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  • New Boulder, Colorado AR-15 law seen as TEST for nationwide gun registration

    12/13/2018 12:46:53 PM PST · by SleeperCatcher · 69 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 12/13/18 | USA Features
    Unconstitutional: Whenever we see the Left moving to implement a new rule or law governing the use, handling, or ownership of firearms we are reminded of the very simple language of the Second Amendment, which reads in full: A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed. Liberal and conservative scholars and lawmakers have debated the meaning of “militia” and whether or not the founders meant that the Second Amendment applied only to organized state military forces. But others have noted that based...
  • Was Gary Hart Set Up?

    10/19/2018 11:50:29 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 73 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | Oct 18 | James Fallows
    In the spring of 1990, after he had helped the first George Bush reach the presidency, the political consultant Lee Atwater learned that he was dying. Atwater, who had just turned 39 and was the head of the Republican National Committee, had suffered a seizure while at a political fund-raising breakfast and had been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. In a year he was dead. Atwater put some of that year to use making amends. Throughout his meteoric political rise he had been known for both his effectiveness and his brutality. In South Carolina, where he grew up, he...
  • Gary Hart Fails Again [Movie]

    11/05/2018 7:36:30 AM PST · by C19fan · 24 replies
    National Review ^ | November 5, 2018 | Kyle Smith
    I was transfixed by the Gary Hart movie The Front Runner: It has a lot of levels, and it’s a failure on every one of them. Mistake gets piled atop error atop cliché atop banality. It’s a skyscraper of wrong, an hour-and-53-minute lesson in how not to make a movie. Vigorously borrowing from The Candidate, Nashville, and The West Wing, The Front Runner covers the three weeks of Colorado Senator Hart’s 1988 presidential campaign, which ended in humiliation shortly after reporters staking out his D.C. apartment discovered a mistress, who turned out to be Donna Rice. Watching the co-writer and...
  • Hugh Jackman to Play Gary Hart In ‘The Frontrunner’

    06/28/2017 1:04:21 PM PDT · by drewh · 47 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 27 Jun 2017 | by Daniel Nussbaum27
    Hugh Jackman has been cast as former George McGovern campaign manager, Colorado senator, and failed Democratic presidential candidate Gary Hart in director Jason Reitman’s upcoming political drama The Frontrunner. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the 48-year-old Logan star will play Hart, who was widely considered the frontrunner to secure the Democratic nomination for president in 1988 before news reports alleging an extramarital affair between the Colorado senator and Donna Rice sank his campaign. In May of 1987, Hart famously told the New York Times to “follow me around” after rumors had surfaced about the candidate’s alleged affair; the Miami Herald...
  • Gary Hart: America’s Founding Principles Are in Danger of Corruption

    06/28/2015 7:03:08 AM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 51 replies
    TIME ^ | June 26, 2015 | By Gary Hart
    Welcome to the age of vanity politics and campaigns-for-hire. What would our founders make of this nightmare? Four qualities have distinguished republican government from ancient Athens forward: the sovereignty of the people; a sense of the common good; government dedicated to the commonwealth; and resistance to corruption. Measured against the standards established for republics from ancient times, the American Republic is massively corrupt. From Plato and Aristotle forward, corruption was meant to describe actions and decisions that put a narrow, special, or personal interest ahead of the interest of the public or commonwealth. Corruption did not have to stoop to...
  • GARY HART: Clinton billion dollar campaign should frighten Americans; alarmed at dynastic politics

    04/06/2015 6:14:46 AM PDT · by Liz · 26 replies
    politico.com ^ | 4/6/15 | Jonathan Topaz
    The prospect of a billion-dollar Clinton campaign “ought to frighten every American,” the two-time Democratic presidential candidate said......The post-Citizens United campaign finance environment has sullied the presidential process, benefiting establishment politicians who cater to financial backers. He pointed to his own experience; he and his wife mortgaged their home for $50-$75,000 — which made a significant difference in his 1984 primary campaign where he finished Hart finished second to Mondale. “If you need a billion dollars, how many people can do that? Only the Clintons and the Bushes and one or two others,” he said. Hart is alarmed by current...
  • Gary Hart Whines to Denver Post Over Cory Gardner Endorsement 'Heresy'

    10/15/2014 8:40:05 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 15 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | October 15, 2014 | P.J. Gladnick
    It's heresy I tell you. Heresy! A generally liberal newspaper must never be allowed the thought crime of endorsing a conservative Republican candidate in a major political race. Such was the attitude of former presidential candidate Gary Hart(pence) in his angry letter to the editor of the Denver Post denouncing them for the high heresy of endorsing Cory Gardner over Mark Udall in the senate race from Colorado. What is most interesting about Hart's letter is what is not in it, namely any complaint about biased coverage on the part of the Denver Post. Instead Hart throws a conniption fit...
  • Boulder residents have days to comply with order to ‘certify’ rifles as deadline looms

    12/07/2018 8:12:46 AM PST · by rktman · 86 replies
    bizpacreview.com ^ | 12/5/2018 | Frieda Powers
    Residents of Boulder, Colorado who refuse to comply with a state order to “certify” their so-called assault rifles this month could face fines, jail and confiscation of their firearms. Following through on an “assault weapons” ban passed in May, the Boulder city council is requiring residents who already owned prohibited rifles, pistols, and shotguns to certify them with the police by December 27 or face repercussions, according to the Denver Post. The sale or possession of assault weapons, high-capacity magazines and bump stocks was banned earlier this year and weapons already owned by Boulder residents were grandfathered in, allowing until...
  • Why Did 101 Lawmakers Send Letters of Support to Israel-Bashing CAIR?

    11/05/2018 5:44:15 AM PST · by SJackson · 34 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | 11-5-18 | Steven Emerson
    If the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) stuck to its stated mission statement and only did civil rights work protecting Muslim Americans from discrimination and bigotry, you likely would never see it mentioned on this site.But CAIR has a second, perhaps more paramount objective that it never directly acknowledges: To oppose Israel and promote Palestinian nationalism.CAIR’s mission statement makes no mention of Palestine. Instead, it says it aims to “enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.” It describes its lobbying arm as focusing “on issues related to Islam and Muslims. The department monitors legislation and government activities and responds...
  • Greeley King Soopers moves Tide Pods away from candy aisle following concern

    12/04/2018 4:36:58 AM PST · by real saxophonist · 21 replies
    Greeley Tribune ^ | December 3, 2018 | Adam Poulisse
    The King Soopers on 35th Avenue near Greeley West High School will no longer stock its Tide Pods near the colorful candy following recent concern. Store management on Sunday removed an aisle end cap stocked with the bright, aromatic detergent packs and other laundry items that was connected to an aisle filled with popcorn, chocolate bars, M&M’s, Reese’s and other delicious goodies — which Tide Pods are not supposed to be. Similar household products are a couple aisles away from the sweets. Earlier this year the “Tide Pod challenge,” where teens filmed themselves biting into the plastic bubbles filled with...
  • Results of Colorado Marijuana Legalization 4 Years Later

    11/30/2018 2:21:41 PM PST · by fwdude · 237 replies
    Barbwire ^ | November 30, 2018 | David Jolly
    On January 1, 2014, Colorado legalized the medical and recreational use of Marijuana. They claimed that it would add millions of dollars to the state’s revenue via state taxes which includes a 2.9% sales tax, 10% special sales tax and 15% excise tax, meaning the state would collect $27.90 for every $100 of recreational marijuana sold in the Rocky Mountain state. In April 2014, 19 year old foreign exchange student Levy Thamba plunged off a hotel balcony and died after eating legally purchased marijuana laced cookies. After eating just one cookie, Thamba became agitated and ran out onto the balcony...
  • GEORGE WILL: Republicans should study Colorado's change in tint, from purple to blue

    11/30/2018 10:14:14 AM PST · by re_tail20 · 74 replies
    SCNow Morning News ^ | November 28, 2018 | George Will
    Social scientists, say Colorado boosters, have plausible metrics identifying their state as the happiest and healthiest state, the former quality perhaps producing the latter. Or the other way around. Or maybe the tangle of causation cannot be unwoven. Be that as it may, 300 days of sunshine – this Mile High City is practically cheek-by-jowl with the sun – entice people into outdoor activities that help the state have chubby America's lowest obesity rate. Among the least happy and healthy Colorado cohorts is the Republican Party, which is less svelte than emaciated. This state is in many ways a glimpse...
  • Child Rapists, Killer Busted near Texas Border

    11/24/2018 6:07:09 PM PST · by davikkm · 8 replies
    breitbart ^ | BOB PRICE
    Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector stopped several criminal aliens and three gang members from making their way successfully into the U.S. interior. Those arrested included two child rapists, two killers, a member of the 18th Street gang and two MS-13 gang members. On the day before Thanksgiving, McAllen Station agents arrested a man who illegally crossed the border from Mexico near the town of Hidalgo, Texas. During processing at the station, agents discovered the man is a Honduran national and a confirmed member of the 18th Street gang. Later that same day, other agents working near...
  • DEA: Sinaloa Cartel Still Holds Power; Maintains International Expansion

    11/21/2018 9:58:24 PM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 8 replies
    Borderlandbeat.com ^ | November 3, 2018 | Yaquil
    Despite the capture of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, the criminal group continues to export "wholesale" quantities of methamphetamine, marijuana, cocaine, heroin and fentanyl through crossing points located along the Mexican-California border: AZ, NM, and W. Texas.... the Sinaloa cartel "maintains an international expansionary footprint" in comparison with other groups, says the Drug Control Administration (DEA) in its annual report on drug trafficking which was published this Friday. SINALOA- continues to export "wholesale" amounts of methamphetamine, marijuana, cocaine, heroin and fentanyl through crossing points located along the Mexican border .... These drugs are distributed in cities such as Chicago, Phoenix, Los...
  • Pelosi’s Husband Invested in Solar Firm Weeks Before Lucrative Expansion

    04/19/2016 10:55:51 AM PDT · by Nachum · 31 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 4/19/16 | Lachlan Markay
    House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi’s husband bought up to a quarter million dollars of stock in a now financially troubled green energy company just weeks before it announced a major 2014 acquisition that sent stock prices soaring, public records show. SunEdison told regulators last week that it is eyeing bankruptcy under the weight of $11.7 million in debt. But in late 2014, investors were bullish on the company, which manufactures and operates solar and wind power facilities. Its 2014 purchase of wind energy company First Wind “further bolstered the reputation of the company,” wrote one market-watcher at the time. “Perhaps...
  • Pelosi Husband Invested in Solar Firm Weeks Before Lucrative Expansion...

    04/19/2016 12:01:17 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 12 replies
    freebeacon ^ | April 19, 2016 | Lachlan Markay
    SunEdison is now eyeing bankruptcy, but Paul Pelosi invested right before a 2014 stock rally House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi’s husband bought up to a quarter million dollars of stock in a now financially troubled green energy company just weeks before it announced a major 2014 acquisition that sent stock prices soaring, public records show. SunEdison told regulators last week that it is eyeing bankruptcy under the weight of $11.7 million in debt. But in late 2014, investors were bullish on the company, which manufactures and operates solar and wind power facilities. Its 2014 purchase of wind energy company First...
  • Ocasio-Cortez joins climate change protesters outside Pelosi’s office during first day

    11/14/2018 12:16:19 AM PST · by ZeroToHero · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/14/18 | Andrew O'Reilly
    Moments after arriving on Capitol Hill for freshman orientation, Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., went to the office of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. It wasn’t to speak with Pelosi about her run for House speakership. But to join an impromptu sit-in outside of Pelosi’s office to push for congressional action on climate change. “We need to tell her that we’ve got her back in showing and pursuing the most progressive energy agenda that this country has even seen,” Ocasio-Cortez said while standing in the middle of a group of around 200 protestors holding signs reading “Green Jobs For All.”
  • What is Ocasio-Cortez's 'Green New Deal’? It’s Utter Crapitalism

    11/18/2018 6:52:05 PM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 18, 2018 | Timothy Meads
    Earlier this week, the newly-elected Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dropped by Rep. Nancy Pelosi's Capitol Hill office. She was not there to say hello to her new colleague but to show support for a group of environmentalists hosting a sit-in in the potential Speaker of the House's workspace. The move rankled party leadership and consultants. But what exactly was Representative-elect Ocasio-Cortez showing support for? It was the "Green New Deal", a massive overhaul spending plan of the United States' economy in an effort to supposedly combat climate change. According to Politico, Ocasio-Cortez met with members from the Sunrise Movement, a nationwide...
  • The Little Socialist From New York Gets Into “Closed Door Fight” With New Jersey Democrat Leader

    11/17/2018 6:19:10 AM PST · by deandg99 · 47 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 11/17/2018 | Tim Brown
    A fight broke out in a closed-door meeting of House Democrats over climate change as a powerful veteran lawmaker fought with freshman star Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other members-elect over the creation of a special panel for the issue. New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone, incoming chairman of the powerful Energy and Commerce Committee — backed by a number of other committee members — slammed the creation of the new climate panel, according to multiple sources in the room. Pallone argued that his committee and other existing panels within the House could take on the issue aggressively. But Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.), Rep.-elect...
  • Ocasio-Cortez gets in closed-door fight with veteran lawmaker over climate change

    11/16/2018 5:07:06 AM PST · by Libloather · 67 replies
    Politico via MSN ^ | 11/15/18 | Anthony Adragna, Zack Colman, John Bresnahan
    **SNIP** Watching it all from the sidelines was Pelosi, who has already called for reinstatement of the select panel that she first set more than a decade ago. Ocasio-Cortez has praised Pelosi for reinstating the special committee, even though she wants it to have far broader authority to craft legislation remaking the U.S. energy grid. “We need to act on climate change NOW w/ a *fossil fuel $-free* Select Committee *with a mandate* to draft a Green New Deal,” Ocasio-Cortez tweeted earlier Thursday. “It’s our best chance to beat the clock.” Pallone declined to comment on what happened during the...