People I Don’t Need on My Side

The Coalition to Stop Gun Ownership has recently engaged in finding random jerks on the Internet, such as people who comment on YouTube (who tend to disproportionately be jerks, on any topic, and everyone knows it.) and trying to pass them off as pro-gun activists, rather than just random jerks you can find anywhere on the Internet. This has been rather humorous in the sheer level of desperation it displays. But like a stopped clock, they occasionally find a genuine case of someone I’d really like not to be on my side:

From what I have heard, they are in big money trouble (no one else is reading them either!) and all they have left is a bunch of “B” and “C” grade “journalists” (I use that term very loosely) who are tremendously LIBERAL and ANTI-GUN. Most are queers from what I’ve heard, so they often write about promoting queers to marry in Ohio (it’s not possible to have such a union, but I hear they are for it-they stick together, these queers).

In this case, I’m glad CSGV found this guy, who runs Gunrunner Online Auctions, because I make it a policy of mine not to do business with bigots. I now know to steer clear. I don’t bemoan anyone’s opposition to gay marriage. I think it’s possible to believe in the traditional definition of marriage, and not be bigoted. But when you’re talking about what the queers are doing to the soil? Sorry, you’re  a bigot, and I don’t need you on my side.

If you want to understand the difference between our side and theirs, is that I’ll condemn what I believe is wrong, ill-spirited, and smelling of bigotry. The other side engages in it every time they display intolerance towards people who believe in a robust Second Amendment. I’ve been unsurprised this not only hasn’t drawn condemnation from more mature leaders in their movement, but is actively cheered on by its leaders! Many of the anti-gun leadership need not scour the Internet looking for jerks. All that is required to find one is to look in the nearest mirror.

12 Responses to “People I Don’t Need on My Side”

  1. greenmeanie says:

    Yep, I just left a comment over there thanking them for bringing this bigot to my attention. I also told them I’d be buying my guns and shooting supplies elsewhere. Let’s see if they publish THAT!

    • ecurb says:

      They did! And it’s right underneath an anti ranting about how we’re all violent bigots.
      Irony loves crazy people.

    • Drifter says:

      big·ot noun
      a person who is utterly intolerant of any differing creed, belief, or opinion.

      Hmmm. Being a bigot is always bad? If I read the definition correctly it would include folks who are intolerant of anti-2A creeds, beliefs, or opinions. That certainly describes me.

  2. mike says:

    See also:

    I’d say Ladd’s strategy is a good one – find the biggest gun-owning idiots, and make them represent all of us. There are lots of anti-gun idiots out there too..

  3. Bubblehead Les says:

    I don’t shop at his stores, even though they are Local to Me. But the Evans Editorial in the Plain Dealer does show how the Anti-Gunners up here in the Cleveland Area think. Check it out, but….. a POX on BOTH their Houses!

  4. greenmeanie says:

    They posted my comment!? SWEET! Suckers……..

  5. greenmeanie says:

    AND it’s right under Baldnuts Odersome!! My day is complete.

  6. Our side also needs to remember that when these incidents occur, they’re tragedies. And as much as we may disagree with the gun control advocates comments, pushes for legislation. We all should be agreed that whenever an innocent is killed – it’s tragic.

    We just associate the cause to the criminal as opposed to the tool.

  7. Jake says:

    bigots like that are the reason we can’t have nice things.

  8. Using an insulting word reminds me of the valuable aphorism: “Never offend with style when you can offend with substance.” This guy probably can’t come up with a polite argument against same-sex marriage–hence, “queer.”

    By the way, at the College of Western Idaho, the gay students club’s formal name is “Queers and Friends.” If you don’t like an offensive word, don’t use it yourself.

    • greenmeanie says:

      And then they chant “we’re here, we’re queer and we’re in you’re face”.

      Can’t have it both ways ladies!

    • Gray Peterson says:

      By the way, at the College of Western Idaho, the gay students club’s formal name is “Queers and Friends.” If you don’t like an offensive word, don’t use it yourself.

      Millions of gay people were not part of the vote of the naming of the student group, either.