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  • 2022 SHOT Show Attendance Down for Media, Buyers and Exhibitors

    01/21/2022 8:01:18 AM PST · by marktwain · 6 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | January 19,2022 | Dean Weingarten
    Hallway at 2022 SHOT Show. It would normally be full of people. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)-–As someone who has attended most of the shot shows in the last decade, the most obvious difference in 2022 is the ability to move through the halls and aisles at the show without the crowed press of people seen at previous shows. Attendance is down by a significant amount. The exhibitors who are present seem to be attracting good interest, such as with this Aimpoint exhibit:Aimpoint at SHOT Show 2022 Some major players have a limited presence at the 2022 SHOT Show. This Colt location would...
  • Liar in state: Harry Reid, master of corruption, finally dead

    01/13/2022 9:11:17 PM PST · by RandFan · 39 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Jan 13 | Charles Hurt
    Nobody in American history is more deserving to lie in state inside the Rotunda of the United States Capitol than former Sen. Harry Reid. He spent every day of his 35-year political career in Washington lying. Why shouldn’t he continue to do so now that he is dead? Big things. Little things. Irrelevant political things. Profound matters of life and death. Reid lied about everything. In 2003, Reid was among 29 Senate Democrats to vote for the war in Iraq. Just as soon as it became politically expedient, however, Reid abandoned the troops in battle — just in time for...
  • Nevada Court Finds Ghost Gun Law Unconstitutionally Vague

    01/05/2022 4:36:29 AM PST · by marktwain · 12 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | December 31, 2021 | Dean Weingarten
    The Nevada legislature passed and Governor Sisolak signed into law AB 286 on June 7, 2021. On June 22, Polymer80 filed a lawsuit challenging AB 286 as unconstitutionally vague, under the due process clause of the Nevada Constitution. Both Polymer80 and the State of Nevada filed Motions for Summary Judgement, and opposition to the opponent’s Motion for Summary Judgement, in a timely manner.Summary judgment is granted when the law and the facts of the case are so clear cut no trial is needed for a court to rule on the matter.AB 286 attempted to ban the possession, sale, or transport...
  • Biden orders flags at half-staff for Harry Reid

    12/29/2021 4:01:10 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 50 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 29, 2021 | Brett Samuels
    President Biden on Wednesday ordered flags outside government buildings be flown at half-staff to honor the late Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.), who died on Tuesday at the age of 82. Biden directed flags outside the White House, military posts, embassies and on federal lands be lowered on the day of Reid's internment. Funeral arrangements are expected to be made public in the coming days.
  • Cheerleader turned high-flying realtor is'Delta Karen' arrested for vicious assault on 80-year-old passenger

    12/27/2021 5:30:39 PM PST · by billorites · 95 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | December 27, 2021 | Tommy Taylor
    A high-flying realtor who worked for Coldwell Banker and Berkshire Hathaway in California has been revealed as the 'Delta Karen' who was arrested by the FBI for attacking an 80-year-old passenger on a plane after he removed his face mask to eat - while she was herself maskless. Patricia Cornwall, a real estate agent previously based in Los Angeles, who in the 1990s was - according to TikLeak - a member of the Raiderettes cheerleaders for the then-LA-based NFL team, was identified as the unruly passenger on the Thursday flight from Tampa to Atlanta when the altercation took place. Cornwall...
  • HARRY REID, FORMER SENATE MAJORITY LEADER, DEAD AT 82

    12/28/2021 7:22:30 PM PST · by grey_whiskers · 78 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 12-28-2021 | Michael Lee , Chad Pergram
    Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid died Tuesday at the age of 82. Reid, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2018, served in Congress from 1983 until his retirement in 2017. He announced in 2019 his cancer was in remission. A Democrat representing Nevada, Reid served as senate majority leader from 2007-2015. He became most well-known for his use of the "nuclear option" in 2013, leading the charge to end the filibuster on executive branch nominees and judicial nominees other than to the Supreme Court.
  • Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Dies

    Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid died Tuesday at the age of 82. Reid was born in rural Nevada where he quickly made his name in the state, serving in the Nevada Assembly in 1968 and two years later being elected the lieutenant governor of Nevada. He then went on to serve in Congress where we served for 34 years, becoming a star within the party. In 1986, Reid won his race for Senate.
  • Former Senator Harry Reid dead

    12/28/2021 5:19:38 PM PST · by Az Joe · 125 replies
    Nevada Independent ^ | 12/28/2021 | Megan Messerly
    Harry Reid, former Senate majority leader and Democratic kingmaker, dies at 82 Harry Reid, who rose from abject poverty in rural Nevada to become one of the most influential state and national leaders, died on Tuesday, sources confirmed to The Nevada Independent. He was 82. Additional details were not immediately available. Reid was thought to be ending the near of his life when he underwent surgery in 2018 for pancreatic cancer, which has one of the lowest survival rates. Last summer, however, Reid announced that he underwent an experimental surgery and was declared in “complete remission” and cancer-free. Over more...
  • Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid dead at 82

    12/28/2021 5:22:55 PM PST · by Islander7 · 91 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12/28/2021 | https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/author/grayce-mccormick
    Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who rose from poverty in rural Nevada to the heights of Democratic politics, has died at the age of 82. Jon Ralston, CEO of the Nevada Independent, announced the news Tuesday evening."Harry Reid, probably the most important elected official in Nevada history, has died at 82. My condolences to his family and friends," he said in a tweet.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Foul-mouthed Delta passenger who was arrested for spitting at and punching 80-year-old passenger for not wearing mask while he ate - despite her NOT wearing one either - is revealed to be a luxury real estate agent and former Raiderette

    12/27/2021 4:06:57 PM PST · by DFG · 64 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 12/27/2021 | Tommy Taylor
    A woman who formerly worked as a luxury real estate agent in California has been revealed as the Delta passenger who was arrested by the FBI for attacking an 80-year-old man on a plane, after he removed his face mask to eat. Patricia Cornwall, a real estate agent previously based in Los Angeles, who in the 1990s was - according to TikLeak - a member of the Raiderettes cheerleaders for the Las Vegas NFL team, was on a Thursday flight from Tampa to Atlanta when the altercation took place. Cornwall had recently moved to Florida, Heavy.com reported. She posted on...
  • Las Vegas Police Discover Severed Head In Cooler During Traffic Stop

    12/27/2021 10:26:30 AM PST · by Red Badger · 63 replies
    https://dailycaller.com ^ | December 27, 2021 | BRIANNA LYMAN
    Las Vegas police conducting a traffic stop Thursday found a severed head and several other body parts in a cooler, according to police. Metro police officers tried conducting a traffic stop Thursday afternoon when 57-year-old Eric Holland allegedly failed to heed officer’s instructions and fled, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD). Authorities, including an air patrol unit, chased down Holland as he allegedly switched trucks, police said. Officers again tried to stop Holland but he fled the scene. Authorities then followed him to an apartment complex before Holland allegedly began throwing items at officers as he attempted...
  • Nevada Supreme Court Stops Lawsuit Against Gun Manufacturers

    12/24/2021 5:41:20 AM PST · by marktwain · 28 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | December 21, 2021 | Dean Weingarten
    The Nevada Supreme Court recently issued a ruling upholding the immunity of firearm and ammunition makers from civil lawsuits, when their products are used criminally, under Nevada law. The lawsuit stems from the criminal mass murder perpetrated in Las Vegas on October 1, 2017. Many people are desperate to blame the instruments of crime for the crime. There are deep pockets to consider. Gun manufacturers have significant assets. Dead criminals do not.Gun Makers Don’t Pull TriggersA Federal statute The Protection of Legal Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA), protects manufacturers, distributors, and retailers on the federal side.Nevada has a separate state...
  • Republicans could flip two Senate seats in Georgia and Nevada, new GOP polling shows

    12/23/2021 7:17:38 AM PST · by Redmen4ever · 65 replies
    NBC News ^ | 12/23/21 | Henry J. Gomez
    Next year’s Senate elections in Georgia and Nevada are shaping up to be close, ...
  • Poll: Republican Candidate Adam Laxalt Takes Lead in 2022 Nevada Senate Race

    12/19/2021 6:20:40 PM PST · by T Ruth · 15 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 6 Dec 2021 | Nick Gilbertson
    Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Nevada Adam Laxalt leads incumbent Democrat Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto in the 2022 Senate race, according to the latest Trafalgar poll released on December 3. Respondents were asked, “If these were your choices in the race for U.S. Senate, for whom would you most likely vote?” Of respondents, 44.1 percent said they would choose Nevada’s former Attorney General Laxalt in the 2022 midterm election, while 40.9 percent selected Cortez Masto. Fifteen percent of respondents were undecided.*** In looking at respondents broken down by political party, 41 percent were Democrats, 37.2 percent were Republicans, and...
  • Las Vegas Airport renamed for Harry Reid…

    12/16/2021 10:03:37 AM PST · by WeaslesRippedMyFlesh · 32 replies
    citizen free press ^ | December 16, 2021 | Kane
  • CNN producer is accused of luring mom and nine-year-old daughter to his Vermont ski home to 'train' the minor to be sexually submissive telling them a 'woman is a woman regardless of her age'

    12/11/2021 6:17:01 AM PST · by dynachrome · 91 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12-11-21 | James Gordon
    John Griffin, 44, of Stamford, Connecticut has been arrested charged with enticing minors to engage in unlawful sexual activity From April to July of 2020, Griffin allegedly used online messaging applications to communicate with people purporting to be the parents of minor daughters He allegedly attempted to impress ideas, that a 'woman is a woman regardless of her age,' and that women should be sexually subservient and inferior to men Griffin who was a producer with CNN is alleged to have sought to persuade parents to allow him to 'train their daughters to be sexually submissive' In June 2020, Griffin...
  • Other Senate Democrats face risks in voting for Build Back Better

    12/09/2021 10:07:08 AM PST · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 12 replies
    washington examiner ^ | 12/1/2021 | Moshe Hill
    Here are some of the Democrats most at risk if they vote for the bill. Mark Kelly — Arizona Kelly represents the same voters that Sinema does, and his head-to-head polling numbers are not promising. Early polls have Kelly leading between 4 and 9 points, never breaking above 44% of the vote. Arizona is considered a battleground state for 2022. Without Trump on the ticket, the winner of the crowded GOP primary has a great shot at victory. Kelly’s "aye" vote might be the nail in his coffin. Catherine Cortez Masto — Nevada Nevada is another state that Biden won...
  • Nevada court sides with gunmakers in Las Vegas shooting lawsuit

    12/04/2021 11:58:30 AM PST · by PROCON · 14 replies
    AP ^ | Dec. 4, 2021
    CARSON CITY — Nevada’s Supreme Court ruled gun manufacturers cannot be held responsible for the deaths in the 2017 mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip because a state law shields them from liability unless the weapon malfunctions.The parents of a woman who was among the 60 people killed in the shooting at packed music festival filed a wrongful death suit against Colt Manufacturing Co. and several other gun manufacturers in July 2019.
  • Nevada Becomes First State to Impose Surcharge on Unvaccinated Workers: A surcharge of $175 a month for workers’ spouses, partners, and dependents 18 and older. That could be adjusted down the road.

    12/03/2021 9:50:00 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 12/03/2021 | Zachary Steiber
    <p>Nevada on Thursday became the first U.S. state to impose a surcharge on workers who have not gotten a COVID-19 vaccine, though the penalty doesn’t take effect until the middle of next year.</p><p>All but two members of the state’s Public Employees’ Benefit Program Board (PEBP) voted during a meeting to approve a surcharge of $55 a month on unvaccinated workers.</p>
  • Report: Wisconsin, Michigan Among Eight Governor Races Shifting Toward Republicans

    12/03/2021 4:51:43 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/03/2021 | Ashley Oliver
    Republicans are seeing improved prospects in eight states’ gubernatorial contests next year, according to the Cook Political Report. The nonpartisan outlet, which analyzes elections and is often used as a resource among campaigns, updated its ratings for 11 gubernatorial races this week and moved eight in a favorable direction for Republicans, while shifting three toward Democrats.