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Utah top gun lobbyist arrested for threatening ex-wife with ‘Zombie Response Vehicle’

One of Utah’s top gun lobbyists was arrested this week after he allegedly used a 2.5-ton Army surplus vehicle to threaten the lives of his ex-wife’s family, but his lawyer insisted that he was simply “having fun in his big boy toy.” According to a KTSU report, Utah Shooting Sports…

Third ricin letter threatens Obama over ‘God-given’ gun rights

The Secret Service on Thursday reportedly intercepted the third in a series of ricin-tainted letters threatening violence over any new gun control measures. Two other letters were received by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday and the Bloomberg-supported Mayors Against Illegal Guns on Sunday. WNBC’s Jonathan Dienst told…

Fox Business host: Cut government because ‘no one’ died of starvation before welfare

Fox Business host John Stossel on Thursday declared that government programs should be cut based on the false assertion that “no one” died of starvation in the Great Depression before the modern “welfare state.” Stossel told the hosts of Fox & Friends that he had taken his cameras out on…

Rep. Rush blasts Sen. Kirk’s ‘elitist white boy’ plan to jail ‘18,000 black men’

Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL) on Wednesday accused Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk (R) of proposing an “elitist white boy solution” to gang violence with his plan for the mass arrests of 18,000 gang members in Chicago. Earlier on Wednesday, Kirk had joined with fellow Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) in calling on…

Schlafly advises Republicans: Ignore Hispanics and ‘reach out to… white voters’

Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly says Republicans are making a mistake by trying to court Hispanics with comprehensive immigration reform legislation. “I think that’s a great myth because the Hispanics who come in like this are going to vote Democrat,” Schlafly told the Focus Today radio program in a clip obtained…

Sen. Rubio: Best response to IRS scandal is ‘repealing Obamacare’

In a video response to a constituent, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) claimed Wednesday that the best way to respond to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) scandal is by “repealing Obamacare,” which he claimed would be enforced by tax collectors demanding payment from Americans who do not purchase health insurance. “When…

Alabama pastor bans Boy Scouts for supporting ‘sinful lifestyle’ of gay scouts

An Alabama pastor says that he is banning Boy Scouts from meeting at his church because they are supporting a “sinful lifestyle” by allowing gay members to join the organization. First Baptist Church of Helena Pastor Greg Walker told WBRC that he was forced to decide that the scouts could…

Arpaio vows to appeal ruling of ‘unconstitutional’ racial profiling

Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio promised on Tuesday to challenge a federal judge’s ruling that found his office to engage in racial profiling against Latinos, KPHO-TV reported. “One hundred of my deputies were authorized and trained by the federal government, ICE [Immigration and Customs Enforcement], to enforce federal immigration law,” Arpaio…

Glenn Beck sees media conspiracy to label him a ‘conspiracy theorist’

Conspiracy talk radio host Glenn Beck said Tuesday that he isn’t sure why he’s been labeled a conspiracy theorist in the media, but he’s pretty sure it’s the result of a “concentrated effort” somehow coordinated by the White House. Building on his theory that CNN secretly orchestrated an incredibly awkward…

‘Recreational shooting’ sparks 1,000-acre California brush fire

Investigators have determined that a brush fire that has burned almost 1,000 acres near Julian, California since Sunday was started by “recreational shooting.” Cal Fire Capt. Mike Mohler said that the fire — which is called the General Fire due to its proximity to well-known general store — was 85…

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