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Gun Control Vote Fails in Senate Obama To Speak Soon On Failure
Business Insider ^ | April 17, 2013 ; 34 minutes ago | | Brett LoGiurato

Posted on 04/17/2013 2:06:45 PM PDT by Red Steel

With Vice President Joe Biden presiding over the Senate, an amendment to expand background checks on gun purchases failed to pass through the body, falling by a mostly partisan vote of 54-46.

President Barack Obama will speak at the White House at 5:30 p.m. on the failure, the White House said.

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In addition to Heitkamp, the other three Democrats voting against the measure were Sens. Mark Begich (D-Alaska), Max Baucus (D-Mont.), and Mark Pryor (D-Ark.).

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KEYWORDS: 113th; banglist; democrats; fail; fubo; manchintoomey; obama; youwillnotdisarmus
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1 posted on 04/17/2013 2:06:45 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

And when he whines about how those evil conservative Republicans are standing in the way of something the American people are demanding, remember the poll that showed that about 6% of Americans ranked this as an important issue.


2 posted on 04/17/2013 2:08:05 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Red Steel

Guess all that B.S. about how safer we will be if we don’t have these weapons turns out to be like your birth certificate.


3 posted on 04/17/2013 2:09:24 PM PDT by shadeaud (We need to learn to know what our enemies are truly creating)
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To: Red Steel

4 posted on 04/17/2013 2:09:25 PM PDT by freedomlover
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To: Red Steel
Obama To Speak Soon On Failure

What a refreshing departure to have the president finally talking about a subject that he knows something about.

5 posted on 04/17/2013 2:09:35 PM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Doing the same thing and expecting different results is called software engineering.)
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To: Red Steel

Give it up Obama!
Here is your scapegoat. (Post #1)


6 posted on 04/17/2013 2:09:36 PM PDT by right way right (What's it gonna take? (guillotines?))
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To: Red Steel

Get ready for pouting, whining, sighing, and general twelve-year-old-ness.


7 posted on 04/17/2013 2:10:27 PM PDT by denydenydeny (Admiration of absolute government is proportionate to the contempt one has for others.-Tocqueville)
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To: Red Steel

Constant campaign mode. Get ready for a condescending lecture disguised as a press conference.


8 posted on 04/17/2013 2:10:35 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Red Steel
Just sign an EO, Hussein.

Put your money where Reggie Love is.

I dare you.

9 posted on 04/17/2013 2:10:48 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Deficit spending is simply a scheme for the confiscation of wealth." --Alan Greenspan)
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To: Red Steel

I’LL BET OBAMA IS GOING TO ANNOUNCE THE ARREST OF THE BOMBING SUSPECT(S)


10 posted on 04/17/2013 2:10:58 PM PDT by stockpirate (COME AND GET THEM.....)
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To: Red Steel

Sucks to be them I guess.


11 posted on 04/17/2013 2:10:58 PM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Red Steel

Oblameo has extensive experience speaking about and causing failure...


12 posted on 04/17/2013 2:11:07 PM PDT by NCDave (AKA, "That idiot over there")
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To: Red Steel

Amazing how when it’s a few republicans voting with dems it’s a ‘bipartisan’ vote and when it’s a few dems voting with republican’s it’s a ‘mostly party line vote’.


13 posted on 04/17/2013 2:11:23 PM PDT by HeartlandOfAmerica (Get in touch with your galtitude!)
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To: Red Steel

If a Hurricane can help 0bama win an election, a bombing can underscore the FUTILITY of gun control. Take THAT, 0bummer!


14 posted on 04/17/2013 2:11:46 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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Hey Joe !

             Schadenfreude .. mmm mmm mmm !

15 posted on 04/17/2013 2:13:06 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Damn Markie showed some balls lol!
OF course being in AR I’m sure he knows the street would have been his new home! lol
I love it!


16 posted on 04/17/2013 2:14:39 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Red Steel
President Barack Obama will speak at the White House at 5:30 p.m. on the failure, the White House said.

Go ahead and whine about it, you filthy communist! Patriots from coast to coast are laughing at you.

17 posted on 04/17/2013 2:15:51 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: Red Steel

Wow...just think how many liberal wet dreams were crushed today...

Now that legislative means to grab our guns have failed....expect massive EO to be forthcoming


18 posted on 04/17/2013 2:16:07 PM PDT by Popman (Godlessness is always the first step to the concentration camp.)
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To: All

This was just an amendment to S.649 that went down in flames. When is the main body of the bill coming up for a vote?


19 posted on 04/17/2013 2:16:13 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: Red Steel

Seems to me if Dems voted with Repubs, it was a bipartisan vote.


20 posted on 04/17/2013 2:16:50 PM PDT by 7thson (I've got a seat at the big conference table! I'm gonna paint my logo on it!)
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To: HeartlandOfAmerica
Amazing how when it’s a few republicans voting with dems it’s a ‘bipartisan’ vote and when it’s a few dems voting with republican’s it’s a ‘mostly party line vote’.

Exactly my first thought when I read this. How does a party with a majority lose a "party line vote"?

21 posted on 04/17/2013 2:17:45 PM PDT by johniegrad
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To: denydenydeny

After today’s drubbing in the Senate, and yesterday’s attack in Boston, he’s got to pull a rabbit out of the hat. I’m thinking he’s going to announce executive orders. Something to make him look Presidential. In command. We’re not going to like it.


22 posted on 04/17/2013 2:17:56 PM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Red Steel
Obama To Speak Soon On Failure

Finally, something he's qualified for.

23 posted on 04/17/2013 2:18:01 PM PDT by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: Red Steel

This is big.

All the Feinstein crap was just that. THIS was what they really wanted to ram through.


24 posted on 04/17/2013 2:18:16 PM PDT by Jeff Winston
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To: Red Steel
In addition to Heitkamp, the other three Democrats voting against the measure were Sens. Mark Begich (D-Alaska), Max Baucus (D-Mont.), and Mark Pryor (D-Ark.).

Bi-partisan opposition. That needs to be the mantra.

25 posted on 04/17/2013 2:18:24 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Blather. Reince. Repeat.)
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To: Red Steel

Obama has to go find some kids so he can use them as props again


26 posted on 04/17/2013 2:18:51 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Red Steel

Papa Joe....Why the long face?


27 posted on 04/17/2013 2:19:03 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: 7thson

Obama won’t mention the Dems that voted against it, only the Republicans who voted against it


28 posted on 04/17/2013 2:19:35 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Red Steel
Why did this need 60 votes? Did the Republicans threaten to filibuster again so this was really a vote for cloture? Was it outside the normal order of the Senate so it required more than 51 votes? Seriously, the Dems have their 51 votes so they can logroll the Republicans unless the Republicans enact a filibuster, and will all the backstabbing by John McQueeg and Lindsey Grahamnesty I doubt that the GOP could maintain a filibuster.
29 posted on 04/17/2013 2:20:07 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Choose one: the yellow and black flag of the Tea Party or the white flag of the Republican Party.)
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To: Red Steel

Who the hell sucked Toomey into his self-immolation? Live boy or dead girl?


30 posted on 04/17/2013 2:21:30 PM PDT by Stentor ("the 3 stooges are in charge of monetary policy and sammy davis is president, WTF?" ZH)
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To: Red Steel

Reid just cut off the votes on Amendments and bill for today. Likey for Obama’s whine session at 5:30 PM.

Feinstein is now whining and pissing in the wind in a rant.

The loser is crushed.


31 posted on 04/17/2013 2:22:13 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

Old Feinswine is really screeching and bitching out the spineless democraps.


32 posted on 04/17/2013 2:25:07 PM PDT by Second Amendment First ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..." - Thomas Jefferson.)
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33 posted on 04/17/2013 2:25:14 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: Red Steel

>>> Obama To Speak Soon

Gawd, spare us your ‘righteous indigination’, you pos.


34 posted on 04/17/2013 2:28:38 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Red Steel

Suck it up, Barry.


35 posted on 04/17/2013 2:29:14 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Red Steel

Awwww! Poor ol’ Joe...he didn’t get to vote. Awww!


36 posted on 04/17/2013 2:30:12 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Sir Napsalot

indignation


37 posted on 04/17/2013 2:31:08 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Red Steel

I’m betting that Mark Max and Heidi, could feel the ill wind blowing. If they had gone with the crowd they would have been primaried and lost, and Heidi at least has just begun.


38 posted on 04/17/2013 2:32:00 PM PDT by wita
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To: Red Steel

Here’s what he will say...

“We can’t wait to protect our children! Tonight I am requiring...”


39 posted on 04/17/2013 2:34:09 PM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion (Gone rogue, gone Galt, gone international, gone independent. Gone.)
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To: Red Steel
Would be hilarious if his TelePrompter told him that it’s not buying his BS.
40 posted on 04/17/2013 2:34:14 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Red Steel
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41 posted on 04/17/2013 2:34:44 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: aMorePerfectUnion

When he does, an order should come from the SC to have him taken into custody.


42 posted on 04/17/2013 2:36:23 PM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: Red Steel

sad thing is, is again, an unconstitutional law failed to pass the senate by only four votes. 46 (and biden) have no problem infringing on gun rights explicitly described in the constitution. you don’t have to make stuff up to find gun rights, self-defense rights.

and don’t for a second think it’s over.

they will do another false flag like Newtown, where we’ve never heard more about the other three guys sneaking away from the school with rifles and black camo gear, and the police actually caught one, that story’s been squashed.


43 posted on 04/17/2013 2:38:22 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Red Steel

Will 0bama be surrounded by his Newtown props?


44 posted on 04/17/2013 2:38:57 PM PDT by Gritty (The Constitution's purpose is to insulate personal freedom from a lust for power-Judge A. Napolitano)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

“Obama has to go find some kids so he can use them as props again”

No, he has dragged out one of the parents to pave the way.


45 posted on 04/17/2013 2:41:08 PM PDT by wayoverthehill
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To: Red Steel

They can always move to a safe gun free state like MA or CT.

Pray for America to Wake Up


46 posted on 04/17/2013 2:42:11 PM PDT by bray (Surviving to spite Obama)
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OBOZO now speaking, Fox “The Five” cut to him and then cut away...haha, they all knew what he’s going to do...blame others!!

Lil Joe is standing there POUTING!!

What a dikhead...he’s blaming all GOP and not saying anything about the DumoRats NOT supporting infringing on our GOD GIVEN RIGHT!!


47 posted on 04/17/2013 2:43:29 PM PDT by GRRRRR (He'll NEVER be my President, FUBO! Treason is the Reason! Impeach the Kenyan)
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To: Red Steel
Hey Joe!

Clinton said to;

Put some ice on it!!”

48 posted on 04/17/2013 2:44:14 PM PDT by RedMonqey ("Gun-free zones" equal "Target-rich environment.")
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To: Standing Wolf

I’m happy about their failure but I bet nobody is more happy than Boehner.
I have no confidence in that man so I’m really glad we didn’t have to see him fold like a cheap tent.


49 posted on 04/17/2013 2:49:52 PM PDT by Clump ( the tree of liberty is withering like a stricken fig tree)
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To: Red Steel

Well, Joe, it seems that “The Peter Principle” is finally hitting you in the face!

Well, ol’ Ba-rack HUSSEIN Obama, I guess there’s just been one too many “ahah chukbars”, too close to too many real Americans, huh?

If I remember correctly, you once said that, if difficulties came, that you would stand with the ‘muslims’. Are you sure that you don’t want to extricate yourself from that?


50 posted on 04/17/2013 2:51:04 PM PDT by Terry L Smith
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