A former aide to Senator Magnuson told me the reasons he thought Magnuson’s legislation passed so easily. First, Magnuson had been Chair of the powerful Senate Committee on Commerce for 25 years and his pet projects were given special consideration. But it was the image Magnuson created that sold the program: a mythical, pristine Puget Sound destroyed by a spill from a super tanker.
Watching the show, it’s hard to tell whether Becca’s and Garrett’sviews and values really area mismatch; “The Bachelorette” isn’t known for airing deep political discussions among its contestants. And on Monday night’s episode, Becca and Garrett had whatlooked like a fantastic one on one date in Park City, Utah. She mentions being “so drawn to his energy”; she likes his goofiness and saysthat he reminds her of her father, who passed away when Becca was a teenager.
I grew up with a dad who made jokes about greeting my dates with a shot gun. He never did it, though. I mostly understood him to be joking when he made remarks like that there were a lot of similar threatening “jokes” but there was always a part of me that was a little worried he do them..
The Second Amendment, I guess, our forefathers wanted us to have AK 47s is the argument, I assume. Orlando, Newtown, Aurora, San Bernardino, every one of these shootings the murderer used automatic or semiautomatic rifles, which are not weapons you use for self defense. They’re weapons designed to kill large numbers of people in the shortest possible amount of time.
Tomorrow’s elections in three German states are being watched as an indicator of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s popularity. Her decision last year to welcome hundreds of thousands of refugees could lead to a voter backlash in this weekend’s voter. And it could benefit an anti immigrant political party that’s been gaining support.
There was a new savviness to the way American forces were operating. Baker Company’s most effective tactic didn’t involve firepower but instead walking and talking. Its soldiers conducted a thorough census that mapped the 3,500 households in its area of operations, photographing all male inhabitants and collecting their grievances.
In the ongoing investigation into the Brussels terrorist attacks, most of the attention is on one neighborhood called Molenbeek. Many of the terrorists responsible for both the attacks in Brussels, and in Paris last November, lived in Molenbeek. Is Minneapolis, Minn., home to the largest Somali community in the country.