purchases occur when a legal gun buyer purchases a firearm with the intent of passing it illegally to someone who is prohibited from buying or owning a gun; the penalty for acting as a straw man is up to 10 years in prison.
This is half a straw-man
argument, as no one has - nor does he cite someone who supposedly has - referred to the Bush administration as Nazis.
He is particularly harsh in his treatment of encryption advocates such as the "cypherpunks," stooping frequently to name calling and straw-man
Then he pulls us through the manic narrative of a year-and-a-half-long, shoestring national campaign, thick with asides about this or that local polluting power plant and morality tales about sellout, straw-man
I would rather if they shoot down my alternative, (that they) shoot it down on the merits of the alternative itself and not on a straw-man
proposal,'' Parks said.
Instead of locating the Playa Vista project on the Slauson Corridor, where the residents sorely need the intern programs, living wage jobs and influx of cash the council could insist on, they instead want to hand Playa Capital (the straw-man
for Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter) funding authorization for $426 million in tax-free bonds.