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PostPosted: Wed Dec 12, 2012 8:46 am 
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RIP Ravi :cry:

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Wow! The father of Norah Jones looks just like Norah Jones!


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Wow! The father of Norah Jones looks just like Norah Jones!


I'd hit that, even if he is dead.

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Was that photo taken before or after his death :mrgreen:

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This photo of Ravi Shankar was taken by Terry Gilliam (yeah; that Terry Gilliam) at the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967.

He must of been tripping his balls of he can't even clap :wink:
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 12:46 pm 
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20 innocent children in yet another sensless shooting.
"the right to bear arms". yeah, right.
what the fuck is it with you people and your guns? it's no wonder the world looks at the U.S. with disgust.


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20 innocent children in yet another sensless shooting.
"the right to bear arms". yeah, right.
what the fuck is it with you people and your guns? it's no wonder the world looks at the U.S. with disgust.


It's in their sacred Constitution. You know, that piece of paper they worship as if it was some Holy Writing.
It never crossed the minds of these Americans (50% of them, more or less) that this paper was written when
people fought with primitive guns and bows and arrows. No AK47 and the likes in these days.
NO, GODDAMN NO ! Don't ever try to reason with them. It's like trying to talk senses with anyone from Al-Qaida or
any fundamentalists of any organized religion. Stubborn.
So... let every American carry a gun and jeopardise with your life when you go outdoors and
you'd better wear an helmet and some bullet-proof devices.
So, get your own gun now. Don't need to be examined to see if you're sane. No time for that. There's money to be made !

I'll never understand USA.
Who once said "Only in America" ?

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Your anger isn't lost on me. It happens most often in the U.S. It has happened in peaceful Norway in 2011 (77 killed) and in peaceful Montreal at Dawson College in 2006 (19 injured). It also has happened in an otherwise peaceful Pennsylvania Amish community in 2006 (6 dead). Violence can happen whenever and whererever a person can get whatever they will use be it a truckful of fertilizer to blowup a building or a cache of guns & homemade bombs, or boxcutters to hijack and crash airplanes.

It is an indefensible crime.

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The possibility of putting the gun genie back in the bottle sailed a long time ago, you go after the guns and you’re infringing on over half the countries rights.

Even if the Government were going to try how and the hell could they logistically gather 350,000,000 fire arms from 150,000,000 people...it isn't going to happen, we can't even get everyone to recycle.

So the better track is trying to identify these individuals before hand, oops that will piss off the other half of the country because we will be infringing on peoples rights.

We have to learn to live with it or find a way for people to realize these acts do nothing to help them, in fact if there is any justice in the Universe this guy is destined to so sort of long term hell.

I will admit it when watching President Obama speech live, I shed some tears, they were babies... :cry:


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Bottom line: It's horrific. Something should be done.

Nothing will.

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Bottom line: It's horrific. Something should be done.

Nothing will.

Right. The problem is, the ones against gun control have all the guns...

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How many people have to die for this country to take charge of itself and get guns out of the general population? Yes, guns don't decide when they'll be used to kill someone. But, I guarantee the murder rate will drop by at least 50% if guns go bye bye. It's ridiculous to believe that the easy availability of guns has nothing to do with murder and horrible mayhem.

How many people have to die for the people of this country to make some common sense decisions??

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How many people have to die for the people of this country to make some common sense decisions??

Alot more I'm afraid.But in three daze this will be outta the news cycle and history. :cry:


Until the little funerals that make this even more tragic in so many ways will open the wound again. :cry:

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If you want to do it, guns aren't a necessity.

Here is part of an editorial in THIS is TRUE: 2 December Copyright 2012 http://www.thisistrue.com

IS IT GUNS? Is it violent TV shows, movies, or video games? Is it crazy
America? Well, before violent movies, in Bath Township, Michigan, on
May 18, 1927, three bombs were exploded at Bath School, killing 38
elementary (second- to sixth-grade) school children, as well as two
teachers and four other adults (plus the bomber), and at least 58
others were injured. The bomber? The treasurer for the School Board,
who drove up in his car and set off a bomb to kill and injure those who
went to the school to help. That, not Newtown, not Columbine, not
Virginia Tech, was the deadliest mass murder in a school in U.S.
history. No guns involved, and Hollywood couldn't be blamed back then.

Nor were there guns -- or Americans -- involved in another incident
today, which was mostly pushed out of the news in the U.S. in light of
the horrific Connecticut incident: in Henan, China, a man went into a
school and stabbed 22 children, plus one adult. Apparently, no one was
killed, but one report I read said it was part of a "wave of brutal
stabbings and hammerings throughout China" over the past few years.
Cripes: HAMMERINGS of children?!

What lesson can we get from things like what happened at Sandy Hook
Elementary School in Newtown? That it's not something new, it's not
something American, and it's not about bombs, guns, knives ...or
hammers. It's about the how crazy people (and sometimes not-so-crazy
people) turn to violence as an answer to their problems, real or
perceived. I don't know what the answer is, but it's going to have to
involve discussion on how we've closed most of our mental hospitals,
pushing the mentally ill out to fend for themselves, or for ill-
equipped families to deal with them without help. And yes, we DO need
to have a discussion about whether it's too easy for nutballs to get
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just plain doug wrote:
If you want to do it, guns aren't a necessity.

Here is part of an editorial in THIS is TRUE: 2 December Copyright 2012 http://www.thisistrue.com

IS IT GUNS? Is it violent TV shows, movies, or video games? Is it crazy
America? Well, before violent movies, in Bath Township, Michigan, on
May 18, 1927, three bombs were exploded at Bath School, killing 38
elementary (second- to sixth-grade) school children, as well as two
teachers and four other adults (plus the bomber), and at least 58
others were injured. The bomber? The treasurer for the School Board,
who drove up in his car and set off a bomb to kill and injure those who
went to the school to help. That, not Newtown, not Columbine, not
Virginia Tech, was the deadliest mass murder in a school in U.S.
history. No guns involved, and Hollywood couldn't be blamed back then.

Nor were there guns -- or Americans -- involved in another incident
today, which was mostly pushed out of the news in the U.S. in light of
the horrific Connecticut incident: in Henan, China, a man went into a
school and stabbed 22 children, plus one adult. Apparently, no one was
killed, but one report I read said it was part of a "wave of brutal
stabbings and hammerings throughout China" over the past few years.
Cripes: HAMMERINGS of children?!

What lesson can we get from things like what happened at Sandy Hook
Elementary School in Newtown? That it's not something new, it's not
something American, and it's not about bombs, guns, knives ...or
hammers. It's about the how crazy people (and sometimes not-so-crazy
people) turn to violence as an answer to their problems, real or
perceived. I don't know what the answer is, but it's going to have to
involve discussion on how we've closed most of our mental hospitals,
pushing the mentally ill out to fend for themselves, or for ill-
equipped families to deal with them without help. And yes, we DO need
to have a discussion about whether it's too easy for nutballs to get
guns.

That's the truth bro',I'm sad to say.The way we've criminalized mental illness is obscene."The Man don't need you and man he expects the same" Dylan.He sure got that right.Mentally ill people have no human rights in our criminal system.The correction cops are there to house and punish you.Not to rehabilitate someone who's mentally ill.Let the criminals have at them is their attitude.The real criminals are the ones who put them in a jail instead of a mental facility.At least a some kind of "neutral" institution.A half-way house.Anything is better than tazing and busting the're heads,like thats gonna work. :roll:
Punishing the mentally ill is not the answer. :evil:

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Well there are no guns in prisons...
and there are still murders.

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Well there are no guns in prisons...
and there are still murders.


Imagine the amount of murders in prisons if they did have guns there.

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Gun "Laws" will not work.
Criminals do not, and will not give 2 shits about gun laws.

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What do I hear here ?
The same old tune as always when there's a mass murder. "Problem is not guns. Problem is with people. Let's discuss".

Then, tell me wise men, how you can discuss with someone who has a gun pointed toward you ?
I know guns are not the only violent way. But it's one of the ways that allow someone to kill a lot of people at a safe distance.
And every nut in America can have at least one. Guns mean money in the cash register. And most of the times, it's not a well
known criminal who does the killings. No Mafioso involver here. Just regular deranged guys. And in this world of ours, it's easy to have some deranged days once in a while.

It's all about greed and that stupid Constitution Americans worship. As relevant as the story of Adam and Eve before when learned
about the evolution of the species.

There'll be no solution as long as you'll let regular folks with guns. Guns should be reserved for the Law enforcers. In my conception, hunters would have to rent a gun before they hunt and bring it back after.

I read a report. More than 270,000,000 guns in circulation now in the USA. And there were 300,000 armed attacks last year. That means, considering a rough 300 millions of living Americans, that one person out of a thousand will use a gun with bad intentions. I considered it to be a rather large ratio.

Melt the guns (XTC)

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This should probaply have its own thread, this back and forth dosn't belong in the (Fill in the blank) thread.

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Johannes, the whale that washed ashore here a few days ago.

Did you say "whale?"

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Senator Daniel Inouye (D.Hawaii) He was 88 and a war hero.He was battling a respiratory illness.He was one of the good guys on the hill and a true hero.He served in the army as his California relatives were forced into barracks in "safe" places like Manzanar and Tule lake,all their property seized,possesions sold.So they couldn't spy on us for Japan.Most were born in the USA and had no connection with Japan.There were no German "safe" camps.Go figure.
He was elected Senator without having to show his Hawaiian birth certificate either.Imagine that.We need some more like him in this kinda world.He will be missed.El Bummo man. :cry:

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KAPT.KIIRK wrote:
Senator Daniel Inouye (D.Hawaii) He was 88 and a war hero.He was battling a respiratory illness.He was one of the good guys on the hill and a true hero.He served in the army as his California relatives were forced into barracks in "safe" places like Manzanar and Tule lake,all their property seized,possesions sold.So they couldn't spy on us for Japan.Most were born in the USA and had no connection with Japan.There were no German "safe" camps.Go figure.
He was elected Senator without having to show his Hawaiian birth certificate either.Imagine that.We need some more like him in this kinda world.He will be missed.El Bummo man. :cry:



Yes a good man and long serving American...RIP...


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