Fox News Channel hosts Eric Bolling and Geraldo Rivera went at it on Friday morning on Fox & Friends over what appropriate action the federal government should take to limit future incidence of gun violence. The two battled over the impact gun ownership has on crime, the appropriateness of allowing semi-automatic weapons in private hands, and how logical it was for supporter of the Second Amendment justify gun ownership on the grounds that they are protecting themselves from a future tyrannical government. Rivera said he thought there would be some reform after the Newtown massacre,
Comments: Geraldo once again confirms he is an idiot. He said there is no study suggesting that gun ownership results in a safer society?? He obviously hasn´t listened to John Lott or acknowledged the statistics Camerota cited. You can be assured that if his family was threatened he wouldn´t hestitate to protect them by whatever means. Democrats are such hypocrites. Geraldo finding it outrageous that anyone would not trust their government is a joke. 0bama is the precise reason why you shouldn´t trust it.
appearently geraldo "i found capons vault" rivera has forgotten about shooting a submachine gun on his program and destroying concrete and other stuff with the bullets.... Geraldo you are a class one idiot and need to just go home
Who could forget the footage of the swaggering brave Jerry Rivers on the scene at the deserted Tora Bora caves after OBH had fled, wearing a mercenary suit of clothing, replete with twin pearl-handled pimp pistols on his hips. Reductio ad absurdum.
Quite a while back, Geraldo was doing a sail around the world with his family. When he was going through some dangerous waters, He got what I think was an AK 47 to protect himself and family. Wush someone could get that old footage to show and ask him about it.
He is a lot like the clowns they have on Current TV. They start out with a predetermined outcome and search for evidence to validate it, to the exclusion of all other evidence. Most of the time that conclusion involves hating America. Well, unless it is something Mexican in America. Then it is automatically good.
Commenter asks how many shooters were needed to kill 323 people with semi-auto rifles. It doesn´t alter the statistic. You as an individual are more than twice as likely to be killed by a hammer attack as by an attack with a semi-auto rifle.
Eric Bolling is one of the three reasons why I bother to watch "The Five". He along with Dana Perino, Kimberly Guilfoyle, and Andrea Tantaros are good. The waif Greg Gutfeld and whatever nucklehead liberal they put on there Beckel or Williams are jokes. Jerry Rivers has been a joke himself for a long time and he should be lucky that he´s got a good jig on Fox News. I know that they want to be fair and balanced but the viewing public can only take so much.
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mary Ellen, 1/11/2013 1:23:05 PM (No. 9111027)
Geraldo argues with everyone anytime he appears on Fox in the morning. I don´t bother to watch his Sunday night show. Or is it Saturday? I´ve stopped watching The Five because they´ve become silly. Gutfeld tries to be funny even when the topic is serious. Beckle is surly about everything. Bolling is intelligent and tackles the issues in a meaningful way. Someday someone is going to punch Geraldo in his gnarly face, because he´s so rude and sarcastic.
Looking at the numbers - the vast majority of crime in general, and violent crime in particular, is committed by "African-American" and "Latino" males between the ages of 12 and 55. Based solely on the numbers, one can make a logical, rational argument that the best way to reduce violent crime is to incarcerate all "African-American" and "Latino´ males between the ages of 12 and 55. People will say that is "not reasonable". Perhaps not. How about just full set of finger prints and a set of photographs, along with a detailed history and current address? After that all checked out, they could be issued a special photo ID card which they would be required to have on their person at all times and would have to produce to any member of law enforcement upon demand? Still sound unreasonable? These are the least objectionable of the requirements the most law-abiding citizens in the several states have to endure in order to get a Concealed Weapons permit. (Except Illinois, they don´t permit law-abiding citizen to carry concealed weapons.)
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