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Gun Control Group Wants Ted Nugent Removed From NRA Board After Racist Comments
Washington Whispers ^ | July 24, 2013 | Emily Stanton

Posted on 07/24/2013 8:53:51 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe

After Ted Nugent made comments about the Trayvon Martin case that were seen as racist, a gun control group is demanding his removal from the National Rifle Association's board of directors.

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence has launched a petition to "publicly repudiate Ted Nugent's racist rhetoric" and have him kicked off of the NRA's board of directors.

The "Cat Scratch Fever" rocker called Martin a "17-year-old dope smoking, racist gangsta wannabe" in a column for conservative media website Rare. Nugent continued to say, "The only racism on that night was perpetrated by Trayvon Martin, and everybody knows it."

In a July 16 appearance on the conservative talk radio show "The Alex Jones Show," Nugent asserted that those most prejudiced against African-Americans were African-American themselves.

"There are black mobs across America that are guilty of the worst racism since the Klan," Nugent said. "The worst racism against blacks is documented and undeniable by blacks."

Nugent continued to say that black Americans are tricked into believing they're oppressed.

"The blacks have bought into this lie that somehow they're oppressed when the president is black, the attorney general is black, governors are black, senators are black, congressmen are black, mayors are black, Oprah Winfrey [and some of] the richest people in the world are black. It is a dirty lie," he said.

Currently, the group says the petition for his removal has about 1,300 signatures.

"These disgusting comments reveal that Nugent has moved to a new extreme of unapologetic, overt racism," coalition Executive Director Josh Horwitz said in a press release. "No credible organization should be associating with this kind of hater, let alone continuing to allow him to serve on its board."

Horwitz also stated if the NRA wants to continue to bill itself as the "oldest civil rights organization in the United States" then it needs to "walk the walk" and sever its ties with Nugent.

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence is, according to their website, a nonprofit organization seeking to "secure freedom from gun violence through research, strategic engagement and effective policy advocacy."

The NRA and Nugent did not respond to Whispers' repeated requests for comment.


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1 posted on 07/24/2013 8:53:51 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
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To: Tailgunner Joe

>> launched a petition

Oooooh. Scary.

Bet Ted ‘n the NRA are hiding under their beds.


2 posted on 07/24/2013 8:55:27 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I thought they wanted to control guns.
Now they want to control speech?


3 posted on 07/24/2013 8:55:55 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

“In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” - George Orwell


4 posted on 07/24/2013 8:56:06 PM PDT by null and void (You don't know what "cutting edge" means till you insult Mohammed.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Screw the gun control group.


5 posted on 07/24/2013 8:56:21 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

I am no fan of Ted but the NRA should tell these idiots to go and pound sand.


6 posted on 07/24/2013 8:56:32 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Tailgunner Joe
"17-year-old dope smoking, racist gangsta wannabe"

That is not a racist comment, nor is anything else he said. He made a series of statements that were either factually correct or highly plausible. He made no generalizations about black people being inferior, or any such thing. Indeed, he pointed out black success in many areas.
7 posted on 07/24/2013 8:57:24 PM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Funny how racists see racism in everyone else but themselves.


8 posted on 07/24/2013 8:57:34 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence....

Is this some kind of joke?

Tell these morons to shove it high up where the sun don’t shine.


9 posted on 07/24/2013 8:57:40 PM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Why, did Nugent say something that wasn’t true?


10 posted on 07/24/2013 8:58:43 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (HEY RATS! Control your murdering freaks.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Maybe I missed it. What was it he said could be seen as racial hatred?


11 posted on 07/24/2013 8:59:38 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Gun control Nazis telling the NRA what to do. LOL! Good luck with that Nazis.


12 posted on 07/24/2013 9:00:09 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Amnesty. The DemocRATS' payback for the 2010 elections.)
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To: mylife

That’s one of the main reasons why they want control of the guns. Gun control is just the last big hurdle in the way of their ultimate goals.


13 posted on 07/24/2013 9:00:47 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

GO TED!!! Let the commie bastards have it!


14 posted on 07/24/2013 9:01:14 PM PDT by Route395
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Did he lie? Where?


15 posted on 07/24/2013 9:01:44 PM PDT by RC one
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To: Trod Upon

Yessir.


16 posted on 07/24/2013 9:01:57 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: Steve_Seattle

He forgot “Homophobe”.

Well, according to his 19 Year Old High School Junior Girlfriend anyway.


17 posted on 07/24/2013 9:02:33 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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To: Kickass Conservative

Correction:

He forgot “Homophobe”.

Well, according to TRAYVON’S 19 Year Old High School Junior Girlfriend anyway


18 posted on 07/24/2013 9:03:34 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

the media says everything any non-democrat says or does is racist now

it’s to control our minds


19 posted on 07/24/2013 9:04:00 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

guess ted’s living in their heads rent free.

what’s worse for them is ted is there because he told the truth, and they know he did.


20 posted on 07/24/2013 9:05:09 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Question! Are these protesters members of the NRA? If not it just shows the gall of these people who want control of everything and everybody. What a bunch of so called civilized humans.


21 posted on 07/24/2013 9:05:43 PM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Truth hurts doesn’t it libs..Nugent was right on the money, libs can’t stand hearing FACTS


22 posted on 07/24/2013 9:06:20 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Good forTed Nugent.


23 posted on 07/24/2013 9:06:27 PM PDT by Gator113
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To: Tailgunner Joe

And, the only crime committed that night was Martin’s assault and battery of Z.


24 posted on 07/24/2013 9:07:16 PM PDT by JustTheTruth
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To: Tailgunner Joe

The truth hurts...

Can anyone explain to me why anyone that supports the NRA in any way would care what a group that supports gun control thinks they should do? I think that gun control group should cease to exist but I bet they won’t do that just because I want them to.


25 posted on 07/24/2013 9:08:55 PM PDT by Tammy8 (~Secure the border and deport all illegals- do it now! ~ Support our Troops!~)
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To: Tailgunner Joe; Repeat Offender; GenXteacher; Nervous Tick; BlatherNaut; ColdOne; Marcella; ...
This is my first ping for about the past 36 or so hours. Been down. It would be an enormous help to me if you could add 'blackrage' to the keywords for me so they can be indexed even when I am not able. Thank you in advance.


26 posted on 07/24/2013 9:09:25 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work, You gotta earn them.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

This “Gun Control Group” is the same as all Liberal goons; they cannot stand exposure to the truth. The truth is like a Cross to Vampires. The sunlight of truth sets Liberals on fire and consumes them.


27 posted on 07/24/2013 9:09:32 PM PDT by YHAOS
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Guess I’m a wascist too...


28 posted on 07/24/2013 9:10:11 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
In a fair world, this would backfire, and become a cause célèbre forcing stupid reverse racists to a cultural stand-off.
29 posted on 07/24/2013 9:10:22 PM PDT by Prospero (Si Deus trucido mihi, ego etiam fides Deus.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

What part of Blacks on Black crime or racism is racism? Liberals are outraged all the time.

Pray for America to Wake up


30 posted on 07/24/2013 9:10:27 PM PDT by bray (Coming soon: The Republic of Texas 2022)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
(from the article):" The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence...,Horwitz also stated if the NRA wants to continue
to bill itself as the "oldest civil rights organization in the United States" then it needs to "walk the walk"
and sever its ties with Nugent."

Sure !.. after you point outwhere he is wrong !
The truth hurts !!

"The trouble with our liberal friends is not that they're ignorant;
it's just that they know so much that isn't so." ~Ronald Reagan

"If you want to make a Conservative angry, tell him a lie.
If you want to make a Liberal angry, tell him the truth." - Rush Limbaugh

31 posted on 07/24/2013 9:10:56 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.” - Ronald Reagan)
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To: mylife
Now they want to control speech?

Not all speech. Just other people's speech.

32 posted on 07/24/2013 9:12:33 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: Nervous Tick

As a graduate of coporate diverity classes, I see nothing racist about Nugent’s comments.


33 posted on 07/24/2013 9:13:05 PM PDT by chemicalman (The more support I see,the harder I want to work,and the more determined I am not to let folks down.)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
After Ted Nugent made comments about the Trayvon Martin case that were seen as racist...

Oh, well if anyone perceived Mr. Nugent's comments as racist we should certainly bend to their whims and have him removed.

You can't say anything in this Country anymore without offending someone. Just saying that probably offends someone who thinks things are great. "Racism" or "racist" is the new "the sky is falling." It has been so over-used as to become meaningless.

34 posted on 07/24/2013 9:17:05 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

He called Oprah Winfrey black. That proves he’s a racist.


35 posted on 07/24/2013 9:22:48 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: Tailgunner Joe
“Kiss My Glock” on YouTube is now playing over these speakers.
36 posted on 07/24/2013 9:25:12 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: Jack Hammer
The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence.... Is this some kind of joke?

I think they are a communist front group that is working in tandem with the White House to remove guns and the ability to defend yourself from the average moral working American.

They fear us so much their only way to win is to make it illegal for us to fight back.

The NEW WORLD ORDER is coming.

STATE: Socialism

Ruling Oligarchy: Communism

Religion: Islam

Military: Third World Mercenaries

Financial System: Government run Capitalism

Citizenry: Tribal communities constantly at war with each other based on differences in the hats they wear. As long as they are blaming each other, they can't deal with the real problem, which is everything above.

37 posted on 07/24/2013 9:28:33 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
HEADLINE: Gun Control Group Wants Ted Nugent Removed From NRA Board After Racist Comments Telling the Truth

There. I fixed it.

38 posted on 07/24/2013 9:31:35 PM PDT by Gritty (Whensoever the General Government assumes undelegated powers, its acts are void-Jefferson, 1798)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
Uh, why would the opinion of their enemies be of any concern to any group?

If a group allowed their enemies to dictate their personnel (or any) decisions, they could just insist on people who they know won't achieve anything.

39 posted on 07/24/2013 9:53:06 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
It would be fun to freep the petition.

Wi Tu Dum
Cal Me Hor
Afro Turf


Some creative names. "Ridicule is the best weapon."
40 posted on 07/24/2013 10:03:41 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media.)
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To: Steve_Seattle

his comments were absolutely not racist.... i agree... they were merely racial... no big deal... just as Trayvon’s actions that night were not racist... just racial...


41 posted on 07/24/2013 10:04:19 PM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: Tailgunner Joe
The NRA and Nugent did not respond to Whispers' repeated requests for comment.

A proper and eloquent response.

42 posted on 07/24/2013 10:08:08 PM PDT by eddie willers
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Eh, what was racist??? Sounds like these people are drama queens.


43 posted on 07/24/2013 10:34:47 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: Tailgunner Joe
The gun control group can rant about the people on the board of the Violence Policy Center or Handgun Control, Inc. Their ranting about the membership of the NRA board falls on deaf ears. Mind your own damn business.
45 posted on 07/24/2013 10:55:56 PM PDT by Myrddin
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To: Tailgunner Joe

NRA. I agree with Ted.


46 posted on 07/24/2013 10:57:20 PM PDT by D Rider
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[Nugent said Trayvon Martin was a] 17-year-old

True.

dope smoking

True. Proven scientifically.

racist

True. Proven by Trayvon's own "crazy ass cracka" comment.

gangsta wannabe

True. Proven by Trayvon's behavior on the night of the incident, as well as his own publicly available statements.

The only racism on that night was perpetrated by Trayvon Martin, and everybody knows it.

Likely true. All the evidence supports that assertion.

"There are black mobs across America that are guilty of the worst racism since the Klan," Nugent said. "The worst racism against blacks is documented and undeniable by blacks."

Opinion, but likely true.

"The blacks have bought into this lie that somehow they're oppressed when the president is black, the attorney general is black, governors are black, senators are black, congressmen are black, mayors are black, Oprah Winfrey [and some of] the richest people in the world are black. It is a dirty lie..."

Opinion, but likely true.

Shouldn't Ted Nugent actually make racist comments before he is criticized for making racist comments?

The race baiters are grasping at straws. Just because they don't like what someone has said doesn't make it racist. Their accusations are laughably hysterical and incoherent.

47 posted on 07/24/2013 11:14:03 PM PDT by sargon (I don't like the sound of these here Boncentration Bamps!)
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To: Gargantua

Your post #44 was racist.


48 posted on 07/24/2013 11:17:50 PM PDT by sargon (I don't like the sound of these here Boncentration Bamps!)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Zimmerman was profiled..... Not Tray..


49 posted on 07/24/2013 11:54:39 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Tailgunner Joe

Ted Nugent says....Bite me.


50 posted on 07/24/2013 11:58:52 PM PDT by Conservative4Ever (I'm going Galt)
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