Schumer-Toomey-Machine collapses, 54/46. Even Harry Reid voted against it. Senate now moving on Grassley/Cruz. Update: Grassley/Cruz falls 52-48. Leahy/Collins Amendment is up next, expected to fail. Update: Leahy/Collins falls 58-42. Cornyn’s concealed carry amendment comes up next. Update: Cornyn’s concealed carry falls short 57-43. Feinstein’s “assault weapon” ban comes up next. Update: Feinstein falls by [...]Read the rest of this entry »
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Alan Gottlieb of the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) shot me an email over the weekend stating that the Schumer-Toomey-Machin (STM) compromise gun bill was indeed a trap for the gun control lobby. It was going to be a framework on which pro-gun amendments could be hung, with very little given up in return. While the [...]Read the rest of this entry »
46 U.S. Senators voted to forfeit the Constitution to foreign powers on March 23. The mainstream media covered it up.
We’re somehow just finding out that on March 23, 46 American senators voted against a simple resolution affirming American sovereignty. Instead, they voted to forfeit the Second Amendment to the United Nations and their Arms Trade Treaty. I can’t find any record of any mainstream media commenting on the vote, and yet it happened; here [...]Read the rest of this entry »
Yeah, so all the unicorns and rainbows I was trying to salvage yesterday with unwarranted optimism over the possibilities of what could be done with the Senate gun control bill? Flush it: First, the legislation says that nothing in the legislation shall be construed to allow establishment of a federal firearms registry. In addition, it [...]Read the rest of this entry »
I was a little surprised that the Republicans skipped out on the gun control bill filibuster, allowing it to move forward to debate by a vote of 68-31. 16 Republicans crossing the aisle to allow it to go forward including Burr, who had been set to join the filibuster. While it is merely speculation, I think [...]Read the rest of this entry »