Militarized Police Force San Bernardino, California
Commentary By Gordon King
We need to be aware of what is really taking place here. We need to be able to see the forest through the trees. This is merely a diversionary tactic by Obama. His reason for gun control has nothing to do with protecting American lives. Do you really believe that it does? Do really believe that he gives a darn about you? The real reason is to disarm the American public, so that when the government attempts to take total control over us, they do not want us to be able to fight back. How much more effective would you be shooting an assault rifle with 100 rounds versus 10 rounds?
It would not even surprise me if we were to find out that the federal government was behind the Newtown Massacre. It is already a proven fact, areas of cities that have armed residents have much lower crime rates than areas that do not have armed citizens. How is taking away guns from law abiding citizens going to make it any safer? Criminals don’t care about gun control, in fact just the opposite. If more law abiding citizens do not own guns, it makes their job that much easier. Gun control is not about protecting anyone, it is about controlling the masses. Making it easier for the government to take control.
April 9, 2013
President Barack Obama traveled to Hartford, Connecticut on Monday and delivered a speech calling for a vote on the Second Amendment. He lashed out at Republicans who plan to resist attempts by Congress to destroy the right to bear firearms.
“Some folks in Washington are already floating the idea that they may use political stunts to prevent votes on any of these reforms,” Obama said. “They’re not just saying they’ll vote no on ideas that almost all Americans support. They’re saying they’ll do everything they can to even prevent any votes on these provisions.”
Obama’s use of the phrase “political stunts” is a reference to the possibility of a Senate filibuster to stop legislation.
On March 22, Republican senators Rand Paul, Mike Lee, and Ted Cruz sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid stating their intention to oppose any legislation threatening to destroy the constitutional right to bear arms.
“We, the undersigned, intend to oppose any legislation that would oppose on the American people’s constitutional right to bear arms, or on their ability to exercise this right without being subjected to government surveillance,” the letter states. “The Second Amendment to the Constitution protects citizens’ right to self-defense. It speaks to history’s lesson that government cannot be in all places at all times, and history’s warning about the oppression of a government that tries.”
The establishment media, led by the New York Times, has launched a campaign to portray Paul and more than a dozen other senators concerned about the future of the Constitution as obstructionists.
“The gun lobby is spreading the pernicious falsehood that a background check will lead to a gun registry, and a registry will lead to a knock on the front door by a government SWAT team intent on confiscating the nation’s weapons. Mr. Paul and the other signatories who share this belief have promised to filibuster that bill. And given his newfound interest in the dramatic arts, he is probably planning to perform in another C-Span marathon in the weeks to come,” the Time editorialized as Obama gave his speech in Hartford.
Chris Matthews and Rev. Al Sharpton told MSNBC’s diminished audience that most Americans want universal background checks – and hence registration and ultimately firearm confiscation – and demanded Republicans put aside their “partisanship” and allow Democrats in Congress to vote on a bill that will strike a blow to the cornerstone of the Constitution.
Matthews admitted MSNBC has consistently waged a war against the Second Amendment. “I think MSNBC and you and I and a bunch of other people on this network have been keeping up the fight for gun safety” since the Sandy Hook massacre, “not just a few times but consistently every night,” he said.
This article was posted: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 7:25 am