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As our leaders begin the uncertain political debate over gun control, there is a simple and straightforward policy solution right now that would uphold gun owners’ 2nd amendment rights and still keep our kids safer.
It’s called “smart gun technology.”
(For more on the fiscal cliff negotiations check out David’s discussion with Charlie Mitchell, #TAN Editor-in-Chief, in the first half hour of last week’s radio show here or continue on.)
If there really is a Santa Claus, he will stuff the stockings at Fox News this month with harmful, radioactive lumps of coal.
No television network this year has done more to mislead and misinform its viewers and dumb down our fellow citizens.
The latest example came this past week when Fox News produced another round of absurd stories suggesting Christmas is under attack. As I discussed this weekend on my nationally syndicated radio show “Take Action News,” (click on 3rd hour, 20 minutes in of free podcast)
Listen closely and you can hear the sounds of a “fiscal cliff” deal NOT coming together. The first week of the lame-duck Congress brought multiple pledges of bipartisan cooperation from President Obama and congressional Republican and Democratic leaders. But there has been very little – if any – movement in the two sides’ positions, which, in fact, may be hardening prior to the serious negotiating sessions expected to begin after Thanksgiving.
As far as 80s trends go, the resurgent popularity of Ronald Reagan and Tip O’Neill rivals that of skinny jeans and Members Only jackets. But were Reagan and O’Neill really as chummy as some people would have us believe?
The new grassroots organizing group People’s Relief and local residents have taken control of Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in several Coney Island public housing developments where government agencies’ performance has been inadequate or inconsistent, according to multiple resident association presidents, community members and People’s Relief volunteers. (People’s Relief works closely with Occupy Sandy and shares their resources, but is a separate, independent organization.)
TakeActionNews.com, in collaboration with Popvox.com, will offer quick and easy links so you can track and weigh in on all the action in the most important lame-duck session of Congress in a generation.