Skip to comments.Obama says fight for gun laws “ought to obsess us”
Posted on 09/22/2013 3:25:53 PM PDT by Olog-hai
President Barack Obama on Sunday memorialized the victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting by calling for a transformation in the nations gun laws to address an epidemic of gun violence, saying, Theres nothing inevitable about it.
Reprising his role of the nations consoler in chief after yet another mass shooting, Obama said Americans should honor the victims of last Mondays shooting by insisting on a change in gun laws. It ought to obsess us, Obama said.
He said no other advanced nation endures the kind of gun violence seen in the United States, and blamed mass shootings in America on laws that fail to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and dangerous people.
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I’m more obsessed with Benghazi. Who gave the stand down order and when will Hillary! be called to testify before a Select Committee?
Meanwhile, Hussein’s regime collects ammo at an alarming rate.
Undo the damage of the Clinton executive order banning arms on military bases and you can fix this.
How many military are the Clintons and Obamas going to hurt or kill in the name of gun laws?
The fight to humanely care for the dangerously mentally ill should obsess us. And ending his race baiting. And end deadly multi-generation dependency. And....
Gun crime decreasing 40% in 20 years is an epidemic
? Who knew?
Gun crime decreasing 40% in 20 years is an epidemic
? Who knew?
Obama is “Obsessed” with destroying America.
Haw-haw. The last time America *did* get a bunch more gun laws. GUN LIBERTY LAWS.
If Obama wants more of the same, pretty soon even the crime enclaves like Chicago, New York, Detroit, Flint, and California will have their honest citizenry armed, and face a steep drop off of criminals. And crime as well.
Dead criminals = Less crime. Simple math.
Gun crime is caused by the evil that men do.
Terrorism is caused by an evil supremacist ideology.
Terrorism is more preventable than crime.
This administration supports an evil Islamist imperialist supremacist ideology.
His “obsession” is a distraction from his love is Islamic theocratic rule.
Obama will use this to take your focus off Obamacare.....that is what this country should be focused on...No Obamacare!
Actually, B.O., I’m more obsessed with traditional American freedom, plus the preservation of the Constitution and its Second Amendment than I am with your fundamentally transformational commie obsessions.
The killer at the Naval shipyard had a background check for his SECRET clearance. Did a lot of good, didn’t it?
BS is BS.
The U.S. is third in murders throughout the world. If you remove Chicago, Washington, D.C., New Orleans and Detroit then the U.S. is fourth from the bottom. These are four cities with the toughest gun laws in the nation and, of course, these are four cities ruled by Democrats.
No other civilized nation tolerates uncivilized behavior from a significant subculture in their population which is responsible for 80% of the murders, virtually all using illegal weapons that no number of new laws will prevent.
Criminals, by definition don't care about laws.
Disarming the victims, on the other hand...
Preserving our personal independence and God given liberties from covetous tyrants ought to obsess us.
Benghazi? “That was a lonnnnnng time ago!” She won’t remember anything, anyway.. and she hit her head, too! She will have amnesia if ever called to testify again.
Call him Ishmael...
Clown Prince nobama requires to be ridiculed. The anti-Free-America loser should be in prison for his nevrr-ending crimes against the Constitution and against our Freedoms.
Criminals, by definition don't care about laws. Disarming the victims, on the other hand...
And who in the obama adoring MSM will call out obama on his ideas of "gun control"?
So I and all patriots most hold our weapons and other freedoms even closer to our bosoms. And THAT should be the American Obsession
nary a day goes by that the Idiot in Chief doesn’t embarrass himself and America
(plus, cause tons of heartburn all over the world)
note: for some insane reason, US military personnel are not permitted to carry weapons at the military base where the Muslim-loving shooter did his mass murder (jihad?)
had there not been gun restrictions on the base, someone almost certainly would have stopped this terrible event much sooner
“Rather, the fight to keep our gun rights will instead obsess us, to use his words. “
A cop pulls over a guy who hands the cop his DL and CCW. The cop says, “what are you carrying?”
The guy says, “I’ve got a .45 on my belt, a .38 long barrel in the glove box and a AR-15 in the trunk.”
The cop says, “What are you afraid of?”
The guy says, “Not a damned thing.”
Obama is a useful idiot. Putin will eat his lunch.
Yet, he’s happily arming terrorists and criminals around the world. Great.
Oh, it does, Barry. Just not in the way you expect.
First. Colorado clearly demonstrate the power of the pro constitution and pro second amendment voters have in this country. It clearly should tell the socialist politicians that the majority of our voters, even in a liberally controlled area, will not stand for more more useless restrictive gun control. The voters clearly understand that this is people control and not gun control.
Second. There is history to review where all can clearly what happened the last time they tried a national gun ban on modern sporting rifles. The socialists got slaughtered in the next congressional elections. Then take a peak at the 2010 congressional elections. This will fire up that voting base X 10.
I use the term "socialist" quite accurately. I spent a lot of years in Europe listening to the openly socialist politicians there make speeches and read their positions in the printed news. The words that come out of the Democrats mouths here, now, are Identical to the openly proud to be socialist politicians in Europe. Make no mistake these people follow a strict socialist agenda. They are SOCIALISTS in every way!!!!!
He was Amish also!
I live in “Don’t give a crap land.” I’m so proud!
Mr. Obama’s comments were made as he was surrounded by MEN WITH GUNS to protect him.
Why is this necessary, if the solution is LESS GUNS? Lead by example, Barry.
His Defense Department granted this "dangerous" person a Secret clearance.
more obsessed with how a pos like this could’ve stolen the last two elections and/or duped so many to vote for him both times...
The only gun law worth obsessing about is the 2nd Amendment.
Chicago, which has some of the toughest, most restrictive gun laws in the country, is well on its way to being Murder City, USA. Wash DC is up there also.
And the fight to not lump all suffering with mental illness into the “dangerous” category should also obsess us. Millions of people suffer from serious mental illness - my youngest son included. Most are not dangerous at all, they are just suffering. But the only time the media talks about mental illness is when a tragedy occurs and the general public gets impression anyone with mental illness is dangerous. That’s simply not the case.
Fubarack is too obsessed with himself......
they appear to be making some masterful plans for GUN VIOLENCE...../s
I forced myself to listen to this speech. Obama held captive family, friends, and co-workers of the victims to make a crass and cynical political speech on gun control.
Obama didn’t honor the dead and their families, he used them-—yet once again...
“Reprising his role of the nations consoler in chief...”
Rather, the user- and manipulator-in chief lied again to push a failing political agenda for media consumption.
Obama was petulant, PO’d, and seemingly depressed. He wasn’t there to comfort or console the bereaved. He was there to punish the uncooperative.
Shut up Obama. We need our guns to protect us against the foreign terrorist invaders you are so fond of.
Guess he never heard of Anders Behring Breivik. I understand, though. It was so long ago....2011 and in that Third World nation of Norway.
Folks....POTUS Obama is not wrapped too tight....he is losing it big time!!! Being delusional, its called!!! Let’s really drive him to the funny farm....Defund Obamacare...NOW!
Sign & Endorse the Lee/Cruz Defund Obamacare Petition...Today!!!
The left won’t have the guts to fully force their entire socialist utopia on us until they are able to control and eliminate, or confiscate, most guns in the hands of patriots.
When they feel they have neutralized “Bitter Clingers” they will be ready to unveil and implement their Final Solution.
Obama is spinning and twisting the truth about every gun related incident in an effort to speed up that process.
I believe he is getting impatient because he wants to accomplish gun control and gun eleimination before his term is up.
He is starting to overreach and that will be his downfall. Obama’s legacy won’t be gun elimination - it will be a revolt against the tyranny of the federal government.
It ought to obsess us, Obama said.
If he were any more gay, he’d burst into flames.
That’s the first thing I thought of....the mass shooting in Norway.
And in Germany, the U.K., Canada, Australia, etc.
Not to mention the horrific mass murder in the shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya. The victims were not allowed self-defense firearms, but the Muslim terrorists had no problem obtaining weapons.
Just not in the way you want.