Barack Obama, the Presidential Democratic Party candidate, is for
banning all guns in America . He is considered by those who have dealt
with him as a bit more than just a little self-righteous.
At a recent rural elementary school assembly in EastTexas, he asked
the audience for total quiet. Then, in the silence, he started to
slowly clap his hands once every few seconds, holding the audience in
Then he said into the microphone, "Children, every time I clap my
hands together, a child in America dies from gun violence."
Then, little Richard Earl, with a proud EastTexas drawl, pierced the
quiet and said: "'Well, dumb-ass, stop clapping!"