Tag Archives: Wayne LaPierre

Jon Stewart on the ‘Awesome, High-Velocity, Armor-Piercing Power of Love’

He’s on a roll and I can’t stop laughing. Here’s Jon Stewart on CPAC, Paul Ryan’s paper bag lie, the “awesome, high-velocity, hollow-tipped, armor-piercing, stopping power of love,” and Vice City. Did you really, Wayne LaPierre, lump haters in with … Continue reading
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Wayne LaPierre’s Fuzzy Math

Speaking out for the first time since the mass-shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, still riding the wave of founding glory since the last mass shooting, the gun lobby sent Wayne LaPierre out into the world, yet again, as a human … Continue reading
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NRA Gun Nuts List Their Top Ten Movies

Remember when Wayne LaPierre responded to the mass-shooting in Newtown, Connecticut by putting America’s love for violent movies and video games on trial? Well, last week, The Gun Lobby, not to be tied to any semblance of self awareness, published their … Continue reading
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Not Surprisingly, Wayne LaPierre Thinks He’s At War

In addition to thousands of non-serving NRA members pretending to be in the military by owning assault rifles and camo drag, the NRA’s new motto is “Stand and Fight.” The National Rifle Association is calling its members to arms for … Continue reading
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NRA Recruiting ‘Replacement Shooters’

As a kid growing up on the Northside of Chicago, there was no shortage of things to do to entertain ourselves. Picking through a dumpster for materials to build a clubhouse would take days.   As a pre-teen in the … Continue reading
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The Raging Paranoia of Wayne LaPierre

LaPierre thinks background checks are a trap door leading to gun confiscation. “Don’t you be fooled, there is nothing universal or reasonable about it,” LaPierre said at the 2013 Western Hunting and Conservation Expo in Salt Lake City, Utah. “This … Continue reading
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The Consequence of Fantasy

Alyssa Rosenberg makes excellent points on the idea that we should blame video game fantasies for violence but not the more consequential fantasies entertained by the likes of Gayle Trotter and Wayne LaPierre. But at the same time that they … Continue reading

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Crazy People

Artist – Pat Bagley Speaking of gun control — Wyoming state legislators are experimenting with nullification. In a bill sponsored by eight representatives and two state senators, the lawmakers stipulate that “any federal law which attempts to ban a semi-automatic … Continue reading

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Enchantment Under The Siege

Stephen Colbert agrees with Wayne LaPierre.

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Santa Boehner

Artist – Jeff Darcy Wayne LaPierre during his appearance today on Meet the Press via TPM “If it’s crazy to call for putting police and armed security in our schools to protect our children, then call me crazy.” Yes sir. … Continue reading

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An Ill-Conceived Reaction

Local Connecticut school and public officials were predictably less-than-pleased with Wayne LaPierre’s unhinged press conference yesterday. Teachers, school superintendents, mayors and police chiefs in Connecticut are rejecting the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) response to the shooting in Newtown, describing the … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day

From the News Corp. owned New York Post. If even the New York Post says you’re a “gun nut” and a “loon,” you may want to rethink things.

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NRA Killing Our Kids

I nominate the man who walked right in front of Crazy Person Wayne LaPierra during today’s NRA press conference carrying this sign as today’s best person. There’s little more to say that hasn’t already been said about the NRA and … Continue reading

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The NRA is Patently Ridiculous

The NRA says and does a lot of reprehensible things, but this is just nonsensical. NBC sports anchor Bob Costas believes that Kasandra Perkins’ life could have been saved had her boyfriend, Kansas City Chiefs Linebacker Javon Belcher, not had … Continue reading

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The Conspiracy to Take Your Guns by Not Taking Them

Throughout the course of the last several years, we’ve been privileged to witness some doozy conspiracy theories from the far-right. Of course there’s the conspiracy to birth a half-Kenyan, half-white boy deep in the heart of Africa then pass him … Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theory

According to National Rifle Association (NRA) executive vice president Wayne LaPierre, while the Obama Administration has been sympathetic toward gun-rights advocates during his first term in office, it’s actually just a ruse to fool you into thinking he isn’t going … Continue reading

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