Is #NeverTrump the little locomotive that could? Daily Bullshit, June 22, 2016

Donald Trump

It doesn’t appear to me that anything of substance has changed for those seeking to unseat Donald Trump as the Republican Party’s presumptive nominee. The odds against success for this effort remain long.[1]

Niall Stanage, “Delegate uprising threatens Trump,” Hill, June 22, 2016, http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/284370-delegate-uprising-threatens-trump


Brexit

The vote is tomorrow. British time is eight hours ahead of Pacific Time.

Jonathan Hopkin, “Brexit Backlash: The Populist Rage Fueling the Referendum,” Foreign Affairs, June 21, 2016, https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/united-kingdom/2016-06-21/brexit-backlash


Orlando shooting

Apparently the proposed bill is fairly weak; it “would institute no fly, no buy with the ability for someone who’s denied a gun purchase to get a due process hearing before a federal judge within 30 days.”[2] But as far as I know, the Department of Homeland Security is still declining to identify individuals on the no-fly list. With this legislation, all one might have to do is attempt to buy a gun to determine whether they’re on that list.

Alex Gangitano, “House Democrats Stage Chamber Floor Sit-In For Gun Vote,” Congressional Quarterly Roll Call, June 22, 2016, http://www.rollcall.com/news/breaking-house-democrats-stage-chamber-floor-sit


  1. [1]Niall Stanage, “Delegate uprising threatens Trump,” Hill, June 22, 2016, http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/284370-delegate-uprising-threatens-trump
  2. [2]Alex Gangitano, “House Democrats Stage Chamber Floor Sit-In For Gun Vote,” Congressional Quarterly Roll Call, June 22, 2016, http://www.rollcall.com/news/breaking-house-democrats-stage-chamber-floor-sit

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