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NRA’s Wayne LaPierre Slams Obama’s Reference to ‘Absolutism’

Earl29 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 1:39 PM
Not in the right place. But you're right, it's a lot cheaper to bury them than to guard them.
Jay Wye Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 2:52 PM
11 armed guards AND -several- Secret Security units,with HEAVY weapons like Stingers,RPGs,grenade launchers, .50 cal sniper rifles,machine guns.
Earl29 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 1:44 PM
Of course there are armed guards at the school the Obama children go to, but they're important.

President Obama’s inaugural address was arguably one of the most liberal speeches he’s ever delivered—but one line in particular drew the ire of NRA’s Wayne LaPierre:  “We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate.”

Speaking at the 56th annual Weatherby Foundation International Hunting and Conservation Award dinner in Reno, Nev., LaPierre said, “Obama wants to turn the idea of “absolutism” into another dirty word, just another word for extremism. He wants you to accept the idea of “principles” as he sees fit to define them. It’s a way of...