With everything going on around the world the President of the United States and his team have spend countless hours figuring out that Jared Loughner should not have been able to buy a gun. The President went so far as to publish an Op-Ed in of all places the Arizona Daily Star. In his opinion piece he does what he always does tell us people will disagree but we should not listen to them we should listen to him. He is the only one looking out for us. The gun lobby does not care about you and the anti-gun lobby wants nobody to own guns. Here is a link to his Op-Ed. It is too long to post here.
This must be a good thing because the Huffington Post wasted no time trumpeting the announcement of the conversation the President wants about guns. But the very first paragraph has to be false. Here is how the HuffPo article starts.
The Obama administration has conducted informal discussions with groups from both ends of the gun-policy spectrum, including law enforcement and gun-rights organizations, and is set to hold formal meetings as early as this week in an effort to chart out a set of new firearms policies, administration officials say.
Both sides? When asked if he was going to meet with the Presidents team to discuss this issue the head of the NRA Wayne LaPierre had this to sayto the New York Times. read more »