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TIME Magazine is a piece of CRAP
Vanity | 1/20/13 | Gabrial

Posted on 01/20/2013 10:26:34 AM PST by Gabrial

The 1/28/13 edition of TIME hits a new low with the "Gunfighters" lead story. I refuse to read this anti-gun dribble, but I fanned the article and looked at the graphics. The usual idiotic crap. The graphic on page 28 mistakenly identifies an AR-15 magazine as a "clip". On page 32 a picture of an AK syle rifle is mistakenly identified as an AR-15. The stupidest thing I have EVER seen is on page 41. In bold letters in the middle of the page it states "There are 600-round magazines that sell for as low as $25.95."

600 round mags. Really? Is there anyone out there that actually beleives this crap???


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; guns; partisanmediashills; secondamendment; time

1 posted on 01/20/2013 10:26:44 AM PST by Gabrial
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To: Gabrial

Time Magazine has been crap for YEARS!


2 posted on 01/20/2013 10:28:36 AM PST by faithhopecharity
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To: Gabrial

Yes, Low Information Voters will believe that crap.


3 posted on 01/20/2013 10:29:18 AM PST by vladimir998
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To: Gabrial

Who could have known?


4 posted on 01/20/2013 10:29:28 AM PST by x1stcav (Man up! We're all going to have to become Samuel Whittemores.)
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To: Gabrial

What Slime Magazine failed to mention was that the 600-round magazines are for Airsoft guns.


5 posted on 01/20/2013 10:31:32 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Gabrial

yes...but did they make the guns blacker? (snark)

6 posted on 01/20/2013 10:31:32 AM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Gabrial

Probably talking about a drum...and they must have found some corner of the internet that claimed to sell them for $25.

An honest journalist would have actually purchased one, as proof.....but they’re not honest, are they.


7 posted on 01/20/2013 10:32:41 AM PST by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: Gabrial

Gabrial, had I not lost ALL my guns in a boating accident 15 miles out in the ocean I’d be looking for a few of those 600 round mags for $29.95.
Never enough to be prepared to fight back them U.N.blue helmets.


8 posted on 01/20/2013 10:34:26 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: Gabrial

Both Time subscribers are going to love this stuff.


9 posted on 01/20/2013 10:34:53 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (TYRANNY: When the people fear the politicians. LIBERTY: When the politicians fear the people.)
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To: Gabrial
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10 posted on 01/20/2013 10:35:04 AM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Gabrial


11 posted on 01/20/2013 10:35:23 AM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: Gabrial

There is a serious problem in America, and it is clearly getting much, much worse: In fact there are several.

There is a “media” in America. It is biased, focused and anti-conservative.

There is “entertainment” in America. It is equally biased, and equally anti-conservative.

There is “education” in America with likewise, gives only one side of the story.

In each of these areas, the bias is now blatant, unmistakable yet to this point, remains unopposed.

That is our problem.

Why are not, we opposing all these blatant problems?

For crying out loud.

Why?


12 posted on 01/20/2013 10:37:21 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: lacrew

At 600 rds. you’d need a belt fed weapon, a shooter and a feeder. As far as I know there aren’t even any standard AKs that are belt fed. That, of course, doesn’t rule out the Russians using the basic AK mechanism for a crew served weapon.


13 posted on 01/20/2013 10:37:21 AM PST by libstripper
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To: Gabrial

http://www.airsoftstation.com/cyma-ak47-600-round-high-capacity-magazine.html


14 posted on 01/20/2013 10:37:56 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Gabrial

If “people” voted for Obammy...they will believe anything.


15 posted on 01/20/2013 10:45:55 AM PST by Dallas59 (America died a little bit more on 11/6/2012)
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To: faithhopecharity

Not exactly crap. Just what you wipe crap with...


16 posted on 01/20/2013 10:52:29 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: Fresh Wind

“What Slime Magazine failed to mention was that the 600-round magazines are for Airsoft guns.”

Unreal.

The graphic in the middle of the page 41 says:

“Price of a 40-round magazine for a Bushmaster AR-15 $26
(picture of AR mag)
There are 600 round magazines for as low as $25.95”


17 posted on 01/20/2013 10:53:32 AM PST by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the Whitehouse)
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To: Dallas59
“Folks” voted for the Obster. Thinking adults made other selections.
18 posted on 01/20/2013 10:59:13 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: All

I picked up one when I was home for the holidays, someone has a subscription. What struck me is how few pages there were. This is a cost cutting sign and IMO a sign the magazine in question is not healthy financially.


19 posted on 01/20/2013 10:59:52 AM PST by BattleFlag (The right to self defense, one without which none others matter)
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To: KC_Lion

keeping those.


20 posted on 01/20/2013 11:05:27 AM PST by digger48
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To: libstripper

“...using the basic AK mechanism for a crew served weapon.”

Fire 600 rounds and while you are changing magazines, you could also take time to change your melted barrel.


21 posted on 01/20/2013 11:13:29 AM PST by BwanaNdege ("To learn who rules over you simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize"- Voltaire)
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To: KC_Lion

LOL. Great graphics!


22 posted on 01/20/2013 11:19:37 AM PST by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton (Go Egypt on 0bama)
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To: Fresh Wind
Interesting.

I caved in and read the article. In the entire article there is no reference whatsoever to Airsoft or any other sort of toy gun. Only AR-15s, AKs, etc.

These people are either totally incompetent or dishonest.

More likely a combination of both.

23 posted on 01/20/2013 11:24:18 AM PST by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the Whitehouse)
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To: Gabrial
So, cancel your subscription.

Starve the Liberal Media.

24 posted on 01/20/2013 11:24:18 AM PST by LdSentinal
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To: Gabrial
I quit reading or acknowledging TIME magazine in late 1980, and neither ever looked back nor regretted it, and I am a happier and more literate person.

There's just so much outrage one can stand in this world.

25 posted on 01/20/2013 11:30:00 AM PST by Prospero
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To: Gabrial

Yes, it always has been crap.


26 posted on 01/20/2013 11:31:12 AM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Joe Boucher
“I’d be looking for a few of those 600 round mags for $29.95.”

:-)

Well, you may want to look into a gym membership. I did some quick math and a loaded 600 round AK Mag would weigh about 60-70 pounds. I would not recommend it for concealed carry...

27 posted on 01/20/2013 11:32:15 AM PST by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the Whitehouse)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Don’t be too comforted by their dwindling circulation. The magazine will sit in tens of thousands of lobbies and waiting rooms for months on end and its contents will be accepted as truth by millions of (mostly) women.


28 posted on 01/20/2013 11:33:07 AM PST by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: Gabrial

My nominee for “Vanity Title of the Year.”


29 posted on 01/20/2013 11:39:00 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: LdSentinal
“So, cancel your subscription.
Starve the Liberal Media.”

I think I am. I never had a subscription. They started sending it to my house for free. So far I have called, emailed, and sent them a letter asking them to take me off their subsciption list. They still send it. A bizarre business model in my opinion.

30 posted on 01/20/2013 11:39:42 AM PST by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the Whitehouse)
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To: Gabrial

Lots of people can’t afford 600 rounds of ammo. Man, liberals are just plain dumb. And I don’t mean just the politicians.


31 posted on 01/20/2013 11:52:18 AM PST by Terry Mross
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To: Gabrial

like carrying around three or five hundred dollars worth of pennies to go to the 7 11


32 posted on 01/20/2013 11:55:54 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: lacrew
Probably talking about a drum...and they must have found some corner of the internet that claimed to sell them for $25.

You give them WAY TOO MUCH credit. They just make this stuff up out of whole cloth and then refuse to admit it. They know that no other media outlet will take them to task for it. In fact, NPR will likely use the TIME article as a source for their reporting.

33 posted on 01/20/2013 12:31:47 PM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: vladimir998

You are exactly right! The article’s authors may or may not actually believe what they have written but that isn’t the point. This is propaganda no different from any propaganda from any of history’s worst regimes. This is intended to agitate the ignorant. This is the kind of propaganda that is used to foment hatred and violence against Time’s opponents. Go into the archives of anti-semitic propaganda from 30s and 40s Germany—it is the same stuff. We have never experienced this in the US before. You have to look to history’s despotic regimes to learn about it—it can lead to terrible human cost.


34 posted on 01/20/2013 12:45:22 PM PST by iacovatx (Conservatism is the political center--it is not "right" of center)
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To: libstripper
You are right, there are no belt-fed AK-47s.

However,if you want a long barrel, bipod-mounted, magazine-fed LMG with an AK-47-pattern mechanism, you are talking about the RPK:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RPK

If you want a long barrel, bipod-mounted, belt-fed LMG in 7.62x39mm, you are talking about the RPD:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RPD_machine_gun

35 posted on 01/20/2013 12:57:32 PM PST by Captain Rhino (Determined effort is the hammer that Human Will uses to forge Tomorrow on the anvil of Today.)
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To: SampleMan

I think an earlier poster solved the mystery...airsoft apparently has a 600 round magazine....and since none of these lib outlets seem to retain firearms experts, they don’t know any better. Of course any attempt to correct them will be shouted down.


36 posted on 01/20/2013 1:51:58 PM PST by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: lacrew

An Airsoft round is literally that. It’s a plastic ball the size of a BB.


37 posted on 01/20/2013 2:48:21 PM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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