"We need to have a discussion about guns, and that doesn’t mean that all of a sudden we abandon the Second Amendment or the NRA [National Rifle Association] or anything like that. But there needs to be a discussion and everybody needs to participate and we need to depoliticize it."
Speaker of the House John Boehner • During a closed-door meeting of Republicans to discuss gun control on Tuesday, according to an unidentified lawmaker who spoke to The Hill. The source also claims that Speaker Boehner told the assembled GOP members that “it’s not helpful” to call for the arming of teachers. Boehner promised not to agree to anything “knee-jerk”, but certainly appears willing to at least come to the table and discuss potential changes to American gun control laws for the first time. source (via shortformblog)
This reeks of so much privilege and bullshit that I don’t even have words, so I’ma just gon head and use this gif:
"In some parts of rural Maine, there were dozens, dozens of black people who came in and voted on Election Day. Everybody has a right to vote, but nobody in town knows anyone who’s black. How did that happen?"
"Glenn Beck’s new novel, ‘Agenda 21,’ is set in a dystopian future in which in the implementation of a United Nations treaty on sustainable development has turned the United States into a police state where workers spend their waking hours attempting to minimize carbon emissions and to have children with as many different partners as possible, as ordered by the central government."
"One Kenyan mother has taken it upon herself to overcome the partisan divide that split America during the Presidential elections. She’s named her newborn twins Barack Obama and Mitt Romney."
"Let’s start our own abortion industry."
Rush Limbaugh • Trying to figure out how Republicans can win back some female supporters following Mitt Romney’s loss in the Presidential Election last night. (Just heard this on the radio. — SC)