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For anyone in WA that wants more info on the candidates before filling out your primary ballot:

http://weiapplets.sos.wa.gov/MyVoteOLVR/OnlineVotersGuide?language=en&electionId=62&countyCode=XX&Group=Federal

FYI, not all of them submitted info, but many did (including Goodspaceguy).
(Prefers The Human Rights Party). Chris Vance. (Prefers Republican Party). Uncle Mover. (Prefers Republican Party). Zach Haller. (Prefers Independent Party). Donna Rae Lands. (Prefers Conservative Party). Mohammad Said. (Prefers Democratic Party). Eric John Makus. (Prefers Republican Party).
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Looking for a Vulcan mind meld? Maybe it's a little bit of "Phrasing!" you're after. Or maybe you're in the mood for both. If so, you're in luck. Someone created a brilliant mash-up of the show about the world's best(?) spy, Archer, and the delightful adventures of Star Trek: The Animated Series. A project that simply "began as a quickly thrown together joke," Starcher Trek became a phenomenon sparking a website and a few very well-done episodes...
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Just made this...because reasons.
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Well, what did you think was going to happen? There's ~800,000 of you, and 329,200,000 of us (and we're every bit as well equipped and trained as you are). Stop being evil fascist authoritarians and maybe you'll live a little longer.

I realize it's only a tiny minority of corrupt/bigot law enforcement, but that's just too bad. Gun owners lose their rights because of the ultra-minority all the time...that's just how it works.

Dismantle the blue wall and start turning them in or you're every bit as guilty as they are. Start convicting them and giving them serious sentences or you're every bit as guilty as they are. Start protecting us from them or you're every bit as guilty as they are.

Until people feel like they're actually safe from cops it's not going to change, and every right you infringe (or innocent life you take) to try and increase your own safety is just going to result in that much more sentiment against the whole group.

Fix the problems or accept increasing deaths among you.


http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Protests-in-Dallas-Over-Alton-Sterling-Death-385784431.html?utm_source=fark&utm_medium=website&utm_content=link
Two Dallas police officers have been shot in downtown Dallas, an officer at the scene tells NBC 5.
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+Joe Holloway I'm not saying it was a good thing, merely an inevitable one. I'm not opposed to the use of force in theory mind you...merely disagreeing with the timing, lack of attempts at an alternative, and limited participants/targets. Then again, I'm not a minority that has to deal with the bulk of the corruption issues (though as a gun carrier I've distinctly felt the last two executions), so I really don't have a right to judge their level of desperation.

My hope is that it acts as impetus to quickly enact the changes necessary to actually improve things for everyone. If not, this is only a drop in a coming deluge.
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This really is the core of the issue for me. US politicians aren't just wrong, they're obviously intentionally deceitful as no human being could be that stupid and function as they do. That begs the question: why is this issue so essential to them when there's no factual, rational basis for it? My only logical response is 'to prevent us killing them when their abuses grow more heinous'. Hence my refusal to ever comply with 'gun control'.

tldr: When someone tells you there needs to be gun control, THEY are probably the reason you need the guns.
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No problem. I'm not a good debate partner right now anyway. Bad mood. 
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Have an idea percolating and need to get it down to come back to later:

The strength of Democracy is as an intellectual endeavor. It is a survey...communication to gain awareness of options and understanding of differences.

The weakness of Democracy is as a political system. It should not be used to determine how all will live, but instead to show us who should live together under each varying ideology.

Democracy is the knowledge, Separation is the practical outcome.
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I believe I read somewhere that democracy is best suited for homogeneous societies, like the city-states of Greece where it originated from, but it fails on a larger scale with more diverse populations. I think it also fails because standards for who can participate in the democratic process have been lowered. The fact that my vote, and the votes of others in my generation, counts as much as an elders, a veterans, a landowners, or a million other more qualified individuals is a flaw imo. I'd argue that voting doesn't matter at all, but that's a different discussion entirely lol.
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This isn't going to be popular...and the timing is bad. For that I apologize. I mean no disrespect to the officers who have died, or the people who have been impacted. It's just that I have to make sure I get this out.

I'd like to point out that ONE person did Dallas (apparently).

Even before this, they thought it was only 2-3. Not 80,000,000, not 1,000,000, not 100,000, not 10,000...1. One person to kill five, and incapacitate 6 more, and gridlock an entire city. How many millions of dollars spent on it? How much infrastructure damage? What kind of continuing impact from it?

One man did that.

To all those who have argued with me that citizens could never stage a revolution...one man did that in a matter of minutes.

What happens when there is more than one? What happens when they have a month to plan instead of hours or days? What happens if there ARE 100,000 because of a seriously abusive law (like banning a significant subset of firearms), that can communicate and coordinate over an entire year? There are only a million law enforcement officers in the country, so if each of 100,000 fighters drops 11 like this guy did the entire national police force would be destroyed in about 5 minutes.

Besides which, I guarantee you something like a semi-auto ban would get WAY more than 100,000 up in arms (literally). You'd be looking at millions at least. Even just a more restrictive AWB that included confiscations or made possession illegal would get more than that.

Folks, I don't support what was done, but I understand the psychology/sociology/political science/history of WHY it was done, and I assure you that if people keep disenfranchising others and abusing citizen rights (rather YOU think it should be a right or not) you're going to have a night that makes Dallas look like a frat prank. If nothing else this proves just how easy it would be.
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HAHAHAHAHHAHA perfect!
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Pretty much the response to Brexit as well. 
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Good stuff.

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