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Posted: 6/21/2001 7:23:06 AM EST
Sniper/gunman=just because you have a firearm dosnt make you either. Assault Rifle.= a single shot of the same caliber will do the same damage. just not a quick for follow up shots...but many assaults on places were made with musketts... overweight= any one that dosnt look like barbie or ken dolls... crazed=any one that has differnt views, ideas, or agenda for the main stream goverment or media. Please list any I have missed(theres a lot)... also on another note...people always talk about the 5.56 as stopping power or such...the round was developed to wound not kill. it takes 1 soldier to mark a dead body..but 5 soldiers to take care of the one that just got shot but is still alive!
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 7:29:32 AM EST
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 7:34:06 AM EST
"automatic weapon" - meaning anything that isn't a revolver or a shotgun, sometimes even then. Most newscasters get really tongue-tied (stupid?) when they aren't reading their teleprompters.
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 7:35:58 AM EST
Assault weapon Highpowered assault weapon National Rifle Association (usually mentioned just after a mass shooting and with the emphasis on *Rifle* and some rolling of the eyes) School violence School shooting Columbine (Christ, could they mention this more than once a day, please? If there are no real school shootings to report, they make sure that they show some dramatized ones on shows like West Wing or Boston Public or the news shows some old footage)
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 7:41:05 AM EST
The best is "gun violence"! I have owned guns for 20 years, and never saw one take a temper tantrum nevermind get violent!
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 7:41:47 AM EST
well, raf took my favorite: right wing extremists! but on a related note, i just hate when "news"casters ad-lib and get creative with info: like that costello guy on CNBC, he says "let's look at the HOT chart on GE..." DUDE, it's not a HOT-chart, its a chart! don't try to make your meaningless and pethetic job seem like more than it is...in fact, it's been a long time since i have heard anything meaningfull on that network!
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 7:42:59 AM EST
Saturday Night Special – the origin is racist “Assault” anything Loophole – any area not covered by overwhelming restrictions Vigilante
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 7:52:19 AM EST
"Loner" "Christian Right" "Compound" (when refering to a fenced yard) "Bunker" (when refering to a basement) "fortess" (when """ house) "arsenal" (when """ gun collection) "hording ammunition" (when """ a brick of .22LR) "exhibiting extremist behavior" (ie. flying Old Glory "Gun Culture" "Militia Movement" "disgruntled employee" "sexual assault" (lets call it what it is: RAPE) "gentleman" (when refering to the dirt-bag loser who just murdered a cop less than four weeks after being paroled from a armed robbery conviction!) "Hate Crime" don't even get me started on this!!
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 7:55:20 AM EST
[b]Media words that get to Goet?[/b] Thanks for thinking of me :)
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 7:57:54 AM EST
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 8:00:51 AM EST
News programs always put up a picture of a gun, particuarly a handgun, behind the talking head when they are reporting on a violent crime story. It doesn't matter if the victim was knifed or bludgeoned, they show a pistol. For quite a while, the stations here would show a picture of a race gun. Yep, a 1911 with compensator and dot sight is what the well armed crook in DC carries. I also grimace when they describe the AR15 as a high powered rifle. Hell, the idiots also describe a 9mm as high powered. I think someone read about Brownings HP and thinks that applies to all 9s.
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 8:03:00 AM EST
[Last Edit: 6/21/2001 8:01:18 AM EST by havoc]
Pretty much everything Makarov said. Emphasis on "arsenal"... "Eccentric": when used to describe the babbling woman with the full beard who can't open the back door of her house for the pile of garbage she's collected since '87; "survivalist" "extremist" "recluse" "high-powered rifle"
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 8:09:43 AM EST
"America is 'awash' with guns." I've heard this parrotted by HCI flacks. I've also heard it parrotted by Dan Rather of CBS as well as Judy Swallow of the BBC. But I repeat myself....
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 8:23:28 AM EST
Other than the one mentioned above: appropriate *-person *-American Words of the P.C. and for some reason: profitability (used way too much as an adj.)
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 8:41:04 AM EST
How about 1. Constitutionalist 2. Christian (anything) 3. clips (instead of magazines) The failure to call a spade a spade ie. socialist communist satanists traitor murderer just to name a few.
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 8:41:15 AM EST
"suspect has had military trining"...some nut that used to be a cook or a clerk in the army for 2 years...not a flame on the guys with thoose jobs theres just not that much combat specialization training for them...
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 8:48:39 AM EST
common-sense gun-control
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 8:52:44 AM EST
"high capacity 9mm automatic" I wanna rip my hair out every time I hear a journalist say this. They use it to refer to just about any 9mm
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 8:54:14 AM EST
Most every word out of Dan Rathers mouth. The one I just heard this morning - "high powered rifle" ONLY the Marxist media would attempt to make a deer rifle sound glamorous.
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 8:56:17 AM EST
"toxic chemical" always said together. Recent favorite, "person of color" as if it's a big deal. Norm
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 8:56:32 AM EST
Bingo ericm. SeanTX
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 9:04:34 AM EST
hate crime.....just because it was white beating black...........never when its black beating white....then its just a crime..... this is not against anyone except the media..
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 9:06:23 AM EST
Use of the word "impact" as a verb. i.e. impacted or impacting Wow, that really pisses me off for some reason!
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 9:12:30 AM EST
Militia-used to descibe 2 or more armed persons Violent Shooting-If somebody gets shot, of course its goint to be violent. Anything Politically Correct Ice
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 9:12:32 AM EST
Originally Posted By burn: hate crime.....just because it was white beating black...........never when its black beating white....then its just a crime..... ..
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Acutally, it seems like in the media, when a black assaults a white, they consider it justified revenge by a black person whose ancestors were never actually enslaved against a white person whose ancestors never actually owned slaves. What chesses me off even more than that is that the media COMPLETELY ignores black against black violence, which is the VAST majority of black crime. And Jesse Jackson doesn't have time to address that issue either. He's too busy shaking down large corporations, threatening a lawsuit UNLESS they make a six figure contribution to his Rainbow / [strike] Push [/strike] Shove Coalition.
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 9:41:10 AM EST
For the rich.
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 9:53:55 AM EST
Junk guns makes me mad
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 10:07:15 AM EST
we've almost forgotten the words that are the most important tools of the socialist agenda. Creating "classes" and division is the vehicle by which the goal will be reached, race, sexuality, religion etc is a good way to divide, but people pay more attention when money is involved. Underpriveledged..your right to own a car,jet-ski,rv,big screen tv, take expensive vacations etc is being ignored. you [b]DESERVE[/b] better. Middle-Class: an enemy of the underpriveledged, you probably sit at a desk you lazy PoS and have a car and house maybe a jet ski or RV, you don't deserve these things or your money. Upper-Class: you don't do anything either, you have a bunch of money the dying workers in your sweatshops made for you that could be distributed to all the underpriveledged but like a jerk you keep it. Also you make the middle class want to be like you so they f#ck over the underpriveledged even more.
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 12:21:10 PM EST
"Big" anything. Like Big Tobacco, Big Oil, Big Corporations. Just a way to lump groups, corporations, people, into one "big" bad group.
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 12:26:40 PM EST
underprivialed right wing assult anything anytime a gun is confiscated from a gang member theres a ar15 on the table or a Ak and the cop is talking abou the 32 or the 25 they got
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 3:03:01 PM EST
Undocumented Worker, this one kills me everytime. Why can't they say Illegal alien anymore?
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 3:30:50 PM EST
"common sense gun legislation" "Gun Safety"...what happened to good 'ol "gun contol"? "extremist" "arsenal" "Zero Tolerance" And recently: "The top 1 percent"
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 3:33:11 PM EST
Oh, and I forgot: "High powered" or "super-accurate assault weapon" and.... "armor piercing" I also hate when the media/media figures use the term "Uzi". I think that's the only gun name they know.
Link Posted: 6/21/2001 3:40:54 PM EST
[Last Edit: 6/21/2001 3:39:57 PM EST by Sweep]
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