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Jesse Jackson: We Are Going to March on Gun Shops
Townhall ^ | 6/4/2012 | Katie Pavlich

Posted on 06/07/2012 7:05:02 PM PDT by neverdem

Last night in Racine, Wisconsin, while demanding jobs for the unemployed, Jesse Jackson decided to slam job creating gun dealers and called for a march on gun shops all over the country. h/t Katy Abram

"Guns out, jobs in."

Jackson wants to get rid of the very thing that has kept the economy afloat during Obama's presidency. The firearms industry has not only created jobs in the past three years but has also provided the government with a steady revenue stream.

NSSF today released a newly commissioned report detailing double-digit gains in jobs and other data showing the industry has been a leader in the nation’s economic recovery. The report can be viewed at http://nssf.org/impact.


Firearms industry members on Capitol Hill were briefed on such remarkable statistics as the 30.6 percent increase in jobs between 2008 and 2011, a 66.5 percent increase in economic impact and a 66.5 percent increase in federal taxes paid by industry companies.

Armed with the good news of the report and recognizing that jobs and the economy are of major importance in the November elections, industry executives are meeting today with elected officials during the NSSF-sponsored Congressional Fly-In.

“During difficult economic times and high unemployment rates nationally, our industry actually grew and created more than ten thousand new, well-paying jobs,” said NSSF President Steve Sanetti. “Our industry is proud to be one of the bright spots in this economy.”

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Companies in the United States that manufacture, distribute and sell firearms, ammunition and hunting equipment employ as many as 98,752 people in the country and generate an additional 110,998 jobs in supplier and ancillary industries. These include jobs in companies supplying goods and services to manufacturers, distributors and retailers, as well as those that depend on sales to workers in the firearms and ammunition industry. [1]

These are good jobs, paying an average of $46,858 in wages and benefits. And today, every job is important. In fact, in the United States the unemployment rate has reached 8.2 percent. This means that there are already 13,430,000 people trying to find jobs in the state and collecting unemployment benefits. [2]


Not only does the manufacture and sale of firearms and hunting supplies create good jobs in the United States but the industry also contributes to the economy as a whole. In fact, in 2012 the firearms and ammunition industry was responsible for as much as $31.84 billion in total economic activity in the country.

The Country Also Benefits from the Taxes Paid by the Industry

Not only does the firearms and ammunition industry create jobs, it also generates sizable tax revenues. In the United States the industry and its employees pay over $2.07 billion in taxes including property, income, and sales based levies. [3]


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Hey Jackson, don't bite the hand that feeds you.

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Go Jesse go, more leftwing overreach, great!
1 posted on 06/07/2012 7:05:09 PM PDT by neverdem
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To: neverdem
Go right ahead.

You won't need to wear your Target logo t-shirts.

2 posted on 06/07/2012 7:07:53 PM PDT by Battle Axe (Repent, for the coming of the Lord is nigh.)
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To: neverdem

It is frightening to watch them double down. We better plan for a GOP sweep of government if they keep this up.


3 posted on 06/07/2012 7:08:17 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Battle Axe
I can't possibly imagine a dumber thing to say.

That's like announcing you're gonna' kick a Marine's ass.

4 posted on 06/07/2012 7:10:37 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: neverdem

I wager that Jesse and/or his bodyguards pack heat.


5 posted on 06/07/2012 7:11:20 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Bill Ayers Was *Not* "Just Some Guy In The Neighborhood")
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To: neverdem

I hope they do, seriously, march on and trash the shop..


6 posted on 06/07/2012 7:11:48 PM PDT by max americana
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To: neverdem

As though all the urban gang bangers are getting their guns from legit gunshops.


7 posted on 06/07/2012 7:11:59 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: neverdem

He can march on my balls. Figurately..


8 posted on 06/07/2012 7:13:10 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: neverdem

Will he march on gun shops in stand your ground states?


9 posted on 06/07/2012 7:15:46 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: neverdem

Jesse Jackson is such an idiot, he defies logic.

Hey Jesse, it’s your long-legged mack daddy that’s been dragging his feet for 3.5 years, taking vacations, golfing, eating ice cream, and in general, ABSENT when it comes to the U.S. economy and jobs.

You’re barking up the wrong tree. Again. As usual.


10 posted on 06/07/2012 7:17:00 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: neverdem

Yep, you go boi!!!

Bring a “march” to a gun fight...


11 posted on 06/07/2012 7:18:30 PM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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To: neverdem

Three rules for happiness
1) never ask a shark for oral sex
2) never insult a butcher while he’s working
3) never storm a gun shop with evil intent.


12 posted on 06/07/2012 7:18:56 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (I like Obamacare because Granny signed the will and I need the cash)
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To: 1010RD

Doubling down is right. Wow.


13 posted on 06/07/2012 7:19:04 PM PDT by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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To: neverdem

They never stop trying to take away our rights to self defense. I hope that the gun shops or maybe the NRA sends out a letter from their lawyers warning Jesse that he will be help personally responsible for any harm done to the premises or the people who work there. This is a new tactic by the left, like Spike Lee publishing what he thought was the address of George Zimmerman. I know that they have lawyers who keep them from crossing the line but it seems that they are going onto legal uncharted territory.


14 posted on 06/07/2012 7:20:42 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: neverdem
Even on DU there isn't a lot of support for a “war on guns”. Every time I see this subject come up, the gun grabbers tend to get shouted down.
15 posted on 06/07/2012 7:22:38 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: neverdem

Don’t shoot till you see the whites of their eyes!!


16 posted on 06/07/2012 7:24:18 PM PDT by deweyfrank
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To: neverdem

If the SPLC can put the KKK out of business perhaps Zimmerman or the gun shops can sue the so called “civil rights” groups such as Sharpton’s and Jackson’s when they put people in danger. Remember that OJ Simpson got away with murder in the criminal court but lost in the civil court.


17 posted on 06/07/2012 7:24:43 PM PDT by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: neverdem

“No limit” Trayvon didn’t work out so well, so jesse jerkoff is looking for a new martyr. Be very careful at whichever stores may be targeted.


18 posted on 06/07/2012 7:25:02 PM PDT by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: neverdem

Isn’t he dead yet??


19 posted on 06/07/2012 7:27:27 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: dynachrome

Editorial comment: “Jesse Jackson, STFU!!!!!!!!!!”
Thank you


20 posted on 06/07/2012 7:28:09 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: goseminoles

“He can march on my balls. Figurately..”

Bahahaha! Thanks I needed a good laugh tonight!!


21 posted on 06/07/2012 7:28:26 PM PDT by Batman11 (Obama's poll numbers are so low the Kenyans are claiming he was born in the USA!)
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To: neverdem

I’ve said it before:
Several years ago I watched the worm Jackson on a talk show.
A large set lamp blew out making a very large explosion.
Mr. Jackson hit the floor and nearly went under his seat.
Came up white as a ghost.
I about choked I laughed so hard.


22 posted on 06/07/2012 7:28:49 PM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: max americana

Why doesn’t Jesse march on down to the south side of Chicago?

Go all the way down, to the south side. Encourage those black boys to give up their guns. Talk to those guys, and get those black boys to stay in school, stay out of trouble with the law, say out of trouble with girls, and turn their lives around. Do something useful.


23 posted on 06/07/2012 7:29:44 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: dynachrome

You ever think about this guy being the leader of an entire race of people. Pretty scary stuff.


24 posted on 06/07/2012 7:30:18 PM PDT by baiamonte
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To: neverdem

Is there some place on the net to actually invite him to Mesquite Texas for our monthly gun show? It would be an honor to meet him and offer his group a real Texas welcome?

I really he couldn’t gather enough of the pink panthers to walk with him, but they are welcome.


25 posted on 06/07/2012 7:35:20 PM PDT by JohnD9207 (Mitt better grow a pair or this thing will be over soon.)
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To: neverdem

Is there some place on the net to actually invite him to Mesquite Texas for our monthly gun show? It would be an honor to meet him and offer his group a real Texas welcome?

I really think he couldn’t gather enough of the pink panthers to walk with him, but they are welcome.


26 posted on 06/07/2012 7:36:01 PM PDT by JohnD9207 (Mitt better grow a pair or this thing will be over soon.)
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To: neverdem

Don’t forget to call your brother Al before you decide to go.


27 posted on 06/07/2012 7:37:05 PM PDT by kempster
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To: cloudmountain

If he attacks gun stores, he might be.


28 posted on 06/07/2012 7:38:02 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: knarf
LOL!
“That's like announcing you're gonna’ kick a Marine’s ass.”

Hey, I've done that many times myself, and the Marine just grinned at me! (his mother is my friend)

I wonder who exactly Jesse Jackson considers to be his “we”.
Does he have a mailing list?
He makes “them” sound like vigilantes or domestic terrorists, and we all expect Holder and Napolitano to start investigating all of his associates...right?

29 posted on 06/07/2012 7:38:17 PM PDT by sarasmom ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=xZsFe6dM3EY)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
Afroturf Astroturf ping.
Thanks neverdem.


30 posted on 06/07/2012 7:40:03 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Battle Axe

Jesse is looking for a new extortion angle....

He needs to be leading a march to anywhere...


31 posted on 06/07/2012 7:41:08 PM PDT by LtKerst
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To: neverdem
I have noticed that every man standing behind the counter at the (usually very busy) gun shop I frequent is carrying. I mentioned to one guy that I had ordered a genuine khukri as a collectible from Nepal and he immediately pulled his out of a sheath at the back of his belt to show me. All I said was "cool!"

March on and try to shut down one of these completely legal and very secure (for good reason) places packed with fellows who hunt and in many if not most cases have military experience? Bad idea Jesse, very bad idea.

32 posted on 06/07/2012 7:42:13 PM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: neverdem

Jesse Jackson is both a tool, and an extortionist who should be in prison.


33 posted on 06/07/2012 7:43:35 PM PDT by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: Inyo-Mono

“As though all the urban gang bangers are getting their guns from legit gunshops.”

They will if Jesse leads mobs to smash the windows and loot the shops!

Jesse is trying to arm his army by overwhelming mob action. imho of course.


34 posted on 06/07/2012 7:44:02 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: neverdem

Problem is that a lot of perfectly fine young black men grow up listening to the racist tripe and class-war drivel that people like Jackson, Farrakan, and Sharpton vomit up.
These so-called leaders do more to hurt young men than any normal growing-up challenges. And the pi$$er is that these clowns get rich and enjoy a cushy lifestyle and I’m sure, laugh at the pliability of the dupes they get support money from.


35 posted on 06/07/2012 7:46:29 PM PDT by bossmechanic (If all else fails, hit it with a hammer)
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To: neverdem
OK, so let me get this right in my mind...

A mob of people are going to march on "Gun stores"

OK, I can see that this is not going to end well....

Perhaps we can get him a "Darwin Award" runner up tee shirt

Oh yea, if someone can get a picture of his illegitimate daughter, that can be placed on the back.

36 posted on 06/07/2012 7:48:45 PM PDT by SERE_DOC ( “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it.” TJ.)
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To: baiamonte
The problem with self-declared group leaders, is that the media never asks for a membership list.

I am a woman.
Does that mean I have some requirement to publically protest against that lame organization NOW?
A group who does not speak for, or represent me in any way?

37 posted on 06/07/2012 7:49:11 PM PDT by sarasmom ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=xZsFe6dM3EY)
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To: Gay State Conservative
I'll bet you're right.

If Jesse wanted to get rid of guns that are a problem, he could walk into any inner city neighborhood and ask the criminals to give up their guns. I'm sure they'd go along if he asked sweetly...

38 posted on 06/07/2012 7:49:49 PM PDT by GOPJ (Take your little hammer, little sickle and your scary red signs with a fist on it, and go home...)
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To: max americana

they wont get past the buzzer


39 posted on 06/07/2012 7:50:54 PM PDT by mriguy67
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To: neverdem

Go ahead and march on the gunshops you damn fool. But come marching on my house and you’ll be liable to encounter a much different reception, and be wishing you hadn’t changed your route.


40 posted on 06/07/2012 7:51:40 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: neverdem

All Progressives are terrified of an armed citizenry.


41 posted on 06/07/2012 7:52:37 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (There's a pill for just about everything ... except stupid!)
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To: neverdem

Jesse has been irrelevant for quite some time now——and he knows it.

His day is over,but he keeps trying——and trying——and trying.

Now if we could just shove something in Reverend Al’s mouth.


42 posted on 06/07/2012 7:54:24 PM PDT by Mears
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To: baiamonte

Anyone know why humans are split into ‘race’, and animals into ‘species’?


43 posted on 06/07/2012 7:55:46 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: mriguy67

this will have the opposite effect- people will specifically go out and buy a gun from the stores he is at just to spite him


44 posted on 06/07/2012 7:58:04 PM PDT by mriguy67
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To: SERE_DOC

“OK, I can see that this is not going to end well....”

Yup, if 700 yoot storm a gun store, if the 6 people in the store open up with what they can grab and load, maybe 100 yoot will get hurt.

And the media and Holder will posthumously indict the six store employees. Obama will call for the shutting down of all the stores, until “things can be worked out”.

Not a word will be mentioned of where the store contents went to. Then on to the next store.

Sorry for being so pessimistic, but all of these flashmobs look like training exercises to me.

We may have to roll out and attack the rear as volunteers if this becomes reality.


45 posted on 06/07/2012 8:01:58 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: Battle Axe

He really should get up a posse and hit the gun shows.

That would be cool.


46 posted on 06/07/2012 8:03:36 PM PDT by Salamander
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To: UCANSEE2

There are “races” of animals, like the melanistic squirrels vs grey squirrels, light-phase redtail hawks vs dark phase, tricolor blackbirds vs redwings.


47 posted on 06/07/2012 8:04:47 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: Joe Boucher

Maximum irony

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WT_BnmlUT5I


48 posted on 06/07/2012 8:08:43 PM PDT by Salamander
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To: UCANSEE2
Anyone know why humans are split into ‘race’, and animals into ‘species’?

Animals also have "races". They are referred to as breeds.

49 posted on 06/07/2012 8:10:05 PM PDT by Professional Engineer (Never Again! Except for the next time.)
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To: Professional Engineer

Hence that half breed mofo inn the white hut


50 posted on 06/07/2012 8:17:19 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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