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  •  which means of course those who can afford other (3+ / 0-)
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    weapons will win, forever.

    The hell with that.

    LBJ, Van Cliburn, Ike, Wendy Davis, Lady Bird, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Molly Ivins, Sully Sullenburger, Drew Brees: Texas is NO Bush League!

    by BlackSheep1 on Thu Oct 03, 2013 at 11:57:02 AM PDT

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    •  You can build your own slingshot (0+ / 0-)

      Obama: self-described Republican; backed up by right-wing policies

      by The Dead Man on Thu Oct 03, 2013 at 12:14:22 PM PDT

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      •  The Romans had (1+ / 0-)
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        a repeating catapult. Bolts dropped through a slot in a hopper. (They also had sniper catapults: very accurate, but shorter range than regular catapults.)

        (Is it time for the pitchforks and torches yet?)

        by PJEvans on Thu Oct 03, 2013 at 12:23:25 PM PDT

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        •  I can build a crossbow that uses (0+ / 0-)

          leaf springs and aircraft cable. Can't reload as fast as a slingshot,
          but can reach out farther and touch the target harder.

          LBJ, Van Cliburn, Ike, Wendy Davis, Lady Bird, Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, Molly Ivins, Sully Sullenburger, Drew Brees: Texas is NO Bush League!

          by BlackSheep1 on Thu Oct 03, 2013 at 02:17:34 PM PDT

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