SOTR Columns


SOTR Columns
Draining the Swamp by Ben Garrison

Draining The Swamp Does Not Include Energy Subsidies

By Stacy Washington at The Daily Caller May 20, 18 As a matter of policy, President Barack Obama set the destruction of the coal industry in his sights and was unfortunately efficient in executing his mission. In response, the Trump administration executed a directional shift towards supporting clean coal, acknowledging that over 80 percent of […]
2nd Amendment

Why raising the age to buy guns is a dangerous ...

By Stacy Washington for The Washington Times Tuesday, March 20, 2018 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Politically correct retailers are traveling down a road of discrimination by setting their own arbitrary age limits for purchasing guns. Since the horrible shooting last month in Parkland, Florida, age restrictions for purchasing the boogeyman of choice — the dreaded AR-15 — have […]
2nd Amendment

Choosing Freedom, Not Fear

by Stacy Washington on Americas 1st Freedom – Thursday, November 2, 2017 Black women in Chicago are getting firearms training and concealed-carry licenses to defend themselves in a city plagued with violence. This feature appears in the November ’17 issue of NRA America’s 1st Freedom, one of the official journals of the National Rifle Association.   Great news […]
2nd Amendment

Ignorant Hate At Iowa State

by Stacy Washington NRA America’s 1st Freedom on  Thursday, October 26, 2017 Surprise, surprise: Some students at Iowa State University are clamoring for the death of President Donald Trump. The rowdy youth, who call themselves the Young Democratic Socialists of America, used Twitter to broadcast their message of hate and violence. Their missive—“COMRADES: stay away […]
2nd Amendment

Solving Baltimore’s Murder Problem

by Stacy Washington published Monday, August 14, 2017 at NRA America’s 1st Freedom Baltimore residents recently made an honorable attempt at getting the city’s murder problem under control—a “Murder Free Weekend” sponsored by activists who want to see fewer people killed every day on the streets of what was once a safe and vibrant place […]