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Dec 22, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Dec 21, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Here is a transcript of remarks made by National Rifle Association president Wayne LaPierre and former congressman Asa Hutchinson at a press conference in Washington, D.C. on Friday, December 21, 2012. Wayne LaPierre The National Rifle Association's 4 million mothers, fathers, sons and daughters join the nation in horror, outrage, grief and earnest prayer for the families ...

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Dec 20, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A staff member who was worried about safety after the tragedy in Connecticut brought her own loaded gun to an elementary school on Wednesday. It happened at Seward Montessori in south Minneapolis. Police were called after the staff member told a teacher, who then told the principal. “It’s unnerving to have that type of call ...

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Dec 20, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from CBS News: As the House readies for an expected vote on an alternate plan, dubbed "Plan B," to avoid massive tax hikes on all income earners, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., said he is confident he will have enough support to pass their plan. "We're going to have the votes," Cantor told reporters ...

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Dec 20, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Hill: The House on Thursday afternoon approved a rule allowing consideration later Thursday evening of Speaker John Boehner's "Plan B" legislation on the fiscal cliff. Members approved the rule in a mostly party line 219-197 vote, although 13 Republicans voted against it along with every voting Democrat. Republicans voting against the rule ...

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Dec 20, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Infowars: The Communist Chinese government, via its state-run media front Xinhua, has called for Americans to be disarmed, arguing that the Sandy Hook school massacre demands “no delay for U.S. gun control.” Xinhua is virtually the press agency for the Communist Chinese government. The organization, “is subordinate to the State Council and reports ...

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Dec 19, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Fox News: Sales for bulletproof backpacks and child-sized body armor manufactured by a Utah company have increased 500 percent since last week’s shooting massacre at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary, company officials said. Derek Williams, director of sales and marketing for Amendment II, said Wednesday that the Salt Lake City-based firm has seen “incredible ...

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Dec 19, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

WENTZVILLE • A barber shop patron who fired three times at another customer discussing the Connecticut school shooting has been charged with three felonies. Lester Davis, 57, of the 400 block of Highland Meadows Place is facing charges of first-degree assault, armed criminal action and unlawful possession of a weapon. According to police, Davis was at the ...

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Dec 18, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Hill: The White House on Tuesday said President Obama "is not willing to accept" Speaker John Boehner’s “Plan B” to avoid the fiscal cliff. Boehner (R-Ohio) on Tuesday announced the House would vote on legislation to extend tax rates on income below $1 million as a backup plan in case his talks with ...

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Dec 17, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

NEWTOWN, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) – As the national discussion on mental health continues following the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 27 people, a recent mental health bill that was defeated in Connecticut may have helped in keeping Adam Lanza away. Before Friday’s heinous act, there was talk in Connecticut’s state legislature to ...

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Dec 17, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Politico: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel called for a nationwide assault-weapons ban Monday in response to the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Emanuel made his remarks at a Chicago Police Department graduation ceremony Monday morning. “It’s time that we as a city have an assault weapons ban. It’s time that we ...

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Dec 17, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Washington Post: South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) announced Monday that she will appoint Rep. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) to the Senate. Scott will replace Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), who is leaving the chamber in January to head up the conservative Heritage Foundation. “It is with great pleasure that I am announcing our next U.S. ...

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Dec 17, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is vowing to use "whatever power this office holds" to safeguard the nation's children, raising the prospect that he will pursue policy changes to stem gun violence in the wake of an elementary school massacre. "Because what choice do we have?" a somber Obama said at a Sunday evening ...

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Dec 16, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(AP) — While white-steepled churches and President Barack Obama prepared to comfort a grieving town Sunday, federal agents planned to fan out to dozens of gun stores and shooting ranges across Connecticut, chasing leads they hoped would cast light on the life of school shooter Adam Lanza. Among the questions: Why did his mother, a well-to-do ...

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Dec 14, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Dec 13, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (AP) -- While the "fiscal cliff" of looming tax increases and spending cuts dominates political conversation in Washington, some Republicans and business groups see signs of a "regulatory cliff" that they say could be just as damaging to the economy. For months, federal agencies and the White House have sidetracked dozens of major regulations ...

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Dec 12, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from i09: A team of international researchers has completed a study that suggests we will probably never find a ‘gay gene.' Sexual orientation is not about genetics, say the researchers, it's about epigenetics. This is the process where DNA expression is influenced by any number of external factors in the environment. And in the ...

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Dec 6, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Clear difference between Morsi's speech now and Mubarak's on Jan. 28, 2011: backdrop now red, not blue. twitter.com/RobertMackey/s…— Robert Mackey (@RobertMackey) December 6, 2012 Excperted from Business Insider: Mohamed Morsi, President of Egypt, has given a long speech that sought to calm tensions in the country, where a spat over the power of government over the ...

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Dec 4, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Fox News: A California family that has operated an oyster farm on the bucolic Northern California coast is fighting back after the federal government moved to kick it off of the National Park Service property where the shellfish have been legally harvested for nearly 80 years. The Drakes Bay Oyster Company faces closure and ...

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Dec 4, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Washington Times: A major defense-spending bill hit an unexpected bump on its journey through the U.S. Senate over an amendment on veterans’ gun rights, which devolved into a heated floor debate and foreshadows a potential battle over Democrats’ vows to tweak the filibuster rules in the clubby, traditionally collegial body. Sen. Tom Coburn, ...

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Dec 4, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Excerpted from Fox News: The attorney for George Zimmerman said he is "frustrated" that prosecutors withheld a color photo of the Florida gunman that could bolster his case that Zimmerman was being beaten when he shot Trayvon Martin. The graphic photo of Zimmerman, taken the night of his fateful confrontation ...

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Dec 4, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Fox News: U.S. agents on assignment in Mexico, where they are helping the local authorities go after violent drug cartels, are not allowed to carry weapons for their own protection, a situation that one lawmaker says could turn into “another Benghazi.” Because the official role of U.S. agents south of the border is limited ...

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Dec 4, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The New York Post: KANSAS CITY, Mo — Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher leaned over his mortally wounded gal pal, kissed her on the forehead and apologized to his mom, before fleeing to team headquarters and killed himself, according to published reports today. Belcher appeared to understand the gravity of his actions on Saturday morning ...

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Dec 4, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Politico: Where in the world is Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer? Brewer is out of state for a week on official business, but her staff won’t reveal where, according to The Associated Press. Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett, also a Republican, is the state’s acting governor, and certified election results Monday in Brewer’s place. Bennett’s ...

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Dec 4, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

CAIRO (AP) - Thousands of Egyptians massed in Cairo Tuesday for a march to the presidential palace to protest the assumption by the nation's Islamist president of nearly unrestricted powers and a draft constitution hurriedly adopted by his allies. The march comes amid rising anger over the draft charter and decrees issued by Mohammed Morsi ...

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