Pages

Jump to bottom

13 comments

1 Skip Intro  Tue, Apr 9, 2013 9:43:47am

Guns don’t kill people, people kill people, and anyway how many people were killed by cars, huh?

2 ReamWorks SKG  Tue, Apr 9, 2013 9:55:07am

re: #1 Skip Intro

You’re absolutely right! Let’s put this 4-year-old in jail!

(Can’t we at least all agree on harsh penalties for people who let kids have access to guns? Very often the parents aren’t punished under a strange legal “principle” that I call “Haven’t they suffered enough?” which makes no sense to me.)

3 Skip Intro  Tue, Apr 9, 2013 9:58:11am

As always, Charles Pierce puts things in perspective.

Really? And I thought he might be a tiny hit man, a juicebox button man. A gun is big and shiny and looks interesting to toddlers. If you put a lug wrench down on the bed, the toddler would pick that up, too. It’s just that a lug wrench can’t go off and actually kill somebody standing across the room. And this guy was a deputy sheriff. I certainly have great faith in the NRA’s plan to arm Waldo, the Middle School Janitor to the teeth and send him out into the halls some Monday morning when he’s had a rough weekend at deer camp.

4 theheat  Tue, Apr 9, 2013 10:35:55am

Maybe the 4 year old wasn’t the one who shot the woman. There were at least 4 people in the room. One was four years old, one was the sheriff, one was the sheriff’s (deceased) wife of one year, and the other a relative.

I’m not so sure the kid did it.

5 ReamWorks SKG  Tue, Apr 9, 2013 11:03:59am

If only there was an Armed Guard at the BBQ! He could have shot the toddler before he had the chance to shoot the Deputy’s wife

@theheat: I’d hope they’d check everyone’s hands for powder burns, etc

6 stabby  Tue, Apr 9, 2013 11:07:29am

12 years from now he’ll be playing this at his birthday party… er maybe

7 EiMitch  Tue, Apr 9, 2013 11:21:24am

So somebody left a gun in the open, unattended, and loaded? Why the hell was it loaded? Was this BBQ in Syria? Did the host have a shooting range in the basement? Why was it loaded? WHY?!

8 ktkeith  Tue, Apr 9, 2013 11:34:41am

The obvious comments aside, why doesn’t this woman get a name until the end of the second graf? She’s repeatedly referred to as the “deputy sherriff’s wife” (i.e., the wife of the deputy sherriff who provided the gun that killed her); he gets named before she does, although the story and the headline feature her and not him.

9 palomino  Tue, Apr 9, 2013 2:02:32pm

re: #7 EiMitch

So somebody left a gun in the open, unattended, and loaded? Why the hell was it loaded? Was this BBQ in Syria? Did the host have a shooting range in the basement? Why was it loaded? WHY?!

You don’t understand the gun owning patriot mentality. Probably because you’re a rational person. Regardless, in this culture, the gun is always loaded.

10 theheat  Tue, Apr 9, 2013 2:34:15pm

re: #8 ktkeith

Because it seems law enforcement officer status trumps anything else, always. It’s about his mistake and his loss, not the actual person killed. //

Still thinking there’s more to this story than meets the eye.

11 Tigger2  Tue, Apr 9, 2013 3:15:49pm

re: #7 EiMitch

So somebody left a gun in the open, unattended, and loaded? Why the hell was it loaded? Was this BBQ in Syria? Did the host have a shooting range in the basement? Why was it loaded? WHY?!

Because they’re responsible gun owners. //

12 EiMitch  Tue, Apr 9, 2013 8:10:35pm

re: #9 palomino

re: #11 Tigger2

Oh, I don’t know, huh?

My father is a gun owner, and he swallowed some of the right’s extremist crap these last few years. (and while ironically denying the right has become extremist, because why not) So I’ve got a bit more insight than you presume.

Yet, regarding gun safety, my dad knows better than that. He won’t leave guns loaded nor lying around outside of his safe.

This isn’t a “patriot” thing. Its a “perform a frontal-lobotomy on yourself” thing. Its criminally stupid. Someone should be locked-up over this for a long time. And no, not the kid. He’s likely in for a lifetime of psychotherapy anyway.

I’ll say this again and again until it comes to pass: I’m in favor of requiring alot more training and testing people on gun safety before allowing them to own one.

13 Charleston Chew  Wed, Apr 10, 2013 7:04:36am

re: #1 Skip Intro

Guns don’t kill people, people kill people, and anyway how many people were killed by cars, huh?

Guns don’t kill people; toddlers kill people!


This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

Jump to top

Create a PageThis is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.
Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.
Last updated: 2016-01-01 10:29 am PST
LGF User's Guide RSS Feeds Tweet

Help support Little Green Footballs!

Subscribe now for ad-free access!Register and sign in to a free LGF account before subscribing, and your ad-free access will be automatically enabled.

Donate with
PayPal
Square Cash Shop at amazon
as an LGF Associate!
Recent PagesClick to refresh
20 Things I Don’t Know About Youblog.timesunion.com Who is the average blog reader? More importantly, who is the average Hoffman Files reader? What does this individual look like? Are they predominantly female or male? Are there certain ages of individuals who favor perusing the blog pages? ...
rhoffman
3 days, 8 hours ago
Views: 225 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Lower Prescription Drug Prices Lure Americans to Mexico to Buy Meds "At that point I started tearing up. I could not believe how inexpensive it was and how easy it was," Greenseid says. "I said to [the pharmacist], 'Do you have any idea what it's like to get insulin in ...
Thanos
5 days, 13 hours ago
Views: 185 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 2 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
California Gov. Gavin Newsom to Pull National Guard From Border With Mexico - Los Angeles Times Love the new Gov. In released excerpts of his speech, Newsom says he is giving the National Guard a new mission so that troops would not take part in the White House’s “political theater” and instead “refocus on the ...
Unshaken Defiance
6 days, 13 hours ago
Views: 245 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
It’s a Miracle! …Or Is It? SOURCES ARE BELOW:The charity I strongly endorse is called ASRI. It’s a hospital in Borneo that provides affordable health care to villages on the edge of a national park in return for a pledge not to cut down trees, ...
Thanos
6 days, 14 hours ago
Views: 264 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Drug Companies Are Sitting on Generics—43% of Recently Approved Aren’t for Sale Posting for that friend who loves to tell me that Trump and capitalism will find a way to produce needed drugs and make them cheaper... There are huge markets going untapped, and stagnant pools of decades old capital out ...
Thanos
1 week ago
Views: 241 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 1
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 2
Comments: 0
: 2
I Gotta Crow Here’s a link to the ‘joint’ meet up post. We faced each race, day by day, (hopefully) forgetting yesterday, and not hurting our chances for tomorrow. In between races, while Klys and family toured the parks, I took it ...
dangerman-call me sandy, not a drink named Steve
1 week, 3 days ago
Views: 290 • Comments: 2 • Rating: 9
Tweets: 0 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Facebook Fights Multibillion-Dollar Privacy Class Action SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – A federal judge on Friday rejected Facebook’s argument that it cannot be sued for letting third parties, such as Cambridge Analytica, access users’ private data because no “real world” harm has resulted from the conduct. ...
Thanos
2 weeks ago
Views: 306 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
The Specials - Vote for Me (Live - the One Show) (2019) (HD) 1979 to 2019... Celebrating 40 years of what is arguably one of the most important and influential music genres/ movements ever to influence the British music scene in it's history... 2 Tone... which for many became much more than ...
Thanos
2 weeks, 1 day ago
Views: 317 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 2
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 1
Comments: 0
: 1
Vampire Weekend - Harmony Hall (Official Audio) Harmony Hall/2021 available everywhere now: smarturl.it Lyrics: We took a vow in summertimeNow we find ourselves in late December I believe that New Year’s EveWill be the perfect timeFor their great surrender But they don’t remember Anger wants a ...
Thanos
2 weeks, 1 day ago
Views: 287 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0
Feel It Still - Portugal the Man (’60s ‘Mr. Postman’ Style Cover) Ft. Joey, Adanna, Nina Ann Get the song: smarturl.it | Subscribe: bit.ly 2019 World Tour Tix: pmjtour.com | Our first video of 2019 stars Joey Cook, Adanna Duru & Nina Ann (in her PMJ debut!) in a "Mr. Postman" inspired take on "Feel It ...
Thanos
2 weeks, 2 days ago
Views: 344 • Comments: 0 • Rating: 0
Tweets: 1 • Share to Facebook
Shares: 0
Comments: 0
: 0