Monday, April 22, 2013

Anti-Anti-Gun Rant -- Absolutely Nothing About The Bakken -- How About Enforcing The Laws We Have On The Books?

The following "letter to the editor" is currently making the internet rounds. I have removed the last few lines from the letter and added comments in brackets [].
Dear Editor:
I know and appreciate Sen. Tim Johnson’s position on guns and the Second Amendment. I would ask him to ask the progressive liberals he is in contact with who are anti-gun and anti-second amendment why is it the progressive liberals acquire guns, then kill [movie-goers] and children in schools? Why are no conservative NRA members involved in mass shootings?

Ft Hood Shooter: Registered Democrat and Muslim. [gun-free zone; guns restricted to law enforcement and activity duty military with need to carry.]

Columbine Shooters: Too young to vote … both families were Registered Democrats and progressive liberals. [Columbine: gun-free zone.]

Virginia Tech shooter: Wrote hate mail to President Bush and to his staff. Registered Democrat. [Virgina Tech: gun-free zone.]

Colorado theater shooter: Registered Democrat, staff worker on the Obama campaign, occupy wall street participant .. progressive liberal. [Colorado theater: gun-free zone.]

Connecticut school shooter: Registered Democrat. Hated Christians. [Connecticut shooter: gun-free zone.]

[Trade Towers: no guns involved on 9/11; devout Muslims.]

[Boston Marathon bombings: no guns involved on Boylston Street; at least one devout Muslim whose own family was scared.]

SOURCE: Custer County Chronicle, 02 06 13 Page 5A. No links. Easily found through google.
I don't have a dog in this fight, and I don't know the answer. But I do know what I posted earlier: But this pretty much says it all: weapons prosecutions decline to lowest level in a decade, and topping the list: Chicago. Apparently even the Senate knows that.

And this is why I love blogging. Had I not blogged, I never would searched for this, nor would I have found this particular article: "Islam, Terror, and Political Correctness." 

One can add Islamist Umar Farouk Abdulmuttalab to the list above.
President Obama’s initial description of the young Nigerian Muslim who attempted to bring down an airliner over Detroit on Christmas Day (“an isolated extremist”) also prompted charges from conservatives that his administration fails to recognize the link between Islamic radicalism and terrorism.
According to a variety of media reports, the Nigerian, Umar Farouk Abdulmuttalab, was fitted with his explosives-laden underwear in Yemen and was in contact there with Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S.-born radical cleric and al Qaeda recruiter who also corresponded by email with Maj. Hasan before the Fort Hood shooting spree.
The aircraft in which Umar Farouk Abdulmuttalab was also designated a gun-free zone

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