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Rep. Charlie Rangel falsely claims 'millions of kids' killed by assault weapons
examiner.com ^ | 21 March, 2013 | Joe Newby

Posted on 03/21/2013 10:20:58 PM PDT by marktwain

Appearing on MSNBC Thursday, Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) claimed that “millions of kids” are killed by so-called "assault weapons," citing numbers that fall far short of the numbers reported by the FBI, The Blaze reported,

“We’re talking about millions of kids dying — being shot down by assault weapons, we're talking about handguns easier in the inner cities, to get these guns in the inner cities, than to get computers. This is not just a political issue, it’s a moral issue and so when we condemn the NRA we should not ignore the fact that a lot of people that have taken moral positions have been solid on this big one,” he said.

Rangel blamed the NRA and politicians who support the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.

“I’m ashamed to admit it but its politics and its money, The NRA has taken this position, there is no reason, there is no foundation. There is no hunter that needs automatic military weapons to enjoy the culture of going hunting,” he said, apparently unaware that it is already illegal for average citizens to own automatic weapons without a special permit.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: assault; banglist; guncontrol; rangel; secondamendment
Rangel is aiming at the low information voter. Could he be a low information congresscriter?
1 posted on 03/21/2013 10:20:58 PM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

And Nanzi said 500 million Americans were out of work. Their news network believes global warming causes asteroids. Their president thinks there are 57 stars on the flag he won’t salute. Joe Biden.

It’s a Not Sure world inside the beltway.


2 posted on 03/21/2013 10:30:58 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: marktwain

A falsehood from the mouth of a POS who should be behind bars!

FUCR


3 posted on 03/21/2013 10:31:06 PM PDT by Kevin in California
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To: marktwain

Rangle doesn’t want whitiey to have better guns than his constituents.


4 posted on 03/21/2013 10:31:25 PM PDT by NoLibZone (I predict the exact same Freepers will hate the GOP Candidate for: 2016,2020,2024,2028, 2032.)
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To: marktwain

He’s so stupid. It is not easier to get a gun then a computer in the inner city. You only need one gun to get hundreds of computers from the unarmed Best Buy or the gun free zone at the local school!!


5 posted on 03/21/2013 10:32:45 PM PDT by MacMattico
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The only assault weapons that are killing millions are abortionist tools.


6 posted on 03/21/2013 10:34:56 PM PDT by CounterCounterCulture
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To: marktwain
claimed that “millions of kids” are killed by so-called "assault weapons,"

An "assault weapon" is any thing that can be used to assault a kid. That would include rocks and sharp sticks.

7 posted on 03/21/2013 10:38:33 PM PDT by oldbrowser (They are marxists, don't call them democrats)
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To: marktwain

No, Charlie - it’s the abortions - that you support - that kill millions of kids. Criminals using guns come nowhere close to killing the number of kids that abortionists do.


8 posted on 03/21/2013 10:40:41 PM PDT by Bob
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To: tumblindice

“And Nanzi said 500 million Americans were out of work. Their news network believes global warming causes asteroids. Their president thinks there are 57 stars on the flag he won’t salute. Joe Biden.

It’s a Not Sure world inside the beltway.”

That is what you get when you do not believe in truth, and protest against reality.


9 posted on 03/21/2013 10:43:09 PM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: marktwain

To some people with an agenda that goes beyond common sense any gun is an assault weapon.


10 posted on 03/21/2013 10:46:33 PM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: marktwain

Is this boob half-brother to the boob that warned that Guam was going to tip over? Are all these people stupid?


11 posted on 03/21/2013 10:55:59 PM PDT by LouAvul
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To: marktwain
-->>>Appearing on MSNBC Thursday, Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) claimed that “millions of kids” are killed by so-called “assault weapons,” citing numbers that fall far short of the numbers reported by the FBI, The Blaze reported,

Charlie..Liar Liar pants on fire. Though those low information voters ..... and the moonbats (sorry) that he is trying to reach will believe in his lies so much they will be calling in on talk radio and posting on the left leaning blogs this non sense. Some of the democrats (and republicans) across America can be lied to so easily. Reminds me to why I don't like either side --Going along on one side and spreading lies for an agenda on the other.

12 posted on 03/21/2013 11:03:32 PM PDT by Christie at the beach (I like Newt. Our nation's foundation is under attack.)
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13 posted on 03/21/2013 11:05:14 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: marktwain

Well, it is possible in some third world African countries where children are used as soldiers, by negro terrorist, better known as freedom fighters by the libs.


14 posted on 03/21/2013 11:15:57 PM PDT by eastforker (Don't be ornery for Romney, instead Root for Newt!)
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To: marktwain

These are probably the children of the 170 million unemployed people that Maxine told us about.


15 posted on 03/21/2013 11:16:43 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: marktwain

Li’l Debbie Wassermann was complaining on another thread that her aides—making from 60K to over a 100K @ year—are having trouble making ends meet due to the ‘sequester.’
They can’t afford a “good meal” at lunch, so yeah, give them even more money.
George Orwell defined ‘political power’ as the ability to make others suffer. But even he didn’t write anything about those having power rubbing the peasants’ noses in it, unless that’s what he meant describing the socialists’ vision of the ideal future: ‘A boot stamping on a human face—forever.’
Our country seems to be in an economic death spiral, the government is buying billions of rounds of ammo, people like Wassermann weep crocodile tears “for the children” while their policies kill countless babies, their president says everything’s fine, and on-and-on.
And we hear these jackasses inventing stuff like this and bitching about their single, politically connected aides not being able to afford eating lunch in a place where they want to be seen.
It’s beyond discouraging.


16 posted on 03/21/2013 11:17:56 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: eastforker

I need to change my tag line, so I will.


17 posted on 03/21/2013 11:18:57 PM PDT by eastforker (Cruz for steam in 2016)
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To: marktwain

Most of the children are shot by young black men Charlie!.....so what the hell should we ban?


18 posted on 03/21/2013 11:28:15 PM PDT by wesagain (The God #Elohim# of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is the One True GOD.)
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To: marktwain
"...we're talking about handguns easier in the inner cities, to get these guns in the inner cities, than to get computers...."

What the Hell does that even mean? Best Buy, Wal-Mart, Target, thrift stores and many other retailers carry computers. Schools and libraries have computers and anyone could use one of these, they could also order a computer online, by phone or by mail. Is he saying there's no Internet, phone or mail service in urban areas? Inner city residents seem to have thousands of dollars for sneakers, gold jewelry, liquor, illegal drugs, sports accessories, tattoos, cars and dental appliances. Computers have come down in price since the invention of the PC.

19 posted on 03/21/2013 11:30:19 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: tumblindice
It’s a Not Sure world inside the beltway.

I think there is something in the water...

Seems like those who have been there any length of time all get Beltway Fever. The dementia phase is worse with some than others.

20 posted on 03/21/2013 11:34:28 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: marktwain

Hmmmmmmmm.... $300 for a newest pair of Nikes; or should I just spend it on a half decent computer? Naw, think I’ll invest it in a gun & a cool pair of baggie-britches, and then get several of both for free!


21 posted on 03/21/2013 11:52:29 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: marktwain

billions of kids are saved by guns. we win.


22 posted on 03/22/2013 12:25:20 AM PDT 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: marktwain

Watch Charlie like a hawk or he’ll pass a law without a legal vote.


23 posted on 03/22/2013 12:48:19 AM PDT by RC one (From My Cold Dead Hands.)
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Liberalism is an assault weapon. Charlie you have more blood on your liberal hands than any serial killer with or without an "assault" rifle. You have promoted the killing of classrooms full of children everyday.  photo MostDangerousPlace1_zps9825b042.jpg
24 posted on 03/22/2013 1:00:37 AM PDT by FreedomGuru (Without Life nothing else matters.)
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less than 100 people get killed per year in the media's mass shootings. that's in a country of 330 million people where 2.5 million home invasions happen per year. the media ignore the 2.5 million home invasions, the 58,000 children that get abducted by non-family every year in the U.S.A , and even more women disappearing , the 300,000 women getting raped per year etc. Mass shooting incidents happen so rarely in a country of 330 million people that they are statistically non-existant events. Only 1 or so per year , but 50 lighting events were people get killed by lighting. so ban lightning you morons. one psycho, a fluke gets egged on by the media fame promise out of 330 million people so the democrats say punish the 330 million people who have never done that .

http://www.restore-government-accountability.com/Children-Disappear.html

25 posted on 03/22/2013 2:32:48 AM PDT by Democrat_media (media makes mass shooters household names to create more & take our guns)
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To: CounterCounterCulture
The only assault weapons that are killing millions are abortionist tools.

Why wasn't this post #1?

Demoncrats are responsible for the deaths many more children than guns of any/all type, but they keep beating the same drum.

26 posted on 03/22/2013 2:38:00 AM PDT by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: marktwain
Democrats are a disease on humanity and freedom.

some democrats : Obama, fienstein, Boxer, Ried, Rangel, Pelosi, news reporters etc.

27 posted on 03/22/2013 3:19:59 AM PDT by Democrat_media (media makes mass shooters household names to create more & take our guns)
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To: marktwain

That may actually be close to the truth......in Africa.


28 posted on 03/22/2013 3:23:57 AM PDT by Daveinyork (."Trusting government with power and money is like trusting teenaged boys with whiskey and car keys,)
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To: marktwain

“Rangel is aiming at the low information voter.”

At this point any Dem politician (especially black ones, due to the soft bigotry of lowered expectations) can make any outrageous claim and have it ignored by the Dem media. God forbid somebody stops speaking for a drink of water - because that is really important...

At least more people are realizing every day what many of us here have known for years: there is no way for the two sides to co-exist anymore.


29 posted on 03/22/2013 3:32:57 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
What the Hell does that even mean?

He's saying that "his people" prefer buying handguns to buying computers, although that may be erroneous, because you can't play computer games or watch porn if you don't have a beeber of some sort. Surely they have smartphones, at least.

30 posted on 03/22/2013 4:25:04 AM PDT by Tax-chick (Now with more LOL and less UNNNGH.)
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To: marktwain; Gilbo_3; NFHale; stephenjohnbanker; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; Impy; BillyBoy; ...
Rangel :“We’re talking about millions of kids dying — being shot down by assault weapons, we're talking about handguns easier in the inner cities, to get these guns in the inner cities, than to get computers. This is not just a political issue, it’s a moral issue and so when we condemn the NRA we should not ignore the fact that a lot of people that have taken moral positions have been solid on this big one,” he said.
Rangel blamed the NRA and politicians who support the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms”

I didnt know this was happening. That changes everything.
Millions of children ??? He doesnt say how often that happens. Every two hundred years millions of them are killed?.

Ban them for Gabby. save the kids.

31 posted on 03/22/2013 5:09:48 AM PDT by sickoflibs (O's sequester Apocalypse tour just proved why we need the 2nd amendment more than ever NOW!)
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If they ban assault weapons, how long will it be before they come after scoped rifles?

“Thousands are killed every year by rifles that can kill at over a mile away!”

Then, they will come after large caliber rifles.

“You don’t need a 50 caliber bullet to shoot deer!”

Just like the tax increases that are never enough, their desire to ban everything is never enough.

As I said on the day Heller was decided, if liberals have their way, the only firearm you will be allowed to own is a single shot inside your home. Nothing else, nowhere else.


32 posted on 03/22/2013 5:19:30 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (When religions have to beg the gov't for a waiver, we are already under socialism.)
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To: sickoflibs

We must ban freedom for TEH CHILDRENZ sake!!! It’s all for TEH CHILDRENZ.

Every three seconds an American child is mercilessly gun downed by high powered military style assault rifles. Check that, every TWO seconds.

The leading cause of dead children? Rich white men, did you know that? It’s true.

100 children are shot every time someone posts to free republic, this can be proven with “science”. Time to ban free republic! For the keeeeeeedz!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VXNj2BobjJ4


33 posted on 03/22/2013 5:55:19 AM PDT by Impy (All in favor of Harry Reid meeting Mr. Mayhem?)
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To: Christie at the beach

It is much harder for the Republicans to get away with lies. They are attacked by the MSM right away.

The left gets a pass.


34 posted on 03/22/2013 6:01:38 AM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: Christie at the beach; All
“apparently unaware that it is already illegal for average citizens to own automatic weapons without a special permit.”

I believe Charlie Rangel is the person who rammed through the ban on any more of those permits in 1986. It was a highly controversial move, because the tape clearly showed he did not have the votes, he just declared that he did.

He is just a corrupt liar who does not one of the many people he preyed upon to have a gun.

35 posted on 03/22/2013 6:06:44 AM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: marktwain

Where does this retard get his information?


36 posted on 03/22/2013 6:24:43 AM PDT by chainsaw ("Two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by Obama")
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To: marktwain

Aurora, Colo., theater shooter James Holmes converts to Islam

By Jessica Chasmar

The Washington Times

Thursday, March 21, 2013

The man who shot up an Aurora, Colo., movie theater during a screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” last summer has reportedly converted to Islam and prays up to five times a day.

Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/mar/21/aurora-theater-shooter-james-holmes-converts-islam/#ixzz2OHHJsD2r


37 posted on 03/22/2013 7:11:06 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: marktwain

Calypso Louis’ “Million Man Math.”


38 posted on 03/22/2013 7:11:47 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: marktwain

Years ago, when the Mafia wars were epidemic , law enforcement were trying to figure out how to stop them.

I’ll paraphrase what one agent said but he hit the nail on the head...’Why stop them they are just killing off each other for us’.


39 posted on 03/22/2013 7:53:27 AM PDT by RetSignman ("...a Republic if you can keep it")
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To: chainsaw; All

“Where does this retard get his information?:”

He just makes stuff up. The MSM does not call him on it because he is “progressive” and he is “black”.

Remember the left does not believe in truth, and they have a problem with reality.


40 posted on 03/22/2013 7:57:43 AM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: marktwain
Rangle wasn't really lying... He's just a booger eating moron. Unfortunately, a booger eating moron with the power and capability to ruin hundreds of millions of lives.

Mark

41 posted on 03/22/2013 9:44:32 AM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: Impy; sickoflibs

” The leading cause of dead children? Rich white men,”

Rich white men, who never owned a gun.....they are the REAL hotbed!


42 posted on 03/22/2013 12:02:11 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: MarkL; All
“Rangle wasn't really lying... He's just a booger eating moron. Unfortunately, a booger eating moron with the power and capability to ruin hundreds of millions of lives.”

I know the conventional wisdom is to not attribute malice as a motive when stupidity will serve as well.

However, there comes a point when intentional, repeated ignorance can be attributed to malice, or at least the effects are the same as malice, because the person will not listen to reason, logic, or facts.

43 posted on 03/23/2013 7:52:25 AM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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