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  • ED Rollins flatly states the House is going to hold

    08/21/2018 2:35:55 PM PDT · by Conserv · 30 replies
    Predicts the dems will pick up about 5 to 10 seats.
  • The Three “Gs” That Can Help Reduce Chicago’s Gun Violence

    08/21/2018 9:21:51 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 21, 2018 | Carl Jackson
    After another weekend of record-setting gun violence in the nation’s third largest city of Chicago, where 59 people were shot, leaving 6 of them dead and 53 wounded, local officials are still blaming societal symptoms for their ridiculous homicide rate while totally missing the disease - leftism. If Chicago’s mayor, Rahm Emanuel, and other community leaders are serious about reducing homicide rates in the Windy city, they must first admit that what they’re doing isn’t working. Since police can’t be everywhere and criminals don’t care about obeying laws, increased police presence won’t solve Chicago’s gun violence problem. Adding more cops...
  • Chicago police chief blames city violence on lenient judges and prosecutors

    08/21/2018 8:21:00 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 21,2018 | By Chris Irvine
    The superintendent of Chicago's beleaguered police department shifted the blame for the city's gun violence epidemic from the cops to the courts, blaming judges and prosecutors who refuse to jail repeat offenders arrested with illegal firearms. Supt. Eddie Johnson, speaking on Monday at Chicago Police Headquarters, said his department can “only do so much," but noted “it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out why shootings continue to be a problem in Chicago.” “These shootings are not random,” Johnson said. “They’re fueled by gang conflicts. We know who they are. He added: “If people don’t give us the information...
  • ATF study reveals where criminals in Baltimore are getting their guns

    08/20/2018 11:11:29 AM PDT · by rktman · 24 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 8/20/2018 | Jazz Shaw
    Thousands of guns recovered in Maryland last year traced back to 49 states, but the largest portion of firearms was bought locally… ATF agents were able to determine where nearly 5,900 of the firearms were sold, according to a new analysis by the ATF, which publishes the findings of its gun traces each year. Some 47 percent were bought in Maryland, the ATF found. Virginia ranked second and supplied about 15 percent of the guns. Pennsylvania came third with nearly 7 percent. Some firearms were bought as far away as Texas (101 guns) and California (46 guns).
  • David Hogg plans to run for Congress when he turns 25 years old

    08/20/2018 12:06:20 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 94 replies
    Yahoo! ^ | 08/20/18
    David Hogg, one of the powerful young activists who recently graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has dreams of one day running for Congress. In an in-depth profile of the 18-year-old, New York Magazine's Daily Intelligencer reports that not only does Hogg want to enter politics, but he plans to do so soon — when he turns 25 years old. Since the February 14 mass shooting at his high school in Parkland, Florida where 17 people were killed, Hogg's joined forces with fellow classmates like Emma González and Cameron Kasky to call for stricter gun control policies
  • Amid 'summer of the gun,' Canada sees US firearms debate creeping north

    08/20/2018 10:15:32 AM PDT · by Jagermonster · 14 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | August 17, 2018 | Sara Miller Llana, Staff Writer
    Toronto -- A shootout on a summer evening in July killed a high school graduate and a 10-year-old girl. In August a sniper in an apartment complex shot dead four people, including two police officers, at sunrise. This might sound like a familiar storyline in the United States. But the tragedies have mounted in Canada – these latest respectively in Toronto and Fredericton, New Brunswick – part of what has been dubbed a “summer of the gun” here. Not surprisingly, it has spurred a debate on the increasing role of firearms in Canadian society. But the conversation is taking place...
  • Washington state wildlife officials resisted sending copter, sheriff to save woman treed by wolves

    07/22/2018 7:35:02 AM PDT · by george76 · 71 replies
    Capital Press ^ | July 18, 2018 | Don Jenkins
    Recordings and summaries of emergency calls show Washington wildlife officials at first objected to an air rescue of a woman treed by wolves, or help from the Okanogan County sheriff. Washington wildlife managers initially opposed sending a helicopter or a search-and-rescue team to save a woman treed by wolves in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, according to recordings and summaries of emergency calls. ... Notes from a call between DNR dispatcher Jill Jones and a wildlife officer summarized WDFW’s position, and her position, shortly before the helicopter launched. “No helicopter. Federally listed species. 3 WDFW personnel saying so,” according to DNR’s...
  • Gun ranges equal big business, especially in trigger-happy Pennsylvania

    08/19/2018 5:42:34 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 44 replies
    Philly.Com ^ | 08/17/2018 | Erin Arvedlund,
    Pennsylvania is one of America's most populous when it comes to gun owners. Almost one in three Pennsylvanians owns a firearm, or 31 percent. So where do they learn how to shoot? (Legally, that is.) I'm under-educated on the gun-owner side of our national debate. So, I persuaded my editors to let me take a gun class, learn gun safety, and understand more about gun culture. --SNIP-- First, the thrill. It's for real. I'm holding a firearm in my hands. It's horrifying and exhilarating at the same time. Later, I'll shoot "dry-fire" — essentially, blanks — and then real bullets....
  • Democrat cracks joke about Trump drowning in the Potomac River: WATCH

    08/19/2018 6:26:38 PM PDT · by Libloather · 34 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 8/19/18 | Daniel Chaitin
    Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., joked about how somebody saving a drowning President Trump would be a "catastrophe" at the start of an event in Sunshine, Fla., on Sunday. In a video reported by the Daily Caller, Hastings said he first learned of the joke from Ari Silver, whose father is former Florida state legislator and rabbi Barry Silver. “Do you know the difference between a crisis and a catastrophe?” Hastings said, retelling the joke. "A crisis is if Donald Trump falls into the Potomac River and can’t swim,” Hastings said. A "catastrophe," he added, "is anybody saves his ass.'” Cheers...
  • Right-wing, left-wing protesters face off in Seattle

    08/19/2018 7:35:45 AM PDT · by deport · 36 replies
    ABC News ^ | Aug 18, 2018, 10:49 PM ET | AP
    Right-wing demonstrators gathered Saturday in Seattle for a "Liberty or Death" rally that drew counter-protesters from the left while dozens of police kept the two sides separated. The right-wing groups Washington 3 Percenters and Patriot Prayer were holding the rally outside Seattle City Hall to protest an effort to launch a gun-control initiative that would raise the age in Washington state for people buying semi-automatic rifles. The left-wing groups Organized Workers for Labor Solidarity, Radical Women and the Freedom Socialist Party were rallying at the same site.
  • Data duel: Are gun-free zones really safer?

    08/19/2018 3:50:59 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 26 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 19, 2018 | David Sherfinski
    Children are heading back to school with the debate over gun safety still raging six months after the Parkland massacre — and no issue is more heated than whether gun-free zones make students safer or more endangered. Led by President Trump, gun rights backers are increasingly on the offensive, pushing to roll back the general policy consensus, enshrined in federal law, that guns and schools generally don’t mix. A study by John R. Lott Jr., a gun crimes researcher, said close to 98 percent of mass shootings happen in gun-free zones, suggesting that they do little to stop, and may...
  • Dem candidates embrace gun control in campaign for House takeover

    08/18/2018 2:28:02 PM PDT · by Innovative · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | Aug. 18, 2018 | Adam Shaw
    As the Democrats shift to the left on a number of issues from health care to immigration, they’ve already gone all in on one of the most contentious issues around -- gun control. A study by The Wall Street Journal found that of the 63 candidates on the House Democrats’ campaign arm’s list of seats to flip in November, 62 support expanded background checks for gun purchases. While Dems have long pushed for gun control, there was a time when some candidates ignored the issue, included gun rights as part of their platform or even allied with the National Rifle...
  • To reduce urban violence, let's consider the real causes — not guns, police or 'low' taxes

    08/18/2018 9:25:19 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08 18 2018 | CHRIS TALGO,
    To solve a problem, one must first diagnose its cause. This rings true in all walks of life. Yet this fundamental principle seems to be ignored when the problems of inner-city crime and poverty are considered. For decades, urban areas have been rife with pain and suffering due to violence. Chicago, Illinois is a prime example of this modern American tragedy. The city’s murder rate is among the highest in the nation. Shootings, drug-dealing, car-jacking, gang activity, and other categories of crime are at epidemic levels. Almost the entire conversation about criminal activity and violence in the city, as well...
  • Do You Want A Marxist Revolution? Antifa Protesters Answer

    08/17/2018 7:46:11 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 33 replies
    Youtube.com ^ | 8/13/18 | Daily caller
    Do You Want A Marxist Revolution? Antifa Protesters Answer The DC's Stephanie Hamill Spoke with Antifa who were protesting the 'Unite The Right' Rally in in Washington, D.C., at Lafayette Park. Antifa's vision for America will make your head spin.
  • San Diego Protestors Want Censorship and Gun Control

    08/18/2018 3:59:13 AM PDT · by marktwain · 69 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 18 August,2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Those pushing for a disarmed population have been educated to the fact that effective restrictions on arms cannot be achieved without strong government censorship and control over information. The First and Second Amendments in the Bill of Rights reinforce each other and make restrictions on both free expression and the right to keep and bear arms difficult. A spokesperson articulated the protestors passion for a government regulations that the believe will make them safe.  From CBS8.com: SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - Protestors of the Del Mar Gun Show addressed the Fair Board on Tuesday afternoon with their newest concerns....
  • As School Starts, Locals Talk About the Real David (Camera) Hogg and It’s Not Pretty

    08/17/2018 4:10:45 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 25 replies
    The Western Journal - Conservative Tribune ^ | AUGUST 16, 2018 AT 2:49PM | SOPHIA CLIFTON
    As summer comes to a close and kids start going back to school, there is one school getting more media attention than most others. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the site of the February 14 shooting, is in the spotlight as teens from the Parkland, Florida, community began a new school year this week. This past Tuesday — August 14 — also marked six months since the shooting, putting that subject at the forefront of everyone’s minds. Several teens from the school spent their summer as teen activists, both locally and nationally. Some students even took their “March For Our...
  • NRA wins Washington case, stops gun control initiative from going to ballot

    08/17/2018 2:13:14 PM PDT · by PROCON · 15 replies
    mynorthwest.com ^ | Aug. 17, 2018 | MYNORTHWEST STAFF
    Organizers behind gun control Initiative 1639 did not comply with state signature gathering rules, according to a Thurston County superior court judge who ruled in favor of the NRA Friday. I-1639 will now be removed from the November ballot. “The National Rifle Association is glad to see the court today recognized how negligent, if not worse, gun control advocates were in their signature-gathering for this ill-advised ballot initiative,” said Chris W. Cox, executive director, NRA-ILA.Gun rights advocates protested the manner in which I-1639 collected signatures in Washington state. Secretary of State Kim Wyman even commented that her office has never...
  • NYT Performs PR for Teens on Gun-Grabbing Bus Tour, Pushing Laundry List of Left-Wing Issues

    08/17/2018 9:33:20 AM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 8/16/2018 | Clay Waters
    Under the pretense of journalism, reporter Maggie Astor provided some public relations with the valuable New York Times-imprimatur for the children’s crusade for gun control (and a laundry list of made-up left-wing issues like “systems of oppression”) in Thursday’s lead National story, “Speakers, Students, Activists, Survivors – On the road with teenagers from the March for Our Lives.” Both the teen activists and the supposed journalist skipped over how the massacres of students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida actually transpired, partly due to dereliction by both the Broward County sheriff’s department and the police deputy assigned...
  • Louisiana Attorney General Denies $600 Million to Citibank, Bank of America Over Gun Control

    08/16/2018 9:48:58 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/16/2018 | AWR Hawkins
    Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry and the state’s Bond Commission denied $600 million to Citibank and Bank of America over the gun control stance adopted by both companies. Citibank and Bank of America were both to be part of a road financing plan in the state, but were omitted from the financial plan after arbitrarily placing new gun controls on banking customers. Louisiana Executive Division press secretary Ruth Wisher told Breitbart News that Landry and State Treasurer John Schroder have been working on the state’s response to corporate gun control “for some time.” Omitting them from the $600 million is...
  • First Transgender Nominee For Governor Thinks ‘Radicalized Christians’ Are A Problem

    08/15/2018 12:07:45 PM PDT · by detective · 23 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/14/2018 | Scott Morefield
    Christine Hallquist, the country’s first major party transgender candidate as the newly minted Democratic nominee for the governorship of Vermont, once tweeted an insinuation that “radicalized Christians” are a problem that Americans currently “tolerate.” “And we worry about sharia law!!” Hallquist tweeted in June 2017 along with a link to an article from “LGBTQ Nation” about a girl disqualified from a soccer team because she looked like a boy. “Radicalized Christians are a part of the American landscape, and we tolerate it.”