Skip to comments.Jason Alexander’s amazing gun rant ("ban assault weapons")
Posted on 07/23/2012 9:57:19 AM PDT by Atlas Sneezed
What purpose does an AR-15 serve to a sportsman that a more standard hunting rifle does not serve? Lets see does it fire more rounds without reload? Yes. Does it fire farther and more accurately? Yes. Does it accommodate a more lethal payload? Yes. So basically, the purpose of an assault style weapon is to kill more stuff, more fully, faster and from further away. To achieve maximum lethality....
These people believe that the US government is eventually going to go street by street and enslave our citizens. Now as long as that is only happening to liberals, homosexuals and democrats no problem. But if they try it with anyone else its going to be arms-ageddon and these committed, God-fearing, brave souls will then use their military-esque arsenal to show the forces of our corrupt government whats-what. These people think they meet the definition of a militia. They dont. At least not the constitutional one. And, if it should actually come to such an unthinkable reality, these people believe they would win. Thats why they have to take our country back. From who? From anyone who doesnt think like them or see the world like them. They hold the only truth, everyone else is dangerous. Ever meet a terrorist that doesnt believe that? Just asking.
Then there are the folks who write that if everyone in Colorado had a weapon, this maniac would have been stopped. Perhaps. But I do believe that the element of surprise, tear gas and head to toe kevlar protection might have given him a distinct edge. Not only that, but a crowd of people firing away in a chaotic arena without training or planning I tend to think that scenario could produce even more victims....
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Not one correct assertion.
They all need to shut up and act.
Of the twenty something murders in Chicago this month, I wonder how many we’re done with “assault” weapons? These idiots think every AR15 is an automatic machine gun.
And the stabbings in Chcago this year have exceeded all of last year already. Are they banning knifes?
Simply ignorant and just stupid.
Why can’t we all just get along?
Ugh! Where do you start? I mean Jason Alexander is completely ignorant as to firearms and the Constitution’s 2nd Ammendment. Can’t even parse the English language correctly.
So when did Jason Alexander become a firearms expert?
He obviously doesn’t understand the constitution and the bill of rights.
Correct, not one right assertion. An AR15 is a low powered weapon, does not hold more rounds than any other magazine fed rifle has half the range and stopping power of a classic 30-06.
It is of no use to argue with ideologues and oppressors. I’m done trying to reason with people like this. Come and take them.
Does it accommodate a more lethal payload? Yes.
No. In some states it's not even legal for deer hunting.
There is no sporting purpose requirement to the Second Amendment, which was first and foremost written to deter tyranny in government.
Lets see does it fire more rounds without reload? Yes. Does it fire farther and more accurately? Yes.
False, hunting rifles are more powerful and typically more accurate. It isn't even legal to hunt deer with a .223 in many states. (Including Colorado, for example.)
Does it accommodate a more lethal payload? Yes.
False again, the intermediate-power .223 was designed to maim more than to kill, while hunting bullets were designed to kill. Maiming soldiers of enemy armies take more of them out of action than killing them does, because of all the personnel needed to accomplish the rescue, evac, give medical treatment, etc.
This is just anti-gun disinformation. (As is typical.)
You didn’t know our military snipers use AR-15’s?
its funny listening to all these hollywood morons scream about gun control over the Colorado shooting without taking any responsibility themselves....the shooter did refer to himself as “the Joker” and reportedly died his hair to look like the “Joker”...
so how about Alexander- where’s the blame on Hollywood for this???
I have a magazine I got a while back that isn’t much larger than a regular 30 rounder and holds 60 rounds (Surefire Mag)...not a drum canister, just a thicker regular mag. You won’t get this in a deer rifle model.
Actually, they need to shut up and shut up.
HEY JASON: how about this, Porky.
Let's ban EVERY SINGLE GUN IN AMERICA.
So, instead, this guy blocks one emergency exit with his car, blocks the other with something else heavy, then uses gasoline at the two entrances.
Everyone's dead from fire. Instead of 13 dead and 50 something injured, now we have 120 DEAD.
What progress that would be.
Unless your next idea is to ban gasoline, you freakin MORON???
“What purpose does an AR-15 serve to a sportsman that a more standard hunting rifle does not serve? Lets see does it fire more rounds without reload? Yes. Does it fire farther and more accurately? Yes. Does it accommodate a more lethal payload? Yes. So basically, the purpose of an assault style weapon is to kill more stuff, more fully, faster and from further away. To achieve maximum lethality.... “
It does not fire more loads without reloading.
It does not fire farther and more accurately. Many rifles, including black powder rifles, shoot farther with accuracy.
It is a utilitysprot rifle good for small vermin. Although some use it for deer hunting that is a bit of a stretch.
Everything he says here is garbage.
Hey there looser, Obama promised it when he said he wanted a civil army as strong and as well equipped as the regular army. Get back on your meds buddy. Hitler did it in Germany, Mussolini in Italy, Mao in China Stalin in the USSR etc. etc etc. People are free only when the government fears them not the other way around.
“they”-the liberals..are all seething angry about these weapons.
Those guns...and the Second Amendment..are all that stands between us and their perverted egos....striving to “perfect” socialism/communism
When he lost relevance as an actor.
LOOK AT ME!!!!!! LOOK AT ME!!!!!!! HEY, WHY AREN'T YOU LOOKING AT ME ANYMORE???????
Hey Costanza! When did you stop doing the opposite of what your instincts tell you to do? Go back to doing it.
The M-16, military half-brother to the civilian AR-15, was not designed to kill. It’s design is to injure and maim. The theory is that an injured enemy will take out the effectiveness of two others to care for him..................
So much for his Guest spot on Sons of Guns.
Hey Jason, if you want my AR-15, come on over and try to take it.
Oh that’s right, you just Support and Vote for people that will use the power of the State to take them. Of course that is the real reason we own the Guns in the first place.
The gun control crowd has latched on to the AR-15....because it sounds so ‘machine gunesque’.
They seem to have forgotten the use of a shotgun...and by Alexander’s own false litmus test (use for hunting and sport), I can think of no other weapon that meets this criteria more. And, quite frankly, most hardened gun control advocates will ‘allow’ a shotgun.
Alexander also seems to forget that this maniac made bombs and put them in his apartment...despite federal laws against making bombs. No matter what the laws are, nuts like this will find a way.
How stupid IS this guy? Or maybe I should say, ignorant.
2010 homicides: 12,272
Not 100,000 you moron.
I fully support 2nd Amendment rights. But playing Devil's Advocate for a moment, critics will seize on the perp's 100-round magazine for the AR to support their gun-grab argument. I own a shotgun and several rifles but have been away from active shooting sports for some years. Are magazines of that capacity available for magazine-fed semi-auto sporting rifles? I simply don't know but rather doubt it.
Jason Alexander was born in New Jersey and has an estimated net worth of $75 million dollars
From libtard tyrants who want to establish a system of statism and socialism.
Not gasoline, they would just make “fire” illegal.
“The M-16, military half-brother to the civilian AR-15, was not designed to kill. Its design is to injure and maim. The theory is that an injured enemy will take out the effectiveness of two others to care for him..................”
I would rather face a guy with a an AR-15 than a guy with a Remington 700 chambered in .308. Or any other caliber for that matter.
The number I have heard is that a wounded soldier requires 7 people, a dead soldier none.
Jason Alexander - Still stuck on stupid after all these years.
Slip back into obscurity Jason, when we want any crap out of you we’ll squeeze your head.
What purpose does an AR-15 serve to a sportsman that a more standard hunting rifle does not serve?And Not All Of Them Work For The Government
We don't need to justify constitutional rights.
Most especially not to poorly informed, half crazy, hypocritical left wingers.
District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. 570 (2008)
Was a landmark case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that:
The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution protects an individual's right to possess a firearm for traditionally lawful purposes in federal enclaves, such as self-defense within the home.
McDonald v. Chicago, 130 S. Ct. 3020 (2010)
Was a landmark decision of the Supreme Court of the United States that determined whether the Second Amendment applies to the individual states.
The Court held that the right of an individual to "keep and bear arms" protected by the Second Amendment is incorporated by the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment and applies to the states.
The decision cleared up the uncertainty left in the wake of District of Columbia v. Heller as to the scope of gun rights in regard to the states.
Soooo...... Mr. A....
Take all the immediate emotion and sorrow surrounding the Aurora "Batman massacre" out of the larger construct of legal argument...
Let's talk it over.
I was counting the two immediate enemy that would have to carry him. If you include medics and other medical and support personnel, yeah, I can see 7 or more........either way, the enemy is diminished in effectiveness.......
Mr. Alexander has good reason for anxiety about his “gun.”
“ALL weapons are assault weapons. That’s why they are called ‘weapons’”
Anything can be considered a weapon, an SUV, stick, rock, frying pan, screwdriver, hammer, pencil or the common blunt
object. If used as weapon to “assault”, then yes any thing becomes an assault weapon.
So tired of morons classifying certain guns as assault weapon, a gun is an inanimate object and does not think or perform actions.
The thing I still do not understand, how did the media get all the info on the alleged shooter so fast? We have a POTUS and we still question his background, yet crickets! No guns are not the problem, the media, stupid celebrities and evil people are the problem.
I fully support 2nd Amendment rights. But playing Devil's Advocate for a moment, critics will seize on the perp's 100-round magazine for the AR to support their gun-grab argument
A Marksman doesn't need a 100 round spray and pray magazine.
But there is no reason a citizen shouldn't be able to buy one.
Remember: "shall not be infringed".
Ban Jason Alexander.
Dude needs to be slapped upside the head with an assault carp.
You may have forgotten that we need to eliminate automobiles as that would eliminate Drive-by shootings! :^}
But a good number of them do.
I saw a picture of the AR he used posted here earlier.
It didn’t have a drum magazine. Looked like a typical 30 round to me. I think some Lib “Journalist” not using the brains God gave him, made it up for dramatic effect.
There are 100 round magazines available for rifles other than the AR15, but I would personally not use a magazine over 30 rounds. If I wanted dependability probably 20 rounds or less. Because of the weight, 10 rounds is good in a .308.
“I was counting the two immediate enemy that would have to carry him. If you include medics and other medical and support personnel, yeah, I can see 7 or more........either way, the enemy is diminished in effectiveness.......”
One of the defenses we have developed quite well is that we have made it extremely expensive to go to war against us. It is out of reach of most countries GDPs. This is a good example.