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McCarthy: I will embarrass Obama on gun control
politico44 ^ | 12/14/12 | REID J. EPSTEIN

Posted on 12/14/2012 2:47:20 PM PST by ColdOne

In the wake of the deadly Connecticut school shooting, Rep. Carolyn McCarthy said she has warned the White House “the gloves are off” if President Obama fails to act on the issue.

McCarthy (D-N.Y.), the foremost gun control advocate in Congress, said she spoke with White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew before Election Day and told him she will exert pressure on the White House to push for gun control legislation.

“I said, ‘Jack, I know the president is going through an election and I’m telling you after the election I’m coming out full force,’” McCarthy told POLITICO Friday. “I was just giving the White House a heads up that the gloves are off on my side and I was going to do everything I possibly could. … If that meant embarrassing everybody, that’s what I would do.”

Embarrassing the White House, McCarthy said, meant building a large-scale pu

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KEYWORDS: 2012; banglist; carolynmccarthy; cw2; democrats; guncontrol; liberalfascism; mccarthy; sandyhookpolitics; sandyhookshooting; secondamendment; tyranny; youwillnotdisarmus
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To: ColdOne

I would start by Impeaching the Marxist for Sending Automatic GUNS to the Drug Cartels in Mexico and were used to Kill Hundreds of Men Women and Children there as well as our own Agents. Then we can talk about the weapons he is Giving to Jihadists in Syria,which they are using to Capture Chemical weapons there. Democrats spare me your phony sanctimony

41 posted on 12/14/2012 3:19:51 PM PST by ballplayer
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To: omega4179

You do understand the reason the army doesn’t paint its vehicles blaze orange, right?

42 posted on 12/14/2012 3:20:33 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: kearnyirish2

“Why don’t they just outlaw public schools? The gubmint is unable to provide adequate security.”

Exactly what I was thinking. All these teary eyed and concerned parents... How many of them are going to drop their kids off at exactly the same place on Monday morning as they did today?? Is the anything else more irrational??

43 posted on 12/14/2012 3:20:47 PM PST by Dr. Pritchett
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To: ColdOne
Embarrass McCarthy. Have her petition legislation to amend the Constitution to overturn the Second Amendment. The courts have already ruled that the government can't ban guns, so tell her that she should do it the same way they repealed Prohibition (which overturned the Constitution).

For that matter, it's the same method that gave her the vote, which gave her the chance to be in Congress in the first place!

44 posted on 12/14/2012 3:21:45 PM PST by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: The Shrew
The reality of the debate will not even enter into the discussion. The MSM are not going to listen to anyone from the right. It will be the left negotiating with themselves until the law is passed and they then try and enforce it. God Help us! TS

I post almost every week somewhere that by 2016 we will not recognize this country as anything you and I grew up in. Although I was not alive in the '30s, I think this is a reemergence of Germany right here on US soil.
45 posted on 12/14/2012 3:22:52 PM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: ColdOne

I can’t stand this grave-dancing old hag, or any of her ideological fellow-travelers. I would like to see, JUST ONCE, some reporters giving one of these people Hell for not allowing families time to grieve.

What a scumbag.

46 posted on 12/14/2012 3:23:20 PM PST by Ancesthntr (FReeper and under NSA surveillance since 2000.)
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To: cripplecreek
They need to check their voting maps again. The Red counties dominate and they are armed. I doubt that you will convince them peacefully to give up semi auto rifles and semi auto guns. That would be the most likely target and it simply won't work.
It looks like the common denominator inin all the tragedies is a screwed up 20 something who has been on legal drugs. Maybe something is going wrong there..
47 posted on 12/14/2012 3:24:25 PM PST by Oldexpat
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To: Dr. Pritchett

I used the public school issue to shut up the anti-gun rights roar; living about 2 hours from the site of the shootings (it was in western CT, through a narrow band of NY from where I am in northern NJ), I’m sure homeschooling isn’t an option for many people there.

It was interesting after 9/11 that the news reported a number of women dropped out of the workforce; if it was true I’d imagine they were re-thinking their priorities. Those that had families wanted to start being mothers again, and those that didn’t probably thought it might be a good idea to start one.

48 posted on 12/14/2012 3:25:31 PM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Responsibility2nd
I live in this twit's district and I was on the train when her husband was killed (5:33) but cars away from the shooting. I used to see her son every once in a while after he went back to work...gave him tons of credit because he was disabled by the bullet to the head.

She is nothing but a rubber stamp for Pelosi. She used her insurance money to buy a house in the Hamptons and can almost never be found at home.

The GOP won't spend any money on ousting her just like the dems won't spend a dime to oust Pete King in the neighboring district. It's part of the un-holy deal the two parties made years ago.

49 posted on 12/14/2012 3:28:45 PM PST by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: Responsibility2nd
bringing loaded firearms into an elementary school is aleady against the law

And so, if I'm not mistaken, is the murder of innocent children.

50 posted on 12/14/2012 3:28:45 PM PST by Aevery_Freeman (The trouble with the "masses" is that they never achieve the "m")
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To: umgud

The only way to get lunatics and violent criminals to quit shooting people is to take guns away from law-abiding citizens!


There. Fixed it. Betcha you forgot the sarcasm tag. “If they take guns, then I’ll have to beat intruders to death with my cane. If they then take my cane, it’s really going to harsh my buzz not being able to get around...”

51 posted on 12/14/2012 3:32:28 PM PST by MWestMom ("And those that cried appease, appease were hung by those they tried to please" - Horace Mann)
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To: ColdOne

Wait a minute. Didn’t hussein tell us if we brought knives, he’d bring guns?

52 posted on 12/14/2012 3:34:11 PM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: chris37

agree Chris.

Society has gone down hill so much that we can never have the porper fmaily wiht parents raising their children and spending time with them.

The left created this social mess and now they want to blame guns which have been around for hundreds of years because it suits their agenda

53 posted on 12/14/2012 3:35:01 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: ColdOne; All

Posted elsewhere:

Why have most of these tragedies have only occurred recently?

Repeating firearms have existed for over 150 years – the Colt revolver for example.

So please enlighten as to why those kind of massacres didn’t occur 150… 120.. 100 years ago?

Why didn’t these tragedies occur back when select fire – fully automatic weaponry were easily available?

Why do these tragedies almost always occur in “Gun-Free” zones – where the law-abiding are denied the right of self-defense?

And why do they happen a lot of the time in heavily Democratic states with that already have tight gun-control laws?

54 posted on 12/14/2012 3:36:34 PM PST by StaffiT (Obama is the name - Downgrading the country is his Game)
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To: ColdOne
she will exert pressure on the White House to push for gun control legislation.

She's admitting she's pro-crimminal. She wants to punish the innocent people for the crimes THEY commit.

Typical liberal. Assbackwards. Protect the criminal, punish the innocent.

55 posted on 12/14/2012 3:37:20 PM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Joe 6-pack
If you haven’t yet had your obligatory boating accident, this weekend would probably be a good time to have it.

You may also want to have Santa visit early this year.

56 posted on 12/14/2012 3:37:59 PM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: ColdOne

What about Hollywood? They constantly put out movies where both the good and the bad guys glorify the misuse of guns in a way no responsible gun owner would. How many people has Matt Damon shot? I believe Hollywood is more at fault than anything else. If Obama was serious there would be an X rating on those movies. But I doubt that Hollywood will even be considered to have any blame since they are all just a bunch if libs.

57 posted on 12/14/2012 3:38:22 PM PST by TonyM
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To: lgjhn23

She can stamp her foot and blow her hot foul air all she’s her constitutional right. To own what I own is my constitutional right. This country is already on the verge of an another outright civil war. Morons like her are the types that will push it over the edge.

I’ve been thinking about the possibility of an upcoming civil war. Any thinking, feeling human being should be scared out of their wits of the thought of one. With that said though... I have to admit that it’s pretty much inevitable. There is too much anger, too much hatred, too much loathing that has been building up for years now.

How it will start I have no idea, but unlike the last time it won’t be a war between the states. This time it will be a war on a true civil scale, neighbors or neighborhoods against each other, the citizenry against the bureaucracy. I feel that once it starts it will be true anarchy before the sides coalesce.

Historically most civil wars are instigated by the intelligentsia and some of the “upper crust” who for various reasons want to put themselves up even higher on the ladder looking down at the peons they have fooled into supporting the. In many ways this one is going to come about the same way. The College Professors who promote Marxist ideas, the MSM journalists and commentators that spread the ideas even further by slanted or even false news stories and memes.

And finally by our own elected officials and unelected bureaucrats in government. They do it by making up even more oppressive laws and regulations and turning the government into a “protection racket” demanding more and more money and resources all of the time to feed it’s unending appetites.

So how it will start is still unknown, how it will end is also. All I do know is that no one will emerge unscathed if it does.

58 posted on 12/14/2012 3:38:31 PM PST by The Working Man
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To: Dr. Pritchett

oh come on, if not a school it;s a movie place, a park, a mall.

You don;t liek public schools then fine but that is not the problem right now.
This is about parents raising kids or should I say not raising kids, spending time as a family and working through their problems.

This shooting could have happened anywhere the anti public school agenda is for another thread and another day

59 posted on 12/14/2012 3:39:28 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: DoughtyOne
The Left won’t rest until every U. S. Citizen is defenseless in their own home, just waiting until the next home invasion robber has a whim.

Just like the Mexican people are afraid to go in public while the drug lords murder the people without fear.

60 posted on 12/14/2012 3:40:07 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Why is the government more concerned about protecting a microbe on Mars than an unborn baby here?)
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