by Mac Slavo
In this current cycle, there is a very dangerous push for gun control and authoritarian government powers in general.
The cronies on Capitol Hill seem to believe that after the federales were once again unsuccessful in stopping a terrorist from going on a mass shooting spree (despite having interviewed Mateen, and having watched him for a long period of time), that they are entitled to legislate in more power for the federal government and its myriad agencies.
Though the attempt is ridiculous and stands on no principle, it is nonetheless dangerous in its desperation.
Rep. Charles Rangel has now even gone so far as to say that law-abiding citizens shouldn’t even have guns at all, even as he defended the need for armed guards for Congress: