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Steve Stockman on Gun Control

Former Republican Representative (TX-9)


The best gun lubricant around is Liberal Tears

Rep. Steve Stockman--a Republican primary challenger to Sen. John Cornyn of Texas--might be the closest thing in this election year to a middle finger running for the US Senate by itself:Stockman seems to be betting--again--on his talents for nation-scale insult comedy, for grabbing free publicity with over-the-top attacks on the hard right's enemies. He holds a place in the Hill's modern lore as an innovator in the art of shock politics. Stockman has now been the wild-man newcomer of two different House classes, 18 years apart.
Source: Washington Post on 2014 Texas Senate race , Jan 4, 2014

1993: Opposed federal raid on the Branch Davidian compound

In his first stint in Congress in 1994, Stockman became infamous for his conspiracy theories about gun control. He contended, for instance, that the 1993 federal raid on the Branch Davidian compound in Texas was staged by the Clinton administration as a political gesture to bolster the case for an assault-weapons ban.
Source: Washington Post on 2014 Texas Senate race , Jan 4, 2014

AR-15 giveaway: the perfect Mother's Day gift

Stockman's famously incendiary tweets are enjoying increased scrutiny. Here's a sampling: