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House Speaker John Boehner (RINO) Want to Keep 40 Million Americans From Buying Guns

Reacting to the shooting at Fort Hood on Wednesday, House Speaker John Boehner reiterated a popular NRA talking point: "There’s no question that those with mental health issues should be prevented from owning weapons or being able to purchase weapons." Those suffering the same diagnosed illnesses as the shooter — depression and anxiety — might be surprised by Boehner's willingness to take away their Second Amendment rights.

Ivan Lopez, the alleged shooter, was being evaluated for post-traumatic stress disorder at the base, where he was stationed and lived with his wife. According to CNN, Lopez "was undergoing a variety of treatments for conditions including depression, anxiety and sleep disturbances," according to Army Secretary John McHugh. Lopez "was prescribed drugs that included Ambien" and "was fully examined last month by a psychiatrist."


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must be feeling pretty good about getting re-selected.

I live in the bastards district...#8, Butler County in the Peoples Republik of Ohio.

John has three challengers (all of whom we have heard from here on the DP) And this district is extremely pro gun. Extremely.

Could be that he is drunk...he usually is.

This Same B.J. (That's JB backwards)

Remember when he screwed us over at the RNC?


The more they get away with, the more embolden they become.

Because: Some animals are more equal than other animals. -Animal Farm- What the? > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MTIwY3_-ks
Strike The Root: There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.

Something's wrong here....

The guy was only in Iraq for 4 months and never saw combat, at least according to a radio news brief I heard.

If he was mentally unstable, it was probably before joining.

"In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot."--Mark Twain

Or after they started

loading him up on psyche drugs.


Also it makes you wonder

what drugging took place starting in Basic Training with all the shots etc... and up till present.


Kind of ironic when the

Kind of ironic when the "depression and anxiety" is coming from the very institution they serve. Of course the idea will be to get everyone who has ever been on these types of medications.

"I know you boys like em sloppy". The Lunch Lady

Yes, of course ...

... the enemies of liberty will use Ft. Hood 2 (or anything else) to justify their violent desires.

Speaker Boehner sees

no connection to SSRI's.

None of these "mad men" killed anyone until AFTER they began taking meds. Connection? How dumb are these people?

Ban Prozac not guns!

More sadly still is the

More sadly still is the continued prescribing of Selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors . In my opinion, SSRI related drug dispensation is the root cause of ever repetitive killings/suicide. Cure the Post-traumatic stress disorder, eliminate the deadly side affect. Although I am not a school educated medical degree wielding person, I will suggest this: prescribe medical cannabis instead, and take a first step to stop this anecdotal proliferation of sorrow, pain and death from SSRI use.

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Medical cannabis, as well as EFT

EFT is "Emotional Freedom Technique", which involves tapping on specific points on the body, and repeating a healing phrase.

Gary Craig has used this to heal many veterans.

I didn't have room for it in my signature, so I only included a link for Jin Shin Jyutsu (another form of energy healing). http://emofree.com

I love you. I'm sorry. Please forgive me. Thank you.
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SteveMT's picture

25% of non deployed, active military are mentally ill.

These guys have already been disarmed as have the other 75% who are not mentally ill.
[published before this latest shooting]
Military Mental Illness Cases Prevalent Prior to Enlistment
March 7, 2014 by Drew Dixon

"According to Fox News, a recent study by the military (exact branch not stated) suggests that 25% of non deployed, active military personnel harbor some type of psychiatric disability. In this same report, its stated that “1/3 of active troops who have attempted suicide had a psychiatric disability before joining the military.”

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Where's the stats for how many become cops after their tour is over?
You know the ones fighting for our freedoms overseas,then come home
and become a cop? don't these deserve kudos for fighting for our freedoms
here at home? :)You want to bet these are the types in the videos we see about abuse?

Leave an indelible mark on all of those that you meet.
OH... have fun day :)

TwelveOhOne's picture

Seems to me quite a bit higher

And I mean no disrespect to anyone when I state this. In order to convince a human to kill other humans on command, that human must be "broken" in a ritual we call "boot camp".

Once broken, can the human be fixed? Truly?

I don't know -- but I do know, they use the term "broken" for horses, and humans. And it means the same thing in both cases: "will work for me; will not fight me."

To not fight against order to murder innocents -- well that, to me, is mentally ill!

I love you. I'm sorry. Please forgive me. Thank you.
http://fija.org - Fully Informed Jury Association
http://jsjinc.net - Jin Shin Jyutsu (energy healing)

99 Percent of Congress

must be mentally ill!

"Mental Health Issues"

As defined by the Gobm't and the Gobm't health care boards will have all of us termed as mentally ill.

Gott mit uns!


Careful with this...

The reason police give for wanting you to ID yourself, having committed no crime, is to determine your age or your criminal background which at this time there's no law allowing them to do this.

What's going to happen if they can legally ID you, having committed no crime, citing the new law where they can check for mental illness?

We are putting more power in the hands of the police, which isn't a good idea in my opinion.

I don't see in the 2nd amendment

an exception for people determined to be mentally ill by someone who gets paid for diagnosing more mentally ill people. Or any exceptions at all.

All I see is "...shall not be infringed". Kind of forbids exceptions of any kind.

Gun control 101.


This is why I say that those police who say they will not comply with gun confiscation are not truthful. This is the reality of gun confiscation and control. As long as they do not make it about the "Guns" then cops will dutifully confiscate every gun we have.

They already have many "logical" reasons to take guns from individuals but mental health is the holy grail of gun confiscation. And where does it start? With the medical industry.

All they need is a doctor to say that anothernobody is antisocial and shows certain characteristics not in line with "normal behavior" and there you have it. For everyone's safety he/she should not own a gun. And they wont even have to do a personal examination either. They can just form an opinion from profiling.

My cousin is a cop and he told me that him and the others at his station discussed gun confiscation and all agreed that they would not confiscate peoples guns. I told him what I just wrote above and he was speechless. He knew I was right. The fact is that people (cops) will do what they are told because they are afraid just like everyone else.

This is Nothing More Than Political Abuse Of Psychiatry

The old Soviet Union was notorious for using mental health as a reason for denying the natural rights of people to dissent and to protect themselves from government abuse (see: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2800147/ ).

Military psycho's

A product of the state.

They damaged the goods and

They damaged the goods and now act suprised.