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NRA’s new ad calls
Obama ‘elitist hypocrite’

Washington Post, by Philip Rucker

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 1/15/2013 10:11:24 PM

The National Rifle Association released a new video on its Web site Tuesday calling President Obama an “elitist hypocrite” for having Secret Service protection of his daughters at school but saying he was “skeptical” about installing armed guards in all schools. The NRA’s provocative, 35-second video is as harsh as any attack ad in a political campaign and illustrates how emotionally charged and personal the debate over gun control is becoming. “Are the president’s kids more important than yours?” a deep-voiced narrator asks. “Then why is he skeptical

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lana720, 1/15/2013 10:55:23 PM     (No. 9119022)

Why isn´t it up to each local school board to make that determination? It´s just one more way for the feds to step into yet another phase of our lives.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Janjan, 1/15/2013 10:58:32 PM     (No. 9119027)

Kudos to the NRA for telling it like it is. Too bad the gutless Republicans can´t.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: steveW, 1/16/2013 2:23:20 AM     (No. 9119179)

If only Obama were just an elitist hypocrite. If only..

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/16/2013 3:29:34 AM     (No. 9119198)

One elistist rule for Barry; another for the rest of us.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/16/2013 3:36:15 AM     (No. 9119200)

Trial lawyers are going to determine what school districts do,it just hasn´t come out yet.

What happens when a township or whatever goes to buy some sort of calamity insurance and they won´t issue a policy in a school district that doesn´t have some sort of armed guns in or around the schools?

Trial lawyers will be as happy as pigs in slop if kids are sitting ducks in classrooms.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: texaspast, 1/16/2013 7:44:37 AM     (No. 9119359)

Soooo . . . you are saying the president´s children (and the children of members of congress) ARE more important than ours?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 1/16/2013 8:13:21 AM     (No. 9119430)

Why should we think that Stinky the Gunrunner wants to keep America´s children safe? Without copycat massacres fueled by the adoration of the American media sanctifying every aspect of the tragedy by worldwide non-stop publicity, Stinky the Gunrunner would have no excuse to disarm the innocents. Besides, Stinky is ....the Gunrunner. He favors guns in the hands of Mexican cartels, and Al Qaeda in Libya and Syria.

Everybody keep your eye on the enormous donkey in the middle of the room. Stinky is a terrorist who doesn´t need to learn how to land the airliner. So by the same token, there is no need to protect the innocents. The idea is to see them attacked again and again, as the adoring media make celebrities out of the shooters....and blame the innocent political opposition.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 1/16/2013 8:25:10 AM     (No. 9119451)

And another thing....

To understand Stinky the Gunrunner, one must stand back and see the entire picture of his actions. Stinky doesn´t propose solutions . . . ever. Because solutions prevent disasters.

If Stinky turned in a budget as required by law, that budget would begin the budget process, which by its nature is intended to be a solution. But Stinky isn´t about solutions; he is about disasters. So he and his minions simply drag their feet at every opportunity in order to have the most disaster, whether it is in the American economy, confronting the terrorism exporter Iran, or sending the calvalry to rescue our Ambassador in Benghazi.

The POINT is the disaster. The massacre will be blamed on his enemies who failed to bow to Ahmadinejad, overspend the U.S. budget by a trillion a year, or whatever it is that Stinky is planning for the calamity of the moment.

This is why there is never a helpful solution. Stinky doesn´t intend to land the airliner.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: pineledger, 1/16/2013 8:28:08 AM     (No. 9119460)

6´s reply, that a president´s kids are targets, is just more elitist pap.

It might have something to do with what kind of president he is, too.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Malia2012, 1/16/2013 8:47:37 AM     (No. 9119506)

#7, that´s what it looks like.. I guess that means the children of the simeon-looking-david-gregory of nbc, along with most of the elites in Washington, whose children ALSO attend the same school, are at "higher risk" than ours too? And let´s not forget rosie o´donnell and her armed bodyguards for HER kids while she was attacking the NRA and anyone with guns. I agree #10, liberal-pap IS just pap.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: mamafrog, 1/16/2013 9:37:55 AM     (No. 9119605)

The ad is offensive and a sign that the NRA knows it is losing the fight. There may yet be no legislation but do not expect people to forget the behavior of the NRA, they have already lost big.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 1/16/2013 9:43:18 AM     (No. 9119625)

I see that #6 is taking his (usually well-deserved) beating. However, he makes a good point about the failure of armed guards against the IRA terrorists.

Of course, when the Brits say, "Let´s just get on with our lives", they meant they recognized the government could not protect them and they consented to live in fear.

When Americans say, "Let´s just get on with our lives", we mean the government cannot protect us and should not try to keep us from protecting ourselves.

Armed guard have their uses and their limitations. Armed citizens may well be the answer.

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