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October 7, 2004

Kerry`s World

Kerry opposes the Iraq war as a blunder, yet he promises to tell the troops that he will lead them to victory. He expects what he believes is his "truth-telling" to inspire them, and...
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October 7, 2004

Oil For Corruption

The cover-up is always worse than the crime, they say. But that doesn`t necessarily hold true when you`re dealing with the crime of the century—in fact, two centuries. And the U.N....
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October 7, 2004

National ID Card Feared In License Standards

Proposed federal standards for new driver`s licenses contained in the intelligence-reform bill moving through Congress creates a national identification card, according to civil liberties...
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October 6, 2004

Gunning For Cheney

During the Vice Presidential debate, Senator John Edwards asked how Vice President Dick Cheney could possibly oppose laws such as one preventing "plastic" guns that can avoid metal...
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October 6, 2004

Supreme Consequences

In terms of whom Americans elect president next month, few, if any, consequences will likely have a longer-term impact on the nation than the several appointments the winner will probably...
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October 6, 2004

The Ghost Senator

One of the biggest problems that John Kerry has is that he is still an enigma to most people. We all know more than we want about his service in Vietnam, but very little about what...
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October 6, 2004

Green Groups Accused Of Partisan Politics

Environmental groups are becoming more political and are using their funds to try to defeat Republican candidates, including President Bush, according to a Senate panel report.Read...
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October 6, 2004

Clinton Fund Raising Probed

The FBI has told a U.S. magistrate in Los Angeles it has evidence that Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton`s campaign in 2000 deliberately understated its fundraising costs. Prosecutors contend...
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October 6, 2004

Israel Arrests 13 U.N. Employees

Israel has arrested 13 U.N. employees and plans to indict them for suspected links to terrorism. "We have in our hands a list of 13 detainees who are to be indicted. They are U.N. people...
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October 5, 2004

Barbarians Are At U.S. Gates

America`s founding fathers designed a republican democracy where the potential passion of the people is tempered by the sobriety of electors representing the various states. The 2000...
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October 5, 2004

Senate Uncertainties

While it would take a Kerry victory of enormous proportions to cause the House of Representatives to restore Democratic control, the Senate is a far different matter. There are enough...
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October 5, 2004

The Producer

Meet Mary Mapes, the crusading journalist behind CBS`s current troubles. Most viewers don`t know that on TV newsmagazines producers like Mapes do most of the important reporting. The...
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October 5, 2004

Global Test . . . Nuclear Nonsense

One of the more interesting parts of the Bush-Kerry debate in Coral Gables, Fla., was Sen. John Kerry`s reference to the elder George Bush`s Gulf war decision not to go to Baghdad 13...
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October 5, 2004

What Was That We Saw?

As the Democratic Whoopee Brigade hailed Sen. John Kerry`s edge in debating technique, nobody noticed his foreign policy sea change. On both military tactics and grand strategy, the...
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October 5, 2004

Questions For Kofi

Things are going from bad to worse for the United Nations. The latest complication for Secretary-General Kofi Annan`s attempt to control the damage in the Oil for Food scandal is the...
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October 5, 2004

Colorado: This Year`s Florida?

Colorado voters will decide on Nov. 2 whether Colorado will change the way it awards its nine Electoral College votes for president. The electoral votes would be apportioned according...
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October 4, 2004

British Police Criticized Over Gun Deaths

Julia Pemberton pleaded with a police operator that she had "about one minute before I die" as she hid in a downstairs cupboard while her estranged husband rampaged through their home...
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October 4, 2004

Attitudes Toward Guns Predict Places In A Divided Electorate

Two Pennsylvania families are not only representative of the two ideologically opposed corners of the state, but they are also typical of the two Americas going to the polls this November...
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October 4, 2004

The Testosterone Test

In July, John Edwards, People`s sexiest politician, was expected to be the Pied Piper who lured women on board the Kerry Express. But as Tuesday night`s vice-presidential debate approaches,...
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October 4, 2004

Political Perils Of Soros

Billionaire financier George Soros is putting his credibility and vast wealth on the line to defeat President George W. Bush. The problem is not that the financier uses his money to...
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October 4, 2004

Kerry Courts Urban Vote

John Kerry talks about being a sportsman when he is in rural America, but in other venues, his true colors show. "Today, a terrorist can come into a gun show in America and buy a weapon...
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October 4, 2004

Gun Issue Aids Bush Among Sportsmen

Most of the political discussion at the Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen`s Clubs` fall conference last weekend in Oil City was pro-President Bush and Second Amendment gun rights.Read...
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October 4, 2004

And Justice For All

In 1976, Washington, D.C. instituted the strictest handgun ban in the nation. On Sept. 29, the House voted 250-171 to repeal that ban. Repealing the city`s handgun law means two things:...
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October 1, 2004

Missouri Right-to-Carry Upheld Almost Everywhere

Effective Friday, Missouri`s piecemeal approach to concealed guns becomes a little easier to understand: If you live in most of the St. Louis area or Jackson County, you can`t have...
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October 1, 2004

New Gun Ban Proposals Threaten Citizens’ Rights

The 1994 Clinton gun ban is dead, but copycats extending its restrictions have been in the works for some time now. The ten-year period of the ban has given us time to see it in action...
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September 30, 2004

Doing Annie Oakley Proud

The relationship between women and guns is one Sigmund Freud would love.Women who confront and conquer their fears are confident, adventuresome, independent and self-assured.
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September 30, 2004

Bubba Don`t Windsurf

This election, like that of 2000, is a cultural battle framed by the electoral-college math that benefits rural states and country values. To the benefit of George W. Bush in this election,...
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September 30, 2004

NRA Ad Campaign Portrays Kerry As Poodle

Billboards and newspaper ads will run this week, followed by TV commercials, Chris W. Cox, the group`s chief lobbyist, said Wednesday. The NRA also plans to emblazon the slogan and...
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September 30, 2004

NRA Endorses John Hoeven In North Dakota

NRA President Kayne Robinson of Des Moines, Iowa, came to North Dakota to announce the endorsement of Governor John Hoeven at a sporting clays range outside Bismarck, an event also...
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September 30, 2004

The Meaning Of Dan

Much as we`d like to put Dan Rather and CBS to bed without supper, one final point needs a hearing: why this story matters. It is one thing to make an honest mistake, an inadvertent...
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September 29, 2004

That Dog Don`t Hunt

John Kerry says he supports sportsmen`s rights. But his record says something else. Help us spread the word about John Kerry`s 20 year record of voting against sportsmen`s rights. Get...
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September 29, 2004

Open Season On Guns In D.C.

"Sportsmen are worse than unwelcome" in D.C. writes Duncan Spencer, "they are liable to arrest and imprisonment, no questions asked. Merely owning a gun here is a crime, no matter how...
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September 29, 2004

District Of Inequality

It is one of the benefits of being a politician. While handguns are banned for citizens in Washington, D.C., congressmen are allowed to have a gun for self-protection on the Capitol...
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September 29, 2004

Gun Ban Lobby Doesn`t Need Help Twisting The Truth

"The recent Statesman editorial criticizing Sen. Larry Craig for not supporting the renewal of the 1994 Clinton gun and magazine ban was long on rhetoric and short on facts," writes...
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September 29, 2004

Helping the Defenseless District

The House of Representatives will begin debate today on a very important piece of legislation--the “D.C. Personal Protection Act.” Already, as to be expected, the usual gun-control...
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September 29, 2004

Thousands March In Hunting Warning For Blair

British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s speech to his party conference was twice interrupted from the conference floor in Brighton as 8,000 people and 1,000 working dogs marched outside...
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