GOP Lawmaker Claims Gun Owners Should ‘Clean Our Society of Scumbags’

Posted by | December 22, 2015 12:33 | Filed under: Andrew Bradford Contributors News Behaving Badly Politics

A Wisconsin GOP state senator is being accused of calling for a “vigilante uprising” after he said that gun owners need to “clean our society of scumbags.”

While discussing a recent shooting at East Towne Mall in Madison, Republican Senator Bob Gannon said the incident might have been averted if more people carried guns. In that shooting, a teenager was shot in the leg but the injury was not life-threatening….READ MORE at LiberalAmerica

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28 responses to GOP Lawmaker Claims Gun Owners Should ‘Clean Our Society of Scumbags’

  1. Gindy51 December 22nd, 2015 at 12:47

    They’d only end up shooting each other, dumb ass. But, you know, that’s fine by me.

  2. Carla Akins December 22nd, 2015 at 12:48

    Forgive me if I don’t trust you to make that determination, and last time I checked even actual scumbaggery is not a capital offense.

  3. aNYYANKEEinQueenHaleysCourt December 22nd, 2015 at 12:51

    is there something in the cheese up there? sheesh!

  4. rg9rts December 22nd, 2015 at 13:12

    I agree…..lets start with the reichwing gopee nut jobs and teabaggers that preach hate

    • The Original Just Me December 22nd, 2015 at 22:08

      From the Bloody Pulpit every Sunday.

  5. alpacadaddy December 22nd, 2015 at 13:27

    …so, forget due process and murder those you don’t agree with? (Whats the difference between RWNJs and ISIL again?)

  6. FatRat December 22nd, 2015 at 13:51

    Hollywood hero fantasy wish scenario. Chances are that some courageous gun nut is going to shoot the bad guy center mass. Chances are some fearful person is going to shoot a cop center mass, while he is investigating a disturbance in some random neighborhood.

  7. tracey marie December 22nd, 2015 at 14:10

    Open carry and more guns is getting a reality ck in Texas. All government offices, schools and businesses are scrambling to finds a way to BAN guns in their buildings.

    • The Original Just Me December 23rd, 2015 at 12:33

      It will be 0kay. They will make it so Only Good Guy Republicans can carry. All the rest will be required to wear vests and helmets. DUCK ! IN COMING !

  8. Budda December 22nd, 2015 at 14:32

    It is hard to believe the idiots that pass for some of our elected officials

  9. Gina Bousquet December 22nd, 2015 at 15:24

    Incitement to murder?

    • The Original Just Me December 22nd, 2015 at 22:04

      I just can’t wait to see the Headlines on Christmas Day. Gun attacks here, Gun attacks there, here a gun, there a gun, everywhere Guns, Guns. Somebody opened their Christmas presents with Gusto !

      • Gina Bousquet December 23rd, 2015 at 11:12

        Always on American Christmas gift lists…

        • The Original Just Me December 23rd, 2015 at 12:31

          It could be Bad this year. A whole bunch of Republican Militia Nut Case Types getting guns and ammo for Christmas. Yea all gather round while I open my Present. Bang !!!

          • Gina Bousquet December 23rd, 2015 at 14:33

            I know it’s serious and it may happen, but I couldn’t help laughing with your phrasing it. :)

            • The Original Just Me December 23rd, 2015 at 14:56

              With all of the Crazy Crap that is going on in the Right Wing, it is going to be an Interesting Christmas Day.

              • Gina Bousquet December 23rd, 2015 at 15:27

                I meant it was a good joke…

  10. amersham46 December 22nd, 2015 at 15:49

    One must remember , they just may shoot back (stand your ground)

    • Roctuna December 22nd, 2015 at 16:12

      And the true innocents get caught in the cross fire

  11. The Original Just Me December 22nd, 2015 at 22:02

    He just wants to be a General in the Republican Militia.

  12. jybarz December 22nd, 2015 at 22:10

    Well, OK, he should be the 1st in the cross-hair.
    He deserves 1st place.
    Stoooopid man!

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