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Democratic Platform Calls for More Gun Control, Omits Awkward Reference to “What Works in Chicago”

JasonCharleston Wrote: Sep 07, 2012 5:16 PM
Bubba, Obama is from Chicago right? The ammo was bought at twice the price it should have been from an Obama donor. I don't even need to look it up. He's a Chicago politician. His motivates are obvious, short term and myopic.
Bubbalou Wrote: Sep 07, 2012 5:39 PM
I don't have the details of the purchase. However, government contracting is subject to oversight and review, and if you think there is a problem, feel free to report this to the waste, fraud and abuse hotline.

While many were focused on the controversy of initially omitting God and Jerusalem in the Democratic platform, language that affirms the Obama administration’s ‘death by a thousand cuts’ strategy for the Second Amendment went largely unnoticed. This year’s platform relating to the Second Amendment reads:

We recognize that the individual right to bear arms is an important part of the American tradition, and we will preserve Americans’ Second Amendment right to own and use firearms. We believe that the right to own firearms is subject to reasonable regulation. We understand the terrible consequences of gun violence;...