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IN CONNECTICUT, WASHINGTON, AND ACROSS THE COUNTRY
by Sharon Rondeau
(Apr. 8, 2013) — A man whose staff has posted a forgery for a birth certificate and disseminated a falsified Selective Service registration form has invited 11 relatives of those killed or injured during the Sandy Hook Elementary School murders to attend his speech at the University of Hartford on Monday at 5:45 p.m. EDT, then to Washington, DC on Air Force One, the private presidential aircraft.
A local CBS report stated that “The White House offered to give the families a ride so they could also attend Obama’s speech before their lobbying push.”
State police announced that no one would be allowed to use Interstate 91 during the affected time frame of Obama’s speech, which coincides with rush-hour commuters going home from work.
The speech is open to faculty and students at the University of Hartford, a private institution located in West Hartford, once an attractive, wealthy suburb but now plagued with inner-city problems such as youth gangs, some of whom come from inner-city Hartford. Drug distribution, murders and other crimes unheard-of four decades ago when this writer grew up there are becoming common.
The relatives are clearly being used to support Obama’s ambitions to pass aggressive gun control measures in Congress and in states which have not done so since the shootings in Newtown, CT on December 14, 2013. Other Sandy Hook relatives reportedly traveled to Washington on Sunday to speak with members of Congress about gun control measures, which one parent stated was a “complex” matter. The parents also appeared on CBS’s “60 Minutes” on Sunday evening as members of the group formed after the shootings, “Sandy Hook Promise.” Memorial pages to those lost have been posted by CBS.
The non-profit Sandy Hook Promise advocates universal background checks at the national level. Its stated mission is “to support the families of the victims, the survivors, first responders and teachers and staff of the school as well as the community of Newtown, (“our community”) by providing financial and service support and assistance whenever possible and for as long as it takes for each individual to heal.”
The group’s letter to the U.S. Senate reads, in part:
First, a background check should be required for every gun sale. Every individual, regardless of where or from whom they purchase a firearm, should undergo a background check to ensure that the purchaser is not a risk for perpetrating gun violence. The background check requirement for private sales should be enforceable, and states should ensure that the data they provide for the system is complete and up to date. It is no longer acceptable that we allow gaping loopholes to persist despite the availability of a proven system and the absence of any indication that these checks have infringed on anyone’s rights…
There are many who say that, rather than adopt new laws, government should do a better job of enforcing the laws already on the books. We wholeheartedly agree that existing laws should be better enforced, and that government needs to allocate the resources necessary to ensure that those laws are effectively implemented. Fortunately, we do not have to choose between better enforcement of existing laws and the adoption of new common sense approaches. We can and must do both.
On Thursday, Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy signed new gun legislation which limit magazine clips to ten rounds and require universal background checks for all firearms purchases. Much public sentiment appears to oppose the new laws, and a lawsuit challenging them could be announced as early as Tuesday.
Whether or not Obama is constitutionally eligible to the office of President or a common criminal for utilizing forgeries as proof of his identity has not been addressed by the Secret Service, which will be providing protection for Obama and those who will accompany him from Connecticut to Washington. The Post & Email has contacted the Secret Service in the past to request comment on the findings of a law enforcement investigation which declared Obama’s birth certificate “100% forgery,” but a spokesman referred us to the White House for comment.
The White House media office does not respond to our questions on any topic of late.
Members of Congress have been shown compelling evidence of the forgery, with some refusing to take action and another first promising, then rescinding, a pledge to expand the investigation.
Children have been indoctrinated into singing songs, performing dances, and chanting paramilitary-type slogans of Obama’s goals for the nation, particularly in the area of socialized health care. Obama’s former White House Chief of Staff, Rahm Emanuel, always advised his political cronies to “never let a serious crisis go to waste.” Since the Sandy Hook atrocity, Obama visited Newtown, where he posed for photo-opportunities with some of the survivors’ relatives which were later posted on the White House website.
Obama has invoked Newtown often since the murders and signed 23 “executive actions” with children flanking him on January 16 to urge Congress to pass gun control legislation which to date has not occurred.
On March 28, a group of mothers of slain Sandy Hook children sat crying and pleading for stricter gun laws as props to Obama as he called again for stricter gun laws. Some parents gave interviews to Anderson Cooper and other “journalists” within days of the shootings, which were carried out by a crazed gunman too young by then-existing law to own a handgun.
Although Obama has stated that he “supports the Second Amendment,” his actions say something else.
A federal assault weapons ban was in place from 1994 to 2004 but was not renewed, as there was no measurable reduction in violent crimes committed with firearms.
Obama spoke in Colorado and San Francisco, CA urging Congress to vote for further gun control. While Obama maximizes the Sandy Hook tragedy, he has no problem with infanticide, and his wife calls herself “a single mother.”
A West Hartford high school student is suing the West Hartford Police Department after being shot in the neck over a gang-related incident two years ago involving a minor female related to the plaintiff and his aunt.