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Obama: I Will Use Every Power of My Office to Push Gun Control

ColdDeadHand Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 1:37 PM
"We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force." - Ayn Rand
helioquois Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 1:59 PM
Yes, we have achieved the ultimate inversion, and with zero accountability. The Benghazi report is out and cites "systematic" failures (instead of using the more appropriate word: "systemic"), as if the numerous failures can be solely attributed to process and procedural deficiencies enacted by bureaucrats just following the rules.

You go far enough in an organization, there is always one person with the responsibility, and we lack the discernment and fortitude to identify them and ask for their resignation, followed by appropriate prosecution, if warranted.

President Obama just wrapped up his press conference with Vice President Joe Biden announcing a new gun control task force. Obama said although "no law will prevent every senseless act," the country cannot sit back and do nothing in the wake of the tragedy in Sandy Hook last week. The President said he will be taking gun control proposals collected by Biden until January. In the new Congress, he vowed to use all the powers of his office to put chosen proposals into place. Obama said he needed the help of Congress on this issue, but rumors in Washington point...