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Gun sales boom in expectation of Obama re-election
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Posted on 03/04/2012 5:19:01 PM PST by Red in Blue PA

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To: SoFloFreeper

SoFloFreeper wrote:
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Panic mongers. If the number of gun owners and believers in the second amendment would vote against Obama, he would lose in a landslide.

I expect him to lose in November. His popularity is a myth.
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THANK YOU! I still maintain that Obama will be TOAST this November and am getting so sick and tired of all this needless defeatism and negativity from our side!


51 posted on 03/04/2012 8:06:07 PM PST by DestroyLiberalism
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To: goseminoles
Damn.. only to wait three days to get your prize..

I was going to say "what 3 days?", but I was thinking of Cabela's n Buda and Allen Texas, since the story was out of Ft. Worth, not a Cabela's in PA.

We don't have no steenking 3 day waiting period, not for a shotgun gun, not for a rifle, not even an ugly black semi-auto, and not for a hand gun. Walk in, show your Texas CHL, fill out the Yellow Form, plop down your $$, and take your new weapon home. If you don't have a CHL, you have to wait for the instant background check, which rarely takes very long. That's all assuming you are buying it from a FFL. If not you skip the CHL/Yellow form/Instant check stuff.

52 posted on 03/04/2012 8:13:01 PM PST by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Red in Blue PA.
53 posted on 03/04/2012 8:14:50 PM PST by SunkenCiv (FReep this FReepathon!)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Furthermore, "it's bad politics to be on the wrong side of the Second Amendment at election time," said Wayne LaPierre, National Rifle Association executive vice president.

It's AFTER the election that we are worried about. BO is big on "If Congress won't act, we will". He might declare guns larger than .22 to be an "air pollution hazard" or "noise polluters", or some such twaddle, and ban 'em on his own hook. Ya never know with him. But I'm still well stocked from 2008. :) and since I was Obama-sized out of my job in Dec. '10, I can't afford anything new anyway. :) .. Although.. my wife has said she will get a gun and relearn to shoot if BO is re-elected. Not sure yet if she's thinking handgun, or rifle. I've got an M-1 Carbine that would fit her just fine, but I'd rather she get another AR. :) I'd even assemble it from a kit like I did mine. :) I guess she could shoot mine, while I use the Ugly Black Gun in 7.62 NATO.

My daughter is also talking about taking up shooting again. Regardless of who wins the Nov. 4 election.

54 posted on 03/04/2012 8:22:54 PM PST by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: Clintonfatigued

“I’ve stated before and repeat, I’m not sure that the United States could survive a second Obama term.”

Let’s fight like heck, so that doesn’t happen.


55 posted on 03/04/2012 8:34:13 PM PST by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Marcella
I couldn’t believe one of the questions I had to answer: “Are you a wanted felon?”

The really funny thing is that if you were, and said you were not, you couldn't be prosecuted for lying on the form. It would you see, be a violation of your 5th amendment right not to incriminate yourself. You could of course be prosecuted for Felon in possession.

I guess it's really not so funny. But you have to laugh at the stupidity or you'll cry.

56 posted on 03/04/2012 8:42:08 PM PST by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: salander
How exactly will they be outlawed? In case you haven’t noticed, gun control is receding, not advancing, and has been for years.

Stoke of the pen, law of the land. Or at least a regulation with the force of law. Sort of like a Non-recess recess appointment.

57 posted on 03/04/2012 8:44:28 PM PST by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: ctdonath2
Go read “Enemies Foreign and Domestic”, free on Amazon Kindle

Operation #EFAD.

58 posted on 03/04/2012 8:49:27 PM PST by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: Red in Blue PA

I think the same thing, because I am not only predicting an Obama win, but also the Dems retaking the House and gaining seats in the Senate, and picking up numerous governorships and state houses.


59 posted on 03/04/2012 8:49:49 PM PST by Thunder90 (Fighting for truth and the American way... http://citizensfortruthandtheamericanway.blogspot.com/)
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To: GOPsterinMA

We’re never going to completely rid ourselves of the damage this AA as*hole and all his cabal have unleashed on our nation, win or lose in November.

You are NOT kidding. Just wait until we have 75 million people on SS+Medicare and everybody else on Obamacare. I’d LOVE to know just how we intend to pay for THAT.


60 posted on 03/04/2012 8:50:24 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: Marcella
Did they ask if you were an “unwanted’ Felon as well?
61 posted on 03/04/2012 8:53:24 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (New Tagline under construction, please watch your step.)
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To: El Gato
As a Prisoner, I mean Citizen of California, I am envious.
62 posted on 03/04/2012 9:01:06 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (New Tagline under construction, please watch your step.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

bookmark


63 posted on 03/04/2012 9:08:06 PM PST by mojitojoe (American by birth. Southern by the grace of God. Conservative by reason and logic.)
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To: Frank_2001

Great points!

Go the route of Greece? File bankruptcy? Ask China to annex the USA? Fire up the printing presses even more?

All of the above? None of the above?


64 posted on 03/04/2012 9:36:48 PM PST by GOPsterinMA (The Establishment is the establishment.)
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To: Trod Upon
Gun prices appeared to be ~$200 north of market on anything nice

Five years ago I bought two SKS-7.62-39s. The were described as used and in good shape. They were packed in cosmoline and wrapped in paper. Each was 185 dollars. When I cleaned them I was very surprised. I could not detect any wear externally or on the working mechanisms of the rifle. The bore on it was perfect. The rifle was not even sighted in. It had not been used. Today, because of Obama, it will go for double of what I paid.

It is not a "tack driver" but it does what it supposed to do. It will ruin your whole day.

I also have tack drivers but damn the cost of ammo for them kinda hurts. Every time I pull the trigger on my tack driver, it means 1 dollar down. Ballistic Tips are great but bring money.

65 posted on 03/04/2012 9:39:34 PM PST by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: JudgemAll

You can have it now. Click on the link.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/leyinglo/2150305551/


66 posted on 03/04/2012 10:12:32 PM PST by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Gun sales boom in expectation of Obama re-election

Gun sales boom?

Gun sales boom?!


67 posted on 03/04/2012 10:22:05 PM PST by Talisker (He who commands, must obey.)
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To: cquiggy
The key is getting all of them to party the night away on election eve so they won’t get out of bed in time to vote on election day.

So, how many free 40s are going to have to 'fall off the truck' out in the 'hoods to get that done? Can we get brewery sponsors?

68 posted on 03/05/2012 12:11:07 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: SoFloFreeper

c*****,I hope so.


69 posted on 03/05/2012 12:19:20 AM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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To: salander
In case you haven’t noticed, gun control is receding, not advancing, and has been for years.

Didn't you hear when the man told the 'brady bunch' he's working on it "under the radar"?

What other justification was there for Fast and Furious and the other operations which haven't had as much press time, including Operation Castaway, and the one running guns out of Indiana?

In addition, the whole thing about the UN Small Arms Treaty is waving from the wings, and Hillary is just fine with that. Considering the Fast and Furious operation has created an international problem, there is a chance it was not just to advance the gun control agenda here, but the global one as well.

Things can change overnight, for instance after Bobby Kennedy was shot, the '68 Gun Control Act got traction. I'd bet they wanted to use the Giffords (and a host of others') shooting that way as well, just Americans were not buying.

70 posted on 03/05/2012 12:20:37 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: blam; All

And after you hear about or experience some of the foreclosure and bank stupidity incidents described in the link below the likelihood of economic riots seems that much more likely. A number of really idiotic and cruel situations are described with videos.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/02/david-englett_n_1317276.html?ncid=webmail3


71 posted on 03/05/2012 1:18:59 AM PST by gleeaikin
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To: Marcella
*** I couldn’t believe one of the questions I had to answer: “Are you a wanted felon?” Yes or No. I laughed out loud at that one. ***

Never underestimate the STOO-PID-ITY™ of the Federal Gubmint.

I have a BATF 'Collector's License' (C&R, Class O3). And on the application and renewal forms they ask the Felon question. Also if you're Mentally Ill, an Illegal Drug User, or an Illegal Alien (like who would answer yes, duh). Too boot they added an additional form in recent years that 'Certifies' you are not an Illegal. And guess who fills out and signs that form 'certifying' you're not an Illegal Alien -- YOU DO. (they're complete Morons.)

But it gets even more STOO-PID. On the BATF application to become a Firearms Dealer they ask if you have a State Hunting License and to fill in your number. BUT - this is where it gets good (stoo-pid ) -- they state that if you DON'T have a Hunting License to STOP and not submit your application because -- 'You probably can't qualify to become a Firearms Dealer'!! I was like HUH??? Like what does one thing have to do with the other.

Maybe they hope that with all the dumb questions someone will get lazy and check the wrong 'Yes', 'No' box by accident. Then they have you and your gun rights are gone forever.

72 posted on 03/05/2012 4:16:13 AM PST by Condor51 (Yo Hoffa, so you want to 'take out conservatives'. Well okay Jr - I'm your Huckleberry)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Well, it makes sense – everyone that bought a gun back in ’09 and sold it privately is going to have re-stock as it were.

All those 4473’s are only going to be useful as toilet paper when this is all said and done.

73 posted on 03/05/2012 4:27:11 AM PST by Voice of Reason88 ( Freedom is never lost all at once - Edmund Burke)
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To: Frank_2001

My buddy, who will be 75 soon, said I needed to lighten up on OB. I sent him the proposed increases to his medical costs once OB care kicks in. I haven’t heard from him since. He is retired USAF and is no longer employable. Under OB care almost his whole retirement check will be for medical insurance. It’s that or sign up for government health care which will not work out so well.

He is another one who thinks welfare is a great idea.


74 posted on 03/05/2012 5:37:36 AM PST by USAF80
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To: salander

Good to see new members jumping right into the discussion !


75 posted on 03/05/2012 6:08:20 AM PST by tomkat (FU.baraq)
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To: Red in Blue PA
I purchased more guns and ammo during the Bush administration. Always buy during a Republican Administration, and sell during a demoratic administration (if you must). Prices always fall during a Republican Admin and prices rise during a demoratic admin.

buy low and sell high (I love Capitalism)

76 posted on 03/05/2012 6:14:25 AM PST by do the dhue (WARNING: this site is not liable for the things I say)
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To: GOPsterinMA

Think about this for a minute......Ask yourself, how many hunters are there in my state and then add in the number of hunters in the rest of the states in the U.S. They all own guns and probably more than one or two. That’s one hell of an army out there. We all know that our military people are very well trained and have superior weapons than the general poppulation BUT, AND more importantly, would they (and LEO’s) turn on all of us? IMHO, I think NOT!

People are arming themselves for one reason or another but when the sh t hits the fan, they will more than likely band together for a common cause. The retaking of our nation. At least I truely hope so.


77 posted on 03/05/2012 6:32:48 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: GOPsterinMA

Think about this for a minute......Ask yourself, how many hunters are there in my state and then add in the number of hunters in the rest of the states in the U.S. They all own guns and probably more than one or two. That’s one hell of an army out there. We all know that our military people are very well trained and have superior weapons than the general poppulation BUT, AND more importantly, would they (and LEO’s) turn on all of us? IMHO, I think NOT!

People are arming themselves for one reason or another but when the sh t hits the fan, they will more than likely band together for a common cause. The retaking of our nation. At least I truely hope so.


78 posted on 03/05/2012 6:32:48 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: GOPsterinMA
Think about this for a minute......Ask yourself, how many hunters are there in my state and then add in the number of hunters in the rest of the states in the U.S. They all own guns and probably more than one or two. That's one hell of an army out there. We all know that our military people are very well trained and have superior weapons than the general population BUT, AND more importantly, would they (and LEO’s) turn on all of us? IMHO, I think NOT!

People are arming themselves for one reason or another but when the sh t hits the fan, they will more than likely band together for a common cause. The retaking of our nation. At least I truly hope so.

79 posted on 03/05/2012 6:33:34 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: GOPsterinMA

Think about this for a minute......Ask yourself, how many hunters are there in my state and then add in the number of hunters in the rest of the states in the U.S. They all own guns and probably more than one or two. That’s one hell of an army out there. We all know that our military people are very well trained and have superior weapons than the general population BUT, AND more importantly, would they (and LEO’s) turn on all of us? IMHO, I think NOT!

People are arming themselves for one reason or another but when the sh t hits the fan, they will more than likely band together for a common cause. The retaking of our nation. At least I truly hope so.


80 posted on 03/05/2012 6:34:50 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: GOPsterinMA

Think about this for a minute......Ask yourself, how many hunters are there in my state and then add in the number of hunters in the rest of the states in the U.S. They all own guns and probably more than one or two. That’s one hell of an army out there. We all know that our military people are very well trained and have superior weapons than the general population BUT, AND more importantly, would they (and LEO’s) turn on all of us? IMHO, I think NOT!

People are arming themselves for one reason or another but when the sh t hits the fan, they will more than likely band together for a common cause. The retaking of our nation. At least I truly hope so.


81 posted on 03/05/2012 6:34:50 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: GOPsterinMA

Think about this for a minute......Ask yourself, how many hunters are there in my state and then add in the number of hunters in the rest of the states in the U.S. They all own guns and probably more than one or two. That’s one hell of an army out there. We all know that our military people are very well trained and have superior weapons than the general population BUT, AND more importantly, would they (and LEO’s) turn on all of us? IMHO, I think NOT!

People are arming themselves for one reason or another but when the sh t hits the fan, they will more than likely band together for a common cause. The retaking of our nation. At least I truly hope so.


82 posted on 03/05/2012 6:35:27 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: harpseal; TexasCowboy; nunya bidness; AAABEST; Travis McGee; Squantos; wku man; SLB; ...
Click the Gadsden flag for pro-gun resources!
83 posted on 03/05/2012 6:47:52 AM PST by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: Progov
“We all know that our military people are very well trained and have superior weapons than the general population BUT, AND more importantly, would they (and LEO’s) turn on all of us? IMHO, I think NOT!”

A few would, especially LEO’s. But that goes both ways because we know where they live too, and the law of the jungle is there is no law.

“People are arming themselves for one reason or another...”

Right, but don't forget, not everyone that arms themself is a patriotic-type; the leftists are involved in this too.

84 posted on 03/05/2012 6:51:11 AM PST by GOPsterinMA (The Establishment is the establishment.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Until conservatives learn how to fight the lies, Obama will win. Until conservatives learn that winning matters over manners, Obama will win.


85 posted on 03/05/2012 7:23:47 AM PST by pabianice (")
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To: El Gato

Here in WA you get to wait up to 5 buisness days without a
CPL, no wait if you have one.

The counter at Cabelas in Lacey is usually mobbed.

BTW I found two nice shootable Krag carbines on the used rack, probably cut down rifles but a nice little gun nonetheless.

Next purchase will be a nice suppressor for my HK45.


86 posted on 03/05/2012 7:27:17 AM PST by RitchieAprile
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To: GOPsterinMA

“.....don’t forget, not everyone that arms themself is a patriotic-type; the leftists are involved in this too.

Not a problem to find them, they wil be the ones with their mouths going wide open. Might be easy to pick them off.


87 posted on 03/05/2012 7:37:41 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: Progov

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

They’ll be screaming that they want their “free” birth control pills.


88 posted on 03/05/2012 7:42:06 AM PST by GOPsterinMA (The Establishment is the establishment.)
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To: Joe Brower

Pray for our country!

Be Ever Vigilant!


89 posted on 03/05/2012 8:12:00 AM PST by blackie (Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Panic mongers. If the number of gun owners and believers in the second amendment would vote against Obama, he would lose in a landslide.

That's the other side of it. If hussein loses, holder's people and the union thugs are going to go ape shiite. There's trouble either way.
90 posted on 03/05/2012 9:20:57 AM PST by crosshairs
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To: Red in Blue PA
If obama wins a 2nd term, look.for him to go after black rifles, 10+ round magazines, or both.

Sounds racist to me.
91 posted on 03/05/2012 9:22:58 AM PST by crosshairs
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To: Vermont Lt
Magazines. Not clips. You use clips on some revolvers and on fixed magazine semi automatic rifles. AR15s use magazines.

A clip on a revolver? I thought revolvers only had cylinders.
92 posted on 03/05/2012 9:25:05 AM PST by crosshairs
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To: ops33
Went the other night to our local indoor range, over a one hour wait to get a lane.

The Achmed targets are popular at the range I frequent.
93 posted on 03/05/2012 9:26:34 AM PST by crosshairs
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To: blam

I concur.

I am in the process of getting confident enough to purchase my own handgun and waiting for my bonus later this month to purchase it. I’m lucky enough that the priest that married me and his former sniper buddy are guiding me through this.

Never grew up around guns as my father had never been a proponent of owning guns and has been very leery when I mentioned my plans to arm myself. Last week my Dad confided that he is going to be taking a firearm safety source with the intent of getting a gun for his home.

His biggest concern is the economic mess and the upheaval that will come with it.

The fact that even he sees what’s happening is only speeding up my preparations.


94 posted on 03/05/2012 9:28:28 AM PST by MNlurker
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To: GOPJ

It is a liberal meme, and Andrew Breitbart mentions this in his last book:

MEME: Black president may be elected, conservatives buy guns, are thereby racist.

REALTY: Normal people recognize this man and his ideological associates are hell bent on destroying first our economy, then our country. Conservatives don’t accept they must act as victims in the coming unrest.


95 posted on 03/05/2012 9:49:53 AM PST by rlmorel ("A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject." Winston Churchill)
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To: rlmorel

I need to say this is NOT a quote fro the book, it follows his explanation of liberals and racism. Sorry for the error, I only noticed it after I posted.


96 posted on 03/05/2012 9:52:02 AM PST by rlmorel ("A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject." Winston Churchill)
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To: crosshairs
Some revolvers are chambered for rimless cartridges, .45 ACP, 9 MM, etc, which require a moon clip or half moon clip to hold the rounds in the cylinder. More info here:

Moon Clips

97 posted on 03/05/2012 10:55:41 AM PST by Jed Eckert
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To: crosshairs

Moon clips.....


98 posted on 03/05/2012 11:32:21 AM PST by Vermont Lt (I just don't like anything about the President. And I don't think he's a nice guy.)
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To: salander
How exactly will they be outlawed? In case you haven’t noticed, gun control is receding, not advancing, and has been for years.
I didn't think The Regime could usurp well established Federal Bankruptcy Law in the case of two automobile manufacturing companies, either.
99 posted on 03/05/2012 8:41:42 PM PST by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: RitchieAprile
The counter at Cabelas in Lacey is usually mobbed.

My brother in law, and his family, live in Lacey. He's got a much bigger gun safe/cabinet than I do. :)

100 posted on 03/05/2012 10:59:43 PM PST by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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