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Gov. Christie: Americans need to have a 'national discussion' about gun control
nj.com ^ | December 19, 2012 | Matt Friedman

Posted on 12/19/2012 7:47:55 PM PST by Tailgunner Joe

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie said tonight that gun control is one of several issues that must be examined to prevent tragedies like Friday’s school shooting in Connecticut.

On New Jersey 101.5 FM’s "Ask the Governor," Christie said Americans should engage in a "national discussion" about gun control, as well as the stigma associated with mental health treatment and violence in the media.

"What role does the media play in terms of the violence we see on television and the movies? And the violent video games that I think desensitize our children to the real effects of violence. So I think we have to have a national discussion," the governor said.

When asked whether gun control was an issue as well, Christie said, "Gun control absolutely has to be part of that discussion too."

Christie said New Jersey has the second-toughest gun laws in the nation, behind New York. "I’ve been a supporter of that as governor and will continue to be," he said.

(Excerpt) Read more at nj.com ...


TOPICS: US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: banglist; christie; guncontrol; secondamendment
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1 posted on 12/19/2012 7:48:00 PM PST by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Actually, we’d rather talk about why you’re so fat.


2 posted on 12/19/2012 7:49:08 PM PST by Nachum (The List is off the Google blacklist- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Rino’s coming out of the woodwork everywhere!


3 posted on 12/19/2012 7:49:41 PM PST by Route395
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To: Tailgunner Joe

ph()ck you porky.

It’s called 2A.

Now stfu and go eat salt water taffy down at the shore.


4 posted on 12/19/2012 7:49:52 PM PST by bicyclerepair ( >-> Zombies eat brains. >-> 50% of FL is safe.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Maybe it’s time to have a national discussion about tar and feather control.

Friggin fat ass POS.


5 posted on 12/19/2012 7:50:01 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Christie said Americans should engage in a "national discussion" about gun control...

Here's the full text of my contribution to the discussion concerning gun control:

NONE.


6 posted on 12/19/2012 7:50:12 PM PST by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
"Gov. Chris Christie"

Isn't he a big target?

7 posted on 12/19/2012 7:50:34 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Put the fork down, Governor Krispie Kreme. Shut up and switch to the democrat party already. You worthless pile of goat smegma.


8 posted on 12/19/2012 7:50:34 PM PST by shankbear (The tree of Liberty appears to be perishing because there are few patriots willing to refresh it.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Hey Chris, I think its about time we have a national discussion about why your such a fat ass..Good God I need to get a 100 inch TV screen in order to fit all of you in..perhaps there should be a national discussion on the effects of spoons filled with cake


9 posted on 12/19/2012 7:50:36 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Where are the Christie groupies tonight?


10 posted on 12/19/2012 7:51:10 PM PST by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

In the Bible, the “whore of Babylon” is not exclusively female. Just sayin’.


11 posted on 12/19/2012 7:51:45 PM PST by Truth2012
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To: Tailgunner Joe
"National discussion on guns."

Don't you just love that phrase? All the pols are suddenly using it. It sounds so reasonable, like everybody in America gets to speak and give their opinion, and be listened to.

What it REALLY means is, "we need more gun control."

Mealymouthed bastards.

12 posted on 12/19/2012 7:52:23 PM PST by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

While you are “dicsussing,” the rest of us are buying guns like mad.


13 posted on 12/19/2012 7:52:29 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: Tailgunner Joe

He needs to worry about his own damn state.

These east coast governors seem to think they matter to the rest of the country.


14 posted on 12/19/2012 7:54:08 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Yeah, just like we had a national discussion about race.
And we see how well that turned out.
The national discussion about guns should be a bp-sized blast......


15 posted on 12/19/2012 7:54:17 PM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Mr. christie,
Beggin’ your pardon, sir, but how long would it take you to know you’d been shot?


16 posted on 12/19/2012 7:54:17 PM PST by MestaMachine (It's the !!!!TREASON!!!!, stupid!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Hey Governour Chrispie Kreme, we already HAD a national discussion about gun control. Your side lost it a long time ago.


17 posted on 12/19/2012 7:54:58 PM PST by Yashcheritsiy (It's time to Repeal and Replace the Republican Party)
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To: Sarah Barracuda
perhaps there should be a national discussion on the effects of spoons filled with cake

High capacity assault spoons.
18 posted on 12/19/2012 7:55:40 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: ElkGroveDan

He ate them.......


19 posted on 12/19/2012 7:56:14 PM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I think a discussion on gun control is very important.

It should be discussed and practiced on the gun range.


20 posted on 12/19/2012 7:56:42 PM PST by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I’ll offer up the same contribution to the national discussion on gun control that I did yesterday.

If the GOP rolls over on this issue, I’m out. Done. Finished. If they’re not going to support me, I see no reason why I should support them.

To the fat RINOs of the world, I just say this: I suspect that if you want to render the GOP completely irrelevant in national politics, and guarantee one-party control by Democrats for a generation, this would be a good way to do it.


21 posted on 12/19/2012 7:58:17 PM PST by VOR78
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To: Tailgunner Joe

No, Chris Christie needs to go on a diet.


22 posted on 12/19/2012 7:58:27 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: cripplecreek; Sarah Barracuda

Fully automatic, high capacity, assault spoons.....


23 posted on 12/19/2012 7:59:05 PM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

National discussion?

Where have I heard the rhetoric before?

Oh yeah, Eric Holder and our national discussion on race.

What you really mean is you assholes pontificate and we little people are supposed to listen to your unbridled wisdom.


24 posted on 12/19/2012 7:59:18 PM PST by Altura Ct.
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To: Tailgunner Joe

***”Gun control absolutely has to be part of that discussion too.” ***

NO, Governor, MENTAL HEALTH needs to be THE DISCUSSION!


25 posted on 12/19/2012 8:00:07 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (REOPEN THE CLOSED MENTAL INSTITUTIONS! Damn the ACLU!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

the nation has talked about gun control, publically and privately, for as long as I can remember. And, I am told from time to time, that I’m older than dirt. So what’s new???


26 posted on 12/19/2012 8:01:03 PM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: PoloSec

Everything I ever needed to know about gun control I learned on a Marine Corps rifle range..............


27 posted on 12/19/2012 8:01:33 PM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Chris Christie put the shaft to Romney just before the election by hugging Obama for hurricane money. Now he is dissing the whole gun owning population of the US.

The Second Amendment is what keeps the government from trashing all the Amendments and most of the Constitution. It is our threat to government that we won’t stand for tyranny. It is a deterrence, just like the US nuke arsenal kept the Soviets in line during the Cold War. We never wanted a nuke war, but we said do one and die. It’s the same with tyranny, we don’t want to fight government armed forces as they have tanks and artillery, but we could make it a bit tough for them and slow them down.

During the assault gun ban, data showed magazine limits and style of firearms limits did not lessen gun violence. Data on CCW states clearly shows an armed honest populace lessens crime and firearm attacks.

Tell your congress critter and your state representatives to keep their mitts off your gun rights.


28 posted on 12/19/2012 8:02:57 PM PST by RicocheT (Eat the rich only if you're certain it's your last meal)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Dear America,

Our nationwide search for the new face of the RINO-party has been completed. Thank you for your interest. We are no longer hiring.

Sincerely,

The GOPe

29 posted on 12/19/2012 8:03:07 PM PST by mykroar (BAD-ANON: One Game At A Time)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I’m ready for a discussion on gun control...

I prefer the two handed grip, although I was
taught single hand in the Marine corps.
In Rifles a sling is a great help.


30 posted on 12/19/2012 8:03:55 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Well, governor, the process for your “national conversation” is already in place. It’s called a Constitutional Amendment.

Until then, get out of my life.


31 posted on 12/19/2012 8:05:42 PM PST by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2013: Still seeking change.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

can you imagine for a moment someone saying that we must review the first amendment and freedom of speech and the press.....lots of luck there!!


32 posted on 12/19/2012 8:06:41 PM PST by terycarl
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To: Tailgunner Joe

FU spawn of Miss Piggy.


33 posted on 12/19/2012 8:07:28 PM PST by Post5203 (I bought 6 marines a beer at a bar recently and not one said thanks. I won't do that again.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
hasn't this obese bozzo switched parties yet?
34 posted on 12/19/2012 8:11:37 PM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: Cicero
No, Chris Christie needs to go on a diet.

I am amazed that so many so called intelligent "Freepers" resort to ridiculing Christie , not for his stance on a subject, but for his weight...That my friends is PATHETIC

if you have nothing intelligent to say....silence is golden

35 posted on 12/19/2012 8:13:06 PM PST by terycarl
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Christie Kreme weighs in.
(snort)

Seriously, if that stinking tub gets anywhere near the GOP nomination in ‘16 I will - - finally - - conclude that reforming the GOP is an impossible task, and for the first time in my life I will support a third party option.


36 posted on 12/19/2012 8:16:17 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Tailgunner Joe

This gun grabber Christie Kreme is the guy Ann Coulter loves.

/puke


37 posted on 12/19/2012 8:18:01 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Watch out for those national discussions about anything.


38 posted on 12/19/2012 8:23:41 PM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: shankbear

Et tu Christie?


39 posted on 12/19/2012 8:24:33 PM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Christie should be imprisoned until he tells authorities where he has hidden all his spoons.
40 posted on 12/19/2012 8:24:42 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Northeastern gungrabbing liberals are worthless, especially if they have an R next to their name. Commie Christie’s opinion is worth his weight in dung.


41 posted on 12/19/2012 8:25:38 PM PST by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: cripplecreek

You make an excellent point.


42 posted on 12/19/2012 8:26:01 PM PST by Gator113 (**WHO in the hell gave the damn order to NOT rescue our men in Benghazi?**)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

“Gov. Christie: Americans need to have a ‘national discussion’ about elephant gun control.”

Fixed it!


43 posted on 12/19/2012 8:28:14 PM PST by Batman11 (We came for the chicken sandwiches and a Sweet Tea Party broke out!)
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To: Vince Ferrer

The anticonstitutionalists are selling off their gun company stocks, it’s time for 2nd Amendment supporters to start buying stock in gun manufacturers and stores that sell guns. Vote with your stocks.

We should start referring to the gun grabbers as the anti-constitutionalists. Use every word like it is your last bullet.


44 posted on 12/19/2012 8:29:28 PM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Before he says NJ tough gun laws work he should walk the Newark, Camden and Paterson streets at night without his armed guards!


45 posted on 12/19/2012 8:32:50 PM PST by GreatMan
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I agree with Gov. Christie, that America must have a discussion about gun rights.

If the Founders were comfortable with private citizens owning crew served weapons (cannon) and war ships, good enough for Washington, Jefferson, Franklin, Madison,Daniel Webster, Tench Coxe, etc. is good enough for America today.

After all, who understood Man and government better, the above mentioned Founders or Commies like Saul Alinsky and his acolytes Obama, The HillaBeast, ad nauseam?


46 posted on 12/19/2012 8:33:18 PM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."..)
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To: terycarl
I am amazed that so many so called intelligent "Freepers" resort to ridiculing Christie , not for his stance on a subject, but for his weight...That my friends is PATHETIC if you have nothing intelligent to say....silence is golden

I think we've reached a point where many Freepers are tired of responding to absurd politicians with intelligent responses.

The pols are so far gone, and Freepers are so frustrated.

47 posted on 12/19/2012 8:35:35 PM PST by FreeReign
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Yes, Christie! Good for you! Stand for your principals! And stand on the sideline and kiss your dreams of 2016 good-bye!


48 posted on 12/19/2012 8:39:37 PM PST by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: cradle of freedom

That is a good idea.


49 posted on 12/19/2012 8:39:52 PM PST by txnativegop (Fed up with zealots)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

What “Americans” really need to do is have a “national conversation” about the Bill of Right and see if any of them have a clue about how the Bill or Rights is supposed to work.


50 posted on 12/19/2012 8:55:01 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (U.S. elections have become nothing but another cheap ripoff of American Idol.)
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