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Guns, Abortion and Mistrust
New York Times, by Juliet Lapidos

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 1/12/2013 2:33:12 AM

Before his closed-door meeting with gun-control advocates on Wednesday, Vice President Joe Biden chatted briefly with reporters. What he told them incensed right-wing news sources. (Snip) He made no mention of bans, or confiscation, which the White House—besides—could not accomplish through executive order, even if it wanted to. Operating without Congressional approval, President Obama could appoint a new ATF director or require federal agencies to report mental health records, but he could not enact an assault weapons ban, let alone an outright ban.

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What I get out of this editorial are two things. First, if true, 0bmaa, or his fool Biden can´t really effect anything, short of threaten those of US with some history of mental illness. With the new HIS software in hospitals, 0bamaCare may have access and be the source of what will then be used against US. [See how that works?] Second, like abortion the New York Times [LSM] doesn´t want guns or abortion issues ever "settled." It would mean writing new hype for future articles.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lazlototh, 1/12/2013 4:09:45 AM     (No. 9112037)

She tries to liken abortion rights to gun rights but the latter are EXPLICITLY mentioned in the Constitution, so it´s silly to say that courts created rights there where none existed, but it´s not irrational or silly at all to say that courts created a right where none existed on abortion.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Grace Veritas, 1/12/2013 7:57:26 AM     (No. 9112178)

Still, an interesting parallel, especially regarding the mistrust factor.

I wonder if a good-faith trade could be hammered out involving concessions on regulations on both gun ownership and abortion access in a grand cultural bargain?

Nah, not with the orcs - it´s all war with them all the time. There is only beating them or getting beat by them.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 1/12/2013 8:19:49 AM     (No. 9112213)

What would stop him? Obama gives orders and everybody obeys him. I have always believed that a person can do anything unless there is someone else who can stop him. Obama has proved me right.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dittohead, 1/12/2013 8:57:13 AM     (No. 9112273)

Articles of Impeachment must originate in the congress; Repubs have a majority in congress so they can do something about all this if they wish - but they don´t have the balls or the guts! Would to God someone would be elected that would do what is right regardless of putting their re-election chances in jeopardy.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: coldoc, 1/12/2013 10:09:52 AM     (No. 9112412)

The republicans are cowed and beaten. Obama and his complicit media can force them to do his bidding at will. I´m with Michael Savage. We need a political party that reflects the views of middle America which is not led by a drunk crybaby with pretty ties and a bottle tan. The disregard for the constitution by the regime on the gun issue might just bring the right people and consensus out of the woodwork.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 1/12/2013 10:43:52 AM     (No. 9112489)

Articles of Impeachment must originate in the (Republican dominated) House, #4, but the accused is then tried in the (Democrat controlled) Senate.

Impeachment proceedings would be simply a waste of time and money (and the drive-by media would have a field day at the expense of the Republicans).

You really oughta listen to Rush sometimes...

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Doctor P, 1/12/2013 10:44:12 AM     (No. 9112491)

The Director of the ATF requires Senate approval. There is currently an acting director as the President could not get his nomination confirmed.

I am sure that any NEW nomination would be an interesting experience filled with gun owner attention if not media attention

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