Mike Thompson

Luther Strange Finance Chair Tied to Alabama Bribery Case

Alabama Senator Luther Strange’s campaign finance chair, Thompson Tractor CEO Mike Thompson, is listed on federal tax documents as an officer of the nonprofit Alliance for Jobs, which federal prosecutors say was used to bribe former Alabama state Representative Oliver Robinson, who pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges this month, AL.com’s Kyle Whitmire and John Archibald report.


Paul Ryan Says No To Gun Control Vote As Democrats Renew Tantrum

But Politico reports that Paul Ryan is standing his ground, for now. And that he met with Representatives John Lewis (D-GA-5) and John Larson (D-CT-1)–two leaders behind last month’s gun control sit-in–in hopes of talking them into forgoing more disruptions of House business.

Paul Ryan on June 9, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

Four Most Infamous Gun Grabbers

Gun grabbers are ubiquitous in the current 21st century Democratic Party and, with effort, one or two gun grabbers can be found in the Republican Party as well.

More than 250 illegal firearms were seized last week in New York. PHOTO ERIC THAYER, REUTE

Funny or Die PSA: Comedians Try to Act Gangsta, Mock Pro-Gun States

A March 12, a Funny or Die public service announcement for the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence features an actor and actress trying to act gangsta with bb guns, waving them around and discussing states in which criminals who “wear leather jackets and scream at women” can most easily carry guns.

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