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What Does Obama Think
He´s Doing On Guns?

Power Line, by John Hinderaker

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Posted By:Drive, 4/10/2013 7:34:28 AM

It seems very odd that President Obama has made gun control the signature issue of his second term, so far. He can’t possibly achieve any significant legislation; a few tweaks to the background check system, maybe, but there is no chance of getting any meaningful gun control through the House. The House Democrats aren’t even trying. So it also seems strange that all eyes are on the Senate, where Harry Reid will unveil some sort of gun legislation–no one knows what, exactly–on Thursday. The party’s left-wing base is lining up behind the bill, sight unseen.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TheMom, 4/10/2013 8:21:43 AM     (No. 9268160)

This is just a shiny thing meant to distract us from something else, like maybe collapsing the dollar over the weekend. And if it should happen to ´work´ for the resident, that would be a bonus for him. These people make me want to scream and break things.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: mythman, 4/10/2013 8:22:05 AM     (No. 9268161)

His purpose on gun legislation? To demagogue. That´s what he knows. That´s what he does. Period.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: LAW428, 4/10/2013 8:26:42 AM     (No. 9268172)

Our rights don´t come from Obama and he has no authority to take any of them away. He is a nothing president unworthy of the very skin that holds him together.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: lakerman1, 4/10/2013 8:45:06 AM     (No. 9268207)

President Yutz recently said that a gun law is needed ´if it saves just one life´.
If he really wants to save a lot of lives, he could push for a national speed limit of 10 MPH. that would save tens of thousands of lives.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: janjan, 4/10/2013 8:53:57 AM     (No. 9268225)

What, pray tell, does Power Line consider ´meaningful gun control´? I think we know.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Clinger, 4/10/2013 9:31:27 AM     (No. 9268287)

If it was about the children we´d be regulating and/or banning pools. And unlike guns, pools don´t serve any meaningful role in securing the freedom of we the people. High time we register pools and publish the names of pool owners so when our little ones ask if they can go to Johnny´s house we can make an informed decision. We have a right to know who poses a threat to the community.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: lonestarm3, 4/10/2013 11:56:05 AM     (No. 9268601)

More kids drown than are killed by guns.

Even if you disregard lakes, rivers, ponds, and pools, more kids drown upside down in buckets than are killed by guns.

More drown in 5 gallon buckets than are killed by guns.

More drown in plastic 5 gallon buckets .....

More drown in white plastic buckets ....

We don´t need gun laws or bucket laws -- we need the EPA to declare water a controlled substance and limit to federally monitored drinking fountains.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mickturn, 4/10/2013 12:06:20 PM     (No. 9268634)

He is trying all his old tricks to force it through...sorry no cigar or blue dress Obie!

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