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  • BREAKING: Bank of America Reportedly Drops Gun Company for Political Reasons

    04/21/2012 11:27:58 PM PDT · by Publius804 · 34 replies
    PJ Media ^ | April 20, 2012 | Bob Owens
    Bailout recipient Bank of America has severed relations with an American company because of a reported bias against their industry. McMillan Group International released an extraordinary statement on Facebook regarding the incident: McMillan Fiberglass Stocks, McMillan Firearms Manufacturing, McMillan Group International have been collectively banking with Bank of America for 12 years. Today Mr. Ray Fox, Senior Vice President, Market Manager, Business Banking, Global Commercial Banking came to my office. He scheduled the meeting as an “account analysis” meeting in order to evaluate the two lines of credit we have with them. He spent five minutes talking about how McMillan...
  • ‘Stand your ground’ laws recall the Wild West

    04/21/2012 10:44:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 94 replies
    The Southtown Star ^ | April 20, 2012 | Professor David McGrath
    The so-called “stand your ground” law that allowed neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman to shoot and kill Treyvon Martin in Sanford, Fla., without an initial arrest once was a principle that nearly every American believed in. And we were reminded of its key provision every Saturday night in prime time when watching “Gunsmoke,” among the nation’s longest-running and most popular TV programs. Each episode began with the same scene on Main Street in Dodge City, Kan., with Marshal Matt Dillon, played by James Arness, in a gun duel, staring at another man who stood 60 yards away. After several seconds...
  • The Shame Of Waco

    04/21/2012 8:51:11 PM PDT · by SolidRedState · 14 replies
    You Tube ^ | April 21, 2012 | IraqVeteran8888
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3H8Zc5jN72s&feature=context&context=G2567afcFUAAAAAAAAAA
  • Ted Nugent agrees to plea deal over illegal killing of black bear in Alaska

    04/21/2012 8:02:17 AM PDT · by raulgomez05 · 20 replies
    CNN ^ | 4-21-12 | Chelsea Carter
    (CNN) -- Rocker and avid hunter Ted Nugent has agreed to pay a fine, serve probation and record a public service announcement as part of a deal to plead guilty to transporting an illegally killed black bear in Alaska, according to court documents. The plea deal, filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Anchorage, Alaska, stems from federal allegations that arose during a bear hunt in May 2009 that was filmed for Nugent's television show, "Spirit of the Wild," on the Outdoor Channel. News of the plea deal broke a day after Nugent was questioned and cleared by the Secret...
  • Protect Your Right To Refuse To Be A Victim -- Gov. Task Force

    04/21/2012 2:20:35 PM PDT · by Joe Brower · 8 replies
    This is an email response I received regarding the predictable anti-gun hysteria following the sensationalization of the Trayvon Martin shooting, not to mention the hollow attacks against Florida's 'Stand Your Ground' laws. The United Sportsmen of Florida, led by the indomitable Marion Hammer, have provided here a rich source of information and facts regarding these current events, which I have transcribed.*** *** *** ALERT --- Protect Your Right To Refuse To Be A Victim -- Gov. Task Force DATE: April 20, 2012 TO: USF & NRA Members and Friends FROM: Marion P. Hammer, USF Executive Director, NRA Past President Florida...
  • No More "Mr. Obama Is a Nice Guy" (He's Anything but)

    04/20/2012 3:32:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 20, 2012 | Michelle Malkin
    There is a reflexive desire among a certain species of moderate Republicans to be perceived as "civil" by liberal opponents who believe that the mere existence of free-market, limited-government conservatism is an indecent affront to humankind. All aboard the U.S.S. Lost Cause. This disastrous, bend-over bipartisanship is a hard habit to break. In 2008, Arizona Sen. John McCain rode the "Barack Obama is a nice guy, but vote for me" wave to crashing defeat. In 2012, McCain's endorsee, Mitt Romney, has made "Barack Obama is a nice guy but in over his head" a standard stump-speech talking point. Conservatives of...
  • Obama Justice Department Now Referring Reporters to Media Matters

    04/21/2012 10:09:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 54 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 21, 2012 | Katie Pavlich
    Late Friday afternoon, Free Beacon reporter CJ Ciaramella requested a comment from the Justice Department about my new book Fast and Furious: Barack Obama's Bloodiest Scandal and Its Shameless Coverup. This was the response he received.   That's right folks. Media Matters, the far Left website funded by George Soros, is now serving as a mouth piece for the United States Department of Justice. Not only did DOJ refer Ciaramella to Media Matters for information about Operation Fast and Furious, but didn't even refer him to material that had anything to do with his original question about the FBI covering...
  • book claims FBI cover up of third gun in murder of border patrol agent

    04/21/2012 7:52:16 AM PDT · by 4buttons · 10 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | April 21, 2012 | CJ Ciaramella
    The Department of Justice is using the liberal “watchdog” group Media Matters for America to deflect questions about the Fast and Furious scandal, including those regarding a gun that might have been used in the murder of a U.S. Border Patrol agent.
  • The Legitimacy of State Weapon Statutes WRT the State's Constitution (SD)

    04/21/2012 8:58:05 AM PDT · by OneWingedShark · 20 replies
    Self ^ | 21Apr12 | OneWingedShark
    The Constitution of South Dakota says, in Section 24 of Article VI, the following: The right of the citizens to bear arms in defense of themselves and the state shall not be denied. The language is plain, with perhaps the only confusion being that of the word ‘shall.’ The word itself is nearly synonymous with ‘will,’ except that when used in a sentence in the 2ND or 3RD person it implies authority, command, threat, promise, determination, and/or inevitability. By its usage in the above cited constitutional section its meaning can be discerned obviously as being a command, and being...
  • Q: What if guns get designated as destructive force under the healthcare law? (vanity)

    03/28/2012 9:24:50 AM PDT · by indianyogi · 42 replies
    If we can be compelled to buy health insurance, can we be compelled to give up or not be able to buy guns?
  • New details in Fast & Furious

    04/20/2012 11:44:21 PM PDT · by neverdem · 21 replies
    Tucson News Now ^ | Apr 20, 2012 | NA
    Congress has learned the most wanted man in the Fast and Furious investigation, Manuel Acosta, was allowed to traffic thousands of guns to Mexico. Only after the death of Border Agent Brian Terry south of Tucson was Acosta's operation shut down. He was arrested and released at least three times during the operation. That's why congressional investigators suspect the justice department is unwilling to talk about Acosta's possible role as an informant. Rep. Jason Chaffetz said, "We could have taken him in and prosecuted him anything. It's either total incompetence or maybe it's something a bit more coordinated that the...
  • Wisconsin issues 100,000th concealed weapon permit

    04/20/2012 5:11:58 PM PDT · by rellimpank · 15 replies
    Milwaukee J-S ^ | 20 apr 2012 | Patrick Marley
    Madison - The state Department of Justice issued its 100,000th concealed carry permit Friday, Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen said. The department is receiving more applications for permits than expected. When the state's concealed weapons law was approved last year, Van Hollen estimated the state would issue 125,000 permits in the first year. It is easily on track to do that because 100,000 permits have been issued in less than six months, Van Hollen told reporters at a news conference in the room where large machines print off the licenses. "I anticipate we're certainly going to hit that 125,000 mark....
  • Ted Nugent vs. a deluded Jewish congresswoman

    04/20/2012 3:55:56 PM PDT · by PA Engineer · 17 replies
    JEWS FOR THE PRESERVATION OF FIREARMS OWNERSHIP ^ | April 20th 2012 | Rabbi Dovid Bendory
    Ted Nugent vs. a deluded Jewish congresswoman by Rabbi Dovid Bendory, Rabbinic Director, Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership. Copyright 2012 JPFO Ted Nugent and Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership go way back. We may not agree with Ted on all of his high-volume pronouncements, but on the Second Amendment, Ted Nugent and JPFO see eye to eye. Chair of the Democratic National Committee, Debbie Wasserman Schultz is presently alleging that Nugent threatened the life of President Barack Hussein Obama. Judge for yourself – go here. Wasserman Schultz is one of the leading gun prohibitionists in Congress....
  • Bank of America to McMillan Rifles: 'Drop dead'

    04/20/2012 12:28:36 PM PDT · by pabianice · 89 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 4/20/12 | Zimmerman
    [UPDATE: In an email late this evening, Ryan McMillan has confirmed the validity of this story.] When the Bank of America was founded back in 1904, no one ever thought that it would one day truly be the Bank of America. As in (partially) government owned. Just like Government Motors, Chrysler, the entire student loan industry and more, the federal government’s insatiable grasping tentacles are woven throughout one of the world’s largest commercial bank and brokerage operations. And as has always been true, if you take the king’s shilling, you’re damned well going to do his bidding. The folks...
  • Rocket launcher discovered amid household trash alarms neighbors

    04/20/2012 12:35:20 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 42 replies
    yourhoustonnews.com ^ | 19 April 2012 | Stefanie Thomas
    KINGWOOD - Residents at a Forest Cove town home community had quite a scare Thursday morning when they found a military rocket launcher-type weapon lying on top of some boxes laid out for trash pickup. “I was pretty sure it was real when the garbage people wouldn’t pick it up and said they weren’t messing with it,” said neighbor James Earl. Agents with the Houston division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms responded to the 900 block of Marina Dr. around 11 a.m. April 19 and confirmed that the fear-inspiring object was indeed a military guided missile device....
  • McMillan Firearms Manufacturing given the boot by Bank of America

    04/20/2012 11:27:59 AM PDT · by Sgt_Schultze · 38 replies
    Facebook ^ | 20 Apr 2012 | Kelly D McMillan
    McMillan Fiberglass Stocks, McMillan Firearms Manufacturing, McMillan Group International have been collectively banking with Bank of America for 12 years. Today Mr. Ray Fox, Senior Vice President, Market Manager, Business Banking, Global Commercial Banking came to my office. He scheduled the meeting as an “account analysis” meeting in order to evaluate the two lines of credit we have with them. He spent 5 minutes talking about how McMillan has changed in the last 5 years and have become more of a firearms manufacturer than a supplier of accessories. At this point I interrupted him and asked “Can I possible save...
  • Tampa may seek Gov. Rick Scott's help keeping guns away from RNC protests

    04/20/2012 11:05:05 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 17 replies
    tampabay.com ^ | April 20, 2012 | Richard Danielson
    TAMPA — Frustrated by a Florida law that blocks all local regulation of guns, Mayor Bob Buckhorn expects to reach out to Gov. Rick Scott for help keeping concealed firearms away from protests during the Republican National Convention. The 2011 state law pre-empts the ability of cities and counties to pass any laws regulating firearms or ammunition. So while Tampa plans to ban a wide range of weapons (clubs, switchblades, Mace) and things that could be used as weapons (chains, glass bottles, water pistols) outside the convention, it cannot prohibit guns carried with a concealed weapons permit.
  • A Funny Thing Happened to a Truckload of Ammo on the Way to Phoenix

    04/20/2012 4:32:20 AM PDT · by drpix · 42 replies
    Multiple ^ | 4/20/2012 | self
    Driver Bogan Jabin Akeem {place of birth undisclosed} instead takes 268,000 rounds of ammunition into Mexico. Owner of Trucking Company is Kenyan born Dennis Mekenye, who prides himself in hiring foreign born truckers, and vouches for both Akeem and the cargo. But have no fear: US Consulate officer Olga Bashbush {yes, Bash Bush} has confirmed Akeem's US citizenship. (Links below)
  • Obama is named gun ‘salesman of the year’

    04/20/2012 6:13:25 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 19 replies
    washtimes ^ | 4/19/12 | b devaney
    The Obama years have proved to be a boon to the nation’s gun industry, which has posted strong gains in jobs, sales, economic impact and taxes paid in the teeth of an economic downturn. The economic impact of the firearms and ammunition industry - a figure that includes jobs, taxes and sales - hit $31 billion in 2011, up from $19 billion in 2008, according to a survey released Thursday by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF). Background check requests for firearms purchases set records in 2010 and 2011, according to FBI data. Jobs in the firearms business jumped 30...
  • Zimmerman and Dooley: Left's Florida Hypocrisy

    04/20/2012 5:27:26 AM PDT · by SJackson · 4 replies
    Big Government.com ^ | 4-20-12 | Lee Stranahan
    Everyone in the country has heard of Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman but few know the name of Trevor Dooley--a central Florida man who shot and killed a neighbor, David "DJ" James, and is defending himself using Florida’s Stand Your Ground law. The James case has a number of similarities with the Martin case, but has not been the subject of the mainstream media meltdown nor the focus of cries of racism, even though the shooter and the victim were both of different races (Dooley is black, and James was white). Critics of the authorities' handling of the Martin case...
  • Trevor Dooley's lawyers seek dismissal in Tampa 'stand your ground' case

    04/19/2012 6:38:35 PM PDT · by SJackson · 18 replies
    Tampabay.com ^ | 4-13-12 | Shelley Rossetter
    TAMPA — Trevor Dooley's lawyers say it was an act of self-defense — pulling the trigger kept him alive. David James was on top of him, hands around Dooley's neck. Dooley couldn't breathe. He tried to warn James by poking him in the leg twice with a handgun. When it didn't work, Dooley fired. Lawyers for Dooley, the man accused of killing his Valrico neighbor, submitted their argument Thursday in a motion asking a judge to dismiss the manslaughter charge against him. Their main defense? Florida's "stand your ground" law. The law allows a person to use deadly force to...
  • Warning Graphic Photo: Possible New Evidence Shows George Zimmerman's Bloodied Head

    04/20/2012 6:36:49 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 48 replies
    ABC News ^ | April 20,2012 | MATT GUTMAN
    Zimmerman was treated at the scene by paramedics, then cuffed and driven in a police cruiser to the Sanford police station. He was questioned for hours and later released. In police surveillance video obtained last month by ABC News, Zimmerman's wounds are not apparent, and there were no bandages on his head. Zimmerman was not admitted to a hospital or given stitches the night of the incident. The person who took the photograph of a bloodied Zimmerman, asking not to be identified, told ABC News exclusively that they did not see the scuffle that night, but did hear it. The...
  • The 411 about the Trayvon Martin timeline

    04/20/2012 4:36:38 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 57 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 20 apr 2012 | Eric Zorn
    A key moment in George Zimmerman's cellphone call to the Police Department in Sanford, Fla., on the fateful night of Feb. 26 occurs at 7:11:41 p.m., a little more than two minutes into a call that lasts about four minutes. "He's running," says Zimmerman, referring to the "real suspicious guy" he'd called in to report. Almost immediately you hear on the recording a car door opening and what sounds like a warning beep indicating the key is still in the ignition. Shortly thereafter comes the unmistakable sound of wind blowing into a phone mouthpiece. Zimmerman is in pursuit! And we...
  • Prosecutors: Summerlin backyard intruder was killed in self-defense (Nevada)

    04/20/2012 4:16:33 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 21 replies
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | 20 apr 2012 | Jackie Valley
    A Summerlin resident acted in self-defense and will not be charged in the fatal shooting of an unarmed backyard intruder last month, officials at the Clark County district attorney’s office determined. The screening unit at the district attorney’s office, which reviews all incoming cases, made the determination April 12, closing the case, Assistant District Attorney Chris Owens said. The shooting happened the morning of March 20 in the 2100 block of Spurs Court, near Hualapai Way and Sahara Avenue. The resident, who called 911, told Metro Police he fired shots at a backyard intruder, later identified as 19-year-old Demarcus Carter,...
  • The Gun Explosion - Why the firearms boom is good news for the American economy

    04/20/2012 1:39:42 AM PDT · by neverdem · 53 replies
    Reason ^ | May 2012 | Greg Beato
    In a February 2012 fund-raising appearance, President Barack Obama expressed his desire to keep America’s assembly lines humming. “I want to make sure the next generation of manufacturing isn’t taking root just in Asia or Europe,” he told a crowd of supporters. “I want it taking root in factories in Detroit and Pittsburgh and Cleveland and California.…I want to reward companies that are investing here in the United States and creating jobs all throughout this country.” Perhaps because the president was speaking in San Francisco, where most of the local factories had long ago been converted into luxury condos for...
  • Foolish teacher arrested for firing blanks at his students

    04/20/2012 12:30:18 AM PDT · by South40 · 185 replies
    MSN.com ^ | 4/19/2012
    Students at a vocational school who just wanted to learn how to weld were afraid for their lives when their teacher lined them up, pulled a gun from his waistband and started firing blanks at them.
  • Second Amendment no match for Pinole zoning ordinance

    04/19/2012 3:29:08 PM PDT · by SmithL · 3 replies
    Contra Costa Times ^ | 4/19/12 | Tom Barnidge, Contra Costa Times columnist
    City council members are clearly bracing for choppy waters when a public hearing begins with a request that no one jeers. "Some people might be on one side of the issue, some people on the other," Pinole Mayor Peter Murray said. "What I want is that everyone pledge that we're going to respect everyone's opinion and there will be no catcalls from the audience." Taking center stage Tuesday night in the Pinole Council Chamber was a slugfest that needed only a ring announcer. "In this corner, wearing red-white-and-blue trunks and still upright after 221 years, is the Second Amendment, guaranteeing...
  • Stand Your Ground, America

    04/19/2012 11:45:43 AM PDT · by imardmd1 · 12 replies
    American Spectator ^ | April 18, 2012 | PETER FERRARA
    A sober look at the case against George Zimmerman. How do you stand your ground if you are lying on your back getting pummeled in the face? That one question alone shows that Stand Your Ground laws are not at issue in the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin controversy. But the tragic death of young Trayvon is only seen by those on the left as a valuable media opportunity to further exploit the millions of gullible Americans to advance the left's political interests and agenda. Indeed, we have some people in positions of influence, both leading politicians and figures in the major...
  • The new gun laws have changed the landscape (Wisconsin barf alert)

    04/19/2012 12:26:28 PM PDT · by rellimpank · 19 replies
    Milwaukee J-S ^ | 19 apr 2012
    Over the past six months, Wisconsin adopted a castle doctrine law and became the 49th state to adopt a concealed-carry law. These laws have changed the landscape of the state, and while it is too early to determine what impact the new legislation will have on safety, it is not too early to stress personal responsibility. People who choose to legally carry concealed weapons should know how to use them. This is not a First Amendment issue. It is a safety issue. Under Act 35, those seeking a concealed-carry permit do not need to demonstrate that they know how to...
  • WCI Free Concealed Carry License Training Course Elkhorn, WI April 28Th 2012(WI)

    04/19/2012 12:19:10 PM PDT · by marktwain · 1 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 18 April, 2012 | WCI
    Wisconsin --(Ammoland.com)- This class is FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. If you already have your proof of training please mention this opportunity to any friends/family who would like to obtain their concealed carry license. After completing this class, you will leave with a proof of training certificate you need to submit to the Dept. of Justice to receive your concealed carry license. Please print out the following attachments and bring to the class. Register for the FREE class at the following link: http://www.planetreg.com/E4118244676835 If you have any friends/family that would like to attend copy the link above and send...
  • After witnessing a home invasion, Emily Miller had a hard time getting a gun in DC

    04/19/2012 1:07:45 PM PDT · by marktwain · 20 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 18 April, 2012 | Matt K. Lewis
    Emily Miller never thought of owning a gun — not until she interrupted what she describes as a home invasion. Her wallet was stolen, and Miller watched as fifteen men drove away in two pickup trucks. The hardest part was sleeping that night. “I just remember thinking if I could just have a gun by my bed, I know that…I could defend myself,” she said. “I put a dresser against the bedroom wall.” It turns out, they messed with the wrong lady. From her perch at the Washington Times, Miller launched a series called, “Emily Gets Her Gun” which chronicled...
  • Florida Governor Appoints Task Force To Review 'Stand Your Ground' Law

    04/19/2012 12:57:19 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 36 replies
    NPR ^ | April 19, 2012 | Eyder Peralta
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott appointed a task force on Thursday charged with reviewing the state's gun laws, including the so-called "stand your ground law," that came into controversial focus after the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. As we've explained, the law, passed in 2005, got "rid of the English Law concept of 'duty to retreat' from a situation that is dangerous outside your home." The law will likely play a central role in the case against George Zimmerman, the man charged with killing Martin. The Miami Herald reports that the governor's task force includes law enforcement officials, legal experts and...
  • No charges in Burlington shooting death of Macomb man(IA)

    04/19/2012 12:51:05 PM PDT · by marktwain · 1 replies
    thehawkeye.com ^ | 18 April, 2012 | JOHN MANGALONZO
    Des Moines County prosecutors will not seek charges in connection with last month's South Central Avenue shooting death of a Macomb, Ill., man, ruling the incident as justifiable homicide or self defense. Unless new information comes in the case, police said prosecutors are standing firm in the decision not to charge anyone. Burlington Police Department detectives, along with their counterparts from the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, has completed their investigation into the March 16 shooting. Their report was sent to the Des Moines County Attorney's Office. The shooter, Jacqueline Renee Williams, 28, also of Macomb, who also was shot...
  • Nebraska: Governor Signs Two Pro-Second Amendment Bills into Law

    04/19/2012 12:46:45 PM PDT · by marktwain · 1 replies
    nraila.org ^ | 18 April, 2012 | NRA-ILA
    Today, Legislative Bill 807, Concealed Handgun Permit reform legislation, passed during its final reading on the floor of the Legislature by an overwhelming 48 to 1 vote. LB 807 was then transmitted to Governor Dave Heineman who signed it into law. Thanks to Judiciary Committee Amendment 1785, declaring an existing emergency, this law took effect immediately. LB 807, introduced by state Senator Scott Lautenbaugh (18), clarifies that only individuals who have been criminally convicted of a felony, misdemeanor crime of violence or state laws pertaining to firearms and drug related offenses, would be disqualified from receiving a Nebraska Concealed Handgun...
  • John Nichols: Walker goes all in for NRA/ALEC ‘shoot first’ agenda(barf alert)

    04/19/2012 12:39:12 PM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    The Capital Times ^ | 17 April, 2012 | JOHN NICHOLS
    Appearing before the National Rifle Association, Mitt Romney was accorded the reception that might be expected for a Republican candidate who used to brag about how his positions on gun issues “don’t line up with the NRA” but now says, “If we are going to safeguard our Second Amendment, it is time to elect a president who will defend the rights President Obama ignores or minimizes. I will.” The response was relatively warm but more than a little bit skeptical. The Los Angeles Times was gentle in its description, suggesting that the now all-but-certain Republican nominee “may not have been...
  • Pinole bans home-based gun dealers

    04/18/2012 10:02:29 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 5 replies
    abclocal.go.com/kgo/ ^ | 18 April 2012 | Alan Wang
    PINOLE, Calif. (KGO) -- Guns themselves were in the crosshairs Tuesday night in the East Bay. City leaders in Pinole voted 5-0 to restrict a common way some people buy firearms, banning home-based gun dealers. The proposal to ban home-based gun dealers in residential neighborhoods was brought up after a Pinole resident applied for a permit to sell guns and ammunition out of this home. The city's police chief said it would create more criminal targets. The city planning commission recommended the ban because it was zoning issue. But gun proponents called it a violation of their second amendment right...
  • America's deadly devotion to guns

    04/18/2012 9:24:36 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 45 replies
    theguardian.co.uk ^ | 16 April 2012 | Gary Younge
    At an organising breakfast for National Rifle Association (NRA) grassroots activists, Samuel Richardson, a man with whom I have not exchanged a word, passes me a note. "Please read the book Injustice by Adams," it reads. "He was [sic] lawyer for US Justice Department who prosecuted Black Panther Case." Quite why Richardson thinks this book is for me is not clear. There are six other people at the table, a couple of them journalists. The fact I am the only black person in a room of around 200 may have something to do with it. J Christian Adams, a former...
  • Feinstein puts hold on Zimmerman bills (“George Zimmerman Armed Vigilante Acts”)

    04/18/2012 7:44:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Grass Valley Union ^ | April 18, 2012 | The Brady Campaign
    Washington, D.C. — Brady Campaign President Dan Gross issued the following statement in response to the hold Senator Dianne Feinstein placed on bills S 2188 and S 2213, which the Brady Campaign believes should be called the “George Zimmerman Armed Vigilante Acts.” The Senate bills, pushed by the NRA just days after Trayvon Martin's shooting death, are similar to HR 822, which passed the House late last year. They would force virtually every state to honor the concealed carry permit of every other state. "Just a day after her staff met with three gun violence victims from the California Chapters...
  • (US Forest Service Standard Procedure) Yes, There Is a Right Way to Blow Up an Animal Carcass

    04/18/2012 7:18:50 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 37 replies
    IO9 ^ | Apr 18, 2012 | Robert T. Gonzalez
    Yes, there is a right way to blow up an animal carcass This, according to the US Forest Service document entitled "Obliterating Animal Carcasses with Explosives," is the right way. See those rectangles? Those represent sticks of dynamite. Their placement demonstrates how they should be positioned in order to achieve what the document calls "total obliteration." Pro-tip: The diagram up top illustrates how to explode a carcass when it needs to be eliminated quickly and absolutely. Under less urgent circumstances, the explosive placement illustrated below (corresponding to "partial obliteration") should suffice. Pro-tip #2: In some cases, it is probably best...
  • Ann Coulter: NEGROES WITH GUNS (In spite of Dem's efforts to disarm them)

    04/18/2012 4:17:32 PM PDT · by Syncro · 78 replies
    AnnCoulter.Com ^ | April 18, 2012 | Ann Coulter
    NEGROES WITH GUNSApril 18, 2012 Liberals have leapt on the shooting death of Trayvon Martin in Florida to push for the repeal of "stand your ground" laws and to demand tighter gun control. (MSNBC'S Karen Finney blamed "the same people who stymied gun regulation at every point.") This would be like demanding more funding for the General Services Administration after seeing how its employees blew taxpayer money on a party weekend in Las Vegas. We don't know the facts yet, but let's assume the conclusion MSNBC is leaping to is accurate: George Zimmerman stalked a small black child and...
  • Obama’s Economic ‘Stimulus’ Gave $10 Million to ATF Project Gunrunner

    04/18/2012 2:17:24 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 17 replies
    CNS News ^ | April 18, 2012 | By Fred Lucas
    President Barack Obama’s economic stimulus act allocated $10 million to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for a program that traced guns sold to straw purchasers, an operation that was designed to prevent Mexican criminal organizations from obtaining U.S. guns. The $787-billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the stimulus, was passed by Congress and signed into law in February 2009. From this near-trillion dollar trove, the administration allocated $10 million to the ATF’s “Project Gunrunner” to increase staff by 37 persons, according to a November 2010 Department of Justice Inspector General report. The phased-in hiring of stimulus-funded...
  • American Legislative Exchange Council to abandon gun rights, other social causes (Left is winning!)

    04/18/2012 3:48:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The Boston Herald / The Miami Herald ^ | April 18, 2012 | Toluse Olorunnipa and Erika Bolstad
    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The organization that helped spread Florida’s controversial Stand Your Ground law across the country is halting its push for gun rights in the wake of the national outcry over Trayvon Martin’s shooting death. The American Legislative Exchange Council said Tuesday that it would shift focus from social to economic issues, abandoning causes like gun rights and voter identification laws. “Today we are redoubling our efforts on the economic front, a priority that has been the hallmark of our organization for decades,” ALEC national chairman and Indiana state lawmaker David Frizzell said in a statement. “We are eliminating...
  • Tales from Fast and Furious: Murder of an American Citizen

    04/18/2012 2:42:44 PM PDT · by Nachum · 8 replies
    youtube ^ | 4/18/12 | Obama Files
    Produced by Obama Files for more videos and articles: http://web.me.com/kzvideo/OF/Obama_Files_Home.html Part I of a video series based on the recently published groundbreaking book "Fast and Furious: Barack Obama's Bloodiest Scandal and Its Shameless Cover-up" by Katie Pavlich. This is the book that may blow the lid off of the Obama Administration's covert plan to disarm America and may bring down the Obama Presidency. The murder of Border Patrol agent Brian Terry by Mexican drug cartel operatives armed with AK-47s was initially billed as an isolated tragedy, which then took a different turn when it was learned that the purchase of...
  • Dionne: Isn't it time to end fecklessness about guns? (Classic gun-grabbing screed)

    04/18/2012 2:34:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    The Erie Times-News / The Washington Post ^ | April 18, 2012 | E.J. Dionne
    It's understandable if unfortunate that the controversy surrounding the killing of Trayvon Martin has polarized the country along both racial and ideological lines. But there is one issue that should not have any racial connotations: the urgency of repealing "Stand Your Ground" laws. And leave it to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to speak the blunt truth about why these laws are dangerous -- and why the National Rifle Association keeps pushing them anyway. "In reality," Bloomberg said in a speech before the National Press Club last week, "the NRA's leaders weren't interested in public safety. They were interested in...
  • Largely Ignored by MSM ‘Fast and Furious’ Scandal might be Obama’s Worst

    04/18/2012 8:30:07 AM PDT · by yoe · 32 replies
    Cowboy Byte ^ | April 17, 2012 | Staff
    Of all the myriad scandals of the Obama administration, there is one, largely ignored by the mainstream media, that could actually be its worst. That scandal is the operation run from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, under the Justice Department, known as “Fast and Furious,” through which the federal government actually encouraged and even ordered American gun shops to sell guns — against the store owners’ better judgment — to “straw” purchasers who were funneling guns to Mexican drug gangs while the ATF sat back and watched and did nothing.
  • Ted Nugent to meet with Secret Service

    04/18/2012 11:15:43 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 111 replies
    Politico ^ | April 18, 2012 | Tim Mak
    Ted Nugent will meet with the Secret Service on Thursday as a result of incendiary comments he made about the president, the rocker told conservative radio host Glenn Beck. “We actually have heard from the Secret Service and they have a duty. I support them. I salute them. And I look forward to our meeting tomorrow,” Nugent said on Wednesday, according to the Beck-founded website The Blaze. “I‘m sure we’ll have a great conversation … bottom line is, I’ve never threatened anybody’s life in my life. I’ve never threatened. I don’t waste breath threatening.” Nugent emphasized that he has a...
  • PM asked to join push against handguns (Australia)

    04/18/2012 11:04:58 AM PDT · by GILTN1stborn · 19 replies
    The Australian ^ | April 17, 2012 | AAP
    PRIME Minister Julia Gillard needs to step in and work with the states to ban semi-automatic handguns in response to Sydney's plague of drive-by shootings, a gun control group says. ******* Ms Lee said it was "crazy" that semi-automatic handguns were legal while semi-automatic longarms are banned. "It's an anomaly in the laws that really needs to be addressed," she said.
  • MILLER: D.C.'s newest shooter

    04/18/2012 9:22:05 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 3 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 4-16-2012 | Emily Miller
    When one of the District of Columbia’s top political leaders is willing to spend a day at the shooting range with a new gun owner, it’s a sign the capital city may be ready to put aside the past. For 30 years, Washington banned handguns, only to face a Supreme Court rebuke in 2008. Now the city is about to make it easier for law-abiding residents to legally own a firearm. On Tuesday, the D.C. Council is expected to pass the Firearms Amendment Act of 2012 under expedited procedures so it can take effect this summer. The ordinance will do...
  • The Right to Bear Arms is a Human Right

    04/18/2012 8:34:43 AM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies
    humanevents.com ^ | 18 April, 2012 | Newt Gingrich
    At the United Nations, the governments (and the dictatorships) of the world are conspiring to deny their people a means to defend their families and their liberty. The Small Arms Treaty and the U.N.’s project on International Small Arms Control Standards seek to impose global restrictions on gun ownership that would apply to Americans and the citizens of every country that ratified the agreements. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has pledged to support the treaty, an excuse for governments everywhere to empower themselves and limit their citizens instead of the other way around. As long as we’re limited to fighting...
  • Hunters win in vote about dead polar bears

    04/18/2012 8:24:24 AM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 17 April, 2012 | Stephen Dinan
    House Republicans on Tuesday rode to the rescue of 41 hunters who shot polar bears in Canada at least four years ago but have been unable to bring their trophies back into the U.S. because the bears were subsequently declared an endangered species. Powered by gun-rights and hunting advocates, the House voted 262-155 in favor of letting the dead bears into the U.S. - with backers citing everything from Second Amendment priorities to the fact that two of the hunters caught up in the situation were wounded American troops. “They were in Iraq, in that heated area. The one dream...