Weapons

Bill Maher: “I see a lot of people talking about guns who don’t know sh*t about guns”

Breitbart reports:

HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher criticized liberals “who don’t know sh*t about guns” for speaking about gun control and criticized recent gun control pushes as “a little bit elitist and a little bit racist,” on Friday.

Maher said, “[D]oes it really matter if we are banning certain guns? Because, I see that the liberals, they talk about guns — now, I’m not a gun expert, but I see a lot of people talking about guns who don’t know sh*t about guns. I know a little about — it’s like when the pope talks about vaginas, you know. And that’s when the conservatives stop listening. Like, I know a lot of them think that AR-15. ‘AR’ stands for ‘assault rifle.’ It doesn’t. and it’s not an assault rifle. It’s not an automatic weapon. Those are illegal. There are a lot of weapons they’re not even talking about banning that basically do the same thing as an AR-15, because you have to squeeze each round.”

Maher added, “[T]he Washington Post says in 2015, 39 deaths from mass shootings. Now, of course, we should say, any death is too many, blah, blah, blah. But, let’s get real. A lot of this is a little bit elitist and a little bit racist, like you were starting to say. It’s like when shootings happen to white people in nice places.”

Maher later said that there is gun control legislation he supports, and that he stops listening, “When it starts with the democrats with, ‘Well, I’m a strong supporter of the Second Amendment.’” And agreed the “glorification” of guns should be taken out of the American psyche.

The same applies to Greg O’Connor. He should be ignored. His submission on the gun inquiry was ridiculous. It was probably ghostwritten by Rob Ngamoki, the fool the Police use as their “expert” witness.

You can’t stop criminals obtaining guns through legislation. They are criminals because they ignore laws.

 

– Breitbart

Herald does a hit job on gun shop, and probably increases their sales

Gun City's online advertisement encourages buyers to "pimp your AR-15" Supplied 22nd June 2016

Gun City’s online advertisement encourages buyers to “pimp your AR-15”
Supplied 22nd June 2016

The NZ Herald has done a nice hit job on Gun City in their continued and wonky jihad against guns.

I’m pretty sure that David Tipple will be very pleased because they have reproduced his ad in full colour, adding the Herald readership to his reach…and all for free.

A New Zealand gun shop is selling and promoting the AR-15 rifle, the firearm synonymous with American mass shootings.

Gun City is New Zealand’s largest firearms dealer, boasting the largest range of guns, ammo and accessories.

The AR-15, a semiautomatic rifle, is being advertised on Gun City’s website for $1999, with free shipping.

To obtain an AR-15, buyers must have a standard, current firearms licence and an approved police order form.

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Opposition cheer leaders say that Little and Labour are wrong over Iraq deployment

The NZ Herald has become a left-wing rag in the past decade. They’ve run hit job after hit job on anyone and everyone who is right of centre.

But today, bless, they basically told Labour they are wrong to want to pull out of Iraq.

The Government’s decision to extend the service of New Zealand soldiers in Iraq beyond next February’s deadline is the right one, even though the Prime Minister had previously indicated the troops were on two-year deployment due to end next May. The extension means 143 men and women from the Defence Force will be rotated through Iraq until November 2018.

It is a significant commitment, and was forecast to cost about $57 million by the time it was due to wind up next year. The longer stay will probably double the bill. A heavily-censored review of the deployment considered by the Cabinet in March said the work undertaken by New Zealand Defence Force personnel had been successful.

Since May last year, NZDF soldiers at the Taji Military Base near Baghdad, where they work with Australian forces, had trained some 4000 Iraqi troops. Instruction included weapons training, conflict first aid, human rights and planning for combat operations. Three junior leadership courses were completed and Iraqi medics attended a six-day course.

The review said the military training was having a “tangible and positive impact” on the ability of Iraqi Army units to wage war against the Islamic State or Isis. Groups which had completed training performed better than those which had not been through a programme.   Read more »

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Pansy reporter needs to hand in man card

When reporters write about guns they are mostly wrong and sometimes they are very very wrong.

Take the ironically named Gersh Kuntzman from the NY Daily News. This little cupcake thinks AR15 rifles are horrifying, menacing and very very loud, so loud one gave the princess “temporary PTSD”.

I’m not kidding.

Stelmach doesn’t think it should be easy. But he thinks it should be allowed. “Guns don’t kill people. The wrong people kill people,” Stelmach added. “We can’t blame the weapon.”

He loves the AR-15 for cops, soldiers, hunters and target shooters. “It’s fun to shoot something like that,” he said.

Not in my hands. I’ve shot pistols before, but never something like an AR-15. Squeeze lightly on the trigger and the resulting explosion of firepower is humbling and deafening (even with ear protection).    Read more »

Dopey reporter tries to do a Heather and buy a gun, fails the background check

It seems reporters the world over do dumb stuff to try to prove they are smarter than everyone else.

Here in NZ Heather du Plessis-Allan-Soper thought she was revealing a “loophole” and broke five laws in order to obtain a gun.

Now in the US a reporter tried to do the same thing and got pinged for failing the background check.

In an attempt to show how easy it is to buy a modern sporting rifle, Neil Steinberg, of the Chicago Sun-Times, was denied by the store owner’s because “it was uncovered that Mr. Steinberg has an admitted history of alcohol abuse, and a charge for domestic battery involving his wife.

Mr. Steinburg tried to allege that wasn’t the real reason. According to him it was because, “they knew I planned to immediately sell it back to them.”

He further complains that people who have yet to commit a crime, unlike him, are able to buy guns. “Would-be terrorists can buy guns…But reporters . . . that’s a different story.”

On his Twitter account, he states that domestic battery is a flimsy reason for a gun store to deny a sale.

This is not the first time an attempt to show how easy it is to buy gun has back fired. The Free Beacon reported how a CBS News employee committed a straw purchase, which is a federal crime.

The store, SpecDive Tactical in Alexandria, Virginia, said that when CBS News’ Paula Reid purchased the rifle she told the store’s general manager the gun was for her own use. However, when CBS reported on the story they revealed the gun was purchased for the story and transferred to a third party a few hours later.

The store owner has since filed a report with the Virginia State Police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives.

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The Blame game in America has reached peak stupidity

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Who you gonna Blame for the Orlando Islamic terrorist attack?

Scapegoat number ONE: The NRA

“The greatest threat to our homeland security today is the National Rifle Association, a front group for the firearms industry that derails gun-safety measures and perversely profits with each new mass shooting.”

Scapegoat number TWO:Christians

‘”The ISIS thing is a distraction,” Katz says, arguing that we should instead be “looking at the long legacy of anti-gay violence in this country that has itself been stoked and promoted by the Christian right.” The central problem, he says, is not to be found in “the Middle East,” but at home where the “homophobia problem” exists.’

Scapegoat number THREE: Gun control

“Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut, who said blame for mass shootings lies with Congress for its failure to enact stricter gun control measures.”

Scapegoat number FOUR: The Republican Party

“This was an American killing Americans because they were queer and that has not been forcefully articulated,” Jonathan Katz said in a news release put out by the school. “What we are trying to do here is camouflage the root of the problem, which is a long history of violent political rhetoric and homophobic policies by Republican officials and their conservative allies.”

Scapegoat number FIVE: Gays 

“The LGBT cause has blood on its hands. These deaths were caused by a paradoxical alliance between the left and Islam”

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The stupidty of Greg O’Connor and the Police Association

The Police Association want the Police to be the only people with guns.

They have made their submission to the inquiry into gun control and have several rather bizarre claims and suggestions.

The biggest outrage is to request a ban on what they call “.50 calibre firearms”.

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Let me tell you a little story about a flock of sheep

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Howard Stern told his radio listeners a story about sheep in a passionate effort to explain his views on gun control. Apart from the foul language, I think it is a pretty good analogy and one worth sharing. If nothing else, the recent murder of a British politician with a homemade gun shows that living in a country with the tightest gun control in the world is no guarantee of safety. A gun is the greatest equalizer. A small woman like myself can actually win if a strong man with a knife or club comes after me. If he has a gun then at least I have 50-50 odds. To be honest, I would even be happy to be allowed to carry pepper spray but our government won’t even allow me that level of protection. 

Imagine you’re a defenseless sheep in a pasture filled with hundreds of other sheep, all like sitting ducks when a bloodthirsty wolf appears in the dead of night.

And you hope the shepherds and sheep dogs will protect you and your family from the ruthless beasts – which are slaughtering and eating all your neighbors.

But there’s a big problem.

The shepherds and sheep dogs are nowhere in sight.

They’re protecting other defenseless sheep on the other side of the pasture.

What do you do?

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Gays get guns and Obama is still the world’s best gun salesman

In the aftermath of Orlando gun sales have sky-rocketed as politicians call for gun bans.

It looks like Fox News is confirming that gun sales have increased dramatically. Reporter Nick Giampia interviewed gun store owner Jay Wallace about the recent surge where Wallace made the claim that they are selling more than 15 rifles per hour. Wallace was also quoted as saying sales have “really kicked up”.

Fox also reports in a separate article that sales among the LGBT community is also on the rise. Given the recent blow to the LGBT community I am really glad to see more people becoming interested in firearms. Fox also spoke with a national gun club with strong roots in the LGBT community, The Pink Pistols, who saw its membership more than double in one day.

TFB also checked with some of our sources in the industry and found that many distributors are running as much as a week behind in fulfilling dealer orders. We spoke with several large firearm retailer websites that have indicated that their order volume is between 3 and 7 times over the normal volume, with more than one expressing that they saw sales patterns very similar to this in 2008, 2012, and in 2015. One dealer even reported selling 7,000 AR-15s per day since Sunday, a massive increase over normal sales patterns.

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Give Gays Guns

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The best way to stop a bad guy with a gun is to have multiple good guys with guns. Often the bad guys with the guns won’t contemplate trying to kill people someplace where there is a high chance of being shot back. You don’t hear of mass murders at gun ranges or gun shops do you?

So, how do you prevent gay people being gunned down in night clubs? Well you arm them, of course.

Within hours of the shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Gwendolyn Patton was on the case. She sat down, banged out a press release and posted it on her website. “This is exactly the kind of heinous act that justifies our existence,” it read. Swatting away the pleas for gun control she knew would follow in the wake of a high-profile mass shooting, Patton wrote: “At such a time of tragedy, let us not reach for the low-hanging fruit of blaming the killer’s guns,” she went on. “A human being did this. The human being’s tools are unimportant when compared to the bleakness of that person’s soul.” She lamented that the revelers mowed down at the Pulse were practically sitting ducks: In Florida, even though gun laws are quite loose, you’re not allowed to carry firearms in a place that serves alcohol. What if there were a designated carrier, she wondered? Someone tasked with remaining sober and toting a gun around a bar? “It’s sad that we must consider such things,” she concluded, “but when there are persons out there who mean us harm, we must find ways to protect ourselves within the law.”

It’s a similar argument to the one voiced after all such shootings: shooting in a school? Arm the teacher. Shooting in a movie theater? Arm the theater-goers. What makes Patton’s call to arms a little different is that she is not part of the NRA or the Republican Party. She is a Libertarian at the head of Pink Pistols, which describes itself as “an international GLBT self-defense organization” and whose slogan is “Pick on someone your own caliber.” And so: Shooting at a gay nightclub? Arm gay people.

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