Friday, March 6, 2020

Gunshows didn't exist before the mid 90's?

In another false claim, Bloomberg went on during Monday's town hall
to say federal law doesn't apply to internet and gun show sales because
the internet and gun shows did not exist when the federal background
check law was passed in 1993. 
"Why? Because those two things came after the law that applies to gun stores was passed," Bloomberg said. "And what I tried to do is just to get every state, because the federal government doesn't seem to want to do it, to just check before they sell anybody a gun to make sure they are not in one of those categories where people really—I think most people would agree—should not have guns."


Or... it could be that Bloomberg has no idea what the basic federal laws are about a subject he has spend hundreds of of millions of dollars lobbying.

Or he knows the actual laws, but is happy to lie to get his way. Which is more comforting? It's lying. It's definitely lying.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Bloomberg: Out.

So... to all of you worried that the racist-republican wall street billionaire will buy his way into the Oval office can rest easy.
He's dropped out of the race.

And... endorsed Biden... with a pledge to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to help him win.

Gee, I wonder if that munificence comes with any strings attached.

Monday, March 2, 2020

Cracked: Restore Felon's rights! No not those rights!

It's not gun related but...

So you have "higher taxes for the rich!" (even though the US has a more progerssive tax code than Scandinavian countries, fee money (IE basic income), free college,  which aren't exactly "extreme", given how popular "Free stuff" and "Someone else pays for my stuff" are...

The 4th one is interesting it's felon voting.  And not for why you think...

See this was written by Adam Wears, yes that Adam Wears.

Who writes.  "Basically, if there's anything that's even slightly reminiscent of Jim Crow, that shit needs to die pronto."   So... does Wears advocate the restoration of ALL of a felon's rights upon release?

And if not why not?  If he thinks a felon shouldn't get all the rights back is that saying some Jim Crow is okay?