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Steve Scalise’s Powerful 2A Argument Neutered by Dismissive Democrats

Ignorance may be bliss for the democrats, but a half-truth is still a lie…even if it occurs before Congress. 

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Thankfully, a massive majority of Americans have never been involved in a shootout, a gunfight, or a revolutionary war against a tyrannical government.

The sheer terror that one would face in any of these situations would be enough to change your views on the world around you, likely immediately, and irreversibly.  There are epiphany-laden lessons within these horrifying moments, however, and we would be wise to listen to those who have had the misfortune to experience them.

For instance, the well-manicured Constitution of the United States, which was written by men who not only faced a prolonged hail of British bullets, but were called upon to protect the rest of this burgeoning nation as well…including its women, children, elderly, and impaired.  This experience was so profound that it spawned one of the most powerful and well-articulated pieces of literature ever created – and one that includes the all-important Second Amendment.

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And while few sane Americans are going to deny that the Founding Fathers were correct, we live in a nation today which is afraid of such harsh truths…particularly as it pertains to our right to bear arms.

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This is precisely what Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise is worried about, and why he appeared on Breitbart Radio to explain the democratic blackballing of his own harrowing experience.

Scalise said, “They’re moving a gun control bill this week. The Democrats have, with their hard shift to the left, they’re already moving towards taking away the right to law-abiding citizens to have a gun. So we’re having a hearing on gun violence in the new Democrat-controlled House Judiciary Committee, and Doug Collins, the Republican on our side, wanted me to be one of the witnesses to testify.”

Scalise explained, “Historically, if a member of Congress — Republican or Democrat — wants to testify before a committee and they have something unique to say, we provide that venue from him to do it. We’ve done it in the past when were were in the majority, and Democrats in the previous majority did. For whatever reason, the Democrat in charge of the committee says he won’t let me testify in that same forum. [He is] trying to block my testimony on gun violence. How ridiculous is that?”

Scalise added, “The irony is, can you or anybody else name who was on that panel that day? Typically, these congressional hearings get no attention. But when he banned me and tried to stop me from testifying, I ended up getting a lot more national attention for my message.”

Then the formerly targeted Congressman laid it out even more plainly.

Scalise went on, “Look, it was people with guns who saved my life. Because the bad guys out there, they’re going to find a way — whether it’s knives or guns or bombs — they’re going to find a way to do what they do, with or without new rules that block people that are law-abiding citizens.”

Ignorance may be bliss for the democrats, but a half-truth is still a lie…even if it occurs before Congress.

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Watch: 2020 Democrat Joe Biden Thinks COVID-19 Is Called the ‘Luhan’ Virus

It’s Wuhan, Joe. Wu-han.

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More often than not, 2020 liberal frontrunner Joe Biden doesn’t know what he’s saying. If he does, he’s not doing a great job of communicating his thoughts with the American people. You’d think his campaign would keep him out of the spotlight, considering he has his party’s nomination all but secured. But nope. Joe is still doing interviews and saying silly things that prove he has no business within 500 feet of the White House. WATCH: https://twitter.com/TrumpWarRoom/status/1243686891368722437?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1243686891368722437&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.thegatewaypundit.com%2F2020%2F03%2Fwhat-is-wrong-with-old-joe-biden-refers-to-wuhan-coronavirus-as-luhan-virus-video%2F From Washington Examiner: Joe Biden’s campaign said the candidate has yet to take the coronavirus test because he is unaware of any contact with the disease. “Vice President Biden has no fever, no cough, no shortness of breath or other symptoms consistent with coronavirus,” the campaign said in a Friday statement. “And the campaign has not been informed of or become aware of any relevant contact with an individual who has tested positive.” Joe isn’t in favor of a travel ban, apparently. From Breitbart: Former Vice President Joe Biden (D) is refusing to listen to the advice of the nation’s leading medical experts, continuing his opposition to travel bans in order to stop the spread of the coronavirus in the United States. President Donald Trump’s administration has implemented travel bans on China, Iran, and most of Europe to stop the outbreak of the coronavirus in the U.S. Leading medical experts said this week that 30 states now have coronavirus cases due to international travel with Europe, from where 70 percent of the world’s new cases are now originating. LOOK: https://twitter.com/JoeBiden/status/1238254697695326209?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftrendingpolitics.com%2Fyikes-biden-still-opposes-travel-ban-from-coronavirus-infected-countries%2F WATCH: https://twitter.com/DailyCaller/status/1238156772038397953?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftrendingpolitics.com%2Fshameless-biden-uses-coronavirus-outbreak-to-raise-money%2F Also, Joe is raising money off of the virus. WATCH: https://twitter.com/TrumpWarRoom/status/1238284161519140866?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftrendingpolitics.com%2Fshameless-biden-uses-coronavirus-outbreak-to-raise-money%2F

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Michael Rapaport Implies Trump’s Kids Should Be Exposed to COVID-19, Even Barron [Video]

He’s just a teenage boy!

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Michael Rapaport will never win an award for being politically brilliant. Accordingly, the actor isn’t likely to be named the most handsome man on earth, either. Once again, Rapaport has decided to show the nation that he’s not only ugly on the outside, but on the inside, too. Check this out, via The Blaze: Far-left actor Michael Rapaport — who earlier this week called first lady Melania Trump a “dumb animal” — dropped a payload of F-bombs against President Donald Trump and most of his offspring Wednesday, including his teen son Barron, and wanted to see them all exposed to the coronavirus. VIDEO: WARNING*** Strong Language https://twitter.com/MichaelRapaport/status/1242931495460671489?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1242931495460671489&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.theblaze.com%2Fres%2Fcommunity%2Ftwitter_embed%2F%3Fiframe_id%3Dtwitter-embed-1242931495460671489%26created_ts%3D1585172935.0%26screen_name%3DMichaelRapaport%26text%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Ft.co%252FTmCKkdGVyt%2Bhttps%253A%252F%252Ft.co%252F2nBvsNtDhT%26id%3D1242931495460671489%26name%3DMichaelRapaport Here’s more COVID-19 randomness, via Twitter… https://twitter.com/NotKennyRogers/status/1243715025182707712 https://twitter.com/darrenrovell/status/1243710053066182658 https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1243710532714192898 https://twitter.com/IlhanMN/status/1243712396482482177 https://twitter.com/ANCALERTS/status/1243715681578815489 https://twitter.com/AmyMek/status/1243714560793563137 https://twitter.com/seanmdav/status/1243712092848500736 https://twitter.com/NickAdamsinUSA/status/1243712771805589510 https://twitter.com/Reuters/status/1243714423140659201 https://twitter.com/ivan8848/status/1243714516883574794 https://twitter.com/ajplus/status/1243713164811919361 https://twitter.com/mlbtraderumors/status/1243713850450608128

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