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By Matt Kibbe
The short-term deal will assure long-term overspending
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Joshua Green
“I am a law-abiding citizen and responsible gun owner. I am saddened by the tragic events in Newtown, Connecticut, but I believe that efforts to impose new restrictions on me and other lawful and responsible owners like me are misguided. Did you know that violent crime with firearms has declined since the Federal ‘assault weapons ban’ expired in 2004? ...
"He's also a committed devotee of the small-government, states' rights, tea party worldview that's still dominant within the GOP," he adds. "Is Perry positioned for a comeback? I doubt it. But if he runs, he'll be more in [sync] with what I expect Republicans to be looking for in a nominee than most people credit him."