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Concessions Now, Gun Control Later?
There’s much talk about the various ingredients lawmakers and the executive are using to make the sausage called the budget, reportedly to be delivered and voted on late Friday. Expect it to be a disappointment, and you won’t be disappointed. Politico reports that gun control provisions will be part of it, but those reports are lean on specifics. One item in the mix is Republicans offering to ditch the Dickey Amendment. Doing so could help significantly restrict gun rights in America: To read more click here.
Survey Says: States Can’t Shirk Federal Law
Americans, drama-fatigued by the left’s unending exploitation of illegal immigrants, are sending a clear message to the candidates battling it out in Midterm races: Stop thumbing your nose at the law of the land. In a recent Rasmussen Reports survey, 54% of respondents say states do not have the right to supersede federal mandates, while only 24% believe they should – and public opinion is trending strongly against sanctuary cities. To read more click here.
YouTube’s Gun Control Censorship
For many, this will come as no surprise. YouTube has finally jumped into the gun control argument with both feet and will actively ban videos they deem inappropriate in light of recent examples of gun violence. Liberty Nation’s Scott Cosenza wrote about the video platform’s demonetization of conservative and gun related videos last year, but this new outright ban brings YouTube’s gun control censorship to a whole new level. To read more click here.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Mind Your Own Business
On Thursday, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) tweeted her disapproval of Wells Fargo CEO and president Tim Sloan receiving a 36% pay raise from the board of directors. Citing claims of an “auto insurance scam,” Sen. Warren complained that Sloan has not earned the wage hike, which Sloan dismissed for being “ill-informed and inappropriate.” To read more click here.