the "sideshow." earlier this week we found out why some republicans were asking whether
had ties to a secretive group called friends of hamas. what started as a sarcastic joke by a daily news reporter snowballed into a serious feature on a right wing website and caught on from there. here is
friends of hamas is
than it sounds because this organization is so sinister that it doesn't even exist. the fact that these organizations don't exist only make it is more suspicious that chalk
has been tied to them. what else is he hiding that hasn't happened? is he a member of the
? what about the
or the muslim
sisterhood of the traveling pants
? what are his ties to the dead poet's society and why are they dead? did they know too much about benghazi?
, you must withdraw
's nomination or you will lose the support of every
, another group that doesn't exist.
after all that brouhaha it looks like
now has enough votes in the senate to actually get confirmed next week.
next we welcome back texas republican
. the congressman is yet again sounding the conspiracy
. so take a guess, is it about the government coming to take your guns away or another warning that
right here in the u.s. of a? no need to pick. here is gohmert on the second amendment and sharia.
it is for our protection and the funders' quotes make that very, very clear and including against a government that would
, you know. we've got some people that think
ought to be the
law of the land
, forget the constitution. but the guns are there, that second amendment is there to mick sure all of the rest of the amendments are followed.
okay. let's parse that. who have you ever heard of on any medium or in person thinks
ought to be the
law of the land
. what is he talking about? nobody. secondly, is it really true that the second amendment, the right to bear arms, ensures our
freedom of speech
and religion and all the rest? i don't think so. i think the
ensure those rights. anyway.
neck, full fication with a twist. a
gun lobbyist is proposing a new sheriff's first bill which would allow county sheriffs to pick and choose which
they wanted to enforce in their state. if a federal agent arrests someone without stopping in at the sheriff's office first, that agent would be arrested and charged with kidnapping the person they arrested. as
, the alcohol and tobacco federation might say that we have probable cause to believe that we have this person in the our county who is making firearms who ut a license and the sheriff might say, well, gosh, under the
, that's protected activity in
, so you don't have my permission for this bust. well, this nullification type proposal was cleared by a vote by the state's republican-led
house judiciary committee
just this week.
finally, who do you think really has got the short end of the stick when it comes to the looming spending cuts that are set to hit on
? well, consider the guy who is coordinating 800,000 defense department layoffs that will happen as a result. and that would be pentagon comptroller
taking it in strit he told "the
." look when i walk doul the hall, people still wave but with fewer fingers. isn't he nice.
up next, republican governors are reversing course and em braying the
maek plan. the latest to do was one of obama care's latest critics, that sweetheart down in florida, governor
who know likes. and the man scott replaced as governor joins us here, charlie chris crist. you've watching "hardball" the place