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Fri Nov 15, 2019, 10:39 PM

NRA chief Wayne LaPierre received a 57 percent pay raise in 2018

National Rifle Association chief executive Wayne LaPierre, who pushed past scattered calls for his resignation earlier this year amid allegations of misspending, received a 57 percent pay raise in 2018 that boosted his overall compensation to $2.15 million, according to the nonprofit group’s latest tax filings.

LaPierre’s pay increase comes at a time when the gun group has been under pressure to explain large payments to top executives, even as it has cut spending on firearms training and political activities and frozen pension benefits for employees.

Revelations that LaPierre spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on luxury menswear and travel, and that the NRA considered buying him a multimillion-dollar estate, has led to months of internal warfare. NRA officials have staunchly defended their stewardship of NRA funds as the Democratic attorneys general of Washington and New York investigate the tax-exempt group’s spending.

Last year, LaPierre and his wife, Susan, were interested in a 10,000-square-foot estate with lakefront and golf course views in Westlake, Tex., on the market for about $6 million, according to emails and text messages previously described to The Post. According to the tax filings, a company called WBB Investments was “formed in connection with a possible transaction that was never ultimately executed.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/nra-chief-wayne-lapierre-received-a-57-percent-pay-raise-in-2018-tax-filings-show/2019/11/15/dba9ef54-07cf-11ea-b388-434b5c1d7dd8_story.html

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Reply NRA chief Wayne LaPierre received a 57 percent pay raise in 2018 (Original post)
left-of-center2012 Nov 15 OP
klook Nov 15 #1
MontanaMama Nov 15 #2
left-of-center2012 Nov 15 #3
MontanaMama Nov 15 #7
NanceGreggs Nov 15 #4
PoindexterOglethorpe Nov 15 #5
uponit7771 Nov 15 #6
keithbvadu2 Nov 15 #8
hibbing Nov 15 #9
SonofDonald Nov 16 #10
Generic Brad Nov 16 #11

Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Fri Nov 15, 2019, 10:43 PM

1. What was the percent increase in mass shootings that year? (nt)

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Fri Nov 15, 2019, 10:49 PM

2. Isn't that what most of us got

for a cost of living increase that year?

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Response to MontanaMama (Reply #2)

Fri Nov 15, 2019, 11:02 PM

3. Or

What each of us got from Rump's tax cut.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Reply #3)

Fri Nov 15, 2019, 11:12 PM

7. Oh yes.

That too.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Fri Nov 15, 2019, 11:03 PM

4. Was the raise based on dead school kids ...

... or lethal shootings overall?

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Fri Nov 15, 2019, 11:04 PM

5. Wow. The closest I ever came to that kind of pay increase

would have been the several times I went from not working at all to having a job.

Although my actual pay would never have been more than a tiny fraction of his.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Fri Nov 15, 2019, 11:07 PM

6. MAGA Sucker be like " ... here, take more of our money and waste it !!! ... "

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Fri Nov 15, 2019, 11:15 PM

8. and the enrichment of its leaders.

The NRA used to be for sportsmen, hunters and gun safety.

Now it has become an industry owned shill for the sale of more guns and the enrichment of its leaders.

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Fri Nov 15, 2019, 11:16 PM

9. Increaesed gun sales bonus? n/t

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 12:38 AM

10. They had enough rubles for drumpf and

Skimmed it themselves

Remember in "Goodfellas" that you're not supposed to bring attention to yourselves by using the money you ripped off to buy new cars, clothing or houses?

Because the Police are watching?

Oops

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Response to left-of-center2012 (Original post)

Sat Nov 16, 2019, 08:30 AM

11. So that's why the NRA stopped serving coffee in their break rooms

The employees had to make sure Wayne got his.

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