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Escaping to Freedom in Bellingham

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MC_Jedi, Jun 5, 2016.

  1. MC_Jedi

    MC_Jedi Bellingham, WA New Member

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    As a life long resident of Northern California, I have suffered under the oppression of anti-freedom socialistic politics and laws for more than 40 years. But in a few weeks I will be escaping to Bellingham, WA. While I know that Bellingham has a reputation for still being somewhat left leaning, nothing compares to the insanity found in the SF Bay Area.

    Freedom is so close I can almost taste it!
     
  2. Larrytpdx

    Larrytpdx Portland, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Welcome to NWFA.
     
  3. Ura-Ki

    Ura-Ki Sub Light Speed Well-Known Member

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    Welcome aboard! Glad you cast off the chains of communism. Welcome to NWFA, lots of good folks and good advice here!
     
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  4. Robtheroofer

    Robtheroofer Oak Harbor New Member

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    Welcome to Washington, you should like Bellingham.

    It's a pretty cool place, scenery is awesome and it's just below Vancouver BC. There is am awesome Range called the plantation at the state park there.
     
  5. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Welcome to the forum and the PNW!
     
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  6. AndyinEverson

    AndyinEverson Everson, Wa. Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the forum.
    If you ever want to experience black power shooting let me know , I'm just 20 minutes or less if you drive fast from Bellingham.
    Andy
     
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  7. MC_Jedi

    MC_Jedi Bellingham, WA New Member

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    Thank you for the warm welcome all and for the invite AndyinEverson!
     
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  8. GOG

    GOG State of Jefferson Well-Known Member

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    Welcome from the great State of Jefferson.
     
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  9. Ura-Ki

    Ura-Ki Sub Light Speed Well-Known Member

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    GOG save Jefferson!
     
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  10. GOG

    GOG State of Jefferson Well-Known Member

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    I see what you did there. :cool:
     
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  11. Osarion

    Osarion Snohomish County, WA Well-Known Member

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    Early welcome to the State! Washington does lean left, yes, but the more I examine our laws here compared to other states I really am glad to live here. Some things could be better but overall, this is a fantastic place to be both in terms of just being a beautiful state as well as a good gun law/self defense state. Umm... no NFA guns though :(

    Be sure to check out Boundary Bay brewery when you move up to Bellingham.
     
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  12. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Welcome to the site, I hope you enjoy it! Also, welcome to the PNW, Bellingham is a beautiful town! One of my favorites!:)
     
  13. fredball

    fredball Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Welcome Aboard:s0101:
     
  14. Bushman

    Bushman Auburn, WA Well-Known Member

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    Welcome. Curious, why Bellingham considering that you already know it's left leaning? Yes, anything is better than CA or NY, but personally I've seen the decline of Oregon and WA over the last two decades with gun laws, especially lately and am eyeing other places. Florida is one option but Idaho seems like a place that is much safer from political idiocy, at least for the rest of my lifetime.
     
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  15. MC_Jedi

    MC_Jedi Bellingham, WA New Member

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    Bellingham has the most important thing going for it... my job.
     
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  16. Caveman Jim

    Caveman Jim West of Oly Springer Slayer 2016 Volunteer

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    Welcome. I spent this last week up in that area and agree that the downtown section is like any big city in the PNW, freaks n geeks.
    I saw quite a presence of R leaning signs, flags and bumper stickers.
    I also saw many Trump supporters on a bridge one day waving to traffic to boot!!!!;)
     
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  17. Fordcragar

    Fordcragar Renton, Washington Active Member

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    Welcome from SE of Seattle. My daughter went to school in Bellingham and wanted to stay there after she graduated, but a job took her back to the Seattle area.
     
  18. Brutus57

    Brutus57 Skagit County Well-Known Member

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    You will love Bellingham compared to Frisco. Welcome aboard. Plantation is a great range. I am on the road now but will be back in the he islands just west of Bellingham, tomorrow night.

    Good breweries in the town if you like that sort of thing hing and I do.

    Brutus Out
     
  19. Andyh23

    Andyh23 Seattle Active Member

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    Welcome!