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GEICO: Gun Manufacturer Auto Policy Cancelled...
The Conservative Treehouse ^ | January 23, 2013 | sundance

Posted on 01/23/2013 5:51:26 PM PST by kiryandil

GEICO Insurance Cultural Marxist Hypocrisy – Gun Manufacturer Auto Policy Cancelled Because He Is In Firearm Business….

Because he makes gun parts for a living this policy holder received a letter from GEICO cancelling his auto insurance. The letter says his auto insurance is being cancelled because he owns a company that manufactures parts for firearms:

(fyi, to insure the authenticity I have submitted a copy along with a request for verification to GEICO via email – we’ll see their response)

“The reason for cancellation is your vehicle [...] does not meet our underwriting guidelines because it is used in conjunction with a company that deals in the weapons industry

Get that?

OK, well, take a look at this:

(Excerpt) Read more at theconservativetreehouse.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia; US: Maryland; US: Montana
KEYWORDS: autoinsurance; banglist; boycott; cancelsinsurance; geico; geicocancels; guncontrol; guns; insurance; secondamendment; warrenbuffett; warrenbuffettgeico
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1 posted on 01/23/2013 5:51:33 PM PST by kiryandil
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To: kiryandil

I wish I had GEICO insurance so I could cancel it.


2 posted on 01/23/2013 5:53:41 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Now Playing. Obama II - The Revenge of My Father.)
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To: kiryandil

Boycott


3 posted on 01/23/2013 5:53:48 PM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Looks like I’m going to cancel my policy now.


4 posted on 01/23/2013 5:55:21 PM PST by jrcats (Going Galt!)
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To: kiryandil

Guess the lizard and the pig are toast.


5 posted on 01/23/2013 5:55:37 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: FlingWingFlyer; Bender2

Me too


6 posted on 01/23/2013 5:56:43 PM PST by big'ol_freeper ("Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid" ~ Ronald Wilson Reagan)
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To: bmwcyle

A former Marine and former police officer that I go to church with has been giving concealed weapons classes for years. He told me last Sunday that his insurance policy was cancelled and he could no longer offer shooting classes. What will it be next - you own guns and they will not insure you?


7 posted on 01/23/2013 5:56:50 PM PST by Free America52 (The White guys are getting pissed off. We beat Hitler Hirohito and Krushchev. Obama will be easy.)
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To: kiryandil

Wow! GEICO will be hearing from me!

So this is how it’ll start. Just like smokers & cigarettes, gun owners will be ostracized until public opinion slowly turns against us. I guess Eric Holder was right when he said people need to be brainwashed into viewing Guns differently.

This country is over. Our best days are behind us.


8 posted on 01/23/2013 5:57:04 PM PST by surroundedbyblue (I once saw a movie where only the police & military had guns. It was called "Schindler's List")
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To: bmwcyle

Looks like a Gecko is about to die a slow death of a few million cancelled policies.

Anti American Scum!


9 posted on 01/23/2013 5:58:44 PM PST by VRWCarea51
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To: kiryandil

It’s pretty freaky when you think that GEICO wouldn’t have a business if they didn’t insure one of the biggest killers in America. The automobile.


10 posted on 01/23/2013 5:59:42 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Now Playing. Obama II - The Revenge of My Father.)
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To: kiryandil

Let’s find out where this commie dirtbag lives and cut off his food, water and energy. It’s called ostracism.

Time to drive these commies into forts and see if they can hold out with no supplies.


11 posted on 01/23/2013 6:01:00 PM PST by sergeantdave (The FBI has declared war on the Marine Corps)
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To: VRWCarea51

I hope it is a fast death - GEICO - Government Employee Insurance Co. - run by a bunch of socialist dingbats...but that Gecko sure is sweet!


12 posted on 01/23/2013 6:01:04 PM PST by Sioux-san
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To: kiryandil

Couple this with what banks are doing to dealers & manufacturers in terms of freezing and closing accounts here witness the Beast of Obama’s Marxism.

THIS is how they will achieve confiscation.

Don’t turn in your firearms, you don’t get to have a bank account, insurance etc.

Now we know how it started with the Jews some 70 years ago.


13 posted on 01/23/2013 6:03:01 PM PST by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Free America52

Class Action suits quickly.


14 posted on 01/23/2013 6:03:44 PM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: kiryandil

Anyone in the Military, former Military, or in the family please check out USAA Insurance. Been there for 50 years!
No problems and lowest rates.


15 posted on 01/23/2013 6:06:50 PM PST by TaMoDee ( Lassez les bons temps rouler dans les 2013! Geaux, Pack, Geaux!)
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To: Squantos; Gilbo_3; NFHale

Ping!


16 posted on 01/23/2013 6:07:38 PM PST by hiredhand
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To: Sioux-san

GEICO= Warren Buffet


17 posted on 01/23/2013 6:07:38 PM PST by waredbird
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To: kiryandil

While USAA is oriented to insuring veterans and their families, in a situation like this I suspect they would be willing to extend their services to this gun manufacturer, assuming he is not a veteran.

And USAA is the very best insurer, and almost always the lowest rates.


18 posted on 01/23/2013 6:08:05 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: kiryandil

Well, I was going to switch to them, now I have requested a ‘confirm or deny’ to this story from a local agent; we will see!

They are convenient and not too expensive; I was not aware of their background and loyalties.

EP


19 posted on 01/23/2013 6:08:58 PM PST by elpinta (Jer. 10:23 - It really holds true!)
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To: INVAR

Sounds like a great niche business opportunity to me.

If existing banks and insurance providers won’t cater to the firearms industry, why not start one that does?


20 posted on 01/23/2013 6:09:50 PM PST by Arm_Bears (Ted Kennedy's Oldsmobile has killed more people than my guns.)
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To: waredbird

yep, Buffett owned company.

no surprise.


21 posted on 01/23/2013 6:09:50 PM PST by Clarence
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I’ll be cancelling mine.

What tools.


22 posted on 01/23/2013 6:10:11 PM PST by onona (KCCO, and mind the gap)
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To: INVAR

That’s exactly what they are up to. You will not be able to live, unless you comply with the socialist creed.


23 posted on 01/23/2013 6:10:11 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: kiryandil

Oh my, the opening salvo of trench warfare in the classwars.


24 posted on 01/23/2013 6:10:40 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Sioux-san

“...but that Gecko sure is sweet!”

Looks like a varmint pest to me: SHOOT IT!


25 posted on 01/23/2013 6:11:44 PM PST by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s are the 21st Century's Muskets.)
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To: kiryandil

It looks like all DOD Contractors will be cancelled.


26 posted on 01/23/2013 6:12:52 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: Arm_Bears

Regulation will prohibit you from doing so.

The Free Market no longer exists. We have MarxoFascism now.

Are you not paying attention to what is going on out there?

Is Normalcy Bias this insidiously rooted in our own people?


27 posted on 01/23/2013 6:13:42 PM PST by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: kiryandil

I suspect this is just a matter of liability. Insurance companies end up holding the bag and defending their policy holders when they are sued. It would seem GEICO is choosing which liabilities not to be exposed to, which is their business.


28 posted on 01/23/2013 6:13:42 PM PST by aMorePerfectUnion (Gone rogue, gone Galt, gone international. Gone Independent. Gone.)
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To: Free America52

Sounds like the NRA and GOA need to start selling Auto, home, gun insurance policies.


29 posted on 01/23/2013 6:13:45 PM PST by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: Squantos; Gilbo_3; NFHale

Looks like Geico is trying to do damage control before this goes viral.

http://www.snopes.com/politics/guns/geico.asp


30 posted on 01/23/2013 6:14:10 PM PST by hiredhand
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To: bmwcyle

There ought to be a website that lists all these AntiAmerican Companies/businesses and public officials at Any level.

It’s high time to shine light on all the Fascist/marxist/commie enemies to a Free people!

Call it the “Enemies of the States”.


31 posted on 01/23/2013 6:14:27 PM PST by VRWCarea51
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To: jrcats

Same here. Any suggestions of alternatives?


32 posted on 01/23/2013 6:15:40 PM PST by matt04
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To: VRWCarea51

Too bad that lizard is not real. I have some ideas.


33 posted on 01/23/2013 6:16:27 PM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: kiryandil

Looks like a commercial policy. I don’t know what is standard for that. Not that I’d buy Geico anyways.


34 posted on 01/23/2013 6:16:43 PM PST by Mr Rogers (America is becoming California, and California is becoming Detroit. Detroit is already hell.)
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To: hiredhand

At least Snopes classifies it as undetermined.


35 posted on 01/23/2013 6:17:22 PM PST by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: carriage_hill

So are you saying his accent and polite ways are just a fake???


36 posted on 01/23/2013 6:17:49 PM PST by Sioux-san
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To: listenhillary

The precedent is now set and confirmed by SCOTUS that the Federal Behemoth has absolute control and authority over mandating who, what, why, where and when of insurance.

That is what the “Legality” of ObamaCare was ultimately decided upon.

Insurance is now a product of government mandates. So, good luck anyone trying to capitalize on what in the old days would have been a great opportunity.


37 posted on 01/23/2013 6:18:03 PM PST by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Sioux-san
run by a bunch of socialist dingbats

And owned by POS Crony Capitalist and Friend of the Dear Leader - Warren Buffett.

38 posted on 01/23/2013 6:19:39 PM PST by Buddy Sorrell ( John Boehner is our Pierre Laval. We need a Charles DeGaulle.)
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To: hiredhand

That there is called back peddling. He was notified his policy was being cancelled, not asking for clarification of coverage. They must have watched Hillary testify today.


39 posted on 01/23/2013 6:21:18 PM PST by VRWCarea51
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To: hiredhand

Too little, too late. Maybe they should ask them how going anti-2A is working for the Eastern sports show.


40 posted on 01/23/2013 6:21:52 PM PST by matt04
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To: kiryandil

Why does his car insurance company know what his business is?

About the only business that might know of my interests, is VISA.
If they want to drop me, they’re easily replaced.


41 posted on 01/23/2013 6:22:44 PM PST by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: hiredhand

Here’s Geico’s explanation:

“We spoke with the policyholder in December and there was some misunderstanding/confusion on our part on how he used the vehicle. We have reached out to the policyholder and hope that we can clarify usage of the vehicle and continue his policy.”

This appears to have been a Commercial policy, not this guy’s personal auto insurance policy. Many insurers have limitations on the types of industries they will insure, for liability reasons, not political ones. Firearms and ammunition tend to get lumped together for underwriting purposes, and some insurers won’t insure companies that transport either, again for liability reasons.

From what I’ve read, GEICO’s commercial auto division is largely focused on non-industrial businesses. It may just be that this type of business is outside of their desired risk profile.


42 posted on 01/23/2013 6:25:17 PM PST by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: hiredhand
While this certainly looks like, and very well could be, an overt expression of anti-gun sentiment on the part of GEICO, I'm also aware that it's not uncommon for people to purchase a personal automobile policy for a vehicle they use for business usage. When the carriers cancel the policy, usually pursuant to a claim, the letters (at least for some of my clients) usually state something to the effect that, "...because your vehicle is used in conjunction with a business in the _______ industry..."

I don't know if that's the case here, but if he had a personal auto policy on a vehicle he was using primarily for business, his policy would have been cancelled regardless of the industry.

I'm not saying that's what happened here, but I don't think that possibility can be ruled out quite yet...

43 posted on 01/23/2013 6:26:10 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Free America52
What will it be next - you own guns and they will not insure you?

Unless you live in Massachusetts. Some Dem puke representative has introduced legislation to force gun owners to carry liability insurance, up to $100,000 for each firearm, only for cases of injuries resulting from AD.
Not for cases involving purposeful use of said firearm. I will not comply if this becomes law...before I move out of this state.

44 posted on 01/23/2013 6:27:14 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Here once the embattled farmers stood... And fired the shot heard round the world.)
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To: Arm_Bears

“If existing banks and insurance providers won’t cater to the firearms industry, why not start one that does?”

Unless you have deeep deeeeeeep pockets both are out of the question.


45 posted on 01/23/2013 6:27:37 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: bmwcyle

;)


46 posted on 01/23/2013 6:28:01 PM PST by VRWCarea51
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To: Conscience of a Conservative

I wonder if they insure drug dealers who carry firearms. LOL


47 posted on 01/23/2013 6:28:09 PM PST by petitfour
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To: G Larry

“Why does his car insurance company know what his business is?”

Because it’s a commercial insurance policy.


48 posted on 01/23/2013 6:28:09 PM PST by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: kiryandil

Saved a bunch of money today moving my policies to Erie Insurance. Check it out if you need to change. GEICO has made their decision. They saved me a LOT today.


49 posted on 01/23/2013 6:28:49 PM PST by halfright (FAST & FURIOUS! DON'T ALLOW THEM TO DIVERT YOUR ATTENTION.)
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To: kiryandil

Cancelling a Geico policy is so easy a caveman could do it.


50 posted on 01/23/2013 6:28:57 PM PST by umgud
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