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THE AR-15: THE GUN LIBERALS LOVE TO HATE
Human Events ^ | 1/2/2013 | David Keene

Posted on 01/02/2013 3:29:20 PM PST by neverdem

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To: papertyger

This year my 12 Y/O Grandson used it to get his Elk, at over three hundred yards he hit one lung and the heart exactly what he aimed for. It fell like you had dropped a paper weight. That is plenty good enough. Most battles are fought at much closer range than hunting distances.


61 posted on 01/02/2013 6:52:32 PM PST by DeweyShootem
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To: Clint N. Suhks

It legal in Wis, Texas just for a couple


62 posted on 01/02/2013 7:01:44 PM PST by riverrunner
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To: papertyger

“What would you recommend in it’s stead?”

Depends on the situation,papertyger.

My father used a B-17 bomber. My great-great-great-great uncle used 12-pound cannon against the British at Sullivan Island in Charleston Harbor. Sometimes one finds that an M1917 .30 caliber works well to kill Imperialist Jananese.

Assess the situation, determine what you need and go get it wherever it is.

Hope that helps.


63 posted on 01/02/2013 7:07:31 PM PST by sergeantdave (The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
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To: steve86

From what I read about the Sandy Hook shootings they were done with handguns. The AR-15 rifle was found in the shooters car.

So the .223 wasn’t used in the shootings.


64 posted on 01/02/2013 7:09:40 PM PST by History Repeats (sic transit gloria mundi)
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To: History Repeats

Sometimes I read the exact opposite version of that scenario. Who knows why it is so hard to get the definitive information or why they are obscuring it.


65 posted on 01/02/2013 7:12:25 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not NurtureĀ™)
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To: sergeantdave
Depends on the situation,papertyger. My father used a B-17 bomber.

Bwahahahahahahahaha!

66 posted on 01/02/2013 7:17:54 PM PST by papertyger
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To: sergeantdave
Anyone who believes that an AR-15 is the most dangerous weapon that a patriot owns doesn’t have a clue.

While I'll freely admit I don't own an AR (not of fan of DI), I have shot them. The ergonomics, customizability, and usability of the platform are nothing short of spectacular!

I can think of nothing I'd rather carry into an unspecified engagement (provided it was one of the newer gas piston variants).

67 posted on 01/02/2013 7:28:47 PM PST by papertyger
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To: xzins
Surprisingly, not one of us decided to commit mass homicide.

It is just a matter of time until you snap after getting subliminal messages from the NRA.........

68 posted on 01/02/2013 7:50:16 PM PST by doorgunner69
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To: carriage_hill; varmintman; Joe 6-pack; riverrunner; Ruy Dias de Bivar

Interesting.

http://www.nrahuntersrights.org/Article.aspx?id=6148


69 posted on 01/02/2013 7:55:26 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks
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To: neverdem
Oh look! It's a scary "assault weapon."

What? You don't think that's an assault weapon? Just wait till I take the safety off (as you can see, it's on) pull the hair trigger and spray some of this yellow stuff in your eyes.

I'm certain you will feel you've been assaulted.

Please note this is a semi-automatic assault weapon, the most scary, lethal and dangerous kind.

70 posted on 01/02/2013 8:23:42 PM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: steve86; History Repeats

I’ve read two articles on this. Sorry, no link. Both cited the medical examiner as the source. One said all the kids were shot with the Bushmaster. The other said all the kids were shot with the Bushmaster and Lanza used a pistol on himself.


71 posted on 01/02/2013 8:39:33 PM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

I understand that the Army decided that a wounded enemy soldier placed more strain on the enemy’s resources than a dead one — hence the smaller caliber. Wounding a deer is frowned upon by the state hunting officials (and by most hunters).


72 posted on 01/02/2013 8:56:08 PM PST by expat2
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To: TigersEye

That’s right — in fact, it is the pistol grip and, to some extent, the suppressor which give the AR’s that super-powerful effect that scares liberals. ;>)


73 posted on 01/02/2013 9:00:03 PM PST by expat2
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To: Aetius

It is very wasteful and less accurate to fire full-automatic, but it is useful for providing suppression (or ‘covering’) fire to support an assault.


74 posted on 01/02/2013 9:02:30 PM PST by expat2
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To: Joe 6-pack

You can use them for deer in Texas.


75 posted on 01/02/2013 9:16:37 PM PST by jospehm20
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To: upchuck; steve86

I could be wrong. I’m only human. But a few of the reports I read said that the Bushmaster was found in the trunk of his car. I’ve also seen video of a cop pulling a rifle out of his car. It could be a different rifle of course.

I had a good link to an article that laid out the series of events and had links to the videos and audio reports given by the cops and reporters throughout the day. It was posted on FR someplace. That is where I found it actually. But I can’t find it among my yahoo messages so I’ll have to have my friend send it back to me. It could just be bunk but it’s got some very interesting items to think over.

I guess I’m a skeptic when it comes to getting a straight answer out of any agency while this president is in office. He’s tried too many things to get favor behind him and his party to get gun control through. Also to win the election.


76 posted on 01/02/2013 9:40:23 PM PST by History Repeats (sic transit gloria mundi)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

I say again, with a 1:8 barrel, the 223 can shoot 80-grain bullets and that makes it a totally different animal for the purpose of hunting.I still wouldn’t want to try to kill a moose or an elk with it but anything short of that it should kill pretty easily. Something like that would also be ideal for hog hunting where you’re trying to kill enough hogs to actually be doing a farmer some sort of service and you’d be using a semiauto rifle with a 20-round magazine.


77 posted on 01/02/2013 9:42:29 PM PST by varmintman
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To: xzins
We used both the .223 it is bored for and the alternate chamber that will fire the .22LR.

I had no idea one could do that. It would be totally cool to do cheap target practice with the 22LR and then load with .223 with no loss of applicable muscle memory. How much does the optional hardware cost? What about magazines? What is involved in making the switch?

78 posted on 01/02/2013 10:41:42 PM PST by Carry_Okie (GunWalker: Arming "a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as well funded")
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To: neverdem
Another writer fails to ask the basic question that pleads for an answer:

Why do these liberals want the public disarmed?
What is the real agenda here?
79 posted on 01/03/2013 3:30:34 AM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: TigersEye
LOL! Having trbl seeing the screen ....LOL! "Almost no force short of a super volcano could stop you with that kind of power in your hands."
80 posted on 01/03/2013 3:35:21 AM PST by lentulusgracchus
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