Asheville Tea Party to host ‘Machine Gun Social’

From the Huffington Post:

A North Carolina Tea Party is getting creative with a fundraiser slated for next month.

On Sept. 29, the Asheville Tea Party is hosting a “Machine Gun Social” at an indoor arms range in Brevard, North Carolina.

According to the event’s flyer, attendees can give $25 for a 30-round magazine on a 9mm submachine gun of their choice — an HK MP5, an Israeli UZI or a Swedish I. Guests can spend $35 for 30 rounds on an AK47, while the most ambitious of Tea Party patriots can drop $50 for 30 rounds on an M16.


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0 thoughts on “Asheville Tea Party to host ‘Machine Gun Social’

    • mat catastrophe

      By the way, Chris Hayes noticed this and tweeted it today.

  1. Big Al

    Are these weapons automatic or semi-automatic? I would pay to fire an MP5 full auto, but
    semi-? BTDT.

  2. brebro

    That’s like $1.16 per round for the AK. Shop around for better prices online (like the Aurora shooter did) and you can get it for like 35

  3. bsummers

    No really – which Tea Party standard will they use for a target? My money is on the classic Obama-as-witch-doctor poster.

  4. Jeff

    Who’s the target?

    There’s a long list:

    * Education
    * Science
    * Sustainability
    * Logic
    * Truth
    * Compassion
    * Free thought
    * Fresh ideas
    * Understanding of history

    That’s just for starters. I don’t think I’ll be attending.

  5. Here are the certifiable nutjobs you need to worry about:
    …………………………..
    Suspect charged in shooting at Family Research Council headquarters
    “The Virginia man accused of shooting a security guard at the headquarters of a conservative lobbying group after saying, “I don

  6. john

    When liberal elitists tell us that we shouldn’t have guns–that’s when we really need them.

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