Just a month after the Newtown, Conn., massacre and just days after Obama signed his oath- and Constitution-violating executive orders (behind a wall of yet more defenseless tots), one of his top lieutenants admitted that Obama’s plan is about as likely to work as a sizable number of his voters.
More Americans are becoming wise to the debasement of the U.S. dollar and destruction of the economy by the ongoing quantitative easing to infinity money printing and massive deficit spending, as evidenced by the surge in the sale of physical gold and silver by the U.S. Mint in recent weeks.
Weapons are being fired all the time on television, but that happens on cop shows. Network programmers know the public will obsessively watch guns going off and bodies falling.
The push for new gun laws by the Administration of President Barack Obama and certain anti-2nd Amendment lawmakers kicked into high gear yesterday with Obama’s “do it for the kids” speech about why his Administration will make gun control a top priority.
Observing Gun Appreciation Day strikes me as a bit on the juvenile side. It’s almost as if the celebrants will be throwing an exceptionally noisy tantrum. It also undersells the importance of the central issue: making private firearm ownership a bone of contention instead of the symbol of American unity it should be.
The Administration of President Barack Obama is once again considering switching from a per-gallon gasoline tax to a pay-per-mile plan in order to increase the amount of money going into the Federal Highway Trust Fund.
Over the weekend, I had a chance to discuss with an acquaintance firearms and the current controversy surrounding them. I realized that he also falls into the “doesn’t really know much about firearms” category; he joins nearly every liberal on the planet in that ignorance.
On his regular nightly show on CNN, Piers Morgan loves to cite the figure that there were only 35 “gun mudahs” in Great Britain in 2011. He’s wrong. He loves to say there were more than 11,000 “gun mudahs” in the United States in 2011. Wrong again.
The use of human suffering to further their nefarious goals has never coincided with a perfect storm like this one: a criminal President who believes he’s above the law and the Constitution, a Democratic Party bent on subjugation of the people and an electorate willing to trade freedom for perceived security.
Occasionally, the truth comes out of Washington for all to see. But even when it does, many people still miss it. It did with the announcement that there are discussions about having the U.S. Treasury mint a $1 trillion platinum coin to deposit at the Federal Reserve to get around the national debt ceiling.