Quote of the Day: MA Rep. McGovern Almost Gets It Right (So To Speak)

“They have a right to protect their loved ones who may use a weapon against themselves or their family members.” – Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern, protesting repeal of Social Security gun ban, quoted in Congress scraps Obama rules on coal mining, guns [via washingtonpost.com]

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  1. avatar Tom in Oregon says:

    Proof that no cameras are allowed.

  2. avatar Mike says:

    Would like to read the article, but I’m not subscribing to WP for it (required for reading it). Not giving that liberal rag a shred of credibility, which the subscription rate would certainly be an indicator thereof.

    1. avatar Geoff PR says:

      No subscription necessary.

      Just give them a throw-away e-mail addy and you’re good to go…

      1. avatar andyNC says:

        Or use an ad blocker.

      2. avatar Random_Commenter says:

        I always use “spam@yahoo.com” as my “throw away” address

        Also flags their marketing emails as junk (eventually)

  3. avatar Swilson says:

    Aw what a sweet photo. I remember circle time from when I was in nursery school.

  4. avatar pwrserge says:

    Hm… I wonder when Trump will get around to pulling a Lincoln and dealing with the FAKE NEWS outlets once and for all?

    1. avatar barnbwt says:

      The moment he becomes the same kind of tyrant as Lincoln or FDR (which it seems many of us now want when the regime is on ‘our’ side but were lamenting not two months ago)

      Lets avoid turning this place into Russia, since there’s no place else to flee to.

      1. avatar pwrserge says:

        Once in a while, every republic needs a Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus. We got one in 1861… I think it’s about dan time.

      2. avatar tdiinva (now in wisconsin) says:

        You neo-Confederates kill me. Secession over slavery when you lose an election good bur starting a civil war after losing an election to someone you like bad. Where you stand is where you sit I guess.

    2. avatar Geoff PR says:

      Trump will do it at the time and place of his choosing.

      (If one digs about a bit at ‘The Weekly Standard’ website, they will find a rumor Trump may just get *another* SCOTUS pick when a wishy-washy conservative justice retires in a few months.)…

      1. avatar tdiinva (now in wisconsin) says:

        Do what? Become a dictator? For all his flaws Trump will abide by Constitutional norms.

        1. avatar Geoff PR says:

          The Left is going to go even more bananas (if even possible) when Trump deals with things in creative ways.

          Trump has a knack for doing whatever it takes to get things done.

          Look, Obama had a *bunch* of legal things he tried and were slapped down by the courts.

          I expect Trump to throw a lot of stuff on the wall, and be happy if even some of it sticks. Seek forgiveness, never permission, so to speak…

  5. avatar tdiinva (now in wisconsin) says:

    The irony here is that Rep. McGovern is just fine with your loved one going to a doctor “to hurt himself” instead of him doing it himself with a gun.

  6. avatar Joe R. says:

    Fake Representation

    F ALL of the evil POS (D) especially the voters.

  7. avatar GS650G says:

    These are the people who want to run your life. Let that unsettling thought settle in.

  8. avatar LarryinTX says:

    That text is bull, either misquoted or just wrong, it is plain gibberish, no one is that stupid.

  9. avatar Aaron M. Walker says:

    McGovern, and Elizabeth Pocahontas Warren are both shamefull traitors to their constituents in the state of Massachusetts! If anyone in Massachusetts has have a half a brain! They’d start a petition for recall ! These Fruitcakes shouldn’t have a say in government, or keys to the kingdom!!!! Let alone running it !!!

  10. avatar Aaron M. Walker says:

    McGovern, and Elizabeth Pocahontas Warren are both shamefull traitors to their constituents in the state of Massachusetts! If any in Massachusetts has have a half a brain! They’d start a petition for recall ! These Fruitcakes shouldn’t have a say in government, or keys to the kingdom!!!!

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