• mipadaitu@lemmy.world
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    1 month ago

    Dude probably has no idea how to properly handle a gun, AND he has a permanent secret service detail.

    This has zero impact on his life, other than politically.

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      1 month ago

      Not permanent. He will lose his security at some point. Obama changed the direction of how long people keep secret service details.

      Personally, I think they should keep them for life. Yes it is a tax payer expense but for their service, I think it is a good expense.

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          So which one is it? Do you now think they shouldn’t be lifetime or do you agree with Obama? I think I was very clear on the topic. Which part did you find confusing?

          Here is what I said

          Personally, I think they should keep them for life. Yes it is a tax payer expense but for their service, I think it is a good expense.

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        1 month ago

        Are you saying that you reckon an ex-president, who commits any crime (before, during or after serving) should still be protected by the SS?

        Including convictions for murder? Extortion? Rape? Child rape?

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          The protection comes because of the risk of the title. So yes, until they die.

          If the SS has to protect Trump in prison so be it.

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            Jokes aside about the SA, sorry SS, protecting one privileged group of individuals…

            At what point should an ex-president lose SS? Is it forever just because they held power? What happens if they start to suffer dementia and start blurting out secrets?

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              It’s just my opinion but forever. They are at more of risk because of their previous job. As such spending money to protect them isn’t a crazy idea to me.

              Obama had Bin Laden killed. I wouldn’t be surprised if some terrorist group wants to kill him in return.

  • ImplyingImplications@lemmy.ca
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    1 month ago

    Here’s what the same gun group said about Hunter Biden using a 2A argument in his case. The judge denied the argument.

    that’s right, that Hunter Biden, who, despite his father’s long standing and well known disdain for the second amendment, is now turning to the exercise of his rights to shield him from prosecution. “Rules for thee but not for me” eh Hunter?

  • Bongo_Stryker@lemmy.ca
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    1 month ago

    Now this don’t make a damn lick of sense. If we need guns to protect ourselves from gubmint tyranny, and y’all plan to put that feller back in the gubment, then what the hell does he need a gun for?

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    1 month ago

    This sounds like undigested talking points being regurgitated in a warm mental vomit stew, with lots of little chunks of everything in there.