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  • Urgent prayer request needed for my father in ICU

    12/15/2014 3:42:41 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 92 replies
    15 DEC 14 | Dcbryan1
    My father, James W. Bryan III 74, was in the hospital for dehydration. This morning at 10 AM he had a pulmonary embolus. Luckily he was very well oxygenated and was sent to ICU immediately. TPA anticoagulant was introduced and he is responding well to blood pressure medicine. Precedex given. working good. May have to increase. He is responding well to all medications. Thank you for your prayers and concerns. If you guys don't have an Trust or family plans in these types of events consider this a warning. Luckily we have everything set up should things go south.
  • Police in St. Louis agree to ‘rules of engagement’ for protests after grand jury decision

    11/18/2014 2:19:40 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 39 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 18 at 4:43 PM EST | By Wesley Lowery and Kimberly Kindy
    Following weeks of intense negotiations, the three largest police departments in St. Louis, Mo., have agreed on a dozen rules or policies they will follow as they engage with protesters after a grand jury announces its decision regarding Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson. The negotiations have centered on 19 “Rules of Engagement” proposed by a coalition of 50 community and civil rights groups. The list is largely a docket of best police practices, such as “the first priority shall be preservation of human life” and “excessive force and other forms of police misconduct will not be tolerated.” In general, protesters have...
  • Ferguson Protest Group Releases List of Targets

    11/17/2014 11:52:05 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 155 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 17 NOV 14 | Jim Hoft
    Full Title: Ferguson Protest Group Releases List of Targets, Including: Anheuser Busch, Boeing, Emerson Electric, Airport The Justice for Mike Brown Ferguson protest group released its list of potential targets following the decision by the St. Louis County Courthouse on the Mike Brown case. The published map shows expected landmarks like the Ferguson City Hall and the County Courthouse. But it also marks things that have NOTHING to do with the Michael Brown situation, like Anheuser Busch and Boeing. Most telling thing is the mark for Emerson Electric. Emerson has been in Ferguson for at least 50 years, long before...
  • Ebola in Arkansas? Ozark Regional Health in Clinton Lockdown

    10/16/2014 11:55:17 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 19 replies
    Epoch times ^ | 16 OCT 14 | Zachary Stieber
    Ozark Regional Health in Arkansas is under lockdown because it has a patient that may have the Ebola virus. The lockdown went into effect on Thursday afternoon. The hospital in Clinton is checking one patient for the virus due to the patient’s travel history.
  • BREAKING: 2ND person rushed to hospital with signs of Ebola (had contact with Duncan)

    10/08/2014 11:58:11 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 511 replies
    Fox News Breaking Alert/ CBS DFW ^ | 08 OCT 14 | dcbryan1
    2nd person rushed to hospital showing signs of ebola. 2nd person had contact with Duncan.
  • Ebola Worst-Case Scenario Has More Than 500,000 Cases (via drudge)

    09/19/2014 10:56:03 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 50 replies
    Source cannot be linked. Click red link at drudge ^ | Sep 19, 2014 12:00 PM CT | By Caroline Chen and Brendan Greeley
    not-yet-released CDC report pens current ebola cases at 500k!
  • Crittenden Regional Hospital to close next month (another Obamacare casualty)

    08/25/2014 11:07:48 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 11 replies
    WREG ^ | 25 AUG 14 | George Brown
    WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — After financial losses, fire and special tax passed to support it, Crittenden Regional Hospital is closing. The hospital is no longer admitting people and will close September 7. We are told clinics located within the hospital are looking for alternatives. In a statement, CEO Gene Cashman said, ‘With counsel from national health care consulting firms and the passage of a county-wide sales tax, we had identified a long-term strategic plan that had set our organization on a path to improvement. This summer’s fire and the subsequent shut-down derailed that plan’s success.”
  • Deputies searching for escapee in downtown LR area (illegal alien rapist escapes in Little Rock)

    08/25/2014 9:48:12 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 30 replies
    KATV ^ | 25 AUG 14 | Rusty Mizell
    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) - Pulaski County authorities are searching for a man who escaped custody Monday morning in downtown Little Rock. Castro Hernandez, 29, was being taken to the Pulaski County courthouse for a hearing on rape charges when he escaped. Witnesses say they saw Castro running from authorities. Castro apparently shed his shirt, which authorities found near the Central Arkansas Library main location. Hernandez is a Hispanic male, 5 feet 1 inch tall and approximately 120 pounds.
  • Target Reports Second Quarter 2014 Earnings (first rpt after NO GUN stance)

    08/20/2014 8:17:55 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 13 replies
    Target Inc. ^ | 20 AUG 14 | Target, Inc.
    MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 20, 2014-- Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) today reported second quarter Adjusted earnings per share1 of $0.78, a decrease of 20.6 percent from $0.98 per share in 2013, and GAAP earnings per share of $0.37. In addition to operating results, second quarter GAAP earnings per share reflect: Net pre-tax data breach expenses of $111 million, or (11) cents per share2; Pre-tax early debt retirement losses of $285 million, or (27) cents per share2; Pre-tax impairment losses on undeveloped U.S. land of $16 million, or (1) cent per share, and; A (1)-cent impact related to the reduction of the beneficial interest...
  • Liberia: Sawyer's Final Hours in Lagos - 'Indiscipline', Rage, Strange

    08/07/2014 11:29:04 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 17 replies
    allafrica.com ^ | 31 JUL 14 | By Rodney D. Sieh
    Barely 24 hours before his death, Patrick Sawyer had a rather strange - and in the words of medical and diplomatic sources here, "Indiscipline" encounter with nurses and health workers at First Consultants Hospital in Obalende, one of the most crowded parts of Lagos, a population of some 21 million inhabitants, FrontPageAfrica has learned. Looking to get to the bottom of Sawyer's strange ailment on the Asky Airline flight, which Sawyer transferred on in Togo, hospital officials say, he was tested for both malaria and HIV AIDS. However, when both tests came back negative, he was then asked whether he...
  • Liberia: Patrick Sawyer's Last Hours At Spriggs

    08/07/2014 10:55:58 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 15 replies
    AllAfrica.com ^ | 7 AUG 14 | Edwin G Genoway
    Images from a Close Circuit Television (CCTV) monitored here at the James Spriggs Payne's Airport have shown how the late Patrick Sawyer was terribly ill before boarding the Nigeria bond flight. The late Patrick from the recording, it appears he knew, he had been infected by the deadly tropical disease. His behavior, among other passengers waiting at the boarding gate was strange. His face bore a sad countenance like someone who was troubled, as he sat alone avoiding body contacts with everyone who came close by him.
  • Surveillance Video Reveals a Man Beaten, Shot, and Hit by a Car

    07/08/2014 6:57:29 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 8 replies
    Fox 16 ^ | 08 JUL 14 | Staff
    PINE BLUFF, AR - A Pine Bluff man has been left with multiple injuries after police say several suspects in an SUV attacked him on June 30. According to the report, 26-year-old Andrew Lawson was forced into a vehicle and then taken to a Pine Bluff hair salon. It was there, surveillance video shows a fight went from the vehicle to the parking lot. Police say Lawson was shot, beaten, and nearly run over. Lawson said, "I was surprised that it happened." "I'm amazed that I survived, and I'm amazed that someone could do that to another person." Lawson doesn't...
  • Arkansas Travelers introduce new final mascot: "Gary the Rabid Raccoon"

    03/26/2014 5:32:25 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 18 replies
    Rock City Times ^ | 26 MAR 14 | Gary Henderson
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Travelers introduced their final mascot for the upcoming 2014 baseball season today, Gary the Rabid Raccoon. After a long search conducted by Arkansas’ minor league baseball club, the Travelers settled on three characters that grew up in Travelers lore.The first two mascots, Ace and Otey, were unveiled yesterday. Today in a special ceremony they introduced the captain of the new mascot team, Gary. All three mascots hold deep connections to the franchise they will now represent. “We are so excited to introduce Gary to our fans. I think the kids will really love him,”...
  • 18 year veteran of Benton [AR] Police Department Charged with rape

    01/23/2014 2:04:57 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 38 replies
    KATV ^ | Posted: Jan 22, 2014 2:08 PM CST | By Jeannette Reyes, Reporter
    BENTON (KATV) - A veteran Benton police officer was charged with raping a minor. Forty-two-year-old Lt. Monte L. Hodge was arrested Wednesday for allegedly raping an underage male relative. According to police, the victim was raped and threatened repeatedly by Hodge for several years. The boy finally broke his silence a day after being raped one last time. "He just broke down and told me he had something to tell me and he told me," said the victim's friend, who chose to remain anonymous. And what the victim told this friend was horrifying.
  • NRA board, former SEAL, and 2nd Amendment compromise?

    12/04/2013 6:38:56 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 37 replies
    Subguns.com ^ | 04 DEC 13 | dcbryan1
    "Well folks, it's time for some new blood at the NRA. We can't bury our heads in the sand when it comes to firearms legislation. The NRA needs to actively participate in the legislative process not dodge it. I've decided to run for an NRA Board seat and hope I can count on existing members within my network to help me get on the ballot and breathe some new life and young blood into this organization" Some quotes : I don't think idiots should be allowed to purchase or own firearms…more to come later. Brandon Webb If my professional accomplishments...
  • It is time to talk about guns (oath breaker barf alert)

    12/03/2013 5:58:06 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 123 replies
    Esquire ^ | 03 DEC 13 | LTC Robert Bateman
    People, it is time to talk about guns. My entire adult life has been dedicated to the deliberate management of violence. There are no two ways around that fact. My job, at the end of the day, is about killing. I orchestrate violence. I am not proud of that fact. Indeed, I am often torn-up by the realization that not only is this my job, but that I am really good at my job. But my profession is about directed violence on behalf of the nation. What is happening inside our country is random and disgusting, and living here in...
  • Dog Owners: Responsibilities after your dog attacks

    11/23/2013 6:43:02 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 54 replies
    KATV ^ | 22 NOV 13 | By Marine Glisovic
    LITTLE ROCK (KATV)--After recent dog attacks and even some that resulted in deaths, Channel 7 explains what liabilities dog owners face after their dog attacks. Attorney Gary Green said a common misconception is the "one-bite" rule. Many still believe that if their dog bites for the first time, they're not liable. However, Green said in this day in age, where attacks are becoming too common, that rule is like an old wives tale. In the last year, we have reported at least six dog attacks, the most recent; an attack on Thursday in Hot Springs Village, resulting in the death...
  • Navy Yard Shooter was "a liberal" who very much agreed with Obama-CNN Interview

    09/17/2013 1:19:57 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 61 replies
    Paraphrasing: "Alexis was a liberal. He was not happy at all with the former administration and was upset about it [Bush]. I on the other hand am Conservative and we agreed to disagree on politics. He was very much for this [Obama] Administration and was very gung-ho for his agenda."
  • Live Thread: Obama's Saturday 31 AUG 13 Statement on Syria from the Rose Garden

    08/31/2013 10:50:00 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 10 replies
    www.foxnews.com LIve ^ | 31 AUG 13 | White House
    What will the teleprompter say?! Either that or we will hear Valarie Jarrett's speech.
  • Carlos Danger name generator. LOL!

    07/25/2013 3:22:39 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 97 replies
    Slate ^ | 23 JUL 13 | Chris Kirk
    The Carlos Danger Name Generator Use our widget to get a name like Anthony Weiner’s alleged sexting pseudonym.
  • Suspect killed in Little Rock officer-involved shooting

    07/15/2013 3:14:18 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 74 replies
    KATV ^ | 15 JUL 13 | KATV staff
    ITTLE ROCK (KATV) - A routine traffic stop Monday turned into a chase and ended with an officer-involved shooting. Sgt. Cassandra Davis said a man in his 30s was pulled over for a traffic stop near the corner of 12th Street and Jefferson because he was believed to be driving a stolen black SUV. The suspect reportedly ran about five blocks behind a building at 1110 Adams Street. Davis would not give further details about what escalated the situation into a shooting but did confirm that the suspect was dead. The officer was not injured. Various witnesses have reported hearing...
  • Vanity: What are your post-acquittal Zimmerman Verdict riot plans?

    07/10/2013 6:25:16 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 158 replies
    10 JUL 13 | dcbryan1
    What is your situational awareness like? Have you informed your family of potential violence in case of a "NOT GUILTY" verdict? Have you "up-gunned" or done other physical protecive measures? Have you prepared your pantry similar to a winter storm coming? What are you doing, or are prepared to do to protect yourself, your family, your community, and the Constitution?
  • Why Black People Understand Rachel Jeantel

    06/28/2013 5:46:37 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 168 replies
    Global Grind ^ | 27 JUNE 2012 | by Christina Coleman
    If ever I thought myself objective and unbiased, the George Zimmerman trial is definitely not that moment. So let's cut to the chase. Any attorney, jury member, judge or white person in that courtroom is not going to understand Rachel Jeantel. And I don't expect them to. In fact, I certainly, like my fellow writer Rachel Samara, understand why white people wouldn't like Rachel. She's hard. She's black. And your assumptions about her background and lack of education make you feel like you are better, somehow. That her testimony, no matter how powerful and impactful it may be to this...
  • UALR Employee Attacked Near Campus ("youts" laugh as they beat white elder)

    06/07/2013 5:14:45 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 30 replies
    Fox 16 ^ | 06 JUNE 13 | Reported by: Melissa Schroeder
    LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Tonight a (WHITE) University of Arkansas Little Rock employee talked to FOX 16 about being attacked near campus. The employee tells us the attack came out of nowhere after he parked his car on 32nd and University. He also says it happened in broad daylight around 10:00 Tuesday morning.A group of guys jumped the UALR employee on his way to work. The victim said, "I just walked past them and the next thing I know I was being attacked from behind." The victim says the men took several swings at the back of his head and...
  • Tornado Emergency declared for Clinton, Arkansas

    04/10/2013 2:40:31 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 16 replies
    http://www.thv11.com/ Tornado Emergency declared for Clinton, AR. WIll post NOAA statement as soon as it is published. Van Buren County, AR has a large vortex tornado on the ground being chased by AR Skywarn watchers
  • Bank Robbery Reported in Little Rock (few hundred feet west of LRPD!!)

    04/10/2013 12:27:53 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 11 replies
    KATV ^ | 10 APR 13 | Dcbryan1
    LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Little Rock Police are responding to a bank robbery just down the street directly west of the department. According to the Little Rock Police Department, the robbery occurred at Bank of the Ozarks located at 109 North Chester. Officers received the call at 11:40Wednesday morning, and say the suspect is a black male who stands 5 feet 10 inches tall with a medium build, wearing a white and bluecap and a white denim jacket. He was seen running eastbound from the bank. (Directly towards LRPD). Police say the suspect said he had a weapon, but never...
  • Vanity: need advice on whether to buy Long Term Care insurance for Freeper family.

    04/09/2013 7:44:55 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 22 replies
    9 apr 13 | Dcbryan1
    My wife and I are meeting with NW Mutual sales guy in a few hours. I'm 42 good health, no issues. Wife 37, great health. 2 small creepers under 2. Our parents are old. I want to buy LTC sine I don't want to burden my kids or my parents assets in case something happens. My wife is reluctant because of the chaos of Obamacare and the uncertainty of the healthcare industry.
  • Denver, CO area Freeper help needed for NRA Range Development Course

    02/06/2013 9:46:26 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 8 replies
    NRA ^ | 06 FEB 13 | dcbryan1
    The NRA Range Development & Operations Conference is designed to educate potential and current range owners and operators in identifying potential problems associated with range development, environmental issues, and safety. Attendees will receive a multidisciplinary perspective on major topics such as:
  • Arkansas House passes legislation striking churches as gun-free zones (concealed carry win)

    01/31/2013 1:05:18 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 6 replies
    Arkansas Legislature ^ | 31 JAN 13 | dcbryan1
    A House committee this morning endorsed Sen. Bryan King's (R) bill to allow guns in church, if the churches approve, which means final action is close at hand. Gov. Mike Beebe (D) says he'll sign it.
  • New York Mayor Warns Of "Waco-Style Standoff" Over Gun Control Laws (King-R)

    01/18/2013 11:31:15 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 81 replies
    RCP ^ | 18 JAN 13 | staff
    "Most people are law-abiding citizens and may go ahead and sell those or turn those over, but you're going to have a fraction of people that are going to take a stand, and I can just predict a Waco-style standoff in some rural area and it's not going to end well," Gloversville, New York Mayor Dayton King (R) said about New York state's new gun control laws that Gov. Cuomo recently signed into law.
  • 2 reported shot at St. Louis business school (21 y/o gunman apprehended)

    01/15/2013 1:02:50 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 17 replies
    Fox News Alert ^ | 15 JAN 13 | Fox News contributors
    DEVELOPING -- Two people were reported shot at a business school in St Louis, according to Fox 2. A gunman reportedly fired multiple shots at the Stevens Institute of Business and Arts in the city's downtown area. According to some reports, police believe one of the victims is the suspected gunman, who they say has a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. Police say the suspect is in custody.
  • BREAKING: Active gunman at St Louis St. Patricia College

    01/15/2013 12:36:12 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 132 replies
    Fox News Alert | 15 JAN 13 | dcbryan1
    Shep Smith just broke in and said that an active shooter situation is breaking at YET ANOTHER SCHOOL....formerly St. Patricia College in St. Louis, MO. Two people are wounded and the police are in an active shooter situation.
  • Jimmy Hoffa Warns Of "Civil War" As MI Governor Signs "Right-To-Work" Into Law

    12/12/2012 9:28:15 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 83 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | 11 DEC 12 | Submitted by Tyler Durden
    Minutes before Michigan Governor Snyder signed the 'Right-To-Work' bill into law... ... Teamsters head Jimmy Hoffa appeared on CNN, as seen in the clip below, warning that: "This is just the first round of a battle that's going to divide this state. We're going to have a civil war," ...as the bill to weaken unions' power is passed. If Hoffa is right, look for Michigan GDP to soar: after all it is one of the more Keynesian states in the union. Via AP: Michigan Gov. Snyder signs right-to-work bills LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed right-to-work...
  • Wingman to the Aces (Lt. Floyd Fulkerson: Ultimate Wingman-475th FG (P-38s))

    10/11/2012 4:38:06 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 22 replies
    Flight Journal ^ | 21 SEP 12 | John Dejanovich
    Lt. Floyd Fulkerson: Ultimate Wingman By John Dejanovich There are no great aces without great wingmen and young Lt. Floyd Fulkerson from Little Rock, Arkansas, was one of those wingmen. Although he had four confirmed victories, so he was nearly an ace himself, he sees his primary contribution to the war effort to have been the protection of his lead pilots, some of whom were America’s leading aces. During his time with the 475TH Fighter Group in the Pacific, Floyd flew with such notables as Major Richard Bong, Major Tommy McGuire, and even the much-celebrated “Lone Eagle,” Charles Lindbergh. Cover...
  • Today's THV anchor Matt Turner killed in vehicle accident(Prayers needed for my family)

    10/08/2012 3:03:07 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 18 replies
    KNWA ^ | 07 OCT 12 | dcbryan1
    Former KNWA news anchor Matt Turner has died in a car accident. It happened Saturday night on Interstate 30 near Bryant, Arkansas. He leaves behind his wife Julee and their young daughter Preslee, along with his mother and brother. His family released this statement Sunday morning: "Matt always loved and protected his family and his greatest asset was his love for his daughter Preslee. He always put his family and friends ahead of himself and was constantly thinking ahead and planning on their behalf. Matt was a man of integrity and had a strong faith in God. While we are...
  • Vanity: Who is Doug Haggman? Third thread I've seen yanked with his mention. Thanks!

    08/28/2012 8:44:33 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 17 replies
    28 aug 12 | Self
    Who is Doug Haggman and why do threads about DHS keep gettIng pulled with his name in comments?
  • [Vanity] US vs. Mathew Henry (9th circus machine gun (922(o)) ruling). Future USSC ruling next year

    08/14/2012 7:21:09 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 25 replies
    9th circus court of appeals ^ | 8 AUG 12 | Dcbryan1
    Quick read of 9th Circuits 18 USC 922(o) ruling and commerce clause re: 2nd amendment. For you legal types, think the USSC will look at or overturn? What about Sclias recent comments? Think they might look at Ann overturn Miller (1934) case?
  • [IL Governor] Quinn (D) Pushes for Assault Weapon Ban

    07/31/2012 4:27:08 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 37 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 12:26 p.m. CDT, July 31, 2012 | By Ray Long and Monique Garcia
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn is renewing a push in Illinois to ban assault weapons in the wake of the killings at a Colorado theater that left 12 dead and dozens more wounded. The Democratic governor also revealed plans today to propose a ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines in Illinois. He said in a letter to all state lawmakers that he supports the U.S. Constitution's 2nd Amendment right to bear arms, but the "proliferation of military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines undermines public safety and the right of personal security of every citizen." The proposal comes in the form...
  • Judith Miller: "My Gun Control Fantasy" (Barf Alert)

    07/25/2012 9:56:20 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 81 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 22 July 2012 | Judith Miller
    I have a dream to counter the nightmare of Aurora. I see four ex-presidents standing together, speaking truth to the American people. Here is what they would say:"Our fellow Americans, we have come together not as Democrats or Republicans, but as men who have been privileged to lead this great country. We all treasure the constitution and the Second Amendment. We believe that Americans have the right to own guns. But that amendment does not entitle citizens to own combat weapons like the assault weapon that the shooter used to kill 12 and wound 58 more in a Colorado theater....
  • Write Bill O'Reilly on tonights horrible talking points full of leftist falsehoods

    07/23/2012 8:31:41 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 62 replies
    23 JUL 12 | dcbryan1
    I have watched Fox News since 1998 and have seen alot of ups and downs with Bill O'Reilly, but tonight's talking points memo of "The Factor" were so full of falsehoods and misconceptions that I need the banglist gang to write in to this pinhead. O'Reilly's talking points was on the 2nd Amendment, Guns, and Murder. He generally made some good points on the purpose of the 2nd Amendment and the fact that gun control doesn't work. However he went WAY off the reservation and bought into the liberal journalist LIES of the misconceptions between legal, semi-automatic firearms, and their...
  • Whew!

    07/19/2012 1:19:48 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 18 replies
    19 JUL 2012 1333hrs cst | Dcbryan1
    Glad we are back!
  • Trayvon Martin's parents to appear in Little Rock (WHO is paying for this!?)

    07/16/2012 7:10:14 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 25 replies
    ArkTimes ^ | 16 JUL 12 | Staff
    Trayvon Martin's parents to appear in Little Rock A news release says the National Association of Black Law Enforcement Executives, meeting in Little Rock next week, will hear from the parents of Trayvon Martin at a civil rights breakfast at 8 a.m. Tuesday. Martin is the 17-year-old black youth shot in Sanford, Fla., in a case that has drawn worldwide attention for the police's initial decision not to charge the shooter, George Zimmerman, though Martin was unarmed. Also speaking will be former Little Rock Mayor Lottie Shackelford. Awards also are planned, including to the Little Rock Nine; to Keith Jackson...
  • Texas Is America's Top State for Business 2012

    07/10/2012 1:38:33 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 19 replies
    Texas has done it again. The Lone Star State makes a triumphant return as America’s Top State for Business—its third time at the top of our rankings. “Listen, there is a reason that Caterpillar [CAT 80.27 -2.87 (-3.45%) ] moved their hydraulics manufacturing and their engine manufacturing to the state of Texas,” said Gov. Rick Perry in November during the CNBC Republican presidential debate. We can attest to that. In our sixth annual study, Texas racked up an impressive 1,604 points out of a possible 2,500, with top-10 finishes in six of our 10 categories of competitiveness. Texas has never...
  • Victim, suspect dead in Little Rock after burglary (Burglar kills neighbor checking on house)

    05/22/2012 3:45:30 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 11 replies
    Fox 16 ^ | 22 MAY 12 | Staff
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say one person was found dead in a home and a possible suspect was killed by a Little Rock police officer after a burglary report. Little Rock police say two people were found shot in a home on Thayer Street at about noon on Tuesday. Officers driving to the house saw a man with a handgun and tried to make contact with him. Little Rock police spokesman Sgt. Cassandra Davis says an officer shot the man at least once, killing him. One of the people in the home was dead and the other was...
  • Breaking: Obama budget Defeated 99-0 in Senate (Zero is 0-513 now)

    05/16/2012 1:51:18 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 20 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 16 May 2012 | Steven Dinan
    President Obama's budget suffered a second embarrassing defeat Wednesday, when senators voted 99-0 to reject it. Coupled with the House's rejection in March, 414-0, that means Mr. Obama's budget has failed to win a single vote in support this year. Republicans forced the vote by offering the president's plan on the Senate floor. Democrats disputed that it was actually the president's plan, arguing that the slim amendment didn't actually match Mr. Obama's budget document, which ran thousands of pages. But Republicans said they used all of the president's numbers in the proposal, so it faithfully represented his plan. Sen. Jeff...
  • New Freeperette born: Pamela Ann

    05/15/2012 10:06:11 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 32 replies
    15 May 2012 0948hrs CST | Dcbryan1
    My second FReeper baby, Pamela Ann, was born 9:48 AM CST 15 May.  Weight: 7 pounds 15.9 ounces she was 20 inches long and her score on Apgar was 9/10.   Mom and baby doing well! Thanks for continued prayers for mom and baby!
  • El Chico workers held in killing [Hoodies vs. white Hispanic hate crime alert]

    04/17/2012 10:07:43 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 15 replies
    CWArkansas ^ | 0432 hrs 17 APR 2012 | By Andy Davis
    El Chico workers held in killing 2 robbed LR eatery, 2 helped plan, police say; co-worker shot LITTLE ROCK — Four restaurant employees face capital murder charges after they were arrested Monday in connection with a robbery the night before of a west Little Rock El Chico in which another employee was shot and killed.Kiywuan Perry, 23, of Little Rock; his brother Zeckeya Perry, 19, of North Little Rock; Quantez Dobbins, 19, of Little Rock; [and his girlfriend] Kenya Smith, 19, of Little Rock also face charges of aggravated robbery and theft in the holdup of the restaurant on Breckenridge...
  • Sources: Bobby Petrino out as coach (1915hrs CST News Conference)

    04/10/2012 5:01:19 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 57 replies
    ESPN.com ^ | 10 APR 12 | ESPN.com news services
    Bobby Petrino will not return as head football coach at Arkansas, multiples sources have told ESPN.com's Chris Low. The university has called an 8:15 p.m. ET press conference at which time athletic director Jeff Long will announce Petrino will not be back. The 51-year-old Petrino was put on paid leave last week after he didn't tell his boss right away that a 25-year-old female football program employee was riding with him during an April 1 motorcycle crash. Petrino, who is married with four children, also admitted to an inappropriate relationship. Also on Monday, a person familiar with the investigation confirmed...
  • Report: Santorum to Suspend Campaign (Live FoxNews Conference just confirms supension)

    04/10/2012 11:05:34 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 60 replies
    weeklystandard ^ | 10 APR 12 | dcbryan1
    Fox Confirms: Rick Santorum to suspend Presidential Campaign. Will post link and source when it hits Fox News Website.
  • Trayvon Martin protest closes Sanford Police Department

    04/09/2012 10:09:50 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 34 replies
    WKGM Orlando News 6 ^ | Updated On: Apr 09 2012 12:55:04 PM EDT | Staff
    SANFORD, Fla. - A group of students protesting the Trayvon Martin shooting on Monday blocked the entrance to the Sanford Police Department by kneeling in front of the doors, forcing the department to close. No arrests have been made in the Monday protest, which comes a day after the students, who call themselves the Dream Defenders, completed a 40-mile, three-day march from Daytona Beach to Sanford, where Martin, 17, was shot and killed by neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman in late February.