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Today in Washington: President Obama takes executive action on gun control
Post Standard: Syracuse NY ^ | 08/29/13 | Mark Weiner

Posted on 08/29/2013 7:43:18 AM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines

Washington -- President Barack Obama's administration today said it would take new executive action toward gun control, acting on issues that Congress failed to address through legislation.

The White House had promised big city mayors in a closed-door meeting Tuesday that it would take its own action on gun control.

The new steps would curb the import of military surplus weapons and close an obscure loophole that allows felons and others to register guns to corporations as a way to avoid background checks.

Vice President Joe Biden, who has led administration efforts on gun control, is expected to outline the plan at the White House today.

The executive actions are part of a list of 23 steps the White House said the president could take to reduce gun violence in the absence of any legislative initiatives passed by Congress.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; Government
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; secondamendment
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The imperial president strikes again.
1 posted on 08/29/2013 7:43:18 AM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Distractions are Distracting ,LOL


2 posted on 08/29/2013 7:44:52 AM PDT by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Wow... they’re going to remove the ability to use a Trust, LLC, or other legal instrument as a means to registration for NFA items. I thought those instruments were legally sealed. Are they proposing that trusts and LLCs become “public domain” and thus accessible to anyone filing a FOIA request?


3 posted on 08/29/2013 7:44:53 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

None dare call it tyranny.


4 posted on 08/29/2013 7:45:15 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

It is becoming more and more understandable why the POSOTUS is afraid of guns in the peoples hands...


5 posted on 08/29/2013 7:45:50 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Executive action?

How is that different from an Executive Order?

Just bastardising the langauage somemore?


6 posted on 08/29/2013 7:46:44 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle (When America falls, darkness will cover the face of the earth for a thousand years.)
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To: rarestia

Yes.

But what are you going to do about it?

What can you do?

Me?

Tagline applies...


7 posted on 08/29/2013 7:47:03 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: BenLurkin

I dare.

It’s not only tyranny, it’s Treason.


8 posted on 08/29/2013 7:47:24 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
The executive actions are part of a list of 23 steps the White House said the president could take to reduce gun violence in the absence of any legislative initiatives passed by Congress.

...and where is the evidence that supports the administration's contention that any of these measures will reduce the type violence Emperor Obie says he wants to reduce?

9 posted on 08/29/2013 7:49:19 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
Hidden in the fine print, concealed in bureaucratic flim-flam sophistry, might be some truly onerous (and unconstitutional?) provisions, one sadly suspects.

Hoping to be totally wrong.

.

10 posted on 08/29/2013 7:49:48 AM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Dead Corpse

Motion seconded.


11 posted on 08/29/2013 7:50:16 AM PDT by castlebrew (Gun Control means hitting where you're aiming!))
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To: Dead Corpse

I won’t comply either. I wish they’d just come out and “executively” force registration and confiscation so we can get the shooting started. I’m fed up with the blueballing.


12 posted on 08/29/2013 7:51:17 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Recently heard at the White House.

Badges? We don’t need no stinking Badges.


13 posted on 08/29/2013 7:51:43 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Liberal Democrats = Communists. RINO Republicans = Communist Sympathizers.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

How many cases in the past two weeks did we have of Obamas sons murdering people in cold blood? One shot in the back, and 3 others beaten to death - beaten, no gun necessary. And he wants to take away the right to self-defense? Oh that’s right, because self-defense is racist. My ass. From my cold dead fingers biotch, come and get it.


14 posted on 08/29/2013 7:53:37 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (What do we want? Time travel. When do we want it? It's irrelevant.)
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To: rarestia

Question: it looks like now if you inherit a gun, you now have to pass a background check. Am I reading this correctly?


15 posted on 08/29/2013 7:53:40 AM PDT by cornfedcowboy
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

This type of stuff must make John Bone-er just burst into tears . . . the fact that there is no more congress unless Obozo’s handlers say there is.

Poor Johnny!


16 posted on 08/29/2013 7:56:05 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: Balding_Eagle

Executive action?

**********
Decree. We are living under a rulership.

Laws? We don’t need no stinking laws.


17 posted on 08/29/2013 7:56:24 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Obama is arming Al-Qaeda and disarming American citizens.

What does that make him?


18 posted on 08/29/2013 7:56:25 AM PDT by LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
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To: gov_bean_ counter
and where is the evidence that supports the administration's contention that any of these measures will reduce the type violence Emperor Obie says he wants to reduce

These restrictions have been shown by history to reduce the type of violence he wants to reduce. What he wants to reduce is the citizens' ability to resist tyranny by force. Gun control always work for that.

19 posted on 08/29/2013 7:56:47 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

20 posted on 08/29/2013 7:57:20 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Disallowing importation of military surplus weapons should go a long way toward totally eliminating shooting deaths in places like Chicago when the perp is using a WWII Soviet Mosin Nagant or German Mauser.


21 posted on 08/29/2013 7:57:42 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("You bring me the man, I'll find you the crime" - Lavrentiy Beria [and Eric Holder])
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

The king speaks again.


22 posted on 08/29/2013 7:57:55 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity

Oh I dunno,
the communist plant?


23 posted on 08/29/2013 7:59:43 AM PDT by bicyclerepair (Inbred, pedophile-worshipping, misogynists (mozlums) offend me.)
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24 posted on 08/29/2013 8:00:09 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: from occupied ga
Point taken.

Emperor Obie's stated objective is not really his desired endstate...

25 posted on 08/29/2013 8:00:24 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

He is just creating windfall profits for anyone with a stockpile of imported military surplus rifles.


26 posted on 08/29/2013 8:00:30 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("You bring me the man, I'll find you the crime" - Lavrentiy Beria [and Eric Holder])
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To: cornfedcowboy

That was also something implied, I believe.

Since BATFE falls under the Executive branch, Obama can change the rules at his whim with little oversight. I’m thinking that C&R FFLs will be next.


27 posted on 08/29/2013 8:00:54 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: rarestia

Ditto!


28 posted on 08/29/2013 8:03:41 AM PDT by Renegade
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To: Dead Corpse
it’s Treason.

This is only slightly off topic......

VIDEO: BIDEN THREATENING TO IMPEACH PRESIDENT IF HE LAUNCHES AN ATTACK WITHOUT CONGRESSIONAL AUTHORITY

Obama: ‘President Does Not Have Power Under Constitution to Unilaterally Authorize a Military Attack’
29 posted on 08/29/2013 8:04:03 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Vaquero

That fear is a rare glimmer of intelligence from an otherwise clueless community organizer.


30 posted on 08/29/2013 8:04:13 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (De IRS be my massa, sho' nuff.... / Repeal the Sixteenth!)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Any laws made by imperial decree do NOT have to be obeyed if they are against the Constitution.

By the way, shouldn’t the POTUS have been impeached by now????


31 posted on 08/29/2013 8:06:33 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: rarestia; Dead Corpse

“...I wish they’d just come out and...”

They won’t do that, yet. They’re Fabian socialists. Death of a thousand cuts.

Oh, they may make an example here and there out of some “paramilitary White Supremacist” or “Separatist” or whatever cute little euphemism they come up with... but they know damn right well a mass confiscation would lead to a shooting war.

So they’ll do it this way, a little at a time and use phony distractions like Syria and other media manufactured and supported “crisis” to mask it.


32 posted on 08/29/2013 8:07:42 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Vaquero
“It is becoming more and more understandable why the POSOTUS is afraid of guns in the peoples hands...”

What is the government gearing up for?

Some broken glass nights?
Some Juden armpatches and patches with Crosses on them?

33 posted on 08/29/2013 8:08:30 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Does this new edict apply to the US government?


34 posted on 08/29/2013 8:11:12 AM PDT by mom.mom
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To: PATRIOT1876

What is the government gearing up for?

Some broken glass nights?
Some Juden armpatches and patches with Crosses on them?

NUTS!!!!


35 posted on 08/29/2013 8:13:27 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

The imperial president strikes again.

Banning and Restricting Law Abiding Gun Owners under the cover of a Syrian Night...


36 posted on 08/29/2013 8:14:07 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: Iron Munro
Disallowing importation of military surplus weapons should go a long way toward totally eliminating shooting deaths in places like Chicago when the perp is using a WWII Soviet Mosin Nagant or German Mauser.

Mausers, Mosin Nagants, and legally-registered machine guns are used in so few crimes that it's effectively statistical noise.

Last I read, the most common weapon associated with homicides is a .38 caliber revolver, and the most common shooter description is someone who looks just like Obama's son. If he had a son.

This will have zero effect on the urban shooting pandemic, which should be obvious to anyone with two neurons that are in close proximity. The price of Mausers and Mosin Nagants should go up on the online auction sites today.

My thought is that he promised his low-information voters that he would "do something", no matter how stupid and meaningless the gesture.

37 posted on 08/29/2013 8:15:17 AM 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: Starboard

Despot Monarch Dictatorship.


38 posted on 08/29/2013 8:17:44 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Will this FINALLY be the last straw or will Constitution loving Americans prove they have no back to break and just capitulate to the abuse of power by our dictator, the Prophet Obunghole.

I am still trying to find the wiggle room in “SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED” as I don’t know how I would phrase anything to be more absolute.

Yet, somehow the American people have allowed politicians at every level of government and our courts and every JBT to INFRINGE with immunity. If we had a functioning Constitution the politician arrest rate would be much higher than the average citizen. Right now, I don’t see any authority which can arrest them for treason and violating our founding documents.

DAMN! We let what people died for, be taken away without a peep.


39 posted on 08/29/2013 8:18:31 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam! 969)
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To: rarestia

You and me both. We cannot fire the first shot but I am getting older by the minute.


40 posted on 08/29/2013 8:18:36 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Dead Corpse
It’s not only tyranny, it’s Treason.

It is also Unconstitutional and prohibited by the US Supreme Court.

If the Republicans do not file and announce a lawsuit, their party is over.

41 posted on 08/29/2013 8:19:09 AM PDT by sr4402
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"The imperial president strikes again."

Traitorobama again uses the Constitution as his personal toilet paper... and the Congress does nothing.

It's getting harder to tell the difference between them.

42 posted on 08/29/2013 8:25:18 AM PDT by Carl Vehse
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Some broken glass nights?
Some Juden armpatches and patches with Crosses on them?

dead cold hands....

...dead cold hands

43 posted on 08/29/2013 8:25:29 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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If the Republicans do not file and announce a lawsuit, their party is over.

REALLY? how many times have I heard those words? how many times has the RINO party dropped the ball? They wont do anything pertinent and they will muddle along until the next crisis they let slip through their fingers...

45 posted on 08/29/2013 8:29:22 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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The new steps would curb the import of military surplus weapons and close an obscure loophole that allows felons and others to register guns to corporations as a way to avoid background checks.

Yep. Totally reasonable. The Crips and Bloods are going to be P!SSED that they can't buy WWII era Lee Enfield SMLE's to do drive bys with. And I'm sure they have their army of corporate lawyers already figuring out how to beat the corporation loophole for procuring guns illegally.

F%cking morons. I'd accuse 0bama of fiddling while America burns, but I'm sure he can't play the fiddle.

46 posted on 08/29/2013 8:29:48 AM PDT by Hardastarboard (Buck Off, Bronco Bama)
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While conservatives are sitting on their asses being the smartest people in the room, the left has taken over the government.

If I was a liberal in 2013, I’d be laughing and crapping on everyone too.


47 posted on 08/29/2013 8:31:23 AM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity

Exactly, using our tax dollars to arm his brethren AlQuaeda and the MB while dis arming America.

IF his argument is trying to control street crime... he has to address all his children, in particular the young BLACE males 15-28 that 3% of our population who are responsible for over 50% of all violent crime. These little black ferals will steal guns so they can still have them. Also, if the guns run out, they will use anything for a weapon. Go to africa and you will see the largest atrocities were conducted with cutlasses (machetes) Remember the hutu’s and tutu’s?

What he needs to do is address that 3% and solve the root problem problem. Again, why do the majority have to pay for his protected 3%.

Ferals need to be outlawed, not guns!


48 posted on 08/29/2013 8:35:21 AM PDT by himno hero (hadnuff)
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49 posted on 08/29/2013 8:42:57 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (The best War on Terror News is at rantburg.com)
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To: castlebrew

All in favor please signify by loading the weapon of your choice with a full magazine...


50 posted on 08/29/2013 8:45:23 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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