NRA to endorse Harry Reid?

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    The NRA: Endorsing Harry Reid? - The Week

    The National Rifle Association, a staunch defender of Second Amendment rights, tends to be politically aligned with conservatives and the GOP. But the group is reportedly "leaning towards" endorsing Senate majority leader Harry Reid — a pro-gun rights Democrat — in his reelection bid against GOP opponent Sharron Angle, and many conservatives are accusing it of selling out.
     
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    hey their thing is the 2nd ammendment....if Reid stands up for it and Angle doesnt.....fuck Angle....
     
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    If Harry Reid has a reliable track record in standing up and protecting the Second Amendment then I don't see any reason why he shouldn't get their endorsement, unless they believe that Angle would be even more reliable.

    Interestingly though, take a look at who on the Supreme Court ruled against the Second Amendment guaranteeing an individual right to bear arms just a few weeks ago. The three Democrats and the one just as leftist Republican. Are those the kind of judges that Reid has and will support?
     
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    Since Angle has been dodging the media for weeks now, how does anyone know WHERE she stands on the 2nd Amendment?
     
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    It's a safe assumption that she is a strong supporter of it.
     
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    So, what other assumptions will the voters be forced to make? Is it safe to assume she still supports banning alcohol? Does she still support elimintaing the Department of Education?
     
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    Hey, not taking a public stand on any issue worked for Obama in his election bid.
     
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    Sorry to hear you missed the entirety of the last election...

    Hope you are feeling better
     
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    Name a staunch conservative who isn't supportive of the Second Amendment. If you're that dense that's your problem, not mine.

    As for eliminating alcohol or the Dept of Education, neither one is going to happen so who give a shit. The Dept of Ed should be eliminated anyway. The Federal government has no Constitutional authority to be involved in education.
     
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    This is true. I cannot wait to see what happens after the Fed stops feeding money to the public schools systems and the states have to actually pay for ALL that is required.
     

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