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.
Also buried within the 1386 page Pressure Cooker Safety And Control Bill, their are related provisions:
Only contractors, registered with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, Explosives, and Hardware will be able to purchase carton-sized quantities of nuts, bolts, screws and nails. Case-purchases will need to be approved on a case-by-case (pun intended) basis.
DIY homeowners will need to apply for a permit to purchase small quantities, and submit detailed plans for their use; and will have a 3-day waiting period, before being allowed to take possession.
All such items will no longer be allowed on open shelves, but must be either kept in locked cabinets, or behind the counter.
They`ll get my pressure cooker when they pry it from my cold, sealed mason jars!
Oh man, I have 3 pressure cookers. I wonder if that would be considered an arsenal?
Assault canners? Combat cookers? Mason bombs!
How Rush does stuff like this without cracking up is astounding...
Rush: Marathon Runner Calls For Ban On Pressure Cookers And Ball Bearings
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HAH HAH HAH HAH HAH HAH HAH ! !
Now THAT is funny ! !
Do I have to register my 6 Pressure Cookers?
1 One Liter Hawkins
2 Two liter Prestige
1 Five liter Mantra
2 Five liter (bought from Sears)
This isn’t a plausible parody, I’m sorry. Because banning pressure cookers would at least be targeted at the weapon used in the blast, plus you didn’t give him time to do polling to see what he should do.
A good parody would have him noting that the real problem was the backpack, since it obscured the view of the pressure cooker. Therefore, Reid would introduce a bill that limited the size of backpacks, so that they would not be big enough to hold a pressure cooker.
You’d also need a permit to own a backpack, and all backpacks would be registered so if one was used in a crime, it could be traced back to the owner.
There would also be a waiting period and background checks. Can’t let crazy people own backpacks.
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.
You must be some kind of “right-wing pressure cooker fanatic” to have 6 of them. I bet you also have a bunch of pressure cooker manuals in your kitchen bunker, where you pressure cook things like beef stew with ball bearings.
Are those gas-operated, fully automatic pressure cookers?
I know, maybe Harry Reid could introduce a bill to repeal the gas laws! Doing them all at once would be far fairer and more comprehensive than repealing Boyle’s law, Charles’s law, and Avogadro’s law.
The Democrats will want to keep Gay-Lussac’s law, however, just officially rename it LGBT’s law.
I hear there will be a new Reality Series on the History Channel, “Sons of Pressure Cookers”.
In related news, the show “American Pressure Cookers”, about a Family in Colorado that’s owns a Pressure Cooker Store, was not renewed.
The good news is, the sexy Daughter on the Show, now 18 years old, can legally Open Carry her Pressure Cooker.
Thank goodness the Terrorists didn’t use a Deep Fryer instead of a Pressure Cooker.
If the Government tried to ban those it would be CW2, and Obama ain’t no Lincoln.