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Screaming Democrats?

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Aren't we all, Nov 8, 2008.

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  1. Aren't we all

    Aren't we all New Member

    May 9, 2008
    Geneva,New York
    Hi all, my parents have strange political beliefs, My father is a Screaming

    democrat, who has gone so far as to want to take down the flag, and deny his

    12 years of Naval service. My mother,however is a libertarian. This is a very

    conflicting issue in my house. Is this political climate causing such political

    conditions in your households?
    P.s both my parents are rabid gun people, never fear.

  2. Just Jim

    Just Jim Participating Member

    Mar 27, 2006

    You are seeing it happen at home and the rest of the USA. Hope you grow up to keep your gun rights.:what:

  3. cobra2411

    cobra2411 New Member

    Oct 19, 2008
    I kinda float around within the political parties... I'll vote democrat, republican, libertarian, etc... I mostly associate with libertarian though.

    My family is divided on the democrat / republican line and yes it creates some problems... I avoid them because most times they don't look at the issues, Hitler could be a democrat and they'd vote for him because he's a democrat...

    My mother asked if I was going to vote for Obama and I said no... Her response? "Oh, so now you're a racist?"

    No, I believe he's going to tax the hell out of me and assault the 2nd amendment....

    So I've become even more the black sheep. I'm the only one that openly talks about guns even though half my family owns them... I'm the only one that reloads...

    Ah... I could go on, but I think you get the point... :)
  4. BrianB

    BrianB Member

    Apr 13, 2007
    Everybody agrees with me...

    ...cuz I own the guns! :D

    Seriously, my immediate family is thankfully on the same page. (It was part of the courtship process to screen the family!) issues are regular topics of conversation, and we always try to state WHY we believe "x". There are a few extended family members that lean the other way, but in-depth discussion reveals that they really haven't thought all of the issue through.

    I've only met a few liberals that made excellent, thoughtful arguments for how they arrived at their decisions. I'll respect that kind of voter, even if I disagree. What yanks my chain is when somebody votes without doing the required soul searching and homework.
  5. RP88

    RP88 Senior Member

    Jan 1, 2008
    I came to start disliking the democrats in my senior year of high school, after learning about the things Bill Clinton did, and what government control vs. private control ended up as. I started to hate them more when I started shooting about 18 months ago. I would only vote republican and libertarian. Even if a pro-gun democrat ever came along, I'd be inclined not to vote for him.

    My parents just vote. They don't really see much of the issues; they just see what is the most important issue (ex: the economy, war, etc.), or who seems more capable of intelligent thinking, and vote.

    As for guns, that is not an issue in my house because I don't even tell my parents how many or what type of guns I have. They don't really care for them, but don't care about them enough to get mad at me for bringing them into the house.
  6. Sepia

    Sepia New Member

    Nov 3, 2008
    Tampa FL
    I tend to be the black sheep in my family. Everyone tends to vote republican... I vote conservative :neener: It took a lot of soul searching on my part to vote for McCain, because I do not think he is a conservative, just a watered down liberal. My family tends to be familiar on the issues and knows why they believe what they believe, but they tend to vote republican blindly because they believe that all republicans think the way they do. :cuss::banghead:
  7. Larry Ashcraft

    Larry Ashcraft Moderator Staff Member

    Dec 24, 2002
    Home of Heroes, Pueblo, CO, USA
    Off topic.
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