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Sen. Feinstein suggests national buyback of guns
Washington Examiner ^ | December 21, 2012 | Joel Gehrke

Posted on 12/24/2012 8:40:00 PM PST by neverdem

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To: neverdem
Australia implemented a mandatory buyback program in 1996 following a mass shooting. “The law banned semiautomatic and automatic rifles and shotguns and put in place a mandatory buy-back program for newly banned weapons,” USA Today recalls. “The buyback led to the destruction of 650,000 gun.”

Feinswine you don't got the money for over 300,000,000 US guns and they're not for sale.

51 posted on 12/24/2012 9:31:34 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: neverdem

That won’t be too bad as long as you get enough money for your gun to then pay for that Bushmaster with 30 round clip you have always wanted. Better yet — buy it first and pay for it later with buyback money.


52 posted on 12/24/2012 9:32:39 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: neverdem

I think the Red Chinese and Iranians are starting to put pressure on the Democrats to disarm Americans. The ‘RATs have been bought and paid for and the Red Chinese and Iranians are wanting something for the money they paid.


53 posted on 12/24/2012 9:34:51 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (U.S. elections have become nothing but another cheap ripoff of American Idol.)
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To: neverdem

Go Dianne, LIGHT THAT MATCH! Might as well get it over with!!


54 posted on 12/24/2012 9:35:17 PM PST by Phosgood (Send in the Clowns...but Wait, they're here!! >..<)
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To: neverdem

You gonna sell yours back Dianne? How bout your bodyguards?


55 posted on 12/24/2012 9:35:54 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

It also “could be fatal” as well.


56 posted on 12/24/2012 9:36:59 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: neverdem

Not for all the money you owe China Diane.


57 posted on 12/24/2012 9:37:37 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Secret Agent Man

How did this effort turn out in Australia?


58 posted on 12/24/2012 9:38:37 PM PST by Phosgood (Send in the Clowns...but Wait, they're here!! >..<)
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To: old curmudgeon
These people are exactly the reason for the Constitution. They are the very people our founders feared.

Well said. I've sworn an oath to defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic. Unlike politicians, some of us take our oaths seriously. Very, very seriously.

59 posted on 12/24/2012 9:39:37 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: RC one

Maybe since the government is so worried about all the guns out there,

maybe,

maybe we have government get rid of all its guns first.

Let’s make that compulsory.


60 posted on 12/24/2012 9:39:47 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: ObozoMustGo2012
How much traction would this or any gun control bill get to be passed?? Is there that much dem support? I would think that anyone who would vote yes would be out of a job come 2014.

I don't think a confiscatory bill would pass. I think a '94-style AWB would pass easily in the Senate and I don't think the reprisals would be nearly as damaging to the Democrats today as they were 18 years ago. Sad truth is, outside of the white male demographic, there isn't much love in America for "assault" rifles and high-cap magazines and demographic changes haven't exactly been in our favor.

It would be up to the House to stop this and I think the chances are much better there. This would require House Republicans to find some fortitude though.

This being said, the Democrats will take some losses in the Senate over this. Maybe not enough to lose their majority but they'll at least lose some seats. So Senate Dems need to ask themselves which ones among them will be the sacrificial lambs willing to throw away their careers so that Dianne Feinstein can have an assault weapons ban because it sure as hell won't be Feinstein herself with her ass on the chopping block.

61 posted on 12/24/2012 9:39:47 PM PST by Drew68
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To: Phosgood

Don’t know. Regardless, we’re not Australians.


62 posted on 12/24/2012 9:43:42 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Phosgood
How did this effort turn out in Australia?

650,000 guns destroyed.


63 posted on 12/24/2012 9:44:50 PM PST by Drew68
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To: Drew68

Sheep.


64 posted on 12/24/2012 9:46:41 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: neverdem

Come and take them, Senator.

Or shall we come to you?

65 posted on 12/24/2012 9:49:10 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("Democracy is indispensable to socialism. The goal of socialism is communism." --Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Captain Compassion

What difference does that make? Man up. The Revolution wasn’t won by folks who hid their guns.If the goobermint ever starts confiscating anything from private residences, do you think your 2A rights are all you have lost? It will have been PAST time to fight then.


66 posted on 12/24/2012 9:49:42 PM PST by Quickgun (I came here screaming and covered in someone else's blood. I can go out that way if I have to)
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To: neverdem

That Old Hag is crazy and dangerous to liberty.


67 posted on 12/24/2012 10:04:40 PM PST by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: absalom01

I have stated that exact same thing on another thread. Why lay around waiting for prostate cancer, or colon cancer? You won’t get adequate care under the communist health care system. Going to sleep in a warm pile of spent brass is so much better. And, the chance of winning and surviving is also good...


68 posted on 12/24/2012 10:05:30 PM PST by Quickgun (I came here screaming and covered in someone else's blood. I can go out that way if I have to)
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To: neverdem

I have given up any hope, finally, that Feinstein would still be a somewhat moderate liberal rather than an wacked out full fledged leftist.

If there is ever an example of a person who means well but who is too stupid and ideologically blind to reality, it is her. (Still didn’t stop her and her husband from being greedy re personal wealth).

As Heinrich Heine wrote centuries ago, “The road to to Hell is paved with good intentions”. Diane has been laying down an 8 lane highway for decades in the name of the “greater good.”

Getting repetitious since that was the same line Hitler, Mussolini, Lenin, Trotskyite, Stalin, Ho Chi Minh, Mao tse-tung and Pol Pot used for the imposition of their genocidal dictatorships and mass murdering programs.

As for Andrew Cuomo, I always thought that he, even more than that idiot of a father of his, was a subterranean fascist just waiting to rise above the political surface. Looks like he is going to prove me right.

The people of America have one last chance to wake up out of the poisoned slumber that Comrade Obama and his marxist minions have put us into, like Snow White’s, and say “NO”, “THIS SHALL NOT PASS”.

Creeping Fascism is a first cousin of Controlling Marxism, and both are on the move across America.

When will a Charles Martel arise to stop this?


69 posted on 12/24/2012 10:06:56 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: neverdem

I think she should turn in her gun first!!!

Fat chance!


70 posted on 12/24/2012 10:07:56 PM PST by dalereed
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To: neverdem
This is good news if you're twisted like I am.

It means someone told Feinswine she can't do a confiscation.

Now, the Obamacare decision (!) ruled that the Feds cannot compel someone to engage in commerce which should also cover a "mandatory buy-back" scheme.

Once the Solicitor General tells her that, I want video of her head exploding.

71 posted on 12/24/2012 10:09:06 PM PST by superloser
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To: montanajoe

#29 Crazies don’t sell their guns. They buy more or steal them. That is why they are crazy. Not collectors but potential killers. They are the ones who need registration, not legitimately owen guns.

Support MENTAL HEALTH YEAR, JAIL DEMOCRAT POLITICIANS!


72 posted on 12/24/2012 10:11:50 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
If there is ever an example of a person who means well but who is too stupid and ideologically blind to reality, it is her.

Dianne Feinstein is old. This will most likely be her last Senate term. Gun control has been her personal crusade since she's been in politics. She's looking for a legacy and wants her legacy as a Senator to have been banning assault rifles --whatever the cost to the rest of the Democrat agenda.

73 posted on 12/24/2012 10:17:46 PM PST by Drew68
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To: Phosgood

http://www.aic.gov.au/publications/current%20series/tandi/261-280/tandi269/view%20paper.html

I think we had more people die from shark attacks and snakebite than gunshot. The majority of gun deaths in Oz are suicide...all that great weather, lots of space, sports and low unemployment just gets on top of some people...

Prime Minister Howard seems to have over-reacted to a couple of mass-shooting incidents, but nobody really minded the buy-back, those who wish to can still buy guns with some restrictions and very sensible rules on how and where they should be kept. Sure reduced the suicide and hospital admission rates.

If I lived in the US, I would have a totally different attitude to gun ownership, that idiot Feinstein is comparing apples to oranges.


74 posted on 12/24/2012 10:18:15 PM PST by Fred Nerks (FAIR DINKUM!)
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To: neverdem

This isn’t Australia.


75 posted on 12/24/2012 10:22:11 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Drew68

#63: In the photo of the Australian gun buyback, I see junk, museum pieces, single shot shotguns, bolt action varmint shooters, and some multiple load shotguns. No handguns. No AK’s. NO SKS’s. No M16’s. No Bren guns.

Australia has a much more homogeneous population which makes it easier to control, like in Japan. Also, it doesn’t have the social problems we do re criminal/drug/ethnic gangs, lots of drug-added wackos, occult believers, and doomsday cults (Heavens Gate, Jonestown (Marxist), Branch Dravidians/Waco); White supremacists, black supremacists, Hispanic irredentists, and at one time the American Indian Movement -aided and abetted by Cuba and Moscow.

Oh, I forgot our latest import, Islamic jihadists and their domestic recruits.

We have some serious problems and until they are addressed and realistically resolved, personal ownership of a gun/weapon is going to be a fact of life. We have family and friends to protect, esp. our children.

Otherwise, under Cuomo/Feinstein, it will become a country of blackmarket weapons and shootouts. If that is what they want in order to seize control of American citizen rights, then they have destroyed the Constitution.

As POGO once said, “We have seen the enemy and it is us!”


76 posted on 12/24/2012 10:25:16 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Drew68

And most of those are just ordinary hunting rifles.


77 posted on 12/24/2012 10:28:16 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: neverdem
Now that the election is conveniently over, the Marxist/Dems get down to the business of working the full Hugo on our rapidly vanishing way of life.

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78 posted on 12/24/2012 10:29:46 PM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: neverdem

“Instead of $200 a gun, Uncle Sam might offer $500.”

Great! I’ve got my grandpa’s old Raven Arms .25 that I’ll happily sell to the government for $500. It’ll make a nice down payment on a Mossberg, or maybe that Sig I’ve had my eye on...


79 posted on 12/24/2012 10:32:13 PM PST by DemforBush (You might very well think that. I could not *possibly* comment.)
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To: chris37
THANK YOU CHRIS...you stated it best..I hope the old lady reads FR. To all freepers...MERRY CHRISTMA..GOD BLESS ♥
80 posted on 12/24/2012 10:34:40 PM PST by haircutter
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To: Captain Compassion

wise choice.


81 posted on 12/24/2012 10:37:56 PM PST by Morris70
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To: neverdem
Now wait just a minute here!

These MORONS in Washington DC say it's impossible to deport 12,000,000 ILLEGAL ALIENS, yet they're going to FORCE 50,000,000 gun owners to give up "banned weapons?"

Really? How's that gonna work, and why isn't someone else asking the question I just posed above!!!!!!!

82 posted on 12/24/2012 10:38:23 PM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper; smokingfrog
#63: In the photo of the Australian gun buyback, I see junk, museum pieces, single shot shotguns, bolt action varmint shooters, and some multiple load shotguns. No handguns. No AK’s. NO SKS’s. No M16’s. No Bren guns.

>And most of those are just ordinary hunting rifles.<

Yes, clearly many of the weapons in that 1997 photo were not banned under Australia's gun ban. Makes me wonder if a lot of folks used the buyback as a lucrative way to cash in on some of the junk guns they had rusting away in their closets?

83 posted on 12/24/2012 10:38:29 PM PST by Drew68
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To: DemforBush

Have you had your grandpa’s gun appraised??? it may have some value...


84 posted on 12/24/2012 10:38:38 PM PST by haircutter
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
...Australia has a much more homogeneous population which makes it easier to control, like in Japan. Also, it doesn’t have the social problems we do re criminal/drug/ethnic gangs, lots of drug-added wackos, occult believers, and doomsday cults (Heavens Gate, Jonestown (Marxist), Branch Dravidians/Waco); White supremacists, black supremacists, Hispanic irredentists, and at one time the American Indian Movement -aided and abetted by Cuba and Moscow.

I was thinking about all that, but didn't want to bring it up and hurt your feelings...

Oh, I forgot our latest import, Islamic jihadists and their domestic recruits.

We do have a few of those, but how lucky are we...they appear to be using them on each other in small-time drug wars and shooting at each other...and at the odd police-station windows.

85 posted on 12/24/2012 10:38:46 PM PST by Fred Nerks (FAIR DINKUM!)
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To: 1st Division guy
in the republik of illinois we have the foid card. lucky us.

I live in Illinois too. Have you tried purchasing a high capacity mag lately? SOLD OUT EVERYWHERE.

I'm visiting family in the U.P. and today went out and purchased what I was looking for back home at a lower price and bought all I wanted. Up here I can buy whatever I want, no FOID card needed. Take that, Illinois! You rat bastards can't seize what you don't KNOW about!

86 posted on 12/24/2012 10:40:49 PM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: neverdem

They will never get mine under any circumstance...


87 posted on 12/24/2012 10:44:06 PM PST by ColdSteelTalon (Light is fading to shadow, and casting its shroud over all we have known...)
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To: ColdSteelTalon

IED will be the weapon of choice if the government sends the police or military against its own citizens. Unfortunately IED have been proved effective against professional soldiers and if sand rats with no education can employ them successfully, then US citizens with the know how and the will would be able to do it in our backyards much more effectively. Feinstein better hope she doesn’t get what she’s asking for, for all our sakes.


88 posted on 12/24/2012 11:02:25 PM PST by XXXoholic
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To: neverdem
There won't be a murder weapon left in the country for use in a prosecution.
89 posted on 12/24/2012 11:06:34 PM PST by Carry_Okie (GunWalker: Arming "a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as well funded")
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To: Captain Compassion
This is why I never joined the NRA. I suspect that the government has the NRA membership list and will go after them first.

If they don't, I wouldn't be at all surprised if the NRA supplied the list voluntarily... with appropriate cover of course.

90 posted on 12/24/2012 11:07:51 PM PST by Carry_Okie (GunWalker: Arming "a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as well funded")
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To: Carry_Okie
I wouldn't be at all surprised if the NRA supplied the list voluntarily... with appropriate cover of course.

Yeah, we're all government informers and stooges. /eyes rolling!

91 posted on 12/24/2012 11:12:02 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (Carry a Gun, It's a Lighter Burden Than Regret)
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To: shove_it
the cost of it would double, at least, the national debt.

Sure, if the plan is to buy every privately-held firearm in the country for a little over $50,000 apiece.

92 posted on 12/24/2012 11:14:52 PM PST by ReignOfError
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To: ReignOfError

I do tend to exaggerate a bit sometimes, just for effect.


93 posted on 12/24/2012 11:20:13 PM PST by shove_it (the 0bama regime are the people Huxley, Orwell and Rand warned us about)
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To: Alaska Wolf
Yeah, we're all government informers and stooges. /eyes rolling!

LaPeirre's tacit recommendation for a TSA equivalent in public schools passes as such. Had he instead offered (1) free firearms training to all school teachers, (2) to set up a foundation for teachers to purchase firearms, and (3) advocated for local sheriffs to deputize the teachers, I'd have been all for it. Proposing a national program on the other hand plays into the hands of the enemies of freedom.

Apparently you don't care about the distinctions.

94 posted on 12/24/2012 11:26:17 PM PST by Carry_Okie (GunWalker: Arming "a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as well funded")
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Feinstein is an insane liberal and she nearly singlehandedly ruined the political climate in San Francisco. There is no reason to listen to her for anything at any time.


95 posted on 12/24/2012 11:26:57 PM PST by NoRedTape
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To: XXXoholic

Well I am not saying going that far. I am saying simply the word “no” when they order a surrender of firearms. I will simply refuse to turn mine in.


96 posted on 12/24/2012 11:39:07 PM PST by ColdSteelTalon (Light is fading to shadow, and casting its shroud over all we have known...)
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To: neverdem

The retards are already complaining about “where is the money going to come from” (funny how they never ask that question about anything else) when it comes to the NRA’s proposal to have armed guards in schools, and now they propose this costly hair-brained idea? LOL

Seriously, how much would they have to pay you to bring in a ‘black rifle’? I think my price would likely be around $10-$15k, and even then I would likely bring in one or so(most used), and keep the others.


97 posted on 12/24/2012 11:46:40 PM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: Carry_Okie
Proposing a national program

Tell me all about this proposed "national program" to which you are referring.

98 posted on 12/24/2012 11:54:25 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (Carry a Gun, It's a Lighter Burden Than Regret)
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To: ColdSteelTalon

I would hope the day never comes too and I doubt our troops would follow orders to attack citizens but American Citizen must use any means necessary to protect our freedoms if that fateful day ever arises which again I pray it never does.


99 posted on 12/24/2012 11:56:39 PM PST by XXXoholic
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Agreed.


100 posted on 12/25/2012 12:04:28 AM PST by TheDon (Criminalizing self defense contributed to the Sandy Hook massacre.)
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