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Harry Reid introduces emergency legislation in response to Patriot Day bombing.
april 17, 2013 | howardl

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.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Conspiracy; Humor; Society; Sports
KEYWORDS: patriotdaybombing; reid; satire

1 posted on 04/17/2013 11:32:36 AM PDT by howardl
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To: howardl

Ya’ got a point there, Reid . . . but the way you comb you hair, you can’t see it.


2 posted on 04/17/2013 11:35:08 AM PDT by laweeks
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To: howardl

 

Drudge - as usual - nails it.

 

3 posted on 04/17/2013 11:36:40 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: howardl

What a Crock!


4 posted on 04/17/2013 11:37:07 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: howardl

He’s been stewing on this for a while....


5 posted on 04/17/2013 11:38:01 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Vendome

Careful, you’ll blow a gasket.


6 posted on 04/17/2013 11:38:37 AM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: howardl

He thinks this is a spigot to let off of the steam on this?


7 posted on 04/17/2013 11:38:43 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Wiser now

Makes my head explode...


8 posted on 04/17/2013 11:39:08 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: howardl

If pressure cookers are outlawed, only outlaws will have pressure cookers

(and pressure washers will be next)
9 posted on 04/17/2013 11:39:52 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: howardl

When pressure cookers are outlawed only outlaw grannies will have apple butter!!


10 posted on 04/17/2013 11:40:56 AM PDT by apillar
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To: apillar

They’ll get grannies pressure cooker when they pry it out of her cold dead hands!!


11 posted on 04/17/2013 11:41:42 AM PDT by apillar
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To: howardl

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.


12 posted on 04/17/2013 11:43:00 AM PDT by murron (Proud Mom of a Marine Vet)
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Defend Your Right To Pressure Cookers!


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13 posted on 04/17/2013 11:46:52 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: howardl

Be careful writing parody on old Harry. He’s such a doofus that it is almost impossible to distinguish parody from actual news.


14 posted on 04/17/2013 11:49:59 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: howardl

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.


15 posted on 04/17/2013 11:50:03 AM PDT by stars & stripes forever ((Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord!))
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To: stars & stripes forever

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.


16 posted on 04/17/2013 11:52:39 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: laweeks

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!


17 posted on 04/17/2013 11:53:05 AM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: howardl

and if the bomber turns out to be a democrap can we shoot hairyass reid and his commie America hating buddies?


18 posted on 04/17/2013 11:53:35 AM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: howardl

This seems a perfectly common sense response. If we can stop just one instance of “pressure cooker violence” then we simply HAVE to act!


19 posted on 04/17/2013 11:58:45 AM PDT by Castigar
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To: howardl

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.


20 posted on 04/17/2013 12:02:03 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: howardl

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.


21 posted on 04/17/2013 12:03:02 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: howardl

They`ll get my pressure cooker when they pry it from my cold, sealed mason jars!


22 posted on 04/17/2013 12:03:55 PM PDT by nomad
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Oh man, I have 3 pressure cookers. I wonder if that would be considered an arsenal?


23 posted on 04/17/2013 12:05:08 PM PDT by ssapro (SSAPRO/ EXBP)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
Then he got in his private jet and flew down to the Caymans to visit his money.

That's funny!

24 posted on 04/17/2013 12:07:00 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Assault canners? Combat cookers? Mason bombs!


25 posted on 04/17/2013 12:07:00 PM PDT by nomad
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To: howardl
There's clearly a correlation between assault weapons and pressure canners:


26 posted on 04/17/2013 12:16:44 PM PDT by matt1234
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To: howardl

How Rush does stuff like this without cracking up is astounding...

Rush: Marathon Runner Calls For Ban On Pressure Cookers And Ball Bearings

http://savingtherepublic.com/blog/tag/assault-pressure-cooker/

Click the photo for audio ...


27 posted on 04/17/2013 12:47:43 PM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell, Huxley and Rand warned us about 0bama's USA)
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To: DJ MacWoW

HAH HAH HAH HAH HAH HAH HAH ! !

Now THAT is funny ! !

.


28 posted on 04/17/2013 12:52:05 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: howardl

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)


29 posted on 04/17/2013 12:58:20 PM PDT by jennychase
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To: TLI

;-)


30 posted on 04/17/2013 1:09:59 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: howardl

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.


31 posted on 04/17/2013 2:29:46 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

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.


Barometric bombs?

Baro-ssault weapons?

???


32 posted on 04/17/2013 2:53:16 PM PDT by Peet (Come back with a warrant.)
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To: jennychase

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.


33 posted on 04/17/2013 3:48:12 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: jennychase

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.


34 posted on 04/17/2013 3:54:34 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: smoothsailing
Psst. Over here. We have 14 unregistered pressure cookers for sale. From 4 liters to 15.5 quart.
35 posted on 04/17/2013 4:22:39 PM PDT by kitchen (Make plans and prepare. You'll never have trouble if you're ready for it. - TR)
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To: kitchen

Is it true, Bones? Did you really smuggle those pressure cookers in across the Nuetral Zone?

36 posted on 04/17/2013 6:12:49 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: howardl

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.


37 posted on 04/17/2013 6:22:09 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Compliance with Tyranny is Treason...)
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To: howardl

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.


38 posted on 04/17/2013 6:24:21 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Compliance with Tyranny is Treason...)
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