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  • Lame Duck Dems Push Anti-Gun Murthy As Surgeon General

    12/16/2014 10:30:45 AM PST · by raptor22 · 19 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | December 16, 2016 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Rights: No longer fearing electoral revenge from the National Rifle Association, an outgoing Democratic Senate pushed to confirm an anti-Second Amendment radical, who thinks guns are a health issue, as the nation's top doc. A Democratic Senate that earlier balked at the nomination of Dr. Vivek Murthy to be surgeon general of the U.S. no longer feared the possible electoral consequences of approving him in the wake of November's Republican tsunami. That, along with the GOP's obsession to not be blamed for a government shutdown, gave us a bad budget deal and the Democrats a chance to confirm Murthy. A...
  • Federal Judge: Forget Lethal Injections, Use Firing Squads

    07/22/2014 3:00:08 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 59 replies
    Newser ^ | July 22, 2014 | Rob Quinn
    Killing people is a brutal and messy business and if Americans can't deal with that, they shouldn't be condemning people to death, a top federal judge says. In a strongly worded dissent in an Arizona lethal-injection case, Alex Kozinski, chief judge of the Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals, calls the current system "inherently flawed" and says states that want to execute inmates should return to more "primitive—and foolproof—methods" of execution, NBC reports. "The guillotine is probably best but seems inconsistent with our national ethos. And the electric chair, hanging and the gas chamber are each subject to occasional mishaps,"...
  • Perspective (vanity humor)

    06/28/2014 6:30:32 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 28 replies
    from an email
    You may have heard on the news about a Southern California man who was put under 72-hour psychiatric observation when it was found he owned 100 guns and allegedly had 100,000 rounds of ammunition stored in his home. The house also featured a secret escape tunnel.
  • Save Your Lead

    05/22/2014 3:24:22 PM PDT · by Don Corleone · 13 replies
    the WWW ^ | 5/22/14 | unk
    Lead smelting plant - gone Save your lead!! All you can do is shake your head....... All lead for bullets will have to come from overseas! This move will also make the cost 100 LL (100 low lead aviation fuel) UNAFFORDABLE. Approximately 2g of lead is added to each gallon of aviation fuel! There are numerous alarming reasons why the US government and the military have been buying up all the ammo. Here’s one of them. Obama and the EPA just shut down the last lead smelting plant in the US. They raised the EPA regulations by 10 fold...
  • MILLER: Exclusive — Shock verdict — Mark Witaschek guilty of possessing muzzleloader bullets

    03/26/2014 3:21:02 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 41 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 26, 2014 | Emily Miller
    Full title: MILLER: Exclusive — Shock verdict — Mark Witaschek guilty of possessing muzzleloader bullets in D.C.… while NBC’s David Gregory got off scot freeIn a surprising twist at the end of a long trial, a District of Columbia judge found Mark Witaschek guilty of “attempted possession of unlawful ammunition” for antique replica muzzleloader bullets. Judge Robert Morin sentenced Mr. Witaschek to time served, a $50 fine and required him to enroll with the Metropolitan Police Department’s firearm offenders’ registry within 48 hours. Outside the courtroom, I asked Mr. Witaschek how he felt about the verdict. “I’m completely outraged by...
  • Kerry to Israeli critics: I’ve been 'attacked before by people using real bullets'

    02/05/2014 6:12:26 PM PST · by Nachum · 70 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2/5/14 | Jamie Weinstein
    John Kerry invoked his Vietnam War service to push back against an Israeli cabinet member who criticized his recent comments on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. During a security conference in Munich last weekend, Kerry suggested that if his Israeli-Palestinian peace effort fails, there could be serious consequences for Israel. “For Israel there is an increasing delegitimizing campaign that has been building up,” Kerry said, without condemning the effort. “People are very sensitive to it. There are talks of boycotts and other kinds of things.” In response, Israel’s economy minister Naftali Bennett harshly criticized Kerry’s failure to speak out against the...
  • EPA Pushes Gun Control Through Green Ammo Mandate

    12/27/2013 9:36:07 AM PST · by raptor22 · 49 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | December 27, 2013 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Gun Control: Thanks to government regulations, the closing of the last U.S. lead smelter and a push for "green" lead-free ammunition, ammo prices will skyrocket. Does the Second Amendment threaten the environment? Having been stymied by court defeats such as the Supreme Court's deciding that the Second Amendment does indeed confer a right to keep and bear arms on individuals throughout the United States, advocates of a gun-free America and a disarmed citizenry are taking a different approach: Go after the ammunition through regulations that stifle domestic production and force the use of more expensive and eco-friendly substitutes. Expanded regulations...
  • World's First 3D Printed BULLETS- TERRIFYING?

    12/23/2013 1:39:00 PM PST · by Nachum · 29 replies
    youtube ^ | May 19, 2013 | TAOFLEDERMAUS
    We shoot a few 3D printed 12 gauge slugs (bullets)
  • California One Signature Away from Statewide Ban on Lead Ammo

    09/17/2013 11:13:26 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 57 replies ^ | 9-17-2013 | AWR Hawkins
    Legislation that would completely ban lead ammunition from the state of California is sitting on Governor Jerry Brown's (D) desk, waiting for his signature to become law. California already has a lead ammo ban in eight counties, but the Democrat-dominated assembly wants to broaden the ban to cover the entire state. According to Fox News, proponents of the ban claim it will protect endangered species, like the condor. ********************** NRA lawyer Chuck Michel believes the danger posed by lead ammo to condors is overstated, as well: "These condors are flocking around... dump sites. They are vultures. They also congregate around...
  • UK:Couple discover 7,500 machine gun, shotgun and pistol bullets in their back garden

    06/30/2013 3:53:42 PM PDT · by marktwain · 58 replies ^ | 28 June, 2013 | Peyvand Khorsandi
    A couple who recently moved into a rented home discovered a cache of 7,500 bullets in a pond in their back garden. Neil Tipping, 33, who lives with his girlfriend Eleanor Mercer, 32, made the shocking discovery while he was clearing weeds from the water feature. He said he saw a flash of metal and thought it was a piece of gold, but upon closer inspection he found that it was actually a bullet. Police officers arrived at the house where they discovered 2.2mm rifle rounds, up to 30 machine gun rounds, shotgun cartridges, and a cache of 9mm and...
  • The Second Amendment Foundation Sues Over Microstamping

    06/22/2013 8:05:36 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 22 replies
    Cheaper than dirt ^ | 06/21/2013 | Dave Dolbee
    California passed a controversial microstamping bill back in 2007, but was not able to implement it due to patent issues. Then, in mid to late May 2013, California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced, effective immediately, all new semi-automatic firearms sold in the State of California will require a unique microstamp on every shell ejected when a gun is fired. . . . . . Federal law prohibits the destruction or defacing of serial number on firearms, but it also currently prohibits the registry of firearms. This produces a dilemma with regard to microstamping. California’s solution was to define microstamping as...
  • Help Stop Hunting Ammunition Ban in CA (Lead Bullets)

    06/20/2013 7:59:32 AM PDT · by Varmint Al · 11 replies
    NRA-ILA ^ | 6/20/2013 | NRA-ILA
    Members of the state Senate Appropriations Committee MUST hear your OPPOSITION Assembly Bill 711 would make California the first state in the nation to prohibit the use of all lead ammunition for hunting.  This bill’s next stop is in the state Senate Appropriations Committee on Monday, June 23, when it is expected to be brought up for a vote.   We need a strong voice of opposition to AB 711. The state Senators below are the key votes on the Senate Appropriations Committee.  Please contact each of them as soon as possible and respectfully ask them to OPPOSE AB 711.  Senator...
  • Peace Through Pork… Ammo Company Comes Up With Jihad-Proof Pork-Infused Bullets

    06/14/2013 10:01:19 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 23 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 6-14-2013 | Jim Hoft
    With two layers of pork deterrent… Jihawg Ammunition 9mm Pig Tainted Ammo – an all natural deterrent to sudden jihad syndrome. An Idaho company has come up with a culturally-sensitive solution to dealing with sudden jihad syndrome… Pork-infused bullets. Ammoland reported, via Weasel Zippers: You’ve probably already heard about the bizarre, Islamist slaughter of an off-duty British soldier in broad daylight on a busy street in London in May 2013. The two assailants struck the victim with a car then jumped out and began hacking and slashing him with knives and a meat cleaver. The murderers then strutted around the...
  • VANITY: my suspicions are running rampant.

    05/16/2013 7:51:46 PM PDT · by Frapster · 54 replies
    Self | 5/16/13 | Self
    When I add up the following DHS bullet purchases + IRS lists + rampant deficit spending + sluggish economy + pending impact of Obamacare... It all adds up to something a little frightening. I would have never thought the IRS could be so heavily political and blatantly partisan and now I guess I'm starting really give credence to the idea that this president and government are radically and dangerously out of control.
  • N.Y. Man Arrested for Having Two Extra Bullets, Violating State’s 7-Bullet Cap

    05/13/2013 1:23:16 PM PDT · by Twotone · 42 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 13, 2013 | Liz Klimas
    Gregory Dean, Jr. was pulled over in New Lebanon, N.Y., Sunday for a light on his license plate being burnt out. But what began as a simple traffic stop ended up with Dean being arrested over two bullets in his registered firearm, which put him in violation of the state’s new law, the Journal News reported. Last month, a provision in New York’s strict gun control laws went into effect, making it illegal to have more than seven rounds in a magazine unless said firearm was being used at a range or in a competition.
  • Are all telephone calls recorded and accessible to the US government?

    05/04/2013 4:17:38 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 59 replies
    The Guardian ^ | May 4, 2013 | Glenn Greenwald
    CLEMENTE: “No, there is a way. We certainly have ways in national security investigations to find out exactly what was said in that conversation. It’s not necessarily something that the FBI is going to want to present in court, but it may help lead the investigation and/or lead to questioning of her. We certainly can find that out. BURNETT: “So they can actually get that? People are saying, look, that is incredible. CLEMENTE: “No, welcome to America. All of that stuff is being captured as we speak whether we know it or like it or not.” >Snip< “All of that...
  • GOP Aims To Slow Federal Bullet Buys

    04/29/2013 3:35:06 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 39 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 29, 2013 | Jody Yager
    Republicans want to limit the number of bullets federal agencies can purchase so American gun owners can buy more.
  • Why Does DHS Need More Bullets Per Officer Than Army?

    04/26/2013 3:46:50 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 40 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | April 26, 2013 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Federal Power: Homeland Security's procurement officer is grilled in Congress on why federal agents who rarely fire weapons need several times more bullets annually than an Army officer. Who or what are they shooting at? Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz on Thursday asked Nick Nayak, DHS' chief procurement officer, a question we and others have been asking: Why has the Department of Homeland Security been buying so much ammunition? Dismissed as a concern only of right-wing conspiracy theorists, the reported amounts as high as 2 billion rounds have varied and been explained not as a one-time purchase but a bulk buy...
  • And How Many Bullets Do You Need?

    04/21/2013 6:42:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 139 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/20/2013 | Jim Yardley
    Last night, I watched the amateur home video of the shootout between Boston and Watertown police and the person referred to as "Suspect #1." I learned that there were something on the order of 200 shots fired during that firefight. Think about that for just a moment. It took a dozen or more cops, who are trained professionals, who practice on at least a weekly basis with their firearms, to fire 200 rounds before he finally died. Yet our politicians (at least here in New York, and some in Washington -- as well as other places, I'm sure) are saying...
  • DHS Won't Answer Congress On Billion Bullet Purchase

    03/22/2013 5:40:49 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 31 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | March 22, 2013 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Bullet Buys: Fifteen members of Congress have written a letter to the Department of Homeland Security demanding to know why the federal agency is buying so many rounds of ammunition. We'd like to know too. Fifteen members of Congress have sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security demanding to know why the federal agency is buying so many rounds of ammunition. We'd like to know too. Freshman California Republican Doug LaMalfa and 14 of his House colleagues, who signed on to his March 5 letter, are asking the Department of Homeland Security to explain why it is buying...
  • Congressmen Demand DHS Explain 1.6 Billion Bullets Purchase

    03/19/2013 1:43:50 PM PDT · by EXCH54FE · 65 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | Mar. 19, 2013 | Tim Brown
    Congressman Leonard Lance (R-NJ) has come out and demanded that Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano explain why the Department of Homeland Security has been engaging in huge amounts of purchases of ammunition over the past year. Rep. Lance has called on Congress to get involved in ascertaining DHS’ stockpiling of ammunition which is enough to wage a 20 year plus war, which has most certainly caused a shortage in the public market. “I think Congress should ask the Department about both of those issues and I would like a full explanation as to why that has been done and I...
  • Is DHS Ammo For Obama's "National Security Force"?

    02/12/2013 5:18:39 PM PST · by raptor22 · 89 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | February 12, 2013 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Gun Control: Our future president in 2008 called for "a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded" as the military. Should the "bitter-clingers" be worried? As Andrew Malcolm has noted on these pages, the Department of Homeland Security has been buying lots of ammo, enough by one calculation to fight the equivalent of a 24-year Iraqi War. Some have speculated about a link between the stockpiling between candidate Obama's off-prompter campaign remarks about a national security force and the stockpiling by DHS of more than 1.6 billion (with a 'b') bullets. DHS has...

    02/11/2013 5:50:34 AM PST · by shortstop · 47 replies ^ | 02/11/13 | Bob Lonsberry
    Why is the government disarming us at the same time it is arming itself? Not wanting to sound paranoid, or like a conspiracy theorist, I think it is nonetheless fair to ask: What foe is the federal government arming itself against? And should the American people be concerned about a federal government that takes away their guns while simultaneously stockpiling hundreds of millions of rounds of ammunition for its own domestic security use? As the president and Democratic politicians do their best to geld the Second Amendment, which was intended to protect the people against government oppression, the government they...
  • How Many Bullets Are Enough?

    01/15/2013 7:58:50 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 93 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/15/2013 | William Sullivan
    Gun control advocates, in their infinite wisdom, seem to think they have the definitive answer to this question. The answer is "less than ten." Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York is seeking extensive gun control legislation to "tighten the assault weapons ban" and "ban all large-capacity gun clips." To these ends, he addressed the gun "extremists" by quipping, "It's simple -- no one hunts with an assault rifle. No one needs ten bullets to kill a deer." The first time I remember being introduced to this feeble (yet somehow, incredibly persistent) argument for gun control was while watching an Eddie...
  • How About Banning Bullets? The Constitution Doesn't Say Anything About Those...

    12/24/2012 1:49:44 PM PST · by blam · 81 replies
    TBI ^ | 12-24-2012 | Henry Blodget
    How About Banning Bullets? The Constitution Doesn't Say Anything About Those... Henry BlodgetDecember 24, 2012, 1:56 PM It's Time We Saw The Idea That Everyone Should Carry An Assault Weapon For What It Is: Nuts One of the arguments invoked by those who think we should keep assault weapons freely available in this country is that the Constitution says we have a right to own and buy them. The Constitution actually doesn't say anything of the sort. All the Constitution says is that we have the right to "bear arms." And that "right to bear arms" is actually supposed to...
  • Mark Levin Show,MERRY CHRISTMAS!,M-F,6PM-9PM,EST,WABC AM,December 20,2012

    12/20/2012 2:52:51 PM PST · by Biggirl · 49 replies
    Mark Levin Show ^ | December 20,2012 | Mark Levin
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  • If guns are so bad Mr. Obama; why buy so many bullets? 750 million in 4 years

    10/18/2012 10:26:36 AM PDT · by big bad easter bunny · 17 replies
    U.S. News ^ | April 5, 2012
    The US Government Has Ordered Over 750 Million Rounds of .40 Caliber Hollow Point Ammunition in the Last Three Years April 5, 2012 by Alex Filed under Exclusives & Featured Articles, Featured, U.S. News The Intel Hub | In the last three years numerous domestic US government agencies have ordered a total of over 750 million rounds of .40 caliber ammunition.
  • The Social Security Administration Is Buying 174,000 Rounds Of High-Powered Ammunition

    08/15/2012 9:27:17 AM PDT · by blam · 77 replies
    TBI ^ | 8-15-2012 | Robert Johnson
    The Social Security Administration Is Buying 174,000 Rounds Of High-Powered Ammunition Robert Johnson Aug. 15, 2012, 11:47 AM First the DHS needed 450 million rounds of ammunition, then the NOAA requested 46,000 rounds, now we've discovered an online request at FBO.Gov calling for 174,000 rounds of ammunition for the Social Security Administration. The request actually calls for 174K .357 hollow points that arguably have as much stopping power as any bullet out there, and hollow point to do as much damage to soft tissue as possible on top of that. R.K. Campbel at Gun Blast mentions his experience with .357...
  • Navy Electromagnetic Rail Gun Fires GPS Controlled Bullets at 5,600 mph

    08/03/2012 6:46:53 AM PDT · by moonshot925 · 85 replies
    Gadizmo ^ | 2 August 2012 | R.J. Huneke
    What navy would not want a two-foot-long GPS-guided bullet that can be fired from a gargantuan cannon built right into a warship? Did you know that we already have bullets that can strike an enemy thirty miles away? This new government project hopes to utilize the current artillery and rail guns aboard US warships, with just a minor tweaking: fast (5,600 mph), GPS-controlled, twenty plus pound bullets that can travel potentially hundreds of miles and strike with pinpoint accuracy. Announced on July 19, the new program is called Hyper Velocity Projectile, and plans to build on such successes as the...
  • Occupy L.A.'s chalk protests prompt melee, free-speech debate (rubber bullets shot @ freeloaders)

    07/14/2012 10:58:20 AM PDT · by Libloather · 5 replies
    LA Times ^ | 7/14/12
    Occupy L.A.'s chalk protests prompt melee, free-speech debateJuly 14, 2012 | 7:34 am The melee that occurred in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday night over a chalk protest by Occupy L.A. and homeless-rights advocates has raised questions over freedom of speech. A small group of activists gathered at the corner of 5th and Spring streets during the heart of downtown's popular monthly ArtWalk, handing out chalk to passersby and using the sidewalks as their canvas for more anti-gentrification and some anti-police slogans. For reasons that are not entirely clear, clashes began between some activists and LAPD officers, resulting in a...
  • New Study Proves Microstamping Technology Works (barf alert)

    06/19/2012 3:44:38 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 12 replies
    The Sarcramento Bee ^ | 06/14/2012 | New Yorkers AGainst Gun Violence
    Following on the heels of a front-page New York Times article on microstamping, New Yorkers Against Gun Violence today called attention to a new peer-reviewed, independent expert study on microstamping confirming the technology works and that it is an important tool for law enforcement to solve violent gun crimes.
  • Gay activists threaten to challenge Catholic doctrine in court if schools don’t follow Bill 13

    06/12/2012 2:02:57 PM PDT · by massmike · 29 replies ^ | 06/12/2012 | PETER BAKLINSKI
    As Catholic bishops in Ontario scramble to figure out how to square McGuinty’s new law mandating Gay-Straight Alliances with Catholic teaching on sexual morality, homosexual activist groups say that they are prepared to challenge Catholic doctrine in court come September. Ontario Gay-Straight Alliances Coalition lawyer Doug Elliott told the homsoexual news service Xtra! that if Catholics “driven by the position of the Vatican” think they have found a loophole in the legislation, then they will be hauled before the courts. “If the schools try to play games with kids …. the law is clear. We won’t put up with any...
  • Investment tips for 2012

    01/09/2012 12:39:53 PM PST · by woofie · 14 replies
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    Investment tips for 2012 With all the turmoil in the market, the collapse of Lehman Bros and the acquisition of Merrill Lynch by Bank of America, we all need some good investment advice For any of you with any money left, beware of the next year's expected mergers. Watch for these consolidations later this year: 1.) Hale Business Systems, Mary Kay Cosmetics, Fuller Brush, and W R. Grace Co. will merge and become: Hale, Mary, Fuller, Grace. 2.) Polygram Records, Warner Bros., and Zesta Crackers join forces and become: Poly, Warner, Cracker. 3.) 3M will merge with Goodyear and become:...
  • Ballots or Bullets?-Ballot Box Barriers to Restoring Constitutional Integrity

    08/26/2011 9:18:28 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB
    patriot post ^ | 8-25-11 | mark alexander
    The most significant obstacle to restoring liberty by way of the electoral process is the fact that so many Americans know so little about civics or civic responsibility. When it comes to getting government right, ignorance is not bliss. It follows, then, that there is a dearth of qualified candidates who are able to articulate the difference between Rule of Law and rule of men, who instead get lost in the high weeds of lesser political issues.
  • Freep a Poll! (tax bullets in Baltimore, MD sez mayoral candidtate)

    07/19/2011 11:16:25 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 20 replies ^ | 7-19-11 | WBALTV
    A Baltimore mayoral candidate proposes a tax on bullets as part of a plan to reduce crime. Do you consider that an effective option as part of a larger plan? Yes No
  • Star Found Shooting Water "Bullets"

    06/15/2011 2:04:37 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 21 replies
    National Geographic ^ | 6/13/11 | Andrew Fazekas
    Stellar sprinklers may help irrigate cosmos, study suggests.Seven hundred and fifty light-years from Earth, a young, sunlike star has been found with jets that blast epic quantities of water into interstellar space, shooting out droplets that move faster than a speeding bullet. The discovery suggests that protostars may be seeding the universe with water. These stellar embryos shoot jets of material from their north and south poles as their growth is fed by infalling dust that circles the bodies in vast disks. "If we picture these jets as giant hoses and the water droplets as bullets, the amount shooting out...
  • Palestinians, Israeli troops clash over teen death (barf alert)

    05/15/2011 1:23:18 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 14 replies
    Aol News/AP ^ | 14/5/11 | Karin Laub
    JERUSALEM -Masked Palestinians whirling slingshots clashed with Israeli riot police in two Arab neighborhoods of Jerusalem on Saturday after the shooting death of a teenage stone thrower. It was a sign of rising tensions on the eve of Palestinian commemorations of their uprooting during Israel's 1948 creation. The possibility of escalation comes at a critical time for U.S. Mideast policy. President Barack Obama's envoy to the region, George Mitchell, resigned Friday, and the U.S. president may now have to retool the administration's incremental approach to peacemaking. Obama is to deliver a Mideast policy speech in the coming week. Mitchell held...
  • Woman shot on route 163; bullet casings found

    04/05/2011 3:18:46 PM PDT · by jeannineinsd · 9 replies
    San Diego Union ^ | 4/5/11 | Debbi Baker
    Authorities investigating the shooting of a University of San Diego student as she drove south Tuesday morning on state Route 163 found about 10 bullet casings that may be linked to the incident. All southbound lanes of Route 163 between Interstate 15 and Balboa Avenue were closed from 10:40 a.m. to 1:55 p.m. as officers fanned out across the lanes searching for evidence. At one point, traffic was backed up to Carroll Canyon Road, the CHP said. The casings were found about 12:30 p.m. just south of Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, the California Highway Patrol said. The 21-year-old woman was on...
  • Dodging Bullets in El Paso

    01/15/2011 11:26:14 PM PST · by Nachum · 6 replies
    american thinker ^ | 1/15/11 | Jeannie DeAngelis
    In the ghost town of Fort Quitman, 80 miles southeast of El Paso, four US road workers were up at dawn attending to "shovel ready" jobs by filling potholes with gravel. Unfortunately, "at least one Mexican gunman," who probably just wanted a chance to do jobs Americans won't do, "fired a high-powered rifle across the border," barely missing the workers. "The bullets struck private land ...about half a mile from the border fence." Thankfully, the quartet escaped unharmed. "Mike Doyle, Chief Deputy of the Hudspeth County Sheriff's Office, said after the fact, a rancher spotted a white pickup fleeing the...
  • 1 million fps Slow Motion video of bullet impacts made by Werner Mehl from Kurzzeit

    01/04/2011 3:17:17 AM PST · by Islander7 · 7 replies
    You Tube ^ | Sept 28, 2009 | Werner Mehl
    Ever wonder what the effects of a high power round on glass, metal plates and ballistic gels? This video captures impacts of rounds in stunning close up with ultra-slow motion. Hope you will enjoy as much I did. Direct Link: 1 million fps Slow Motion video of bullet impacts made by Werner Mehl from Kurzzeit
  • Update: Exploding Bullets Caused Bomb Scare at Miami Airport(bag contained 700 bullet primers)

    12/28/2010 3:04:57 PM PST · by rawhide · 98 replies · 8+ views ^ | 12-28-2010 | FIORELLA ALVAREZ and TODD WRIGHT
    A man has been arrested after FBI and TSA officials said his luggage contained volatile gun parts, which caused his bag to explode Tuesday just before it was about to be loaded on a plane. The unidentified 37-year-old man had 500 to 700 bullet primers in his luggage. Primers are considered the "spark plugs" of a bullet and ignites the gun powder, projecting it toward the intended target. Officials originally said the exploding bag was caused by a hairspray aerosol can. The situation turned out to be much more serious and could have been even more dangerous if the bag...
  • Rubber bullets for Agent Terry? (A Janet Napolitano "MAN MADE DISASTER?)

    12/17/2010 1:22:47 PM PST · by yoe · 35 replies · 1+ views
    Examiner ^ | December 16, 2010 | Rick Oltman
    Caveat Emptor The following reports are unconfirmed 2nd or 3rd hand accounts, but come from three different sources that have all been credible in the past. I was told twice today that (Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry, who was killed on December 14th, was armed with “bean-bag rounds.” "Bean bag rounds" are used when a person is a danger to himself or others, but is not a direct threat in such a manner that lethal force would be appropriate. The round is intended to disable or stun the person without killing them. 50% of cases are when the assailant...
  • EPA Surrenders to NRA on Gun Control Issue

    08/27/2010 6:26:49 PM PDT · by Erik Latranyi · 68 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | 27 August 2010 | Paul Bedard
    In a swift and unexpected decision, the Environmental Protection Agency today rejected a petition from environmental groups to ban the use of lead in bullets and shotgun shells, claiming it doesn't have jurisdiction to weigh on the controversial Second Amendment issue. The decision came just hours after the Drudge Report posted stories from Washington Whispers and the Weekly Standard about how gun groups were fighting the lead bullet ban. The EPA had planned to solicit public responses to the petition for two months, but this afternoon issued a statement rejecting a 100-page request from the Center for Biological Diversity, the...
  • EPA's Gun Control

    08/26/2010 5:32:42 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 78 replies · 1+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | August 26, 2010 | Investors Business Daily staff
    Regulation: The U.S. Supreme Court says Americans have an individual right to keep and bear arms. The EPA says the bullets for those guns may be banned as an environmental hazard. The endless power grabs by the federal leviathan know no boundaries of law, science or even common sense. The Environmental Protection Agency of Lisa Jackson is seriously considering a petition by the Center for Biological Diversity, a leading anti-hunting group, to ban all traditional lead ammunition under the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) of 1976. If the EPA approves the petition, the result will be a ban on all...
  • Obama's Banning the Bullets!

    08/26/2010 6:42:39 AM PDT · by ThePatriotsFlag · 54 replies
    The Patriot's Flag ^ | August 26, 2010 | ThePatriotsFlag
    Once again, the Řbama Administration is making another stealth move for circumventing the 2nd Amendment against the will of the American People. It is time to S.T.O.P. this nonsense once and for all, the EPA is the tool he is using again, this time to ban “lead” bullets … which are the ONLY kind that are affordable and legal. There is an actual petition that is now “ready for comment”. All of us need to take this opportunity to give them the “comments” they deserve. Below is the information you will need to (1) Understand the Problem, (2) Look at...
  • Investigation under way into threat on Fort Benning

    11/21/2009 1:20:41 PM PST · by La Enchiladita · 30 replies · 2,829+ views
    Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | Nov. 21, 2009 | Christian Boone
    Few details emerged Saturday on a reported threat at Fort Benning. Thursday a solider found a suspicious package and a note threatening a massacre similar to the Nov. 5 attack at Fort Hood, Texas, Elsie Jackson, post spokeswoman at Fort Benning confirmed Saturday. The anonymous note and package -- reported by The Army Times as a box of 20 hollow-point bullets -- were found Thursday morning outside a motor pool area at Fort Benning, located near Columbus. "There may be an update Monday," said Jackson Saturday. "But at this time there is an ongoing investigation of the incident." The discovery...
  • The bullets are back

    08/07/2009 2:03:24 PM PDT · by marktwain · 58 replies · 1,941+ views
    Denver Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 6 August, 2009 | Dan Bidstrup
    My brother and I attended a gun show last weekend and I have good news. Bullets are back. Not only was I able to buy all the 9mm rounds I wanted, but my brother found adequate supplies of .380 ammunition as well. Stacks of .223 ammo were also in evidence. Since our government hasn't changed in six months, what has changed? Economics 101 tells us that the marginal utility of the next bullet will be less than the last one. In other words, if I have no bullets to shoot in my pistol, I really, really want the first 10...
  • Radio-controlled bullets leave no place to hide

    06/10/2009 4:50:27 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 26 replies · 916+ views
    newscientist ^ | 04 June 2009 | Kurt Kleiner
    A RIFLE capable of firing explosive bullets that can detonate within a metre of a target could let soldiers fire on snipers hiding in trenches, behind walls or inside buildings. The US army has developed the XM25 rifle to give its troops an alternative to calling in artillery fire or air strikes when an enemy has taken cover and can't be targeted by direct fire. "This is the first leap-ahead technology for troops that we've been able to develop and deploy," says Douglas Tamilio, the army's project manager for new weapons for soldiers. "This gives them another tool in their...
  • Albany County bullet bill stirs controversy

    05/25/2009 4:34:26 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 46 replies · 2,923+ views ^ | 5/25/09 | Carol DeMare
    One of the most controversial measures to come before the County Legislature in some time is expected to draw an overflow crowd at a public hearing Tuesday night. At issue is a proposed law that would require gun shops to register sales of ammunition, a measure that has been condemned by gun proponents as a back-door means to register guns and learn what weapons people have. Supporters say it is merely an attempt to close a loophole in state law governing how ammunition is purchased.
  • Bullet Pulled From Woman's Head in China After 42 Years: Report

    05/15/2009 12:02:23 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies · 467+ views
    Doctors in southwest China have successfully removed a bullet from a woman's head 42 years after she was shot, putting an end to decades of increasingly unbearable pain, state media said on Friday. Staff at a hospital in Chongqing municipality extracted the inch-long (2.5-centimetre) bullet from the right temple of He Wenying, 65, on Thursday, the Chongqing News reported on its website. She was hit by the ricocheting bullet during a gun battle between warring factions at the start of the Cultural Revolution, which lasted from 1966 to 1976. Doctors initially told her that her wound was only superficial, but...