Month: September 2020

Donald Trump this morning retweeted some 16 pro-gun messages, following alarm over his remarks about handing over power if he loses November’s election. Concerns have been growing over after the President on Wednesday refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power after November’s election – adding “we’ll have to see.” Mr Trump has repeatedly
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The author packs out a nice 5×5 bull, taken in a remote public-land drainage. (miles fedinec/) For a fee, Travis Reed and Miles Fedinec of Western Sky Outfitters will treat you to a week of misery in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains. There are no showers and only restless tent sleep. You’ll burn so many calories
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Beto O’Rourke, ex-congressman and former Senate and presidential hopeful, is like the internet’s hot middle school social studies teacher. He’s tall and handsome and has salt and pepper hair. He’s also a little bit lanky and nerdy, but, like, in a hot way. Then there’s the skateboard he always has nearby and ,oh my God,
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Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City On September 24, Gay City News hosts its 2020 Virtual Impact Awards, and the newspaper congratulates all of the evening’s honorees, and thanks everyone joining us for the virtual gala to show their support and appreciation for
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The mainstream media is “fueling the flames” of potential post-Election Day rioting by left-wing activists while ignoring underhanded and ethically questionable tactics by Democrats in order to entrap President Trump in a situation where he is seen as a “dictator,” syndicated radio host Mark Levin argued Thursday. “Who is it that’s changing election laws in the battleground
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The Pebble Mine project could destroy the Bristol Bay ecosystem forever. (VasikO via depositphotos.com/) Pebble Mine executives have finally admitted the obvious: that once they start digging their copper-and-gold mine, set in the headwaters of Alaska’s famed Bristol Bay, home to the world’s largest red salmon run, they have no intention to stop—at least not
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The politics of hiding The air quality in Longmont is poor primarily due to fracking. The American Lung Association has given the area an “F” rating. Harmful chemicals produced by fracking, such as benzene, toluene, carbon dioxide and ethane often spike late at night, when the oil companies are flaring, but these chemicals have also
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You don’t always have to trek into the backcountry to score on a trophy bull. (Lon Lauber/) For many elk hunters, September means spiking out in the high country with some pack horses and a wall tent. For all the backcountry’s glory, it suffers from a problem: It’s a hell of a tough place to
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Comp-Tac recently released five new holster fits for Gen 5 Glock G27, G23 and G22 pistols. The Comp-tac Infidel Max, Infidel Ultra Max, Warrior, International and Blue Duty Holster Series now provide fits for the new .40-caliber variants. Comp-Tac Glock Gen 5 Holsters Additionally, Comp-Tac plans to expand every holster to accommodate wider bodies found
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——————————————————————————————- “Either this nation shall kill racism, or racism shall kill this nation.” (S. Jonas, August, 2018) —————————————————————————————— As the Trumpublicans© bull their way to an extra Supreme Court Seat*, you are going to hear a lot about “Original Intent.” “We want to make sure that the majority of Justices on
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ANALYSIS/OPINION: For years, progressive politicians and groups have tried to prove the more effective conservative groups are just fronts for monied interests and corporate America. They’ve alleged time and again, without proof that the National Rifle Association the nation’s largest mass membership civil rights group is merely a tool of the firearms industry. Or that
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An early-season buck grunts to make contact with a nearby deer. (John Hafner Photography/) The vast majority of deer hunters are call-shy. In forty years of hunting with and talking to fellow hunters, I’m continually surprised at how few of them call to whitetails half as much as they should. And almost no one talks
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Thanks to your phone calls and emails in opposition to Ordinance O-19-82 (mandating locked storage requirements for any firearms outside your immediate possession or control) and Ordinance O-19-83 (banning firearms at any building owned or leased by the city for conducting business with the public), the Albuquerque City Council defeated both measures on a 6-3 vote Monday night.  During debate
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The Wasp Havalon HV 125 was the author’s favorite fixed-​blade of the test. (Wasp/) Last spring, I spent a week tearing up broadheads. I shot 20 new models through sides of beef ribs to test durability and pene­tration. I further evaluated them for accuracy, sharpness, and consistency. What I learned can help you pick the
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Portland has been designated a “anarchistic jurisdiction”! ARREST THIS LADY!! Ryan J. Lane / Getty Images Here’s your daily roundup of all the latest local and national news. (Like our coverage? Please consider making a recurring contribution to the Mercury to keep it comin’!) • Lots of progress has been made by Oregon firefighters who
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