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3 years 27 weeks ago, 7:29 PM

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How high is the debt limit right now? The ceiling is currently set at $14.294 trillion. Based on Treasury's announcement, it hit that mark on Monday morning.

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3 years 27 weeks ago, 7:30 PM

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Ishootdaily wrote:
How high is the debt limit right now? The ceiling is currently set at $14.294 trillion. Based on Treasury's announcement, it hit that mark on Monday morning.

http://money.cnn.com/2011/05/16/news/economy/debt_ceiling_deadline/?iref...

whoopie, we're broke

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3 years 27 weeks ago, 10:52 PM

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great idea!

when your broke you borrow more money,and spend more on health care reform that dosnt reform anything and only costs everyone more money!!!kina reminds me of this little xtramormal video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTUY16CkS-k

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3 years 27 weeks ago, 8:00 PM

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Isd, did you get package yet? and sent Randy one too? John ? Or do I need Reapers permission to do so? The day, I ask a fucking Clown that makes his kind of remarks about a person that I did not name and I said was going to grieve over a fellow Vet dieing for a while and says some shit to me like that! A fat old disguting old clown who is afraid to show his face and has admitted he is wrong a thousand times and compares me to 2 people I do not know, but everybody cuts up on this site, and his lack of respeck still shows that being a VIETNAM VET still means Nothing to people like an idiot named REAPER who hides behind clown grease and whines about everybody elses guns and ammo, which he has never owned or shot or picked up, . HOW MANY PEOPLE HAVE YOU KILLED FOR YOUR COUNTRY REAPER ?NEVERMIND, I KNOW ALREADY YOU LIAING PIECE OF SHIT, NONE, 0, ZERO,NATA. HAVE YOU EVER SHOT ANYTHING BUT A GAME, OR PIECE OF PAPER, HAVE YOU CUT A MANS THROAT UNTILL YOU FEEL HIS WARM BLOOD DRIP DOWN YOUR ARM, AND HIS BODY GO LIMP AND HAND OVER HIS MOUTH AND LET HIM GAG ON HIS OWN BLOOD UNTILL HIS HEART STOPS ! nAH YOU WERE RELAXING HAVING A CLOWN REUNION. gOODNIGHT ALL. fUCK YOU REAPER. JLC

3 years 27 weeks ago, 8:34 PM

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John Campbell

got mine in the mail today. A huge thank you John. I'm not sure if I will be able to use them, but I will see. If I can't, maybe I can find someone who can. Again, a huge thank you!

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3 years 27 weeks ago, 1:15 AM

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back the fuck up JLC

you are walking on thin ice here,your remarks are without validity and totally misguided,you have the thinnest skin i ever saw on gunslot,you can't go popping off about being disrespected for being a VietnamVet like that,thats a BS copout and an it don't play here.Lots of guys here are Vets from different wars and have been in the shit and not been in the shit and for a guy,you,that is only 4 years older than me,and i know what i went thru and when i went thru it,you are getting a bit thin on your time in country.Your posts are getting long on PTSD repetitive drama and short on facts.Save the "blood and guts,you don't want to know what its like to kill" BS for some other website,there are to many Vets on this site that are remaining quiet about it but rolling their eyes just the same,i know i am.You think your the only guy here that lost a friend to cancer or whatever? Get some fucking thicker skin,get out of your" poor me" BS and stop insulting other members of Gunslot.It is fine to discuss shit but attacking other Gunslot members ain't gonna fly,i'll tell you one time.

i tried being reasonable,i didn't like it, NRA LIFE MEMBER,USMC VETERAN
3 years 27 weeks ago, 1:02 PM

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Went in at 17 on buddy system w/brother and sp-ops that's it, read the other posts, cannot give you a PM so vote me out. JLC

3 years 27 weeks ago, 8:19 PM

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OKAY I backed the fuck up, is it alright with you too now. I am just listening and not talking, unless talked too first. I will take everything with a grain of salt and humor, you are right everybody has someone die, big deal right,as you said the whole world does not have to hear anyone whine about it or talk about it. I am sure you and many more like you had it tougher than I did and many more tours there.Yet you are not attacking anyone or calling them a liar, or mocking everything they say, or misunderstanding them. Even after explaining to them. If they are not interested why are they even reading your posts though? So this is how I will be for now on if it is okay with you and reaper and the guys. I do appoligise again if I offended anyone and like here tried to answer all you wrote about in a civil way, just like I wrote to reaper and everybody else. If I missed something, ask me again, I will try to explain, no excuses, explainations, for all and hope forgiveness is in the air. Scincerely JOHN

3 years 27 weeks ago, 2:33 PM

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i went in the Marines two months after i turned 17 with my stepbrother,we didn't tell anyone we were stepbrothers though,they had a field day with the recruits that came in on the "buddy"program,let's saddle up and move on.

i tried being reasonable,i didn't like it, NRA LIFE MEMBER,USMC VETERAN
3 years 27 weeks ago, 5:01 AM

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Yes I got it last night, it went to my neighbors house and they didn't bring it over Saturday because we were out and he got tied up. Probably did his wife is a freak , in a good way) that is into that kind of thing.

Shelby got excited and says thank you, between yourself and LBC she is keeping busy and it is making the time while she gets over having her Wisdom Teeth pulled easier. Keeping her mind busy.

John, you need to take a breather here. All of us on the site are guests and as such that should always be the final line we come across when considering the tone and what we say.

A really simple personal rule I use: If it reads fucked up to you when your done typing and you read it before posting, don't post it.

No sir, he fell into that bullet... Never argue with a stupid person. They'll just drag you down to their level and beat you with experience!!
3 years 27 weeks ago, 9:41 AM

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Response to JLC rant

I honestly don't know where this is coming from (I think you're pissed about me not like the trigger on your pistol?), but it doesn't really matter. I don't know anything about your vet friend dying. I am sorry to hear that, but it doesn't have anything to do with the way you act on the site. You have called me a liar more than once now. I ask that you show specific instances where I have ever lied. I know that you have made many outrageous claims and never backed any of them up. I have asked specifics about some of your "stories" and corrected you on your incorrect and misleading facts (maybe that’s another reason why you don't like me). Either way, your rambling posts are getting old. I used to laugh them off, but its getting to be almost every post you make now. Please only contribute good factual posts to the site that are at least believable… and get some thicker skin. This whining baby shit won't work. People always crack jokes around here and I have a feeling that you cannot take even the slightest joke (you take it as an insult) and you don't know what sarcasm is.

p.s- my too retired fbi buddies YOU ARE REQIURED TOO retire when you are 55 and they both drive white cars were chasing a cong sniper THEY CALLED THE APACHE SHE HAD BEN staulking us four many nites and finally my retired fbi budies caught a glimpse of the apache who doesnt drive a WHITE CAR because SHE SQUAT TWO TAKE A PEE you will never no what our govt does and YOU DONT WANT TWO somethings should just be keept quit AND ONLY HIGHER NO my retired fbi budies that i did not name killed that woman sniper they call apache with a gold kimber with second breech that they gave them when they retired at 55 i have a higher iq than anyone on this site SO YOU PROBIBLY DONT KNOW WHAT I JUST SAID CAUSE its code and only the HIGHEST GRADE CODE BRAEKERS in the world no what i just said oh i just watched a show on carlos hathcock on the history channle. damn pigs EVERYWHERE I NEED TO PUNCH A SKINNY LIBERAL AND shoot me pig bomb ak47 on discovery channel for $18,000 ISD WHERE is my houlster just kidding - R308

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3 years 27 weeks ago, 10:59 AM

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holy cow

why can't we all just get along ka? that is Japanese for this is riveting.

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3 years 27 weeks ago, 12:47 PM

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Read my other comment, but where did you get white car, and history channell about Carlos, and some gook peeing, etc, when did I say that and some other stuff. When did I say my IQ was higher than anyones ? Do you need glasses or are you a selective reader ? but how about you just read my other post a few minutes ago and your one vote and I am gone. Then you can be whatever you think you are and anybody else you picture is not by what they actually write, but by what you think you read. I did not know they made a film aout Carlos w Haithcock but they could not have picked a better man too. I knew he shot a rival threw their scope for real and verified, that is all..JLC

3 years 27 weeks ago, 10:24 AM

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A little "over the top"John.

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3 years 27 weeks ago, 7:57 AM

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vaq- I guess I showed you and the others my ass. I can only ask for your forgiveness and sense of understanding. I explained myself to reaper and LBC and to all I hope and would like to just move on. But I would like your forgiveness if possible, and not to cut it short or anything because this is getting old fast but yours to Randy, you are both great guys. Memorial Day is right around the corner. Thanks John I will understand if anyone needs time or does not need to hear from me at all. Now I know how Reaper is, because he told me but will still act accordingly. JOHN

3 years 27 weeks ago, 1:18 PM

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No problem bud. Forget it and let's move forward.
I don't think any of us are here to start any shit, I know we aint here to take any.

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3 years 27 weeks ago, 6:03 PM

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You will never know how much that means to me Vaq, and sorry for late reply to all, got busy fast and had to go for a while. But it means a hell of a lot to me personally when I ask someone of you caliber for forgiveness and you are big enough to give it. I cannot write a PM to you so I had to wait and hope you understand. Thankyou and again I am sorry reap. I know how you are now, not meant in a bad way, just what you told me. GOD Vaq and I hope LBC has the heart to forgive me too. JOHN

3 years 27 weeks ago, 12:33 PM

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Number one thing, I do not LIE. Whatever I post is the truth about me and whatever happened. Now, My scincerest apologies to anyone that I offended and especially Reaper, Vaquerro and all Vets or not on this site. It will not happen again. I will not post anything unless I think I can have it approved by Reaper first, sense he degraded everything I said so far on this site. I have no excuses like lbc has reminded me. Thankyou, and I like all and treasure Vaq's opinion very much like some others. When I wrote what I did it was construed as writing in code and pissed reaper off. that was not my intention. I was merely trying to show that you can say a lot in writing and actually say nothing. It is in the posts if you read them all. I am not whining about anything, anyone, anywhere or any one of my friends who are FBI REAPER and have a mandatory retirement of 55 from field work. I also did hunt for pig and, why am I explaining everything I did to you. I appoligise to all the guys on this site. If 1 person wants me off this site, so be it, even reaper, no problem. I will do whatever you guys tell me to do to get off the site and you will not here from me ever again. I have that much respect and dignity for all. But I will not share any personal experiences anymore and just go with the flow. But it is not a problem for me although there are some great men on this site, and future leaders, God be with them. John--PS isd read it over & your call

3 years 27 weeks ago, 1:03 PM

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you have no reason 2 appoligise to me,you and i have never had harsh words.it just seems like you took your respose to reapers coments a little to far.im sure you are still welcome on this site,otherwise one of the moderators would have removed you already.i know you are going through some things right now,hang in there and dont let your stress rule your life. : -)

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3 years 27 weeks ago, 1:10 PM

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You are exactly right and that is why I am appoligising, I have admitted that it was killing me before and just talking and listening was great. You are compassionate and thoughtful and I appreciate it. I am not crying about it or whining, and it is not just a friend dying of cancer as if that is not bad enough. But that is my problem and should not have let it get to me and say it to you guys at all. I am truly sorry, and thanks JOHN

3 years 27 weeks ago, 12:56 PM

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sorry to hear about ur wife's tooth I've had a few doc's tell me they waz to brake my jaw and re do it so my bite is right lol.

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3 years 27 weeks ago, 1:24 PM

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Here's the deal:

1. I don't have to approve anything that anyone posts on the site. Everyone is entitled to their opinions. My only job is to clean up spam and block users who abuse the site.

2. I don't want you off the site (unless you keep this up). I just ask that you play nicely and have fun... meaning, don't go ape shit like you did above. Like I said above, we have a good time around here and joke a lot, you need to get thicker skin and not get offended so easily.

3. One of my pet peeves is when people make stuff up and lie. On the internet, its very hard to tell if people are lying or actually telling the truth and we've had plenty of "big fish" stories in the past. I'm not saying that you are/were lying, just that some of your past stories were kind of outlandish. One example was when you said that you were friends with Carlos Hathcock. The story that you told was the same story that was in a biography about him, as well as many TV documentaries/shows but some of the facts in your story were inconsistent. Like I said, I don't know if you were lying or not. You very well may have been telling the truth, so we'll just have to take your word... its just when people question you, you automatically get offended and lash out like the above post.

4. Guns. I love them. Some are ingenious mechanical specimens, some are garbage that won't even work as a boat anchor and there's everything in between. I have opinions like everyone else. If we're having a discussion about a particular make/model and I happen to say its a P.O.S... don't get offended, even if you happen own one. Who cares what a fat greasy clown has to say about your gun anyway?

5. I have heard nothing about a friend of yours who is dying. Like I said above, I'm truly sorry to hear that... but it has nothing to do with your post.

6. It wasn't just the rant above... yesterday or the day before you consistently made remarks about me in you posts. Just letting you know, it doesn't bother me. All I'm doing right now is trying to keep the peace.

Bottom line: I'm gonna keep being me. If you don't like it, you don't have to come here. I'm not going to block you account unless this same shit keeps happening. I really think you should take a deep breath, lighten up and have a good time. Don't let comments that people make on the internet get to you. We obviously don't have the same sense of humor, so in the future, just take everything that I say from this point on as being sarcastic, not serious. Now send me your response to this before you post it so I can approve it.

"Proelium Comminus Auctoritate" "Sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel is a muzzle flash."
3 years 27 weeks ago, 7:52 PM

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I am going to answer you once and only once . Afterwards I am going to take your advice and not let people who challenge everything someone says to seriously, as they never seem to repeat it right or in the same context it was written. I do not have anything to prove to anybody. I only said about Carlos, that I had the pleasure of meeting the man. He told me and a few others that he learned to shoot from an early age with a 22cal shooting rabbits out of his mothers garden. I did not know that he had a film written about him, nor did I say I saw it or was in it or was in nam when he was. I said I was not sure how many tours he did? I do not care if you or anybody else cares if I met him or not. I do take offence to people putting words into my mouth, or misunderstanding me, and therefore calling me a liar. I do not take offence to LBC for instance wondering about by age. All he had to do was ask? I told him, I went in at 17 years of age with my brother in what they called back then the buddy system, and that assured we would be together everywhere we went. With my parents signature. Back to Carlos. If I wrote something that gave you the impression that we were buddies and I fought along side of him, I DID NOT! I must have been writing in my sleep if I wrote that, and appoligise for that. My friend was one of a bunch of sp-ops that I was one of, and was very special to me. I did not expect or want sympathy, I was just in a very heavy mood that I appoligise for. The things I write are true, what makes you think that I do not have some friends in the FBI? when did I mention a white Car and some girl peeing? I do not recall any of these things, so maybe it is time for me to just stop writing, and I say I am sorry and truly mean it to all who are trully heroes in their own right and just listen, or read the comments if all you fellas do not mind. If any want to ask me anything or for something at all, if within my realm I will help, and laugh along with you, and you Reaper JOHN

3 years 27 weeks ago, 8:08 PM

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Sounds good. When ever I make jabs at people, I just want you to know I'm having fun and not meaning it in a malicious way. I may be a gun snob, but I like nice shit... so my comments are only my opinions. People can take them or leave them. As far as the sitting to pee comment, It was about the woman sniper who Hathcock called "Apache" (who he shot through the eye). The way he was able to pick her out from a group of people as he stalked them, was that she had to squat to pee. I'm sure you do have a friend who is retired FBI, again, just giving you shit. White car, who the fuck knows. I just happened to see a white car drive by. I wasn't saying that you said all those things exactly, just having a little fun. Sorry, I get bored with myself sometimes and get A.D.D. Look, squirrel! I hope you can stick around and have fun instead of getting worked up. Oh, and stay away from bell towers with that henry.

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3 years 27 weeks ago, 8:26 PM

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Thanks, I just was really down and took it out on the wrong guys, and you guys are the best and now I know where you are coming from, so I can clown back at you,get it code clown ba- just kidding I know we are all men and I have to say though, please tell me when this movie or what of Carlos the greates sniper with what he had in my opinion is on again, please Thanks John. Or were you kidding too?

3 years 27 weeks ago, 1:28 PM

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hes right JLC

Raper is a clown homosexual that delights in abusing small astronauts.

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3 years 27 weeks ago, 2:53 PM

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Yeah

but at least he's not an dog ass-raper. Or Ebear.

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3 years 27 weeks ago, 2:56 PM

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potato potato

I believe your example is a redundancy...

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3 years 27 weeks ago, 7:31 AM

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tomato tomato

lol
I suppose that's true.

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3 years 27 weeks ago, 3:02 PM

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true

Saint J.M. Browning wrote:
but at least he's not an dog ass-raper. Or Ebear.

well said SJMB

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3 years 27 weeks ago, 1:30 PM

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ah-hum

small?

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3 years 27 weeks ago, 2:45 PM

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small

Of course. All astronauts are small. Payload type thing. The large ones are lying to you.
CLOWN!!

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3 years 27 weeks ago, 7:45 PM

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Depth challenged...

No sir, he fell into that bullet... Never argue with a stupid person. They'll just drag you down to their level and beat you with experience!!

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