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

HermanBB Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 4:10 PM
To jkim Doesn't it take more courage to walk around without a gun?
jkimbrell236 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 6:01 PM
Very cute. But you still haven't answered any of my questions. I am truly curious. Why are you SO afraid of guns.
3204 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 4:43 PM
flagged for excessive stupidity by the hoplophobe herman bbbrains
scrow Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 4:42 PM
The Founding Fathers didn't think so.
Joesolis Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 4:20 PM
Better a live coward than a dead hero.
AmyDB Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 4:16 PM
no it doesn't.

Sheep walk around without guns all the time....It doesn't prove that the sheep are courageous.
All it proves is that sheep are stupid.
Ken6226 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 4:14 PM
You're still free to do that if you choose.

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...