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Bloomberg Blames Guns For Massacre

Bloomberg Blames Guns For Massacre

As Democrats and Republicans tiptoe around talking policy the day of a massacre, the New York Mayor is blunt:

Buzzfeed Politics
BuzzFeed Staff
Posted Jul 20, 2012 6:22pm EDT

Here's a partial transcript from Bloomberg's office:
Reporter: Mr. Mayor, after so many mass shootings in America in the past, why does an incident like the one today still happen?

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg: Because there are too many guns and the guns are in the hands – a lot of them – of people that Federal law says shouldn’t have guns. The Federal laws, existing laws, which have been challenged in the courts and found Constitutional by the Supreme Court – existing laws say you can’t sell a gun to a minor, to a person with a criminal record, to a person with psychiatric or drug problems. And yet we continue to have at gun shows the people buying guns without background checks on they- whether or not they fit into those categories, or over the internet without background checks to see if they fit into those categories, or a very small percentage of unscrupulous gun dealers around the country who sell guns knowing full well that the people that are buying them are either buying them for somebody who wouldn’t be allowed to or in fact themselves aren’t allowed to buy guns.

Reporter: Congress used to debate gun control. Doesn’t even happen now.

Mayor: It doesn’t happen now because I think all of them have been cowed by a handful of advocates who think that the right to bear arms allows you to go out and kill people at random. That’s not overstating it very much. The bottom line is the Supreme Court has held that reasonable restrictions on guns are Constitutional under the Second Amendment, and what’s happened here is a handful of very aggressive, very activist people have gone to Congress and said, ‘If you’re rational on this we’re going to work against your reelection. If you stick with us, most people may still vote for you but for sure we will stay away from supporting your opponent.’ So they’ve used a very small threat to have a very big impact on one of the things that elected officials care about most, and that’s getting reelected.


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This guy is an idiot. Bluntly

This guy is an idiot. Bluntly put.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

Yep, that gun grew f'ing

Yep, that gun grew f'ing legs, walked in there, and started pulling it's own trigger.

Alert, description - face and upper body look like a gun on two legs. Be alert. This walking gun is capable of loading itself, cocking itself, and shooting all by itself.

RON PAUL 2012 * Restore America * Bring The Troops Home

Yep the gun laws worked...

Yep the gun laws worked... Every law abiding citizen in that theater was unarmed and completely defenseless against an armed criminal, just like Mayor Bloomberg likes it.

Couldn't of said it better!

"King" Bloomberg will get his in this life or the next...

"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is argument of tyrants. It is the creed of slaves." William Pitt in the House of Commons November 18, 1783
"I have one word for you...predator drones. Oh, you think I'm kidding?" Obombya