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DeGette spokeswoman doubles down on congresswoman’s ignorance
Examiner ^ | 4/3/13 | David Codrea

Posted on 04/03/2013 6:19:47 PM PDT by Nachum

Democratic Rep. Diana DeGette, a lead sponsor of the federal ban on personal defense-capacity magazines showed a Denver Post forum she doesn’t have a clue as to what it is she wants to ban, and the “clarifying” statement made by her spokeswoman served to confirm the ignorance of both women.

“I will tell you these are ammunition, they’re bullets, so the people who have those now they’re going to shoot them, so if you ban them in the future, the number of these high capacity magazines is going to decrease dramatically over time because the bullets will have been shot and there won’t be any more available,” DeGette claimed when asked how a ban would help reduce violence committed with firearms.

“Oh no my car is out of gas! I better buy a new gas tank!” commentator “ParkerGuy” posted under the article, wittily illustrating the level of what should be criminal ignorance under

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KEYWORDS: banglist; congresswomans; degette; degetten; dianadegette; guncontrol; ignorance; secondamendment; spokeswomann
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Ya know, if ya put a bullit in da furnace... it'll 'splode...
1 posted on 04/03/2013 6:19:47 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


2 posted on 04/03/2013 6:20:17 PM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

But here if you put a bullit in the braincase it just rattles like a rock in a tin can.


3 posted on 04/03/2013 6:23:57 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: Nachum
This inexcusable incomprehension of the basics illustrates not just arrogant incompetence, and what, in any other profession would be actionable malpractice, but also bigotry, which, rooted in ignorance, manifests itself in fear and hatred.
Codrea said it as well as I could have done.
4 posted on 04/03/2013 6:24:40 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: Nachum

I didn’t put the bullet in the furnace and stop talking about my mama.


5 posted on 04/03/2013 6:26:29 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: Nachum

It is nice to see them line up all of the campaign material to be used against them.


6 posted on 04/03/2013 6:26:41 PM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: Nachum

you know once your car runs out of gas, you have to go and buy another car.

these are the people telling us we’re better off without guns. they don’t even know how they work.


7 posted on 04/03/2013 6:28:20 PM PDT 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: Nachum

Talk about a “Rocky Mountain High”.

What are these Democratic mental cases smokin?


8 posted on 04/03/2013 6:29:08 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Well, she does represent Boulder, which is the Squish-Head Capital of the Rocky Mountain West.


9 posted on 04/03/2013 6:32:50 PM PDT by La Lydia
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To: Nachum
“The Congresswoman has been working on a high-capacity assault magazine ban for years, and has been deeply involved in the issue,” Juliet Johnson said. “She simply misspoke in referring to ‘magazines’ when she should have referred to ‘clips,’ which cannot be reused because they don’t have a feeding mechanism.

Sorry, but clips can be reused. I used to it all the time, but these days I am not shooting much 5.56.

For the uninitiated, stripper clips are used to load magazine. Clips used to be inexpensive, available and disposable. That is no longer the case, so a little effort and pliers are used to extend their lives.

10 posted on 04/03/2013 6:33:37 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: Nachum

“tink tink, tink tink ...


11 posted on 04/03/2013 6:34:21 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Nachum

12 posted on 04/03/2013 6:34:56 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Nachum

Pretty stupid. I hope Colorado is proud.


13 posted on 04/03/2013 6:36:40 PM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Nachum
she wanted to ban “shoulder thing that goes up”

My head hurts....

14 posted on 04/03/2013 6:36:42 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Promotional Fee Paid for by "Ouchies" The Sharp, Prickly Toy You Bathe With!)
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To: SkyDancer

“tink tink, tink tink ...”

Ha, you got that :)


15 posted on 04/03/2013 6:42:09 PM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Yep, my dad has like five or six cd’s of Cosby’s performances. Laff’d like I’d never stop.


16 posted on 04/03/2013 6:43:30 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: Nachum

I would be curious to see the average IQ of Congress. I suspect it is somewhat south of 70, the point of legal retardation.


17 posted on 04/03/2013 6:43:41 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: La Lydia

No! She represents Denver. The homo Polis represents Boulder


18 posted on 04/03/2013 6:44:42 PM PDT by willibeaux (de ole Korean War vet age 83)
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To: Nachum

There is no way the idiot can talk her way out, she still doesn’t really understand her error.


19 posted on 04/03/2013 6:44:43 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (nce)
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear

she wanted to ban “shoulder thing that goes up”

Yep! Her head should be the first on the list!


20 posted on 04/03/2013 6:45:29 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Nachum

If you shoved this woman’s brain up a gnat’s ass, it would rattle around like a BB in a boxcar.


21 posted on 04/03/2013 6:46:28 PM PDT by nonliberal (Graduate: Curtis E. LeMay School of International Relations)
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To: Nachum
DeGette and her spokeswoman are 'Dr. Who stupid!' They have traveled in their
RETARDIS to realms of stupid beyond the known universe.
22 posted on 04/03/2013 6:51:13 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: Nachum

“I didn’t do I so stop talkin’ about my mother”


23 posted on 04/03/2013 7:00:20 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: Nachum
"“I will tell you these are ammunition, they’re bullets, so the people who have those now they’re going to shoot them, so if you ban them in the future, the number of these high capacity magazines is going to decrease dramatically over time because the bullets will have been shot and there won’t be any more available,” DeGette claimed when asked how a ban would help reduce violence committed with firearms. "

If by "dramatically" she means "over eons"....true, eventually the springs will rust. But I think if people will actually vote for someone like her, we've crossed the Rubicon and we've now transformed the US into an idiocracy.

24 posted on 04/03/2013 7:02:24 PM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: Nachum
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25 posted on 04/03/2013 7:03:48 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: nonliberal

Having so little brain in so much empty head, it’s pretty sure nobody could kill her by shooting her in the head. The bullet would just fly through empty space, missing her mini-pea and doing no damage.


26 posted on 04/03/2013 7:04:02 PM PDT by libstripper
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To: willibeaux

Sorry, I thought Boulder was in the 1st district. Forgot about Homo. Haven’t lived in Colorado for year. Degette really is a dim bulb.


27 posted on 04/03/2013 7:04:07 PM PDT by La Lydia
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To: Nachum

In other bad news, Time magazine will soon have a capacity of less than 10 pages so they will not be outlawed by the high capacity ban.
Oh, don’t complain, it made as much sense as that politicians statement.


28 posted on 04/03/2013 7:05:01 PM PDT by stormryter (How much is enough.)
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To: muir_redwoods
“I didn’t do I so stop talkin’ about my mother”

:)

29 posted on 04/03/2013 7:05:39 PM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
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30 posted on 04/03/2013 7:07:57 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: libstripper

The sad thing is that she isn’t even the dumbest member of Congress.


31 posted on 04/03/2013 7:08:31 PM PDT by nonliberal (Graduate: Curtis E. LeMay School of International Relations)
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To: La Lydia
Look at this exchange with one of her constituents....what a moron!!!! http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2013/04/outrageous-dem-rep-degette-mocks-denver-senior-says-youd-probably-be-dead-anyway-if-confronted-by-armed-criminals-video/
32 posted on 04/03/2013 7:08:37 PM PDT by averagemo
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To: La Lydia

She replaced the famous patsy Schroeder. One vapid idiot replacing another......


33 posted on 04/03/2013 7:10:29 PM PDT by Mom MD (A million people attended Obamas inauguration. 14 of them actually missed work)
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To: Nachum; gonzo; flat; unkus; vette6387; Doogle; Foolsgold; IrishMike; mazda77; Forty-Niner; ...

Please God, save this nation from insane Liberals!


34 posted on 04/03/2013 7:11:09 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: G Larry

It is nice to see them line up all of the campaign material to be used against them.


Wouldn’t it be great if there were an opposition party to challenge them?


35 posted on 04/03/2013 7:16:42 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: ConservativeInPA
LOL!
You are young.

Before the definitions “changed”, clips were what is now called magazines.
ie-I often taped together two 15 round banana clips for my .22 long while plinking.
It was annoying to have to individually load each round.

Then a fast way of loading 15 rounds into the clip was made, and for some idiotic reason, some marketing moron deemed that a "clip".
So my “clip” was no longer called a clip, it is now deemed a magazine.
If I hand load a 15 or 30 round magazine, it is not a clip.
Because clips are a string of connected rounds, that go into magazines.
No matter, they most always jammed, if over ten rounds are loaded, no matter what you call them.
Unless you have a really expensive gun.

I prefer a snub nosed revolver, hot loaded with plastique tipped rounds.

It's never once jammed. I've heard there are clips for them now....

36 posted on 04/03/2013 7:25:26 PM PDT by sarasmom (The obvious takes longer to discover for the obtuse.)
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To: Nachum
Assemblywoman Patricia Eddington claiming she wanted to ban .50 caliber rifles because they shoot an "incendiary...heat seeking device [and] you don’t shoot deer with a bullet that size. If you do, you could cook it at the same time.”

Ya gotta love it.

37 posted on 04/03/2013 7:34:36 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: Nachum

Stupid should be punishable by bad things. And not in a random, Darwin kind of way.


38 posted on 04/03/2013 7:40:42 PM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: Nachum

You gotta give DeGette some credit—she clearly has figured out that “ammunition” refers to “bullets”, and those are the thingys that you shoot.


39 posted on 04/03/2013 7:51:29 PM PDT by Avid Coug
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To: sarasmom
Nothing personal, but I am not young and you have no idea what you are talking about. Rifles, shotguns and pistols have magazines. Some detachable, some not. Magazines for AR-15s, what the article refers, are detachable. You can hand load the magazines or you can use stripper clips. 5.56mm ammo is typically stored in ammo cans (in quantity). It can be stored as loose rounds or alternatively in bandoliers which contain clips of 10 rounds of 5.56 ammo. The old style bandoliers had 7 pockets that held two clips each. The new style bandoliers have four pockets holding three clips each. The pocket size aligns to magazine capacity. At one time, M16 and AR-15 magazine standard capacity was 20, hence two clips. Today, standard capacity is 30 rounds, hence three clips per pocket.

Other weapons, such as the M1 use clips as well. Whether a M1, M16, AR-15 or M4, clips are used to load magazines. I am not aware of clips being used to load pistol or shotgun magazines. Yes, shotguns have magazines. That tube "thingy" at the front of semi-auto and pump shotguns is a magazine. It is also true that lever action rifles have magazines - another tube "thingy". There is no such thing as an attached or detachable clip.

I am not trying to come off rude. My original post was making fun of a liberal that didn't know jack about the thing they were trying to ban. Then the liberal comes back and proves she had no idea about what she was trying to ban.

Personally, I don't get hung up in everyday speech about clips and mags, but when it comes to a liberal trying to take way my rights or someone calling me young, I get a little technical. For what it is worth, my birthday is tomorrow, so I am a little sensitive about the age thing.

40 posted on 04/03/2013 8:04:51 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear; Nachum

Reminds me of Mark Twain’s saying about better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than open it and remove all doubt.


41 posted on 04/03/2013 8:26:41 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: sarasmom

“plastique tipped rounds”

Semtex? C4? I’ll bet they do the job.


42 posted on 04/03/2013 8:29:03 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

I am with you.


43 posted on 04/03/2013 8:57:24 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: bigheadfred

With DeGette it’s more like the old song:

“put your brain on the edge of a razor blade,
it’ll look like a BB rolling down a 4 lane highway”

No. We’re not proud of this twit (well, Denver is but not the rest of us).

FRegards,
PrairieDawg


44 posted on 04/03/2013 9:46:54 PM PDT by PrairieDawg
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To: ConservativeInPA

Are there even guns in circulation where clips of greater than 10 rounds are actually used?


45 posted on 04/03/2013 9:52:14 PM PDT by Sloth (Rather than a lesser Evil, I voted for Goode.)
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To: Nachum

Her Facebook page has gone ballistic on her, LOL


46 posted on 04/03/2013 10:04:43 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (nce)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
Her Facebook page has gone ballistic on her, LOL

Love it. :)

47 posted on 04/03/2013 10:08:11 PM PDT by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: ConservativeInPA
Whether a M1, M16, AR-15 or M4, clips are used to load magazines...There is no such thing as an attached or detachable clip.

Excuse me but...you must mean the M14 or M1A, not the M1. My M1 Garand is loaded with, and fires from, an internally installed 8 round enbloc clip which is then automatically ejected when the last round is fired. Ready then for the next loaded 8 round clip to be inserted into the rifle.

48 posted on 04/03/2013 11:30:02 PM PDT by TexasRedeye (Eschew Obfuscation)
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To: PrairieDawg

Every state has some of her kind.


49 posted on 04/04/2013 11:17:32 AM PDT by bigheadfred
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To: ConservativeInPA
Happy Birthday!

No offense taken.
I was talking about common terms used by average gun owners, and how they have changed over time.
Sorry if I offended you about your age, by calling you young.(LOL)

“We” called the detachable piece loaded with ammo a clip, whether it was for a 22 short, 22 long, AR-15 etc.
My survey of civilian 45-55 year olds in my office all agreed clips and magazines are the same thing.
The under 30 one, was quite specific about what was a clip, and what was a magazine, but since he doesn't have any reloading gear, we just nodded and smiled at him, and he just nodded and smiled back at us, because he reloads his magazine with store bought clips.
Whether I call my two duct taped bananna clips, clips or magazines, is not important.
If I don't have loaded rounds in “it”, it's just a useless part.
You and I both know guns are merely tools.
I think we also agree that the female elected idiot from Colorado needs to recuse herself from the issue. She and VP Biden need to sit down, STFU, and try to pretend they are not useless additions to the natiional debt.

50 posted on 04/04/2013 5:30:29 PM PDT by sarasmom (The obvious takes longer to discover for the obtuse.)
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