Democrat Rep: 'Spare Me The Bull**t About Constitutional Rights' to Own Guns

P. Gardner Goldsmith | June 6, 2022
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Monumentally classy. Always ready to adhere to his oath to protect and defend the U.S. Constitution. Never one to work on ways to procedurally handcuff other congressmen on the House Floor. Former lead punter for the Tump Impeachment Show of 2021and the first openly gay U.S. mayor (of the lovely city of Providence, Rhode Island, circa 2002, which soon saw its downward violent crime trend flip, and then increase during his reign). 

That's Congressman David Cicilline, a Democrat who added to his trail of achievements on June 2 when, while pushing in the House Judiciary Committee for even more unconstitutional gun-grabs and threats from the gun-toting government, he blustered, “Spare me the bulls**t about constitutional rights!”

Via Yahoo News, The Wrap tells us he said it to Rep. Matt Geatz (R-Florida) when in fact, he was saying it to all of us who are forced – at the long end of federal snooping, policing, and gun-backed threats – to pay Cicilline’s salary.

And The Wrap added greater insult to the injury, opening with a whopper of an assumption:

During the House Judiciary Committee meeting to discuss legislation that could stem the epidemic of mass shootings, Rhode Island congressman David Cicilline had blunt words for Matt Gaetz and other Republicans who oppose such measures: ‘Spare me the bulls—.’

Not only do they slip in the facile “legislation that COULD stem” mass murders, they also call murder an epidemic.

As I have mentioned in lecture halls and written pieces, it is irresponsible and unconscionable to use the term “epidemic” when describing anything other than a pathogen that can be spread from person to person without that person’s willing consent. The word comes from the Greek roots “epi” and “demos” or “upon man.” The bloodthirsty desire to kill others is not, so far, a viral outbreak, but is a choice made by sociopaths who do not care about the rights of others.

So, let’s get back to that sociopathic statement of Mr. Cicilline, because there’s more to it than what The Wrap initially mentioned, and it’s all insulting, self-defeating, and sad.

The blather he produced mere seconds prior to his now-infamous statement pertained to his desire to impose an immoral, Bill of Rights-shattering “Red Flag” statute to go after those whom the government labels as an…

…imminent danger to themselves and others, such that they might commit mass murder.

He found it beyond comprehension that these folks, now assumed by the tax-eating government to be “imminent dangers,” have, in the eyes of people who respect Natural Rights, ”a constitutional right to access a firearm.”

Of course, this trained lawyer (who has spent most of his adult career in politics) neglects the fact that all rights preexist the Constitution, and the rules in the Constitution are supposed to apply to him, preventing him from infringing on those rights.

That would be a Constitution written by people who used force of arms in open rebellion against the most powerful nation-state on the planet and who saw the “shot heard ‘round the world” start the conflagration at Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts, when the Red Coats attempted to confiscate privately held guns, cannons, ammo and powder on April 19, 1775.

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He continues with his polluted stream of idiocy, decrying the idea that Gaetz attempted to insert in the legislation an idea reading:

Congress disfavors the enactment of laws that authorize a court to issue an extreme risk protection order, also known as Red Flag laws, in the States because such laws trample on an individual’s due process and Second Amendment rights.

Cicilline ignited, paraphrasing and then directly quoting Gaetz:

…to deny them that right would quote, ‘trample on an individual’s due process and Second Amendment rights.’

Again, someone should remind Gaetz that the rights don’t stem from the Second Amendment. The Second Amendment is supposed to be the extra-super-strong protection of that preexisting right - but the rest of the statement is quite valid, from a purely logical point of view. To deny that would be to blow up the entire framework of the English language and common sense.

But this is precisely what Cicilline does, so let’s get out of the way and let him detonate.

You know who didn’t get due process? You know who didn’t have their constitutional right to life respected? The kids at Parkland, and Sandyhook, and Uvalde and Buffalo, and the list goes on and on…

This coming from a man who not only openly defies states their constitutional prerogative to criminalize the taking of a human life in the womb – i.e. abortion – he boldly promotes his support of taking my neighbor’s money to PAY for abortions.

This, from a man who neglects to mention that every one of those mass murders saw the policing system fail or the alleged perpetrators break multiple “gun statutes” and, in the case of Uvalde, go unstopped by cops prior to breaking the statutes forbidding murder. Newsweek even reports that the alleged Buffalo assailant “saw New York’s gun laws as his advantage.”

They note:

According to the Buffalo News, law enforcement officials said that they believe an online manifesto was written by the suspected shooter, identified as 18-year-old Payton Gendron. In the manifesto, Gendron allegedly wrote about how he planned to "kill as many Blacks as possible" in the attack and decided to carry it out in New York due to its strict open carry gun laws, which would make it harder for someone to stop him, the Buffalo News reported.

But Mr. Cicilline sees fit to bloviate and bluster, posing as a guy who seemingly cares about rights even as he pushes new attacks on them and all people, we who are given those rights by God.

What a guy.

Related: Authoritarian Joe: 'The 2nd Amendment - Like All Other Rights - is NOT Absolute' | MRCTV

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