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  • Journalists Refuse Yard Signs That Say 'This Home Is Proudly Gun Free'

    01/16/2013 6:04:36 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 20 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | January 16, 2013 | P.J. Gladnick
    Being publicly identified as to whether or not you are a gun owner is fine for thee but not me. That is the attitude of many newspaper editors and journalists  as was revealed in a video produced by Project Veritas. Here is the Project Veritas explanation of what happened: Posing as "Citizens Against Senseless Violence," we visit the homes of journalists working for Westchester Journal News, MSNBC, and the Star-Ledger. We also visited the home of Eric Holder. None will take our signs that say "THIS HOME IS PROUDLY GUN FREE."
  • Robert Gibbs: NRA No Match For Obama Campaign Apparatus

    01/16/2013 6:02:13 AM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 52 replies
    talkingpointsmemo.com ^ | January 16, 2013 | Tom Kludt
    Former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs on Wednesday said the leftover campaign apparatus from President Barack Obama's re-election bid is more than capable of overpowering the lobbying efforts of the National Rifle Association. Gibbs said the president may have to return to campaign mode in order to push for new gun policies, suggesting that Obama should barnstorm the country to promote the proposals that the White House will unveil on Wednesday. "He's got to get out of the White House and travel the country," Gibbs said on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." "He's got to make his case directly to the...
  • Interior Secretary Ken Salazar leaving

    01/16/2013 6:00:38 AM PST · by thackney · 14 replies
    Fuel Fix ^ | January 16, 2013 | Jennifer A. Dlouhy
    Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is set to step down from his post in March, after four tumultuous years overseeing oil drilling, recreation, grazing and other activities on federal lands and waters. According to administration officials who confirmed the decision, Salazar plans to return home to his family in Colorado, the state that he represented in the Senate and where he served as attorney general for six years. In the post, Salazar oversaw the reorganization of government agencies that oversee offshore drilling in the wake of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Under Salazar’s watch, the Minerals Management Service was...
  • American Idol 2013--Live Thread

    01/16/2013 5:55:19 AM PST · by silent_jonny · 7,032 replies
    americanidol.com ^ | January 16, 2013
  • Sandy Hook and Christopher Rodia – Most ‘Conspiracy Theorists’ Can’t Think

    01/16/2013 5:55:19 AM PST · by Uncle Chip · 283 replies
    JoeQuinn.com ^ | January 11, 2013 | Joe Quinn
    Apparently many alternative news pundits and Sandy Hook conspiracy theorists are still fixated on the idea that a man named Christopher Rodia was the REAL owner of the black Honda Civic that has been identified as the car of Adam Lanza’s mother and which was found outside the Sandy Hook elementary school. The basis for this erroneous belief is police scanner audio that was picked up from the morning of Dec. 14th and details Connecticut State Police response to the massacre. I obtained the original audio files from Radioreference.com. I had to pay a small sum for the full files....
  • Michigan Mayors Pushing for Changes in Gun Laws

    01/16/2013 5:51:43 AM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 18 replies
    fox47news.com ^ | January 15, 2013
    On the one month anniversary of the Newtown school shooting, a group of Michigan mayors called for action to end gun violence. They're demanding universal background checks, a ban on military assault-style weapons and gun trafficking made a federal crime. "We're facing an avalanche, we are having guns rain down on us and bullets are raining down on our citizens," Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero said. "It has already been a terrible January in Lansing and we're not unique." Joining with law enforcement, the mayors are asking for the federal government to step in. They want additional, legal means to curb...
  • Petition: Eliminate armed guards for the President, Vice-President, and their families...

    01/16/2013 5:49:35 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 16 replies
    WhiteHouse.gov blinked. The petition has 22,717 signatures and was going to make 25,000. Now they have changed the threshold to 100,000. They could feel that heat. This petition implements RULES FOR RADICALS #5: "Ridicule is man's most potent weapon" against Obama. If gun-free zones make people safe, then why don’t we declare the immediate vicinity of the President and Vice-President to be gun-free zones and send the Secret Service home? Or are gun-free zones good enough for our kids, but not good enough for our overlords? It is the height of arrogance and hypocrisy for politicians to surround themselves with...
  • Constitutional Analysis of the Cuomo Gun Ban

    01/16/2013 5:47:10 AM PST · by wredlich · 25 replies
    Stop Wasting Money ^ | 1/15/2013 | Warren Redlich
    NY Governor Andrew Cuomo's so-called SAFE Act (Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act) is unconstitutional. The law explicitly goes after "military-style" firearms while purporting to protect hunting and sporting purposes. The Second Amendment is not about hunting and sporting uses of arms. Despite all the disputes about the phrasing, there can't be any question that it refers to "militia" and "the security of a free state." Neither of these has anything to do with hunting or sports. The key language in the ban shows that the legislative intent is to discriminate against "military-style" features, and favoring (in a relative sense)...
  • White House now requires ‘We the People’ petitions to have 100,000 signatures for official response

    01/16/2013 5:36:09 AM PST · by upchuck · 37 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Wednesday, January 16, 2013 | Neil Munro
    President Barack Obama’s deputies have quadrupled the number of signatures that petitioners on the administration’s “We the People” website must collect to get an official response from the White House, following a series of popular, provocative and disrespectful signature drives by his critics. Some of the petitions sought approval for states to secede after Obama’s re-election, while others called on the White House to disavow executive orders that restrict gun rights, or to deport CNN’s British-born, progressive host Piers Morgan. “Starting today, as we move into a second term, petitions must receive 100,000 signatures in 30 days in order to...
  • American Rifle

    I posted this a year ago and I think it's time again. It's written and performed by a friend of mine and I believe it has far more meaning now than it did then.
  • People For the American Way’ Smears Michele Bachmann

    01/16/2013 5:29:14 AM PST · by SJackson · 12 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | January 16, 2013 | John Perazzo
    - FrontPage Magazine - http://frontpagemag.com - ‘People For the American Way’ Smears Michele BachmannPosted By John Perazzo On January 16, 2013 @ 12:52 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 5 Comments To read and order Frank Gaffney’s pamphlet, The Muslim Brotherhood in the Obama Administration, click here.Last June, Rep. Michele Bachmann and four Republican colleagues sent letters to the Inspectors General at the Departments of Homeland Security, Justice, and State, asking them to investigate whether the Muslim Brotherhood—the ideological wellspring from which such terrorist outfits as al Qaeda and Hamas first emerged—might be gaining undue influence over high-level U.S. government officials....
  • Why Michele Bachmann Is Right About Keith Ellison-Vindicated Bachmann Under Attack

    01/16/2013 5:27:40 AM PST · by SJackson · 10 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | 1-16-12 | Robert Spencer
    Why Michele Bachmann Is Right About Keith Ellison - FrontPage Magazine - http://frontpagemag.com - Why Michele Bachmann Is Right About Keith EllisonPosted By Robert Spencer On January 16, 2013 @ 12:45 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 9 Comments Editors’ note: While Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN) has been vindicated for suggesting that Muslim Brotherhood elements have infiltrated the U.S. government, the left-wing activist group, People For the American Way (PFAW), has launched a petition drive against Rep. Bachmann in an effort to remove her from the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Frontpage editors felt this was an opportune time to...
  • Fla. Senate Panel Votes To Ban Spying With Drones

    01/16/2013 5:22:03 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 11 replies
    CBS Tampa Bay via AP ^ | 1/15/2013 | CBS Tampa Bay via AP
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida Senate panel says police should be banned from using drones to spy on citizens. A bill (SB 92) that would prohibit law enforcement agencies from gathering evidence or other information flew through the Criminal Justice Committee with a unanimous vote Tuesday. It also would ban government agencies from using drones for code enforcement
  • 100 Wars

    01/16/2013 5:08:07 AM PST · by expat1000 · 8 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | January 15, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    The French are in Mali now, being shot at by Islamists armed with the very same weapons that France airdropped into Libya. Either those or the weapons that France sold to Gaddafi in the preceding period when European countries were competing to be his arms dealers. The joke is equally bleak, either way. It used to be that decades would have to pass before a bad policy unraveled, but these days it only takes a few years to go from arming a tyrant to arming the rebels to shooting at the rebels. In less time than it takes a pop...
  • What Is the Future of Conservatism?

    01/16/2013 5:07:51 AM PST · by Sir Napsalot · 30 replies
    Commentary Magazine ^ | Jan 2013 | Mark Steyn
    (Note: This same topic was posted by Jeff Jacoby, and discussed here. Now we get to read from Steyn) Not to be too pedantic, but for there to be a “future of conservatism in America” there first has to be a future in America. And that’s a more open question than my more optimistic comrades like to admit. The Brokest Nation in History has just told the rest of the world that it is incapable of serious course correction–and around the planet prudent friends and enemies will begin planning for a post-American order. So at some point reality will intervene–either...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem (1/16/13)[Prayer]

    01/16/2013 5:00:44 AM PST · by left that other site · 19 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 1/16/13 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem A New Journey…The Names of God in The Scriptures Merciful GodJeremiah 3:12 "Go and proclaim these words toward the north, and say: 'Return, backsliding Israel,' says the LORD; 'I will not cause My anger to fall on you. For I am merciful,' says the LORD; 'I will not remain angry forever.
  • City of Austin furthers effort to control guns

    01/16/2013 4:59:39 AM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 35 replies
    kvue.com ^ | January 15, 2013 | JESSICA HOLLOWAY
    AUSTIN -- The City of Austin's Health and Human Services Committee spent the first hour of its Tuesday meeting discussing ways to expand gun control and safety. "We are taking part in an important discussion that's going on at the national level," said Austin City Council member Mike Martinez. The committee took part in a question/answer session with Austin Police Assistant Chief Sean Mannix. Mannix says since 2010, Austin police seized more than 780 guns through a buy-back program called Guns for Groceries. Mannix says the weapons seized are either destroyed or used by the police department. APD also has...
  • Word For The Day, Wednesday, January 16, 2013-- intestate

    01/16/2013 4:59:33 AM PST · by TruthShallSetYouFree · 45 replies
    Word For The Day, Wednesday, January 16, 2013-- intestate ; In order that we might all raise the level of discourse and expand our language abilities, here is the daily post of "Word for the Day". intestate [in-tes-teyt, -tit]hear it pronounced adjective 1. (of a person) not having made a will: to die intestate. 2. (of things) not disposed of by will: Her property remains intestate. noun 3. a person who dies intestate. Origin: late 14c., from L. intestatus "having made no will," from in- "not" + testatus, pp. of testari "make a will, bear witness" (see testament). Related forms:...
  • NRA TV Ad: Obama ‘Elitist Hypocrite’ Because His Daughters Have Armed Guards

    01/16/2013 4:56:44 AM PST · by Daffynition · 39 replies
    TPM ^ | January 15, 2013 | Evan McMorris-Santoro
    The National Rifle Association is amping up the political rhetoric in advance of President Obama's gun violence prevention announcement scheduled for Wednesday. On Tuesday, the NRA posted a video on its website accusing the president of being "an elitist hypocrite" because his daughters have armed guards at school. CNN reported Tuesday night that the video "is running on the Sportsman Channel, a cable network focused on outdoors programming such as hunting and fishing." Video ad at source.
  • Harry Reid: “I’ver Shed Tears” Over Obama’s Picture…

    01/16/2013 4:53:53 AM PST · by lowbridge · 32 replies
    youtube ^ | january 15, 2013
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVpGyR0Pwes