Skip to comments.Guns are the New ObamaCare
Posted on 02/08/2013 4:48:34 AM PST by marktwain
In May, 2009, Republican senators took the unusual step of inviting a pollster to speak to them at their weekly lunch. The pollster told them, in effect, that, if they opposed health care reform, the party would suffer large losses in 2010.
The same bogus polls are being used to push Republicans into destroying the largest remaining component of their ground game the Second Amendment community. If they resist, as we, with some difficulty, forced them to do on ObamaCare, they will take the Senate in 2014.
Guns are the new ObamaCare. In many senses.
First of all, you have to pass it to see whats in it.
In Leahys supposedly non-controversial gun trafficking bill, a person becomes a prohibited person at federal law if he is prohibited from owning a gun by a state or local government. Thus, if a state requires a license to own a gun, the federal government becomes a guarantor of gun licensure.
But guns are the new ObamaCare in another way as well.
They supposedly tell us that, not only the populace, but the hard-core Second Amendment community, support virtually all elements of Obamas anti-gun agenda. I think I know a lot about how gun owners feel about Obama, having been on hundreds of pro-gun radio programs all over the country. And they universally hate his gun agenda.
Thus, the Johnsons, Pryors, Landrieus, Begiches, Hagans, Warners, Shaheens, and Baucuses are being lured into a gun-control lite agenda which is wildly unpopular in their states and which will be the central issue on which huge numbers of their constituents vote. This gun-control lite will probably consist of universal background checks which will establish the framework for a national gun registry (as BATF increasingly goes into gun dealers in their annual inspection and copies all of the information on their 4473′s). It will also include Leahys gun trafficking/mandatory licensure language.
And all Republicans have to do to win the Senate in 2014 is .. nothing.
If they dont become complicit in the Democrats efforts to break the back of the gun lobby, they will win. If they join with Democrats and sing cum ba ya, guns will be taken off the table in 2014 and they will lose. All of Obamas agenda will become unstoppable.
Do they have the spine to even do nothing?
Time will tell.
In other news today: The Department of Homeland Security is set to purchase a further 21.6 million rounds of ammunition to add to the 1.6 billion rounds it has already obtained over the course of the last 10 months alone, figures which have stoked concerns that the federal agency is preparing for civil unrest. Add this to the 7,000 recently purchased fully-automatic weapons which DHS called “personal defense weapons” and the picture begins to take on a very chilling truth!
I was lucky to stumble across two 20-round boxes of 5.56 this morning at Wally's.
21.6 million - and I'm helping to pay for it. ):
It has to be stored somewhere - if/when the "unspeakable" event happens, certain Patriots will know where to obtain re-supply....