Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Another Shooting That Campus Carry Could Have Stopped

Murderers don’t tell you when they are going to strike. The only way to stop them is to be ready to fight back.

That’s why allowing college students to exercise their right to bear arms is the best chance for stopping mass murderers like Elliott Rodger, who attacked students at the University of Santa Barbara last weekend. By the time law enforcement responds, it’s always too late.

Yet even “conservative” Republicans are against campus carry. Remember the so-called “guns everywhere” bill in Georgia that the liberal media was panicking about? The Governor of Georgia has stated repeatedly the law won’t allow campus carry. So much for “guns everywhere”.

Liberals and gun grabbers oppose campus carry merely out of paranoia and fear. There is not a single report of campus carry posing a danger to students.

Every time liberals and gun grabbers ban guns on college campuses, they are taking away victim’s best chance at defending themselves. How many more students have to die before they change their mind?

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The NRA’s RINO Endorsements

RINOs are having a field day so far in the 2014 Republican primaries. Conservative imposters like Mitch McConnell in Kentucky, Mike Simpson in Idaho, and Thom Tillis in North Carolina are all pulling away from (or have already defeated) their Tea Party challengers. Even Thad Cochran is starting to put distance between himself and Chris McDaniel in Mississippi.

And what do McConnell, Simpson, Cochran, and Tillis have in common, besides being phonies?

All four of them were endorsed by the NRA.

The NRA’s political leaders are traitors to conservatives and gun owners. Their political agenda has very little to do with guns and even less to do with helping the conservative cause. All that the NRA cares about is power. They will back any candidate who they think will become a successful Washington dealmaker.

This year, the NRA is supporting RINOs in Republican primaries all over the United States. They have donated more money to Mitch McConnell than any other candidate in the country. McConnell doesn’t even own a gun, and he has voted against gun rights repeatedly.

The NRA also endorsed Thad Cochran and Mike Simpson, who are also weak on guns. Cochran supported Joe Biden’s crime bill in the 1991. In 2004, and he supported Barbara Boxer’s efforts to prohibit the sale of guns without government approved safety devices. Simpson has voted for requiring background checks at gun shows and requiring all newly purchased handguns to come with trigger locks.

The NRA’s most recent RINO darling is Thom Tillis, the Republican nominee for US Senate in North Carolina. Tillis is not just a moderate — he isn’t even pro-gun. In the North Carolina legislature he supported permit-to-purchase requirements and fought against restaurant carry. In a debate earlier this year, he said “you can’t put a gun in the hand of someone who represents a danger to themselves or to society.” Yet the NRA still gave Tillis an A+ rating and poured money into his primary election, helping him defeat Tea Partier Greg Brannon.

The NRA is a big reason why conservative candidates are struggling in this year’s election. Uninformed voters just assume that the NRA only supports pro – gun conservatives. Conservatives and gun owners need to realize the NRA’s true agenda before we let them betray us again.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Thad Cochran's Residency Lies

Thad Cochran has literally abandoned Mississippi for Washington.

On Sunday, Breitbart reported that Cochran has been listing Washington D.C. as his primary address since 2002. This is even more proof that Cochran is out of touch with Mississippians.

Breitbart found several “statement of candidacy” documents where Cochran lists a primary address in Virginia or Washington. Cochran claims that his primary residence is a “cabin” in Oxford, but Breitbart also produced documents that Cochran signed in 2006 and 2010 saying that the cabin is under a “second home rider”.

This is where the story gets even more interesting. Cochran might have done more than simply lie about his primary residence — he may have received a preferential loan from a friendly bank.

A “second home rider” is an addendum to a mortgage where the person states that they will not rent out their second home. Often, this allows the person to improve his loan. But at the time that Cochran signed the “second home rider,” he did not own any other homes.

If Cochran did not own any other homes, why would the bank allow him to potentially improve his loan by signing a “second home rider”?

Because the bank was in Cochran’s pocket! The bank that issued the loan was BNA Bank, where Cochran’s father-in-law worked as a director until 1994. BNA is now claiming that it made a “mistake” in allowing Cochran to sign the rider, but forgive me if I am not convinced.

Nobody knows if Cochran actually received preferential treatment on his loan. But if he did, it is exactly the kind of corruption that he is infamous for. And it is the exact kind of trickery that needs to be flushed out of Washington.