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DICK Blumenthal 12-27-2012


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Dear Friends,

Earlier this month, a tragedy befell the community of Newtown, Connecticut. I have spent most of these past few weeks in Connecticut and will never forget the sights and sounds of a grieving but strong and resolute, tight-knit community.

I first learned about this incident in the midst of a normal day. As the details mounted, I left Hartford to go to Newtown and to the firehouse in Sandy Hook. I arrived there as a public official but what I saw was through the eyes of a parent. The firehouse in Sandy Hook is where parents went to find out if their children were okay. The way they found out was that their children appeared – or they didn’t. And after a while, some of the children came, some were reunited with their parents there or at the school, and their parents took them home, and, sadly, others did not.

After that day, I was in Newtown many times, attending a local board of education meeting with town, state, and federal officials, participating in church services, funerals, and vigil memorials including one joined by President Obama. I spoke with police, fire and emergency responders and participated in a meeting of Newtown teachers and leaders. I observed acts of kindness and caring, large and small − too numerous to mention − showing remarkable solidarity.

Again and again, people in Newtown and across Connecticut have beseeched me: Please do something about gun violence. Indeed, Newtown has prompted national reflection and a call to action all around America. It is the right time to ask what we can do to prevent future tragedies. I urge all people who share that view – that we need real change to make America safer – to make their voices heard.

I will work to keep faith with the Newtown community and find a solution to this crisis that is rooted in common sense. I will work with the President, and my colleagues in the Senate, regardless of party, and with any organization that is willing to engage in a thoughtful, constructive discussion about the steps we need to take.

Here are some necessary steps:

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[*]We must do something to effectively ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.

[*]We need to better prevent mentally ill people and criminals from having access to firearms.

[*]We need to close loopholes that enable 40 percent of all gun sales to be made without background checks.

These is no single, simple solution, but our nation clearly can and must do something to stop the vicious spread of gun violence that victimized 20 young, beautiful children and the professional educators who courageously sought to protect them from this horrific massacre.

Thank you for your support for Newtown – and all of Connecticut – during this difficult time. This is my commitment today. To do something. In fact, to do everything I can as a Senator to prevent the next tragedy. As a former law enforcement official – and as a father – I cannot do less. I know there are some who say that we can never do anything about the problem of gun violence, that we are entrenched as a nation, that we will just continue to wring our hands after every massacre but never take action. And yet sometimes events happen that so horrify our country and our fellow citizens, that they change the nature of the discussion. They change the political ground under us. They are a tectonic shift. And I believe that the massacre of these innocent children and their loving teachers in Newtown is exactly such an event. This is our moment and we are the people to do it. And with your help we can and we will.

And so it is with eyes trained on a better, safer future, my family and I wish you and yours a blessed and peaceful new year.

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Blumenthal was the AG here for decades. He was instrumental in our 93 AWB here in CT.

Heres what I blasted off in a moment of anger. I lied about voting for him. Just like he's lying


I am not surprised CT will attempt to copy California’s failed gun control  and economic policies for that matter.

I am very disappointed with you Mr. Blumenthal.  I voted for you. I thought you would be different in Washington. I was mistaken.

You know perfectly well that a semiautomatic AR15 is absolutely no functionally different than a Remington 750, Browning BAR or a Remington 1100 shotgun etc. In fact these firearms  are  MUCH MORE POWERFUL. AR15 shoots a cartridge designed for varmints, can’t even be used for deer in most jurisdictions.  I know you know better. To lead the public to believe these are automatic or select fire weapons is disgraceful.

It’s my position that if folks are blatantly lying to the public about firearms it is of great concern to me. If they are not lying and just that naïve speaking of things they know nothing about  that even scares me more.  If you think AR15’s and High capacity magazines are the issue. You will certainly never contribute positively to discussions of budget, national security and the general welfare of  American citizens.

I find the politicizing  and the rabid media coverage of this tragedy absolutely disgusting. Thank you for giving me a reason to upgrade my NRA membership to a life member. I will also be donating to the NRA ILA every chance I can afford too as well as Connecticut’s own pro 2nd amendment groups .

The old adage of common sense is not so common is proving to be the case here in Connecticut and Washington.

Please feel free to contact me if you would like to discuss this further. I would gladly help you or anyone understand the facts.  I will even by lunch. My treat.

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LMAO is on to something Drew. The following is a letter from my congressman Steve Stockman. I think you'll notice a slight change of attitude between our legislators and the ones in your neck of the woods.. ;D


36th District of Texas


  326 Cannon

Office Building

(202) 225-1555

January 24, 2013

Mr. Tal

Name and address changed to protect the innocent. ;D

Dear Mr. Harrison:

Thank you for taking the time to write to me. I really wish I could personally respond to everyone, but we are receiving literally thousands of emails and phone calls from folks like you. They are running 25 to 1 in support of my efforts to preserve and restore the original intent of the Second Amendment. If you want instant inside updates from the Capitol you may sign up at https://stockman.house.gov/contact/newsletter.

The fact is gun bans and anti-gun laws have always lead to one thing – more gun violence.

We owe it to innocent people to make this country as safe as possible. Sadly, in President Obama’s announcement every tragedy he mentioned was either in a state that aggressively restricts the right to keep and bear arms or was in a location that banned guns completely.

The White House announced they will use Executive Orders to infringe upon the God-given right to keep and bear arms protected by the Second Amendment from government intrusion.

Among the Executive Orders issued are tracking of your firearms, which creates a de facto national gun registry, and a White House demand for laws regulating the private transfer of firearms.

In other words, if you give your son his first hunting rifle, you may face a prison sentence if you fail to get approval from the government.

Those proposals, along with others floated by the White House as presidential decrees, are cutting attacks on your right as a peaceable person to keep and bear arms for your defense. The ability to defend one from aggressors is a basic human right.

My staff is reviewing the Executive Orders. Should President Obama issue Orders infringing upon your basic human right, I am prepared to fight back with peaceable legislative force.

>> I will lead the fight to defeat the President’s dangerous legislative proposals.

>> I will seek legislation overturning the Orders.

>> I will seek legislation barring funds to enforce the Orders.

>> I will seek legislation to cut White House funding should the President issue and enforce such Orders.

>> I will support legal efforts to overturn the Orders in court.

I ask you to contact your representatives in the House and Senate at House.gov and Senate.gov and politely urge them to support efforts to overturn or defund any proposed executive actions and to defeat the President’s dangerous legislative proposals.

Now, I would hope those measures are enough to either deter President Obama or thwart his efforts.

However, if they do not or are unsuccessful I will consider speaking with my colleagues and filing articles of impeachment.

Impeachment is not something to be taken lightly. It is a grave and serious undertaking that should only be initiated in a sober and serious manner. It should be reserved only for most egregious of trespasses by the President.

I would consider using Executive Orders to engage in attacks on a constitutionally-protected right and violating his sworn oath of office to be such a trespass. The President cannot issue executive orders depriving the people of full access to an enumerated constitutional right.

I do not think it will come to that. The President is not an absolute ruler, and his actions and orders can be checked and balanced by the Congress and the courts – if the Congress is willing.

That is why I ask you to please contact your elected representatives at House.gov and Senate.gov and politely urge them to support legislative efforts to overturn and defund the president’s Orders, and to defeat his legislative proposals.

The right to keep and bear arms is a basic human right that has kept us free for over two centuries. With a vigilant citizenry eager to contact their elected officials and make their voice heard, it will continue to be that way.

In the meantime, I encourage you to sign up for my free newsletter. It will give you instant inside updates from the Capitol. You may sign up at https://stockman.house.gov/contact/newsletter.



Your Member of Congress


C'mon down buddy. I'll teach you how to say Y'all and Aint. And such catchy phrases as..

"That damn pick up of yours is so sorry it wouldn't pull a sick whore off a toilet"..

And the ever popular

"That's true like a pigs ass is pork"


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