Target targets itself

2014_07 10 Target targets itself

I feel sorry for satirists.  I really do.  How could they possibly top what is happening in the real world these days? The latest … bowing to the shrill demands of Leftie activists, Target painted a target on its stores, employees and customers. As expected by those who are not stupid, Target customers were promptly hit by armed felons.

On July 2, 2014, Target’s CEO published a “respectful request” in the store’s online magazine – “A Bullseye View” – that customers leave their guns at home when they visit Target. According to him, people carrying firearms “creates an environment that is at odds with the family friendly shopping and work experience.” Naturally, the Leftie solution to this is to turn Target into a place where armed thugs feel comfie cozy. 

Within 5 days of Target’s lame-brained announcement, a man was robbed at gunpoint in a Target parking lot and a woman had her purse and car jacked in another Target parking lot. The latter also got punched in the head, knocked to the ground, and nearly run over by her own car.

  • Nine months after posting an anti-guns policy, Taco Mac was robbed. It was the first in their 29 years in business.
  • One month after posting an anti-gun policy, Jack in the Box was robbed in four locations and one man was shot.
  • Five days after posting an ant-gun policy, Target was robbed twice.  Are we seeing a pattern?

Who is behind these dim-witted exercises in political correctness?

Jerry Henry, the executive director of, believes it’s two anti-gun activist groups:
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Mayors Against Illegal Guns (except they’re against legal guns also).

Both groups are backed by former New York Mayor Michael “Nanny” Bloomberg, a Leftie hypocrite who never goes anywhere without a well-armed escort and who infamously (and unsuccessfully) tried to ban the sale of 16-ounce soft drinks.

Henry said these “gun-free zones” should actually “be called victim-enrichment zones because that’s what they are. If anyone wants to commit a crime with impunity, take your gun where there are no guns. You can do what you want, get in and get out and there’s nobody to stop you.

“If you notice where most of the so-called mass shootings are happening, they’re in gun-free zones,” Henry continued. “You don’t see them at gun shows or at gun stores. You don’t see people walk in there and start shooting. They’re not going to do it because they know everybody in there is armed.”

Target’s gun ban backfires: Here come the robbers – July 9, 2014


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3 responses to “Target targets itself

  1. Pistol Pete

    Completely O/T

    Obama to Take 15-Day Vacation in August

    by Keith Koffler on July 10, 2014, 7:40 am

    President Obama will embark on a 15-day vacation next month, even as the nation and the world are engulfed in crises from the border with Mexico to the Middle East.

    The Obamas will depart Washington on Saturday, August 9th and head for Martha’s Vineyard, staying in a $12 million vacation home until Sunday, August 24th, reports the Martha’s Vineyard Times.

    The president will return to the town Chilmark, the site of last year’s Obama sojourn, where he will rest up “in a secluded house off North Road that overlooks the north shore and Vineyard Sound,” the Times reported.

    According the the newspaper:

    The seven-bedroom, nine-bath, 8,100-square-foot house, sits on a 10-acre lot and is assessed at more than $12 million. It features 17 rooms in total, expansive water views of Vineyard Sound, an infinity pool and hot tub, and a dual tennis-basketball court.

    The president’s extended vacation on The Vineyard comes after a 16-day stop in Hawaii over Christmas, adding up to a total of more than 31 days of vacation in less than a year, not counting weekend getaways.

    Who cares?Nothing anybody can do about it.