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  •  NRA can buy more politicians and gun manufacturers (4+ / 0-)
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    apimomfan2, RUNDOWN, drmah, PinHole

    can sell more guns to NRA members.

    3/16/2003 Meet The Press: Dick Cheney re: Iraq: We will be greeted as liberators.

    by cosette on Wed Apr 17, 2013 at 02:55:16 PM PDT

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    •  If we are 90 percent (2+ / 0-)
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      and they are 10 percent, they cannot outspend us.  It is just that we are more complacent on the issue than they are.

      Still enjoying my stimulus package.

      by Kevvboy on Wed Apr 17, 2013 at 03:07:31 PM PDT

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      •  Not any more (6+ / 0-)

        I'm now a two-issue voter. Being in the Indiana Ohio valley, I'm going to do everything I can to make sure McConnell is out in 2014 and Coats is out in 2016.

        "A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right" - Thomas Paine

        by grothenberger on Wed Apr 17, 2013 at 03:11:34 PM PDT

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      •  Yes, they can. (4+ / 0-)
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        Maverick80229, cosette, snowwoman, PinHole

        Look at the financial numbers.

        90% of us make about 10% of the money, most of which goes to survival.  The 1% takes most of the money, and can use it how ever they want.

        Numbers have limited impact under normal circumstances any more.  That's not what this country was founded for, but it is a reality we have to deal with.

        I am not religious, and did NOT say I enjoyed sects.

        by trumpeter on Wed Apr 17, 2013 at 03:27:44 PM PDT

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        •  They may have the money, but we have the passion. (1+ / 0-)
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          Good.  Let the NRA and their ilk spend the big bucks, but if We, the People get good and riled up (as I am now), we inundate their offices - both in DC and locally - with our presence.

          And it

          "RNC PR BS is crazy enough to think that more people will buy the Republicon party pizza if they put it in a prettier box." - TrueBlueMajority

          by Maverick80229 on Wed Apr 17, 2013 at 04:12:44 PM PDT

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          •  All I've got right now is sadness. (2+ / 0-)
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            Maverick80229, drmah

            Maybe I can go to their offices and just sit there and cry...
            It's been a rough decade plus for us and we've spent about all we can.
            All of our representation is republican....
            Texas: Cruz, Cornyn and Culberson and state/local as well.

            3/16/2003 Meet The Press: Dick Cheney re: Iraq: We will be greeted as liberators.

            by cosette on Wed Apr 17, 2013 at 04:23:48 PM PDT

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