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Sen. Al Franken Wants to Hear Your AR-15 Story!
cheaper than dirt ^ | 3-1-13 | Dave Dolbee

Posted on 03/04/2013 5:23:12 AM PST by TurboZamboni

Although the competition was fierce for the top spot as the most absurd democrat at the hearing, I would have to say Sen. Al Franken bested the highly competitive field. Now don’t get me wrong, gun control is not a Republican or Democrat issue, but the lunatics running the asylum on this issue are solidly democrat. Al Franken used his time in front of the camera to say he had never heard of a single circumstance where a civilian had ever used an AR-15 for self-defense.

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1 posted on 03/04/2013 5:23:25 AM PST by TurboZamboni
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To: TurboZamboni

“never heard of a single circumstance where a civilian had ever used an AR-15 for self-defense”
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...I’ve never heard of a single circumstance where anyone thought Franken was funny. Or that he was anything more than a dung beetle.


2 posted on 03/04/2013 5:27:01 AM PST by albie (re)
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To: TurboZamboni

What a jerk Frankes-Feinstein is.

All he has to do is join the NRA, which will automatically subscribe to the Rifleman or Hunter Magazine. The Armed Citizen is on page 10 every month. He can read a small sampling of second-amendment personal defence stories there every month, where he will also occasionally see a story where an AR-15 or other military style rifle has saved the day.


3 posted on 03/04/2013 5:28:17 AM PST by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: TurboZamboni

Refer Al to the 1992 L.A. riots, with shop keepers protecting their neighborhood from the roof.

We need a video of Obama and his staff threatening the nation with reduced law enforcement and national security.

Follow that with rolling script and voice over:

THIS is why American citizens NEED semi-automatic rifles with 30 round magazines.

To protect our families, our homes, our communities, and our nation, when the government FAILS in those responsibilities.


4 posted on 03/04/2013 5:28:43 AM PST by G Larry
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To: TurboZamboni

Apparently he ignored the video tape of the guard in a tax service company fighting off two armed robbers with an AR type rifle.


5 posted on 03/04/2013 5:31:06 AM PST by Boomer One
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To: TurboZamboni

Perhaps this idiot can ask that question of Homeland Defense.

Wasn’t it their department that just ordered a bunch of them as home defense rifles?


6 posted on 03/04/2013 5:32:30 AM PST by VRWCarea51
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To: TurboZamboni

He had never heard of a single circumstance where a civilian had ever used an AR-15 for self-defense.

If they know you have one you won’t have to use it.


7 posted on 03/04/2013 5:33:25 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: TurboZamboni

he had never heard of a single circumstance where a civilian had ever used an AR-15 for self-defense.

Then there is no need to ban them...apparently they are not used much...

Idiot.


8 posted on 03/04/2013 5:36:45 AM PST by Adder (No, Mr. Franklin, we could NOT keep it.)
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To: TurboZamboni
F.O. Al Franken.

2A is not yours to grant or withhold.

9 posted on 03/04/2013 5:36:45 AM PST by grobdriver (Vivere liberi aut mori)
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To: Vaduz

I figure everyone who actually would respond to this will get put on a list to have their home raided.


10 posted on 03/04/2013 5:37:27 AM PST by MachIV
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To: TurboZamboni
How about more people are killed by hammers than AR15’s.
11 posted on 03/04/2013 5:41:53 AM PST by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: Boomer One
Apparently he ignored the video tape of the guard in a tax service company

Apparently he did. But "Tax Service" company? Puhleeeze.

12 posted on 03/04/2013 5:46:34 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Here once the embattled farmers stood... And fired the shot heard round the world.)
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To: TurboZamboni

Al and those like him purposely miss the point. The guns are needed in case we have to fight a tyrannical government in the future, you know, a government like the one he is a part of.

Screw him, he doesn’t want to hear any truth and deserves no answers.


13 posted on 03/04/2013 5:49:20 AM PST by dforest (I have now entered the Twilight Zone.)
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To: Boomer One
I found a link on the net that may be the incident you have in mind (WJBK -- Inkster, Michigan). It contains both a story and a video.
14 posted on 03/04/2013 5:50:39 AM PST by GJones2 (AR-15 used for defense)
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To: albie

“never heard of a single circumstance where a civilian had ever used an AR-15 for self-defense”

Well dunce, it’s like this, just having one is enough of a deterrent.

Any more dumb a$$ questions?

...and of course the unfortunate need for a disclaimer just in case albie thinks I might be referring to him/her.


15 posted on 03/04/2013 5:53:18 AM PST by wita
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To: wita

just in case albie thinks I might be referring to him/her.”

...why would I think that?


16 posted on 03/04/2013 5:55:33 AM PST by albie (re)
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To: albie

Geez now I need a double disclaimer? Just kidding.


17 posted on 03/04/2013 5:58:05 AM PST by wita
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To: TurboZamboni

He’d be happy to hear your story. Just send him your story along with your name, address, social security number, a sample of your DNA, and a voluntary campaign contribution of $1000 or more.


18 posted on 03/04/2013 5:59:50 AM PST by DManA
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To: TurboZamboni
Several weeks ago an apartment in the same complex/building as my nephew's apartment was broken into. But the would-be robbers came face-to-face with a guy (friend of nephew's) holding an AR-15. They fled at the mere sight of it. Good thing, nephew's friend had made a serious tactical error - he couldn't find the magazine for it when he heard them breaking in. They ran from an unloaded rifle.

He has since found the magazine... It would've been better if he had the mag and could've held them for police. As it was, he was just happy to have scared them off. Unfortunately later that night, a mile or so away, two robbers (matching their description) successfully broke into another apartment, severely beat the unarmed person they found there, and stole a bunch of property.

This was just the latest in a long string of incidents - vandalism, other break-ins at apartments and into vehicles, etc. in the area. My nephew and his roommate broke their lease and moved to a better part of town last week.

19 posted on 03/04/2013 6:03:23 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Boomer One

There was a dangerous shootout in the Inkster incident, with the guard shooting once through the wall at waist level (but maybe he’d seen that the others had gotten down on the floor). The robber had shot first at the guard, and the sight of the guard’s rifle may have been what caused him to turn and run instead of finishing him off. The AR-15 may have saved the guard’s life.


20 posted on 03/04/2013 6:04:29 AM PST by GJones2 (AR-15 used for defense)
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To: MachIV

Agree bet the dems are doing profiling on a large scale.


21 posted on 03/04/2013 6:11:39 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: Boomer One

On reviewing the video I see that the shot through the wall was higher than waist level, about shoulder or head level.


22 posted on 03/04/2013 6:14:01 AM PST by GJones2 (AR-15 used for defense)
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To: Boomer One
In an earlier thread here about the Inkster incident there was some question about whether that's really an AR-15. I have a pistol and used a rifle in the military decades ago, but don't keep up on such things. I have no way of knowing myself. You said "AR type" in your post here. Maybe that's what it is rather than an AR-15.
23 posted on 03/04/2013 6:43:29 AM PST by GJones2 (AR-15 used for defense?)
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To: TurboZamboni

I’d like a single example of a newspaper exercising the first amendment to preserve liberty.


24 posted on 03/04/2013 6:44:39 AM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: GJones2

Actually, the guard was shot by the perp.


25 posted on 03/04/2013 9:24:36 AM PST by cyclotic (In a society of wolves, you do not fight back by creating more sheep-Dan Bongino)
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To: TurboZamboni

Don’t know about self defense, but, I went to a wedding the other day and the Bride used an AR-15 on a Piano.

Of course, other guests were shooting shotguns, hand guns, and a rifle at the piano also.

I hear they burned the thing later and burried it.

One of the best wedding receptions ever!


26 posted on 03/04/2013 10:54:43 AM PST by Conan the Librarian (The Best in Life is to crush my enemies, see them driven before me, and the Dewey Decimal System)
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To: Conan the Librarian
One of the best wedding receptions ever!
was it a "Player piano"; playing "Y.M.C.A."...

27 posted on 03/04/2013 11:01:44 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: skinkinthegrass

I’d of burned it first if that was playing!

I did get a few shots in as it was.


28 posted on 03/04/2013 2:19:25 PM PST by Conan the Librarian (The Best in Life is to crush my enemies, see them driven before me, and the Dewey Decimal System)
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