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CongoHarry

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"Join or Die"
« on: January 27, 2015, 07:18:59 AM »
A lesson from history overlooked by certain open carry groups hereabouts.  Come together or fail.  "Join or Die."  See:
http://http://www.fox4news.com/story/27946694/open-carry-activists-fire-off-dueling-messages
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MIO

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Re: "Join or Die"
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2015, 08:46:33 PM »
Wow
They really believe that this is the way to get it done!?!
Nothing like a spirited debate but mmm
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Re: "Join or Die"
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2015, 06:06:08 PM »
Heard a little blurb on the radio today about a threat from an open carry advocate toward a state legislator. I started out thinking open carry would be OK, but I'm concerned their strategy is doing damage to all of our gun rights. Now I just wish the open carry activists would go away and we could concentrate on beefing up Texas concealed carry rights. I've about decided we can do fine without open carry.
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CongoHarry

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Re: "Join or Die"
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2015, 08:25:07 AM »
One should remain mindful of the MSM's handling of such stories, and also acknowledge the prevalence of provacateurs in today's political climate.  Shading of the truth and bomb throwing would appear to be popular pastimes.  That being said, memo to Open Carry: the confrontational approach, and storming legislative offices is counterproductive in the extreme. One must first win hearts and minds.  A politician's office is generally bereft of both...
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