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Old 12-28-2012, 20:54   #21
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... What a joke this country has become.
Tyranny is no joke.
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Old 12-28-2012, 21:35   #22
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He is just exercising "More flexibility after the election"
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Old 12-28-2012, 21:55   #23
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That's what's so damnable. All we can do is petition our overlords and beg of them not to take away our rights.
That's not all we can do. Just all that I consider reasonable at this moment.
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Old 12-28-2012, 22:11   #24
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"But you know what, I am also betting that the majority -- the vast majority -- of responsible, law-abiding gun owners would be some of the first to say that we should be able to keep an irresponsible, law-breaking few from buying a weapon of war" - President Obama
Well . . there go your bows, arrows and crossbows.

Damn.
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Old 12-29-2012, 07:46   #25
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I will admit I have not written my reps yet. However, of them, I have a senator who has vowed to vote against any restrictions (Blunt), one who will definitively vote whatever way she thinks her dreamboat President wants her to vote (McCaskill) and a rep who will vote against it. Who do I write?
All of them. There are plenty of cut and paste letters out there.
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Old 12-29-2012, 07:48   #26
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Well . . there go your bows, arrows and crossbows.

Damn.
My crossbow has one of those evil pistol grips. Guess I'm screwed. Maybe if I promise to only use tennis ball tips, they will let me keep it.
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Old 12-29-2012, 08:02   #27
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I don't know anything about the process, but wouldn't petitions just stay open until they get enough votes to get a response?
It doesn't appear that way. The petition calling for an AWB got something like 150,000 signatures.
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Old 12-29-2012, 08:40   #28
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90% of people that called congress opposed tarp too.

This video seemed appropriate since feinstein said her constituents called overwhelmingly against tarp, but she voted to pass it because it's in your best interest.

91,000 calls 85,000 against the bailout bill! Sen feinstein - youtube

you forget who politicians work for. It isn't you.
that is 100% correct... Politicans are self serving..
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