Bob Costas is Dead Wrong

As you read this, know that by the time you finish, that somewhere in America a fellow citizen will use a gun to stop a crime and save a life.

Opining on the Kansas City Chief football player who murdered his girlfriend and then blew his own brains out in front of his coach, the otherwise great sports announcer, Bob Costas, blamed the murder/suicide on easy access to guns. He lives in a strange fairyland of ignorance and denial.

If there was a free speech penalty for blundering ignorance, a penalty flag would have been tossed at Costas.

Just as we shouldn’t blame forks for obesity, pencils for spelling mistakes or water for drowning, trying to blame access to guns for the murder/suicide in Kansas City is juggling chainsaws, woodchipper diving bizzaro logic.

But that’s how horribly out-of-touch with reality liberals like Costas are.  Unless backed into a corner where there is no other choice but to admit that an individual is responsible for their actions, liberals will refuse to place the blame on the shoulders of the individual who did the deed or actually committed the crime.  In this case, Costas blamed access to guns for the murder/suicide, not the murdering suicidal maniac.

And therein lies one of the fundamental problems with America.  We have created a culture of rot where excuse-making punks have been conditioned to blame anything and everything on something other than the perptrator.  Apparently, Mr. Costas is one of them.

The ugly reality is that in a free society there will be those few zombies who fly off the rails of personal responsibility and murder others.  But arguing to ban guns to prevent these uncontrollable ugly acts of irresponsibility when 99.99 percent of gun owners are responsible is no way to run a free and just society.  Serious minded people grounded in reality understand this most basic truism.

What Costas didn’t say and possibly know is that two million Americans use guns each year to defend themselves from punks and thugs.  Access to guns saves who knows how many lives each year.  How about that, Mr. Costas?

Just a few years ago, a drunk NFL football player ran over a guy and killed him.  As I recall, the player paid off the family of the deceased and only did 30 days in the slammer.  Where was Costas on this?  Did he opine that easy access to alcohol and automobiles was responsible for this death?  To those liberals who want to restrict or ban access to guns, do you also support banning booze because drunks kill roughly 12,000 Americans each year in drinking and driving slaughters?

Reality is much different than liberal fairyland pseudo-logic.  There are hundreds of millions of various guns in the hands of law-abiding Americans that are the source of zero problems. There are also a few guns in the hands of irresponsible, often paroled gangland punks, who commit various crimes including murder.  I would much rather deal with that than to further muzzle and restrict freedom.

My recommendation is to not trust any fuzzy-headed goofball who would deny another person the right to defend themselves or the fundemental right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.  Should an individual such as Bob Costas choose to be unarmed and defenseless, that’s his choice but we must not allow his limousine liberal toxic views to become center-stage.

We have more than enough gun laws in America.  Another law or restriction would not have prevented the Kansas City Chief murderer from killing his girlfriend or himself.  That’s the ugly reality that Bob Costas obviously refuses to embrace.

Freedom rocks.  Let’s keep it that way.

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  1. Steve Haynie

    As usual, Ted Nugent tells the truth about guns. Bob Costas anti-gun statements were unnecessary and ignorant of facts. Thank you for stating the facts, Uncle Ted!

  2. Brett Holsworth

    Uncle Ted can appear as a wild-an-crazy-guy, but knows and idot (or a smart person making themselves look stupid) when he sees it, and slams them back to reality with FACTS. Any better, and he’d be in the Government. Thanks Uncle Ted!

  3. T J Lipham

    Another solid and logical comment from Ted. If we start down this slippery slope, then we will also have to govern or ban the ownership of knives, bows, baseball bats, cars, lead pipes, ropes, chains, clothing, rocks, and walls …after all.they have all been used to kill people. Can’t people see the flaws in the “ban it ” logic?

  4. BoogieMan

    I just simply do not listen to the Costas of this world. To me, a dude like Costas is a guy that believes people “really give a s***” about his opinions. I turn the channel when this dude is on the TV screen, but not quite as fast as when Obama hit’s the screen. Just plain worthless jabber jabber.

  5. Robert O'Sullivan

    Costas is another Liberal Left Winger who wants to control peoples lives he is the same type of Mutt like the guy in the WH

  6. Deadhorsepoint

    There is no better way to indoctrinate the public: A programmed talking head spews hatred for liberty to an audience of half intoxicated spectators (not doers)of a mindless activity on an electronic screen. I don’t think Costas is bright enough to have an opinion, but is stupid enough to be Liberal. May God save the Republic.

  7. Dennis

    I seriously doubt that Ted wants to be a Washington politician! He has far more common sense than that. Too bad though. He could certainly ROCK the World as Defense Secretary.

  8. Derek K.

    The sad thing is that when dumb people like bob talk, lots of ignorant non-gun loving people listen. And he helps shape the mind of those ignorant people. Thus filling their mind with a pile of lies. Guns dont kill people, people kill people! but we need more people like ted out there showing the responsable side of guns, and not just hunting and shotting events, But the actual ways that they have saved the lives of many people. unfortunatly costas has swayed many peoples mind by that ridiculous comment! help keep our guns our guns! Ignorance isnt bliss, its what is killing our country!