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WAPO: Obama Fibbed About Gun Background Checks

DuaneUrban Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 8:30 PM
The nice thing about the US is that it's all about the office of the presidency. Presidents come and go. In the scheme of things the US will carry on regardless the perfections or imperfections of the person warming a chair in the Oval Office.
Brian953 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 2:54 PM
Probably. But a sufficiently bad president CAN ruin things beyond repair.

I think that is what we have right now . . .

Two weeks ago when President Obama annnounced his new executive actions on gun control surrounded by children and Vice President Joe Biden he said, "Studies estimate that nearly 40 percent of all gun sales are made by private sellers who are exempt from this requirement.”

From the Washington Post fact checker:

Earlier this week, we gave this claim a “verdict pending.” We said we faced a bit of a conundrum because the 40 percent statistic was based on a single, relatively small survey of 251 people from...