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Texas Official Invites NY Gun
Owners to Lone Star State

Breitbart´s Big Government, by William Bigelow

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 1/18/2013 7:41:46 AM

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is rolling out the welcome mat for New Yorkers who would like to keep their guns—and their money. Abbott used his campaign money to produce and place ads on media websites in New York City and Albany encouraging residents to move to Texas. Why? To avoid the severe gun restrictions put into place by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, as well as the high income taxes of the Empire State. One ad reads: "WANTED: Law abiding New York gun owners seeking lower taxes and greater opportunities."

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Old Army Vet, 1/18/2013 7:47:05 AM     (No. 9123711)

Bad idea Texas. The New Yorkers will come to Texas and try to make it into New York. I live in North Central Florida. Going to South Florida is just like going to New York.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: StormCnter, 1/18/2013 7:50:29 AM     (No. 9123715)

Aw, Abbott is simply making a point. I think it´s a good one.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 1/18/2013 8:02:56 AM     (No. 9123736)

How about heavily armed old white guy Marines ? Need any of those ?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Wetlandz, 1/18/2013 8:10:04 AM     (No. 9123754)

#1 is right, New Yorkers ruined North Carolina too IMHO

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Reply 5 - Posted by: zoidberg, 1/18/2013 8:16:30 AM     (No. 9123774)

I love that he´s taunting them.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: samnj, 1/18/2013 8:31:55 AM     (No. 9123818)

So long as they leave their lib voting habits behind.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: metalman2, 1/18/2013 8:36:31 AM     (No. 9123831)

I also have a place in Florida and #1 is correct. I bought near Clearwater in large part to avoid the New York attitude you encounter in Southern Florida. Let them suffer among their own --- they elected these dimwits.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Sinatra5, 1/18/2013 8:41:16 AM     (No. 9123845)

NY is to Fl as California is to Oregon, Washington and Colorado....Liberals are like a bad rash - they just spread and pollute any environment they touch. They bring their perverted politics with them. Oregon, Washington and Colorado have been infiltrated. This is an offer to accept a Trojan horse. There is danger...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: The Architect, 1/18/2013 8:56:41 AM     (No. 9123890)

I´ve been a New Yorker for 66 years and in all that time I have never voted for any of these fools like Cuomo, Schumer or Bloomberg. So don´t lump us all together. There are plenty of conservative New Yorkers, we just get over whelmed with non-American immigrants in the big cities who continue to vote themselves free stuff and tow the Democrat party line. If it weren´t for the fact that my practice is 32 years old here in NY, I would move to Texas with all my guns in a NY minute.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: scottc, 1/18/2013 9:07:28 AM     (No. 9123932)

To poster 1 that is this first thing I thought when I saw this article last night. Too big of a risk of liberals moving here and ruining it.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: curious1, 1/18/2013 9:27:11 AM     (No. 9123991)

#3, I believe such are always welcome in Texas. (Just avoid Austin, Houston and Dallas-Ft. Worth, I hear.)

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 1/18/2013 9:27:41 AM     (No. 9123993)

I know if I were an arms manufacturer, like Kimber, or any arms maker in the liberal North East, I would seriously think about moving my business to a more pro 2nd amendment state, probably in the midwest or south.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Udanja99, 1/18/2013 9:28:30 AM     (No. 9123994)

I´m a native Floridian from the Panhandle and we have always referred to south Florida, especially Miami, as "the northern most suburb of Havana and the southern most suburb of NYC".

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Reply 14 - Posted by: chumley, 1/18/2013 9:32:38 AM     (No. 9124013)

#8 is right on. Someone yesterday had a great idea; that new immigrants to a state should not get citizenship for five years to give them time to immerse themselves in a culture before voting to destroy it.
I work with a dunce from Florida who (after two years) STILL tells us how they did things where he used to work. Grrrr.

Besides, if all the good people leave NY the place could get a bad reputation.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: spincut, 1/18/2013 9:50:32 AM     (No. 9124061)

Gun manufacturers, welcome to Texas. Conservatives, welcome to Texas, and especially welcome to Austin-- we need you here. Libs, stay in NY-- you really won´t like it here.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: fljack, 1/18/2013 9:55:25 AM     (No. 9124074)

What #1 said. Look at the Florida areas that went for jugears. Either college towns or areas over-run by northern liberals. Think Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

Texas, you really needed to tighten your borders and immigration policies with other States (e.g., anyone from the Northeast, Ohio or West Coast should be scrutinized or sent to Houston).


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Reply 17 - Posted by: killerbee, 1/18/2013 10:03:03 AM     (No. 9124101)

It would be good if the NYers who left went to a variety of states. Spread them thin. Look how the Katrina refugees damaged Houston. Don´t want that.

But it´s possible that people leaving NY because their rights are being infringed will probably be the type of people who don´t like their rights to be infringed. They are welcome everywhere.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: woodsman, 1/18/2013 11:06:20 AM     (No. 9124253)

These idiots are cutting their own throats and screwing their own constituents....a lot of folks are going to lose jobs over this especially in the blue northeast - I´m glad Texas has put out the welcome mat...hopefully some of these nice folks will relocate there

CT:

Chaparral Arms [Shelton]
Charter Arms and subsidiary Chaparral
Arms [Shelton]
Colt [Hartford]
Connecticut Shotgun [New Britain]
Marlin Firearms [New Haven]
PTR 91, Inc[Unionville]
United States Fire Arms [Hartford]
Mossberg & Sons Inc. [North Haven]
Ruger [Southport]
Seecamp [Milford]
Stag Arms [New Britain]




MA:

Auto-Ordnance [Worcester]
S&W [Springfield]
Savage [Westfield]
Kahr (Saeilo) [Worcester]
NEF [Gardner]
ZM weapons [Bernardston]
Troy Industries [Lee]
Yankee Hill Machine Co, Inc. [Florence]
Samson Manufacturing Corp. [Whately]
Remsport [Ludlow]



ME:

Smith & Wesson (Walther pistols) [Houlton]
Bushmaster [Now Windham arms]



NH:

Advanced Cartridge Company LLC
[Manchester]
Gonic Arms [Gonic]
Lusa USA [Hookset/Webster]
Sig Arms [Exeter]
Thompson Center [Rochester]
Competitor Corporation, Inc. [Jaffrey]


VT:
Century [Fairfax, VT]
Robbins and Lawrence [Windsor]












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Reply 19 - Posted by: Marzon, 1/18/2013 11:26:06 AM     (No. 9124319)

Bad idea! New Hampshire has been practically ruined by Taxachussetts expats. Sure they flee the results of Liberal idiocy in their home state and they think they are conservatives (which by the standards of Mass they are) but they are still way to the left of the native "Live Free or Die" population and they are slowly but surely making this formerly staunch red state blue.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: SouthSanAntonio, 1/18/2013 11:54:05 AM     (No. 9124427)

At the rate the Demon-RATS are going, the only place left in the USA where all the companies listed in #18´s reply will be able to sell their products will be in Texas. So they may as well move here too.

However, I agree that only conservative New Yorkers are welcome to move to Texas.

Lie-berals are like locusts. They devour everything where they are, and then move on to greener pastures where they devour everything there.

We have no use for lie-berals from anywhere else. They won´t like Texas, and you know they will try to change it to be just like the lie-beral ´´paradise´´ they just came from (at least how it was before their lie-beral policies destroyed it)...



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Reply 21 - Posted by: RayLRiv, 1/18/2013 12:03:53 PM     (No. 9124457)

Number 18: You forgot Henry Rifles, manufactured in Brooklyn, NY.

God Bless Texas.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: The Architect, 1/18/2013 12:10:52 PM     (No. 9124477)

Henry Rifles indeed. My .44 Big Boy is my favorite long gun. A real work of art.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/18/2013 12:42:37 PM     (No. 9124581)

My fellow Texans, like it or not, get ready for the blue exodus. Many gun owners are young enough, educated enough to pull up stakes and go. Two docs at work speak of it openly in the Doctor´s Lounge. I think there is a great chance of converting these two men once they breathe that good conservative Texas air!!!

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Reply 24 - Posted by: athina, 1/18/2013 2:17:20 PM     (No. 9124814)

Many many New Yorkers are openly talking about leaving, despite lifelong ties. It´s all the stupid state Republicans´ fault, in my opinion. So weak.

And I, as a new yorker, completely understand the reluctance of you in good red states to be happy about NYers coming on down..... Same thing happened here when all the people from the city moved north after 9/11. Good people, stupid voters. Everything changed.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: RoseOfTexas, 1/18/2013 10:14:59 PM     (No. 9125594)

Love it! IMO the article should have shown a photo of Abbott rather than Perry though. At least I have one AG I can be proud of.

And dittos to those telling #3 to come on down. He would even find some kindred spirits in H-town - say what you want about it, but it´s Ted Cruz´s home base.

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