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NRA Supports Dems’ Bid to Keep Congress

By Jerry A. Kane

The headline is not a transposed “R” in place of an “E.” Yes, it’s the National Rifle Association and not the National Education Association that is supporting Democrat candidates to keep Republicans from retaking the House. The NRA has endorsed 39 House Democrat candidates even though their Republican challengers champion the Second Amendment. To add insult to injury, the organization is endorsing them in center-right House districts that Republicans could win. The NRA endorsement gives the so-called “Blue Dog” Democrats credibility that they wouldn’t have otherwise.

“[A]s long as the conservative rhetoric is coming from the Democrat candidates themselves, the voters aren’t buying it.  However, when the NRA … endorses that Democrat for reelection over their 2nd amendment champion Republican opponents … [it] give[s] credence to their claims of being born again conservatives.  The sad thing is that the NRA is endorsing Democrats in the very districts that we must win in order to obtain 39 seats.”—Daniel Horowitz 

Right-to-life groups have three criteria candidates must meet to get their endorsement, Americans for Tax for Reform have candidates sign a pledge, but the NRA doesn’t require candidates to meet certain criteria or a sign pledge to uphold the Second Amendment for its endorsement; it’s a purely subjective judgment call.  

For example, in last year’s special election for New York’s 23rd Congressional District, the NRA supported leftist Republican Dede Scozzafava over Conservative Party candidate Doug Hoffman. Scozzafava eventually dropped from the race and endorsed Democrat Bill Owens over Hoffman. Now, the NRA endorses Owens over Republican Matt Doheny in November. 

Even though the NRA supports Republicans and has given 71 percent of its political action committee’s contributions to GOP candidates, that percentage is down compared to previous election cycles. The Democrat Party is the problem plaguing America and ignoring that problem is a fatal mistake. 

A lot of so-called conservatives avoid discussing how the NRA is undermining the conservative movement and Republican efforts to oust George Soros’ Shadow Party Democrats from power. “Great Americans” Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck, et al either won’t mention the NRA’s undermining activities or they dance around them when they’re pointed out and never openly criticize the organization.  

Major on-line conservative gatekeeper publications aren’t much better. They have been treading lightly over the NRA’s underhanded endorsements of Democrats, as if they’re trying their level best to remain in the good graces of the organization.  

The NRA hides behind the one-issue, gun-rights only claim, and endorses Democrats to ensure participation in future elections. The organization didn’t oppose Eric Holder for attorney general and waited until the last minute to come out against Obama’s leftist Supreme Court nominees. It signed on to the Disclose Act, which was a carefully crafted Democrat scheme to impose onerous disclosure requirements on over 100,000 nonprofits and activist groups to prevent them from engaging in any effective political speech during campaign season. Such tactics are a fool’s game for those who feed the crocodile believing they will be the last to be eaten. 

Face it; this hypocritical “arrogant and elitist” organization has more in common with Chuck Schumer than it does with Chuck Heston. Much like the leftist, race-baiting poverty pimps Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson, who fuel the race issue for relevance and money, the NRA’s Wayne LaPierre and chief lobbyist Chris Cox don’t seem too anxious for the gun control issue to go away. They appear to be more concerned with preserving their six-figure salaries than with upholding the Second Amendment and defeating the one party that unambiguously has been behind all gun control legislation.  

There are few organizations purportedly on the side of freedom that aggravate me more than the National Rifle Association. In fact, these days I cringe when I see good conservatives with their lifetime member sticker from the NRA on the back of their cars.”—Eric Erickson 

From the late 1960s through the late 1980s, the NRA zealously fought gun control advocates in the United States when Canada, Britain, Australia, and New Zealand buckled under and lost the individual’s right to firearm ownership and self-defense. But today’s NRA is merely a shell of what it once was, living off its past reputation. This once mighty 4 million-member, $307 million organization is no longer indispensable because it doesn’t understand what the fight is about. It has become a tool used by the Democrat Party to destroy this Republic and its Constitution. Its leaders are now too timid to uphold freedom and all too willing to sit at the table with the leftist elites in Washington, DC.  

The political climate and the Democrat Party have irrevocably changed; conservative and moderate democrats are an extinct species. When Pelosi or Reid need votes, the so-called Blue Dog Democrats will line up and vote against Second Amendment protections as ordered.  

The loss of liberty is looming, and America stands in the path of danger. Freedom shivers in the cold shadow of true peril as the irresistible siren summons the common man to muster resistance against politicians everywhere who would subvert those freedoms.  

“So, as we set out this year to defeat the divisive forces that would take freedom away, I want to say those fighting words for everyone within the sound of my voice to hear and to heed, and especially for you, [Messrs. Cox and LaPierre]: ‘From my cold, dead hands!'”—Charlton Heston

To keep Republicans from winning the House, the NRA is endorsing the following Democrats

AL-2: Bobby Bright

AR-4: Mike Ross

Ca-18: Dennis Cardoza

CO-3: John Salazar

CO-4: Betsy Markey

FL-2: Allen Boyd

Ga-2: Sanford Bishop

Ga-8: Jim Marshall

Ga-12: John Barrow

IA-3: Leonard Boswell

IL-11: Debbie Halvorson

IL-12: Jerry Costello

IN-Senate-Brad Ellsworth

IN-2: Joe Donnely

IN-8: Trent Van Haaften

IN-9: Baron Hill

KY-6: Ben Chandler

MD-1: Frank Kratovil

MI-1: Gary McDowell

MN-1: Tim Walz

MS-1: Travis Childers

MS-4: Gene Taylor

MO-4: Ike Skelton

NC-7: Mike McIntyre

NC-8: Larry Kissell

NC-11: Heath Shuler

ND-At Large: Earl Pomeroy

NM-1: Martin Heinrich

NM-2: Harry Teague

NM-3: Ben Lujan

NY-20: Scott Murphy

NY-23: Bill Owens

NY-24: Mike Acruri

OH-Gov. Ted Strickland

OH-6: Charlie Wilson

OH-16: John Boccieri

OH-18: Zack Space

OK-2: Dan Boren

OR-5: Kurt Schrader

PA-4: Jason Altmire

PA-10: Chris Carney

PA-11: Paul Kanjorski

PA-12: Mark Critz

PA-17: Tim Holden

SD-At Large: Stephanie Sandlin

TN-4: Lincoln Davis

TN-8: Roy Herron

TX-17: Chet Edwards

UT-2: Jim Matheson

VA-2: Glenn Nye

VA-5: Tom Perriello

VA-9: Rick Boucher

WI-3: Ron Kind

WI-8: Steve Kagen

WV-Senate: Joe Manchin

WV-3: Nick Rahall 

For more on this story, see NRA may stop GOP from taking the House? by Matthew Sheffield and The NRA is Helping Preserve the Anti Gun Democrat Majority by David Horowitz.

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THE MANAGERS OF AMERICA’S DECLINE

 

Talk radio personality Jim Quinn of "The War Room with Quinn and Rose" addresses the faithful at the Indiana Armstrong Patriots tea party rally in Kittanning, Pennsylvania.

 
 


The following speech was delivered at an Indiana Armstrong Patriots Tea Party Rally at the John P. Murtha Amphitheater in Kittanning, Pennsylvania April 24, 2010. 

The Managers of America’s Decline  

By Jerry A. Kane  

I’m here today to elaborate on the Democrat Party’s management of America’s decline, and to tell you that the fate of this nation is in your hands because the founding Spirit of America has awakened you to resist the tyranny at her doorstep.  

This is why the Tea Party movement identifies with America’s first revolt against tyranny, the Boston Tea Party, and why many in the movement dress in colonial garb and brandish the country’s founding symbols such as the “Don’t Tread on Me” Gadsden flag and Benjamin Franklin’s snake cut into eight parts depicting the danger of disunity.  

As Franklin’s drawing was a call for patriots to unite against the tyranny of the British monarchy, to those same ends I call upon the tea party patriots today to set aside political differences and unite against the tyranny of the progressive oligarchy.    

America’s Founders had the wisdom to recognize their common enemy, to put aside their political differences, and to hang together to keep from hanging separately. Today, however, too many tea party patriots don’t recognize the progressive enemy and far too many are blinded by their pet political issues to see the overarching socialism that is destroying this country.  

For the many who have not yet figured it out, the “change” that Brother O promised during his campaign involves the dissolution of the Republic and the imposition of a socialist state, and from the outset of his coronation in January 2009, his Bread and Circuses administration and the Democrat Party have been working feverishly to that end.   

I’ve heard radio talk show hosts and so-called conservative leaders who identify with the Tea Party movement blame corrupt politicians and America’s two-party system for her demise, but if truth be told, the blame lies squarely at the feet of the Democrat Party and the piper who calls the tune, George Soros—the party’s billionaire benefactor and creator of the Shadow Party, which is a nationwide network of more than 60 unions, 527 groups, and think tanks designed to ensure Democrat dominance in the electoral process and to achieve one-party rule in the United States.  

The background of the world’s thirty-eighth richest man is replete with effecting political “change.” He helped finance the 1989 “Velvet Revolution” that brought Vaclav Havel (Vass lass Have vule) to power in the Czech Republic. He also helped to engineer coups in Slovakia, Croatia, Georgia, and Yugoslavia.  

Before effecting political change in a country, Soros first establishes a shadow government, which is a fully formed government-in-exile, ready to assume power at the opportune moment. The Shadow Party control center that he created inside the Democrat Party is patterned after the shadow governments that he created in other countries before instigating a coup.  

To bring change to America’s political system, Soros had to limit the ability of the political parties to raise money.  So in 2002, he engineered campaign finance reform complete with a loophole for private 527 organizations such as MoveOn.org that could collect soft money.   

Once the McCain-Feingold campaign finance laws were established, Soros assembled a coalition of political strategists, activists, and major Democrat donors at his Southampton beach house in Long Island, New York, in 2003, and there he built the Shadow Party to circumvent those very laws that he engineered.  

To test the political waters, Soros dumped more than $300 million in Democrat coffers, and created Americans Coming Together or (ACT), a group made up of big government and teacher unions to coordinate media ads and carry out the ground war. ACT gathered 100,000 campaign workers and collected large amounts of money to knock on doors and get people to the polls.  

When his candidate John Kerry lost the presidency in 2004, Soros assessed what went wrong then assembled 70 plutocrats in Scottsdale, Arizona, to form the Phoenix Group in the spring of 2005, and there he laid out a five-year plan to create a network of think tanks, media outlets, and training centers to promote his progressive-socialist-Marxist politics.  

The Shadow Party is the center of power of the Democrat Party; certainly no Democrat can be elected without tapping into its constellation of organizations. Actually, the Shadow Party is the Democrat Party. It works behind the scenes pushing a radical socialist agenda and few Democratic voters know it even exists.  

In December 2004, the Executive Director for MoveOn.org declared the Democratic Party George Soros’s property: “Now it’s our Party. We bought it, we own it …” And in 2006, Joe Lieberman discovered the accuracy of that statement when the three-term incumbent U.S. senator and former vice presidential nominee of the Democrat Party was ousted from the Party by an unknown in the Democratic primaries.  

Soros views America’s free enterprise system as the greatest obstacle to world justice and stability, so he’s on an ideological mission. He’s assembled a coalition of billionaires, giant unions, street radicals, and seasoned political operatives, never before seen in American politics, to subordinate America’s interests to global interests; her sovereignty to global government; her law to global courts; her wealth to global taxation; and her productivity to global redistribution schemes.  

For Soros to realize his mission, the Democrat Party will need to remain in power through the November Midterm election. Last September Vice President Joe Biden said that if the Republicans take back control of the House, it’s “the end of the road for what Barack and I are trying to do,” in other words, doomsday for their socialist agenda.  

He went on to say that the November election is the “one shot” Republicans have at stopping the Democrat agenda, and if they don’t “the dam will break and a new era of bipartisanship will begin.” Biden’s “era of bipartisanship” will end America’s experiment in representative democracy and usher in the dawn of a new age of progressive socialist governance and dictatorial one-party rule.  

In 1932, the German people were afforded a rare opportunity to vote the Nazi Party from power. They had the chance to save their republic from a socialist dictatorship but chose instead to remain divided and cling to their petty political differences.  Because the majority of the German people wouldn’t unite to defeat their greater enemy, the Nazis stayed in power with 42 percent support and every German shared in the guilt of Hitlerism.  

Unlike the German majority in ’32, we have the luxury of hindsight. We know that a government that’s big enough to supply our every need is also big enough to take away everything that we have. Friedrich Hayek and Ronald Reagan warned us that big government destroys individual liberty, personal freedom, free enterprise, and the rule of law. And socialism is big government squared; it is a profoundly un-American system that provides a ruling oligarchy with the power to control all aspects of human life from cradle to grave.  

Winston Churchill said:  “Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.” Simply put, socialism, also known as progressivism or leftism or statism, is America’s natural enemy.  

The socialist beast that fully controls two of the three branches of America’s government is analogous to the nine-headed Lernaean (ler knee ian) Hydra in Greek mythology. As the story goes, each time Heracles would destroy one of the monster’s heads, two more would spring up in its place. He discovered that the only way to kill the beast was to find and sever its one immortal head.   

Heracles’ discovery regarding the vulnerability of the Hydra also applies to the socialist monster governing America. As Andrew Brietbart’s investigative reporters proved by exposing the corruption at ACORN, it is possible to take down and neutralize the effects of a Soros-funded organization. However, like the heads of the Hydra, when one is destroyed more will emerge to take its place, and in the case of ACORN it will be more groups bearing different names and acronyms.  

Metaphorically speaking, the only way to destroy America’s governing monster is to sever its immortal head, and the Democrat Party is that immortal head. And whether we like it or not, the Republican Party is the only weapon in our arsenal that can remove the socialist monster from power. Supporting Libertarian, Green, or even lesser third parties will only diminish the power of the electorate and ensure Democrat rule and a socialist dictatorship.  

Those who claim there’s not a dimes worth of difference between the two parties either aren’t paying attention, or they have some other agenda for parroting such misinformation. Take for instance the charge that the president and the Congress won’t listen to the will of the people and apply it to the previous administration:  

What happened when George W. Bush and the Republicans tried to push through the Dubai Ports deal? The people rose up in anger, flooded the White House and the Congress with letters, phone calls, faxes, and e-mails, and Bush withdrew deal.  

What happened when Bush and the Republicans tried to push through the controversial Supreme Court nominee, Harriet Myers? Again, the people rose up in anger, flooded the White House and the Congress with letters etc, Bush withdrew the nomination.  

And what happened when Bush and the Republicans tried to push through the McCain-Kennedy Immigration Reform Bill? Once again, the people rose up in anger flooded the White House and the Congress with letters etc, and the amnesty bill was abandoned.  

Now apply the same charge to the current Bread and Circuses administration:  

What happened when Brother O and the Democrats tried to pass the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, that massive Keynesian waste product commonly referred to as the Stimulus Bill? The people rose up in anger, flooded the White House and the Congress with letters, phone calls, faxes, and e-mails, only this time Congress passed the bill and Brother O signed it into law.  

What happened when Brother O and the Democrats tried to push through controversial Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor? Again, the people rose up in anger, flooded the White House and the Congress with letters etc, but this time the nomination was confirmed by the United States Senate and she’s an Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court.  

And what happened when Brother O and the Democrats tried to push through the health care reform bill, known as ObamaCare? Once again, the people rose up in anger, flooded the White House and the Congress with letters etc, only this time Congress passed the bill and Brother O signed it into law.  

Still think the parties are the same? Answer these questions:   

Which political party has tried to discredit the tea parties?  

Which political party has been slandering tea party activists?  

Which political party has called tea party protesters Astroturf and has falsely accused them in the national media of shouting racial invectives and of spitting on congressmen?  

And which political party stereotypes tea party activists as racists, homophobes, and bigots?  

Now if memory serves me well, didn’t the Congressman, for whom this amphitheater is named, stereotype his very own constituents as racist rednecks over the national media in 2008?  

What’s more, I can name several libertarian and conservative Republicans who champion those very principles the tea party movement supports:  free markets, fiscal responsibility, limited government, the original intent of the Constitution, and the sanctity of the rule of law, but I can’t name even one congressional Democrat who values those principles. Can you?  

Denial is not just a river in Africa, it’s also counter-productive. If Republicans don’t take back control of the House and Senate in the Midterm Election, Soros’ Democrat Party has plans to fix subsequent elections to permanently control America’s democratic process:  

First, they will grant amnesty to illegal immigrants and speed up their citizenship status to add millions of new Democrat voters.  

Next, they will use survey sampling instead of an actual head count for the census to increase the population figures for northeastern cities so their states will get more congressmen and more electoral votes to offset the population shift of the sunbelt states.  

Then they will eliminate the secret ballot in union elections to add more unions, which means more union members to vote Democrat.  

Finally, they will silence dissent over the Internet through Net neutrality regulations and over talk radio by establishing community advisory boards consisting of local political activists who will monitor radio programming for the FCC and rate whether the content meets community needs. The FCC will levy hefty fines and revoke licenses for low ratings.  

Under the guise of progress and compassion, socialism concentrates all the wealth in the hands of an oligarchy in the name of social justice; it reduces people to misery in the name of sharing resources and to ignorance in the name of science; it creates inequality in the name of equality and constructs a network of concentration camps in the defense of liberty.  

With disaster looming, are you going to wait until freedom is gone before you understand what freedom means? Are you going to wait until you have no future before you discover the purpose of life? It’s time to decide whether you will be free men or slaves.

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