to turn off the lights , lock you door and wait quietly. This does nothing but make you a sitting duck. We actually practiced this during the ALICE training with our sheriffs department. It is an unbelievably unnerving thing to hear the threat coming down the hallway and be told you are not to do anything. And yet, that is the policy for most schools. I always thought that was stupid since I have ground level windows. Why would I not take my students out to safety? With the new training, we are now given that option if we think it is the best option. We are also given the option to “fight back”. Use what ever you have to throw or distract. I teach science. I have all kinds of goodies that could be used. Research shows that in these cases shooters move to the easiest targets because they know their time is limited to inflict the damage. We are now told to do what we think is the best for our students. But this is not the training most teachers receive. Most are told to sit and wait. Someone mentioned making doors open inwards. Doors can be kicked in and you don’t have time to move desks or file cabinets in the way. Or the teacher may not be physically able to move something. The solution is a door closer lock. A simple tube that slides over the closer from inside the classroom so the door can not be opened from the outside, even if they have a key. I made some out of PVC, painted them red, and gave them to anyone that wanted one. School resource officers are already used in many larger schools. But with a large school, that means even their response time can be a minute as he gets from one end of the building to the other. What about utilizing teachers who have served in the military? I have 4 colleagues who served in the Afgan or Irag. If anyone is trained to deal with the pressure situation like this, it is them. My point, is there are some options out there.

    Those are some great points and some great ideas. Working with local law enforcement instead of federal bureaucrats is definitely a step in the right direction. If this psycho new there were going to be armed resistance at the school I doubt you would have ever tried this.

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    Quote by: river

    There is a root to this problem and nobody is ever going to talk about it. Nobody

    River

    I know what it is. Don’t let liberals have access to guns.

    This was tragic for many people and this guy has to make this very stupid comment. This guy shouldn’t be allowed anywhere near a firearm!

    Aww poor baby the truth hurts when it hits right at home doesn’t it? The facts are it doesn’t matter what gun was used it’s the people using them. If you look at every one of these mass shootings closely you’ll find the common denominator. There have been 51 people shot and killed in Chicago so far this year and it doesn’t even make the national news. Not a word about more gun laws what guns were used, it’s all about politics. But hey it keeps ignorant people like you involved.

    This topic should not be politicized, we will never improve the situation when that happens! Your original statement was ridiculous to make after all these mass murders. No respect for all the people who are going through all these terrible events. You think you know my political affiliation from me not agreeing with you politicizing this issue.

    Now you make another post: Were did I make any statement about what type of gun was used? You must not know what “common denominator” or “every one” mean, I know for a fact a “liberal” did not commit every one of the mass murders, as you state as a fact!??! My last statement from the post is “kind of verified” by your childish name calling in your response. Please don’t “try” to bully people from behind a computer screen.

    I don’t normally waste my time with people that have the comprehension skills of a 10 year old, but I guess I will this time. I said if you “look” at every one of the mass shootings you will find a common denominator (I didn’t say everyone) that is fact. My point about what gun was being used was a statement in general not specifically what you said. I can’t help it your emotions get in the way of what really needs to be done but that’s what usually happens during this kind of crisis, politicians count on that. I could care less what your political affiliation is but I don’t need somebody like you telling me what to politicize or who needs respect in any situation.

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    Quote by: river

    There is a root to this problem and nobody is ever going to talk about it. Nobody

    River

    I know what it is. Don’t let liberals have access to guns.

    This was tragic for many people and this guy has to make this very stupid comment. This guy shouldn’t be allowed anywhere near a firearm!

    Aww poor baby the truth hurts when it hits right at home doesn’t it? The facts are it doesn’t matter what gun was used it’s the people using them. If you look at every one of these mass shootings closely you’ll find the common denominator. There have been 51 people shot and killed in Chicago so far this year and it doesn’t even make the national news. Not a word about more gun laws what guns were used, it’s all about politics. But hey it keeps ignorant people like you involved.

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    Quote by: river

    There is a root to this problem and nobody is ever going to talk about it. Nobody

    River

    I know what it is. Don’t let liberals have access to guns.

    smokepolesmokepole
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    in reply to: One & Done #1561029

    Congrats on a great deer. Sometimes you’re just blessed when a plan comes together that quickly.

    smokepolesmokepole
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    in reply to: Las Vegas #1562197

    With violent crime on the rise all over the world including right here in central Iowa I should be able to defend myself and family with whatever weapon I choose. The Second Amendment is there to protect me from tyranny and to secure my liberties it doesn’t need updating. Society in general is what needs updating.

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    in reply to: Las Vegas #1562298

    Quote by: oaxaca

    Why no discussion?

    Because this isn’t CNN or MSNBC. Most people would actually like to find out more facts about the situation first. If you’re so interested why didn’t you leave your opinion?

    smokepolesmokepole
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    Just got the Cutco Drop Point Hunting Knife as a gift so hopefully I can put it to good use this year. Razor sharp and guaranteed for ever. State fair special $89.99

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    in reply to: Bone out advice #1563411

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    I hunt private ground so I’ve used this no gut meathod for the last 4 years and it works great.

    http://www.deerprocess.com

    Yea, pretty cool way of getting it done, I like the inner loins too tho, my brother likes the heart and liver, looks like the current methods work for me.

    You take the inner loins with this method. The heart and liver might be a little more challenging though.

    smokepolesmokepole
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    in reply to: Bone out advice #1563427

    I hunt private ground so I’ve used this no gut meathod for the last 4 years and it works great.

    http://www.deerprocess.com

    smokepolesmokepole
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    in reply to: How dry is ir? #1564576

    It’s so dry….. the government has announced a water pistol buy back scheme.

    smokepolesmokepole
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    Great news! Like others said the spam was getting very annoying.

    smokepolesmokepole
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    in reply to: Your Fav Knife #1574443

    For deer skinning I like my Buck 103. I’ve scaled down my pocket knife to a Victorinox Classic SD and have several that I switch out all the time.

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