Archive for December 18th, 2012

NRA Breaks Silence To Issue Bland Statement On Sandy Hook Massacre, Finds Self In Cross Hairs

NRA Breaks Silence To Issue Bland Statement On Sandy Hook Massacre, Finds Self In Cross Hairs

Fox News speculates that the NRA will push back against stricter gun safety measures, but admits that public sorrow over the deaths of so many children will make it tough for them to get support.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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Discovery Channel: Ted Nugent Will Definitely Not Be Returning. Like Ever.

They’re dumping firearms enthusiast and aging rocker Ted Nugent completely.

by Tiffany Willis· · News
Occupy Wall Street Makes It A Very Merry Christmas For Medical Debtors

Occupy Wall Street Makes It A Very Merry Christmas For Medical Debtors

This holiday will be a very happy one for 44 people in upstate New York who were struggling under medical debt.

by T. Steelman· · News
Five Steps For Common Sense Gun Regulations

Five Steps For Common Sense Gun Regulations

The fight against common sense gun regulations is a fight to eliminate gun rights in this country, and it’s time to take a stand against the NRA in order to preserve them.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Family Research Council Employee – Birth Control Pills Are For ‘Whoring Around’

Family Research Council Employee – Birth Control Pills Are For ‘Whoring Around’

An employee of the conservative think-tank was fired after her boss described birth control as something for sluts.

by Wendi Petit· · News
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6th Grader Caught With Handgun After Threatening Classmate, Claims Gun Was Parents’ Idea

After a fellow student reported being threatened with the handgun, the 11-year old boy was taken into custody, faces criminal charges, and will not be returning to this school.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Newsweek Contributor Thinks Newtown Kids Should Have ‘Rushed The Shooter’ (VIDEO)

Newsweek Contributor Thinks Newtown Kids Should Have ‘Rushed The Shooter’ (VIDEO)

Megan McArdle believes we could have averted the tragedy in Newtown if only all those 6-year-olds had dog-piled the man with the gun.

by The Rambling Fool· · News
Another NRA Talking Point Bites The Dust – Guns Becoming Deadlier Than Cars

Another NRA Talking Point Bites The Dust – Guns Becoming Deadlier Than Cars

Guns are so deregulated, thanks to the NRA, that they aren’t even regulated as a consumer product.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
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‘Simpleminded’ Sarah Palin Blames ‘Fallen Culture’ For Shooting And Shares CeeLo Green Video (VIDEO)

It is kind of refreshing to know Sarah appreciates a hip-hop artist whose biggest single was called ‘F**k You.’

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · Current Issues, News
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13 Ways To Help Sandy Hook Survivors Cope With Shootings

When tragedy strikes, our first instinct is to mourn, and our second instinct is to help. But how?

by Elisabeth Parker· · Current Issues, News
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NBC’s Richard Engel Escapes After 5 Days In Syrian Captivity (VIDEO)

‘They made us choose which one of us would be shot first and when we refused there were mock shootings…a very traumatic experience.’

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · Current Issues, News
Mental Illness Wrong Focus For Gun Debate

Mental Illness Wrong Focus For Gun Debate

Let’s focus on getting the military-grade weapons out of the hands of the general populace and let’s focus on getting more help for the mentally ill. Let’s just not confuse the two.

by Deborah Montesano· · News
Todd Akin’s Last Hurrah: Let’s Neuter The Repeal Of ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’

Todd Akin’s Last Hurrah: Let’s Neuter The Repeal Of ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’

Perhaps Akin’s amendment will be passed in the final version, but it’s doubtful. It seems that anything that his name attached to it eventually fails.

by Wendi Petit· · News
The David Pakman Show – Westboro Baptist Church Justifies Newtown Protests, Insults Anonymous (VIDEO)

The David Pakman Show – Westboro Baptist Church Justifies Newtown Protests, Insults Anonymous (VIDEO)

‘You guys think you can brute force away the standard of God. It’s not gonna happen.’

by David Pakman· · News
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The UK – Where Gun Control Works

Think about that for a minute: in the UK an average of 2-3 people are murdered by handguns every year. We surpass that every day.

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Sandy Hook Murderer Adam Lanza Was Vegan: He Didn’t Like Hurting Animals (VIDEO)

The question remains as to why an emotionally disturbed child would be raised in a house full of powerful weaponry.

by Tiffany Willis· · News
How Did Kim Jong Un Beat Jon Stewart, Gabby Douglas, And Psy For TIME’s ‘Person Of The Year?’

How Did Kim Jong Un Beat Jon Stewart, Gabby Douglas, And Psy For TIME’s ‘Person Of The Year?’

4-Chan Pranks ‘Time’ Magazine’s 2012 reader poll to boost Jong Un’s votes over beloved household names. Should next year’s honors go to ‘The Hacktivist?’

by Cicero· · News
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BREAKING: Three People Shot Dead In Colorado Murder-Suicide

Nearly every morning we will wake up to this news until Congress acts on gun control.

by Liberal Lamp Post· · News
James Dobson Blames Gays And Abortion For Newtown Massacre

James Dobson Blames Gays And Abortion For Newtown Massacre

Dr. Dobson has joined the ranks of others who are blaming the Sandy Hook massacre on social political issues.

by Tiffany Willis· · News, Right-Wing Talking Points
The David Pakman Show – Newtown Debate: Do We Need MORE Guns In Schools? (VIDEO)

The David Pakman Show – Newtown Debate: Do We Need MORE Guns In Schools? (VIDEO)

If more people in gun-free zones like schools were armed, would that deter future shooters? The data doesn’t support this theory.

by David Pakman· · News