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Libs in Denial: Hickenlooper says No national message in Colorado gun-control recalls
wash times ^ | 9/15/13 | d eldridge

Posted on 09/15/2013 7:36:28 AM PDT by bestintxas

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says last week’s victory by gun-rights voters in the state’s recall elections shouldn’t be seen as a litmus test for the rest of the nation — or even the rest of the state.

The Democratic governor, appearing on CNN’s “State of the Union” on Sunday, said the recalls of two state lawmakers, both Democrats, who supported gun-control legislation he signed earlier this year were more about local politics.

“I’m not sure it has a national message or even a statewide message,” he said. “These are very specific districts.”

Asked if the recall indicated a broader unease with the Democratic Party’s social agenda, including the support for gay marriage, the governor said that’s “certainly possible. But I haven’t felt that.”

The governor seemed to take a swipe at New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, who helped fund the anti-recall effort — something that might have backfired in Colorado, Mr. Hickenlooper said.

“There is a certain resentment. Outside money coming in is generally not welcome [in Colorado],” the governor said.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtontimes.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: banglist; colorado; guncontrol; guns; johnhickenlooper; secondamendment; whistlepastgraveyard
Fine with me.

Let the steamrolling in 2014 be a classic one

1 posted on 09/15/2013 7:36:28 AM PDT by bestintxas
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To: bestintxas

he’s tellin a hickenlooper


2 posted on 09/15/2013 7:38:29 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: bestintxas

I hope all the RINO’s in the Republican deny this has nay message for them.

That way they will be easier to remove.


3 posted on 09/15/2013 7:38:55 AM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: bestintxas

If the GOPe had any sense of Patriotism, they would get behind the Conservatives for 2014.


4 posted on 09/15/2013 7:40:07 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Make today a great day. Insult a liberal.)
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To: bestintxas

It was “voter repression”! Remember? Us conservatives play hard ball.


5 posted on 09/15/2013 7:40:46 AM PDT by albie (re)
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To: bestintxas

Damage Control - trying to maintain control of the message.


6 posted on 09/15/2013 7:43:35 AM PDT by Buckeye Battle Cry (Audentis Fortuna Iuvat)
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To: Doogle

"...why you lying Lickenhooper"

7 posted on 09/15/2013 7:44:30 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: bestintxas

So all of the money sent in by outsiders was really just local money for a nothing recall. A recall that has NEVER happened in state history?


8 posted on 09/15/2013 7:45:29 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: bestintxas

He’s deluding himself. But this is great, let it continue. Then the next one will be even more of a kick in the teeth.


9 posted on 09/15/2013 7:46:08 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: Doogle

LOOK AT THE FLOODS! NOTHING TO SEE IN THE VOTE! LOOK AT THE FLOODS!


10 posted on 09/15/2013 7:46:57 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

“If the GOPe had any sense of Patriotism, they would get behind the Conservatives for 2014.”

I have felt for a long time that the absence of Patriotism in elected politicians is the key element that has changed in our Politicians.

Gone are the days when Democrats would rise above party idealism and take a stand for what is right with America.

Am thinking of the likes of Zell Miller and Joe Lieberman.

Reagan was so liked as he exuded patriotism and not only talked about it, but acted it.

This quality, epitomized by George Washington who refused to be king and instead embraced the foundation of a nation ruled by citizens.

If we could return to electing people who had other than self interests as a priority, we would return to glory.


11 posted on 09/15/2013 7:50:38 AM PDT by bestintxas (Anyone who votes for Obama after these 4 miserable years needs to take a mandatory citizenship test.)
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To: bestintxas
Libs in Denial: Hickenlooper says No national message in Colorado gun-control recalls

There is no path to reason with a liberal. Draw your own conclusion on resolving the issues.

12 posted on 09/15/2013 7:51:40 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: bestintxas

We’re going to attack ALL the Anti-gun Democrats in 2013, 2014 and Beyond!..


13 posted on 09/15/2013 7:54:30 AM PDT by JSDude1 (Is John Boehner the Neville Chamberlain of American Politics?)
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To: bestintxas
Left wins: Proof of their ideas being superior.

Left loses: Voter suppression, right-wing money, cheating and fraud, life is unfair.

14 posted on 09/15/2013 7:59:27 AM PDT by JPG (Putin Does Obama.)
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To: bestintxas


15 posted on 09/15/2013 8:01:19 AM PDT by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don’t need to be mystified about a motive.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

exactly


16 posted on 09/15/2013 8:04:35 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: EQAndyBuzz
If the GOPe had any sense of Patriotism, they would get behind the Conservatives for 2014.

The 'pubbies will get behind conservatives alright.

With pitchforks in hand.

They dislike democrats but reserve their real hate for conservatives.


17 posted on 09/15/2013 8:05:50 AM PDT by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don’t need to be mystified about a motive.)
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To: bestintxas
Hickenlooper? How did a guy with the name Hickenlooper get elected to anything?
18 posted on 09/15/2013 8:07:16 AM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: bestintxas

He really is a totally dishonest and deceitful demon. This man has no honor or dignity within him.


19 posted on 09/15/2013 8:12:42 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: bestintxas

The bottom line is that they will continue to behave like the arrogant Nazi goons that they are.


20 posted on 09/15/2013 8:14:58 AM PDT by centurion316
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To: bestintxas

I see ol’ Chickenpooper is at it again.


21 posted on 09/15/2013 8:19:06 AM PDT by Jean2
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To: bestintxas
John Hickenlooper is...

1. Lying, and he is obviously lying, and it's apparent to absolutely everyone; and he is also...

2. Insulting the good voters of the Great State of Colorado, (not too smart, as they are now energized at the grassroots level; and they have shown little countenance for governmental aristocracy.)

.

22 posted on 09/15/2013 8:37:16 AM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: bestintxas
I have felt for a long time that the absence of Patriotism in elected politicians is the key element that has changed in our Politicians.

Gone are the days when Democrats would rise above party idealism and take a stand for what is right with America.

Am thinking of the likes of Zell Miller and Joe Lieberman.

Reagan was so liked as he exuded patriotism and not only talked about it, but acted it.

This quality, epitomized by George Washington who refused to be king and instead embraced the foundation of a nation ruled by citizens.


That's an excellent point. Just as a mental exercise, pick any prominent Washington leader today, Democrat or Republican, and put said politician in place of George Washington at the moment when the new nation's leaders wanted to declare him king. Do you think Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, Joe Biden, or even, John Boehner, Mitch McConnell, or John Roberts would refuse? I don't.
23 posted on 09/15/2013 8:47:03 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: bestintxas

Speaking strictly as a Coloradan: there’s an additional irony in all this: Hickenlooper’s name was mentioned as a presidential candidate. That’s behind him now. He had his chance and blew it sky-high.


24 posted on 09/15/2013 8:49:46 AM PDT by Standing Wolf (No tyrant should ever be allowed to die of natural causes.)
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To: bestintxas
“These are very specific districts.”

Keep tellin' yourself that chickenlooper. We'll see, we will just see...

25 posted on 09/15/2013 9:01:59 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: bestintxas
Let the steamrolling in 2014 be a classic one

It will be reported as "unexpected".

26 posted on 09/15/2013 9:02:57 AM PDT by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: bestintxas
“I’m not sure it has a national message or even a statewide message,” he said.

Right. It would only be a "national" message if the Dems had won. Libs live in a la-la land of their own creation and don't want to leave (called Denial).

27 posted on 09/15/2013 9:05:00 AM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: COBOL2Java

Ted Cruz


28 posted on 09/15/2013 9:19:34 AM PDT by Founding Nephew
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To: Founding Nephew

The only one.


29 posted on 09/15/2013 9:27:17 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: VanDeKoik
he could have used all the outside money to help the flood victims. poor timing on his part given we have flooding east of I-25 and more rain in the way today. not the time to go national on anything but this disaster.
30 posted on 09/15/2013 9:39:00 AM PDT by bravo whiskey (We should not fear our government. Our government should fear us.)
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To: bestintxas

In the Wannabee Socialist Republic of Kalifornia, the following anti-gun bills are going to the Governor for his consideration:

Assembly Bill 48 (Skinner) bans the sale of parts and repair kits capable of creating or converting a magazine to a capacity to hold greater than ten rounds.

Assembly Bill 169 (Dickinson) limits the sale and transfer of all lawfully acquired firearms that were never, or are no longer, on the California roster of approved handguns to two a year and redefines the technical provisions of single short pistols.

Assembly Bill 180 (Bonta) repeals state firearms preemption by allowing the City of Oakland to enact ordinances that are more restrictive than state laws concerning the registration or licensing of firearms.

Assembly Bill 231 (Ting) expands the law relating to the storage of firearms.

Assembly Bill 711 (Rendon) makes California the first state in the nation to prohibit the use of all lead ammunition for hunting.

Senate Bill 299 (DeSaulnier) makes it a crime if a victim of firearm theft does not report the theft within seven days.

Senate Bill 374 (Steinberg) bans the future sale or transfer of and classify ALL semi-automatic rifles with a detachable magazine or holding more than ten rounds of ammunition as “assault weapons” and the continued legal possession of these newly classified semi-automatics as “assault weapons” would require that you REGISTER and pay a FEE (TAX) on ALL of them.

Senate Bill 475 (Leno) effectively bans gun shows at the Cow Palace by requiring approval of the board of supervisors of the Counties of San Mateo and San Francisco prior to any gun shows.

Senate Bill 567 (Jackson) redefines shotguns to include any firearm that may be fired through a rifled bore or a smooth bore, regardless of whether it is designed to be fired from the shoulder. SB 567 also bans the sale of shotguns encompassed by the revised definitions that have a revolving cylinder, and requires registration of these currently owned shotguns.

Senate Bill 683 (Block) expands California’s handgun safety certificate requirement to apply to all firearms, and prohibits anyone from purchasing or transferring any firearm without a firearm safety certificate.

Senate Bill 755 (Wolk) expands the list of persons prohibited from owning a firearm, including persons who have operated cars and boats while they are impaired commonly referred to as DUI.

I don’t think our Statehouse reps are listening or learning from Colorado’s example of what can happen to reps who ignore the will of their constituents.


31 posted on 09/15/2013 9:55:21 AM PDT by bopdowah ("Unlike King Midas, whatever the Gubmint touches sure don't turn to Gold!')
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks bestintxas.


32 posted on 09/15/2013 11:10:41 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: COBOL2Java

Mike Lee.


33 posted on 09/15/2013 12:26:06 PM PDT by glock rocks (No comment.)
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To: COBOL2Java

I have been fortunate to have met my Senator Ted Cruz during his primary runoff due to a friend’s invite over his house.

One could tell Ted had plenty of personality, talked all the right things this conservative wanted to hear including a clear vision on what was wrong with Washington and how to fix it, and thanked profusely those supporting him.

When I returned home, the one thing that struck me is that I did not witness the humility I would have liked to have seen. I think the very top leaders are strong and principled, but also expose themselves in a humble way. That is why I admire George Washington and consider him the greatest of Americans.

It might just be the politician in him that keeps away humility, but I don’t think it would be slam dunk that even Ted would not succumb to the call of power.


34 posted on 09/15/2013 12:26:52 PM PDT by bestintxas (Anyone who votes for Obama after these 4 miserable years needs to take a mandatory citizenship test.)
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To: Iron Munro

He also denies the existence of dentists.


35 posted on 09/15/2013 7:03:37 PM PDT by TheOldLady
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