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Thu Feb 15, 2018, 12:51 AM

Kimmel Writer Calls Out GOP In Blistering Replies To Prayers After Florida Shooting

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Source: Huffington Post

Lawmakers sending “thoughts and prayers” in the wake of Wednesday’s deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, are getting slammed for their financial ties to the gun lobby.

Bess Kalb, a writer for “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” is responding to each lawmaker tweeting condolences over the murders by listing how much they’ve taken from the National Rifle Association, which has consistently fought any move to tighten gun control laws.

Here are some of those tweets and Kalb’s replies:

Read more: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/bess-kalb-nra-tweets_us_5a84ee69e4b0058d5565cbac

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Reply Kimmel Writer Calls Out GOP In Blistering Replies To Prayers After Florida Shooting (Original post)
turbinetree Feb 2018 OP
cp Feb 2018 #1
madamesilverspurs Feb 2018 #2
BigmanPigman Feb 2018 #3
FirstLight Feb 2018 #17
MyOwnPeace Feb 2018 #18
Hermit-The-Prog Feb 2018 #19
summer_in_TX Feb 2018 #4
Stallion Feb 2018 #5
sarcasmo Feb 2018 #6
Angry Dragon Feb 2018 #7
flibbitygiblets Feb 2018 #8
dalton99a Feb 2018 #9
onecaliberal Feb 2018 #10
Cha Feb 2018 #11
KT2000 Feb 2018 #12
dchill Feb 2018 #13
AlexSFCA Feb 2018 #14
Honeycombe8 Feb 2018 #15
DFW Feb 2018 #16
muriel_volestrangler Feb 2018 #20

Response to turbinetree (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 12:53 AM

1. Good for her

God damn the NRA. And its rent boys.

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Response to turbinetree (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 01:08 AM

2. That damn list

includes my congressman (Buck) and senator (Gardner).
Effing embarrassing!


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Response to turbinetree (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 01:12 AM

3. Their names and amounts should be run on a continuous loop

on every news site for the next 9 months (until the midterms).

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Response to BigmanPigman (Reply #3)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 04:03 AM

17. AMEN!!! (n/t)

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Response to BigmanPigman (Reply #3)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 06:22 AM

18. Glad you said

9 months rather than "until the next mass shooting" - we wouldn't have much time to see the list.

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Response to BigmanPigman (Reply #3)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 06:52 AM

19. YES! scroll it on every screen

People need to know how much their children are sold for.

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Response to turbinetree (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 01:19 AM

4. Righteous fury.

Go, Bess Kalb!

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Response to turbinetree (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 01:30 AM

5. Excellent--Keep it Coming

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Response to turbinetree (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 01:30 AM

6. NRA is #BLoodMoney

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Response to turbinetree (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 01:35 AM

7. KICK for Truth

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Response to turbinetree (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 01:49 AM

8. This is amazing.

Yes yes yes.

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Response to turbinetree (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 01:50 AM

9. Kick

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Response to turbinetree (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 01:53 AM

10. K&R

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Response to turbinetree (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 02:31 AM

11. Brilliant! Shine the

Light!

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Response to turbinetree (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 02:36 AM

12. Bess Kalb has got it!

She's got the receipts!! Certainly Rachel and Lawrence can pick this up.

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Response to turbinetree (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 02:38 AM

13. Sleazy tools all.

Death panelists.

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Response to turbinetree (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 03:36 AM

14. NRA is a sponsor of terrorism

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Response to turbinetree (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 03:41 AM

15. There are so many smart, knowledgeable people in the public eye who take the ...

politicians to task.

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Response to turbinetree (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 03:59 AM

16. This list should be on the front page of every newspaper in the USA

But it won't be, of course. Thoughts and prayers will.

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Response to turbinetree (Original post)

Thu Feb 15, 2018, 07:00 AM

20. Locking - the hosts feel the tweets of one writer do not reach the LBN standard

of "important news of national interest". Please repost in GD. Thanks.

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