Quotes of the day

posted at 9:01 pm on December 26, 2012 by Allahpundit

Fifty-eight percent of Americans now say they favor stricter gun laws, up from 43% in October 2011. And the American public, which favored enforcing existing gun laws over passing new ones by a 60%-35% in 2011, now is split on the issue, with 46% favoring enforcing current laws and 47% favoring passing new ones.

In terms of specific laws, however, the ban on assault weapons, which are a favorite target of gun control advocates — including Obama — hasn’t gained any significant support, according to the poll. Forty-four percent support such a move and 51% are against it. In October 2011, 43% supported an assault weapons ban and 51% said they were against it.

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When Twenty Minutes Is Forever. According to the CNN timeline for the Sandy Hook tragedy, “Police and other first responders arrived on scene about 20 minutes after the first calls.” Twenty minutes. Five minutes is forever when violence is underway, but 20 minutes — a third of an hour — means that the “first responders” aren’t likely to do much more than clean up the mess.

This has led to calls — in Texas, Tennessee, Virginia, St. Louis — for armed officers or staff at schools. Some object. But we have people with guns protecting airports, hospitals and politicians. And leading anti-gun crusaders like New York’s billionaire Mayor Mike Bloomberg and press lord Rupert Murdoch are protected by armed security teams that could probably topple some third-world governments. Why are our children less worthy of protection?

Then there are our homes. If police took twenty minutes to respond at a school, how likely are they to get to your house in time? For those of us without “security teams,” the answer isn’t reassuring.

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E. Fuller Torrey and Doris A. Fuller recently explained on these pages how the dismantling of public psychiatric hospitals that began in the late 1960s was a social catastrophe. Thousands of unstable people were released into a world with few medical or cultural guardrails, and there are even fewer restraints today…

After every gun trauma, people call for a “conversation” about how to manage these disorders of the mind, but like the gun “conversation” that liberals want to have, it never advances. A Hartford judge named Robert K. Killian Jr. has been arguing for a bill in the Connecticut legislature that would give the state the authority to forcibly medicate and stabilize people with severe mental disabilities like schizophrenia for up to 120 days. Judge Killian is working from his own experience with repeat offenders, but Democrats keep killing the bill on civil liberties grounds.

A good-faith effort to modernize mental health law also requires the political right to answer some hard questions. The often squalid and brutal mental asylum system of the 1950s isn’t coming back, and it shouldn’t. Can the social service planners who can’t run health care, education or public housing be trusted to identify when erratic, disruptive or alarming behavior tips over into pathological danger? Probably not, but states with so-called assisted outpatient treatment laws have shown results in limiting violence among the mentally ill.

This strikes us as a more promising path to reduce the number of mass shootings than another long and politically frustrating battle over gun control.

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Teach our kids about the acts of heroes in times of crisis. Tell them about Newtown teacher Vicki Soto’s self-sacrifice and bravery. Tell them about Clackamas-mall shopper Nick Meli, a concealed-carry-permit holder whose quick action may have prevented additional deaths. Tell them about Family Research Council security guard Leo Johnson, who protected workers from a crazed gunman. Tell them about the heroic men in the Aurora movie theater who gave their lives taking bullets for their loved ones. Tell them about armed Holocaust Museum security guard Stephen Tyrone Johns, who died fighting back against the museum’s nutball attacker. Tell them about armed private citizen Jeanne Assam, who gunned down the New Life Church attacker in Colorado Springs and saved untold lives.

Train our kids. When they see something troublesome or wrong, they should say something. Students, teachers, and parents: If a young classmate exhibits bizarre or violent behavior toward himself or herself, report it right away. If it gets ignored, say it louder. Don’t give up. Don’t just shrug off the “weirdo” saying or doing dangerous things, and don’t just hope someone else will act…

We still don’t know the medical condition of the Newtown shooter. But we do know that social stigmas are strong. We don’t need government to take immediate, individual action to break those stigmas. There are millions of children, teens, and young adults suffering from very real mental illnesses. Be silent no more about your family’s experiences, your struggles, your pains, and your fears. Speak up.

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Their post-Newtown strategy was always to prevent an effective response from the pro-gun freedom side by both rapid action and by demonization. But the holidays and the kabuki theater that is the fiscal cliff drama meant that legislative action, their Holy Grail, would have to wait. That gave people time to think and the gun freedom side the time to react…

But gun freedom advocates fought back. Using the mainstream media, conservative media and especially social media – we need to understand its huge significance here – gun freedom advocates countered liberals’ bogus “facts.” Media reports about “automatic” weapons were corrected, clownish statements about “high caliber magazines” and “large capacity round” were mocked. The struggle raged over millions of Facebook posts. The average citizen saw gun banners ask “When will America control access to weapons?” and then saw several experts among his or her friends post about the significant hurdles one needs to get over to get a gun. Truth bypassed the mainstream media and became a weapon for the side of fundamental rights.

The banners overplayed their hand, losing credibility with every distortion, evasion and smear. The cries of “Blood is on your hands!” failed to resonate – reasonable Americans just did not blame the actions of a single sociopath on millions of their fellow neighbors.

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Via NRO.

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“The NRA’s absolutist position on gun issues is an impediment to the safety and security of the public,” Moran said in a statement. “This legislation is designed to highlight that schism, offering popular proposals even NRA members support to prevent more gun-related tragedies.”…

Luntz found that:

• 74 percent of NRA members support criminal background checks on all potential gun buyers — as opposed to current law, which requires background checks only on those who buy from licensed gun dealers;

• 79 percent of NRA members back requiring gun retailers to perform background checks on all employees;

• 71 percent of NRA members would bar those on the FBI’s terrorist watch-list from buying and owning guns;

• 64 percent of NRA members support requiring gun owners to report lost or stolen firearms.


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….oh oh!….G U N S …!!!

KOOLAID2 on December 26, 2012 at 9:02 PM

….Diane Feinstein needs a barrel shoved… SOMEWHERE!

KOOLAID2 on December 26, 2012 at 9:04 PM

http://jpfo.org/

davidk on December 26, 2012 at 9:04 PM

….oh yep!….guns are the problem!…yep…yep…(middle finger!)

KOOLAID2 on December 26, 2012 at 9:05 PM

This is about the right time to start drilling the idea into the heads of Americans: PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE DEATH TRAPS. Get rid of them, and let parents, or whatever institutions they are willing to trust with their children, to take care of security.

Archivarix on December 26, 2012 at 9:09 PM

Frank do any of those highly predictive focus groups of his..?

d1carter on December 26, 2012 at 9:11 PM

Merry kwanzaaa dawgs and beeechizz…wadupp
:O

burrata on December 26, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Please, no more gun related Quotes of the Day. This must be the 10th one in a row.

SoulGlo on December 26, 2012 at 9:12 PM

They were asking $1299 for a CMMG AR in .300 AAC at the local tactical shop.

tom daschle concerned on December 26, 2012 at 9:15 PM

So sick of that mummy Fienstien.

jawkneemusic on December 26, 2012 at 9:18 PM

Frank Luntz: The NRA’s not listening to the public

Yeah whatever. Adjust your toupe, take a diet and attach those stupid rheostat things from your focus groups to your nips and let me know how that works out.

arnold ziffel on December 26, 2012 at 9:05 PM

from another thread. Just wanted Frank to know I don’t love him on this thread either.

arnold ziffel on December 26, 2012 at 9:19 PM

Funny how the failed Rino pollster just happens to be reinforcing the Dem talking points.

Ah, Coincidence.

CrazyGene on December 26, 2012 at 9:20 PM

Heh. Check out http://www.drudgereport.com/

davidk on December 26, 2012 at 9:21 PM

I can remember taking a .22lr single shot to school.

For show and tell. I’m only 44.

wolly4321 on December 26, 2012 at 9:21 PM

Can we pass that amendment idea: “Congress shall make no law that applies to the citizens of the United States that does not apply equally to the Senators and Representatives; and, Congress shall make no law that applies to the Senators and Representatives that does not apply equally to the citizens of the United States.”

No guns for the people means no concealed carry and no armed security for Congressional Critters or their families. This is ridiculous. If OWS should have gone after the perks and privileges of the political class. I might have joined ODC.

Fallon on December 26, 2012 at 9:22 PM

tom daschle concerned on December 26, 2012 at 9:15 PM

Dang, for a new cartridge…

That really temps me to unload some pre-ban lowers.

cozmo on December 26, 2012 at 9:23 PM

Luntz’s questions were loaded no doubt. When you ask a person who is ignorant of firearms about ‘assault weapons’ it puts an image of Rambo in their head so naturally they cringe. We let the left get away with manipulating language for far too long. We need to start combating this asap or we’re never going stay one step ahead of them. A friend of mine from Louisiana just informed me shops are starting to call them ‘Modern Firearms’ to dispel the Rambo complex people place with ‘assault rifle’. Seems minimal in impact but its a good start none the less.

jawkneemusic on December 26, 2012 at 9:23 PM

If police took twenty minutes to respond at a school, how likely are they to get to your house in time?

This is somewhat of a non-sequitor. How many 911 calls are there where the killer was a complete stranger involved a home setting?

This is what the anti-Constitutionalists do. They try to equalize atrocities like Sandy Hook with home invaders. I’m sure some Constitution-hating fans of Wikipedia can find examples but, in most of America, our homes will not be broken into by people intending to murder without reason or cause. No first responder is going to get to your house “in time” if the shooter is intent on killing.

For that matter, let’s remember that dad under supervised visits in Nevada who let the kids into the house, locked the door before the social worker could get in, and axed them to death before blowing up the house. The social worker was on the phone seeking help at the time.

Bottom line- You don’t have any time if somebody is in your home and wishes you harm. That is why we have the Second Amendment.

Happy Nomad on December 26, 2012 at 9:25 PM

Magic Eight Ball says… Tilt tilt tilt… oh damn it, sparkplug must have put the batteries in backward again… o_O

SWalker on December 26, 2012 at 9:27 PM

ALLAH: enough with the gun QOTDs…

Khun Joe on December 26, 2012 at 9:28 PM

Fallon on December 26, 2012 at 9:22 PM

We already have that in the Bill of Rights but it hasn’t stopped these tyrants from abusing their power and treating us ‘little people’ as subjects of their massive nanny state. This in particular pisses me off. Who the hell do they think they are to tell us we can’t defend ourselves when they walk around with security armed with fully automatics 24 hours a day. These politicians are not kings and need to be put in their place.

jawkneemusic on December 26, 2012 at 9:29 PM

I saw over at Breitbart that David Gregory will not be hosting his show this Sunday. Hmmmmm…

predator on December 26, 2012 at 9:32 PM

http://jpfo.org/

davidk on December 26, 2012 at 9:04 PM

I joined the JPFO(as well as the NRA and the TSRA) over the weekend.
I’m 5’2 and maybe 120lbs dripping wet. If someone is trying to kick in my front door, I don’t have 20 minutes. I might get 60 seconds.

annoyinglittletwerp on December 26, 2012 at 9:33 PM

As long as the coroner shows up on time. Response times in Tucson suck. The libs keep cutting police & fire for bike routes, choo choo trains and art projects.

wolly4321 on December 26, 2012 at 9:34 PM

I can remember taking a .44 to school for show and tell, and I’m only 22.

Bishop on December 26, 2012 at 9:34 PM

I can remember taking a .45-70 to school for show and tell and I’m between 45 and 70.

tom daschle concerned on December 26, 2012 at 9:37 PM

I can remember taking a .44 to school for show and tell, and I’m only 22.

Bishop on December 26, 2012 at 9:34 PM

Ha!
I brought an Israeli Bayonet to school once. That should count a teenie bit.

annoyinglittletwerp on December 26, 2012 at 9:37 PM

predator on December 26, 2012 at 9:32 PM

thay say its a vacation thats been previously planned and he’ll be back on the air january 6.

the little crapweasels kids are protected by one. screw the rest of us. roland martin makes gay jokes. the left can do what they please on the air. it just adds to their ratings.

i’m not watching that crap. no way. not till one of ours gets in their face and spells out what the 2nd amendment really means.

but who will that be?

renalin on December 26, 2012 at 9:39 PM

Ha!
I brought an Israeli Bayonet to school once. That should count a teenie bit.

annoyinglittletwerp on December 26, 2012 at 9:37 PM

According to Obama..

You have dated yourself as bayonets are so 19th century..:)

Electrongod on December 26, 2012 at 9:40 PM

Bish-lol!

wolly4321 on December 26, 2012 at 9:40 PM

Also quite sick of these people in the media trying to rule by polls. Who gives a crap if 51% (which isn’t even a true number)of Americans hate guns. We are a Constitutional Republic and not a Democracy for a reason. The Founders feared mob rule just as much as tyranny. If gun grabbers want to ban guns, they need to amend the Constitution. Until then, they need to shut the hell up.

jawkneemusic on December 26, 2012 at 9:43 PM

renalin on December 26, 2012 at 9:39 PM

Yeah, I saw that, but I don’t buy it. They want to make the story go away and his absence will help it lose steam and attention from the public eye. They are also refusing comment on the investigation.

predator on December 26, 2012 at 9:46 PM

I brought Rahm Emanuel to school once, and he was wearing a tutu.

predator on December 26, 2012 at 9:47 PM

I recall when America was not AmeriKa and when she left the impression that way many more smart people lived there.

It might all have been an illusion.

In the meanwhile, the land is lost.

Starve the Looters.

Idiots rule.

Schadenfreude on December 26, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Re:”Demand a Plan!” celebrity PSA:

“Our efforts cannot bring back the 20 innocent children murdered in Newtown, CT — or the 34 people murdered with guns every day in America. But we can prevent future tragedies by passing common sense legislation that…

 
Say, care to look at some of the participating celebrities?

Jamie Foxx

http://www.imfdb.org/images/c/cd/Vice_27-1-.jpg

Gwyneth Paltrow

http://www.imfdb.org/images/thumb/3/3a/Gwyneth_Paltrow-W-PPK.jpg/500px-Gwyneth_Paltrow-W-PPK.jpg

Jenifer Anniston

http://cdn.imnotobsessed.com/wp-content/uploads/80904J7_ANISTON_J_B_GR_04.jpg

Jessica Alba

http://www.goodwp.com/large/201209/23866.jpg

Beyonce

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_8FJ3rtf5ffY/Swa6EAI0yYI/AAAAAAAAAYg/csHoYMMdjRU/s640/beyonce+video+phone+latex+and+toy+guns.jpg

Selena Gomez

http://wac.450f.edgecastcdn.net/80450F/popcrush.com/files/2012/05/SelenaGomezShooting2.jpg

Jon Hamm

http://www.busybeeblogger.com/wp-content/uploads/jon-hamm-the-town-5.jpg

 
Hilarious. Need I go on?

rogerb on December 26, 2012 at 9:48 PM

I do remember bringing a compound bow to high school for archery in gym class, strolled right down the halls with an uncased bow and quiver stuffed with broadheads. A few passing teachers remarked in alarm: “Hey, that’s a nice bow! Do you hunt?”

Bishop on December 26, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Please, no more gun related Quotes of the Day. This must be the 10th one in a row.

SoulGlo on December 26, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Ladies & Gentlemen, Idiot America is bored already.

rayra on December 26, 2012 at 9:48 PM

As per usual the extremes of both sides are fueling the debate. I don’t hear anyone seriously proposing the complete ban of firearm ownership and to think that guns will not or should not be somewhat regulated is just not realistic either. We need to start arguing for the broader principles of the constitution and if we do that well, the second amendment will take care of itself.

mike_NC9 on December 26, 2012 at 9:49 PM

UPDATE: TMZ is reporting that NBC got an official indulgence to break DC law.

Socratease on December 26, 2012 at 9:49 PM

I brought Rahm Emanuel to school once, and he was wearing a tutu.

predator on December 26, 2012 at 9:47 PM

and I took Rosie O’donnel…

she was wearing a twelvetwelve.

Tim_CA on December 26, 2012 at 9:50 PM

I brought Rahm Emanuel to school once, and he was wearing a tutu.

predator on December 26, 2012 at 9:47 PM

Was it pink?

annoyinglittletwerp on December 26, 2012 at 9:51 PM

I was in Junior High when the first Star Wars came out in ’77.
There were laser guns and light sabers everywhere..

And no one called the police or feared for their lives..

Try that today……

Electrongod on December 26, 2012 at 9:51 PM

I can remember taking a .22lr single shot to school.

For show and tell. I’m only 44.

wolly4321 on December 26, 2012 at 9:21 PM

Once, I lied and told the class I had brought a fragment of a meteorite to school, but it was really just a rock. My teacher labeled it and put it in a display case. And, I’m in my 50s.

Fallon on December 26, 2012 at 9:52 PM

I brought Rahm Emanuel to school once, and he was wearing a tutu.

predator on December 26, 2012 at 9:47 PM

Desmond Tutu?

Desmond tutu has a barrel in the market place
Molly is a singer with the band…

Lanceman on December 26, 2012 at 9:52 PM

and I took Rosie O’donnel…

she was wearing a twelvetwelve.

Tim_CA on December 26, 2012 at 9:50 PM

So that must have been a 4 day show-n-tell..

There is so much to show….
And tell..

Electrongod on December 26, 2012 at 9:53 PM

predator on December 26, 2012 at 9:46 PM

nowadays however the msm works hand in glove with the obama administration. in the middle of the fiscal cliff crap they love nothing better than to talk about guns.

whats worse some fantasy “fiscal cliff” or the recent images from Newtown? never let a crisis go to waste.

renalin on December 26, 2012 at 9:53 PM

UPDATE: TMZ is reporting that NBC got an official indulgence to break DC law.

Socratease on December 26, 2012 at 9:49 PM

The link makes only one thing clear – someone is telling lies over at NBC or at the ATF, or the cops, or some, or all, or any combo.

Don’t trust all the cops any more. Their pensions and bennies often take over what they swear to uphold.

Schadenfreude on December 26, 2012 at 9:54 PM

Don’t trust all the cops any more. Their pensions and bennies often take over what they swear to uphold.

Schadenfreude on December 26, 2012 at 9:54 PM

Way ahead o’ ya.

Lanceman on December 26, 2012 at 9:55 PM

Ban guns. Ban murder. Ban mental illness too.

Same difference.

petefrt on December 26, 2012 at 9:58 PM

Let’s see, judges have armed protection and screening at courthouses…flying passengers as well…high profile pastors have a security detail, as do politicians…mega athletes and entertainers, armed entourage..

..but hey, the Kindergartners, they are on their own!

Must suck to confess you have a liberal’s brain….

hillsoftx on December 26, 2012 at 9:58 PM

I brought Rahm Emanuel to school once, and he was wearing a tutu.

predator on December 26, 2012 at 9:47 PM

and I took Rosie O’donnel…

she was wearing a twelvetwelve.

Tim_CA on December 26, 2012 at 9:50 PM

…LIAR!…you don’t have a Dump Truck!

KOOLAID2 on December 26, 2012 at 10:00 PM

I can remember taking a .22lr single shot to school.

For show and tell. I’m only 44.

wolly4321 on December 26, 2012 at 9:21 PM

I remember when you could walk into any gun shop, pawn shop, and most hardware stores – not to mention Sears and a few other big chain stores – and buy any gun off the rack and walk out with it. No paperwork at all.
Of course, you could also order whatever you wanted by mail-order if the stores didn’t have it.
And you could carry your guns on an airplane without any problem – and, strangely enough, nobody thought about hijacking the planes.
I also remember when you could buy guns in Washington, DC, gun shops and pawn shops. And even when they instituted a “permit” system in DC, people could still buy a gun and put “home protection” on the form as the reason they wanted a pistol. (In fact, I once sold an H&R 732 to a little old black lady who used it to defend her life two weeks later. Six to the chest of a doper kicking in her door.)
As kids, we could walk anywhere with our guns – to and from the woods; and we’d take the guns to school so we could go hunting after. And none of us ever shot up the school or ambushed our teachers or classmates.

Solaratov on December 26, 2012 at 10:01 PM

Let’s see, judges have armed protection and screening at courthouses…flying passengers as well…high profile pastors have a security detail, as do politicians…mega athletes and entertainers, armed entourage..

..but hey, the Kindergartners, they are on their own!

Must suck to confess you have a liberal’s brain….

hillsoftx on December 26, 2012 at 9:58 PM

Ask a lib this..
If we ban guns..
Can we live in a bullet free world?
Will judges walk freely….
Can we abolish the TSA….
Can we get rid of the Secret Service….

Electrongod on December 26, 2012 at 10:01 PM

wolly4321 on December 26, 2012 at 9:21 PM

Oh, and I once took a PPSh-41 to school for show and tell. (It belonged to a friend of my father)

Solaratov on December 26, 2012 at 10:03 PM

…LIAR!…you don’t have a Dump Truck!

KOOLAID2 on December 26, 2012 at 10:00 PM

Actually…

I have seen 20 people stuff themselves in a Volkswagen Beagle..

Are you saying that Rosie is larger then 20 people?

you don’t need to answer that…

Electrongod on December 26, 2012 at 10:04 PM

Oh no. The end is near: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/brighter-than-a-full-moon-the-biggest-star-of-2013-could-be-the-comet-of-the-century-8431443.html

davidk on December 26, 2012 at 9:25 PM

Lucifer’s Hammer!!

Solaratov on December 26, 2012 at 10:07 PM

…oh and once again a Hot Air liberal admin has mischosen the graphic intro. Jazz picked a rack of birding shotguns a few days ago. Today Allahpundit picks a pic of an FN 5.7mm mag-fed Upper Receiver -model AR, an exceedingly rare bird indeed.

Even that dumb sack of shit Feinstein can arrange a proper ‘evil black rifle’ example for her press releases.

rayra on December 26, 2012 at 10:07 PM

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davidk on December 26, 2012 at 10:07 PM

Solaratov on December 26, 2012 at 10:01 PM

They are doing what no military force in this world is mighty enough to do. They are defeating America. They are doing it not by military war, but by culture war. And they are winning. Mainly because they are the only side fighting.

petefrt on December 26, 2012 at 10:10 PM

“Demand a Plan”. Oh, you insufferable “celebrity” retards.

How about a plan that doesn’t make mass-murderers instant celebrities? Or how about cracking down on gratuitously violent video games and movies? Or how about banning all guns from personal body guards?

You INSUFFERABLE celebrity RETARDS.

Sugar Land on December 26, 2012 at 10:11 PM

Meh… you’re all mere pikers… Why I once took an entire school, but then I lost it on the playground… o_O

SWalker on December 26, 2012 at 10:12 PM

davidk on December 26, 2012 at 9:25 PM

Yeah, I remember saying similar things about Comet Kohoutek.

cozmo on December 26, 2012 at 10:12 PM

petefrt on December 26, 2012 at 10:10 PM

Too true.

Solaratov on December 26, 2012 at 10:15 PM

Train our kids. When they see something troublesome or wrong, they should say something. Students, teachers, and parents: If a young classmate exhibits bizarre or violent behavior toward himself or herself, report it right away. If it gets ignored, say it louder. Don’t give up. Don’t just shrug off the “weirdo” saying or doing dangerous things, and don’t just hope someone else will act…

Sure. And then you, too, can be sued just like USAirways and the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport when they reported the Flying Imams to the authorities when they saw bizarre behavior. Why should anybody stick their neck out when the courts today will take off their head?

Socratease on December 26, 2012 at 10:15 PM

Cry me a river:

davidk on December 26, 2012 at 10:14 PM

Better yet, bottle their teas and sell them to America’s conservatives who yelled and screamed about what would happen if Obama was reelected.

SWalker on December 26, 2012 at 10:16 PM

87,000 “glassed” in the UK/year.

They going to ban glass? Will you need to apply for a permit and obtain training to use glass? 5 day wait for purchasing glass? No transporting glass within reach in your vehicle? Glass-free school zones? mandatory glass registration. Glass buyback programs?

tom daschle concerned on December 26, 2012 at 10:17 PM

I’ll trade in my AR (bushmaster) for this diane. Give me a call.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hioPReoo10A&feature=youtube_gdata_player

wolly4321 on December 26, 2012 at 10:17 PM

oh and once again a Hot Air liberal admin has mischosen the graphic intro. Jazz picked a rack of birding shotguns a few days ago. Today Allahpundit picks a pic of an FN 5.7mm mag-fed Upper Receiver -model AR, an exceedingly rare bird indeed.

Even that dumb sack of shit Feinstein can arrange a proper ‘evil black rifle’ example for her press releases.

rayra on December 26, 2012 at 10:07 PM

Still funny though to think of Davey Gregory holding up a 50 round FN mag and trying to scare the audience; most of them would be saying “WTF is that?”

Bishop on December 26, 2012 at 10:19 PM

Still funny though to think of Davey Gregory holding up a 50 round FN mag and trying to scare the audience; most of them would be saying “WTF is that?”

Bishop on December 26, 2012 at 10:19 PM

He held up a clip. Get with the meme.

davidk on December 26, 2012 at 10:23 PM

FU. What Davey held up was one of those shoulder things that go up.

You dumb homophobe.

Bishop on December 26, 2012 at 10:25 PM

Way ahead o’ ya.

Lanceman on December 26, 2012 at 9:55 PM

Good, for you and those you influence.

I’ve mentioned it a few times, for a few months now. Even the ones who’re registered R/C, firemen and cops, voted for the pretender.

Schadenfreude on December 26, 2012 at 10:26 PM

You dumb homophobe.

Bishop on December 26, 2012 at 10:25 PM

I ain’t afraid of you.

davidk on December 26, 2012 at 10:27 PM

You should be, I have a gun safe packed tight with full-auto barrel shrouds. If I were to allow them into the public, no one would be safe, including you. Better hope I don’t go crazy one night and open that door.

Bishop on December 26, 2012 at 10:32 PM

Congress should pass a law that individuals with mental illness should not have access to guns. Based on the recent election, that would be about 51 percent of the country.

Schadenfreude on December 26, 2012 at 10:35 PM

I want to see more PSAs with more vacuous celebrities. I want to watch them over and over and over again. Because when they say, “enough”, it touches me. Right *here*.

Actually … I could stand to watch a loop of Michelle Williams doing anything. Reserving the right to mute the video, of course.

Paul-Cincy on December 26, 2012 at 10:36 PM

mike_NC9

Sonny, you need to smarten up on this issue..

Let’s play the “compromise game”.

Me: Give me $1,000 …

You: no

Me: Ok I’ll compromise..

(The game is played until you agree to give something. As soon as I get that, the game starts over. )

Finestein and the rest of these “really rotten people” aren’t playing. They intend to OWN you, your kids and your grand kids. This isn’t a Gene Roddenberry fantasy, the is your worst nightmare trying to be born around you.

(BTW: Roddenberry was a jerk. )

CrazyGene on December 26, 2012 at 10:38 PM

Yeah, this’ll work: http://www.suntimes.com/news/metro/17222129-418/rev-jesse-jackson-asks-jail-inmates-to-help-end-gun-violence.html

davidk on December 26, 2012 at 10:26 PM

Michael Jordan lives in Chicago. How about he goes on TV and says anyone who uses a gun to steal Air Jordans is a pussy.

Paul-Cincy on December 26, 2012 at 10:39 PM

Bishop on December 26, 2012 at 10:32 PM

Don’t make me bring out the flash hiders.

Solaratov on December 26, 2012 at 10:39 PM

http://legalinsurrection.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/David-Gregory-Quickmeme.jpg

davidk on December 26, 2012 at 10:22 PM

Legal Insurrection has been doing some heavy lifting lately. The guy is good.

petefrt on December 26, 2012 at 10:41 PM

Paul-Cincy on December 26, 2012 at 10:36 PM

The agitprop PSA’s funded by TARP (and co-sponsored by the lefty Ad Council) are drivin’ me nuts. They’re running non-stop on local radio. I haven’t heard propaganda saturation this bad since the 90′s, when it was “diversity is our strength”. We really need to reinstate the ban on gubmit advertising.

petefrt on December 26, 2012 at 10:48 PM

wolly4321 on December 26, 2012 at 10:17 PM

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I wanted a Barrett – until I read an article by a police armorer on the increased range requirements and maintenance costs associated with his department acquiring a couple of them.

If you are going to shoot a Barrett enough to be proficient with one, you need a small granite mountain as a backstop at the end of a range at least 1,000 yards long (or why bother using a Barrett?)

Since I didn’t have a mountain available and we “chopped down” a 6″ tree we were using as a mounting place for paper targets being punched with our rifles I decided a Barrett could just reside on my wish list.

PolAgnostic on December 26, 2012 at 10:53 PM

Only Rambo has barrel shrouds. No flash suppression either. I saw it first hand movies 1-6. that endless mag lit up the night sky. Hundreds died.

wolly4321 on December 26, 2012 at 10:55 PM

You kids need to behave yourselves. I may, or may not, be offline for a while. I may, or may not, be out of the state for a while. I may, or may not be, accompanied by others.

I may not be here to keep y’all in line. It will be up to y’all to self police and sufficiently bash the nutballs.

This notice is not for widespread dissemination and will self destruct at a time of my choosing. This message will not be repeated.

That is all.

cozmo on December 26, 2012 at 10:58 PM

He held up a clip. Get with the meme.

davidk on December 26, 2012 at 10:23 PM


No, he held up a magazine …

PolAgnostic on December 26, 2012 at 10:58 PM

I live in AZ. There are plenty of mountains to shoot at 1,000 yards out. It’s the $8,000 pricetag and $5.00/rd that holds me back.

wolly4321 on December 26, 2012 at 11:01 PM

He held up a clip. Get with the meme.

davidk on December 26, 2012 at 10:23 PM

No, he held up a magazine …

PolAgnostic on December 26, 2012 at 10:58 PM

Nope, your wrong, he held up a banana…

SWalker on December 26, 2012 at 11:02 PM

cozmo on December 26, 2012 at 10:58 PM

Take good care cozmo.

Schadenfreude on December 26, 2012 at 11:03 PM

I live in AZ. There are plenty of mountains to shoot at 1,000 yards out. It’s the $8,000 pricetag and $5.00/rd that holds me back.

wolly4321 on December 26, 2012 at 11:01 PM

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May I suggest something in a Win 300 Mag chambering?

It is efective out to 1,400 yards and you can pick up ammo for a little over $ 1.00/round.

PolAgnostic on December 26, 2012 at 11:05 PM

Gregory likes bananas I’m sure.

wolly4321 on December 26, 2012 at 11:08 PM

Oh, yeah. I got me one those fully clipped AR 15s that kill people.

davidk on December 26, 2012 at 11:08 PM

No, he held up a magazine …

PolAgnostic on December 26, 2012 at 10:58 PM

Good Housekeeping?

davidk on December 26, 2012 at 11:09 PM

No, he held up a magazine …

PolAgnostic on December 26, 2012 at 10:58 PM

Good Housekeeping?

davidk on December 26, 2012 at 11:09 PM

…HAS to be…TIME or Newsweek !

KOOLAID2 on December 26, 2012 at 11:13 PM

When Twenty Minutes Is Forever. According to the CNN timeline for the Sandy Hook tragedy, “Police and other first responders arrived on scene about 20 minutes after the first calls.” Twenty minutes. Five minutes is forever when violence is underway, but 20 minutes — a third of an hour — means that the “first responders” aren’t likely to do much more than clean up the mess.

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I have been tuning most of the media coverage out so this is the first time I saw this 20 minute elapsed time and I am outraged by it.

20 minutes!!!

WTF !!! How is THIS not the story?

What type of “first reponders” take 20 MINUTES to get to an elementary school when there are reports of “shots fired” ???

PolAgnostic on December 26, 2012 at 11:13 PM

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