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  • Ted Cruz Panders To Assassination-Threatening, Race-Baiting Gun Lobbyist Larry Pratt

    05/23/2015 11:48:32 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 40 replies
    RightwingWatch ^ | 21 May 2015 | Miranda Blue
    Gun Owners of America, the radical and influential gun group that boasts that it is far to the right of the NRA, announced in an email to its members yesterday that it will be holding a series of “tele-town hall meetings” with Republican presidential candidates in order to vet the candidates on their gun-law orthodoxy. The “first of several” calls, to be held next week, will feature Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a clear favorite of Gun Owners of America’s executive director, Larry Pratt. While it’s unclear which other GOP candidates have agreed to participate in GOA’s calls, it’s disturbing that...
  • GOA Chides Rep. Maloney for Foolish Comments

    07/17/2014 4:08:46 PM PDT · by Q-ManRN · 5 replies
    Dun Owners of America ^ | July 17, 2014 | Erlich Pratt
    Rep. Maloney has called for Capitol Hill law enforcement to investigate GOA Executive Director Larry Pratt for saying that the Second Amendment is “for restraining tyrannical tendencies in government … especially those in the liberal, tyrannical end of the spectrum.”alt Maloney then falsely claims that Pratt was “glad” about actual threats that were made against her personally. All of this stems from the recent hit piece by Rolling Stone on Second Amendment groups -- an edition which has prompted pro-gun websites, like The Truth About Guns, to describe the articles about GOA and NRA as being “riddled with misinformation, mischaracterization...
  • CNN’s Piers Morgan, talking himself into trouble

    10/14/2013 9:05:40 PM PDT · by richardb72 · 9 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 14 at 5:05 pm | Erik Wemple
    Jonathan Wald has a difficult job. He’s executive producer of Piers Morgan’s show on CNN, a set of duties that include taming a volatile and sometimes rude television personality. In an “extract” from his new book “Shooting Straight: Guns, Gays, God and George Clooney” published in the Guardian, Morgan describes an incident when Wald’s counsel came into play. . . .
  • Larry Pratt Skillfully Destroys Piers Morgan on Gun Control Debate

    02/15/2013 3:40:45 PM PST · by lbryce · 11 replies
    You Tube ^ | January 10, 2013 | Freedombrief
    While many decry the way Alex Jones presented his argument on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight recently, none can argue with the balance and calm approach, head of Gun Owners of America, Larry Pratt presented. Pratt skillfully and methodically destroyed Piers Morgans ridiculous pro-communist gun-control argument piece-by-piece, discrediting his claims that the UK, a country with the highest violent crime rate in Europe, was made safe by gun control.
  • WHERE IS ROMNEY’S GUN?: 2nd Amendment Groups Concerned About His Candidacy

    03/01/2012 6:53:10 PM PST · by geraldmcg · 14 replies · 4+ views ^ | 3-1-12 | Special Guests
    The truest of conservative political pundits argue that, as a Presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney is just Obama in a Reagan suit—and, thus, even as the longstanding frontrunner in the primary, he can’t seem to close the deal on getting the nomination. To this point, most of the critical attention he’s receiving has to do with his record on social issues. But, as Larry Pratt, executive director of the Gun Owners of America (GOA), points out, Romney’s moderate inclinations and flip-flopping habits are converging on the conservative staple issue of gun rights—leaving folks like Pratt very concerned. In...
  • Guns and Obama Debate: He Had a Gun and Nothing Happened

    08/22/2009 5:37:31 AM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies · 974+ views ^ | 21 August, 2009 | Larry Pratt
    GUN DEBATE - As President Obama travels the country to promote his ideas about health care reform, he has been met with hearty debate. But he's also been met with something unexpected, gun-toting citizens who seem to be making a statement about more than just health policy. Are these citizens merely expressing their second amendment rights or do they present a dangerous provocation? We asked two experts for their take. Opinion contributed by Larry Pratt, Executive Director of Gun Owners of America. Click here for Paul Helmke's opposing view. SPRINGFIELD, Va. (OPINION) From New Hampshire to Arizona, Americans openly carrying...
  • Gun Owners Association Larry Pratt concerned about Atty. Gen. Eric Holder

    02/12/2009 12:26:55 PM PST · by patriotgal1787 · 39 replies · 1,345+ views
    The Andrea Shea King Show ^ | Feb. 12, 2009 | Andrea Shea King
    TONIGHT AT 9 ET on THE ANDREA SHEA KING SHOW Own a gun? You're probably among most gun owners who are concerned about what the Barack Obama presidency will mean for our 2nd Amendment protections. Larry Pratt, Executive Director of Gun Owners of America (GOA), shares your concern. Of particular interest is Eric Holder, Barack Obama’s choice for Attorney General. Pratt does not consider Holder to be in support of the second amendment. "The President's choice for U.S. Attorney General, Eric Holder, is an anti-gun extremist who has assailed gun owners since his days in the Bill Clinton administration."BANG! Holder...
  • Perspectives : ’Sudden Jihad Syndrome’ - A reason to carry firearms for self-defense

    03/11/2007 5:25:21 PM PDT · by sig226 · 72 replies · 2,381+ views
    Journal Chretien ^ | 3/10/07 | Larry Pratt
    I have compiled (quite easily, I might add) a list of murders and attempted murders carried out by Muslims acting on the basis of what the founder of Islam taught them. Convinced that they will go to heaven if they die killing infidels who Mohammed taught his followers to hate, some Muslims don’t bother joining al Qaeda or some other organized band of thugs. They get so filled with hatred from hearing Islamic sermons and visiting jihadi web sites that they decide to become freelance Jihadis. The condition is recognizable and has been labeled Sudden Jihad Syndrome (SJS) — although...
  • Ollie North! Schaivo! ANWR Oil! UN Scandals! Larry Pratt! Mon (3-21) on!

    03/21/2005 9:02:59 AM PST · by Bob J · 1 replies · 1,228+ views ^ | 3-21-05 | Bob J
    Listen While You Freep! All programs are replayed for 23 hours and again on weekends so tune in when it’s convenient for YOU! Call In Number - 866-884-TALK (8255) Heating the EDGE of a New Media! 1pm EST - "American Warriors!" Buzz is joined once again by Ollie North, retired Marine officer, best selling author and star of Fox News' "War Stories." Buzz and Ollie will discuss America's men and women in uniform, the patriots who fight for liberty and national security. War mongers? NO! Selfless citizens who serve their country in time of need? ABSOLUTELY! Colonel North is the...
  • Ollie North! LIVE News from Baghdad! "A PAtriot's History"! Ed-Watch! Mon(2-28) on RIGHTALK!

    02/28/2005 9:16:50 AM PST · by Bob J · 5 replies · 766+ views ^ | 2-28-05 | Bob J
    Listen While You Freep! All programs are replayed for 23 hours and again on weekends so tune in when it’s convenient for YOU! Call In Number - 866-884-TALK (8255) Heating the EDGE of a New Media! 1pm EST - Warriors! Buzz is rejoined by Ollie North as they discuss the ongoing war on terror, Ollie's latest bestseller 'War Stories II: Heroism in the Pacific,' and the most important element in our national defense -- the American soldier. Also, Buzz continues his series speaking with troops on the ground in Iraq as LT COL Duke Deluca, US Army, calls in from...
  • Horowitz! Swifties! Iraq Votes! Inside the Criminal Mind! Mon(1-31) on!

    01/31/2005 10:02:34 AM PST · by Bob J · 14 replies · 856+ views ^ | 1-31-05 | Bob j
    Listen While You Freep! All programs are replayed for 24 hours and again on weekends so tune in when it’s convenient for YOU! Call In Number – 866-884-TALK (8255) 1pm EST – BEST OF BUZZ TODAY: The War on Terror: Buzz interviews David Horowitz, author of "Unholy Alliance: Radical Islam and the American Left." Horowitz is a nationally known author and lifelong civil rights activist. He was one of the founders of the New Left movement in the 1960s. In his new book, Horowitz argues the only way to win the Great War on Terror is to defeat the enemy...
  • Newt LIVE! Horowitz LIVE! School Choice! You and Your Gun! Mon(1-24) on!

    01/24/2005 9:57:12 AM PST · by Bob J · 13 replies · 567+ views ^ | 1-24-05 | Bob J
    Listen While You Freep! All programs are replayed for 24 hours and again on weekends so tune in when it’s convenient for YOU! Call In Number – 866-884-TALK (8255) 1pm EST – The War on Terror: Buzz interviews David Horowitz, author of "Unholy Alliance: Radical Islam and the American Left." Horowitz is a nationally known author and lifelong civil rights activist. He was one of the founders of the New Left movement in the 1960s. In his new book, Horowitz argues the only way to win the Great War on Terror is to defeat the enemy at home - the...
  • Buying a handgun? Another Vietnam? "Spin Sisters"! Kyoto Krap from Rio! Mon (12-20) on!

    12/20/2004 8:45:18 AM PST · by Bob J · 1 replies · 635+ views ^ | 12-20-04 | Bob J
    Listen While You Freep! All programs are replayed for 24 hours and again on weekends so tune in when it’s convenient for YOU! Call In Number – 866-884-TALK (8255) 1pm EST – Howard Kaloogian, Grey Davis slayer and CEO of Move America Forward, interviews ANN COULTER! 2pm EST – Bruce Kesler Bruce Kesler served as a Sergeant in the Marine Corps, G-2, in Vietnam in 1969-70, enlisting after graduating Brooklyn College, where he led support for the war. Mr. Kesler was one of the organizers of the 1967 Support Our Men In Vietnam parade down New York’s 5th Avenue, the...
  • Help On The Way To The Senate

    07/01/2004 12:36:42 PM PDT · by kimber · 7 replies · 195+ views
    The American Daily ^ | July 1, 2004 | Larry Pratt
    The Senate has been a socialist stronghold in Washington. It controls the nomination of judges, who all too frequently set new policy in this country by following international standards, rather than abiding by our own Constitution. Any judge known to be pro-Second Amendment will be put on the do-not-confirm list by liberal senators such as Edward Kennedy (D-MA), who until now have been able to control the nomination process. This blacklist is not conjecture. It is a scandalous fact that was revealed when a Republican aide discovered opposition memos detailing the entire strategy. Unfortunately, Republican Senators such as Orrin Hatch...
  • Judicial Supremary: Threat to Freedom

    04/28/2004 8:52:52 AM PDT · by kimber · 1 replies · 134+ views
    American Daily ^ | April 28, 2004 | Larry Pratt
    The travails of Manny Miranda show clearly the proposition that the courts are in the business of legislating. Any claims that judicial orders and decisions are part of the rule of law are mostly pretense. Judges are simply politicians wrapped in black robes and given the luxury of legislating without accountability. Until recently, Miranda, an attorney, was serving as chief counsel to Sen. Bill Frist (R-TN), Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate. Before that, Miranda had served as counsel to Sen. Orrin Hatch on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. While working at the Committee, a staffer brought to Miranda's attention...

    04/12/2004 8:30:19 AM PDT · by JOAT · 26 replies · 151+ views | April 10, 2004 | Larry Pratt
    In a socialist society increasingly suffering from the politics of envy, filing “Hail Mary” lawsuits for outrageous awards is becoming as popular as playing the lottery and voting for a living. The theory seems to be that if something bad happens to me, somebody should pay me for my suffering, even if they had nothing to do with the loss I suffered. People who live in flood plains and on beachfronts rely on the government sticking its hands in the pockets of taxpayers to bail them out from weather-related losses. This is called insurance, but it confuses real insurance, which...
  • California Race Could Retire Notorious Gun Grabber

    01/30/2004 12:44:53 PM PST · by neverdem · 7 replies · 341+ views
    Gun Owners of America Political Victory Fund ^ | January 30, 2004 | Larry Pratt
    Jan 2004 California Race Could Retire Notorious Gun Grabber -- State Assemblyman would become California's first pro-gun Senator Gun Owners of America Political Victory Fund 8001 Forbes Place, Suite 102 Springfield, VA 22151 (703)321-8585 January 30, 2004 Dear friend of the Second Amendment, Are you tired of seeing a handful of U.S. Senators dictate gun control policy for the entire United States? One senator slips a new gun ban into an omnibus spending bill in the middle of the night. Another senator filibusters the President's judicial nominations. All told, a minority of U.S. Senators are able to prevent good policies...

    01/09/2004 5:03:28 PM PST · by TERMINATTOR · 160 replies · 243+ views ^ | January 9, 2004 | Larry Pratt
    Near the Canadian border in Boundary County, Idaho during August of 1992, the federal government went berserk. At Ruby Ridge Randy Weaver suffered the loss of his wife and son -- neither of whom had committed a crime -- to government agents. The feds brought about an even worse debacle in Waco the next year, and other less breathtaking abuses of power have occurred with disturbing frequency. Both tragedies stemmed from enforcement of unconstitutional laws for alleged crimes that had harmed no one. Randy Weaver, in collaboration with Sheriff Richard Mack, has taken a look back at the ten years...
  • O'Reilly displays his total ignorance on "assault" weapons ban. (VANITY-Re;Last nights show)

    12/10/2003 8:01:44 AM PST · by 1Old Pro · 69 replies · 192+ views
    I turn on O'Reilly last night to see what he's talking about. I normally enjoy about 50% of the show and believe he's just too arrogant for his actual knowledge. So he has this gun advocate PRATT on talking about algor. The assault weapons ban comes up and O'Reilly says: "I support the assault weapons ban, people don't need bazookas or machine guns" So I figure this guy Pratt will immediately confront him with something like, "Well O'Reilly, you just showed America just how stupid you are and displayed your total non-undertanding of this issue.......and more" But nothing from Pratt,...
  • Washington DC Gun Ban A Deadly Failure

    07/09/2003 2:14:56 PM PDT · by robowombat · 30 replies · 1,615+ views
    Gun Owners News ^ | April 2003 | Larry Pratt
    Washington DC Gun Ban A Deadly Failure by Larry Pratt The official website of the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington DC says, among other things, that the MPD "protects District residents from crime, fear of crime, and general disorder and establishes trust and respect within the community." Why turn to the Comedy Channel when you can get lines like this for free? How bad is crime in our Nation's capital? It's so bad that even the far-left Washington Post has repeatedly complained about it. In a recent editorial (1/11/03), the Post says: "The District of Columbia closed out 2002 with...

    06/19/2003 3:45:53 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 39 replies · 386+ views ^ | June 17, 2003 | Larry Pratt
    As columnist Paul Craig Roberts has put it, "Law, once a shield of the innocent, is now a weapon in the hands of government." Roberts is referring to a long and dangerous trend to expand the concept of crime to actions and non-actions in which no individual is harmed or threatened with harm. In our time one can be convicted of a felony and put in jail for killing a turtle, chopping down a tree, draining a swamp, polluting a body of water, and generally not doing everything that some bureaucrat says you have to do. When we study socialist...

    04/24/2003 9:26:13 AM PDT · by AnnaZ · 239 replies · 308+ views
          On the next Unspun with AnnaZ... Tonight, THURSDAY, April 24th, 20039:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. EST / 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. PST...    Join Anna andSpecial Guest Hostess Feinswinesuksassas they talk to Larry Pratt Executive Director of Gun Owners of America        about That Pesky AWB     ALSO...CRBsandBone-Headed Lie-Beral Quotes('cause you just can't make this stuff up...)    All this, plus your calls(and possibly more)on the nextUnspun with AnnaZ       CLICK HERE TO LISTEN LIVE!! Tune in. Call in.1-866-RADIOFR Because if the apathy don't get ya,the complacency will. ©          Brought...