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Confessions of a Liberal Gun Lover
Rolling Stone, by Christopher Ketcham

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Posted By:tisHimself, 7/16/2014 5:15:15 AM

Gun nuts aren´t always creatures of the political right. Consider your heavily-armed author´s position: I say gun ownership is a necessary line of defense against investment bankers, Wall Street lawyers, big business, the corporatized wing of the Democratic Party, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Business Roundtable, ALEC, Nazis, gangbangers, meth fiends, cops and politicos who cut welfare and education programs while refusing to downsize the military or raise taxes on the rich. When I was living in New York City, I voted for Bill de Blasio. I was briefly a believer in Obama´s hope-change lines. I want single-payer healthcare

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: sudmuf, 7/16/2014 5:55:59 AM     (No. 9926721)

It seems Mr. Ketham doesn´t know NAZIs are socialists just like him.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: chumley, 7/16/2014 6:11:30 AM     (No. 9926742)

Gee whiz. Another gun article from Rolling Stone. How do they find the time after all the cutting edge reporting on rappers and dope legalization?
It is immaterial if you personally support private gun ownership if you support those who would take those rights away.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Scrubber, 7/16/2014 6:15:16 AM     (No. 9926745)

They choose not to see the utter hypocrisy of their position. The author and others continually state their desire to protect themselves from "the State", a State they themselves created and nourish.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: DaddyO, 7/16/2014 6:33:57 AM     (No. 9926766)

They have to have something to write about if they can´t write glowing stories about Barry anymore.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bkt23, 7/16/2014 7:03:58 AM     (No. 9926805)

I wonder if this guy knows that big business, corporate lawyers and investment bankers aren´t responsible for more than 260 million murders in the last century. Governments - the State - killed those people.

A well-armed populace ensures NO ONE will put a boot on their neck and take the wealth they have created.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Buzzman, 7/16/2014 7:36:18 AM     (No. 9926833)

Proof positive that mental health is the real problem here. Nobody with a low intelligent quota like this author should be permitted to have a gun.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 7/16/2014 7:49:43 AM     (No. 9926852)

He lost me at ´´refuses to downsize the military´´. Time to move on to some other liberal´s idea of irony.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: enuf8, 7/16/2014 8:30:16 AM     (No. 9926900)

Sounds as if Ketcham is a screwed up obama knee pad water carrier type of a journ-O-Liar. This observation is strictly from noting his voting exercises.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 7/16/2014 8:53:39 AM     (No. 9926926)

Screwballs with guns...

Get your finger off the trigger, knucklehead!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Safari Man, 7/16/2014 8:59:23 AM     (No. 9926933)

If you´re in a movie theater and this guy comes in, be afraid... be very afraid.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: RancherJack, 7/16/2014 9:15:12 AM     (No. 9926974)

Stopped reading at "I" ..

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Reply 12 - Posted by: curious1, 7/16/2014 9:15:15 AM     (No. 9926975)

He does give readers a view into the fantasy land libtards inhabit - which exists only in their mind, leading me to wonder if they don´t all suffer from borderline personality disorder. He´s definitely all 8-up. And lower than a jackwagon.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Scribelus, 7/16/2014 9:33:21 AM     (No. 9927015)

Even self-deluded halfwits like this pitiful excuse for an American are protected by the Constitution.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Eheu Fugaces, 7/16/2014 10:01:58 AM     (No. 9927078)

A liberal yuppie who´s made good, and now wants to guard his stuff with his AK 47 against ... his stockbroker?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: dvc, 7/16/2014 3:22:52 PM     (No. 9927508)

Quite interesting how he can grasp the arguments that guns are tools, can be used for good or evil, and can protect us from the government, but still believes in all the bizarre leftist drivel. . . . .

Kind of amazing.

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