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Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Entire State of Texas

Justice100dpi.JPG Oh, wow. Texas governor Rick Perry, tossing around ideas to prevent any Virginia Tech-type rampages in his state, came up with quite an interesting idea, which he thinks will put a stop to the unnecessary violence. He proposes that Texans be allowed to carry concealed handguns. Anywhere. Churches. Bars. Football games. PTA meetings. Confession. The guy who is sleeping with your wife’s house. Mexican Restaurants. Blackjack tables. Airports. Courthouses.

Yeah: Anywhere. Period.

“The last time I checked, putting a sign up that says ‘Don’t bring your weapons in here,’ someone who has ill intent on their mind — they could care less,” Perry told reporters. “I think it makes sense for Texans to be able to protect themselves from deranged individuals, whether they’re in church or whether on a college campus or wherever.” …

“Let me cover it right here,” Perry said. “I think a person ought to be able to carry their weapons with them anywhere in this state if they are licensed and they have gone through the training. The idea that you’re going to exempt them from a particular place is non-sense to me.”

That’s a great idea, Rick! There’s nothing safer than a bunch of Texans with pistols standing in line at the DMV. Or hey! Texas Longhorns fans carrying a gun with them to watch the Longhorns play against the Oklahoma Sooners — how many guns do you imagine would be trained on the QB if OU makes a late comeback rally? Lawyers could take their pistols into the courtroom and if the judge makes a certain decision, the D.A. could just wave that gun around a little and ask the judge reconsider. No matter, of course, because the judge would have a pistol too! Sure, there won’t be a solo-shooting massacre, there’d just be daily duels — and after all, isn’t it about time we brought back the Old West?

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Yeah, I want to see this. So the next time W speaks in Texas, there can be gun-totin' spectators? Think that's gonna happen? Or even at Govenor Goodhair's next public appearance? Somehow, I think it unlikely.

Texas sucks. How come you guys haven't started a movement to get Texas to secede from th union. And let's make it retroactive so that We can say that "W" wasn't one of us.

Great.. just great.. makes me want to go to a certain patch of ocean and pee on it just so I can say 'I peed on Heinlein's ashes for that 'an armed society is a polite society' line that must be running through these peoples' heads.'
Also, I agree with the letting the RoT become its own sovereign nation.. retroactively. What would we lose? Maybe if we give it back to Mexico we'll get something for it?

Hey, fuck ya'll. You just wish you were Texans and you know it.

"Sleeping with your wife's house" ....?!

Oh, Grace, that line will keep me laughing all day. It's amazing how people from TX manage to project their own feeling of inadequacy on everyone else and still not see how fucked-up that really is. Enjoy your ass-backwards, gun-toting fantasy land. Just remember - minorities (egad!) will carry guns too.

Hey I am from Texas and I am very pround of my home town. If you are not trained and dont have a permit you should not have a gun. If a place says no weapons then no weapons. Personally if it takes metal decetors, closed campuses and wearing Ids then so be it. I used to hate all the stuff my school did but Im glad they were there to protect us. NOT ALL TEXANS are GUN HO so one stop the sterotyping. Two we are american citizens.

We debated about gun control in my soc class and it is a very hot topic.. Personally the right to bear arms in my opinion should only be for the military and the law enforcment but then again if some one wants to kill there are a thousand ways to do so.

Texlilo

Wops forgot to put my home town Im from Katy Texas right outside of Houston!