Bob Costas: It’s time to ban handguns so people won’t murder each other

In the wake of the Kasandra Perkins/Jovan Belcher (Kansas City Chief’s linebacker) murder-suicide this weekend, Bob Costas decided to make smug plea for America to ban handguns during halftime at the Cowboys/Eagles Sunday night football game on NBC (via Daily Caller):

Once they take our guns away and stabbings start to increase even more than they are now, will Costas then call for banning knives? Or maybe he’ll call for banning of cast iron frying pans when they become the murder weapon of choice?

Bob Costas is an idiot like all people who actually believe guns are the problem.

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  • Watchman74

    News flash to Bob, you don’t need a gun to kill someone.

    • Maybe Bob thinks that if Iran bans IEDs that no more US servicemen would be killed by one.

  • JimNEPA2_0

    Does he think Cain used a Glock to kill Abel?

    • What the left will never understand is that Abel was killed by Cain’s entitlement mentality with envy as the emotional trigger to commit the murder. Ban entitlements and envy and you may actually eliminate all crime – but of course, banning a thought is impossible. The tool used to commit the crime are not important. Ban one tool, use another. Muslims still use rocks pretty effectively.

  • Hate being forced to watch these stations to see my football teams play. Seeing MSNBC ads made even the Olympics hard to watch.

    • warpmine

      Bread and circuses, Ryne. Quit being a good little peon and use the time constructively for something else, like building a dog house, read and spend that time with your children. We watch and treat these people like gladiators why I cannot tell you. We encourage them to be rough and course with each other and when it trickles outside the game we act surprised. I cannot help to wonder why we’re so tuned off by war when our soldiers are actually fighting to keep us safe from the enemy as opposed to celebrating grown men trying to annihilate each others health. Just a thought.

      • You’re just as smug as Costas. I’m an Eagles fan. I’m allowed to be that w/out hearing about it from either you or Costas.

        It’s enough of a burden being the fan of a team that as someone else recently described it “is used by other football teams as a hand-towel to wipe the snot from their nose”.

        “Build a dog-house” instead of watch football. Great advice. Patronize people and you’ll be about as successful at it as Costas. Just a thought.

  • TLaMana

    This just shows the stupidity of Bob Costas

    • aposematic

      If Costas didn’t have a platform to speak, how would anyone ever know how stupid he is?

      • Goldni007

        Yep. And what was used to fight for his right to speak on said platform?

  • If we ban journalists does that mean people won’t lie to each other?

    • BlueGood

      Just ban the Leftoid Journalists…they are way too dangerous as the latest Pres. Election has shown….

    • Beak86


    • toongoon

      Maybe we get Costas to say that!

      But I think the administration pays good taxpayer dollars for opinions on gun control.

  • yobabe

    The only meaningful solution is to ban humans…otherwise all objects used for violence must be banned…dumba$$.

    • Nukeman60

      Banning humans – now that’s Agenda 21.

  • Did he miss the crossbow story? Jack the Ripper was a pretty nasty fellow, too.

  • objective123

    So what it Jovan strangled Kasandra, should we ban hands and arms as well because they are dangerous item? Get the f*** out of here. Domestic Violence has no respect of person, race, class or gender. People snap for many reasons. Heck the show “Snapped” is a big hit on the Oxygen channel. Sometimes these liberals like Costas need to get popped or mugged one time with a gun by a dirty scoundrel and let’s see how they will feel when the person who robbed them does not obey their stupid gun control laws.

  • bjohnson55

    Well Bob they did just that in Chicago and Washington DC. Hows that workin out for ya? Oh you don’t live in that world so you think you can pontificate from your announcer booth? Get a life dip shit.

  • StrangernFiction

    Liberals are mentally ill.

    • DCGere

      Yep. Feeeeeelings trump logic and reason. Don’t confuse me with facts! Idiots…

    • badbadlibs

      Yep. That sums up everything very well.

  • Sandra123456

    Yeah, if OJ didn’t have that gun,…I mean that knife.

    Super stupid comments Bob. Your IQ is showing.

  • Then you can live like Hungary.

  • I liked this one from the Daily Caller:

    pslinger • 44 minutes ago

    Bob Costas, you are right. Nicole Brown Simpson would be alive today if O.J. didn’t shoot her with that knife

  • Luker410

    When he takes the guns from his bodyguards, he can talk. Until then, he is just another control freak trying to take away our Constitutional rights.

  • sybilll

    Imagine if we had banned guns, then OJ wouldn’t have killed Nicole and Ron, and Susan Smith would not have drowned her kids in a lake. ~Oh, wait…..

  • Luker410

    Hey Bob, revise your bogus campaign by taking the steroids from the oversized athletes that makes them go nuts, and start sending them to church to learn the value of human life and the forgiveness of Jesus Christ.

    • Conniption Fitz


      It needs to be a Bible-believing Church.

      Some ‘churches’ are pro-abortion, pro-sin and anti-Bible these days.

      • meyou

        Reminded over the week-end that Jim Jones became an athiest…hmmmm…he wiped out over 900 people with punch. BAN PUNCH!!!!!!

    • badbadlibs


  • Luker410

    Hey Bob, after you take away our guns, take away our knives, chainsaws, scissors, icepicks, automobiles, airplanes, then go to the mideast and take away the ieds from all the crazy muzzleheads. Bob, you are getting old and you need to retire. The hair color and botox are frying your brain.

  • ernst1776


  • Oh yes Bob. Let’s ban guns because we all know how evil Ted Bundy.. oh, wait. Uh, Jeffrey Dahmer? dang. wait, I’ll get it. Angelo Buono. nope, John Wayne Gacy. Uh, tell me Bob, what are we banning again?

  • ms kayla

    And Mr Wingnut knows Kasandra Perkins and Jovan Belcher be alive today, if Belcher hadn’t had a gun, because he (Belcher) wouldn’t have stabbed, choked, or beaten her to death, and then found some way to off himself?

    The gun made him do it; had nothing to do with him, I guess. Couldn’t be that he wasn’t in his right mind, anyway… Nope, the gun made him commit murder/suicide.

    I despise grandstanding Libtard, bat shit stupid, moronic, idiots like that. You don’t like guns, fine, don’t own one. But don’t try to prevent me from being able to protect myself, should I so choose.

    The 2nd amendment was made to prevent the sort of gun grab Mr Moonbat envisions, through his rose-colored glasses.

  • Nitnyline

    Wow! And I always thought Costas had his head screwed on right. That was an incredibly stupid remark. I guess if he had slit her throat it would have been better?
    I don’t remember him asking to ban bathtubs when those kids were drowned by their mother. Goofballs like this are happy, I guess, that at least she didn’t shoot them all. What a sick mind these people have. Not to dwell on it but these are the folks running the show now, so get used to this sort of mindless drivvle.

  • I wonder. If Costas lived in Iran, would he demand to ban stones?

  • Luker410

    Looks like Bob found a young hard body that is against guns, that is willing to let him sweat on top of her.

  • dontdrinkthecoolaid

    Another “unbiased” reporter in the tank for the LIB cause. Time to tune out Costas.

  • colliemum

    AFAIK, Cain didn’t have a gun, did he? Still he murdered Abel.

    • Actually Cain developed time travel equipment to come to the future to get a gun to kill Abel with. He then used time travel to dump the evidence.

      • colliemum

        Aahhh – now it makes sense!

        And he and all his progeny time-travelled as well, and that’s why we have murderers. And guns.

        Yep, it makes sense.


      • Nukeman60

        Yep, just like O.J. did.

  • Jim Botts

    Bob Costas works @ NBC, what else needs to be said. TURN THEM OFF, ALL OF THEM.

    I haven’t had cable or satellite since 2008 when the media installed Obama in the WH. Don’t miss it one bit. Left wing mind rot, all of it!

  • Oooooh! annnnd Costas fumbles on his own one-yard line! That’s gonna make this a tough quarter, Jim!

    That’s right, Al! When you lose the ball like that, well, that’s a fumble right there.

    Uhh, OK.

  • Nukeman60

    Let’s also ban banks, so people won’t rob them. Or maybe we can ban money so people won’t steal it. Uhhh, how ’bout banning Costas so we won’t have to listen to him. Now there’s a good idea.

  • Rocco11

    As El Rushbo would say, the chickification of America continues…

  • USSA

    As usual, blame the inanimate object and release the person behind it of all responsibility.. I’ll try this, I don’t blame costas for having a stupid opinion, I blame the microphone, because without it, he wouldn’t have been able to form that opinion.

    Yeah, makes sense. OJ wouldnt have shot nicole with that knife if guns were banned.

    • tinlizzieowner

      “I blame the microphone, because without it, he wouldn’t have been able to form that opinion.”

      Good point. People don’t make stupid statements, microphones do. 😉 😉
      Obviously, this guy should have to turn in his microphone.

      • Conniption Fitz

        Obama’s problem is his teleprompter? No, it’s his mind, sickened from birth with Marxism and Islamism and hate.

  • Rocco11

    When will we ever learn that if we just turn everything over to the Left, we’ll live in Utopia? (like Detroit, Watts, Compton, Gary…)

  • GetWhatYouPayFor

    The little man obviously is channeling Shepard Smith. Send them both a Kleenex to wipe their nose and dry their eyes.

  • Here is what I know, if Bob Costas didn’t possess a national TV microphone, I wouldn’t have to tolerate his liberal propogandist rant. His abuse of power turning a football game and tragedy into a soap box to spew his lies is pathetic.

  • warpmine

    We could ban stupidity and it wouldn’t matter either. People have a right to be stupid to take advice from stupid people(Bob Costas) and apparently worse yet it never bothers liberals that the school system they engineered are producing stupid people at an astonishing rate.

  • MeanGreenBeret

    It’s time to ban Dumb A$$es.

  • repubboy

    Mr. Costas, just broadcast the game ! leave your comments at home !

  • Right, some inanimate object is the problem; certainly not the metal status of the shooter. Would we feel the same way if he murdered with a hammer, axe or motor vehicle. The only thing to blame here is Jovan Belcher. Now, you may wish to wonder what drove him to kill, but it wasn’t a firearm. He just chose that tool; it could have been a golf club.

    Handguns are here to protect us and the fact some loons can somehow get their hands on one shouldn’t discriminate against my Constitutional rights as an American citizen to protect my life, liberty, family and property with one. Costas is simply uninformed and is simply not using that gray thing God put in his head.

  • How about banning the drugs and alcohol that caused him to go crazy?

    How about banning abortion because it murders millions of innocent babies ?

    • NCHokie02

      “How about banning abortion because it murders millions of innocent babies ?”

      Boom! Love it.

      • Seconded – great line Eleanor!

  • NCHokie02

    Guns tempt us into confrontation?? How so? How about poor parenting in not teaching your children about firearms and the consequences of using one for random acts of stupidity.

    And how can you say, Bob, that they would be alive if guns were banned?? How do you know he wouldn’t have stabbed her or beat her to death then od’d or jumped off a building or something. People determined to kill themselves are going to.

    Plus it’s not like murder and suicide just popped up after the invention of the handgun. So that argument is just completely retarded.

    I for one applaud the KC Chiefs for playing Sunday and not wearing anything to commemorate him. Costas you’re a douche. People are trying to watch a football game and you have to interrupt it with your political ideology. You’re just pushing people away not bringing anyone in. No one is going to tune to your broadcast now just because you think guns should be banned. Idiot.

  • TimeForAnarchy

    Obviously, Costas still has a drinking problem. We should ban alcohol so he won’t hurt himself.

  • Costas is such a jerk. Sure, if that player didn’t have a gun he would still be alive. How does Costas KNOW that? Maybe the guy would have killed his girlfriend with some other weapon. And Bob, if guns were never invented in the first place, I’ll be a lot of people would not have been killed over the years, too. You really believe that nonsense? I’m wondering why this guy still has a job and why he wasn’t fired as soon as he said this. Oh, that’s right, he’s on NBC, the far-left’s megaphone. I know I won’t be watching this guy anytime soon on TV. And just another reason to avoid NBC.

  • JRD1

    It’s time to ban the media reporting their own opinion rather than the facts, duh! When we want their propaganda we will ask for it! Facts, their pesky little things to the media and must be manipulated to disinformation in order to confuse, intimidate, overwhelm, and control the public.
    Costas, Hitler and Stalin would love you.

  • Banning them will just magically eliminate all of them.

  • Maybe it’s time to ban sports casting morons who know nothing about the Constitution from making political propaganda BS up to support a twisted philosophy from being on the air!

  • If the guy was a Muzzie who killed his sister in an DIShonor killing, Costas wouldn’t have a word to say about it.

    If the killer used a Koran to beat the victim to death, would be be calling for just a Koran banning or the banning of all books?

    This man is 99watts short of being a 100 watt bulb!

  • Sober_Thinking

    Liberals somehow have managed to disconnect their mouths from their brains.

  • 911Infidel

    First off, Bob you’re a weasel. Secondly, the dude murdered the mother of a small child who is now an orphan. Thirdly, he punked out of life. And last, but not least, guns are inanimate objects, they are only as good or bad as their owner. The fault is not with the object, but with the dude.

    Here’s a stat for you Bobby-boy. In the state of Virginia gun sales are up by 73%. Using your libstick logic, one would think that gun crimes are also up. Got news for you dipstick, they are down 26%. Wanna know the places that gun crimes are through the roof? Look no further than Dhimi controlled cities like Chicago where gun control is the norm.


    Oh and another thing. Just where did this guy think he was going when he committed a homicide on his girlfriend and himself? What to paradise? Stupid jerk. The dude is rotting in hellfire right now.

    I feel sorry for the child and the girl friend’s family, but I have nothing but contempt for him and you Bob.

    • Well said!

      • 911Infidel


  • Ted Nugent ‏@TedNugent just put it very well on Twitter:

    “We thought Bob Costas was smarter than that. Only fools blame tools instead of human failings. Shame Bob”

  • ryanomaniac

    Saw this last night and puked. I can’t like anyone any more. At least Eastwood didn’t punk out.

  • leatherneckga

    Time to fire Bob Costas, he’s obviously too incompetent to continue to work as a sportscaster

  • mark1955

    I believe it’s no coincidence that Bob Costas used this tragedy as an effort to draw attention to further restrict Firearms. I believe he was working in concert with the Obama Administration,to use this Horror as a way to drum up support for an Assault Weapons Ban. FYI, The reaction to Costa’s anti-Firearms speech has been overwhelmingly negative. And his little screed,will probably drive up the sales of Firearms massively.

  • Arrrggghhh

    I have a better idea. Let’s ban the Great Society programs that caused the breakdown of black families and the resultant illegitimacy, crime, unemployment and government dependency rates.

    Edit: I forgot abortion.

  • ryanomaniac

    There will be blow back on this. A lot of football fans are gun owners or sympathize with them.

    • tinker_thinker

      You are right…take a look at their facebook article they have up has comments about Bob…

      • ryanomaniac

        Just went and looked over there and you are correct. People are pissed and its awesome.

  • ryanomaniac

    A person posted this comment on The Daily Caller….

    Bob Costas, you are right. Nicole Brown Simpson would be alive today if O.J. didn’t shoot her with that knife.

  • Terry

    Glad I live overseas. Don’t have to put up with this crapola. I watch NFL by streaming it without commercials.

  • jleinf

    Congrats bobby you just lost credibility with most of thinking America. I’ll never watch you again

  • notebene

    Another stupid liberal logic point. How about teaching men to have enough dignity to learn to control their anger? We have an angry generation of men, who thrive on video games that allow them to simulate killing with real graphics. It makes it easy for them to be immune to the brutality of taking a life! It’s not the guns, it’s the stupid humans and the industry that makes it a game to kill! We have a generation plugged into electronics and not relating to the humans around them. They can’t make eye contact, speak well to each other,nor empathize with other humans. We also make it cool to be dumb as a post, but be athletic. If as much emphasis went into raising this young man to be a gentleman, as it did for him to be an athlete, this wouldn’t have happened. He learned to be a brute and he died a cowardly brute. Let me guess, he wasn’t raised with an involved father either? Go ahead feminists, tell me how men don’t matter when raising children. Keep killing the nuclear family values off. My husband and I trained our daughters to be gun savvy to protect them from brutes such as this! I am also the mother of a son that is being raised to be a gentleman. He’s not allowed to be plugged into technology 24/7 and he is taught to be a real sportsman, and not a brute. We parent our children, instead of having them babysat by electronics! Gun control doesn’t solve the problem, dealing with the irresponsible humans does! However, liberals see parenting as a right, electronic violent video games as entertainment, and ignorant existence as a way to control and push their agenda. Wouldn’t want the younger generation to learn personal responsibility, it just might make us a successful nation!

  • Elizabeth

    Tee Hee. The little liberal sports commentator getting up on his soapbox during an NFL nationally televised game ought to go over real well with the average American guy who WATCHES these games. I’m going out on a limb and thinking that most of the men who watch these games aren’t your average liberal Democrat who wants to change our Constitution.

  • If he didn’t own a gun, it would be a knife, it he didn’t own a knife, it would be a spoon… Ok, it would be a brick or something. It’s not the Tool, but the Fool who’s wielding the tool that kills! Got it Costa?!?!? Or should I type ssslllooowwweeerrrrr for you?

  • bongobear

    Is it time to ban cars so people won’t have wrecks? Could we ban football so players don’t get concussions? Could we ban people like Costas so we don’t have inane remarks spouted on television?

  • stage9

    In 1997, just 12 months after a new gun law went into effect in Australia, homicides jumped 3.2 percent, armed robberies 44 percent, and assaults 8.6 percent. In the state of Victoria, homicides went up 300 percent. Before the law was passed, statistics showed a steady decrease in armed robberies with firearms. In 1998, in the state of South Australia, robbery with a firearm increased nearly 60 percent. In 1999, the assault rate in New South Wales rose almost 20 percent.

    In England, which has the strictest gun-control laws of the developed nations and which had outlawed all handguns and most firearms, the Sunday Express of June 20, 1999, reported,

    “In recent months there have been a frightening number of shootings in Britain’s major cities, despite new laws [Firearms Act of 1997] banning gun ownership after the Dunblane tragedy. Our investigation established that guns are available through means open to any criminally minded individual.”

    Handgun crime ‘up’ despite ban

    “Cause the registration of all firearms on some pretext, with the view of confiscating them and leaving the population defenseless.” –Vladimir Ilich Lenin

    “A system of licensing and registration is the perfect device to deny gun ownership to the bourgeoisie.” –Vladimir Ilich Lenin

    “Ideas are more powerful than guns. We would not let our enemies have guns, why should we let them have ideas.” — Jospeh Stalin

  • stevenbiot

    Bob has a very feeble mind. Belcher could have used many weapons to do what he did. The horrendous act wasn’t the gun’s fault. Belcher was a troubled and unstable individual; that is the problem. He was batsh%$ crazy! Had Belcher made better decisions in his life, he wouldn’t have taken such drastic measures. Instead, the murderer killed the mother of his child. This isn’t the fault of inanimate object.

  • SPELL9

    Bob needs Tragedy to justify his existence.

  • gothicreader

    I guess we should ban sex, too. Because you know that sex can kill too, if not done responsibly.

  • americalsgt

    In a just world, Dick Clark the younger would be shouted down and ostracized for his stupidity, but half the population nod in approval of his comments. Javon could have shoved her off a balcony and jumped himself. Do I have to say the rest? But instead, at the wake, people will talk about the evil of guns rather than pointing out what a dirt bag Javon was.

  • BeyondPolls

    This is how the Left wins the culture war. Better make some moves fast, conservatives.

  • anyone that wants to email NBC Sports: [email protected]

    my email to them: Could you tell Bob Costas to stick to football and stop trying to alienate the 90% of your views that are lawful gun owners???? Maybe for once think about the fact that my guns have NEVER killed anything but a deer or two. And I have dozens of them. Think about the fact that I nor any of my friends would EVER be part of the problem… BUT, we will turn off the TV when idiots like that run their mouths and insult us.
    Send that guy packing as he has jumped the shark.

    • Elizabeth

      Thanks for the email address. I just sent them my thoughts. I imagine pretty soon they’ll be turning off that email address! Let’s flood them.

    • toongoon

      Good idea and comment. I sent mine. Thanks for the email address.

  • toongoon

    Whats the going rate on comments like these from the administration?

    Of course, if Jovan Belcher didn’t possess a gun he would have been able to control his anger, celebrity status, and he would have loved and married the mother of his children. They would have lived happily ever after if guns didn’t possess his very soul.

    But maybe Costas, he had serious emotional problems that his teammates and friends didn’t dare talk about, his coaches ignored because it made him a great football player and he shot the only person who dared to talk to him about it.

    You think guns were the reason he went off? Nope. A gun was just the way he decided to deal with it when nobody else would help him. I am sure the signs were there.

    Why would someone who doesn’t even know him, who keeps his guns and temper under control be responsible?

  • tim_klinz

    Bob you are such an asshole guns dont kill people if he wanted to kill himself and another without a gun he would have used a knife you are such an idiot

  • Susitna

    When you say something stupid like that, is because you want an invitation to the White House.

  • hyck

    These were Jason Witlocks words, but Bob agreed with them!

  • Gtrjag

    I’m getting sick and tired of these liberal sports writers and broadcasters. First they try to ruin the game of football by crying about the violence and getting the NFL to introduce rules that make it impossible to play defense. Now this guy wants the government to take our guns. Well let me tell you something Bob Costas, you weak, liberal bastard. Guns do prevent crime, but even if they did not, it would not matter. The reason we have the Second amendment is freedom. If you yourself do not have the capability to defend yourself and your property, you are not free. It’s about being independent and self-sufficient. If you don’t care about that, if you would rather depend on the government to protect you than fine, but leave me and my freedom alone.


    We all need to boycott the MSM and cut off all their revenue streams until they wise up. I’m sick of being preached to by a media I rarely agree with. Bob, you idiot, it’s not about the guns. Are you saying he shouldn’t have owned a gun because he was black? Not only are you an idiot, you’re a racist.

  • Haywoodjbl

    Its time to ban Bob Costas so this his ineptitude does not cause me to want to kill someone.

  • dk_in_tn

    Bob Costas needs to stick to what he knows and stay out of the “ban guns agenda”–typical NBC spokesman.

  • capelady

    I guess this guy hasn’t see what is happening in Chicago lately, with their TOUGH gun control laws! And in a county in Virginia where gun sales are up dramatically, gun crime is down and gee, they just can’t understand it.

    You can’t confuse these people with facts, they have made up their minds!

  • anneinarkansas

    Mainstream Media is the enemy now even in the sports world? Whatever has this country descended to?
    I am still glad to be elderly and glad I was not watching that game.
    Sports is about all we have left and they have to invade that too?

  • guess he didn’t hear of the guy that killed his father and himself with a bow and arrow and knives

  • maynardb50

    Maybe if grandma had a pistol she could have stopped the crazy man from shooting his wife/girlfriend (whatever) 9 times. And why does his momma get custody instead of the dead woman’s family?

    • toongoon

      Because mama did such a great job with the first one!

  • sjmom

    Another Eagles loss wasn’t bad enough without listening to this rant. Heard it last night and thought I should write to the NFL. Then I thought why bother because they agree with him. Even the sports media has made a left turn and it is disgusting.

    • PhillyCon

      Yes, that Eagles loss was a bitter pill to swallow … but not as bad as an Obama second term. Nothing comes close to that.

      DH is thinking of canceling SI, it’s liberal as well. The Left is everywhere, kind of creepy. I can’t even pick up a fashion magazine without the glorification of liberals.

  • nibblesyble

    What a simpleton. I hope Mr. Public Service Anouncement get’s a huge backlash from sports fans! Ugh.

  • Herman Cain just opined on Twitter and I just had to share:

    Herman Cain ‏@THEHermanCain

    You tune in for a football game and end up listening to Bob Costas spewing sanctimonious dreck. #Terrible

    • nibblesyble

      Heh..thanks Wolfie…love Cain!

  • Does anyone remember the good ol’ days when sports casters actually stuck to talking about sports! Ah… I remember it well.

  • havetoask

    How come cars aren’t blamed for killing people instead of the drivers?

  • LogicalThinker257

    News flash, he didn’t call for the banning of guns. He didn’t even mention gun control. You right wing idiots are so oblivious it’s painful.

    P.S. Half of his statement WAS A QUOTE FROM SOMEBODY ELSE

    • Elizabeth

      @LogicalThinker257: Interesting that you’d choose the handle you did. Hmmm. I went back and watched the video of Costas’s comments. Boy, I guess you’re kind of splitting hairs here, Logical. Costas didn’t use the terms “gun control” or “banning guns”. What he did do was quote a teammate’s words, stating that in this instance, he’s in agreement with him. And the teammate’s words didn’t use the above-mentioned words (in quotes). But are you telling us that the point of his words didn’t revolve around what he called our country’s “gun culture”? And that he didn’t say that if the shooter didn’t own a gun, they’d all still be alive today? How exactly are you reading or hearing those words? Sounds to me like you just want to pick a fight perhaps?

      • tinlizzieowner

        Way too complicated an explanation for a ‘logical (liberal) thinker’ with 1 post on this site, to understand. 😉 😉

    • tinlizzieowner

      “P.S. Half of his statement WAS A QUOTE FROM SOMEBODY ELSE”.

      That he chose to parrot in the middle of a ball game, or is that point lost on you. Weapons are weapons and anything can be used as one. This was a direct reference to restricting hand guns, by him, that point should be more than obvious.

    • Oh, it was all a big misunderstanding. Bob really does believe Americans should have the right to bare arms. Silly me.

      • And don’t forget the right to arm bears! For when Libtards go hunting! 😉

      • tinlizzieowner

        As long as you’re talking about short sleeve shirts, you’re probably right.
        😉 😉

    • wallwatchman

      You must have missed the part where costas said he agreed with Whitlock, and would just quote what he said. Liberals and their word games. He and Whitlock blamed these deaths on guns. Said it wouldn’t happen without guns. What do you think that means?! Ban guns!!

    • nibblesyble

      I have to say, you amuse me calling us the idiots…

  • mikeinidaho

    1) It’s a sports program, azzwipe, talk about sports.
    2) You are a typical northeast communist media mouthpiece. Shut the F up about stuff you know NOTHING about.
    3) The gun killed no one. A person killed his girlfriend and himself. Sorry about his girlfriend, glad he’s gone. he’s a waste of space and oxygen.
    God bless and help us as we rid this country of useless communists like Costas.

  • doc1001

    When I watch football, I do not want to hear someones commentary on their antigun ideas. It was a horrible thing that took place in K.C., but that had nothing to do with the sunday night football game. Keep Mr. Costas to commenting on the game or move him to MSNBC with the rest of the antigun nuts.

  • Alky

    Like I read somewhere else… I wish that fork would stop making me fat!

  • So Bob, would Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman still be alive today if guns were banned? NO! Because OJ didn’t use a gun, jacka$$! All because a gun is more convenient does not mean the NFL player jerk would not have used a knife or bat or something else if he didn’t have a gun.

    • Also, if Ron or Nicole had a gun, would they be alive today? Probably.

      • nibblesyble


  • tinlizzieowner

    Another steroid crazed, overpaid professional athlete goes nuts on his trophy shack-up.
    Next story.
    Do I know that he was ‘steroid crazed’? Of course not but I can be just as speculative as to the reasons for this, as all the ‘media’ we are going to listen to for weeks.

  • Go to the Facebook page – “The NFL Should Ban Bob Costas”

  • E. Lee Zimmerman

    Costas just proved himself what you call a ‘bona fide idiot.’

  • James1754

    Another left wing liberal spouting left wing talking points and using a tragedy for political gain. All when people only wanted to watch a ball game. I wonder if anyone complained?

  • Rob_Bryant

    Yeah, I saw this, and was pissed off when he said it. What an idiot.

  • Idahoser

    I’d stop watching the idiot over this if I still watched TV.

  • It just so happens that my husband took our 11 year old to the shooting range this weekend! Her second visit!!! She did hit a bulls-eye!!!!!

  • Jazzee

    I can’t take much more boys and girls
    this country is a mess…………so now we lecture during football games about an issue he knows nothing about….leave the law abiding gun owners out of this
    how about focus on the bad guys who mow down anyone and everyone eh bob?

  • I would like to know how Costas knows and is certain that Belcher would still be alive if guns were banned. Is he omniscient or psychic?

  • L0lwut

    Yeah! Right on. If there weren’t handguns Nicole Brown Simpson would still be alive! Oh wait…

  • jodypear

    Yes. That’s the ticket. It couldn’t possibly be that we are evil and need redemption and then to monitor ourselves. That would be too hard to accept about ourselves. It’s the guns. That’s it….

  • leftwinglooney

    Maybe we should ban Democrats and idiots like Bob Costas since this was just another Demorat killing another Demorat! Remeber, Democrats commit 99.9% of all violent crimes.

  • larrysheetz

    Boy does Bob know who watches football, guns are what has kept this country free, know one wants to start a war in this country. I am sure glad my TV has a MUT button, I think Bob just likes to hear himself talk.

  • physicsnut

    dear mr costas – remove your left sock and place it in your mouth. Chew vigorously.

  • FSM_47

    Yep…Turn in you guns so some ignorant football player won’t murder his girl friend in front of his kid .

  • Let’s ban stupid sportscasters. How the hell does he know they’d both be alive if Jovan didn’t have a gun?

  • oilfield7550

    I never liked this midget masquerading as a sports jock. Now I loathe him.

  • white531

    Not even worth comment.

  • larrysheetz

    Massachusetts city announces: turn in your guns, get a free flu shot! What the F next. Maybe we need to split the country down the middle, Guns to the West and No guns to the East

  • Hey Bob, How the F can you say they would still be alive if he didn’t have a gun. You know people are killed with knives to idiot! Men strangle women also idiot!

    Seems like the people who want to ban guns are rich people who live in gated communities and have their own bodyguards.

  • larrysheetz

    One good thing is, Obama’s tax plan will get a big part of Bob’s millions!!!!!

  • I hate it when handguns go around killing people. It’s so senseless of them.

  • tscull

    I would like to bring to everyone’s attention the fact that Mr. Costas probably lives within a nice, safe gated and guarded community for the wealthy. He doesn’t need to worry about personally defending his family from an intruder or thug. I would also bet that he probably does own guns and believes himself “better” than the average American citizen- like most of the elitist, self-serving liberals.
    Also, if an honest investigation is done on this incident, I’m positive that they will discover that steroids and possible brain-jarring was instrumental in this guy’s behavior.

  • shield1

    Do these people ever notice how Muslims deal with their ‘domestic disputes?’ They use knives, acid, and other assorted weapons in their violence…

    If its the guns fault then put the gun on trial…. no?

  • armyvet10

    There have so many posting here that have said this in many different ways, but the progressives are just missing the boat.

    This starts with the inability for people to understand one simple truth, placing the blame on everyone else, or any inanimate object is a futile attempt to deflect responsibility for one’s actions. Yes Mr. Belcher used a gun to end the life of his girlfriend and himself. In the end, Javon Belcher and only Javon Belcher is responsible for the pain and suffering he caused. In the recent past there was a story of a young man, a high school senior that was texting while driving and killed a man on his way home. The man was a father to more than one child, a provider and a husband. The state where this happened has texting while driving laws on the books already, and making more harsh laws will do nothing to keep this from happening again. Even though the prosecution proved through phone records that this young man was in fact texting and this is what lead to the accident, the young man denied the vehemnetly. Like many progressives, the fault never lay at the person’s feet, but rather the object that the person used to cause injury or death. This goes to precedence of everyone is the same and no one is a failure or success. Mr. Blecher had a rough life and should be applauded for making it out. Every sane individual is to be held accountable for their actions and blaming a gun for poor decisions is just plain stupid. If we are to say that Mr. Belcher is sane then Mr. Belcher must be credited for his actions and held responsible. If the progressive side of the aisle wishes to say that Mr. Belcher wasn’t competent enough to discern between right and wrong, then why wasn’t he institutionalized? This is just more liberal progressive non-sense aimed at making all humans equal and not responsible for their actions. Or simply put, “It’s that gun’s fault” The old “the devil made me do it” defense. My reply is simple, progressive liberals need to grow up.

  • Lives4Freedom

    Nice one Bob….Let’s say he didn’t have a gun, and decided to choke his girl to death. I suppose we would have to ban opposable thumbs, that would make the game of football more exciting. ugh

  • mikeinidaho

    Costas, you are truly an ignorant communist. You haven’t got the guts to blame the REAL culprit here, do you? That’s right, Bobby Boy, it was the cowardly scumbag shooter that is TOTALLY to blame here. The gun can’t do ANYTHING unless someone pulls the trigger.
    Stupid moron.

  • People kill people not guns. It is a mental health problem and violence, self-control problem.

  • PhillyCon

    Notice that everything is politicized? You can’t escape it. Watch or go to a sports event. Pick up a fashion magazine (Anna Wintour etc). Watch a TV sitcom (Glee, Modern Family). Anyone see a pattern here?

  • 57thunderbird

    We should all write the NFL and threaten to boycott.Insist they fire him them for allowing Costas to use his position to spout a political position to millions of people.What would they do if he made a pro-life speech from the booth?Hit them in the wallet.That is always the cure for this type of nonsense.The right to bear arms is a constitutional right that this fool is advocating taking away.Politicizing this tragedy is crossing the line.

  • DebbyX

    A friend of mine is in an abusive relationship. She’s been downplaying it for quite some time. Unfortunately, she lives half way across the Country. This scumbag she’s married to doesn’t celebrate Christmas or any major holiday, only Veteran’s Day and HIS birthday. To celebrate Veteran’s Day he goes out and gets drunk. She is now in the process of leaving him and coming back to CT, thank God. He does own a gun and it terrifies me. I don’t know why I’m rambling on about this, I guess I was just upset.

    Thanks for listening.

  • At one time in America the dumb-ass politicians tried to ban whiskey too didn’t they. It just creates a black market and all control goes out the window.

  • How about we ban liberals so we don’t have so many @ssholes walking around with 5hit coming out of their mouths?

  • He says nothing about banning guns or taking away the right to have one, but states an obvious fact. If Jovan didn’t have a gun, he would still be alive and so would his girlfriend. He also had mental issues as well, so why did he even have a gun in the first place?

    The issue is simply gun culture, and there are lots of people in this country that own guns and are also irresponsible with them to the point that they are being used for ridiculous reasons. The bigger issue is that there are too many guns in this country and less gun laws that govern them. Congratulations on the misleading title of this article, though. Costas said nothing about banning guns.