‘Gun Free Zones’ for ‘president, vice-president, and their families’ Petition Reaches Threshold
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A petition calling for the elimination of armed guards “for the President, Vice-President, and their ...

A petition calling for the elimination of armed guards “for the President, Vice-President, and their
families” has met and exceeded the previous threshold set by the White House on their We The People
petition submission site. The petition states: “Gun Free Zones are supposed to protect our children and
some politicians wish to strip us of our right to keep and bear arms. Those same politicians and their
families are currently under the protection of armed Secret Service agents. If Gun Free Zones are
sufficient protection for our children, then Gun Free Zones should be good enough for politicians.”

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  • ‘Gun Free Zones’ for ‘president, vice-president,and their families’ Petition Reaches ThresholdAdan SalazarInfowars.comJanuary 18, 2013A petition calling for the elimination of armed guards “for the President, Vice-President, and theirfamilies” has met and exceeded the previous threshold set by the White House on their We The Peoplepetition submission site. The petition states: “Gun Free Zones are supposed to protect our children andsome politicians wish to strip us of our right to keep and bear arms. Those same politicians and theirfamilies are currently under the protection of armed Secret Service agents. If Gun Free Zones aresufficient protection for our children, then Gun Free Zones should be good enough for politicians.”Although it will likely receive only a glib response, the petition reaches its quota just as fervor over aNational Rifle Association (NRA) ad pointing out this very same hypocrisy has erupted.The ad, posted just a few days ago, asks, “Are the president’s kids more important than yours? Thenwhy is he skeptical about putting armed security in our schools? When his kids are protected by armedguards at their school,” recalling NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre’s interview with DavidGregory in which he stated, “If it’s crazy to call for putting police in and securing our schools to protectour children, then call me crazy.”
  • NRA Ad: Obama Is Elitist Hypocritehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=zKLA3BODXr0The ad was immediately the focus of mainstreammedia and political attacks. On an episode ofMSNBC’s Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough andco-host Mika Brzezinski ham it up after a publicviewing of the ad, asking, “What’s wrong with thesepeople?” and claiming, “I’m embarassed for thiscountry.”NRA Now an Extremist Fringe Group FollowingRelease of Disgustingly Stupid Ad (Jan 16, 2013 -MSNBC)http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=lFlR0CYvPJUNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie also joined thechorus of disapproving voices calling the NRA’s useof Obama’s daughter’s in the ad “reprehensible,”saying, “the children of public figures should be off-limits to political attacks,” according to theAssociated Press. Not one to allow snivelingglobalist weasels to slickly and covertly manipulatethe public, radio host Alex Jones created his own video response to Obama’s recent commentsundeniably targeting Jones, while simultaneously confronting Morning Joe’s sensationalistic reaction tothe NRA’s ad.Obama Responds To Alex Joneshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Kw7MvYFsQNYWhite House We The People Site and Petition Signature Threshold IncreaseSince September 2011, the White House has offered citizens the chance to voice their opinionsand have their concerns addressed if petitions garnered enough support to warrant so. The siteoriginally required a signature count of 5,000, however, one month later that requirement wasraised to 25,000.Much to the chagrin of the current administration, the website has consistently failed to produce thetype of requests concordant with their outlined agenda. “The last two months of 2012, apparently, sawsome 73,000 new petitions,” reported the Atlantic, referring partly to the huge surge of secessionpetitions from states whose citizens requested opting out of the continental United States for amultitude of reasons.For example, Texas’ petition, which was electronically signed by over 125,000 willing Texans, statedthat the “US continues to suffer economic difficulties stemming from the federal government’s neglectto reform domestic and foreign spending.” It blamed the federal government for the NDAA and TSA,and aimed to restore the “rights and liberties in accordance with the original ideas and beliefs of our
  • founding fathers which are no longer being reflected by the federal government.”Infowars.com took part in the rush offering up a petition that went viral calling out British CNN hostPiers Morgan for using his position as a media figure to publicly drum up support for subversion of theUS Constitution. The White House responded to our petition during the episode of Piers MorganTonight on which Alex Jones, co-writer of the petition and proprietor of Infowars.com, appeared.Earlier this week, the White House annouced yet another increase to their signature threshold citing an“overall use skyrocket.” They relayed that because “more petitions are crossing the threshold — anddoing so much more quickly” that this somehow constitutes a valid reason for upping the threshold to adaunting 100,000 signatures.Petition to Try Feinstein For Treason Also Reached Threshold For White House ResponseAnother petition was also able to reach the signature threshold before it was raised, and now awaits theadministration’s response. It calls to “Try Senator Dianne Feinstein in a Federal Court for Treason tothe Constitution.”“Senator Dianne Feinstein has made it clear she does not believe in the Constitution or the inalienablerights of Americans to keep and bear arms,” asserts the petition, adding, “She is actively working to
  • destroy the 2nd amendment with her 2013 assault weapons ban. For this reason we the people of theUnited States petition for her to be tried in Federal Court for treason to the Constitution.”“Feinstein’s hypocrisy on the gun control issue has been well documented. In 1995, the CaliforniaSenator admitted that she carried a gun for personal protection after receiving threats from a terroristgroup,” Paul Watson wrote earlier this month.“However, in the very same year she called for an ‘outright ban’ on all guns for ordinary citizens,sending the message, ‘Mr. and Mrs. America, turn ‘em all in.’”Infowars’ petition calling for ‘Gun Free’ federal buildings and federal eventsLate last month, Alex Jones and Infowars.com launched another petition proposing a ban on gun freezones for, not only Obama, his cohorts and their families, but at federal buildings and any federalevents, also adding that all federal security personnel should “turn in their guns.”“Jones and Infowars.com believe there should not be a double standard,” our petition declares. “If thegovernment believes gun free zones are a solution for citizens, the same standard should apply togovernment servants and employees.”As of writing, our petition needs about 10,000 more signatures by January 27, 2013 to reach theoriginal goal of 25,000.You can sign that petition here.Although the Obama administration will likely not entertain any petitions not in accordance with thedesired agenda, it’s clear that the We the People program has become an absolute bust. Frankly, it’ssurprising the site has not been completely scrapped altogether.Raising the threshold is one way to ensure that only popular opinions are addressed, however, it alsostifles legitimate concerns that may be less popular. http://www.infowars.com/