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Gun control: Did Obama let the moment pass? (Sniff, sniff ... boo-hoo)
Yahoo! News / The Christian Science Monitor ^ | March 29, 2013 | Linda Feldmann

Posted on 03/30/2013 2:55:58 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Has the moment passed for tighter gun restrictions?

President Obama himself raised that question Thursday at a White House event aimed at revitalizing the prospects for legislation, 100 days after a Connecticut elementary school massacre that shocked the nation.

Flanked by families affected by gun violence, the president made an emotional plea for action and insisted it’s not too late.

“The notion that two months or three months after something as horrific as what happened at Newtown happens, and we’ve moved on to other things?” he said. “That’s not who we are.”

Next Wednesday, Obama will travel to Colorado to highlight the state’s new laws requiring universal background checks for gun buyers and a ban on ammunition magazines of more than 15 rounds. Colorado has seen two of the deadliest shootings in US history – one last July in Aurora, the other at Columbine High School in 1999.

There are certainly signs that momentum toward significant gun legislation has slipped since Newtown. In a CBS News poll out Monday, 47 percent of respondents said gun control laws should be more strict, down from 57 percent right after the Newtown massacre. According to Politico, the National Rifle Association is enjoying record fundraising, which translates into more donations to politicians....

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TOPICS: Issues; Polls; U.S. Congress; U.S. Senate
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; banglist; congress; guncontrol; gunregistration; obama; rtkba; sandyhook; secondamendment
Notice there was no mention of the $27 BILLION dollars available to just one individual, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, for campaign contributions? Much less the Brady group, DNC, OFA, DSCC, various NGOs and other leftist organizations.
1 posted on 03/30/2013 2:55:58 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Gun control: Did Obama let the moment pass? (Sniff, sniff ... boo-hoo)

Running false-flag ops means never having to regret that you let your moment slip away.

2 posted on 03/30/2013 2:59:26 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He let the movement pass, and the steaming noxious mess is called Obamacare.

3 posted on 03/30/2013 3:01:55 PM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
You want the framework behind everything Obama is doing?

Freedom From War, Publication 7277, State Dept. 1961.

Reducing nuke stockpile. Internal security forces - ie "we need a civilian military AS STRONG as ou military". Cutting regular military down - a sizeable part of which is operating under UN command or fulfilling UN objectives. Disarming citizens. The latest UN small arms treaty crap. Destroying the last superpower by killing the economy and creating economic crises by printing money like water. Getting ready to Cyprus our 401k's into "government bonds" and private bank savings into "stock/equity in the bank" your money's in - worse than FDIC-insured. Not far fetched as he hates America, walked around for months with the Post-America book he was reading, has all national intelligence assets looking at anyone who is "anti-government" (anti-Obama) as a threat. (And in case you didn't know, Freedom From War, the UN treaties do not allow civillians to remain armed - which means confiscation, by force if necessary.)

Do not think they will not take your supplies as well, as these emergency orders will also allow them to take any of your property they need. Once they disarm you it won't be hard.

This is what it's all about. In its "Second Annual Report to Congress" (February 1963), the ACDA presented a simple graphic depiction (see top of next page) demonstrating its proposed three-stage disarmament process:


4 posted on 03/30/2013 3:08:30 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Still Thinking

Newtown was a false-flag op? LOL, MK-ULTRA, perhaps?

5 posted on 03/30/2013 3:14:20 PM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: Secret Agent Man

What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?

6 posted on 03/30/2013 3:17:14 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The NEA, Department of Education, and the drive-by MSM have all contributed to the shortening of the American attention span.

It appears that axe cuts both ways, and when government opts to manage from crisis to crisis, you need to make sure you've completely exploited one crisis before moving on to the next.

Newtown? Isn't that the place trying legalize gay marriage?

7 posted on 03/30/2013 3:20:07 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I don’t think he let the moment pass. Within three hours of the shooting in Newtown he was on television demagoguing his evil heart out for gun control. The moment never came. He tried, all of his minions and fellow travelers tried, but the reality is America doesn’t want gun control. The moment for that never will come no matter how hard the Progressives try to manufacture it.

8 posted on 03/30/2013 3:30:18 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The question no one seems to ask...

IF the 1994 AW ban had been made permanent would the Sandy Hook shootings have still happened using other weapons?

Would the anti-gunners be pleased if Lanza had only killed half that number of students because of new laws?

How many children do the anti-gunners consider expendable if they have new laws?

Can the anti-gunners give us ABSOLUTE ASSURANCES that this will NEVER happen again if such laws are passed?

If they grandfather in guns and magazines owned in the past, does this mean that they believe murders will only happen from guns made in the future if such laws are not passed?

If they can’t answer each of these questions they are just blowing smoke in their relentless drive for people control.

9 posted on 03/30/2013 3:44:54 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (The murals in OKC are destroyed.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Thanks to the efforts of anti-Second-Amendment folks, we probably won’t be able to walk anywhere in America without tripping over firearms and ammunition. ;-)

10 posted on 03/30/2013 3:50:51 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

pass it around

11 posted on 03/30/2013 3:55:28 PM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: 1rudeboy

I don’t know, probably not, although the timing seems suspect. But they’re commies; the safer course is to overestimate rather than underestimate their perfidy.

12 posted on 03/30/2013 3:56:23 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Stop the murder of children?

Why not look at these numbers for U.S. Abortions, not the CDC's but stats by doctors.

Think about it, these deaths are all avoidable and the numbers should shock every American. And when someone tells you it is about "choice", remember the choice was made by the parents, before life began in the womb. And remember that none of the babies had a "choice".

Federal Undercount of U.S. Abortions: 1999-2009

Year CDC Surveillance Guttmacher % CDC Undercount
2009 784,507
2008 825,564 1,212,400 31.9
2007 827,609 1,209,600 31.6
2006 846,181 1,242,000 31.7
2005 820,151 1,206,200 32
2004 839,226 1,222,100 31.3
2003 848,163 1,250,000 32.1
2002 854,122 1,269,000 32.7
2001 853,485 1,291,000 33.9
2000 857,475 1,313,000 34.7
1999 861,789 1,314,800 34.5

13 posted on 03/30/2013 4:11:17 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
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And to add: a total of 827,609 abortions were reported to CDC for 2007. In 2008, approximately 1.21 million abortions took place in the U.S.

14 posted on 03/30/2013 4:16:55 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: SkyDancer

Actually, your first number, 323, is the number of people murdered in 2011 by rifles of ALL kinds, not just semi-automatic rifles. I think it was about 30 people who were murdered by so-called “assault rifles” in 2011.

15 posted on 03/30/2013 6:34:46 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (November 6, 2012.....A day that will live in infamy!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All

Also no mention made of the billions of dollars of unpaid push for more gun control by the MSM.

This article is a prime example. The unstated assumption of the whole article is that more gun control is good, it is not unconstitutional, any simpleton knows that, and anyone in opposition wants children to be murdered.

16 posted on 03/30/2013 8:02:57 PM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: Joe 6-pack

“Newtown? Isn’t that the place trying legalize gay marriage?”

LOL...everywher in CT is the place trying to legalize gay marriage. Otherwise, Newtown is the place where Obama thugs tried to create a scene that would decapitate the 2nd Amendment.

These scenes will continue...and eventually it will be necessary to take a serious stand on the part of ‘We the People’ for the 2nd Amendment.

This will happen, because the NRA and the GOP make that will eventually sell us all out...

17 posted on 03/30/2013 8:36:31 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders.)
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To: SkyDancer

It would take some of the punch out of your poster, but it would be more honest, and ultimately more compelling if you were to correct the drunk driving number. That number is heavily ginned up by totalitarians just like they do with the gun death numbers, so to make the comparison apples to apples, you’d have to adjust it.

18 posted on 03/31/2013 10:41:03 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Did OBAMA let the moment pass? Are you sh*tting me?? Obama was playing this for all it was worth literally before the bodies were cold. If he could have written an EO declaring all guns illegal (except for the Gestapo of course) and gun owners felons, he would have. With little children all around him as props.
19 posted on 03/31/2013 10:47:04 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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