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LaPierre brings 'sense of siege' to the 2018 CPAC (762 hits)

Morning Joe 2/23/18
LaPierre brings 'sense of siege' to the 2018 CPAC

On Thursday, speaking at the annual CPAC, NRA chief Wayne LaPierre went on the offensive after last week's mass shooting in Parkland, Fla. Also on Thursday, President Trump proposed arming teachers. The Morning Joe panel discusses the remarks from both LaPierre ... more Duration: 22:31
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Saturday, February 24th 2018 at 1:44AM
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Saturday, February 24th 2018 at 1:56AM
Steve Williams
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Saturday, February 24th 2018 at 2:00AM
Steve Williams
This blog is not about the platform of The NRA. Did you see this video? Because if you did, even you can see that, that is why you are run interference and the misdirection of this blog.

Now I understand that LaPierre head of The National Rifle Association's or I should say executive vice president and CEO Wayne LaPierre tried to slammed Democrats for their reaction to the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, and warned of government overreach extending far beyond the limiting of fire arms.

Hey Steve, did you see these thing in the video?



"What they want is more restrictions on the law-abiding," LaPierre said on stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference outside Washington. "They want to sweep right under the carpet the failure of school security."

Now Steve, let us get back on top and explore this notion to why the NRA is opposed to strength back ground checks, raise the age limit to 21
Saturday, February 24th 2018 at 12:07PM
Deacon Ron Gray
The NRA was the first to bring up stronger background checks, way before the Parkland shooting. We don’t want the age limit raised because rifles are used for hunting and all across the country there are young hunters who are competent to buy a rifle when they become adults at age 18. I myself bought my first shotgun when I was 16 and my first handgun when I was 21. I’ve never been much interested in hunting with a rifle but I support the youth who are.

Yes Ron, I suffered through your ENTIRE video. I listened interminably to Joe & Co ignorantly trash the NRA and law enforcement. And that’s why I gave you three factual references on the NRA’s law enforcement MEMBERS.

Saturday, February 24th 2018 at 12:56PM
Steve Williams
P.S. The President at CPAC didn’t mention raising the age for rifles. It won’t fly with the voters and he knows it.
Saturday, February 24th 2018 at 1:07PM
Steve Williams
The governor of Florida did mention raising the age for rifles and he has the power to make this happen.


Saturday, February 24th 2018 at 1:25PM
Deacon Ron Gray
The governor of Florida has the power to legislate?
Saturday, February 24th 2018 at 1:41PM
Steve Williams
Agreed...
Saturday, February 24th 2018 at 3:25PM
Deacon Ron Gray
No he doesn’t.
Saturday, February 24th 2018 at 5:27PM
Steve Williams
“Today, I am announcing a major action plan. I will be working with the legislature aggressively over the next two weeks to get it done.“

https://www.flgov.com/2018/02/23/gov-scott-announces-major-action-plan-to-keep-florida-students-safe-following-tragic-parkland-shooting/

Saturday, February 24th 2018 at 5:33PM
Steve Williams
Even after you have posted this wonderful article that Gov. Scott Announces Major Action Plan to Keep Florida Students Safe Following Tragic Parkland Shooting, You still think that The Governor of Florida don't have the power to legislate to correct the GUN LAWS in his state?

YOUR WORDS: No he doesn’t. Saturday, February 24th 2018 at 5:27PM why do you think that Steve?


Saturday, February 24th 2018 at 6:38PM
Deacon Ron Gray
“I will be WORKING WITH the legislature...” He will fail but he may get some votes for appearing to try.
Saturday, February 24th 2018 at 6:56PM
Steve Williams
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Saturday, February 24th 2018 at 6:59PM
Steve Williams


Who is this new NRATV Spokeswoman, which she spews that course of FAKENESS, that woman said this: “All of you in the MEDIA love mass shootings.” Now that was kind of the – you know, the rhetoric from her that was turned up, in this way, that was pretty remarkable don’t you think?

Do you agree with this statement: “All of you in the MEDIA love mass shootings.” If you do why?


Saturday, February 24th 2018 at 7:05PM
Deacon Ron Gray
I 'am shock to see that businesses are pulling away from THE NRA, WOW!!!


Saturday, February 24th 2018 at 7:40PM
Deacon Ron Gray
Her words were "Many in legacy media love mass shootings”. Having seen CNN’s fake “town hall”, I have to agree.
Saturday, February 24th 2018 at 7:42PM
Steve Williams
Agree to what Steve?


Saturday, February 24th 2018 at 9:41PM
Deacon Ron Gray
With this statement of Dana Loesch. THE STATEMENT YOU ASKED ME IF I AGREE WITH!!! What’s wrong with you Ron?
Sunday, February 25th 2018 at 12:30AM
Steve Williams
What makes you agree with Dana Loesch THAT WAS THE OTHER PART OF THE QUESTION STEVE?


Sunday, February 25th 2018 at 1:49AM
Deacon Ron Gray
Because the media promotes mass shootings. They promote soft targets. For proof just look at the history of the failure of the gun free school zone law.

The father of modern mass school shootings
http://www.floppingaces.net/2018/02/19/the-father-of-modern-mass-school-shootings/

“The sharp spike in school shootings since 1990 makes clear that Joe Biden is the father of the modern mass school shooting. He has made it safe for gunmen to victimize schoolchildren.”

Sunday, February 25th 2018 at 9:44AM
Steve Williams
Steve, really, what do Joe Biden and this recent comment of Dana Loesch RATV Spokeswoman, which she spews that course of FAKENESS, that woman said this: “All of you in the MEDIA love mass shootings, have in common?

Have you lost the direction of this conversation or what?


Sunday, February 25th 2018 at 6:32PM
Deacon Ron Gray
Joe Biden and Dana Loesch have nothing in common. Protect the schools. Stop enabling and profiling from mass murder Ron.
Sunday, February 25th 2018 at 7:03PM
Steve Williams
If Joe Biden in that link you posted, have nothing in common with Dana Loesch RATV Spokeswoman, which she spews that course of FAKENESS, that woman said this: “All of you in the MEDIA love mass shootings, then why did you bring Joe to this conversation?


Sunday, February 25th 2018 at 7:56PM
Deacon Ron Gray
Because Ron, Joe Biden’s gun free school zone law and the mass hysteria media, are responsible for these school shootings, not the NRA.
Monday, February 26th 2018 at 2:16AM
Steve Williams
The AR 15 assault weapon is the weapon of choice is the issue and even BIG BUSINESS see the wrong in what The National Rifle Association NRA position is in this matter, as they quickly pull their monies from that organization.
Monday, February 26th 2018 at 3:38AM
Deacon Ron Gray
Nobody is pulling money from the NRA. NRA membership surges every time you all get hysterical about the AR. I got my NRA membership after the Sandy Hook AR ban hysteria. I bought my first AR after the Orlando shooting hysteria. And I converted to the 300 Blackout AR for suppressed loads after Hillary’s post Las Vegas hysteria about silencers. That’s why I say you and your ilk are the biggest promoters of the AR ever.
Monday, February 26th 2018 at 4:37AM
Steve Williams
What do you think cutting tides mean? Here, take a look and read this article for more understanding: Growing list of companies are cutting ties with NRA http://blackinamerica.com/cgi-bin/blog.cgi?blog_id=332447&cid=10


Monday, February 26th 2018 at 4:52AM
Deacon Ron Gray
These companies had marketing agreements with the NRA. That means they perceived a marketing benefits in being associated with the NRA. Now they don’t. There was never any money given by them to support the NRA and the NRA won’t be disadvantaged by loosing these marketing agreements. Members don’t pay dues to get discounts and this hype by the media only increases support for the 2nd Amendment.
Monday, February 26th 2018 at 9:02AM
Steve Williams
Members don’t pay dues to get discounts Steve I know that. The NRA expands these marketing agreements with these many businesses as a benefit to the membership to The NRA. Steve, this is what you see leaving the NRA and dropping their ties and support as fast as possible because those businesses don't want to be affiliated with this NRA anymore..
Monday, February 26th 2018 at 9:42AM
Deacon Ron Gray
It’s a simple business decision Ron. It doesn’t affect us. You won’t get an AR ban or an age restriction on rifles.
Monday, February 26th 2018 at 10:07AM
Steve Williams
I know Steve, that is the reason why Big Business is running like hell from The NRA. GOOD!!!




Monday, February 26th 2018 at 10:41AM
Deacon Ron Gray
After hearing this: "Many in legacy media love mass shootings.” No wonder why Business is running like hell from that NRA statement.


Monday, February 26th 2018 at 11:00AM
Deacon Ron Gray
Nobody cares about this corporate BS. We care about the safety of our students but the media just LOVES mass murder.
Monday, February 26th 2018 at 1:55PM
Steve Williams
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