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Is Obama Really Committed to Leading the Gun Control Charge?

anderson659 Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 11:16 PM
More children were killed in Chicago in the last three months form gang and criminal activity than anywhere else in the USA and Chicago has the very toughest gun laws. Progressives are stupid. Only progressive retards believe inanimate objects have the capacity to harm and maim all by themselves.

In the wake of Friday's ghastly events in Connecticut, many Americans -- politicians and pundits especially -- have added their voices to the "do something" chorus.  This impulse is understandable.  It's human.  Twenty-six innocent victims are dead, the majority of them precious young children.  The desire to help, to act, to fix can be overwhelming.  The president, a father of two young girls, has played the role of grief-counselor-in-chief in recent days; at times, he's barely managed to suppress his sadness and maintain his composure during public statements.  Pressure is now mounting on him to prominently champion new gun...