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Obama unveils $500 million gun violence package
mywar ^ | 1/16/13 | JULIE PACE and ERICA WERNER

Posted on 01/16/2013 2:18:26 PM PST by Nachum

WASHINGTON (AP) - Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines like the ones used in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.

A month after that horrific massacre, Obama also used his presidential powers to enact 23 measures that don't require the backing of lawmakers. The president's executive actions include ordering federal agencies to make more data available for background checks, appointing a director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and directing the Centers for Disease Control to research gun violence.

(Excerpt) Read more at apnews.myway.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; gun; guncontrol; obama; obamagunpresser; obamagunspeech; package; secondamendment; violence
Porky pork
1 posted on 01/16/2013 2:18:30 PM PST by Nachum
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A Leftwing campaign fund.


2 posted on 01/16/2013 2:19:40 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Nachum
What about the MANPADs, Fast and Furious, and Hasan?

Are guns ONLY for terrorists???????????????

“Army Major (Hasan) Played Role in Presidential (Obama) Transition”


3 posted on 01/16/2013 2:20:19 PM PST by Diogenesis (Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: Nachum

More union dues-paying, government employees.


4 posted on 01/16/2013 2:21:08 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The only thing that Hollywood gets right about guns is that criminals will always get them.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

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5 posted on 01/16/2013 2:21:25 PM PST by Nachum (Back on the Google blacklist- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Stomping on the 2nd Amendment AND spending a half billion (minimum) that we don’t have? Brilliant!

(Do I really need a /sarc)


6 posted on 01/16/2013 2:21:49 PM PST by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: Nachum

We need to pas some laws to prevent more Wacos, Ruby Ridges, Ft. Hood or Fast and Furiouses.


7 posted on 01/16/2013 2:22:27 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

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8 posted on 01/16/2013 2:22:30 PM PST by Nachum (Back on the Google blacklist- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Gene Eric

Exactly. I thought he was going to use it mostly to crush any possibility of resistance in this country (because that’s what the Second Amendment is all about...it has nothing to do with hunting). But I see he’s just using it to collect funds.

So I guess it could have been worse.


9 posted on 01/16/2013 2:23:27 PM PST by livius
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To: Nachum

10 posted on 01/16/2013 2:24:30 PM PST by Slyfox (The key to Marxism is medicine - V. Lenin)
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To: Slyfox

Nothing like a little tragedy to drum up $500,000,000.
Is Congress forcing him into spending again?

Just think.. if congress would only handle the violence in our grade schools he wouldn’t have to spend that $500 million after all...

Tsk tsk tsk...


11 posted on 01/16/2013 2:28:58 PM PST by shineon
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To: Slyfox

Those pictures are perfect.

They show exactly what is going on.


12 posted on 01/16/2013 2:30:01 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Nachum

Why does everything this CS’er does cost half a billion dollars?


13 posted on 01/16/2013 2:30:19 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Nachum

The terms “assault weapon” and “assault rifle” are often confused. According to Bruce H. Kobayashi and Joseph E. Olson, writing in the Stanford Law and Policy Review:

“Prior to 1989, the term “assault weapon” did not exist in the lexicon of firearms. It is a political term, developed by anti-gun publicists to expand the category of “assault rifles”... ”

Go here for rest of the story:
http://www.assaultweapon.info


14 posted on 01/16/2013 2:33:38 PM PST by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: Slyfox

Why did you post two pictures of Hitler?


15 posted on 01/16/2013 2:34:18 PM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Nachum

The terms “assault weapon” and “assault rifle” are often confused. According to Bruce H. Kobayashi and Joseph E. Olson, writing in the Stanford Law and Policy Review:

“Prior to 1989, the term “assault weapon” did not exist in the lexicon of firearms. It is a political term, developed by anti-gun publicists to expand the category of “assault rifles”... ”

Go here for rest of the story:
http://www.assaultweapon.info


16 posted on 01/16/2013 2:35:18 PM PST by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: Nachum

So where does the money come from? The USA is broke.


17 posted on 01/16/2013 2:36:40 PM PST by From The Deer Stand
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To: Nachum

Interesting he went for $$$, and votes for the party. Has to mean he couldn’t do much, as well it’s all spelled out in ObamaCare anyway, and he probably would like to keep that quiet as long as he can until implemented fully.

I don’t think people realize enough how much we need to be rid of ObamaCare. I think that alone is the diversionary target. They are trying to keep the lid on the details until we are stuck with it.


18 posted on 01/16/2013 2:53:11 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Nachum
A Czar now for the ATF? LOL

How about de-funding the Executive Branch, to stop the expansion of Da Fuhrer?????

19 posted on 01/16/2013 3:00:57 PM PST by traditional1 (Amerika.....Providing public housing for the Mulatto Messiah)
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To: Nachum

Never let a crisis go to waste when it can be used to loot the treasury.

Who will bell the cat?


20 posted on 01/16/2013 3:04:39 PM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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To: Neoliberalnot
“assault rifle”

AR means assault rifle, AK means assualt kill. Both can hold really big clips and on top of that they're really scary. Right? Right?

21 posted on 01/16/2013 3:24:01 PM PST by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: Neoliberalnot
“assault rifle”

AR means assault rifle, AK means assualt kill. Both can hold really big clips and on top of that they're really scary. Right? Right?

22 posted on 01/16/2013 3:24:08 PM PST by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: Fresh Wind
Why did you post two pictures of Hitler?

My bad. Hehe.

23 posted on 01/16/2013 3:33:26 PM PST by Slyfox (The key to Marxism is medicine - V. Lenin)
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To: Venturer

Yes, the pics are perfect and capture the reality of this slimeball fraud....but for some reason I thought of that pic of Saddam Hussein with the little hostage boy.....


24 posted on 01/16/2013 4:22:06 PM PST by Pigsley
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To: Nachum

Be careful with this! It was the addition of PORK for “CRIME CONTROL” that got the 1968 and Clinton’s AW ban passed.


25 posted on 01/16/2013 4:28:30 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Click my name! See new paintings!)
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To: Venturer

I’m convinced this little down low fraud is out to destroy the country. I just re-read “Night” by Elie Wiesel....America is fat and lazy and spoiled (sad to say, but it is pretty true—of course not everybody)...our kids are being taught propaganda by Leftists and 1/2 the people are on the gvt teat....I’m afraid we are in for some very difficult times. Now is the time to just prepare to take care of you and your family....it at least gives you a measure of control. Sorry to be a downer...but, it’s not looking good. History repeats, and repeats, doesn’t it?


26 posted on 01/16/2013 4:28:45 PM PST by Pigsley
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To: From The Deer Stand

As the wonderful Mark Steyn says, America is the brokest, brokety-broke country the world has seen. His last book is amazing to read...he predicted a great deal of what is now taking place. I’m even beginning to think he is right about the states breaking up. Weird times we are living in.


27 posted on 01/16/2013 4:33:06 PM PST by Pigsley
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To: From The Deer Stand

It’s not so much where the money comes from as....
it was spent on gun control and growing gov. in one form or another.

But, he didn’t ban weapons thank goodness he just spent money. /s


28 posted on 01/16/2013 4:34:45 PM PST by riverss
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To: Neoliberalnot

Good point.

Have you noticed, within the last month, the term gun control has been replaced with “gun violence”? The media in the US is as bad or worse than Pravda 1962.

How the hell has this happened?


29 posted on 01/16/2013 4:35:28 PM PST by Pigsley
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To: Nachum

I wonder how those children will feel in a decade or two about being used to abridge their freedom.


30 posted on 01/16/2013 6:34:18 PM PST by ronnyquest (I spent 20 years in the Army fighting the enemies of freedom only to see marxism elected at home.)
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To: Nachum; All; Jim Robinson; Travis McGee

Here’s Fuhrer Obama’s gun grab to do list:

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“- Address legal barriers in health laws that bar some states from making available information about people who are prohibited from having guns.

- Improve incentives for states to share information with the background check system.

- Make sure that federal agencies share relevant information with the background check system.

- Direct the attorney general to work with other agencies to review existing laws to make sure they can identify individuals who shouldn’t have access to guns.

- Direct the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other research agencies to conduct research into the causes and prevention of gun violence.

- Clarify that no federal law prohibits doctors or other health care providers from contacting authorities when patients threaten to use violence.

- Give local communities the opportunity to hire up to 1,000 school resource officers and counselors.

- Require federal law enforcement to trace all recovered guns.

- Propose regulations that will enable law enforcement to run complete background checks before returning firearms that have been seized.

- Direct the Justice Department to analyze information on lost and stolen guns and make that information available to law enforcement.

- Provide training for state and local law enforcement, first responders and school officials on how to handle active-shooter situations.

- Make sure every school has a comprehensive emergency management plan.

- Help ensure that young people get needed mental health treatment.

- Ensure that health insurance plans cover mental health benefits.

- Encourage development of new technology to make it easier for gun owners to safely use and store their guns.

- Have the Consumer Product Safety Commission assess the need for new safety standards for gun locks and gun safes.

- Launch a national campaign about responsible gun ownership. “

http://apnews.myway.com/article/20130116/DA3RGHCG0.html

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This sure looks like El Presidente is making his own laws, doesn’t it ? Last time I checked, that’s an impeachable offense.

Just sayin’......


31 posted on 01/16/2013 6:42:58 PM PST by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: Pigsley

I’m convinced this little down low fraud is out to destroy the country””

Ya think. Bo is at war with America. This is the only way to take us down and he has an army of welfare maggots on his side.


32 posted on 01/17/2013 6:42:20 AM PST by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: Pigsley

All I can say, is remember who your enemies are? Who did more to put Bo in power than any single entity. It wasn’t just Soros but most importantly it was a corrupt old media empire.


33 posted on 01/17/2013 6:45:13 AM PST by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: Fresh Wind

Looked to me like a picture of “der Fuhrer” and a picture of “il Douche” ...


34 posted on 01/17/2013 6:53:02 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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