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I Joined the NRA Today.
Vanity | 1/21/13 | Gabrial

Posted on 01/21/2013 7:58:32 AM PST by Gabrial

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1 posted on 01/21/2013 7:58:37 AM PST by Gabrial
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To: Gabrial

They’d pick up a lot more support if you could join for free.


2 posted on 01/21/2013 7:59:40 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Gabrial

Good idea! I’d do that, too, except that I’m already a member.


3 posted on 01/21/2013 8:00:12 AM PST by Mamzelle
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To: cripplecreek

They need the money to put ads on TV.


4 posted on 01/21/2013 8:00:59 AM PST by Mamzelle
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To: Gabrial

how about the NRA and the GOA join both


5 posted on 01/21/2013 8:01:18 AM PST by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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To: Gabrial

I won’t join after I saw them endorse anti-2A candidates in 2010 over conservative 2A candidates.

I’d rather join the 2nd Amendment Foundation.


6 posted on 01/21/2013 8:01:42 AM PST by AlmaKing
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To: Gabrial

Last week I spread the wealth around and re-joined the NRA, joined GOA and JPFO as well.

And donated to the FReepathon.


7 posted on 01/21/2013 8:01:50 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: cripplecreek

For active duty military NRA free membership

http://bulletin.accurateshooter.com/2010/02/free-nra-membership-for-active-duty-military-personnel/


8 posted on 01/21/2013 8:03:23 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: Gabrial

I’m not really a ‘joiner’ per se...last time I did that in 1968 I spent 7 out of 8 years overseas in some real sh!tholes.

I prefer instead to check off the “round up” option on everything I buy from MidwayUSA.....I’ve spent quite, quite a bit with them over the years.....


9 posted on 01/21/2013 8:05:10 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: Gabrial

What took so long? I have been a member since I was 18


10 posted on 01/21/2013 8:05:21 AM PST by MadIsh32 (In order to be pro-market, sometimes you must be anti-big business)
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To: Gabrial

Good for you!

I haven’t been a member for several years, but renewed my membership last week. The best $35.00 I’ve spent in a while! At least these guys aren’t afraid to take it to the Marxist-in-Chief.

Hey Boner and McConnell...are you guys taking notes? Probably not.


11 posted on 01/21/2013 8:05:24 AM PST by Artcore
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To: Mamzelle

Seems to me that the pure numbers alone would be worth limited free membership.


12 posted on 01/21/2013 8:06:33 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Also, everyone should join there local state rifle or gun rights organization

http://www.nmssa.org/membership.htm


13 posted on 01/21/2013 8:07:44 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: Gabrial

List of state associations

http://clubs.nra.org/state-associations.aspx


14 posted on 01/21/2013 8:10:51 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: Gabrial

I re-upped both NRA & GOA this past Tuesday.


15 posted on 01/21/2013 8:12:51 AM PST by BibleGunClinger
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To: Gabrial

Life Member already. Sent them $100 just last week.


16 posted on 01/21/2013 8:15:43 AM PST by 762X51
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To: AlmaKing

Same here, but we are in a different fight today.


17 posted on 01/21/2013 8:18:35 AM PST by X-spurt (Republic of Texas, Come and Take It!)
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To: AlmaKing

I quit NRA after they endorsed anti-2A candidates in 2010 over conservative 2A candidates.

Looking at the actions taken by the SAF and GOA right now.

Their participation and how much they help us is a big part in my joining. I see the SAF does a lot of suing but are they as effective or as big as NRA?


18 posted on 01/21/2013 8:20:48 AM PST by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF- YOU GET ONE CHOICE, CHOOSE WISELY)
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To: KeyLargo

I did last summer at a Sporting Clays event.


19 posted on 01/21/2013 8:24:50 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Re-upped last week.


20 posted on 01/21/2013 8:32:41 AM PST by Mogger (Independence, better fuel economy and performance with American made synthetic oil.)
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To: Gabrial

I joined the NRA, GOA,FreeRepublic with a Monthly Donation, and the Dollar a Day Roll this month. I have my TV turned off , will not watch King O celebrations. So did I miss anything? Other than the total BS on the MSM, the big Slobber fest.

I will be on FreeRupblic most of the Day, I will also spend some time outside as it is warm/cool here in Tennessee, Sun is out, Pistol Range is closed(bummer).

Molon Labe


21 posted on 01/21/2013 8:33:35 AM PST by EXCH54FE (Hurricane 416)
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To: Gabrial

I joined a couple of weeks ago, bought my first gun a couple of weeks before that.


22 posted on 01/21/2013 8:35:57 AM PST by Daveinyork (."Trusting government with power and money is like trusting teenaged boys with whiskey and car keys,)
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To: Artcore

Exchanged my RNC membership for NRA membership.


23 posted on 01/21/2013 8:37:38 AM PST by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: Gabrial

24 posted on 01/21/2013 8:40:04 AM PST by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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To: cripplecreek
They’d pick up a lot more support if you could join for free.

I used to own a bar. I found that I had more drinkers when I said, "Drinks are on the house".

Lost a lot of profit and you never make it up.

People looking for freebies, are the same all over.

Did you work for nothing?

25 posted on 01/21/2013 8:43:33 AM PST by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages, start today.)
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To: OrioleFan
“Exchanged my RNC membership for NRA membership.”
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Exactly!

Let the RNC go and get their donations from the Moderates and Independents they love so much. They won't get another cent from me!

26 posted on 01/21/2013 8:48:07 AM PST by Artcore
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To: Artcore

Exactly what I told them friday evening..not another dime, until I see a true conservative candidate..and I dont expect that to happen..


27 posted on 01/21/2013 8:49:55 AM PST by rxtn41
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To: Fiji Hill

Wrong NRA


28 posted on 01/21/2013 8:52:19 AM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Gabrial
I joined the NRA today

Hope you like telemarketers.

I quit in October because of the incessant calls from their marketing "partners", and because of Harry Reid.

I just re-upped for 5 years, because this "five minute hate" campaign cannot be allowed to succeed, but there has to be a better 2A support organization than the NRA.

29 posted on 01/21/2013 8:53:56 AM PST by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: Gabrial

I did last week. It was just time.


30 posted on 01/21/2013 8:55:27 AM PST by jagusafr (the American Trinity (Liberty, In G0D We Trust, E Pluribus Unum))
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To: rxtn41
“Exactly what I told them friday evening..not another dime, until I see a true conservative candidate..and I dont expect that to happen..”
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Good for you! This is exactly what these people need to hear!

The audacity to crap all over your base, then to come begging them for money is the ultimate in disrespect. Sadly, there must be some who continually feed the beast and enable this dysfunctional relationship.

31 posted on 01/21/2013 8:56:49 AM PST by Artcore
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To: Gabrial

I let mine lapse years ago because of the constant barrage of begging-for-donation mail and phonecalls. Never again until they have an option to take my one time donation for that year and leave me alone. I’ll gladly pay my yearly dues but that is it. Take me off the sucker list.


32 posted on 01/21/2013 8:58:07 AM PST by BipolarBob (Happy Hunger Games! May the odds be ever in your favor.)
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To: USS Alaska

Nobody is asking for anything aside from being counted among those who stand in agreement.

Apparently those who have been harmed by the Obamaconomy are unworthy of your kind.


33 posted on 01/21/2013 9:01:26 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: BipolarBob
“I let mine lapse years ago because of the constant barrage of begging-for-donation mail and phonecalls. Never again until they have an option to take my one time donation for that year and leave me alone. I’ll gladly pay my yearly dues but that is it. Take me off the sucker list.”
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Certainly not an unreasonable request. Hope they indeed do this.

34 posted on 01/21/2013 9:01:29 AM PST by Artcore
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To: Daveinyork

I joined the NRA last week and yesterday a.m., in sub-freezing weather, went to a firing range for the first time to learn how to shoot. I kept hitting at 7 o’clock although I did get some in the center. My instructor loaned me a semi-automatic. The most difficult thing was loading the magazines - one especially was REALLY tight. I guess you get the hang of it eventually and it might help not to have frozen fingers.


35 posted on 01/21/2013 9:01:44 AM PST by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: Gabrial

Paid up for life.


36 posted on 01/21/2013 9:04:38 AM PST by I want the USA back
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To: Gabrial

Hope you like getting phone calls at dinner time asking for money. Hope you like seeing your dues spent on sending you junk mail every month asking for money.


37 posted on 01/21/2013 9:04:52 AM PST by Veggie Todd (That's some bad hat, Harry.)
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To: Gabrial

Good for you...I joined about a week ago...told hubby I am sick of the gun grabbers, went to the NRA site, and joined...


38 posted on 01/21/2013 9:04:59 AM PST by little-e ("It's a great day for hockey." Badger Bob Johnson..)
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To: Gabrial

My wife and I each signed up for five year memberships on Saturday while we were at a Guns Across America rally.


39 posted on 01/21/2013 9:11:31 AM PST by Washi (Socialism is Slavery)
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To: Gabrial

I’ve been a member for over 30yrs.

Have a credit card or checkbook ready...plus, be prepared to drool over that contest where you could win 20 different weapons, but no one ever seems to win.


40 posted on 01/21/2013 9:14:07 AM PST by stuartcr ("I upraded my moral compass to a GPS, to keep up with the times.")
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To: BipolarBob

Same reason I quit years ago. Use my money for your main purpose not for hitting me up for more donations. Seemed like more donations was their main goal though.


41 posted on 01/21/2013 9:16:31 AM PST by Lurkina.n.Learnin (Superciliousness is the essence of Obama)
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To: Aria
I kept hitting at 7 o’clock although I did get some in the center.

Your center hits may be the result of your anticipation of recoil if the majority of your shots group at '7'. You should have the gun fired from sandbags to determine if the sights need adjustment. If adjusted and nothing else changes, most of your shots will go center and your anticipatory ones that remain will go to '2'.

42 posted on 01/21/2013 9:27:19 AM PST by xone
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

I am a life Member and I too hate the calls. Guess what, I disconnected my land line to the house...No more calls cause I sure as hell aint giving them my cell number. I still get their mail solicitations.

I cringe when I see their New HQ and think about all the arm twisting and campaign support that could have been used for.


43 posted on 01/21/2013 9:31:57 AM PST by VRWCarea51
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To: cripplecreek
I joined two weeks ago, and signed up the wife and son.

For good measure, I re-joined the Gun Owners of America as well. Their reputation is that they're more aggressive about certain aspects of gun rights even than the NRA.

44 posted on 01/21/2013 9:34:22 AM PST by sauron ("Truth is hate to those who hate Truth" --unknown)
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To: xone

The instructor must have wondered if it was the gun or me so he did one and it was dead center. He is a competition shooter.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dW6KH8U2gi8

“Paul Meier 2 cards”

For some reason my laptop won’t load this but I understand it’s quite the trick.


45 posted on 01/21/2013 9:43:39 AM PST by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: Gabrial

Welcome aboard!

This is THE BEST PLACE to send $$$ to oppose 0bummer.


46 posted on 01/21/2013 9:45:05 AM PST by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton (Go Egypt on 0bama)
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To: Aria
so he did one and it was dead center.

Too bad, it means you are a consistent 'jerker'. Recoil anticipation is easier to fix in my experience.

47 posted on 01/21/2013 9:55:03 AM PST by xone
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To: xone

He said I needed to strengthen my left hand grip - which made sense, my right side was overpowering my left side - hence the 7 o’clock.

You think I’ll have a hard time fixing this? There wasn’t much recoil - he said I was doing muzzle flip and too jerky pulling the trigger.

Yesterday was the first time I’ve ever shot except for a long time ago when I had a 20 gauge Baretta and we went skeet shooting.


48 posted on 01/21/2013 10:11:35 AM PST by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: Gabrial

I read somewhere that the NRA said they weren’t against tougher background checks. Propaganda or another sellout aka “it was the best we could do to prevent even worse laws”???

I wish to Hell our side and stop compromising. We should be counter-attacking as per:
1) Eliminating the 1968 GCA
2) Allow handgun sales across state lines.
3) Allow licensed CCW holders to have firearms shipped directly to them.
4) Put modern-made replicas of antiques under the BATF’s 50-year rule.

Put the opposition on the defense for a change.


49 posted on 01/21/2013 10:12:59 AM PST by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: Aria
You think I’ll have a hard time fixing this?

Not if you really want to, before it becomes a habit. Practice and concentrate for each shot, the shot should come as a surprise as you ease the trigger rearwards. Think and feel your position to help strengthen your muscle memory. This is something overcome by smart practice. Your instructor knows what he is doing and is right about what you're doing, through practice, so will you.

50 posted on 01/21/2013 10:26:06 AM PST by xone
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