Tag: guns

Donald Trump Jr Rips Teachers Unions In Front Of A Gun Wall; Critics Go Ballistic

Donald Trump Jr rocketed even further off the rails in a Twitter video aimed at teachers unions Saturday — in front of a wall of guns.Vox journalist Aaron Rupar commented that the rant from the former president’s son, in his typical…

/ February 22, 2021

Meow Wolf Has Opened an Interactive Surrealist Supermarket in Las Vegas With Projects From Hundreds of Artist Collaborators

Today marks the opening of Omega Mart, Meow Wolf’s long-awaited Las Vegas follow-up to its wildly popular Santa Fe immersive art installation the House of Eternal Return, which helped kickstart the art world’s experience economy. “It’s really up to you to…

/ February 18, 2021

Vital Signs: Any talk about raising interest rates is a huge mistake

It seems it doesn’t take much of an economic recovery before people start pressuring policymakers to pull back the very policies that have contributed to the recovery. The Reserve Bank of Australia wisely (if rather too late) cut short-term interest…

/ January 28, 2021

GOP Rep. Andy Harris Tries To Bring Gun Into House Chamber

WASHINGTON ― New security measures outside the US House chamber prevented a Republican lawmaker from bringing a gun onto the House floor Thursday.Representative Andy Harris, who has repeatedly flouted the magnetometers that were installed near the House chamber after the…

/ January 22, 2021

Stunning ‘Field Of Flags’ Lights Up In National Mall Ahead Of Biden Inauguration

Joe Raedle via Getty ImagesThe "Field of Flags" will take the place of tens of thousands of American people at President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.The inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, which will take place amid a devastating pandemic and war zone-like security…

/ January 19, 2021

Feeling Betrayed, Far-Right Extremists Have A New Message For Trump: ‘Get Out Of Our Way’

ILLUSTRATION: REBECCA ZISSER/HUFFPOSTFor months, President Donald Trump’s message to his supporters was clear:The election was being stolen from him, and they needed to fight to take it back.So on January 6, during a Trump-promoted rally to “Stop the Steal,” thousands…

/ January 17, 2021

Republicans ‘in part responsible’ for riot | Interview with Lincoln Project Co-Founder Rick Wilson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9VHbDjXVXOcUnprecedented - and deadly - scenes at the Capitol in Washington DC - where supporters of President Trump stormed the building in a bid to overturn the election results. One woman was shot and later died of her injuries, as…

/ January 9, 2021

‘The Police Didn’t Know What Was Going to Happen’: 5 Photographers on What It Was Like to Document the Storming of the US Capitol

What has historically been the routine task of ratifying the results of the US presidential election devolved into unprecedented chaos on Wednesday as insurrectionists stormed the Capitol, overrunning law enforcement and vandalizing the building in a brazen attempt to interrupt…

/ January 8, 2021

U.S. Capitol locked down as “March for Trump” mob breach building

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) declared that "help is needed" in a live phone interview with CBS News, in response to a mob breaching the U.S. Capitol and Senate chambers following a "March for Trump" demonstration against certifying Electoral…

/ January 6, 2021

‘They Were Watching Us, Not Watching Our Backs’

Edgar Su / ReutersFlowers and cards are seen at the memorial site outside Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand on March 19, 2019. Earlier this week, the government of New Zealand released a comprehensive report on the 2019 Christchurch massacre,…

/ December 10, 2020

Port Arthur Massacre Survivor Outraged Over Stan’s ‘Nitram’ Martin Byrant Film

News of an Australian film being made about the events leading up to the 1996 Port Arthur massacre has sparked a wave of backlash amongst victims and others in the community. Writer Justin Woolley, who was 12 when he and his…

/ December 1, 2020

Republican convention live: Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump speeches – NEWS.com.au

This is it. After two weeks of listening to politicians from both sides make their case, we have reached the final day of the convention, and its importance is hard to overstate. Obviously, the main event is President Donald Trump’s…

/ August 27, 2020

America is one of 6 countries that make up more than half of gun deaths worldwide

Out of the world’s 251,000 gun deaths every year, there’s a group of six countries that make up more than half of those deaths — and the United States is in it, according to a new study published in JAMA.…

/ August 29, 2018

Worldwide gun deaths reach 250,000 yearly; US ranks high

Gun deaths worldwide total about 250,000 yearly and the United States is among just six countries that make up half of those fatalities, a study found. The results from one of the most comprehensive analyses of firearm deaths reveal "a…

/ August 29, 2018