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Safe From Fire, but Not Guns (NYT barf alert)
New York Times ^ | 26 july 2012 | Nicholas D. Kristo

Posted on 07/26/2012 7:02:36 AM PDT by rellimpank

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1 posted on 07/26/2012 7:02:48 AM PDT by rellimpank
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The NYT has gone from Mercedes class to Yugo class.

Does anyone actually read - and believe - these loons anymore?


2 posted on 07/26/2012 7:04:23 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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I’m fat because of spoons.


3 posted on 07/26/2012 7:08:06 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Obama does not have the work ethic to be Anti-Christ.)
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The theater has sprinklers and fire extinguishers.

They couldn’t provide one lousy armed guard. So why not let patrons take care of themselves.


4 posted on 07/26/2012 7:12:23 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew (or is that lou?))
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This is completely crap! There was gun control in place! The city of Aurora has gun control in place as well as the theater itself. No guns were allowed. Where do they find these rocks to put behind a computer and write this BS?


5 posted on 07/26/2012 7:12:29 AM PDT by Portcall24
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Are all NY city residents this provincial and ignorant, to think that the orange-haired, demon-possessed murderer would have obeyed laws not to bring guns in the theatre?


6 posted on 07/26/2012 7:13:34 AM PDT by backwoods-engineer (I will vote against ANY presidential candidate who had non-citizen parents.)
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I thought all the fire exit doors had an alarm if opened.
Where is the discussion about that. Was there one, Did it work, or did he disable it?


7 posted on 07/26/2012 7:19:27 AM PDT by dmet
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Leftists are consumed with people’s safety when it comes to guns, but couldn’t care less about their financial safety (Taxes, Socialism), safety from homosexual predators (Boy Scouts), safety in the womb (Abortion) and National Security (gut the Military).


8 posted on 07/26/2012 7:20:11 AM PDT by Dr. Thorne (Don't vote for anyone who takes contributions from Goldman Sachs)
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If only there had been a “No Guns” sign on the fire door Holmes brought his guns in through.

No sign, and 12 people paid with their lives.

Sigh.


9 posted on 07/26/2012 7:22:09 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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We have a ratings system to protect children from nudity or offensive language. Indeed, on that horrific night in the theater last week, only one major element wasn’t regulated: the guns and ammunition used to massacre viewers.

AHHHHHHH, but they WERE regulated; the perp was shooting in a GUN FREE ZONE!

10 posted on 07/26/2012 7:23:14 AM PDT by NRA1995 (I'll cling to my religion, cigars and guns till they're pried from my cold dead fingers!)
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Maybe we should regulate the news industry to protect people from overzealous newscasts that incorrectly and repeatedly link a minority group to violence?

Or maybe we should regulate the news industry to protect the people from doctored audio of 911 calls that make an innocent hispanic look like a racist?


11 posted on 07/26/2012 7:24:08 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (When religions have to beg the gov't for a waiver, we are already under socialism.)
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http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2012/07/robert-farago/cinemark-theaters-no-legal-firearms-allowed/ "We followed the manager up to the ticket counter and he showed us this small cardboard sign that said “NO FIREARMS ALLOWED” at the very bottom. We told the manager that we wished to receive a full refund and we would not be returning to the theater in the future. He said nothing, and we were given our refunds with no further problems . . . " "Stay away from the small cardboard signs!"
12 posted on 07/26/2012 7:25:11 AM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: NRA1995

We need sayfer boolets.


13 posted on 07/26/2012 7:27:35 AM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: Erik Latranyi

The very people who would take away guns often own fire extinguishers. It’s fun to ask such folks “What are you afraid of? Why are you living in fear?”


14 posted on 07/26/2012 7:31:28 AM PDT by Oberon (Big Brutha Be Watchin'.)
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NY Times Headline:
Govt to ban all matches, lighters, magnifying glasses and lightning.


15 posted on 07/26/2012 7:35:52 AM PDT by bunkerhill7 (???? . what??? Who knew? .)
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To: Portcall24
The city of Aurora has gun control in place...

Not true - the oft-cited city ordinances have no meaning since the state has fully occupied the firearms regulation laws to the exclusion of any previously-enacted city ordinance. This applies everywhere in CO except for Denver which has special rules as a "Home Rule" city. An example of a difference in Denver would be that open carry is allowed everywhere in CO except for Denver.

16 posted on 07/26/2012 7:36:07 AM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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Maybe instead of saying how much you do regulate, you should pause and ask why so many things are regulated.

UNsaid is the fact that if someone, anyone! had been carrying, the evening might have been very different for the “joker”.


17 posted on 07/26/2012 7:39:16 AM PDT by Adder (Da bro has GOT to go!)
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The column is an interesting read, for what it reveals of the gun control mindset. His proposals for changes in the law all have one thing in common: none of them would have stopped Holmes. It’s a blatant example of a liberal following the Rahm Rule: never let a crisis go to waste. Exploit the victims and their grieving families before the funeral services have even been held, in order to advance the anti-gun jihad.

And they have the nerve to call themselves “reasonable”.


18 posted on 07/26/2012 7:41:31 AM PDT by hitkicker (The only thing worse than a politician is a child molester)
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It is clear the Emergency Exit were not Alarmed.

19 posted on 07/26/2012 7:49:14 AM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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only one major element wasn’t regulated: the guns and ammunition used to massacre viewers.

Horse muffins! Idiots like Nicholas here need to apologize to the victims who were shot because of gun regulations like fish in a barrel.

20 posted on 07/26/2012 7:52:08 AM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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