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Football, Lunatics and Liberals
Tea Party Nation ^ | 12/3/12 | Judson Phillips

Posted on 12/03/2012 6:20:33 AM PST by Thad Lost

The football world was rocked Saturday morning when Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher murdered his girlfriend then turned the gun on himself.

This tragedy was bad enough but then the left decided to use another tragedy for political again. What did the left do in light of this tragedy?

Last night, in the weekly edition of Sunday night football, the Cowboys hosted the Eagles in a game with playoff implications.

At halftime, NBC sportscaster and liberal nut job Bob Costas decided to launch into a tirade about the Belcher murder/suicide and gun control.

Costas quoted a Kansas City Sports writer, Jason Whitlock and said:

“‘Our current gun culture,’ Whitlock wrote, ‘ensures that more and more domestic disputes will end in the ultimate tragedy. And more convenience store confrontations over loud music coming from a car will leave more teenage boys bloodied and dead. Handguns do not enhance our safety. They exacerbate our flaws, tempt us to escalate arguments and bait us into embracing confrontation rather than avoiding it. In the coming days, Jovan Belcher’s actions and their possible connection to football will be analyzed. Who knows? But here,’ wrote Jason Whitlock, ‘is what I believe — if Jovan Belcher didn’t possess a gun, he and Cassandra Perkins would both be alive today.’”

Is being an idiot a prerequisite for getting a job at NBC?

(Excerpt) Read more at teapartynation.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: belcher; control; gun; nfl

1 posted on 12/03/2012 6:20:47 AM PST by Thad Lost
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To: Thad Lost

Heard on TV this morning that a guy in NY caught his wife cheating by texting love messages to her boyfriend. He proceeded to beat her to death with a baseball bat. So, I guess we should ban baseball bats.


2 posted on 12/03/2012 6:24:04 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: Thad Lost

“...if OJ hadn’t owned a knife,then Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman would be alive today....”,said no newsman ever!


3 posted on 12/03/2012 6:27:15 AM PST by massmike (At least no one is wearing a "Ron Paul - 2016" tee shirt........yet!)
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To: massmike

and the pro wrestler a few years ago who strangled his young son, wife and then proceeded to hang himself..lots of guns were used there..


4 posted on 12/03/2012 6:31:24 AM PST by BerniesFriend (Sarah Palin-"Lord knows she's attractive" says bitter Andrea Mitchell and the rest of the MSM)
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To: massmike

“...if OJ hadn’t owned a knife,then Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman would be alive today....”,said no newsman ever!

If Nichole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman had owned a gun, they would be alive today.


5 posted on 12/03/2012 6:31:50 AM PST by Brookhaven (theconservativehand.com - alt2p.com)
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To: Thad Lost

OK, Jason, I’ll play.
What would have prevented Belcher from posessing a gun, either legally or illegally?

Do you want to argue that all guns should be confiscated from the posession of civilians?
Do you have a giant magnet?

I know, I know, in a liberal’s mind, the discussion and examination stops at the point where “I feel good about myself for advocating this position”, and you haven’t bothered to and don’t want to examine it further.


6 posted on 12/03/2012 6:36:35 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Thad Lost

O.J. Simpson used a knife.


7 posted on 12/03/2012 6:41:39 AM PST by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: massmike

It’d sure be nice to ban fangs, so venomous spiders and snakes can’t poison us too . . . the liberal slippery slope leads to all sorts of absurdity, doesn’t it . . .


8 posted on 12/03/2012 6:44:59 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Mr Ramsbotham

Cain killed Abel with his Sig Sauer. I think.


9 posted on 12/03/2012 6:49:32 AM PST by relictele
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To: Brookhaven
"“...if OJ hadn’t owned a knife,then Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman would be alive today....”,said no newsman ever!
If Nichole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman had owned a gun, they would be alive today."

This.

10 posted on 12/03/2012 6:52:45 AM PST by 1riot1ranger (OMG!!! ObamaMustGo!)
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To: 1riot1ranger

ban sharp objects...blunt objects...bones too, remember 2001 a Space Odyssey?


11 posted on 12/03/2012 6:59:09 AM PST by Gasshog
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To: Thad Lost

You want to fix the concussion issue. Go back to lighter helmets and make personal fouls with helmet leads a 25 yard penalty and automatic ejection from game and review for possible extra suspensions. Second offense lifetime ban. The game went from being a man’s game to a thugs game over the last 20 years or so.

The NFL is duplicitous, I watched several plays this weekend of offensive players overtly leading with their heads into defenders who were not leading with theirs and no penalty was called, reverse that and it is called almost every time (on the right team). Just like the pass interference, they call it on defense to help offenses move the ball to raise scores and drive “more excitement” for the marketing. Only called on offense when it is one of the teams everyone wants to lose, like Patriots, Steelers, Broncos etc...

I have little sympathy for the millionaires that keep playing, but I feel for their families, but they too sometimes stay quiet for the money. Players can moan and blame the “evil rich owners” (ring a bell on a class warfare note) but in the end they choose to play. I equate football to gladiator games and also a vehicle to promote “heroes” to the minority community. Where else does a demographic that represents 11-14% of population make up 90% of participants?

If I am in the middle of a multi-million dollar contract that had guarantee money and I got hurt and to continue would jeopardize my health, I work quit or at least be injured for a while until I could. Plus, I would have had most of my money and no a garage of fancy cars and such.


12 posted on 12/03/2012 7:02:56 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: Thad Lost

Being anti-American is a prerequisite for holding a job at NBC.


13 posted on 12/03/2012 7:09:58 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: Thad Lost

If Nicole Simpson or Ron Goldman had had a gun, they might be alive today.


14 posted on 12/03/2012 7:11:32 AM PST by Texas Eagle (1)
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To: Thad Lost

Football, Lunatics AND Liberals. AND... really? What’s the difference?


15 posted on 12/03/2012 7:17:54 AM PST by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: Thad Lost

Liberal Logic. Make that liberal logic.


16 posted on 12/03/2012 7:25:36 AM PST by sarasota
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To: Thad Lost

Why isn’t Jason Whitlock calling for a law to make it illegal to sell guns to Black Men?


17 posted on 12/03/2012 7:26:44 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Thad Lost

NBC is still getting blistered on SNF’s Facebook page.

Patriots (and I don’t necessarily mean just the New England kind) should make this one hurt.


18 posted on 12/03/2012 7:32:08 AM PST by Colonel_Flagg ("Don't be afraid to see what you see." -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: Thad Lost
Steroid Rage; Black on Black Violence; Culture of Violence; Batman?; Mental Disease; Removal of 10 Commandments from school teaching; Culture of Corruption; Violent movies; Domestic Violence;

Pick one, Mr.Costas,....any one.....just pick....and then bloviate on what you know nothing about.

19 posted on 12/03/2012 7:32:12 AM PST by Texas Songwriter ( i)
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To: Thad Lost
Revealed: Keith Olbermann was operating Costas' teleprompter.

One good bathtub boy deserves another.


20 posted on 12/03/2012 7:39:42 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: Colonel_Flagg

Twitter also calling for firing Costas.


21 posted on 12/03/2012 7:49:38 AM PST by sarasota
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To: Resolute Conservative

“I watched several plays this weekend of offensive players overtly leading with their heads into defenders who were not leading with theirs and no penalty was called, reverse that and it is called almost every time (on the right team).”

I noticed this too, particularly Golden Tate (I believe) in the Bears-Seahawks game. They had a great shot of it on the broadcast. No flag.


22 posted on 12/03/2012 8:08:24 AM PST by cld51860 (Oderint dum metuant)
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To: massmike
“...if OJ hadn’t owned a knife,then Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman would be alive today....”,said no newsman ever!

How about if Nicole had pulled a snub-nosed .38 out of her purse?

23 posted on 12/03/2012 8:14:19 AM PST by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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To: Thad Lost

Liberal logic pushed even further...

concussions in football are way up.
brain injuries.
tragic.

Why?

because better helmets make the thugs that play football hit even harder than ever before.

Solution?

Put them back in soft leather helmets. They won’t hit each other hard at all, they will survive.

See how easy it is to fix all this? Oh, give the quarterback a tutu as well.


24 posted on 12/03/2012 8:17:16 AM PST by SparkyBass
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To: TexasCajun

I asked that rhetorical question on another thread.

All the same safety and crime reduction arguments could be made for that policy, and it would actually have a far greater impact than a general gun ban.

I’m not advocating it, just pointing out the absurdity of Whitlock’s argument.


25 posted on 12/03/2012 8:22:54 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Brookhaven

Oh, oh!

Let me play too!

If muslims weren’t allowed to fly on airplanes, 911 wouldn’t have happened.


26 posted on 12/03/2012 8:25:01 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Thad Lost

Hey, Bob Costas, why don’t you stand up for your beliefs! Come try to confiscate my guns. PLEASE!


27 posted on 12/03/2012 8:33:04 AM PST by Oldpuppymax
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To: Thad Lost

MEssage to Mr. Costas; If you are man enough to try and take my gun, come and see what happens.


28 posted on 12/03/2012 8:34:15 AM PST by MissEdie (America went to the polls on 11-6-12 and all we got was a socialist thug and a dottering old fool.)
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To: Thad Lost

MEssage to Mr. Costas; If you are man enough to try and take my gun, come and see what happens.


29 posted on 12/03/2012 8:34:25 AM PST by MissEdie (America went to the polls on 11-6-12 and all we got was a socialist thug and a dottering old fool.)
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To: Thad Lost
Costas/Lupica man cards .... revoked.


30 posted on 12/03/2012 8:39:51 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Thad Lost
100 to 1 this will be topic numero uno for Rush today.

Boycott comcast.

31 posted on 12/03/2012 8:58:12 AM PST by Post5203 (I bought 6 marines a beer at a bar recently and not one said thanks. I won't do that again.)
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To: Post5203

This costas moron is sooooooooo misguided. I support banning “newsreaders” like this pinhead, anti-Freedom costas fem-male.


32 posted on 12/03/2012 9:02:37 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Thad Lost
A few HOURS before Costas' insipid lecture about America's "gun culture", this story took place... very similar to the Javon Belcher story, but no guns. 3 dead.

http://news.yahoo.com/police-hero-instructor-fought-son-arrow-attack-003905755.html

So many people who are apparently somehow still alive, but just don't know it, because they haven't talked to Bob Costas yet.

33 posted on 12/03/2012 9:26:50 AM PST by Teacher317 ('Tis time to fear when tyrants seem to kiss.)
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To: Thad Lost

The prophet Holy Bob Costas spake and therefore the player and his wife would be alive excpt for the gun. No other person has ever been killed by any other means or item other than guns. “For we all know that the gun has a mind of its own and can exert overwhelming influence and force an individual to kill another when it was not intended. Except for the gun, the perpetrator would have sought reconcillitation and guidance from the appropriate liberal left leaning authority in his region.”

I almost forgot. . . (sarc).


34 posted on 12/03/2012 9:37:04 AM PST by dirtymac (Now is the for all good men to come to the aid of their country.)
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To: Brookhaven

http://msn.foxsports.com/feedback

Give feedback.

ESPN has been overcome by leftist-propaganda. It would be nice to go to a sports site for SPORTS! and not leftist-govt approved misinformation. Either they should have a good ‘equal-time’ retort published or have Whitlock fired.


35 posted on 12/03/2012 9:53:57 AM PST by Tigercap
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To: Thad Lost

banning and confiscating guns is not thought of as too difficult because of the large numbers, yet deporting illegal immigrants is...

interesting times.

t


36 posted on 12/03/2012 11:44:51 AM PST by teeman8r (Armageddon won't be pretty, but it's not like it's the end of the world.)
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To: MrB

no need to ban muslims on airplanes. just allow licensed concealed carry passengers to board armed. 9/11 wouldn’t have happened!


37 posted on 12/03/2012 3:03:15 PM PST by 1riot1ranger (OMG!!! ObamaMustGo!)
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To: Thad Lost

I bet the football player used steroids. I hear they can make people irritable and violent.


38 posted on 12/03/2012 3:41:57 PM PST by 3catsanadog (No more blaming Bush, Obama-now you inherited the mess you made.)
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