Skip to comments.Obama Administration retreats on “Choke Point”
Posted on 09/03/2014 10:34:12 PM PDT by Plummz
Pat yourselves on the back!
As you will recall, GOA rallied gun owners several times over the past couple of months in opposition to Operation Choke Point.
Well, faced with a devastating barrage from the Second Amendment community, the Obama administration has staged a hasty retreat on its plan to shut off credit for gun stores through Operation Choke Point.
According to an article in The Washington Times, [g]un retailers are no longer on a hit list deemed high risk by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. after the banking regulator formally withdrew [this list] last week.
The FDIC said its efforts to destroy the gun industry led to misunderstandings.
But frankly, the only misunderstanding in the actions by the FDIC and Eric Holders Operation Choke Point involved Obamas misunderstanding of the withering response to his slimy efforts to destroy the Second amendment by the back door.alt
With the support of GOA, appropriations legislation in the House had language which would have eliminated Operation Choke Point entirely. And Harry Reid was forced to pull the bill and derail the appropriations process after Senator Rand Paul, with our urging, threatened to force endangered Democrats to vote on the issue in that chamber.
As is always the case with Barack Obama, one can never assume that he has backed away from his efforts to destroy the Second Amendment.
But last weeks actions are pretty good news for the gun community. So thanks again for all your hard work!
Isn’t that how you hold a golf club to under-shoot it’s regular potential?
A shame payday lenders are included in this reprieve. Talk about scum of the earth sleaze bags.
Yes, they are, but really? Compared to government regulators, they might as well be angels. Given my choice between them and tyrants, I’ll take the lenders every time.
Good! But be assured that they will find another way/Code Name to pull the same Crap.
If these anti-gunners/commies would spend as much time doing something worthwhile just think what they might be able to do “GOOD” for the Country.
But We all know that won’t happen, it would make too much sense!
Obama will wait to see the results of the mid-term elections. If the Dems hold the Senate, he will go for the back door gun ban again; if not, oh well, he’ll just head back out to the golf course.
Either way, he will head back to the golf course.
Thanks for posting. I did not know this was an official operation.. didn’t even know it had a name. I thought it was like the IRS targeting.
formally being the operative word, says nothing about informally...
I like you didn’t know if it was official but sure enough
Operation Choke Point
Bummer, This was a good way to invest savings locally and get a decent ROI. Private loans/silent partner with the Businesses that could make money but for the Fed game cutting of their credit.
No legal business should be harassed out of business by Federal regulators. If they don’t approve, pass a law outlawing them. They should end it all together.
Amen to that brother!