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Jeff Flake to introduce bill to raise
minimum age to purchase assault
rifle to 21 years old

Washington Examiner, by Melissa Quinn

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/21/2018 2:45:51 PM

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., is working with Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., on a new bill that raises the minimum age to buy assault rifles such as an AR-15 to 21 years old, he said Wednesday. “A kid too young buy a handgun should be too young to buy an #AR15. Working with @SenFeinstein on a bipartisan bill that will raise the minimum purchase age for non-military buyers from 18 to 21 - the same age you currently have to be to purchase a handgun,” Flake tweeted. (Tweet) Under federal law, the minimum age to buy a handgun is 21, and the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dvc, 2/21/2018 2:56:44 PM     (No. 11550928)

I challenge him to define what he wants to control.

Removing the military styling does nothing to change the fact that a semi-automatic rifle can be fired rapidly, even with a wooden stock, no bayonet lug, no flash hider.

Do the "Indy Pace Car" paint, logos, wings, hood scoops and wide tires make a car into a real racing car? No. They are just styling. Same for "semi-auto assault rifles" - they are not assault rifles, just ordinary rifles with military styling features.

This Flake is stupid.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: howvood, 2/21/2018 2:57:21 PM     (No. 11550929)

This is great news! I can now buy an "assault" rifle. I always wanted my own, personal M-16.

I think Jeff Flake meant to say he wanted to raise the age to purchase scary-looking guns.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Judy, 2/21/2018 3:00:42 PM     (No. 11550933)

While you’re at it Flake raise the minimum age to Vote & join the military.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 2/21/2018 3:02:01 PM     (No. 11550935)

Don´t worry, sonny, Grandma will buy you one and put it in your name when you are 21. Like we did with the Corvette.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Judy, 2/21/2018 3:02:39 PM     (No. 11550936)

How stupid, you can fire a gun in the military but you can’t own a gun or drink alcohol.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JediJerry, 2/21/2018 3:05:08 PM     (No. 11550942)

Mitch and Ryan put him up to it. Romney will step up and endorse it and MCCain and Graham will Co sponsor it. However it will not pass because Democrats don’t want it to pass. They want it to be a campaign issue. No talk of providing grants to states for school districts to implement new school safety and security systems such as armed guards and other options. No way, we can’t do that!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: nimby, 2/21/2018 3:06:46 PM     (No. 11550944)

Then raise the age to enlist in the military and marriage age to 21 Flaky!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Amereagle-redux, 2/21/2018 3:08:16 PM     (No. 11550945)

I completely support this.
Mental illness often doesn’t manifest in sufficiently outward ways until late teens or early 20s.

There is NO downside to this, and our side of the debate should support and get ahead of this curve.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Penney, 2/21/2018 3:14:22 PM     (No. 11550949)

Ergo, will the age to serve in the military also be raised in this flaky bill? s/

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Reply 10 - Posted by: winmag, 2/21/2018 3:16:29 PM     (No. 11550951)

At least the Flakes in congress aren´t trying to ban them. These people are so stupid.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Clinger, 2/21/2018 3:16:52 PM     (No. 11550952)

Well then expect new lines of semi-automatic rifles to come out lacking the scary looking stuff along with the scary stuff upgrade kits sold primarily as 21st birthday gifts. I´m going to trademark SSU-21.

The voting age should be 30. I´ll budge down to 21 for those in the armed forces. Some of the reasons 18 to 20 year olds are perfect for turning into soldiers are the exact reasons they shouldn´t vote.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Amereagle-redux, 2/21/2018 3:24:00 PM     (No. 11550962)

ps: This is not an either/or circumstance… We can and should have armed guards at school and better mental health screening, and peer programs, and an end to the ridiculous Obama-era rules that allow a black and Hispanic kids to get “do-overs” and no criminal record for crimes that white and Asian kids would get a record for (which is why this psycho Cruz slipped through the cracks; his adoptive last name). And we can also have an array other gun training for all kids and productive and other defense of technologies as well. And we can and should have a conversation about the debasement and video violence of our national culture. We should do ALL of this.

And this specific thing is definitely the right thing to do. We don’t let kids rent cars until they’re 25 and 25-year-olds can still be on their parents health insurance. Life comes in stages and the frontal cortex is not developed, particularly in young men, until they’re in their mid 20s. Mental illness and suicidal/homicidal tendencies would more likely have “shown” to authorities by Cruz’ 20s ... and this HORRIBLE atrocity could have neen avoided.

As for enlisting in the military… There are batteries of psychological tests to enlist and mentor support in the military in case someone is having violent thoughts of harming them self or harming others. So the obvious answer is: if you wish to enlist in the military at 18 and go through the training and psychological testing — and pass — you will exempt from the rule anyone else has to be 21 or 23 or 25 to have rifles with such easily changed large magazines and such little recoil.

This is absolutely the right thing to do.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: tyshab, 2/21/2018 3:39:55 PM     (No. 11550980)

Well gosh, there must be a bill that can be introduced to fix every human failing...
I am so glad we have government and dogooders to give us controls. Where might we be without them? s/o

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Reply 14 - Posted by: SALady, 2/21/2018 3:48:01 PM     (No. 11550985)

You NEVER pass laws effecting peoples´ Constitutional rights as a result of an emotional event!!!!!!!

NEVER!!!!!!

When is Flake just going to come out as a LIE-beral Demon-RAT. He isn´t fooling anyone any more!!!

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Reply 15 - Posted by: 4poster, 2/21/2018 3:55:03 PM     (No. 11550990)

Poster #1 is exactly right. And, by the way, the AR in AR-15 does not stand for Assault Rifle. It stands for the name of the company that designed and manufactured the weapon, Armalite.

AR-15’s are not assault rifles. No modern military would ever issue a single shot rifle to their soldiers. Think M-16 or AK47, both can fire full auto.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Davids918, 2/21/2018 4:01:26 PM     (No. 11550993)

Do it!

And, while you´re at it, raise the age to vote to 21 too.

After all, read recently most don´t consider themselves an "adult" until they are 24 anyhow. If that´s the case, then why should those 18, 19 and 20 year-old be voting for tax increases and making adult decisions if they themselves don´t consider themselves an adult?



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Reply 17 - Posted by: plex, 2/21/2018 4:07:31 PM     (No. 11551000)

It will work just about as well as the drinking age. Flake probably never went to college or he would know how well such age limits work.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: bighambone, 2/21/2018 4:23:16 PM     (No. 11551012)

There is no way that a bill will pass Congress listing just one model of rifle like an AR-15. In order to raise the age to buy such a rifle that the Democrats define as being an "Assault Rifle" because of it resembles in outward appearance true assault rifles used by the military, they will have to raise up the age to buy all semi-automatic rifles and shotguns. As the AR-15 rifle and its knockoffs are the most popular rifles in America today, they mechanically function just about like every other modern semi-automatic rifle in America today.

The term "AR-15" is a trade mark of the Colt´s Manufacturing Company that manufactured and sold the original and now improved AR-15 rifle. Today there are probably a hundred knock-offs of the AR-15, that are not called AR-15´s, some that do not even look like the AR-15, that are being manufactured by different firearms manufacturers. So if Congress were to pass a law that only affected the Colt manufactured AR-15 rifle, the only rifle called an AR-15, and not all other firearms that functionally operate similar to the Colt AR-15, the bill Congress passes would probably be challenged as an unconstitutional bill of attainer against the Colt Manufacturing Company. Who actually knows, at this juncture, if the Florida shooter even used an actual AR-15 or some yet unidentified knock off.br>
What the Democrats and some wimpy Republicans like Flake really want is to effectively ban all modern firearms that are being sold in America today. So if they can´t get enough political cover from the Republicans to do that, look for whatever inferior bill they actually propose to contain enough poison pills to keep the bill from being passed by Congress or to keep Trump from signing it, so the Democrats can keep using gun control as an issue on into the future.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Packard Man, 2/21/2018 4:24:11 PM     (No. 11551013)

This will help like "cups" on a dead man!

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 2/21/2018 4:40:23 PM     (No. 11551034)

And raise the minimum age for free speech, foruth amendment rights, fifth amanedment rights to 21 as well. It is important that we limited the freeoms that the Constitution specifically said the gooberment can´t limit to advance a police controlled state

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Omen, 2/21/2018 4:41:15 PM     (No. 11551036)

Flake.
You´re a dead senator walking so stop trying to impress anyone.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 2/21/2018 4:44:34 PM     (No. 11551040)

Flake is a moron.

Many rifles function just like the AR-15 which is NOT an assault weapon. If the AR is blocked people would just buy a different rifle. Then they would want those banned.

Meanwhile, it doesn´t fix the problem because it has NOTHING TO DO WITH THE GUN! The AR-15 has been sold for over 50 years. The only reason it pops up in mass shootings is that it is a popular rifle, especially after the ban in 1994 - 2004.

It´s like pointing out that GM or Toyota cars are used most often as robbery getaway cars and wanting to ban them to reduce robberies without noting that these brands are the most sold cars and that robberies have NOTHING TO DO WITH THE CAR BRAND or the car at all.

Liberals are always looking to get their noses under the tent, looking to eliminate guns completely.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Starlifter Nav, 2/21/2018 4:45:49 PM     (No. 11551043)

So you are willing to let an 18 year old enlist in the military, train him to use a REAL battle weapon (not an AR-15 which is NOT an "assault rifle") accept that he or she may DIE in defense of YOUR comfortable freedom - and he is ONLY a Second Class citizen whose constitutional rights you have chosen to deny him when he is HOME ON LEAVE?

I don´t think so.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Starlifter Nav, 2/21/2018 4:51:05 PM     (No. 11551048)

BTW No. 18, AR-15 is no more a trademark any more, than is Kleenex. Everyone uses it and it denotes a platform and operating system. I assure you it will not be limited to Colt.

By the way, Colt is NOT the original manufacturer, nor did they originate the name. Eugene Stoner designed the firearm which was produced by ArmaLite Industries. And it was the 15th iteration of his design efforts. Hence ARmalite-15. The company was sold in the 60s - several times.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: strike3, 2/21/2018 5:07:53 PM     (No. 11551063)

Flake chose an ideal partner in Dianne (Call Me Senator!) Feinstein. She probably looks at firearms like they were spiders crawling on her arm. Any congress critter who votes for a bill like this is looking at the end of his term as the end of his career.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: bighambone, 2/21/2018 5:19:56 PM     (No. 11551071)

Poster #24 is right. I met the original designers of the Armalite (M-16) rifle well before it became a military issue "assault" rifle back in 1962 at the Association of the US Army Convention at Washington, DC. At the time the basic issue rifle for the army was the M-14 rifle that could be set up to fire either semi automatically or fully automatic. Most were set up to fire semi automatically for the sake of accuracy and to save ammunition. At the time I believe their company was called Armalite and the rifle was then called the Armalite rifle. They had a display there and were still trying to sell the rifle to the US Army. I believe the problem for Armalite was that they did not have the funds or the manufacturing facilities to mass produce that rifle if the army did order it, Colt did.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: texaspast, 2/21/2018 5:29:42 PM     (No. 11551087)

What is an assault rifle? Those scary looking things with black plastic stocks you see the SWAT teams waving around? A M-1A (M-14 semi-auto copy made by Springfield) with a wooden stock looks like an old-fashioned rifle - but it fires a .308 bullet, a lot more power than your regular AR-type gun in .223, which is the AR´s usual caliber. Heck, you can get an old Remington Woodsmaster, a semi-auto deer rifle from the 1950s that shoots the same .30-06 round that carried the U.S. through WWII, and you can get 10 round magazines for those. MUCH more power than a standard AR-type in .223. Or, if you like the .223 round, you can get a Ruger Mini-14, which is a scaled-down version of the military M-14, which shoots the .223 round, for which you can get a 30 round magazine. Every bit as deadly, just as big a magazine as the AR, but in a nice, old fashioned wooden stock. Of course, you CAN get the black or tan plastic stock in aftermarket, which is lighter, and make it scary-looking if you want. And if you want volume of shots vs. power, you can get the Ruger 10/22, which shoots a .22 LR round, which comes with a standard 10 round mag, but you can find 100 round magazines for those. You can even find the aftermarket stock to make it look scary! So what are you going say they can´t buy? Personally, I´ve got no problem with raising the rifle-buying age, but if you allow them to start limiting, you know they won´t STOP there.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: dvc, 2/21/2018 5:31:01 PM     (No. 11551089)

Thumbs up #23, exactly right.

And thumbs up to the C-141, too. I rode those from Charleston to Rhine-Main, or Madrid a number of times space-A in the early 70s. Got to spend some time in the cockpit chatting with the crews, too. All good folks, good memories of a fine old bird.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: hoosierblue, 2/21/2018 5:35:29 PM     (No. 11551097)

I use to agree with you #5, but things have changed. The newer generations have become snowflakes with little knowledge of the real world and have a serious lack of maturity for their age. While an 18 to 21 yr old today may have a strong physical presence, they often lack intelligence to handle things that require discipline and common sense.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: K620, 2/21/2018 6:19:35 PM     (No. 11551132)

Just a fairly long-time Lucianner weighing in: I´m a gun owner and a gun advocate and an NRA member, and I really have no problem with prohibiting firearms sales until one is 21. Also get rid of schools as gun-free zones (aka targets). And for the cherry on top, maybe begin to recognize again the importance of Dad in his son´s upbringing.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: franq, 2/21/2018 6:37:20 PM     (No. 11551150)

Oh, that will end school massacres.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: chance_232, 2/21/2018 6:38:31 PM     (No. 11551151)

Your not an adult until age 21 ...... but you can vote..... /S/


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Reply 33 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 2/21/2018 7:19:03 PM     (No. 11551175)

Brilliant, Flake. Now that fixes it.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 2/21/2018 8:15:52 PM     (No. 11551232)

Dunce.
Yeah, let´s raise voter registration and military age to 21 while we´re at it.
Dolt.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 2/21/2018 8:23:07 PM     (No. 11551240)

... and to think, Lee Harvey Oswald caused a lot of mischief with an old WWII era Italian rifle! And Archduke Ferdinand was killed with a simple pistol. s/o

So much government, yet so little time to tyrannize a people.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Udanja99, 2/21/2018 8:31:31 PM     (No. 11551250)

But he’s fine with 12 year olds getting abortions without parental notification much less consent.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 2/21/2018 9:26:34 PM     (No. 11551293)

Flake is still around and running his mouth? Didn´t he resign????

What IS the matter with Arizona? Flake and McCain are the state´s two senators.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Persecutor2, 2/21/2018 9:49:27 PM     (No. 11551312)

On a related note, I see that the amorphous, made-up political term ´assault weapon´ is being abandoned by the grabbers and their "news" outlet mouthpieces. Going ever more flagrantly mendacious, they have apparently decided to label scary-looking semi-autos as outright "assault rifles", a term which actually has a specific meaning which does not include semi-auto only rifles. They don´t care any more, they are just going to call them "assault rifles" and "machine guns" anyway, evidently.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: Bighambone, 2/22/2018 2:20:50 AM     (No. 11551476)

Anti gun politicians want to raise the age for a civilian person to be a qualified firearms purchaser to 21 years of age, while a person can enlist in the military at age 17 and be qualified to carry and operate some of the most deadly firearms in the world, including real assault rifles. While some Democrat college professors are now calling for the voting age to be lowered to the age of 16 so that very impressionable and know nothing teenagers who don’t have a clue about how the world turns, and who are being influenced by leftist teachers and popular teen culture can vote. Don’t think everything these days is about securing a political edge, think again!

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An NBC journalist told the truth without meaning to and then quickly tried to cover his tracks during a discussion on immigration, NBC reporter John Heilemann exposed his partisan colors on Wednesday while speaking to MSNBC’s Nicole Wallace about immigration, admitting he is a Democrat but then trying to walk back his remark. (Video) “It is our job in the press, and it’s also the job of Democrats, to not let the president have it both ways on this issue,” Heilemann said while discussing President Trump’s enforcement of a policy which separates families who entered the United States illegally. “You



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Peter Fonda apologizes to Trumps for ´highly
inappropriate and vulgar´ tweet calling for
Barron to be ´ripped from his mother´s
arms and put in a cage with pedophiles´–*

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Daily Mail (UK), by David Martosko**    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 6/20/2018 5:48:26 PM     Post Reply
Actor Peter Fonda apologized Wednesday afternoon for a threatening tweet in which he said Americans upset with the White House´s separation of illegal-immigrant families ´should rip Barron Trump from his mother´s arms and put him in a cage with pedophiles.´ The first lady´s office conferred with U.S. Secret Service about the incident. The agency wouldn´t say on Wednesday whether it had contacted the aging Oscar-winner directly. Fonda issued a statement hours later, shortly after President Donald Trump signed an executive order forbidding the government from detaining children separately from the adults who brought them across the U.S.-Mexico border. ´I tweeted

Melania Calls Secret Service After Actor
Peter Fonda Calls For Barron Trump To
Be Kidnapped

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Daily Caller, by Benny Johnson    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 6/20/2018 12:49:50 PM     Post Reply
The Office of the First Lady has notified the Secret Service after actor Peter Fonda called for kidnapping Melania and Donald Trump’s son, Barron, The Daily Caller has learned exclusively. In a tweet sent Wednesday, the actor called for Barron to be “ripped” from Melania’s arms and put in a cage “with pedophiles.” (Tweet) “WE SHOULD RIP BARRON TRUMP FROM HIS MOTHER’S ARMS AND PUT HIM IN A CAGE WITH PEDOPHILES AND SEE IF MOTHER WILL WILL STAND UP AGAINST THE GIANT A*****E SHE IS MARRIED TO,” Fonda tweeted early Wednesday morning.

Former McCain campaign manager
leaves GOP over family separations

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CNN Politics, by Jamie Ehrlich    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 6/20/2018 2:38:40 PM     Post Reply
Washington - A Republican strategist who managed Sen. John McCain´s unsuccessful 2008 presidential campaign said Wednesday he is leaving the Republican Party in the wake of the Trump´s administration´s immigration policies that have led to the separation of families. "29 years and nine months ago I registered to vote and became a member of The Republican Party which was founded in 1854 to oppose slavery and stand for the dignity of human life. Today I renounce my membership in the Republican Party. It is fully the party of Trump," Steve Schmidt tweeted early Wednesday morning. Schmidt went on to call the party

Rep. John Lewis: ‘Cannot Be Any Peace
in America’ Until Child Border Policy Ends

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Breitbart Big Government, by Joshua Caplan    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 6/20/2018 1:33:00 PM     Post Reply
Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) told reporters Wednesday there “cannot be any peace in America” until border agents cease the separation of immigrant families. “It made me so sad,” Lewis began. “I cried last night. When I heard those babies crying. Knowing that young children have been taken from their mothers. “Some of these young children may never, ever see their mothers or their fathers again.” (Tweets) “That’s not right!” the Congressman continued. “There cannot be any peace in America until these young children are returned to their parents. “It doesn’t matter if we are black or white, Latino, Asian-American or

The FBI, the DOJ and Hillary
Clinton´s Huge Weiner Problem

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Daily Caller, by Sidney Powell    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 6/20/2018 5:00:59 AM     Post Reply
Remember Anthony Weiner, also known as “Carlos Danger” — the former congressman who kept texting people pictures of well, umm, that part of his name? It all made quite the splash because he is married to Hillary Clinton’s consigliere and constant sidekick, Huma Abedin. Turns out that Anthony was such a perp — and so enthralled with his own — that he was sexting with a minor. That is a federal offense carrying up to 10 years in prison. So, he got raided by the New York Police Department and the New York office of the FBI. They seized his laptop computer.

Peter Fonda Take Note: We
Are On The Verge Of Someone
Close To Trump Getting Killed

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Investor´s Business Daily, by Douglas MacKinnon    Original Article
Posted By: RockyTCB- 6/21/2018 9:01:34 AM     Post Reply
Does someone from the Trump family, the Trump Cabinet, or even the Trump administration have to be assaulted or worse, killed, before we accept the fact that a growing number from the far-left have put a rhetorical bounty on their heads. If has-been actor Peter Fonda suggesting Barron Trump be "ripped from his mother´s arms and put in a cage with pedophiles" does not horrify you with the obscene brutality of its message, nothing ever will. From this cauldron of bubbling and putrid hate filled from the twisted minds of enraged liberal politicians, "journalists," entertainers, and academics, spews forth the dangerously

Judicial Watch Obtains IRS Documents
Revealing McCain’s Subcommittee Staff
Director Urged IRS to Engage in “Financially
Ruinous” Targeting

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Judicial Watch, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: earlybird- 6/21/2018 9:14:48 PM     Post Reply
Judicial Watch today released newly obtained internal IRS documents, including material revealing that Sen. John McCain’s former staff director and chief counsel on the Senate Homeland Security Permanent Subcommittee, Henry Kerner, urged top IRS officials, including then-director of exempt organizations Lois Lerner, to “audit so many that it becomes financially ruinous.” Kerner was appointed by President Trump as Special Counsel for the United States Office of Special Counsel. The explosive exchange was contained in notes taken by IRS employees at an April 30, 2013, meeting between Kerner, Lerner, and other high-ranking IRS officials. Just ten days following the meeting, former

Time magazine cover features Trump
staring down a crying migrant child

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Washington Examiner, by Katelyn Caralle    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 6/21/2018 1:12:03 PM     Post Reply
The latest cover of Time magazine criticizes President Trump´s tough border policy, by showing him looking down at a crying, two-year-old Honduran girl whose mother was detained after crossing the border.The photoshopped image is the latest ding against Trump and his zero tolerance policy, which led to the increased family separation of illegal immigrants. The cover is captioned, "Welcome to America." (Tweet/Video) On Wednesday, Trump signed an executive order aimed at putting an end to the practice of separating families, after calling on Congress, specifically Democrats, several times to change the laws.

Restaurant Manager Where Secretary Nielsen
Was Mobbed ‘Happy About What Happened’

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Daily Caller, by Julia Cohen    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 6/20/2018 11:00:04 PM     Post Reply
The Mexican restaurant where Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was swarmed by protesters Tuesday in Washington, D.C., took no action to quell the protesters or ensure Nielsen’s safety, a manager told The Daily Caller News Foundation on Wednesday.“We are not upset the protesters came here and we are not upset even if it was any of our staffers [who tipped off] the protesters,” the MXDC Cocina Mexicana manager, who refused to give his name, told TheDCNF. “We are happy about what happened.”Police responded to the incident, USA Today reported. The manager also said that, to his knowledge, no

Sony Pictures Condemns Peter Fonda’s ‘Abhorrent’
Tweets But Will Release His New Film Anyway

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Breitbart Big Hollywood, by Warner Todd Huston    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 6/21/2018 1:04:50 PM     Post Reply
Sony Pictures Classics released a statement shredding actor Peter Fonda for his tweets, one of which called for 12-year-old Barron Trump to be raped — but the company said it would still release Boundaries, a new film co-starring Fonda.“Peter Fonda’s comments are abhorrent, reckless and dangerous, and we condemn them completely,” the film company said in an emailed statement late on Wednesday. However, the company went on to insist that pulling the upcoming Shana Feste-directed Boundaries, or trying to edit Fonda out of the film, would be “unfair” to the those involved. “It is important to note that Mr. Fonda

Melania Trump wears $39 jacket with
´I Really Don´t Care, Do U?´ scrawled
across the back as she boards a plane
to visit immigrant children being held*

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Daily Mail (UK), by Emily Goodin & Charlie Lankston    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 6/21/2018 2:55:05 PM     Post Reply
Melania Trump made quite the sartorial statement on Thursday when she donned a jacket with the words, ´I REALLY DON´T CARE, DO U?´ written across the back while boarding a plane to visit immigrant children being held at the border in Texas. The 48-year-old first lady was pictured arriving at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland wearing the $39 khaki design from Zara, before boarding her plane to fly to Texas. She removed the offending jacket, which bore the controversial phrase in white graffiti-style writing across the entire back section, before disembarking the plane upon her arrival. (Photos) By the

Vikings Hold First Sports
LGBTQ Summit

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KSTP-TV [Minneapolis St Paul], by Jonathan Rozelle    Original Article
Posted By: voxpopuli- 6/21/2018 5:37:39 PM     Post Reply
The Minnesota Vikings made history on Thursday. Vikings players, coaches and members of the LGBTQ community came together for a first of its kind inclusion summit held by an NFL team. The LGBTQ summit and fundraising event was held at the TCO Performance Center Auditorium in Eagan. It centered around bridging the gap between the LGBTQ community and sports. (snip) Kluwe´s hope is that the NFL and other sports leagues take notice, and it sparks conversations leading to more acceptance of the LGBTQ community in the athletic world.


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