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  • Riot Breaks Out At Housing Assistance Event In Metro Detroit

    01/14/2013 4:14:18 AM PST · by tobyhill · 32 replies
    CBS Detroit ^ | January 12, 2013 12:50 PM | staff
    An event designed to help assist Michigan families with housing expenses turned into a chaotic scene after there was a mad rush to collect Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers. The incident happened Saturday morning at the Wayne County Family Health Services Center on Eureka Road, between Beech Daly and Inkster roads in Taylor — where thousands of people were waiting to get housing vouchers, many who had been waiting outside in the cold since the night before. Reports say the amount of people who showed up looking for assistance heavily outweighed the number of vouchers to be distributed. As the...
  • The Lost Concept of a Public Servant

    01/14/2013 4:09:58 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 14, 2013 | Bruce Bialosky
    This is the second in a series on unions in America.Public Servant is defined in Webster’s dictionary as a government official or employee. When I was growing up that perception was accepted on a near-universal basis. Christopher Stevens, our deceased Libyan Ambassador, would fulfill that role in most people’s eyes. Certainly members of the military are truly public servants. But because of public employee unions, our former public servants are really at odds with the public. We have felt that our public employees were against us for a long time as they have used their unionized power to collect massive...
  • Journal News gun permit map used by burglars to target White Plains home?

    01/14/2013 4:09:05 AM PST · by lowbridge · 10 replies
    http://newyork.newsday.com ^ | january 13, 2013 | TIMOTHY O'CONNOR and MEGHAN E. MURPHY
    A White Plains residence pinpointed on a controversial handgun permit database was burglarized Saturday, and the burglars' target was the homeowner's gun safe. At least two burglars broke into a home on Davis Avenue at 9:30 p.m. Saturday but were unsuccessful in an attempt to open the safe, which contained legally owned weapons, according to a law enforcement source. One suspect was taken into custody, the source said. The gun owner was not home when the burglary occurred, the source said. The victim, who is in his 70s, told Newsday on Sunday that he did not want to comment while...
  • Report: PM Plans Leftist Coalition because of Obama

    01/14/2013 4:02:46 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 29 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 14/1/13 | Annie Lubin
    ....Netanyahu is expected to redefine his "natural partners" after the upcoming election, shifting from a nationalist government to a more leftist one. The Ma'ariv newspaper quoted senior Likud members as saying that because of a need to focus on issues such as the economy and due to pressure that is expected to come from US President Barack Obama in regards to the peace process, Netanyahu is expected to shift his coalition more towards the center-left in an effort to build as broad a coalition as possible. "Netanyahu would prefer to give up the religious parties, especially in light of the...
  • The Tyranny of Solutions

    01/14/2013 3:52:16 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 14, 2013 | Shawn Mitchell
    Sinclair Lewis was so 20th Century. Progressives have effectively burnt the cross and the flag already. Thus, old-style patriotism and religiosity can’t even win elections in heartland states- just ask Senators Akin and Mourdoch. No, that’s not where the threat festers. When tyranny comes to America, it will be advanced by earnest public officials, enforcing intrusive rules declared necessary to stamp out social problems and purify us of bad consumer choices. The oppression generally will be applauded by elites and educated people. Whether or not it prevails and becomes the new normal depends on the rest of us, our outrage,...
  • Should We Give the Muslims the Sharia Law They Seek?

    01/14/2013 3:51:54 AM PST · by Masada Mossad · 16 replies
    sharia unveiled ^ | 14 January 2013 | Schuyler Montague
    …Absolutely and unequivocally, Yes! With the rise in Islamic immigration and a greater proportionate rise in Islamic conducted crime, we are left searching for methods to counter their imported cultural violence. Most of us are familiar with the islamic jihad that has washed up on our shores and the calls for sharia law echoing from the chambers of their ever-increasing number of mosques. Radical Islamists seek out our western nations for a combination of reasons. One of the primary reasons being to take advantage of our numerous social-welfare programs that far outweigh the standard of life they left behind. Another...
  • Ted Nugent: Obama's Gun-Control Plans "Psychotic"

    01/14/2013 3:51:23 AM PST · by Biggirl · 8 replies
    http://www.wnd.com/ ^ | January 14,2013 | Drew Zahn
    Rock legend and gun-rights activist Ted Nugent took the Obama administration to task Sunday evening for pledging to make gun control a priority, telling a radio host the president’s plans are practically “psychotic.”
  • Guns and Love

    01/14/2013 3:43:34 AM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 14, 2013 | Katie Kieffer
    Guns, guns, guns. Love, love, love. America needs guns and love. As humans, we have an inherent right to life. Our right to life (or self-defense) is a natural right and does not come from any document, even the Constitution. The Bill of Rights or the first ten amendments to the Constitution simply acknowledge our natural rights. Specifically, the Second Amendment recognizes our natural right to bear arms for self-defense. Guns are the reactive, defensive answer to evil in the world. Love is the proactiveanswer to evil. We need both—guns and love. LOVE Good men express themselves through love; love...
  • Judge Jeanine: The cowardice of The Journal News (Video)

    01/14/2013 3:36:17 AM PST · by servo1969 · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | Jan 13, 2013 | Judge Jeanine Pirro
    The irony couldn't be richer. Duration 6:03
  • Biden's Policy Recommendations Coming Tuesday [Rush Anti-Gun Laws Strategy?]

    01/14/2013 3:26:58 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 15 replies
    Meriden Patch ^ | 1/14/13 | Gary Jeanfaivre
    ... Joe Biden is expected to announce sweeping policy changes to gun laws and mental health care on Tuesday — two weeks earlier than expected. The recommendations, at the request of President Barack Obama, are a response to the Dec. 14 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School that claimed the life of 20 first-graders and sixeducators. According to a report by the Huffington Post, Biden's proposals are likely to address the availability and access to certain types of guns and ammunition and tackle the issue of data collection and background checks.
  • History Suggests That Entitlement Era Is Winding Down

    01/14/2013 3:25:07 AM PST · by Kaslin · 57 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 14, 2013 | Michael Barone
    It's often good fun and sometimes revealing to divide American history into distinct periods of uniform length. In working on my forthcoming book on American migrations, internal and immigrant, it occurred to me that you could do this using the American-sounding interval of 76 years, just a few years more than the Biblical lifespan of three score and 10. It was 76 years from Washington's First Inaugural in 1789 to Lincoln's Second Inaugural in 1865. It was 76 years from the surrender at Appomattox Courthouse in 1865 to the attack at Pearl Harbor in 1941. Going backward, it was 76...
  • Today's Toons 1/14/13

    01/14/2013 3:15:57 AM PST · by pookie18 · 18 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | 1/14/13 | pookie18
    Click on link.
  • Stand For Life

    01/14/2013 3:10:59 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 14, 2013 | Mike Adams
    Editor’s note: Dr. Adams will speak at Christ Church Lutheran Church in Phoenix, AZ on January 19. The speech, which is part of the Voices for the Voiceless "Redefine" Conference, will begin shortly after the conference opens at 8 am. Dr. Adams will then go to Minneapolis to speak at the Minnesota Youth for Life Conference on January 21. The all-day conference will be at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. A former student recently emailed that she was disappointed that I had gotten so heavily involved with the student pro-life movement in recent years. She said she could remember a...
  • Roe v Wade, Forty Years After

    01/14/2013 3:00:31 AM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 14, 2013 | Star Parker
    The number forty has great significance in the Bible. Perhaps best known is the forty years that the Israelites were condemned to wander in the desert before being permitted entry into the Promised Land. Maybe this mystical quantity will bear significance as we note, this month, the fortieth year since the Roe v Wade decision legalized abortion in America. Forty years we have lived with the silent, and sometimes not so silent, holocaust in our midst as the lives of 55 million innocent and unborn children have been killed, plucked from their journey to enter this world. Who were they?...
  • Bad Guys' Lawyers

    01/14/2013 2:50:26 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 14, 2013 | Jeff Jacoby
    Lawyers representing three of the men charged in the New Delhi gang rape case said last week that they would enter pleas of not guilty on their clients' behalf. In most criminal prosecutions, that would be unremarkable. But the lawyers who stepped forward to represent the suspects in this case did so in the face of emotional protests by fellow attorneys, many of whom insisted that no one should defend those accused of such a terrible crime. "There was a good response from the members, and they will not represent," the president of the local bar association had warned....
  • Pentagon Report Cites "Lack of Maturity" Of Lockheed F-35 Jet

    01/14/2013 2:39:58 AM PST · by zeestephen · 3 replies
    CNBC ^ | 14 January 2013
    Lockheed Martin's new F-35 fighter jet has completed over a third of its planned flight tests, but it is still facing problems with the helmet needed to fly the plane, software development and weapons integration.
  • Quinn & Rose - America’s Morning Show - January 14, 2013

    01/14/2013 2:30:14 AM PST · by sneakers · 13 replies
    Before yunz head dahntahn to work, or start to red up the house n‘at, join us every morning for coffee (or whatever gets yinz started) and maybe some serious discussion of the issues (or not!) Listen to the Quinn & Rose Morning Show from 6:00 to 9:00 Eastern on: www.wpgb.com (104.7 Pittsburgh, Pa) http://wysl1040.com/ (Rochester, NY) http://www.talkradio560.com/ (Frostburg, MD) http://wicofm.com/ (Salisbury/Ocean City, MD WOBX - Outer banks NC httphttp://www.wncoam.com/main.html (Ashland, OH) ://tunein.com/radio/The-War-Room-with-Quinn--Rose-p34761/ for archived shows And now on 166 XM
  • Hawks on Iraq Prepare for War Again, Against Hagel

    01/14/2013 1:32:15 AM PST · by darrellmaurina · 23 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 1/12/2013 | Jim Rutenberg
    In the bitter debate that led up to the American invasion of Iraq in 2003, Senator Chuck Hagel of Nebraska said that some of his fellow Republicans, in their zest for war, lacked the perspective of veterans like him, who have “sat in jungles or foxholes and watched their friends get their heads blown off.” Those Republicans in turn called him an “appeaser” whose cautious geopolitical approach dangerously telegraphed weakness in the post-Sept. 11 world. The campaign now being waged against Mr. Hagel’s nomination as secretary of defense is in some ways a relitigation of that decade-old dispute. It is...
  • 'The Nanny 2'

    01/14/2013 1:01:23 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 7 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 14 January 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    No, not the sexy one- THIS one: This weird, prissy control-freak has even mandated the replacement of iconic NYC taxicabs throughout the five boroughs with a hideous Nissan minivan made in Spain... what's up with that?
  • Doctors euthanize Belgian twins who said they could not bear the thought of going blind

    01/14/2013 12:49:44 AM PST · by BlackVeil · 49 replies
    National Post ^ | 13 Jan 2013 | Bruno Waterfield
    Identical twins have been killed by Belgian doctors in a unique case under the country’s euthanasia laws. The 45-year-old brothers from the Antwerp region were born deaf and sought euthanasia after finding out that they would soon go blind. They told doctors that they were unable to bear the thought of not being able to see each other again. The twins, who have not been named but have been pictured on Belgian television, had spent their entire lives together, sharing a flat and working as cobblers. Belgium’s Het Laatste Nieuws newspaper reported on the weekend that doctors at Brussels University...