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Home Front: Politix
Feinstein: We will have an assault weapons ban in the next congress
Along with a host of others, with no intention of "waiting until the investigation is concluded" on the tragic school shooting, she appears to have conveniently forgotten all about events in Benghazi.
Posted by: Besoeker || 12/17/2012 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6482 views] Top|| File under:

#1  And she still probably hasn't even received the report of the type of gun, the caliber, the speed of the pull that this killer had. (Lots of reports, the "long gun" wasn't even used.)

Opps.... forget the details, the facts.... but, Ms. Feinstein lets us know, "These are my facts and I'm holding them close."
Posted by: Sherry || 12/17/2012 0:59 Comments || Top||

#2  not a surprise. it's not clear this legislation will pass Congress - probably the list of banned weapons will be pared down. it's far from clear that gun owners will comply with the new legislation. the most likely consequence is that the current price of guns on "the list" will soar.
Posted by: Raider || 12/17/2012 1:04 Comments || Top||

#3  We have a culture of guns desensitized by a constant brain wahing from guess who?

As a example here is a bodycount from just five movies:

Rambo (2008) (director): 247, as Rambo-87
Rambo III (1988): 127, as Rambo-72
Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985): 67, as Rambo-51
Total Body Count 441

Once Upon A Time In Mexico (2003) : 99, as El Mariachi-39
Desperado (1995): 80, as El Mariachi-53
Total Body Count 179

For just five movies that averages out to more than 62 kills an hour.

See plenty of examples HERE

Now add graphic video games with people blasting away hour after hour. It's no wonder some people on the edge move to the Dark Side.

And who's behind all the scenes of killing for thrills, the anti-gun usual suspects in Hollywood and the rest of the entertainment industry.

I'm sorry, they don't influence society they just reflect it. sarc off
Posted by: GolfBravoUSMC || 12/17/2012 1:05 Comments || Top||

#4  Following the meaningless, multi-cultural faith feel good memorial, I could not bring myself to watch the Champ. I listened to him from the study and agree with Charles Krauthammer. Champ's comments were decidedly political and he will most certainly attempt some form of unilateral action against firearms very soon.

I look for him to throw something into the "Fiscal Cliff" fray, exploiting and linking the tragic slaying of children (less those aborted) as leverage against the pubs and their effort to achieve smaller gov't. I doubt we have long to wait to learn of his plan.

As we all know, this fellow never wastes a crisis.
Posted by: Besoeker || 12/17/2012 1:49 Comments || Top||

#5  Saturday morning I was reading the NY Times (he it was handy and I like the Arts and Book Sections) and perdictably they had an editorial on gun control. Yet when I looked in the Arts Section the first three movie adds I see have weapons (handguns and shotguns) being bradished.
Posted by: Cheaderhead || 12/17/2012 5:57 Comments || Top||

#6  There may be a "don't feed the bears" component to this one. If, I say again if we discover the deceased mother took her troubled young son and her arsenal to the firing range as an attempt at mental health home therapy or bonding.... well, enough said.

Among other causes, mental illness may have a genetic or biological component. Firearms familiarization is an acquired or learned skill however. I suspect much more will be learned in the weeks ahead.
Posted by: Besoeker || 12/17/2012 7:18 Comments || Top||

#7  I'm sure that in supporting gun control and keeping the things out of the hands of people who shouldn't have them, Congress and the Administration will gladly support any extradition request from the Mexican AGs office for those who played 'Fast and Furious'. /sarc off
Posted by: P2kontheroad || 12/17/2012 8:44 Comments || Top||

#8  Gun control freaks.

Before the shooting, Dumb.

After the shooting, Dumber.
Posted by: Dino Shomomp7692 || 12/17/2012 8:46 Comments || Top||

#9  Blog Daddy asks some important questions, here is one: SO IF WE’RE GOING TO HAVE A “NATIONAL CONVERSATION ON GUNS,” HERE ARE SOME OPENERS:
If you’re a media member or politician, do you have armed security? Do you have a permit for a gun yourself? (I’m asking you Dianne Feinstein!) If so, what makes your life more valuable than other people’s?
Posted by: Lucienne || 12/17/2012 8:56 Comments || Top||

#10  Csll me paranoid, but I am beginning to detect a strange smell with regard to the repeated law enforcement emphasis on "weapons and ammunition origins" and the very 'close hold' release of specific information concerning the CT shootings. I believe I may be safe in assuming most women do not collect military style firearms or keep hundreds of rounds of ammo.
Posted by: Besoeker || 12/17/2012 9:43 Comments || Top||

#11  Details? I'm still waiting on my Jevon Belcher toxicology report and interview with grandma concerning how many times a month she was watching the kid so the parents could go out and get smashed.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 12/17/2012 10:10 Comments || Top||

#12  Assault weapons = any firearm according to gun grabbers. These self-serving politicians use these incidents to further their left-wing agenda of circumventing the Constitution. What about all the incidents where firearms have saved people's lives?

How about some transparency on Fast and Furious, Benghazi, and the routine gang-banger murders of people that occur in Chicago or any big city in the U.S. Doesn't seem to be much concern here. How about some honesty in government and the press?
Posted by: JohnQC || 12/17/2012 10:16 Comments || Top||

#13  Don't ban gun. Ban TV cameras.
Posted by: Iblis || 12/17/2012 10:25 Comments || Top||

#14  I reload ammo, so what.
Posted by: Redneck Jim || 12/17/2012 10:59 Comments || Top||

#15  The 20 year old shooter could not legally buy handguns such as the 9mm (226 Sig) or 10mm Glock) he had with him. He could buy long guns unless he had been adjudicated through the legal system as someone who could not purchase firearms. A few days before the shooting, he tried to purchase three long guns and had to fulfil a waiting period and did not purchase them. He shot and killed his mother with her guns and took her guns to the school. He shot all the children with the .223 Bushmaster and then committed suicide with the Glock. Why don't these miserable individuals just commit suicide and be done with it instead of creating so much grief and misery for others in this world?
Posted by: JohnQC || 12/17/2012 11:05 Comments || Top||

#16  Ban Xboxes and prescribed medical depressents and violent video games for kids.

Ever notice how children hardly ever play ouitside anymore..??
Posted by: crazyhorse || 12/17/2012 11:19 Comments || Top||

#17  A 22 year old shooter allegedly did this in Kansas.
Posted by: Besoeker || 12/17/2012 11:27 Comments || Top||

#18  He is dead.
Posted by: bman || 12/17/2012 11:33 Comments || Top||

#19  Calling for a ban on assault rifles is one stage in the greiving process. It passes.
Posted by: Nimble Spemble || 12/17/2012 11:46 Comments || Top||

#20  "Why don't these miserable individuals just commit suicide and be done with it instead of creating so much grief and misery for others in this world?"

They want the attention. Why go out a miserable, forgotten loser when you can be in the news for months?

Ergo, ban TV cameras. Deny the shooters any fame. That will rid us of most, but not all of them.
Posted by: Iblis || 12/17/2012 12:03 Comments || Top||

#21  I'm getting some cold and creepy feelings that beffore long the real reason behind the need for the 2nd will become all too clear.
Posted by: AlanC || 12/17/2012 12:08 Comments || Top||

#22  How about we also impeach politicians who try to make laws that violate the Constitution?
Posted by: JohnQC || 12/17/2012 12:15 Comments || Top||

#23  Guns banned in England and Australia (and everywhere else as a matter of fact) led to increases in violent crime. This should be repeated over and over and over and gun grabbers forced to explain why such action in the USA would be different when we have far more porous borders than most.
Posted by: Rjschwarz || 12/17/2012 12:46 Comments || Top||

#24  Switzerland provides a solid example of the opposite effect (as I am sure a number of CCW states as well).

Make the liberals explain why we should consider going against known facts and why we should consider them anything other than tyrants and fools taking advantage of a tragedy?
Posted by: Rjschwarz || 12/17/2012 12:51 Comments || Top||

#25  They should certainly ban any reporting about the shooter.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 12/17/2012 13:10 Comments || Top||

#26  The following was sent to me. IMO the numbers are low and most likely the list is too short.

•In 1929, the Soviet Union established gun control. From 1929 to 1953, about 20 million dissidents, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
•In 1911, Turkey established gun control. From 1915 to 1917, 1.5 million Armenians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
•Germany established gun control in 1938 and from 1939 to 1945, a total of 13 million Jews and others who were unable to defend themselves were rounded up and exterminated.
•China established gun control in 1935. From 1948 to 1952, 20 million political dissidents, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
•Guatemala established gun control in 1964. From 1964 to 1981, 100,000 Mayan Indians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
•Uganda established gun control in 1970. From 1971 to 1979, 300,000 Christians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
•Cambodia established gun control in 1956. From 1975 to 1977, one million educated people, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
•Defenseless people rounded up and exterminated in the 20th Century because of gun control: 56 million.

With guns, we are "citizens". Without them, we are subjects.
Posted by: JohnQC || 12/17/2012 13:19 Comments || Top||

#27  #26 John QC - with these clowns, that's not a bug, that's a feature. >:-(
Posted by: Barbara || 12/17/2012 14:14 Comments || Top||

Ban Xboxes and prescribed medical depressents and violent video games for kids.

Why not ban a book that glorifies genocide, murder, and polygamy?
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 12/17/2012 15:18 Comments || Top||

#29  Why not ban a book that glorifies genocide, murder, and polygamy?

Because that will piss off the Muzzies and the ACLU.
Posted by: DarthVader || 12/17/2012 15:40 Comments || Top||

#30  If they start banning Xbox games I will laugh at all the Call of Duty playing clowns who suddenly find themselves unable to play.

That being said this will blow over as more important issues arise, just like what happened with the Dark Knight Rises shooting in Colorado. In a week they'll be something else to worry about, it's the way of things now. No time to ponder, gotta check with our Iphones then run on to appointments.
Posted by: Charles || 12/17/2012 16:40 Comments || Top||

#31  I have to wonder.... was the sh*tstain registered as a Democrat or a Republican?

I am thinking the former and we are playing 'guess that party'...
Posted by: CrazyFool || 12/17/2012 16:50 Comments || Top||

#33  Sunday's Seattle Times on line was covering the tragedy non-stop, like other media, but to me the scary part were the commnets from readers; about 30% were in favor of complete elimination of all guns and cancelling the Second Amendment. if that is a representative figure for other metropolitan areas, people we got problems.
Posted by: USN,Ret. || 12/17/2012 22:34 Comments || Top||

#34  The left has been spoiling for a fight ever since Al Gore, the Gaia's Golden Girlfriend lost the 2000 election to Dubya.
Posted by: badanov || 12/17/2012 22:50 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Culture Wars
Texas Democrat Calls for Shooting NRA, Supporters
Posted by: DarthVader || 12/17/2012 15:02 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6495 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Seriously, he needs to be jailed for fomenting hatred under the left's own standards and stripped of his office.
Posted by: DarthVader || 12/17/2012 15:04 Comments || Top||

#2  Houston Democrats are a hot bed of corruption and oppression. The same area that had NAACP/African-American Democrats that were in a Houston poling station pushing Obama supporters ahead of non-Obama supporters. This comes from a Latino segment of the Democratic/Socialist segment of Houston.
Posted by: Dino Shomomp7692 || 12/17/2012 15:25 Comments || Top||

#3  Houston Democrats are a hot bed of corruption and oppression.

Are there any Democrats that aren't, corrupt or oppressive?
Posted by: Snuck Smith8953 || 12/17/2012 15:56 Comments || Top||

#4  It's different when they do it.
Posted by: Steve White || 12/17/2012 16:44 Comments || Top||

#5  Another statement on Facebook by this same representative of the people (sarc)...

One thing is for sure, while we are working up the courage to forget this horrible stain on the soul of this country, the NRA and their simple minded minions will be preparing for battle to protect the profits of the gun industry and every right wing, gun nut, wacko's right to have every imaginable gun firmly planted in their hands regardless of their state of mind.

I think we know where he stands. If you don't like guns. Fine, don't buy one. Leave the rest of the law-abiding citizens alone.
Posted by: JohnQC || 12/17/2012 18:17 Comments || Top||

#6  Connecticut has gun control. It didn't work. So, they want more if it.
Posted by: Eric Jablow || 12/17/2012 18:43 Comments || Top||

#7  It's different when they do it.

Mr. Alinsky says we should make them live up to their own ideals and standards.
Posted by: SteveS || 12/17/2012 18:55 Comments || Top||

#8  funny how mass shootings never occur at NRA meetings or at gun shows.
Posted by: airandee || 12/17/2012 20:51 Comments || Top||

#9  Can we shoot back?
Posted by: Iblis || 12/17/2012 22:15 Comments || Top||

#10  I was concerned that we had a terrorist in our midst here in Harris County, so I checked his blog and he claims all of five readers. Nothing to see here, we can all move along.
Posted by: BrujoTejano || 12/17/2012 23:00 Comments || Top||

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