“President Obama is leading this country to financial ruin...Nobody knows if or when the fiscal collapse will come, but if the country is broke, there likely won’t be enough money to pay for police protection. And the American people know it.”— NRA chief Wayne LaPierre in his "Stand and Fight" op-ed in the Daily Caller.
It's a conspiracy, and anything that proves otherwise is part of the conspiracy!
Political scare tactics are the most disgusting. They have brought us nothing but terrible things.
Wayne LaPierre knows something that the Public doesn't know...and he is assume the Public know it! Maybe, the NRA membership know what he is talking about, but I'm for sure that the public don't! My instinct communicate that all the gov't "Gun Control" and "Banning Assault Weapons" gyrations will end up with "soft legislation on the "gun/rifle issues" and thats all. However, I do say that Wayne has a point concerning Hollywood Action Movies and Television cop shows are highly influencial to the public. Lets not forget about those "kill video games" out on the market! Geez! I saw what the young kids are playing on their computers, morbid video games in my opinion...the parents should "wise up" and pay attention to what their kids are doing on their personal computers. The Hollywood industry can say whatever about their "Action Movies". To me, their movies aren't just "Movies" I say, very influencial to the "young" minds of today.
Conspicuously, it is the GOP's obstinate refusal to raise taxes on the highest earners and corporations that has led to the fiscal shortfall. Blaming Obama is laughable.
Dr. Peter Venkman: This city is headed for a disaster of biblical proportions.
Mayor: What do you mean, "biblical"?
Dr Ray Stantz: What he means is Old Testament, Mr. Mayor, real wrath of God type stuff.
Dr. Peter Venkman: Exactly.
Dr Ray Stantz: Fire and brimstone coming down from the skies! Rivers and seas boiling!
Dr. Egon Spengler: Forty years of darkness! Earthquakes, volcanoes...
Winston Zeddemore: The dead rising from the grave!
Dr. Peter Venkman: Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together... mass hysteria!
Mayor: All right, all right! I get the point!
Looks like LaPierre can't comprehend the difference between 'past' and 'future'.
The economic collapse already happened. In 2008.
Wrong prez, though...
LaPierre makes a million dollars a year to scare people into buying guns, which he does with gusto. He's not crazy, just completely without ethics or morality.
As I asked a friend at lunch, when did the Republicans become such a bunch of fraidy-cats? This is not the Republican party in which I grew up.
“President Obama is leading this country to financial ruin...Jesus help us. Build bunkers and cover yourselves with hot butter. Nobody knows if or when the fiscal collapse will come, but I'd quit buying food and buy more weapons and ammo if I was you. If the country is broke, there likely won’t be enough money to pay for police protection, so everyone will have to be a vigilante and resort to cannibalism. And the American people know it.”
— NRA chief Wayne LaPierre in his "Stand and Fight" op-ed in the Daily Caller.
I used to think America went crazy after JFK was murdered but it was just as crazy when Lincoln was murdered. Did you know the John Wilkes Booth & Jessie James both belonged to the Knights of the Golden Circle? Pro slavery secret society. Oh, and there's never been a conspiracy in the history of the United States. The gun nuts have won.
You can know people for years who seem logical and bring up gun regulation and they start saying stupid things that make no sense. They always jump to "Ther gonna tek er gunz !".
Shorter LaPierre: "Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid. Go Buy More Guns Since You're Afraid. Anyone Who Says Otherwise Is Out To Get You Or Has Been Duped. Go Buy More Guns Now Before It's Too Late."
And this is the jackarse we've allowed to take over the conversation on gun control and criminal justice? LaPierre sounds like another delusional right-wing blogger with his conspiratorial mumblings and exhortations to Stand and Fight. Someone more loony than
I can't imagine a database used to cross-reference gun buyers with mental patients wouldn't have LaPierre in the first ten records or so.
"Nobody knows if or when" "but if" "there likely"
"And the American people know it"
Why does anyone take this guy seriously?
He should stick to not knowing shit about the 2nd amendment. No need for him to show a broader ignorance.
This guy knows as much about federal government finance as Paul Ryan -- jack-squat. Someone let me know when the bleating from these idiots ends.
@luismariolemusr lo tienes q tomar de quien viene. El q lo dijo es un líder de la NRA, ósea más republicano extremista no se puede jaja
Oh no! We won't be able to afford the police services if the Federal Government is broke! Because the Federal Government pays for Police Services! Right?
What horse s*** is this?
Doesn't that disqualify him from owning a gun?
@sacredh Wow, sacredh, You're comment disappeared and then came back. What is the source of this bunker mentality? It's like a bad horror movie that never ends.
I disagree. I would call John Wilkes Booth and his team to be a conspiracy. Now, if we're going to talk about conspiracies by the government to control the people or take over the country or something like that, that's another story
Someone more loony than LaPierre is going to take that call seriously and start looking at the NRA's enemies list for possible targets.
Actually, LaPieere's actions are far less explained by "Right Wing paranoid idiot" than they are by "I make profits when the gun manufacturers sell more guns".
@MrObvious I think he's proud of his ignorance, he flaunts it so.
@Diecash1 Don't hold your breath. It will never end.
@manoloambas pues la de Obama parece politica republicana, contradictorio de los dos lados, por que hasta ellos la critican. A ver q pasa ja
@forgottenlord There's that reading comprehension problem again.
@53_3 As far as I can tell, there's an almost inverse proportionality at work there.
That would require a politician to vote for a law that forever bars himself from ever owning a gun. Worse - a few hundred politicians
Yeah, the 'I am dumb as shit and proud of it' badge is on proud display. It's like paulejb in MMR - he took it as an badge of honor that he was called stupid. These people just don't get it. Even the most conscious flat earther village idiots strive to better themselves.
@luismariolemusr esq Obama lo que quiere es q la gente se de cuenta q el tiene políticas bipartidistas, pero creo q si están en pedos jaja
Alright, where's my reading comprehension problem?
Maybe the GOP shouldn't harp on the mental illness hurdle to gun ownership so much.
@grape_crush As long as mainstream news organizations like Time give them a platform for doing so. Charles Pierce calls it Idiot America.
@MrObvious A sound working hypothesis.
Welcome to America, where professional paranoids can turn a pretty profit from hate and fear mongering.
Let me guess:
Something starting with "Anonymous" and ending with "Coward", right?
I accept he didn't say the words "the federal government pays for police". What he did say, though, was:
"if the country is broke, there likely won’t be enough money to pay for police protection."
Now, the only rational interpretation of "if the country is broke" is "if the federal government is broke". If he'd meant, say, the dollar starts bleeding value, he would've used the phrase "if our currency is worthless" - the keywords being "currency" and "worthless", and if he's said something like that, your argument wouldn't be the dumbest thing I'd ever heard you claim. So the cause is the federal government is broke - regardless of why it's broke, that's the situation it's in. He then says that the effect would be a lack of funds to pay for police services. So the federal government having no money means the police services can't be paid for.
Oh, sure, there could be a variety of federal subsidies for municipalities that would disappear resulting in them having to figure out how to trim their budgets which *may* result in them having to trim or eliminate their police forces, but I have a hard time believing that he would just leave that connection without explicitly saying that connection. Sure, he may have meant the FBI but he could've just said that. He didn't do that. He left it as a direct link of cause and effect. In other words, he effectively wrote that the federal government pays for police.
I've never had a high opinion of you, Groenhagen. Unlike Rusty and Freeper and Paulie, I've always thought you were actually a genuinely stupid person. So when I say that this is the dumbest thing I've ever read from you, I want you to understand that you had an incredibly low bar to meet.