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Obama Keeps Touting Bogus Gun Control Number

Jim3959 Wrote: Apr 03, 2013 10:52 AM
Why are you surprised? EVERYTHING Obama says is bogus.
DevinDenver Wrote: Apr 03, 2013 11:00 AM
The fact is, he just doesn't care if what he says is the truth or a lie. As long as it gets him what he wants.
DevinDenver Wrote: Apr 03, 2013 11:00 AM
The fact is, he just doesn't care if what he says is the truth or a lie. As long as it gets him what he wants.
spartacus3344 Wrote: Apr 03, 2013 11:03 AM
Repeat a lie long enough and it becomes the truth, especially with the stupidity of the average American voter....

For months we've heard President Obama and his fellow gun control zealots using the line, "40 percent of guns are purchased without a background check." We've heard anti-gunners make this claim under oath in congressional testimony and on primetime television. The problem? The 40 percent figure is an old and bogus statistic that was debunked a long time ago.

In January, the Washington Post fact checker gave Obama two pinocchios for using the figure.

Rather than being 30 to 40 percent (the original estimate of the range) or “up to 40 percent” (Obama’s words), gun purchases...

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