Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband launched an initiative aimed at curbing gun violence on Tuesday, the second anniversary of the Tucson shooting that killed six people and left her critically injured. Giffords and Mark Kelly wrote in an op-ed published in USA Today that their Americans for Responsible Solutions initiative would help raise money to support greater gun control efforts. "Achieving reforms to reduce gun violence and prevent mass shootings will mean matching gun lobbyists in their reach and resources," they wrote in the column.
Comments: It is really sick and twisted to use Newtown for political purposes like the Democrats have done.
Well, as I´ve been saying for decades, LPs (Libtards/Progtards) really are sick and twisted (as well as a clear and present danger to the Republic) - they´re LPs, what did you expect.
We´re in a war, but not too many non-LPs seem to realize that yet. I hope they wake up before it´s too late, because they seriously outnumber the sick and twisted LPs, but can´t win if they won´t fight the war (and treat it seriously as a war).
Mind altering drugs, prescription drugs pushed on children, produce this murderous rage and confusion. It´s this stimulant to madness that will perpetuate this behavior. Don´t be stupid, the disease is in the mind, and the disarming of the citizen supports the tyrant, who´s agenda is to promote chaos like this, so that you are defenseless to stop it. Communist Russia, Communist China, Nazi Germany, now the communists in the White House all want you defenseless against them. Give up your guns to them and be their stooge. Rights are to be exercised, and now. Obama is not your friend.
Seems like there are a lot of initiatives started after something happens. Just name it and you´ll find this group or that group always someone who wants to so called be outfront of something. It´s sad that this happened to Giffords but I´m sure that in any big city hospital there are many that it has happened to. It´s calls crazy people and the rest is gang mentality.
Glock toting Gabby wants Mark Kelly to run for office.....Any office to keep them in the limelight. Notice that neat jacket with lots of patches he was wearing? Bam Bam would like to have a jacket like that! Bwahahahaha
I´ve yet to see a gun jump up and kill someone. In every case, there was a person squeezing the trigger, every time.
So if a gun can´t kill anybody on it´s own, shouldn´t the attention be toward the shooter, the mental health of the person and the moral health of our culture and our society instead?
According to Democrats, No! Democrats want to live the most perverse and destructive lifestyles without any consequences. They want no moral judgments, not moral standards and nobody telling them what is right or wrong. In a world where there is no morals and no absolutes, the only way to maintain a society is to romove anything that will hurt us. It´s much easier than making moral judgments and holding people responsible for their actions.
The problem is, government cannot create eneough laws and regulations to make people moral. But Democrats can´t quit trying because the alternative is obedience to God... and they have no use for God... after all, they like being God.
"Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband..."
The operative word in that phrase being "former." She is no longer in Congress, and he is just the "husband of a former." So they are now just two more aimless celebrities, running from camera to camera in a desperate attempt to hog attention to themselves. They actually showed up in Newtown. They have crossed the line and are now just icky. Should we watch for their appearance on a reality TV show?
That the liberal Democrats are really after is the conservative oriented small arms industry and all the other firearms related industries in the USA. If those industries are wiped out by a ban on the production and sale of almost all modern firearms, the liberal Democrats believe that they would also wipe out the NRA. In doing that the liberal Democrats would also be wiping out tens of thousands of well paying American jobs.
By doing that, the liberal Democrats are also distracting attention away from a liberal Democrat constituency group, the combined mental health industry, and the mentally ill themselves, who have perpetrated just about all the mass shootings as most of those people tried to bring attention to themselves while on their personal suicide missions.
Gabby unnecessarily insulted her nutty shooter at a prior meet up in front of a crowd. He asked a nonsensical question thinking he was being erudite and she blew him off, letting him know what she thought of him. His fragile ego then needed revenge. She was always a bit of a smart alec, as I understand it. Did she deserve to get shot? No. Would the nutcase have exploded at some point at someone else? Very likely. The fact is that liberal killer from a liberal household was a fan of hers until the insult. All things never to be mentioned.
If he had run her down with his truck, would we be hearing about ´truck control´ or about the need to deal with lunatics running loose?
The inanimate object is easy to blame by the intellectually lazy that are unwilling to realize that a certain minority of mentally unstable people just cannot be wandering loose. But this might hurt somebody´s feelings and would require hard choices and difficult, adult decision making. Easier to attack a "bad" object. Simplistic, ignorant totemism.
I have my doubts about the former politician´s ability to set things up like this. My belief is that the poor thing is damaged enough that it´s all on her husband. Just as high-paid Sarah Brady is behind her own gig and her husband is so damaged he is along for the ride.
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