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Election Spending By Broke NRA Plummets 90%

McClatchy reports: The National Rifle Association’s political spending is sharply down heading into the 2018 midterm elections, a shift that could reflect declining fundraising in the wake of a string of mass shootings and an FBI investigation into the group’s Russia ties. The politically potent gun advocacy group has this year spent one-tenth of what it had spent politically at ...

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NRA TV Host: Democrats Are Using Christine Ford As A Pawn Just Like They Do With Victims Of Gun Violence

“As President Trump pointed out yesterday, he got 52 percent of the women vote. And I expect that to continue because I think women will be very upset with what Dianne Feinstein has done to the woman that you just saw, Christine Ford, who is being used as a pawn in this giant play. Just as we’ve seen with victims ...

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NRA President Oliver North: Brett Kavanaugh Is Being Smeared Because He Backs The Second Amendment

“A man who refers to himself as Spartacus smears a man who serves the homeless, as a racist. A political party coordinates violent protests to smear a father and run his children out of the room. A man who lied about military service, who stole valor, smears a humble public servant and calls for his nomination to the Supreme Court ...

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DOUBLED: Audit Shows NRA Now In The Red By $32M

Well, this is a just a shame. A new third-party audit of the National Rifle Association’s finances, obtained by OpenSecrets, found the group to be in the red for the second year in a row. The audit found that after a high-spending year during the 2016 elections, the NRA has seen a sharp decrease in income from dues-paying members for ...

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MARYLAND: Multiple Fatalities In Mass Shooting

CBS Baltimore reports: Multiple police agencies are responding after reports of shots fired in Harford County, Maryland just south of Aberdeen. Multiple people have been shot in the area Spesutia Road and Perryman Road, according to the Harford County Sheriff’s Office, and the situation is still active. Police have confirmed that the shooter has not yet been taken into custody. ...

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Taiwan Launches Manhunt For Fugitive 3D Guns Maker

The Associated Press reports: Taiwan said Thursday it is looking for the owner of a Texas company that makes untraceable 3-D printed guns who is wanted on an arrest warrant tied to an accusation that he had sex with an underage girl and paid her $500 afterward. The National Immigration Agency and Criminal Investigation Bureau confirmed that Cody Wilson was ...

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3D Gun Leader Flees To Taiwan, Cops Seek Extradition

The San Antonio Express reports: Cody Wilson, the owner of a controversial Austin business that distributes blueprints for untraceable 3-D printed guns, fled to Taiwan after he was tipped off about a police investigation into sexual relations between him and a 16-year-old girl, police said. He faces a charge of sexual assault of a child in Austin. “Before he left, ...

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NRA Spox: The Man Killed In His Own Home By A Dallas Cop Should Really Have Had A Gun To Defend Himself

“This could have been very different if Botham Jean had been, say he was a law abiding gun owner and he saw somebody coming into his apartment. I mean, there’s no — I don’t think there’s any context that the actions would have been justified. If I see somebody coming into my house and I’m not expecting them and they’re ...

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Dana Loesch: Alex Jones Never Threatened Violence

“Alex Jones and Infowars, they’ve now been banned from Twitter as well. And by the way, what does that achieve? Getting somebody kicked off Twitter, what does that achieve for you, other than bragging points? You’re going to put it in your bio, ‘Got somebody kicked off Twitter’? I mean, what purpose does that achieve? Suppression is still suppression, and ...

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Accused Russian Agent Shopped Access To Putin With NRA, Pitched Putin TV Show To Outdoor Channel Execs

ABC News reports: Maria Butina, the alleged Russian agent who stands accused of developing a covert influence operation in the United States, boasted of connections to high-ranking Kremlin officials and even shopped access to Russian President Vladimir Putin, ABC News has learned. Dozens of pages of email correspondence between August 2015 and November 2016, obtained exclusively by ABC News, reveal ...

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NRA Calls For Arresting “Traitor” Op-Ed Writer

“He is an un-American troll infiltrating an administration doing the work the people elected him to do. If he is thwarting parts of Trump’s agenda, he is guilty of treason, a crime against the American people and those who voted for President Trump. I have long said the resistance is real. This traitor must be rooted out. It is my ...

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White House Flack Lies After Brett Kavanaugh Refuses To Shake Hand Of Father Of Parkland Victim [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: The father of a student killed in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting earlier this year attempted to shake the hand of Brett Kavanaugh during the judge’s first day of Senate confirmation hearings to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday. A video of the moment shows Guttenberg approach Kavanaugh, and the father appears to speak to ...

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NRA TV Host: Buying Guns For Teachers Is A Better Use Of Federal Money Than Buying Textbooks For Students

“Texas is asking to spend federal Department of Education grant money to buy firearms for teachers that have gone through the state’s school marshal program. Teachers trained to carry firearms in school, in firearms, and the state needs permission to use federal money to do that. As you can imagine, the left is melting down. I would argue of all ...

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Florida Mass Shooter Had Been Hospitalized Twice For Mental Illness, Prescribed Anti-Psychotic Medications

The Associated Press reports: Court records obtained by The Associated Press show that a man accused of killing two people and then himself at a video gaming competition in Florida had been hospitalized for mental illness. Divorce filings from the parents of 24-year-old David Katz of Baltimore say that as a teenager he was twice hospitalized in psychiatric facilities and ...

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NRA TV Host Blames FL Video Game Shooting Survivor For Wearing Headphones: He Couldn’t Hear The Shots

“If you listen over the talking, that person doesn’t hear the shots. Why? Because their headphones are on. This is another example of people not being aware of their surroundings. I heard at least four, or five, or six shots while that person was taking a cellphone video of the game. There’s no running for cover, there’s not even any ...

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NRA Spox: Allow Guns At Video Game Tournaments

The Hill reports: National Rifle Association (NRA) spokeswoman Dana Loesch on Sunday called for an end or alteration to gun free zones in the wake of a shooting at a Jacksonville entertainment center that bans firearms on the premises. The Jacksonville Landing rules of conduct bars visitors from bringing a weapon onto the property, even if it is legally owned ...

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NRA Spox: Dems Want To Al Capone The President

“The moral argument over the president’s infidelities would never result in legal trouble. So they believe they have to take a lesson from the Clinton years and find a way to make it a legal problem. And that’s exactly what they’re using campaign finance for, an already unconstitutional set of laws to pull it off. They’re trying to Al Capone ...

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DeVos Mulls Federal Funding For Guns For Teachers

The New York Times reports: The Education Department is considering whether to allow states to use federal funding to purchase guns for educators, according to multiple people with knowledge of the plan. Such a move appears to be unprecedented, reversing a longstanding position taken by the federal government that it should not pay to outfit schools with weapons. And it ...

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Fox Flogs “Fashion Forward” Bulletproof Backpacks

Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo this morning interviewed a representative from Colombia’s MC Armor, the maker of a line of bulletproof backpacks. Media Matters has the transcript: CAROLINA BALLESTEROS CASAS (MC ARMOR): We have different categories of lines of product. We have the gold collection, black collection, is fashion with ballistics, and we have the backpacks for kids. MARIA BARTIROMO: ...

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Dana Loesch: The #MeToo Movement Was Invented To Hijack Real Abuse And Use It As A Political Weapon

“Any allegation provided by a woman is supposed to be enough, isn’t it? Isn’t that how everyone wanted this Me Too moment to work? You believe all women. You believe all women whether or not the evidence exists. They’re asking for evidence so I guess, what, they’re calling her a liar? Are they shaming the woman and calling her a ...

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