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  •  Yep.. the NRA is simply not rational enough (6+ / 0-)

    to speak for me.

    I got a call from them asking if I supported the U.N. taking my Guns away. I said, "Ummm I think you called the wrong house". They said;" Isn't this xxxx and aren't you a registered gun owner" (Not sure how they got my name). I said;" Well, yeah, but you should know that first of all the U.N. thing is complete bullshit, second of all I am a Liberal Democrat and Third, that I support strict Gun Control measures".

    All I heard from the other was (CLICK).

    Haven't received another call from those whacknuts since. ;-)

    "'Touch it dude' - President Barack Obama"

    by volleyboy1 on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 04:20:34 PM PST

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    •  Oh the NRA is indeed rational, but only about what (1+ / 0-)
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      it takes to fill the coffers of the gun manufacturers (and themselves).

      Then they came for me - and by that time there was nobody left to speak up.

      by DefendOurConstitution on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 05:10:23 PM PST

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    •  registered gun owner? (0+ / 0-)

      how so?

      and that implies they have been given, stolen, hacked a database, if by 'registered you mean by a gubmint, not a gun mfg warranty card...and that is one of the NRA's biggest fear mongering claims, that registration means your info is available and not restricted.
        And I know the stunt by the newspaper getting the info from a local sheriff I think it was, and printing it, ccw permits iirc.

        And if they are calling because they say you are a registered owner according to an access limited gubmint database, that seems to be
      1. self serving

      2. illegal and should be investigated.

      3. something that needs fixing

      so, how registered?

      This machine kills Fascists.

      by KenBee on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 11:02:21 PM PST

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      •  Good question.... (0+ / 0-)

        It was a few years ago so I have no idea how they got my name but I can only assume it was when I bought and registered my gun. You know filled out the paperwork, did my 10 day wait period and so on.

        It could have been any number of things. I thought it was weird at the time but, I haven't had any calls since so I figure that is that.

        "'Touch it dude' - President Barack Obama"

        by volleyboy1 on Thu Jan 31, 2013 at 07:23:23 AM PST

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