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Rand Paul… The Next Aaron Burr?

Hmmm…Apparently the news that Tea Party darling Rand Paul has been copying his speeches directly from other folks has irritated the boy.

Now he wants to shoot it out ala Aaron Burr – Alexander Hamilton

Apparently with Rachel Maddow, who has exposed him.

Now Maddow may be a bit of a mannish woman, and she makes no secret of her lifestyle preferences…

But I guess the fact that she is bookish, liberal, and rather anti-gun makes her a safe victim for him to challenge.

Now – this isn’t the first time Mr. Paul has run into trouble with the Academics. He claims to be a Doctor, but has never passed any state exam to certify that fact. He claims he is “self certified”…

Now…If she does decide to take him up on it, this Progressive for one would be more than happy to take her down to the range with a selection of a few accurate hand cannons in a Magnum caliber of choice to teach her how to hit exactly what she is aiming at. And loan her her new fav…

I pity the poor boy’s cajones.

 

 

 
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Posted by on November 3, 2013 in Stupid Tea Bagger Tricks

 

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Chicago Returns Fire on SCUMUS 5

Not surprisingly, the City of Chicago has pushed back on the SCUMUS 5 Majority ruling on the Second Amendment. This one ought to provide fodder for the courts for the next 20 years.

Another bad decision leading to a Draconian response.

Chicago approves tough new handgun restrictions

The Chicago City Council on Friday approved what city officials say is the strictest handgun ordinance in the United States.

The 45-0 vote came four days after a Supreme Court ruling made it almost certain that Chicago’s handgun ban would be overturned. The high court ruled Americans have a right to own a gun for self-defense anywhere they live.

The new city ordinance bans gun shops in Chicago and prohibits gun owners from stepping outside their homes, even onto their porches or garages, with a handgun. It will take effect in 10 days.

The ordinance also:

_ Limits the number of handguns residents can register to one per month and prohibit residents from having more than one handgun in operating order at any given time.

_ Requires residents in homes with children to keep them in lock boxes or equipped with trigger locks.

_ Requires prospective gun owners to take a four-hour class and one-hour training at a gun range. They would have to leave the city for training because Chicago prohibits new gun ranges and limits the use of existing ranges to police officers. Those restrictions were similar to those in an ordinance passed in Washington, D.C., after the high court struck down its ban two years ago.

_ Prohibits people from owning a gun if they were convicted of a violent crime, domestic violence or two or more convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Residents convicted of a gun offense would have to register with the police department.

_ Calls for the police department to maintain a registry of every handgun owner in the city, with the names and addresses to be made available to police officers, firefighters and other emergency responders.

Those who already have handguns in the city — which has been illegal since the city’s ban was approved 28 years ago — would have 90 days to register those weapons, according to the proposed ordinance.

Residents convicted of violating the city’s ordinance can face a fine up to $5,000 and be locked up for as long as 90 days for a first offense and a fine of up to $10,000 and as long as six months behind bars for subsequent convictions.

Though Monday’s Supreme Court ruling did not specifically strike down Chicago’s handgun ban, it ordered a federal appeals court to reconsider its ruling.

Mayor Richard Daley moved quickly to get a new ordinance in place and has indicated that he expects legal challenges to the new restrictions.

 
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Posted by on July 2, 2010 in Stupid Republican Tricks

 

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