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Obama says America ‘should be ashamed’ of its gun laws\ (2md Amendment trashing)
wash times ^ | 6/11/14 | b wolfgang

Posted on 06/11/2014 5:18:00 AM PDT by bestintxas

Calling the failure to pass gun-control laws the biggest frustration of his time in office, President Obama on Tuesday said America “should be ashamed” of its gun laws, decried the type of violence seen again Tuesday at an Oregon school, and praised a country that more or less banned all long guns.

Speaking to Tumblr founder David Karp, Mr. Obama said the U.S. does not conform to the rest of the “advanced, developed” world when it comes to gun laws, resurrecting his plea for restrictions on the sale of firearms. He also disputed the notion that mental illness is solely to blame, saying other nations do not experience mass shootings and the U.S. doesn’t “have a monopoly on crazy people.”

“My biggest frustration so far is the fact that this society has not been willing to take some basic steps to keep guns out of the hands of people who can do just unbelievable damage. We’re the only developed country on earth where this happens. And it happens now once a week. And it’s a one-day story. There’s no place else like this,” the president said.

He then went on to praise a country that had outright banned and imposed a mandatory buyback on almost all long guns, including semi-automatic weapons and shotguns.

“A couple of decades ago Australia had a mass shooting similar to Columbine or Newtown, and Australia just said, ‘Well, that’s it. We’re not doing — we’re not seeing that again,’ and basically imposed very severe, tough gun laws, and they haven’t had a mass shooting since. I mean, our levels of gun violence are off the charts. There’s no other advanced, developed country on earth that would put up with this,” he said.

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I'd say this speech alone deserves impeachment and removal.
1 posted on 06/11/2014 5:18:00 AM PDT by bestintxas
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To: bestintxas

America should be (IS) ashamed of odumbo!


2 posted on 06/11/2014 5:18:57 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: bestintxas

Obama should have been removed the 3rd day into his first term.
King Obama says: Your rules don’t apply to me. I AM GOD.


3 posted on 06/11/2014 5:20:36 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: bestintxas
Obama says America ‘should be ashamed’ of its gun laws\ (2md Amendment trashing)

I'm ashamed of the worthless POS bastard usurper in the White House!

4 posted on 06/11/2014 5:20:52 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ("Our brethren are already in the field! Why stand we here idle?" - Patrick Henry, 1775)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

Ditto


5 posted on 06/11/2014 5:21:38 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: bestintxas
He does realize he's President of The United States, right?
6 posted on 06/11/2014 5:22:36 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (Health Care Haiku: If You Have a Right / To the Labor I Provide / I Must Be Your Slave)
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To: bestintxas

I have no intent to be obedient to Obamalaw.


7 posted on 06/11/2014 5:22:55 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: bestintxas

:: saying other nations do not experience mass shootings ::

Seems to me there was a Norwegian resort-town with dozens dead recently, at the hands of a “crazy” person.
Oh, he used a gun.


8 posted on 06/11/2014 5:23:02 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations - The Acronym explains the science.)
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To: bestintxas

well, I am ashamed of what passes for a _resident. And I am ashamed of those majority of my countrymen who saddled us with this filth.


9 posted on 06/11/2014 5:23:18 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: bestintxas
We’re the only developed country on earth where this happens.

Nope. Anders Breivik was Norwegian.

Mr. Obama said the U.S. does not conform to the rest of the “advanced, developed” world when it comes to gun laws....

People come here from somewhere else to get away from their former nation's BS. It's why we're special. We're the last stop. Wish we had a leader who believed that, too.

10 posted on 06/11/2014 5:24:29 AM PDT by edpc (Wilby 2016)
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To: bestintxas
Obama says America ‘should be ashamed’ of its gun laws

I guess this means we should be ashamed of our Founders and of the Constitution they wrote.

11 posted on 06/11/2014 5:24:47 AM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: DaveA37

Seconded.


12 posted on 06/11/2014 5:25:33 AM PDT by logi_cal869
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

its a set up. I cant carry weapons in certain situations, due to draconian laws...those who would commit mayhem are not bound by such laws, ergo, many people get killed in a situation that an armed citizen could have stopped early.


13 posted on 06/11/2014 5:25:49 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: bestintxas

I guess that means Michelle shouldn’t be proud of her country anymore.


14 posted on 06/11/2014 5:25:53 AM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: bestintxas

America is involved in the Law of Conversation of Shame.

There is just so much shame to go around and it is presently concentrated as being ashamed of our treacherous but worthless incompetent president


15 posted on 06/11/2014 5:25:53 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: bestintxas

I’m ashamed of all the chatter about our Pres. and no one in congress does anything to shut his destruction of the USA down.


16 posted on 06/11/2014 5:26:25 AM PDT by JamesA (You don't have to be big to stand tall)
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To: bestintxas
Obama says America ‘should be ashamed’ of its gun laws

I agree with that part of his preaching.

All gun laws should be rescinded as unconstitutional!


17 posted on 06/11/2014 5:26:48 AM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas' Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: bestintxas

I agree. America should be ashamed for having over 20,000 anti-gun laws on the books, seeing that such laws only make victims sitting ducks, and proposing more laws.

Einstein said that the definition of insanity is to repeat a process while expecting different results.

In proposing the same lame solutions that have not worked yet, and have even increased unnecessary deaths, 0bama0 is either insane or evil or both.


18 posted on 06/11/2014 5:26:59 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: bestintxas

Remember Biden mocking people for thinking Pres—ent Scumbag would take away their guns? “Obama won’t take away your guns” is as much a lie as “If you like your health plan, you can keep it.” Taking away guns ... it’s what dictators do.


19 posted on 06/11/2014 5:27:14 AM PDT by Campion
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To: bestintxas

>>“My biggest frustration so far is the fact that this society has not been willing to take some basic steps to keep guns out of the hands of people who can do just unbelievable damage.

OK. Let’s do that.

So how do we disarm blacks (who commit most gun crimes) and crazy white people (who commit almost all mass shootings) without keeping guns out of the hands of good, law-abiding people who don’t want to be victims of the first two groups?

Won’t the black lobby and crazy people lobby (i.e. teachers and other democrats) complain about this?


20 posted on 06/11/2014 5:27:28 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyranni)
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To: bestintxas

Transcript please!


21 posted on 06/11/2014 5:27:49 AM PDT by ctdonath2 ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun" - Obama, setting RoE with his opposition)
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

Don’t forget Brazil, which has much stricter gun laws than the US, and half the population of the US, and twice as many murders using a firearm than the US.


22 posted on 06/11/2014 5:30:17 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: bestintxas

>>said America “should be ashamed”

When someone says “you should be ashamed” to a drug addict, welfare sow, career criminal, gang banger, or a teenager who dresses like a whore, the Democrats say, “you can’t judge them”.

Why is Obama judging America now? Where is the liberal “tolerance”? </sarc>


23 posted on 06/11/2014 5:30:27 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyranni)
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To: bestintxas

He is not just advocating sole restrictions here, he is advocating confiscation, as in Australia.


24 posted on 06/11/2014 5:31:07 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (Tagline deleted at the request of an offended FReeper.)
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To: bestintxas

What we are ashamed and embarrassed about has nothing to do with gun laws.......................


25 posted on 06/11/2014 5:33:02 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: bestintxas
Tell these guys they don't need high powered guns

26 posted on 06/11/2014 5:33:27 AM PDT by Phillyred
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To: bestintxas

I had a discussion with a fellow gun enthusiast from the UK some time ago about how easily Brits surrendered their gun rights.

He pointed out that British are “subjects” not “citizens” a well entrenched and persistent cultural difference that plays a profound and different (from the US) role in how they see their place in society relative to their government.

The Aussies, and Canadians too, spring from this tradition. Obama’s either ignorantly making an apples/oranges comparison, or deliberately lamenting his inability to rule as a king. I’m thinking it’s the latter ...


27 posted on 06/11/2014 5:33:55 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: bestintxas
Oh yeah, more gun laws will help, especially in light of this thread - Prosecutor: Seattle campus shooter went off meds. Once again, we have someone that needed medication to function in society and he decided to stop taking it.
28 posted on 06/11/2014 5:35:10 AM PDT by ken in texas
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To: bestintxas

Obama should be ashamed of his disrespect for America, the greatest country on the planet....and he wants to destroy it. Wow, what a fool!


29 posted on 06/11/2014 5:35:25 AM PDT by Rapscallion (Obama stands for the corruption of America in all aspects.)
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To: bestintxas
Has it occurred to Obama that the US has been at war, in many cases gleefully desroying civilizations and supporting militants and terrorists since 2001? None of this has shown a regard for lives. Video games and movies have and continue to trivialize death.

Meanwhile, children have grown up with mind-altering "meds" as they spend days and nights in school and out staring at tech screens. Many under these conditions have never and perhaps will never develop adult abilities to distinguish fantasy from reality. People now feel they need their guns to protect themselves from this zombie element in our popultation.

Obama wants to make things better? Caging children from Central America instead of sending them back to their homes and communities does not send that messagge. Arming Syrians to kill Christians and Ukranians to kill Ukranians is not the way to go.

The guns are the effect, not the cause. The violence is spillover from our out-of-control excuse for civilization.

30 posted on 06/11/2014 5:35:54 AM PDT by grania
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To: bestintxas

Buy more ammo and if you’re thinking about that nice, new piece, the answer should be “YES”...


31 posted on 06/11/2014 5:36:29 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Iron Munro

Agreed.


32 posted on 06/11/2014 5:38:15 AM PDT by TheDon (Californians are losing their right to keep and bear firearms one firearm at a time.)
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To: bestintxas

Well, he and Michelle have always been ashamed of America - what’s new?


33 posted on 06/11/2014 5:38:30 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: bestintxas

Let’s play “Complete the Obama Syllogism”:

Chicago has Draconian gun laws
Chicago has an extremely high murder rate
Therefore, ___________________________


34 posted on 06/11/2014 5:38:52 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Jay Carney: The (Benghazi) emails weren't about Benghazi.)
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To: Westbrook

Well said.


35 posted on 06/11/2014 5:38:55 AM PDT by TheDon (Californians are losing their right to keep and bear firearms one firearm at a time.)
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To: bestintxas
If I were you, OTrauma, I would just Executive Order the Second Amendment out of the Bill of Rights.

Skin that smoke wagon and see what happens.

36 posted on 06/11/2014 5:38:56 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: bestintxas
Ashamed of a Constitutional law?

Is that the same as being ashamed of the Constitution, its authors, its spirit, ashamed of the selflessly courageous and duty-bound colonials who threw off hereditary, dynastic rule and ashamed of every single American soldier from that time to this who bled and died to defend American sovereignty?

Really!!!???

37 posted on 06/11/2014 5:39:16 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: bestintxas

Whenever liberal-inspired violence ensues, it is usually a matter of seconds before they(liberals) start crying for gun control. Almost inevitably some nihilistic “selfie” goes off his meds, steals a gun, commits demonic-inspired atrocities in a “gun-free” zone. What most democrats and liberals are preaching is the total confiscation of 300-600 million guns in the hands of American citizens, so they can control us like all fascists.


38 posted on 06/11/2014 5:40:05 AM PDT by 2nd Amendment (Proud member of the 48% . . giver not a taker)
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To: bestintxas
President Obama on Tuesday said America “should be ashamed” of its gun laws,

He's right. 100% correct.

NFA '34? Utterly shameful. The very idea of restricting and taxing American Citizens' access to effective militia weapons is an outrage. It should be repealed (or declared unconstitutional) posthaste.

GCA '68? Modeled on the laws of the Third Reich, of all horrendous things ... an American Citizen should not be restricted as to what State he can buy weapons in.

FOPA '86??? The absolute ban on American Citizens obtaining newly manufactured effective militia weapons is outright tyranny.

The plethora of laws restricting the bearing of arms are yet another shameful outrage.

The right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.

And yet it is. Repeatedly and extensively.

Yes, we should be ashamed of this ... and outraged by it ... and determined to overturn all of it.

39 posted on 06/11/2014 5:40:36 AM PDT by NorthMountain
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To: bestintxas
America “should be ashamed” of its gun laws

We should be. About 90% of them, if not more, are blatant violations of the 2nd Amendment and its intent.

40 posted on 06/11/2014 5:41:00 AM PDT by kevkrom (I'm not an unreasonable man... well, actually, I am. But hear me out anyway.)
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To: bestintxas

Another unpatriotic whine from this nauseating cry baby. The guns will be here long after he’s gone. Live with it, Leftists.


41 posted on 06/11/2014 5:41:40 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

What he doesn’t count are the mass shootings of citizens by the governments with strong gun control laws.


42 posted on 06/11/2014 5:42:31 AM PDT by Redleg Duke ("Madison, Wisconsin is 30 square miles surrounded by reality.", L. S. Dryfusbutcher)
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To: bestintxas
Let us do the the First Amendment what this administration is trying to the Second Amendment.

How about any politician who lies should be removed from office.

43 posted on 06/11/2014 5:44:34 AM PDT by CPOSharky (If a libtards lips are moving...)
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To: Phillyred
Detroit murder rate is down between 25% and 30% this year depending on who you ask. Detroit is an open carry city that now has a police chief who openly supports armed citizens defending themselves.

Great interview with Chief Craig.

NRA interview with James Craig

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44 posted on 06/11/2014 5:44:38 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: bestintxas

“...the biggest frustration of his time in office...”

EVERYTHING’S frustrating for a would-be emperor who doesn’t believe in the sanctity of the constitution.


45 posted on 06/11/2014 5:45:15 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: bestintxas
Hey 0 bummer. Maybe you should see if these two can pass a background check.


46 posted on 06/11/2014 5:48:10 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: bestintxas

I’m ashamed we’ve got a lowlife, scumbag Marxist dictator ruling over this country. FUBO!!!


47 posted on 06/11/2014 5:49:00 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Haiku Guy

The president claims to be a “constitutional scholar”. If he doesn’t like the second amendment he should propose and lobby for an amendment to modify the language of the second amendment or repeal it entirely. We can have a national debate. He and the teleprompter can go on the road campaigning for his amendment. Let the people direct their elected representatives how to vote and put this issue to bed once and for all.

He doesn’t do this because he knows an amendment cannot pass the House and likely would not pass the Senate, much less the state legislatures. For this reason, it would be good politics for the NRA and others to demand he put up (i.e. propose and amendment) or shut up.


48 posted on 06/11/2014 5:49:07 AM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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49 posted on 06/11/2014 5:51:28 AM PDT by albertabound
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To: Phillyred

50 posted on 06/11/2014 5:51:29 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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