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Ted Nugent might run for NRA president

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by jrc99, Jan 30, 2009.

  1. jrc99

    jrc99 Fairview, OR Member

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    I'm guessing I'm putting this in the right place? Otherwise...


    Ted Nugent Ready to Battle Antigunners for the NRA
    January 30, 2009 02:03 PM ET
    By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers

    Barack Obama jumped over a bunch of longer-experienced presidential candidates to win the White House, so will that pattern take at the National Rifle Association? It might, considering rocker and hunter Ted Nugent's popularity among NRA members. We hear that the Nuge is being urged to get into the race, and a key NRA insider tells us: "He does have a grass-roots following." That's for sure. The singer of "Cat Scratch Fever" fame and 23 albums is being promoted on Facebook. While Nugent is an NRA board member, he doesn't have the type of top slot in the organization normally needed to springboard somebody into the presidency. Even Charlton Heston, who played Moses in Hollywood, worked his way up to the presidency.

    http://www.usnews.com/blogs/washing...-ready-to-battle-antigunners-for-the-nra.html

    This would be sweet! :rockon: :rockstar:
     
  2. fingolfen

    fingolfen Oregon Member

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    Now that I'm a full life member - maybe I should run for the board too... :D
     
  3. jrc99

    jrc99 Fairview, OR Member

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    w00t! :thumbup:
     
  4. swoop

    swoop Milwaukie, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Rock on Ted. :rockstar:
     
  5. dragonsden73

    dragonsden73 Salem, Oregun Active Member

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    GO TED GO!!! Did y'all know he carries on stage? I watched him start to pull out a small revolver out of his front right pocket in Las Vegas...in fact it was this show....

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  6. Doubletap

    Doubletap Newberg Well-Known Member

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  7. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    Well they are both radicals so it's a good fit, I suppose.
     
  8. bmw2

    bmw2 Mount Vernon, Wa Active Member

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    While I'm a big fan of Nugent and his stances on hunting and gun control, we don't really need a figurehead that appeals to us gunners. Someone who appeals to the anti crowd is far more useful to our cause.
     
  9. ZeroRing

    ZeroRing 26th District, WA Active Member

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    ...then again, someone who is not afraid to call them out (the anti's I mean) on the stupidity of their so-called "commonsense" gun laws might not be such a bad thing either. :thumbup: