Eric Shaffer
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Eric Shaffer is the host of The Lone Conservative podcast at Lone Conservative and an intern at MRCTV. He is a Finance major at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, and plans to attend law school after he graduates for criminal law.

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As Hong Kong demonstrations demanding more democratic freedoms see yet another day, mainland China continues to get more militant with the city, this time having paramilitary forces perform exercises along the city’s border. According to Reuters: Across a bridge linking Hong Kong’s rural hinterland with the booming mainland city of Shenzhen, hundreds of members of the paramilitary People’…
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Kirsten Gillibrand, who is polling at a whopping… 0.6 percent in the RCP Average, is trying with all her might to get the coveted 0.7 percent.  In a CNN segment, anchor Poppy Harlow asked Gillibrand, since she endorsed a ban on assault weapons, if she would then endorse a mandatory buyback program for said firearms.  "I think we should ban assault weapons as well as large magazines. As…
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In a tragic case of sexual abuse -- wherein an eleven-year-old girl was allegedly raped repeatedly -- two men suspected of the crime were confirmed to be in police custody on Wednesday. The shocking case only became more tragic by the fact the culprits -- Mauricio Barrera-Navidad, 29, and Carlos Palacios-Amaya, 28 -- were illegal immigrants. Palacios-Amaya had been deported previously in 2014,…
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Things keep looking worse for the guards tasked with monitoring Jeffrey Epstein on the night of his suicide as reports come to the public that they not only failed in their duties, but fell asleep on the job. The New York Times reports that the guards fell asleep. In an announcement by the Justice Department, it's now alleged the two staff members tasked with monitoring the billionaire sex…
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Hey guys, you remember Frank Figliuzzi? You know, the guy that said Trump putting the flag at half-mast until August 8th was a dog whistle to white supremacists? Yeah, well he’s back with a less conspiratorial, but just as asinine, claim. While on MSNBC’s Deadline: White House, a show known for not checking inflammatory rhetoric, the former Assistant Director for Counterintelligence at the…
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In a story which will likely go untouched by the broader mainstream media, two Maryland men -- illegal immigrants -- were recently arrested for the rape of an 11-year-old girl.  Horrifically, the girl was allegedly raped multiple times over the span of several months. The vile abuse only came to light when the child, now 12, confided in her middle school guidance counsellor.  The culprits…
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The suicide of Jeffrey Epstein, a high profile sex trafficker believed to have evidence incriminating some of the most influential people in global politics, has not gone without its share of public outrage. As conspiracy theories trend on social media and almost every commentator under the sun -- left and right -- deride the staff of the Metropolitan Correctional Center for their gross…
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In the wake of the El Paso mass shooting, one of the worst in the nation’s recent collective memory, it would seem as if many in the El Paso community are determined not to be victimized by such evil ever again. Gun sales and participants in concealed carry classes have skyrocketed, according to Reuters: Michael McIntyre, general manager of Gun Central, one of the largest gun shops in El…
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The El Paso shooting proved to be not only a tragic day for the residents of El Paso and citizens of Texas but the country as a whole. As the death toll continued to climb and the killer’s evil motives became all the more certain, many the nation over came together -- however briefly -- to grieve the loss of their fellow man.  And though the shooting itself was cruel and gruesome enough,…
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While Jeffrey Epstein -- U.S. billionaire financier who was in the process of being charged with allegedly running a sex trafficking network -- is dead, that isn't stopping others from seeking justice. Marlene Schiappa, France’s Gender Equality Minister, on Monday demanded an investigation into Epstein’s activities in France, where the alleged sex trafficker owned a luxurious apartment in…