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Shep Smith: ‘Nauseating’ How Both Sides of Gun Issue Come Out After Shooting
mediaite.com ^ | 4/4/2014 | Noah Rothman

Posted on 04/06/2014 6:43:36 AM PDT by rktman

Fox News Channel anchor Shepard Smith spoke with Fox News Sunday anchor Chris Wallace on Friday about the ongoing investigation into the shooting at Ft. Hood when he expressed his revulsion over the debate over access to guns that follows a mass shooting. He said it was “nauseating” how both sides of the gun issue come out “screaming” largely before the victims have even been buried.

“If somebody wanted to bring a gun up here, you could bring a gun up here,” Smith observed. “You can’t stop every criminal in advance.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: 2a; banglist; guncontrol
Normally, they could have ended the headline after the word nauseating (Shep Smith, Nauseating) but in this instance, he's right that you can't stop all these things in advance. Simply because you don't know when they'll happen. Purty good deducing there shep.
1 posted on 04/06/2014 6:43:36 AM PDT by rktman
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To: rktman

Shep Smith: ‘Nauseating’

He certainly is.


2 posted on 04/06/2014 6:46:27 AM PDT by Iron Munro (The future ain't what it use to be -- Yogi Berra)
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To: rktman

Its amazing how these “celebrities” must tow a politically correct line to maintain their big bucks marketability. Politically correct self censorship stifles creativity and problem solving. If on duty serving military officers in uniform were required to wear their side arms,would this carnage be occurring?


3 posted on 04/06/2014 6:51:35 AM PDT by allendale
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To: rktman

Even a blind squirrel ...


4 posted on 04/06/2014 6:51:51 AM PDT by shove_it (my real nickname is Otter)
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To: rktman

I guess with this logic, he’s also nauseating since reporters come out of the woodwork after every shooting and before the victims are even buried.


5 posted on 04/06/2014 6:55:24 AM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: rktman
That's so geisha


6 posted on 04/06/2014 7:00:36 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: shove_it

...uses a Tapping Stick?


7 posted on 04/06/2014 7:07:00 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: rktman
Shep, only one side comes out after a shooting and that is the anti-Second-Amendment cadre of the anti-Constitutionalist idiot libtards.
Is the other side, the Patriot side, supposed to keep their mouths shut and allow the statists to get away with their lies about a right that has stood this nation well since its inception?
Shep, you are a pathetic, nauseating, ignorant moron.
8 posted on 04/06/2014 7:11:48 AM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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To: rktman
"Both sides come out after a shooting..."

That's because EMOTIONS rule the debate on the left. CLEAR rational thought guides the right.
LEFT thought - AHHHH guns kill people - BAN ALL GUNS!!!
RIGHT thought - Who stopped the suicide shooter? (Media response a FEMALE, HERO ...) The "hero" had a "gun." Gunman knows the base is unarmed, the first encounter with someone who was armed? kills himself. Wow. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure this all out. Gun Free zones are killing zones. An army base should be the last place on earth where soldiers are unarmed. Train them in proficiency of weapons and keep the bases out of the nightly news for mass shootings.

9 posted on 04/06/2014 7:12:04 AM PDT by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals crazy!)
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To: rktman

Shep, the flaming queer, is ALWAYS the first to make comment on guns. Always.


10 posted on 04/06/2014 7:12:40 AM PDT by CodeToad (Arm Up! They Are!)
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To: rktman
Shthepard Sthmith- Typical Ole Miss Graduate.


11 posted on 04/06/2014 7:14:03 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Nothing is more savage and brutal than justifiably angry Americans. DonÂ’t believe me? Ask the Germa)
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To: rktman

Compromise is beneficial if it leads to a solution, but on gun control it would only be an incremental step toward the left’s ultimate goal of total confiscation. I admit to harboring extreme views on gun control because compromise would accomplish nothing. It is not a solution until the other side agrees to accept it with some sense of finality and not an incremental victory. To preserve our 2nd Amendment rights, the left gives us no alternative to an extremist position.


12 posted on 04/06/2014 7:14:33 AM PDT by Spok ("What're you going to believe-me or your own eyes?" -Marx (Groucho))
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To: Amagi

He’s gotta have some incriminating videos or something in order to keep his job. We’d be better off if he was on cnn. Then nobody would see him. Unless of course you’re in an airport.


13 posted on 04/06/2014 7:14:50 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Redneck. Race: Daytona 500)
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To: rktman

Nauseating the way POTUS babbles on after each incident then goes back into hiding until the next one. Didn’t he make promises the last time Ft Hood got shot up? What changed?


14 posted on 04/06/2014 7:16:41 AM PDT by csmusaret (Will remove Obama-Biden bumperstickers for $10)
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To: rktman

Maybe I’m just showing my bias about ol’ Shep, but I don’t think he’d be so nauseated if just gun grabbers made their arguments after these shootings. I’m sure he doesn’t think Bloomberg and the Moms are ghouls.


15 posted on 04/06/2014 7:17:24 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: Kirkwood
It amazes me how the 24hr stations will take off on anything. Too much time to fill I guess. Plane crash, kidnapping, slow-speed car chase, dogs stuck on an ice flow, cross-over prom queens/kings-anything to fill up the time.

The one thing that is always said whenever the newest "disaster" occurs...

"We just don't have any information and we don't want to speculate...but..."

And then off they go!

16 posted on 04/06/2014 7:20:38 AM PDT by skimbell
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To: rktman; All

Sheppard Smith IS part of the bigger problem...

His only reason to be employed is that he is a homosexual, and they gave him a fancy new set with all the staff and gadgetry for FoxNews to justify his continued existence in that organization...

FoxNews is no different than any other media outlet, they fear the gays...

So appeasement is the preferred method of sustainability and ratings in our TV/Cable media...

As Neville Chamberlain said, “We will have gays in our time!”

Or something like that...;-)


17 posted on 04/06/2014 7:23:00 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: rktman
Who is the FIRST to come out Shep?
The FIRST to try to exploit a tragedy by blaming the our side for resisting more useless gun laws that do nothing but try to make criminal out of honest citizens,
And they have the audacity to make the claim the groups like the NRA won't support any "Reasonable Restrictions" on guns.
We've had almost 50 years of "Reasonable Restrictions" that gun owners have accepted. Some albeit reluctantly, and we are Still being told that just "One More Restriction" will end senseless shootings.
18 posted on 04/06/2014 7:33:30 AM PDT by Falcon4.0
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To: rktman

Keeping and Bearing arms is a right in America.
Shep, it you and your leftist buddies respected that, there would be no need to hear either side. You wouldn’t have to be nauseated.

One side is on the side of the Constitution, the other side is not and wish to take away a right guaranteed by the Constitution to American citizens.


19 posted on 04/06/2014 7:36:20 AM PDT by dforest
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To: rktman

Shep Smith should be working for E! not Fox News.


20 posted on 04/06/2014 7:37:54 AM PDT by hometoroost
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To: rktman

Gun-grabbers like Piss Morgan immediately went to twitter and called for a gun-free America, before even thinking about the soldiers and their families.


21 posted on 04/06/2014 7:41:21 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: rktman

he is in the news business. Speech is used in the news business. Seems kind of odd for a supposed newsman to be against speech. Why not just have a dictatorship and never discuss anything in public?


22 posted on 04/06/2014 7:41:33 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: rktman

I stopped watching Fox a while ago. They are following the statist-corporatist meme for the most part now. Content and depth is appallingly slim on cable.


23 posted on 04/06/2014 7:42:10 AM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est. New US economy: Fascism on top, Socialism on the bottom.)
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To: mabarker1

... finds a nut once in a while.

;o)


24 posted on 04/06/2014 7:45:29 AM PDT by shove_it (my real nickname is Otter)
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To: Iron Munro
Don't be hating on Shep, he's just such a cutie pie with those long eyelashes and lipstick lips. ...that mischievous smile.

If only I hadn't been born normal...

25 posted on 04/06/2014 7:45:29 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: rktman

Shep certainly should know Nauseating after his performance on hurricane Katrina. Lockers full of bodies, roving gangs killing people and on and on. He should have been banned after that.


26 posted on 04/06/2014 7:50:37 AM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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To: rktman

I am sure the punk wouldn’t be “nauseated” if only the left came out after a shooting.

2nd Amendment folks do it to fight back against Shep’s friends.


27 posted on 04/06/2014 7:52:36 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: rktman

Why in the world does this over wrought homosexual still have a job on Fox after telling the world that people were eating each other in the Super Dome after Katrina? Roger Ailes must have some very dark secrets.


28 posted on 04/06/2014 7:57:51 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: rktman

Apparently everybody has come out but Shep.


29 posted on 04/06/2014 8:00:24 AM PDT by KevinB (Barack Hussein Obama: Proof-positive that affirmative action does not work.)
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To: txrefugee

LOL! Like I said, shep must have some videos that ol Roger doesn’t want shown.


30 posted on 04/06/2014 8:01:03 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Redneck. Race: Daytona 500)
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To: rktman
“nauseating” how both sides of the gun issue come out “screaming” largely before the victims have even been buried.

Yeah, it's not like the MSM goes after the NRA demanding a comment. Nope.
31 posted on 04/06/2014 8:13:42 AM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: rktman
No, Shep...what's nauseating is your swishiness.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

32 posted on 04/06/2014 8:16:04 AM PDT by wku man (We are the 53%! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUXN0GDuLN4)
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To: rktman
He said it was “nauseating” how both sides of the gun issue come out “screaming” largely before the victims have even been buried.

Right - one side comes out on offense, the other reacts on defense.
Now I wonder which is which...

33 posted on 04/06/2014 8:16:08 AM PDT by grobdriver (Where is Wilson Blair when you need him?)
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To: rktman

“Alone, unarmed and scared” was our motto when I was flying in tankers, but now I feel like I am staked out like a lamb for slaughter working as a simple servant on an Air Force Base.

I have a CCW in the state I am a resident, but can only have my sidearm of choice (Springfield Arms 45) unloaded and stored in my locked glove compartment with the ammo (39 rounds) stored in a separate part of my vehicle. If the Squadron I work in has an active shooter I will be one of the first gunned down with two other civilians. Nothing like being a sitting duck.

I would love nothing more than to be allowed to conceal or open carry my personal side arm along with the other members of my unit. All the civilians have CCW for our state and are former military. I served 25 years mostly carrying a .38 or M-9 more than the M-16 and would like nothing more than a fighting chance should we get an active shooter on our base. But, thanks to BJ Clinton, Lord Obama, and our feces for brain Secretary of Defense Chucky Hagel I will continue to be a sitting duck. How I despise liberals!


34 posted on 04/06/2014 8:18:09 AM PDT by KC-10A BOOMER (Cry Havoc and Let Slip the Dogs of War!)
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To: Spok

It’s true - compromise means moving ever leftward.


35 posted on 04/06/2014 8:27:17 AM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: KC-10A BOOMER

Just to make you feel better, they despise you too. LOL!


36 posted on 04/06/2014 8:30:31 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Redneck. Race: Daytona 500)
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To: rktman

There is no gun issue.


37 posted on 04/06/2014 8:38:57 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: chris37

Yup. I had to buy my own. Nobody issued me one. Uh, lately.


38 posted on 04/06/2014 8:41:31 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Redneck. Race: Daytona 500)
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To: rktman

Suppose that every time there was a financial crisis or scandal, an anti-Semitic faction came out with: “Blame the Jews!”

If that brought out others defending the Jews and attacking the anti-Semites, so be it.

(And only a covert anti-Semite seeking to elevate the attackers to the level of the defenders would wring his hands with a “brings out both sides” concern.)


39 posted on 04/06/2014 8:44:59 AM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Lose to Cruz - 2016!)
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To: rktman
The words “Shep Smith” and “come out” shouldn't be used in the same sentence.

A Freudian slip on his part methinks. :~)

40 posted on 04/06/2014 9:03:16 AM PDT by Polynikes (What would Walt Kowalski do. In the meantime "GET OFF MY LAWN")
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To: rktman; All

Shep who?


41 posted on 04/06/2014 9:11:27 AM PDT by Amendment10
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To: rktman

Says the man from Holly Springs, Mississippi. A town that people have to have armed guards to remove coins from vending machines.


42 posted on 04/06/2014 9:29:35 AM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: rktman

What this tells me, is that it finally dawned on Shep what the anti-gun contingent has been up to, and how they game these issues.

Damn scared to actually address just that lobby, Shep has to toss in “Both sides” to cover the issue.

Shep is a clueless twerp!


43 posted on 04/06/2014 9:43:03 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Immigration Reform is job NONE. It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics. Enforce our laws.)
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To: DoughtyOne

It’s telling that Sheppie-boy didn’t get nauseated until the pro-Second Amendment folks started replying to the Bloomberg crowd. His nausea was kept well hidden in the aftermath of Littletown, when the NRA said they’d refuse comment for a period of time after the shootings out of respect for the victims. Meanwhile, the Brady and Bloomberg people were all over the airwaves demanding political action before the bodies were room temperature.

Sheppie was fine with that, I assume.


44 posted on 04/06/2014 9:47:57 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: Cyber Liberty

He and others on Fox haven’t a clue when it comes to Conservatism. They bill themselves as the network that shows both sides, but the Conservative side gets very short shrift IMO.

I’m sure Sheppie was find with it. He wouldn’t know why not to be fine with it.


45 posted on 04/06/2014 9:53:00 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Immigration Reform is job NONE. It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics. Enforce our laws.)
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To: cripplecreek

I just threw up in my mouth a little....thanks


46 posted on 04/06/2014 11:25:32 AM PDT by Jarhead9297
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To: rktman

Smith observed. “You can’t stop every criminal in advance.

That is correct. That is why every American has the right to protect themselves and nothing does that better then a gun.


47 posted on 04/06/2014 12:47:16 PM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to sign up for the American Revolution 2014 and the Crusades 2014?)
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To: Spok

And it’s not a compromise unless both sides GET something. And your enemies settling for stealing less from you isn’t “getting something”. They’d have to give up something they already have to make it a compromise.


48 posted on 04/06/2014 4:30:23 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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