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To: Red Steel
Despite all the “sky is falling” rhetoric from dozens of breathless stories about how Obama is somehow going to ram gun control through the House and Senate by the end of the month. The fact is it is doubtful that they could even come up with 50 votes in the Senate, not to mention the House. Yesterday Democrat Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota came out and said she would not support any new gun control. Then there is West Virginia senator Joe Manchin who made some remarks saying he would “look at” new gun control, got hammered in the WV media and spent the next week saying he never said his original remark and does not support gun control. Then their are the seven “red state” democrat's up for reelection in 2014 who would be committing political suicide to sign onto gun control. The only Republican still in the Senate who supported the renewal of the AWB is Susan Collins, even traditional moderates like Lindsey Graham have already said they oppose a new AWB.
16 posted on 01/06/2013 12:55:48 PM PST by apillar
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To: apillar
I agree. The only reason they're jamming gun news in the headlines is to keep the leftist base excited.

The Obama MSM is trying to keep the economic headlines at bay for as long as possible...until after the inauguation at least.

17 posted on 01/06/2013 1:08:15 PM PST by what's up
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To: apillar
You're very likely right, but I like the reaction of gun owners and the electorate to ensure the politico class get a reinforced message.

Lindsey Graham have already said they oppose a new AWB.

Correct. Graham told David "30 rd mag" Gregory on Meet the DePressed he is an owner of an AR-15, and moreover, informed him that switching out magazines only takes a second.

19 posted on 01/06/2013 1:11:15 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: apillar

That’s all correct, but I imagine that the wonder boy would simply sign an EO declaring guns illegal.


21 posted on 01/06/2013 1:37:31 PM PST by dinodino
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