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“It does not take a majority to prevail … but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brush fires of freedom in the minds of men!”
"In an insane society a sane man must appear insane." Spock & Movie "Serial"
lead the gullible gun owners to believe someone (R) is on their side when that person clearly is not, and there is a long
record proving that they are not.
As for the rest of your comments, I don't see AARP advocating about foreign policy. I don't see PTAs advocating or opposing
Again, NRA needs to stick to the issues that are relevant to gun owners. The partisan advocacy and smorgasbord
of non-gun issues agitated over harm the very cause of gun owner rights.
If the Union is once severed, the line of separation will grow wider and wider, and the controversies which are now debated and settled in the halls of legislation will then be tried in fields of battle and determined by the sword.
Unfortunately, there are a lot of people in this country who need to be told who to vote for. Many look to groups like the NRA to tell them who best fits the preferences of the single-issue voters, and such groups are compelled to pick the best of the available options. I don't believe the NRA thinks they can sit this one out, though that might be the best thing to do this time around.
"For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast." - Ephesians 2:8-9
“The purpose of the law is not to prevent a future offense, but to punish the one actually committed” - Ayn Rand
Folks need to start thinking for themselves then maybe, just maybe, there is hope for our kids. But when people blindly follow an organization or political party we are all doomed.
Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?”
And I said, “Here am I. Send me!”
No surprises here. NRA is very powerful and will send a lot of money Romney's way.