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Carney: Obama Implementing Executive
Actions Following Navy Yard Shooting

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 9/17/2013 10:07:30 AM

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday wearily lamented “yet another mass shooting,” this time in the nation’s capital where the debate that raged earlier this year over tightening firearms laws has stalled amid opposition from gun-rights advocates. The shooting at the Washington Navy Yard came a week after voters recalled two Colorado legislators who supported tougher gun measures, illustrating the strong political headwinds faced by lawmakers seeking to respond to the violence. Obama, for one, has been powerless to get legislation passed despite a string of mass shootings during his presidency. In the wake of the shooting at the Navy Yard, Obama

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JAN, 9/17/2013 10:11:39 AM     (No. 9524373)

Yet another idiotic conclusion by our esteemed leader.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 9/17/2013 10:12:44 AM     (No. 9524375)

Lil´ Caesar will act on his own?!....against the will of the people?!....Again?!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 9/17/2013 10:14:00 AM     (No. 9524381)

To my mind, the only thing this shooting proves, in addition to all the other shootings at military installations, is that Obama is a weak, do nothing, kind of person.

Unless it involves a sneak from behind attack with drones, he will do nothing to fight this, yet again. Except to attack legal, law abiding citizens who own guns.

This man can´t even make an effort to help his own community in Chicago, where mass death happens on a daily/weekly basis. That is the real tragedy here.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nimby, 9/17/2013 10:14:50 AM     (No. 9524385)

If the stoooooopid government had been doing its job, this lunatic would not have been hired at the naval yard and given access for this carnage

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Michaelus, 9/17/2013 10:21:11 AM     (No. 9524396)

Where did the shooter get the rifle?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: TakeBackAmerica, 9/17/2013 10:21:47 AM     (No. 9524399)

Speaking of "background checks"...How about running one on our Dictator-in-Chief?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: OBX Pete, 9/17/2013 10:23:00 AM     (No. 9524400)

Congress has to take the bull by the horns and put a stop to the illegal actions that are being taken by ALIbama.

If he or Holder don´t particularly like a law they tell enforcement officials to ignore the law and not enforce it. That is illegal !!

If congress refuses to pass a law to his liking he just creates a law by executive action. That is illegal.

As everybody here knows, there are many more illegal actions he and his buddy Holder take every day. Too many to get in this little box.

In my opinion these actions are impeachable items but no one has the guts to start the process. This country will cease to exist as we know it unless somebody takes some legal action to stop it.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: CEP, 9/17/2013 10:23:24 AM     (No. 9524402)

Why do they always think they have to legislate something. Just follow what is already on the books, also you can´t protect everyone all the time. Bad things do happen and legislation will not stop it.



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Reply 9 - Posted by: terryH03, 9/17/2013 10:26:26 AM     (No. 9524411)



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Reply 10 - Posted by: NYC RAL, 9/17/2013 10:28:00 AM     (No. 9524415)

Hey Mr. President BO. You talk about, "strengthening gun laws, including expanding background checks to sales online and at gun shows." I understand the President of the United States is the Commander in Chief of all military and "military Campuses." The shooting was on "your" property with "your" military and hired staff working after "your" background check following "your" security protocol and shooter received a paycheck signed by "your" representative while installing "your" computers. Thank God "our" police had guns and were able to cure the situation. 13 dead yesterday. 13 dead Fort Hood. Why are "your" military killing each other under your direction as Commander and Chief?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: terryH03, 9/17/2013 10:28:41 AM     (No. 9524416)

When are the Republicans going to stand up to this freak?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 9/17/2013 10:29:07 AM     (No. 9524419)

Maybe if the government hadn´t grown to be such a behemoth,

and maybe if government hadn´t starting paying ridiculous amounts of money and bennies to both employees and contractors,

and maybe if government hadn´t started hiring people based on race (blacks and other minorities move to the top of the list),

and maybe if qualifications were more important than political correctness (think Nidal Hassaan),

and maybe if government wasn´t dominated by liberals and liberal/communist/democrat politicians giving out these jobs to buy votes,

then maybe, just maybe, we wouldn´t have this problem which is exemplified by the rise to power of the useless Zerobama, a man who has supplanted, if you can believe it, Jimmuh Cahtar as the worst president ever in the history of the world.

And now I have a question: what in the hell is wrong with you weak spined Republicans? If you guys don´t wake up and start acting like men, I am staying home in 2014/2016 and will encourage every Republican voter I know to do the same. Third party here I come!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 9/17/2013 10:29:38 AM     (No. 9524420)

Based upon what is known about the shooter to date -there is undoubtedly more to come- it is obvious that any number of red flags were waved and missed over a period of years. When all the pieces are put to together it will probably be seen that this man was seriously mentally ill and getting worse for a long time. Those who insist upon blaming firearms for such spree killings turn a blind eye to the real problem, which is almost always paranoid schizophrenia or something close to it. It is quite remarkable that the latest killer was employed in a high security position given what was known and documented of his background. What good are background checks if this level of incompetence in the checkers exists? Perhaps this is another Fort Hood situation in which the future murderer was spotted and known to be a problem for years but handled gently and ineffectively because of minority status.

Stand by for the usual incoming barrage of demagoguery about firearms from the usual suspects.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: K.I.S.S., 9/17/2013 10:33:04 AM     (No. 9524428)

...so...are employers being forced to hire crazy insane medicated people with criminal records...for jobs with access to guns...for government mandated diversity...guaranteeing a gun incident...because it seems like that is what happened.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: rc1776, 9/17/2013 10:34:19 AM     (No. 9524433)

Perhaps le curtsying bath house blo fairy queen barbie hussein Ø´blamer the ever innocent and never uninformed could issue a bunch of MF&FCM [malignant fascist & feral caliphate mosque - formerly our White House) decrees prohibiting anyone from stealing weapons including bath tubs and jack hammers for the purpose of doing baad deeds.
The NYS (naval yard shooter) stole his and this feral caliphate decree would have prevented this cat from stealing the offending firearms as well as hearing voices.
Note: baad is ten degrees worse than bad and is approved by the NEA and Aa-CORN.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 9/17/2013 10:43:22 AM     (No. 9524451)

Forget that, #11. The central question is, "When will AMERICANS stand up to this freak?"

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 9/17/2013 10:50:59 AM     (No. 9524474)

Notwithstanding the heartlessness of a president of a President who would go forward with a speech just a few miles from a site where a shooting rampage was occurring while he was talking, and that the media was reporting it, the bottom line is that the background checks to gain clearance to restricted military installations are woefully inadequate. If the suspect could get a clearance, then it appears anyone can, because there were multiple instances of his problems on record and he was currently undergoing treatment for a psychological problem at the VA.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: mc squared, 9/17/2013 11:00:05 AM     (No. 9524488)

Won´t he have to talk to Putin to make a decision like that?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: nigella, 9/17/2013 11:12:07 AM     (No. 9524500)

One must ask themselves why is it that sooo many of these shootings happened under Obamas watch?

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Reply 20 - Posted by: curious1, 9/17/2013 11:22:48 AM     (No. 9524515)

#5, there was no rifle, only the usual worthless reporting by the propaganda media. CNN even claimed an ´AR-15 shotgun´ at one point, showing how ignorant they are.

The FBI has today reported he had a shotgun, and two pistols, with the two pistols apparently taken off the security guard(s) he shot.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: mustang flyer, 9/17/2013 11:28:10 AM     (No. 9524524)

The shooter was an ex-Navy Reservist who did bad things and was let go by the Navy...he was given an Honorable Discharge which allowed him to secure a job with a Defense contractor...now the Navy faces heat for the ´Honorable´ Discharge...I bet they knew better but would have faced even bigger heat for anything less...a black guy with a ´General´ would have it tough finding anything outside minimum wage in Obamas economy. He did not need a permit for a shotgun and D.C. does not honor outside Carry Permits so this shooter was hell bent on doing bad stuff and knew he could get better fire power once on base by killing a guard or an armed sailor on duty. Bad scene all around. How would dissarming the good guys kept him from his evil deeds?

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Bohallx, 9/17/2013 11:45:46 AM     (No. 9524553)

It´s been obvious for quite some time that one of the purposes of ObamaKKKare is to dry up funding for research into schizophrenia and oher mental illnesses.

The Democrat elite want all that stuff gone!

Obama´s personal beliefs about mental illness are probably along the line of the story he told about surgeons deciding to amputate or fix a damaged foot based on the level of reimbursement. In short, he doesn´t believe it´s real, nor that there are genetic defects that create disease.

He suffers from magical thinking ~ delusions ~ as do other Democrats. Certainly we need a gene test to determine if something is true schizophrenia or just pretend schizophrenia, but maybe we have it ~ how do they register to vote ~ if Democrat, odds are good they are nuts.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: RayLRiv, 9/17/2013 12:16:37 PM     (No. 9524599)

This morning I watched a DC reporter provide ´on-the-scene´ coverage for our local CBS affiliate TV station (WLKY, Louisville.) The DC reporter told the reporters on the set that "the NRA had not yet provided any comment" regarding yesterday´s tragedy at the Navy Yard.

Idiots.

This attack happened on a military installation by a disturbed contractor. If anything there was a failure in security protocol, not weaponry.

The media (and this Adminstration) are biased.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: bighambone, 9/17/2013 12:31:54 PM     (No. 9524626)

Now they are saying that there was no assault rifle involved, and that the perpetrator showed up with a shotgun, disarmed two security guards and took their handguns. They are not sure yet, but that would mean that he had his own shotgun and the two handguns from the security guards when he perpetrated the murders. Obviously the liberal Democrats have a lot of other factors here to mull over before they press on to essentially ban law abiding people from owning firearms.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: TNVolunteer, 9/17/2013 1:05:56 PM     (No. 9524691)

Federal installations are gun free zones except for security personnel. Employees are trained to lock doors and hide as part of their "Active Shooter" training. That did a lot of good/s.

The shooter must have taken Joe Biden´s advice about using a shotgun.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: bob913, 9/17/2013 1:13:29 PM     (No. 9524704)

So will he overturn Bill Clinton´s ban on weapons at military sites here and overseas?

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Reply 27 - Posted by: fljack, 9/17/2013 1:14:45 PM     (No. 9524707)

I have been a civilian contractor working for the US Navy and granted a "Secret" clearance. To give me the clearance, there was no real background check. All they did was pull my three credit reports and a low level clerk proofed my application to see if I answered all the questions.

That is it.....nothing else.

That he had a "Secret" clearance is really no big deal.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 9/17/2013 4:36:34 PM     (No. 9525036)

Bombard Boehner`s email account with cries for impeachment. Obama has no business chipping away at our constitutional rights. He took an oath to preserve, protection and defend.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Old Army Vet, 9/17/2013 8:24:14 PM     (No. 9525327)

Everyone seems to be afraid of what is really going on here. This perp got away with everything, hired by defense contractor, shooting out tires, shooting through ceiling of apartment, and given an security clearance because of affirmative action. He is black so everyone is afraid of saying anything because they don´t want to be called a racist. It´s that simple. I have been seeing it for years and it´s not getting any better. Time for this to stop. The democrats are the real racists because that´s how they look at everything, through the glasses of race.

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Posted By: Harlowe- 4/18/2014 11:46:54 AM     Post Reply
To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Pelosi also used the occasion to talk about passing HR15 - bipartisan immigration legislation that her office says would "reduce the deficit by nearly $1 trillion, secure our borders, unite our families, protect our workers and provide an earned pathway to citizenship." The Democratic leader´s ceremony coincides with Pope Francis´ similar ceremony in Rome to mark Holy Week.

Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan,
Angers GOP Colleagues
but Wins Fans Elsewhere

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Wall Street Journal, by Monica Langley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:09:17 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON--Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street. The Texan planted his black ostrich cowboy boots in the middle of the small subway car without getting so much as a nod from the other senators--Republican or Democrat--amiably chatting or huddled in their seats. Mr. Cruz finds himself standing alone a lot these days. His response to the cold shoulders: "The establishment despised Ronald Reagan" before he became president, "but the people loved him." For the 43-year-old Republican, the Reagan name illuminates his political life´s

Deadbeat on the Range
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New York Times, by Timothy Eagan    Original Article
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Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn’t paid his rent in 20 years. He refuses to recognize his landlord, the National Park Service, as a legitimate authority. Every court has ruled against him, and fines have piled up. What’s more, the effluents from his food cart are having a detrimental effect on the spring grass in the capital. Would an armed posse come to his defense, aiming their guns at the park police? Would the lawbreaker get prime airtime on Fox News, breathless updates in the Drudge Report, a sympathetic ear from Tea Party Republicans?

Ann Coulter takes up ‘Mitt
Romney for President’ chant again

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
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Conservative columnist Ann Coulter — who used her talk show platform in the last presidential election cycle to campaign hard for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — has taken up the mantra once again, calling on Republicans to give the failed White House bidder another shot in 2016. She made the suggestion during a discussion on Sean Hannity’s radio show while speaking of her new book, “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican.” Ms. Coulter also addressed the question of Mr. Romney’s shortcomings by saying that his 2012 loss wasn’t entirely his fault. “I think too much blame, not only in this

You lie! Reporters accuse Obama
of deception, demagoguery just
to get attention

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Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
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Prominent Washington correspondents are accusing President Obama and his aides of knowingly stretching the truth on issues like the so-called women´s pay gap just to create controversy and keep issues -- and the president -- relevant. Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus kicked off the attack last week when she blasted as “demagoguery” the administration´s tactics during the pay gap debate. “The level of hyperbole -- actually, of demagoguery -- that Democrats have engaged in here is revolting,” she wrote. CBS White House Correspondent Major Garrett then weighed in this week in his National Journal


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