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Sometimes, liberals who enjoy hearing their own voices, let the truth slip out.

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2nd Amendment Doofus!

2nd Amendment Doofus!

Obama claims to be a “constitutional scholar” but his understanding of the 2nd Amendment shows this is another lie. The 2nd Amendment has absolutely nothing to do with hunting and doesn’t only apply to hunters.

From Politico:

President Obama reiterated his determination Monday to see Congress act to reduce gun violence.

“The only way that we’re going to be able to do everything that needs to be done is with the cooperation of Congress,” he said at the start of a meeting with Vice President Joe Biden and law enforcement officials from the Major Cities Chiefs Association and the Major County Sheriffs Association.

“That means passing serious laws that restrict the access and availability of assault weapons and magazine clips that aren’t necessary for hunters and sportsmen, those responsible gun owners who are out there. It means that we are serious about universal background checks, it means that we take seriously issues of mental health and school safety,” he said.

I wish someone would ask this idiot what an “assault weapon” is and how any of these restrictions will stop criminals.

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“Assault weapons” for thee but not for American citizens. This is just another story documenting the upcoming dictatorship America is going to face. Politicians are stealing our money and they are pushing for gun control because once the sheep figure out what’s been going on, there will be an American Spring. It’s much easier to kill control the unarmed masses with automatic weapons.

For those of you with no law enforcement or military experience, a rifle with “select-fire” capabilities is what those in the DHS are requiring. The weapon can go from being a semiautomatic (1-bullet fired per trigger squeeze) to fully automatic (lots of bullets with 1-trigger squeeze). Why would DHS need these weapons for ICE to conduct close quarter combat?

From RadioViceOnline:

The United States Department of Homeland Security has stated a rifle chambered in 5.56 NATO (compatible with .223) with a magazine capacity of 30 rounds is “suitable for personal defense use in close quarters…”

Well smack me up-side the head. First, a hat tip to Breitbart’s Awr Hawkins who pointed us to a posted General Services Administration (GSA) business opportunity solicitation posted and updated last summer. Basically, the site posts a request for proposal (RFP) for personal defense weapons for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) division of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

This RFP is not for the traditional armed forces. This solicitation is specific to law enforcement who almost exclusively work within and along the borders of the United States. Certainly the threats ICE officers may be subject to are the same exact threats law-abiding residents could be subject to.

Section C of solicitation number HSCEMS-12-R-00011 is pretty specific. Here is a direct link to the Section C PDF(246KB). My emphasis in bold. Notice the term assault weapon or assault rifle is not used anywhere in the document.

The scope of this contract is to provide a total of up to 7,000 5.56x45mm North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) personal defense weapons (PDW) throughout the life of this contract to numerous Department of Homeland Security components. …

In paragraph 3.1 under requirements and testing standards we read…

DHS and its components have a requirement for a 5.56x45mm NATO, select-fire firearm suitable for personal defense use in close quarters and/or when maximum concealment is required.

Isn’t that inconvenient for the gun control politicians? In requirement paragraph 3.9.10, they find a need for a 30-round magazine.

The action shall be capable of accepting all standard NATO STANAG 20 and 30 round M16 magazines (NSN 1005-00-921-5004) and Magpul 30 round PMAG (NSN 1005-01-576-5159). The magazine well shall be designed to allow easy insertion of a magazine.

In paragraph 3.21.2, they again specify the requirement for a 30-round magazine.

The magazine shall have a capacity to hold thirty (30) 5.56x45mm NATO rounds.

[...]If you did not catch the interesting part in one of the quoted sentences above, let me point it out to you. The personal defense weapon should be select-fire capable.

DHS and its components have a requirement for a 5.56x45mm NATO, select-fire firearm suitable for personal defense use in close quarters…

The action shall be select-fire (capable of semi-automatic and automatic fire).

From the Fire Control Section, paragraph 3.10.1.

The fire control selector shall have three positions; safe, semi-automatic, and automatic. The selector shall have positions which are clearly labeled for the mode of fire.

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So New York Democrats, along with Gov. Mario Cuomo (D), wanted to confiscate guns, magazines and clips but were to chickenshit to let it out to the public. Gun-grabbing liberals are ashamed to let the public know their real agenda.

From New York Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin:

Here it is. This is the video where I was asked to keep the Democrat proposals for the NY SAFE Act away from the public. This list was given to me by a colleague and it is not confidential.

This bill was an attack on the 2nd amendment and the Democrats clearly wanted to dismantle the work of the Founding Fathers. None of these amendments were included in the final bill thanks to us fighting back. I will not stand silent while these unpatriotic proposals are pathetically thrown at us a 11 o’clock at night:

1. Confiscation of “assault weapons”
2. Confiscation o ten round clips
3. Statewide database for ALL Guns
4. Continue to allow pistol permit holder’s information to be replaced to the public
5. Label semiautomatic shotguns with more than 5 rounds or pistol grips as “assault weapons”
6. Limit the number of rounds in a magazine to 5 and confiscation and forfeiture of banned magazines
7. Limit possession to no more than two (2) magazines
8. Limit purchase of guns to one gun per person per month
9. Require re-licensing of all pistol permit owners
10. Require renewal of all pistol permits every five years
11. State issued pistol permits
12. Micro-stamping of all guns in New York State
13. Require licensing of all gun ammo dealers
14. Mandatory locking of guns at home
15. Fee for licensing, registering weapons

When will liberal idiots realize that criminals won’t obey any of their gun-grabbing laws? Liberals don’t care because they’re not attacking criminals. They’re attacking law-abiding citizens and punishing them instead of punishing the criminals.

 

H/T to The Mental Recession

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Democrats want to ban guns simply because they’re scary looking and because they know an unarmed society is easier to enslave.

From Washington Examiner:

A Richmond-area lawmaker brandished an AK-47 on the floor of the Virginia House of Delegates on Thursday in a wild stunt aimed at rallying support for tougher gun laws.

Del. Joe Morrissey, D-Highland Springs, pulled the weapon out shortly after the day’s session got underway, a time when legislators typically welcome school groups and other visitors in the chamber’s gallery.

Morrissey assured his colleagues the gun was not loaded and pointed it toward the ceiling as he pleaded for Republican House Speaker Bill Howell to help push through a subcommittee the assault weapons ban that Morrissey is proposing.

There is no such thing as an assault weapon. It’s a liberal created term used to confuse and scare idiots. The AK-47, sold in America, only shoots one bullet like every other semiautomatic weapon. It looks scary and this scares idiots.

“A lot of people don’t know that in many locations in the commonwealth, you can take this gun, you can walk in the middle of Main Street loaded and not be in violation of the law,” Morrissey said. “Even though the law right now says you can’t bring this gun into a high school or elementary or middle school, there is nothing from keeping you from walking in front of [an elementary school with a gun].”

Wonder if this idiot is licensed to carry? Did he go through the FBI background check? I’m going to guess he isn’t and if he isn’t he should be the first idiot tried by the Obama administration.

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Obama fast and furious

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It's all about CONTROL, not gun control

It’s all about CONTROL, not gun control

First they take away some guns. Then they pass laws restricting gun ownership. Now these liberal idiots want to tell private businesses what they can and can’t sell. Pro-choice liberal is an oxymoron.

NEW YORK (AP) – Sen. Charles Schumer says retailers that sell assault weapons should stop offering them for purchase while Congress discusses gun regulation legislation.

Schumer on Sunday released a letter he sent to major retailers asking for a voluntary moratorium.

The New York Democrat says consumer demand for guns has gone up in the weeks since the December mass shooting in Newtown, Conn.

Schumer says Congress is debating the issue, and if measures get passed that limit these type of weapons, it won’t help if more of them have recently been sold.

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Obama's boss and sugar daddy

Obama’s boss and sugar daddy

An radical president using an extremist left-wing ‘think tank’ to set his agenda. The Center for American Progress is a George Soros funded group of radicals that have been setting Obama’s presidential policies from day one. Soros was a Hillary supporter and funneled untold millions into CAP. Once Hillary lost to Obama, Soros the felon, and his group embraced Obama and Obama has embraced them. They helped push for the ObamaCare bill and a host of other radical bills for Obama. John Podesta, who runs CAP, was the leader of Obama’s transitional team.

Now the anti-American, anti-2nd Amendment extremist have Obama’s ear and are pushing their anti-gun ideas.

From WaPo:

With President Obama readying an overhaul of the nation’s gun laws, a liberal think tank with singular influence throughout his administration is pushing for a sweeping agenda of strict new restrictions on and federal oversight of gun and ammunition sales.

The Center for American Progress is recommending 13 new gun policies to the White House — some of them executive actions that would not require the approval of Congress — in what amounts to the progressive community’s wish list.

So, a left-wing news rag is admitting that Obama is listening to, and taking recommendations, from a radical group of non-elected officials.

CAP’s proposals — which include requiring universal background checks, banning military-grade assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines, and modernizing data systems to track gun sales and enforce existing laws — are all but certain to face stiff opposition from the National Rifle Association and its many allies in Congress.

See the lies? There are no “military-grade assault weapons.” There are rifles that look like military-style but are simply semiautomatic. Military-grade weapons are automatic and have features that allow the gun to shot in a burst of 3 bullets. Lying is part of the left-wing radical’s propaganda. I wish someone would ask these radicals how a gun registry will stop murders and the criminals who commit them.

Obama — as well as Vice President Biden, who is leading the administration’s gun violence task force — has voiced support for many of these measures. Yet it is unclear which policies he ultimately will propose to Congress. Biden is planning to present his group’s recommendations to Obama on Tuesday.

CAP’s recommendations, presented Friday to White House officials and detailed in an 11-page report obtained by The Washington Post, establish a benchmark for what many in Obama’s liberal base are urging him to doafter last month’s massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn.

Yet none of these radicals seem to care about all the killings in Chicago that involve mostly black children and adults. Chicago had more murders than deaths that occurred in Afghanistan but you haven’t heard Obama speak out about this tragedy in his adopted home town. Wonder why? Think it’s due to these record murders happening in a city with the strictest gun control laws having something to do with it? Wouldn’t want the low-information voters to learn the truth that gun control doesn’t work.

“There’s nothing here that interferes with the rights of people to have a gun to protect themselves,” CAP President Neera Tanden said. But, she added, “we have daily episodes where it seems that guns are in the wrong hands, and that’s why we think it’s important that the president acts.”

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Armed with evil assault weapons

Armed with evil assault weapons

Isn’t it hypocritical of Obama, who is attempting to limit American’s right to self-defense by banning assault weapons, to sign a bill granting 24/7 armed protection for him and his wife…for their entire life?

Washington (CNN) – With the stroke of a pen Thursday, President Barack Obama gave himself and his wife Secret Service protection for the rest of their lives.

The new law, which passed the House and Senate in December, designates that all former U.S. presidents who served after January 1, 1997, along with their spouses, receive protection from the Secret Service for their entire lifetimes – meaning former President George W. Bush and his wife Laura are also covered. The law also stipulates that children of presidents receive protection until the age of 16.

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