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The Stupidest Article About Guns You Will Ever Read
Pajamas Media ^ | 07/16/2014 | Michael Walsh

Posted on 07/16/2014 7:46:35 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

Me scared

Bar none. Go ahead, I dare you to read it and not thump your head against the nearest wall. It starts badly enough:

Contrary to what those who defend the right to own high-powered assault rifles believe, not all guns are created equal. Due to a combination of availability, portability and criminal usage the following five types of guns are the country’s most dangerous.

And then gets worse. The link takes you to the instantly infamous piece in Rolling Stone by some poor lassie named Kristen Gwynne entitled, “The Five Most Dangerous Guns in America.” Now, most normal people reading that might think what follows is a list of suggestions for your next firearms purchase — you know, something that packs major firepower into an attractive, well-priced package that will instantly deter or atomize a bad guy should the need arise. But no. It’s an anti-gun piece. And by “anti-gun,” I don’t mean anti specific makes and models. Oh no…

Using firearm trace data from the ATF, as well as FBI homicide records, we determined the types of guns most often recovered from crime scenes and/or used in murders. The numbers are stark: According to the FBI’s 2012 Crime in the US data, nearly 70 percent of homicides for which the FBI received weapons data involved the use of a firearm and handguns alone accounted for about 72 percent of firearms used in murders and non-negligent manslaughter. While the FBI does not elaborate on the type of handguns used in these incidents, the ATF’s analysis of weapons confiscated from crime scenes provides a more specific look at the weapons criminals prefer, which we’ve shared with you here.

Holy cow, what could they be? The Glock G42? The Smith and Wesson 500? Gatling guns? Derringers?

Ready? Aim… and fire after the jump.

Run for your lives! It’s inanimate, legal, freely available objects protected by the Second Amendment!

The “types of guns most often recovered from crime scenes and/or used in murders”? Amazingly, they are exactly the same types of guns most often used in defense of one’s person, property, family or nation. Here is the Rolling Stone List of Death:

In other words, all guns. Plus Derringers, just for good measure. And did they mention Derringers? No, I am not making this particular piece of “service journalism” up. It really is that stupid. Be sure to read the comments. My favorite so far:

The Five Most Dangerous Dogs:

Over to you guys. Have fun. No need to be nice.



TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 4ththread; banglist; guns; secondamendment

1 posted on 07/16/2014 7:46:35 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Typical stupid article from Rolling Stone. This country is screwed until all the hippie culture dies.


2 posted on 07/16/2014 7:48:32 AM PDT by NRA1995 (I'd rather be a living "gun culture" member than a dead anti-gun candy-ass.)
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To: All

OMG!!!!!!

They left out water pistols.............


3 posted on 07/16/2014 7:51:32 AM PDT by Boonie
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To: NRA1995
This country is screwed until all the hippie culture dies.

The die-off should begin around 2027. All of the 20-year-olds from the 1967 "Summer of Love" will be 80 years old in 2027.

At least, I hope so.

4 posted on 07/16/2014 7:55:45 AM PDT by Spirochete (GOP: Give Obama Power)
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To: SeekAndFind; All

I'm not...they are

5 posted on 07/16/2014 7:57:58 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a weapon...0'Jihadist/"Rustler" Reid? d8-)
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To: SeekAndFind

They should follow up with the five most dangerous varieties of marijuana:

1. Home Grown
2. Commercially Grown
3. Medical
4. Synthetic
5. Jenkem


6 posted on 07/16/2014 7:59:34 AM PDT by paint_your_wagon
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To: SeekAndFind

Freelance? Does this mean she got paid for this steaming pile of poo?


7 posted on 07/16/2014 8:03:23 AM PDT by hadaclueonce (Because Brawndo's got electrolytes. Because Ethanol has Big Corn Lobby)
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To: SeekAndFind

Does anyone read that old rag?


8 posted on 07/16/2014 8:04:35 AM PDT by mylife
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To: SeekAndFind

This article, written by one Kristen Gwynne, illustrates the danger of “Typing while blond.”


9 posted on 07/16/2014 8:05:34 AM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam Delenda Est. Because of what Islam is - and for what Muslims do.)
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10 posted on 07/16/2014 8:06:34 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: SeekAndFind

The most dangerous motor vehicles in the US can be divided into two groups:

1. Those with fewer than four tires.
2. Those with four or more tires.


11 posted on 07/16/2014 8:06:36 AM PDT by cuban leaf (The US will not survive the obama presidency. The world may not either.)
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To: SeekAndFind
The stupidest one you'll ever read....

until the next one comes out.

12 posted on 07/16/2014 8:08:43 AM PDT by uglybiker (nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-BATMAN!)
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To: SeekAndFind
No need to be nice

Why not be nice?

Luke 11:21 When a strong man, fully armed, guards his own palace, his goods are safe.

Mark 3:27 But no one can enter a strong man’s house and plunder his goods, unless he first binds the strong man. Then indeed he may plunder his house.

Proverbs 14:7 Go from the presence of a foolish man, when thou perceivest not in him the lips of knowledge.

There is additional wisdom advising not to argue with an idiot.

Proverbs 26:4 Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him.

13 posted on 07/16/2014 8:10:44 AM PDT by MosesKnows (Love many, trust few, and always paddle your own canoe.)
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To: Boonie

“They left out water pistols”

And rubber band guns......and poptarts shaped like a pistol.


14 posted on 07/16/2014 8:17:26 AM PDT by V_TWIN
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To: SeekAndFind

15 posted on 07/16/2014 8:20:31 AM PDT by kcvl
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Kristen Gwynne

@kristengwynne

#DrugWar journo. Ex @AlterNet editor. Recent bylines @RollingStone, @TheNation. Freelance misandrist
NYC

Kristen Gwynne @kristengwynne · Jul 8

Predators are straight up surrounded by loyal dudes who separate their friendship from the gendered violence they commit. JUST SAYIN

Kristen Gwynne @kristengwynne · Jul 8

What horrible shit must dudes do to women before their male friends cut them off?

Retweeted by Kristen Gwynne

Matt Zoller Seitz @mattzollerseitz · Jun 29

So apparently very soon New York City will consist entirely of luxury condos filled with people ordering shit off the Internet.

https://twitter.com/kristengwynne


16 posted on 07/16/2014 8:23:15 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: SeekAndFind

Kristen Gwynne

Kristen Gwynne covers Drugs at AlterNet. She graduated from New York University with a degree in Journalism and Psychology. She is the youngest AlterNet employee.

Kristen Gwynne is a New York–based journalist whose work has appeared on AlterNet, Salon and RollingStone.com.


17 posted on 07/16/2014 8:24:25 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: NRA1995
Mrs WBill still gets RS - it's a leftover from her college days. I read it occasionally, figuring that a) I can read everything relevant in it in less than 10 minutes and 2) The better to know my enemies.

Lately, there have been a fair number of "hard hitting" articles in it that are mildly-to-very critical of Democrats in general, and the Obama administration specifically. Mostly, they can't decide whether BO is entirely too conservative, or just not liberal enough.

Sez me, when a party line rag like Rolling Stone turns against BO, then that's bad for the current occupier of the White Hut.

18 posted on 07/16/2014 8:43:41 AM PDT by wbill
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To: paint_your_wagon
5. Jenkem
Thanks for the new word, I think...

From the Wiki:

Jenkem is, purportedly, a hallucinogenic inhalant created from fermented human waste.[1] In the mid-1990s, it was reported to be a popular street drug among Zambian street children.[2][3][4][5]In November 2007, anecdotal American media reports created the false impression that jenkem was a popular drug in American schools.[6][7] Several sources reported that the increase in American media coverage was based on a hoax and "on faulty Internet research."[8]

19 posted on 07/16/2014 8:46:15 AM PDT by Mycroft Holmes (The fool is always greater than the proof.)
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To: SeekAndFind

From the article: “According to FBI latest publicly available homicide records, in 2012 rifles were used to murder more than 320 people.”

According to the CDC, in 2011 (the most recent statistics), more than 3500 people died from drowning — and yet there is no call for a ban on backyard swimming pools; over 36,000 people died from accidental poisoning — yet there is no call for requiring locks on medicine cabinets or background checks for the purchase of prescription and OTC drugs and household chemicals; and more than 17,000 people died from non-homicide suffocation — yet there is no call for limits on the purchase of rope, belts, or plastic bags.

http://webappa.cdc.gov/sasweb/ncipc/leadcaus10_us.html


20 posted on 07/16/2014 8:49:24 AM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: SeekAndFind

If we are going to make stupid lists, how about the five most dangerous races, ethnicities, and religions since 2000.


21 posted on 07/16/2014 8:53:45 AM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: paint_your_wagon
Kids who are the most dangerous to hot dogs:

1. Fat kids

2. Skinny kids

3. Kids who climb on rocks

4. Tough kids

5. Sissy kids

6. Even kids with chicken pox

22 posted on 07/16/2014 9:28:14 AM PDT by Martin Tell (Victrix causa diis placuit sed victa Catoni.)
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To: SeekAndFind
From the Rolling Stone article’s comments:

Top five deadliest fingers
Index
Thumb
Middle
That one that doesn't seem to have a name.
Pinky

The 5 Most Dangerous Stooges:
Moe
Curly
Larry
Shemp
Jay Carney

The 5 Most Dangerous Marx Brothers:
Groucho
Chico
Harpo
Zeppo
Karl

Five Most Dangerous Rock Bands
Rick Derringer
L.A. Guns
Guns 'n Roses
Shotgun Messiah
The Beatles during the recording of "Revolver"

Top 5 whole numbers between zero and 5
1
2
3
4
5

The Five Most disgusting Rags Toilet Paper
Kleenex
Feminine napkins
Baby wipes
The Rolling Stone

23 posted on 07/16/2014 9:38:52 AM PDT by Heartlander (We are all Rodeo Clowns now!)
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To: SeekAndFind

The comments are killin’ me!


24 posted on 07/16/2014 9:45:01 AM PDT by ItsOurTimeNow ("Scheming demons dressed in kingly guise, beating down the multitudes and scoffing at the wise.")
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To: SeekAndFind

Five most...??

1. wet
2. lad
3. sbd
4. popcorn
5. walking


25 posted on 07/16/2014 9:53:25 AM PDT by IamConservative (If fighting fire with fire is a good idea, why do the pros use water?)
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To: SeekAndFind
The five most dangerous types of journalists.

Independent journalists.
MSM journalists.
Entertainment journalists.
Journalists who type.
Journalists who write in cursive.

26 posted on 07/16/2014 9:58:55 AM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: SeekAndFind

The five most dangerous road surfaces. They kill over 30k people annually.

1. Ice Covered
2. Snow Covered
3. Wet
4. Dry
5. Unpaved


27 posted on 07/16/2014 10:05:38 AM PDT by Malsua
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To: kcvl

Guilty beyond hope of rehabilitation. Execute her immediately!


28 posted on 07/16/2014 10:08:51 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: skinkinthegrass

Scariest looking guns:

1. Black guns
2. Brown guns
3. Pink guns
4. Plaid guns


29 posted on 07/16/2014 10:36:12 AM PDT by HammerT (The Right to keep and bear arms: A Commonsense Civil Right)
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To: skinkinthegrass

WINNER!


30 posted on 07/16/2014 2:49:55 PM PDT by Yehuda (Search youtube and listen to "Islams Not For Me".)
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To: Heartlander
great post/talent. 👍

31 posted on 07/16/2014 5:26:09 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a weapon...0'Jihadist/"Rustler" Reid? d8-)
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To: Spirochete

This was no 60s hippie that wrote this. It was a young liberal woman. She wasn’t poisoned by the hippie culture; it was Clinton and Obama, academia, Democrats and the media.


32 posted on 07/17/2014 1:42:26 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: SeekAndFind

SAT Question:

“Gun” is to “dangerous” as

A. “Knife” is to “sharp”
B. “Amusement park ride” is to “thrilling”
C. “Haunted house” is to “spooky”
D. All of the above.


33 posted on 07/17/2014 3:45:32 PM PDT by WKTimpco
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