Month: November 2020

Rep. Jeff Van Drew is fighting to keep his seat in a tight contest against Democratic rival Amy Kennedy as the House race for New Jersey’s second congressional district has gained national attention.  Van Drew is currently trailing behind his opponent by an average of about 3.5 percentage points, according to the latest polling from RealClearPolitics.  Here’s what
“I just think we’re very cynical people, and cynical people tend to be right more often than not.” Whether or not you personally agree with Trevor Moore’s observation, the comedian’s philosophy is all over the work of “The Whitest Kids U’ Know” (WKUK), a sketch comedy group whose self-titled TV show (2007-2011) has become a cult
On October 30th, Mayor Katie Rosenberg of the City of Wausau issued Executive Declaration No.7, banning firearms from polling places on election day. This prohibition does not even exempt concealed carry by licensed citizens. The declaration does, however, specify that the restriction cannot be applied to designated parking areas if firearms remain in vehicles. This
Rogue elements of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are continuing their assault on certain types of commonly-owned semi-automatic pistols. According to the law firm Wiley, ATF has developed a new interpretation of “handgun” that threatens to curtail the supply of foreign-manufactured pistols and could put many law-abiding gun owners in legal
In a year of political campaigns filled with name-calling, smears, half-truths and outright falsehoods, the races for two suburban congressional seats have fit in nicely. In the 6th District, Democratic U.S. Rep. Sean Casten faces off against Republican Jeanne Ives. In the 14th District, Democratic U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood’s showdown is with Republican Jim Oberweis.
By Nathalie Provost and Heidi Rathjen During the last federal election, the Liberal government promised to ban all military-style semi-automatic assault weapons, such as the AR-15. The government also pledged to buy back all legally-purchased assault weapons currently in circulation. However, as the Liberal government moved to prohibit some 1,500 existing models, it has appeared to back out of
Former Vice President Joe Biden doubled down on his calls to ban “assault weapons” and “high capacity” magazines and to institute other gun controls on the final Sunday of his 2020 presidential campaign. Biden’s campaign wrote on his officialvTwitter account: “As president, I’ll ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, implement universal background checks, and enact other
Two crunch Tuesdays for Australia and the US coming up: not just the Melbourne Cup, vital as that is for the nation’s well-being. November 4 (Tuesday in the US, Wednesday in Australia) will determine whether the United States of America regains its sanity, or embarks on another quadrennium of demented Trumpery. And frankly I am not
The time has come for voters to decide who they want to send to Dover as their representatives for the upcoming legislative session. ​​Sam Ford/THE REVIEW​With election day looming ever closer, the time has come upon voters to divert their minds from national politics to decide who they want to send to Dover as their
Open carry, with certain exceptions, will be permitted Tuesday, a decision that some local residents find unsettling. For some residents who oppose open carry of firearms, their stance isn’t political – it’s personal. Although an unfortunate reality, there are Michigan and Monroe County residents who know what it’s like to have been a victim of