Why Hollywood is Reluctant to Stop Using Real Guns as Props

On Thursday afternoon, a cinematographer named Halyna Hutchins was killed on the New Mexico set of a film called Rust when a prop gun loaded with blanks and discharged by the actor Alec Baldwin misfired. On Friday, the Los Angeles Times reported that, just hours before the accident, a number of camera crew workers walked off the set, citing mistreatment and poor working conditions. One person told the Times that the gun had misfired three times in the days before the accident and that there had been a “serious lack of safety meetings.

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Why Hollywood is Reluctant to Stop Using Real Guns as Props

On Thursday afternoon, a cinematographer named Halyna Hutchins was killed on the New Mexico set of a film called Rust when a prop gun loaded with blanks and discharged by the actor Alec Baldwin misfired. On Friday, the Los Angeles Times reported that, just hours before the accident, a number of camera crew workers walked off the set, citing mistreatment and poor working conditions. One person told the Times that the gun had misfired three times in the days before the accident and that there had been a “serious lack of safety meetings.

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It’s the White House siccing the FBI on parents who question CRT nonsense

Attorney General Merrick Garland basically admitted Thursday that the White House contacted the Justice Department about that odious letter from the National School Boards Association begging the feds to use the Patriot Act against “domestic terrorist” parents who raise questions about critical race theory being pushed in their kids’ schools.
This is outrageous, even though Garland fudged on whether it was at the White House’s behest that he issued his remarkable public guidance.

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It’s the White House siccing the FBI on parents who question CRT nonsense

Attorney General Merrick Garland basically admitted Thursday that the White House contacted the Justice Department about that odious letter from the National School Boards Association begging the feds to use the Patriot Act against “domestic terrorist” parents who raise questions about critical race theory being pushed in their kids’ schools.
This is outrageous, even though Garland fudged on whether it was at the White House’s behest that he issued his remarkable public guidance.

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It’s the White House siccing the FBI on parents who question CRT nonsense

Attorney General Merrick Garland basically admitted Thursday that the White House contacted the Justice Department about that odious letter from the National School Boards Association begging the feds to use the Patriot Act against “domestic terrorist” parents who raise questions about critical race theory being pushed in their kids’ schools.
This is outrageous, even though Garland fudged on whether it was at the White House’s behest that he issued his remarkable public guidance.

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Alec Baldwin’s Movie Set Was Plagued by Gun Misfires Before Halyna Hutchins’ Tragic Death

There were at least two prior incidents of a gun being misfired on the set of the upcoming Western film Rust in the days leading up to Alec Baldwin discharging a prop gun on Thursday that killed the film’s cinematographer and injured the director, The Daily Beast has learned.
According to a search warrant filed Friday, an assistant director handed Baldwin the gun and informed the actor the prop was safe to use. In reality, the firearm held live rounds, though the assistant director also did not know.

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Alec Baldwin’s Movie Set Was Plagued by Gun Misfires Before Halyna Hutchins’ Tragic Death

There were at least two prior incidents of a gun being misfired on the set of the upcoming Western film Rust in the days leading up to Alec Baldwin discharging a prop gun on Thursday that killed the film’s cinematographer and injured the director, The Daily Beast has learned.
According to a search warrant filed Friday, an assistant director handed Baldwin the gun and informed the actor the prop was safe to use. In reality, the firearm held live rounds, though the assistant director also did not know.

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New Immigration Numbers Prove Biden Border Crisis Is Worst In History

New data from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) show the severity of the Biden border crisis reaching a new milestone with more than 1.73 million arrests made in the 2021 fiscal year, the highest ever recorded. More than 1.1 million were single adults.

Biden’s border crisis just made history.
CBP numbers for Sept: 192K arrests at the border.
That ends FY2021 at 1.73 million total arrests, the most on record, ever.
The vast majority, more than 1.1 million, were single adults.
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CHRIS SUTTON: Cristiano Ronaldo poses a pressing problem for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

CHRIS SUTTON: He is one of the game’s greats but Cristiano Ronaldo poses a pressing problem for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer – I’d be amazed if Manchester United finished higher than of any City, Chelsea or Liverpool

Cristiano Ronaldo’s re-signing was a fairytale reunion for Manchester United
But it poses  more problems than solutions for manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
The forward boasts rapid pace for the Red Devils but fails to pressure opponents 
Of 50 Premier League forwards, Ronaldo averages the fewest pressures per 90 

By Chris Sutton for the Daily Mail
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Joe Manchin slammed in hometown paper: He ‘wins’ — we ‘lose’

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) // CBS News

Senator Joe Manchin’s intransigence in negotiations with members of his own party over a massive bill to develop America’s infrastructure was blasted in an op-ed in his hometown newspaper — just days after the same paper ran an op-ed from Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who also took him to task.
On Sunday, Sanders wrote, “The Build Back Better plan is not only vitally important for seniors, but it is enormously important for working families and their children.

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