Small plane flown into building - Austin TX

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by armedandsafe, Feb 18, 2010.

  1. armedandsafe

    armedandsafe Guest

    Early reports stated that the man set fire to his house before going to the airport to get the plane.

  2. Silencer

    Silencer Well-Known Member

    I just woke up an hour ago. I had a night mare about small Cessna planes crashing to the ground (I live near Upland Airport). How eerie.

    Whatever happened to getting rid of the IRS? Why did that political topic stop? It's still a great idea.

  3. wpage

    wpage Active Member

    Aug 25, 2009
    This must be why the IRS was buying those .50 cals
  4. hogger129

    hogger129 Well-Known Member

    Nov 29, 2009
    I agree. Up until 1913 it was unconstitutional anyway. I feel tariffs are a better system.
  5. hogger129

    hogger129 Well-Known Member

    Nov 29, 2009
    I actually read somewhere that .50 BMG rifles aren't even effective against stuff like that. It said .50 BMG is for penetration. You'd have an easier time using a .308 on a target like that.
  6. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    I thot they were buying 20mm vulcans.

    The nutcase set fire to his house with his wife and daughter trapped inside, then left a suicide note and flew a small aircraft into the IRS building. Now, all of the waste water treatment plants all across texas are on lockdown, and tomorrow will have us on restricted escorted use. I never thought some whackjob crashing his airplane into the IRS HQ would have effected the sewer business. but here you have it:mad: Im gonna be out all day tomorrow...
  7. muddober

    muddober Active Member

    Sep 19, 2008
    Carson City Nevada
    What a silly idea you have hogger. Think about it, then there would no Wal-Mart and ma and pa stores would flourish and be everywhere, There would be more jobs because we would still have an industrial base. Politicians could not be bought by offshore special interest to keep tariffs low or non existent because they would have to use those tariffs and import duties to run their wasteful programs instead of using the IRS like they do now to steal from us citizens with the threat of jail if we don't comply. Where did you come up with such a silly notion hogger?:rolleyes: Hmm, perhaps you have been reading the US Constitution.

  8. Big ugly

    Big ugly New Member

    Feb 27, 2009
    Knoxville Tennessee
    Unfortunately the FRB and the IRS will not give up their power especially for the good of the people, economy, or country. We are too far gone now. Great idea, it would make life a whole lot simpler but it wont happen though.
  9. vytoland

    vytoland New Member

    Oct 14, 2008
    just another untethered nut who had a bad day. if you want to take yourself it. but DO NOT take anyone or anything else with you. HINT: it aint necessary and they dont want to go. duh.
  10. hogger129

    hogger129 Well-Known Member

    Nov 29, 2009
    I assume you're being sarcastic, but I read a book about the libertarian party and this was one of the "changes" they wanted to see in America. I researched it and it actually isn't a bad idea to get rid of the IRS and have tariffs instead.

    Then again, how could one have faith in the libertarians if they can't have faith in the democrats or republicans? What says that ANY party won't just tell you what you want to hear and then change their mind once they gain power? I guess it's worth a try.

    People saying that voting for a third party only divides the republican vote is exactly why the libertarians can't win and why the American people keep getting screwed. I personally think that if Ron Paul had won in 2008, we would be living in a very different, and much more well off USA than we currently live in.

    I would consider myself a conservative, so I would NEVER vote democrat so long as I live. But GWB sort of gave me a bad impression of the republican party. The USA Patriot Act is unconstitutional as it gets. I mean anyone who wouldn't call it a breech of the fourth amendment probably has an IQ of 5.

    What I want is someone who will do what the Constitution says to do, not what whoever is running the country feels is best for us. I am a man and I know what's best for me. They forget that the Constitution is not a limit on peoples' powers, it's a limit on the powers of the government.

    Why do people just say they won't vote for a third party and that they'd rather just vote republican and get more of the same "battered voter" syndrome? The libertarians ARE conservatives. Maybe even more conservative than the republicans. The reason they never win is because nobody gives them a chance.

    I would just like to ask WHY people just vote republican and not for a third party like the libertarians? The democrats and republicans are almost the same crap in a different package. The libertarians are hardcore 2A supporters too.
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