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Chris Matthews: 'Outlaw' Semi-Automatic Guns
NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 12/18/2012 5:18:18 PM PST by governsleastgovernsbest

I'm in New England this week, and this afternoon caught Ann Coulter on the Howie Carr show. She spoke of the amazing ignorance of liberals when it comes to firearms. Just a couple of hours later, Chris Matthews provided a perfect case in point.

On this evening's Hardball, speaking with Illinois Dem Senator Dick Durbin, Matthews proposed that Congress "outlaw" semi-automatic weapons. Does he not realize that doing so would render illegal virtually every hunting rifle in production? View the video here.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Connecticut
KEYWORDS: anncoulter; banglist; chrismatthews; guncontrol; guns; liberals; sandyhookpolitics; secondamendment
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1 posted on 12/18/2012 5:18:23 PM PST by governsleastgovernsbest
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Har. The lunatics think they run the asylum now.
2 posted on 12/18/2012 5:19:15 PM PST by skeeter
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To: netmilsmom; Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; an amused spectator; Diogenesis; MEG33; PGalt; ...

Idiotic. Matthews proposes Congress ‘outlaw’ semi-automatics. Ping to Today show list.


3 posted on 12/18/2012 5:20:09 PM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (FReepmail or ping me to be put on my ping list for criticism of liberal media)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Watchya say there, Tingles?


4 posted on 12/18/2012 5:20:58 PM PST by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: netmilsmom; Behind Liberal Lines; Miss Marple; an amused spectator; Diogenesis; MEG33; PGalt; ...

Idiotic. Matthews proposes Congress ‘outlaw’ semi-automatics. Ping to Today show list.


5 posted on 12/18/2012 5:21:02 PM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (FReepmail or ping me to be put on my ping list for criticism of liberal media)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Chrissy’s mouth is a weapon of mass ignorance.


6 posted on 12/18/2012 5:21:25 PM PST by COBOL2Java (kak-is-toc-ra-cy: Government by the least qualified or most unprincipled citizens. See: GOP-e)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Someone should give Mathews some grapeshot upp his a**, from a blunderbuss.


7 posted on 12/18/2012 5:21:44 PM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

O Riley is on now stating that he thinks every “AR 15 type” weapon should be registered with the FBI.


8 posted on 12/18/2012 5:22:11 PM PST by Phosgood (Send in the Clowns...but Wait, they're here!! >..<)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

A White House channel speaks the agenda again.


9 posted on 12/18/2012 5:23:01 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: skeeter

I wonder if we will ever learn of the number of people who refuse to watch these clowns anymore? What are their “numbers”?


10 posted on 12/18/2012 5:23:09 PM PST by The Working Man
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To: skeeter

Yep. Time to get rid of Hardbull.


11 posted on 12/18/2012 5:23:52 PM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Meanwhile BOR is busy telling us how dangerous the “heavy weapons” like the AR-15 are.

If you suggested that weapons like the 30mm should be OK he’d probably agree because it doesn’t have those scary letters in front of it.


12 posted on 12/18/2012 5:24:23 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Phosgood

O’Really has his head stuck up Murdock’s rear end.


13 posted on 12/18/2012 5:24:54 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: Phosgood

...and Krauthammer agreed.


14 posted on 12/18/2012 5:27:06 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Gun bans. The Liberal’s wet dream for the last 60 years.


15 posted on 12/18/2012 5:27:16 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Reopen the mental institutions! Damn the ACLU!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

“We don’t want to take away your guns, we ONLY want to register handguns. Rifles and shotguns will not be affected!”-T J Dodd & Emanuel Cellar 1962.

Nelson T. ‘Pete’ Shields
Founder of Handgun Control, Inc.

“I’m convinced that we have to have federal legislation to build on. We’re going to have to take one step at a time, and the first step is necessarily — given the political realities — going to be very modest. Of course, it’s true that politicians will then go home and say, ‘This is a great law. The problem is solved.’ And it’s also true that such statements will tend to defuse the gun-control issue for a time. So then we’ll have to strengthen that law, and then again to strengthen that law, and maybe again and again. Right now, though, we’d be satisfied not with half a loaf but with a slice.

Our ultimate goal — total control of handguns in the United States — is going to take time. My estimate is from seven to ten years. The problem is to slow down the increasing number of handguns sold in this country. The second problem is to get them all registered. And the final problem is to make the possession of all handguns and all handgun ammunition — except for the military, policemen, licensed security guards, licensed sporting clubs, and licensed gun collectors — totally illegal.”

-Pete Shields, Chairman and founder, Handgun Control Inc., “A Reporter At Large: Handguns,” The New Yorker, July 26, 1976, 57-58

“Yes, I’m for an outright ban [on handguns].”

-Pete Shields, Chairman emeritus, Handgun Control, Inc., 60 Minutes interview

Now they also want the rifles and shotguns!


16 posted on 12/18/2012 5:28:22 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Reopen the mental institutions! Damn the ACLU!)
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To: Red Steel
O’Really has his head stuck up Murdock’s rear end.

Yup, they're all in goose step with him.

17 posted on 12/18/2012 5:28:29 PM PST 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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To: Phosgood
Wake up O”Riley, are you really dumb enough to think that criminals are going to register guns? You sound like Jesse Jackson.
18 posted on 12/18/2012 5:29:34 PM PST by Gertie
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

The Republicans still control the House of Representatives and they had better stop this bill dead in it’s tracks. this one isn’t going to slide. there will be political consequences in 2014 for allowing this bill to pass in 2013.


19 posted on 12/18/2012 5:30:14 PM PST by RC one (FU liberals.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

what a wackadoo.


20 posted on 12/18/2012 5:30:19 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: skeeter

Har. The lunatics think they run the asylum now.

uuuhh.... they do..... : (


21 posted on 12/18/2012 5:30:38 PM PST by stevecmd
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To: Phosgood
O Riley is on now stating that he thinks every “AR 15 type” weapon should be registered with the FBI.

That's to be expected, yesterday he referred to it as an "AR-47"! He was corrected by his guest.

He is invincibly ignorant as he never stops talking long enough to actually learn something. If he shut his mouth for two minutes he'd explode like the Hindenburg.

Regards,
GtG

22 posted on 12/18/2012 5:30:38 PM PST by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: skeeter

Outlaw Matthew’s semi-automatic Socialist mouth.


23 posted on 12/18/2012 5:30:49 PM PST by Renegade
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To: Red Steel
BOR is typical of the urban elite living in the megalopis from D.C. to Boston. Totally ignorant of everything firearms and U.S./Constitutional history. Now that Rupert Murdoch has come out against firearms in the U.S., I agree that BOR is doing his master's bidding. BOR just can't wait to get another interview with BHO.

Saw the segment on BOR last night where he and Bernie Goldberg totally dismissed the "far right"'s belief that private ownership of semi-automatic long rifles are necessary should the state become oppressive/tyrannical. They are completely blind to the threat breathing down on us.

24 posted on 12/18/2012 5:31:31 PM PST by MacNaughton
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Hey Chrissy, come and get them fat-boy and bring wussy-ass with you


25 posted on 12/18/2012 5:31:58 PM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: skeeter
She spoke of the amazing ignorance of liberals when it comes to firearms.

This spans a spectrum of subjects. These northeast limousine liberals have no clue what life is like west of the Adirondacks.

I recently talked to a friend via email (Boston) who can't understand why we just don't jump on the local morning train and go from Gila Bend to San Diego. Who needs a car nuch less a SUV?

Remember the idiot politico that didn't know Arizona was a border state?

My wife has a friend in Virginia that sees coyotes as puppy dogs not human traffickers that abandon their pollos in the middle of our desert when the temp is 115.

26 posted on 12/18/2012 5:32:13 PM PST by pfflier
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Feinstein in 1995 On Her Concealed Carry Permit (Video)

http://marklevinshow.com/Article.asp?id=2595429&spid=32364


27 posted on 12/18/2012 5:32:21 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Phosgood

WTF good would that do? Absolutely nothing!


28 posted on 12/18/2012 5:32:32 PM PST by Renegade
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

If an executive order to register guns is not the, pardon the expression, trigger event for armed rebellion I cannot imagine what would be.


29 posted on 12/18/2012 5:36:42 PM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
Does he not realize that doing so would render illegal virtually every hunting rifle in production?

So what?

There is no right to hunt. The second amendment is not about hunting.

30 posted on 12/18/2012 5:36:52 PM PST by Jim Noble (Diseases desperate grown are by desperate appliance relieved, or not at all)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
'Outlaw' Semi-Automatic Guns

Why? Semi-automatic guns weren't even used at Sandy Hook handguns were. So why the outcry against automatic weapons, they're not even relevant.

Unless of course they're going after handguns and automatic weapons are just the opening act of their tyrannical play.

But let's project into the future shall we, to an America where all guns are banned and no evil crazy people can get their hands on such weapons (wink wink). Then, Mr. & Ms. America you will have to huddle in your homes at night just praying no one wants to break in and hurt you because you are finally completely defenseless. Just like our children in the schools we will be helpless to defend our homes and loved ones once our weapons have been taken away. And pray the government will be good to you because there will be no way to stop them either.

31 posted on 12/18/2012 5:37:06 PM PST by Kenny (<p)
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To: cripplecreek

I believe I heard Levin say he’s calling Chucky Schumer’s office to see if he or any family member has an unrestricted right to carry in New York city.


32 posted on 12/18/2012 5:37:44 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: RC one

This is probably some of the most powerful testimony on the folly of gun control you’ll ever see.

Dr. Suzanna Hupp Testimony on the mass shooting that killed her parents because she obeyed the law and left her gun in the car. The gunman disregarded the law.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvTO-y-B2YM


33 posted on 12/18/2012 5:39:03 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Ban the news media.

Every last one of them.

I am no longer going to suffer their stupidity, lies and propaganda.

They have no right to speak.


34 posted on 12/18/2012 5:43:12 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest
How will taking guns away from law-abiding citizens keep non-law abiding citizens from acquiring them?

Britain outlawed guns, and they have lots of gun crimes.

35 posted on 12/18/2012 5:44:23 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the state." - Cornelius Tacitus, Roman Senator)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

I can’t wait for their enforcement plan. Too bad, there just aren’t enough SWAT teams to do the job of confiscation, court order notwithstanding. Maybe the Blue Hemets will assist. Time to turn the US into the Congo.
If we do reach this state of affairs, I think it would be high time to post Matthews address and whereabouts on the Internet. I’m sure a lot of people would want to personally thank him.


36 posted on 12/18/2012 5:45:11 PM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero sera dans l'enfer bientot)
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To: Gandalf_The_Gray

O’reilly is an idiot. He can say what he wants about the AR-47 and the M-15. Not once did this jack-ass bring up 2A and the reason for it.

FUCK YOU BILL O’REILLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


37 posted on 12/18/2012 5:46:35 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: cripplecreek
We're not too far from a real degringolade here, folks. A showdown uglier than all but a few can imagine. I won't go quietly or cheaply.
38 posted on 12/18/2012 5:47:13 PM PST by Noumenon (As long as you have a rifle, you STILL have a vote.)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

We need to outlaw the Chris Mathews show.As vulger as it is it should Not be protected by the First Amendment.


39 posted on 12/18/2012 5:47:33 PM PST by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: Red Steel
Yep these idiots are going to find out what Admiral Yamamoto meant when he said......

"I fear all we have done is awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve."

It ain't 1990 anymore kids. All us ignern't hillbillies are just as tech savy as any liberal college student and we know how to use it. We've been studying you and learning.
40 posted on 12/18/2012 5:47:34 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

Like this?

41 posted on 12/18/2012 5:48:15 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: Noumenon

Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in 2010 Extolled the Virtues of Guns: “I Carried a Gun Every Place I Went. . . But for Me, Guns are More than That (about Self-Defense) – Video 2010

http://freedomslighthouse.net/2012/12/18/democratic-senate-majority-leader-harry-reid-in-2010-extolled-the-virtues-of-guns-i-carried-a-gun-every-place-i-went-but-for-me-guns-are-more-than-that-about-self-defense-video-2010/


42 posted on 12/18/2012 5:50:24 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Renegade

O Riley is back on it again with Stossel who has trouble with the definition of a semi-automatic.

OR replies,
“the FBI would define”. “How can Connecticut say they have tough gun laws when one can buy an AR-15 “.

“They are selling more of these guns than ever. I do not feel I need a n AR-15. If the govt takes over, your AR will not do you any good, they will just take it from you!””


43 posted on 12/18/2012 5:51:15 PM PST by Phosgood (Send in the Clowns...but Wait, they're here!! >..<)
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To: cripplecreek
hard to watch. I lived in Killeen Texas for four years. I have an ex that still does. She says her uncle was the cop that finally engaged Hennard... after he murdered 23 people and wounded another 20. You know what they say, When seconds matter, the police are only a few minutes away.
44 posted on 12/18/2012 5:52:24 PM PST by RC one (FU liberals.)
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To: ez

“...and Krauthammer agreed.”

That surprised and disappointed me.


45 posted on 12/18/2012 5:53:27 PM PST by Phosgood (Send in the Clowns...but Wait, they're here!! >..<)
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To: governsleastgovernsbest

What guns aren’t semi-automatic?


46 posted on 12/18/2012 5:56:36 PM PST by popdonnelly
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Outlawed!


47 posted on 12/18/2012 5:57:19 PM PST by governsleastgovernsbest (FReepmail or ping me to be put on my ping list for criticism of liberal media)
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To: skeeter

It’s kind of hard to argue with irrational lunatics. Particularly ones who are just looking for the first excuse to rant about guns.


48 posted on 12/18/2012 5:57:56 PM PST by popdonnelly
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To: Phosgood

Bill doesn’t have a need for anything. He is part of the protected class. Bill O’Reilly is bullshit 101.


49 posted on 12/18/2012 5:58:34 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: popdonnelly

Revolvers and fully automatic.


50 posted on 12/18/2012 5:59:07 PM PST by Dr. Pritchett
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