Leaked Documents Allege the NRA Has Been Spending $100,000 a Day on Lawyers – Slate

I’m a blogger, not an investigative reporter. But I’ve got a good sense for numbers. So let’s see 35 million dollars a year on lawyers, 42 million dollars a year to an advertising agency, 60 million dollars towards the campaign of Donald Trump. that’s a lot of money for one nonprofit organization!

The NRA went from a gun safety organization to an organization that protects mass murders and their perpetrators.

the NRA and gun rights organizations in the US love to say that their rights are inalienable under the second amendment. Have we ever looked at the wording of the second amendment? The first words are a “well regulated militia”, regulations are in the first few words of the amendment. It was never meant to be an all out flooding of the market with high capacity and armor piercing bullets. Military-style weapons should be in the hands of the military. their arguments make as much sense as saying that we all have the right to have our own private nuclear Arsenal.

And as far as these leaked documents, they’re coming from Oliver North, one of the sleaziest people that we have had to deal with since the Reagan Era. He was the guy who sold weapons 2 hide from Congress the funding of an illegal act. Wayne LaPierre you go to bed with dogs you’re going to wake up covered in fleas.

The NRA has become a merchant of death and a very corrupt one at that.

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The bloody hand of Wayne LaPierre.

NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre at the 148th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits on April 27, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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This is the portrait of Donald Trump that his charity bought for $20,000 – The Washington Post

I hope that NBC likes the portrait since they paid for it. It came out of the Trump foundations covers which have not been replenished by Trump’s own money since 2008. It seems that in order to make Donald Trump look better on his show The Apprentice and BC gave his foundation and half a million dollars so that he could look generous when he fired people. Hand I guess he thought that a giant portrait of himself would not be too much and that’s where Donald Trump is different from everybody else.

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2016/11/01/this-is-the-portrait-of-himself-that-donald-trump-bought-with-20000-from-his-charity/?wpisrc=nl_politics-pm&wpmm=1

Speed painter Michael Israel, white shirt, poses at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Florida in front of a painting he made of Trump. Trump spent $20,000 that belonged to his charity — the Donald J. Trump Foundation — to buy the six-foot-tall portrait. (Michael Israel)

President Obama, first lady pay $81,000 in taxes on $436,000 of income, donated 15% to charity

Barack and Michelle Obama donated 15% of their income to charity. Also living in the White House is not free. They have to pay for the staff salaries and food for the first family.
It is four times what Bernie and Jane Sanders gave. I wonder how much Mitt Romney would have paid if he were in the White House?
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http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/04/15/obama-first-lady-pay-81000-in-taxes-on-436000-income.html

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