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Connecticut Governor Compares NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre To A 'Circus Clown'
Business Insider ^ | April 7, 2013 | Brett LoGiurato

Posted on 04/08/2013 12:14:50 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy had some harsh words for NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre on Sunday, comparing the gun lobby chief to "clowns at the circus."

Appearing on CNN's "State of the Union" with Candy Crowley, Malloy hit back at LaPierre over his dismissal of Connecticut's strict new gun laws.

"Wayne reminds me of the clowns at the circus. They get the most attention," Malloy said.

"And that's what he's paid to do. But the reality is is that the gun that was used to kill 26 people on Dec. 14 was legally purchased in the state of Connecticut, even though we had an Assault Weapons Ban. But there were loopholes in it that you could drive a truck through."

Malloy also noted poll after poll that show around 90 percent of Americans supporting a federal expansion of universal background checks.

--snip--

"Why should you be able to buy a gun? Or buy armor-piercing munitions? It doesn't make any sense....

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TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: assaultweaponsban; awb; connecticut; danmalloy; democrats; gunconfiscation
Hear that? "Why should you be able to buy a gun?" If GOA, the NRA and the rest don't use that in their ads, they're fools.
1 posted on 04/08/2013 12:14:50 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If I remember correctly Mr. LaPierre is the EVP, not the CEO.


2 posted on 04/08/2013 12:22:14 AM PDT by golux
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To: golux

You expect factual reporting from the left-wing media? Really?


3 posted on 04/08/2013 12:23:38 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
So much for civil discourse.

Or, so sayth the adherents of Saul Alinsky - all day, every day.

4 posted on 04/08/2013 12:30:16 AM PDT by jamaksin
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To: All

So says the prick dancing in the blood of dead children...


5 posted on 04/08/2013 1:24:21 AM PDT by Rodney Dangerfield ("I can see unhinged liberal media madness from my house!")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Cuomo is a circus family.


6 posted on 04/08/2013 1:30:25 AM PDT by BOOHA
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To: BOOHA

Malloy also noted poll after poll that show around 90 percent of Americans supporting a federal expansion of universal background checks.


So who’s he polling, his office staff and the local News Media?


7 posted on 04/08/2013 2:47:09 AM PDT by The Working Man
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So, according to Malloy, if “poll after poll” showed a majority of Americans wanted to send Jews to camps, it would be the right thing to do.

What these idiot leftist never understand is we live in a republic; not a democracy. We have a Constitution and part if it’s purpose is to protect us from a dictatorship of the masses.


8 posted on 04/08/2013 3:42:40 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: muir_redwoods
FUNNY....they didn't mind ignoring those same pols while foisting Obamacare on us!!!!
9 posted on 04/08/2013 4:01:43 AM PDT by ontap
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’d love to see ‘em in a debate.
Wayne would chew him up—these leftards have NEVER heard an opposing view.
EVER.


10 posted on 04/08/2013 4:05:57 AM PDT by Flintlock ("The British are coming" to TAKE OUR GUNS!--Paul Revere)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Clowns are nice, although I don't put much stock in the NRA....

I would rather be compared to a clown than a a POS treasonous bastard who would trade his liberty for perceived security.

what a dumbass political whore.

11 posted on 04/08/2013 4:09:12 AM PDT by SERE_DOC ( “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it.” TJ.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yesterday, I cancelled my players club cards at Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods. I am just trying to help the state address the traffic situation on Route 95 as I will no longer go to the CT.


12 posted on 04/08/2013 4:23:08 AM PDT by leprechaun9
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The reality is Governor that your new law will not stop it from happening again. The only thing it does is violate the Constitution of the United States of America.

Face reality your new law is just a play act to the idiot liberals of your state so that maybe you can get elected again.


13 posted on 04/08/2013 4:27:07 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I was just thinking what George Washington would do with a traitor like that. I think I know...


14 posted on 04/08/2013 4:45:17 AM PDT by Quickgun (I got here kicking,screaming and covered in someone else's blood. I can go out that way if I have to)
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15 posted on 04/08/2013 5:17:15 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

Leftist anti-gunowner cartoons in National Socialist America look very similar to leftist anti-Jew cartoons in National Socialist Germany.


16 posted on 04/08/2013 5:21:45 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: ArrogantBustard
You can say that again.

No American cartoonist would dare to draw such racist cartoons, except when the objects of their hatred are white.

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17 posted on 04/08/2013 5:52:02 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

Good post and sadly one that illustrates the main problem of conservatives, a media that opposes our views and ignores realities. Fox News, the closest network to being conservative, just can’t carry water for our cause, whether it be gun ownership, abortion, economics, voting rights, constitutional support or whatever. Our (and America’s) only hope is to find a means of educating the masses via a media readily accessible to all. The format must be appealing enough to invite viewership and interesting enough to retain interest. Perhaps even create a video game called “Loss of Rights” where one must exist in a progressively totalitarian state. This could be followed by a TV program called “A Life Lost” showing the lives of famous people who would have been aborted in today’s society.


18 posted on 04/08/2013 6:15:52 AM PDT by Boomer One
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

**** 90 percent of Americans supporting a federal expansion of universal background checks. ****

These laws are not designed to stop criminals from getting guns. They are designed to create a lot of new felony crimes in which honest people will run afoul of them and be declared felons, allowing the cops to CONFISCATE all firearms owned by the new lawbreaker.

In CT, NY and CO, many people went to sleep as honest citizens and woke up felons in their own homes without ever committing a crime.


19 posted on 04/08/2013 7:23:08 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (The murals in OKC are destroyed.)
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To: Boomer One
I remember a Bill Mauldin cartoon from 45 years ago after Bobby Kennedy was murdered.

It showed a mob with a loop around a handgun.

At the back of the crowd there is a criminal leaving and says...:They lynched my gun but let me go!


20 posted on 04/08/2013 7:27:40 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (The murals in OKC are destroyed.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I don’t even know who the Gov. of Connecticut is.

That’s how much his opinion counts to most of us.


21 posted on 04/08/2013 7:29:43 AM PDT by miserare
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