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  • Blogger Creates Interactive Map of Employees of Paper Which Published Names and Addresses

    12/26/2012 7:06:11 PM PST · by Nachum · 13 replies
    newsbusters ^ | 12/26/12 | Tom Blumer
    In response to Gannett´s Jounal News headquartered in White Plains, New York publishing an interactive map containing the names and addresses of all pistol permit holders in Westchester and Rockland Counties (previous related posts are here and here), blogger Robert Cox at NewRochelleTalk.com (HT Instapundit) has produced an interactive map at a post entitled "Where are the Journal News employees in your neighborhood?" It contains names, addresses, and various forms of Internet presence. Some of his narrative follows the jump:The map indicates the addresses of all Journal News Employees in the New York Tri-State area.
  • The end of the world

    12/26/2012 7:04:56 PM PST · by Kartographer · 22 replies
    SHTF School ^ | 12/21/12 | Selco
    Though the first part of this article is interesting the 'meat' is farther down in a section titled: Collapse of our society by Selco. We become lazy, ignorant idiots. Most of us. We are already zombies, dependent on a system full of promises. Not everyone but most of us. There is a small number of people who like to ask questions, who like to think with their own head. For that small number of folks there are names reserved by society: weirdos, conspiracy theorists, lunatics… you… readers of shtfschool.com I mean in what kind of society we are living if...
  • 6 Home Defense Carbines, 5 are NOT AR’s

    12/26/2012 7:00:26 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 65 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | March 15, 2012 | Michael Piccione
    Let’s talk home defense. First things first, shotguns are devastatingly powerful. Nothing can compare to the 12 gauge at close range. Even birdshot, which is still one mass of moving lead at close range, will tear a human to shreds. In my battery I have a Remington 870 and a bandoleer of slugs and buck ready to go for when the SHTF. You don’t lose much with a 20 gauge at close range either and you gain some agility with a smaller gun, and more family members are likely to respond better to the 20. The second point I’d like...
  • Supreme Court won´t block Obama health law´s contraception mandate

    12/26/2012 6:59:44 PM PST · by Nachum · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/26/12 | Sam Baker
    The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to block the Obama administration´s contraception mandate from taking effect. Justice Sonia Sotomayor rejected a request for an emergency injunction that would have shielded employers from the mandate. The request was filed by Hobby Lobby, an arts-and-crafts chain. The company´s Catholic owners say the contraception mandate violates their religious freedom. Hobby Lobby might eventually win on that point, Sotomayor said, but the company didn´t meet the standard for an injunction blocking the mandate from taking effect.
  • Update 2 - Police Investigate NBC News Anchor For Showing Gun Clip

    12/26/2012 6:58:47 PM PST · by Grand · 13 replies
    Reuters ^ | 12/26/2012 | Chris Francescani
    Even after request was denied by Police, NBC News anchor David Gregory displayed what he said was a high-capacity gun clip on Sunday's broadcast of "Meet the Press," and is now being investigated by police according to Washington's Metropolitan Police Department on Wednesday.
  • Mark Steyn sounds off on CNN’s Piers Morgan

    12/26/2012 6:46:06 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | December 26, 2012 | Jeff Poor
    Filling in for Rush Limbaugh on his Wednesday show, National Review columnist Mark Steyn reacted to all the unfolding drama related to CNN’s Piers Morgan and his anti-gun stance including a petition on the White House website wanting to deport the Morgan, saying, “How much longer are Americans going to have to put up with some snooty, hoity-toity foreigner coming on the airwaves and telling them everything that’s wrong with their country?” “Do you know this fellow, Piers Morgan?” Steyn said. “Piers Morgan. He’s one of these, you know, these snotty-voiced foreigners who came to America and wound up with...
  • Pair disarms police officer during Cocke County bank robbery (TN)

    12/26/2012 6:45:16 PM PST · by deoetdoctrinae · 16 replies
    Knoxville News-Sentinel ^ | December 26, 2012 | Hayes HIckman
    Two suspects, one armed with an "assault-type rifle," robbed a Cocke County bank and disarmed a responding police officer at gunpoint before making their escape this afternoon, authorities said. The robbery was reported about 3 p.m. at the Tennessee State Bank, 107 Epley Road, in Newport, according to Marshall Stone, supervisory agent with the FBI's Knoxville division. A nearby Newport Police Department officer was the first to respond to the holdup alarm, entering the bank while both suspects, dressed in black, still were inside, said Newport Police Chief Maurice Shults.
  • Cummings seeks dismissal of Fast and Furious suit against Holder

    12/26/2012 6:30:56 PM PST · by Nachum · 21 replies
    Examiner ^ | 12/26/12 | David Codrea
    A little-noticed brief filed last Thursday by House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Elijah Cummings and fellow Democrats John Conyers, Jr., Henry A. Waxman, Edolphus Towns and Louise M. Slaughter, asks the United States District Court for the District of Columbia to dismiss without prejudice the civil complaint by the Oversight Committee against Eric Holder following the Attorney General being found in contempt of Congress for refusing to produce subpoenaed documents related to the Fast and Furious gunwalking investigation. Characterizing the committee’s actions as a “rush toward unnecessary conflict” and referring to such litigation as “unnecessary and...
  • One More Time: The Stakes of the Fiscal Cliff

    12/26/2012 6:27:35 PM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 26, 2012 | Kevin Glass
    President Obama is on his way back to Washington, as the Associated Press reports that he's "cutting short his traditional Christmas holiday in Hawaii, planning to leave for Washington on Wednesday evening... expected to arrive in Washington early Thursday." Most Americans probably won't sympathize that the President has a short vacation - after all, at work, he didn't get that big project finished in time for the holidays. The elements of the fiscal cliff can be roughly divided into four categories: defense spending cuts, non-defense spending cuts, income tax hikes, and payroll tax hikes. Of these, what has gotten the...
  • Man, 22, shot for Air Jordan shoes dies in Houston

    12/26/2012 6:14:37 PM PST · by traumer · 38 replies
    <p>HOUSTON (AP) -- A 22-year-old Houston-area man shot by robbers who wanted his new Air Jordan tennis shoes has died of his wounds. The Houston Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/WRDIBm ) Wednesday that Joshua Wood died at Houston Northwest Hospital. Authorities say no arrests have been made. The Harris County Sheriff's Office says Wood was shot Friday as he tried to escape armed robbers who wanted the newly released Air Jordan XI "Bred" sneakers he had purchased earlier in the day. The shoes retail for about $185.</p>
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 12-26-12

    12/26/2012 6:14:28 PM PST · by dynachrome · 10 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 12-26-12 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops ~ 27 December 2012

    12/26/2012 6:01:33 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 53 replies
    Serving The Best Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ RETURNING HOME Caroline Scott embraces her husband, Army Sgt. Jerry Scott, during a homecoming ceremony at Pope Army Airfield on Fort Bragg, N.C., Aug. 20, 2012. Scott, a paratrooper, is assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division's 1st Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. GOLD STAR STRENGTH The Gold Star family of Army Staff. Sgt. Nicholas Fredsti, who was...
  • Week 17: NFL Game Picks

    12/26/2012 5:51:17 PM PST · by campaignPete R-CT · 45 replies
    Yahoo ^ | December 24, 2012
    Five NFC teams are fighting for two postseason spots, and the race for first-round byes in the AFC remains convoluted. The Cowboys lost, but the Giants' loss later sets up a winner-take-all Cowboys-Redskins game on Sunday night for the NFC East title. The Vikings remained in the No. 6 slot in the NFC but also were big winners, as the Giants and Cowboys' losses mean Minnesota doesn't require help to make the postseason.
  • PIERS MORGAN:BOTH THE BIBLE AND U.S.CONSTITUTION ARE ‘INHERENTLY FLAWED’AND NEED TO BE AMENDED

    12/26/2012 5:45:52 PM PST · by massmike · 104 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | 12/26/2012 | Christopher Santarelli
    While CNN’s Piers Morgan is a well known critic of America’s Second Amendment, he has now ventured into a new campaign to reform another document critical in the development of western civilization; the Bible. During a discussion on CNN’s “Piers Morgan Tonight” on Monday — Christmas Eve — with Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren, Morgan argued that there needs to be an “amendment to the Bible” for same-sex marriage, because like the Constitution, the Bible is “inherently flawed.” “Both the Bible and the Constitution were well intentioned but they are basically, inherently flawed. Hence, the need to amend it,” Morgan...
  • The Little Red Hen (Conservatism vs Liberalism)

    12/26/2012 5:32:13 PM PST · by Indy Pendance · 30 replies
    Child Bible Story Online ^ | A long time ago | various
    Once upon a time there was a little red hen. She lived with a pig, a duck and a cat. They all lived in a pretty little house which the little red hen liked to keep clean and tidy. The little red hen worked hard at her jobs all day. The others never helped. Although they said they meant to, they were all far too lazy. The pig liked to grunt in the mud outside, the duck used to swim in the pond all day, and the cat enjoyed lying in the sun, purring. One day the little red hen...
  • Report: Obama Makes Threats, Concedes Little During Fiscal Cliff 'Negotiations'

    12/26/2012 5:30:13 PM PST · by Kaslin · 43 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 26, 2012 | Guy Benson
    While most media accounts of the fiscal cliff fiasco have focused on Republicans' travails, few have adequately noted Democrats' starring role in our current dysfunction.  Harry Reid obstructed a vote on the president's plan, Nancy Pelosi whipped votes against her own erstwhile plan, and the president has fully retreated from ideas he supported as recently as last year.  A pre-Christmas Wall Street Journal article walks readers through the failed negotiations, and two recurring themes are woven throughout: (1) Obama has zero interest in meaningful concessions on his end, and (2) Obama is supremely confident in his ability to stick Republicans...
  • Opposed to same-sex marriage, company ends wedding business

    12/26/2012 5:30:12 PM PST · by Pinkbell · 36 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | December 25, 2012 | Eric Cox
    An Annapolis company whose old-fashioned trolleys are iconic in the city's wedding scene has abandoned the nuptial industry rather than serve same-sex couples. The owner of Discover Annapolis Tours said he decided to walk away from $50,000 in annual revenue instead of compromising his Christian convictions when same-sex marriages become legal in Maryland in less than a week. And he has urged prospective clients to lobby state lawmakers for a religious exemption for wedding vendors. While most wedding businesses across the country embraced the chance to serve same-sex couples, a small minority has struggled to balance religious beliefs against business...
  • LES MISERABLES... AND THE POWER OF CHRISTIAN LOVE

    12/26/2012 5:29:03 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 13 replies
    The Perfect Depiction of Christian Love in Victor Hugo's Jean Valjean "Religions pass away but God remains..." Victor Hugo. It should be no surprise that the great French novelist Victor Hugo was a passionate believer in God and in the power of prayer for this powerfully comes across in his wonderful and inspiring novel Les Miserables, now, of course, also a successful Broadway and West End musical, with lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer and music by Claude-Michel Schonberg (original French lyrics by Alain Boubil)... Unfortunately, Victor Hugo has rarely been credited as being a Christian writer - partly because of his...
  • President Obama's Legacy: $20 Trillion in Debt for 2016

    12/26/2012 5:28:37 PM PST · by Typical_Whitey · 13 replies
    Forbes ^ | 12/25/12 | Paul Roderick Gregory
    The fiscal-cliff negotiations have deteriorated into an embarrassing travesty of competing press conferences, off-the-record remarks, closed meetings, and sound bites. The Republican side is frustrated and flabbergasted by the absence of a concrete proposal from the President that can be scored by the Congressional Budget Office and then “marked up” by Congress according to standard procedures. Vague offers of so and so many trillions of revenue increases and spending cuts spread over a decade are just words, not real proposals.
  • Sen. Feinstein no longer has concealed weapon permit

    12/26/2012 5:23:01 PM PST · by Libloather · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/20/12 | Daniel Strauss
    <p>Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) no longer has a permit to carry a concealed weapon.</p> <p>Feinstein, who has taken the lead on efforts to renew a federal assault weapons ban, acknowledged during a hearing in 1995 of previously having a concealed weapon permit.</p>