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Old November 5, 2008, 10:32 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by 44 AMP
And while the projections are probably accurate enough, exactly what the makeup of Congress will be is not quite yet fixed.
At this time ...

Senate (51 needed for majority):

Democrats 54
Republicans 41

Houes (218 needed for majority):

Democrats 248
Republicans 187

Our new President (and remember he dosen't take office until Jan.) has a track record of being far from a friend to the average bitter citizen clinging to their guns and religion, BUT it may just be that he will have bigger things to occupy his administration for a while.
He needs to do nothing. It is the Schumers and Fienstiens who will be doing the legwork. All the president has to do is attend a Rose Garden ceremony to sign whatever they put before him.
Gun Control: The premise that a woman found in an alley, raped and strangled with her own pantyhose, is morally superior to allowing that same woman to defend her life with a firearm.

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