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Police: NBC asked for high-capacity clip (The David Gregory plot thickens...)
Washington Post ^ | 12/26/12 | Peter Hermann and Martin Weil

Posted on 12/26/2012 9:21:22 AM PST by jimbo123

NBC News asked D.C. police for a high-capacity ammunition clip to use as a prop on Sunday’s “Meet the Press” show, a request District authorities said Wednesday they denied.

But host David Gregory appears to have obtained one anyway — and then displayed it on national television. Now D.C. police say they’re investigating whether the District’s gun laws were violated in the incident.

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It’s not clear where the prop used during the show was obtained, or who obtained it.

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Any request to use a magazine would have been turned down as a matter of course, the official saids, because it would have implicated police in an illegal act.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abovethelaw; banglist; collusion; cultureofcorruption; davidgregory; guncontrol; gungrabbers; nbc; pravdamedia; secondamendment
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So will David Gregory and NBC plead White Privilege? Accidental Ambien ingestion? Asperger's Syndrome?
1 posted on 12/26/2012 9:21:25 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

After a thorough investigation it was found to be W’s fault.


2 posted on 12/26/2012 9:23:19 AM PST by shelterguy
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To: jimbo123

Because liberals are such lying duplicitous hypocrits, the magazine likely came from Gregory’s privately held AR or AK. These bastards are the enemy within ...


3 posted on 12/26/2012 9:25:01 AM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: jimbo123

Sorry David. The slacker doper loser in the car that’s holding the bag of weed gets to go to a$$ banging jail......


4 posted on 12/26/2012 9:25:01 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: jimbo123

How delicious if his defense case over-turns the DC mag ban...


5 posted on 12/26/2012 9:25:17 AM PST by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: jimbo123

I love the irony

Just proves that the MSM media swine feel they are untouchable


6 posted on 12/26/2012 9:25:43 AM PST by PGR88
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To: jimbo123
I'm surprised David Gregory even survived the encounter.

After all this style magazine is said to be responsible for thousands of murders.

7 posted on 12/26/2012 9:26:13 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: MHGinTN

Perhaps the DC Police should call the network lawyer and tell him if Gregory didn’t do it, then HIS ass goes to ABJ......


8 posted on 12/26/2012 9:26:31 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: Dead Corpse

Won’t happen. Gregory will be sentenced to community service in the form of anti-gun PSAs.


9 posted on 12/26/2012 9:28:27 AM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: jimbo123

Would a ban on high cap magazines stopped this? I doubt it. Remember that Maurice Clemmons murdered four police with a .38 revolver.

A Wikipedia report shows Clemmons (released by Mike Huckabee)wanted to attack cops and school children.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_Clemmons

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=5c1_1261174654

http://www.examiner.com/article/accused-cop-killer-had-surprise-stolen-handgun


10 posted on 12/26/2012 9:28:27 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (REOPEN THE CLOSED MENTAL INSTITUTIONS! Damn the ACLU!)
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To: jimbo123

Too bad Hostess is gone, there goes the Twinkie defense!


11 posted on 12/26/2012 9:28:35 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: jimbo123

Braindead Gregory probably borrowed it from one of the guards at his kids school.


12 posted on 12/26/2012 9:30:24 AM PST by RetiredArmy (1 Cor 15: 50-54 & 1 Thess 4: 13-17. That about covers it.)
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To: jimbo123

A halfway decent prop guy could cobble together a facsimile of a magazine in an hour or so. News is so often faked...


13 posted on 12/26/2012 9:30:29 AM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

David IS a Twinkie


14 posted on 12/26/2012 9:30:51 AM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: jimbo123

Forty years ago Viet Cong blacksmiths using tin snips and sheet metal were turning out 30 round magazines for captured M-16s.

Do these idiots really think a person with modern hand equipment cannot turn out a workable one in their garage?


15 posted on 12/26/2012 9:31:09 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (REOPEN THE CLOSED MENTAL INSTITUTIONS! Damn the ACLU!)
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To: shelterguy
I think it's time for David Gregory to borrow the Kennedy family neck brace...






16 posted on 12/26/2012 9:31:20 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

All the time he was waiving that magazine around, he was also deriding the VP of the NRA for advocating armed guards at schools. Of course, he never mentioned that his kids go to a school where they have eleven (11) armed guards and that doesn’t count the armed secret service agents at the school because Obamas kids go there also. What a flaming hipocryte.


17 posted on 12/26/2012 9:32:43 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: jimbo123

chain of custody issue. He can turn over anything, even a dummy fake, and he creates reasonable doubt.


18 posted on 12/26/2012 9:33:37 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: jimbo123; mickie
Who's the female....are we supposed to know her? Thanks.

Leni

19 posted on 12/26/2012 9:35:32 AM PST by MinuteGal (I'm Going to Update the Name That No One Dares to Utter and I'll Use It From Now On......OBAMUNISM !)
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To: MHGinTN

Maybe he borrowed it from one of the many armed guards at NBC, his child’s private school (Sidwell Friends), his bodyguard, the Capitol Police or the Brady organization.


20 posted on 12/26/2012 9:36:55 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: longtermmemmory

he said it was real to millions of viewers-statement against his own interest will bury him...he wouldnt lie on television would he? Since they asked permission and were denied he’s cooked premeditated intent knowledge..stupid is as stupid does...


21 posted on 12/26/2012 9:43:23 AM PST by rolling_stone
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To: jimbo123

“Now D.C. police say they’re investigating whether the District’s gun laws were violated in the incident. “

Of course the fourth estate fifth columnist violated DC gun laws.
Now hang him out to dry the way he wanted to hang us out to dry.
Maybe then he’ll understand what we are talking about.


22 posted on 12/26/2012 9:43:23 AM PST by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free.....)
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To: jimbo123
Gregory should be getting a new bracelet for Christmas.

Oh never mind. Mr. Gregory is amongst the elite unlike the rest of us low class schlubs.

23 posted on 12/26/2012 9:43:57 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: TexasCajun

yup obviously an assault magazine deadly as can be...why he assaulted me and millions of other people by showing it on TV.


24 posted on 12/26/2012 9:46:18 AM PST by rolling_stone
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To: jimbo123

On November 17, 1992, NBC was responsible for rigging an exploding gas tank in a GM car in a special titled “Waiting to Explode.” This network relies on scare tactics for ratings and has zero credibility. David Gregory should be sent to jail, just as any other lawbreaker would be in D. C.


25 posted on 12/26/2012 9:47:37 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: jimbo123

Just goes to show how wrong David Gregory was/is on gun control:

The lawless criminal element of society like David Gregory will always find a way to get their hands on anything that is against the law.


26 posted on 12/26/2012 9:48:53 AM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: jimbo123
It’s not clear where the prop used during the show was obtained, or who obtained it.
Just like the lack of responsibility for the four deaths in Benghazi. Feckin' Libs.
27 posted on 12/26/2012 9:49:36 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: KeyLargo

28 posted on 12/26/2012 9:50:10 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: Dead Corpse; All

Looks like DNC Dave got some splanin’ to do....
Never worry. This little fiasco will be waited out until no one talks about it any more and the he will be let off with a tiny tap on his knuckles.


29 posted on 12/26/2012 9:50:53 AM PST by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: jimbo123

Idiots! Throw em’ all in jail. Stupid people in charge of freedom means less freedom. David, you are in the stupid group.


30 posted on 12/26/2012 9:54:25 AM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: txrefugee

I agree, and let him continue do his Sunday morning show through the bars of an 8 by 10 cell.


31 posted on 12/26/2012 9:56:35 AM PST by GreatMan
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To: jimbo123

‘Insensitivity’:
A person who holds up an evil gun magazine or `clip’ to another person, with the intent:
(1) that the other person become alarmed, offended or flibbergibbeted against the other person’s will;
(2) that the other person be placed in fear of becoming another victim of senseless gun violence; or
(3) of causing:
(A) a dwelling, a building, MSM minitrue office or another structure; or
(B) a vehicle or Chevy Volt;
to be evacuated;
commits insensitivity, a Class A misdemeanor.
(b) However, the offense is a:
(1) Class D felony if:
(A) the magazine or `clip’ is held up, waved or brandished in any manner;
(B) the person to whom the insensitive act is communicated:
(i) is a law enforcement officer;
(ii) is a judge or bailiff of any court;
(iii) is a witness (or the spouse or child of a witness) in any pending criminal proceeding against the person making the threat;
(iv) is an employee of a school corporation;
(v) is a community policing volunteer; or
(vi) mouth-breathing lefty, and
(C) the person brandishing the magazine or `clip’ resembles a wooden puppet, to wit, `Howdy Doody,’ and has a prior unrelated conviction(s) for the dissemination of bovine excrement under this section concerning the same victim(s)


32 posted on 12/26/2012 9:58:32 AM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: jimbo123

I think that he should turn himself in in the name of public safety. After all, he broke the law.


33 posted on 12/26/2012 9:59:05 AM PST by dhs12345
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Hoping this doesn’t get back to these news-loons, but they could just claim they were able to drive into Virginia and buy one....except when the program aired, there were none to be had.....anywhere.....brick and mortar, or online. Saw one shop that had a few that normally went for 15.00 selling at 89.99!

“It’s those bitter Virginians fault! We couldn’t get one locally, so we had to go south and buy from the rednecks...”

just sayin, YMMV


34 posted on 12/26/2012 10:00:28 AM PST by petro45acp ( Merry Christmas !! Adeste Fidele!)
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Any request to use a magazine would have been turned down as a matter of course, the official saids, because it would have implicated police... in media collusion to push agitprop to grab guns.
35 posted on 12/26/2012 10:07:15 AM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: txrefugee

He’ll get the same punishment for violating gun laws as Senator Trotter (D-IL) will...nothing.


36 posted on 12/26/2012 10:11:52 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: jimbo123

I believe it’s the ex-Mrs. Gov. Cuomo (Kerry Kennedy) after her little fender bender.


37 posted on 12/26/2012 10:13:00 AM PST by surrey
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To: rodguy911

38 posted on 12/26/2012 10:19:14 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

IMO, the investigation will be quietly squelched at the request of one or more of the following:

Barack Hussein Obama
Hairy Reed
Nancy Pelousy
Diane (Not so)Feinstein
Sheila Jackson Lee (who made an emergency trip back from Mars where she is looking for the flag Neil Armstrong placed)
(feel free to add your own list here . . )

After all, Gregory is one of the left’s biggest cherleaders and on of zero’s personal press secretaries. He CAN’T be persecuted by the police for trying to stick it to (how did zero put it?) people “clinging to their guns and religion.”


39 posted on 12/26/2012 10:28:25 AM PST by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for anti-American criminals!!)
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I’ve seen comments where folks say “so what, it’s only a max $1,000 fine. Or “up to” a year in jail. Which, AFAIK makes it a felony. Which also, AFAIK deprives the perp of his civil rights for a good long time.

How does it feel asshat?


40 posted on 12/26/2012 10:29:08 AM PST by saleman (!!!!)
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To: jimbo123
Does DC have the death penalty? Let's hope so.
41 posted on 12/26/2012 10:31:17 AM PST by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: Beagle8U

See only criminals have 30 round magazines in D.C.


42 posted on 12/26/2012 11:04:54 AM PST by Conserev1
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To: jimbo123

In D.C. this would only have been a prosecutable crime if Wayne LaPierre had been holding the magazine. I wish Wayne had made a citizens arrest at the time to prove the point that there enough gun laws already.


43 posted on 12/26/2012 11:24:19 AM PST by cquiggy
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar; All
JERRY MICULIK FASTEST REVOLVER SHOOTER IN THE WORLD IPSC

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=CsLx5ISBXw4

44 posted on 12/26/2012 11:58:33 AM PST by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: jimbo123

I am deeeply offended just hearing that he showed a clip on TV. It scares me. He should be put away for a long time :-)


45 posted on 12/26/2012 12:23:44 PM PST by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: jimbo123

46 posted on 12/26/2012 12:48:58 PM PST by KeyLargo
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To: longtermmemmory
longtermmemmory said: "He can turn over anything, even a dummy fake, and he creates reasonable doubt."

Maybe. Maybe not.

I think that most conspiracies unfold because not all of the conspirators face the same consequences for their part.

Whoever initiated the idea of having the magazine on the set may have a tale to tell.

Whoever advised that NBC ask the police for permission will be questioned.

Whoever actually contacted the police will have to relate their communications with others.

As it is unlikely that Gregory did the actual work of obtaining the contraban, there could be a chain of people who possessed the illegal item. Each and every one of these people would be well-advised to lawyer-up. Their lawyers would probably advise anybody in a lowly position relative to the others to make a deal.

Gregory must be cautious that he doesn't end up making false statements that might get him additional time like that which Martha Stewart faced.

Gregory himself might be in a stronger position if he can credibly testify that others, perhaps including the person who contacted the MPD, lied about the MPD response and assured him that everything was fine. After all, what reasonable person would believe that he could face a year in prison for holding an item which even I, here in the Kalifornia, may possess. Kalifornia grandfathered magazine capacity and bears the burder of proof regarding importation of such items. Mere possession is not outlawed here.

My hope, as unrealistic as it might be, is that the prosecutor in DC is pro-gun. He could do the Second Amendment a lot of good by pursuing this case.

47 posted on 12/26/2012 2:00:20 PM PST by William Tell
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To: jimbo123

It’s a magazine, not a clip! These guys should learn
something about their subject.


48 posted on 12/26/2012 3:49:39 PM PST by upcountryhorseman (An old fashioned conservative)
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They’re going to pin this on a flunky. I feel sorry for the flunky, he/she was only doing his job as demanded by the manager.


49 posted on 12/26/2012 3:52:27 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar; All

Make (or print) Your Own AR-15 Magazines

http://gunwatch.blogspot.com/2012/12/make-or-print-your-own-ar-15-magazines.html

We need to keep spreading that information.


50 posted on 12/26/2012 4:57:37 PM PST by marktwain
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