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This Would Make A Nice Bumper Sticker

Krugman - Ouch!

Two Investigations

This Is The Reason I Limit My Cable News Viewing

Uh Oh!


Some Signs Are So Helpful...

50th Anniversary Of The Weight

Next to the Staples Family with the Band on 'The Last Waltz', this is my new favorite version.

Dick's CEO says company destroyed $5M worth of assault rifles


The CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods says that after the company made the decision to no longer sell assault-style rifles, more than $5 million worth of the weapons were destroyed.

In an interview with CBS News that aired Sunday, Ed Stack said following the decision last year to stop offering assault-style rifles, the question of what to with the remaining inventory lingered.

"I said, 'You know what? If we really think these things should be off the street, we need to destroy them,'" Stack said, adding that the company turned $5 million worth of the weapons into scrap metal.

Dick’s made the decision to stop carrying the rifles following the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., which left 17 dead and reignited the national conversation surrounding gun control.

"We found out that we sold this kid a shotgun," Stack said. "That's when I said, 'We're done.'"

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Another Pretty Song From My Favorite Band

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