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Senate Democrats defend administration's right to take away guns from veterans

Senate Democrats defend administration's right to take away guns from veterans

By David Sherfinski-The Washington Times Monday, December 3, 2012

A major defense-spending bill hit an unexpected bump on its journey through the U.S. Senate over an amendment on veterans’ gun rights, which devolved into a heated floor debate and foreshadows a potential battle over Democrats’ vows to tweak the filibuster rules in the clubby, traditionally collegial body.

Sen. Tom Coburn, Oklahoma Republican, wants veterans who have been deemed “mentally incompetent” to have their cases adjudicated by a judge — rather than the Department of Veterans Affairs, as happens currently — and argued that veterans who simply cannot support themselves financially are needlessly given the label and, as such, cannot buy or possess firearms.

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Some good comments on that article

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"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know Peace." - Jimi Hendrix

Senators talk a good line but they will hire goons to do job.

And they will hire the goons with money they borrowed for us from the Federal Reserve.

Bernie Maddoff and and Kenneth Lay just can't begin to match the Congressional con job being handed us.

Free includes debt-free!

They Think They're Privileged.., Annointed

What they are is cowards. To weak and pathetic to do the dirty work..

Their day is coming and soon. There will be wailing and knashing of teeth..