The White House is screeching like a scalded cat. Good! That means the NRA hit a bullseye with its latest ad, which takes Obama and other elitists to task for their double standard when it comes to security:

Unfair to Obama’s girls? Hell no!! Since when is telling the truth a bad thing?

The problem we have in Washington is illustrated by guns but not limited to the question of firearms. It is the hypocrisy and double standard. The President and the Congress earn hefty pensions that you, the average taxpayer, would love to have but can’t (unless you choose to run for Congress).

Congress passes laws that the average American must obey while Congressional members exempt themselves. And, members of Congress and the President, are protected by an army of security officials carrying firearms, including the deadly “assault rifle.” Why can the President be protected with an assault rifle, but not you?

And when it comes to using kids as political props? Yep, it is okay for Obama but verboten for anyone else. Obama draped his stage today with a veritable ethnic rainbow of lovable tykes, all bit players in his pathetic attempt to demonize gun owners and usurp the Constitutional rights of Americans.

Obama’s fantasy world is somewhat childlike. You just pass a law and all the bad things and bad people go away. Ban assault weapons? Sure. Just pass the law and they will evaporate. Of course, he’ll keep a couple around to give to his Secret Service detail. Why? Although it is illegal to kill the President. Although there are laws against such a heinous act, Barack Obama is not willing to bet his life on criminals obeying the law. Nope, he wants the insurance that comes from having armed Secret Service at his side. Let Obama get rid of his assault weapons and then he will have some credibility on this issue. But he won’t and he doesn’t.

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Larry C. Johnson is a former analyst at the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, who moved subsequently in 1989 to the U.S. Department of State, where he served four years as the deputy director for transportation security, antiterrorism assistance training, and special operations in the State Department's Office of Counterterrorism. He left government service in October 1993 and set up a consulting business. He currently is the co-owner and CEO of BERG Associates, LLC (Business Exposure Reduction Group) and is an expert in the fields of terrorism, aviation security, and crisis and risk management, and money laundering investigations. Johnson is the founder and main author of No Quarter, a weblog that addresses issues of terrorism and intelligence and politics. NoQuarterUSA was nominated as Best Political Blog of 2008.
  • bbf


    Well, some children…..

  • Hokma


    I had asked how does Obama’s dictatorial plan avert another Lanza, Holmes, Loughner, Chu, Harris or Klebold and be specific since he is using (actually abusing) the memories of those kids in Newtown?

    Well it looks like I have the answer to my question:

    “In an interview on CNN Thursday evening, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg admitted that the gun control proposals made by President Obama would “probably” not have prevented the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.”

    The NRA should immediately go out with commercials displaying Blloomers admission and ask if the public wants a solution because Obama does not care about it.

  • KenoshaMarge

    Poll shows that after unrelenting pounding by Obama and the obamamedia that the NRA is as popular as he is.

    • KenoshaMarge

      Oh and that taking guns away thing has been done before:

  • Ryan Holley

    The ad is correct. Obama IS a typical elitist on the left. What is okay for him is not okay for you. He is the king and we are the subjects. The imperial president, that keeps on seizing more and more power on a daily basis. Barf!


    the propaganda begins and the smears start on guns

    you will vote the party line or else


    New York forgot to exclude cops in gun ban. Will the swat teams be disbanded??

  • TeakWoodKite

    “But he won’t and he doesn’t.”

    The man who was talkin’ to the dog
    Looked at the dog an’ he said: (sort of staring in disbelief)
    “You can’t say that!”
    He said:
    “IT DOESN’T, ‘n YOU CAN’T!
    I WON’T, ‘n IT DON’T!
    ‘N IT SHOULDN’T . . .
    He told me NO NO NO!
    I told him YES YES YES!

  • stodghie

    deaths due to medical errors is 195,000, tobacco use 529,000 and firearm homicides 11,493. from Center For Disease Control

  • FloridaFI

    LJ – This is a letter I have sent to my State Representative. I encourage everyone to do the same. Please feel free to copy.

    I am writing because I am concerned about the manner in which the politicians in D.C. are exploiting the tragedy that took place in Newtown, CT last month.

    They continue to attempt further restrictions on our rights as citizens with regard to the 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

    They are doing so despite the SCOTUS ruling in the Heller v. D.C. case where the justices spelled out that private citizens are entitled to the same types of firearms used by our nation’s military and law enforcement personnel.

    I know all too well that none of the proposed measures will do anything to reduce crime. You cannot legislate behavior, and the only Americans who will be affected by these new laws are those who obey the law.

    At best, it is “feel good” legislation, and at worst it’s an attempt to subjugate us as a people.

    I’m writing to ask you to push for the state of Florida to do what other states around the country (such as Wyoming, Missouri and Texas) are doing.

    We as Floridians need a state law that establishes that we will not tolerate a federal ban on certain weapons and

    We will not tolerate the inalienable rights of our citizens being trampled by the politicians in D.C., and we should exercise our states rights to remind the federal government that it does indeed have boundaries to its authority.

    I’m attaching a link to the draft bill Wyoming’s state
    legislators are proposing.

    Please consider that the more we allow the federal Government to usurp state authority, the more it will continue to do so in the future.

    It is much easier to fight for state rights now and prevent their loss, than to try and reclaim them down the

    Thank you for your consideration, (sign your name)

  • Popsmoke

    To bad the little tykes did not write Obama about the gun ridden murder rate in DC..

    • Hokma

      Or Chicago where he is from:

      2011: 2,217 shootings and 441 homicides

      2012: 2,698 shootings and 593 homicides

      2013 (16 days) 82 shootings and 25 homicides (ahead of 2012 pace).

      • KenoshaMarge

        Evidently to Obama and the media only kids killed in clusters matter. Those killed one or two at a time, even if they add up to hundreds, don’t provide enough of a photo-op for Obama.
        Wonder how those parents in Chicago feel seeing the murders of their children ignored.

        • Hokma

          I spoke to one in ’09 when Chicago was spiffing up the town for an Olympic bid and trying to downplay the rampant gang homicides. He was African-American and voted for Obama and was upset that Obama had already turned his back on Chicago. This is almost 4 years later from that conversation and it has only gotten worse.

      • Popsmoke

        Come on now! Whats 593 homicides compared to Newtown? The whole thing is a joke..

        • Hokma

          I just want to know where the GOP brain trust is because politically this is a give-me. The only two GOP leaders I have heard be forceful and effective enough on issues are Marco Rubio and Rand Paul. The rest are playing roll over and beat me.


    we need to regulate cars the way we regulate guns

    I like this guy


    love today’s picture and caption


    sheriff from all different parts of the country saying no to enforcing gun control


    limiting the size of gun magazine will only slow killer down by a few seconds.
    Most of you already know that but apparently the pols and libs do not

    • Hokma

      I read of an experiment that someone did. They took their so-called assault rifle out of the case. They then loaded a magazine and secured it into the rifle. They made sure that the safety was off. And then carefully placed the assault rifle at his front door by standing at one end with the barrel pointed up. He then sat in a chair across the room and waited. After sitting there for hours he noticed that the rifle was still there and all the bullets were still in place.

      My question has to do with what Obama proposed since he did not care what anyone else thought. I want to know how his plan will stop a Lanza or a drug gang in Chicago and not stop a loaded gun sitting idly by a door.

      Liberals create problems instead of finding solutions.

      • HELENK2
      • KenoshaMarge

        Create problems, blames others and propose legislation that won’t solve the problem.
        More laws against guns…

        • Hokma

          And maybe if e raise the legal drinking age to 21, those under 21 will stop drinking alcohol.

          • KenoshaMarge

            It never seems to enter the mind of “lawmakers” that the laws they make are only obeyed by the “lawabiding”.

        • FloridaFI

          Equal to any of the other great reasons to visit this site, is the delight in viewing your ever so appropriate cartoons. KM, thanks for the time you spend to make me laugh.

          • KenoshaMarge

            Glad you enjoy them as much as I enjoy posting them FloridaFl. Always a delight to meet anothe “toonie”.
            I find cartoons say the things I want to say better, quicker and with humor. What’s not to like?


    list of countries with hostages in Algeria.

    the al qada bunch really want to PO the whole world don’t they


    per cutter, backtrack network to activated soon to engage on gun control.

    my word propaganda

    • Hokma

      I will repeat, the GOP has to get its act together and aggressively go after Obama with asking how his plan will avert another Lanza and ask how his plan will help Chicago at all.

      Then they need to put out their plan to make sure severely mentally ill can more easily be institutionalized, to pressure the entertainment industry and video game industry to better self-regulate based on social responsibility, and have a plan for armed guards in schools. There are things they should do regarding gun regulation but that should not be the focus.


    the media got their talking points.
    if it is not using the kids, it is using segregation

    • KenoshaMarge

      Can’t rush into things I guess. Although it seems to me I read somewhere that solving a case usually depends a lot on what is done during the first 48 hours. The Obama Administration hadn’t decided what their story was yet at that time so an investigation would have just got in the way of their narrative.

  • foxyladi14

    Amen Larry.

    • KenoshaMarge

      Love that VDH! His pieces are always informative.


    a small problem with backtrack’s orders. what is an assault weapon???

  • buzzlatte3

    Note to GOP and NRA: Keep exposing the hypocrite in chief and his whole ilk. Hammer him daily with his own words and actions. The emperor’s house of cards has a flaw. Obama’s own hubris is the key.


    off topic

    Sky Sources: a large explosion heard at Algeria gas complex, away from accommodation block

    • HELENK2

      American military official says at least 1 unarmed US drone is over the Algeria BP gas complex where hostages are being held –


    backtrack voted PRESENT on the 1999 Ill state bill on school shooters

  • HARP2

    Obama has pistol envy. He doesn’t own a gun so he shoots his mouth off.

    • buzzlatte3


  • Hokma

    Here is where the dialogue needs to change and fast regarding gun regulations.

    Opponents to Obama must ask the question how his plan will prevent another Lanza, Holmes, Loeghner, Chu, Harris, or Klebold and Obama needs to be specific. If you are going to use the memories of dead kids in Newtown to garner credibility for a plan then you better come prepared to answer that and specifically.

    But in addition, with only 16 days into 2013, there already have been 82 shootings in Chicago with 25 dead (most of them are kids). In 2012 there were 2,698 shootings in Chicago and 533 dead from those shootings. In 2011 there were 2,217 shootings with 441 dead. Most of these homicides involve young people and kids. based on projections, 2013 will be another record.

    I want that Dictator in Chief and every other left wing flame thrower especially Mayor Bloomers and Rahmbo Emanuel to answer HOW these new regulations will stop these homicides at all specifically.

    And if they cannot answer that, then what are they doing to at least thwart the carnage that has been going on in Chicago streets?

    Why the hell is there not a smart enough GOP Senator or Congressman to raise this in public and stick it back in the face of Obama?

  • Hokma

    It goes beyond just politicians. Most of the far left flame throwers have money and send their kids to private schools that have armed guards – and depending on their station in life have private armed guards or work in companies that have armed guards – and all have weapons with over 10 rounds and many considered assault type weapons.

  • no_longer_a_democrat

    SeeBS ‘s Schieffer, just look at what this gem of a loser of a man said, comparing the the taking on of the NRA to the defeating of Bin laden and “defeating the nazis” , gee you would think with all the money this moron has he could one of of his underlings look up on wikipedia how Hilter and other dictators took away guns from the masses for the real and only reason of disarming them

    how the hell are these morons even on Tv?? I never had a clue prior to 2008 just how lefty and corrupt the American press is, disgusting old farts this s$hitfieer is!

    • elizabethrc

      Schieffer? Is he still alive?
      While the NRA ad is hard hitting (even O’Reilly and guests slammed it), there is nothing that isn’t true in it.
      I agree with getfitnow that we have to ridicule and demean the liberals because it works in the public mind. ‘Nice guys finish last’ happens to be true more often than not. A narcissist like Obama can bear anything but being laughed at. It will be the best way to make the true Obama come out, in all it’s petty, vindictive best. He won’t be able to help himself.
      He will have been exposed and since the msm hang on his every word they’ll broadcast it all, those who voted for him will see what they bought.
      An, exposure, ain’t it lovely!

    • Hokma

      CBS needs to tactfully retire Schieffer like now.

  • getfitnow

    Let me say first, there are a couple of things about the ad I don’t like. BUT– This is what, we, the People, need to do on every level. The other side is the enemy and we need to treat them as such. We need to use every tool in the box against them, and that includes mockery, and yes, denigration.(they do it to us and ever look back).
    We need to understand this is a street brawl. This is not politics as usual–go along and get along. Thanks NRA for showing us how to do it.

    BTW, never, in all my life, would I have imagined I would come to this conclusion. Things change.

  • Dave L.

    I heard on various msm stations yesterday, that Obama’s kids are more inportant than the average citizens kids , It was said that the kidnapping of one of his kids was far more important than kidnapping of of an ordinary citizens kids. WHAT A CROCK OF BULLSHIT !! People were warned that a second term for this scumbag would lead to this kind of leadership. The ignorant masses voted him in anyway..

    • KenoshaMarge

      The ignorant masses deserve what they got. We don’t.
      If they were too stupid to see what a hypocrite POS he was, we weren’t.
      Now some are waking up? Too late sucker, you all ready bought the lemon.

  • buzzlatte3

    The hypocrisy? Obama granting himself lifetime armed body guards and then wanting to ban guns for citizens. He’s looking more and more like that guy who ended up in a bunker with the world crashing in on him.

  • Retired_from_SPOnaj

    Are we seeing the creation and legitimization of an American nomenclatura?

    • HARP2

      Great quote HELENK2



      “The state must declare the child to be the most precious
      treasure of the people. As long as the government is perceived as working for the benefit of the children, the people will happily endure almost any curtailment of liberty and almost any deprivation.”

      — Adolph Hitler,
      Mein Kampf

      • Hokma

        This should be tattooed to Bob Schieffer’s forehead so he knows what a Nazi really is.

        • KenoshaMarge

          Being an old dog my self I don’t usually agree with that old saw about “not being able to teach an old dog new tricks.” In Schieffer’s case I’ll be happy to make an exception.


    backtrack save the children from guns, but kill the children who survive abortion

    • retire05

      And petition that the eleven (11) Secret Service agents that are assigned to the school the First Girls attend, be made a true “gun free” zone.

      • FLDemFem

        Sidwell Friends has always had their own security guards. Many foreign diplomatic children attend and others with high risk parents, ie. kidnapping, etc. They had security guards when my mother went there in the 1930’s, no reason to think they ever got rid of them. Which is ironic since Sidwell Friends is basically a Quaker school.