Huckabee on gun control

Discussion in 'The Club House' started by MarkoPo, Jan 4, 2008.

  1. MarkoPo

    MarkoPo New Member

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    The more I read about him, the more he is earning my vote. This is what he said when asked about the second ammendment.

    "My position on the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution is as clear for me as the position held by most journalists toward the 1st Amendment. While I do not consider myself a "gun nut," I proudly own a variety of firearms and enjoy hunting as well as sports shooting. But even if I were not a hunter or did not enjoy shooting, I would still be a firm believer in the 2nd Amendment right of Americans to own firearms for self-protection and as a matter of principle."


    "There are 700,000 physicians in the US and the number of accidental deaths caused by them per year is 120,000, making the accidental death rate per physician 17%. Using the same logic, there are about 80 million gun owners, and the number of accidental gun deaths per year among all age groups is 1,500. The same calculation reveals the number of accidental deaths per gun owner to be 0.00188%. In other words, statistically, doctors are approximately 9,000 more times more dangerous than gun owners. Yet, I hear no one suggesting we ban doctors."
     
  2. Shooter

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    I like his Fair Tax plan and his 2nd Amendment stance.

    Haven't researched his immigration record much though.
     

  3. jeepejeep

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    I heard him on Sean Hannity today. He says he wants to build the wall along the southern border and promises it will be built within 14 months of becoming prez. He supports fining anyone hiring illegals and does not support giving any rights to illegals or their children. If all true, he sounds pretty good so far. I'm still waiting to make my decision on who I like though.
     
  4. Chuck

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    The so-called Fair Tax does not give Congress one bit of incentive to reduce their spending to Constitutional levels. That's why we have a $9.2 trillion National Debt with another $50 trillion in promised entitlements for such "compassionate conservative" programs like the Medicare Drug fiasco.

    By the way, the Huckster didn't get the nickname Tax Hike Mike for nothing. He's just another cookie cutter establishment politician that's talking the talk. His record in Arkansas proves otherwise. Here is a vid that proves it.

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OrE6IusJ1U[/ame]
     
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  5. Shooter

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    Regardless of it not curbing Congress spending, we need a new system and the Fair Tax is the best proposal so far. Our current system is horrible. It punishes people who work hard then if they don't pay men in ski masks come with machine guns to raid your house and arrest you.

    I don't trust CNN one bit. I will have to research him on taxes more since I have not yet.
     
  6. jeepejeep

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    He also explained or tried to explain his tax raises by saying most of it was to improve the roads which supposedly were terrible when he took office and not inferstructure is way better. Without living there, that would be hard to see. He claims he vetoed a lot of other tax increasing measures. Gotta do more reserch if indeed he does seem to be the candidate the Republicans seem to be going with. All in all, he's WAY better than any of the DemocRATS!
     
  7. Chuck

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    None of the Old Media can be trusted but the Huckster's record is well known. As for taxes, get ahold of a book called "Prosperity Restored by the State Rate Tax Plan" by Edward Ellison Jr. and John William Kurowski. It's the tax plan of the Framers of our Constitution and worked just fine until 1913.
     
  8. Chuck

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    Voting for the lesser of two evils is still voting for evil.
     
  9. Pistol City GunDawgs

    Pistol City GunDawgs New Member

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    Ive never voted before, dont beleive Im even registered. But in the past 8-10 years Ive started hunting, shooting and carry a pistol. Now Ive almost finished my "gun pro" program. And Im looking into getting my FFL and checking the cost of starting a gun shop. So finaly the election's matter to me.

    Luckly I can sit back and listen to my dad, uncle and grandfather debate who's the best and its like a live CNN broadcast. Ive got to go change my addy on my license this week and plan to vote. And right now Im liking Huck alot. Id like to find out more about how everyone stands on the 2nd but Im horrible at searching things I dont know much about.

    Honestly and I know it shouldnt how a candidate stands on the 2nd and hunting is what will get them my vote. Im not saying tax's and wars and everything else wrong in the world doesnt matter. But I figure if those 2 get me started then in time Im sure the rest will follow.
     
  10. jeepejeep

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    Very true but the only alternative is a write in or not voting at all and that only helps the Liberals. It's a tough one for sure.
     
  11. matt g

    matt g New Member Supporter

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    How old are you? What do you mean that "election's (sic) finaly (sic) matter to me"? The day you turn 18 elections should matter to you. It is your country and these are your elected officials. Didn't you sign Selective Service paperwork? Don't you at least care who pulls your card on that matter, if nothing else?
     
  12. Chuck

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    Whether the GOP likes it or not, the Paul campaign has them by the gonads. If he doesn't get nominated, the Dems will certainly win. Those of us who will no longer vote for the lesser of two evils will write in Dr. Paul anyway. It's the principle of the thing. We are voting for the Constitution and not for some damn political party.

    "Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone, and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost." -- John Quincy Adams
     
  13. MarkoPo

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    http://wnyw.4wmt.com/cmm/

    Here is a site to a little test to see which canidate best fits your interests. It goes into a lot of depth about all the canidates and where they stand on most of the issues. Enjoy!:)
     
  14. MarkoPo

    MarkoPo New Member

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    Unfortunatley, that got proven wrong when Ross Perot ran and took votes from the republicans and gave the win to Clinton.
     
  15. matt g

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    Do you really think that is what happened or did the US just get tired of Reganomics and meddlesome foreign policy?
     
  16. Tony Soprano

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    CNN stands for Clinton News Network enough said ! :D
     
  17. jeepejeep

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    So because your favorite candidate might not be on the ticket, you'll let someone like Clinton or Obama get elected and like Bill Clinton did, pass all knids of anti gun legislation as well as screw up the rest of the country. Great, just great.

    This link to another thead in this forum shows the kind of thing we look foward to if any Liberal gets in The White House:
    http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/showthread.php?p=13819#post13819
     
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  18. Loco40

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    My vote will be a strategic decision based on defeating the liberals. I respect folks who have a strong ideology and want to vote for the candidate who most appeals to their own principals but compromise is sometimes the only option. This is one of those cases. Vote for someone who has a chance to win. Otherwise you will feel great about making you statement.....as you lose you 2nd amendment rights!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  19. Duck

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    Shame on all of you that say you will lose your 2nd Amendment rights if a Liberal is elected. You can only lose the rights that you are willing to give up. I will maintain my right to own a gun until the day I die, whether that comes sooner or later.
     
  20. bangbanggunns

    bangbanggunns New Member

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    Chuck! Tell me who to vote for. Seriously.