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Self-professed 'gun nut' Keith Ratliff found fatally shot in the head in suspected homicide
http://www.nydailynews.com/ ^

Posted on 01/10/2013 4:13:13 PM PST by jakerobins

Keith Ratliff was a fervent Second Amendment gun advocate and believed all Americans should be able to possess assault weapons.

In a rather macabre bit of irony, a self-professed "gun nut" who was a YouTube channel producer for fellow gun enthusiasts was found fatally shot in the head in his Carnesville, Ga., home on Jan. 3. Police are investigating the case as a homicide.

Keith Ratliff, 32, was a channel producer for the popular FPSRussia firearms channel on YouTube, according to FoxNews.com. The channel boasts 3.4 million subscribers and has more than 537 million video views. The videos largely consist of a man with a Russian accent test firing various high-powered firearms. The channel is ranked as one of the top 10 channels on YouTube.

Police found numerous weapons at the crime scene, according to WSB-TV. Some of the weapons were even manufactured by Ratliff himself. "He (Ratliff) did sustain a gunshot wound that was not self-inflicted,” Mike Ayers of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation told FoxNews.com

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; fpsrussia; keithratliff; sourcetitlenoturl; whatgoesaround; willcomearound
Hmmmmm curiouser and curiouser. Be carefull what you post online folks.....
1 posted on 01/10/2013 4:13:20 PM PST by jakerobins
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To: jakerobins

It looks like the commie libs are getting serious about their death threats against Americans.


2 posted on 01/10/2013 4:16:44 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Impeach Obama Now.)
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To: jakerobins

It’s on, and has been for a while.


3 posted on 01/10/2013 4:17:06 PM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: jakerobins

What a tone to use when reporting a man’s death.


4 posted on 01/10/2013 4:18:35 PM PST by ansel12 (Cruz said "conservatives trust Sarah Palin that if she says this guy is a conservative, that he is")
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To: jakerobins

Media and O’s buddies are stirring up so much hatred towards the “gun nuts”, “the rich” and the Americans who do not ascribe to O’s decadent, heathenistic agenda, that it is no wonder the real crazies are taking a toll.


5 posted on 01/10/2013 4:19:32 PM PST by shalom aleichem
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To: jakerobins

The first volleys of CWII


6 posted on 01/10/2013 4:19:42 PM PST by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: jakerobins

Surprise, horse lady...

RIP


7 posted on 01/10/2013 4:21:47 PM PST by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: jakerobins

suspected homicide???

What, he was not as skilled as Vince Foster?

suspected my ass.


8 posted on 01/10/2013 4:21:54 PM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: jakerobins
Ratliff is survived by a wife and a 2-year-old son.

Let's allow the Georgia authorities to investigate before jumping to conclusions.

9 posted on 01/10/2013 4:23:46 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (Carry a Gun, It's a Lighter Burden Than Regret)
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To: ansel12

Tone? Didn’t mean to imply that the mans death wasn’t a tragic crime. Just strange timing when Obama is whipping up Anti-Gun hysteria. (Funny how libs can create the violent atmosphere they decry yet never get blamed for it)


10 posted on 01/10/2013 4:26:43 PM PST by jakerobins
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To: jakerobins

That’s not the same guy I’ve seen on YT vids, with the lousy Russky accent, blowing-up stuff.


11 posted on 01/10/2013 4:27:22 PM PST by carriage_hill ("I meant to say maggot, but I have a lisp.")
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To: ansel12

“What a tone to use when reporting a man’s death.”

Downright gloating.


12 posted on 01/10/2013 4:28:11 PM PST by haroldeveryman
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To: ansel12

“What a tone to use when reporting a man’s death.”

Blatant gloating.


13 posted on 01/10/2013 4:28:51 PM PST by haroldeveryman
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To: jakerobins

Prayers to his family. I hope they can locate who murdered him. The comments from the left on that blog are proving how unthoughtful and cruel (whichever way you see things as this), part of the country is to ridicule his death.


14 posted on 01/10/2013 4:28:59 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt. Our nation's foundation is under attack.)
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To: jakerobins; ansel12

I think he meant the tone of the article. Which is positively horrible, ansell is right. Ugh.


15 posted on 01/10/2013 4:30:55 PM PST by Borax Queen
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To: ansel12

>>What a tone to use when reporting a man’s death.<<

Liberals (as all the LSM are) despise freedom. They need to control people b/c they have so little self-respect.


16 posted on 01/10/2013 4:32:37 PM PST by freedumb2003 (MOLON LABE)
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To: jakerobins
BATF assassination team.

The tallest blade of grass is cut first.

17 posted on 01/10/2013 4:34:49 PM PST by grobdriver (Sic semper tyrannis!)
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To: haroldeveryman
They are sick by crying for the dead kids and rejoicing as this man has been killed. Some of these liberals/progressives are just about evil; how can one explain the cruelty for anyone who dies in a crime. These blogs should use better rules/and moderates or make it to where we know who the person is posting threats and the slurs.
18 posted on 01/10/2013 4:36:31 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt. Our nation's foundation is under attack.)
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To: jakerobins

Sounds like Biden wasn’t happy enough with the 26 in Newtown and had somebody else assassinated.


19 posted on 01/10/2013 4:38:35 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: jakerobins

jakerobins, I meant the newspaper, not you.

It is shocking how they report this man’s murder to us, and no one even knows who the killer is yet, or possible motives or anything, it is a murder of what we can assume at this point, is just an innocent fellow citizen.


20 posted on 01/10/2013 4:39:06 PM PST by ansel12 (Cruz said "conservatives trust Sarah Palin that if she says this guy is a conservative, that he is")
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To: jakerobins

To kill a gun “nut” at what sounds like close range you’d either have to be

- a close, trusted associate
- extremely lucky
- a pro
- or d) - all of the above


21 posted on 01/10/2013 4:39:41 PM PST by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: FlingWingFlyer

“It looks like the commie libs are getting serious about their death threats against Americans.”

They always have been. They were just too timid to act.


22 posted on 01/10/2013 4:51:40 PM PST by Psalm 144 (Capitol to the districts: "May the odds be ever in your favor.")
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To: jakerobins
FPSRussia firearms???

Sounds like a Russian mob hit.
23 posted on 01/10/2013 4:53:24 PM PST by indthkr
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To: jakerobins

So I’ve read he was found shot in his office, found shot in his home, and found shot by the side of the road.


24 posted on 01/10/2013 4:54:10 PM PST by Ham Hock ( i)
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To: Christie at the beach; haroldeveryman

To make it even more of a victory report, or “gloating” as haroldeveryman well chosen word describes it, the newspaper even placed a link/ad for their anti-second amendment petition, right in the middle of the reporting of this second amendment defender’s murder.

It is sobering to see how our own deaths and murders as just regular joes, will be reported, if the media knows that we don’t support democrat politics.


25 posted on 01/10/2013 4:54:26 PM PST by ansel12 (Cruz said "conservatives trust Sarah Palin that if she says this guy is a conservative, that he is")
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To: indthkr

He’s not a real Russian, just a gun guy who makes great videos with a rediculous fake accent.


26 posted on 01/10/2013 4:59:41 PM PST by SJSAMPLE
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To: Ham Hock

Yep. Quite a few things don’t add up......He was surrounded by his guns yet the wife says he would have to “feel threatened” to have them out. Be carefull out their Gun “Nuts”.....Sadly all my firearms were in a tragic accident when I went boating this summer on the lake.


27 posted on 01/10/2013 5:05:21 PM PST by jakerobins
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To: 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten

My suspicion would be that he met someone to purchase and expensive gun, maybe an antique had the money in his hand to hand the guy and got zapped for the money.

When I go to buy something like that, I do not have the money in my wallet, but instead in an envelope, counted at my leisure.


28 posted on 01/10/2013 5:06:50 PM PST by old curmudgeon
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To: jakerobins

http://www.naturalnews.com/038616_John_Noveske_mysterious_death_car_crash.html


29 posted on 01/10/2013 5:08:14 PM PST by opentalk
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To: SJSAMPLE

Yep ... Some good grins .......

http://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=related&v=SJ8Ndkg8urw#/watch?feature=related&v=SJ8Ndkg8urw

Wait for it ..... Oh and listen to his crew swearing after the main event !

Funny stuff ...


30 posted on 01/10/2013 5:20:13 PM PST by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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To: ansel12

I don’t even know how to address the negative comments and polices out there any longer from the left and the radicals, without seeming to go far off the chart. I only know from my own mind and from my upbringing as a child, these things are just about evil-like.


31 posted on 01/10/2013 5:31:38 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt. Our nation's foundation is under attack.)
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To: Squantos

Heck yeah. I love watching that numbskull’s vids. He needs to be more careful. Whatever that was flying off the Ford truck barely missed him and must have nailed one of the crew.


32 posted on 01/10/2013 5:47:36 PM PST by West Texas Chuck (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. That should be a convenience store, not a Government Agency.)
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To: 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
Yes, this has the marks of an assasination. My guess is probably some "law-enforcement" looking individual with a badge or "papers" showed up to ask a few questions.

Being a high-profile "gun nut", he's NOT going to be taken down by some random person. The killer knows this guy is armed to the teeth, so he has to be very careful.

My guess? Pro. Like you said.

All it's going to take is a few more of these "random" assasinations and the "gun nuts" in this country will become quiet. Very quiet.

Watch for Wayne Lapierre to have a mysterious "accident".

33 posted on 01/10/2013 7:45:03 PM PST by boop ("You don't look so bad, here's another")
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To: jakerobins

RIP.


34 posted on 01/10/2013 7:47:01 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: West Texas Chuck

Yeah he was lucky !


35 posted on 01/10/2013 9:23:45 PM PST by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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