Skip to comments.Holder tells Congress the Obama administration wants to ban guns
Posted on 02/08/2012 7:21:59 AM PST by Lazamataz
Last Thursday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder appeared before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to answer questions about his role in the deadly Fast and Furious gun-running scandal. However, instead of answers, Congress got more defiance, more arrogance, and more wasted time with an attorney general who clearly feels no sense of obligation to the American people or our rule of law.
But for all the stonewalling, there was at least one telling moment at this hearing, and it should concern law-abiding gun owners and all Americans who expect accountability from our government.
In a rash attempt to deflect attention away from himself and his own irresponsibility, Holder let Congress know that the Obama administration is still working toward the day when it can reinstate former President Bill Clintons so-called assault weapons ban. According to Holder:
This administration has consistently favored the reinstitution of the assault weapons ban. It is something that we think was useful in the past with regard to the reduction that weve seen in crime, and certainly would have a positive impact on our relationship and the crime situation in Mexico.Its difficult to follow Holders logic here, but it goes something like this
The Obama administration particularly Eric Holders Justice Department oversaw an epic scandal whereby our own federal government illegally funneled thousands of firearms into the hands of Mexican drug lords. This contributed to the death of one U.S. Border Patrol agent and hundreds of Mexicans.
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Perfect example of the liberal urban culture that's taken over much of Holder's people. It's the reason the Black Panthers weren't prosecuted. Once one is party of a protected class whatever one does can be rationalized in terms of past wrongs real or perceived. The resulting arrogance and boldness make it all the more offensive.
Yes... located right on the border with Mexico... and he must be unarmed.
***This administration has consistently favored the reinstitution of the assault weapons ban.***
This is what GunWalker was all about. The regime wanted to show guns seized in Mexico were being bought in the US. Remember all the hub bub about the mex pres requesting Obama to “do something” to stop the flow of guns from the US to the cartels?
They kept spouting false numbers about where the guns came from, almost all were from central and south America. So Bams had his goons run gunwalker to get some “real numbers”.
There is a very large reservoir of energy and anger out there, anger at everything that has been and is being crammed down our throats.The pol who taps that will take it going away, leavig the rest of the pack at the 3/4 pole.
To dismiss AG Holder as "clueless" is to greatly underestimate him and to minimize the danger he poses. Holder is pure authoritarian evil personified.
And remember, Romney appointed extremely liberal judges in Massachusetts instead of conservative ones. Why would he do anything different if he was president?
(contrary to the hunting photo, the 2nd amendment covers a lot more than just hunting)
Here’s an idea, let’s ban incompetent, lying people from holding any public office. Yeah, let’s start with the head of the Department of Justice. I think that would set a great example in our Federal Government!
BTW, is there really a link between Holder and the Chicago Mafia? (Since public shame does not work with Democrats, I thought I would try a typical “dirty-tricks” style, unfounded rumor that the Democrats have always used so expertly in the past).
As defined as any semi-automatic rifle with a detachable magazine and a capacity in excess of twenty rounds. Well, maybe five. Now, they also want to ban handguns, but they won't come right out and tell you that. Yet. And semi-automatic shotguns. And hunting rifles, too, because they can be used for purposes other than hunting. Remember JFK? His former secretary certainly does.
Let's face it: guns are dangerous and people can't be trusted with them because they make liberals wet their pants. Now pardon me; I'm going out to buy that Norinco SKS I've had my eye on for months, 'cause I need to have it ready for the Creepy-White-Guy-Survivalists-With-Gadsden-Flag-Bumper-Stickers meeting I'm going to tonight, along with a six-pack of Bud and a pouch of Red Man chew.
Correct. His conclusions are utter BS. The decrease in crime rates have tracked the increase in gun sales.
Anyone that wishes to ban guns must be viewed as a traitor and a promoter of Hate. Banning guns is a direct infringement on the exercise of a Civil Fundamental Right. Gun ban zealots are no different than the KKK, Nazi’s, Black Panthers, et al.
There is no justifiable reason to ban any kind of small arm except to further an unConstitutional Agenda. Holder is promoting an agenda of Hate. Hitler would be proud.
This photo is a real problem and why I do not like Santorum. He does not understand that the Constitutional right to gun ownership has nothing to do with hunting and sports endeavors. It has everything to do with self defense.
It also has nothing to do with self defense. It has everything to do with maintaining the security of a Free State. That means having the militia outfitted with ARMS of its own. Hunting and self defense are mere byproducts of the 2nd Amendment.
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