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Illinois state Representative Mike Bost (R-Murphysboro) lost his cool on Tuesday, throwing papers in the air and unleashing a furious rant over a Democratic-backed pension reform plan.

“Enough!” Bost screams at one point. “I feel like somebody trying to be released from Egypt! Let my people go!”

Bost’s tirade was directed at House Speaker Michael Madigan, who championed the bill which would reduce annual cost-of-living increases for public employees and gradually make public schools and universities pay the cost of retirement benefits for their employees.

The best part of the video may be the reaction of Bost’s colleagues; based on their bemused expressions, it seems that Bost’s temper tantrum isn’t that out of the ordinary in the Illinois statehouse.

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) opted to appear at the National Rifle Association convention in Houston, Texas on Friday after multiple Republican lawmakers backed out of making public appearances in wake of the Uvalde school shooting.

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A Georgia gun manufacturer is facing scrutiny for its disturbing ad shared just days prior to the mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.

According to HuffPost, on May 16, Daniel Defense —a firearm company that manufactures AR-15-style semi-automatic rifles like the one Salvador Ramos, the 18-year-old shooter who fatally shot two teachers and 19 students— posted an image of a young child holding an assault rifle.

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