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    Saw this on a local forum. This most likely won't get MSM coverage...
    “What am I going to do?” Paradis said. “I’m going to say I’m not for gun control. I’m not fitting the president’s agenda.”
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    So judging from the story, the only people lower than politicians are the media... Think that sums that part up well.

    Thank you for posting the story about this family. Glad to see they are speaking out finally about not wanting to be politicized or lumped into a gun control debate on Sandy Hook. They sound like responsible people.
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    The media in this story are slime. I don't know how I could have handled there fake sympathy. Too bad we don't hear from this family on the major news outlets. If the media was really just looking for a story and not trying to support an agenda, like they say, this family should be at the top of their list.

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    I agree, I doubt we'll ever see this in the main stream media. It's nice to know that some people are resisting being used for political purposes.
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    This makes me feel worse about the MSM and I didn't think I could.
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    The media has always reminded of a flock of vultures sitting around waiting for something to die before pouncing on it, stories like this just reinforce that belief.
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    Don Henley wrote and sang this 30 years ago - even more true today:

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    Did you REALLY have to say 30 years ago?

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    Quote Originally Posted by msgt/ret View Post
    The media has always reminded of a flock of vultures sitting around waiting for something to die before pouncing on it, stories like this just reinforce that belief.
    I've felt that way myself the last 20 years or so Sarge. And VULTURES is the perfect word for the media.

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    Paradis isn’t a conservative Republican. He says he’s independent and has voted for Republicans and Democrats. When it comes to local politics, he’ll vote for anyone that knocks on his door and shakes his hand, he said.
    Part of the huge problem we're dealing with, in the USA: a brain-dead voting citizenry.

    While shaking a vultures hand might well be a benefit, the only real benefit is to get to know the person's true nature better. Can't get that just from willingness to come to your home and from having shaken a person's hand in greeting. Take much, much more than that. Unknown whether this guy is as blind as his comment suggests, or whether he's just suggesting it's a minor indicator of character and how personable the individual is.

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    Paradis and D’Avino said they aren’t opposed to any gun control. Instead of enacting new federal laws, Paradis said, existing federal laws should be enforced. They also didn’t support Connecticut’s new gun laws that were passed in April that widened the definition of “assault weapon.” That law has banned hundreds of guns by declaring illegal any gun with more than one military-style feature, including pistol grip, a fixed magazine of more than 10 rounds, or a collapsible stock.
    He's concerned that leveraging such crimes for political agenda is wrong. Yet he's failing to recognize that leveraging crimes for such gun control is where the rubber meets the road. He's against "agenda" based politicizing, yet he's all for infringements galore on the 2A's protections of our liberty. He has a responsibility to pull the finger out, on that one. He's missing a very crucial element, in failing to see the vultures for who they are. The goal is erasure of effective citizen power and authority by the one practical means at their disposal: the ballot box.
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