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Eleanor Clift: Newtown Families and Gabby Giffords Will Be More Powerful Than the NRA
Newsbusters ^ | April 13, 2013 | Noel Sheppard

Posted on 04/18/2013 7:27:29 AM PDT by upchuck

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To: upchuck

tomkat:  E.Clift Will Continue Her Descent Into Complete Irrelevance and Total Madness


sooner = better

51 posted on 04/18/2013 8:07:18 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: upchuck

52 posted on 04/18/2013 8:08:04 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: upchuck

Someone should immediately confront such dummies in public, by saying that they should advocate a “trusted citizen program” in gun control cities rife with violence.

That is, a program whereby the police “shall issue” ballistics tested handguns, ammo, and concealed carry licenses to “willing adult persons of good character” in high crime neighborhoods, on conditions that the guns and ammunition are verified each month by the police, that all incidents in which the guns are brandished or discharged are noted as well, and that when not in use, the guns and ammunition are stored properly. Also that any gun or ammo lost are reported to the police immediately.

Because I bet a “totally unexpected” thing would happen. The level of violent crime would drop like a rock.


53 posted on 04/18/2013 8:08:37 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: upchuck
Newtown Families and Gabby Giffords Will Be More Powerful Than the NRA

Because the genuine tragedy and inevitable emotional response of 100 should count more than the civil rights of 5 million.....[cue weepy music]

54 posted on 04/18/2013 8:09:04 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: latina4dubya
Maybe Kelly and Giffords could use taking an NRA safety course. I'm no expert, but it seems to me that using a pile of rocks as a backstop is a pretty dumb idea.


55 posted on 04/18/2013 8:09:59 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: Huebolt
The only thing I want to read about elinwhore cleft is her announced retirement or commitment to a mental inst.

Please to not using "eleanor" and "cleft" in same sentence! Now where did I put that brain bleach????

56 posted on 04/18/2013 8:12:26 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: goldi

But, I thought that king hussein, the royal monarch for the confused states of American, said 90% of the “people” supported further restrictions on our rights. What the heck happened there? On the other hand, if the dems that assisted in voting it down because their re-elections are at risk, that just tells me that they have no principles and need to be voted out anyway. As to the fig newtowns, some of them may tire of the spotlight but others will revel in the light of king hussein. As for mz. giffords, her hubby mark kelley-giffords, will try to remain relevant but will fail. The new improved brady’s I suppose.


57 posted on 04/18/2013 8:18:12 AM PDT by rktman (BACKGROUND CHECKS? YOU FIRST MR. PRESIDENT!(not that we'd get the truth!))
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To: ontap

Substitute “NRA” with “Constitution”


58 posted on 04/18/2013 8:18:26 AM PDT by Phillyred
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To: upchuck
"The culture of guns is beginning to go through a transformation in this country," she added.

yeah, it's growing.

59 posted on 04/18/2013 8:19:16 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (People are idiots.)
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To: upchuck

Eleanor is a ditz. I cannot think of a more descriptive word.


60 posted on 04/18/2013 8:21:57 AM PDT by Daveinyork (."Trusting government with power and money is like trusting teenaged boys with whiskey and car keys,)
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To: AppyPappy

Indeed—I, for one, have grown quite weary of the Newtown families and Gabby Giffords.

I suspect I’m not alone.


61 posted on 04/18/2013 8:22:54 AM PDT by Arm_Bears (Refuse; Resist; Rebel; Revolt!)
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To: Jeff Chandler

Obama is the best gun salesman in US history.
The only thing that p*sses me off about it is you know those progressive b@stards have invested heavily in firearms companies and are making money off of it.


62 posted on 04/18/2013 8:23:42 AM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: upchuck

Abortions have killed many millions more than the so-called ‘gun culture’. But I bet Eleanor and Gabby both support abortion at any gestational stage for any reason.


63 posted on 04/18/2013 8:23:59 AM PDT by MEGoody (You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: upchuck

Anyone with half a brain knows that Newtown families and Gabby do not even get close to trumping a post-2nd Amendment potential for another Holocaust, 50 million WWII dead, millions of dissidents murdered in China, or the killing fields of Cambodia.


64 posted on 04/18/2013 8:27:01 AM PDT by RatRipper (Self-centeredness, greed, envy, deceit and lawless corruption has killed this once great nation.)
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To: upchuck

Clift is assuming the MSM will be the only medium to deliver a message.

She wants to spin/propaganda the message.

Bloomberg has his entire radio/news/media empire paying out ulimited money. She needs the job.

The MSM should not have this type of coctail party job security.

The medium is the message.
the MSM is the medium
the message is against second amendment civil rights
the MSM is against second amendment civil rights

take it further

Americans have civil rights
the MSM is against civil rights
the MSM is against americans

the medium is the message.


65 posted on 04/18/2013 8:27:46 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: AppyPappy

Like Greg Gutfeld said “the only time liberals don’t use children as props is at a pro~choice rally”


66 posted on 04/18/2013 8:28:10 AM PDT by chae (I was anti-Obama before it was cool)
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To: AppyPappy

^5


67 posted on 04/18/2013 8:29:20 AM PDT by Jane Long (Background checks? Dandy idea, Mr. President. Shoulda started with yours. - Sarah Palin)
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To: upchuck
"The culture of guns is beginning to go through a transformation in this country," she added.

You got that right. Women are embracing firearms in record numbers. They are joing the NRA and other firearm rights organizations in droves. People in general understand they need to fight for their firearm rights and they are engaging in record numbers. Consider the shortage of firearms and ammunition due to the massive demand. Look around firearm ranges these days. Lots of women and parents with their children. Yep the culture is being transformed!

68 posted on 04/18/2013 8:30:11 AM PDT by TheDon (Criminalizing self defense contributed to the Sandy Hook massacre.)
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To: upchuck

Living in Loserville, in the country of Obamaland.


69 posted on 04/18/2013 8:36:29 AM PDT by SusaninOhio
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To: upchuck

Yeah. She is not getting the pro-gun messages on FB that I am. People are fed up with these nuts and they are not going to take it any more. They are talking revolution if this continues.


70 posted on 04/18/2013 8:38:46 AM PDT by MamaB
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To: upchuck

It’s not the NRA that’s powerful you stupid Marxist twat, it’s the Constitution.


71 posted on 04/18/2013 8:42:30 AM PDT by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: Feckless

I met Eleanor once. My only regret is that I met her...what a putz commie.


72 posted on 04/18/2013 8:48:25 AM PDT by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: upchuck

Eleanor, political power comes from the barrel of a gun.


73 posted on 04/18/2013 9:00:58 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Cyprus - the beginning)
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To: upchuck

There are two kinds of gun control advocates; The ‘low information’ and the ‘true believer.’

The ‘low information’ gun control advocates don’t really know anything about guns. They just repeat whatever sound bite or pithy factoid they’ve heard lately. They are either scared of guns or simply don’t like them, don’t know why anyone would want to own a real gun, and wish guns would just go away. While they may not necessarily intend for everyone’s guns to be confiscated they would most likely say ‘Well, it’s probably for the best,’ and go along with it.

The ‘true believer’ gun control advocates have one simple goal: To make the private possession of any firearm a felony. Period. They want to confiscate every gun not controlled by the government. Some simply hate guns while others see privately held guns as an ‘impediment’ to some other goal or plan. They will take as many years as necessary to achieve this goal, decades even. They are nothing if not patient. They will never stop. When they grow too old to continue they will pass on the job to the next generation of ‘true believers.’

This bill’s defeat is simply a battle in an ongoing war.

Gun rights advocates must remain forever vigilant.


74 posted on 04/18/2013 9:13:47 AM PDT by servo1969
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To: Eva

Back before 1968, the MSM and politicians had two targets they wanted to ban. 5 shot bolt action army surplus rifles and “Saturday night specials”.

When Bobby Kennedy was murdered, they went whole hog with the 1968 Gun Control Act.

When the smoke finally cleared, they had a law that banned the evil rifles and handguns, along with a requirement to fill out paperwork when you bought one from a dealer, and a few other onerous things.

They were so thrilled with what they got, they didn’t even notice that the very gun used to kill Bobby Kennedy was not banned.

5 shot bolt action police rifles, the same style as army surplus rifles, were still legal.
Foreign gun companies began to send parts to the US for assembly here.
US made firearms were not affected.

So it was with this law. It did nothing to prevent future Newtowns, so what was the purpose? To get their anti-gun foot in the door so they could move against their REAL target..HANDGUNS!

It has always been about handguns. Assault rifles are just a decoy to try and get their anti-gun foot in the door.

Once they get a ban on AWs then they will use the same reasons to go after handguns.

John Kennedy killed with a 5 shot bolt action rifle.

Officer Tippit killed with a 6 shot revolver.

Charles Whitman, killed 14, wounded 32 others mostly with a bolt action 6mm hunting rifle. Also used a shotgun and an m1 carbine.

Medgar Evers, shot with a 5 shot 1917 bolt action Enfield rifle.

Martin Luther King, shot with a 4 shot Remington 760 pump action Gamemaster rifle.

Bobby Kennedy with a .22 Iver Johnson Cadet revolver.

George Wallace wounded with a 5 shot Charter Arms .38spl revolver.

Howard Johnsons shooter (Mark Essex) killed nine, wounded thirteen with a 4 shot RUGER .44 mag Deerslayer rifle.

Gerald Ford attacked with a 7 shot 1911 semi auto.

Edmond OK post office with two National Guard 7 shot 1911 pistols.

SF mayor Moscone and his homo toadie killed with a 6 shot revolver.

John Lennon murdered with a 5 shot Charter Arms revolver.

Ronald Reagan and Jim Brady with an RG-14 .22 revolver.

Ronald Gene Simmons: killed sixteen people. Strangled half his family, shot the other half with a .22 single action six shot revolver.

What do they all have in common? NONE over 7 rounds, yet after each one came a cry of panic to ban all of them.

***

Josh Sugarmann
Violence Policy Center Director

“Assault weapons... are a new topic. The weapons’ menacing looks, coupled with the public’s confusion over fully-automatic machine guns versus semi-automatic assault weapons — anything that looks like a machine gun is assumed to be a machine gun — can only increase the chance of public support for restrictions on these weapons.”

-Josh Sugarmann, “Assault Weapons: Analysis, New Research and Legislation”, March 1989


75 posted on 04/18/2013 9:19:36 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Do we now register our pressure cookers?)
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To: upchuck

Ms Cleeft is a real piece of work.


76 posted on 04/18/2013 9:30:23 AM PDT by willibeaux (de ole Korean War vet age 83)
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To: upchuck
Hi. Hope you're doing well.

Eleanor, I fart in your general direction.

I'm working on my "crude."

5.56mm

77 posted on 04/18/2013 9:33:16 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: AppyPappy

“Gun culture” is another of the sleight of hand phrases used by the left, like “guns are OK for hunting and home defense.”

It’s not a gun culture, oh chinless one. It’s an individual liberty culture. Any other approach is a lie.


78 posted on 04/18/2013 9:34:56 AM PDT by DPMD
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To: upchuck

This poor old rumpled prune ought to take a hike.


79 posted on 04/18/2013 10:03:57 AM PDT by kenmcg (scapegoat)
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To: Gaffer
Actually, I was hoping for something a litte more...well, er....final [starts with an “O”]

I actually had THAT in my first draft!!!! Two brilliant minds with but a single thought.

80 posted on 04/18/2013 11:05:59 AM PDT by Huebolt (A country that has tipped will fall. RIP USA)
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To: Daveinyork
Eleanor is a ditz. I cannot think of a more descriptive word.

Oh I can, but don't think the mods would let it stay long.

81 posted on 04/18/2013 11:06:19 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (For Jay Carney - I heard your birth certificate is an apology from the condom factory.)
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To: upchuck

Eleanor is a loathsome Communist hack. I refuse to hear her lies.


82 posted on 04/18/2013 1:12:40 PM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: upchuck

Eleanor is a loathsome Communist hack. I refuse to hear her lies.


83 posted on 04/18/2013 1:12:53 PM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: TexasRepublic

Sorry for the double post. What is wrong with FR today?


84 posted on 04/18/2013 1:14:09 PM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: upchuck

...just like Caro McCarthy and Sarah Brady.


85 posted on 04/18/2013 6:50:47 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (I think, therefore I am what I yam, and that's all I yam - "Popeye" Descartes)
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