DC Attorney General Now Investigating How To Not Prosecute David Gregory While Writing Opinion That Has Absolutely No Exceptions For Anyone Not Named David Gregory

A nations of connections, and status, and social class, not laws.

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TOP OF THE WORLD, MA!!

TOP OF THE WORLD ...

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Posted by: David Gregory at January 09, 2013 02:07 PM (RuUvx)

2 One way to get Gregory locked up quick is just to have Fox News hire him.

Posted by: Roy at January 09, 2013 02:08 PM (VndSC)

3 Molon Labe

Posted by: Brewer at January 09, 2013 02:08 PM (eV1I0)

4 Of course not. And as we noted in the previous thread with Rowen, even shooting someone with an illegal gun in DC is excused by the jury.


But Greggory has something against him, he is not black.

Posted by: Vic at January 09, 2013 02:09 PM (53z96)

5 Good!

And foist?

Posted by: Lurkasaurus at January 09, 2013 02:09 PM (Dz1SV)

6 hi-cap magazines for me, but not for thee.

Posted by: OregonMuse at January 09, 2013 02:09 PM (9GaPd)

7 All pigs are equal. Some are more equal than others.

Posted by: rickb223 at January 09, 2013 02:09 PM (GFM2b)

8 Hooh boy, this is a toughie.

Posted by: Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan at January 09, 2013 02:10 PM (QKKT0)

9 David Gregory--He's Exceptional!

The USA? Not so much.

Posted by: tasker at January 09, 2013 02:11 PM (r2PLg)

10 DO. YOU. KNOW. WHO. I. AM?

Posted by: David Gregory at January 09, 2013 02:11 PM (QKKT0)

11 Posted by: Vic at January 09, 2013 02:09 PM (53z96)
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He is a cornball white boy as corny as they come, sending his children to a corny private school that employs eleven armed guards.

Posted by: kallisto at January 09, 2013 02:12 PM (jm/9g)

12 I don't see what's holding the prosecutor up.

It's not like Gregory will go to jail. He'll plea-bargain to a suspended sentence, right?

Granted, that would mean we could all call David Gregory a felon, but little else. I guess he couldn't vote or own a gun, but he apparently hates guns and I'm sure journalistic ethics prevents him from voting. *cough*

So what's the big deal?

Posted by: AmishDude at January 09, 2013 02:12 PM (T0NGe)

13 Either the law applies to everyone, equally, or it has no legitimacy

Posted by: Jones in CO at January 09, 2013 02:12 PM (8sCoq)

14 ... the producer told me the child porn was a prop. It was okay.

I'm a reporter for god's sake ...

Posted by: David Gregory at January 09, 2013 02:12 PM (RuUvx)

15 After all, Gregory's kids are school mates of the Obama girls. New Aristocracy and all that.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at January 09, 2013 02:13 PM (UOM48)

16 I fail to see the need for 'a case' in this.

Convict the bastard.

The Bailiff may fire when ready.

Posted by: BumperStickerist at January 09, 2013 02:13 PM (RuUvx)

17 Impunity, motherfucker, DO YOU SPEAK IT?

Posted by: Jules Winnfield at January 09, 2013 02:14 PM (QKKT0)

18
13
Either the law applies to everyone, equally, or it has no legitimacy


Posted by: Jones in CO at January 09, 2013 02:12 PM (8sCoq)


Hahahhahahahahahaha!!!
What? Oh. You were serious with that statement?

Posted by: BCochran1981 at January 09, 2013 02:14 PM (da5Wo)

19 DC Attorney General Now Investigating How To Not Prosecute David Gregory While Writing Opinion That Has Absolutely No Exceptions For Anyone Not Named David Gregory


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I'm already working on his loophole--it involves hairspray inhalation!

Posted by: DC Attorney General Irvin B. Nathan, Esq. at January 09, 2013 02:14 PM (r2PLg)

20 I'm a reporter for god's sake ...
Posted by: David Gregory at January 09, 2013 02:12 PM (RuUvx)


No, sir. You are an enormous albino chimp.

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit at January 09, 2013 02:14 PM (4df7R)

21 Commit the crime, do the time. Unless you're an elitist MFMer who will now be rewarded for gobbling the preazy knob in public, relentlessly and with gusto.

Posted by: kallisto at January 09, 2013 02:14 PM (jm/9g)

22 poo

Posted by: simpleton at January 09, 2013 02:14 PM (i3pKT)

23 >>>Granted, that would mean we could all call David Gregory a felon

On what planet does the DC AG not plea bargain that down to a misdemeanor? 'Cause that ain't Earth.

Posted by: MikeTheMoose is Shrugging at January 09, 2013 02:14 PM (0q2P7)

24 In an e-mail, a spokeswoman for D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier said her department has “completed the investigation into this matter, and the case has been presented to the OAG for a determination of the prosecutorial merit of the case.

The video evidence makes this seem like an open and shut case.

Posted by: toby928© for TB at January 09, 2013 02:15 PM (QupBk)

25 One thing you can say for David Gregory. He doesn't poop his pants when he visits the White House. That we know of.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at January 09, 2013 02:15 PM (UOM48)

26 Sorry, I don't follow links to WaPo.

In fact, the hatted whore, Drudge, is now mostly links I won't follow.

I would rather slam my Johnson in a car door.

Posted by: marcus at January 09, 2013 02:15 PM (GGCsk)

27 My Perfect Helmet Hair with Highlights! Deflects All Law!!!

Posted by: Super Gregory! at January 09, 2013 02:15 PM (r2PLg)

28 Welcome Gregory , try the spotted owl soup.

Posted by: Jon Corzine at January 09, 2013 02:16 PM (AWmfW)

29 The irony is the news poodle's defenders can argue that Gregory should get a free pass because he had no criminal intent--just like 99.99% of all gun owners.

Posted by: wisenheimer at January 09, 2013 02:16 PM (eYx/w)

30 Silly gun nuts. Rules are for Republicans.

Posted by: Jaws at January 09, 2013 02:16 PM (4I3Uo)

31 Diplomatic Immunity!

Posted by: David Gregory waving his press pass at January 09, 2013 02:16 PM (QupBk)

32

We're returning to the Wild, Wild West.

Complete lawlessness.

Posted by: beach at January 09, 2013 02:16 PM (LpQbZ)

33 On what planet does the DC AG not plea bargain that down to a misdemeanor? 'Cause that ain't Earth.

Might not be able to. But I get your point.

Posted by: AmishDude at January 09, 2013 02:17 PM (T0NGe)

34 The irony is that had Gregory not been so ignorant about guns, he could've simply pried off the magazine base plate, removed the magazine spring and follower, and put the base plate back in. It would've required a pocket knife or screwdriver and about 30 seconds.

Viewers probably wouldn't have noticed, and a magazine body is just a piece of folded metal.

Posted by: Hollowpoint at January 09, 2013 02:17 PM (SY2Kh)

35 Don't drop the soap.

Or maybe in your case, dropping it may bring memories of home.

Posted by: marcus at January 09, 2013 02:17 PM (GGCsk)

36 The rules apply equally to everyone. Prosecute him to the fullest extent of the law!

Posted by: Timmy Geithner at January 09, 2013 02:17 PM (3zV6k)

37 On the bright side, once all the guns are gone, the magazines will make nice conversation pieces.

Posted by: Truman North at January 09, 2013 02:18 PM (I2LwF)

38 simple. David Gregory is a memeber of The New Manderins, or the Ruling Caste. Am I right?

Posted by: thunderb at January 09, 2013 02:18 PM (Dnbau)

39 The rules apply equally to everyone. Prosecute him to the fullest extent of the law!
Posted by: Timmy Geithner at January 09, 2013 02:17 PM (3zV6k)

I couldn't agree more.

Posted by: Jon Corzine at January 09, 2013 02:18 PM (3zV6k)

40 The decision on whether anyone should be prosecuted after “Meet the Press” host David Gregory appeared to hold a high-capacity ammunition magazine on national television now belongs to the District’s Office of the Attorney General, authorities said Tuesday.


Okay, I get that this is a criminal prosecution and therefore we're not supposed to use absolutes; it's all "alleged" this and "alleged" that. But "appeared to hold"? Seriously? He held it up and said, "This is XYZ." You can argue that it might have been fake, although no one's said that and we know it wasn't, but how about this; how about we say, "host David Gregory held up what he professed to be a high-capacity ammunition magazine." Okay? He never said, "This is a replica," or, "this is a facsimile." His intention was that it should be perceived as a real magazine. There's no "appeared" about it.

I hate WaPo.

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit at January 09, 2013 02:18 PM (4df7R)

41 Either the law applies to everyone, equally, or it has no legitimacy
Posted by: Jones in CO at January 09, 2013 02:12 PM (8sCoq)


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Actually, the preezy and DC in general have set the lawless precedent. How many fed court orders has the preezy and the dems disregarded in the last term? How many times have they unconstitutionally mandated law on the populace. They've set the example. I'm ready to follow it.

Posted by: Soona at January 09, 2013 02:18 PM (Z4jYo)

42 >>plea bargain that down to a misdemeanor?

You see that's what the consternation is over. Not whether Gregory will do time, he won't, not whether Gregory will get a felony conviction on his record, he won't, not whether Gregory's life will in any significant way be negatively impacted, it won't. The whole hem-hawing is just trying to figure out a way to weasel out of publicly admitting he was wrong. That's all; nothing more. Just to deprive us of the moral victory.

Posted by: MikeTheMoose is Shrugging at January 09, 2013 02:18 PM (0q2P7)

43 The rules apply equally to everyone. Prosecute him to the fullest extent of the law! Posted by: Timmy Geithner at January 09, 2013 02:17 PM (3zV6k)
There should be no double standards when it comes to law enforcement.

Posted by: Eric Holder at January 09, 2013 02:19 PM (3zV6k)

44 " Okay? He never said, "This is a replica," or, "this is a facsimile." His intention was that it should be perceived as a real magazine. There's no "appeared" about it.

I hate WaPo.

Posted by: MWR


To be fair™, Gregory and WaPo claim to be truthful.

Posted by: weft cut-loop at January 09, 2013 02:19 PM (djdc7)

45 31
Yes just like that crazy lebanese chick who got Petraeus' toned-armed bunnyboiler pissed off.Welcome to Washington D.C., seething cesspool of diplomatic immunity claimers and parasitic attention hos.

Posted by: kallisto at January 09, 2013 02:20 PM (jm/9g)

46 The next person arrested for large capacity magazines in DC can make a plea of "selective enforcement" but will still likely lose.

Posted by: Vic at January 09, 2013 02:20 PM (53z96)

47
"will now be rewarded for gobbling the preazy knob in public, relentlessly and with gusto."

Reggie must be furious.

Posted by: Jaws at January 09, 2013 02:20 PM (4I3Uo)

48 ;::;Police have said NBC asked them whether it was legally permissible to show the clip. Police said they told NBC it was not. Some published reports suggest that NBC also sought guidance from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and got contradictory information:::

• asked if displaying the magazine would be illegal

• was told that YES, it would be illegal

• displays magazine anyway

• is currently befuddled as to why Gregory should be prosecuted


D.C. Not only has the stupidest prosecutor in the US, but that stupid twat of a police chief makes me want to gun down a room full of orphans, execution style.

Posted by: Empire of Jeff at January 09, 2013 02:20 PM (nxyLn)

49 MSNBC anchor for election coverage in 2008
Due to internal fighting among the staff at MSNBC, Gregory was appointed as anchor on MSNBC during the presidential debates and the 2008 election.[8][9][10][11] On November 4–5, he teamed with Rachel Maddow, Eugene Robinson, Chris Matthews and Keith Olbermann as commentators on the presidential election.


_______________________

This had to be ugly--I'm sure he has tape and Lesley Moonface is on the bottom....

Posted by: Super Gregory! at January 09, 2013 02:21 PM (r2PLg)

50 >plea bargain that down to a misdemeanor?<

How about waterboarding? You know, as a journalistic artifact.

Posted by: marcus at January 09, 2013 02:21 PM (GGCsk)

51 Obama said he would 'Transform America'

Equal Rights.... Equal Protection under the Law... Constitutional Rights...

Yep... he is tranforming America all right.... only F'n promise he has kept.... dam it...

Posted by: Romeo13 paying attention.... at January 09, 2013 02:21 PM (lZBBB)

52 David will be arrested on live TV. He will be convicted and sentenced. I have full confidence in the rule of law in the nation's capitol.

**LOL**

Posted by: ElKomandante at January 09, 2013 02:21 PM (+aLeR)

53 we mustn't question our betters. Afterall, he was just trying to enlighten us

Posted by: thunderb at January 09, 2013 02:21 PM (Dnbau)

54

My question is.

Where'd he get the magazine?

Posted by: beach at January 09, 2013 02:21 PM (LpQbZ)

55
"13Either the law applies to everyone, equally, or it has no legitimacy"


You ignorant hick!

Posted by: Eric Holder at January 09, 2013 02:21 PM (ma1sf)

56 Some people deserve to be above the law - Caesar was exempt from Caesar's laws, you know.

Posted by: Mary Jo Kopechne at January 09, 2013 02:21 PM (3zV6k)

57 Posted by: Empire of Jeff at January 09, 2013 02:20 PM (nxyLn)

But... but... Freedom of the PRESS!

Posted by: MSM Lawyer... at January 09, 2013 02:22 PM (lZBBB)

58 >Where'd he get the magazine?<

Where the hell is deep throat and Woodward when you need them?

Oh the salad days of journalism...-_-

Posted by: marcus at January 09, 2013 02:23 PM (GGCsk)

59

Charge him, let him plea it down, fine him a nominal amount (for his income), and forget it.


Simple. And he should be glad to go through the process and pay the fine. He'll get a good story and a lot of attentionout of it.

Posted by: Meremortal, time to slutdrop the GOPe at January 09, 2013 02:23 PM (1Y+hH)

60 I think I now prefer Ruling Caste. Gregory is a member of the Ruling Caste and is thus not subject to prosecution

Posted by: thunderb at January 09, 2013 02:23 PM (Dnbau)

61 >My question is.



Where'd he get the magazine?

Posted by: beach at January 09, 2013 02:21 PM (LpQbZ)


any gun shop in Virginia, just across the District line

Posted by: Jones in CO at January 09, 2013 02:23 PM (8sCoq)

62 Where'd he get the magazine?

The ATF has a gift shop in the lobby.

Posted by: Gristle Encased Head at January 09, 2013 02:23 PM (+lsX1)

63 Hey David , can I get it back now?! They're calling from Mexico and they're furious!

Posted by: Eric Holder at January 09, 2013 02:23 PM (AWmfW)

64 D.C. Not only has the stupidest prosecutor in the US, but that stupid twat of a police chief makes me want to gun down a room full of orphans, execution style.
Posted by: Empire of Jeff at January 09, 2013 02:20 PM (nxyLn)


This reminds me of one of my favorite quotes from episode 202 of Incognito Cinema Warriors XP, "Soapy the Germ Fighter:"

TOPSY: "ARRRGH! His voice makes me want to set his face on fire and put it out with a shotgun."

I often find myself quoting that line whenever I'm forced to endure more than 5 seconds of the MFM.

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit at January 09, 2013 02:24 PM (4df7R)

65 the law only applies to the lower castes

Posted by: thunderb at January 09, 2013 02:24 PM (Dnbau)

66 Banning magazines of any size is unconstitutional. This is a set up for universal banning of 30-round mags. Nothing these fuckers do is by accident.

Posted by: Cicero Kid at January 09, 2013 02:24 PM (ma1sf)

67 that stupid twat of a police chief makes me want to gun down a room full of orphans, execution style.

Then who will power the grist mill? Don't cut off your nose to spite your face, Dread Lord.

Posted by: toby928© for TB at January 09, 2013 02:24 PM (QupBk)

68

LOL, every single conservative news head should be holding one up every night of the week while they hem and haw trying to legitimize Gregory's existence.

Posted by: beach at January 09, 2013 02:24 PM (LpQbZ)

69 What we really need is a genuine Get Out of Jail Free card. One that can be handed out by president foodstamp to the exempt class at fundraisers.

Posted by: Vashta Nerada at January 09, 2013 02:24 PM (3zV6k)

70
Just recall that when your betters ride by (as you walk), ensure that you do not raise your eyes to them, nor address them until addressed first. Also, do not turn your back on them, nor attempt to interrupt them whilst they are speaking.

It's for your own good, you know.

Posted by: Jess1 at January 09, 2013 02:25 PM (lbiWb)

71 In DC, a 30 round magazine is only dangerous if you throw it at someones head.

Posted by: marcus at January 09, 2013 02:25 PM (GGCsk)

72 ::::This reminds me of one of my favorite quotes from episode 202 of Incognito Cinema Warriors XP, "Soapy the Germ Fighter:"

TOPSY: "ARRRGH! His voice makes me want to set his face on fire and put it out with a shotgun." ::::

That's a pretty awesome quote.

Posted by: Empire of Jeff at January 09, 2013 02:25 PM (nxyLn)

73 Where'd he get the magazine?

Posted by: beach at January 09, 2013 02:21 PM (LpQbZ)


any gun shop in Virginia, just across the District line
Posted by: Jones in CO at January 09, 2013 02:23 PM (8sCoq)



Are you sure he didn't borrow it from his bodyguard ;-) ?

Posted by: beach at January 09, 2013 02:27 PM (LpQbZ)

74
"any gun shop in Virginia, just across the District line"
There's no line - it is the dreaded Powtawmak River, a dividing line between the true Civilization of Maryland DC and the raw (but slowly civilizing NoVa) Old Dominion.

Posted by: Jess1 at January 09, 2013 02:27 PM (lbiWb)

75 What we really need is a genuine Get Out of Jail Free card. One that can be handed out by president foodstamp to the exempt class at fundraisers.
Posted by: Vashta Nerada at January 09, 2013 02:24 PM (3zV6k)


Too much cost. Easier to just brand the plebeians' forearms, so that law enforcement can know who it is acceptable to arrest and prosecute.

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit at January 09, 2013 02:27 PM (4df7R)

76 So if I buy a fedora with that "Press" card on it I can legally convert my AK to full auto?

Posted by: Buzzsaw at January 09, 2013 02:28 PM (qo244)

77
"Easier to just brand the plebeians' forearms"
Even easier to view dress, style, and language as differentiation...

Posted by: Jess1 at January 09, 2013 02:29 PM (lbiWb)

78 the ruling caste decides who is prosecuted and who is not

Posted by: thunderb at January 09, 2013 02:29 PM (Dnbau)

79 David Gregory can't go to jail... who knows what would happen to his hair: http://preview.tinyurl.com/acqfh8r

Posted by: Calvin at January 09, 2013 02:30 PM (mMlqY)

80 Arrrrggghhhh that headline is making my eye twitch.


The investigation isn't into displaying the magazine, it's into having possession of it.

*stompys all over everyone*

Posted by: alexthechick - SMOD. Seriously, Sheldon/Penny to the end. at January 09, 2013 02:30 PM (VtjlW)

81 Clearly, David Gregory holding an assault rifle clip is a tax. It's all good.

Posted by: Justice Roberts at January 09, 2013 02:31 PM (XN0LR)

82 No jail time. How about a public flogging?

Posted by: Fritz at January 09, 2013 02:31 PM (w3+gB)

83 We need common sense Zorb control. Potential lives saved: exactly one.

http://fxn.ws/11f06px

Posted by: Empire of Jeff at January 09, 2013 02:31 PM (nxyLn)

84 Honestly, I wonder how many people in DC have been convicted on similar charges.

They should be very careful about how this is litigated.

Posted by: marcus at January 09, 2013 02:32 PM (GGCsk)

85 He's a kakistocrat.

Posted by: Truman North at January 09, 2013 02:32 PM (I2LwF)

86 >>plea bargain that down to a misdemeanor?

You see that's what the consternation is over. Not whether Gregory will do time, he won't, not whether Gregory will get a felony conviction on his record, he won't, not whether Gregory's life will in any significant way be negatively impacted, it won't. The whole hem-hawing is just trying to figure out a way to weasel out of publicly admitting he was wrong. That's all; nothing more. Just to deprive us of the moral victory.


This.

Posted by: AmishDude at January 09, 2013 02:32 PM (T0NGe)

87 82
No jail time. How about a public flogging?




I'm all for seeing him in an orange jumpsuit picking up roadside trash.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at January 09, 2013 02:32 PM (UOM48)

88 One day, I hope to have blue overalls like the factory foreman.

Then I'll be somebody.

Posted by: Bevel Lemelisk at January 09, 2013 02:32 PM (XN0LR)

89 but if it isn't real and only a facsimile, then he isn't possessing anything. Thats the argument

Posted by: thunderb at January 09, 2013 02:32 PM (Dnbau)

90 83
We need common sense Zorb control. Potential lives saved: exactly one.



http://fxn.ws/11f06px

Posted by: Empire of Jeff at January 09, 2013 02:31 PM (nxyLn)

"Hold my vwoka and vatch this, comrade!"

Posted by: Tami at January 09, 2013 02:33 PM (X6akg)

91 "Easier to just brand the plebeians' forearms"

In my fantasy empire, people's station in life will be shown by the size and elaborateness of their hats. I, for one, will have a hat in the shape of a battleship. Also, the crime of impersonating a higher caste, the so-called "False Cap Offense", will be punished most severely.

Posted by: toby928© for TB at January 09, 2013 02:33 PM (QupBk)

92 or if he didn't own it and was only showing it, he will argue he wasn't possessing it

Posted by: thunderb at January 09, 2013 02:33 PM (Dnbau)

93 80
Arrrrggghhhh that headline is making my eye twitch.





The investigation isn't into displaying the magazine, it's into having possession of it.



*stompys all over everyone*

Posted by: alexthechick - SMOD. Seriously, Sheldon/Penny to the end. at January 09, 2013 02:30 PM (VtjlW)

It's the constant pro left-slant manipulation of facts in media.

Posted by: Temper Tantrum at January 09, 2013 02:33 PM (AWmfW)

94 That's a pretty awesome quote.
Posted by: Empire of Jeff at January 09, 2013 02:25 PM (nxyLn)


And remarkably applicable to many situations.

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit at January 09, 2013 02:33 PM (4df7R)

95 88 82
No jail time. How about a public flogging?



I'm all for seeing him in an orange jumpsuit picking up roadside trash.
Posted by: Jane D'oh at January 09, 2013 02:32 PM (UOM4

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I think he should be made to shave his head on TV and sing-- a la Hathaway.

Wait...I'm not sure the audience should be punished.

Posted by: Super Gregory! at January 09, 2013 02:33 PM (r2PLg)

96 "I'm David Gregory" is the new "I was just researching for a movie role."

Posted by: no good deed at January 09, 2013 02:34 PM (mjR67)

97 Chillax. The first is inherently implied by the second. And we never would have known he possessed one if he didn't display it. He could have done the "guess what I have in my pocket" routine, but it wouldn't have had the faggy quasi-dramatic impact he was going for.

Posted by: Empire of Jeff at January 09, 2013 02:34 PM (nxyLn)

98 Bailiff, whack his pee-pee!

Posted by: Trippin' in court at January 09, 2013 02:35 PM (ma1sf)

99 >>>One day, I hope to have blue overalls like the factory foreman.

A white hard hat gets you access to the executive "wash room."

Posted by: Fritz at January 09, 2013 02:35 PM (w3+gB)

100 He could have done the "guess what I have in my pocket" routine, but it wouldn't have had the faggy quasi-dramatic impact he was going for.
Posted by: Empire of Jeff at January 09, 2013 02:34 PM (nxyLn)
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I do believe he has used that line in a bar before.

Posted by: Vashta Nerada at January 09, 2013 02:36 PM (3zV6k)

101 97
wtf why i am Banned

*ahem* you broke the blog rules on the last thread.

Posted by: MikeTheMoose is Shrugging at January 09, 2013 02:36 PM (0q2P7)

102 In my fantasy empire, people's station in life will be shown by the size and elaborateness of their hats. hair. I, for one, will have a hat in the shape of a battleship. Also, the crime of impersonating a higher caste, the so-called "False Cap Offense", will be punished most severely.
Posted by: toby928© for TB at January 09, 2013 02:33 PM (QupBk)

This has been done already.

Marie Antoinette--David Gregory.

Posted by: Super Gregory! at January 09, 2013 02:36 PM (r2PLg)

103 "I'm David Gregory" is the new "I was just researching for a movie role."

Works for me.

Posted by: Pete Townshend at January 09, 2013 02:36 PM (eYx/w)

104 alex, your comment in the previous thread re Biden was teh stupid.....the banhammer gotcha.

Posted by: Tami at January 09, 2013 02:36 PM (X6akg)

105 Anyone have an opinion on a PTR91SC?

Posted by: cajun carrot at January 09, 2013 02:36 PM (UZQM8)

106 or if he didn't own it and was only showing it, he will argue he wasn't possessing it
Posted by: thunderb at January 09, 2013 02:33 PM (Dnbau)


I'd invite every person ever convicted of drug possession to use that same argument in court. "It's not mine! I didn't know what it was and someone at a party stuffed it in my pocket!"

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit at January 09, 2013 02:36 PM (4df7R)

107 A kakistocrat; a member of the kakistocracy; with kakistocratic affectations and privileges.

Posted by: Truman North at January 09, 2013 02:37 PM (I2LwF)

108 I do believe he has used that line in a bar before.

I'm kind of fond of it myself.

Posted by: Bilbo Baggins at January 09, 2013 02:37 PM (XN0LR)

109 >>NRA President David Keene told CNN last month that he did not think Gregory should be prosecuted

Join the NRA if you want to show support but shit like this is why I quit.

Posted by: SpongeBob Saget at January 09, 2013 02:37 PM (epxV4)

110 A nation of connections, status, social class, not laws

In other words, fascism. I am amazed at how quickly we have devolved into a fascist state under this teflon imbecile scoamt.

Posted by: real joe at January 09, 2013 02:38 PM (FoG9u)

111 The Banhammer is strong and swift today.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at January 09, 2013 02:38 PM (UOM48)

112 Why prosecute only David Gregory?

Did other employees of MSNBC conspire with Gregory to possess the illegal magazine?

Did someone drive into the District to bring the magazine to Gregory?

Posted by: edj at January 09, 2013 02:38 PM (+QKfp)

113 I'd invite every person ever convicted of drug possession to use that same argument in court. "It's not mine! I didn't know what it was and someone at a party stuffed it in my pocket!"
Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit at January 09, 2013 02:36 PM (4df7R)

__________________

Or the drug mole.

I didn't know what it was and someone at a party stuffed it in my ______ !"

Posted by: Super Gregory! at January 09, 2013 02:38 PM (r2PLg)

114 In Soviet Russia, zorb controls you!

Posted by: Lurking Ruskie at January 09, 2013 02:38 PM (BrQrN)

115 Der Fuehrer can simply pardon David Gregory with an executive order..

We should see the enabling laws passed very soon that will make all these things easier.. not to worry.

Posted by: Chi-Town Jerry at January 09, 2013 02:39 PM (f9c2L)

116 He could have done the "guess what I have in my pocket" routine, but it wouldn't have had the faggy quasi-dramatic impact he was going for.
Posted by: Empire of Jeff at January 09, 2013 02:34 PM (nxyLn)


Quasi-dramatic effect, no. Faggy? very much yes.

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit at January 09, 2013 02:39 PM (4df7R)

117 Nude Nick Searcy thread

Posted by: toby928© for TB at January 09, 2013 02:39 PM (QupBk)

118
>>>The Banhammer is strong and swift today.

Well it's been like a big rig diesel. Hard to get started, but once it got moving. ..

Posted by: MikeTheMoose is Shrugging at January 09, 2013 02:39 PM (0q2P7)

119 117
Nude Nick Searcy thread




Would it be too much to ask for a nude Adam Baldwin thread?

Posted by: Jane D'oh at January 09, 2013 02:40 PM (UOM48)

120 I'd invite every person ever convicted of drug
possession to use that same argument in court. "It's not mine! I didn't
know what it was and someone at a party stuffed it in my pocket!"

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit at January 09, 2013 02:36 PM (4df7R)

It's not mine! I just stole it! wait..

Posted by: Temper Tantrum at January 09, 2013 02:40 PM (AWmfW)

121 The path our nation finds itself on is not a good one. Exemptions from the law(s), passed out as political patronage, as was done with Obamacare, for example. The entire sorry premise is corrupt. It leads to contempt for the laws, all of them.

Posted by: navybrat at January 09, 2013 02:40 PM (BzGtc)

122 I just bought an M1A tonight from a police armory. I wanted an M-14 but they be 22 grand,WAY out of my rifle budget!

I'm off to buy crates of ammo now before Gun Grabby McFlap ears does an executive order end run around the Constitution.

My wife says.."our home looks like the army fort. Guns, crates of ammo everywhere, why do you need all this stuff?"

I replied.."I am the American people...We will need them soon enough baby!"

Posted by: Judge_Roy_bean at January 09, 2013 02:41 PM (oqZYf)

123 A nation of connections, status, and social class....


As it should be, you ponderous heathens!


Posted by: Little Lord Floppy Balls at January 09, 2013 02:41 PM (jvd3N)

124 Start a nude randy Orton thread and mrs. North will become a Moronette.

Posted by: Truman North at January 09, 2013 02:42 PM (I2LwF)

125 Join the NRA if you want to show support but shit like this is why I quit.

And I quit when they endorsed the pederast.

Posted by: Infidel at January 09, 2013 02:42 PM (O/fK8)

126 OT sorry

WashPost columnist says RGIII's knee was injured by... wait for it.... RACISM http://is.gd/H1u1Nq

Posted by: Jones in CO at January 09, 2013 02:42 PM (8sCoq)

127 And we never would have known he possessed one if he didn't display it.>>

Odd that it was so readily available to be in his paw. Since with modern multimedia a picture of one from a state where they are legal would seem to be easier. If he doesn't get charged who had one at home to bring in?

Posted by: Buzzsaw at January 09, 2013 02:43 PM (qo244)

128 Wow. They really want us talking about guns. Anyone else wondering what the other hand is doing?

Posted by: The Mega Independent at January 09, 2013 02:44 PM (5qWTl)

129 Odd that it was so readily available to be in his paw.>>

To add to my own point . This is a big fucking flashing light of proof that more laws wont fix the problem.

Posted by: Buzzsaw at January 09, 2013 02:45 PM (qo244)

130 Paul Ryan decided to go back to being Paul Ryan
http://tinyurl.com/aspfkls (warning, it's a huff po link)

Posted by: Caustic at January 09, 2013 02:45 PM (/b8+5)

131 Shouldn't Gregory stand by His convictions ? I mean if His point was to show what average american citizens should not be able to avail themselves of, shouldn't He be delighted to be the first arrest after espousing those ideals?

Posted by: ette- at January 09, 2013 02:47 PM (nqBYe)

132 The clown court in The Dark Knight Rises is beginning to look pretty good.

Posted by: SmileyNH at January 09, 2013 02:49 PM (hlZx/)

133 Start a nude randy Orton thread and mrs. North will become a Moronette.>>

I get the feeling this comment isn't as much about Mrs. North becoming a Moronette as it is about your desire to get laid.

Posted by: Buzzsaw at January 09, 2013 02:49 PM (qo244)

134 @ 113, good one! Reminds me of the ole Cheech and Chong routine.

"Officer..I merely found these drugs and was on the way to the Police station to turn them in when apprehended!"

Posted by: Judge_Roy_bean at January 09, 2013 02:50 PM (gomr6)

135 Mega Independant, yes I do wonder what they are doing now, and what they did during the holidays.

That's their favorite time of the year to slide gifts down the chimney .

i meant down our throats

Posted by: ette- at January 09, 2013 02:51 PM (nqBYe)

136 128 Wow. They really want us talking about guns. Anyone else wondering what the other hand is doing?

The other hand is trying to confiscate guns.

Posted by: Bevel Lemelisk at January 09, 2013 02:54 PM (v6YdM)

137 I don't see what's holding the prosecutor up.



It's not like Gregory will go to jail. He'll plea-bargain to a suspended sentence, right?



Granted, that would mean we could all call David Gregory a felon,
but little else. I guess he couldn't vote or own a gun, but he
apparently hates guns and I'm sure journalistic ethics prevents him from
voting. *cough*



So what's the big deal?


By become a felon involved with firearms, Gregory should have trouble getting into government buildings, flying on commercial planes and interviewing Constitutional officers.

What everyone is waiting, I believe, is for the DC Council to amend the law to include a civil option and not just criminal.

Gregory then gets a slap on the wrist and martyrdom for the greater cause.

The rest of us will still get 1 year in Mecklenberg , VA jail and a $10,000 fine.

Posted by: John P. Squibob at January 09, 2013 02:55 PM (kqqGm)

138
“Confiscation could be an option. Mandatory sale to the state could be an option. Permitting could be an option — keep your gun but permit it.”
– Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D-N.Y.

thats what the feds exec order will do too, I reckon

Posted by: thunderb at January 09, 2013 02:55 PM (Dnbau)

139 permit price will be so high it will force the sale on many of those guns, making them cost prohibitive I'll bet

Posted by: thunderb at January 09, 2013 02:56 PM (Dnbau)

140 Wow. They really want us talking about guns. Anyone else wondering what the other hand is doing?
Posted by: The Mega Independent at January 09, 2013 02:44 PM (5qWTl)


Keep your eyes on the economy.

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit at January 09, 2013 02:58 PM (4df7R)

141 “Confiscation could be an option. Mandatory sale to the state could be an option. Permitting could be an option — keep your gun but permit it.”– Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D-N.Y.

Gosh, all of those options sound like pretty unreasonable infringements to me.

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit at January 09, 2013 03:00 PM (4df7R)

142 We're returning to the Wild, Wild West.



Complete lawlessness.

Posted by: beach at January 09, 2013 02:16 PM (LpQbZ)



Can we get Robert Conrad to kick the shit out of people?

Posted by: TheQuietMan at January 09, 2013 03:03 PM (1Jaio)

143 I want Gregory held equal before the law.

Also, anyone else in the office who acquired, touched, or transported said magazine.

Posted by: Tonic Dog at January 09, 2013 03:05 PM (X/+QT)

144 I've been offline for about a week. Has anyone brought up the possibility that the one billion round DHS ammunition shopping spree last year was intended to take a huge amount of ammo off the market, hence unavailable to citizens?

Posted by: wisenheimer at January 09, 2013 03:08 PM (eYx/w)

145 144, Me.

Posted by: Tonic Dog at January 09, 2013 03:12 PM (X/+QT)

146 144 And drive up the price for the remaining stocks. It's a two-fer.

Posted by: Tonic Dog at January 09, 2013 03:13 PM (X/+QT)

147
This is easy.
The magazine was a movie prop. It was filled with Bondo, and couldn't have been used in a real gun. End of story.

Anyone of you can prove this wrong?I didn't think so.

Posted by: David Gregory at January 09, 2013 03:14 PM (4S7hN)

148
"I've been offline for about a week. Has anyone brought up the possibility that the one billion round DHS ammunition shopping spree last year was intended to take a huge amount of ammo off the market, hence unavailable to citizens?"

I HOPE that is the reason. I FEAR it is not.

Posted by: Jaws at January 09, 2013 03:14 PM (4I3Uo)

149 The only Republican in America left with balls:

http://tiny.cc/alunqw

Posted by: Peter at January 09, 2013 03:17 PM (BMRrB)

150 Thanks, Dog. It seemed obvious to me.

Posted by: wisenheimer at January 09, 2013 03:19 PM (eYx/w)

151 Seriously Officer, The cocaine I snorted of the under-aged hookers ass was just a demonstration what pedophiles do at these wild coke party's we were covering, and the absurdity of the rapid availability of the substance. As my word as a reporter, I can assure you this was done in full compliance of my first amendment rights.

Posted by: David Gregory at January 09, 2013 03:30 PM (D8pR3)

152 Here's an idea for compromise: liberals can pass whatever crazy-assed gun control measures they want.

However, every gun control law shall only apply when there is criminal intent.

Call it the Gregory Rule.

Posted by: a feral duck at January 09, 2013 03:35 PM (P7xkj)

153 Get him to plead guilty then ask Obama to pardon him at a presser.

Posted by: BlueFalcon in Boston at January 09, 2013 03:36 PM (KCvsd)

154 You solve this with ropes and trees.

Posted by: tangonine at January 09, 2013 03:40 PM (x3YFz)

155
• asked if displaying the magazine would be illegal

• was told that YES, it would be illegal

• displays magazine anyway


I don't even play a lawyer on TV, but doesn't the term "aggrevating circumstances" come to mind?

Posted by: sherlock at January 09, 2013 03:44 PM (uU0YU)

156 Civil Disobedience for the win? Just kidding.

Posted by: Tonic Dog at January 09, 2013 03:59 PM (X/+QT)

157 What I'd like even if Gregory got a suspended sentence to a plea bargain is if there's a morals clause in his contract with NBC.

For instance, if he pisses off the suits and his ratings are too low to justify his huge salary, they could terminate his contract through that clause.

Then hopefully he'd be unemployed long enough to lose it all and he'd be prime hobo meat.

Posted by: kbdabear at January 09, 2013 04:09 PM (wwsoB)

158 The Other Washington paper had a story about a guy legally transporting a 15rd mag for his Glock, locked in a box, in his trunk, per DC police guidence. Prosecuted, black of course, en route to practice for his pistol qual for a US Marshals job, so clearly not one of the better class.

Posted by: Jean at January 09, 2013 04:10 PM (u5ozF)

159 I almost feel bad for the DA. If he/she goes forward at 100%, it would kill their career.

Posted by: Tonic Dog at January 09, 2013 04:19 PM (X/+QT)

160 Jones in CO: "Either the law applies to everyone, equally, or it has no legitimacy"

That's out government in a nutshell. It isn't legitimate anymore. With selective prosecution, the connected and the friends of powers that be are not burdened by law. Class warfare? Damn skippy. Thanks, Barack! though this has been getting worse for a long time.

Posted by: AnonymousDrivel at January 09, 2013 04:19 PM (eHIJJ)

161 Oh no, not David Gregory!

He's a TOP MAN.

Posted by: PJ at January 09, 2013 04:27 PM (ZWaLo)

162 Are we going to go through another one of these reporters going to jail deals like we did with that woman Judith whatever who refused to reveal her sources and now ended up on Fox. Have stopped watching fox and her appearance is one of the reasons why.

Posted by: Caustic at January 09, 2013 04:36 PM (/b8+5)

163 34 Viewers probably wouldn't have noticed, and a magazine body is just a piece of folded metal high-capacity magazine-making materials .
---------

Fixed

Posted by: Richard Jewell's "bomb-making materials" at January 09, 2013 04:36 PM (NmR1a)

164 161 Oh no, not David Gregory!

He's a TOP MAN.
Posted by: PJ at January 09, 2013 04:27 PM (ZWaLo)

Is that a gay joke?

Posted by: Caustic at January 09, 2013 04:36 PM (/b8+5)

165 David Gregory is a respected journalist of longstanding reputation, and a noted correct thinker.

To prosecute him for violating a law that is intended to only disarm poor dark-skinned people driven to crime by a lack of economic justice, or disarm racist bitter-clinging Reich-wing gun owners who hate our President would not serve any greater good, including the cause for social justice.

Posted by: Mary Cloggenstein from Brattleboro, VT at January 09, 2013 04:44 PM (jCQ+I)

166 Is Newsweek a low-capacity magazine?

Posted by: Joe Mama at January 09, 2013 04:50 PM (v9Cj5)

167 Is an unloaded magazine really a magazine? Is an empty booze-labeled bottle in your car really and 'open container'. Whatevs.

Posted by: Tonic Dog at January 09, 2013 04:52 PM (X/+QT)

168 David Gregory is part of the Progtocracy.

Posted by: votermom at January 09, 2013 04:56 PM (IC7TE)

169 this prosecution would be about as difficult as convicting him for having a pile of white powder that he said was cocaine. This whole thing is unimportant. Like Crowder getting punched at tent gate. I mean is this really an issue to focus on and expect to be taken seriously?

Posted by: occam at January 09, 2013 05:15 PM (4+lE0)

170 and as for class, money and power uhhh doh taht is why we all want them. You people sound like socialists sometimes wanting all equal

Posted by: occam at January 09, 2013 05:17 PM (4+lE0)

171 occam the troll... Alone Again, NATURALLY

Posted by: kbdabear at January 09, 2013 05:47 PM (wwsoB)

172 David Gregory commits some sort of weapons violation live on national TV, which the POTUS is pushing to be a Federal Offense, next weekend POTUS has a fluff interview with him, maybe after a friendly chat while picking up their kids at school...

Yup David Gregory is in deep kim chee now..

/s.

Posted by: Obamao at January 09, 2013 05:52 PM (JtyGg)

173 The GOP's not standing up for gun owners because they're not on your side. You've been duped. The GOP only exists to prevent real opposition forming to our fascist police state.

Posted by: Red at January 09, 2013 06:10 PM (7us0J)

174 occam@170,

In the early running for a nomination in the "Most Idiotic Statement of the Year" category. Congratulations!

Posted by: AnonymousDrivel at January 09, 2013 07:01 PM (eHIJJ)

175 Citizen's arrest: done.

Posted by: Palmcroft at January 09, 2013 07:58 PM (2eiP4)

176 In the Navy, they call this GREASE.


Posted by: beverly at January 09, 2013 10:45 PM (Cnovf)

177 I've been offline for about a week. Has anyone brought up the
possibility that the one billion round DHS ammunition shopping spree
last year was intended to take a huge amount of ammo off the market,
hence unavailable to citizens?

Law of supply and demand says: NO! All that buying causes the manufacturers to ramp up production. The above claim is typical left wing BS. There is only one reason to buy that ammo, and it isn't a reason you want to think about.

Posted by: An Observation at January 09, 2013 11:10 PM (ylhEn)






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