Gun Owners Prepare to Seize Senate from Harry Reid

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Gun Owners Prepare to Seize Senate from Harry Reid


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At GOA’s request, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has bypassed Harry Reid’s stranglehold on the Senate by bringing a pro-gun bill directly onto the Senate calendar.

The bill is H.R. 4118, and it was approved by the House of Representatives on Wednesday by a 250-160 vote.  (See the vote here, with “Yea” being the pro-gun vote.)  The bill would suspend the individual mandate of the anti-gun ObamaCare program for one year, thus protecting the privacy of gun owners.

Normally, bills that pass out of one chamber are referred to a committee in the other chamber.  But Senator Paul intervened by using a parliamentary technique to bring H.R. 4118 onto the calendar, rather than letting it be referred to a Senate committee.

Now that H.R. 4118 is “on the calendar,” this means that ANY SENATOR can now “move to proceed” to the bill, thereby CIRCUMVENTING HARRY REID’S STRANGLEHOLD over the Senate agenda.

This is huge.

It is important to gun owners because ObamaCare lays the groundwork for taking millions of Americans — those taking anxiety medications or who have PTSD or ADHD — and feeding their names into NICS’s gun-ban database.

It is important because, already, Obama, by executive fiat, has waived federal privacy laws to clear the way for these gun bans.

It is important because it forces weak-kneed senators running for reelection — senators who claim they want to “fix” ObamaCare — to vote, up or down, on whether to let 30,000,000 Americans facing hundreds of dollars of penalties off the hook.

It is important because it opens the door for “motions to proceed” to other pro-gun bills, including legislation restoring veterans’ rights and creating national reciprocity for concealed carry rights (both of which have close to 60 votes).

It is important because it allows us to compile a target list of vulnerable senators who claim they want to “fix” ObamaCare — just as Nancy Pelosi is trying to use a “discharge petition” in the House on the anti-gun amnesty bill to create a target list of GOP members.

Now, we are asking Rand Paul and other senators to begin circulating a letter of support in the Senate for a “motion to proceed” to the ObamaCare suspension, H.R. 4118.

There are procedural niceties to forcing consideration of the motion to proceed, but our parliamentary experts are working with senators to show them how to accomplish this — and to get this bill sent to the President.

Well, you might ask, isn’t Obama just going to veto H.R. 4118?  GOA’s Legislative Counsel Michael Hammond discusses the answer to this question in a recent Red State piece.

But the answer is that sending H.R. 4118 to Obama would put him in a real bind.  We believe that Obama will eventually be forced to delay the mandate, and that H.R. 4118 will create an inextricable conundrum for him — as it will give credit to Rand Paul (and other pro-gunners) in the Congress for having forced the issue.

ACTION:  Call or  Click here to write your senators.  Ask them to support the motion to proceed to H.R. 4118, which will suspend ObamaCare’s individual mandate for one year.

Bulletproof? Biofuels, Bad! USSA. War Over? Because! Red!

Oh puh-leeze!! And when the serious, out to kill gunman decides to start chasing you around?

Then what?

Dear Lord please save us from Public Education and Government idiots!!

Because they are killing America!!

Bulletproof whiteboards give Rocori teachers a defense shield

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Found this over at Weerd’s place..
So followed it to the original. Had this argument with the wife of my MBWITW’s cousin.
She won’t talk to me anymore..Not that I give a rip..

Biofuels: ‘Irrational’ and ‘worse than fossil fuels’

The UK’s “irrational” use of biofuels will cost motorists around £460 million over the next 12 months, a think tank says.

A report by Chatham House says the growing reliance on sustainable liquid fuels will also increase food prices.

The author says that biodiesel made from vegetable oil was worse for the climate than fossil fuels.

Bet the tree hugging, Gaia worshipers will have conniptions over this..

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Welcome to the…

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Over? So he says!

John Brennan said the War and Terror is over and Jihad is a legitimate tenant of Islam. John Brennan is also a Muslim convert and Obama’s CIA director.

Rand Paul had an epic filibuster of Brennan last month, but as is typical for Republicans, enough of them caved to confirm the Muslim operative. Let’s review what John Brennan thinks of the war on terror and Jihad.

John Brennan thinks Jihad is a legimate tenant of Islam and that the war on terror is over.

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Really? Wonder (Buck Ofama) why?

Gun Shows Across the Nation Draw Record Crowds

Gun shows across the nation have experienced record turnout, even as the federal gun control push has hit a major roadblock.

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Just because I like to throw things out there that seem….well…conspiracy type stuff..

Here…..

- Why are so many EMT’s, and police wearing sunglasses, on such an overcast Boston Marathon day?
- Who is the man wearing a hood and sunglasses who was seen helping the double amputee, and why was he so keen to conceal his identity?
- How could someone who had both their legs blown off still remain fully conscious and awake after so long?
- Why are amputees being bombing victims all being carted off in wheel chairs? Doesn’t this break the first rule of basic first aid, let alone that of professional EMT or EMS workers on site?
– Why does the blood on the pavement look like bright red paint, and not like real blood?

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Redheads. We have tempers. Well some of us do. And get a bit testy..Caused me more then one fight growing up..Good thing Dad started my boxing lessons at the young age of 5..

And I have two of my own. Both redheads and yes they were also taught at a young age how to box. And fight to win. Plus shooting is pastime they enjoy.

NYPD tells officers not to bully redheads

Red hair qualifies because people with the rare hair color are found in higher numbers in Scotland, Ireland and Britain than elsewhere, according to the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

“We’re apparently victims now,” said one cop with red hair. “We’re protected from discrimination.”

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Senators Stopping Toomey-Manchin Amendment – Act Now!

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ALERT: Manchin-Toomey Amendment Loses Support – Act Now and Demand Congressmen to OPPOSE Gun-Control!American Conservative,

Today the Senate officially commences their debate on S. 649, Harry Reid‘s “Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act.”

The first amendment to be considered is sponsored by Senators Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Joe Manchin’s (D-WV) and would create “universal background checks.”

The good news is this: support is waning!

Last week a total of sixteen Republicans crossed the aisle and voted with Democrats on “the motion to proceed” on this bill; however, of those sixteen Republicans several said they are planning on joining their conservative colleagues in voting against the Toomey-Manchin amendment.

Remember, last week thirty-one Senators – twenty-nine Republicans joined by two pro-gun Democrats – voted against bringing this bill to debate. This said, we know these thirty-one are already on our side.

Added to these, nine more have voiced their firm opposition against the amendment, bumping up the number of opponents to forty – just one short of killing it.

We must make sure that we rally our elected servants today and force them to tip the scales on this amendment. While it is only the first of several bad amendments, we must make sure that we let them know that we are opposed to universal background checks!

Act Now! Blast faxes to Congress demanding that they oppose any and all forms of gun-control legislation. No universal background checks, no clip bans, no weapons bans!

Senators Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Joe Manchin’s (D-WV) amendment mandating universal background checks had been touted as the great bipartisan compromise.

The amendment’s sponsors argue that requiring more background checks is “common sense” and in line with the Second Amendment. And the fact that both sponsors still have A-ratings with the NRA gives the gun-grabbers that much more to celebrate – it gives their cause a type of false legitimacy.

The reality is, however, that the Toomey-Manchin amendment is nothing new. It is a near-carbon copy of Sen. Chuck Schumer’s universal background check bill and sources say that the New York Senator was likely involved in creating it. Further, while the amendment’s sponsors can brag about their A-rating with the NRA, some of their co-sponsors hold F-ratings with the same group.

Expanding background checks is an avenue for gun-control, plain and simple, which is why gun-grabbers of both colors are supporting it.

Act Now! Blast faxes to Congress demanding that they oppose any and all forms of gun-control legislation. No universal background checks, no clip bans, no weapons bans!

The Toomey-Manchin amendment fulfills more than Obama’s wish of “closing the gun show loopholes” – it mandates that all gun-purchases, except those that are strictly word of mouth accompanied by no formal advertising, must be accompanied by a criminal background check.

Under current law, all gun stores – be they a local shop or a large chain – are required to run an instant criminal background check for all gun purchases; however, sales through the internet, a classified ad, or a gun show don’t require them. Should the Toomey-Manchin amendment pass all of these would be subject to background checks making it even more difficult for law-abiding citizens to sell and purchase weapons apart from government surveillance.

What’s worse is that the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NCIS) is flawed and in many cases prevents law-abiding citizens from buying weapons. For example, if a buyer’s name is the same or similar to someone who has been convicted of a crime, that person is barred from purchasing a weapon. Further – and this is absolutely disgusting – the NCIS declares over one-hundred thousand veterans as criminals and prevents them from legally purchasing a weapon. That’s right; United States veterans – those who were willing to die defending the Constitution and its Second Amendment – are prevented from bearing arms at home.

For these individuals, gun shows and internet sales allow them to legally obtain the weapons that they otherwise would be wrongfully debarred from getting. Should internet and gun show sales be more greatly restricted through the flawed NCIS less people will be gun-owners – whether or not they deserve to be or not.

Senators must join with Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Rand Paul, and their other colleagues and completely oppose the establishment of a universal background check!

Act Now! Blast faxes to Congress demanding that they oppose any and all forms of gun-control legislation. No universal background checks, no clip bans, no weapons bans!

Congress creating a “universal background check” will not prevent violent aggressors from endangering society. There is always a “black market” for weapons as gun-running is one of the oldest of trades. The only difference is this: those who respect the law generally conscientiously object to securing their rights through the black market, while criminals could care less. In short, “bad guys” always get guns.

It has already been shown that killers like Adam Lanza wouldn’t have been stopped by a background check. This is still the case. Background checks do not reduce crime, they simply create a false sense of security – security that not only infringes upon law-abiding citizens’ rights, but is ultimately doomed to fail… and then what will gun-grabbers pass in the name of safety? Will they press for a national gun-registry? Will they outlaw guns altogether?

Pressing for universal background checks is not what lawmakers should be doing. Principled men and women in Congress must rise up and fight this outright assault on our God-given freedom.

Act Now! Blast faxes to Congress demanding that they oppose any and all forms of gun-control legislation. No universal background checks, no clip bans, no weapons bans!

Expanding background checks is not the only amendment that will be offered to the Reid Bill. Senator Dianne Feinstein author of the 1994 assault weapons ban will be offering amendments to “fill the tree” as well.

The Feinstein Amendments will accomplish largely what her Assault Weapons Ban legislation would’ve: ban over 150 gun models, ban all weapons with a pistol grip, and outlaw clips that hold over ten rounds.

The Reid Bill itself, without amendment, appropriates money that the government doesn’t have to funnel into “school safety” programs, despite the fact that the federal government has purposely made schools less safe by requiring that they advertise themselves as “gun free” to violent criminals.

Congressional gun-grabbers, as usual, are clamoring to “do something” – anything – in response to the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, CT. The problem is that they are exploiting a tragedy to pass legislation to further erode gun-rights, defense, genuine safety, and the Constitution.

Act Now! Blast faxes to Congress demanding that they oppose any and all forms of gun-control legislation. No universal background checks, no clip bans, no weapons bans!

For America,

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Stop Reid & Feinstein’s Palace Coup To Overthrow The Constitution and Bill of Rights

Stop Reid & Feinstein’s Palace Coup To Overthrow
The Constitution and Bill of Rights

DON’T BE FOOLED Feinstein’s Gun Ban S. 150 is not DEAD.
It was stopped at the front door, but the back door is WIDE OPEN.
FAX Congress to BLOCK ALL Gun-Control and Gun-Registration Legislation

Notice in the video how Senator Feinstein takes issue with Senator Cruz when he refers to her “ban” of certain weapons. Even though she titles her bill the “Assault Weapons Ban of 2013,” she insists it doesn’t really “ban” weapons; it exempts specified weapons from Second Amendment protections. In other words, her bill strips away Second Amendment protections from applying to weapons not granted a specific exemption in her bill. Here’s the bottom line: Senator Feinstein and her crony co-sponsor Senator Dick Durbin believe Congress has the power to limit Bill-of-Rights guarantees by exempting certain people, places, acts and things from constitutional provisions, such as the inalienable right to own and bear arms. Make no mistake; this legislation is nothing short of a constitutional coup de grace.

Senator Feinstein wails that her bill would permit, mind you PERMIT, 2,271 guns to remain protected by the Second Amendment, so it isn’t a “ban” at all—it is congressional PERMISSION to own certain guns, an indulgence granted by the almighty Congress. This turns the Constitution on its head and makes a mockery of the Bill of Rights.

The Bill of Rights doesn’t PERMIT people anything; it PROHIBITS governments from doing certain things that limit people’s freedom to behave anyway they see fit. It is the Bill of RIGHTS, not the Bill of PRIVILEGES, not a Bill of PERMISSIONS.

Senator Feinstein, are you smarter than a sixth grader? Obviously not, or you wouldn’t say such stupid things about the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

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Stop Reid & Feinstein’s Palace Coup To Overthrow
The Constitution and Bill of Rights

What will be the practical consequences of enacting S. 51 and selectively ignoring the Second Amendment? PRECRIME—a complete reversal of the ancient rights of Englishmen and Americans where the people are guaranteed there will be no detention without charge of a crime; no charge of a crime without probable cause; no conviction of a crime without a trial; no trial without a jury; no conviction without proof beyond a reasonable doubt; no punishment without conviction; no cruel and unusual punishment and no excessive punishment disproportionate to the crime.

The smoking gun that the Feinstein weapons ban bill is the precursor to PRECRIME is that fact that she refused to expand the bill (S.150) to exempt military veterans because they might be “mentally incapacitated.” She would turn “veteran” into a suspect class of likely criminals thus “exempt” from, which is to say make them ineligible for Second-Amendment guarantees. But the “exemptions” from constitutional rights in Queenie Feinstein’s Wonderland don’t stop there.

Consider how under the Patriot Act the government already decides whether any random person might be a terrorist and thus subject to dodgy anti-terrorist PRECRIME actions, which Senator Feinstein’s weapons-ban bill would only exacerbate. The ACLU reports that the law treats a person as a domestic terrorist if they engage in any “act dangerous to human life” that “appears to be intended to (i) to intimidate or coerce a civilian population; (ii) to influence the policy of a government by intimidation or coercion; or (iii) to affect the conduct of a government by mass destruction, assassination or kidnapping.”

As Senator Rand Paul said when the National Defense Authorization Act was passed last year expanding PRECRIME powers for “suspected terrorists,” the government now claims under the color of law the power to “arrest suspects without a warrant, hold them without trial, deny them access to counsel or admission of bail,” and as a result, “We have shorn the Bill of Rights of its sanctity.”

The Feinstein gun-ban bill is another stab in the heart of the Constitution, a mortal blow to the Bill of Rights.

Rights Lost? Arms Treaty? Ammo? Biden. Colt. Watching. Tips. Ammo.

Goons in Government censoring a person’s Rights..

Michigan Farmer Fined for Displaying Political Billboards Critical of Marxism & Obama Admin. on 40-Acre Private Property

Or is it because they are a bunch of friggin leftist Buck Ofama tools and do not want to see their idol mocked and the truth pointed out at his failures, which are many?

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Paul seems to be one of the few standing against the Buck Ofama supported UN gun grabbers..

Stand with Rand Paul Against the UN Arms Trade Treaty

Remember aim for the Blue helmets…

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Another ‘where is the ammo and why’ article…

Ammo – Now You See It, Now You Don’t

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I say BULLSHIT Biden!!!

Biden: “This Is Not About Anybody’s Constitutional Right To Own A Weapon”

During a gun violence news conference in New York City today with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Vice President Joe Biden hammered home the point that none of the Obama administration’s gun control proposals infringe on the Second Amendment right to bear … Continue reading →

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How to lose jobs and create more unemployment….

Colt to bolt? Gun maker’s boss says company feels unwelcome

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They are watching us….Maybe it is time to give them something to really worry about…
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Info to use as you want or not…

Letter. Gun Grabbers. Feinstein. Pelosi. Ruger. Marine.

An Open Letter to the Liberal Left Legislators Dear Gun Grabbing Legislators, It is obvious to anyone who owns a gun or supports the second amendment rights of all law abiding American citizens that you are poorly educated on the subject of guns, ammunition, mental health … READ MORE

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Gun Grabbers on the Move

Four pieces of civilian disarmament legislation made it to the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday. While Sen. Dianne Feinstein‘s (D-CA) “assault weapons” ban was included in the final package, it faces tough odds of getting anywhere in Congress. Democrats instead chose a piecemeal approach, the reasons being twofold: It increases the likelihood that something gets passed, and if a major overhaul fails, Republicans will face the backlash when Democrats cry wolf.

One of the bills being considered is a bipartisan proposal “that would for the first time create specific federal prohibitions on gun trafficking and the straw purchasing of firearms,” according to the Associated Press. Recall that these were the same tactics used by the ATF in the infamously (and tragically) botched Fast and Furious sting operation. We’re glad to see Congress agrees that the feds shouldn’t be trafficking firearms to Mexico.

In related news, “States with the most gun control laws have the fewest gun-related deaths,” trumpeted the Associated Press this week, citing a study by Dr. Eric Fleegler of Boston and published in JAMA Internal Medicine. However, Fleegler is an anti-gun activist and used data from the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, one of the most anti-gun organizations in the country. Also, though he considered all 50 states, he excluded the District of Columbia. The Brady Center did their own calculations based on findings in a dozen states and came to the conclusion that — surprise — we need more gun control. The inconvenient truth is that the “gun-related deaths” prevented by tougher gun laws are suicides, not homicides. In fact, the homicide rate was slightly higher in the 10 states with the most regulation. DC’s rate is nearly four times that of the rest of the country.

The Brady Center wasn’t the only leftist group promoted by the press either. USA Today placed a piece on an anti-gun study by the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE) front-and-center of Tuesday’s edition. PIRE’s study purports to show that gun violence cost $12 billion annually. Not surprisingly, financial help is given to the institute through a company tied to none other than far-left billionaire investor George Soros.

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And politicians…cannot be trusted..

Feinstein: Veterans cannot be trusted with firearms

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Plus math is hard…

Pelosi: ‘Tax Cuts Are Spending’

Record 89,304,000 Americans ‘Not in Labor Force’ — 296,000 Fewer Employed Since January

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Quotations of the Day:

From John Cusack’s Twitter feed . . .

  • For gods sake where are democrats ??
  • Up to 8 Senators now joining the Rand Paul #filibuster. Where are the so-called progressive Democratic senators?”
  • AG say its ok to kill us citizens-and other bad guys- but trust us we’re the good guys…how’d that play out through history mr holder…pay no attention to the man behind that curtain the great and powerful O has spoken…
  • dems ? Do U have any thoughts on Obama’s transition from a progressive academic humanist 2 a regressive corporate warlord?
  • when ukill innocent people without trial – imprison them with no trial what would u call it? (Obama) used bush powers & expanded them

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RGR: States aren’t waiting around for new federal…

3:03 PM States aren’t waiting around for new federal gun legislation as they take matters into their own hands. The latest: A new South Dakota law will allow teachers to carry guns in schools and Georgia approved a measure which will remove a ban on firearms in college classrooms and churches. About 25 other states have similar bills pending. Meanwhile, gun sellers Sturm Ruger (RGR -1.2%) and Smith & Wesson (SWHC -1.2%) continue to try to keep with robust demand. Read comments

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Marine Corps Veteran Questions DHS on Huge Ammo Buys

A military veteran has questioned why the Department of Homeland Security is purchasing enormous amounts of ammunition, making it clear that he believes the bullets cannot possibly be for… (more)

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CDB

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Colorado ban on campus concealed weapons defeated

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Work For Us! More Illegals. Big Boy Pants. Costs? Gunfight! Surviving.

They work for us! Remember that!

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Nullify Obamacare in Your State!
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No this is Buck Ofama‘s doing. Napolitano is just a henchman (well some may say henchwoman, but..) using scare tactics because of the sequester Buck Ofama wrought onto America

More Illegals released….

I may have to start carrying more armament on my daily commute….Just saying now..

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Big Boy Pants…Buck Ofama has none!!

Hume said. “Presidents, in the end, are supposed to be the people who put their big boy pants and prepare to shoulder the responsibility. And if they’re criticized for using that responsibility, or authority, so be it. But that’s what you expect of presidents.”

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What the hell happened to Colorado? To much weed? To many Kalifornistanians reloacte there and decide to bring Kalfornia with them?

Damn…the shooting needs to start!!

Colorado Dem to Rape Survivor: A Gun Wouldn’t Have Helped You Against Rapist Because ‘Statistics Are Not on Your Side’

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Sick of them? The Buck Ofama’s yet? I was sick of them before he became pResident…

NY Post: Are You Sick of The Obama’s Yet?

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Well here is a new angle..
As opposed to???
Drunken drivers?
Bicycle accidents?
Domestic assaults?
Playground accidents?
Sports injuries?
Hmmm?
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Gunfight in America…

Remember who has the guns…
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Surviving Buck Ofama

Is tough….Such an assO he is…

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Politicians..Rinos..Blame Bush..Scissors??!!?..Guns..Global Warmening!!..Youth, Guns, Like..

Molotov Mitchell Rips Hillary A New One and Tells GOP Rand Paul Is 2016 Candidate

What difference at this point does it make!! A lot Shillary, a lot you bitch..

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Old Hillary. Blame Bush….

Clinton Blames Bush for Lack of Funds to Secure Benghazi

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A scissors?? Isn’t that the same as bringing a knife to a gun fight? Either way your dead…

“If you are caught out in the open and cannot conceal yourself or take cover, you might consider trying to overpower the shooter with whatever means are available,” says the narrator in the video, which shows an office worker pulling scissors out of a desk drawer.

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Obama/Feinstein: Obfuscation and Vilification

“A militia when properly formed are in fact the people themselves … and include … all men capable of bearing arms. … The mind that aims at a select militia, must be influenced by a truly anti-republican principle.” –Richard Lee (1787)

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Form letter from my State Senator…At least I hear from him in a civil manner. Unlike the State Rep I have representing me.

Thank you for sending your concerns to my office.  As a gun owner myself, I’ve been looking at this issue as it plays out on the Federal level.  I have hunted for years, and as a civics teacher, I am of course a strong supporter of the Constitution and its amendments.

I have no plans to author legislation on gun control, and will only support bills that balance both the need to reduce gun violence with the need to protect the rights of reasonable and responsible gun owners.  I am also concerned about mental health issues as they apply to gun violence in this state.  Identification and prevention of mental health issues are key to reducing gun violence without unduly restricting ownership.

I will take your concerns into account as gun ownership becomes an issue of discussion in the Minnesota Senate.  Again, thank you for voicing your thoughts.  An active constituency is a critical foundation for democracy.

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Blame global warming. For everything

Protip: When there’s a problem — any problem — just blame global warming. TheDC’s Jeff Poor reports:

“On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe,’ the Center for American Progress’ Christie Hefner said that Chicago’s sky-high murder rate could be blamed — at least in part — on climate change. ‘Yes, last year we hit a record number of murders from guns [in Chicago],’ Hefner, the former chairwoman and chief executive officer of Playboy Enterprises, said. ‘And this year we are already outpacing last year’s numbers. Now, there are contributing factors that are not under anybody’s control and may seem odd, but it is factually true. One of them is actually the weather. There is a dramatic increase in gun violence when it is warmer. And we are having this climate change effect that is driving that.’”

Kids, take note. Why didn’t you do your homework? Global warming, obviously. You failed a test? Sure you didn’t study, but also remember you took it while suffering under global warming. You punched your principal in the face? Everyone knows that’s a predictable consequence of global climate change, duh!

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Blame Bush! Repeat. Forever

If you get tired of blaming things on global warming and want to mix it up, you can always blame George W. Bush or the GOP. TheDC’s Neil Munro reports:

“White House officials and Democrats are blaming the GOP and Hurricane Sandy for the stunning late-2012 shrinkage in the nation’s economy. … The apparent contraction was announced Wednesday morning when the federal Bureau of Economic Advisers estimated the nation’s gross domestic product nudged down 0.1 in the last three months of 2012. … Brad Woodhouse, the spokesman for the Democratic National Committee, pushed a more explicitly partisan version of the same theme via twitter. ‘GOP holds econ hostage over debt ceiling. Deal to avert crisis includes steep spending cuts they wanted. Economy slows. Blame Obama. #unreal,’ he tweeted at 9.45.”

You may say this doesn’t sound like leadership, but you would be wrong. Remember, in this administration, leadership is defined as leading from behind, which we used to call following. But under this new definition of leadership, Team Obama is a wild success.

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The youth like the guns

Young Americans are apparently more protective of gun rights than older Americans. Jessica Stanton reports for TheDC:

“A vast majority of young adults under the age of 34 believe that Americans have a right to own an ‘assault weapon,’ according to a new Reason-Rupe poll released Thursday. Seventy percent of 18-24 year-olds and 58 percent of 24-34 year-olds indicated the government ‘should allow the private ownership of assault weapons.’ But a majority of older Americans disagree, with 57 percent of 55-64 year-olds and 61 percent of people over the age of 65 asserting that ‘assault weapons should be prohibited.’”

Surprising.

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Gun Stuff and Other Stuff on a Windy, Snowy Saturday….

Local recycle bin fodder has a write up on the spike in gun permits in our county and the accompanying poll good, bad, indifferent…I think it is great, as we have a bit of drug, heroin problem and meth etc around here. Much more so then any gun problem…We will see where this goes…And they used the term ‘assault’ rifles in the article, once again proving they have no clue what the hell they are talking about.

Capitalism is for Grownups, Government is for Children. — with Rand Paul.

I don’t wish harm on anyone. But with idiots like Buck Ofama and Nanny Bloomberg in power it is difficult NOT to wish Bloomberg break both his damn femurs and not get ANY pain meds when the Medics apply the traction splints!!!

Journalists(are hypocrites) reject personal ‘gun-free zone’ signs

Many media personalities have their own armed guards (So here are the 1%ers?)

Project Veritas founder James O’Keefe – best known for his devastating 2009 undercover video exposé of ACORN, and many other hidden-camera scoops, including a recent video of a Democrat campaign operative plotting vote fraud – says many media members are reluctant to proclaim their support for “gun-free zones” if it gets too close to home.

The project already is viral, with thousands on a Facebook page about it, even though the video is not yet available.

O’Keefe’s crew asked journalists working for CNN, MSNBC and others whether they would put a sign in their lawn that says “Citizens Against Senseless Violence. THIS HOME IS PROUDLY GUN FREE!”

“No journalist wanted the sign,” he says. “Many journalists had armed guards.”

CDC: Flu outbreaks reach epidemic level

Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership is now a project of the Second Amendment Foundation

Come get them Buck Ofama!!

A UK-style handgun ban for America?

In the wake of the December 16 murder of 26 people – 20 of them children – at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., President Obama has vowed to renew his fight for increased gun control. In previous columns, … Continue reading →

I do not break the law, I own guns and that appears to mean that I should be ashamed of that…According to Fast and Furious Lawbreaker Eric Holder and Buck Ofama…Bullshit. SE Cupp schools the assO!!

Rumblings of a Dictatorship…Wild Bill..

Minnesotans!! Speak Up. Stand Up. Make sure the gun grabbers know we mean business!!!!

Cubs Foods no guns policy? No problem Cub! Your overpriced and I have other choices.

January 19th. Still think the 21st would be better….Gun Appreciation Day!!

“One of our Rights as Freeman is to protect our home when I need it, we gotta defend our Right to Bear!”

The real purpose of the 2nd Amendment.. and you wonder why Obama and his underlings are trying so hard to ban the guns…You really think they will stop at that?

Now this would be a great plinker!!

Harry Reid Prepares to Annihilate Second Amendment

Harry Reid Prepares to
Annihilate Second Amendment

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“Our Founders intended the Senate to be a body where legislation was slowed down and subject to improvement through extended debate and amendment. [Harry] Reid’s proposed ‘reforms’ would remove two of the most fundamental rights traditionally reserved to all Senators — to freely debate and amend legislation. I shall not stand for that.” — Senator Rand Paul (R-KY)

On Election Day last November, several Democrat Senators were campaigning for reelection in pro-gun states. And in order to get their constituents’ votes, they promised fealty to the Second Amendment.

Kevin, on November 6, Democrat Senators Joe Manchin (WV), Bob Casey (PA) and Jon Tester (MT) all won their respective elections. These seats, among others, were crucial to helping Harry Reid return to the top post in the Senate.

But only a month after the election returns were tallied, the Senate — under Majority Leader Harry Reid’s control — is now crusading to implement:

* Gun bans on semiautomatic firearms and magazines;

* An effective ban on gun shows;

* A ban on private gun sales, without going through a gun dealer; and,

* Changes in the Senate rules which would allow them to ban guns with a mere 50 Senate votes.

This last proposal is particularly insidious. Gun grabbers are not going to be able to get 60 votes to break a Senate filibuster of gun control. But, with the help of fake “pro-gun” Senate Democrats, they may be able to get 50.

So the question of whether Senate Democrats will need 50 votes or 60 votes will determine whether gun control -– and much of Obama’s agenda -– will be slammed through and passed into law.

This brings us to the “nuclear option.”

This is a trick which anti-gun Democrats intend to use the first day of the Senate session in order to obliterate the Senate rules and clear the way for 50-vote passage of gun control.

Your senator’s vote on the “nuclear option” may be the most important gun-related vote he casts during the 113th Congress. It may be the difference between whether Obama can secure Senate passage of gun bans, magazine bans, gun show bans, and bans on private gun sales.

Anti-gun Democrats will try to tell you that the Senate is just following its precedents.

But that’s a bald-faced lie. As Democrats made clear during the Bush administration when the Republicans were contemplating the “nuclear option,” the nuclear option has been threatened, but the trigger has never been pulled.

Anti-gun Democrats will try to tell you that the “nuclear option” can only be invoked on the first day.

That’s a lie. Senate Rule 5, Paragraph 2, provides that the Senate rules continue from one Congress to the next, unless changed by 67 votes (needed to break a filibuster of rules changes). If the Senate can use brute force to obliterate Rule 5 by 50 votes, it can use brute force to obliterate any rule at any time by 50 votes.

This is a major vote that will have huge ramifications for our republic. Our gun rights are just one of the many freedoms that are on the chopping block right now. And if Harry Reid can squelch his opposition by nuking the filibuster, it will be the first step towards completely obliterating our Constitution.

ACTION: Click here to contact your Senators and tell them that the vote on the “nuclear option” will be the most important gun control vote of the 113th Congress. Urge them to vote AGAINST changing the Senate rules. Tell them to vote AGAINST the “nuclear option.”

You may also phone the United States Capitol switchboard at (202) 224-3121. A switchboard operator will connect you directly with the Senate office you request.