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SWEATING BULLETS: Are Colorado Democrats Worried About Gun Control Recall Campaigns?
Colorado Peak Politics ^ | April 30, 2013 | ColoradoPeakPolitics

Posted on 05/01/2013 3:31:07 PM PDT by beaversmom

With the frequency of flailing attacks left-wing Colorado Pols has been throwing out lately against the impending recall campaigns of Democratic Senators Hudak and Morse and Representative McLachlan, you might begin to wonder if they doth protest too much.

(Note to Michele Bachmann — it’s not “protestest too much“)

It makes you wonder if some on the left have polled the issue and are beginning to worry that a low-turnout recall election is more than just a minor annoyance.

Should any of the petition drives succeed, a recall election would likely be very low turnout, which would favor the highly motivated voter — something that gun rights supporters pretty much personify.

Of all the targets worrying about the recall drives, we’re betting Senate President John Morse is the one most concerned. There are a couple of reasons for this:

The threshold for signatures is the lowest in his district of all the recalls, as the threshold is 25% of the votes cast in the politician’s last election. For Morse, that was the the low turnout, off-year of 2010. Morse’s Colorado Springs district is compact enough that gathering the signatures is considerably easier than, say, the rural Southwest Colorado district of Rep. Mike McLachlan. As Senate President, Morse has more responsibilities at the Capitol than other targets. That means the drainage of time and treasure that combating a recall campaign takes will do greater damage regardless of whether Morse survives. Should be interesting to see how much per diem Morse claims for the days he’s playing politics to defend his seat.

At the outset of the recall campaigns, Colorado Pols and liberals wrote them off as hopeless exercises in futility.

With the amount of ink spilled on the recalls recently, it seems safe to say the left is starting to take the possibility of losing their Senate President before next session starts pretty seriously.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: banglist; co; colorado; guncontrol; recall; recalls; secondamendment

1 posted on 05/01/2013 3:31:07 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: george76; Colorado Doug; RandallFlag; laplata

Ping


2 posted on 05/01/2013 3:32:12 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: dynachrome

Ping


3 posted on 05/01/2013 3:32:28 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom

4 posted on 05/01/2013 3:33:40 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: beaversmom

Successful recall(s) would send a powerful message .... might give the crapweasels in DC cause for concern when Dingy Harry resurrects the gun control bill.


5 posted on 05/01/2013 3:34:59 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (You see, truth always resides wherever brave men still have ammunition. I pick truth. (John Ransom))
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To: MissMagnolia

I hopr they are sweating bullets!


6 posted on 05/01/2013 3:39:51 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: beaversmom

Evil doesn’t stop because of voter recalls...Obamugabe will engineer voter fraud on a massive scale to stop any legitimate national election.

These small state races mean nothing if FedZilla consumes all governments.


7 posted on 05/01/2013 3:39:52 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: beaversmom

I would guess not. They’ll get a job with the gov’t. under hickenblooper or obozo.


8 posted on 05/01/2013 3:47:36 PM PDT by dynachrome (Vertrou in God en die Mauser)
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To: dynachrome

You could very well be right. I’ve heard rumours regarding Rhonda Fields and the Obozo Admin.


9 posted on 05/01/2013 3:49:27 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom
"Note to Michele Bachmann — it’s not 'protestest too much'"

I stopped reading right there. Tells me the political orientation of the author.

10 posted on 05/01/2013 3:55:40 PM PDT by backwoods-engineer (Blog: www.BackwoodsEngineer.com)
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To: beaversmom
(Note to Michele Bachmann — it’s not “protestest too much“)

Why the gratuitous swipe at her? She's not even in the story.

11 posted on 05/01/2013 3:59:16 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: backwoods-engineer; Cyber Liberty

I don’t understand the swipe at Bachmann either, but Colorado Peak Politics is a conservative news site.


12 posted on 05/01/2013 4:02:11 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom

Revealing a nationwide problem in the RNC.


13 posted on 05/01/2013 4:04:31 PM PDT by TigersEye (If babies had guns they wouldn't be aborted)
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To: Conserev1

Josef Mengele was an early liberal.

I hope they’re eating bullets.


14 posted on 05/01/2013 4:07:05 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: TigersEye

It really is. The left has got that base covered. We don’t need to add one thing...ever.


15 posted on 05/01/2013 4:07:20 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: dynachrome
I would guess not. They’ll get a job with the gov’t. under hickenblooper or obozo.

You're right. Many are being told that if they support Obama and have to take the electoral bullet because of it they will be taken care of.

The question they have to ask themselves is 'will he?'. Obama uses people and leaves their carcases under the bus.

16 posted on 05/01/2013 4:11:09 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything)
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To: beaversmom

Next expect dirty tricks, attempts to change the rules governing recalls, court challenges against the concept of a recall, court challenges against the Colorado state constitution, challenges to every single signature on the petition, personal attacks against those who signed the petition (including attempts to burn their houses down), attacks against the children of those who signed, etc.


17 posted on 05/01/2013 4:12:56 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: beaversmom

Well, they just built up some street cred with their liberal pals at the cost of some conservative readers.


18 posted on 05/01/2013 4:16:53 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: beaversmom

tar and feathers sends a better message


19 posted on 05/01/2013 4:23:15 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do ithat when I have a fire.)
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To: beaversmom

I hope they succeed. Send a message.


20 posted on 05/01/2013 4:46:05 PM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Cyprus - the beginning)
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To: beaversmom

If I were on Facebook, I would sarcastically post the following to the State Senators:

“What is the concern, he has NOTHING to worry about, since 90% of the public supports more gun control.”


21 posted on 05/01/2013 4:49:27 PM PDT by BobL (Look up "CSCOPE" if you want to see something really scary)
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To: beaversmom

Thanks for the ping, beaversmom.

They should be worried. If we don’t get them on the re-calls, we’ll get them out next election.


22 posted on 05/01/2013 4:52:14 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: BobL

Heck yeah. Ninety ten is a landslide.


23 posted on 05/01/2013 5:35:38 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: Luke21

“Heck yeah. Ninety ten is a landslide”

Yep, in fact, if either of them put ONE DIME into trying to win the recall it will prove that the 90/10 number is phoney (as if we don’t already know that).


24 posted on 05/01/2013 5:37:26 PM PDT by BobL (Look up "CSCOPE" if you want to see something really scary)
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To: BobL

If I were a County Sheriff in Colorado, I would place my deputies as “Poll Watchers” at every election site in my jurisdiction. If I didn’t have enough deputies, I would find volunteers and deputize them. There would be a closely watched election in MY county.

Having lived in Colorado, there USED to be (and I’m sure there still are) lots of good, God fearing, Gun toters who will do their best to vote the demodummies out. Let’s get behind them and show our support.


25 posted on 05/01/2013 5:47:15 PM PDT by DaveA37 (I'm for HONEST government)
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To: beaversmom

Does anyone have a link so I can donate to the recall campaigns?


26 posted on 05/01/2013 5:52:01 PM PDT by fifedom
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To: beaversmom

Money is needed now to expand the campaign Here is a link, if you can help. https://www.basicfreedomdefensefund.org/?q=node/33


27 posted on 05/01/2013 7:53:13 PM PDT by Colorado Doug (Now I know how the Indians felt to be sold out for a few beads and trinkets)
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To: fifedom

Link at post #27 and thank you for helping us to take Colorado back!


28 posted on 05/01/2013 7:58:03 PM PDT by Colorado Doug (Now I know how the Indians felt to be sold out for a few beads and trinkets)
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To: Colorado Doug

Thanks CO Doug.


29 posted on 05/02/2013 2:36:15 AM PDT by beaversmom
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