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Harry Reid: All Options on the Table on Gun Control
Newsmax ^ | Monday, 17 Dec 2012 06:27 PM | (Newsmax Wires)

Posted on 12/17/2012 4:12:20 PM PST by Olog-hai

The U.S. Congress must examine what can be done to respond to the Connecticut school shooting, including possibly new legislation, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said on Monday.

Reid told the Senate he agreed with President Barack Obama that no one law could erase evil, but added “we need to accept the reality that we are not doing enough to protect our citizens.” The remarks were significant coming from Reid, a Democrat from Nevada who during Obama’s first term opposed reviving a ban on assault weapons. …

“In the coming days and weeks we’ll engage in a meaningful conversation and thoughtful debate about how to change laws and culture that allow this violence to continue to grow,” Reid said. He said “every idea should be on the table” as lawmakers discuss how to keep America’s children safe. …

(Excerpt) Read more at newsmax.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: 2012; banglist; democrats; guncontrol; harryreid; molonlabe; obama; reid; sandyhookpolitics; secondamendment; tyranny; youwillnotdisarmus
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1 posted on 12/17/2012 4:12:28 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Boehner should just negotiate with Obama what gun control he wants. We shouldn’t have to bother going through the, you know, LEGISLATIVE PROCESS!!


2 posted on 12/17/2012 4:13:59 PM PST by cotton1706
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To: Olog-hai

Pure straight up tyranny!!!


3 posted on 12/17/2012 4:15:04 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Olog-hai

I’m sure glad the NRA gave Dingy Harry a glowing endorsement. We’ll be able to count on his patriotic support of the 2A.


4 posted on 12/17/2012 4:15:04 PM PST by WorkingClassFilth
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To: Olog-hai

Does the NRA support Reid?


5 posted on 12/17/2012 4:18:19 PM PST by wastedyears (I don't want to live on this planet anymore.)
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To: Olog-hai

““we need to accept the reality that...”

This will not end well. They’re going to push this too far.


6 posted on 12/17/2012 4:19:34 PM PST by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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To: Olog-hai

There is no law, no regulation, no rule even conceivable that could have prevented or stopped the tragedy. .....


7 posted on 12/17/2012 4:20:00 PM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: Olog-hai

Anything to draw attention away from the massive overspending, ongoing deficits, handouts to democrat cronies and the crushing national debt.


8 posted on 12/17/2012 4:20:28 PM PST by Iron Munro (I MISS AMERICA !)
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To: Olog-hai

When will the NRA have something to say on this?


9 posted on 12/17/2012 4:20:45 PM PST by Randy Larsen (Aim small, Miss small.)
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To: Olog-hai

“Harry Reid: All Options on the Table on Gun Control”

Well, then all options are on the table to OPPOSE it, too.


11 posted on 12/17/2012 4:22:02 PM PST by MeganC (Our forefathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: Randy Larsen

>> “When will the NRA have something to say on this?” <<

Don’t forget, the NRA wrote the 1968 gun control act.


12 posted on 12/17/2012 4:22:36 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Olog-hai

That mean old Constitution of ours must be fixed. After all, it’s for the children.


13 posted on 12/17/2012 4:22:36 PM PST by Yardstick
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To: Olog-hai
“we need to accept the reality that we are not doing enough to protect our citizens.

I agree and I support his implications that any teacher entrusted with the safety of someone else's children must be trained to use and carry at all times a concealed weapon. They also must be able to use the semi-automatic rifle kept in a combination locker that will be installed in every classroom.

14 posted on 12/17/2012 4:23:17 PM PST by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: cotton1706

They know that no gun control laws will get thru the Congress. Look for regulations and executive orders to get past that pesky problem.........


15 posted on 12/17/2012 4:23:23 PM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: Olog-hai

Require everyone to Concealed Carry so that any one of us can take out a crazed gunman.

There. That’s an option we should have on the table.


16 posted on 12/17/2012 4:24:36 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (Cloward-Piven is a two way street. Move your capital out of the U.S. Let the economy burn.)
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To: APatientMan
"I fear all we have done is awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve."
-Admiral Yamamoto

Barry should think about that.
17 posted on 12/17/2012 4:24:50 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Randy Larsen

I don’t know about the NRA, but the Gun Owners of America have been vocal and out front. An attorney from Gun Owners of NH was on the local news tonight suggesting school administrators should be armed.


18 posted on 12/17/2012 4:25:17 PM PST by corlorde (forWARD of the state)
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To: Olog-hai

The first step in removing evil would be to remove the selfish criminal Harry Reid. Who is he to speak of evil when he also engages in it?


19 posted on 12/17/2012 4:25:31 PM PST by dforest
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To: Olog-hai

I’m thinking “Million (Armed) Man” march on DC...


20 posted on 12/17/2012 4:25:47 PM PST by moovova
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To: Olog-hai
Between Harry and Barry I would say we are pretty well screwed. Gun control or confiscation is coming at us like an avalanche. Will the Weeper of the House be able to stifle this like he has with the debt ceiling and the "fiscal cliff" so called?

Obama: ‘I Don’t Believe People Should Be Able To Own Guns’
21 posted on 12/17/2012 4:25:47 PM PST by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Yardstick

>> “That mean old Constitution of ours must be fixed. After all, it’s for the children.” <<

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You mean that “right to privacy” thingy that allows 1.5 million children to be murdered by their mother’s doctor every year?


22 posted on 12/17/2012 4:26:47 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Olog-hai

Have all ‘Rats deliver their weapons to the Heritage Foundation for equitable, righteous (Social Justice) redistribution to preppers.


23 posted on 12/17/2012 4:27:54 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Cheerio

Bullshit.


24 posted on 12/17/2012 4:29:13 PM PST by moovova
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To: Red Badger

Sure there is. New rule to be a teacher: You must have served in the military or police to get a teaching certificate. You must be able to carry and use a firearm.

Schools must have multiple exits, but only one entrance, a hardened one, with two armed guards behind glass that control the doors like you would see when entering an American Embassy.

All who enter would have to pass through a metal detector beofore they are allowed inside. Easy as pie.


25 posted on 12/17/2012 4:30:16 PM PST by Dogbert41 (What now?)
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To: moovova

>> “I’m thinking “Million (Armed) Man” march on DC” <<

.
Google “Bonus Army”


26 posted on 12/17/2012 4:30:52 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Olog-hai
Harry Reid: All Options on the Table on Gun Control

Where in the article does Reid speak to the subject of gun control?

27 posted on 12/17/2012 4:30:57 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (Carry a Gun, It's a Lighter Burden Than Regret)
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To: editor-surveyor

Keep your hands off my body! Don’t you understand individual liberty?


28 posted on 12/17/2012 4:31:07 PM PST by Yardstick
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To: Olog-hai


29 posted on 12/17/2012 4:32:06 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Olog-hai

Hows about reopening the asylums and throwing the psychos butts so far back in there they will have to pump in sunshine!


30 posted on 12/17/2012 4:33:00 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Reopen the mental institutions! Damn the ACLU!)
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To: Red Badger
There is no law, no regulation, no rule even conceivable that could have prevented or stopped the tragedy. .....

You are wrong.

Nut control.

31 posted on 12/17/2012 4:33:09 PM PST by Jim Noble
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To: Olog-hai

All? Every? This includes confiscation, straight from the WH channels’ mouths. (MSNBC, etc)


32 posted on 12/17/2012 4:33:40 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: Olog-hai

Hey Harry - Does “all options” include sending guns to Mexico as “Fast and Furious” as 0bama decrees?


33 posted on 12/17/2012 4:34:29 PM PST by The Sons of Liberty (America 2012 - What Would Our Forefathers Do?)
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To: Yardstick

Yes, the ‘liberty’ to murder one’s own unborn child is enshrined in the constitution...


34 posted on 12/17/2012 4:34:38 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Cheerio
My great grandkids would "own" the guns (If I had any) that are under my temporary control waiting for proper training and eventual righteous, under the RADAR, transfer.

That's what happened for my son anyway and it's a monumental thing (although he may not fully recognize it yet).

35 posted on 12/17/2012 4:35:32 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: wastedyears
Does the NRA support Reid?

I think they may have supported Dingy over Sharron Angle. Pit. E. Ful.

36 posted on 12/17/2012 4:36:50 PM PST by Jane Long (Philippians 2:11)
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To: editor-surveyor

Yes, because the Supreme Court said so. It’s in the penumbras and stuff.


37 posted on 12/17/2012 4:36:56 PM PST by Yardstick
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To: wastedyears

Yes they did. The NRA is worse than useless. They are complicit.


38 posted on 12/17/2012 4:37:06 PM PST by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: ElkGroveDan
They also must be able to use the semi-automatic rifle kept in a combination locker that will be installed in every classroom.

Nope. They need to carry a select-fire rifle slung over their shoulder like even the schoolkids do in Israel.

39 posted on 12/17/2012 4:37:35 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: ElkGroveDan

There are no more Public School massacres if there are no more Public Schools.


40 posted on 12/17/2012 4:37:35 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: editor-surveyor

Bonus Army was about money.

This is about slavery...ours.


41 posted on 12/17/2012 4:38:47 PM PST by moovova
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To: Olog-hai

The Politicians and the Bureaucrats with their hangers-on in the Media and far left are just going to keep ramping up the pressure until someone else breaks.

THEN they will have all the “reasons” to do what they’ve been wanting to do for decades. Disarm us all and turn us into serfs and targets.


42 posted on 12/17/2012 4:40:37 PM PST by The Working Man
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To: Dogbert41

As a Public School inmate, I did frequently think about the analogue of school as jail (and I liked to go get some learnin’ most days).


43 posted on 12/17/2012 4:41:52 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: cripplecreek

“Barry should think about that. “

Barry’s gang has got that figured out. They can accomplish what they want without a real fight. Slow, steady, toe in the water, chipping away at what built this country. They know that if anyone is going to shove first, it’ll be us. They don’t need to. They just need to offer the easy, lazy way out.

Chesty Puller had the best line about being surrounded like this.


44 posted on 12/17/2012 4:47:38 PM PST by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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To: Alaska Wolf
The title is not a direct quote from Reid. What the article seems to illustrate is the many proposals from Democrats vis-à-vis gun control and Reid saying that “every option should be on the table” in the face of all those. This is what Reid said, expanded:
As President Obama said last night, no one law can erase evil. No policy can prevent a determined madman from committing a senseless act of violence, but we need to accept the reality that we are not doing enough to protect our citizens. In the coming days and weeks, we will engage in a meaningful conversation and thoughtful debate about how to change laws and culture that allow violence to grow. We have no greater responsibility than keeping our most vulnerable and most precious resource—our children—safe. And every idea should be on the table as we discuss how best to do just that.
As to those “ideas”, Newsmax points out people such as Mark Warner.
I think most of us realize that there are ways to get to rational gun control. … There are ways to grapple with the obvious challenges of mental illness.
Newsmax also mentions WV Democrat Joe Manchin, whom CNN calls a “conserative Democrat”(!), in the context of involving the NRA in a discussion on the Newtown massacre issue.
Who would have ever thought, in America, or anywhere in the world, that children would be slaughtered? You know, that—it’s changed me. And I mean a total change. … It’s time to move beyond rhetoric. We need to sit down and have a common sense discussion and move in a reasonable way. … I've been a longtime supporter of Second Amendment rights. I believe every American has Second Amendment rights. The ability to hunt is part of our culture. I have an NRA rating of an “A,” but enough is enough. …
Sounds to me like he means “enough of wearing the mask” . . .
45 posted on 12/17/2012 4:49:42 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

And the NRA endorsed this scumbag for reelection.....that is when I cancelled my membership to the NRA!


46 posted on 12/17/2012 4:51:41 PM PST by GrannyK
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To: The Sons of Liberty

He did say “every idea should be on the table”, so that one needs to be shouted back up.


47 posted on 12/17/2012 4:51:41 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Yardstick

Used to be only wizards and witch doctors spoke of stuff like “penumbras”. The just judges have been taken from us all right, just as Isaiah 3:2 said.


48 posted on 12/17/2012 4:54:28 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

nice move d***head. you and the KAPO feinswine. colorado background checks on saturday were >4000 and the system, which usually takes minutes, took up to 18 hours. and i think most of that was long guns. people are preparing.


49 posted on 12/17/2012 4:58:55 PM PST by bravo whiskey
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To: Olog-hai

Reid’s proposal is a non-starter.

States need to name all federal bureaucrats in their states persona non grata and start a campaign to ostracize them. No food, no water, no clothing, no energy and no shelter. Let these 400-pound fascist criminals hire 30 IQ SEIU slobs to carve out forts in the national forests and monuments.


50 posted on 12/17/2012 4:58:58 PM PST by sergeantdave (The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
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