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BREAKING: Senate Kills Major Gun Legislation

Uber Dave Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 10:58 AM
Mike4166 Wrote: 23 minutes ago (10:30 AM) "Luscious Lars Wrote: 45 minutes ago (9:30 AM): 'Why do liberals lie and distort the truth?' It's all they're capable of, Lars. They can't advance their positions honestly based on fact and merit, so they lie, obfuscate, change the terms of the debate, change language and the meaning of words. It's what they do." Buck O Wrote: 13 minutes ago (10:40 AM) "If liberals told the truth about what they really want, they'd never win another election." Quite simply... ...It comes from the lessons they've learned: Liberalism 101 Lesson 17: Distort, bend, fold and staple the truth, after all: By any means necessary means by ANY means.

Much of the drama has already dissipated; most of these amendments will fail.  The Toomey/Manchin bipartisan compromise appears to be dead in the water, with Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) pounding home the final legislative nails earlier today. USA Today has a useful primer on what to expect this afternoon and evening, including the items liberals will be watching most carefully:

- The Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act (Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and three co-sponsors): The compromise background check provision expands background checks to gun shows and...

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