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Former Rep. Bob Beauprez wins
GOP primary for Colorado governor

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:StormCnter, 6/25/2014 1:25:16 PM

DENVER – Republican voters on Tuesday opted for U.S. Rep. Bob Beauprez to challenge Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper in November, pinning their hopes to end a long electoral drought in Colorado on a candidate who lost his previous gubernatorial bid by 17 points. Beauprez, a buffalo rancher who grew up working on his father´s dairy farm, defeated three other Republican candidates in a sleepy primary with little advertising thunder. That will change fast: Hickenlooper, who has raised nearly $3 million for his re-election bid, already has bought $1.4 million in television advertising for the weeks leading up to the general election. The

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This is very good news and a boost toward taking the Governorship AND Udall´s senate seat. Hooray.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFAn, 6/25/2014 1:35:42 PM     (No. 9899426)

He was not my choice; I was supporting Mike Kopp.

I just hope Bob has learned his lesson from the earlier drubbing, and that he will take the incumbent to the woodshed. I will now wholeheartedly support Bob, because we deserve better than what we´ve had.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dman, 6/25/2014 1:56:17 PM     (No. 9899458)

Tancredo, like Perot, is one of the "straw men" that the Establishment types like to trash in order to perpetuate their Country Club privileges.

Despite their personal foibles, however: both men have proved to be absolutely correct on the critical issues.

Can you hear that "giant sucking sound" now? If not, perhaps it is being drowned out by the rally cries of the tens of thousands of "dreamers" streaming across our borders.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 6/25/2014 1:57:58 PM     (No. 9899460)

Pardon my skepticism. But Beauprez is up against a tough fight. Colorado is trending deep blue. And Bob Beauprez is not a strong candidate.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: StormCnter, 6/25/2014 2:05:10 PM     (No. 9899465)

#2, I won´t speak to Tancredo because I know little about him and whether he is a "straw man". But, I will tell you that this country was very fortunate that H. Ross Perot didn´t become President. And I do know what I´m talking about. I know him. He didn´t want the job of President, it was an ego trip and he was petrified when it looked as if voters thought he was sincere. That´s why he bailed. Twice. He is not the man you may think.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dman, 6/25/2014 2:57:09 PM     (No. 9899541)

But, #4: Perot was correct on the issues.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: StormCnter, 6/25/2014 3:24:27 PM     (No. 9899574)

No, he wasn´t. He was vague about the details, but enchanted his gullible followers with catchy cliches that meant nothing. "Going to get under the hood...", "giant sucking sound...".

Even Al Gore whupped up on Perot in their debate.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Safari Man, 6/25/2014 4:28:10 PM     (No. 9899656)

They believed Tancredo´s strong opposition to illegal immigration -- and incendiary comments he´s made on the subject -- had the potential to alienate independent voters and depress Republican turnout

People fear the TRUTH? Far too many GOP´ers operate from a position of fear. Rather than being honest, they want someone who will put on a happy face and sing kumbaya about what a great country we are and that we can absorb the invading hordes, no problem.

What will they say when everything Tancredo says comes to hit them in the face? Ooops, should have voted from Tancredo? Bummer.


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