Eric Holder held in contempt of Congress
The contempt citation, which passed by a vote of 23 to 17, will now continue on to the House of Representatives for an official vote.
Eric Holder faces House committee vote this week on contempt charges
The contempt of Congress vote comes nine months after documents were subpoenaed by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and after nine different hearings regarding the Fast and Furious investigation.
Eric Holder called upon to resign in Senate hearing
Sen. John Cornyn joins other lawmakers in demanding the attorney general resign his office, expressing frustration with Holder’s lack of cooperation in the Fast and Furious investigation.
Second Amendment Foundation, Calguns Foundation Target San Francisco Bay Area Gun Confiscations
Last month, the Second Amendment Foundation filed a suit in federal court against the police departments of San Francisco and Oakland. The suit was over the police departments’ refusal to return firearms confiscated from individuals during the course of investigations | Read More »
Top Ten: Modern combat rifles
1) Gewehr 98 7.92x57mm Mauser Length: 49.2in Weight: 9.0lb Barrel length: 29.1in Muzzle velocity: 2,881 ft/s (878 m/sec) The Gewehr 98 was one of the most widely adopted and successful bolt-action rifles ever made. Its production was short (1898-1918), but | Read More »
We shall fight on the beaches
Today in History: the Miracle of Dunkirk On June 4, 1940 Winston Churchill gave one of his most iconic speeches to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was in this speech that Churchill famously | Read More »