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21 NRA A-Rated Senators Part Of 68-31 Vote To Defeat Filibuster Of Background Check Bill
Mediaite.com ^ | 4/11/2013 | Tommy Christopher

Posted on 04/11/2013 6:34:57 PM PDT by 2nd amendment mama

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To: 2nd amendment mama

The DCites aren’t listening to constituents or to NRA or any other gunfights groups. They are totally power-mad and out of control, like a 4-yr old on a wild rumpus. They need a blankin’ spanking.


51 posted on 04/11/2013 8:53:41 PM PDT by cyn (Benghazi.)
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To: Arm_Bears

Including 80 million or so gun owners just found out we have no clout any longer in Washington DC, even with our own senators & reps. I guess we really are at war with the socialist bastards (both demoRATS & Repubs) in DC. I wonder when this will turn into the real thing. I pray that Texas & 12-14 southern & western states will declare that enough is enough, and it is now time to secede from the USSA Amerika.


52 posted on 04/11/2013 8:54:27 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: DJ MacWoW

Thanks for that lovely post in the midst of this madness, DJ.


53 posted on 04/11/2013 8:55:28 PM PDT by cyn (Benghazi.)
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To: 2nd amendment mama

I wonder if any of these idiots realize Newtown residents can’t vote for them.


54 posted on 04/11/2013 9:08:45 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: jim-x; TigersEye

Yes, they have, including contacting each senator. Not sure if is posted to fr, but I read the letter earlier after asking myself the same question. Search nra toomey-manchin >>

http://m.washingtonexaminer.com/nra-threatens-senators-who-back-toomey-manchin-deal/article/2526875


55 posted on 04/11/2013 9:09:26 PM PDT by cyn (Benghazi.)
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To: cyn

56 posted on 04/11/2013 9:17:49 PM PDT by cyn (Benghazi.)
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To: 2nd amendment mama

Just by pure coincidence, the RNC sent me a letter begging for money today. They are getting an envelope back full of coupon buck slips and the list of Repub traitors.


57 posted on 04/11/2013 9:20:44 PM PDT by mykroar (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.-Thomas Paine)
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To: cyn; jim-x
The NRA is filing a law suit in CO against the new law that allows using HIPAA records to deny someone their 2nd Amend. rights. Here is a page of just a few of the suits that the NRA-ILA is supporting right now.

NRA-ILA Litigation

58 posted on 04/11/2013 9:31:39 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: Katiana Kalashnikova
You have been banned and you should have been.
We don't need any dissent against the Bill of Rights.
Move to Cuba and dissent against Castro, sh$!head!
59 posted on 04/11/2013 9:35:26 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: TigersEye

Thanks for info, glad to see that.

I posted to you re: HIPAA on other thread just now. The change further destroys the finest health care system in the world by making a lie of confidentiality... so in lib minds is a double win.


60 posted on 04/11/2013 9:42:20 PM PDT by cyn (Benghazi.)
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To: JTHomes
˙”˙uoıʇıunɯɯɐ ɹo sɯɹɐǝɹıɟ ɟo uoıʇɐʇɹodsuɐɹʇ ǝʇɐʇsɹǝʇuI ˙∀9ᄅ6“ :ƃuıʍolloɟ ǝɥʇ ƃuıʇɹǝsuı puɐ ∀9ᄅ6 uoıʇɔǝs oʇ ƃuıʇɐlǝɹ ɯǝʇı ǝɥʇ ƃuıʞıɹʇs ʎq pǝpuǝɯɐ sı 'ǝpoƆ sǝʇɐʇS pǝʇıu∩ '8Ɩ ǝlʇıʇ ɟo ㄣㄣ ɹǝʇdɐɥɔ ɹoɟ suoıʇɔǝs ɟo ǝlqɐʇ ǝɥ┴-˙ʇuǝɯpuǝɯ∀ ƃuıɯɹoɟuoƆ puɐ lɐɔıuɥɔǝt


There. That seems to be more understandable.

61 posted on 04/11/2013 9:44:18 PM PDT by MaxMax
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To: 2nd amendment mama

The GOP is Done! America is Done! For further information just listen to the daily news. Washington folks only listen to their DC newscasts - who cares what the actual country thinks. Bought and paid for several times over!


62 posted on 04/11/2013 9:48:03 PM PDT by Deagle (quo)
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To: cyn

0bamaCare has already killed the health care system, or will in short order, as well as the economy. This Toomey-Manchin compromise is something else altogether. It will gut the BoRs.


63 posted on 04/11/2013 9:48:40 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: Graewoulf

F-


64 posted on 04/11/2013 9:51:21 PM PDT by Jay Redhawk (Zombies are just intelligent, good looking democrats.)
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To: 2nd amendment mama

Wait, why am I a lifetime NRA member?


65 posted on 04/11/2013 9:54:24 PM PDT by glock rocks (No, the game never ends, when your whole world depends, on the turn of a friendy card.)
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To: jim-x

I read that the NRA had filed lawsuits in NY challenging the recent gun laws passed there, and I believe they were filing another lawsuit in Maryland.


66 posted on 04/11/2013 9:54:35 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: 2nd amendment mama
The NRA's strategy of pragmatically supporting anyone who claims to support the Second Amendment has failed.
There are 68 traitors in the Senate who have no right to hold their seats, having refused to abide their oath of office. The question is no whether the the Republican voters, NRA members, and American people are loyal enough to the Constitution to vote this SEDITIOUS MAJORITY out.
67 posted on 04/11/2013 10:01:09 PM PDT by rmlew ("Mosques are our barracks, minarets our bayonets, domes our helmets, the believers our soldiers.")
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To: FReepers; Patriots; FRiends





Please Help FR Complete THIS FReepathon THIS Month!

Contribute without delay, no matter the amount.

68 posted on 04/11/2013 10:03:40 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: TigersEye

Yes it will — I appreciate your posts that lay it out so clearly.

But the destruction of confidentiality inherent in the bill will be another nail in the coffin of our health care system... a particularly sore spot since I enjoyed the benefits of health care done right today. I am in mourning at the wanton destruction occurring daily by the wild beasts in DC.

Well, bedtime for me. Thanks again, glad to be here with like minded people. Well — for as long as this site is allowed to exist...horrid thought! :(


70 posted on 04/11/2013 10:06:07 PM PDT by cyn (Benghazi.)
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To: MaxMax

Heh. Exactly.


71 posted on 04/11/2013 10:08:40 PM PDT by cyn (Benghazi.)
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To: 2nd amendment mama

a shameful list of traitors.....


72 posted on 04/11/2013 10:10:53 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: onyx

The Republicans who voted to debate the bill were Senators:

Lamar Alexander (R-TN, NRA rating=A),
Kelly Ayotte (R-NH, NRA rating=A),
Richard Burr (R-NC, NRA rating=A),
Saxby Chambliss (R-GA, NRA rating=A),
Tom Coburn (R-OK, NRA rating=A),
Susan Collins (R-ME, NRA rating=C+),
Bob Corker (R-TN, NRA rating=A),
Jeff Flake (R-AZ, NRA rating=A),
Lindsey Graham (R-SC, NRA rating=A),
Dean Heller (R-NV, NRA rating=A),
John Hoeven (R-ND, NRA rating=A),
Johnny Isakson (R-GA, NRA rating=A),
Mark Kirk (R-IL, NRA rating=F),
John McCain (R-AZ, NRA rating=B+),
Pat Toomey (R-PA, NRA rating=A)
Roger Wicker (R-MS, NRA rating=A+)


73 posted on 04/11/2013 10:11:09 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: bd476

Hiya Lady!
Here’s hoping and praying it helps.


74 posted on 04/11/2013 10:12:10 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: cyn
Sheesh! I have had the wrong link in the title line of my Toomey-Manchin post.
Here is the one I meant to be using.

The Toomey-Manchin Kill The Bill of Rights Bill.

75 posted on 04/11/2013 10:16:32 PM PDT by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: onyx

Hi Onyx!
Hoping and praying here!


76 posted on 04/11/2013 10:19:29 PM PDT by bd476
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To: OrioleFan
I got a call from them a little while back. They started with how they supported smaller Government, and I cut in with "Why in the hell did you fund Obamacare, then? You could have blocked it."

They went straight to the "Thank You for your time..."

I hung up.

77 posted on 04/11/2013 10:21:10 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Arm_Bears
I think the NRA just learned they have absolutely no clout in DC anymore.

Let's look at that. How did the oldest civil rights organization in the country become persona non grata?

The media have been waging war on the NRA, painting the NRA and members as "extremists", "kooks", and even worse, "Unfeeling".

If y'all want to play along with the demonization of the NRA, the inevitable result will be that the organization will take the abandonment of members and donors as a sign that people believe what the media has said, and will moderate its stance in order to survive. The organization lives on donations and memberships, too.

Now is the time when every membership check, every donation, every communication with the NRA should carry a message of NO COMPROMISE from the people, just as every communication with Congress should.

You can bet your bottom dollar the "great organizer" has his community of Communists, useful idiots, the MSM, and fellow travelers out there doing the full court press for their ultimate wet dream--disarming the American people.

There are a lot of keyboard commandos who spout nonsense from their fingertips about WW III, CW II, or even another American Revolution, but won't take the time to and effort to even e-mail their Congress critters.

If that shoe fits, pull yer frigging head out and get after it using every peaceful means at your disposal to turn the tide of public opinion, including posting to websites, letters to Congress, letters to the editor, supporting the Gun Rights organization of your choice--and not wasting time cutting the others down.

Screw worrying about being on a list, you already are.

There are a lot of people out there who are ticked off at this crap but who are feeling isolated and alone in that. Don't let us all get Alinsky'd.

IF we can't stop this before things get ugly, they'll get real ugly, and they won't be pretty ever again in my lifetime.

And if you won't bother to write a letter or make a call now, then I know you won't have my back if the SHTF.

78 posted on 04/11/2013 10:38:37 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: JTHomes
But oh, we need this bill to honor the memory of those Newtown kids.

If that's the case, fund a plaque, and dump the rest of the bill.

79 posted on 04/11/2013 10:40:02 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: cyn

I don’t want the NRA to send a form letter. I want wayne and chris to personally call those the NRA endorsed and tell them that if they vote for ANY gun control laws, that the NRA and their membership will literally do everything they can to destroy their political careers.


80 posted on 04/11/2013 10:40:39 PM PDT by jim-x (9/11/2001 - Never forget, Never forgive.)
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To: Theodore R.
Like college faculty, the NRA has been “inflating grades” for years. It’s the failure of hope over reality.

Like college professors, they have had (arguably) worse material to work with. The 'curve' is skewed to the low end.

81 posted on 04/11/2013 10:42:33 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: rcrngroup

Reading the link you sent and the NRA ILA news page, i see nothing except they are “planning” to challenge the Maryland law.


82 posted on 04/11/2013 10:44:11 PM PDT by jim-x (9/11/2001 - Never forget, Never forgive.)
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To: Soul of the South

There are times when gay men stick together on issues...this is one of them. Obozo and Graham see eye to eye on this one...Graham is a RINO and a traitor to We the People...he can’t be trusted ever. Nor can Boehner and others.


83 posted on 04/11/2013 11:18:30 PM PDT by itssme
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To: 2nd amendment mama
Here is the latest mailer that provides real easy method of contacting all the appropriate critters at once. I suggest that you write even of your critter is opposing the legislation and ask them to remind all of their cronies what happened to the silly politicians who voted for the Clinton bans... we are single issue voters when it comes the the 2nd Amendment and we will see to it that history repeats itself in the upcoming elections.

http://www.nraila.org/get-involved-locally/grassroots/write-your-reps.aspx

84 posted on 04/11/2013 11:49:31 PM PDT by FunkyZero (... I've got a Grand Piano to prop up my mortal remains)
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To: GunRunner
So will it pass the Senate and does it have a chance in the House?

Easily pass the Senate and now probably the house as well.

A few of the so-called conservative Senators who voted to stop a filibuster will probably vote against the bill itself in the final version in order to placate the gun owners back home, all the time knowing that the Dems can pass it easily without their help now that a filibuster os off the table.

I never doubted that it would pass in the Senate where Pubs only hold 45 seats, some of whom are liberals at heart when the folks back home aren't watching. But certainly not with the help of 21 treacherous Pubs who I hope and pray will be forever remembered as traitorous turncoats by gun owning voters and conservatives in general in their states. I still have a small remnant of hope for the house, but zero confidence in the master of compromise, aka Speaker Boehnor.

If the house doesn't put the kibosh on the final version after scores of amendments are added in the Senate, a version which I guarantee will be far worse than the current version which is only a pale ghost of the final offering, it's all over but the orgasmic shouting by the ant-American lefties who worship at Obummer's feet and fervently hate both the 2nd Amendment, the US Constitution in toto, and all gun owners regardless of race, color, or creed. All we can do now is put as much pressure as possible on our people in the House and pray to almighty God for the future of our progeny who must live somehow in this rapidly self-destructing nation after we're gone.

85 posted on 04/12/2013 12:03:43 AM PDT by epow (I'm not waiting for the undertaker, I'm looking for the Upper Taker)
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To: Theodore R.

SC voters are certainly not uninformed.. We know Grahamnesty is not a Conservative


86 posted on 04/12/2013 12:42:56 AM PDT by neverbluffer
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To: 2nd amendment mama

People! Have faith. These guys are playing chess, not checkers. They only voted for cloture. This puts the spotlight on the red-state Democrats facing re-election in 2014. This is a very, very, very tough place for them to be in. And nothing that manages to pass the Senate is likely to be taken up by the House.


87 posted on 04/12/2013 12:55:12 AM PDT by ccmay (Too much Law; not enough Order.)
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bookmark


88 posted on 04/12/2013 1:19:50 AM PDT by freds6girlies (many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first. Mt. 19:30. R.I.P. G & J)
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To: GeronL

“The NRA bootlickers will be along any minute now telling us how great the NRA is in protecting our rights. WRONG.”...

There goes my annual subscription to my hunting magazine.

time also to repackage all those damn letters and request for more and more “donations” to support their work (or lack ther of). NRA? Gone!!!


89 posted on 04/12/2013 3:28:34 AM PDT by DaveA37 (I'm for HONEST government)
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To: GeronL

“The NRA bootlickers will be along any minute now telling us how great the NRA is in protecting our rights. WRONG.”...

There goes my annual subscription to my hunting magazine.

time also to repackage all those damn letters and request for more and more “donations” to support their work (or lack ther of). NRA? Gone!!!


90 posted on 04/12/2013 3:29:06 AM PDT by DaveA37 (I'm for HONEST government)
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To: Smokin' Joe

Why are you yelling at me?


91 posted on 04/12/2013 4:35:34 AM PDT by Arm_Bears (Refuse; Resist; Rebel; Revolt!)
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To: FunkyZero
Excuse me but I spent a good part of every day working for our 2nd Amendment rights! Please don't lecture me on what I should or shouldn't do! Go to the link in my tag line to see what we're doing!
92 posted on 04/12/2013 6:53:04 AM PDT by 2nd amendment mama ( www.2asisters.org | Self defense is a basic human right!)
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To: 2nd amendment mama; WXRGina; duffee; onyx; DrewsMum; Tupelo; mstar; jdirt; ...

Mississippi Sinator ping


93 posted on 04/12/2013 6:54:17 AM PDT by WKB ( Remember "Bush Lied and People Died" Now it's "People died and Obama Lied")
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To: 2nd amendment mama; All

It is very clear the Capitol Hill STAFFERS are all watching MSNBC along with senators as their PRIMARY/ONLY news source.

They do not want to see FNC, Blaze or even CNN as a news center point. Its all left wing all the time.

This is why it is John “I don’t understand” McCain.

Those three “D” senators are all going to fight back with raging pork payoffs.

The medium is the message.

the message for captiol hill is msnbc REGARDLESS of content.


94 posted on 04/12/2013 6:57:51 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: 2nd amendment mama
Settle down Beavis. It was meant as a general message, read the damn thread. Lots of people asking "what does the NRA do, how are they helping".

Secondly, if it were a lecture, you would know it. That was a call asking people to step up and use the tool.

..geez

95 posted on 04/12/2013 7:26:35 AM PDT by FunkyZero (... I've got a Grand Piano to prop up my mortal remains)
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To: rarestia

Some GOP helped craft the original Assault Weapons Ban 20 years ago.....former POTUS Ronald Reagan helped as well..btw...surprised?

And George Bush II repeatedly promised to sign it if renewed.

The GOP is inherently wobbly and latently progressive.....always has been

Today simply the lesser of two evils

Oh but how some like things simple....to hell with historical accuracy


96 posted on 04/12/2013 9:50:25 AM PDT by wardaddy (wanna know how my kin felt during Reconstruction in Mississippi, you fixin to find out firsthand)
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To: wardaddy

I was in secondary school during Reagan. I was a Freshman in high school when the AWB was signed. I don’t support GWB on more than 50% of his politics. I’ve only tangentially supported the GOP. I’ve always been a history-minded Constitutional conservative since I was a junior in high school on the debate team.

I support the NRA on over 90% of their political dealings. In general, they get it right. This latest development is unacceptable by the standards of any pro-gun, American Constitutionalist.


97 posted on 04/12/2013 9:54:36 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: TigersEye

btw, that street sign is muy interesante. This wild rumpus is what they are doing on the 18th.


98 posted on 04/12/2013 10:25:27 AM PDT by cyn (Benghazi.)
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To: 2nd amendment mama

NRA wasn’t scoring the cloture vote. A real sell out move by the NRA.


99 posted on 04/12/2013 10:32:11 AM PDT by paltz
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To: jim-x
HAVE THEY DONE ANYTHING?

As of 1330 EDT, Friday April 12 2013 ...

NRA has done NOTHING to sanction the 21 NRA 'A' rated, endorsed senatorial traitors and domestic enemies of the Constitution.

Absolutely NOTHING.

Shame on you, Chris Cox.

100 posted on 04/12/2013 10:36:20 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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