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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...
  • Family quarrels add intrigue to lotto winner death

    01/13/2013 11:54:18 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    Daily Breeze ^ | 01/12/2013 | JASON KEYSER
    In the week since news surfaced that a Chicago man was poisoned to death with cyanide just before he was to collect a lottery payout, surprising details about his convoluted family saga have trickled out daily. Urooj Khan's widow and siblings fought for months over the businessman's estate, including the lottery check. His father-in-law owed tens of thousands of dollars in taxes.
  • French Strikes in Mali Supplant Caution of U.S.

    01/13/2013 11:16:07 PM PST · by Seizethecarp · 20 replies
    New York Times ^ | January 13, 2013 | ADAM NOSSITER, ERIC SCHMITT and MARK MAZZETTI.
    French fighter jets struck deep inside Islamist strongholds in northern Mali on Sunday, shoving aside months of international hesitation about storming the region after every other effort by the United States and its allies to thwart the extremists had failed. For years, the United States tried to stem the spread of Islamic militancy in the region by conducting its most ambitious counterterrorism program ever across these vast, turbulent stretches of the Sahara. But as insurgents swept through the desert last year, commanders of this nation’s elite army units, the fruit of years of careful American training, defected when they were...
  • Debt Ceiling and Guns: Using Presidential Authority to the Fullest

    01/13/2013 10:47:44 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    UK Progressive ^ | January 13, 2013 | Secretary Robert Reich
    Anyone who thinks congressional Republicans will roll over on the debt ceiling or gun control or other pending hot-button issues hasn’t been paying attention. But the President can use certain tools that come with his office – responsibilities enshrined in the Constitution and in his capacity as the nation’s chief law-enforcer — to achieve some of his objectives. On the debt ceiling, for example, he might pay the nation’s creditors regardless of any vote on the debt ceiling – based on the the Fourteenth Amendment’s explicit directive (in Section 4) that “the validity of the public debt of the United...
  • Gun Owners Outed By NY Newspaper Speak Out On "Hannity"

    01/13/2013 10:23:12 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 19 replies
    New Yorkers sound off on invasion of privacy on FOX News' "Hannity.
  • San Francisco Just Isn't Gay Enough for Oaklanders

    01/13/2013 10:07:14 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    SF Weekly ^ | Thu., Jan. 10 2013 | Erin Sherbert
    We have yet to recover from last year when we were told that the God-worshiping city of Salt Lake City, Utah, was gayer than San Francisco. Now, the gay universe is adding insult to injury when it decided that Oakland, the place San Franciscans love to hate, is gayer than gay. Using this criteria below, the Advocate decided that not only is San Francisco not the gayest city in the nation, but our stepsisters across the bay are more homosexual and fabulous than S.F.
  • Anonymous warns of US 'insurrection'

    01/13/2013 9:59:43 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    The Examiner ^ | January 13, 2013 | David Garrett, Jr.
    In a video uploaded to YouTube yesterday, Anonymous warned of an "insurrection" in the United States and said that the federal government is using the Sandy Hook school shooting as an excuse to confiscate weapons from law-abiding citizens. It appears that the original video was uploaded on Dec. 24, 2012 and has received about 1,000 views, but within the past two days, renewed interest in its message caused over a dozen copies to appear online and receive tens of thousands of views. According to CNN, Vice President Joe Biden's gun task force will have their recommendations ready on Tuesday. "Many...
  • Python on Plane Wing Captured on Video (Held on Entire Flight)

    01/13/2013 9:59:15 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    Python on plane wing: Passengers on a Qantas flight from Paupa New Guina to Cairns, Australia, videotaped a 10-foot python on the wing of their plane during a nearly two-hour flight.Stunned Qantas Airways passengers watched out their windows as a large python clung to a plane's wing during a nearly two-hour flight from Australia's northeastern city of Cairns to Papua New Guinea. The 3-meter (10-foot) python fought to stay on the wing, pulling itself forward only to be pushed back by the frigid wind.
  • Two gun makers killed in two days, and no answers (Photos)

    01/13/2013 9:49:52 PM PST · by george76 · 38 replies
    Examiner ^ | January 10, 2013 | Dave Gibson
    On Friday, January 4, the owner of Noveske Rifleworks, 36-year-old John Noveske, was killed in a single-vehicle accident on Highway 260 in Oregon. ... Only a day earlier, the lifeless body of 32-year-old Keith Ratliff was found at FPS Industries in Franklin County, Ga., just outside of Carnesville. He had been shot once in the head, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Ratliff was well known for a series of videos he produced
  • On Building a Potato Gun in the Garage

    01/13/2013 9:37:43 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 4 replies
    Blog & Mablog ^ | 1-13-13 | Douglas Wilson
    Our office has been asked for a statement from Douglas Wilson on the news that he has been formally uninvited from delivering the prayer at President Obama's Second Inauguration. This controversy, as many know, revolves around the fact that Pastor Wilson made a joke a number of years ago in a sermon about how Brian McLaren's theology was gay enough to be made conga queen at the Fire Island Fruit Festival. When the AP asked Pastor Wilson about the joke, he had forgotten about it completely. When the tape was played, Pastor Wilson laughed all over again, and said he...
  • Iran’s nuclear bomb program complete

    01/13/2013 9:31:33 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    WND ^ | January 7, 2013 | Reza Kahlili
    Iran successfully has built a nuclear bomb with the help of Russia and North Korea and has enough weapons-grade uranium and plutonium for more, according to a source in the Revolutionary Guards intelligence unit. The source, who has access to Iran’s nuclear program, said the Islamic regime is working out of seven nuclear sites, most unknown to the IAEA, and that its nuclear bomb program is complete. North Korea has provided the regime with plutonium for nuclear warheads, the source verified, and the last obstacle to overcome is arming missiles with those warheads. …
  • The Rapture Will Not Occur Until the Saints Have Gone Through the Tribulation (vanity)

    01/13/2013 9:28:12 PM PST · by madison10 · 206 replies
    My Bible | 01/13/13 | Maddie10
    I cannot believe I never caught this before as I've been reading the Bible most of my life and have been listening to evangelists, preachers, etc for almost as long. (50+ years) I started reading in the Song of Solomon last night, but ended up in the Book of Revelation. Here's the quote from Revelation, Chapter 14:9A third angel followed them and said in a loud voice: “If anyone worships the beast and his image and receives his mark on the forehead or on the hand, 10 he, too, will drink of the wine of God’s fury, which has been...
  • Schumer Calls On WalMart & Other Retailers To Suspend Assault Weapons Sales While Debated In Cong...

    01/13/2013 9:24:59 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 114 replies
    Yeshiva World News ^ | Sunday, January 13th, 2013 | United States Senator Charles E. Schumer
    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today called on the nation’s largest gun retailers to participate in a temporary moratorium on selling assault-style rifles until Congress has considered legislation to reduce gun violence. >snip A copy of Schumer’s letter can be found below: Michael Duke Chief Executive Officer Wal-Mart Thomas Millner Chief Executive Officer Cabela’s James Hagale Chief Executive Officer Bass Pro Shops David Pratt Chief Executive Officer Gander Mountain Darrell Webb Chief Executive Officer Sports Authority Rodney Faldyn Chief Executive Officer Academy Sports and Outdoors Steven G. Miller Chief Executive Officer Big Five Sports Dear Mr. Duke, Mr. Millner, Mr....
  • Walter McDougall on Early U.S. Diplomacy (Part 1)

    01/13/2013 9:08:46 PM PST · by Lorianne · 1 replies
    You Tube ^ | Jan 13, 2013 (lecture in 2010 I think) | Walter McDougall
    Set of 4 videos of a lecture on early US diplomacy, each video about 14 minutes long Walter McDougall on Early U.S. Diplomacy (Part 1) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OFv9SnycB6s Walter McDougall on Early U.S. Diplomacy (Part 2) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2Zt6nwuEt0 Walter McDougall on Early U.S. Diplomacy (Part 3) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3CHIv3OmI2U Walter McDougall on Early U.S. Diplomacy (Part 4) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZwidN85gK8
  • Guide to Personal 3D Printers

    01/13/2013 8:38:15 PM PST · by null and void · 49 replies
    Retrevo ^ | 1/10/13 | Andrew Eisner
    Guide to Personal 3D Printers 3D Systems’ Cube 3D There is an emerging new category in the gadget world. The products are called 3D printers and although still evolving, they are becoming relatively affordable and quite workable. The term and the idea of a personal 3D printer came from the work of two MIT grad students who in 1995 modified an inkjet printer to deposit layers of plastic in a process sometimes referred to as additive manufacturing. RepRap was also early on the 3D printer scene with an open source 3D printer project that helped inspire an early 3D printer...
  • Board Mulls Allowing Guns in Ariz. County Building

    01/13/2013 8:35:33 PM PST · by Hildy · 18 replies
    AP ^ | January 13, 2013
    An Arizona county is considering a plan to remove the metal detector at its administration building and allow people to freely carry guns at the location as they carry out government business. Mohave County added the walk-through metal detector and gun lockers a few years ago, subjecting people to security and forcing them to stow their guns before entering the building. But the county is now exploring an idea to let people carry guns in the building.
  • Vanity - Don't own a gun - need advice

    01/13/2013 8:21:40 PM PST · by Aria · 114 replies
    1/13/2013 | Aria
    I live in what is considered a safe neighborhood and stay in "safe" areas, never had a problem YET. Not familiar with guns although my husband used to have quite a collection and I had a Baretta shotgun. I'm not so much afraid of home invasions or robberies at this point - but times are changing. What I'm more afraid of is our government setting off a stampede of marauding hoards. I have NO clue what might be useful for me - need advice.
  • Kenya's president rejects lawmakers' plan to triple their bonus

    01/13/2013 8:09:21 PM PST · by JerseyanExile · 7 replies
    Rueters ^ | January 12, 2013 | George Obulutsa
    Kenya's president rejected on Saturday plans by members of parliament to triple their end-of-term bonuses and award themselves diplomatic passports, bodyguards for life and state funerals. In their last act before parliament closed for March 4 elections, Kenyan lawmakers, already among the best paid in the world, tried for a second time in a few months to increase their end-term bonus to 9.3 million shillings ($107,200) each. President Mwai Kibaki struck down their first attempt last October and, amid public outrage at what one newspaper called the lawmakers' "eccentric greed", he again declined to sign the bill, saying it was...
  • Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 01-14-13

    01/13/2013 8:00:27 PM PST · by Salvation · 33 replies
    USCCB.org/RNAB ^ | 01-14-13 | Revised New American Bible
    January 14, 2013 Monday of the First Week in Ordinary Time   Reading 1 Heb 1:1-6 Brothers and sisters:In times past, God spoke in partial and various ways to our ancestors through the prophets; in these last days, he spoke to us through the Son, whom he made heir of all things and through whom he created the universe, who is the refulgence of his glory, the very imprint of his being,and who sustains all things by his mighty word.When he had accomplished purification from sins,he took his seat at the right hand of the Majesty on high,as far...
  • Colin Powell is No Republican

    01/13/2013 7:59:17 PM PST · by Red Nation Rising · 61 replies
    RedNationRising.com ^ | January 13, 2013 | Michael Holmes
    Colin Powell is NOT a Republican. If a chicken calls itself a cow, is the chicken a cow? Of course not. Powell appeared on “Meet the Press” with David Gregory on Sunday and sounded like he just attended the Nancy Pelosi Summit of Anti-Conservative Talking Points and Race Baiting. Powell referenced Sarah Palin and John Sununu, two conservative patriots, as being racist. He said Palin’s use of the phrase “shuckin’ and jivin” is racist. He said Sununu’s description of the President as “lazy” is racist. I am half-tempted to check out my local library to see if it has a...
  • Epic Seahawks Meltdown by 10 Year Old

    01/13/2013 7:54:38 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 54 replies
    http://www.youtube.com ^ | January 13, 2013 | Dennis Glasgow
    My 10-year-old Daughter has become a huge Seahawks Fan. So much, that she broke down after the incredible Seahawks playoff comeback in ATL, only to see them lose on a last-second FG.
  • Daniel Hannan | Occupy Wall Street Debate | Oxford Union

    01/13/2013 7:47:08 PM PST · by Lorianne · 6 replies
    You Tube ^ | 11 January 2013 | Daniel Hannan
    video 10:42
  • Air Force memo outlines sweeping budget cuts

    01/13/2013 7:42:23 PM PST · by ducttape45 · 53 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 1/11/2013 | Lolita Baldor
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Air Force leaders will cut flying hours by nearly 20 percent and prepare for a possible end to all noncombat or noncritical flights from late July through September if Congress can't agree on a budget and billions of dollars in automatic cuts are triggered.
  • Twin Sisters Fatally Struck By Truck While Fighting In South LA Street

    01/13/2013 7:41:04 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 52 replies
    cbsla.com ^ | January 13, 2013 4:40 PM | Ed Mertz
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Two women identified as twin sisters were killed Sunday after being hit by a truck on a South Los Angeles street. Officer Norma Eisenman of the Los Angeles Police Department says the incident began as a fight between the pair that spilled onto the streets. It occurred about 3 a.m. on Leimert Boulevard just north of 43rd Street. “The altercation they were having ended up out on the street somehow,” Eisenman said. “They were both struck by a vehicle.” A woman, who witnessed the crash, told KNX 1070′s Ed Mertz that a heavyset woman was pulling...
  • Pentagon considers hiring freeze, contract delays

    01/13/2013 7:37:30 PM PST · by ducttape45 · 5 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | 1/11/2013 | Fox News
    Washington – The Pentagon will begin taking steps to freeze civilian hiring, delay some contract awards and curtail some maintenance to prepare for drastic budget cuts if Congress can't reach an agreement on a final spending plan, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Thursday.
  • 13 European Housing Markets Sure Look Like Bubbles

    01/13/2013 7:35:29 PM PST · by Lorianne · 15 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 20 December 2012 | Jesse Colombo
    Could Sweden or Finland be the scene of the next European financial crisis? It is actually far likelier than most people realize. While the world has been laser-focused on the woes of the heavily-indebted PIIGS nations for the last couple of years, property markets in Northern and Western European countries have been bubbling up to dizzying new heights in a repeat performance of the very property bubbles that caused the global financial crisis in the first place.
  • Looming defense cuts had uneasy contractors leaving industry long before budget crisis

    01/13/2013 7:31:43 PM PST · by ducttape45 · 13 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | 1/13/2013 | Fox News
    The announcement that the Pentagon would scale back defense contracting amid massive budget cuts was unsettling but expected news for some contractors who have already left the industry amid the uncertainty that has loomed over them for nearly 18 months.
  • EU redrafts plan for bank rescue funding

    01/13/2013 7:25:10 PM PST · by BenLurkin
    ft.com ^ | January 13, 2013 8:24 pm | Peter Spiegel
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  • Scientists had fossil backbone backwards

    01/13/2013 7:16:14 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 27 replies
    www.chem.info ^ | Sunday, January 13, 2013 | Harriet Jarlett
    Dr Stephanie Pierce from the Royal Veterinary College and Professor Jennifer Clack from the University of Cambridge, who led the international team in the NERC-funded investigation, have been studying a 360 million year old extinct animal, Ichthyostega; thought to be the first species to have made brief excursions onto land. They had previously built up a 3D digital model of Ichthyostega's skeleton but on examination of the vertebral column, it became clear that something strange was happening. The researchers then scanned three fossil specimens using high energy X-rays, produced by the ESRF synchrotron in Grenoble , in order to build...
  • Second Amendment Show (Hannity)

    01/13/2013 7:15:58 PM PST · by FR_addict · 2 replies
    Hannity ^ | 1/13/2013 | Sean Hannity
    Hannity had a special on the 2nd Amendment, the Journal News, the coming gun ban legislation in NY State. An Assemblyman Steve Katz and a State Senator Greg Ball appeared. Greg Ball was especially outraged with Cuomo's gun confiscation plans. Judge Jennine Pirro was also on an expressed her outrage.
  • 2013 NFL Conference Championship Schedules, Sunday January 20th, 2013

    01/13/2013 7:12:16 PM PST · by Perdogg · 11 replies
    at (+3.5 - O/U 48) Fox TV 3pm EST- Weather - N/A Dome. at (-9.5 - O/U 51) CBS TV 630pm EST- Weather - Cold, Upper 20s/Low 30s 10% Chance of Snow