CNN Reporter Shocked that Navy Commander Would Have a Gun!?

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Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer speaks with Marines and sailors assigned to Task Force Southwest at Camp Shorab, Afghanistan, December 23, 2017.US Marine Corps
Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer speaks with Marines and sailors assigned to Task Force Southwest at Camp Shorab, Afghanistan, December 23, 2017.US Marine Corps

Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- “Lincoln had no patience with any who were perfectly sure they knew details of The Divine Will.” ~ Elton Trueblood

Hypocrites in the media!

A recent photograph of our SECNAV visiting troops in Afghanistan reveals him openly carrying a pistol in a SERPA holster.

This photo brought-on immediate censure from (who else?) CNN correspondent, Barbara Starr.

She twits: “Can someone explain why the head of our Navy is wearing a sidearm?”

Last I heard, Afghanistan is an area of active fighting. Anyone there, with at least two brain-cells to rub together, goes armed. But, gun-hating leftists at CNN, safe, secure (and protected by security guards, wearing sidearms) within their Corporate office, obviously don’t care.

Of course, CNN executives quietly employ a veritable army of armed security guards to protect them (about which they never talk), but they are “far too pure” to ever touch a gun themselves!

And, anyone who does touch a gun can never be quite as “pure” as they are, which is one of the ways in which they smugly espouse their “moral superiority” over us mere mortals.

These sheltered, self-righteous, amoral, leftist propagandists, masquerading as “journalists,” made me sick, and they ought to make all Americans sick!

 

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/John

 

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Jack
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Jack

CNN has no journalists only presstatutes!

XX
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XX

Nice Baretta

Daniel
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Daniel

I am a Vietnam Vet and I still go ARMED.
Stopped sleeping with my 1911 in Feb of 1992.

JD Carpanzano
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JD Carpanzano

Mine is still on the night table.

Wzrd
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Wzrd

She’d rather have him defenseless & killed in an attack than offend her delicate sensibilities by wearing a sidearm. The media is so smug, self-righteous, & believe themselves to be infallible. Here’s hoping she finds herself in the aforementioned predicament.

Bud
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Bud

If she has a security detail they should be issued sling shots and a bag of marbles.

James Higginbotham
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James Higginbotham

when i did my two tours in Vietnam as a Combat Marine at times there was some so called Journalist sniffing around and like i told one one time, i don’t go take a crap without having my Rifle with me, should a saw the look on the IDIOTS FACE LOL.
those SCUMBAGS ARE ALWAYS OFFENDED OVER SOME NONSENSE FROM REALITY.

Mark
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Mark

People who are programmed do not know it. Frontal lobotomy incapacitates reason. “Lincoln had no patience with any who were perfectly sure they knew details of The Divine Will.” ~ Elton Trueblood Unfortunately the populace has been programmed by the burying of history sanctifying Lincoln as a saint when he had no patience himself to instigate a war secretly when Congress was out of session invading both Florida and SC. Lincoln denied a peace Conference desired by the seceded southern states. Lincoln also had 10,000 citizens become “subjects” arrested without habeus corpus and a Ohio Senator kidnapped and extradited. His… Read more »

Raymond Miller
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Raymond Miller

And Lincoln saved the Republic, and set the black free, at the cost of many Northern, (Republican) lives !

Wild Bill
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Wild Bill

He also used the Army to destroy the printing presses of opposition newspapers, instituted a draft (involuntary servitude), and instituted an income tax, which was not constitutional at that time.

Marty
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Marty

CNN reporters of course do approve of handing out doobies to the troops….

Scotty Gunn
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Scotty Gunn

If you scroll through her comments, she brings it up again about him wearing a gun when the Afghans he met with didn’t. Well, don’t think that they don’t have some concealed here and there.
This “reporter” is an idiot to the extreme, and is so brainwashed that she can’t see straight. A measley handgun in a war theater is nothing. But in her world, it represents evil.

tedd reed
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tedd reed

And I hope the reporter never gets armed,and guess what will happen to him.
Tedd reed

Rick
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Rick

I understand his first choice was a cruise missile but they were out of holsters due to Obama’s cuts.

Grim
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Grim

I see at least four others in the photo who are armed. Not unusual in that neck ‘o the woods.

Bud
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Bud

Had to take a second look and you are correct. One man standing in the background has a side arm and the butt of three ARs are showing among those seated. Hoorah!

Tionico
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Tionico

What I find SHOCKING is that we ONLY see ONE sailor armed. In a setting such as that, anyone and everyone there should be armed and ready.

Anyone else remember Fort Hood one and two?
I hope this “reporter” is shunned henceforth, and banished from entering ANY military installation, permanent or temporary.

James
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James

The good Lord helps those that help themselves. I’ve herd of stubbed reporters but that one takes ever cake in Texas. She is a Libural Democrat asshole. What is it her business anyway?just don’t walk near her with a hard on. You will be accused of reporter molestation. In short looking at a bitch.

Core
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Core

In or out of uniform, I don’t enter a combat zone without a means to defend myself as a member not of the press. Why the hell would he? Weirdo reporters. This is the funniest article I’ve read today.

JohnBored
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JohnBored

Nothing surprises me concerning the Cannabis News Network. Imagine, carrying a firearm in a war zone by someone in the military. SHOCKING. The morons at CNN prove that you can’t fix stupid.

FB
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FB

What do you expect from the “Counterfeit News Network” .

Chuck
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Chuck

A better question would be “Why isn’t everyone armed?” or “Why is only one person armed?”
But then who expects CNN to ask realistic questions?

James
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James

If you look behind them you will see their AR proped against the seats. They are armed. I can count at least 5/weapons.

Timothy Votaw
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Timothy Votaw

Oh so typically ignorant, and truly evident how uninformed these myopic, cookie-cutter clowns in the medIa are. They make me want to puke, an increasing tendency brought on by the level of stupidity these people display.

Missouri Born
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Missouri Born

Anyone working in a hostile zone should be armed for self protection, they don’t call it hazardous duty for no reason.

JS
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JS

You can’t fix stupid!!!!

Dave in Fairfax
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Dave in Fairfax

Yes you can. Send the dumba$$ over there without her guards. Let her interview the locals by herself. It should be amusing. I hear they enjoy female American reporters. It’s a party.

JoeUSooner
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JoeUSooner

I don’t intend to even “put up with” stupidity.

James
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James

The good Lord helps those that help themselves. I’ve herd of stubbed reporters but that one takes ever cake in Texas. She is a Libural Democrat asshole. What is it her business anyway?just don’t walk near her with a hard on. You will be accused of reporter molestation. In short looking at a bitch.

Herb
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Herb

Maybe the real shocker would be how many U.S. personnel “over there” are required to go unarmed while in camp. How many armed people do you see in the picture? It just might be time to change the law and at least allow if not require all personnel with demonstrated capability to go armed. Could that be what is meant by “armed forces?”

Wzrd
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Wzrd

My sentiments exactly.

MBH
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MBH

Proof once again that being liberal is a mental disorder

Erica
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Erica

Please visit CNN in Atlanta. Securtiy is everywhere.
Let’s see if CNN would go a day without armed gaurds, undercover gaurds, metal detectors, cameras everywhere…
how about making CNN a gun free zone…including no gaurds…no weapons, no check points upon entry, no more ID badges…
watch the loons run for cover……

Rock
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Rock

Pretty typical response for a Clinton News Network employee… Clueless lib/Dem hand fed ditz.

Gerald Daniel
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Gerald Daniel

The beginning of the ’91 gulf wars’ landing of Marines was enacted under cover of darkness. As the Marines advanced up the beach they were illuminated by a spotlight held by a CNN reporter to allow cameras to get photos in the darkness. What should have been a discrete operation to land the initial wave of Marines on the beach, was spread for the world to see via a CNN camera crew spotlighting the Marine landing. The Marines did their job securing the beachhead while ignoring the CNN film crew. If I had been a Marine trying to secure a… Read more »

VT Patriot
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VT Patriot

I should think that ‘freedom of the press’ would include having the freedom to get shot in a combat zone. Send them out there alone, with no-one armed, and watch them sing like a kindergarten class about no-one there to protect them.
Karma’s a biotch…..

Raymond Miller
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Raymond Miller

The landing force should have taken out those lights, I remember that stupid move. The troops should have opened fire on them and extinguished those lights.

SK
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SK

I think it was Somalia, not the first gulf war. Not to take from the meaning of your post, just a small technicality.

Rick
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Rick

Stupid fing BITCH

Gunwrites
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Gunwrites

OMG! It is snowing!

Philip Parker
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Philip Parker

These CNN reporters should be institutionalized, they are to stupid to be walking our streets!! I have never watched a CNN report, that someone did not say something stupid! I just can not stomach even watching a few minutes of CNN any longer!

Andy Buckmichael
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Andy Buckmichael

Sounds like something that a queer male cnn idiot would state.

Janek
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Janek

No mention of the armed detail protecting her and everyone there. Now CNN is using ‘Selective Reporting’ to generate more ‘Fake News’.

Cynthia Carlon
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Cynthia Carlon

How stupid, do you think all the bases are safe places? It’s part of his uniform.

SuperG
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SuperG

What is the world coming to? OMG, an American civilian carrying a gun, especially in a country that is hostile to our presence, could allow for self-defense from homicidal maniacs. I guess CNN wants him to be a victims so they can cover the story.

JD Carpanzano
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JD Carpanzano

It must have been terribly traumatic for a “journalist” to see a member of our military armed in a war zone. He should have been carrying flowers and a box of candy.

Tionico
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Tionico

and a box of chocolate valenltine candies……..