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Posted at 9:34 AM ET, 01/10/2011

Hillary Clinton on Tucson shooting: 'That is not who we are'

By Joby Warrick

(Photo credit: Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images)

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, during the first stop in a four-day Middle Eastern tour, expressed solidarity with Arabs in battling domestic extremists, citing Saturday's attempted assassination of Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) as an example of extremist-inspired violence in the United States.

"That is not who you are and that is not who we are," Clinton said during a television talk show in which she took questions from audience members. "We have to make clear that this does not represent either Arabs or Americans."

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By Joby Warrick  | January 10, 2011; 9:34 AM ET
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Let's see what we have here; A state awash in ILLEGAL INVADERS, a federal government playing games with securing the borders and deporting ILLEGALS, the reasonable ability to buy the guns one needs to protect his family, property and himself and courts that allow ILLEGAL INVADERS to sue the land owner who catches them destroying his property and livelihood. Plus consider that ILLEGALS kill an average of 9,000 Americans each year not to mention that they have already killed one honest rancher on his own property. Somewhere in that mix is one nutcase. What could possibly go wrong?
So who shares the most blame? The gun? No. The honest citizen protecting his own? No. The gun shop selling their wares? No.
How about the federal government who refuses to secure the borders? Definitely a part. Politicians who refuse to see that the laws are enforced? Good argument for that! The State for not identifying a nutcase? Possibly. The media who first demonize the average citizen for exercising his Constitutional Rights? Everyday occurrence in addition to their biased reporting.
So what's the answer? More gun control? We already have enough gun laws in this country. Plus let's see how good they are: Detroit, NYC have restrictive gun laws and look how safe they are. Wash. D.C. had one of the most repressive gun laws and it because known as the murder capital of the country. Mexico is a beautiful example for how good gun laws are. You can go to jail for forgetting to remove a couple of rounds from your car before going to Mexico. Almost impossible to legally own most guns in Mexico so how's that working out for them? Killings too numorous to count! Yet the gun haters in this contry want us all disarmed. Even Obama despite his B.S. about respecting the 2nd Amendment has sent Clinton the the UN to include us in the small arms treaty which is nothing more than a worldwide attempt to disarm us!
So before we start screaming for more gun laws let's start enforcing the law. Then if politicians want more gun laws, let them be the FIRST TO BE DISARMED! See how that works out for them.

Remember, when seconds count, a cop is only minutes away and the deportation of ILLEGALS will save 9,000 American lives a year!


Posted by: TexRancher | January 11, 2011 7:52 AM | Report abuse

"That's not what we are!"
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I wonder if there are Global statistics on political assassinations, or murders in general in the society, or violence, to back the statement.

Whoa, no need to hit the Internet! It is a rhetoric question.

Posted by: kishorgala | January 10, 2011 2:22 PM | Report abuse

"Hillary Clinton on Tucson shooting: 'That is not who we are'"
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Yes it IS! From the first scream of "SELECTED NOT ELECTED" to "those" people are afraid of people who look like me", that showed how eager the left is to demonize ANYONE who disagrees with them.

Posted by: erodrik | January 10, 2011 11:50 AM | Report abuse

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