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Rep. Louie Gohmert: I Wish to God that the Principal Would Have Had an M4

AmyDB Wrote: Dec 16, 2012 11:25 PM
XJ said... I don't know if you're just playing games with the semantics of this, but I never knew any police officer that didn't think it was their job to protect people from harm. Where I'm from, we expect the police to do that -- any cop that said "Police do not protect the individual" would be dismissed from the Force immediately. _____________ I was LEO sodbrain. As one I just might know what I'm talking about. We don't cruise the streets generally looking for hazardous threats to the individual. LEO presence may act as a minor deterrent to crime if they are present. LEO look for evidence of crime, They don't see it happen they can't stop it.

Many people are insisting we all sit down and have a thoughtful, calm reflection on the Second Amendment after the Connecticut massacre. Others, particularly on the Left, are more forthright and are demanding more gun control. If we are to engage in the former, however, I want to share some of the arguments Rep. Louie Gohmert made today on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace.

The segment with Gohmert began with footage of Eric Holder saying we need to discuss who we are as a nation, talk about the freedom and rights we have, and how they can...