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Bill Clinton’s over-the-top
‘fact’ on mass shootings

Washington Post, by Glenn Kessler

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Posted By:Oblio, 1/11/2013 6:58:25 AM

“Half of all mass killings in the United States have occurred since the assault weapons ban expired in 2005, half of all of them in the history of the country.”— Former President Bill Clinton, at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Jan. 9, 2013 A colleague spotted this eye-popping statistic by the former president and wondered if it was correct. President Clinton, of course, in 1994 signed the assault weapons ban into law, but it expired after 10 years and was not renewed.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: miceal, 1/11/2013 7:14:21 AM     (No. 9110243)

The FACT our impeached national disgrace, and "father of the year" would lie to make a point should come as NO surprise to anyone......

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Reply 2 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 1/11/2013 7:27:13 AM     (No. 9110262)

Golly, gee, a Klintoon lying! What´s the world coming to?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: avikingman, 1/11/2013 8:13:28 AM     (No. 9110330)

It´s a defining characteristic of a demonRAT.
They lie:
I did not have sex...
No tax increases...
No pork...
Indian ancestry...
Lower health care costs...
ad nauseam.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 1/11/2013 8:18:35 AM     (No. 9110342)

But ...how many of those ´mass killings´ happened with ´assault weapons´ ?

apples and kumquats ?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Judith, 1/11/2013 8:23:20 AM     (No. 9110351)

Because of the media and low-information voters, the liberals don´t have to tell the truth. It is evident they make up stories on the fly, alter them to fit the situation and goal and frequently contradict themselves.....and no media points this out and the voters appear to have no memory or commonsense.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Liberal like Jefferson, 1/11/2013 10:01:53 AM     (No. 9110554)

Theonsumer Electronics Show organizaers must have been thrilled this proven liar chose to use their podium to spew a bunch of lies on ´gun control´.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/11/2013 11:10:04 AM     (No. 9110717)

This "fact" brought to you by an impeached, disbarred liar.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: viking diver, 1/11/2013 11:38:40 AM     (No. 9110782)

A serial lier trying to spout facts, and we would believe anything this piece of cow flop says because why??????

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Reply 9 - Posted by: JimJr, 1/11/2013 2:56:14 PM     (No. 9111232)

The numbers look like the correlate well with the rise in the use of psychoactive drugs (Paxil, Luvox, etc.)

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