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  • The Democrats Want You to Die (Yes They do)

    01/24/2013 7:09:45 AM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 24, 2013 | John Ransom
    I'm beginning to detect a theme running throughout the Democrat Party's proposals. Actually, the theme is about as subtle as a icepick in Sicily, so I'm quite surprised that I haven't noticed it before. OK, I HAVE noticed it before, I just haven't noticed it EVERYWHERE two or more liberal proposals are gathered in Pelosi's name. So anywho, as I was saying: After much stoic reflection, I've determined that Democrats believe that the key to creating the liberal heaven-on-earth is in getting us all to die. Yep. Dead as hell; that's what they want. And I don't just mean the...
  • Lawmakers to unveil new assault weapons ban

    01/24/2013 7:07:19 AM PST · by pabianice · 34 replies
    Wa Compost ^ | 1/24/13 | O'Keefe
    Democratic lawmakers plan to formally reintroduce a bill Thursday that would ban military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines, the most ambitious — and politically risky — element of proposals unveiled by President Obama to limit gun violence. The “Assault Weapons Ban of 2013″ is similar to one passed in 1994 that expired with little protest in 2004. The measure will be unveiled Thursday morning by a slate of Democratic co-sponsors, led by longtime gun control advocates Sen. Dianne Feinstein (Calif.) and Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (N.Y.), who have pushed for the ban before in part because of their personal histories...
  • Question for someone familiar with a Colt 10mm

    01/24/2013 7:00:25 AM PST · by Abathar · 55 replies
    My Desk | 01/24/2013 | Abathar
    I was hoping someone was familiar with the Colt Delta Elite 10mm and could tell me if this is a decent investment or not. I am thinking of buying my neighbors that he was going to put on the market asking $750 for, it comes with about 400 rounds of Hornady ammo also. It looks to be in really nice condition, he told me he bought it new and hadn't put 100 rounds through it. My biggest question is how does the 10mm stand up against the .45, and is that a ridiculous price or not? I really love the...
  • Pope to charities: Refuse partnerships that even indirectly support acts opposed to the faith

    01/24/2013 6:59:44 AM PST · by LucianOfSamasota · 6 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | Jan 22, 2013 | by Patrick B. Craine
    ROME, Jan. 22, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Pope Benedict XVI says Catholic agencies must sometimes refuse partnerships that would even indirectly support activities opposed to the Christian view of the human person. We must exercise a critical vigilance and at times refuse funding and collaborations that, directly or indirectly, favour actions or projects that are at odds with Christian anthropology, the Pope stressed in a Jan. 19th address to the Pontifical Council Cor Unum and its president, Cardinal Robert Sarah, in excerpts released by the Vatican Information Service. The remarks come only a month after the Popes surprise release of a...
  • Idaho lawmakers dont need concealed weapon permits

    01/24/2013 6:58:47 AM PST · by marktwain · 5 replies
    spokesman.com ^ | 23 January, 2013 | Betsy Z. Russell
    BOISE With Idaho state lawmakers fired up to protect gun rights, more attention is being focused on an Idaho law thats been on the books since 1990 permitting any elected official in the state, including legislators, to carry a hidden firearm without a concealed weapons permit. A 2011 survey by the National Conference of State Legislatures showed no other state with such an exemption; most states exempt only peace officers, retired peace officers, military members, and in some cases, judges and prosecutors. Earlier this week, a three-hour evening training class offered in the state Capitol on carrying a concealed...
  • VP Biden says he heard Nickel Mines shooting gunshots

    01/24/2013 6:56:32 AM PST · by Daveinyork · 30 replies
    Lancaster online ^ | 1-23-2013 | KAREN SHUEY
    It's no secret that Vice President Joe Biden has made more than a few gaffes during his political career. His latest: a hard-to-prove comment about a brush with the 2006 school shooting at Nickel Mines. Speaking last week to the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington, D.C., Biden made the surprising revelation that he was golfing within earshot of the one-room schoolhouse when a troubled truck driver shot 10 Amish girls, killing five and wounding five. Read more: http://lancasteronline.com/article/local/806823_Vice-President-Biden-says-he-heard-gunshots-from-Nickel-Mines-shooting.html#ixzz2Iu9PLaux
  • Former DOD Inspector Gen: Panettas Directive May be Unconstitutional

    01/24/2013 6:55:40 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 44 replies
    http://www.newsmax.com ^ | January 23, 2013 | Paul Scicchitano
    Reacting to reports that outgoing Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta is lifting the Pentagons long-standing ban on women serving in combat, former DOD Inspector General Joseph E. Schmitz tells Newsmax that he believes the decision will lead to a degradation of good order and discipline and may even be unconstitutional. Senior defense officials say Pentagon chief Leon Panetta is removing the military's ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after more than a decade at war. Introducing mixed gender combat units in my experience and judgment will inevitably lead...
  • Hillary vs. Rand Paul

    01/24/2013 6:54:51 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/24/2013 | Bill Schanefelt
    I was unavailable to watch most of the farcical testimony given today by Mrs. Clinton, but I did catch the exchange with Sen. Rand Paul near the end, and it is fascinating, not only for the content of the exchange, but primarily for the look on her face her tone of voice as she reacts to the question: Sen. Paul: Is the U. S. involved with any procuring of weapons, transfer of weapons, buying, selling, anyhow transferring weapons to Turkey out of Libya?Mrs. Clinton: To Turkey? I will have to take that question for the record. Nobody has ever...
  • California school district gets high-powered rifles

    01/24/2013 6:53:49 AM PST · by Washi · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 24, 2013 | Associated Press
    FONTANA, Calif. The school police force in this Southern California city has acquired 14 high-powered semiautomatic rifles for officers to bring to campuses. Fontana Unified School District police purchased 14 of the Colt LE6940 rifles last fall, and they were delivered the first week of December, a week before a gunman killed 26 students and educators at a Connecticut elementary school. "I think it just further solidified the need to give our officers the tools they need to respond to an active shooter on campus," schools Police Chief Billy Green said Wednesday about the tragedy.
  • The GOP Gets Fiscally Tough: The latest debt-ceiling deal is a hopeful sign for many conservatives

    01/24/2013 6:39:44 AM PST · by bestintxas · 23 replies
    nat review ^ | 1/24/13 | j fund
    House Republicans appear to have gotten some of their mojo back. GOP leaders say they will insist that automatic spending cuts (the sequester) scheduled to begin on March 1 will be made and that the House will adopt a budget resolution that would lead to a balanced budget within ten years without raising any more taxes. Just a few months ago, they were singing a different, less fiscally tough tune. On Wednesday, the House suspended the limit on the nations debt ceiling. That gives Republican lawmakers nearly four months to sort out what they will demand in exchange for raising...
  • Hillary Clintons Management Failure

    01/24/2013 6:39:26 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    National Review ^ | 01/24/2013 | Elliott Abrams
    During her congressional testimony today, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton repeatedly defended her failure to see key cables dealing with Benghazi by noting how many cables the State Department receives. She explained there are 1.4 million cables to the department a year, all addressed to her as secretary. Thats wrong and this poor excuse is worth examining. In fact, every cable sent from the department is signed Clinton as long as she is in Washington. If not, each cable bears the name of the acting secretary usually deputy secretary Bill Burns. But its obvious that these cables are...
  • Obama Inaugural: Full of Audacity, but Little Hope

    01/24/2013 6:39:06 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 24, 2013 | Michael Barone
    Commentators both left and right agree that Barack Obama's second inaugural speech Monday was highly partisan, with shout outs to his constituencies on the left and defiance of his critics on the right. Obama quoted the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, and made brief reference to Abraham Lincoln's sublime Second Inaugural ("blood drawn by lash and blood drawn by sword"). But there was not much in the way of "with malice toward none, with charity for all." There were more references than in many inaugural speeches to specific programs and policies. One interesting question is what the practical effect...
  • Discussing Islam: A Religious Taboo : We can kill our enemies but can't discuss their beliefs.

    01/24/2013 6:36:46 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    National Review ^ | 01/24/2013 | Clifford May
    Can we at least agree that reports of al-Qaedas death have been greatly exaggerated? Youll recall that Peter Bergen, a director at the New America Foundation and the national-security analyst for CNN, began pronouncing AQ dead last summer. At the Aspen Institute, he even gave a speech titled Time to Declare Victory: Al Qaeda Is Defeated. He defended this thesis repeatedly, including in a debate with me on Wolf Blitzers show on CNN. President Obama has not gone quite that far. Prior to the election, in stump speeches round the country, he said al-Qaeda had been decimated. And even in...
  • After 1,460 Letters, Heart-Broken CNN Reporter to Stop Writing President,Lamenting "He Never Called"

    01/24/2013 6:36:03 AM PST · by therightliveswithus · 37 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 1/24/13 | Aurelius
    Tom Foreman is a CNN "reporter" who few have heard of. Maybe no one's noticed him because he's been writing letters to President Barack Obama. Often. Every single day, in fact. For four years. That's 1,460 letters... What precisely was in the letters, on top of the sheer number of them, is particularly disturbing. The joy that this exercise gave Foreman at times is all the more unnerving. Mr. Foreman often ended letters asking the President to "call when you can," because he knows he's busy. He told him about "a guy [who] started giving [him] a hard time" in...
  • Wrong on Women Warriors (The new policy to place women in combat units is a mistake)

    01/24/2013 6:33:07 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 69 replies
    National Review ^ | 01/24/2013 | Heather MacDonald
    We have apparently arrived at the Golden Age, free from strife and the threat of foreign enemies. Little else can explain so gratuitous a decision as to place women in combat units. The downsides to such a policy are legion and obvious; the only reason to pursue it is to placate feminisms insatiable and narcissistic drive for absolute official equality between the sexes. Any claim that our fighting forces are not reaching their maximum potential because females are not included is absurd. The number of women who are the equal to reasonably well-developed men in upper-body strength and who have...
  • Its Not 1994 Anymore

    01/24/2013 6:32:02 AM PST · by marktwain · 7 replies
    papadeltabravo.com ^ | 23 January, 2013 | pdb
    In case you havent been keeping up with Sebastian and Bitter, the Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show decided to cave to the sudden anti-gun political pressure and prohibit exhibitors from displaying any politically-incorrect rifles or equipment: As a hunting-focused event, we welcome exhibitors who wish to showcase products and firearms that serve the traditional needs of the sport. Clearly, we strongly support the 2nd Amendment. However, this year we have made the decision not to include certain products that in the current climate may attract negative attention that would distract from the strong focus on hunting and fishing at this...
  • Donald Boudreaux and Mark Perry: The Myth of a Stagnant Middle Class

    01/24/2013 6:25:41 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 01/24/2013 | Donald Boudreaux and Mark Perry
    A favorite "progressive" trope is that America's middle class has stagnated economically since the 1970s. One version of this claim, made by Robert Reich, President Clinton's labor secretary, is typical: "After three decades of flat wages during which almost all the gains of growth have gone to the very top," he wrote in 2010, "the middle class no longer has the buying power to keep the economy going." This trope is spectacularly wrong. It is true enough that, when adjusted for inflation using the Consumer Price Index, the average hourly wage of nonsupervisory workers in America has remained about the...
  • Hillary Clinton: I Did Not Say It Was About The Video ... What Difference Does It Make.

    01/24/2013 6:21:22 AM PST · by Uncle Chip · 54 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | January 23, 2013 | Sundance
    WASHINGTON DC Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testified at the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing, answering questions on the attack in Benghazi, Libya. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) pressed her on the anti-Islamic video that was originally blamed for the attack. When you briefed us, you said unequivocally this was a result of a video and I remember in fact you got pretty upset about it when somebody suggested this was a terrorist attack. Clinton said, I did not say that it was about the video for Libya, it certainly was for many of the other places where we...
  • The Founders had a chance to discuss Progressivism, and they rejected it

    01/24/2013 6:20:45 AM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 12 replies
    For those of you who didn't catch the tail end of Mark Levin's show Tuesday night, here's what he discussed in the last 5 minutes.(mp3) At the Constitutional Convention, July 17th, 1787, delegate Gunning Bedford of Delaware made the following proposal: Mr. BEDFORD moved that the 2d. member of Resolution 6. be so altered as to read "and moreover to legislate in all cases for the general interests of the Union, and also in those to which the States are separately incompetent," or in which the harmony of the U. States may be interrupted by the exercise of individual Legislation."...
  • Antibiotic-resistant diseases pose 'apocalyptic' threat, top expert says

    01/24/2013 6:17:45 AM PST · by cartan · 17 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 2013-01-23 | Ian Sample
    Britain's most senior medical adviser has warned MPs that the rise in drug-resistant diseases could trigger a national emergency comparable to a catastrophic terrorist attack, pandemic flu or major coastal flooding. Dame Sally Davies, the chief medical officer, said the threat from infections that are resistant to frontline antibiotics was so serious that the issue should be added to the government's national risk register of civil emergencies. She described what she called an "apocalyptic scenario" where people going for simple operations in 20 years' time die of routine infections "because we have run out of antibiotics".