Daily Topics - Wednesday January 30th, 2013

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Hour One: We have a showdown on guns today in Congress...

Hour Two: After government gets your guns...are your life savings next? Lowell Ponte, The Great Debasement

Hour Three: What did slave patrols have to do with the 2nd Amendment - Dr. Junius Rodriguez


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meldroc 6 years 51 weeks ago

Since earlier you were suggesting Congressmen wear NASCAR-style patches on their suits to show their "sponsors", I thought I'd show you the picture of Max Baucus I photochopped back in 2009 during the health care wars.


I hope you like it.

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mathboy 6 years 51 weeks ago

First, I'm sorry to hear about your daughter's fiance, Thom. A prevented future is always painful.

Second, unrelatedly, I think it would be a great symbol to prosecute Wayne LaPierre for lying under oath to Congress. The NRA needs some impetus to start telling the truth.

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