A Message From Lucianne  



Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google

Reality TV Saved
the Second Amendment

Front Page, by Ron Resnick

Original Article

Posted By:Judy W., 11/30/2012 6:35:02 AM

I used to dream that someday I would make a fortune, retire from whatever business occasioned the fortune and endow what I would call the Second Amendment Litigation Trust. (Snip) To my surprise the most powerful guardians of the Second Amendment have come not from law schools but from cable television network programming meetings. I believe that reality television shows based on firearms have exposed millions of Americans to the safe use of firearms for sports, for target shooting and simply for fun. By making the widespread ownership and use of firearms acceptable and normal


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: Reilly, 11/30/2012 6:57:19 AM     (No. 9040706)

Guns are complicated. People using them need practice. We recently took a pistol class, where over half were females over 60. There was no way most of them could confidently load a semiautomatic. The solution is not keeping a loaded revolver at bedside. We need a gun that older women can chamber a round more easily. Take it away, Sturm-Ruger.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.

Reply 2 - Posted by: Mazeman, 11/30/2012 7:22:20 AM     (No. 9040743)

But it isn´t really that complicated. If those women can´s chamber a round on a semi-auto, then they shouldn´t buy a semi-auto. Maybe a revolver is right for them.

And yes, gun owners do need to practice, but please don´t mandate that.

Finally, the Second Amendment Foundation is an excellent organization that actually IS racking up legal victories. Definitely worth joining.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.




Reply 3 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds, 11/30/2012 7:22:55 AM     (No. 9040746)

#1, that´s easy... A double-action revolver!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.

Reply 4 - Posted by: voxpop, 11/30/2012 7:47:02 AM     (No. 9040780)

I watched a TV show last night, called "Panic". It features actual 911 recordings for help, accompanied by visual re-inactment.
While watching, I thought it was the best selling tool for gun ownership. A lot of problems could have been thwarted had the victims had access to a firearm.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    3 persons like this.

Reply 5 - Posted by: philly_patriot, 11/30/2012 8:15:58 AM     (No. 9040827)

Can´t wait every year for another season of TOP SHOT ........... You can watch current weekly episodes and past seasons programs at their web site, if you miss one. ............ I choose a favorite marksman or two, early in the competition and then root for them.

It is my favorite ´Reality´ show, then ´American Pickers´ and ´Duck Dynasty´. [I like the family prayer around the dinner table that ends each episode]

P.S.I grew up in a gun competitive shooting family.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.

Reply 6 - Posted by: Clinger, 11/30/2012 8:19:24 AM     (No. 9040833)

Indeed #1. A few months ago I coached a 60+ woman on a gun purchase and revolver it was. Had a couple of semiauto options but she just couldn´t establish consistant operation.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.

Reply 7 - Posted by: mrduc, 11/30/2012 8:34:50 AM     (No. 9040859)

Absolutely, a revolver, re #1. Load it and keep it loaded, and when/if you need it, aim, pull the trigger. Boom. Simple. No need to find the magazine, with shaking hands, load the magazine into the pistol, rack one into the chamber, then aim and shoot. Or if you keep your semi-auto loaded, with adrenaline pumping, try to remember where the safety is, is it on or off, and is it racked? A loaded revolver by the bed or 12ga. shotgun loaded, ready and standing in the bedroom corner is the best. The sound alone of a pump shotgun being racked is enough to make an intruder think twice and head back out the door. If not, you don´t have to have that good an aim.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.




Reply 8 - Posted by: Liberal like Jefferson, 11/30/2012 8:38:05 AM     (No. 9040868)

The only time you need to chamber a semi-auto is at home after cleaning. I usually carry a 1911 and always carry ´cocked and locked´. I jeep it loaded and ready to go at home. An unloaded gun is at best a paperweight.

If you carry a pistol for self defense, there should never be a need to chamber a round in an emergency situation. These pistols were designed to be carried with one in the pipe.

Racking a semi-auto is a TWO HANDED operation: left hand grasps the slide and moves toward the operator at the same time the right hand is pushed forward on the grip. Taught correctly, this process can allow almost everyone to quickly and safely chamber a round. Training and practice are key.

That said, Mrs LLJ prefers her S&W snubbie, and when she is in bed, it is on her nightstand. When awake and about town, it´s concealed on her person.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    3 persons like this.

Reply 9 - Posted by: dvc, 11/30/2012 8:45:44 AM     (No. 9040889)

The author makes excellent points. I would add one more ´finger on the scale´ for firearms rights, Shall Issue Concealed Carry.

Today there are a few million people that are legally carrying firearms, many on a daily basis. This gigantic, irrefutible database of real world experience totally debunks the "guns cause crime" sales pitch that the hoplophobes have been selling for many decades. We today have solid proof to refute any claims that "if we allow more guns in society, more people will be killed", and there is little or no support from police agencies for more gun restrictions in places that have had concealed carry for a while. They have seen that CCW laws do not cause problems, and are comfortable with it. Only in the few remaining fascist states where CCW is essentially denied do the old, false views that guns are a problem linger. Of course, the huge pool of helpless victims where CCW is denied keeps their crime rates high - in their little minds confirming their circular illogic.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.

Reply 10 - Posted by: pindarjr, 11/30/2012 8:50:50 AM     (No. 9040899)

Just a few months ago, I, too, coached a 60+ woman in shopping for a handgun and her first shooting session. The people at the gun shop urged her, as I had done, to avoid automatics and to try out a couple of their double action revolvers. And even though she is petite, the gun shop urged her to try revolvers with as much heft as she could comfortably handle. During the shoot, both her aim and her confidence steadily improved.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.

Reply 11 - Posted by: mrduc, 11/30/2012 9:00:22 AM     (No. 9040926)

I apologize for the double post. My comments were directed toward the female shooter, or any shooter new to firearms. Under a high stress/anxiety situation such as hearing someone breaking into your home in the middle of the night, fear, shaking off sleep, adrenaline, all make the mind not as clear as at the gun range. For the novice shooter in such situations, a loaded revolver is the simplest. Mr. D and I shoot regularly and are very familiar with all of our revolvers, semi-autos, and long guns. Practice, practice, practice is the best motto for any shooting sport, plus you meet the nicest folks at the range. My 1911 is always locked and loaded as are my S&Ws; one of them are by my bed and also what I carry every day. But for the novice shooter, or those who don´t get to the range as often as they should, and women fall into this category because so many are intimidated by going to the range, a loaded revolver fits the bill. Aim, pull trigger, boom.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.

Reply 12 - Posted by: GOPJihad, 11/30/2012 9:37:25 AM     (No. 9040985)

I don´t know that I would say reality TV "saved" the Second Amendment, as much as it has opened the eyes of those who haven´t any familiarity with firearms to the fact that firearms owners and firearms are much more common than they could have ever imagined, and upwards of 99.99999% (and I´m probably leaving out a few more "9"s on the decimal end) haev no relation to criminality - spare for detering it.

Also, look at the way semi-auto rifles such as the AR series were portrayed for years aas inherently evil "black rifles." Well, now, the AR-type rifle is among the most popular centerfire semi-auto rifles in the country. Used by target shooters, preppers, and "Fudds" alike.

The best advice I can give to someone looking to start shooting is start small and inexpensive. The Ruger 10/22 rifle is a staple of any collection and the perfect rifle to start with, and maintain proficiency with (especially in this age of ever more expensive ammunition). Get a pump action shotgun, such as the Remington 870. As you begin with pistols, get a revolver, plenty of fantastic .38 Special out there to be had.

And in terms of self defense, and the bump in the night, get to know the feel and employment of whichever firearm you choose to count on as well as you do the remote control for your television.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.




Reply 13 - Posted by: Starlifter Nav, 11/30/2012 9:40:34 AM     (No. 9040997)

Given the lawless administration to which we have been subjected by half of our clue-free countrymen I think its more than a little premature to view the Second Amendment and 2A rights as "safe".

That said the greatest urban myth that there is is "the sound of chambering a round in a shotgun will send them running".
Baloney. If they even recognize the sound, the mere fact that they were bold enough (or drugged enough) to enter an occupied home says they would have no reaction to "ka-chunk".

There´s only one sound that will have any impact. It is not "click".

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.

Reply 14 - Posted by: redmom, 11/30/2012 11:27:28 AM     (No. 9041295)

#14- Agreed. The WON has made it clear he is willing to cede our sovereignty to the U.N..

The author is right that our spineless representatives are unwilling to risk losing an election based on the 2nd Amendment. However, assuming that any of our Constitutional Rights are safe at this time is a dangerous and naive assumption. Look at the open attacks now spawning against the 1st Amendment?

If you get rid of free speech, protesting against incursion of the 2nd Amendment is impossible, and then easily removed.

The left never stops, it just changes tactics.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.

Reply 15 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 11/30/2012 12:52:27 PM     (No. 9041463)

A Smith & Wesson revolver: the original point-and-click interface device

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.

Reply 16 - Posted by: harper, 11/30/2012 3:54:37 PM     (No. 9041846)

Re #5 I saw the show, also.

IIRC, in the first incident, with a single mom and an 8 year old son, the lady had a revolver. She told the dispatcher that she had the gun and the dispatcher told her to get rid of it because "there were police in the area."

She did that, and then the dirtbag found and attacked her. The dispatcher kept repeating that "there were police in the area" on the phone. There were police in the area, but they couldn´t find the correct apartment.

I another incident, the woman protected herself with a shotgun when the police were unable to get there. The dirtbag died.

Moral of the story: dial 911 and die.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.

Post Reply   Close thread 713853

Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "Judy W."


Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)

Most Recent Articles posted by "Judy W."

Why should we trust Barack
Obama on immigration reform?
Long Island Newsday, by Jim DeMint    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 2/8/2014 3:40:21 PM     Post Reply
President Obama has been quite up-front about it: he refuses to enforce laws he dislikes and unilaterally changes others without the consent of Congress. The Supreme Court may soon have to decide the constitutionality of all this but, in the meantime, many are wondering why Congress would believe they can trust the president to work with them in good faith on any issue. Still more are scratching their heads over the notion that now, when Obamacare is hurting millions and the economy is still sputtering, Congress should put off dealing with those problems and, instead, work with Mr. Obama on

The Impossible Cause of Fr. Francis Lawlor
American Thinker, by Robert Klein Engler    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 2/8/2014 12:37:27 PM     Post Reply
Sociologists interested in the impact of Democratic Party policies on U.S. cities should remember that before there was a bankrupt Detroit, there was the destruction of the Englewood and Marquette Park communities in Chicago. (Snip) In spite of Democratic attempts to maintain segregation during the 1960s, the black community in Chicago was growing. Blacks had to move somewhere. Attempts to segregate them in housing projects along south State Street were no longer working. The battle for Chicago neighborhoods began. Father Lawlor took a side in this urban struggle. He chose to fight with those who wanted to keep their neighborhoods intact.

Americans Learn to Succeed
by Learning From Failure
Creators Syndicate, by Michael Barone    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 2/8/2014 8:05:23 AM     Post Reply
America succeeds because Americans fail and forgive. That´s the intriguing message -- or part of it -- of Megan McArdle´s new book "The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success." McArdle, a Bloomberg blogger and columnist, stands out among economic writers, and not just because she´s the only woman among them who is 6 feet 2 inches. She combines a shrewd knowledge of economics and practical experience with a writing style that every so often segues into comedy monologue. Americans fail a lot, she argues. Most new businesses fail. Most predictions are wrong. As the screenwriter William

Thinking for Ourselves: The Rewards
of Independence and Common
Sense Are Many
Townhall, by Ben Carson    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 2/8/2014 8:00:22 AM     Post Reply
Earlier this year, one of the mainstream media networks was planning to do a special on my retirement from neurosurgery. They recorded a lecture I gave at my medical school, as well as one given at a high school in Detroit. They also accompanied me to my old stomping grounds, where many of the neighbors came out to greet me and talk about old times. I was struck by some of their comments, including the notion that I always had lofty, unrealistic dreams, but that they would enjoy hearing about them anyway. Someone else told me that people would always murmur

Paul: GOP Needs to
‘Look Like the Rest of
America’ to Win Again
PJ Media, by Nicholas Ballasy    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 2/8/2014 6:32:00 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON – Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul said the Republican Party has to embrace a message of optimism and “look like the rest of America” to win again. “If we want to win again, if we want to be a bigger party, not only do we have to be a party that looks like the rest of America – black, white, brown, with tattoos, without tattoos, earrings, without earrings – we have to look like the rest of America but we also have to have a party that has the message of optimism,” said Paul in his keynote address at the



Reputation Versus Regulation
Creators Syndicate, by John Stossel    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 2/6/2014 7:00:58 AM     Post Reply
Do you like to cook? Throw dinner parties? Many people enjoy that, but paying for the food, plus accessories, is expensive. Would you host more often if you could get your guests to cover the costs? (Snip) Good news! Today both cooks and diners can get what they want. A new Internet business brings them together. Bad news: Bureaucrats and the media worry that the dinner parties are not regulated. Here´s how the business works. On the website EatWith.com, people who want to throw parties post pictures of their homes and the kinds of things they like to cook. "I really reminisce

Parent of dying boy has
to prove her son can’t
take standardized test
Washington Post, by Valerie Strauss    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 2/6/2014 6:28:20 AM     Post Reply
Andrea Rediske’s 11-year-old son Ethan, is dying. Last year, Ethan, who was born with brain damage, has cerebral palsy and is blind, was forced to take a version of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test over the space of two weeks last year because the state of Florida required that every student take one. Now his mom has to prove that Ethan, now in a morphine coma, is in no condition to take another test this year. Ethan wasn’t the only brain-damaged child in Florida to be forced to take a standardized test; I have written in the past about Michael,

What Is Open Kindergarten?
PJ Media, by Inge Kummant    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 2/5/2014 7:41:22 AM     Post Reply
Too bad the Obama/Cuomo/de Blasio universal preschool proposals won’t actually do anything to help children and families. Let’s hope these political boondoggles fall through. Instead, if Americans really do want more preschool, we could take a page from the Scandinavian playbook. Open kindergarten, common in Finland and other Scandinavian countries, is for the birth-through-age-five crowd and their parents. The program is low-cost, local, flexible, and does appear to help prepare kids for school. Last fall I visited the Bluebird House in Rauma, Finland, the site of a popular open kindergarten started 28 years ago. It is one of two sponsored by the

Journalists at Sochi are
live-tweeting their hilarious
and gross hotel experiences
Washington Post, by Caitlin Dewey    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 2/5/2014 7:09:52 AM     Post Reply
Amid continued debate over whether or not Sochi is prepared to host the 2014 Olympics, which begins Thursday, reporters from around the world are starting to check into local hotels — to their apparent grief. Some journalists arriving in Sochi are describing appalling conditions in the housing there, where only six of nine media hotels are ready for guests. Hotels are still under construction. Water, if it’s running, isn’t drinkable. One German photographer told the AP over the weekend that his hotel still had stray dogs and construction workers wandering in and out of rooms.

Three Cheers for Lillyhammer
FrontPage, by Bruce Bawer    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 2/4/2014 10:02:16 AM     Post Reply
It’s only a slight exaggeration to say that half of the comedy you see on Norwegian TV is anodyne whimsy about Norwegian dialects and the other half is P.C. mockery of the U.S. and/or of that most pro-American of all Norwegian political parties, the classical-liberal Progress Party. The very funny Norwegian-produced series Lilyhammer, then, most of whose humor derives from parody of Norwegian social democracy – historically an almost verboten comic target – as well as of the country’s manners and mores, is a remarkable departure. Our hero is New York mobster Frank Tagliano (played admirably by Steven van Zandt

Hollywood’s Pedophilia Priorities:
Catholic Priests, not Woody Allen
PJ Media, by J. Christian Adams    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 2/2/2014 8:28:21 PM     Post Reply
The New York Times runs this damning and powerful piece by Dylan Farrow, the adopted daughter of Mia Farrow. (Snip) Farrow’s powerful prose takes on elite Hollywood’s cone of silence around Woody Allen: What if it had been your child, Cate Blanchett? Louis CK? Alec Baldwin? What if it had been you, Emma Stone? Or you, Scarlett Johansson? You knew me when I was a little girl, Diane Keaton. Have you forgotten me? Woody Allen is a living testament to the way our society fails the survivors of sexual assault and abuse.

The Violent Gang Wars Behind
Your Super Bowl Guacamole
Wall Street Journal, by Jose de Cordoba    Original Article
Posted By: Judy W.- 2/2/2014 7:52:21 AM     Post Reply
TANCÍTARO, Mexico—Super Bowl Sunday is a big deal in this remote and seemingly peaceful mountain town, whose entrance is marked by a statue of an avocado. (Snip) But for the past few years, a good chunk of the profits has gone to a violent criminal gang that made millions of dollars extorting avocado farmers and packinghouse operators while strong-arming groves from landowners, said residents and local officials who recently began fighting back. Four of every five avocados sold in the U.S. originate in Tancítaro´s home state of Michoacán, the only Mexican state certified by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)

President Obama explains to
Bob Costas why he didn´t attend
the Sochi Olympics

59 replie(s)
Yahoo!Sports, by Mike Oz    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 2/8/2014 4:13:05 AM     Post Reply
President Barack Obama went one-on-one with NBC Sports anchor Bob Costas in an interview before the Winter Olympics opening ceremony aired for the primetime audience in the U.S. Obama — a tired-looking Obama, we should add — talked to Costas from the White House, not from Sochi (the interview was recorded Thursday). Costas addressed that in his first question to the president. Why didn´t he attend the Olympics? And why didn´t the vice president, the first lady or any other high-ranking members of the president´s cabinet? Obama´s response: Unfortunately, I haven´t had a chance to go to the Olympics since

The death of the comma? U.S.
academic claims punctuation mark
could be abolished from English
language with ´little loss of clarity´

55 replie(s)
Daily Mail (UK), by Sophie Jane Evans    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 2/8/2014 12:14:00 PM     Post Reply
It is one of the most common - albeit, ineptly used - elements of the English language. Now, an American academic has suggested that the comma could be abolished as a punctuation mark. Professor John McWhorter claims removing commas from most modern U.S. texts would cause ´little loss of clarity´ - meaning they may now be in a state of obsolescence. He adds that internet users are becoming increasingly carefree in their use of the punctuation mark - with some professional writers following suit, according to The Times. ´[You] could take them out of a great deal of modern American

Woody Allen Speaks Out
46 replie(s)
New York Times, by Woody Allen    Original Article
Posted By: Harleynyc- 2/7/2014 9:59:47 PM     Post Reply
TWENTY-ONE years ago, when I first heard Mia Farrow had accused me of child molestation, I found the idea so ludicrous I didn’t give it a second thought. We were involved in a terribly acrimonious breakup, with great enmity between us and a custody battle slowly gathering energy. The self-serving transparency of her malevolence seemed so obvious I didn’t even hire a lawyer to defend myself. It was my show business attorney who told me she was bringing the accusation to the police and I would need a criminal lawyer. I naïvely thought the accusation would be dismissed out of hand because of course, I hadn’t molested Dylan

Colin Powell: ‘Elements’ in GOP
‘Demonize People Who Don’t
Look Like the Way They’d Like’

42 replie(s)
Mediaite, by Noah Rothman    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 2/7/2014 5:21:15 PM     Post Reply
Appearing on MSNBC, former Secretary of State Colin Powell savaged the Republican Party of which he says he is still a member for catering to “elements” that are overtly hostile to people of other races or nationalities. Powell told MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell that there are groups within the GOP who “demonize people who don’t look like the way they’d like them to look.” He added that, for this reason, he believes the GOP needs him more than the Democratic Party needs him. Speaking with Mitchell about the need for immigration reform, Powell said that reforming the system was critical. “We are

Here´s Why Your Fried Chicken
and Watermelon Lunch Is Racist

32 replie(s)
Atlantic Wire, by Arit John    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 2/7/2014 10:41:03 AM     Post Reply
A private girls´ school in Northern California wanted to incorporate Black History Month into lunch time, so it decided to serve fried chicken, watermelon, and cornbread. As the Associated Press reports, school officials are apologizing because that was a really, really horrible idea. The school´s principal wrote a letter to parents, who were offended, and said the school doesn´t "perpetrate racial stereotypes." Unfortunately, that´s exactly what they did. In honor of Black History Month, we´d like to explain exactly why your fried chicken and watermelon lunch is ill-advised, with the hope that people will find better ways to honor this

Girl Scout Cookiecott
Breaks Out All Over

31 replie(s)
Breitbart´s Big Journalism, by Austin Ruse    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 2/7/2014 2:40:06 PM     Post Reply
The national boycott of Girl Scout cookies is inundating the group leading it. John Pisciotta, the boycott leader and director of Pro-Life Waco, tells Breitbart News his phone is “ringing off the hook.” What started at Breitbart News has now been reported by hundreds of media outlets large and small all across America. The Associated Press picked up on the story on February 4, and since then the report has been carried by FOX News, Huffington Post, Washington Post, Bloomberg/BusinessWeek, ABC, MSN, NPR, and Yahoo. Additionally, US News and World Report, AOL/HuffPoLive, and CBS DC/Washington have all run original stories on Cookiecott

Geraldo Battles O’Reilly over
Contentious Obama Interview:
You ‘Minimized’ the President!

31 replie(s)
Mediaite, by Josh Feldman    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 2/7/2014 8:54:43 PM     Post Reply
Geraldo Rivera took on Bill O’Reilly Friday night over whether O’Reilly was disrespectful to President Obama in their big Super Bowl interview. Rivera gave O’Reilly some benefit of the doubt, but other than that thought O’Reilly was a bit too confrontational and didn’t give Obama the kind of respect a president normally deserves. Rivera argued it was less like an interview and more like a meeting of the minds with the “President of Most of the White Guys of America” (O’Reilly) against the president of the rest of the country, and told O’Reilly that it was out of line for him

Paul Ryan Is the Odds-On Favorite to
Win the Republican Nomination in 2016

30 replie(s)
Mother Jones, by Kevin Drum    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 2/7/2014 10:52:03 AM     Post Reply
There´s been a lot of blathering about who the front-runner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination is, and so far I´ve resisted taking part. But I guess I´m kind of curious: Is there much of a case to be made for anyone other than Paul Ryan? On the substantive side, Ryan sure seems like he´s setting himself up for a run. There´s his steady series of "unheralded" anti-poverty outreach trips that always manage to be just heralded enough to get sympathetic press coverage. He brokered a budget deal with Patty Murray that was businesslike and low-drama but didn´t alienate the tea

Satisfying smackdown of Prince Charles
30 replie(s)
American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson    Original Article
Posted By: magnante- 2/8/2014 11:06:50 AM     Post Reply
Prince Charles, heir to the British throne, is also heir to the sort of mush-headed liberalism that permeates high society on both sides of the Atlantic. Accordingly, he has thrown his lot in with the warmists (snip)Recently His Royal Highness committed a major faux pas by injecting himself into the political debate, and he has been called out by the one man with the intellectual AND social standing to do so. And a major plus is that he has the wit to perform this necessary task with devastating effectiveness. As many readers may have already guessed, that man is Christopher

Juan Williams: It’s Fair for Obama
to Criticize Fox News over Benghazi

26 replie(s)
Mediaite, by Andrew Kirell    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 2/7/2014 1:28:00 PM     Post Reply
Appearing on America’s Newsroom this morning, Juan Williams suggested it was fair of President Obama to criticize Fox News for its coverage of the 2012 Benghazi terrorist attack. Asked by host Gregg Jarrett to address the president’s declining to label Benghazi an “an act of terror” immediately following the siege, Williams responded that “At this point, it’s a political football… that I think people are keeping alike to hector Hillary Clinton.” Later on, Jarrett asked whether it was “undignified” and “embarrassing” of the president, during his pre-Super Bowl interview with Bill O’Reilly, to “blame the the Fox News Channel for the Benghazi

Furby toys ‘turn nasty,
seedy and inappropriate’

25 replie(s)
Scotsman [Edinburgh], by Jane Bradley    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 2/8/2014 10:47:11 AM     Post Reply
It was one of the most coveted gifts of the festive period and turned up under thousands of Christmas trees last year. But now parents have hit out at popular must-have toy the Furby Boom after it emerged that some of the creatures have developed “inappropriate” second personalities which have upset their children. The Furby, an electronic robotic toy which requires children to talk to and stroke it, as well as feed and put it to sleep, was a major hit when makers Hasbro relaunched the 1990s classic last year. The cute creation made it into the toy hit lists

Former Russian figure skater
who lit the Olympic flame had
posted a racist photo about the Obamas

24 replie(s)
Daily Mail (UK), by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 2/7/2014 11:28:52 PM     Post Reply
The former Russian figure skater that lit the Olympic flame during the Sochi opening ceremony has deleted a racist photo of President and Mrs Obama that she had previously posted. Irina Rodnina is a triple Olympic champion figure skater and is close with Russian President Vladimir Putin so it came as little surprise that she was chosen to be one of the two athletes to have the key role in the opening ceremony. A scouring of her Twitter account by The Guardian found that she had posted a photo of Mr and Mrs Obama looking at someone who was holding


Post Reply   Close thread 713853

Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google

© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.