Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-California) withdrew from the race for House Speaker on Thursday afternoon, causing some to speculate whether Rep. Peter King (R-New York) might emerge as the next front-runner for the position vacated by John Boehner …”

This is the least serious story I’ve read in some time.


Paul Czajka is running for re-election as District Attorney in Columbia County.

We endorsed him for re-election. Here is one of the reasons why:

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Telling it like it is:

“… Tom King, an NRA board member from New York who also heads the state Rifle and Pistol Association, called Cuomo’s comments “pure political theater.” “The governor is using a tragedy out in Oregon to try and rejuvenate a failed political career,” King said. “He’s trying to build it on the graves of the people who were killed up there.” …”


“… Cuomo spokeswoman Melissa DeRosa called it “disappointing but not surprising that Tom King would resort to baseless personal attacks rather than discuss the merits of common sense gun control — it’s easier than confronting the fact that more than 80,000 people have died due to gun violence since Sandy Hook.” …”

Direct hit and Cuomo knows it.

A few days ago Governor Cuomo called for a government shutdown unless Congress passed more gun control.

He’s backpeddling now:

“… “I didn’t call for a government shutdown,’’ Cuomo said Monday on WNYC, a New York City radio station …”

The internet says he did:

“Gov. Cuomo, speaking at the funeral of his murdered aide Saturday, urged Washington Democrats to shut down the government until they get a gun control bill that works …”

Cuomo is forced to retreat as nobody was paying any attention to him.

Hillary’s “new” gun control proposal:

“The day after the shooting that killed nine people at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College, Hillary Clinton called for a “national movement” strong enough to rival the National Rife Association, which she described as “an intense, dedicated group” of gun lobbyists who “scare politicians and say, ‘We will vote against you.’” Clinton, who has made new gun restrictions a regular feature of her speeches on the campaign trail, addressed the shooting at a rally in Florida on Friday … “Here’s what the other side counts on,” Clinton said. “They count on really having an intense, dedicated group that scare politicians and say, ‘We will vote against you.’” Republicans, she told supporters, “put the NRA ahead of American families.” … What Democrats need, she said, is a “national movement” to pass “new, effective gun control measures,” like her husband President Bill Clinton’s in the ’90s …”

This is the exact same thing the antis have tried and failed at for decades.  Bloomberg said last year he’d put up $50 million to create a grassroots counterpart to the NRA and all that money could buy was a re-branding of the same old astroturf.

This video by the DNC shows why gun control is not a national issue. It is really lame and you can tell their heart is not in it.

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Top shelf PSH from Linda Stasi in her op-ed, “State Department must list gun-loving NRA as terrorist organization“:

“One terrorist group is responsible for more civilian deaths since December 2012 (the Sandy Hook massacre) than Al Qaeda, Boko Haram, Hamas and the Taliban. Yet it is the only nearly-state sponsored terrorist group that is not listed by the U.S. State Department as such. It is the National Rifle Association and for their unending lobbying that’s kept a lid on gun control we now have 428 times more American deaths by gun than deaths by foreign terrorists …”

This is why the Daily News is losing tens of millions of dollars a year and just fired a bunch of people.