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Rudy finds chilly reception in Colorado
Rocky Mountain Gun Owners ^ | April 17, 2007 | RMGO

Posted on 04/20/2007 8:26:41 PM PDT by MtnClimber

Hosted at the mansion/home of former Denver Nuggets star Kiki Van De Weghe, the event was meant as a strict money gatherer for Giuliani's frontrunner campaign.

Only one problem: Giuliani is adamantly anti-gun, with a record to prove it.

Being the first in a series of collaborative efforts between Rocky Mountain Gun Owners and the National Association for Gun Rights, we wanted this one to be a surprise (to both the organizers of the event and the attendees). Rest assured we'll let you know when there is another event.

A small number of hardcore RMGO activists met outside the Cheeseman Park mansion, where valet attendants waited for the rich (tickets were $4000+ apiece for the personal discussion) to meet with the former New York mayor.

Dressed in nice clothes, with smiles on our faces, we handed out this flyer (http://www.nagr.org/Giuliani.pdf) to the fatcats as they walked in.

Thinking we were part of the event staff, they happily took the flyer as we said "If you care about your right to own firearms you'll want to see the incredible anti-gun record of Mayor Giuliani's."

Responses always vary, but few refused the flyer. Even John Elway read it, and seemed to be shocked by the label of "Liberal" on a Republican.

You can read the Rocky Mountain News account of the event here.

Friends, this kind of thing hurts politicians. It's extremely demoralizing to a politician and their staff when people aren't fawning all over them, trying to shake their hand, get a picture with them, and "get access" to someone with the kind of star power a frontrunner for president generates.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism
KEYWORDS: banglist; chilling; communism; elitist; giuliani; guncontrol; rudy; stoprudy2008
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This guy is a Republican in NY simply because he is slightly to the right of Marx. The democrat contenders are probably to the left of Marx. Thompson/ Paul Tancredo where are you when you are needed most?
1 posted on 04/20/2007 8:26:42 PM PDT by MtnClimber
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To: MtnClimber
MOre from the site:

Even more effective is the affect this kind of activity has on politicians and political operatives who attend these events. They see an organized group going after someone who could become the next President of the United States. If a group has the guts to go after someone with that kind of power, they certainly will go after a State Legislator who votes wrong. It can do nothing but improve their behavior.

It's a shame that we have a republican candidate for which we pretty much HAVE to show up and picket and agitate against in order to send the "right" message to our local officials.

It's going to be pretty demoralizing having to picket our candidate while sending him money and voting for him. Please don't make us go through with it, republican primary voters!!!!

2 posted on 04/20/2007 8:31:50 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: MtnClimber

This guy is a Republican in NY simply because he is slightly to the right of Marx. The democrat contenders are probably to the left of Marx.


Very well stated. You have Rudy perfectly bracketed. I still do not know why he is not a DemoRat.


3 posted on 04/20/2007 8:31:58 PM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: MtnClimber

EXCELLENT!


4 posted on 04/20/2007 8:34:32 PM PDT by conserv8ive1 (Rudy and the Bots...blasting off to oblivion.)
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To: MtnClimber

Setting aside the merits (or lack thereof) of the linked scribe, since when did some gun nut’s blog belong in the News/Activism forum of FR?


5 posted on 04/20/2007 8:35:22 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: FreeInWV; Reagan Man; Fierce Allegiance; EternalVigilance; B Knotts; Kimberly GG; Sun; ...

Stop rudy 2008 ping!

Email NapkinUser to be added or removed from this list!

http://www.freerepublic.com/~napkinuser/in-forum

It would be great if more people adopted this tactic - get the truth out about giuliani at his fundraising appearances.


6 posted on 04/20/2007 8:36:52 PM PDT by flashbunny (<--- Free Anti-Rino graphics! See Rudy the Rino get exposed as a liberal with his own words!)
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To: hole_n_one

It’s news, and they’re taking part in grass roots activism.


7 posted on 04/20/2007 8:37:38 PM PDT by flashbunny (<--- Free Anti-Rino graphics! See Rudy the Rino get exposed as a liberal with his own words!)
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To: hole_n_one

It reads like activism/news to me.


8 posted on 04/20/2007 8:40:19 PM PDT by kinoxi
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To: hole_n_one

Where do I start? It was in the news. It is activism...

I should note that golf is not protected in the Constitution. It probably takes away from the work needed to support the obese, bloated state.


9 posted on 04/20/2007 8:42:18 PM PDT by MtnClimber (Voting for the lesser of two evils is still voting for evil.)
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To: flashbunny

The Big Chill


10 posted on 04/20/2007 8:43:03 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ( Hunter/Thompson/Thompson/Hunter in 08! Or Rudy/Hillary if you want to murder conservatism)
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To: kinoxi; flashbunny; MtnClimber
It's a blog.

No more, no less.

Let's all post whatever blogs we find in whatever FR forum we want.......

Won't that be fun?

11 posted on 04/20/2007 8:44:37 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: hole_n_one
Do you suggest no Malkin or LGF as well?
12 posted on 04/20/2007 8:46:53 PM PDT by kinoxi
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To: flashbunny
Rudy finds a chilly reception in Colorado

No global warming in my state.

13 posted on 04/20/2007 8:48:02 PM PDT by Reagan Man (FUHGETTABOUTIT Rudy....... Conservatives don't vote for liberals!)
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To: hole_n_one
It's a blog

RMGO is not a blog, its Colorado's most stalwart 2nd Amendment organization.

14 posted on 04/20/2007 8:48:43 PM PDT by AdamSelene235 (Truth has become so rare and precious she is always attended to by a bodyguard of lies.)
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To: hole_n_one

Rudy is an authoritarian.

No more.

No less.

Rudy swapping a dress.

Probably with Hillary, no less.....

The Republicans deserve to lose if they nominate Rudy.


15 posted on 04/20/2007 8:49:12 PM PDT by MtnClimber (Voting for the lesser of two evils is still voting for evil.)
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To: hole_n_one; kinoxi; flashbunny; MtnClimber
It's a blog. No more, no less. Let's all post whatever blogs we find in whatever FR forum we want....... Won't that be fun?

What's the matter hole n one? Did someone diss your favorite liberal Rino Rudy? This is activism, therefore it belongs where it is. If you have a problem with it, report it to the admin and if you are correct they will move it.

16 posted on 04/20/2007 8:49:43 PM PDT by calex59
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To: hole_n_one
...some gun nut’s blog

You consider an organization, representing gunowners in Colorado, defending the Constitution to be "some gun nut"?

I think you are on the wrong website.

17 posted on 04/20/2007 8:51:27 PM PDT by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: calex59
I have yet to pick my favorite liberal Rino.......

I don't want to rush into it.

18 posted on 04/20/2007 8:52:04 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: hole_n_one

Doesn’t look like a blog to me. Maybe you’re on the wrong website. And by that I mean this one.


19 posted on 04/20/2007 8:53:37 PM PDT by Sir Gawain
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To: hole_n_one
“...since when did some gun nut’s blog belong in the News/Activism forum of FR?”

Got something against gun nuts?

20 posted on 04/20/2007 8:53:56 PM PDT by dmw (Conservatives do NOT vote for liberals.)
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To: MtnClimber
If anyone wants to know what Rudy believes regarding taxpayer (aka you and I) funded abortions for poor women, watch THIS
21 posted on 04/20/2007 8:56:42 PM PDT by epow
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To: MtnClimber

22 posted on 04/20/2007 8:56:59 PM PDT by M203M4 (Constitutional Republic has a nice ring to it - alas, it's incompatible with the communist manifesto)
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To: hole_n_one
I went ahead and posted the news article associated with this event (the event was actually cancelled at the last minute, so Rudy didn't confront the protestors, but they are mentioned in the article about the cancellation).

See Giuliani Event off because of killings

23 posted on 04/20/2007 8:57:14 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: dmw
Got something against gun nuts?

I've got nothing against them because I are one!

I only own one gun but I'm nuts about that second amendment.

24 posted on 04/20/2007 9:00:48 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Remember and pray for SSgt. Matt Maupin - MIA/POW- Iraq since 04/09/04)
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To: epow
If you want to know what Rudy plans for handgun owners take a look at THIS
25 posted on 04/20/2007 9:02:24 PM PDT by epow
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To: hole_n_one
Giuliani event off because of killings (Gunowners, pro-lifer Protest event)

Search for the headline above, it tells this story in more detail, this is indeed news and activism. Thanks.

26 posted on 04/20/2007 9:02:54 PM PDT by calex59
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To: Graybeard58

“I’ve got nothing against them because I are one!”

Me to! ;^)


27 posted on 04/20/2007 9:03:23 PM PDT by dmw (Conservatives do NOT vote for liberals.)
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To: MtnClimber
I don’t know if Rudy is the man but the GOP needs a fighter. The next election will be a brawl like no others. The Dems have already fought their way into both the House and Senate and have done it shamefully. The GOP needs somebody to meet and fight them on every plain of existence, if only to point out their shamelessness treachery.
28 posted on 04/20/2007 9:05:23 PM PDT by Blind Eye Jones
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To: calcowgirl; Sir Gawain
I think you are on the wrong website.

Maybe you’re on the wrong website. And by that I mean this one.

Who knew that for the past 9+ years I should have been elsewhere.

Thanks for the heads up!

29 posted on 04/20/2007 9:05:53 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: MtnClimber
We like our guns here in Colorado and we don't need no steenken' New York RINO to tell us we can't "lock and load!"

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

30 posted on 04/20/2007 9:05:54 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: MtnClimber
The Republicans deserve to lose if they nominate Rudy ( Rutootsie )( tootsie cross dressing ) Juliani
31 posted on 04/20/2007 9:07:21 PM PDT by Prophet in the wilderness (PSALM 53 : 1 The FOOL hath said in his heart , There is no GOD .)
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Not all Republicans carry, use, or own guns. And most voters could care less what RMGO thinks. Keep bashing your only hope for 2008.


32 posted on 04/20/2007 9:07:22 PM PDT by CTSeditor
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To: hole_n_one
You sound like you're just pissed because Guiliani sucks like the gun-grabbing liberal he is.

Republicans in flyover country don't want scumbag yankee RINOS for candidates.

33 posted on 04/20/2007 9:07:37 PM PDT by Centurion2000 (Killing all of your enemies without mercy is the only sure way of sleeping soundly at night.)
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To: goldstategop
Didn't know you moved to Colorado.

Hi neighbor! Where abouts are you?

34 posted on 04/20/2007 9:09:05 PM PDT by Reagan Man (FUHGETTABOUTIT Rudy....... Conservatives don't vote for liberals!)
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To: EagleUSA

“I still do not know why he is not a DemoRat.”
He once was. He changes political parties like he changes wives. Whenever it suits him.


35 posted on 04/20/2007 9:09:15 PM PDT by takenoprisoner (JulieAnnie: someone who lacks identity with country of origin and gender)
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To: MtnClimber

Rudy Julie Annie will never get the GOP nomination.


36 posted on 04/20/2007 9:10:25 PM PDT by no dems (To: Our GOP Prez, Congress of big-spenders, crooks, and pedophiles: You failed us miserably.)
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To: hole_n_one

since when did some gun nut’s blog belong in the News/Activism forum of FR?

You have that all backwards, gun nuts are the ones who oppose the second amendment.

Those who support the second amendment, are known as patriots.


37 posted on 04/20/2007 9:11:06 PM PDT by upsdriver (DUNCAN HUNTER FOR PRESIDENT!!!!)
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To: Reagan Man
Hey neighbor! I'm down in Salida, a good distance from the ski resorts, Denver and Colorado Springs. This is a small mountain town.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

38 posted on 04/20/2007 9:11:25 PM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: CTSeditor
Keep bashing your only hope for 2008.

Interesting phrase considering you could have said Keep bashing our only hope.

39 posted on 04/20/2007 9:11:29 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Remember and pray for SSgt. Matt Maupin - MIA/POW- Iraq since 04/09/04)
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To: CTSeditor
“Keep bashing your only hope for 2008.”

Our ONLY hope for 2008? ROTFLOL! You are living in fantasy land FRiend.

40 posted on 04/20/2007 9:11:57 PM PDT by dmw (Conservatives do NOT vote for liberals.)
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To: CTSeditor

I one other person in that dorm at Virginia Tech would have had a concealed handgun permit with a handgun, the death toll would have been much lower.


41 posted on 04/20/2007 9:12:26 PM PDT by no dems (To: Our GOP Prez, Congress of big-spenders, crooks, and pedophiles: You failed us miserably.)
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To: dmw

Note my reply at #39. He didn’t say “our” he said “your”.

Quite telling.


42 posted on 04/20/2007 9:14:02 PM PDT by Graybeard58 (Remember and pray for SSgt. Matt Maupin - MIA/POW- Iraq since 04/09/04)
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To: Graybeard58
Interesting phrase considering you could have said Keep bashing our only hope.

Hmmmmm. Great observation.
43 posted on 04/20/2007 9:14:18 PM PDT by no dems (To: Our GOP Prez, Congress of big-spenders, crooks, and pedophiles: You failed us miserably.)
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To: no dems

Correction to Post #41:

“If one other person......”


44 posted on 04/20/2007 9:15:29 PM PDT by no dems (To: Our GOP Prez, Congress of big-spenders, crooks, and pedophiles: You failed us miserably.)
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To: flashbunny

Comprehensive List of Handguns *NOT* Outlawed by Mayor Rudy Giuliani
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1806614/posts


45 posted on 04/20/2007 9:16:43 PM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: upsdriver
You have that all backwards, gun nuts are the ones who oppose the second amendment.

Those who support the second amendment, are known as patriots.

Nicely stated.

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I regret my "gun nut" characterization .........

My blog characterization stands.

46 posted on 04/20/2007 9:17:24 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: CTSeditor

“Your” only hope, since you’re not including yourself in the mix?

A new york liberal isn’t our only hope, or any type of hope for that matter.


47 posted on 04/20/2007 9:17:27 PM PDT by flashbunny (<--- Free Anti-Rino graphics! See Rudy the Rino get exposed as a liberal with his own words!)
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To: CTSeditor
“Not all Republicans carry, use, or own guns. And most voters could care less what RMGO thinks”

Maybe all voters don’t, but 65,000,000 gun owners do and they are going to kick anti-gun Rooty’s a$$ at the polls and send that liberal sissy back to NYC to play dress-up with his queer friends!

48 posted on 04/20/2007 9:20:33 PM PDT by Beagle8U (FreeRepublic -- One stop shopping ....... Its the Conservative Super Walmart for news .)
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To: CTSeditor
Keep bashing your only hope for 2008.

False hope is no hope at all.
49 posted on 04/20/2007 9:21:10 PM PDT by Dr.Zoidberg (Mohammedanism - Bringing you only the best of the 6th century for fourteen hundred years.)
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To: hole_n_one

I regret my “gun nut” characterization .........

No harm done! I am glad we are in agreement on that point!


50 posted on 04/20/2007 9:21:45 PM PDT by upsdriver (DUNCAN HUNTER FOR PRESIDENT!!!!)
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