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Obama promises 'meaningful action' after Newtown school shooting (Obama's Reichstag Fire?)
Guardian UK ^

Posted on 12/14/2012 3:47:30 PM PST by Arthurio

Barack Obama wiped away tears at the White House as he expressed grief over the children killed in the Connecticut massacre and promised "meaningful action" to prevent similar shooting rampages in the future.

Obama has promised to act on gun control after earlier shooting incidents but subsequently done nothing implement any changes. Over the last four years of his presidency, restrictions on guns – in particular concealed weapons – have become more relaxed and gun sales soared.

There have been five major shooting sprees since he has been president, three of them this year. This one is different because the majority of the victims in the school in Newtown are young children, but the most recent opinion polls have shown overwhelming opposition to gun restrictions.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2012; banglist; democrats; guncontrol; gunfreezone; murderisacrime; newtown; obama; sandyhookobama; sandyhookpolitics; sandyhookshooting; secondamendment; shooting; youwillnotdisarmus
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1 posted on 12/14/2012 3:47:41 PM PST by Arthurio
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To: Arthurio

Barack Obama wiped away “fake” tears as he contemplated making a move on assault weapons.


2 posted on 12/14/2012 3:49:48 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Arthurio

This one is different because it occurred AFTER the election. He’s going to act now and you are going to obey.


3 posted on 12/14/2012 3:50:25 PM PST by WorkingClassFilth
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To: Arthurio

Krauthammer just stated that the Brady group says Connecticut has the fourth most stringent weapons laws in the nation.

Gun laws sure work don’t they.


4 posted on 12/14/2012 3:52:55 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Hurricane Sandy..., a week later and over 60 million Americans still didn't have power.)
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To: Arthurio

Fake tears and fake president.


5 posted on 12/14/2012 3:53:04 PM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: Arthurio

How very Clintoonian of him..........


6 posted on 12/14/2012 3:54:07 PM PST by originalbuckeye
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To: Arthurio

Don’t these far left lunatics understand that even if you take away every single gun in America it wont stop demented evil from killing. What do the left want, to take away guns from the police..then what, we have total anarchy. Chicago is a gun control city and every single day we hear about shooting after shooting. Yeah I dare these leftist loons to try to take away guns from Gang bangers. I can just imagine “Hey Mr Gang banger, can I have your gun pretty please” LOL Id love to see their reaction


7 posted on 12/14/2012 3:55:12 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: WorkingClassFilth
and you are going to obey.

I'm not sure I'd take bets on that.

Folks are always willing to give superhuman capabilities to government, but aren't willing to do the math the logistics requires.

/johnny

8 posted on 12/14/2012 3:55:41 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Arthurio

Well maybe some original thinking like mental health reforms would be in order.


9 posted on 12/14/2012 3:56:04 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Arthurio

Let the Kenyan importer bring it. Rats lose big time in 2014.


10 posted on 12/14/2012 3:56:24 PM PST by Gasshog
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To: Arthurio

How about dusting off old Sparky?


11 posted on 12/14/2012 3:57:01 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: Dallas59

Fake tears and fake president
= = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =
All those ‘sessions’ with Clintoon paid off...he has learned to ‘cry on cue’....recall the Ron Brown funeral when WJC was laughing and joking around till he spotted a camera and he started wiping away tears....

PHONIES....a POX ON ALL THEIR HOUSES.


12 posted on 12/14/2012 3:57:32 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "It is virtually impossible to clean the pond as long as the pigs are still crapping in it")
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To: Arthurio

Ban schools...seems like they are the main cause of shootings ./s


13 posted on 12/14/2012 3:57:38 PM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: DoughtyOne

Barry has killed more kids with his pro-abortion votes than all school shooters combined.


14 posted on 12/14/2012 3:57:50 PM PST by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Hussein Obama - Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009.)
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To: Arthurio

is he going to mention the failed social policies of the left then?

How parents don’;t spend time with their kids, don;t raise their kids and prep them for the real world?

Kids are being screwed up and doing these acts because they are not rasied right.
I see this every day and how parents are too tired, get nannies, day care, can;t be bothered go out to eat and not teach kids to cook, clean up, respect etc


15 posted on 12/14/2012 3:58:22 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Arthurio

I can think of all kinds of “meaningful action” that would make the left very happy, but I’m hard pressed to think of any law that could prevent lunatics or mentally unstable from these kinds of acts.

I CAN think of lots of actions that would cut violent crime rates by garden variety criminals, but these actions would lean more toward criminal control, not gun control.

Having said all this, I’m gonna guess we will see a huge campaign for more gun control, some of which may come about.


16 posted on 12/14/2012 3:58:34 PM PST by umgud (No Rats, No Rino's)
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To: Gasshog
"Let the Kenyan importer bring it. Rats lose big time in 2014."

That's what I thought would happen in 2012.
17 posted on 12/14/2012 3:58:44 PM PST by DigitalVideoDude (It's amazing what you can accomplish when you don't care who gets the credit. -Ronald Reagan)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

Don’t taze me bro, but this was on Drudge. Many people agree with him on this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=2h1QNTQDnoU


18 posted on 12/14/2012 3:58:49 PM PST by dforest
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To: Arthurio

You guessed it. Recall The incident in England several years ago? And besides, while this is bad, each day untold numbers of unborn and partially beor babies are being murdered on an assemblyline basis. And not a peep from the media.


19 posted on 12/14/2012 3:58:59 PM PST by sport
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To: Georgia Girl 2
"Barack Obama wiped away “fake” tears.."

Looked like it to me. He won the Peace Prize. What's next? The Oscar?

20 posted on 12/14/2012 3:58:59 PM PST by 444Flyer
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To: Arthurio
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21 posted on 12/14/2012 3:59:10 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eatl my dog!)
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To: Arthurio

AWB and National Registration are coming I think. Hope I am wrong, but our President is power hungry.


22 posted on 12/14/2012 3:59:16 PM PST by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: Gasshog

Impostor. how to turn off correct?


23 posted on 12/14/2012 3:59:20 PM PST by Gasshog
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To: Arthurio

All those registered guns were tragically lost in a boating accident when my canoe capsized.


24 posted on 12/14/2012 3:59:50 PM PST by brewcrew
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To: Arthurio

Norway, a country with restrictive gun laws still had a guy obtain an assault type weapon and kill 87 kids.


25 posted on 12/14/2012 3:59:50 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Arthurio
...the most recent opinion polls have shown overwhelming opposition to gun restrictions.

As usual you posted an article without comment. What do you think?

26 posted on 12/14/2012 3:59:56 PM PST by Jean S
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To: DoughtyOne

Well there goes the Illinois conceal/carry law being passed.


27 posted on 12/14/2012 4:00:45 PM PST by GrannyK
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To: Sarah Barracuda

parents be parents, promote marriage, real marriage not the failed social marriage of homosexuals.

That is the problem, guns have beeb around hundreds of years, mass shottings did nto happen in the 50’s but they do today after the left destroyed the family and we got lazy parents.

I have kdis BTW and we sit down eevry night and talk about the days events we raise them with manners and hard work, my boys can fight but respect women, my daughter is a lady and all conservatives


28 posted on 12/14/2012 4:01:17 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Sixty million gun owners with over a hundred million guns plus a billion or more of ammunition.


29 posted on 12/14/2012 4:01:17 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Huskrrrr

Think of this. Malloy repealed the death penalty in CT. If this creep didn’t end up dead during the incident, he would most likely spend life in prison.


30 posted on 12/14/2012 4:02:21 PM PST by matt04
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To: Arthurio

Trying to prevent mass murders by banning guns is like trying to end drunk driving by taking cars away from sober people.

99.9% of gun owners wouldn’t even contemplate an act like this...but we’re about to be COMMANDED to pay with our rights and our property for the acts of an evil lunatic. Let’s see how many people agree to be commanded.


31 posted on 12/14/2012 4:02:21 PM PST by Ancesthntr (Banning guns to prevent crime is like banning cars to prevent drunk driving.)
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To: xrmusn

Four more years of the POS.


32 posted on 12/14/2012 4:02:42 PM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: Arthurio

Guns don’t kill people liberals do...


33 posted on 12/14/2012 4:02:42 PM PST by babygene ( .)
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To: Arthurio

Up next. War on knives?

12/14/12

“Knife-wielding man injures 22 children in China”

http://www.courant.com/sns-rt-us-china-stabbingsbre8bd065-20121213,0,5592318.story


34 posted on 12/14/2012 4:02:53 PM PST by 444Flyer
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To: Arthurio
Most people see and fear the obvious opportunity for an attack on the 2nd Amendment here, and rightly so. But the psychological "community" of witch doctors is now licking its chops, too, with this incident that bolsters their claim to "authority" and the need to "do something."

The power of state psychologists to seize and control children and adults is unbelievable, and understandably kept fairly hushed. But what we don't lose by keeping our guns we may lose by failing to guard against the threat of being declared "incompetent" by a politicized psychology. That is all a tyrant would need to take our arms without the appearance of violating the 2nd Amendment.

35 posted on 12/14/2012 4:03:12 PM PST by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

And how are they going to take every single gun. Only possibility is that they’ll eventually break down doors ad search every single home in America.

It’s shameful how these evil people try to push their policies using a tragedy like this one. Why don’t they recommend using some of the federal funds they’d use for gun control to make these schools safer? No wait, it’s not really the people’s safety at issue here now is it?


36 posted on 12/14/2012 4:03:19 PM PST by Kenny (<p)
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To: Arthurio

This call was a first responders nightmare.

This is something that those men and women will have to live with all their lives.

I hope it is understood here that first responders see some terrible things and have to live with them.It does not mean that I do not have sympathy for the families or the children. The police and ambulances crews and Firefighters who witnessed the aftermath of this won’t sleep well tonight either.


37 posted on 12/14/2012 4:03:45 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Arthurio

Any time the libs start a gun control drive an exploitable tragedy appears, right on time.


38 posted on 12/14/2012 4:04:08 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

ABsolutely fake. This man has never shed a tear over anything since he became president. He is doing it all for show. Takes acting lessons from BJ Clinton, his best buddy.


39 posted on 12/14/2012 4:04:32 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: Arthurio

If BO attempts anything unconstitutional I promise to meaningfully ignore it.


40 posted on 12/14/2012 4:05:06 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Arthurio

Can’t have a reasonable discussion about guns without
also talking about the bilge being pumped out by
Hollywood and the media as far as violence and
irresponsible behavior.


41 posted on 12/14/2012 4:05:40 PM PST by indthkr
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To: Arthurio

1. An armed man is a citizen. An unarmed man is a subject.
2. A gun in the hand is better than a cop on the phone.
3. Colt: The original point and click interface.
4. Gun control is not about guns; it’s about control.
5. If guns are outlawed, can we use swords?
6. If guns cause crime, then pencils cause misspelled words.
7. Free men do not ask permission to bear arms.
8. If you don’t know your rights, you don’t have any.
9. Those who trade liberty for security have neither.
10. The United States Constitution (c)1791. All Rights Reserved.
11. What part of “shall not be infringed” do you not understand?
12. The Second Amendment is in place in case the politicians ignore the others.
13. 64,999,987 firearms owners killed no one yesterday.
14. Guns only have two enemies; rust and politicians.
15. Know guns, know peace, know safety. No guns, no peace, no safety.
16. You don’t shoot to kill; you shoot to stay alive.


42 posted on 12/14/2012 4:05:40 PM PST by angelcindy ("If you follow the crowd ,you get no further than the crowd!")
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To: Arthurio

So does that mean that he is going to issue some kind of executive order? Because Congress is not going to pass some confiscatory law.


43 posted on 12/14/2012 4:06:27 PM PST by wideawake
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To: Arthurio

Will Obama tell the secret service to get rid of their guns?


44 posted on 12/14/2012 4:06:27 PM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: Arthurio

“Never let a good crisis go to waste” the Godfather


45 posted on 12/14/2012 4:06:43 PM PST by dila813
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To: Arthurio

46 posted on 12/14/2012 4:07:38 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Arthurio

Kids of parents who are legal gun owners will not be allowed in school.


47 posted on 12/14/2012 4:08:07 PM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: babygene

Obama is right we can’t let liberal schoolteachers foster the creation of mass murderers anymore. Dissolve the DEA and commie Unions. Now.


48 posted on 12/14/2012 4:08:16 PM PST by Gasshog
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To: Arthurio

Every citizen with a brain can see that every time this evil happens we see lots of pictures of cops and swat walking around with their AR’s but they never use them. And there is a reason for that. LEO’s are investigators, they don’t get to the crime scenes until the crime is over.

Teach your children to act when evil comes to visit. Teach them to get out the back door or a window and to seek help at a neighbors home or a store. Anything but huddling in a corner waiting for evil to end their precious lives.

God rest these victims souls and may this evil bastard burn in hell for eternity.


49 posted on 12/14/2012 4:08:30 PM PST by jwalsh07
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To: Arthurio

I wonder how many children were killed while still inside their mothers womb today?


50 posted on 12/14/2012 4:08:38 PM PST by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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