Skip to comments.Former Rep. Tancredo running for Colorado governor
Posted on 05/23/2013 10:06:03 AM PDT by Red SteelEdited on 05/23/2013 10:15:02 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
Former U.S. Rep. Tom Tancredo has become the latest Republican to announce plans to challenge Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.
Tancredo said Thursday on radio station KHOW the last straw was a decision by Hickenlooper to delay the execution of convicted murderer of Nathan Dunlap, who killed four people in 1993. Tancredo said he is also upset with Hickenlooper's approval of sweeping gun legislation this year, including a law limiting the size of ammunition magazines.
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Cross linking another thread from eariler today if anyone is interested in the comments thereon:
Tom Tancredo is now running for Colorado governor
Chickenpooper only got 51% of the vote in 2010. If the opposition can solidify into a monolithic force, with Chickenpooper’s unpopular gun grabs and other fascist actions, this should be a cakewalk.
Bushies will take him out
Tanc is so good one-on-one, but that won’t work in a governor race. The media will crucify him on immigration, unfairly of course. Tanc would make a great governor but our state has changed a lot over the last 10 years.
Also, don’t be surprised if Tanc changes his mind after his Italian temper winds down a little.
Go Tom Go
- American flight from California (mixed bag, but mostly libs)
- Mexican illegal immigration (they don't vote, but do get counted in census and generally change the electoral makeup...but shouldn't)
That about right? Or was there a mass influx from Texas?
Women, Mexicans, Blacks = 51% in any American Election.
If things get really tight, the Democrats can always go to the computer and gin up another 2-3%.
Good luck, Tommy Boy.
Tom Tancredo on Gun Control
Completely support right to keep and bear arms. (Sep 2007)
Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)
Voted YES on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
Voted YES on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Rated B+ by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Dec 2003)
No United Nations taxation on firearms. (Sep 2003)
Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
So, only a RINO can win in CO?
Is that what you’re saying?
Well, the KKKalifornicates are fleeing the sewer they have made of their state, and have gone through Mormon land to Colorado, from what I understand.
Sec of State Scott Gessler is in as well.
Gessler should be nominated if we want to have a chance to win this.
Would you believe Steve Laffey got in the race for about 5 minutes before he withdrew in favor of Tancredo. I don’t know much about Gessler, but I do have my worries about Tancredo’s viability.
I did, it was a big WTF to me. I had totally forgotten he moved there and thought about running in 2010.
Odd he is for Tancredo, I was under the impression that while he is well to the right of missing Linc that he isn’t actually all that conservative.
Quinnipiac polls have Hincklepooper locked in near ties with both Tancredo and Gessler.
In other news Rep. Mike Michaud is running for Maine Governor. He’d be a strong nominee for the rats but they have to contend with Independent Elliot Cutler and other candidates taking votes from them. In hypothetical polling from January LePage leads Michaud 34-30 with Cutler at 26%. Cutler actually came in a close 2nd to LePage in 2010.
Michaud’s House seat is a pick up opportunity.
“Michauds House seat is a pick up opportunity.”
yea, and that northern Maine district ... the politics there are delightful. Few RINOs, liberals scattered and out-numbered. Wish I could go and live there for 17 months.
The district hasn’t elected a Republican since Olympia Snowe won her last term in 1992. I was actually in that district (in Bangor) the night of the ‘94 elections. It was odd, because this was a seat the Dems unexpectedly picked up (by John Baldacci). Peculiar if only because the GOP picked up the seat it wasn’t supposed to (ME-1 with Jim Longley, Jr, who turned out to be weak) and lost the one it was supposed to hold (with Richard Bennett, a future State Senate President, who curiously succeeded Michaud in that position). It was a big “WTF ?” moment in Maine the next morning.
A beautiful part of the country to be sure, but it’s been a LONG time since they elected anything other than a liberal (of either party) to Congress.
y’all were in Yankee country? Richard Bennett is a fine conservative.
They ain’t that liberal up there and I’m calling for a conservative in ‘14. Michaud ain’t that liberal by New England standards. Don’t burst my bubble.
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