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Mike Bloomberg Calls For Ban On Assault Weapons

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In the least unexpected news of the week, Mayor Mike, whose forays into central planning started with banning sugary sodas, and then proceeded to gas rationing, has just done what everyone expected him to do, and demand a ban on all assault weapons:

  • MAYOR BLOOMBERG CALLS FOR ENFORCEABLE ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN
  • MAYOR BLOOMBERG CALLS FOR PASSING GUNS CHECK ACT
  • MAYOR BLOOMBERG CALLS FOR MAKING GUN TRAFFICKING A FELONY
  • MAYORS AGAINST ILLEGAL GUNS TO SEND VIDEO STATEMENTS TO CONGRESS

We eagerly await the imminent escalation: the "taxable inhalable oxygen for those making over $250,000 - it's only fair act" to be proposed by Mayor Mike and his central-planning enamored brethren in D.C. next.

From AP:

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and dozens of shooting survivors and victims' relatives are calling on Congress and President Barack Obama to tighten gun laws and enforcement.

 

The mayor was appearing at City Hall Monday with 34 people whose own lives or the lives of their relatives have been affected by gun violence around the country. They're sending videos to lawmakers telling their stories.

 

Bloomberg has long been an advocate for tougher national gun regulations. He has found himself at the forefront of a re-energized push for gun control since Friday's massacre at a Connecticut elementary school.

 

He says the carnage "demands immediate national action."

 


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Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:07 | Link to Comment Vashta Nerada
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I call for a ban on Bloomberg press conferences.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:08 | Link to Comment CPL
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How does he make any money again?

 

He is not his old man, that's for damn sure.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:12 | Link to Comment vast-dom
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Guess Mikey forgot about the nyc Sullivan Law? What a fucking idiot! Maybe he should ban 16oz servings of soda, again?

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:14 | Link to Comment The Juggernaut
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Molon labe, bitch!

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:18 | Link to Comment Texas Ginslinger
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Tyler,  bring up another obesity thread, that links sugar drinks to the disease...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:32 | Link to Comment r101958
Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:33 | Link to Comment fuu
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Bloomberg = Traitor

See Mike, we can all play the same game.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:40 | Link to Comment francis_sawyer
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Think Bloomberg is alone on this?... Fellow jew Feinstein is all over this like fucking white on kosher rice... [Don't worry peeps ~ when they come for your guns, they'll hire Mossad to be in charge of the operation so that all the guns get humanely destroyed in an orderly fashion]...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:42 | Link to Comment Texas Ginslinger
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You do know that whenever gun restrictions are seriously talked about, gun sales go way up, which means gun maker stocks will do the same.

So take advantage of the situation...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:49 | Link to Comment francis_sawyer
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Stocks?... Are you fucking kidding me???... So you want me to play the jew game & play a jew rigged stock market to make me some joobux?...

~~~

Hell ~ All I can really think about in the moment is Feinstein, Bloomberg, & Company getting Mossad to handle the confiscation of guns in America [whereby tey can distribute them like candy to some towelheads which will then be used to stir up some conflict that the 'survivors' of the elementary school shooting will be called on to go fight some yet to be named war in the future so the Jews can continue their land grab]...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:49 | Link to Comment MagicHandPuppet
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Forget the paper gun market.  I prefer to stack physical!

...and, off wif'is head!

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:05 | Link to Comment Lore
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Dear Mayor Bloomberg:

How is the Hurricane Sandy reconstruction coming along?  All finished?

Regards

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:20 | Link to Comment A Lunatic
Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:10 | Link to Comment Goy_Debt_Slave
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Israeli Mossad train in US Woods - Seeking Conflict on American Soil

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjXotoTbRko

 

 

Israeli Mossad Training Camps In New York - Camp Meir (Listed Inactive?)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5GVzZDGpM8

 

It is interesting how the Southern Poverty Law Center does NOT! List this Armed Group of Men?

 

Bill Jasper: The SPLC | Last Line of Defense - DVD Trailer (www.cspoa.org)

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCiPefTkMvo&playnext=1&list=PLkycSUQF0dlhcdxyh4rzMb7nOZUl-w6Zb&feature=results_main

 

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 23:45 | Link to Comment mjcOH1
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"to prohibit the citizen from wearing or carrying a war arm, except upon his own premises or when on a journey traveling through the country with baggage, or when acting as or in aid of an officer, is an unwarranted restriction upon his constitutional right to keep and bear arms.

If cowardly and dishonorable men sometimes shoot unarmed men with army pistols or guns, the evil must be prevented by the penitentiary and gallows, and not by a general deprivation of a constitutional privilege."

Wilson v. State, 33 Ark. 557, 34 Am. Rep. 52 (1878).

 

Molon labe.....

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:15 | Link to Comment EINSILVERGUY
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Dude, everytime you put "jew" into your comments you de-legitimize any arguement you are trying to convey. If you are that fucking committed to being anti-semitic then why don't you just go to the west bank and strap yourself onto a bomb make your point and be done with it. 

 

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:29 | Link to Comment fuu
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He's trolling you dude.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:40 | Link to Comment francis_sawyer
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No ~ I'm not 'trolling' anybody... I'm voicing my opinion on the subject... Is that still allowed in America?... I'll tell you what I'm NOT doing...

~~~

- I'm NOT warming up any ovens

- I'm NOT spraypainting swastikas on synagogues

- I'm CERTAINLY not strapping on bombs & doing what YOU suggest (nor would advise anyone else to)

~~~

I'd rather hit 'em where it REALLY hurts

- I don't watch their television

- I don't vote for their political candidates

- I don't put my money in their banks

- I don't BORROW MONEY from them

 

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:08 | Link to Comment gmrpeabody
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There are certain people that, perhaps, should not be given guns. In my opinion, you are one of them.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:14 | Link to Comment Goy_Debt_Slave
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the simple fact that the Tide has tunred.. and you are unaware of it... because of the decades of protection your kind was afforded..

 

the LIE! is un-done.. now it is just a matter of time before the masses become aware of the Lie!

 

Then! we shall see Justice done!

 

Genocide is evil!

 

Silence is a War Crime!

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:17 | Link to Comment fuu
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It's so hard to tall.

"@fuu

I'm always just 'FUNNIN' on the jew bullshit... I enjoy watching peeps squirm (while not knowing exactly WHY they're squirming)"

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2012-12-07/guest-post-real-food-too-expensive#comment-3044199

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:35 | Link to Comment francis_sawyer
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@fuu

Perhaps your gun totin' monkey brain can't wrap itself around the idea that ALL postures can be correct at the same time...

~~~

1. Until someone convinces me that the megalithic coincidence that I find in jews having their fingerprints all over just about everything that gets discussed on ZH every day laments about [which, whether it be wars, poverty, inequality, or anything ~ FACE IT ~ it's all about MONEY]... When someone can realistically tell me that jews have nothing to do with it... OR... That it can instead be blamed on:

- Trekkies

- NASCAR fans

- Ladies Sewing Circles

- Stamp Collectors

- Birders

- Zumba Enthusiasts

- or, francis_sawyer himself, or all my legion of cult followers

Then, well, I'm going to continue to my original thought (you know ~ until someone comes up with a better argument... I've eliminated the Muslims because 'Sharia Law' does not permit usury)

2. At the same time... I actually DO LIKE TO SEE PEOPLE SQUIRM... (Which they inevitably do ~ because when the false facade of their imaginary world gets knocked down [which, by & by, is imaginary because they have been PROGRAMMED to only consider themselves 'civilized' if they don't slander jews in any way ~ it goes all the way back to the first time they watched 'Ben-Hur' or 'The Ten Commandments' on TV])

3. So yes... I'M FUNNIN'... But I'M DEAD SERIOUS as well... (because the only way to get thru this fucking bastard world which is constantly in danger of being hijacked by limp dicked special interests ~ is through HUMOR)

~~~

I hope you can handle that

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:40 | Link to Comment fuu
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It can be blamed on all those people, no one gets out without some blame.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:42 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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Silverguy gets it....

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:38 | Link to Comment MiguelitoRaton
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Would that include the assault weapons our government provides to Mexican drug cartels? Does it mean that governmental agencies also give up/destroy their assault weapons (why would they need them if the populace doesn't have them)?

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:55 | Link to Comment Muddy1
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NO, NO, NO,

"MAYOR BLOOMBERG CALLS FOR MAKING GUN TRAFFICKING A FELONY"

Operation Fast & Furious + Eric Holder = FELON

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:03 | Link to Comment zerozulu
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He wants himself to be  the only killer in town.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:03 | Link to Comment caconhma
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Why does not Mike demand a gun-control in Israel? Oh well, his beloved Zionist-fascist friends in Israel will have problems killing all these under-human unarmed Arabs both Muslims and Christians.

Now, Zionist Bloomberg wants to disarm and enslave Americans without fearing retribution.

 

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:03 | Link to Comment ejmoosa
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An excellent trilogy.  Should be required reading....

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:34 | Link to Comment Abiotic Oil
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Listen to Matt Bracken talking about the shootings at 56:18

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ILA3wjNYi8o&feature=player_embedded

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:06 | Link to Comment Stoploss
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Yeah, fuck the hurricane survivors, a documented mental patient stole a rifle and shot up a school. (unable to deal with two tasks simultaneously, great leadership there).

Then you have to ban all assault video games as well. Adios game companies.

Then what? what are the welfare collectors going to do without their Call of Duty?? No more Mortal Combat? Halo?

Where will it stop?  LOL.

 

I vote to ban all news coming from north of the Mason Dixon.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:20 | Link to Comment NotApplicable
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Better yet, how about a Bloomberg ban altogether? After all, it's nearly impossible to name a single other person who is currently doing as much direct damage to lives of so many others. Even outside of his "jurisdiction."

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:27 | Link to Comment HomeBrewPrepper
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Question? Would all the Pre-banned assault weapons be grand- fathered in?

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:43 | Link to Comment Landotfree
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Actually it only have to do with selling across state lines.   There are gun manufacturers that are not following federal law as they will not transport across state lines.  

If you have an "assault weapon", of course that is made up as well, you can keep whatever you have.   The federal government is just trying to interfering by the way of the commerce clause.   No, they can't tell you turn in your guns. 

Your rights come from God, not the United States, or the People or the Constitution.   And no, they can't amend the Constitution and change it either as the rights of the people to bear arms came before the United States even existed and the People can't give the U.S. power from which it never had.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:36 | Link to Comment ATM
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who the fuck junked you?

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 17:40 | Link to Comment MagicHandPuppet
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prolly some peeps (not me) that think rights come from birth and are inalienable; not some magical, invisible bearded space dude.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 17:46 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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Some people tell me he is naked too...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:46 | Link to Comment seek
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Assuming any legislation on this gets passed, yes. I was absolutely shocked when I saw a Feinstein interview this weekend where she indicated things would be grandfathered. Presumably she's not repeating her mistake of the 60 minutes interview during the run-up to the '94 ban. (If you don't remember, she advocated a full ban, and was asked if that meant weapons that were already held by the public, and she said "Turn them in.") That doesn't mean they won't try, however, I think she's just being sneakier about it.

I do think it speaks volumes to the change in the political landscape that she's letting that go publicly, though.

FWIW, there's been a rumor floating around for a couple months that BATFE was exploring redesignating semi-autos as destructive devices to trigger all that happy recordkeeping. This would be consistent with the adminstrations exo-legistaltive approach to "law."

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:52 | Link to Comment Landotfree
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The federal government has no authority to order you to turn in your guns, they can ask you.   The assault weapons ban is basically manufacturing and then moving them across state lines (generally).   

The right to bear arms comes from God, not the Constitution, even the Supreme Court says so.  

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:11 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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How could that be if god doesn't exist?

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:20 | Link to Comment Landotfree
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Does not matter.  

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:29 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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Well, it makes your last statement above a bit of problem logically speaking...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:36 | Link to Comment Grinder74
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Then I guess Bloomberg won't need his armed bodyguards anymore than.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:29 | Link to Comment ShrNfr
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Or his concealed carry license either. Mere mortals cannot get those in NYC.

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 04:20 | Link to Comment JuliaS
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No assault weapons? Darn!

Nukes it is!

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:40 | Link to Comment Abiotic Oil
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"Unfortunately most states - especially those called Blue States due to their Liberal-leanings - continue to prohibit private citizens from carrying concealed handguns.


At the same time, there are outspoken opponents of gun ownership, such as Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Diane Feinstein (D-CA), who are carrying concealed weapons, according to WABC Radio's Mark Levin."

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:49 | Link to Comment Chupacabra-322
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These Fascist understand, know and are the aware the jig is up.  The American People understand the whole Global Criminal Synicate of Govenmemts and officials are GUILTY!

Their whole economic system is based on Criminal CIA/Intelligence Fraud, Espionage, Bribery, Extortion, Racketering, False Flags and Murder.  The Criminals are running scared.  The goal is to disarm The American People and institute the NWO of a Global Fascist Corporate Bankster Authoritarian Police State World Government. 

You can run Bloomberg, but you can't hide. 

 

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:57 | Link to Comment francis_sawyer
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No mention of Mossad?

~~~

See?... Part of the problem, people, is that there has been a long & ongoing operation to MISDIRECT the backlash when folks finally become aware of what the hell has been going on for a long time...

Therefore:

- It's not the poor lovable Jews, it's the 'Zionists' (or the ashkenazis)...

- It's not Mossad, it's the lily white CIA [It's James Bond & Felix Lightner]...

- It's not 'joobux' that are stealing your wealth, it's those funny 'clownbux' or BennyBux' (where NOBODY is at fault ~ it's just a silly random happening)...

Heaven forbid the arrow ever hits the bullseye...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:07 | Link to Comment vast-dom
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stop with the anti-semiticism already.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:12 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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And you think I was joking with my post on Bloomberg??

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:26 | Link to Comment francis_sawyer
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@vast-dom

Fuck you you motherfucking fuck...

You know... 100 years from now (hopefully after things get better, but probably not before the whole world goes to shit, every last freedom has been taken & every last penny of wealth has been stolen & finally masses of people wake up to the idea they've been duped)... Some wise old stories will be told...

& the people (in that new century), will not even be able to comprehend WHAT A BUNCH OF STUPID FUCKS that lost generation must have been to let themselves get 'suckered in' the way they did... So now I think I'll go grab a chisel & a hammer & etch your name into the face of some rock wall and say...

Peeps ~ it was because of VAST-DUMB and his moronically idiotic blindness that he & his friends displayed even when the facts were staring them straight in their moronic faces [they musta missed it because they were off watching Woody Allen movies & watching network TV news]...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:32 | Link to Comment vast-dom
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when you get banned from ZH you can chisel my likeness with your KKK forum buds.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:48 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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Unlikely to happen, unless he goes full David Irving...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:46 | Link to Comment francis_sawyer
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Don't worry Vast-Dom... They keep me alive here because the site would SURELY fold in 2 seconds if it were not for your incisive rebuttals [that's what they all flock to ZH for]... The world clearly needs more civilized people like you (to defend the mass murderers, wealth stealers, & serf-lords)...I'm only the lowly recruitment bait for that purpose...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:13 | Link to Comment Chupacabra-322
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Actually mentioned the Mossad in yesterday's thread.  However, it slipped my MK-Ultra Mind Control today.  ;-)

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:24 | Link to Comment francis_sawyer
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IT happens ~ Forrest Gump

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:40 | Link to Comment F. Bastiat
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Followed by a ban on today's liberals.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:08 | Link to Comment Pegasus Muse
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MAYOR BLOOMBERG CALLS FOR ENFORCEABLE ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN

I prefer a ban on Dumb-Ass politicians. 

Wonder how Gas-Bag Mike feels about Predator Drones?

Obama sure hates guns in the hands of the citizenry.  Too bad for Pakistani and Afghani children he doesn’t feel the same way about Hellfire Missiles raining death and destruction from Predator Drones.  Wonder who is he gonna whack today? 

http://www.businessinsider.com/us-drone-tweets-reveal-double-tap-plan-2012-12

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2012-12-16/guest-post-gun-control-no-drone-control 

http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/pain-continues-after-war-for-american-drone-pilot-a-872726.html

http://www.globalresearch.ca/killing-civilians-obamas-drone-war-in-pakistan/5315661  

“A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.”- Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:33 | Link to Comment Goy_Debt_Slave
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Obama’s War on the Truth Obama’s War on Whistle Blowers  

US ‘waging war’ on whistleblowers

http://www.rt.com/news/us-whistleblowers-constitutional-right-773/

 

US 'Assange hunt' chokes air for whistleblowers

http://www.rt.com/news/assange-manning-media-freedom-516/

 

Obama targets journalists Guest Post: His administration's war on whistleblowers is also an assault on reporters

http://www.salon.com/2012/04/09/journalists_casualties_in_the_war_on_whistleblowers/

 

Obama’s unprecedented war on whistleblowers From Manning to Kiriakou, critics are aggressively targeted as the White House turns a blind eye to abuses http://www.salon.com/2012/02/09/obamas_unprecedented_war_on_whistleblowers/

 

UBS Whistle Blower in Jail for helping the IRS with over 2,000 Tax Dodgers! http://www.usatoday.com/money/perfi/taxes/2010-01-08-ubs-tax-evasion-informant-prison_N.htm

 

'Austrian tax evasion whistleblower' dies in Swiss jail http://austrianindependent.com/news/General_News/2010-10-01/4765/%5C'Austrian_tax_evasion_whistleblower%5C'_dies_in_Swiss_jail

 

Swiss tax whistleblower to give WikiLeaks new data & in Jail for it http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/01/16/us-wikileaks-swiss-idUSTRE70F0TF20110116   Republicans responsible for whistleblower 'secret hold' The Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act (Bill S.372) flew through the Senate with apparently unanimous bipartisan support, but just as it reached the finish line it skidded to a halt, shot down by someone who didn't want to take responsibility. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/04/02/962629/-Republicans-responsible-for-whistleblower-secret-hold-     U.S. Intelligence Reports Continue to Confuse Political Dissent with Terrorism https://www.cdt.org/blogs/harley-geiger/us-intelligence-reports-continue-confuse-political-dissent-terrorism No Matter which side you are on.. Team Blue? Or Team Red?? Or Liberal or Conservative.. No Matter WHICH SIDE YOU CHOOSE! BOTH!! Are viewed as Terrorist Acts by the Department of Homeland Security,  there will be NO! voicing opinions Against the Government!   Losing gamble to rigged market capitalism: Keiser Report Extra / Cass Sunstein Cyber-proposals http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csvECHC3zxo&NR=1   US Air Force adopting Cass Sunstein Cyber-proposals United States Air Force Persona Management Software.

Solicitation Number: RTB220610
Agency: Department of the Air Force
Office: Air Mobility Command
Location: 6th Contracting Squadron
0001- Online Persona Management Service. 50 User Licenses, 10 Personas per user.
Software will allow 10 personas per user, replete with background , history, supporting details, and cyber presences that are technically, culturally and geographically consistent. Individual applications will enable an operator to exercise a number of different online persons from the same workstation and without fear of being discovered by sophisticated adversaries. Personas must be able to appear to originate in nearly any part of the world and can interact through conventional online services and social media platforms. The service includes a user friendly application environment to maximize the user's situational awareness by displaying real-time local information.
Contracting Office Address:
2606 Brown Pelican Ave.
MacDill AFB, Florida 33621-5000
United States

Place of Performance:
Performance will be at MacDIll AFB, Kabul, Afghanistan and Baghdad, Iraq.
MacDill AFB , Florida 33679
United States

Primary Point of Contact.:
Russell Beasley,
Contracting Officer

russell.beasley-02@macdill.af.mil
Phone: (813) 828-4729
Fax: (813) 828-5111

https://deeppoliticsforum.com/forums/showthread.php?6530-US-Air-Force-adopting-Cass-Sunstein-Cyber-proposals

 

The U.S. Army illegally ordered a team of soldiers specializing in "psychological operations" to manipulate visiting American senators into providing more troops and funding for the war, Rolling Stone has learned – and when an officer tried to stop the operation, he was railroaded by military investigators.

 http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/another-runaway-general-army-deploys-psy-ops-on-u-s-senators-20110223#ixzz1voLb9Vy0

 

Congressmen Seek To Lift Propaganda Ban Propaganda that was supposed to target foreigners could now be aimed at Americans, reversing a longstanding policy.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/mhastings/congressmen-seek-to-lift-propaganda-ban

 

 

Why Obama Will NOT Prosecute Any Of The Bush War Criminals

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8xxsbcYpTs

 

Obama thru The Department of Homeland Security Crushes the Nationwide Occupy Protests!

Homeland Security Documents Show Massive Nationwide Monitoring of Occupy Movement

Documents just obtained by the PCJF from its FOIA request show massive nationwide monitoring, surveillance and information sharing between the Department of Homeland Security and local authorities in response to Occupy. The PCJF, also on behalf of author/filmmaker Michael Moore and the National Lawyers Guild Mass Defense Committee, has made a series of FOIA demands regarding law enforcement involvement in the Occupy Crackdown.

http://www.justiceonline.org/commentary/dhs-releases-more-documents.html

 

Obama’s War on the Truth Obama’s War on Whistle Blowers US ‘waging war’ on whistleblowers
http://www.rt.com/news/us-whistleblowers-constitutional-right-773/US

'Assange hunt' chokes air for whistleblowers
http://www.rt.com/news/assange-manning-media-freedom-516/

Obama targets journalists
Guest Post: His administration's war on whistleblowers is also an assault on reporters
http://www.salon.com/2012/04/09/journalists_casualties_in_the_war_on_whistleblowers/

Obama’s unprecedented war on whistleblowers
From Manning to Kiriakou, critics are aggressively targeted as the White House turns a blind eye to abuses
http://www.salon.com/2012/02/09/obamas_unprecedented_war_on_whistleblowers/

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:07 | Link to Comment sbenard
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I say we just ban BLOOMBERG. Period!

But perhaps we can reach a compromise. If all celebrities that want to ban guns of any kind would agree to living without ANY armed security 24/7, then perhaps we could reach some agreement. But BLOOMBERG and his cadre of collectivist cronies must agree to fall on their swords and live without protection for a year or two first, just to PROVE that their ideas are valid! It would be open season on tyrants for that year or two.

I doubt the Dictator of New York would agree to that!

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:09 | Link to Comment slaughterer
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They are coming for our guns.   That is the last step.  I am going Rambo. 

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 20:54 | Link to Comment Sudden Debt
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I've heard these gun bans for decades already.
will never happen.

BUT!

Those assault weapons? Why? For the T3 terminator invasion?
Why would you need those kind of guns?

If you have a militairy background: okay
If your a gun ho freak who buys those guns like other people collect silver coins: no

and kids? why would you let your kids handle guns? assault guns that is!

I don't mind owning a handgun or a hunting gun. But for the love of god! KEEP IT AWAY FROM YOUR KIDS!

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:09 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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I can't wait to see the rampant apoplexy here at the Hedge when Bloomberg runs in 2016.....

Given the reaction to "the colored guy", having a Jew as president will raise the level of bigotry here to new highs (or was that lows)....

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:18 | Link to Comment Spastica Rex
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LOL

edit: I doubt you're intended targets understand the word "apoplexy." I suggest a synonym with two or fewer syllables, if you really want a reaction.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:29 | Link to Comment economicmorphine
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Knowing this, the intent of the commenter is not be understood, but rather merely to appear intellectually superior to others.  That makes him an insecure fuckwad, sort of like yourself.  

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:34 | Link to Comment Spastica Rex
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That's awesome - you were offended, and you don't even know why.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:29 | Link to Comment prains
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everybody loves a gun nut

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 17:12 | Link to Comment The Shootist
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Yeehaaaw!!!

 

Who is downarrowing this here gun nut??

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:11 | Link to Comment sbenard
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Clearly, the number of thumbs down you received proves you wrong! Perhaps you were referring to Obama's legions of leeching lemmings. They are modern-day Esaus willing to sell their birthright of liberty for a mess of entitlement pottage. If the shoe fits...
Those willing to sell out their freedom for security deserve, and will ultimately end up with, NEITHER!

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:19 | Link to Comment Ballin D
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In my experience, old people (people who are more likely to be familiar with the term 'apoplexy', apparently an outdated term relating to strokes -wikipedia) tend to be more bigoted than the general population.  Also, get off your vocabulary high horse if you dont know the difference between your and you're.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:36 | Link to Comment Spastica Rex
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Your'e point is well taken.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:49 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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Try definition #3 from the Urban dictionary....

BTW. I think your thesis is completely asinine...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 21:35 | Link to Comment Cathartes Aura
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but Spastica, apoplexy is so onomatopoeic!

*smiles*

 

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:20 | Link to Comment john39
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the U.S. has already had Jewish presidents...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:27 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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Did it ever occur to you that you are the kind of idiot my post was tailored for?

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:33 | Link to Comment john39
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factual info, no commentary pro or con... odd that you would react as you did.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:40 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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I am pretty sure that we have had more slave owners as presidents than people that have owned a dreidel growing up that went on to becoming president...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:46 | Link to Comment john39
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so sure?  i guess it depends on what it means to be Jewish....  Check out (Israeli) Gilad Atzmon's book, "The Wondering Who"...   its not racial, as several different racial types call themselves "Jewish".  Nor is it religious, as there are many atheist Jews...    finally, the British Royal family, and much of the "royalty" throughout europe claim to descend from King David.  Interestingly, most U.S. presidents are related to the Windsors...   the point being, "Jewish" is a loaded term...  under some definitions, most U.S. presidents were Jewish.   truth is stranger than fiction.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:48 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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You are beautiful....I mean, I couldn't have had a better example of what I was talking about appear out of the aether...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:10 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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I couldn't make this shit up if I tried...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:22 | Link to Comment HD
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Don't be silly. Hillary will win in 2016 for sure!

Might just be worth it to see what happens with Bill Clinton roaming the White House with nothing to do - that's entertainment folks... Cigars for everyone!

 

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:36 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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I will be very surprised if she runs...

Bloomberg could win the nomination of *either* party if he chooses to run...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:43 | Link to Comment HD
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She keeps saying she will not run - and if there is anything a Clinton "is"...it's honest.  See you in 2016 Hilary.

 

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:50 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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She may yet, but as I said I would be surprised...

Do you think that if Bloomie wanted to go Republican that Marco Rubio could beat him?

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:21 | Link to Comment HD
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Honestly, I have no idea what the GOP will look like in 2016. Poor SOBs can't get their shit together. The more poor people, there more likely they will vote for the democrats regardless to whoever the GOP runs. After the great depression the DNC had decades long hell of a run...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:24 | Link to Comment Matt
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with the demographic shift, the Democrats would have to really screw up not to get the next presidency, regardless of who runs for either side.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:44 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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Yeah, I won't argue against the trends... Bloomie will likely run as Dem...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:23 | Link to Comment Squid Vicious
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yes! the flyover states will love a 5'4"gay jew who wants to take away their guns and big gulps!

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:47 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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They'll get over it...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:24 | Link to Comment NotApplicable
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Like anyone with any sense around here gives two fucks what flavor of puppet will usher in the Dark Ages 2.0.

Besides, if labels mattered... I'd have one!

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:37 | Link to Comment Grinder74
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He's no more Jewish than Moses was Muslim.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:50 | Link to Comment Raymond Reason
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Bloomberg is frighted, poor little guy. 

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:14 | Link to Comment sbenard
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Is Bloomberg Jewish? I care not whether he or any candidate is a Jew. I care a great deal that he's a TYRANT!

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 18:02 | Link to Comment Randall Cabot
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Are you that fucking stupid, you brainwashed, mind-controlled fucking retard-Bloomberg's a JEW SUPREMACIST!!!

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:08 | Link to Comment azzhatter
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Fuck that little fascist midget cocksucker. Please DIAF Bloomie. You harbor more criminal banksters than any other zip code in America. Fuck you little prick

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:12 | Link to Comment Ignatius
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Disarming the American people is the agenda.

 

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:28 | Link to Comment MachoMan
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Exactly...  even seemingly intelligent people (anecdotally) misuse the term "assault weapon"...  In the context, it means an assault rifle...  which is fully automatic... and has nothing to do with the semi automatic firearms demonized by the "assault" word...  in other words, we demonize the term and then move, over time, what weapons are covered by the demonized term.

In short, assault weapons are already virtually nonexistent in private hands (cost too much).  So why do you need to ban them?

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:36 | Link to Comment john39
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incremental theft of your rights...  NWO specialty.  you will see republicans fold on this issue...  enough to get some change in place...  then on to the next event.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:38 | Link to Comment fuu
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Sapir-Whorphism at it's best.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:41 | Link to Comment foxenburg
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macho man - i disagree. an assault weapon is generally a rifle intended for assault, but needn't necessarily be fully automatic. i assaulted many people using a belgian fn fal which didn't have an automatic fire option as my employers were thrifty. essentially, if you can't kill someone using two or three rounds then you need to up your game. also fully auto wears out barrels in a hurry. i think what tptb have against "assault" weapons is their large magazine capacity especially if they are taped together rambo style. for my own record, in perhaps 200 contacts in central africa in the late 70s i never used more than half a magazine (10 rounds). but most shots accounted for someone.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:26 | Link to Comment MachoMan
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I'm guessing you're not an american...  so there has been something lost in translation...  "assault weapon" is a term of art...  meaning, you cannot break it down into the common usage of its component words.  If you did, then conceivably anything could be an assault weapon if it was used to assault someone...  "these fists are assault weapons, hold my beer"

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:27 | Link to Comment Slim
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Just for completeness there is a real distinction in what is meant by assault rifle vs. a battle rifle (DMR) and out to sniper rifle.  Granted - the American public has no clue this exists nor that an M4 has a 14.5" barrel (which is not readily available to a US consumer) and a select fire/auto/burst mode (not available at all to US consumer except for pre-1986 M16 models at close to $20K).

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 18:10 | Link to Comment MachoMan
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Actually, you can get a 14.5" barrel, but you'll need to have a pinned flash hider to push out the 16", but I know what you're saying :-)  [m4gery]

PS, who wants carbine gas systems anyway?

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:24 | Link to Comment Miffed Microbio...
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God I love ZH... Some of you guys have swearing down to an art form! I need to take notes.

Miffed:-)

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:08 | Link to Comment pods
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So I guess it was a good thing the Eric "Place" Holder got out?

It would be tough for him to enforce something like this.

I am absolutely not surprised by this. Most people today think with their hearts, so this should come as little surprise to those who do not.

pods

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:49 | Link to Comment NumberNone
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Irony will be when assault weapons are confiscated from the public and at some point in the future a US Attorney General will have to smuggle in assault weapons into the US to find out where they go because only the criminals have them and are terrorizing our cities.  

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:08 | Link to Comment malikai
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Is this the same Bloomberg who'se cops shoot up entire streets to kill one bad guy?

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:14 | Link to Comment gbresnahan
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This is why I favor disarming all police.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:20 | Link to Comment Bawneee Fwank
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Check this out...

http://www.paragoulddailypress.com/articles/2012/12/15/top_story/doc50cb...

Armed task force to patrol streets Police chief says citizens could be subject to ID checks

"[Police are] going to be in SWAT gear and have AR-15s around their neck," Stovall said. "If you're out walking, we're going to stop you, ask why you're out walking, check for your ID."

Stovall said while some people may be offended by the actions of his department, they should not be.

"We're going to do it to everybody," he said. "Criminals don't like being talked to."

Gaskill backed Stovall's proposed actions during Thursday's town hall.

"They may not be doing anything but walking their dog," he said. "But they're going to have to prove it."

Stovall said task force members would not even be required to be looking for a specific suspect before stopping citizens on the street.

"Anyone that's out walking, because of the crime and the fear factor, [could be stopped]," he said.

Should an individual not produce identification, Stovall said his officers would not back down. Individuals who do not produce identification when asked could be charged with obstructing a governmental operation, according to Stovall.

"I'm hoping we don't run across [any] of that," Stovall said. "Will there be people who buck us? There may be. But we have a right to be doing what we're doing. We have a zero-tolerance. We are prepared to throw your hind-end in jail, OK? We're not going to take a lot of flack."


Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:25 | Link to Comment otto skorzeny
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scary shit-but highly illegal if you don't have just cause-plus you do not have to legally carry ID

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:50 | Link to Comment Alea Iactaest
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Does this mean I'll need ID at all times -- except when I go to vote?

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:25 | Link to Comment azzhatter
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fascist pricks. this will end well

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:29 | Link to Comment FrankDrakman
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(sigh)

I remember as a kid watching movies about both the Nazis or the Red Menace. In both cases, the most chilling moments to me were when the oh-so-polite state police asked "Papers? May we see your papers?". The idea that you had to justify who you were and where you were struck at the very heart of my childish notion of freedom.

"Oh say does that star-spangled banner yet wave, o'er the land of the free and the home of the brave?"

Well, the flag still flies, and there are lots of brave Americans, but I think on the middle part, the USA's pretty much punted.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:39 | Link to Comment pods
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I hope someone asks those fascist jackboot wearing cocksuckers if THEY have ID.

pods

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:49 | Link to Comment fuu
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"Will there be people who buck us? There may be. But we have a right to be doing what we're doing."

Liar. You are not exercising rights, you are exercising powers.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:08 | Link to Comment pods
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Good catch!  Government has zero rights, as it is a fictional creation of humans.

Of course in our up-is-down world, one would expect someone from the government confusing a right with force.

Always happens when a society implodes.

pods

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:27 | Link to Comment fuu
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The speaker is not confused, he is evil. It's just more branding for the ignorant.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:08 | Link to Comment Wakanda
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Poor Mike, unable to cope with the tides of Hurricane Sandy or the tides of history.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:16 | Link to Comment otto skorzeny
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it's alright for his and rahm's beloved homeland brethren in the Fascist State of Israel to carry  them everywhere.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:09 | Link to Comment docj
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Soon as you give-up your armed, personal protection, Bloomy. Then we can talk.

Until then? DIAF.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:10 | Link to Comment SheepDog-One
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They're desperately trying to disarm the people because they know they'll be coming for them soon.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:14 | Link to Comment BLOTTO
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Mayor Bloomberg is leading the charge to take away guns in the wake of the Newtown child murders. The pressure is on.

 

Apart from grandstanding, which Bloomberg knows how to do, this is all about deflection from the main event: the killer himself.

 

Last night, I watched network coverage, wherein, of course, the anchors were in Newtown, standing on the street, “trying to make sense of the whole thing.”

 

If they’re so interested, along with the public, in figuring out why Adam Lanza killed all those children, you would think, with their enormous resources, they would find out who Lanza’s doctor-psychiatrist was in five minutes and ask him about his patient.

 

Of course, that’s sacred ground. Patient-doctor confidentiality.

 

Except the patient is dead.

 

So much for the networks wanting to know who Adam Lanza really was. It’s all a sham. They just want to keep asking the question over and over, pretending to be in the dark about the whole thing.

And “out of respect for the victims,” the drug companies aren’t running ads anywhere near this media coverage. *** Translation: the companies don’t want to encourage the public to make the connection between meds and murder.***

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Blots: good points made by J.R.

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https://jonrappoport.wordpress.com/2012/12/15/lanza-bloomberg-obama-guns...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:22 | Link to Comment john39
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i'm sure that we would get anything but the truth from the brain butcher/psychiatrist even if such person would talk...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:50 | Link to Comment centerline
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The cops up there already know the story I am sure.  From there, it will be sanitized.  Then politicized.  Cut up for easy consumption and served to the people on a MSM silver platter in whatever sensational form gets the highest ratings.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:10 | Link to Comment indygo55
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But if they make all this illegal wouldn't Eric Holder have to go to jail? Oh, never mind.....

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:11 | Link to Comment SmoothCoolSmoke
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They sense they hve the pro-gun crowd on-the-run.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:14 | Link to Comment youngman
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They do have the Pro-Gun crowd on the run...to the nearest gun show or gun shop to buy another one...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:25 | Link to Comment john39
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true, but, thinking long term... if you pass gun control laws... you turn otherwise good people into criminals, who just so happen presented the last threat to the fascist takeover... once they are criminals, the fascist system will set out to destroy any and all who would present any opposition to what they have planned.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:03 | Link to Comment Raymond Reason
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When the Bolsheviks gained control of Russia, they immediately had a problem.  No money and no food.  Only through Wall Street and Herbert Hoover were they saved.  History will soon be repeated but there are no saviors for the American incarnation.  I think they will be overthrown. 

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:06 | Link to Comment john39
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the time to fight is now.  they are building a mechanized drone army for a reason... they don't have the numbers to control us all, but if we don't fight now, "the terminator" will become reality... but with one difference, there will be (evil) humans controlling the machines.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:52 | Link to Comment centerline
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Watch some of the DARPA videos.  Makes it look like Skynet is pretty close to becoming "self-aware" - lol.  Scary stuff.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:27 | Link to Comment Vincent Vega
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Exactly right, youngman. I was at the range on Sat., as usual. There was a 1 1/2 hour wait for a lane.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:28 | Link to Comment NotApplicable
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Which only "strengthen's the resolve" of the gun-controllers.

In other words, a win-win for the divide and conquer crowd (as usual).

Assimilation via polarization.

You're either with "us" or "them."

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:56 | Link to Comment GoinFawr
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@youngman:

Calling SWHC a buy then?

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:42 | Link to Comment fuu
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Which is too bad really since 99.9967% of all legal gun owners do not shoot people.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:11 | Link to Comment EL INDIO
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"taxable inhalable oxygen for those making over $250,000 - it's only fair act"

 

Air is not free on Mars.

Anyone who saw Total Recall knows that.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:51 | Link to Comment GoinFawr
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Hey, Mars, like the rest of the entire universe and everything in it, is private property, so suck it up. You're not some sort of interplanetary commie are you? I suppose you believe that you and yours are entitled to breathable air?

Oh, and Tylers, when stealing my lines try to get them right.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:45 | Link to Comment Grinder74
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I thought Total Recall takes place in Australia.  Oh, you mean the real Total Recall.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:11 | Link to Comment mrktwtch2
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of course what would you expecta little jew to say..lol

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:12 | Link to Comment unrulian
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+1 Azz

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:11 | Link to Comment q99x2
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He doesn't want the public to protect themselves against politicians.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:20 | Link to Comment Mad Mohel
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He only wants firearms in the hands of his cops. Who coincidentally usually pop innocent bystanders when they shoot said firearms. Arrogant facist prick.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:13 | Link to Comment notadouche
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I thought his ban on the Big Gulp was the panacea.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:14 | Link to Comment Urban Redneck
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Why don't the fascist thugs on bloombturd's taxpayer funded payroll surrender their assault weapons first?

After all the primary purpose of the 2nd Amendment was to enable the citizenry to protect themselves from the fascist State up to and including KILLING Michael Bloomberg and the NYPD if necessary.

 

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:15 | Link to Comment pragmatic hobo
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historically speaking ... has banning something ever worked as planned?

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:17 | Link to Comment Glass Seagull
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Prohibition worked incredibly well in the US...

on opposite day.

 

 

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:30 | Link to Comment NotApplicable
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Umm... they ALL have.

Now, just who's plans were you referring to?

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:16 | Link to Comment Flakmeister
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This will be good, I'm off to make popcorn and will be back shortly...

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