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'Duck Dynasty' Star Phil Robertson Suspended Over Anti-Gay Remarks (VIDEO)

'Duck Dynasty' Star Phil Robertson Suspended Over Anti-Gay Remarks (VIDEO)

Commented Dec 19, 2013 at 01:25:56 in TV

“1st Amendment doesn't apply to a privately owned broadcaster. Phil can buy his own TV channel if he wants to talk like that.”
NRA Sues Sunnyvale Over Gun-Control Ordinance

NRA Sues Sunnyvale Over Gun-Control Ordinance

Commented Dec 18, 2013 at 04:24:20 in Politics

“Like most rights, the right secured by the Second Amendment is not unlimited. From Blackstone through the 19th-century cases, commentators and courts routinely explained that the right was not a right to keep and carry any weapon whatsoever in any manner whatsoever and for whatever purpose.

[...]

Nothing in our opinion should be taken to cast doubt on longstanding prohibitions on the possession of firearms by felons and the mentally ill, or laws forbidding the carrying of firearms in sensitive places such as schools and government buildings, or laws imposing conditions and qualifications on the commercial sale of arms.

Said by none other than conservative Supreme Court Justice Scalia. Your interpretation is wrong. There are limitations on the 2nd that are absolutely legal, and my community or the community of Sunnyvale has every right and interest to make law on behalf of the citizens without interference by the NRA. Where do community standards exist? Indecency. And if you knew your law, you might also recognize that communities have the right to determine that as it relates to zoning and business types. Perhaps you should try studying law before speaking of it simply because it favors your desire to carry your "extensions" in public.”

martinrockett on Dec 18, 2013 at 15:42:32

“BTW my comments on this is running 40 in favor of me and only 2 not agreeing with me”

martinrockett on Dec 18, 2013 at 15:33:49

“The fact remains every local gun case that has went to federal court over the last 2 years has been in favor of the gun owners and not the cities/states. Should the mentally Ill have guns, of course not, should felons have guns, no but there are federal laws in place that govern those types of transactions. I do not believe that local governments should have the ability to oppress gun owners rights with layer after layer of local laws. There becomes a point that passing local gun laws violate the second amendment rights of gun owners, this is why lawsuits by the NRA and others exist.”
NRA Sues Sunnyvale Over Gun-Control Ordinance

NRA Sues Sunnyvale Over Gun-Control Ordinance

Commented Dec 18, 2013 at 04:15:55 in Politics

“Not according to Justice Scalia.”

ilovemyrights on Dec 19, 2013 at 02:37:52

“Scalia spoke VERY specifically on limits. Magazine limits were NOT what he had in mind.”

martinrockett on Dec 18, 2013 at 15:39:35

“he may say that but he voted to in favor of the gun owners in both Heller V DC and In Mc Donald v City of Chicago decisions. The State of Illinois had the prohibition against carrying concealed overturned by the district court in Chicago and the Attorney general of Illinois said that the reason she was not appealing to the SCOUTS was she believed with the currant makeup of the court she did not believe that they would rule in favor of the State of Illinois over the gun owners rights.”
Sean Duffy: Fellow Republicans Sometimes 'Come Across As Knuckle-Dragging Neanderthals'

Sean Duffy: Fellow Republicans Sometimes 'Come Across As Knuckle-Dragging Neanderthals'

Commented Dec 18, 2013 at 01:43:58 in Politics

“"How does our conservative ideology and philosophy actually help lift them out of the place that they're in today and move them up the economic ladder?" - It doesn't.”
Iowans Favor Chris Christie Over Hillary Clinton, Poll Shows

Iowans Favor Chris Christie Over Hillary Clinton, Poll Shows

Commented Dec 18, 2013 at 01:16:08 in Politics

“Plenty of time for Christie's issues to come to light - and he'll tilt rightward to win a primary. Not worried.”
NRA Sues Sunnyvale Over Gun-Control Ordinance

NRA Sues Sunnyvale Over Gun-Control Ordinance

Commented Dec 18, 2013 at 01:13:50 in Politics

“Appears the NRA has no respect for community standards or the rights of Sunnyvale to determine what's legal and acceptable in their community. If the NRA types don't like Sunnyvale, they're welcome to move to Texas. And to state the obvious, you are not born carrying a gun, gun owners are not a protected class, and this is not equal in any sense to racist or sexist discrimination.”

ilovemyrights on Dec 20, 2013 at 13:33:39

“No community has the right to override state or federal laws. If it is in violation of the Constitution it is in everyone's interests to get this suit started and on to the Courts.

It is absolutely equal to any other civil rights violations...”

ilovemyrights on Dec 19, 2013 at 02:37:10

“Of course they don't respect individual communities having laws that don't match the state's laws. Cities don't get to do that. We have won in suits against San Francisco three times in the last 20 years and forced them to backtrack their legislation. In California, state gun laws pre-empt local laws.”

yzfnyc on Dec 18, 2013 at 12:13:46

“I really don't understand what make The People so ignorant about laws. No law or ordinance is legal if it goes against your Rights as an American. Its you Rights if you want to exercise it that's your business [Liberal Ideology]. The Constitution is there to limit government not the other way around. Study history and you will understand that as "The People" you should not allow government to take away your rights. Just an FYI I'm a Jimmy Carter Liberal a rare breed now a days.”

william ashbless on Dec 18, 2013 at 12:01:13

“Except Sunnyvale enacted a law which violates State and Federal Ex Post Facto law. Sunnyvale's 'Legal and Acceptable' is illegal.”

Kimber TLE on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:37:33

“So you'd be all for allowing, say... the citizens of the state of [pick a state] regulating the right to vote? Perhaps they could implement a poll tax, or make people take a written test. And everyone else should just stay the heck out of the way! We the People should rule our states! The Tenth Amendment says so!

Or do you think the minority has a right to fight for their freedoms when governments of any size attempt to suppress those rights? And should we, the minority, allow pockets of suppression, or should we fight wherever and whenever it occurs?

You can't have it both ways. Pick one.”

martinrockett on Dec 18, 2013 at 03:09:58

“Nowhere In the Second amendment does community standards exist....who cares about the community standards...violation of the second amendment is just that a violation..the NRA has every right to use the federal court system and lawsuits to stop local/state violations of the constitution...”

martinrockett on Dec 18, 2013 at 02:50:28

“If Sunnyvale is trampling on gun owners rights, then the NRA has every right to take them to court...in the prevailing federal courts the NRA has a excellent record of trashing local gun laws..i,e Heller V DC & McDonald v City of Chicago...one never knows Sunnyvale may just get its stupid gun laws overturned at the federal level..as all gun laws should be...there are no good gun laws....”
Jon Stewart's Reaction To Megyn Kelly's 'White Santa' Statement Is All We Need

Jon Stewart's Reaction To Megyn Kelly's 'White Santa' Statement Is All We Need

Commented Dec 16, 2013 at 02:25:11 in Comedy

“I'll believe in a Santa of any color before I believe Fox is a "news" channel.”

dayleyw on Dec 16, 2013 at 06:34:36

“Now a days only, but the first Santa was a white man! Read you history.”
Megyn Kelly Defends Her Santa Comments, Attacks Critics For 'Race Baiting'

Megyn Kelly Defends Her Santa Comments, Attacks Critics For 'Race Baiting'

Commented Dec 15, 2013 at 01:34:40 in Media

“The saddest part of all of this is that there's anyone on this planet who tunes in to find out what she thinks about anything for any reason other than comedy.”

MPCRpiano626 on Dec 15, 2013 at 02:26:32

“Have you ever watched her? Do you know anything about her?”
Background Checks Kept 72 Criminals From Buying A Gun In Colorado

Background Checks Kept 72 Criminals From Buying A Gun In Colorado

Commented Dec 14, 2013 at 16:03:32 in Politics

“People under restraining orders shouldn't have guns.”

crosswiredmind on Dec 16, 2013 at 10:12:46

“Agreed, but they are not criminals as the article would have us believe.”
Background Checks Kept 72 Criminals From Buying A Gun In Colorado

Background Checks Kept 72 Criminals From Buying A Gun In Colorado

Commented Dec 14, 2013 at 16:02:03 in Politics

“The law doesn't ask what people "feel." People evading the law are still criminals.”

schotts on Dec 17, 2013 at 00:21:55

“They are misdemeanors and when committed in isolation such as two life long friends, both otherwise never committing a crime but not complying when one sells to the other is hardly an issue. That is why the cops aren't enforcing. It's a feel good law and w/o mandatory, retroactive registration with a high level of compliance, UBC is unenforceable.”
Background Checks Kept 72 Criminals From Buying A Gun In Colorado

Background Checks Kept 72 Criminals From Buying A Gun In Colorado

Commented Dec 14, 2013 at 16:00:51 in Politics

“But they are criminals because they committed crimes. Or are not mentally stable. Neither of which should entitle them to get guns.”
Here's A Look At All The Gun Control Laws Congress Has Passed Since Newtown

Here's A Look At All The Gun Control Laws Congress Has Passed Since Newtown

Commented Dec 14, 2013 at 13:58:47 in Politics

“Violent crime is not the same as mass shootings. Seen any in Japan lately? The Japanese love our "violent" games but they don't seem to snap and shoot up schools over it. Video games are not the cause.”
Here's A Look At All The Gun Control Laws Congress Has Passed Since Newtown

Here's A Look At All The Gun Control Laws Congress Has Passed Since Newtown

Commented Dec 14, 2013 at 03:43:45 in Politics

“Then explain why all of the other countries that avidly consume our movies, music, television and violent video games don't do it.”

Michael Samra on Dec 14, 2013 at 04:35:55

“They do engage in it..Violent crime is out of sight in Europe and have no way to defend themselves.”

aloha red on Dec 14, 2013 at 04:18:53

“Lets hear it, you wanted me to explain why I did now how about the same?”

aloha red on Dec 14, 2013 at 04:12:59

“Now lets hear it from you, why there is no mention of this?”

aloha red on Dec 14, 2013 at 03:59:54

“Tell me why the sandy hook shooter had thousands of dollars in violent video games and the columbine shooters mimic'd the matrix movie? I can remember the shooter in Sweden or maybe that doesn't count; I always thought Sweden was the cornerstone of "civilized society"?”
'Seinfeld' Is Coming To Apple TV (Via Crackle)

'Seinfeld' Is Coming To Apple TV (Via Crackle)

Commented Dec 13, 2013 at 16:32:49 in Technology

“Just in time for Festivus.”
Arapahoe High School Shooting Leaves Student Injured, 1 Dead [UPDATE]

Arapahoe High School Shooting Leaves Student Injured, 1 Dead [UPDATE]

Commented Dec 13, 2013 at 16:28:16 in Crime

“We do have that opportunity. It's called voting - and accepting that you don't get to undo it.”
Arapahoe High School Shooting Leaves Student Injured, 1 Dead [UPDATE]

Arapahoe High School Shooting Leaves Student Injured, 1 Dead [UPDATE]

Commented Dec 13, 2013 at 16:22:41 in Crime

“Gunowner liability and requiring the guns to be secured would do some good. But we can't do that. We have to allow the gun owners to be innocent should their stupidity lead to someone else's harm.”

sretepp on Dec 13, 2013 at 17:42:34

“I agree but too many innocent people, especially children, will die.”
Arapahoe High School Shooting Leaves Student Injured, 1 Dead [UPDATE]

Arapahoe High School Shooting Leaves Student Injured, 1 Dead [UPDATE]

Commented Dec 13, 2013 at 16:21:37 in Crime

“Except, you know, requiring the "lawful owner" of the weapon had secured it in the first place. I hope whoever made that gun accessible to him is descended on by a flock of vicious lawyers.”
Arapahoe High School Shooting Leaves Student Injured, 1 Dead [UPDATE]

Arapahoe High School Shooting Leaves Student Injured, 1 Dead [UPDATE]

Commented Dec 13, 2013 at 16:08:02 in Crime

“More specifically, we can thank the misinterpretation of the 2nd Amendment by a bunch of George Zimmerman/Adam Kokesh fanboys who want to play hero.”
Steve King: Immigration Would Split GOP, Hurt Obamacare Fight

Steve King: Immigration Would Split GOP, Hurt Obamacare Fight

Commented Dec 13, 2013 at 15:19:27 in Politics

“Yes, where your party will be spending millions to primary other Republicans for not being conservative enough. Should be fun..”
Gabby Giffords Super PAC Releases New Ad On Newtown Anniversary

Gabby Giffords Super PAC Releases New Ad On Newtown Anniversary

Commented Dec 13, 2013 at 15:17:26 in Politics

“I suppose on Earth Day you make sure to turn on all your lights and leave your vehicle running just for laughs too.”
Gabby Giffords Super PAC Releases New Ad On Newtown Anniversary

Gabby Giffords Super PAC Releases New Ad On Newtown Anniversary

Commented Dec 13, 2013 at 15:16:57 in Politics

“Gun sales have increased. The numbers suggest it's more likely fewer people owning more guns. That doesn't mean an expanded market share per se, which is why the fear mongering campaign - unlike introducing something revolutionary like an iPhone, the gun companies know there is a limited set of people who will ever buy. So they have to encourage them to buy MORE guns - even if in the aggregate its fewer parties making the purchase.”
Gabby Giffords Super PAC Releases New Ad On Newtown Anniversary

Gabby Giffords Super PAC Releases New Ad On Newtown Anniversary

Commented Dec 13, 2013 at 15:15:26 in Politics

“Part of it is racial. I don't think as many people would have done it if Kerry or Hillary were in office. And that's not excusing them, it's a sad thing. But a ton of the fear campaign worked because it played on people's fear of "the other."”
Gabby Giffords Super PAC Releases New Ad On Newtown Anniversary

Gabby Giffords Super PAC Releases New Ad On Newtown Anniversary

Commented Dec 13, 2013 at 15:14:18 in Politics

“Ignoring the death of innocents is never progress.”

veloci1 on Dec 13, 2013 at 15:46:44

“The Feds prosecuted less than 2% of the 15000 people who had background checks and were found to be ineligible (buying would be against the law) to buy a firearm.

ENFORCE THE LAWS ON THE BOOKS!”
Mike Huckabee Open To 2016 Presidential Run

Mike Huckabee Open To 2016 Presidential Run

Commented Dec 13, 2013 at 15:05:16 in Politics

“We're gonna need a bigger (clown) boat.”
Media Matters Declares Victory: 'The War On Fox Is Over'

Media Matters Declares Victory: 'The War On Fox Is Over'

Commented Dec 13, 2013 at 15:03:35 in Media

“Demographics are already waging a war on Fox News. If you look at the ads that run there, sure a lot of people watch it - but they're not the most lucrative audience and they're not bringing in enough younger people to grow it. They've already peaked.”
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