Corporate Gun Control Is About “Social Signaling At The Country Club”

BY Herschel Smith
1 month ago

Breitbart.

The Hill reports that Cruz responded to the letter while attending a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor on Thursday. He said, “I don’t think it’s a positive thing to see big corporations shifting their focus from their customers and actually doing what they were created to do into trying to become political players on divisive social issues.”

Cruz observed that the corporate gun control push “is about social signaling at the country club.”

Without revealing the name of the financial institution, Cruz spoke about one bank that removed its name from a gun control push after learning more about what was really going on.

He said, “I will note with at least one of those banks that came out with one of those oh-so-brave corporate letters, when I sat down with their leadership and actually asked them about it, the people who wrote the letter didn’t know the first thing about the substance.”

Cruz said he asked the bank CEO to define/detail an “assault rifle,” and the CEO could not do it.

That’s because corporations are being run by HR, legal and finance today rather than people who actually know anything.  These people graduated yesterday with social studies degrees from liberal arts colleges, having been educated in Fascism and anti-American doctrine.

Trump is planning a rollout of his gun control proposals soon.  He says, “I’m talking about meaningful, write that word, meaningful, meaningful background checks.”

Question: does anyone in the republican party other than Ted Cruz and Thomas Massie actually understand the mammoth error they are getting ready to make by embracing gun control?  Does anyone in the party other than these two guys have even three brain cells?

By the way, readers can expect to see that phrase over, and over, and over, and over again here: “Corporate gun control is about social signaling at the country club.”

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  1. On September 15, 2019 at 10:51 pm, GomeznSA said:

    DJT can probably “define” meaningful background checks about as well as those corporate shills can define “assault weapons”……………………
    Hopefully he will get good solid advice before he missteps on this issue – unlike what he did on “bump stocks”.

  2. On September 16, 2019 at 2:51 am, Liberty4Ever said:

    The Wall Street mega banks eagerly participated in the Obama era Operation Choke Point, in which financial companies treated firearms manufacturers and retailers the same as online gambling sites, drug dealers and child pornographers. After Congress made the federal banking regulators cease Operation Choke Hold, the banksters wrote the provisions into their corporate policies, where Congress can’t tread. It’s still very difficult for firearms related companies to open a checking account, get a merchant credit card account, secure a business loan, etc.

    We’ve gotten a LOT more gun control under Trump than we got under eight years of Obama. Trump shot himself in the foot with his executive order bump stock ban. Then he shot himself in the other foot with his “take the guns first and worry about due process later” red flag gun confiscation advocacy. What’s he going to shoot with his “meaningful background checks”?

  3. On September 16, 2019 at 4:28 am, Bill said:

    You’re spot-on, Herschel. Corporate “Leadership” today is simply the spoiled rich kid click of High School writ large. They’re more fad driven than the fashion industry, and about as deeply rational.

  4. On September 16, 2019 at 7:53 am, Frank Clarke said:

    I’ve said it before: Trump doesn’t have to lose very much of the (est.) 120 million American gun owners before he becomes a one-term President.

    In fact, he may be planning on it. It has long been suspected that he didn’t intend to win in 2016, and was more surprised than Hillary at the way it turned out.

  5. On September 16, 2019 at 9:10 am, ragman said:

    I’m old enough to remember when HR was called “Personnel” and they were actually there to help employees. Now we have SJWs, more often than not a POC that’s totally ignorant of the goals and intricacies of a particular business.

  6. On September 16, 2019 at 10:18 am, DWEEZIL THE WEASEL said:

    Proverbs 27:12.

  7. On September 16, 2019 at 10:30 am, Centurion_Cornelius said:

    From where I sit, I see the vast majority of this Anti-2nd A vomit spewed out of the mouths of local city and urban women who have had nothing better to do for the last 25 years. Labor-saving appliances, day care centers, baby sitters, Jose and Juanita Mexicano, concierges, auto dealership Service Departments and the like have done all their chores. They have nothing better to do than show off, prance, strut and strike poses of virtue.

    Nary a one of these “elites” knows what it is to change the oil on their own vehicle, much less defend their family, home or property in the dead of night when trouble comes-a-calling. Out here in rural fly-over country, our county Sheriff is about 45 minutes away at best. I’ve had to pull the sword out of the sheath a few times with success. No blood was split–just yet. Amazing how the silhouette of a righteously held AR15 or 12 gauge pump shotty speaks reason to a group of miscreants.

    My own Congress Critter used to be a county prosecutor, but since he’s ensconced in the Swamp these past years sucking up his boodle–he could care less about me and my firearms. By the way, many older Congressional Offices still have that little wall safe (well-hidden of course) for “off the books donations” when you’d come to DC looking for some Congressional help. Don’t ask me how I came to know about THAT.

    535 Whores. That’s all they are. But, that’s a calumny on prostitutes–Members of the House and Senate are worse than hookers–all they want is more power, graft, funds, and easy riding.

    Rough road ahead, Boys. Rough road ahead. But, we’ll do alright and make it through. Can’t say the same for the elites, gun-grabbers, and Congress Critters tho.

  8. On September 17, 2019 at 10:42 pm, TC said:

    Country clubs, and mansions, all have about the same rate of flammability, as we will find out in the Flaming Twenties.

    We’ll have a different kind of barbeque.

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