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8/29/08Obama's gun ban rhetoric
Sen. Barack Obama's campaign just won't let the gun issue rest. Mr. Obama and his campaign surrogates continue to assure gun owners that he is on their side. Yet, despite all the Democratic claims to . . . .
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8/29/08Being Obama Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry
The conventional wisdom among Republicans is that since America is a center-right country, John McCain, a center-right candidate, can win the presidency simply by stressing Barack Obama's record as, a . . . .
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8/29/08Democrats Go After Gun Politics
Stepping gingerly back into the thicket of gun politics, some Democrats are offering up a few proposals to make them less on the defensive on an issue that many claim cost former Vice President Al Gor . . . .
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8/29/08NRA AlertSarah Palin and Joe Biden: Worlds Apart

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8/28/08Obama's Friend, America's Enemy
Have you ever been a friend or business associate of a terrorist? Not someone who, to your shock and horror, turned out secretly to have bombed government buildings. No, the question is whether you've . . . .
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8/27/08Obama's Aim
In 2007, Senator Barack Obama stood up for a gun owner. He endorsed Chicago Alderman Dorothy Tillman in her Democratic primary. Not only was she a gun owner, but she had even pulled a gun on her colle . . . .
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8/26/08Party`s Left Pushes for a Seat at the Table
Walk into almost any hotel here this week and you can find an odd sight: Liberal Democrats starting their day by lobbying moderate and conservative Democrats. The lobbyists are members of the Progress . . . .
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8/26/08In Denver, Deep Doubts About Obama
And after two hours of talking, and a pre-convention buildup here in Denver in which Democrats have received lots of positive coverage in this critical swing state, you'd have to say that the news is . . . .
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8/26/08Obama's summer of discontent
The latest polls ought to alarm Barack Obama. The Illinois senator desperately needs to change the narrative of the last few months - and this week's Democratic convention is a good opportunity. Since . . . .
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8/26/08Bill proposed to strengthen right to use deadly force against intruders
A state lawmaker wants Nevada to adopt a legal doctrine strengthening a homeowner`s right to use deadly force to protect someone`s life from an intruder. Read About It: Review-Journal . . . .
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8/25/08Yes, Biden Helped Pass the Crime Bill, But ...
One of the more surprising twists in the debut of Joe Biden as Barack Obama's running mate has been the Democrats' decision to highlight Biden's work on the 1994 crime bill. The bill with the Clinton . . . .
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8/22/08They're Paying Attention Now
Why is it a real race now, with John McCain rising in the polls and Barack Obama falling? There are many answers, but here I think is an essential one: The American people have begun paying attention. . . . .
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8/21/08Georgia: University gun bans in sights of pro-carry effort
Legislators looking to expand where Georgians can carry guns may take aim at university campuses. Carry a gun on or within 1,000 feet of any campus now and you could be charged with a felony, spend up . . . .
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8/21/08Poll: McCain expands lead over Obama in Mo.
John McCain has expanded his lead over Barack Obama in Missouri, a new survey says. McCain's advantage is 50-40, a seven-point increase from Public Policy Polling's July poll, which showed him leading . . . .
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8/21/08McCain erases Obama's edge with swing voters
Sen. John McCain is having a very good summer, as a trio of new polls show the Republican presidential candidate pulling even with or slightly ahead of rival Sen. Barack Obama and erasing what had bee . . . .
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8/20/08Obama Played by Chicago Rules
"Mr. Obama has never stood up against Chicago's corruption problem because his donors and allies are Chicago's corruption problem," writes David Freddoso. "Mr. Obama is not the reformer he now claims . . . .
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8/20/08Joe for Veep
Clarence Thomas's 1991 Senate confirmation hearing was one of the most shameful political events of recent American political life. In the wake of Barack Obama's risible attack on Justice Thomas at Sa . . . .
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8/20/08‘Just Words' That Joe Biden Would Like To Forget
The fun thing about an Obama-Biden ticket is that the McCain campaign can point to a new awkward comment by Joe Biden - either on the importance of experience, in praise of McCain, or in support of in . . . .
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8/19/08The Case For "The Case Against Barack Obama"
If one is going to examine Jerome Corsi's The Obama Nation: Leftist Politics and the Cult of Personality, one probably ought to also read David Freddoso's book on the Democratic nominee, The Case Agai . . . .
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8/19/08AHSA President Shows Off His Anti-Gun Credentials
John Rosenthal is buying a new anti-gun billboard in Massachusetts. His actions just provide more proof that his organization, American Shooters and Hunters Association, is just a front group for poli . . . .
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8/19/08Fear the Government That Fears Your Gun
In West Texas, it was not uncommon to see the bumper sticker "fear the government that fears your gun" on a lot of pick-up trucks during both terms of the Clinton administration. Yet as bad as Clinton . . . .
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8/18/08Small Hopes And Large Upsets
It is now clear why Barack Obama has refused John McCain`s offer of joint town hall appearances during the fall campaign. McCain is obviously better at them. Read About It: Townhall . . . .
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8/18/08Doubting Thomas
Barack Obama's answer to Rick Warren's Supreme Court question was telling. Elections matter. As one politico with experience on Supreme Court fights put it Saturday night, "regardless of what Obama mi . . . .
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8/14/08Obama Without His Script
The Obama campaign has for months pursued the odd strategy of having the junior senator from Illinois act as if he were already kinda-sorta president of the United States. In June, it tried sticking a . . . .
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8/13/08McCain reminds voters of Obama's 'bitter' gaffe
Sen. John McCain reminded Pennsylvanians Tuesday that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama said the state's small-town voters "cling to guns and religion" because they are "bi . . . .
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8/11/08In the NewsStanding Guard: The Company He Keeps

What do a radical South Side Chicago priest who has demanded that law-abiding firearm dealers and state legislators be "snuffed out," and Chicago's political boss, who is "livid" and "outraged" over the Supreme Court's recognition of the Second Amendment, have in common? Influence over Barack Obama.

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8/11/08NRA AlertHanging by a Thread

In the U.S. Senate, support for the Second Amendment is razor thin. For that reason, during this election season, your gun rights may very well be hanging by a thread.

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8/11/08America Finally Getting Sick of Obama
Well, it's unanimous. For the first time since this endless election cycle started, it appears that people are finally getting sick and tired of hearing about Barack Obama. Recent news reports show th . . . .
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8/6/08Growing doubts weaken Obama, polls show
Growing doubts among white working-class and independent voters blunted the momentum of Sen. Barack Obama's presidential run in recent days, leaving him in a tight contest with Republican candidate Se . . . .
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8/5/08Weapons ban ordinance shot down in Mishawaka
Passion about protecting fellow citizens swayed Mishawaka City Council to vote 5-4 against a weapons ban ordinance. The ban was actually proposed by Mishawaka Mayor Jeff Rea and City Attorney Cory Ham . . . .
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8/5/08Some House Democrats Seek Less-Rigid D.C. Gun Laws
Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives have agreed to allow a vote next month on a bill that would end local handgun control in the District, making it easier for D.C. residents to ac . . . .
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8/4/08NRA AlertAn Army of Lies

When Wayne Pacelle, head of the anti-hunting Humane Society of the United States, recently wrote a column stating that hunters have more in common with his group than with the National Rifle Association, he told one lie too many, prompting a quick and thorough rebuttal from NRA staffers involved in promoting hunting.

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8/4/08NRA AlertFreedom Unbound!

In striking down the D.C. gun ban, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that the Second Amendment protects an individual right of all Americans.

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8/4/08The Top Ten Reasons Why I Love Hunting
"When I need a break from the Obama brainwashing and my daily grind of writing and hosting ClashRadio.com, not only do I drink six gallons of Ketel One, dance on tables in Greek restaurants, and chill . . . .
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8/4/08Students lobby for Right to Carry
For anti-gunners, the idea of giving college students the right to carry on campus may seem counter-intuitive after last year`s Virginia Tech massacre. But the proposal is deadly serious, said young m . . . .
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8/1/08The Obama Uncertainty Principle
Quantum physicist Werner Heisenberg famously posited that it is impossible to precisely measure the position and momentum of a particle simultaneously. His "uncertainty principle," in popular usage, h . . . .
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