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  •  Not the National Shooting Sports Foundation (1+ / 0-)

    “The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.” ~ John Kenneth Galbraith

    by Lefty Coaster on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 12:39:10 PM PST

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    •  Tarred and feathered would be (0+ / 0-)

      ..about right.

      Take its lobbying activities. While the gun lobby in general has spent less in 2012 than it has in recent years, the NSSF’s spending has exploded, spiking from about $100,000 in 2008 to $500,000 so far this year (in comparison to the NRA’s $2.2 million). The lion’s share of that went to Patrick Rothwell, the group’s director of government relations, who served for three years as chief of staff to the House Republican Policy Committee. He spent a lot of time this year working on legislation that would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating chemicals in gun ammunition and fishing equipment, and the organization has backed a slew of concealed-carry bills.

      The dire straits facing America are not due poor people having too much money

      by Anthony Page aka SecondComing on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 01:42:16 PM PST

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