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  • New bill would add special tax to California gun sales to fund school initiative

    03/19/2018 11:16:52 AM PDT · by Simon Green ^ | 03/19/18 | Chris Eger
    (Assemblymember Jim Cooper wants to toss more taxes on gun and ammo buyers in California to help pay for school safety programs.) A California lawmaker intends to gut and amend a bill on agriculture to apply an additional tax on firearms and ammunition to fund school programs. The measure, AB 2497, was introduced last month as a minor tweak to California’s Agriculture Day but moving forward will morph into a proposal that would provide counselors and armed officers to schools. The funding for the initiative would come from an as yet to be determined tax rate on gun and...
  • Yes, Texas does have the right to punish sanctuary cities

    03/19/2018 10:57:14 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 19, 2018 | Hans A. von Spakovsky
    In a resounding victory for the State of Texas, the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has thrown out almost all of a preliminary injunction issued by a lower court that was preventing the Lone Star State from enforcing a state law going after sanctuary cities such as Austin, the state’s capital. This is the right result, both legally and morally. Not only does the state law not violate the Constitution, as was erroneously claimed, but it’s intended to prevent the state from becoming a sanctuary – a safe haven – for criminal aliens who endanger the public. Texas certainly...
  • What Did You Learn About the Second Amendment in History Class?

    03/19/2018 10:53:16 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 9 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 03/19/18 | Robert Farago
    I’m stunned by the image above. If the grammatically-challenged protester really wanted to know why someone owns an AR-15 — someone who has no plans to murder anyone — why doesn’t she ask an AR15 owner? Preferably before revealing her ignorance on the subject. Before calling for a ban on AR ownership. Hang on . . . The protest went down in New York, where AR-15s are banned. So she’d have to, I dunno, go online? Clearly, the youth’s history teacher didn’t teach her thing one about the Second Amendment. ‘Cause if he knew that, he’d know the...
  • Commentary: What if Trump is right and there is no collusion?

    03/19/2018 9:47:27 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 45 replies
    On Sunday morning, President Trump wondered in a tweet, "Why does the Mueller team have 13 hardened Democrats, some big Crooked Hillary supporters, and Zero Republicans? Another Dem recently added...does anyone think this is fair? And yet, there is NO COLLUSION!" Donald J. Trump âś” @realDonaldTrump Why does the Mueller team have 13 hardened Democrats, some big Crooked Hillary supporters, and Zero Republicans? Another Dem recently added...does anyone think this is fair? And yet, there is NO COLLUSION! 7:35 AM - Mar 18, 2018 107K 110K people are talking about this Twitter Ads info and privacy What if Donald Trump...
  • Abortion-Provider Planned Parenthood Wants to Protect Life Through Gun Control

    03/19/2018 9:46:16 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies ^ | 3/19/2018 | Michael W. Chapman
    Planned Parenthood, the largest aboriton provider in the United States, wants to protect life by working with gun-control groups that are helping the student survivors of the Feb. 14 shooting in Parkland, Fla., to organize a nationwide "#MarchForOurLives" this month. In its fiscal year that ended Sept. 30, 2016, Planned Parenthood disclosed that it had performed 321,384 abortions, or about 880 deaths a day. Since the Feb. 14 shooting, in which 17 people were killed, some student activists from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have spoken to the national media and to lawmakers, demanding more gun control and an...
  • Student Assaulted for Pro-Second Amendment Views, Then Suspended for Defending Himself

    03/19/2018 9:39:19 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies ^ | 3/18/2018 | Matt Margolis
    PJ Media previously reported on the story of a 17-year-old high school student from Farmington, Conn., who was originally blocked from participating in a school assembly on March 14 where she had planned to present her conservative and pro-Second Amendment views. Thanks to the attention her story received, the student, Ashley Dummit, was eventually able to participate, and gave a speech at the assembly in defense of Second Amendment rights. In fact, she ended up being the only speaker at the assembly. Unfortunately, not all incidents involving pro-Second Amendment students have ended so well. Another high school student, 17-year-old Christian...
  • Al Sharpton’s Group And Black Lives Matter Team Up For Pro-Farrakhan Protest

    03/19/2018 9:34:01 AM PDT · by rktman · 15 replies ^ | 3/18/2018 | Peter Hasson
    Black Lives Matter, the New Black Panther Party, and Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network are organizing a protest in defense of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan Farrakhan is a notorious racist and anti-Semite with close ties to Democratic politicians and activists The black activist groups are lobbying against a GOP resolution formally condemning Farrakhan for his anti-Semitism Several black activist groups are holding a protest on Monday in defense of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, a notorious anti-Semite and racist revealed to have close ties to prominent Democratic politicians and activists. Black Lives Matter, the New Black...
  • The Kuhner Report,Jeffrey T. Kuhner Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,WRKO AM,March 19-23,2018

    03/19/2018 9:08:18 AM PDT · by Biggirl
    The Kuhner Report ^ | March 19, 2018 | Jeffrey T. Kuhner
    Good Afternoon And Welcome!
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,WOR AM,March 19,2018

    03/19/2018 9:00:46 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 5 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | March 19, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    Good Morning/Afternoon,MEGARushTalksAboutWhatHasTakenPlaceSinceFridayOfLastWeekDITTOS!
  • Rep. Steve King on the Omnibus Spending Battle: ‘Let’s Fund the Whole Wall and Let’s Build It All’

    03/19/2018 7:04:49 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 7 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 18 Mar 2018 | Sean Moran
    Rep. Steve King (R-IA) told Breitbart News Sunday hosts Matthew Boyle and Amanda House that Congress should fund the wall in the ensuing omnibus spending battle, saying, “Let’s fund the whole wall and let’s build it all.” Rep. King told Breitbart News Sunday about the incoming omnibus spending bill that Congress has to pass before this Friday. King declared: Well, this method of governing is just so messy that it puts any member of Congress in a position where maybe you can pick one thing and then beat the drum to try to keep that from getting slipped in there....
  • To Students: A Lesson on the Modern Left

    03/19/2018 7:04:28 AM PDT · by rktman · 8 replies ^ | 3/19/2018 | Trevor Thomas
    As about 100 of the 1,700-plus students at my high school walked out in protest on March 14 (for a moment, I thought it was merely an overzealous Pi Day party), I mentioned to a colleague that the whole episode was little more than a ploy to elect more Democrats. I found out a short while later that others thought exactly the same. As most of us watching well knew, several reports have revealed that the student walkouts across the U.S. last Wednesday were far from "organic." Sadly, liberal organizations across the U.S. have seized on the wicked act that...
  • Surrender to Brussels Agreed: Britain Obeys All EU Laws, No Control, Open Borders to 2020

    03/19/2018 7:02:14 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 49 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/19/18 | Oliver JJ Lane
    The United Kingdom will agree to follow all European Union rules after Brexit and keep the nation’s borders open for the duration of the transition period to 2022, with further bad news for fisheries and communities in Northern Ireland as a new agreement was reached in Brussels Monday. The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier made the announcement in a joint press conference with Britain’s David Davis in Brussels where they presented a “legal text which constitutes a decisive step” towards a final agreement, revealing the enormous extent to which Theresa May’s government has sold out the Brexit-voting British...
  • Drudge Poll: Three-Quarters Say Trump Should Fire Mueller

    03/19/2018 6:50:28 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/18/18 | Luis Sanchez
    Autoplay: On | Off More than three-quarters of people who answered a poll on the conservative Drudge Report site said that President Trump should fire special counsel Robert Mueller. Mueller is currently investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Moscow. The online poll, which was posted on the site on Saturday, had surveyed fewer than 500,000 people on Sunday. The poll comes after Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe over the findings of an internal review that said he provided unauthorized information to the press and was...
  • Sound Off Connecticut With Jim Vicevich,M-F,9AM-12NOONPM,EDT,WTIC AM,March 19-23,2018

    03/19/2018 6:14:04 AM PDT · by Biggirl
    Sound Off Connecticut With Jim Vicevich ^ | March 19, 2018 | Jim Vicevich
    Good Morning And Welcome!
  • Congressman suggests Second Amendment as means of opposing Trump

    03/19/2018 5:08:18 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 73 replies
    A Democratic congressman from Long Island implied that Americans should grab weapons and oppose President Trump by force, if the commander-in-chief doesn’t follow the Constitution. Rep. Tom Suozzi made the remark to constituents at a town hall last week, saying that folks opposed to Trump might resort to the “Second Amendment.” “It’s really a matter of putting public pressure on the president,” Suozzi said in a newly released video of the March 12 talk in Huntington. “This is where the Second Amendment comes in quite frankly, because you know, what if the president was to ignore the courts? What would...
  • Jim Bridenstine's NASA nomination remains in serious jeopardy (payback for opposing Boehner!)

    03/19/2018 4:37:56 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 14 replies ^ | 3/12/18 | Justin Wingerter
    U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine's nomination to lead NASA remains in serious jeopardy and his colleagues are suggesting President Donald Trump should soon nominate someone else. Bridenstine, a Tulsa Republican who was twice nominated to head the nation's space agency, has continued to draw the opposition of all Senate Democrats, independents and one Republican. A fellow Tulsa Republican, Sen. Jim Inhofe, has tried unsuccessfully to persuade that Republican senator to back Bridenstine. “I have talked to Marco — Senator Marco Rubio — and he doesn't like Jim Bridenstine,” Inhofe said of the junior senator from Florida. Florida's senators have effectively blocked...
  • Senators suspect Comey lied and plotted to double-cross Trump, seek second special counsel

    03/19/2018 4:30:29 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 56 replies ^ | 3/18/18 | Rowan Scarborough
    A plan of action for how a second special counsel can investigate the FBI and Justice Department is spelled out in a point-by-point letter submitted by two Republican senators. They specifically want to know whether former FBI Director James B. Comey lied to them and had a plan to double-cross President Trump. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley of Iowa and Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina sent a letter last week to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. They and two other Republicans want a special counsel with the powers of the Trump-Russia probe’s Robert Mueller to investigate suspected Justice...
  • Students calling for change after the Parkland shooting [60 Minutes Master Thespian Fails]

    03/19/2018 4:26:08 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 21 replies
    See BS "News" ^ | 3/18/18 | S Alfonsi
    .... In less than a month, the teens did what few thought possible, they changed gun laws in Florida and ignited a national movement... ....Alex Wind, a self-described theater geek, Jaclyn Corin, the junior class president, student reporter David Hogg, and senior Emma Gonzalez started what they call the never-again movement in Cameron Kasky's living room.... In three weeks, they'd convinced Florida's Republican Governor Rick Scott to defy the National Rifle Association, something that hasn't happened in Florida in 20 years.... Jaclyn Corin: We can't praise them for doing what they've done because that wouldn't have stopped what happened at...
  • Uproar after New Jersey high school allegedly suspends students over gun-range photo

    03/19/2018 4:06:14 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3-19-2018 | Lukas Mikelionis
    A New Jersey high school came under fire Friday after it allegedly suspended two students over a gun photo taken during a family visit to a shooting range. News of the unnamed students' suspension circulated through a Lacey Township Facebook group, according to Amanda Buron, a Lacey resident and family friend of one of the suspended students said one of the photos shared on SnapChat featured four rifles, ammunition clips and a gun duffel with the caption "fun day at the range," reported. Buron said the two students received a five-day in-school suspension after the picture drew the...
  • Gowdy to Trump’s lawyer: If you have an innocent client, act like it

    03/18/2018 10:44:56 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 87 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 18 2018 | Brett Samuels
    Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) on Sunday criticized President Trump’s attorney for calling for an end to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible ties between Trump's campaign and Moscow.