Mary Margaret Olohan on August 5, 2019
Former President Barack Obama spoke out in a Monday tweet about mass shootings in the U.S. and called for a rejection of leaders using language that encourages hate, fear or racism.
The former president tweeted a statement from himself and his wife Michelle Obama Monday afternoon, saying that “no other nation on Earth” experiences the number of mass shootings that the United States does.
Barack Obama said the mass shootings of the past weekend in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, show a dangerous trend of “troubled individuals who embrace racist ideologies and see themselves obligated to act violently to preserve white supremacy.”
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 5, 2019
“But just as important, all of us have to send a clarion call and behave with the values of tolerance and diversity that should be the hallmark of democracy,” Barack Obama said, adding:
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“We should strongly reject language coming out of the mouths of any of our leaders that feeds a climate of fear and hatred or normalizes racist sentiments; leaders who demonize those who don’t look like us, or suggest that other people, including immigrants, threaten our way of life, or refer to other people as sub human, or imply that America belongs to just one certain type of people.”
The former president compared this type of language to the language used in other human tragedies throughout history, such as the Holocaust.
He also added in another tweet that “until all of us stand up and insist on holding public officials accountable for changing our gun laws, these tragedies will keep happening.”
Until all of us stand up and insist on holding public officials accountable for changing our gun laws, these tragedies will keep happening: https://t.co/reTnmcg3xo
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 5, 2019
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you would almost swear that these shootings are planned by someone with the idea of curbing our self preservation in the days to come.seems awful coencidential, doesn’t it?
All this from a piss poor TRAITOR/TREASONOUS EX president, who inspired these troubled souls, with the help of George Sorehose.
What he did not mention was the mass shootings during his administration killed more people than any other president including Trump.
How dare Obama crawl out of his hole! And blame Trump for what he did not do at all! Did not Obama put VP Biden in charge of gun control, and all they could do is blame Bush! Blame the NRA, if Obama had his way this Country would be without a Constitution, for Obama said it was outdated and need to be rewritten. Our fore Fathers seen that when the people owned guns they defeated the British, and Our Fore Fathers believed no foreign Country could overthrow our Government, for the People could then fight back, for our freedom or die. Instead Obama and Biden with the help of Eric Holder, ran guns to the Mexican cartels (The Fast and Furious Scandal) which made it easier for the Cartels to run drugs and bring more Illegals here plus kill Border Guards. Yes, we see how the Liberals are working the people, a Antifa Member and a Illegal did the El Paso and Ohio killings. Yes the creep Beto O Rokie! made his statement blaming Trump like the sick Major of El Paso who cares more about Illegals and Antifa than Citizens. We all know Nancy Pelosi and her Democrat House has done nothing about Gun Control nor do they care about the Border Wall. Next they will blame Trump for E.coli out breaks from Nancy Pelosi’s District in San Francisco due to all the Human Poop on the streets! What in the hell did Obama do about Sandy Hook?????????????????? Obama! Democrats created White Supremacy(KKK) and the Jim Crow Laws, That’s right Obama rewrote History!
This from a president that did more to divide this country with his blacks against whites, rich against poor and old against young. Under his presidency the economy never when over 2.3% growth and unemployment was in the toilet. He has b–ls to even open his stinking mouth. He’ll go down as the worst president in modern times.
Typical deranged Dem. The Dems can’t comprehend that guns don’t shot by themselves nor do cars hit and kill people without a driver. The Dems have no common sense and will never let a mass murder go by without trying to capitalize on it to make money for their political agendas and enslave our citizens.
Oh sure, take the guns, control the people. We all know what you and your cronies are up too. Our red blooded americans will not let this happen.
These types of shootings started to rise during your 8 year administration, so if any blame is to be done here lets call it 90% on you. This was your tactic for getting away with things while we the people, were to busy being horrified. NOW lets get down to the real solution once and for all, The guns would not have stopped this type of hateful act, the only thing that would change is the method, we all know this. The type of tool, this kind of person used is not the issue. So take your gun control laws and put it where the sun does not shine, either come up with a REAL answer or just keep your big mouth shut, you and your wife are not as important as you think you are. You are now, as you were than ,puppets for the parties that want to take our freedoms away. So just fade away, take all the cash you got for being a good little puppet and fade away once and for all.
The current definiton of “troubled individuals who embrace racist ideologies and see themselves obligated to act violently to preserve white supremacy.”… is anyone who thinks that to be AN AMERICAN.. you should DROP THE HYPHEN and DROP ALLEGIANCE TO YOUR OLD COUNTRY.
IOW– If you think AN AMERICAN should be AN AMERICAN and not a Somalian-american or Indian-american or Mexican-american or Russian-american or Chinese-american,,, you might be a racist…
THAT is what the left is sayin. Screw them. If you want to be An American — BE ONE and not some undecided mess representing you don’t even know what grrr.
what he means is “anyone who doesn’t agree with the current dilution of the us citizenry” is no good…
I forgot to add: The ‘draw pool’ should be based on those who already have or are achieving some sort of CCL/CHL/Open weapons permit. Those who do NOT already have the will and the means to defend this country would not be interested or useful in restoring this country’s liberty anyway.
WE can solve several things within a very short period of time:
ALL prior service military and first responders, ALL property trained and documented civilians, will report for a two week tour every three months to their local courthouse or constabulary for an upgraded armed and activated citizens patrol. Employers will be required to allow this without penalizing personal time off, sick time, etc. and will be required to continue to pay these employees (employer to be refunded by US Govt on presentation of good docs.)
At the courthouse, waiting for these pre-trained recruits.. a combination of State and Federal toops, to escort and further train and employ them in a controlled and co ordinated law enforcement action to (a) regain control of our borders (b) regain control of the paid or incentivized terrorists attempting to overturn our style of government by use of deadly force in these mass shooting “events”.
Everyone knows these events are either covertly or openly sponsored by the remains of the Deep State.. it’s time to aid the US CItizen in taking his country back.
Rather than “disarming” the US citizen, it’s time to work with him train him, and restore his power to control his OWN country instead of leaving it to monetary influences against this country from the EU and other EXTRA CONUS individuals…
AMERICA FIRST. God & Country. God & Texas.
All i have to say is OBAMA is a no good lying SOB !!
What a hypocrite; or does he just have a short memory. He is the one that started this racist bull, turned blacks against the police, encourage protestos and democrats against republicans. I wonder how much money George Soros paid him thru donations, etc. to do this. They both don’t like this country and are trying to ruin it.
The problem with ‘gun control laws’ is that the people who need to be controlled, don’t obey them! Anyone who is in the state of mind that they want to kill a fellow human being will not be the least inconvenienced by a gun control law. IF they were, then Chicago would be the safest city in the US! And even in countries where guns aren’t easily available, criminals STILL GET THEM, and if they can’t, there are still knives, baseball bats, rocks, and good old bare hands! It is not guns these politicians want to control, but PEOPLE!
The only gun laws I agree with are those that mandate stricter punishment for misuse of guns. If the penalty were doubled, or tripled if a gun were used in a crime, and no parole possible, then some good might come from it. Maybe.
Obama is a lying, socialist perpetuating, empty suit. He was bought and sold to the US by none other than George Soros.
THE DEMORATS OWN EVERY BLACK GHETTO IN THE COUNTRY. GUN LAWS DON’T WORK IN POPULATIONS WHO DO NOT BELIEVE IN LAW.
I love the fact that President Obama is calling for more gun control. Chicago has some of the most stringent gun laws in the country. And how many black children were killed this last week? Look at the data and then say that President Obama’s gun control agenda will work. Put the ten commandments back in school and have the young people understand that it was God’s love that gave them to us to keep us safe from harm.
Simple minded people look for simplified answers and come up with simple minded solutions. Another big score for the simple minded president; whose past is still in serious doubt.
…ODDLY !, the entire length (too long !), of his rule(sic), he REFUSED to call this exact thing “terrorism, yet this is now in his tweet ! SMH
I give Obama credit for chastising Maxine Waters, Beto O’Rourke, Cory Booker, the Squad, and other members of his democratic party this way. Maybe now they will clean up their act.
“Laws that forbid the carrying of arms. . . disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes. . . Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man.” — Thomas Jefferson
So, says the one that wants to rule the world. Everyone wants to dictate to the people, but leads by no example. Give up what you’ve worked to have, car, meat, think twice about that puddle in your yard, it won’t belong to you, car bad, home bad etc. Common Core, legalizing pot, starting race wars, flying all over the world, free stay in Italy, compliments of Google, like these people could not afford it. That is the problem with Socialism. What is pushed for the better of the people, is not good enough for those people. Easily compare that to someone showing of for thousands of dollars to give a speech, verses someone showing up to pick up their thousand dollar check that is stretched out for a month. Stop listening to these agenda pushers.
PS.. I have two words for obummer and they aren’t merry christmas… your no longer the president you POS crawl back in to your hut and shut up already….
Why doesn’t he or anyone else talk about the nations that took all the guns away from people then SLAUGHTERED them by the millions.
because this is what they wish to do, so do not want to draw attention to the real reasons
Why doesn’t he or anyone else talk about the nations that took all the guns away from people then SLAUGHTERED them by the millions… They keep spouting off about europe and australia but it’s all lies ask the people that live in those countries if the taking away of their guns was good for them and EACH AND EVERY one of them will say DON’T LET THEM take your ONLY mean of self defence away……PERIOD…..
Who made Obama do what he did. I guess if everyone makes other people do things he made this man committ his crime. Or was it Hillary, Bernie, kamila, Elizabeth, Beto, or the others in politics, or Hollywood. Or could it have been the mailman. How stupid. That people or not big enough to accept their on behavor but blame someone else. Do not give me your life story and say that is what cause it. If i told you mine life you would not believe it. But i love God because he did not do what happened to me in my life. He waited graciuosly until i got on my knees and ask for forgiveness.
The left is playing the blame game, they are so good at it especially this piss of s–t
They need anything to use against our president. They want him to lose so badly.
They will be very disappointed because I am confident out president will win and praying he will win BIG.
Gave himself a pay raise. Sent our hard earn money to our enemies. Obummer has diarrhea of the mouth. Don’t know the truth if it slaps him in the face. It’s out of the WH it needs to go back to Kenya where it was born.
Hey Obamba: let me ask you this: what did you do about the school shootings when you lived in the WH?. Nothing, that’s what!
and how come we’re hearing more from you these past 3 yrs then when you were at the WH? You sure didn’t do much in the 8 yrs you were there. But now we’re asking you to please butt out and go back to your homeland and stay there! What makes me angry is that we are still paying for you and your family. Your job is done, go get a hobby. Have you ever heard of woodmaking? And look what your Rahm did for Chicago. It’s pretty sad. You never even lifted a hand to help your home town. You’re a disgrace, and you should be ashamed of yourself. And one more thing, if you think you’re going to get asked to have a 3rd term in office OR that that man wife of yours may run for office, well, IT’S NOT GONNA HAPPEN. TRUMP FOR 2020! TRUMP FOR 2020! TRUMP FOR 2020! WOO HOO!
SCREW YOU OBOZO RETIRED GO AWAY NO ONE CARES YOUR BS YOU SOLD GUNS TO TERRORIST AND CARTEL KILLED OUR DEA AGENT KILLING HUNDREDS OF MEXICANS WITH GUNS YOU SOLD
Obama should worry about how to stay out of prison and STHU
Obama should worry about how to stay out of prison
Big mouth. So just how is this blow hard going to take weapons from the three dozen or so
Muslim militia enclaves. And how about confiscating weapons in a hundred or so mosques??
Please don’t trouble the Leftists with facts. They get upset and then they get violent.
to be strictly accurate, about 2% do occur in non disarmed target zones
although , there was an attempted terror attack in TX a while back, but only tow died, not sure the second got as far as ‘akbar’, this would have been mass killing in the peoples democratic republic of kalifornia
We have national laws banning felons from owning or possessing guns, yet FBI yearly statistics show that felons commit 95% of the murders every year in the USA.
Chicago, Washington DC, Baltimore, and Detroit have the strictest gun control laws in the USA, yet they are the top gun murder cities in the USA.
Big cities that have the lowest gun murders in the USA are those that honor the 2nd Amendment, with the least gun control laws, and where most concealed gun permits are issued.
Mass shootings always, without exception, occur in gun free zones.
The safest people in the USA are those who own and carry guns legally, without any restrictions.
These statistics are found in the FBI’s “Yearly Crime Statistics”, and show the genius of the “Founding Fathers” who included the right of the people to keep and bear arms, and considered it so important that they made it the 2nd Amendment among ten.
The real problem causing these mass shootings is the lawlessness the Democrats have forced on the American people by refusing to allow our laws to be enforced. Just look at how many gun murders could be prevented every year if the Democrats would only enforce the banning of guns from felons, 95% of all gun murders would not occur by simply enforcing that one law.
Passing more laws that only the law abiding self-enforcing American people will adhere to will only cause even more gun deaths every year by the felons who ignore our laws making victims out of the unarmed American people.
I just Have to repeat this: THIS IS COMING FROM A MAN WHO SOLD WEAPONS TO TERRORISTS.
Once again its guns that are the problem not the demented person behind the weapon. so we get rid of all guns, and now these same sick people decide to use cars to mow people down, do we then ban all vehicles? there is something more sinister here, its the person, not the weapon they choose.
Read the second post below first.
You can bet your last nickel that any gun control proposal put forward by anyone with a “D” after their name has as the final step in its plan complete confiscation, which of course would do nothing to impact on crime or criminals – but then, gun control was never about crime or criminals. Gun control is, and has always been, about disarming the citizenry. The Left will use any excuse, dance on any dead body, to advance their agenda.
BREAKING: Dayton Shooter Was ‘Model Democrat’ – Hated God, Hated Trump, Hated America!
Stricter gun control? Firearms are the single most regulated consumer product in this nation – by far. There are now more than 22,000 gun control laws at the federal, state, and local levels in this nation (the constitutionality of ANY of them is a discussion for another day). Every conceivable aspect of firearm purchase, ownership, and use is covered at least a dozen times over. There is absolutely nothing that another new law, or 10, or 100, or even 1,000 is going to do to stop a crime. The first thing the FBI will tell you in all of its reports on “gun violence” is that the overwhelming majority of firearms used to commit crimes were obtained illegally – in other words, outside the channels that law-abiding citizens are required to use. With that said, I will say once again what I have been saying for many years: gun control is not now and has never been about crime or criminals. It is about disarming the population so they cannot represent a threat to the government once the Left creates the dictatorship they have been working toward for more than half a century. By definition, criminals do not obey laws, so more laws will accomplish nothing but to make firearm ownership for the law-abiding more difficult and expensive. But then that is the goal, isn’t it? The Left does not give a rat’s behind about crime or criminals.
Nobody in the history of this country was more racist than Obama . Hey Barry , as has been the case in EVERY single mass shooting both of these killers were registered democrats .
Why are democrats so violent and hateful?
“…called for a rejection of leaders using language that encourages hate, fear or racism.”
Says the most devisive, traitorous sob to ever [unfortunately for us] hold the office of POTUS. Crawl back under your rock, and let President Trump continue to correct all of the America-killing mistakes you made during your failed tenure. We do not need your vile rhetoric.
Obama and his lies always show up with a political statement for every one of these shootings with well prepared statements that make you wonder if he just has a stack of them waiting for the next Active Shooter event.
What we do know is that both shooters, El Paso & Dayton, were registered Democrats and hooked on the Climate Change scam. The guy in El Paso even stated he was lowering the population for Climate Change, a piece of the rhetoric of AOC.
Of course he did…..After all, that was the whole point of the DNC sending this antifa stooge there to kill people in the first place. Don’t be fooled, this was predicted on Thursday, then Friday we had the media awash in “fbi” reports that the boards are full of Trump terrorists. Saturday, VIOLA! A shooter with a poorly written manifesto on the boards. This was a DNC/antifa psyop all the way.
America does belong to only one type of person, the American citizen. If you want to join the club, we have a legal process for that. If you try to join without going through the process, then you are trespassing on our property. This is what’s known as “illegal”. Any questions?
He sells weapons to the drug cartels, killing one our own DEA agents, Gave money to terrorist (tons of money). And he has the balls to stand there and talk. Surely what happened is terrible. But we don’t need this muslim terrorists lover telling us anything. Wish he would just go away.