gun-control-fail

anonymous asked:

Maybe I'm misunderstanding, but it sounds like you are for "gun control" (proper training, psych eval etc). However, you feel current methods of gun control have failed, and the system needs a reform that focuses on mental heath and proper training?

wow who would have thought that’s such a controversial thing to say?

Obama Demands Ammunition Manufacturers Develop Slower Bullets

Obama Demands Ammunition Manufacturers Develop Slower Bullets

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WASHINGTON (The Barbed Wire) – In his infinite wisdom and attempt to thwart mass shootings by Muslims so the American people don’t get upset with them, President Obama said today that he had come up with a workable solution to all the gun control hysteria that he himself has stirred up. He has demanded that gun manufacturers and ammunition makers work together to find a way to make bullets go…

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More Idiots With Guns. Still. Again. Always.

More Idiots With Guns. Still. Again. Always.

These stories are just too frequent. Someone has a gun. A child gets hold of the gun. The child shoots and injures or kills themselves or someone else. In this case, it was a security guard. I would like to think they had some kind of training. But not necesarily. I take these stories as proof that not everyone is the right material for gun ownership. There should be testing and certification.…

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Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller resigns over IRS scandal

http://twitter.com/#!/EdMorrissey/status/334783126079426561

Winner, winner, chicken dinner! President Obama did indeed announce that acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller would be spending more time with his family, at the request of Treasury Secretary Jack Lew.

Steven Miller, we barely knew ye. Actually, never even heard your voice in this scandal. #IRS

— Rick Klein (@rickklein) May 15, 2013

And … that’s it. The president’s appearance was essentially the live version of his brief statement issued last night, though he did add that he’s angry. This wasn’t the angry-angry Obama we saw in the Rose Garden following the Senate’s gun control vote, though.

Obama is “angry” about the IRS scandal? #lolwut

— Leah (@gopfirecracker) May 15, 2013

Remember angry Obama after gun control failed? This was so not even in that same league. Like, not even the same sport.

— Tabitha Hale (@TabithaHale) May 15, 2013

WTH?!?!? That’s it?!?

— Jerome Hudson(@JeromeEHudson) May 15, 2013

That was….what we’ve already heard from Obama minus the IRS resignation.

— Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) May 15, 2013

Ok. Well, I guess that puts an end to that scandal.

— David Harsanyi (@davidharsanyi) May 15, 2013

Brevity is the soul of cover-up.

— Dennis Miller Show (@DennisDMZ) May 15, 2013

Reporters were welcomed to ask questions to the cloud of dust left as the president quickly disappeared from the stage.

Pres. Obama says he’ll take questions at news conference tomorrow

— Steve Brusk (@stevebruskCNN) May 15, 2013

And that’s a wrap. @barackobama says he’ll take questions at Thurs news conference.

— David M. Drucker (@DavidMDrucker) May 15, 2013

The #IRS will be “held responsible,” but no details as to how. Questions will be taken tomorrow.

— Emily Zanotti (@emzanotti) May 15, 2013

We hope the press remembers to ask questions tomorrow. We’ll save some here for safe-keeping.

If Obama’s going to hold all parties accountable, why hasn’t Lois Lerner resigned as well?

— Lachlan Markay (@lachlan) May 15, 2013

Why have they fired the guy who wasn’t in charge? Douglas Shulman was IRS Commissioner until November 11th, 2012.

— Charles C. W. Cooke (@charlescwcooke) May 15, 2013

How about we start by firing the employees that actually targeted the groups and their direct supervisors? #IRS

— AG (@AG_Conservative) May 15, 2013

Wasn’t #IRS Miller set to testify before Congress? Can they still get him there? cc: @darrellissa

— Melissia For Real (@ProudoftheUSA) May 15, 2013

So Steve Miller is out, but what about the rest of the band? What about Lerner? Any plans to have Geithner testify?

— Whitney Pitcher (@whitneypitcher) May 15, 2013

Steven Miller, who just resigned as acting #IRS commissioner, slated to testify before House cmmtee on Friday. Who replaces him?

— Andy Kroll (@AndrewKroll) May 15, 2013

So essentially the President fired the GOP appointed IRS commissioner, now gets to nominate own man, and acts like this is a big deal?

— Chris Ar (@LastBrainLeft) May 15, 2013

OOOoooooh one acting commissioner resigns. No apologies. Promise to reform laws that were ALREADY REFORMED. A do-nothing, bare min response.

— Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) May 15, 2013

2 scandals over, 1 to go? done by Friday?

— Laura Rozen (@lrozen) May 15, 2013

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Update: Here’s video of the announcement.

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Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller resigns over IRS scandal