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Columnist to gun owners: Next time, just
let your friendly neighborhood burglar in

Hot Air, by Ed Morrissey

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Posted By:StormCnter, 1/15/2013 5:25:44 PM

Is this satire, or can an English major at the University of Florida really be this clueless? I’m … torn. Dallin Kelson says the lesson of the woman who barricaded herself and her children in the attic and then shot an intruder five times when he approached them isn’t that a handgun provides effective self-defense, or that higher-capacity magazines actually have a purpose. It’s that the problem started when the woman didn’t welcome the burglar in the first place: There’s an important aspect of this story

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Coy860, 1/15/2013 5:31:18 PM     (No. 9118540)

Fool! I do not open my door if I am not expecting anyone..to open the door would make it very easy for a bad guy to force his way in.
It is MY house, I don´t have to open the door if I don´t want to.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Doc Obiwan, 1/15/2013 5:39:51 PM     (No. 9118556)

This is satire. I´m surprised so many folks at the original site´s comments missed it. And that Ed missed it.

However, it does accurately reflect the view of many on the Left.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: tfwg, 1/15/2013 5:41:20 PM     (No. 9118558)

The left will justify anything to make their point. For example, Whoppie Goldberg resently set a new standard for rape with this comment in regards to Roman Polanski: It Wasn´t ´Rape-Rape´. Seriously, how do you argue with that????

Or, just try to state/imply the President´s new cabin is too white or too male...ESPECIALLY ON CNN! Whoa, to do so makes YOU A RACIST!



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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rakasha, 1/15/2013 5:44:57 PM     (No. 9118568)

Okay, I´m going with satire. Those last two lines seem a bit clumsy but they could be an indictment against government interfering where it does not belong.

Sometimes it is easier to ask someone just what the hell they think they’re doing rather than wait for them to do it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bobn.T, 1/15/2013 5:57:05 PM     (No. 9118588)

Here in Colorado, you better wait until he is INSIDE before you pull the trigger.

That way, you´re in fear for your life. If he is OUTSIDE, your life is not in danger.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: NuGoddess, 1/15/2013 6:27:35 PM     (No. 9118643)

UF = Berkley East. The Independent Florida Alligator is a liberal rag.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jetsman, 1/15/2013 6:44:45 PM     (No. 9118683)



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Reply 8 - Posted by: jetsman, 1/15/2013 6:51:21 PM     (No. 9118698)

You know something the sad part about this whole story is simply this "Many a truth are
spoken in jest"!!
There is some ambulance chaser out there who
is sitting at the local pub with his/her fellow ambulance chasers agreeing with the story and are already dreaming about writing their briefs!!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/15/2013 7:24:00 PM     (No. 9118753)

You would be safer with the burglar than the ATF. They seem pretty reckless with Ruby Ridge, Fast and Furious, and all those deaths of women, children, men, and dogs at Waco.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Persecutor2, 1/15/2013 7:31:27 PM     (No. 9118766)

I´m going with the "they really are that stupid" tack and guessing this is not satire. Those throwaways about "selling crowbars" and "in the name of the proletariat" I see as feeble attempts to show that he is not a leftist moonbat, just an ordinary reasonable guy ( "see, I make fun of everyone--but seriously, why didn´t she just answer the door?). Either way, he´s pretty stupid.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Italiano, 1/15/2013 7:55:16 PM     (No. 9118802)

I´m thinking of getting one of those "Gun Free Zone" signs to put in my front yard.

I have a new Mossberg 590 12 ga. pump I want to try out.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Calvinesq, 1/15/2013 7:55:37 PM     (No. 9118803)

I´ll go with a form of satire. But, for the life of me, why is the President and many other satire-less Dems going to act as if it makes sense?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: STLstudent, 1/15/2013 8:44:00 PM     (No. 9118863)

I must be from a different world. This one is foreign to me.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: FormerDem, 1/15/2013 10:22:58 PM     (No. 9118967)

Had a housemate once who always left the door open because his view was that he couldn´t think of anything in the house that he wasn´t willing to share. Half the housemates were women. We were to be exposed to danger so he would not have to accept that his principles were foolish and needed a deep re-think.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/15/2013 11:46:13 PM     (No. 9119088)

I feel no need to answer the door or thanks to caller ID, answer the phone thanks to Ann Landers or her sister who said something about If you are univited, you are unwelcome.

When it comes down to me or thee, I am not going down.

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