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A Million New Jersey Gun Owners Ignore State’s Magazine Ban

— Published with Permission of TheNewAmerican.com — When New Jersey passed its ban on possession of magazines containing more than 10 rounds in June, it gave the state’s million or so law-abiding gun owners 180 days to comply. The law provided five options: 1) modify the offending magazines so they could accept no more than […]

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Banks, Credit Card Companies Attack Second Amendment

— Published with Permission of TheNewAmerican.com — When the Bank of America (BofA) and Citigroup announced changes in their policies earlier this month restricting loans to companies that sell or manufacture firearms, Senator Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, sent a letter to the CEO of each […]

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Colorado’s Anti-gun Laws Cost the State Jobs, Tax Revenues

— Published with permission from The New American.com — Magpul, one of the country’s largest producers of ammunition magazines, vowed to leave Colorado if the state’s Democrats passed a law limiting magazine capacities to 15 rounds. In 2013 anti-gun Democrats, reveling in the successful implementation of the “Colorado Model” (funded by four wealthy liberals, designed […]

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Texas Congressman Proposes ‘Permanent’ Fix for Social Security

— Published with permission from The New American.com — Congressman Sam Johnson (R-Texas), chairman of the House Ways and Means Social Security subcommittee, presented his plan, the “Social Security Reform Act,” on Thursday, which he called “a plan to permanently save Social Security.” His proposal involves the same solutions often proposed by others trying to […]

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Fewer Americans Trust Mainstream Media

— Published with permission from The New American.com — ➡ Click Here to get Infringed by Alex Kincaid ⬅ When Michael Goodwin, a 10-year veteran writer for the New York Times, saw the extent of the bias displayed by the Times in its coverage of the recent presidential election, and by the mainstream media in general, […]

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New Rules Reveal Social Security Admin. Plans to Disarm Beneficiaries

— Published with permission from The New American.com — Final rules on how the Social Security Administration (SSA) plans to prohibit its beneficiaries from owning firearms were published in early May, but it took several weeks for observers parsing the 41-page document to realize its implications for the Second and Fifth Amendments. It was sold as […]

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A Closer look at the Jobs Report

From a distance the jobs report issued on Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) looks pretty good: 215,000 new jobs were created by the economy in March while earnings, year-over-year, increased by 2.3 percent. The average hours worked remained stable, and the labor force participation rate rose off its recent record lows. The numbers […]

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OPEC Ignores Crude Oil Glut, Vows to Continue Pumping Flat Out

Following a contentious six-hour meeting on Friday, OPEC oil ministers meeting in Vienna announced that nothing will change: They will continue to pump at maximum rates despite the growing glut of oil in the world. Predictably, crude oil prices dropped, along with wholesale gasoline prices. The fragile cartel’s members are pumping close to 31.5 mbd […]

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GunTV to Mimic Home Shopping Networks by Offering Firearms for Sale on Late-night TV

Starting January 20, insomniacs and fervid firearms enthusiasts will have a place to go: GunTV. The home shopping network television show will provide six hours of early morning programming initially, from 1:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. ET, with plans to expand to 24/7 within its first year. The timing for entrepreneurs Doug Bornstein and Valerie […]

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Kansas Universities Prepare for Students Carrying Concealed on Campus

Effective July 1, residents of Kansas may carry a concealed firearm without any type of permit or license, except for students at the state’s universities. For them, the freedom to carry begins July 2, 2017. The Wichita Eagle conducted a survey of students and some administration officials about the new freedom to carry and received […]

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Have Democrats Found a Foolproof Way to Pass Gun Control?

Bucking our society’s leftward lurch has been public opinion on two issues, pre-natal infanticide and Second Amendment-protected rights. In fact, leftists were very quiet on gun control for a long time after some analysts attributed former vice president Al Gore’s 2000 election loss to advocacy of the position. But now gun control is back, and […]

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More Signs the Economy Is Slowing

The latest Empire State Manufacturing Survey issued by the New York Federal Reserve Bank on Monday confirms an increasingly ominous economic trend: The fourth consecutive monthly decline in its index is the longest since early 2009. Its authors didn’t even try to sugarcoat it: Business activity declined for a fourth consecutive month … new orders and […]