Tag Archives: NRA

Jesse LaGreca corrects a GOP logical error.

by Chuck Stanley Jesse LaGreca, journalist, who also blogs under the nom de plume MinistryOfTruth, nails exactly where the GOP went off the rails with the logical fail of the week.

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File This Under “You Gotta Be Kidding Me”: Backyard Gun Ranges Are Legal in Florida

By Elaine Magliaro Last February, the Sun Sentinel Editorial Board wrote an op-ed about backyard gun ranges being legal in Florida. That’s right–you can build a gun range in your own yard in the state of Florida and nobody can … Continue reading

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Ferguson (MO) Circa 2014, California Circa 1967, the Death of Denzil Dowell, the Black Panther Party, and Open Carry Laws

By Elaine Magliaro Nearly fifty years ago, Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale established the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. According to Steve Wasserman of The Nation, the two “brash upstarts” from Oakland, California “quickly garnered a reputation for their … Continue reading

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The NRA, School Advancement, and the Four Rs: Reading, Writing, Arithmetic…and Rifles???

Submitted by Elaine Magliaro Recently, the NRA posted a video titled Everyone Gets a Gun on YouTube. In the video, Billy Johnson, one of the gun organization’s commentators, said that “competency with a gun should be a ‘necessary skill’ for children … Continue reading

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Wayne LaPierre and the NRA’s Mission to Terrify America (With a Mark Fiore Video)

BY ELAINE MAGLIARO Ana Marie Cox wrote a couple of articles about the NRA for The Guardian in late April—at the time of the organization’s annual convention in Indianapolis. Cox said that the NRA “doesn’t spend a lot of time … Continue reading

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The Eleventh Post in the “Oh My Achin’ Head” Series: Sarah Palin Talks about Mama Grizzlies Totin’ Guns and Baptism by Waterboarding at the NRA’s Annual Association Meeting

BY ELAINE MAGLIARO Just when you may have thought that Caribou Barbie was back in the wilds of Alaska for good… hunting elk or moose or bear or wolves from helicopters, she emerges from the tundra to spark headlines in … Continue reading

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