This is a discussion on The Press... within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; I know, take everything from the media with a grain of salt... I have several news apps on my ipad and with my morning coffee ...
September 14th, 2012 08:45 PM
September 14th, 2012 09:53 PM
What bugs me is that even with a variety of news outlets, it seems like they all have the same stories.
C'mon, is there nothing else happening in the world?
Trust in God and keep your powder dry
"A heavily armed citizenry is not about overthrowing the government; it is about preventing the government from overthrowing liberty. A people stripped of their right of self defense is defenseless against their own government." -source
September 14th, 2012 10:41 PM
when it comes to guns and the media, i'd advise more like a teaspoon of salt.
September 15th, 2012 10:43 AM
Better than drunk Russian roulette - You use a semi-auto.
"Each worker carried his sword strapped to his side." Nehemiah 4:18
Guns Save Lives. Paramedics Save Lives. But...
Paramedics With Guns Scare People!
September 15th, 2012 10:46 AM
Slow day at the post apparently. You know how gun stories sell apps
"Better to keep your mouth shut and be thought a fool than to open it and remove all doubt" ~ Mark Twain
September 15th, 2012 10:59 AM
5 ... in a nation of 200M adults and 200M firearms, with overall violent crime trending downward over the past 30yrs.
"Grain of salt" is one of those life lessons that Mom and Dad taught me early. Multiple sources, multiple days, and a bit of breathing space 'til the truth really comes out. Particularly with "bleeder-leader" type stories (I hesitate to call such things 'news'), that's about all one can do.
Your best weapon is your brain. Don't leave home without it.
self defense (A.O.J.).
How does disarming
the number of victims?
Reason over Force: The Gun is Civilization (Marko Kloos)
NRA, SAF, GOA, OFF, ACLDN.
September 15th, 2012 12:59 PM
One way of cleansing humanity's gene pool.
Retired USAF E-8. Lighten up and enjoy life because:
Paranoia strikes deep, into your heart it will creep. It starts when you're always afraid...
"For What It's Worth" Buffalo Springfield
September 15th, 2012 07:08 PM
What I found that was even worse than somebody playing ruskie roulette was a few years back when our Soldiers were playing the "Trust Me" game where they would point a firearm at their buddy and say trust me,if he answered yes they would pull the trigger,in a few instances there was a chambered round
"Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country,"
--Mayor Marion Barry, Washington , DC .
September 20th, 2012 09:24 PM