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  •  They did that SPECIFICALLY to make sure (1+ / 0-)
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    the assault weapons ban FAILED. These people are spineless.

    What is truth? -- Pontius Pilate

    by commonmass on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 05:19:12 AM PDT

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    •  No, they did it (1+ / 0-)
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      so that they can pass other parts of the gun safety bill without being burdened by opposition to the AWB.
      Like background checks and making straw purchasing a federal offense.

      “We are not a nation that says ‘don’t ask, don’t tell.’ We are a nation that says ‘out of many, we are one.’” -Barack Obama

      by skohayes on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 06:16:16 AM PDT

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    •  Where's your evidence for (1+ / 0-)
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      a statement like that?  It's just as likely that Reid combined the bills to keep individual bills from being filibustered and taking up the rest of the year on this one policy debate.

      "In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican." - H. L. Mencken

      by SueDe on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 06:34:13 AM PDT

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