GOP 3-D gun ban gives early Christmas to Obama, Democrats
Once again the GOP betrays the US Constitution and the American people! Not only is our fight with the Progressive Democratic Party, the Communist, the Globalists (NWO), Islam and general haters of America. You can add the GOP to that list as well. As a matter of fact for some time now the GOP has been going down the dark road of betrayal. The GOP no longer upholds the Constitution to any measurable degree, not to mention the many backroom deals that are made in favor of monetary and self-elevating gratification. Party loyalty must be abandoned in favor of loyalty to the US Constitution as it always should have been. Americans must think for themselves, we must turn away from those who have turned their back on the American people and the US Constitution, as we see with the GOP. On every level from Federal to the local level, we must be heard loud and clear! We want a government that our Constitution guarantees and that is not what we have with the GOP or Democrat parties! Basically both parties are the same, progressive, corrupt and in many cases criminal.
The House Republican leadership with its Dec. 3 vote to extend the ban on “undetectable” guns proved again it excels at political cowardice and betrayal of conservatives.
Do not bother looking for the roll call of the yeas and nays on the vote, the GOP leaders, working with Democrats, suspended the rules and passed the measure with a voice vote—with maybe 15 actual congressmen on the House floor.
In another profile in cowardice, Republicans put up Rep. J. Howard Coble (R.-N.C) to sponsor the bill, H.R. 3626. The 82-year-old congressman announced his retirement a month ago, so let’s just say he took one for the team, so one of his comrades, who will actually face the voters in 2014, would not have to defend the bill.
How ironic is it that a bill titled “To Extend the Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988,” passed the House in a method that makes its supporters undetectable? And sponsored by a straw member of Congress?
Republicans wanted to dodge threatened Democratic attack ads that would have tagged supporters of plastic guns as supporters of terrorists looking to hijack planes with guns that avoid metal detectors.
But, what they did was so much bigger and dangerous than any attack ads.
First, by passing a restriction of gun rights—in this case the constitutional right to make your own firearm—the House has presented the Democratic-controlled Senate a bill it can now mate with its own bill restricting gun rights. Once it passes its own bill, the Senate can then go to a conference with the House to fashion a bill far more extension than the simple ban on plastic, printed guns. In conference, the bill can be completely re-written and that bill is then sent back to each chamber for final passage before sent to President Barack Obama.
What will the House GOP do when it is presented with a bill with expanded background checks, bans on pistol grips and scopes on military-style long guns and, heck, a ban on military-style long guns?
Having already gone on the record against the plastic guns as the tool of terrorists, how then can Republicans vote against the new bill, which in the eyes of the public is still just a bill keeping invisible guns out of the hands of Al Qaeda? It would be a heavy lift. Too heavy for the GOP, most of whose leaders think the gun rights community is a bunch nut jobs they have to tolerate to keep their jobs.
When Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was in the House and White House, he preached that winning brings more winning, so the Republicans have done the Democrats another favor. They have broken the Democrats losing streak and given them the change-of-the-subject they desperately needed as the scandal of the ObamaCare rollout had been dominating the headlines.
The great gun control battle ax Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D.-Calif.) signaled that “guns” was going to be the next diversion with an op-ed in the San Jose Mercury. Followed by Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., talking up Obama’s executive actions against gun owners and the firearms industry.
Gauging the speed with which the GOP brought up and passed the plastic gun ban, it makes sense that the new filibuster-shy Senate will have their part of the bargain ready to go soon. Then, the Republicans will have given Obama an early Christmas when he gets to sign a bill restricting gun rights on the anniversary of the Newtown spree-shooting.
CREDIT TO: Neil W. McCabe / Canada Free Press / Divine Freedom
- House Approves 10-Year Extension Of Plastic Gun Ban (patdollard.com)
- House Extends Plastic Gun Ban Without Roll Call Vote (breitbart.com)
- Faced with a Collapse of America’s Health System, Schumer Pushes … More Gun Control – House Vote Today 12/2 (dailypaul.com)
- House passes 10-year ban on plastic guns (sfgate.com)