Skip to comments.MILLER: Democratic front group hyped as hunters by media in gun control fight
Posted on 04/05/2013 2:39:28 PM PDT by jazusamo
Politico story claim gun owners support Obamas universal background checks
The liberal media will do anything to pressure lawmakers to support President Obamas gun-control agenda.
Politico published a story Wednesday with this headline: Hunting Group Wants Background Checks. The story gave the false impression that the millions of hunters in the U.S. support Mr. Obamas push for universal background checks.
That is way off target. In fact, 31 well-known hunting and conservation groups sent a letter to Capitol Hill Thursday expressing opposition to intrusion by the federal government into private firearm transfers.
Politico only cites one small group in its story, Bull Moose Sportsmen, which claims 5,000 members. The story gives no context for the size of this group in relation to other hunting advocacy groups, nor its prominence in the community. The single poll cited in the Politico story is one commissioned by the group itself and claims 72 percent of hunters support criminal background checks with some exceptions.
None of the major hunting groups which represent the millions of law-abiding sportsmen was mentioned, nor the polling of those members.
In fact, Bull Moose Sportsmen is a fringe organization run by Democratic activists that has been rejected from membership into the major gun and hunting groups umbrella organization because it refuses to reveal its funding sources.
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Claims 5,000 members, most of them fake. Probably funded by Soros and Bloomberg
Wouldn’t be at all surprised, both of their prints are all over this phony group.
Documentation File on the negative impact of the Obamanation Counterculture on America.
Good find. And good journalism.
Bull Moose —> Bull Moose Party —> Progressive Party
They’re not even really trying to hide it.
Agreed. And quite the rarity nowadays. Not surprising that it was the Wash Times, and not the Wash ComPost or the Gay Lady.
This current crop of RINO effers in DC will pretend they believe the lopsided anti-gun polls the MSM is reporting so they’ll go along with the government confiscation of firearms which is just a question of time. Why do I conclude that? Because they all voted for the NDAA. The deeper in to the hole of destruction this country is allowed to go, the longer and harder it will be to climb back out, if that will even be possible. The only promise the obozo hussein has kept is his promise to fundamentally change the US. And is he ever effing us over!
They are a 501c and you can ask for their annual report, which will tell where they get their funding.
They have to mail it by law.
Why does this remind me of the Bull Moose Party under T. Roosevelt, who was a populist-progressive, tree-hugging elitist president with delusions of grandeur? If you think the big hunting made him a Conservative, there is a deed to a New York bridge in your name at City Hall.
That commercial is played CONSTANTLY here on Indiana network stations 24/7.
Bloomie must be spending a fortune on it.
If he could come back, he would be astounded at what became of his movement. I doubt that he ever considered that it could end where it is today.
That is what he deserves for thinking that the Constitution was obsolete. Teddy Roosevelt did more to expand Government power than any other president before him, with the possible exception of Lincoln.
Looks like it's money well spent! Bwaaaahahahaaaa
That idiot’s probably a charter member of the Bull Moose Sportsmen.
Soros the Jew-hunter commences Astro-turfing the 2A issue.
I hestitate to agree with people who shout "Teddy Roosevelt was a [communist] Prog!" One of the people shouting that loudest has been Obozo, trying to use a Rushmore Republican President to "endorse" posthumously his Sovietcare scheme.
In fact, Roosevelt never even came close to endorsing Communist medicine. The plank the Obamaliars point to in the 1912 Progressive Party platform refers to what nowadays is called "key man" insurance, or "short-term disability", and would have been a private insurance arrangement paid for privately by industrial employers (only -- not everyone), to help deal with serious, crippling mill and plant workplace injuries.
Obama lied. As usual. Repeatedly, again as usual.
the medium is the message.
it is not the truth, it is the fact a msm said it.
I bet the Joyce Foundation is bankrolling this.
Is that the kind of name chosen by an organization for public officials’ anal sex meth parties?
There have been other groups like this in the past, and they have mostly failed.
Somehow, the “Bull Moose” thing surfaces repeatedly from the Liber[whatever]/”progressive”/effeminate/homo/socialist types.
“Co-Founder Gaspar Perricone, who told Politico that, Background checks fall within the ethics of responsible gun ownership, is a former staffer for Sen. Mark Udall, Colorado Democrat”
He’s also donated money to the Obama campaign.
Yep, I guess it’s not too surprising being it’s a phony group, they have a hard time with the truth.
Thanks, they’re probably joined at the hip.
FUDDS...Working for Rats...
In fact, 31 well-known hunting and conservation groups sent a letter to Capitol Hill Thursday expressing opposition to intrusion by the federal government into private firearm transfers. Politico only cites one small group in its story, Bull Moose Sportsmen, which claims 5,000 members. The story gives no context for the size of this group in relation to other hunting advocacy groups, nor its prominence in the community.
Let’s see a membership list, not the local phonebook.
The Democrats have more fronts that the Communist Party does today. But I’m close to being redundant.
Elite liberals are such liars... and the MSM never seems to 'catch' the lies.
An impartial political journalism outfit wouldn't do something dishonest like that, right?
So many lefties claim to be hunters these days; it’s a wonder that there’s a game animal left alive in the country.
heh heh heh
I know it’s hard to imagine. :-)
Same here in Pennsylvania. About the only 'single digit' TV I watch is the local news and that commercial plays over and over. There is some big money behind it.
And the idiot actor in that commercial has the chamber closed on his shot gun, his finger on the trigger, the gun pointed sideways with kids playing in the area.
I'll agree he should not own a fire arm because he is too damn stupid to understand even basic fire arm safety. ;~))
BTW. It is illegal to hunt from a vehicle in Pennsylvania, so why does this guy who appears to have a loaded weapon with his finger on the trigger sitting on the bed of his pick-up?
Typical Hollywood bull crap pretending they understand those 'lesser folk' out in fly over country. All they need is an actor with a flannel shirt talking with a put-on 'country accent' while pretending he is a hunter and they are good to go.
Every single Dem state senator who spoke B4 the vote of the CT gun law, evoked the *bi-partisan* agreement to universal background checks in the law...including hunting gun groups and individuals who *agreed*....they’re reading from the same well-oiled play book...and getting away with murder in the interim.
I hope legal challenges are imminent.
The ‘hunter’ ad being run by Bloomberg sure makes those of us who live rural laugh out loud.
The yard behind him doesn’t have a collection of old trucks & machinery which have quit running & are parked where they died. No proper burial!!
The truck itself is much too clean & new for the usual ranchers & hunters, etc. There is a ‘truck bedliner’ in it, which is also not a favorite of ranchers, etc.
The clothes the ‘hunter’ is wearing are not used enough already. No tears, or fading, like most of us have.
Not very many ranchers I have known have a man’s manicure. And the beard is just too much. Perfectly shaped & groomed.
The gun almost looks fake, but perhaps not.
Anyway-—they are sure spending $$$$$ here in Nevada trying to convince people who have a gun with them at all times out on their properties that we should all give them up & submit to any kind of ‘backgound check’ Bloomie wants.
We aren’t that stupid.
WE all KNOW that the criminals will never play by the rules.
We know that millions of people who have never done a single thing wrong with their weapons are being punished for actions of the criminals & crazies.
What a surprise. That never happened before.
Or do the “Fudds” among us, who don’t care if AR-15s are banned, now have their own `gun advocacy’ group?
(Just kidding. I think.)
Does the “Bull Moose” group’s founders remember that `progressive’ Theodore Roosevelt was a gun owning & gun wielding mighty hunter? Armed with the best weapons of his time, T.R. blasted his way across the African continent, killing game such as would make a PETA person ghostly pale?
Anyway, this group is obviously a false-flag Trojan horse and nothing else. Liberals are so tone deaf about guns & hunting, this latest attempt is like Jean F’in Kerry asking “Where do ah go to git me a hunting license?”.
“...Obama lied. As usual. Repeatedly, again as usual....”
Well, I think many of us have discovered that if his lips are moving, our messianic transparent King Pinocchio is lying. Unless it’s some minor tidbit that will further his grand illusion of a totally communist utopia named the USSA. ...with him playing the role of Hugo, of course.
“...The Democrats have more fronts that the Communist Party does today. But Im close to being redundant....”
You are redundant. They are one in the same. There are NO Democrats as we used to know them 20 years ago. NONE!!! They are now all out of the closet (obamacare votes were the snapshot) and they are ALL hard-core communists; every last stinkin’ one of em. They have convinced the low-info, low-intelligence voter to believe that they will “take care of them and give them things”, but once the guns are gone and their opposition is swept out, they will annihilate those “useful idiots” that make up the “unwashed masses” just like Stalin did. Once again, history will repeat itself.