Posts Tagged ‘2nd Amendment’

In remarks to the press recently, Governor Andrew Cuomo said you don’t know what to expect next in this election.  I don’t mind admitting that the idea of what could be next strikes me with dread.

Families of leaders who were assassinated or survived assassination attempts are speaking out.

From Dr. Bernice A. King on Facebook:

Be A King

As the daughter of a leader who was assassinated, I find ‪#‎Trump‬‘s comments distasteful, disturbing, dangerous. His words don’t ‪#‎LiveUp‬. ‪#‎MLK‬

From Patti Davis on Facebook:

To Donald Trump: I am the daughter of a man who was shot by someone who got his inspiration from a movie, someone who believed if he killed the President the actress from that movie would notice him. Your glib and horrifying comment about “Second Amendment people” was heard around the world. It was heard by sane and decent people who shudder at your fondness for verbal violence. It was heard by your supporters, many of whom gleefully and angrily yell, “Lock her up!” at your rallies. It was heard by the person sitting alone in a room, locked in his own dark fantasies, who sees unbridled violence as a way to make his mark in the world, and is just looking for ideas. Yes, Mr. Trump, words matter. But then you know that, which makes this all even more horrifying.

From William Kennedy Smith and Jean Kennedy Smith:


Political violence is no joke

By William Kennedy Smith and Jean Kennedy Smith August 10

William Kennedy Smith and Jean Kennedy Smith are the nephew and sister of President John. F. Kennedy and Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, who was assassinated on June 6, 1968.

On April 4, 1968, the day the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed, Robert Kennedy was campaigning for the presidency in Indianapolis. Bobby conveyed the news of King’s death to a shattered, mostly black audience. He took pains to remind those whose first instinct may have been toward violence that President John F. Kennedy had also been shot and killed. Bobby went on, “What we need in the United States is not division; what we need in the United States is not hatred; what we need in the United States is not violence and lawlessness, but is love, and wisdom, and compassion toward one another, and a feeling of justice toward those who still suffer within our country, whether they be white or whether they be black.”

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And now this.

Battleground State Editorials Rip Trump’s Second Amendment Comments: ‘Very Irresponsible,’ ‘Disqualifying,’ ‘Reckless and Dangerous, ‘Inexcusable,’ ‘The Most Damning Thing He’s Done on the Trail,’ ‘Unacceptable,’ ‘Outrageous,’ ‘A New Low’>>>>


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No matter what his stable-boys say to try to clean up his remarks, his meaning was clear.

Trump appears to encourage gun owners to take action if Clinton appoints anti-gun judges

The Washington Post
Sean Sullivan

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, speaking at a rally in Wilmington, N.C., on Tuesday, appeared to encourage gun owners to take action if Hillary Clinton is elected president and appoints judges who oppose gun rights.

The mogul said that Clinton “wants to abolish, to essentially abolish the Second Amendment,” a charge she has flatly denied. He said that if Clinton becomes president, she could appoint judges that would leave Americans nearly helpless on this front.

“By the way, and if she gets to pick — if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks,” Trump warned. “Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is, I don’t know.”

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In democracies, we campaign in language. Candidates cannot take action until/unless they are elected to office. The implication is very clear.  Whether he tries to defend his words as sarcasm or as jokes, this kind of rhetoric has no place on the presidential campaign trail. None!

Statement from Robby Mook on Trump’s Comments Today in Wilmington, NC

After Donald Trump’s comments in Wilmington, NC today, Hillary for America Campaign Manager Robby Mook released the following statement: “This is simple—what Trump is saying is dangerous. A person seeking to be the President of the United States should not suggest violence in any way.

Enough is enough!

Lincoln, Garfield, McKinley, JFK, RFK, MLK, and attempts on TR, FDR, Ford (twice), Reagan (badly – nearly fatal)  and George Wallace  (presidential candidate) all of this not to mention the Rabin analogy which is frighteningly close. The message was very clear and enough is enough. We do not joke about assassination in this country – or anywhere!

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I agree with Friedman. His children should be ashamed of him, and he should lose all 50 states.  He should also lose the “secret ones” wherever they are.


Here is the hashtag … still trending >>>>

Hillary Clinton is doing this for all of us, and we love her for her selfless campaign.



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