Rasmussen poll confirms americans fear obama gun control agenda
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July 3rd, 2009 03:07 AM
They have a 60 filibuster proof dem senate now. They can pass anything they want given the party sticks together.
"I believe that the right of the citizen to keep and bear arms must not be infringed if liberty in America is to survive." - Ronald Reagan
July 3rd, 2009 10:00 AM
That is a tired worn out analogy that in any case holds no water. By 1933 the German people had no vote. No comparison to us today.
Originally Posted by retsupt99
Fearmongering is inappropriate.
As for the comment about the Patriot Act, by a different participant here, remind me which political party rammed that one through and which one controlled the Executive branch and both houses of the legislative branch when that atrocious piece of legislation passed.
However, that is a different debate. I'm just objecting to the fearmongering.
July 3rd, 2009 10:44 AM
Good grief, Hopyard, don't take things so seriously. I was being completely facetious.
Originally Posted by Hopyard
It was a parody of Michelle O's infamous words:
BTW, I don't live in fear.
"For the first time in my life, I am proud of my country."
But I AM completely disgusted, shocked, and appalled with the direction this country is going.
And I'm not alone.
"I'm not fluent in the language of violence, but I know enough to get around in places where it's spoken."
July 3rd, 2009 11:42 AM
On firearms issues, while we cannot lay vigilance aside, I think we are a bit safer than the numbers indicate. While I don't agree with much that Harry Reid does and thinks, he has thus far been fairly good on firearms issues, IIRC; several other Democratic senators are as well. As long as we stay on top of things and keep bombarding all of our members of Congress with our communications at every attempt to abridge the Second Amendment, I have hopes that we can keep them honest on this.
Originally Posted by tangoseal
If the public are bound to yield obedience to laws to which they cannot give their approbation, they are slaves to those who make such laws and enforce them.--Samuel Adams as Candidus, Boston Gazette 20 Jan. 1772
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July 3rd, 2009 02:33 PM
Indeed you are not alone. There are 150 million Americans who are disgusted, shocked, and appalled with the direction. Problem is, no matter what direction we take, there will still be 150 million Americans who are disgusted, shocked and appalled.
Originally Posted by Patti
It is July 4th weekend. Let's show a little faith in our country, and our collective selves.
July 3rd, 2009 02:55 PM
Exactly what rights do you think were taken away? How have you personally be affected?
Originally Posted by mi2az
Can you elaborate as to what 'they' do after you are accused? Do they burn you as a witch? How many people have been accused who were not guilty? Do you have names and incidents or just unsupportabe rhetoric?
Many people fear ghosts. You do realize that the Patriot Act, without harming a single innocent person, has thwarted numerous terrorist plots. It is it not an illusion of safety, it a successful, proactive program to 'connect the dots' and stop terrorists before they kill Americans.
Yes, I am in fear. I think people will throw away their rights for the illusion of safety.
And you advocate weakening our defenses and discarding successful tools? Interesting perspective. It aligns perfectly with many liberal minds and is another example of the truth of the similarity between liberals and libertarians.
Were not done with the terrorist yet, all it takes is another major attack. Doesn't even have to be as bad as 9/11
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