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Federal judge overturns California assault weapon ban

Federal judge overturns California assault weapon ban - Bent Corner

It looks like California’s so-called assault weapon ban is numbered. A federal judge overturned the state’s law banning such weapons as a violation of the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. From the Associated Press: A federal judge Friday overturned California’s three-decade-old ban on assault weapons, ruling that it violates the constitutional right to bear …

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The coronavirus pandemic makes me feel a lot less patriotic

The coronavirus pandemic makes me feel less patriotic each and everyday - Bent Corner

For most of my adult life, I’ve considered myself to be a patriotic person. It began in earnest after I joined the United States Air Force. Not because of the canned patriotism drilled into me during basic training, but because of the people I got to know who were serving alongside me. I got to …

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The 2020 Presidential election is over, Joe Biden wins

The 2020 Presidential election is over, Joe Biden wins - Bent Corner

With Pennsylvania declaring Joe Biden the winner of its 20 electoral votes, Joe Biden will be the next President of the United States. Biden currently stands with 290 electoral votes compared to Donald Trump’s 214. North Carolina and George are still too close to call. Even if the two states swing in Trump’s direction (North …

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Uber drivers in Los Angeles are planning a 25-hour strike

Uber drivers in Los Angeles are planning a 25-hour strike - Rick Rottman

Uber drivers in Los Angeles are losing their collective minds. At least some of them. As a way of protesting new rate fees Uber is rolling out in Los Angeles and Orange County, drivers there are going on a 25-hour strike beginning midnight tonight. Why a 25-hour strike? Because Uber is lowering the per mile …

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Charles Manson 1934 – 2017

Charles Manson is finally dead. He was 83. I’m old enough to remember the fear he and his “family” caused the public. Charles Manson was clearly insane, yet he was condemned to rot in prison, not a mental institution for the rest of his natural life. He also wasn’t sent to the gas chamber, something …

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