December 16, 2012
We’re from the Government, and we’re here to help!
Action is afoot in the Legislative Branch of the Federal Government that is dangerous in its nature…
Several Democratic lawmakers called for a new push for U.S. gun restrictions on Sunday, including a ban on military-style assault weapons, in the wake of the Connecticut massacre in which 20 children and six adults were gunned down in a school.
Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein, the author of an assault-weapons ban that lapsed in 2004, said she would introduce new legislation this week. Senator Dick Durbin, the chamber's No. 2 Democrat, said lawmakers would hold hearings on gun control, and several others said they would devote new attention to the long-ignored issue.
"I think we could be at a tipping point ... where we might get something done," Senator Charles Schumer, another top Senate Democrat…
Never let a Crisis go to waste huh?
[Senator Diane] Feinstein said her planned legislation would outlaw the high-capacity magazines and military-style assault rifles that have factored in many recent mass shootings, including Friday's massacre in Newtown, Connecticut. People who own such weapons now would not be required to give them up, Feinstein said.
Timeo Danaos et dona ferentes...
No... I am not going to sit idly by on this one. I simply would like to voice a request for restraint and caution in turning an extremely vile event into a catalysis for whatever agenda you find association with.
For you who want desperately for the 100% disarming of Americans... I have little use for you and even less to say to you (it is not like you would listen anyway) you will always live in that desire with the hopelessly smug attitude that you are always right when tragic events include the unlawful, and disturbed use of a firearm. Yet amazingly absent in your philosophical disposition is any instance where a life was traded for the better good. (Meaning a perpetrator of evil and ill-will was summarily dispatched (by a person wielding a firearm) before more chaos could ensue) You seldom acknowledge that Good or Bad lies in the intent of the person wielding the weapon, not in the weapon itself.
Using incidents like Newton killings for politically self riotous agenda building is easily the most repugnant act of opportunistic political ambulance chasers ever perpetrated!
Where should we be focused? How about repealing the 1st Amendment of the United States Constitution? Because, this so called "Free Press" we have? Is obviously a threat to our lives, as free thinking, free associating, used to be intelligent beings! I am sick of being "sensationalized" to death! Our media relentlessly bombards us with sanctimonious platitudes, not to better educate us of the facts of a matter, but rather in a continuous attempt to indoctrinate us on HOW we should think or "Feel" about a subject". Everything is Right or Left now... No longer is anything Right or Wrong. So what's the next logical step? Well obviously these fools can't be trusted with as pervasive a Right as free speech! Nor can we, for we are offending too many people!
Seriously, sounds like I've gone like a loon into the abyss? Really...? Is it because I brought up the untouchable third rail of Freedom of Speech? and that ONE Amendment is oh so much more protected than any of the others of the US Constitution?
Exactly my point... no one of any intellect would dare suggest that the First Amendment in the United States Bill of Rights should be repealed. No matter how offensive speech is, it is to be protected! Question for you, why would "inoffensive speech" ever need such protection?
But yet the Second Amendment, the Right (THAT'S a "RIGHT" not a conditional permission!) of the People of the United States to bear arms, is allowed to be ignored or dismissed, or manupulated simply because in the Neon Bulb of sensationalistic opportunism declares it offensive?
That is a slippery slope folks, please be careful where we tread! These Rights are there for a reason, and must be protected.
Am I a gun nut? No, I don't think so... I am however a concerned American, and I am... A Constitution Nut! Anytime the Government proposes to do something for our greater good we need to be weary... Timeo Danaos et dona ferentes... Still holds true today, but fortunately we are all educated by the Media and would have no earthly clue what that means... now would we?
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