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WAPO: Obama Fibbed About Gun
Background Checks

Townhall.com, by Katie Pavlich

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Posted By:Oblio, 1/29/2013 8:29:28 AM

Two weeks ago when President Obama annnounced his new executive actions on gun control surrounded by children and Vice President Joe Biden he said, "Studies estimate that nearly 40 percent of all gun sales are made by private sellers who are exempt from this requirement.” From the Washington Post fact checker:Earlier this week, we gave this claim a “verdict pending.” We said we faced a bit of a conundrum because the 40 percent statistic was based on a single, relatively small survey of 251 people from nearly two decades ago —
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Reply 1 - Posted by: saryden, 1/29/2013 8:41:31 AM     (No. 9145870)

He "fibbed?" How cute!
The biggest lie is that he was elegible to run for POTUS.
Thank you, Diane Feinstein, for the giant cover-up ... and now you want to destroy the Second Amendment and our right to protect ourselves from big government.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: The Architect, 1/29/2013 8:48:06 AM     (No. 9145887)

As the saying goes, "You can tell he´s lying if his lips are moving." I´m afraid our President has a very casual aquaintence with the truth. It serves as a balance with his convenitent memory.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: M2, 1/29/2013 8:56:07 AM     (No. 9145918)

It´s a shame the corrections to the lies are rarely heard by the same people who heard the first lie. By design, POTUS et al lie publicly, it´s broadcast by the MSM and gets watched by LoVos on CNN, ABC, etc.

But the corrections are usually heard on Fox News, conservative internet sites or talk radio, which the lie-ees never bother to frequent.

So, the lie stands and the debunking of the lies vanish into thin air. By design.

This is why we need a massive series of networks of our own. Right now, Fox and talk radio are all we´ve got to reach the LoVos with the truth.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 1/29/2013 8:58:56 AM     (No. 9145931)

The thing about this is that it the Obama Administration is saying that they need more laws on the books regulating the sale of guns. Yet, they also say they do not have time to prosecute those who break the laws that are already on the books. This is the point to emphasize to those who argue for more gun control: the government does not enforce the laws ALREADY on the books, why would anyone believe that they are going to enforce any new laws? For that matter, how can you argue that we need more laws when the government doesn´t use the ones already on the books? Maybe all that is needed to fix the problem (I´m not sure there is a problem, but those who argue for more gun control believe there is) is for the government to start enforcing the current laws?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bugboy, 1/29/2013 9:14:57 AM     (No. 9145993)

Obama lied! He is a consummate lier. If his lips are moving he´s lying.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lonestarm3, 1/29/2013 9:36:17 AM     (No. 9146057)

Obama lied?

How odd....

Come to think of it, can anyone cite a single example of a statement by Obama has ever made on an important or controversial subject which was NOT a lie???

----crickets----

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Reply 7 - Posted by: curious1, 1/29/2013 10:21:59 AM     (No. 9146195)

Where the second amendment is concerned, it isn´t constitutional to have ANY laws on the books regarding possession (to keep) or carrying (and bear) of arms (and that´s more than just firearms). Think about it.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Lewis1940, 1/29/2013 3:04:24 PM     (No. 9146885)

Would 0bama pass an instant background check?.

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