Here's your compassionate conservatism on full display folks. I guess this shouldn't be surprising after the behavior we saw from the crowds at the Republican presidential primary debates. John McCain's recent string of town hall meetings just continues to show the very ugly side of today's Republican party.
During his interview with Piers Morgan on CNN this Thursday evening, Mitt Romney doubled down on his assertion that changing the gun laws would not have made any difference in the Aurora massacre. While we can't stop every crazy person out there who wants to harm their fellow citizens, as Think Progress noted this week, there are things the Congress can do which would limit the amount of gun violence.
In 2004, this is what Mitt Romney said about the kind of weapons that James Holmes used to mow down 70 people in a mere seconds when he signed an assault weapons ban as governor. “These guns are not made for recreation or self-defense,”
I figured after a little time off I wouldn't get so sick reading and writing about the twisted minds of the conservative/TeaCrack Party, but I was wrong. Twitter has really fueled their lunatic scribblings. Check this out. John Cole: James
Lawrence O'Donnell took NRA lobbyist Wayne LaPierre apart last year after the shooting of Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords. On this Monday evening's show, he did it again in the wake of the Aurora massacre. O`DONNELL: In the Rewrite tonight, another
Jon Stewart took the talking heads in the media to task for the claim that it's too early after the shooting in the movie theater in Colorado to talk about gun control. STEWART: So you’re telling me it is too soon to even have a conversation
Colorado should be Ground Zero for a renewed commitment to new gun control legislation. It has witnessed two of the worst mass shootings in US history over the past 13 years, and in both of which, children were among the victims. In the Aurora