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July 27, 2004

Cheney Rips Democrats On Judges

Vice President Dick Cheney ripped Sens. John Kerry and John Edwards on the first night of their nominating convention, saying the liberal senators have stalled judicial nominees who...
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July 27, 2004

Line Forms Early In Quest For Right-To-Carry Permit

Roughly a decade has passed since Roy Scott had a late-night altercation with the driver of another vehicle on a highway outside Lexington, Mo. That was why Scott was among 55 persons...
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July 27, 2004

Kerry`s Angry Base

What makes this Democratic National Convention look like the most unified such assemblage in the party`s fractious history is a universal loathing for George W. Bush. That is the very...
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July 27, 2004

Money Men In High Gear

For months, some Republicans have warned of the threat to the Bush campaign posed by pro-Democratic "527" groups that are raising millions of dollars in unlimited contributions for...
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July 27, 2004

All the President`s Memos

Let`s all see what Sandy Berger was trying to hide. What was in that document that Mr. Berger so badly wanted to keep under his hat, er, trousers? The only way to answer that question...
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July 27, 2004

Dems Unified By Hatred

"Core Democrats seem willing to allow Kerry to tell us how much he likes to hunt birds and loves the Second Amendment and have accepted as necessary the 1,001 other flip-flops designed...
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July 27, 2004

Hounding Hunting Is A Vote-Loser

For many people the Countryside Alliance is synonymous with hunting and the campaign to stop it being banned. In fact the organization campaigns across all country sports and rural...
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July 27, 2004

Parties’ Loss Is 527s Gain

Millions of dollars in soft money that have flowed to independent political groups in the wake of campaign finance reform has enriched political consultants and operatives with close...
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July 27, 2004

Wilmette Residents Oppose BB Gun Ban

Wilmette, Illinois is looking to ban air guns just as they have banned ownership of handguns. 35 town residents spoke out against the proposal before a meeting of the Wilmette Public...
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July 27, 2004

Penal System Population Hits New High

The nation`s federal, state and local correctional system population reached a record of nearly 6.9 million adult men and women last year, an increase of about 131,000 over 2002, the...
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July 26, 2004

Gov. Huckabee Criticizes Kerry At Shooting Range

Arkansas Gov. Huckabee and Republican sportsmen took aim at the Democratic presidential ticket July 21. Huckabee says hunters should be up in arms over what the governor says is the...
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July 26, 2004

Is The New York Times A Liberal Newspaper?

"Of course it is," writes the paper`s public editor, who examines the social issues: gay rights, gun control, abortion and environmental regulation, among others. "If you think The...
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July 26, 2004

John Kerry`s Top Contributors

Among the top 20 are seven law firms, five Wall Street investment firms, four top universities, three big corporations and the federal government, whose employees, their families and...
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July 26, 2004

Kerry Camp Spins Its Wheels

Sen. John Kerry spoke about the plight of the American worker when he traveled to Detroit, a safe message for the blue-collar workers who build cars there. So it was a little strange...
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July 26, 2004

The ABB Democrats

Democrats gather in Boston this week with a spring in their step but not quite a song in their heart. They have good reason to believe they can win back the White House this November....
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July 26, 2004

Local Cops Won`t Miss Clinton Gun Ban

Big shots in the national gun-control debate may party or hang out black crepe paper Sept. 13, when a 10-year ban on assault weapons is expected to end. Area law enforcement officials...
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July 23, 2004

Liberals Shift Position On Long Gun Registry

Canada`s Prime Minister Paul Martin said he`s now open to decriminalizing the federal government`s controversial long gun registry only weeks after rejecting that same call from a government...
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July 23, 2004

Football Camp Offers Anti-Gun Message

Oakland Raiders running back Tyrone Wheatley is teaming up with the Oakland Police Department and the Coaches Against Gun Violence campaign to host a free football camp Saturday for...
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July 23, 2004

Kerry`s Costly Loan

Sen. John Kerry gave himself quite a Christmas present last year, lending his cash-strapped presidential campaign $6.4 million two days before Christmas. Twenty days after he accepts...
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July 23, 2004

Blogging The Watchdogs

June 28, Paul Bremer gave a farewell speech as he stepped down as U.S. administrator in Iraq. We have this information because of bloggers who file their own reports on the Internet....
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July 22, 2004

Letter to Members of Congress from Charles Cunningham, Director, NRA Federal Affairs

Dear Member of Congress: You may have recently received two letters signed by Representatives Michael Castle, Christopher Shays, Mark Kirk and Mike Ferguson, claiming that various disasters will occur after the federal “assault weapon” ban expires on September 13. To respond generally to the claims, please let me stress several provisions of federal law that these four Members apparently overlooked:
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July 22, 2004

Judge Orders Frivolous Lawsuit Measure On Ballot

A District Court judge July 20 ordered the Nevada secretary of state to put an initiative petition to stop frivolous lawsuits on the November ballot saying it was "better for the people...
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July 22, 2004

House Panel Passes Measures To Alter Endangered Species Act

The House Resources Committee passed legislation July 21 to make it tougher for the federal government to protect threatened wildlife by designating land as "critical habitat"--off-limits...
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July 22, 2004

New Group To Counter Liberals

Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey, former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Jack Kemp and former White House Counsel C. Boyden Gray are joining forces to counter MoveOn.Org...
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July 22, 2004

Trial Lawyer Breath Testers

There`s nothing new about lawyers attempting to profit from tragedy. When an individual dies after behaving irresponsibly, an attorney always can be found to blame someone with deep...
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July 22, 2004

You Get What You Pay For

The Capital Research Center recently reported that in 2002 Teresa Heinz Kerry presided over the disbursement of more than $65 million in grants through various Heinz family philanthropies....
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July 21, 2004

Berger Quits Position In Kerry Camp

Former National Security Adviser Samuel R. Berger yesterday stepped down from his position as adviser to Sen. John Kerry, one day after he publicly admitted taking classified documents...
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July 21, 2004

Democrats Block Sixth Judicial Pick

Democrats lodged a filibuster July 20 against a nominee to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, accusing him of being an "anti-environment activist." A cloture vote fell seven short...
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July 21, 2004

Gun Ban Rhetoric Misses Mark

A cry of alarm is sounding around the country. In mid-September, the decade-old Clinton gun ban expires. To hear some of our colleagues in the news media talk, all hell is going to...
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July 21, 2004

County`s Gun Pleas Free More Than 100

Plea deals that disposed of gun cases without any penalty but helped prosecutors claim higher conviction rates have set more than 100 criminals free in Wayne Co., Mich., since 2000,...
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July 21, 2004

Council Wants New Jersey Bear Hunt; Commissioner Does Not

The New Jersey Fish and Game Council voted July 20 to hold a six-day open season on black bears in December, but the commissioner of environmental protection announced that he would...
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July 20, 2004

Virginia Gun Rights Advocates Defend Open-Carry Law

Virginians who exercise their right to carry guns in public have been criticized--even ridiculed--in recent days by critics on the both sides of the Potomac. But many gun rights advocates,...
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July 20, 2004

Porn Beats Political Speech

Contrary to reason, the Supreme Court smiled on the sexually explicit and frowned on the political during its 2003-2004 Term. In McConnell v. Federal Election Commission (Dec. 10, 2003),...
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