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September 24, 2004

MTV, Kerry Holds Young Voter Edge

According to a new MTV poll, young voters this year will show up in numbers unprecedented in recent elections and right now they favor Democratic presidential nominee Sen. John Kerry...
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September 23, 2004

Trigger Happy

After the demise of the Clinton gun, newspapers around the country ended up with headlines like: "Gun Sellers Say Ban Never Really Made Much Difference Anyway." But those pieces missed...
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September 23, 2004

Briefly Gone . . . Hardly Lamented

The federal ban on semiautomatic rifles — i.e. “assault weapons” — was allowed to expire earlier this month. The passing of this legislation, however well-intentioned, is hardly lamented.Read...
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September 23, 2004

New NRA Mascot?

Sen. Kerry charges "America`s streets will not be safe" because the Clinton gun ban has expired, but now we read in the October issue of "Outdoor Life" that Kerry himself owns a Communist...
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September 23, 2004

Runaway Courts

"The Supreme Court`s dismissal of Michael Newdow`s case looked like a defeat for those who would remove "under God" from the Pledge of Allegiance. In truth, it was not," says Newt Gingrich.Read...
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September 23, 2004

Bill Fine-Tunes Campaign Finance

The four authors of the 2002 campaign-finance law have now introduced a measure they say will finish the job that they started and end two years of criticism, infighting and indecision...
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September 23, 2004

Prairie Politics

In Republican John Thune`s Senate race against Tom Daschle, Daschle seems to be in more trouble than he has known since 1978, when he pulled out a last-minute congressional victory....
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September 23, 2004

Out Foxed By Labour

There is more to the British fox hunting issue than satire would allow. This is not just about sandal-footed, animal-hugging activists, on the one side, and toffee-nosed, pink-coated...
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September 22, 2004

Kerry`s Link To CBS A Danger

Journalists and campaign officials can mix like nitric acid and glycerin: The clandestine relationship between CBS News and the Kerry campaign ultimately could prove explosive for network...
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September 22, 2004

Partisan Dan

"As he folded his hand, and became perhaps the last media professional in America to acknowledge that the CBS-acquired Bush Guard documents were fakes (although he could only tiptoe...
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September 21, 2004

CBS Arranged For Meeting With Lockhart

CBS arranged for a confidential source to talk with Joe Lockhart, a top aide to John Kerry, after the source provided the network with the now-disputed documents about President Bush`s...
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September 21, 2004

Modified Limited Hangout

The big news in yesterday`s mea culpa by CBS News isn`t that the network was "misled" about "documents whose authenticity is in doubt," as it was finally forced to concede. The story...
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September 21, 2004

Press Organization Finds Rather, CBS Unethical

CBS violated basic journalistic ethics by peddling falsehoods about President Bush, according to one major press organization, making veritable folk heroes out of the nimble bloggers...
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September 21, 2004

Ban On Hunting Has Taken Heavy Economic Toll

Although no study has been carried out into the economic impact of the Protection of Wild Mammals (Scotland) Act 2002, the anecdotal evidence suggests varying degrees of hardship. Feed...
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September 20, 2004

CBS To Say It Was Misled On Bush Guard Memos

CBS News plans to issue a statement saying that it was misled on the purported National Guard memos the network used to charge that President Bush received favored treatment 30 years...
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September 20, 2004

Small Groups With Big Money Rock Presidential Race

This was supposed to be the election that wasn`t bogged down by questions about big money. But the little groups with the funny name and plenty of cash have dominated this year`s campaigns....
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September 20, 2004

U.S. Judge Strikes Down FEC Campaign Finance Rules

A U.S. judge ruled that the Federal Election Commission improperly weakened a new campaign finance law and ordered stiffer regulation over the way outside groups raise funds for broadcast...
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September 20, 2004

Two Sides Take Aim Prior To Maryland Bear Hunt

As Maryland prepares for its first bear hunt in 51 years, hunters are lining up for the challenge: More than 1,600 have applied for the 200 licenses that will be handed out in a lottery...
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September 20, 2004

What Blogs Have Wrought

If you trawl the posting boards at FreeRepublic.com long enough, you`ll go mad. Hundreds of voices are shouting, spitting, and clamoring for attention at any given moment. The night...
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September 17, 2004

Ready, Aim, Fire . . . Hit Foot

The political class was busy this week trying to figure out why, after months of sucking up to the gun-owning public, John Kerry tossed aside all his hard work and condemned the end...
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September 17, 2004

D.C. Gun Bill May Be Linked To Budget

A move to repeal virtually all the District`s gun restrictions has received a boost in the Senate, where gun rights supporters led by Idaho Republican Sen. Larry E. Craig are seeking...
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September 17, 2004

60 Minutes Of Fame

If Dan Rather`s source turns out to be a partisan, say goodbye to CBS`s reputation opines Bernard Goldberg, a correspondent with CBS News from 1972-2000, is the author of "Bias: A CBS...
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September 17, 2004

The Balance Of Power

Americans understand the importance of the nation`s charter to our lives and our rights--the Constitution of the United States. "But what we sometimes fail to recognize," writes U.s....
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September 16, 2004

Kerry`s Nuanced View Of Gun Rights

John Kerry is a hunter--ergo he`s a strong supporter of the Second Amendment. At least that`s what he wants voters to believe. In fact, during Mr. Kerry`s 20-year Senate career, he...
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September 16, 2004

A Media Watershed

However the flap over CBS and those National Guard "memos" turns out, the past few weeks mark a milestone in U.S. media and politics. Along with the Swift Boat Veterans` ads, the widespread...
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September 16, 2004

House GOP Turns On Rather

House Republicans have demanded a public retraction from CBS News of its report on President Bush’s National Guard service, which was based on documents widely believed to be forgeries.Read...
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September 16, 2004

Dan Rather, Terry McAuliffe And Those Phony Papers

Dan Rather may have trouble finding supporters these days, but he’s always got one at 430 S. Capitol St. That’s the address of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), where on Tuesday...
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September 16, 2004

Amid Protests, House Of Commons Votes To Ban Fox Hunting

After a day of rowdy demonstrations that saw five protesters storm the chamber at the House of Commons, legislators voted today to outlaw the centuries-old sport of fox hunting with...
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September 15, 2004

Fully Automatic Propaganda

"Last week," writes Mike Adams "I was asked to go on a radio show to debate the assault weapons ban, which was passed on September 13, 1994. My opponent was a former New York City police...
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September 15, 2004

Whodunit?

CBS has chosen to bet its own credibility on highly suspect memos. Why? The consequences are plain to everyone. As former NBC News President Larry Grossman told the Wall Street Journal:...
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September 14, 2004

House GOP Proposes To Repeal D.C. Gun Bans

A majority of the U.S. House of Representatives is supporting legislation that would repeal virtually all of the District`s gun restrictions, targeting one of the nation`s most stringent...
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September 14, 2004

Kerry Misfires

John Kerry`s flip-flopping on the Iraq war is well known. His statements on hotly contested social issues have also been all over the place. (Kerry says that that life starts at conception,...
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