'Ted Nugent's Gun Country' Will Not Be Back On Discovery Channel

The Discovery Channel has announced that Ted Nugent's show glorifying guns won't be back on the channel.

'Ted Nugent's Gun Country' Will Not Be Back On Discovery Channel
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The Discovery Channel has announced that Ted Nugent's show glorifying guns won't be back on the channel.

A spokesperson told that the conservative rocker's hour-long special "Ted Nugent's Gun Country", didn't do very well when it aired in October, with only 864,000 viewers.

Nugent was apparently under the impression that "Gun County" would be turned into a series and had reportedly told the listeners of Armed America Radio - which bills itself as the official radio program of The United States Concealed Carry Association - in October that there would be "at least a dozen shows a year."

Nugent, who is an avid supporter of gun rights and antagonist of President Barack Obama, was investigated by the Secret Service in April after saying that he would be "dead or in jail by this time next year" if Obama was re-elected, Blabbermouth reports.

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    Izzy-Sweet
    "Guns built this country!" Yeah.. you shot the Natives and claimed it to be your own land, remember?
    Crimson.King
    "As school children, we were taught to memorize the year 1492 with pride and joy as the year people began living full and imaginative lives on the continent of North America. Actually, people had been living full and imaginative lives on the continent of North America for centuries before. 1492 was simply the year when sea pirates began to rob, cheat, and kill them." - Kurt Vonnegut
    vinnym86
    "dead or in jail by this time next year" Please choose dead, Ted, please.
    jamie_hough
    Harsh lol. But personally Id like to see which route he would choose to end up in jail...
    introvert10
    Before the daily debate on gun control ramps up, I'd like to state that I just hope that some middle ground be achieved by both sides of the debate, and that it helps put an end to these sensless crimes. It would take some bending from pro gun people, but I think some form of better screening as well as assualt weapon bans is a good start. I didn't hear a single person complain about better screening for airplane pilots after 9/11...just sayin'.
    DrakeTheOne
    I was actually agreeing with you up until that last sentence. It wasn't the pilots you idiot. It was people who got on board with weapons and took the planes over. As for the gun control thing, you must have a class three weapons permit to have an assault weapon. And most weapons are easier to get in a semi-Automatic model, such as the AR-15(M16). Banning weapons won't have much effect, in fact it would actually make things worse in my opinion. That said, more screening wouldn't be a bad idea. It might not be as helpful as people think, but it would help at least a little bit. And that doesn't mean that every gang-banger and chollo in america will be without a means to get a firearm. They will still be able to get them illegally, which is how they do it now. Criminals won't follow the laws, hence why they're criminals.
    coffinpilot
    Gang bangers et al are never the ones who go on rampages . But any extra screening might stop 1 person going on a spree , we'd never know about it but it's worth it if it saves just 1 life . Nugent would still be an asshat without guns .
    introvert10
    I'll take the high road instead of insulting you...I apologize if one of my facts were incorrect in my post. This is where you come in..."children, I apologize if I'm incorrect with my caveman-esque philosophies, and dunking your head further under water when you are drowning.....etc..."
    DrakeTheOne
    You sir, are almost as much of an asshat as the nuge. If you are going to make a comment where you suggest a solution to the control issue, actually suggest a reasonable solution. IF you make a comment and bring up the 9/11 attacks, at least know what the **** you are talking about. Third, if you are going to call me a cave man because I enjoy shooting a paper target with a 9mm handgun, and would like to be able to continue doing that without being considered a bad person,then you need to step out of that dark room, stop watching porn and actually shoot a gun. Don't be a yellow-bellied chicken shit and actually do it before you judge the people who do.
    introvert10
    Look dude, firstly: at no time since 9/11 did I think that the terrorists were assigned pilots for the flights in question. I guess I just assumed that you would be bright enough to put two and two together (they were pilots trained in your country, and screening for pilot training increased after 9/11). Secondly: You owe it to the rest of your country to stop pretending that your gun is innocent, and stop acting like it's an extension of your penis. Thirdly: If you get this riled up over an internet post to start insulting people...you would fall into the category that I would not allow access to firearms to if my solutions to this problem were implemented.
    DrakeTheOne
    lol you're funny. You make me laugh. I don't own a firearm. Though guns are innocent. guns don't kill people, they are used to kill people, though that is not their only use. I have fired guns, I lived in arizona and frequently went out with one of my neighbors and shot at paper targets. I'm also a pacifist and am not capable of taking a human life in an situation other than self defense, and even then, I'd rather disarm than take a life. life is sacred, no matter who's life it is. You can not judge me based on the views you have seen, for you do not know me as a person. IN actuality, I'm not getting riled up. I'm bored at work and wanted to see if I could get a little bit of entertainment. you have succeed in amusing me. Guns aren't the issue. People are the issue. making guns harder to get for the person who goes hunting, or target shooting, or just as a collectible, will only piss people off. Lastly, who are you to say who can get a gun and who cannot?
    introvert10
    Fair enough. I'll call a truce. To answer your last question though, I feel that someone like you and myself should decide who gets a gun or not. (Pro life people...not pro death). Err on the side of caution, no?
    DrakeTheOne
    Not exactly. people are flawed, hence why events like shootings happen. The best way to do it is with a test to get a gun. A psychological test. However, that also wouldn't work because there is always an illegal way to do things. The current system, with a couple of upgrades will work, mostly.
    introvert10
    Sure, I agree...but there is no reason whatsoever to allow any weapons that can shoot 150 rounds a minute to be sold to any civilian IMO.
    DrakeTheOne
    They can't. there is a restriction on those. IN order to purchase and own any automatic weapon, you must have a Class Three weapons permit. As I understand, those aren't easy to get. And they take a while to get too. also, theere is no gun store in america that sells them.
    introvert10
    Semi-automatics are just as bad nowadays.
    DrakeTheOne
    COLUMBINE STUDENT'S FATHER 12 YEARS LATER !! Guess our national leaders didn't expect this. On Thursday, Darrell Scott, the father of Rachel Scott, a victim of the Columbine High School shootings in Littleton, Colorado, was invited to address the House Judiciary Committee's subcommittee. What he said to our national leaders during this special session of Congress was painfully truthful. They were not prepared for what he was to say, nor was it received well. It needs to be heard by every parent, every teacher, every politician, every sociologist, every psychologist, and every so-called expert! These courageous words spoken by Darrell Scott are powerful, penetrating, and deeply personal. There is no doubt that God sent this man as a voice crying in the wilderness.. The following is a portion of the transcript: "Since the dawn of creation there has been both good & evil in the hearts of men and women. We all contain the seeds of kindness or the seeds of violence. The death of my wonderful daughter, Rachel Joy Scott, and the deaths of that heroic teacher, and the other eleven children who died must not be in vain. Their blood cries out for answers. "The first recorded act of violence was when Cain slew his brother Abel out in the field. The villain was not the club he used.. Neither was it the NCA, the National Club Association. The true killer was Cain, and the reason for the murder could only be found in Cain's heart. "In the days that followed the Columbine tragedy, I was amazed at how quickly fingers began to be pointed at groups such as the NRA. I am not a member of the NRA. I am not a hunter. I do not even own a gun. I am not here to represent or defend the NRA - because I don't believe that they are responsible for my daughter's death. Therefore I do not believe that they need to be defended. If I believed they had anything to do with Rachel's murder I would be their strongest opponent. I am here today to declare that Columbine was not just a tragedy -- it was a spiritual event that should be forcing us to look at where the real blame lies! Much of the blame lies here in this room. Much of the blame lies behind the pointing fingers of the accusers themselves. I wrote a poem just four nights ago that expresses my feelings best. Your laws ignore our deepest needs, Your words are empty air. You've stripped away our heritage, You've outlawed simple prayer. Now gunshots fill our classrooms, And precious children die. You seek for answers everywhere, And ask the question "Why?" You regulate restrictive laws, Through legislative creed. And yet you fail to understand, That God is what we need! "Men and women are three-part beings. We all consist of body, mind, and spirit. When we refuse to acknowledge a third part of our make-up, we create a void that allows evil, prejudice, and hatred to rush in and wreak havoc. Spiritual presences were present within our educational systems for most of our nation's history. Many of our major colleges began as theological seminaries. This is a historical fact. What has happened to us as a nation? We have refused to honor God, and in so doing, we open the doors to hatred and violence. And when something as terrible as Columbine's tragedy occurs -- politicians immediately look for a scapegoat such as the NRA. They immediately seek to pass more restrictive laws that contribute to erode away our personal and private liberties. We do not need more restrictive laws. Eric and Dylan would not have been stopped by metal detectors. No amount of gun laws can stop someone who spends months planning this type of massacre. The real villain lies within our own hearts. "As my son Craig lay under that table in the school library and saw his two friends murdered before his very eyes, he did not hesitate to pray in school. I defy any law or politician to deny him that right! I challenge every young person in America , and around the world, to realize that on April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School prayer was brought back to our schools. Do not let the many prayers offered by those students be in vain. Dare to move into the new millennium with a sacred disregard for legislation that violates your God-given right to communicate with Him. To those of you who would point your finger at the NRA -- I give to you a sincere challenge.. Dare to examine your own heart before casting the first stone! My daughter's death will not be in vain! The young people of this country will not allow that to happen!" - Darrell Scott
    introvert10
    And? Is that really what you want your country to do to try and derail future slaughters of school children? Quote scripture? Relying on outdated, historic documents to solve all of your present and future problems is what has helped lead to your country's failure to keep up with actual civilized nations while they evolve. While basing your lives around the bible and the 2nd emendment we should just remind ourselves that the Mayan's have a book saying the world all comes to and end soon anyway, so what's the point?
    DrakeTheOne
    No, The mayans have a calender that tracks stars. that calender comes to an end in the next couple of days. It stops because the stars will completely shift and they couldn't continue to track it.
    Spychosis
    Guy, don't quote someone who was supposed to talk about guns and used his time at the podium to rant about the separation of church and state. He went way off course. And no one wants to see something that big in a comments section anyway--there are full forums for that. And introvert, don't say you're not going to insult someone and then call their ideas "caveman-esque" in the same post. Admit you mispoke(which you did) and move on.
    DrakeTheOne
    I see your point. Thank you for pointing out my mistake. And for sticking up for me. Though my name is Drake, not Guy.
    lithium_boy
    do any of you realize none of the people who comitted shotings in the last couple of months ACTUALLY OWNED THE GUN THEY USED. so in the end its the fact that people in the states are loading up on them like it's going out of style just because they can. It's not like they're intending to use it other then the odd self defence/ break-in, so they store it away and barely think about it. then thier kid,friends etc. find and take them to cause shit. not to mention the already mentioned black market. so in the end does it really matter all that much who bought the gun and how many restrictions you put on it? In Canada where im from, you have to keep your hand guns at a shooting range. Seems fair to me, you gun lovers get to keep shooting your papper targets and us against it can feel safer knowing they are tucked away in a controlled enviorment.
    DrakeTheOne
    I like that. doesn't really help if someone breaks into your house, but still it's an interesting idea. Does it only apply to handguns, or all firearms.
    Vendettagainst
    Nice, but all the God-rhetoric negated the validity of what he's saying, the USA is not a Christian Nation, it is a SECULAR Nation.
    aaroncaper
    i mean. i'm all for the right to own firearms and stuff, but this guys a ****ing retard
    txa1265
    Fortunately intelligent people have demonstrated that it is people like Nugent who 'Represent Everything Bad About Humanity' ... I bought a couple of his albums in the late 70s, and enjoyed his music, but even in Guitar Player interviews from back then he was clearly just a whacked out rocker ... I liked him better that way.
    marishiec
    Look at all the people hating on guns because it's the cool thing to do...
    fanA7X6661
    Uncle Ted is crazy but he's right about guns. I wouldn't want to argue with him about it either.
    vinnym86
    I fired some guns this summer. Some pistols, a few assault rifles, and a couple shotguns. It was ****ing exhilerating! And trying to hit targets, that was was a fun game. I am now against gun ownership in a bigger way.