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Bloomberg reloads in push for gun control
msnbc.com ^ | 2/4/12 | reuters

Posted on 02/04/2012 1:42:29 PM PST by ColdOne

NEW YORK — Among the slick, million-dollar ads for the likes of Pepsi and Honda during the Super Bowl this Sunday, viewers in Washington will see a far more modest spot. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino will be sitting on a couch touting an issue most politicians avoid like the plague: gun control.

The two mayors, whose local teams face off in the big game, are making the pitch for Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG), the organization they co-founded in 2006.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; bloomberg; corruption; enemyaction; fraud; govtabuse; guncontrol; liberalfascism; maig; rkba; superbowl; superbowlads; tyranny; youwillnotdisarmus

1 posted on 02/04/2012 1:42:32 PM PST by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

Aren’t most football watchers red meat conservatives? This looks like it is bidding fair to be a “kick me” ad.


2 posted on 02/04/2012 1:44:15 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: ColdOne
This is why the NFL is going to hell in a hand basket. No one wants to sit through a Super Bowl commercial watching a couple political idiots taking about gun control.
3 posted on 02/04/2012 1:46:26 PM PST by tobyhill (Obama, The Biggest Thief In American History)
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To: ColdOne
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Any time a firearms-related thread is created on FreeRepublic, please be sure to add the "banglist" keyword to it so that interested FReepers don't miss it. Just a suggestion.

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4 posted on 02/04/2012 1:47:32 PM PST by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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5 posted on 02/04/2012 1:50:45 PM PST by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: ColdOne

So, the Mayors Against Illegal Guns want to make guns illegal for all law-abiding citizens. Shouldn’t they call themselves Mayors In Favor Of Illegal Guns?


6 posted on 02/04/2012 1:57:04 PM PST by Bryanw92 (The solution to fix Congress: Nuke em from orbit. It's the only way to be sure!)
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To: ColdOne

Bloomberg...a Romney Republican.


7 posted on 02/04/2012 1:57:26 PM PST by CASchack
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To: Joe Brower

When a body on FR makes one of these “War and Peace” pings with a hundred or so names in it, how does that happen. Is this a cut and paste out of a private file, or is there some mechanism I haven’t discovered?


8 posted on 02/04/2012 2:05:30 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: ColdOne

“He added that more Americans have been killed by illegal guns since 1968 than were killed in World War II.”

I didn’t know WWII lasted 44 years.


9 posted on 02/04/2012 2:21:09 PM PST by headstamp 2 (Time to move forward not to the center.)
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To: ColdOne
They (Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, et. al.), think by just giving a speech, or enacting a policy will prevent criminals from using a gun to commit a crime?

Just like the unicorn 0bama rides, sh@ting Skittles, so are the dreams of tyrants everywhere.

Disarm the populace, and there will be utopia.

There's a bad moon on the rise...

5.56mm

10 posted on 02/04/2012 2:23:10 PM PST by M Kehoe
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To: ColdOne
Mayors Against Illegal Guns

How about:

- Mayors against free black people
- Mayors against non-white voters
- Mayors against women voting
- Mayors against free speech
- Mayors against alcohol
- Mayors against trial by jury
- Mayors against private property
- Mayors against the Constitution

11 posted on 02/04/2012 2:23:59 PM PST by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: Bryanw92

No. Mayors in favor of legal guns.


12 posted on 02/04/2012 2:28:10 PM PST by antidemoncrat
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To: ColdOne

MOLON LABE, bloomie - you arrogant, freedom hating a-hole.


13 posted on 02/04/2012 2:29:46 PM PST by dainbramaged (I lost my mantra around 1969.)
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To: ColdOne

The demographic seems to be less than optimal. Probably the the same efficacy as running it during a Nascar event or a professional bull riding event.

What could they possibly be thinking of?


14 posted on 02/04/2012 2:52:20 PM PST by buffaloguy
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To: ColdOne

(a) How did this jackass get elected?
Answer: $$s and Lesser of Two Evils

(b) Why has no recall been mounted against this ultra-liberal dog?
Answer: New Yorkers don’t have the spunk?


15 posted on 02/04/2012 2:54:21 PM PST by Steelfish (ui)
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To: ColdOne

“.....viewers in Washington.....”

So, the gun grabbers will not be seen nationwide?
Is that what this means?


16 posted on 02/04/2012 3:02:53 PM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (I'm NOT smitten' with Mittens)
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation
“.....viewers in Washington.....” So, the gun grabbers will not be seen nationwide? Is that what this means? That is the way I read it.
17 posted on 02/04/2012 4:17:09 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: ColdOne

Super hypocrite Bloomberg is protected by a Praetorian Guard with automatic weapons.

FU Mike.


18 posted on 02/04/2012 4:31:14 PM PST by FormerACLUmember
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To: ColdOne

Super hypocrite Bloomberg is protected by a Praetorian Guard with automatic weapons.

FU Mike.


19 posted on 02/04/2012 4:31:14 PM PST by FormerACLUmember
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20 posted on 02/04/2012 4:46:50 PM PST by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: ColdOne
Bloomy is a busy nanny putting his nose into guns, salt, smokes and fat.
21 posted on 02/04/2012 6:04:11 PM PST by JPG (Matters at which the foolish laugh and at whose consequences the prudent weep.)
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To: ColdOne

Another statist content on disarming the citizens.


22 posted on 02/04/2012 6:18:05 PM PST by Gene Eric (C'mon, Virginia -- are you with us or against us?!)
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To: ColdOne

Getting tired of hearing this pompous ass whine about guns while he walks around with his heavily armed security guards. One set of rules for him, another set of rules for everyone else.


23 posted on 02/04/2012 7:04:32 PM PST by ScottfromNJ
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To: ColdOne

F*** Blooming-Idiot. It’s almost time for all of us to become criminals.


24 posted on 02/04/2012 7:08:33 PM PST by Clock King (Ellisworth Toohey was right: My head's gonna explode.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Cut’n’paste out of a private file.

Often it isn’t private, but is stored on someone’s FR profile page.


25 posted on 02/04/2012 9:08:17 PM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: ColdOne

He could start off talking about Holder. The nations biggest illegal gun provider.

But this is about taking guns from citizens who have them to protect them selves. Protect themselves from a govt that is too big and too intrusive and criminals who want to harm them or steal from them.


26 posted on 02/05/2012 5:07:51 AM PST by reefdiver ("Let His day's be few And another takes His office")
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To: ColdOne
In some respects I agree, we do need 'more gun control'.

Too many bad guys are getting away wounded instead of dead.

27 posted on 02/05/2012 5:11:37 AM PST by Condor51 (Yo Hoffa, so you want to 'take out conservatives'. Well okay Jr - I'm your Huckleberry)
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To: ColdOne

How to convince lefties that guns are a good idea:

1) No More Matthew Shepard’s. Shouldn’t the gay community be allowed to protect themselves from physical harm from homophobes, intolerant of others sexual orientation??

2) Shouldn’t women who are about to practice their reproductive rights ,upheld by the US Supreme Court, be allowed to protect themselves from the gauntlet of Christian, Taliban protesters enamored with Sarah Palin, who willing shoot doctors in Planned Parenthood facilities??

3) No More James Byrd JRs! Shouldn’t the African American community be allowed to protect themselves confederate flag flying, racist rednecks, residing throughout the rural South?

4) Shouldn’t our critical,indispensable federal and state employees be allowed to protect themselves from the angry,mean-spirited,,extremists in the Tea Party who create a toxic environment while camped out for months on end, in front of our nation’s government offices and city halls?

5) Aren’t conservatives like drug dealers? They are going to get guns anyway, why not protect ourselves from their unenlightened,backward ideology?

I’ve told lefties these phrases and their heads spin.


28 posted on 02/05/2012 5:18:08 AM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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To: ColdOne

There misnomer such thing as an illegal gun. The name itself is misleading as is all they do.


29 posted on 02/05/2012 5:49:07 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (Read SCOTUS Castle Rock vs Gonzales before dialing 911!)
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To: ColdOne
Among the slick, million-dollar ads for the likes of Pepsi and Honda during the Super Bowl this Sunday, viewers in Washington will see a far more modest spot. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino will be sitting on a couch touting an issue most politicians avoid like the plague:
Obliterating God given second amendment rights.
30 posted on 02/05/2012 6:20:16 AM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: CASchack
Bloomberg...a Romney Republican.

The names of 2 liberal hacks in the same sentence as Republican...

So much for the Republican party conservative credentials.

31 posted on 02/05/2012 6:25:11 AM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

I just have a textfile with a huge list of FReeper names separated by semicolons, and I just past it into the “To:” field when I post on a thread. Easy.


32 posted on 02/05/2012 6:29:54 AM PST by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: Clock King
F*** Blooming-Idiot. It’s almost time for all of us to become criminals.

Call me a criminal then. I carry all the time and I don't have a carry permit and I didn't get permission from big brother either.

They can kiss my ass.

33 posted on 02/05/2012 7:09:10 AM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: ColdOne

Let me guess. New York City needs more gun control laws. The—what is it now?—$250 permit application? The six to nine month waiting period, the bring each gun in and register it off the serial number on the handle requirement, the three month waiting period between guns, the mandatory membership in a range for target licenses, and carry it around in a locked box. The special long gun permit required nowhere else in NY City.-—These all aren’t enough. What is it this time? Spread the love to all 50 states? Did they find another model of gun that looks scary if you shine the light on it this way, and therefore they want it banned? How much is enough for these yoyos?

Here in Israel, we have a few strictly enforced gun laws, and when I see a big black man walking down the street with an Uzi strapped across his back, I nod hello and he nods back, same as I would the scrawny 20-year-old kid with the acne and the M-16. Can any New York resident say the same?


34 posted on 02/05/2012 7:18:36 AM PST by Eleutheria5 (1)
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To: Eleutheria5
"Here in Israel, we have a few strictly enforced gun laws, and when I see a big black man walking down the street with an Uzi strapped across his back, I nod hello and he nods back, same as I would the scrawny 20-year-old kid with the acne and the M-16."

I'd feel completely safe in such a community. On the other hand, if I were in Chitcago or one of the other gun grabbing utopias where firearms are banned, or might as well be, I'd feel the need to buy an armored transport.

35 posted on 02/05/2012 7:52:54 AM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: KoRn

I know what you mean. Can remember the mayorship of David N. Dinkins all too vividly.


36 posted on 02/05/2012 8:56:44 AM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Steelfish
) How did this jackass get elected?

Because the majority of NYers agree with him. They're cowardly liberals who hate freedom and responsibility, and who want to live in a police state as long as they can grasp the illusion of safety. Hating yet fearing freedom, they envy the rest of us and want to extinguish our freedom too. Bloomberg isn't the problem. he's the symptom. New Yorkers are the problem.

37 posted on 02/05/2012 6:21:36 PM PST by from occupied ga (your own government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: headstamp 2

>>>“He added that more Americans have been killed by illegal guns since 1968 than were killed in World War II.”

I didn’t know WWII lasted 44 years.<<<

It should also be noted that during WWII, the good guys were allowed to carry firearms. Imagine the death toll if only the Axis troops were armed? Of course, the idea of sending an army to battle without weapons is absurd, but no more absurd than thinking that disarming law-abiding citizens, and leaving only the criminals armed will reduce, rather than increase gun violence.

Also, I believe the majority of firearms related deaths in the US are suicides. While these are tragic, it seems obvious that the vast majority of these people would have killed themselve by different means, if guns had not been available.


38 posted on 02/06/2012 7:03:55 AM PST by Above My Pay Grade
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