TODAY  Rising Against Guns, Trump Claims He’s Clear

The Gun Beat: Thousands of people including high school students and parents protested in Fort Lauderdale yesterday, calling for tighter gun control after the Parkland school massacre in which 17 people were killed.

YESTERDAY  FBI Missed Tip, 13 Russians Indicted

Missed Message: The FBI admitted yesterday that it fumbled a Jan 5th tip from someone who knew the accused Parkland, Fla. shooter, reporting that Nikolas Cruz owned a gun and might attempt a school shooting. The bureau said it failed to act on the tip telling them that Mr. Cruz

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On the steps of the federal courthouse, student Emma Gonzalez led a call and response saying, “They say a good guy with a gun stops a bad guy with a gun.” Together with the crowd she shouted, “We call BS!” Blaming President Trump and the National Rifle Association, the crowd...

After the 2014 massacre at a Newtown, Conn. elementary school, many gun control advocates thought their time had come, but nothing happened. Now there’s a rising movement among high school students who can speak up in a way that little children could not.  Organizers have called for a “national day...

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Bullets and Prayers, Immigration Stall

Friday, February 16, 2018

Bullets and Prayers: President Trump delivered a brief speech yesterday about the Parkland, Fla. school shooting in which he talked about mental health, prayers, and making schools safer, but he never mentioned guns or how a mentally disturbed teenager could …

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17 Dead at School, Boot Suit

Thursday, February 15, 2018

School Shoot: A 19-year-old man with a fascination for guns is in custody after a school shooting in Parkland, Fla. North of Fort Lauderdale left 17 people dead. Five are in the hospital with life-threatening injuries and 10 others are …

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Russians Meddling Again, The Porter Timeline

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

From Russia, With Love: Speaking before the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday, the leaders of the nation’s intelligence agencies said Russia is already messing with the American midterm elections. “There should be no doubt that Russia perceives its past efforts as …

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Sunday, February 18, 2018

Page Two

Jaw Meet Floor

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The Small President

Thursday, December 15, 2016

The Cuba Diaries

Sunday, March 13, 2016

An Alphabet of Maladies

Friday, February 26, 2016

The Healthcare Confusion Act

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Freedom from Speech

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Too Big to Fire

Friday, June 19, 2015

More Probable Than Not

Thursday, May 14, 2015

It's Been Said

" 'The enemy of the people,'" was what the president of the United States called the free press in 2017 ... It is a testament to the condition of our democracy that our own president uses words infamously spoken by Josef Stalin to describe his enemies. It bears noting that so fraught with malice was the phrase 'enemy of the people,' that even Nikita Khrushchev forbade its use, telling the Soviet Communist Party that the phrase had been introduced by Stalin for the purpose of 'annihilating such individuals' who disagreed with the supreme leader."
 
Arizona republican Sen. Jeff Flake speaking on the floor today.