Item: The Wall Street Journal for October 8 reported that President Obama is likely to scale back his legislative plans next year, citing immigration reform as an example. White House officials have indicated “a willingness to push through piecemeal changes to immigration law, instead of a comprehensive bill that combines border controls and immigration law enforcement with a path to citizenship for many of the 11 million illegal immigrants already in the country.”
On Saturday, October 23, the Nullify Now! Tour, sponsored by the Tenth Amendment Center and WeRefuse.com, made its way to Chattanooga, Tennessee. Saturday’s event featured an array of reputable speakers, including The New American's own Joe Wolverton. The event welcomed such a large group of people that seats needed to be set up in the hallway to accommodate all visitors.
The CNBC “Remington Under Fire” documentary that premiered October 20 misfired in terms of substantiating allegations that the trigger mechanism on Remington's highly popular 700 series is unsafe. Instead, the "10-month investigation" essentially rehashed charges, allegations and complaints stretching back into history for years. The timing for the recycling of unsubtantiated charges was curious, considering the proximity of the program's release to the elections.