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Gunning for victory risky for Obama
Washington Times ^ | 16 sept 08 | Donald Lambro

Posted on 09/16/2008 5:10:47 AM PDT by rellimpank

Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama's hopes for carrying Montana have diminished over the past few months, and Montanans say it comes down to one word: guns.

"In Montana, we like our guns. We like big guns. We like little guns. We like shotguns. We like pistols. Most of us own two or three guns. Gun control is hitting what you shoot at," the state's Democratic Gov. Brian Schweitzer told the New York Times in April. When asked why he thought the Democratic nominee would not win his state, he replied, "guns."

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Editorial; Government; News/Current Events; US: Montana
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; banglist; bo; democrat; democrats; gun; guns; gunvote; mt2008; obama; obamabiden; redstates; secondamendment

1 posted on 09/16/2008 5:10:48 AM PDT by rellimpank
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To: rellimpank
When asked why he thought the Democratic nominee would not win his state, he replied, "guns."

And religion! Don't forget religion! Oh yeah, a democrat said this.

2 posted on 09/16/2008 5:16:12 AM PDT by mlocher (america is a sovereign state)
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To: mlocher

You forgot bitterness.../sarc


3 posted on 09/16/2008 5:17:10 AM PDT by SolidWood (McCain/Palin 2008)
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To: SolidWood
You forgot bitterness

Yeah, that too. Forgive me for my omission.

4 posted on 09/16/2008 5:19:46 AM PDT by mlocher (america is a sovereign state)
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To: rellimpank

“Most of us own two or three guns.”

Just two or three? I bet the good governor has misunderestimated his fellow Montana folks...


5 posted on 09/16/2008 5:21:42 AM PDT by snoringbear (Government is the Pimp,)
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To: rellimpank

I bet Obama wishes he had voted “Present” 131 times instead of just 130!


6 posted on 09/16/2008 5:21:50 AM PDT by winner3000
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To: mlocher

“Clinging”
and oh, yeah...layoffs caused by Republican Administrations.


7 posted on 09/16/2008 5:22:37 AM PDT by supremedoctrine
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To: rellimpank

And don’t forget (ala Biden) “they’re not smart enough”.


8 posted on 09/16/2008 5:23:15 AM PDT by albie
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To: mlocher; SolidWood
You forgot bitterness

Yeah, that too. Forgive me for my omission.

I'm sure that you're just too bitter to be thinking clearly...

Mark

9 posted on 09/16/2008 5:23:15 AM PDT by MarkL (Al Gore: The Greenhouse Gasbag! (heard on Bob Brinker's Money Talk))
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To: rellimpank

Thank goodness the Left bans guns, we don’t want a sharp spike in suicide as the BHo collapses.../sarc


10 posted on 09/16/2008 5:25:34 AM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: iopscusa
BO has a new radio ad out featuring a former NFL star (missed his name) who claims both BO and McCain support the RKBA, but BO would cut middle class taxes by $1,000, thereby creating more jobs.
Three fantastic fibs in 30 seconds.
11 posted on 09/16/2008 5:28:34 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: snoringbear; rellimpank
“Most of us own two or three guns.”

Just two or three? I bet the good governor has misunderestimated his fellow Montana folks...

He meant two or three per family member.

12 posted on 09/16/2008 5:31:21 AM PDT by Disambiguator
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To: MarkL
I'm sure that you're just too bitter to be thinking clearly...

Mark

LOL! You got that right! But your post has calmed me down somewhat. By the way, I could go by your handle.

13 posted on 09/16/2008 5:34:38 AM PDT by mlocher (america is a sovereign state)
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To: rellimpank
Gun control is hitting what you shoot at," the state's Democratic Gov. Brian Schweitzer told the New York Times in April. When asked why he thought the Democratic nominee would not win his state, he replied, "guns."

With all due respect, it isn't guns. Its freedom. Owning and having use of a gun is just part of being free.

14 posted on 09/16/2008 5:36:23 AM PDT by SampleMan (Community Organizer: What liberals do when they run out of college, before they run out of Marxism.)
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To: snoringbear

Remember, “If you know how many weapons you have , you don’t have enough !”


15 posted on 09/16/2008 5:37:31 AM PDT by Renegade (You go tell my buddies)
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To: rellimpank
"In Montana, we like our guns. We like big guns. We like little guns. We like shotguns. We like pistols. Most of us own two or three guns. Gun control is hitting what you shoot at,"

I could get to liking this Democrat.
16 posted on 09/16/2008 5:41:32 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: mlocher

> And religion! Don’t forget religion! <

As much as I love Montana and Montanans, I don’t think religion is as big a factor in their voting as it is in the South or even in the Midwest.


17 posted on 09/16/2008 5:41:40 AM PDT by Hawthorn
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To: iopscusa
"Thank goodness the Left bans guns,",

Remember, they don't want to ban all guns. Just the ones that the regular folks use. The elites will still get to keep their guns in a liberal world.
18 posted on 09/16/2008 5:43:21 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: rellimpank
I remember a lot of us were very excited about the role the NRA and GOA would play in defeating Al Gore in places like PA and MI. Unfortunately it didn't work out that way. I do hope it's more successful this time around.

The good news is this moron the Dems are running for President isn't a Southerner, and he's on record in San Francisco as mocking us bitter morons in flyover country as clinging to guns and religion.

19 posted on 09/16/2008 5:51:44 AM PDT by impeachedrapist (On Free Republic PBD [political bipolar disorder] rules!)
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To: Renegade
Remember, “If you know how many weapons you have , you don’t have enough!”

SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL ECONOMY, BUY MORE GUNS!


20 posted on 09/16/2008 5:57:22 AM PDT by Stayfree (*************************************IF IT IS LEFT, IT CAN'T BE RIGHT!!)
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To: Renegade

My DH is constantly trying to take inventory! He never gets it finished! Our insurance agent keeps after him, but it is a time consuming, tedious job. We try to pick up where we left off, but we never have gotten a complete list to the agent. My 2 sons not only have the ones we’ve given them, but also both their grand-dad’s, so we always seem to find another one, then another. I’ve got 3 gun safes (big ones!)2 cabinets, and every door in the house seems to have a couple behind it.


21 posted on 09/16/2008 6:16:44 AM PDT by graywaiter (Gotta love those gun tote'n mommas.......)
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To: Disambiguator
"He meant two or three per family member."

Thanks for setting me straight. I thought he meant 'per vehicle.'

22 posted on 09/16/2008 6:17:28 AM PDT by VR-21
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To: rellimpank

That Governor needs to be replaced with an R.
Any chance that will happen??

I have friends in Montana and they say he is “all hat-—no cattle” blowhard.


23 posted on 09/16/2008 8:20:41 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: graywaiter

My DH is constantly trying to take inventory! He never gets it finished! Our insurance agent keeps after him, but it is a time consuming, tedious job.

IMO, get your insurance thru the NRA.
I don’t trust the Liberals to go after the insurance companies to report everyone who is insuring guns on their policies.

I don’t see the NRA complying.... I think the insurance companies would comply without a whimper.


24 posted on 09/16/2008 8:23:10 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Stayfree

Spent my wife’s and my own rebate from President Bush on three Ruger handguns . Made in America also !


25 posted on 09/16/2008 9:20:20 AM PDT by Renegade (You go tell my buddies)
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To: rellimpank
Republican National Committee spokesman Alex Conant said Monday that Mr. Obama "is the most "anti-gun presidential candidate in American history.

"He has supported bans on handguns and semi-automatic assault firearms, and he has voted to ban possession of many shotguns and rifles commonly used by hunters and sportsmen across America.

As a state senator in Illinois, he voted for a broad range of gun control measures and supported the District's and Chicago's gun bans

Barack Obama is Sarah Brady in pants.

In comparison, Barry makes gun grabbers Chuckie Schumer & Di-Fi look like Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane.

26 posted on 09/16/2008 11:39:59 AM PDT by Condor51 (I have guns in my nightstand because a Cop won't fit)
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To: rellimpank
In 2000, for example, the NRA mounted a massive direct-mail and TV/radio campaign against Mr. Gore's candidacy and his gun control voting record. Voter exit polls in that election showed that about 48 percent of all voters owned guns that year, up from 37 percent in 1996.
If they only had showed up for Dole in 96, maybe September 11, 2001, the bank failures, the energy crisis, etc. would not have happened. What were they thinking?
NRA officials say the gun issue has traction across the country, especially among union households that are heavily Democratic. "Polls show that gun ownership in union households runs from a low of 48 percent in California to 90 percent in states like West Virginia, Tennessee, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Nevada and places like that," Mr. LaPierre said.
That 20% of Union members are also NRA members. These members helped elect George W. Bush in 2000. (Zogby International, 2000)
27 posted on 09/16/2008 12:54:43 PM PDT by neverdem (I'm praying for a Divine Intervention.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

“BO has a new radio ad out featuring a former NFL star (missed his name) who claims both BO and McCain support the RKBA, but BO would cut middle class taxes by $1,000, thereby creating more jobs.”

America’s consrevative electorate makes a liar out of every ambitious Liberal!!!

Btw his ‘tax cut’ is a check from the Govt. Its Orwellian use of the term ‘tax cut’. Why dont we just abolish the income tax for 90% of Americans while we are at it?


28 posted on 09/16/2008 1:00:33 PM PDT by WOSG (McCain/Palin 08)
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29 posted on 09/16/2008 2:01:05 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: All

I vote.

#

http://www.truthusa.com/2ndAmendment.html


30 posted on 09/16/2008 2:02:27 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: ridesthemiles
We do have the NRA, also the NSSA but none of them will cover the entire value of the guns. We just have too many. I think the max on the homeowner’s insurance is $5,000.00, but that is with a complete inventory, reasonable risk accommodations (safes for storage, distance from fire dept. etc.), and I'm pretty sure the NRA & NSSA cover another $10k each. We have mainly Berettas for tournaments & bird hunting, Remingtons & Winchesters for hunting big game, and assorted Ruger, Mossberg, Ithica, etc. for plinking and varmint hunting. Bucks add up quick with 4 powder burners in the house.
31 posted on 09/16/2008 2:33:09 PM PDT by graywaiter (Gotta love those gun tote'n mommas.......)
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To: rellimpank

And another thing, I propose we rename the Democratic Party the “Gimme Party”. I also would like to remind the beady eyed, man-hating, ball-less, endless wastes of oxygen, city-slicken yahoos that we rednecks out here in the red “fly-over” states that they don’t “trust” to make our own decisions have all the food, the water, and 99% of the guns in this country. It’d be a good thing for them to remember while they’re bashing the common folk.


32 posted on 09/16/2008 2:41:11 PM PDT by graywaiter (Gotta love those gun tote'n mommas.......)
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To: graywaiter

I tried to insure my guns with USAA but the phone agent wanted make, model, caliber, barrel length, and SERIAL NUMBER!

I said, “You don’t want to insure my guns, you want to REGISTER them!” and I hung up.

BTW, here in South Carolina we’re gun friendly, too.


33 posted on 09/16/2008 2:47:36 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("O Muslim! My cartridges are dipped in pig grease.")
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To: rellimpank

“In Montana, we like our guns. We like big guns. We like little guns. We like shotguns. We like pistols. Most of us own two or three guns. Gun control is hitting what you shoot at,”


There is a good country western song in there somewhere................


34 posted on 09/16/2008 2:49:16 PM PDT by PeterPrinciple ( Seeking the truth here folks.)
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To: elcid1970
I tried to insure my guns with USAA but the phone agent wanted make, model, caliber, barrel length, and SERIAL NUMBER! I said, “You don’t want to insure my guns, you want to REGISTER them!” and I hung up. BTW, here in South Carolina we’re gun friendly, too.

I think you are over-reacting.

35 posted on 09/16/2008 2:51:48 PM PDT by ColdWater
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To: ColdWater

“I think you are overreacting”

Explain the logic underlying that conclusion, please.

;^)


36 posted on 09/16/2008 3:29:38 PM PDT by elcid1970 ("O Muslim! My cartridges are dipped in pig grease.")
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To: elcid1970
Yeah, most insurance companies want the serial number. I don't particularly mind that. Most of our guns were either private sale or inherited. Some are very irreplaceable, but the fact that they are traceable by serial number isn't a reason for fear. If anything, the sheer volume that we have will give anyone attempting to take them away pause. And, we also have some that are not worth insuring, so they won't get them all at any rate.
37 posted on 09/16/2008 7:11:40 PM PDT by graywaiter (Gotta love those gun tote'n mommas.......)
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To: rellimpank
Bookmark
38 posted on 09/18/2008 3:46:24 AM PDT by ExSoldier (Democracy is 2 wolves and a lamb voting on dinner. Liberty is a well armed lamb contesting the vote.)
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To: elcid1970
here in South Carolina we’re gun friendly, too.

Do you have full reciprocity with other ccw states? If you don't then you're only friendly to your own people. I refuse to travel anywhere my ccw permit is no good. Those states can forego my tourist dollars. As it currently stands the places with which FL has full ccw reciprocity are really the only places I'd be interested in traveling to anyway.

39 posted on 09/18/2008 7:44:50 AM PDT by ExSoldier (Democracy is 2 wolves and a lamb voting on dinner. Liberty is a well armed lamb contesting the vote.)
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