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Joe Biden to Meet With the NRA

RickG_Prov_RI Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 7:39 PM
I'm not expecting the NRA to go in and give away the farm to the VP. The dialogue is a necessary part of the process. This may be no more than a token gesture of civility on both parts but it is part of the compromise. I'll hold the vain hope that someone can get the point across that while Hope is necessary for a positive mental outlook on life it is not a strategy in and of itself. Banning guns and hoping that we're all going to play well in the sandbox is like promising 'Julia' we'll take care of her 'life' and hoping she won't become a slacker.
Jay Wye Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 8:22 PM
IMO,the NRA is all too willing to "compromise",and each time,they "compromise" away more of our rights.

LaPierre is a LOUSY spokesperson. He's the last person I'd send to this debate. He'll screw it up.
Jay Wye Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 8:23 PM
to the NRA,there IS NO line that cannot be crossed.

The National Rifle Association has accepted an invitation from the White House to engage in a discussion as part of Vice President Joe Biden's gun task force. More from The Hill:

Biden will meet Wednesday with gun-safety organizations and shooting victims groups and on Thursday will meet with gun ownership organizations and sportsmen who use guns recreationally, according to the White House.

NRA spokesman Andrew Arulanandam said the organization accepted an invitation received from the White House late Friday.

"We are sending a rep to hear what they have to...