Panel Approves Assault Weapons Ban.. Cruz/Feinstein Get Heated

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved a ban on the sale and manufacture of more than 150 types of semi-automatic weapons with military-style features Thursday in a party-line vote.

The 10-8 vote came after a heated exchange between Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who Feinstein scolded for giving her a “lecture” on the Constitution.

It’s the fourth piece of gun control legislation to make it out of committee, and perhaps the one with the longest odds of becoming law given opposition from Republicans to a new ban on so-called assault weapons.

Committee Democrats first beat back four amendments offered by Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) that would have carved out exceptions to the ban. Cornyn asked for exceptions for victims of domestic violence, military veterans and those living on Southwest border states that he said were affected by Mexican gang violence.

Feinstein, the sponsor of the underlying bill, called the amendments “an effort to nip it and tuck it and create exceptions.”
Cornyn said it would Feinstein’s bill would leave citizens with “peashooters” and outgunned by criminals.
Feinstein became furious at one point with Cruz, who she saw as lecturing to her about the meaning of the Constitution and why the framers of that document used certain language.

“I’m not a sixth grader,” she told the freshman Tea Party favorite. “I’m not a lawyer, but after 20 years I’ve been up close and personal to the Constitution. I have great respect for it … it’s fine you want to lecture me on the Constitution. I appreciate it. Just know I’ve been here for a long time. I’ve passed on a number of bills. I’ve studied the Constitution myself. I am reasonably well educated, and I thank you for the lecture.”

Cruz responded by asking Feinstein if she also thought she had the power to interpret the First Amendment by deciding what books people could read.

Feinstein said she was happy that child pornography was illegal, and Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) stepped in, bringing up controversies in Cruz’s home state over the content of its textbooks.

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  • if she has a respect for the constitution, why is she trying to shred it to pieces, with her asinine proposals?

    • reggiec

      nd her ilk have no respect for The Constitution of These United States of America!
      Here is a direct quote from Sarah Brady of Handgun Control:
      “We must get rid of all the guns.”
      – Sarah Brady, on the Phil Donahue Show, September 1994
      Here are a few more:
      1. “Banning guns is an idea whose time has come.”
      – Sen. Joseph Biden, Associated Press, November 18, 1993
      2. “Banning guns addresses a fundamental right of all Americans to feel safe.”
      –Sen. Dianne Feinstein, Associated Press, November 18, 1993
      3. “We’re going to hammer guns on the anvil of relentless legislative strategy! We’re going to beat guns into submission!”
      – Sen. Charles Schumer, NBC Nightly News, November 30, 1993
      4. “I honestly think, and I am not an expert on the amendments, I don’t care if you want to hunt, I don’t care if you think it’s your right. I say, ‘Sorry!’ It is 1999; we have had enough as a nation… Only the police and military should have guns, it’s ridiculous! I know it’s in the Constitution, but you know what, ENOUGH! I would like to say, and I know it will sound extreme, but that no one can have a gun in the U.S., if you are not allowed to own a gun, and if you do own a gun I think you should go to prison!
      Rosie O’Donnell
      Dear Rosie is a prime example of the mentality of the left. They do not care if something is a right that is guaranteed by the Constitution. If it does not fit their ideology The Constitution can be ignored.
      5. “The most effective means of fighting crime in the United States is to outlaw the possession of any type of firearm by the civilian populace.”
      – Janet Reno, Past Attorney General of the United States, addressing a 1991 B’nai B’rith gathering in Ft. Lauderdale
      Want another Feinstein quote?

      After the initial “assault weapons” was passed in 1995 ban 60 minutes interview in 1995, she said, “If I could have gotten 51 votes in the Senate of the United States, for an outright ban, picking up everyone of them (every gun) Mr. and Mrs. America, turn ‘em all in. I would have done it.”

      • Well here is a quote from me, for what ever that may count, (LOL) “I don’t care what legislation you pass, if it is in any way a violation of the Constitution, I will not only consider it unlawful and illegal but will feel duty and HONOR Bound to refuse to follow along with that legislation.”
        I will back that up with my LIFE.

        • Rockriver556

          Me too

        • Duty and Honor bound is not a joke and is not taken litely by our men and women of the armed forces or the sherrif’s and police at all. We all have taken an oath to protect the Constitution and the Second Ammendment from ALL ENIMIES,both foreign and DOMESTIC!!! (DIANNE and CHUCKY). WE WILL DO SO BECAUSE IT IS NECCESARY TO THE FREEDOM OF THIS NATION you worthless pos communists. Communism is for the people,not the communists. Please remember that ,because this is what they want. CONTROL OVER YOU

          • If you take the time to check you will find that I too took that Oath Once when I enlisted for Vietnam in 71 and again as a 2nd Lt in 74 and even when I left the service after a total of 13 years I do not consider myself released from that Oath. And I consider myself obligated to use those terms Duty and Honor Bound in this case.

        • awflytiredofit

          me too. An unconstitutional law is a piece of garbage drafted by deceivers. They think they’re better than regular people. They are so incredibly arrogant that they don’t even know how stupid they look to us. They think we don’t see right through them. They are wrong. Don’t “they” need law enforcement to enforce these unconstitutional laws? The finality will be IF the police join these morons. The DHS is an unconstitutional branch of the Fed. Constitutional homeland security is the MILITIA – every able bodied American Man is ARMED with his own weapon. That keeps criminals at bay and other despots. Our MOTTO in Upstate NY to Gov Cuomo and his band of criminal legislators: Come and take it. Go to and JOIN OATHKEEPERS.ORG. BTW, why do they want the AR15s???????? Why?????? What’s up their butts about the AR15?????? Americans better be awake because it’s happening. wait till Obama and his crowd are done with the USA. I love my country and now I’m branded as Ignorant & defiant. Wow….I have an engineering degree and worked in an incredible color science group. I raised several kids and NEVER have I broken a law as an adult, except for a few traffic tickets….never hurt anyone, never stole anything, never cheated on my wife, and never vacated my responsibilities as a dad. But since I own firearms, I’m ignorant and defiant. Ok, I am defiant. The bad guys thougt Colombo was ignorant didn’t they? Wow, what a crowd we’ve got gathered around us like vultures. I pray for my country!

      • azchapter

        Then go live in a country with no guns, It is our Right

      • Joe Lettieri

        This !!is our Government?What happened to AMERICA?


      A female dog is a female dog…
      And, dogs cannot read nor interpret text, especially that which is finite…
      Ergo, it is a lame female dog who bites the hand that feeds them, only to be later taken to the pound.
      How’s that for a Constitutional Conservative who Libs profess have no verbal repartee or linguistic swagger? Huh?
      You make us sick, woman.

    • coastx

      Asinine= 3DRAS 911, so you’ve got her correctly identified. We’re being disarmed all the while their transnational insurgents have been armed and trained on automatic .308s. She knows this. It’ll be a turkey shoot. Americans are dull witted as ever figuring their drama culture has more value than self-preservation. Think Fabian> progressive> liberal> Agenda 21 and you have the correct idea. No, militia, no chance, plain and simple.

    • She is just like Mark Kelly, trying to put all of us under the control of the “Political Elite”, She carries a gun and he bought 2 more guns, and when it hit the press, he attempted to distance himself from the rifle saying that he was making a straw purchase. The fact is that he wanted the rifle too, but he was Exposed and even if you believe his lies, he was still buying a GUN, when he wants all of us disarmed. They Both say: “Do as I Say, Not as I Do, because we are More Important than the public” Mark Kelly is well PAID, just like Sarah Brady, to violate our Civil Rights. As far as Feinstien, two words “TERM LIMITS” for the Senate & Congress, Who really “NEEDS” to stay in office for Life?

      • I agree Paul. She doesn’t NEED to be a senator for any longer then 2 months,let alone 2 terms. If she can justify why she NEEDS to be a senator then MAYBE we MIGHT give her a chance to get the JOB(that we hire her to do)back. I’m kidding, I don’t live in the state of fruits and NUTS.

  • RW from Indy

    The Constitution is not negotiable. I’m always amazed at how politicians just don’t get it. How will taking my guns away make me or my kids safe when criminals will not turn in their guns?
    There have been individuals who have walked into theaters and shot many people. Ask yourself this question: “If me and my family were in a theater and someone came in and starting shooting people, would I want to be in that theater with people who carried a gun or in a theater that banned weapons?”

    • RW from Indy, answering your question from my perspective. I don’t give a rats ass that the movie theater is banning weapons on their premises. I am not going to have my family unprotected in any environment,EVER! So I do not care what their bullshit anti-constitutional policy is and will have my family covered anyway. I do not joke about this and am deadly serious. If they have issues with me protecting my family in their establishment,then I will take my business elsewhere. Or I will not tell them I am carrying. It would probably STUN most liberals into coma’s to know how many people around them carry all the time and they do not know it.

  • The Dick act of 1902 people.read it, study it, learn it, love it

  • Gary B.

    I think she is just painting a big ‘red X’ on her back. And any that go along with her idiocracy!

    • pointman49

      Ready on the left. Ready on the right. Commence f……………!

  • Looks like we all just became outlaws, because they can have my assault rifle when I feed it to them muzzle first.
    (Μολὼν λαβέ)

    • Truth goes 100 MPH

      My Brother: It is NOT an assault rifle! That is their words and we must never adopt their logic. Keep the faith There are MANY of us who will not go quietly into the night

  • Anybody have a petition against this to sign? …anybody have a petition against idiots like feinstein to sign? I did think she was funny “I’m not a lawyer, I’m not even a sixth grader! but I understand… where did my crayon’s go?” she’s such an idiot…

  • Overby

    a couple more steps and Pandora’s box will be open, don’t know about you all but. I will be on the phone with local government and federal government to get this stopped in its tracks!


  • Hardie Johnson

    A quick google of Dick Act 1902 will quickly clear up any misconception that this old law protects 2nd Amendment rights. I especially recommend : http://americanlivewire.com/the-dick-act-gun-control/

  • Kin Kincannon

    I agree with Ted Cruz in his counter attack to Ms. Feinstein. He is following the Scalia argument that if we attempt to amend the 2nd, then it opens a horrible door to also amend the Entire Bill of Rights without regard with pandering to a temporary agenda. Once we let that concept out of its restrictive cage, it becomes airborne and will never return home.

  • UberCon

    Feinstein is not a sixth grader; she is a traitor. She took an oath to support and defend the Constitution from all enemies, both foreign and domestic, yet she wants to tear down the 2nd Amendment. She is the poster-child for “domestic enemy”.

  • Joe Aker

    The 2nd Amendment is the keystone of the Bill of Rights and the Constitution, it defends Fienstein’s right of free spech to make a complete fool of herself. Right on Senator Cruz!

    • Keep it up Ted, you and Rand are on top of it, keep the pressure up,we’re with you.

  • ConservativeGrl

    Lets also remember that Feinstein is a gun owner and has a conceal carry permit, so she must think her having guns is important…just NOT everyone else.

    • pointman49

      But Oh No. She states she doesn’t “carry anymore”. Of course not, she lets her body guards do it~!!

  • reggiec

    I sent the following to Feinstein in an attempt to “educate” her on the Second Amendment and recieved a form letter in reply. Sorry it is long but the left has serious problems with history and the english language.
    I have posted the following several times on different sites because I feel it is the most powerful argument that can be presented to our members of congress and other public officials at all levels. I have added one more paragraph to the emails or letters I send. Actually a letter sent by snail mail is more effective as many emails are just deleted by some staffer. Loads of envelopes piling up are hard to ignore. Feel free to cut and paste it into an email or preferably a snail mail letter. Send this to everyone you know and we CAN influence this debate.
    Sorry it is so long but I felt the meaning should be absolutely clear so that even Liberals could understand.
    *** Added paragraph:
    I would like to take this opportunity to remind you that as a representative of mine in elected office, you have sworn to uphold The Constitution; not with an interpretation of what you think it means but according to what the grammar and word definitions meant when it was ratified. If you as a representative of mine in public office, will continue to support the Second Amendment as written and intended you will continue to have my support. If you, as one of my representatives in public office, do anything to INFRINGE upon any portion of my unalienable rights as contained in the Second Amendment of The Constitution of These United States of America; I will do everything in my power to make sure you are never elected to any public office in the future. If you are still not convinced of the true meaning of the Second Amendment, if you cannot understand the meaning of words in the English language and if you will not uphold your oath of office; “MOLON LABE”.
    Second Amendment meaning:
    “Do not separate text from historical background. If you do, you will have perverted and subverted the Constitution, which can only end in a distorted, bastardized form of illegitimate government.” James Madison
    Second Amendment in context:
    ***”The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference. They deserve a place of honor with all that is good. When firearms go, all goes. We need them every hour.” – George Washington in address to the 2nd session of the United States Congress.
    ***“Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the PEOPLE’S (my bold) liberty’s teeth.” (George Washington)
    ***”The right of self-defense is the first law of nature; in most governments it has been the study of rulers to confine this right within the narrowest limits possible. Wherever standing armies are kept up, and when the right of the people to keep and bear arms is, under any color or pretext whatsoever, prohibited, liberty, if not already annihilated, is on the brink of destruction.” Henry St. George Tucker, in Blackstone’s 1768 “Commentaries on the Laws of England.”, Judge of the Virginia Supreme Court & U.S. Dist. Court of Virginia

    ***”Laws that forbid the carrying of arms…disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes… Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man.” – Thomas Jefferson, quoting Cesare Beccaria
    Those who argue that the Second Amendment was written just for militias are completely blown out of the water by the following quote from Thomas Jefferson.
    “The strongest reason for “PEOPLE” (My emphasis) to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.” – Thomas Jefferson Papers, 334 (C. J. Boyd, Ed., 1950)
    James Madison is credited with the writing of the “Bill of Rights” and was pretty clear about the meaning on the Second Amendment.
    “The Constitution preserves the advantage of being armed which Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation where the governments are afraid to trust the “PEOPLE” (My emphasis) with arms.”
    Here are a few others who help define the true meaning of the Second Amendment. It becomes very clear upon the examination of the meanings attached to the Second Amendment by our Founding Fathers that the original intent of the Second Amendment is being attacked in order to eventually disarm the American people.
    ***”I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people, except for a few public officials.”
    George Mason, in Debates in Virginia Convention on Ratification of the Constitution, Elliot, Vol. 3, June 16, 1788
    ***”Whereas civil-rulers, not having their duty to the people duly before them, may attempt to tyrannize, and as military forces, which must be occasionally raised to defend our country, might pervert their power to the injury of their fellow citizens, the PEOPLE (my bold) are confirmed by the article in their right to keep and bear their private arms.”
    — Tench Coxe, in Remarks on the First Part of the Amendments to the Federal Constitution
    ***”The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed.”
    — Alexander Hamilton, The Federalist Papers at 184-188
    ***”That the said Constitution shall never be construed to authorize Congress to INFRINGE (MY BOLD) the just liberty of the press or the rights of conscience; or to prevent the PEOPLE (my bold) of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms … ”
    — Samuel Adams, Debates and Proceedings in the Convention of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, at 86-87 (Pierce & Hale, eds., Boston, 1850)
    ***”Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed; as they are in almost every kingdom in Europe. The supreme power in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword; because the whole body of the people are armed, and constitute a force superior to any band of regular troops that can be, on any pretense, raised in the United States. A military force, at the command of Congress, can execute no laws, but such as the people perceive to be just and constitutional; for they will possess the power, and jealousy will instantly inspire the inclination, to resist the execution of a law which appears to them unjust and oppressive.”
    –Noah Webster, An Examination of the Leading Principles of the Federal Constitution (Philadelphia 1787).
    ***”No Free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.”
    — Thomas Jefferson, Proposal Virginia Constitution, 1 T. Jefferson Papers, 334,[C.J. Boyd, Ed., 1950]
    ***” … to disarm the people – that was the best and most effectual way to enslave them.”
    — George Mason, 3 Elliot, Debates at 380
    ***”The right [to bear arms] is general. It may be supposed from the phraseology of this provision that the right to keep and bear arms was only guaranteed to the militia; but this would be an interpretation not warranted by the intent. The militia, as has been explained elsewhere, consists of those persons who, under the laws, are liable to the performance of military duty, and are officered and enrolled for service when called upon…. [I]f the right were limited to those enrolled, the purpose of the guarantee might be defeated altogether by the action or the neglect to act of the government it was meant to hold in check. The meaning of the provision undoubtedly is, that the people, from whom the militia must be taken, shall have the right to keep and bear arms, and they need no permission or regulation of law for the purpose. But this enables the government to have a well-regulated militia; for to bear arms implies something more than mere keeping; it implies the learning to handle and use them in a way that makes those who keep them ready for their efficient use; in other words, it implies the right to meet for voluntary discipline in arms, observing in so doing the laws of public order.”
    — Thomas M. Cooley, General Principles of Constitutional Law, Third Edition [1898]
    ***”Who are the militia? Are they not ourselves? Is it feared, then, that we shall turn our arms each man against his own bosom. Congress have no power to disarm the militia. Their “SWORDS, AND EVERY OTHER TERRIBLE IMPLEMENT OF THE SOLDIER”, (MY BOLD) are the birthright of an American…[T]he unlimited power of the sword is not in the hands of either the federal or state governments, but, where I trust in God it will ever remain, in the hands of the people.”
    –Tenche Coxe, an American political economist and a delegate for Pennsylvania to the Continental Congress, The Pennsylvania Gazette, Feb. 20, 1788.
    Then there are politicians who insist in taking our Constitution out of context of time and original meaning. Once again, James Madison warned us against this.
    “Do not separate text from historical background. If you do, you will have perverted and subverted the Constitution, which can only end in a distorted, bastardized form of illegitimate government.”
    Second Amendment:
    “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to KEEP and BEAR arms, shall not be INFRINDGED.”
    Arms, in the context and time when our Constitution was written meant the usual arms carried by militia members, everyday citizens or light infantry in the Continental Army. Many of these arms were supplied by their owners for militia duty and were personal weapons initially used for hunting or home defense. They came in all types and calibers; from a 30 cal. squirrel rifle to a 75 cal. smooth bore musket, pistols and shotguns of all types, calibers and gauges. They also included a huge variety of other arms including: knives of every conceivable shape and size, bayonets and swords. Many early citizens also carried tomahawks.
    Attempts to control the type and or caliber of arms Americans’ can possess are absolutely against The Constitution and the Second Amendment as it was written and intended. By the supreme law of the land (The Constitution), an American citizen should be able to keep and bear any weapon now used individually by our light infantry soldiers.
    Larger weapons such as cannon and mortars that could not be carried by an individual soldier or required more than one person to operate were considered to be “ordinance” and were not defined as “arms”.
    Words have meanings! If those meanings are bastardized all becomes chaos.
    “Do not separate text from historical background. If you do, you will have perverted and subverted the Constitution, which can only end in a distorted, bastardized form of illegitimate government.” James Madison
    Definition of to KEEP: to hold or retain in one’s possession; hold as one’s own.
    Definition of to BEAR: to carry, transmit, transport, have a characteristic of and exhibit.
    Definition of INFRINGE: to “encroach” upon in a way that violates law or the rights of another.
    THIS IS THE WORD MOST FORGETEN……INFRINGE!!!!! Read the meaning!!!
    Definition of INFRINGE/ENCROACH…….. 1: to enter by “GRADUAL STEPS OR BY STEALTH” (MY BOLD) into the possessions or rights of another. 2: to advance beyond the usual or proper limits
    Why is this so hard to understand? The meanings of the words in the Second Amendment have not changed since the amendment was ratified.
    I am not aware of the Second Amendment being repealed or amended.
    In reference to arms control by the states; the Fourteenth Amendment Section .1. is crystal clear.
    Section. 1. All persons born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; (My emphasis) nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.
    Many in politics from the legislative, administrative branches and or judges cite “precedent” as a justification for the violations of our rights as guaranteed in The Constitution of These United States of America. Precedent only describes what has been done and GOTTEN AWAY WITH, not if it was done in compliance with the supreme law of the land or in accordance with the oath of office to uphold The Constitution.

  • verncba

    She said it is their job was to write laws whether they are constitutional or not… and up to the courts to deem them constitutional.

    No, you took an oath of office to uphold & protect that constitution.

    I read somewhere else a good question.

    If an AR15 isn’t a self defense weapon, why are they called “personal defensive weapons” when the DHS just purchased 7,000 of them?

    • vernabc

      Still waiting for someone besides me to actually read one of your comments? Might I suggest that you try writing something that makes sense?

    • I believe they have m16’s

  • SA from Illinois

    Over the past century, all types of gun control laws have been implemented in different parts of the United States. Everything from purchase restrictions to complete gun bans has been tried. These laws have not worked, and in some cases have had the opposite effect from what was intended.

    Some big cities have strict gun laws. New York City has very strict gun laws, more strict than the rest of the state of New York. In spite of this, New York has always had significantly higher violent crime rates. Washington, D.C. and Chicago, Ill. have banned the ownership of handguns, and both these cities have much higher violent crime rates than the surrounding areas.

    States such as Illinois and New York have gun owner licensing. Other states, such as Hawaii, have gun registration. However, none of these laws led to reductions in violent crime rates. And that is the real test of gun control laws. Do crime rates fall after gun laws are passed? The clear answer is no. Gun control has been tested, and it has failed the test.

  • It ain’t working folks, the constitutional way so you know the alternative; use it or lose it!

  • William

    Obama and his stooges are trying thier best to disarm the Average American Citizens, obama is doing everything in his power and most of it not in his power to cripple this country. Why is the government buying thousands of assualt rifles and 2700 small tanks with homeland Security written on the side, obama plans to take this country over and make it a commnist country, I don’t understand that we have Senators that are what I though Americans that is going right along with the dictator wishes. God needs to take care of the situation, we need our country back to what it was at least 15 plus years ago. I get really concerned about what my kids and grandkids are going to have to go through before we get our country back. From reading about Obama he undoubtful cannot stand our Military he takes a hit at every way he can. We have a person as president that is so sold on himselft that if his ego gets any bigger it liable to explode

  • coastx

    Feinstein= Satanized government. Cruz= Synergism. Choose.. though!

  • 6th grader acts more like a 3rd grader not getting her way maybe she read and protect the constitution instead of trying to destroy it

    • coastx

      HEY! YOU DON’T KNOW IT BUT YOU JUST DESCRIBED HER PAEDOMORPHIC FIXATION AS A TWO YEAR OLD. She’s a facial paedomorph. They present in behavior the way autistic children do, meaning this particular physical characteristic in the face is a signal for psychological immaturity. They are entertained by horror, and they are all over the map. Take a look at Harry Reid and some of the other staunch liberal politicians. They are natural psychopaths. They’re chosen on their sin nature, and their face is presentation of how they think. That’s how they are picked. Ted Bundy was upwardly mobile in the Iron Triangle and would have made it to the senate had he been more organized on his kill projects. This is how they prove themselves worthy. People are too stupid, WAY too stupid to deal with this.

  • Semi-automaitc weapons, even those sinister looking black ones — ohhhhh — styled to look military, are NOT assault weapons, which have been described as fully automatic weapons since at least the NFA passed in 1934, so it is the height of hubris or the depth of dumbness to call this proposed ban one on assault weapons.

    • coastx


  • danny w

    What ever “law” they pass that does not pass constitutional scrutiny is not a law and does not carry the weight of law and not enforceable. This is per the 16th american jurisprudence second edition section 177. people educate yourself an defend your country. takebackthepower.us/not-laws.html

    • Hoodoo H

      Danny, repost your link please.
      Does not work.

  • An insult to the intelligence of every American!

    I’ll tell you what’s wrong.! What’s wrong is that 3 shrews from small liberal,extremist districts in California and the Moron from Vermont can try and dictate what every American citizen can do,can eat,how much money that they can keep that”they” earned,how much gas will cost and horrifically who lives and who dies!

    I could care less what a hypocrite,a sociopath,a compulsive liar,someone who takes my money and yours to the tune of $175,000 a year at minimum plus all they can steal,Cadillac insurance we can’t get and work 7 months a year!

    All of these “people” have been in Congress Failing at every program,Foreign and Domestic policy,a workable budget,and/or the brains to keep the economy strong!

    Ironic that Feinstein,Pelosi,Waters,Reid,Leahy,Feinstein and their equally incompetent “empty cans” have sat there through the years,the years that America,the American system.our quality of life,our freedom’s,opportunity,inalienable rights have been eviscerated,our futures destroyed,our country “Bankrupt”and tyrant”s,tyranny,the very government so many millions of “legal” immigrants came here to escape IS NOW the repeat of what millions fought against,too often died to arrest,the system THEY embrace that has turned the American Dream into the American Nightmare!!

    The Constitution,if nothing else was written to “limit” government,protect the people which is why the Second Amendment exits.

    We have the “right” to defend ourselves,our families,our property,our country from Them! Defenseless,we cease to exist!!
    “Live Free Or Die”

  • bigD

    Does anyone wonder why the party of the most dictatorial ,ultra left wing president in American history is now making moves to limit the rights of law abiding citizens to own firearms? Can anyone name a dictatorship in modern history that didn’t disarm the people before the full takeover? Does the talk of Obama bypassing the 22nd amendment and running for a third term or maybe endless terms frighten anyone? Don’t tell me that Obama can’t ignore the constitution. He has already done it several times and gotten away with it. Also,don’t tell me that the Republican house.( if it can survive the next election),which is in question because Obama has already told Pelosi that getting her back as speaker is on top of his priorities list, will be there to stop the Obama juggernaut. One of three scenarios can give us an Obama dictatorship. One: the Democrats win back the house in ’14 and with total control of the government Obama uses his last two years (maybe) in office to pass laws giving him and his party permanent dominion over this country. Two one or more conservative supreme court justices retire and Obama stacks the court with ultra lefties who will OK any law Obama gets passed, making way for the same takeover as in scenario one. Three: neither scenarios one or two pan out:option three. Obama revives the occupy movement dispatching operatives to infiltrate each occupy city with orders to agitate movement members to a fever pitch inciting the largest, most violent riots they can. Obama, acting as the “PEACE MAKER” intervenes declaring national MARITAL LAW, Under martial law the constitution is suspended. there are no limitations on executive power, the bill of rights no longer applies ,the government is free to do what it will; warrant less searches and seizures including firearms. Lastly the four year limit on presidential terms will not apply. Result: Barack the first; king of America?,or maybe premier Obama of the U.S.S.A. or some other title fit for our fearless leader. So get ready, .. this is ONLY THE BEGINNING…..only the beginning……………

  • Tomtom

    Feinstein, can’t you hear us ?? Leave our second amendment alone. We will need our guns since the DHS dimwits are stocking Up on ammo and guns. If you can’t see that than it’s time for you to RETIRE !!!!!!!!!

  • Spyder Dalton

    She is a sociopath and sociopaths lie steal and cheat anyway they can to advance their agendas.


    These people are mentally ill and extremely dangerous! The following precautions will help to protect you from the destructive acts of which they are capable.

    First, to recognize them, keep the following guidelines in mind.

    (1) They are habitual liars. They seem incapable of either knowing or telling the truth about anything.

    (2) They are egotistical to the point of narcissism. They really believe they are set apart from the rest of humanity by some special grace.

    (3) They scapegoat; they are incapable of either having the insight or willingness to accept responsibility for anything they do. Whatever the problem, it is always someone else’s fault.

    (4) They are remorselessly vindictive when thwarted or exposed.

    (5) Genuine religious, moral, or other values play no part in their lives. They have no empathy for others and are capable of violence. Under older psychological terminology, they fall into the category of psychopath or sociopath, but unlike the typical psychopath, their behavior is masked by a superficial social facade.

    If you have come into conflict with such a person or persons, do the following immediately!

    (1) Notify your friends and relatives of what has happened.

    Do not be vague. Name names, and specify dates and circumstances. Identify witnesses if possible and provide supporting documentation if any is available.

    (2) Inform the police. The police will do nothing with this information except to keep it on file, since they are powerless to act until a crime has been committed. Unfortunately, that often is usually too late for the victim. Nevertheless, place the information in their hands.

    Obviously, if you are assaulted or threatened before witnesses, you can get a restraining order, but those are palliative at best.

    (3) Local law enforcement agencies are usually under pressure if wealthy or politically powerful individuals are involved, so include state and federal agencies as well and tell the locals that you have. In my own experience, one agency that can help in a pinch is the Criminal Investigation Division of the Internal Revenue Service or (in Canada) Victims Services at your local police unit. It is not easy to think of the IRS as a potential friend, but a Swedish study showed that malignant types (the Swedes called them bullies) usually commit some felony or other by the age of twenty. If the family is wealthy, the fact may never come to light, but many felonies involve tax evasion, and in such cases, the IRS is interested indeed. If large amounts of money are involved, the IRS may solve all your problems for you. For obvious reasons the Drug Enforcement Agency may also be an appropriate agency to approach. The FBI is an important agency to contact, because although the FBI does not have jurisdiction over murder or assault, if informed, they do have an active interest in any other law enforcement agencies that do not follow through with an honest investigation and prosecution should a murder occur. Civil rights are involved at that point. No local crooked lawyer, judge, or corrupt police official wants to be within a country mile if that comes to light! It is in such cases that wealthy psychopaths discover just how firm the “friends” they count on to cover up for them really are! Even some of the drug cartel biggies will scuttle for cover if someone picks up the brick their thugs hide under. Exposure is bad for business.

    (4) Make sure that several of your friends have the information in the event something happens to you. That way, an appropriate investigation will follow if you are harmed. Don’t tell other people who has the information, because then something bad could happen to them as well. Instruct friends to take such an incident to the newspapers and other media.

    If you are dealing with someone who has considerable money, you must realize that they probably won’t try to harm you themselves, they will contract with someone to make the hit. The malignant type is a coward and will not expose himself or herself to personal danger if he or she can avoid it.

    Based on this advise, what if that relationship consist between the people and the government? What does a country of 300 million do if it is being controlled by a small group of 535 sociopaths (Congress) which has total control over the freedoms the people have been granted at the birth of the greatest country and born out of the need to escape the very tyranny that is destroying it? Who does one call if the police and even the military become a part of it?
    How about universal background checks and psychiatric evaluations on our politicians? Do not give up your weapons to sociopaths. It did not work well for Germany.

    Get the word out. Pass this on to everyone you know! We are being governed by the mentally ill!

  • Wayne_1958

    For me it is real simple folks, They don’t care what we say so I am going to return the favor !!

  • She NEEDS a lecture on the Constitution – as she obviously either is totally Constitutionally illiterate, or willfully fights against it. If the latter, isn’t that a direct violation of her oath of office? Just sayin’….

  • Truth goes 100 MPH

    It IS coming so just be prepared. Let’s see just how much courage Ms. Feinstein has when the battle begins. We threw out King George and this POS isn’t a flea on his back. “Party lines?” That sure made the choices much easier. Anybody getting my drift?

  • She understands the Constitution, she just has contempt for it and all who support it.
    Someone needs to whack this DB and quick.

  • Isn’t it amazing? With all that time and experience she still hasn’t learned that the US CONSTITUION is the Supreme Law of the Land; not her or any other individual.

  • amigahal

    Hmmm, sounds to me she just confessed to sedition and treason.

  • Jake Green

    Feinstein is a LIAR. When she stated how long she’d been in Washington and she doesn’t need to be schooled on the Constitution….that’s the problem she’s been in Washington for too damn long working against the Constitution. She has ZERO respect or understanding of the Constitution. But the bottom line is that she never answered Cruz’s questions. Her bill would seek to ban all weapons in the hands of the citizens, maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but it remains the end game.

  • Rockriver556

    Hang for treason!

  • Vote the ten out of office!


    I hope the next time Sen. Feinstein fly’s home to CA.. she falls off her broom at about 50,000 with a backpack full of rocks for a parachute. And she needs to study the Constitution more because she is infringing on every law biding gun owners rights. PLUS I THINK SHE IS THE NO. 1 COMMINUST IN THE SENATE.

  • john goult

    she might not be a Lawyer, but she damn sure does NOT Understand the “Bill of Rights. Nor does she Understand the Constitution of the Republic of the United States of America! By doing this, She has done an ACT of Treason! And as such, be Slamed into A Prison!

  • dugin

    Cruz, you can come join us in South Carolina any time. Obviously your lesson to Feinstein was needed. Perhaps a vocabulary lesson would help all the liberals grasp the meaning of our Constitution. Any concessions are grounds for treason. Our forefathers were adamant about “we the people” in-lieu of big government and we have to be also. Stand your ground and demand the rest of the Republicans do likewise. Great leaders have to stand in the face of tyranny and say “no”. You are a leader.

  • Wolf-Talker1

    Feinstein and the others who would restrict gun ownership to the police and government are in one word NUTZ!

  • Poster child for term limits. Just because you “been there awhile”…

  • Fischenbach

    She never did answer Cruz’s question and Leahy had to bail her out. She has been there too long..

  • Jim28thReg

    Funny how all the clowns are making sure everyone knows who’s first.The left will never understand why their masters sit in their castles and laugh at their foolishness. Be nice little puppet make that target on you back glow like the moon and when most of you are gone we’ll bring in the other morons from the UN and the world will be ours. There won’t be enough free people left to stop us. Be good little dummy play your part get the war started so you can all die and give us rich bast—- your country to play with.Incredibly blind and stupid imbeciles in our nation deserve everything they’re going to get. Makes me sort of glad I’m dieing even though it’s slow.There will be a bunch still around for the removal of their familys heads – and theirs – slow starvation or gas in the concentration oh fema camps. Yall should take a drive by look at your future home that’s – temporary home. HAPPY LANDING STUPID!!

  • James Maxwell

    As am American I will never surrender my rights and freedoms to a wannabe dictator
    such as oscummer or any other criminal. As an American Serviceman I took an oath
    to protect and defend the U.S. Constitution and my country from all enemies both
    foreign and domestic. I took that oath very seriously and have never detered or waived
    from it. The so called political leaders have caved in drank the kool aid from the dark
    side of lust, greed and corrupton. The majority of the have no value nor respect for
    the laws of our nation and only seek self gratification. Unfortunately many voters are
    also blinded are because they are not paying attention to how their rights and freedoms
    are being destroy little by little each and every day by political demi-gods. Before they
    know it the will have chains on their ankle and led away in slavery. You can see this
    happening in Washington today because the party in powere refuse to pass a budget
    and have increased the national debt to a point where it could cause financial ruin for
    our nation in short order.

  • jamohio

    Every member of Congress which choose to vote to ban or regulate arms have openly commited treason and should be treated as traitors to this United States Of America!! They are the enemy combatants to this great free country of ours!! Wake up to the truth America or you will lose all rights that are enforced by The Second Amendment!!

  • Joe Lettieri

    After 20 years she has been up close and personal with Carl Marx.She is a disgrace to her office as is many of her fellow senators.The last thing this country needs are senators with her ideals.One thing for certain:they arent American ideals.

  • Joe Lettieri

    All the people in this country and we have to scrape the bottom of the barrel to get this filth that calls itself a US senator.We are doing something wrong!!!!!!!!!!

  • Dead Serious Patriot

    She’s correct about one thing. She HAS been there a long time… TOO LONG!!!