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AYHSMB - Obama to ban bullets by executive action, threatens top-selling AR-15 rifle - Quincy, IL News - Quin
fingers-Four down-votes! We've some real restrictionists on this site.
AYHSMB - Obama to ban bullets by executive action, threatens top-selling AR-15 rifle - Quincy, IL News - Quin
Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe, and preserve order in the world as well as property... Horrid mischief would ensue were the law-abiding deprived of the use of them.-Thomas Paine
qfingers - Obama to ban bullets by executive action, threatens top-selling AR-15 rifle - Quincy, IL News - Quin
Let's see -- states band lead bullets....manufactures use other materials...feds ban those bullets as they aren't made of lead. Basically kills the market for handguns that are rifle calibers...223....5.56mm... The Fed logic is if the ammo can be used in a handgun then ban it....purportedly for officer safety...not that we have any officers being killed by armor piercing rounds. Of course...next…
Sv3 - Obama to ban bullets by executive action, threatens top-selling AR-15 rifle - Quincy, IL News - Quin
No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms. The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government" -- Thomas Jefferson, 1 Thomas Jefferson Papers, 334
pjohnf - Quinn advocates consumer rights, blasts Rauner\'s budget - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Quinn complains about the Rauner budget after he and his liberal cohorts ran Illinois into the ground spending money we don't have and giving away the farm to public unions. You had your chance Quinn and with a democrat legislature behind you. Between Madigan, Cullerton and Quinn we may never get out of the fiscal hole the democrats created.

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GM bailout price tag: $10.5 billion

1 year, 2 months ago From latimes.com

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The federal government on Monday sold its remaining shares of General Motors Co. stock, ending the controversial $49.5-billion bailout of the automaker with an approximately $10.5-billion loss for taxpayers.

"This marks one of the final chapters in the administration's efforts to protect the broader economy by providing support to the automobile industry," Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said.

President Obama's decision to continue the bailouts of GM and Chrysler, begun in late 2008 under former President George W. Bush, helped avoid a collapse of the U.S. auto industry, Lew said.

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Obama tied the additional money to requirements that GM and Chrysler go through government-led bankruptcy restructurings that left taxpayers owning parts of both companies.

In 2011, Treasury closed the books on its $12.5-billion bailout of Chrysler and took about a $1.3-billion loss.

 

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