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Posted: Wednesday, January 9, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 6:14 am, Wed Jan 9, 2013.

The killing of 26 in Connecticut was an act of a person needing mental help! How did he find this weapon? Because this weapon did not find him. Guns are always to blame, not the person pulling the trigger.

Let's look at the other things to blame. I did a little research and found that every day in the USA, 128 people are killed by an automobile — let's blame the car, not the drivers. Around 3,000 killed in 9/11 attacks — let's blame the airplanes, not the terrorists who committed the crime. Let's ban knives, because my research found that in the USA, an average of 68 people die of stabbings daily. Let's ban all men, because it's their fault that 3,500 infants are killed daily from abortions in the USA — not the lawmakers who make all the rules.

It's easy to blame the materials — not the individuals who commit the crimes! Face it: If all weapons were on earth without people, would this happen?

William Simoni

Woodbridge

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65 comments:

  • daniel hutchins posted at 7:45 pm on Mon, Jan 14, 2013.

    daniel hutchins Posts: 1338

    The author is right.
    There are rogue guns, originally designed as defensive weapons, which are still on the streets, jumping into the fingers of otherwise innocent fingers, causing them to pull the trigger, and killing someone.

     
  • daniel hutchins posted at 7:43 pm on Mon, Jan 14, 2013.

    daniel hutchins Posts: 1338

    Joanne,
    I'm afraid that Andrew has a good point.
    I don't think there were any dead children, and I have seen evidence that at least one of the parents who was televised, was an actor. In fact, the video that I saw went, take one...

     
  • daniel hutchins posted at 7:40 pm on Mon, Jan 14, 2013.

    daniel hutchins Posts: 1338

    Good one.

     
  • daniel hutchins posted at 7:40 pm on Mon, Jan 14, 2013.

    daniel hutchins Posts: 1338

    Mike,
    How did you know that was cut and paste?
    (Just kidding.)

     
  • Bobcatbob Ingram posted at 8:22 am on Sun, Jan 13, 2013.

    99er Posts: 119

    Well Steve I agree, except I believe We are ALL l capable of fudging the truth sometimes....and thats why we need others to corral our wilder comments from time to time.

     
  • Bobcatbob Ingram posted at 8:10 am on Sun, Jan 13, 2013.

    99er Posts: 119

    Eric , do you know the current (last 5 years) suicide rate for returning troops who actually saw combat ?

     
  • Bobcatbob Ingram posted at 8:08 am on Sun, Jan 13, 2013.

    99er Posts: 119

    I've seem far worse graphic scenes and I believe our 'Bill of Rights' is our protection from government interference. Our Bill of Rights is the citizens most vital shield and If we allow it to be taken from Us then we deserve the Government we get.

     
  • Bobcatbob Ingram posted at 7:47 am on Sun, Jan 13, 2013.

    99er Posts: 119

    68 peeps a day dead from stabbings ?? Thats amazing. We are a nation of killers, no doubt...

     
  • Walter Chang posted at 1:32 pm on Sat, Jan 12, 2013.

    Walt Posts: 1115

    "inexplicably removed"


    [lol]

     
  • Patrick W Maple posted at 1:20 pm on Sat, Jan 12, 2013.

    Pat Maple Posts: 1805

    Simon: Tell me why my comments were removed please.

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 8:43 pm on Fri, Jan 11, 2013.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2999

    If the answer to Mr. Maple's question is so elementary why are you failing so miserably to answer it?
    [sleeping]

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 8:13 pm on Fri, Jan 11, 2013.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2999

    Ms. Bobin,
    The fact that these individuals (American citizens) were denied due process is not "conspiracy theory" IT'S A FACT!

    Suggesting that José Padilla and Anwar al-Awlaki were "guilty" when both were denied due process is absurd. Have you no common sense? Who found them guilty?
    [sleeping]


    Mike,
    Will you ever write anything concerning the topic of the thread you are attempting to participate in?
    [sleeping]

     
  • Mike Adams posted at 7:14 pm on Fri, Jan 11, 2013.

    Mike Adams Posts: 1372

    Do you ever write anything original, Mr. Liebich?

    No*.


    *http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No

     
  • Walter Chang posted at 7:03 pm on Fri, Jan 11, 2013.

    Walt Posts: 1115

    "Confucius"

    That's the name given to him by the white man.


    [thumbdown]

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 5:49 pm on Fri, Jan 11, 2013.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2999

    "Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance." -Confucius

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 5:46 pm on Fri, Jan 11, 2013.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2999

    On Monday night’s CNN broadcast of the barely watched Piers Morgan show, Alex handed Piers Morgan his best ratings ever Ms. Bobin.
    [sleeping]

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 5:18 pm on Fri, Jan 11, 2013.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2999

    The ammendments to Chapter 113B of title 18 authorized the "assassination and torture of US citizens” without due process Ms. Bobin.

    One of the many “various out riders” that Mr. Schmidt attempted to point out. He suggested you were “playing dumb” by conveniently ignoring these realities. After reading your above response I can’t say I disagree.
    .
    F.Y.I. Ms. Bobin, the Obama Administration won a shocking victory in federal appeals courts when the US federal appeals court ruled that innocent victims abducted and tortured by the CIA do not have a right to sue companies involved in facilitating the torture programs.

    The lawsuit involves litigation against Boeing for its involvement the US CIA torture program of innocent US citizens. The lawsuit charges that US Citizens alleged to be terrorists were subject to illegal “forced disappearances” after which Boeing ran CIA black-op “torture flights” of the alleged terrorism suspects during which the tortured citizens were flown to secret overseas prisons where torture is legal.

    The 5 men involved in the litigation were originally abducted by the CIA and shipped to the oversea the secret overseas torture prisons. So far 3 of the 5 men have been released because they were innocent .

    According the Associated Press, the three-judge panel on the 9th Circuit court of appeals quickly dismissed the lawsuit after the US Government claimed the litigation would reveal state secrets along with top secret US Government intelligence by a vote of 2 to 1.

    The ruling effectively legalizes the abduction, overseas detention and torture of innocent US civilian citizens by the CIA. The decision also removes the remedies innocent people who are tortured or detained can take against the CIA or corporations contracted by the CIA to run its black-ops.

    Can you say Fascism?

    The National Defense Authorization Act (HR 2934) was signed into law on December 31, 2011 by Obama. In addition to issuing a carte blanche to indefinitely detain citizens – in Chile, they are called the desaparecidos, the disappeared – the legislation reinstates “enhanced interrogation techniques,” i.e., torture Ms. Bobin.

    It compliments an earlier decision that Americans are legitimate military targets and may be assassinated – as cleric Anwar al-Awlaki allegedly was – on orders of an executive branch that has since the Bush years increasingly resembled an imperial presidency.

    We now live in a military dictatorship little different than the one that ruled Chile. As of yet, the military is not “disappearing” Americans in large numbers and herding them into sports stadiums but the ammendments to Chapter 113B of title 18 in HR 2934 certainly give the power to do so.

    You may be comfortable ignoring the fact that in 2010, national intelligence director Dennis Blair openly stated that, “Being a U.S. citizen will not spare an American from getting assassinated by military or intelligence operatives.” I am not.

    Recall that José Padilla, an American citizen, was held without charge for 3 and a half years as an “enemy combatant” and denied a trial in civilian court, after being accused of planning to detonate a “dirty bomb,” an accusation that was enough to keep Padilla in a military brig for over three years yet was never proven.

    In addition, Anwar al-Awlaki, an American citizen who has never been charged with any crime, was the victim of extrajudicial killing because of the same unconstitutional legalese that defines the entire globe as a “battlefield,” where the constitutional rights of U.S. citizens are declared null and void if they are designated as terrorists by the federal government. His 16-year-old son who was also never charged with any crime was also a victim of state-sponsored assassination.

    I’ve got news for you. Timothy McVeigh had a trial. [sleeping]

     
  • Walter Chang posted at 4:24 pm on Fri, Jan 11, 2013.

    Walt Posts: 1115

    "The virtuous will be sure to speak uprightly; but those whose speech is upright may not be virtuous"

    Master Kong

     
  • Jerome Kinderman posted at 2:11 pm on Fri, Jan 11, 2013.

    Jerome R Kinderman Posts: 2350

    Considering that the author of this LTE specifically raised the issue of abortion, how could it possibly be considered "off topic?" Just because certain subjects may be difficult or uncomfortable to discuss, no one should attempt to deem them out of line.

     
  • Joanne Bobin posted at 2:04 pm on Fri, Jan 11, 2013.

    Joanne Bobin Posts: 4488

    Most hystrionic clip of the week: Alex Jones ranting on Piers Morgan's show about "1776 will commence again if you try to take our firearms!"

    Just shows how ignorant Alex Jones is about history - but apparently he DOES know that 1776 has something to do with the American Revolution.

    Actually, the colonists fought the battles of Concord and Lexington in April 1775 when the British tried to seize their arms.

    And Alex Jones is trying to inflate his importance as a NUT by claiming now that undercover police will try to assassinate him - maybe "they" are being sent by Dianne Feinstein!!!

     
  • Joanne Bobin posted at 1:59 pm on Fri, Jan 11, 2013.

    Joanne Bobin Posts: 4488

    Liebich wrote: "Seriously Ms. Bobin? "conspiracy theory and right wing militia websites"
    Chapter 113B of title 18, United States Code, was amended in HR 2934 by the 108th CONGRESS.
    The ignorance continually displayed in this forum is mind boggling... "

    Wow, you couldn't have described yourself better. This is quite amusing actually.

    1. The statement made was about the USA Patriot Act authorizing the "assassination and torture of US citizens."
    2. Statement proclaimed that Dianne Feinstein voted to allow the "assassination and torture...."

    The amendment you reference outlines the penaties for terrorism - i.e., the death penalty for acts of terrorism as defined by the Patriot Act.

    I've got news for you. Timothy McVeigh, one of the Oklahoma City domestic terrorist bombers had already been executed for HIS TERRORIST act two years before this amendment.

    Are you telling me that poor little terrorists, foreign or domestic, who kill a lot of people, should just get a slap on the wrist?

     
  • Joanne Bobin posted at 1:22 pm on Fri, Jan 11, 2013.

    Joanne Bobin Posts: 4488

    Try a lesson in Googling to get your answers. I can't do all of your work for you.

    Since none of your buddies in this forum took the time to tell you while commenting under your letter, I guess you just have to do the footwork yourself.

     
  • Walter Chang posted at 8:46 am on Fri, Jan 11, 2013.

    Walt Posts: 1115

    “on my watch”

    Patty, the well is dry but feel free to keep digging.

    Time is fleeting so hurry.

    We’ll see who looks foolish in the end??

    [beam]

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 8:18 pm on Thu, Jan 10, 2013.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2999

    Seriously Ms. Bobin? "conspiracy theory and right wing militia websites"

    Chapter 113B of title 18, United States Code, was amended in HR 2934 by the 108th CONGRESS.
    [sleeping]

    The ignorance continually displayed in this forum is mind boggling... [rolleyes]

     
  • Patrick W Maple posted at 7:58 pm on Thu, Jan 10, 2013.

    Pat Maple Posts: 1805

    Not yet Wally. Nothing gets or got swept under the rug on my watch. Condescension doesn't with me either...you look foolish...trying to say something doesn't exist while it pecks your eyes out.

     
  • Walter Chang posted at 5:42 pm on Thu, Jan 10, 2013.

    Walt Posts: 1115

    Pat, it's time to let it go and move on.

    [wink]

     
  • Patrick W Maple posted at 4:27 pm on Thu, Jan 10, 2013.

    Pat Maple Posts: 1805

    No-answer bobin is now asking the questions...how rich. msb...you implied that you knew where the people in Benghazi were...where are they??

     
  • Joanne Bobin posted at 3:23 pm on Thu, Jan 10, 2013.

    Joanne Bobin Posts: 4488

    Steve Schmidt: "Give me a break Joanne. Surely you are aware of the provisions of the Patriot Act and its various out riders.

    Don't play dumb, it does not become you."

    Still reading...still don't find where the USA Patriot Act authorizes assassinations and torture of US citizens.

    Can you find a section number for me?

    Also....reading has turned up a plethora of conspiracy theory and right wing militia websites that PURPORT that the above is true, but they most likely rely on their illiterate members to never actually read this legislation.

    They also claim that Obama has expanded the Patriot Act while most of it has expired and Obama has reauthorized only some sections.

    Please "educate" me if you think otherwise.

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 12:25 pm on Thu, Jan 10, 2013.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2999

    Google Democide and you may begin to understand the 2nd ammendment.

    Google Christopher Rodia and you may begin to understand the extent to which you are being lied to.

     
  • CATHERINE ERICKSON posted at 9:44 am on Thu, Jan 10, 2013.

    FRITZY9 Posts: 17

    It's not that he had the guns and/or access to the guns due to his mother either ignoring his mental needs or problems and not getting him professional help or acting really inappropriately and actually teaching her mentally ill child who she could clearly not read his temperament or connect with him in a any real way- it's the fact that he had the access to high volume magazines and in other shootings we have seen also like this the perpetrator has had access to military style assault type weaponry that allows the deranged person to multiply the casualties! If these people had just a single shot type gun they would not be able to have such high kill number. In recent days even military leaders have come out and said society does not need to have these type of weapons..they were designed for the military to use in combat situations by highly trained individuals to protect and serve our country. No one...no one kills dear with an AK47! Where is the common sense here? Are we so dumb and prideful about gun ownership that we want to leave the chance to arm mentally ill people who would kill 5 year olds! What about those children's rights as citizens of America? Yes we need mental health help improved drastically. Yes we need a data base that at least tracks the mentally ill and stops those purchases. We stop people with mental illness from a drivers license because they can kill! My 94 year old father recently had his license taken away do his slowly advancing signs of some dementia which he would not have seen himself...and could have killed someone or himself. I have no problem with Americans owning guns for their own protection and for hunting but high volume magazines and assault type weapons are not what our founders even could have imagined.

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 8:18 am on Thu, Jan 10, 2013.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2999

    Barack Obama has clearly demonstrated his passionate hatred for the Bill of Rights on dozens of occasions yet you have shown a zombie like determination to ignore this reality. Why?

     
  • Eric Barrow posted at 8:02 am on Thu, Jan 10, 2013.

    Eric Barrow Posts: 1490

    What about the prevalence of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 7:58 am on Thu, Jan 10, 2013.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2999

    Piers gets schooled again...[ohmy]

    http://www.infowars.com/larry-pratt-slams-piers-morgan-over-sham-gun-control-argument/

     
  • Peter Bellville posted at 9:27 pm on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    gopher Posts: 26

    The abortion discussion I think is off topic, but your comment reminds me of the joke about the scientist who claimed he could make a living man and challenge God to a contest. God accepted the challenge. The scientist started mixing some dirt and water when God stopped him and asked what he was doing. The scientist said he was going to make a man just as it was described in Genesis. But, God said, you have to get your own dirt.

     
  • Patrick W Maple posted at 8:18 pm on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Pat Maple Posts: 1805

    S n P agree on something...somewhat...what's next? Elvis returns?

    I don't own guns but what I do own is the right to have a gun or purchase a gun or use a gun without hindrance... especially from a tin-horn politician like Dianne Feinstein.

    I am not very religious either I believe life begins when one becomes two...becomes four...becomes eight...and will continue until the "viability" ceases naturally or is terminated by man...or woman.

    Until mankind can create a viable cell...a life form... from scratch..
    and then turn it into a being, animal or new species God will continue to be THE force in all there is. That's just the way it was, the way it is and the way it will continue to be.

     
  • Thomas Heuer posted at 5:16 pm on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    nth degree wise Posts: 1433

    Steve for the most part I agree with you regarding gun regulations and 2nd amendment rights. We do need a reasonable review of the issues surounding gun ownership and mental health issues in particular. However having a states rights approach is self defeating. Its like Utahs alcohol controls making people make short runs to Nevada for their booze shopping. I see the same thing happening with states deciding their own gun aquisition and ownerships.

     
  • Steve Schmidt posted at 4:19 pm on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Steve Schmidt Posts: 2308

    As for Ms Feinstein's personal experiences, I know plenty of current and former servicemen who have seen far worse and still stand by the Bill of Rights in all of its provisions.

     
  • Steve Schmidt posted at 4:17 pm on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Steve Schmidt Posts: 2308

    Give me a break Joanne. Surely you are aware of the provisions of the Patriot Act and its various out riders.

    Don't play dumb, it does not become you.

     
  • Doug Chaney posted at 3:37 pm on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    advocate Posts: 500

    Here are where many firearms come from that those who can't legally obtain them are able to get them from: Theft: 4:28 p.m. — Paperwork and firearms were stolen from a residence on the 1100 block of Bradford Court. From the Lodi news Sentinel crime log in today's paper. Careless handgun owners and ccw licensees.

     
  • Joanne Bobin posted at 3:36 pm on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Joanne Bobin Posts: 4488

    No surprise, Steve.

    Which US citizens has she voted to torture and assassinate?

    Surveillance? Of crazy militias? Googling these topics only gives me conspiracy theory, extreme right wing websites.

    Revolver or no - I'll bet two shots to the head at close range isn't pretty any way you look at it.

     
  • Doug Chaney posted at 3:31 pm on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    advocate Posts: 500

    Ms. Welch, if you think those figures are low, just look at most city council management teams and city councils, starting with Lodi. The good old white boys are slowly losing their battle to assure women stay in the home or menial jobs and it's about time.

     
  • Steve Schmidt posted at 2:27 pm on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Steve Schmidt Posts: 2308

    Right. It is an issue that should be dealt with at a state level (subject to review by the Supreme Court of the United States).

     
  • Steve Schmidt posted at 2:25 pm on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Steve Schmidt Posts: 2308

    Harvey Milk was shot with a revolver.

     
  • Steve Schmidt posted at 2:25 pm on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Steve Schmidt Posts: 2308

    Well, Joanne, this may come as a surprise to you but Dianne Feinstein just so happens to be OUR US SENATOR. She is supposed to represent the people of California in the Senate so, every time she votes to expand government surveillance of US citizens or to torture and assassinate US citizens, that is a personal betrayal of every citizen of the state of California.

     
  • Thomas Heuer posted at 1:18 pm on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    nth degree wise Posts: 1433

    Excellant post Joanne

    [thumbup]

     
  • Joanne Bobin posted at 12:36 pm on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Joanne Bobin Posts: 4488

    "As long as women are the ONLY one's who have the choice whether unborn human beings are allowed to live or die (the line to the right or to the left), there the blame must be applied."

    Someone needs to get in touch with the realities of society. In their world, women are always in charge of their lives and cannot be controlled by men.

    Here's something to look at and get yourself updated about what goes on outside Lodi:

    http://www.stopforcedabortions.org/forced.htm

    But I'm willing to bet than Lodi itself has a very low abortion rate due to the dozens of "grandmas" roaming the aisles of supermarkets with their teen daughters and their babies in tow.

     
  • Joanne Bobin posted at 12:30 pm on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Joanne Bobin Posts: 4488

    I have no problem with the right to bear arms, I just find it unnecessary for private individuals to have such high powered automatic or semi-automatic weapons and large ammunition clips.

    If they are such poor hunters and/or such poor shots that they need to spray gunfire rather than take individual shots, then they shouldn't own weapons.

    And why Dianne Feinstein is being singled out other than that there exists an anti-Feinstein fan club, I don't know. She certainly did not single-handedly pass/support laws governing surveillance and torture.

    And maybe if she had not walked in and found the body of Harvey Milk and then had to identify both Milk and Moscone, she might have a different attitude toward firearms. Seeing two men shot twice in the head at close range cannot be a pretty picture, nor something you could ever forget.

     
  • Joanne Bobin posted at 12:17 pm on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Joanne Bobin Posts: 4488

    But I'll bet you have a CDL and California has some of the strictest gun laws in the country.

     
  • Steve Schmidt posted at 12:12 pm on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Steve Schmidt Posts: 2308

    The right to bear arms is not a conservative or liberal issue and it certainly has nothing whatsoever to do with abortion.

     
  • Steve Schmidt posted at 12:09 pm on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Steve Schmidt Posts: 2308

    Its always disappointing to see people who are otherwise brave champions of civil liberties embrace authoritarianism the minute the subject turns to our right to bear arms.

     
  • Steve Schmidt posted at 12:07 pm on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Steve Schmidt Posts: 2308

    Far be it from me to agree with Mr Liebich but, as they say, even a broken clock is right twice a day.

    Dianne Feinstein has clearly demonstrated her passionate hatred for the Bill of Rights on dozens of occasions. From her tireless support for unconstitutional surveillance and torture programs to her comprehensive assaults on the 2nd Amendment Ms Feinstein has shown a zombie like determination to stamp out American Freedom in all of its manifestations.

     
  • Steve Schmidt posted at 12:02 pm on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Steve Schmidt Posts: 2308

    Mr Bellville, have you happened to see my Federal Driver's License? I know I had it a minute ago but I seem to have misplaced it.

     
  • Christina Welch posted at 11:56 am on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Lodi 1970 Posts: 85

    Yes, more women now in Congress than ever before... but still only 98 out of the 535 seats total. That's just over 18% of the 535 seats, yet women make up about 51% of the US population. Even in the modern era, it continues to be a male-dominated society. And, misogyny isn't a problem solely found in this forum, I'm afraid.

     
  • Thomas Heuer posted at 11:33 am on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    nth degree wise Posts: 1433

    Good post Mr Bellville [thumbup]

     
  • Peter Bellville posted at 10:35 am on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    gopher Posts: 26

    While Mr Simoni is using comparisons to support his reasoning he should remember that cars are registered and those who use them must be licensed. This is the same for aircraft. Also knives are regulated as to their length. There are even laws about baseball bats. Just because there are laws controlling items doesn't mean you can't own them. We already have some gun regulations. I am not sure more laws would help reduce killings. I never heard of fully automatic baseball bats but if there was such a thing we might consider regulating those. I am reluctant to support gun legislation yet the second amendment should not guarantee the right to carry bazookas.

     
  • Thomas Heuer posted at 10:30 am on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    nth degree wise Posts: 1433

    I've always said thanks to women for saving all mankind. For it was a woman who got us out of the garden of eden. The garden of eden what a boring dependence ridden place that was. We would never have gotten reclining chairs, big screen TVs, football, steaks, central air and heat, stereos, beer and if you think not getting a Monday Lodi News Sentinal is bad there would never be one there. We would only be allowed the fruit of the trees no hot apple pie. It was just a hang out all day nothing to do not even a cross word puzzel. It would have been perpetual welfare statewith bunches of little Cains and Ables running around with no discipline (discipline for what?). Eden only sounded good if you were a desert peasant parced and starving. Of course if you are suited for a life of dependency and no incentive to do anything you might like the life style. So I think women have done us very well. We owe them the right to make their choices.

    And if your moral compass is taking you to, where, heaven? It doesn't sound like there is any thing more there. I never saw it written anything about harp playing but at least that would have been something to do.

    And yes men are the cause of all our problems. Name any problem we have in the news and its men who are the cause of it. Men behaving badly. How do you control it? Get them to act more like women. I hail the fact that we have the most women now in congress.

    And there is no life before the first breath.

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 9:21 am on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2999

    “If I could have gotten 51 votes in the Senate of the United States, for an outright ban, picking up [every gun]… Mr. and Mrs. America, turn ‘em all in.”
    [sleeping]

    http://youtu.be/blXkl9YVoHo

    Last week, Senator Dianne Feinstein published the summary of her new assault weapons ban that she is proposing in the new 113th Congress.
    [sleeping]

    http://www.feinstein.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/assault-weapons

     
  • Jerome Kinderman posted at 9:19 am on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Jerome R Kinderman Posts: 2350

    As long as women are the ONLY one's who have the choice whether unborn human beings are allowed to live or die (the line to the right or to the left), there the blame must be applied. Logic and common sense permits no other conclusion. As for the rest of the planet's problems the blame for those should be applied using the same logic and common sense.

    In the end it's the choices we make that define who we are. I choose to believe in and follow the teachings of Jesus Christ. It is He who provides me with the compass to use as to the direction(s) I take during my Earthly journey.

     
  • Robert Jacobs posted at 9:02 am on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Robert Jacobs Posts: 298

    Bravo William Simoni !! Finally someone who has a brain in their head and actually uses it!

    You miss the point yet again Jerome Kinderman.

     
  • Joanne Bobin posted at 8:56 am on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Joanne Bobin Posts: 4488

    The ongoing theme of misogyny is rampant in this forum. Just incredible.

    Apparently, some cannot get over the Garden of Eden myth and are still blaming women for all of the world's ills.

     
  • Joanne Bobin posted at 8:54 am on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Joanne Bobin Posts: 4488

    And which REAL lesgislation is that?

    If Feinstein does "not believe in the Constitution," why would she possibly want to serve in a position mandated by that document. She certainly can not undo the Constitution on her own, like one or two commentors in this forum believe the President can, also. NUTS, all!

    Conspiracy theorists are a dime a dozen and there is no limit to their clown car antics.

     
  • Jerome Kinderman posted at 8:34 am on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Jerome R Kinderman Posts: 2350

    While I agree with the author's "blame game" in paragraph two, he didn't get it correct insofar as abortions are concerned. For one thing rarely do "men" ever have much of a say when it comes to the killing of unborn human babies - they're destroyed directly as a result of a "woman's" right to choose; it's not even the legislators' fault either. Just because the law says it's permissible to kill these human babies in the womb doesn't mean women have to abort them. There are other "choices" they could make that are less violent and less harmful to both the baby and the mother.

     
  • Andrew Liebich posted at 8:00 am on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Andrew Liebich Posts: 2999

    Senator Dianne Feinstein has made it absolutely clear she does not believe in the Constitution or the inalienable rights of Americans to keep and bear arms. She is actively working to destroy the 2nd amendment.

    Would a "sane" and "reasonable person" call Feinstein's legislation conspiracy theory? [sleeping]

     
  • Joanne Bobin posted at 6:49 am on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

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    Love human nature...so unpredictable.

    Constantly amazed how people previously perceived as sane and reasonable start trotting out conspiracy theories about anti-gun plots and secret sociieties that are plotting to overturn the 2nd Amendment.

     
  • Steve Schmidt posted at 4:21 am on Wed, Jan 9, 2013.

    Steve Schmidt Posts: 2308

    Was there a person involved in this shooting? The media had led me to believe that it was just a couple of guns on a rampage.

     

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