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Obama Gunning for the Second Amendment
Publius' Forum ^ | 3/21/09 | Selwyn Duke

Posted on 03/21/2009 6:36:36 PM PDT by Mobile Vulgus

This will seem like a strange way to open a piece of commentary, but the gun owners who voted for Barack Obama believing he respected Second Amendment rights remind me of the bumbling Inspector Clouseau. Specifically, I think of the scene from “The Return of the Pink Panther” in which Clouseau was getting a real dressing down from his superior, Chief Inspector Dreyfus. The issue was that Clouseau had naively stood by talking to a “blind” organ grinder outside a bank while the institution was being robbed. After Dreyfus pointed out that the organ grinder was the lookout for the thieves and Clouseau said that such a thing was impossible because the beggar was blind, Dreyfus asked how Clouseau knew this. Clouseau replied, “He told me so.”

Quite frankly, this wasn’t nearly as stupid as believing that a member of Chicago’s socialist New Party, who was weaned in a black power church, was a gun caesar and not a gun seizer. And now Obama is in fact striking a blow against the Second Amendment. He isn’t doing anything obvious such as advocating a ban on semi-automatic rifles, however (not yet); rather, in typical Saul Alinsky “Rules for Radicals” style, he is attacking where his adversaries least expect.

So what is the latest change you can believe in? Gordon Hutchinson reports at a blog called “The Shootist” that Obama has just disallowed the Department of Defense (DOD) from selling spent brass shell casings to manufacturers of ammunition for the civilian market. This means that these companies will now have to by new brass and produce their own shell casings, a much more expensive — and wasteful — proposition.

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TOPICS: Government; Local News; Politics
KEYWORDS: banglist; barakobama; constitution; guns
I hope America is fully aware of how dangerous this man is?
1 posted on 03/21/2009 6:36:37 PM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
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To: Mobile Vulgus

time to hit Wal-Mart and stock up on shells gents...


2 posted on 03/21/2009 6:38:52 PM PDT by Barney59 ("Amen")
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To: Mobile Vulgus

I don’t know about all of America, but for me and my friends and family, we are aware and taking appropriate actions personally. I only hope we can gather and do things nationally.


3 posted on 03/21/2009 6:39:37 PM PDT by IrishPennant (Obama: Succeeding Where Bin Laden Failed)
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To: IrishPennant
"I only hope we can gather and do things nationally."

It must be done.

4 posted on 03/21/2009 6:40:47 PM PDT by EverOnward
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To: Mobile Vulgus

I thought this idea of destroying spent shell casings made the rounds this week but crashed and burned on Friday ...


5 posted on 03/21/2009 6:42:44 PM PDT by Ken522
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To: Barney59

I tried, they were OUT!


6 posted on 03/21/2009 6:43:28 PM PDT by He who knoweth not his name
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To: Mobile Vulgus; devolve
[I hope America is fully aware of how dangerous this man is? ]

They aren't! I have written on my newspaper's forum, backing myself up with many url links of info. It's like writing at D.U..

They refute everything with lies. My town happens to be mostly conservative too. The rabid ones are on the forum, lol.

7 posted on 03/21/2009 6:43:34 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: Barney59
time to hit Wal-Mart and stock up on shells gents...

Don't forget about us ladies. We've got to stock up too. ;o)

8 posted on 03/21/2009 6:46:29 PM PDT by NRA2BFree
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Obama is a despot who fears the people.


9 posted on 03/21/2009 6:49:49 PM PDT by Tolkien (Grace is the Essence of the Gospel; Gratitude is the Essence of Ethics.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

It’s important to know what has happened just recently.....
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2208924/posts


10 posted on 03/21/2009 6:49:57 PM PDT by 50cal Smokepole (Hey Al Gore! Get your fat carcass over here and shovel all this global warming off my driveway!)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

This has already been dealt with. The DoD has already rescinded this program to shred used brass.


11 posted on 03/21/2009 6:50:47 PM PDT by Redleg Duke ("Sarah Palin...Unleashing the Fury of the Castrated Left!")
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To: Mobile Vulgus

THIS ORDER HAS BEEN RESCINDED. The DOD got a ton of calls and emails and rescinded the order on March 17th. Details here...

http://www.theshootist.net/2009/03/plowshares-beaten-back-into-bullets.html

But you should still stock up on ammo!


12 posted on 03/21/2009 6:51:39 PM PDT by navyguy (The National Reset Button is pushed with the trigger finger.)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

*but the gun owners who voted for Barack Obama believing he respected Second Amendment*

and those who sat at home election day or voted third party facilitating Obama’s victory


13 posted on 03/21/2009 6:51:47 PM PDT by SoCalPol (Reagan Republican for Palin 2012)
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To: potlatch

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My orginal 1763 Charleville flintlock musket is in working condition

Ready to drill very large holes in the enemy - again


14 posted on 03/21/2009 6:57:38 PM PDT by devolve (-- "... my Muslim faith....." ABC-TV with Steffi --)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

Molon Labe!!!!!!


15 posted on 03/21/2009 6:58:46 PM PDT by Vaquero ( "an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: devolve

Neat antique. You may need it in Galt’s Gulch.


16 posted on 03/21/2009 7:02:02 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: Mobile Vulgus

I am proud to inform all of you: I have just rejoined the NRA! I was a member years ago and have always known that I should rejoin. I feel very good. I joined with my first SS check!


17 posted on 03/21/2009 7:05:32 PM PDT by WellyP (obama must go!)
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To: potlatch

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It is 1 of the 25,000 muskets that Thomas Jefferson got from the French

Smoothbore flintlock

That huge caliber rips off an arm at 100 yards


18 posted on 03/21/2009 7:08:06 PM PDT by devolve (-- "... my Muslim faith....." ABC-TV with Steffi --)
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To: devolve

You are only the second person I know to have a Charleville! I had totally forgotten until now. The other was a guy from Maine. He was a machinist and a gunsmith. I actually held it! WOW!


19 posted on 03/21/2009 7:09:15 PM PDT by WellyP (obama must go!)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

I ended a friendship over this election with one of the people he describes. He was somebody I taught to shoot, handload, and detail strip 1911’s and S&W revolvers. He was one of those “conservatives” who had so much animus for McCain that he voted for Obama. I told him I could forgive voting for the Workers World, or Green Party if he was so ticked-off, but not the Democrats. I’ll never again speak to or have anything to do with him again. No friend would ever have me live under that Marxist bastard. No decent human being would do that to this country.


20 posted on 03/21/2009 7:09:55 PM PDT by VR-21 ("I don't care about crime, I just want to get the guns." Senator Howard Metzenbaum)
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To: devolve
I remember long ago I posted about your antique guns.

Sounds very special.

The arm ripping sounds gruesome, were you there.........?? heh.

21 posted on 03/21/2009 7:11:42 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: Barney59
time to hit Wal-Mart and stock up on shells gents...

Walmart has been sold out for weeks.

22 posted on 03/21/2009 7:17:55 PM PDT by aimhigh
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To: WellyP

Oorah!


23 posted on 03/21/2009 7:20:21 PM PDT by combat_boots (The answer to 1984 is 1776)
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To: devolve

Well, dag nabbit, Dev! You’re the fella I want on our side!


24 posted on 03/21/2009 7:21:43 PM PDT by combat_boots (The answer to 1984 is 1776)
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To: SoCalPol
It seems to me that he let the cat out of the bag before he was elected, referring to the second Amendment.
25 posted on 03/21/2009 7:34:52 PM PDT by ANGGAPO (Leyte Gulf Beach Club)
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To: combat_boots; potlatch

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It is one of the very few circa 1700’s smoothbore flintlocks not converted to percussion for the Civil War

My circa 1898 .44-40 7-1/2” Colt hogleg is my most modern firearm


26 posted on 03/21/2009 7:35:18 PM PDT by devolve (-- "... my Muslim faith....." ABC-TV with Steffi --)
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To: devolve
You shoot that big old hogleg?

How does it stack up to .45 LC?

27 posted on 03/21/2009 7:51:42 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus ("Whatever." -- sinkspur)
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To: lentulusgracchus; potlatch

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‘98 big frames are safe with smokeless

Colt says about ‘06

I don’t go from hotloads as that model, caliber, finish, and size Colt is worth a good deal

I have always been very accurate firing as I draw before even viewing the sights

The only mods were polishing up the internal machining and some trigger and spring changes - I keep original 3-G spares

I also have a Model-1859 backstrap and TG and one-piece grips with CW SN#s that are very close to my SAA 177-— numbers


28 posted on 03/21/2009 8:31:58 PM PDT by devolve (-- "... my Muslim faith....." ABC-TV with Steffi --)
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To: He who knoweth not his name

Wow!


29 posted on 03/21/2009 8:46:29 PM PDT by Barney59 ("Amen")
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To: Mobile Vulgus
So what is the latest change you can believe in? Gordon Hutchinson reports at a blog called “The Shootist” that Obama has just disallowed the Department of Defense (DOD) from selling spent brass shell casings to manufacturers of ammunition for the civilian market

That policy has been canceled thank God.

I received an email a couple of days ago from Georgia Arms saying they were notified by a Department of Defense official that the DOD's practice of selling large amounts of fired brass to GA Arms for reloading it's popular "Canned Heat" brand of reloaded ammo has been reinstated, and GA Arms' suspended order of fired brass is being shipped. The email credited and thanked the thousands of their customers and others who protested to their Congressman and Senators about the cancellation of the long standing practice of auctioning off fired brass to commercial reloaders.

The Magic Kenyan will no doubt soon come up with another and better camouflaged scheme to limit and eventually cut off the ammunition supply to gun-owning Americans, but at least this one outrage was made public and the public reacted exactly as it should have. A major part of the price for keeping our 2nd Amendment rights is constant vigilance, because "O" will never let up as long as he has the power to keep trying.

30 posted on 03/21/2009 10:34:06 PM PDT by epow (The best argument against democracy is a conversation with the average voter..Churchill)
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To: Mobile Vulgus
I was in an Academy store earlier this evening (Plano, TX) to pick up weapon cleaning supplies and found that the counter area was full of folk looking at fire arms for the first time... couple conversations I overheard were of spouses looking to buy their first weapons.

There you go "O" ... you're a weapons mfg. best/most efficient marketing machine.

31 posted on 03/21/2009 10:44:46 PM PDT by Trajan88 (www.bullittclub.com)
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To: navyguy

I am glad to hear they changed it. Thanks for those that let me know.


32 posted on 03/21/2009 11:40:43 PM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
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To: VR-21
No friend would ever have me live under that Marxist bastard. No decent human being would do that to this country.

I feel exactly the same way. I don't have any close friends or relatives who voted for Kenya's favorite son, but my wife's formerly close friend did because she didn't like Sarah Palin for some sillyass reason she can't explain. Her husband is a millionaire several times over and they complain bitterly about taxes all the time, yet she voted for more and higher taxes. Her husband didn't like it any more than I do, but he has to live with her and I don't.

She and my wife aren't as close friends as they were before, and I can hardly stand to even be coldly polite to her when I have to be in her company. The only reason I can tolerate her at all is that she's not the sharpest crayon in the box by a very long shot and really shouldn't even be allowed to vote. She was once a public school teacher before marrying a well to do husband so you don't have to guess what her political views are.

33 posted on 03/22/2009 7:22:46 AM PDT by epow (The best argument against democracy is a conversation with the average voter..Churchill)
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To: epow
She was once a public school teacher before marrying a well to do husband so you don't have to guess what her political views are.

My wife was once a public school teacher too. 3 different districts, 3 elementary grades plus middle school math, and substituting at the high school level. Now she's not only a professor of education, she's the chair of the, admittedly small, department.

She didn't like McCain, but voted for him anyway, in an attempt to save our Grandchildren from what we knew, then and know even better now, The Messiah would do to them.

So watch where you swing that broad brush.

34 posted on 03/22/2009 11:34:24 AM PDT by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: Trajan88
(Plano, TX)

So, are you coming to the 4th Annual Texas Cowboy Memorial Shoot: October 17th, 2009 ~ Seagoville, TX?

Assuming all gatherings of more than 2 gunowners aren't declared illegal militia assemblies by that time... and even if they are, come to think of it.

35 posted on 03/22/2009 11:39:28 AM PDT by El Gato ("The Second Amendment is the RESET button of the United States Constitution." -- Doug McKay)
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To: Mobile Vulgus

By the way, the Full Auto Ban Amendment to the 1986 “Firearms Owners Protection Act” never REALLY passed! It was just on a voice vote, and the Nays WAY outweighed the Yeas on the Amendment’s adoption ballot! I heard it! Tip O’Neal just PROCLAIMED that it passed, to the GASPS of many in attendence, and the minority Repubs could not challenge him because of the parlimentary rules in effect at the time! HONEST! History!


36 posted on 03/27/2009 10:05:23 PM PDT by 2harddrive (...House a TOTAL Loss.....)
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