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  • happygambler34 happygambler34 Jan 17, 2013 10:11 AM Flag

    How To Know If You're In A Country Run By Idiots

    You know you live in a country run by idiots if...
    You can get arrested for expired tags on your car but not for being in the country illegally.

    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
    You have to have your parents signature to go on a school field trip but not to get an abortion.

    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
    An 80 year old woman can be strip searched by the TSA but a Muslim woman in a burka is only subject to having her neck and head searched.

    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
    The government believes that the best way to eradicate trillions of dollars of debt is to spend trillions more of our money.

    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
    A seven year old boy can be thrown out of school for calling his teacher "cute" but hosting a sexual exploration or diversity class in grade school is perfectly acceptable.

    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
    The Supreme Court of the United States can rule that lower courts cannot display the 10 Commandments in their courtroom, while sitting in front of a display of the 10 Commandments.

    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
    Children are forcibly removed from parents who appropriately discipline them - while children of "underprivileged" drug addicts are left to rot in filth infested cesspools of a “home”.

    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
    Hard work and success are rewarded with higher taxes and government intrusion, while some slothful, lazy behavior is rewarded with EBT cards, WIC checks, Medicaid, subsidized housing, and free cell phones.

    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...The government's plan for getting people back to work is to provide 99 weeks of unemployment checks (to not work).

    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
    Being self-sufficient is considered a threat to the government.

    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
    Politicians think that stripping away the amendments to the constitution is really protecting the rights of the people.

    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
    The rights of the Government come before the rights of the individual.

    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
    You pay your mortgage faithfully, denying yourself the newest big screen TV while your neighbor defaults on his mortgage (while buying iPhones, TV's and new cars) and the government forgives his debt and reduces his mortgage (with your tax dollars).

    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
    Being stripped of the ability to defend yourself makes you "safe".

    You know you live in a Country run by idiots if...
    Using the "N" word is considered "hate speech" but writing and singing songs about raping women and killing cops is considered "art".

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    • Well put Gambler.

    • ‘Business is Booming’: Gun store ower who banned Obama supporters sees surge in sales

      Published: 27 November, 2012, 01:16

      Reuters / Tami Chappell

      Some Republicans feared that a second term for US President Barack Obama would be catastrophic to the country’s economy, but one private store owner says business is booming and the president is to thank.

      Cope Reynolds, owner of Southwest Shooting Authority, says he’s “been busier than a cat covering up poop on a marble floor,” lately, and all because of a rather unusual and accidental promotion. The proprietor of the Pinetop, AZ gun-and-ammo store posted signs around his shop and even took out a full-page ad in the White Mountain Independent newspaper the morning after Pres. Obama won a second term in office to warn supporters of the incumbent to stay out of his store.

      “If you voted for Barack Obama, your business is not welcome at Southwest Shooting Authority. You have proven you’re not responsible enough to own a firearm,” the adverts read.

      In the weeks since, Reynolds says business is now “booming” and he likely has his unusually outspoken signage to thank. He says his store has been flooded with calls since his campaign first made headlines, and now the support is pouring in from everywhere.

      “We’ve even gotten calls from Afghanistan, England, almost every state in the union. Overwhelmingly they’re in support,” Reynolds tells Talking Points Memo. “You can always tell the ones that are not — nine out of 10 of them start out with vile and nasty language. And I guess they don’t have the intelligence to carry on a conversation like an adult. Probably about 75 percent have been for it, maybe even more than that.”

      Reynolds says that even if some are responding less than positively, he doesn’t think it affects business.

      “People are saying that I’ve alienated half of our customers,” Reynolds tells the Arizona Republic. “No, I haven’t. I haven't alienated any of my customers, because the people who voted for Obama don’t buy guns here. They don't come here at all. I haven’t alienated. I’ve improved things. I have packages sitting on my desk to be shipped to places like Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Idaho, Nevada and California.”

      If you’re voted for Obama, writes Reynolds in a statement, “your money is no good” at Southwest Shooting Authority

      “Obviously, this is nothing more than a political statement,” he tells the Phoenix New Times. “Of course, it would be impossible to enforce. If they don't say anything, we'll never know. They could purchase whatever they wanted, and they would probably get a big kick out of thinking that they are rubbing it in our face as they walk out the door. Some folks are easily amused that way. However, if they own up to it, we will not serve them. This goes way beyond gun control, which many think is why we did this. I should have as much right to post a sign on my door as those that post ‘No Guns’ on their doors.”

      If people have a problem with Reynolds’ policy, they are invited to call him at the store’s phone number, 928-367-AK47. You should probably think twice though if you’re intending on taking up any complaints you may have face-to-face.

      “We’re able to wear our guns in Arizona and we wear one 24-7,” he tells the Daily Caller. “We train regularly.”

    • You know you live in a Country run by idiots if ...you give all your tax money to whiny, selfish old people, only to hear them complain about how terrible taxes and the government are.

 
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