Covered today in News and Headlines, World News, In The News, Commentary/Opinion, Deep State/Government Corruption/Russian Collusion, Immigration, President Trump.
In The News:
The public response to the gun control push was a record turnout at the Florida Gun Show.
WTSP reports “almost 7,000” people attended the show Saturday, and they expected even more people to attend on Sunday.
As liberals and prominent media figures have stepped up their attacks on the NRA, many on the Right are rushing to the NRA’s defense. Social media was flooded over the weekend with conservatives announcing they had joined the NRA as an act of defiance.
Despite that environment, the director of far-left organization Fight For The Future thinks the NRA should JOIN it in an effort to restore President Obama’s government Internet regulations, known as Net Neutrality.
Columbine. Virginia Tech. University of Texas. Sandy Hook. America’s terrible history of school shootings is a list whose members can’t be named alone. Talk about any single one, and the others always hover on the periphery. But one name rarely gets mentioned among the others, the oldest and deadliest school massacre in U.S. history: the Bath School bombing.
The mayor of a sanctuary city in California issued a warning that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) could be conducting a raid in the area as soon as Sunday — ratcheting up tension with the feds while giving her constituents an early heads-up.
Libby Schaaf, the Democratic mayor of Oakland, shared the warning — which she said she “learned from multiple credible sources” — in a press release on Saturday, “not to panic our residents but to protect them,” Fox 2 reported.
Delta’s PR was less than stellar (aka a serious crap show) over the weekend, with them openly disrespecting millions of NRA members (and legal gun owners) by catering to the social media mob PLUS very publicly refusing to upgrade the American men’s curling team who had just won gold at the 2018 Olympics.
And, it all started when Twitter banned Jared Taylor and American Renaissance from its platform.
The Supreme Court declined the request Monday. No justices dissented. The high court could still weigh in later, but the move suggests the justices want to allow one or more appeals courts to take up the question before considering it.
The specter of homeless encampments steadily expanding across the downtown streets of San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco – bringing with them a public health crisis – has one southern California community taking tough action to dismantle a two-mile-long camp just a short drive from Disneyland.
Heather Locklear was reportedly arrested for felony domestic violence and attacking a police officer.
TMZ reports that police responded to a call about domestic violence at Locklear’s Thousand Oaks, Calif., residence on Sunday night.
DARIEN — Prior to the crash, TV personality Steve Wilkos, forced other drivers on the road out of his way before he slammed into a utility pole, according to TMZ.
TMZ said witnesses told police that Wilkos was speeding and swerving and two vehicles had to pull off to the side of the road.
Bill Cosby’s daughter Ensa Cosby has died, according to multiple reports. She was 44.
Reports say she died Feb. 23 in Massachusetts. The cause of her death has not been revealed.
WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) – An actress known for playing a role in cult classic hit “Clueless” is running for Congress.
Stacey Dash, who has previously stated her intentions to someday run for president, filed in California’s 44th district according to CNN.
A naked man was arrested after leading police on a shocking chase down a Missouri interstate on Sunday on an all-terrain vehicle that included driving the wrong way down the highway.
The international development secretary said the “grotesque” sexual exploitation of the most vulnerable by aid workers was caused by Britain’s failure in its duty to put aid beneficiaries first.
The scandal has shown that aid organisations have become complicit in the exploitation of people they were supposed to help, Penny Mordaunt said.
UNITED NATIONS – Russia has vetoed a British-drafted U.N. resolution that promised action against violations of a U.N. arms embargo on Yemen and pointed to a report by experts that cited Iran as a violator.
Monday’s vote was 11-2 with two abstentions on the draft that would also extend sanctions against Yemen and the mandate of the expert panel monitoring them.
BEIRUT (AP) — As a U.N. cease-fire failed to take hold in Syria, Russia on Monday ordered a daily “humanitarian pause” to allow civilians to evacuate an embattled rebel-held enclave near Damascus, while airstrikes continued and Syrian ground forces fought to push into the besieged area from the west.
Deep State / Government Corruption / Russian Collusion:
It confirms that the FBI and the DOJ relied heavily on uncorroborated, third-hand, anonymous sources in their FISA application.
“There’s likely going to be more people who will get it as the investigation unfolds, and if they don’t respond, they’ll be subpoenaed,” Nunes said in an exclusive interview at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).
Sen. Bernie Sanders has seemingly struggled to address recent allegations that Russia’s campaign to interfere in the 2016 presidential election included a plan to boost his Democratic primary campaign.
Commentary / Opinion:
We need a new culture of accountability throughout our government and public sector. Steve Says: Time for accountability in government
When it comes to everyday life, it’s our state legislators that actually make the most difference. Swamp Watch: State-level corruption