It is tempting to applaud the nonprofit group now spending nearly $100,000 on ads to pressure Republican lawmakers to accept gun-control measures. The group is fighting a well-financed and powerful corporate gun lobby that has never hesitated to spend millions to get its way in Congress. But a closer look at this group shows how disturbing its work really is. Its name is Organizing for Action, and if its initials seem familiar, that’s because the group is the direct descendant of Obama for America, the president’s campaign organization in 2008 and 2012.
The Democrat Party better look out. Obama appears to be building a political organization all his own. This ain´t good. With his desire to build up and use the DHS to oppress citizens he views as enemies, this makes him a threat and danger to all Americans.
It is only a matter of time before his true agenda emerges for the lo-fos to see. Then it will be too late. DHS is buying all this ammo for one of two reasons - to get it out of the hands of guns owners or to be prepared to attack US citizens when the rebellion begins.
It is either one or both. O has an insidious plan in the back of his mind to maintain control after 2016 - we have to stop voter fraud NOW!!
Start recruiting others to see what is really happening. Otherwise we are going to be like Germany - cheering our own demise.
Why did I even bother reading this when there was no doubt the times would eventuly blame conservatives in the conclusion? Of course, this is the same leftist mouthpiece that never made a squeak about obama´s $billion war chest that included uncounted millions in dirty, illegal, untraceable foreign contributions. Not to mention creepy criminal bundlers like corzine who kicked in cash to organizing for the overthrow of America.
Naturally, the NYT declares that republicans started it all and Obama is merely taking an ´if you can´t beat them, join them´ approach. The NYT refers to social welfare groups that republicans used to raise cash, but doesn´t name names. Does anyone know what groups they are referring to? No doubt the Koch brothers are involved...
For years the networks have made hay while the sun shines during election years. Now the Obamboozler has found a way to stay in campaign mode and fund the networks (who are suffering from ratings that drop every year) and other media to keep them in his back pocket. Legalized money laundering, bribery, kick-backs and influence-pedaling all rolled up into one big blunt from the the guy who never met a dictator he didn´t like. Now all they need is Ben Bailey from Cash Cab to ask "You in?"
...Mr. Obama denounced the practice. “You can’t stand by and let the special interests drown out the voices of the American people,”...
Obama´s followers and his Administration are all about "drowning out the voices of the American peopl." They did it with ObamaCare, with TARP, with failed energy endeavors, with expensive luxurious vacations on our dime and now with the gun grab.
This is a move decidedly geared to disarm legal gun-owners so that they cannot defend themselves when Obama´s Storm Troopers come knocking at your door claiming you´re using too much electricity or water.
Worse, don´t forget Obama´s vow to form a "civilian police force as well armed as the military." Yes, he did say that.
So, do we turn our backs hoping that others will handle it? Does the NRA have enough power to squash this? Or is the revolution at our doorstep?
Hitler did it because the country couldn´t believe he would. Plus he had a willing populace who believed in racial supremacy because Hitler told them they were the Master Race.
How much real difference do we have here? Sure, it´s not getting much coverage in the media but the real agenda is a smokescreen for the larger one -- dictatorship or worse.
America MUST pay attention. It´s no longer a conspiracy theory. It´s a real conspiracy.
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Judy W., 3/3/2013 8:22:11 AM (No. 9205597)
The important thing isn´t that the NYT criticizes Republicans. That´s as startling as saying their its editors breathe. This is a big slam on Obama and it´s very significant that the NYT is taking notice of his sleazy ways.
#2, Organizing for Action IS his "well armed and as well funded" entity.
It has morphed into this to ensure threats to citizens until fraud takes place in future elections, and it´s tax free. He will use them to overturn the House´s current Republican majority in 2014 so his lame duck years will be those of rule and not governance.
If the contents of the gentleman´s claims can be substantiated, "a scary hair raising scenario" understates Obie´s ultimate and horribly evil aim to control American citizens that may include formation of his own political party. To think that a sitting president is currently and openly replacing his military brass with those Generals who would be willing to order their men to fire upon non-conforming American citizens, if ordered to do so, tells me that pushing Obie out now and putting him behind bars can´t happen soon enough. What on earth are we waiting for?
Will someone do a Google map of his major donors like they did with gun owners? Kidding aside, his donor list must be made public. Everything about this smacks of illegal so we need to know who´s involved. If Obama cooked it up it has to be suspect.
#3 And yesterday on this site there was a link to an article about the DHS customizing Predator drones to be able to identify Americans carrying weapons. ... That´s just an odd and scary thing for any government to do to its citizens.
As I have said many times here, I´m waiting for someone or several someones to come forward and start organizing the comming revolution. We know it´s comming, so now is the time to start preparing. And as long as it´s done on private land, the governmnet really has no excuse to step in and try to stop it. Especially if we are all armed to the teeth. Remember, citizens outnumber those in government including the police forces and the military. And a lot of them are NOT going to fire on the citizens of this country.
#1, 3 and 10... I share your opinion and believe you´re correct..so now what....We darn well better burn up those lines to DC and scream our FRACKING heads off to stop Brennan and demand this traitor be stopped
" And a lot of them are NOT going to fire on the citizens of this country." Don´t you bet your life on that. Every cop and every general that appears in an obama or democrat photo opp pushing the gun grab will be at your door. Count on it. Don´t be stupid people. We have no friends.
1)I have been afraid of this very thing for some time now. I asked my cousin several years ago, retired military, if the military would fire on citizens. His answer was no.
2)In my job as RN for an immunization company, we recently put on a clinic at a local military base. I had some NCO´s come thro my station(an aside;I gave fewer shots than some other nurses as I was questioning the guys along these very lines) and I asked them, after getting into discussions indicating they had same thoughts as I did..sorry for run on sentence......I asked if they thought US military would fire on citizens, both, after consideration, said some would, yes. So....video is correct.
FTA: It is tempting to applaud the nonprofit group now spending nearly $100,000 on ads to pressure Republican lawmakers to accept gun-control measures.
Stop to think [not that it ever happens at Pinchy´s]. Why "gun control"? How many of the at least two hundred million American-owned firearms are ever used in crimes? And of those, how many are used in crimes committed by the legal owner? The tiniest, tiniest number, as we all know and have known forever.
What could possibly be the reason?
And we haven´t gotten to the five vital words: "shall not be infringed."
Do you know "The Battle of Athens, Tennessee"? You should. You should.
Every time I read something like this, I see how much closer we are coming to being another Hitler led Germany, I don´t think it is far off. I think all our guns will be confiscated, our freedoms taken away and we will be told what to eat, say, do and every other aspect of our lives AND I think it is closer than you think. People will still have their head in the sand when it happens. Its already too late to change.
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