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the NRA won this day--could the GOP please take notice? (Vanity)
Vanity | 1-16-13 | Mmzelle

Posted on 01/16/2013 4:55:30 PM PST by Mamzelle

The NRA advertisement was a brilliant, daring and effective challenge not only to the arrogant and overreaching president, but to the timorous Republicans and the media rabble.

Brilliant and daring because the ad committed the taboo of actually mentioning that the president has children and they deserve and require armed protection. There were many among the easily terrified Republican class who squealed in dismay, although the children were neither named nor were they, wisely, pictured.

But it was impossible to make a criticism of the ad that hit the mark clearly when Obama so tendentious lay assembled four little children as his personal shield. If he could make so exploitative a use, how could he then turn any criticism toward the NRA advertisement on the same grounds?

This is the kind of gambit that should be seized by the GOP. After all, Obama gave the NRA the opportunity that the NRA wisely wielded. He warned that he was making cynical use of these children's and dared us to do anything about it. It's a mistake he will surely make again. All the GOP has to do is watch for the next opportunity and find the courage to use it.

But the ad went a long way toward puncturing the illusion of supernatural invulnerability and superiority of this odd creature that we have so foolishly reelected. Barack Obama had a peculiar demeanor today as he spoke, listless and not at all the cock o' the walk of Monday--his face looked puffy and his skin even looked bad. Maybe he had encountered the NRA ad and the sign of defiance from an opponent left him dispirited. Remember his first debate with Romney?

It was a small thing that the NRA did, but they showed that a little courage goes a long way. Both ear should dry his eyes and take a lesson.


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KEYWORDS: 113th; ads; banglist; bho44; gop; guncontrol; nra; secondamendment
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1 posted on 01/16/2013 4:55:38 PM PST by Mamzelle
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To: Mamzelle

a link to the ad would be nice, if you have it.

heard about it, but haven’t seen it.


2 posted on 01/16/2013 4:57:28 PM PST by digger48
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To: Mamzelle

Stop saying the NRA won! We lost.

Our president wants totake away our rights!


3 posted on 01/16/2013 4:59:08 PM PST by Dacula
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To: Mamzelle

I wish NRA would have used moms ,kids, daughters who successfully prevented their own deaths with a gun. Like the 911 woman in GA who shot the turd in the face 5 times.

Victim impact statements are effective.


4 posted on 01/16/2013 5:01:08 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Dacula
Our president wants totake away our rights!

And King Obama will piece by piece until he will confiscate all our weapons.

5 posted on 01/16/2013 5:03:23 PM PST by Logical me
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To: Mamzelle

NRA Rocks,

This is an OUTSTANDING AD A must see. OH happy day, Go get ‘em NRA.


6 posted on 01/16/2013 5:03:45 PM PST by EXCH54FE (Hurricane 416)
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To: Mamzelle

Here is the link:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65CK-KWKIcA


7 posted on 01/16/2013 5:03:55 PM PST by Maelstorm (You may not believe in the devil but he most certainly believes in you.)
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To: Mamzelle

The NRA needs MrColionNoir as their spokesman:
http://youtu.be/fkl0gSOu3QM


8 posted on 01/16/2013 5:04:06 PM PST by RandallFlagg
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To: Mamzelle
I am the only armed protection of my children and, although it galls me to be told by government busibodies that I cannot always carry a gun for her protection, I am my daughter's protector 100% of the time I am with her, while the vaunted “Goverment” protects her about 0% of the time. Freedom is largely a once-great idea that we can only read about and wonder what it must have been like.
9 posted on 01/16/2013 5:05:58 PM PST by GizmosAndGadgets (How Free Are You In America Today?)
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To: Mamzelle

How about the media take notice? Until they take their message mainstream, it’s preaching to th choir. And not trying to do so is almost an admission of agreement with the left.


10 posted on 01/16/2013 5:05:58 PM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: TurboZamboni

The lame duck president could have helped stop violence a lot better if his Justice department had already punished the insane islamic major who attaked his own brothers n arm.

Where is that case?

Where?


11 posted on 01/16/2013 5:06:10 PM PST by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: TurboZamboni

The lame duck president could have helped stop violence a lot better if his Justice department had already punished the insane islamic major who attaked his own brothers n arm.

Where is that case?

Where?


12 posted on 01/16/2013 5:06:27 PM PST by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: TurboZamboni

The lame duck president could have helped stop violence a lot better if his Justice department had already punished the insane islamic major who attaked his own brothers n arm.

Where is that case?

Where?


13 posted on 01/16/2013 5:06:27 PM PST by Pikachu_Dad (Impeach Sen Quinn)
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To: Logical me

Any of King Obaba’s “gun violence” orders include that he will stop arming criminal gangs who use the Obaba guns to murder Mexican and US citizens, as he has been doing?


14 posted on 01/16/2013 5:06:51 PM PST by OldArmy52 (The question is not whether Obama ever lies, but whether he ever tells the truth.)
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To: Mamzelle

Great post.
Go NRA !


15 posted on 01/16/2013 5:08:25 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: Mamzelle

I think the ad is great. It is a full frontal assault which is exactly what the GOP needs. I was impressed to see a very strong response from the GOP today. We will always have a few GOP worms feeding on the left wing dung heap but generally the GOP didn’t flinch on the issue. I wish they were as strong on all issues.


16 posted on 01/16/2013 5:08:33 PM PST by Maelstorm (You may not believe in the devil but he most certainly believes in you.)
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To: Mamzelle

This battle is far from won, but Obama sure disappointed his crowd today.


17 posted on 01/16/2013 5:08:53 PM PST by umgud
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To: OldArmy52

Or arming Al-Queda and then murdering Americans to cover it up. The worst gun criminal known today IS OBAMA!


18 posted on 01/16/2013 5:11:19 PM PST by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: Mamzelle

Good vanity about the NRA ad and the effect it had on Obama. Yes the RINOCons need to spine up and counter Obama


19 posted on 01/16/2013 5:11:44 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (The only automatic weapon is the one Obama uses to take your paycheck)
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To: TurboZamboni

That should be the next ad, only with the 15 year old that saved his sister!!

http://pithocrates.com/2013/01/13/a-15-year-old-boy-saves-his-12-year-old-sister-with-an-ar-15-assault-rifle/


20 posted on 01/16/2013 5:29:57 PM PST by GreatMan
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To: nascarnation

I think the “impeach BO” headlines on Drudge probably made him back down. After all, the Won never does anything wrong and simply can’t be impeached. I think also the massive buying of guns and the membership in the NRA expanding so rapidly must have gotten to him.


21 posted on 01/16/2013 5:35:26 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: Mamzelle
When i read the review of the EO's, my first thought was similar as you wrote.

Undoubtedly, there is an overreach by the President on half of the EO's. And possible grounds for impeachment in 1 or 2 of the orders. However, in my humble opinion, the Kenyan backed down on what could have been expected, giving the day to the NRA.

22 posted on 01/16/2013 5:39:25 PM PST by saywhatagain
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To: Mamzelle

“,.....Maybe he had encountered the NRA ad and the sign of defiance from an opponent left him dispirited.....”

Wonder if he saw that “Molon labe “ sign that somebody stuck on the door of his limo?

Bwahahaha!


23 posted on 01/16/2013 5:49:08 PM PST by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: Mamzelle
Anyone care to wager $$$ that the children with Ø'zero,
who were supposedly just some kids who wrote to him,are the offspring of some (D) operative or dependent?

He's used such children in a similar situation before.
24 posted on 01/16/2013 5:52:47 PM PST by 45semi (A police state is always preceded by a nanny state...)
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To: Mamzelle

America won today and so did those I love.

I am no longer worried about this Jack Wagon.

Time to buy cowboy guns.


25 posted on 01/16/2013 5:55:38 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: umgud

The storm raged and the waves broke high on breakwall but I do believe that we have prevailed. The semi-auto and high cap mag ban are toast, not ever Reid wants anything to do with them. The background check thing may get passed out of the Senate but will have a tough time in the House. And Barky’s 23 executive rolls of toilet paper are just that. We’ll soon move on to the debt ceiling and sequestration and immigration and the MSM will forget about “assault rifles” and high capacity “clips”. And DiFi’s gun ban coach will once again turn in to a punkin.

But, I sure as hell won’t forget.


26 posted on 01/16/2013 5:55:38 PM PST by technically right
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To: Mamzelle

I see the iPad’s spellcheck has made something of a hash of it...still am getting used to this tablet. Oh, we’ll.


27 posted on 01/16/2013 5:55:56 PM PST by Mamzelle
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To: 45semi

http://twitchy.com/2013/01/16/shameful-obama-using-children-as-props-for-gun-grab-wh-releases-letters-from-kids/


28 posted on 01/16/2013 5:58:45 PM PST by 45semi (A police state is always preceded by a nanny state...)
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To: Mamzelle
Call this a tactical victory by the NRA. However, the gutless, spineless, clueless RINOs and elite Republican establishment types are even now planning to sell all Americans out to this batch of Leftists and socialists/Marxist totalitarians. They want to be part of the power structure and feast on the crumbs from their masters’ table. Scumbags, all of them.
29 posted on 01/16/2013 6:00:46 PM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: Mamzelle

Obama desperately does not want to lose the Senate.

Reid and others have told him that another assault weapons ban will give control to the GOP in 2014.

If the GOP controls both houses, they can pass budgets, cuts and repeals that will force Obama into veto mode.

OBAMA will be on defense if this happens, not House Republicans.

It will also set the stage for a GOP victory in 2016.


30 posted on 01/16/2013 6:02:02 PM PST by Erik Latranyi (When religions have to beg the gov't for a waiver, we are already under socialism.)
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To: dandiegirl

It’s not the possibility of being convicted by the Debate that bothered him. It was the Discovery likely in the House. That’s his Achilles Heel.


31 posted on 01/16/2013 6:02:08 PM PST by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It is not our job to protect the people from the consequences of their political choices.")
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To: SeminoleCounty

RINO politicians need no spine. They are not our overlords or our only voice, especially if they FAIL TO SPEAK for us.

WE THE PEOPLE can speak for ourselves if need be. When tyranny is at all levels, we must!

Remember, the politicians are merely representatives either congress or senate.

WE THE PEOPLE own the Constitution and politicians SERVE us.


32 posted on 01/16/2013 6:10:12 PM PST by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: Hoosier-Daddy

Good point on discovery. As an attorney, I’ve seen the opponent fold like a cheap suit when confronted with a few seemingly innocent questions. The “guilty” always have something to hide, and would much rather keep the status quo than face exposure.


33 posted on 01/16/2013 6:27:17 PM PST by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: Erik Latranyi

Your post #30 broke the code. Well done.

Reid and the Senate Dems must have had a come to Jesus meeting with Obama.

It is obvious that Obama had something more planned, as today was a real dud.

If we win in 2014, Obama is a lame duck for the second half of his second term.

There are 20 Dems up for reelection in the Senate in 2014 and they know their constituents.

Keep up the pressure on all our state and Federal reps. a battle was won today, but the war is still in progress.


34 posted on 01/16/2013 6:35:36 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Vendome
Time to buy cowboy guns.

Indeed! But only because they are the only guns left on the shelf!
35 posted on 01/16/2013 6:46:07 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Puppage

Sadly, even the Fox panel tonight erupted with outrage over the great ad. We will no more watch the Fox evening news.


36 posted on 01/16/2013 6:55:29 PM PST by pabianice (washington, dc ..)
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To: Dacula
Our president wants totake away our rights!

No doubt about that, but which one did he take away today? None, he just huffed and puffed because he knew that he couldn't do what he wanted to do. Hold strong, the politicians are getting wobbly.

37 posted on 01/16/2013 6:57:49 PM PST by centurion316
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To: TurboZamboni

Totally right on! Freedom of speach is self defense just as the right to bear arms is self defense.

It is very heartening to see freedom supporters speaking up to the media. If we have to buy ads on tv or radio, then we must do that to get around the liberal censoship. The media and Democrats have been joined at the hip for fifty years acting as a unit. Now enough people have seen how they are conspiring against our rights and we are mad as hell and not going to take it anymore!


38 posted on 01/16/2013 7:08:50 PM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: pabianice
Sadly, even the Fox panel tonight erupted with outrage over the great ad...

Fox has even hired uberleftist whacko Dennis Kuchinich. As of this day, I now view Fox as another leftist news source. That means that there exists a chance to serve a segment of the population -- those on the right -- with a new news channel.

39 posted on 01/16/2013 7:17:30 PM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: Mamzelle

I think the NRA’s ad was very effective. A little Alinsky(ism) in reverse.

Well done...most people, I know got it. The Pres did too and he is pissed. LOL


40 posted on 01/16/2013 7:29:34 PM PST by BlessingsofLiberty (Remember Brian Terry...)
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To: Mamzelle

The problem is he’s got the slims and snorts gunpowder.


41 posted on 01/16/2013 8:12:45 PM PST by FlyingEagle
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To: Mamzelle

42 posted on 01/16/2013 8:18:37 PM PST by Last Dakotan
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To: Dacula

[[Stop saying the NRA won! We lost.]]

Precisely- millions of Americans send the NRA perhaps billions of dollars, and what dfo they get when their second amendment rights are taken away? A Freaking Ad? An ad that WILL and IS backfirign on them big time?

For crying out loud- the NRA shoudl be calling ALL it’s NY members together as we speak, rallyign htem to stand up for their rights and encouragign them to refuse to pay their NY state taxes until either cuomo resigns in disgrace or he recinds his ILLEGAL and UNCONSTITUTIONAL bill- But instead, all we get are timid little do nothign ads that won’t amount to a pisshole i nthe snow?

HEY NRA- NY’ers Just Lost their second amendment rights- take your ads and stuff them!!!


43 posted on 01/16/2013 8:27:15 PM PST by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: Mamzelle

It’s an act on his part, he’s got his reasons, he wants us to think he’s beat, like when he cried the last night of the campaign. Then he’ll come out grinning with some new twist.


44 posted on 01/16/2013 8:28:01 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: centurion316

[[Hold strong, the politicians are getting wobbly. ]]

not in NY they aren’t gettign wobbly


45 posted on 01/16/2013 8:35:36 PM PST by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: exit82

[[If we win in 2014, Obama is a lame duck for the second half of his second term.]]

Don’t count on winning- America spokel oud and clear htis last election- they want freebies and don’t want to have to work to get them- and htey voted democrat- I’ll never as long as I live forget the news itnerview with hte black woman who was asked why she voted for obeemer- she said somethign along the lines of “So I ccan get me some of that obeemer money” and when asked where she thought that ‘obemmeer money’ was goign to come from she just shrugged and said ‘It’s free” with a big crap eatign grin on her face

I knew right hten this coutnry had taken an irreversible turn for hte worse as America spoke loud and clear that the majority now thin kthe same way that woman does-


46 posted on 01/16/2013 8:40:39 PM PST by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: Vendome

[[Time to buy cowboy guns.]]

you can’t if you live in NY


47 posted on 01/16/2013 8:42:57 PM PST by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: Vendome

[[Time to buy cowboy guns.]]

you can’t if you live in NY- NY won- the peopel there lost


48 posted on 01/16/2013 8:43:13 PM PST by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: WildHighlander57; Mamzelle
I think when he saw the massive, MASSIVE, number of guns being bought because of his attempts to ban - it surprised him.


49 posted on 01/16/2013 8:59:52 PM PST by potlatch (~)
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To: potlatch

Ugh. Those moles and bad skin. Drudge sure knows how to make Precious Baby look ugly and sick.


50 posted on 01/16/2013 9:09:14 PM PST by Mamzelle
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