Monday, March 26, 2007

A Democrat in Favor of the 2nd Amendment

I thought with the weight of some of the topics discussed on here lately, and with the ongoing quest for the “magical 20th comment”, perhaps it was time for something a little more entertaining. I must warn my liberal friends and readers ahead of time, this information comes from Fox News.


An Aid to Senator Jim Webb (D-Virgina) was arrested today for taking a gun into a Senate building in Washington, DC. The aide, Phillip Thompson, was described as a long time aide and friend of the Senators. He was arrested trying to bring a loaded gun with two extra magazines (both loaded) into the Russell Senate Office Building. Thompson was stopped when the weapons were discovered at an x-ray machine. Webb's office said the Senator had given Thompson the gun earlier in the day as he left for the airport. Thompson then simply forgot he had it before he attempted to enter the Senate building.


I am pleased to see a Democrat who is openly in favor of 2nd Amendment rights. This is just a strange, strange story.

2 comments:

HouseofPolitics said...

That's a first.

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Andy D said...

I thought this story would be just a somewhat bizarre break from the more pressing issues. However, Webb has added a new twist to the story. He now claims he didn’t give his aide the gun, and he is really not sure how the gun got there. The Hill.com has quoted Webb as saying, “I have never carried a gun in the Capitol complex and I did not give the weapon to Phillip Thompson, and that’s all that I think I’ll say.”