Thursday, February 24, 2011

It's a free country...

...Unless these two shitheads get their wish.

Get a load of the unintentional honesty in the following remark:
Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Mayor Michael Bloomberg endorsed a plan to increase federal penalties on states that are not enforcing background checks for prospective gun buyers.

Bolstering current laws, rather than passing new ones, is seen as the only viable political option for control advocates who have failed to capitalize on the spotlight their issue received following the deadly shooting in Tucson, Arizona by a deranged gunman who seriously injured Rep. Gabrille Giffords.
And of course the money quote:
Under the plan endorsed by Schumer and Bloomberg, states and federal authorities would be required to increase the percentage of denied gun permit applicants to the national gun database. The penalty for not reporting would be a loss of federal funding for crime prevention.
Not improve the accuracy of the metric, not make sure everybody's being checked, not keeping the database up-to-date. Just increasing the number of victims. By any mean necessary, of course, and For The Children! Because:
Bloomberg said he was optimistic the measure could pass, saying at one point "saving lives" is always "good politics."
How's that been working out for you lately, Bloomy? Schumer's long proven himself a lost cause, but most of the congressvermin who'd normally go along with this shite don't seem to find victim disarmament "saving lives" to be such good politics anymore.

H/T to Sebastian.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

it is only precieved as a "free country" until you get billed for it;
sometimes in money sometimes in your personal sacrifice..

ande those whom run things; don't pay either way..