It seems the only two you would guess be against this were. Alito and Thomas.
 June 23, 2016 at 7:45pm
Mad. Get your head out and your “facts” straight
There is no party affiliation for Trump before 1987.
87-99 he was a registered NY Repub. in other words a progressive RINO crony capitalist big government wienie
99-01 he was Reform Party even ran as the 00 nominee for them
01-09 he was his true self. A NY Democrat
09-16 back as a NY RINO crony capitalist big government type except for 5 months in 09 that he switched to just Independent.
So that gives you 19 years as a RINO, 8 as a Dem, and 3.5 as other.
 June 23, 2016 at 7:40pm
I just think that having the Norse god of thunder as President would be cool. He could carry around a big hammer with armor and a cape at state functions, put a BIG A on the side of Air Force 1 and call the Secret Service his Avengers and make them assemble every morning. That would be awesome!!!
 June 23, 2016 at 3:38pm
Nah. They know they can’t get all the weapons turned in or collected. Many families have collections that predate ANY type of ATFEnbackground check or registry. What they are trying to do is the same Obama is doing with the Coal industry- make it too expensive to buy or operate or own. They will not prevent you from buying a gun but they will restrict how many a month or year and same with ammo. It will make it near impossible to go to the range and learn to shot correctly or handle or carry correctly.
Eventually the majority of Americans will just stop because it is too hard or complicated to deal with all the regulations.
Remember that Progressives play the long game. Thy have been workin in this for 100 years. Another 10-20 to get all the guns doesn’t matter to them.
They can still make it a crime to own or use them, even if they don't know you have one. That way if a negro breaks in your house and you defend yourself with deadly force you will go to jail for using a gun.
 June 23, 2016 at 1:25pm
Elroy r u just stoopid or blatantly lying? The terrorists r criminals and don’t care about your “no fly” lists or “suspected terrorist” lists and even if they r on them, they don’t care. They r going to kill people, which is illegal, so why would they care about breaking the law to get an illegal firearm? You doofus!!
Have you listened to ALL the Dim Dem morons on this issue? Even Obama? They were all forced to admit that ALL these BS bills wouldn’t have saved ONE life at ANY mass murder event in the last 30 years!
Now IF people were able to constitutional carry at ANY time and ANY where, except in private businesses that CHOOSE otherwise or Fed/State government buildings, the EVIDENCE proves that casualties would be less.
There is a private gun club in FL called the Pink Pistols – a GAY gun club that supports concealed carry and supports gays being trained and armed – that saw membership nearly triple from 1500 to over 4000 in days after Orlando. Why?!!! Because if 1 or 2% of those nightclub patrons were armed and trained, the number wounded and dead might be half or less.
 June 23, 2016 at 1:05pm
Hey Paul Ryan might not be the strongest conservative and has some progressive leanings but he right on this one. Props to him for that.
I think that we judge them all too harshly. Ryan has done some “establishment” line towing but he also has taken some stands on constitutional principles as well. He might not be a Gohmert or an Amosh but he is at least to the right of Bohner.
Kinda think Pol Pot was to the right of Bhoennairhead.
Gohmert deserves a medal, his hour long speeches are worth giving a listen to.
The merlot lover’s golfing buddy Don the con pays off dems. Dems love others $$$$.
I suspect you may take a beating from the clueless haters that infest the comments section of The Blaze, but you are right. His efforts haven't gotten much airtime, but Ryan deserves credit for fighting for conservative principles in such a toxic environment where Republicans mercilessly attack other Republicans for not being "conservative" enough.
 June 22, 2016 at 2:02pm
Already reversed on 2nd Amendment and is for some type of “assault weapons” ban- is for taking away 5th Amendment Rights with “no fly” lists stripping Citizens of 2nd A Rights – is for stripping 1st A Rights of reporters and media that disagree with him or he feels are not treating him fairly or express opinions of him he feels aren’t true – favor of eminent domain profit of commercial third parties – says all his policies and promises are merely starting points for negotiations – immigration policy is nothing more than Touch Back Amnesty
Might not be worse than Hillary but he certainly isn’t better. A dictator is a dictator no matter the party. You can be a little dictator. Once the door is opened there is no going back without bloodshed and war.
June 16, 2016 at 6:47pm
Well not destroyed but getting there.
Houston, San Antonio both have Prog Dem mayors and councils that are wrecking my the places with leftist socialist programs.
Austin likes to remind people to “keep Austin weird” and is the state capital and center of the Blue Texas 16 movement ( run by the organization and lady that moved to CO from CA in 2007 to turn CO socialist).
Dallas is a little better but still has an “inner city” feel and mentality. Fort Worth is worse and richer. Most of the north Texas DFW cities are moderate to strong Conservatives but lots of migration of corporations to the area are bringing in NY CA OR and WA people.
Not that that is all bad. My and my brothers family moved here from SoCal BECAUSE of the Texan mindset and we tend to be MORE libertarian and conservative that many home grown Texans I meet in DFW.
 June 15, 2016 at 12:16pm
did you even READ what I wrote? I didn’t say ANYTHING about the stupid lists or even having them. I was talking to Avenger about how he was saying that it was all the FBI and the “broken” way the government investigated this guy.
The No Fly list is not based on a Criminal Investigation or an Indictment or even “credible evidence or suspicion” enough to get a search warrant. And “list” of an American Citizen in good standing that has NO previous criminal violations other than maybe a speeding or parking ticket is AGAINST the 4th, 5th, and 6th Amendments.
Maybe next time READ what was written before you reply.
This wasn’t an FBI failure or the FED being “pro Muslim” or any other stupid thing (other than maybe the government in general is incompetent). Like I said, this was just a WACKO that slipped through the cracks, got some guns LEGALLY, and decided to take out some gays (that he wanted to be but felt conflicted due to his Faith) to prove that he was a great Islamic warrior of some type.
 June 15, 2016 at 11:54am
Try to actually prove your point from your Bernie Sanders position, please? And btw, there can NEVER be a Libertarian Socialist, the two ideas are diametrically opposed to each other. One believe in limited government intrusion into a citizen’s life, following ONLY what the Constitution EXPLICITLY spells out for it to do and the other believes in a strong centralized government that intrudes into EVERY aspect of a citizen’s life, a companies business ventures, and controlling all aspects of production and natural resources.
So you might want to pull your head out first before you answer and try to justify your comments, but I won’t hold my breath waiting for you to do it with any sense or intellectual honesty.
But I can enlighten you as to why you answers are simplistic and misinformed.
1) Guns were free to be carried in all US States and territories openly with the exception of Private places that restricted them or government buildings since the beginning of the Nation up until about the mid 1960′s. (You know, about the time all those Hippy Radicals started rioting and forcing their views on the rest of us).
2) Young boys used to OPEN CARRY long guns around town. Teens had gun racks in their trucks AT SCHOOL and nobody cared. Everybody was FREE to carry and nobody seems scared, again up until the mid 1960′s.
3) The States with the LOWEST crime rates ALL have some for of Law like Salt stated, minus the disbarment item.
Epic Fail for you!
 June 15, 2016 at 11:37am
This guy was investigated for 10 months due to his expression of support for Al Qaeda and saying he had family that were part of them. He was investigated a second time because he had contact with a person that left the US to join ISIS.
Both times the FBI investigated this US Citizen using the same legal process they would use with ANY OF US, and found NO probably cause to continue the investigation.
He was under 24 hour surveillance for 10 months and they found nothing other than he liked to mouth off about how bad the US was and how he loved Islam and vocally supported Islamic extremists and terrorists.
I am sure that there are many Muslims in the US that act and behave the same way. I deal with some of their children on a daily basis as they spout off about how Israel stole their lands, Jews are somehow inferior or dirty, and how the US is to blame for the ME situation.
There are also many WASPs in the US that act and behave the same way. They speak out about how the US is dirty because of the Jews and minorities, blame the US government for all their personal troubles, and have children that mouth off in school and elsewhere with the CRAP their parents taught them. And they are investigated as well and when nothing is found, the FBI moves on without putting them on some Nazi-like LIST to be rounded up, harassed, and denied their Rights as US CITIZENS.
This is just what it is, a WACKO that feel through the cracks!
 June 15, 2016 at 11:25am
Hey..COME ON GUYS…this is the “Art of the Deal” creator! This is the “best businessman, the smartest businessman, the greatest businessman” in the history of businessmen. He has told us that he is Pro 2A and loves guns, has the best guns, even has a CHL in NYC which is like an ACT OF GOD thing so he has to be special and perfect, right?? He has told us that “everyone has to be a little Establishment” to get things done. He has told us that he will “work with Pelosi, Reid, and Schumer” to make great DEALS for the American People.
So don’t be afraid…don’t be scared…he is Pro 2A and would never go against the People that back him right?? He just wants to get the “deal” done. He told us that all of his statements and policies on his website are simply his STARTING positions for any future negotiations on the topics and that OF COURSE everything could change because you HAVE to compromise when you make DEALS!!
Like guns…come on…do you REALLY need a 30 rd mag? Isn’t 10 enough for hunting? And does the gun REALLY need to be semi auto instead of a bolt action or lever action or a revolver? And those BIG SCARY black rifles, can’t they be nice happy colors like blue or yellow or pink? (oh wait, yeah we already do that, nevermind). But can’t we have “better bullets” and “trigger controls” and some way to LOCK the gun to the owner like a Biotrigger or biogrip? Come on guys! You GOT TO MAKE THE DEAL to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!!
 June 15, 2016 at 11:10am
Fact – many nations and even the heads of the Church itself have used their Faith as a weapon to control, collect power to themselves, get wealth, and even wage wars. They PERVERTED the teachings of Christ and even of the OT to do so.
Fact – the claims of Christianity – other than the Nature of the Trinity and Divinity of Christ – are the BASIS for ALL Western Civilization and Culture and Values that you now hold to as TRUTH. Saying that the claims of Christianity are not “factually true” means that everything you believe in is based on nothing other than your own thoughts, your upbringing, and the culture you surround yourself with.
Fact – Christianity claims that ALL people are EQUAL in the eyes of GOD and should be treated as Children of GOD, none superior to another, Gentile or Jew, Believe or None, Sinner or Saint. Is that factually true?? It is if you believe in the Judeo-Christian GOD but even intellectually honest Atheists believe that we are all EQUALLY created.
Fact – Christianity over the centuries has helped ten’s of millions of more people that it has harmed and specifically the Catholic Church has spent TRILLIONS over its existence to FEED, CLOTHE, HOUSE, HEAL, and MINISTER to the LOWEST people on the face of the Earth. True Christianity seeks to RAISE UP on an Individual Basis and bring people closer to GOD through Christ-like SERVICE to those around us, a Light to the World as an Individual Believer.
 June 15, 2016 at 10:55am
Long before there were Islamic extremist FANATICS that believed if they martyred themselves in killing the “unbelievers” they would go to Heaven with virgins forever, long before there were wars over who owned the “Holy Sites” or had right to Jerusalem, long before Hitler or Mao or Pol Pot or Lenin or Stalin or any African warlord or Spanish conquistador “civilizing and converting” the Natives, there were martyrs of the Christian Faith and there were NO RIOTS, NO PROTESTS, NO JIHAD or INTAFADAHS on their behalf.
You want FACTS?? You want TRUTH?? Fine!
Fact – Jesus was executed because he was causing political strife for the Sanhedrin in Jerusalem. Pilot and Herod found him guilty of NOTHING. His crucifixion was simply the easiest way to “maintain order” for Pilot, who HATED being in Judea and wanted to go back to Rome.
Fact – Jesus not only claimed to be the Son of GOD but in NON BIBLICAL sources there are accounts of his healings and miracles. His claim either makes him a mentally ill psychopath, a charlatan and outright liar, or WHO HE SAID HE WAS. And to be perfectly honest and open, OTHER Jewish Prophets (there are NO accounts of Mohammad doing ANYTHING even close) in the OT ALSO were able to heal and do miracles and even RAISE the dead.
Fact – since his death, 1000′s of his followers have been KILLED because of him and NONE of them tried to fight back VIOLENTLY. Many performed miracles and were accused of being demonic actually.
 June 15, 2016 at 10:31am
There are several places that you can find clarification if you are too legalistic in your readings of the Bible…Jesus spoke about being legalistic when he condemned the Pharisees for their apparent “holiness” and “piety” in obedience to the Law but in their failure to understand the “meaning” of the words given to them from GOD. “Love your neighbor as thyself”, “It is not what a man puts in his mouth that makes him unclean but what comes out of it,” “Let he that is without sin cast the first stone.” These are all examples of Jesus TRYING to educate people that their legalistic view of the WORDS in the Torah – the Law – were NOT the meaning given to them from GOD and that the centuries of time between the writing and the “current practice and understanding” had perverted the ACTUAL meaning.
We do this even today as we look at the Constitution. The courts, Congress, and even the Presidents PERVERT the meaning and the Original Intent because they pay more attention to “legal precedent” – modern day Pharisees being legalistic – and “established case law” instead of the ACTUAL meaning of the words written in the Constitution.
Here are some links – even though I don’t agree 100% with all of them.
Hope that helps ALL “confused” Christians on here.
 June 14, 2016 at 12:16pm
Bill has ALWAYS claimed to be a Populist. Why do you think he backs Trump so HARD!! They are BOTH born and raised in the northeast…BOTH support NY Liberal Progressive values…BOTH think that whatever the “people” feel like at the moment SHOULD be forced into Law by Congress or by EO from the President or if necessary Judicial Activism by the Courts…
Bill for his entire media career has identified as Populist NOT a Rep or Dem. If you don’t think that Trump will respond the SAME way, you are delusional.
Trump or Hillary…doesn’t matter…they BOTH will restrict which guns can and can not by sold, owned, and used by the American People because they BOTH believe THEY are SMARTER, BETTER, and ENTITLED to RULING over you…
 June 10, 2016 at 11:09am
Heiden and Sapper
You are both right to some degree.
If Hillary gets on the ticket, she will probably usher in a take over of the House and Senate as well. There will be reports of massive voter fraud which the DoJ will do nothing about. By Jan the riots will be so bad that “special powers” will be granted Clinton to “handle” the issue and then martial law and gun seizures will follow. She will issue in a Roman style Caesar government with a powerless Senate (Congress) that rubber stamps her policies and a Court system that follows suit. We will then basically be in the end of the Roman Empire times and the USA will turn into a Soviet/Chinese style National Statist quasi democratic ( to keep people deluded that they matter) nation.
If Trump managed to win, he will probably lose at least one part of Congress and he will “make deals” to get his wall and a few tokens for the masses and appoint “moderate” judges. If you look into his “list” of possibles, only 3 of 11 are Strict Constructionist but 6 of 11 are Bush Progressives. Guess who he appoints first??
Massive riots will also follow Trump by Jan but he will not have Congress on his side, his most hardened supporters will be his Army of thugs to put order right. Trump will encourage them and Rome will Burn!!! He will PRAISE them, pardon them, and then his National Socialist Populist nature will come out in FORCE, side step Congress, and Dictatorship will follow.
 June 10, 2016 at 10:38am
Phantom is correct. Is not the purpose of prison to do your time and come out and “sin no more”. Shouldn’t we accept former inmates back into society fully until they prove they are not compatible with it or “sin” again?
Granted if a school wishes to ask questions about being a pedophole or child abuser or abuse convictions, FINE! That is relevant to their job of providing a safe learning environment.
If a bank wishes to ask about fraud or embezzlement or counterfeiting or robbery, FINE.
If a retail site wishes to ask about theft or robbery. GOOD.
The company SHOULD tailor the application questions to their business. There is no need for a blanket question about any criminal behavior out side of traffic violations unless you are a transportation company and then traffic violations are important.
We used to put people in the stocks for a set amount of time and then let them out and move on. What is with this “you sinned and are now shunned for eternity” attitude? That isn’t Christian or Christ like at all. Punish – Serve – Forgive – Move on. Notice not Forget! But also don’t forever hold them back because of it.
VRW : Your distinctions sound wise but my guess is that all of this Democrat ' justice-involved ' vocabulary transformation will just result in employers being more liable for law suits because these questions will ultimately be labelled, in the Far Left judicial system , as not ' socially just ! ' When you give the secular / atheist Far Left ( those notorious Alsinky-trained legalese hijackers of Christianity ) , a moral inch, they will take a Big Brother mile !
 June 10, 2016 at 10:10am
That is probably Nancy Pelosi or Diane Feinsteins. They both are allowed permits and their personal security, not secret service detail, all carry as well but they are probably from a non CA private security company so they don’t count right?
Oh and don’t forget all of those misguided and misunderstood youths across the bay in Oakland that carry openly and without permits for their own safety you know. All that violence caused by those mean racist white cops coming into their neighborhoods just to shot them you know!
But then again it is San Fran. With all the homeless in golden gate park, all the militant anti hetero gay limp wrists in downtown and Knob Hill, and all the triads on Chinatown, who really needs a gun for protection? Just stick to your own neighborhood boundaries and obey your overload errr mayor and government officials and you will be safe.
 June 9, 2016 at 7:39pm
The real headline should read “19% want NEITHER in Presidential Race” then lead with the % that are holding their noses for Hillary and trump and then talk about their UUGGGEEEE unfavorable numbers
And when Johnson is added he only gets 12% but there is still 13% voting for none of those 3. So that means Johnson only gets 6% of the Other vote.
If we do Bernie and Trump the gap is over 10% but still only 87% total, which means the 6% Other that Johnson got were “free drugs and gay equality” types.
That still leaves those 13% of the Other vote that are for NONE of the Above. They must all secretly be Hillary voters or that is at least what all the Trumpites on here say about ANY vote not for Trump. Seems that they are actually voted for NONe of the Above actually which is not a vote for Hillary or Bernie or Trump but for principles and values and ethics. You know
that stuff we are SUPPOSED to care about.
Either way America gets the TURD at the bottom of the toilet that refused to get flushed and from our manners and actions over the last 12 years, that is what we deserve.