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What We’re Reading June 16, 2016

What We're Reading Eagle Rising
Written by Onan Coca

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So without further ado, here’s what we’re reading, Thursday, June 16, 2016.

Whoa. The Orlando shooter, Omar Mateen, was working with undercover FBI agents (whom he believed to be Islamic terrorist handlers) for almost a year before the FBI decided he was “not a threat.”

The New York Times is now outright blaming Republicans for the Orlando terrorist attack.

Bill Ayers is now lecturing America on preventing terrorism.

Mainstream liberals are now calling for the complete repeal of the 2nd Amendment! Sadly, it seems that Donald Trump may be cracking under the pressure. It looks as if he may be willing to accept some liberal demands on curtailing the 2nd Amendment.

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”en”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>I will be meeting with the NRA, who has endorsed me, about not allowing people on the terrorist watch list, or the no fly list, to buy guns.</p>&mdash; Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href=”https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/743078235408195584″>June 15, 2016</a></blockquote>

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And now the NRA has also sold out the 2nd Amendment.

Obamacare premiums just keep RISING.

The Southern Baptist Convention has caused a bit of a stir this week by deciding to repudiate the display of the Confederate Battle Flag. The chief ethicist at the SBC, Russell Moore, argues that the organization is not trying to minimize the concerns of flag supporters but believes that it is more important to remember that Christians are a part of a larger family and that the flag does offend our African-American brothers and sisters. Pastor Doug Wilson finds the SBC’s decision-making process to be flawed and argues that there are far bigger battles to be fought.

John Stossel tells the story of that one time that he had lunch with Hillary Clinton… and boy is it a good one.

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About the author

Onan Coca

Onan is the Editor-in-Chief at Liberty Alliance media group. He's also the managing editor at Eaglerising.com, Constitution.com and the managing partner at iPatriot.com. You can read more of his writing at Eagle Rising.
Onan is a graduate of Liberty University (2003) and earned his M.Ed. at Western Governors University in 2012. Onan lives in Atlanta with his wife and their three wonderful children.

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