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Aiming at a Compromise, 2 Senators Hit Bull's-eye

Ray from Bloombergia Wrote: Apr 14, 2013 12:16 PM
They always manage to find one guy, usually a NON dealer, who is approached by some other guy claiming he fears he can't pass the NICS check and could HE sell him a gun or buy for him.. That is FEDERAL and STATE offense but they make it look commonplace. Ray from Bloombergia NRA Life

When Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., visited the San Francisco Chronicle's editorial board in February, he essentially predicted that Washington would end up where it is today. Asked whether an assault weapons ban had a realistic chance of passage, the longtime gun owner, Vietnam vet and Democrats' point man on crafting legislation in the wake of the horrific Dec. 14 Sandy Hook shooting replied, "You don't think this whole thing's going to get through?" His apparent assessment was that it would not.

With a foot in both the gun world and the sausage factory, Thompson has a keen sense of...

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