Skip to comments.UK 'journalists' epitomize snotty attitude toward U.S. gun owners
Posted on 05/11/2014 8:08:28 AM PDT by rktman
Maybe it's a resentment that goes back to their unsuccessful attempt to disarm subjects that started a rebellion and lost them a colony, maybe it's jealousy at being denied trust afforded their American cousins, or maybe it's just being aware they are subjects of a queen. Regardless, the snotty attitude toward U.S. gun owners, famously exemplified by unwelcome import Piers Morgan, is alive and well in the British press.
(Excerpt) Read more at jpfo.org ...
It’s simply smug, arrogant leftists who feel very secure they can force society and government to accept their views. We have the same lot here
Excellent column, thanks.
LOL! No problem. Just wondering, did Americans who gladly gave up weapons to the Brits in WW II ever get their weapons back? Was there ever any intention of returning them to those that willingly sent them across the pond to help the Brits defend themselves?
Muslims don’t think Americans should have guns?
How many times have we read stories of Brit families cowering in the closet while home invaders ravage their home and the police show up long after the coast is clear to make their report.
Wimps in wimpland celebrate their wimpminds.
My wife's ex is a violent nut, and although she grew up in England hating guns, she's glad I have one. I told her outright if he ever tries to break into our house, I'm going to shoot him dead. She just smiled.
Since I hold liberalism to be a mental disease, I would be foolish to listen to their advice on how I should live my life.
Piers Morgan would be a great casting choice for an arrogant Redcoat in TURN.
The Brits only like armed Americans when they need saving from the Germans.
But on the other hand “Overpaid, oversexed and over here!”
This is one reason why we are armed, so our women can protect themselves and LIVE TO CALL 911, so they can put the chalk lines around the perp, and drag the corpse to the body bag.
They sure lost their snootyness when after Dunkirk the only thing that stood between them and Nazi occupation was the English Channel.
They came begging to AMERICA’S GUN OWNERS to Send a Gun To Defend A British Home!
Americans did. After the war, a few donated rifles were put in museums, others returned to their AMERICAN OWNERS, but the rest were dumped into the ocean.
I couldn’t care less what some foriegn sissies think about anything.
They were snotty even while we were saving them.
Arguments over violent crime rates and integrity of reporting techniques notwithstanding, let's examine if that disparity is truly due to guns. We can do that intuitively by looking at the membership of the NRA, arguably the most heavily-armed civilian population on the planet, and comparing their annual total and rate of "gun homicides" with those of the "gun free" UK.
How do our five million compare to their 63 million? How close to "0" are NRA members' tallies, anyway? And how close to "0" are other national gun rights advocacy groups, like JPFO? Is there any doubt that if there were numbers that could be exploited, the media and the anti-gunners would be all over them? And what if it turns out the UK has a rate more than 40 times higher (or more) than peaceable members of U.S. gun groups?
The UK gun related homicide rate is 40 times that of the NRA.
Lazy journalism from Stateside, rather ironically.
The British are not subjects and have not been since the Nationality Act of 1948.
British freepers like myself (the actual victim of attempted violent crime in the UK, in 2008) have discussed this issue and the US myths many times here.
That the Brits don’t fight back and don’t have the right to fight back is a complete myth built up over the last 10 years, one we Brit freepers keep shooting down and which sadly keeps coming back.
As I said, I know from personal experience it isn’t true. My violent self-defence got me nothing but a pat on the back from the police and courts.
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