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C.J. Voelkel

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Mon Aug 29

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:49 AM

Re: Strangest Town in Alaska

They probably have a clinic, and it's a train ride to Anchorage, or a car ride for less than 2 hours. The road is maintained ...it's a main road.

I'm sure there is ambulance service to Anchorage hospital ......

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Sun Aug 28

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:16 AM

Re: Open Carry

“I have a “new” Springfield 1911 .45 auto pistol”

All these guns you're proudly describing on the world wide web.... are they stored in the house on google earth with a swimming pool and lots of pine trees?


Axe-u-lee, we [more]

Fri Aug 26

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:35 PM

Re: Open Carry

“Adding bump fire stocks, cranks to work the trigger, etc. is legal but there problem is that, ... accuracy is compromised.”

Do you really think accuracy is a big issue with jerks who shoot up a crowded place?


Accuracy is not [more]

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 12:21 PM

Re: Open Carry

“There is a good ethical case to be made for allowing people to defend themselves with firearms.”

And if that were the majority of uses of firearms I might agree. But it is a vast minority. It happens, but rarely. Without invoking the
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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:05 AM

Re: Open Carry

“Things like AR-15s are not "assault grade weapons", they are rifles designed to look like an old style machine gun. They fire only one bullet each time the trigger is pressed. The only real difference is that they hold a larger magazine [more]

Wed Aug 24

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voelkels replied to the Guns for Sport & Protection board. 6:34 AM

Re: Man, 91, shoots suspected robber

"The CPL holder went to the Eastpointe police station following the incident to give his statement, Campbell said. He is cooperating with authorities, who currently are treating the incident as self-defense."

I've seen posts
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Tue Aug 23

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:34 PM

Re: Synchronicity...armadillo post

Do you know why the chicken crossed the road, huuuggh?












Go down.











A little [more]

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 5:26 PM

Re: Open Carry

“Armadillos aren't that threatening.”

Depends. Did he appear to reach for his waistband?


Axe-u-lee, they be a “invasive species” (illegal immigrant) from Texas/Mexico. They tear up my plastic “deer fence” when they get [more]

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 11:16 AM

Re: Open Carry

“not supposed to fire guns in the subdivision, us”

Yeah, probably not a good idea. One ricochet hitting someone's kid or grandkid and your life will change rather quickly too.


Axe-u-lee, I would prefer using one of my [more]

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voelkels replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 10:33 AM

Re: License plate disposal

My concern was wondering if I needed to take any special care to keep them from being appropriated and reused on something stolen.

FWIW, in Louisiana we are required to turn in our plates to DMV before the insurance company will drop [more]

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:03 AM

Re: Free as we'll ever be?

*I'd note that this one depends upon where you live... here in Michigan I can collect rain water to my heart's content with no government bureaucrat saying a thing about it, but don't try that in, say, Arizona.

I wish [more]

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voelkels posted to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 9:47 AM

Al for President

Think Hilary is a crook? Think Trump is a clown? There is an alternative.
See http://www.madmagazine.com/tags/alfred-e-neuman-for-presiden...
;-)

C.J.V. - [more]

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:04 AM

Re: Open Carry

“Pretty much any handgun will fire as quickly as you can pull the trigger.”

That and lever-action rifles can fire pretty damn fast and can have an impressive number of rounds (a Henry lever action .22 can hold well over a dozen .22 sr
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Sat Aug 20

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voelkels posted to the Gardening and Landscaping board. 7:59 AM

Rain Rain Go AWAY . . .

. . . at least for a week or so. I needs to mow my weeds and mushrooms.
;-(

We had a wedding & family reunion (DW’s family) in Bloomington, Indiana on the 6th & 7th, so I left on the 2nd for a two drive. I had finished mowing on [more]

Fri Aug 19

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4:30 PM

Re: Obama Probably Won’t Visit LA

How is the current FED response? Any folks dying due to lack of timely efforts by FEDERAL teams, this time around?

Axe-u-lee, there hasn’t been a major FED response that I can see yet. Most is still of the response is the local [more]

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 3:39 PM

Re: Open Carry

My buddy says "Bad guys are already carrying illegally. This is just another way to keep guns out of the hands of the good guys."

Next time he says that tell him that if guns are illegal, then you know who the bad guys are [more]

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 10:13 AM

Re: Open Carry

“So we should all walk around armed, everywhere? Is that the kind of society we want? “

I've noticed in polls that the voters are somewhat complacent about this.


FWIW, I have no problem with open carry of firearms, me. By [more]

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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:52 AM

Re: Obama Probably Won’t Visit LA

“I remembers that after Katrina Bush didn’t want to tour the flood damage in N’Orleans because it would put a drain on the state’s resources and the press crucified him for that”

Balls..he was crucified for the total lack of Federal
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voelkels replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 12:07 AM

Re: How to help LA flood victims?

From Fox8Live.com “How to Help: Volunteering, make donations, debris removal”

See; [more]

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