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1 Gus  Fri, Dec 21, 2012 8:23:18pm

Nicely done.

2 EPR-radar  Fri, Dec 21, 2012 8:51:20pm

Bravo.

This mountain of crap from the NRA is so egregious that I think pretty strong conclusions can be derived from it.

1) They can't possibly believe their own bullshit. It's as bad as a creationist screed in terms of lying, distorting facts etc.

2) The product being sold is fear. For the purposes of generating fear, random mass shootings are highly desirable. Therefore, it is not a problem that the NRA's proposals would do nothing to help (and would most likely make the problem worse). It is a feature.

3) This is an evil proposal by evil people who want to implement evil policy using dead children as props.

(in case it isn't clear, I've been doing a slow burn about the NRA presser all day...)

3 Tigger2  Fri, Dec 21, 2012 9:04:20pm

I'm damn glad I left the NRA in the 90s if I hadn't I sure would have cut my card up today.

4 EPR-radar  Fri, Dec 21, 2012 9:06:51pm

re: #3 Tigger2

I'm damn glad I left the NRA in the 90s if I hadn't I sure would have cut my card up today.

Good for you. Sane people clearly need to leave the NRA.

5 watching you tiny alien kittens are  Fri, Dec 21, 2012 9:47:32pm

re: #3 Tigger2

I'm damn glad I left the NRA in the 90s if I hadn't I sure would have cut my card up today.

I left the NRA in 1993, two years after Wayne took over, I just couldn't stand the conspiracy theory bullshit he was pushing anymore. I don't care how many times he said it, I never believed that Clinton and the UN blue helmets were going to come take my guns. It turned out that I was right in the end too.

6 nines09  Fri, Dec 21, 2012 10:28:20pm

Well said. Well put. Well done. The NRA is looking to the government to protect us from their very own customers.

7 PhillyPretzel  Sat, Dec 22, 2012 5:59:38am

One of my chat buddies from another weblog told me that he did not get any broadcast emails from the NRA for a week. Clearly they are afraid of what their members might say or do.

8 Skip Intro  Sat, Dec 22, 2012 8:59:52am

Why doesn't Wayne care about people who go the theaters or malls? Can't we get our own NRA approved program and logo too?

9 CuriousLurker  Sat, Dec 22, 2012 9:51:55am

Great job--excellent Page & commentary.

10 Tim Nadeau  Sat, Dec 22, 2012 4:49:32pm

Man, that is a great commentary on the BS I heard from the NRA. Where is responsible leadership? Hey Heston, I'm talking to you.


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