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GOP Congressional Candidate Carries a Gun Because of Gabby Giffords
breitbart.com ^ | 5/30/2014 | AWR Hawkins

Posted on 05/31/2014 7:41:23 AM PDT by rktman

Iowa State Senator Brad Zaun (R-Urbandale) is in the primary race for U.S. Congress and says he often carries "a 9mm handgun" with him because of the attack on Gabrielle Giffords.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2a; banglist; giffords; guncontrol; iowa
Guess he needs to avoid a few restaurants huh?
1 posted on 05/31/2014 7:41:23 AM PDT by rktman
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To: rktman

The only politician out there who is smart enough to come up with the correct response to the Giffords thing.


2 posted on 05/31/2014 7:45:57 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: rktman

Never been a believer in advertizing that I’m CCW. That could give a bad guy an advantage he might not otherwise have. ............Just my 2 cent.


3 posted on 05/31/2014 7:46:19 AM PDT by V_TWIN (white pri)
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To: rktman
I can see why he would carry a gun.

Democrats are violent Statist thugs, and thugettes.

4 posted on 05/31/2014 7:46:19 AM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: V_TWIN

Gotta agree with that. So, I guess you aren’t gonna be ordering one of those “Hey Everybody! I’m Carrying A Weapon” T-shirts then. Better to keep ‘em guessin’. :>}


5 posted on 05/31/2014 7:49:39 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: rktman

“guess you aren’t gonna be ordering one of those “Hey Everybody! I’m Carrying A Weapon” T-shirts then.”

Nope, never understood the “protected by Smith and Wesson” yard signs and bumper stickers.


6 posted on 05/31/2014 7:52:35 AM PDT by V_TWIN (white pri)
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To: V_TWIN
Some of us just don't care who knows.

/johnny

7 posted on 05/31/2014 7:55:14 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: V_TWIN

>>Never been a believer in advertizing that I’m CCW. That could give a bad guy an advantage he might not otherwise have. ............Just my 2 cent.

Or it might make him decide to go somewhere else to find a victim. There’s a good argument to be made either way.

Personally, I’d rather avoid the gunfight by openly carrying.


8 posted on 05/31/2014 8:01:32 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyranni)
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To: Bryanw92
The only way I can carry anything bigger than a Jennings .22lr auto comfortably is open carry.

Hopefully with Dewhurst out of the way in Texas, open carry, or constitutional carry can become law, instead of being blocked in the State Senate.

/johnny

9 posted on 05/31/2014 8:05:20 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: kiryandil

Are the liberals there shooting republicans, too? Or just other ‘rats?


10 posted on 05/31/2014 8:11:48 AM PDT by Dr. Pritchett
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To: JRandomFreeper

I don’t go any bigger than a my trusty old J-frame or a Sig P290 for concealed carry. But, when it get really hot outside, the Beretta Bobcat in 22 is my last resort.


11 posted on 05/31/2014 8:12:38 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyranni)
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To: V_TWIN

LOL! “Never mind the dog. Beware of owner.” signs always crack me up too.


12 posted on 05/31/2014 8:13:09 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
I'm OK with it.


It sure beats Peter Kings reflex to start screeching for laws to protect congressmen.


13 posted on 05/31/2014 8:15:14 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: rktman
Gabby Likes Guns Too


14 posted on 05/31/2014 8:16:35 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Black skin has morphed into Teflon.)
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15 posted on 05/31/2014 8:18:36 AM 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: cripplecreek

LOL! A lot of these public servants have figured out the real reason for the Second Amendment and are scared to death.


16 posted on 05/31/2014 8:19:10 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Iron Munro

Did you ever catch the video of her at the range outside Las Vegas popping a few rounds? She starts to turn to the left and mx. mark kelley-giffords rushes over to “disarm” her before she pans those in the “audience”. She no longer has the mental capacity to posses so why no outcry? (Rhetorical of course.)


17 posted on 05/31/2014 8:20:02 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
A lot of these public servants have figured out the real reason for the Second Amendment and are scared to death.

BUMP! They could do us a favor and disarm themselves, leave the ill-gotten $$$ behind, leave politics and live happy ever after in a "gun free" zone. /sarc

18 posted on 05/31/2014 8:29:46 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: musicman

That editorial cartoon is funny. I had to cut it out when I first saw it and paste it on the wall of my office.


19 posted on 05/31/2014 9:22:14 AM 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: ExCTCitizen
(I agree!!)


20 posted on 05/31/2014 9:23:43 AM 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: rktman

For those who might not know, this is a typically safe Republican seat and has a number of well-known candidates, several of whom chickened out from the tougher US Senate race.

Zaun has run unsuccessfully before, but is very popular and is actually a conservative. Mike Huckabee has endorsed one of his opponents.


21 posted on 05/31/2014 9:28:55 AM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: rktman
Did you ever catch the video of her at the range outside Las Vegas popping a few rounds? She starts to turn to the left and mx. mark kelley-giffords rushes over to “disarm” her before she pans those in the “audience”. She no longer has the mental capacity to posses so why no outcry?

No. I didn't know about it.

Thanks for the heads-up.

I'll see if I can find it.


22 posted on 05/31/2014 7:10:19 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Black skin has morphed into Teflon.)
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To: Iron Munro

Sorry I don’t have the link any longer but I’m sure it’s available out here in the ether.


23 posted on 05/31/2014 9:26:15 PM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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