Last chained-to-briefcase occasion, IIRC, was during Desert Shield ... I wasn't gonna say "No." then. Last foreign TDY was shortly after the death of Kim Il Song / ascention to the throne of Kim Yung Il. No briefcase IIRC; just some items from which not to be separated.Had I been presented with that kind of role, I would have declined.
There's something about a chainsaw ...
As well as having one hand unavailable for SD, even before the chainsaw.
I think I am pretty much on the correct page here. At least insofar as how I see things. But truth be told I know that I am doing so, and I think that a lot of other people may be doing so as well. That being, just trying to figure things out in terms of do I stick with the NRA at this point and hope that things will work themselves out in the end? Or do I bail? I do not think that anyone can deny that there is for lack a of a better term a lot of bad JuJu coming from that direction. Good, bad or otherwise, it is pretty hard to ignore.We need at least one active thread to discuss the NRA case. Close this if you must, but we still need one. My other thread didn't gain much traction, for whatever reason, so perhaps we can continue there? I find it disheartening that so few NRA members are aware of what's been going on for the last year+. I find it hard to reconcile how many folks claim to be hard-core pro-2A, and pro-freedom, and pro-etc., etc., yet, for something that matters as much as this...... crickets, for the most part.
All of the anti-WLP sentiment, while valid, is irrelevant when it comes down to it. This is bigger than WLP. Whichever way this NRA thing goes, there will be consequences, so it's best if we're as informed as we can be.
If anyone is interested in the goings-on in New York surrounding this case, I'll link the relevant documents here, as the other threads where these were mentioned are either now closed or live too far back for me to care to go look for them. Bottom line, the attempt by NRA members to intercede...www.1911forum.com
Politics feed upon itself. The only solution is for the NRA to put a cap on the number of years that directors can serve on the board, There has to be a constant stream of new blood with fresh ideas. Speaking from experience!Wayne has to go. And the NRA has to install a real honest to god board of directors with REAL oversight. Not one more damn dime of my money until this happens.
Not a director: exactly. There's a role for long-term positions ... they need to be staff ... tiny budgets, no authority outside their small department - strictly advisory. The role of a person that says ...Politics feed upon itself. The only solution is for the NRA to put a cap on the number of years that directors can serve on the board, There has to be a constant stream of new blood with fresh ideas. Speaking from experience!