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Congressional Candidate: NRA Supporters are ‘Pure Trash’. The second name calling "SWISH" tonight
Tea Party ^ | April 6, 2014 | The Blaze

Posted on 04/06/2014 6:48:34 PM PDT by progunner

A Congressional candidate running for the nomination to unseat House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) ignited an Internet firestorm when he appeared to go on a tirade against conservatives and the National Rifle Association Saturday night.

Mike Dickinson rejected support — on a Twitter account appearing to belong to him — from anyone who supports the NRA, is pro-life or participates in “Obama hating.”

Immediately following the string of tweets, Dickinson received immediate backlash online, with individuals turning to Twitter to offer their thoughts.

Despite the overwhelming reaction to the tweets, the self-described “liberal Democrat” did not appear to issue any apologies. In fact, on Sunday morning he appeared to respond to some criticism by continuing to mock the intelligence of those questioning him.

“I went to engineering school and I support the NRA,” one person tweeted him.

“Went or graduated? RW has large college dropout rate,” a tweet on the Dickinson account replied.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Government; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: banglist; ericcantor; guncontrol; mikedickinson; twitter; virginia
Hey Dickinson, did you and Maher just leave a motel room together. For those of you who never saw (as I didn't) Dickinson may I suggest you click on the link. You will also see some of the responders.
1 posted on 04/06/2014 6:48:34 PM PDT by progunner
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To: progunner

He is getting what he wanted - publicity and a way to stir up his base. What a tool.


2 posted on 04/06/2014 6:56:38 PM PDT by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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To: progunner

What a creep. Language like that has no business in public debate. Another sign of the coarsening of our culture.

Of course, as one of the commenters below points out, Dickinson is probably playing to the far left base, who will eat that sort of slimy rhetoric up. Sad to say, but he’s probably helping himself more than hurting himself with his vulgar rants.

Cantor’s not my favorite pol, but I hope he mops the floor with this jerkwad on election day.


3 posted on 04/06/2014 6:58:34 PM PDT by DemforBush (The scourge of mariachis and polka bands everywhere.)
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To: Pining_4_TX

Yep, the Alan Grayson school of public relations.


4 posted on 04/06/2014 7:01:17 PM PDT by ExpatGator (I hate Illinois Nazis!)
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To: progunner

Here is the post about Maher’s efforts at Alinsky demonization of Republicans and those who value our 2nd Amendment rights. I bet Dickinson sleeps with a gun under his pillow too. They are all hypocrits who use Alinsky tactics for their benefit.


5 posted on 04/06/2014 7:01:20 PM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: progunner

Here is the post about Maher’s efforts at Alinsky demonization of Republicans and those who value our 2nd Amendment rights. I bet Dickinson sleeps with a gun under his pillow too. They are all hypocrits who use Alinsky tactics for their benefit.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3141527/posts


6 posted on 04/06/2014 7:01:39 PM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: progunner

Anyone who has the word “DICK” in any part of his name ought to choose his invective very carefully. Just sayin’ ;)


7 posted on 04/06/2014 7:07:35 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: progunner
`Dickinson' that shor is a DELiverance photo: Deliverance 13747e8a5fecd75e.gif funny name, fat boy. Squeeeeal!
8 posted on 04/06/2014 7:11:57 PM PDT by tumblindice (Are all Democrats inveterate, habitual liars?)
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To: progunner
Wait a minute - where's the promises to work with the House majority if elected, where's the bipartisanship and New Tone?

See, this is how I wish Republicans would campaign as. Be unapologetic and stand on your principles. Even though this clown is a fringe lunatic, this is smart politics. Conservatives don't support Cantor, and if there's another Republican running, he's going to stupidly distance himself from conservatism so he can appear as a moderate. This is why I'm glad De Blasio ran as a socialist. Finally, Democrats are dropping the false pretenses.

9 posted on 04/06/2014 7:16:04 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (GO WISCONSIN BADGERS GO!)
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To: progunner
feh...
10 posted on 04/06/2014 7:19:03 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: progunner

It is a shame because a democrat could win this seat if enough GOP voters decide to remove Eric Cantor by any vote necessary.


11 posted on 04/06/2014 7:19:24 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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12 posted on 04/06/2014 7:20:38 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: progunner

I suspect that the DNC sent this idiot out to say what they really believe, in exchange for some national Democrat campaign money. He is only repeating what Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi would like to say.


13 posted on 04/06/2014 7:20:56 PM PDT by Avid Coug
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To: Pining_4_TX

We need a 100 Democrat candidates like Dickinson. He’s a gift from heaven for Republicans, conservatives, independent and the few honorable Democrats who are in hiding (until election day).

As Bush would say, “Bring it on, Dickinson and clones”.

Let the Left show its true colors as Grayson has been doing lately. The worm is turning, and I don’t mean a little old earth worm. I’m talking about the big boys of “DUNE”.

And when they turn, they destroy the enemy. I like that.


14 posted on 04/06/2014 7:26:49 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Yup, those were some big worms.


15 posted on 04/06/2014 7:28:53 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: progunner

Guess he’s earning the money Cantor is paying him...


16 posted on 04/06/2014 7:33:31 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: progunner

I doubt he was getting much support from any of the groups he hated on, anyway. He’s attempting to play to the far left, without realizing that he’s cutting his own throat.


17 posted on 04/06/2014 8:01:32 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: progunner

Mike, NRA people are trash? I could name call, too, but since I’m a gentleman, I can’t tell you what I would call you.


18 posted on 04/06/2014 8:10:51 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

In fact at his website he barely admits to being a Democrat, tries to sound like a pro-business guy (until you get to his minimum wage stuff;) Also there is a disclaimer at his Facebook page about it not being connected with his campaign staff...


19 posted on 04/06/2014 8:38:18 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: progunner

Hey, I’m a life member; so what does that make me?

I hope I rate something better than “pure trash”. Maybe like rancid trash?


20 posted on 04/06/2014 8:54:17 PM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of gun control?)
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To: progunner

Methinks Cantor doesn’t have to give this guy a second thought.....


21 posted on 04/06/2014 9:06:10 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: progunner

Actual title of article: Congressional Candidate Appears to Have One Harsh Message for the NRA & Its Supporters


22 posted on 04/06/2014 9:14:22 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: progunner

As if I needed a reason not to give him any money.... He may not take the donations of decent people now, but should he get into Congress, he will rob us all blind.


23 posted on 04/06/2014 9:20:04 PM PDT by pallis
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

> Despite the overwhelming reaction to the tweets, the self-described “liberal Democrat” did not appear to issue any apologies. In fact, on Sunday morning he appeared to respond to some criticism by continuing to mock the intelligence of those questioning him.

Thanks progunner.


24 posted on 04/06/2014 9:30:39 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Anybody
smirking slimeball Mike Dickinson


25 posted on 04/06/2014 9:43:25 PM PDT by deks (Sent from my BlackBerry Q10 smartphone :)
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To: deks

Looks like a smaller Chris Christy.


26 posted on 04/06/2014 9:46:39 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: progunner

If there is one thing I can’t stand, it’s a freeloading, public servant wannabe calling me “pure trash”.


27 posted on 04/06/2014 10:33:15 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The debate, ANY DEBATE, is NEVER OVER!)
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To: deks

Smarmy.


28 posted on 04/06/2014 10:36:34 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (FIGHT! FIGHT! SEVERE CONSERVATIVE AND THE WILD RIGHT!)
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To: deks

Thanks for posting the picture neighbor, I didn’t realize I used the wrong link.


29 posted on 04/06/2014 10:41:25 PM PDT by progunner (no compromise)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I hear ya my friend,,,, when my daughter and I first read that article we both rendered him a rather colorful sermon shall I say????


30 posted on 04/06/2014 10:50:51 PM PDT by progunner (no compromise)
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To: progunner
Despite the overwhelming reaction to the tweets, the self-described “liberal Democrat” did not appear to issue any apologies.

Probably because one of the purposes of this, and other such tweets, is for his left-wing handlers to record the Internet addresses and Twitter identities of the people posting opposing tweets. Then the real identity of those posting opposing comments can be traced and determined. These identities will then be stored in a database until such time as they are needed. Then, at a convenient time in the future, Conservative opposition can be dealt with in the same way that the CEO of Mozilla / Firefox was just dealt with (or worse).

As the government's and the left's ability to identify people on the Internet steadily improves, I am mindful of what I post or say anywhere online, even anonymously (well, not ALL of the time obviously, otherwise I would not be writing THIS - one still has to have fun, after all!!).

31 posted on 04/06/2014 10:51:07 PM PDT by Zetman
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To: Frank_2001

sounds like a highly qualified Democrat candidate, for dog catcher.


32 posted on 04/06/2014 11:02:39 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: musicman

Do we really need vile language to get a point across. I remind you that there are ladies present.


33 posted on 04/07/2014 12:41:23 AM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: deks

He has more chins than a Chinese phonebook.


34 posted on 04/07/2014 4:25:20 AM PDT by donozark (The voices inside my head may not be real, but they have some good ideas!)
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To: donozark

Senator Yee said the same sort of thing over the years.


35 posted on 04/07/2014 6:07:08 AM PDT by Therapsid
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To: progunner

With this, he just rubbed out any chance he had of winning against Cantor. He must have realized he was behind and figured he would give it a try. Too bad!


36 posted on 04/07/2014 8:58:02 AM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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