Political Assassinations

Discussion in 'Politics' started by ptbrauch, Sep 10, 2019.

  1. ptbrauch

    ptbrauch 12 pointer

    Nov 10, 2004
    The OC
    A few weeks ago, I was watching a show about Woodstock and they mentioned the RFK assassination. I couldn't remember any actual assassinations in my lifetime. I remember the attempts on Scalise and Giffords. However, in thinking about it, had those attempts been successful, I don't think much would've changed--neither one was well known or very influential.

    That got me thinking.... who would be someone, if they were assassinated, would cause the most change in this country? And what kind of change do you think it will be? Do you think there's anyone who could change the tone of discourse in this country and bring back political civility?

    edited to add: I don't guess it has to be necessarily be an assassination. It could simply be death. But assassination does add a certain angle to it.
  2. 120+

    120+ 12 pointer

    I don't know if I would even type that word on the Internet these days. It may block you from buying ammo.
  3. Good start today firing the Warhawk Bolton.
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  4. EC

    EC 12 pointer

    Jul 13, 2003
    Louisville, KY.
    One name that has occurred in your lifetime? Epstein.
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  5. ptbrauch

    ptbrauch 12 pointer

    Nov 10, 2004
    The OC
  6. reivertom

    reivertom 12 pointer

    Dec 17, 2007
    Greenup Co.
    Showing my age....I remember the JFK assassination. I was in the 2nd grade, and they let school out early and we went home and watched the coverage on our old black and white TV. Even at that age I could see the significance of the event.
  7. Wildcat

    Wildcat 12 pointer

    Jan 7, 2002
    Ledbetter, Ky.

    Same here. Watched the whole thing. Ever saw the Oswald shooting live on TV, I was the only one in the living room with the TV when it happened and when they started showing replays everybody was in the room with me.
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  8. JR in KY

    JR in KY 12 pointer

    Jan 25, 2006
    The Occupied South
    The Leftists are Slobbering at the mouth like Mad Dogs, hoping someone will assassinate President Trump.
    They've been talking it up in hopes it happens,.
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  9. Carl

    Carl 12 pointer

    Dec 1, 2003
    Western Kentucky
    I saw them both and remember it well.
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  10. Carl

    Carl 12 pointer

    Dec 1, 2003
    Western Kentucky
    If that were to happen, I think "Hell Will Be Coming to Breakfast" Democrats had better find a rock to hide under.
  11. 00noturkey

    00noturkey 10 pointer

    Oct 31, 2011
    high grove, ky
    i were in the 3rd. grade, when it was announced on PBS, Spanish class. hollowood, has been promoting this, as well as some dem's in congress, promoting violence.. aint no telling who played the strings, that led to JFK, MLK, an Robert, being offed. doubt the truth will ever be known. cathy, under the water.. must have been some party..
    still going on, though..
    that, i cant understand.. ..

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