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Joe Manchin: We are “absolutely” going to try for another gun-control vote
Hotair ^ | 04/28/2013 | Erika Johnsen

Posted on 04/28/2013 4:35:56 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

The Senate's proposed gun-control bill crashed and burned earlier this month, and Majority Leader Harry Reid signaled that he was going to put the issue on the political shelf where it would presumably start to gather dust — but that might not be the case after all. Senator Manchin and Toomey revealed last week that they're going to keep looking for ways to strengthen Senate support for the measures, and Machin confirmed that he's optimistc that he can fix their mistakes from the last go-around and introduce a background check-centric, cleaner version of the bill:

CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO

Another senator this week also suggested that perhaps Harry Reid’s shelving of gun-control legislation isn’t so indefinite after all, via The Hill:

Although legislation central to President Obama’s effort to reduce gun violence was blocked this month in the upper chamber, Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) said this week that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has told House gun control advocates that the legislation will resurface before 2014.

“Reid had already told us [last week] that they were definitely going to bring it back up again,” McCarthy said Friday. “We don’t know when that time will be, but he said before the end of the year.” …

“We do know that a number of senators have been reaching out to our workforce group, and they were going ahead, they’re going to tweak it, they’re going to see, you know, if they can work with some of the other members who voted ‘no,’” McCarthy said.

I would think that, if they’re really going to try this again, they’d definitely want to do it sooner than later so that they have ample time to cleanse voters’ palates before the midterms next November — but convincing the four Democratic senators who voted against the measure as well as finding one more Republican to go along with it still seems like a long shot.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; US: West Virginia
KEYWORDS: 113th; 65grendel; awb; banglist; bho44; bhobanglist; donttreadonme; guncontrol; joemanchin; livefreeordie; palin4pres; sarahrocks; secondamendment; takeamericaback; tanstaafl; treeofliberty

1 posted on 04/28/2013 4:35:56 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Arrest and try the whole gang for treason NOW !!!


2 posted on 04/28/2013 4:38:16 PM PDT by Spitzensparkin1 (Arrest and deport all illegal aliens. Americans demand those jobs back! Hoorah, Arizona!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Manchin isn’t even trying to hide it now. Color me surprised (not).


3 posted on 04/28/2013 4:38:59 PM PDT by NewJerseyJoe (Rat mantra: "Facts are meaningless! You can use facts to prove anything that's even remotely true!")
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To: SeekAndFind


4 posted on 04/28/2013 4:39:40 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: SeekAndFind

I do believe that he knows he is going to be finished after this term as Senator.


5 posted on 04/28/2013 4:40:07 PM PDT by The Working Man
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To: SeekAndFind

liberals always think te reason their crap legislation fails is because they weren’t clear enough. never because what they are advocating is just wrong, and more people are against them, than for them.

when our stuff succeeds we’re told we can’t do it because of tyranny of the majority, and it gets tossed into court by half a dozen libtard legal groups.


6 posted on 04/28/2013 4:42:09 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: SeekAndFind
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7 posted on 04/28/2013 4:42:33 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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8 posted on 04/28/2013 4:43:00 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: SeekAndFind

before the end of the year...

see it takes time to arrange more false flag events...


9 posted on 04/28/2013 4:43:07 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: The Working Man

The NRA needs to give him a grade of “F” NOW!!!!


10 posted on 04/28/2013 4:43:38 PM PDT by meatloaf (Support Senate S 1863 & House Bill 1380 to eliminate oil slavery.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Mr Hypocrite Manchin.


11 posted on 04/28/2013 4:48:25 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: The Working Man

No, he will break out his rifle again to show how pro-gun he is and the voters will fall for it.


12 posted on 04/28/2013 4:49:28 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: SeekAndFind

What a POS. At least Toomey is no longer looking to do this (at least from his public comments).


13 posted on 04/28/2013 4:50:28 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: SeekAndFind
They are going to see if any of the NO votes could be bribed.

Or “The next Newtown is inevitable if we don’t act.... This is just our reality,” Everitt said. “Those things can help inform debate and galvanize people to act.”

(Ref: "Round Two for Gun Control May Take a ‘Next Newtown’")

Pro Gun control crowd breathlessly waiting for the next one, even though they admit it won't prevent Newtown or another Newtown (too lazy right now to list all the lawmakers who said this).

14 posted on 04/28/2013 4:53:08 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: fortheDeclaration
No, he will break out his rifle again to show how pro-gun he is and the voters will fall for it.

Why not? The NRA is stupid enough to fall for Harry Reid's pro-gun schtick. 

In fact, if Manchin votes for a little taxpayer pork (like Harry), perhaps a government-funded gun range, I fully expect the NRA to give him an "A" rating in exchange for his donation of other people's money.

15 posted on 04/28/2013 4:55:34 PM PDT by peyton randolph (FUBO and his wookie beard)
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To: Red in Blue PA

I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter: So help me God.

EACH US SENATOR TAKES THE ABOVE OATH OF OFFICE. Any U.S. Senator who fails to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States, MUST be held accountable — be should be impeached and subsequently removed from serving in Office.

We need to use this argument in any and all cases where anti-2nd Amendment legislation is introduced.


16 posted on 04/28/2013 5:00:25 PM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: SeekAndFind

He must be getting a whole lot of money to do this.


17 posted on 04/28/2013 5:06:21 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Have at it losers.

This is a loser for you and 2014 prospects bring your career dissipation light to an ever faster blinking, signaling your job search prospects are high...


18 posted on 04/28/2013 5:06:56 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Chode

This is no surprise, and we need to remember: They Will Not Stop.

Liberals are nothing, if not relentless. When I saw the famous video clip of Bob Hope calling Democrats “zombies” it was funny, but there is a lot of truth in it that I didn’t recognize at the time. Liberalism is undead, it is self-animating, and it keeps coming.

I often compare conservatism to the Dutch boy sticking his fingers in the dike to keep the dike from crumbling until help arrives. Liberalism is the relentless and solid wall of pressure trying to get through.

Liberalism is like a one-way ratchet, once you give up territory, you never get it back (or very rarely). Liberals can sleep, go to the movies, do whatever it is that liberals do, and then come back and begin attacking again.

Conservatives must man the ramparts, we must always have our finger in the dike. If we relax, we give up territory we never get back. We always have to be on.

That is why this is no surprise, they will try it again, and again, and again.


19 posted on 04/28/2013 5:08:51 PM PDT by rlmorel ("We'll drink to good health for them that have it coming." Boss Spearman in Open Range)
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To: rlmorel
100%... when good and evil compromise, evil ALWAYS wins!
20 posted on 04/28/2013 5:20:08 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: peyton randolph

At least one of the high profile NRA board members who support gun control have resigned. The horse pee beer guy. Adolph Busch


21 posted on 04/28/2013 5:22:54 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do ithat when I have a fire.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Go ahead, Joe, you blockhead—make my day. If you think mountaineers won’t remember this then you’re even dumber than I thought.


22 posted on 04/28/2013 5:34:34 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Why can’t the NRA, the GOA and other pro-2nd Amendment groups turn some of the “yes” votes to “no”? Play the same game these libs are playing.


23 posted on 04/28/2013 5:37:05 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (November 4, 2008 and November 6, 2012.....Two days that will live in infamy!)
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To: SeekAndFind

All the freepers who talked up how “conservative” Manchin was as Governor deserve this asshat.


24 posted on 04/28/2013 5:49:45 PM PDT by BillyBoy ( Impeach Obama? Yes We Can!)
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To: Vendome

“This is a loser for you and 2014 prospects”

Assuming that voting still counts for something, yes.


25 posted on 04/28/2013 6:04:23 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: SeekAndFind

‘Joe Manchin: We are “absolutely” going to try for another gun-control vote’

Y’know, Joe...you and your brain-dead cohorts approach to this whole thing has boosted the firearms industry like no other event in history. I’ll bet by the time this comes up again, since 2008 we’ll have seen the number of legally owned firearms in this country double. You and 0bama are great firearms salesmen - er, salespeople.

Don’t worry, regardless of what happens the smart folk will be prepared.

Don’t Tread On Me!


26 posted on 04/28/2013 6:05:40 PM PDT by PreciousLiberty
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To: driftdiver
Busch IV is best known for his high-speed chase where the police had to shoot out the car's tires...and his very poor taste in women (NSFW).

The Busch family owns the St. Louis "justice" system.

Can't imagine why the NRA would want anything to do with this @sshat.

27 posted on 04/28/2013 6:22:22 PM PDT by peyton randolph (FUBO and his wookie beard)
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To: Sir Napsalot

I hear Baucus went from being in the running to now all of a sudden he’s retiring. This is bad. This has Obama’s fingerprints all over it. They are definitely trying to hurry up and change the equation, and according to GOA they don’t have all that far to go:

http://www.wnd.com/2013/04/gun-control-legislation-not-dead/

They have a sense of urgency to this that is profoundly disturbing. It feels like there is a timed event someone up high is positioning for.

We cannot let up. Ever.


28 posted on 04/28/2013 6:23:01 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: Spitzensparkin1

Gun controls and other 2nd ammendment infringements reduce our nations security and should be considered treason .. These two dicklicks Reid and Manchin would be wise to back off and leave it alone


29 posted on 04/28/2013 6:26:24 PM PDT by Bravo six (Bravo six)
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To: peyton randolph

Dunno why either, but he was on the board. I remember the article saying something about you dont need ar15s or 30 rd mags for hunting.

Says the man hiding behind armed guards.


30 posted on 04/28/2013 6:27:12 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do ithat when I have a fire.)
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To: DBrow

“Assuming that voting still counts for something, yes.”

Maybe Manchin knows something we don’t.


31 posted on 04/28/2013 6:36:41 PM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: SeekAndFind

When you just can’t take no for an answer.


32 posted on 04/28/2013 8:04:52 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: NewJerseyJoe

You would think his State would be very pro-gun. Reckon WV will send this twirp a pink slip? Or maybe they are happy trying to cultivate another to bring home the pork like “Sheets” Byrd?


33 posted on 04/28/2013 8:31:15 PM PDT by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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To: driftdiver
Says the man hiding behind armed guards.

 Don't forget the 8 shih tzu "guard" dogs he owns. According to one article, five of them sleep in his bed. Takes a really secure man to do that.

34 posted on 04/28/2013 8:44:51 PM PDT by peyton randolph (FUBO and his wookie beard)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Senator Manchin and Toomey revealed last week that they're going to keep looking for ways to strengthen Senate support for the measures...

That scumbag Toomey is on board.

35 posted on 04/28/2013 8:49:39 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: SeekAndFind

Okay West Virginia, another lying democrat. Can anyone watch this ad that won him his senate seat and not realize the man is an unprincipled liar? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIJORBRpOPM


36 posted on 04/28/2013 8:53:05 PM PDT by Lakeshark (!)
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To: peyton randolph

Wow.. Thanks for that link.
So, August Busch IV is a spoiled trust-fund baby - - a son that would be called, in normal everyday parlance, a “worthless load”.


37 posted on 04/28/2013 8:59:01 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: peyton randolph

Agreed.


38 posted on 04/29/2013 3:10:23 AM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: SharpRightTurn

DH was raised in WV... he says Manchin will most definitely be re- elected for his family name and for unions. I hope he is wrong.. At the same time WV rejects BO, they elect more dims. They are just “party people” without consideration, without facts.


39 posted on 04/29/2013 3:50:53 AM PDT by momincombatboots (Back to West by G-d Virginia.)
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To: Red in Blue PA
At least Toomey is no longer looking to do this (at least from his public comments).

Toomey's career is over. He'll never get the lib vote in Philly or Pitt because he's pro-life. And now he just pissed off the rest of us. It's like Santorum supporting Specter all over again.

40 posted on 04/29/2013 4:04:09 AM PDT by old and tired
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