Tahnya Updegraff 
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Re: “Hear It Now: Silence is Deadly

I have to wonder after reading this "article" if Greg Cravens thinks of himself as a journalist. A journalist would research the issue/topic and learn before writing. Or if he is just either talking out the part he sits on or perhaps backing his party with more lies. First he calls them silencers, they are suppressors and there is a difference. First, silencers that make gunfire 'silent' or only go 'phff', exist only in Hollywood. They don't silence anything. They reduce the level of noise. Here are two articles from the Washington Post to back my point:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2017/03/20/are-firearms-with-a-silencer-quiet/?utm_term=.bdbd41f54b89 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/politics/wp/2017/10/02/why-the-debate-over-gun-suppressors-isnt-really-relevant-to-what-happened-in-las-vegas/?utm_term=.4168e07e8e39

In the "article" he writes "Keep in mind that the only way in which concert-goers in Vegas were alerted to the unfolding tragedy and later enabled to take steps to save themselves was by hearing the rapid fire of the assaulting madman's automatic rifle and timing their escape efforts for the intervals in which his damning rat-a-tat briefly ceased." Wow, must be taking talking points from Gillibrand and Clinton. But unfortunately they opened their mouths and proved their ignorance and/or lied. The concert goers would have still be able to hear the weapons being fired. Especially when you consider the glass front of building making the gunfire louder and echoing. Even suppressed it would have been about the sound level of a jackhammer. I think everyone can hear from what direction a jackhammer's sound is coming from. But as you read (I hope you actually read the articles) the more the suppressor is used the less it suppresses. It also cannot suppress fully automatic weapons. They would melt in a matter of seconds from the heat generated.

Hear it now: This article was, and is, Shinola, a part of the ongoing disgrace that is the continuing domination of public life in this state and in this country by the liberals spreading false narratives to achieve their goal of total gun control. Even if it means outright lies and spreading those lies wide and far without letting any other voice be heard. I award this article Three Pinocchios. And shame on the Flyer for this piece of garbage this article is. I have to wonder if they will print a correction or let the lie live on.

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Posted by Tahnya Updegraff on 10/12/2017 at 7:57 AM
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