Poll: 46% say NRA better reflects their views on guns, 43% say Obama does

posted at 10:42 am on February 7, 2013 by Allahpundit

Revealing. When you drill down to specific gun-control policies, O’s position enjoys majority — and, in the case of background checks, supermajority — support. (Which we already knew, thanks to Pew.) When you start asking people about big-picture gun control, though, you get results like this:

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If you’re a congressman from an increasingly rare purplish district who’s thinking of voting for Feinstein’s new AWB, you’ll find little reassurance in numbers like those. And if you’re a House Democrat who spent yesterday afternoon listening to Joe Biden promise that there’s a new national consensus on regulating guns, you’ll find no comfort in this:

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A majority of independents back the AWB, a ban on high-capacity magazines, and expanded background checks, yet the NRA leads Obama by double digits when they’re asked who better represents their views on guns. How come? Two reasons, I think. One: Most independents these days lean right (likely a byproduct of some conservatives having grown so disgruntled with the GOP that they’ve left the party), so if you give them a binary choice between the NRA and Obama, they’ll opt for the former — notwithstanding the left’s relentless campaign to demonize and marginalize Wayne LaPierre and crew over the past two months. Makes me wonder what indie support for an AWB would look like if Obama had kept a lower profile in all this. Maybe it would have hit 60 percent. Some gun-control fans have been worried about The One’s counterproductive “leadership” on the issue since the beginning. Two: I think some number of centrists who support particular gun-control policies don’t trust Democrats not to get greedy in the future. Gingrich made this point robustly when he appeared on Piers Morgan’s show a few weeks ago. Some independents may think banning high-capacity magazines is a good idea while also suspecting that O’s restrictionist ambitions are secretly much grander. A heavy majority of the public opposes any outright ban on guns; if you think some Democrats would like to make that happen, however incrementally, then yeah, you might well decide to support the NRA even while supporting some of the gun-control policies they oppose.

Here’s a barely coherent Tony Bennett wondering whether the world might not amass an army to smash the U.S. a la Nazi Germany if we don’t enact some serious gun control post haste. Exit question: Should a guy who once encouraged Americans to support our leader in anything he wants to do really be trafficking in Nazi analogies? Click the image to watch.

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Most LIV have no idea what obama’s views on firearms are. They’re too busy watching Honey Boo Boo.

Hard Right on February 7, 2013 at 10:45 AM

For you Allah.

Bmore on February 7, 2013 at 10:45 AM

Apparently there is a limit to cool.

Speakup on February 7, 2013 at 10:45 AM

Tony is apparently senile. He has forgotten whatever history he may once have possessed. Time to pick up a history book or two?

Bmore on February 7, 2013 at 10:46 AM

And tell us what percent of the constitution agrees with Obama again?

Don L on February 7, 2013 at 10:48 AM

Tony is apparently senile. He has forgotten whatever history he may once have possessed. Time to pick up a history book or two?

Bmore on February 7, 2013 at 10:46 AM

Nope.
When you’ve gotten to the point Tony has, there is no going back.
Containment is the only option.

Jabberwock on February 7, 2013 at 10:49 AM

And what percent of the German peoples agreed with der Furer?

Don L on February 7, 2013 at 10:50 AM

Everyone needs to read the article over on Canada Free Press by Hagman re the cyberwarriors for Obama and the coming/looming finance, economic and societal breakdown that is being planned. This is exactly what I have been thinking ever since the 2008 election. Also look at the new order of ammo for DHS???? It will not be pretty folks.

retiredeagle on February 7, 2013 at 10:50 AM

And what percent of the Islamists agreed with taking down the Trade Centers again?

Don L on February 7, 2013 at 10:51 AM

Great so the people that are essentially scared if you mention the word ‘gun’ think that since they’re scared and want to wait on the cops no one else should be able to protect themselves. Yeah, that’s really the American way. Not to mention brain dead celebs who always have armed security lecturing everyone else on what they need. It scares me that 43% trust Obama on anything. I wouldn’t trust him to not f–k up a free lunch.

gsherin on February 7, 2013 at 10:51 AM

Jabberwock on February 7, 2013 at 10:49 AM

; )

Bmore on February 7, 2013 at 10:51 AM

And what percent of the Islamists agreed with taking down the Trade Centers again?

Don L on February 7, 2013 at 10:51 AM

Enough to get it done?

Bmore on February 7, 2013 at 10:52 AM

Wait didnt Nazi germany disarm their citizens? Why do celebs continue to believe anyone really cares what they think? Why doesnt he link the presidents drone strikes to the world hating us?

ldbgcoleman on February 7, 2013 at 10:55 AM

And what percent shouted to “Give us Barabbas” and crucify Christ?

Don L on February 7, 2013 at 10:56 AM

This simply reflects the ideological split in this country . . . just more left versus right. This poor sick Republic is totally and irrevocably divided.

rplat on February 7, 2013 at 10:57 AM

Exit question: Should a guy who once encouraged Americans to support our leader in anything he wants to do really be trafficking in Nazi analogies?

Considering how around-the-bend Tony has gotten, the irony of this is completely lost on him.

Bitter Clinger on February 7, 2013 at 10:57 AM

Good. They didnt get anything passed a week after the shooting. It’s too late now

Flapjackmaka on February 7, 2013 at 10:59 AM

He is evil whether it is intentionally or not. This poll sucks.

tomas on February 7, 2013 at 11:00 AM

Allahpundit, your analysis of polls and news events are very stupid and too convoluted…

mnjg on February 7, 2013 at 11:00 AM

Shouldn’t that 43% actually be 47% ? I think it’s already been established that the ‘blind followers’ number is 47%.

xmanvietnam on February 7, 2013 at 11:01 AM

This simply reflects the ideological split in this country . . . just more left versus right. This poor sick Republic is totally and irrevocably divided.

rplat on February 7, 2013 at 10:57 AM

You missed the Civil War 1861-1865… And even in peace time there were periods when the electorate was very bitterly divided as much as it is now if not worse… Each f***ing generation thinks that it has it the worse and everything will end under their watch…

mnjg on February 7, 2013 at 11:03 AM

Thats some real twisted logic there Mr Bennett.

I think you should stick to singing, cuz historian you are not, not even an amateur!

Go back to Vegas!

Scrumpy on February 7, 2013 at 11:03 AM

Mr Bennett has Foot in Mouth disease!

Scrumpy on February 7, 2013 at 11:04 AM

I get a kick when an idiot gets his argument bass-ackwards from what really happened.

And another thing: Part of the Second was to make an invasion of the United States so costly that a potential enemy would think twice, then twice more. Can anyone picture a UN force come in here and try taking our guns? I bet they’ll be armed with those new French rifles I heard about: They drop from a soldier’s hands automatically.

Bennett should stick to crooning to octogenarians, and leave younger generations of Americans to handle the important issues.

Liam on February 7, 2013 at 11:05 AM

If more than a handful believe Jugears is right, then they must not really be as afraid of us bitter clingers as they claim. If I really thought a guy with a gun would blow my head off because of my views, I would say the words that pleased him.

I wouldn’t challenge him. But that’s just me.

platypus on February 7, 2013 at 11:06 AM

Do the supporters of Obama’s views even know what they are? And are we talking about his public views, or his real view that the Second Amendment should be repealed?

RadClown on February 7, 2013 at 11:08 AM

Bennett should stick to crooning to octogenarians, and leave younger generations of Americans to handle the important issues.

Liam on February 7, 2013 at 11:05 AM

Hey! I’m almost there and we knew better than to ask singers to do more than sing. Back in the day.

platypus on February 7, 2013 at 11:08 AM

Phrased another way:
 
43% of those surveyed don’t know the NRA’s position on guns.

rogerb on February 7, 2013 at 11:08 AM

Democrats would like to make that happen, however incrementally

…THAT!…is a guarantee!

KOOLAID2 on February 7, 2013 at 11:10 AM

More BS polls..

Let’s drill down a little on that “super-majority”.

How many think that you ought to have a “background check” to give a gun to your kid, grandkid, spouse?

Who does the “background checks”?

What is the penalty for ANY government official keeping that data? Felony, 10-20?

The devil is in the details. Over broad questions yield meaningless answers.

CrazyGene on February 7, 2013 at 11:12 AM

Democrats would like to make that happen, however incrementally
…THAT!…is a guarantee!

KOOLAID2 on February 7, 2013 at 11:10 AM

Ya ! The creep in those folks is absolutely creepy.

Jabberwock on February 7, 2013 at 11:13 AM

Hey tony

You should lay off the sauce before you go on camera…

Kuffar on February 7, 2013 at 11:14 AM

I wonder what the percentage would be in LA, ND, WV, AR, AK or any other red state with a Senatorial election in ’14.

Tater Salad on February 7, 2013 at 11:14 AM

Hey! I’m almost there and we knew better than to ask singers to do more than sing. Back in the day.

platypus on February 7, 2013 at 11:08 AM

Conservatives are never included when I want to tweak an idiot lefty’s nose. :)

Liam on February 7, 2013 at 11:14 AM

The following long post is a work in progress. I’d appreciate substantive comments. I think it’s really close to the mark, but I may not be saying things correctly. There are bright people on this blog, so maybe they can help get this thought out.

Culture War 2013 – Gun Control

This is the battle between self-reliance and dependency, with a few side issues included. On the “pro-gun” side we have people who prize “self-reliance” or have enough experience with “the system” to understand that it is a failure. On the “gun control/gun safety” side we have the dependents: the elites, the professional servants and helpless.

The Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is very clear, or at least it was when it was written. In modern English it says, “Well armed citizens, being necessary to insure a free society, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” The actual words “Well regulated” seem to be a bit different that what I just wrote, but I translated Samuel Johnson’s dictionary into modern words. Perhaps “well equipped” would be closer to the usage when the Constitution was written, but the difference is not great.

Why would anyone want “well equipped” citizens? War is a dangerous business, it should be left to experts. This is exactly the core of the argument for most people. This is “dependency” speaking. Shouldn’t you call a plumber instead of fixing that pipe yourself? Won’t the gardener do a better job of cutting the grass? Call a painter, don’t paint it yourself. And the ultimate, make sure you use a “union member” and have a bureaucrat “inspect” the work. I really like this one: “only accredited journalists” can report what is happening. Expertise, real expertise, is sometimes useful. Sometimes it’s not. When seconds count, an expert who is minutes away is useless.

Actually using weapons is scary, dangerous and could be troublesome. Isn’t it much better to depend on someone else to do that for you?

The “Rich” generally think so and will hire the best possible mercenaries to deal with “weapon related” things. The “Intellectuals” so ape the rich that they too want mercenaries, but since they can’t afford them, they want government to provide those mercenaries. The media, being intellectual, feel the same way with a big dose of “we are better than everyone else”. Little girls are used to being protected so they are sure that someone else, someone in authority, perhaps some father figure, should protect them. And the professional servants are in the “protecting” business and don’t really want to lose any income and prestige that might be there. There is also a small group of really evil people who want power and control over others.

The self-reliants want to be left alone and when push comes to shove, be able to protect themselves and their families.

Both sides talk past each other because there are intrinsic failures to understand. To the dependents the concept of taking care of your self and acting without supervision or control by a higher authority, is just incomprehensible. Their minds just skip over the whole idea. The reliants can’t imagine trusting anyone or anything to be there when needed and do what is necessary. An interesting thing happens when dependents and reliants become involved with the “criminal justice” system. Observations of the failures of that system by either group seems to push them into the reliant camp. You hear, “cops are never here when you need them” “cops are crooked” “the police don’t do anything” etc. Even when the system “works” it may fail. Even after an arrest and/or conviction, the bad guys will prey on people. From a protection point of view, the “system” is a frequent failure.

Dependent people want to be protected. Reliants want to be able to protect themselves. Dependents want to prevent crime. Reliants want to know that criminals are punished.

The power hungry want to create dependency. That’s the essence of power, that people must respond to your will.

As the power hungry and the dependents create a more and more complex society, the more fragile it becomes. Complexity breeds specialization. Specialization leads to points of failure. Criminals and terrorists, a subset of criminal, take advantage of the gaps and weak spots in the complex society to try to get what they want: wealth or destruction. The power hungry are busy using the system to give themselves more power.

Mao Tse Tung said that “Political Power comes out of the barrel of a gun”. A brilliant despot with a knack for stating the obvious very succinctly, he reinforced the Founding Father’s reason to prevent the “infringement” of the right of people to “keep” and “bear” arms. But here we are in the 21st Century with a large chunk of the political elite working very hard to do just that: “infringe on the right to keep and bear arms”. Now some of these guys are the evil psychopathic power freaks who have to control everything. And others are the fairly weak minded dependent people who can’t imagine or lack the courage to fend for themselves.

But it really doesn’t matter why, the ultimate result will be the same: the collapse of the civilization. The dependents will make life more and more regulated and more and more complicated until the system fails of it’s own inertia. Of course, before that happens and as it happens, lots of people will be miserable and have bad things happen to them. But the power hungry will prey on the dependents fears and push this until it fails.

The way out is to treat dependency as the mental disease it usually is and encourage self-reliance. The rich are incorrigible, but are not much of a problem if their desires for power are kept in check. The Intellectuals are really conformists and if they can be taught that dependency is not a good idea, they will avoid it. The same is true for the rest of society, except those like infants who are truly dependent, and that small group can be cared for.

CrazyGene on February 7, 2013 at 11:15 AM

Reminds me of the election polls analysis on hotair. Choose the part that supports your view and discard the rest. From this poll, NRA better reflects thier values by a three point margin which could well be within the margin of error. Now when it comes to policy specifics, a majority of 52% supports the Marxist.

So if they don’t “trust” Obama like you want us to believe why do they support his gun grabbing plan?
Look Allah, if you are going to post a left wing poll, at least give us an honest analysis not something to make us feel better as u guys did in the last election.

celticdefender on February 7, 2013 at 11:16 AM

And the ninety-nine percent say that the obama looks sexier firing that cap gun than Marco Rubio does shilling for Amnesty.

sartana on February 7, 2013 at 11:20 AM

Voters support 52 – 43 percent stricter nationwide gun-control laws. Attitudes on other gun-control issues are:
56 – 39 percent support for a ban on the sale of assault weapons, with voters in gun households opposing a ban 52 – 44 percent;
56 – 40 percent support for a ban on the sale of high capacity magazines holding more than 10 rounds, with voters in gun households opposed 52 – 45 percent;
46 percent say the National Rifle Association better reflects their view on guns, with 43 percent who say President Barack Obama better reflects their views.

The WH will definitely be pleased with this poll results. The president doesn’t reflect their views but they are willing to support his assault on our rights. I have given up on the electorate.

celticdefender on February 7, 2013 at 11:21 AM

CrazyGene on February 7, 2013 at 11:15 AM

I like what you wrote there!

It’s easy to understand, and you make your points clearly.

Well done!

Scrumpy on February 7, 2013 at 11:28 AM

I call bull. There was a poll shortly after Newtown that showed the NRA had a higher approval rating than the Marxist.

jawkneemusic on February 7, 2013 at 11:28 AM

This gun control thing does not happen in a vacuum. Look at the drift that has happened in the last 5-6 years[most noticeably in the last 4]. The whole thing fits together. There has been a full court press by the progs against US, the country, the USA, the Constitution. They have reached critical mass in the ruling elite which includes the press , education and hollywood. This has been in the works for a long time and they are striking now full force. I would expect no election in 2016 or maybe another sham one[more blatant than the last, just like other phoney elections in other countries]. We are witness to the greatest fraud in the history of the world and the resulting takeover of the USA.

retiredeagle on February 7, 2013 at 11:28 AM

Also in the poll, 47% of Hispanic believe Obama represent their views on gun control. The SAME PEOPLE REPUBLICANS SAYS WILL VOTE REPUBLICAN if we make them all legal citizens.

Someone needs to show this poll to Rove and his we must increase Democrat voting base, Republicans.

BroncosRock on February 7, 2013 at 11:29 AM

Pollsters ask the questions so that the polls are skewed in favour of 0 and his agenda.

I mean come on, would the pollsters ask questions that would lead to a different outcome and would the media print it?

This is all smoke and mirrors, just another demoralizing poll.

I do not read polls.

I listen to people.

Scrumpy on February 7, 2013 at 11:31 AM

I never trust polls, and this one doesn’t influence me, either. Our individual right to self defense from crime, totalitarian government, and armed foreign invaders is God-given and not by the will and whim of some presumed ‘majority’. Besides, most times liberals force their demands on us no matter how few of them there are; a single judge or even nine of them does not constitute a majority in any way.

Until the Second is properly repealed, I don’t care if 90% of the country agrees with Obama. My answer is ‘kiss off’.

Poll results like this are what happen when idiot low-talent ‘celebrities’ run around calling a politician ‘our boss and father’.

Liam on February 7, 2013 at 11:35 AM

And what percent of Americans were against entering WWII the day before Pearl Harbor?

Don L on February 7, 2013 at 11:35 AM

The Left will relentlessly erode support and move the needle in their direction day by day. The end is the same. The total lack of fullthroated attacks on the Left from the imbecilic and nonfeasant GOP assures the same end — defeat. The 2nd Amendment has 2 to 5 years left on its shelf life.

rrpjr on February 7, 2013 at 11:39 AM

Perhaps, some day the SCOTUS will decide that the 9th Amendment actually means something.

The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.

J_Crater on February 7, 2013 at 11:39 AM

Here’s a barely coherent Tony Bennett wondering whether the world might not amass an army to smash the U.S. a la Nazi Germany if we don’t enact some serious gun control post haste. Exit question: Should a guy who once encouraged Americans to support our leader in anything he wants to do really be trafficking in Nazi analogies?

”These Sarah Brady types must be educated to understand that because we have an armed citizenry, a dictatorship has not happened in America. These anti-gun fools are more dangerous to liberty than street criminals or foreign spies.”

– Theodore Haas, Dachau Survivor

So, shut up and sing, you dolt! And, after the show, learn some history.

Resist We Much on February 7, 2013 at 11:47 AM

Under the radar./Obama.

OldEnglish on February 7, 2013 at 11:50 AM

More than 90 percent of U.S. voters supported background checks for all gun buyers

How many of them understand that the proposed changes would include having to background check your own kid if you passed on a heritage .22 rifle?

Bishop on February 7, 2013 at 10:02 AM

Do people realize that this would mean that the government would have control of your personal property?

WTF is wrong with people that every freaking time a Criminal commits a heinous crime; innocent people lose some of their freedom?

How are they going to enforce “background checks for all gun buyers” without registration?

How are they going to enforce “background checks for all gun buyers” without the government controlling everyone’s property?

And do those 90% realize that registration leads to CONFISCATION?

Galt2009 on February 7, 2013 at 11:52 AM

Cut Tony some slack–he left his AR in San Francisco.

Christien on February 7, 2013 at 11:54 AM

Do people realize that the NRA opposes the government controlling our personal property?

Why are some so Schizophrenic on this subject?

Galt2009 on February 7, 2013 at 11:59 AM

43% are inexplicitly late for the unhinged Leftist rent-a-mob rally against Obama’s April 2009 summary execution of three (un-Mirandized!) Somali teens at sea.

Afterall, those targeted assault weapon shootings were clearly more “violent” than Bush’s patriotic moistening of KSM, et.al.

The 4-year(!) anniversary of Obama’s high seas shooting spree is this April. Get busy, progressives.

Rage against the Obamachine!

Terp Mole on February 7, 2013 at 12:01 PM

What the heck is he shooting at? Did someone strap the clay to a target silhouette?

Russ in OR on February 7, 2013 at 12:16 PM

And I left my comment in the wrong thread…moar coffee.

Christien on February 7, 2013 at 12:25 PM

IMO, the burn-rate of political capital on this issue right now is too high for Dems. Fortunately, many of them succumb to the pressure of polls and the DOSOMETHING! camp, so they feel they have to keep pandering. Hopefully, it will cost them a lot of capital and gain them little or nothing.

Christien on February 7, 2013 at 12:31 PM

I heard something on the radio that one politician is trying to pass a law that would make the manufacturers of guns liable!!

Unreal!

How about who make the manufacturers of knives, bats, swimming pools, prescription drugs (for those that OD from them), hammers all liable too??

It’s sickening what our country has now become!

LevinFan on February 7, 2013 at 12:37 PM

Everytime I see that pic I think, thar she blows!

Fallon on February 7, 2013 at 12:40 PM

I heard something on the radio that one politician is trying to pass a law that would make the manufacturers of guns liable!!

Unreal!

How about who make the manufacturers of knives, bats, swimming pools, prescription drugs (for those that OD from them), hammers all liable too??

It’s sickening what our country has now become!

LevinFan on February 7, 2013 at 12:37 PM

That it my state of colorado. I’m hoping cooler heads prevail. Of not then WY here I come.

jawkneemusic on February 7, 2013 at 12:40 PM

That it my state of colorado. I’m hoping cooler heads prevail. Of not then WY here I come.

jawkneemusic on February 7, 2013 at 12:40 PM

Amazing. You mean the legal pot isn’t enough to make you stay? LOL :)

Who’s the politician doing this?

I live in NH and am actually a big Broncos fan. I’m actually a Peyton Manning fan… followed him from the Colts to the Broncos.

Good to know that Peyton is a conservative: donated to Bush in 04, Fred Thompson in 08, and Romney this past year.

Elway donated to Romney and introduced him at a fundraiser.

Makes it easy to root for some good guys in sports. I may actually even stick with the Broncos after Peyton retires due to Elway.

LevinFan on February 7, 2013 at 12:57 PM

Guess Tony left his gun in San Francisco. Along with his mind.

GarandFan on February 7, 2013 at 12:58 PM

This means next to nothing. All these “majority don’t agree” polls are sweet, but are essentially one issue/trick ponies. A significant number of those same people still elected the fool. There’s still no widespread sign that those same fools are disillusioned enough to vote otherwise in the future. These are the kulaks who passively accept fate, live with their heads down, in quiet desperation.

ironked on February 7, 2013 at 12:58 PM

A majority of independents back the AWB, a ban on high-capacity magazines, and expanded background checks, yet the NRA leads Obama by double digits when they’re asked who better represents their views on guns. How come? Two reasons, I think. One: Most independents these days lean right

Do you even re-read the bullshit you post?

rayra on February 7, 2013 at 1:00 PM

IMO, the burn-rate of political capital on this issue right now is too high for Dems.
Christien on February 7, 2013 at 12:31 PM

Not in Minnesota. Two laws aimed at legal gun owners now being considered and expected to pass in democrat House and lead to mandatory jail time for non-compliance. Similar things brewing in California. Doubling down.

There won’t be a burn-rate on any issue anymore as long as media fails to tell truth and aggressively covers for Left.

rrpjr on February 7, 2013 at 1:03 PM

If you’re actually threatened by Tony Bennett’s opinion, I hope you’re all stocked up on canned goods.

He’s just being diplomatic in his old age. He’s a good guy.

Moesart on May 2, 2009 at 12:10 AM

riiiiight

GWB on February 7, 2013 at 1:08 PM

So… Baroke is Tony Bennett’s daddy too?…

RalphyBoy on February 7, 2013 at 1:17 PM

I heard something on the radio that one politician is trying to pass a law that would make the manufacturers of guns liable!!

LevinFan on February 7, 2013 at 12:37 PM

Oh goodie! Then Government motors products must also be open to such, and their union masters….

Don L on February 7, 2013 at 1:17 PM

Tony Bennett as Glenn Beck.

verbaluce on February 7, 2013 at 1:18 PM

Oh goodie! Then Government motors products must also be open to such, and their union masters….

Don L on February 7, 2013 at 1:17 PM

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Yup, and that’s when the slippery slope becomes a sliding board… with nails sticking up…
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RalphyBoy on February 7, 2013 at 1:19 PM

Oh goodie! Then Government motors products must also be open to such, and their union masters….

Don L on February 7, 2013 at 1:17 PM

I was actually being sarcastic about the cars, bats, knives manufacturers being liable… but hold the phone….

Gov’t Motors… actually the Feds and Maobama need to be held liable for all the traffic deaths caused by the ridiculous CAFE standards they force car companies to comply with. THese new cars are nothing but death traps!

LevinFan on February 7, 2013 at 1:22 PM

…notwithstanding the left’s relentless campaign to demonize and marginalize Wayne LaPierre and crew over the past two months…

I don’t see he needed any help there.
Wayne’s a lobbyist for the gun industry. And he’s paid well for it.
But plenty on the right want him to shush a bit.
Don’t forget his ‘Obama’s kids have security!!’ ad also got a shot in on ‘taxing the rich’. It ain’t the constitution that guides him so much.

verbaluce on February 7, 2013 at 1:25 PM

If you’re actually threatened by Tony Bennett’s opinion, I hope you’re all stocked up on canned goods.

He’s just being diplomatic in his old age. He’s a good guy.

Moesart on May 2, 2009 at 12:10 AM

He’s a fruitcake.

jawkneemusic on February 7, 2013 at 1:29 PM

LevinFan on February 7, 2013 at 12:57 PM

Here’s a link to all the proposed bills. Most of these Constitutional violations are coming from Denver and Aurora politicians with the exception of one from Colorado Springs. My hope is that these mini tyrants over reach and get thrown out of office next election. They even went as far as to rollout the sister of a Newtown victim to push their propaganda here in my state. So sick of this sh!t.

jawkneemusic on February 7, 2013 at 1:36 PM

This is worth watching if you haven’t seen it already. These proposed bans on ‘high capacity’ magazines should be unconstitutional under Heller vs DC. This is how dishonest these libs are. They talk about 100 round drums as a threat and how no one needs one for home protection yet they’re actually trying to ban standard capacity magazines that are shipped from the manufacturer with just about 90% of the semi-automatic guns on the market.

http://youtu.be/ZgkKKTtdkqE

jawkneemusic on February 7, 2013 at 1:40 PM

LevinFan on February 7, 2013 at 12:57 PM

Also, you should look up H.F. 241 in MN. They want to give police new powers to invade your home to make sure your firearms are locked up otherwise they must be surrendered to the state. Not to mention annual background checks at the owners expense.

jawkneemusic on February 7, 2013 at 1:45 PM

He’s just being diplomatic in his old age. He’s a good guy.

Moesart on May 2, 2009 at 12:10 AM

In what construct of “diplomacy”?

He’s a rancid idiot.

rrpjr on February 7, 2013 at 1:45 PM

rrpjr on February 7, 2013 at 1:03 PM

Sorry for not being clearer. I meant at the national level. Thanks for the MN info, and excellent point about pro-Democrat media affecting burn rate.

Christien on February 7, 2013 at 1:50 PM

Hey, what ever happened to the “Fast and Furioous” deal on document release to Congress? I’m in the small minority of voters who thinks its a bad idea for the Justice Department to supply free guns to criminal organizations and I’d like to see some oversight in Congress, instead of fruitless and stupid “control” of private citizens guns.

MTF on February 7, 2013 at 2:42 PM

43% are ignorant, too.

TX-96 on February 7, 2013 at 3:00 PM

Christien on February 7, 2013 at 1:50 PM

Thanks. Hope you’re right about the national level. Can’t say I’m that confident, though.

rrpjr on February 7, 2013 at 3:16 PM

Hey! I’m almost there and we knew better than to ask singers to do more than sing. Back in the day.

platypus on February 7, 2013 at 11:08 AM

I don’t recall anyone asking Elvis or the Big Bopper what they thought of the president’s policies on anything – or caring.

:-)

Solaratov on February 7, 2013 at 8:17 PM

verbaluce on February 7, 2013 at 1:25 PM

Don’t you have a dead child’s body to dance on someplace?

I hear there are plenty in Chicago.

Solaratov on February 7, 2013 at 8:39 PM

And do those 90% realize that registration leads to CONFISCATION?

Galt2009 on February 7, 2013 at 11:52 AM

Also, you should look up H.F. 241 in MN. They want to give police new powers to invade your home to make sure your firearms are locked up otherwise they must be surrendered to the state. Not to mention annual background checks at the owners expense.

jawkneemusic on February 7, 2013 at 1:45 PM

The MN house hearings are pathetic. Check out the link from the 02/06/13 morning session. All they are interested is ramming this through ala BambiCare. I told my dad I would leave the state if this passes. I am not turning in or regristrating my guns. I love MN and the outdoor opportunities but I just getting fed up.

The gentleman speaking is a law professor at a local law school.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=1blSrn3MGNY#t=7550s
(sorry, I don’t know how to do the cool link name thing like you all do)

VikingGoneWild on February 7, 2013 at 9:45 PM