Skip to comments.John Walsh, Host of 'America's Most Wanted,' on What He's Learned From Life and Loss
Posted on 01/06/2014 4:06:38 PM PST by lowbridge
I am for the right to have guns. I'm a gun owner. But nobody needs to own an AK-47. They say these assault rifles are great for hunting. You can't hunt game with an AK-47. And if you're a responsible gun owner, why wouldn't you go through a background check? The only people who don't want background checks are fugitives, tax dodgers and terrorists.
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I was given to understand that people that had, as young kids, taken ADHD medicine, or veterans that had counseling possibly related to PTSD might be disqualified. Is that wrong?
Sure they do.............if the government has them. When government no longer fears the people there's tyranny. Walsh should know that.
He is correct that no one needs to own an AK-47. So by that logic, let’s ban all minivans—no one needs one of those; 2 sedans work just fine. Let’s ban all recumbent bicycles—who rides those anymore, anyways? Let’s ban all houses with more than 5 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths—no one has large families anymore, right, so no one needs a big house. Oh, and we should also ban mechanical pencils—use a good ole number 2, people!
When you put it in those terms, the argument suddenly loses all its force, doesn’t it?
They delight in sending me these large beautiful four color packages of information on their organization.
I take even greater delight in throwing them away. I would tell them the are completely wasting their time, but hell, I didn't ask for the stupid package in the first place. Besides, since they see no reason for the 2nd amendment to exist, I see no reason for them to exist.
Lawbreakers are gonna break the law. Meanwhile this administration illegally ran guns to narcoterrorists in Mexico, guns which have been traced to thousands of murders including US officials. The administration has lied and stalled investigations into these crimes.
If he was really against gun violence he would be putting pressure and public attention on this administration.
And I don’t need some arrogant little ass telling me what kind of gun I should be able to have. SCREW YOU, JOHNNY.
No, no no!
You send them back in their prepaid envelope, along with all the junk mail you got that week.
Stuff it all in there, and tape it closed if you have to... and let them pick up the tab.
Psycho-active drug users can kill people with guns, cars, knives, pillows, drugs/poison, etc.
If they have been determined to be unaccountable for their actions, then they should require a 24 hour legal guardian. Giving them more drugs and saying they are “functional” is a lie. They appear “functional” until they have a major malfunciton and kill people. If they were mandated to have an escort/house arrest/institutionalization there would be no rampage (gun or otherwise).
Ask him if that includes the police, Social Security staff, etc.
The militarization of our "police force" (city and otherwise) is going on. So much for no standing army presence being applied to US citizens.
Who in their right mind listens to anything the AARP say’s????
Actually, yes, yes you can.
You stole my trick! I add nails or washers to add to the weight.
I'll be 58 in April.
I've been doing this for a while - and the dummies just keep sending me stuff.
Ceramic tile scraps work well when there's little other junk mail - fits into the envelope nicely.
Walsh goes typically by the leftist playbook numbers:
(1) Announces that he, too is a gun-owner, in which the pro-gun reader is supposed to breathe a sigh of relief and be inclined to get on board.
Sets up the old assault-weapon/hunting strawman. Hey John. During the course of how many recent shootings, how many times did the killer had an actual AK-47 or similar weapon? What percentage of the killers AMW has profiled killed with an AK-47? FAIL.
If he can tell me nobody needs to own an AK-47 then does that give me the right to tell all those left lane campers that nobody needs to own a frickin Prius?
I take the insert and write
NO MORE MAIL AT THIS ADDRESS
on it with a marksalot. These people sold us out, no need to be polite.
This statement is just a straight up bold faced lie. Either that or he is just a gun ignorant moron speaking about a subject that he knows nothing about. Take your pick.
someone told me that you can tape the return envelope on a box and seal it and send it.
That way they could get a big bill.
I have never been that bold.
From AARP? Give me a break, the dude is addle brained if he belngs to that organization
“But nobody needs to own an AK-47”
Hey John, it’s called the “Bill of Rights” not the bill of needs. No one needs a Ferrari either but they’re not outlawed
“Take your pick”
Why does it have to be an ‘either/or’?
Another blathering, blubbering Libtard doin’ the Gun Grabber Jive.
Nobody really needs a Liberal - therefore Ban Liberals!
Hunting with AK-47s is like fishing with dynamite. Yeah, it can be done, in fact, it makes things a lot easier, but on some level, you are missing the point...
John Walsh is rich, famous and “connected” both politically and in Hollywood. He has not lived in the real world for decades. He is a
typical liberal idiot who simply cannot understand the difference between
rights and privileges. His opinion and a buck “might” get you a cup of
coffee in a shi*ty restaurant.
aarp? Won’t read it.
Don’t throw out the prepaid envelop ... place your read NRA, church, and other conservative materials in it (and really stuff it in) and return with a note asking them to consider the enclose materials. (should cost them a dollar or two for postage)
“someone told me that you can tape the return envelope on a box and seal it and send it.That way they could get a big bill.”
It was always my understanding you could legally only put in it whatever they send you. IOW, it would be a no-no to attach a business reply envelope to a brick. I do however, include the original envelope and make sure it is too lumpy to go through the sorter. Sorting by hand does cost them a bit more.
Actually, John, I do need to own an AK-47. So suck it, you worthless kapo.
” But nobody needs to own an AK-47.”
Nobody needs to criticize people who want to own an AK-47
Don’t throw it in the trash! Tape it to something big and send it to them with their post paid envelope. Old phone books work well.
My dad sent Good Sam RV a chunk of granite about the size of a pet tombstone with a note, once again, asking to be removed from the mailing list along with “I have bigger rocks!”
The second amendment mentions nothing about hunting. Nothing.
I have regular customers in my gun shop that are always around construction sites... Every so often I’ll have them bring me a concrete block or two. I’m always getting stock in heavy cardboard boxes...
Any time I get something in the mail from AARP (or some other anti-gun/liberal outfit) that contains a postage paid return envelope, I send them a well packaged concrete block on their own dime.
They don’t learn, either... I’ve sent out more than one to AARP!
I’ve mailed several concrete blocks with no repercussions...
The 2nd Amendment isn’t about hunting, and it isn’t about self defense. It is about the people having the power to resist corrupt, unconstitutional government. That means people have the right to own guns that serve no reasonable purpose beyond combat applications. While an AK-47 might have other applications, it has proven itself as an effective combat weapon. The Founding Fathers would approve.
Because of the 2nd Amendment, and the wisdom of the Founders to see that citizens are the standing militia protecting our freedoms, we can argue our right to hunt and provide for our sustenance, and we can argue for our right to be responsible for our own safety, and the security of our life and property, which requires many different types of firearms, like bolt action rifles, revolvers and high capacity handguns. They fall under the broader implications of the 2nd Amendment, and our need to preserve our God given freedom and liberties.
I used to get them. I took the BRC (Business Reply Card), wrote FU-AARP! large with a Sharpie, and put it in the paid return envelope, and sent it back. After 10-12 of those replies from me, they got the message, took me off their mailing list, and quit sending propaganda to me. Eff ‘em.
Why is it that these idiots never want to give up free speech?
He’s either a tool or a fool.
No, not true at all. The AK-47 fires the 7.62x39 round, which ballistically is almost identical to the .30-30. Most states also have a magazine limit while hunting, so you can't use a 30 round magazine, either, but limited to 5. So I fail to see where you are "fishing with dynamite" with an AK.
But the AK itself is a decent hunting platform, and the cartridge is a very decent hunting cartridge.
Now, the AR platform with it's 5.56 or .223 round, that is not a legal caliber in most states. So the proper statement would be "you can't hunt with an AR."
But you can get the AR platform in other calibers such as .300 Blackout that is another dandy deer round.
He’s preening for the LEO community.