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Gabby Giffords, Mark Kelly tap NRA chief for Ice Bucket Challenge

Can the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge bring together political foes? Gabrielle Giffords and Mark Kelly hope so.

The former congresswoman and her husband tapped Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president and CEO of the National Rifle Association, to be next up in this summer’s viral cause. 237 more words


At some point, isn't it obvious?

Sometimes you have to wonder if there is anyone steering the ship. Last week three issues were being discussed that are all tied together and no one seems to see the connection. 696 more words

Life, Liberty, And Property

Gifford's Assassination Attempt

I was dismayed to hear of the shooting Saturday in a Safeway supermarket in Tucson, Arizona that left fourteen wounded and six dead.  U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords is one of the wounded victims in this shooting and as a Congresswoman, had been holding a public relations event Saturday.  788 more words

What Facebook and Twitter Taught Me About Osama Bin Laden's Death

Another Call for Civility

(This blog was originally posted on the Yahoo Contributor Network on May 2nd, 2011. As of 7/31/14 YCN has taken down all of its content) 470 more words

Jeff Schubert

Close Loopholes in Abusers' Gun Ownership

The first-ever hearing on the connection between gun policy and domestic violence in the Senate Judiciary Committee occurred today as members of a witness panel discussed ways to… 1,125 more words

Domestic Violence

'This Video Has Been Removed By User': Cowardly Washington State Democrat's Controversial Campaign Ad Angers Critics

Washington Examiner‘s T. Becket Adams contributes to embarrassing a reckless Washington state congressional candidate. Does he stand by his message? Well, no. He yanked the YouTube link, as illustrated in the screen cap above.  584 more words