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  • Supreme Court Fallout: Calif. Teachers Sue Unions to Recoup Unconstitutional 'Agency Fees'

    07/08/2018 5:55:51 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 42 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 7/7/2018 | TYLER O'NEIL
    Justice is coming for unions that forced non-members to pay "non-political" agency fees that went to prop up Democratic candidates. Last month, the Supreme Court ruled that forcing workers who disagree with a union to make these payments anyway violates the workers' First Amendment rights. Less than a week after that ruling, Janus v. Association of Federal, State, City, and Municipal Employees (FSCME), seven California teachers have filed a class-action lawsuit to recoup unjustly forced fees. "This lawsuit will enable teachers like me to recover the agency fees that we were wrongly forced to pay against our will," Scott Wilford,...
  • The left's dehumanizing rhetorical cesspool

    06/21/2018 7:41:23 AM PDT · by rktman · 15 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 6/21/2018 | Erik Rush
    One need not look too far to find an instance of some prominent liberal unleashing a mouthful of profane derision upon someone who has given them offense for one reason or another. These days, this sort of thing has been chiefly reserved for President Donald Trump and members of his family, although practically anyone who runs afoul of leftist orthodoxy is very much considered fair game. Personally, I don’t have much of a problem with scathing criticism of one’s political opponents, particularly if they are decidedly odious or perennially mouthy individuals. I also find it gratifying that President Trump is...
  • Left Wing Adult-Led March for Our Lives Launches Voter Registration Tour (70 states)

    06/17/2018 9:30:01 AM PDT · by rktman · 20 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6/16/2018 | Penny Star
    A movement sparked by the shooting deaths of 17 people at Parkland High School in Florida morphed into an adult-led anti-Second Amendment protest using the March for Our Lives teens to register voters. The “Road to Change” bus tour started in Chicago on Friday and includes dozens of events in more than 20 states over the summer, including Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and Minnesota.
  • The president meets the press – in a most unusual way

    06/16/2018 9:07:50 AM PDT · by rktman · 29 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 6/16/2018 | Peter Barry Chowka
    At 8:25 A.M. E.T., President Trump strolled out of the West Wing and over to the Fox News camera position a hundred or so yards away on the North Lawn, where Fox & Friends co-host Steve Doocy was doing live reports for his and his colleagues' morning show that was being produced back at Fox News HQ in New York. The Secret Service kept the mob of White House press back as Doocy attached a lapel microphone to the president and then, standing next to him in the morning sun, proceeded to question him uninterrupted for the next half-hour. The...
  • Salon: Trump Supporting Friends Should be Dead to You(LOL! NOH8!)

    06/15/2018 9:29:23 AM PDT · by rktman · 99 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 6/15/2018 | Rachel Peterson
    You can’t be friends with people who disagree with you about politics. At least that’s what Salon wants you to think. Salon political staff writer Chauncey Devega commands you to cut Trump supporters completely out of your life, saying that, “If you have friends or relatives who support Donald Trump you should confront them. Explain to them that they are complicit with Trump's cruelty and sadism.” Then he tells her readers to, “communicate that you will no longer speak with them, nor will you offer them emotional, financial or other types of support until they denounce Donald Trump and what...
  • Fluff and Falsehoods in MSNBC Gun Control Segment

    06/12/2018 9:34:52 AM PDT · by rktman · 7 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 6/11/2018 | Richard Howell
    Rather than hard-hitting journalism, weekend MSNBC anchor Joy Reid routinely allows soft answers and vague replies from her liberal guests. An interview on Sunday was no exception when the AM Joy host asked Democrat Lucy McBath, congressional candidate for Georgia’s 6th district, questions about her stance on gun control. After being asked how exactly she would, as a member of Congress, prevent gun violence, McBath argued that the tragic death of her son in a shooting “gives me a lot of credibility to really be able to speak very concretely to this crisis.” However, she failed to talk very concretely....
  • Yikes, BACKFIRE! Alyssa Milano SO ENRAGED by Dana Loesch she accidentally proves #NoRA is all FAIL

    06/10/2018 10:04:19 AM PDT · by rktman · 24 replies
    twitchy.com ^ | 6/10/2018 | sam j
    Sheesh, Alyssa Milano seems upset with Dana Loesch for sharing a lil ol’ story we wrote about her when she bragged about beating the NRA. It’s not our fault Alyssa doesn’t understand many things she’s advocating for when it comes to gun control are already in place and that it’s a lack of enforcement and a failure of the system that sadly leads to many mass shootings. Which is why we laugh so hard when gun grabbers demand MORE LAWS – maybe they think if they make some things DOUBLY ILLEGAL that will do the trick this time.
  • Bette Midler: Gun Control Would Have Saved Bobby Kennedy. Or Something.

    06/07/2018 7:43:42 AM PDT · by rktman · 24 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 6/6/2018 | Rachel Peterson
    Hollywood liberal Bette Midler has said a lot of dumb things in the past. But her latest tweet may have taken the cake. Blaming the 1968 assassination of Bobby Kennedy on the lack of gun control. In honor of her most recent tweet, here some of her idiotic tweets throughout the years. Blaming the NRA for mass shootings. Saying the United States will go down the toilet because Republicans won the Senate.
  • 'Supergirl' Decries 'Loud and Ugly' Guns as 'Tools for Spreading Fear'

    06/05/2018 8:11:56 AM PDT · by rktman · 53 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 6/4/2018 | Lindsay Kornick
    Could the CW’s series about the bulletproof hero Supergirl really be dense enough to do another episode against guns? Not only is it that dumb, but the show takes the gun control rhetoric to a new super-dumb level in their hunt for a potential mass shooter. The June 4 episode “Not Kansas” has a criminal getting his hands on what is described as a “DEO assault rifle” with capabilities equal to those issued to the secret government organization DEO. Since the gun was manufactured for government use, DEO head and secret alien J’onn Jonnz (David Heywood) and secret vigilante James...
  • 110 Confederate monuments removed since 2015: report (splc pukes!)

    06/04/2018 1:36:07 PM PDT · by rktman · 38 replies
    nola.com ^ | 6/4/2018 | unk
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- It took generations to erect all the nation's Confederate monuments, and a new report shows they're being removed at a pace of about three each month. The study -- released Monday (June 4) by the Southern Poverty Law Center -- shows that 110 Confederate monuments have been removed nationwide since 2015, when a shooting at a black church in South Carolina energized a movement against such memorials. The number -- which includes schools and roads that have been renamed in California, a repurposed Confederate holiday in Georgia, plus rebel flags and monuments that have been taken down...
  • Kansas City Apologizes After Gubernatorial Candidate Appears Beside .50 Caliber Rifle Replica

    06/03/2018 10:15:29 AM PDT · by rktman · 40 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6/2/2018 | AWR Hawkins
    The city of Shawnee, Kansas, apologized to onlookers after Kansas Secretary of State and GOP gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach rode in a jeep beside a replica .50 caliber rifle. Kobach was taking part in a Johnston County parade on Saturday morning. The Kansas City Star reports that Kobach rode in a jeep on which a replica .50 caliber rifle was mounted.
  • Why I Joined the NRA After Writing Gun Control Articles

    05/30/2018 2:31:44 PM PDT · by rktman · 44 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 5/30/2018 | H. A. Goodman
    Years back, I was a staunch gun control advocate. Last week, I joined the NRA and the Gun Owners of America, and I’m looking to join more Second Amendment advocacy groups. How did this evolution take place? In 2014, I wrote articles for “The Huffington Post” titled “If ISIS Had Committed the 11 School Shootings Since Sandy Hook, Congress Would Have Declared War” and “What Gun Advocates Should Remember: You’ll Never Overthrow The Government and It Isn’t Scared of You.“ Rebuttals from numerous publications resulted from the latter piece, especially since it highlighted my disdain (at the time) for gun...
  • Anti-gun teen demagogue: ‘When are we doing a die-in at Trump Hotel?’

    05/29/2018 9:18:48 AM PDT · by rktman · 33 replies
    constitution.com ^ | 5/29/2018 | Joe Newby
    Over the weekend, David Hogg, the foul-mouthed anti-gun teen demagogue dubbed the “king of the snowflakes” on Twitter, held a “die-in” which prompted the supermarket chain Publix to temporarily stop all political contributions. Apparently, Hogg thinks that’s the answer to the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms, and now wants a repeat performance at a Trump Hotel. “So when are we doing a die-in at Trump Hotel?” Hogg tweeted Monday afternoon.
  • Shannon Watts is protecting the narrative in OKC

    05/28/2018 11:01:26 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    gunfreezone.net ^ | 5/27/2018 | J KB
    More news is available about what happened in Oklahoma City and the Louie’s Grill & Bar shooting. Shannon Watts immediately rushed to attack the idea that it was good men with guns. See, the two guys that engaged the shooter were not just regular Joe Schmoes with CCW permits. One was a retired cop the other is National Guardsman. That means that both men were anointed with the magic, superiority granting fairy dust of government. Or in Shannons word’s “Not. Average. Civilians.” Except that they are. A retired cop is a… civilian. Being a police officer is not like being...
  • How To Prove The NRA Is Wrong: Just Make Stuff Up… ANTI-GUN VIDEO

    05/24/2018 12:53:38 PM PDT · by rktman · 5 replies
    ammoland.com ^ | 5/23/2018 | Chris Knox and Jeff Knox
    Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor under Bill Clinton, turned ubiquitous talking head on left-leaning cable news and radio, recently published five talking points that he claims shoot holes in the NRA's (here meaning all gun-rights supporters') arguments. The points are not at all unique to Mr. Reich, so we thought it would be worthwhile to take a closer look.
  • Gun control support fades three months after Florida massacre:

    05/24/2018 11:18:47 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    reuters.com/ ^ | 5/23/2018 | Daniel Trotta
    The Parkland, Florida, school massacre has had little lasting impact on U.S. views on gun control, three months after the shooting deaths of 17 people propelled a national movement by some student survivors, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Wednesday. While U.S. public support for more gun control measures has grown slowly but steadily over the years, it typically spikes immediately after the mass shootings that have become part of the U.S. landscape, then falls back to pre-massacre levels within a few months.
  • Our culture: Incubator for a mass killer's hatred

    05/24/2018 6:43:04 AM PDT · by rktman · 6 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 5/23/2018 | Lt. Col. James Zumwalt
    In the aftermath of the Santa Fe shootings, anti-gun activists still holding the NRA responsible fail to address the hate factor to which they also subscribe. Their vitriol, encouraging violence against gun rights activists and predominantly Republican supporters, builds another foundational layer of societal hatred for future mass killers to justify violence. Profane NRA slogans have become commonplace whether “F–- the NRA” appears on T-shirts or is used in a Democratic Party candidate’s television commercial. After Trump tweeted concerns about the Santa Fe shootings, one-time-but-no-longer-funny-woman Kathy Griffin verbally attacked him, commenting, “You are a sociopath completely devoid of any empathy....
  • What if school walkouts don't work?(Good guy with a gun)

    05/24/2018 6:31:40 AM PDT · by rktman · 2 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 5/23/2018 | Ann Coulter
    The New York Times seemed to think it was bitterly ironic that some of the students at Santa Fe High School, site of the recent mass shooting, had staged a walkout last month in support of the Parkland, Florida, students. But now, only a month later, one of the students who participated in the walkout is in the hospital from yet another school shooting. I suppose we could revel in the irony, but, as a more results-oriented person, what I take from that vignette is that school walkouts are not effective deterrents to school shootings. I’m not sure the poems...
  • Leftist Professor Defaced Family Home of NRA’s Chris Cox

    05/22/2018 8:25:55 AM PDT · by rktman · 60 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 5/22/2018 | Marina Medvin
    I watched as stone-faced Patricia W. Hill, a “Research Assistant Professor” from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was found guilty on May 21, 2018, of a misdemeanor crime for defacing the private home of NRA’s Chris Cox. Cox is the charismatic Executive Director of the Institute for Legislative Action, the political and lobbying arm of the National Rifle Association. Patricia Hill - well, she is not a fan of the NRA. Cox’s security detail observed and recorded Hill as she approached his home and sprayed red substance on the front steps of the Cox family residence. The substance appeared to be...
  • Parkland survivor Kyle Kashuv defies a blue youth tide

    05/21/2018 9:34:34 AM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 5/21/2018 | Monica Showalter
    Not everyone from the Parkland school shooting is an activist for gun control. Kyle Kashuv, in fact, is adamant that the Second Amendment is not the problem; government failure is. He's defying a blue wave to get that word out. At an American Freedom Alliance conference on guns and school shooting yesterday in Los Angeles, Kashuv, the bright kid who defied the media "narrative" about gun control, came out in favor of the Second Amendment and has begun organizing for it, urging conservatives to fight the moves to grab guns and sway young voters in thrall to leftist blather as...