Geraldo Unzipped: It’s Your Brain That’s Small! Here’s Some AR-15 Truth
So Geraldo Rivera – the indisputable example of journalistic integrity thinks anyone who owns an AR-15 has – wait for it – a small penis. Yep, that’s what he tweeted to his 200,000 plus followers.
Let’s get something straight: if there’s anything small out there it’s his brain and the same goes for those who agree with him. His comment is nothing more than a junior high level bullying tactic, usually reserved for those who lack the intelligence to debate an issue like an actual adult. We’re surprised he didn’t close out his tweet with “neener neener neeeeener!” What’s more, Rivera’s adolescent disrespect for women gun owners – many of whom own and shoot AR style rifles – is both ignorant and thoughtless.
Rather than tease Geraldo about his reporting boo boos (and there are quite a few), GOC would prefer to cite some cool AR facts (more than 16 million are privately owned) courtesy of the National Shooting Sports Foundation. Interesting that we didn’t notice even one bullet point that addressed the size of anyone’s private body parts as a criteria for ownership:
- Modern sporting rifles are among the most popular firearms being sold today.
- The “AR” in “AR-15” rifle stands for ArmaLite rifle, after the company that developed it in the 1950s. “AR” does NOT stand for “assault rifle” or “automatic rifle.”
- AR-15-style rifles are NOT “assault weapons” or “assault rifles.” An assault rifle is fully automatic, a machine gun. Automatic firearms have been severely restricted from civilian ownership since 1934.
- If someone calls an AR-15-style rifle an “assault weapon,” then they’ve been duped by an agenda. The only real way to define what is an “assault weapon” is politically, as in how any given law chooses to define the term—this is why the states that have banned this category of semiautomatic firearms have done so with very different definitions.
- AR-15-style rifles can look like military rifles, such as the M-16, but by law they function like other semiautomatic civilian sporting firearms, as they fire only one round with each pull of the trigger.
- Versions of modern sporting rifles are legal to own in most states, provided the purchaser passes the mandatory FBI background check required for all retail firearm purchasers.
- Since America’s founding, civilian sporting rifles have evolved along with military firearms. The modern sporting rifle simply follows that pattern.
- These rifles’ accuracy, reliability, ruggedness and versatility serve target shooters and hunters well. They are true all-weather firearms.
- Modern sporting rifles are chambered in .22 LR, .223 (5.56 x 45mm), 6.8 SPC, .308, .450 Bushmaster and in many other calibers. Upper receivers for pistol calibers such as 9 mm, .40, and .45 are available. There are even .410 shotgun versions.
- These rifles are used for many different types of hunting, from varmint to big game. And they’re used for target shooting and in competitions.
- AR-15-style rifles are no more powerful than other hunting rifles of the same caliber and in most cases are chambered in calibers less powerful than common big-game hunting cartridges like the .30-06 Springfield and .300 Win. Mag.
- The AR-15 platform is modular. Owners like being able to affix different “uppers” (the barrel and chamber) to the “lower” (the grip, stock).
- They have been commercially sold to the American public since the 1960s.
- They are commonly-owned, with more than 16 million modern sporting rifles owned by civilians by 2018.
And, last, but certainly not least, they are a lot of fun to shoot. Take that you ignoramus…
Some of our ancestors thrived in areas where long things that stuck out might get frozen off. Hence, short “Johnson bars”. Used heavy thrusting spears at the time to bring the meat home. However, there is no relation to the use of their descendants choice of firearms. So, was Gerry measuring things when he was reporting from the “Sand Pit” where most of the people carried AR style weapons (our side) or AK style weapons (the other side)?
Hes a very well known idiot
Rose..the 2nd ammendment comes after the first. Just because it makes u uncomfortable means your just uneducated which means your condemnation isnt valid. I see alot of people mention hunting for justification of the 2nd ammendment..i mention china where there flying American flags to symbolize freedom in there protest and slogans like *give me liberty or death* these are slogans of freedom fought with fire arms..if u think gun free zones or anywhere is safe u r special..what drives mass confusion an death is liberals trying to change a system that god fearing gun handling Americans built it. If u want to live in socialism or communism with no way to defend yourself move to china millions there will trade placez with u rose..
Amen ! ! !
This guy is so irrevellavant to all social media, tv, or radio anymore and probably is broke and looking to kick start some new interest to make some money and get his name out there again. Who cares what he thinks? Any as a man why would he care about the size of another mans penis gun owner or not? Sounds like he got some insecurities or is looking for sone new D lmao
You should mention that hollow point ammunition is available for these sporting weapons. The horrendous damage caused by this ammunition serves no sporting purpose. It is a useful tool for law enforcement to reduce collateral damage. So sports fans why do you need these rounds that cause wounds so devastating they even shock experienced trauma physicians?
Rosie, hunting humanely as possible you want a quick kill. The key to a quick kill is hitting a vital organ and wound channel. Deere have been known to run a mile after being shot through the lungs and heart. Hollow points are designed to create a larger channel, hence more bleeding, etc.., quicker death.
Well said. Couldn’t agree more. Why allow an animal to suffer if it’s not needed. Can not have the animal run and get lost and go to waste, so to speak.
All my trophy bucks are shot high in the neck all else in the head. No steps taken and 0 pain….. Follow points have been around a long time for people that can’t shoot, it’s okay.
Hollow point ammunition us available for all guns. It’s a modular platform and ammo is moduler.
Most of use use certain type of ammo for different things. I don’t do target practice with hollow points unless it is training for hunting or defense, otherwise, the bulk of ammo is ball fmj, lead, etc.
Like the article is stating, we all have chosen for the various reasons we own a gun and ar15. Fact is, although we have fun with target practice, we will use our gun to defend. When you need to stop a threat, you don’t want to mess around and hollow point fits the bill.
Sporting.. it’s amazyhow many anti gun people or people who fear guns change their mind once they shoot one. They see how you need to be calm, breath, focus, and even with that, you they miss. Then they start to see the intricacies and why we practice. That’s when they see the sport of it all. The gun community is not running around ready to shoot people, the majority of us hope that never in our lives will we have to point a gun and pull the trigger on a villan. Thing is, we do know is bad guys will always be bad. They come at you when they think your guard is down.
I have to agree. My wife was against guns from day one, childhood traumatic experience, but once all this talk from democratic party in 2015 came about she want to exercise her 2nd Amendment right. Now she owns a Mossberg MC1SC 9mm and I own a RIA1A .45, Remington Woodsmaster 30-06 and a Stevens 15A 22 single shot. I bought my 10 year old a 22 Cricket. They both love to target shoot. Lol
My wife was the same way more or less.
She did not care that I owned guns she knew I had the training to handle them properly due to the fact that I had just got out of the army a few months before we met and my years of hunting as a boy however she herself did not like guns due to her grandfather from what I understand before he passed was a gang banger back in the day and tried to get her to do some illegal things with a firearm as a child.
Now with me training her and teaching her that its not the gun its the person and teaching her to shoot she now has a 9mm of her own
And as long as our bills are paid kids are taken care of and we have food in the house I can go out and buy a gun without talking to her first (her words not mine) but im not stupid I still talk to her about it.
Sorry for that being long winded
Expanding projectiles allow for a more humane dispatch of game. Please, do the world a favor and study ballistics a bit before you spout off again.
Hell, try to be educated on whatever subject you’re discussing.
“This better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one’s mouth and erase all doubt”
No, it is not. It is better to speak up and become educated. That is one problem with the debate over guns. Too many false conceptions fogging people’s minds. Maybe they will listen and learn, maybe not. But if you want to keep your gun rights, we must try to educate.
Well, Rose… Hollow point and other types of fragmenting bullets are necessary for hunting small game, as solid points merely pass through amd cause suffering and a slow death. They are also useful for self-defense as they don’t cause ad much collateral damage through walls, etc. It’s actually the full metal jacketed bullets that tumble upon entering a body, bounce around inside the body, and cause much more damage. Your arguments will have more traction if you educate yourself a bit more about the realities of guns and ammo instead of just mimicing the same inaccuracies spewed forth by others with more passion than knowledge.
Most states require the use of expanding (Aka hollow point) ammunition for the hunting of large game.
Competition and sport shooters rarely use these rounds due to excessive costs. Hunters do buy use less rounds making the increased cost not an issue
Because the expansion of the bullet insures a rapid loss of energy when shoot at varmits such as coyotes when they are closing on cattle herds. To prevent over penetration and possible danger to live stock. I actually use them in a .243 non ar platform as well as many other calibers and yes my ar platforms as well
The Second Ammendment was not to provide for the bearing of sporting arms, but to allow free citizens- and not the National Guard btw, but free citizens, to arm, organize, battle, and defeat a tyrannical and opressive government that infringes on the rights and freedom of the people it seeks to deprive of those rights and freedom. When a free people no longer has the ability to defend that freedom, and the rights provided by that freedom, against that tyrannical and oppresive government, liberty will perish.
Hollow points are used to humanely put down an animal when hunting…. Durrrr
Rose did you read the part about the different calibers available? That is important. Also hunting regulatios depending on state will determine caliber and magazine size.
Hollow point ammunition is designed NOT to exit the intended target. A projectile that exits the target has the chance to injure a innocent person standing near by.
So would you think that these hollow point rounds don’t come handy for regular home owners to reduce colateral damage also?
… They do have hollow point ammo for. 22, 9mm, .45, etc
They are sporting rifles meant to hunt (Big) game not people. I’ve never seen a trauma physician trying to see up a bear or white tail deer. As for the hollow point aspect, being an avid and expierence Hunter, using hollow points for hunting would give the best chance for a humane one shot kill. As far as home defense, basically the same scenario, if I’m defending my home or children from God knows what, I’m going to want the most effective means to do that. Any advantage in a life or death situation is a plus.
First of all these are rifles not weapons. Weapons imply that shooters are engaging some type of military function. You need to do some real research about firearms and ammunition rather than spout wrong, misleading information spied by the news media.
Hollow point ammunition has a great many uses including long range target shooting. They have a high bc, or ballistic coefficient, that allow them to keep velocity and stability at ranges out to 2 miles, depending on caliber.
The media likes to say that 223 ammunition is so powerful, but what do they compare it to. A 223 compared to a 9mm pistol round that is an apples to oranges comparison. My 7mm08 rem has more energy at 500 yds than the 223 has at the muzzle.
Stop being a sheep and believing everything you hear on the news.
😆 lol. I laughed out loud at this reply. Strong work!
You obviously know absolutely nothing about guns or wounds caused by them . Hollow point bullets fired from handguns that are in calibers much larger than the 5.56 ( basically 22 cal. ) bullets fired by an AR 15 , do more damage as far as cavity size . And please educate yourself on doctor’s and ballistics before you say some uninformed BS about doctor’s being so horrified of the wounds caused by AR15. You’re parroting the same BS that the media has been throwing around for years. Just cause they say it , doesn’t make it so . The only doctor horrified by these wounds is the one on his first shift ever in the emergency room.
Actually some hollow points are the most accurate bullets for certain guns. Check the competition shooters match results and see what the top winners shoot.
I’m guessing you’re a Democrat
For Hunting Big Game
Uhhh Rosie, most sporting shots use hollow points or soft points BECAUSE they expand and cause massive wound cavities. It’s called a humane kill.
I understand that you probably have little to no actual understanding of how firearms work so I will forgive your uninformed ideas.
Most AR-15 platforms actually do best with Full Metal Jacketed rounds. Of course then we hear about “armor-piercing bullets” which is another fallacy. FMJ rounds will tumble and cause plenty of damage. If you are using 5.56mm ammunition in a single shot or bolt action rifle, then any bullet style can be used w/o problems.
Let’s face it: if your firing a gun at someone your intent is to kill them or at the very least, incapacitate them. “hollow point” ammunition does this very well and has an even more important benefit: it won’t normally go thru the perpetrator and possibly hit and kill an innocent bystander. In my house, with my daughter’s sleeping in another room, hollow point ammunition is all I load for self defense. I would never use solid ball ammo as that might go thru the perpetrator, thru the wall, and hit my kids. With a hollow point, the odds are significantly less that would happen. Police use hollow points specifically because they want to avoid “collateral damage”. Hollow points are a much better bullet to use for self defense all around.
It’s the round I would use for home defense.
Ever since he made a fool out of himself a long time ago, when he made a televised production of Al Capone’s vault and all that was in the vault was trash. I knew way back then he was a fake media person and has always tried to be the Walter Cronkite of the future. It is not ever going to happen. Even when he is on the Fox News, I turn him off. He is such a phony.
If ever my life is threatened by an armed criminal. I pray I own what it takes to put him down. I own an AR15 and very rarely shoot my weapon. But I do know how. And I have sufficient ammunition for my gun to protect myself and my family. The more heinious crimes are committed the more I feel I need my gun to protect myself and my loved ones.
Hollow points are used for home defense purposes, because full metal jacket rounds could pass right through your perpetrator, the wall behind him, and possibly into a room behing him, potentially endangering another family member!!!
Hollow point ammunition is available for most a varmint calibers of which the 223 belongs. Most all handgun ammunition is also marketed with hollow cavity or hollow point projectiles. Just FYI
Well once again Geraldo Rivera is wrong about his reporting generalism facts.
I own multiple AR-15s but I have a 9 inch penis.. SO just like all the other moronic comments Geraldo Rivera releases or post. They are way off!!
I also own an AR15 and I also have a small penis but I don’t think the two are related as I have excepted the fact.I mean i could defend my home with either one of them you can scare a big guy with a small dick (nobody wants to fight a naked guy)
Thank you..finally some truth…in a long list of lies..when it comes to the ar15…
As far as geraldo… anyone who does a show on al Capone vault..talk about a small #$$^;&
This is the guy that gave away our location to sadam in 91 he started saying I can’t tell you exactly where we are located. And then described exactly where we were. Stupid ass made an entire army change plans.
Thank you for The bullet points I hope people understand that these rifles are very fun to shoot and not everyone who has one is a crazy lunatic. Geraldo you need to grow up.
You will only confuse those people by pointing out the truth. They have their agenda and facts don’t fit into their incessant diatribe.
That was an excellent imformative piece that had a great deal of information for the uninformed and in no way did it resort to childish ridicule of Mr. Rivera although one doesn’t need to look far to find something you did in no way present your article in the disgusting manner in which he did. I applaud you.
Geraldo is idiot. Always was one.
You know there are a lot of us who just enjoy shooting. Be it my 45 or my 9 and my AR 15 I don’t look to what small minded people think. But us who on AR’s
if we have thime to make us feel big.
Then what about those high dollar suits
You where (geraldo) ya that’s right the little g in your name is for that little thing
that you think makes you a man. You should be a ashamed of the way your think.
I wouldn’t be surprised if the anti-gun movement is behind a big part of the “mass soothing”. It’s probably very indirect but very affective. They are getting a large part of the younger generation falling for it.
Nikita Khrushchev said, “We will take America without firing a shot. We do not have to invade the U.S. We will destroy you from within….”
YEP! And that’s how America elected a communist who’s now buying a 15 million dollar home on Martha’s Vineyard.
“Dupes: How America’s Adversaries Have Manipulated Progressives for a Century” by Professor Paul Kengor.
We were old duped by the coverage of Obama and his minister, so called, Black Liberation theologist, Rev Wright.
Professor Kengor’s next book was “Communist” and what’s about Obama’s mentor Frank Marshall Davis. Had America known that chances are he would have lost the election.
The Communists are well practiced at deceiving others. Anyone hearing Tucker Carlson last night interviewing New York City’s mayor de Blasio got a pretty good look at what the Communists want to do.
Now, how long will this attempt at confiscation last when children start being injured and killed?
Geraldo AKA Jerry Rivers, took a photo of himself with a small towel covering what was probably the tiny penis he’s thinking of. I’d say that gives him a higher chance of being a rapist. Therefore, his must be removed as this is The Office of Pre-Crime is it not?
Approximately 40000 people were killed by cars last year with 1.4 million serious injuries. I guess Jerry Rivers would want to ban tires also.
Read Solzhenitsen’s commentary that starts, “And how we burned in the camps… The fact is that we didn’t love freedom enough”.
When is the media going to hold the person or person’s responsible for mass shootings?
At this point it looks like the media is in on a conspiracy to disarm the American people.
In a act of terrorism the terrorists have demands. If the demands are not met the act happens again.
In these mass shootings the only demand thats made is made by the media. “Disarm!”
Then because we don’t disarm the act happens again.
So I ask you, is the media a part of this?
All journalists (glorified reporters) , actors, and Democrats have the same problem. All talk no truth in any “story” that they tell. Guns are the only reason this country has never been invaded. Case in point, Pearl Harbor, the reason they didn’t land and invade was because there is a gun under every blade of grass. That is a quote of the Japanese commander of that battle. Idiot’s blame guns when it is clearly the person with the gun in their hands that is to blame. If you are one of those that blame guns, YOU are the idiot’s I’m referring to. People kill people. Guns, knives, cars, bombs, etc., etc., etc. are inadament objects and do nothing until set into motion by a person with an plan.
Geraldo is just plain stupid and needs to keep his mouth shut. The man should have been put on trial for treason and executed back during the Iraq war when he was reporting and gave valuable strategic information away to the enemy on public television. Maintaining the second amendment should be every free living Americans priority. These so called assault weapons will be our only defense against the government when they wage war on “We The People”. These liberal Democrats are driving us to communism
In response to “Rose” above: hollow point ammo has it’s time and place–most states’ game laws require exposed lead at the tip of hunting bullets or the use of plastic tipped bullets. Your comment left me wondering if you were wishing for less humane hunting ammo to be used on game animals or if you wished for thugs/hoodlums to abide by the warfare conventions concerning FMJ bullets.
Get educated on arms and ammunition, then we can have a conversation. Without it you are spewing emotionality in word form to which no one has a proper response.
Geraldo received an open hand slap to the face from a wrestler, years ago, because of the stupidity that flows from geraldo’s blow hole. He’s still a moron
Jerry is an expert on small peni.
I guess Geraldo looks at alot of dicks. He looks the part. Although I’m willing to bet that he’s the micro dick owner.
This fella looks like he eats p*nis
Can we all start sending Geraldo DICK PICS with us standing by our rifles please!! I really think that would be funny if his Instagram account, email got flooded, with a bunch of pictures of redneck, veterans, and just all around freedom loving Americans, penis hanging out rifle in hand. We all need to put “this is my rifle, this is my gun, one is for fighting, one is for fun!” In the subject line tho. LMAO
Geraldo is a wrapped way too tight New Yorker…all Mouth always has been…Always will be…in His neighborhood they Hunt other Humans and Crush their Skull with a Brick…Consider the source when a Fool like him has anything to say !!
He shouldn’t tell how big his penis is very bad .
He isn’t worth talking about, we bigger problems
This comes from a guy that had fat cells removed from his buttocks and placed in his forehead, so as to fill out his facial looks.
Give me a break you moron !
Maybe when he opens another safe he’ll find his little dick in it
“… if there’s anything small out there it’s his brain…” BTW memory, mind, and intelligence are not in the brain. Human memory is in the memory of the universe. And that is the reason why some people can read that memory and predict the future so precisely.
A nine-year old autistic girl can read the mind of her mother. Whatever her mother sees, thinks, and reads, the girl also can reproduce that exactly. Here is another well known example.
The famous western palmist, Cheiro, examined the hands of Mark Twain in 1895, when he was bankrupt and $94,000 in debt. Cheiro predicted that he would suddenly become rich in his 68th year (1903). It came true and he signed a contract. Twain wrote – “They guarantee me $25,000 a year for five years, but they will yield twice as much as that for many a year, if intelligently handled.”
What would you expect from a man with no penis
Geraldo didn’t seem to have a problem shooting a Thompson Sub Machinegun on the ” Al Capone’s Vault” program years ago. How big was HIS when he shot it?
Thats the same idiot that the army kicked out of iraq for oose lips?
Let’s not be to concerned about a washed up TV flop. We do need to be concerned that a lot of people believe that we need to get rid of the second amendment. I agree we need to be vocal about our beliefs. Show the other side we are united for our Constitutional rights! Get someone close to you into the shooting sports.
The whole “gun problem” is no more accurate than the “drug problem”. The problem is not the object. The problem is the person abusing it or mis using it. You can ban all of them and people will just buy them illegally(as is already being done) and continue on. But banning them also makes no more sense than banning the book Moby Dick or suing Melville because you killed your neighbor with in a fit a rage. I wish people would just think a minute.
What gets me he has said in the past he respects law enforcement and military personnel.
Well most of us that protected you and defended the country that’s still alive were fought to use a ar. So most of use own one now.
It’s what we are us to and know and it has defined some of our lives.
You don’t walk away from that kind of trust man or woman.
It’s just pitiful that some washed up reporter gets off insulting the American people.
the only thing that he is good at is just one more low. a crook he really is.
Noneya. Its a right.
That was to rosie btw.
It refreshing to see the number of folks commenting on this stupid article. Rose needs to get her head on straight and do some real research. The interesting thing, was the comment about the media and anti-gun faction being behind the “mass shootings”. Best logical answer I have seen. One problem I see is the violent video games. These shooters are almost very young. Is this a case of who can achievecthe highest score? I don’t think they realize, you can’t press reset.
BOTTOM LINE MR. g, OF SMALL LOWER MEMBER REMAINS THE HEADLINE SEAKING MORON HE HAS ALWAYS BEEN. Amazing how he keeps demonstrating his stupidity.
He needs to spend some time at the range and shoot the ar15 and see why we need the AR 15 for sport shooting and hunting large game for food for there families to eat and for there families to protect there live stock on there farm’s and to protect there families
If you don’t like guns, don’t buy one it is your right to choose. It is not your right, or anyone else’s to to choose for me. Simple as that!!
Geraldo is an ignoranus.
This guy doesn’t understand what the 2nd amendment means really