At Sunday evening´s memorial service for the 26 innocent Newtown shooting victims, President Obama told a tearful crowd: "In the coming weeks, I will use whatever power this office holds to engage my fellow citizens--from law enforcement to mental health professionals to parents and educators--in an effort aimed at preventing more tragedies like this." Turns out "whatever power this office holds" is just the ability to tell Joe "BFD" Biden to come up with some ideas by late next month.
Handing to job off to Biden is a delaying tactic. BO knows no serious gun control will take place until there are 5 liberal/left judges on the Supreme Court. When that happens, owning a gun will be impossible.
If anyone who listened to Obama´s news conference yesterday believed that a word he uttered was sincerely uttered, they are delusional. There was not a word out of his mouth that wasn´t calculated and manipulative, but I must admit that it was a brilliant exhibit of Alinsky´s Rules for Radicals. It had to be admired for it´s devious manipulation of minds through words. Unfortunately, we already know that a majority of the American people either don´t see it or don´t care. The next four years will not bring America to a happy place, but a place with trillions more in debt, more job loss and incidently some form of gun legislation to no significant happy result on that either. It is with sadness that I write this.
Putting Biden in charge of this is like putting Elmer Fudd in charge of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, both totally unqualified for anything and only good for a laugh. But then, that´s the entire obama administration in a nutshell.
It was the words "Task Force" that caught my attention - you know the group that will be stronger than our present military. Texas is already beginning to arm teachers - but then Texas is usually "right". That school is too far away from sheriff´s officers to be able to take care of a shooter.
The selection of Mr. Biden provides distraction and a certain gruesome "entertainment". Mr. Biden will be high profile, nonsensical, and insulting to honest Citizens while ignoring topics such as the government-sponsored murder program called "Operation Fast and Furious". The real work of continuing the destruction of the Constitution will occur in private meetings. If Mr. Obama´s handlers feel confident of their strategy they may try to accomplish their work by "Executive Orders", continuing the process of subverting the legislative process. The America-haters/America-wreckers are zealous yet patient as they go about their work.
Another ´´smart´´ move by the Chief-Money-Launderer´´...hand the gun issue off to a loose cannon!...LOL!!! that´s what a communist organizer goes! YEAH!!!!! Sheeeeesh, another 4 YEARS of this crappola!
Those who think the Biden move is just another slow-death-by-blue-ribbon-commission should think again. The point of giving it to Biden is to come up with the most far out ideas possible. Some of those will be implemented just because they´re "worth a try." Then scumbama can pick and choose among the remainder and look like he moved to the middle. Conservatives keep talking about the Alinsky playbook, but all too obviously they don´t have a clue. This is what scumbama does, people!
Let´s pass a law that says it´s illegal to steal your mother´s legally acquired firearms. Then, let´s pass a law that says it is illegal to shoot your mother in the face (with her gun! (how ironic!)) and also illegal to shoot your way into a school and kill 5 more adults and 20 little kids. That should stop the madness...we just need another set of new laws.
--What?? Those laws are already on the books?? Uh--0h! Never mind!
Like most dictators, NØbama doesn´t want any blood on his own hands.
This way, when Congress passes a bunch of feel-good knee-jerk anti-gun laws, crazy Uncle Joe can be the face of that enforcement.
Of course, the gun law militia that NØbama will form, made up of former La Raza and New Black Panther thugs, will be more than happy to do the dirty work of actually enforcing those laws.
When 25 or so Brown Shirts, wearing the best body armor and carrying the best military grade weaponry that our tax dollars can buy crashes through your front door and holds your wife and kids at gun point while giving you exactly one minute to turn over every illegal weapon that you have OR ELSE, remember that elections have consequences.
And, as another poster pointed out, all it will take is one conservative Supreme Court justice to be replaced to assure that every bit of this will be ´´Constitutional´´.
Yes. Handing the job off to Mensa Joe means the biggest idiot in Washington is going to handle a committee with "everything on the table" (I hate that phrase). First clue: A committee will take months, the MSM will lose interest, a few curtailments on clip sizes will happen, then back to normal. The gun manufacturers will cosmetically redesign the popular AR15 to look more like a deer rifle and all will be cool.
Biden is known as one of the most anti-gun politicians in D.C. They will probably pack this task force with other anti-gun politicians and advocates, with spots for one or two RINOS to give the task force some political cover, but if they do that, and concentrate on banning semi-automatic rifles and handguns, they will run into opposition from at least half of the country.
Impressive! President Obama´s policy reset with Russia is working out as well as his economic stimulus, Guantanamo closing, spending cutbacks, green energy investments, debt discipline, Benghazi investigation, Egyptian fallout, midterm campaigning, Syrian dictator-ousting, Bush-blaming, Libya-calming, Iran-isolating, job approval, budget-passing, Kim Jong-un-taming, ObamaCare implementation and Muslim-outreaching. American presidents have done naive things in the past. Few if any have been so totally and embarrassingly fruitless as this Democrat´s self-imposed suck-up to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Obama has just endured another diplomatic slap, with Putin´s government granting NSA leaker Edward Snowden a year´s asylum.
It looks like we won´t have much to write for the next three years. The media, which knows all and tells some, has proclaimed Hillary Clinton the 2016 Democrat nominee. Who can argue? Joe the Delaware Gaffer? Nah? Clinton had breakfast with Biden this week to break the news. And lunch with Obama to get their stories straight about the lethal Benghazi screw-up. She assured him she won´t critically distance herself from him for another two years. Some of his campaigners signed on to the Clinton campaign-that´s-pretending-not-to-be--yet. And some senators profess adoration.
Montana´s Attorney General Tim Fox has taken a stand against revealing the identities of concealed weapon permit holders. All 50 states now have laws permitting qualified individuals to own and carry concealed firearms. But emotions have flared over identifying all those as a class. A firestorm of controversy erupted last winter when a suburban New York newspaper, citing the public´s right to know, published the names and addresses of all licensed handgun owners in two counties.
Letterman: So, Anthony Weiner has apologized for this new scandal. He also apologized for the next one. And the next one after that. Fallon: British Royal Birth: Kate Middleton´s baby weighs about eight pounds. Americans asked, ´How much is that in dollars?´ Conan: At their press conference, Anthony Weiner’s wife said she will stand by her husband. Especially when he goes on the computer. Leno: In a GQ interview, VP Joe Biden says he can die a happy man never having been president. You know what? So can we!
Tonight, millions of middle class Americans will go to sleep worried - worried about a job, worried about health care, worried about whether they can ever get ahead. While the bills stack up, many middle class families wonder whether there’s ever going to be enough money left over at the end of the month to save for retirement or college tuition. All the while, an out-of-touch government in Washington continues to abuse its power and put special interests first while hard working Americans are left to pay the bill.
Hi everybody. On Wednesday, I spoke about what we need to do as a country to build a better bargain for the middle class — to make sure everyone who works hard has a chance to get ahead in the 21st century economy. You see, over the past four and a half years, America has fought its way back from the worst recession of our lifetimes. We saved the auto industry, took on a broken health care system and invested in new American technologies to reverse our addiction to foreign oil.
What a difference 18,262 days makes. President Obama interrupted his campaign for somebody to do something about the nation´s economy to meet in the Oval Office with Truong Tan Sang Thursday. He´s the president of Vietnam, the country whose name is seared into the American psyche from the lost war. You may recall the U.S. and Communists argued over what shape their peace-talk table would be in 1968. The two presidents solved that problem yesterday; they didn´t have one. Obama was an infant an that time. So, he´s losing his own guerrilla war now much the same way in Afghanistan.
See anyone you know in that photo above? Maybe the old guy in the blue shirt front row? Notice anything else about this gang? Yup, no hair on any of them. Heads shaved shiny bald. Almost all these guys are Secret Service agents. They´re on the full-time protection detail for former President George H.W. Bush. One of these agents, first name Jon last name withheld, has a two-year-old son named Patrick. He’s in a tough struggle right now with leukemia.
One way to look at President Obama´s speech tour today: President Obama takes his firm commitment to grow the American economy on the road to urge creation of thousands of new jobs to expand the middle-class. [Snip] Another way to look at Obama´s tour: Lord spare us, the nation´s most addicted campaigner begins -- what? -- the 84th call on somebody to do something about the stubbornly stagnant economy to finally create hundreds of thousands of new jobs he promised four years ago. Obama has pivoted to the jobs meme so often he needs new soles on his shoes.
Conan: A sports medicine college has released its annual list of the fittest cities in America. For the fourth year in a row, there aren’t any. Leno: President Obama tells school children his favorite food is broccoli. Hey, it’s one thing to lie to voters. But now kids? C’mon, Mr. President! Letterman: Edward Snowden still living in the Moscow Airport. Workers there are treating him well. Every night they leave a mint on his neck pillow.
Just as the plentiful polemics about the emotional Zimmerman-Martin case began to wane, President Obama re-inserted himself. His 2,156 words were both admirable and puzzling, promising and empty. In terms of his over-promising in 2007-08, Obama´s remarks were wan. almost gratuitous. To the minor extent that Obama’s been a leader, he´s a reluctant one. He´s an exhorter, full of "you-should´s" and infrequent "I will´s." Lots of "I´s" in Obama talk. Not many "We´s." For the first time in our memory Obama´s words seemed heartfelt. We say "seemed" because like many Americans we´ve grown suspicious.
Hi, everybody. Three years ago this weekend, we put in place tough new rules of the road for the financial sector so that irresponsible behavior on the part of the few could never again cause a crisis that harms millions of middle-class families. As part of that reform, we set up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the first-ever independent consumer watchdog with one job: to protect families from that sort of behavior. Two years ago, I nominated a man named Rich Cordray, a former attorney general from Ohio, to run this consumer protection bureau. But Republicans in the Senate refused to give
Mark Levin, who hosts one of America´s top radio talk shows and is considered by supporters to be the people´s pundit on the Constitution, is rallying his 8.5 million-strong audience to demand an historic convention of state governments to halt the "oppressive power" of the federal government. The author of two New York Times bestsellers on the threats to the Constitution, Levin hopes his latest, "The Liberty Amendments," out mid-August, will spark the state lawmakers to tap a rarely used Constitutional provision to institute measures that would brake President Obama´s use of executive orders, bar thousand-page laws and
Colin Powell has admitted to exchanging ´very personal´ emails with a Romanian diplomat but denies having an affair with the much younger woman after a hacker threatened to release their intimate messages. The 76-year-old retired general told the Smoking Gun that he met Corina Cretu, 45, roughly 10 years ago when she was working as an assistant to the president of Romania. She is now a member of the European Parliament. ´After I left the Department of State in January 2005 we stayed in touch via email,´ he told TSG.
The former commander of special operations in Northern Africa told a closed-door briefing today that he was largely detached from events the night of the Benghazi attack as he was traveling at the time. The testimony of Col. George H. Bristol, USMC, Former Commander, Joint Special Operations Task Force-Trans Sahara, Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command Africa, had been eagerly anticipated by members of Congress. Originally, lawmakers had been told by the Defense Department that he had retired — the actual date is Aug. 1, an “administrative error” according to the Pentagon — and that they didn’t have
FORNEY, Texas - George Zimmerman, the former Florida neighborhood watch leader cleared of all charges in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, was pulled over for speeding in North Texas on Sunday, CBS DFW reports. According to the station, Zimmerman was armed when officers pulled him over on Highway 80 in Forney, east of Dallas. (Snip) The officer reportedly did not recognize Zimmerman, who was driving a Honda pickup. Zimmerman told the officer he was armed and was then told to put the weapon in his glove compartment, according to the station.
Arizona Sen. John McCain was the Republican Party´s 2008 presidential nominee and he still wants the keys to the Oval Office. But he is beginning to sound more like a fan of likely 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. "She´s a rock star," he said in a newly released interview. "She has, maybe not glamour, but certainly the aura of someone widely regarded throughout the world," he added in a reference to her work as secretary of State. McCain, reportedly trying to win back his reputation as a GOP maverick, was asked by the New Republic
Serial sexter Anthony Weiner’s wife partly blamed herself last year when her horndog husband confessed to her that he was at it again. Friends and family told People magazine that Huma Abedin was kicking herself at the time for bailing out of couples counseling and focusing more on their newborn baby boy. But, thanks to a new round of joint therapy that continues even now, the couple was able to put the relapse behind them. “They really became a unit, and she feels much closer to Anthony now,” a relative told the magazine. That’s a long way from how Abedin
Gotta figure her lead would be even bigger without Joe Miller in the field here. Her nomination for the taking? Alaska should be a top tier pick up opportunity for Senate Republicans next year…but their top choice of a candidate is Sarah Palin. 36% of GOP primary voters in the state say they’d like Palin to be their standard bearer against Mark Begich to 26% for Mead Treadwell, 15% for Dan Sullivan, and 12% for Joe Miller.
Sen. John McCain — a Democrat? There was confusion Wednesday after the Arizona Republican mistakenly strolled into President Obama’s meeting with Senate Democrats at the Capitol. The room full of Democrats — who happened to be meeting in the same room where the Senate GOP usually holds their weekly policy luncheons — erupted in applause and laughter as the former Republican presidential candidate made his entrance. As McCain, 76, walked out of the Dem-filled space, reporters pressed him as to why he stepped foot in the room.
CNN has uncovered exclusive new information about what is allegedly happening at the CIA, in the wake of the deadly Benghazi terror attack. Four Americans, including Ambassador Christopher Stevens, were killed in the assault by armed militants last September 11 in eastern Libya. Sources now tell CNN dozens of people working for the CIA were on the ground that night, and that the agency is going to great lengths to make sure whatever it was doing, remains a secret. CNN has learned the CIA is involved in what one source calls an unprecedented attempt to keep the spy
In preparation for the release of Oscar-bait film The Butler, Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, and director Lee Daniels (Precious) sat down with Parade magazine. The film chronicles a butler (Whitaker) who works in the White House through seven administrations. Winfrey plays the butler’s wife. In the interview, Winfrey explained her sadness that so few Americans know about the history of the civil rights movement: “They don’t know diddly-squat. Diddly-squat.” She then said of the historic use of the n-word, “I always think of the millions of people who heard that as their last
If we learned anything about Barack Obama in his first term it is that when he starts repeating the same idea over and over, what´s on his mind is something else. The first term´s over-and-over subject was "the wealthiest 1%." Past some point, people wondered why he kept beating these half-dead horses. After the election, we knew. It was to propagandize the targeted voting base that would provide his 4% popular-vote margin of victory—very young voters and minorities. They believed. He won. The second-term over-and-over, elevated in his summer speech tour, is the shafting of the middle class. But
[Video] Ouch. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie turned down an offer by Sen. Rand Paul to join him for a beer and bury the hatchet in their ongoing -- and very public -- feud. "I´m running for re-election in New Jersey. I don´t really have time for that at the moment," Christie said in an interview on a local radio station. The New Jersey governor said if he finds himself in Washington, "I´ll certainly look him up." But he added: "I don´t suspect I´ll be there anytime soon. I´ve got work to do here."