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If you follow Pro Gun Control on twitter you may of heard of me.I've been suspended so far 4 times by the pro gun nuts spam blocking me.I have a blog at stopguninsanity.com.I'm on Facebook,and most other social networks.I like creating fun graphics sometimes to get my message across.They say a picture tells a thousand words.I write daily about my thoughts on gun control ,or just republican craziness

3:26 PM PT: My ideas on gun control I thinks its got to be a all of the above.It should include background checks,Gun bans on Assault Rifles.Ban Clips with over 10 rounds,National gun buy back program,better mental healthcare,and yes stopping bullying.I think if you do all that you will almost stop all gun violence.I know there will still be some but it will be greatly reduced

Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 7:31 AM PT: When did a gun become  a sacred object worthy of worship?Really some referring to a gun as their baby or their child.They put their gun above all else their voting is about their gun.They will only vote for pro gun candidates for office.They must have a very shallow life focused only on one thing,Me I worry about global warming,I worry about the economy,and many other things.I can't understand a persons only worry being that they can have an assault rifle because of their insecurities

Originally posted to stop gun insanity on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 03:14 PM PST.

Also republished by Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment (RASA).

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  •  Tip Jar (9+ / 0-)

    Stop gun insanity if you want to have a future without violence

    by stopguninsanity on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 03:14:47 PM PST

  •  I also think there gun insurance should be .... (3+ / 0-)

    ... included in "all of the above".  Gun owners should be liable for those weapons until they are sold to someone else.

    I haven't been here long enough to be considered a Kossack, does that mean that I'm just a sack?

    by Hey338Too on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 03:49:00 PM PST

    •  Should read: I also think THAT... (sorry) eom. (3+ / 0-)

      I haven't been here long enough to be considered a Kossack, does that mean that I'm just a sack?

      by Hey338Too on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 04:06:16 PM PST

      [ Parent ]

    •  what about those who require narcotic (1+ / 0-)
      Recommended by:
      gerrilea

      pain meds?  Should they also be held to a higher accountability that requires a government imposed financial barrier?

      I see a very beautiful planet that seems very inviting and peaceful. Unfortunately, it is not.…We're better than this. We must do better. Cmdr Scott Kelley

      by wretchedhive on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 06:37:05 PM PST

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      •  Oh, you mean like PAYING to go to a doctors... (1+ / 0-)
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        YaNevaNo

        ... office (you know - to see one of those science guys), explaining your symptoms and having them evaluated by a professional, then getting a prescription from the STATE BOARD CERTIFIED doctor that used his knowledge to determine which med (also approved by the GOVERNMENT) will work best for your condition?  The GOVERNMENT keeps an eye on that doctor, and if he screws up he could lose his license.  And when you get your pills, there are warning labels up the wazoo - as dictated by the GOVERNMENT - to make sure that you understand the risks of taking the medication.  So there's quite a bit of GOVERNMENT oversight for that bottle of percodan you got.  If you think you aren't paying for that oversight I have a bridge that you can buy.  But here's the kicker - THE DOCTOR IS INSURED in case he makes a mistake and someone gets injured or killed because of his actions.

        If a doctor, who studies and trains for years before he has the ability to intervene in situations which could cause injury or death to a person has to have insurance; why shouldn't the person who buys a gun a WalMart also have to have insurance when he has the same power of injury or death when he handles his gun?

        I haven't been here long enough to be considered a Kossack, does that mean that I'm just a sack?

        by Hey338Too on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 11:07:15 PM PST

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        •  what on earth are you blathering about? (0+ / 0-)

          I was just talking about having pain meds in the house.

          I see a very beautiful planet that seems very inviting and peaceful. Unfortunately, it is not.…We're better than this. We must do better. Cmdr Scott Kelley

          by wretchedhive on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 12:53:18 PM PST

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  •  Just read an article by Michael Moore- (6+ / 0-)

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/...

    "We're never gonna get rid of crazy people. They've been around for thousands of years -- they'll continue to be around; they'll continue to do horrible things. But why are we their enablers? That's the crazy part," Moore said.

    "Hey----Hey---NRA---How many kids have you killed today?"

    by lyvwyr101 on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 04:01:52 PM PST

    •  let's have that discussion of what defines (4+ / 0-)
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      debedb, FrankRose, gerrilea, happy camper

      "enablers".  One devoid of "feels" but based on facts.

      I welcome it.  Better than some idiotic knee-jerk legislation.  That's the GOP's wheelhouse.

      I see a very beautiful planet that seems very inviting and peaceful. Unfortunately, it is not.…We're better than this. We must do better. Cmdr Scott Kelley

      by wretchedhive on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 06:39:30 PM PST

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      •  Facts: over 100k people shot every year, about 30% (2+ / 0-)
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        Miggles, rat racer

        die. Fact: it costs billions of dollars (most of it from taxpayers) to treat more than 70k people that survive being shot by guns.  Fact: nearly 3,000 kids die from getting shot every year.

        So you are right, this is about facts.  The facts are clear that something has to be done, and that something is sensible firearm regulations that do not infringe on anyone's 2A rights:

        1. Full criminal background checks on every firearm sale/transfer.

        2. Licensing and training requirements.

        3. Registration of every firearm.

        Then they came for me - and by that time there was nobody left to speak up.

        by DefendOurConstitution on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 07:39:39 PM PST

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        •  Will these "facts" you present stop the violence? (0+ / 0-)

          Fact, of those 1/3 deaths you mention, the majority are suicides, 61%.  Japan has no guns and their suicide rate is almost double ours.

          Fact, violent crimes in the UK are 4 times higher than ours.  

          What happens when your "reasonable" regulations cause a rise in total violent crime?

          What then?

          What is your definition of "kids"?

          http://www.huffingtonpost.com/...

          Between 2006 and 2010, 561 children age 12 and under were killed by firearms, according to the FBI's most recent Uniform Crime Reports.

          The FBI's count does not include gun-related child deaths that authorities have ruled accidental.

          When will you abide by these same standards when you exercise your religion, free speech and "peacefully" protesting?   Religions kill more people than any gun, they poison and brainwash the minds of billions to hate.  The "free speech" of GW has killed millions and cost the American taxpayer a cool $4 TRILLION.  OWS costs millions just in overtime paid to LEO, not including litigation costs.

          The "too big to fails" have impoverished millions of Americans leading to 133,000 deaths each and every year from poverty? Why aren't they in jail again?

          The gun did these things?  Banning or restricting the gun will stop these things?

          -7.62; -5.95 The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.~Tesla

          by gerrilea on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 10:11:17 PM PST

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  •  Oh--I forgot to add- (5+ / 0-)

    The title of the article is:

    "The NRA is Doomed"

    "Hey----Hey---NRA---How many kids have you killed today?"

    by lyvwyr101 on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 04:04:08 PM PST

  •  Thanks for the conversation, but haven't you (5+ / 0-)

    ignored one very valuable point?  What causes a person to pick up a firearm and use it against themselves or others?

    The Japanese have a higher suicide rate than we do, yet they have no guns.  In fact, we're number 34 on the list. Japan is number 7.

    The British have an overall violent crime rate 4 times ours, yet they have no guns.

    Social unrest is at an all time high throughout the planet, what's causing it? The gun?

    Will banning anything correct this?

    If we don't face the social decay brought about by 30+ yrs of policies enacted in D.C. by the Republicans and continued by Democrats, we are not going to get any better.

    The WTO, NAFTA, GATT and the IMF have made slaves of us all.

    The war on drugs has generational destroyed the African American family while turning our inner cities into war zones.

    The unfunded resource wars, unpunished crimes of Wall Street and the School to Prison pipeline have destroyed the very fabric of what we once stood for as a nation.

    The gun didn't do these things, Washington did.

    Hell, why didn't we seize HSBC's 2.3 Trillion in assets under our drug forfeiture laws again?  They were laundering drug money and funneling it to terrorists.  Yet if you or I get caught with a joint, they take your house, your car and all your money, claiming it was acquired through illegal drug dealing.

    The mortgage fraud is another!  Banks were foreclosing on homes they didn't even own!  

    There are 49 million Americans living in poverty today,  that's 16% of our entire population.

    Did the gun do that?

    The average American has lost almost 40% in their wealth.

    Did the gun do that?

    I don't think so.

    Hey, but thanks for letting us know you're "fighting the good fight" because banning/restricting the gun is going to fix all our problems and reduce violent crimes for us.

    Yahooooooooo!

    ;(

    -7.62; -5.95 The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.~Tesla

    by gerrilea on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 04:40:11 PM PST

    •  A gun did shoot my brother-in-law. (2+ / 0-)
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      Miggles, WakeUpNeo

      Not Washington, not Banks, not the WTO.

      Did a gun put a bullet in him?

      Yes. It did.

      I do read every diary on every issue you mention, but gun violence is a subject which can stand alone, and which merits a serious discussion by reasonable people.

      Thank you in advance for abiding by the rules of kind engagement advanced by so many Kossacks recently.

      Apologies in advance if I permitted the pain of gun violence to bleed through into my comment.

      Peace.

      "Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope." ~Robert F. Kennedy

      by Agent99 on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 06:36:58 PM PST

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      •  Why is it gun violence and not human violence? (1+ / 0-)
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        FrankRose

        Why do you absolve the human in this equation?

        Reasonable discussion would mean we find out why people take firearms and use them on themselves or others.We are better than the one dimensional propaganda being passed off as such.

        Did the gun that you claim shot your brother-in-law get arrested and convicted of the crime?

        -7.62; -5.95 The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.~Tesla

        by gerrilea on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 09:22:08 PM PST

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    •  if guns were rampant in the UK that 'violent crime (2+ / 0-)
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      Miggles, WakeUpNeo

      rate' you're talking about would translate into a SOARING and absolutely horrifying homicide rate.  Trust me--I lived there for 6 years.  Some of these yobs with guns in their hands?

      Yeah...that wouldn't be a good thing.

      Good thing that guns aren't rampant in the UK, so their homicide rate is a fraction of what ours is.

      •  So, instead of addressing the social decay we are (0+ / 0-)

        all facing you blame an object and say "job done"?

        The social decay is still there, correct?  So it is acceptable to you if man beats man, man steals and rapes and pillages, as long as man doesn't kill you while doing it?

        It's okay if we have a society of victims as long as they don't die?  As long as they live their lives of quiet desperation, all is good?

        We once stood for the working poor, the disenfranchised, economic justice and holding criminals accountable for their actions.   The criminals from Main Street have know the criminals on Wall Street are above the law.

        The gun didn't cause these conditions and banning or restricting the gun will never change or address these things.

        -7.62; -5.95 The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.~Tesla

        by gerrilea on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 09:34:42 PM PST

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        •  how in the world you got all that nonsense from (1+ / 0-)
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          peterfallow

          my (completely valid) point is beyond me....

          No, the gun doesn't 'cause'.  The gun 'facilitates'.

          Guns don't kill people.  Guns facilitate killing people.  This is not deniable.

          •  Then you're not paying attention. (0+ / 0-)

            The gun may "facilitate" crimes but it doesn't cause it.

            The cause of the violence is never allowed to be addressed any longer.  The policies, the greed and international criminal consortium that controls our governments want the argument to be about the something other than them.  

            They created the conditions that force people to become violent: poverty, indentured servitude, drug laws leading to despair.

            This is not nonsense, it's reality.

            -7.62; -5.95 The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.~Tesla

            by gerrilea on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 10:36:04 PM PST

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            •  oh for fuck's sake. Yeah, that's all part of the (1+ / 0-)
              Recommended by:
              peterfallow

              problem.  So are all the stupid guns.  It's not rocket science.  It's more like first-grade math.  I'm not advocating a gun ban--but if you can't acknowledge that guns are strongly contributing to the problem you're living in an alternate universe.

              •  Yep an Orwellian one created by strawmen (0+ / 0-)

                to present to us their red herrings claiming the gun is the problem while ignoring that which is right in front of them.

                I did say, "ban or restrict" banning assault rifles is the current meme, and "restrict" as in registering, psych tests, etc for everything else.

                These measures will not address why a human takes a firearm and uses it against themselves or others.

                That's the strawman, wrapped in a red herring that will divide this nation even further while ignoring that which caused the problem, the policies out of D.C.

                -7.62; -5.95 The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.~Tesla

                by gerrilea on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 11:13:44 PM PST

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      •  Good thing we DO have guns, or we would (1+ / 0-)
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        gerrilea

        have a violent crime rate four times what it is today.

        Yeah.....that wouldn't be a good thing.

        Those who would sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither.

        by FrankRose on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 09:44:37 PM PST

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  •  Thank you for the diary. If over 100k people shot (5+ / 0-)

    every year is not enough for our Congress to free itself from the grips of the NRA and pass some common sense firearm regulations, the I don't know what is!  (don't worry, "only" about 30% die)

    Then they came for me - and by that time there was nobody left to speak up.

    by DefendOurConstitution on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 04:49:56 PM PST

    •  tobacco is still a huge industry (4+ / 0-)

      just not so dramatic a cause for dilettantes.

      I see a very beautiful planet that seems very inviting and peaceful. Unfortunately, it is not.…We're better than this. We must do better. Cmdr Scott Kelley

      by wretchedhive on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 06:42:31 PM PST

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      •  This diary is about guns. Not tobacco. (2+ / 0-)
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        DefendOurConstitution, Miggles

        You would not go into a GUS diary and call tobacco quitters dramatic dilettantes, would you?

        As far as I can tell, GUS and pootie diaries are one place where people on all sides of the gun debate love each other.

        Let's expand upon that love. Let us try our best to make our points without hurting one another.

        Please refrain from attacking or responding to attacks.

        Peace.

        "Each time a person stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope." ~Robert F. Kennedy

        by Agent99 on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 06:52:36 PM PST

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  •  We are a troubled society- (2+ / 0-)

    but considering how many more people have been subject to gun violence------just since the the massacre at Sandy Hook--while it may take years to address so many issues--can we really afford to wait that long?

    "Hey----Hey---NRA---How many kids have you killed today?"

    by lyvwyr101 on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 05:06:35 PM PST

    •  We're going to find out. (1+ / 0-)
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      gerrilea

      2014

      Those who would sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither.

      by FrankRose on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 09:45:44 PM PST

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      •  If you are going to start voting for Republicans, (0+ / 0-)

        why are you still posting here?

        "If you don't sin, then Jesus died for nothing!" (on a sign at a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans)

        by ranger995 on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 10:36:24 PM PST

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        •  If you can read minds (1+ / 0-)
          Recommended by:
          gerrilea

          why are you asking me?

          Those who would sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither.

          by FrankRose on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 10:37:50 PM PST

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          •  You guys are all talking all kinds of shit about (0+ / 0-)

            the vote. You are all threatening that Democrats are going to lose if they push the AWB. Well, who you gonna vote for?

            Are YOU going to vote for Republicans or Democrats?

            Which is it? If it's the former, go find a Republican site, if it's the latter, stop threatening.

            "If you don't sin, then Jesus died for nothing!" (on a sign at a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans)

            by ranger995 on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 10:43:20 PM PST

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            •  Not "threatening". Making a rational conclusion (1+ / 0-)
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              gerrilea

              based upon historical evidence.

              I will not vote for anybody that supports infringing on the liberties of innocent Americans.
               Non-negotiable.

              "stop threatening"
              Not only will I not stop making rational conclusions based upon your suggested actions.....I look forward to asking you in the aftermath of this debacle if crushing the Democratic party because of your distrust of your fellow citizens & your hated of their liberties was worth it to you.

              I look forward to your answer.

              Those who would sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither.

              by FrankRose on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 10:50:16 PM PST

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            •  Threating? How do we get those we've elected (2+ / 0-)
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              lyvwyr101, FrankRose

              to listen?

              OWS threatened them, didn't they?

              So we should just sit down and shut up and not speak until spoken to?

              I'll tell you right now, I've started organizing here in NY to primary their asses out of office with Democrats that I will do what we want.

              More and better Democrats, I guess it depends on your perspective, right?

              Maybe you need to read a little?

              “Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation, are people who want crops without ploughing the ground; they want rain without thunder and lightning; they want the ocean without the roar of its many waters. The struggle may be a moral one, or it may be a physical one, or it may be both. But it must be a struggle. Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.

              ~Frederick Douglass

              -7.62; -5.95 The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.~Tesla

              by gerrilea on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 11:22:22 PM PST

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            •  One more time- (0+ / 0-)

              "Hey----Hey---NRA---How many kids have you killed today?"

              by lyvwyr101 on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 08:05:32 AM PST

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        •  Again- (0+ / 0-)

          "Hey----Hey---NRA---How many kids have you killed today?"

          by lyvwyr101 on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 08:04:21 AM PST

          [ Parent ]

      •  Here ya go- (0+ / 0-)

        "Hey----Hey---NRA---How many kids have you killed today?"

        by lyvwyr101 on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 08:03:37 AM PST

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  •  Blog-whoring. (1+ / 0-)
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    FrankRose

    I award you no points.

  •  Bloombergs 'newspaper' (0+ / 0-)

    The info wizard, funds Mayors against...is reporting the AWB doesn't stand
     ''a snowballs chance in hell'' of passing the senate
    ergo
    time to MOVE ON
    "MORANS"

    get a life

    Who is mighty ? One who turns an enemy into a friend !

    by OMwordTHRUdaFOG on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 09:33:25 PM PST

    •  While I wish you hadn't used the label, (0+ / 0-)

      "morans", you point needs to be fleshed out a bit.

      If it isn't going to pass, then what?

      I don't believe their propaganda. It seems like they're saying it to keep people from organizing on a grassroots level against it. They said they were going to "fix the health insurance bill", they didn't. Just pass the bill, we can go in and fix it later, well, how much later?

      It's like Obama saying he was going to veto the NDAA, people backed down and under cover of night, he signed it on New Year's Eve. Just like most "unsupported" bills are signed late on Friday Nights. Hell that's how we got the Federal Reserve on Christmas Eve.

      -7.62; -5.95 The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.~Tesla

      by gerrilea on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 10:27:48 PM PST

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      •  Too many people (2+ / 0-)
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        OMwordTHRUdaFOG, gerrilea

        are watching for this one to be slipped through on a Friday night.

        No ban will pass the Senate. And the House? If they even vote at all on a ban, it'll be because Boehner wants to give his fellow Republicans fodder for campaign attack ads against Democrats.

        "A lie is not the other side of a story; it's just a lie."

        by happy camper on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 06:32:04 AM PST

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      •  i really should diary this (1+ / 0-)
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        gerrilea

        like my diary's on the house & gun control
        1st group is Dem senators up for re-election in '14 in red states, 2nd group is Dem senators in Red states.
        then breaking down how much of the rest of those red states are dominated by republicans
        Some say thats 12 senators (votes needing to be swung 4 AWB passage)  i 'preliminary' counted more last night.
        i honestly dont think theres much to organize, as in no ones gonna change their minds, this sites irrational hysteria being a prime example.

         Id just like to see both chambers vote & everyone MOVE ON

        Universal back ground checks might just pass, if it has enough ''loopholes'' for family, relatives, 3rd cousins, class 3 owners & CC permit holders....

        Who is mighty ? One who turns an enemy into a friend !

        by OMwordTHRUdaFOG on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 11:29:14 AM PST

        [ Parent ]

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