Fri Jan 18, 2013, 08:32 PM
PoliticalPizza (54 posts)
Keep yapping, NRA! When Republicans talk, Democrats have their best successes...
When a commentator suggested that if you give the NRA enough rope,
they will hang themselves...the NRA took great offense because they
said "if you are going to talk about us like that, than say we keep shooting
ourselves in the foot instead."
If that be the case, then since the Sandy Hook shooting, they have fired
enough rounds of diatribe at the media to now be mistaken for an army
of peg-leg warriors.
Regardless of the impassioned speeches from victims' families, intellectual
arguments by gun control activists and common sense proposals offered
by the Vice-President's Task Force, that has resulted in Joe Biden becoming
the Dem's best version of Joe the Plumber...
...nothing has moved public opinion
on this issue more, than the NRA shooting their thoughts from the hip faster
than when Oswald fired off three shots at JFK from the 6th floor of the School
As many as 92% of people now support universal background checks, a ban
on high capacity magazine clips and government sponsored research on the
relationship between guns and violence.
On Monday, Joseph Hall a 10 year old boy was found guilty of second degree
murder for deliberately shooting his neo-Nazi Dad in the head with his father's
Also this week, Bryan Oliver a 16 year old California boy will be charged as an
adult and face two counts of premeditated murder
These are Poster Children for the argument that our gun culture and far too often
our disingenuous positions on gun control, harm our children in ways that even go
beyond the tragedy at Sandy Hook.
Current gun laws that have been either lobbied for or written by the NRA with
loopholes larger than the widest circle around a picture of a full body target at the shooting range, can no longer be defended as an appropriate status quo...
an argument that had fallen on deaf ears, until the NRA started to talk and not
In fact, lately the Republicans voicing their opinions on a variety of issues beyond
gun control has been responsible for the Democrats best political success...
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