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Joe Biden Invents Phony Gun Statistics — Because SHUT UP HATERS, That’s Why!

Posted on | April 18, 2013 | 49 Comments

Stephen Gutowski describes the goofball’s latest anti-gun idiocy:

By combining, apparently in his head and on the fly, the demonstrably inaccurate “80,000 plus people a year” with the debunked claim that 40% of gun sales in America don’t require a background check, Mr. Biden reaches the completely unverifiable claim that “between 30,000 and 50,000 who get a gun who are not qualified. Probably higher.” That claim, the child of two other blatantly inaccurate claims used to forward gun control agendas, is, of course, itself used to forward a gun control agenda.

Facts? Logic? Who needs silly stuff like that, when you’ve got President AngryPants ranting against his opponents as moral inferiors? Besides, there’s always “shameless emotional bullying — political necromancy,” and the familiar “absolute moral authority” of victimhood employed to silence rational policy debate.

Our political, academic and media elites deliberately foment this atmosphere of hysterical emotionalism that empowers, for example, the insufferably smug Lawrence O’Donnell to blame the NRA — ! — for the Boston Marathon bombing.

The decadent creatures who would rule over us are forever “Hijacking crises for fun and profit,” as Ed Morrissey says. Or, more to the point, they are hijacking crises to augment their power and enhance their narcissistic enjoyment of imaginary superiority to the rest of us.



49 Responses to “Joe Biden Invents Phony Gun Statistics — Because SHUT UP HATERS, That’s Why!”

  1. bobmeyer667
    April 18th, 2013 @ 3:21 pm

    RT @smitty_one_each: TOM Joe Biden Invents Phony Gun Statistics — Because SHUT UP HATERS, That’s Why! #TCOT

  2. infocyde
    April 18th, 2013 @ 3:22 pm

    RT @smitty_one_each: TOM Joe Biden Invents Phony Gun Statistics — Because SHUT UP HATERS, That’s Why! #TCOT

  3. LuMcafee
    April 18th, 2013 @ 3:23 pm

    RT @smitty_one_each: TOM Joe Biden Invents Phony Gun Statistics — Because SHUT UP HATERS, That’s Why! #TCOT

  4. BradMarston
    April 18th, 2013 @ 3:26 pm

    RT @smitty_one_each: TOM Joe Biden Invents Phony Gun Statistics — Because SHUT UP HATERS, That’s Why! #TCOT

  5. RayLivosi
    April 18th, 2013 @ 3:36 pm

    @smitty_one_each Joe Biden didn’t Invent Phony Gun Statistics, he’s using Maxine Waters’ new math.

  6. JLawson
    April 18th, 2013 @ 3:42 pm

    It’s not 2016 yet?


  7. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    April 18th, 2013 @ 4:05 pm My tweet of the day to Michael Moore.

  8. t-dahlgren
    April 18th, 2013 @ 4:39 pm

    90% close to collapsing upon himself, become the first human black hole.

  9. matthew w
    April 18th, 2013 @ 4:47 pm

    Yet there will be liberal dimwads citing the “stats” from TDVPE !!!

    (The Dumbest VP Ever)

  10. matthew w
    April 18th, 2013 @ 5:22 pm

    Speaking o fmaking up stats;
    Where did that bloviating asswipe come up with his “90%” number?

  11. Rosalie
    April 18th, 2013 @ 5:42 pm

    Reagan described Biden as being “part of the lynch mob.” He didn’t like him or trust him. I think at this time, Biden isn’t responsible for anything he says. And that’s pretty sad and scary since he’s the VP.

  12. Adobe_Walls
    April 18th, 2013 @ 6:26 pm

    Reid keeps insisting they voted “against” the wishes of 90% of the voters in every state. 95% of our elected officials have neither the integrity nor the intestinal fortitude to vote against 90% of the people.

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  14. caseym54
    April 18th, 2013 @ 6:56 pm

    Considering his advice, Biden is one of those who should not have a gun.

  15. caseym54
    April 18th, 2013 @ 6:59 pm

    Joe Biden is clearly less qualified to be VP than either Dan Quayle or Spiro Agnew, and that’s a pretty low bar.

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  17. gtwreck
    April 18th, 2013 @ 7:24 pm

    Why does everybody get so upset about lying by this administration? This bunch in Congress and the WH would lie even if the truth would do them some good. They are hard wired to lie.

  18. Mark Kaulius
    April 18th, 2013 @ 7:48 pm

    MSU…make shit up…that is the adminstration to the T…Lie. LIE. LIE……shame on them all

  19. richard mcenroe
    April 18th, 2013 @ 7:52 pm

    Actually, under the Manchin-Toomey Unemployment Act of 2013, Biden’s brain aneurism would have been grounds to take away his fancy Beretta shotgun.

  20. richard mcenroe
    April 18th, 2013 @ 7:54 pm

    There was a poll. You know how reliable polls are. Better than voting. /sarc

  21. jsn2
    April 18th, 2013 @ 8:00 pm

    Not that we need more proof, but the silence from the media after another dimwitted comment from Biden proves how far in the tank they are for this administration. With his teeth Biden would be great in a Poligrip commercial. With his brain he would make a great maitre d at Red Lobster.

  22. Torqued
    April 18th, 2013 @ 8:00 pm

    It fell out of Reggies ass the last time ovomit pulled out.

  23. Ernest Gudath
    April 18th, 2013 @ 8:15 pm

    “People can come up with statistics to prove anything. 14% of the people know that.” –Homer Simpson

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    April 18th, 2013 @ 8:26 pm

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  25. S H
    April 18th, 2013 @ 8:49 pm

    He is probably adding all the fast and furious guns to the count…

  26. richard mcenroe
    April 18th, 2013 @ 9:09 pm

    Dear Senator Reid, the American people are no longer buying it. If you said Good Morning we’d look out the window to see if the sun had come up, Sincerely, All of Us.

  27. William Keane
    April 18th, 2013 @ 9:28 pm

    Actually Dan Quayle is a good man and was far brighter than the character the media portrayed him out to be.

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  29. PapayaSF
    April 18th, 2013 @ 9:39 pm

    I disagree with that last part: eventually he’d say something stupid and offensive and get fired.

  30. FlyoverGuy
    April 18th, 2013 @ 10:05 pm

    He was certainly correct about single parenthood.

  31. WJJ Hoge
    April 18th, 2013 @ 10:05 pm

    OTOH, the thought of President Biden surely keeps many of us bitter clingers praying for the health and safety of The One.

  32. j Ray
    April 18th, 2013 @ 10:15 pm

    Biden is an example of what chronic wasting disease does to a person.

  33. teapartydoc
    April 18th, 2013 @ 10:44 pm

    He’s so pretty when he lies.

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  35. effinayright
    April 18th, 2013 @ 11:35 pm

    Funny innit: Gabby Giffords has “absolute moral authority” because she got shot by a madman, but people who didn’t get shot by a madman because they defended themselves with a firearm have NO moral authority.

    Such is the illogic and idiocy of the leftistas.

  36. gjsmith_62
    April 19th, 2013 @ 12:00 am

    “30,000 and 50,000 who get a gun who are not qualified. Probably higher.”

    Nah, there aren’t that many liberal democrats with guns. One thing is for sure, he’s not qualified to a be a turd in the punch bowl.

  37. Adjoran
    April 19th, 2013 @ 12:41 am

    I think you have the roles reversed there.

  38. Adjoran
    April 19th, 2013 @ 12:42 am

    Obama, Biden, Reid, Pelosi, and company feel perfectly free to lie because they know their audience. The hard leftists will follow them no matter what they say, and the parasites and cult followers are too stupid to figure it out.

  39. Torqued
    April 19th, 2013 @ 1:03 am

    He would grope some woman and get fired.
    I noticed his hands were pretty busy at that lame propaganda outing.

  40. PapayaSF
    April 19th, 2013 @ 3:15 am
  41. matthew w
    April 19th, 2013 @ 8:12 am

    Nobama is a taker, not a giver.

  42. archarthur
    April 19th, 2013 @ 8:27 am

    Joe Biden was a football player at Delaware. The team is called the “Blue Hens!” What self respecting jock would accept a position on any team named after a female chicken?

  43. Forrest Sargente
    April 19th, 2013 @ 11:50 am

    There are liars, damned liars, and then there are democrats.

  44. Critical Eye
    April 19th, 2013 @ 12:49 pm

    I’m probably going to hell, but I want a bumper sticker with Ed Brady and Gabby Giffords’ pictures, and the caption “People With Half A Brain Think Gun Control Stops Criminals”

  45. Critical Eye
    April 19th, 2013 @ 12:50 pm

    He should know – he’s one of them!

  46. bgbear_rogerh
    April 19th, 2013 @ 2:04 pm

    75% of statistics are completely made up.

  47. Tyrconnell
    April 19th, 2013 @ 8:59 pm

    Hell, if Slow Joe told me stone was hard I’d use a rock for a pillow.

  48. bobbymike34
    April 20th, 2013 @ 12:01 am

    The bigger picture is that the media ia in league with Democrats not to expose their lies, therefore, as Rush points out the low information voter thinks this is true and votes accordingly. That’s why that one Democrat consultant even said media bias is now a threat to our democracy.

  49. bobbymike34
    April 20th, 2013 @ 12:04 am

    Paul Ryan says spending is 24.5% of GDP and the media SCREAM its 24.4% RYAN LIED GRANDMA DIED!!!!!
    Biden says crap like this and ………..crickets. So people believe it.