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Ben Carson on Hannity: "maybe GZ should have had a taser"

Posted on 07/17/2013 6:37:49 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA

Sorry, Ben Carson may be "intelligent" but he is still a moron. On Hannity he just said that GZ should have had a taser instead of a gun. He alsothinks it was 2nd or 3nd degree murder.

This follows comments by his that the 2A perhaps should be restricted by zip code.

A lot of people may be a fan of this guy, but he is clueless to issues regarding the Constitution, self defense or the 2A.


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1 posted on 07/17/2013 6:37:49 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA
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To: Red in Blue PA

he has a right to either of them ben. he decided on a gun. he has the right.


2 posted on 07/17/2013 6:39:00 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Yep...he’s proving to be an idiot.


3 posted on 07/17/2013 6:39:19 PM PDT by vmivol00 (I won't be reconstructed.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

I am flabbergasted how any body can read the Florida Criminal statue and come to the conclusion that 2nd murder or manslaughter applies.


4 posted on 07/17/2013 6:40:10 PM PDT by Perdogg (Cruz-Paul 2016)
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To: Red in Blue PA

He’s a wonderful man, but naive, I’m afraid. And we do not need a sweet, naive person as president.


5 posted on 07/17/2013 6:40:37 PM PDT by ottbmare (The OTTB Mare--now a Marine Mom)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Probably wouldn’t have been a bad idea, honestly. Tasers work.


6 posted on 07/17/2013 6:40:53 PM PDT by The KG9 Kid (Demand Common Sense Nut Control.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Well played sir.


7 posted on 07/17/2013 6:41:10 PM PDT by Ghost of SVR4
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To: Secret Agent Man

A well trained dog would have been a real asset.


8 posted on 07/17/2013 6:41:12 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Red in Blue PA

You don’t want to taser someone if they are attached to you


9 posted on 07/17/2013 6:42:16 PM PDT by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: Red in Blue PA

George bought the gun because of dogs.

Never bring a taser to a dog fight.


10 posted on 07/17/2013 6:42:17 PM PDT by digger48
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To: Perdogg

Reading the statute or not. If a guy is bashing your head against the ground, breaking your nose and reaching for your weapon, it is illogical and ignorant to say that it is not purely self-defense.

We have a broken country filled with proudly ignorant people. Everyone seems to know better than others, and are proud to spout off to everyone.


11 posted on 07/17/2013 6:42:55 PM PDT by ilgipper (Obama is proving that very bad ideas can be wrapped up in pretty words)
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To: vmivol00

“Yep...he’s proving to be an idiot.”

Yeah, he’s certainly no brain surgeon. Oh!

Seriously, is there not one conservative politician, or public figure in this country that will not ultimately wind up being a big disappointment? This stuff is getting old real quick!!


12 posted on 07/17/2013 6:43:41 PM PDT by Batman11 (Obama is not American.. he has no clue what it is to be American.)
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To: AppyPappy

And don’t yo7 get one shot with a taser? What if you miss?


13 posted on 07/17/2013 6:43:42 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Batman11

Sorry, but if you do not understand the words “shall not be infringed” you have no reason to be anywhere near the Oval Office.


14 posted on 07/17/2013 6:44:46 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Umm, if you tase someone you are grappling with, you are also tasing yourself.
15 posted on 07/17/2013 6:45:14 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: Red in Blue PA

Coulda, shoulda, woulda?

How about a Louisville Slugger or just running over Trayvon with his Truck?

Oh that’s right, Zimmerman was pinned to the ground by Saint Skittles.


16 posted on 07/17/2013 6:45:18 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Sigh. Thinking with his pigment instead of his brain. And in killjoys, murderland at that! (locals sometimes call Baltimore Maryland)


17 posted on 07/17/2013 6:45:40 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Mamzelle

So sick of spell check. KILLMORE MURDERLAND. There. They Sony mess withy prose in all caps!!!


18 posted on 07/17/2013 6:47:07 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: ottbmare

He’s being naive by choice. One needs to have a backbone to be forthcoming with ‘an opinion’ that many don’t want to hear.


19 posted on 07/17/2013 6:47:13 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: The KG9 Kid
Probably wouldn’t have been a bad idea, honestly. Tasers work.

And often, Tasers don't work. You've got one shot, and if one of your two electrodes misses, you're SOL.

Not to mention, if someone is on drugs, a Taser cannot compare to the devastating and incapacitating damage to soft tissue, nerves and organs effected by a jacketed hollow point round.

20 posted on 07/17/2013 6:47:14 PM PDT by 101stAirborneVet
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To: Red in Blue PA

Maybe Martin shouldn’t have started hitting Zimmerman.


21 posted on 07/17/2013 6:47:21 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: Batman11
Seriously, is there not one conservative politician, or public figure in this country that will not ultimately wind up being a big disappointment?

It probably going to be hard to find anyone you agree with 100% of the time (Remember what Ed Koch said). I can live with agreeing with someone 80-90% of the time. Carson is a good man.

22 posted on 07/17/2013 6:47:56 PM PDT by RightWingNilla
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To: Red in Blue PA

How about a taser with hollow points? As Si Robertson says “they need to put the lethal back in non-lethal weapon”.


23 posted on 07/17/2013 6:48:04 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Goodbye America. Glad the majority of my years were spent during the good days.)
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To: Mamzelle

Roflmao. ReLly...


24 posted on 07/17/2013 6:48:14 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: ottbmare
Right. He is naive.

At some point, we are/were all naive.

Dr Carson needs our support, not our condemnation.

That said, a taser might have done a better job. Of course, I will still carry a 9mm.

25 posted on 07/17/2013 6:48:19 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (You can't eat Sharia)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Disappointed to hear this....surprised he actually said it.

...also that Julian Bond was one of his heroes....

Trust but verify....must not forget that.

26 posted on 07/17/2013 6:48:20 PM PDT by Guenevere (....)
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To: Red in Blue PA

There’s multi-shot Tasers that can even be used as handheld contact zappers. A Taser would have certainly gotten Trayvon off George in the scenario that George found himself in.


27 posted on 07/17/2013 6:48:28 PM PDT by The KG9 Kid (Demand Common Sense Nut Control.)
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To: wideawake

He’ a brain surgeon, so he must know what he is talking about/s


28 posted on 07/17/2013 6:48:28 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Mamzelle

I’ve heard it called Bodymore, Murderland.


29 posted on 07/17/2013 6:48:51 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: RoosterRedux
Lets be honest. If you are getting all of your news from the MSM, you would probably feel the way Dr. Carson does. He probably doesnt have time to fact check all the nonsense spewed about the Zimmerman trial.

Dr. Carson is a good man. I think he deserves some slack.

30 posted on 07/17/2013 6:49:47 PM PDT by RightWingNilla
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To: Red in Blue PA; mickie; flaglady47
He also said Z is guilty of manslaughter.

Another idol with feet of clay.

I guess blood is thicker than purple drank.

Leni

31 posted on 07/17/2013 6:50:17 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: presently no screen name

Spot on.

I have a lot of respect for Larry Elder for telling it like it is. I would vote for Larry Elder before Ben Carson.


32 posted on 07/17/2013 6:50:23 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: wideawake

These little button screens. They’re getting me down.


33 posted on 07/17/2013 6:51:23 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Red in Blue PA

It was nice knowing you Ben. Bye Bye now.


34 posted on 07/17/2013 6:51:43 PM PDT by RC one
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To: Red in Blue PA

Too bad. I had high hopes for Carson. He’s too intelligent to have actually read up on what happened and came to this conclusion.


35 posted on 07/17/2013 6:51:49 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Play the 'Knockout Game' with someone owning a 9mm and you get what you deserve)
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To: Red in Blue PA; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

Don’t taze me cracka


36 posted on 07/17/2013 6:51:49 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Your thoughts on this matter have shown me that I must never support you politically, so I never will.

Have a nice life, Dr. Carson.


37 posted on 07/17/2013 6:52:01 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

He would be OK as a mayor of an already democrat run city but I doubt he has what it takes to fight for his moderation.


38 posted on 07/17/2013 6:52:09 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: vmivol00
Yep...he’s proving to be an idiot.

Nope. He's a neurosurgeon. He's highly intelligent. Instead, he's proving that black people will almost always side with other black people regardless of the facts. Especially when black people get all whipped up like this. It should be obvious to all that tribalism is clearly the strongest among the black race.

39 posted on 07/17/2013 6:52:36 PM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
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To: Red in Blue PA

HA! HA! HA!

Catch us if you can Holder!

Shots! Shots! Shots!

America! Hell yea!

Vaaaarrroooooommmmmm!

You will never catch the Crazy Ass Crackermobile!

40 posted on 07/17/2013 6:54:02 PM PDT by isthisnickcool (NO MORE IRS!)
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To: The KG9 Kid

If someone has his hands you and you tase him, what happens?


41 posted on 07/17/2013 6:54:05 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: Red in Blue PA
Thanks for the info. He's definitely off my list now.

The zip code thing is really ignorant. Evidently he doesn't believe that Eric Holder's people are created equal, just like Eric.

42 posted on 07/17/2013 6:54:05 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Who knew that one day professional wrestling would be less fake than professional journalism?)
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To: Red in Blue PA

I carry a 13 oz. bear spray in addition to my CC. The bear spray is said to discourage an 800 lb bear. I wouldn’t bet my life on it, but I also don’t want to spend a couple years in court just because some thug wannabe wants to start something. Of course, if I was out numbered or in a really precarious situation, I think I’d go for the gun. But, I would not let an unarmed thug get within striking distance before giving him a jolt of hi-test capsaicin.


43 posted on 07/17/2013 6:54:44 PM PDT by anton
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To: presently no screen name

Save your breath, he’ll be deemed “unacceptable” or “not conservative enough” or fail to toe the line on one narrow issue like this or another for the Circular Firing Squad known as conservatives who fail to understand that perfect is the enemy of good.


44 posted on 07/17/2013 6:54:54 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: wideawake

LOL!

I don’t believe he thought it through.


45 posted on 07/17/2013 6:55:07 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: RightWingNilla
No one is saying he isn't a good man....

...but most of us here have been burned once too often by 'good men' in politics.

....If Carson doesn't know enough about the Zimmerman case to opine......he should have taken a pass.

...Carson's 3rd degree or manslaughter with one or two year sentence statement... and everyone is happy was ridiculous.

If he had followed this case at all, he would have know George was looking at 30 years for manslaughter alone.

Neither he nor Michael Bond wanted to acknowledge George's lack of racism in his personal life.

It all is just getting ridiculous!

46 posted on 07/17/2013 6:55:55 PM PDT by Guenevere (....)
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To: Guenevere
I don't disagree.

I am going to guess he didn't know all the facts and was being asked to opine on something he shouldn't have been.

47 posted on 07/17/2013 6:57:43 PM PDT by RightWingNilla
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To: RightWingNilla

Maybe so, but he wouldn’t be a good politician or leader for America.


48 posted on 07/17/2013 6:58:20 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Just heard him say those things on Hannity and was very disappointed (again).

I really like Carson but, you’re right, he’s made some very strange and disappointing comments on 2A matters.


49 posted on 07/17/2013 6:59:02 PM PDT by NH Liberty ("For there is one God and one Mediator between God and men, the Man Christ Jesus..." [1 Timothy 2:5])
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To: Guenevere

We are waaayyyyy past ridiculous. Entering the Twilight Zone where thugs are now given candlelight vigils and are hailed throughout the country. And then supposedly intelligent brain surgeons pick apart the victim for acting in a split second manner and getting out with their life (thankfully).


50 posted on 07/17/2013 6:59:03 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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