Skip to comments.Obama speaking now on gun-banning
Posted on 12/19/2012 9:16:33 AM PST by pabianice
Obama speaking now on TV...
"The vast majority of responsible gun owners support a ban on assault rifles and large capacity magazines..."
"I will use all the powers of my office to do what needs to be done to reduce gun violence..."
He's putting Biden in charge of a get-together of interested parties to come up with something to be presented to Congress in January. Realizes that part of the problem is "social."
Question from reporter on the fiscal mess...
“” I wont allow a tax increase for millions of working families... this was debated during the campaign (and I won)... ”””
I guess he forgot that husseincare increases the taxes on EVERYONE.
“My Republican friends are just irresponsible... they keep finding ways to ruin a deal... they are for the rich... they don’t care about results...”
Not one press question about guns.
Godfather II: "Don't you know that I would use all of my power to prevent something like that from happening?"
Something sounds eerily familiar here.
“Last time there was a Civil War in this country, 600,000 people died.”
I seem to recall that this number was approximately half the population of the country at that time. Do you know if that is true? It might be half of the male population, I’m not sure.
If it is, let’s put it in perspective. If that happens now, we are probably talking about 50-100 million people dying....
I would hate to see that much death and destruction in our fair land. It was a heartbreaker then, it would be a heartbreaker today.
The left just needs to leave our human rights alone.
Its often been observed that perception is more important than reality. The observation is often correct. It is never MORE CORRECT than for those weve come to call liberals. I prefer statist but liberal has morphed from its classic meaning to the other end of the spectrum so Ill stay with it.
Since these folks operate almost entirely on EMOTION and FEELING, REALITY seldom allows FACTS to intrude upon the delusional worldview they have constructed and the comfort that provides them. It is that illogical, irrational and delusional mindset that prompts many of them to continue to quest after a Utopian society. The thought that such a society can and will never be achieved in a fallen world populated with failed sinners never penetrates whatever remains of their cognitive consciousness. Its a DANGEROUS WORLD and, as the liberals continue to define deviancy down, it becomes more dangerous daily.
There is another, far more sinister, level of the liberal call for gun control.
It was Mencken who offered that The urge to save humanity is most often a false front for the URGE TO RULE. He clearly had been a student of the liberal politicians of his day. Were he alive today and able to observe the likes of Chuck Schumer, Diane Feinstein, Obama and the rest, hed almost certainly have used far stronger language to frame his sage observation.
To conclude, dozens of studies reveal the FACTS concerning gun control. Those FACTS are that where firearms are widely and READILY available to law-abiding citizens, CRIME GOES DOWN! The liberals who willfully ignore the FACTUAL EVIDENCE and continue to call for gun control (i.e. the DISARMING of DECENT CITIZENS, thereby denying them the ability to exercise their God-given right to self-defense) are those about whom Mencken wrote: Their goal is NOT about preserving life. It is about the hell-bent pursuit of the impossible to achieve Utopian world where all are equal but some (thatd be THEM) are MORE equal than others (thatd be US).
There are many PRO-RTKABA videos on You Tube that your often busy lives dont allow you to find on your own. Search there for Gun Control, watch them and, more importantly SHARE THEM with the folks in your orbit.
Were in a fight. And losing will ultimately cost us much more than our right to our guns.
Last time there was a Civil War in this country, 600,000 people died.
I seem to recall that this number was approximately half the population of the country at that time. Do you know if that is true? It might be half of the male population, Im not sure.
The actual number of military deaths’ was 620,000.
Astonishing when you consider the total population number.
Interesting, thank you for that information and clarifying my misremembering...
I agree on your other points as well.
He’s obviously thinking of Bill Ruger.
BE CAREFUL! Back in 1968, the murder of Bobby Kennedy was an anti-gunners wet dream come true.
Bobby Kennedy was killed with a small American made .22 revolver, an Iver Johnson Cadet.
John Kennedy was killed in 1963 with a 5 shot bolt action military surplus rifle. Italian Carcano.
When the 1968 gun control act passed,(due to the passing out of huge amounts of cash to the states for crime control), it banned what the antis have been dreaming of for years.
A ban on 5 shot bolt action army surplus rifles.
A ban on small foreign pistols and revolvers.
A ban on military equipment. A gun shop in Tulsa was raided because they imported flintlock flints.
All of this did not ban the pistol used to kill Bobby, and it did nothing to ban foreign police surplus rifles which were the same as military rifles, just not issued to the army.
Congressmen from CT, Mass and NY had wanted a ban on military surplus to protect their local industries like COLT, S&W, Savage and Winchester.
Why should an American buy a $12.00 army rifle to hunt with when they should be buying a high dollar American made hunting rifle!
And why should they be buying a military Army surplus Enfield or Webley pistol when they should be buying a high dollar US made handgun?
The devil is in the details so be real careful with this as the antis today are far worse than the antis of the 1960s.
Did I mention that the 1968 Gun Control Law was based on the 1938 Nazi Weapons Act of Nazi Germany.
Thomas J Dodd had a copy of it to copy from.
I realize that different parts of the country feel different about guns...
What exactly does Barry mean by that statement? Can this jerk do/say ANYTHING without putting citizens against each other? Going for the ‘Most Divisive President Ever’ award?
Yeah Barry, in the part of the country I live in a lot of us do have guns. We’re ready to defend ourselves and our families. We manage to get by each day without going on a violent rampage. We manage to own our weapons responsibly. Molon Labe Ahole.
There is no option to delete your account a CheaperthanDirt.
However, you can alter your data. (My last name, there, is now “you”, btw.)
I’m done with them.
Heres a thought- Lets make it illegal to carry a gun onto school property, and lets make it illegal to murder people, and lets have really really strict gun control laws like they have in Chicago, and lets make sure law abiding citizens are not allowed to own guns like they are in Chicago for the most part- and lets make the laws so hard to own guns that people dont even bother trying to get guns anymore like in LA and areas around California- that will surely put a stop all these gun killings- woops- no it wont- they ONLY thing it does is make law abiding citizens a target of CRIMINALS whop WILL squire guns no matter what- just like they do in states where its impossible for honest folks to get guns to protect themselves- For those crying for gun control- I would encourage you folks to walk down some back alleys in places like LA, Chicago, NY to get a first hand look at just how well unassuming law abiding citizens really works- Flash around lots of money as youre walking those back alleys too- after all, gun laws will make you perfectly safe and you wont ever have to worry about criminals obtaining guns, right? Oh yeah- and people are still being murdered BY GUNS in those countries that outlawed guns- the only difference now is that those people being murdered have absolutely NO way to defend themselves!!!
For those claiming places thta outlaw guns dont have gun crimes- bull:
The Governments latest crime figures were condemned as truly terrible by the Tories today as it emerged that gun crime in England and Wales soared by 35% last year.
Criminals used handguns in 46% more offences, Home Office statistics revealed.
Firearms were used in 9,974 recorded crimes in the 12 months to last April, up from 7,362.
It was the fourth consecutive year to see a rise and there were more than 2,200 more gun crimes last year than the previous peak in 1993.
meant to say “Just howe well disarming law abiding citizens has worked out in these crime riddle areas”
Yawn! from my cold dead fingers.
0bama’s SUV with minigun