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  • Rep. Charlie Rangel on Guns: ‘Some of the Southern Areas Have Cultures that We Have to Overcome’

    01/22/2013 10:51:30 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 62 replies
    CNS News ^ | 1/21/2013
    Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.), speaking on “MSNBC Live” on Jan. 16 said that “some of the southern areas have cultures that we have to overcome” when it comes to gun control. Rangel was asked by anchor Thomas Roberts whether new gun control measures passed in New York State should serve as models for other states: “If you’re proud of what New York has done, obviously there is not going to be any perfect policy or perfect law that everybody is going to agree on from both sides saying that this is key perfection but do you think that New York,...
  • Marine Rejected at School

    06/02/2005 6:09:18 AM PDT · by FreeKeys · 100 replies · 3,761+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | June 2, 2005 | Mary MacDonald
    Marine Corps Sgt. Zach Richardson survived Iraq, but not Carson Middle School in Greensboro. When Richardson walked into the Greene County school last week, he expected to meet some of the sixth-graders who had written to him during his seven-month deployment. Instead, he was shown the door, coming under the scrutiny of a principal enforcing a policy that requires prior approval for visiting speakers. Principal Ulrica Corbett told teacher Matthew Lund, the Marine's host and former college roommate, to escort Richardson from the campus. On Wednesday, after the incident had gotten attention across the nation, the superintendent of Greene County...
  • Missouri lawmakers show arrogance with gun issue [WARNING: make-your-blood-boil alert!]

    09/15/2003 7:55:05 AM PDT · by Luke Skyfreeper · 20 replies · 162+ views
    The Kansas City [Red] Star ^ | 9/15/2003 | Mike Hendricks
    Missouri lawmakers show arrogance with gun issue By MIKE HENDRICKS Columnist I'm wondering how long it'll be before they bring back cockfighting and bear baiting in Missouri.Not long, judging by the contempt most state lawmakers have for the electorate.Last week, the General Assembly reversed the outcome of a statewide election by allowing Missouri residents to carry concealed weapons.So why not cockfighting while they're at it? The people voted against that, too, yet we know how much weight a little thing like a public vote means to most Missouri lawmakers these days.Zip.It's "to heck with the people" with these folks.And here...