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Gun Control Proponents Push Visa to Cut Ties with the NRA
Breitbart.com ^ | 2/20/2014 | AWR Hawkins

Posted on 02/22/2014 10:47:56 AM PST by rktman

On February 20, gun control proponents gathered outside Visa's Washington offices to pressure the credit card giant to cut ties with the National Rifle Association (NRA).

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


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2a; banglist; creditcards; guncontrol
Hmmmm. The picture seems to indicate that some grandmas oppose/are against pictures of guns. After all, we know pictures can lead to acitons. Right?
1 posted on 02/22/2014 10:47:56 AM PST by rktman
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To: rktman

Another example of Nazi tolerance.


2 posted on 02/22/2014 10:49:51 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Communism kills!!!)
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To: rktman

3 posted on 02/22/2014 10:50:13 AM PST by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: rktman

Maybe we should pressure VISA to cut ties with organizations trying to undermine the Constitution and violate our rights!


4 posted on 02/22/2014 10:53:00 AM PST by sjmjax (Politicans are much like bananas. They start off green, turn yellow then rot.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

So, in addition to calling climate change proponents nazis we should also call gun control proponents nazis. Climate change nazis or CCN’s and gun control nazis or GCN’s. Works for me.


5 posted on 02/22/2014 10:55:34 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme),unemployment will necessarily skyrocket! Despite the % dropping. Period.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Carry a card that supports the NRA ... with no annual fee.

Every purchase helps fund valuable NRA programs at no cost to you

Via: http://www.nraaccounts.com/banner_web/

Receive a $35 statement credit with first purchase.** That’s enough to reimburse your one-year NRA membership!

6 posted on 02/22/2014 10:55:55 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: rktman
It's things like this that make me positive that an alternative to government fiat currency is an absolute necessity to defeat the big-government/big-corporate crony-fascist complex.

Nobody can pressure Bitcoin to stop serving a particular industry.

Bitcoin may not be the ultimate answer, but something like Bitcoin will.

7 posted on 02/22/2014 11:00:33 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam is a religion of peace, and Moslems reserve the right to behead anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
It's things like this that make me positive that an alternative to government fiat currency is an absolute necessity to defeat the big-government/big-corporate crony-fascist complex.

I think that the fact that Visa deals in Dollars instead of Bitcoins is irrelevant.

8 posted on 02/22/2014 11:09:56 AM PST by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: rktman

There are other credit card companies around—don’t think they can shut them all down—and if they do, I’m sure new ones will pop up.

Liberals do have problems figuring out cause and effect, don’t they..


9 posted on 02/22/2014 11:16:07 AM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: KeyLargo

Makes me want to sign up for a card, even though I have a Cabela’s Black card which I now use exclusively. But this sure makes me want to get one from the NRA.


10 posted on 02/22/2014 11:17:09 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Yo-Yo

Visa can decide to not service the NRA anymore. Bitcoin can’t.


11 posted on 02/22/2014 11:18:17 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam is a religion of peace, and Moslems reserve the right to behead anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Visa is a credit issuing company, not a currency.


12 posted on 02/22/2014 11:19:36 AM PST by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: Yo-Yo
They can stop accepting payments for the NRA.

That's what's being threatened here.

Or did you miss that part?

13 posted on 02/22/2014 11:26:36 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam is a religion of peace, and Moslems reserve the right to behead anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: Yo-Yo

Pres. Kennedy tried to put the USA on a different currency than the Foreign controlled Fed Reserve notes we have been using since Pres. Wilson. He was pushing for and actually had printed over 250 million other dollars called US Treasury dollars. A look at history tells what happens when the Euro money powers don’t like what the USA does independently. I suspect there are some people are looking very seriously at when to squelch any exchange medium than Fed Reserve notes.


14 posted on 02/22/2014 11:40:06 AM PST by noinfringers2 ( /*)
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To: rktman

Typical. Thugism.


15 posted on 02/22/2014 11:55:29 AM PST by Ray76 (How modern liberals think: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaE98w1KZ-c)
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To: rktman

VISA cuts ties with NRA, I cut ties with VISA.


16 posted on 02/22/2014 12:16:26 PM PST by Figment
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To: Figment
VISA cuts ties with NRA, I cut ties with VISA.

You, me and millions of others.

I can get 10 credit cards tomorrow and VISA needs me more than I need VISA.

17 posted on 02/22/2014 12:34:10 PM PST by USS Alaska (If I could...I would.)
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To: rktman

Isn’t it interesting how the left celebrates sodomy and despises the 2nd Amendment?

Yet when Christians speak out against immorality, they’re labeled as haters.


18 posted on 02/22/2014 12:44:57 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: rktman

Raging Grannies Rent-A-Mob. That’s all it is.

Liberal women don’t age well. All that pent-up hatred has a corrosive effect on the exterior.


19 posted on 02/22/2014 1:25:09 PM PST by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: sjmjax
Maybe we should pressure VISA to cut ties with organizations trying to undermine the Constitution and violate our rights!

visa doesn't realize the impact that would have on their bottom line if they take such a foolish action. CEO heads are likely to roll.

20 posted on 02/22/2014 1:48:01 PM PST by Real Cynic No More (Border Fence Obamacare!)
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To: rktman
Interesting photo of members of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence


21 posted on 02/22/2014 2:12:13 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

> to pressure the credit card giant to cut ties with the National Rifle Association (NRA).

Thanks rktman.


22 posted on 02/22/2014 2:16:02 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
They can stop accepting payments for the NRA.

That's what's being threatened here.

Or did you miss that part?

Visa can stop accepting payments for the NRA regardless if they're dealing in US Dollars or Bitcoins.

Or did you miss that part?

23 posted on 02/22/2014 6:15:23 PM PST by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: Yo-Yo

Bitcoin doesn’t depend on or require Visa.

Or did you miss that part too?


24 posted on 02/22/2014 6:17:40 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam is a religion of peace, and Moslems reserve the right to behead anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
They can stop accepting payments for the NRA. That's what's being threatened here.

Or did you miss that part?

Alright, enough is enough. The story is about Visa getting pressure to stop issuing NRA cards, and your response is switch to Bitcoin, which is a currency, not a credit issuing device.

I point out that it wouldn't matter if Visa were lending dollars or bitcoins, they're still lending company, not a currency, and you keep insisting that Bitcoin is the answer.

You obviously have no idea what your talking about, nor what the issue is about, so this conversation is over.

25 posted on 02/22/2014 7:08:12 PM PST by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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Sounds like a New Ad should be running on Tv, Radio, and the Internet::

If you Own a Gun or Believe in the US Constitution, VISA Does not want you as their customer, immediately Cut that card up. I am closing My Visa account tomorrow.


26 posted on 02/23/2014 3:33:23 PM PST by eyeamok
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To: rktman

If I’m Visa, then if they want to stand out front and protest / petition, fine. The first threat, and my response is that Visa no longer processes membership dues for Anti-Rights group A. Next threat, down goes Group B, and so on.


27 posted on 02/23/2014 8:01:11 PM PST by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Yo-Yo

I think his point was more the absence of a Big Company With A Big Building People Can Stand In Front Of And Who Cares About Their Image.


28 posted on 02/23/2014 8:04:09 PM PST by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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