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A MUST HIT MSNBC "The Ed Show" Poll...and we're winning!!

Discussion in 'GT Voting Booth' started by chip1wa, Dec 22, 2012.

  1. Just voted. Here were results at 10:30 am Central time, 01-01-13.

    No, AR 15 is not an assult weapon 69.08% (7,858 votes)

    Yes, AR 15 is assult weapon, 30.92% (3,518 votes)
    Last edited: Jan 1, 2013
  2. mister_cheese


    Sep 23, 2004
    I already voted too and the results are 69.14% (7884 votes) no compared to 30.86% (3519 votes) yes so yes we're winning in this poll.

  3. Sensai


    Dec 18, 2012
  4. Nobody will care. I voted no. The issue is about controlling the masses. Nobody will care about the poll.
  5. 66stang


    Dec 19, 2012
    Southeast Texas
    Poll still working, voted
  6. porschedog


    Sep 29, 2009
    We are in the lead still
  7. they'll probably change the wording in the poll to something like "is the Bushmaster the gun angry white people buy?"
    oh i voted yes, at least it felt good:embarassed:
  8. cimpala


    Nov 18, 2007
    North Carolina
    Thank you for voting!
    Yes 30.69% (3,523 votes)

    No 69.31% (7,957 votes)

    Total Votes: 11,480
  9. pesticidal

    pesticidal Eh? CLM

    Jun 5, 2002
    North Dakota
    Yes 30.6% (3,524 votes)

    No 69.4% (7,991 votes)

    Total Votes: 11,515
  10. ansehnlich1


    Jan 30, 2010
    Love msnbc? :rofl:

    Not a chance

    Voted on this one, ain't no such thing as an "assault" weapon.
    Last edited: Jan 6, 2013
  11. gommer


    Feb 20, 2011
    Man, you need to read the forum rules on name calling and provocation.

    7 year olds around the world are horrified to be compared to the left. :supergrin:

    Also voted, not that it will matter. If people overwhemingly voted it as an assault weapon - the poll would have been all over the news. Since the liberal trash didn't get what he wanted - it will be silenced. Same as all the other news they report.

    Reminds me of something I heard on a mainstream news the other day about Citizen Journalist (dotCom) - I'm not sure who it was but they were commenting, I believe with Hannity, about how internet journalists, bloggers, and just regular folks spreading word with use of the Internet has brought out the lies the media has perpetuated as truths.

    When this person (again, sorry, didn't catch or don't remember his name) was asked about why Journalists these days don't have the ethics they once did - he replied that they never did, they always pushed their agenda -- there just wasn't anyone with the ability to counter them and bring the truth out until the Internet was born. Back then, if you knew the media or rag was peddling lies -- your only real recourse was another media outlet or to write the editor and complain. Since they're all on the same side - it more or less made no real difference.

    EDIT: Wasn't Hannity - it was Stossel. I like that guys work. Probably because he's a libertarian.
    Last edited: Jan 7, 2013
  12. Glockgeezer


    Nov 24, 2012
    Central Florida
    Voted! Being that I am originally from IL., I should be allowed to vote often.

    LASTRESORT20 LongTerm-Guy

    Aug 10, 2010
  14. NEOH212

    NEOH212 Diesel Girl

    Mar 25, 2008
    North East Ohio
  15. NOLA_glock

    NOLA_glock Shrug Life

    Jun 5, 2008
    Now in DFW!
    I voted "No." though it's not exactly true. The bushy AR-15 absolutely fits the definition of "assault weapon" put forth by our legislators.

    A better question would be is "assault weapon" as currently defined a useful tool for classifying firearms that are specifically more dangerous than others, or simply a term chosen for its scary-soundiness with an arbitrary definition based on scary-lookiness.

    Like many other things, it's nothing more than our legislators making a half-assed attempt to make the public feel like something is being done about a problem that they have no useful or effective suggestions for. I guess when it's so easy to show pictures of scary-looking guns and misuse words to draw a line between two things, there's no push to take a look at what will address the roots of these people's problems.
  16. Voted - but we have to get more members here to hit the polls.