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Gov. Hickenlooper apologizes for how gun control was handled
KOAA.com ^ | 14 Jun 14 | Monica Gouty

Posted on 06/15/2014 5:48:11 AM PDT by real saxophonist

Gov. Hickenlooper apologizes for how gun control was handled

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Gov. John Hickenlooper told a group of Colorado sheriffs he is sorry for the way last year's gun-control measures were handled, and he acknowledged that the lawmen were shut out of the process.

Answering questions at the County Sheriffs of Colorado conference in Aspen on Friday, the governor said "I would say in the gun stuff, we certainly could have done a better job."

The Aspen Daily News reports Weld County Sheriff John Cooke asked Hickenlooper why he didn't meet with sheriffs before he signed the legislation. The governor said he did not know the lawmen were trying to talk to him until it was too late.

The legislation included new expanded background checks and a 15-round ammunition magazine limit.


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: banglist

1 posted on 06/15/2014 5:48:11 AM PDT by real saxophonist
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To: real saxophonist

Is Chickenloper running for re-election? It is the only time most jackasses pretend to be a little humble.


2 posted on 06/15/2014 5:49:48 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: real saxophonist
Aspen Daily News story
3 posted on 06/15/2014 5:50:05 AM PDT by real saxophonist (Shiny!)
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To: real saxophonist

But will he ask for a reset so it can be done right? Don’t hold your breath.


4 posted on 06/15/2014 5:51:07 AM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: real saxophonist

The A-hole should have apologized to the citizens/voters too, but the truth is that he doesn’t think that he did anything wrong.


5 posted on 06/15/2014 5:51:41 AM PDT by winner3000
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To: Vigilanteman

Yes, running for reelection in what many expect to be a losing race for him.


6 posted on 06/15/2014 5:52:17 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Want to keep your doctor? Remove your Democrat Senator.)
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To: Balding_Eagle

I hope he loses...and I don’t even live there.


7 posted on 06/15/2014 5:55:08 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Balding_Eagle

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hickenlooper


8 posted on 06/15/2014 6:01:08 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: real saxophonist

What a lying piece of doody.


9 posted on 06/15/2014 6:01:46 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: hal ogen

Sounds like Tom Tancredo is running away with the nomination.


10 posted on 06/15/2014 6:02:21 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: real saxophonist
So he "apologizes" only for procedural issues, and even then only to government employees and not the public. That seems more like a condescending power-grabber's attempt to stroke a few ruffled feathers in order to co-opt county law enforcement in the future.

Mr. niteowl77

11 posted on 06/15/2014 6:03:44 AM PDT by niteowl77 ("Why do we go to Iowa? Because that's where the suckers are.")
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To: hal ogen

The day he signed the “ gun stuff “ we got our house ready for market , sold it , and moved back to Texas . He won’t have this tax payer to kick around anymore .


12 posted on 06/15/2014 6:03:51 AM PDT by katykelly
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To: george76

Colorado ping.


13 posted on 06/15/2014 6:04:01 AM PDT by RandallFlagg (Uninstall Fascist Firefox. Get Pale Moon.)
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To: real saxophonist

I hope he’s REALLY sorry after he gets voted out of office.


14 posted on 06/15/2014 6:04:25 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Balding_Eagle

I’m starting to see some yard signs for Adams county sheriff. Looked them both up, and they have that gun grabbing scumbag Ulibarri friended on their FB pages.
Took a few screenshots of it in case they delete it.


15 posted on 06/15/2014 6:07:50 AM PDT by RandallFlagg (Uninstall Fascist Firefox. Get Pale Moon.)
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To: cripplecreek
God knows, I hope you are right.
Sad part is, if Tancredo wins the nomination, the GOPe will probably divert their donations and support to the Hickenlooper campaign.
Remember, they had rather lose to Hickenlooper than have Tancredo win.
Go Tom Go!
16 posted on 06/15/2014 6:13:27 AM PDT by Tupelo (I feel more like Philip Nolan every day)
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To: real saxophonist

...sounds like he’s feeling a cold wind in his face.


17 posted on 06/15/2014 6:16:20 AM PDT by BobL
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To: BobL

“.....sounds like he’s feeling a cold wind in his face.”

And a hot poker up his behind.


18 posted on 06/15/2014 6:27:48 AM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (I don't want to feel "safe." I want to feel FREE!)
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To: real saxophonist

I had my Hickenlooper replaced at an auto shop, cost me $1000


19 posted on 06/15/2014 6:31:15 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: real saxophonist

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorado_gubernatorial_election,_2014

The 2014 Colorado gubernatorial election will take place on November 4, 2014, to elect the Governor of Colorado. Incumbent Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper is running for election to a second term in office.

Republican primary

At the Republican state assembly on April 12, 2014, Mike Kopp and Scott Gessler received 34% and 33% of the votes of over 3,900 delegates, respectively, thus winning a place on the ballot. Greg Brophy, Steve House and Roni Bell Sylvester received 19%, 13% and 2%, respectively, falling short of the 30% needed to qualify for the ballot. Bob Beauprez and Tom Tancredo did not contest the assembly vote, instead petitioning their way onto the ballot.[8]


20 posted on 06/15/2014 6:33:46 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Balding_Eagle

Yeh he’s sorry now that Tancredo is running to kick him out.


21 posted on 06/15/2014 6:37:15 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

A five way split in the primary so both ways Bob can win one for the establishment. My preference is Gessler.


22 posted on 06/15/2014 6:40:21 AM PDT by SpeakerToAnimals (I hope to earn a name in battle)
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To: Vigilanteman

Fake ! Vote his @$$ out !


23 posted on 06/15/2014 6:45:51 AM PDT by CORedneck
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To: Tupelo

There are plenty of FReepers who come running to denounce him as racist, one trick pony, anti immigrant, etc.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/3167782/posts


24 posted on 06/15/2014 6:47:13 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: winner3000

Notice that he did not apologize for IMPLEMENTING gun control, rather he apologized for how the message was communicated.

You are correct. He doesn’t think he did anything wrong.


25 posted on 06/15/2014 6:51:31 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: real saxophonist

Governor Hickenlooper took his lead from Governor Cuomo. The law was passed in the dead of night by skipping the lawfully required debate process and cutting any opposition out.


26 posted on 06/15/2014 6:54:46 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (Unarmed people cannot defend themselves. America is no longer a Free Country.)
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To: taxcontrol

Sounds to me like he’s sorry he didn’t invite lawmen in for some wheeling and dealing.


27 posted on 06/15/2014 6:55:04 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: real saxophonist; All
--maybe I missed it, but so far have not seen a word of this in the Denver Post--

--this morning's edition has the usual anti-gun editorial as the lead--- --http://www.denverpost.com/editorials/ci_25959689/still-waiting-congress-guns

28 posted on 06/15/2014 7:03:21 AM PDT by rellimpank (--don't believe anything the media or government says about firearms or explosives--)
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To: real saxophonist

It is not too late Chicienpooper. You can take many measures now. Lying to get reelected is the way you chose though.


29 posted on 06/15/2014 7:03:28 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: real saxophonist

Chickenpooper is only sorry his tyranny is backfiring on him. He isn’t sorry he did it.


30 posted on 06/15/2014 7:03:28 AM PDT by Gritty (The war is over. We won. - Michael Yon, Top Iraq War Correspondent, 07/21/2008)
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To: RandallFlagg; MileHi; dhs12345; dynachrome; Balata; bboop; BulletBobCo; Carley; ColoCowgirl; ...

Colorado Ping ( Let me know if you wish to be added or removed from the list.)


31 posted on 06/15/2014 7:13:40 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: Gritty

As is the case with all liberal socialists, the crime is not in the doing, but in the getting caught.


32 posted on 06/15/2014 7:17:27 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: real saxophonist

A true obamaite...”I didn’t know”!


33 posted on 06/15/2014 7:18:08 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: real saxophonist

The “gun stuff”.

Idiot.


34 posted on 06/15/2014 7:19:54 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: katykelly

Welcome back! Who I would want to live in a state run by Leftists and roaming dopers?


35 posted on 06/15/2014 7:37:24 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: real saxophonist

He is only sorry he couldn’t do more.


36 posted on 06/15/2014 7:40:37 AM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: real saxophonist

Should we accept his apology? We should tell him FU...


37 posted on 06/15/2014 7:49:30 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: Georgia Girl 2; hal ogen

There’s one thing about being in politics for awhile, as Tancredo has been. He knows how to fight like a man, and will kick Hickenloopers’ ass from one side of the state to the other if he is the R nominee.


38 posted on 06/15/2014 8:05:41 AM PDT by Balding_Eagle (Want to keep your doctor? Remove your Democrat Senator.)
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To: real saxophonist
Gov. Hickenlooper apologizes for how gun control was handled

I'll believe it when he writes it in his memoirs from prison.

39 posted on 06/15/2014 8:22:06 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Tupelo
, if Tancredo wins the nomination, the GOPe will probably divert their donations and support to the Hickenlooper campaign.

GOPe can't be everywhere at once :-)

40 posted on 06/15/2014 8:24:23 AM PDT by Kenny
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To: 12th_Monkey

At least you were able ro get rid of it.


41 posted on 06/15/2014 9:18:37 AM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: real saxophonist
The reason Gov. Hickenpooper didn't discuss the legislation is becuase it was a POLITICAL decision, not a LAW ENFORCEMENT issue!
42 posted on 06/15/2014 9:39:53 AM PDT by leprechaun9
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To: real saxophonist

Resign Chickenlooper, you worthless Socialist.


43 posted on 06/15/2014 10:43:35 AM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

On Tancredo... It’s already been publicized, that he was a public school teacher and avoided the Vietnam draft by revealing that he was mentally ill. Tancredo’s campaigns have also been predictably colorful.

On the issue of people of Mexican descent, Colorado is much like Texas, with Spanish and Mexican influence interwoven into the whole history of the State. Ranching families of several Colorado generations (as differentiated from many of the newer fake ranchers) are aware of that and tend to inform newer neighbors of the same.

Gessler is probably the most realistic, conservative choice in the CO primary with his desire to repeal bad regulations aand his experience in preventing election fraud.


44 posted on 06/15/2014 12:37:08 PM PDT by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of corruption smelled around the planet.)
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To: bjorn14

Ha!


45 posted on 06/16/2014 10:49:01 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: real saxophonist
The governor said he did not know the lawmen were trying to talk to him until it was too late.

I'll bet he heard about it on the news the morning after he signed the bill.

46 posted on 06/17/2014 6:17:25 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos.)
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