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Colorado Governor Hickenlooper looks at November defeat thanks to lying about anti-gun ways
Coach is Right ^ | 7/20/14 | Doug Book

Posted on 07/20/2014 10:02:09 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax

Anyone wishing to explore the workings of the hoplophobic mind needs only consider the actions of the 2013, Colorado legislature. First time violators of the state’s new gun legislation face up to one year in prison. Yet a real life criminal who commits a felony while in violation of the law is subject to only 18 months. This makes an armed robber just 33% more worthy of punishment than the law abiding citizen who also happens to own a 20 round magazine. Disgraceful.

Yet Colorado politicos couldn’t have been happier with their knee-jerk attempts to intimidate Centennial State gun owners after the 2012 killings in Newtown, Connecticut. Included in the 2013 gun control legislation signed into law by Democrat Governor John Hickenlooper were requirements for universal background checks, new demands for mental health reporting and prohibitions against “large capacity” magazines—that is, of over 15 round capacity. (1)

Though it’s been a year since the law went into effect, Gov. Hickenlooper has spent the last few months running from his signature on it, not wanting to join 2 Democrats recalled from office and another forced to retire as a result of their own anti-gun ways. Last month, at an Aspen forum, Hickenlooper told sheriffs’ representatives that he had no idea that the overwhelming majority of their peers were so strongly opposed to the then, proposed legislation. It was news to Hickenlooper that these same representatives wanted to meet with him prior to his signing the legislation into law. (2)

He also had “no idea” that the overwhelming majority of the state’s...

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TOPICS: Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: banglist; colorado; coloradodems; coloradolegislature; guncontrol; gunrights

1 posted on 07/20/2014 10:02:09 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: Oldpuppymax

The only way for anti gun politicians to see the error of their ways is to make them pay.


2 posted on 07/20/2014 10:07:25 AM PDT by riverrunner
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To: riverrunner

Senate seat is more important but then it could set a top gov up for the other seat someday.


3 posted on 07/20/2014 10:12:30 AM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: Oldpuppymax

If he had “no idea” then he is too clueless for this job.


4 posted on 07/20/2014 10:16:05 AM PDT by Mr. K (Palin/Cruz 2016)
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To: Oldpuppymax

Chickenpooper is...never mind, I think I’ve said it all.


5 posted on 07/20/2014 10:16:45 AM PDT by x1stcav (Leftism is like rust. It corrodes twenty-four hous a day.)
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To: Oldpuppymax

People forget that Bloomberg used to be a REPUBLICAN.

But maybe he still is? He’s getting Democrats to drink the gun-control Kool-Aid that is resulting in their certain political deaths. This is fun to watch.


6 posted on 07/20/2014 10:21:03 AM PDT by BobL
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To: Oldpuppymax

Don’t worry Hickie. The union guys are on the way. They “fix” things.


7 posted on 07/20/2014 10:23:29 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: george76

FYI


8 posted on 07/20/2014 10:27:45 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: BobL

From what I’ve heard, Bloomberg ran for mayor of New York as a Republican because all the slots for democrat on the ballot were filled.

I’m not sure how New York City’s election laws work, but Bloomturd really wanted to be mayor and running as a Republican was the only way to get his name on the ballot (for a major political party).


9 posted on 07/20/2014 10:31:12 AM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (I don't want to feel "safe." I want to feel FREE!)
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To: Oldpuppymax

To paraphrase Marc Antony, “The evil that a politician accomplishes lives after them”

Now to get this travesty which is unenforcable removed may take years.


10 posted on 07/20/2014 11:00:06 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need more than seven rounds, Much more.)
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To: Oldpuppymax

Hickenlooper has learned that even “sensible” gun laws are unenforceable because people know that restrictions on our God-given right to keep and bear arms are illegitimate, that they are useless because criminals don’t follow gun laws, and that there is a penalty for offending decent people. Good riddance.


11 posted on 07/20/2014 11:03:30 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: Pollster1
I shall be a very happy camper if hick and udall get sent packing in November.
12 posted on 07/20/2014 11:15:44 AM PDT by MileHi
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation

That’s how I remember it too...the only way he could run was as a Republican.


13 posted on 07/20/2014 11:18:22 AM PDT by BobL
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To: Oldpuppymax
And being forced to support an anti-fracking bill that will look worse in November than it looks now.
14 posted on 07/20/2014 11:22:57 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: laplata; MileHi; dynachrome; Balata; bboop; BulletBobCo; Carley; ColoCowgirl; Colorado Doug; ...

Colorado Ping ( Let me know if you wish to be added or removed from the list.)


15 posted on 07/20/2014 11:55:02 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76

My leftist neighbor is sure to have the Chickenlooper signs out everywhere.


16 posted on 07/20/2014 11:59:25 AM PDT by MtnClimber (Just doing laps around the sun and shaking my head that progressives can believe what they do!)
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To: MileHi

I just sent some more money to Cory Gardner.

Udall and Hick were in southwest Colo. a few weeks ago and the turnouts were pretty pitiful.


17 posted on 07/20/2014 12:09:47 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Couldn’t we get it removed with a ballot measure? A bunch of signatures?


18 posted on 07/20/2014 12:31:53 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Uninstall Fascist Firefox. Get Pale Moon.)
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To: BobL
People forget that Bloomberg used to be a REPUBLICAN.

Bloomberg's wiki page says "A Democrat before seeking elective office, Bloomberg switched his party registration in 2001 to run for mayor as a Republican".

19 posted on 07/20/2014 12:37:06 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: Oldpuppymax; george76

“lying about anti-gun ways”

The “high capacity magazine”law is an example. Completely unenforceable. I have 30 rd. magazines. Did I buy them before the ban or did I drive to Kansas, or Wyoming or Nebraska,or Utah or........ and buy them? Idiot gov. chickeneffer can’t tell and neither can the LEO types. So FU hickenblooper.


20 posted on 07/20/2014 12:45:08 PM PDT by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: BobL; july4thfreedomfoundation
13 That’s how I remember it too...the only way he could run was as a Republican.

.. and somewhere along his 12-year watch as "Prince on the Hudson" he switched his party registration to (I) independent.

21 posted on 07/20/2014 1:11:40 PM PDT by MacNaughton ("... something wicked this way comes." 1606, Macbeth, Act IV Scene i, by the "Bard")
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To: dynachrome
or did I drive to Kansas, or Wyoming or Nebraska,or Utah or........ and buy them?

Personally, last week.....
I went to Wyoming.
22 posted on 07/20/2014 1:45:06 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Uninstall Fascist Firefox. Get Pale Moon.)
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