Dishonest Dick Durbin smears NRA at hearing, uses dishonest tactics with panelists

Smear-merchant Sen. Dick Durbin smeared the membership base of the NRA, including Wayne LaPierre who was present, in today’s gun violence hearing. After an unfair tussle over background checks with LaPierre, Durbin then asked LaPierre if he agreed to the sentiment of other NRA members that they needed ‘assault weapons’ to protect themselves from the government and the police. LaPierre responded that indeed the 2nd amendment was added to the Constitution by men who had lived under the tyrannical rule of King George and wanted to ensure that free people never lived under tyranny again.

Durbin then looked directly at the very liberal Baltimore County Police Chief and said:

“Well Chief Johnson, you’ve heard it. The belief of the NRA is the 2nd amendment has to American citizens the fire power to fight back against you…”



OUTRAGEOUS. That’s not at all what the NRA believes, nor did LaPierre ever insinuate that. It’s about fighting tyranny, a tyrannical government. And of course the liberal police chief played along and responded with disdain at the idea. Total smear by Durbin.

Shortly after that Durbin began to question another panelist about 100-round magazines. The panelist clearly pointed out that those are novelty items, not something used by the American public at large or even law enforcement. The panelist wanted to focus on the Heller Case from the DC gun ban and defend only the normal capacity magazines that police officers use, but Durbin insisted on twisting his words, accusing him of advocating for 100-round magazines, simply so he could demagogue the issue.

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Jd Williamson
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Jd Williamson

Durbin’s intentions were clearly to discredit the NRA by smearing LaPierre publicly. The demos have little recourse when faced up against the powerful NRA organization. Durbin is a thorn in the side to every Illinois Republican. The majority of northern Democrats continue to elect him & he has become a powerful mouth piece for the Senate. He will be remembered as the Democratic axe man. I applaud LaPierre for not confronting Durbin in a face off for his rhetoric is boring mostly lies and by appearing boisterous he did more harm than good.

Bob Honiker
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Bob Honiker

“The prospect of tyranny may not grab the headlines the way vivid stories of gun crime routinely do. But few saw the Third Reich coming until it was too late. The Second Amendment is a doomsday provision, one designed for those exceptionally rare circumstances where all other rights have failed – where the government refuses to stand for reelection and silences those who protest; where courts have lost the courage to oppose, or can find no one to enforce their decrees. However improbable these contingencies may seem today, facing them unprepared is a mistake a free people get to make only once.”

Judge Alex Kozinski

Joe ThePimpernel
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Joe ThePimpernel

The Left can never debate facts.

They can only implement Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals 5 and conduct ad hominem attacks.

They got nothing.

Neo
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Neo

Does Chief Johnson serve King George ?

Tim Gorden
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Tim Gorden

Mr. Durbin, like many elected officials seem to have forgotten why they were elected in the first place. They are there to serve the people of their districts and not their party leaders. If they would actually listen to all of the opinions of the people they are “suppose” to represent then we would not be in the mess we find ourselves in . People like Mr.Durbin are slaves to the party and can’t be counted on to do what the people want. Sure they say they have talked to the people of their districts, but the only ones they contact and listen too are the party loyalist who like himself are tying to move up in the party and will do what their bosses tell them to do. It amazes me that these people get elected over and over again. If We The People don’t get off our rear’s… Read more »

rick0857
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rick0857

I can rationalize a 100 round drum magazine Senator dumb a#*, it’s really fun to fire 100 rounds as fast you can at the RIFLE RANGE

rick0857
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rick0857

I know no one asked my opinion on the current so-called gun control debate, but I‘m going to give it to you anyway. First and foremost there is no debate going on. How can I say that you might ask yourself? Well first we must define the terms we use. To debate is to discuss a question by considering opposed arguments, or, to equally consider opposing sides of an argument or policy. I believe it is safe to say that this is definitely not happening in this case. There is an ongoing argument of that there is no doubt, but, the propaganda arm of the left I mean the media will only give credence to one side of this argument THEIRS. As with most causes of the left if you don’t agree with their position you’re wrong and are immediately labeled as a nut-case, a whack job, a racist, or… Read more »

James1754
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James1754

Again, we have the liberals with their minds already made up trying to make the progun people into fools and monsters while treating their sycophants as little mary sunshine.

truthonlyplz
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truthonlyplz

this is the line in the sand folks, who the hell do these people think they are to tell free law abiding people what type of firearms they are ALOUD to protect themselves with, these morons work for us do they not? do not be dictated to America, shall not be infringed has a very well thought out meaning, infringement will only later result in confiscation, and we the sheeple shall be subjects once again, is that the life you want for your children? just do what they tell ya Billy.

Jay
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Jay

Yes, you lying sack of durbin, it’s because of “leaders” like you and the one in the WH that we need “assault weapons” and “large capacity magazine clip thingies.” You’d love to disarm us and get rid of that awkward voting thing wouldn’t you? Maybe if you give Bathhouse Barry a BJ you’ll be next in line for the imperial throne.

tinlizzieowner
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tinlizzieowner

Hey, Durban, You ever heard about this battle? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Athens_%281946%29 “The Battle of Athens (sometimes called the McMinn County War) was a rebellion led by citizens in Athens and Etowah, Tennessee, United States, against the local government in August 1946. The citizens, including some World War II veterans, accused the local officials of political corruption and voter intimidation. The event is sometimes cited by firearms ownership advocates as an example of the value of the Second Amendment in combating tyranny”. Watch a dramatized version of it here. http://voxvocispublicus.homestead.com/Battle-of-Athens.html And of course, Sen. Paul Cantrell was a Democrat. More. In the past, Democrats have used intimidation to ensure election results. Take the “Battle for Athens” for example. In 1946, a wealthy Democratic family (the Cantrells) wanted to replace Republican officials in McMinn County, Tennessee, so they backed Franklin Roosevelt with hopes for a “coattail” effect. A member of their family (Paul Cantrell)… Read more »

tinlizzieowner
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tinlizzieowner

Durbin then looked directly at the very liberal Baltimore County Police Chief and said:
“Well Chief Johnson, you’ve heard it. The belief of the NRA is the 2nd amendment has to American citizens the fire power to fight back against you…”

Actually Durban, The 2nd Amendment was crafted to deal with lying tyrants, like you.

Ray
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Ray

There is a reason he is called Turban Durbin. http://www.examiner.com/article/turban-durbin-the-illinois-infidel

He wouldn’t know the truth if he was struck in the head with it. He is a jackbooted thug.

G_unitttt
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G_unitttt

little dick durbin is not very good at debating

27Words
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27Words

What an ass….

dlg1956
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dlg1956

Should the good police chief not uphold his oath to defend the constitution, then he may indeed find that he is in trouble.

Malkiel_kol_hakavod_la_el
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Malkiel_kol_hakavod_la_el

This man Durbin is nut job that should have been placed back in the mental institution he escaped from over 20 years ago…. Not to mention he is a Dick with superiority complex…

His kind are of the likes of the Nazis, Soviets in their gulags, or some mad regime — Pol Pot or others including tyrant obama.. In other works the sickest of the sick and the evilest of the evil….

Johann Streit
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Johann Streit

Isn’t this the same twisted Dick that in the same chair couldn’t even get himself to ask Hillary if and when she knew Ambassador Stevens was in Benghazi that day?

NYGino
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NYGino

Durbin should have been asked why the Federal Government thought it necessary to purchase 1.5 BILLION hollow point bullets by the Social Security Administration and Homeland Security. And while we’re at it, do we really need an extra 16,000 “IRS” agents to enforce Obamacare?

kssturgis62
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kssturgis62

Dick Durbin from Illinois Explains it all doesn’t it. Just shameful, Utterly Shameful.

white531
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white531

I believe the intent of The Second Amendment was not to protect those who shoot deer. I believe the intent of The Second Amendment was to protect us against a tyrannical government. Our government. I believe the intent, was for ordinary Americans to have guns equal to those the Government might choose to use on the populace, should that government decide to take away Freedoms, guaranteed to us by The Constitution. Does the Government of the United States not have in their possession, automatic weapons? Do they not have in their possession, any number of assault weapons, that on full automatic fire, have the capability of eliminating a hundred people in a heartbeat? That is the real argument here. Why do the real arguments only appear on sites like this? Why do they not appear in Washington, the site of our Government? I’ll make it simple for you. Because there… Read more »

Nukeman60
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Nukeman60

NOUN

deer: (plural deer)

1) a government that rules with a cruel and opressive character, unrestrained by law or Constitution.

(see also, Obama, Progressives, liberalism)

toongoon
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toongoon

YYYYYYYEP!!!

Malkiel_kol_hakavod_la_el
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Malkiel_kol_hakavod_la_el

Correct it’s to protect the citizens of the United States from a tyrannical government.. The one like King George.. If one reads the facts the founders wrote into the Declaration – one will find almost all those complaints are things this obama government is doing today…. Sorry Scoop I have to do this…. He has refused his Assent to Laws , the most wholesome and necessary for the public good. He has forbidden his Governors to pass Laws of immediate and pressing importance, unless suspended in their operation till his Assent should be obtained; and when so suspended, he has utterly neglected to attend to them. He has refused to pass other Laws for the accommodation of large districts of people, unless those people would relinquish the right of Representation in the Legislature, a right inestimable to them and formidable to tyrants only. He has called together legislative bodies at… Read more »

white531
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white531

What a great statement, Malkiel. The allusion between King George and Obama is accurate. One was actually King, the other dreams of it. Both are the epitomy of evil.

NYGino
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NYGino

Amazing.

coralchristie
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coralchristie

Durbin is evil!

maketcomp
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maketcomp

No words better spoken! A completely accurate description!

MadAsHellJack
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MadAsHellJack

Is it just me or does everyone here just want to walk up and punch Dick Dirtbin and upChuck Schemer right in the mouth?

57thunderbird
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57thunderbird

I would like to tear their heads off and drop a deuce down their necks.So no,it’s not just you.

unclesamnephew
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unclesamnephew

nope you are not alone

MadAsHellJack
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MadAsHellJack

A lying worthless POS democRat politician from the most corrupt state in the entire Union calling NRA members corrupt. Isn’t it odd that these democRat politicians believe in armed guards in every building they’re in and surrounding them 24/7 but do have the same regard or concerns for the little children in schools??? The hypocrisy of those on the left is NAUSEATING & DISGUSTING!

John
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John

Lying Dick from “good school” of Chgo politics….Dick Turbin.
On that tag in front of your name there are two letters: “MR”.
What is missing between them is ” othaFocka”.

warpmine
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warpmine

Look, if you’re not already aware of the fact that Little Dick Durbin is a real piece of manure then which rock have you been living under?

stage9
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stage9

Over 1,000 Green Berets Sign Letter Supporting 2nd Amendment
http://sofrep.com/16644/1000-green-berets-sign-letter-of-support-for-2nd-amendment/

Nukeman60
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Nukeman60

‘…we need the firepower and the ability to protect ourselves from our government – from our government – from the police, if they knock on our doors and we need to fight back. Do you agree with that statement?’ – Durbin

If he had asked me that, I would have simply said, “Well Senator, are you saying our government – our government – our police are tyrannical? Because if you are then, yes I agree with that statement.”

One does not wait till a government becomes tyrannical to protect oneself from the possibility. One does it beforehand as a precaution and a Constitutional right. That right, of course, doesn’t exist in Chicago, so Durbin wouldn’t understand.

If you wait till after your government becomes tyrannical, then you might as well just buy a ticket to Auschwitz.

Orangeone
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Orangeone
d00mie
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d00mie

political theater.
a lot of sound and fury,
but it’s all empty of substance.
But it’ll probably pump 100 mill or so into the DNC coffers.
I think I saw this on “West Wing”

jleinf
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jleinf

Hey Dick, can I call you dick? No? Well Dick in your opinion what is the quickest way to shut down mass murderers with guns on site or without guns on site? Thanks for being a Dick

Nukeman60
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Nukeman60

This slimeball tactic of Durbin’s is nothing new for us here in Illinois. He is the same one trying to get the Gitmo boys transferred to Thomson, Il., right into the heartland of America.

http://www.911familiesforamerica.org/?p=6316

Thanks to Durbin and his co-legislators, Illinois has doubled it’s State income tax and corporate tax in 2010, causing businesses and individuals to flee the state like animals fleeing a forest fire, and finally Illinois was awarded a nice downgrade last week for their efforts.

Illinois is also the place the cowardly Democrats from Wisconsin ran to when they attempted to usurp the Wisconsin legislation process.

I certainly hope you don’t think I’m painting a “Come to Illinois” picture here, ’cause this ain’t the place to entertain a vacation, folks. We are moving swiftly to catch up to California as the worst state in the nation.

Brad Lindsey
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Brad Lindsey

His name fits him…”DICK”

jgilman1
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jgilman1

Oh look, Uncle Fester is now a tool for Dick Turbin and got stupid too.
History is replete with useful idiots like Uncle Fester that believed their government only had the best of intentions.

sDee
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sDee

“Well Chief Johnson, you’ve heard it. The belief of the NRA is the 2nd amendment has to American citizens the fire power to fight back against you…”

I cannot speak for the NRA, but as far as I’m concerned, if the good Chief comes to take my inalienable right to bear arms as protected by the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America, Durbin is correct.

The Chief may also find a few of his offices have found their way here:
http://oathkeepers.org/oath/

Guppymonster
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Guppymonster

Dick Durbin is a slimey individual representing one of the worst states in the country with one of the most restrictive gun laws and one of the highest murder by firearms rate. He doesn’t represent the people of states like Texas, Alabama or Kentucky and his liberal philosophy doesn’t cut mustard with most americans. He ought to crawl back under the rock he crawled out from, but his kind never do.

Hermit
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Hermit

The Democrats have made the entire body of the Senate into a joke fest….

Soon, they will be asking us to pay our taxes …. or, otherwise, they will turn their guns on us ….. just so we can keep this nonsense going…

sue-marie
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sue-marie

If Chief Johnson is running a tyrannical police dept…then…if the shoe fits wear it. If not..move on…nothing to see here folks.

odin147
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odin147

Dick Dumbin

welltempered2
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welltempered2

Durbin: Bankrupt senator from a bankrupt state.

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