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l a times poll on gun control

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by oknow, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. oknow

    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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  2. Tbucket

    Tbucket Olympia,Wash. Active Member

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    Turned the channel right after I seen this, cannot believe someone uses a tragedy to push ones views on national tv.
     
  3. DoubleTapDrew

    DoubleTapDrew Oregon Well-Known Member

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    28% yes
    72% no
     
  4. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    30% yes
    70% no

    The anti's must have gotten wind of it!
     
  5. Swedish K

    Swedish K SW Washington Moderator Staff Member

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    still 30%-70%
     
  6. Tbucket

    Tbucket Olympia,Wash. Active Member

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    I am surprised there has not been more comment on this, right in the middle of sunday night football Bob Costas calls for illegalizing all guns. Would have thought it would have brought more conversation than this.
     
  7. Morpheus

    Morpheus Columbia Gorge Anyway, back on the farm.

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    Maybe no one watches football any more? Or perhaps with the use of DVRs and Mute buttons not as many people saw him actually talk?

    Though there is actually a long thread running on it else where on the forum.
     
  8. drew

    drew OR Well-Known Member

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  9. PDXoriginal

    PDXoriginal PNW Well-Known Member

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    Gun control wouldn't have stopped him from stabbing her... choking her... beating her... etc etc etc.

    Bob Costas... please stab yourself in the face, with a spork.
     
  10. Hrethgir

    Hrethgir Beaverton, OR Active Member

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    Gun control wouldn't have stopped him from shooting her either. He would have just done it with an illegal gun, and the bullets don't care about whether the gun they are in is legal or banned.
     
  11. gallogiro

    gallogiro Willamette Valley Active Member

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    31% - Yes
    69% - No
     
  12. cueball1214

    cueball1214 Beaverton Active Member

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    So, question on this subject...... Should Bob Costas be fired? Just wounder what you guys think?
     
  13. cueball1214

    cueball1214 Beaverton Active Member

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    But then all the libs would be pushing for Spork Control.......
     
  14. Phillyfan

    Phillyfan Oregon City, Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Done.

    69% no when I replied

    I like Bob Costas, and still do, but only for his sports casting. Don't care what his personal views or lifestyle is outside of that. Needs to stick to why he is on TV. Guy made a mistake and he will pay for it.
     
  15. Phillyfan

    Phillyfan Oregon City, Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    No. The guy had an opinion and made the mistake of sharing it in the wrong venue. Bottom line is that he is one of the best in the business at what he does, he just needs to remember what that is and stick to it.
     
  16. Phillyfan

    Phillyfan Oregon City, Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    He did not call for the "illegalizing of all guns." He quoted someone else's article that stated that the victim would still be alive if not for the presence of a gun. Totally disagree with that precept, but that is his misplaced opinion.
     
  17. Swedish K

    Swedish K SW Washington Moderator Staff Member

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    Nope - Rosie would convince them that sporks are a necessary evil that allow you to feed yourself while at KFC.
     
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  18. cueball1214

    cueball1214 Beaverton Active Member

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    I agree with that... Wrong time, Wrong Venue, Wrong audience. A sports caster has no bussnese talking about social issues at halftime of a football game. If he wants to do that, there are plenty of shows on the news networks he can go on.
     
  19. cueball1214

    cueball1214 Beaverton Active Member

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    If we made a fried hand gun.... would she support it?
     
  20. Swedish K

    Swedish K SW Washington Moderator Staff Member

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    Kinda gives a new meaning to eating your gun :bluelaugh:
     
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