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  • Democratic Rep: Some Southern States ‘Have Cultures That We Have To Overcome’ To Enact New Gun Laws

    01/17/2013 7:44:00 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    Mediaite ^ | January 16, 2013 | Noah Rothman
    Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) joined MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts on Wednesday to applaud strict new gun laws passed by the New York State legislature and signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week. He said that he was glad that the legislature, and the federal government, were doing something in the wake of the murder of children and teachers in Newtown, Connecticut. He noted, however, that New York is more progressive than some places and some regions, particularly the American South, have “cultures that we have to overcome” in order to enact stricter national gun laws. “This is not Constitutional rights,...
  • Democratic Rep: Some Southern States ‘Have Cultures That We Have To Overcome’ To Enact New Gun Laws

    01/17/2013 7:43:35 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Mediaite ^ | January 16, 2013 | Noah Rothman
    Rep. Charlie Rangel (D-NY) joined MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts on Wednesday to applaud strict new gun laws passed by the New York State legislature and signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week. He said that he was glad that the legislature, and the federal government, were doing something in the wake of the murder of children and teachers in Newtown, Connecticut. He noted, however, that New York is more progressive than some places and some regions, particularly the American South, have “cultures that we have to overcome” in order to enact stricter national gun laws. “This is not Constitutional rights,...
  • Chomsky and the Terror Masters

    01/17/2013 7:34:38 PM PST · by Nachum · 3 replies
    algemeiner.com ^ | 1/17/13 | Paul Bogdanor
    As a defamer of his fellow Jews, Noam Chomsky is in a class of his own. “Hitler’s conceptions,” he once wrote, “have struck a responsive chord in current Zionist commentary.” Israel, he added, is guilty of planning a “final solution” for humanity, an apocalypse from which “few will escape.” The world-famous MIT professor and far-left intellectual guru has described the PLO as “heroic,” while vilifying America’s Jewish community as “deeply totalitarian.” He has collaborated with Holocaust deniers, allowing them to publish and distribute his books, and he gave his endorsement to an antisemitic author (the late Israel Shahak) who alleged...
  • PM rejects criticism on gun control Save

    01/17/2013 7:31:35 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 3 replies
    centralwesterndaily.com.au ^ | January 18, 2013 | Judith Ireland and Bianca Hall
    Prime Minister Julia Gillard has hit back at claims by the Liberal Party that her government has failed at protecting Australia's borders from illegal gun imports, saying that only 1 per cent of guns in Australia come from overseas. Speaking to 2UE Radio in The Sydney Morning Herald office on Friday morning, Ms Gillard said that her government had "more than doubled" the number of interceptions of contraband parcels. This follows criticism from the Coalition and the NSW government that Ms Gillard had asked Home Affairs Minister Jason Clare to investigate ways to reduce suburban violence. Ms Gillard instructed Mr...
  • Direct deposit to replace U.S. checks

    01/17/2013 7:22:00 PM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 40 replies
    Kiplinger Report ^ | 29 April 2011
    Paper checks will be abolished for all federal benefits, including Social Security, eventually, but people who currently receive checks will have some extra time to adjust to the new rules. Individuals who apply for Social Security, Veterans Affairs or other federal benefits on or after May 1, 2011, will have to select an electronic payment method -- either a debit card that will be reloaded each month or direct deposit to a bank account. The direct deposit option, which is safer than a check and involves no fees, is the best option for most people. But current beneficiaries who receive...
  • H.R.226 - Support Assault Firearms Elimination and Reduction for our Streets Act

    01/17/2013 7:19:40 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Congress.gov ^ | January 14, 2013 | Rep. Roas L. DeLauro,. [D-CT-3]
    Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] (Introduced 01/14/2013) Cosponsors: 1 Latest Action: 01/14/2013 Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means. Major Recorded Votes: There are no Roll Call votes for this bill [Congressional Bills 113th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [H.R. 226 Introduced in House (IH)] 113th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 226 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against tax for surrendering to authorities certain assault weapons...
  • Curtis Bostic for Congress.

    01/17/2013 7:16:11 PM PST · by Big Steve · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | January 17, 2013
    My fellow Freepers, I want you to take a look at the man who will be seeking the 1st Congressional Seat in South Carolina. His name is Curtis Bostic, a former Marine and now an attorney. He will be seeking the seat vacated by Tim Scott, who was appointed to fill the US Senate seat of Jim DeMint. This is a good man, and a solid conservative. This man used to be my neighbor 20 years ago before attending law school. This is a wide open race, and it includes former Congressman and Governor Mark Sanford, and Teddy Turner, son...
  • Barry Obama withdraws request to establish new Department of Corruption

    01/17/2013 7:09:41 PM PST · by RetiredTexasVet · 4 replies
    RetiredTexasVet
    Barry O. withdrew his request to create a new Department of Corruption. Barry stated that those evil Tea Party House Members were mounting serious opposition and he decided to withdraw the request. Citing the urgent need to efficiency and transparency in the corruption arena, Barry has issued an Executive Order changing the name of the Justice Department to the Department of Corruption. Using the Executive Order allows Eric "the corrupt" Holder to remain in charge of the department without Senate approval. Eric has stated that he would like to recruit several of the recently resigning heads of other departments and...
  • Agreeing with "Anonymous"?

    01/17/2013 7:08:53 PM PST · by rktman · 21 replies
    PJ Tatler ^ | 1/17/13 | Bridget Johnson
    The international hacktivist group Anonymous today warned of “insurrection in America” as the government controls and twists the narrative on gun-related incidents.
  • Uh ohs...page won't scroll down.

    01/17/2013 7:04:48 PM PST · by EinNYC · 47 replies
    www.freerepublic.com ^ | 1-17-13 | Me, Myself, and I
    Dat problem haz re-occurt. You can nots scroll down da page. Runs out of page before it should.
  • NBC/WSJ poll: NRA more popular than entertainment industry (41% for guns, 24% for entertainment)

    01/17/2013 7:02:23 PM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 5 replies
    NBC/WSJ ^ | 1/17/13 (?) | NBC's Mark Murray
    (just the link, not sure whether the source allows attributes)
  • Can Vt. afford health insurance for undocumented immigrants?

    01/17/2013 6:57:05 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 11 replies
    WCAX-TV 3 CBS ^ | Jan 17, 2013 | Kyle Midura
    MONTPELIER, Vt. - Vermont officials overseeing the state's transition to a single-payer health care system say providing health insurance to undocumented immigrants would not likely cost taxpayers much money. Lawmakers asked the Green Mountain Care Board to examine the costs of coverage for people who are here illegally. But officials say it's difficult to nail down a price tag because there are no firm numbers of how many undocumented people live in Vermont. It's estimated to be between 1,500 and 3,000. "But we did learn, I think, enough kind of useful facts about the demographics of the population and some...
  • Homeland Security Releases Binder Detailing Internet Monitoring

    01/17/2013 6:51:34 PM PST · by libstripper · 49 replies
    Townhall ^ | Jan. 1u, 2013 | Katie Pavlich
    The Department of Homeland Security has released their 2011 "Analysts Desktop Binder," detailing how the department has been monitoring activity on the internet and social networks. The binder includes an extensive list of key words and search terms carefully watched by analysts in multiple agencies including the Directorate for National Protection and Programs, Directorate for Science and Technology, Office of Health Affairs, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and others. Many monitored search terms are basic and used on a regular basis by every day American citizens and journalists. DHS is capable of identifying personal...
  • Matthews: Pro-Gun Conservatives Are Segregationists

    01/17/2013 6:46:10 PM PST · by chessplayer · 39 replies
    Perhaps, it would be easier to ask Chris Matthews what isn't like being an old segregationist? Two weeks ago, the Hardball host compared anti-tax conservatives to "being the most segregationist guy in the south." On Thursday, Matthews suggested it was pro-Second Amendment conservatives who fit the description.
  • Widow Chantel Blunk sues psychiatrist who treated Aurora shooter James Holmes

    01/17/2013 6:35:25 PM PST · by Red Steel · 36 replies
    News AU ^ | Jan 18, 2013
    <p>THE widow of a victim of the US theatre massacre is suing a psychiatrist for neglect, for failing to have the alleged shooter arrested despite him having "fantasised about killing a lot of people."</p> <p>The lawsuit, also citing the University of Colorado, alleges that Dr Lynne Fenton advised campus police about her concern regarding James Holmes, after he told her about the fantasy in June last year.</p>
  • CBS issues copyright infringement notice to ABC, NBC, and CNN

    01/17/2013 6:31:56 PM PST · by RetiredTexasVet · 12 replies
    RetiredTexasVet
    CBS has issued a copyright infringement notice to ABC, NBC and CNN. It has come to the notice of CBS that the named networks are infringing on CBS's "fake but accurate" copyright. A recent example is that all three networks reported the hoax of the Notre Dame football player initially as true but later changed the story to fake but avowed that the story was reported accurately. NBC was especially egregious in an infringement when editing the tapes of the white Hispanic and when called out about the editing of the tape stated that although the tape was a fake...
  • No one Protecting American masses against ‘The Revenge of Obama’

    01/17/2013 6:29:18 PM PST · by Sioux-san · 15 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 1/17/2013 | Judi McLeod
    ....Rapidly accelerating a process that began during his campaign, Obama since November has confidently picked fights with Republicans—and challenged the most conservative members of his own party—on a broad range of foreign-policy and domestic social issues. Besides gun control these include immigration, the pace of withdrawal from Afghanistan and the nomination of Republican senator Chuck Hagel as Defense secretary, a red flag for the GOP’s neo-conservative wing.” “Picking fights with Republicans”, “challenging the most conservative members of his own party” is not Barack Hussein Obama at his worst. It’s how his unchecked policies are dismantling the USA that is the...
  • Lance Armstrong Confession Interview *Live Thread

    01/17/2013 6:23:58 PM PST · by Vision · 104 replies
    1/17/13 | Vision
    Lance Armstrong's confession interview is on the Oprah channel now... He's trying to be honest but is still lying. He's already said he didn't do a lot of EPO and that is simply ridiculous.
  • Tank (1984) full trailer (for Piers Morgan)

    01/17/2013 6:18:54 PM PST · by Nachum · 14 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1/17/13 | rle1111
    Trailer for the James Garner movie: Tank This trailer was located on the original run copy of "Sixteen Candles"-
  • Obama dropping original ATF nominee from Denver (Andrew Traver)

    01/17/2013 6:15:25 PM PST · by Red Steel · 2 replies
    koaa ^ | Jan 17, 2013 1:53 PM | Juice Godfrey
    DENVER (AP) - President Barack Obama is dropping his original nominee to head the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. In announcing his gun control proposals on Wednesday, Obama said he intends to nominate the U.S. Attorney for Minnesota, Todd Jones, to lead the ATF. The agency hasn't had a permanent director since 2006.