An emotional President Barack Obama led the nation in mourning the victims of an elementary school massacre on Friday, speaking from the White House following the shooting in Newtown, Conn. The president not only pledged to assist investigations into the shooting, but also became openly emotional upon reflecting upon the many school children killed or injured in today´s mass shooting. "The majority of those who died today were children -- beautiful little kids between the ages of 5 and 10-years-old," he said, pausing to wipe away a tear.
The prevention was given thousands of years ago in one simple commandment: "Thou shalt not kill." Perhaps this little line could be brought back into our schools--maybe just before the line about how to put on a condom.
Yeah, the sociopathic whore in the White House breaks all land speed records racing to a podium if he can insert himself in history, whether he is falsely accusing a white policeman of racism for arresting a foul-mouthe, uncooperative black Harvard professor, ridiculously comparing Travyon Martin (a mixed martial arts devotee and urban thug) to what a son of his would look like, commemorating Rosa Parks by having a photo of *himself* in her bus, and now shedding a tear on camera before anything is really sorted out in Connecticut.
I loathe the Marxist Mulatto, the Leftist Puppet, the Alinsky Slave, the Affirmative Action Poster Child for White Guilt, with the heat of a gazillion exploding supernovas.
Wolf and some White House reporterette were just gushing over Obama - how he was so emotional, wiping away tears and they had never seen a prez get so emotional. I guess they have forgotten about George Bush who appeared to really be crying and really care. Obama´s little drama was totally fake.There were no tears, no catch in the voice - just a flat line speech which he read and a wipe of his eyes on cue. What a disgusting display!
What about the 750,000 kids aborted each year in the U.S. who have "their whole lives ahead of them"? The president has no tears to shed for them. Maybe if abortionists used guns instead of scalpels...?
Obama is coming after your 2nd Amendment Rights. He and his crew will use this sorrowful situation as a crowbar against our 2nd Amendment. Consider this - If someone, teacher, administrator or custodian in the Newtown. CT school had had their own firearm maybe the situation might be different this afternoon. Evil people will find a way to commit murder and mayhem. The poor innocents will have no clue as they perish.
June 14, 2008: That’s exactly what Barack Obama said he would do to counter Republican attacks “If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun,” Obama said at a Philadelphia fundraiser Friday night. “Because from what I understand folks in Philly like a good brawl. I’ve seen Eagles fans.” -- Barack Obama in the Wall Street Journal by Staff.
As we´ve said time and again, it´s not the guns that kill people, it´s the people that kill people. You can make all the laws you want, but stupid people will continue to do stupid things. What are they gonna do - lock everyone up?!
There has been no mention of the millions of babies the dimfecal leftist have tortured and murdered. The law abiding abortionist (murderers) no doubt do not use firearms since that would violate break local commie anti-gun and down with the Second Amendment ordinance laws.
Check your yellow pages for the nearest shiria law iman and mosque.
#27, I think your points are right on. Those who fight and push to make sure our public school children are not allowed to honor their Christian faith in any way are also the first to say "Why did God allow this to happen?" They want to blame The Lord God for the evil perpetrated by people controlled by satan.
What #2 said. IMO, basic human decency just doesn´t apply to obama. BTW, "news-sources", please spare me the phony tears from the false prophet obama. If I NEVER hear one more "talking head" remind us that obama "as a father"... it will be too soon..
It´s not gun control, it´s control of the mentally ill that we need. Every horrific incident like this has one common denominator. The weapons always vary. But, the shooters are always young men with a history of unstable and antisocial behavior.
There was a mass shooting of little children in Dunblane, Scotland in 1996. Sixteen children murdered. In 1997, The Firearms Act was passed after a year of media-driven public petitions and guns were effectively banned in the U.K.
This is what Obama is after. Fast and Furious and the movie theater shooting were not enough...it had to be little children. We are in danger of losing what remains (and it ain´t much these days) of our Bill of Rights.
I have been in tears all day over the deaths of these children. Though I know they are in the arms of Jesus, the parents are left in unimaginable grief, and there is little any of us can do for them right now except pray.
But bear in mind, while we pray...the evil that is in this administration is plotting. They will use this monstrous tragedy...they will use it every way they can and we will all suffer the consequences. Be vigilant.
Very true, #34. Think of the weirdo rambling on YouTube and the "Joker" guy with the orange dye in his hair. Both have been diagnosed as psychotic/schizophrenic. That´s a common thread in any mass killing.
Society needs to rethink caring for and managing the behavior of the dangerously mentally ill. There is no place in society for them, and if those who don´t kill others die because of their vulnerability. Institutionalization is a humane solution for these people.
He "cares" only to the extent he can exploit this to a political advantage; no more, no less.
Remember, he didn´t care enough about Ambassador Chris Stevens, Tyrone Woods, Sean Smith, or Glen Doherty, to send them aid while they were still alive and were under siege.
Do you think he expends any emotional energy for persons in Connecticut that he doesn´t know, whether children or not? Obama has emotions only for his narcissistic self, no one else. In this regard he is mentally ill.
How very sad for the families of these victims. The random events where these things happen seems tragic, but cannot be avoided completely, no matter what is done. But that won´t stop the do-gooders from trying, mostly out of emotion, but many out of a desire for control, like Obama and his Leftist associates. Better to subjugate an entire nation in an effort to stop random shootings; 1984´s condition of super government control will be hastened by the reaction to this. China does this to an extent (no guns allowed), yet there remains mass killings with other instruments. And their population is essentially living within a mental and geographic prison, which begs the question of whether that´s preferable to death. Live free or die, a once proud statement, and one still on a license plate back east, is becoming hollow to the core with half the population of this nation. They have no sense of history or perspective. This is a very sad story, time for grief, not for instant solutions dripping with emotion.
We don´t need to be reminded by President Obama that these dear children and their families belong to the larger American family. We have lived though horrible tragedies before and we know how to respond to them. We have pulled through previous shocking disasters with calm, determination, charity, and action and we did this without President Obama´s instructions. We mourn these precious children and we grieve with their suffering families without reservation and without regard to political persuasion. President Obama should stand back and let the American people quietly respond to this latest situation appropriately, just as they have always done.
Obama amazes me. His eyes looked dry and don´t most people cry from their inner eye? After watching him for the past week or two waltzing around with a big smile on his face and partying and golfing as our country headed for disaster, at least he mustered an effort to appear to be sad during this awful time.
Alligator tears from the wart hog. Where is his empathy and sympathy for the millions of babies not allowed to be born or those who survived after having scissors poked in the back of their little heads and were put aside to die in agony. Hypocrite.
Thank you #9, beautifully said, but no matter what, please don´t let that supernova heat consume you. For example, today I am trying very hard to find some comfort in the fact that certain states are fighting against everything this anti-American pox is inflicting on our nation. As long as our best and bravest are struggling overseas, I feel we can´t completely give up.
As for those in CT, I will pray for the departed and for those left behind, that they receive the support they need to carry on in this life.
This is one big crisis, full of short term emotion, that the Obama crew is not going to allow to pass without them attempting to push through Congress, or administratively ordering a lot of new gun control measures.
Gun control backfired politically on the Democrats the last time they tried it and that could easily happen again. What they should be doing is enhancing the background check process to keep mentally defective people from purchasing firearms. That might not have helped in the Connecticut mass shooting, because it appears that his mother may have been what amounts to a firearms straw purchaser for the perpetrator by purchasing and registering guns in her name for him and it looks like that irresponsible action cost her her life.
I thought I couldn´t feel any sicker after hearing about the horror of today.
Then the Narcissist-in-Chief gets up and does the Crocodile Rock while trying to make it all about HIM.
As so many of you have rightly said: Where are his tears for the babies and mothers murdered by legal abortion??? So far from weeping for those deaths, he wants us to be forced to PAY the hit men to murder them.
Woe to you, Pharisee, whitewashed tomb full of dead men´s bones!
So did the over 300 Mexicans killed by the weapons you sold to the drug cartels. So did the American rancher and American border guard. So did the 4 men killed in Benghazi. So did the over 1,000 soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan who have been killed because you restrict them from defending themselves.
Lemme see- so far, I found two articles about this ´show of emotion´. The first didn´t contain a video and the second( NBC) for some reason wouldn´t let go to full screen to get a closer look at those ´tears´. This man is cold and without a soul. He has had over five years to prove this and nothing he does will make me believe differently. Were it not for revenge, he would have no emotion. Prove me wrong , please.
#55, I think Boehner is truly tenderhearted and that his tears are real - and inconvenient for him since he´s ridiculed so much about it. Not at all sure about the prez´s though, and it´s indeed unbelievable how the media has been carrying on about them - and never a word about how wooden and unfeeling he always seems. He´s just their little prezzie & don´t you dare say a word against him.
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