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Bill Clinton to Democrats:
Don’t trivialize gun culture

Politico, by Byron Tau

Original Article

Posted By:nota bene, 1/20/2013 8:45:25 AM

Former President Bill Clinton warned a group of top Democratic donors at a private Saturday meeting not to underestimate the passions that gun control stirs among many Americans. “Do not patronize the passionate supporters of your opponents by looking down your nose at them,” Clinton said. “A lot of these people live in a world very different from the world lived in by the people proposing these things,” Clinton said. “I know because I come from this world."
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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scrubber, 1/20/2013 8:52:10 AM     (No. 9127689)

Why MUST we hear from this pile of phlegm once or more times every single week. "We´ll because he´s in the news." If the newspapers would stop writing about him, then he´d no longer be in the news now, would he?


Reply 2 - Posted by: Quisp, 1/20/2013 8:58:55 AM     (No. 9127700)

Right, don´t trivialize:

“A lot of these people … all they’ve got is their hunting and their fishing,” he told the Democratic financiers. “Or they’re living in a place where they don’t have much police presence. Or they’ve been listening to this stuff for so long that they believe it all.”



   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: FunOne, 1/20/2013 9:00:45 AM     (No. 9127703)

I agree, #1, but when you are a liberal "journalist", every story has to include WWBCD.


Reply 4 - Posted by: Janjan, 1/20/2013 9:05:40 AM     (No. 9127714)

The comments following the article are interesting. Liberals who see themselves as very intelligent, better than everyone else and oh so sophisticated are convinced that the Government should be running every aspect of our lives. The two views contradict each other. I don´t know of even one politician at any level of government who I think is smart enough to run my life.


Reply 5 - Posted by: JAN, 1/20/2013 9:09:49 AM     (No. 9127729)

This treacherous bum broke the law on posse comitatus and sent a military tank armed with deadly gas into the compound at Waco.

He incinerated men, women, and children, to save them.

He used our military against our own citizens.

If you doubt that the current president would do the same, you are sadly mistaken.


Reply 6 - Posted by: TheMotherCO, 1/20/2013 9:10:33 AM     (No. 9127730)

Old creepy slick willy wants to be in the WH and is wanting the hag to run. Got to get the libs all prepped for her highness.


Reply 7 - Posted by: bigken2, 1/20/2013 9:15:06 AM     (No. 9127735)

slick willy down fall started with the 94 aw ban cost him the house and senate and they belive that it cost al gore the wh in2000 dingy harry is terified of his libritards cousing the same thing in 2014 obama is to aragant to realise this and that will be his down fall


   

 

  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 1/20/2013 9:24:11 AM     (No. 9127758)

The "opponents" better stop thinking that future elections will be anywhere close to legal. They won´t be unless the "opponents" figure out someway to stop the dismantling of our election system as it is today. We need to go back to voting on voting day & a thumb dipped in India ink.


Reply 9 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 1/20/2013 9:27:25 AM     (No. 9127765)

Deaf ears, Bubba, but thanks for confirming the ruling class´ condescension.


Reply 10 - Posted by: suziannr, 1/20/2013 9:42:28 AM     (No. 9127790)

Why any true Texan, much less a true American would vote for the Democrat party for any reason is incomprehensible to me.


Reply 11 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 1/20/2013 9:42:36 AM     (No. 9127791)

He warns the Dems not because having a gun is a constitutional right, but only because it will cost them votes.


Reply 12 - Posted by: lillehuset, 1/20/2013 9:48:18 AM     (No. 9127815)

# 5... I remember that well......with tears running down my face I watch the incursion of the tank into the building and then the fire on live T.V......insane, utterly senseless......this was my government ?.....then Clinton got Janet Reno to take full responsibility .......tragedy at Waco..........


   

 

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Bpl40, 1/20/2013 9:50:51 AM     (No. 9127821)

Hatred of the gun culture is not about guns. The centuries old set of middle American values is the final obstacle on the road to collectivization. Zippy has let this slip out with his infamous "clinging to guns and god" comment. Bubba knows this only too well...


Reply 14 - Posted by: Rubinski, 1/20/2013 9:52:29 AM     (No. 9127826)

This is something of an aside, but I was at Parkland Hospitalin Dallas as a student and several of us ran up to the roof to observe the mediflight arrival when they brought in the overflow burn patients from Waco.




Reply 15 - Posted by: tenncon231, 1/20/2013 10:02:56 AM     (No. 9127859)

Grim reaper "where art thou"


Reply 16 - Posted by: M2, 1/20/2013 10:05:00 AM     (No. 9127865)

Tell you what, Bubba. Let us gun whackos secede and all the rest of y´all can be gun-free States if you want to be.

Then we shall see who instantly snaps up all the guns they can to protect themselves from the criminals who can still get guns past your confiscation and gun-registration laws.

When the criminal with a gun enters your precious gun-free house with intent to rob, rape and murder, will you still be so enamoured of your gun-free ´tude?


Reply 17 - Posted by: chicodon, 1/20/2013 10:11:26 AM     (No. 9127876)

Did he refer to them as the 47%?


   

 

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Bevan, 1/20/2013 10:19:57 AM     (No. 9127892)

Juanita Broadderick wishes she had an AR-15


Reply 19 - Posted by: Ecclesiastes, 1/20/2013 10:47:23 AM     (No. 9127951)

He does know to worry about it.

Oh, Ruby Ridge too.


Reply 20 - Posted by: excalgalcg, 1/20/2013 11:38:07 AM     (No. 9128056)

They come from "his world"? Is he serious? Clinton is an elitist and can´t stay out of the spotlight. He and Obama have a lot in common. What is it with these egocentric, arrogant, psychotic democrats? Ugh!


Reply 21 - Posted by: anniej, 1/20/2013 11:39:11 AM     (No. 9128059)


Everyman Clinton.
All things to all leftists.
Perpetually rehabilitated, elevated and projected as the sage- for-any-stage by a lapdog media and big Hollywood to lead the sheeple to the Dim´s next savior.


Reply 22 - Posted by: ledbythnose, 1/20/2013 11:53:21 AM     (No. 9128092)

Give the Man a Cigar! After all HE IS Father of the year don´t ya know.Buba reminds me of a cheezy Dude that Hawks Dart Games at a Carnival. He ordered the Folks at Waco to be Murdered in cold blood and now he thinks we should let up on the gun Nuts.Please let me know when you Folks have had enough of this crap. I will gladly help you round them up.


   

 



 
Reply 23 - Posted by: heartsurgeon, 1/20/2013 12:19:21 PM     (No. 9128157)

"an emotional, divisive and difficult issue that the cool and pragmatic Obama would usually avoid."

get the author some knee pads and a bib.
i cannot believe the drivel that is published as news.

Obama thrives on emotional, divisive and difficult issues.

Please don´t forget that Bill Clinton was named father of the year for 2012 (a honor shared with the 2007 winner, John Edwards). Can the Nobel be far behind?


Reply 24 - Posted by: Captain Howdy, 1/20/2013 1:41:06 PM     (No. 9128312)

What would Jesus shoot?


Reply 25 - Posted by: eorsc, 1/20/2013 10:21:34 PM     (No. 9128996)

Amazing isn´t it? Obama orders armed guards for life for all ex-presidents, but we are supposed todo without. He is a pure coward. What about the cougar that slammed a deer against the wall under my bedroom window?



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