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SteveM Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-13-09 04:37 PM
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11. Ah, still sleeping in the poppy fields of Oz (nt)
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  -Where can I get a copy of "The Protocols of the Elders of the NRA"? friendly_iconoclast  May-13-09 03:10 PM   #0 
  - Hardy har  mikelgb   May-13-09 03:16 PM   #1 
  - NRA used to be a moderate sportsmans' assoc.  SPedigrees   May-13-09 03:19 PM   #2 
  - there is a simple reason why the gun people get their way  provis99   May-13-09 03:20 PM   #3 
  - I disagree with your first sentence, however the rest of your analysis is largely correct  friendly_iconoclast   May-13-09 03:36 PM   #4 
  - Correct except the majority NO LONGER support greater gun control. n/t  Statistical   May-13-09 07:19 PM   #22 
  - The more interesting question is why the gungeon love for this corporate marketing lobby?  villager   May-13-09 03:57 PM   #5 
  - An even more interesting question is why anti gun bigots throw up strawmen rather than deal with  ProgressiveProfessor   May-13-09 04:08 PM   #6 
  - as you just did? No one here wants to cop to the NRA being the industry lobbying group it is  villager   May-13-09 04:29 PM   #8 
     - I have only seen a few members here that are also NRA members.  Fire_Medic_Dave   May-13-09 06:58 PM   #21 
     - There are formal organizations that lobby for gun and ammo manufacturers, and they are not the NRA  ProgressiveProfessor   May-13-09 07:34 PM   #23 
  - "Corporate Marketing Lobby" - That would be the NSSF, not the NRA  DonP   May-13-09 04:19 PM   #7 
  - And when the NRA hired corporate spies to keep tabs on grassroots groups  villager   May-13-09 04:32 PM   #9 
     - Ah, still sleeping in the poppy fields of Oz (nt)  SteveM   May-13-09 04:37 PM   #11 
     - ah, still unable to respond directly to the link!  villager   May-13-09 04:38 PM   #12 
        - Since you claim the NRA supposedly runs Congress...  friendly_iconoclast   May-13-09 05:52 PM   #16 
           - wait a minute, O NRA Defender -- you're saying the NRA wasn't in cahoots with the other corporations  villager   May-13-09 06:31 PM   #17 
              - Of course they did. There's a leap from that to "They're controlling Congress..."  friendly_iconoclast   May-13-09 06:40 PM   #18 
                 - I think "They're Controlling Congress" is actually your phrase  villager   May-13-09 06:44 PM   #19 
                    - Gun control organizations seem to be terminally disorganized...  friendly_iconoclast   May-13-09 08:31 PM   #25 
                       - by the way, for what it's worth, your OP was fairly offensive, citing the "Protocols"  villager   May-13-09 09:21 PM   #26 
                          - I used "TPoTEoZ" deliberately as an example of political dirty trickery  friendly_iconoclast   May-13-09 11:00 PM   #27 
                             - Not so "Friendly," eh?  villager   May-13-09 11:17 PM   #28 
                                - No. Not when I see the same fraud promulgated over and over again...  friendly_iconoclast   May-14-09 02:06 AM   #29 
     - And you bitch over questionable sources..  X_Digger   May-13-09 05:30 PM   #14 
     - Certainly I prefer environmentalists to NRA types. Here's a CBS link for you, though:  villager   May-13-09 06:47 PM   #20 
     - Ahhhgh, you got us! Yup, one lone woman working as a freelance secret agent ...  DonP   May-13-09 05:51 PM   #15 
  - Actually, the gun-controllers bring up the NRA most often. Like sex organs. (nt)  SteveM   May-13-09 04:36 PM   #10 
  - That must be the same document that says the NRA opposes  benEzra   May-13-09 04:50 PM   #13 
  - Send them a check for a hundred bucks.  jeepnstein   May-13-09 07:51 PM   #24 
 

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