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Bloomberg Presses Blueprint for Ending Gun Rights
Human Events ^ | 09/13/2011 | Raquel Okyay

Posted on 09/13/2011 12:17:49 PM PDT by neverdem

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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is on a war path against gun owners – again. This time he is exploiting an incident that occurred over Labor Day weekend between NYC police officers and one armed criminal gunman that resulted in the tragic shooting and death of an innocent bystander.

Bloomberg is calling for Federal involvement, regulation and enforcement of gun control rules in both NYC and in every city, state, in the Nation. Except he neglects to tell us that gun control rules does not reduce violent crime rates. Instead his real goal is to advertise and promote his personal project “A Blueprint for Federal Action on Illegal Guns” rather than addressing the task of reducing crimes in the city that elected him mayor.

We cannot tolerate it; there are just too many guns on the streets and we have to do something about it,” he said. Bloomberg was very specific about what needs to be done to tackle the problem: “We need the federal government to step up. Both ends of Pennsylvania Ave., both sides of the aisle.” The New American

MAIG, the outfit created and funded by multi billionaire Bloomberg does just that – it seeks to circumvent Congress through Federal regulation of gun laws by means of 7 Federal agencies of enforcement. In their Executive Summary(PDF), they concede “the coalition has identified 40 opportunities in six areas where the Administration could enhance enforcement of existing laws without Congressional action.”

It means having the Obama administration monitor, restrain and prevent private gun ownership, sales, and production without the consent of the People via their representatives in Congress, and worse, with an ultimate goal of participating in a full-ledged gun grab from innocent Americans, arguing all along that criminal behavior is not the cause of violent crime – gun ownership is. We cannot kid ourselves; it can happen if we let our guard down.

Bloomberg’s plan is another level of bureaucratic censorship that places an additional burden on law abiding Americans who are in the business of owning or selling firearms. Under MAIG guidelines innocent Americans must prove their innocence and answer to unelected Federal agencies, which are making up rules as they go along. This is a clear infringement upon our right to keep and bear arms in the privacy of our own home.

Indeed in violation of the 2nd and 4th Amendments to the United States Constitution if enacted, not that Mr. Bloomberg pays much attention to the Constitution, as indicated by his constant bickering of how all Americans should conduct their lives. He is the perpetual gun hating, United Nations’ loving, Nanny-state Mayor.

Select recommendations included in ‘Blueprint for Federal Action(PDF)’ and the Federal agencies that will enforce the rules:

Gun control legislation serves one purpose: To limit the amount of guns that are manufactured and distributed to law abiding American citizens. Just because Mayor Bloomberg hates guns does not mean we put the Constitution to the side -- ignore its meaning.  If he thinks with power and money he can bypass the Constitution, he is dead wrong.



Raquel Okyay is a conservative writer and activist in New York State. She is a Conservative Party Leader and Founder of Ulster Orange Tea Party. Raquel also serves on the Board of Directors of NYS Right to Life.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: banglist; bloat; bloodoftyrants; bloomberg; corruption; cwii; donttreadonme; fraud; govtabuse; guncontrol; lping; maig; pipsqueak; shallnotbeinfringed; tyranny; unconstitutional

1 posted on 09/13/2011 12:17:57 PM PDT by neverdem
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To: Raquel

Congratulations on the Human Events gig! BTTT!


2 posted on 09/13/2011 12:20:11 PM PDT by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: neverdem

Totally disarming the Warsaw Ghetto, eh?


3 posted on 09/13/2011 12:21:46 PM PDT by huldah1776
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To: neverdem
Raquel Okyay is a conservative writer and activist in New York State. She is a Conservative Party Leader and Founder of Ulster Orange Tea Party. Raquel also serves on the Board of Directors of NYS Right to Life.

Raquel has good credentials. She can live in my neighborhood anytime.

4 posted on 09/13/2011 12:27:52 PM PDT by RobinOfKingston (The instinct toward liberalism is located in the part of the brain called the rectal lobe.)
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To: neverdem

Someone should put some deer antlers on ol’ Bloomie during NY’s bow-hunting season opening day. Would be ironic for a gungrabber to be “retired” by Henry Bowman using an arrow.


5 posted on 09/13/2011 12:31:08 PM PDT by DCBryan1 (Forget the Lawyers....first kill the journalists! - Die Ritter, die sagen, nee)
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To: neverdem

Bloomberg needs to register as the Democrat that he is.


6 posted on 09/13/2011 12:34:31 PM PDT by MeganC (Are you better off than you were four years ago?)
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To: neverdem
Bloomberg should be sued for conspiring to deny Constitutional Rights to the citizens of New York.

FUBO GTFO! 494 Days until Noon Jan 20, 2013 - Hell Yes, change is coming!

7 posted on 09/13/2011 12:35:40 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: neverdem

Bloomie - it ain’t the guns buddy. It’s the thugs that infest your city. Don’t ban guns, ban ignorant thugs.


8 posted on 09/13/2011 12:44:32 PM PDT by RockinRight (Carter Obama and Reagan the nation!)
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To: neverdem

Considering that NY City is it’s own entity; it’s not a part of the federal government, I don’t see why this is unconstitutional.

Yes, it’s tyrannical. Yes, it’s not a policy position I support, but what about federalism?

Has federalism been slain, even on Free Republic?

(Yes, I’m aware of the judicial activism which have re-written parts of the constitution to fit their mold, and there are plenty of freepers reject judicial activism)

More than anything, does anybody know what they NY State Constitution has to say regarding what Bloomberg is up to?


9 posted on 09/13/2011 1:14:15 PM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing ( Media doesn't report, It advertises. So that last advertisement you just read, what was it worth?)
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To: RobinOfKingston
Ulster Orange Tea Party

Quite the outreach program to Irish Catholic conservatives (yes I know how they got the name, just sayin').

10 posted on 09/13/2011 1:26:28 PM PDT by triumphant values
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To: wardaddy; Joe Brower; Cannoneer No. 4; Criminal Number 18F; Dan from Michigan; Eaker; Jeff Head; ...
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11 posted on 09/13/2011 1:41:28 PM PDT by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing
what about federalism?

I'm no legal eagle, but I believe the recent SC decision in the Chicago case also applies to New York. The 14th Amendment requires states to give their citizens equal protection, therefore a city can't be more restrictive than the state.

12 posted on 09/13/2011 1:44:18 PM PDT by Da Bilge Troll (Defeatism is not a winning strategy!)
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To: neverdem

Hey Mike. Can I call you Mike, because I feel like I know each of your two brain cells personally? Let me put this into simple financial terms that maybe even you can understand. No branch of government in the US, jointly or singularly, has the ability to raise anywhere near enough cash to even beging to pay all the death benefits for the jack booted thugs who are going to get themselves perished trying to take our guns. Capice?


13 posted on 09/13/2011 2:14:26 PM PDT by atomic_dog
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing
“Federalism?”
It's in the second bleepin’ amendment off the Constitution! The “People” have the right to bear arms, period! That trumps any a-hole Nanny State Mayor, especially one that bought his way to a 3rd term.
14 posted on 09/13/2011 2:15:35 PM PDT by HenpeckedCon (What pi$$es me off the most is that POS commie will get a State Funeral!)
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To: neverdem

Can’t someone propose a tax on liberal billionaires?


15 posted on 09/13/2011 2:49:20 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: neverdem

Ah yes, Bloomberg using the old saw of calling every gun ‘illegal’ despite there being a 2nd Amendment.
The leftists call anything they disagree with ‘illegal’.


16 posted on 09/13/2011 3:02:56 PM PDT by Darksheare (You will never defeat Bok Choy!)
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To: neverdem

Too bad it is a loser issue for Obama, and he will run from it without looking back.

Bloomberg is going no where with this, because he is not addressing the real problem. Another smokescreen for a gutless politician that cannot face up to a ghetto crime wave without stripping everyone of their Constitutional rights.


17 posted on 09/13/2011 4:08:07 PM PDT by Titus-Maximus (Light from Light)
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To: neverdem

What is a “problematic gun show?”

Fear the tyrant that fears your gun.


18 posted on 09/13/2011 5:36:03 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Sarah Palin - 2012 !)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

>> “Hell Yes, change is coming!” <<

.
Only if Palin or equal is elected.

If its Perry, he’ll probably have Bloomberg in his cabinet. He likes NY RINOs.


19 posted on 09/13/2011 5:40:40 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Sarah Palin - 2012 !)
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To: RobinOfKingston

Raquel’s a Freeper (won’t divulge her handle).


20 posted on 09/13/2011 5:43:39 PM PDT by rmlew ("Mosques are our barracks, minarets our bayonets, domes our helmets, the believers our soldiers.")
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To: 1010RD

>> “Can’t someone propose a tax on liberal billionaires?” <<

.
First, “liberal billionaires” is a redundant phrase.

Second, no it is not possible under our constitution.

They get away with taxing our accumulated wealth (property tax) because the courts are owned by the wealthy and powerful.


21 posted on 09/13/2011 5:44:36 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Sarah Palin - 2012 !)
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To: rmlew

Cute.


22 posted on 09/13/2011 5:46:11 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Sarah Palin - 2012 !)
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To: triumphant values
Ulster Orange Tea Party Quite the outreach program to Irish Catholic conservatives (yes I know how they got the name, just sayin').

Is that sarcasm?
Ulster is Northern Ireland. Scotch Irish Protestants. Orange is the color of Protestant Netherlands. Orangemen is a term for Northern Irish Protestants.
23 posted on 09/13/2011 5:46:36 PM PDT by rmlew ("Mosques are our barracks, minarets our bayonets, domes our helmets, the believers our soldiers.")
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To: neverdem

Thanks for the ping!


24 posted on 09/13/2011 8:35:57 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: neverdem

Another robber baron bent on controlling the “less intelligent” to further secure their privileged position. Entrenched political class indeed.


25 posted on 09/14/2011 3:41:11 PM PDT by King Moonracer (Bad lighting and cheap fabric, that's how you sell clothing.....)
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To: rmlew
Is that sarcasm?

Yes.

26 posted on 09/15/2011 1:04:45 PM PDT by triumphant values
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing
Considering that NY City is it’s own entity; it’s not a part of the federal government, I don’t see why this is unconstitutional.

Section 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States;

The right to keep and bear arms is an "immunity" of citizens of the United States. No state is allowed to abridge that right.

Additionally, the RKBA is fundamental to a republican form of government. The Constitution tasks the federal government with guaranteeing a republican form of government to the states.

27 posted on 09/15/2011 8:40:05 PM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: El Gato

We’re screwed if they ever get healthcare in as a constitutional amendment.

We need to amend the 14th amendment so that it protects us from the incorporation doctrine.

It’s amazing how fragile that freedom is.


28 posted on 09/19/2011 7:30:25 AM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing ( Media doesn't report, It advertises. So that last advertisement you just read, what was it worth?)
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To: DCBryan1
Someone should put some deer antlers on ol’ Bloomie during NY’s bow-hunting season opening day. Would be ironic for a gungrabber to be “retired” by Henry Bowman using an arrow.

I'd like to dress him in a jacket with the big letters, BATF on it and parachute him out of a C-130 over Nitro, West Virginia or Bonner's Ferry, Idaho. B-P
29 posted on 09/19/2011 8:55:55 AM PDT by Nowhere Man (General James Mattoon Scott, where are you when we need you? We need a regime change.)
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