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Get your butt to Boston - GOAL Super Alert - Wed 28th!!!!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Rockrivr1, Aug 22, 2019.

  1. Rockrivr1

    Rockrivr1 NES Member

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    Well crap......

     

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    Of course they hold this during a time when us peons are WORKING to provide free shit to the communist voters.
     
  3. Queen Bee

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    Of course it would be as i am working....
     
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  4. DarthRevan

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    Use your PTO or ask your boss to let you flex time over the week to make up for it.
     
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  5. Queen Bee

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    I am a per diem employee at an operating room. They are not going to say to the patient sorry.. just schedule tomorrow..

    A call out on a day i scheduled myself on the self scheduling... would be saying F u hospital..

    Sorry but i can not make it
     
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    What do they mean when they say "show support"? I've never been to one of these, also it would be wise to e-mail your state reps.
     
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    Yeah, new job and I'm already soaking up time this weekend to go to a wedding, that ain't gonna fly. How else can we show support?
     
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    And the list of excuses begins.........

    Nobody is irreplaceable at their job.......NOBODY.
     
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    Wow, intentionally scheduled last minute, right before Labor Day weekend, to sneak under the radar. I hate our legislature. What a pack of weasels.
     
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    Exactly, they can find some other shmuck to do what I do.
     
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    I’ll be there. Any folks from Pink Pistols planning on attending? I’ll hold a sign.

    Update: I got the word out on the Pink Pistols Facebook group.
     
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    So... bus load of professional protesting grandmothers in matching t-shirts brought in from CT again? *flashes back to 2014 hearings*

    Oh.... and that MSP interstate anti-arms trafficking unit still hasn't been funded 5 years later.
     
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    Do you think the matching t shirts matters? I’d contribute towards buying a bunch of matching GOAL shirts if people thought the visual would help.
     
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    yeah. I'll plan on a lidocaine shot in my knee and gobble down some narcotics and make a valiant attempt to get in. the old guard has to go....the guys we busted butts for many years ago so they wouldn't lose all their guns rights "have to work." when us old guys die off you worker bees will be screwed.
     
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    I’ll be there.
     
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    This is some massively f***ed up shit tbh. Are they legitimately considering any of this, or is this the usual Linskey-esq bullshit that gets introduced every term and tossed out just as quickly?
     
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    Just starting at a new job on Mon the 26th.
    Definitely can't make this one....
     
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    There wouldn't be a hearing scheduled on a date before a holiday, which has already had the hearing time changed following GOAL's initial announcement, right at the end of the legislative session, if some a**h***s had not already been slipped some $$$$ to engage in some fookery against the 2A. The state is definitely playing games.
     
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    Never been to the State House but will be attending this on Wednesday. Can anyone give me directions on where to get in once there?
     
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    Nothing says "we're serious!' like a bunch of nanas in orange shirts

    I usually walk in from the blue line at government center.
     
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    F********ck. Now that I work from home I could totally attend. 2 months without a work trip and the one day I will be in another city this happens.
     
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    Gonna be there. Definitely pissed about this one week away scheduling bull crap and all the nonsense bills.
     
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    I'm free but my trucks in the shop. Anyone from the Gardner area that could give me a lift?
     
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    They're gonna rape us harder than NY did with the SAFE act. It's bullshit that shows the illegitimacy of the government.
     
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    If anyone needs me to hold anything at my new home in the Midwest until you sort out a better option (ie move out of state), i’ll be making the last load to move out permanently some time in the beginning of November I think if everything goes as planned.

    Are these kinds of things usually ‘effective now’ or just ‘from yadayada date moving forward...’

    If it’s effective immediately, there may be an emergency trip on the last legal day to get all my Preban (paid 5 times what they’re actually worth) shit out...i’ll be damned if someone is going to attempt to steal my overpriced rifles from me :D
     
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    And they’re literally just showing us the exact reason we need to keep them.

    Birthplace of the American Revolution MY ASS.
     
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    Can you help us with maura at work. A frontal lobotomy perhaps.
     
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    Ahhh Shit! I've been doing this crap for 30 years, in this damn state. Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in. They'll probably try to start charging me rent this time.
     
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    What matters is a show of numbers. Pesky job thing.

    If you think anything other than "show of numbers" counts, note that:
    1. Important people will be allowed to go first. This means anyone representing an anti-gun group; anyone with an MD; anyone who is the sort who could get an unrestricted LTC in Brookline just by telling the licensing officer who they are or what position they hold; etc. Plus Jim Wallace on our side.
    2. Most of the recognized important people will be against us. That's a it part of why they are recognized as important.
    3. Once the importants speak, many/most of the legislators will leave the room and those who drew short straws or lack seniority will stay and pretend to listen to your concerns. No minds will be changed and no agendas shifted. Chances are they will be annoyed you are wasting their time because they have no interest in the hearing other than seeing it end.
    And no, this is not a position statement from me but just an observation as to how these things really work.
     
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