“It seems to a lot of observers that you made the political calculation in 2008 in your first term, and 2012 not to talk about gun violence. You had your position on renewing the ban on semi-automatic rifles that then-Sen. Biden put in place, but you didn’t do much about it. This is not the first issue ... incident of horrific gun violence of your four years. Where have you been?”
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
|Biden on pizza run for Gun Control Task Force|
The president is well-known for asking groups of people to gather to discuss problems of national importance, including task forces on: working families, the middle class;Guantanamo Bay, commercial advocacy, Hurricane Sandy rebuilding, interagency ocean policy, childhood obesity, Puerto Rico’s status, federal contracting opportunities for small businesses, climate change adaption, financial fraud enforcement, and many, many others. A search on the White House website for the words “task force” yields 86,000 results. What exactly have these task forces accomplished? What legislation has been put forth? What executive orders have been put into effect? What do they do besides issue reports?Read the Commentary article.
Jack Pinto, 6, was among the kids killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School. His friend, John, wrote this:
You are my best friend. We had fun together. I will miss you. I will talk to you in my prayers. I love you Jack.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Sunday, December 16, 2012
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