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Lindsey Graham challenger to raffle AR-15 (drawing attention to Graham's gun control votes!)
politico.com ^ | 1/24/14 | Tal Kopan

Posted on 01/24/2014 11:17:38 AM PST by cotton1706

One of the Republicans challenging Sen. Lindsey Graham for reelection is raffling off an AR-15 as part of his campaign.

State Sen. Lee Bright announced the contest in an email to supporters Thursday, encouraging them to sign up online for the raffle scheduled for Feb. 15, and asking them to forward the email to friends and family and make a donation.

Bright began the email with a reference to the tragic mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., in 2012, which spurred a resurgent but ultimately futile call for gun control in Congress.

“In the wake of the horrific tragedy in Newtown, Conn., gun-grabbers were sure they had the votes to ram gun control into law,” the email read. “Thanks to the action of Second Amendment supporters all over the country, their scheme failed — even despite my Republican primary opponent, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham.”

The South Carolina lawmaker references a vote on gun control legislation in the Senate last April, which some Republicans threatened to filibuster.

(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: banglist; bright; elections; goober; raffle
Bright likes to openly stick the shiv in the left! He'll drive liberals nuts so he should replace Graham!
1 posted on 01/24/2014 11:17:38 AM PST by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706
He'll drive liberals nuts so he should replace and that includes Graham!
2 posted on 01/24/2014 11:21:34 AM PST by South40 (Liberalism is a Disease)
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To: cotton1706

As the sun rises in the East, he will be prosecuted for making a straw purchase...


3 posted on 01/24/2014 11:21:40 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: cotton1706

Hell, I’d pitch in and donate some Magpul 30 rounders for the raffle.


4 posted on 01/24/2014 11:24:50 AM PST by Antihero101607
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To: cotton1706

Here is Lee Bright’s campaign website address.

http://www.brightforsenate.com/


5 posted on 01/24/2014 11:25:05 AM PST by House Atreides
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To: Vendome

“As the sun rises in the East, he will be prosecuted for making a straw purchase...”

I would hope that Mr. Bright is bright enough to return the firearm to the store it was purchased on, and require the contest winner to go through the background check, etc... themselves.


6 posted on 01/24/2014 11:27:08 AM PST by MNGal
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To: cotton1706

How Do I get a ticket, here in PA. Maybe 10?


7 posted on 01/24/2014 11:28:10 AM PST by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: cotton1706

The Goobermatic Assault 1000


8 posted on 01/24/2014 11:33:51 AM PST by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: House Atreides

Oh, rats. You have to give them your phone number. I sent Michelle Bachman $100 and she told EVERYBODY. I got dozens of calls. I must have gotten 50 large size photos of Mitt Romney. Who the heck wants a photo of a male presidential candidate? They were big enough for a parade float.

As much as I’d love to enter, I don’t want the hassle.


9 posted on 01/24/2014 11:34:06 AM PST by Gen.Blather
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To: cotton1706
"I OWN AN AR-15!" Senator Lindsey Graham

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSjvjSGAEEY

10 posted on 01/24/2014 11:35:08 AM PST by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: cotton1706

I am loving it. :-)


11 posted on 01/24/2014 11:37:41 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: C. Edmund Wright

Lee Bright in the news ping ...


12 posted on 01/24/2014 11:56:02 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Yo-Yo
Lindsey may have moments when he may be on the right side of a particular issue (like guns) ..... but unfortunately it is all for show and not substance.

#PhonyCon

13 posted on 01/24/2014 12:04:33 PM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: cotton1706

Sounds like a great guy!


14 posted on 01/24/2014 12:04:57 PM PST by ZULU (Magua is sitting in the Oval Office. Ted Cruz/Phil Robertson in 2016.)
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To: MNGal

It’s made crystal clear that the winner must pass all of the background checks.


15 posted on 01/24/2014 12:06:50 PM PST by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: cotton1706

This is being done in Georgia too, US Rep Paul Broun, candidate to replace RINO Saxby Chambliss in the US Senate sent out an identical email today.


16 posted on 01/24/2014 12:06:57 PM PST by armydawg505
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To: Gen.Blather

This list won’t be sold…it’s only for Bright Campaign.


17 posted on 01/24/2014 12:08:06 PM PST by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: ZULU

HE IS!


18 posted on 01/24/2014 12:13:22 PM PST by C. Edmund Wright (Tokyo Rove is more than a name, it's a GREAT WEBSITE)
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To: cotton1706

He would get a LOT of votes if “Walking Around Money” was tendered in bricks of 22LR. Could fundraise with dinners requiring payment of said bricks.

Meanwhile... I wonder if Linda is having any Hot Coccoa Jammie Party fundraisers... oh that’s right he get’s his funds right from the RNC.


19 posted on 01/24/2014 12:18:06 PM PST by Rodamala
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To: House Atreides

“Here is Lee Bright’s campaign website address.”

Too bad there’s no way on that site to buy raffle tickets, nor can I google a way either. I was gonna buy some tickets: great way to contribute.


20 posted on 01/24/2014 12:25:27 PM PST by catnipman
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To: ZULU; All
I guess he got the idea from this guy...

http://timothyfortexas.com/win-an-ar15/
21 posted on 01/24/2014 12:32:25 PM PST by thetallguy24
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To: Rodamala

Rumor has it Linda wants to campaign with the Obamacare Xmas boys in the shorts.


22 posted on 01/24/2014 12:33:22 PM PST by VRWCarea51
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To: catnipman

“Here is Lee Bright’s campaign website address.”

Too bad there’s no way on that site to buy raffle tickets, nor can I google a way either. I was gonna buy some tickets: great way to contribute.
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Go to the linked site mainpage and look at the lower right quadrant. You can navigate from there easily to where the raffle information is. As best as I can tell there’s no need to pay to enter—but I still donated $50 to his campaign after entering the raffle.

Good luck.


23 posted on 01/24/2014 12:39:04 PM PST by House Atreides
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To: cotton1706
"Bright began the email with a reference to the tragic mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., in 2012, which spurred a resurgent but ultimately futile call for gun control in Congress."

We are advised to NOT judge ALL Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics, but we are encouraged to judge ALL gun owners by the actions of a few lunatics. Funny how that works.

24 posted on 01/24/2014 12:46:50 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral)
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To: MNGal; Vendome
"I would hope that Mr. Bright is bright enough to return the firearm to the store it was purchased on, and require the contest winner to go through the background check, etc... themselves."

From Bright's site:

Please know that you must be at least 18 years old, and will be required to pass a background check in order to receive the prize.

I plan on entering the raffle, and supporting his senate run actively.
25 posted on 01/24/2014 12:52:24 PM PST by PreciousLiberty
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To: PreciousLiberty

I donated 25 bucks and entered the raffle. What the heck, I’ll probably lose but I’ll still be supporting one of the good guys.


26 posted on 01/24/2014 1:22:07 PM PST by refermech
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To: cotton1706

Signed up for it yesterday...and made a donation. Whatever takes out Graham.


27 posted on 01/24/2014 1:22:13 PM PST by ThePatriotsFlag ("There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide." - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: cotton1706

Great idea!

Naysayers will blather...but this will get folks attention


28 posted on 01/24/2014 1:22:19 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (Amnesty And Not Ending ObamaCare Will Kill GOP In 2014)
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To: Vendome

If Sarah Brady can get away with it, he can, too. Besides, if he requires the winner to get a background check, what’s the problem?


29 posted on 01/24/2014 2:05:20 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: cotton1706

Funny thing...I got that email from the Bright campaign about 10 minutes after I turned off a Lyndsgay Radio interview he was doing here locally in the Upstate of SC. That POS Graham made me so mad, I went right to that Bright website, entered the raffle for the rifle and donated 50 bucks! Thanks for the prompt Lynsgay !


30 posted on 01/24/2014 2:14:16 PM PST by 4everontheRight (And the story began with..."Once there was a great nation......")
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To: thetallguy24

He sounds great too!!


31 posted on 01/24/2014 3:23:08 PM PST by ZULU (Magua is sitting in the Oval Office. Ted Cruz/Phil Robertson in 2016.)
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To: ZULU

He is! His conservative record is beyond reproach! Bright rocks! Please elect this man SC!


32 posted on 01/24/2014 4:56:28 PM PST by stilloftyhenight (Unite in the primary to unseat RINOs...staying home isn't an option.)
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