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Tuesday roundup

Claudette Colvin: The 15-year-old who came before Rosa Parks

“He wanted me to give up my seat for a white person and I would have done it for an elderly person but this was a young white woman. Three of the students had got up reluctantly and I remained sitting next to the window.”

Facebook stock takes hit on FTC probe and news it records users' call logs

Facebook is a DATA MINING company. EVERYTHING it does is so it can sell your data.

Why Gun Control Is A Very Bad Idea

“Yesterday, the NRA earned tens of thousands of new supporters when a 98 lb weakling who wants to bring back Nazi fashion statements and the Black Power fist took to the stage to read a speech prepared for him by others.”

'I didn’t fight against French Algeria to accept an Algerian France': Bardot slams modern-day France

A legend shows more character than generations of French politicos

Those who forget History: Mao’s Cultural Revolution in the USA.

“Mao called on the nation’s youth to purge the “impure” elements of Chinese society.”

Obama envisions creating 'a million young Barack Obamas' during speech in Japan

Even in retirement, it's all about him

Gun maker Remington files for bankruptcy

“The Journal reported that the gun industry is facing low demand and high stock after Donald Trump's unexpected election to the presidency in 2016. According to the paper, firearms manufacturers boosted output in the run-up to the election, expecting that a Hillary Clinton victory would lead to a boost in sales ahead of tighter gun laws.”

David Hogg's Next Crusade: Opposing Voter Identification Laws

I'm getting annoyed with this kid.

OOPSIE! Seems media may have inflated #MarchForOurLives numbers a TEENSY bit (by over half a MILLION)

Notice how the reported story shifts to "bigger than Trump."

Gun Country

From the New Yorker of all places. This is getting to be a huge issue, possibly more divisive than abortion.

It Begins. Democrat Candidate for Sheriff Suggests Killing People to Take Their Guns

You may not have a choice except to fight for your rights

Weighing the Threats to American Democracy

“In recent years, there has been a tendency among many to present liberal democracy in the United States as being under threat from the actions of the right, yet little or no attention is given to the actions of the regressive left, which has also engaged in behavior hostile to democratic norms such as free speech, due process, and equal rights.”

California county considers fighting state’s ‘sanctuary’ law

Not a monolithic block

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