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Connecticut Democratic Mayors Back Gun Law And Malloy

A group of Democratic mayors are voicing support for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Connecticut’s gun control legislation, crediting the law with helping to reduce gun violence. 257 more words

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2014 Loose Change 3rd Edition - 9/11 "Truther" Video

Loose Change digs deeper into the events behind September 11th, 2001.

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Kelly McParland: Facing twin crises, the West looks for leadership and comes up empty

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky was in Dallas on the weekend, looking for money and support so he can run for president in 2016. Mr. Paul preaches a particularly fervent line of libertarianism that would see the U.S. 798 more words

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Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic Primary

The New York Times has declined to make an endorsement in the Democratic gubernatorial primary on September 9th. This column does not always endorse, either in primaries or in general elections, but in the absence of a recommendation from The Grey Lady, Common Sense decided to step up. 551 more words

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Open Carry New Jersey

What happens if you open carry in New Jersey?

According to NJ.com:

A Plainfield man walking down a North Plainfield street carrying an AR-15 rifle has been charged with multiple weapons offenses, while a second unidentified individual seen carrying a long firearm remains missing, authorities said.   243 more words

Whatever Happened to Saudi Prince Bandar Bush?

Saudi Prince Bandar Bush, having spent 22 years as ambassador to the US and cozying up to the Bush dynasty (hence the nickname) has been wheeling and dealing his hawkish schemes at the top echelons of world diplomacy for a long time. 358 more words

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Fox News Headline: 'Illegal Aliens Storm The Beach In San Diego'

Fox News wrote a piece about Immigrants landing on a boat at San Diego with the title “Illegal Aliens Storm The Beach In San Diego.”   92 more words

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