Chris Christie Lied About Costs of Hudson River Tunnel Project He Cancelled

By: Tuesday April 10, 2012 9:14 am

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is far more admired by national Republicans wanting a tough guy to yell at liberals than by his own constituents in his state. And a new report goes a long way to explaining why. Because Christie is the latest in a long line of conservative liars who will tailor their [...]

Bipartisan Support for Phone Hacking Investigation of News Corp

By: Wednesday July 13, 2011 2:46 pm

Peter King (R-NY), a frequent guest on News Corp’s cable news properties (up to this point), just called for an FBI investigation into allegations that the company hacked into the voicemail accounts of 9-11 victims. Given King’s constant invocation of 9-11, only rivaled by Rudy Giuliani, this isn’t all that surprising. King said in the [...]

Concealed Carrying Bystander Nearly Killed Innocent Man During Tucson Shooting

By: Tuesday January 11, 2011 11:49 am

Jared Loughner fired 31 shots in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday. At least 20 of those 31 struck individuals. Under the federal assault weapons ban which expired in 2004, it would have been difficult for him to fire more than 10. High-capacity magazine clips were banned from manufacture and hard to get, and the moment of [...]

Don’t Expect Any Changes in Gun Laws After Tucson Shooting

By: Tuesday January 11, 2011 7:29 am

Carolyn McCarthy and Frank Lautenberg will introduce companion legislation in both houses of Congress that would restore the ban on high-capacity magazines like the one used by Jared Loughner in the Tucson assassination attempt of Gabrielle Giffords, which killed 6. Of all the possibilities on gun control in the wake of the incident, it’s a [...]

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