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The NRA Convention Is Packed with Heat, Dip, and Sore Winners
Yahoo! News / The Atlantic Wire ^ | May 3, 2013 | Elspeth Reeve

Posted on 05/03/2013 6:52:46 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

The National Rifle Association just had an amazing victory in defeating a bill to require universal background checks on gun purchases — something it endorsed 15 years ago — and yet the speakers at its 142nd annual convention in Houston sounded awfully bitter. Several speakers devoted part of their speeches to media criticism, saying the big bad MSM had been mean to them. "Those in the media — yeah, you know who I'm talking about — they think they know better than we do, they think they're msarter than us," said Wayne LaPierre, the gun lobby's executive vice president. "Some in the media try to turn us into the bad guys," said Rick Perry, the gun toting Texas governor. "Acronyms," Sarah Palin said, like MSNBC, CBS, ABC, "one day they will think themselves accursed that they were not in this fight with us."

On Friday, the convention felt like a mini-CPAC, in that several potential presidential candidates took turns on the stage — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Perry — or appeared in video form, as Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan did. Perhaps that explains the feeling of doom amid glorious triumph, because the gun legislation victory came just a few months after devastating electoral defeat. And so there were many displays of masculine swagger, enough to show that all these tough young guns could take on all of the weak young gun-grabbers currently occupying the White House. Perry was introduced with a comically over-the-top video of himself showing great manliness while shooting at targets and wearing safety equipment. There's that GIF above, but you need the Ted Nugent soundtrack for full effect:

Cruz dared Vice President Joe Biden to debate the cause of crime.....

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: banglist; biden; cruz; guncontrol; nra; palin; rickperry; secondamendment; tedcruz; texas
So Elspeth doesn't think Governor Sarah Palin is a potential presidential candidate? Sounds awfully sexist. Bet she doesn't think the same of Hillary Clinton.
1 posted on 05/03/2013 6:52:46 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I like the way Elspeth (has to be a Lib) misspelled smarter as “msarter.”


2 posted on 05/03/2013 6:58:23 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
One more demonstration that, between the left and the rest of us...

...there is no common ground.

3 posted on 05/03/2013 7:00:04 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Left really got their little fannies hurt on this, didn’t they? Obama owned this issue, and got whipped. Two firsts. They are welcome to keep on bringing it up.

Our side needs to spike the football, go pick it up, let a lineman spike it again, do a choreographed celebration dance, taunt, and anything else that comes to mind.


4 posted on 05/03/2013 7:01:53 PM PDT by cdcdawg
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Perry-Palin sounds pretty good to me. It’s be even better the other way around.


5 posted on 05/03/2013 7:02:00 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Sore Winner?

PUH-LEEZ Sarah Ping!

I just wanted to ping Sarah's Awesome list to show how PATHETIC Yahoo.com News is.


6 posted on 05/03/2013 7:02:56 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: Lurker
I do not want Perry as president. He can stay where he is.

/johnny

7 posted on 05/03/2013 7:03:10 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: cdcdawg
I think they did file a butt-hurt report.

/johnny

8 posted on 05/03/2013 7:03:44 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Inyo-Mono

She also misspelled “weak” as “week” but I corrected it for her.

Scott Thomas Beauchamp controversy

New Republic editor Franklin Foer disclosed that Beauchamp is married to Elspeth Reeve, a former New Republic reporter and fact checker, and that his relationship with Reeve was “part of the reason why we found him to be a credible writer.”[6] Accused of insufficient fact-checking, the magazine had, according to Foer, planned to “re-report every detail”,[2] but the magazine later stated that their investigation was “short circuited” after the Army severed Beauchamp’s communications with anyone overseas

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Thomas_Beauchamp_controversy


9 posted on 05/03/2013 7:06:06 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Doesn’t it make Elspeth nervous to be around all those scary gun nuts? (/s)


10 posted on 05/03/2013 7:09:31 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No wonder it’s tough for Elspeth to talk clearly — all that bile in her throat.


11 posted on 05/03/2013 7:12:48 PM PDT by pabianice
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

” Perry was introduced with a comically over-the-top video of himself showing great manliness while shooting at targets and wearing safety equipment. “

Looks like Yahootie “News” has wet their panties over Governor Perry’s day at the range

Good. Maybe they will get diaper rash.

In the meantime the politrickcions need to get off their butts and get this stuff passed.

Right now they seem to be totally absorbed in spending the rainy day fund on water legislation.

That is important, yes, but so is safeguarding the Second Amendment Rights of American Citizens in the State of Texas.

http://www.legis.state.tx.us/Home.aspx

http://www.house.state.tx.us/

http://www.senate.state.tx.us/

********** GENERAL STATE CALENDAR **********
HOUSE BILLS
SECOND READING

HB 1076 Toth / Klick / Springer / Phillips / Bonnen, Dennis / et
al.
Relating to certain firearms, firearm accessories and firearm ammunition
within the State of Texas; providing an exemption from federal regulation
and providing penalties.

HB 1314 Creighton / Price / et al.
Relating to the unlawful seizure of a firearm by a governmental officer or
employee; providing penalties.

HB 1304 Sheets / Fletcher / Fallon / Paddie / Isaac / et al.
Relating to the intentional display of a handgun

HB 972 Fletcher / Flynn / Lavender / Burkett / Bell / et al.
Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on the premises of and
certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education.

.


12 posted on 05/03/2013 7:14:46 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Elspeth Reeve

13 posted on 05/03/2013 7:19:29 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: onyx; 2ndDivisionVet; Bikkuri
AHH!

Looks like she feel out of an Ugly tree and hit every branch on the way down.

Need some Sarah eye bleach after that one.


14 posted on 05/03/2013 7:24:08 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Not good being a sore winner when the animals in the regime are just regrouping. Of course I don’t know if the convention goers were actually being sore winners. And I tend not to believe the MSM on that account


15 posted on 05/03/2013 7:26:48 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight,, he'll just kill you.)
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To: onyx; Abbeville Conservative; abigailsmybaby; afnamvet; alley cat; antceecee; APatientMan; aphid; ..
Sore Winner?

PUH-LEEZ Sarah Ping!

I just wanted to ping Sarah's Awesome list to show how PATHETIC Yahoo.com News is.


16 posted on 05/03/2013 7:28:42 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: KC_Lion

Just got through watching Palin,Cruz and Perry’s speeches!!

Inspiring!

So glad I live in the Great State of Texas!!


17 posted on 05/03/2013 7:30:58 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: penelopesire
She is The BEST!


18 posted on 05/03/2013 7:36:27 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: KC_Lion

Now you see why she writes with such disdain.
She’s envious.


19 posted on 05/03/2013 7:36:52 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: onyx

Damn, That guy is ugly. And his name is weird.


20 posted on 05/03/2013 7:43:36 PM PDT by ExpatGator (I hate Illinois Nazis!)
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To: onyx
If She looks like that, I can understand why she would be jealous of THIS:

Liberals inner ugly and hate will eventually turn their physical appearance that why too.

I think being Pro Abortion does that at an accelerating rate.

Which is why Pro Life Dems (all 8 of them) are actually quite nice looking (Kirsten Powers is an example) but this broad....just...ugh.....


21 posted on 05/03/2013 7:48:35 PM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sarah’s speech was great. I just wished she took a dip.


22 posted on 05/03/2013 7:59:34 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We didn’t win yet.

The Chicago machine has only started to work. They will force another vote, and another, until it either passes or they destroy half the Senate.


23 posted on 05/03/2013 8:28:45 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

“I think they did file a butt-hurt report.”

Reports indicate Bammy said “Put some ‘Vasoline’ on that.” Other reports indicated Bammy had said “Put some ‘Glide’ on that.”


24 posted on 05/03/2013 9:14:51 PM PDT by GladesGuru (Islam is antithetical to, and Islam is irreconcilable with, America. Therefore - Islam Delenda Est)
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Elspeth Reeve Is a Lying Hack
http://allamericanblogger.com/23409/elspeth-reeve-is-a-lying-hack/

Elspeth Reeve Manufactures More Moral Outrage
http://www.redstate.com/2012/10/03/elspeth-reeve-manufactures-more-moral-outrage/

Elspeth also lied about Barack Obama’s fake Birth Certificate
http://planet.infowars.com/politics/open-letter-to-elspeth-reeve-of-the-atlantic-wire

She’s a dumb as a rock troll that’s also an Occupy whack job that yells, “racist” about anything that doesn’t fit the narrative. (Granted she pretends to always be protecting someone else). She’s such a hack that she went from The New Republic to The Atlantic so I assume her next job will be at the Daily Beast. You just can’t get any trashier than this lying loose cannon from the left.


25 posted on 05/03/2013 9:46:47 PM PDT by TabithaBliss (Obama's a tyrant!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The American Media: I can’t believe it’s not liberal. :)


26 posted on 05/03/2013 9:58:53 PM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The National Rifle Association just had an amazing victory in defeating a bill to require universal background checks on gun purchases — something it endorsed 15 years ago

The NRA found a whole new crop of suckers to send them money. And they will backstab that bunch also.

27 posted on 05/03/2013 10:26:15 PM PDT by meadsjn
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Here is Elspeth Reeve with her husband Scott Thomas Beauchamp:

Such a beautiful couple. Right?

It was Beauchamp who wrote the "Baghdad Diarist" under the pseudonym Scott Thomas for the New Republic while a private in the U.S. Army. His article was discovered to be invented accounts of cruelty by U.S. soldiers. It is also noteworthy that his wife, Elspeth Reeve, was a New Republic staffer.

His three published columns included accounts of soldiers mocking a woman disfigured by an injury, getting their kicks by running over dogs with Bradley Fighting Vehicles and playing with Iraqi children's skulls taken from a mass grave. It was all fiction.

Perhaps we should question whether Elspeth wrote this latest venture into fiction; but rather she farmed it off to her husband to write for her.

28 posted on 05/03/2013 11:14:04 PM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: jonrick46

His three published columns included accounts of soldiers mocking a woman disfigured by an injury, getting their kicks by running over dogs with Bradley Fighting Vehicles and playing with Iraqi children’s skulls taken from a mass grave. It was all fiction.


He also claimed to have worn a child’s skull under his helmet. Additionally, he used “highly illegal square backed bullets” in his Glock. Would someone please tell me what the hell a “square backed bullet” is, illegal or otherwise?


29 posted on 05/03/2013 11:17:19 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

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His three published columns included accounts of soldiers mocking a woman disfigured by an injury, getting their kicks by running over dogs with Bradley Fighting Vehicles and playing with Iraqi children’s skulls taken from a mass grave. It was all fiction.


He also claimed to have worn a child’s skull under his helmet.
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Hmmm- wounds liek another anti-Aemrican we used to know who is now our foreign affairs soemthign or other- John Heignz KKKErry I bel;eive his name is-


30 posted on 05/03/2013 11:24:08 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: KC_Lion; onyx

Sarah Palin receives a standing ovation at the NRA convention

31 posted on 05/03/2013 11:57:21 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

“Square back bullets”? The only thing I can think of is Hollow-Points and this dumb bitch doesn’t know the front of a bullet from the back of a bullet, nor does she know what the correct term is for a HP Bullet.


32 posted on 05/04/2013 12:07:19 AM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield ("Meg Lanker-Simons is a shining example of a liberal education.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Freeze the target and personalize it. that’s their strategy. I’m proud to “bitterly cling to God and to guns”.


33 posted on 05/04/2013 1:40:25 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hey Elspeth, You lost and we won. Or does it not work when your side takes the hit? B.....


34 posted on 05/04/2013 6:23:30 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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