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NBC´s Bob Costas Blames
NFL Murder-Suicide On Guns

NewsBusters, by Noel Sheppard

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 12/2/2012 11:51:35 PM

NewsBusters reported Saturday the tragic murder-suicide involving a Kansas City Chiefs´ football player and his girlfriend. During halftime of NBC´s Sunday Night Football, Bob Costas chose to lecture America about how guns were to blame for the incident: Bob Costas: Well, you knew it was coming. In the aftermath of the nearly unfathomable events in Kansas City, [unintelligible] sports clichés was heard yet again: something like this really puts it all in perspective. Well, if so, that sort of perspective has a very short shelf-life since we will inevitably hear about the perspective we have

Wow, now you get political editorial commentary during halftime? [I don´t watch TV anymore, just the free stuff I snag off Internet.]

You know how you "know" Costas is a talking-pointed head pimp? He´s got this all wrong. Jovan Belcher was a "black, angry young man" who murdered his defenseless girlfriend. [If he didn´t have a gun, could have snapped her neck just as easily like a chicken]. In the liberals mind, gun owners are "angry, white old men."


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Donttaxmebro, 12/3/2012 12:03:56 AM     (No. 9045198)

Yeah, I think this was posted already

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Reply 2 - Posted by: IdSpud, 12/3/2012 12:13:39 AM     (No. 9045207)

This was most fortuitous. I was just in the process of composing a letter to the network. I turned off the football game when Clueless Bob made this announcement and will not watch any broadcast where he is the announcer again. He is so wrong on this that I cannot even begin to state my objections. The network has no business letting him make this type of editorial comment. This had nothing to do with guns. It could have easily been a comment on concussions, but he made it his personal choice to make his comments about guns, which really had nothing to do with this.
Shame on the network for broadcasting this.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: whiskey, 12/3/2012 12:15:02 AM     (No. 9045209)

Bob thinks that in the UK and all those other places whrere there are no gums, nobody ever gets killed.

As the OP pointed out Jovon didn´t need a weapon of any kind. But a club (ball bat, broom handel, VCR etc) would have worked as well as say a ... knife.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: 4Justice, 12/3/2012 12:15:43 AM     (No. 9045210)

This guy would have killed her no matter what. He could have used a knife or his hands even. The gun did not kill anyone. The man did.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: stablemoney, 12/3/2012 12:27:26 AM     (No. 9045214)

I muted Bob´s 30 minute lecture. Did he say something?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Gordon Freeman, 12/3/2012 1:08:54 AM     (No. 9045226)

Oh, but of course its the guns that do the killing. Yes, those inanimate pieces of metal and plastic. Without them there would be no murder... Boy that sure makes me feel better about myself.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Manitouman, 12/3/2012 1:11:04 AM     (No. 9045228)

Six million dead in Africa by machete. Rwanda, I think.

Must have been the availability of handguns that caused the use of the machetes.

Wisht ah ´ad hyr edicayshun an´ wuz smrt azz Bob.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: JustCause, 12/3/2012 1:15:35 AM     (No. 9045230)

I can´t stand listening to any of the commentators. I enjoy a close game and usually have the sound muted or so low I only hear the yell when something exciting happens on the field. Halftime is always muted.

I wonder when the last time Costas or someone he knows, was attacked by an inanimate object? It takes a human being to manipulate the trigger. But, logic and facts never matter to a liberal.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 12/3/2012 1:20:56 AM     (No. 9045232)

It´s football itself that needs to be banned, you know, all those head concussions turning football players into homicidal maniacs.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Pinchem, 12/3/2012 1:45:45 AM     (No. 9045242)

"Blaming the gun for murder is like blaming the computer for libel"

Liberal Democrats don´t have IQ´s high enough to comprehend this. It´s another reason why they are Liberals.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 12/3/2012 1:51:57 AM     (No. 9045245)

Presumably any laws Costas would have us enact against guns would work better than the laws we have against murder.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: FunOne, 12/3/2012 2:51:19 AM     (No. 9045259)

Having no real interest in either team, I was pleased that the game was competitive at the half, and planned to continue viewing. But, when the Costas´ social-political commentary was inflicted on me, I turned the game off. As to NBC, the only programming I ever viewed was sports, and now that they have injected their liberal agenda commentary into what should be simply entertainment, I will avoid that network completely.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 12/3/2012 2:58:03 AM     (No. 9045261)

We must ban knives as well because OJ used a knife. Bob Costas is like every other lib journalist: stupid, naive, self-loathing, obtuse, profligate, and gay as the day is long. Time 4 Rupert to go shopping for a sports network. $$$

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Reply 14 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 12/3/2012 3:06:56 AM     (No. 9045269)

If she had had a gun, only one would be dead and the child would have a parent.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: veritas, 12/3/2012 3:14:17 AM     (No. 9045273)

Only the monumentally ignorant or the irretrievably biased believe that kind of hoplophobic propaganda. All the real-world data refute the core assumption. We all know that.

The fact is a gun is just about the only thing that could have saved that young mother´s life.

Oh, and Bobbie? When you call 9-1-1, if you don´t demand that the cops arrive gunless, you´re a hypocrite and liar. As well as a jerk.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: flatwater, 12/3/2012 4:25:02 AM     (No. 9045297)

I see Cops carrying firearms every day.

Somehow, 99.99999% of them make it through the day without committing a murder/suicide.

Oddly, the exact same percentages apply to ordinary American firearms owners.

How can we communicate these obvious truths to intellectual midgets like Bob Costas?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: JLoophole, 12/3/2012 5:18:05 AM     (No. 9045314)

Bob, why don´t you take on banning football? People who don´t play responsibly can and do die, or cause the deaths of others.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: kanphil, 12/3/2012 5:41:29 AM     (No. 9045319)

Costas´ reputation as a dumkopf is growing by the day. Just to pick some numbers, there are somewhere around 100 million handgun owners in the USA. Only a handful, including Belcher woke up that fateful morning and killed somebody. So Costas, displaying his level of intellect, concludes we should penalize all hundred million. Idiot.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 12/3/2012 5:44:38 AM     (No. 9045320)

Costas. Move to Beijing, where they have plenty of dictators and no gun rights.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: arkfamily, 12/3/2012 6:06:38 AM     (No. 9045335)

Actually, it is what is in a person´s heart. They will find another weapon of choice to accomplish what is in their heart. These people just don´t get it.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: frenesi1, 12/3/2012 6:18:15 AM     (No. 9045342)

Actions were probably caused by football.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: binthere_dunthat, 12/3/2012 6:36:44 AM     (No. 9045361)

Thanks for giving us your jerk-wad, half baked opinion Bob. That added a lot to the picture and I´m sure you feel better about the whole incident now after spouting your ignornance.

Actually, by the murderer using a gun when he could have used about anything, considering his size, saved a lot of money for the public. His suicide, also facilitated by the gun saved the taxpayers a lot by precluding a trial. It´s too bad O.J. didn´t save the taxpayers money the same way.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: NancyD, 12/3/2012 6:39:32 AM     (No. 9045365)

We were watching the game when Costas made his political quote, because he is SO much smarter than ANY of us, and my husband and I both looked at each other and said "Really, are you sure about that"?

Whose to say the player wouldn´t have grabbed a knife or punched her instead?

Costas is an egotistical idiot. Just another TYPICAL liberal.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: bwebb, 12/3/2012 6:57:07 AM     (No. 9045387)

There is an old term used in the Old West that could fit this false claim " He speaks with a forked tongue " ! In other words...it is not true.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: azusaman, 12/3/2012 7:06:05 AM     (No. 9045402)


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Reply 26 - Posted by: parman, 12/3/2012 7:23:11 AM     (No. 9045416)

Spoons made me fat!

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Reply 27 - Posted by: JAN, 12/3/2012 7:36:24 AM     (No. 9045435)

Guess Costas didn´t notice the murders in Casper, Wyoming the other day.

A man flew from Connecticut, stabbed his dad´s girlfriend to death. Went to the college and shot his father to death with a crossbow and then stabbed himself to death.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: ocjim, 12/3/2012 7:41:43 AM     (No. 9045441)

Boob Costas. Another small little man with a big mouth and a ready opinion.
Hey, Boob!... Let me know when you come up with a gun control system that ensures me that the bad guys don´t get guns either. And furthermore, a Pro Football player sized guy in a rage could have fatally stabbed, strangled or broken her neck in a Kansas City second... Use your brain, before you use your pie hole, next time. What d´ya say, Boob?

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Reply 29 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 12/3/2012 7:47:25 AM     (No. 9045450)

Thank you, #29:

"Let me know when you come up with a gun control system that ensures me that the bad guys don´t get guns either."

That really oughta be on a bumper sticker.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Bevan, 12/3/2012 8:16:55 AM     (No. 9045495)

If the choice is between a "gun clinging" society and a communest manifesto clinging society, I´ll take the former.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 12/3/2012 8:20:08 AM     (No. 9045500)

And spoons make you fat

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Reply 32 - Posted by: bigken2, 12/3/2012 8:22:19 AM     (No. 9045504)


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Reply 33 - Posted by: hot coffee, 12/3/2012 8:27:02 AM     (No. 9045513)

Must See TV--the legendary Al Michaels sucker-punching Bob Costas in the throat.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: scipiotexicanus, 12/3/2012 8:43:05 AM     (No. 9045542)

They´ve destroyed the country now they are destroying my football watching experience. What next?

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Polecat49, 12/3/2012 8:54:52 AM     (No. 9045570)

#36, pick anything you like and it is very likely on the list for liberal, socialist, communist democRAT media and politicians, to be exterminated.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: ivehadit, 12/3/2012 8:58:00 AM     (No. 9045575)

What´s next? It´s here: wealth redistributionin the BCS bowl games.

If you want to have an easy way to explain Marxist socialist policies look st Northern Illinois in a BCS bowl game and GEORGIA IS NOT. Why? Because we need to simply spread the money around. Period. NOT put the best and most qualified teams in the bowl games, noooo, it must be "fair". Nothing more, nothing less.

Tell everyone you meet about this!

America, when are you going to stop this insanity?

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 12/3/2012 8:59:43 AM     (No. 9045581)

#35, bwaaahahahaha! Seriously, Rush is convinced that liberals will use ´stopping concussions because they cause mental and emotional damage´ to permamently wreck and ruin football. When that happens, where will all the hasbeen commentators like Booby Costas go?

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Reply 38 - Posted by: bighambone, 12/3/2012 10:51:44 AM     (No. 9045857)

These type rage murders occur in black communities all over the country routinely and nothing is said much, only when the perpetrator is someone of note, like an NFL football player, does the media make a big deal about it.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: broken01, 12/3/2012 11:55:09 AM     (No. 9046008)

During the olympics I burned out the mute button on my TV remote everytime this DB spoke. Little Bobby is nothing but a predicatble anti gun moron who can be counted on to say something utterly stupid. Yeah the gun made that Jovan kill himself and his girlfriend. We can´t blame the fact that this guy for whatever reason chose this bad course of action. Nah that would be too easy for a muddleheaded twerp like Costas to consider. This guy reminds me of a "male" version of that other brainless twit Hannah Storm. Oh and Bob the nip and tuck didn´t work.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: JudithC, 12/3/2012 1:45:28 PM     (No. 9046254)

Bob Costas is one of those tiny little noxious men in more ways than intellectually. Not only does he have a little big men complex, he thinks his words drop like pearls and that he has the right to pontificate during football game looking into the camera with that fixed stare he apparently thinks adds to his credibility. Not only did he pontificate, he made a fool out of himself being wrong at the same time making his absolute claim that without a gun there´d never have been a murder-suicide. Ergo, we all need to give up guns.

NBC of course will do nothing except give the dwarf like Costas a raise and a booster chair so he looks taller. In a real world, he´d have been fired before the game was over.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: veritas, 12/3/2012 3:20:10 PM     (No. 9046484)

#17: Here´s a useful truism for cases like Costas´, which I recently discovered: "I can explain it for you. I can´t understand it for you."

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