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Disturbing Video Game Has Players Shoot NRA Leaders
http://facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=1239566&p=39218703 ^ | 1/15/2013 | Pete McNamara

Posted on 01/15/2013 12:42:46 AM PST by PeteMcNamara

I saw something today that upset and deeply disturbed me. I was walking past my son's bedroom, where he spends all his time on his computer playing those damn games of his. I stopped when I heard the sound of Wayne LaPierre's voice as he gave his speech about the Newtown massacre. I was surprised my son, who is just 14, was getting involved in anything political, but I was glad he was exposing himself to the right people. I opened the door, intending to tell him how proud I was, when the image on the screen stopped me cold. It was not, as I suspected, a video of Wayne LaPierre's speech, but was in fact a virtual recreation of the event, a video game. And in the game was a virtual Wayne LaPierre, standing at his podium, giving his speech... with a crosshair over his head. Before I could even utter a word to scold my child, he clicked his mouse. And the virtual Wayne LaPierre's face disappeared in a spray of blood.

I was horrified. I must have yelled at him for hours. I demanded to know where he got this game, and he showed me the thread on a website called "facepunch". You can see it for yourself here: http://facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=1239566&p=39218703

My son has since been banned from all video games and I had my computer-gifted daughter set up blocks on his machine so he can no longer access his game sites, at least for the time being.

The media in this country is out of control, and this is a perfect example. Movies and music and games have been getting more and more violent, and now we have game-people making threats against real leaders who speak out against this trend, and in defense of our right to bear arms. This needs to be held up as an example of what's wrong with our country, and what we need to change about our culture.

Now I'm a simple man. I love my God, my country, and my family. Heaven for me is a plate of mashed potatoes and a slice of corn-fed Iowa steak. I don't know much about computers and I don't usually involve myself in politics. This is my first time "posting" anything in fact; my daughter has been helping me write this. But seeing that horrible game brought something out in me. I don't know what, but something has to be done about this. This culture of violence corrupts our kids, and could very well cause the next Newtown. I'll be damned if I'm just gonna sit by and watch it happen.


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1 posted on 01/15/2013 12:43:01 AM PST by PeteMcNamara
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To: PeteMcNamara

A Google search for “facepunch” brings up a lot of disturbing things. I wish you the best with your son...thanks for taking care of him, and welcome aboard.


2 posted on 01/15/2013 12:46:14 AM PST by Bradís Gramma (Psalm 83)
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To: PeteMcNamara

Hrm. I wonder how long it takes to get the zot. Concern troll.


3 posted on 01/15/2013 12:48:21 AM PST by JCBreckenridge (Texas is a state of mind - Steinbeck)
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To: PeteMcNamara

“I don’t know what, but something has to be done about this. “This culture of violence” corrupts our kids, and could very well cause the next Newtown”

I bet you’re against the ‘culture of violence’ in America. Tell me, how many guns do you own?


4 posted on 01/15/2013 12:50:04 AM PST by JCBreckenridge (Texas is a state of mind - Steinbeck)
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To: PeteMcNamara; TheOldLady; humblegunner; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; ...
Signed up today to pimp your game...oh, I mean to warn us about this scourge upon our nation? Here are some kitties who would love to talk to you.


5 posted on 01/15/2013 1:01:26 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: PeteMcNamara; TheOldLady; humblegunner; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; ...
Signed up today to pimp your game...oh, I mean to warn us about this scourge upon our nation? Here are some kitties who would love to talk to you.


6 posted on 01/15/2013 1:02:27 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: PeteMcNamara; TheOldLady; humblegunner; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; ...
Signed up today to pimp your game...oh, I mean to warn us about this scourge upon our nation? Here are some kitties who would love to talk to you.


7 posted on 01/15/2013 1:03:28 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: PeteMcNamara

I remember when they did this to Glenn Beck a few years ago...


8 posted on 01/15/2013 1:06:42 AM PST by GraceG
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To: PeteMcNamara; JCBreckenridge; Slings and Arrows; Vendome
" I'll be damned if I'm just gonna sit by and watch it happen."

OK. You wanted the floor.

What exactly is your plan? Are you putting the kid on Double Secret Probation, or what?

(Come on now. Don't be shy.)
9 posted on 01/15/2013 1:11:44 AM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: PeteMcNamara
Would make a great opportunity to explain to a child how idiotic and hypocritical the left’s “choose nonviolence or we'll kill you” is.
10 posted on 01/15/2013 1:15:29 AM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: PeteMcNamara
and I don't usually involve myself in politics

Well, that video game your son found is tragic, and outrageous, to be sure. But I can't help but risk offending you by saying not involving yourself in politics is no virtue.

Politics, as they say, is certain to involve itself with you.

And I couldn't be more pleased with your very sane reaction to that outrageous "game," particularly that you understand that the game, its manufacturers and disseminators are also part of "the media."

11 posted on 01/15/2013 1:22:22 AM PST by Prospero
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To: PeteMcNamara

My advice to you is buy as many lottery tickets as you can afford.

Once I get over the shock at a self proclaimed apolitical computer novice finding his way to the lions den of conservatism on the very first try out of the box, I’d have to say you were the luckiest man on earth.

And imagine my surprise you fit the stereotype of the hard-ass conservative parent to boot! I mean, what are the odds?

But the fact you claimed to yell at your kid for hours after shirking your parental responsibility in allowing him unfettered access to the net without providing him with any guidance at all?

Well...some people might think you were not being completely honest.


12 posted on 01/15/2013 1:27:12 AM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart; shibumi

“I’m a simple man” was where I cracked up.


13 posted on 01/15/2013 1:31:41 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

A conservative’s daughter being proficient at the internet and not needlepoint? Preposterous! I thought this was a high class joint too.


14 posted on 01/15/2013 1:32:41 AM PST by JCBreckenridge (Texas is a state of mind - Steinbeck)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I see a longboat on the horizon. And kitties. Lotsa kitties. Singing the Immigrant song.


15 posted on 01/15/2013 1:34:51 AM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

They come bearing cheese. And a moose, its teeth advancing on a sister...


16 posted on 01/15/2013 1:38:18 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; Norm Lenhart; PeteMcNamara
I got the credibility stretch on this line -

"Heaven for me is a plate of mashed potatoes and a slice of corn-fed Iowa steak"

I don't know about you guys, but I prefer to eat the whole steak. One slice just doesn't cut it with a whole plate of potatoes.

And where are the Brussels Sprouts in butter sauce? What kind of a diner are you running here?
17 posted on 01/15/2013 1:39:30 AM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: shibumi

Speaking of food, it looks like the mods are letting us play with ours.


18 posted on 01/15/2013 1:42:17 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

With Beiber stuned at such a fable,
I sit here shirley as I’m able
Awaiting lightning from on high
For when it’s over, we’re sure to see
a sizzled corps...Oh Hugh Manatee!


19 posted on 01/15/2013 1:43:14 AM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

*applause*


20 posted on 01/15/2013 1:44:36 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; PeteMcNamara
Let's wait for a bit and see if the Guy comes back to us ,eh?
I'm sure the kitties can wait off shore for a few minutes longer.
21 posted on 01/15/2013 1:45:49 AM PST by moose07 (the truth will out ,one day. The Fiscal cliff has a spectacular view.)
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To: Slings and Arrows

The muse was upon me ;)


22 posted on 01/15/2013 1:46:31 AM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: moose07

Time passes...


23 posted on 01/15/2013 1:47:10 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: moose07

He’s dead, Jim.


24 posted on 01/15/2013 1:47:23 AM PST by JCBreckenridge (Texas is a state of mind - Steinbeck)
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To: Slings and Arrows

I agree it does seem to be along time!
Deploy raiding party....


25 posted on 01/15/2013 1:48:28 AM PST by moose07 (the truth will out ,one day. The Fiscal cliff has a spectacular view.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; Norm Lenhart; PeteMcNamara; Old Sarge; TheOldLady; 50mm
Smyrgly Sez:

"The Hammer of the gods,



Will drive our ships to new lands..."


26 posted on 01/15/2013 1:49:12 AM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Seriesly.


27 posted on 01/15/2013 1:49:41 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: JCBreckenridge; TheOldLady

Yard broom ,isle 1


28 posted on 01/15/2013 1:50:27 AM PST by moose07 (the truth will out ,one day. The Fiscal cliff has a spectacular view.)
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To: PeteMcNamara

Remove the computor, children do not have a right to one.


29 posted on 01/15/2013 1:50:40 AM PST by exnavy (Fish or cut bait ...Got ammo, Godspeed!)
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Wait, you mean ol’ Pete isn’t a rootin’ tootin’ rock-ribbed salt of the earth bitter clinger like the rest of us pokes around here?

You mean he’s just a persona used to gin up some cheap internet buzz about a libtard video game?

O shirley not.


30 posted on 01/15/2013 1:50:51 AM PST by Yardstick
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To: PeteMcNamara

Alright, my first IBTZ.


31 posted on 01/15/2013 1:51:32 AM PST by ResponseAbility (The truth of liberalism is the stupid can feel smart, the lazy entitled, and the immoral unashamed)
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To: shibumi

Y’know, Smyrgly looks kind of like Ron Perlman.


32 posted on 01/15/2013 1:54:12 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: 50mm; darkwing104; Arrowhead1952; Darksheare; TheOldLady; Lady Jag; Chode; shibumi; ...

We get to play with our food tonight!


33 posted on 01/15/2013 1:56:26 AM PST by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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To: Slings and Arrows; Windflier; Bikkuri; TheOldLady

Yea brethren, it may yet come to pass that the unknown one shall recievith the companionship of the fuzzy widdle Valkryes. But knowith this...and tremble.

It is not Valhalla, but fell Trollhenge that awaits.

And the Lord thy Mod may strikith him down, or stay his han in mercy. This Brothers, we cannot know.

Book of Zot
Chapter 56, Verses 1-3
“Predictions of the Wandering Druid of Trollhenge”
Normie - Wandering Druid
Cult of Palin


34 posted on 01/15/2013 1:57:32 AM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Old Sarge

I wish it would fight back a bit. It’s more fun when it wiggles.


35 posted on 01/15/2013 2:02:57 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; Old Sarge

n00bie not responding?

I know why!

He’s all played out from yelling at his kid “for hours.”

Lord knows, I can only yell at my kids for 15 - 20 minutes at the most.


36 posted on 01/15/2013 2:03:11 AM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: shibumi

You are going about it all wrong.

First, let kid do whatever.
Second: Blame inanimate object like video games or guns for behavior of child. Third: seek to place blame on self where it rightly belongs and find convenient scapegoat.

It works wonders for libs. They can scream all manner of trivialities and nonesense for years at a time.

It’s like catnip.


37 posted on 01/15/2013 2:09:50 AM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: PeteMcNamara
< sniff > < sniff > < sniff >

I detect the distinct odour of the foul, liquid excreta of the male bos primigenius taurus

38 posted on 01/15/2013 2:26:38 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Norm Lenhart
Oh, yes:

IBTZ

39 posted on 01/15/2013 2:28:01 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; Norm Lenhart

Simple minded man, is what I believe he meant. About as simple minded as the genius that wrote this comment on the site he linked:


like shiznit said, that’s the entire point of this. The political statement will put the NRA in a tight spot if this hits the media, they can’t argue against it because it’s everything they stand for. They’ll either be made out to be total hypocrites if they fight it, or complete lunatics if they stand by its side.


The brainiacs involved with this “game” understand the NRA & its members—ME—about as well as Oh Pee understands Conservatives.

If you need extra kitteh power, I’ve got a couple that are starting to suffer from cabin fever, and would like something warm & juicy & crunchable to gnaw on.


40 posted on 01/15/2013 2:29:00 AM PST by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: Norm Lenhart

If the kid does something extremely bad there is the punishment of last resort.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2978191/posts

You can force him to watch Scott Ryan videos.


41 posted on 01/15/2013 2:29:42 AM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: shibumi

Dude, at 47 I am nowhere near capable of handling that kind of torture on a sustained basis. To do it to a 14 YO?

There’s Geneva conventions and International treaties to ban that level of torture.

Say....You weren’t one of those fascists that Bushutler had working for...

SEE?!?! A quick look at that moron and I lost my mind!

;)


42 posted on 01/15/2013 2:35:46 AM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart

Yesterday he pretended to channel Glenn Beck.

No. Really.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2976983/posts


43 posted on 01/15/2013 2:41:53 AM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: PeteMcNamara

BECAUSE they are so against your right to bear arms, you will NEED your right to bears arms.


44 posted on 01/15/2013 3:03:01 AM PST by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: TalBlack; Norm Lenhart; Slings and Arrows
"...you will NEED your right to bears arms."


45 posted on 01/15/2013 3:08:27 AM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: PeteMcNamara

Sorry to sound skeptical, but your post seems disenginous. My feeling is that you joined FR to post this and then observe our reactions.

I have yet to meet a FReeper who is “apolitical.”

If I’m wrong, I apologize and welcome you to FR.


46 posted on 01/15/2013 3:22:07 AM PST by Toadman (To anger a Conservative, tell a lie. To anger a liberal, tell the truth.)
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To: PeteMcNamara

Sorry to sound skeptical, but your post seems disenginous. My feeling is that you joined FR to post this and then observe our reactions.

I have yet to meet a FReeper who is “apolitical.”

If I’m wrong, I apologize and welcome you to FR.


47 posted on 01/15/2013 3:22:07 AM PST by Toadman (To anger a Conservative, tell a lie. To anger a liberal, tell the truth.)
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To: PeteMcNamara

Sorry to sound skeptical, but your post seems disenginous. My feeling is that you joined FR to post this and then observe our reactions.

I have yet to meet a FReeper who is “apolitical.”

If I’m wrong, I apologize and welcome you to FR.


48 posted on 01/15/2013 3:22:07 AM PST by Toadman (To anger a Conservative, tell a lie. To anger a liberal, tell the truth.)
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To: PeteMcNamara

Sorry to sound skeptical, but your post seems disenginous. My feeling is that you joined FR to post this and then observe our reactions.

I have yet to meet a FReeper who is “apolitical.”

If I’m wrong, I apologize and welcome you to FR.


49 posted on 01/15/2013 3:22:07 AM PST by Toadman (To anger a Conservative, tell a lie. To anger a liberal, tell the truth.)
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To: PeteMcNamara

Sorry to sound skeptical, but your post seems disenginous. My feeling is that you joined FR to post this and then observe our reactions.

I have yet to meet a FReeper who is “apolitical.”

If I’m wrong, I apologize and welcome you to FR.


50 posted on 01/15/2013 3:22:22 AM PST by Toadman (To anger a Conservative, tell a lie. To anger a liberal, tell the truth.)
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