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Again, he's not this stupid, which means he thinks his constituents are...

That is roughly how I view a lot of these guys. I wouldn't dislike them at a personal level if I thought it could be explained away by their just being dumb.

Some good news from Texas,


They should have just given him a pair of boxing gloves.
 

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Some companies have already come out and said they are still going to follow CDC guidelines and require a mask. Of course all the Trumpers are up in arms. I have seen some people begin circulating lists of businesses that will require a mask so they can avoid/boycott them. There's even a list going around of those that will not require a mask so they can go there and support them. It's crazy. People are crazy.
Everyone heading into every business I go to (in Houston) seem to dutifully wear masks. The exception is the gym, where the employess all wear masks, and people coming in and going out wear masks, but when on the machines, no mask.
 
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Wow!

Talk about trying to skip the line

A National Guard convoy transporting doses of the COVID-19 vaccine was ambushed Monday morning in west Texas, according to police.

Larry Lee Harris, 66, allegedly started following the three National Guard vans, en route to Matador, Texas, after they stopped at a Love’s gas station in Lubbock, and “attempted multiple times” to run their vehicles off the road, Idalou Police Chief Eric Williams said in a statement.

After those attempts failed, Harris then turned his truck in front of the convoy, forcing it to stop. He got out of his truck and aimed his .45 caliber handgun at one of the guardsmen, who was unarmed.

Claiming to be a detective, he ordered all 11 soldiers to exit the vans so he could search them, Williams’ statement said.

Idalou police received a call and rushed out to the scene, roughly 2 miles east of town along Highway 62/82.

Two officers arrived to find the uniformed National Guard soldiers and Harris, who they arrested “without further incident.”

He had an extra loaded pistol magazine on him and a third in his truck, according to the officers.

After he was taken into custody, Harris — who is from Wilcox, Arizona — told police he thought “the people in the vans had kidnapped a woman and child,” the police chief’s statement said.

No injuries were reported.

"He was..."
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Wow!

Talk about trying to skip the line


A National Guard convoy transporting doses of the COVID-19 vaccine was ambushed Monday morning in west Texas, according to police.

Larry Lee Harris, 66, allegedly started following the three National Guard vans, en route to Matador, Texas, after they stopped at a Love’s gas station in Lubbock, and “attempted multiple times” to run their vehicles off the road, Idalou Police Chief Eric Williams said in a statement.

After those attempts failed, Harris then turned his truck in front of the convoy, forcing it to stop. He got out of his truck and aimed his .45 caliber handgun at one of the guardsmen, who was unarmed.

Claiming to be a detective, he ordered all 11 soldiers to exit the vans so he could search them, Williams’ statement said.

Idalou police received a call and rushed out to the scene, roughly 2 miles east of town along Highway 62/82.

Two officers arrived to find the uniformed National Guard soldiers and Harris, who they arrested “without further incident.”

He had an extra loaded pistol magazine on him and a third in his truck, according to the officers.

After he was taken into custody, Harris — who is from Wilcox, Arizona — told police he thought “the people in the vans had kidnapped a woman and child,” the police chief’s statement said.

No injuries were reported.

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Clear mental health problems...which takes us to: how did he get a gun? Wending machine?
 

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Clear mental health problems...which takes us to: how did he get a gun? Wending machine?

Then you have the “As long as they pass the background check, get the gun legally, and get proper training then I think they should be able to have a gun without issues.” people, as if everybody who shoots their cheating spouse couldn’t possibly get a gun through those requirements or every suicide shooting must be people who were suicidal their entire life and therefor wouldn’t pass the background check.
 

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Then you have the “As long as they pass the background check, get the gun legally, and get proper training then I think they should be able to have a gun without issues.” people, as if everybody who shoots their cheating spouse couldn’t possibly get a gun through those requirements or every suicide shooting must be people who were suicidal their entire life and therefor wouldn’t pass the background check.
Everyone is fine until the moment they're not.
 

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Having a gun is the one thing they all have in common, but let's not look at that. Let's instead look at 300 possible other things that caused the shooting. Make that 301, having a bad day. We must put an end to people having a bad day!
Yeah, you’re right, let’s not look at that. Correlation does not imply causation.

Not so sure about your solution to 301 though. If people never have a bad day they won’t recognize when they have a good day. Imagine never having a good day... Sure does sounds like something that easily could cause a shooting, doesn‘t it?
 

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Yeah, you’re right, let’s not look at that. Correlation does not imply causation.
Oh the good ol' correlation does not imply causation phrase. It's the Darth Vader of statistical terms, as it used to be a good way to teach people about the classical bias of confounding (e.g. concluding that ice cream causes drownings, whereas it's just people swim and eat ice cream in the summer... or when claiming more guns increase safety when there is a concurrent decline in violent crime). But some Trump nuts started using it to deny association when events occur in the same context, time-locked and happen conditionally.
 

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Oh the good ol' correlation does not imply causation phrase. It's the Darth Vader of statistical terms, as it used to be a good way to teach people about the classical bias of confounding (e.g. concluding that ice cream causes drownings, whereas it's just people swim and eat ice cream in the summer... or when claiming more guns increase safety when there is a concurrent decline in violent crime). But some Trump nuts started using it to deny association when events occur in the same context, time-locked and happen conditionally.

As I said in another thread, no evidence of any massive voter fraud is clearly evidence of massive voter fraud. This is one of the fundamentals of redneck quantum physics, the lack of proof is definitive proof.
 

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Having a gun is the one thing they all have in common, but let's not look at that. Let's instead look at 300 possible other things that caused the shooting. Make that 301, having a bad day. We must put an end to people having a bad day!
The solution to #301 is the simplest.

Give everyone a gun, and let God sort it out.

After all, all those "good Christians" believe God looks out for them. And nothing bad ever happens to good people. Right?
 

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As I said in another thread, no evidence of any massive voter fraud is clearly evidence of massive voter fraud. This is one of the fundamentals of redneck quantum physics, the lack of proof is definitive proof.
That isn't redneck quantum theory. That's conspiracy craft #101

If something doesn't look like it's a conspiracy, it's because it's been made NOT to look like a conspiracy by the guilty parties.

It's why conspiracies NEVER end. If something is resolved, it's resolved because THEY wanted you to resolve it. If you can't find proof, it's because THEY have hidden the truth from you.

"Stop being sheep!" I believe is the term.

That's why a recent post from some random nobody in PRSI had me laughing. Something about we shouldn't believe what we read. Which left me wondering if the poster realized they just told people to not believe what they wrote.
 
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The solution to #301 is the simplest.

Give everyone a gun, and let God sort it out.

After all, all those "good Christians" believe God looks out for them. And nothing bad ever happens to good people. Right?
Obviously we should only give “good Christians” guns, anything else is the work of the Devil. If you can’t even pick the correct religion you are obviously mentally incompetent and not fit to have guns.

Bad things happen to others because they are bad people. Bad things happens to ”good Christians” because God is testing them and will reward them later for their faith.
 

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The solution to #301 is the simplest.

Give everyone a gun, and let God sort it out.

After all, all those "good Christians" believe God looks out for them. And nothing bad ever happens to good people. Right?

Also God created guns, unlike vaccines, minorities, and vegetables which were all created by the devil on the 7th day when God rested.
 
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