Youth Radio — Youth Media International: God, Guns, and American Pick-Up Trucks

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe.

By: Orlando Campbell

When I read that a car salesman in Butler, MO was giving out free AK-47’s to customers who purchase one of his pick-up trucks, a bulb illuminated in my head, and I knew that the world was coming to an end. Well, that might be a slight exaggeration, but hypothetically, if there were a handbook titled “101 Ways to Destroy Humanity and Ultimately the World,” I’m sure giving out AK-47 machine guns with the purchase of some huge gas guzzling truck would make the cut.

There is no reason that Osama Bin Laden’s favorite gun should be passed around in America anymore than it already is. Does anybody honestly think that when our founding fathers created the Second Amendment they envisioned American citizens walking around with Soviet Union created machine guns? They never could have imagined the psychotic horror that people would create in the future, some of it based on their law. Quit using the second amendment as a defense for modern stupidity.

Aside from being one of the funniest interviews I have ever seen, CNN’s interview with car dealer Mark Muller is also one of the scariest. I live in Oakland, California, which in most people’s eyes, is considered the definition of an “inner city” city, and this old rural hillbilly makes the town (Oakland) seem way safer, and not to mention sane, then his multi-acre farmland. I mean their actual slogan is “God, Guns, Guts, and American Pick-Up Trucks.” Now if that isn’t the most offensive, hypercritical, and out right demented slogan I have ever seen, then I am blind.

**Pay attention to Mark Muller’s comments on Jesus around the 4:40 mark.

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