Monday, June 13, 2016

Obama's Shameful Pivot to Gun Control After Orlando

The Daily Signal
June 13, 2016
It's a grim Monday in Washington, where President Obama pledges a massive investigation of the ISIS-praising man who killed at least 50 in Orlando, Florida. National security expert James Carafano faults Obama for making the attack about gun control. War correspondent Nolan Peterson ponders the hate. Plus: Melissa Quinn on the FAA's fining a man $55,000 for flying a drone to help a friend, Leah Jessen on a governor catching grief for encouraging Bible reading, and Helle Dale on Russia's crackdown on social media.
Commentary

Obama's Shameful Pivot to Gun Control After Orlando


The instant anger to President Barack Obama's statement about the attack reflects a deep and growing distrust over how this administration responds to the threat of global terrorism.
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News

He Flew a Drone to Take Photos for a Friend. Now He's Facing $55K in Government Fines.


Mical Caterina's monthslong battle with the government underscores the frustrations drone hobbyists and commercial users have with the Federal Aviation Administration as the agency has slowly debated how to keep the rapidly growing drone population under control.
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Analysis

Where Does the Hate Come From?


Our country is no stranger to mass shootings. But this one feels different. Maybe it's the reality setting in that we are in a war, and our homeland is a battleground.
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Commentary

Putin Ups His Persecution of Social Media Users


For the crime of posting a picture of a tube of toothpaste with the caption "Squeeze Russia out of yourself," Andrei Bubeyev was sentenced to three years in prison.
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Commentary

How Obama Has Made It Harder for Companies to Hire


With private companies advertising so many job openings, why are they not filling them?
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News

After Iowa Governor Calls for Bible-Reading Marathon, Groups Threaten to Sue


The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a letter saying that the proclamation sends a message that "Iowa prefers and endorses the Christian faith over other religions and over nonreligion," which the organization says violates the separation of church and state.
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