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Localís Resident Texan Talks Gun Control After The NRA Congregates In Houston (She apologizes)
NYU Local ^ | MAy 8, 2013 | Maegan Vazquez

Posted on 05/08/2013 9:44:37 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

The National Rifle Association just wrapped up its annual meeting in Houston back in the Lone Star State. Some highlights: Texas Governor Rick Perry fired a big gun for funsies, a bleeding Obama zombie target was banned, and Sarah Palin recieved a standing ovation for her speech.

This is the same speech in which she represented her 4.5 million “brothers and sisters” of the NRA by wagging her finger at the “lamestream media,” a “poodle-skirted cheerleader for the president” and giving her audience the wink and nudge of the elbow with names in her family like “Trigg” and “Remington.”

Palin’s speech and the NRA’s annual meeting were unfortunately scheduled within the same week as the Profile in Courage award ceremony in Boston. So just a few days after Palin performed her schtick, former U.S. Rep. and gunshot victim Gabrielle Giffords’ took the stage at the JFK Library to accept her award.

“I wish there was more courage in Congress,” Giffords said. “Sometimes, it’s hard to express it. I know. It’s been a hard two years for me, but I want to make the world a better place more than ever.”

Back in the heartland, there were still plenty of people headed down to Houston for the NRA’s meeting. The number of atendees, at a staggering estimate of 80,000 gun owners, topped last year’s 73,000, which is odd, considering that its not an election year....

(Excerpt) Read more at nyulocal.com ...


TOPICS: Heated Discussion
KEYWORDS: banglist; gabbygiffords; guncontrol; newyork; nra; palin; rickperry; secondamendment; texas
So Saint Gabby is now above Saint Pancake and Saint Trayvon in the leftist firmament?
1 posted on 05/08/2013 9:44:37 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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About the Author Maegan Vazquez writes a column entitled "The Young Politica" and previously wrote for FoxNews.com. Her articles have been featured on Politico, Drudge Report, BlogHer, and Free Republic. Her work has also been shared on various hunting blogs, church websites, Appalachian pride message boards, and FoxNation.com.

Huh?

2 posted on 05/08/2013 9:48:14 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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Apparently, her mom couldn’t spell “Megan.”


3 posted on 05/08/2013 10:04:51 AM PDT by txrefugee
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Neither could “Meghan” McCain’s mother. Made up for it by a triple dose of estrogen and cellulite.


4 posted on 05/08/2013 10:10:24 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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“I wish there was more courage in Congress,” Giffords said.

She's so scared of guns she doesn't want anyone to have them. How is that courage?

5 posted on 05/08/2013 10:11:41 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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Gabby Normal - can’t someone just give her a top hat & tails and teach her to sing Puttin On The Ritz - or are the words too complicated for her Asstro-not husband?


6 posted on 05/08/2013 10:20:23 AM PDT by LadyBuck (Illegal aliens are like sperm. Millions get in but only one works....)
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The number of attendees, at a staggering estimate of 80,000 gun owners, topped last year’s 73,000, which is odd, considering that its not an election year.

No, it isn't.

The cause for the uptick in attendees? Why, you can thank the resurgence of gun lobbying on the main stage after this last year’s violent series of mass shootings.

No, you can't.

What you can ascribe the sudden passion to is the resurgence of oppressive, unconstitutional legislative proposals in Congress and the relentless trumpeting of them in corrupt and partisan media. This isn't really difficult to figure out - practically any one of the 80,000 attendees might reveal that deep secret to a journalist curious enough to ask.

I could stand a little less of the poor little provincial sucking up to the New York sophisticates shtick. In this matter your audience consists of ignoramuses, Maegan dear. Trust me.

7 posted on 05/08/2013 10:22:39 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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note: the NRA membership is now FIVE million.

the MSM knows this, they are just in denial.


8 posted on 05/08/2013 10:31:31 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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One million new members is a political movement. Now we just need those people to become active on local politics and oust the weaklings and GOP useful idiots.


9 posted on 05/08/2013 10:34:26 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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“Now we just need those people to become active on local politics”

Give them time, they will, the first step (joining the NRA) is the hardest.


10 posted on 05/08/2013 12:24:13 PM PDT by 2001convSVT (Going Galt as fast as I can.)
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Please Freepmail me or reply here, if you’d like to be added to the Texas state ping list.

This is a low volume ping list – articles of high interest, importance, or needed activism only.


11 posted on 05/08/2013 2:52:03 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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