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Senate shoots down gun control legislation

18 Apr

There is hope for the Senate yet.

On Wednesday, the Senate failed to approve two Democratic-led legislative proposals, one to expand the system of background checks and another to ban the manufacture and sale of certain semi-automatic rifles and high-capacity ammunition magazines. The former failed in a 54-46 vote—six votes shy of the 60 needed to advance—and the latter failed in a 40-60 vote.

Finally some sanity has reigned, even if temporarily, in Washington D.C..

Anyone with an independent brain—or Minor Insights—knows that neither proposed measure would have prevented any of the mass shootings in recent memory, nor would they curb the murder rates in any of the metropolitan cities. Even Adam Lanza, the Sandy Hook shooter who sparked these knee-jerk legislative proposals, did not have a criminal record and thus still would have committed his heinous crime even if these brainless laws were passed.

Just two months after the Sandy Hook shooting, a group of high school African-American students in Chicago—right in Obama’s neighborhood—said the problem with violence isn’t guns; it’s gangs.

“[Gangs are] not going to give up their guns,” Brian Alexander, 16, said. “They’re not even going to listen to Obama. Some of them don’t have a father in their lives, so why would they listen to the president, a man who’s not in their lives either?”

Tyler Minor, 16, agreed that Obama’s proposals to tighten gun laws would have little, if any, effect on the illegal guns on the street.

These teens, who are living in the crosshairs of gun violence every day, are spot on. And it’s really common sense if you stop and think about it.

So why doesn’t Obama get it? Why does Obama have to lamely flank himself with victims of gun violence while denouncing the Senate for making the right decision? Why does Obama stubbornly continue to aggressively push these gun restrictions despite all the reasoning against them?

Because Obama’s proposals aren’t really to curb gun violence; they’re to put a socialist hole in the U.S. Constitution.

“Whoa! Socialism?” you might be asking yourself. “That’s just a right-wing conspiracy theory.”

Actually, no. A shocking documentary called “Agenda: Grinding America Down” reveals how Obama has had numerous connections, relationships and mentorships with socialist and even communist (yes, communist) people.

This explains why Obama refuses to admit the airtight logic in arguments against his gun control proposals, like this one given by a 15-year-old girl.

In any event, a major piece of President Obama’s second-term agenda has been rejected and defeated—particularly impressive since it had to stop the gun-control momentum created by the Sandy Hook crisis. Common sense advocates have done well to push their Senators to listen to logic.

Thank the Senators who were brave enough to stand for reason. And celebrate a moment of sanity in the Senate.

Was Obama behind the Sandy Hook massacre?

22 Jan

obama-second-inaugurationI typically reject a lot of conspiracy theories that I’ve heard. But ironically, I’m about to propose one myself. You may think it has merit. Or you may dismiss it altogether and call me crazy. I admit upfront I have no conclusive evidence. But I believe this post will at least make you think. Which is what the point of this blog is all about because we are not your “average American”.

The theory

Some current Sandy Hook conspiracy theories argue that the U.S. government was involved but that the shootings were staged. I don’t believe these theories to be true. With the media that covered the event, I find it hard to believe that fake dead children could fool the reporters and other onlookers at the scene. I could be wrong, but that’s my take on it.

However, I think it is entirely possible that President Obama and the U.S. government were in communications with shooter Adam Lanza to perpetrate the shooting. Lanza removed the hard drive from his computer and smashed it to pieces, making it impossible “to learn whether Lanza communicated with others about possible plans to kill his mother and attack the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn,” as USA Today reported.

Why would the shooter care about people finding out what was being communicated before he performed the massacre? Lanza knew he would be dead, so it’s not like the data would be used to put him in prison or put him on death row.

Personally, I wouldn’t be one bit surprised if Lanza was simply covering up his tracks involving Obama and the federal government.

Why would Obama want to do that?

Of course, when evaluating conspiracy theories for merit, the first question to be addressed is “Why would that scheme/plan/theory be necessary in the first place?” After all, if there’s no benefit to carrying out such plans, then the theory immediately makes no sense.

In this case, I think this was part of Obama’s grander plan to implement a socialist agenda. That sound you just heard was of left-wing readers rolling their eyes at this point. But consider the aftermath of this tragedy:

– President Obama demands stricter gun control
– President Obama issues 23 executive orders on gun control
– President Obama’s approval rating jumps up six points from his post-election low of 50% in the first week of December
– President Obama now has more public support, thus gaining the upper hand in fiscal cliff negotiations
– President Obama indeed wins the fiscal cliff negotiations against the Republican House
– President Obama gets a free pass on the continuing investigation on Bengazi, which goes all but uncovered in the media
– President Obama can continue to ignore the U.S. economy, despite his campaign promises

Thus, Sandy Hook is doing more for Obama than 9/11 did for President George W. Bush.

One significant thing is different between Sandy Hook and 9/11: the results of the terrorist attacks on 9/11 united all Americans against a common outside enemy (terrorists), whereas the results of the Sandy Hook massacre divided Americans on a strictly-American issue (gun control).

Obama ordering the killing children?

It may seem absurd that the President would order the killing of children. And I admit it certainly sounds far-fetched. But as history as shown, socialists and communists have no problem sacrificing some people in order to advance their agenda.

Is Obama a socialist? In a near-two-hour documentary being shown free in its entirety on Vimeo, you see not only how socialist and communist goals are being achieved right under our noses, but that President Obama himself has been deeply influenced by multiple socialist and communist mentors. I cannot urge you enough to watch the entire video.

Consider this chilling statement Obama gave in his second inaugural address yesterday that drew applause from the average American in attendance:

“For we, the people, understand that our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do very well and a growing many barely make it.”

That is the textbook rallying cry for socialism and communism: rather than inspire everyone to be rich (capitalism), allow the government to take from the rich and give to the poor so that there is equality for everyone (communism).

Is Obama a socialist? If you understand both history and his past mentors and associations, you know that there is no question about it. If you don’t understand history nor whom Obama has been influenced by, then you are doomed to repeat history.

Boldness for his “aggressive” second term

Obama’s Phoenix-like rising popularity following his Sandy Hook appearances has further emboldened him as he prepares for his second term in office. After all, he now has the support of the majority of Americans.

This was the Wall Street Journal’s headline today:

“Obama Vows Aggressive Agenda”

What is that agenda, you ask? WSJ reported:

“With specifics not usually offered in inaugural addresses, Mr. Obama promised to preserve government health-care programs, expand rights for women and gay couples, and press for gun controls, overhauls of the tax code and immigration laws, as well as climate change measures.”

This sounds eerily similar to the socialist, if not communist, ideals expounded in the “Agenda” documentary referred to above. Though the video was produced by a conservative Christian, you don’t need to be a Christian to see in this mind-blowing video that what is happening in America today is a deliberate process by socialists. And once you understand that, you can see for yourself how Obama’s self-proclaimed agenda for his second term is in perfect lockstep with the socialist and communist agenda.

Obama gains multitudes of useful idiots

Had he not had some defining moment that he could capitalize to win over the average American, Obama would be significantly harder pressed to push his socialist agenda. Sandy Hook has given Obama a new wave of useful idiots.

Take, for example, left-wing comedian Jon Stewart. In a video on Newser’s web site, Stewart mocks conservatives regarding Obama’s 23 executive orders on gun control. Stewart’s logic has so many holes that it would take another long post to cover. But in the end, I pity Stewart and all the average Americans who watch him, for Stewart is now Obama’s useful idiot in being an unwitting propagandist for Obama’s socialist cause.

One thing that I will point out about Stewart’s video is that he intentionally picked the benign executive orders in order to lampoon conservatives. Never mind that the first four executive orders have serious importance:

Here are Obama’s first four gun control executive orders:

1. “Issue a presidential memorandum to require federal agencies to make relevant data available to the federal background check system.”

2. “Address unnecessary legal barriers, particularly relating to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, that may prevent states from making information available to the background check system.”

3. “Improve incentives for states to share information with the background check system.”

4. “Direct the attorney general to review categories of individuals prohibited from having a gun to make sure dangerous people are not slipping through the cracks.”

These four executive orders have everything to do with privacy, the federal government’s ability to sync its network of databases with the federal background check system and with state databases, and the federal government’s subjective power to deem someone “dangerous” and thus unable to possess a gun.

Um, “funny” how Jon Stewart intentionally did not mention that in his skit.

The rest of the executive orders are just smoke-and-mirrors because they contribute nothing to preventing gun violence. In fact, none of these 23 executive orders would have prevented any of the mass shootings in recent memory.

Blogger areyoustillalive made a similar argument how this is an invasion of privacy.

So if these executive orders don’t help prevent shootings, then what are they for? As I mentioned earlier: privacy and more government power.

In other words: bigger government and smaller rights for individuals.

Conclusion
None of this would have been possible for Obama without Sandy Hook. And the timing of Sandy Hook, in terms of happening before the fiscal cliff showdown and well before the start of Obama’s second term, was impeccable.

Recall that the timing of Osama bin Laden’s assassination was also magnificent: Obama’s job approval ratings instantly jumped up seven points during that period of high unemployment in spring 2011.

Things that make you go hm.

On the other hand, waiting for a Sandy Hook-like situation to organically happen on its own is a crapshoot with extremely low odds of reality. So it would be in Obama’s best interests to orchestrate it himself, though I have no proof of any of this.

It’s alternatively possible that Sandy Hook and Obama are all part of God’s judgment of our country.

Or it could be both.

But it all does seem to add up when you put all the individual pieces of the puzzle together. I wouldn’t be surprised if this conspiracy theory were true. And you shouldn’t be either.