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Navy Yard shooting: AR-15, back in the news -- briefly
CNN ^ | 9/17/2013 | Ben Brumfield, CNN

Posted on 09/17/2013 2:14:44 AM PDT by carriage_hill

It has been called the most popular rifle in America, and it's back in the spotlight after Monday's shooting at the Navy Yard: The AR-15.

Authorities said when Aaron Alexis unleashed a barrage of bullets Monday, he was carrying a rifle and a handgun. But he did most of the shooting with the weapon used in so many other rampages that shocked the nation:

List of 4 other shootings.

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With Monday's incident, the gun will likely be in the crosshairs again. And again, it's likely nothing will change.

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; aaronalexis; alexis; ar15; banglist; guncontrol; gungrabbers; navyyard; navyyardshooting; washingtonnavyyard
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To: carriage_hill

So, time to disarm the military?


41 posted on 09/17/2013 3:22:20 AM PDT by Big Giant Head
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To: carriage_hill

I use Winchester SPX1 or Hornady JHP 230 grn as well.


42 posted on 09/17/2013 3:23:47 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Vendome
The only committed relationship I am in, is one with my Higher Power. I say we chase down a couple of low-mileage pit-woofies and build us a memory*.

* Credit for phrase goes to 'Sonny', a bit character in ST-TNG 115, "The Neutral Zone".

43 posted on 09/17/2013 3:23:59 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: ScottinVA
Far be it for CNN to actually delve into the facts....

I guess someone must do it for them.


It's ok. This is such a clear and egregious case of CNN, other select media outlets and politicians (DiFi) completely ignoring the facts that in the coming days or weeks there's going to be ample opportunity to hammer them on their demagoguery.

I'm willing to bet that the NRA is absolutely salivating over how they've jumped the gun in trying to perpetuate the narrative and have the press releases and advert scripts pointing out their duplicity ready to go.

This isn't Newtown, where the gun-rights side is going to have to fight an uphill battle. The gun-grabbers are going to take it in the face with a 2x4 that they handed to us ...
44 posted on 09/17/2013 3:25:33 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: carriage_hill

This whole thing, too soon after the Colorado victories, and too soon are we being “informed” about the supposed shooter, that it stinks like 3 day old fish!

A guy, in the Navy Yard, blasting off an AR15?? Really??
By the way that same supposed Navy yard has been portrayed for years on the TV show “NCIS”, there WASN’T a camera SOMEWHERE that wasn’t being watched? Really??

“The shooter has a security clearance.” They have signs stating that your bags you carry WILL be searched upon entry. Yet, SOMEHOW, this shooter secreted a 30 inch long rifle, made of metals that trip detectors, into the complex?? Really??

Mr. Obama, this is another one of your ‘hail mohammed’ football passes.

FLAG DOWN ON THE PLAY AT THE 10 YD. LINE, NO FIRST DOWN, 8 YARDS TO GO!


45 posted on 09/17/2013 3:26:28 AM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: carriage_hill

bump


46 posted on 09/17/2013 3:31:25 AM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: Lazamataz

You’re in Arizona?


47 posted on 09/17/2013 3:33:10 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: carriage_hill

One guy with any kind of personal weapon immobilizing 3000 American military personnel for eight hours make Audie Murphy and Alvin York sound like Richard Simmons and Pee Wee Herman. l make no claim to being a tactical genius but it passes my poor understanding how our military prevails in any situation. If we trust the Navy with aircraft carriers, the Air Force with B-1 bombers, the Army with tanks and the Marines with, well with Marines, we should be able to trust at least some of these folks with side arms.

Maybe I’m just ranting.


48 posted on 09/17/2013 3:35:30 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: Crim

Is that true?


49 posted on 09/17/2013 3:40:30 AM PDT by DirtyPigpen (Semper Fi)
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To: Vendome

Yes. In a little town called Atlanta, Georgia.


50 posted on 09/17/2013 3:50:09 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Terry L Smith

He snuck in a shotgun.... well, more precisely, blasted his way in with a shotgun. He shot a security guard at a checkpoint, took the pistol, then shot a DC cop who responded, taking his AR-15 or M4.


51 posted on 09/17/2013 3:55:17 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: carriage_hill
He was a CCW holder, and military contractor. The fact that he was African American is a bonus (so they can’t be viewed as anti white).

And prices were just coming down.

52 posted on 09/17/2013 3:56:37 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: Lazamataz

My thoughts, too.

He went there carrying only Jokin’ Joe Biden’s weapon of choice.

Way to go, Joe!


53 posted on 09/17/2013 4:00:41 AM PDT by Salamander (Blue Oyster Cult Will Be The Soundtrack For The Revolution.....)
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To: Lazamataz

Conspiracy theory..
“The gubmint is behind these shootings and needed ANOTHER crisis to keep the heat off odumbo’s antics. Never let a good crisis go to waste.”

That should get things started again.


54 posted on 09/17/2013 4:01:28 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Big Giant Head

They’re gutting and hollowing-out the Military now, so disarming is just a formality for the UN to do under that Small Arms Treaty, which 0bummer’ll sign.


55 posted on 09/17/2013 4:01:31 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: RC one
The three-round bursts make it sound like he had an M4/M16, which he couldn't possibly have bought at WalMart.

Diane Feinstein and the gun grabbing media are going waaaaaaay out on a very high limb with a big crack. Are they actually arguing that police and MPs shouldn't be issued semi-automatic pistols and automatic rifles?

56 posted on 09/17/2013 4:02:27 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: Big Giant Head

Wanted to add something.

This article barely mentions the Navy Yard shooting. It was clearly prewritten and put on the shelf for use in the next mass-shooting that involved an AR-15.

Someone at CNN really screwed up by letting it loose in a shooting where the gunman started with a shotgun and the AR-15 involved was a serviceweapon picked up off a cop killed ... with the shotgun.


57 posted on 09/17/2013 4:03:57 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: Terry L Smith

There’s a LOT we don’t know and probably will never know, about this.


58 posted on 09/17/2013 4:04:20 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: Lazamataz

That’s what I thought....LOL

I’m going to start traveling around Feb/Mar.

I’ll ping you and we can go to a nice restaurant down by the big chicken.


59 posted on 09/17/2013 4:04:33 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: muir_redwoods

ALL US Military should be armed, at all times. Ft Hood showed us that. Look for more of these to happen.


60 posted on 09/17/2013 4:07:07 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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