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Ron Binz the flipper

Ron Binz the flipper

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by Amy Oliver Cooke and Robert Applegate   As Ron Binz campaigns to be confirmed as the head of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, much of the emphasis has been on his position as an activist for what he considers to be low or no carbon energy sources, predominantly Big…

Democracy at its worst

Democracy at its worst

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by J.J. Summerell As the majority party in the General Assembly, the Republicans have the power to pass any legislation. Having the power to do something does not give you the right to do it. Might does not make right. Our democratic system of government depends on allowing everyone’s voice…

GOA submits comments opposing backdoor gun control efforts by HHS

GOA submits comments opposing backdoor gun control efforts by HHS

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by GOA staff RE:  HIPAA Privacy Rule and the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) As a Second Amendment organization representing 375,000 members, we are writing to express our concern over HHS’ proposed rule that was printed in the April 23rd, 2013 issue of the Federal Register. These regulations…

GOP tax fairness plan is unfair

GOP tax fairness plan is unfair

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by J.J. Summerell The tax reform plan announced by state Sen. Phil Berger is just another charade designed to make citizens think Republicans are actually reducing taxes. Calling it the Tax Fairness Act and claiming it’s the largest tax cut in state history is misleading at best. In fact, it…

Obama tells Mexicans half a story on guns used in crime

Obama tells Mexicans half a story on guns used in crime

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by CCRKBA staff   President Barack Obama was right when he told a Mexican audience Friday that many of the guns used in crime south of the border came from the United States, and he should know since his administration allowed thousands of those firearms to walk during Operation Fast…

More embarrassment for Bloomberg’s anti-gun mayors group?

More embarrassment for Bloomberg’s anti-gun mayors group?

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by SAF staff BELLEVUE, WA – Three more names have been added to a veritable rogue’s gallery of current or former members of Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns who have run afoul of the law with Thursday’s criminal charges against Marcus Hook, Pa. Mayor James Schiliro, the Second Amendment…

Tax reform: Close the potholes

Tax reform: Close the potholes

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by Bob Lord Ever hear the one about the guy who walks into a casino? He hits a few jackpots playing the slots and pockets $5,000, but returns the next night and gives it all back, plus another $1,000. So what’s the punch line? Well, if you’re a member of…

Leahy’s anti-trafficking bill could end gifts and raffles of firearms

Leahy’s anti-trafficking bill could end gifts and raffles of firearms

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by Michael Hammond   At its core, Section 3 would send a person to prison for 20 years if you ATTEMPTED or PLANNED (“conspired”) to buy a firearm as a gift for another person or to conduct a raffle of a firearm, and negligently failed to note that the gift…

Obama exploits immigrants

Obama exploits immigrants

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by John Jay Myers   We all Hoped for a Change after Bush waged undeclared wars abroad, expanded socialized medicine with Medicare Part D, detained and tortured people without a trial, and gave us the Patriot Act. But after Obama continued the wars, increased drone bombing campaigns, enacted yet another…

Senator Begich’s lies exposed!

Senator Begich’s lies exposed!

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by Michael Hammond   Recently, Gun Owners of America alerted our Alaskan activists that their Senator, Mark Begich (D), was working behind the scenes to ensure that the overwhelming majority of Alaska’s citizens would not benefit from the reciprocity bill being considered by Congress. After we alerted them to this,…
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