DISCLOSE Act Goes Down In Flames. For Now.

You gotta love the Progressives. They never give up. Today, the DISCLOSE Act failed to pass. The Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act would effectively muzzle most political action groups, advocacy organizations, and issue groups (except for the NRA, the Unions, and the AARP, all of which were exempted from the […]

Is the NRA Relevant?

My recent stories for TTAG about the National Rifle Association’s PR problems have hit something of a nerve. More specifically, members are up in arms about the NRA’s flirtation with Democratic House leader Harry Reid (links here and here). The palaver over the NRA’s “carve out” on the campaign finance DISCLOSE Act has also done little to […]

Reid’s NRA Endorsement Imminent?

Full disclosure: I’m a Life Member of the NRA. Full(er) disclosure: that could change, if the NRA keeps doing incredibly stupid things. Case in point, the idea that they might well endorse Harry Reid’s re-election campaign for the U.S. Senate in Nevada. Yep. That’s right. On the heels of their bailing on opposition to a […]

NRA + Harry Reid = Love Connection?

Say it isn’t so. Please. According to the New Orleans-based examiner.com, the National Rifle Association has endorsed the re-election campaign of U.S. Senate majority leader Harry Reid. Excuse me; I have to run to the restroom for a little Technicolor® yawn. Seriously, has the NRA taken leave of their ever-lovin’ minds? Apparently. And as one of their […]

Sarah Palin Reloaded. Again. Still.

You could say that ex-Alaska governor and current Republican agent provocateur is becoming increasingly bitter and twisted. Or you could say she’s developing a penchant for nasty-ass sarcasm. Either way, Palin is pushing back against allegations that her “RELOAD” Tweet and Facebook gun imagery were over-the-top. OK, inciting violence. Today’s Facebook entry tries to “make […]