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13 Things Gun Lobbyists Could Buy Instead Of Washington

In 2012, the NRA and its subsidiaries spent more than $3 million lobbying government employees. The result: Congress has done NOTHING to make this country safer. It's time for us to raise our voices against gun violence. Sign the world's first voice petition at www.voicesagainstviolence.com This money could be put to such better use.

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1. This Ryan Gosling Coloring Book for Every Adult in America. Price: $13

2. 600 Pairs of '85 Nike Vintage Air Jordans

One pair: $499.99
Via ebay.com

One pair: $499.99

3. 150 Million McRibs

MmmmcPerfect (and only $1.99).
Via blogs.laweekly.com

MmmmcPerfect (and only $1.99).

4. 230 Hermés Basketballs

Price tag? A cool $12,900
Via complex.com

Price tag? A cool $12,900

5. 3,000 Baby Bengal Tigers

Via jukani.co.za

The pet of your dreams for only $1,000 (according to bornfreeusa.org).

6. 14 Bottles of the Most Expensive Perfume in the World

Who are we kidding? They'll still smell like bull$hit.For $215,000/ bottle you can smell for yourself. Delivery via Rolls-Royce.
Via currentdose.com

Who are we kidding? They'll still smell like bull$hit.

For $215,000/ bottle you can smell for yourself. Delivery via Rolls-Royce.

7. A Set of 1,000 Pogs for 120K People

Via childrenofthenineties.blogspot.com

Going rate: $25/ set on Ebay.

8. 2 McLaren P1s

Via editorial.autos.msn.com

At only 1.15 million each, they'd still have 700K leftover!

9. We could send Roy Hibbert to Georgetown at least 17 more times!

Via cdn1.sbnation.com

SMH, NRA, SMH.

$176,000 for 4 years of dominance.

10. President's Obama's Salary for Almost 2 Full Terms

Via latimes.com

Obama rocks a $400,000 salary (not including presidential perks).

11. 5 Islands in Lake Mjörn, Sweden

No one to lobby here...$572,000 each, leaving $140,000 for a rather nice rowboat.
Via businessinsider.com

No one to lobby here...

$572,000 each, leaving $140,000 for a rather nice rowboat.

12. 815,000 Rolls of Duct Tape

Best $3.68 you can spend. Fixes everything, right?
Via amazon.com

Best $3.68 you can spend. Fixes everything, right?

13. Detroit?

Seems like a reasonable offer...
Via businessinsider.com

Seems like a reasonable offer...