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Background Check Amendment Fails To Pass Senate, Gun Control In Tatters: Obama To Make Statement

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Following a full court press by the Obama administration, and specifically gun tzar Joe Biden, to legislate "stronger" gun law in the last several months ever since the Sandy Hook massacre, the initiative may have just suffered a terminal defeat following a failure to even pass a bipartisan background check amendment in the democrat-controlled Senate. CBS reports that "In a major setback for gun control advocates, the Senate Wednesday voted down a key amendment to the embattled Democratic gun bill, signaling the increasingly dim prospects of any meaningful legislative action aimed at strengthening America's gun laws. The bipartisan Manchin-Toomey amendment, a background check expansion devised by Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Pat Toomey, R-Pa., and a handful of other lawmakers, earned only 54 votes, falling six votes short of the 60-vote threshold. Vice President Joe Biden, who led the Obama administration's months-long lobbying effort on behalf of stronger gun laws, presided over the vote."

The vote effectively kills any hope for a comprehensive law, and makes a mockery of Obama's recent aggressive anti-gun initiative:

The failure of the Manchin-Toomey amendment, which was crafted over weeks of negotiation with the aim of attracting Republican support in both the Senate and, eventually, the House, could serve as the death knell for the larger piece of legislation, though it's possible Reid will bring new amendments to the floor at a later date.

 

In the hours before the vote, Organizing for Action, an advocacy group that works on behalf of the president's legislative agenda, urged voters to call their senators in support of expanded background checks. The Democratic National Committee (DNC) sent out similar emails, specifically targeting a group of Republican senators who had at one point appeared amenable to the Manchin-Toomey language. Meanwhile, a pro-gun group that had previously backed the ban pulled its support.

 

In the end, four Republicans voted in favor the Manchin-Toomey amendment, and four Democrats voted against it, excluding Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., who switched his vote from yea to nay for procedural reasons.

 

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., one of those who broke with the GOP ranks, delivered a vehement defense of the bipartisan amendment in debate over the bill, and disputed the argument, touted by his fellow Republicans, that it would strip Americans of their Second Amendment rights.

 

"For over three decades in Congress, I have built as strong a record as anyone in this body in defending the Second Amendment. I have consistently opposed the efforts of anti-gun activists to ban guns and ammunition, staunchly defending the Constitutional rights that Arizonans hold dear," McCain said, continuing with a list citing his pro-gun credentials. But, he added, "Just as I have long defended the Second Amendment to the Constitution, I have also long believed that it is perfectly reasonable to use available tools to conduct limited background checks, as this amendment prescribes, to help ensure that felons and the mentally-ill do not obtain guns they should not possess."

 

"In my view, such background checks are not overly burdensome or unconstitutional," McCain said.

Obama will take the podium at 5:30 pm to speak about "commonsense measures to reduce gun violence" and justify this latest disappointment of an administration which should count its lucky stars, it has the labor force participation rate to fudge the unemployment rate with, and the Fed to ramp stocks higher, or else living in America today would be a very different thing if the full ugliness of reality was exposed for all to see.

 

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Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:11 | 3463214 fuu
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BOOM HEADSHOT!

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:13 | 3463215 Banksters
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High Fives all around!

 

EAT SHIT, FEINSTEIN.  

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:14 | 3463235 DoChenRollingBearing
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+ (7.62 * 39)

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:18 | 3463254 ACP
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...while everyone's attention is diverted, Chucky sends US forces to Jordan...

http://edition.cnn.com/2013/04/17/world/us-jordan-troops-order/

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:20 | 3463287 Hedgetard55
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That's Barry's call, not Chucky's.

 

"Gun tzar Joe Biden". LOL. Joey "buy a shotgun" Biteme.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:22 | 3463297 Pool Shark
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Well, whatta ya know?

Sometimes democracy actually works...

 

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:25 | 3463304 Divided States ...
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Gun Control FAILED. Next on Obummer's agenda, Pressure Cooker Control.....

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:29 | 3463343 Supernova Born
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Far better Obama's gun control in tatters than the Bill of Rights.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:33 | 3463368 JohnnyBriefcase
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I give it about a month before these fags rename it and re-introduce it.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:43 | 3463432 Big Corked Boots
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"They will soon be back - and in greater numbers!"

(sorry for the ripoff, Obi Wan)

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:47 | 3463467 12ToothAssassin
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Biden looks like hes smelling a fart

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:52 | 3463519 Pool Shark
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He looks like Stan Laurel about to cry...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nc52OMftJSk

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:56 | 3463532 ACP
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Obama's having a straight up 3rd grader shit fit meltdown. WAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!! THEY DIDN'T DO WHAT I SAID!!!!!!!!!!!

I was waiting for him to stomp his feet.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:59 | 3463552 Supernova Born
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Clinging pretty tightly huh, bitch?

Go smoke a Kool menthol and chill.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:01 | 3463584 Muppet Pimp
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Can't wait to see the low information leftists reaction when they realize their people were responsible for the Boston Marathon bombs in a last ditch attempt to scare the sheep into giving up their guns for the perceived security of the communist statist apparatus.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:05 | 3463608 spastic_colon
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yep....how much that the video shows a black guy or an american or both....funny they won't release the pictures for the publics help in finding this person.

 

bad PR if they are one of the disciples.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:21 | 3463676 Joe Sixpack
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It had to be done. The US was running out of steel because the gun manufacturer's were buying it all. This will slow down gun sales long enough to get some more iron mining going.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:31 | 3463713 DoChenRollingBearing
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6:27 PM US ET...

597 green arrows, 10 red arrows.

Zero Hedgers like their guns!  Molon Labe!

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:46 | 3463754 TwoShortPlanks
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Cold Dead Hands: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L45T7Huc70I

Your Proposal: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cp0I9qLE0VA

This has been an Agenda21 announcement: Obedience, from cradle to grave...preferably the latter!

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 14:59 | 3467509 WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot
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BTW, y'all - we all know that the 90% number being thrown around by the disinformer in chief is b.s. Here's a link to the poll he keeps citing in support: 

http://www.quinnipiac.edu/institutes--centers/polling-institute/new-jersey/release-detail?ReleaseID=1842

Notice that the poll only includes New Jersey (hopelessly anti-gun), Virginia (full of D.C. bootlickers) and Pennsylvania. Hardly representative of America. Now who is telling outright lies, Mr. Prentender in Chief?

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:22 | 3463683 Joe Sixpack
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Yuz rassisst.

You have been programmed so that "dark skinned" ====> "middle east terrorist" (you know like an Israeli, maybe).

That you pin this on a black guy means yuz rassisst.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:29 | 3463969 DanDaley
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Ain' no "t" in raciss...dam, brah!

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 22:17 | 3464611 fourchan
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my news release, lick dick obama.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:21 | 3463684 Chupacabra-322
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The reason for the the PsyOps/Black Ops via the Boston Flase Flag Drill and now Ricin letters is Cover and Illusion to keep people distracted from their War Crimes.

 

U.S. Engaged in Torture After 9/11, Review Concludes WASHINGTON — A nonpartisan, independent review of interrogation and detention programs in the years after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks concludes that “it is indisputable that the United States engaged in the practice of torture” and that the nation’s highest officials bore ultimate responsibility for it.

The sweeping, 577-page report says that while brutality has occurred in every American war, there never before had been “the kind of considered and detailed discussions that occurred after 9/11 directly involving a president and his top advisers on the wisdom, propriety and legality of inflicting pain and torment on some detainees in our custody.” The study, by an 11-member panel convened by the Constitution Project, a legal research and advocacy group, is to be released on Tuesday morning.

Debate over the coercive interrogation methods used by the administration of President George W. Bush has often broken down on largely partisan lines. The Constitution Project’s task force on detainee treatment, led by two former members of Congress with experience in the executive branch — a Republican, Asa Hutchinson, and a Democrat, James R. Jones — seeks to produce a stronger national consensus on the torture question.

https://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/16/world/us-practiced-torture-after-9-11-nonpartisan-review-concludes.html?pagewanted=all

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:25 | 3463948 Oldwood
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Speaking for myself, I would rather endure the Torture of three days of water boarding than the last five YEARS of this stupid shit economy and ass eating government. They are fucking us with words again. What is torture? Waterboarding and loud music, or finger amputation, starvation and hanging by your arms until they break the sockets? Illegal aliens, or undocumented workers seeking a better life? Criminals or The Oppressed? Assault rifles that "potentially" could kill millions or a semi automatic gun used primarily for self defense.  Twenty dead children in Sandy hook that demand the surrender of basic rights or the killing of millions of babies for profit because we just don't have the time for them, and its a womens's right to choose, damnit.  FOCUS

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:39 | 3464014 gonetogalt
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Waterboarding the same dude 180+ times 'till he finally says "fuck it, I did it" isn't a great way to get actionable intelligence, it's CYA, finally.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:49 | 3463791 Nehweh Gahnin
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You mean liberals, not "leftists."  There is a difference.  And as for the "perceived security of the communist statist apparatus," are you speaking of the same one that overwhelmingly enacted the Patriot Act and NDAA 2011?  Seemed like there was a lot of "conservative" backing for those statist (authoritarian) measures.

Ahem ... your paradigm is showing.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:56 | 3463821 jwoop66
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Yes, a true liberal would advocate for individual rights and limited govt.   They would support a Constitution much like the original United States Constitution.  Anyone who supports govt programs to "help" people at the expense of other peoples money and liberties, while micromanaging the citizens lives is NO liberal.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:12 | 3463895 nmewn
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+1

It would seem the fascists have found the line that WILL NOT be crossed. O'Barry dancing on the graves of children (and the government controlled media dutifully covering his tap dance) didn't pay off the way they thought it would...the New Media should stand up and take a bow ;-)

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 08:43 | 3465776 SamAdams
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They "woke the sleeping giant".  Even better, the now awake giant began doing research and learned about the FED, the Bolshevik infiltration and it's lying media.  Now, how do they stuff that genie back in the bottle?  The Communists: Feinstein, Schumer, Blumenthal, Emanual, Bloomberg and sock-puppet Obama, have lost this time.  They will lose again.

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 12:12 | 3466822 Andy_Jackson_Jihad
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When can the "common thread between all these communists " Genie come out of the bottle?

Gerald Celente made a great comment once:  If the wallstreet criminals running the white-shoe orgs had names like "Giovani, Barzini, LaRocca" we'd call them the Mafia.

 

So when all the names are Rosenberg, Goldstein, kikeowittz, GoldMan-Sachs  and such, why can we not connect the dots there?  I know why Celente didn't say it:  most of his staff have similar names as are some of the women he's dated. 

Common Jew-Wise genie......it's like you got your head and right arm out. 

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 22:44 | 3464757 DaveyJones
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all these words - liberal, conservative, constitution, constipation - have lost their meaning in this corrupt and criminal place

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 23:36 | 3464960 moroots
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+ whatever word means "a lot"

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 07:54 | 3465593 zhandax
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uh, mnewn, that's not the 'new media'; that's the old media with shit on it's face.

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 08:44 | 3465787 SamAdams
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He is refering to the alternative (meaning factual) media.  For example:  ZeroHedge and WhatReallyHappened.com. 

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:03 | 3463592 disabledvet
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Why do all the up and down arrows dissipate as the...well, whatever. Immigration next!

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:24 | 3463662 Muppet Pimp
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It is certainly plain for all to see the wreckage that unaldulterated immigration has caused the UK economy, in particular I draw your attention to the entire sections of London now under full Sharia law.  With that level of roaring success, how can we refuse to move as many of these folks here as fast as possible?  We want a full on clusterfuck stateside and Obama will bring it!  He promised!

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:47 | 3463782 Goldilocks
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:45 | 3463454 XitSam
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Nope -- Executive Order.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:47 | 3463474 DaddyO
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Is it just me or does VP Blowme look like Walter, Jeff Dunham's dummy?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zcnoh3oJJKs

DaddyO

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:00 | 3463575 New_Meat
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DaddyO, you have a point.  But, please, there were some very fine doggies who got to be cashiered by Rolling Stone's frag pattern since they were using the term "Bite-Me".

I'd encourage you towards that way to name ol' joe.  guys were right, and have been sacrificed.

- Ned

{of course, if it attracts you, well, not that there's anything wrong with it}

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:11 | 3463634 DaddyO
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+1

Point well made and taken!

DaddyO

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:43 | 3463760 Henry Chinaski
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DaddyO: Love the handle.  I would be you if I weren't me. Just sayin.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:30 | 3463966 DaddyO
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+1

Thanks, Hank!

DaddyO

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:03 | 3463593 eatthebanksters
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Walter is doesn't step on his dick as much as Biden...

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 21:51 | 3464490 NeedtoSecede
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ETB, you know we have trolls lurking here when someone gives you a red arrow for that comment. Mrs. Biden, is that you reading ZeroHedge between reloads of your double-barrel shotgun?

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 20:03 | 3464119 XenoFrog
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I love it when Obama doesn't get what he wants because he is such a petulant toddler. Faced with a no, he refocuses his efforts on doing what he wanted anyway.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:01 | 3463587 xtop23
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Just like CISPA.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:04 | 3463597 MiguelitoRaton
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Obama is shocked that legislation went against the wishes of the vast majority. He's talking about (a) TARP, (b) ObamaCare, (c) Gun Control?

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:08 | 3463625 RSBriggs
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The vast majority that exists only in his dreams/head?  That vast majority?

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:27 | 3463705 Sabibaby
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Whatever the MSM says is "the vast majority", yes what his owners tell him to believe.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 21:02 | 3464315 DeadFred
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Everyone he asked in the cabinet meeting agreed with him.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:52 | 3463789 Frank N. Beans
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no need to reintroduce it

obammy will just issue an executive order

 

 

edit:  oops, sorry xstop23 you beat me

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:33 | 3463993 DanDaley
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They're still coming for your money and guns, and they will ALWAYS be coming for your money and guns...ALWAYS!

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 21:22 | 3464383 mick_richfield
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No, not always.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 21:24 | 3464385 Papasmurf
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Or false flags and re-introduce it.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:39 | 3463381 McMolotov
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The Bill of Rights has been in tatters for a while now. The Second Amendment is pretty much the last thread that's barely holding everything together.

EDIT: I wish I could punch that motherfucker in his goddamn face for using a fucking Newtown family as a propaganda tool. Jesus fucking Christ, what an asshole. (Not Jesus, I mean El Presidente)

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:42 | 3463420 A Lunatic
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Well the 2nd amendment sure as Hell isn't a partisan issue anyway; it's one the of foundational cornerstones of the Republic, and a necessary function of a free and equal society. Fuck these Totalitarian gun grabbing sons o' bitches.........

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:26 | 3463692 New_Meat
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lunatic, evidently you are a lunatic:

since it was up for a vote, one would guess that it ain't no cornerstone, just another thing.

- Ned

{dang, I wish I'd be able to agree with your pov in fact, t'ain't so}

{{and TOTUS really fucked up tonight}}

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 20:53 | 3464289 pods
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Permit=Permission.

Agree 100%, just another chess piece.

Ain't no right if you gotta ask the master if you can do it.

pods

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 07:32 | 3465560 DanDaley
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Yeah, but being a gun owner means being personally responsible, sovereign, but they would prefer a world where they are told what to do for the common good.  Problem is, that never works out wherever it's been tried. Like in the The Life of Brian where 5,000 chant in unison: We are all individuals here! hahaha. Yeah, right!

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:18 | 3463664 PiratePawpaw
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Dont hold back, its unhealthy....How do you really feal?

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:20 | 3463670 Miss Expectations
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How about using the Benghazi dead, in their coffins, on stage, with hearses, with Clinton and Biden.

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=obama+hillary+with+dead+bengazi+coff...

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:20 | 3463672 Miss Expectations
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!

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:38 | 3463397 SafelyGraze
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I am a sheep, and I completely believe this report that g-n control is in tatters.

it's a *meme*, not a *report*. 

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:46 | 3463453 smlbizman
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i always try to put myself in others shoes....and i can promise the last thing i would ever ever do , would allow something i loved so much, to be exploited by any of these self serving sociopath/pschyopath pieces of gigantic shit....these cocksuckers must be skinned alive and tortured to their last drop of blood...than save them back to health and do it all over again....how anyone of these motherfuckers can look at themselves is beyond me...if that dirty motherfucker was my dad..i would do the world a favor...and im not talking about the pathetic white guy tool...

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:32 | 3463356 TeamDepends
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The tools on CNN are gaping and practically speechless....

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:38 | 3463395 McMolotov
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This is one of the few times I wish I still had cable.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:52 | 3463517 New_Meat
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deep, cleansing breaths, Tovarich.  You'll be fine.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:39 | 3463410 TeamDepends
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Leading off with Sandy Hook!!!!!  JUMP THE SHARK

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:47 | 3463479 TeamDepends
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Now Barry is talking about the"spreading of untruths".  He would know!

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:58 | 3463562 DoChenRollingBearing
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+ 1 to make up for the jerk downticking you.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 20:56 | 3464298 pods
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Just want to thank y'all for taking the time to dissect what was said.

I like to keep my dinner down, and can't stomach hearing anything out of DC or from the fourth branch of gov.

Silkwood showers take their toll too.  

pods

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:49 | 3463484 spastic_colon
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fuck these fuckers for their gratuitous use of the newtown sandy hook victims and families.  Too bad the victims have become the poster children of these marxist fags! 

 

Maybe just maybe we are beginning to see the light of democracy again, i hope didnt speak too soon, but i will not watch this dick cry for the cameras during a press conf.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:45 | 3463769 Henry Chinaski
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fuck these fucking fuckers...

fucking fixed it.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:36 | 3464001 skipjack
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We don't want a democracy.  We want our Republic back, thank you very much.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:43 | 3463439 Freddie
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It is sad how we celebrate their kabuki of losing a vote to take away our freedoms that they have no right to take. This is theater.  We are like little sheep and serfs celebrating a temporary death sentence by these evil monsters.  F them!  they don't give us our rights.

They will be back.  If amnesty passes, they will eventually ban guns sooner than you think.   Keep fighting.

 

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:11 | 3463635 Miffed Microbio...
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Yes this is a hollow victory. I'm sure there is a bill being introduced now to protect some Artic squirrel with even more stringent gun control rider. When do they not mock us?

Miffed;-)

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:24 | 3463691 Alpha Monkey
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Or Royal Decree... errm excuse me, Executive Order.  Maybe then the tanks can get rolled out and anyone with a gun can be detained by the military indefinitely... we are in a state of war after all... war on freedom... that way the terrorists can't hate us for our freedom.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 20:59 | 3464307 pods
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Fuckin A Freddie, fantastic post.

I will give credit where credit is due.

In the 10 ring!

pods

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 03:55 | 3465365 Rogue Trooper
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ROCK on!

Mozambique DRILL at the range this weekend to CELEBRATE this 'speed bumb' for those state worshipping CUNTS!

Keep fighting you true freedom fighting Americans.

I'm with ya!

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 09:17 | 3465945 qualityhardware
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Damn right Freddie. Once we get some legislation repealing the 1968 GCA, the 1934 NFA, and the Hughes Amendment, we can start celebrating. This was a pause in the battle to strip away our freedom. We gained nothing.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:09 | 3463633 Ness.
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CNN should be shut down after their absolute clusterfuck-rumorville-I gotta have the scoop first-and 'I heard from a guy in line at Starbucks that they caught the dude'-style "reporting" they perpetrated on our gullible retarted public today.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:21 | 3463677 NotApplicable
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Anybody stupid enough to watch CNN deserves what they get.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:37 | 3463383 New_Meat
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after all, who actually NEEDS a high capacity pressure cooker?  Sure, to cook your grandmother's brisket, you need a 3 l size, but no one NEEDS anything larger.

- Ned

{and, how was that amonium fertilizer cooked up and mixed.  We need to have background checks for people at wal*mart wishing to purchase Dutch Overns.  A 5 day waiting period is required}

{{I was in advanced age before I realized that a "Dutch Oven" was an ethnic slur}}

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:45 | 3463447 Freddie
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Hopefully our crock pots are safe. 

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:08 | 3463623 Freddie
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I think I need to hide my vegetable steamer in a PVC pipe and bury in my back yard.  Maybe lose it in a boating accident. 

F these evil criminals in DC!

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:27 | 3463695 Joe Sixpack
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PVC pipes are now under suspicion. Did you say you had a PVC pipe? What is your address? We are here to help you. Please bend over.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 21:04 | 3464323 Lost Word
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Infowars and PrisonPlanet have photos of Navy Seals at Boston marathon, before explosions, carrying black backpacks very similar in small stripe details to the remains of one of the exploded bomb backpacks.

Already conspiracy suggestion of a false flag attack; perhaps Navy seals again?

The Navy Seals did so well in the Osama raid that has No Evidence.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 21:08 | 3464328 Lost Word
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Infowars and PrisonPlanet have photos of Navy Seals at Boston marathon.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:29 | 3463712 Freddie
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I think this is a head fake.  If they get Amnesty - they will get gun control next year.   Unless we stop amnesty and impeach this **** then we are probably toast.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 20:05 | 3464132 Henry Chinaski
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It is all a head fake and it is all exactly what they say.  The farce is out in the open now and we all get to choose sides. In the long run, my money is on smart, ambitious, liberty loving people as long as they still posess firearms. 

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 21:34 | 3464424 A Nanny Moose
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Ball bearings and nails.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:27 | 3463311 knukles
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So, how many things has Joe "Plugs" Biden been Czar of now?
And how many have been seen successful stewardship?

I don't know and zero.

Whadda guy, whadda guy...

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:38 | 3463385 redpill
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Heckuva job, Joe!

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:50 | 3464064 New_Meat
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brownie is craving with envy

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:04 | 3463855 Overfed
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Thank god Joke Biden was in charge! We might have been fukked otherwise!

As an aside, how long will it be 'til the CIA stages another shooting? After this slap in the face, you can bet the next one is gonna be a real shocker.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:50 | 3464072 New_Meat
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O was actually exercised.  I'm betting on your Under. - Ned

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 21:18 | 3464366 Lost Word
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Seems more likely that FBI or Homeland Security or ATF instead of the CIA staged the Sandy Hook Newtown shooting.

Very strange Occult Satanic advance knowledge of some of the recent shooting/bombing conspiracies in Hollywood media.

Skull and Bones symbol of brotherhood of death similar to Navy Seals symbol.

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 07:12 | 3465523 New_Meat
Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:32 | 3463355 Carl Spackler
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Sometimes, democracy does work. and we can celebrate that the U.S. Constitution endures.

 

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 21:06 | 3464327 pods
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Umm, cannot go with you on that one.

Democracy means voting on what they want until it passes.

US Constitution is nothing more than a legend to keep the beer flowing on the 4th of July.

99% of the general government was never authorized. 

How did it get there?

Because the constitution was flipped from specific functions delegated to the general government to something that allowed usurpation of power as long as The Nine decreed it.

pods

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:19 | 3463663 de3de8
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My sentiments exactly...there is hope

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:50 | 3464068 kchrisc
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Whatever. But they will be back, as they NEED to take our "instruments of revolution and retribution" and they know it.

So keep buying and burying.     hujel

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 20:52 | 3464288 Debt-Is-Not-Money
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When the people are afraid of their government there is TYRANNY,

when the government is afraid of the people you have FREEDOM.

Thomas Jefferson

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:28 | 3463337 xtop23
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That pic of Obama is an exact representation of the face he'll be making as the men who pull his strings are yelling at him for failing to make progress on disarming America.

Here comes yet another executive order.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:38 | 3463393 New_Meat
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prunes, metamucil, ...

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:23 | 3463689 NotApplicable
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String pullers work mostly for divide and conquer, which as you can see, is still working wonderfully.

Besides, these strings have been there a long, long time, and they are well aware that their Utopia won't be created overnight.

Let's just wait and see how much trouble they have with implementation after WWIII.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:49 | 3463500 Stoploss
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How many thousands of kids killed with guns?

What about the ones killed with bombs and drones??

Oh right, their different..

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:26 | 3463699 Joe Sixpack
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They're "dark skinned"

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:52 | 3464082 New_Meat
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evidently, you ain't no "reporter"

how fucking insentistive are you, in fact?

- Ned

{Thought Police are on the way!!!}

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:21 | 3463292 fonestar
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I just picked up a Marlin 39 today!  Here in Canada many people used their government rifle registration papers for target practice when the long gun registry was scrapped.

Kick out the jams mf'ers!!

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:23 | 3463302 outamyeffinway
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He's going to mention why he's issuing the EO approving this anyway.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:46 | 3463459 Freddie
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+1

Glad to see Canadians buying guns.  Enjoy. 

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:47 | 3463471 fonestar
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Thanks, not all of us are tools like Jim Carey or Trudeau... (in the western provinces at least).

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:12 | 3463645 Freddie
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I know.  The majority of Canadians are great folks.  Jim Carey has not had a hit movie in ages so he did that for some evil Hollywood director.  Jay Mohr did the same thing today.  Director: You want another film?  You have to be my media whore.  It is sad that Jim went along. 

The folks out in west CA are like many Americans in the western states (freedom loving).  

 

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:48 | 3464060 Larry Dallas
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Jay Mohr would did sell out the mother of this children to marry a botox-infused bimbo. He's the worst Hollywood actors who will do anything for a job.

Kind of like Eva Longoria, although its just a matter of more failed reality show attempts before she shows it in Playboy. Mark my words...

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 20:04 | 3464129 XenoFrog
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It's hilarious that in the news articles he is referenced as an actor from a movie that came out in 1996. His career is just going swimmingly if they have to dig back that far to find a memorable role.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 20:32 | 3464217 Freddie
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+1

I hear yah.  I think I skimmed the story on the web and he has a internet radio sports talk show?  WTF?  My guess is he is about two steps from trying to get a job at a grocery store.    It is pathetic that these people who had very minor C-list celeb status will do anything to hold onto any fame or an entertainment gig of any type.

I guess they think that is they say some that some liberal movie director aka casting couch child rapist likes to hear - the fading celeb might get a job call from an agent.  Man I hate Hollywood and TV.  They lie, brainwash and abuse people.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 20:27 | 3464174 LasVegasDave
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Jay Mohr is a Jersey Mick.

Keep your godamned ethnicities straight, poncho

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:25 | 3463935 DoneThis2Long
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Always wondered why the politicians south of the border thought that a registry would somehow work better here than it did there......

Perhaps the software worked better in the Canookistanian air than in ours.....

Lets enjoy it while it lasts. I am sure O is burning the phone line to UN trying to walk the fine line between not getting impeached and torpedoing the 2A and messing with the Constitution. Ohhhh those wise Founding Fathers ......

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:38 | 3464022 Cornfedbloodstool
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I like the Ezra avatar +1

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:37 | 3463399 Stoploss
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Figures. Sandy hoax up front and center.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 21:05 | 3464324 The Gooch
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And while we were watching the trigger hand... (note I said WE!)

CISPA passes the house.

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0412/75670.html

 

 

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:36 | 3463741 Larry Dallas
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And because I'm stuck behind a computer all day, I'm assuming that they are rolling out ol' Gabby Giffords to really dig the knife into the hearts of American's deep.

I could be wrong. But she does look cuter now. Anyone elset think so?

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:18 | 3463919 Freddie
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Gabby is a nice yiddish girl.   I am glad she is okay but she and her hubby are on the govt teet. F them.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:17 | 3463917 DoneThis2Long
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(7.62 * 39)+(30 * x)= oh yeahhhh

x= # of "high capacity "clips"" one owns (a classified #).

Loved Biden's face during the Obama Rant. Biden looked like a Large Mouth (B)ass ..

:-( = Biden's face

 

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:37 | 3464012 DoChenRollingBearing
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In my case, x = 10

And I am by no means hard-core.

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 09:20 | 3465968 DoneThis2Long
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one -1 ...WTF, someone is jealous for not having been able to buy a 30 round mag while going for $5-12 ???

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 20:35 | 3464229 Freddie
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Maybe Joe is a secret stealth patriot.  He was given the task of gun control and failed.   I would take him as POTUS over O in a heart beat. 

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 09:22 | 3465948 DoneThis2Long
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I am not sure he is bright enough to engage in such planning. He is one dense hombre. I wonder if O picked him as insurance policy against assasination.

As for the choice, I have asked myself that and I must say, it is a tough call. Perhaps you might be right: Joe would ocassionaly make the right decisions so to benefit us all, even if by mistake .... well, the subject at hand is a wonderful ehample. After this, I wonder if he will be relegated to being O's caddy since I doubt it he will be given another task of any impo(r)tance.

Oh well ..... fuck'm..... ehr .... "'em"

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:16 | 3463240 Spider
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Maybe some people DO understand why we have gun rights after all...

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:24 | 3463306 fonestar
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And the people who don't are the ineffectual, cradle-to-grave urban dwelling statists.  Darwin will take care of them soon & god will sort them out.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:27 | 3463328 knukles
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Hooray!
Wait until the inner cities start plundering, working their way outwards....

LOL

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:34 | 3463363 McMolotov
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At least 90 percent of them will be dead before they even reach the suburbs, having previously killed each other while rioting or eaten each other due to food shortages.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:38 | 3463405 fonestar
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My guess is 100% of these looters with their gangsta bling will be dead before reaching 500 yards of most farmland.

Sub-MOA bitchez!

 

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:54 | 3463817 Nehweh Gahnin
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Gotta let 'em get closer if they have that gangsta bling on.  So I don't have to run out so far to collect their donations.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:44 | 3463443 knukles
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Now that's progressive optimism I can live with.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:43 | 3463431 PiratePawpaw
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Take the population of any "inner city" and convert it to feet. That is about how far the "looting hordes" will get past the suburbs. Country folk dont play by the same rules.

Wouldnt want to live in the "burbs" though..............

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 17:57 | 3463559 aragornsos
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I dunno, they gotta get thru a LOT of 'burbs around me (west of Chicago) before they get to my "burbs".  Hopefully they'll eat up all those annoying holier-than-thou libs along the way. :)

 

I can't believe he just lumped in Aurora, IL with Chicgao in this tho.  They are SUCH the opposite of Chicago ... they have a marvelous story on actually getting ILLEGAL guns off the streets and reducing gang violence by going after the criminals, NOT the law-abiding residents.  Amazing, that, when you target those committing the crimes and actually lock 'em up, the crime stats get much BETTER.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:52 | 3463807 Freddie
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Aurora, IL - Wayne and Garth.  Party on!

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 21:26 | 3464396 Lost Word
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We're not worthy.

Last time I was in Aurora, IL, seemed to be mostly Hispanic, no doubt a large percentage illegal immigrants, future Democrats for Obummer amnesty.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:04 | 3463594 GeezerGeek
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I just bulk ordered 50 pressure cookers, to be placed around the perimeter of my property. Next item is to find a supplier of high quality bearings. I wonder where I can find one...

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 21:08 | 3464335 The Gooch
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cue Do-Chen!

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 23:28 | 3464943 DoChenRollingBearing
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NN Inc. (of Mountain City, TN)

They make precision steel balls from very small to 4 inches.

If you were in Peru, we could always disassemble a big bearing, and give you a handful...

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:20 | 3463671 Real Estate Geek
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Hooray indeed, for you folks who live in America.  Those of us who are stuck in Kalifornia are going to get screwed again by the State legislature, which has a Dem super-majority in both chambers.  Check out the cornucopia of gun restructions that will soon be excreted from Sacto:

(Details are at http://nramemberscouncils.com/legs.shtml

AB 48 AMMO SALES RESTRICTIONS
AB 169 LEO EXEMPTION PROHIBITION
AB 170 ASSAULT WEAPONS 'PERSON' REDEFINITION
AB 174 REPEAL OF WEAPONS EXEMPTIONS
AB 180 AMMO SALES TAX
AB 187 AMMO SALES TAX (duplicate)
AB 202 SCHOOL MARSHAL PROGRAM
AB 231 GUN-OWNER LIABILITY INSURANCE REQUIREMENT
AB 232 TAX CREDIT FOR SURRENDERING FIREARMS       
AB 500 WAITING PERIOD INCREASE AUTHORIZATION
AB 711 LEAD AMMO BAN
AB 760 5-CENTS PER BULLET TAX
SB 47 ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN
SB 53 AMMO PURCHASE PERMITS
SB 108FIREARMS LENDING/STORAGE RESTRICTIONS
SB 140 NEW DROS APPROPRIATIONS
SB 293 'SMART' HANDGUNS
SB 299 REPORTING LOST/STOLEN HANDGUNS
SB 363 FIREARMS STORAGE: PROHIBITED PERSONS
SB 374 SEMI-AUTO RIFLE BAN
SB 396 MAGAZINE POSSESSION BAN
SB 567 EXPANDED 'SHOTGUN' DEFINITION
SB 683 FIREARM SAFETY CERTIFICATE
SB 755 EXPANSION OF 'PROHIBITED PERSONS'

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:27 | 3463696 PiratePawpaw
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Last I checked, the border was porous. You CAN get out.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 18:38 | 3463743 JohnnyBriefcase
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Does eastern california have NO representation?

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 22:18 | 3464615 TBT or not TBT
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Basically, no. Supermajorities in both houses. The courts aren't great either.

Wed, 04/17/2013 - 19:51 | 3464070 gonetogalt
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Yea, Arizona hasn't blown the bridges...yet...

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