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Bloomberg’s gun-control group
to start midterms strategy
by surveying candidates

Washington Post, by Philip Rucker

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 7/6/2014 10:12:34 PM

The gun-control group founded by former New York mayor Michael R. Bloomberg (I) on Monday will begin surveying all federal candidates in the 2014 midterm elections on gun issues as it tries to become a political counterweight to the National Rifle Association. This is the first big step by Bloomberg — who has committed to spending $50 million of his personal fortune this year to build a national grass-roots movement that will pressure lawmakers to pass more restrictive gun laws — to devise a political strategy heading into the November elections. Bloomberg’s group, Everytown for Gun Safety, is asking all

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: clw54, 7/6/2014 10:18:09 PM     (No. 9913309)

If you spend $50 million on a grassroots movement, then by definition it´s not a grassroots movement.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: droopydog, 7/6/2014 10:45:08 PM     (No. 9913325)

Billionaire bribery and extortion...at the grass roots level, of course.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Muncsdad, 7/6/2014 10:54:52 PM     (No. 9913330)

Bloomberg isn´t just an annoying narcissist, he is a psychopath.

Go away little rich boy and leave the rest of alone!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: chumley, 7/6/2014 11:35:35 PM     (No. 9913345)

Best bet is for freedom friendly politicians to ignore their survey and deny them legitimacy.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: 4justice, 7/7/2014 12:00:52 AM     (No. 9913351)

Little rich, control-freak tyrant with a Napoleon complex...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: enuf8, 7/7/2014 12:13:24 AM     (No. 9913355)

Bet his bodyguards won´t give up their guns, nor will he ask them to do so.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JonR, 7/7/2014 1:17:45 AM     (No. 9913376)

But gun control is working so well in Chicago....

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/7/2014 2:34:04 AM     (No. 9913396)

How could anyone with at least one functioning brain cell listen to that communist windbag? His contribution to NYC was to leave it in tatters that no one in their right mind would want to go there.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Spidey, 7/7/2014 2:48:53 AM     (No. 9913399)

The left knows the overwhelming number of shooters in his country are some form of whacked out liberal. Instead of admitting that,they want to confiscate all guns.It´s always deflect the blame with these people. Show me the stats where NRA members are problem shooters in this country.


Obama doesn´t plan on getting rid of guns through laws but by declaring a national state of emergency which could allow cops to confiscate them.This could easily be started by cutting off EBT cards.

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