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Democrats may stand in Obama's way on gun measures
DaIly News Miner ^ | Saturday, January 26, 2013 10:14 am

Posted on 01/26/2013 12:26:39 PM PST by Red Steel

WASHINGTON — As the Senate prepares to begin debating new gun control measures, some of President Barack Obama's fellow Democrats are poised to frustrate his efforts to enact the most sweeping limits on weapons in decades.

These Democrats from largely rural states with strong gun cultures view Obama's proposals warily and have not committed to supporting them. The lawmakers' concerns could stand in the way of strong legislation before a single Republican gets a chance to vote "no."

There's a core group of Democratic senators, most but not all from the West, who represent states with a higher-than-average rate of gun ownership but an equally strong desire to feel their kids are safe," said Mark Glaze, director of Mayors Against Illegal Guns. "They're having hard but good conversations with people back home to identify the middle-ground solutions that respect the Second Amendment but make it harder for dangerous people to get their hands on guns."

All eyes are on these dozen or so Democrats, some of whom face re-election in 2014. That includes Sens. Max Baucus of Montana, Mark Begich of Alaska and Mark Pryor of Arkansas.

(Excerpt) Read more at newsminer.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Front Page News; US: Alaska; US: Arkansas; US: Montana
KEYWORDS: 113th; awb; banglist; baucus; begich; democrats; elections; guncontrol; pryor; secondamendment; youwillnotdisarmus

1 posted on 01/26/2013 12:26:48 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

How about not letting obvious nuts run around unsupervised? That will do more good than all the attempted gun bans in the world.


2 posted on 01/26/2013 12:34:56 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Red Steel

Operative word: “DEMOCRAT”

We thought that some might put the brakes on Obamacare, didn’t we? But they were bought after all.


3 posted on 01/26/2013 12:35:40 PM PST by TEXOKIE (We must surrender only to our Holy God and never to the evil that has befallen us.)
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To: Red Steel

Even if these “Blue-dog” democrats end up opposing Obama’s attempted gun grab, they still must be defeated in the next election cycle. You just can’t trust their party affiliation. You can barely trust a lot of Republicans either, but that is a another matter we can fix in the primaries.


4 posted on 01/26/2013 12:39:34 PM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: Red Steel

These ignorant Democrats better think it would be better to vote against King Obama’s gun control or face total destruction during the up and coming Revolutionary War. Government will be overthrown and then reestablished according to the Constitution that will replace the partial dictatorship that we have now.


5 posted on 01/26/2013 12:46:32 PM PST by Logical me
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To: Red Steel

Yea, like the stood in the way of socialized medicine.

They are just drawing straws right now.


6 posted on 01/26/2013 12:54:18 PM PST by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Red Steel

To Congress and the Senate:

Vote this down big.

I am serious.


7 posted on 01/26/2013 12:57:10 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: Red Steel

Forget about the guns....REGISTER THE DAMN LIBERALS!!


8 posted on 01/26/2013 1:02:21 PM PST by Gator113 (Leave my guns alone and REGISTER THE DAMN LIBERALS!!)
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To: Red Steel

9 posted on 01/26/2013 1:18:50 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Red Steel

Political theater. This will give them “conservative” bona fides for 2014. I stood against the most radical gun grab in American history - now vote for me!

Obama’s working to inoculate them from the coming economic disaster and the financial tsunami that is Obamacare.

This is straight out of the Cook County Democrat playbook. That’s Axelrod all the way. It reminds me of Marty Tuchow.


10 posted on 01/26/2013 1:21:03 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

To Cringing Negativism Network:

Sorry, the opinions of the hoi polloi aren’t our concern.

Sincerely,

Congress (which includes the Senate)

PS who are you? We have an IRS audit with your name on it.


11 posted on 01/26/2013 1:29:10 PM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Red Steel

When push comes to shove, every one of these rat bastards will bow to the feet of the boy king.


12 posted on 01/26/2013 1:35:23 PM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: Red Steel

“Democrats may stand in Obama’s way on gun measures”

Don’t anyone on FreeRepublic believe this for a moment.

When the time comes, and the orders come from “up above”, watch the ‘rats race to line up in a row to vote “aye” on gun control...


13 posted on 01/26/2013 1:39:34 PM PST by Road Glide
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To: Red Steel

The senators from rural states voted for obamacare. What’s to stop them from voting for gun control.


14 posted on 01/26/2013 2:05:51 PM PST by Terry Mross
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To: Road Glide
“Democrats may stand in Obama’s way on gun measures”

This may very well be a sneaky means to water down a bit Frankenfeinstein's bill so that it can be voted 'yea to more 'Rats to get it to pass. Pubbies should push to have Frankenfeinstein's frankenstein voted as-is, up-or-down, where it, and ALL its ilk, can be voted down. Period.

15 posted on 01/26/2013 2:06:50 PM PST by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: Red Steel

I wouldn’t bet on it.


16 posted on 01/26/2013 2:57:56 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Red Steel

Just like they blocked him on Obamacare.....


17 posted on 01/26/2013 2:59:01 PM PST by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: Red Steel

For the ten billionth time, the 2nd Amendment has nothing to do with target shooting, hunting or collecting.


18 posted on 01/26/2013 3:40:13 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (There is no requirement to show need in order to exercise your rights.)
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To: SampleMan

I think so too. They are in the process of threatening all the wobble dems with pulling committee chairmanships, ending DNC campaign contributions and maybe even jail like Jim Traficant shortly after he spoke out about Clinton.

I don’t trust any of them, including the GOP on this. They have a history of being spineless. They cave at the slightest pressure.


19 posted on 01/26/2013 3:50:15 PM PST by Dutch Boy
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To: Dutch Boy

Reading this headline reminds me Obamacare..........and in the end they just had to do it out of so much “caring”


20 posted on 01/26/2013 4:26:27 PM PST by inchworm
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Red Steel. And, no, they won’t.

But we will.


21 posted on 01/26/2013 5:40:32 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Red Steel

“Democrats may stand in Obama’s way on gun measures”


They are likely to meet the same fate as Breitbart. He stood in the magic negro’s way now he’s dead.

Hildabeast, with the powerful Clinton machine behind her, tried to stand in his way and she was soundly defeated.

Glenn Beck stood in his way and lost the top rated show in his time slot.

Even blacks who tried to run for president on the GOP ticket were steamrolled by this man from nowhere, with no resume.

Like all the evil men in history, when you couple charisma with a lust for power, people die and countries are destroyed.

While we have had our share of less than stellar presidents, none would seem to match the lack of expertise in any executive capacity that this turd on a stick seems to have.


22 posted on 01/26/2013 6:17:10 PM PST by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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To: Red Steel
"...states with a higher-than-average rate of gun ownership but an equally strong desire to feel their kids are safe..."

Can you say "false dichotomy" boys and girls?

There! I knew you could!

23 posted on 01/26/2013 7:44:09 PM PST by Lexinom
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To: Red Steel

They have a choice of a hard election or obeying the little Hitler in the White House.


24 posted on 01/26/2013 7:45:52 PM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: bmwcyle

And those little boys and girls will be MUCH safer with only the little Hitler’s SS with weapons than with those mean, awful Tea Partiers (aka patriots) having them.


25 posted on 01/26/2013 7:53:50 PM PST by Lexinom
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To: HiTech RedNeck
How about not letting obvious nuts run around unsupervised? That will do more good than all the attempted gun bans in the world.

Absolutely - congress-critters should only travel on secured day buses with adult proctors and then be leashed together when they need to move in public - that would be a good start on hobbling the lunatics among us.

26 posted on 01/27/2013 3:36:09 AM PST by trebb (Allies no longer trust us. Enemies no longer fear us.)
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To: Red Steel
Our illustrious anti-gun president at Camp David


27 posted on 01/28/2013 8:25:02 AM PST by NRA1995 (I'd rather be a living "gun culture" member than a dead anti-gun candy-ass.)
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