Chance to win AK-47 draws hundreds to candidate's rally

Sunday, Sept. 27, 2009 2:50 PM
Last updated 7:37 PM
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GREENVILLE, S.C. — There's nothing like a clip of bullets and the offer of a free AK-47 to draw folks to a South Carolina political rally.

The Greenville News reported Sunday that some 500 people turned out at a shooting range a day earlier for Dean Allen's campaign launch. He wants to be adjutant general: the leader of the state's National Guard.

Attendees told the newspaper they wanted to support the Republican, and also win a sweepstakes for the semiautomatic AK-47. The person who does get it will have to undergo a background check.

People who paid $25 at the event got barbecue and ammo to use at the range for the so-called "machine-gun social."

Maj. Gen. Stan Spears, South Carolina's current adjutant general, has not announced plans to seek a fifth term.

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Grasshopper
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Grasshopper 09/27/09 - 02:11 pm
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"machine-gun social." A

"machine-gun social." A liberals nightmare!

DEVGRU
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DEVGRU 09/27/09 - 02:24 pm
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Love it.

Love it.

Brad Owens
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Brad Owens 09/27/09 - 02:45 pm
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Chicom, Yugo, or Hungarian?

Chicom, Yugo, or Hungarian?

ispy4u
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ispy4u 09/27/09 - 09:52 pm
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You have got to love the

You have got to love the people here. At least he knows what his people want.

RAWR
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RAWR 09/27/09 - 10:03 pm
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CLIP? -sigh-

CLIP? -sigh-

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