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3 years 46 weeks ago, 12:37 PM

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This is bullshit.

FEDS CONVICT TEXAN FOR SELLING A GUN TO ILLEGAL ALIEN WITH TEXAS DRIVER’S LICENSE
In Federal District Court on July 20, 2010, the ATF won a conviction from an Austin jury that defies logic and reason. In a trial before Federal Judge Sam Sparks, government lawyers conceded Texas resident Paul Copeland did not know his buyer was an illegal alien, but the jury they should convict him anyway because he "had reasonable cause to believe" he was selling to an illegal alien because the two men and a boy who were present at his table at the time of the sale: 1) were Hispanic, 2) spoke Spanish, and 3) wore cowboy clothing. And the jury did as asked. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Freel acted as lead prosecutor in the case.

1) were Hispanic, 2) spoke Spanish, and 3) wore cowboy clothing.

Wait..............isn't this profiling, the atf can profile but Arizona cops can't WTF?

http://www.campaignforliberty.com/blog.php?view=38088

Ron Paul 2012 III
3 years 46 weeks ago, 12:47 PM

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That is bullshit,

it would seem that different rules apply to different people. Are we saying that it is okay to profile when selling gun's but at no other time? I would not expect this type of verdict from a TX jury.

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3 years 46 weeks ago, 12:49 PM

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it will be thrown out

on appeal,lawyers helping lawyers get rich

i tried being reasonable,i didn't like it, NRA LIFE MEMBER,USMC VETERAN
3 years 46 weeks ago, 3:51 PM

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omg fuck them

i wear cowboy clothing sometimes but fuck that i aint no illegal

I'm just another damn yankee with a loaded gun looking for some fun!
3 years 46 weeks ago, 3:57 PM

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I have a friend who is a 100% Hispanic Texan American citizen whose prize possession is his cowboy hat. And a finer fellow you could never meet. His entire family is composed of veterans. His older brother is retired air force and my friend, Jose, was both in the Navy and Air Force. His English is probably better than mine.

"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke
3 years 46 weeks ago, 4:13 PM

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There IS a difference between "Cowboy" clothes and "Western" clothes[including hats]. How can you tell the difference?? Go to your local Cowboy Action Shooting site, and you will see the difference. The "old timers" will be wearing authentic Cowboy things and the beginners will be just starting to accumulate the real stuff, while mixing in "Western" items. [ small example: Cowboy shirts do not have snaps, but Western shirts do]. I know this is nit-picky, but I like to piss y'all off.

Too old to fight, Too old to run, guess that's why I carry a gun! "would someone show this asshole the way out of town".[Rabbi Avram Belinski-aka "The Frisco Kid"]
3 years 46 weeks ago, 4:32 PM

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It's called the "Gunslot Pedantic Post of the Year Award" to be given only once per calendar year to the most deserving pedantic post. This one apparently fulfills LLE's fervent desire to piss us all off.

Congratulations, LLE. The Cowboy Hat Tip of the year to you, sir.

Now, everybody clap!

Clap! Clap! Clap! Clap!

"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke
3 years 46 weeks ago, 6:35 PM

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pedantry. I have already received several awards for enthusiastically excelling at such capability, but one more will be graciously received, and placed on the mantle.

Too old to fight, Too old to run, guess that's why I carry a gun! "would someone show this asshole the way out of town".[Rabbi Avram Belinski-aka "The Frisco Kid"]
3 years 46 weeks ago, 7:01 PM

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Schuyler and LLE

I thoroughly enjoy your posts and comments. Keep up the good work.

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man. (Mark Twain).
3 years 46 weeks ago, 8:48 PM

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What a great pic.. Whats the "s" stand for.. guessing shoot huh.. i blew it up. (lucky by the way i just found the pic of the army "whiskey" with the Jewish proverb on her arm.. blew it up, and scrolled down to see your "don't thank me greg" comment..sheesh)

I like the idea that the old mans packing a 1911 (or sure looks like it) not sure if he needs the clip point as well.. Got to be honest i like the laughing Jesus a tad better, but thinking he's got to be getting pissed about a couple of things..Maybe he's Just having a "guy" moment, he appears to be pretty serious about the love your neighbor like your self thing..

I moved to AZ in 77.. resisted western boots for a long time, as so many snow birds would come in, and do the "pose" thing.. once you have a pair that fit right.. LIfe's good,.. Only thing is that after all the years of spit shining work boots, i cant get away from it.. so now have a pair of whats around these parts called "goat ropers".. and yep the toe is spit shined enough that if they catch the sun right i can roast your eyeballs at at 10 yds.. .. That's for dress of course..

That whole dress up thing for SASS is the best and the worst of the whole thing.. i think most of us that got half into it, were a tad turned off by "dressing up".. (settle down LLE and Dubya) but on the other hand it does two things.. one it brings women into it.. big time.. and more important it PRESERVES a way of life accurately that would otherwise be lost.. Guys i live in a 1864 developed (and little changed since) area.. History is pretty much all around me, and there's still more horses than ATV that chase cows around..

Tell you this much about SASS.. anyone that thinks you can't shoot "big time" should take a look at pards post "name that tune".. or The Jasmin Jessy vid..

I have to get going, somethings on i promised Gloria i would watch with her (15 min ago).. Hi to all.. Ivan i hope you posted a pic of your Shep's on Bauer's dog post, i haven't had a chance to check..(and thanks for the kind words last sat).. couple of other things but ive forgotten.. see ya all later..

a man has to hold his word, hold his beliefs, and hold a good sight picture.
3 years 46 weeks ago, 6:23 PM

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What's happening in Texas just goes to show that the people in charge don't have a clue as to what they're doing.I've got enough firearms and ammo to secure my property, and I can "process" the illegals just fine thank you. I wonder if the illegal had a credit card too.

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