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Cuomo Does the NRA a Favor
Commentary Magazine, by Jonathan S. Tobin

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 1/9/2013 10:25:09 PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo was merely appealing to his blue state liberal base when he said recently that “confiscation could be an option” when considering possible changes in New York’s gun laws. Since then, Cuomo has acknowledged that forcing citizens to give up their legally owned firearms is not the most practical idea to emanate from Albany. New York already has some of the toughest gun laws in the country, including an assault weapons ban. But Cuomo, like President Obama, is looking to capitalize on the public outrage about the Newtown massacre to build up support for even more restrictions

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pearlyjo, 1/9/2013 11:04:08 PM     (No. 9108151)

Here´s the problem. Most Americans aren´t outraged about the Newtown Massacre. It´s sad, but true. We are stunned, we are saddened, we think about our own loved ones who are small and defenseless, but we aren´t outraged. I saw that grand-standing jerk Cuomo today and he made me ill. He outrages me. I can´t stand these lefty politicians and the press using this massacre to move their agenda forward.
By the way, why the sudden drop in information about this crime? Have we ever definitively heard what firearm was used to kill these victims? I remember in the first 48 hours being told that there was a clear motive discovered upon entering the killers home. And that was.....? Oh, yeah, did we ever hear how he voted or if he belonged to any groups, like, say Occupy Wallstreet? Just askin´ ´cause we don´t seem to be hearing as much about this case these days.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Crosscut, 1/9/2013 11:07:02 PM     (No. 9108155)

Wiser Democrat heads should advise the radical lib Dmocrats to let this gun thing go or they will be demolished at the polls in 2014.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 1/9/2013 11:20:24 PM     (No. 9108172)

cuomo is a hood. I wish some Republican would tell cuomo to pay for Sandy relief with the $56 billion that vanished from H & HS when he was secretary. The records were in such shambles an audit was impossible. Until my last breath I´ll believe that part of the loot wound up in cuomo´s pocket.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jimK1, 1/9/2013 11:35:45 PM     (No. 9108184)

Not sure about the elections in 2014, but the Civil War II in 2013 could be a game changer. Keep it up Progressives, you will reap what you sow.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/10/2013 12:45:32 AM     (No. 9108220)

#3, me too. This guy was such an incompetent sleazy HHS Secretary. I get ticked off all over again at the $$$ that turned up missing during his tenure - and Pubbies would not make an issue of it. He is headed for higher offce too.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: montanabound, 1/10/2013 1:07:14 AM     (No. 9108223)

Mark Levin played part of Cuomo´s State of the State speech tonight. As Mark said, he sounded like a mental patient, screaming and unhinged.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: PChristopher, 1/10/2013 1:55:24 AM     (No. 9108235)

Public outrage about Newtown? I´m more outraged by the political scum who are trying to force their agenda on the law-abiding people of this country.

And as horrible as the occurrence in Newtown was, it doesn´t trump the 2nd Amendment. If someone at that school had availed themselves of their constitutional right, it might have been stopped.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 1/10/2013 2:18:57 AM     (No. 9108244)

Sorry, cuomo wasn´t at HHS, he was at HUD where he succceeded another hood, henry cisneros. A quick search reveals that references to the missing $56 billion at HUD under cuomo´s tenure are mostly scrubbed from the Web.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: JustCause, 1/10/2013 4:14:45 AM     (No. 9108270)

I´m sorry, I actually opened the article and read it.

Tabin is being snarky.

His last paragraph; ... ham-handed and insensitive response to Newtown ... indicates his viewpoint.

I need to keep a list of magazines and authors not worth reading.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/10/2013 4:36:08 AM     (No. 9108280)

Cuomo is a demonrat wannabe dictator. He always brags about having accomplished this and that but when you look into it, the accomplishment never happened on any scale of magnitude. He lost and couldn´t find billions when he ran HUD (it probably got transferred to the DNC or some union). I´m sure Clinton gave him a $100,000 bonus for that feat.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: nonsense, 1/10/2013 9:11:54 AM     (No. 9108586)

To correct #11, the Newton shooter was not able to "buy" a gun, he was refused. He used weapons that had been purchased by his parent.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: nonsense, 1/10/2013 9:13:43 AM     (No. 9108589)

oops, Newtown.

Has information every been released about prescription medication?

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