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August Busch IV’s epic ‘I quit you’ letter to the NRA

Cheers to you, sir.

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Profiles in cowardice? Or, why can’t we have gun reform? (Includes Gabby Giffords’ column and mine)

In the wake of the failed vote to break a GOP filibuster on gun reform on Wednesday, a lot of people are feeling depressed, but even more are getting angry (including President Obama.) on that score, former congresswoman Gabby Giffords’ … Continue reading

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The NRA 45 — Senators who voted to block gun reform

The NRA’s 45 minions named, with phone numbers, by Emily Hauser. Call them and tell them what you think of their filibuster.

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This is what people will remember from Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address

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NRA digs in against gun control, or anything sane at all

The NRA isn’t having any of this “sanity” on gun control …

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Yes, NRA, guns ARE the problem

The slaughter at Sandy Hook Elementary in a small, safe suburb in Connecticut, by a deranged 20-year-old toting nearly a half dozen of his mother’s cherished guns (one of which he used to kill her), has led us to once … Continue reading

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A smart idea on assault weapons control

From Eliot Spitzer.

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This week’s Herald column: Wayne LaPierre’s kind of war

Wayne LaPierre knows how to collect a check (in the photo above, from Glock.) He knows less about actually wielding an assault rifle.

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‘Fast and Furious’ farce goes on, but Issa fails to score White House hit

If you’re unfamiliar with “Fast and Furious,” and I don’t mean the movies — congratulations. You’ve managed to sit out perhaps the most underwhelming “scandal” ever invented by the right. (Up to now I’ve refused to pay any attention to … Continue reading

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A country armed to the teeth, and a deadly time for law enforcement

It’s been a deadly 24 hours for police officers around the country, especially in Florida, where two shootings in just over a week have left five officers dead. When do we start having the conversation about how law enforcement can … Continue reading

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