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2019-08-09 -Short Attention Span Theater-
Kansas City Woman Buys AR-15 'Killing Machine' Just to Destroy It
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Posted by Besoeker 2019-08-09 07:04|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [286 views ]  Top

#1 clearly relying on the Police to arrive in just minutes from making a 911 call. Too bad for her that seconds count.
Posted by Warthog 2019-08-09 07:31||   2019-08-09 07:31|| Front Page Top

#2 Across the country today several hundred ARs will probably be bought, but not to be destroyed in a grandstanding and ultimately futile gesture like this one. If the woman had actually wanted to do some good, she could have donated that $400-$1200 to a worthy cause. Aren't we always being told this time of year that "teachers are having to reach into their own pockets" to buy pencils and note paper?
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-08-09 08:51||   2019-08-09 08:51|| Front Page Top

#3 Aren't we always being told this time of year that "teachers are having to reach into their own pockets" to buy pencils and note paper?
Speaking of which in the age of sagging backpacks and crooked schoolbook industry why are the kids not being given a kindle removing the need for a backpack and textbooks or an i-pad with a graphic stylus that removes the need for pencils and paints and paper?
It would be good for the kid's backs too! While at it she could just buy a ipad or e-books for the kids then.
Posted by 3dc 2019-08-09 10:46||   2019-08-09 10:46|| Front Page Top

#4 For whatever reason, I just pictured the hag jumping and stomping on the poor gun until it fires accidentally and a slug ricochets into her embittered old ass.

"Oww ! I knew it ! You are a dirty, dirty machine !"
Posted by Dron66046 2019-08-09 10:53||   2019-08-09 10:53|| Front Page Top

#5 why are the kids not being given a kindle

1.Where's the graft in that?
2.Why stop at public school kids? cause the college racket is even greater.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-08-09 11:11||   2019-08-09 11:11|| Front Page Top

#6 Re #3. I use a Nook for pleasure reading, it is a relief from shuffling physical books. As for computers in classrooms (if you can call a chromebook a computer) see David Gelernter. Kids don't need computers in school, the need the three Rs (and not what formerly somewhat sane guy turned Never-Trump foamer George Will said, 'Racism recycling and reproduction.')
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-08-09 11:35||   2019-08-09 11:35|| Front Page Top

#7 Prop glasses don't look any more convincing on her than on teevee talking heads or grotesque "tech site" freaks.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-08-09 11:41||   2019-08-09 11:41|| Front Page Top

#8 Look at those glasses and that face, Kat Timpf. That's you in 30 years...
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-08-09 11:44||   2019-08-09 11:44|| Front Page Top

#9 I give up. It's my birthday, I just bought a Brownells BR-180 upper. I get free birthday shipping. F-U kansas city grandstander...
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-08-09 11:46||   2019-08-09 11:46|| Front Page Top

#10 F-150's are KILLERS I tell ya. Please Sandy, buy mine and get it off the street !
Posted by Besoeker 2019-08-09 11:52||   2019-08-09 11:52|| Front Page Top

#11 One way to finally get your fifteen minutes of fame, I guess.
Posted by gorb 2019-08-09 11:54||   2019-08-09 11:54|| Front Page Top

#12 As for the police chief, another grandstander. He could have said "See what's in the daily release to the press." Instead he grandstanded too.
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-08-09 12:27||   2019-08-09 12:27|| Front Page Top

#13 she’d had enough of the AR-15 she’s been storing in her home for a friend, so she decided to purchase it and then destroy it.

I hope her friend overcharged her for the thing.
Posted by trailing wife 2019-08-09 12:37||   2019-08-09 12:37|| Front Page Top

#14 Storing for a friend. Uh, yeah. A Homak long gun locker is only about $220.00 on Amazon. I don't let anyone else store my socks...
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-08-09 12:57||   2019-08-09 12:57|| Front Page Top

#15 she’s been storing in her home for a friend,

Doesn't that fall under the ATF 'straw-buyer' rule?
Posted by Skidmark 2019-08-09 16:34||   2019-08-09 16:34|| Front Page Top

#16 This made me think of a program to adopt a Wakandan straight from juvie. Then turn him into a girl.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-08-09 18:58||   2019-08-09 18:58|| Front Page Top

#17 Hopefully the person she bought it from got enough to purchase 2 AR-15s... and a bit of ammo.
Posted by CrazyFool 2019-08-09 20:10||   2019-08-09 20:10|| Front Page Top

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