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#891768 Apr 23, 2013
Americans dont believe in shredding Constitution to fight terror
Defending the civil liberties of suspected terrorists is generally not considered a popular position. And yet, in a bit of a surprise, a new poll released today finds that a plurality worries more about government trampling constitutional rights while battling terrorism than it does about government not doing enough to fight it. From the Post:
Which worries you more: that the government will not go far enough to investigate terrorism because of concerns about constitutional rights, or that it will go too far in compromising constitutional rights in order to investigate terrorism?
Will not go far enough: 41
Will go too far: 48
Interestingly, despite the fact that the push for Tsarnaev to be held as an enemy combatant is coming from GOP officials, Republican respondents to the poll are even more strongly tilted towards worrying about government compromising constitutional rights, by 56-34. Conservatives tilt this way by 46-41. Democrats also agree by 48-43.
On top of this, the poll was taken from April 17-18 well after the bombings had taken place, on April 15th.
#891769 Apr 23, 2013
So why do the senators whose call was echoed by Massachusetts senatorial candidate Gabriel Gomez persist? Some candidates seem to feel that asserting a manly contempt for defendants rights is a winning political stance. But its also hard to avoid the impression that McCain, Graham, and some other hawks are rehashing the battles of the Bush era, in search of vindication. During the recent confirmation hearings for Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, McCain and Graham seemed most concerned about preventing a one-time Iraq war critic from heading the Pentagon, as if elevating him to the job would discredit a war that both senators vigorously supported.
Since: May 11
#891770 Apr 23, 2013
I always knew you were a Glenn Beck follower.
An uneducated ignorant uninformed racist fool following another uneducated ignorant uninformed racist fool.
#891772 Apr 23, 2013
You just proved you are a liar and an idiot! We have video recordings of Democrats contradicting what you just said, numbnuts. In the video (link provided), there is Bill Clinton as president in 1998 warning us about Saddam/Iraq and WMD (including NUCLEAR!!!!) followed by John Kerry in 2002, and several other DemocRATS.
Get a flocking clue, Hitler Youth Boy. All you do is propagandize and lie, zero.
You, being a brain dead zombie buy into the Democrats politicization of that war (second link - below). It's OK to make an argument we should have never gone, but then you would need to blame Democrats as much as Republicans, which a Jim Jones moron like you wouldn't do! All you DemocRATS are just extreme leftwing idiots nowadays.
You area liar and an idiot!
#891773 Apr 23, 2013
Dumb people love to use the race card.
#891774 Apr 23, 2013
The AP reports that the men who detonated explosives to kill innocents at the Boston Marathons and later engaged in a shoot-out with police (after shooting an MIT security guard execution-style) didn't have gun permits, according to Massachusetts state police.
But wait a minute. I thought a rigorous system for regulating gun permits was supposed to prevent gun violence (that's what Massachusetts state officials insisted upon passing the nation's toughest gun laws back in 1998).
It's almost as if the Tsarnaev brothers -- terrorists, murderers, carjackers -- had no respect for the (gun) laws . WE HAVE TO MANY GUN LAWS,WHEN YOU SEE OBAMA CRYING ABOUT NEWTOWN AND NOT THE OTHER KIDS THAT HAVE GOT KILLED IN THE USA BY OUT LAWS HE IS CRYING TO TAKE
WE THE PEOPLE GUNS SO THAT WE CAN NOT PROTECT OUR KIDS!!!!VOTE OUT IN 2014 ALL THE PEOPLE THAT WANT MORE
GUN CONTROL!!!!!OBAMA HAS AND WILL HAVE 24/7 ARMED GUARDS AND HE DOES NOT AND I REPEAT HE DOES NO GIVE A
DAMN ABOUT YOU AND YOUR LOVE ONES ! HE IS NOTHING BUT
A CON MAN AND BULL SHITER!!
"Gunwalking", or "letting guns walk", was a tactic of the Arizona Field Office of the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). They ran a series of "gunwalking" sting operations between 2006 and 2011 in the Tucson and Phoenix area where the ATF "purposely allowed licensed firearms dealers to sell weapons to illegal straw buyers, hoping to track the guns to Mexican drug cartel leaders." These operations were done under the umbrella of Project Gunrunner, a project intended to stem the flow of firearms into Mexico by interdicting straw purchasers and gun traffickers within the United States.President Obama and Attorney General Holder to severely curtail gun rights in America. This is not to say that the subject isnt relevant to the overall narrative; in fact, it is very important to consider the evidence Pavlich presents in support of her assertion that,Under Eric Holder, the ATF was deputized to change the nations gun laws by putting in place a shadowy operation designed to prove a falsehood: that weapons sold by U.S. gun shops, especially assault weapons, are the cause of Mexicos drug violence. By creating public outrage, President Obama, Eric Holder, and other administration officials, all with longstanding records of hostility against the Second Amendment, hoped to reinstate the assault weapons ban, which had been one of their early, but failed, political goals(p. 154). However, while Pavlich demonstrates the existence of these efforts, the overall narrative might have been better served by relegating commentary on them to a chapter or two at the end of the book.
#891775 Apr 23, 2013
(right wing blog. fodder for the idiots.)
#891776 Apr 23, 2013
Excellent point. Have you ever seen a program or agenda from Democrats lately that has helped anything?
Democrats have no respect for the Constitution. Connecticut just passed an anti-freedom gun law that does nothing except harass law abiding citizens and does absolutely ZERO to prevent a future act against children at schools.
Your post just pointed out how fake Democrat/Socialist gun laws are.
Democrats are idiots and liberalism is a mental disorder.
Since: Jan 10
#891777 Apr 23, 2013
libs talk of fear and never mention their own. The fear of personal responsibility,the fear of haveing to provide for themselves,the fear of the rights of others , the fear of consequence,and the fear of standing on their own without a nanny goverment to care for them from cradle to grave. Libs cowar in fear over these things and cry for laws to ensure their iresponsibilty will be protected.
#891778 Apr 23, 2013
If it was fodder for idiots, you would remain there all day.
#891779 Apr 23, 2013
aka crankheadius's-thinktheyknowit allius's?
Disgustingly ignorant lot those kinds lol
#891780 Apr 23, 2013
any video of Reagan talking about giving aid to Saddam? how we didn't find those chemical weapons that were clearly labeled 'Made In The USA' is probably no mystery to Don Rumsfeld.
#891781 Apr 23, 2013
#891782 Apr 23, 2013
One who spews Anything to DEFLECT from the FACT-terrorists attacked Boston right under the current Opotus's nose-and there's no "Bush" around to blame on, so must resort to PRIOR years of ignorance in partisan blame, in desperation of anything, anything...not to hold the current potusical administration responsible for the FAILURES while on their watch!!
#891783 Apr 23, 2013
though i'm sure you've visited that tea party bastion, re: Townhall, i've only heard of it because you nutjobs are usually too embarrassed to cite your sources and i've done a Google search to see which site you right wing idiots have chosen for your daily propaganda fix.
i can't even go to those kind of sites without suffering a giggling fit. the faux 'anger' posed as 'journalism' makes Jon Stewart look like an amateur. and that despite the fact that the right wing crazies don't even seem to know that they're writing for a satire site.
#891784 Apr 23, 2013
Be afraid-Be very afraid
#891785 Apr 23, 2013
Someone gag the ACL(own)U(nit) so they can't flock things up with their patheTic, treasonous poison propoganda of "rights" for ditbags.
Rights...they should've thought about OTHER peoples rights to LIVE, with limbs and lives in tact.
Let us now reciprocate their "thoughtfulness" of RIGHTs of OTHERS.
Hate America? LEAVE.
Wish to bombs, maim and murder innocent people?
B. Rot in Gitmo-"rights" adjusted accordingly, to match the same provided to other
Enjoy your three bowls of gruel and water a day, for life.
#891786 Apr 23, 2013
How about some signs of intelligence from the chimp in chief Oblamer?
Report: Fisker lost $557K per electric vehicle sold
Luxury hybrid car maker Fisker Automotive has spent $660,000 in taxpayer dollars and venture capital funds for each car it sold totalling $1.3 billion, according to a report. The companys Fisker Karma sold for about $103,000 per vehicle, meaning the company took a hit of $557,000 every time it
The Daily Caller
IF you're a taxpayer you paid for it.
#891787 Apr 23, 2013
He has already reached that point and beyond.
Since: Apr 13
#891788 Apr 23, 2013
We would have lost the Revolutionary War without France coming to our "logistic" and financial aid. We were not held hostage by an evil tyrant who buried thousands in mass graves or tortured anyone even suspected of overthrowing their regime.
Who were we going to send financial aid to in Iraq?
Do you support Obama's "right war" and still being in Afghanistan and now Pakistan?
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