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  1. #11
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2003


    Quote Originally Posted by Steve Amrein View Post
    I think the biggest turn off for me with DU and NRA is the constant plea for $$ . Send me a bill or email once a year and I send you money. Don't piss away 95% of what I sent in on getting it again next year. Heck I will even buy the subscription to the mags. I guess the address labels are nice for Christmas cards.

    I like the representation and the organized effort.

    BTW I did ask if I could be taken off the mailers, givaways and they said it will cost more to do that than sending me the stuff.

    Maybe I should start sending more.

    I am a life member but constanly hanging up on them calling in the evening....I to get tired of the constant WE NEED YOUR MONEY BS. If it is that important send me a letter in the mail and I will read it eventually and make the determination on my time when I decided to address the issue...not during the time of the day I am trying to relax and unwind.

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  3. #12
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Pac NW


    I expect to be left alone & can be rude when called, this includes political campaigns - dropped NRA when Tonya? was the legislative person - just got tired of a constant crisis when there was not one. Did rejoin this year. DU is not my bag because of their overpay of the Executive Director, but do have a really nice cribbage set my wife & I use which was purchased at a silent auction many years ago. I do Rocky Mountain Elk though I do not hunt big game as I believe a healthy Elk population is a sign of a system in balance.

    I also just don't send money, I do a lot on our property & through the citizen process to show what a good citizen a gun packer can be.

    Marvin S

    Everyone's friend is No One's friend

    Someday your life will flash before your eyes. It's your responsibility to make sure it's worth watching!

  4. #13
    Senior Member duckheads's Avatar
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    Dec 2004
    NW Indiana


    life member and just signed the wife up. she also just signed up for CC permit which indiana is now offering a lifetime permit.
    CPR HRCH Scott's Sweet Brandy
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  6. #14
    Senior Member BrianW's Avatar
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    May 2005
    Athol, North Idaho


    Quote Originally Posted by dixidawg View Post
    Life member regards....
    Same here
    "It's not that government is inherently stupid, although that's a debatable question."
    Rand Paul CPAC speech 2011

    I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it. Thomas Jefferson to Archibald Stuart, 1791
    Proud partner of (HR) WR SR Brian's 44Magnum Monster
    co-owned by HR Rianne's 2nd Chance Hurricane Rebel

  7. #15
    Senior Member Goose's Avatar
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    Oct 2003
    McKinney, Texas



    Rest assured the NRA isn't getting any of Dear Leader's stimulus money. I've given money to the NRA-ILA and will do so again. Don't be too hard on them constantly looking for donations. It's their life blood.

  8. #16
    Senior Member twall's Avatar
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    Jun 2006


    I've been a member for a number of years now. We had a guy come into work with his Life Member jacket and I made a comment about. He said he never realized you could pay in installments. When he found out he took the plunge.

    These days I don't want to be in debt to anyone. I'd pay off my mortgage if I could. I think I'll take that money I just "saved" on the life membership and buy another gun or a few kegs of powder.

    Tom Wall

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