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Fri Dec 14, 2012, 05:06 PM

I hereby solemnly pledge...

... never to vote for, or support in any manner, any candidate, for any office, that from this point forward, takes even one penny of contributions from the NRA. This is a litmus test that is not open to negotiation, now, or at any point in the future. Enough is enough.

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Reply I hereby solemnly pledge... (Original post)
99Forever Dec 2012 OP
Freedomofspeech Dec 2012 #1
tblue Dec 2012 #2
yellerpup Dec 2012 #3
msongs Dec 2012 #4
99Forever Dec 2012 #6
stevenleser Dec 2012 #10
heaven05 Dec 2012 #24
heaven05 Dec 2012 #27
ZombieHorde Dec 2012 #5
99Forever Dec 2012 #12
ZombieHorde Dec 2012 #13
99Forever Dec 2012 #14
ZombieHorde Dec 2012 #15
progressoid Dec 2012 #17
ZombieHorde Dec 2012 #35
Squinch Dec 2012 #7
nolabear Dec 2012 #8
1StrongBlackMan Dec 2012 #9
stevenleser Dec 2012 #11
99Forever Dec 2012 #16
1StrongBlackMan Dec 2012 #18
KoKo Dec 2012 #33
99Forever Dec 2012 #36
1StrongBlackMan Dec 2012 #37
KoKo Dec 2012 #19
99Forever Dec 2012 #20
calimary Dec 2012 #26
KoKo Dec 2012 #28
calimary Dec 2012 #29
KoKo Dec 2012 #30
calimary Dec 2012 #34
99Forever Dec 2012 #31
KoKo Dec 2012 #32
Fearless Dec 2012 #21
Care Acutely Dec 2012 #22
Skittles Dec 2012 #23
DrewFlorida Dec 2012 #25

Response to 99Forever (Original post)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 05:10 PM

1. Excellent.

I will take the same pledge.

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Response to 99Forever (Original post)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 05:11 PM

2. Goshalmighty, me too!

I promise!

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Response to 99Forever (Original post)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 05:12 PM

3. Yes, I will make that pledge as well.

It's the dirtiest lobby in the USA.

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Response to 99Forever (Original post)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 05:14 PM

4. evidently you will voting for a new political party lol nt

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Response to msongs (Reply #4)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 05:19 PM

6. So be it.

I don't have a problem with that.

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Response to msongs (Reply #4)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 05:25 PM

10. Nah, 26 House Democrats and 1 senate Democrat recvd NRA money

Not that many really, and most of the ones I could see were either in Red states or red districts

http://www.opensecrets.org/orgs/recips.php?id=D000000082&cycle=2012&state=&party=&chamber=&sort=A&page=1

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Response to stevenleser (Reply #10)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 07:38 PM

24. and

they are blue.....dog And every since I dropped my weapon obsession, after John Lennon was assassinated and dropped my NRA membership, same year I have tried to not give my vote to gun people.

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Response to stevenleser (Reply #10)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 07:44 PM

27. mostly repugs

figures. Fucking Dingell.

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Response to 99Forever (Original post)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 05:16 PM

5. Fuck that. I always vote against Republicans.

I live in Montana. If I voted, and encouraged others to vote only for folks who don't take money from the NRA, Republicans would be much more likely to win elections.

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #5)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 05:30 PM

12. Sorry I asked you to.

Oh, wait a minute, I didn't ask you to do jackshit. Feel free to vote for whoever the fuck you please, even those getting support from the bloody hands of those who enable events like today's. You gotta RIGHT!

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Response to 99Forever (Reply #12)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 05:34 PM

13. My reply came off harsher than I indended. I apoligize for my tone.

I let my distaste for Republicans cloud my posting judgment.

I really, really dislike the Republican party. The Dems in Montana are pro-gun. I'll take a pro-gun Democrat over a pro-gun Republican any day.

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #13)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 05:36 PM

14. Apology accepted.

However, I will not change my stance.

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Response to 99Forever (Reply #14)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 05:43 PM

15. Thanks. I understand your position.

We all have lines we won't cross.

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #5)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 06:34 PM

17. I just checked open secrets for 2012

No major candidates from MT even listed.

http://www.opensecrets.org/orgs/recips.php?id=D000000082&cycle=2012&state=&party=&chamber=&sort=A&page=1

Three Repubs from my state though.

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Response to progressoid (Reply #17)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 09:47 PM

35. Some of them have an A rating from the NRA, so I assumed they took money from them. nt

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Response to 99Forever (Original post)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 05:21 PM

7. THIS is what it will take.

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Response to 99Forever (Original post)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 05:22 PM

8. I'll join in on that. And let them know it.

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Response to 99Forever (Original post)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 05:23 PM

9. Seems like a lot of people ...

swearing not to ever vote again in the U.S.

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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Reply #9)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 05:25 PM

11. Nope, see my #10

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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Reply #9)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 06:18 PM

16. How did I know somebody...

.. would post some stupid horsedung like this.

Congrats, you receive the Dumbest Post on the Thread Award.

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Response to 99Forever (Reply #16)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 06:35 PM

18. Thank you ...

Now ... extrapolate the obvious result of Democrats refusing to vote for anyone (including Democrats) that receive NRA dollars ...

That's right ... a Congress full of gopers whose base doesn't care that their reps receive NRA dollars.

I understand emotions are running strong today ... But please think!

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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Reply #18)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 09:18 PM

33. Yes...I understand what you say but WHAT IF the Passions Run Stronger than

what You Think they will?

You Say:

Now ... extrapolate the obvious result of Democrats refusing to vote for anyone (including Democrats) that receive NRA dollars ...

That's right ... a Congress full of gopers whose base doesn't care that their reps receive NRA dollars.

I understand emotions are running strong today ... But please think!


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WHY SHOULD DEMS be AFRAID...any longer by the RW GUN CONTROLLERS and THEIR LOBBYISTS...going Forward?

We Just ELECTED A DEM PRES for another FOUR YEAR TERM. We DEMS are NOT Powerless!

We have a VOICE!

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Response to 1StrongBlackMan (Reply #18)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 10:23 PM

36. I think just fine, bud.

I "think" that if Democrats want my support and vote, I've been quite clear about what I won't tolerate. Quite frankly, if you don't like it, that's just too damn bad. Save your guilt trip for someone else.

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Response to 99Forever (Reply #36)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 10:02 AM

37. I did not mean to offend; but ...

your manner of thinking gave us the 2010 election and its result.

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Response to 99Forever (Original post)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 06:37 PM

19. Good Luck with that..given NRA's Lobbying Power...But, I support you in what you say!

Something needs to be done.

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Response to KoKo (Reply #19)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 06:46 PM

20. We don't take away their power by doing nothing.

I may lose, but at least I'll have done something positive about this scourge on this Nation.

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Response to 99Forever (Reply #20)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 07:44 PM

26. Exactly. We don't take their power away by doing nothing.

I think we need to analyze seriously, even severely, HOW the bad guys have worked successfully - over many years, true - to tarnish and negate and throw shit all over organized labor, organizations like ACORN, and even the very word and concept of "Liberal." YES it took years, but those have been so maligned and demeaned and diminished and tarnished and shat upon and rendered negative - that they're toothless. ACORN even worse - it doesn't even exist anymore!

HOW CAN WE GET THAT DONE AGAINST THE NRA??????????????

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Response to calimary (Reply #26)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 08:46 PM

28. Quite Successfully they have done...where is the Push Back, though... just

"here and there" on the Net Tubes and dies and is not heard again until another eruption.



SO....How do we MOVE FORWARD?

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Response to KoKo (Reply #28)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 08:52 PM

29. Well, I'm gonna post something asking about a forum on putting the NRA on severe defense.

How do we dirty-up the name of the NRA so that it doesn't have the clout it enjoys - ANYMORE!!!!!!!!

It's gotta start somewhere!!!!!!! Like a cancerous tumor in the body that new therapies target - by starving it of blood flow. Like the bad guys did to ACORN. Like grover norquist has been trying to do to the federal government for all these years. We need to figure out how to starve this beast. We need to start the ball rolling, the drum beating, AND MORE.

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Response to calimary (Reply #29)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 09:05 PM

30. Can we tar them with being "Domestic Terrorists" who "Advocate Violence against Americans?

What hold we American Citizens from Going For THAT? Too much of this going on.

How many Repeat Bullets does it take to kill a Deer to feed a family for a Year?

Who ELSE ARE...the BULLETS for? Repeating Glocks...repeating Rifles? To get rid of pesky Squirrels or Vermin eating our "homegrown crops?"

Give me a BREAK...NRA! WHY DO YOU KEEP DOING THIS?

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Response to KoKo (Reply #30)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 09:29 PM

34. YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES!!!!!!

That's a GREAT one, KoKo!

FRAME THEM. Put THEM on defense. Make THEM stammer and hem and haw - makes 'em look even more guilty. WE decide what they're called and who they really are, and WE SAY SO OUT LOUD AND REPEATEDLY. Put it on OUR terms. With OUR language. So WE define, or begin to re-define what they are - according to how WE see it.

Domestic terrorism. Domestic terrorists. I LIKE IT! But then again, that's what this is, and what they are.

NRA - WHY DO YOU KEEP DOING THIS?????? WHY ARE YOU SUPPORTING DOMESTIC TERRORISM, AND GIVING IT COVER AND LEGITIMACY?????

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Response to calimary (Reply #29)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 09:10 PM

31. Good on you, CaliMary.

You are absolutely right.


It's gotta start somewhere!!!!!!!


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Response to calimary (Reply #29)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 09:13 PM

32. Thanks...we can hope...something needs to be done and SOON! n/t

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Response to 99Forever (Original post)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 06:47 PM

21. Likewise.

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Response to 99Forever (Original post)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 06:57 PM

22. Same here, our house of four will no longer tolerate this insanity.

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Response to 99Forever (Original post)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 07:10 PM

23. THANK YOU

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Response to 99Forever (Original post)

Fri Dec 14, 2012, 07:43 PM

25. That's a pledge I support!

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