” A girls softball team is raffling off a handgun as a fundraiser and some parents don’t think that’s a good idea.
One person who only identified themselves as a disappointed parent sent Channel 2 Action News the flyer advertising a Taurus Judge revolver as the grand prize.
They believe this is an inappropriate fundraiser for a youth sports team, and some other parents agreed.
” I just think it’s not a good idea,” Diana Smith told Channel 2′s Carl Willis.
She’s not affiliated with the Georgia Heat Select ’05 team in Loganville, but her children play on the same fields at West Walton Park.
That’s where Willis found a wide range of opinions on the raffle supporting the group of 8- and 9-year-old girls.
” We play travel ball,” said Deccia Basti. “It costs enough as it is. You raffle anything you can.”
” People have a problem with just about anything nowadays,” said Kristin Hyers.
Amanda Allred didn’t see a problem as long as the weapon didn’t end up in the wrong hands.
“I think it’s perfectly fine. It’s raising money for a good cause,” she said.
According to the team mom, the Walton County Sheriff, some county commissioners, and Georgiacarry.org support the raffle. “
Good for these ladies . It is heartening to see that many parents do not have an unreasonable phobia towards guns , at least in the south . We have a feeling that if you tried that in the Statist northeast there would be an outbreak of apoplectic fits . Read more .
” Here are the key exchanges between Wallace and Axelrod:
Q. How soon after the attack did the President meet with the National Security Council, with people from state, with people from the…, the Director of National Intelligence, with all of the various people to try to sort out what happened in Benghazi?
A. Look. We are sorting out what happened there. Understand that the President the day after the attack called it an act of terror and charged everyone with responsibility for getting to the bottom of what happened.
Axelrod’s answer is clearly not responsive. He not only declines to answer the “how soon” part, he doesn’t even say that Obama has ever met with those about whom Wallace inquired. “
“That scandal is Mitt Romney talking candidly with supporters at a private fundraising diner caught on video.
Long-time partisan hack David Corn is trying to get traction for a series of unremarkable secret Mitt Romney videos by distorting the actual words spoken on the video – leaving some out of his story at Mother Jones – to make a story appear more sinister than the videos on their own are. Here’s Corn’s partisan spin:”
Read the whole thing and watch the videos for yourself .
“Mia Love is speaking Tuesday night at the Republican National Convention. We’re organizing a “Love Bomb” for the day of her
speech. The Love Bomb is about bringing supporters together to make a big difference in this race by raising $50,000 for Mia.”
Mr 1% collects from “the people” again
“Mr. Obama, who has made Mitt Romney’swealth a signature issue during this campaign season, had no problem hobnobbing with
wealthy New York and Hollywood figures who joined him in the spacious house in Westport
complete with swimming pool and badminton court within sight of Long Island Sound.
Two gold Oscar statues sat on shelves as Mr. Obama addressed 60 donors who forked over $
35,800 each for the privilege. Among the guests were Anne Hathaway, who played Catwoman in
“The Dark Knight Rises,” the new Batman film; Jerry Springer, the talk show host; Anna Wintour, editor of Vogue magazine; Joanne Woodward, the actress and widow of Paul Newman; Aaron Sorkin, creator of television shows like “The
Newsroom” and “The West Wing”; and Gov. Daniel P. Malloy of Connecticut.”
” Obama stiffs California city $35,000 while Romney pays his bill “
” The bill is already nearly two months overdue. The Democratic National Committee and Secret
Service are giving the city the old “Talk to them,No, talk to them” routine that would immediately get any real business operation on
the Better Business Bureau’s “Do Not Hire Again” list. “
If a republican is raising funds in the “Hamptons” with Perelman’s help there is trouble brewing for the democrats .
” The New York Times reports that Romney had a big fundraiser at Revlon chairman Ron Perelman’s house in the Hamptons over the
weekend. But just four years ago, Perelman maxed out for Barack Obama. according to federal
records. Why the change? Well, Perelman has also given a lot to Orthodox Jewish causes, and the Times says one of the people coming to Perelman’s house for the fundraiser had Israel on her
” Imagine if Bush had insulted his Latino guests like this.
Latinos with forks, that seems to be Obama’s newest fear. At least, that’s the case judging from his actions at this years National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO) luncheon since Obama had the Secret Service confiscate all the dinner forks from the participants at the June 22 event held in Orlando, Florida.
I guess Obama doesn’t worry about millions of illegal immigrants taking our jobs, getting free schooling and social services, but he’ll be darned if they’ll be allowed to eat dinner with forks like a civilized person, at least not with him around, anyway.
Several participants Tweeted that butter knives were banned outright and forks were confiscated as soon as the diners finished eating and before the President entered the room to speak. ”
Someone isn’t feeling the love these days , I guess …. LOL
“When asked what she planned to serve, she said: “Pizza! But, we’ll be serving it on sterling silver plates!”
The price of admission isn’t for those on a budget. $40,000 buys access to the cocktail reception, formal photo with Obama and dinner. $10,000 buys dinner and a photo”
Talk about tone-deaf