Skip to comments.Top donors threaten Dems: Do the right thing on guns, or no more money
Posted on 03/29/2013 9:39:32 AM PDT by Mount Athos
With red state Democratic Senators remaining skittish about embracing Obamas gun proposals, at least two top Democratic donors are stepping forward and vowing to withhold any and all future financial contributions from any Democrats who dont support the centerpiece of Obamas plan: Expanded background checks.
The move underscores the rising importance of gun control as an issue in Democratic politics and the rising frustration in some Democratic circles with elected officials who continue to regard gun politics as a third rail, at a moment that presents a real opportunity to achieve serious reform, with a policy that enjoys near universal public support.
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I was hoping we still had some sane democrats.
But I thought all democrats hated guns?
The Dems are committing political suicide and the useful idiots with money are standing as their second to cut the head off as the blade enters the belly.
They obviously didn’t learn their lesson in 1994, so I guess we’ll have to teach them again in 2014.
Empty threat. These leftist clowns will continue to support Democrats regardless. Too many other agenda issues that are on their list.
underscores the rising importance of gun control as an issue in Democratic politics
No it doesn’t:
It shows us that these people are bought and sold.
Shake the money at them and they vote any way they are told to. They are little more than Whores.
Conservatives are missing the boat here. We should be doing the same to Republicans.
Unfortunately most conservatives probably dont donate in the first place.
If North Dakota’s Democrat Senator Heidi Heitkamp supports ANY gun control bill, she’s finished.
She will never hold elected office in North Dakota again.
It sickens me to see the way Obama and the leftist scum bathe in the blood of innocent children while using the parents of the victims as nothing more than props to accomplish his political ends.
If they were serious about combating crime, including crimes where guns were used, Chicago would be the perfect experiment. Gun control is an abject failure, and the fact that Chicago ranked 90th out of 90 jurisdictions where federal firearms prosecutions were attempted. The Obama regime is more than happy to allow criminals to run rampant when they claim they need more laws, but out of over 15,000 "hits" fewer than 50 federal prosecutions were even attempted!
They will not be satisfied until they pass laws completely disarming the American public, making the public completely dependent on the government for protection, and ensuring there will never be a popular uprising.
Go ahead. Make my day.
I would hope that top GOP contributors would do the same thing to any Republican senator who would think of voting for unconstituitonal gun restrictions.
Bye Bye Democrats in Senate; take a bribe, go home. It’s kind of poetic justice.
Campaign contributions will mean nothing if said Dems get unelected.
This is why Reid did an about face and will now schedule a vote on at least an assault weapons ban (I thought they were already banned).
This is, of course, a lie.
Follow the money. The communists have all of it now thanks to the Kenyan's regime.
Who are these supposed donors? I don’t see any names. (Or is this just more posturing?)
Kenneth Lerer, a New York businessman who is chairman of Buzzfeed.com, and David Bohnett, a technology entrepreneur and philanthopist based in Los Angeles.
Michael Bloombergs pro-gun-control group, Mayors Against Illegal Guns.
Grace Tsau-Wu of Chicago, who was on Obamas national finance committee in 2012.
I like the term "Intellectual Prostitutes" (goes for both parties).
Intellectual ,ake it sound like they are smart.
Admittedly they make more money than most of us and don’t do any work, but I am not ready to say they are smart.
Certainly Conservatives donate .
We got Brown elected.
Conservatives don’t donate to RINO’s. We screwed up on Brown, He turned on us.
The man in the Oval Office-—who got NO BACKGROUND CHECK of any kind-—has his little girl panties in a wad trying to harm Americans.
Near universal my butt.
Here we have the organs of state media pretending
to be the mass of the people.
All of this is detailed in any study of communism.
Just say no, HELL NO!
This move will “purify” the Rat party of any of its last defenders on the Constitution. No limits as to how far they can go without the accompanying entanglements of that ancient document.
Obamas plan: Expanded background checks.
“...Kenneth Lerer, a New York businessman who is chairman of Buzzfeed.com...”
...David Bohnett, a technology entrepreneur and philanthropist based in Los Angeles...”
...Grace Tsau-Wu of Chicago, who was on Obamas national finance committee in 2012...”
They will all be in internment camps after the rebellion.
Sadly so might we!
Jail them. And if anyone dies as a result of their activities, execute them.
Title 18 US Code: 18 USC §ection 241 - Conspiracy against rights
If two or more persons conspire to injure, oppress, threaten, or intimidate any person in any State, Territory, Commonwealth, Possession, or District in the free exercise or enjoyment of any right or privilege secured to him by the Constitution or laws of the United States, or because of his having so exercised the same; . ... .
They shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both; and if death results from the acts committed in violation of this section or if such acts include kidnapping or an attempt to kidnap, aggravated sexual abuse or an attempt to commit aggravated sexual abuse, or an attempt to kill, they shall be fined under this title or imprisoned for any term of years or for life, or both, or may be sentenced to death.
These rich anti-Free-America a-holes have a great need for justice.