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Gov. Rick Perry slammed as “callous” for gun factory visit so soon after Navy Yard rampage
dallasnews.com ^ | September 18, 2013 | Todd J. Gillman

Posted on 09/18/2013 2:10:57 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe

BETHESDA, Md. — A pro-gun control group has slammed Texas Gov. Rick Perry for “inappropriate timing,” calling it “callous” for him to visit a Beretta USA gun factory just two days after a mass shooting left a dozen innocent people dead at the nearby Washington Navy Yard.

“It’s callous that Gov. Perry… would show so little sensitivity,” to victims the Navy Yard rampage, said Jenifer Pauliukonis, Maryland head of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.

“Listen, there’s always anti-gun individuals,” Perry responded, asked about the criticism after meeting with business leaders and top Maryland Republicans at Morton’s steakhouse in Bethesda, in suburban Washington. “The fact is, I’m a pro-Second Amendment guy. Texas is a pro-Second Amendment state. Beretta has been a great manufacture in Maryland and they feel not only under-appreciated, they feel under attack.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections; US: Maryland; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; beretta; guncontrol; rickperry; rkba; secondamendment
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1 posted on 09/18/2013 2:10:57 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I think it is pretty callous to leave the people at these military installations unarmed and unable to protect themselves from crazies and terrorists.


2 posted on 09/18/2013 2:13:05 PM PDT by jospehm20
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Maybe Perry should “shake his groove thing” like Barry. Apparently a party was in order following the shooting - is that the new Presidential Protocol? After a tragedy, the first thing is to criticize political enemies, and then throw an awesome party.


3 posted on 09/18/2013 2:13:34 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Maybe he should have gone to visit the people who make violent video games.

Or a mental hospital


4 posted on 09/18/2013 2:14:54 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

maybe not the smartest move, but it’s from a gun control group, so they are unhappy anyway.

Go ahead on RP, tweek them libbys


5 posted on 09/18/2013 2:15:57 PM PDT by Farnsworth ("The people have always some champion whom they set over them and nurse into greatness...This and no)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Perry is a Republican who says what he means and means what he says. I would like to see him as President.
6 posted on 09/18/2013 2:16:13 PM PDT by ANGGAPO (Layte Gulf Beach Club)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
like POT is really Groovy ...but guns are so like YUCKY and Mean...Jennifer Pauliukonis Sept 2013


7 posted on 09/18/2013 2:16:39 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: MeshugeMikey

That’s an enormous pie-hole on that critter!


8 posted on 09/18/2013 2:18:48 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
I plan on a visit to the local state mental institution so I can do a count on free bed space. Is that callous?
9 posted on 09/18/2013 2:18:48 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: MeshugeMikey
wonder what her yearly salary and benefits from this group are?
10 posted on 09/18/2013 2:18:51 PM PDT by Rumplemeyer (The GOP should stand its ground - and fix Bayonets)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Just take a press release from an advocacy group and turn it into a news story.

How can we conservatives get in on that deal?

11 posted on 09/18/2013 2:18:56 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Rumplemeyer

its you know ....Like.... a Non Profit... you know?...../s


12 posted on 09/18/2013 2:20:26 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( Un-Documented Journalist / Block Captain..Tyranny Response Team)
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To: jospehm20

And how many divisions does this “gun control” group command? They don’t have guns, so they are irrelevant..


13 posted on 09/18/2013 2:20:36 PM PDT by Quickgun (I got here kicking,screaming and covered in someone else's blood. I can go out that way if I have to)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
“The fact is, I’m a pro-Second Amendment guy. Texas is a pro-Second Amendment state.

BUMP! That!

14 posted on 09/18/2013 2:21:55 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Tailgunner Joe

How was the 0bamaite killer brought down?


15 posted on 09/18/2013 2:22:17 PM PDT by Paladin2 (h)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Who built the gun that killed the bad guy?


16 posted on 09/18/2013 2:23:07 PM PDT by donmeaker (Youth is wasted on the young.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

there are hit and run accidents all the time, I guess its “Callous” for people to drive after someone is killed in a hit and run accident..oh yeah I forgot, only guns are bad, not cars


17 posted on 09/18/2013 2:23:20 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: hal ogen

It ain’t for pie....


18 posted on 09/18/2013 2:23:34 PM PDT by donmeaker (Youth is wasted on the young.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Whack job nonsense.
So when would the appropriate time to visit a gun factory be for their delicate sensitivities?
A week?
A month?
A year?
Never?
These head-up-their-arse morons do not understand the law, nor do they understand the reality of the gun issue.
Perhaps they would have a magic wand waved and have all guns disappear.
And knives and other sharp objects.
And clubs and anything else capable of being used to produce blunt force.
And rocks and other possible projectiles.
Liberalism IS a mental illness.
19 posted on 09/18/2013 2:24:26 PM PDT by Amagi (God Save the Republic.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

No one should be allowed to shop for a car after someone else steals one and runs over somebody’s gramma.


20 posted on 09/18/2013 2:26:33 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Support Free Republic!!!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
said Jenifer Pauliukonis, Maryland head of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

And this is news, why? This woman would "slam" any conservative for any reason because (a) she's a Lib zealot and (b) she wants to get her name in the paper. This is a template, color-by-numbers article that has no news value, other than the fact that the paper and reporter wanted an article attacking Perry.

21 posted on 09/18/2013 2:26:39 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: hal ogen

Looks like the grill on a 50s Buick.


22 posted on 09/18/2013 2:27:26 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (If global warming exists I hope it is strong enough to reverse the Big Government snowball)
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To: BenLurkin

Nary a day passes without a frightening glimpse into the troubled mind of a liberal.


23 posted on 09/18/2013 2:29:52 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Good men with AR-15 rifles stopped the rampage by an insane man with a shotgun and a pistol.


24 posted on 09/18/2013 2:31:06 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Tailgunner Joe; Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Found another ping in the new articles.


25 posted on 09/18/2013 2:31:07 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

“Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense”

Hey! Me too!

Everyone should have a gun and be ready to use it. Especially moms and dads for their kids.


26 posted on 09/18/2013 2:31:52 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Because the guns walked themselves into the facility?

No, what’s callous is hussein couldn’t be bothered, military bases are gun-free zones and the cops were told to stand down.


27 posted on 09/18/2013 2:32:45 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

LOL


28 posted on 09/18/2013 2:32:51 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Beretta is the plant threatening to leave for TX since MD came up with yet more anti-gun nonsense this year.


29 posted on 09/18/2013 2:33:31 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: skeeter; Tailgunner Joe
(from the article)" "Jenifer Pauliukonis, Maryland head of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. "

Maybe she should remain in 'safe (?)' Maryland where there is no Mexican invasion of immigrants ,
drug cartels, drug gangs, or unlicensed drivers.
She is content to wait the 8-10 minutes for LEO to process her complaint, rather than assertively take care of business.

30 posted on 09/18/2013 2:34:56 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: jospehm20

Someone suggested requiring all military personnel at E-5 or above to carry issued pistols and ammo on base at all times while on duty.

Seems to me the base C.O. could take care of that.

Might offend the desk sailors, but would also tend to reduce sexual harassment........LOL


31 posted on 09/18/2013 2:36:12 PM PDT by noprogs (Borders, Language, Culture)
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To: ANGGAPO

Not me. He’s ineffectual as governor. Texas schools use books that changes the 2nd Amendment wording and they use them to teach kids. Heck, they are all distorted.

If he can’t or won’t stop that nonsense then what will he do with federal bureaucracies? My guess - nothing.

More status quo.

http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/358830/high-school-textbook-edits-second-amendment-andrew-johnson


32 posted on 09/18/2013 2:37:58 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Note to the NSA: I approved this dissention. What are you going to do about it Punks?)
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To: MeshugeMikey

You’d have to be stoned to hit that.


33 posted on 09/18/2013 2:38:49 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Note to the NSA: I approved this dissention. What are you going to do about it Punks?)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin
" Looks like the grill on a 50s Buick."

AGREED !
I thought it was just me that saw that .....
Either she sings opera , or her husband is a dentist !

34 posted on 09/18/2013 2:39:19 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

LOL...actually I was thinking 64 Olds Ninety Eight!


35 posted on 09/18/2013 2:39:46 PM PDT by gr8eman (Ron Swanson for President!)
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To: the OlLine Rebel

Right...so it’s Rick Perry’s fault. I get it!


36 posted on 09/18/2013 2:41:42 PM PDT by gr8eman (Ron Swanson for President!)
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To: Opinionated Blowhard
And this is news, why? This woman would "slam" any conservative for any reason because (a) she's a Lib zealot and (b) she wants to get her name in the paper. This is a template, color-by-numbers article that has no news value, other than the fact that the paper and reporter wanted an article attacking Perry.

For an Opininated Blowhard, you nailed this one pretty darn well.;)

37 posted on 09/18/2013 2:44:31 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Perry is doing exactly as he should be doing. Ignoring this Alinsky style attack.

You see what the game is? If Perry were to stay away, it would be used to incriminate the gun industry. Since he didn’t stay away they demonize him instead.


38 posted on 09/18/2013 2:45:55 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: gr8eman

I was thinking Mack truck


39 posted on 09/18/2013 2:51:52 PM PDT by bikerman (Obama! if his lips are moving he's lying.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Jenifer Pauliukonis is not even American. She’s from the People’s Republic of Maryland


40 posted on 09/18/2013 2:54:16 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Because a gun factory caused some goofy black guy to attack the navy?


41 posted on 09/18/2013 2:54:48 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Sure thing.

This group is just a front for OFA. Why they get any play, is obvious. DISTRACT, DISTRACT, DISTRACT!

42 posted on 09/18/2013 2:55:24 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Was it as callous as Obama making a speech on political theory right after he had made the announcement about the killings?


43 posted on 09/18/2013 3:02:32 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
I thought it was an AR-15 shotgun that was used, not a Baretta.
44 posted on 09/18/2013 3:16:38 PM PDT by jimfree (In November 2016 my 13 y/o granddaughter will have more quality exec experience than Barack Obama)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Perry making his token nod to the Second Amendment.


45 posted on 09/18/2013 3:23:29 PM PDT by attiladhun2 (The Free World has a new leader--his name is Benjamin Netanyahu)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Most likely another neo-fascist Soros group.

Soros Spends Nearly $7 Million to Push Gun Control

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/liz-thatcher/2013/04/23/soros-spends-nearly-7-million-push-gun-control

People should also be aware that Soros has hired an unknown number of PR firms to write propaganda and disinformation. These screeds are sent to sympathetic left wing news organizations like the NYT and the WSJ and appear as “news” articles.


46 posted on 09/18/2013 3:26:03 PM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense has a huge reservoir of funding, likely from Bloomberg and Soros, and almost certainly in the millions of dollars.

Soros alone, since 2000 has given at least $550 million through his Open Society organization.

This has nothing to do with “free speech”. This is buying public policy that opposes the US constitution.


47 posted on 09/18/2013 3:30:36 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (The best War on Terror News is at rantburg.com)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

What else would you expect some Skank who belongs to a Commie group called Maryland head of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.


48 posted on 09/18/2013 3:52:25 PM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

How utterly callous, insensitive and boorish for Jenifer Pauliukonis, Maryland head of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, to be a grandstanding attention whore so soon after the Navy Yard rampage.

Doesn’t Jenifer Pauliukonis have even a shred of decency? The victims haven’t yet been laid to rest, yet there she is front and center, pimping her political hot button in the press, as a way of saying, “Hey, everybody, look at me!”.

Unlike normal people who are horrified by the violence that can be inflicted by a madman, people like Jenifer Pauliukonis relish such occasions, becoming energized and enthusiastic whenever such a tragedy occurs, as they rush to make a big stink, just to get their name in the paper.

Pathetic and disgusting, even for a sociopath like you, Jenifer.


49 posted on 09/18/2013 3:57:33 PM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: hal ogen

Dibs on the ivory.


50 posted on 09/18/2013 4:57:25 PM PDT by gundog (Help us, Nairobi-Wan Kenobi...you're our only hope.)
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