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  • What Is the State of the U.S. Gun Business?

    04/16/2015 5:48:41 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 37 replies
    THE WALL STREET JOURNAL ^ | 4-16-2015 | Marcelo Prince and Carlos A. Tovar
    What Is the State of the U.S. Gun Business? By Marcelo Prince and Carlos A. Tovar After several years of strong sales to civilians worried about new regulations, big U.S. firearms makers have recently reported lower sales. The overall number of American households with guns is declining..
  • Cinemagraphs: Tuesday Night Visual Fun (Graphic Intense)

    10/09/2012 5:27:13 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 17 replies
    Tripwire ^ | 10/9/2012 | Web
    I use these as backgrounds on my Galaxy S III...
  • Obama Demands Extensive Disclosure for Potential Appointees

    11/15/2008 9:39:00 PM PST · by John Semmens · 37 replies · 909+ views
    President-Elect Barack Obama has demanded that all potential appointees undergo a thorough background check prior to being considered for any job in his administration. Would-be cabinet members, deputies, assistants, aides, secretaries, and receptionists are being asked to provide extensive dossiers on themselves if they hope to be hired. Among the documents required are original birth certificates, all school transcripts, complete health records, military service histories, any police reports, and a listing of all business and personal associates since the applicant’s 18th birthday. Applicants are also being required to submit, under penalty of perjury, sworn affidavits either admitting to the commission...

    08/01/2007 8:25:20 PM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 21 replies · 747+ views
    ME | August 01,2007 | swampsniper
    On one of my endless voyages over the internet I stumbled across a free program called TERRAGEN. I will try anything if it's free, almost, anyway. This program lets you design all kinds of stuff, wish I was sharp enough to understand the instructions, but, if you just mess around, you will figure it out. If Reuters ever starts using this, oh, well! Be honest, really,can you tell these are fakes?
  • 2 from state arrested in D.C. sniper case [detailed background on Muhammed, Malvo]

    10/24/2002 2:59:17 AM PDT · by jpthomas · 46 replies · 1,653+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | Thursday, October 24, 2002 - 01:37 a.m. Pacific | Seattle Times Staff
    A former Fort Lewis solider and a teenager described as his stepson were arrested early today near Middletown in Frederick County, Md., in connection with the sniper shootings that have taken 10 lives in the Washington, D.C., area. John Allen Muhammad, 41, and John Lee Malvo, 17, were taken into custody at a rest stop on Interstate 70 about 50 miles northwest of the nation’s capital, an FBI source said. The arrests came after a day in which federal agents tore up the yard at the Tacoma house where Muhammad had stayed earlier this year. Agents also searched a high...