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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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1 posted on 12/14/2012 2:47:24 PM PST by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

If you haven’t yet had your obligatory boating accident, this weekend would probably be a good time to have it.


2 posted on 12/14/2012 2:49:25 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: ColdOne

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.

When it comes to our rights, the Left are illiterate.


3 posted on 12/14/2012 2:50:28 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: ColdOne
never let a tragedy goto waste... prayers up for the victims
4 posted on 12/14/2012 2:51:36 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Joe 6-pack

I’m avoiding boats “like the plague”.


5 posted on 12/14/2012 2:52:17 PM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: ColdOne

Someone needs to remind this twit that bringing loaded firearms into an elementary school is aleady against the law.

She is only going to embarrass herself.


6 posted on 12/14/2012 2:52:25 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: ColdOne

Cold dead hand you commie biotch


7 posted on 12/14/2012 2:53:24 PM PST by Track9 (The MSM needs a laugh track)
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To: ColdOne

I can’t help but wonder if Rep. McCarthy owns a handgun of her own, or has a security person by her that does???


8 posted on 12/14/2012 2:53:24 PM PST by ssaftler (Happy Chanukah to all, especially the Muslims out there!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Shooting people also against the law in all jurisdictions I’m aware of.


9 posted on 12/14/2012 2:53:24 PM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

What good does it do you to hide your guns if you are going to cower when they come for them?


10 posted on 12/14/2012 2:54:59 PM PST by US_MilitaryRules (Unnngh! To many PDS people!)
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To: ColdOne

She can stamp her foot and blow her hot foul air all she wants....it’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.


11 posted on 12/14/2012 2:55:27 PM PST by lgjhn23 (It's easy to be liberal when you're dumber than a box of rocks.)
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To: ColdOne

Somebody muzzle that rabid bitch.


12 posted on 12/14/2012 2:56:12 PM PST by matt1234
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To: DoughtyOne

Let them tryout. Right now there are probably close to 400 million guns in this country, good luck trying prey those away from gun owners.. Also, if even they banned them the amount of gun trafficking that would go one through our pourous borders would be trmendous... They would have to have a WAR on Guns.. They would again look like the stupid progessives when they tried to ban alcohol..


13 posted on 12/14/2012 2:57:02 PM PST by scbison
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To: US_MilitaryRules

What guns?


14 posted on 12/14/2012 2:57:32 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: ColdOne

You don’t need gun control, you dumb, feckless idiot.

What you need is criminal control.

If you want kids to be safe in school from psychopaths, then you are going to need to keep kids in school safe from psychopaths.

That will not be achieved by disarming the law abiding, but rather arming them to the teeth.

Schools are going to need to hire essentially Blackwater ops and keep them on grounds at all times fully armed and fully armored.

Furthermore, those ops are going to need to provide extensive security measures.

That’s what it is going to take, and parents will have to pay that cost via tuition if they wish to send their kids to a school that can provide security.

McCarthy, you keep your useless nonsense away from me. People like you have created this problem with your compulsive weakness, and you are only going to make it worse.

If you don’t want more victims, then don’t make people into victims, dummy.


15 posted on 12/14/2012 2:58:03 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: ColdOne

I think it’s time we agreed to meet the statists half way on their gun grab agenda. Let the liberals disarm and we keep ours.

Hey, that’s meeting them half way. I guarantee you that if all Obama voters surrendered their firearms, gun crimes would go down about 98%. Probably more.


16 posted on 12/14/2012 2:58:37 PM PST by Perseverando (Gun control? It's really not about gun control. It's about PEOPLE CONTROL!)
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To: Responsibility2nd
She is only going to embarrass herself.

No. She IS going to embarrass Obama who will become the Right Flank of the gun-control debate.

The gun-control types are going to frame this issue nationwide with views of teary-eyed moms and tiny body-bags and Obama will become the face of gun-control opposition.

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

17 posted on 12/14/2012 2:58:37 PM PST by The Shrew (www.wintersoldier.com; www.tstrs.com; The Truth Shall Set You Free!)
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To: ColdOne

How has gun control worked in countries that have gun control? Not very well.


18 posted on 12/14/2012 2:59:25 PM PST by From The Deer Stand
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To: Joe 6-pack

How come they didn’t outlaw vans after the Oklahoma City bombing?


19 posted on 12/14/2012 2:59:39 PM PST by Renegade
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To: Renegade

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


20 posted on 12/14/2012 3:01:51 PM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: ColdOne

Find out if the shooter was a ‘rat, and if so, disarm them all.


21 posted on 12/14/2012 3:02:55 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Responsibility2nd

guess the media will never mention how the lefts social issues have made a society and a generation into all about them and never prepping them for the real world with getting knocked down.

The left produced a culture of nutters who were told that it;s alright to be different and then have hate laws protecting them.
How about telling kids hard work, get up instead of a band aid all the time and ice, how about not going out to eat all the time and teaching kids how to cook and clean up after.
HOw about telling and teaching kids resepect for life and it;s not all about them.

Nah it;s easier to blame guns but ignore that we have laws for guns and what he did was illegal, how about mentioning the lefts social policies and promoting the break up of a family have failed.

22 kids stabbed in China today, is the country going to ban knives?]
course not because the left would say it;s silly


22 posted on 12/14/2012 3:03:02 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Renegade

How else you going to haul in a bunch of pre-marked ballots for a close election?


23 posted on 12/14/2012 3:03:23 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: ColdOne

What I see here is the failure of the school and the teachers to protect the children when the responsibility of protecting them was assumed by the State with the laws preventing the teachers and administration from defending them. It is the fault of the school and laws of Connecticut from not having adequate police protection or safeguards to protect the children. Laws don’t protect the children, individuals do. The police only serve to investigate the scene after the crime has been committed.


24 posted on 12/14/2012 3:03:34 PM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: ColdOne

Just a day or two before this event, a very similar one happened in China. No gun involved, similar number dead.


25 posted on 12/14/2012 3:04:24 PM PST by ctdonath2 ($1 meals: http://abuckaplate.blogspot.com)
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To: ColdOne

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


26 posted on 12/14/2012 3:04:38 PM PST by umgud (No Rats, No Rino's)
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To: kearnyirish2
"Why don’t they just outlaw public schools?"

Clearly the solution is home schooling.

27 posted on 12/14/2012 3:04:47 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: chris37

we don;t need more gun control we need parents to do their job and raise decent kids and tell them to fit in and not tell them it;s alright to be different at school and then never never be there to raise them because the said parents can;t be bothered.


28 posted on 12/14/2012 3:06:54 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
I have some extra scratch lying around, I think I'll go buy one of each gun the shooter had just to piss off a liberal.

PS: Any Republican Congressmen and Senator's that are thinking of jumping on the "gun control" bandwagon, you WILL be primaried in 2014 (only the conservative NRA types vote in the off year Republican primaries). So decide if it's worth your career...

29 posted on 12/14/2012 3:06:54 PM PST by apillar
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To: From The Deer Stand

Beslan anyone?


30 posted on 12/14/2012 3:08:48 PM PST by Ouderkirk (Obama has turned America into an aristocracy of the unaccomplished.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Then what?
Soviet dissidents learned they wished they had taken one of the bastards down with them (when they came to take us away)


31 posted on 12/14/2012 3:09:13 PM PST by omega4179 ( el 0bama comio un perro)
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To: Joe 6-pack
I'm gonna need a bigger boat:


32 posted on 12/14/2012 3:09:13 PM PST by carriage_hill (Don't whiz on the electric fence. Awwwww-yeah!)
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To: ColdOne

Typical lib hag, trying to profit off dead children.


33 posted on 12/14/2012 3:10:40 PM PST by ABQHispConservative (Only fake Christians vote or are Democrats.)
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To: US_MilitaryRules
What good does it do you to hide your guns if you are going to cower when they come for them?

I saved this quote from another FReeper about hiding guns: Too many want to bury their guns. Our guns will do no good if buried and not used against those who would deny us our basic rights. I don’t believe we should bury anything except those who will come for what we have. Posted on Monday, December 29, 2008 9:59:29 PM by rustyboots

34 posted on 12/14/2012 3:11:43 PM PST by cayuga (The next Crusade will be a war of annihilation.)
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To: scbison

I agree with you, but when it comes to the Left, common sense is very uncommon.


35 posted on 12/14/2012 3:12:11 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: ColdOne

But you can bet that her security detail is heavily armed.


36 posted on 12/14/2012 3:14:11 PM PST by Bullish (The stench from this amateur regime stinks all the way to Kenya.)
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To: manc

That isn’t going to happen, manc.

This society is descending into absolute madness.

We need strong defenses against cowardly criminals.

We need to make all soft targets into hard targets.


37 posted on 12/14/2012 3:14:30 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: ColdOne

Rep McCarthy seems still not to understand that had there been one armed passenger on that LIRR train when her husband was killed and her son maimed, they might not have suffered that fate.


38 posted on 12/14/2012 3:17:47 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: US_MilitaryRules

The states are headed in the opposite direction anyway.

Posted this morning.

Bill Allowing Guns In Schools, Churches Moves Through Legislature(MI)

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2968648/posts


39 posted on 12/14/2012 3:18:44 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Paladin2

“Clearly the solution is home schooling.”

For many (especially in the high-cost northeast) that was financially difficult; however, nowadays an increasing number of families have a parent out of work. Maybe that will drive some to try it (though I doubt it).


40 posted on 12/14/2012 3:19:35 PM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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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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