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Here are the 16 Republicans who voted to kill Rand Paul’s gun control filibuster before it started

Complete with phone numbers!

This morning, Senators Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, and Mike Lee released the following statement:

This morning the Senate will vote on the motion to proceed to the firearms bill (S.649). It is expected that the Toomey-Manchin provision announced yesterday will replace the current language regarding background checks. Yet, as of this morning, not a single senator has been provided the legislative language of this provision. Because the background-check measure is the centerpiece of this legislation it is critical that we know what is in the bill before we vote on it. The American people expect more and deserve better.

Unfortunately, the effort to push through legislation that no one had read highlights one of the primary reasons we announced our intention to force a 60 vote threshold. We believe the abuse of the process is how the rights of Americans are systematically eroded and we will continue to do everything in our power to prevent it.

Sadly, just a few hours later, 16 Republican Senators caved to the Democrats and voted to end debate and bring to the floor a gun control bill that no one has had a chance to read. There will be Amendments offered, it will probably pass, and then we’ll all be able to “find out what’s in it.”


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My interpretation of what I heard from a guest journalist's

remarks on NPR is that senate gun control measures have become justifiably plausible and that Skeeter's (Obomba) administration is determined to cause for continued 2nd amendment infringements, etc.,etc. Is not NPR publicly funded and is not NPR particularly one-sided regarding most matters? The same guest also remarked that the NRA has over-reached in efforts to influence anti-infringement opinions. No particulars were referenced and NPR failed to offer equal time to the "other side" of the debate.

If NPR is publicly funded, should not NPR be defunded for failure to fairly and accurately represent the public interest?

I just gave Mr. Alexander an

I just gave Mr. Alexander an earful. Mr. Corker, you're next! I will actively participate in your ouster you pieces of sh!t sellouts!

Just bumping the list:

One more time:

•Lindsey Graham (SC) (202) 224-5972
•Lamar Alexander (TN) (202) 224-4944
•Kelly Ayotte (NH) (202) 224-3324
•Richard Burr (NC) (202) 224-3154
•Saxby Chambliss (GA) (202) 224-3521
•John McCain (AZ) (202) 224-2235
•Tom Coburn (OK) (202) 224-5754
•Susan Collins (ME) (202) 224-2523
•Bob Corker (TN) (202) 224-3344
•Jeff Flake (AZ) (202) 224-4521
•John Hoeven (ND) (202) 224-2551
•Johnny Isakson (GA) (202) 224-3643
•Dean Heller (NV) (202) 224-6244
•Mark Kirk (IL) (202) 224-2854
•Pat Toomey (PA) (202) 224-4254
•Roger Wicker (MS) (202) 224-6253

If you don't know your rights, you don't have any.

These three names just keep popping up:

Kelly Ayotte, Lindsey Graham, John McCain.

If anyone hasn't heard of Kelly Ayotte, Google/Bing/StartPage "KingCast and Kelly Ayotte."

If you don't know your rights, you don't have any.

Here's Larry Pratt's GOA Call to Arms: Contact the Traitors!

Action Alert

The Battle Will Take Longer than We'd Hoped

But there's still a very good chance we can win!

“Gun Owners of America [has] been pressing lawmakers who may have wavered on this emotional issue of background checks.”
- CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, April 10, 2013

We've been fighting these gun control battles for almost 40 years now. And we almost always win. But it's almost always a nail-biter.

And so it is on Obama's gun control agenda.

We'd hoped that we could stop the gun control bribe-o-thon early (and risk-free) by blocking the motion to proceed to the package. But thanks to sell-outs like Pennsylvania's one-term senator, Pat Toomey, we're going to have to take a different battle position and defeat the package at a later stage.

The Senate today overcame the Paul-Cruz-Lee filibuster and voted to move to proceed to Harry Reid’s gun control bill (S. 649). Where Reid needed 60 votes, the tally was 68-31. Click here to see if your Senator sold you out by voting to “move to proceed” to the bill.

Republican defectors who voted anti-gun were: Alexander (TN), Ayotte (NH), Burr (NC), Chambliss (GA), Collins (ME), Corker (TN), Coburn (OK), Flake (AZ), Isakson (GA), McCain (AZ), Heller (NV), Hoeven (ND), Kirk (IL), Graham (SC), Toomey (PA) and Wicker (MS).

So, here's where we are. Right after the Senate proceeded to the gun control bill, Harry Reid used his privileged recognition to put a bunch of amendments in place. In Senate parlance, they are referred to as an "amendment tree;" and they contain the universal registry bill, the Feinstein gun ban, and the magazine ban. These will be voted on in upcoming days.

As for the Toomey-Manchin-Schumer universal registry bill, don't believe the press' efforts to sugar-coat it. If you have ever had an "Internet ... posting" on (or related to) your gun, you can sell it only by going to a dealer and filling out a 4473 and getting the government's approval. Only a cave man would be exempt.

And once you have a 4473? Well, the ATF is going from dealer to dealer, copying the information on these forms, and feeding it into a database. But, says Toomey, he's against universal registries. This is where it would have helped if Toomey had consulted someone who knew something about guns.

Registration and violation of privacy.

First of all, Toomey’s anti-registry language prohibits photocopying the 4473's, but it doesn't prohibit going into the FFL with a laptop and copying all the information. Second, ATF takes the position that the data it's accumulating in a database is not a "registry," so Toomey's ban does no good. Third, guess what the sanction is for violation of Toomey's anti-registry language? Answer: Eric Holder has to choose to prosecute himself and his own department.

But this isn't the only bad thing about Toomey-Manchin-Schumer.

Section 107 of the sell-out also waives any federal privacy prohibitions under HIPAA to sending the names of Americans with PTSD, ADHD, and post partem depression to the gun ban database. But that’s not all.

Believe in Jesus, hand in your guns?

Because private shrinks will be able to add patients names into a federal database of the mentally ill - without due process - you will be at their mercy.

As Red State editor, Erick Erickson says, “Activist mental health providers will probably be overly aggressive in adding people to the list. Give it five years in liberal areas and people who believe in the physical resurrection of Christ will probably get automatic entry onto the list.”

And as for veterans? Toomey-Manchin-Schumer reinforces the proposition that bureaucrats in the Department of Veterans Affairs can take away veterans' rights without any due process. If a veteran has $30,000 to spend getting back the rights Toomey-Manchin-Schumer wrongly took from him, the sell-out creates yet another redundant money-trap for restoration of rights that shouldn't have been taken away in the first place.

Repealing gun owner protections.

What if you want to travel across the country? McClure-Volkmer allowed you to do that with an unloaded gun in the trunk (18 U.S.C. 926A). But, under the Toomey-Manchin-Schumer sell-out, unless you can "demonstrate," to the satisfaction of the New York police (1) where you came from, (2) where you're going, (3) that you're legally entitled to possess the gun in the place you can from, and (4) that you're legally entitled to possess the gun in the place you're going, THEY WILL ARREST YOU in New York.

The Toomey-Manchin-Schumer sell-out creates a Biden-like commission to insure that the cries for gun control continue.

Like sprinkles on a pile of dung, Toomey and Schumer steal some of the proposals we drafted and try to use them to get us to buy onto gun control. But it won't work.

The gun movement is united against this disgusting pile of gun control.

Here is the new battlefield. Because of the Senate rules, many of the upcoming gun control votes will need 60 (out of 100 votes) to move forward. That will almost certainly be the case with the Toomey-Manchin-Schumer proposal. And because the entire Second amendment movement - GOA, NRA, etc. - is against the Toomey language, it virtually ensures his amendment will fail.

And if Toomey-Manchin-Schumer doesn't pass, then Reid probably won’t have enough votes to overcome a second filibuster on the bill - as it would contain the original anti-gun language sponsored by Reid and Schumer. This all but guarantees that the legislation would die, as Republicans and a half-a-dozen Democrat Senators would then team up to keep the bill from getting the required 60 votes.

One last question or thought: Did we waste our time supporting the Paul-Cruz-Lee filibuster and fighting the motion to proceed? No, because we forced Obama to fire most of his ammunition, as he dragged his human props around Washington in an effort to exploit them for political gain.

If Obama had been able to wait to play this card until Toomey-Manchin-Schumer came up for a vote, that vote would be a lot harder for us to win.

But Obama has already played this card for his "they deserve a vote" theme. Okay, they're getting their vote. But by the time we reach the vote on cloture on Toomey-Manchin-Schumer, Obama's exploitation of the victims of Newtown will begin to be realized for the cynical exploitative political ploy that it is. And he will be less able to shift gears and use the victims for the theme “They deserve a ‘yes’ vote.”

ACTION: So contact your Senators. Tell them to vote against cloture on the Toomey-Manchin-Schumer sell-out.

Predictions in due Time...

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

BUMP - This fight has just begun


"Canadian Free Press"!!! think about that! hah!

Christians who express their opinion about homosexuality in written or spoken word will be subject to international prosecution for human rights abuse, those hate crimes laws TRUMP Canadian free speech right so says their Supreme Court.

Canada FREE Press...hah! I'm sure we have their support for American Liberty where our Bill of Rights are concerned....

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I heard there was a dinner a

I heard there was a dinner a couple nights ago. It was with Republican senators and Obama. i said right away, that means Obama is going to win. I don't know what he does to people (pays them, hypnotizes them)who knows but almost every time he talks to someone that he is trying to sway in his direction Obama wins. So I am interested in knowing which Republican senators went to the dinner and compare to this list of who caved....

A vote for the motion is a vote to kill the Second Amendment

Time to ramp up campaigns, oust every Republican and Democrat who votes in favor of gun control.

Take back the GOP and Restore America Now.

This is the John McCain,

the United States is a battlefield, and Lindsay Graham, tell them to shut up, gang. These Senators should be defeated in the next election, all 16 of them.

I was reading about this on

I was reading about this on the Huff Po. I go there to read comments posted by the sheeple so I know what we are up against.

I own guns. When shit hits the fan...the anti gun/2nd amendment people better not come knocking at my door to protect them. I have no tolerance for this kind of ignorance.

Both of the Democrats in

Both of the Democratic senators in Montana voted for advancing this monstrosity:

Baucus (who also voted to advance the Brady Bill and sponsored ObamaCare). It's time to rid Americans of this stone age relic.

Tester (according to this chump, only words count, not actions) *

As far as the republicans, we need to target the states of Georgia, Tennessee, and Arizona

* Don't let your feeble victory over that co-chump Rehberg go to your head, John. Most Montanans likely saw you as the lesser of two evils, but I and many other Montanans didn't fall for the con jobs from either one of you.

At least Tester

voted against the "Monsanto Protection Act" - the *only* Democrat that did...

Who on here said Jeff

Flake was good? He is a real FLAKE! Freakin RINO set up buy his Puppet Master John McCain!!

It's time! Rand Paul 2016!

"Truth, Justice, and the American Way!"

Those politicians are poking

Those politicians are poking at a sleeping tiger. Next election they'll be remembered and voted out with 'furious anger'.

not to mention almost all of the Democrats

here they are if you are inspired:

*note* these Dems did not vote for it.
Begich (D-AK) voted nay
Pryor (D-AR) voted nay
Lautenberg (D-NJ) did not vote

These ILL-REPUTES.....NEVER even read their bills!

I think that was what astonished me the most, when we learned it these past two elections with Dr. Paul.

Just what do we need these pigs for? Think about it. They make foolish talk on CNBC, MSNBC, etc. They act like they are saints, for God's sake. And, then, they are off laughing all the way to the nearest club for a cocktail & dinner at taxpayer's expense.

It is TRULY such a PATHETIC time for this country. Our Founders would weep in their graves, if they knew.

Again...both TN senators

Again...both TN senators Alexander and Corker show their stripes. This is the last time...I am FURIOUS with these two and will be calling their office at the first chance. They always vote together as well..I will actively sabatoge their campaigns when they are up for re-election any way I can. i will attend their town hall meetings with signs showing their true voting records. I will call up whoever runs against them Dem, Ind, whoever with info to sabotage them(cant be worse than who we have)

Dude, in this last election, even the DEM was more conservative

than Corker. I think he was anti-Fed along with the Independent, that I was really torn.

Do you have some dirt on them? With this Franklin Coverup/Penn State/Saville stuff coming out, really makes a person wonder what these little JP Morgan ho-hos have been up to...

Remember when Corker's daughter got carjacked? Do you think that was a message? You start to have to wonder who's pulling the strings when these guys don't remotely represent the people anymore.

I'm becoming more convinced that

Diebold aka Hal aka TPTB elected Corker. One poll done in the February of 2011 showed he had huge negatives and him losing big to an unnamed conservative challenger. Yet he wins 80% against a great guy like Zach Poshevich, who was an amazing guy who campaigned in all the counties and gave it his all. Only those interested even knew we were having a primary. It just doesn't add up for me.

McCain and Graham

Are getting ripped on Facebook



"If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy." -- James Madison

Drone strike target list, if you ask me....

...plus supporting Democraps, of course.

Real domestic terrorists.

Treason during war time.

What would the Founders do?

If you don't care to click the link..

•Lindsey Graham (SC) (202) 224-5972
•Lamar Alexander (TN) (202) 224-4944
•Kelly Ayotte (NH) (202) 224-3324
•Richard Burr (NC) (202) 224-3154
•Saxby Chambliss (GA) (202) 224-3521
•John McCain (AZ) (202) 224-2235
•Tom Coburn (OK) (202) 224-5754
•Susan Collins (ME) (202) 224-2523
•Bob Corker (TN) (202) 224-3344
•Jeff Flake (AZ) (202) 224-4521
•John Hoeven (ND) (202) 224-2551
•Johnny Isakson (GA) (202) 224-3643
•Dean Heller (NV) (202) 224-6244
•Mark Kirk (IL) (202) 224-2854
•Pat Toomey (PA) (202) 224-4254
•Roger Wicker (MS) (202) 224-6253

About half..

..of the voice mails were full. They're so popular.

"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty" TJ


looks like its all the same people that opposed the CHUCK HAGEL confirmation.

israeli firsters the lot of them.... scum.

Except for Ted Cruz of course because he is from texas had to vote no on cloture , even though he did opposed hagel as well , israel has its hooks in him but only slightly , give it a couple of years and we shall see who he answers to one hundred percent.

"He's this eccentric Ghandi-Like figure that you cant touch with the normal bribes that people respond to."
the man Doug Wead on DR. RON PAUL

Listen to this song


This video is Medium Troy - freshest anti gov song out there.

Most of the guns owned by government funds.

yt = classicalliberalism

Patriotic Senex

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When the call

comes in to these bootlicking traitors from their MASTERS, it is their turn to give the DEVIL his due.
To Hell with these RINO's.

"Government is the entertainment division of the military-industrial complex". - Frank Zappa

The Maverick McCain

selling out liberty again.

Both Arizona senators passed this crap on.

Be brave, be brave, the Myan pilot needs no aeroplane.

You mean "MaveDICK" McCain...

not "maverick".