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NRA comes out in support of bump stock ban

According to The Washington Post, the National Rifle Association has come out in support of a bump stock ban. Bump stocks are devices that can be fitted on semiautomatic weapons to make them behavior more like fully automatic weapons. Authorities have said the man behind the Las Vegas mass shooting, Stephen Paddock, used bump stocks

Investigation finds IRS targeted conservative and progressive group

An investigation into allegations of partisan behavior at the Internal Revenue Service has turned up evidence that both liberal and conservative groups were targeted for extra scrutiny. According to The Washington Post, the investigation’s findings cast doubt on Republican allegations that President Obama ordered the agency to target conservative groups. The allegations of bias were

Republicans Refrain from Bringing Gun Legislation to Vote

According to the Washington Post, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said there were no immediate plans to bring a bill that would make it easier to buy gun silencers up for a vote. “Right now we’re focused on passing our budget,” Ryan said. Gun control advocates have focused their attention on the Sportsmen’s

The Collapse of Monarch Airlines

Report from Britain confirmed that Monarch Airlines had collapsed on Monday. For starters, this is a low-cost carrier from the United Kingdom. The airline collapsed together with its tour operator. The main reason for the collapse was bankruptcy. The collapse meant that the airline cancelled all scheduled flights and this forced the British government to

House Speaker Paul Ryan Says Not All Of The Middle Class Is Going To Get A Tax Break

The Republicans are pushing for a tax code overhaul. That was one of Trump’s campaign promises. But Trump’s track record on delivering many of those campaign promises is not making the Republican Party dance in the street. The Republican healthcare bill is down for the count, and the famous “wall” will not happen unless Congress

Republicans release first draft of tax reform proposal

On Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said it was time for the Republicans to give up on health care and move on to tax reform. On Wednesday, Republicans presented the first version of their tax reform proposal. Critics argue it will increase deficits and is too generous to the wealthiest Americans. According to

Alabama voters send message in Republican Senate primary

Republican voters in Alabama sent a message to President Trump and Congressional Republicans by selecting Roy Moore, not Luther Strange, in the Republican Senate Primary. As The Washington Post noted, Strange had been endorsed by key Republicans like Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and President Trump himself. Moore is a highly controversial figure who

Trump Administration Criticized for Hurricane Response

The Washington Post reports that President Trump has come under fire for embroiling himself in a controversy over NFL protests while giving scant attention to a major crisis in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Both sustained heavy damage during Hurricane Maria. Hillary Clinton and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) were two of

Dr. Avi Weisfogel Treats Sleep Apnea and Other Sleep Disorders with Dentistry

Dr. Avi Weisfogel: Finding Success in an Emerging Medical Field

Independent small businesses are what make America thrive. Anyone with an idea and motivation can succeed beyond their wildest dreams. However, it does take more than that. A person can have the best idea or invention in the world, but if they do not have a plan behind it, it could amount to nothing. To