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Daily Cartoon: Monday, October 2nd

Pat Byrnes’s Daily Cartoon considers Washington’s response to the Las Vegas shooting.
Vegas shooter targeted aviation fuel tanks

Vegas shooter targeted aviation fuel tanks

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The Gun Control Debate Foreshadowed Trump’s America

The Gun Control Debate Foreshadowed Trump’s America

In 2012, a day after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Gary Wills wrote an essay in The New York Review of Books called “Our Moloch,” a reference to the ancient Canaanite god whose worship
What Are Bump Stocks? Gun Accessory Could Be Banned After Las Vegas Shooting

What Are Bump Stocks? Gun Accessory Could Be Banned After Las Vegas Shooting

"I call it a poor man’s machine gun," one expert said

Republicans will only ban bump stocks if Trump is on board

The Las Vegas massacre could be the event that gets Congress to pass the first gun control legislation in a generation. But it will depend on President Trump. After the Sunday-night shooting that left
The Privilege of White Individuality

The Privilege of White Individuality

Stop lying; you did it, too. Read more...

Even the NRA thinks bump stocks should be regulated

Democrats, Republicans, and now — believe it or not — even the National Rifle Association is calling for bump stocks to be more heavily regulated in the wake of the Las Vegas mass shooting that left

Stephen Paddock and the World of Video Poker

Charles Bethea interviews video-poker players in the Las Vegas area who knew Stephen Paddock, the gambler who killed fifty-nine people in a mass shooting in the area last weekend.
ISIS once again claims Vegas shooter converted to Islam (but there’s still no proof)

ISIS once again claims Vegas shooter converted to Islam (but there’s still no proof)

"The executor of the operation...converted to Islam 6 months ago." The post ISIS once again claims Vegas shooter converted to Islam (but there’s still no proof) appeared first on Hot Air.
‘Bump Stock’ Prices Are Skyrocketing as Support for Regulation Grows

‘Bump Stock’ Prices Are Skyrocketing as Support for Regulation Grows

The cost has doubled and tripled at some outlets.
Why the “Alt-Lite” Celebrated the Las Vegas Massacre

Why the “Alt-Lite” Celebrated the Las Vegas Massacre

“I have something horrible to say,” Gavin McInnes, the Vice co-founder-turned-“alt-lite”-rabble-rouser, told viewers of his daily video rant, Get Off My Lawn, on Tuesday. “Something sick and
The NRA Is Finally Backing a Gun Restriction. Here’s Why It’s a Ploy

The NRA Is Finally Backing a Gun Restriction. Here’s Why It’s a Ploy

Breaking with years of intransigence, the nation’s largest gun-rights group on Thursday announced a rare but limited concession to those who would put in place new limits on firearms. On its own, the

Facebook bump stock ad shows it can’t enforce its own basic rules

Not even 48-hours after the massacre in Las Vegas, Facebook slapped one of VICE News’ reporters with an ad for a bump stock, available for about $170 from the hunting goods superstore Cabela’s.
The Tragedy and Pride of Las Vegas

The Tragedy and Pride of Las Vegas

Street photographer Matt Stuart chronicles the aftermath of America's latest mass shooting
‘Armed People are a Free People.’ NRA Supporters Aren’t Swayed After Las Vegas

‘Armed People are a Free People.’ NRA Supporters Aren’t Swayed After Las Vegas

If anything, they said they feel more strongly preserving their gun rights
raceAhead: Five Breaking News Haikus

raceAhead: Five Breaking News Haikus

The week's news, 17 syllables at a time.

Here’s How Las Vegas Should Respond to the Mandalay Bay Massacre

As a Las Vegan, there’s only one appropriate American way to respond to the horrific Las Vegas shooting tragedy: Defiantly. Last night, I had a dream. Consider this choreographed event if you will …
Sunday morning talking heads

Sunday morning talking heads

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