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Old June 27, 2011, 01:46 PM   #1
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Brady Campaign

Do you guys ever visit their WEB site?

I noticed that Plaxico Burress has joined them and is being used in their propaganda campaign. Also, they have a big push to outlaw “assault clips” whatever those are. The amazing thing is the influence this organization seems to have with some groups when you consider the level of misinformation and incompetence. I am not sure after visiting their site if I want to laugh, cry or bathe.
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Old June 27, 2011, 02:44 PM   #2
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Old news. Of course, professional football players are experts on gun safety, just like they're experts on the humane treatment of animals.

The Brady Campaign is growing increasingly irrelevant. Their cash flow has dwindled to a trickle, and they'll grab at whatever straws they can.

There was a time when they could influence national policy, and when they were an entity to be feared. That time has pretty much passed.
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Old June 27, 2011, 02:52 PM   #3
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Hmm, interesting that their entire 2010 PAC effort (all $7,500 of it) was funded by a single guy - their Board Chair, Michael Wolkowitz.
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Old June 27, 2011, 05:51 PM   #4
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They are reaching because the anti gun movement is being swamped right now. The Brady site is a joke if you actually break down the stats...
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Old June 27, 2011, 08:17 PM   #5
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The Brady Campaign is growing increasingly irrelevant. Their cash flow has dwindled to a trickle, and they'll grab at whatever straws they can.
They are certainly losing the battle at this point, but I still check out their site on a regular basis. Irrelevant they might be, they certainly aren't going to go away.
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Old June 27, 2011, 09:33 PM   #6
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I don't visit hate web sites. They can do without my clicks.
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Old June 28, 2011, 05:18 PM   #7
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Kind of like when people poll actors and moviestars on this sort of thing. You're an entertainer. No one cares about your politics.
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Old June 28, 2011, 05:29 PM   #8
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The Brady Campaign - same information people line the bottom of bird cages with...
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Old June 28, 2011, 07:56 PM   #9
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Plaxico Burress seems to be conducting a PR campaign to rehabilitate his image and this is simply one more PR move.

Every time I hear about the "assault clip" I think of the overly aggressive "Clippy" in the old Microsoft Office who would assault users with his intrusive behavior.
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Old June 28, 2011, 08:00 PM   #10
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The Brady Campaign is growing increasingly irrelevant. Their cash flow has dwindled to a trickle, and they'll grab at whatever straws they can.
The graphic shows the dramatic decrease in PAC income and contributions and is very interesting. I assume, however, that they raise and spend money other than through the PAC. Still, it would seem to be an indicator their overall income is way down.
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Old June 28, 2011, 10:01 PM   #11
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Every time I hear about the "assault clip" I think of the overly aggressive "Clippy" in the old Microsoft Office who would assault users with his intrusive behavior.
...and one day, he just snapped. Poor little guy.

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Old June 29, 2011, 03:50 AM   #12
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@Tom, I had to steal Your "Clippy" image.
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Old June 29, 2011, 06:18 AM   #13
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I am so shamelessly stealing that!
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Old June 29, 2011, 06:34 AM   #14
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The Assault Clippy is hilarious. I may have to steal it as well.

Plaxico did something (a few things) stupid and shot himself. He would be more likely to learn how to avoid such things from the NRA than the Brady Bunch, but there are worse things he could be doing than going around telling kids not to be stupid with guns.
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Old June 29, 2011, 09:43 AM   #15
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"Hi, kids, my name is Plaxico Burress. Don't do stupid things with guns, or you'll go to jail, and when you get out you'll have to do crappy community service projects like this."
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Old June 29, 2011, 12:14 PM   #16
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Absolutely beautifully Tom. With you permission I would to use it
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Old June 29, 2011, 01:40 PM   #17
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I admit it.

I have just stolen "Clippy" as my new email sig!
(doncha just love all us honest crooks! )
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Old June 29, 2011, 02:31 PM   #18
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Lol reminds me of this.

Plaxico Burress on gun safety:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpgL5kuBpMA
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Old June 29, 2011, 03:51 PM   #19
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Plaxico Burris on gun safety = stupid video (IMHO)...
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