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  •  I hope I'm not reading correctly where the author (1+ / 0-)
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    WakeUpNeo

    seems to indicate that current procedures do not have even a standard "Under Penalty of Perjury" signing requirement.

    I wonder how in the hell the NRA ever pulled that one off.

    There can be no protection locally if we're content to ignore the fact that there are no controls globally.

    by oldpotsmuggler on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 02:24:34 PM PDT

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    •  You are NOT reading correctly. (3+ / 0-)
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      andalusi, notrouble, noway2

      Get off thine ass and type "form 4473" into thy magical interwebz machine, and place thine eyes upon the images that shalt appear forthwith upon thy viewing screen.

      Yea, verily shall thee see that thee hast spit forth words of foolishness, for they that make their signature upon the form 4473 doth swear that they hath told the truth under pain of naming thyself a felon.

      In fact, I'll save you the trouble. Feast thine eyes upon the top of page two, which is the back side of page one.

      And page two:

      •  So what scam are you trying to pull? My screen (0+ / 0-)

        shows a partial shot of two pages of a six page form. And even the portions displayed exhibit clear undue influence on the part of NRA (or NRA type) forces in obscuring the "information" that is supposedly being "disclosed". But nothing is actually clear.

        Oh, right, you didn't do any of this on purpose!

        There can be no protection locally if we're content to ignore the fact that there are no controls globally.

        by oldpotsmuggler on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 08:21:20 PM PDT

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