Biden, guns shouldn't mix
Published: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
The inmates are running the asylum: I recently saw Joe Biden's comment that “(if) you want to keep someone away from your house, just fire the shotgun through the door.” He further told an interviewer that he had advised his wife, Jill, that “if there's ever a problem, just walk out on the balcony here, walk out and put that double-barrel shotgun and fire two blasts outside the house.”
I don't care if this guy is the vice president! Some village in Pennsylvania or Delaware is missing its idiot. Now we have people actually doing what he suggests.
Having been a firearms instructor since the '60s, I can assure you that had any pro-gun person made those statements, the mainstream media would be all over it. What upsets me most is that this is the guy the “Anointed One” has directed to determine who, if anyone, should own a gun and what kind.
I suggest that not only is he incompetent for any assignment, let alone one involving a firearm, he should not be allowed to have anyone within 50 feet of him in possession of a gun unless that person is there to take him into custody.
Where in the world are the mainstream media?
Robert R. Taylor
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Privatization disastrous
- Choosing judges I
- Blame Legislature
- Fuel tax increase
- Us & them
- Zubik is right
- Promotion questionable
- ‘Knockout’ evil
- Name game
- ‘Chained’ sellout
- Democratic Party’s union wing