Posts by Sirius B

1) Message boards : Politics : Another example of USA Gun Laws (or lack of...)? (Message 1920871)
Posted 12 hours ago by Sirius B Project Donor
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Yawn all you want.

"Scum" should not possess guns :-)

Wriggle out of that.
2) Message boards : Politics : Another example of USA Gun Laws (or lack of...)? (Message 1920866)
Posted 12 hours ago by Sirius B Project Donor
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Back to an Intelligent question of how we may understand the actions of the initial responding officers and then those who entered as great risk their lives.

Before making any allegations from a foundation of ignorance of the facts. The exact timeline of the arrival of 'The Three' and then the arrival of those who entered. Would have to be known to make any determination.

The first Officer, in my opinion, is scum.

Now we have three additional officers arriving on the scene. We MUST know the timeline of the arrival of other Officers after 'The Three'.

If almost immediate. Then their are many possibilities regarding the actions of 'The Three'. I will give one of many.

With the Point Entry of a number of Officers. Other Officers, who are now immediately available, would have to be deployed around the school. To prevent the shooter, now being chased inside the building, from escaping through the many windows and other points.

If 'The Three' waited a period of time that was more than a few seconds.

They are also scum.

Hypocrite
3) Message boards : Politics : Another example of USA Gun Laws (or lack of...)? (Message 1920863)
Posted 12 hours ago by Sirius B Project Donor
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Bullshyte.
Either use the 9th to effect changes or stand up & be counted demand change, otherwise you give the impression that you are one of those mentioned in the last comment of the "Give me liberty or give me death" post.
4) Message boards : Politics : Another example of USA Gun Laws (or lack of...)? (Message 1920860)
Posted 13 hours ago by Sirius B Project Donor
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Before making any allegations from a foundation of ignorance of the facts. The exact timeline of the arrival of 'The Three' and then the arrival of those who entered. Would have to be known to make any determination.
Isn't the duty of the police to "Protect & Serve the community"?
5) Message boards : Politics : Another example of USA Gun Laws (or lack of...)? (Message 1920856)
Posted 13 hours ago by Sirius B Project Donor
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Firemen have no problems entering a burning building. Are you inferring that your police are piss poor in that respect?
6) Message boards : Politics : Another example of USA Gun Laws (or lack of...)? (Message 1920849)
Posted 14 hours ago by Sirius B Project Donor
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The USA has a different culture than yours and a different foundation of laws.

A non understanding of these differences, or a refusal to acknowledge the differences, as with any other foreign culture in this diverse world. Is not helpful.
That's the most asinine post you've made to date. It'll soon be the 243rd anniversary of a famous speech.

"Give me liberty, or give me death!" is a quotation attributed to Patrick Henry from a speech he made to the Second Virginia Convention on March 23, 1775, at St. John's Church in Richmond, Virginia."

At that convention were two delegates who went on to become President - Thomas Jefferson & George Washington.

With the total of children/students murdered to date by SAW's what are the odds that some may have become...
President
Nobel Prize winner
Famed scientist

...and greatly enhanced both your culture & future of America?

The issue is there are too many old pharts out there who don't care for kids or their country's future but just wish to retain what they have with the opportunity to gain more. They love "Give me Liberty or give me Death". Yes, their liberty to continue their lifestyles & death for others as long as it isn't theirs!
7) Message boards : Politics : Another example of USA Gun Laws (or lack of...)? (Message 1920764)
Posted 1 day ago by Sirius B Project Donor
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Unfortunately it's not a Utopian world. Every nation has need of its armed forces. So the question arises:
Do civilians really need to bear/own powerful weapons as seen on the streets of America?
8) Message boards : Politics : Another example of USA Gun Laws (or lack of...)? (Message 1920759)
Posted 1 day ago by Sirius B Project Donor
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In the media both print & broadcast, social media, Internet forums, bars, clubs, workplaces etc, one word is constantly bandied about.

RIGHTS.

It cannot be denied, everyone has rights. However, there is one word I have not seen in all the reports on any of the above. It is a word just as important as Rights.

That word is:

RESPONSIBILITIES.

Too many have failed to realise that said rights were hard won. Too many want rights without the responsibilities that those rights confer on one.

I find this the best report on the current tragedy.

IJR
9) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Don't know where it should go? Stick it here! Part VI (Message 1920706)
Posted 1 day ago by Sirius B Project Donor
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This bloke walks into a pub and...............................
Epic 20-person bar brawl breaks out at British pub.
You could say it was a big brewhaha.

Send in the "Paddy Wagon".
LOL
All depends on the Paddy driving the wagon. If it was me, I'd grab a pint, sit down & watch the festivities :-)
10) Message boards : Politics : Another example of USA Gun Laws (or lack of...)? (Message 1920682)
Posted 1 day ago by Sirius B Project Donor
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Hopefully, the Laws already 'on the books' will be enforced and additional allowed constitutional measures enacted.
There are 27 amendments to the constitution, the 1st 10 forming the Bill of Rights with a further 17 since 1791. Of those 17 there are 16 in force as the 18th was repealed by the 21st. There are 6 non ratified amendments with 4 still waiting as 2 failed in 1982 & 1985.

How did those 17 come about?

As the constitution is being used by many 2nd amendment fanatics, all it will take is a voice to start the ball rolling regarding the banning of SAW's.

The interesting thing here is that the constitution won't need amending as there is one already on the books & part of the Bill of Rights.

The 9th & what it means:
"Says that the Constitution did not include every right that Americans have.
If rights were not listed in the Constitution, that does not mean that Americans do not have those rights."

Just one parent to rise up & demand their rights under the 9th to have their children attend school without being massacred by weapons that should not be in the hands of civilians.

Personally I think if people want SAW's I suggest using Stanley, they have a nice range :-)

Just waiting for the pseudo legal beagles to blow their horns on this
11) Message boards : Politics : Another example of USA Gun Laws (or lack of...)? (Message 1920557)
Posted 2 days ago by Sirius B Project Donor
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What 'qualifications' would have stopped Cruz:

According to the paper, DCF's investigation was completed that Nov. 12. The agency concluded that Cruz was receiving adequate care from a mental health counsellor and was attending school.

"Henderson came out and assessed [Cruz] found him to be stable enough not to be hospitalized," the DCF report said.
No qualifications would have stopped it. However the part of your quote that I emboldened is reason enough to ensure that he had no access to weapons.

OH WAIT...
...that would take away one of his constitutional rights.

Sheesh, what ever happened to common sense!
12) Message boards : Politics : Another example of USA Gun Laws (or lack of...)? (Message 1920537)
Posted 2 days ago by Sirius B Project Donor
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Sadly Moomin some people have their heads so far up their butt ensuring that the crap comes out their mouth. They are more religious in their adoration of two words than those who adore the good book :-)
13) Message boards : Politics : Another example of USA Gun Laws (or lack of...)? (Message 1920530)
Posted 2 days ago by Sirius B Project Donor
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The youth of today is tomorrow's future. Having them massacred while attending school to assist that future, all the while seeing their current lords & masters as well the majority of Americans having an unhealthy belief in just 2 words in a constitution is a most dangerous chicken that will one day, come home to roost.
14) Message boards : Politics : Another example of USA Gun Laws (or lack of...)? (Message 1920526)
Posted 2 days ago by Sirius B Project Donor
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Inside the USA. The Constitution, Law and Political Realities, are central to this discussion.

Foreign wishes and beliefs, which are welcomed, will have no effect inside the USA.
Yep we know, hence the dismal 2 months of 2018 has shown.

What is needed is a clarification of your 2nd amendment rather that drastic changes.

2 words are all that needs clarifying: Bear Arms.

A rifle or handgun is an arm.

The right to have both is the right to bear arms. Anything else should be in the realm of law enforcement/military & that should be stated. Problem resolved.

Easy when common sense prevails..

Since most Americans believe in "the right of the people to keep and bear arms" includes handguns, shotguns and semi-automatic rifles.

I do understand that non-americans do not understand that fact.

See the difference in our cultures and beliefs?
Is that belief actually stated in the constitution or clarified within the 2nd amendment?

As for our differences, a few posts up did you not relate to your experience in the military & police? Can you as a retired teacher with such knowledge & experience of these matters not realise a sensible solution/viewpoint without ramming your belief in your constitution down our throats?

BTW, it ha been brought to our attention that we refrain from mentioning your occupations. However, seeing as you posted valid comments on such occupations leaving your posts open to replies. If you do not want to see such replies, then you should also refrain from mentioning your previous occupations.
15) Message boards : Politics : Another example of USA Gun Laws (or lack of...)? (Message 1920520)
Posted 2 days ago by Sirius B Project Donor
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Inside the USA. The Constitution, Law and Political Realities, are central to this discussion.

Foreign wishes and beliefs, which are welcomed, will have no effect inside the USA.
Yep we know, hence the dismal 2 months of 2018 has shown.

What is needed is a clarification of your 2nd amendment rather that drastic changes.

2 words are all that needs clarifying: Bear Arms.

A rifle or handgun is an arm.

The right to have both is the right to bear arms. Anything else should be in the realm of law enforcement/military & that should be stated. Problem resolved.

Easy when common sense prevails..
16) Message boards : Politics : Another example of USA Gun Laws (or lack of...)? (Message 1920515)
Posted 2 days ago by Sirius B Project Donor
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The same could be said about almost all victims of murder, armed robbery and rape before the Police arrive.

The question is not if some incidents could be either prevented or the amount of victims reduced. A very good goal, which no moral or ethical person would be against.

But as a person who has been involved in much too many life and death situations in the Military and Police Force. Leaving aside for the moment an individual's right to defend themselves.

Those advocating arming, giving authority and responsibility to defend many others. Who have neither completed a Police Academy, nor afterwards, under supervision of a Training Officer for perhaps a year after graduation. Have no understanding of the terrifying difficulties, in the seconds involved, in making correct life and death decisions.
Thanks for agreeing with most comments on this thread.

Rather than continuously blabber on about the constitution & the right to bear arms which even non-Americans on these boards are now fully aware from those posts of yours, you have to agree that SAW's are best not in civilian hands.
17) Message boards : Politics : Another example of USA Gun Laws (or lack of...)? (Message 1920507)
Posted 2 days ago by Sirius B Project Donor
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Sadly the sicko's out there who most likely high on something will take
the few armed teachers on as some sort challenge (thrill) to achieve there goal!

The handful of mass murdering sicko's are capable of anything and for any reason.
Yep so no point in arming teachers. The 20% that would be armed can never reach the 80% that are unarmed & teaching their students within a reasonable time to prevent fatalities.

So as said, what shyte from those who should know better!
18) Message boards : Cafe SETI : Transportation Safety 3 (Message 1920506)
Posted 2 days ago by Sirius B Project Donor
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Update on a previous post

Will be interesting to see what sentence they receive if convicted.
19) Message boards : Politics : Another example of USA Gun Laws (or lack of...)? (Message 1920460)
Posted 2 days ago by Sirius B Project Donor
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What a load of shyte!

NRA speaks
20) Message boards : Politics : Climate Change, 'Greenhouse' effects and Politics: DENIAL (#4) (Message 1919981)
Posted 5 days ago by Sirius B Project Donor
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A cleaner enviroment or storing up problems?

Mining the seabed


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