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Politico ^ | 3-27-2013 | Roger Simon

Posted on 03/27/2013 4:21:56 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot

Wayne LaPierre may have more blood on his hands than Dracula, but — fair is fair — he also has the guts of a burglar.

He will say anything to advance the agenda of the National Rifle Association, which he runs, and he doesn’t worry about his critics. Under his leadership, the NRA has grown and today is one of the most feared lobbies on Capitol Hill.

I should point out that, unlike Dracula, LaPierre neither kills people nor drinks their blood. It is just my personal belief that the NRA’s gun mania has led to the slaughter of thousands of innocent men, women and children in this country.

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F U Roger.

NRA is not Wayne LaPierre. NRA is America.

1 posted on 03/27/2013 4:21:57 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot
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To: Sir Napsalot

The reason why NRA has grown so much is not LaPierre’s leadership. Gun grabbers are to blame, and that is YOU (Roger Simon) and you fellow unAmericans.

NRA is us. Try to defeat US.


2 posted on 03/27/2013 4:25:27 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

> Wayne LaPierre may have more blood on his hands than Dracula,

The author is a twerp.

The ones with the blood on their hands are the elitist goons that created “gun free zones”, correctly understood by criminals and homicidal lunatics as “sitting duck zones.”

Meanwhile, the same elitist goons enjoy armed security where they work, where they play, where they eat, and when they travel.

Their unspoken motto is ...

Armed security for me and mine,
Gun-free zones for thee and thine.

They should be tried for treason for complicity in mass murder and then promptly hanged.


3 posted on 03/27/2013 4:29:17 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

when the regime comes for you...like the Nazis came for Jews...you may then realize what the 2nd amendment is about there Roger, you vapid dooooosh.


4 posted on 03/27/2013 4:34:25 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

“LaPierre doesn’t always win. Bill Clinton, who knew how to speak to what were then called “Bubba” voters, beat him and signed an assault weapons ban in 1993.”

I think that was 1994, but regardless, LaPierre DID WIN that fight. First the “ban” was for 10 years, not permanent, and it wasn’t extended. And it also gave us a Republican House for over a decade, by sending HUGE NUMBERS of entrenched Democrats to their political graves. It also gave Republicans a lock on the South, which continues to strengthen.


5 posted on 03/27/2013 4:35:09 AM PDT by BobL (Look up "CSCOPE" if you want to see something really scary)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Leave it to Politico to publish an article with outlandish claims by an author who basically says “I’m Roger Simon, and I am a brain dead wussy gun control advocate, and here’s my opinion without any statistics, nor any sources for them”.

Congratulations Politico for your consistancy.


6 posted on 03/27/2013 4:38:46 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Simon is a hagged out, intellectually devoid political hack from another era trying to stay relevant in the illogical, irrational Obama Cheerleading media today.

Say anything nasty, anything at all about the liberal dogma “harp of the day” and stay relevant. NRA is responsible for what? The hell you say!

I supposed the carnage in Africa over the last 100 years by tribe against tribe is the NRAs fault, too?

Get a life, get a real job....go for a walk or something (oh, you can’t - too busy spouting crap for money you don’t deserve so you can pay your healthcare bills now.).


7 posted on 03/27/2013 4:42:17 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Sir Napsalot

The National Rifle Association has been the standard bearer for the Second Amendment for years, but also the standard bearer for training safe firearms handling for most of the LEO groups across America; for hunters - black powder, cartridge, concealed carry licensees, and archery; has been among those organizations condoning a “common-sense” idea of game conservancy and management; and lastly, a watchdog of elected officials and their stance on constitutional issues.

I have yet, in my 60 years of life, to see an anti-gun organization attempt to teach local, county/parish, and federal law enforcement officers how not to ‘Granny’, but to shoot the ‘bad guy’ that is next to her.

I have yet, to see one of those organizations propose ‘common-sense’ game conservancy and management, as a heritage to our future generations.

I have yet, to see one of those organizations provide a historical view of American firearms, and teach firearm safety, and marksmanship (which might be still a Scout badge), to our future generations.

That is the N.R.A.
- I - am the N.R.A.


8 posted on 03/27/2013 4:45:39 AM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: Sir Napsalot

It is just my personal belief that the NRA’s gun mania has led to the slaughter of thousands of innocent men, women and children in this country.

Yes a personal belief not backed by any documented facts.
Not too many gang bangers are NRA members nor have they ever heard of the NRA. Few criminals are likely to belong either as it is made up of so many police officers. Typical liberal horse shit speaking on an issue that the person knows nothing about.......


9 posted on 03/27/2013 4:48:42 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: Sir Napsalot

“He will say anything to advance the agenda of the National Rifle Association...”

Projection anyone?


10 posted on 03/27/2013 4:49:47 AM PDT by Castigar
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To: Sir Napsalot
Which is more dangerous - an armed populace in a constitutional republic or a defenseless populace under an armed socialist government.

The "thousands" that may have died becasue of an armed populace doesn't compare with the TENS OF MILLIONS citizens that have died at the hands of their own Socialist governments.

11 posted on 03/27/2013 4:53:52 AM PDT by PapaNew
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To: Sir Napsalot

The NRA did not create the deadly “gun free zones” where most of the mass murders seem to be happening.


12 posted on 03/27/2013 4:59:40 AM PDT by NRA1995 (I'd rather be a living "gun culture" member than a dead anti-gun candy-ass.)
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To: Gaffer
Everyone who knows anything about firearms and statistics "in this country" knows that Simon and his kind are the cause of entirely too many murders.

The cold hard facts are that we are armed to the teeth compared to anybody else on the planet AND ethnic group by ethnic group OUR gun death and/or murder rates are lower than the same unarmed crowd back in the old country.

People who try to stand in the way of us continuing to do what we've always done to keep down the murder rate are responsible for all the excess.

13 posted on 03/27/2013 5:00:04 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Sir Napsalot
NRA is not Wayne LaPierre. NRA is America.

These people don't get it - or choose to ignore it... the old commercial says it all:

"I am the NRA"

14 posted on 03/27/2013 5:01:54 AM PDT by grobdriver (Vivere liberi aut mori)
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To: Sir Napsalot
Feel the liberal love.

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15 posted on 03/27/2013 5:12:07 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Forget the entire article, what is actually said isn’t the point. The point is to press the notion that the Left is fighting against the NRA, which is a false premise.

The Left is fighting against the Constitution, in this case the right to be armed, but in general individual liberty and the republican system of government.

This entire article and others like it, are just canards to create false enemies that they can then demonize. Apparently, the Left still finds that going after the liberties directly, on the merit alone, to be a losing proposition.


16 posted on 03/27/2013 5:14:23 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

“It is just my personal belief that the NRA’s gun mania has led to the slaughter of thousands of innocent men, women and children in this country.”

Believe what you want. Dumbshit.


17 posted on 03/27/2013 5:16:16 AM PDT by tgusa (gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .......)
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To: Westbrook

The progressives are desparate. They know they don’t have a winning hand, so now its 3rd grade name calling. What next, comparing to Hitler?


18 posted on 03/27/2013 5:16:21 AM PDT by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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To: Travis McGee

Thanks, I have never seen these cartoons before.

/eye opening, but not really


19 posted on 03/27/2013 5:17:30 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

For every paid NRA member, there are 20 loyal Americans ready to defend the Constitution.

Roger would rather not consider that little fact.


20 posted on 03/27/2013 5:19:25 AM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: Sir Napsalot

“The reason why NRA has grown so much is not LaPierre’s leadership. Gun grabbers are to blame, and that is YOU (Roger Simon) and you fellow unAmerican”

Agree, I have been an NRA member for over thirty years and its my opinion that the NRA has succeeded in spite of LaPierre and not because of him. As the ace of the NRA he sucks. Maybe he is great behind closed doors when it comes to twisting legislators tails and such. But, out in public and in front of a camera, we need a new face.


21 posted on 03/27/2013 5:22:36 AM PDT by snoringbear (E.oGovernment is the Pimp,)
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To: Sir Napsalot

NRA is America’s first civil rights organization.


22 posted on 03/27/2013 5:26:39 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (NRA Life Member)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Greg DeGiere used to claim that the Kahanes - father and son - had killed “countless” arabs.

The left are insane, and evil.


23 posted on 03/27/2013 5:27:38 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: X-spurt
>>> They know they don’t have a winning hand <<<<

But they (progressives) think they do. Here is the paragraph in the article -

“It’s about intensity,” the source (a source close to the WH) said. “A majority of people are for gun control in America, but the NRA has intensity. A billionaire spends money on ads, but will that change things? Senators want to know what their phones calls are like, their letters, their emails, their social media and whether people are going to town meetings.

“People can still rise up. Don’t write the obit for gun control yet.” (end copying)

These progressives are waiting for another massacre to jump on the corpses. Plus Obama, after his vacation, will be criss crossing the country for intesive gun-control campaigning. That will cooked the poll numbers up for 'a majority favor gun-control' meme.

24 posted on 03/27/2013 5:29:43 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

“Mega Hurl Alert” on this one.


25 posted on 03/27/2013 5:36:24 AM PDT by Thorliveshere (Tais deau sá taghdedaul!)
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To: Sir Napsalot
Hey Simon! Which civil right is enshrined in the U.S. Constitution? The right to keep and bear arms, or two men marrying each other?

If you're having trouble with the question posed, Roger, I'll send you a copy of the Constitution for a refresher course.

5.56mm

26 posted on 03/27/2013 5:37:58 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: Gaffer

Facts and truth are the enemy of these goons. Open carry cities are the safest in the world. Gun ban cities are the most violent.


27 posted on 03/27/2013 5:40:03 AM PDT by Louis Foxwell (Better the devil we can destroy than the Judas we must tolerate.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

I am the NRA...


28 posted on 03/27/2013 5:42:15 AM PDT by SolidRedState (I used to think bizarro world was a fiction.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Ay yes - the venerable ad hominem attack. The author cannot defeat the ideas and facts presented by the NRA and its leadership, so the answer must be to defame them with vague accusations of causing bloodshed.


29 posted on 03/27/2013 5:44:37 AM PDT by MortMan (Disarming the sheep only emboldens the wolves.)
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To: Sir Napsalot; harpseal; TexasCowboy; nunya bidness; AAABEST; Travis McGee; Squantos; wku man; ...
Just another pathetic bleat from the


30 posted on 03/27/2013 5:45:57 AM PDT by Joe Brower (The "American People" are no longer capable of self-governance.)
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To: SampleMan
>>> Forget the entire article, what is actually said isn’t the point.

Yes. I agree. Thank you. It is not my intention linking to the article to bash Roger Simon.

He is just typical using the Alinsky, freezes targets on LaPierre, and NRA.

31 posted on 03/27/2013 5:53:13 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Thorliveshere

Sorry!!


32 posted on 03/27/2013 5:54:49 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Just exactly where is that so-called “blood” on LaPierre’s hands?

Ah, liberals, the utter definition of “cliche city”.

Here’s a cliche back at you, Politico: “Shove it up your smelly collective Obamas.”


33 posted on 03/27/2013 6:07:44 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Sir Napsalot

The left needs to keep people at the mercy of criminals and the down trodden or they will not have a purpose as Libtards.


34 posted on 03/27/2013 6:28:54 AM PDT by Rappini (Veritas vos Liberabit)
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To: Westbrook

Planned Parenthood has more blood on their hand than Adolph Hitler!


35 posted on 03/27/2013 6:42:05 AM PDT by spudville
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To: Sir Napsalot

The liberals’ blood mania has led to the deaths of millions of innocent children in this country.


36 posted on 03/27/2013 6:44:48 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: X-spurt

Fight fire with fire, I say. See post 35.


37 posted on 03/27/2013 6:44:58 AM PDT by spudville
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To: Sir Napsalot

You forgot the “BARF ALERT” warning!


38 posted on 03/27/2013 6:50:33 AM PDT by barefoot_hiker
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To: snoringbear
But, out in public and in front of a camera, we need a new face.

Ted Nugent! Now that would be fun!

39 posted on 03/27/2013 7:05:39 AM PDT by CAluvdubya (Molon Labe)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Also he’s a big fat dumbhead.

Politico actually pays for this adolescent B.S.?


40 posted on 03/27/2013 7:06:30 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Sir Napsalot

It is just my personal belief that rogersimon is a closet member of nambla and should be hung by the scrotum, but that is just a personal belief with no facts to back it up. Makes us about co-equally oblivious to the importance of facts.


41 posted on 03/27/2013 7:11:13 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages, start today.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Because left-wing lobbying are “grass roots” groups who represent individuals with real concerns and are supported by those people and do their best to represent them and they fart only rainbows, whereas conservative lobbying groups spring into existence spontaneously like mold or the bugs under rocks and don’t represent anyone except corporate fat cats. [Do I really need the /s?]


42 posted on 03/27/2013 7:13:13 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Westbrook
They should be tried for treason for complicity in mass murder and then promptly hanged.

Too merciful. Flay 'em.

43 posted on 03/27/2013 7:14:04 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: PapaNew
The "thousands" that may have died becasue of an armed populace doesn't compare with the TENS OF MILLIONS citizens that have died at the hands of their own Socialist governments.

And don't forget that some of those "thousands" are ones who SHOULD have died, who in that socialist tyranny would be MORE free to ply their trade and create MORE misery for innocents. Also, forget not that many more of the thousands are those who put themselves in harm's way, firearm-wise, by their choice of culture and association, and whose deaths, while not really a countable plus like my first group, is certainly no great tragedy, because it was their own choice. Take all those out and what's left is a statistical blip, like the number of people struck by lightning. Nothing to make policy on unless you're stupid as a Democrat. Shall we outlaw lightning next?

44 posted on 03/27/2013 7:24:33 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Travis McGee

Self-Defense Tip: What Not to Say to a 911 Operator During a Home Invasion
Posted on March 27, 2013 by Robert Farago

http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/


45 posted on 03/27/2013 7:36:36 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Westbrook

Vlad did get his message across to the ottomans.


46 posted on 03/27/2013 7:36:51 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: CAluvdubya

“But, out in public and in front of a camera, we need a new face.
Ted Nugent! Now that would be fun!”

Great idea! I would sign up for that!


47 posted on 03/27/2013 7:37:18 AM PDT by snoringbear (E.oGovernment is the Pimp,)
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To: spudville
"Planned Parenthood has more blood on their hand than Adolph Hitler!"

Looked at a slightly different way......the blood spilled by Planned Parenthood is on Adolph's hands as wellas their own. They are just faithfully following the tenets he helped establish. Ditto the euthanasia movement, and on and on for most of the socialist credos.

48 posted on 03/27/2013 7:44:49 AM PDT by Wonder Warthog
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To: snoringbear

The CBS evening news with Ted Nugent Anchor...

How about we dump Oreally and put in Nugent? Shep Smith?

MSNBC would soil their undies.


49 posted on 03/27/2013 7:48:53 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Terry L Smith
“I have yet, to see one of those organizations provide a historical view of American firearms, and teach firearm safety, and marksmanship (which might be still a Scout badge), to our future generations.”

Mr. Smith, regarding your comment about Scouts and shooting sports... The Rifle Shooting Merit Badge and Shotgun Shooting Merit Badge are quite alive and well in the Boy Scout program. I am an NRA Training Counselor and MB Instructor for my council's summer camp shooting program. We will see almost 1,000 youth come thru the MB programs this summer, some of whom have never handled a firearm before - and may never again, but they will learn SAFETY - Knowledge - Skills and a proper Attitude when they finish the course. The kids are taught using the NRA First Steps training supplemented with BSA specific requirements.
The kids want to learn - we have to give them the opportunity....
Don

50 posted on 03/27/2013 8:00:00 AM PDT by UPcrawfish
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