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  •  Yes they called me a" bigot" as if guns were (1+ / 0-)
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    people and/or gun owners were a threatened minority group.

    ❧To thine ownself be true

    by Agathena on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 12:01:47 AM PST

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    •  It is really quite clever (1+ / 0-)
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      Much like the way theocrats try to pretend that christians are under attack, it helps enforce the authoritarian in-clique feel of the true believer.
      Here is a truly excellent example, concise and inflammatory:

      Ah. (5+ / 0-)
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      Gun slut shaming.
      by kestrel9000 on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 10:46:30 AM PST

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      He tries to link popular wingnut hate speech against women/rape victims with criticism of  responsible, but not quite responsible enough gun owners. It is a clever way of adopting a mantle of oppression for a self-selecting group with disproportional social influence.
    •  Why don't you link the thread? (2+ / 0-)
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      Let us see this.

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