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  • Dr. Kris
    Bam! NRA approved stocks, $RGR & $SWHC, jumping 12% to new highs on exploding gun sales. Is this a Hunger Games reaction..?
    3/22/12
    Reply (80)
    • shaker33: No, it's an OWS reaction and an Obama re-election reaction.
      3/22/12
    • Robin Handler: Good catch Dr. Kris!
      3/22/12
    • 1980XLS-2.0: TASR up big. All your civil unrest stocks doing well.
      3/22/12
    • Dr. Kris: As well as gaming, tobacco, and spirits.
      3/22/12
    • mb2: surfer - You're clueless
      3/23/12
    • shaker33: Absolutely does not know what she is talking about.
      3/23/12
    • SanDiegoNonSurfer: Hey read the news. It's called standing your ground. Police won't even investigate.
      3/23/12
    • mb2: What's wrong with standing your ground?
      3/23/12
    • shaker33: Surfer you are way out there in leftfield. Having an MSNBC link says it all.
      3/23/12
    • mb2: I don't know the full story on Martin & neither do you.
      3/23/12
    • mb2: Standing your ground means you no longer have to rely your ability to flee in order to protect yourself.
      3/23/12
    • Bonsai Boards: "People are buying these guns right after learning homicide is legal in some states." It's an epidemic.
      3/23/12
    • Bonsai Boards: Certainly the reason for RGRs rise yesterday, not b/c of concerns of current US policy...
      3/23/12
    • SanDiegoNonSurfer: Gunshop owner says sales have jumped since the slaying from a few a week to a few a day. You think the gunshop owner is lying?
      3/23/12
    • mb2: Surfer, please cite your reference.
      3/23/12
    • sstonerm3: gun sales been going up since before the most recent event. Lots of decent folks are afraid g'munt might make them illegal.
      3/23/12
    • SanDiegoNonSurfer: mb2 -- it's in the article. Sales have risen overall in the past few years (looser laws) but owner says the biggest jump is recent.
      3/23/12
    • SanDiegoNonSurfer: mb2 - police declined to investigate. That's all anyone needs to know. And Trayvon isn't the first.
      3/23/12
    • SanDiegoNonSurfer: mb2 - Even before Trayvon it was called the "Shoot First" law. Only difference now is people know how easy it is to get away with it.
      3/23/12
    • mb2: surfer - ur comment above says sales have jumped since the "slaying". That's not what the shop owner said. You are a typical lying liberal.
      3/23/12
    • x oil -field: Will add any loss of life is a tragedy.JMHO
      3/23/12
    • SanDiegoNonSurfer: We have the actual evidence. It's online and you can listen to the tapes yourself. No investigation even.
      3/23/12
    • talbano: surfer- ppl are buyin more guns because Obama has destroyed every other Consitutional right. many are fearful how much farther they will go
      3/23/12
    • Justin M. Hall: Not sure whether this was covered, but gun sales have risen with the deterioration of economic conditions and Obama's Presidency.
      3/23/12
    • x oil -field: I will not google (it) the topic but believe in The Great Nation State Of Texas after dark on your land you can shoot to kill its the law.
      3/23/12
    • x oil -field: after sunset*
      3/23/12
    • Justin M. Hall: With unemployment well above 7% and a weak, unsustainable econ recovery, it's evident to most folks that Obama has failed.
      3/23/12
    • x oil -field: By the way I'm not a Liberal or Conservative I'm a legal* 'gun owner' period.
      3/23/12
    • Justin M. Hall: If he is defeated, maybe the growth observed in gun sales will temper a bit. :-)
      3/23/12
    • talbano: X- I think that applies to most states - You have the right to defend your house. I will not pass judgement on the tradegy that happened-
      3/23/12
    • SlingWing9: This is what is driving sales: http://bit.ly/GJSz49
      3/23/12
    • talbano: As I am not informed enough nor do I have the facts - glad ppl feel qualified to take a side & know enough to determine blame.
      3/23/12
    • Justin M. Hall: It's sad a young unarmed man was shot and killed in Florida. But we need not debate it here. Allow the courts to decide. :-)
      3/23/12
    • SlingWing9: Twisting this however you want is trying to make the situation fit your anti-gun agenda. It's the constitution, if you don't like it, leave
      3/23/12
    • talbano: All anyone know is what is reported and to rely on that is naive. It is a tragedy is all I can say
      3/23/12
    • Justin M. Hall: Everytime something happens in this country, we do not need to run to the fed gov't and beg them for a solution or handout.
      3/23/12
    • x oil -field: People have legal right regardless who is POTUS it's legal period and I support NRA legal right of all'' the freedom to bear arms.
      3/23/12
    • Bonsai Boards: SW9 that's all a lie it's b/c "right after learning homicide is legal in some states"
      3/23/12
    • shaker33: Surfer, that's the brillance of the founder's with State's Rights. If you don't like the laws in a state move.
      3/23/12
    • x oil -field: You are being baited again leave POTUS name off the list.. baiting anyone all good day.
      3/23/12
    • talbano: surfer - u need to find a new lin-murder is legal - How about the agents that got killed because Obama Admin gave guns to drug cartels-nice
      3/23/12
    • 1980XLS-2.0: Too many leftist California Kooks is what's driving up Gun sales. People afraid the whackos will strip them of constitutional rights.
      3/23/12
    • talbano: justin- ur right but liberals think differently - the solution to all is government & handouts - Not what founding fathers planned
      3/23/12
    • mb2: surfer - If someone tries to harm my family or steal my property, I'm going to shoot them. What would you do?
      3/23/12
    • 1980XLS-2.0: Barrack Obama, Gun Salesman. Eric Holder, Mexican Gun Distributor. http://bit.ly/GOjIEB
      3/23/12
    • talbano: surfer- aren't u the one who said to 1980 - have u killed any black kids today? What is that -to make a comment like that says lots about u-
      3/23/12
    • 1980XLS-2.0: If you don't like the constitution, change it with an amendment, rather than violate it.
      3/23/12
    • SanDiegoNonSurfer: I reckon "baiting" means, "pointing out something I don't want to think about". Soon everyone will be standing their ground with everyone.
      3/23/12
    • talbano: Says that interacting w/u is a waste of time. c-ya
      3/23/12
    • Justin M. Hall: This discussion is just not relevant to this particular venue. We are a country of laws. We don't resolve disputes with protests & strikes.
      3/23/12
    • talbano: surfer - ur funny --- Liberals do tend to be violent. Oh yeah everyone al ready has one - You are omnisicent.
      3/23/12
    • Justin M. Hall: The police are paid to investigate potential crimes. Prosecutors are paid to prosecute criminals. Lets allow the time to do their jobs.
      3/23/12
    • SanDiegoNonSurfer: Justin -- local police already said they can't do anything. Feds will step in with a civil rights investigation but that won't always apply.
      3/23/12
    • shaker33: Surfer you need some help. I like mb2 believe you should have the right to defend yourself. Only a homicidal maniac would stalk and murder
      3/23/12
    • mb2: x oil - I haven't baited & haven't mentioned potus. If surfer's original comment hadn't been pulled by SA, you'd understand the fight.
      3/23/12
    • 1980XLS-2.0: If you're so concerned with the rights of criminals & Thugs, Go to Law school & become a defense attorney, rather that post here.
      3/23/12
    • SanDiegoNonSurfer: shaker33 -- In FL you only have to say it was self defense. Even if it was stalk and kill. You do support that, yes? State's Rights and all.
      3/23/12
    • shaker33: Surfer do you live in FL?
      3/23/12
    • SanDiegoNonSurfer: Read the FL law. You can also stand someone ELSE's ground. Stalk and kill is legal.
      3/23/12
    • talbano: GUys when will u realize she knows all FL is a stalk & kill state.That is why so many retirees go there -it was the first law Jeb signed lol
      3/23/12
    • mb2: surfer - Life is hard. It's harder if you're stupid.
      3/23/12
    • x oil -field: If that's the cast I stand corrected using word baiting believe that in the great nation of America POTUS shouldn't be used here it's silly.
      3/23/12
    • x oil -field: POTUS shoud not be used here in this topic it's silly*JMHO
      3/23/12
    • SanDiegoNonSurfer: mb2 - see if FL changes that law, then we'll know if I'm right. SC-OLD is already questioning theirs: http://bit.ly/GKtkNu
      3/23/12
    • x oil -field: Please understand only a question we where not there could man have had a gun knife was he looking in windows had he been seen before.
      3/23/12
    • x oil -field: I follow many here unofficially so tag this tread yesterday did not read all posts.
      3/23/12
    • Justin M. Hall: One problem I have: You're purposely misrepresenting the FL criminal code and the interpretation of the specific law is grossly inaccurate.
      3/23/12
    • Justin M. Hall: Let the lawyers battle it out. This issue is not relevant for this particular venue.
      3/23/12
    • x oil -field: Again we where not there 'stalking' heavy wording its out of place we don't know what happen I do feel topic intense emotion understandable.
      3/23/12
    • x oil -field: ..again he's correct on the topic at this point ..SDNS are you reading all the posts? out
      3/23/12
    • x oil -field: Let the sworn jury decide in a court of law.
      3/23/12
    • SanDiegoNonSurfer: x oil field -- no jury because no arrest. It's not illegal in Florida.
      3/23/12
    • SanDiegoNonSurfer: I use stalk because it's accurate and vivd. Makes the point that there are unintended consequences to these laws.
      3/23/12
    • SanDiegoNonSurfer: Justin -- lawyers have already battled out similar cases. This one made the news because it was a child but it's not the first one.
      3/23/12
    • x oil -field: I follow evereyone in this tread it was interesting topic to say the least'' and hope at this point the good Dr.Kris would close it.good day
      3/23/12
    • x oil -field: FULL STOP*
      3/23/12
    • Dr. Kris: I don't have the power to stop a thread, alas. Apparently, this is a hot button topic. 92 comments! (Note to self: Write more gun posts.)
      3/23/12
    • x oil -field: My last post on topic Dr.Kris you do have a sense of humor I was thinking will never tag another gun post:)Note to X
      3/23/12
    • SlingWing9: Well Dr. Kris, you sure picked a left-leaning website to post on. Anything to do with freedom, justice, or the American way is modded off.
      3/23/12
    • Dr. Kris: Sting: I post the best of what's happening in the market. Left/right is left to the politicos. But I do love your Superman analogy!
      3/25/12