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

Timothy32 Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 2:25 PM
well at the time every male was obligated to form a militia if the need arised. The men were to keep the basic load for combat at there own expense. One musket and ball and one bag of powder. So now all men should have a full auto M4 with a basic load of any soldier. Since under the US 302 I believe we are all subject to being in the militia.

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...