Rep. Tim Donnelly: Guns Are “Absolutely Essential to Living the Way God Intended Us to Live”

CA rep Tim Donnelly Rep. Tim Donnelly: Guns Are Absolutely Essential to Living the Way God Intended Us to Live

Rep. Tim Donnelly: Guns Are “Absolutely Essential to Living the Way God Intended Us to Live”

RIGHT WING BS:  “They are used to defend our property and our families and our faith and our freedom, and they are absolutely essential to living the way God intended for us to live.”

– California Rep. Tim Donnelly (R), talking about guns on The Bottom Line.

TrackingPoint New ‘Smart-Gun’ Capable of Turning Anyone in Master Marksman Will Retail for $17K

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TrackingPoint Releases New ‘Smart-Gun’ Capable of Turning Anyone in Master Marksman

Just when the gun control debate intensifies, a highly sophisticated weapon, the Tracking Point rifle,  hits the market January 14, 2013, with a price tag of $17,000. This new ‘smart-gun’ is equipped with a computerized scope, which will enable anyone to become a master marksman.

Boasting three on-board processors and a precision guided firing system, the TrackingPoint rifle evaluates environmental factors such as wind speed and calculates the positions of moving targets with a claimed accuracy of almost a mile for novices.

Compensating for human error, looking through the futuristic laser rangefinder sight resembles the view a pilot has in a jet fighter cockpit and turns conventional bolt action rifles into deadly snipers – albeit at a cost of $17,000.

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On their website TrackingPoint say they build ‘Precision Guided Firearms, or ‘PGFs, ‘which are a series of three heavily customized hunting rifles, ranging from a .300 Winchester Magnum with a 22-inch barrel up to a .338 Lapua Magnum with 27-inch barrel, all fitted with advanced computerized scopes. Source:  Daily Mail

Do civilians really need a wi-fi enabled rifle? In light of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting massacre that left 20 children and six adults dead, is this the best we can come up with? More sophisticated rifles?

Watch TrackingPoint demonstration of ‘smart-gun:’

VP Joe Biden Suggests President Obama Could Use Executive Orders in Gun Control

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VP Joe Biden Suggests President Obama Could Use Executive Orders in Gun Control. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

QUOTE OF THE DAY:  “The president is going to act. There are executives orders, there’s executive action that can be taken. We haven’t decided what that is yet.”

– Vice President Biden, quoted by CNN, in comments ahead of a meeting with victims of gun violence.

I can hear the Obama critics now, including Breitbart, Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter, Wayne LaPierre and others literally going crazy over the potential that the president could unilaterally implement some gun control measures.

Drudge Report Compares President Obama to Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin over ‘executive orders’ on gun control.

Here’s the Drudge Report’s response to the possible use of executive powers by President Obama on gun violence — comparing President Obama to Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin:

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Right wing response to President Obama’s possible use of executive power in gun control