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Cops told NBC not to use gun clip
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Posted on 12/26/2012 11:29:20 AM PST by ConservativeMan55

NBC was told by the Washington, D.C., police that it was “not permissible” to show a high-capacity gun magazine on air before Sunday’s “Meet the Press,” according to a statement Wednesday from the cops.


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: abovethelaw; banglist; davidgregory; democrats; gregory; gun; guncontrol; nbc; secondamendment
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1 posted on 12/26/2012 11:29:32 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55

Send David Gregory to jail.


2 posted on 12/26/2012 11:32:56 AM PST by ConservativeInPA (It is impossible to have a good faith negotiations with terrorists or any Muslim.)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Rules are only for the little people.


3 posted on 12/26/2012 11:34:13 AM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: ConservativeInPA

bttt


4 posted on 12/26/2012 11:34:26 AM PST by ConservativeMan55
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To: ConservativeMan55

Establish a chain of custody and we can put the entire newsroom in jail!


5 posted on 12/26/2012 11:36:10 AM PST by zeestephen
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To: ConservativeInPA

“Send David Gregory to jail.”

Can’t. By default, he’s above the law, using the MSM to educate the ignorant conservative masses.


6 posted on 12/26/2012 11:37:25 AM PST by Rennes Templar (Be positive: America is greater than Obama.)
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To: ConservativeMan55
Maybe he was drunk.. again.. and simply ignored the police.

David Gregory drunk calling in to the Imus morning program Lots of other accounts of this.

DWI. Drunk while interviewed.

I was listening when it happened.

7 posted on 12/26/2012 11:37:43 AM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Much as I detest David Gregory, I’m more concerned with the fact that a city has that type of draconian law.

Whatever happened to “shall not be infringed”?


8 posted on 12/26/2012 11:38:38 AM PST by Bratch
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To: ConservativeMan55

They told him not to do it and he did it anyway - wanna know how to tick-off a cop?


9 posted on 12/26/2012 11:39:24 AM PST by corkoman (Release the Palin!)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael

I heard that too, he was fried.


10 posted on 12/26/2012 11:39:38 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: ConservativeMan55
Um Katie? Clip and magazine are not interchangeable terms.

And yes, we will continue to beat this horse... Dead or Alive.

11 posted on 12/26/2012 11:40:49 AM PST by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: corkoman

Note that it says “NBC was told”. Gregory will say some low-level aide was told by the police and failed to inform him or the higher-ups. Presto! Low-level grunt gets thrown under the bus and goes to jail, everyone else at NBC walks.


12 posted on 12/26/2012 11:42:09 AM 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: ConservativeMan55

Commie ruling party members, in good standing, are supposed to be above law in Dear Reader’s utopia.


13 posted on 12/26/2012 11:42:09 AM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: ConservativeMan55

TV killed off a lot of print media so its ironic that a magazine did him in.


14 posted on 12/26/2012 11:43:37 AM PST by Zuben Elgenubi
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Metal and plastic in specific shapes can not be seen, no matter how inanimate!


15 posted on 12/26/2012 11:45:25 AM PST by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: ConservativeInPA

so whats the big deal about showing a clip on tv?


16 posted on 12/26/2012 11:53:24 AM PST by InvisibleChurch (the mature Christian is almost impossible to offend)
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To: COBOL2Java
Gregory will say some low-level aide was told by the police and failed to inform him or the higher-ups. Presto!

Pleading ignorance of the law is not something that criminal courts regard as valid.

17 posted on 12/26/2012 11:54:34 AM PST by wideawake
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To: Rennes Templar

Now we know why Obama is coming back...To make sure his bootlicker doesn’t pay a dime.


18 posted on 12/26/2012 11:54:53 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: ConservativeMan55

Maybe the cops are tired of taking the rap for these deadbeats.


19 posted on 12/26/2012 11:55:18 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: bgill

If they’d have taken-off the mag’s baseplate, removed the spring and followers, I wonder if it’d still be considered an illegal 30-rnd mag, and against the law?


20 posted on 12/26/2012 11:56:22 AM PST by carriage_hill (Have A Very Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year!)
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To: bgill

If they’d have taken-off the mag’s baseplate, removed the springs and followers, I wonder if it’d still be considered an illegal 30-rnd mag, and against the law? Just curious.


21 posted on 12/26/2012 11:57:16 AM PST by carriage_hill (Have A Very Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year!)
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To: ConservativeMan55

What ever happened to the Heller decision from the Supreme Court toosing out D.C.’s gun ban? Was that just for fun?


22 posted on 12/26/2012 12:00:17 PM PST by montag813
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To: InvisibleChurch
so whats the big deal about showing a clip on tv?

It's illegal to be in possession of a 30 round magazine in D.C. where the studio is located.

23 posted on 12/26/2012 12:01:10 PM PST by FreedomOfExpression
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To: Tijeras_Slim
I heard that too, he was fried.

Sounded a little drunk, but definitely high...probably had some medical-grade pot...thus the faggot-like giggles.

FMCDH(BITS)

24 posted on 12/26/2012 12:01:30 PM PST by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: InvisibleChurch
so whats the big deal about showing a clip on tv?

it wasn't a clip. It was a magazine. Not that Gregory would know the difference. He broke the law in DC, while he probably thinks he is above the law, like most liberals. It is ok for him to have a banned magazine, while making the point (however weakly) that there should be an assault weapons ban.

Fine him and throw his ass in jail. Maybe he will meet some nice people that want to take a shower with him, and then he may understand why individuals have the right to bear arms.

25 posted on 12/26/2012 12:03:38 PM PST by ConservativeInPA (It is impossible to have a good faith negotiations with terrorists or any Muslim.)
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To: wideawake
Pleading ignorance of the law is not something that criminal courts regard as valid.

That's the old United States. This is the new, "Cronyism United States" where if you're friends with the right people, things get "taken care of" like in Chicago - only at the Federal level...


26 posted on 12/26/2012 12:04:27 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: ConservativeMan55

I don’t understand why the MPD issued a statement about refusing NBC permission to use the prop. I’m glad they did, it keeps the game alive, but it’s out of character.


27 posted on 12/26/2012 12:04:29 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: FreedomOfExpression

thank you


28 posted on 12/26/2012 12:05:44 PM PST by InvisibleChurch (the mature Christian is almost impossible to offend)
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To: FreedomOfExpression

ok, but why is THAT a big deal? bullets dont go off on their own do they?


29 posted on 12/26/2012 12:06:44 PM PST by InvisibleChurch (the mature Christian is almost impossible to offend)
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To: Cyber Liberty
I don’t understand why the MPD issued a statement about refusing NBC permission to use the prop. I’m glad they did, it keeps the game alive, but it’s out of character.

Bread and circuses.

30 posted on 12/26/2012 12:07:45 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: COBOL2Java

Great post.

The Chicago mob takes DC, and it’s not a fantasy show....unfortunately.


31 posted on 12/26/2012 12:08:44 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: zeestephen

I am very curious as to where he got the magazine.

Perhaps it was a private security guard, at one of the network’s affiliates in a neighboring state...further demonstrating the hypocrisy of the stunt. I hope this thing goes to court.


32 posted on 12/26/2012 12:09:22 PM PST by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: ConservativeInPA

Like Reagan should have been sent to prison for waving a bag of crack in the Oval Office. This is a stupid story. We should be pointing out the stupidity of the law.


33 posted on 12/26/2012 12:09:43 PM PST by Last of the Mohicans
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To: Last of the Mohicans
We should be pointing out the stupidity of the law.

I like the idea of forcing the commie chimpy-boy to point out the stupidity of the law better.

34 posted on 12/26/2012 12:12:20 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: ConservativeMan55

So will the law be applied without regard for the “status” of the offender? of course not. The liberal elite gets one treatment, but normal people get the shaft.


35 posted on 12/26/2012 12:12:47 PM PST by I want the USA back
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To: freekitty

Gregory doesn’t pay his bills?


36 posted on 12/26/2012 12:13:07 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not NurtureĀ™)
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To: Bratch

>> Much as I detest David Gregory, I’m more concerned with the fact that a city has that type of draconian law.

Show no pity for the elitists. Only when they hang from the gallows they build do they realize their criminal insanity.


37 posted on 12/26/2012 12:13:23 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Dead Corpse

A M E N !


38 posted on 12/26/2012 12:18:31 PM PST by snooter55 (People may doubt what you say, but they will always believe what you do)
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To: Bratch

What happened to equality under the law? Hoist these libs on their own petards until they beg for mercy!


39 posted on 12/26/2012 12:19:01 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Last of the Mohicans
There is a big difference between the chief executive of the United States, who has the Justice Dept. reporting to him, than a liberal journalist like Gregory. Law enforcement routinely shows drug evidence. Gregory needs to pay the consequences of breaking the laws that he supports. Reagan wasn't above the law. He was the law. Gregory thinks he is above the law.

The ironic part of the story is that liberals can't comprehend any reason why a high capacity magazine can be used for anything else than mass murder.

40 posted on 12/26/2012 12:21:18 PM PST by ConservativeInPA (It is impossible to have a good faith negotiations with terrorists or any Muslim.)
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To: Dead Corpse
Um Katie? Clip and magazine are not interchangeable terms.

Sure they are. Nothing wrong with calling this device a clip. You've got to write to your audience and for most Americans a "magazine" is something you read.

Use "30 round magazines" and people won't know what you're talking about. They know what a "clip" is. And if it is technically incorrect, who really cares?

41 posted on 12/26/2012 12:23:38 PM PST by Drew68
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To: ConservativeMan55

Was that a clip showing a magazine? But then, you’ll never know when one of those empty things might go off on its own. Never be too careful. Was that magazine filled?


42 posted on 12/26/2012 12:26:42 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Last of the Mohicans

“This is a stupid story. We should be pointing out the stupidity of the law.”

Agreed. It reminds me of Gary North’s Law of Bureaucracy:

“There is no government regulation, no matter how plausible it initially appears, that will not eventually be applied by some bureaucrat in a way that defies common sense.”


43 posted on 12/26/2012 12:30:53 PM PST by TIElniff (Autonomy is the guise of every graceless heart.)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Arrest him. Case closed.


44 posted on 12/26/2012 12:31:09 PM PST by Dallas59 (America died a little bit more on 11/6/2012)
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To: ConservativeInPA

I think you have an overblown idea of executive power; RR, just like BO, was not the law. I just think it’s silly to cry for the enforcement of laws we believe to be ridiculous. Better that everyone of us march to NBC’s Washington bureau with 30-rd mags in our hands daring them to arrest us.


45 posted on 12/26/2012 12:32:27 PM PST by Last of the Mohicans
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To: ConservativeMan55

This is a pretty clear example of media arrogance.

There is no question that Gregory could have waived around a picture of a high-capacity gun magazine or shown a video of one and he would have had no problems whatsoever. But he wanted a prop and decided that laws (even laws he supports) only apply to the little people and not to the intelligentsia class in the MSM.


46 posted on 12/26/2012 12:33:37 PM PST by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: Last of the Mohicans
I just think it’s silly to cry for the enforcement of laws we believe to be ridiculous.

It is ridiculous, and that is the point. A magazine, high capacity or not, a rifle, pistol or revolver are simply inanimate objects that do not harm on their own. So there is Gregory, not harming anyone with his magazine, other than advocating to eliminate our 2nd Amendment Rights. He needs to learn a lesson and it makes a point about how ridiculous a law is.

47 posted on 12/26/2012 12:47:34 PM PST by ConservativeInPA (It is impossible to have a good faith negotiations with terrorists or any Muslim.)
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To: InvisibleChurch
ok, but why is THAT a big deal? bullets dont go off on their own do they?

Not in my experience.
DC wants a (legal) gun free zone for the common people.

48 posted on 12/26/2012 12:47:52 PM PST by FreedomOfExpression
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To: carriage_hill

Yes it would. The law states or easily restored.


49 posted on 12/26/2012 1:01:36 PM PST by Kadric
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To: ConservativeMan55

If they are so innocent, why would the police even know they were going to film him with the magazine before it aired? Reads as though they felt guilty, inquired, told not to commit a crime, then proceeded anyways.


50 posted on 12/26/2012 1:14:16 PM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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