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Bloomberg: Colorado Gun Recall Towns So Rural, They Donít Have Roads
Colorado Observer. ^ | July 10, 2014 | Valerie Richardson

Posted on 07/12/2014 7:05:56 AM PDT by george76

In what may come as a surprise to residents of Colorado Springs and Pueblo, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg doesn’t think those cities have roads.

Bloomberg told Rolling Stone that he was “sorry” about the recalls of two state senators last year over the Democratic state legislature’s gun-control laws, but added that their districts were so “rural” that, “I don’t think there’s roads.”

“In Colorado, we got a law passed. The NRA went after two or three state senators in a part of Colorado where I don’t think there’s roads,” said Bloomberg in the interview published online Wednesday.

“It’s as far rural as you can get,” said Bloomberg. “And, yes, they lost recall elections.

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“Michael Bloomberg is absolutely out of touch with the values of Pueblo,” said state Sen. George Rivera (R-Pueblo). “In Pueblo, we value our Second Amendment rights and we don’t appreciate East Coast elites stereotyping us as some area so remote that we don’t even have roads.”

Rivera was elected to the state Senate in the Sept. 10 recall election that resulted in the ouster of state Sen. Angela Giron (D-Pueblo).

“Pueblo is a proud city composed of proud people from all different walks of life, and, while it might be hard for a New York billionaire to comprehend, we do in fact have roads and running water,” said Rivera in a statement. “I promise the people of Pueblo I will never sit idly by as outsiders insult our outstanding community.”

Bloomberg-funded groups lobbied for the three Colorado gun-control bills, which were passed by the state legislature with no Republican votes and signed into law in March 2013 by Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.

State Sen. Bernie Herpin (R-Colorado Springs), who replaced Senate President John Morse in the recall, called Bloomberg’s remarks “shameful.”

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Colorado; US: New York
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; agenda21; banglist; bloomberg; coloradogunrecall; coloradosprings; elections; epa; gun; guncontrol; gungrabbers; gunrecall; guns; michaelbloomberg; newyorkcity; noroads; propertyrights; pueblo; recall; recallelections; recalls; rkba; roads; secondamendment; unagenda21; waterrights
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1 posted on 07/12/2014 7:05:56 AM PDT by george76
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To: george76

bloomberg is from another planet and should never have been allowed to land.


2 posted on 07/12/2014 7:07:31 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: george76

That’s right Mike,most of us in the country have to walk barefoot down a dirt road to get to the polls.


3 posted on 07/12/2014 7:10:03 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: george76

Let’s just hope they don’t catch on before we eradicate them.

Vermin!


4 posted on 07/12/2014 7:12:53 AM PDT by x1stcav ("The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.")
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To: Farmer Dean

Ah rides mah mule ta town twice a year. Once fer votin and once fer buyin ammo.


5 posted on 07/12/2014 7:13:42 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: george76

Bloomberg is showing just how sheltered, arrogant and stupid he is.


6 posted on 07/12/2014 7:14:13 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: george76
Dumburg comes form a place that does not have roads. They have elongated parking lots where you set for hours trying to go somewhere. Things are so bad they dig under the streets and travel like moles in tunnels.
7 posted on 07/12/2014 7:17:03 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: george76

If by roads he means Democratic state senators, then yes, he is correct.


8 posted on 07/12/2014 7:18:57 AM PDT by RC one (Militarized law enforcement is just a nice way of saying martial law enforcement.)
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To: Farmer Dean

I am in Texas and are you telling me in Colorado you have paths?


9 posted on 07/12/2014 7:19:19 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: george76

His world ends at the Hudson River.


10 posted on 07/12/2014 7:21:33 AM PDT by sasquatch
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To: george76

Notice the bigotry that arrogant wealthy big city liberals have toward mainstream Americans? Just “bitter clingers” outside the big city utopias full of enlightened Democrats.


11 posted on 07/12/2014 7:21:45 AM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To east coat marxist/liberals the civilized United States end at the Hudson and Potomac rivers. All to the west, until the Sierras is wilderness.


12 posted on 07/12/2014 7:22:42 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: sasquatch

Yes.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3179203/posts?page=5#5


13 posted on 07/12/2014 7:24:11 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: Ditter

I’m in Ohio,we just follow the paths the cows make.


14 posted on 07/12/2014 7:25:12 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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“In Colorado, WE got a law passed.

who's this we? out of state gun haters???

15 posted on 07/12/2014 7:26:59 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: sasquatch

If only that were true.That damn socialist thinks that mayor of New York is a national office.


16 posted on 07/12/2014 7:27:41 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Proud2BeRight

They see us as fly over country.


17 posted on 07/12/2014 7:27:44 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: knarf
On the contrary, Bloomberg's done more for the Second Amendment through his decidedly pro-gun organizations than any other single individual. Think about it:
  1. He singlehandedly mobilized the people of Colorado to recall 3 different state senators by throwing money at the state to pass restrictive legislation.
  2. He rallied the grassroots effort to recall those same state senators by sending money to keep them in office.
  3. He's been very helpfully publishing lists of candidates not to vote for because they support firearm restrictions.
  4. He's been informing citizens about upcoming Second Amendment issues via campaign contributions through his various AstroTurf organizations.
  5. He's essentially handed the entire state of Colorado back to the Republicans by publicly insulting the state four months before the election. (Now all the 'Pubs need to do is not screw it up...)

Ex-Mayor Bloomberg should get an award from the NRA for all he's done to help restore our Second Amendment rights! He can display it alongside a 30-round magazine from the "Toys for Totalitarians"!

18 posted on 07/12/2014 7:28:08 AM PDT by lcms rev
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To: george76
a typical road in Colorado Springs according to Bloomberg
19 posted on 07/12/2014 7:28:21 AM PDT by JPG ("So sue me". OK, we will.)
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To: sasquatch
His world ends at the Hudson River.


20 posted on 07/12/2014 7:29:27 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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