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Reid bill would require background checks to purchase explosive powders
The Hill ^ | April 24, 2013

Posted on 04/25/2013 5:45:42 AM PDT by opentalk

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To: Truth29
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51 posted on 04/25/2013 6:19:52 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: servo1969
Background checks for reloaders

Back door Gun Control

52 posted on 04/25/2013 6:22:45 AM PDT by TYVets
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To: opentalk

Pretty soon we will have to pass a background check to buy gasoline.


53 posted on 04/25/2013 6:23:59 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: bigtoona

“How about this, lets deport all the Muslims that ate not citizens instead. Remove the problem!”

Clearly we need to deport those that are as well...


54 posted on 04/25/2013 6:24:49 AM PDT by babygene ( .)
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To: opentalk

Harry, Let us address the fact that the Russians alerted our FBI and CIA to the motivations of the lead bomber first before we start limiting the freedoms of normal citizens. Your precious government failed to protect us due to a hypersensitivity to political correctness and people were maimed and killed as a result. Deal with the root of the problem before we engage in displacement behavior.


55 posted on 04/25/2013 6:25:21 AM PDT by dmcnash (Back off! I'm a Scientist.)
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To: RummyChick

Not at Williams and Sonima anyway.


56 posted on 04/25/2013 6:25:23 AM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag ( EVERY DIME Obama Spends is given to him by the Republicans in the House.)
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To: Truth29

“Sigh; pretty soon there will be a background check to eliminate anyone with an IQ higher than room temperature and who might object to the liberals’ utopia.”

The first group to be purged in every communist/fascist takeover were always the “thinkers”. The soil must be sterile for the new utopia to grow...


57 posted on 04/25/2013 6:27:09 AM PDT by varyouga
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To: rstrahan

With these asshats? Simple answer: “If it saves one child, then yes they would be required to do the checks.” Of course components can still be bought and mixed. Or do they think they can expand the checks to every possible component?


58 posted on 04/25/2013 6:27:10 AM PDT by rktman (BACKGROUND CHECKS? YOU FIRST MR. PRESIDENT!(not that we'd get the truth!))
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To: rstrahan
They bought fireworks. Does he really expect every roadside fireworks stand to run background checks?

Details, details, details - Our gov't (and I now paint both parties with the same dung encrusted brush) doesn't worry about details. The objective is to seize every opportunity to criminalize behavior and make every citizen beholden to the state - period.

59 posted on 04/25/2013 6:27:54 AM PDT by RobertClark (My shrink just killed himself - he blamed me in his note!)
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To: opentalk

These morons DID NOT USE reloaders gunpowder, they used FIRERWORKS.

Just another Democrat assault on legal gun owners. And if you oppose it. YOU MUSS BE A RASSISS!, or a homophobe, or sumpin’. Just ask anybody in the mainstream media about this.


60 posted on 04/25/2013 6:27:58 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: Venturer

Oxygen can be pretty dangerous too. Maybe the LIB morons can limit that somehow when they also do their CO2 taxes. Could LIBs be any more ignorant and worthless?


61 posted on 04/25/2013 6:28:03 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: txrefugee

“Guess you’ll have to have a license to buy Roman candles and firecrackers this Independence Day, or perhaps there will be no more “independence” to celebrate anyway.”


Already the case in NY. Firecrackers are illegal for the average slave, aka NY Citizen.


62 posted on 04/25/2013 6:28:39 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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To: opentalk
Thanks for posting the blog entry opentalk. Tried to move it myself, but it came out too small.
63 posted on 04/25/2013 6:28:46 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: rstrahan

Get ready for the assault on the 4th of July.

The patriotic nature of it makes leftists uneasy...and the fireworks are racist or dangerous or something.


64 posted on 04/25/2013 6:29:52 AM PDT by lacrew (Mr. Soetoro, we regret to inform you that your race card is over the credit limit.)
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To: riverrunner
Is he familiar with the notion of a dust explosion?

Self-important Stasi DHS official: You're going to need a background check to buy that.

Me: But it's just some flour, I'm going to bake Christmas cookies!?

Self-important Stasi DHS official {into radio mic}: Code red! Code red! Aisle 3 - we have a suspected right-wing Christian here. Code red! Code red!...

65 posted on 04/25/2013 6:30:03 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: opentalk

Wow, gonna have to have a background check to buy:

Sugar
Flour
Aluminum Oxide (common grit for sand paper)
flares
etc


66 posted on 04/25/2013 6:31:07 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: opentalk

HEY NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION, HOW’S THAT ‘B’ RATING YOU GAVE REID WORKING OUT FOR YA?


67 posted on 04/25/2013 6:31:33 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: riverrunner

Anything they want. Baby powder will explode when ejected in a fine suspension.


68 posted on 04/25/2013 6:32:06 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: opentalk
Reid introduced the bill, S. 792, for Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.), who has been out sick for much of the year. But in a press statement, Lautenberg said the Boston bombing shows that background checks are needed for explosive materials.

The day Lautenberg dies, I will celebrate.

69 posted on 04/25/2013 6:32:26 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: thackney

How about background checks for gas? Some of the most powerful explosives are FAEs - fuel/air explosives. The only real trick is figuring out a rapid dispersal scheme...


70 posted on 04/25/2013 6:32:57 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: opentalk
Utter nonsense. Either of the Boston bombers would have passed a background check and if not, they would find some who did and get them to buy whatever they needed. Just like none of the gun control laws proposed and/or being passed (at the state level) would have done anything to prevent the recent mass shootings.

The statists want background checks so they can monitor and record law-abiding citizens. Simple as that. Anything else as a stated purposed is a lie to fool the low-info sheeples.

71 posted on 04/25/2013 6:33:12 AM PDT by barefoot_hiker
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To: ltc8k6

And it already comes with the “bb’s” needed for shrapnel


72 posted on 04/25/2013 6:33:40 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: FatherofFive

Bullets don’t. Cartridges do.


73 posted on 04/25/2013 6:33:57 AM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: Venturer

“Pretty soon we will have to pass a background check to buy gasoline.”

Here’s an idea. How about deep background checks for anyone coming into this country?


74 posted on 04/25/2013 6:34:24 AM PDT by varyouga
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To: cripplecreek

When I was a kid we used to pack matchheads into a BB gun CO2 container light a fuse and get the he!! away.

Amazing how big the explosion was.


75 posted on 04/25/2013 6:35:07 AM PDT by traderrob6
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To: opentalk

First ban what is the most dangerous to the citizens. Ban Islam!

It is not a religion but a death cult designed to destroy civilization and have us all live like the camel impregnating scum in the middle east.

Mo-Ham-Mud was lower than the crud on the soles of our shoes and is the product of a tramp mother bedding down with a pig.

This reminds me of a tramp mother bedding down with a Kenyan communist and raising the spawn of that devil coupling with as many communists as she could sleep with.


76 posted on 04/25/2013 6:35:14 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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To: riverrunner

Can’t matches be used to make bombs?


77 posted on 04/25/2013 6:36:13 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: tcrlaf
Just another Democrat assault on legal gun owners.

"Never waste a good crises" (real, imaginary, or manufactured).

78 posted on 04/25/2013 6:36:40 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: varyouga

Here’s an idea. How about deep background checks for anyone coming into this country?

Or for anyone running for President.


79 posted on 04/25/2013 6:36:52 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: concerned about politics
My re-post of it is cut off also....very creepy, especially that we are now learning powers-that-be had information ahead to prevent this...and now ---just as scripted--- Reid introduces bill, S. 792
80 posted on 04/25/2013 6:38:16 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: cripplecreek
Or acetone, gasoline, alcohol, matches, spray paint, hairspray......

or the explosive powder in 12GA shells, .22LR, .223, etc

81 posted on 04/25/2013 6:39:47 AM PDT by USCG SimTech (Honored to serve since '71)
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To: opentalk
Here's an idea Reid, you pathetic nazi @hole .. how about you congressional jerkoffs decide which side gets which color and we just get to it.



82 posted on 04/25/2013 6:40:07 AM PDT by tomkat ( nationalis caterva fornicari in processus)
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To: Wurlitzer
First ban what is the most dangerous to the citizens. Ban Islam!

According to the 137 day theory, expect something big, and event, around the 30th? 4/30/2013.

83 posted on 04/25/2013 6:40:08 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: opentalk
Under current law, people can buy up to 50 pounds of explosive "black powder" with no background check, and can buy unlimited amounts of other explosive powders, such as "black powder substitute" and "smokeless powder."

Lautenberg's bill would require a background check for the purchase of any of these powders.

Lousenberg's real agenda here is to eliminate the practice of reloading ammunition. In many Turd World socialist hellholes, the sort of places that 0bama and his cronies wish to emulate, reloading is a capital offense.

84 posted on 04/25/2013 6:40:36 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: opentalk

They must have had this bill ready before hand.


85 posted on 04/25/2013 6:41:01 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: concerned about politics

BMFL


86 posted on 04/25/2013 6:42:02 AM PDT by NELSON111
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To: Flint

With the right air to flour mix, it is more explosive than most things.

I have seen grain bins blow up because of it


87 posted on 04/25/2013 6:42:37 AM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: Truth29
Sigh; pretty soon there will be a background check to eliminate anyone with an IQ higher than room temperature and who might object to the liberals’ utopia.

Kurt Vonnegut was a bit ahead of you ...

88 posted on 04/25/2013 6:42:52 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Lazamataz

He has been out sick and may still be..Reid strategy to protect the rest of his pack from taking public backlash


89 posted on 04/25/2013 6:43:25 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: redgolum
They must have had this bill ready before hand.

Urbansurvival...
Please omit everything to this point if you publish this - just some background for you. Edit the rest as you see fit & keep me out of it ... my heartfelt thanks in advance.
My co-worker's brother was across the street from bomb #2, waiting for his girlfriend who was in the race. It was close to the time she was expected to appear, so he was one of those shooting video with his cell phone prior to the explosion.
Luckily neither he nor his girlfriend were close enough to be injured. Sometimes running slower has it's advantages.
Anyway, DHS came to brothers' house later (Thursday, I think), moved the video from his cell phone to his computer, questioned him a bit, then took their copy & left after several hours.
Brother swears they did not erase the file from his computer, though they 'had to' remove it from his cell phone to put it on his computer (wait - did I just step in something?).
The video, from co-workers' account, didn't show the person who dropped the backpack, but it did show the backpack at some point before the explosion.
So, he goes to view the video on his computer the next day - no file.
No file anywhere. Gone, gone gone.
Did they put in a Trojan Horse or some other back door? Pardon my rather stylish tinfoil hat cocked at an amusing, if somewhat rakish angle (RSTFHCAAAISRA), but I'm pretty sure the DHS made sure of that.
If I was him, I'd be nuking the HDD with a minimum of a 3-pass DOD-level wipe and re-installing everything & restoring from backups - not to mention getting a new cell phone & number.
Lesson learned: If you have a file of potential value like that, get it on a thumb drive/CD/DVD or three & mail them to several trustworthy folks and yourself (& maybe get it on YouTube if you feel adventurous) before you let anybody official know you have it.
Then just give them the damned phone at their office & walk away. Best regards... [name withheld on request]

90 posted on 04/25/2013 6:46:00 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: ArrogantBustard
Lousenberg's real agenda here is to eliminate the practice of reloading ammunition. In many Turd World socialist hellholes, the sort of places that 0bama and his cronies wish to emulate, reloading is a capital offense.

I remember reading some Finn Aagard article and it was mentioned that this was the case in KENYA. Hmmmm.

91 posted on 04/25/2013 6:47:33 AM PDT by Disambiguator
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To: opentalk

For the record, smokeless powder is not technically an explosive. It’s considered a propellant. Black powder, on the other hand, is an explosive.


92 posted on 04/25/2013 6:48:48 AM PDT by Disambiguator
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To: opentalk

A bag of explosive Gold Medal Flour.Flour is highly explosive.

Before you make that bread you better have a permit to purchase that flour.


93 posted on 04/25/2013 6:49:07 AM PDT by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: opentalk

Unbuffered aspirin in large amounts and a microwave plus a procedure or two in between will create a very unstable high explosive, similar if not stronger than nitroglycerin.


94 posted on 04/25/2013 6:49:50 AM PDT by Spartan302
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To: markomalley

So I’m going to have to have an ATF permit to buy coffee mate?


Flour is also flammable, so is powdered sugar. Does any body think before they right “flammable powder;” we know they mean gun powder?


95 posted on 04/25/2013 6:50:15 AM PDT by Idaho_Cowboy (Ride for the Brand. Joshua 24:15)
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To: txrefugee

Don’t forget the sparklers.

Make a nice little bomb out of a handful of sparklers and some tape.


96 posted on 04/25/2013 6:54:15 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: PghBaldy

Yup. this is just 500 matchheads in a cardboard tube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xv-ABeicW_A

Put 50,000 or so in a sturdy pressure vessel and its a bomb.


97 posted on 04/25/2013 6:54:31 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Spartan302
All Moslems in America should have a background check.

I agree. And I do so because Islam is a totalitarian ideology with a political imperative that is violent, coercive, and supremacist. It should not be recognized as a religion until it reforms itself.

98 posted on 04/25/2013 6:56:34 AM PDT by ecomcon
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To: BubbaBobTX
How about a background check for everyone who buy fertilizer? Or Propane bottles for the BBQ?????

How about a background check for anyone from a Muslim country who applies for an F-1 student visa?

99 posted on 04/25/2013 6:58:07 AM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: servo1969
“Lautenberg’s Bill would”

He's still alive?, or just merely brain dead?

100 posted on 04/25/2013 7:00:52 AM PDT by DAC21
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