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Mullen strikes again

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by berettaprofessor, Aug 10, 2019.

  1. berettaprofessor

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    High level military officers are political creatures looking to make some $$$ in the private sector.

    He knows what's what and is just lying.
     
  3. Tommygunn

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    Any one who thinks commisioned officers in the military (or other officers for that matter) aren't "political" is naive. My father was a Annapolis graduate and Korean War vet, he knew all too well that military brass can "brown-nose" with the best of 'em.
     
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    Well first of all assault is an action not an object. Anything used to assault is a then classified as a weapon in that instant. Saying a gun is an assault weapon insinuates the assault is a self action of an object. This is blatant bastardization to insinuate assaults won't happen if the assault weapon, as they call it, is eliminated. Military might say assault weapon to infer their choice they deem best for the action but it still is not proper terminology.
    These con artists have used this and other improper word usage terms to push their crap. Past time to call them out.
     
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    To be fair, "assault" in the term "assault weapon" is a modifier, although I'd guess Mr. Spock would regard the phrase to be redundant, and therefor, illogical.
    Unfortunatly, I doubt debating the issue is helpful or convincing. The antis may concede the point or not, but they'll simply maintain their position; "guns, bad, must ban!!"
     
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  6. SharpDog

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    pfffft, you call that chemically driven direct kinetic impact device an 'assault weapon' ... Hah !

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    (1) 'pfffft' is a vulcan insult :)
     
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    "Insults are effective only when emotions are present," said Mr. Spock. :neener:
    Very good, Sharpdog. ;)
     
  8. Dean C

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    Mullen wrote "I spent my entire professional life taking up arms in defense of our country,". I would think that he was talking of a defense rifle not an assault rifle in his article.
    Dean
     
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    Maybe we should call them "defense rifles!!!"



    Uh, on second thought.... it wouldn't work.......
     
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    These weapons/rifles certainly are for sport, maybe Mullen should go to the NATIONAL MATCH held at Camp Perry. Plenty of 'weapons of war' on the firing line.
     
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    "Heller" aside, the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which he swore to uphold and defend, has nothing to do with sport or hunting. They most certainly are weapons of war, or, at least war deterrence- which is how the founders intended it to be. This is what he either is too stupid to understand, or chooses to ignore.
     
  12. herrwalther

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    Odd. When I met Adm Mullen in 2009, he had no issue talking gun shop with members of my unit and myself. If he starts pushing a gun control front like Petraeus did, I may have a 4 star challenge coin to off load...
     
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