“Santa Claus is coming to town –- and he’s got guns.
“The Scottsdale Gun Club is offering a rather unusual Christmas card photo opportunity this holiday season.
“For $10, those who are so inclined can have their photo taken with jolly old St. Nick –- and a high-powered rifle.
“Jingle bells … shotgun shells?
“Santa poses in front of an $80,000 Garwood minigun. In last week’s photo shoot, families, including children, could choose from an arsenal — pistols, semi-automatic AR-15s, and grenade launchers, said Ron Kennedy, the gun club’s general manager, in a statement.
“This is the second year the gun club has offered the deal. Hundreds of people reportedly lined up to get their photos taken last year.
I found more details here, at the Gun Club’s website. It’s $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers.
“More Americans now say that they disagree than agree with the tea party, and even those who live in districts represented by tea party congressmen are split over the movement, according to a new survey,” Politico is reporting.
“Twenty-seven percent of those surveyed say they disagree with the tea party movement, compared with 20 percent who agree with it, the Pew Research Center found.
“Opinion on the issue has flipped since a year ago, when 27 percent agreed and 22 percent disagreed with the movement.
“Even voters in districts represented by one of the 60 congressional Tea Party Caucus members were split on the movement. In these districts, 23 percent disagreed with the tea party, while 25 percent agreed.”
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