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FR EXCLUSIVE: re newspaper chain plans to publish info on concealed weapons permits
email for ceo of company ^ | 1-24-14 | Doug from Upland

Posted on 01/24/2014 2:14:01 PM PST by doug from upland

REGARDING THIS ARTICLE POSTED ON FR

This morning I followed up the article and sent an email to the CEO of CIVITAS MEDIA.

From: douglas XXXXXXX
Sent: Friday, January 24, 2014 2:11 PM
To: Michael Bush
Cc: JLawitz@cititasmedia.com
Subject: publishing data base of concealed gun permits

Mr. Bush:

If your group follows through with the idea of publishing information about those with concealed carry permits, will you allow me to run an ad in your newspapers that identifies the name and address of those among your 1400 employees that do not have such a permit? That would be a very lucrative ad for you.

...Doug

RESPONSE

----------Original Message----------

From: Michael Bush
Date: Jan 24, 2014 1:54:07 PM
Subject: RE: publishing data base of concealed gun permits
To: "dougxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx"

Civitas Media never had any plans or intentions of publishing in print or online lists of holders of “conceal and carry” permits. Nor will Civitas Media develop databases of permit holders. A poorly crafted internal memo meant to highlight editorial discussions and planning incorrectly indicated that such a database was being planned; it has been considered and rejected.

SIGNATURE AND LOGO FROM MICHAEL C. BUSH
President & CEO


TOPICS:
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; concealedcarry; guns

1 posted on 01/24/2014 2:14:01 PM PST by doug from upland
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To: doug from upland

good work Doug...


2 posted on 01/24/2014 2:15:45 PM PST by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: All

That is the ticket


3 posted on 01/24/2014 2:17:46 PM PST by veracious
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To: doug from upland

bump


4 posted on 01/24/2014 2:18:46 PM PST by VRW Conspirator ( 2+2 = V)
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To: doug from upland

Bull !
Why spend time and money on a research project at a newspaper unless you plan to publish it ?


5 posted on 01/24/2014 2:18:56 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: doug from upland

Right on, Doug. Good work!


6 posted on 01/24/2014 2:19:32 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: doug from upland

Great work, doug!! You put a stop to that nonsense, quick. Bravo!


7 posted on 01/24/2014 2:20:28 PM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: doug from upland
The pen is mightier than the concealed weapon (sometimes).
8 posted on 01/24/2014 2:22:24 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: doug from upland

Sounds like somebody put the fear of G-d in them. Good.


9 posted on 01/24/2014 2:22:43 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: doug from upland

10-4 Doug!
Freegards
LEX


10 posted on 01/24/2014 2:23:12 PM PST by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: doug from upland

I suggest we also start compiling a database of people in the media — publishers, editors, reporters, etc..


11 posted on 01/24/2014 2:24:22 PM PST by IronJack
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To: IronJack

And their political affiliations.


12 posted on 01/24/2014 2:30:09 PM PST by clamper1797 (Evil WILL flourish when good men WILL not act)
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To: doug from upland

Actually, I would like to know which elected-appointed federal/state/local politicians have gun permits.

Could be the ones with guns are advocating gun control?


13 posted on 01/24/2014 2:30:30 PM PST by Liz
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To: Liz

I like your idea. It might also be interesting to know which politicians and gun grab advocates have armed security details.

on another aspect, why are current and former police officers in gun grabber states allowed off duty weapons? If they need weapons for their jobs they should pick them up at roll call


14 posted on 01/24/2014 2:45:46 PM PST by John Galt's cousin (WTF? We couldn't rescue four men in Benghazi? Is our military IMPOTENT? ( /s ))
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To: doug from upland

....my guess is Mr Bush was quite busy today making phone calls to subordinates and others who by now wish to remain anonymous...*smiles*

Good job Doug


15 posted on 01/24/2014 2:46:33 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: doug from upland

“...the RIGHT of the People to keep AND BEAR arms shall NOT be infringed...”


16 posted on 01/24/2014 2:47:48 PM PST by faithhopecharity (C)
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To: doug from upland
WRAL in Raleigh, NC published a link where you could search on a street and find out how many CCW holders were on that street, and if their permit was active or had expired. The only thing missing was the actual house number and name...

On my street, I know 2 of the 3 of us who do...

17 posted on 01/24/2014 2:55:18 PM PST by Dubh_Ghlase (Therefore, send not to know For whom the bell tolls, It tolls for thee.)
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To: John Galt's cousin
I like your idea WRT uncovering which elected-appointed federal/state/local politicians have gun permits, and perhaps also advocating gun control.

It might also be interesting to know (1) which politicians and gun grab advocates have armed security details, and, (2) why current and former police officers in gun-grabber states are allowed off duty-weapons?

Heh---let's get all that info---could be a sweet PR nightmare for these people.

18 posted on 01/24/2014 2:57:21 PM PST by Liz
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To: doug from upland

Bravo Zulu Doug!


19 posted on 01/24/2014 3:19:16 PM PST by mongo141 (Revolution ver. 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: doug from upland
I, too, received the same email from Bush.

I pays to nip this sort of stuff in the bud.

And these follow-up emails ensued:

From: Dick Bachert [mailto:richard.bachert@comcast.net] Sent: Friday, January 24, 2014 4:43 PM To: Michael Bush Subject: Re: Bad idea Great!

That said, we shall continue to monitor your activities -- just in case the individual who constructed that "poorly crafted internal memo" has his/her word processor returned.

It might be safe to plug in your email server in a few days. It may take that long for the inbound traffic to subside.

Have a really great day and thank you for your response.

Dick Bachert

From: "Michael Bush"

To: "Dick Bachert"

Sent: Friday, January 24, 2014 4:48:28 PM

Subject: RE: Bad idea

Thank for writing back. It might be good for me to take a couple days off from email anyway! Thanks for the quotes below as well!>M

Mr. Bush,

You are more than welcome.

And let me wish you abundant success with Civitas -- with one qualifier: Do please to remember that, despite the growing abuses of it, we still have a Constitution, one key element of which is the FIRST AMENDMENT. If we should ever lose the SECOND AMENDMENT, the others will quickly follow. If you don't believe that, you need to study the history of what happens to a nation where the people are incapable of resisting a government run amok. There was even a time when Democrats embraced that view, to wit:

"The right of citizens to bear arms is just one guarantee against arbitrary government, one more safeguard against the tyranny which now appears remote in America, but which has historically has proved to be always possible." The late Senator – and presidential candidate -- Hubert Humphery (D Minnesota)

My humble little video on these vital topics is here if you can spare a few minutes in what has, I'm sure, become a rather busy day:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqw7kXG0kxU Regards,

Dick Bachert

"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors." Plato

Except for the 40%+ who still support obozo, these words have NEVER been more accurate.

*********************************** Several drinks over his capacity at his favorite Maryland horse track, Harry Hopkins, chief adviser to that hero of American "progressives", FDR, candidly blurted out to a group of reporters THE progressive formula for political success still the norm under Obozo, to wit: "We shall tax and tax, spend and spend and elect and elect. The people are too damn dumb to understand!"

Now who do you suppose those people might be?

************ All men lose when freedom fails, when good men rot in filthy jails. And those who cried "Appease, appease..." Are hanged by those they sought to please.

20 posted on 01/24/2014 3:20:21 PM PST by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: doug from upland

How in the world can this be legal?


21 posted on 01/24/2014 3:42:03 PM PST by DallasSun
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To: doug from upland

maybe we publish HIS home address and let the bad guys know if he does or doesn’t have a permit.

let’s also find out if their building has armed security (bet it does now).

expose the jerk for who he is.


22 posted on 01/24/2014 3:53:49 PM PST by ealgeone (obama, border)
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To: doug from upland

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/search?m=all;o=time;q=quick;s=newspaper


23 posted on 01/24/2014 4:28:01 PM PST by TomServo
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To: clamper1797

That would be easy; they’re all either Democrats or Communists. But I repeat myself ...

I was thinking more of publishing their home addresses, college transcripts, arrest records ... that sort of thing.


24 posted on 01/25/2014 6:26:45 AM PST by IronJack
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