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  •  Does anyone know of a concise list of URLs that (0+ / 0-)

    basically ask for story leads, such as this, for media outlets -- kind of a voting system?  For instance, do people such as Rachel Maddow have a hot button on the front page of both blog and show that invites important story ideas along with their sources?  Make it easy - get the fodder down to where the sheep can reach.  

    Are there no major organizations who represent the significant majority of NRA members who are actually sane, and who have a stable of speakers who can put some sound and numbers in front of the people, and their representatives?  This is marketing 101 folks.  The only way to push back is to push back.  And right now, pushing back is a loud numbers game.

    •  asdf (2+ / 0-)
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      shaharazade, Bisbonian
      Are there no major organizations who represent the significant majority of NRA members who are actually sane
      Disagree. Sanity and membership to that organization are mutually exclusive. Sane gun owners should be speaking out long and hard against the NRA - as much out of self interest as empathy and compassion.
      •  "Should" being the operative word. Some here do, (0+ / 0-)

        some basically support the NRA's position(s) without claiming to be (and perhaps not being) a member.

        It's dicey.

        202-224-3121 to Congress in D.C. USE it! You can tell how big a person is by what it takes to discourage them. "We're not perfect, but they're nuts."--Barney Frank 01/02/2012

        by cany on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 04:49:57 PM PST

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