It has been pointed out that the gun phobia that we are currently seeing from the left is hardly new. There is a course the Janet Reno quote…

And there are several more..

“There is no reason for anyone in this country, for anyone except a police officer or a military person, to buy, to own, to have, to use a handgun. The only way to control handgun use in this country is to prohibit the guns. And the only way to do that is to change the Constitution.”

– Michael Gartner, former NBC News president, USA Today, 1/16/92


“If I could have gotten 51 votes in the Senate of the United States for an outright ban, picking up every one of them, Mr. and Mrs. America turn ’em all in, I would have done it.”

— Senator Diane Feinstein referring to what she wished she could have done with regard to “assault weapons” (60 Minutes, CBS, Feb. 1995)


“Banning guns addresses a fundamental right of Americans to feel safe.”

— U.S. Senator Diane Feinstein, quoted by the Associated Press Newswire, 11/18/93


“Banning guns is an idea whose time has come.”

– U.S. Senator Joseph Biden, 11/18/93, Associated Press article

And so on and so forth and suchlike.

The examples of this kind of rhetoric are numerous and can be dredged up pretty much at will. This despite the fact that the usual Suspects… Always these same people, will also tell you that they’re not after your guns, merely “Common Sense gun control”. Of course that never really gets defined, does it?

Well, with the understanding that I take everything the left says with a grain of salt, I’d like you to ponder the following;

Are they really after actually removing guns?

Long time readers of these spaces will remember that I have said often now that the worst thing you can do to a Democrat is provide an actual solution to a problem because the moment you do that you’ve taken away their ability to demagogue the situation and thereby prevented them from gaining political power.

Think about all of the above, and then consider that for the eight years that Obama was infesting the White House, not one gun control bill came into existence. No votes, no big push. Nothing from the White House, nothing from the Democrats who were in control of Congress at the time. This, despite some of the worst mass shootings in history.

Now, with a Republican in the White House, and the GOP controlling Congress ostensibly, it’s suddenly a big deal? Why the change?

I see this sudden push for gun control as a cynical and desperate move on the part of the Democrats to regain political power…. And gun control per se’, may very well end up being part of that, but it’s not the primary motivation….Regaining power is their primary motivation.

It’s no secret that there are large numbers of The Usual Suspects on the left funding directing and promoting this controversy. If you’re watching it all it’s perfectly clear that this was arranged the moment Hillary Clinton lost the election, and at the first opportunity to use these plans the Democrats sprung into action, colloring a few useful tools along the way, like David Hogg for example.

Think…All those shootings that occurred while Obama was in the White House … Some of the worst in our country’s history… could have been used pooitically to the end of removing guns from society. Any one of them individually or collectively could have been used toward that goal if that was really what they’re about. But they didn’t use them as such. Why? Because they were in power. There wasn’t a political need to play those cards toward the goal of remaining in power.

Now they’re not in power, having been handed stinging defeats both for the White House and for Congress, and so now, they’re banging this talking point to death because they see it as a way to regain power. I suggest that what we are seeing here is demagoguery of the first order. Apparently, they’re not afraid to use children toward that goal. After all, it’s all about the children. Once they gain power, it will become old news until it’s needed again. As will of course the tools they’re using… These high school students for example.

All this anti-gun rhetoric, all this incomprehensible noise has nothing to do with safety and everything to do with gaining power. The Democrats are using gun control as they would any weapon of the like…. Against their political enemy.