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    Yes, it is always good strategy to first try...

    Yes, it is always good strategy to first try diplomacy because once to become the a hole....there’s no turning back. Regarding comfort......my philosophy is “he needs to understand this is making...
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    One Of the FAA requirements I read said they have...

    One Of the FAA requirements I read said they have to be in view of the drone while flying it.
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    The FAA regulates drones. The most applicable to...

    The FAA regulates drones. The most applicable to this scenario being that he drone cannot be operated near people or structures due to the risk of injuring people or damaging structures. There are...
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    There are incidents that happen while working...

    There are incidents that happen while working that don’t cause you a stack of paperwork and aggravation. But not many. You are working the 3-11 shift and you are the only criminal investigator on...
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    An air rifle drone downing would get the point...

    An air rifle drone downing would get the point across about private air space. Of course, providing the owner had the balls to tag it with identifiers .....returning it in pieces would be even more...
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    Beans are so cheap to purchase. I had a victory...

    Beans are so cheap to purchase. I had a victory garden that was approximately 1/4 acre. It was a lot of work to till, plant, tend, weed, harvest, prepare and store the food. The best Lima’s I ever...
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    An interesting problem which could be brought to...

    An interesting problem which could be brought to a head by someone simply dropping it out of the sky and returning it in pieces to its owner. But in my neighborhood the HOA board would be on this...
  8. Your level of experience and training is exactly...

    Your level of experience and training is exactly what a school needs to confront a mass shooter. I have doubts about the ability of most school teachers to meet those qualifications. Anything less...
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    Sooooooo.......what was the item?

    Sooooooo.......what was the item?
  10. May I upset you further. Most school districts...

    May I upset you further. Most school districts will not divulge to other teachers who is carrying concealed. Yes, as a teacher you will not know which other teacher is carrying. Oh you may have an...
  11. It was nice enough outside to walk. My wife...

    It was nice enough outside to walk. My wife loves to walk and just unload the days events. I am a good listener, usually. Her emotional support classroom has thirteen elementary school age kids. ...
  12. CathyA, I don’t think the majority of scenarios...

    CathyA, I don’t think the majority of scenarios has the teacher headed for a gun locker. No, the fact is, the teacher will have the gun on their person, in a shoulder holster, in an outside the belt...
  13. I make no bones about it. I am personally...

    I make no bones about it. I am personally dismayed that the President would make arming teachers a cornerstone of his solution to this problem. Furthermore, I think he has received poor counsel...
  14. Or....An instructor at Idaho State University...

    Or....An instructor at Idaho State University unintentionally shot herself in a chemistry classroom.

    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/idaho-state-university-teacher-accidentally-shoots-self-in-class/
  15. Here’s another: a teacher who also was an active...

    Here’s another: a teacher who also was an active police officer and a combat veteran was carrying concealed in his school when somehow he had an “accidental” discharge while “cleaning” his firearm. ...
  16. Here’s one Alan.....School teacher in Utah...

    Here’s one Alan.....School teacher in Utah negligent discharge of firearm in bathroom. Shot the toilet, got arrested and fired.

    http://archive.sltrib.com/article.php?id=1787604&itype=CMSID
  17. An excellent question. One which we can both...

    An excellent question. One which we can both research. But I will hazard to guess that if there hasn’t been....it is only a matter of time. The length or brevity of that period will be directly...
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    We do the same thing to other countries.....but I...

    We do the same thing to other countries.....but I hope we are better at it than the Russians. Judging from the discord and turmoil we’ve caused in the past.....yeah we are pottery good at it.
  19. Strictly speaking Alan, how is the terms of being...

    Strictly speaking Alan, how is the terms of being a teacher not being armed any different than the terms of a football player not being permitted to protest during the anthem? Both are having their...
  20. Alan, that’s the kind of snarky attitude that...

    Alan, that’s the kind of snarky attitude that puts people off and deadens any kind of logical debate. I suspect that you have imagined yourself as a teacher, armed and ready to step up to the plate....
  21. If we are going to intentionally place guns...

    If we are going to intentionally place guns within the school with a few select trained persons...I want them to be concerned about security, safety, vigilance, and I don’t want their guns kept under...
  22. So President Trump has apparently endorsed arming...

    So President Trump has apparently endorsed arming teachers as a major component to solving the mass shooting incidents. While I won’t condemn it as the worst response to the problem, I’ll hold to my...
  23. Im quite comfortable arguing that the “well...

    Im quite comfortable arguing that the “well regulated militia” actually refers to the citizenship and not the police (modern day policing did not exist until the turn of the 20th century) nor the...
  24. Alan you either have a higher level of tolerance...

    Alan you either have a higher level of tolerance for unintended consequences than I do or more confidence in the average concealed carry permitee. Given that obtaining a concealed carry permit is...
  25. Id like to get Alan to comeback and respond to...

    Id like to get Alan to comeback and respond to his idea of arming school teachers. We can agree mass shootings are rare compared to the school days logged without incident. The CDC reports that...
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