Schumer, McCain agree: Gun control’s coming back before the end of the year

posted at 6:41 pm on April 25, 2013 by Allahpundit

I can’t embed the clip but you can watch it here starting at around 42:00. The Daily Caller has the key quotes.

A challenge: Sketch out the process for me by which Democrats, with precious red-state seats in the balance, decide it’d be a good idea to try to choke down another vote on guns even closer to the midterm elections.

“I think we will bring the bill back before the end of the year… lots of Senators who thought it was safe to vote against it [April 17] because of the intensity [of gun-rights supporters] are not so sure any more,” Schumer told reporters at an April breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor.

“I do agree with Chuck that I think the issue will come back,” said Sen. John McCain, who supported an amendment to expand background checks during an April 17 vote…

“I think we’re at a turning point… I think the numbers are getting a little more intense,” [Schumer] claimed.

In a recent tour of conservative areas of New York state, “I heard from people who said ‘Keep at it,’ and I never heard from those folks before.”

Fast-forward to December. Mark Pryor’s trailing his Republican opponent by five points in early polling. Liberals are disappointed in him for his vote on Toomey/Manchin in April, but they’ve swallowed hard and decided to go out and vote for him purely in the interest of preserving a Democratic majority in the Senate. Suddenly Harry Reid declares that he’s got a new bill on background checks in the works, this one slightly watered down from the Toomey bill, and he’s going to force a new Senate vote on that. How excited are you to take that vote if you’re Mark Pryor or Mary Landrieu or Mark Begich? If you vote yes, your opponent jumps up and down and says that the left’s gun-control constituency has finally coopted you. If you vote no, liberals are angry because they’ve now been shafted twice on gun votes and might finally decide that your sorry behind isn’t worth trying to save after all. Even Scarborough, for all his nails-on-the-chalkboard sanctimony today, used to say things like this when he had to face voters rather than an MSNBC audience:

Scarborough told the NRA that his personal definition of an “assault weapon” was “anything the government would deny the people from protecting themselves against the government” and “anything the government would fear the people could use to protect their rights.”

Pols don’t “evolve” on this subject overnight the way they do on gay marriage. Realistically, there are two ways the calculus could shift to make pro-gun Dems change their minds. One is if Bloomberg’s group and other anti-gun orgs went all in to punish them, but there’s a major risk in doing that. National Journal explains:

Even running ads thanking the red state Democrats who voted for background checks, such as Louisiana’s Sen. Mary Landrieu, could hurt their reelection chances more than help in conservative states. Landrieu emphasized her vote was actually one to strengthen Second Amendment rights.

Some analysts think that going after Pryor from the left on gun control could actually work to his political advantage in a general election.

“Pryor could be so lucky to have people attacking him on [gun control],” Arkansas Democratic strategist and Talk Business columnist Michael Cook said before news of the Bloomberg group broke. “In some ways, that’s the best news for him, so he can say, ‘Look, I’m getting heat for standing up for your right to own guns.’”

Backfire. The other way, as gruesome and horrifying as the thought is, is for another terrible shooting to happen and serve as a rallying point for anti-gun forces. They seized the opportunity presented by Newtown to push all sorts of legislation that wouldn’t have done a thing to stop Adam Lanza, they’ll seize the next one too. They’re already thinking about it. But whether the next mass shooting would get the sort of singular media coverage that Newtown got or whether it would be swallowed up by other news is completely unknown. Gun-control fans need the public focused, and focus may be hard to come by later. How many sweet-ass game-changing propaganda posters can the dude responsible for the Obama “Hope” image be expected to churn out, realistically?

Actually, there’s one other way for this to come back on the radar with a chance of change. If something went very well for Obama over the next 18 months to alter the midterm calculus generally, putting Republicans on defense rather than offense, then you might see a few fencesitters look to curry favor with Democratic-trending voters by caving on background checks. For example, if the economy took off and O’s approval rating soared, with the 2014 electorate suddenly predicted to be bluer than you’d expect under a second-term liberal president, Pryor might reconsider and throw lefties a bone by voting yes on a very watered-down background checks bill. Given the way things are trending with ObamaCare, though, how likely do you suppose it is that summer 2014 will be a good time for O?


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Way to violate your oath of office again guise.

Are there any walls left in America?

tom daschle concerned on April 25, 2013 at 6:42 PM

Can’t wait. #facepalm

Sir Loin on April 25, 2013 at 6:43 PM

Amnesty, Gun control, skyrocketing healthcare, taxes and debt…….

so when’s the insistence that Barry accept an appointment for a lifetime term as Imperial President come into play so he can rescue us from the pending catastrophe, as only he can……by the summer of 2014?

We. Are. Doomed.

hawkeye54 on April 25, 2013 at 6:47 PM

The Gorelick Wall is still firmly entrenched…

catmman on April 25, 2013 at 6:48 PM

Can’t wait. #facepalm

Well, I say, when it comes to our firearms….it’s gonna come down to the point of use ‘em or lose ‘em. All too soon.

I gotta buy more ammo.

hawkeye54 on April 25, 2013 at 6:48 PM

McCain and Schumer sitting in a tree
K-I-S-S-I-N-G

Those two are infringing on my liberties.

onlineanalyst on April 25, 2013 at 6:49 PM

There are a lot of “I think”s there. I don’t think the majority of the pols will want to dredge this up again.

rickv404 on April 25, 2013 at 6:50 PM

2014 is going to be epic…ObamaCare kicking in and all…all he was worried about was his re-election. Too bad for them, the Dems in Congess didn’t consider that…if they had, they would have pushed it off until 2016.

ladyingray on April 25, 2013 at 6:50 PM

“I think we’re at a turning point… I think the numbers are getting a little more intense,” [Schumer] claimed.

The only thing getting more intense is the vacant look in your eyes, you ignorant retard.

Nothing like driving yet more millions of Americans to the gun store to stock up when you keep talking like this, on the heels of the Boston attack no less. Liberals are brain dead.

Bishop on April 25, 2013 at 6:51 PM

McCain and Schumer sitting in a tree
K-I-S-S-I-N-G

Those two are infringing on my liberties.

Only Juan’s doing the kissing, while Chuckie’s got his back to him an bent over.

hawkeye54 on April 25, 2013 at 6:53 PM

Why doesnt he just change parties? This is ridiculous.

Valkyriepundit on April 25, 2013 at 6:54 PM

Looking at Gun Genie online, the manufacturers of just about every iteration of AR-15 are still either on backorder status or allocated, all those new gun owners and those that want to purchase those guns should be able to keep the heat on any congress person looking to erode their rights. I hope!

fourdeucer on April 25, 2013 at 6:55 PM

They’re probably just going to wait for some shooting to occur that they can effectively politicize. Now they’ll have a bill ready to go that would have done nothing to prevent it.

supernova on April 25, 2013 at 6:57 PM

The NRA should have another 500,000 members by then.

Socratease on April 25, 2013 at 6:57 PM

In a recent tour of conservative areas of New York state, “I heard from people who said ‘Keep at it,’ and I never heard from those folks before.”

Yeah right, where was that, some dude’s house 5 miles outside of Manhattan?

Even if this was true, New York is about as liked out here in flyover land as the black plague; don’t expect conservatives to suddenly support this crap simple because New Yorkers support it. In fact that could be the kiss of death.

Bishop on April 25, 2013 at 6:57 PM

Talk about obsessive-compulsive…

You may be back, but we remain.

You
Are
NOT
Stealing
Our
Guns

Got it?

Liam on April 25, 2013 at 6:58 PM

Why doesnt he just change parties? This is ridiculous.

Why? Because he’d be just an old cantankerous senator, among many, from AZ whose ramblings few in the media would necessarily pay attention because he wouldn’t be unique.

That he is a RINO straying from his own party’s roots, and often insulting its members, to support dem policy and legislation makes him most newsworthy and self-important.

hawkeye54 on April 25, 2013 at 6:59 PM

In a recent tour of conservative areas of New York state, “I heard from people who said ‘Keep at it,’ and I never heard from those folks before.”

the schmuck did not hear the rest of the sentence “keep at it you dumbass, POS liar”.

VegasRick on April 25, 2013 at 6:59 PM

A challenge: Sketch out the process for me by which Democrats, with precious red-state seats in the balance, decide it’d be a good idea to try to choke down another vote on guns even closer to the midterm elections.

OK: After the ruling class imposes amnesty. Post amnesty they’ll have another vote on gun-control, much stricter gun-control than just failed, only after amnesty the it new gun-control will probably pass.

FloatingRock on April 25, 2013 at 7:00 PM

OK: After the ruling class imposes amnesty. Post amnesty they’ll have another vote on gun-control, much stricter gun-control than just failed, only after amnesty the it new gun-control will probably pass.

FloatingRock on April 25, 2013 at 7:00 PM

Good thinking. Ram amnesty down our throats and then come after our guns. What could possibly go wrong?

VegasRick on April 25, 2013 at 7:03 PM

“…they’ll seize the next one too.”

They will not stop until they have our guns…

… or are forced out of power.

That’s the reality we are facing…

Seven Percent Solution on April 25, 2013 at 7:03 PM

In Nazi occupied Holland when they were forced to turn in their radios, the smart ones turned in their “only radio”. Go and prepare likewise.

txhsmom on April 25, 2013 at 7:04 PM

Schumer obviously is upset he didn’t get his desired result. So he needs to keep talking big.

But how much is now bluff and bluster?

If there is a historical lesson to be learned, it’s, “Never piss off the American people.”

Liam on April 25, 2013 at 7:06 PM

Chuck U Schumer is smoking weed…….again.

GarandFan on April 25, 2013 at 7:06 PM

A challenge: Sketch out the process for me by which Democrats, with precious red-state seats in the balance, decide it’d be a good idea to try to choke down another vote on guns even closer to the midterm elections.

Easy – they make sure there’s another Sandy Hook event first.

Midas on April 25, 2013 at 7:07 PM

Bet they’ll get the votes…

At gun point, if necessary.

coldwarrior on April 25, 2013 at 7:09 PM

Bet they’ll get the votes…

At gun point, if necessary.

coldwarrior on April 25, 2013 at 7:09 PM

Then let’s see them enforce it.

Liam on April 25, 2013 at 7:10 PM

Good thinking. Ram amnesty down our throats and then come after our guns. What could possibly go wrong?

VegasRick on April 25, 2013 at 7:03 PM

They don’t have to start knocking down doors and confiscating guns right immediately, but after they impose amnesty it’s just a matter of time before the newly transformed electorate full of Hispanic socialists will support strict gun-control. Post-amnesty our crooked legislators will have a new perspective on gun-control.

FloatingRock on April 25, 2013 at 7:11 PM

After they impose amnesty the ruling class will feel emboldened; new horizons of authoritarian state power will be open to them.

FloatingRock on April 25, 2013 at 7:12 PM

McCain and Schumer sitting in a tree
K-I-S-S-I-N-G
onlineanalyst on April 25, 2013 at 6:49 PM

Oh no! Does Lindsay know? I thought he and Johnny were going steady?

Jomama on April 25, 2013 at 7:12 PM

Why do I feel we are all sitting around on the evening of the 24th of October 1917?

Dawn is approaching.

Soon.

Soon.

Не бойся, мой сын, он будет лучше завтра.

coldwarrior on April 25, 2013 at 7:13 PM

Oh yeah boys? And so is your hair.

waterytart on April 25, 2013 at 7:13 PM

I’ll say this about the gun debate, it brings out the intelligence factor of the politicians along with the common sense endorsement.

mixplix on April 25, 2013 at 7:14 PM

If I said what I really think about McCain and Schumer, I would be banned for a lifetime even though it does not involve anyone doing anything to either of them.

I positively despise both of them.

Resist We Much on April 25, 2013 at 7:14 PM

Democrats going to the meat grinder in the next election. They are out of touch. They don’t realized that there are more people owning guns than 10 years ago.

Over 166 millions guns sold between 1998-2013. That figure is probably 200 million. That’s a lot of new gun ownership. That’s a lot of new NRA member. That’s a lot of people assimilated by the hive mind.

http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/cjis/nics/reports/1998_2013_state_program_to_date_purpose_ids-033113.pdf

http://washingtonexaminer.com/five-sad-pictures-from-todays-anti-nra-march/article/2528129

jdun on April 25, 2013 at 7:14 PM

“I do agree with Chuck that I think the issue will come back,” said Sen. John McCain, who supported an amendment to expand background checks during an April 17 vote…

I hope so, I hope they keep pushing for more gun control throughout the entire election season.

Rode Werk on April 25, 2013 at 7:15 PM

This is all sour grapes posturing by over-inflated egos. WILL Reid bring the matter up again this Congressional term? Without him, Schumer and McCain are talking with paper a$$holes.

Liam on April 25, 2013 at 7:15 PM

Oh yeah boys? And so is your hair.

waterytart on April 25, 2013 at 7:13 PM

Ouch…

…but, I do have one caveat for you: Plugs Biden.

Resist We Much on April 25, 2013 at 7:16 PM

I positively despise both of them.

Resist We Much on April 25, 2013 at 7:14 PM

+1000

Liam on April 25, 2013 at 7:16 PM

The propaganda poster linked in the article is funny as well–it has the foregrip and distinctive front sight of an AR-15, but the magazine of an AK-47. Not only that, but the barrel itself seems awful skinny, and the muzzle brake looks like it’s off a WWII anti-aircraft gun.

Once again, attempting to legislate something they don’t understand.

Mohonri on April 25, 2013 at 7:16 PM

Oh no! Does Lindsay know? I thought he and Johnny were going steady?

Jomama on April 25, 2013 at 7:12 PM

Sure Graham knows, the Gang of Ocho is actually an orgy!

FloatingRock on April 25, 2013 at 7:16 PM

I wish that the Founding Fathers had written into the Constitution:

Than anyone authoring or voting for these laws be required to be the first one through the door in trying to enforce the laws they passed.

LegendHasIt on April 25, 2013 at 7:17 PM

Schumer is full of it as far as NYS conservatives are concerned.

NYSafeResolutions

Connie on April 25, 2013 at 7:18 PM

How dumb ARE these people ? The further we get from Newtown, the less interest the general public will have in gun control. If it won’t pass now, it sure as hell isn’t going to pass in 6 months. That’s just simple logic 101.

That John McCain is throwing down with the anti-reality likes of Chuck Schumer is ridiculous.

deadrody on April 25, 2013 at 7:18 PM

FloatingRock on April 25, 2013 at 7:16 PM

Gang of Oucho.

Our pain. Their gain.

coldwarrior on April 25, 2013 at 7:19 PM

You’re just waiting for the perfect stack of little white bodies to stand on.

rogerb on April 25, 2013 at 7:19 PM

Firearm and ammunition manufacturer’s will rejoice. Talk like this only drives up the demand for both.

I just wish I could find some ammo.

tommer74 on April 25, 2013 at 7:20 PM

Three things politicians think:

“It doesn’t matter”

“I don’t care”

“I know better”

The LAST thing Democrats are going to want to talk about, going into an election cycle, is gun control.

Schumer and McCain are posturing, whoring for press.

Liam on April 25, 2013 at 7:22 PM

Just wait till next election. Yeah OK how has that wait to next election thing been working out? Get a clue people.

bgibbs1000 on April 25, 2013 at 7:24 PM

I just wish I could find some ammo.

tommer74 on April 25, 2013 at 7:20 PM

Yep. The gun grabbers keep flaping their lips and more and more people are buying guns and ammo.

VegasRick on April 25, 2013 at 7:25 PM

SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED

(… Mother *$&^@$KR ! )

TX-96 on April 25, 2013 at 7:25 PM

A giant head was found today floating in the Hudson River in NY.
A first, many thought it was Schumer.
-
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/25/hudson-head/2113675/

diogenes on April 25, 2013 at 7:28 PM

SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED

(… Mother *$&^@$KR ! )

TX-96 on April 25, 2013 at 7:25 PM

I sometimes think these douchebags won’t “get it” until they really try and do it. And by “get it” I mean understand it.

VegasRick on April 25, 2013 at 7:29 PM

Three things politicians think:

“It doesn’t matter”

“I don’t care”

“I know better”

The LAST thing Democrats are going to want to talk about, going into an election cycle, is gun control.

Schumer and McCain are posturing, whoring for press.

Liam on April 25, 2013 at 7:22 PM

They already lost the Senate. They know it. There have too many negatives. What amaze me is that they are not looking toward the future.

They don’t understand the first generation of Modern Combat Video Gamers came to age. They are voting for gun rights. The big wave haven’t come yet when it do it will be over for the Democrats on gun control.

jdun on April 25, 2013 at 7:30 PM

Is there any basis to recall McCain.. feeling dumb.. don’t even know if it is possible. But maybe it would divert his attention from destroying the Constitution and America…

unaffiliated on April 25, 2013 at 7:31 PM

Well, as long as they wait until next year…

The supply chain is just starting to catch up to demand. Since the anti-gun defeat, things have started to normalize. Ammo and primers are still hard to find in some places, but dealers are getting stcck back.

MidwayUSA had PMags (gen 2s but still) today in stock for just over $12. Some other online retailers are also getting stock back. The stock they have is selling out relatively quickly, but just the fact they have stock is a good sign. Two shops here in town even have ARs in stock and some other hot platforms.

Prices for the weapons is still high, but the prices in ammo are starting to normalize, magazines as well.

I don’t know about this though. The Dems have to know this is a nonstarter politically. The fly in the ointment is the Republicans. Will the Dems be able to pressure some squishes?

catmman on April 25, 2013 at 7:32 PM

OK, I am ready to agree to all the proposed increases in background checks and Assault Weapons bans and confiscation of said arms that the liberals and RINOs think are necessary. Of course that agreement comes with a very precise requirement.

Any new gun control measures passed must contain an amendment that requires the following, with NO EXCEPTIONS: all confiscations of arms under any new gun control measures passed by the Senate and House MUST be carried out, in person, by no less than two of the politicians that voted FOR passage of said law. Also required is that the designated politicians must be accompanied by no less than two liberal civilians that supported the legislation. This group shall, under this amendment, be the ONLY persons allowed to be present in the “confiscation” party.

Require them to “walk the walk”.

I will then await their visit with great expectations…

Yoop on April 25, 2013 at 7:32 PM

A giant head was found today floating in the Hudson River in NY.
A first, many thought it was Schumer.
-
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/04/25/hudson-head/2113675/

diogenes on April 25, 2013 at 7:28 PM

One of my favorite jokes of alltime has a punchline of “Third wish?…… Oh, I don’t know…..how about a little head.”

VegasRick on April 25, 2013 at 7:32 PM

The incredible azzhole of the land, McCain, went to OfA sheeple to thank them on behalf of gun control and amnesty.

What an incontinent swine he has become.

His father and grandpa cry from the graves, in shame.

Shame on the people of AZ for keeping this coot in office.

Schadenfreude on April 25, 2013 at 7:37 PM

catmman on April 25, 2013 at 7:32 PM

I’m seeing much better prices showing up on 7.62×39, but 223, 9mm and 22lr (the others that I’m interested in) haven’t really started to drop much where I’ve been looking anyway.

Midas on April 25, 2013 at 7:38 PM

Actually, there’s one other way for this to come back on the radar with a chance of change
You forgot what gun controllers are waiting for this year.. More props

drivingtheview on April 25, 2013 at 7:43 PM

Isn’t there a Governor in Arizona that needs to have a check sent to her political war chest along with a request to very publicly- I mean in the Statehouse in front of all assembled members- rebuke a certain Senator?

M240H on April 25, 2013 at 7:48 PM

They already lost the Senate. They know it. There have too many negatives. What amaze me is that they are not looking toward the future.

They don’t understand the first generation of Modern Combat Video Gamers came to age. They are voting for gun rights. The big wave haven’t come yet when it do it will be over for the Democrats on gun control.

jdun on April 25, 2013 at 7:30 PM

I really want them to try it again this year, the sooner the better.

They’re nagging crybabies at this point, the only difference from the past is that it’s more obvious.

I want them to try again.

Liam on April 25, 2013 at 7:58 PM

I was having a transmission fixed in a Ford product and i aksed one or two questions and had the expert mechanic telling me more than any normal human needs to know about slush boxes.

Finally I asked if any transmissions were better than others or gave more value or etc.

He thought for sometime and finally said that US boxes seem to break slightly more often, the Japanese cars were good as were most German but when they broke they cost more… or it seems..(his voice trailed off)..still deep in thought he grinned a little and said “Of course a few years back, I did consider naming my new baby Chrysler but my wife wouldn’t hear of it.”

If I manufactured assault weapons or ammo, I would be naming kids, Chuck, Barack, Hillary….

IlikedAUH2O on April 25, 2013 at 8:08 PM

Is there any basis to recall McCain.. feeling dumb.. don’t even know if it is possible. But maybe it would divert his attention from destroying the Constitution and America…

unaffiliated on April 25, 2013 at 7:31 PM

Johnny is too vindictive – he’d probably ignore the recall – and do everything to screw the voters. He’s a contemptible little bast@rd.

Hill60 on April 25, 2013 at 8:09 PM

Johnny is too vindictive – he’d probably ignore the recall – and do everything to screw the voters. He’s a contemptible little bast@rd.

Hill60 on April 25, 2013 at 8:09 PM

A year before his retirement, or that far out if it looks like he’ll be primaried out of the running, he’ll do a Specter and switch Parties. He’s that vindictive, as you say.

Liam on April 25, 2013 at 8:14 PM

VegasRick on April 25, 2013 at 7:32 PM

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:-)

diogenes on April 25, 2013 at 8:18 PM

Schumer, McCain agree: Gun control’s coming back before the end of the yea

Calm down, people…they are NOT going to try to take away your guns!!! Evah!!!!

/s

Dr. ZhivBlago on April 25, 2013 at 8:25 PM

Dick Dastardly and trusty dog Muttley…

d1carter on April 25, 2013 at 8:25 PM

Calm down, people…they are NOT going to try to take away your guns!!! Evah!!!!

/s

Dr. ZhivBlago on April 25, 2013 at 8:25 PM

They are going to try again, but it won’t be this Congressional term unless they have another non-Muslim disaster to exploit like they did Sandy Hook Elementary. This is no more than posturing right now, sour grapes and hunger to get some press.

Whatever they do, my final answer is, “No!”

End of story.

Liam on April 25, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Sure Graham knows, the Gang of Ocho is actually an orgy!

FloatingRock on April 25, 2013 at 7:16 PM

Gag. Ugh. Gonna vomit.

I walked right into that one, didn’t I?

Jomama on April 25, 2013 at 8:31 PM

They are going to try again, but it won’t be this Congressional term unless they have another non-Muslim disaster to exploit like they did Sandy Hook Elementary.

Liam on April 25, 2013 at 8:31 PM

They will, even if they have to cause one.

Look, these are the people behind Fast & Furious. The same people who leapt onto the pile of bodies in every mass shooting in order to push their meaningless agenda (meaningless in terms of actually doing anything to stop the problem).

They are already directly responsible for hundreds of gun deaths. No reason to think they’ll stop at another few dozen if that’s what it takes to time things correctly for another try.

Midas on April 25, 2013 at 8:51 PM

EVIL Progressives NEVER give up.

They’ve been at this destruction of the Individual rights thingy for over 100 years.

Now why wouldn’t they keep trying???

PappyD61 on April 25, 2013 at 8:55 PM

A challenge: Sketch out the process for me by which Democrats, with precious red-state seats in the balance, decide it’d be a good idea to try to choke down another vote on guns even closer to the midterm elections.

the house passes a gun control bill, with some GOP votes. The Senate feels pressure to pass one of their own.

It is afterall what is going on as we speak. Pelosi and the House are gearing up for their own Gun control bill.

unseen on April 25, 2013 at 8:59 PM

They’ve been at this destruction of the Individual rights thingy for over 100 years.

Now why wouldn’t they keep trying???

PappyD61 on April 25, 2013 at 8:55 PM

esp since they are winning. Hell Obama and the DHS just took the 4th amendment away from 4 million+ people last week and nobody said a word.

unseen on April 25, 2013 at 9:00 PM

so the moral of the story is vote dem and lose your guns. Pretty simple. this goes for those dems in red states. You think Pyor won’t switch a day after his election when he has 6 years to bury the vote?

Look at McCain he has 4 years left before election time and he is pushing amnesty and gun control. When we get to 2015 McCain will pretend once again to be for the 2nd aqnd a fence along the border.

unseen on April 25, 2013 at 9:08 PM

I would just like to say thanks again, Arizona voters. @ssholes all of them.

totherightofthem on April 25, 2013 at 9:34 PM

Given the choice between liberty and Mccain dying in a sweltering cramped tiger cage, I’m picking the tiger cage every single time.

tom daschle concerned on April 25, 2013 at 9:47 PM

I didn’t vote for mccain, jackwad. What State do YOU live in? Let me know, I want to move to Conservative nirvana. Which of the 50 is that?

wolly4321 on April 25, 2013 at 9:47 PM

Whenever I think about McCain, I am suddenly not so annoyed by President Obama. It would be worse to have the GOP Pres doe the exact same BS.

Wow, I just realized how non-RINO I sound. Should I take this back or something?

thuja on April 25, 2013 at 9:47 PM

May their mistresses give them the clap.

CurtZHP on April 25, 2013 at 9:59 PM

Glenn Beck destroyed Jeff Flake on amnesty today. Flake blew off every word of it. He’s no better. It’s a runaway gubmint. They don’t listen. I’ve called and called.

I’ll just keep buying ammo when I find it.

wolly4321 on April 25, 2013 at 10:03 PM

There isn’t really much to be afraid of.

Closer to midterms.
Much longer after Newtown.
All the momentum gone.

They’re not getting anywhere near as close next time as they did this time unless we have another mass murder of even more children by a crazy red-stater. The initial push is always the strongest, and they botched it in glorious fashion. So we should welcome gun control legislation. It won’t pass, and it’ll make Democrats look even worse at a crucial time in The One’s presidency.

Unless enough Democrats already think he’s a lame duck that the Congressional side of the party is okay with just throwing stuff at the wall to see if anything sticks.

mintycrys on April 25, 2013 at 10:08 PM

Doesn’t matter what they do.
Over the past 50 years, millions have taken the Oath to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution….and we meant it.
These ba star ds didn’t mean it.
We are prepared; strategy, tactics, and logistics.
Molon Labe
III/0317

dirtengineer on April 25, 2013 at 10:36 PM

They don’t have to start knocking down doors and confiscating guns right immediately, but after they impose amnesty it’s just a matter of time before the newly transformed electorate full of Hispanic socialists will support strict gun-control. Post-amnesty our crooked legislators will have a new perspective on gun-control.

FloatingRock on April 25, 2013 at 7:11 PM

And in the end, they will achieve their dream. A multicultural, cosmopolitan United States that looks like Mexico.

Including drug cartels shooting up everything, gang rapes, corrupt law enforcement arming the gangs, and ordinary people terrified to even move for fear of being slain by the gangs, the government, or both.

They will then, of course, blame us.

What comes after that, I leave to your imagination. Hint; it will probably look like Bill Ayers’ idea of a wet dream.

Or a cross between Somalia and Beirut about two decades ago, which amounts to the same thing.

We must acknowledge at some point that we face a domestic enemy that wishes to destroy us, partly in a quest for their version of Utopia, but mostly because they are obsessed with destruction for its own sake.

And they are in Washington. Specifically in the Democratic Party, helped along by their enablers, aka RINOs.

They are the equivalent of a two-year-old who smashes his own toys, and everyone else’s, to force Mommy and Daddy to buy him new toys. Which he will then smash, to get even more, even newer toys.

What the two-year-old needs isn’t more indulgence in his tantrums and demands. He needs a good, sound, spanking.

clear ether

eon

eon on April 25, 2013 at 11:34 PM