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  • Shock Report: Mob Boss Issued Bounty Award On Imprisoned Son Of Michael Douglas

    12/17/2012 11:23:52 AM PST · by AtlasStalled · 16 replies
    Friends of Ours ^ | 12/17/12 | Friends of Ours
    An unidentified New York mob capo doing his time at the low-security federal prison in Loretto, PA allegedly put a $100 bounty on fellow inmate Cameron Douglas -- the 34-year-old son of actor Michael Douglas -- because he didn't like rats, and now Douglas is sporting a busted leg and finger after some wannabe thug apparently took up the supposed offer as reported by Brad Hamilton for the New York Post. Douglas is serving a 10-year term on drug convictions, and "was inadvertently exposed as a turncoat by his shrink during a bail hearing in 2010." The reputed mob boss...
  • WVCDL pro firearm anti - Joe Manchin Protest 12-22-2012

    Protest against Joe Manchin to be held this Saturday, 12/22/2012 at 10:00.
  • Connecticut Tragedy Stirs New Debate Over Gun Control, Entertainment Culture

    12/17/2012 11:19:37 AM PST · by EagleUSA · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/17/2012 | Fox News
    While many questions remain about what motivated the killer in Friday's mass shooting in Connecticut, one thing is becoming increasingly clear -- the tragedy will re-ignite and further fuel a major debate over gun control legislation in Washington. President Obama, without endorsing any specific proposal, hinted at Sunday night's vigil that he would enter that debate with vigor. "We can't tolerate this anymore. These tragedies must end, and to end them, we must change," Obama said. He said "no set of laws can eliminate evil from the world ... but that can't be an excuse for inaction." The calls for...
  • Professor calls for assassination of NRA CEO

    12/17/2012 11:16:38 AM PST · by oliverdarcy · 107 replies
    A professor of history turned to Twitter over the weekend to call for the death of National Rifle Association (NRA) CEO Wayne LaPierre, branding the gun rights group he heads as a terrorist organization. “[I] want Wayne LaPierre’s head on a stick,” Erik Loomis, a professor at the University of Rhode Island (URI), tweeted.
  • Taliban claims responsibility after deadly car bomb hits US compound in Kabul

    12/17/2012 11:15:00 AM PST · by Jyotishi · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | Monday, December 17, 2012 | Associated Press
    Kabul –  A car bomb exploded outside of a compound housing a U.S. military contractor in the Afghan capital Monday, blowing apart an exterior wall, killing at least two Afghan workers and wounding more than a dozen other people, company representatives and police said. In another part of the country, a suspected landmine killed 10 young girls, police said. The blast on the outskirts of Kabul sent a plume of smoke up in the air and shook windows more than a mile away in the city center. The security officer for Contrack, a McLean, Va.-based company that builds facilities for...
  • Can Micro-Finance Save The World?

    12/17/2012 11:11:44 AM PST · by Shout Bits · 4 replies
    Shout Bits Blog ^ | 12/17/2012 | Shout Bits
    College students are indoctrinated with a sense of guilt for the US's success, yet it seems they rarely get a sense of what really makes the US exceptional. With a touch of youthful innocence, two college students are producing a documentary based on their experience living in extreme poverty (i.e. subsisting on $1 per day) in the backwaters of Guatemala. Blessedly, their message is not that of Marxism, which is sweeping the region. Instead Mr. Temple and Mr. Ingrasci are students of development finance and evangelists for micro-finance. The students are members of the Whole Planet Foundation, which is also...
  • ** Life 'Accumulated Error' ?

    12/17/2012 11:07:25 AM PST · by virgil283 · 6 replies
    Sipp makes the case that life is accumulated error. Lots of truth in that. Even small errors in facts, in choices, in judgement, build on each other and you eventually you can have a mess that you drag along with you. It's difficult in life to start on a clean slate. In Maritime Academies, they always teach the famous case of the cargo ship leaving NY harbor headed for Brazil in the 1960s. After a day at sea, the ship beached itself on Fire Island on Long Island, NY. The autopilot, as today, was controlled by a gyro. When a...
  • Plan to Pipe Missouri River Water to Colorado

    12/17/2012 11:03:53 AM PST · by dirtboy · 53 replies
    CBS St Louis ^ | 12/11/12
    DENVER (KMOX) - The battle for more river water is about to get even more serious. Along with the debate over whether to send more water down the Missouri River for navigation purposes, enter Colorado in the picture. The Colorado River is low on water and, according to the New York Times, a plan by the Federal Bureau of Reclamation is about to be revealed that would take water from the Missouri River and send it into a 600 mile pipeline to the Colorado River. It would provide the Colorado River Basin with 600,000 acre-feet of water each year. The...
  • What if Mary Had Known About Abortion?

    12/17/2012 11:03:53 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/17/2012 | Rev. Mark H. Creech
    Recently I saw a t-shirt that said, "The Virgin Mary was an Unwed Teenage Mother." That's true and it reminded me of an interruption that took place at a Quebec pro-life conference back in October of this year. says about a dozen pro-choice protestors descended upon an evangelical church where the conference was being held, chanting blasphemous slogans, one of which was a French pro-abortion sing-song against the Virgin Mary: Ah si Marie avait connu l'avortment, on n'aurait pas tous ces emmerdement.s. Translated this means, "Oh, If Mary had known about abortion, we wouldn't have to deal with all...
  • Adam Lanza's Mom Pulled Him Out of School: Relative

    12/17/2012 11:01:45 AM PST · by fungoking · 72 replies
    The aunt of Connecticut shooter Adam Lanza said the shooter's mother pulled him out of Newtown's public school system because she was unhappy with the school district's plans for her son. Adam Lanza's mother Nancy, 52, was the first victim of his Friday shooting spree. Lanza shot Nancy in the face and then drove her car to Sandy Hook Elementary School, where he killed 20 students and six adults before taking his own life. Marsha Lanza, who is Adam's aunt and Nancy's ex-sister-in-law, called her former sister-in-law an "awesome ... giving person." She also told Evelyn Holmes of ABC-owned-and-operated station...
  • Madison never meant Second Amendment to allow guns of Sandy Hook shooting

    12/17/2012 10:58:16 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 85 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | December 17, 2012 | Aaron Burger
    Following the tragic shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. by Adam Lanza , many Americans are wondering what exactly our Founding Fathers intended when they set the Second Amendment to paper more than 200 years ago. Surely not the killing of 20 young children and six women.

    12/17/2012 10:56:28 AM PST · by ConservativeMan55 · 153 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Dec 17, 2012 | John Nolte
    NBC is unable to reach its Middle East bureau chief Richard Engel, who was also reporting from inside Syria.
  • Document vindicates Army officer’s teaching on Islam

    12/17/2012 10:55:28 AM PST · by bayouranger · 10 replies ^ | 17DEC12 | Chad Groening
    A law firm that defends and promotes Christian heritage and moral values says it has obtained a document that vindicates an 18-year veteran Army officer who is being disciplined for telling the truth about Islam. The Thomas More Law Center says it has obtained more evidence to prove its contention that the Pentagon is taking its marching orders from Islamic groups in taking extreme disciplinary action against Lt. Col. Matthew Dooley, a 1994 graduate of the United States Military Academy. The highly decorated armor officer was excoriated and relieved of a teaching assignment because he discussed negative aspects of Islam...

    12/17/2012 10:54:18 AM PST · by okie01 · 13 replies
    Abilene (TX) Reporter-News ^ | August 6, 2009 | Ann Work
    WICHITA FALLS — One year ago, David Thweatt made a decision so controversial and groundbreaking the story about it sped around the world. The superintendent of the isolated Harrold Independent School District, about 30 miles northwest of here, made history last August when he and his school board decided to allow select teachers and staff members at the 110-student school to carry guns on campus — a first for Texas and the nation. For Thweatt and his board, the decision was pure mathematics. The school, which sits in the middle of a prairie, was too far from law enforcement for...
  • Expect more Sandy Hooks, not fewer

    12/17/2012 10:54:13 AM PST · by Perseverando · 24 replies
    WND ^ | December 16, 2012 | Joseph Farah
    Exclusive: Joseph Farah declares, 'No amount of gun control can save us from ourselves' As American politics and culture turn further away from God, they also run to and fro looking for answers to rising crime, violence, mayhem, rape and sexual immorality of all kinds in all the wrong places. Predictably, this is happening once again as the nation’s media and political elite react in horror, as they should, to the massacre in Newtown, Conn., at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. They focus with laser-like futility and counter-productiveness on inanimate objects as the source of the evil. If only we...
  • Corpse Coup - Sandy Hook Shooting, Media and Medications

    12/17/2012 10:53:41 AM PST · by guyshomenet · 7 replies
    Cowboy Confessional ^ | 12/17/2012 | Guy Smith
    Twenty eight corpses hadn’t even cooled before Michael Bloomberg found a TV camera. (Seriously – it takes about several hours for a human body to reach room temperature, but Bloomberg needed less than three to stammer about what he did not know). Ignoring my rule for waiting two news cycles for solid facts to emerge, New York Mayor and perpetual odd job Michael Bloomberg sought to make political hay out of lifeless children before knowing even the most basic elements of last Friday’s Sandy Hook slayings. “Not even kindergarteners learning their A,B,Cs are safe,” was one Bloomberg bromide. Then again...
  • Boehner Caves on Taxing the Rich: Will Republicans Go Along?

    12/17/2012 10:41:16 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 16 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | December17, 2012 | Stacy Curtin
    The end of the year is two weeks away and the so-called "fiscal cliff" still looms. At the turn of the New Year, $600 billion in automatic spending cuts and tax hikes are set to take effect if Democrats and Republicans in Congress cannot come together over a fiscal deficit reduction deal. But there are signs that a stalemate may have been broken. Republican House Speaker John Boehner said Sunday he is now willing to raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans, those individuals making more than a $1 million a year. Conservatives have been staunchly opposed to raising taxes on...
  • One in Ten Mass Shootings Stopped by Armed Citizens; Most Occur Where Guns are Banned

    12/17/2012 10:41:11 AM PST · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 18 December, 2012 | Dean Weingarten
    In the best published study of mass shootings, it was found that 99 had occurred between 1980 and 2010. We know that a number of mass shootings have been stopped by armed citizens. All but one of the “successful” mass shootings occurred in areas where armed citizens are banned. A comparison of mass shootings stopped by 911 response vs mass shootings stopped by citizens indicates that when citizens are able to stop the killing, they prevent 84 percent of the deaths. Mass shooting study link Mass shootings Stopped by Armed Citizens Civilians stopped shooting average 2.3 deaths, 911 response average,...
  • Connecticut School Shooting Doesn’t Deter Crowd At Gun Show In Montgomery County

    12/17/2012 10:35:33 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 22 replies
    OAKS, Pa. (CBS) — A gun show in Montgomery County drew a huge crowd on Sunday, despite calls for stricter gun control after a shooting rampage at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. If gun control advocates were hoping the scale of death at Sandy Hook Elementary School would dampen enthusiasm for the purchase of guns, the line of people waiting to get in to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center was evidence to the contrary. “It’s more crowded than it has been in the past.” The crowd was diverse, there were even families with children, but none of the shoppers...
  • PS4: new kits shipping now, AMD A10 used as base

    12/17/2012 10:32:59 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 15 replies ^ | Fri, Nov 02, 2012 | 09:20 GMT
    Developers are currently taking receipt of a new PlayStation 4 dev kit, VG247 has been told today, with a final version slated to appear in January. Yes, it’ll have Blu-ray. No, it isn’t being made in Japan.Multiple sources have confirmed to VG247 today that a new version of the Orbis kit is now shipping to developers, and that it’s housed in a normal PC case. There are to be four versions of the dev kit, we were told. A previous version was essentially just a graphics card. The version shipping now is a “modified PC,” and the third version, appearing...