NRA Says Arming 6-Year-Olds Would Have Prevented Massacre

In lieu of any original content (I just got through with finals week, give me a break) and in light of the recent events in Connecticut, and our subsequent and grave need for a bit of levity, I present a bit of satire from “Mightier Than The Pen.” Following this blog is highly recommended.

Mightier Than The Pen

NRAFairfax, Virginia (AP) – In response to the fatal shooting of 26 people at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre said that had the students been allowed to carry a weapon, the murders could have been averted.

“A gun is an easy piece of equipment to use,” said LaPierre at a news conference at NRA headquarters. “A child as young as five can be properly trained to load and aim one. I’m not saying that arming the children would have necessarily prevented all the tragic deaths, but I know the gunman would have thought twice before entering a classroom of two dozen first-graders with upwards of 140 rounds of ammunition at their disposal.”

“And that’s just if you assume each one has a six-shooter,” he continued, referring to the standard revolver. The number of potential deterrent bullets could rise as high as…

View original post 432 more words

Advertisements

About Sean D. Hillyer

Sean Hillyer hails from the Buckeye State and loves all things Ohio. He is a US Army veteran of Kosovo and Iraq, a student of Political Science, and a wannabe homebrewer. In addition to "Schweinfurt Expats," "wtf, Cobra?" and his prodigious Twitter output, he is also a contributing author for Social Democrats, USA. Sean currently lives in Schweinfurt, Germany. View all posts by Sean D. Hillyer

Please share your thoughts...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Tacos and Dinosaurs

Pop Culture, Humor, and Random Awesomeness by Eric Malcolm

Dawg Pound Nation

Zero BS Cleveland Browns Blog.

USAG Bamberg

USAG Bamberg BLOG

The German Way & More

A Voice Made Of Snark And Slander

Oh God, My Wife Is German.

The Misadventures of an American Expat and His Wife in Germany

@I_amGermany

Rotation Curation for Germany

Break the Broken

Guilty pleasures broken down...

Socialist Currents

Socialist Currents is a publication of Social Democrats USA

Toward a Radical Center

For a Politics of neither the Left nor the Right

Mightier Than The Pen

Making The World A Bitter Place

Socialist Currents

A Voice Made Of Snark And Slander

Closure 2014 Blog

Answering all your Closure 2014 questions

Diary of a Fat Girl

A Voice Made Of Snark And Slander

floriankohl.de

Just another WordPress weblog

Alex von Halem

A Voice Made Of Snark And Slander

@barockschloss

A Voice Made Of Snark And Slander

%d bloggers like this: