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Tue Dec 4, 2012, 02:26 PM

What Costas said about guns is what my gun advocate father told me growing up.

Guns are powerful and must be respected.

Possessing a gun requires great responsibility to make sure it is used and stored appropriately.

Never reach for a gun out of anger.

Hotheads that don't respect the destructive power of their weapons put others in danger. Nobody wants to hunt or shoot with such people.


So, yeah, I don't see the outrage over his comments. Lots of people with guns didn't have these lessons passed down to them, and they're lessons worth hearing (and being reminded of).

Just my two cents.

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Reply What Costas said about guns is what my gun advocate father told me growing up. (Original post)
Barack_America Dec 2012 OP
trueblue2u Dec 2012 #1
Fla Dem Dec 2012 #4
BainsBane Dec 2012 #5
The Magistrate Dec 2012 #2
BainsBane Dec 2012 #6
Barack_America Dec 2012 #7
allan01 Dec 2012 #3
Whovian Dec 2012 #8

Response to Barack_America (Original post)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 05:00 PM

1. Guns don't kill people,

BULLETS do......

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Response to trueblue2u (Reply #1)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 05:12 PM

4. Oh lord. what a weak response.


Bullets sit in a guns chamber until a living breathing human being grasps that gun, points it at a target or person, curls their warm blooded finger around the trigger, and squeezes. Let me know the next time you hear of a bullet leaving a gun on it's own volition and killing a person.

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Response to trueblue2u (Reply #1)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 05:19 PM

5. I like Chis Rock's idea

Charge $10,000 per bullet. Then you would know people who got shot really deserved it.

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Response to Barack_America (Original post)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 05:04 PM

2. Quite True, Sir

And the cry which goes up in the face a statement to the effect that possession of a gun makes it easier to kill someone constitutes a joke in poor taste. One wonders why, if possession of a fire-arm offers so negligible an increase in lethal capacity, some people insist on their need to possess and carry a gun for self-defense....

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Response to The Magistrate (Reply #2)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 05:20 PM

6. Excellent point

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Response to The Magistrate (Reply #2)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 08:02 PM

7. Thanks for your comment.

Which speaks to the very crux of the issue.

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Response to Barack_America (Original post)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 05:11 PM

3. re:What Costas said about guns is what my gun advocate father told me growing up.

thanks for sharing and your father did u right. i used to vollunteer for a museum that had a beautiful antque gun collection in our possession and on loan. wed have school tours and would tell the kids that these guns were tools . i saw a video on youtube ( didt watch it ) accusing obama of attempting to ( and this was an opt ed comment by a nfl announcer . does not reflect the opinion of the stations ,nor the nfl)controling our guns via the NFL (tm) and to boycoot the NFL (tm) now. these folk are sick. the wild west is over . the civil war is over . get over it people and move on.

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Response to Barack_America (Original post)

Tue Dec 4, 2012, 08:06 PM

8. You have a smart Dad, n/t

 

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