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  • What Next for Gun Policy?

    04/19/2013 7:37:03 PM PDT · by marktwain · 23 replies
    nationalreview.com ^ | 19 April, 2013 | Timothy Wheeler
    President Obama was incredulous at the speed of his gun-control agenda’s demise this week. Seemingly still in campaign mode, he posed in the Rose Garden flanked by gun-crime victims and denounced the Senate for rejecting all three points of his grand gun control plan. The Senate gun-control bill isn’t buried yet, but rigor mortis is setting in. Obama swears he’ll bring the fight again. Harry Reid threatened that with the next mass shooting, he’ll put gun control back before the Senate. It’s personal for the president now. Secure in his last term, he was sure he could advance the cause...
  • Spetsnaz MVD-FSB combat operations in Caucasus (18+) (Russians raiding homes of alleged jihadis in C

    04/19/2013 7:26:10 PM PDT · by cunning_fish · 15 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 16, 2011 | XXAndriuchaXX
    YouTube video at link
  • Boy Scouts’ Board Recommends Allowing Gay Scouts But Not Gay Leaders

    04/19/2013 7:25:32 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 63 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 19, 2013 | Michelle Boorstein
    Boy Scouts’ Board Recommends Allowing Gay Scouts But Not Gay Leaders By Michelle Boorstein April 19 The governing board of the Boy Scouts of America on Friday recommended ending the organization’s ban on openly gay Scouts but keeping its prohibition on gay troop leaders. The proposal displeased advocates on both sides and ensured a new flurry of lobbying before the larger national body votes on the matter at its annual meeting next month. The executive committee’s resolution follows a year of shifting signals from the massive youth organization as it tries to finds its place in a nation where views...
  • ABC Poll: Americans Believe Guns Make Homes Safer

    04/19/2013 7:23:03 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 28 replies
    Breibart - Big Government ^ | 4-19-2013 | AWR Hawkins
    By a margin of 51 to 29, Americans believe having a gun in the house makes the house safer. When the question was asked to those with guns in their houses, the affirmative response jumped to 75. The percentage of Republicans who believe a gun makes the house safer was 71, while among Democrats the percentage was 34. Moreover, the poll found that those who believe a gun in the house makes the house safer "prioritize gun rights over new gun control laws by [a] 2 to 1 [margin]." These responses represent a complete reversal from the same poll taken...
  • Identity of Boston bombers shifts US attitudes to Chechnya

    04/19/2013 7:23:02 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 30 replies
    rt ^ | 4/19/2013 | staff
    The revelation that the two brothers suspected to be behind the Boston Marathon attack are ethnic Chechens has led the US establishment to perform a rapid volte-face towards the previously sympathetically-viewed region and cause. Through the two separatist wars fought by Chechen militants in the 1990s, the standard US portrayal of the restive region focused on the David and Goliath scale of the adversaries, the ‘denial’ to Chechens of their right to self-determination, and the abuse of human rights. In the wake of Monday’s attack, a new sinister international image of Chechnya has emerged. “Chechnya region is cauldron of Islamic...
  • First Picture Of Captured Terror Suspect Released [Caution: Graphic image]

    04/19/2013 7:22:44 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 189 replies
    The 19-year old Dzhokhar has seen better days...
  • Be Prepared....

    04/19/2013 7:20:14 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 15 replies
    Freerepublic ^ | 4/18/2013 | Me
    The almost non existent Obama during all this will suddenly show up and parade all the cops and investigators involved with this terror strike around DC town. The Media will gush about how well Obammy handled this situation, just like he had been there and caught the guy himself! Comparisons will be made between Bush's 9/11 and Obammys. Then the media "analysis" of what is wrong with America and how it turned an innocent little boy into a radical. Ive stocked up on Gin and antacids for the coming gushing media blitz about Obammy and his leadership.
  • McCain Defends Obama’s Anger Over Gun Measure (Yes, the idiot actually said this)

    04/19/2013 7:15:40 PM PDT · by bestintxas · 56 replies
    newsmax ^ | 4/19/13 | c coren
    Sen. John McCain came to the defense of President Barack Obama Thursday, saying he understands the anger and emotion the president displayed when he denounced those who voted against a universal background check amendment as part of a larger Senate gun-control measure. McCain told CNN he sympathized with Obama's description of the vote on Wednesday as a “shameful” day in Washington because lawmakers failed to pass the legislation that grew out of the tragic December massacre of 20 schoolchildren and six educators in Newtown, Conn. “I understand how the president felt very strongly,” McCain said. “He was in Newtown. He...
  • Obama’s Worst Week Yet(Column: The second-term train wreck may be only beginning)

    04/19/2013 7:08:19 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | April 19, 2013 | Matthew Continetti
    President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned speech Thursday at the memorial service for victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. But that was to be expected. We all know Obama can give a stem-winder. What wasn’t expected was that this would be by far the toughest week of the Obama presidency—the first time I can remember the president being dealt an unequivocal policy defeat. Only the “shellacking” of the 2010 midterm comes close, and even there a case can be made that achieving the decades-old progressive dream of universal health care was worth losing the House of Representatives and a filibuster-proof...
  • Posting use of "bombing suspect" vs. description of "terrorist" on FR

    04/19/2013 7:05:53 PM PDT · by logi_cal869 · 34 replies
    Vanity | 4/19/2013 | self
    Just an observation: I searched FR for the word terrorist just now; I only got 12 hits for posts since Monday. This mostly included returns on 'keywords' entered by posters, rather than posted text or comments. I performed the same search for the word "bombing" and stopped counting after 60. Most, if not all, of those are as a result of the use of the term in the headline or excerpt. I post this observation in the wake of remembrance of this administration being lambasted for labeling the Ft. Hood shootings as "workplace violence" vs. a "terrorist attack". A majority...
  • Michael Moore: 'Two Americans Bomb Boston Marathon ... #RestOfWorldYouAreSafeNow"

    04/19/2013 7:05:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    Breitbart's Big Hollywood ^ | April 19, 2013 | Ben Shapiro, Editor-At-Large
    Filmmaker Michael Moore has now sounded off on the ongoing situation surrounding suspected Boston Marathon bombers and Muslim terrorists Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his older brother, Tamerlan. Naturally, he blames America:(TWEET-AT-LINK)
  • BREAKING: NBC Reporting that Suspect #2 has been Mirandized by the FBI

    04/19/2013 7:03:31 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 248 replies
    And...scene. RT @adamsavader BREAKING: NBC Reporting that Suspect #2 has been Mirandized by the FBI.— Monica Crowley (@MonicaCrowley) April 20, 2013
  • Homegrown Caucasian Terrorists

    04/19/2013 7:01:38 PM PDT · by sagar · 16 replies
    Who would have thought the libtards would be right in this regard. Can we safely say that it is time to blacklist homegrown Islamiats, preferably before they gain citizenship( makes it hard to deport citizens).
  • Chechnya connections build picture of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

    04/19/2013 6:58:03 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 9 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 19 April 2013 | Miriam Elder
    Chechnya connections build picture of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Boston Marathon bombing suspects never lived in Chechnya but republic's struggle played a central role in their lives Fuzzy CCTV footage taken from the sidelines of the Boston Marathon shows them standing side by side, two brothers peering over the heads of the crowd before the two bomb blasts that would kill three and injure dozens in one of the worst attacks on US soil since 9/11.
  • Judge: Rogers' hate crime lie 'exploded in her face' (lesbian activist)

    04/19/2013 6:54:51 PM PDT · by markomalley · 25 replies
    Lincoln Journal Star ^ | 4/19/2013 | JONATHAN EDWARDS
    Charlie Rogers will serve a week in jail and two years on probation for faking the anti-gay hate crime that stunned Lincoln last summer and captured the country’s attention. Lancaster County Judge Gale Pokorny on Thursday morning also ordered the 34-year-old to do 250 hours of community service for lying to police when she told investigators three men broke into her house, tied her up, carved anti-gay slurs into her skin and tried to light the house on fire. “The evidence is overwhelming that Charlie Rogers’ narrative of July 22, 2012, was an incredible and outrageous lie the second it...
  • 16 Eerie Images Of Boston On Lockdown

    04/19/2013 6:53:52 PM PDT · by Altariel · 43 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | April 19, 2013 | Anna North
  • City of Boston gave ‘subsidy’ to bombing suspects’ radical mosque

    04/19/2013 6:51:03 PM PDT · by icwhatudo · 50 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 04/19/2013 | Patrick Howley
    Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attended a Massachusetts mosque that made a controversial deal with a Boston city agency that allowed it to buy land at a lower-than-market price in exchange for various token services to the Boston community, despite the mosque’s links to some radical anti-American figures The 19-year-old Tsarnaev attended mosque at the Islamic Society of Boston (ISB) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Daily Caller reported Friday that the ISB hosted at its satellite cultural center a book signing April 6 featuring British journalist Victoria Brittain, who has criticized the United States and United Kingdom for waging a...
  • Live Thread: Obama to Speak on Terrorist Capture in Boston

    04/19/2013 6:49:08 PM PDT · by kristinn · 314 replies
    Friday, April 19, 2013 | Kristinn
    Dear Leader will speak to the nation from the Brady Briefing Room shortly on the capture of the remaining Boston terrorist suspect.No word on if Obama will apologize for his administration failing to stop yet another terrorist attack on U.S. soil.
  • To all Police, Fire, Medical, and helpful citizens. A tearful thanks and GOD BLESS YOU ALL! (vanity)

    04/19/2013 6:48:26 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 26 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 4-19-2013 | Enterprise
    To all the sworn officers, fire personnel, medical personnel, and helpful citizens. THANK YOU AND GOD BLESS YOU ALL!
  • Figures… Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Supported Obama (Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (D-Cambridge))

    04/19/2013 6:47:54 PM PDT · by MuttTheHoople · 17 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Friday, April 19, 2013, 8:29 PM | Jim Hoft
    What a shock. Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was an Obama supporter. From his Twitter account:
  • 'Our Hearts Are Sickened...Shocked Family of All-American Girl Who Converted to Islam To Marry..

    04/19/2013 6:34:06 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 31 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | April 19, 2013 | SARA NATHAN and DANIEL BATES
    EXCLUSIVE: 'Our Hearts Are Sickened By The Horror He Inflicted': Shocked Family of All-American Girl Who Converted to Islam To Marry Boston Bomber Say Tragedy Proves 'We Never Really Knew Him' Slain Chechen terror suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was married to middle class college student Katherine Russell, 24. The couple have a three-year-old daughter called Zahara Tamerlan spent every weekend with Katherine's family at their suburban Rhode Island home Bomber's aunt says: 'He has a wife in Boston and from a Christian family, so you can't tie it to religion...he found his love, he married, he had a daughter, and he...
  • Upon Arrest, Media Immediately Expresses Significant Sympathy for Alleged Murdering Terrorist

    04/19/2013 6:32:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 73 replies
    Riehl World News ^ | April 19, 2013 | Dan
    I’ve been monitoring this Yahoo News site linked below with its regular updates from news media types during this evening’s events in Watertown. Below is a screencap taken immediately after the arrest of terrorist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev is allegedly complicit in the murders of at least three individuals, including 8 year-old Martin Richard – and the maiming and dismemberment of several others. LATEST ON THE BOSTON MARATHON EXPLOSIONS via Explosions at the Boston Marathon News & Headlines.
  • Open immigration invites terrorism, again

    04/19/2013 6:30:59 PM PDT · by AuntB · 16 replies
    WND ^ | April 19, 2013 | Tom Tancredo
    Surprise! Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York and other guardians of political correctness have declared a taboo against linking the two jihadist Muslim terrorists in Boston to our failed immigration policies. Two young Muslim immigrants have been identified as the culprits behind the Boston Marathon slaughter. When citizens say they want our broken immigration system fixed, they think that means securing our borders, real enforcement of immigration laws and better screening against jihadists gaining legal status by way of a green card. The political reaction to the horrific news out of Boston should serve to alert Americans to this unpleasant...
  • New Bedford police take three into custody in bombing investigation

    04/19/2013 6:30:15 PM PDT · by rjbemsha · 34 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 19 Apr 2013 | Shelly Murphy et al
    New Bedford police said this evening that three people had been taken into custody in their city as part of the bombing investigation. New Bedford Police Lieutenant Robert Richard said his department assisted federal investigators in executing a search warrant at a home on Carriage Drive in New Bedford, about 10 minutes from the campus of the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, where Tsarnaev was a student. Richard said the FBI took two men and a woman into custody. “They appeared to be either fellow college students or fellow residents,” he said. Richard said Tsarnaev may have been affiliated with...
  • Report: CNN Pitching Piers Morgan as one of Network's 'Foundation Brands'

    04/19/2013 6:30:06 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 24 replies
    Breibart - Big Journalism ^ | 4-18-2013 | Tony Lee
    In an attempt to revive CNN's slumping advertising revenue, a direct result of its last-place ratings, new CNN chief Jeff Zucker is reportedly doubling-down on Piers Morgan, making him one of the network's "foundation brands." Morgan has exploited the Newtown tragedy to shamelessly push his anti-Second Amendment agenda on a near-nightly basis. Despite his sagging ratings, Zucker has decided to feature Morgan, along with old faces like Anderson Cooper and newcomer Anthony Bourdain, to try to get non-traditional advertising dollars. Ad Age reports CNN will sell and market the network's "foundation brands"--like Morgan, who was also featured in CNN's "reintroduction"--to...
  • Axelrod goes silent after Boston Marathon suspects ID’d as Muslim

    04/19/2013 6:29:53 PM PDT · by Nachum · 39 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/19/13 | Josh Peterson
    Former senior Obama administration advisor David Axelrod has been silent since the Boston Marathon Bombing suspects were positively identified Friday as Muslim immigrants from Chechnya. This reticence is a stark contrast to Axelrod’s speculation earlier this week that President Obama has avoided saying the Boston Marathon bombing might be related to “Tax Day.” Axelrod said, in conversation with MSNBC host Chuck Todd, that the words “terrorist attack” have taken on a different meaning since 9/11 when the U.S. was attacked on its own soil by Islamic extremist terrorists. “You use those words and it means something very specific in people’s...
  • All Terrorism is Connected

    04/19/2013 6:28:56 PM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 19, 2013 | Shoshana Bryen
    The Tarnaev brothers were cruelly successful, but they are far from the only terrorists over the past decade with big ideas about carnage in America. There is a temptation with each act of terror to see it as an isolated act, connected to the mental state of the actor, but not to larger forces. The FBI used to have theories about "Sudden Jihad Syndrome" and "Lone Wolves" that were not only wrong, but also pulled law enforcement off the track. "Sudden Jihad Syndrome" was invented by the FBI to explain why people who lived quietly in the United States for...
  • Obama thanks Putin for help in Boston (What tha???)

    04/19/2013 6:27:57 PM PDT · by llevrok · 44 replies
    Foreign Policy ^ | 4/19/2013 | Josh Rogin
    President Barack Obama spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday evening and thanked the Russian leader for unspecified cooperation in the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings. As law enforcement officials surrounded the Watertown location where 19 year old suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was suspected to be hiding, the White House released a read out of the Obama-Putin phone call, which referenced the United States and Russia working together on the Boston bombing issue.
  • family of All-American girl who converted to Islam to marry Boston bomber say tragedy proves 'we

    04/19/2013 6:27:34 PM PDT · by george76 · 24 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 19 April 2013 | Sara Nathan and Daniel Bates
    Slain Chechen terror suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was married to middle class college student Katherine Russell, 24. The couple have a three-year-old daughter called Zahara. Tamerlan spent every weekend with Katherine's family at their suburban Rhode Island home. The 26-year-old Chechen – who was shot dead by cops last night – was regularly seen at his wife's family home in Rhode Island. And neighbours today spoke of their shock at waking up to see Katherine's home being raided by the FBI and cops before dawn this morning. At 5pm today, Katherine was driven back to the house by a relative and...
  • Aunt of suspected bombers says they’re ‘angels’; airs conspiracy theories

    04/19/2013 6:27:20 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 14 replies
    Yahoo ^ | Apr 19 , 2013 | Liz Goodwin
    “I know them as angels,” Maret Tsarnaev told the National Post in Toronto. “I’m suspicious that this was staged.”
  • Friday Roundup - Sultan Knish

    04/19/2013 6:17:21 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 12 replies
    sultanknish.blogspot.com ^ | 4/19/2013 | David Greenfield
    Friday Afternoon Roundup - Coexist Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog 1 Comments Coexist sticker featured on car hijacked by Muslim bomber SEVENTY-TWO In support of the farfetched theory that the Muslim terrorists were Muslim terrorists is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s YouTube Channel. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had three named playlists. One was called “Islam”, one was called “Terrorists” and one was called “Timur Mucuraev”. We Will Dedicate Our Lives to the Jihad is the Timur Mucuraev song that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev added to his playlist. Infidels rule the earth/for the faithful life is torture From above the duty calls you/to fight...
  • USA Today Founder Neuharth Dies in Florida at 89

    04/19/2013 6:12:45 PM PDT · by Borges · 14 replies
    ABC ^ | 4/19/2013 | MIKE SCHNEIDER
    Critics dubbed USA Today "McPaper" when it debuted in 1982, and they accused its founder, Al Neuharth, of dumbing down American journalism with its easy-to-read articles and bright graphics. Neuharth had the last laugh when USA Today became the nation's most-circulated newspaper in the late 1990s. The hard-charging founder of USA Today died Friday in Cocoa Beach, Fla. He was 89. The news was announced by USA Today and by the Newseum, which he also founded. Jack Marsh, president of the Al Neuharth Media Center and a close friend, confirmed that he passed away Friday afternoon at his home. Marsh...
  • Myth vs. Fact: Yes, the Schumer-Rubio bill does allow lawsuits to gut border security

    04/19/2013 6:12:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Washington Examiner's Beltway Confidential ^ | April 18, 2013 | Conn Carroll
    Either Sen. Marco Rubio failed to stay awake in his civil procedure class at the University of Miami Law School, or Sen. Chuck Schumer’s lawyers pulled a fast one on him. How else to explain the Florida Republican’s "MYTH VS. FACT" press release purporting to show that his “Border Security, Economic Opportunity & Immigration Modernization Act” does not enable liberal activist groups to nullify the security measures in the bill by tying them up in court. Rubio writes: While it is true that any legislation passed by Congress is subject to potential review by the Supreme Court (see: ObamaCare), it...
  • FBI interviewed Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev for possible extremist ties 2 years ago

    04/19/2013 6:06:10 PM PDT · by AKSurprise · 76 replies
    UK Mail ^ | 04/19/13 | Leslie Larson
    The FBI revealed on Friday that they had interviewed Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev in 2011, after a foreign government alerted officials that he had possible ties to extremists. Federal officials vetted Tamerlan Tsarnaev but their probe not produce any 'derogatory' information and the matter was put 'to bed,' a U.S. law enforcement source said. The revelation is the first indication that Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his younger brother, Dzhokhar, were known to U.S. security officials prior to Monday's bombings, U.S. authorities said.
  • Anyone in Mass want a gun now?

    04/19/2013 6:03:34 PM PDT · by ealgeone · 80 replies
    Vanity | 04/19/13 | ealgeone
    Think anyone in Boston or Watertown wished they had a gun this week....especially with a capability to fire more than 6 rounds??
  • Boston Police: Second marathon suspect in custody

    04/19/2013 6:03:13 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 33 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 4/19/2013
    The second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing is in custody, after police found him hiding in a boat covered by a tarp behind a house in the Watertown section of the city, Boston police confirmed. Police moved in on Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Friday evening after tip led them to the home on Franklin Street, where he apparently had been hiding in the back yard. Neighbors said they heard more than 30 shots one likened to "a roll of firecrackers shooting off." Police swarmed the scene, and several explosions, possibly police concussion grenades, were heard after a robot moved in on...
  • FReeper Canteen - Tunes For Our Troops - 20 April 2012

    04/19/2013 6:00:55 PM PDT · by AZamericonnie · 299 replies
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  • Marathon Bombing Suspect Captured In Watertown

    04/19/2013 6:00:47 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Boston CBS Local ^ | April 19, 2013
    WATERTOWN (CBS) – A flurry of applause at the scene of a standoff between police and Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev signaled his capture Friday night. After a nearly two-hour standoff in a Watertown neighborhood, Tsarnaev was taken from the scene by ambulance to a local hospital. Minutes after Massachusetts State Police announced that they had completed their door-to-door search in Watertown without locating Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a hail of gunfire was heard.
  • Obama Group To Target Anti-Gun Control Senate Dems

    04/19/2013 5:59:55 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 28 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 4/19/13 | Awr Hawkins
    Organizing for Action (OFA) executive director Jon Carson said his group will now pour resources into opposing Senators who opposed gun control--especially Democrat Senators. This means Sens. Max Baucus (D-Mont.), Mark Begich (D-AK), Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), and Mark Pryor (D-AR) are marked for defeat by their own party. While OFA does not engage "in electoral politics," they can go from now until the 2014 elections doing what they will to create a divide between these Senators and their constituents. Said Carson: "This is one of those moments where we have to prove that in the face of a setback we're...
  • SUSPECT ARRESTED TAKEN ALIVE

    04/19/2013 5:55:36 PM PDT · by CGASMIA68 · 67 replies
    TODAY | T1B8ZS
    Got em alive in liberal mass...great now we can get to the truth and I think water-boarding will be a very useful tool.I also think it should take place on go ole PBS/WGBH Boston..Lets really put out PBS tax dollars to work and WB this Bad Boy
  • Boston bombs: Obama lulled America into false confidence over terror threat

    04/19/2013 5:53:41 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 4 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | 4/19/13 | Peter Foster
    In his State of the Union address to the American people earlier this year, Barack Obama declared that he was "confident" of achieving "our objective of defeating the core of al-Qaeda". Although he acknowledged the need to pursue the "remnants" of the terrorist group and its affiliates, the overall message was clear – al-Qaeda was badly degraded, the tides of war were receding and the US was winning this fight that was no longer even officially a war. The Boston bombings would appear to present a fundamental challenge to that assessment and once again bring the nagging uncertainty of terrorism...
  • Boston Bomber Suspect #2 in Custody

    04/19/2013 5:46:13 PM PDT · by dragnet2 · 202 replies
    CNN.com. ^ | 4/19/2013 | CNN/FOX News
    In custody
  • 'The Pompeii of the North': London's most important ever archaeological dig

    04/19/2013 5:45:09 PM PDT · by NYer · 22 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | April 19, 2013 | LEON WATSON
    Thousands of Roman artefacts have been unearthed in an archaeological dig hailed as 'the most important excavation ever held in London'.Archaeologists have found coins, pottery, shoes, lucky charms and an amber Gladiator amulet which date back almost 2,000 years.Experts leading the excavation have also uncovered wooden structures from the 40s AD around 40ft beneath the ground.The site is just yards from the River Thames and alongside a huge building project for new offices on Queen Victoria Street in the heart of London's financial district.he Bloomberg Place construction siteArchaeologists work to unearth Roman artifacts. The discoveries have been so well preserved...
  • Suspect arrested

    04/19/2013 5:43:18 PM PDT · by outpostinmass2 · 181 replies
    just heard on police scanner marathon bomb suspect in custody.
  • New York Officials’ Insane Gun Grab Plan

    04/19/2013 5:43:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Personal Liberty Digest ^ | April 19, 2013 | Sam Rolley
    Governor Andrew Cuomo and his gun-grabbing allies are making some major moves in their efforts to violate the privacy of residents in New York, reportedly issuing subpoenas demanding psychiatrists turn over patient records to the State in the name of controlling firearms. There have already been reports of New York gun owners having their firearms confiscated in the State due to a provision buried in the State’s recently implemented draconian gun legislation, which permits denying 2nd Amendment rights to those who have been prescribed psychotropic drugs. A mental health provision in New York’s Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement (SAFE) act...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 4-19-13

    04/19/2013 5:42:09 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 22 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 4-19-13 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • New venues and fresh sounds for tenth Piping Live! programme

    04/19/2013 5:40:18 PM PDT · by ConorMacNessa · 3 replies
    STV Entertainment ^ | 17 April 2013 00:01 BST | Gillian Provan
    The sounds of pipes and drums will be bigger and louder than ever before as the Glasgow International Piping Festival returns for its tenth year. St Enoch Square will be the new hub for Piping Live! in 2013, which sees the World Pipe Band Championships take place over two days for the first time in its history. Acts from all corners of the globe will make music ring out across the city during the bagpiping week which runs from August 11 until 18. The programme of events includes a headline set from Julie Fowlis at the Gaelic Music Concert and...
  • Gohmert says radical Muslims are training to ‘act like Hispanics’ to get into the U.S.

    04/19/2013 5:37:26 PM PDT · by hope · 32 replies
    Chron ^ | 4/17/13
    Rep. Louie Gohmert today warned the world that “radical Islamists” are being trained to “act like Hispanic[s]” to get into the United States from Mexi “We know al Qaeda has camps over with the drug cartels on the other side of the Mexican border,” the Republican from Tyler said on C-SPAN Wednesday morning. “We know that people that are now being trained to come in and act like Hispanic when they are radical Islamists. We know these things are happening. It is just insane not to protect ourselves, to make sure that people come in as most people do. They...
  • Magnitude 6.9 - 51km WSW of Linqiong, China

    04/19/2013 5:32:26 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 4 replies
    Event Time 2013-04-20 00:02:48 UTC 2013-04-20 08:02:48 UTC+08:00 at epicenter 2013-04-19 19:02:48 UTC-05:00 system time Location 30.314°N 102.934°E depth=16.4km (10.2mi) Nearby Cities 51km (32mi) WSW of Linqiong, China 98km (61mi) ENE of Kangding, China 115km (71mi) WSW of Chengdu, China 115km (71mi) NW of Leshan, China 1069km (664mi) NNW of Ha Noi, Vietnam
  • What is the name of the guy who was car highjacked?

    04/19/2013 5:29:20 PM PDT · by stillafreemind · 50 replies
    vanity | stillafreemind
    I would like to know if anyone has the name of the guy who had his vehicle highjacked. Also, do you have a picture of him?