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Join us for Gun Owners Lobby Day on Thursday, January 24th 2019 in Saint Paul, MN

Minnesota Gun Owners Lobby Day (MNGOLD) Minnesota, USA – -( We're being challenged in this legislative session like we haven't been in years in Minnesota. Unlike the last several sessions, we now have a strong anti-gun majority in the Minnesota House – and only a single vote keeps a mostly anti-gun faction from taking control in the Senate. On top of that, Governor Tim Walz campaigned on a strong platform of gun control and has promised to take immediate action upon assuming off...
Tags: Minnesota, Guns, Senate, Michael Bloomberg, Irs, PAUL, House DFL, State Capitol, Bryan Strawser, Minnesota House, Walz, Tim Walz, Gun Rights News, Gun Activists, Minnesota Gun Owners Caucus, Gun Lobby

What Has & Does The NRA Do Anyway?

Opinion What Has & Does The NRA Do Anyway? USA – -( If you are a regular reader of AmmoLand News you’ve seen that the flood of the anti-NRA forces are out in full force, one of the activists even said they hoped that Cuomo was successful in destroying the NRA!? So this leads many members to a question… What does the NRA do? What has the NRA done, that no one else could do to keep your rights safe. Without the NRA Hillary Would Be President. The NRA spent an estimated $100 mill...
Tags: Usa, New York, Guns, US, United States, US Postal Service, Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg, Cuomo, Nra, U S Supreme Court, National Rifle Association, Al Gore, GWB, BATF, Los Padres

To Bloomberg: White House & Constitution Aren’t For Sale

To Bloomberg: White House & Constitution Aren’t For Sale BELLEVUE, WA – -( The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today reacted to the announcement from anti-gun billionaire Michael Bloomberg that he would finance his own presidential campaign if he decides to run by advising the former New York mayor that “the White House and our Constitutional Rights are not for sale.” “Michael Bloomberg has been bankrolling extremist gun prohibition efforts for years, beca...
Tags: New York, Guns, White House, America, Bloomberg, United States, The White House, Michael Bloomberg, Gottlieb, Alan Gottlieb, Gun Rights News, Citizens Committee, CCRKBA, Mayor Bloomberg

Why Strategy & Tactics Matter in Defending the Second Amendment

Lyndon Baines Johnson signing the Gun Control Act of 1968 into law – but he wanted it to include a licensing and registration scheme. (White House photo) United States of America – -( Okay, folks, now we get to the next step after we have determined just what our present situation is. Our objective is simple: Securing our Second Amendment rights and a legacy of freedom for future generations. There is just one problem: Michael Bloomberg isn’t going to give up his dreams of disar...
Tags: England, Guns, Australia, Senate, White House, America, Reagan, Bloomberg, Democrats, Tennessee, House, Bill Clinton, Gun Control, Andrew Cuomo, Dianne Feinstein, Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg believes he can be elected president despite age

TORONTO (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says if he decides to run for president he can still win despite being older. The 76-year-old billionaire said Tuesday there is a thought in America that if you are over 50, white and male you are never going to get elected, but he disagrees. […]
Tags: News, New York City, Toronto, America, Bloomberg, Ap, Nation, Michael Bloomberg, Nation & World

Brace Yourself: Waves Of 2020 Announcements Expected Soon

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After months of speculation and secrecy, the 2020 presidential primary season is about to explode. With several Democrats already in the race, a half dozen more are locking down final travel, staffing and strategy to launch White House bids in the coming weeks. While plans may change, the announcements are expected to come in waves, the first featuring a group of ambitious Senate Democrats including New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, California Sen. Kamala Harris and Ne...
Tags: New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Obama, California, Washington, Senate, White House, New York City, Los Angeles, Joe Biden, Ap, Cnn, Hillary Clinton, New Hampshire

Interview: Allen West, 2019 NRA Board of Directors Candidate

Allen West is running for reelection to the 2019 NRA board of Directors. USA – -( AmmoLand News had a chance to catch up with our friend Allen West to talk about his run for reelection to the NRA board of directors in 2019 and about the organization itself as well as the current political outlook for gun owners in the face of a hostile Congress. Fredy Riehl: Hello Allen, thank you for taking the time to talk with AmmoLand News I know you have a busy schedule. Can you start by l...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, Guns, Congress, Colorado, California, US, America, Tennessee, New Jersey, Army, States, Vietnam, Andrew Cuomo, US Army

Mike Bloomberg would self-fund potential 2020 campaign, setting up clash with other Democrats

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg would self-fund his potential 2020 campaign, he told reporters on Friday, setting up a possible clash between the Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat and the left of the Democratic Party.
Tags: New York, Cnn, Michael Bloomberg, Mike Bloomberg

Did You Accidentally Help Bloomberg Today?

Did You Accidentally Help Bloomberg Today? United States – -( Let’s be honest: Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is one of the most dangerous threats to our Second Amendment rights. He has a lot of money, and he uses it to push an anti-Second Amendment agenda through. He gets a lot of help from Hollywood and a large chunk of the media. It’s a very formidable alliance. Sadly, he also gets help from some Second Amendment supporters. Now, I don’t think any Second Amendme...
Tags: Hollywood, Maryland, Guns, New York City, Reagan, Bloomberg, Fbi, United States, Gun Control, Andrew Cuomo, Michael Bloomberg, Newtown, Nra, Columbine, Harold, Broward County

The Left’s Strategy to Disarm America

Opinion by Allen West My right inner forearm has a simple tattoo with the words “Molon Labe.” My message to the progressive socialist left, “Come, Take,” because I will not surrender to you. USA – -( If you cherish your individual freedom and liberty, please read this entire missive, and share its warning. This last week was the National Rifle Association (NRA) winter board meeting. As you should know by now, reading these pages, the NRA is the nation’s oldest civil rights orga...
Tags: Florida, New York, Guns, Congress, US, America, Washington Dc, Liberty, House, House Of Representatives, Arizona, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Andrew Cuomo, Michael Bloomberg, Cruz

Michael Bloomberg: Government shutdown a failure of 'presidential leadership'

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who is weighing a 2020 presidential bid, blamed President Donald Trump on Friday for the government shutdown, calling it a failure of "presidential leadership."
Tags: New York City, Cnn, Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg says he’d self-fund possible 2020 White House bid

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says that, if he runs for president in 2020, he’ll pay for it himself. He’s also offering a broader defense of candidates who use personal riches to bankroll campaigns. Another top contender, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, has decried the presidency becoming “one more plaything that […]
Tags: New York, News, White House, Bloomberg, Ap, Nation, Michael Bloomberg, Austin Texas, Massachusetts Sen Elizabeth Warren

Oil and gas giants Chevron and Occidental are backing tech to combat carbon emissions

Carbon Engineering, a Canadian company developing technology to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and process it for use in enhanced oil recovery or in the creation of new synthetic fuels, has locked in financing from two big industry backers — Chevron and Occidental Petroleum — to bring its products to market. The undisclosed amount of capital Carbon Engineering raised from the investment arms of two of the world’s largest oil and gas companies — Oxy Low Carbon Ventures and Chevron Tech...
Tags: Energy, TC, Microsoft, Climate Change, California, Tech, Renewable Energy, Chemistry, Nature, Bill Gates, Oil And Gas, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Chemicals, Energy Storage, Michael Bloomberg

Wealthy Environmentalist Tom Steyer To Make Big ‘Announcement’ In Iowa

Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer will make a big “announcement” about his political future in Iowa on Wednesday, his team announced Tuesday, a potential tease that the liberal activist will announce his decision on a presidential run. Steyer “will make an announcement concerning his political plans for 2019 and beyond” at a previously scheduled event in Des Moines, his organization said in a press release. The deep-pocketed Steyer has been growing more and more involved in Democratic po...
Tags: News, New York City, Iowa, Dc, Michael Bloomberg, Trump, Democratic, Tom Steyer, Steyer, Des Moines, Cameron Joseph

Amulet promotes one to partner and another to principal

Greenwich, Connecticut-based Amulet Capital Partners LP, a healthcare-focused middle-market private equity firm, has promoted Nick Amigone to partner and Gabriel Luft to principal. Both Amigone and Luft joined the firm in 2015. PRESS RELEASE GREENWICH, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Amulet Capital Partners, LP (“Amulet”), a middle-market private equity investment firm focused exclusively on the healthcare sector, today announced the promotions of Nick Amigone to Partner and Gabriel Luft to Principal. Ram...
Tags: Trends, People, Healthcare, Michael Bloomberg, NICK, Wharton School, Luft, Gabe, Amulet, Robert W Baird Co, Greenwich Connecticut, Willett, Goldman Sachs Co, Greenwich CT, UAM, Palladium Equity Partners

'This isn't a done deal': New York City Council speaker Corey Johnson lays out his plan to avoid being 'played' by Amazon

Amazon has chosen a site in Long Island City, Queens, for half of its HQ2 project. The decision, announced in November, immediately became controversial among some New York politicians. In December, the New York City Council held a contentious hearing with Amazon, where members asked, among other things, why it was left out of discussions.  In an interview with Business Insider, the council's speaker, Corey Johnson, laid out his plan to stop Amazon from coming to town — or to at least work wit...
Tags: Amazon, New York, NYC, New York City, Trends, New York Times, Manhattan, City Council, Johnson, Andrew Cuomo, Michael Bloomberg, Pittsburgh, West Side, Scranton, New York City Council, Crystal City

These are the 50 richest people in the world right now

We put together a list of the world's richest people of 2019, using up-to-minute data from Bloomberg. The majority of the billionaires on the list are self-made billionaires who built business empires in tech, finance, fashion, and sports. A few of the billionaires inherited stakes in their family's companies. There's rich. And then there's world's richest people rich. To make it into the latter group, you now need a net worth of at least $17 billion. Using the calculations from the Bloomberg...
Tags: Apple, Usa, New York, California, Washington, India, US, Trends, Bloomberg, United States, Orange County, Bloomberg LP, Michael Bloomberg, Don, Washington Wizards, Bloomberg News

Eric Garcetti for president? He’d be a long shot — with reasons for hope

He’s a nice guy, a polished campaigner. He’s the mayor of one of the nation’s biggest cities. He’s also from the nation’s biggest state, a state that’s about to play a larger-than-usual role in his party’s presidential nomination process. If Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti enters the Democratic race for president in 2020 – and he’s expected to announce a decision soon — all those factors could help him, or just as easily harm him. That’s the consensus view of 10 political professionals and polit...
Tags: New York, California, Senate, Sacramento, America, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Barack Obama, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Hillary Clinton, Arkansas, Bill Clinton, New Orleans, Nice

Elizabeth Warren is running – here are 10 others who may seek the Democratic nomination

Thrusting young senators, a former vice-president … and Bernie Sanders again? We profile some of the likely 2020 contendersElizabeth Warren had long been expected to announce a run for the Democratic nomination for president, from the progressive wing of the party. On Monday morning, the Massachusetts senator duly made it official. Continue reading...
Tags: Republicans, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, Hillary Clinton, US politics, Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg, Bernie Sanders, Cory Booker, Beto O'Rourke, US elections 2020

New Year’s Resolutions for Second Amendment Supporters ~ VIDEO

Opinion AmmoLand New Years Resolution New York – -( As 2018 fades away and we come to 2019, it is time for us to review the past year, and think about how things went, and what can be done to better protect our Second Amendment rights. Reflection and assessment might sound odd, but it is an essential thing for any endeavor – and protecting our rights is a significant endeavor, indeed. A considerable part of this involves taking an honest and realistic look at the situations Sec...
Tags: Google, New York, Guns, Senate, Virginia, Reagan, Chicago, New Jersey, House Of Representatives, Louisiana, Andrew Cuomo, Baltimore, Michael Bloomberg, Nra, Feinstein, Harold

Bloomberg slams Trump on climate change, which Brown likens to Nazism

Michael Bloomberg and moderator Chuck Todd appear in a pre-taped interview on Meet the Press in Washington on 20 December. Michael Bloomberg slammed Donald Trump’s inaction on climate change on Sunday and said any candidate for president in 2020 – he himself might be one – must have a plan to deal with the problem. Both men appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press.
Tags: Science, Nbc, Washington, Bloomberg, Meet The Press, Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg, Trump, Brown, Chuck Todd

Bloomberg slams Trump over climate change: 'He has no right to his own facts'

Michael Bloomberg and moderator Chuck Todd appear in a pre-taped interview on Meet the Press in Washington on 20 December. Michael Bloomberg slammed Donald Trump’s inaction on climate change on Sunday and said any candidate for president in 2020 – he himself might be one – must have a plan to deal with the problem. “It would be a lot more helpful if we had a climate champion rather than a climate denier in the White House,” the billionaire former New York mayor said on NBC’s Meet the Press.
Tags: New York, Science, Nbc, Washington, White House, Bloomberg, Meet The Press, Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg, Trump, Chuck Todd

Michael Bloomberg: 2020 Candidates ‘Better Darn Well’ Deal With Global Warming

“The presidency is not an entry-level job,” he said. “We have some real problems."
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January 24th - Minnesota Gun Owners Lobby Day

On Thursday, January 24th from 9 am to 3:30pm Minnesota gun owners and supporters of the 2nd Amendment will have the opportunity to make their voices heard. IF YOU CAN ONLY MAKE IT FOR AN HOUR BE THERE BY 10 AM TO STAND BEHIND OUR PEOPLE AT THE PRESS CONFERENCE. The upcoming legislative session in Minnesota will be a challenging one for gun owners. Unlike the last several sessions, we now have a strong anti-gun majority in the Minnes...
Tags: Minnesota, Senate, House, Weapon, Michael Bloomberg, Political News and Discussion, State Capitol, Capitol Building, Minnesota House, State Capitol Building, Walz, Tim Walz, Minnesota State Capitol, Minnesota Permit, Minnesota Gun Owners Caucus, Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Saint Paul

Bradley Tusk on mobile voting, Uber’s IPO race with Lyft and the Dems taking over the House

Hello!  Welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. As you know, typically, a few of us try cramming into the Equity podcast dungeon, including the nimble Alex Wilhelm, the scholarly Danny Crichton and, when we can lasso her, the razor-sharp Kate Clark, plus a guest from the investment world. With everyone logging valuable family time this week and wondering if it’s worth returning that sweater, we decided to do somet...
Tags: Apple, TC, Lyft, Uber, New York, West Virginia, Tech, House, Michael Bloomberg, Tusk, Alex Wilhelm, Danny Crichton, Bradley Tusk, Equity podcast, Kate Clark

Midterms 2018: Get Ready for the Battles to Come

Opinion Midterms 2018: Get Ready for the Battles to Come Fairfax, VA – -( Although election results are still coming in as I write this, the overall picture of the 2018 midterm elections has emerged. Democrats made substantial – though not historic – gains in the U.S. House, retaking a majority and likely handing the speakership to Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). Democrats also picked up a handful of governorships across the map, with statehouses now about evenly divided between red a...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Congress, Finance, Senate, Massachusetts, New York City, America, House, Nancy Pelosi, Michael Bloomberg, Clinton, Trump, Big Apple, Nra, U S Supreme Court

Why the Second Amendment Should Be Promoted In Chicago (or ANY Urban Area)

Opinion While the suburbs could be decisive for the future of the Second Amendment, urban areas may be prime locations for pro-Second Amendment efforts. Chicago – -( When we talk about the future of the Second Amendment, it is correct to note that the suburbs could be decisive. But there is another area which could be ripe for Second Amendment supporters to make gains – and which could help offset any gains made by former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg and other anti-Seco...
Tags: Maryland, Guns, Senate, New York City, Reagan, Bloomberg, Chicago, United States, Philadelphia, Dc, Detroit, Baltimore, Michael Bloomberg, Usc, Richmond, Montgomery County

Michael Bloomberg 'is not going to be intimidated' by Trump, says his ex-deputy

Former New York Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson says, "Mike Bloomberg is not going to be intimidated by Donald Trump."
Tags: New York, Cnn, Michael Bloomberg, Trump, Mike Bloomberg, Howard Wolfson

Gates Among Billionaires Backing Alphabet Energy Spinoff

Malta Inc., the newly independent company, raised $26 million led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures LLC, a fund that counts Bezos, Masayoshi Son and Ray Dalio among its investors. Michael Bloomberg, majority owner of Bloomberg LP, the parent company of Bloomberg News, is also a Breakthrough investor and Gates is chairman.
Tags: Science, Bloomberg LP, Michael Bloomberg, Bloomberg News, Ray Dalio, Malta Inc, Breakthrough Energy Ventures LLC, Bezos Masayoshi Son

Pittsburgh Mayor Declares Intent to Ban Guns in Violation of State Law

Opinion Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto Fairfax, VA – -( Last week, we reported that it was likely that sweeping gun control measures would be proposed in Pittsburgh. Today, December 14, 2018, Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto held a press conference to propose a trio of anti-gun city ordinances that, if enacted, would constitute a direct violation of Pennsylvania’s state firearms preemption law and Pennsylvania Supreme Court precedent.At the event, Peduto was joined by Pennsylvan...
Tags: Guns, America, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, City Council, Michael Bloomberg, Commonwealth, General Assembly, Pittsburgh, Nra, Ortiz, National Rifle Association, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Commonwealth Court, Tom Wolf, O'Connor