Gabby Giffords is taking her campaign for gun control to the airwaves. Giffords, the former Arizona congresswoman who was shot in the head in 2011, launches a new TV ad this week through her recently-formed "super PAC." The 30-second spot, in which Giffords herself implores America to "get this done," is targeting congressional leaders with ad buys that will reach constituents of House Speaker John Boehner, House Minority Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Over pictures of grieving families after recent massacres in Newtown, Aurora and Tucson, Giffords, who is still
By all means, let´s make raw emotion take precedent over rational thought and an honest "conversation." (That word sucks!)
I pity Ms. Giffords. Apparently she used to be a proponent of the 2nd Amendment, and the right of law-abiding citizens to have their guns. Now it´s impossible to tell whether she´s truly voicing her own opinions, or whether they are the opinions of the Puppet-Master, a la James Baker.
(I hope she continues to improve from her tragic injury at the hand of an insane criminal.)
I have regret and pity for your tragic, senseless plight, Ms. Giffords.
But when you advocate disarming my family so that the same thing that happened to you can more easily happen to my family, we part company. I´ll keep my guns. I suggest you do likewise, but that´s your choice.
No law would or could have prevented what happened to you. No law will disarm me.
What is it you want done? Do you want to make public the list of Americans that have major psychological problems and should never have a gun? How about the convicted felons who have done their time? Are you going to make that list public? Or are you proposing to only publish that information for those who own a gun? What is you concept of Constitutional law. I inherited a pistol and completed FFL paperwork to transfer a non-functioning pistol. Should I have less rights than convicted rapist?
There is some degree of irony in the fact that Giffords was not eligible to serve in congress from Arizona, because she lived in Houston with her famewhore husband, astronaut kelly. And had she not been a member of congress, the crazy lad would not have shot her.
Would a background check prevent the recent schools shootings? No. Would background checks stop the Clifford shootings? No. Would a background check have stopped VT shootings? No. In other words, she proposes nothing new except another intrusion on law abiding citizens to once again accomplish nothing except to diminish our freedoms once again. Lets do the research to identify the most common causes of these shootings and then address it with effective measures. Lets stop demanding the same failed policies and hoping for a better outcome.
Ah yes..another stupid do nothing law... and should they call it the "Gifford Bill" ala the "Brady Bill"? Will that satisfy the fame seeking husband... He reminds me Valerie Plame´s creepy husband...Hollywood Joe....
I´m all for repealing the remains of the 1934 GCA, the 1968 GCA and the 1986 FOPA - Let´s get it done! Back to the way it was in 1933, where you could order a Thompson by mail and get it a few days later. Let´s trim these nimrods back to their roots.
Let´s see. Start a Pac that pays all you travel expenses; stay in the finest hotels; pick some excuses for traveling to the greatest destinations; dine on the finest foods and the most expensive restaurants; travel the nation and maybe some world travel as well ( who would dare to call a n audit on the pity party.
Left wing ghouls exploited gifford´s plight almost immediately after the shooting. Reports cited that she was moderate from a competitive district and pro 2nd Amendment. That narrative was mostly false. giffords is and always was a liberal. She posed as a 2nd Amemdment advocate to pander to conservat
Conservatives in her district. obama showed up for the photo op and said pelosi and wassserman-schultz were in the room when gabby opened her eyes for the first time. That was another lie, as pelosi was not at the hospital let alone in the room with gabby. Then gabby´s pig husband slammed Sarah Palin over a campaign brochure that used a target motif. Liberals clearly have no limits.
I feel terrible about what happened to this poor woman and the other victims that died. However, the disgusting, insane individual that perpetrated this heinous act has absolutely nothing to do with me. I will not have my unalienable Constitutional rights taken away because a brain-damaged hysterical woman demands it.
It IS done. It´s been done since the Second Ammendment was penned.
Sorry about what happened to you. That could´ve been prevented if your supporters weren´t walking around dumb, unarmed and unprepared.
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get er done, 2/11/2013 10:59:51 PM (No. 9171219)
I seem to recall an article after the Giffords shooting which stated that Giffords had received threats, but did not have an adequate security detail, and we all know the result of her lax security. Sadly, others are dead due to lax security.
The logical conclusion from her experience should be that Americans need increased security to protect them against gun violence, NOT disarmament.
I am really sorry about her being shot while serving as an elected official. However, what her husband is doing by dragging her around as the dummy for Edgar Bergen is more shameful. Somehow I think he has to remind her what breakfast cereal is today. That´s unforgivable.
Her good buddy Debbie, isn´t telling him to keep her at home either.
All for the cause.
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Mr. Hanky, 2/12/2013 1:19:20 AM (No. 9171294)
I feel sympathy for Gabby Giffords and all the victims of Jared Laughner, however, disarming law-abiding citizens isn´t the answer.
After seeing the way Debbie Was-A-Man-Shultz herded Giffords around oh-so carefully at the demonrat convention it´s obvious the unfortunate Ms. G hasn´t two functioning brain cells left to rub together, so why should we care what she "thinks"? -- LOL #13.
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