Comments: AWB Plan Of Attack

Sept. 7???

It's only Sept. 5!

Posted by Kevin Baker at September 5, 2004 12:34 PM

Silly mortal - do you still believe that time is linear?

Future dates are the only way I could think of to keep a post at the top of the page.

Posted by Publicola at September 7, 2004 02:06 PM

Publicola...

Did you see this? Its a House Resolution that provides the AWBan proponents with a WELL GREASED vehicle to get an AWBan bill before the US Senate in about 2 hours. All it takes would be Bush to signal it is "time" or for about 20 RINOs to roll over:

My analysis at ARFCOM: http://www.jobrelatedstuff.com/forums/topic.html?b=1&f=5&t=271836

The Resolution:

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IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 22, 2004

Mr. FERGUSON (for himself, Mr. CASTLE, and Mrs. MCCARTHY of New York) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Rules

RESOLUTION

Providing for the consideration of the bill (H.R. 3831) to extend the sunset on the assault weapons ban for 10 years.

Resolved, That, immediately upon the adoption of this resolution, the House shall without intervention of any point of order consider in the House the bill (H.R. 3831) to extend the sunset on the assault weapons ban for 10 years. The bill shall be considered as read for amendment. The previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and on any amendment thereto to final passage without intervening motion except: (1) one hour of debate on the bill equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the Committee on Judiciary; (2) an amendment in the nature of a substitute printed in the Congressional Record pursuant to clause 8 of rule XVIII, if offered by the Minority Leader or his designee, which shall be in order without intervention of any point of order (except those arising under clause 7 of rule XVI), shall be considered as read, and shall be separately debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent; and (3) one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

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Posted by Gonzo at September 7, 2004 07:23 PM

Gonzo,
Thanks. I needed more news like that.

If we can stp them in the Senate it won't matter. & if we can keep that from reaching the floor of the House it won't matter. Not that stopping them is easy, but at least all we have to do is run the clock out instead of taking some action.

Still, thanks for briging that to my attention.

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Posted by order soma at October 8, 2004 01:42 AM
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