Tagged: NRA


Hollow Rights & Hollow Points

It doesn’t matter as much if they can’t arrest you if they can just kill you. Rights that are not consistently respected aren’t rights.


Rather Poorly Regulated

The uninitiated might be forgiven for thinking NRATV is the name of a soap opera or reality show

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Maria Butina Arrested on Charges of Being Russian Agent

A Russian woman is under arrest and charged with acting as a foreign agent, but not as part of the ongoing Mueller Probe. Among other activities, her association with NRA events and other conservative groups are alleged to be part of a plan to win “back channel” relationships with the politically powerful.

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Oliver North to Become President of NRA

Retired Marine Corps Officer, Fox News Contributor, and author Oliver North has been announced as the next president of the National Rifle Association. North, who rose to prominence with his later over-turned conviction in the Iran-Contra Affair.

The Twilight of Our Candlelight Vigils

School shootings and rampage killings used to be moments of collective shock and horror, leading to long periods of national, cathartic mourning. Now they are either a quick ratings spectacle or a thing that gets mentioned briefly on a slow news day.

What the hell happened to us?

Why Senator Heitkamp Voted Against Manchin-Toomey

Loath as I am to link to POLITICO, this is an interesting report on North Dakota freshman Senator Heidi Heitkamp and why she voted against Manchin-Toomey. If we take Heitkamp at her word (and I know...

Excusing the NRA, Remembering Ourselves

Now that the fiscal cliff fight is over, (for a spell) now that the inauguration is almost upon us, we’re finally ready to have the national conversation about guns (maybe, unless fighting over Chuck...

It’s The Base, Stupid

Mark Kleiman thinks the recently announced decision by Gov. Romney to give the commencement address at Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University is a mistake: [Romney] needs to convince moderate swing voters that he’s not in...