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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:


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 | 3071517 Vashta Nerada
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I call for a ban on Bloomberg press conferences.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:08 | 3071525 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 | 3071553 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 | 3071561 The Juggernaut
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Molon labe, bitch!

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:18 | 3071583 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 | 3071677 r101958
Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:33 | 3071687 fuu
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Bloomberg = Traitor

See Mike, we can all play the same game.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:40 | 3071704 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 | 3071735 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 | 3071778 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 | 3071789 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 | 3071890 Lore
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Dear Mayor Bloomberg:

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


Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:20 | 3071990 A Lunatic
Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:10 | 3072292 Goy_Debt_Slave
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Israeli Mossad train in US Woods - Seeking Conflict on American Soil




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



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)




Mon, 12/17/2012 - 23:45 | 3073714 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 | 3071965 EINSILVERGUY

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 | 3072053 fuu
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He's trolling you dude.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:40 | 3072105 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 | 3072291 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 | 3072327 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 | 3072349 fuu
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It's so hard to tall.


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


Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:35 | 3072429 francis_sawyer
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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 | 3072456 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 | 3072115 Flakmeister
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Silverguy gets it....

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:38 | 3071718 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 | 3071828 Muddy1
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Operation Fast & Furious + Eric Holder = FELON

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:03 | 3071885 zerozulu
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He wants himself to be  the only killer in town.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:03 | 3072264 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 | 3071892 ejmoosa
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An excellent trilogy.  Should be required reading....

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:34 | 3072075 Abiotic Oil
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Listen to Matt Bracken talking about the shootings at 56:18


Mon, 12/17/2012 - 16:06 | 3072277 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 | 3071606 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 | 3071645 HomeBrewPrepper
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Question? Would all the Pre-banned assault weapons be grand- fathered in?

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:43 | 3071707 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 | 3072440 ATM
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who the fuck junked you?

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 17:40 | 3072710 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 | 3072732 Flakmeister
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Some people tell me he is naked too...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:46 | 3071773 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 | 3071810 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 | 3071933 Flakmeister
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How could that be if god doesn't exist?

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:20 | 3071992 Landotfree
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Does not matter.  

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:29 | 3072040 Flakmeister
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Well, it makes your last statement above a bit of problem logically speaking...

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 14:36 | 3071699 Grinder74
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Then I guess Bloomberg won't need his armed bodyguards anymore than.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:29 | 3072050 ShrNfr
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Or his concealed carry license either. Mere mortals cannot get those in NYC.

Tue, 12/18/2012 - 04:20 | 3074074 JuliaS
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No assault weapons? Darn!

Nukes it is!

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:40 | 3072107 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 | 3071703 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 | 3071803 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...


- 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 | 3071915 vast-dom
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stop with the anti-semiticism already.

Mon, 12/17/2012 - 15:12 | 3071939 Flakmeister
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And you think I was joking with my post on Bloomberg??

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