CNN blames CCW permit holders for crime rate in Philly
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October 9th, 2007 02:45 AM
I sorta stopped watching CNN after Sanjay Gupta started doing those medical special investigations crap. He specializes in neuro-surgery (or something along the lines) but because his name has "Dr" that makes him an agricultural know-it-all regarding e-coli. I'll listen to a Texas A&M aggie before I take advice from that "doc" any day.
October 9th, 2007 02:45 AM
October 9th, 2007 08:44 AM
After seeing media coverage like this, it makes you wonder how accurate ANY news reports you hear really are.
Flithy Philly's problems are people with permits????? What? Where did that leap come from??? Now ALL their reports on ANY subject are suspect!
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October 9th, 2007 09:14 AM
This guy is a Constitutional Law professor? For whose Constitution?
Originally Posted by paramedic70002
I think the BATFE would be just a little suspicious if someone bought that many guns - can you say FFL? I refuse to watch Anderson because of these kinds of reports - pure propaganda, no fact-checking, no calling anyone out for distorting the truth or just outright lying about issues. The biggest problem is that there are plenty of people who do watch it and believe it without a doubt. If lying in news reports was illegal, the major news network managers would all be in prison.
Laws that forbid the carrying of arms ... disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes ... they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man. Thomas Jefferson
October 9th, 2007 06:31 PM
Constitutional law....see my sig.
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October 9th, 2007 07:39 PM
"Colt Hut, we deliver in 30 minutes or less or your firearm is free."
"Yeah, uh, I wanna get a large 12 gauge with extra 00, and a large SKS, hold the bayonet please, and two medium 45s with rails and night sights. Oh, and throw in a bag of JHPs with those 45s."
"Okay, did you want the Remington or the Mossberg with that 12 gauge?"
"The Remington. Make it with the pistol grip too, I like those."
"All right. We're running a special on S&W 642s. Buy three for $5 each. Did you want to get some of those?"
"Oh, wow, that's a good price for those. Okay, I'll take half a dozen of those too."
"Okay, so one large Remington with extra 00; one large SKS, hold the bayonet, two medium 45s--you wanted Colt Commanders? We don't have those with the rails, is that all right?"
"Uh, make it Kimbers then. No aluminum frames though."
"Okay, two steel Kimbers with night sights and rails, with a bag of JHPs--"
"Make it a case of JHPs!"
"Okay, a case of JHPs; and half a dozen S&W 642s. Anything else?
"Uh, yeah, two diet Cokes."
"Okay! We'll have it there in 30 minutes or less or it's free. Thank you for calling Colt Hut. Have a nice night!"
Easy as pizza, my a$$.
Last edited by Dan M.; October 10th, 2007 at 11:57 AM.
October 10th, 2007 12:52 AM
Guess I'm going to have to wear tin foil again when I go to bed
Originally Posted by Dan M.
"[T]he people are not to be disarmed of their weapons.
They are left in full possession of them."
Zacharia Johnson (speech in the Virginia Ratifying Convention,25 June 1778)"The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed."
October 10th, 2007 01:16 PM
CNN has idiots for reporters and that is why there ratings are tanking. Steve48
October 10th, 2007 09:13 PM
Psst CNN.....forget guns, the real show is in charging Automobile Manufacturers and the UAW for all the horrible accidents on the road caused by speeders and drunk drivers....I mean, check it out, why all the cars have speedometers that exceed 55mph....and we all know that nobody needs a car that will go that fast, right?
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October 10th, 2007 09:28 PM
What does the increase in CCW permits have to do with an increase in crime? (NOTHING!)
Is there a correlation between the increase in CCW permits and the increase in crime by said "permit holders"? (NOPE)
I just have ONE more thing to say about this:
It's not about the caliber you carry, it's about how you USE it.
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October 13th, 2007 10:21 PM
October 13th, 2007 10:37 PM
Don't forget to go after Coors, Budweiser, Jack Daniels...
Originally Posted by bundeswehrvet
And just like the companies that were found liable in NYC, just because they made .25 autos even though only ONE company's gun could have been used in the crime, we should go after ALL makers of alcohol for every case of a person driving drunk and hurting someone.
October 14th, 2007 02:34 AM
Facts and logic mean nothing to these folks. They want unarmed wage slaves to generate much tax money with which they can buy the votes to stay in office through welfare programs.
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October 14th, 2007 07:48 AM
Funny i blame CNN for the crime in Philly.
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