Quotes of the day

posted at 8:31 pm on February 3, 2013 by Allahpundit

Reid, who told me he has “lots of guns” that he keeps for “sentimental reasons,” said he wants to “get something done on guns” and expressed support for universal background checks. He said he’d consider other proposals such as limiting gun magazine capacity and said he’d “take a look” at the ban on assault weapons, which Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., strongly supports. Reid added that the influential NRA would not single-handedly prevent action to prevent gun violence.

“I’ve been supported by the NRA on occasion. I know Wayne LaPierre, he’s always been extremely pleasant to me. We have a good relationship. So, I am not here to demean the organization,” he said. “Just because they resist it doesn’t mean we can’t do things. I mean– we have a lotta special interest groups that come and complain about things…we’ll listen to them and make the right decision.

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As the nation continues to confront the concept of “good guys with guns” in schools, armed guards are coming in force to Newtown, Connecticut. Late Thursday the Newtown Board of Education voted to request the presence of two kinds of guards inside the town’s elementary schools. The vote, for now, only represents a request — it still needs to clear budget and logistical boundaries since the guards would come from the town’s police resources as opposed to the school board itself. But the plan “would put two eyes and ears — one armed, one unarmed — at each Newtown school,” reports Bronxville Patch’s Davis Dunavin. The guards, officially called school resource officers (SROs), were already a fixture at all Newtown schools in the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, but until this vote they were budgeted only to be a presence at middle and high Schools, according to NBC Connecticut.

From reports of the school-board meeting, concerned parents cited the Sandy Hook shootings as their reason for backing an armed-guard policy. “The only thing that stopped that guy that day was when the two Newtown police burst in the building,” one parent is quoted as saying in the Patch story. “You all know that.” Which sounds eerily familiar to the NRA’s “good guy with a gun” talking point, even though the Obama administration has backed armed guards if schools want them.

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An immigration debate is raging and a budget crisis looms in Congress, but the conservative activists gathered outside the New Hampshire Statehouse had just one thing on their minds: guns…

Many activists aren’t happy with the GOP’s sudden embrace of more lenient immigration proposals and they’re monitoring the approaching congressional deadline to avoid massive cuts to military programs. But for now at least, the debate over guns and the perceived threat of losing them tops their list.

It’s an “organic” movement with little coordination from national conservative organizations, according to Amy Kremer, chairman of the Tea Party Express. “It’s happening by itself,” she said.

***

The Rev Jesse Jackson has appealed to Barack Obama to “please come home” to Chicago and address the crisis in American urban life following the fatal shooting of a teenager less than a mile from Obama’s house in the city.

“The president’s voice is so urgently needed here,” said Jackson, arguing that Obama’s presence would help draw attention to the complexity of the economic and social problems affecting areas like Chicago that compound problems related to gun violence. “[That alone] would illuminate the condition.”…

“My greatest fear in Chicago is that we might be adjusting to it,” said Jackson. “We might be taking death for granted.”

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And you never heard about this: the Pearl, MS high school shooting was stopped by Assistant Principal Joel Myrick. In violation of federal law, he went to his truck and got his .45 semi-automatic pistol. Nor do we hear about the up to two million times a year that citizens use guns to thwart murder, rape, assault, robbery, etc. The media ignore these stories because they don’t fit their narrative…

We need a balanced study on guns – and not from the hysterical hyenas on either side of the issue. With the results, and after the emotion of a school shooting has faded and reason can prevail, perhaps we can reduce some of the bureaucracy surrounding gun ownership and dispel some of the myths. Only 323 deaths last year were caused by assault weapons; 496 Americans were killed with hammers and 650 with knives; 12,000 people died because of drunk drivers. Millions of Americans are dying from obesity-related causes; perhaps a one-week waiting period to buy a Twinkie is next? Or shall we confiscate all forks?

We really need to move slowly and within the bounds of sensibility on this issue. There are some 300 million guns in America now. And, like the 12 million illegal aliens already here, they ain’t going away.

***

On Sunday, LaPierre continued his efforts to stem momentum for new gun-control legislation in the wake of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. He contended that a universal background check would not be workable, in part because of the lack of digitized mental health records and the fact that criminals would not seek out guns in that fashion.

“It’s a fraud to call it universal. It’s never going to be universal,” he said. “The criminals aren’t going to cooperate with it, they could care less…we ought to call it the check on law-abiding citizens of this country.”

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“Even the most rabid haters of guns, people who would argue for a gun ban, have many good points on their side,” Harris began by saying. “And the gun nuts have many good points on their side.”


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Guns are a distraction at this point. Pay attention to amnesty for the illegals and to government spending.

thuja on February 3, 2013 at 8:34 PM

O/T: A very happy birthday to Omaha Conservative, if he by chance sees this. Hope so!

PatriotGal2257 on February 3, 2013 at 8:36 PM

We are all skeets now!

Electrongod on February 3, 2013 at 8:37 PM

To the “Rev” Jesse Jax-un: STFU

SouthernGent on February 3, 2013 at 8:39 PM

I don’t know, if a person has a mind to kill they’ll find a way. If they want to kill a massive amount of people and they can’t get the assault weapons to do it I guess they’ll go al Qaeda on people and drive a vehicle into a building after they’ve strapped themselves with explosive. Then we can mandate and regulate and ban anything that will explode. And then people who want to kill will find yet another way, like poisoning the food or water. Then what?

scalleywag on February 3, 2013 at 8:41 PM

The superbowl ad was over-the-top offensive. A one-sided piece of crappy propaganda. Made me want to go out and buy a gun just to spite these anti-Constitutionalists.

Happy Nomad on February 3, 2013 at 8:46 PM

‘Universal Background Checks’ – Absolutely Not
http://www.ammoland.com/2013/01/universal-background-checks-absolutely-not/#axzz2IomN3hMM

Imagine a grandfather who wants to give a family shotgun to his 12-year-old grandson having to do a background check on his grandson before giving him the shotgun.
Or, if your mother had a prowler at her home, having to do a background check on your own Mom before you could give her one of your guns for protection.
Universal background checks are background checks on EVERY transfer, sale, purchase, trade, gift, rental, and loan of a firearm between any and all individuals.

All background checks must be conducted through a federally licensed dealer. (costing hard earned cash)
It is ALREADY a crime for a federally licensed dealer to sell a gun without doing a background check – that’s all dealers, everywhere, including at retail stores, gun shows, flea markets or anywhere else.
Further, it is ALREADY a federal felony for any private person to sell, trade, give, lend, rent or transfer a gun to a person you know or should have known is not legally allowed to own, purchase or possess a firearm.
It is even a federal felony to submit false information on a background check form for the purpose of purchasing a firearm.

Even so, according to a 2012 report to the Department of Justice, more than 72,000 people were turned down on a gun purchase in 2010 because they didn’t pass the background check. Yet, only 44 of those cases were prosecuted.

If the Obama Administration currently doesn’t have the time or manpower to prosecute those who lie on background check forms, then why do they want more background checks, more paperwork and more forms? It’s backdoor gun registration.

In addition to the absurdity of having to do background checks on people you know are not criminals, would you like to pay up to $100 or more just to give your grandson a shotgun or lend a hunting rifle to your best friend or give your Mom a gun for protection?

The Obama administration’s gun ban agenda and universal background check system are unconstitutional regulatory schemes to gut the Second Amendment. These proposals which mandate the government collection of data on lawful gun buyers and sellers amount to universal gun registration and gun owner licensing.

Southern by choice22 on February 3, 2013 at 8:46 PM

Harris began by saying. “And the gun nuts have many good points on their side.”

“gun nuts”? Gee, thanks. You’re so reasonable and impartial. We prefer “Second Amendment Wackos” or “Constitution Freaks”, you slimy, America-hating douchebag.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on February 3, 2013 at 8:46 PM

The super Bowl ad is from Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns.

One of the few organizations with a higher felony rate than the NFL.

mad saint jack on February 3, 2013 at 8:48 PM

Superbowl this year is corn fritters, crawdads, po-boy oyster and shrimp sandwiches, and budwieser. baltimore to Sahvannah in a day. Sportsbar full of rednecks off of I95. ;>)

wolly4321 on February 3, 2013 at 8:51 PM

Those are some low flying skeets Obama’s shooting.

Curtiss on February 3, 2013 at 8:51 PM

QOTD already? Hmm….. I’m still a wee drunk. ;-)

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 8:52 PM

How about a voter background check?

Curtiss on February 3, 2013 at 8:55 PM

Gun legislation ain’t gonna pass, and Reid knows it. A distraction is what it is.

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 8:55 PM

that picture of Obama confirms the gun rights perspective, no matter what the clowns of the msm think.

rob verdi on February 3, 2013 at 8:56 PM

OK then, what about a hooker background check for the U.S. Senate?

Curtiss on February 3, 2013 at 8:59 PM

Hmm…….where are the usual suspects?

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 9:00 PM

Minnesota demorats have a plan in the works to ban all mags over 7 round capacity with NO grandfathering. You would have 120 days after the law takes effect to either move the mags out of state or…OR…surrender them to the state government for destruction.

O_o

Delusional, high-end delusional on a scale that can’t be measured by modern science.

Bishop on February 3, 2013 at 9:05 PM

“The president’s voice is so urgently needed here,” said Jackson, arguing that Obama’s presence would help draw attention to the complexity of the economic and social problems affecting areas like Chicago that compound problems related to gun violence. “[That alone] would illuminate the condition.” . . .

It’s a little sloppy, but if it means the President could draw attention to the problems themselves, I agree.

More:

“You cannot police poverty. You cannot police broken dreams, you cannot police aspirations,” said Jackson. “This cannot be dealt with on just a citywide level. We have drugs and guns coming in, and jobs going out. In most of the areas where these shootings are taking place, the unemployment rate is between 45% and 55%.”

Agree also with the first thought that the problems, not the symptoms, need to be addressed. If that were to happen, the violence would be gone, were every home in Chicago fortified with cannons.

All he’s doing is identifying problems, though. I suspect he would revert to what I’ve come to expect should he start in on solutions. Also, this bit:

cannot be dealt with on just a citywide level

— is the card the totalitarian wants to stand his solutions on, so . . .

Axe on February 3, 2013 at 9:07 PM

I’m still a wee drunk. ;-)

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 8:52 PM

You’re a leprechaun, Little Tommy?

Fallon on February 3, 2013 at 9:09 PM

That I be, Fallon. :-)

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 9:11 PM

San Fransisco has some catchin’ up to do…

Electrongod on February 3, 2013 at 9:13 PM

The super Bowl ad is from Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns.

One of the few organizations with a higher felony rate than the NFL.

mad saint jack on February 3, 2013 at 8:48 PM

.
OUCH … : )

listens2glenn on February 3, 2013 at 9:14 PM

We got the GC and the IR. When are they gonna bring CC up?

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 9:15 PM

Help I’m stuck at a family Super Bowl party with no way to go home. Got in a political fight with my liberal sister.

It’s been a real pleasant evening – NOT!

gophergirl on February 3, 2013 at 9:16 PM

Bammy’s Got A Gun!

M2RB: Aerosmith
.
.
Hey, wasn’t James Carville on the Superbowl committee?

It’s the utilities bill, stupid!

Resist We Much on February 3, 2013 at 9:17 PM

Minnesota demorats have a plan in the works to ban all mags over 7 round capacity with NO grandfathering. You would have 120 days after the law takes effect to either move the mags out of state or…OR…surrender them to the state government for destruction.

O_o

Delusional, high-end delusional on a scale that can’t be measured by modern science.

Bishop on February 3, 2013 at 9:05 PM

Obama is here tomorrow to grandstand. YUCK

gophergirl on February 3, 2013 at 9:17 PM

@gg Sorry to hear that. Just try and avoid political subjects. That seems to be the only way out. God bless, gg.

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 9:18 PM

It’s been a real pleasant evening – NOT!

gophergirl on February 3, 2013 at 9:16 PM

Your sister’s name isn’t Julia by chance..:)

Electrongod on February 3, 2013 at 9:19 PM

The White House dared them…

Fallon on February 3, 2013 at 9:20 PM

This should have made the QOTD post.

jawkneemusic on February 3, 2013 at 9:20 PM

“You cannot police poverty. You cannot police broken dreams, you cannot police aspirations,” said Jackson. “This cannot be dealt with on just a citywide level. We have drugs and guns coming in, and jobs going out. In most of the areas where these shootings are taking place, the unemployment rate is between 45% and 55%.”

So, everyone else has to give up their guns?

Talk about the soft bigotry of low expectations.

The rest of Illinois, the surrounding states, and, indeed, other big cities like Houston are awash in guns, but they don’t have the homicide rate.

We can look at cities in the US where CCW is allowed with those where guns have been banned. In 2011, Houston — both the city and the state of Texas have CCW laws — had the lowest crime rate in 50 years. According to FBI crimes statistics, the number of murders in Houston went from 269 in 2010 to 198 in 2011 — a 22% decrease. By contrast, Chicago, which had a gun ban, had 440 murders in 2010.

Houston’s murder rate in 2011 was 3.24 per 100,000 residents while Chicago’s was 16.33 per 100,000 residents.

Resist We Much on February 3, 2013 at 9:22 PM

Now now Eg, you were referring to RWM as what last night? I didn’t get that bit. ;-)

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 9:23 PM

That’s quite a drive wolly!

tom daschle concerned on February 3, 2013 at 9:23 PM

The White House dared them…

Fallon on February 3, 2013 at 9:20 PM

Here’s my little contribution:

Barky empathizing with the shotgun, http://t.co/HroSEna4

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on February 3, 2013 at 9:23 PM

Now now Eg, you were referring to RWM as what last night? I didn’t get that bit. ;-)

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 9:23 PM

I paid for that..

I learnt my lesson…
I have a sticky note on my monitor…
girl.

Electrongod on February 3, 2013 at 9:28 PM

Great Superbowl “big game” huh?
One thing that I thought of yesterday that made even more cheery than I usually am is this: There has been a phenomenal number of gun sales in the past two months. They, and their lovers aren’t going anywhere, anytime soon.

Also, good to see you RWM, you naughty little white supremecist. :)

arnold ziffel on February 3, 2013 at 9:29 PM

Also, good to see you RWM, you naughty little white supremecist. :)

arnold ziffel on February 3, 2013 at 9:29 PM

Nice to see you, too.

When they have NOTHING to answer after being presented with THE FACTS, all they can do is scream, “That’s RRRRRAAACCCIIISSSSSTT!”

Resist We Much on February 3, 2013 at 9:31 PM

@Eg lol

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 9:31 PM

Resist We Much on February 3, 2013 at 9:17 PM

Read this one a bit ago:

“Luddites Of The World, Unite! Stand Athwart History And Tell It To ‘Stop!’”

– So I went over into “education and jobs need to sync-up for our future” land.

But maybe the future has a bigger problem. If the only jobs available require advanced math skills, maybe the future is just going to be breaking down a lot. People might not be as smart as the world they think they want

/Just talking.

Axe on February 3, 2013 at 9:35 PM

Hmm…….Dutch Queen Beatrix abdicates in favor of her eldest son. Abdication…….rare among monarchs.

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 9:35 PM

Hmm…….where are the usual suspects?

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 9:00 PM

Well, that kind of depends on what your are perpetrating to suspect us of… o_O

SWalker on February 3, 2013 at 9:37 PM

Resist We Much on February 3, 2013 at 9:17 PM

You’re getting ridiculously good at blogging, RWM!

massrighty on February 3, 2013 at 9:37 PM

I have a sticky note on my monitor…
girl.

Electrongod on February 3, 2013 at 9:28 PM

BWAHAHAHAHAH… Now let’s see how many times you forget to read it… ;p

SWalker on February 3, 2013 at 9:39 PM

SW, watch The Usual Suspects. I be Kaiser Soze. ;-)

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 9:40 PM

So, everyone else has to give up their guns?

Resist We Much on February 3, 2013 at 9:22 PM

lol — exactly.

“Our house is on fire! — Therefore we need to eat marshmallows.”
“Our dog is sick! — Therefore we need to eat marshmallows.”
“My butt’s too big! — Therefore we need to eat marshmallows.”
“They cancelled Days of our Lives! — Therefore we need to eat marshmallows.”
“Kids are dying in Chicago! – Therefore we need to eat marshmallows.”

– Just substitute “centralize power in the federal government” for “eat marshmallows,” and you have a progressive’s whole world.

Jesse Jackson sees his TV dinner is burnt, he probably thinks it’s clear evidence he needs to eat marshmallows. :)

Axe on February 3, 2013 at 9:40 PM

I be Kaiser Soze. ;-)

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 9:40 PM

Don’t be ridicules, You can’t be Kaiser Soze cause I’m still posting… ;p

SWalker on February 3, 2013 at 9:42 PM

Your sister’s name isn’t Julia by chance..:)

Electrongod on February 3, 2013 at 9:19 PM

Now she just said there should be some “provisions” in the 1st Amendment because not everything is black and white.

I had to leave the room.

gophergirl on February 3, 2013 at 9:43 PM

BWAHAHAHAHAH… Now let’s see how many times you forget to read it… ;p

SWalker on February 3, 2013 at 9:39 PM

I have to email this to my work…

So I can duplicate the sticky note there too.. :)

Electrongod on February 3, 2013 at 9:43 PM

Hmm…….Dutch Queen Beatrix abdicates in favor of her eldest son. Abdication…….rare among monarchs.

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 9:35 PM

Abdication is not rare in the Netherlands. She is the third Queen in a row that has abdicated. What IS rare in The Netherlands is a KING and Willem-Alexander will be the first King in over a century.

Resist We Much on February 3, 2013 at 9:44 PM

Hey SW, you get lucky at finding a job as yet? You ok, dude?

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 9:44 PM

Jesse Jackson sees his TV dinner is burnt, he probably thinks it’s clear evidence he needs to eat marshmallows. :)

Axe on February 3, 2013 at 9:40 PM

Don’t be ridicules, if Jesse Jackass’s TV dinner is burnt, he knows it’s Whitey’s fault… O_O

SWalker on February 3, 2013 at 9:44 PM

Hey SW, you get lucky at finding a job as yet? You ok, dude?

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 9:44 PM

Not yet and well, that depends on how you define OK… O_O

SWalker on February 3, 2013 at 9:45 PM

Help I’m stuck at a family Super Bowl party with no way to go home. Got in a political fight with my liberal sister.

It’s been a real pleasant evening – NOT!

gophergirl on February 3, 2013 at 9:16 PM

We been there, done that. Tonight it’s just me and the mrs., football, chili, Downton Abbey and then she gets a dutch oven.

arnold ziffel on February 3, 2013 at 9:46 PM

Don’t be ridicules, if Jesse Jackass’s TV dinner is burnt, he knows it’s Whitey’s fault… O_O

SWalker on February 3, 2013 at 9:44 PM

. . . probably wouldn’t be caught dead eating an actual marshmallow either. :)

Axe on February 3, 2013 at 9:46 PM

Yep, RWM. But I was commenting generally about monarchs the world over. Not unusual for the Dutch, I know. Also, a new King. Kewl, me thinks.

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 9:48 PM

Now she just said there should be some “provisions” in the 1st Amendment because not everything is black and white.

I had to leave the room.

gophergirl on February 3, 2013 at 9:43 PM

No problem. Just tell her that there’s an actual process for her to get that – amend the Constitution.

But, she can’t just wish changes to it like some sort of unlimited, chaotic, insane Euro-style democracy with mob rule and an all-powerful central government without much separation of powers, at all.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on February 3, 2013 at 9:48 PM

Axe on February 3, 2013 at 9:35 PM

How often do you get thrown a hanging curveball that has “‘M2RB: Styx,’ Mr Roboto” written on it?

Domo arigato, Mr Roboto,
Mata ah-oo hima de
Domo arigato, Mr Roboto,
Himitsu wo shiri tai

You’re wondering who I am – machine or mannequin
With parts made in Japan, I am the modern man

Resist We Much on February 3, 2013 at 9:49 PM

I hear that the SuperBowl went dark..

Loss of power..

Or was it a recognition to Earth Day…

Electrongod on February 3, 2013 at 9:49 PM

Obama is here tomorrow to grandstand. YUCK

gophergirl on February 3, 2013 at 9:17 PM

Communist Betty McCollum will probably offer to service Bark soon after she arrives.

Bishop on February 3, 2013 at 9:49 PM

Obama is here tomorrow to grandstand. YUCK

gophergirl on February 3, 2013 at 9:17 PM

Communist Betty McCollum will probably offer to service Bark soon after she arrives.

Bishop on February 3, 2013 at 9:49 PM

Thanks Bishop, now I need to go throw up…

SWalker on February 3, 2013 at 9:52 PM

We been there, done that. Tonight it’s just me and the mrs., football, chili, Downton Abbey and then she gets a dutch oven.

arnold ziffel on February 3, 2013 at 9:46 PM

She should give you one first. :P

PatriotGal2257 on February 3, 2013 at 9:52 PM

@gg Try and make it clear that you don’t want to discuss ANY political subjects. Bring the conversation back to family gossip. Just an idea. :-)

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 9:53 PM

When they have NOTHING to answer after being presented with THE FACTS, all they can do is scream, “That’s RRRRRAAACCCIIISSSSSTT!”

Resist We Much on February 3, 2013 at 9:31 PM

No matter what you do to try and use logic and reason it doesn’t matter with a lib.
Then when libbuttslave4ever called you the number one white supremecist it really hurt me because I love you and also I strive to be the number one hater here.

arnold ziffel on February 3, 2013 at 9:53 PM

The NRA endorsed Reid over Angle in 2010. I don’t trust LaPierre much and I don’t trust David Keene at all.

bw222 on February 3, 2013 at 9:56 PM

Yep, RWM. But I was commenting generally about monarchs the world over. Not unusual for the Dutch, I know. Also, a new King. Kewl, me thinks.

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 9:48 PM

I understand. Abdication doesn’t happen in most countries, but it is almost expected in the Netherlands. It is speculated that Queen Margarethe of Denmark is going to abdicate soon in favour of her son, Frederik.

If he accedes to the thrown, Prince Charles will be the oldest person to be crowned monarch in English history and there is no guarantee that he will considering the longevity of the women in the Queen’s family. The Queen Mother lived to be over 100. It is possible that HM could outlive the Prince of Wales, which would mean that William would take the throne – something that would very much please the British people.

I think it is kewl for The Netherlands, too. His wife, Maxima, is originally from Argentina. They have 3 daughters – all young, adorable blondes. The new Crown Princess will be his daughter, Catharina-Amalia. She will become Queen one day.

Resist We Much on February 3, 2013 at 9:56 PM

Everything is on topic any more.

Schadenfreude on February 3, 2013 at 9:57 PM

“It’s a fraud to call it universal. It’s never going to be universal,” he said. “The criminals aren’t going to cooperate with it, they couldn’t care less…we ought to call it the check on law-abiding citizens of this country.”

VorDaj on February 3, 2013 at 9:58 PM

arnold, regarding the poll, I need your dem pick too. Your pub pick was hilarious by the way. SW, gg, Eg, RWM and others, chime in with your picks.

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 9:59 PM

Then when libbuttslave4ever called you the number one white supremecist it really hurt me because I love you and also I strive to be the number one hater here.

arnold ziffel on February 3, 2013 at 9:53 PM

Well, don’t let it bother you. He’d be hard pressed to find a post of mine that actually supports his “#1 White Supremacist of HA” so you can still be the #1 hater.

As I told him, government statistics are not racist and the truth is not hate speech.

Race card = Epic debate fail

Resist We Much on February 3, 2013 at 9:59 PM

OT:

Just tried to go to Breitbart(dot)com and it says:

Reported Attack Page!

This web page at http://www.breitbart(dot)com has been reported as an attack page and has been blocked based on your security preferences.

Attack pages try to install programs that steal private information, use your computer to attack others, or damage your system. Some attack pages intentionally distribute harmful software, but many are compromised without the knowledge or permission of their owners.

I use Firefox. Anybody else see this?

IrishEi on February 3, 2013 at 10:01 PM

You’re getting ridiculously good at blogging, RWM!

massrighty on February 3, 2013 at 9:37 PM

Thank you! I try. I really do. :-)

Axe on February 3, 2013 at 9:40 PM

Yep. Plus…

“There is (a) class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs and the hardships of the N3gro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs — partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays. Some of these people do not want the N3gro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs. … There is a certain class of race-problem solvers who don’t want the patient to get well, because as long as the disease holds out they have not only an easy means of making a living, but also an easy medium through which to make themselves prominent before the public.”

- Booker T Washington, 1911

Resist We Much on February 3, 2013 at 10:02 PM

Also, good to see you RWM, you naughty little white supremacist. :)

arnold ziffel on February 3, 2013 at 9:29 PM

That was the ‘laugh’ of the day, indeed. Irony screamed with indignity…the most racist leftist on HA called RWM “racist”, having lost every argument.

He considers himself ‘erudite’, the professor who made it on hue alone…what a country, indeed.

Schadenfreude on February 3, 2013 at 10:04 PM

RWM, pls. work this over/in.

Schadenfreude on February 3, 2013 at 10:04 PM

A Military Psychistrist’s Diagnosis of the Left…

Ace’s commentary link:
http://minx.cc/?post=337181

Article link:
http://www.americanthinker.com/printpage/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.americanthinker.com%2F2007%2F08%2Fcourage_cowardice_and_the_word.html

I don’t know where exactly Jesse Jackson fits in the theory…

workingclass artist on February 3, 2013 at 10:04 PM

I use Firefox. Anybody else see this?
IrishEi on February 3, 2013 at 10:01 PM

Not on Breitbart but I did see a similar message on a pro Sony website during that Anonymous attack on Sony’s Playstation Network. Could be the same cockroaches.

jawkneemusic on February 3, 2013 at 10:05 PM

Is the Breitbart site under attack? According to FB, Google & Firefox blocking the access to Breitbart.com… Hmmm.

Fallon on February 3, 2013 at 10:05 PM

Obama will have set race relations back by at least 30 years.

Schadenfreude on February 3, 2013 at 10:05 PM

Houston’s murder rate in 2011 was 3.24 per 100,000 residents while Chicago’s was 16.33 per 100,000 residents.

Resist We Much on February 3, 2013 at 9:22 PM

Another thug gets the 2A treatment:

MAGNOLIA, Texas –
A home invasion suspect was arrested at a hospital after a mother shot him during the crime at a Montgomery County home, deputies said Wednesday.

Magnolia is north of Houston. Here’s the money line: “They started talking to each other in Spanish,” said Erin.

TxAnn56 on February 3, 2013 at 10:05 PM

arnold, regarding the poll, I need your dem pick too. Your pub pick was hilarious by the way. SW, gg, Eg, RWM and others, chime in with your picks.

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 9:59 PM

I figured SF had this..
Then early on in the game….
I had my doubts..

But it looks close now…
A field goal away..

SF +6

Electrongod on February 3, 2013 at 10:06 PM

“There is (a) class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs and the hardships of the N3gro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs — partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays. Some of these people do not want the N3gro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs. … There is a certain class of race-problem solvers who don’t want the patient to get well, because as long as the disease holds out they have not only an easy means of making a living, but also an easy medium through which to make themselves prominent before the public.”

– Booker T Washington, 1911

Um, Jesse. This means YOU.

Cleombrotus on February 3, 2013 at 10:07 PM

I use Firefox. Anybody else see this?

IrishEi on February 3, 2013 at 10:01 PM

Just did. Unreal. That warning is coming through Google. Search breitbart.com on Google; you’ll see the warning there.

Axe on February 3, 2013 at 10:07 PM

@RWM Very true. Also, King Juan Carlos of Spain and King Carl-Gustaf of Sweden have made fools of themselves. They need to abdicate, but I doubt it’ll happen. King Albert 2 of Belgium is just about holding it together.

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 10:08 PM

I use Firefox. Anybody else see this?

IrishEi on February 3, 2013 at 10:01 PM

I use FF and I get this too.

Electrongod on February 3, 2013 at 10:08 PM

On breitbart.com:

What is the current listing status for http://www.breitbart.com?

Site is listed as suspicious – visiting this web site may harm your computer.

Part of this site was listed for suspicious activity 3 time(s) over the past 90 days.

What happened when Google visited this site?

Of the 3557 pages we tested on the site over the past 90 days, 20 page(s) resulted in malicious software being downloaded and installed without user consent. The last time Google visited this site was on 2013-02-03, and the last time suspicious content was found on this site was on 2013-02-03.

Malicious software is hosted on 1 domain(s), including openx.org/.

2 domain(s) appear to be functioning as intermediaries for distributing malware to visitors of this site, including googletagservices.com/, googleadservices.com/.

This site was hosted on 2 network(s) including AS15133 (EDGECAST), AS15169 (Google Internet Backbone).

Has this site acted as an intermediary resulting in further distribution of malware?

Over the past 90 days, http://www.breitbart.com did not appear to function as an intermediary for the infection of any sites.

Has this site hosted malware?

No, this site has not hosted malicious software over the past 90 days.

How did this happen?

In some cases, third parties can add malicious code to legitimate sites, which would cause us to show the warning message.

What this means is someone is running a script.

Axe on February 3, 2013 at 10:10 PM

Just went to Breitbart’s FB page…apparently this attack started about 2 hours ago. The info page on the malware warning says breitbart is not the source of the malware, so it’s a definite attack.

IrishEi on February 3, 2013 at 10:10 PM

And you never heard about this: the Pearl, MS high school shooting was stopped by Assistant Principal Joel Myrick. In violation of federal law, he went to his truck and got his .45 semi-automatic pistol. Nor do we hear about the up to two million times a year that citizens use guns to thwart murder, rape, assault, robbery, etc. The media ignore these stories because they don’t fit their narrative…

…the enemy has ink!

KOOLAID2 on February 3, 2013 at 10:11 PM

so it’s a definite attack.

IrishEi on February 3, 2013 at 10:10 PM

I concur..

Electrongod on February 3, 2013 at 10:12 PM

My OT of the night: there needs to be wall to wall noise about the soldiers not getting breakfast anymore in Astan. O has nothing but contempt for the military and despises our soldiers. He loves his power of being able to take food away from them.

There should be wall to wall outrage about this until they change it back.

Jackalope on February 3, 2013 at 10:12 PM

I use Firefox. Anybody else see this?

IrishEi on February 3, 2013 at 10:01 PM

I think they pulled this same stunt against Breitbart a year ago, too. Somehow the site gets put on the list of “attack sites” or forged sites or something and then your Firefox warns you when it checks the list. I disabled the security settings on Firefox for “block attack sites” and “block reported web forgeries” the last time this happened so I don’t get any messages.

ThePrimordialOrderedPair on February 3, 2013 at 10:13 PM

RWM, along with the communist/Texas piece, this…

Schadenfreude on February 3, 2013 at 10:13 PM

Sorry about the power outage. The Glade AirShip Kerfuffle knocked out some wires.

No harm done. I’ll try to hover a little higher.

SparkPlug on February 3, 2013 at 10:15 PM

OK then, what about a hooker background check for the U.S. Senate?

Curtiss on February 3, 2013 at 8:59 PM

…but!…but!…but Feinstein and Boxer look ‘normal’ ladies to me!

KOOLAID2 on February 3, 2013 at 10:15 PM

arnold, regarding the poll, I need your dem pick too. Your pub pick was hilarious by the way. SW, gg, Eg, RWM and others, chime in with your picks.

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 9:59 PM

Mr. tommy, who knows? Bill Clinton went from being a night show joke to using it to his advantage. Right now I think Cuomo or Christie would be major contenders.

arnold ziffel on February 3, 2013 at 10:15 PM

Eg, thats not what I meant. Lol. This is just KCB and I taking an unofficial poll. The question- Who do you think will eventually end up as the GOP and dem nominees in ’16? Not necessarily someone you like or support, but that your political instincts tell you will end up as the nominee. EVERYONE, please chime in.

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 10:16 PM

Super Bowl City Leads on Energy Efficient Forefront

http://energy.gov/articles/super-bowl-city-leads-energy-efficient-forefront

Yeah, baby! That’s energy.GOV!

Resist We Much on February 3, 2013 at 10:16 PM

Superbowl had a power outage…

“Embracing energy efficiency and renewable energy is having a profound impact on attracting developers and private industry in the New Orleans’ re-building efforts. The push to re-invent this destination city contributes to making Sunday’s game the greenest in Super Bowl history…”

http://energy.gov/articles/super-bowl-city-leads-energy-efficient-forefront#.UQ8aQwUqBSk.twitter

FORWARD!

workingclass artist on February 3, 2013 at 10:17 PM

It looks like Google put Breitbart.com on the “bad list”.

I just placed Google on the same list..

Electrongod on February 3, 2013 at 10:17 PM

@arnold Cuomo it is. Thanks.

tommy71 on February 3, 2013 at 10:17 PM

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