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  • Immigration is a natural right

    01/10/2013 5:03:11 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 32 replies
    Bishop Kevin Farrell ^ | Jan 9, 2013 | Bishop Kevin Farrell
    This week is National Migration Week, a campaign of the American bishops aimed at comprehensive immigration reform in order to legalize 11 million undocumented immigrants. The campaign has five goals: Provide a path to citizenship for undocumented persons; preserve family unity as a cornerstone of our national immigration system; provide legal paths for low-skilled immigrant workers to come and work in the United States; restore due process protections to immigration enforcement policies; address the root causes of migration caused by persecution and economic disparity. Since 1975 the Immigration and Legal Services (ILS) department of Catholic Charities of Dallas, Inc. has...
  • window war

    01/10/2013 4:58:32 PM PST · by Nanomaker · 3 replies
    keep and bear ^ | 11\22\2000 | Mike Vanderboegh
    Author's Note: The events related in this story are true. It is set in the real town of Hobbs, New Mexico, although some names have been changed to protect the guilty. It begins early in the morning, the day after tomorrow... Bob Stone stared at the ceiling in the darkness, the popcorn surface barely discernible in the soft glow of the porch light filtering through the bedroom curtains. He had come home angry-- just about as angry as he'd ever been-- and he knew that sleep would not come with his mind still clicking along at about ninety miles an...
  • Once Democrats Get Rid Of Ammo Biden Plans To Target Another "Menace" To Society

    01/10/2013 4:56:54 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 8 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 1-10-13 | The Looking Spoon
  • Nate Silver Predicts Patriots-Seahawks Super Bowl [VIDEO]

    01/10/2013 4:56:54 PM PST · by Third Person · 12 replies
    ESPN ^ | January 10, 2013 | ESPN
    Nate Silver discusses his Super Bowl prediction with Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless.
  • What Defines an American?

    01/10/2013 4:53:33 PM PST · by conserv8 · 7 replies
    I see the turmoil that is sweeping the great nation to the south of me and was moved to compose a web page voicing concern. I got to the point where I was about to voice my opinion of what an American is. I now think it might be better if members of this site did so themselves. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - When I was in my seventh year my family moved to a small town...
  • Small Utah town encourages a gun in every home (video)

    01/10/2013 4:51:10 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 3 replies ^ | 1/10/2013 | Bill Hemmer
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  • Jersey City mayor appears on CNN to decry 'national plague' of guns

    01/10/2013 4:49:38 PM PST · by SMGFan · 21 replies
    Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah Healy spoke to CNN’s Christiane Amanpour yesterday about gun control, saying illicit guns are a “national plague that requires a national cure.” Healy stressed that the city doesn’t “want to take guns from hunters,” adding that his problem is with assault rifles and weapons that hold clips of 30 or more rounds of ammunition. “No hunter, no collector, no target shooter has any reason to have those weapons,” the mayor told Amanpour. “They were all banned up until about eight years ago. The bans expired. We’d like to get them back in place.” Healy touted the...
  • Military to use Glock pistols after 40 years of Browning (UK)

    01/10/2013 4:43:16 PM PST · by PotatoHeadMick · 44 replies
    Reuters ^ | 11/1/2013 | Agency staff
    LONDON (Reuters) - The military has changed its standard issue pistol to the Glock after using the Browning for more than 40 years, the Ministry of Defence said on Friday. It said it had awarded a 9 million pound contract to Austrian arms firm Glock for 25,000 guns because their pistol is lighter, carries more bullets and is more accurate than the U.S.-made Browning. "I have seen this pistol demonstrated in target ranges and am impressed that this new lighter, safer generation of pistol provides better value for money for the MoD," Defence Equipment Minister
  • Cult YouTube gun channel boss found shot dead on rural Georgia road

    01/10/2013 4:39:41 PM PST · by EternalVigilance · 39 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | January 8, 2013 | By DAILY MAIL REPORTER
    An operator of a highly popular YouTube channel dedicated to high-powered guns and explosives was found mysteriously shot to death, authorities said. Keith Ratliff, who was a business partner at FPSRussia, YouTube's ninth most popular channel with more than three million active subscribers and a combined half billion views, was discovered on a rural road in Carnesville, Georgia. Ratliff had a single gunshot wound the head and police are treating his death as a homicide. When authorities made the grisly discovery on Thursday, they noticed there were several guns near Ratliff, according to a local radio station report. 'For him...
  • Mr.L: I Hope Glenn Beck Fails

    01/10/2013 4:34:51 PM PST · by Kolath · 84 replies
    YouTube ^ | 01/10/2013 | Mr L
    GOP establishment RINOs still haven't learned. They stick the middle finger up at conservatives once again and tout their think tanks that will embrace Democrats and shun conservatives. The fraud Glenn Beck announces that he has reinvented himself and his network once again. Do you still listen, watch, follow & support this fraud still? If so why? Do not forget Glenn Beck has a wrap sheet against good conservatives in the movement.
  • ‘Shoot Him Again! Shoot Him!’: Husband Coaches Wife to Shoot Home Invader in Chilling 911 Audio

    01/10/2013 4:28:16 PM PST · by Ben Mugged · 71 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Jan. 10, 2013 | Jason Howerton
    Police have released audio from a 911 call made during a home invasion in Georgia, in which a concerned husband tells his wife to shoot a lawless intruder. The mom was home alone with her twin 9-year-old children when the man broke into their home with a crowbar. The mother, later identified as Melinda Herman, shot the man five times with a .38 caliber revolver after he cornered them in an attic crawlspace,
  • Obama pal Bill Ayers calls Teach for America 'a fraud'

    01/10/2013 4:28:03 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 22 replies ^ | 1/10/2013 | Garrett Tenney
    Weather Underground terrorist-turned-academic and Obama confidant William Ayers is taking up a cause near and dear to teachers unions: bashing a program that sends young, idealistic college grads into the inner city to teach poor kids. The nonprofit Teach for America is a "fraud" whose participants are nothing but “educational tourists,” said Ayers, a onetime associate of President Obama who was a professor in the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago before retiring. The 68-year-old firebrand, now a self-styled educational theorist, said the program's young grads are merely passing through the gritty neighborhoods where they serve...
  • Poll: Most of Ireland favors wider abortion access

    01/10/2013 4:27:50 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan. 10, 2013 2:46 PM EST | Shawn Pogatchnik
    Most people in Ireland want lawmakers to give women wider access to abortion, a poll revealed Thursday as senior clerics testified before a parliamentary committee investigating Ireland’s ban on the practice. Prime Minister Enda Kenny’s government has pledged to legalize abortion for women whose lives are deemed in danger from a pregnancy, including those who threaten to commit suicide if denied an abortion. Opponents of abortion argue that the suicide-threat rule would be open to deceit and permit increasingly broad access to abortion in this predominantly Catholic country. …
  • Report: 100K New NRA Members Since School Shooting

    01/10/2013 4:24:35 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    CNS News ^ | January 10, 2013 | Susan Jones
    The National Rifle Association tells Politico it has signed up more than 100,000 new members since the Newtown school shooting, bringing the number of paid members to 4.2 million from 4.1 million. “Our goal is to get to 5 million before this debate is over,” the NRA told Politico. A regular, one-year NRA membership is $35, a 5-year membership is $125, and a lifetime membership costs $1,000, which can be paid in installments. NRA leaders were meeting Thursday with Vice President Joe Biden, who at President Obama's request, is heading a task force seeking legislative solutions to "gun violence." The...
  • Socialism and High Taxes: Did Russia Learn Its Lesson?

    01/10/2013 4:23:33 PM PST · by juliosevero · 5 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Socialism and High Taxes: Did Russia Learn Its Lesson? By Julio Severo Russian President Vladimir Putin giving a Russian passport to French actor Gerard Depardieu made international headlines this week. Gerard Depardieu and Russian president The actor is abandoning France because socialist president François Hollande plans to increase his taxes from 41 percent to 75 percent. In Russia, there is a flat tax of only 13 percent, an unimaginably low levy for a nation that formerly was a communist power that used its citizens as mere slaves, without rights and freedom. An American lawyer recently told me that the Russian tax rate is much...
  • Life As A Recording Engineer

    01/10/2013 4:21:21 PM PST · by navysealdad · 11 replies
    How Justin Bieber and others sound better.(Video)
  • Self-professed 'gun nut' Keith Ratliff found fatally shot in the head in suspected homicide

    01/10/2013 4:13:13 PM PST · by jakerobins · 34 replies
    Keith Ratliff was a fervent Second Amendment gun advocate and believed all Americans should be able to possess assault weapons. In a rather macabre bit of irony, a self-professed "gun nut" who was a YouTube channel producer for fellow gun enthusiasts was found fatally shot in the head in his Carnesville, Ga., home on Jan. 3. Police are investigating the case as a homicide. Keith Ratliff, 32, was a channel producer for the popular FPSRussia firearms channel on YouTube, according to The channel boasts 3.4 million subscribers and has more than 537 million video views. The videos largely consist...
  • Livni Slams Likud and Jewish Home 'Extremists'

    01/10/2013 3:57:06 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 13 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 10/1/13 | Elad Benari
    Tzipi Livni, who chairs the Hatnua party, slammed on Wednesday what she termed "the extremists" in her former party, the Likud. Livni, who visited a bar in Tel Aviv, warned that a coalition between these Likud extremists and the Jewish Home would be a threat to Israel. "Extremists are taking over our lives and if we do not stop them today - we'll end up in a situation that is dangerous for Israel," Livni said. "These extremists are now in the Likud in the form of (Moshe) Feiglin, (Tzipi) Hotovely, (Yariv) Levin and others - they are in the same...
  • Letter from Casey (PA) on AWB.....thinks 2A is about hunting/target shooting

    01/10/2013 3:50:19 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 26 replies
    Thank you for taking the time to contact me about the tragic shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. I appreciate hearing from you about this issue. As you know, on December 14, 2012, an individual in Newtown, Connecticut forced his way into Sandy Hook Elementary School and opened fire on teachers and staff in the building. In total, the perpetrator murdered 20 students between the ages of six and seven years old, as well as six adults, many of whom heroically sought to stop the shooter and save the lives of children. Like many Americans, I was deeply affected by the scope...
  • Biden butts heads with NRA in gun violence drive

    01/10/2013 3:49:40 PM PST · by Zakeet · 43 replies
    Reuters ^ | January 10, 2013 | Steve Holland
    Vice President Joe Biden butted heads with the powerful National Rifle Association on Thursday in his drive to reduce U.S. gun violence, drawing complaints from the lobby group that the White House is trying to limit constitutionally protected gun rights. Biden sat down for about an hour and a half of talks with an NRA representative and officials from other gun owners' groups after telling reporters he is likely to recommend background checks for all gun buyers and a ban on high-capacity ammunition clips. "It is unfortunate that this administration continues to insist on pushing failed solutions to our...