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Three Reasons Gun Control Isn't Going to Happen
breitbart.com ^ | 12/19/12 | Mike Flynn

Posted on 12/19/2012 3:31:01 PM PST by ColdOne

In the immediate aftermath of Friday's terrible tragedy in Connecticut, there have been the predictable calls to enact new gun control legislation. The usual proponents of additional restrictions on guns have filled the airwaves with calls for immediate legislative action. Sen. Diane Feinstein has promised to introduce a new "assault weapons" ban on the first day of the new Congress next year. But, there are three very big reasons to believe that, for all the rhetoric, nothing will come of this new push for gun control.

1. Biden Gun Violence Task Force

This afternoon, President Obama convened a press conference announcing the formation of a blue-ribbon task force, chaired by VP Biden, to examine and recommend changes in our country's gun laws. Most pundits are greeting this news as a sign that Obama is serious

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; secondamendment; youwillnotdisarmus
I wonder, most told us obamacare wouldn't pass either.
1 posted on 12/19/2012 3:31:04 PM PST by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

It took democrats in control of all 3 branches to pass Obozocare.


2 posted on 12/19/2012 3:33:27 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek

And RINO Roberts to keep it alive. I’m taking nothing for granted these days.


3 posted on 12/19/2012 3:34:44 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: cripplecreek; Tijeras_Slim; All

I think I should have said...they told us Obama would not be re-elected either.


4 posted on 12/19/2012 3:40:33 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

I blame the GOPe for Obamacare anyway. If the NRCC hadn’t been so busy punishing conservatives who stepped out of line on TARP in 08, they might have held the house and stopped it.


5 posted on 12/19/2012 3:42:02 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: ColdOne

The author has some good points, some positive points, but with this clown in the Oval Office, and his agenda anything could happen.

We ain’t outta the woods until we are rid of the lot of them.


6 posted on 12/19/2012 3:44:05 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: cripplecreek

And olympia snowe.


7 posted on 12/19/2012 3:45:41 PM PST by pfflier
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To: cripplecreek

And olympia snowe.


8 posted on 12/19/2012 3:45:57 PM PST by pfflier
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Bookmarking.


9 posted on 12/19/2012 3:48:03 PM PST by RandallFlagg ("Liberalism is about as progressive as CANCER" -Alfonzo Rachel)
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To: ColdOne

I made the mistake of remaining in California when I retired. We will be facing another flurry of anti firearms laws this session.

Fortunately I saw it coming and I’m pretty well set up.

Anything that doesn’t comply with the new laws will be moved to a secure location. I will keep basic legal defense items here and bring the rest back if needed in case the SHTF.


10 posted on 12/19/2012 3:49:15 PM PST by jimbobfoster
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To: cripplecreek

Good point. Merry Christmas CC.


11 posted on 12/19/2012 3:51:10 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: ColdOne

Wishful thinking and whistling past the graveyard.


12 posted on 12/19/2012 3:52:34 PM PST by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: ColdOne

Your skepticism is legitimate, there are way too many spineless Republicans to be overconfident about this issue.


13 posted on 12/19/2012 3:52:43 PM PST by izzatzo
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Personally, I prefer to call him TRAITOR Roberts.


14 posted on 12/19/2012 3:54:25 PM PST by 2nd Bn, 11th Mar (The "p" in Democrat stands for patriotism.)
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To: ColdOne

The nation has never faced a tin horn demagogue thug like this one before. Maybe Wilson.


15 posted on 12/19/2012 3:55:38 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: ColdOne

This article isn’t taking into account all of the ways that the left can succeed in all future elections: more cheating/voter fraud, more actions by leftist activist judges, adding criminals and illegal immigrants to the total pro-leftist voter rolls; the ongoing increasing of voters who are “takers” over “givers”, the ongoing increase in total voter apathy, the ongoing increase in suppressing all non-leftist voters, the possibility of the left finding ways of canceling future elections,...


16 posted on 12/19/2012 3:59:47 PM PST by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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To: jimbobfoster

I’m sorry for everybody who wasn’t in a financial or legal position to arm up previous to this situation but I’ve got mine, adequate magazines and, let’s just say, some ammo. They have to find it to take it.


17 posted on 12/19/2012 4:02:36 PM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

THERE is the bottom line.

These guys are playing for keeps. We must, too.


18 posted on 12/19/2012 4:02:49 PM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: 2nd Bn, 11th Mar

Can’t argue with that.


19 posted on 12/19/2012 4:03:36 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: ColdOne

Oh, yeah, that’ll never happen....

Famous last words.


20 posted on 12/19/2012 4:05:08 PM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: muir_redwoods
If YOU know where all your ammo is, you don't have enough. ;)

/johnny

21 posted on 12/19/2012 4:08:57 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: TigersEye

The option of seceding from the Federal Union should be explored more thoroughly. The previous attempt to do so was driven down by force of arms and superior technology, not because of any proven legal point.

What was considered to be the “Confederacy” probably used the wrong issue to bring up “states’ rights”, but the principle of states’ rights has never been tested in a court of law, and even if a declaration could be made for one interpretation or another, the words of the original Declaration of Independence still stand - that the rights to life, liberty, and “the pursuit of happiness” (code for ownership of property) were endowed by the Creator, a fact increasingly ignored by the Current Regime in the White Hut and much of the legislative branch.

The territory of that entity commonly known as “the United States of America” is populated by a growing majority that has no concept of the original intent or ideals of that great experiment in human governance, and increasingly, have chosen to vote it away.

Time for a breakaway republic to be founded, applying all the original principles. There are many of us that need refuge and respite from these fools and would-be tyrants.


22 posted on 12/19/2012 4:12:00 PM PST by alloysteel (Bronco Bama - the cowboy who whooped up and widened the stampede.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

If you can move it all in three trips or less you either don’t have enough or should try out for the Olympic weightlifting team.


23 posted on 12/19/2012 4:16:52 PM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: cripplecreek
It took democrats in control of all 3 branches to pass Obozocare.

It also took a filibuster-proof majority in the Senate to pass Obamacare.

Now the Rats want to lower the filibuster vote from 60 to 51.

24 posted on 12/19/2012 4:23:32 PM PST by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: muir_redwoods
If the stuff left at the bottom of the washing machine after washing a load doesn't include a couple of dimes, a quarter, and a .22LR, your kids are swiping your change, or you don't have enough ammo.

/johnny

25 posted on 12/19/2012 4:25:03 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: cripplecreek
"It took democrats in control of all 3 branches to pass Obozocare."

Make that all 4 branches. Don't forget Chief Justice John Roberts.

26 posted on 12/19/2012 4:25:42 PM PST by DJ Taylor (Once again our country is at war, and once again the Democrats have sided with our enemy.)
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To: jimbobfoster

Good luck. You will probably need “the rest”, as California is in such an epic financial mess along with the rest of the country of course, but I suspect California will be Ground Zero for an SHTF/WROL situation.


27 posted on 12/19/2012 4:32:46 PM PST by MachIV
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Damn right. Good Lord, if Boehner is anywhere near the decision making process they’ll be recalling all (old style wooden) clothespins so we can’t even make matchstick shooters.


28 posted on 12/19/2012 4:47:31 PM PST by DoughtyOne (How about a waiting period for putting crazys out on the streets, say NEVER!)
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To: DJ Taylor

What’s the worry? We have John Boehner covering our six.


29 posted on 12/19/2012 4:56:47 PM PST by damper99
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To: JRandomFreeper

I like that.

Admittedly, I know where mine is, but I lost count a long time ago.


30 posted on 12/19/2012 5:00:31 PM PST by Gator113 (**WHO in the hell gave the damn order to NOT rescue our men in Benghazi?**)
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To: JRandomFreeper

It’s one thing to have ammo for guns you no longer have but you’re not really serious if you don’t have ammo for guns you might be thinking of getting.


31 posted on 12/19/2012 5:02:37 PM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: ColdOne
Three Reasons Gun Control Isn't Going to Happen...
1.Joe Biden was put in charge of the commission which is supposed to come up with some sort of meaningful recommendations in a month and a half....
2. Ditto.....
3. Again, ditto.......
32 posted on 12/19/2012 5:03:19 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: jimbobfoster

California:

The democ-rat veto-proof house and senate are salivating over gun control so hard that my best hope is that they will orgasm themselves to death ( lasting longer than 4 hours ).

One example: an annual $50.00 license to buy ammo.

Speechless, deflated, paranoid, panicked,
Yours Truly,
SB


33 posted on 12/19/2012 5:09:08 PM PST by Scrambler Bob (If you could read my mind ... just count up the felonies!)
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To: damper99
We'll just hold his feet to the fire... cough...

/johnny

34 posted on 12/19/2012 5:09:09 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: cripplecreek
It took democrats in control of all 3 branches to pass Obozocare.

Well, with Boehner they've got 2 1/2...

35 posted on 12/19/2012 5:11:41 PM PST by COBOL2Java (kak-is-toc-ra-cy: Government by the least qualified or most unprincipled citizens. See: GOP-e)
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To: muir_redwoods
LOL! True that. I've got a box of 'someday' ammo.

If you don't have bricks of .22LR as bookends for your reloading manuals, you don't have enough ammo.

If your buddy the fire chief hasn't put into the 911 system "firefighters should not approach from the south" for your address, you don't have enough ammo.

If in 2000 years, archeologists don't think your property was a lead and copper mine, you don't have enough ammo.

If you let your grandchildren into your house before they get their rifle badge, you don't have enough ammo.

/johnny

36 posted on 12/19/2012 5:16:40 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: ColdOne
I wonder, most told us obamacare wouldn't pass either.

Not to mention the near conviction that Obummer was going to be crushed in 2012 elections.

37 posted on 12/19/2012 5:39:50 PM PST by norton
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To: JRandomFreeper

I will never have enough guns or ammo, never


38 posted on 12/19/2012 5:45:33 PM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: alloysteel

You nailed it. This Federal govt is an utter and complete failure and no state, and not even conservative scholars, seem to understand they have the legal right to get out.

And there should be Reason #4 that Biden gun control will fail: by the 2nd Amendment, the Federal govt can’t regulate guns. The states can, however. But if your state tries to confiscate your guns, you can move to a safe state that allows freedom to own.


39 posted on 12/19/2012 5:48:00 PM PST by ReaganGeneration2
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To: ColdOne

Good article, pretty much what I’ve been saying from the outset. The Dems are SALIVATING for the chance to take the House back - there is no way in hell that they will do something as suicidal as gun control now. Pelosi had 4 years as speaker, 2 of which with a supermajority in the Senate and control of the White House. Did she act on gun control? NO!!!

There is NO WAY that they’ll get serious about it...thankfully. Right now, they have to convince their based that they “tried” to do something, but the mean old Republicans blocked them. In fact, I’m CONVINCED that they are calling the White House every day BEGGING the president to not issue executive orders on gun control, because they know it will lead to votes to to overturn him - and they DO NOT want those votes.

Bottom line - no problem...as usual. The issue was defeated 12 years ago and is not coming back.


40 posted on 12/19/2012 5:56:26 PM PST by BobL (Agenda 21...Agenda 21...Agenda 21...Agenda 21...Agenda 21... (whatever the hell that is))
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To: TigersEye

“Maybe Wilson.”

Wilson didn’t have a platinum race card and a whorehouse full of “journalists”.


41 posted on 12/19/2012 6:02:47 PM PST by jivin gene (Breakin' up is hard to do)
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To: ColdOne
FBHO
42 posted on 12/19/2012 6:23:07 PM PST by MrBambaLaMamba (This Message Contains Privileged Attorney-Client Communications)
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To: ColdOne

I’ll control my guns...Not the damn government!


43 posted on 12/19/2012 6:41:36 PM PST by Route395
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To: ColdOne

Reason, positive thinking and good points don’t mean squat in a nation that just reelected Obama. The only good news I’ve heard on gun control is that Obama has delegated the work to his court jester, Biden. If anyone could screw it up, he can.


44 posted on 12/19/2012 7:15:09 PM PST by pallis
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To: ColdOne
There is only ONE reason why we won't see federal gun control any time soon, and it's because of a huge Republican majority in the House, which won't change any time soon, either.

No, I don't trust Boehner, but that's irrelevant to the legislative realities of this particular issue.

However, if you live in certain states, watch out!

45 posted on 12/19/2012 7:16:05 PM PST by Batrachian (Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of their party.)
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To: cripplecreek

Freepers need to understand Obamacare is not socialism, it is a program for Health Insurance companies. They help write most of it behind the scenes. It is the greatest corporate welfare ever envisioned, gov by law forces people to buy their products. Since insurance corporations were behind the scene taking advantage of the socialist political crusade, it is not a complete surprise the insurance company lobbyists were twisting some GOP lawmakers to screw up the resistance to Obamacare. Corporate America plays both sides to get what they want. If corporate America is willing to sell rocket guidance to the PLA they are willing to f##k conservatives for a profit.


46 posted on 12/19/2012 7:37:39 PM PST by Fee
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To: alloysteel
The territory of that entity commonly known as “the United States of America” is populated by a growing majority that has no concept of the original intent or ideals of that great experiment in human governance, and increasingly, have chosen to vote it away.

I feel that in essence they did in this last election. Not specifically but by voting for an utterly lawless president they have given their imprimatur to the destruction of the rule of law ie the Constitution. That could yet be turned around at the ballot box provided that their permission doesn't result in more concrete measures that break it down beyond redemption. But it appears that 0bamugabe is going to charge headlong in that direction and I'm not sure the people will reject it if he does. The USA is on the precipice of complete Constitutional meltdown to name another cliff we are standing on the edge of.

47 posted on 12/19/2012 8:51:42 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Scrambler Bob

California:

The democ-rat veto-proof house and senate are salivating over gun control so hard that my best hope is that they will orgasm themselves to death ( lasting longer than 4 hours ).

One example: an annual $50.00 license to buy ammo.

Speechless, deflated, paranoid, panicked,
Yours Truly,
SB


If they’re smart, they’ll pass that “exit tax” Rush was talking about BEFORE the gun laws.

Wouldn’t THAT be just peachy?


48 posted on 12/20/2012 2:25:37 PM PST by Peet (Alles hat ein Ende nur die Wurst hat zwei. (Monroe in "Grimm"))
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