Biden says a shotgun will scare off intruders

There are 5 comments on the Seattle Post-Intelligencer story from Feb 19, 2013, titled Biden says a shotgun will scare off intruders. In it, Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that:

Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that Americans don't need semi-automatic weapons to protect their homes because a couple of blasts from a shotgun will scare off intruders.

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Nah

Santa Fe, NM

#22 Feb 23, 2013
xxxrayted wrote:
. A shotgun is not the best defense if you are facing several intruders or attackers at the same time. Plus there is a lot of mess with a shotgun.
granting your delusional, bizarre, paranoid, unreal, crazy, fantasy; what would actually happen is that after the first perp is turned into hamburger the rest of them would flee.

“Pompous pontificator”

Since: Jun 08

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#23 Feb 23, 2013
Yeah wrote:
<quoted text>lol! Not if it has an electronic display.....
LOL, I guess I'm showing my age. D'ya-know, I still record shows on a VCR every day. Old-school works fine for me.
Some kids today never even saw or learned how to read an analog clock...or dial a rotary phone....or even saw a 'bag-phone'...what was I saying? I must have had a senior moment....ZZZzzzz
xxxrayted

Cleveland, OH

#24 Feb 23, 2013
Nah wrote:
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granting your delusional, bizarre, paranoid, unreal, crazy, fantasy; what would actually happen is that after the first perp is turned into hamburger the rest of them would flee.
Sure they would. You shot their friend and have to reload which gives them more than ample time to charge the you. Or perhaps after the first shot, one of the other intruders shoots you with a real gun.
Yeah

Mililani, HI

#25 Feb 23, 2013
Bubbletoes wrote:
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LOL, I guess I'm showing my age. D'ya-know, I still record shows on a VCR every day. Old-school works fine for me.
Some kids today never even saw or learned how to read an analog clock...or dial a rotary phone....or even saw a 'bag-phone'...what was I saying? I must have had a senior moment....ZZZzzzz
lol! I didn't want to say anything about that "age thing." We'll all get there soon enough.

As for the VCR, I use one from time to time. In fact, I still have a beta I use from time to time as well.

“Constitutionist/ SAF”

Since: Mar 08

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#26 Feb 23, 2013
You can buy shotshells for breaching door locks.

Watch this few seconds video demo of breaching shotshell (door buster).

Imagine a school shooter bringing this round to help him compromise a school lockdown:

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