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

Quix Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 9:53 PM
If you cannot predict future events with your theory--you don't have a theory--you have flappdoodle. Again--what leftist predicted where we would be today economically (NOT IS-LM or AD-AS) but a person (in government) who predicted our current state... Who? When? The scientific method is NOT vulnerable if the scientist is practicing science. If you have a theory--it is replicated by another lab--if it works to predict you have something. If it does not... you don't. Its that simple and why Physicist don't have half the trouble with controversy as climatolgists, evolutionists, economists, or political scientists.

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...