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Gun Companies Continue to Abandon North for Pro-Gun South
Breitbart.com ^ | 2/17/2014 | AWR Hawkins

Posted on 02/18/2014 6:37:36 AM PST by rktman

What started as a slow trickle when American Tactical Imports (ATI) and PTR moved from the northeast to South Carolina, has now become an all out surge with Magpul Industries leaving Colorado, Beretta leaving Maryland for Tennessee, and Remington acquiring a 500,000 square ft. facility in Alabama.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2a; banglist; guncontrol; secondamendment
Must be because of them there redneck toofless backwoods hillbillys are buying off those yankee gun makers. Now if we could only pry Colt and Ruger and anyone else still in the NE to get out.
1 posted on 02/18/2014 6:37:36 AM PST by rktman
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To: rktman

Come on down!


2 posted on 02/18/2014 6:40:54 AM PST by servo1969
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To: rktman

We truly are a Nation Divided. Gonna get interesting...


3 posted on 02/18/2014 6:41:27 AM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

Thank faux-bama for bringing us together. Right?


4 posted on 02/18/2014 6:43:17 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme),unemployment will necessarily skyrocket! Despite the % dropping. Period.)
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To: rktman

Wonder when these states will start passing Exit Taxes on companies wishing to leave the socialist paradise states?


5 posted on 02/18/2014 6:44:34 AM PST by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: rktman

If they are smart, they’ll be along shortly...You Snooze, You Lose!


6 posted on 02/18/2014 6:46:11 AM PST by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: Yorlik803

“Wonder when these states will start passing Exit Taxes on companies wishing to leave the socialist paradise states?”

I thought Cali was trying.


7 posted on 02/18/2014 6:46:17 AM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Yorlik803

people here are extremely happy to see remington not only on the 2nd amendment issue but those are some good paying jobs


8 posted on 02/18/2014 6:46:26 AM PST by jneesy (rough seas make skillful sailors)
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To: rktman

Its not just gun companies. Republicans dominate the low tax, union free South. The South is attracting the high paying , wealth producing manufacturing jobs of all sorts that lead to prosperity. The once prosperous North has embraced liberalism or socialism lite. It is hemorrhaging jobs, social stability and people. There is a historic transformation taking place in the United States.


9 posted on 02/18/2014 6:47:06 AM PST by allendale
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To: allendale

Wouldn’t it be great to truly separate the policies of the left from the policies of the right, along state boundaries, and show which policies are most successful?

Wait... that’s how the country was intended to be.
And wait... the left wouldn’t stand for it for several reasons, chief of which would be the exposure of what works and what doesn’t.


10 posted on 02/18/2014 6:49:08 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: allendale

But, but, but. I’ve seen ads on TV touting NY as the place to start your business or move it and be tax free for 10 years. They even claim tax free zones all over the state. Yeah, just wait until year 11. CHA CHING!!!!!


11 posted on 02/18/2014 6:49:16 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme),unemployment will necessarily skyrocket! Despite the % dropping. Period.)
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To: allendale
There is a historic transformation taking place in the United States.

Yep. a Fundamental transformation.

Liberals were always ones for unintended consequences.

12 posted on 02/18/2014 6:49:30 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: rktman

Will the South rise again?


13 posted on 02/18/2014 6:51:42 AM PST by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: jneesy

Would love to get a job at a gun company. Imagine the employee discounts.


14 posted on 02/18/2014 6:53:05 AM PST by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: rktman

Thank you Beretta for choosing low cost of living TN that has NO STATE INCOME TAX for your workers. Land Between the Lakes is teaming with hunting and fishing. My first handgun was a small .038 Beretta automatic, had to trade her in when old Arthur got my hands so bad I could not rack it or break it down to clean it. So traded it in for a Taurus Ultra Lite 38 Revolver I can take care of. The new Taurus is a little smaller and conceals better. Great for women with small hands.


15 posted on 02/18/2014 7:03:54 AM PST by GailA (IF you fail to keep your promises to the Military, you won't keep them to Citizens!)
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To: rktman

Thank you Beretta for choosing low cost of living TN that has NO STATE INCOME TAX for your workers. Land Between the Lakes is teaming with hunting and fishing. My first handgun was a small .038 Beretta automatic, had to trade her in when old Arthur got my hands so bad I could not rack it or break it down to clean it. So traded it in for a Taurus Ultra Lite 38 Revolver I can take care of. The new Taurus is a little smaller and conceals better. Great for women with small hands.

I’m a 65 yr old great grand, and I am not back wood hillbilly, but I do grow my own veggies and small berries for year long use. Even have 98% of my own teeth, that are in better condition than McNasty’s ugly ones.

My grand parents came from the hills of TN as did my mom and dad other than lack of education due to the Great Depression they looked like any other nicely dressed Americans of that time period. I wear dresses to church too as I was taught it was proper to do to show our Lord respect. Not rags these teens wear or street walker clothes.


16 posted on 02/18/2014 7:10:10 AM PST by GailA (IF you fail to keep your promises to the Military, you won't keep them to Citizens!)
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To: rktman

Why Kimber Mfg Co is still in NY & NJ, is beyond me.


17 posted on 02/18/2014 7:14:34 AM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: MrB

The problem is that liberals follow the jobs then keep voting liberal ruining the area.

Look at California.


18 posted on 02/18/2014 7:16:18 AM PST by dangerdoc (I don't think you should be forced to make the same decision I did even if I know I'm right.)
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To: GailA

.038? That was a small Berreta.


19 posted on 02/18/2014 7:17:56 AM PST by dangerdoc (I don't think you should be forced to make the same decision I did even if I know I'm right.)
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To: rktman

Ruger’s opening a facility in North Carolina.


20 posted on 02/18/2014 7:19:53 AM PST by Oberon (John 12:5-6)
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To: carriage_hill

You gonna join me in helping them move? I got a truck. Help defray the cost of pulling up stakes. ;>}


21 posted on 02/18/2014 7:20:00 AM PST by rktman (Under my plan(scheme),unemployment will necessarily skyrocket! Despite the % dropping. Period.)
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To: allendale; All

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22 posted on 02/18/2014 7:20:01 AM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: rktman

I’ll help!


23 posted on 02/18/2014 7:35:51 AM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: dangerdoc
.038? That was a small Berreta.

I'm thinking maybe a .380?

24 posted on 02/18/2014 7:36:38 AM PST by super7man
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To: super7man

It’s more fun to think of a .038 Berreta, the needle gun. 100 round mag and fits in your pocket.


25 posted on 02/18/2014 7:46:20 AM PST by dangerdoc (I don't think you should be forced to make the same decision I did even if I know I'm right.)
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To: allendale

This is exactly the scenario that lead up to the civil war before slavery became the main issue when the north needed a boost.


26 posted on 02/18/2014 8:26:05 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: rktman

Exactly. One good thing though is that the left has SO overplayed their hand on everything this time around that the backlash is going to be smackin’ them upside the head come 2014 and 2016.

I love Wisconsin, but if I have to move south in the future, I sure won’t miss the liberals!


27 posted on 02/18/2014 10:29:25 AM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: rktman

Won’t be as fast as the cable companies after the first to years of low prices expire.


28 posted on 02/18/2014 1:27:58 PM PST by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: Yorlik803
Wonder when these states will start passing Exit Taxes on companies wishing to leave the socialist paradise states?

So start a new manufacturing company in a free state called Free State Gun Manufacturing. Shut down your fascist-state manufacturing and start buying your product from the new company. This also moves all your profit out of state so your state income taxes fund a free state rather than a fascist one. THEN, sell your trademark to the new company, and shut down the old one. Let them try to tax the corporate corpse.

29 posted on 02/18/2014 6:09:08 PM PST by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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