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If the National Rifle Association (NRA) were not so dangerous to the physical health and general welfare of the people of the United States, they'd probably qualify as some of the most unintentionally hilarious people on the planet. Seriously, you can't make this stuff up. Read more...
For Richard Castaldo, the fight to keep his home out of foreclosure is only the latest in a life that has been full of extraordinary challenges. When he was 17, Castaldo became one of the first students shot during the Columbine High School massacre. Now, he's turned to Occupy Los Angeles to overcome this latest obstacle. Read more...
October 5, 1999 - Trains, Mergers And Commemorative Tiles.
News of the day for October 5, 1999 - Train accident outside London kills 8 (rises to 26). MCI Acquires Sprint in largest telecommunications merger in history. Supreme Court to weigh in on Campaign reform. Pres. Clinton vows to ratify Nuclear Test Ban treaty. New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson urges legalization of drugs. College Tuition up 3% - 58% of all financial aid is in form of Student Loans. Nuclear Power Plant leak in South Korea. Appeals from parents to Attorney General to include Christian symbols on commemorative tiles for Columbine massacre. Read more...
Media Matters got this video from David in Colorado who received a telemarketing phone call from the NRA. The caller is working from an obvious script complete with worldwide conspiracies including: Hillary Clinton, Cuba and Iran. Perhaps my Read more...

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*Conservatives from The Weekly Standard and The Daily Caller admit to host of The Big Picture, Thom Hartmann, that closing the gun show loophole would be a good idea. Somehow, between breathless fanboy posts alerting his readers to the every Read more...
May 20, 1999 - Dodging Bullets Of The Magnum Variety.
News for May 20, 1999 - One month to the day after the Columbine massacre, another shooting starts up at Heritage High in Conyers Georgia and once again, the country reacts with shock. Read more...
[media id=12540] This morning, on the 15th Anniversary of the Oklahoma City mass murder, I drove from Washington, D.C. across the 14th Street Bridge Read more...
So last week the Thune Amendment was thankfully defeated. A group I work with, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, took on the task of defeating this insane Read more...
In 1999, as the nation was still coming to grips with the tragedy at Columbine High School, then-House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas) took to the Read more...