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Congressman Tom Campbell, R-Calif., recently received a wealth of
mixed praise for compelling Congress to actually do their job under the
War Powers Act. If only he, or any other congresscritter faithful to
their oath, would compel a vote for the elimination of the
unconstitutional, routinely abused legislation by executive order, it
might actually save the Republic.
Our erstwhile commander in grief has again reportedly executed
another insidious and unconstitutional decree. This latest executive
order apparently bans all imports of all foreign made weapons, guns,
parts, and ammunition. This royal fiat was reportedly signed
before the U.S. Senate folded like a house of rice paper cards,
and whimpered for a “do over.” This latest insidious “excrement” order
is supposed to become effective officially and publicly in mid June.
The impeached, in-contempt-of-court, lying sociopath in the oval
office has again answered the questions his smarmy Arkansas buddy and
defender of the indefensible, Sen. Dale Bumpers, asked the Senate during
the impeachment trial: “Why put him out of office now? He has so little
time left. How much damage could he do in the time he has left?” HELL-O?
- How about starting World War III?
- How about trashing the Constitution and Bill of Rights?
- How about giving the communist Red Chinese the neutron bomb and
exposing the entire West Coast of the United States naked to a real
- How about neutering and diluting the U.S. military?
“How much damage could he do in the time he has left?” Bumpers asked.
Given the year is not yet half over, I shudder to think “how much damage
he could do in the time he has left.”
Allegedly, the short time President has had the U.S. Customs, the
Secret Service, and other agencies turn around ships that had any
imported weapons on board to deny them entering our ports. And, this
supposedly has been going on for the past two months. BEFORE this latest
executive order, and BEFORE the Senate elected to personify the
definition of hypocrisy: “the act or practice of pretending to be what
one is not, or to have principles or beliefs that one does not have.”
You damn betcha!
Last week the anti-gun Democrats were foaming at the mouth on their
vitriolic offensive. The supposed “majority” Republicans tucked tail and
gave up significant Second Amendment ground as soon as critics said mean
things. Scores of weak-kneed Republicans crossed party lines to support
gun control proposals on two separate occasions. Then on a third vote,
several Republicans crossed over to give anti-gun Senators “Upchuck”
Schumer and “Chicom” DiFi a victory in their efforts to ban the
importation of high-capacity magazines. The words “shall not be
infringed” were replaced with “shall not be tolerated.”
So, let me get this straight:
- Congress votes to reject the gun-grabbers’ unconstitutional
- Clinton executes an executive order, which supposedly will not be
officially admitted to for another month.
- Congress has a myopic epiphany and begs for and gets a sandlot
- Congress affirms the unlawful premature execution of an excrement
order they are not supposed to know of yet.
American poet Longfellow once observed, “We judge ourselves by what
we feel capable of doing; others judge us by what we have done.” What
HAS Congress done?
Young Adult Gun Ban. This ban, which passed 96-2, could severely
punish parents who allowed their kids to even touch a so-called
semi-automatic “assault weapon.” This amendment includes certain
exemptions — kinda, but there are imponderable questions which NO
senator could answer. However, although the creators of this law can’t
explain it, a parent would be required to do what the creators could not
in order to avoid going to jail.
Just what the hell is a “semiautomatic assault weapon”? MY definition
has always been ANY weapon pointed at me. However, the congressional
definition/obfuscation — plus exemptions — takes up six pages of fine
type in the U.S. Code.
Congress says a child can handle a banned semi-auto if he is in the
“immediate and supervisory presence” of a parent, or if he possess a
written permission slip from the parent. Seems “reasonable.” However, a
parent can receive 20 years in jail IF during a target practice session,
the parent walks to the car to retrieve more ammunition and the juvenile
is no longer in the parent’s “immediate” presence and he does not have a
Republicans preemptively rolled over, covered their two faces and
surrendered to Chuck Schumer. But they weren’t alone in their perfidy.
Sure Republican Sen. John Ashcroft introduced the young adult gun ban,
and four other Republicans (Hatch , Craig , McCain and Gordon Smith)
sponsored the amendment requiring background checks at gun shows.
According to the Associated Press, “Craig, a member of the National
Rifle Association board of directors, said the organization had
‘grudgingly’ agreed” to the gun show amendment. AGAIN, the NRA
leadership refuses to lead, refuses to follow, and refuses to get out of
On a voice vote, the Senate voted to ban the importation of magazines
holding more than 10 rounds. (Remember, previously — just one day
earlier — the Senate defeated a motion to kill the amendment by a vote
Anti-gun senators claimed these magazines were impractical for
“hunting.” Excuse ME, but the Second Amendment doesn’t have anything to
do with anyone’s ability to HUNT. The Second Amendment was/is intended
to provide “the people” with the tools necessary to oppose tyranny.
Thomas Jefferson noted, “When governments fear the people there is
liberty. When people fear the government there is tyranny.”
Confucius said, “An oppressive government is much worse than a
Republicans who sold out need to hear from you. You should express
YOUR views and opinions of what they have done — and what they have not
done. Remind them of what John F. Kennedy said: “If we make peaceful
revolution impossible, we make violent revolution inevitable.” If they
are not concerned about the here-and-now, try reminding them what Dante
wrote in The Inferno, “The hottest places in hell are reserved for those
who, in a time of moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.”
If Dante was right, the Devil must be clearing a hot zone for
Republican cowards and NRA collaborators.