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Gabby Gifford's husband, Mark Kelly, testifies against AR-15s, and then goes out and buys one
The Truth About Guns ^ | 3/10/14 | Nick Leghorn

Posted on 03/10/2013 4:02:25 AM PDT by Haiku Guy

Over the last few weeks, we’ve seen Gabby Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly using the emotion that comes from her 2011 shooting in Tuscon, Arizona to demand “something needs to be done” to stop “gun violence,” and that something (according to Mark Kelly) is the ban of “assault weapons.” He has testified to that effect before the U.S. Senate, as well as in Colorado. However, it appears that Mark Kelly is another shining example of the belief of the civilian disarmament folks that the same logic they use to try and disarm the general population doesn’t apply to themselves.

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TOPICS: Government; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: 113th; assaultweapons; banglist; giffords; guncontrol; secondamendment
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You can't make this stuff up.
1 posted on 03/10/2013 4:02:25 AM PDT by Haiku Guy
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To: Haiku Guy

I feel sorry for what’s happened to that family, but Mark Kelley CREEPS ME OUT for some reason. It’s not even politics, it’s something else. Can’t put my finger on it.....he seems SLIMY.


2 posted on 03/10/2013 4:05:33 AM PDT by Ann Archy (ABORTION........the HUMAN sacrifice to the god of CONVENIENCE.)
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To: Ann Archy

It’s the alien that hopped a ride in him back to Earth.


4 posted on 03/10/2013 4:09:42 AM PDT by Cololeo (`)
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To: Ann Archy

Kelly is like Mrs. Brady. Using the shooting of his spose to become famous and get their 15 minutes, starting non-profits that they can profit from.

He should be thankful that his wife survived, and take her and live a quiet life off her Government pension, but he wants to go around flaunting her for his own purposes.

He and Sarah Brady are major a-holes.


5 posted on 03/10/2013 4:34:20 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Venturer

typical left wing hypocrite. I feel sorry for Gabby because its obvious he’s using her simply to get his moment of fame.


6 posted on 03/10/2013 4:36:42 AM PDT by k4gypsyrose
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To: Venturer

Actually, I feel like he is even CREEPIER than that. I get bad vibes about him


7 posted on 03/10/2013 4:37:53 AM PDT by Ann Archy (ABORTION........the HUMAN sacrifice to the god of CONVENIENCE.)
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To: Haiku Guy
You can't make this stuff up.

Actually, people probably could make up stuff this irrational and anti-logical, but they'd be accused of not having finished high school, smoking too much pot, or both.

I think we're looking at yet another case of leftist extremist hypocrisy in action; I'm equally sure both President You Didn't Build That and some of the most blatant anti-Second Amendment bigots in Congress are protected by professional bodyguards armed with the very weapons they're striving so energetically to deny us commoners.

I certainly don't mean to advocate law-breaking, but must confess I find it perversely ironic the leftist extremists trust us "Neanderthals," "knuckle draggers," "bitter clingers," et alia not to live down to the names they call us. If we ever did live down to the names they've been calling us the past few decades, they'd be corpses in short order.

8 posted on 03/10/2013 4:50:31 AM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: Haiku Guy

A comment at the gun blog asked whether Mark’s purchase could be considered a straw purchase because he bought the AR to “give” to someone else (the PoPo).

Good question.


9 posted on 03/10/2013 5:00:03 AM PDT by moovova
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To: Haiku Guy

mark kelly is
a piece of
excrement on a stick
without scruples.


10 posted on 03/10/2013 5:11:41 AM PDT by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: Haiku Guy
The world is full of fools and faint hearts; and yet everyone has courage enough to bear the misfortunes, and wisdom enough to manage the affairs, of his neighbor. ~Benjamin Franklin
11 posted on 03/10/2013 5:42:39 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: moovova
A comment at the gun blog asked whether Mark’s purchase could be considered a straw purchase because he bought the AR to “give” to someone else (the PoPo).

Of course, he only made up the bit about giving the gun away to the police after bloggers started calling him on the phone asking about the gun. Then, three days after the purchase, he posted his Straw Man Purchaser story on his facebook page.

I would love to see Mark Kelly on the stand, forced to tell the truth, which is that he bought this rifle so he could be grandfathered when the ban comes down, like millions of Americans are doing all over the country.

Of course, he feels he can be trusted with such a weapon. It is only the rest of us who cannot be trusted.

12 posted on 03/10/2013 5:45:57 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (If you have a right / To the service I provide / I must be your slave)
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To: MestaMachine

Just when you think that
They.ve gone as low as they can,
They surprise you.


13 posted on 03/10/2013 5:47:22 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (If you have a right / To the service I provide / I must be your slave)
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To: Ann Archy

He seems Drew-Peterson-ish to me.


14 posted on 03/10/2013 5:47:25 AM PDT by omega4179
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To: Haiku Guy

Busted!


15 posted on 03/10/2013 5:49:31 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: Standing Wolf

Every person who believes in Central Planning sees himself as one of the Central Planners.


16 posted on 03/10/2013 5:50:02 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (If you have a right / To the service I provide / I must be your slave)
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To: omega4179
He seems Drew-Peterson-ish to me.

Maybe Mrs. Kelly told him one too many times that "He... Needs... To... Do... Something... About... The... Recyclables... Right... Now!!!" one to many times. I could see how that could get to a guy!

.

.

.

What... Too soon?

17 posted on 03/10/2013 5:53:34 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (If you have a right / To the service I provide / I must be your slave)
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To: Haiku Guy

No surprise, I said he would
and damn if he didn’t
just like I said.


18 posted on 03/10/2013 5:54:52 AM PDT by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: Haiku Guy

Sometimes you have to ask “how did Orwell know back in 1946 that his book (Animal Farm) would actually become the way of life in the Obama Bizzaro world of today?

“All animals are created equal. Some animals are more equal than others.”


19 posted on 03/10/2013 5:59:11 AM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: Haiku Guy

Impulse buy? He didn’t have to wait for a background check?


20 posted on 03/10/2013 6:00:33 AM PDT by csmusaret (America is more divided today , not because of the problems we face but because of Obama's solutions)
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To: Haiku Guy

He bought it just so he could turn it into the police!!!!! Frankly I’m surprised he could buy one at all because they are totally unavailable here in NJ at even twice the normal price. My brother in Philadelphia owns one and I offered to buy his but he said no. Oh, well.


21 posted on 03/10/2013 6:05:23 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: Haiku Guy

Simple. He is an astronaut. That makes him an elite. Like a retired congresswoman or a billionaire.

Geeze give him a break already/S


22 posted on 03/10/2013 6:05:28 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Haiku Guy

When they are outlawed at his request, he expects to get a David Gregory Exemption for The Important People.


23 posted on 03/10/2013 6:08:25 AM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: omega4179
He seems Drew-Peterson-ish to me.

"Giffords accidentally shot to death by husband while he cleaned assault rifle -- Kelly says, 'See, I told you these things are dangerous!'"

24 posted on 03/10/2013 6:09:40 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Haiku Guy
"Is Mark Kelly about to go on a mass shooting spree, perhaps the illustration of the need for stricter gun control laws he was talking about? Probably just as likely that happening as any other law abiding citizen — nearly a zero percent chance."

A excellent question, prehaps considering the stress that Captain Kelly has been under the pass few years he should get a letter from the VA say he is banned from owning a gun.
25 posted on 03/10/2013 6:23:07 AM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Haiku Guy

Exactly. The elite believe they can be armed, just not the peasants.


26 posted on 03/10/2013 6:26:05 AM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: Haiku Guy

I think the magic here is being able to walk into a store (practically anywhere) and walk out with an AR.

They’re rather scarce around here.


27 posted on 03/10/2013 6:42:05 AM PDT by WCH
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To: Haiku Guy

Typical liberal. Makes rules for the ordinary people but refuses to follow them himself.


28 posted on 03/10/2013 6:48:03 AM PDT by I want the USA back
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To: Haiku Guy

MY MEDICAL APPOINTMENT

You may want to review this prior to your next medical appointment.
.....

She said, “Before we start, I have to ask you a few questions.

She said, “Do you have any guns in the house?”...

http://www.altadenagroup.com/CSIA/post_details.asp?p_Id=11064


29 posted on 03/10/2013 6:58:16 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Haiku Guy

I’m thinking that Kelley was thrown into this mess and never wanted to be involved in the first place. I suspect he bought the weapon knowing that he would be outed as a hypocrite and suits him just fine.


30 posted on 03/10/2013 7:06:12 AM PDT by BobL (Look up "CSCOPE" if you want to see something really scary)
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To: Haiku Guy

My opinion is that the entire Democrat apparatus (sadly, including the astronaut husband) is blatantly using Gabrielle Giffords....she appears to not be in control of her own actions and words.

Kind of makes me sick to see...

Does anyone remember that hatefilled vitriol that was posted about Gabrielle by some LIBERALS after she voted for some kind of conservative measure (I forget the specific issue)? This was before the shooting, of course.

But in the days following the shooting, the media was pointing at Sarah Palin. And someone HERE on FR found a post a few weeks old by some liberal saying “My congresswoman is dead to me...” referring to Gabrielle and one of her votes on an issue where she sided with the Republicans.

Giffords then was “kept on” as a rep until she reached “pension eligibility” even though it was abundantly clear she was unable to do the job.

The whole thing is just exploitative and wrong.

One more thing: in the weeks following we heard all about how Debbie Blabbermouth Schmuck and Gabby Giffords were great friends. Did anyone ever do any pre-shooting research to see if this claim was accurate? Because the Schmuck is, sadly, the assclown who is in my district...and I NEVER heard her mention her good friend Gabby Giffords EVER. Just another big fat freakin’ LIE, it seems to me, that has become part of the Obama buttlicking media story.


31 posted on 03/10/2013 7:11:48 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Haiku Guy

ping


32 posted on 03/10/2013 7:21:24 AM PDT by chuckles
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To: Haiku Guy

Since Kelly has stated that the purpose of “assault weapons” is to “kill a lot of people very quickly.” I would like to ask him how many innocent people was he planning to kill with his AR-15?


33 posted on 03/10/2013 7:22:49 AM PDT by Above My Pay Grade
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But you don’t understand - his need is so much more important and greater than ours.

They are important people.

The rest of us? Not so much.

/s


34 posted on 03/10/2013 7:27:04 AM PDT by Iron Munro (I miss America, don't you?)
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To: Haiku Guy

ROTFLMAO!!! Talk about bye bye credibility. I guess we won’t see Mark testifying in front of any more committess on gun control. :-)


35 posted on 03/10/2013 7:27:51 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Ann Archy

I’m beginning to see why his brother volunteered for that year long mission to the ISS.


36 posted on 03/10/2013 7:35:55 AM PDT by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: Haiku Guy

It looks as if Mr.Kelly has psychological issues to take care of and he should have never purchased that AR-15 If we’re to believe that he bought in only as an impulse purchase.

He states that he’s going to turn the weapon into the local Police right after buying the weapon.Now that’s the clincher right there.

He should never be allowed to purchase another weapon without getting a psycogical exam first.


37 posted on 03/10/2013 7:37:42 AM PDT by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: puppypusher

According to Feinstein “AR-15s are only good for killing/hunting people. And retired military shouldn’t have them because they are suffering from PTSD.”

I see red flags all over the place.


38 posted on 03/10/2013 7:47:27 AM PDT by nonsporting
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To: omega4179

Drew Peterson or Scott Peterson? Either way this Capt. Mark Kelly is a scumbag of the lowest form. Lying and trying to change the story is practically pathological in nature. Perhaps he needs to be put on the banned list from buying firearms if he couldn’t pass a mental evaluation, which by first look, it appears something ain’t right there, upstairs.


39 posted on 03/10/2013 7:53:08 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: BobL

Who do you think put him up to this?


40 posted on 03/10/2013 7:55:28 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: Blue Highway

“Who do you think put him up to this?”

To what? Crusading for gun control, or buying the AR?


41 posted on 03/10/2013 7:58:12 AM PDT by BobL (Look up "CSCOPE" if you want to see something really scary)
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To: Right Wing Assault

I was thinking something similar but thought that might be too crude to speculate on, but after his hypocrisy, I can totally see him doing this all for the sake of his agenda.


42 posted on 03/10/2013 7:59:40 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: csmusaret; WCH

He purchased the rifle, and got his background check. The story continues, (paraphrased) “I will turn it over to the Tucson PD when I pick it up from the store.”.

I don’t think he has possession, yet.

Cheers


43 posted on 03/10/2013 8:04:35 AM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: Haiku Guy
Only after the purchase was discovered did Mark Kelly post on his Facebook indicating that the AR-15 purchase was an impulse buy, and that he would be turning it over to the Tuscon PD as soon as he got it from the gun store.

How did this guy ever get into space?
He needs a psych eval.

44 posted on 03/10/2013 8:04:41 AM PDT by mylife (Story Of My Life)
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To: Haiku Guy

You would think his wife would be completely freaked out that he bought any gun.


45 posted on 03/10/2013 8:06:03 AM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Kirkwood

“You would think his wife would be completely freaked out that he bought any gun.”

Maybe she didn’t know.


46 posted on 03/10/2013 8:06:44 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: Haiku Guy
I'd love to see that background check form. What was his intent regarding possession when he signed it.

May be either a prosecution or PR disaster here.

47 posted on 03/10/2013 8:09:15 AM PDT by LZ_Bayonet ( I AM THE TEA PARTY LEADER !)
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To: BobL

buying the AR-15


48 posted on 03/10/2013 8:10:15 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: SgtBob

My point is that is one long lasting impulse.


49 posted on 03/10/2013 8:11:55 AM PDT by csmusaret (America is more divided today , not because of the problems we face but because of Obama's solutions)
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To: Ann Archy

I might as well not post my original comment because you said it WORD for WORD!!!!!! I too think that what happened to her was absolutely horrofic, BUT he is another story.

I can’t put my finger on it, but he is uber creepy and something about him seems not quite right & he strikes me as an opportunist of the highest order.


50 posted on 03/10/2013 8:12:29 AM PDT by leaning conservative (snow coming, school cancelled, yayyyyyyyyy!!!!!!!!!!!)
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