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Even without Congress,
Obama could act to restrict guns

Reuters, by David Ingram

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 12/17/2012 11:55:51 PM

Washington - Unburdened by re-election worries and empowered by law to act without Congress, U.S. President Barack Obama could take action to improve background checks on gun buyers, ban certain gun imports and bolster oversight of dealers. (Snip) Having just won a second four-year term, Obama does not need to fear alienating voters who favor gun rights and he could press ahead without lawmakers on fronts where federal law enables executive action. Speaking in Newtown, where a gunman on Friday killed 20 children and six adults in an elementary school, Obama vowed late on Sunday

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This is chilling to read. If an Executive Order can be issued, what court can stop it? And, if it does, 0bama has shown that he will ignore it and Congress.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: tyshab, 12/18/2012 12:07:20 AM     (No. 9071928)

It is good to be king

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Reply 2 - Posted by: iamtinman, 12/18/2012 12:08:50 AM     (No. 9071931)

It´s simple, just ignore him and his EOs! They don´t have the force of law behind them and they are nowhere supported by the constitution only by tradition. This president only follows tradition when it suits him and he´s no better than I am.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Italiano, 12/18/2012 12:11:53 AM     (No. 9071935)

The long overdue national Just Say No campaign should start right here. The GOP won´t act. We can. Just tell Obama to pound sand.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Shells, 12/18/2012 12:21:35 AM     (No. 9071939)

To hell with this POS who thinks he´s king. He´s ruler of the 47%. Not me!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Calico Al, 12/18/2012 12:28:01 AM     (No. 9071944)

Would that be the same backgroud checks he had for Fast And Furious?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 12/18/2012 12:29:31 AM     (No. 9071946)

"Obama does not need to fear alienating voters who favor gun rights"

That´s true enough -- none of them would have voted for him, anyhow.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: nerdowell, 12/18/2012 12:38:06 AM     (No. 9071954)

I hope that President Obama will "lead from the front" on this issue and set an example for the rest of the country.

Imagine the moral impact that simply banning firearms among his Secret Service detail could have.

It may seem small thing to do, but the impression it would make here and on the rest of the world would be profound.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: gruntled, 12/18/2012 1:09:09 AM     (No. 9071967)

"Obama does not need to fear alienating voters who favor gun rights"

True enough. But the rest of the pond scum in house and senate most certainly do. And they do love their perks!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Knotwyrkin, 12/18/2012 1:29:09 AM     (No. 9071972)

If restrictions are put in place for the sale of "assault weapons", does that mean the United States of America Federal Government won´t be able to sell them to Mexican drug dealers - or will they be exempt from the law like Congress is exempt from 0bamacare?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: steveW, 12/18/2012 1:36:50 AM     (No. 9071975)

Obama must now lead by example. He could start by declaring the area around Himself - say, a 100 yard radius - to be a "gun-free zone". Within this zone, wherever He may roam, no one, not even the Secret Service, would be allowed to carry any manner of firearm, especially for the purpose of protecting and defending Dear Leader. Thus, by His compassionate example, would we know that He cares, sincerely and truly cares, for the lives of innocents. Not like those bitter clingers, clinging to their guns like deranged madmen.

I´m thinking that very many of us would back this "gun-free zone" proposal, with enthusiasm.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: veritas, 12/18/2012 2:53:48 AM     (No. 9072008)

Yes, but not legally.

"A Republic, if you can keep it."

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Reply 12 - Posted by: flatwater, 12/18/2012 3:39:39 AM     (No. 9072033)

Barack Obama is Mexico´s biggest gun dealer.

Obama´s "Fast & Furious" has resulted in, what, over 300 murdered Mexican citizens?

All hail Wise King Barky!

When he isn´t complaining about gun ownership, he´s selling weapons to Mexican drug cartels!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: stablemoney, 12/18/2012 4:11:09 AM     (No. 9072039)

I think think the nation should say no to all Obama´s policies. Just don´t do it.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/18/2012 4:13:40 AM     (No. 9072042)

This Brady foundation is one of the biggest left wing nag groups in the country who see a golden opportunity here.They didn´t even allow parents time to mourn before exploiting the tragedy.

Whether Obama doesn´t have to worry about relection doesn´t matter that much.He´s already reviled by half the country and all this would do is make people hate him more and possibly explode into another civil war.

If a president has the authority to impose his will on people without the consent or oversight of congress,we may as well dissolve congress and make the president the dictator.

For Obama to over rule a constitutional right,out of thin air means the Constitution is worthless also.Free speech is already on it´s way out along with the freedom of religion.What´s to stop Obama from declaring himself eligible for a 3rd term?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: geoguy, 12/18/2012 5:12:23 AM     (No. 9072066)

If he thinks he can, he will.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: hamrman, 12/18/2012 5:59:02 AM     (No. 9072089)

He is said to be a brilliant person, however he does not act like one!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: heartlandconservative, 12/18/2012 8:07:25 AM     (No. 9072241)

Roto-Rooter and the vast majority of citizens of the several States are Constitutionally illiterate. The President does not have law making authority, as noted above EO´s are not Constitutional,nor are Court decisions law. Take time to do a little studying friends, our enemies really do make it so very easy for us.
Keep the faith, we will survive this as a culture and as patriots. Won´t be pretty or fun, but we will survive.
Prayers and Best wish´s for Miss. Lucianne and all you fellow l-Dotters.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: nonsense, 12/18/2012 10:11:10 AM     (No. 9072450)

Looks like ValJar put her "revenge" stamp of approval on this "it´s good to be the Imperial potus" article.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: strike3, 12/18/2012 12:40:30 PM     (No. 9072802)

A foolish action like that would be barry´s Waterloo. And I think he knows it.

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