Skip to comments.BREAKING: EASTERN SPORTS AND OUTDOOR SHOW *POSTPONED*
Posted on 01/24/2013 7:54:07 AM PST by WakeUpAndVote
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Not only refund vendors and pay the entertainers contracted to appear but forfeit all the money spent to rent the hall, advertising, web expenses, travel and lodging expenses, etc, etc., and any other costs incurred thus far. I would imagine a huge chunk of change has already been spent promoting and arranging for this show.
It is unfortunate that in the current emotionally charged atmosphere this celebratory event has become overshadowed by a decision that directly affected a small percentage of more than 1,000 exhibits showcasing products and services for those interested in hunting and fishing.
Wrong. Here's what actually is unfortunate: some people still try to tell American citizens the Second Amendment doesn't mean exactly what it says.
What else would we have expected of English subjects?
All kinds of local/state businesses participate. Food vendors, clothing shops, boat dealers, small transport, the hunters/ fishers use knives, binoculars, hedge clipping equipment, fishing poles/tackle, tents, t-shirts....
This is not just a gun show. It's a sporting goods show. A very big one. A lot of money gets spent there. A lot of money gets brought into the state.
Bastards and their weak-kneed political correctness
Let’s hope the show organizer who came up with this idea in the first place fails completely.
That will certainly fill the hall with sportsmen, because Joe and Janet just adore outdoor sports and constantly seek to protect and preserve the sportsman's way of life.
Put your money where your mouth is, Chet Burchett.
They still don’t get it and then try to blame the evil gun owners for the “postponement”.
Wow. I’m impressed.
I understand that...I was just pointing out that the effects of Reed's jackass decision go well beyond that of the show itself...if I were the owner of a local motel, restaurant or any other business that stood to benefit from the presence of attendees; I would be beyond p*ssed at the 'gun grabbers'.
The emotionally charged atmosphere is due to the racist Chi-town thug in the WH and his gun grabbing Soros whores in the Sin-ate. AKA Lil Barry’s fault.
I think you mean Prohibition.
No mention of Second Amendment Rights, they have previously mentioned they support The Second Amendment.
Not now. A lot of tax revenue up in smoke as well; I'd wager.
“...shall NOT be infringed.”
The gun grabbers have been trying to divide shooters into specific interest groups for decades, they need to be taught they will have to fight us all together.
Obstinate and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
He’s *not* a Salamander.
He’s a Gecko.
Salamanders are pro-gun.
Excellent news! Take note Senators
Well, there goes this years Christmas present for those politicians. They're going to have to steal their revenue from someone else.
Since it’s postponed the exhibitors should demand their money back, they had planned to do this on these dates and now the planners of the show have lost the confidence of exhibitors and they are not willing to invest with them again. Some one else should step forward and and do a competing show.
Modern Sporting Rifles.
I’ve heard that this frigging “Reed” company that organizes this event also does the Las Vegas SHOT show......the vendors who stood their ground here should put a nail in the coffin of this British company’s tenure here in this country. We don’t need a company from a country overrun by Muslims, Political Correctness, and government intrusion creating and managing 2A venues here in this country. BAN THEM FOREVER!
There were a lot of groups with a lot of members on the boycott list. Such as :
PA Federation of Sportsmens Clubs
Pennsylvania Trappers Assoc.
Susquehanna River Waterfowlers Assoc
Unified Sportsmen of PA
National Rifle Association
National Skeet Shooting Association
Finally, people have had enough and are standing up for their rights!
Get the message to GEICO.
NOWHERE on the linked pages do these ideological tyrants offer a means for the common consumer to send them feedback. They can choke on their British heritage...
OR, they can wait until they find out which state is people friendly and which state is politician friendly. They can move their business to a nicer state so the profits can go there.
ALL business should consider moving out of liberal or liberal leaning states. They'd be much better off in the long run.
CONGRATS! One GEICO policy down! Whoo Hoo! That’s very good news. They started this fight. Taking sides is noticeable in this age.
Imagine what our our economy would be if it weren’t for the preppers and the gun buyers.
FAMOUS DRILL INSTRUCTOR SAYS GEICO FIRED HIM FOR CRITICIZING OBAMA ADMIN.
Famous drill instructor Lee Ermey best known for his appearance in the movie Full Metal Jacket says he was fired from his gig as a GEICO insurance personality because he criticized President Obama.
Last December, Ermey also known as Gunney made headlines by blasting the economy and linking Obama to socialism:
But the plot thickened in January when Ermey came out and apologized, drawing the ire of some of his fans. And now, despite that apology, Ermey says GEICO fired him because of the statements.
Ermey had played a psychiatrist in a GEICO commercial and famously called his patient a jackwagon. When TMZ recently asked him about it, he said GEICO fired me because I had I wasnt too kind about speaking with the about the administration, so the present administration so they fired me.
So they fired you because of political reasons? asked TMZ.
Yeah, he answered. If youre a conservative in this town, you better watch out.
Which southern, midwest, or mountain states are most business-friendly? There are several without an income tax...
Modern Sporting Rifles. He defines the “MSR” acronym near the start of his postponment notice.
This is the power of the people. Deny the left access to your money and things will change. If you do business with a company, make sure it is not a leftist company. If it is, replace them and be sure they know why. I’ll pay a little more or deal with less convenience if it means I can avoid funding my enemies on the left.
I find it interesting that Reed's last sponsor was Progressive Insurance. I find it interesting that the so-called postponing occurred the same day that that bitch from CA is introducing an Assualt Weapon ban. I find it interesting the Reed could have listened to their customers and allowed modern rifles and accessories at the show.
There is no doubt that Reed wants an AWB. They went as far as telling outfitters at the show that they could not show pictures of hunts that included tactical rifles in the photos. And if anyone is wondering there are plenty of people that hunt using an AR platform ... And it can be done just as sporting as using a bold action .223.
Reed isn’t doing the SHOT show in Vegas.
From Fox News: “... is owned and sponsored by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), a firearms, ammunition, hunting and shooting sports industry trade association. They are an industry trade association.
GEICO: Gun Manufacturer Auto Policy Cancelled...
NSSF Statement on the Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show
January 24, 2013 By nssfnews
We have just learned that Reed Exhibitions has decided to postpone the 2013 Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show.
In the days following Reed Exhibitions announcement that modern sporting rifles would be prohibited from the Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show, the leadership of the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) has been in intense, frank discussions with Reed Exhibitions management in an effort to reverse this unacceptable decision. These discussions reached an impasse.
NSSF is in no way affiliated with, nor does it participate in or exhibit at this show in any way. Reed Exhibitions does, however, manage the NSSF-owned SHOT Show (though Reed manages the SHOT Show, all SHOT Show decisions, policies and actions are made at NSSFs direction).
Because of Reeds recent actions, NSSF is considering all options regarding the management of future SHOT Shows.
You f*** with one of us, youll deal with ALL of us... and our wallets.
Reed Exhibitions does, however, manage the NSSF-owned SHOT Show (though Reed manages the SHOT Show, all SHOT Show decisions, policies and actions are made at NSSFs direction).
See post #96
Anybody watching the gun grabber press confrence on C-SPAN 3?
DICK Blumenthal speaking now.
Let your Congressional representatives know about this and that it is an indicator of how strongly we value our 2ND Amendment rights.
Here is what I sent to my reps:
The Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show, originally scheduled to start February 2 in Harrisburg, has been ‘postponed’.The reason: over 400 exhibitors pulled out—including Cabelas and a host of big name firearms manufacturers.
These exhibitors pulled out in protest of the show’s decision to prohibit the display of “assault weapons”. This wrong-headed decision of the show’s management, and the ensuing backlash from exhibitors and attendees alike who respect the 2ND Amendment should serve as an indicator to you of how strongly Pennsylvanians feel about ANY attempt by Obama or Congress to erode our 2ND Amendment Rights—which incidently—don’t come from government, they come from our Creator. Remember this when Senator Feinstein trots out her proposals to disarm Americans.
You should also know that here in Pennsylvnia, our state-level legislators are taking steps to enact legislation that would protect Pennsylvanians against ANY further regulation of firearms that comes out of D.C.