Did Colorado’s Governor Insult Andrew Cuomo?

John Hickenlooper (Photo: Getty)
John Hickenlooper (Photo: Getty)

Earlier today, National Rifle Association President David Keene went on Fred Dicker’s radio show to tout yesterday’s pro-gun rally in Albany. As they are both wont to do, Mr. Dicker and Mr. Keene took a number of shots at Governor Andrew Cuomo and the gun control legislation he passed earlier this year. At one interesting moment in the conversation, however, Mr. Keene went further by saying another unnamed Democratic governor shared some of their anti-Cuomo views.

“You know Fred, I was out in the West recently and had to meet with a Democratic governor because a lot of the state legislatures are considering all kinds of different laws and legislation on firearms,” Mr. Keene said. “As I went into his office, I said, ‘Governor, before we get started, I have to tell you that the press has been asking me why I’m meeting with you.’ He said, ‘What did you tell them?’ I said, ‘I’m meeting with you because you’re not Andrew Cuomo. And you should take that as a compliment.’ He looked at me and he said, ‘Believe me, I do.'”

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Election Night’s Other Big Winners: Gays and Ganja

rainbow overlay Election Nights Other Big Winners: Gays and Ganja President Barack Obama was clearly the biggest winner last night with his victory over Mitt Romney, but there were two other notable victories in this election. Same-sex marriage and openly gay candidates won in multiple states as did initiatives to allow for medical and recreational marijuana.

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Paul Ryan Attacked By Flying Meme

 Paul Ryan Attacked By Flying Meme
CNBC Reporter Eamon Javers captured this picture of the Paul Ryan Gosling meme in flight. (Photo: Twitter)

Hey Girl.

A plane mocking Paul Ryan, with a pro-choice variation of the “Paul Ryan Gosling” meme flew overheard as Mitt Romney’s running mate spoke at an event in Lakewood, Colorado this afternoon.

“HEY GIRL. CHOOSE ME LOSE CHOICE- P RYAN,” a banner trailing behind the plane said.  Continue reading “Paul Ryan Attacked By Flying Meme”

In Wake of Colorado Shooting, Bloomberg Bashes Both Presidential Candidates

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After a gunman killed a dozen people and injured scores more at a movie theater in suburban Colorado last night, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared that he’s had enough. And although both President Barack Obama and presidential hopeful Mitt Romney issued statements offering condolences for the victims’ families, the mayor sharply criticized them for not offering specific policy proposals to deal with the fundamental issue at hand.

“You know, soothing words are nice, but maybe it’s time that the two people who want to be President of the United States stand up and tell us what they are going to do about it, because this is obviously a problem across the country,” Mr. Bloomberg said on his weekly appearance on John Gambling’s radio show this morning. “And everybody always says, ‘Isn’t it tragic,’ and you know, we look for was the guy, as you said, maybe trying to recreate Batman. I mean, there are so many murders with guns every day, it’s just got to stop. And instead of the two people – President Obama and Governor Romney – talking in broad things about they want to make the world a better place, okay, tell us how.”

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Listen To Barack Obama Speak Spanish

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President Obama

The Obama campaign released a new set of Spanish language television ads today that end with the president giving his standard “I’m Barack Obama and I approve this message” spiel en español. While his accent is not perfect, his Spanish is far better than Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s. Continue reading “Listen To Barack Obama Speak Spanish”

Colorado Congressional Candidate Informs Voters He’s ‘Not A Beer’ [Video]

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Joe Coors contrasting himself with beer in his new ad. (Photo: YouTube)

He may be an heir to the Coors brewing family, but Colorado congressional candidate Joe Coors is not actually a glass of cool, refreshing beer. In case anyone was confused about this, Mr. Coors makes the distinction crystal clear in his first campaign commercial.

“I’m Joe Coors, I’m not a beer and I approve this message,” Mr. Coors says at the end of his ad.

To make the contrast completely clear and visually illustrate the difference between himself and beer, Mr. Coors appears in the ad standing next to a giant-sized frothy glass of brew. Continue reading “Colorado Congressional Candidate Informs Voters He’s ‘Not A Beer’ [Video]”

Mitt Romney Does Not Want To Talk About Medical Marijuana [Video]

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Mitt Romney (Photo: Getty)

Mitt Romney was appalled when a reporter asked him about medical marijuana during an interview with a local CBS affiliate in Colorado today. He responded by angrily listing off a list of questions he’d prefer to be asked.

“Aren’t there issues? Aren’t there issues of significance that youd like to talk about? The economy? The growth of jobs? The need to put people back to work? The challenges of Iran? We’ve got enormous issues that we face,” Mr. Romney said.

The reporter, Shaun Boyd, replied that medical marijuana is “a significant issue” in Colorado, where it was legalized in 2000. Mr. Romney reluctantly agreed to discuss the topic. Continue reading “Mitt Romney Does Not Want To Talk About Medical Marijuana [Video]”