At a town hall meeting of the Rockford Tea Party about Illinois’ pending concealed carry law Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey announced that he has/is leaving New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s group Mayors Against Illegal Guns. Morrissey said that he first joined the group believing that they would stick to their name and work to stop the possession of firearms by criminals. However, as the group has shifted its focus to limiting the capacity of magazines and banning assault weapons Morrissey said that those policy positions are not in-line with his values and beliefs. Mayor Morrissey also talked about how the majority of Rockford’s gun crime is committed by felons and others who are not permitted to own or posses a firearm and not by law abiding gun owners. The Mayor also said that once the Illinois State Police begin taking applications for and issuing concealed carry permits he would get one.
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES Marco Rubio’s concession speech tonight did not get full air time on CNN, but they showed the most important part. Listen to Senator Rubio humbly explain his loss: “I’m disappointed with tonight. I want you to understand, I want you to understand something. Our disappointment tonight is not on you, it’s on me. I did not do well on | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES Sadly, it appears that New Hampshire may have muddied the GOP field, rather than clarifying it. Even though Kasich and Jeb do not have obvious paths forward to the nomination, they are going to convince themselves that they do, at least through Super Tuesday – and they will probably find donors who will indulge that belief. Somewhere, Donald Trump | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES The GOP Establishment is bound to be looking at New Hampshire, a state where they perform well, seeing Donald Trump coming away with a major and distant first place, and weeping to themselves that their party has gone so terribly awry. There are a couple of things I’d like to say to them, but in the interest of keeping | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES Well this will be … interesting. Sure. Let’s use that word. It should be interesting. This is a live feed from the Trump HQ where you’ll be able to watch. It is dropping in and out a bit but will hopefully be solid once the speech begins. That’s the live feed. Of the headquarters for Donald Trump. Who people | Read More »