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Stephen King: Hey, isnít it time for guns to be regulated like booze and tobacco?
Twitchy ^ | 6/21/2014 | Michelle Malkin

Posted on 06/21/2014 9:38:01 AM PDT by Lazamataz

From Michelle Malkin's Twitchy:

Stephen King ✔ @StephenKing

Multiple gunshot wounds last night at Red Rocks. We regulator booze and tobacco; it's time to regulate firearms.


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Absolutely! I absolutely agree!!!!

And in Georgia, you can have a cigarette vending machine in an adult establishment. Ergo, we should have handgun vending machines!

You can also buy a case of alcohol with no background check. Ergo, we should be able to buy 12 assault rifles with no background check!

So I heartily agree with Steven King!

1 posted on 06/21/2014 9:38:02 AM PDT by Lazamataz
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To: Lazamataz

I’ll never understand where he gets his liberal streak.

You can’t be liberal and write something like The Stand.


2 posted on 06/21/2014 9:40:23 AM PDT by txhurl (2014: Stunned Voters do Stunning Things!)
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To: Lazamataz

Yer Back!!!

and +1


3 posted on 06/21/2014 9:40:51 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Lazamataz

Yes, and minors NEVER get their hands on cigs or booze. And cigs and booze are NEVER abused. What an assclown. STFU and go write something.


4 posted on 06/21/2014 9:41:41 AM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: Lazamataz

What coincidence, Mr. King.

I was just thinking about how it’s time to prohibit the sale of violent or macabre fiction.

It’s for the children.


5 posted on 06/21/2014 9:41:49 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Lazamataz

Correct me if I am wrong, but I don’t think that booze or cigarettes have their own specific amendment in the Bill of Rights.


6 posted on 06/21/2014 9:43:04 AM PDT by fhayek
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To: Lazamataz

Welcome back, brother...


7 posted on 06/21/2014 9:43:19 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Lazamataz
It's time to regulate writers and producers too.

We need a media czar to make sure they spew state-approved propaganda.

8 posted on 06/21/2014 9:43:30 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: Lazamataz

So we can advertise on tv like we do booze?


9 posted on 06/21/2014 9:43:57 AM PDT by jetson
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To: Lazamataz
We regulator(sic) booze and tobacco; it's time to regulate firearms.

I've got a news flash for you Stephen. The government already regulates the hell out of our firearms.

10 posted on 06/21/2014 9:44:28 AM PDT by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-free zones are playgrounds for felons.)
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To: Lazamataz

He almost got killed when a car hit him. Shouldn’t they be regulated?


11 posted on 06/21/2014 9:44:28 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon ((Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization).)
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To: Lazamataz
Multiple gunshot wounds last night at Red Rocks.

That's terrible. People gather for some fine music, never expecting gunfire to be part of their experience. Who was playing? Englebert Humperdinck? Dolly Parton? Placido Domingo? Amy Grant?
12 posted on 06/21/2014 9:44:38 AM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: txhurl

King is perpetually “in recovery” from drug/alcohol addictions. So we don’t know exactly who he was on the day he wrote this.


13 posted on 06/21/2014 9:44:56 AM PDT by Veto! (OpInions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: Lazamataz

There are approx 20k gun laws on the books now Mr. King. I would call that “regulation” even in your bazzaro world.

5.56mm


14 posted on 06/21/2014 9:45:01 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: Lazamataz

“Stephen King: Hey, isn’t it time for guns to be regulated like booze and tobacco?”

I don’t seem to recall a Constitutional Amendment providing that the right to buy booze and tobacco shall not be infringed. Plus they did pass an amendment prohibiting booze and look how good that went!


15 posted on 06/21/2014 9:45:07 AM PDT by Castigar
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To: Lazamataz

Tell Mr. King “Hey, isn’t it time his First Amendment right to write, speak, think, and believe what he wants be regulated as well?”

Proving himself to be just another insufferable liberal douchebag.

He’s a good horror writer. He should stick to that, and stop messing with other peoples’ rights.


16 posted on 06/21/2014 9:45:32 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Lazamataz

Sorry Stevie. Just like “a woman’s right to choose”, booze and tobacco are not covered in the U.S. Bill of Rights. THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLE TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS IS! Why don’t you try reading something other than your own books?! Back to your nap now!


17 posted on 06/21/2014 9:46:08 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Lazamataz
Is it true you were banned because you said you like ABBA?

/johnny

18 posted on 06/21/2014 9:47:56 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Lazamataz
LOL! You can also say, "just as soon as alcohol and tobacco have an amendment to the Constitution!" It can go something like this:

"A well streaming free market, being necessary to the economy of a free State, the right of the people to buy and keep alcohol and tobacco, shall not be infringed."

19 posted on 06/21/2014 9:48:02 AM PDT by celmak
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To: txhurl

Weird huh? I was/am prepping myself to re-read The Stand unabridged version but man is the print small. LOL! The TV movie they tried to make of it didn’t do the story justice. Too bad king is, otherwise, a blithering didiot.


20 posted on 06/21/2014 9:48:50 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: Lazamataz

Hey, Mr King, isn’t it time for you to go ride your bike?


21 posted on 06/21/2014 9:50:36 AM PDT by mkmensinger
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To: Veto!
King is perpetually “in recovery” from drug/alcohol addictions.

Really? Never heard that.

22 posted on 06/21/2014 9:52:56 AM PDT by uncitizen
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To: Lazamataz

Same here. Stephen King is a genius. LOL


23 posted on 06/21/2014 9:52:59 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: LostInBayport

In case anybody wants more info:

http://www.heyreverb.com/blog/2014/06/19/red-rocks-shut-reported-shooting/90861/

Must not have been the same crew that took out “sixpack” in Vegas several years ago.


24 posted on 06/21/2014 9:56:06 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: Lazamataz

You mean like, “I can buy it in a convenience store and I need to show ID if I look younger than 35.” Abso-freakin-lutely!! Best liberal idea EVER!


25 posted on 06/21/2014 9:56:18 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyranni)
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To: uncitizen

I wonder what kind of drugs he does?

Come to think of it, nobody was armed in The Stand, so this gun fear must go WAY back. Maybe we should tweet him back ‘where’d you pick up this phobia?’


26 posted on 06/21/2014 9:59:44 AM PDT by txhurl (2014: Stunned Voters do Stunning Things!)
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To: Castigar
Plus they did pass an amendment prohibiting booze and look how good that went!

Good point. Also, like one of the fools he rights about in his books, Stevie appears to want the government to control the people that they rule over. That's not the way freedom is supposed to work. It might serve Stevie well to read a book about what happened in America that lead to the Revolutionary War and independence for the American people.

27 posted on 06/21/2014 10:00:01 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Lazamataz
time for guns to be regulated like booze...

Yes it is! Totally agree!

We've essentially been treating guns as we did with "intoxicating liquors" after the 18th amendment, and doing so for quite awhile, with thousands of laws. So, in perfect agreement with your point, let's now proceed to the remedy of the 21st amendment treatment of guns as with intoxicating liquors.

28 posted on 06/21/2014 10:00:03 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: txhurl

“Insomnia” was good aside from the crazy right wing terrorist trying to fly a plane full of explosives into a NARAL conference.

In defense of the crazy right winger, he was under the influence of Atropos the supernatural little bald doctor with a scalpel.


29 posted on 06/21/2014 10:02:43 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Lazamataz

I thought the world was a lil more back on kilter this morning.

Welcome back.


30 posted on 06/21/2014 10:02:51 AM PDT by Delta 21 (Its my freedom. YES. I will be keeping it.)
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To: Lazamataz

If Red Rocks doesn’t want any more shootings, all THEY have to do is ban rap concerts. Problem solved.


31 posted on 06/21/2014 10:04:54 AM PDT by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: FlJoePa

Is that what it was, a rap concert?


32 posted on 06/21/2014 10:05:44 AM PDT by txhurl (2014: Stunned Voters do Stunning Things!)
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To: Lazamataz

A stupid statement to be sure. Guns have an incredible amount of regulations.

The real question is: What isn’t regulated in this ‘free’ country?


33 posted on 06/21/2014 10:09:22 AM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Lazamataz
W already do, you idiot.

On the other hand, Booze and tobacco are legal, as are firearms.

34 posted on 06/21/2014 10:12:39 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Lazamataz

35 posted on 06/21/2014 10:12:50 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: txhurl

36 posted on 06/21/2014 10:13:31 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Lazamataz

The lack of knowledge about The Constitution by these self proclaimed “intellectuals” is truly frightening

So let’s ban all his writings. How you like that idea, Mr King? The First and Second Amendments be damned.


37 posted on 06/21/2014 10:13:31 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Shame on Sam The Sham . . . Michael ScAM . . .$$$ grab all planned by this "handlers")
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To: Lazamataz

Since he want to equate unrelated items:

I agree with the handgun vending machine.

Welcome home.


38 posted on 06/21/2014 10:13:52 AM PDT by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: thackney

Handgun vending machines should be in airports and schools.


39 posted on 06/21/2014 10:16:10 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: smokingfrog

...and crack, meth, and whores behind the store.


40 posted on 06/21/2014 10:17:08 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: Lazamataz
I don't know how I began to follow this Coo-Coo bird on twitter but tripped over a weird post from him.Answered him back and his writer friends were fighting me.It was funny.Had a lot of backup.I clicked the unfollow:)
41 posted on 06/21/2014 10:21:44 AM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: Lazamataz

I thought they already were and this is the problem


42 posted on 06/21/2014 10:24:59 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: smokingfrog

Ah yes, “The Five Food Groups!”


43 posted on 06/21/2014 10:25:47 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: Lazamataz

Stephan King is a real idiot for a guy with a fertile mind.


44 posted on 06/21/2014 10:27:12 AM PDT by mylife
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To: txhurl

The Stand is one of my all time favorites.


45 posted on 06/21/2014 10:27:53 AM PDT by mylife
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To: Lazamataz; All
Once again we see the two types of LIES that are incessantly used by the gun grabbers:

A). The implicational LIE that there are virtually no controls or law on guns - or in this case that there isn't a whole bureau regulating Alcohol Tobacco and FIREARMS

B). Lying by statistics to score whatever political points they can to Forward their gun grabbing agenda.

The ‘Loose Laws Lie’ has been repeatedly used to attack our Commonsense Civil Rights by the following method:

Step one: Repeatedly scream that ‘gun violence’ is caused by the ‘;easy access to guns’ or that guns aren't already heavily REGULATED -

Step two: Get whatever laws they can on the books in response to the latest incident - and then say it’s a good “First Step”.

Go back to step one, rinse lather repeat……

Back up the process with Lies based on statistics..

46 posted on 06/21/2014 10:28:47 AM PDT by HammerT (The Right to keep and bear arms: A Commonsense Civil Right)
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To: Lazamataz

... Yes Mr. King .... Maybe we could regulate guns under the jurisdiction of a new Federal Department ... we could call it the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms!!! ... Oh wait ....


47 posted on 06/21/2014 10:28:55 AM PDT by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: Lazamataz
Multiple gunshot wounds last night at Red Rocks. We regulator booze and tobacco; it's time to regulate firearms.

Just a cursory look at the data, I bet if we regulated large gatherings of black people under the age of 35 and regulated hip-hop/rap music, we'd have FAR greater success in curbing violence in this country.

Think Steve-o would go for that?

48 posted on 06/21/2014 10:28:58 AM PDT by Future Snake Eater (CrossFit.com)
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To: mylife

How could a liberal mind write something like that?


49 posted on 06/21/2014 10:29:33 AM PDT by txhurl (2014: Stunned Voters do Stunning Things!)
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To: CatherineofAragon

Yeah, heard about the car accident. My comment, too bad it was not going faster.


50 posted on 06/21/2014 10:32:16 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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