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Harry Reid opens door to
Senate gun control debate

Politico, by Manu Raju

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 12/17/2012 3:29:49 PM

With pressure building from Democrats, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid opened the door Monday for legislative action on gun control in the wake of the deadly massacre at a Connecticut elementary school last week. While he said “no one law” or policy can stop a “determined madman,” Reid argued that Washington is “not doing enough” to protect the public from tragic episodes like the one that unfolded in Newtown, Conn. where 20 children and six adults were murdered by an armed assailant. “In the coming days and weeks, we’ll engage in a meaningful conversation

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You can´t help but note how quickly the vile Reid pounces on this issue and yet he hasn´t found the time in almost four years to produce a budget. They obviously have their priorities and none of them are beneficial to us.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scrubber, 12/17/2012 3:34:12 PM     (No. 9071304)

This is what the NRA gets for endorsing this POS.
"Gee, why did the scorpion sting me?"
"Because he´s a scorpion, stupid. It´s what they do."

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Tucker, 12/17/2012 3:36:31 PM     (No. 9071309)

Beginning of the end of this country....no doubt about it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/17/2012 3:38:16 PM     (No. 9071313)

What about a BUDGET?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Penney, 12/17/2012 3:45:19 PM     (No. 9071324)

ANYTHING to detract from balancing the budget & 0bamacare, eh? ...That´s the trouble with Harry!!!!

dem pols have no shame!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Feebie, 12/17/2012 3:45:38 PM     (No. 9071325)

Nevadan´s like their guns. Even the democrats.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 12/17/2012 3:46:13 PM     (No. 9071327)

Posturing.

If they don´t get something through in a couple of weeks, it isn´t going to happen.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ledbythnose, 12/17/2012 4:06:38 PM     (No. 9071353)

From a Native Son of Texas and a proud Native American´s point of view. These old Boys don´t seem to understand the repercussions of their actions. And that plumb Tuckers me out. I guess they want another Revolution, because that is precisely what they will get if they keep pushing this envelope. Heck more Folks are killed by guns in Chicago on any weekend than any of this mess did and it´s a gun free City. What in the Wide World of Sports is wrong with these People?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: LAW428, 12/17/2012 4:08:42 PM     (No. 9071358)

Harry can go to Hades!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 12/17/2012 4:12:56 PM     (No. 9071363)

Whatever they pass, if anything, will not be constitutional at this point.

Of course, once NØbama gets to flip at least one conservative justice, all bets are off.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: bob913, 12/17/2012 4:14:45 PM     (No. 9071364)

But slams it on passing a budget for 4 years!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: trackman999, 12/17/2012 4:20:22 PM     (No. 9071372)

An unarmed society is open to fascism/totalitarianism. That is why we have the 2nd amendment.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 12/17/2012 4:20:32 PM     (No. 9071374)

During the August 1966 massacre at the Texas University Tower, civilians armed with their own rifles helped local police to keep the shooter, Charles Whitman, from getting clear shots from the observation deck. Whitman killed over a dozen people, wounded more than thirty, and would have shot more if he had not been forced to take cover on that deck.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: RightShoe, 12/17/2012 4:29:35 PM     (No. 9071387)

Bill Ayers didn´t use a gun.

Bill Ayers isn´t mentally ill.

Bill Ayers is a friend of Obama.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: jond, 12/17/2012 4:44:11 PM     (No. 9071412)

Re #13, bad politics, like bad religion, will often produce behavior that looks like mental illness.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Daisymay, 12/17/2012 4:45:31 PM     (No. 9071415)

There will NOT be gun control. Does anyone think that ANY DEMOCRAT in a state that likes to hunt, will vote for it? No! Joe Manchin won´t either because WV will throw him out next time around and he knows it. How about MI Senators? Michiganders LOVE to hunt! Nope! I don´t see gun control coming to the floor anytime soon.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: TnEm, 12/17/2012 4:51:48 PM     (No. 9071426)

When Harry Reid, Prez Obama, John Boehner, Rosie O´Donnell, and all the other "special" people give up their armed guards then they can have an opinion.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: miceal, 12/17/2012 4:53:18 PM     (No. 9071430)

Nevada....REALLY, this the best you can do? He needs to be "recalled and reeducated." Get on it......!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: NYbob, 12/17/2012 5:08:10 PM     (No. 9071457)

Single women, women with orders of protection, anyone being stalked, anyone who opposes unions, people who get lost in the wrong part of town or who drive a rental car in the wrong place, anyone working in a gun free place, and really anyone who isn´t very rich, connected or part of the ´lawmaking´ system, YOU are on your own. Platitudes, more useless gun ´control´ laws and proven failures like microstamping and bullet databases will ramp up and YOU will be assaulted, raped, robbed and murdered at higher rates. Just like before.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: artman1746, 12/17/2012 5:10:14 PM     (No. 9071461)

You cannot deal with liberals on any kind of gun control. They are not honest partners. They will lie. They will cheat. They will claim one thing and do another. They will abuse their power. They will find some way to use any gun legislation to buy votes and undermine the Constitution. And THAT is why there connot be any meaningful conversation on gun legislation.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 12/17/2012 5:26:48 PM     (No. 9071484)

Hey !

There´s an ammunition sale at my local mom and pop hardware store !!!

Can´t talk....gatta go.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Anner40, 12/17/2012 5:28:29 PM     (No. 9071486)

Send Dirty Harry Reid out to collect guns from the criminals....that´ll show ´im.....

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Reply 22 - Posted by: spahrkl, 12/17/2012 5:37:25 PM     (No. 9071499)

are they saying when all guns are taken from the American citizens there will no longer be the need for security for the president of the united states and his family. Let him go first.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Hoosier, 12/17/2012 5:46:38 PM     (No. 9071507)

"Molon Labe" to the Moron Lobby.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 12/17/2012 6:03:24 PM     (No. 9071524)

We ordered additional ´Feinsteinammo´!
Here´s to you, Dianne! Thanks for the inspiration!

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Reply 25 - Posted by: hershey, 12/17/2012 6:04:14 PM     (No. 9071526)

It´s the same old crapola every time....grandstanding worthless congresscritters looking for a bit of face time....

Doesn´t he know Ct. ranks FIFTH in most regressive gun control law????

It´s not the guns you dimwits...I´ve been a cop 30+ years and I have yet to see one pick itself up off a table and fire....

IT THE PEOPLE!!!! Mental defectives!

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Reply 26 - Posted by: dr.lakerman, 12/17/2012 6:43:33 PM     (No. 9071591)

#12 is correct, and I would add that the Texas Rangers who responded had 30/30 Winchester rifles, not so good for long range shooting, and a male student gave the rangers his scoped deer rifle to use. It worked.
The shooter, by the way, was being seen at the Counseling Center, and he was alarmed by his own peculiar behavior and thoughts. Told the counselor that he, Whitman, believed he had a brain tumor.
When they did an autopsy on Whitman, he was proven to be correct. He had a malignant brain tumor.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: bcvegas, 12/17/2012 8:05:58 PM     (No. 9071691)

I let my NRA membership lapse after they failed to make an endorsement the last time Stinky Reid was up for re-election. In the same issue of their monthly magazine where they made endorsements, they had an article imploring their members to vote against senators that would approve anti-gun Supreme Court Justices. They made no endorsement in Reid´s race. This was after Stinky Reid voted for The Wise Latina and Kagan. The NRA lost a 25 year member over that, but the country lost a lot more.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 12/17/2012 8:15:55 PM     (No. 9071705)

Anyone remember the Batman movie shooting in Denver? It wasn´t so long ago and it´s already almost forgotten.
These tragedies are horrific, but the Obama voters of this country are more concerned with this week´s American Idol contestants than they are with Second Amendment rights.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: heartlandconservative, 12/17/2012 8:43:42 PM     (No. 9071727)

Sorry Harry, The American people just found out that you and your buddies have no authority under the Constitution to even have a debate, much less pass a law on this matter. The second item of the Bill of Rights says "the right of people", that leaves you out of the decision making loop.
Just a little study friends, these guys make it so easy.
Molon Labe Harry Molon Labe.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: john56, 12/17/2012 9:23:46 PM     (No. 9071768)

This is why, regardless of the real or imagined faults of folks like Sharron Angle, Todd Akin, or Richard Mourdock, they needed to be supported by ALL the Republican and pro-2nd amendment voters of their states.

So now, we have Dingy Harry in office until 2017 and Clare McCaskill (whose hubby will continue to close his business deals in the Senate dining room) and whoever got elected in Indiana until 2019. Ditto Fauxahontas in Mass.

Just like Charlie Brown and the football, we fall for the "let´s act like we´re pro-gun and responsible around election time, because then we´ll have 5 years to do whatever we want and tell the stupid sheep back home to stuff it where the sun don´t shine because they´ll forget it next election cycle."

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Reply 31 - Posted by: hamrman, 12/17/2012 9:41:04 PM     (No. 9071787)

Harry like John Boehner are only experts at debating with themselves!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: bighambone, 12/17/2012 10:40:18 PM     (No. 9071851)

Those Democrats will double cross the NRA and gun owners in a minute.

Notice that they used to call for banning guns that they used to call "assault rifles" but are now calling for banning guns that they now call "assault weapons" that will have a much broader definition encompassing all semi-automatic rifles and handguns that can possibly accept either a clip or a magazine that can hold over 10 rounds of ammunition. That´s just about all semi-automatic rifles and handguns in use today. So if you have such a gun and you die, nobody else, like your heirs, would be able to possess those rifles and handguns, and since they could not be sold, it appears that they would be subject to government confiscation.

Elections definitely have consequences and all those millions of conservatives who simply stayed home rather then vote for a Mormon left the barn door wide open for the anti-gun people and they are getting ready to drive right on through.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 12/18/2012 12:09:00 AM     (No. 9071932)

Most of the criminals with guns did not buy them legally or register them.

The gun ban in Chicago left law bidding citizens unarmed and defenseless. How many shootings have they had this year ?

Several years ago it seemed every gun shop in the area along with high powered guns in police cars were stolen. The following year there were dozens of armed robberies. The police just couldn´t understand where the guns came from.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Trigger2, 12/18/2012 2:37:03 AM     (No. 9071997)

Time for a gun control debate but NO time for a budget. Typical corrupt demonrat.

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Powerful winds in the Pacific Ocean, which have driven surface heat deep underwater, could be the reason behind the current ‘pause’ in global warming. This is according to a joint Australian and U.S. study which has looked at why there has been a slowdown in the planet’s global average surface temperature over the past decade. Their research shows that trade winds in central and eastern parts of the Pacific have caused warm surface water to sink to the ocean´s depths, reducing the amount of heat in the atmosphere. Last year, scientists on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said the pace of

Ingraham Battles George Will,
Fox Panel: GOP ‘Elites’
Pushing Immigration Reform

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Mediaite, by Evan McMurry    Original Article
Posted By: mikkins2- 2/9/2014 6:45:05 PM     Post Reply
Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham battled the rest of the Fox News Sunday panel over immigration, arguing that immigration reform and current enforcement of immigration laws were weakening the American workforce, even as her fellow panelists countered that reform would bolster the economy. “I think what we’re seeing here is a split inside the Republican Party between two staunch conservatives,” host Chris Wallace said, going on to ply Ingraham with a Wall Street Journal editorial that called flinching on reform “de facto amnesty.” “As far as I can tell, the Wall Street Journal is on the side of Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer,

More ObamaCare Delays Won’t Save Dems
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Commentary Magazine, by Jonathan S.Tobin    Original Article
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From its inception, the strategy behind the Obama administration’s implementation of ObamaCare has been simple: to frontload the benefits and postpone the pain and costs of this massive government intrusion into the private sector for as long as possible. This deceitful approach enabled President Obama run for reelection in 2012 on the spurious promise of extending insurance coverage to the poor and those with pre-existing conditions without being held accountable for the problems with the law that would only become apparent in his second term. Over the course of the last year, as the president’s signature accomplishment debuted with a


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