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  •  there's plenty to talk about (1+ / 0-)
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    How many mayoral debates do we need in Los Angeles anyway? Seems like there's one every other day leading up to our March 5 election. And that's because there pretty much is.
    The actor Charlie Sheen recorded a video intended for the former LAPD officer accused of killing three people and writing a long manifesto that indicates he has intentions to kill more.
    Sheen, who was praised in Christopher Dorner's manifesto, thanked the suspect for his 'kind words' but asked the man to call him.
    (From Christopher Dorner's manifesto) If you had a well regulated AWB, this would not happen. The time is now to reinstitute a ban that will save lives. Why does any sportsman need a 30 round magazine for hunting? Why does anyone need a suppressor? Why does anyone need a AR15 rifle? This is the same small arms weapons system utilized in eradicating Al Qaeda, Taliban, and every enemy combatant since the Vietnam war. Don't give me that crap that its not a select fire or full auto rifle like the DoD uses. That's bullshit because troops who carry the M-4/M-16 weapon system for combat ops outside the wire rarely utilize the select fire function when in contact with enemy combatants. The use of select fire probably isn't even 1% in combat. So in essence, the AR-15 semiautomatic rifle is the same as the M-4/M-16. These do not need to be purchased as easily as walking to your local Walmart or striking the enter key on your keyboard to "add to cart". All the firearms utilized in my activities are registered to me and were legally purchased at gun stores and private party transfers. All concealable weapons (pistols) were also legally register in my name at police stations or FFL's. Unfortunately, are you aware that I obtained class III weapons (suppressors) without a background check thru NICS or DROS completely LEGALLY several times? I was able to use a trust account that I created on quicken will maker and a $10 notary charge at a mailbox etc. to obtain them legally. Granted, I am not a felon, nor have a DV misdemeanor conviction or active TRO against me on a NCIC file. I can buy any firearm I want, but should I be able to purchase these class III weapons (SBR's, and suppressors) without a background check and just a $10 notary signature on a quicken will maker program? The answer is NO. I'm not even a resident of the state i purchased them in. Lock n Load just wanted money so they allow you to purchase class III weapons with just a notarized trust, military ID. Shame on you, Lock n Load. NFA and ATF need new laws and policies that do not allow loopholes such as this. In the end, I hope that you will realize that the small arms I utilize should not be accessed with the ease that I obtained them. Who in there right mind needs a fucking silencer!!! who needs a freaking SBR AR15? No one. No more Virginia Tech, Columbine HS, Wisconsin temple, Aurora theatre, Portland malls, Tucson rally, Newtown Sandy Hook. Whether by executive order or thru a bi-partisan congress an assault weapons ban needs to be re-instituted. Period!!!

    Warning - some snark above‽ (-9.50; -7.03)‽ "We're like a strip club with a million bouncers and no strippers." (HBO's Real Time, January 18, 2013)

    by annieli on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 12:17:49 PM PST

    •  Wow. that chevy sure is shot up! (1+ / 0-)
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      Another Gun Nut(s) gone crazy, I suppose.

      Notice: This Comment © 2013 ROGNM

      by ROGNM on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 12:22:49 PM PST

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    •  just to show how difficult situations can be (1+ / 0-)
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      When a shot is heard, there is no way of telling where it came from or whom it was aimed at.  The officers acted reflexively, albeit inappropriately.  There have been cases where police barrages were triggered by firecrackers or dropped light bulbs (and one case of a kid yelling "bang, bang" I think)

    •  Why do we have two Tacoma images ???? (1+ / 0-)
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      annieli

      What you found is the original. Then it gets a make over.

      Image # 1 at 580x378:

      -- http://timelines.latimes.com/...

      Image # 2 at 580x378:

      -- http://www.latimes.com/...

      Compare the hit patterns on the passenger sides of the two images. They match up.

      These images started out coming from the same shot-up Tacoma.

      -- The tailgate has had a dozen extra hits added.

      -- The hits on the driver side have been emphasized in the second image, or possibly added cosmetically.

      Is this an effort to make it look like the Gang of Seven could shoot straight ???

      When did all that happen? Is it CGI or bang-bang?

      Has LAPD gone bat-shit crazy? Do they have somebody inside LA Times?

      Welcome to a non-Fox Ministry of Truth !

      "Have you left no sense of decency, sir, at long last?" Army Attorney to Sen. McCarthy, 1954. "We have done nothing to be ashamed of. We have nothing to apologize for." NRA 12/14/2012.

      by bontemps2012 on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 01:11:38 PM PST

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      •  even with retouching, cops shoot crappy groups /nt (1+ / 0-)
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        Warning - some snark above‽ (-9.50; -7.03)‽ "We're like a strip club with a million bouncers and no strippers." (HBO's Real Time, January 18, 2013)

        by annieli on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 01:47:17 PM PST

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      •  actually, they took out holes to show restraint nt (1+ / 0-)
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        Warning - some snark above‽ (-9.50; -7.03)‽ "We're like a strip club with a million bouncers and no strippers." (HBO's Real Time, January 18, 2013)

        by annieli on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 01:55:55 PM PST

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      •  Two different pictures, taken at different times. (1+ / 0-)
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        Note the car door open in the first vs the person standing next to the driver's side in the second.

        It looks as if some labeling tags have been added to many of the holes by the time the second photo was taken, probably for  documentation purposes.

        •  Yes, two different pictures, not CGI. (0+ / 0-)

          However, the additional shots to the tailgate and the driver-side rear window were added after the first picture was taken.

          That was done to an empty truck.

          Long after the female occupants had been identified and taken to hospital. And after LAPD had taken custody of the truck and its contents.

          Question: who are the female victim's attorneys?

          "Have you left no sense of decency, sir, at long last?" Army Attorney to Sen. McCarthy, 1954. "We have done nothing to be ashamed of. We have nothing to apologize for." NRA 12/14/2012.

          by bontemps2012 on Sun Feb 10, 2013 at 03:42:35 AM PST

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          •  I don't see any shots in the second photo (0+ / 0-)

            that weren't also visible in the first.   They're just tagged in the second and not the first. (and some of the areas on the tailgate that look like one shot are are marked as individual shots in the second.)

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