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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 […]

OBAMA PHONES Provider Profits Hundreds Of Millions From YOUR Tax Dollars (On Top Of Charging You Extra Fees To Pay For Everyone Else’s)

April 26, 2013

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The United States (Todd Shields-Bloomberg) – Congressional Republicans want to rein in a $2.2 billion U.S. mobile-phone subsidy for the poor, saying it’s riddled with fraud and benefits the world’s richest man, Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim. Slim’s TracFone Wireless Inc. received about a quarter of the funds from the U.S. government’s Lifeline program, according to […]

Reader Submission: Middle School Girls Forced To Ask Classmates For ‘Lesbian Kiss’ During Anti-Bullying Presentation?!?!?!?!?!

April 25, 2013

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New York (Heather Clark-Stand Up For Truth/Christian News) Credit to Gaslamp Post reader Monty for this submission (h/t Ty) – A recent anti-bullying presentation at a middle school in New York that focused on homosexuality and gender identity has angered parents after their daughters have come home to tell them they were forced to ask […]

Of Course They Did: Congress Votes To Shield Top Officials’ Financial Disclosures…

April 19, 2013

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Washington D.C. (Stephan Dinan-Washington Times) – Congress this week approved a bill to free thousands of federal government employees from having to disclose their financial dealings online, rushing the bill through the Senate late Thursday and through the House on Friday. But the push to undo the online reporting requirement is proving to be controversial. […]

Is This Guy SERIOUS? Chris Matthews on Boston Bombings: ‘Domestic Terrorists…Tend to Be on the Far Right’

April 16, 2013

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The United States (Billy Hallowell-The Blaze) – MSNBC’s Chris Matthews wasted no time in questioning whether today’s horrific bombing of the Boston Marathon was a politically-motivated attack. On “Hardball” tonight, the host openly questioned whether at least a portion of the horror was an intentional attack against the Democratic Party. Matthews made his controversial comments […]

Dad Furious After Finding This Crayon-Written Paper in Florida 4th-Grader’s Backpack: ‘I Am Willing to Give Up Some of My Constitutional Rights…to Be Safer’

April 14, 2013

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Florida (Madeleine Morgenstern-The Blaze) – The words are written in crayon, in the haphazard bumpiness of a child’s scrawl. “I am willing to give up some of my constitutional rights in order to be safer or more secure.” They’re the words that Florida father Aaron Harvey was stunned to find his fourth-grade son had written, […]

Bradlee Dean Asks: By The Bible Or The Bayonet?

March 29, 2013

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“Men, in a word, must necessarily be controlled either by a power within them or by a power without them; either by the Word of God or by the strong arm of man; either by the Bible or by the bayonet.” – Robert Winthrop, Speaker of the House The United States (Bradlee Dean-The Sons Of […]

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 […]

Obama Admin Releases Illegal Aliens But Seeks To Deport Family Seeking Legal Assylum Because They’re Christian And Home-School Their Kids?

March 16, 2013

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Tennessee (William A. Jacobsen-Legal Insurrection) – A reader called to my attention the case of Uwe and Hannelore Romeike and their children. The Romeikes are devout Christians from Germany who wanted to homeschool their children because of what they perceived as the secularist agenda in German public schools. In the United States, the right to […]

Bet You Didn’t Hear About THIS On The News: Former Rep. Gabby Giffords’ Husband Caught Buying AR-15 “Assault Rifle” ?!?!?!

March 11, 2013

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Arizona (The Gaslamp Post) – Rising stars of the gun-control left, Astronaut Mark Kelly and his wife, former Arizona congresswoman Gabby Giffords have made their voices heard throughout the media as they lobby for what they are calling “common sense” legislation.  On March 4, 2013, Kelly accompanied by his wife testified before state lawmakers in […]

Reader’s Contribution: CIA Director Sworn In On U.S. Constitution – SANS BILL OF RIGHTS????????

March 10, 2013

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Washington D.C. (Olivier Knox-Yahoo! News) Credit to Gaslamp Post reader Ted for this story – Oh, dear. This is probably not the symbolism the White House wanted. Hours after CIA Director John Brennan took the oath of office—behind closed doors, far away from the press, perhaps befitting his status as America’s top spy—the White House […]

Watch: Adam Carolla Confronts Lame Lib Lt. Gov Over “Soft Bigotry”

March 5, 2013

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California (The Gaslamp Post) – In a recent podcast, host Adam Carolla confronted California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom during an interview when he made a little flub, basically victimizing blacks and hispanics in his state. Later during a piece on The Factor, Carolla called the lt. governor on his stance; according to Carolla, Lt. Gov. […]

Witness Liberal Hatred Of America: Gov’t Training Includes Argument That The Pilgrims Were Illegal Aliens?

February 23, 2013

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Washington D.C. (Judicial Watch) – Judicial Watch today released previously unseen USDA videos revealing a compulsory “Cultural Sensitivity Training” program. A whistleblower reported to Judicial Watch that employees were required to bang on tables, chanting in unison “The pilgrims were illegal aliens” while being instructed to no longer use the word “minorities,” but to replace it […]

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 […]

Ooopse, We Did It Again – Fast And Furious 2.0; Feds Overpaid For Guns, Agent’s “Assault Rifle” Stolen, Entire Sting HQ Burglarized, And Now Congress Wants Answers!

January 31, 2013

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Wisconsin (The Gaslamp Post) – Congress is now demanding answers after a story surfaced the day before yesterday, in which the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives reportedly botched another gun operation.  Unlike Operation Gunrunner, the undercover operation which inadvertently sent thousands of firearms over the border into Mexico, this one was focused in […]

Reader Submission – This Is How Gun Control Turns Law Abiding Citizens Into Criminals; It Already Happened!

January 22, 2013

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United Kingdom (The Gaslamp Post) Credit to Gaslamp Post reader Monty for this submission – You’re sound asleep when you hear a thump outside your bedroom door. Half-awake, and nearly paralyzed with fear, you hear muffled whispers. At least two people have broken into your house and are moving your way. With your heart pumping, […]

A Message To The ‘Left’ From A ‘Right Wing Extremist’

January 17, 2013

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The United States (Brandon Smith-Alt Market) – Some discoveries are exciting, joyful, and exhilarating, while others can be quite painful.  Stumbling upon the fact that you do not necessarily have a competent grasp of reality, that you have in fact been duped for most of your life, is not a pleasant experience.  While it may […]

Journal News Map-listed Guns, Permits Stolen From New City Home, Cops Say

January 17, 2013

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New York (Timothy O’Connor-Newsday) – Two handguns and two pistol permits were stolen from the New City home of a man whose name and address are listed on the website of a local newspaper as possessing gun permits, police said. The thieves ransacked the house Wednesday night, breaking into two safes on the home’s third […]

UPDATE: They Must Know We’re On To Them: Congress Wants To Give Former Presidents Lifetime Secret Service Protection

January 11, 2013

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UPDATE (1/11/2013) – It’s official, the president signed it into law.  Now the criminals in high places will have lifetime protection.  The update follows the original story below. Originally posted 12/3/2012 Washington D.C. (The Gaslamp Post) – Washington must have figured out that some of us are waking up to what they’ve been doing behind […]

The Revisionists Are At It Again: Did You Know Reaganomics “Devistated” Our Economy?

January 5, 2013

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The United States (The Gaslamp Post) – The biggest problem that Communists have with pushing their agenda through is truth.  Where tyranny rises, you can guarantee you will find a propagandist not too far away. Every authoritarian regime in history has had to rely on at least two things; the ignorance of it’s population and […]

See The Intolerance Of The Tolerant: Anti-Gunners Want NRA President, Members Shot.

December 18, 2012

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The United States (The Gaslamp Post) – Since the massacre in Connecticut, in which innocent young lives came to a terrifying end, the convoluted liberal left has become unhinged.  Unable to separate the criminal from his tools, the ones who condemned firearms now want to use them to literally kill their opposition. Kill other of […]

And Now The Lame-Stream Media Is Doing The Talking For You: “Public Agrees: The Next Step Is Gun Control”

December 17, 2012

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The United States (The Gaslamp Post) – You have to wonder where the state-run media outlets obtain their data from.  87% of Americans are in favor of….  70% of Americans are against…  90% of the American public feels that… I’m referring to a recent blog article that I stumbled across while reading another article in […]