Posts Tagged: Richard Blumenthal

Let me show you why banning high capacity magazines won't solve a thing

Let me show you why banning high capacity magazines won’t solve a thing

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The Hartford Courant reports that the Connecticut legislature is going to disclose its proposed new gun laws. Among the proposals is the banning of high capacity magazines. The proposed compromise among legislative leaders would ban large-capacity magazines containing more than 10 bullets – such as the 30-round magazines that Adam Lanza used in the Dec…. Read more »

And they say Wayne LaPierre is crazy? I'll show you crazy.

And they say Wayne LaPierre is crazy? I’ll show you crazy.

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After tragedies there is often a call for action – any action- regardless of how ineffective it might be. This week Wayne LaPierre of the NRA made a speech in which he called for armed cops in schools and it was ridiculed by Sen. Richard Blumenthal and Sen-elect Chris Murphy of Connecticut. Blumenthal called it… Read more »

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Say What? May 24, 2011 edition [Reader Post]

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid: “There’s no need to have a Democratic budget in my opinion.  It would be foolish for us to do a budget at this stage.”

Ed Schultz: “You see, being from the south, you know what these code words are all about. To say something about food stamps is not about white folks, it’s about black folks. There’s no question about it.”

Herb Kohl: “A 401(k) savings account should not be used as a piggy bank.”