Skip to comments.California State Senator Denies Hypocrisy
Posted on 03/31/2014 10:36:02 AM PDT by John Semmens
California State Senator Leland Yee vigorously denied that his arrest on gun running charges in anyway contradicts his long time support of gun control laws.
My position all along has been that firearms do not belong in the hands of untrained individuals, Yee maintained. What I have sought to prevent are shootings carried out by unorganized citizens.
The parties for whom I arranged to purchase guns are all well-organized cadres of persons dedicated to a political cause for which the possession of high-powered firearms is essential, Yee explained. Do you think that the Islamic jihad has any chance of peacefully prevailing in America? These weapons are absolutely vital to their chances of success.
Yee described the $2 million he was seeking in exchange for brokering the arms deal as a key building block of my campaign for California Secretary of State. My quest to disarm those unqualified to own weapons would be substantially bolstered by my election to this position. Adding this money to my campaign fund would have given me a big leg up on my opponents.
That the proposed arms deal could have endangered Californians was brushed aside by Yee. The deal was to import the weapons to Newark, New Jersey, Yee argued. That is about as far away from California as you can get. The threat that any of my constituents mightve been harmed is remote.
California Governor Jerry Brown called Yees arrest an unfortunate setback for sane gun control laws.
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If there is one thing I learned in 25 years as a Prosecutor, denying facts does absolutely nothing to change those facts ... I don’t care how much you don’t want to believe them.
“What I have sought to prevent are shootings carried out by unorganized citizens” Reland Yee
ahahahahahaha Banning Gun Ownership amonst the ObamaZOmbies eh?
shouldn’t he have said “DISORGANIZED...citizens?”
Supporting gun control laws was a great business move for his illegal gun running business.
Like supporting prohibition to support your moonshine business.
” What I have sought to prevent are shootings carried out by unorganized citizens.
So, what Senator Lee says he supports is organized crime???
Oh you are very good, John.
Gun running to the Moro Terrorists would get you into Guantanamo if they caught you in Afghanistan doing it.
There are people who have sat in U.S. confinement as suspected enemy combatants for going on 10 years now for less.
It’s no laughing matter. It’s beyond serious.
This reality will set in as more people begin to think about what this guy was really doing.
i am soooo glad i saw your comment... otherwise i would not have noticed! hahaha... :)
Well, he hasn’t got the facts or the law on his side. He needs to go with the race card.
Then you should be happy. We are slowly getting organized.
I suppose a lot of criminals are well-schooled in using guns so Yee’s hope that guns not fall into inexperienced hands may be realized.
Dang these semi-satire pieces are hard to pick out.
The author usually nails the leftist mindset so well, the only tipoff is “democrats usually aren’t this honest”.
“My position all along has been that firearms do not belong in the hands of untrained individuals”
No, they belong in the hands of criminals who are obtaining them illegally from gun runners like yourself Mr. Yee.
I guess he supports organized crime. I think I’ll open a Burger King, after I ask the government to ban McDonald’s. I wound make money.
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