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  • A Supreme Court justice’s solution to gun violence: Repeal Second Amendment

    05/28/2022 9:06:56 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 97 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | May 28, 2022 | Frederic J. Frommer
    Four years ago, when — as now — the nation was reeling from the horror of a mass school shooting, a retired Supreme Court justice suggested a radical solution: getting rid of the Second Amendment. John Paul Stevens issued the call after 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., in February 2018. The attack prompted hundreds of thousands to demand action the next month to end gun violence at the March for Our Lives. In a March 27, 2018, New York Times op-ed, Stevens praised the protesters and their call for stricter gun control...
  • Republican Grossbard Challenges Michigan Haley Stevens for House Seat

    03/15/2022 2:49:48 AM PDT · by jesda · 4 replies
    Vote Gabi 2022 ^ | 3/15/22 | Jesda Gulati
    Republican Gabi Grossbard of Southfield announced his campaign for Congress and released the following statement:"In this incredibly divided political environment, I want to focus on our community and fight against radical agendas and extreme rhetoric," says Gabi Grossbard.Gabi Grossbard of Southfield announced he would seek the Republican Nomination to serve in the United States Congress. Gabi is a husband, father, grandfather, and businessman. He was born & raised in Israel to parents who were American citizens. Gabi served in the Israeli Defense Forces before living in New York from 1993-1998. He would later move to the Great Lakes State in...
  • Michigan Democrat (Haley Stevens) claims economy under Biden 'flourishing,' Republicans fire back

    12/21/2021 11:53:16 PM PST · by Libloather · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/21/21 | Houston Keene
    FIRST ON FOX: A Michigan Democrat claimed during a fundraiser Zoom call that the U.S. economy under President Biden is "flourishing," leading Wolverine State Republicans to push back Rep. Haley Stevens, D-Mich., not only claimed last Wednesday that the American economy was doing great, but also said it was the "best economic recovery" the U.S. has seen since the days of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. "We have an economy that is flourishing. We have literally the best economic recovery since FDR," Stevens claimed in the Zoom call. "If you want a job today, you’re going to make more money than...
  • Student Suspended From Education Program For Saying, ‘A Man Is A Man, A Woman Is A Woman’

    02/26/2021 3:36:45 AM PST · by DFG · 35 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | 02/25/2021 | Chrissy Clark
    A New York university has suspended an education student from mandatory teaching programs for posting Instagram videos expressing conservative ideology. State University of New York (SUNY) Geneseo sent an email to education student Owen Stevens placing him on suspension from his field teaching programs after his peers uncovered videos of him preaching conservative dogma. The school claims that Stevens’ videos “call into question” his ability to “maintain a classroom environment protecting the mental and emotional well-being of all of [his] students.”
  • Flynn Hearing Reveals Existence of Bombshell DOJ Memo Exonerating Michael Flynn

    09/10/2019 9:08:29 PM PDT · by george76 · 71 replies
    Sara A. Carter ^ | September 10, 2019 | Sara Carter -
    A bombshell revelation was barely noticed at National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s hearing Tuesday, when his counsel revealed in court the existence of a Justice Department memo from Jan. 30, 2017 exonerating Flynn of any collusion with Russia. The memo, which has still not been made available to Flynn’s attorney Sidney Powell, is part of a litany of Brady material she is demanding from prosecutors. The memo is currently under protective order and Powell is working with prosecutors to get it disclosed, SaraACarter.com has learned. U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan presided over the hearing Tuesday and set a...
  • The unexpected legacy of Justice Stevens – Conservative dismay over his record led to THIS

    07/21/2019 6:37:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | July 21, 2019 | Carrie Severino
    Justice John Paul Stevens was the last of the greatest generation. Stevens enlisted in the Navy the day before the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. He was awarded the Bronze Star for his work as a cryptographer: his codebreaking team’s efforts led to the downing of the plane of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, the commander of the Japanese navy and architect of the Pearl Harbor attack. Stevens would go on to reference his experience as a World War II veteran often in his Supreme Court opinions. Especially memorable was his defense of the American flag in Texas v. Johnson, the 1989 case...
  • Justice Stevens passes away.

    07/17/2019 4:52:57 PM PDT · by Bonemaker · 26 replies
    Vox.com ^ | O7/172019 | German Lopezl
    Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who died at the age of 99 on Tuesday, was a Republican appointed by President Gerald Ford. But Stevens took a position that would make even many liberals blush: He called for repealing the Second Amendment.
  • Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at the age of 99

    07/16/2019 6:48:21 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 69 replies
    ABC NEWS ^ | Jul 16, 2019, | matt zarrell
    Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has died at the age of 99, ABC News has confirmed. Stevens was nominated to the high court by Republican President Gerald Ford in 1975 and retired in 2010 after serving more than 34 years on the court. He is survived by his children, Elizabeth Jane Sesemann and Susan Roberta Mullen, nine grandchildren: Kathryn, Christine, Edward, Susan, Lauren, John, Madison, Hannah, Haley, and 13 great grandchildren. His first wife Elizabeth Jane, his second wife, Maryan Mulholland, his son, John Joseph, and his daughter, Kathryn, preceded him in death.
  • ‘THIS is how it’s done!’ Billy Idol becomes US citizen

    11/15/2018 8:52:44 AM PST · by C19fan · 42 replies
    Twitchy ^ | November 15, 2018 | Doug P.
    There’s been a lot of talk in recent weeks (and months) about people entering the country illegally, but it’s important to remember that there are many who still do it the right way: Legally. Among the new U.S. citizens this week is Billy Idol:
  • Hillary: To see the White House even hesitate to defend a diplomat is deeply troubling

    07/19/2018 9:38:46 AM PDT · by kiryandil · 78 replies
    Felonia's Twitter feed ^ | July 19, 2018 | Hillary "Felonia von Pantsuit" Clinton
  • There's not a 'snowflake's chance in hell' of repealing the Second Amendment (CNN)

    03/27/2018 8:17:19 PM PDT · by Innovative · 69 replies
    CNN ^ | March 27, 2018 | Z. Byron Wolf, CNN
    How could those high school kids have marched en masse and not achieved any meaningful reform? That seems to be the state of affairs: The gun laws seem intractably set, despite growing public support to change them, at least on the periphery of the laws. Measures passed in Florida after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting seem to have no prospects at the national level. But former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is not talking about frittering around the edges of anything. He issued a modest proposal in The New York Times to get rid of the Second...
  • Graham hits retired Supreme Court Justice Stevens for calling to repeal Second Amendment

    03/27/2018 1:40:39 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 77 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 27, 2018 | Avery Anapol
    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Tuesday slammed retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens for calling for a repeal of the Second Amendment. In an op-ed for The New York Times, Stevens recommended repealing the amendment as a first step to enacting gun control, prompting Graham to say he is “glad” the justice is retired. “I will PROTECT the Second Amendment … not REPEAL it,” Graham tweeted. “Like every American, Justice Stevens is entitled to his opinion, but I am very glad he is now retired.” The GOP lawmaker added that he has “zero intention of following” Stevens’s suggestion, and...
  • Retired justice urges repeal of Second Amendment

    03/27/2018 1:15:14 PM PDT · by Innovative · 49 replies
    MSN ^ | March 27, 2018 | AP
    Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is calling for the repeal of the Second Amendment to allow for significant gun control legislation. The 97-year-old Stevens says in an essay on The New York Times website that repeal would weaken the National Rifle Association's ability to "block constructive gun control legislation." Stevens was on the losing end of a 2008 ruling in which the high court held that the Second Amendment gives individuals the right to own a gun for self-defense. He had previously called for changing the Second Amendment to permit gun control.
  • Retired Justice Stevens argues for repeal of Second Amendment

    03/27/2018 8:10:27 AM PDT · by wastedyears · 132 replies
    CNN ^ | March 27, 2018 | Veronica Stracqualursi
    Washington (CNN)-- Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens believes the students and demonstrators who protested this past weekend for gun control should seek a repeal of the Second Amendment.
  • An unusual turn in the Michael Flynn case?

    02/16/2018 6:41:19 AM PST · by billorites · 38 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | February 15, 2018 | Byron York
    Observers are buzzing about a series of events in the last 60 days in the case of Michael Flynn, the Trump national security adviser who on Dec. 1 pleaded guilty to one count of lying to the FBI in the Trump-Russia investigation. The new developments might add up to very little or they might be significant. In any event, they are raising eyebrows. First, there is some mystery surrounding the removal of Judge Rudolph Contreras from the case. Just days after accepting Flynn's guilty plea, Contreras was taken off the case by the U.S. District Court for the District of...
  • The Mystery of Hollywood's Dead Republican

    04/27/2005 6:03:30 AM PDT · by pissant · 44 replies · 1,902+ views
    NY times ^ | 4/26/05 | david halbfinger
    ON the morning of Saturday, Feb. 26, a day before the Academy Awards, the actress Carrie Fisher woke up in her Beverly Hills home next to the lifeless body of a gay Republican political operative named R. Gregory Stevens. Thus ended one of the more improbable friendships that Hollywood and Washington have known - and a globe-trotting, adventurous, but ultimately debilitating existence that might be fodder for a Tinseltown thriller, if it only had a satisfying resolution. Before its abrupt end, Mr. Stevens's journey had taken him from the beaches of San Clemente, Calif., and the slopes of Sun Valley,...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Libyan Army Spox Says Obama, Clinton 'Abandoned the Libyan People to the Terrorists'

    07/11/2017 12:54:04 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 41 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11 July 2017 | Patrick Poole
    In an exclusive interview with PJ Media, the Libyan National Army (LNA) spokesman, Col. Ahmed al-Mesmari, says that President Obama and Hillary Clinton "abandoned the Libyan people to face these terrorists alone." He also implicates the Obama administration in supporting terrorist militias -- including Libyan al-Qaeda leader Abdelhakim Belhadj and Muslim Brotherhood militias allied to al-Qaeda. Col. al-Mesmari also claims that the February 17th Martyrs Brigade -- hired by Hillary Clinton's State Department to protect the U.S. consulate in Benghazi -- cooperated with Ansar al-Sharia in attacking the consulate compound on September 12, 2012. That attack led to the deaths...
  • Time to Arrest Hillary

    07/16/2015 2:17:31 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 30 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 7-16-15 | Joseph Klein
    Clinton's secret arms dealing -- and how it led to disaster in Libya. Hillary Clinton led the charge in the Obama administration to go to war in Libya. Her objective was to overthrow the regime of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi. Not one to be deterred by opponents in the Pentagon and Congress to her reckless interventionist plans, Hillary decided to end-run them. Her State Department helped facilitate what Andrew P. Napolitano in his scathing article has called “Hillary’s secret war.” When the secret war began to backfire, as arms ended up in the hands of anti-American jihadists, Hillary Clinton and other...
  • Benghazi victim's mother calls on Trump to stop invoking son's death

    07/23/2016 5:42:06 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 156 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 23, 2016
    The mother of the U.S. ambassador killed in the 2012 Benghazi attacks called on Republicans to stop invoking her son on Friday, blasting their references to his death as “opportunistic and cynical.” “As Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens’s mother, I am writing to object to any mention of his name and death in Benghazi, Libya, by Donald Trump’s campaign and the Republican Party,” Mary F. Commanday wrote in a letter to the editor published in the New York Times Friday.
  • Matthews: ‘Gross’ To Say Hillary Had Anything To Do With Amb. Stevens’ Death, ‘I Don’t Care’

    07/19/2016 1:36:30 AM PDT · by detective · 54 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 18 Jul 2016 | Ian Hanchett
    Truncated title. Full title: Matthews: ‘Gross’ To Say Hillary Had Anything To Do With Amb. Stevens’ Death, ‘I Don’t Care’ What Victim’s Mother Felt During MSNBC’s coverage of the Republican National Convention, host Chris Matthews reacted to a speech given by Susan Smith, who’s son Sean was killed in the Benghazi terror attacks, “I don’t care what that woman up there, the mother has felt, her emotions are her own, but for the country, in choosing a leader, it’s wrong to have someone get up there and tell a lie about Hillary Clinton.”