Thursday, 26 February 2009
|0721 - The most anti-gun president ever, part 2|
Remember when the Community Organizer in Chief denied wanting to do anything to add further gun regulations? His Attorney General, the extremely anti-gun Eric Holder, contradicted him yesterday:
“As President Obama indicated during the campaign, there are just a few gun-related changes that we would like to make, and among them would be to re-institute the ban on the sale of assault weapons,” Mr. Holder said. “I think that will have a positive impact in Mexico, at a minimum.”
Evidently, they don't remember what happened in 1994 after they rammed through the ugly gun ban. That cost them control of Congress. They apparently believe that they can get away with it this time. Those of us who believe the Second Amendment means what it says - that the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed - need to let them know otherwise, both before it happens and, should it come to pass, at the ballot box afterwards.
current mood: pissed off
Well, I suppose becoming a communist nation could be counted as 'Change'!
Jay, you ignorant splut.
No, seriously... :-)
I'm that odd liberal who's a Second Amendment absolutist -- it comes from the Heinleinian libertarian influence, probably -- and even I think it will be interesting to see how Holder clashes with the recent SCOTUS decision.
What I think will be *really* interesting, though, will be to see whether the traditional anti-anti-gun folks, the Republicans and other conservatives, have the balls to say "it's not *about* sporting and hunting. It's about why the Second Amendment was written in the first place: to keep the government from thinking it has absolute power"
Cause that's basically what Heller said.
I don't think they'll do it. What do you think?
And, on another front: is there any Hercules documentation for people who *aren't* already mainframe gurus? :-)