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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Today in Gun Nuttery
Posted by Jill | 7:48 PM
Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year-old drum majorette who appeared at President Obama's inauguration festivities just last week was gunned down yesterday by a man who opened fire on a group of students in a Chicago park.

A white male in his sixties is sought in the shooting of three people at an office complex in Phoenix today.

Lindsey Graham warns of Mad Max-type anarchy after he and his Republican cronies force drastic spending cuts, and says high-capacity magazines are necessary to protect families.

Missouri Republican state senator Dan Brown wants mandatory gun training for six-year-olds.

A suspected gunman in Alabama is holding an autistic boy hostage in an underground bunker after shooting and killing the driver of the school bus the boy was on.

A retired barber shot his urologist to death on Monday during a routine visit.

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Anonymous The Wifely Person said...
The WP Daily Stupid award goes to Gayle Trotter who, at today's hearings on Capitol Hill, that women need automatic weapons to feel safe so when that a band of marauders breaks into the house, a mom can take them all out with a single clip, thereby protecting her children. She argued that argued that a ban on assault weapons would "disarm" vulnerable women and "put them at a severe disadvantage" in fights with multiple criminals.

She managed to say (with a straight face) “An assault weapon in the hands of a young woman defending her babies in her home becomes a defense weapon."

Wanna know what I wanna know? How many young women have actually used an assault weapon to fend off a band of criminals in the foyer ...or the kitchen for that matter?

Really, does she think anyone is buying this ...besides the NRA?

Blogger double nickel said...
Sure, several hundred innocent people will be killed every year, but that's a small price to pay for FREEDOM!

Blogger Ahab said...
All this absurdity would be funny if real human lives weren't at stake. Something is very wrong with our society.

Anonymous Anonymous said...
I'm beginning to think somebody spiked Lindsey Graham's water with LSD--it's the only explanation I can think of fort he crazy things he's been saying lately.

Anonymous Anonymous said...
If Moslem (or brown-faced) people are automatically suspected to be potential terrorists, then why aren't white guys automatically suspected of being latent homicidal maniacs ?

Anonymous BNJ said...
Hey, do you have any idea what a urologist can *do* to you during a "routine visit?!"