Obama dances as gun control lobby fiddles
Just when we thought President Obama would not advocate for stricter gun laws, B A M, he’s at it again! We thought he would stay away from the topic for the purpose of getting re-elected, but apparently the pressure to placate his far left followers is weighing heavy. So, President Obama’s plan is to – once again – circumvent Congress and the People to initiate socialist-style rules on America.
Obama’s biggest obstacle is that our Republican controlled Congress, the entity who according to the Constitution is charged with drafting laws, are doing nothing to appease gun control advocates. And in turn, the lobby has chastised our Democrat President for doing nothing for them, as well.
President Obama is now bending over backwards to please the gun control lobby, including putting in place a series of executive orders and administrative actions that will prohibit gun rights. Working in tandem with the Justice Department, the White house is scheduled to release its orders soon. Recall this is the same Justice Department that is under scrutiny for a failed gun trafficking program that purposely sold guns to criminals, and that led to the death of two boarder patrol agents.
This is a Justice Department in disarray, yet prepared to jump on the bandwagon to control innocent Americans from selling and owning guns. Maybe it is a good idea for the Justice Department to clean its own house, before it tries to get into ours.
The details of the plan are purposely not clear, except to say the new gun regulations will mirror an op-ed piece penned by President Obama on March 13, 2011 which was written in response to a shooting in Tuscon, Arizona that left 13 dead and many wounded.
Completely in lock step with gun control advocacy, Obama calls for new laws that restrict law abiding citizens from selling and owning guns. In his own words, Obama is clearly on the wrong side of this issue. Here are some excerpts:
“A man our Army rejected as unfit for service; a man one of our colleges deemed too unstable for studies; a man apparently bent on violence, was able to walk into a store and buy a gun.”
“[W]e have lost perhaps another 2,000 members of our American family to gun violence. Thousands more have been wounded. We lose the same number of young people to guns every day and a half as we did at Columbine, and every four days as we did at Virginia Tech.”
“[A]dvocates for gun owners should accept the awful reality that gun violence affects Americans everywhere, whether on the streets of Chicago or at a supermarket in Tucson.”
“I’m willing to bet that responsible, law-abiding gun owners agree that we should be able to keep an irresponsible, law-breaking few – dangerous criminals and fugitives, for example – from getting their hands on a gun in the first place.”
“We should in fact reward the states that provide the best data – and therefore do the most to protect our citizens.”
“We should make the system faster and nimbler. We should provide an instant, accurate, comprehensive and consistent system for background checks to sellers who want to do the right thing, and make sure that criminals can’t escape it.”
“Porous background checks are bad for police officers, for law-abiding citizens and for the sellers themselves. If we’re serious about keeping guns away from someone who’s made up his mind to kill, then we can’t allow a situation where a responsible seller denies him a weapon at one store, but he effortlessly buys the same gun someplace else.”
“As long as those whose lives are shattered by gun violence don’t get to look away and move on, neither can we.”
Obama’s rhetoric is just another example of a liberal blaming guns for violence, then using a terrible incident to make the case even further. Not exactly the way our founding fathers envisioned, but it is the hand we have been dealt.
The best we can do is work our tails off making sure President Mussolini, a-h-e-m Obama, is not re-elected, and by exposing him for being in violation of the Constitution, every chance we get.