Soldedad O’Brien says the problem isn’t gun-free zones, but rather semi-automatic weapons

Soledad O’Brien interviewed John Lott who believes that gun-free zones and strict gun laws are a big part of the problem with these mass shootings. Of course the very liberal Soledad thinks that’s just the dumbest thing she’s ever heard and basically argues with Lott for about 7 minutes. At one point she even told Lott that the people of Newtown would be ‘stunned’ by his arguments and that his arguments completely boggle her mind.


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  • TruLevinian

    This little twit. John Lott is THE expert on these issues! UGH!!! I’m sure she has a bodyguard who carries a weapon.

    • I’m sure she does… the only true value that Libtards have is Hypocrisy!

      • BlueGood

        Sorry, but just WTF kind of name is SOLEDAD????.can’t get beyond it..Did she Sell her Dad?

        What kind of Parent would dream up a frickin’ name like that??

        Her name means “the Blessed Virgin Mary of Solitude” in Spanish…..LOL….

        She really is more like a “Bloody Mary” with too much Vodka & too much Celery…..

        Thanx Google….

        • LOL!!! good post BlueGood! 🙂

        • white531

          It isn’t the name, BlueGood. Its the person who carries it, in this instance. María de la Soledad Teresa O’Brien. Your comment was correct about the origin.

          To most Spanish speaking people though, the name is beautiful, and is quite popular among Hispanics. Again, its not the name, its the person who has the name.

          Soledad’s mother was Cuban. Her father was Australian of Irish beginnings. Hence, her last name, O’Brien. She is the fifth of six children born to that union. All are quite successful, in their respective fields. Soledad graduated from Harvard University, so the claim that she is stupid, has no base. She is actually, extremely intelligent, as most children from mixed race marriages tend to be. Added to that mix, she and her siblings had the advantage of two affluent, and educated parents.

          Why am I going to the trouble to explain all this, you might ask, when you can read her history on the net as easily as I can? Maybe just to save you the trouble.

          At this point, you perhaps think I am trying to defend Soledad O’Brien against your criticisms. I’m not. I don’t like her, in the least. I think she is one of the most offensive and insulting journalists in the profession, if you can even call Journalism a profession.

          Reason I am spending so much time on this, is that Soledad O’Brien is the quintessential representation of what we are facing, as Conservatives. This woman grew up in the best of environments, enjoyed comforts known only to a few, attended the best schools, was born beautiful, by most who would judge her, and yet she turned out to be a flaming Liberal.

          In spite of her education, her background, and her intelligence, the arrogance, which comes through in her interviews will probably end her career.

          She doesn’t interview people, she attacks them and dares for them to respond. When they start to respond, she cuts them off, and says, “That’s ok, I have another question I want to ask you.” That’s her way of not allowing anyone to respond to her accusations. While this technique is not always successful, it does work most of the time. She makes her point, and then denies the person she is supposed to be interviewing, any meaningful response. This is an angry young woman. An, “attack dog,” if you will.

          If she gets fired from her current job, Obama will hire her in a New York minute.

          • demographicallychallenged

            AKA Limousine Liberal.

          • 2hairs

            She and Obama are proof that anyone can graduate from Harvard. I’ve heard her and Obama say some pretty stupid things.

            • white531

              Welcome to Scoop, 2hairs. You’ll have to tell me about that name, sometime. It must be interesting. Welcome to Scoop, nonetheless.

              It is true what you say. Most Conservatives, do not give the credence to our major learning institutions that they used to. And for good reason. Our major learning centers have been taken over by Liberals. For their own purposes.

              It is up to us, to change that. Right now, that seems an impossible task. In the beginning, everything seems impossible. Look again. As I always say, its worth a shot.

          • Pyrran

            I would agree with you about 99%, except the graduated from Harvard so she is smart part. I am not sure that can be a given these days.

    • colliemum

      A semi-automatic one, I bet!

      • Orangeone

        Sorry sis, didn’t see your post before I posted the EXACT same thing!

        • colliemum

          That’s the great thing about Scoopers: GMTA wherever ye look!

    • Orangeone

      And I bet it’s a semi-automatic at that!

    • that’s far worse than guns shot off in a controlled and responsible manner.

    • ram

      soleda does not need a bodyguard, listining to her talk is enough to make me shoot myself.

  • “Soldedad O’Brien says the problem isn’t gun-free zones, but rather semi-automatic weapons”

    Yet more proof that this SOB is indeed a first class MORON!

  • Sandra123456

    The biggest problem with the MSM reporting on firearms is their ignorance about the subject as Soledad O’Brien demonstrates. Makes you want to require them to take courses about firearms as a requirement to reporting about them.

    So much misinformation is being spewed by them, it is stunning.

    Perhaps though this time the MSM has “jumped the shark” on gun control and the way they report on these crimes. More and more on various sites I’m reading that people have just turned the MSM off this time. Let’s hope that becomes a habit.

    • I think it’s probably willful ignorance…

      • Orangeone

        But she would have been the first to run behind the citizen who was carrying at the OR mall!

        • YES!!! As Yoda might say… Hypocrisy… it grows deep… Libtards! Beware… A two headed snake they are!

    • NYGino

      They don’t need to have a working knowledge of firearms. They leave those details to their armed bodyguards.

    • Orangeone

      I was going to suggest they take another course before reporting on it but was afraid of the Scoop jail 🙂

  • colliemum

    Before I watch, just quickly: it doesn’t take very much at all to boggle Ms SO’B’s mind!

    Now I’ll watch …

  • 4Hoppes2

    These people have an agenda and are driven strictly by emotion.

    • Orangeone

      When she’s done with that, could we have her tour the prisons and do the same with the people? She’d have a better chance at picking one!

      • 4Hoppes2

        Orangeone, what a brilliant, shrewd, artfully made point!!! Bravo

        • Orangeone

          Just following your great lead 🙂

          • 4Hoppes2

            Nope, you get full credit, that remark made my day, I wish I authored it.

  • Sober_Thinking

    I’m just stunned that the completely liberal and ignorant twit: Soledad O’Brien would know what the the people of Newtown think. Her mind was boggled BEFORE this interview.

    Liberal leftist assinine insanity on parade. These are the dumbest people on this planet… though they think they are intellectually superior… they are nothing more than tools.

    When these people shoot off their mouths… that’s far worse than guns shot off in a controlled and responsible manner.

    • Well said Sober_Brother!

    • Orangeone

      If the people in Newtown do believe this, then they need to think about the restrictive CT gun laws and ask what role that played.

  • Rocco11

    I’m sure Lott is a great guy, but surely there is someone who can articulate the position better?

    • Spartan4Palin

      It’s kinda hard to make a good argument with someone that is so profoundly stupid!

      • colliemum

        Exactly, and especially with someone who thinks glowering at someone equals a good argument.

  • loriannringold

    Well Soladad, If you had any concept on what it takes to protect yourself from a person who is set on killing you then you might change your mind. It might be ok for you to bring a knife to a gunfight, but as for me I will have my guns, semi-automatic and any argument you try to impose is simply not intelligent.
    So do you think that President Obama’s bodyguards should be unarmed? I would be willing to bet she would not. She is spewing all the talking points this Obama administration has told her to say. She has no opinion of her own. That makes for a sad life Soladad. Fight for your opinion, not for what others tell you your opinion should be then we might see some intelligence on your part.
    I will never, never let anyone come in my house and try to take away my right to defend my family. That is in itself a reason for me to pull my weapon.
    Proud Army Wife and defender of my rights.

  • proudhispanicconservative

    “your position absolutely boggles my mind” Lmao, she thinks she has a mind that is the funniest thing I have heard today. Thats why you Mrs O’brien are being replaced with another liberal,because your show is being trounced by Fox, 3-1. O’brien’s show is being cancelled, but they are placing another liberal, as it is with everything liberal, CNN instead of seeing their wrong ways of doing things are going to do what all liberals do, try something over, and over again expecting a different result.

    • mike3e4r7

      She’s being cancelled? Lol! About time, but as you say, it’s just a game of musical chairs with CNN as they trot out the next leftwing propagandist in waiting, to take her place.

  • Nope…not gonna do it this time. I already know what she’s gonna say, and she does NOT look good enough for me to put up with the degree of mental anguish brought on by actually LISTENING to her speak.

    Lott actually did a HUGE study in 1999 (and has continued to update it since then to keep it current) showing that all except ONE Mass-Shooter event (with 3 or more casualties) since at least 1950 happened in a “Gun-Free Zone” where the killer KNEW everyone would be unarmed, with the Gabriel Giffords shooting being the exception. He even backed it up with empirical data!

    And just like a perfect liberal troll she ABSOLUTELY IGNORED and rejected his FACTUAL evidence, instead preferring to report her pre-conceived notions as FACTS. Funny, I think there’s a term for someone that rejects facts and knowledge in favor of keeping hold of their pre-conceived notions…ohhhh, what was that word?!? Oh, that’s right…BIGOT!!! This Liberal hob-goblin is a BIGOT.

    –Here’s the link to John Lott’s actual Research Paper:
    –Here’s a link to a synposis on Mass-Shooters from the National Review (VERY GOOD READ):

    • Thanks for the links Brian!! Well said!

    • mike3e4r7

      What? You don’t think we all have something to learn from Soledad O’Brien? Me neither.

  • CitizenVetUSA

    CNN continues to utter and publish repeatedly, progressive terms and phrases to brainwash its TV and Internet flock.

    Using the term assault with weapons is a “Created Political Phrase” not used in military or civilian environment.

  • sjmom

    It doesn’t take a whole lot to “boggle” Soledad’s mind, what there is of it. The libs are the ones who got us into this mess with the politically correct, appeasment mentality. Now 26 innocents have paid the price for their malfeasance.

    Had the Left never pushed God out of schools those who lacked training at home may have still learned right from wrong. I don’t know what drove Adam Lanza but I do know the Left is fear driven and hates. God IS love and the absence of God who is love from our society has left us with witrh a society of angry and lonely children who become violent as they grow older. When the Left points the finger they need to remember the thumb is pointing back at them.

    • Marridge

      I will go even further than that. Everyone is angry and sad. Nobody can deny that. It’s true. However, I contend that the gun issue is one that allows the left to go after conservatives with a vengeance that we have not witnessed before. We are called nazis, murderers, what have you to the point that I fear for a full blown civil war. The question is, what about the democrats who belong to the NRA and who own guns. What are they? I know a few who have gun collections and who will not give their guns up no matter what. We need those folks to stand up and talk to their party brethren. People need to calm down.

      In addition, the issue needs to be looked at in a more holistic manner. We have a very violent society where television and video games prevail 24/7. The absence of God may be the biggest reason of all.However I doubt that liberals will recognize that. We have a huge problem on our hands and cooler heads need to prevail.

  • If you want to boggle her mind, just show her a shiny object… You could keep her amused for HOURS with a laser pointer! 🙂

    • Orangeone

      Now Wolfie, please don’t insult kitties by putting this liberal idiot in their group…..I’d rather someone lead her with a shiny object onto an aircraft, put a parachute on her loaded by a union teacher and drop her over the Middle East somewhere.

      • She should be so happy! Libtards love the Muzziecuddleclub… Wait till the Libtards get a cuddle from one of them… and then you hear beep… beep… BOOM! That’s how they show their love for all us infidels!

        • Orangeone


  • aPLWBinAK

    Just the fact that this little Communist wench remains on the public airwaves, shows how far we’ve sunk as a country. Except for some form of self punishment or atonement, does anybody actually listen to her whiny lies?

  • What boggles my mind is that such an idiot can be in such a position as she and so many others are in.
    I’m not the brightest bulb on the tree, but I’m getting mighty tired of idiots like her.

    • proudhispanicconservative

      she will be replaced soon, her show is being trounced by Fox’s Fox and friends.

    • Betsey_Ross

      The bulbs on your tree are just fine. People like Soledad are very tiring. The Know-it-Alls. They know nothing.

  • jleinf

    Fact: CCW cuts the number of deaths by crazy/evil dirtbags by 75%.

  • colliemum

    Gawd, Soledad is a PITA!
    Can someone tell her that she can either do an interview – that is, ask questions to elicit answers – or do an opinion piece to camera, but not both at the same time.

    Also, an interview is not a debate, and simple politeness (not that this is a concept familiar to lefties like Soledad) demands the person asked to let them finish what they are saying.

    Belittling interviewees because they don’t happen to share your own bigoted opinion is despicable.

    • Sandra123456

      PITA for sure and an arrogant Know-it-all (who is too stupid to know how dumb she is.)

      • colliemum

        That’s the thing about PITAs: they are constitutionally too stupid to recognise their own stupidity.

    • Orangeone

      She’s copying Oprah!

  • Betsey_Ross

    Soledad has no mind to boggle. How does she even get to work every day?

    • colliemum

      Her bodyguard, armed with a semi-automatic gun, drives her there …

  • notebene

    Soledad, if the murderer had done this with a truck during dismissal, would you be calling a ban on trucks? Had that principle been trained and armed with a concealed weapon, we would be looking at a very different outcome! Liberals don’t want facts, they want to push their drivel agenda that puts anyone else in control, because they themselves don’t posses the discipline to be personally responsible for anything in their own lives! It’s pathetic that this woman even has a job on television because she is nothing more than a puppet, and she will never be a true journalist!

  • 911Infidel

    Yeah Soledad gun contro, is really working out great in Chicago and NY isn’t it? It worked out great in DC too huh? Oh wait, soon as gun control was shotdown (no pun) in DC, gun crimes went down. Gee why is that dufous?

    The trouble with dipwads like Soledad is that they have no idea about guns. They have no experience with them. They can’t identify one from another, and they have no intention of educating themselves on the subject. What they want is a European-style socialist state where rights come from the government. Where only the cops and the military owns a gun, just like the commies do. That way they can achieve their Marxist utopia; because there will not be anyone to stop them.

    I can recall a day not too long ago, when this sort of thing did not happen. Kids would come to school once a year with their .22s for their 4H quals. Kids…not adults. Nobody got killed. Nobody got hurt.

    Of course that was back in the day when kids weren’t constantly being medicated for not paying attention in school or being figity. That was a time when people taught their kids self-control, and the nuns, would fix these kids problems by a little ruler pursuasion. Or when a kid got too froggy, a male teacher would issue a little wall-to-wall counseling.

    Those days are gone. Dr Spock the socialist windbag, and the other nutter Dr Kinsey, have taken over childhood behavioral sciences. Two parent homes are a thing of the past…and God gets to play second fiddle to the latest gansta rap vid.

    Here’s a piece of advice for you Soledad: Why don’t you take a flying leap in a rolling doughnut.

    • Excellently said my fellow Infidel.

      • 911Infidel

        Thank you.

      • stevenbiot

        Don’t you just love being an Infidel?

        • It’s one of my favorite past times! Afternoon Steven! How are you my friend?

  • notebene

    Liberals have zero intention on focusing on the real issue which is how the law ties the hands of family members trying to get a person with mental illness real help before it escalates to this! How many times do we have to hear about how everybody saw the freak going out of control but did nothing to get him help before he does something this heinous? It’s the same scenario and still the liberals refuse to talk about mental health and the lack of access to it for those who need someone to step in on their behalf and get it for them. As the laws stand, the person who is incapable of making any appropriate decisions, is left to be in control when he cannot possibly make a clear thought. The futile stupidity continues!

    • Sandra123456

      Mental Health is the issue. Isn’t it time to reconsider the mental hospital/institutional concept of treating mentally ill people and learn from our past? Yes, they were bad places in the past, but with today’s knowledge etc. maybe they could become a humane way to treat some mental illnesses today and give families a break from caring for an ill family member.

      • colliemum


        And another thing: I bet there is no research at all about how certain drugs, like Ritalin, interact with the hormone rush to which all teenagers are subject.

        Anybody who ever had to share their home with teenagers – especially male ones – knows perfectly well that even the nicest ones have days where one just wants to chain them to their bed, in a dark room, and stuff a sock in their mouths.

        I refuse to believe that these drugs do not exacerbate these effects.

    • Excellent points notebene.

    • Orangeone

      It also ties the hands of employers when the run a background check. Let’s think about this recent workplace shooting in MN.

  • Yazz55

    The problem isn’t guns – its the video!
    The same video that set off the Benghazi attack.
    The regime should nominate someone to go on the Sunday talk show circuit to sell the video theory.

    • Orangeone

      It’s the same video because You Tube won the lawsuit and granted the ability not to take it down!

  • johnos2112

    Hey Soledad what would you do if a gunman came after your kid and someone carried a concealed weapon to stop that evil person? Would you tell the person with the concealed weapon to put it away? Come on! We are talking about saving lives from sickos! Unreal!

    • Orangeone

      She would sue the person that used their concealed weapon to defend & protect her child. In MN that person would be sued unless it was in their home. We cannot use our conceal and carry to protect the lives of others.

  • Allan

    Stunning admission that fact finding studies resulting in conclusions contrary to her own “boggle” her mind.

  • The problem here is that Soldedad is doing her job perfectly as per instructions of Georges Soros,explained in lenght by Glenn Beck.The media sputtered misinformations to satisfy Soros’agenda.The question here is why are we funding the media being used by a private citizen?

    • cabensg

      Soldedad has to do it per instruction because she couldn’t come up with an intelligent observation on her own if her life depended on it.

      As to why we fund the media, it’s because we haven’t come up with a solid plan to defund them. They have hundreds of sponsors with products we all buy. Until we can figure out a way to get millions and millions of people to stop buying the products of all the sponsors of news shows and inform them that’s what’s happening there’s not enough pressure to make an immediate difference. That doesn’t mean nothing is being done by individuals. The news stations viewership is down because people aren’t watching but it’s not enough pressure to make them change. Even if you don’t watch them your probably still buying products from sponsors that fund them.

      • sDee

        I really am not sure exactly if the “media” is even profitable. Much of the propaganda comes form shows out side the “news”.

        If you watch any broadcast TV, you support the advertisers. If you you buy cable or satellite packages, you support all the channels, not just the ones you watch.

        We can hut off the TV, cancel the cable – that is how to defund them. Buy pay-as-you-go on services like Hulu and Netflix.

  • Myptofvu

    When are they getting rid of her again? Hey Santa I know what I want for Christmas

  • Soledad is a propagandist.

    Watch out for these other propagandists too, whenever a critical issue hits the airwaves:
    – Stephanopolous
    – Williams

    • toongoon

      Oh wait, you missed a couple,
      The complete staff’s of MSNBC, NBC, CBS, ABC, and PBS.

  • you brainless twit with an “a”!
    There are no “assault and automatic” weapons waiting for buyers!
    And NO, it is not easier rent a car than to buy a gun (some leftist idiot said that).
    Go and TRY!!! They will call help and may lock you up in a loony bin

  • Conservator1

    I’m sorry for the length of this post, but it’s needed to refute O’Brien.

    You’ll never hear Soledad or any of the other far left loons in the media admit that Connecticut is ranked the fifth best record in America when it comes to tough gun laws. Also, many of the sates that rank high, like California which is the top rated state, have had a number of mas-murders using semi-automatic weapons even with their strick gun regulations.

    Since 2000, the Los Angeles Times ranks the following mass murders as the worst in America –

    Dec. 26, 2000 – 7 killed: Wakefield, Mass., March 5, 2001 – 2 killed, 13 injured: Santee, Calif., July 8, 2003 – 5 killed, 9 injured: Meridian, Miss., March 21, 2005 – 9 killed, 7 injured: Red Lake Indian Reservation, Minn., Oct. 2, 2006 – 5 killed, 5 injured: Nickel Mines, Pa., Feb. 12, 2007 – 5 killed, 4 injured: Salt Lake City, Utah, April 16, 2007 – 32 killed, 17 injured: Blacksburg, Va., Feb. 14, 2008 – 5 killed, 16 injured: Dekalb, Ill., April 3, 2009 – 13 killed, 4 injured: Binghamton, N.Y., Nov. 5, 2009 – 13 killed, 32 injured: Ft. Hood, Texas, Aug. 3, 2010 – 8 killed, 2 injured: Manchester, Conn., Jan. 8, 2011 – 6 killed, 11 injured: Tucson, Ariz., Oct. 12, 2011 – 8 killed, 1 injured: Seal Beach, Calif., April 2, 2012 – 7 killed, 3 injured: Oakland, Calif., July 20, 2012 – 12 killed, 58 injured: Aurora, Colo., Aug. 5, 2012 – 6 killed, 3 injured: Oak Creek, Wis., Sept. 28, 2012 – 6 killed, 2 injured: Minneapolis, Minn.; Oct. 21, 2012 – 3 dead, 4 injured; Brookfield, Wis., Dec. 14, 2012 – 27 killed, one injured; Newtown, Conn.

    Based on the “Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence” scorecard, below are the top 19 states in America. Yet, these 19 states include 12 of the deadliest shooting rampages in America since 2000 while those with a worse record on preventing gun violence accounted for 7 of them. This data suggests that stricter gun laws won’t stop mass murders from their killing sprees.

    2 NEW JERSEY 72
    4 NEW YORK 62
    6 HAWAII 50
    7 MARYLAND 45
    9 ILLINOIS 35
    11 MICHIGAN 25
    T­15 COLORADO 15
    T­15 OREGON 15
    T­15 WASHINGTON 15
    T­17 ALABAMA 14
    T­17 MINNESOTA 14
    18 DELAWARE 13
    19 VIRGINIA 12

  • stevenbiot

    She’s such a hot tamale! Why can’t she look like that dude on MSNBC, Maddow? Soledad would be much easier to despise. But, Soledad is a hot moron. Oh well!!

  • toongoon

    Yep. Pretty doesn’t hide stupidity, but it can certainly mesmerize people into not even caring what she said. So she remains to deliver propaganda.

  • stevenbiot

    John Lott = intelligent. Soledad = dumb. Who do I believe most Americans relate to, Soledad. This issue won’t be settled anywhere but the streets, unfortunately.

  • stevenbiot

    Rational discussion would completely boggle the mind of a CNN and MSNBC host. That’s why they have no audience.

  • How hard could it be to “boggle” such a little “mind”? I bet a bumpy road accomplishes the same thing for poor li’l Soledad. Damn fool.

    • Orangeone

      Well after all, the Benghazi 4 were just mere bumps in the road. These 20 children are simply media props.

  • bongobear

    What would you expect from Ms. O’Brien? She’s a lib…the truth is not important to her.

  • toongoon

    “There’s one common feature across these attacks … all the multiple public shootings have occurred where guns were banned.”

    Dipstick countered with: “But there was more than one thing in common right, that people went in with a weapon where they should not be with a weapon…”

    She doesn’t understand her own circular reasoning and she will continue to advocate for more shooting sprees. I’m sure that’s ok with the media, they need to have product to sell.

    • Orangeone

      Yup, she doesn’t get that she admits the perps violated the law, well duh Soldoutwench, same with the thugs in Chicago!

  • Kordane

    Gun control would turn the whole of America into a gun free zone, and as we saw from this shooting, it would become a nation-wide massacre because anyone with guns would be able to go on a similar scale massacre, like a wolf put into a pen with sheep, and they would have the pick of anywhere in the entire country to mass murder people.

    Don’t expect Liberals to think rationally about any of this; Liberals long ago gave up on rationality.

  • MominNV

    Does this ‘twit’, even know what a semi automatic weapon is?

    • sDee

      She does not but that is precisely why we should be very very concerned that she uses that word.

      The fact that they have stopped using “AK-47”, and “assault rifle”, and started using the tern “semi-automatic” tells us exactly what they have planned.

      Law abiding citizens are now far too well armed for them to complete their globalist play. If all they leave us with are bolt actions and revolvers, how can we defend ourselves?

    • tinlizzieowner

      Obviously not. The only guns that aren’t ‘semi-automatic’ weapons are bolt action rifles and single action revolvers.

    • Orangeone

      Nope cuz she’s a dope and is doing her best to make women look stupid. Soldoutwench needs to take a lesson from the female that shot Hasad at Ft. Hood and the female off-duty officer that just shot the “would-be-killer” in the movie theater.

  • sDee

    The narrative is rolling out consistently, like clockwork, across all the TV, facebook and twitter. They intend to drum up the mantra among the mindless who get their world view from the “news”, morning and late night shows.

    This was obviously waiting in the wings – all planned, coordinated and is the very same approach pattern we have seen whenever the leftist intend to take away our rights.

    America is the last obstacle for the globalists. Taking down the Constitution, for all intent and purpose, must be completed. The Second Amendment must go. They know. Do we? Our window is closing – where is the leadership from the right on this?

    And of course they will demonize the NRA. Please join if you are not a member . Up for a lifetime membership if you are.

    • Orangeone

      There are tweets out there calling for the murder of the President of the NRA and all of their members. Mob mentality at its greatest!

  • I think I read something here that pointed out how stupid that logic is…..

    Lets take real criminals with a history of violence and even prison time. You can make a pretty safe bet that they HATE cops and given the chance, some would love to take one out. However, why is it that I’ve never heard of a single or group of criminals storming a police station and committing mass murder against the people whom they have real hatred for?

    Not really hard to figure out why, but I wonder how morons in the media would rationalize it.

  • Army_Pilot1967

    I didn’t have to watch the video to know that it doesn’t take much to boggle Sole_Duh’s mind. She’s a very liberal twit!!!!!!

  • kong1967

    “How do you know he picked the location because guns were banned there?”.

    She is such a stupid woman. It happens repeatedly. She claimed the problem is that peope go in places with guns that they shouldn’t. REALLY?!! That’s the point you stupid wench!!! Your freaking law only works on law abiding citizens who aren’t hell bent on mass murdering dozens of people!!!

    Stupidity follows libs around like white on rice.

  • Soledad, maybe if you stopped eating lead paint chips, your mind would not keep getting boggled.

    John Lott has the facts on his side and he is correct. The people who carryout these attacks are crazy but they are also cowards, they do not want to face people who can shoot back.

  • Sounded like Rush must have seen this –> Media myths on ‘assault weapons’ and ‘semiautomatic firearms’

    • sDee

      The will go after magazines and ammo.

      What good will any semiautomatic be if it owning a magazine that holds more than 5 rounds, will put us in jail and permanently revoke our right to own a fire arm?

      The new laws will make us subject to immediate search and seizure if there is any sign what so ever that we are transporting a semi automatic, ammo for it or magazines for it.

      The vast majority of gun owners will immediately become criminals and lose our rights to ever again own a firearm if we do not surrender our magazines and any amount of ammo over a few hundred rounds – it will be illegal to own them.

      They have been thinking about this and planning for a very long time. This is serious. Very serious.

      • Orangeone

        Let’s think about the recent court ruling that says probable cause is not required to forcefully enter your home….

        • Had a conversation with a Chicago P.O. a while back and asked him about a hypothetical. Because guns are illegal here, I wanted to be sure I knew what the opinion of the P.O. is and how they would act.

          I asked if I had a magazine or ammo visible in my car, would that be a crime, since the gun which is illegal is not present. He said they would search my car. I asked why they would have to search my car if neither of the items in sight were in themselves illegal…..and he responded that they don’t need probable cause, only reasonable suspicion. The way I see that, it is already way overboard. Lets say I had some 10 boxes of light bulbs in my car, does that mean that they would have the right to search my house because the light bulbs (legal) could be used in illegal activity to grow drugs.

          Our culture has been trained to fear guns, especially in densely populated cities where a large number of votes/voter fraud take place. The fact that criminals don’t go to jail (unless on drug related crimes) tells me that they want violence and chaos and fear, so that people give up their guns thinking they’re solving the problem. It’s just playing into the hands of the devil (not literally, although the argument could be made that removal of freedom and subjugation of people is evil).

  • Ms. O’Brien seems to be mistakenly equating the term ‘semi-automatic’ with high-capacity. As Mr. Lott tried to convey, the semi-automatic firearm has been the prevalent mechanical mode of firearms since the invention of John M Browning’s 1911 pistol, in – you guessed it – 1911.

    The much maligned ‘assault rifle’ has a more modern appearance, evidently menacing to most members of our biased media, than the traditional wood-stocked hunting rifle, but they’re both capable of expelling large quantities of projectiles in rapid succession. The single advantage that the modern AR-15 has over those traditionally-styled weapons is the quickly changed, large capacity magazines.

    This is the all-too-frequent result when the media masquerades as experts in fields in which they have absolutely no experience. I’m sure Ms. O’Brien has never so much as held a firearm, let alone emptied a high capacity magazine on the dreaded semi-automatic assault rifle.

    Chances are good that her focus is so limited that she doesn’t even know the brand of microphone she uses – everyday! But alas, she’s paid merely to look pretty and repeat whatever words are whispered into her earpiece, and that she does expertly.

    Let’s applaud Mr. Lott for maintaining his cool throughout the exchange; a task which is extremely difficult when the conversation is monopolized by a ranting fool.

  • Ms. O’Brien seems to be mistakenly equating the term ‘semi-automatic’ with high-capacity. As Mr. Lott tried to convey, the semi-automatic firearm has been the prevalent mechanical mode of firearms since the invention of John M Browning’s 1911 pistol, in – you guessed it – 1911.

    The much maligned ‘assault rifle’ has a more modern appearance, evidently menacing to most members of our biased media, than the traditional wood-stocked hunting rifle, but they’re both capable of expelling large quantities of projectiles in rapid succession. The single advantage that the modern AR-15 has over those traditionally-styled, and apparently acceptable, weapons is the quickly changed, large capacity magazines.

    This is the all-too-frequent result when the media masquerades as experts in fields in which they have absolutely no experience. I’m sure Ms. O’Brien has never so much as held a firearm, let alone emptied a high capacity magazine on the dreaded semi-automatic assault rifle.

    Chances are good that her focus is so limited that she doesn’t even know the brand of microphone she uses – everyday! But alas, she’s paid merely to look pretty and repeat whatever words are whispered into her earpiece, and that she does expertly.

    Let’s applaud Mr. Lott for maintaining his cool throughout the exchange; a task which is extremely difficult when the conversation is monopolized by a ranting fool.

    • sDee

      At this point, reason, logic and facts do not matter. Using them will not stop the machine now fully engaged to destroy the 2nd Amendment.

      We live in a nation that voted away its freedom and right to life via a healthcare law built completely on lies, disinformation and deceit.

      The same people reelected a president and attorney general who designed and implemented Fast and Furious so that innocent American lives would be taken so that they could sign on to a UN Small Arms Treaty.

      Does anyone really think this same voters will not vote away the 2nd Amendment based simply on this heated emotional narrative from the media.

      Remember – the people who put Hussein back in office intend to dismantle America, liberty and the US Constitution. They must neutralize 2nd Amendment.

      This is moving a full pace and everything was cued up an ready to go – even I fear, the shooting of children.

      • Orangeone

        This is also the same administration that may have been walking guns from Benghazi to Syria via Turkey which left 4 Americans dead when Barky Boy gave the order to stand down! I guess guns in the hands of the butchers were just fine eh Barky?

  • Yo, idiottess, what is a definition of an “assault” weapon?
    “Mind boggling”? Yo ain’t got one, sista…..

  • NJK

    If what she’s saying is true, then why weren’t the police there to stop it in time? She is a radical communist. I’ve seen her before. The left are mentally ill. They don’t have any ability to reason.

  • mediaaccess1

    ..yea, and Obama gave away millions of weapons to the Mexican drug cartel.. for FREE… and he’s delivering weapons and money to Al Queda to overthrow the Syrian dictatorship.. according to Beck,, this is Fast and Furious by 100 (or 1000), and the money and gun running going through countries like Pakistan “to prevent out enemies from getting to the nuclear weapons”. …

  • sickandtired

    Where do we find these idiots and why are they all journalists and politicians?

  • Rocco11

    When did President Infanticide become so concerned about human life?

  • maynardb50

    These idiots like Soiled-dad don’t just want to ban semi-autos. They want all guns banned. I mean Ruger still makes a quality single action pistol that in the hands of a person that has trained with can be very fast and deadly. Such as the Ruger Super Blackhawk 44 mag.

  • Katie Pavilich has it right… she will surrender her weapons as soon as Bloomberg disarms his security staff and all of Hollywood liberals give up theirs, first.

  • 57thunderbird

    Boggle what mind Soledad?

  • hedyanne

    I thought she was leaving….she looks like a loonatic whenever she talks….


    …may the G-D of Abraham Bless the victims with his GRACE and cast out the EVIL which was present in Newtown Conn. Also my prayers from now on will be doubled in a effort to cast out the ever present EVIL that is casting it’s shadow over all the earth . Lord Jesus hear our prayers and with Christmas just days ahead we will rejoice in your birth .”

  • guppymanster

    Any rational position will bogle Soledad’s liberal mind. “Americans have the right and advantage of being armed unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms.” (James Madison, The Federalist Papers #46) A short barreled rifle capable of firing ten or even twelve shells is an ideal home defense weapon against multiple intruders and a good weapon.

    After a shooting spree liberals always want to take the guns away from the people who didn’t do it. Criminals obey gun laws in the same way politicians (like our president) honor their campaign promises and follow their oaths of office.

    “Those who are trying to read the Second Amendment out of the Constitution by claiming it is not an individual right (are) courting disaster by encouraging others to use the same means to eliminate portions of the Constitution they don’t like.
    (Allen Dershowitz, Harvard Law School). “A sword never kills anybody; it’s a tool in the killer’s hand.” Lucius Annaeus Seneca Rome 40AD

  • BasilioCruz

    We have photos of the 20 angels killed by an insane person, a diabolical mind. and want gun control .. those who are not born, for minds that believe in abortions, we can do that too and do not use guns

  • Nukeman60

    Soledad argues that these comments are the ‘dumbest’ she’s ever heard. Doesn’t she ever listen to any of her past performances? Every broadcast that I have ever heard from her is the next dumbest thing I’ve ever heard and it builds each time.

    I have to admit, she truly is an expert on the dumbest things ever heard, but as to being an expert on anything else, not so much.

  • John Lott would be better off talking to a sink full of dishwater.

    • dontdrinkthecoolaid

      Stop insulting sinks full of dishwater.

  • TimeForAnarchy

    One has to wonder if SolarFlare O’Brien know what a semi-automatice weapon actually is.

  • Pyrran

    Ahhh, Solidad.
    Different issue, same moron.

  • NCHokie02

    I’m pretty sure that he left the rifle in the car. So all this talk of the semi-automatic weapons is retarded. Plus, you can shoot just as fast with a pistol. I’ve seen people who can shoot faster with a revolver than some people can with an automatic…and be accurate. With the right amount of training it doesn’t matter. And if no one else has any guns in the building it doesn’t matter how long it takes you to fire rounds because no one is stopping you.

    These talking heads are obviously clueless about the first thing of guns. At least they could bring in a person who knew something about guns. More than that they fire bullets. Soledad is a retard.

  • Soledad O’Brien should return to her roots, on VH1, where she was just another skirt to look at, in those days, and her opinons, as they do today, cared naught.

  • She’s arguing on emotion and not logic or facts. That is the problem with many on the extreme left and right, though it seems to happen more on the left.

    John Lott presents facts and she responds with Ooh big scary guns over and over like a parrot.