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by Old Scout
Wed Jan 16, 2013 8:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun Control Law Proposals
Replies: 139
Views: 206166

Re: Gun Control Law Proposals

After listening to the big speech all I can say is that you and I and all the rest of the law abiding citizens are facing tougher restrictions on the guns we can own and the hoops we have to jump through to purchase a gun but it will do nothing to stop the criminals from getting them illegally on th...
by Old Scout
Tue Jan 15, 2013 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun Control Law Proposals
Replies: 139
Views: 206166

Re: Gun Control Law Proposals

I also think they should do a better job of arresting the people that fail the background checks that happen now. A substantial portion of those people probably shouldn't be walking the streets just due to stupidity... Now you are getting the right idea ! ! ! Enforce the laws we have instead of cre...
by Old Scout
Tue Jan 15, 2013 2:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun Control Law Proposals
Replies: 139
Views: 206166

Re: Gun Control Law Proposals

Perhaps, or maybe you sell that gun to someone normally upstanding and they get caught shooting a deer, or heck, get pulled over on the way home. And maybe they're more than happy to help cut a deal. In the first place if he is an upstanding person he has every right to own the gun so even if he go...
by Old Scout
Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun Control Law Proposals
Replies: 139
Views: 206166

Re: Gun Control Law Proposals

Kerry, You keep talking about tracing a gun back to the previous owner, but let me throw you a scenario. I purchased a handgun 20 years ago from a private owner. There is no record of my owning the gun. One night I am out and need some money so I sell it to a guy I met at the local pub. I have no id...
by Old Scout
Mon Jan 14, 2013 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun Control Law Proposals
Replies: 139
Views: 206166

Re: Gun Control Law Proposals

Perhaps I didn't make my point clear. To purchase a new gun from a dealer requires a background check. Once I have the gun, what I do with it in regards to selling it in the future is the question. I still have a big concern with having a FFL dealer handle the sale as to what he is going to charge a...
by Old Scout
Sat Jan 12, 2013 1:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun Control Law Proposals
Replies: 139
Views: 206166

Re: Gun Control Law Proposals

Food for thought ! :) A blogger added up the deer license sales in just a handful of states and arrived at a striking conclusion: * There were over 600,000 hunters this season in the state of Wisconsin . * Over the last several months, Wisconsin 's hunters became the eighth largest army in the world...
by Old Scout
Fri Jan 11, 2013 11:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun Control Law Proposals
Replies: 139
Views: 206166

Re: Gun Control Law Proposals

I have never looked into it closely, but from what I hear getting a permit to own one isn't easy and they are closely regulated. Most end up with collectors. I also understand there is a range somewhere near Vegas where they have a weekend when they can take them out and shoot them just for fun. In ...
by Old Scout
Fri Jan 11, 2013 7:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun Control Law Proposals
Replies: 139
Views: 206166

Re: Gun Control Law Proposals

I find it ironic that so many of the same people that firmly believe you should have to pass a drug test to get food stamps are so vehemently opposed to the idea of having to pass a background check to buy a gun... If I have to pass a drug test to earn the money, what is wrong with passing a drug t...
by Old Scout
Fri Jan 11, 2013 4:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun Control Law Proposals
Replies: 139
Views: 206166

Re: Gun Control Law Proposals

The more I read and listen to the news about the gun control issue, the more I am convinced it isn't about the guns, it is about control.
by Old Scout
Thu Jan 10, 2013 1:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Gun Control Law Proposals
Replies: 139
Views: 206166

Re: Gun Control Law Proposals

I have a couple of comments and questions for Kerry. 1. All guns sold, personal or private, must come with a cable, trigger or some other locking mechanism. I feel it is the buyers responsibility to secure their firearms. I don't feel that the burden should be on the seller to purchase something for...
by Old Scout
Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: swat team in tomahawk
Replies: 1
Views: 10942

Re: swat team in tomahawk

I found this on WJJQ web site. perhaps this is what was going on. Tomahawk Police were contacted by an Arizona Police Department requesting a male believed in the area taken into custody. The 22 year old man was located at a Tomahawk motel and arrested. The Gilbert, Arizona man had a warrant for a f...
by Old Scout
Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Packers and Vikings
Replies: 2
Views: 11118

Re: Packers and Vikings

Sure hope the defense steps up tomorrow and plays better than they did last week. If not the packers will be one and out. Can you imagine the vikings in the playoffs because they beat the Packers. What is the world coming to! :shock:
by Old Scout
Tue Jan 01, 2013 9:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are we there yet ?!?!
Replies: 1
Views: 11171

Re: Are we there yet ?!?!

He sure nailed that right on the head ! ! :(

Could have been done today and would be the absolute truth.
by Old Scout
Sat Dec 29, 2012 2:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Packers and Vikings
Replies: 2
Views: 11118

Packers and Vikings

My feeling are that the Packers are going to have their hands full beating the Vikings on Sunday.

With the advantage of the Dome and crowd noise they always play better at home.
by Old Scout
Thu Dec 27, 2012 11:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Message Board Participation...or lack of...
Replies: 4
Views: 11805

Re: Message Board Participation...or lack of...

Just a thought, perhaps if you included Larry's column in the opinion section each week it could stir up some discussion. It seems like he often has something to say that could get some comments. :)
by Old Scout
Wed Dec 26, 2012 11:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Message Board Participation...or lack of...
Replies: 4
Views: 11805

Re: Message Board Participation...or lack of...

Wow, I can't believe it either. I was gone for a couple of days and haven't been on the board since Sun. Not even any discussion on the gun control issue. Every one must have gone into hibernation ! It is disappointing to check the board and there is nothing new. It does make you wonder if it is wor...
by Old Scout
Wed Dec 26, 2012 11:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What can we do?
Replies: 5
Views: 12302

Re: What can we do?

This country is going to He!! in a hurry. I can't believe all the crazy things that have happened in the past couple of weeks. First at the school in CT. then in Pennsylvania, and now shooting the firefighters in NY. Is everybody going crazy at once ? ? ? Is it something in the water ? Perhaps the l...
by Old Scout
Thu Dec 20, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What can we do?
Replies: 5
Views: 12302

Re: What can we do?

This is going to be a hot topic for a long time. Personally I hope they are able to look at all the reasons things like this happen. To some, the first thing that they want to do is blame the gun. Like anything else a gun is only a tool and can't do any damage by it's self. Like the old joke about c...
by Old Scout
Wed Nov 28, 2012 12:56 am
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Tomahawk Christmas Tree
Replies: 2
Views: 6570

Re: Tomahawk Christmas Tree

The wind took it down a while back !
by Old Scout
Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:14 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: SHhhhh We`re sleeping
Replies: 19
Views: 12255

Re: SHhhhh We`re sleeping

The wind blew the tree over early this fall.
by Old Scout
Sat Nov 24, 2012 1:16 am
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: SHhhhh We`re sleeping
Replies: 19
Views: 12255

Re: SHhhhh We`re sleeping

The temp is cold today, cloudy and 67dF, so I got to bring out the long sleeve shirts. I was really feeling a lot of sympathy for you when we hit a high of 21 deg. today. 67 would be T-shirt weather. :lol: This is an unrelated topic but when did 'killing a deer' or 'shooting a deer' change into 'ha...
by Old Scout
Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:33 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: SHhhhh We`re sleeping
Replies: 19
Views: 12255

Re: SHhhhh We`re sleeping

Looks like everyone went back to sleep ! ! ! :lol:

I hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving ! ! ! :D
by Old Scout
Tue Nov 13, 2012 9:39 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: SHhhhh We`re sleeping
Replies: 19
Views: 12255

Re: SHhhhh We`re sleeping

How is everyone doing otherwise? Any predictions as to what our winter is going to bring? Will gas prices continue to drop? Any suggestions for winter reading once I have my Christmas knitting done? Will the Packers make it through to the play-offs? Who's cuter Aaron Rodgers or Brett Favre? Doing j...
by Old Scout
Sun Nov 11, 2012 9:03 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: SHhhhh We`re sleeping
Replies: 19
Views: 12255

Re: SHhhhh We`re sleeping

Something a friend sent me that expresses his sentiments.
:lol:
The election is over, the talking is done.
My party lost, your party won.
So let us be friends, let arguments pass.
I'll hug my elephant, you can kiss your ***.
by Old Scout
Sun Nov 11, 2012 12:54 am
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: Time to get our change back!
Replies: 15
Views: 103380

Re: Time to get our change back!

All my settings are turned on according to the defaults also, and I haven't made any changes.

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