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October 8, 2015

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“I hold it, that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical.”

-Thomas Jefferson

BEN CARSON GENERATES CONFLICT AGAIN

African American, ex-neurosurgeon and current GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson said, in response to a question about the shooting in Oregon last week, “I would ask everybody to attack the gunman because he can only shoot one of us at a time. That way, we don’t all wind up dead.” Carson’s reasoning is that these shootings are going to continue to occur, so we all should be prepared for it. Sadly, he is probably right. But of course, this isn’t a permanent solution. Some think we need to make guns harder to get, others that we need to get rid of gun culture, some say we need more guns to scare away would be shooters, others believe we need to do more work in the inner-cities where gang violence by gun is rampant, and others yet think, at least concerning mass shootings, we need to deal with mental health issues. The fact is no one really knows what to do. But many are declaring Carson’s comments are inconsiderate and cold in light of the shooting. Carson has defended his stance. Read Mas
THE GIST
DEMS say GOP Hid Planned Parent Footage
Disturbing footage of Planned Parenthood (PP) trying to sell baby body parts, and discussing taking the brain from a still moving, among other things, has made irate many Pro-Lifers. Currently, there is a investigation being conducted on Capitol Hill regarding PP’s funding. The Democrats are saying the videos are edited and wish to see the unedited versions. Read Mas
Powerful News: $1 Million in Donations for Hero of Oregon Shooting

He charged the gunman after being shot and miraculously lived after being riddled with bullets. People are donating to him now.

This Month’s Book Summary

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