Night of the Comet

Governor Nikki Haley’s GOP response to this year’s State of the Union was a reminder hers is the party of “personal responsibility.” This is a mantra that has felt at times abandoned by its representatives; seemingly replaced with “Thanks, Obama.”

There was no mention of bread bags or desperately drinking from a water bottle as if she were a rescued castaway off “Gilligan’s Island.” This was the best GOP response in years.

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Source: CBS News

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Chasing (North) Liberty

It’s standard procedure for the NRA to attack any form of common sense gun reform on the national stage. The lobby group is notorious for often using fear-mongering tactics, misinformation and outright lies as talking points, which are often repeated by gun advocacy groups on the state level.

Late last year, one such group used these tactics in my home state of Iowa.

Source: ACB Iowa

Source: ACB Iowa

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