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Gabby Giffords: ‘It’s Too Dangerous To Wait’ For Gun Control
washington.cbslocal.com ^ | 1/28/2014 | unknown

Posted on 01/28/2014 8:27:05 AM PST by rktman

On the eve of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords is challenging Washington leaders not to ignore gun violence.

The former Democratic congresswoman is featured in a new television ad set to air immediately before and after the president’s speech. In the ad, Giffords faces the camera and says, “Congress is afraid of the gun lobby.”.....

....Kelly called the inaction on Capitol Hill “remarkable.”

“Congress has done nothing because many politicians are listening to the gun lobby when they should be listening to their constituents,” he said.

(Excerpt) Read more at washington.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: banglist; didiots; giffords; guncontrol
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Gun safety activists. Even the puppet master mx. mark kelley-giffords weighs in. No mark. What's "remarkable" is that someone with the comprehension skill of a gerbil(you) actually got in to the military and became an astronaut. Go back to your enclave in AZ and leave us alone.
1 posted on 01/28/2014 8:27:06 AM PST by rktman
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To: rktman

It’s too dangerous to ignore 17 trillion in debt, and then boast about cutting out a billion dollars in spending.


2 posted on 01/28/2014 8:28:56 AM PST by a fool in paradise ("Health care is too important to be left to the government.")
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To: rktman

You think it is dangerous now, just wait until you try to disarm Americans.


3 posted on 01/28/2014 8:29:51 AM PST by SpinnerWebb (IN-SAPORIBVS-SICVT-PVLLVM)
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To: rktman

I know this guy is prepping to run for office, but he better choose a more anti-gun state or he’s just wasting his time.


4 posted on 01/28/2014 8:30:31 AM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: nascarnation

uh, one word (think jojo biden): John McLame :>}


5 posted on 01/28/2014 8:31:57 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme), the price of EVERYTHING will necessarily skyrocket! Period.)
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To: rktman

Agreed. Elected officials should be listening to their constituents. And, at the same time, they should be supporting and defending the Constitution, as they swore.

That means supporting the Second Amendment, along with all the others, even in the face of heart-tugging libtard gibberish that has NOTHING to do with appropriate fedgov responsibilities.


6 posted on 01/28/2014 8:32:11 AM PST by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2016; I pray we make it that long.)
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To: rktman

yeah...we better not wait to effect law abiding and brave citizens so maybe more of them will be victims of criminals!...too bad we are not stupid enough to obey illegal laws!


7 posted on 01/28/2014 8:33:10 AM PST by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo in laughter")
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8 posted on 01/28/2014 8:33:54 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: rktman

More grist from the Meat Puppet. Sad, I wish Kelly would stop that.


9 posted on 01/28/2014 8:34:00 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: rktman

McLame may well live to be 100 and go from the Capitol bldg to the mortuary.

I hope Commander Mark isn’t putting all his hopes on that seat, LOL.


10 posted on 01/28/2014 8:35:15 AM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: SpinnerWebb
You think it is dangerous now, just wait until you try to disarm Americans

This^

11 posted on 01/28/2014 8:38:40 AM PST by Noumenon (Resistance. Restoration. Retribution.)
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To: rktman

“The Gun Lobby” = the American people.


12 posted on 01/28/2014 8:39:47 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: rktman

Only to a liberal is there so much gun violence that we should ban guns but if you want a gun to protect yourself from that violence you are just being paranoid.

Giffords: Proof you can shoot a Democrat in the head and not hit a brain.


13 posted on 01/28/2014 8:49:15 AM PST by CodeToad (When ignorance rules a person's decision they are resorting to superstition.)
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To: CodeToad

Ouch. I didn’t want to go there. :>}


14 posted on 01/28/2014 8:50:04 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme), the price of EVERYTHING will necessarily skyrocket! Period.)
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To: rktman
Whenever anyone tells you they just want "sensible" gun control, tell them that we already have sensible gun control.
15 posted on 01/28/2014 8:50:54 AM PST by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: rktman

16 posted on 01/28/2014 8:52:55 AM PST 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: rktman

One is a politician missing a large chunk of brain and the other is a space cadet. Who cares what they have to say?


17 posted on 01/28/2014 8:54:56 AM PST by Dalberg-Acton
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To: rktman

NASA is really a socialist military fund siphoning globalist entreprize. Not surprized Mr. Bureaucrat astronaut thinks only him can be one. He probably would hand the money to the Russian space program since he is a demoralized tool.


18 posted on 01/28/2014 8:57:47 AM PST by lavaroise (A well regulated gun being necessary to the state, the rights of the militia shall not be infringed)
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To: rktman

Why should anyone put much faith in what a shooting victim or family member of one has to say about the second amendment or gun control? Do these people automatically become experts somehow? They are obviously (and justly so) BIASED. They can’t be OBJECTIVE. They should get compassion, not a soapbox.


19 posted on 01/28/2014 8:58:43 AM PST by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: lavaroise

Or join charlie bolden in embracing the mooslams for all their contributions to the space program.(?)


20 posted on 01/28/2014 8:59:52 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme), the price of EVERYTHING will necessarily skyrocket! Period.)
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To: rktman

I am tired of playing by Queensbury Rules while liberals play by schoolyard rules.

No more Mr. Niceguy.


21 posted on 01/28/2014 9:00:46 AM PST by CodeToad (When ignorance rules a person's decision they are resorting to superstition.)
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To: CodeToad

Comments like this don’t help anyone and will be seen by the left as to just how insensitive our side is.


22 posted on 01/28/2014 9:01:09 AM PST by ealgeone (obama, border)
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To: rktman
In the new ad, Giffords says that 9 out 10 Americans support background checks. “They make it harder for criminals and the mentally ill to get guns,” she says.

That may be true, but why is the type of gun and the serial number part of the background check? How does that help keep criminals and the mentally ill from getting guns? We are not stupid. We know what you really want.

23 posted on 01/28/2014 9:01:09 AM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: faucetman

When they get on said soap box somebody need to kick it out from under them. I lining up to do that next legislative session when nannie bloomers/mda/brady/kelley-giffords et al. show up to try to shove tighter gun laws on Nevadans. Wasn’t prepped last session. I will be next go around.


24 posted on 01/28/2014 9:02:38 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme), the price of EVERYTHING will necessarily skyrocket! Period.)
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To: CodeToad

Oh, you mean kinda like our US military ROE vs the moooslams ROE? Must remain PC. Must remain PC. Uh, no. You’re in it to win it or don’t show up.


25 posted on 01/28/2014 9:04:26 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme), the price of EVERYTHING will necessarily skyrocket! Period.)
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To: SpinnerWebb

“You think it is dangerous now, just wait until you try to disarm Americans.”

You have that right, let’s see what happens when the round-up starts.


26 posted on 01/28/2014 9:10:25 AM PST by 2001convSVT (Going Galt as fast as I can.)
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To: rktman

Haha... not Big Bang Theory... more like Black Hole Theory.


27 posted on 01/28/2014 9:12:23 AM PST by lavaroise (A well regulated gun being necessary to the state, the rights of the militia shall not be infringed)
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To: SpinnerWebb
just wait until you try to disarm Americans.

Whew, lots of truth right there FRiend.

28 posted on 01/28/2014 9:15:02 AM PST by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: rktman; All

The Homicide rate for the United States dropped by half in the last 20 years, as the number of firearms in circulation doubled and the number of concealed carry permits sky-rocketed. The rate of homicides with guns has also been cut in half over the same period.

It is very dangerous to pass laws for emotional reasons. We end up with things like prohibition, the drug war, the income tax, and the Spanish American war.


29 posted on 01/28/2014 9:15:27 AM PST by marktwain (The old media must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: rktman

Well, Gabby... It’s even more dangerous to be disarmed against an increasingly dictatorial government.

Disarm yourself if you wish.


30 posted on 01/28/2014 9:17:31 AM PST by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: rktman
I am truly sorry for Ms. Giffords but her self-serving vitriol and ignoring her/our Constitutional right to protect ourselves is wearing more than a little thin. Gun control will not stop madness nor help control violence. There are enough laws on the books now where only half a dozen would do, trying to stop - what? Weren't there any armed guards near the day you were shot...would that have helped or did it?
31 posted on 01/28/2014 9:18:08 AM PST by yoe
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To: SpinnerWebb

“You think it is dangerous now, just wait until you try to disarm Americans”

Didn’t a little dustup get out of control when the British tried that at Lexington and Concord?


32 posted on 01/28/2014 9:19:06 AM PST by E.Allen
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To: rktman

...Kelly called the inaction on Capitol Hill “remarkable.”

“Congress has done nothing because many politicians are listening to the gun lobby when they should be listening to their constituents,”

Idiot, those are their constituants!


33 posted on 01/28/2014 9:20:32 AM 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: rktman

34 posted on 01/28/2014 9:22:45 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Great graphic. But for the life of me I can’t figure out Greenland ...


35 posted on 01/28/2014 9:26:14 AM PST by tanknetter
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To: ealgeone

Do you really give a crap what the Lunatic Left “thinks”? I don’t. They are hopelessly insane.


36 posted on 01/28/2014 9:28:32 AM PST by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: tanknetter

Neither can I and others have remarked on it too.


37 posted on 01/28/2014 9:32:36 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: ealgeone

>> Comments like this don’t help anyone and will be seen by the left as to just how insensitive our side is.

The Left already accuses us if being sexist, racist, homophobic, and Hitler. We should stop worrying about what they think. We should make them worry for a chsnge.


38 posted on 01/28/2014 9:34:06 AM PST by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: ealgeone
Comments like this don’t help anyone and will be seen by the left as to just how insensitive our side is.

Umm, we won't be convincing anyone on the left anytime soon to "switch sides" (at least, not until they get mugged or caught up in the "knock out game". Until then, they can take their "sensitivities" and shove them sideways up their arse's. I am tired of trying to appeal to the left.

39 posted on 01/28/2014 9:36:47 AM PST by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: ogen hal

We would be having kittens if one of ours had been shot. Take the high road is all I’m saying.


40 posted on 01/28/2014 9:42:28 AM PST by ealgeone (obama, border)
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To: CodeToad
Giffords: Proof you can shoot a Democrat in the head and not hit a brain.


41 posted on 01/28/2014 9:42:33 AM PST by Disambiguator
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To: rktman
Alarm bells go off in my head whenever a political activist of any stripe says that their pet cause is too urgent to wait for Congressional action. It means they want the issue addressed by diktat.

Giffords clings desperately to the same old lie that it's the "gun lobby" driving the situation and not the wishes of the constituents. Colorado state politicians just found out different. Every time it hits the ballot, gun control loses. And that's the real reason Giffords thinks this is "too dangerous to wait" for Congress: it doesn't matter what the voters think either.

42 posted on 01/28/2014 9:44:45 AM PST by Billthedrill
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To: rktman

Just think how dangerous it will be to try to pry guns out of the hands of constitution loving Americans.


43 posted on 01/28/2014 9:44:52 AM PST by dps.inspect (rage against the Obama machine...)
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To: ealgeone

Taking the mythical high road only emboldens scumbag democrats to beat us harder because they know we don’t fight back. Turning the other cheek to democrats invites an ass kicking, your ass and them kicking it.

She needs to go back home and vegetate (yes, I mean that the way you’re taking it).


44 posted on 01/28/2014 9:48:42 AM PST by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: ealgeone

She was a nutball before she got shot. The left does not deserve sympathy or sensitivity.


45 posted on 01/28/2014 9:55:44 AM PST by Envisioning (It's the Jihad, stupid......)
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To: rktman

Get it through your heads, anti gun people!!!!

EVERY BAD SHOOTING INCIDENT ALREADY BROKE LAWS!

More gun laws will not stop these.

Focus on changing how we treat the mentally ill.

1. Educate the public to get strange or troubled family members diagnosed.

2. Fight in your state for the ability to commit diagnosed family members who refuse or do not tolerate medication for their mental illness.

3. Spend for PSAs for gun safety information. Bore people to death with safe fun handling and storing commercials on TV so everyone just KNOWS what is decent gun ownership and mock and punish idiot gun ownership.

My three will actually work stop these crazies shooting up schools etc.


46 posted on 01/28/2014 9:56:39 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: SpinnerWebb

:) I dont believe they considered that.


47 posted on 01/28/2014 10:08:56 AM PST by 556x45
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To: Disambiguator

Obviously not a liberal zombie...they have no interest in brains.


48 posted on 01/28/2014 10:24:37 AM PST by CodeToad (When ignorance rules a person's decision they are resorting to superstition.)
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To: ealgeone

How is that high road working out for us? Not well at all


49 posted on 01/28/2014 10:26:00 AM PST by CodeToad (When ignorance rules a person's decision they are resorting to superstition.)
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To: rktman

I heard she has half a mind to run for congress again.


50 posted on 01/28/2014 11:16:48 AM PST by Crim (Palin / West '16)
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