NBC will continue to sponsor largest gun show in US despite Newtown

Well it looks like NBC Sports, part of NBC and Comcast, is sponsoring the largest gun show in the US.

The largest. Gun show. In America. A month after the Newtown massacre.

If this were Fox can you imagine the outrageous outrage?

BLOOMBERG – NBC Sports, home to gun-control advocate Bob Costas, is sticking with its commitment to be a sponsor of the largest U.S. gun trade show next week, a month after a school shooting in Connecticut killed 20 children.

NBC Sports Network will remain the 2013 SHOT Show New Product Center Sponsor, said Greg Hughes, a spokesman for the channel. Costas, one of NBC’s marquee broadcasters, criticized gun laws weeks before the Connecticut shooting, after the murder-suicide of a Kansas City Chiefs football player.

The National Shooting Sports Foundation Inc.’s SHOT Show last year billed itself as “more than about selling and buying; it’s a powerful display of industry unity and its resolve to meet any challenge affecting the right to make, sell and own firearms.” The NSSF is headquartered in Newtown, Connecticut, where a gunman killed 20 children and six adults in an elementary school on Dec. 14 with a semiautomatic rifle.

NBC Sports Network, formerly called Versus, has been a sponsor of the show for “several years,” according to Hughes. The cable channel airs hunting and fishing shows and participates as a sponsor “as part of our commitment to our outdoor-programming block,” he said in a phone interview.


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  • Everyone knows the left are hypocrites, but we might as well bleed them for as much of their cash as we can.

  • Nukeman60

    “We have to find a way to shut down these gun shows. They are providing the criminals and mentally ill with all the assault weapons that are killing our poor children each and every day —Wait, what? How much are we making off this gun show? Oh…as I said, as part of our commitment to our outdoor-programming block, we will continue to sponsor this great endeavour for as long as necessary. Am I off the air now…”

    • warpmine

      It’s not like TV or Hollyweird is actively perpetuating violence in the product they peddling……oh wait….never mind.

      Question: If we treated them like zombies and began to shoot them in the head to terminate their pitiful existence would it be a negative or positive?

      • Nukeman60

        We do have a zombie epidemic in this country. They’re called Obamabots.

    • Orangeone

      I had to look twice for the quotes Nuke!

      • Nukeman60

        Should I have ended it with (/sarc)? I thought about it. 🙂

        • Orangeone

          Nope, my eyes are just very tired and swollen…..

          • Nukeman60

            A warm wash cloth over the eyes, a soothing massage, and soft music. That should do the trick.

            • Orangeone

              Great advice, and some sleep but the conversation is soooo good tonight!

    • PatrickHenrysBody

      Let’s see…the piece of crap that killed the people at Sandy Hook…did he buy guns at a gun show or did he use his mother’s guns? Let’s see…does a criminal have to go to a gun show to get a gun? Just excuses to use to effect gun control or gun ban legislation.

      • Nukeman60

        Indeed. I want some gun ban zealot show me exactly one thing the gun laws did against law-abiding citizens that stopped a criminal from getting a gun. They don’t go to gun shows. They don’t apply for a permit. They don’t register at their local police station.

        Oh, yeah, they don’t obey the laws.

  • Marridge

    Oh well whoopdeedoo …. what do you all want to bet someone over there at NBC is going to wake up and cancel the gun show? Or will get a call from the Administration to that extent?

    • PatrickHenrysBody

      NBC is a part of the propagandist media arm of Zero, so I wouldn’t be surprised.

  • Sandra123456

    Will gun show loopholes occur at this event?

    • Orangeone

      My question is whether NBC will be secretly videotaping everyone and turn that over to Barky Boy.

      • BikerHoop

        If so, I volunteer to be in that video.

    • unclesamnephew

      well, NBC’s David Gregory found a loophole. he got scottfree for waving a mag arround on the “Meet the Depress”

  • sjmom

    Must be a lot of money in this for NBC because normally they would back away from something like this.

  • Ray

    We need to find some major investors an buy up one of the big three, and demand those who write shows for it to make it a conservative slant and make logical arguments of conservatism in a logical, entertaining way. Then we would not be wondering why a gun show is being aired.

  • sDee

    Ask Bloomberg and Cuomo if they are going to boot Kimber and a dozen or so other small arms manufacturers out of New York.

    • PatrickHenrysBody

      I’m sure they’re already entertaining the thought. Oh wait, that means loss of jobs and revenue for the State of New York! Okay, they can stay.

    • KenInMontana

      Kimber’s products were of a much higher quality when they were based in Oregon, I know several guys that are huge Kimber aficionados that have not purchased a Kimber since they moved to New York.

  • Sara

    Please, please, PLEASE have Costas do live coverage of the show!!!

  • fishmonster

    Right on, we are nor pesants, we are free as written in the Constitution. The leftist liberals are cowards, opportunists and liars. At the same time obama signs a bill granting lifetime protection to presidents (now why would he do that?) he voted against a bill (in Illinois) that would grant a man the right to have a gun in his house to protect his family. He is the worst type of scum who’s ever occupied high office. May God save America.

  • Joe

    Nothing to see here!

    No problem

    Move along now !!

    ( I heard BOB COSTAS is the doorman)

    • nibblesyble

      Costas as the doorman!! lol

  • And this morning, joe scarborough, said that NRA is profiting over 20 children being killed, at the same time his own company is sponsoring this NRA gun show, someone kick Joe in the nuts please.

    • PatrickHenrysBody

      He has none to kick. He has demonstrated that over the years. He is nor more a conservative than Harry Reid is. Has he switched parties yet? Oh wait, it doesn’t really matter these days.

    • nibblesyble

      Let me, let me!!

  • sDee

    Some AR ammo I found in stock tonight… not great prices but not as bad as the gouging on some sites.

    target 223 (new)

    target 5.56 (high quality reloads equivalent to Lake City)

    Vital-Shok 223

    • BikerHoop

      Thanks, sDee. Ammo is getting really hard to find. Glad I’ve been buying regularly for the past four years.

  • Lemme, see. NBC, hypocrite much?

  • Rocco11

    If it weren’t for double standards, the Left would have no standards at all…

  • catnoel

    The first president of the United States Of America saids to Americans;

    ” A free people uoght not only be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their on government.”- George Washington

    ” Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.”-George Washington

    • Conniption Fitz

      Irresponsible action.

      Malevolent takeover.

      Power grab.

      Loot and pillage.

      Phrases that characterize the Obama administration.

  • BikerHoop

    Heheh… I’ll betcha Bob Costas has really got his panties in a bunch over this one.

  • Well, if there is a buck in it for them, I’m sure that NBC will forget all about gun violence for a while at least. Hipocrites like this have very short memory spans. I wonder if they will broadcast this story on their NBC Nightly News Program? Hmmmm, somehow I doubt that.

  • Rshill7

    NBC consistency. Reminds me of a fruitcake recipe…the one that speaks of “whixney”.

    Our local lefties continue to accuse me of being a liar, a hater, and a racist. In fact, they are foaming at the mouth with it. Perhaps you get that from time to time? Here’s my response to that broken record. You know, the turntable:

    Where? I don’t hate anybody, not even you. I do have much more respect for fellow conservatives, because it is a much more reasoned, pragmatic approach, and is where political wisdom lives. It is also where the most prosperity and freedom for the most people resides.

    Progressive liberalism is ridiculous in my opinion, especially the way it desires to regulate everything towards government totalitarianism. Too much genocide occurs under leftist rule. History has painted an accurate but grotesque picture of that, which you can view anytime you choose. If you want to revisit that, stay the course, as you are certainly pointed in that direction.

    Conservatives believe that minority individuals can be anything they desire.They can even be conservatives…you know, think outside the democrat plantation. We don’t try to pigeonhole people by race. To us there is no such thing as a fake black person or a fake brown, beige, red, yellow or white person. They are all individual souls, with freewill. Your side should also allow them free thought and free expression of those thoughts, rather than the name calling and vitriol you heap on them without variation. That’s what racism looks like, if you’re looking for illustrations.

    We also admire and respect our Senators and Representatives of color, while you demonize them. You guys ought read the history of your own party if you’d like to insert some truth into your pronouncements. Facts and acts are much more stubborn than false accusations. Do you enjoy your roles? Ever feel like rusty cogs in an outdated machine? Where’s the fun in it? The truth? The progress?

    You lefties are the only ones lying and hating here. That’s plain. Disagreement is not hate. It’s the basis for debate. You might attempt redemption by providing some examples to add girth to your accusations, if that’s possible. You could also list one or two of those world-betterment things you mention. Until then, you are merely immature little kids displaying silly, baseless, tantrums.



    • sjmom

      Without a platform of fear and hatred the Left doesn’t have a leg to stand on. Its how they get people’s votes. Just shows how many fear filled people there are. Fill with fear and teach hatred; just what the Islamists do also.

  • Sober_Thinking

    Money justifies blatant hypocrisy. Not.

    I can’t stand puke likes this… Al Gore, Hollywood, Michael Moore, etc.

    Simply sickening that they get so damned self-righteous and beat their chest over the dumbest causes… then turn right around and profit from it or the evil cause that they were previously against.

  • Orangeone

    O/T This is a great Hannity interview with Judge Jeanine on Journal News! She also talks about the NY permit process which is very strict. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Dgcq_n3HkA&feature=youtu.be

    • nibblesyble

      Thanks O for the link!

  • WhiteGuy2

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  • Biggbear52

    Now how about that. One of the leading advocates for gun control is sponsoring a gun show. How many ways o hypocrites can they be. Apparently quite a few!

  • hbnolikeee

    Just shows you that for some money trumps morals. I wonder what those whores charge per hour?

  • Libtards don’t have a moral compass or actual values they hold dear. NO, they have “causes” and for the right price, those causes can be bought off. I’m looking at you super hypocrite Al(Jazera) Gore!

  • Constitution Lover(underconsta

    so self serving….the hypocrisy is astounding sometimes

  • Arrrggghhh

    Get ready for a steady parade of stories about the “explosion” of gun violence from the lapdog media. As long as Obama is looking to implement gun control, they will provide the narrative for him. Just don’t wait to hear a peep about the 1.2 million babies killed every year.

  • Well, well, what will the gun control freaks going to say about this?

  • bobemakk

    This is shameful and the disgrace of the century. Well almost, Obama is really the disgrace of the century.