Glock 19 Kills Yet Again
Gaston Glock must be very proud. Again his Glock 9mm automatic pistol was the weapon of choice for a mass murder. Anders Behring Breivik's 'execution of  Type A and B Marxists and multiculturists' on Utoeya Island, Norway last weekend adds to Glock's trophy list -- though the kill rate was a bit low, less than one person per minute.
This "Massenmord' joins the 'Attentat' attempt on Gabrielle Giffords on January 8, 2011 in Tuscan, Arizona where 6 innocent people were killed and thirteen wounded in less than two minutes by a Glock 19 and the 'Amoklauf' at Virgina Tech on April 16, 2007 where 32 were killed and 25 wounded in less than one hour. [The German translation is added to help our Austrian friend understand the content of this article.]
Apparently, it is illegal to own a Glock 19 in Norway, forcing Anders to drive all the way to the Czech Republic to get one. According to the Financial Times, he hid the weapon in the foam of his rear car seat. Since Anders didn't fit the profile of a Muslim extremist -- he rather looks like an Abercrombie or Ralph Lauren model-- his car easily made it through Norwegian customs.
Glock GmbH of Deutsch-Wagram, Austria , the manufacturer of the Glock 19 semi-automatic pistol markets its product as "The Next Generation of Perfection" on its web site, www.glock.com. The Glock is proving to be the ultimate killing machine.
Glock GmbH is owned by Gaston Glock, according to Yahoo Finance, and its Marketing Director is Herbert Weikinger. Gaston Glock is a unrepentent gun lover, "As shooters and gun owners, we must band together with even greater zeal than in the past," he wrote when Barack Obama was elected President. "We are not going to roll over and have our guns taken away because of some of our misguided neighbors, no matter who they are."
Gaston and Herbert, it is time for you to close your factory and atone for your sins.
Once again, this tragedy demonstrates that it is relatively easy for a crazy person to commit a random act of delusional violence given the number of guns out there.
It also demonstrates that there are very few crazy people and terrorists, otherwise these incidences would be happening much more frequently.
Finally, I blame the parents. According to the media there were plenty of warning signs -- like Anders joining a copycat of the Littleton, Colorado trenchcoat mafia -- and the selfish parents did nothing except get divorced,abandon their child and attend to their own agendas.
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