Daily Archives: January 18, 2013

Reed’s Politics of Fear

A “Guest Viewpoint” written by Rep. Tom Reed printed in the Elmira Star-Gazette on January 16 uses frightening phrases to promote fear. Fear-inducing phrases include “huge tax burdens,” “bankrupt Medicare system,” “truly catastrophic situation,” “massive layoffs,” and “all the threats … Continue reading

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NRA President Rewrites History: ‘The NRA Has Been Very Supportive Of Doing Background Checks’

Since President Obama unveiled his anti-gun violence proposals, National Rifle Association President David Keene has denied the NRA’s well-documented efforts to weaken background checks. In an interview Thursday on CBS This Morning, Keene claimed the gun group has been “very … Continue reading

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