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For Senator, Billís Defeat Is Personal and Political
NYTimes ^ | April 17, 2013 | JEREMY W. PETERS

Posted on 04/17/2013 8:27:59 PM PDT by South40

WASHINGTON — When Senator Dianne Feinstein led the successful push for a federal assault weapons ban in 1994, she had a simple pitch to skeptical colleagues: What would you need to support this bill?

But when she started asking that question this year as she pushed for a renewal of the ban, the answer was almost always a resolute “Nothing.”

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; secondamendment
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“I don’t think she was ever under any illusion that it would be easy,” said Senator Barbara Boxer, also a California Democrat.

Stripping Americans of their God given right to defend themselves shouldn't be, you malignant witch.

1 posted on 04/17/2013 8:27:59 PM PDT by South40
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To: South40

It must really gall her that Ted Cruz and friends won.


2 posted on 04/17/2013 8:29:35 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: South40

Boo frickety hop. Cry me a river di fi.


3 posted on 04/17/2013 8:30:45 PM PDT by henkster (I have one more cow than my neighbor. I am a kulak.)
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To: South40

I hope she and all her gun grabbing partners are in deep shock and pain over this defeat.


4 posted on 04/17/2013 8:31:30 PM PDT by umgud (2A can't survive dem majorities)
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To: Timber Rattler

You know it does. Especially when the dems have been able to cheat and steal everything they have always wanted. All but this. :-)


5 posted on 04/17/2013 8:31:37 PM PDT by South40 (I Love The "New & Improved" Free Republic!)
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To: South40

Hey Senator Frankenstein, how is your investigation into the very serious Security Leaks going -——————— from last September?


6 posted on 04/17/2013 8:34:14 PM PDT by leprechaun9
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To: umgud

They will mourn today and begin tomorrow to plot the next move. One thing about the Dems (vs Rs) s that they never give up, they keep pushing and pushing and pushing, over decades if need be, to get what they want.


7 posted on 04/17/2013 8:34:15 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: Timber Rattler
It must really gall her that Ted Cruz and friends won.

Indeed. Well played, Ted, et al.

8 posted on 04/17/2013 8:34:15 PM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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9 posted on 04/17/2013 8:36:06 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: leprechaun9

hey, with so much cr@p flying, it’s hard to remember all this.
thanks for the memory!


10 posted on 04/17/2013 8:39:44 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: leprechaun9

Oh she hasn’t had time for that, much too busy trying to ban scary scary looking guns!


11 posted on 04/17/2013 8:41:11 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: South40

The gun-grabbing elites aren’t sure the homo/liberal supreme court is ready to trash the 2nd and the Constitution YET. They may need one more seat.


12 posted on 04/17/2013 8:44:52 PM PDT by 867V309
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Hey Dianne, it is really simple. We have the guns, you don't.

And besides, only 4% of Americans think gun control is an important problem.

Why not spend your time on something worthwhile like, I don't know, maybe repealing nobamacare? Gonna happen anyway. And ya gotta do that before you can ram through single payer.

13 posted on 04/17/2013 8:47:26 PM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: EDINVA

You are so right about that. The other thing they do is attack the same issue from several different approaches almost simultaneously. Look at all the things in Obamacare that do deal with mental health and people having guns or healthcare for illegals.

They just won’t go away.


14 posted on 04/17/2013 9:01:30 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: onyx
Every time I see that woman, I just think of her following historic arrogant quote and my blood pressure soars...

"It's the law! Deal with it!

15 posted on 04/17/2013 9:02:58 PM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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To: South40

Maybe she should commit hare-kari on the steps of the NRA headquarters.


16 posted on 04/17/2013 9:05:19 PM PDT by ZULU (See: http://gatesofvienna.net/)
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To: South40

F U, you tyrannical, malignant old bitch!

I am thoroughly enjoying my schaedenfreude right now, revelling in your anguish. Get ready for more because 100 million gun owners are ready to deliver it. Traitorous bitch.


17 posted on 04/17/2013 9:12:09 PM PDT by Ancesthntr ("The right to buy weapons is the right to be free." A. E. van Vogt)
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To: South40
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18 posted on 04/17/2013 9:18:55 PM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: Wings-n-Wind

She needs to have her mailbox filled with life sized posters of Ted Cruz with his question to her about what other rights she would restrict if it were up to her printed on it!

Let that be the Bitch’s legacy.


19 posted on 04/17/2013 9:30:17 PM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: umgud

They are. Try reading DU comments and it’s like reading the funny papers. Complete meltdown LOL


20 posted on 04/17/2013 9:32:31 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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