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Biden: W.H. readies 19
executive actions on guns

Politico, by Reid J. Epstein

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Posted By:BaseballFan, 1/14/2013 9:03:52 PM

The White House has identified 19 executive actions for President Barack Obama to move unilaterally on gun control, Vice President Joe Biden told a group of House Democrats on Monday, the administration’s first definitive statements about its response to last month’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. (Snip) The focus on executive orders is the result of the White House and other Democrats acknowledging the political difficulty of enacting any new gun legislation, a topic Biden did not address in Monday’s meeting. The executive actions could include giving the Centers

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NINETEEN EOs. Too difficult via democracy and in accordance with the Constitution, so let´s do it by executive fiat. NINETEEN executive orders.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: DocH, 1/14/2013 9:08:02 PM     (No. 9116753)

I thnik he will come to regret this.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 1/14/2013 9:09:43 PM     (No. 9116758)

So what if folks simply refuse to obey?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: DocH, 1/14/2013 9:12:27 PM     (No. 9116764)

And: Japanese Admiral Yamamoto in "Tora! Tora! Tora!" says after the attack on Pearl Harbor, "I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve."

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 1/14/2013 9:12:39 PM     (No. 9116765)

It is having an effect already. Check out the availability of 9mm ammo:

http://www.sgammo.com/catalog/pistol-ammunition/9mm-9x19

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Coy860, 1/14/2013 9:16:11 PM     (No. 9116768)

How about a MARCH on Inaugeration Day?
OR a recall ?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Italiano, 1/14/2013 9:20:47 PM     (No. 9116772)

Good thing I stocked up years ago.

Try enforcing it, O-Hole.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: dragonlearner, 1/14/2013 9:28:48 PM     (No. 9116784)

If Obama was serious about limiting guns and ammo, he wouldn´t have put Biden in charge.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/14/2013 9:30:48 PM     (No. 9116787)

#7 - rest assured, Biden is not "in charge".
If and when this entire attack on the Constitution collapses, Biden will be under the bus in a New York minute.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: hamrman, 1/14/2013 9:33:40 PM     (No. 9116792)

Why doesn´t this guy grow up? He is like a spoiled child, if he doesn´t get his way, he threatens and throws temper tantrums! This country has been leaderless for four years now! These EO´s are wrong and unconstitutional!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: nonsense, 1/14/2013 9:36:58 PM     (No. 9116802)

19 Executive Orders written by the George Soros funded Center for American Progress.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: veritas, 1/14/2013 10:01:07 PM     (No. 9116832)

Guess what two words are not in the US Constitution? We´ve got a winner! Yes, the two words are "executive order."

But here are 41 words that are in the US Constitution [Article VI]:

"The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support this Constitution...." [Emphasis added.]

Conclusion? Any covered Federal officer who acts to enforce an Executive Order that infringes on the right to keep and bear arms is in violation of his sworn oath.

So -- Tyranny? Or Liberty?

#8: Would that be a "Newark minute"?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: busterman, 1/14/2013 10:02:12 PM     (No. 9116833)

You can also try:

luckygunner.com

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Reply 13 - Posted by: texaspast, 1/14/2013 10:20:31 PM     (No. 9116865)

I was at Academy today, there were a few boxes being put out on the shelves, which were mostly empty, and the ammo aisle was packed. These were not trashy folks - they were lawyers, teachers, doctors (actually, doctors´ wives, calling back to hubbies about what was available on the shelf and in bulk). This guy has no idea who his opposition is on this issue.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: MsSmith, 1/15/2013 1:26:15 AM     (No. 9116991)

Amendment II

A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.


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Reply 15 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/15/2013 2:21:16 AM     (No. 9117005)

19 EO´s to protect dem congress critters. Refusing to negotiate with congress violates the constitution. Never passing a budget violates the constitution. Sending arms to the Muslim Brotherhood is illegal. Forcing retailers to sell guns to Mexican Cartels is illegal. Intentionally sending a US ambassador into harms way is illegal. Sending troops to Africa before congressional review is not constitutional.

Passing ObamaCare with no GOP input... then blaming the GOP for creating our debt is insane.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Gretchen, 1/15/2013 2:22:34 AM     (No. 9117006)

Trying the old tidal wave trick -- overwhelm the people with the number of EOs and hope one or two stick, and kick that can down the road a bit more. Another shooting, another terrorist attack, and it starts again.



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Reply 17 - Posted by: billa, 1/15/2013 2:36:06 AM     (No. 9117014)

If there was a reporter with half a brain, they would be asking BO and Biden one simple question to each of the EOs..."How does this proposed "Order" prevent or deter gun violence and in particular gun violence of the sort in Sandy Hook, Gabby Giffords and Columbine?" And, "Where is statistical, empirical, forensic proof that these "Orders" will prevent or deter such gun violence?"

Since the answer to the former query is, "It doesn´t." and the answer to the latter is, "We have none." Then the next query should be then, "Are you simply proposing the "Orders" to make you and the Democrat base feel better?"

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 1/15/2013 3:20:17 AM     (No. 9117026)

Will one if them include relinquishing Executive Privilege on documents sought by Congress in the Fast and Furious coverup?

Not holding my breath...

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Reply 19 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/15/2013 11:55:08 AM     (No. 9117741)

Heard from a friend today about this...
he says he prefers the tyranny of the EOs, as anything done via legislation would simply provide cover to Obama & Co.
Given that the political potato is too hot, it´s probably no surprise that they´re taking the EO approach. Are they looking to foment violence? Why not? They´ll use the crisis to do who knows what... martial law? Suspending elections? History repeats, ladies and gents. History repeats.

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