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2013-02-03 12:02:44 AM  
If there were something he could have done to protect himself.
 
2013-02-03 12:03:15 AM  
We need more guns in the gun ranges so this kind of thing can never happen again!
 
2013-02-03 12:05:24 AM  
This is an Irony, not Scary, though someone didn't belong at that range.
 
2013-02-03 12:05:54 AM  

Metalman71589: We need more guns in the gun ranges so this kind of thing can never happen again!


well done, sir
 
2013-02-03 12:06:01 AM  
So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.
 
2013-02-03 12:06:10 AM  
Maybe he'll write a horribly trite and self-serving book about it if the logistics don't get in the way.
 
2013-02-03 12:06:11 AM  
He's going to have a whole bunch of pissed off ghosts waiting to greet him in the after world. Nobody likes a camper.
 
2013-02-03 12:06:12 AM  
G*d D@mmit, everyone hates a TK.
 
2013-02-03 12:06:21 AM  
deadliest sniper in U.S. history

He never killed anyone. His gun did.
 
2013-02-03 12:06:21 AM  
What was that about no shootings ever at a gun range again?
 
2013-02-03 12:07:35 AM  
We obviously need to put armed guards at every gun range, so unhinged people like this don't see them as targets of opportunity.
 
2013-02-03 12:07:35 AM  

Karne: He's going to have a whole bunch of pissed off ghosts waiting to greet him in the after world. Nobody likes a camper.


You won the internet today. We'll have to give you both Saturday and Sunday given the whole time zone thing.
 
2013-02-03 12:07:52 AM  

Frank N Stein: deadliest sniper in U.S. history

He never killed anyone. His gun did.


His gun never killed anyone either, you dirty lib.  It's the bullets that are generally fatal.
 
2013-02-03 12:07:59 AM  
th05.deviantart.net

To soon?
 
2013-02-03 12:08:03 AM  

Frank N Stein: deadliest sniper in U.S. history

He never killed anyone. His gun did.


I doubt it.  I suspect the bullets had more to do with it.
 
2013-02-03 12:08:07 AM  

ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.



You do realize that Canadian troops have fought along side ours in the Middle East, right?
 
2013-02-03 12:08:34 AM  
medicolegal.tripod.com
 
2013-02-03 12:08:49 AM  

ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.


I know I shouldn't feed the trolls, but I'm surprised you don't know that a lot of the "insurgents" in Iraq were from places like Yemen, Somalia, Lebanon, etc.  Even some Iranian covert ops teams working to destabilize the new regime.
 
2013-02-03 12:09:10 AM  
God bless the man for his service to our country. Crazy struck again and he was in Crazy's way.
 
2013-02-03 12:09:18 AM  

ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.


i513.photobucket.com
 
2013-02-03 12:09:30 AM  
what was that about the need for better treatment for mental illnesses?
 
2013-02-03 12:09:47 AM  
In my best Alex Jones voice "Add another name to the Obama death list 1776 is coming again"
 
2013-02-03 12:10:12 AM  

ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.


i106.photobucket.com
 
2013-02-03 12:10:15 AM  
The first 10 commenters can all go and EABOD. RIP hero
 
2013-02-03 12:10:22 AM  
First John Noveske, then Keith Ratliff, now Chris Kyle? Something fishy going on here...
 
2013-02-03 12:10:36 AM  

HotWingAgenda: ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.

I know I shouldn't feed the trolls, but I'm surprised you don't know that a lot of the "insurgents" in Iraq were from places like Yemen, Somalia, Lebanon, etc.  Even some Iranian covert ops teams working to destabilize the new regime.


The entire purpose of the Iraq war was to create instability.
 
2013-02-03 12:10:49 AM  
ah, the sniper's mortal enemy: the team swapping TKer.
 
2013-02-03 12:10:55 AM  

HotWingAgenda: ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.

I know I shouldn't feed the trolls, but I'm surprised you don't know that a lot of the "insurgents" in Iraq were from places like Yemen, Somalia, Lebanon, etc.  Even some Iranian covert ops teams working to destabilize the new regime.


The sniper is farking coward. There is no honor in killing someone from a distance with the flex of a finger.

/Unless it's with a remotely guided drone.
 
2013-02-03 12:11:05 AM  
I don't even know what to say.

That sucks.
 
2013-02-03 12:11:07 AM  
Oh wow, I have a gun nut friend who is constantly posting on Facebook how you never see shootings at gun ranges. This is getting forwarded to him.
 
2013-02-03 12:11:24 AM  

TOWG: The first 10 commenters can all go and EABOD. RIP hero


Describe how he was a hero. And...go.
 
2013-02-03 12:12:10 AM  
Sad. However, was this the guy who made some bizarre claims about killing Muslims for Jesus, or something to that effect? I vaguely remember a famous American sniper who served in Iraq and made some really creepy comments about how he enjoyed killing people over there.
 
2013-02-03 12:12:25 AM  

ElBarto79: Oh wow, I have a gun nut friend who is constantly posting on Facebook how you never see shootings at gun ranges. This is getting forwarded to him.


The important thing is that this dead soldier proved you right with your facebook friend.
 
2013-02-03 12:12:33 AM  

TOWG: The first 10 commenters can all go and EABOD. RIP hero


Let's make it 13 as I rather enjoy dicks.
 
2013-02-03 12:13:13 AM  

TOWG: The first 10 commenters can all go and EABOD. RIP hero



Seconded.
 
2013-02-03 12:13:31 AM  

ElBarto79: Oh wow, I have a gun nut friend who is constantly posting on Facebook how you never see shootings at gun ranges. This is getting forwarded to him.


That'll teach him.
 
2013-02-03 12:13:47 AM  
Live by the gun ...
 
2013-02-03 12:13:52 AM  

Plant Rights Activist: ah, the sniper's mortal enemy: the team swapping TKer.


Bastard. I was going to simply mumble something respectfully bland, but now I'm coughing up the remains of a freshly-baked chocolate chip cookie that tried to go down the wrong way, and it's YOUR fault.
 
2013-02-03 12:14:01 AM  

HotWingAgenda: ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.

I know I shouldn't feed the trolls, but I'm surprised you don't know that a lot of the "insurgents" in Iraq were from places like Yemen, Somalia, Lebanon, etc.  Even some Iranian covert ops teams working to destabilize the new regime.


well there's your problem
 
2013-02-03 12:14:33 AM  

Wayne 985: Sad. However, was this the guy who made some bizarre claims about killing Muslims for Jesus, or something to that effect? I vaguely remember a famous American sniper who served in Iraq and made some really creepy comments about how he enjoyed killing people over there.


That was this guy.
 
2013-02-03 12:14:45 AM  

Karne: He's going to have a whole bunch of pissed off ghosts waiting to greet him in the after world. Nobody likes a camper.


i pissed myself thank you!
 
2013-02-03 12:14:50 AM  

ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.


Jesus wept, you are a sorry sack of ass
 
2013-02-03 12:15:09 AM  
*Maybe the deadliest.

Sad event, this.
 
2013-02-03 12:15:16 AM  
...and the Feds want to take away OUR guns?  Fark that, we need to take away the Governments guns, they obviously have no clue how to operate them safely.
 
2013-02-03 12:15:18 AM  
What I feel will make this even more sad is if we find out that the argument that started this was over something as trivial as a Navy v Marines pissing contest.  Rest your oars, sailor.
 
JVD
2013-02-03 12:15:33 AM  
What a tragedy. God bless him.
 
2013-02-03 12:15:47 AM  
Well this sucks, I guess crazy is a little hard to notice.
 
2013-02-03 12:15:52 AM  

SacriliciousBeerSwiller: Wayne 985: Sad. However, was this the guy who made some bizarre claims about killing Muslims for Jesus, or something to that effect? I vaguely remember a famous American sniper who served in Iraq and made some really creepy comments about how he enjoyed killing people over there.

That was this guy.


Yup.

The guy might be a war hero, but I'm not too keen in having damaged goods being returned.
 
2013-02-03 12:16:20 AM  
RIP
 
2013-02-03 12:16:26 AM  

The_Sponge: TOWG: The first 10 commenters can all go and EABOD. RIP hero


Seconded.


OK, you too, chuckles. How was he a hero.

Seriously, I'm sick of jagoffs calling any dumb asshole with a gun who gets off on killing people a "hero". This guy was a psychopath.
 
2013-02-03 12:16:33 AM  

Just_a_Bear: what was that about the need for better treatment for mental illnesses?


Especially for returning troops. The suicide rate anong Iraq and Afghanistan vets is appalling.
 
2013-02-03 12:16:41 AM  
I have to admit I got a throaty, cough-like chuckle out of this story.
 
2013-02-03 12:16:49 AM  
Too bad he wasn't a sexually deviant minority or something.

Then Fark would have his back.
 
2013-02-03 12:16:53 AM  

preybyemail: ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.

Jesus wept, you are a sorry sack of ass


Jesus is a fictional character.
 
2013-02-03 12:16:58 AM  
couldn't have been the best if he can't no scope
 
2013-02-03 12:16:59 AM  
Hired killer gets killed. Sorry for his family, but it sure looks like he bragged about it. Live by the sword, die by the sword. 

Don't like it? Don't sign up as a government sponsored killer.
 
2013-02-03 12:17:26 AM  
Was this the same sniper who talked about how god guided all his shots and it was god's will they died

If so it is still a shame when someone gets murdered, but I don't have the spare tears for self-righteous angels of death.
 
2013-02-03 12:17:32 AM  
how about the mother who put a bullet in the back of her adult son's head and it was filmed on the security cams at a firing range?

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/30109090/#.UQ3yf6VEF8E
 
2013-02-03 12:17:34 AM  

MrHappyRotter: Frank N Stein: deadliest sniper in U.S. history

He never killed anyone. His gun did.

His gun never killed anyone either, you dirty lib.  It's the bullets that are generally fatal.


Karne: Frank N Stein: deadliest sniper in U.S. history

He never killed anyone. His gun did.

I doubt it.  I suspect the bullets had more to do with it.


I was told that it's the guns that kill people.
 
2013-02-03 12:17:39 AM  

The_Sponge: TOWG: The first 10 commenters can all go and EABOD. RIP hero


Seconded.


How are his actions Heroic? How has any war after W II been worth the lives it destroyed? Our soldiers aren't defending anything but a  mercenary's paycheck paid by the blood of the The People on behalf of corporate interests.
 
2013-02-03 12:18:31 AM  
"Investigators said Routh, a former Marine who is said to suffer from post-traumatic stress syndrome, is believed to have turned his weapon on Kyle and the second victim, killing them both at point-blank range"

Point-Blank Range would be a good name for a gun range.
 
2013-02-03 12:18:38 AM  

ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.


Sooo, by that logic, there's no tragedy in the deaths of any American soldiers who fired on anyone in Iraq.

Disagree with our nation's military goals, fine. But you're just being a dick about the death of someone who you know nothing about beyond a few highlights of their military career, with nothing further (let alone anything useful or insightful) to offer.

/yes, we should never have gone to Iraq
 
2013-02-03 12:18:56 AM  
"This facility has no guns. There's a gun range next door that is well armed with the sniper that killed a bunch of your countrymen. I will not attempt to stop you when you try to exact your revenge on him."
 
2013-02-03 12:18:58 AM  

nmemkha: The_Sponge: TOWG: The first 10 commenters can all go and EABOD. RIP hero


Seconded.

How are his actions Heroic? How has any war after W II been worth the lives it destroyed? Our soldiers aren't defending anything but a  mercenary's paycheck paid by the blood of the The People on behalf of corporate interests.


Yes......cause North Korea is Best Korea.
 
2013-02-03 12:19:07 AM  

ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.


Wow, that's stupid. Even for you.

You do realize that most "insurgents" were actually either A) Foreign Soldiers - namely from Iran, or B) Foreign Fighters who had killboners for Americans, right?
 
2013-02-03 12:19:12 AM  

nmemkha: The_Sponge: TOWG: The first 10 commenters can all go and EABOD. RIP hero


Seconded.

How are his actions Heroic? How has any war after W II been worth the lives it destroyed? Our soldiers aren't defending anything but a  mercenary's paycheck paid by the blood of the The People on behalf of corporate interests.


Relax. We all appreciate your IT job, too. Thank you for your service.
 
2013-02-03 12:19:44 AM  
Still waiting on the two bleeding-hearts who called him a hero. Explain how he was a hero.
 
2013-02-03 12:20:09 AM  

starlost: how about the mother who put a bullet in the back of her adult son's head and it was filmed on the security cams at a firing range?

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/30109090/#.UQ3yf6VEF8E


Damn. People are farked up.
 
2013-02-03 12:20:30 AM  
Thank god shooting spree killers never target gun ranges because they're so well armed.

Also, thankfully, one of the many armed heroes was able to stop this guy before he could commit terror. The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun, is a good guy with a gun.... except when they don't.
 
2013-02-03 12:20:30 AM  
All that PTSD and suicidal behaviour coming home from a couple meaningless wars is going to really start to pile on.

I wonder if they'll gin up a war with Iran just to keep the army personnel from dragging home their murderous rage.
 
2013-02-03 12:20:42 AM  

3StratMan: First John Noveske, then Keith Ratliff, now Chris Kyle? Something fishy going on here...


Not really.Playing with guns just means you're likely to end up being a target
 
2013-02-03 12:20:43 AM  

drayno76: ...and the Feds want to take away OUR guns?  Fark that, we need to take away the Governments guns, they obviously have no clue how to operate them safely.


What article did you read? In this one, a civilian at a civilian range murdered two men with his personal weapon.  Several involved have a federal-service background, but that's it.

The government agents managed to apprehend the unstable shooter without anyone else getting shot.  I'm not one for gun confiscations or bans, but the civilian gun owner in this story looks freaking BAD, and none of the other gunslingers there could do anything to stop him.
 
2013-02-03 12:21:01 AM  

SacriliciousBeerSwiller: Still waiting on the two bleeding-hearts who called him a hero. Explain how he was a hero.


He fell down a well.  That's more than you did.
 
2013-02-03 12:21:23 AM  

Frank N Stein: nmemkha: The_Sponge: TOWG: The first 10 commenters can all go and EABOD. RIP hero


Seconded.

How are his actions Heroic? How has any war after W II been worth the lives it destroyed? Our soldiers aren't defending anything but a  mercenary's paycheck paid by the blood of the The People on behalf of corporate interests.

Relax. We all appreciate your IT job, too. Thank you for your service.


Amusing post, but honestly, it has become a bad cliche to label people "heroes" and then have zero apparent ability to back it up said claim with reason.
 
2013-02-03 12:21:24 AM  

preybyemail: ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.

Jesus wept, you are a sorry sack of ass


3.bp.blogspot.com
 
2013-02-03 12:21:45 AM  

justtray: "This facility has no guns. There's a gun range next door that is well armed with the sniper that killed a bunch of your countrymen. I will not attempt to stop you when you try to exact your revenge on him."


justtray: Thank god shooting spree killers never target gun ranges because they're so well armed.

Also, thankfully, one of the many armed heroes was able to stop this guy before he could commit terror. The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun, is a good guy with a gun.... except when they don't.


Don't stop now. You're on a roll.
 
2013-02-03 12:22:00 AM  

SacriliciousBeerSwiller: Still waiting on the two bleeding-hearts who called him a hero. Explain how he was a hero.


They're ignoring your trolling. It's pretty fail, bro.

100 Watt Walrus: ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.

Sooo, by that logic, there's no tragedy in the deaths of any American soldiers who fired on anyone in Iraq.

Disagree with our nation's military goals, fine. But you're just being a dick about the death of someone who you know nothing about beyond a few highlights of their military career, with nothing further (let alone anything useful or insightful) to offer.

/yes, we should never have gone to Iraq


THIS.
 
2013-02-03 12:22:05 AM  
Thanks, Obama.
 
2013-02-03 12:22:08 AM  

i469.photobucket.com

RIP Chris Crocker

 
2013-02-03 12:22:32 AM  
I'm shocked.

If a man starts shooting people at a gun range, you would figure he would be put down by everyone else at the range as an act of self defense.

I have no idea how he made it away from that range, unless it was a backwoods range where you only find a handful of people shooting.

At a range with 10+ people, that guy would've been toast from the first shot.
 
2013-02-03 12:22:33 AM  
Even if it was a shiatty, pointless war....aaand he may have been a bit jesus freak crazy.....he still was willing to put his own ass on the line for something the civilian leadership of this country asked him to do.

You can have whatever opinion about him that you want.

People like this are national treasures.
RIP
/Liberal
//%100 against going to Iraq in the first place
 
2013-02-03 12:22:50 AM  

100 Watt Walrus: ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.

Sooo, by that logic, there's no tragedy in the deaths of any American soldiers who fired on anyone in Iraq.

Disagree with our nation's military goals, fine. But you're just being a dick about the death of someone who you know nothing about beyond a few highlights of their military career, with nothing further (let alone anything useful or insightful) to offer.

/yes, we should never have gone to Iraq


i970.photobucket.com

/ If they had any integrity they would not have signed up in the first place.
 
2013-02-03 12:23:02 AM  
Protip to all you vets who may be suffering from PTSD. Going to a gun range and handling weapons might not be the best thing to do in your spare time.
 
2013-02-03 12:23:34 AM  

Abox: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: Still waiting on the two bleeding-hearts who called him a hero. Explain how he was a hero.

He fell down a well.  That's more than you did.


This is why I love fark.
 
2013-02-03 12:23:38 AM  

TOWG: The first 10 commenters can all go and EABOD. RIP hero


Which one?
 
2013-02-03 12:24:05 AM  
cdn.head-fi.org
 
2013-02-03 12:24:08 AM  

The_Sponge: ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.


You do realize that Canadian troops have fought along side ours in the Middle East, right?


Yeah! I mean, Iraq, Afghanistan, same shiat, different pile, right.
 
2013-02-03 12:24:09 AM  

super_grass: 100 Watt Walrus: ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.

Sooo, by that logic, there's no tragedy in the deaths of any American soldiers who fired on anyone in Iraq.

Disagree with our nation's military goals, fine. But you're just being a dick about the death of someone who you know nothing about beyond a few highlights of their military career, with nothing further (let alone anything useful or insightful) to offer.

/yes, we should never have gone to Iraq

[i970.photobucket.com image 553x700]

/ If they had any integrity they would not have signed up in the first place.


Careful. Don't cut yourself on that edge.
 
2013-02-03 12:24:18 AM  
I was afraid he was taken out by the Revenge of the Giant Face.

img827.imageshack.us
 
2013-02-03 12:24:42 AM  

Metalman71589: We need more guns in the gun ranges so this kind of thing can never happen again!


and we're done here.

/+10

/RIP, good sir.  you served us all with honor
 
2013-02-03 12:24:44 AM  

halB: I'm shocked.

If a man starts shooting people at a gun range, you would figure he would be put down by everyone else at the range as an act of self defense.

I have no idea how he made it away from that range, unless it was a backwoods range where you only find a handful of people shooting.

At a range with 10+ people, that guy would've been toast from the first shot.


So say the gun nuts anyway. Turns out it doesn't go like that in real life though, right?
 
2013-02-03 12:24:45 AM  
super_grass:
[i970.photobucket.com image 553x700]

/ If they had any integrity they would not have signed up in the first place.


The amusing thing is, Romney included the military in the "47% who need to pay their fair share".
 
2013-02-03 12:24:50 AM  

starlost: how about the mother who put a bullet in the back of her adult son's head and it was filmed on the security cams at a firing range?

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/30109090/#.UQ3yf6VEF8E


holy fark, that's horrible.
 
2013-02-03 12:24:57 AM  

Old enough to know better: Protip to all you vets who may be suffering from PTSD. Going to a gun range and handling weapons might not be the best thing to do in your spare time.


The military should confiscate any weapon a soldier with PTSD has until a therapist says they are better.
 
2013-02-03 12:25:07 AM  

TOWG: The first 10 commenters can all go and EABOD. RIP hero


A whole bag of 'em?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CzbURUrgQao
 
2013-02-03 12:25:29 AM  

ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.


How nice for you.
 
2013-02-03 12:25:30 AM  
Oh this is going to be a glorious thread.

//popcorn
 
2013-02-03 12:25:35 AM  

factoryconnection: drayno76: ...and the Feds want to take away OUR guns?  Fark that, we need to take away the Governments guns, they obviously have no clue how to operate them safely.

What article did you read? In this one, a civilian at a civilian range murdered two men with his personal weapon.  Several involved have a federal-service background, but that's it.

The government agents managed to apprehend the unstable shooter without anyone else getting shot.  I'm not one for gun confiscations or bans, but the civilian gun owner in this story looks freaking BAD, and none of the other gunslingers there could do anything to stop him.


FTA: "Chris Kyle, a former Navy SEAL "

Ask any SEAL, once a SEAL always a SEAL....

FTA: "Investigators said Routh, a former Marine who is said to suffer from post-traumatic stress syndrome "

Ask any Marine, once a Marine always a Marine.

The US government gives thousands of young men high power weapons, trains them to kill without prejudiced, runs them into the ground,
releases them into a killing field for far too long, and then send them home with the knowledge that they fought for some CEO's bottom line
and not a second of therapy.

Yes we need to take the farkin guns away from the government immediately.
 
2013-02-03 12:25:42 AM  
I think that this thread will hit 1000 posts. The only thing it has working against it is that it is late.
 
2013-02-03 12:25:43 AM  

super_grass: [i970.photobucket.com image 553x700]

/ If they had any integrity they would not have signed up in the first place.


www.sadanduseless.com
 
2013-02-03 12:25:51 AM  
BronyMedic: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: Still waiting on the two bleeding-hearts who called him a hero. Explain how he was a hero.

They're ignoring your trolling. It's pretty fail, bro.

It's not trolling. It's an honest request. But apparently, I'm correct in my assertion that nobody can actually back up such claims.............bro.
 
2013-02-03 12:26:19 AM  

Abox: "Investigators said Routh, a former Marine who is said to suffer from post-traumatic stress syndrome, is believed to have turned his weapon on Kyle and the second victim, killing them both at point-blank range"

Point-Blank Range would be a good name for a gun range.


ring.cdandlp.com
 
2013-02-03 12:26:49 AM  

KarmicDisaster: super_grass:
[i970.photobucket.com image 553x700]

/ If they had any integrity they would not have signed up in the first place.

The amusing thing is, Romney included the military in the "47% who need to pay their fair share".


Everyday I hope that Obama calls for a drone strike on the Faux News HQ.
 
2013-02-03 12:26:55 AM  

ontariolightning: preybyemail: ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.

Jesus wept, you are a sorry sack of ass

Jesus is a fictional character.


An atheist? On the internet?

Your surfing the next wave man. On the razors edge! Thats some ground breaking shiat!

Tell us how you told off your moms xtian friend on facebook that one time.
 
2013-02-03 12:27:01 AM  

nmemkha: The_Sponge: TOWG: The first 10 commenters can all go and EABOD. RIP hero


Seconded.

How are his actions Heroic? How has any war after W II been worth the lives it destroyed? Our soldiers aren't defending anything but a  mercenary's paycheck paid by the blood of the The People on behalf of corporate interests.


A person can be a hero by their own actions despite the greater theater of war being a goddamn shame. That includes snipers whose shattered psyches have twisted ethics around to maintain a shred of sanity.

I don't know if this guy was a murderous zealot when he signed up and neither do you. Bit if he joined because he fell for propaganda and wanted to serve at risk of his own life.. Well that is a hero isn't it?

Or do we have another definition to use?

I also believe people fighting on both sides of a war could be called hero by that same measure. Of course, I don't think as highly of heroes as many for that very reason. It doesn't mean right, just, ethical, or smart. At least not to me.
 
2013-02-03 12:27:09 AM  

Smackledorfer: Was this the same sniper who talked about how god guided all his shots and it was god's will they died

If so it is still a shame when someone gets murdered, but I don't have the spare tears for self-righteous angels of death.


i338.photobucket.com
 
2013-02-03 12:28:01 AM  

KarmicDisaster: I think that this thread will hit 1000 posts. The only thing it has working against it is that it is late.


The only bet the bookies will take is the over/under on what time that happens. And I'll put my money on.... 2:35 EST.
 
2013-02-03 12:28:04 AM  
c9900913.r13.cf2.rackcdn.com
 
2013-02-03 12:28:06 AM  

SacriliciousBeerSwiller: BronyMedic: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: Still waiting on the two bleeding-hearts who called him a hero. Explain how he was a hero.

They're ignoring your trolling. It's pretty fail, bro.

It's not trolling. It's an honest request. But apparently, I'm correct in my assertion that nobody can actually back up such claims.............bro.


He's a hero because he went to a foreign land, put himself in extreme danger and extreme discomfort, to kill a bunch of people as commanded by the people you put in charge. Satisfactory answer?
 
2013-02-03 12:28:22 AM  
encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com
 
2013-02-03 12:28:40 AM  

BronyMedic: super_grass: [i970.photobucket.com image 553x700]

/ If they had any integrity they would not have signed up in the first place.

[www.sadanduseless.com image 600x435]


I don't glorify murder.

Now go wave a flag like a good little Amerifat.
 
2013-02-03 12:29:39 AM  

Frank N Stein: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: BronyMedic: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: Still waiting on the two bleeding-hearts who called him a hero. Explain how he was a hero.

They're ignoring your trolling. It's pretty fail, bro.

It's not trolling. It's an honest request. But apparently, I'm correct in my assertion that nobody can actually back up such claims.............bro.

He's a hero because he went to a foreign land, put himself in extreme danger and extreme discomfort, to kill a bunch of people as commanded by the people you put in charge. Satisfactory answer?


He enjoyed it and he wasn't defending his country. Sh*tty answer.
 
2013-02-03 12:29:48 AM  

Frank N Stein: He's a hero because he went to a foreign land, put himself in extreme danger and extreme discomfort, to kill a bunch of people as commanded by the people you put in charge. Satisfactory answer?


www.dogfacesoldiers.org
PTSD......whaaaaaaat's that???????????????????
 
2013-02-03 12:30:03 AM  

HempHead: [medicolegal.tripod.com image 720x540]


I'll take S-Words of $1000, Alex.
 
2013-02-03 12:30:04 AM  

SacriliciousBeerSwiller: It's not trolling. It's an honest request. But apparently, I'm correct in my assertion that nobody can actually back up such claims.............bro.


If you're actually being serious? He's a hero for undertaking a mission which only a select group of human beings, the number of which could be counted in the low thousands, in the history of the United States have been able to do. In doing so, he placed himself at extreme risk of capture by an enemy who would neither respect the laws and conventions of warfare, but would gleefully do horrific things to his corpse long after tortuing and murdering him to do so. His mission not only placed him in the realm of disproportionate risk as a soldier, but also provided a scalpel instead of a sledgehammer, allowing American and allied forces to do what they needed to do, without endangering civilians and noncombattants as much as a drone strike or artillery strike would have.

He did this while honoribly serving his country, and upholding the laws and values of the UCMJ and the conventions which we stuck to, even while others didn't.

So yes. That's why he's a hero. Some people aren't satisfied being BASH Commandos in a cubicle.
 
2013-02-03 12:30:34 AM  

super_grass: Amerifat.


>>>4chan.org
 
2013-02-03 12:30:46 AM  

ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.


He probably was a sociopath anyways.  (Pig rule applies, it's okay to kill and eat a pig, he'd do the same for you no problem)

\Friend once told me his dad an MP in Korea, used to wake up screaming on a regular basis.
 
2013-02-03 12:30:51 AM  

SacriliciousBeerSwiller: OK, you too, chuckles. How was he a hero.



By killing terrorists and doing more with his life than you ever will with yours.
 
2013-02-03 12:31:02 AM  

Frank N Stein: justtray: "This facility has no guns. There's a gun range next door that is well armed with the sniper that killed a bunch of your countrymen. I will not attempt to stop you when you try to exact your revenge on him."

justtray: Thank god shooting spree killers never target gun ranges because they're so well armed.

Also, thankfully, one of the many armed heroes was able to stop this guy before he could commit terror. The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun, is a good guy with a gun.... except when they don't.

Don't stop now. You're on a roll.


Nah that's enough. That fully destroys a couple really stupid gun-nut talking points. Don't worry, I'm sure you'll come up with some new, equally invalid ones next week.

Open wide, liberals are coming!
 
2013-02-03 12:31:04 AM  
At least he died doing what he loved.
 
2013-02-03 12:31:25 AM  

BronyMedic: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: It's not trolling. It's an honest request. But apparently, I'm correct in my assertion that nobody can actually back up such claims.............bro.

If you're actually being serious? He's a hero for undertaking a mission which only a select group of human beings, the number of which could be counted in the low thousands, in the history of the United States have been able to do. In doing so, he placed himself at extreme risk of capture by an enemy who would neither respect the laws and conventions of warfare, but would gleefully do horrific things to his corpse long after tortuing and murdering him to do so. His mission not only placed him in the realm of disproportionate risk as a soldier, but also provided a scalpel instead of a sledgehammer, allowing American and allied forces to do what they needed to do, without endangering civilians and noncombattants as much as a drone strike or artillery strike would have.

He did this while honoribly serving his country, and upholding the laws and values of the UCMJ and the conventions which we stuck to, even while others didn't.

So yes. That's why he's a hero. Some people aren't satisfied being BASH Commandos in a cubicle.


So he followed orders and was very good at it.... So were Nazi war criminals.... They heroes too? Your turn.
 
2013-02-03 12:31:40 AM  

MrHappyRotter: At least he died doing what he loved.


ok...........that one cost a keyboard
 
2013-02-03 12:31:46 AM  

BronyMedic: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: It's not trolling. It's an honest request. But apparently, I'm correct in my assertion that nobody can actually back up such claims.............bro.

If you're actually being serious? He's a hero for undertaking a mission which only a select group of human beings, the number of which could be counted in the low thousands, in the history of the United States have been able to do. In doing so, he placed himself at extreme risk of capture by an enemy who would neither respect the laws and conventions of warfare, but would gleefully do horrific things to his corpse long after tortuing and murdering him to do so. His mission not only placed him in the realm of disproportionate risk as a soldier, but also provided a scalpel instead of a sledgehammer, allowing American and allied forces to do what they needed to do, without endangering civilians and noncombattants as much as a drone strike or artillery strike would have.

He did this while honoribly serving his country, and upholding the laws and values of the UCMJ and the conventions which we stuck to, even while others didn't.

So yes. That's why he's a hero. Some people aren't satisfied being BASH Commandos in a cubicle.



*Applause*
 
2013-02-03 12:31:49 AM  

Frank N Stein: super_grass: Amerifat.

>>>4chan.org


Do I look like a hacker who plagiarizes Reddit?
 
2013-02-03 12:32:01 AM  

SacriliciousBeerSwiller: Frank N Stein: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: BronyMedic: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: Still waiting on the two bleeding-hearts who called him a hero. Explain how he was a hero.

They're ignoring your trolling. It's pretty fail, bro.

It's not trolling. It's an honest request. But apparently, I'm correct in my assertion that nobody can actually back up such claims.............bro.

He's a hero because he went to a foreign land, put himself in extreme danger and extreme discomfort, to kill a bunch of people as commanded by the people you put in charge. Satisfactory answer?

He enjoyed it and he wasn't defending his country. Sh*tty answer.


(but thanks for actually providing some framework for your rationale...most people don't bother)
 
2013-02-03 12:32:09 AM  

super_grass: BronyMedic: super_grass: [i970.photobucket.com image 553x700]

/ If they had any integrity they would not have signed up in the first place.

[www.sadanduseless.com image 600x435]

I don't glorify murder.

Now go wave a flag like a good little Amerifat.


Oh look. You're so edgy. It's not "glorifying murder" to honor someone who served his country with distinction and honor. And it's not "murder" to put a bullet in the head of another soldier in wartime who is in the process of gunning down your buddies.

No country, or law, in the entire world defines murder as a death in active combat. But you go right on farking that chicken.
 
2013-02-03 12:32:09 AM  

ElBarto79: Oh wow, I have a gun nut friend who is constantly posting on Facebook how you never see shootings at gun ranges. This is getting forwarded to him.


My guess is he will respond in a completely rational and well thought out manner that will involve no ad hominem attacks and an admission of his erroneous thinking.
 
2013-02-03 12:32:18 AM  

SacriliciousBeerSwiller: Frank N Stein: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: BronyMedic: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: Still waiting on the two bleeding-hearts who called him a hero. Explain how he was a hero.

They're ignoring your trolling. It's pretty fail, bro.

It's not trolling. It's an honest request. But apparently, I'm correct in my assertion that nobody can actually back up such claims.............bro.

He's a hero because he went to a foreign land, put himself in extreme danger and extreme discomfort, to kill a bunch of people as commanded by the people you put in charge. Satisfactory answer?

He enjoyed it and he wasn't defending his country. Sh*tty answer.


Never claimed he defended the country. But he was ordered there by the people you put in charge.

Sorry that definition of "hero" is subjective. I'm also sorry that you're bitter about being on Fark on a Saturday night.
 
2013-02-03 12:32:21 AM  

Phil Moskowitz: All that PTSD and suicidal behaviour coming home from a couple meaningless wars is going to really start to pile on.

I wonder if they'll gin up a war with Iran just to keep the army personnel from dragging home their murderous rage.


Take someone that is mentally unstable, put them in a uniform to run amuck for a few years. That will get them home right as rain. No problems whatsoever.
 
2013-02-03 12:32:40 AM  

MrHappyRotter: At least he died doing what he loved.


*snort* *cough* muh beer!
 
2013-02-03 12:32:48 AM  

Mad_Radhu: We obviously need to put armed guards at every gun range, so unhinged people like this don't see them as targets of opportunity.


FTFA: Routh, a former Marine who is said to suffer from post-traumatic stress syndrome

Doesn't sound like this was a "target of opportunity" situation as much as a "it's really too bad how little attention or care we give to the effect war has on the mental health of the soldiers who fight it" situation.
 
2013-02-03 12:33:01 AM  
God bless and God speed. Snipers are a special breed. Killers in every respect. Its what they are trained and deployed to do.
 
2013-02-03 12:33:20 AM  

TOWG: The first 10 commenters can all go and EABOD. RIP hero


I'm not clear on what makes a sniper a hero.
 
2013-02-03 12:33:35 AM  
Rough Creek Lodge near Glen Rose? Wow. I've actually been there...
 
2013-02-03 12:33:47 AM  

Smackledorfer: Bit if he joined because he fell for propaganda and wanted to serve at risk of his own life.. Well that is a hero isn't it?


You talking about the SEAL or the Marine?
 
2013-02-03 12:33:55 AM  

The_Sponge: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: OK, you too, chuckles. How was he a hero.


By killing terrorists and doing more with his life than you ever will with yours.


I read 'life' as 'wife' there and thought "boy is this shiat getting personal". :)
 
2013-02-03 12:34:02 AM  

drayno76: So he followed orders and was very good at it.... So were Nazi war criminals.... They heroes too? Your turn.


That's a stupid argument, and you win the dumbass-of-the-thread award for making it, and turning a Godwin.

The Nazis neither followed the laws and conventions of warfare of which they were a signatary to, or even their own national rules and regulations regarding the treatment of combatants and occupied peoples. It's a false comparison only someone either poorly educated in history, or entirely disingenious with an agenda would promote.
 
2013-02-03 12:34:28 AM  

justtray: Frank N Stein: justtray: "This facility has no guns. There's a gun range next door that is well armed with the sniper that killed a bunch of your countrymen. I will not attempt to stop you when you try to exact your revenge on him."

justtray: Thank god shooting spree killers never target gun ranges because they're so well armed.

Also, thankfully, one of the many armed heroes was able to stop this guy before he could commit terror. The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun, is a good guy with a gun.... except when they don't.

Don't stop now. You're on a roll.

Nah that's enough. That fully destroys a couple really stupid gun-nut talking points. Don't worry, I'm sure you'll come up with some new, equally invalid ones next week.

Open wide, liberals are coming!


We're all very proud of you.
 
2013-02-03 12:34:43 AM  

wademh: TOWG: The first 10 commenters can all go and EABOD. RIP hero

I'm not clear on what makes a sniper a hero.


The chef in the mess hall.
 
2013-02-03 12:34:45 AM  

Smackledorfer: The_Sponge: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: OK, you too, chuckles. How was he a hero.


By killing terrorists and doing more with his life than you ever will with yours.

I read 'life' as 'wife' there and thought "boy is this shiat getting personal". :)



Ha!
 
2013-02-03 12:34:46 AM  

SacriliciousBeerSwiller: BronyMedic: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: Still waiting on the two bleeding-hearts who called him a hero. Explain how he was a hero.

They're ignoring your trolling. It's pretty fail, bro.

It's not trolling. It's an honest request. But apparently, I'm correct in my assertion that nobody can actually back up such claims.............bro.



It is very obvious trolling.

You asked someone to explain why they feel someone is a hero. What makes someone a hero is a matter of opinion. It's obvious that--even if they present facts--you'll be in a position to say, "Well, that's stupid. That is an opinion."

Pretty much the first lesson plan in Trolling 101, that stuff.
 
2013-02-03 12:34:54 AM  

Frank N Stein: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: BronyMedic: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: Still waiting on the two bleeding-hearts who called him a hero. Explain how he was a hero.

They're ignoring your trolling. It's pretty fail, bro.

It's not trolling. It's an honest request. But apparently, I'm correct in my assertion that nobody can actually back up such claims.............bro.

He's a hero because he went to a foreign land, put himself in extreme danger and extreme discomfort, to kill a bunch of people as commanded by the people you put in charge. Satisfactory answer?


Ehhhhh, I have to disagree. Forgetting Chris Kyle, that definition would make members of al Qaeda "heroes".
 
2013-02-03 12:35:00 AM  

The_Sponge: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: OK, you too, chuckles. How was he a hero.


By killing terrorists and doing more with his life than you ever will with yours.


I personally think it's cute that you hold up armed services as "doing more with their lives than you ever will."

My job makes healthcare safer on a broad scale, and thus, by proxy, saves lives.

Did this guy's sniping people in a third world country from a mile away really constitute doing more than I will ever do in my life? I'm just curious how deep your delusion is.
 
2013-02-03 12:35:15 AM  
Between this and Fort Hood, those soldiers down in Texas don't seem all that good at defending themselves against crazy guys with guns.
 
2013-02-03 12:35:16 AM  

BronyMedic: drayno76: So he followed orders and was very good at it.... So were Nazi war criminals.... They heroes too? Your turn.

That's a stupid argument, and you win the dumbass-of-the-thread award for making it, and turning a Godwin.

The Nazis neither followed the laws and conventions of warfare of which they were a signatary to, or even their own national rules and regulations regarding the treatment of combatants and occupied peoples. It's a false comparison only someone either poorly educated in history, or entirely disingenious with an agenda would promote.


Your turn.....
 
2013-02-03 12:35:25 AM  

SacriliciousBeerSwiller: Frank N Stein: nmemkha: The_Sponge: TOWG: The first 10 commenters can all go and EABOD. RIP hero


Seconded.

How are his actions Heroic? How has any war after W II been worth the lives it destroyed? Our soldiers aren't defending anything but a  mercenary's paycheck paid by the blood of the The People on behalf of corporate interests.

Relax. We all appreciate your IT job, too. Thank you for your service.

Amusing post, but honestly, it has become a bad cliche to label people "heroes" and then have zero apparent ability to back it up said claim with reason.


Exactly.
 
2013-02-03 12:35:53 AM  
i.huffpost.com
 
2013-02-03 12:36:05 AM  
Instead of posting your opinions here, I think some of you should talk about your idiotic beliefs right outside your local VFW Hall.
 
2013-02-03 12:36:05 AM  
Im not even gonna bother trolling this, the Westboro baptist church will take care of that at the funeral
 
2013-02-03 12:36:07 AM  

BronyMedic: super_grass: BronyMedic: super_grass: [i970.photobucket.com image 553x700]

/ If they had any integrity they would not have signed up in the first place.

[www.sadanduseless.com image 600x435]

I don't glorify murder.

Now go wave a flag like a good little Amerifat.

Oh look. You're so edgy. It's not "glorifying murder" to honor someone who served his country with distinction and honor. And it's not "murder" to put a bullet in the head of another soldier in wartime who is in the process of gunning down your buddies.

No country, or law, in the entire world defines murder as a death in active combat. But you go right on farking that chicken.


What did he defend?  How did he serve?

He killed a bunch of people who posed zero danger to himself or his country.

If a teenager prison guard can be indicted half a century after serving for Nazi Germany, then an adult solder deserves no sympathy for serving imperial america.
 
2013-02-03 12:36:33 AM  

BronyMedic: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: It's not trolling. It's an honest request. But apparently, I'm correct in my assertion that nobody can actually back up such claims.............bro.

If you're actually being serious? He's a hero for undertaking a mission which only a select group of human beings, the number of which could be counted in the low thousands, in the history of the United States have been able to do. In doing so, he placed himself at extreme risk of capture by an enemy who would neither respect the laws and conventions of warfare, but would gleefully do horrific things to his corpse long after tortuing and murdering him to do so. His mission not only placed him in the realm of disproportionate risk as a soldier, but also provided a scalpel instead of a sledgehammer, allowing American and allied forces to do what they needed to do, without endangering civilians and noncombattants as much as a drone strike or artillery strike would have.

He did this while honoribly serving his country, and upholding the laws and values of the UCMJ and the conventions which we stuck to, even while others didn't.

So yes. That's why he's a hero. Some people aren't satisfied being BASH Commandos in a cubicle.


Summary: he's a hero because some bureaucrats wanted him to snipe some people, and he enjoyed that type of work, so he did it. Awesome. As is typical, you draw a big implicit line at the point of actually questioning the value of said service, and take it for granted that mere service is grounds for "heroism". What makes him any more heroic than any sniper for any other country in any other war? And...go!
 
2013-02-03 12:36:37 AM  
Back in Saint Reagans day, these people were the heroes.

i.imgur.com
 
2013-02-03 12:36:38 AM  

McFifenstein: God bless and God speed. Snipers are a special breed. Killers in every respect. Its what they are trained and deployed to do.


This post encapsulates America's gun culture for me.God, guns and glory. Yeehaa!
 
2013-02-03 12:36:58 AM  

Nina_Hartley's_Ass: Smackledorfer: Bit if he joined because he fell for propaganda and wanted to serve at risk of his own life.. Well that is a hero isn't it?

You talking about the SEAL or the Marine?


It goes to everyone who meets those conditions.
 
2013-02-03 12:37:06 AM  

Wayne 985: Ehhhhh, I have to disagree. Forgetting Chris Kyle, that definition would make members of al Qaeda "heroes".


And to their people, they are. It's all subjective, people.
 
2013-02-03 12:37:22 AM  
Tommy

I went into a public-'ouse to get a pint o' beer,The publican 'e up an' sez, "We serve no red-coats here."The girls be'ind the bar they laughed an' giggled fit to die,I outs into the street again an' to myself sez I: O it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Tommy, go away"; But it's "Thank you, Mister Atkins", when the band begins to play, The band begins to play, my boys, the band begins to play, O it's "Thank you, Mister Atkins", when the band begins to play. I went into a theatre as sober as could be,They gave a drunk civilian room, but 'adn't none for me;They sent me to the gallery or round the music-'alls,But when it comes to fightin', Lord! they'll shove me in the stalls! For it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Tommy, wait outside"; But it's "Special train for Atkins" when the trooper's on the tide, The troopship's on the tide, my boys, the troopship's on the tide, O it's "Special train for Atkins" when the trooper's on the tide. Yes, makin' mock o' uniforms that guard you while you sleepIs cheaper than them uniforms, an' they're starvation cheap;An' hustlin' drunken soldiers when they're goin' large a bitIs five times better business than paradin' in full kit. Then it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Tommy, 'ow's yer soul?" But it's "Thin red line of 'eroes" when the drums begin to roll, The drums begin to roll, my boys, the drums begin to roll, O it's "Thin red line of 'eroes" when the drums begin to roll. We aren't no thin red 'eroes, nor we aren't no blackguards too,But single men in barricks, most remarkable like you;An' if sometimes our conduck isn't all your fancy paints,Why, single men in barricks don't grow into plaster saints; While it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Tommy, fall be'ind", But it's "Please to walk in front, sir", when there's trouble in the wind, There's trouble in the wind, my boys, there's trouble in the wind, O it's "Please to walk in front, sir", when there's trouble in the wind. You talk o' better food for us, an' schools, an' fires, an' all:We'll wait for extry rations if you treat us rational.Don't mess about the cook-room slops, but prove it to our faceThe Widow's Uniform is not the soldier-man's disgrace. For it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' "Chuck him out, the brute!" But it's "Saviour of 'is country" when the guns begin to shoot; An' it's Tommy this, an' Tommy that, an' anything you please; An' Tommy ain't a bloomin' fool -- you bet that Tommy sees!
 
2013-02-03 12:37:36 AM  

HotWingAgenda: ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.

I know I shouldn't feed the trolls, but I'm surprised you don't know that a lot of the "insurgents" in Iraq were from places like Yemen, Somalia, Lebanon, etc.  Even some Iranian covert ops teams working to destabilize the new regime.


So you're saying that only people from the US of A are entitled to interfere in the affairs of other nations?

Also do you not recall those foreigners that helped out in a certain revolution of north American east coast colonies against English rule? Or when the federal government sent americans overseas to throw invaders out of other countries?

Furthermore is US puppet regime really in the interests of those countries in the region?

Besides, I don't see a troll here. It's really is an irony/karma sort of thing.

drayno76: Yes we need to take the farkin guns away from the government immediately.


Yep. And the drones too. It's amazing the hypocrisy of those in the government. They have killed untold numbers of children in these foreign wars, drone attacks... and many more through economic sanctions.  Then their corporate profits for the drug companies. (Mass shooters have been on or suffering withdrawal from their products time and time again)
 
2013-02-03 12:37:45 AM  

The_Sponge: Instead of posting your opinions here, I think some of you should talk about your idiotic beliefs right outside your local VFW Hall.


But that would be scary.
 
2013-02-03 12:37:47 AM  
But that's the thing with Marines-you beat them down and they come back for more. - Chris Kyle.

rlv.zcache.com
 
2013-02-03 12:37:52 AM  
Can the killer still collect the bounty?  Or is it only valid in Iraq?
 
2013-02-03 12:37:54 AM  

Wayne 985: Frank N Stein: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: BronyMedic: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: Still waiting on the two bleeding-hearts who called him a hero. Explain how he was a hero.

They're ignoring your trolling. It's pretty fail, bro.

It's not trolling. It's an honest request. But apparently, I'm correct in my assertion that nobody can actually back up such claims.............bro.

He's a hero because he went to a foreign land, put himself in extreme danger and extreme discomfort, to kill a bunch of people as commanded by the people you put in charge. Satisfactory answer?

Ehhhhh, I have to disagree. Forgetting Chris Kyle, that definition would make members of al Qaeda "heroes".


ding ding ding. My work is done.
 
2013-02-03 12:38:12 AM  

Metalman71589: We need more guns in the gun ranges so this kind of thing can never happen again!



We need to start stationing people with guns inside of gun ranges to defend gun ranges from this happening in the future.
 
2013-02-03 12:38:27 AM  

drayno76: BronyMedic: drayno76: So he followed orders and was very good at it.... So were Nazi war criminals.... They heroes too? Your turn.

That's a stupid argument, and you win the dumbass-of-the-thread award for making it, and turning a Godwin.

The Nazis neither followed the laws and conventions of warfare of which they were a signatary to, or even their own national rules and regulations regarding the treatment of combatants and occupied peoples. It's a false comparison only someone either poorly educated in history, or entirely disingenious with an agenda would promote.

Your turn.....


upkasthope.files.wordpress.com
I just answered your insinuation that because I believe an honorable Navy SEAL is a hero, I worship the Nazis. I believe the rebuttal is on you, my dear retard. Do you have anything of substance to respond with, or should I just write you off as another piss-poor troll?
 
2013-02-03 12:38:35 AM  

Molavian: Too bad he wasn't a sexually deviant minority or something.

Then Fark would have his back.


Something like a Republican priest?
 
2013-02-03 12:38:39 AM  

The_Sponge: Instead of posting your opinions here, I think some of you should talk about your idiotic beliefs right outside your local VFW Hall.


Are you kidding? Those fnckers are crazy!
 
2013-02-03 12:38:44 AM  

halB: I'm shocked.

If a man starts shooting people at a gun range, you would figure he would be put down by everyone else at the range as an act of self defense.

I have no idea how he made it away from that range, unless it was a backwoods range where you only find a handful of people shooting.

At a range with 10+ people, that guy would've been toast from the first shot.


Not so much.  If he murdered the others quickly and then discarded/dropped his gun, no one would have any legal right to shoot him at that point.
 
2013-02-03 12:39:09 AM  

BronyMedic: drayno76: BronyMedic: drayno76: So he followed orders and was very good at it.... So were Nazi war criminals.... They heroes too? Your turn.

That's a stupid argument, and you win the dumbass-of-the-thread award for making it, and turning a Godwin.

The Nazis neither followed the laws and conventions of warfare of which they were a signatary to, or even their own national rules and regulations regarding the treatment of combatants and occupied peoples. It's a false comparison only someone either poorly educated in history, or entirely disingenious with an agenda would promote.

Your turn.....

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I just answered your insinuation that because I believe an honorable Navy SEAL is a hero, I worship the Nazis. I believe the rebuttal is on you, my dear retard. Do you have anything of substance to respond with, or should I just write you off as another piss-poor troll?


Keep reading broney... the picture didn't post in the first one.... keep trying,.
 
2013-02-03 12:39:27 AM  

Wayne 985: Frank N Stein: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: BronyMedic: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: Still waiting on the two bleeding-hearts who called him a hero. Explain how he was a hero.

They're ignoring your trolling. It's pretty fail, bro.

It's not trolling. It's an honest request. But apparently, I'm correct in my assertion that nobody can actually back up such claims.............bro.

He's a hero because he went to a foreign land, put himself in extreme danger and extreme discomfort, to kill a bunch of people as commanded by the people you put in charge. Satisfactory answer?

Ehhhhh, I have to disagree. Forgetting Chris Kyle, that definition would make members of al Qaeda "heroes".


And some are. See my other posts if you want more detail.

How would you define hero such that the enemy faction has none?
 
2013-02-03 12:39:56 AM  

Wayne 985: Sad. However, was this the guy who made some bizarre claims about killing Muslims for Jesus, or something to that effect?

S



Sounds bizarre now, but that attitude would have been perfectly acceptable back in the 11th century...
 
2013-02-03 12:39:58 AM  

Frank N Stein: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: BronyMedic: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: Still waiting on the two bleeding-hearts who called him a hero. Explain how he was a hero.

They're ignoring your trolling. It's pretty fail, bro.

It's not trolling. It's an honest request. But apparently, I'm correct in my assertion that nobody can actually back up such claims.............bro.

He's a hero because he went to a foreign land, put himself in extreme danger and extreme discomfort, to kill a bunch of people as commanded by the people you put in charge. Satisfactory answer?





Nope.



he·ro
/ˈhi(ə)rō/
Noun
A person, typically a man, who is admired for courage or noble qualities.
The chief male character in a book, play, or movie, who is typically identified with good qualities.

 
2013-02-03 12:40:30 AM  

super_grass: HotWingAgenda: ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.

I know I shouldn't feed the trolls, but I'm surprised you don't know that a lot of the "insurgents" in Iraq were from places like Yemen, Somalia, Lebanon, etc.  Even some Iranian covert ops teams working to destabilize the new regime.

The sniper is farking coward. There is no honor in killing someone from a distance with the flex of a finger.

/Unless it's with a remotely guided drone.


Conan the Barbarian eschewed archmen, saying they were pussies for killing from a distance and not right by your enemy and braining them or skewering them up close and personal
. And he's an expert.
 
2013-02-03 12:40:30 AM  
I'll throw my hat in on this one, too.  Snipers don't necessarily "fight fair" but at least they know exactly who they're killing when they do it.  He killed 160 men in 10 years; suicide bombers take out that many in five minutes and people that launch tomahawks do the same thing.  He pulled heat off of pinned-down and wounded fighters, and I'm sure they would call him a hero for that.  Sure, his zeal for his job is unsettling, but then war is absolutely horrible in just about every way you can imagine.  Another thing that snipers do: stop battles by making the opposition too scared to stick around.

His was a dirty job but an honorable one, though he no doubt carried mental scars that could have rivaled Routh's but he dumped his anguish into his faith.
 
2013-02-03 12:40:45 AM  

justtray: My job makes healthcare safer on a broad scale, and thus, by proxy, saves lives.



Well hello Mr. Fancy Pants.

/My job involves a development program for the Air Force.
//By proxy, it will save lives and take lives.
 
2013-02-03 12:40:52 AM  

HempHead: Kill boners! LOL!

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[www.southernstudies.org image 250x202]


I KNOW, RIGHT! INNOCENT PEOPLE!
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2013-02-03 12:41:26 AM  

gibbon1: ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.

He probably was a sociopath anyways.  (Pig rule applies, it's okay to kill and eat a pig, he'd do the same for you no problem)

\Friend once told me his dad an MP in Korea, used to wake up screaming on a regular basis.




George Costanza?
 
2013-02-03 12:41:28 AM  

sheep snorter: Back in Saint Reagans day, these people were the heroes.

[i.imgur.com image 485x237]



Get your facts straight....he never said that about the Taliban or anyone in Afghanistan.
 
2013-02-03 12:41:33 AM  
I'm not big on calling snipers heroes.  I'm thankful for his service, though.  It's a dirty job, and much like proctology someone needs to do it.  Likewise, I imagine you can only spend so long staring at assholes before everything you see becomes one.  Either that or you have to start out with a real disposition for staring at assholes.  Either way, thanks and RIP.
 
2013-02-03 12:41:37 AM  

ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.


Fark you man he did his job. that's all we did over there. We really have no choice on who our targets are ever. people

Frank N Stein: super_grass: 100 Watt Walrus: ontariolightning: So he shot a lot of people who were just defending their country from an invading force in an illegal war and that = an America hero?

I'm not too upset.

Sooo, by that logic, there's no tragedy in the deaths of any American soldiers who fired on anyone in Iraq.

Disagree with our nation's military goals, fine. But you're just being a dick about the death of someone who you know nothing about beyond a few highlights of their military career, with nothing further (let alone anything useful or insightful) to offer.

/yes, we should never have gone to Iraq

[i970.photobucket.com image 553x700]

/ If they had any integrity they would not have signed up in the first place.

Careful. Don't cut yourself on that edge.


Thank you man glad someone knows we have no choice on who we fight.

and to the rest who think the same as the idoits here. you don't deserve your freedom under the Red White and Blue. sacrifices made by men like this deserve respect not cannon fodder for your political views.
 
2013-02-03 12:41:59 AM  

HempHead: Frank N Stein: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: BronyMedic: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: Still waiting on the two bleeding-hearts who called him a hero. Explain how he was a hero.

They're ignoring your trolling. It's pretty fail, bro.

It's not trolling. It's an honest request. But apparently, I'm correct in my assertion that nobody can actually back up such claims.............bro.

He's a hero because he went to a foreign land, put himself in extreme danger and extreme discomfort, to kill a bunch of people as commanded by the people you put in charge. Satisfactory answer?

Nope.

he·ro
/ˈhi(ə)rō/
Noun
A person, typically a man, who is admired for courage or noble qualities.
The chief male character in a book, play, or movie, who is typically identified with good qualities.


And many people admire him for his courage. You don't have to. That's fine, it's your opinion that you're entitled too. Not sure why you don't think other people should be entitled to theirs.
 
2013-02-03 12:42:16 AM  

MrHappyRotter: Frank N Stein: deadliest sniper in U.S. history

He never killed anyone. His gun did.

His gun never killed anyone either, you dirty lib.  It's the bullets that are generally fatal.



Bullets never killed anyone. Its the lead in the bullet that killed people.
 
2013-02-03 12:42:27 AM  

super_grass: BronyMedic: super_grass: BronyMedic: super_grass: [i970.photobucket.com image 553x700]

/ If they had any integrity they would not have signed up in the first place.

[www.sadanduseless.com image 600x435]

I don't glorify murder.

Now go wave a flag like a good little Amerifat.

Oh look. You're so edgy. It's not "glorifying murder" to honor someone who served his country with distinction and honor. And it's not "murder" to put a bullet in the head of another soldier in wartime who is in the process of gunning down your buddies.

No country, or law, in the entire world defines murder as a death in active combat. But you go right on farking that chicken.

What did he defend?  How did he serve?

He killed a bunch of people who posed zero danger to himself or his country.

If a teenager prison guard can be indicted half a century after serving for Nazi Germany, then an adult solder deserves no sympathy for serving imperial america.


I will play Devil's advocate here and state that technically, he DID defend his comrades on numerous occasions (yes, I read the book). But yeah, it doesn't really make up for the fact that A) the war was a waste and B) this man clearly liked killing and could just as easily have been a serial killer in another life. I actually feel sympathy for most military personnel who have to serve in these wasteful excursions. But this guy was a certified dick.
 
2013-02-03 12:43:38 AM  
I take the family to Rough Creek Lodge about 3 times per year. It's a really nice/luxury resort in the middle of nowhere Texas, with areas for sporting clays, bird hunts, safari-style camping, and spa nonsense for the lady folk. It is not at all a typical gun range. I say this because some would expect other gun owners at a range to use their weapons to shoot back at a guy like this. Rough Creek is so spread out that it is unusual to run into other guests. This shooting could have gone unnoticed for long time.

/spectacular Beretta outfitter
 
2013-02-03 12:43:41 AM  

John Henry Eden: MrHappyRotter: Frank N Stein: deadliest sniper in U.S. history

He never killed anyone. His gun did.

His gun never killed anyone either, you dirty lib.  It's the bullets that are generally fatal.


Bullets never killed anyone. Its the lead in the bullet that killed people.


Lead never killed anyone. Physics did.
 
2013-02-03 12:44:02 AM  

Abox: wademh: TOWG: The first 10 commenters can all go and EABOD. RIP hero

I'm not clear on what makes a sniper a hero.

The chef in the mess hall.


"What," not "who."
 
2013-02-03 12:44:15 AM  

drayno76: We're really good at following those 'conventions of war'.


Maybe you should look up the definition of Franc Saboteur, and just what the protections for them are under the convention of war.

I think you might be suprised.

drayno76: Your turn... we are the new Nazi's you just haven't been paying attention .


You have just lost your right to be taken seriously in this thread. And in addition, you have demonstrated you have absolutely no farking idea what you're talking about. Congradulations.
 
2013-02-03 12:44:25 AM  

drayno76: BronyMedic: drayno76: BronyMedic: drayno76: So he followed orders and was very good at it.... So were Nazi war criminals.... They heroes too? Your turn.

That's a stupid argument, and you win the dumbass-of-the-thread award for making it, and turning a Godwin.

The Nazis neither followed the laws and conventions of warfare of which they were a signatary to, or even their own national rules and regulations regarding the treatment of combatants and occupied peoples. It's a false comparison only someone either poorly educated in history, or entirely disingenious with an agenda would promote.

Your turn.....

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I just answered your insinuation that because I believe an honorable Navy SEAL is a hero, I worship the Nazis. I believe the rebuttal is on you, my dear retard. Do you have anything of substance to respond with, or should I just write you off as another piss-poor troll?

Keep reading broney... the picture didn't post in the first one.... keep trying,.


Here Capt 'murica....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_war_crimes

That link should stay put... The US convention of war violations since WW2... We're such great people we are...

Oh did we have concentration camps durring WW2... Yup..

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_American_internment

Keep trying...

still your turn, this guy is no hero.

Stick that in your derp.,
 
2013-02-03 12:44:26 AM  

super_grass: The sniper is farking coward. There is no honor in killing someone from a distance with the flex of a finger.



So by your take on things, bomber pilots and crews during WWII were cowards because they killed from a distance with just a simple motion?
 
2013-02-03 12:44:26 AM  

Smackledorfer: Was this the same sniper who talked about how god guided all his shots and it was god's will they died

If so it is still a shame when someone gets murdered, but I don't have the spare tears for self-righteous angels of death.




You know, my grandfather fought in WWI. He was in a Scottish-Canadian regiment and spent a helluva lot of time in the trenches. I don't think he ever said anything about God guiding anybody's hand during the fighting back then.

How the hell did we become such conceited assholes since then?
 
2013-02-03 12:44:33 AM  
This is what we get for not allowing God at our gun ranges.
 
2013-02-03 12:45:03 AM  

SacriliciousBeerSwiller: Still waiting on the two bleeding-hearts who called him a hero. Explain how he was a hero.


I won't say a hero, 'cause, what's a hero? Sometimes, there's a man. And I'm talkin' about Chris Kyle here - Chris Kyle from Texas. Sometimes, there's a man, well, he's the man for his time and place. He fits right in there. And that's Chris Kyle.
 
2013-02-03 12:45:55 AM  

Fat-D: Even if it was a shiatty, pointless war....aaand he may have been a bit jesus freak crazy.....he still was willing to put his own ass on the line for something the civilian leadership of this country asked him to do.

You can have whatever opinion about him that you want.

People like this are national treasures.
RIP
/Liberal
//%100 against going to Iraq in the first place


No. They are not national treasures.
I don't blame every vet who went to Vietnam for not realizing that it was an unjust action on the part of the US, but it was, and any perceptive person could tell.
Similarly, our action in Iraq were wrong from the beginning. I don't blame ever soldier who went but I'm sick of this "thank you for your service" mandate that effectively presumes that blind obedience to some abstract patriotic ideal is a good thing. It isn't. Truth remains more nuanced. If that blind patriotic sense is so praiseworthy, then you have to start praising Nazi soldiers. Again, sorry but reality is far more nuanced.
 
2013-02-03 12:45:59 AM  
regardless of what you think about chris kyle or the wars he participated in, the reality is that he was working with ptsd veterans and one turned on him.  you don't need to think of him as a hero to understand that this is incredibly sad.
 
2013-02-03 12:46:03 AM  

SacriliciousBeerSwiller: John Henry Eden: MrHappyRotter: Frank N Stein: deadliest sniper in U.S. history

He never killed anyone. His gun did.

His gun never killed anyone either, you dirty lib.  It's the bullets that are generally fatal.


Bullets never killed anyone. Its the lead in the bullet that killed people.

Lead never killed anyone. Physics did.


Physics never killed anyone, the big band did.
 
2013-02-03 12:46:12 AM  

BronyMedic: drayno76: We're really good at following those 'conventions of war'.

Maybe you should look up the definition of Franc Saboteur, and just what the protections for them are under the convention of war.

I think you might be suprised.

drayno76: Your turn... we are the new Nazi's you just haven't been paying attention .

You have just lost your right to be taken seriously in this thread. And in addition, you have demonstrated you have absolutely no farking idea what you're talking about. Congradulations.


Well shiat, you did that on page 1. Cap't 'Murica....
 
2013-02-03 12:46:39 AM  

BronyMedic: HempHead: Kill boners! LOL!

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2013-02-03 12:46:41 AM  

super_grass: Better edgy and sharp than dull and slow.

/ Proud to be edgy.
/ Proud to be atheist.
/ Proud to educate people on the internet.


You do realize that the edgy label is sarcastic, right? You don't seem to be as sharp as you like to fancy yourself.
 
2013-02-03 12:46:50 AM  

Karne: Nobody likes a camper.


*shakes tiny fist*
 
2013-02-03 12:47:29 AM  

John Henry Eden: MrHappyRotter: Frank N Stein: deadliest sniper in U.S. history

He never killed anyone. His gun did.

His gun never killed anyone either, you dirty lib.  It's the bullets that are generally fatal.


Bullets never killed anyone. Its the lead in the bullet that killed people.


The lead never killed anyone. Twas the gunpowder that gave the lead the energy to penetrate flesh that killed people.
 
2013-02-03 12:47:33 AM  

Red Shirt Blues: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: John Henry Eden: MrHappyRotter: Frank N Stein: deadliest sniper in U.S. history

He never killed anyone. His gun did.

His gun never killed anyone either, you dirty lib.  It's the bullets that are generally fatal.


Bullets never killed anyone. Its the lead in the bullet that killed people.

Lead never killed anyone. Physics did.

Physics never killed anyone, the big band did.


The big band never killed anyone, the rubber band did.
 
2013-02-03 12:47:48 AM  

ontariolightning: Yeah a bunch of dead people is what I want to see before I go to sleep.

i1121.photobucket.com

Sleep tight buttercup
 
2013-02-03 12:47:58 AM  

Red Shirt Blues: Physics never killed anyone, the big band did.


bigbandtranscriptions.com
 
2013-02-03 12:48:08 AM  

Fat-D: Even if it was a shiatty, pointless war....aaand he may have been a bit jesus freak crazy.....he still was willing to put his own ass on the line for something the civilian leadership of this country asked him to do.

You can have whatever opinion about him that you want.

People like this are national treasures.
RIP
/Liberal
//%100 against going to Iraq in the first place


Well put sir!
Agree or disagree with the war, respect the service.
 
2013-02-03 12:48:28 AM  
Well this thread went to hell in a hurry.
 
2013-02-03 12:48:29 AM  

Red Shirt Blues: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: John Henry Eden: MrHappyRotter: Frank N Stein: deadliest sniper in U.S. history

He never killed anyone. His gun did.

His gun never killed anyone either, you dirty lib.  It's the bullets that are generally fatal.


Bullets never killed anyone. Its the lead in the bullet that killed people.

Lead never killed anyone. Physics did.

Physics never killed anyone, the big band did.


The big bang never killed anyone. The...um...well f*ck...
 
2013-02-03 12:49:53 AM  
so we put the blame it on  post traumatic stress syndrome?

he wasn't just a piece of shiat?
 
2013-02-03 12:49:54 AM  

nmemkha: BronyMedic: nmemkha: @BronyMedic

I've always thought you were are an asshole. You think because you are hot shiat because you are paramedic or some such nonsense. Fark you. You work, you get paid like everyone else.

That's nice. Frankly, I really don't care. And I do relish in your anger, it makes me feel warm and fuzzy inside. Like when I sacrifice republican fetuses to my lord Satan in the night. Do you have anything substantial to add, or are you just here to threadshiat more? If you don't like me, the ignore button is approximately an inch away from the "quote" button.

Get over yourself. You are nothing special.


There's no need to be upset
 
2013-02-03 12:49:56 AM  
Currently, 4.6 posts/min. First Godwin was 31 minutes into the thread, at 12:34:02 Central time.
 
2013-02-03 12:50:02 AM  

MrHappyRotter:
The big band never killed anyone, the rubber band did.

Frank N Stein: Red Shirt Blues: Physics never killed anyone, the big band did.

[bigbandtranscriptions.com image 850x571]


Touche
 
2013-02-03 12:50:53 AM  

drayno76: Well shiat, you did that on page 1. Cap't 'Murica....


I'm not the one revising history to suit his agenda. I'm pretty anti-war in general, and I've been against getting involved in Iraq since day one, but to pull a comparison to Nazi Germany out of your ass with the United States demonstrates you have no idea what you're talking about in the least, and only want to compare the two for an emotional appeal.

Call me when the United States Army is marching into Prague and rounding up everyone by their ethnicity to shoot and gas.
 
2013-02-03 12:51:00 AM  

KarmicDisaster: Currently, 4.6 posts/min. First Godwin was 31 minutes into the thread, at 12:34:02 Central time.


You're welcome.
 
2013-02-03 12:51:38 AM  
Why are soldiers with PTSD allowed near guns in the first place?
You're just asking for something bad to happen.
 
2013-02-03 12:51:58 AM  

Karne: He's going to have a whole bunch of pissed off ghosts waiting to greet him in the after world. Nobody likes a camper.


It's a legitimate strategy.
 
2013-02-03 12:51:59 AM  
Man, I love threads like this.

Really gives you a good look at both the old-school and new/emerging trolls. I don't ever block people (why would I block the people whose stupidity and animosity toward their fellow human beings is so amusing)--but if I did--it's threads like this one that would allow me to really fill up my list.

The entertainment I get from the fact that there is a large segment of human detritus that can so eloquently bait really smart people into turning into blithering idiots is nearly impossible to find outside of high schools and mental asylums.

Keep up the good work, Farkers, I love your acerbic turd-flinging. It's better than a monkey-sh*t fight at the zoo.
 
2013-02-03 12:52:07 AM  

BronyMedic: If you're actually being serious? He's a hero for undertaking a mission which only a select group of human beings, the number of which could be counted in the low thousands, in the history of the United States have been able to do.


He was a sociopath.  If you're heard him interviewed, that much was clear.   In reality, so is somewhere around 1% of the population.

Being imbued with sociopathy made it a lot easier for him do that job.   A job that most humans with standard mental wiring would find difficult, maybe even impossible, may have been no more difficult to him than shooting vermin.  Does that make him a "hero"?

/Being a sociopath doesn't mean he wasn't a hero, but it doesn't mean he was a hero either.  He served his country, absolutely, no question.  So have countless others.  Does it make him a hero?  ehhhhhhh
 
2013-02-03 12:52:23 AM  
At first I was pretty sad about this, but then it occurred to me that this man killed many, many people.  That he died at the hands of another man that was in the same business he was in.  The whole "live by the sword" thing.  I'm not joyous about this like some are, but I'm more along the lines of "meh" now.
 
2013-02-03 12:52:27 AM  

Frank N Stein: super_grass: Better edgy and sharp than dull and slow.

/ Proud to be edgy.
/ Proud to be atheist.
/ Proud to educate people on the internet.

You do realize that the edgy label is sarcastic, right? You don't seem to be as sharp as you like to fancy yourself.


Keep telling yourself that, sheep.

I spend my days blacking out the word "god" on dollar bills and convincing people on the internet that war should be fought with swords (preferably katanas) and honor like the old days.

I make a difference. What do you do besides wasting all your time on that idiocy you call "employment"?
 
2013-02-03 12:52:32 AM  
Truly a new low for Fark. Congratulations
 
2013-02-03 12:52:47 AM  

Mock26: Abox: wademh: TOWG: The first 10 commenters can all go and EABOD. RIP hero

I'm not clear on what makes a sniper a hero.

The chef in the mess hall.

"What," not "who."


Does a sniper hero come with extra lettuce, in fact completely covered in lettuce, you know, for green camouflage?
 
2013-02-03 12:54:17 AM  

super_grass: Frank N Stein: super_grass: Better edgy and sharp than dull and slow.

/ Proud to be edgy.
/ Proud to be atheist.
/ Proud to educate people on the internet.

You do realize that the edgy label is sarcastic, right? You don't seem to be as sharp as you like to fancy yourself.

Keep telling yourself that, sheep.

I spend my days blacking out the word "god" on dollar bills and convincing people on the internet that war should be fought with swords (preferably katanas) and honor like the old days.

I make a difference. What do you do besides wasting all your time on that idiocy you call "employment"?


Oh lord, you got me.

+1
 
2013-02-03 12:54:32 AM  
I will leave with this bunch of hot air:
It's tragic when anyone dies. Period.
But this man was no hero. If your prerogative is to call anyone who does something dangerous a hero, fine. But by that logic, this guy is no more a hero than anyone fighting for any cause, including those you disagree with. To me, that's a pretty weak-ass definition of "hero".

This guy thought he was killing for God. I sh*t you not. Now, personally I call that a psychopath with borderline schizophrenic tendencies. But if it's to threatening to your sensibilities to consider the fact that a guy who wore our uniform was, in fact, nothing more than painfully tragic in the best case scenario, well, whatever helps you sleep at night.

What do I know? I'm just some guy who didn't sign up to murder people from 500 yards away for fun. Clearly, it's MY priorities that are screwed up.
 
2013-02-03 12:54:52 AM  

ontariolightning: Why are soldiers with PTSD allowed near guns in the first place?
You're just asking for something bad to happen.


Because in America, anyone suggesting that the mentally ill be limited in their access to firearms is automatically an Obama cock-sucking liberal socialist who is advocating for the Ready Reserve Disaster Corps to put on their jackboots, and march into homes to beat people with stethescopes and steal their guns for the concentration camps to come.

/Woohoo! Conspiracy Theory combo!
 
2013-02-03 12:54:54 AM  
super_grass:

/ Proud to be edgy.
/ Proud to be atheist.
/ Proud to educate people on the internet.


encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com

That self-aggrandizing tone and inflated sense of importance coming from a moron on a Fark thread is just too much. It makes it so funny that you're serious, too! 

I mean, we should all pay you for the job you're doing! Keep it up!
 
2013-02-03 12:55:01 AM  

super_grass: Frank N Stein: super_grass: Better edgy and sharp than dull and slow.

/ Proud to be edgy.
/ Proud to be atheist.
/ Proud to educate people on the internet.

You do realize that the edgy label is sarcastic, right? You don't seem to be as sharp as you like to fancy yourself.

Keep telling yourself that, sheep.

I spend my days blacking out the word "god" on dollar bills and convincing people on the internet that war should be fought with swords (preferably katanas) and honor like the old days.

I make a difference. What do you do besides wasting all your time on that idiocy you call "employment"?


keyboard please.
 
2013-02-03 12:55:13 AM  

wademh: Mock26: Abox: wademh: TOWG: The first 10 commenters can all go and EABOD. RIP hero

I'm not clear on what makes a sniper a hero.

The chef in the mess hall.

"What," not "who."

Does a sniper hero come with extra lettuce, in fact completely covered in lettuce, you know, for green camouflage?


When you order a sniper hero you are told to close your eyes.  When they tell you to open your eyes you have to then find the sub.
 
2013-02-03 12:55:34 AM  
Good riddance, cowardly murdered-from-afar.
 
2013-02-03 12:56:08 AM  

SacriliciousBeerSwiller: I will leave with this bunch of hot air:
It's tragic when anyone dies. Period.
But this man was no hero. If your prerogative is to call anyone who does something dangerous a hero, fine. But by that logic, this guy is no more a hero than anyone fighting for any cause, including those you disagree with. To me, that's a pretty weak-ass definition of "hero".

This guy thought he was killing for God. I sh*t you not. Now, personally I call that a psychopath with borderline schizophrenic tendencies. But if it's to threatening to your sensibilities to consider the fact that a guy who wore our uniform was, in fact, nothing more than painfully tragic in the best case scenario, well, whatever helps you sleep at night.

What do I know? I'm just some guy who didn't sign up to murder people from 500 yards away for fun. Clearly, it's MY priorities that are screwed up.


We're all proud of your accomplishments too. No need to get riled up.
 
2013-02-03 12:56:09 AM  

Wardrobe_Malfunction: 3StratMan: First John Noveske, then Keith Ratliff, now Chris Kyle? Something fishy going on here...

Not really.Playing with guns just means you're likely to end up being a target



1) Playing is for toys, not firearms.

2) How did Noveske make himself a "target"?  He died in a car crash.  (Granted there are wild conspiracy theories surrounding it.)
 
2013-02-03 12:56:27 AM  

wademh: Fat-D: Even if it was a shiatty, pointless war....aaand he may have been a bit jesus freak crazy.....he still was willing to put his own ass on the line for something the civilian leadership of this country asked him to do.

You can have whatever opinion about him that you want.

People like this are national treasures.
RIP
/Liberal
//%100 against going to Iraq in the first place

No. They are not national treasures.
I don't blame every vet who went to Vietnam for not realizing that it was an unjust action on the part of the US, but it was, and any perceptive person could tell.
Similarly, our action in Iraq were wrong from the beginning. I don't blame ever soldier who went but I'm sick of this "thank you for your service" mandate that effectively presumes that blind obedience to some abstract patriotic ideal is a good thing. It isn't. Truth remains more nuanced. If that blind patriotic sense is so praiseworthy, then you have to start praising Nazi soldiers. Again, sorry but reality is far more nuanced.


Where were you guys the last time I took this position in a dead soldier thread? They're heroes for simply doing their jobs?? Sure, they chose a particularly dangerous career path...so did stuntmen...and oil rig workers...and hazardous waste disposal personnel...ad infinitum.
 
2013-02-03 12:56:29 AM  
That's 3.
 
2013-02-03 12:57:00 AM  
My God, this is by far the best post in this thread. I'm taking myself off of ignore immediately.
 
2013-02-03 12:57:02 AM  
It's always nice to see people furiously masturbating to dead servicemen, hearing them change in hushed tones "nazis nazis nazis" before they finally climax.
 
2013-02-03 12:57:06 AM  

super_grass: Frank N Stein: super_grass: Better edgy and sharp than dull and slow.

/ Proud to be edgy.
/ Proud to be atheist.
/ Proud to educate people on the internet.

You do realize that the edgy label is sarcastic, right? You don't seem to be as sharp as you like to fancy yourself.

Keep telling yourself that, sheep.

I spend my days blacking out the word "god" on dollar bills and convincing people on the internet that war should be fought with swords (preferably katanas) and honor like the old days.

I make a difference. What do you do besides wasting all your time on that idiocy you call "employment"?


f.kulfoto.com

Seriously. Just, just stop.
 
2013-02-03 12:58:11 AM  

BronyMedic: super_grass: Frank N Stein: super_grass: Better edgy and sharp than dull and slow.

/ Proud to be edgy.
/ Proud to be atheist.
/ Proud to educate people on the internet.

You do realize that the edgy label is sarcastic, right? You don't seem to be as sharp as you like to fancy yourself.

Keep telling yourself that, sheep.

I spend my days blacking out the word "god" on dollar bills and convincing people on the internet that war should be fought with swords (preferably katanas) and honor like the old days.

I make a difference. What do you do besides wasting all your time on that idiocy you call "employment"?

[f.kulfoto.com image 630x473]

Seriously. Just, just stop.


LOL, typical projection.
 
2013-02-03 12:58:13 AM  
img.photobucket.com
 
2013-02-03 12:58:27 AM  
It's assholes like this that make the two or three dozen responsible gun owners in this country look bad.
 
2013-02-03 12:58:33 AM  
Pat Tillman was indeed a hero, for showing how corrupt the military can be, and how shameless they are in covering up something to score political points.

Wait... what thread is this again?
 
2013-02-03 12:59:10 AM  
If you guys wanna see a real hero look no further than Jack farking Bauer.
 
2013-02-03 12:59:23 AM  
Um...this is apparently another government conspiracy to take guns away from law abiding citizens....apparently.
The comments on this article are pretty special:

All of the crazy are belong to Texas
 
2013-02-03 01:00:12 AM  

Mock26: wademh: Mock26: Abox: wademh: TOWG: The first 10 commenters can all go and EABOD. RIP hero

I'm not clear on what makes a sniper a hero.

The chef in the mess hall.

"What," not "who."

Does a sniper hero come with extra lettuce, in fact completely covered in lettuce, you know, for green camouflage?

When you order a sniper hero you are told to close your eyes.  When they tell you to open your eyes you have to then find the sub.


I'll have the sniper hero with the ghillie soup.

/no soup for you
 
2013-02-03 01:00:16 AM  
why does every god damn thing every human being ever does have to be labeled?

people are pieces of shiat. he was a murderer. period.

this guy was a piece of shiat
 
2013-02-03 01:00:18 AM  

justtray: Pat Tillman was indeed a hero, for showing how corrupt the military can be, and how shameless they are in covering up something to score political points.

Wait... what thread is this again?


This is the thread where we all exhibit our moral superiority.
 
2013-02-03 01:00:52 AM  
Live by the gub, die by the gub.
.
.
-Woody Allen
 
2013-02-03 01:01:16 AM  

Johnsnownw: The lead never killed anyone. Twas the gunpowder that gave the lead the energy to penetrate flesh that killed people.


encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com
"The bullet punctures the guy's flesh, but the gunpowder propels the bullet... who is the real hero?"
 
2013-02-03 01:01:24 AM  

mrlewish: Molavian: Too bad he wasn't a sexually deviant minority or something.

Then Fark would have his back.

Something like a Republican priest?


Whoa, now.  I didn't say he was a family values politician.
 
2013-02-03 01:01:50 AM  

BronyMedic: drayno76: Well shiat, you did that on page 1. Cap't 'Murica....

I'm not the one revising history to suit his agenda. I'm pretty anti-war in general, and I've been against getting involved in Iraq since day one, but to pull a comparison to Nazi Germany out of your ass with the United States demonstrates you have no idea what you're talking about in the least, and only want to compare the two for an emotional appeal.

Call me when the United States Army is marching into Prague and rounding up everyone by their ethnicity to shoot and gas.


You REALLY don't pay attention to what we're doing at home and around the world do you?  Every farking fiber of a foreign policy is protect the wealthy favored races; WTF do you think the Jews were to the Nazi's?  An economic threat.  Genocide in Nazi Germany was directly tied the economic status post WW1. We've not been involved in a war that did not specifically involve U.S. economic interests since the revolutionary war.... Which.... was a about taxation, but there was no US yet.

Iraq - about nothing but money.  Afghanistan today is about money and probably always was.People have made fortunes off the back of this guys killings....
Fortunes in selling fear to the U.S., back-scatter technology that will kill us to protect us, privacy tossed out the window, freedom from unreasonable search and seizure is more of a fantasy today than ever before, free speech has hit the shiatter too and the media follows all the rules. just like... Nazi Germany.. oh and we now legally detain and torture American citizens as long as they can be linked to something that might be a threat of terror.

Hero's who kill for money are nothing IMO.  People who send kids to other lands to kill for money are not patriots.  People who knowingly and willingly sign up to work for those that send people to kill for cash are not heroes. 

We have become our enemy and we've been working on it a long time.

I could have gotten Osama and Sadam with a simple ad on TORnet, but that would be inhumane to kill our target without bombing children first.
 
2013-02-03 01:01:54 AM  

BronyMedic: No country, or law, in the entire world defines murder as a death in active combat.


Tell that to Omar Khadr.
 
2013-02-03 01:02:25 AM  

ficklefkrfark: Fat-D: Even if it was a shiatty, pointless war....aaand he may have been a bit jesus freak crazy.....he still was willing to put his own ass on the line for something the civilian leadership of this country asked him to do.

You can have whatever opinion about him that you want.

People like this are national treasures.
RIP
/Liberal
//%100 against going to Iraq in the first place

Well put sir!
Agree or disagree with the war, respect the service.


Do I also respect the service for the other side who are fighting for their country?
Do I "respect" them with a sniper rifle?
I know this "respect the service" line is a blowback from the cliche of calling vietnam vets "baby killers", and to the extent that happened, it was wrong.
But that doesn't mean you have to swing the pendulum all the way back to claiming that anyone who serves their country is automatically knighted and sainted.
I know too many who signed up after 9-11 because they wanted to go kill Arabs, any old Arab, and that remains a disreputable goal whether you wear my country's uniform or not. Sorry but wearing a uniform is not a absolution from moral constraints.
 
2013-02-03 01:02:27 AM  
you have to be careful at golf driving ranges as well

http://william-flew.co.nz/wf3.html
 
2013-02-03 01:02:30 AM  

Super Xylene: Um...this is apparently another government conspiracy to take guns away from law abiding citizens....apparently.
The comments on this article are pretty special:

All of the crazy are belong to Texas


one of the posts said Question Everything.. reminded me of that bastard commie Russian site RT
 
2013-02-03 01:02:33 AM  

Ivo Shandor: BronyMedic: No country, or law, in the entire world defines murder as a death in active combat.

Tell that to Omar Khadr.


I agree. The Wire was a crying shame how they killed him off.
 
2013-02-03 01:03:08 AM  
its slowing down in here.

it was a good try Fark.
 
2013-02-03 01:03:09 AM  
In all seriousness, this is a terrible example of the lack of mental healthcare our veterans are receiving upon return from wherever they go.  Whether you agree or disagree with the mission, the failure to recognize and address that we've got a second Vietnam worth of societal problems revolving around veterans returning with mental/emotional issues will haunt us for the next 60 years.
 
2013-02-03 01:03:42 AM  
I wonder how many people who all "don't care about a member of the armed forces dying because he is technically a murder" also are OUTRAGED that Anwar Al-Aulaqi was killed. Every drop of brown blood is precious but death to America.

Also for those who view the military as welfare queens, they actually work so it isn't welfare in the sense of the word. This country wouldn't even have a middle class if it wasn't for veterans who went to college post WW2. The military is responsible for the safety we enjoy today, training and disciplining many young men and woman with job and social skills, and providing technological advancements including the very internet that is trolling me at this very second. When you view the pay of junior enlisted and break up their salary over 4 weeks and a 40 hour work week (and nobody in the Military works under 40 hours) it isn't that much higher than minimum wage. Last but not least, the military is actually mandated by our constitution and every political philosophy believes at the minimum that government's roll is to provide both a military and Infrastructure.

/in short, go chock on dicks
//been successfully trolled
///might as well crack open a six pack for this thread
 
2013-02-03 01:03:58 AM  
Wha?  Just because the guy killed a lot of other people is his life now somehow more important? Their souls added to his?

Each and every murder in a war is a failure of the human race to progress and reflects poorly on all of us.

What about that dude that saved over a hundred lives?  remember him?  exactly.
 
2013-02-03 01:04:56 AM  
I had no idea that fark was this entertaining so late at night..
 
2013-02-03 01:05:47 AM  

wademh: Truth remains more nuanced. If that blind patriotic sense is so praiseworthy, then you have to start praising Nazi soldiers. Again, sorry but reality is far more nuanced.


Yes, but when you feel that doubt creeping in, you have to quash it down by doubling down on belief in your own people, like a good nationalist. In the same way that when a religious person feels a crisis of faith, they become zealots to squelch the scary reality.
 
2013-02-03 01:06:00 AM  

nmemkha: BronyMedic: nmemkha: LOL, typical projection.

Oooh. Someone got his GED in Psychology tonight. Mail order worked out well, didn't it Sigmund Fraud?

[www.alldaypharmacy.co.uk image 450x378]

Maybe that'll help with your sandy vagina. Troll on, interweb hero! Troll on!

I will just let your lame rebuttal mock you for me.


That's okay. I still love you. Black Jesus still loves you. Flying Spagetti Monster still loves you.

Do you have a moment to talk about his touching noodly appendage, Sir? Eternal salvation awaits you in a paradise of stripper factories and beer volcanos.
 
2013-02-03 01:06:05 AM  

universebetween: its slowing down in here.

it was a good try Fark.


I don't know. It's always easy to discount a thread's chances of Going Plaid when the heavies blow their wads 100 comments in, but there are some quality trolls working the crowd right now. Quality.
 
2013-02-03 01:06:12 AM  
www.theblaze.com
Any friend off Sarah Palin is dead to me...
 
2013-02-03 01:06:22 AM  
I can't really put a "hero" label on this guy.  He served honorably with distinction and courage, but the conflict he served in was a load of shiat.  Not every soldier is a hero.  Not every insurgent is a villain.  Granted, if I had to choose, I'd rather have a soldier hanging around than a Taliban fighter, but you can't paint either group in black and white.  There may be people with the virtue of a saint serving in uniform, but I've personally known quite a few absolutely vile service members as well.  On that same note, there might be some terrorists who are in it purely because they believe it's the best/only way to make a better life for themselves or their families, along with the ones mentioned up-thread with killboners for any American they can find.  The best thing we as a nation can do is educate ourselves, pick leaders who will look out for everyone's best interest, and beat the everloving shiat out of the ones who betray that trust.

/veteran, not a hero
//for me it was a job and a way out of my crappy home town
 
2013-02-03 01:06:37 AM  

super_grass: Red Shirt Blues: drayno76: BronyMedic: drayno76: So he followed orders and was very good at it.... So were Nazi war criminals.... They heroes too? Your turn.

That's a stupid argument, and you win the dumbass-of-the-thread award for making it, and turning a Godwin.

The Nazis neither followed the laws and conventions of warfare of which they were a signatary to, or even their own national rules and regulations regarding the treatment of combatants and occupied peoples. It's a false comparison only someone either poorly educated in history, or entirely disingenious with an agenda would promote.

[morallowground.com image 400x279]

We're really good at following those 'conventions of war'.


Your turn... we are the new Nazi's you just haven't been paying attention .
[craunkids.pbworks.com image 800x524]
[www.newjewishcongregation.org image 850x693]
Yes cause that equals what the nazis did...har har har I'm soooooooo edgy like you

Better edgy and sharp than dull and slow.

/ Proud to be edgy.
/ Proud to be atheist.
/ Proud to educate people on the internet.


Wait, no, wait. Your an atheist!? There was another one in this same thread! Omg! Your like the second one on the internet!

Aaaand you like to "educate" people on how smart and logical you are!?
 
2013-02-03 01:06:38 AM  

CatherineM: I had no idea that fark was this entertaining so late at night..


You need to stay up more often. And it's only midnight your time. Come back in a few hours when things get totally bizzaro.
 
2013-02-03 01:06:43 AM  

Frank N Stein: ElBarto79: Oh wow, I have a gun nut friend who is constantly posting on Facebook how you never see shootings at gun ranges. This is getting forwarded to him.

The important thing is that this dead soldier proved you right with your facebook friend.


No, the important thing is he is dead. Hopefully more gun nuts will follow.
 
2013-02-03 01:07:09 AM  

What_Would_Jimi_Do: why does every god damn thing every human being ever does have to be labeled?

people are pieces of shiat. he was a murderer. period.

this guy was a piece of shiat


I'd hate to know how you feel about Teddy charging the spanish on horse back. Also, you just labeled something he did, incorrectly mind you, but I doubt you care.
 
2013-02-03 01:07:27 AM  

BronyMedic: super_grass: Frank N Stein: super_grass: Better edgy and sharp than dull and slow.

/ Proud to be edgy.
/ Proud to be atheist.
/ Proud to educate people on the internet.

You do realize that the edgy label is sarcastic, right? You don't seem to be as sharp as you like to fancy yourself.

Keep telling yourself that, sheep.

I spend my days blacking out the word "god" on dollar bills and convincing people on the internet that war should be fought with swords (preferably katanas) and honor like the old days.

I make a difference. What do you do besides wasting all your time on that idiocy you call "employment"?

[f.kulfoto.com image 630x473]

Seriously. Just, just stop.


Looks like you just got  

*puts on fedora*

appleJACKED
 
2013-02-03 01:07:38 AM  

BronyMedic: Call me when the United States Army is marching into Prague and rounding up everyone by their ethnicity to shoot and gas.


So that's the red line in your world of moral relativism?

I love you guys.
 
2013-02-03 01:08:02 AM  
So what was the rifle range, about 200 meters?
 
2013-02-03 01:08:06 AM  

BronyMedic: Ivo Shandor: BronyMedic: No country, or law, in the entire world defines murder as a death in active combat.

Tell that to Omar Khadr.

I agree. The Wire was a crying shame how they killed him off.



Wrong.  That was Omar Vizquel.
 
2013-02-03 01:08:20 AM  

mrlewish: Wha?  Just because the guy killed a lot of other people is his life now somehow more important? Their souls added to his?

Each and every murder in a war is a failure of the human race to progress and reflects poorly on all of us.

What about that dude that saved over a hundred lives?  remember him?  exactly.


Dexter Morgan? Superman? Peter & Nathan Petrielli? Chuck Bartowski?
Michael Westin? Jack Bauer?
 
2013-02-03 01:08:34 AM  

Phoenix_M: [www.theblaze.com image 566x262]
Any friend off Sarah Palin is dead to me...


Arumat: I can't really put a "hero" label on this guy.  He served honorably with distinction and courage, but the conflict he served in was a load of shiat.  Not every soldier is a hero.  Not every insurgent is a villain.  Granted, if I had to choose, I'd rather have a soldier hanging around than a Taliban fighter, but you can't paint either group in black and white.  There may be people with the virtue of a saint serving in uniform, but I've personally known quite a few absolutely vile service members as well.  On that same note, there might be some terrorists who are in it purely because they believe it's the best/only way to make a better life for themselves or their families, along with the ones mentioned up-thread with killboners for any American they can find.  The best thing we as a nation can do is educate ourselves, pick leaders who will look out for everyone's best interest, and beat the everloving shiat out of the ones who betray that trust.

/veteran, not a hero
//for me it was a job and a way out of my crappy home town


he was just a POS that happened to serve in the US Military
 
2013-02-03 01:08:46 AM  
What a shame. Killed by guns, you say? Terrible shame.
 
2013-02-03 01:09:09 AM  
I gotta say, this is one thing that always worries me about gun ranges. At my local range everyone's very professional and courteous, but if I'm alone and head up range to check my 200 yard target when some unhinged lunatic arrives and sets up his rifle...I think about this every time I'm out there, I can't help it.

The worst I've seen though is some dumbass kid ran out onto the range once to set up a target while I was the lone shooter.

/Backup plan: hit the dirt, dive behind one of the berms. Work my way around the side back to the benches, and kick the living shiat out of him.
 
2013-02-03 01:09:39 AM  

justtray: Frank N Stein: justtray: "This facility has no guns. There's a gun range next door that is well armed with the sniper that killed a bunch of your countrymen. I will not attempt to stop you when you try to exact your revenge on him."

justtray: Thank god shooting spree killers never target gun ranges because they're so well armed.

Also, thankfully, one of the many armed heroes was able to stop this guy before he could commit terror. The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun, is a good guy with a gun.... except when they don't.

Don't stop now. You're on a roll.

Nah that's enough. That fully destroys a couple really stupid gun-nut talking points. Don't worry, I'm sure you'll come up with some new, equally invalid ones next week.

Open wide, liberals are coming!


You've never been to a range have you?
 
2013-02-03 01:09:43 AM  

Eatin' Queer Fetuses for Jesus: Frank N Stein: ElBarto79: Oh wow, I have a gun nut friend who is constantly posting on Facebook how you never see shootings at gun ranges. This is getting forwarded to him.

The important thing is that this dead soldier proved you right with your facebook friend.

No, the important thing is he is dead. Hopefully more gun nuts will follow.


Thank you for showing the world how morally superior you are. I'm sure El Che would agree with you.
 
2013-02-03 01:10:02 AM  

The_Sponge: BronyMedic: Ivo Shandor: BronyMedic: No country, or law, in the entire world defines murder as a death in active combat.

Tell that to Omar Khadr.

I agree. The Wire was a crying shame how they killed him off.


Wrong.  That was Omar Vizquel.


No, no no. That was the guy that got raped in the shower on Oz, remember?

i2.ytimg.com
 
2013-02-03 01:10:05 AM  

BronyMedic: drayno76: Well shiat, you did that on page 1. Cap't 'Murica....

I'm not the one revising history to suit his agenda. I'm pretty anti-war in general, and I've been against getting involved in Iraq since day one, but to pull a comparison to Nazi Germany out of your ass with the United States demonstrates you have no idea what you're talking about in the least, and only want to compare the two for an emotional appeal.

Call me when the United States Army is marching into Prague and rounding up everyone by their ethnicity to shoot and gas.


Logic remains logic. You, BronyMedic, are the one giving a pass to anyone who is serving in the US military. You show no sense of qualification in your admiration for anyone who does so. You were presented with the logical extension. It is apparent that you have no honest response and have been exposed.
 
2013-02-03 01:10:40 AM  

GUTSU: Thank you for showing the world how morally superior you are. I'm sure El Che would agree with you.


Damn it, why did you have to do that? I put that guy on ignore for a reason.
 
2013-02-03 01:10:40 AM  

phatix: Mock26: wademh: Mock26: Abox: wademh: TOWG: The first 10 commenters can all go and EABOD. RIP hero

I'm not clear on what makes a sniper a hero.

The chef in the mess hall.

"What," not "who."

Does a sniper hero come with extra lettuce, in fact completely covered in lettuce, you know, for green camouflage?

When you order a sniper hero you are told to close your eyes.  When they tell you to open your eyes you have to then find the sub.

I'll have the sniper hero with the ghillie soup.

/no soup for you


Wrong restaurant.  You need to try the nazi deli down the road.
 
2013-02-03 01:11:02 AM  
I can appreciate the skills it takes to be a sniper.  I can appreciate the precision, the tools, the mission.  I'm not so big on the killing for Jesus crowd, and the people that cheer it on.  This guy seemed a little... off, to put it mildly.

Carlos Hathcock's biography mentioned how he tried to weed out the crazies and the ones who enjoyed it when he started putting together a scout sniper unit in Vietnam.  That you can take satisfaction in a job well done, but there's a line that can get crossed.  I'd like to know if anyone wanted him pulled off the line and examined, and what the results were or weren't.

/When you talk to God, it's faith
//When he talks back, it's insanity.
///When he tells you to kill, it's time to crinkle some tinfoil on the antenna.
 
2013-02-03 01:11:22 AM  
Thank you for your service to our country, Chris Kyle - Salute!
 
2013-02-03 01:11:24 AM  
arolemodel.com
 
2013-02-03 01:12:05 AM  

Red Shirt Blues: CatherineM: I had no idea that fark was this entertaining so late at night..

You need to stay up more often. And it's only midnight your time. Come back in a few hours when things get totally bizzaro.


I saw this news on facebook along with plenty of derp, so I had to come here and.. yeah, I don't know what I was expecting. It got really weird really quick. Saw the below on a friend's page.. at least spell check, fer chrissake..

i59.photobucket.com
 
2013-02-03 01:12:16 AM  

Frank N Stein: He's a hero because he went to a foreign land, put himself in extreme danger and extreme discomfort, to kill a bunch of people as commanded by the people you put in charge. Satisfactory answer?


How does that differ from a bad guy ?
 
2013-02-03 01:12:35 AM  

drayno76: [arolemodel.com image 529x650]


Says the asshole that failed to act upon the Sith threat before it took hold.
 
2013-02-03 01:13:15 AM  

drayno76: [arolemodel.com image 529x650]


sadly it gets dismissed as entertainment.
 
2013-02-03 01:13:42 AM  

universebetween: drayno76: [arolemodel.com image 529x650]

sadly it gets dismissed as entertainment.


I tried.
 
2013-02-03 01:13:59 AM  

Fuggin Bizzy: I gotta say, this is one thing that always worries me about gun ranges. At my local range everyone's very professional and courteous, but if I'm alone and head up range to check my 200 yard target when some unhinged lunatic arrives and sets up his rifle...I think about this every time I'm out there, I can't help it.

The worst I've seen though is some dumbass kid ran out onto the range once to set up a target while I was the lone shooter.

/Backup plan: hit the dirt, dive behind one of the berms. Work my way around the side back to the benches, and kick the living shiat out of him.



In all honesty, I don't even think about it.  Besides, it's more likely that I will die in a car crash.

Side note:

A local indoor range had a streak of bad luck some years ago....2-3 suicides on the range....they used rented handguns.  And then you had this one girl who shot her boyfriend in the throat with a .44 Magnum....the recoil caused her hands to move over her head and behind her back....and she shot off another round.  Ugh.
 
2013-02-03 01:14:42 AM  

Slartibartfaster: Frank N Stein: He's a hero because he went to a foreign land, put himself in extreme danger and extreme discomfort, to kill a bunch of people as commanded by the people you put in charge. Satisfactory answer?

How does that differ from a bad guy ?


Because he's on our team, and in my opinion our team is more virtuous than their team.
 
2013-02-03 01:15:07 AM  

Frank N Stein: drayno76: [arolemodel.com image 529x650]

Says the asshole that failed to act upon the Sith threat before it took hold.


Damn. The little f*cker *does* look a bit like Cheney, now that I think about it.
 
2013-02-03 01:15:44 AM  

fusillade762: Smackledorfer: Was this the same sniper who talked about how god guided all his shots and it was god's will they died

If so it is still a shame when someone gets murdered, but I don't have the spare tears for self-righteous angels of death.

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Interesting. Does anyone know the situation with the bolt handle on that '03 Springfield?  I'm not familiar with that variant, and I've got about 15 of 'em.
 
2013-02-03 01:16:24 AM  
Ban all guns.
 
2013-02-03 01:16:25 AM  

HotWingAgenda: I know I shouldn't feed the trolls, but I'm surprised you don't know that a lot of the "insurgents" in Iraq were from places like Yemen, Somalia, Lebanon, etc. Even some Iranian covert ops teams working to destabilize the new regime.


Yeah, a whole lot of them. I believe the percentage of foreigners among insurgents killed (counted by the Bush admin) was around 2%. But keep on relating to that chicken.
 
2013-02-03 01:16:32 AM  

BronyMedic: SacriliciousBeerSwiller: It's not trolling. It's an honest request. But apparently, I'm correct in my assertion that nobody can actually back up such claims.............bro.

If you're actually being serious? He's a hero for undertaking a mission which only a select group of human beings, the number of which could be counted in the low thousands, in the history of the United States have been able to do. In doing so, he placed himself at extreme risk of capture by an enemy who would neither respect the laws and conventions of warfare, but would gleefully do horrific things to his corpse long after tortuing and murdering him to do so. His mission not only placed him in the realm of disproportionate risk as a soldier, but also provided a scalpel instead of a sledgehammer, allowing American and allied forces to do what they needed to do, without endangering civilians and noncombattants as much as a drone strike or artillery strike would have.

He did this while honoribly serving his country, and upholding the laws and values of the UCMJ and the conventions which we stuck to, even while others didn't.

So yes. That's why he's a hero. Some people aren't satisfied being BASH Commandos in a cubicle.


Well put...people forget that that right or wrong, the rights we enjoy as Americans are served by people such as this...disagree or not with the mission, he served his country above and beyond the call of duty.
 
2013-02-03 01:16:48 AM  
Whoa...

Didn't this guy have a feud with Jesse Ventura and the 9-11 Truthers? Any connection?

Phoenix_M: Any friend off Sarah Palin is dead to me...


Do you know that everyone knows you're an asshole?
 
2013-02-03 01:17:34 AM  

MisterTweak: Frank N Stein: drayno76: [arolemodel.com image 529x650]

Says the asshole that failed to act upon the Sith threat before it took hold.

Damn. The little f*cker *does* look a bit like Cheney, now that I think about it.


I'm just saying. Yoda put himself on a pedestal high and mightily as the leader of the Jedi and protector of the Republic. He failed to protect the republic, than has the audacity to say that all the people whos deaths he's responsible for are not heroes.
 
2013-02-03 01:17:42 AM  

John Henry Eden: MrHappyRotter: Frank N Stein: deadliest sniper in U.S. history

He never killed anyone. His gun did.

His gun never killed anyone either, you dirty lib.  It's the bullets that are generally fatal.


Bullets never killed anyone. Its the lead in the bullet that killed people.


It's the propellant blasting the lead projectile that kills.
 
2013-02-03 01:18:05 AM  
As a compromise, let's ban bans.
 
2013-02-03 01:19:00 AM