Skip to comments.MILLER: NRA vs. Bloomberg - The final shootout over guns and the election
Posted on 10/23/2012 11:38:53 AM PDT by neverdem
The National Rifle Association (NRA) has been saying for the past two years that President Obama would ban guns if given a second term. Mr. Obama had been careful to pretend otherwise until last weeks debate, when he let slip his intention to ban certain types of firearms. That has sparked a renewed political war on both sides of the issue.
Mr. Obamas revelation has energized the pro-gun forces. The president peeked out from behind the curtain and said, Guess what, the NRA has been right all along. I am anti-Second Amendment and you can take my protestations to the contrary and shove em, NRA President David A. Keene told The Washington Times. Those gun owners watching saw the threat to their rights firsthand. And we will do our level best at the NRA to see that those not watching will get the message before they vote.
For its ground game, the NRA hired 25 campaign field representatives in May to work the 13 swing states, and they have since recruited thousands of volunteers to make calls and visit gun shows, ranges and clubs. By Nov. 6, the group predicts it will have made more than 50 million mailers and phone calls for the election, about 55 percent for the presidential race and the rest for congressional seats.
In the last month of the race, the NRA will spend about $1.5 million a week on TV and up to $1 million on Web video ads, bringing its total spending this cycle to between $20 million and $30 million. Within 48 hours of the debate, a new TV ad was on the air in Florida, Virginia, Wisconsin and Ohio that shows then-Sen. Obama promising in 2008 that he wont take away anyones guns. The ad contrasts that statement with the president...
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Bloomberg has decided to prove the adage “a fool and his money are soon parted”.
If Romney loses, I expect to have a most unfortunate accident with my canoe tipping over while transporting my hardware.
The Obama Regime launched Fast and Furious yet Barry has no intention of taking away anyone’s guns??!! Yeah, right.
Zero waited until it was past press time on the last NRA magazine before the election to drop his bomb about sport utility rifles.
People with rights vs. the people of New York - The final shootout over guns and the election Fixed again. Bloomberg wasn't elected by accident. Those who voted for him approve of and agree with his anti-gun agenda. Bloomturd is a symptom not the disease. The disease is the freedom haters who are the overwhelming majority in NY.
There's all sorts of interesting stuff about in those canoes. It depends, of course, in just how one defines the term "canoe."