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This is the warped version of "Freeeeeeeeeeeeeedom" that gets the right wingers and the gun goon guys sexually aroused:
A Georgia man panicked parents and children at a local park and baseball field by randomly walking around and displaying his gun to anyone he encountered in the parking lot.
According to witnesses who spoke with WSB-TV, the man wandered around the Forsythe County park last Tuesday night showing his gun to strangers, telling them “there’s nothing you can do about it.”
“Anyone who was just walking by – you had parents and children coming in for the game – and he’s just standing here, walking around [saying] ‘You want to see my gun? Look, I got a gun and there’s nothing you can do about it.’ He knew he was frightening people. He knew exactly what he was doing,” said parent Karen Rabb.
Rabb said that the man’s intimidating behavior panicked parents causing them to hustle children who were there to play baseball to safety after the man refused to leave.
“It got to the point where we took the kids and brought them into the dugout and the parents lined up in front of the dugout,” Rabb said.
Police report they received 22 calls to 911 reporting the man.
After deputies arrived, they questioned the man who produced a permit for the handgun.
According to authorities, since the man made no verbal threats or gestures, they couldn’t arrest him or ask him to leave.
The state of Georgia, under control of conservative Republicans, recently passed the most extreme loosening of gun laws of any state in the country and their Republican Governor signed it in to law. They basically gave carte blanche privilege to the gun goons to carry their killing toys just about anywhere they want to, including airports, churches, bars and other locations where the general public tends to gather for normally peaceful activities.
And the end result is this:
Parent Paris Horton, whose son was playing on the baseball diamond at the time of the incident, questioned the man’s motives.
“Why would anyone be walking around a public park, with a lot of children and parents and people here playing baseball, and he’s walking around with a gun?” said Horton. “I don’t think the parents would have been nervous had he just had the gun in his holster and was just watching the game.”
Rabb told a reporter that her 6-year-old son Ethan, who was playing on the field, later asked her about the man.
“When I was reading my son’s story last night, he turned to me and said ‘Mommy, did that man want to kill me?’” said a tearful Rabb.http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/04/26/georgia-man-flaunts-gun-at-local-little-league-field-intimidating-parents-and-children/#.U10rdIXgfWs.twitter
Yes indeedy -- "Freeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeedom!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Freedom for the cowardly nuts like the asshole in this story who like fondling their guns just as much as they do their genitals for sure, but not so much freedom for the rest of society who just want to take their kids to a fucking little league baseball game without having to fear whether or not the cretin strutting around like Yosemite Sam is legally allowed to do so, and whether he is or not, if his mind and intentions are sane and benevolent.
Btw - did anyone note what the parents of the kids did, based on the fact that they did not know what the armed man's intentions were? They gathered all the kids, put them in a dugout on the baseball field and all of the parents formed a protective shield line in front of their kids. Contrast that with what the gun-toting goons in Nevada said they would do to protect their gun goon rights -- they would line all the women up front and let them take the first shot. Fucking cowards --- all of them.
But this is the Tea Party's vision of a future America dear readers. If you allow them to make that vision a reality, you have nobody to blame but yourselves. Get involved, get out and vote and vote for anyone other than the Teabagger and NRA suck-up candidates. That's our only hope.