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August 19, 2004

FEC Hit For Not Curbing "Soft" Cash

Supporters of campaign-finance regulation are venting their frustration at the Federal Election Commission for failing to curb independent groups, often dubbed "527s," that are using...
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August 19, 2004

Non-Independence Day

President Lyndon Johnson signed legislation creating his "War on Poverty" program in 1964. The murder rate had been going down for decades, and in 1960 was just under half that of...
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August 19, 2004

Vietnam Lies

Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin lashed out at Dick Cheney, claiming the Vice President had no right to criticize Mr. Kerry`s policies for the war on terror: "When I hear this coming from Dick...
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August 18, 2004

Avoiding Genocide

The right to bear arms could have saved Sudan. As history has shown, as long as dictatorships exist, the only way to ensure the primary right to life is to guarantee the auxiliary right...
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August 18, 2004

VFW Recalls Kerry`s Anti-War Past

The Veteran of Foreign Wars made it clear August 17 that it is none too pleased with Sen. John Kerry`s 1970s role in the defunct Vietnam Veterans Against the War, which, at the time,...
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August 18, 2004

D.C. Reporters: 12-To-1 For Kerry

When asked who would be a better President, the journalists [at the Democratic convention] from outside the Beltway picked John Kerry 3-to-1, and the ones from Washington, D.C., favored...
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August 18, 2004

Dangerous Liaisons

If the TV-viewing public knows nothing else about this election, they at least know now that the self-indulgent class--celebrities, that is--loves John Kerry. From the moment he became...
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August 18, 2004

The Cambodian Candidate

John Kerry`s tangled memory and war braggadocio have been mismanaged by him and his campaign team. They have given too many inconsistent answers, thus forcing the hand of major media...
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August 17, 2004

Clinton Gun Ban Didn`t Reduce Violence

The Clinton gun ban, scheduled to expire in September, is not responsible for the nation`s steady decline in gun-related violence and its renewal likely will achieve little, according...
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August 17, 2004

Police See Surge In Gang Attacks Using Machetes

Boston police say they are seeing a surge in the number of gang-related attacks involving machetes, the huge knives that are a ubiquitous tool in rural Latin America, with blades as...
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August 17, 2004

Three New Shot Types Approved For Waterfowlers

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has approved three new non-toxic shot types B tungsten-bronze, a new formulation of tungsten-iron, and tungsten-tin-bismuth B for use in waterfowl...
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August 17, 2004

What War On Terrorism

The American Civil Liberties Union has taken yet another embarrassing position. As a condition of receiving donations through the deduction program for federal employees, the ACLU signed...
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August 17, 2004

Liberals Can`t Afford To Level With Americans

While Senator John Kerry and his running-mate Senator John Edwards were recently being photographed at lunchtime at Wendy`s, to show what regular guys they are, their real lunch was...
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August 17, 2004

Critics Fear Russian History Textbooks Overlook Soviet Crimes

If you can judge a book by its cover, then the "History of Russia and the World in the 20th Century" tells students the Soviet past was all pride and glory -- three of four cover photos...
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August 16, 2004

Clinton Gun Ban Was A Poor Crime-Fighting Tool

"Not one shred of evidence has been produced in 10 years to validate this law as a crime-fighting measure. You can`t argue with a straight face that the ban has been effective," writes...
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August 16, 2004

Galaxies Of Stars Are Twinkling For George W. Bush

Take that, Ben Affleck. Much attention has been focused on actors and performers who support Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry`s presidential bid. But much of Hollywood are actively backing...
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August 16, 2004

Judge Bars Clyde`s Gun Ban

As anticipated, the disagreement between the City of Clyde and Second Amendment advocates has landed in court, and Clyde has lost the first battle. Sandusky County Common Pleas Court...
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August 16, 2004

Air Marshals Cover Only A Few Flights

Federal air marshals protect less than 5 percent of daily U.S. flights, and the numbers are declining, despite assurances by the federal government that most planes would be protected,...
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August 13, 2004

Kerry Sharpens Aim on Gun Vote in Red States

Four years after Al Gore alienated gun owners with his tough talk and anti-gun record, this year`s Democrat presidential nominee has adopted a new strategy when it comes to firearms....
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August 13, 2004

This Is Reform?

You wanted campaign finance reform. You got campaign finance reform. McCain-Feingold promised to take the money out of politics. If you believed that, you deserve what you got.Read...
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August 13, 2004

Assembly Rejects Ban On Gun Sales At San Francisco`s Cow Palace

A proposed ban on gun shows at San Francisco`s state-owned Cow Palace failed to pass the state Assembly on Thursday, but backers will try again later this month.Read Original at: San...
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August 13, 2004

Kerry Looking For Votes Among Sportsmen Who Once Shunned Democrats

Four years ago, Democrats Al Gore and Bill Bradley argued the merits of licensing or registering gun owners and weapons, a debate that branded Gore as anti-gun. Now, Kerry leads Democrats...
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August 13, 2004

Kerry`s Cambodian Confusion

The Kerry campaign has acknowledged that John Kerry probably was not in Cambodia on Christmas 1968, contrary to the senator`s decades-old assertion. What are Americans to make of a...
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August 12, 2004

Cheney Says Kerry Lacks Convictions About Right And Wrong

Vice President Dick Cheney said Wednesday that Democratic Sen. John Kerry lacks "deeply held convictions about right and wrong" as he argued that voters would make a grave mistake if...
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August 12, 2004

Who Are The Real Gun Owners?

Firearms users often get an undeserving negative portrayal in the popular press and films. It`s time for the real story to be told. A new book and a DVD provide some much-needed balance.Read...
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August 12, 2004

New Terrorists On The Block

If you want to see the future of animal-rights/liberation (ARL) advocacy in America, you need only look across the pond to the United Kingdom. It isn`t a pretty picture. Increasingly,...
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August 12, 2004

Kerry Can`t Shoot Deer Or Stop Terror

"There`s a bumper sticker I see on a lot of Vermont cars these days: "BE PATRIOTIC – VOTE GEORGE BUSH OUT". The trouble is you can`t vote Bush out, you have to vote the other fellow...
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August 12, 2004

Close Reading, Open Mind

In "Recovering the Past," is a bright memoir that illuminates the craft of the historian and provides a spirited account of Forrest McDonald`s long-running battle against the unthinking...
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August 12, 2004

Unreality Activists

It`s official: The Left doesn`t believe that Islamic terrorism exists. According to the American Civil Liberties Union, terror watch lists are nothing more than the product of John...
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August 11, 2004

Book Torpedoes Kerry`s Strategy

John Kerry`s strategy of making his military service a centerpiece of his presidential campaign is under fire with the release of "Unfit for Command," which arrives in bookstores this...
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August 11, 2004

Strip Poker

It`s time for the U.N. to bare all and release its Oil-for-Food documents. A hallmark of the United Nations Oil-for-Food relief program in Iraq was secrecy, which served Saddam Hussein...
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August 11, 2004

Why Truth Matters

John Kerry has returned to Sept. 11, 2001, criticizing President Bush for remaining in an elementary school classroom 7 minutes after being told a plane had struck the second World...
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August 11, 2004

Hunt Groups Happy With Bush

Safari Club International and the National Wild Turkey Federation have voiced their strong support for President Bush`s conservation initiatives, announced last week in Le Sueur, Minn.Read...
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August 11, 2004

Unfit For Command?

"I stayed up late last night and read from cover to cover the book Unfit for Command-Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry," writes Tony Blankley. "An impartial reader would...
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August 11, 2004

Coors, Salazar Win Colorado Senate Primaries

The great-grandson of beer baron Adolph Coors handily won the Republican primary for Colorado`s U.S. Senate seat, triggering a face-off with the state`s Democratic attorney general...
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