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#RiseOfAR15: CNBC HitPiece debuts Tonight, April 25, 2013, ftr. Cody Wilson, James Yeager!

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America's Gun: The Rise of the AR-15 | April 25th on CNBC


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CNBCtv
Published on Apr 4, 2013

It is both legal...and lethal. The AR-15 is seven pounds of steel and plastic that can fire a bullet at roughly three thousand feet per second. To some, it's a brilliant piece of engineering and a symbol of one of America's most basic freedoms. To others, the AR-15 is an obscenity, an assault weapon with no justifiable place in civilian hands. And to both sides, the rifle used in the Newtown and Aurora shootings has become a lightning rod in a wrenching debate over what a gun like this is for and whether anyone should have one. CNBC's Brian Sullivan examines the controversy and the rise of the AR-15, the rock star of America's gun industry.

"America's Gun: The Rise of the AR-15" Thursday April 25th 10p ET/PT on CNBC.

#RiseOfAR15

Print Your AR-15 at Home


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CNBCtv
Published on Apr 9, 2013

CNBC's Brian Sullivan interviews Cody Wilson, a 25-year-old law student who is leading a controversial campaign to popularize software to make do-it-yourself guns and gun parts -- on a 3D printer -- that do not need to be registered or traced.

Women and the AR-15 [America's Gun: The Rise of the AR-15]


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CNBCtv
Published on Apr 9, 2013

Depending on who you are or where you live, the sight of women and children firing AR-15's is either no big deal, or very unusual. CNBC explores the gun culture in Austin, TX, where Julianna Crowder trains women in the proper use of America's best-selling rifle.

Survivors of the AR-15 [America's Gun: The Rise of the AR-15]


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CNBCtv
Published on Apr 9, 2013

Farrah Soudani is one of the 58 wounded survivors of the July 2012 massacre at a movie theater in Aurora, CO. CNBC cameras were there when she reunited with the ER doctor who helped save her life.

America's Gun: The Rise of the AR-15 Thursday April 25th on CNBC Prime


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CNBCtv
Published on Apr 9, 2013

The AR-15 is the most popular, and, some would say, misunderstood, rifle in America: an estimated four million are in circulation. You can even buy one at Walmart, if they're not sold out. It has been used in a number of high profile mass murders, yet it is also the preferred rifle of law-abiding homeowners, hunters, and sport shooters across America.

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UPDATE 1:

CNBC's Brian Sullivan speaks to James Yeager in America's Gun: The #RiseOfAR-15


http://youtu.be/a-zUUGL_L6M

CNBCtv
Published on Apr 23, 2013

"Even if we took the weapon technology back to caveman days, and we just had rocks and sticks, men are going to kill men, it is in our nature." James Yeager, CEO of Tactical Response

Meet the man who's become a pariah to both pro-gun enthusiasts and gun control activists:

"America's Gun: Rise of the AR-15" Premieres Thursday, 10p ET/PT

"I am a typical AR-15 owner" America's Gun: #RiseOfAR15 Thursday 10p ET/PT


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CNBCtv
Published on Apr 19, 2013

The AR-15, is perhaps the most beloved, reviled and some say misunderstood gun in the country. It dates back more than fifty years...but it has never been hotter, and more controversial than it is right now.

We wanted to understand the AR-15's immense popularity and go beyond the clichés. In this clip we interview Mike Barr, a dentist from Boynton Beach, Florida. When he isn't drilling a tooth, he's drilling a target, with his AR-15.

Don't miss "America's Gun: The Rise of the AR-15" Thursday, April 25th 10p ET/PT.

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hardware and software

It may be the case that the AR-15 is "America's gun." That is unfortunate; it's not the right tool.

In fact, the idea of "America's gun" is something of a diversion. What we need is America's *skill*. What we need is America's skill, understanding, and commitment---the heritage of the American rifleman.

Of much more importance than the tool, however, is the mind. It is the ultimate weapon.

But since "America's gun" has been brought up...

Pistols and so called battle carbines, like the AR-15/M16, are individual self-defense weapons. They can be very useful for defense against a single (not too heavily armed or trained) aggressor. If the average thug comes to take your wallet or break into your house, a pistol or carbine is probably a good choice of tool, if you know how to use them.

As an aside, we've also seen that battle carbines like the M-16 can be pretty useful to break into people's houses and execute unwarranted aggression against relatively unsuspecting victims. Why any self-respecting human being wants to participate in such an activity is beyond me, but these poodle shooters are clearly suited to that use.

I repeat pistols and battle carbines are tools whose primary (moral) use is to defend an *individual* against *one* aggressor.

A battle rifle is the tool to defend *liberty* against multiple (maybe *many*) aggressors.

Now ask yourself: Which tool do we need in America?

"America's gun" if there is one, should be the M1 or the M1-A/M14. As Kenneth Royce said, we can even do the job with lever action 30-30's if we have the right mental preparation and know how to use them.

Poll: Support for Gun Control Dropping, Majority Feel Guns Make

Poll: Support for Gun Control Dropping, Majority Feel Guns Make Them Safer

Posted on April 25, 2013 by Nick Leghorn

There are some new gun-related opinion polls out in the last couple days. They indicate further movement on the part of the public away from sentiment for more gun control laws. So let’s grab our calculators and dive right in . . .

Since Newtown, civilian disarmament advocates (including certain members of my own family) have been using the bandwagon argument to try to get gun owners on board with the idea of giving up some of their Constitutionally protected rights in order to “protect the children.” They’d justify the push by pointing out that “most of America agrees with me,” that all they want is “common sense gun control.” Well, now the groupthink line is working in our favor.

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According to a USA Today poll, support for increased gun control legislation has dropped back down to around 49%. Let’s put that in a little perspective:

Pre-Newtown gun control support: 43% (Gallup)

Immediate Post-Newtown Support: 58% (Gallup)

Current: 49% (USA Today)

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

update,

for all my gunnies here at DP: APC, the Assault Pressure Cooker

Incendiary Image of the Day: Too Soon Edition

Posted on April 25, 2013 by Dan Zimmerman

The levity-impaired libs who frequent the depths of thinkprogress.com are in high dudgeon over Tennessee State Sen. Stacey Campfield’s attempt to poke some fun at everyone’s favorite civilian disarmer, Diane Feinstein. Morose MOT Josh Israel fails to see the humor in Campfield’s assault pressure cooker takeoff. But even worse than the abject insensitivity to the welfare bombers’ victims still recovering in Beantown, the Senator then had the gall to point out that the gun grabbing community thought nothing of similarly using the still-warm bodies of 20 children (and six adults) to push their own agenda following Sandy Hook. Besides, who’d actually be ridiculous enough to propose regulating everyday items used safely by millions of people just because the Tsarnaev boys cobbled them together to make their explosives. Oh. Wait. [h/t Tom P.]

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

video update

UPDATE 1:

CNBC's Brian Sullivan speaks to James Yeager in America's Gun: The #RiseOfAR-15

CNBCtv
Published on Apr 23, 2013

"Even if we took the weapon technology back to caveman days, and we just had rocks and sticks, men are going to kill men, it is in our nature." James Yeager, CEO of Tactical Response

Meet the man who's become a pariah to both pro-gun enthusiasts and gun control activists:

"America's Gun: Rise of the AR-15" Premieres Thursday, 10p ET/PT

"I am a typical AR-15 owner" America's Gun: #RiseOfAR15 Thursday 10p ET/PT

CNBCtv
Published on Apr 19, 2013

The AR-15, is perhaps the most beloved, reviled and some say misunderstood gun in the country. It dates back more than fifty years...but it has never been hotter, and more controversial than it is right now.

We wanted to understand the AR-15's immense popularity and go beyond the clichés. In this clip we interview Mike Barr, a dentist from Boynton Beach, Florida. When he isn't drilling a tooth, he's drilling a target, with his AR-15.

Don't miss "America's Gun: The Rise of the AR-15" Thursday, April 25th 10p ET/PT.

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

REMINDER

as far as I know, this show is still scheduled to be on, tonight!

Predictions in due Time...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGDisyWkIBM

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul