Skip to comments.Harry Reid introduces emergency legislation in response to Patriot Day bombing.
Posted on 04/17/2013 11:32:36 AM PDT by howardl
Harry Reid today introduced legislation that would put new restrictions on purchase and ownership of pressure cookers. The legislation would require background checks and a 10 day waiting period for all purchases of these devices, including purchases of used pressure cookers at garage sales and pressure cooker fairs. Anyone whose name appears on the newly created register of the mentally ill would be ineligible to purchase the devices. The legislation also restricts the capacity of pressure cookers to be offered for sale. "Nobody needs a pressure cooker that is larger than 1.5 gallons," Sen. Reid said in a statement released to the press.
Ya’ got a point there, Reid . . . but the way you comb you hair, you can’t see it.
Drudge - as usual - nails it.
What a Crock!
He’s been stewing on this for a while....
Careful, you’ll blow a gasket.
He thinks this is a spigot to let off of the steam on this?
Makes my head explode...
When pressure cookers are outlawed only outlaw grannies will have apple butter!!
They’ll get grannies pressure cooker when they pry it out of her cold dead hands!!
This morning I was watching I Love Lucy, and it was the episode where she goes to work at the candy factory. Ricky was left home to do the housework and cooking. While he’s talking to Fred Mertz, he mentions that he’s cooking chicken in a pressure cooker. Next thing you hear is an explosion from the kitchen where the pressure cooker has just exploded and the chickens go flying all over the kitchen. I thought it was interesting timing to show this episode this week.
Be careful writing parody on old Harry. He’s such a doofus that it is almost impossible to distinguish parody from actual news.
Pressure cookers should have a disclaimer.
When I was a child I remember Mom put a chicken in the pressure cooker and went downstairs to do the laundry. Not long after that there was a ‘boom’ and Mom rushed upstairs to see an empty pressure cooker and chicken broth dripping from the ceiling.
I don’t recall what happened to the chicken, but I do know those cookers pack a lot of power.
Mayor Bloomberg announced today that pressure cookers with a capacity of more than 16 ounces is illegal.
Then he got in his private jet and flew down to the Caymans to visit his money.
Here is is, ONLY the BEST: http://www.amazon.com/All-American-921-2-Quart-Pressure/dp/B00004S88Z/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1366224712&sr=8-2&keywords=pressure+canner just like Granny(or GREAT Granny) used to use!
and if the bomber turns out to be a democrap can we shoot hairyass reid and his commie America hating buddies?
This seems a perfectly common sense response. If we can stop just one instance of “pressure cooker violence” then we simply HAVE to act!
I doubt Reid would call them pressure cookers, instead of giving them some more intimidating sounding name, kind of like the “assault weapons” of cooking implements.
Maybe push through a federal law that they could limit them from achieving their current 15 psi or so, to say, just one or two psi. “Because there is no reason for that much pressure except for use as a bomb!”
But write the law so broadly that it would eliminated other potential bomb making kitchen appliances, like crock pots, Cuisinarts, semi-automatic toasters, in-the-shell egg scramblers (”Just imagine what that killing machine would do if poked through the skull?”, asks Senator Feinstein), and, of course, the deadly waffle makers.
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