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As usual, the Republican Party has fielded many more Presidential candidates than the Democratic party. Also as usual, they have the greatest variety of crackpots up for office, with Ted Cruz ...
by Intralumenal
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 02:03 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Mind-blowing that this is even controversial : Tim McGraw is defending his decision to headline a ...
by FaithGardner
Comment Count 226 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 08:07 AM PDT with 322 Recommends
During our formative years, as we are being acculturated through education and family experiences, we are taught about the difference between the truth and a lie. In school we are taught the glorious�
by RationalPolitics
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 03:00 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
While guns may be be great in churches, schools, universities, bars and sitting in handbags next to toddlers in Walmart shopping carts — the National Rifle Association (NRA) isn’t so keen on ...
by ruscle
Comment Count 180 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 01:26 PM PDT with 157 Recommends
Feel safer yet? David Hemenway, director of Harvard's Injury Control Research Center, attempted to find out whether there was in fact a scientific consensus for or against the National Rifle ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 82 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 72 Recommends
I'm not bashing Kansas, but I am going to bash Kansas Republicans for the bill Governor Sam Brownback signed into law today , making it legal, starting in July, for any ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 54 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 05:17 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
I had to share this insane story breaking today in Massachusetts -- of all places! For more than 20 years, John Rosenthal's poignant "Stop Handgun Violence" billboard has been posted along the ...
by earthtokj1969
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 10:29 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Our first contact with people outside of ourselves is our family.  They are charged with not only feeding, sheltering and protecting us, but with teaching us right from wrong and other basic ...
by RationalPolitics
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Apr 02, 2015 at 03:00 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I have been advocating a mandate for gun insurance for two years now.  In order for insurance to cover the majority of shootings, it must cover not only the original, proper or legal owner of a gun ...
by guninsuranceblog
Comment Count 96 comments on Mon Mar 30, 2015 at 06:52 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
For the 50th anniversary of the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, forty thousand people came together freely and peacefully. Representative John Lewis almost died by the ...
by remembrance
Comment Count 49 comments on Sun Mar 29, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Below the {rhymes with orange squirm-wiggle} I have included without permission a transcript of an exchange on 20 March 2015 between to legislators of the Nebraska Unicameral. One of these is not ...
by PriceRip
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 11:01 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Because why should Texas get all the crazy? Ever since the 2010 election ushered in Republican super-majorities to both North Carolina's state Senate and its House of Representatives (collectively, ...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Mar 30, 2015 at 06:12 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Comedian Jim Jeffries tackled one of the most controversial subjects in the U.S. gun control laws. Jeffries was once the victim of a home invasion in which he was tied up and beaten with his ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 307 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 09:10 AM PDT with 382 Recommends
The gun-lovers freaked and the ATF blinked . So goes the story when the federal agency charged with regulating ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 06:50 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
So AZ passes a "Guns for Everybody, All the Time, FREEDUMB, Yee-Haw!" law ...
by BadKitties
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2015 at 06:55 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
In an effort to progress the conversation on firearms, a goal of mine has been to find a fundamental baseline or common ground that both sides of the debate can substantially agree upon and move ...
by oldpunk
Comment Count 234 comments on Sun Mar 22, 2015 at 05:36 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
You think you can defend that castle, little girl? Tennessee has long had the ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Mar 11, 2015 at 12:01 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Over and over again we read about or see instances of people shooting people for no good reason. (And if you ask, "is there ever a good reason?" I would probably say no.) But the shootings that ...
by lagibby
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Mar 08, 2015 at 02:17 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
“Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated.” –George Bernard Shaw The NRA came out swinging (wildly) yesterday, as it so often does, to launch an attack on Representative Gaby ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Mar 06, 2015 at 10:39 AM PST with 38 Recommends
I'm pretty sure my point of view on gun control will not be a popular one , but I feel the need to speak my piece. It appears to me that there are two camps of thought. It's either balls to the wall ...
by mauderocks
Comment Count 117 comments on Thu Mar 05, 2015 at 03:44 AM PST with 10 Recommends