Gun shop blocks Mark Kelly’s right to buy AR-15, citing political ‘intent’

Mark Kelly is married to  former AZ Congress woman Gabby Giffords.  He is an accomplished man in his own right and he is a responsible gun owner. Naval career        NASA career The Raw Story The owner of a gun shop in Tucson, Arizona on Monday refused to hand over an AR-15 military-style rifle… More Gun shop blocks Mark Kelly’s right to buy AR-15, citing political ‘intent’

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Opening Statement (C-SPAN)

Gabby Gifford’s compelling statement in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on gun violence, today: Related articles Gabby Giffords: ‘Too many children are dying. We must do something.’ (dailykos.com) Gabrielle Giffords to testify at gun hearing (wjla.com) Gabrielle Giffords vs. Wayne LaPierre at Senate gun violence hearing (dailykos.com) Gabby Giffords’s opening statement (transcript, video) (washingtonpost.com)… More Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Opening Statement (C-SPAN)

Gabrielle Giffords Returns To Congress To Vote On Debt Ceiling Deal (PHOTO)

When I saw Mrs. Giffords on my television screen inside the House chambers, I was delighted!  I’m not sure how many people knew she would be there to vote, but it was a very pleasant surprise to a very unpleasant “compromise” procedure… Huffington Post Seven months after she was shot in the head by a… More Gabrielle Giffords Returns To Congress To Vote On Debt Ceiling Deal (PHOTO)

Gabrielle Giffords’ miraculous recovery: A timeline

The Week The Arizona congresswoman has made incredible progress since being shot in the head on January 8. Here’s a concise look back at how far she’s come In an incident that set off intense national debate, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) was shot in the head by alleged gunman Jared Lee Loughner in Tucson on January… More Gabrielle Giffords’ miraculous recovery: A timeline

Obama Receives Bipartisan Standing Ovation From Congressional Leaders

What a rare and welcomed moment  for me, witnessing congressional guests at a pre-scheduled bi-partisan congressional dinner at the White House, give President Obama a standing ovation when he welcomed them to the White House. Mediaite At a dinner in the East Room of the White House tonight, President Obama broke from his expected remarks (the… More Obama Receives Bipartisan Standing Ovation From Congressional Leaders

What’s Really Going On With Gabby Giffords?

The Daily Beast Three months after the Arizona attack that left Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in a coma, she is walking, talking, and wants to attend her husband’s space shuttle launch. But will she ever fully recover? In this week’s Newsweek, Peter J. Boyer tells the untold story of the congresswoman’s struggle. The scheduled launch this… More What’s Really Going On With Gabby Giffords?

Daniel Hernandez, Gabrielle Giffords’ Intern, Says He’s Talked To Congresswoman

This is excellent news for AZ Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her family… Huffington Post The man who won praise for going to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords aid immediately after she was shot says he has spoken to the injured congresswoman several times on the phone and is amazed by her recovery. Daniel Hernandez tells the Arizona Republic that… More Daniel Hernandez, Gabrielle Giffords’ Intern, Says He’s Talked To Congresswoman

Federal judicial vacancies reaching crisis point

The Washington Post Federal judges have been retiring at a rate of one per week this year, driving up vacancies that have nearly doubled since President Obama took office. The departures are increasing workloads dramatically and delaying trials in some of the nation’s federal courts. The crisis is most acute along the southwestern border, where… More Federal judicial vacancies reaching crisis point

Sarah Palin Standing Tall On ‘Don’t Retreat, Reload,’ Says Aide

Hmmm…”Caribou Barbie” is going to make sure that there will be no “Sarah moratorium” for the month of February, I see… Huffington Post Sarah Palin’s camp is pushing back against recent reports that the former vice-presidential candidate dropped her “don’t retreat, reload” slogan during her keynote speech at a gun-rights convention in Reno, Nev. over… More Sarah Palin Standing Tall On ‘Don’t Retreat, Reload,’ Says Aide

State Of The Union Quotes: Best Lines From Obama’s 2011 Address

  According to Huffpo and myself, these are the lines that stood out in The President’s SOTU address.  There were sixteen all together.  I copied the first six…. Huffington Post ‘Party Or Political Preference’ – “Amid all the noise and passions and rancor of our public debate, Tucson reminded us that no matter who we are or where… More State Of The Union Quotes: Best Lines From Obama’s 2011 Address