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Slaughtering horses for food is nothing to make light of When arguing a position, it’s always important to have reason, logic and fact on your side. By those criteria, Irv Dean has three strikes against him in his April 22 column, “Special today: Funny Cide with fries.” In an effort to be sensational and sell newspapers, Mr. Dean makes light of the horrible and dangerous practice of horse slaughter for human consumption. After mocking the ...


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Phils2008
April 25, 2013
5:52 a.m.

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Kernan, You just go along with the liberal contortion of the second amendment. It is not there to allow the Government to have a ready supply of arms which they will control and regulate. Where do you lefties come up with this crap? If you dont like an amendment you just make stuff up. The sad shame of it is your party has so many ignorant members that you get away with it. Look up the word tyranny if that's not too much trouble and it might come to you why this issue is important and why the "RIGHT" to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed even by clueless liberals.

Phils2008
April 25, 2013
6:13 a.m.

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Stephen, you nailed that. We're stuck with this joke of a president because the tide has shifted to those that want "free" handouts not "free" dom. These liberals are clueless to how they are being enslaved. They just gleefully take the rest of us with them. America died 4years ago, she just doesn't know it yet.

duke1942
April 25, 2013
12:23 p.m.

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These Progressive Leftists love to re-interpret the Second Amendment and other amendments written by some of the smartest people that ever lived. What audacity and ignorance to put themselves in the same company of these Greats. I keep hearing the saying, "The United States Constitution, written by geniuses, questioned and administrated by idiots!" Unfortunately very true. I get so sick of these 'less informed' individuals spouting the left talking points while ignoring the truth.

ChuckD
April 26, 2013
12:52 a.m.

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If there's one thing I admire about gun nutz it's their complete lack of self awareness. These are otherwise grown adults who seem to have no sense of social concern, no awareness of the simplicity of their arguments and who shrilly rant and broadcast their fears and night terrors with total abandon. That kind of blind ambition deserves some respect.

Sadly they don't realize what industry tools they are (second amendment rights, what a crock) and that this being a Democracy (look up how that works please, you're losing) they will end up in far worse straits with their hobby than if they'd acted more grown up and worked with the rest of us in the American community. If it were my hobby I'd consider another approach than insults and delusional ranting before you get your trigger fingers slammed in the door. There is another way to deal with this.

Phils2008
April 26, 2013
5:46 a.m.

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ChuckD is why America is lost. He tries his intellectually superior elitist approach and then shows himself to be a fool by declaring we're a Democracy. Its just shear ignorance. Fears and night terrors? People like him are exactly why Hitler got where he did. See no evil, hear no evil speak no evil. When it comes to tools, he is a handmade DNC favorite. Somebody that espouses the liberal line without thinking, follows like a lemming, and attacks on command. How can you have a rational discussion with somebody that thinks an armed citizenry is worse off then one that's unarmed? It doesn't even occur to him that every subjugated society is disarmed. I say again, America died 4 years ago when the ChuckDs started killing her.

wmarincic
April 26, 2013
7:17 a.m.

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Chuck D, we are not a Democracy, we are a Constitutional Republic.....If we were a democracy then it would be majority ruled government. If we were a democracy, we would still have slavery. If a conservative does not like something, they don't buy it, use it, watch or listen to it. If a liberal does not like something, they want it banned. You really should look at that and ask yourself who the tool really is. Social concern, I guess that makes you a Socialist, which is the precursor to a Communist.

SnowGrinch
April 26, 2013
10:53 a.m.

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The Gun Nuts give their opinion of what is and what is not constitutional. Consider a very Conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's words:
* "Like most rights, the Second Amendment right is not unlimited. It is not a right to keep and carry any weapon whatsoever in any manner whatsoever and for whatever purpose: For example, concealed weapons prohibitions have been upheld under the Amendment or state analogues. The Court’s opinion should not be taken to cast doubt on longstanding prohibitions on the possession of firearms by felons and the mentally ill, or laws forbidding the carrying of firearms in sensitive places such as schools and government buildings, or laws imposing conditions and qualifications on the commercial sale of arms. [United States v.] Miller’s holding that the sorts of weapons protected are those “in common use at the time” finds support in the historical tradition of prohibiting the carrying of dangerous and unusual weapons. *

gazettereader
April 26, 2013
12:41 p.m.

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Let's be clear - If a conservative doesn't like something (like abortion or same-sex marriage), they pass laws to ban it. When liberals see something hurting the American people, they pass laws to regulate (not ban) them to be most fair to everyone.

wmarincic
April 26, 2013
1:58 p.m.
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Phils2008
April 26, 2013
5:33 p.m.

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Gazettreader is another of the lefties that simply cant get his facts straight. He demands the right to kill a viable fetus. A life. Then he squawks about guns because some nut might kill someone. Maybe babies should be armed to ward off the liberal whack jobs trying to kill them. As for the gays they have no fewer rights then anyone else. They just choose to do something many Americans find repulsive and then force it on all of us. The liberal teachers will be right there to promote pedophilia when you lefties decide that is a "right" as well. And just to clear up your statement, Liberals could care less about being fair and compromising. Fair, without a doubt, the dumbest thing you could have said.

wmarincic
April 28, 2013
1:55 p.m.
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