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Is Obama Really Committed to Leading the Gun Control Charge?

Rodney47 Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 9:35 AM
Do not allow this marxist to lull you into a false sense of security. He has no desire to fight the 2nd ammendment the American way, through discussion and perhaps the implementation of laws (however near-sighted). His plan is to allow the U.N.s global gun ban treaty to be the catalyst for his total power grab. In his mind, just the mention of having U.N. "peace keepers" on American soil to disarm the American people will send us all into shock and we will all lay down, curl up in the fetal position and capitulate to his tyranny. What makes him believe that the people who have fought for others freedom throughout history are going to roll over and become his subjects is beyond me.

In the wake of Friday's ghastly events in Connecticut, many Americans -- politicians and pundits especially -- have added their voices to the "do something" chorus.  This impulse is understandable.  It's human.  Twenty-six innocent victims are dead, the majority of them precious young children.  The desire to help, to act, to fix can be overwhelming.  The president, a father of two young girls, has played the role of grief-counselor-in-chief in recent days; at times, he's barely managed to suppress his sadness and maintain his composure during public statements.  Pressure is now mounting on him to prominently champion new gun...