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Gun-Rights Folks Defend Dangerous Unstable Gun Owners

Posted on the 17 April 2011 by Mikeb302000
via Fat White Man from the inimitable Winston Dorian, who, by the way, copied and pasted the entire post from someone else. He kindly provided four links to pro-gun sites who all had the same exact post, word-for-word. Nowhere was there a link to the original article. If the story itself weren't so bizarre, I'd think one of them made it up and the others began disseminating it like good worker bees. And, speaking of good worker bees, FWM left out the million rounds of ammo and the tunnel and made it sound like the poor guy was being persecuted for having 100 guns, which everyone knows is perfectly normal.
You may have heard on the news about a southern California man that was put under 72-hour psychiatric observation when it was found that he owned 100 guns and allegedly had (by rough estimate) 1 million rounds of ammunition stored in his home. The house also featured a secret escape tunnel.
My favorite quote from the dimwit television reporter: “Wow! He has …. about a million machine gun bullets.” The headline referred to it as a “massive weapons cache.” BTW, I am dubious about the pile of ammunition boxes and cans that they showed. It looked big enough to contain no more than about 100,000 rounds, unless there was a lot of .22 rimfire ammo.

My comment:
Now, Winston, we shouldn’t be editing the story to our own ends. They said a million rounds, you can’t change that to 100,000 in order to make a point. And the tunnel? C’mon, man, the guy was a lunatic. I’ll bet there were other indications of instability. You wanna bet?
Why do you defend any and all gun owners? You’re hurting your own cause.
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