Skip to comments.Our sick gun fetish is destroying us: Tea Party fantasies kill kids
Posted on 12/16/2013 10:13:41 PM PST by rktman
Maybe youve heard about the bullet fee that was supposedly charged to the families of prisoners executed by gunfire. The fee, which is almost certainly an urban legend, has been attributed at various times to Bolshevik revolutionaries and the governments of Iran and China.
But even if the bullet fee is mythical, there is a very real price to be paid when a society becomes intoxicated by gunplay. What price have we paid for the bullets fired at Newtown and in the year since that tragedy?
The financial estimates only scratch the surface.
(Excerpt) Read more at salon.com ...
I can’t stomach it. That applies to pretty much everything from Salon.
Richard Eskow is a pathetic, sissified, little commie maggot. JMO. Hey Dick, if you can’t take the freedom, get the hell out. North Korea is nice this time of year, sissy boy.
Project much Eskow?
The shooters are nearly 100% Liberals, the harsh reality hurts the sick twisted mind of little Dick.
Interestingly, all of the mass shooters have been lefties, not TEA Party members.
“The shooters are nearly 100% Liberals, the harsh reality hurts the sick twisted mind of little Dick.”
BINGO. The L.A. shooter for example, worshipped obama. not one media lefty outlet reported that.
Yes, funny how that works out.
Once the media finds out the politics of the shooter, they shut up and focus on GUNS.
I really can't remember a mass shooter who was anything BUT a leftist.
But the MSM is just lying in wait until that happens.
the dangerous part isn’t citizens being able to defend themselves...
it’s ignoring the mentally ill until they go batsh*t and start killing people
all shooting involving medicated people are the direct fault of the dems and their policies
A socialist just shot up a school.
When I was in college, there were some who questioned the archery program, the shooting club was disbanded, and the gun racks disappeared.
When I was building cannons with my brother while I was in elementary school, I felt safe. In junior high, I'd be with a few other kids carving with our knives between classes, and I felt somewhat safe. In high school, sometimes people even worried about sharp pencils and bars started appearing around the campus, along with tall fences, and I felt far less safe. In the last year, when the archery club was disbanded, guns were forbidden in cars on campus, and an officer was stationed at the school was the most violent year I ever spent in school. Minor rivalries turned into huge brawls, and twice the school bus was shot on the way to an away game.
We spend too much effort 'making our kids safe.' All we end up doing is making it safe for the criminals to prey upon them. And for liberals who live in their fantasy worlds, they will never look at the world around them for answers. They won't examine how it was, because that reality runs counter to their pretend world.
That sure is a lot of bs for one short paragraph.
Salon.com... that website is a portal for sick fetishes if there ever was one. Still... I think I will stick to my regular pron sites, thanks.
Interesting how they calculate the cost to society of gun ownership. I guess they didn’t factor in the +100 million disarmed civilians who lost their lives in the last century.
Obviously a matter of opinion.
"Our clueless, as well as sick anti-gun Bloomingidiot fetish kill lots of kids.
Also a matter of opinion.
The results will define reality. And fortunately only one of these two opinions will match reality. Unfortunately the laws in the high crime states almost exclusively choose the former suicidal option.
With time, reality will define the rational option.
When seconds count, the "professional defenders" of society are just minutes away!
The Left has fantasies and pipe dreams—of shoes and ships and sealing-wax—of cabbages and kings. And why the sea is boiling hot and whether pigs have wings. I’m surprised they haven’t said the Earth was flat and the sun rotated around the Earth. Of course, there is no fantasy about killing human beings in the womb.
Articles that explain how modern liberals suffer from a mental disorder.
The armed criminal roams freely with the all but certain knowledge that no one else is armed. Feeling empowered with that knowledge allows them to act on almost any whim.
This guy is just adding to a hysteria that is trumped up to the 100th power ! the only reasons these people rant is because news media pushes it along most people who carry guns don’t really give a damn about the other folks carrying guns guns are a personal thing ..
I used to carry open carry right here in Ohio i would walk right into stores and shops with no qualms about carrying a gun and never had a problem with police or thugs i used to drive around with a loaded shotgun and rifle both in my truck nary a word was said to me or about it from anyone ...
But due to the hysteria media has created over guns it’s not safe to open carry or you’ll get arrested detained or questioned for hours on end about your intentions of what your going to use the gun for they tell you your not allowed to carry a loaded shotgun or rifle in your truck anymore because “ Someone might steal them “ and yet they tell you as well you cant carry your shotgun concealed either !
All of this has been created by a frenzied media and perpetuated by still even more folks who are more scared of their temper than they are the gun “ liberals “ Because face it liberals are the childlike creatures of this planet throwing a tantrum over anything if they think it will benefit them or the cause they believe everyone should follow !
No I can’t tolerate a single second of his rationalizations. This wimp would starve to death while wolves ravage his boney corpse in the wild. Complete worthless idiot! Check back later and I’ll really tell you what I think about his ramblings!
The Left’s sick fantasy is to remove everyone’s guns except their overlords. When they look doe eyed down the barrel of their overlord’s guns in shock later the last words they hear will be “for the good of the country”
This is interesting....remember the smiley faced adults,interviewed...Liberalism does have a religion...and its slated to USE all the others.Its called BAHA’I...apparently ...Ive never heard of it before.
It is the equivalent of Dan Rather’s “Well, yeah, it’s fake.....but it’s accurate.”
Another ignorant *sshole heard from.
There’s never any shortage.
None of the current gun laws stopped them. Gun laws are to harass gun owners and not stop criminals with guns.
You could pull the word gun out of the article, insert entitlements and or liberalism then multiply the cost listed a 100 fold and the effects on children are 10s of thousands of times worse.
Regardless of the price of the misuse of firearms, the author has no legal right to interfere with our fundamental, God-given, constitutionally-protected right to keep and bear arms. Fortunately, because we are armed, he and his corrupt liberal allies in government also lack the power to disarm us. If the author had integrity (he doesn't), he would at least consider the benefits to society of the positive uses of firearms by the armed citizenry. That balancing of costs and benefits would lead to exactly the opposite conclusion from the one he wants to impose on us, so he won't mention the rest of the story.
Obama’s pal, Bill Ayers, bombed homes with children.
Liberal Allan Brauer -Communications Chair of Sacramento County Democrats wishes death on Ted Cruz Speechwriters children. He tweeted “May your children all die from debilitating, painful and incurable diseases.”
Liberal associate professor of journalism David Guthhad wishes that the children of NRA members be shot.
Liberal Nina Totenberg wishes the grandchildren of Jessie Helm’s contract aids.
Liberal Alec Baldwin wishes that Henry Hyde’s family be stoned and his children killed.
It is the Democrats who fantasize about killing black babies. They are the ones encouraging black genocide through abortion.
“What price have we paid for the many bullets that have been fired in the year since Newtown? To answer that we need to know: Whats the value of a human life? Whats the cost to a society for allowing itself to be distracted from decades of economic plunder? Whats the value of a childs lost future, which lies like some subatomic phenomenon in a field of potentiality? Most of all: What does a society lose when it values its childrens lives so cheaply?”
Lets ask the author where he stands on ABORTION....dollars to donuts, he has no problem with that killing.
I just can't do it. State worshipers always have the same diarrhea stream coming out of their mouths. Sometimes it's about guns, sometimes it's about "weath gap" (but never about "ability gap" or "work value gap") etc. It looks the same and stinks the same whether it's coming from a corrupt mayor of some festering garbage heap of a black run city (Detriot comes to mind) or from some government sycophant in the MSM. Without even looking I'm willing to bet that this pos doesn't want to disarm the police.
One of the most important and consistant characteristics of leftists is that they are unhappy people.
Here is a monogram by John Ray who studied the psycology of leftists during his academic career:
The Motivations of Political Legists
Contains multiple factual errors. Two examples:
Cerberus had three heads, not two.
Film is normally projected at 24 frames per second, not 64.
What does it say about someone who is unwilling to fact check such very simple statements before posting his article?
Yeah, but at least the are “passionate” and really “care” about the down trodden. Sarcasm off!
Dem/lib/socialist/marxist/commie/scumbag response: “Facts? We don’t need no steenkin’ facts!”
Number of people my guns have murdered: 0.
Number of babies liberal abortion clinics have killed: Millions.
Yup. That’s why they say the republicrats and Tea Party have a war on women.(?) Those people want women to be “punished” by having to raise a child. (?) I guess that’s just liblogic. No death penalty but abortions free of charge. I know, it’s not really human until it leave the birth canal. Right? Didiots.
Oh that evil Tea Party. :-)
What price have we paid for the bullets fired at Newtown and in the year since that tragedy?
A Year of listening to whiney asswads pontificate from on high how much smarter they are then the Founders of our Nation. A year of attack on the 2nd Amendment non of which would have prevented an evil person from killing children. There is more but why bother......
You are correct, sir.
You can always count on the lefties to use “the children” to advance their radical agenda. Of course, children in the womb don’t seem to matter so much.
// There is a clear contradiction in these statements, which follow very close to one another. Communists have in fact charged families for the executions of their loved ones. //
...As simple research would have shown him: http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB124571865270639351
He clearly could not let the truth get in the way of his fairy tale — a liberal fairy tale that further claims that *we* are deluded for believing (silly us!) such a horrible thing as a bullet fee in totalitarian regimes (similar, death panels).
Ah, the LAYERS of liberal conceit and deceit that ignore and cover over truth.
Thank God algore brought out the internet.
Great links, thanks for posting. What pompous deluded projecting twits.
DC shooter, Gabby Giffords, Newtown, Ft. Hood, inner city, knock out gamers, all Lefty/Welfare types...all Commies, all hate the US and them the media supports them.
This ending will not, repeat, not, be pretty.
LOL That pretty much sums them up.