Pearl Jam Lead Singer Attacks Gun Owners: 'I Almost Wish Bad Things Upon These People'

Oct 9, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: NewsBusters.org

In an interview he did with surfer Mark Richards to promote the band's new album being released next week, Vedder said, "I get so angry that I almost wish bad things upon these people" : EDDIE VEDDER, PEARL JAM: You know, this day and age, whether the world's gone absolutely fucking crazy mad, I think in some ways you're trying to provide even ... (more)

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From the article [Vetter]: "And if I didn't have music to kind of at least get some of the aggression out or take the edge off, I think that you wouldn't want me having a gun either."

So because he knows HE can't be trusted with a gun, he projects his lack of self-control onto the rest of the 100+ million gun owners in this country.

The epitome of arrogance.

Another zinger from Vetter: "...when that was put in the Constitution, you know, it took about three and a half minutes to load one pellet into a barrel with powder and the whole thing."

And yet another show of ignorance from Vetter: "But I don't have to because it seems like they happen anyways. It seems like every week I'm reading about a 4-year-old either shooting their sister, their dad, their dog, or their brother or themselves, because there's fucking guns laying around. But I guess it's fun.

A well trained shooter can load and shoot 3-4 times in one minute with a muzzleloader.

And yet another show of ignorance from Vetter: "But I don't have to because it seems like they happen anyways. It seems like every week I'm reading about a 4-year-old either shooting their sister, their dad, their dog, or their brother or themselves, because there's fucking guns laying around. But I guess it's fun."

While these tragedies do happen, they are rare, but as always, the tragedies in our society ALWAYS get the top headlines. Notice you never hear ANYTHING about people saving other people or preventing/stopping crimes with their legally held firearms. And those do happen quite frequently.
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F**k Eddie Vedder

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really armedtard...the three states with the highest crime/violence rates just identified includes Alaska, NEvada and TEnessee...all three loaded up with guns and alaska with unrestricted concealed weapon permits...
seems they are having problems stopping all the crimes with the proliferation of guns, eh DUMBA$$?
What do you think of D.C. and Chicago's crime rate ? They have restrictive gun laws.

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Armed Veteran wrote:
So because he knows HE can't be trusted with a gun, he projects his lack of self-control onto the rest of the 100+ million gun owners in this country.
We can be sure you can't be trusted with a gun, Sticky.

If a person is willing to sell a firearm to a complete stranger and not do a background check- is he trustworthy?

Of course not, Sticky.

And you hold open the door for people you know may be felons during your gun shows.

Aiding and abetting...

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Armed Veteran wrote:
The epitome of arrogance.
The epitome of arrange would be some chump like yourself insisting people have a right to an opinion but when they express an opinion you don't like you start whining like the five year old child we all know you to be.

Over 32,000 die A YEAR from firearm fatalities.

I know you don't give a sh!t- but others do.

And they even may have suggestions how we can save lives.

NInety percent of Americans- including the majority of gun owners- say universal background checks are needed.

And ten percent insist they have special rights.
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satanlives wrote:
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and think real hard where are the guns coming from .....who do they live next to?
. Vedder and yourself are entitled to your opinions. Interesting post name. It speaks volumes to credibility. And we should value your input because?

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A well trained shooter can load and shoot 3-4 times in one minute with a muzzleloader.
A well-trained sniper can make a kill shot exceeding one mile.

So what?

Are you going to pretend that one percent of people who (you say,
That would be 15 seconds, liar) shoot muzzle loaders can load and fire four times in one minute are representative of the 99 that may take three minutes??

You are a liar, Sticky.

But we knew that.
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The epitome of arrange would be some chump like yourself insisting people have a right to an opinion but when they express an opinion you don't like you start whining like the five year old child we all know you to be.
Over 32,000 die A YEAR from firearm fatalities.
I know you don't give a sh!t- but others do.
And they even may have suggestions how we can save lives.
NInety percent of Americans- including the majority of gun owners- say universal background checks are needed.
And ten percent insist they have special rights.
. Universal background checks, no, the mentally ill added to the existing database yes. And have some respect for a veteran. It's because of them you have the right to be an idiot.

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week I'm reading about a 4-year-old either shooting their sister, their dad, their dog, or their brother or themselves, because there's fucking guns laying around. But I guess it's fun."
While these tragedies do happen, they are rare
They aren't rare, SpoogeSponge.

"Search on for Nevada teen accused of killing mom, brother; bodies remained undiscovered 3 days
Published September 25, 2013
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS – A teenager from a Las Vegas suburb remained on the loose Wednesday amid a national manhunt and charges he killed his mother and 9-year-old brother just a day after celebrating his 16th birthday with them.

The search for Adrian Navarro-Canales entered its sixth day, and police said they were also searching at the Mexican border for the southern Nevada teen. Police discovered the bodies of his mother and younger brother in the bathroom of their Henderson apartment on Friday.

Navarro-Canales initially was named by police as a possible victim, then identified Monday as the prime suspect in the slayings. An arrest warrant said he would be prosecuted as an adult."

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September 20, 2013 2:00 pm • Steven Ross Johnson Times Correspondent

GARY | An 8-year-old boy reportedly was shot and wounded by his 11-year-old brother when a gun the two were playing with accidentally discharged Thursday afternoon.

The incident occurred while the two boys were visiting a neighbor’s house in the 200 block of Hanley Street around 3:13 p.m., according to reports.

While the boys were inside the residence, they reportedly found a handgun on a dresser and picked it up to play with, thinking it was a toy.

The 11-year-old reportedly pulled the trigger and the gun went off, striking the 8-year-old in the shoulder.

The homeowner reportedly took the child to an area emergency room for treatment of his injuries.

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4-year-old boy injured in accidental shooting in Charles County, Md.
By Martin Weil,October 05, 2013

A woman in Charles County was watching her 4-year-old grandson play one evening last week when he went into a parked car and she heard a gunshot, the county sheriff’s office said.

It happened about 5:50 p.m. Thursday in the 10800 block of Hopewell Place in the La Plata area, the sheriff’s office said.

After the woman heard the sudden shot, the boy ran to her, and she saw that he had a head injury, according to a statement from the county sheriff’s office.

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really armedtard...the three states with the highest crime/violence rates just identified includes Alaska, NEvada and TEnessee...all three loaded up with guns and alaska with unrestricted concealed weapon permits...
seems they are having problems stopping all the crimes with the proliferation of guns, eh DUMBA$$?
How does your response have ANYTHING to do with what I posted, troll?

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They aren't rare, SpoogeSponge.
"Search on for Nevada teen accused of killing mom, brother; bodies remained undiscovered 3 days
Published September 25, 2013
Associated Press
LAS VEGAS – A teenager from a Las Vegas suburb remained on the loose Wednesday amid a national manhunt and charges he killed his mother and 9-year-old brother just a day after celebrating his 16th birthday with them.
The search for Adrian Navarro-Canales entered its sixth day, and police said they were also searching at the Mexican border for the southern Nevada teen. Police discovered the bodies of his mother and younger brother in the bathroom of their Henderson apartment on Friday.
Navarro-Canales initially was named by police as a possible victim, then identified Monday as the prime suspect in the slayings. An arrest warrant said he would be prosecuted as an adult."
What does this double murder have to do with accidental shootings?

Oh yeah.....not a damn thing, troll. At least make an attempt to stay on subject.

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A well-trained sniper can make a kill shot exceeding one mile.
So what?
Are you going to pretend that one percent of people who (you say,
That would be 15 seconds, liar) shoot muzzle loaders can load and fire four times in one minute are representative of the 99 that may take three minutes??
You are a liar, Sticky.
But we knew that.
The only person taking three minutes to load a muzzleloader is someone who has never fired one before. The only liar here is Vetter and yourself. F**k off.

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4-year-old boy injured in accidental shooting in Charles County, Md.
By Martin Weil,October 05, 2013
A woman in Charles County was watching her 4-year-old grandson play one evening last week when he went into a parked car and she heard a gunshot, the county sheriff’s office said.
It happened about 5:50 p.m. Thursday in the 10800 block of Hopewell Place in the La Plata area, the sheriff’s office said.
After the woman heard the sudden shot, the boy ran to her, and she saw that he had a head injury, according to a statement from the county sheriff’s office.
Why was the gun left where a 4-year-old could get access to it, instead of being locked up or in control of the owner??? Like you...you can't fix stupid.

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September 20, 2013 2:00 pm • Steven Ross Johnson Times Correspondent
GARY | An 8-year-old boy reportedly was shot and wounded by his 11-year-old brother when a gun the two were playing with accidentally discharged Thursday afternoon.
The incident occurred while the two boys were visiting a neighbor’s house in the 200 block of Hanley Street around 3:13 p.m., according to reports.
While the boys were inside the residence, they reportedly found a handgun on a dresser and picked it up to play with, thinking it was a toy.
The 11-year-old reportedly pulled the trigger and the gun went off, striking the 8-year-old in the shoulder.
The homeowner reportedly took the child to an area emergency room for treatment of his injuries.
Again...why was a gun left were a child could get access to it? how do you legislate responsibility???

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The epitome of arrange would be some chump like yourself insisting people have a right to an opinion but when they express an opinion you don't like you start whining like the five year old child we all know you to be.
Over 32,000 die A YEAR from firearm fatalities.
I know you don't give a sh!t- but others do.
And they even may have suggestions how we can save lives.
NInety percent of Americans- including the majority of gun owners- say universal background checks are needed.
And ten percent insist they have special rights.
How many of those 32,000 gun fatalities are suicides?(something NO ONE can control)
How many of those 32,000 gun fatalities were justifiable homicides?(you know....where the good guys killed the bad guys)
How many of those 32,000 gun fatalities are accidents?(most of which can be prevented with proper education)
How many of those gun fatalities are MURDERS?(8,855 in 2012 (FBI stats))
How many of those 8,855 murders were from criminals killing criminals (usually involved in the illegal drug trade)?(bad guys killing bad guys is a GOOD thing)

Get back to me on those, OK?

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NInety percent of Americans- including the majority of gun owners- say universal background checks are needed.
And ten percent insist they have special rights.
90% huh? Show your proof.

Universal background checks is nothing but another name for full firearm registration. So not only no, but HELL NO.

And what "special rights" are you talking about? You have made these same BULLSHIT claims for a LOOOOONG time now. Put up or STFU.
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Armed Veteran wrote:
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How many of those 32,000 gun fatalities are suicides?(something NO ONE can control)
How many of those 32,000 gun fatalities were justifiable homicides?(you know....where the good guys killed the bad guys)
How many of those 32,000 gun fatalities are accidents?(most of which can be prevented with proper education)
How many of those gun fatalities are MURDERS?(8,855 in 2012 (FBI stats))
How many of those 8,855 murders were from criminals killing criminals (usually involved in the illegal drug trade)?(bad guys killing bad guys is a GOOD thing)
Get back to me on those, OK?
You have asked direct questions. A direct answer will never come. You'll be called names a la third grade and another diversion will ensue.

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seems you could answer them for us instead of playing internet fortune teller... moron...
oh, that's right... you don't know do you.....and would rather jump to conclusions like armed vetard....
The only conclusion I have jumped to, and you have proven me correct with every one of your posts, is that you are a complete and utter waste of human DNA. Now how about answering the questions I've posted, or are you just going to be the troll that you have proven yourself to be???

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