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Wed Feb 28, 2018, 01:11 AM

NRA Over $50 Million Spent to elect Trump. See opensecrets.org article here

"In North Carolina, the NRA spent $6.2 million on the incumbent Republican Sen. Richard Burr, the most it has ever invested in a down-ballot race. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

The National Rifle Association took a historic gamble in 2016, and it paid off in a huge way.
The gun rights group placed multimillion-dollar bets on Donald Trump and six Republican Senate candidates locked in highly competitive races. It poured $50.2 million, or 96 percent of its total outside spending, into these races,

......In one spot, a woman is alone in bed when a burglar breaks into her home. The narrator intones, “Don’t let Hillary leave you protected with nothing but a phone.”

Trump won all three states, and the NRA’s preferred Senate candidates also swept to victory."

https://www.opensecrets.org/news/2016/11/the-nra-placed-big-bets-on-the-2016-election-and-won-almost-all-of-them/

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Wed Feb 28, 2018, 04:11 AM

1. Follow the money. Where did they get $$$ like that?

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Wed Feb 28, 2018, 05:03 AM

2. What's really sad

 

That $50 million in a year is less than Americans spent on cat food and doggie treats...every 8 hours that same year.

The problem is not that our gov't can be bought- the problem is how little it costs.

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