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    Rand Paul shunned by NRA over National Association for Gun Rights ties

    Insiders, however, say itís because of Mr. Paulís association with the National Association for Gun Rights (NAGR), a rival pro-gun rights umbrella group, that has angered other gun rights advocates, who accuse the group of misleading mailings and headline-stealing tactics.

    NAGR was founded by Mike Rothfeld, a direct mail prodigy and owner of Virginia-based Saber Communications, to which Mr. Paul and his political action committees paid $2.6 million for services during the 2014 election cycle. The Kentucky senatorís father, Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, paid Saber about $7.7 million for work it did for his 2012 presidential campaign, according to Federal Election Commission filings.

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    NRA shuns any organization that might jeopardize their bottom line~~~making money.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WalkingWolf View Post
    NRA shuns any organization that might jeopardize their bottom line~~~making money.
    Is it ironic that one criticism of the NAGR made by the NRA that I read was, basically, that the NRA accused the NAGR of being more concerned with fundraising than legislation?

    I guess when it comes down to it, I'd rather pay the NAGR to blow up legislator's fax machines with petitions than pay the NRA to slyly pass more bad gun bills.
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    Not a huge fan of Rand. I dislike him a little less knowing NRA isn't his fan....
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    Quote Originally Posted by stealthyeliminator View Post
    Is it ironic that one criticism of the NAGR made by the NRA that I read was, basically, that the NRA accused the NAGR of being more concerned with fundraising than legislation?

    I guess when it comes down to it, I'd rather pay the NAGR to blow up legislator's fax machines with petitions than pay the NRA to slyly pass more bad gun bills.
    NAGR is Dudley Brown's gig. Never did confirm who sent me more junk mail and e-mails begging for funds.

    Meanwhile, the Gun Owners of America has been very civil. They've gone the extra mile when the NRA failed to do so. Great organization!

    Check them out on Wikipedia and their website, here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by since9 View Post
    NAGR is Dudley Brown's gig. [ ... ]
    NAGR was founded by Mike Rothfeld, a direct mail prodigy and owner of Virginia-based Saber Communications.

    Rothfeld wrote The Real Nature of Politics and Politicians (after Lysander Spooner's 'The Real Nature ... '), one of the finest political essays I have read! And that's a bunch.
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