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Posted: 2/23/2013 4:58:44 PM
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He's up for reelection. This jackass, the pusher of assault weapons bans and 5-round mag limits:





Here's the problem: the NRA board election is done with acceptance voting. You can vote for up to 25 candidates from the list, and the 25 people with the most votes win. That makes it very hard to kick out specific members, because you have to get 25 other people with more votes.

Here's what we need to do: DON'T FILL IN OR MAIL YOUR BALLOT YET! We'll all need to choose 25 other people, and to have the best chances of knocking Joaquin Jackson off the board, we would ideally all choose the same 25. I don't want to tell anyone who to vote for, so instead I'm going to keep an updated list of candidates that members here like.

If you know one of the people running for the board, briefly post your experiences, and I'll copy them into the next few posts. Hopefully we can find 25 candidates who we feel are better suited than Joaquin Jackson. Similarly, if there are any more jokers like him running this year, let us know that too.





All the candidates running this year:

1. Joe M. Allbaugh
2. Bob Barr
3. Graham Hill
4. Susan Howard
5. Frank E. Bachhuber Jr.
6. Richard Childress
7. Pete Brownell
8. Marion P. Hammer
9. H. Joaquin Jackson
10. Oliver L. North
11. Larry E. Craig
12. Tom King
13. Johnny Nugent
14. Sandra S. Froman
15. Ted Nugent
16. Willie J. Robertson
17. George Kollitides
18. Dave Butz
19. Karl A. Malone
20. Don E. Young
21. Dwight D. Van Horn
22. James W. Porter II
23. Robert E. Sanders
24. Joel Friedman
25 Carol Bambery
26. Matt Blunt
27. Steven C. Schreiner
28. Jeffrey S. Crane
29. Lance Olson


Naughty List:

Larry Craig
Joaquin Jackson
Karl Malone


Arfcom-Approved:

Carol Bambery
Bob Barr
Matt Blunt
Pete Brownell - Founder of Brownells.com, ARF site sponsor.
Sandra S. Froman
Graham Hill
Tom King - President of the NYSRPA, and ARFCom member.
Oliver North
Johnny Nugent
Ted Nugent
Lance Olson
Willie J. Robertson
Steve Schreiner - Colorado gun rights activist.
Dwight D. Van Horn

Post your suggestions. We need 25 good guys.
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Well this reflects positively on the site and gun owners
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Can lifers vote or is it endowment and above.
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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:08:40 PM
WTF is this shit?

Why is a Fudd on the NRA board?
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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:08:48 PM
Originally Posted By Mach:
Can lifers vote or is it endowment and above.


Good question. I heard Endowment and above, so I upgraded my membership.

I haven't received anything about voting in the mail.
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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:09:13 PM

Originally Posted By rightwing87:
WTF is this shit?

Why is a Fudd on the NRA board?

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Originally Posted By Mach:
Can lifers vote or is it endowment and above.

lifers or membership for the last 5 years
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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:09:40 PM

Originally Posted By Mach:
Can lifers vote or is it endowment and above.

Lifers, above, and yearly members of at least 5 consecutive years.
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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:09:51 PM
Idiot.
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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:10:09 PM
Originally Posted By Ajek:
Originally Posted By Mach:
Can lifers vote or is it endowment and above.


Good question. I heard Endowment and above, so I upgraded my membership.

I haven't received anything about voting in the mail.


Ballot is in the current / new issue of the magazines... just got mine yesterday.

Safe to say Uncle Ted gets one of my 25.
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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:10:10 PM

Originally Posted By rightwing87:
WTF is this shit?

Why is a Fudd on the NRA board?

Because we haven't kicked them out yet.
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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:10:32 PM
I paid off my lifetime easy pay a few months ago

voting for board members was one of the things as a life member I was most looking forward to

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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:11:26 PM
When would the ballot have come? I am life member (since last year) and have not received my ballot as of yet.
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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:11:40 PM
Originally Posted By OiRogers:
Originally Posted By Ajek:

I haven't received anything about voting in the mail.


Ballot is in the current / new issue of the magazines... just got mine yesterday.


Thanks. I'm always a day or two behind getting my magazine for some reason.
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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:12:01 PM
Tag and yeah I'm surprised he is still on the board since that video has been around for a long time. [if it is thre same one. I didn't watch that one.
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Life can vote.
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What a fucktard.

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Fuck him
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Can lifers vote or is it endowment and above.

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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:12:32 PM
In.

Screw that guy.
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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:12:35 PM

Originally Posted By Redneck_in_Texas:
When would the ballot have come? I am life member (since last year) and have not received my ballot as of yet.

If you get the physical magazine, it will be in the March issue (my wife's came in the mail today). If you get the digital magazine, your ballot should arrive soon.
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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:13:22 PM
we don't need the Fudds re-elected
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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:15:38 PM
Thanks for the reminder. Bet there are lots of new life members this year. Vote this guy out!!

Also, isn't there a member here on the board? Can't think of his name at the moment, but he deserves our votes more than Jackson.
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Shit, I figured he was dead by now.
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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:16:10 PM
Suggest some more good guys who are up for election. We need 25 to make this work.
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I've only been an NRA member for about 8 months now, so I'm looking forward to voting for the Nuge, and not voting for anybody with the last name Jackson!
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In this fool needs to go .need to keep this on the First page
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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:17:22 PM

Originally Posted By 74novaman:
Thanks for the reminder. Bet there are lots of new life members this year. Vote this guy out!!

Also, isn't there a member here on the board? Can't think of his name at the moment, but he deserves our votes more than Jackson.

DirectAction (Joe Debergalis) was up for reelection last year.
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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:19:44 PM
Chuck Norris needs to 'brief' that fucking hypocrite.

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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:21:45 PM

Originally Posted By Redneck_in_Texas:
When would the ballot have come? I am life member (since last year) and have not received my ballot as of yet.

It comes inside your American Rifleman. I just got mine today.

We have been trying to get rid of him ever since he made that video, but he keeps getting the votes.
FWIW, he is just one of a large pro-gun NRA Board and hasn't had any effect on the direction of the NRA.

For a primer on voting strategy, see David Hardy's piece: http://armsandthelaw.com/archives/2013/02/nra_ballot_issu.php#comments

One clue in voting: if you cast the entire 25 votes that are allowed, you water down each of them. There's usually about 5 that I consider highly important, maybe even indispensable, to the organization, and then many more who would be good. But if I vote for the many more good ones, I increase the odds that one of them might displace the indispensable ones.



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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:22:25 PM
I didn't vote for phoenix fudd the last time.

I say we give uncle Ted the 25th vote.
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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:24:07 PM

Originally Posted By MochaJava:

Originally Posted By Redneck_in_Texas:
When would the ballot have come? I am life member (since last year) and have not received my ballot as of yet.

It comes inside your American Rifleman. I just got mine today.

We have been trying to get rid of him ever since he made that video, but he keeps getting the votes.
FWIW, he is just one of a large pro-gun NRA Board and hasn't had any effect on the direction of the NRA.

For a primer on voting strategy, see David Hardy's piece: http://armsandthelaw.com/archives/2013/02/nra_ballot_issu.php#comments

One clue in voting: if you cast the entire 25 votes that are allowed, you water down each of them. There's usually about 5 that I consider highly important, maybe even indispensable, to the organization, and then many more who would be good. But if I vote for the many more good ones, I increase the odds that one of them might displace the indispensable ones.



This is a different strategy than what we're trying here. We want to specifically kick out one person, not specifically protect one (or a couple) of people.

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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:24:23 PM
Why do people even vote for him anyway? I don't get the draw.
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I can't vote Get rid of this moron!
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Originally Posted By MadnessReigns:
what happened to Joe Debargolis?

yeah, I just noticed that all of his posts appear to have been deleted but his account is still active
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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:33:30 PM
Damnit, I left my magazine (and ballot) at camp this morning.

What the deadline?
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I hope I get a ballot this year, didn't get one last year.
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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:35:05 PM
I never have voted for the SOB.

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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:36:17 PM

Originally Posted By DanR:
Damnit, I left my magazine (and ballot) at camp this morning.

What the deadline?

April 14 is the deadline for the NRA to receive it from you.
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Addition to Good Guy list:
Make sure to vote for Steve Schreiner for the NRA board.
Hardcore black rifle advocate, gun rights activist here in Colorado for 20+ years. Hates communists and loves "assault rifles".
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Also good friends with and endorsed by Lt. Col. Robert K. Brown of Soldier of Fortune magazine. There was an article on Steve in SOF last year or the year before.

More info on Steve here:

http://www.sofmag.com/sof-endorsements-nra-board-directors

http://www.ammoland.com/2011/02/steve-schreiner-for-nra-board-of-directors/#axzz2K35pvd1I

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too bad there no provision in the NRA charter (or what ever you call it) to kick assholes like him, out on their ass.
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Posted: 2/23/2013 5:48:29 PM
Originally Posted By felrom:
Suggest some more good guys who are up for election. We need 25 to make this work.



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sure would be nice if all of the nominees or the NRA would fully disclose where they stand on the 2nd Amendment
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Tagged for the list so we can oust that fucker.

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This guy is a plant. He is a typical progressive. He can have them, but no one else. fuck him. Lets get his ass off the board.
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I get the electronic version of the magazine. Will they still mail me a ballot?
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Can we get a top 25 list for Arfcom to vote for?

or

There are 29 candidates, beside Joaquin, which other 3 need to go?

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Another one that has to go is Grover Norquist. Here is a part of just one of many articles written about him:

http://www.americanthinker.com/2010/03/grover_norquists_jihad.html

Grover Norquist's ties to Islamic supremacists and jihadists have been known for years. He and his Palestinian wife, Samah Alrayyes -- who was director of communications for his Islamic Free Market Institute until they married in 2005 -- are very active in "Muslim outreach." Just six weeks after 9/11, The New Republic ran an exposé explaining how Norquist arranged for George W. Bush to meet with fifteen Islamic supremacists at the White House on September 26, 2001 -- to show how Muslims rejected terrorism. Wrote TNR author Franklin Foer:

On the afternoon of September 26, George W. Bush gathered 15 prominent Muslim- and Arab-Americans at the White House. With cameras rolling, the president proclaimed that "the teachings of Islam are teachings of peace and good." It was a critically important moment, a statement to the world that America's Muslim leaders unambiguously reject the terror committed in Islam's name.

Unfortunately, many of the leaders present hadn't unambiguously rejected it. To the president's left sat Dr. Yahya Basha, president of the American Muslim Council, an organization whose leaders have repeatedly called Hamas "freedom fighters." Also in attendance was Salam Al-Marayati, executive director of the Muslim Public Affairs Council, who on the afternoon of September 11 told a Los Angeles public radio audience that "we should put the State of Israel on the suspect list." And sitting right next to President Bush was Muzammil Siddiqi, president of the Islamic Society of North America, who last fall told a Washington crowd chanting pro-Hezbollah slogans that "America has to learn if you remain on the side of injustice, the wrath of God will come."

It was Norquist who ushered these silver-tongued jihadists into the Oval Office of an incurious president after the worst attack ever on American soil. Instead of Hamas, Hezb'allah, and the Muslim Brotherhood, Ibn Warraq, Bat Ye'or, and Wafa Sultan should have been advising the president. Instead, at that September 26 meeting, Bush declared that "the teachings of Islam are teachings of peace and good." It was a critically important, historic incident. What should have been the most important teaching moment of the long war became a propaganda tool for Islam. A singular opportunity was squandered, and the resulting harm is incalculable.

Bush did this because he trusted Norquist, who vouched for these Muslim leaders. Yet "the record suggests," wrote Foer, "that [Norquist] has spent quite a lot of time promoting people openly sympathetic to Islamist terrorists." And this continued for years.


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