The Last Of The Millenniums

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The Fifth Column


The Huffington Post

Wayne LaPierre, chief executive of the National Rifle Association, on Tuesday delivered a strange and strident rebuttal to President Barack Obama’s inaugural address, accusing the president of reducing the U.S. Constitution to “a blank slate for anyone’s graffitti” and lavishly praising a Supreme Court justice who famously ruled to limit gun rights.

Speaking at the annual Weatherby International Hunting and Conservation Awards in Reno, Nev., LaPierre zeroed in on a line in Obama’s inaugural address, delivered Monday, in which the president said “we cannot afford to mistake absolutism for principle.” The line was a subtle reference to the gun control debate, and the tendency of gun rights activists to interpret the Second Amendment as giving carte blanche rights to buy and carry any type of firearm anywhere.

“Absolutes do exist, it’s the basis of all civilization,” said LaPierre. “Without those absolutes, Democracy decays into nothing more…

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  1. Reblogged this on American Liberal Times and commented:
    I always love to read “The Last Of The Milleniums” and especially when the topics are as timely and critically important to the future of America and to the understanding of complex issues as this one seems to me to be.

  2. I can not begging to say how disturbing this. I served and did my part to protect these rights for all people of this Nation.
    Look to other Countries, Mexico is a good starting point. Strict gun laws. How is it working there? A defenseless civilian population, Crime and Murder at staggering rate. I can go on but the point is the same!
    This is not “dumb” its CRIMINAL!

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