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  •  It's not either or. Limits on Guns and limits gun (2+ / 0-)
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    on gun ownership is the future.

    If you could have repealed those laws you would have. But you couldn't and didn't.

    I don't have to support unlimited guns and unlimited gun ownership to get the tea party out of office.

    You sliced off a winnable section and won. Closely. The vote was suppressed. The ballots were changed at the last minute. And still you won by only a hair. In an off year election.

    Kessler and his ilk are not running the show.

    give the NRA the Royal Flush join Stop The NRA

    by 88kathy on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 03:04:44 PM PDT

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    •  Yes. Actually it is. (0+ / 0-)

      As demonstrated by you referring to Colorado as 'victory'.

      If a district with more registered Dems & voted +19 for Obama is 'winnable', thanks to gun control then the party is fucked.
      Not that you care: as you have proven, you care more about gun control than about the party.

      Those who would sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither.

      by FrankRose on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 03:13:48 PM PDT

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      •  You are avoiding the issue. You did succeed in (3+ / 0-)
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        punishing and trying to make everyone fear the unlimited gun and unlimited ownership crowd.

        But

        you

        did

        not

        repeal

        the laws

        limiting guns

        HB 1224 and HB 1229.

        Effective July 1, Colorado's new laws limit ammunition magazines to 15 rounds and require universal background checks on all gun purchases. Gun buyers, rather than sellers, must pay for their own background checks, a $10 fee.
        If you could have repealed the law, you would have, but you couldn't and didn't.

        We are talking GOTV here and you have nothing to contribute. Unlimited guns and unlimited gun ownership will not GOTV. Or you would have repealed the laws and recalled all the Democrats in the state.

        give the NRA the Royal Flush join Stop The NRA

        by 88kathy on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 03:21:02 PM PDT

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        •  Your wording is inaccurate. (1+ / 0-)
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          They haven't been repealed... yet.

          Your hate-mail will be graded.

          by PavePusher on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 04:48:32 PM PDT

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        •  Who gives a shit? (0+ / 0-)

          What difference does it make if the laws are repealed or not?
          The party just got a humiliating beating for your precious unenforceable law.

          Just more evidence that gun controllers couldn't care less about the party or violence.
          For gun controllers it's just about getting 'them', taking 'their' liberties, for 'their' own good.

          Those who would sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither.

          by FrankRose on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 08:58:18 PM PDT

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          •  Frankly my dear you are cussing. Guess there (3+ / 0-)
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            are no 86,105 signatures on any re-call of the law.

            You have 55 sheriffs on the wall. You have no marshals at all. You have no police chiefs. You have no police unions. And your 55 sheriffs can be sued for not enforcing the law.

            You beat up two state representatives and soon everyone will know that's all you got. It wasn't easy or fun and you only won by cheating voters. If you didn't need to cheat you wouldn't have done it.

            And still guns are not unlimited and gun ownership is not unlimited. Those days are over and everyone knows it.

            give the NRA the Royal Flush join Stop The NRA

            by 88kathy on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 10:59:38 PM PDT

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            •  WTF (0+ / 0-)

              Somehow 55 sheriffs publicly coming out against a law (a law that got two Senators repealed) is irrelevant because 'Marshalls'?
              Whatever you say.
              Sheriffs have to worry about elections......and as been proven gun control is problematic.

              "cheating voters"
              By letting them vote?

              "guns are not unlimited"
              Never was.

              "Those days are over"
              You mean the political carriers of Morse & Giron?
              Yeah....I know.

              Those who would sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither.

              by FrankRose on Sat Sep 14, 2013 at 11:51:55 PM PDT

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            •  Wow. Beautiful comment. (0+ / 0-)

              "you are cussing"
              No shit? Thanks for the fucking update.

              "You have 55 sheriffs"
              Yet, you somehow think that is a good thing because 'Marshall'?
              If 55 sheriffs refused to uphold an abortion limiting law, would that be a good thing for Pro-choice, or a bad thing?
              Way to not even realizing when you are losing.

              "That's all you got"
              1) It's not me. It's gun controllers.
              2) They've got a lot more in store.
              Thanks for helping them weaken the party.

              "by cheating the voters"
              By letting them vote? The election where 20%-30% of Democrats voted for the recall?

              "Guns are still not unlimited"
              They never were.

              "Those days are over"
              I'm neither Giron nor Morse.
              Great job ensuring their demise.

              Those who would sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither.

              by FrankRose on Sun Sep 15, 2013 at 09:33:44 AM PDT

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