The Telegraph: “The AR-15 Has A Long And Bloody History In America”

BY Herschel Smith
4 months, 1 week ago

The Telegraph:

The National Rifle Association says the AR-15 is America’s most popular rifle, used safely by millions of people for sport, but it also has a dark reputation as the weapon used in dozens of mass killings.

Initial reports suggest it was the gun used in the attack on a congressional baseball practice in Virginia on Wednesday.

And it was the weapon carried in some of the attacks whose names are burned into America’s memory: The Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut and San Bernardino.

[ … ]

Although it has no fully-automatic mode, it is still marketed as coming from a lineage of military-grade arms.

It is modelled on the M-16 used by the US Army and Marine Corps, and carried by thousands of troops around the world.

Even for people who have never served, it offers a sense of joining the war effort.

“It speaks to the fact that there are a lot of young men in the US who will never be in the military but feel that male compulsion to warriorhood,” Tom Diaz, the author of The Last Gun told The New York Times. “Owning an assault weapon is a passport to that.”

Adam Lanza used a Bushmaster Ar-15 when he shot 20 children aged between six and seven years old, as well as six adult staff members, at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012.

Yea, that’s it.  Let’s change its cosmetic features where it doesn’t look like it has a lineage with the Stoner system of arms and then “young” men won’t feel the compulsion to join warriorhood.

God.  Who do they get to write crap like this?  Do they pay them actual money?  By the way, the shooter in D.C. was a bitter old progressive who watches feminist tripe on television (one of his favorite shows was the Rachel Maddow show – Good Lord, what kind of a man watches shit like that?).

Oh and another thing.  No one died at Sandy Hook. Prove me wrong.  Show me a death certificate.  Just one.  I dare you.

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  1. On June 14, 2017 at 9:23 pm, Donk said:

    Captain, +1 on Sandy Book, the DOJs own statistics for Newton stated no homicides that year – none, full stop

  2. On June 14, 2017 at 9:33 pm, george said:

    it was an AK variant–semi-automatic, not an assault weapon. and the perp couldn’t hit nothing very well.

  3. On June 15, 2017 at 5:37 am, Badbigdoggy said:

    Please don’t refer to the killer as a “shooter” or even worse, as Lew Rockwell does today, as a “rifleman” — Hell, anyone who participates in shooting sports is a shooter. This is a deranged killer. If he killed people with a baseball bat, would you call him a batter?

  4. On June 15, 2017 at 6:42 am, Heywood J said:

    Yeah, George, I thought I heard AK47 as well. The media doesn’t have a problem with them because that’s what all the idiots in the middle east use to kill our troops. So they think that those are great guns!

  5. On June 15, 2017 at 7:31 am, Fred said:

    And the autopsies! Publish the autopsies of Sandy Hook.

    And all young men, worth a hill of beans, feel a compulsion to warriorhood to protect and feed their tribe.

  6. On June 15, 2017 at 10:01 am, Ned said:

    Captain + 2 on Sandy Hoax. One needn’t spend days of research to learn that was a false flag.

  7. On June 15, 2017 at 2:03 pm, Old Bill said:

    To the Telegraph; Political Zealots have a long bloody history across the globe. …and a decided affinity for gun control (for thier opponents).
    Buzz off.

  8. On June 15, 2017 at 3:14 pm, June J said:

    I’ve also heard the rifle was a SKS. Guess someday the Feebs will tell us what they want us to hear.

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