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marmar

(77,072 posts)
Thu Feb 18, 2016, 12:10 PM Feb 2016

Despite Widespread Calls For Him to Go, the NRA is Stuck With Nugent

(The Progressive) The 1970s-era rock star and longtime National Rifle Association board director Ted Nugent lit a firestorm last week when he made a series of anti-Semitic posts on his Facebook page. Nugent accused prominent Jewish Americans of promoting gun control as part of a plot to disarm citizens and impose Nazi-like tyranny across the United States.

In response to criticism of his posts Nugent wrote, “what sort of racist prejudiced POS could possibly not know that Jews for gun control are nazis in disguise?”

Nugent has sat on the NRA board for more than twenty years. He’s also very popular among the organization’s leaders and members alike. Now, however, there is a movement from both outside and within the NRA demanding that Nugent finally be ousted.

But what casual observers of the gun lobby fail to realize is that the NRA’s own bylaws—withheld from the public, but obtained by The Progressive—make removing Nugent all but impossible anytime before 2017, and doubtful even after that. As I previously reported in Mother Jones, the National Rifle Association’s governing board of directors are elected through a tightly controlled nominating process, one that even former NRA directors have compared to a Soviet-style Politburo. ................(more)

- See more at: http://www.progressive.org/news/2016/02/188561/despite-widespread-calls-him-go-nra-stuck-nugent#sthash.A5BxFcvF.dpuf



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Despite Widespread Calls For Him to Go, the NRA is Stuck With Nugent (Original Post) marmar Feb 2016 OP
Racist NRA members will keep voting him in. The industry is run by racists. Hoyt Feb 2016 #1
The firearms industry is run by racists? GGJohn Feb 2016 #2
Every one of them I've seen are racist. Confederate flags, racist pistol grips, and the patrons Hoyt Feb 2016 #4
Yeah Hoyt, we believe you, GGJohn Feb 2016 #8
You know iit's true, GG. You hang out in those places too often to claim ignorance. Next time you Hoyt Feb 2016 #10
The firearms shows I attend have very few vendors displaying that shit, GGJohn Feb 2016 #11
"Very few." One ought to he enough to find another passion. Hoyt Feb 2016 #13
LOL. GGJohn Feb 2016 #15
Your love gushes, especially among the gungeoneers when you talk about your 5 gun safes Hoyt Feb 2016 #16
LOL Hoyt, GGJohn Feb 2016 #18
In addition to modern weapons, you like weapons used to kill in wars. I do remember. Hoyt Feb 2016 #19
I collect weapons of historical value, not just weapons used in wars, GGJohn Feb 2016 #21
GG, I bet 80% of gun shows I have attended had some dealer/buyer displaying.... Logical Feb 2016 #7
But not the majority of them, and I've attended hundreds of firearm shows, GGJohn Feb 2016 #9
But no other shows have that. It is guns that tend to draw them. GOP and racist. Not all of course.. Logical Feb 2016 #12
where will they find another man of his caliber ? olddots Feb 2016 #3
Or so eager to shoot off his big bazoo? Archae Feb 2016 #22
It is truly astounding that even with opponents like this moron, the gun control movement hack89 Feb 2016 #5
The fact the NRA love nugent proves they are a right wing support group. Nt Logical Feb 2016 #6
The fact that gun control groups keep getting their asses kick by this moron hack89 Feb 2016 #17
Typical gun nut, defending NRA. Nt Logical Feb 2016 #24
No. Pointing out that Nugent is smarter than you hack89 Feb 2016 #26
Hey whiner....... Logical Feb 2016 #27
If Nugent is held up as the face of the NRA - which happens constantly hack89 Feb 2016 #28
Like i said, where the fuck did I mention gun control Einstein? Nt Logical Feb 2016 #29
Never said you did. My comment was about Nugent. hack89 Feb 2016 #31
You gunners jump on shit asap just to whine about gun control. Nt Logical Feb 2016 #32
he's their donald trump without the money or gift of gab spanone Feb 2016 #14
Or the charm. 11 Bravo Feb 2016 #33
I covered this extensively in the last Idiots. Initech Feb 2016 #20
Has there been one mention of any of this outside the innertubes? Gabi Hayes Feb 2016 #23
peroxide is good for smeared-on, baked-in dried turds on any surface MisterP Feb 2016 #25
And the downside to this is? hobbit709 Feb 2016 #30
The choice is pretty clear gratuitous Feb 2016 #34
 

Hoyt

(54,770 posts)
1. Racist NRA members will keep voting him in. The industry is run by racists.
Thu Feb 18, 2016, 12:15 PM
Feb 2016
Gun store that banned Muslims advertises, including those who served in our military.

Save Yourself Survival and Tactical Gear -- This is the kind of crud gun fanciers promote.




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GGJohn

(9,951 posts)
2. The firearms industry is run by racists?
Thu Feb 18, 2016, 12:18 PM
Feb 2016

You cite one gun store/range and claim the whole industry is racist?

 

Hoyt

(54,770 posts)
4. Every one of them I've seen are racist. Confederate flags, racist pistol grips, and the patrons
Thu Feb 18, 2016, 12:22 PM
Feb 2016

look like those three losers mingling around outside. Yeah, the gun industry is run by racists and panders to those type customers. Keep apologizing for these types, GG.

 

Hoyt

(54,770 posts)
10. You know iit's true, GG. You hang out in those places too often to claim ignorance. Next time you
Thu Feb 18, 2016, 11:10 PM
Feb 2016

are at a gun store or show, shoot a couple of photos that display diversity.

GGJohn

(9,951 posts)
11. The firearms shows I attend have very few vendors displaying that shit,
Thu Feb 18, 2016, 11:16 PM
Feb 2016

most just sell firearms and ammo and accessories, so don't tell me what's true.

 

Hoyt

(54,770 posts)
16. Your love gushes, especially among the gungeoneers when you talk about your 5 gun safes
Thu Feb 18, 2016, 11:35 PM
Feb 2016

full of lethal weapons and ammo.

GGJohn

(9,951 posts)
18. LOL Hoyt,
Thu Feb 18, 2016, 11:37 PM
Feb 2016

your memory is fading as I've told you numerous times about the types of firearms I own.
Better go see a doctor about that memory problem.

GGJohn

(9,951 posts)
21. I collect weapons of historical value, not just weapons used in wars,
Thu Feb 18, 2016, 11:42 PM
Feb 2016

and I own very few modern weapons, also I own weapons just to give you fits.

 

Logical

(22,457 posts)
7. GG, I bet 80% of gun shows I have attended had some dealer/buyer displaying....
Thu Feb 18, 2016, 12:30 PM
Feb 2016

Or wearing A confederate flag. Maybe not racist to you. It is to me.

No other groups tend to do that. Comic Con, boat shows, etc.

GGJohn

(9,951 posts)
9. But not the majority of them, and I've attended hundreds of firearm shows,
Thu Feb 18, 2016, 11:08 PM
Feb 2016

yes, there are a few, but the majority are not.

 

Logical

(22,457 posts)
12. But no other shows have that. It is guns that tend to draw them. GOP and racist. Not all of course..
Thu Feb 18, 2016, 11:18 PM
Feb 2016

but a much higher percentage than other groups do.

hack89

(39,171 posts)
5. It is truly astounding that even with opponents like this moron, the gun control movement
Thu Feb 18, 2016, 12:24 PM
Feb 2016

still gets it's ass kicked on a regular basis. They need to take a hard look at what they are doing wrong.

hack89

(39,171 posts)
17. The fact that gun control groups keep getting their asses kick by this moron
Thu Feb 18, 2016, 11:35 PM
Feb 2016

proves they are incompetent.

hack89

(39,171 posts)
26. No. Pointing out that Nugent is smarter than you
Fri Feb 19, 2016, 10:06 AM
Feb 2016

Last edited Fri Feb 19, 2016, 10:48 AM - Edit history (1)

At least if we go by results.

Which says a lot considering I think he is an absolute moron.

 

Logical

(22,457 posts)
27. Hey whiner.......
Fri Feb 19, 2016, 10:45 AM
Feb 2016

Find one post where i try to control guns! I will be waiting.
Your silly and clueless post about gun control groups had nothing to do with the fucking nugent post.
You just have to whine i guess.
Send me a PM, we can have a more detailed discussion.

hack89

(39,171 posts)
28. If Nugent is held up as the face of the NRA - which happens constantly
Fri Feb 19, 2016, 10:53 AM
Feb 2016

then it is a fair question to ask why gun control groups are so inept that they get their asses kicked by him on a regular basis.

You have a funny definition of whining. Bemusement or even amusement better describe my emotions as I posted. I find it funny as hell that gun owners get Nugent pushed in our face constantly as if it has actual meaning.

hack89

(39,171 posts)
31. Never said you did. My comment was about Nugent.
Fri Feb 19, 2016, 11:11 AM
Feb 2016

you seem somewhat upset by my innocuous comment so perhaps we should drop the subject? Ok?

 

Gabi Hayes

(28,795 posts)
23. Has there been one mention of any of this outside the innertubes?
Thu Feb 18, 2016, 11:51 PM
Feb 2016

I've been watching way too much cableschlotz for my own good lately, and have yet to see this latest fiasco discussed.

what a surprise. The NRA is lucky the liberal media doesn't get ahold of this. they'd just run it almost as much as they did the Rev. Wright outbursts way back when.

gratuitous

(82,849 posts)
34. The choice is pretty clear
Fri Feb 19, 2016, 12:52 PM
Feb 2016

Either the NRA is a racist organization and doesn't care who thinks that, or it's a victim of its own by-laws and isn't inclined to change them in which case, it's . . . still a racist organization, and the NRA doesn't care if everybody thinks that of them.

I was wrong. There is no choice in the matter. The NRA is a racist organization. If you belong to it, you endorse its racism.

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