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Gun rights activists are on a political roll with four recent wins

Second Amendment advocates are on a bit of a political roll recently, with four major victories in just one week. House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled an anti-gun healthcare proposal from consideration; the governor of North Dakota signed a bill letting residents carry a firearm without a permit; New Mexico lawmakers defeated a gun registry bill

Bumps in the Road: Trump vs. Obama

Michelle Malkin, The resignation of national security advisor Michael Flynn has the anti-Trump media declaring the new administration a “mess,” in “turmoil” and thrown into “chaos.” Funny, these same Chicken Littles barely shrugged their shoulders during the turmoil-laden first 100 days of Barack Obama’s first term. Some perspective is in order. Remember the withdrawal of

Trump orders construction of border wall, targets sanctuary cities #BuildTheWall

President Trump signed executive actions Wednesday ordering the construction of a U.S.-Mexico border wall and targeting sanctuary cities, following through on campaign promises that energized his base – and outraged his critics – during the 2016 campaign. The orders cover a range of immigration enforcement measures. The marquee item is a directive to pursue a

Trump to take executive action on border security — including the wall

President Donald Trump will begin rolling out executive actions on immigration Wednesday, beginning with steps to tighten border security — including his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border — and other domestic immigration enforcement measures, according to two administration officials. Later in the week, the president is expected to restrict the flow of refugees to

Navajo Nation vows to fight EPA for toxic mine spill

Navajo Nation officials say they are outraged the Environmental Protection Agency is refusing to pay millions of dollars in claims filed against it following the devastating Colorado Gold Mine spill. The federal agency has accepted responsibility for the August 2015 disaster, which devastated farm and grazing lands in southern Colorado and northwest New Mexico. But

Hispanic affairs adviser to 3 presidents has high hopes for Trump

As Donald Trump’s campaign sought to court minority voters amid accusations from the left that his base lacked diversity, little did he know one of the earliest minority trailblazers in the White House was firmly in his corner.  Decades removed from West Wing meetings, private jets and consultations with Latin American politicians, Fernando De Baca,

New Mexico nuke storage plant cleared to reopen 3 years after accident

Doug G. Ware, A nuclear waste storage facility in New Mexico will resume some operations as early as next month — nearly three years after it closed following an accident that contaminated the facility with radiation, officials said Friday. The U.S. Department of Energy said Friday the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in southeast New Mexico

Beheaded, Castrated Man Found Outside Walmart Store

Ildefonso Ortiz, Authorities continue to look into the beheading and castration of an Oklahoma man whose body was discovered behind a Walmart in New Mexico. The body was discovered over the weekend behind a supermarket in Albuquerque, New Mexico, a prepared statement from the local police department revealed. Since the murder, authorities have been able