Guns 101


Do foreign college students need a Guns 101 class ?

     Posted By: BrokeDad - Sun Jan 17, 2016
     Category: Culture and Civilization | Education | Guns

Wow, wonder how many credits you get for that class!
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 01/17/16 at 05:15 PM
A pretty model can sell almost anything.
Posted by John Ayer on 01/17/16 at 06:17 PM
The article should have been on Onion -- facts distorted to make stupidity seem reasonable, lies scattered throughout, and the whole leading to inane conclusions.
Posted by Phideaux on 01/17/16 at 06:31 PM
God, guts and guns made this country great, a quote from the greatest film hero ever? Now we can add a well endowed lady promoting it all. Only in America.
Posted by Gator Guy on 01/17/16 at 06:44 PM
That has got to be the dumbest and most inaccurate article i have ever read. and his last paragragh about approaching all law enforcement encounters with your hands up and a camera running just shows this a**holes attitude is whats wrong with this country, not guns.
Posted by Montgomery on 01/17/16 at 08:01 PM
I agree with the above, more lies & liberal, pinko-commie, brainless agenda than anything else.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 01/18/16 at 01:15 AM
The best way to defeat this stuff is to out it publicly. Good job BD!
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 01/18/16 at 07:12 AM
All this from a former ambassador. Political assignment right? I wonder who appointed him.
I've had a lot of college educated kids come through the various manufacturing shops I've worked for and I can recall only one that had any concept of common sense. With professors like this, I can see why.
Posted by GFinKS on 01/18/16 at 02:16 PM
I wanted to stay impartial until the comments came in. I agree the article is a bunch of bull*rap.
In my house there are at least 5 guns per person if not more. Just try breaking in if you can get past the motion sensing cameras.
Posted by BrokeDad in Midwest US on 01/18/16 at 07:08 PM
All the haters' comments convinced me to read the article. It's great! Very funny. I think America as well needs a Gun 101 class, or gun safety class in other words. I'd vote the house with 5 guns the most likely to have the dad shoot the mom and/or the son shoot a classmate. By the way, if your guns are stored properly (i.e. in a gun safe, with the ammo outside of the gun), you don't have time enough to get them to work before the burglars flee with your stuff. And motion sensing cameras will get you a nice photo of a blurry ninja. Better have your home alarm connected properly to the central!
Posted by Yudith on 01/19/16 at 07:01 AM
Yudith, it's obvious that you've already drunk the kool-aid but I'll go ahead anyhow.

Growing up in a rural community I knew there were guns in each and every house for a mile in any direction. I also knew that at least ONE was loaded and ready to use close to hand. And, in the first 17 years of my life the ONLY time anyone got shot was during a hunting accident that usually involved some city folk that had never been properly trained in the handling of firearms.

There was/is a rifle range in the basement of the Jr. High school that was in operation every weekend where kids and adults could go to learn to shoot and handle guns safely. I watched little kids (4yo?) drag around BB guns and use them SAFELY.

So, the next time CBS, NBC, or even FOX gets there hackle up over guns in America try to filter out the crap being spread to sell copy. Ask yourself what they're NOT saying. What 'facts' are being shouted the loudest and which are conspicuously absent. See if you can rustle up some facts and figures about other countries' gun deaths/1000 where 'there are no guns'.

I've lived through a 'bloodless' coup and watched as the population was cowed into submission because there was no way in which they could overcome the oppression. It took the military to remove the jounda with THEIR guns and might. Remember, the bad guys only stop shooting for 2 reasons; 1) they run out of ammo or 2) somebody stops them dead.

My 2ยข.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 01/19/16 at 09:07 AM
Now that the US Gov't has set the precedent that they can force the populace to buy a product, i.e. medical insurance, perhaps communities will start requiring the purchase, training and carrying of firearms for all eligible adults.
Posted by RobK on 01/19/16 at 01:57 PM
Um, car insurance has been required for years. Not that I am a fan of Obamacare, but there was precedent. Though car insurance laws are through State legislatures, it still is government required.
Gun ownership is an issue of self protection. Whether it be from criminals or perhaps, someday, those who would destroy our way of life. Isn't there a saying about the last line of defense against tyranny.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 01/19/16 at 03:46 PM

Car insurance is required by the government to operate a vehicle registered and licensed by the government.

Medical insurance is now required by the government, but your person is not registered and licensed by the government.
Posted by Anastasia on 01/19/16 at 09:36 PM
"Medical insurance is now required by the government, but your person is not registered and licensed by the government."

Wanna bet?
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 01/19/16 at 11:03 PM
Birth certificate, drivers license, marriage license, death certificate, sounds like we are registered and licensed from the cradle to the grave to me.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 01/20/16 at 12:56 AM
". . . your person is not registered and licensed by the government."

Years ago, I moved in with my fiancee. It was in a different state, and since it was her place, all utilities were in her name. I immediately got a post office box for my personal mail and used the p.o. box on my driver's license.

In no place was there an official record of where I was living or a telephone number for me.

One day, there's a call from the FBI on her line. They were investigating someone I knew years before. They asked when was the best time for an agent to stop by to talk to me. I said 'any afternoon.' After I hung up, I realized I hadn't given them directions to the farm. I figured they'd call back.

Two days later, a government car pulls into the yard.

I didn't think to ask how they'd found me. Considering it wasn't a major case and all they wanted was to confirm some background info, it isn't like they would have expended a lot of resources tracking me down.

We're not registered, catalogued, and filed? Don't you believe it!
Posted by Phideaux on 01/20/16 at 01:20 AM
Car insurance and license are required to drive on government owned roads and highways. You don't need them if you are driving on your own property or that of someone else, who has given you permission.
Obamacare is required just for being alive and living in the US.
Posted by RobK on 01/20/16 at 11:29 AM
Posted by BrokeDad in Midwest US on 01/20/16 at 02:08 PM
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