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  • Man falls to his death after defecating between subway cars (New York City)

    01/15/2013 5:22:17 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 73 replies
    NY Post ^ | 1/15/13 | JENNIFER FERMINO, KAYLEE OSOWSKI and JAMIE SCHRAM
    It was his time to go. A 31-year old Bronx man fell to his death this afternoon while defecating between subway cars on a moving number 6 train, cops said. The man fell onto the tracks and was run over by the northbound train as it was leaving 125th Street station shortly after 4 pm, police said. It gets weirder.
  • Sweeping new abortion bill in New York: “It defies common sense”

    01/15/2013 5:20:36 PM PST · by wonkowasright · 19 replies
    Patheos ^ | 1/15/2013 | Deacon Greg Kandra
    Last week, Cardinal Timothy Dolan raised his objections to proposed abortion legislation in New York. Now the state Catholic Conference has issued a point-by-point memo that makes clear how extreme Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal really is. The memo below comes from the conference website.
  • Violent fight between middle school girls caught on tape in Ravenswood (WV)

    01/15/2013 5:20:29 PM PST · by Morgana · 11 replies
    WOWK ^ | 1.15.2013 | Jesse Shaffer
    A fight between two middle school girls is caught on tape, and it's making the rounds online. It happened over the weekend, and Ravenswood police say they're investigating this shocking fight. "A lot of juveniles think that they can't get in trouble and they're not going to go to jail. Well they're badly mistaken because there are jails out there specifically for juveniles," said Chief L.B. Morrison of the Ravenswood Police Department. "I mean this is, this is disgusting." Chief Morrison says posting a violent video like this one on Facebook is basically inviting the police into your personal lives....
  • The Days Of Noah (1) ...Genesis 6 pt 1

    01/15/2013 5:17:44 PM PST · by pastorbillrandles · 28 replies
    01-15-13 | Bill Randles
    And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose. And the Lord said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.(Genesis 6:1-3)And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man. They did eat, they...
  • Freep a Poll! (Do you forgive Lance Armstrong?)

    01/15/2013 5:16:33 PM PST · by dynachrome · 42 replies
    dailynews.com ^ | 1-15-13 | LA Daily News
    Do you forgive Lance Armstrong? Yes No
  • 2 reported dead in shooting at Kentucky college

    01/15/2013 5:13:54 PM PST · by Doogle · 22 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 01/15/13 | FOX
    DEVELOPING -- At least two people reportedly were killed and one person was wounded in a shooting Tuesday at a community college in Kentucky. Hazard Community and Technical College was put on lockdown as police responded to reports of a shooting at the school.
  • Alaska: Political power struggle is fight for GOP future

    01/15/2013 5:10:39 PM PST · by Kolath · 4 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 01/14/2013 | Dave Nalle
    Those who follow the emerging blood sport of Republican Party internal politics know that much goes that doesn't get much coverage in the major media, but may have a profound effect on the political future of the nation Events in far off Alaska are significant in what they show about a struggle which may be coming to your state GOP in the next few months.
  • More than 200 involved in Benton Harbor High School Brawl

    01/15/2013 5:04:46 PM PST · by Bon of Babble · 49 replies
    WSBT ^ | January 14, 2013 | WSBT-TV report
    Police say they've had enough of fights in and outside Benton Harbor High School. There were several fights again in school Monday. A 14-year-old student was arrested for bringing a knife in and making threats. This comes just days after police say they dealt with the largest brawl they'd ever seen. More than 200 kids were involved.
  • Obama v. Israel, cont'd

    01/15/2013 5:04:18 PM PST · by ColdOne · 7 replies
    politico ^ | 1/15/13 | DONOVAN SLACK
    The White House is not denying a report that President Obama repeatedly said that "Israel doesn’t know what its own best interests are." The comment, reported in a Bloomberg View column by Jeffrey Goldberg on Monday, came after the administration of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced it would advance plans for settlements in the West Bank following recognition by the United Nations in November of the Palestinan Authority as an observer "state." "When informed about the Israeli decision, Obama, who has a famously contentious relationship with the prime minister, didn’t even bother getting angry. He told several people that...
  • French Tax Hell

    01/15/2013 4:57:41 PM PST · by BfloGuy · 2 replies
    City Journal ^ | 15 January 3013 | Theodore Dalrymple
    The press has focused most of its attention on Hollande’s desire to raise the income tax—as justified by the Orwellian term “contribution exceptionelle de solidarité,” as if the feeling of solidarity were something that tax inspectors could wring from the human heart. But France already endures a much more harmful tax: the ISF, or L’Impôt sur la fortune, a tax on capital assets irrespective of whether they bring the owner any income. It is this tax that induced the French actor, Gérard Depardieu, to announce initially that he was moving to Belgium (before becoming a Russian citizen). In fact, income...
  • House accepts $33.7B Sandy bill amendment

    01/15/2013 4:56:39 PM PST · by BradtotheBone · 36 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/15/13 07:11 PM ET | Pete Kasperowicz
    The House on Tuesday evening approved an amendment to a huge Hurricane Sandy relief bill that adds $33.7 billion to the bill, nearly tripling the size of the main bill. Members approved the amendment from Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-N.J.) in a 228-192 vote. It was opposed by 190 Republicans, but 38 Republicans joined 190 Democrats in support and allowed it to pass. That vote put the House on a path to passing a $50.7 billion disaster aid bill early Tuesday evening. Along the way, the House also rejected several other amendments that would have shaved millions of dollars off the...
  • Idle No More - OPP Commissioner's Internal Message (Indian Protests in Ontario)

    01/15/2013 4:54:28 PM PST · by fanfan · 8 replies
    You Tube ^ | 15 Jan 2013 | OPP Commissioner Chris Lewis
    A video message from Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner Chris Lewis to all members of the OPP, uniform, and civilian. Talking about why his police force have allowed Indian protests to stop commerce and transportation for over 2 weeks. He actually said : "These concepts and strategies, developed from experience, hard work and common sense, are difficult and complex to explain to the general public." See the whole thing at the link. Sickening.
  • (Battlefield315 Cartoon) Meet the Liberal Elite

    01/15/2013 4:52:33 PM PST · by doug from upland · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1-2013 | Battlefield315
    YOU WILL LOVE THIS! MEET THE LIBERAL ELITE
  • Head Start's Sad and Costly Start -- What Washington Doesn't Want You to Know

    01/15/2013 4:52:04 PM PST · by Bon of Babble · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 14, 2013 | Lindsey M. Burke
    Head Start is an $8 billion per year federal preschool program, designed to improve the kindergarten readiness of low-income children. Since its inception in1965, taxpayers have spent more than $180 billion on the program. But HHS’ latest Head Start Impact Study found taxpayers aren’t getting a good return on this “investment.” According to the congressionally-mandated report, Head Start has little to no impact on cognitive, social-emotional, health, or parenting practices of its participants. In fact, on a few measures, access to the program actually produced negative effects
  • Two Dead In Hazard Community And Technical College Shooting

    01/15/2013 4:49:48 PM PST · by EBH · 19 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 1/15/13 | WLEX-TV
    Breaking news in Perry County tonight. It's a shooting at the Hazard Community and Technical College. That's on One Community College Drive. There has been a shooting on the school campus, and sources tell LEX18 that three people have been shot... two are dead.
  • Gunman wounds man, himself at St. Louis school

    01/15/2013 4:36:17 PM PST · by Uncle Chip · 10 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | January 15, 2013 | JIM SALTER | Associated Press
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A part-time student strode into the office of a longtime administrator at a downtown St. Louis business school Tuesday and shot the man in the chest, creating panic in the school before turning the gun on himself, police said. Both men were in surgery Tuesday afternoon at Saint Louis University Hospital. Police Chief Sam Dotson said he was optimistic both would survive, but a hospital spokesman declined to discuss their conditions. Police did not identify either man, but Dotson said the administrator was a longtime employee in his late 40s. He said the suspect had been...
  • Gun sale surge driven by fear, Obama says

    01/15/2013 4:29:06 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 88 replies
    The San Francisco Chronicle ^ | January 14, 2013 | Charles J. Lewis
    One month after the school massacre in Newtown, Conn., President Obama attributed the recent surge of weapons sales to efforts by gun control foes to arouse fears that the federal government would seize firearms. Obama said he would unveil details of his "sensible, common-sense" program for tighter gun controls later this week. The president, responding to questions at a White House news conference Monday, said those steps would include "an assault weapons ban that is meaningful," stronger background checks and measures to keep high-capacity magazine clips "out of the hands of folks who shouldn't have them." Asked at his news...
  • DNR Says Worker Improperly Accessed License Data

    01/15/2013 4:20:11 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 8 replies
    kstp ^ | 1-15-13 | Leslie Dyste
    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says it's notifying about 5,000 people after an employee accessed their driving and motor vehicle records without authorization. The agency said in a statement Tuesday that the employee is no longer employed by the DNR. Spokesman Chris Niskanen says he can't elaborate on that. The DNR says it has asked the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to investigate. No charges have been filed so far. The DNR says its own investigation found no indication the data was sold, disclosed to others or used for criminal purposes. But the agency is advising the 5,000 affected people...
  • A Nasty Side Effect Of When RINO's Endorse Democrats

    01/15/2013 4:18:32 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 11 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 1-15-13 | The Looking Spoon
    A follow up to this post on Powell's continued defection from the party that helped him rise to where he is today.
  • Obama to get new license plate? (Updated)

    01/15/2013 4:17:35 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 15 replies
    The Politico ^ | January 15, 2013 | DONOVAN SLACK
    The DC Council wants him to -- specifically one that says "Taxation without Representation." Two members of the council are headed to the White House to meet with administration officials Friday, and they are bringing the new plate with hopes that President Obama will agree to put it on his limousine. If not permanently, then at least during the Inaugural parade. "If the president would put the plates on, I think it would lift our spirits," Councilmember Mary M. Cheh told POLITICO. "It's important that people know the situation we're in." The council unanimously passed a resolution earlier this week...
  • Woman Charged with Arranging Husband's Beating

    01/15/2013 4:17:35 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 8 replies
    kstp ^ | 1-15-13 | Jennie Olson
    A Mankato woman is charged with arranging the beating of her husband by two men with aluminum baseball bats. Prosecutors say 24-year-old Ashley Stillwell had an argument with her husband over bills on Jan. 8, left the house and returned with the two men. A criminal complaint says the men struck Gary Stillwell several times with the bats in front of his children
  • STAND UP FOR THE SECOND AMENDMENT BY STANDING WITH NEW YORK STATE SENATOR KATHLEEN MARCHIONE

    01/15/2013 3:59:55 PM PST · by FR_addict · 29 replies
    NY State Senator Kathleen Marchione ^ | 1/15/2013 | Senator Kathleen Marchione
    SIGN KATHY’S PETITION TO REPEAL AND REPLACE RESTRICTIVE NEW GUN CONTROL MEASURES THAT WILL WEAKEN THE SECOND AMENDMENT CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS OF LAW-ABIDING NEW YORKERS SENATOR KATHLEEN MARCHIONE Protecting Our 2nd Amendment Rights Help Senator Marchione Repeal and Replace Restrictive New Gun Control that Weakens the Second Amendment Constitutional Rights of Law-Abiding New Yorkers! In a vote held in the state Legislature last night – Monday, January 14, 2013 – the Second Amendment Constitutional freedoms of New Yorkers were weakened with passage of restrictive new gun control. I strongly opposed this legislation that was rushed through both houses of our state...
  • Gun protest held at Wal-Mart near Newtown

    01/15/2013 3:56:21 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The Boston Globe / The Associated Press ^ | January 15, 2013 | Bonny Ghosh
    DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Gun control activists gathered Tuesday at a Wal-Mart store less than 10 miles from Sandy Hook Elementary School to demand the company stop selling military-style rifles. About 80 protesters, including three directly affected by recent mass shootings, helped deliver a petition to store officials they said contained that names of almost 300,000 people who want Wal-Mart to stop selling rifles similar to the semi-automatic Bushmaster used in the killing of 20 children and six adults at the Newtown school on Dec. 14. The names were gathered online. ‘‘The interest and the commitment of the American people...
  • Man arrested for giving people wedgies

    01/15/2013 3:52:00 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 31 replies
    myfoxatlanta.com ^ | Jan 15, 2013 | Kristin Wright
    BRADENTON (AP) - He's a prankster. He kisses strangers. He crawls under moving vehicles. He pretends to sleep on busy highways. But 18-year-old Charles Ross may have taken his stunts too far Sunday. He ended up in jail and charged with misdemeanor battery. Ross was arrested at the Royal Palm movie theater in Bradenton where he was giving people he didn't know 'wedgies' and recording it. Ross bonded out of jail Monday. "It's supposed to be a joke. Some people can find the humor and laugh at it. Others can't," said Ross, who says he does understand why some people...
  • Sandy Hook: this man helped save six children is now getting harassed for it

    01/15/2013 3:50:57 PM PST · by Dead Dog · 67 replies
    Salon ^ | Alex Seitz-Wald
    See link
  • Brisk gun sales leave store shelves bare (so much for the masses wanting gun control)

    01/15/2013 3:50:05 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 25 replies
    CRESTWOOD, KY (WAVE) - A new Washington Post poll found 52 percent of Americans favor new gun control measures. Despite that, guns are flying off store shelves in Kentuckiana. Owners at several gun shops tell WAVE 3 News, they've had days when their stores are packed, some even say they had lines out the door and all of those we talked to tell us, their supplies are running low. "They've been though the roof," said Open Range Sales consultant Aaron Hatfield of gun sales and one thing is driving them, "fear," he said. "They're scared of what's going to happen...
  • Donald Trump Endorses Netanyahu for Prime Minister

    01/15/2013 3:45:02 PM PST · by dennisw · 19 replies
    israelnationalnews ^ | 1/15/2013 | By David Lev
    Donald Trump, the billionaire American real estate developer and television celebrity, on Tuesday endorsed Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu for reelection. In a video released Tuesday, Trump is seen calling Netanyahu “an amazing person, and an exceptional person,” deserving of the support of every Israeli. The effort to get Trump to endorse Netanyahu was the idea of Jonny Daniels, an Israeli public relations agent who counts among his clients many American celebrities and business officials in Israel. Daniels asked Trump to endorse Netanyahu and the Likud, in order to stress the importance of reelecting the Prime Minister for Israelis. Daniels said...
  • Who Thought Obama Would Negotiate?

    01/15/2013 3:38:19 PM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 15, 2013 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: You know what amuses me today? All these media types. Let me take you back. Leading into the debate on the debt ceiling, remember even going into last year, the fiscal cliff first and then the debt ceiling, remember all these people saying to the Republicans, "Look, you guys just go ahead and agree to a tax increase on the rich and all that stuff and then Obama will have to negotiate. He will." I was incredulous. I said, "Who are these people?" It was a lot of people pressuring the Republicans, other Republicans, media types. "You...
  • Man who helped Sandy Hook kids is harassed by conspiracy theorists

    01/15/2013 3:33:14 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 86 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 1/15/2013 | Yahoo News
    A man who found six children in his driveway in Newtown, Conn., after their teacher had been shot and killed in last month's school massacre has become the target of conspiracy theorists who believe the shootings were staged. “I don’t know what to do,” Gene Rosen told Salon.com. “I’m getting hang-up calls, I’m getting some calls, I’m getting emails with, not direct threats, but accusations that I’m lying, that I’m a crisis actor, ‘How much am I being paid?'”
  • Wager-Losing Denver Mayor Hurt Doing 'Squirrel Dance'

    01/15/2013 3:28:42 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    nfl.com ^ | Jan. 15, 2013 | Marc Sessler
    Denver mayor Michael Hancock has paid dearly for the Denver Broncos' playoff loss to the Baltimore Ravens. The Broncos' 38-35 defeat in double overtime Saturday dropped Hancock into the loss column of a bet he made with Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. Along with shipping a crate of dry-aged "cowboy cut" rib-eye steaks to Baltimore's political leader, Hancock was tasked with performing a public rendition of the "squirrel dance," the pregame routine made famous by Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis. Those plans are on hold after Hancock hurt himself Monday night preparing for the jig. Vote for the top 10 plays of...
  • Obama Exploits Children to push gun control agenda

    01/15/2013 3:27:19 PM PST · by Marketfly1 · 32 replies
    Bayoubuzz.com ^ | January 15, 2012 | Jeff Crouere
    The Obama administration will let no political opportunity go to waste. Tomorrow, the President will unveil his gun control agenda surrounded by children who wrote him letters in the aftermath of the Newtown tragedy. Not surprisingly, children from around the country have been frightened by the mass murder at Sandy Hook elementary. They have been influenced by the non-stop media coverage of the horrible incident and are worried about safety in their own schools.
  • Santelli Rips the Keynesians: “The Answer Is Always More Money” (Video)

    01/15/2013 3:26:13 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 6 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | January 15, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    “The answer is always more money… in ten years when we look back, is the weight of all this debt going to take care of all of these impulsive upticks?” http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2013/01/santelli-rips-the-keynesians-the-answer-is-always-more-money-video/
  • Homeowner shoots two breaking into SUV

    01/15/2013 3:21:39 PM PST · by Daffynition · 25 replies
    WOAI ^ | 01/15/2013 | Kristina De Leon
    SAN ANTONIO -- A homeowner shot two men, killing one, when he heard someone breaking into his SUV. It happened on Lightstone Drive near Stone Oak and Hardy Oak Boulevard shortly before 2 a.m. Police say the owner of a parked SUV heard someone attempting to break into it. That's when, according to police, he went outside and spotted someone inside his vehicle. As he approached the vehicle the owner thought he spotted a gun. The SUV owner then fired at the suspect, hitting him one time in the upper torso. Police say the getaway driver then sped off. The...
  • Debt, Gov't Dysfunction Rise to Top of Americans' Issue List (Economy 21%, Guns/Gun Control Only 4%)

    01/15/2013 3:20:35 PM PST · by Red Steel · 5 replies
    Gallup ^ | January 14, 2013
    Fewer Americans now cite unemployment as most important problem PRINCETON, NJ -- Americans' concerns about the federal budget deficit and government dysfunction rose high enough in January to knock unemployment out of the top two slots on Gallup's "most important problem" list for the first time since 2009.These results are based on a Jan. 7-10 Gallup poll, conducted just after Washington lawmakers narrowly avoided the fiscal cliff by virtue of a resolution that in part postponed the deadline for legislated sequestration of spending until March 1. Additionally, a debt ceiling deadline looms within the next two months.
  • Horse Meat Discovered In Burgers Sold In UK And Ireland

    01/15/2013 3:16:04 PM PST · by B4Ranch · 75 replies
    http://www.businessinsider.com/ ^ | Jan. 15, 2013 | Ben Quinn,
    The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI), which made the discovery, said the burgers were produced by two processing plants in Ireland, Liffey Meats and Silvercrest Foods, and Dalepak Hambleton in the UK. In nine of the 10 burger samples from the four retailers, and from the Irish chain Dunnes Stores, horse DNA was found at very low levels. However, in one sample, from Tesco, the level of positive DNA indicated horsemeat accounted for 29% relative to the beef content.
  • US taps pension fund to avoid passing debt limit (Borrowing against borrowed pensions)

    01/15/2013 3:15:10 PM PST · by tobyhill · 33 replies
    msn money ^ | 1/15/2013 | MARTIN CRUTSINGER
    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says the government has begun borrowing from the federal employee pension fund to keep operating without surpassing its debt limit. Geithner says in a letter to congressional leaders that the move will free up $156 billion in borrowing authority while Congress debates increasing the $16.4 trillion debt limit.
  • With Kids as Human Shields, Obama Will Unveil Left's Long-Held Plan to Grab Guns

    01/15/2013 3:12:57 PM PST · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 15, 2013 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: The media are just salivating today. Politico, the Washington Post, the New York Times. Folks, they can barely keep their pants up, they are so excited. (interruption) Yeah. (sigh) They might not laugh at that, either. Yeah, some of them are wearing pants. They're all excited over Biden's proposals. Nineteen proposals to try to limit the availability of guns. Nineteen proposals to get around the Second Amendment. Many of these 19 proposals will come via executive order -- and if they do, they will be illegal. Executive orders are not intended to be used this way. Executive...
  • Racial Tensions Flare at Queens Redistricting Hearing

    01/15/2013 3:12:05 PM PST · by Altura Ct. · 4 replies
    Observer.Com ^ | 1/15/2013
    Unlike Teddy Roosevelt, the president he quoted at last night’s Queens redistricting hearing, Republican Councilman Dan Halloran spoke loudly and did not carry a big stick. Mr. Halloran’s bruising 2009 City Council race in northeast Queens cast a long shadow over the hearing in Long Island City- the third of its kind in front of a commission tasked with the decennial redrawing of districts to reflect demographic changes in the city- where he and allied civic groups clashed with Asian advocacy organizations about whether a neighborhood, Oakland Gardens, should be incorporated into Mr. Halloran’s 19th District. The heavily Asian neighborhood,...
  • Napolitano Stays at DHS, Immigration Reform Advocates Cheer

    01/15/2013 3:05:26 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 2 replies
    ABC News Univision ^ | Jan. 14, 2013 | JORDAN FABIAN
    Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano will remain at her post during President Obama's second term, a development that could have implications for the debate over immigration reform. Officials from the White House and the Department of Homeland Security confirmed to ABC/Univision on Monday that Napolitano will stay in her current job.
  • Piers Morgan to Ben Shapiro: How about a townhall debate where my other guests and I can berate you?

    01/15/2013 3:04:00 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/15/2013 | AllahPundit
    They need a gun-rights supporter for their ritual shaming ceremony and since Shapiro embarrassed Morgan the other night, he was naturally a top choice. Alternate headline: "Man declines to serve as prop." [W]hen it came time to book the show, Morgan’s team refused to tell Shapiro what the format of the show would be. When Shapiro said that he expected balance --- a second one-on-one interview with Morgan — Morgan’s producers balked. They did insist strongly, however, that Shapiro appear on the show, where he would be “in for the entire show” and “have a huge part.” When Shapiro again...
  • Fitch warns it may downgrade US over debt standoff

    01/15/2013 3:00:23 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 01/15/2013 | PAN PYLAS
    The United States could lose its top credit rating for the second time from a leading agency if there's a delay in raising the country's debt ceiling, Fitch Ratings warned Tuesday. Congress has to increase the country's debt limit, which effectively rules how much debt the U.S. can have, by the end of February or face a potential default, Fitch says. There are fears that the debate will descend into the sort of squabbling and political brinkmanship that marked the last effort to raise the ceiling in the summer of 2011. Outgoing U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner warned then that...
  • (PA) Please contact state legislators for Right to Bear Arms Protection Act

    01/15/2013 2:56:57 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 12 replies
    Posted: January 11, 2013 04:12 PM From: Representative Daryl Metcalfe To: All House members Subject: Right to Bear Arms Protection Act I am currently having legislation drafted that is similar to firearm legislation recently introduced in Wyoming. My legislation would prohibit the enforcement of any new federal restriction, prohibition or registration requirement for firearms, magazines, and ammunition. My legislation would also require the state to intercede on behalf of Pennsylvania citizens against any federal attempt to register, ban or restrict the purchase or ownership of firearms and firearms accessories which are currently legal products. I hope you will join me...
  • Study: Top 5 Movies Contain 185 Victims of Violence (Video)

    01/15/2013 2:56:51 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 5 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 1:04 PM PST 1/15/2013 | Paul Bond
    Study: Top 5 Movies Contain 185 Victims of Violence (Video) 1:04 PM PST 1/15/2013 by Paul Bond share Comments (45)  153   "Django Unchained" Conservative-leaning group catalogs violent deaths in the weekend's top-grossing films including "Django Unchained," "Les Miserables" and "Gangster Squad." U.S. lawmakers might be eyeing more gun-control laws in the wake of several mass shootings, including one that took the lives of 26 women and children at an elementary school in Connecticut, but conservative groups have their sights set on laying some of the blame on the movie industry.
  • (VANITY) Know anyone with Obama buyer's remorse after the last election?

    01/15/2013 2:56:48 PM PST · by eekitsagreek · 38 replies
    I was curious if anyone here knows or has met someone who voted for Obama in the last election and now regrets it? Or, having voted for a third party due to not liking Romney (for whatever reason) and regrets that?
  • 2nd Amendment March (Video - Jan. 19, 2013)

    01/15/2013 2:50:19 PM PST · by servo1969 · 5 replies
    YouTube.com ^ | 1-12-2013 | hickok45
    Be sure you participate! http://www.guncontrolmorecrime.com/ I didn't really mean to use the term "Left" in such a general sense. I know that there are people on the "Left" who support the cause. We welcome you; it's one of the reasons I try not to play the Party Politics game on YouTube. It's hard to avoid this, because while it's true that everybody on the Left is not anti-gun, it's hard to find a serious anti-gunner who is NOT on the far left politically.
  • France’s Surprising Resistance to Gay Marriage (1000 buses rented + 5 TGV trains for the march)

    01/15/2013 2:49:06 PM PST · by NYer · 19 replies
    First Things ^ | January 15, 2013 | Robert Royal
    Napoleon, who was a brilliant strategist, often told subordinates that they should treat the pope as if he had 200,000 men at arms. In other words, the answer to Stalin’s cynical remark—“How many divisions does the pope have?”—was about ten, give or take, and they were extremely loyal and prepared to die. This didn’t stop Napoleon from kidnapping Pius VI in 1799 when he refused to give up temporal authority (Pius died in France a few weeks later partly because of his imprisonment). His successor, Pius VII, believed in democracy and signed a Concordat with the “First Consul,” soon to...
  • Meese: Obama Risks Impeachment If He Uses Executive Order for Gun Control

    01/15/2013 2:44:46 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 34 replies
    http://www.newsmax.com ^ | January 15, 2013 | Todd Beamon and Kathleen Walter
    Former U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese III declared in an exclusive Newsmax TV interview that President Barack Obama could easily be impeached if he bypassed Congress and enacted gun-control legislation by executive order. Meese's comments came on the same day President Obama told the White House press corp at the last news conference of his first term that he was reviewing actions, including issuing executive orders, where he could take action without congressional approval to confront gun violence in the nation. Obama said he would present a plan within days. The options include stronger background checks, a meaningful ban on...
  • Cuomo Signs Gun Legislation Into Law

    01/15/2013 2:43:29 PM PST · by Red Steel · 189 replies
    nyt ^ | January 15, 2013 | THOMAS KAPLAN
    ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed into law on Tuesday a sweeping package of gun control measures, significantly expanding a ban on assault weapons and making New York the first state to change its laws in response to the mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school. Mr. Cuomo signed the bill less than an hour after the State Assembly approved the legislation on a 104-to-43 vote. The State Senate approved the measure, 43 to 18, on Monday night. The expanded ban on assault weapons broadens the definition of such weapons, banning semiautomatic pistols and rifles with detachable magazines and...
  • Obamaphone Lady: "Öbama lied to us"

    01/15/2013 2:39:04 PM PST · by GlockThe Vote · 48 replies
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=38nEispWqG8 How does it feel now sucker!
  • Canadian law professor calls for legal changes to bring about ‘queering’ of Catholic schools

    01/15/2013 2:38:54 PM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 11 replies
    Catholic World News ^ | January 15, 2013 | Staff
    In “Queering Schools, GSAs and the Law: Taking on God”--an excerpt from the book The Gay Agenda: Claiming Space, Identity & Justice--a law professor at the University of Manitoba calls for changes in “state-issued law and policy approaches” to ensure that Canadian schools, including Catholic schools, become “queered.” “The most effective approach would call for laws, policies and programs that mandate curriculum and educative responses to transform the schooling experience of all students,” writes Donn Short, who discusses “the reach of the law and the ability of the law to take on what sits as the major social norm and...