Has President Obama Been Lax on Gun Control?
Question to the President: Where have you been?
"Where have you been?"
"During a news conference at the White House, President Obama was asked, "Where have you been?" in regards to gun violence by ABC News' Jake Tapper."
Mr. Tapper said that President Obama had the opportunity to continue the "Assault Weapons ban" from President Clinton.
That Sir is not true. You do know that "ban" expired in 2004, I do believe Bush was President.
“Here’s where I’ve been Jake!”
“Here’s where I’ve been Jake,” Obama said. “I’ve been president of the United States dealing with the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, an auto industry on the verge of collapse, two wars, I don’t think I’ve been on vacation. I think all of us have to do some reflection on how we prioritize what we do here in Washington.”
Obama repeated his statement from Sunday that “if we are not getting right the need to keep our children safe then nothing else matters,” but said there are many ways to do that.
“A lot of things are involved in that, Jake — making sure they’ve got decent health care, making sure they’ve got good education, making sure that their parents have jobs, those are all relevant as well,” Obama said. “Those aren’t just sort of side issues.”
Mr. Tapper verbally attacks President Obama!
Posted by Madeleine Morgenstern, December 19, 2012 1:23 PM, ABC News' Jake Tapper confronted President Barack Obama about not doing more, earlier in his administration to combat gun violence following last week’s horrific elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
After Obama's announcement of a new task force to reduce gun violence, and bring about 'real reforms.'
Jake Tapper stated. "This is not the first issue, the first incident of horrific gun violence of your four years,” “Where have you been?”
What has the President accompolished??
I have a question for Mr. Tapper
Why was President Clinton's assault weapons ban allowed to expire during the Bush administration?
President Obama wants to reinstate the Assault Weapons Ban!
Why do Republicans question everything President Obama does/does not do?
This reminded me of an article written by a contributor to our local paper. One week after President Obama had taken the oath of office. I will call her Judy.
Judy wanted to know what the President had done to fill the hole that GWB and his cabal had been digging for eight long years.
I keep hearing "Where have you been, what have you done?" This is not something I heard during the bush administration.
An example was the woman (I call Judy) who wrote/writes Op-ed articles for my local newspaper.
In an article dated January 24, 2009. Judy asked why the President had not brought about the change he promised in his campaign. President Barack Obama was sworn in January 20th 2009. Judy's article was written January 24th 2009.
My Letter to Judy - January 31, 2009
My letter written January 31st 2009 and it is still apropos.
Dear Ms. Judy
I am writing this in reference to your article of January 24, 2009.
After less than one week in office you are critical of President Obama for not showing that he has done any thing to correct the GOP misdeeds when they were in office.
It is surprising that you are blaming Obama for the predicament this country is in considering that your president/party put us where we are right now.
George w. bush was digging this hole we are in for (8) EIGHT years, and you seem to think Obama should have it filled before he has completed his first week in office.
Bailout – George w. bush, gave bailout money to Wall Street CEOs who gave themselves 20 million plus, each in bonuses, aren’t these the same fat cat who got his tax cuts???
Funny how “W's” bail out of the filthy rich parallels the George Herbert Walker Bush’s bail out of the late1980s Savings & Loans and all the sons of a bush were involved in the scamming. You RICH seem to forget that!
Or maybe you just don’t care. And you have the gall to talk about the stimulus plan. It is obvious that you have never been broke or never wanted for anything in you life, and you think the RICH should get richer and the POOR should get nothing.
How’s that for CHANGE? You asked. I will tell you how that is for CHANGE.
President Obama will be working for all the people, not just the RICH, GREEDY, UNCARING, INCONSIDERATE, people who received george w. bush’s tax cuts and bail out money!!!
Speaking of TAX CUTS, George W. Bush actually raised taxes, when he was deposited in the seat of the deposed president, when he cut the subsidies for the state and local governments and the state and local governments had to raise the state and local taxes to cover the defunct subsidies.
What happened to the Messiah’s plan? You asked.
If you are referring to President Obama, he is not my Messiah, my Messiah’s plan for 'ALL' his people is still in place, but he has not returned yet and he will never set foot on the earth again, and his people will all ascend up to meet him in the air. See: I Thessalonians §4:17.
I am sure that President Obama will do the best he can to keep his promises, in spite of the republicans putting up road blocks every step of the way and he will have to fight for anything that is for the poor or middle class.
Who put us into the depression in 1929? Herbert Clark Hoover, a republican
Who got us out of the depression 1933? Franklin Delano Roosevelt 1933-1945, a democrat.
Who got us Social Security 1935? Franklin Delano Roosevelt 1933-1945, a democrat.
Who has tried to eliminate Social Security? Every Republican President/administration since 1945.
Even you Ms. Judy will benefit from Social Security, if you contributed to it.
Who got Medicare for the people1965, all people not just the poor and middle class? Lyndon Baines Johnson, democrat.
Who has tried to eliminate Medicare? Every Republican President/administration since 1965
This remindes me, Ms. Judy. What do we need Republicans for????
Now we are faced with the fiscal cliff/Republican Bluff!
Republicans went on Christmas Holiday! And you think they care about the American People?
"To me "life" matters, and we all bleed the same color and we are all susceptible to dying from the same speeding bullet, no matter who is holding the gun__— Shyron E Shenko
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