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NRA Endorses Katherine Harris; MoveOn.org Endorses Bill Nelson (Florida)
Katherine Harris for Senate Campaign ^ | Sept. 1, 2006 | Katherine Harris Press Release

Posted on 09/01/2006 1:09:33 PM PDT by JulieRNR21

NRA Endorses Harris

Unified Sportsmen of Florida Concur

Tampa, FL -- Congresswoman Katherine Harris, the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, received the endorsement of the National Rifle Association (NRA) and Unified Sportsmen of Florida. Katherine Harris has an "A" rating from the NRA, in stark contrast to Bill Nelson's "F" rating.

In a letter to Congresswoman Harris, Marion Hammer, NRA Past President and current Executive Director of Unified Sportsmen of Florida states "You [have] been consistently strong in support of Second Amendment and self-defense issues and we sincerely appreciate your solid pro-sportsmen, pro-Second Amendment, pro-freedom record. Your outstanding and unblemished record on issues important to firearms owners and sportsmen demonstrates undeniable dedication to freedom and the Bill of Rights."

Congresswoman Harris strongly supports the rights of all lawful gun owners. As Florida's next Senator, Katherine Harris will continue to support legislation defending the right to bear arms and oppose any attempts to water down our cherished 2nd Amendment rights.

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Nelson - Friend of the Left Receives MoveOn.org Endorsement

Tampa, FL - Bill Nelson, Florida's lackluster incumbent in the U.S. Senate race against Republican candidate Katherine Harris, has received the endorsement of MoveOn.org, a far-left political action group well-known for its defamatory television ads and radical attempts to recklessly pull our troops out of Iraq. Bill Nelson attempts to portray himself as a moderate, but his liberal voting record and political endorsement by MoveOn.org provide a much different picture of who Nelson actually represents.

Congresswoman Harris comments "I am not surprised by MoveOn.org's decision to endorse my opponent. Bill Nelson is out of touch with Florida values, and his record of opposing tax cuts and flip-flopping on important issues like off-shore drilling demonstrate why this race is so important for Florida."

MoveOn.org is heavily funded by George Soros, international financier and outspoken critic of the United States. Following the tragic events of September 11th, MoveOn.org decried U.S. attacks on Afghanistan, sympathizing with governments that harbor terrorists and insisting that these nations should not be held accountable for terrorist's crimes against our people. Driven to pull our troops out of Iraq at any cost, MoveOn.org produced inflammatory television ads depicting an American soldier descending into quicksand with a rifle held overhead in a surrendering posture. In another ad, Republicans were attacked for providing critical funds to ensure basic provisions for our soldiers in Iraq.

Bill Nelson can attract the endorsement of a group like MoveOn.org because his record in the Senate is far from mainstream. Nelson has voted against tax cuts, against marriage, against the Partial Birth Abortion Ban and he has voted for legislations that grants amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants, at great cost to our economy and national security.

As revealed in an article last year in the St. Petersburg Times, MoveOn.org circulated an email boasting of its power to influence the Democratic Party, declaring "Now it's our party: we bought it, we own it, and we're going to take it back." In an effort to "take back" the Democratic Party, MoveOn.org recently asserted its political might to help oust Joe Lieberman, a highly respected, devout moderate Democrat from Connecticut, from the Party's ticket. This is just one example of MoveOn.org's aggressive campaign to target mainstream Democrats and move the Party to the far-left. MoveOn.org champions an extreme agenda that is dangerous for America and certainly does not line up with Florida's values. Bill Nelson may benefit monetarily from MoveOn.org's ringing endorsement, but Florida deserves better!

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: billnelson; election2006; flelection2006; florida; georgesoros; katherineharris; moveonorf; nra; secondamendment; senate
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1 posted on 09/01/2006 1:09:35 PM PDT by JulieRNR21
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To: MinuteGal; Mase; RNO1; Nick Danger; mission9; pleikumud; Dominick; tutstar; sarasmom; FreeKeys; ...

Congresswoman Katherine Harris, the Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, received the endorsement of the National Rifle Association (NRA) and Unified Sportsmen of Florida. Katherine Harris has an "A" rating from the NRA, in stark contrast to Bill Nelson's "F" rating.




Bill Nelson, Florida's lackluster incumbent in the U.S. Senate race against Republican candidate Katherine Harris, has received the endorsement of MoveOn.org, a far-left political action group well-known for its defamatory television ads and radical attempts to recklessly pull our troops out of Iraq. Bill Nelson attempts to portray himself as a moderate, but his liberal voting record and political endorsement by MoveOn.org provide a much different picture of who Nelson actually represents.


2 posted on 09/01/2006 1:11:21 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (Freedom isn't Free.........Support Our Troops......Thank a Veteran Today)
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To: JulieRNR21

bttt


3 posted on 09/01/2006 1:12:44 PM PDT by floriduh voter (www.conservative-spirit.org GALLAGHER & CRIST IMPORTANT STUFF)
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To: JulieRNR21

Bumpity bump!


4 posted on 09/01/2006 1:13:39 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: JulieRNR21

I think the NRA made its recommendation based on who looked most sexy holding a 30.06.


5 posted on 09/01/2006 1:14:23 PM PDT by Mr. Brightside
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To: JulieRNR21

Why did she give up a Congress seat for life for a premature run at the Senate?


6 posted on 09/01/2006 1:14:25 PM PDT by montag813
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To: JulieRNR21
Looks like the Harris Campaign is gaining steam with the NRA Endorsement and will surge ahead in the polls to beat Nelson by a Landslide.
7 posted on 09/01/2006 1:15:58 PM PDT by trumandogz
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To: JulieRNR21
Why does it not surprise me that Moveon.org supports Nelson.....I am happy to see the NRA & The Unified Sportsmen of Florida give their endorsement...She has sure earned it by her support of our 2nd Amendment...
8 posted on 09/01/2006 1:16:36 PM PDT by RNO1 (POW's Never Ever Have A Good Day)
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To: marc costanzo; Joe Brower; windchime; mysonsfuture; M Kehoe; gonzo; oldglory; MinuteGal; ...
NRA endorses Katherine Harris for Senate

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MoveOn.org endorses Bill Nelson:


9 posted on 09/01/2006 1:18:35 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (Freedom isn't Free.........Support Our Troops......Thank a Veteran Today)
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To: JulieRNR21

Did Florida already have its primary? If not, when is it? Doesn't Harris first have to get past McBride?


10 posted on 09/01/2006 1:18:57 PM PDT by kesg
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To: trumandogz
Looks like the Harris Campaign is gaining steam with the NRA Endorsement and will surge ahead in the polls to beat Nelson by a Landslide.

This is funny. :)

11 posted on 09/01/2006 1:19:34 PM PDT by kesg
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To: JulieRNR21
ROFL! Love the thread title--that says it all!


12 posted on 09/01/2006 1:20:02 PM PDT by NautiNurse
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To: JulieRNR21

She's got great hair!

13 posted on 09/01/2006 1:22:20 PM PDT by pissant
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To: Mr. Brightside

Katherine Harris on Gun Control
Republican Representative (FL-13)

Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers.

A bill to prohibit civil liability actions from being brought or continued against manufacturers, distributors, dealers, or importers of firearms or ammunition for damages, injunctive or other relief resulting from the misuse of their products by others.

A YES vote would:
Prohibit individuals from filing a qualified civil liability action

Exempt lawsuits brought against individuals who knowingly transfer a firearm that will be used to commit a violent or drug-trafficking crime

Exempt lawsuits against actions that result in death, physical injury or property damage due solely to a product defect

Dismiss of all civil liability actions pending on the date of enactment

Prohibit the manufacture, import, sale or delivery of armor piercing ammunition

Reference: Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act; Bill S 397 ; vote number 2005-534 on Oct 20, 2005

Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse.

Vote to pass a bill that would prohibit liability lawsuits from being brought against gun manufacturers and dealers based on the criminal misuse of firearms. The bill would also block these actions from being brought up against gun trade organizations and against ammunition makers and sellers. The measure would apply immediately to any pending cases. Several specific exceptions to the ban exist. This includes civil suits would be allowed against a maker or dealer who "knowingly and willfully violated" state or federal laws in the selling or marketing of a weapon. Design and manufacturing defect lawsuits are also permitted when weapons are "used as intended.
Reference: Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act; Bill HR 1036 ; vote number 2003-124 on Apr 9, 2003

Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record.

Harris scores A by NRA on pro-gun rights policies
While widely recognized today as a major political force and as America's foremost defender of Second Amendment rights, the National Rifle Association (NRA) has, since its inception, been the premier firearms education organization in the world. But our successes would not be possible without the tireless efforts and countless hours of service our nearly three million members have given to champion Second Amendment rights and support NRA programs.

While widely recognized today as a major political force and as America's foremost defender of Second Amendment rights, the National Rifle Association (NRA) has, since its inception, been the premier firearms education organization in the world. But our successes would not be possible without the tireless efforts and countless hours of service our nearly three million members have given to champion Second Amendment rights and support NRA programs.


14 posted on 09/01/2006 1:23:16 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (Freedom isn't Free.........Support Our Troops......Thank a Veteran Today)
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To: JulieRNR21
Did someone say, pictures?


15 posted on 09/01/2006 1:23:42 PM PDT by GalaxieFiveHundred
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To: JulieRNR21

16 posted on 09/01/2006 1:27:47 PM PDT by NautiNurse
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To: RNO1

Yes, I agree....

And the MoveOn.org endorsement of Nelson actually will hut him in Florida and it gives Katherine Harris....proof that he's a liberal pretending to be a moderate.

Excerpt:
In an effort to "take back" the Democratic Party, MoveOn.org recently asserted its political might to help oust Joe Lieberman, a highly respected, devout moderate Democrat from Connecticut, from the Party's ticket.

This is just one example of MoveOn.org's aggressive campaign to target mainstream Democrats and move the Party to the far-left. MoveOn.org champions an extreme agenda that is dangerous for America and certainly does not line up with Florida's values.

Bill Nelson may benefit monetarily from MoveOn.org's ringing endorsement, but Florida deserves better!


17 posted on 09/01/2006 1:28:01 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (Go Katherine "ALL your base are belong to us." Go here: http://www.ElectHarris.org)
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To: JulieRNR21
I'm hoping that all of the "out of state" Katherine bashers, are working just as hard on their own State elections!
18 posted on 09/01/2006 1:31:30 PM PDT by tiredoflaundry (The right wants victory, the left wants surrender. It's that simple.)
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To: pissant

Agree but she's also got a great record to run on......


19 posted on 09/01/2006 1:33:45 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (Go Katherine "ALL your base are belong to us." Go here: http://www.ElectHarris.org)
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To: tiredoflaundry

LOL--don't count on it.


20 posted on 09/01/2006 1:35:06 PM PDT by NautiNurse
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To: JulieRNR21

This will be interesting.


21 posted on 09/01/2006 1:35:30 PM PDT by pabianice
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To: JulieRNR21

Harris is a friend of second amendment supporters, the Conservatives areas of Florida North, Northeast etc will respond to Harris campaign following this NRA endorsement.


22 posted on 09/01/2006 1:36:06 PM PDT by GregH
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To: kesg

Yeah, and the Monster Truck first has to roll over the dirt clods. But who watches that part? People who root for dirt clods are weird.

23 posted on 09/01/2006 1:36:14 PM PDT by Nick Danger (www.redeploymurtha.com)
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To: JulieRNR21

Well, she's a patriot, despite her campaign flaws. I hope that is rewarded.


24 posted on 09/01/2006 1:36:32 PM PDT by pissant
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To: NautiNurse

I'm not!


25 posted on 09/01/2006 1:36:37 PM PDT by tiredoflaundry (The right wants victory, the left wants surrender. It's that simple.)
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To: trumandogz

26 posted on 09/01/2006 1:36:48 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (Go Katherine "ALL your base are belong to us." Go here: http://www.ElectHarris.org)
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27 posted on 09/01/2006 1:40:45 PM PDT by pissant
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To: NautiNurse

LOL second that...I think that Katherine should post the Moveon.org endorsement all over the media on Nelson...He is not as well liked as the media tries to portray him..I think it is funny that Moveon.org is trying as hard as it can to stop ABC's movie on 9/11...Never said they were very interested in the truth...They are one example of campaign finance reform...and what happens when we elect RINO's to office.


28 posted on 09/01/2006 1:40:57 PM PDT by RNO1 (POW's Never Ever Have A Good Day)
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To: GregH
"Harris is a friend of second amendment supporters, the Conservatives areas of Florida North, Northeast etc will respond to Harris campaign following this NRA endorsement."

Yes....Congresswoman Harris has a long consistent record of supporting the NRA.....


29 posted on 09/01/2006 1:41:47 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (Go Katherine "ALL your base are belong to us." Go here: http://www.ElectHarris.org)
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To: kesg

Just early voted for her today
go Dubya


30 posted on 09/01/2006 1:43:50 PM PDT by italianquaker (Democrats and media can't win elections at least they can win their phony polls.)
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To: italianquaker

I have voted for Harris already myself!

Katherine Harris has an "A" rating from the NRA, in stark contrast to Bill Nelson's "F" rating.

Florida is a 2nd Amendment atate!


31 posted on 09/01/2006 1:48:48 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (Go Katherine "ALL your base are belong to us." Go here: http://www.ElectHarris.org)
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To: Nick Danger

Well, I don't understand how a person who is such a sure loser in the general election can be such a prohibitive favorite in a primary. Then again, we are talking about Floriduh, right? Thank God I live in Texas.


32 posted on 09/01/2006 1:52:49 PM PDT by kesg
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To: Victoria Delsoul
MoveOn.org endorses Nelson who endorses Michael Moore.....

Liberal Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) showing his affinity and support of Michael Moore

This is an authentic photo of Nelson that appeared in this 2004 Spanish language newspaper:

http://www.esmas.com/noticierostelevisa/internacionales/373282.html

33 posted on 09/01/2006 1:53:54 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (Go Katherine "ALL your base are belong to us." Go here: http://www.ElectHarris.org)
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34 posted on 09/01/2006 1:54:09 PM PDT by tiredoflaundry (The right wants victory, the left wants surrender. It's that simple.)
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To: JulieRNR21

Great minds...


35 posted on 09/01/2006 1:54:44 PM PDT by tiredoflaundry (The right wants victory, the left wants surrender. It's that simple.)
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To: kesg; Nick Danger
Thank God I live in Texas.

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

I agree!


36 posted on 09/01/2006 1:56:15 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (Go Katherine "ALL your base are belong to us." Go here: http://www.ElectHarris.org)
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To: JulieRNR21

BTTT


37 posted on 09/01/2006 1:56:23 PM PDT by Unicorn (Too many wimps around.)
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To: tiredoflaundry

Great minds...Yep.....but you posted the better graphic....LOL


38 posted on 09/01/2006 1:57:45 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (Go Katherine "ALL your base are belong to us." Go here: http://www.ElectHarris.org)
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To: JulieRNR21

Good. I hope Harris get the endorsement of other conservative-leaning organizations. Like it or not, since the state GOP didn't offer a stronger alternative, she's pretty much the Republican choice now. Why don't they support her 100% and make sure her campaign works smoothly? She may not win, but at least we will be able to say that we support our own.


39 posted on 09/01/2006 1:58:27 PM PDT by paudio (Universal Human Rights and Multiculturalism: Liberals want to have cake and eat it too!)
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To: JulieRNR21
Liberal Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) showing his affinity and support of Michael Moore

Yes, same small weak-minded, and dim-witted individuals, gosh! What a good combination.

40 posted on 09/01/2006 1:59:46 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: kesg

Oh, that. Nyaa, that's just the scipt provided to the "network activist" astroturfers hired by MoveOn. Don't pay any attention to them. Remember when the Democrats opted for the "highly electable" John Kerry? That kind of advice doesn't always work.

41 posted on 09/01/2006 2:00:12 PM PDT by Nick Danger (www.redeploymurtha.com)
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To: paudio

Watch what happens after next Tuesday.....Some of the Big Elephants move slowly....but I believe they will back her after she wins the Primary!


42 posted on 09/01/2006 2:00:56 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (Go Katherine "ALL your base are belong to us." Go here: http://www.ElectHarris.org)
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To: Nick Danger

No mcbride has to get past Harris and it ain't gona happen.


43 posted on 09/01/2006 2:01:13 PM PDT by Unicorn (Too many wimps around.)
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To: Nick Danger

Well, from what I can tell, the only question is whether Harris can at least do better than Alan Keyes against Obama. But this doesn't say much, especially given that Florida is much redder than Illinois.


44 posted on 09/01/2006 2:04:08 PM PDT by kesg
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To: Victoria Delsoul

Exactly.....Nelson, MoveOn.org & Moore....perfect together.

Gets across the message of who Nelson really is...He's way too liberal for FL and he votes with kennedy, kerry & klinton!


45 posted on 09/01/2006 2:06:13 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (Go Katherine "ALL your base are belong to us." Go here: http://www.ElectHarris.org)
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To: JulieRNR21

That's exactly right.


46 posted on 09/01/2006 2:08:08 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: JulieRNR21

I have a feeling that Nelson will soon realize that the endorsement from Moveonorg. is a "poisonous" endorsement.


47 posted on 09/01/2006 2:08:31 PM PDT by tiredoflaundry (The right wants victory, the left wants surrender. It's that simple.)
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To: tiredoflaundry
Yes... I'm sure the Harris Campaign will inform Floridians know that MoveOn.org has endorsed Nelson!

Bill Nelson and his liberal 'loser' friends: John Edwards & John Kerry.....


48 posted on 09/01/2006 2:12:15 PM PDT by JulieRNR21 (Go Katherine "ALL your base are belong to us." Go here: http://www.ElectHarris.org)
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To: trumandogz

This NRA endorsement is a great Kodak moment as to what and who each candidate represents.


49 posted on 09/01/2006 2:15:46 PM PDT by conservative blonde (Conservative Blonde)
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To: JulieRNR21

Nelson is a maroon! His only redeeming feature is that, he doesn't do anything!

Harris for Senator!!!............FRegards

50 posted on 09/01/2006 2:18:39 PM PDT by gonzo (.........Good grief!...I'm as confused as a baby in a topless club!.........)
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