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Told You So: U.S. Senator Vows To Re-introduce Gun Control Bill

April 28, 2013

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Washington D.C. (AP) – One of the architects of failed gun control legislation says he’s bringing it back. Sen. Joe Manchin on Sunday said he would re-introduce a measure that would require criminal and mental health background checks for gun buyers at shows and online. The Democrat says that if lawmakers read the bill, they […]

Illegal Aliens May Only Have To Pay $83 A Year To Stay In U.S.?????

April 21, 2013

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Washington D.C. (World Net Daily) – The U.S. Senate Gang of Eight unveiled its immigration reform legislation, promising stronger border security, much-need reforms for visas and legal immigration practices and a path to citizenship – but Iowa Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, told WND the only thing guaranteed in this bill is a reward for those […]

While Dems Demonize American “Greedy Rich”, Have No Problem Supporting Chinese Companies Being Successful HERE IN AMERICA

April 19, 2013

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The United States (Andrew Evans-The Washington Free Beacon) – The U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) is financing the purchase of solar panels from a manufacturer now owned by the Chinese that had previously attracted investments from prominent Democrats, the bank announced Wednesday. The deal comes amid criticism of the bank’s support of foreign competition to American […]

Immigration Bill Contains FREE CELL PHONES??????

April 19, 2013

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Washington D.C. (Matthew Boyle-Breitbart) – The 844-page immigration reform bill the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” dropped in the dead of night contains a lucrative handout that would give taxpayer-funded free cell phones to some people who live or work near the U.S. border with Mexico. Pages 43 and 44 of the bill detail what one […]

NY Gun Confiscation Starts And May Set Precedent For Gun Confiscation Across The Nation!

April 13, 2013

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New York (Tim Brown-Freedom Outpost) –  New York State is the testing ground my fellow Americans. Yes I know, some people in the country believe Obama and other politicians when they say they are not coming for your guns. But lo and behold there is a form of gun confiscation taking place in New York. […]

Did You Hear About THIS: Gun-Grabbing, Katrina-Failed Former New Orleans Mayor Under Indictment For 21 Counts Of BRIBERY?!?!?!?!

April 11, 2013

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This is the same jackass who sent police in to people’s homes to disarm them and abuse helpless victims during the aftermath of hurricane Katrina.  Funny how what goes around, comes around. – tglp Louisiana (Manuel Torres-Times-Picayune) – Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin‘s trial has been delayed until Oct. 7, as a federal judge […]

NY Dem State Senator Nabbed in Bribery Plot

April 2, 2013

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New York (Washington Free Beacon) – Democratic New York state senator Malcolm Smith was arrested by the FBI Tuesday for his role in an alleged plot to rig the 2013 mayoral election by buying him a spot on the Republican ballot, the New York Daily News reports. Agents were also rounding up four suspects, including […]

State Legislature Passes Bill To Keep Innkeeper’s Bedbug Infestations Secret?

March 25, 2013

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Oregon (The Gaslamp Post) – Last Tuesday the Oregon State Senate passed a bill which would permit pest control companies within their state to keep reports of bedbug infestations between them and the state health department.  It also prohibits public open records requests for any such findings at any given business, from the same state […]

Governor Suspends Sheriff For Alleged Misconduct: Let INMATES Out, Use Dept. Vehicles, Have Guns… In Exchange For Working On His HOUSE.

March 20, 2013

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South Carolina (The Gaslamp Post) – South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has suspended Chesterfield County Sheriff Sanford “Sam” Parker today after he was indicted by a Grand Jury amid allegations of misconduct.  Sheriff Parker was named in six indictments where he is accused of showing preferential treatment to two inmates. According to WCCB-TV, Parker allegedly […]

Just Being Honest: Paul Ryan’s Budget Far From Conservative

March 16, 2013

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Washington D.C. (Joseph Farah-World Net Daily) – To listen to Barack Obama and fear-mongers like Sen. Patty Murray, Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget would lead to a fiscal apocalypse. But when I look at the Ryan budget, I see business as usual in Washington – the kind of business as usual that will indeed lead inevitably […]

Your Money: Sheriff Still Collecting Pay AFTER Leaving State?

March 9, 2013

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New Mexico (Larry Barker-KRQE-TV) – Sierra County stretches from the White Sands Missile Range in the east to the Gila Wilderness in the west. The 4,000 square miles of rugged southwestern New Mexico includes Truth or Consequences, Elephant Butte Lake and Caballo Lake. But today, one thing Sierra County doesn’t include is its duly-elected sheriff, […]

GASLAMP POST EXCLUSIVE (Reader’s Choice): Illinois Sneaking Assault Weapons Ban Through One House Of State Government – Terrifying Implications For The Rest Of The Country!

March 6, 2013

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Illinois (The Gaslamp Post) Credit to Gaslamp Post reader Keith for the tip on this story – A very quiet bill is sneaking it’s way through the Illinois State General Assembly and actually made it through Congress yesterday.  In a vote of 58 to 10, 6 amendments to the Illinois Assault Weapons Act (HB1156) passed […]

Obama ‘Taking Page Out Castro Playbook’

March 2, 2013

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Arizona (World Net Daily) – The Obama White House firmly denies any involvement in the release of hundreds of detained illegal aliens, but U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., told WND that’s preposterous and the move was done to inflict punishment for Obama not getting his way on sequestration. According to White House Press Secretary Jay […]

Amnesty: More Bureaucratic Nonsense That Just Proves They’re ALL In On It!

February 20, 2013

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The United States (The Gaslamp Post) – Looming Crisis…  Fiscal Cliff…  Do-Nothing Congress…  Debt Ceiling… War on the Middle-Class… War on Women… Pay Their Fair Share…  Gun Control… America, the preceding list is buzz words that were thrown at you from Congress over this past year.  Their purpose, which should come as no surprise, is […]

Minnesota Democrats Pushing GUN CONFISCATION Bill Similar To Missouri’s!

February 15, 2013

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Minnesota (Joe Newby-The Examiner) – Democrats in Minnesota are pushing a gun confiscation proposal that looks eerily similar to one recently proposed by Democrats in Missouri, Jim Hoft reported at the Gateway Pundit on Thursday. The measure uses language that is almost identical to the Missouri proposal, including a requirement that law-abiding gun owners relinquish […]

Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Of 2013: Another Worthless Piece Of Legislation With A Righteous Sounding Name

February 6, 2013

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Washington D.C. (The Gaslamp Post) – There will be a bill scheduled to hit the floor tomorrow that like so many others, will do absolutely nothing to fix the problem it was aimed at fixing.  Senate bill S.47, otherwise known as the Violence Against Women Re authorization Act of 2013 is being championed as a […]

TYRANNY ALERT: Senate Revived Bill Which Died On Floor In 2011 That Gives AG Eric Holder Exclusive Authority To Deny You A Firearm!

January 30, 2013

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Washington D.C. (The Gaslamp Post) – In the midst of the national debating and political theater surrounding the topic of gun control in recent weeks, something happened in the Senate last Tuesday which just about no one noticed.  According to the Government Printing Office (thanks for the tip Adam!), the Denying Firearms and Explosives to […]

The Planet, The Climate, God, And What President Obama ISN’T Saying…

January 22, 2013

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Washington D.C. (The Gaslamp Post) – If there’s one thing to know about libero-progressives, it’s that when they say up, look down – if they say black, they mean white.  That understanding is absolutely key in deciphering and thereby realizing what their true agenda is. Yesterday during his inauguration speech, President Obama laid out what […]

Have Another One Joe: Biden’s Claim Of Brush With Gun Massacre Questioned

January 18, 2013

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Washington D.C. (Dave Boyer-Washington Times) – Vice President Joseph R. Biden’s claim that he heard the gunshots of a 2006 school massacre while playing golf is raising questions about his veracity or his memory. Mr. Biden told a meeting of mayors in Washington Thursday that he was about a quarter-mile away from an Amish schoolhouse […]

Mass Shootings, Psychotropic Drugs, What They’re Not Saying, And Why.

January 10, 2013

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The United States (The Gaslamp Post) – Since this recent most mass shooting, there has been a consensus among many Americans; we need to find a way to stop this.  One side says ban the “assault weapons” (what they mean is disarm completely), while the other says eliminate gun-free zones. One side says there are […]

So About That Gun Violence “Task Force” That The President Put Vice-President In Charge Of – You Ready For This?

January 8, 2013

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Washington D.C. (The Gaslamp Post) – In response to recent mass shootings, President Obama has tapped Vice-President Joe Biden to head up a task force aimed at providing intel and suggestions regarding the prevention of future gun violence (gun grab).  Since then, the vice-president has assembled his posse and gone on ahead with their task. […]

UPDATE: Hey Illinois, You Guys Had Better Pay Attention; Your Lawmakers Are About To Outlaw / Confiscate Your Guns!

January 4, 2013

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UPDATE 1/4/2012:  The Illinois State Senate has pulled the plug on their gun-control measure.  The update follows the original story below. Originally posted 1/3/2012 Illinois (The Gaslamp Post) – No sooner was the ban on concealed carried weapons overturned, that the politicians in the land of Lincoln decided to find a way around it.  Riding […]