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What If Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Run?

February 8, 2014 10 comments

What If Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Run?

NPR ^ | February 07, 2014 | Frank James

Posted on Saturday, February 08, 2014 9:08:21 AM by kingattax

The groundwork being laid for a Hillary Clinton presidential run in 2016 overlooks a single,


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almost unthinkable scenario: What if she doesn’t run?

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(Gunny G: What “The Folks” AreSaying About This! -See Reader Responses…) ~ Gun seller: ‘I can’t do it anymore’

December 30, 2012 Leave a comment

Gun seller: ‘I can’t do it anymore’


ABC News ^ | 12-17-2012 | Chris Trenkmann


Posted on Sunday, December 30, 2012 7:15:30 AM by algernon_garnock



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SEMINOLE, Fla. – As a pawn shop owner, Frank James was always a big believer in gun rights and the second amendment. After all, it was his bread and butter business. But after what he saw in Newtown, Connecticut on Friday, he’s had a change of heart. “I basically broke into tears and looked up on the wall, seeing the types of firearms I am selling,” James said.


At the Loan Star Pawn store in Seminole, a glass display case that once housed several Bushmaster AR-15 assault rifles is now empty. The glass counters normally filled with handguns has been completely cleared.


“I’m not going to be part of it anymore,” James said. He has several copies of the exact rifle suspected in the massacre.


“The model, the brand, everything,” he said.


The father of four said he was especially touched knowing that his youngest child, a six-year old daughter, was the same age as many of those children who were shot to death.


“I dropped my daughter off at school this morning. That was enough for me,” James said. “Conscience wins over making money.”


The store manager came into the pawn shop Monday and saw James taking down signs advertising guns, and asked him what was going on.


“He said don’t take the guns out of the safe. We’re no longer selling them,” said Leia Thomas. “I was shocked.”


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