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Pro-O'Rourke Protester Admits at Cruz Event He Wants to Take Their Guns Away
Townhall.com ^ | August 31, 2018 | Cortney O'Brien

Posted on 08/31/2018 7:44:33 AM PDT by jazusamo

Pro-O'Rourke Protester Admits at Cruz Event He Wants to Take Their Guns Away

At a Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) event in Amarillo this week, he was visited by a protester who is supporting his opponent, Beto O'Rourke. The protester didn't like what Cruz had to say about gun control, so he made a scene. A Cruz supporter spoke up and shouted at him to "come and take it!" As in, come and take their guns. The O'Rourke protester offered a surprisingly honest response.

Beto O’Rourke protester yelling in town hall on gun control.
Texan man- “Come and take it!”
Beto guy, “We will!”
Then @tedcruz said, That exchange right there is what this whole campaign is about!
Crowd explodes.

10:24 AM - Aug 29, 2018 · Amarillo, TX

"You want an exchange on the entire election on the 2nd Amendment?" Cruz asked.

"Come and take it," a Texas man in the audience yelled, to which the O'Rourke supporter screamed, "Oh we will!"

That, Cruz said, is why he is running to defend his Senate seat. The exchange he had just witnessed at his Amarillo event can sum up the entire election, he explained. Cruz said the protester is a perfect representation of his opponent's Second Amendment stance. O'Rourke, Cruz explained, has tweeted how proud he is to have an 'F' rating from the NRA. Cruz retweeted him, making sure Texans know that the Democrat is "a big Government, gun grabbing liberal."

So, he asked his constituents, "Is Texas going to stand up and defend itself?" That question got a standing ovation.

You can watch a clear video of the exchange here .

Cruz has often chided Democrats for pouncing on tragedies for political gain.

“The reaction of Democrats to any tragedy is to try to politicize it,” Cruz said after the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February. "So they immediately start calling that we’ve got to take away the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens. That’s not the right answer.”



TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; banglist; betoorourke; guncontrol; gungrabbers; nra; secondamendment; tedcruz; texas; ussenate
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1 posted on 08/31/2018 7:44:33 AM PDT by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo

Dems think if they take away Guns they can Rule Forever


2 posted on 08/31/2018 7:46:30 AM PDT by butlerweave
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To: butlerweave

They can try, but they’ll only end up ruling in hell.


3 posted on 08/31/2018 7:50:47 AM PDT by Noumenon (When all liberals have is a hammer, every problem is a nail in YOUR coffin.)
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To: butlerweave
Dems think if they take away Guns they can Rule Forever

Rats aspiring to mimic Hitler and and Stalin while accusing their political opponents of being Nazis. . . both evil AND ignorant.

4 posted on 08/31/2018 7:51:23 AM PDT by RatRipper (Unindicted co-conspirators: the Mainstream Media and the Democratic Party)
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To: butlerweave

Uh, if history is a true example, they pretty much CAN rule forever if guns are removed from the hands of people. Flippancy is not good in the overall long haul when it comes to a country’s protection by it’s people from insiders and outsiders who have domination plans. I’m seeing a lot of Beto signs in my area. I believe they are by teachers in my area who are mystified and still angry they lost the last attempt to get more funding for the school district. “For the children,” is finally (please, let’s hope!) beginning to enter its dying phase.


5 posted on 08/31/2018 7:52:00 AM PDT by Notthereyet (Notthereyet)
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To: LUV W

Ping


6 posted on 08/31/2018 7:52:24 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: jazusamo

A certain death wish for Democrats. We will drag them snivelling and crying. Urinating and defecating themselves to the fields where they will be executed by firing squad.


7 posted on 08/31/2018 7:52:26 AM PDT by DarthVader ("The biggest misconception on Free Republic is that the Deep State is invulnerable")
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To: jazusamo
"...a sniper behind every blade of grass." --Isoroku Yamamoto CIC Imperial Japanese Navy
8 posted on 08/31/2018 7:52:43 AM PDT by onedoug (Dale Janssen, 1/1 Cavalry, Americal, I Corps RVN 68-69, passed JUL 2018. RIP)
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To: Noumenon

Yep, it’s easy for the gun grabbers to say but quite another thing to do it.


9 posted on 08/31/2018 7:53:30 AM PDT by jazusamo (Have You Donated to Keep Free Republic Up and Running?)
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To: jazusamo

I have watched Beto’s commercial he is running and he says nothing. It’s all him standing there spinning shiny plates in the air, like Obama used to do.


10 posted on 08/31/2018 7:55:28 AM PDT by Slyfox (Not my circus, not my monkeys)
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To: butlerweave

O’Rourke is using the name Beto to imply he’s really Hispanic. Beto is slang for Roberto, which in English translates to Robert. So why is Bobby not admitting he is just Irish decent? Is he ashamed of his heritage or is just like Obama when he change from Barry to Barack


11 posted on 08/31/2018 7:59:16 AM PDT by shadeaud
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12 posted on 08/31/2018 8:00:45 AM PDT by jazusamo (Have You Donated to Keep Free Republic Up and Running?)
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To: jazusamo

It’s not “just” a question of taking them away.

The question is also “who winds up with them?” Because, someone—whether in tyrannical authority, or merely criminal, will.

Gun-grabbers think that either they will wind up controlling weaponry, or forces allied and controlled by them will.

Of course there are some silly uni-sexers who think that all weapons will evaporate and we’ll all eat vegetables, or in a pinch, synthesized proteins. But they are shock-troop sheep, not the drivers of the anti-gun cabal.


13 posted on 08/31/2018 8:17:43 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine ("It's always a party when you're eating the seed corn.")
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To: jazusamo

You always have to be aware of the real agenda. They will tell you they don’t want to ban guns, just enact some “common sense legislation”. But whatever gets passed will never be enough. It is just a segue to the next set of demands. The same with the enviros. No global warming legislation would ever be enough. More will always be required, up to and including that thing where 90% of the human population has to go. We have to dig in and resist every step of the way.


14 posted on 08/31/2018 8:18:49 AM PDT by beef
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To: DarthVader

I wish I could think that our side will fight back. I hope so. If it ever comes to it, ours will be those “cold, dead fingers” from which they pry our guns. And until that moment, every conservative woman will be scolding, clutching at us, saying, “Be nice!” “You shouldn’t stoop to his level.” “Think of the children.” “You are making me uncomfortable.” “I don’t want to be around you when you are like this.”

You know how when you get in a fist fight how your own friend will grab you from behind and try to pull you off? The best way is to warn him beforehand, warn everyone not to ever do that. But if he does, you must turn on him with a violent ferocity that stops his interference immediately. Otherwise your opponent is free to wail on you.

We can make an honorable peace with honorable enemies, but the traitors to our own side must be shot!


15 posted on 08/31/2018 8:20:43 AM PDT by BDParrish (One representative for every 30,000 persons!)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

“shock-troop sheep”

I like that, it fits those wimps perfectly.


16 posted on 08/31/2018 8:23:59 AM PDT by jazusamo (Have You Donated to Keep Free Republic Up and Running?)
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To: jazusamo
"Come and take it," a Texas man in the audience yelled, to which the O'Rourke supporter screamed, "Oh we will!"

It doesn't get any more stark than that.

Vote Cruz!

17 posted on 08/31/2018 8:30:17 AM PDT by NorthMountain (... the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed)
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To: jazusamo

I will not give up my weapons voluntarily, Beto.

So when you come, bring a lunch and plenty of body bags.

5.56mm


18 posted on 08/31/2018 8:32:17 AM PDT by M Kehoe (DRAIN THE SWAMP!)
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To: shadeaud

So...Robert O’Rourke became Beto O’Rourke the way Jerry Rivers became Geraldo Rivera and for the same reason.

Craziest midterms ever.


19 posted on 08/31/2018 9:05:44 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam. Buy ammo.")
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To: Notthereyet

Not just that, but people seem concerned that they’ll be exposed to reprisals if they put up Republican signs.

The Left has finally managed to merge fascism and communism into one big the State over all ideology.


20 posted on 08/31/2018 9:11:14 AM PDT by Rurudyne (Standup Philosopher)
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