everyone WILL own a gun!

In this image made from video, Nelson City Council Member Duane Cronic discusses mandatory gun ownership after the city council voted to adopt it for all heads-of-household, Monday, April 1, 2013. Council members in Nelson, a city of about 1,300 residents that’s located 50 miles north of Atlanta, voted unanimously to approve the Family Protection […]

breaking news: congressional republicans don’t give a damn

Some fun facts: 61% of Americans believe that it’s important to take vacations. 71% of Americans like chocolate. 63% of Americans have a favorable view of capitalism. 73% of Americans bathe or shower daily. 83% of men in their 20’s masturbate. 91% of Americans are in favor of a comprehensive background check policy for purchasing […]

and that’s just HALF A WEEK! (the 10 top political stories from Monday, Tuesday and today!)

And THIS WEEK in the news… 1. In Alaska – one house of the state legislature passed a law that threatens to arrest law enforcement officers if they try to enforce federal laws relating to gun control. They have decided that they won’t recognize national laws and that they will arrest anyone who tries to […]

5 actual bills proposed by Republican politicians (this is not the Onion – these are true)

The tea partiers’ alternate reality Reported by David Daley, Executive Director of Salon Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal wants Republicans to stop being the stupid party — but apparently the memo hasn’t gotten out to state legislatures around the country. February has been a banner month for truly silly and anti-intellectual bills in state capitals. Some […]

shooting blanks: 10 pro-gun arguments, shot down

Hits and Myths —By Dave Gilson By cutting off federal funding for research and stymieing data collection and sharing, the National Rifle Association has tried to do to the study of gun violence what climate deniers have done to the science of global warming. No wonder: When it comes to hard numbers, some of the gun lobby’s favorite arguments are full […]