Skip to comments.the NRA won this day--could the GOP please take notice? (Vanity)
Posted on 01/16/2013 4:55:30 PM PST by Mamzelle
The NRA advertisement was a brilliant, daring and effective challenge not only to the arrogant and overreaching president, but to the timorous Republicans and the media rabble.
Brilliant and daring because the ad committed the taboo of actually mentioning that the president has children and they deserve and require armed protection. There were many among the easily terrified Republican class who squealed in dismay, although the children were neither named nor were they, wisely, pictured.
But it was impossible to make a criticism of the ad that hit the mark clearly when Obama so tendentious lay assembled four little children as his personal shield. If he could make so exploitative a use, how could he then turn any criticism toward the NRA advertisement on the same grounds?
This is the kind of gambit that should be seized by the GOP. After all, Obama gave the NRA the opportunity that the NRA wisely wielded. He warned that he was making cynical use of these children's and dared us to do anything about it. It's a mistake he will surely make again. All the GOP has to do is watch for the next opportunity and find the courage to use it.
But the ad went a long way toward puncturing the illusion of supernatural invulnerability and superiority of this odd creature that we have so foolishly reelected. Barack Obama had a peculiar demeanor today as he spoke, listless and not at all the cock o' the walk of Monday--his face looked puffy and his skin even looked bad. Maybe he had encountered the NRA ad and the sign of defiance from an opponent left him dispirited. Remember his first debate with Romney?
It was a small thing that the NRA did, but they showed that a little courage goes a long way. Both ear should dry his eyes and take a lesson.
The problem is he’s got the slims and snorts gunpowder.
[[Stop saying the NRA won! We lost.]]
Precisely- millions of Americans send the NRA perhaps billions of dollars, and what dfo they get when their second amendment rights are taken away? A Freaking Ad? An ad that WILL and IS backfirign on them big time?
For crying out loud- the NRA shoudl be calling ALL it’s NY members together as we speak, rallyign htem to stand up for their rights and encouragign them to refuse to pay their NY state taxes until either cuomo resigns in disgrace or he recinds his ILLEGAL and UNCONSTITUTIONAL bill- But instead, all we get are timid little do nothign ads that won’t amount to a pisshole i nthe snow?
HEY NRA- NY’ers Just Lost their second amendment rights- take your ads and stuff them!!!
It’s an act on his part, he’s got his reasons, he wants us to think he’s beat, like when he cried the last night of the campaign. Then he’ll come out grinning with some new twist.
[[Hold strong, the politicians are getting wobbly. ]]
not in NY they aren’t gettign wobbly
[[If we win in 2014, Obama is a lame duck for the second half of his second term.]]
Don’t count on winning- America spokel oud and clear htis last election- they want freebies and don’t want to have to work to get them- and htey voted democrat- I’ll never as long as I live forget the news itnerview with hte black woman who was asked why she voted for obeemer- she said somethign along the lines of “So I ccan get me some of that obeemer money” and when asked where she thought that ‘obemmeer money’ was goign to come from she just shrugged and said ‘It’s free” with a big crap eatign grin on her face
I knew right hten this coutnry had taken an irreversible turn for hte worse as America spoke loud and clear that the majority now thin kthe same way that woman does-
[[Time to buy cowboy guns.]]
you can’t if you live in NY
[[Time to buy cowboy guns.]]
you can’t if you live in NY- NY won- the peopel there lost
Ugh. Those moles and bad skin. Drudge sure knows how to make Precious Baby look ugly and sick.
Lol, Drudge saves the best pictures! I just wish it was a full head shot. His eyes get me, they are soul-less looking.
New York just made challenging magazine limits very much easier.
It was already going to be a job to convince a federal court that somehow New Jersey found a compelling reason to limit magazines to 15 rounds while Kalifornia found a compelling reason to limit magazines to 10 rounds.
Now New York is in the position of having to claim that they have a compelling reason to limit magazines to seven rounds. Not only that, but, if I understand the new law, New York will have to explain how they have a compelling reason to limit magazine capacity on the honor system; that is, New Yorkers will be allowed to keep 10 round magazines but they must only load 7 rounds.
Just like the cartoons that show a bad guy retreating because he sees a "gun free zone" sign, we will now have cartoons showing a bad guy faced with the moral and legal dilemma of whether to load 10 rounds or only 7 into his illegal gun.
I would not be surprised to see the Second Amendment Foundation filing a case soon challenging this ridiculous law.
This would only be a problem if one can imagine ANY Supreme Court Justice being able to justify a particular limit on magazine capacity.
The anti-gunners are here faced with a problem which is similar to those for which a mathematical proof by induction is used.
The first step is to recognize that our Founders most certainly were protecting firearms capable of firing ONE round and that they could certainly foresee that additional capability would be added in the future.
The second step is to recognize that the difference between a gun which can fire ONE round before reloading and a gun which can fire TWO rounds before reloading is only a SINGLE round.
Step three is recognizing that adding just a single round to the capacity of a gun can't possibly represent an increase in public danger sufficient to infringe the right to keep and bear such an arm.
In other words, if the Second Amendment protects having a gun which can fire TWO rounds before reloading, then no sensible argument can be made that the Second Amendment does NOT protect a firearm capable of firing THREE rounds.
The only counter-argument that I can think of would have to involve simply choosing an arbitrary number, much like New Jersey, Kalifornia, and now New York have done.
One might just as well ask how many words may be printed in a newspaper before the First Amendment no longer applies.
It is rather disheartening to realize that Obama and his ilk can't be stopped until they run out of other people's money.
But that point is fast approaching. I see many situations that aren't going to go the way liberals are hoping.
One is that a lot of fence-sitting people who stayed away from the polls will be losing their jobs, their life savings, and any prospect of a future as long as liberals remain in charge.
Most young people today, if you ask them, have no expectation of ever receiving a benefit from Social Security. Within ten years I predict that a majority of Americans will be on board with phasing out this program, probably over the course of two decades, never to be tried again.
The bogeyman of Global Warming is quickly loses its ability to motivate. In a few years, if the sunspot cycle cooperates, there is going to be a tremendous backlash against a whole lot of green stuff. Al Gore will be a laughing stock even greater than he is now.
Rising food prices are going to re-align the thinking of many people who have to work to purchase their own food. When they realize how the productivity of the central valley of Kalifornia has been sacrificed for a fish that hardly anyone can identify, they will want changes made.
It is true that there will be much pain and suffering along the way, but the tipping point is much nearer than many people think.
[[I would not be surprised to see the Second Amendment Foundation filing a case soon challenging this ridiculous law.]]
That’s a fouindation? I’ll have to look that up- I hope they do file, as thsi was such a blatant violation of he second amendment that cuomo should have impeachment proceedings started agaisnt him immediately- (can a gov be impeached?)
[[This would only be a problem if one can imagine ANY Supreme Court Justice being able to justify a particular limit on magazine capacity.]]
John Roberts ‘justified’ his treason by claiming that it ‘isn’t the supreme courts job to protect citizens agaisnt their own bad choices (EVEN THOUGH supreme court do so all the time- aparently when somethign as blatant as forcign citizens to purchase soemthign they don’t want or can’t afford under penalty of the law if they do not purchase, is not ‘serious enough a violation’ for roberts to concider protectign us from)
I woudl NOT put it past roberts to coem up with some cockamamey cock and bull story about why there should be a limit- He seems to love to legislate fro mthe bench and invent reasons for it after the fact-
[[New York just made challenging magazine limits very much easier. ]]
That’s only one aspect of the massive violation NY’ers just faced with kkkuomo’s bill he is mandating that gun owners be given mental health exams, and that they must now register their guns every 5 years for handguns and that background checks be doen hwen buying ammo-
Gettign a headache from all the frustration abotu htwe bills- will have to think more about htem after refreshing tomorrow-
I’ve been seeign a lot of violations of citizens constitutional rights by the left lately, the Health care act, george zimmerman being falsely arrested and falsely charged with charges that were not even appropriate to what went down, kkkuomo’s bill, the attempted executive order by piresident- attacks on religion- preventign religions from the their right to freely excersize hteir religion without itnerference by the government (the abortion mandates) on and on it goes- the left is gettign very brazen and infact gettign militant about shovign hteir ideology and unjust laws in our faces- and lawyers may win a case or two here, a case or two there- but I think it’;s going to coem down to the peopel either havign to protect their OWN rights, OR lose them- The supreme court sure as #%!#$$% isn’t going to be of any help to the people
Well you got more members in the NRA over the course of the past month.
I predict a second American civil war is coming and with it, the break up of the USA.
“I would not be surprised to see the Second Amendment Foundation filing a case soon challenging this ridiculous law.”
*DING* *DING* *DING* We have a winner!
I am a member and support the SAF because SAF is the *real* proponent filing and winning lawsuits. Sure, the NRA makes libscum wet their panties but they usually end up riding on SAF’s coattails in the lawsuits...
The way I figure it is a scatter-gun approach: Member NRA, SAF, GOA, GOAL, JPFO. They all do something to help, and most are very cheap to join.