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August 4, 2004

Why Bush Must Be Re-Elected

"I support the re-election of President George W. Bush," writes former New York City Mayor Ed Koch. "Why? Because I believe one issue overwhelms all others: the president’s strong commitment...
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August 4, 2004

Jury Clears Beretta

An Alameda County jury deliberating a wrongful death suit against gun manufacturer Beretta U.S.A. has ruled that the gun maker is not liable for an accidental shooting of a 15-year-old...
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August 4, 2004

Former POWs Reject Kerry`s Bid

Sen. John Kerry`s bid to become commander in chief of wartime America has opened old wounds among some former Vietnam-era prisoners of war who bristle over the Massachusetts Democrat`s...
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August 3, 2004

Responsible Gun Owners Should Not Be Punished - Subscription Required

"I believe strongly in responsible gun ownership. I guess you could say that I am a big Second Amendment guy. I firmly believe in the right in this country to own and possess firearms."...
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August 3, 2004

Thud

That dull thud you hear may be the John Kerry flop of 2004. The media wanted a post-convention bounce for the Democrats` presidential nominee. The Washington Post, acting as political...
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August 3, 2004

Lt. Kerry Runs For President

Give John Kerry his due for taking aim at a key Republican constituency: the military and military families. If a prime time salute, a convention hall full of flag wavers and his own...
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August 3, 2004

The Manchurian Canard

What’s the greatest danger to America – maniac Moslems longing to resurrect the Caliphate, Stalinist states with nuclear arsenals, terrorist sugar-daddies stockpiling doomsday weapons?...
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August 2, 2004

Arms Collectors And Hunters, Gather

Nearly 300 vendors offering pocketbook-size handguns, semi-automatic firearms and Civil War-era swords, among other things, took over a space almost the size of two football fields...
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August 2, 2004

Bush`s Talk On Terrorism Draws Cheers

"I`ve come by because, first, I love to hunt and fish," Bush said. "Secondly, because I heard you`re expanding the job base here." Earlier in Cambridge, Bush said, "We stand for the...
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August 2, 2004

Newspaper: Michael Moore Faked Front Page

The (Bloomington) Pantagraph newspaper in central Illinois has sent a letter to Moore and his production company, Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., asking Moore to apologize for using...
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August 2, 2004

Big Bash Gives No Bounce To Kerry

The Democratic presidential ticket did not profit from last week`s Boston convention and even slipped behind President Bush among likely voters, a new CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll of likely...
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August 2, 2004

Kerry Leans Right

As his bus tour rolls through blue-collar and Republican-leaning districts, Kerry has repeatedly described how he began a lifetime of hunting and fishing as a young boy. And lately...
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July 30, 2004

The Biggest Liar of Them All

Now we can understand why Democrats spent the last year attacking the President as someone who lied to take America into an unnecessary war and destroy brave young American lives for...
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July 30, 2004

Dems Agree With Clinton On Guns

Bill Clinton`s remarks to a cheering Democratic National Convention Monday evening staked out a strong pro-gun control stance for his party and nominee Kerry this year. Clinton vigorously...
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July 30, 2004

An `Independent` Spending Blitz

To counter Bush, the Democrats have adopted ambitious plans to take every advantage of the new campaign finance law, which allows the parties to mount independent expenditures on behalf...
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July 29, 2004

Guns Divide Kerry’s Campaign

Gun-control advocates say that Sen. John Kerry’s presidential campaign is divided about how vocal the senator should be in calling for the assault-weapons ban to be renewed. Kerry’s...
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July 29, 2004

What John Edwards Did Not Say

What was telling about the Edwards speech was what`s often telling in a candidate`s speech: the missing words or phrases: No reference to abortion rights, Roe vs. Wade, same-sex marriage,...
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July 29, 2004

McCain-Feingold Act Makes No Difference Here

Sen. Russ Feingold of Wisconsin is the only Democrat to put his name on a major piece of legislation during the past decade when Congress has been under Republican control. Yet he and...
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July 29, 2004

Among The Inmates With Muzzles

John Kerry is nominated on a surge of anti-Bush feelings that became so intense Democrats told pollsters they were driven more by their hatred for the president than by any warm connection...
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July 29, 2004

Liability Matters

Why does it matter that John Edwards has spent his career as a trial lawyer who raids deep pockets on behalf of complainants? It makes him a lifetime participant in one of the most...
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July 29, 2004

Facts Don`t Get In Way Of ’00 Election Myth

"Michael Moore is not alone in asserting the election was stolen." writes John Lott. "On Monday night at the Democratic Convention, both former Vice President Al Gore and former President...
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July 29, 2004

Speaking For Kerry

The major American political conventions have become like the party conferences of the conservative Tory and liberal Labour parties in England. The point is to showcase the party`s...
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July 28, 2004

Clinton Psychobabble

In an interview in the Guardian, Bill Clinton relates how Nelson Mandela guided, counseled, and comforted him in the wake of the Monica Lewinsky scandal. According to Clinton, Mandela...
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July 28, 2004

Appeals Court Rejects St. Louis City`s Lawsuit Against Gunmakers

Saying a newly revised Missouri law bars such legal action, a state appeals court refused Tuesday to reinstate the city`s lawsuit that sought compensation from gunmakers, distributors...
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July 28, 2004

Blunt Backs Two-Thirds Vote On Hunting, Fishing Initiatives

Republican gubernatorial candidate Matt Blunt wants to make it harder for Missouri voters to restrict hunting activities. While outlining his environmental proposals Tuesday, Blunt...
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July 28, 2004

Feds Seek NRA`s Help On Guns On Planes

Federal security officials are turning to the National Rifle Association to help curb gun violations at airports. The U.S. Transportation Security Administration wants the NRA, the...
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July 28, 2004

Army Shooters Set Sights on Olympic Gold

Shooters from the Marksmanship Unit--founded by President Eisenhower in 1956 to improve Army shooting skills--have won 20 Olympic medals and more than 40 world championships. Shooting...
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July 28, 2004

Dems No Longer Pushing The Death Penalty

The Democratic party platform includes one particularly significant change from the platforms adopted by the party conventions of 1992, 1996 and 2000. During the platform--writing process,...
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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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