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WaPo: Beretta starting to look at moving out of Maryland after gun-control push
Hotair ^ | 02/25/2013 | Ed Morrissey

Posted on 02/25/2013 1:28:39 PM PST by SeekAndFind

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To: yarddog
I like the Texas panhandle except for two things: The wind and the feed lots.

I've never passed through there myself, so I'm just funnin'. I do remember the feed lots in Central California, though. Had to roll up the windows every time I drove through there!

51 posted on 02/25/2013 9:44:11 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: sarasmom
Why if I worked for the part of state government that attracts new businesses to the State or what not, I would likkety-split establish a "Task Force Gun & Ammo Grab" and specifically start flying an inward investment marketing team to socialist Blue States straight out to the executive suites of those gun and ammo manufacturers and aggressively pitch the benefits of relocating manufacturing ops/factories to my state, the incentives, land possibilities, labor force programs and what not and scout them right out from those Blue States (and they would bring their workforce with them in some cases, and/or increase the happy workforce in the state they could be attracted to. Many an unemployed, returned US military veteran as well with some basic technical experience could be trained by these firms and would love to work for them, to have a job after overseas duty in the field of the production of weaponry.) I say, promote this CAPITAL FLIGHT of GUN AND AMMO MANUFACTURERS in GUN CONTROL CITIES, COUNTIES AND STATES to friendly Free Red states, and highlight the fact that jobs are being lost. Of course, the next step needs to be that these firms wipe the dust from their sandals as they leave those lib states and thereby swear off selling to any police agency of any state, county or locality that is going after guns these days with legislation or Governors and Mayors and State Legislatures run amok. These two elements together will kick the Blue State libs RIGHT SMACK IN THE NUTS. And then seeing Virginia, Florida, Texas, Oklahoma, Arizona, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, etc. etc. vying for them would be cool and dynamic.

52 posted on 02/26/2013 12:48:20 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (All statist/dictatorial/commie leaders worldwide should be hunted down, beaten, & hung by the masses)
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To: Windflier; Buffalo Head

The “13-bullet” line was a quote from the WaPo.


53 posted on 02/26/2013 2:31:44 AM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Oklahoma! The reddest state in the Union. Texas has a few municipalities that’ll end up banning the sale of your guns. Your guns will be welcome in every county in Oklahoma;)


54 posted on 02/26/2013 5:10:38 AM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: zerosix

Wasn’t Sebelius your governor for two terms? You’re my neighbor so I know your state is conservative but the possibility that a Malthusian liberal like her could win again should frighten gun companies away. O-K-L-A-H-O-M-A!


55 posted on 02/26/2013 5:15:58 AM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: demshateGod
Texas has a few municipalities that’ll end up banning the sale of your guns.

I believe TX, like OK, has state pre-emption on gun laws where the municipalities cannot exceed state firearms laws. As an Oklahoman plus being involved in economic development for manufacturers, I am in favor of any move that brings that kind of jobs to OK. However, any company needing that kind of skilled workers better bring at least part of their own workforce because that is the toughest hire right now. Skilled machinists are being poached from one company to another and there are plenty retiring without an equivalent backfill of new skilled workers.

56 posted on 02/26/2013 6:00:52 AM PST by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: T-Bird45; demshateGod

...and that’s why gun manufacturers should locate in Indiana. Local gun restrictions are prohibited and we’re right next door to Illinois so the poverty stricken vassal servants of that nanny state can peer across the border and catch an occassional glimpse of a free people.


57 posted on 02/26/2013 6:11:30 AM PST by Mr. Lucky
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To: Mr. Lucky

I think it’s clear this is going to have to settled on the football field. It’ll be the first time in my adult life I’ll root for the Sooners.


58 posted on 02/26/2013 6:29:15 AM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Texas—Wyoming—Montana—South Dakota come to mind.

Tennessee has no income taxes.

Nebraska is considering dropping their income taxes.

Whtever the cost of the move, those are deductible expenses for the company no mtter where they go.

Having a talented labor pool will be a major consideration, altho I would expect the majority of 300 employees would welcome a move to a state without income taxes.


59 posted on 02/26/2013 7:48:18 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: Windflier

I have only been to the Texas Panhandle once, to watch Troy play West Texas State.

I did live in Western Kansas for 5 years and visited the Oklahoma Panhandle several times. Not a whole lot of difference.


60 posted on 02/26/2013 8:42:58 AM PST by yarddog (One shot one miss.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Well, they could cross the Potomoc, although Virginia seems to be turning bluer, which might force them to move again later on.


61 posted on 02/26/2013 12:20:59 PM PST by RobbyS (Christus rex.)
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To: demshateGod

Well, in both the last Primary (August) and November, we replaced our RINOs in the kS House but more importantly, we replaced 8 out of the 9 KS RINO Senators, that and with electing Brownback as Governor, KS is on the move!


62 posted on 02/26/2013 4:27:40 PM PST by zerosix (Native sunflower)
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To: zerosix

That’s good to hear because I’m actually hoping to move there soon.


63 posted on 02/26/2013 5:44:54 PM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: Jewbacca

I would buy a Tavor in a heartbeat!


64 posted on 02/26/2013 7:10:45 PM PST by Redcitizen (.)
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To: Windflier
NYers and Cali's invading Texas?

Well, I guess it's one way to start the violent revolution...

I heard the small influx of displaced Katrina refugees has already caused big problems in Texas.

Do you really want to see what happens to a state with a “full house” of all of the above?

Look at Florida, south of Okeechobee...

65 posted on 02/26/2013 7:24:12 PM PST by sarasmom (The obvious takes longer to discover for the obtuse.)
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To: BipolarBob

Why not leave a one person office open in MD. No exit tax...


66 posted on 02/26/2013 8:08:27 PM PST by drinktheobamakoolaid (If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: sarasmom

Would not be an issue if you hired nice conservative Texans...


67 posted on 02/26/2013 8:10:44 PM PST by drinktheobamakoolaid (If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: SeekAndFind

Don’t threaten anything, just leave. Give your employees a little severance and then, Bye Bye. But leave a note, telling everyone why.


68 posted on 02/26/2013 8:24:25 PM PST by qaz123
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69 posted on 02/26/2013 8:28:04 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: SeekAndFind

Move to Cheyenne, WY. Under three hours

drive to Denver airport. Highway 80 and rail goes through town.

Help employees relocate.


70 posted on 02/26/2013 8:49:41 PM PST by truth_seeker
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To: sarasmom
NYers and Cali's invading Texas? Well, I guess it's one way to start the violent revolution...

Well, the 'invasion' is strongly peppered with honest conservatives. I 'invaded' Texas from California myself, seven years ago. If there's gonna be a revolution here, it'll be the good kind.

71 posted on 02/26/2013 8:50:17 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: SeekAndFind; Abundy; Albion Wilde; AlwaysFree; AnnaSASsyFR; bayliving; BFM; cindy-true-supporter; ..

Money quote: “There always seems to be a problem with Maryland.”

Maryland “Freak State” PING!


72 posted on 02/26/2013 8:54:37 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Drag Me From Hell!)
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To: Windflier

As a conservative, I hope to be invading Texas or some other red state some time in the future.


73 posted on 02/26/2013 8:57:07 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Drag Me From Hell!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
As a conservative, I hope to be invading Texas or some other red state some time in the future.

Better make it the near future, before real battle lines are drawn. The divisions between the left and right in this country are getting deeper by the day.

74 posted on 02/26/2013 10:45:21 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: txrefugee
Jill Biden can pick up her Husbands doubled barreled a$$hole and scare off intruders with that!!!!

Screw anyone politician who thinks that he or she can dictate to the American people what they can or cannot use to defend themselves!!

75 posted on 02/27/2013 12:46:21 AM PST by paratrooper82 (82nd ABN Div. 1/508th BN "Fury From the Sky")
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To: demshateGod

In Indiana, football fields are merely a place to congregate, drink beer, and talk about the upcoming basketball season.


76 posted on 02/27/2013 6:30:53 AM PST by Mr. Lucky
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To: Mr. Lucky

Okay. We’ll settle it on the court. Thunder vs whoever you got.


77 posted on 02/27/2013 6:44:19 AM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: demshateGod

Well, until last night I figured the IU Hoosiers could beat about anybody. In a head to head matchup now, I would probably pick the Indianapolis School for the Blind.


78 posted on 02/27/2013 7:33:24 AM PST by Mr. Lucky
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To: T-Bird45

Then Oklahoma ought to be advertising that fact to workforce centers, technical schools, career counselors, military outplacement and unemployment officials in Michigan, Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Florida, etc., etc... I was a veterans career specialist in Iowa for 15 years and if I had somewhere to send my unemployed machinists I’d have jumped on it.


79 posted on 02/27/2013 7:51:48 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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