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  • Courts block EPA water rule that would put millions of acres under federal control

    10/10/2015 9:18:11 AM PDT · by rktman · 4 replies ^ | 10/10/2015 | Rick Moran
    It's a regulation considered the most ambitious expansion of EPA's control over American waterways in history and a federal court has issued an injunction blocking its implementation. The Hill: “We conclude that petitioners have demonstrated a substantial possibility of success on the merits of their claims,” the judges wrote in their decision, explaining that the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new guidelines for determining whether water is subject to federal control — based mostly on the water’s distance and connection to larger water bodies — is “at odds” with a key Supreme Court ruling.
  • Time Celebrates 'How Che Guevara Didn't Let Asthma Affect His Ambitions'

    10/10/2015 9:12:07 AM PDT · by rktman · 15 replies ^ | 10/10/2015 | Matthew Balan
    Jennifer Latson paid tribute to communist thug Che Guevara on the anniversary of his death in a gushing Friday item on Time magazine's website. Latson marveled how the Argentinian radical "might have considered the United States his worst enemy, but he faced an even greater threat to his revolutionary ambitions: asthma." The writer later touted that "asthma didn't keep him from embracing the rowdiness of youth," and that "it didn't prevent him from following a rugged revolutionary road to Cuba
  • VIDEO: YAF Issues Friendly Reminder That Che Guevara Was A Mass Murderer

    10/10/2015 9:11:56 AM PDT · by rktman · 2 replies ^ | 10/9/2015 | Matt Vespa
    Forty-eight years ago today, communist revolutionary Che Guevara was killed in Bolivia by government troops. Young America’s Foundation has something to say about that: good riddance! For all the Hollywood liberals and progressives who proudly wear the Che shirt, you’re insulting the thousands of people who were executed by his firing squads. YAF urges freedom-loving Americans to educate themselves about Che’s atrocities. You could even play a game–Who Said It: Che or Hitler? – on their website.
  • The utopia from hell

    10/10/2015 8:23:03 AM PDT · by rktman · 8 replies ^ | 10/10/2015 | Patrice Lewis
    There’s been a lot of chatter lately about the United Nation’s “Global Goals,” which has been termed the elites’ blueprint for a “united world.” It seems on Sept. 25, the United Nations launched a set of 17 ambitious goals it plans to achieve over the next 15 years. Just 15 years, mind you. “The formal name of this new plan is ‘the 2030 Agenda,’” notes ZeroHedge, “but those behind it decided that they needed something catchier when promoting these ideas to the general population. The U.N. has stated that these new ‘global goals’ represent a ‘new universal agenda’ for humanity....
  • Ashley Judd Wins ‘Celebrity Dumbass Award:' ... Most ‘Overqualified Candidate’ Since Jefferson

    10/09/2015 5:43:28 PM PDT · by rktman · 38 replies ^ | 10/9/2015 | unknown
    Judd appeared on’s “Larry King Now” on Jan. 30. “I mean, obviously, I love Hillary Rodham Clinton,” Judd said on the program. “And so seeing her talking about early childhood vulnerability and brain development. Man that woman is stout. She is stout,” said Judd.
  • Kelsey Grammer's Pro-Life T-Shirt: 'Would It Bother Us More If They Used Guns?

    10/09/2015 5:34:18 PM PDT · by rktman · 25 replies ^ | 10/9/2015 | Mark Judge
    Kelsey Grammer, best known for his role as psychiatrist Dr. Frasier Crane on the sitcoms "Cheers" and "Frasier," was recently photographed wearing a pro-life t-shirt. The shirt reads "Would it bother us more if they used guns?" The words wrap around a handgun and below that is a website address: The picture was taken by Grammar's wife Kayte and posted on her Instagram account. The message of the shirt indicates that concern over recent deaths in gun shootings should also apply to unborn babies.
  • Black Lives Matter 'guest lecturer' at Yale defends looting

    10/09/2015 9:36:30 AM PDT · by rktman · 30 replies ^ | 10/9/2015 | Rick Moran
    Yale Divinity School invited Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson to be a "guest lecturer" for two days on "transformational leadership." McKesson made it clear just how transformational his leadership was when he defended looting as a legitimate political tactic. On Friday, McKesson will be one of the BLM activists meeting with Hillary Clinton. Perhaps Mrs. Clinton could broach the subject with Mr. McKesson and get his views on whether killing white cops is justified.
  • EPA triggers another toxic spill in Colorado

    10/09/2015 9:25:02 AM PDT · by rktman · 15 replies ^ | 10/9/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    Once again, the EPA, rather than preventing pollution, is causing toxic spill at a mine in Colorado. Last August 5th it was the Gold King Mine, and the 3 million gallon spill polluted the Animas River. This time, it was the Standard Mine, near Crested Butte, and 2000 gallons of wastewater flowed into a nearby creek. And the EPA, once again, is guilty of misconduct.
  • Matt Damon Gushes Over Obama: He’s ‘Remarkable’ and ‘Deep’

    10/09/2015 8:37:43 AM PDT · by rktman · 79 replies ^ | 10/8/2015 | Scott Whitlock
    But talking to THR, he gushed, “We talked about it, and look, even when I was giving him shit, he's somebody who thinks so deeply about everything he does.” The movie star added, “I don't ever question that it's coming from the right place with him. He's a remarkable human being and shockingly easy to be around. He's incredibly approachable and doesn't beat you up with his station, though he could.” Damon is also a fan of Hillary Clinton:
  • The Second Amendment Is One Supreme Court Justice from Repeal

    10/08/2015 2:15:49 PM PDT · by rktman · 82 replies ^ | 10/6/2015 | David French
    In August, my colleague Charlie Cooke wrote an epic rant daring the Left to stop talking about repealing the Second Amendment and start doing it. Introduce the repeal to Congress, work it through the states, and tell the American people what you want to do — take from them a fundamental, enumerated right from the Bill of Rights. As Charlie eloquently outlines, repealing the Second Amendment is an impossible task. Even worse for the Left, it’s political suicide. But if the Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges teaches us anything, it’s that the age of judicial supremacy means that...
  • CNN's Cabrera Schooled by Israeli Mayor on Self-Defense Value of Guns

    10/08/2015 6:17:51 AM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies ^ | 10/7/2015 | Brad Wilmouth |
    On Wednesday's CNN Newsroom with Carol Costello, in a pre-recorded interview with Jerusalem Mayor Mir Barkat that aired around 9:20 a.m. about a recent spate of Palestinians attacking Israelis with knives in public places, substitute anchor Ana Cabrera brought up her guest's tendency to carry a gun in public and absurdly asked him, "Does that not incite more violence?" The Jerusalem mayor incredulously asked, "Well, how could that incite more violence?" and then went on to praise the tendency of many Israelis who are trained ex-soldiers to carry their guns in public and use them to defend themselves and others...
  • There's No Correlation Between Gun Laws and Homicide Rates

    10/08/2015 6:04:49 AM PDT · by rktman · 8 replies ^ | 10/7/2015 | Christine Rousselle
    In the wake of the shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, there's been a lot of talk about America's gun laws and ways to prevent mass shootings. As my colleague Matt Vespa wrote on Friday, there's a lot of misinformation on the topic being spread around. One law professor, Eugene Volokh, decided to do the math and see if gun laws were actually effective in reducing crime. Volokh drew up a graph
  • The problem isn't guns or white men

    10/08/2015 6:00:25 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies ^ | 10/8/2015 | Ann Coulter
    The media act as if they’re performing a public service by refusing to release details about the perpetrator of the recent mass shooting at a community college in Oregon. But we were given plenty of information about Dylann Roof, Adam Lanza, James Holmes and Jared Loughner. Now, quick: Name the mass shooters at the Chattanooga military recruitment center; the Washington Navy Yard; the high school in Washington state; Fort Hood (the second time) and the Christian college in California. All those shootings also occurred during the last three years.
  • Watch Mika Brzezinski explain how AR 15s can “blow up animals”

    10/07/2015 9:27:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 68 replies ^ | 10/6/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    Mika: I don’t understand why we need these weapons… Can’t the government say that it’s inappropriate to have these massively powerful weapons? I mean, I would like to have an elephant in my house. I don’t think I’d be allowed. Would I? Would I be allowed to go to Africa and get a giraffe and bring it? There are rules against these things. I know it sounds ridiculous. But there are things we’re not allowed to have. Why are we allowed to have these weapons that blow up… literally blow up animals if you were hunting with them?
  • Kerry: 'We Have Climate Refugees Today

    10/07/2015 8:45:33 AM PDT · by rktman · 30 replies ^ | 10/6/2015 | Susan Jones
    Speaking Monday in Valparaiso, Chile, Secretary of State John Kerry was asked why the term "climate refugees" does not exist in international law. Kerry said the question was "right on point," and although the term is a new one, he expects it's "just a matter of time" before it is incorporated into international policy. "We have climate refugees today," Kerry told a town hall meeting on the sidelines of an Oceans conference.
  • Differences between the Right and the Left on Gun Control

    10/06/2015 10:37:41 AM PDT · by rktman · 12 replies ^ | 10/6/2015 | Dennis Prager
    Assuming that there are good and bad people on both the right and the left and that everyone is horrified by mass shootings, how is one to explain the great divide between the Right and the Left on the gun issue as it relates to mass murders, such as the one recently committed at Umpqua Community College? Why does the Left focus on more gun-control laws, and why doesn’t the Right? One reason the Right doesn’t focus on gun-control laws is quintessentially American. Many Americans believe that it is their right — and even their duty — to own guns...
  • Harry Reid Gears Up For Massive Gun-Control Push

    10/06/2015 8:40:47 AM PDT · by rktman · 118 replies ^ | 10/6/2015 | Jenn Jacques
    Senate Democrats are saddling up for another gun-control push in response to the shooting at Umpqua Community College. Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) announced Monday that he is reaching out to Democratic senators on moving background checks legislation. If “we don’t take action, we are equally responsible for innocent deaths as the sick individuals who plot and carry out these horrific measures,” Reid declared Monday on the Senate floor. “One thing is clear: To pass background checks, we need Republicans to stop acting as puppets of the NRA.”
  • Trio Of Academics Travel 8,426 Miles For ONE-HOUR Climate Change Meeting

    10/06/2015 7:17:54 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies ^ | 10/6/2015 | Eric Owens
    Two taxpayer-funded college presidents and the president of America’s largest university-based climate alliance traveled a combined 8,426 miles this week to meet for slightly over an hour to discuss strategies for carbon reduction. The “climate leadership meeting” occurred on Monday at Agnes Scott College, a private, all-female bastion of about 1,000 students in the Atlanta suburb of Decatur. The meeting lasted one hour, seven minutes and 21 seconds, according to the YouTube video which captured it for posterity. Speakers at the meeting included Ball State University president Paul Ferguson, Portland State University president Wim Wiewel and Tim Carter, the president...
  • Top International Lawyer: Make Climate Change Illegal And Silence Skeptics Forever

    10/06/2015 6:56:56 AM PDT · by rktman · 55 replies ^ | 10/6/2015 | James Delingpole
    Climate change is such a pressing, dangerous and universal threat that it should be made illegal under international law, a top barrister has told a conference of leading lawyers in London. Philippe Sands QC, an international law specialist and Professor of Law at University College London, argued that the UN’s International Court of Justice (ICJ) should make it an “obligation under international law” to ensure that global temperatures never rise more than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. This would follow the precedent of a landmark decision in June this year by a Dutch court as a result of a...
  • Ben Carson wants a national database of potential mass killers

    10/06/2015 6:32:08 AM PDT · by rktman · 107 replies ^ | 10/6/2015 | M. Catharine Evans
    In a conversation with Business Insider promoting his new book, presidential candidate Ben Carson suggested creating a national database to keep "dangerous individuals" from accessing guns. In the aftermath of the mass shooting in Roseburg, Oregon, Carson wants to stop unstable people from slipping through state systems which are under no federal mandate to share information.
  • Prime Minister Netanyahu adopts a rescue dog and the left goes ballistic

    10/06/2015 6:18:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 67 replies ^ | 10/6/2015 | Carol Brown
    Prime Minister Netanyahu adopted a 10-year-old rescue dog this summer. Apparently his son urged him to do so after hearing that the dog was about to be put down. The left being the left could not allow this to go without comment. I mean, it is outrageous when you think about it! Adopting an elderly dog from a rescue organization. Who does Prime Minister Netanyahu think he is? And so the left weighed in as only they can – with a level of hate and certifiable madness that truly boggles the mind. Israel National News reports:
  • UN releases draft agreement on climate change

    10/06/2015 5:56:48 AM PDT · by rktman · 18 replies ^ | 10/5/2015 | unknown
    The United Nations on Monday released a first draft of the negotiating text for the major conference on climate taking place in Paris in December. The document is a step forward for the talks, slimming down the text from more than 90 pages earlier this year to just 20. Negotiators from 195 countries are to gather for a new session of talks Oct. 19-23 in Bonn, Germany.
  • The Left's Most Beloved Boogeyman: The NRA

    10/05/2015 8:24:47 AM PDT · by rktman · 28 replies ^ | 10/2/2015 | Dan Joseph
    The NRA is probably the far-left's most beloved boogeyman. Any time there is a tragedy involving a firearm, liberals from the top down are quick to blame the NRA and even insinuate that the organization is gleeful that people have died. Unsurprisingly, the left seems completely flummoxed as to why the NRA and other Second Amendment supporters oppose some gun laws that have been floated by liberals in the past few years, despite these laws having the support of a majority of Americans.
  • High school students engage in mass disobedience after principal cancels 'America Pride Day'

    10/05/2015 7:16:49 AM PDT · by rktman · 39 replies ^ | 10/5/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    Jackson Hole High principal Scott Crisp blamed the results of a student survey and his concerns that some students may feel excluded if they see an American flag for the administration’s decision to cancel “America Pride Day.”
  • Even Vox Says That Mass Shootings Are ‘A Small Portion Of All Gun Violence

    10/05/2015 6:48:34 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies ^ | 10/4/2015 | Matt Vespa
    In the aftermath of the horrific Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, the reaction from the pro-gun control crowd was as expected–the NRA is a terrorist organization, and we should have a nationwide gun control campaign. The former point is just plain absurdity. The latter is already happening, albeit with zero success. Mark Kelly, the husband of former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-AZ), is already spewing the false “40 percent of gun sales are conducted without background check” talking point. Yet, while the data crunchers keep doling out information about mass shootings, even the left-leaning Vox admitted that mass shootings represents...
  • Newtown families’ suit against gun maker sent to state court

    10/04/2015 10:08:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies ^ | 10/1/2015 | unknown
    A wrongful death lawsuit filed against gun maker Remington by families of some Newtown school massacre victims has been sent from federal court back to state court, where it may have a better chance of succeeding.
  • Gun Control's Biggest Problem: Most People Just Don't Care Very Much

    10/04/2015 9:54:28 AM PDT · by rktman · 27 replies ^ | 10/4/2015 | Kevin Drum
    Atkins is certainly right that Democratic legislators won't act on gun control until voters are mobilized, but that puts the cart before the horse. You can't mobilize voters on an issue they don't really care much about in the first place. In this case, I think the folks who prioritize issue-area visibility and engagement probably have the better of the argument. Until voters who favor gun control feel as strongly as those who oppose it, all the field work in the world won't do any good.
  • The truth about gun deaths: numbers and actual solutions

    10/04/2015 9:15:10 AM PDT · by rktman · 20 replies ^ | 10/4/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    First of all, look at the number of gun deaths on that chart from 2011. It’s 32,351. That’s a lot of gun deaths to be sure. So that’s the total number of murders by gun owners, right? The answer is not only Hell No, but it’s not even remotely close. It’s true that this figure is close to the total number of human lives ended in incidents involving a gun, but that’s all incidents. So how did those deaths happen?
  • Raw Jobs Numbers the Press Won't Disclose Paint an Even Uglier Picture Than Currently Reported

    10/04/2015 7:50:22 AM PDT · by rktman · 16 replies ^ | 10/4/2015 | Tom Blumer
    In their coverage of government and other economic reports, the business press routinely tells readers that the figures they are relaying are "seasonally adjusted." That is, raw results are smoothed out to supposedly "remove normal, recurring variations" in data. There's one notable exception: The government's monthly employment report. As has been their habit for as long as I have been following these things, various Associated Press reports in the past several days (examples here, here and here) and at yesterday's New York Times failed to tag yesterday's reported gain in payroll jobs of 142,000 as "seasonally adjusted." There appears to...
  • Father of Oregon Shooter: How Is It So Easy to Get 13 Guns?

    10/03/2015 3:37:15 PM PDT · by rktman · 80 replies ^ | 10/3/2015 | Todd Beamon
    The father of the Oregon community college shooter said Saturday that he "had no idea that he had any guns whatsoever" and called for more restrictions as he questioned how his 26-year-old son obtained as many as 13 firearms. "How on Earth could he compile 13 guns? How can that happen?" asked Ian Mercer, the father of Christopher Harper-Mercer, who killed nine people and injured nine others in the shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg.
  • 4 Pro-Gun Arguments We're Sick of Hearing

    10/03/2015 10:07:45 AM PDT · by rktman · 51 replies ^ | 10/1/2015 | Amanda Marcotte
    Another day, another horrible mass shooting. This one was in the small town of Roseburg, Oregon, on the Umpqua Community College campus. More than two dozen people were reportedly hit with gunfire. While victims are being rushed to the hospital, many right-wing pundits and politicians are no doubt readying their talking points to explain why the 264th mass shooting of the year does not mean the United States should tighten up access to deadly firearms.
  • Plan to sell milsurp 1911s through CMP one step from White House

    10/03/2015 9:07:57 AM PDT · by rktman · 30 replies ^ | 10/3/2015 | Chris Eger
    An add-on to the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act coming up in the Senate includes a plan to transfer the U.S. Army’s remaining stock of .45 ACP 1911A1 pistols to the Civilian Marksmanship Program. Setting spending policy for $612 billion in funds for the Department of Defense, the “must-pass” bill pushed through the House on Thursday in a 270-156 vote and is expected to be taken up for a final roll call in the Senate this week, where an earlier version passed 71-25 in June, then it’s on to President Obama’s desk.
  • Obama Bullies His Nation of Criminals For Rejecting ‘Gun-Control’

    10/03/2015 7:04:03 AM PDT · by rktman · 66 replies ^ | 10/2/2015 | John Hayward
    President Obama’s shameful, and frankly nauseating, rush to politicize the Oregon shootings — he actually used the word “politicize!” — is easy to understand. It is all part of the left-wing power-grab strategy of collective guilt. Normal people think coercive government power should be primarily directed at criminals, so the Left is constantly trying to make the entire population see themselves as criminals. The more collectively guilty we all feel, the more prepared we are to submit to the power of a self-appointed “enlightened” ruling class. Gun control is not a goal — it is really a means to an...
  • 'Massive planned invasion' storms channel tunnel as 'migrants' seek to enter Britain

    10/03/2015 6:46:07 AM PDT · by rktman · 19 replies ^ | 10/3/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    The tunnel connecting Britain and France was closed to train traffic for up to 6 hours, as hundreds of ‘migrants’ engaged in a planned assault to use it to enter the UK. The Daily Express reports: Eurotunnel services between Folkestone and Calais have been suspended until at least 10am in both directions – with passengers facing delays of up to six hours. Officials believe the "large and co-ordinated" group planned the intrusion before attempting to reach Britain at around 12.30am on Saturday. A Eurotunnel sokesman said: "It's a massive invasion and intrusion by a very large and co-ordinated group of...
  • Before There Was ISIS, There Was the Weather Underground

    10/03/2015 6:38:23 AM PDT · by rktman · 15 replies ^ | 10/3/2015 | Matthew Vadum
    Like the radical left-wing domestic terrorists befriended two decades ago by Barack Hussein Obama, the totalitarian mass murderers of the Islamic State are reportedly determined to kill millions of Americans. Slaughtering Americans by the millions was a key objective of the Weather Underground Organization (WUO), which was led during the Vietnam War era by Obama's close Chicagoland friend and Hyde Park neighbor Bill Ayers, among other individuals. Ayers described the Weatherman philosophy as "Kill all the rich people. Break up their cars and apartments. Bring the revolution home, kill your parents, that's where it's really at." He was delighted in...
  • Civilian IT worker on his way home from work was shot outside police headquarters in Sydney(t)

    10/02/2015 11:08:02 AM PDT · by rktman · 5 replies ^ | 10/2/2015 | Daniel Piotrowski
    A lone gunman shot dead a civilian police IT expert at close range outside a force headquarters in a targeted attack today which has been described as a 'brutal' and 'callous murder'. The assailant, dressed all in black, fired a number of shots at special constables guarding the NSW Police station in Parramatta, Sydney, before he was gunned down and killed by one of the officers. Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione said the civilian employee was 'simply leaving work' when he was shot in the back of the head by the gunman who was wearing 'dark trousers and a flowing top'....
  • Our Long National Nightmare… ... just got a little worse. A Nobel Peace Prize?

    10/02/2015 8:48:28 AM PDT · by rktman · 31 replies ^ | 10/2/2015 | Michael Walsh
    It’s bad enough the President Obama, now in his seventh year as a ferocious war-maker, was honored with the Nobel Peace Prize for absolutely no reason whatsoever. Now we get this news: Growing speculation that John Kerry will receive a Nobel Peace Prize for finalizing the Iranian nuclear deal is generating renewed criticism of his close relationship with the Iranian foreign minister, Javad Zarif, a key public face for the theocratic regime who is rumored to be a probable co-recipient with Kerry.
  • Oil Trade Group Challenges Environmentalists: Enough Talk, Try Actually Living Without Fossil Fuels

    10/02/2015 8:43:03 AM PDT · by rktman · 19 replies ^ | 10/2/2015 | Patrick Richardson
    One of the more prominent among the manifold idiocies of the environmental left is the idea that oil is evil. Recently, according to a press release from the Western Energy Alliance, a non-profit trade association representing more than 450 companies engaged in exploration and production of oil and natural gas in the West, more than 400 groups converged on the White House to demand we keep fossil fuels in the ground. They did this, of course, while waving signs made of plastic and having driven or flown in fossil fuel-powered vehicles to Washington. And probably while drinking from plastic or...
  • Celebrities Blame NRA, Capitalism And ‘Gun Nuts’ For The Shooting In Oregon

    10/02/2015 8:20:42 AM PDT · by rktman · 58 replies ^ | 10/1/2015 | David Hookstead
    Before the details of the horrific shooting at an Oregon community college had even been released, celebrities took to Twitter to blame the NRA, capitalism, and gun owners for the carnage. "What we're seeing with gun violence in America is the logical conclusion of unrestricted capitalism." chris kluwe
  • Christians targeted at college massacre

    10/02/2015 7:09:29 AM PDT · by rktman · 40 replies ^ | 10/2/2015 | Douglas Ernst
    Gunman ID'd: 'You are going to see God in just about 1 second' Chris Harper-Mercer, 26, has been identified by law-enforcement officials as the gunman who shot and killed at least 10 people and injured 20 at a community college in Roseburg, Oregon, according to the New York Times. “He appears to be an angry young man who was very filled with hate,” one law-enforcement official said. Officials said Mercer lived in the area but was not a student at the college. Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin said the gunman was killed during a confrontation with officers shortly after they...
  • The 8 Dumbest Celebrity Gun Control Quotes You’ll Ever Read

    09/30/2015 9:52:01 AM PDT · by rktman · 34 replies ^ | 9/30/2015 | unknown
    Celebrities say ridiculous things all the time, but when it comes to gun control…they turn into a special kind of stupid. There are so many hypocritical, idiotic quotes out there that we had a tough time narrowing down our list to just eight, but these are easily some of the dumbest anti-gun quotes you’ll ever read:
  • More Gun Control? The FBI Just Released Its List of Things Deadlier Than ‘Assault Rifles’

    09/30/2015 9:21:57 AM PDT · by rktman · 18 replies ^ | 9/29/2015 | Kyle Becker
    It shows that there were 11,961 murders in 2014 (there were 31 total in the U.S. territories). And 8,124 of those were committed by firearms.
  • #BlackLivesMatter sets its sights on the evil that is the Twin Cities Marathon

    09/30/2015 9:07:39 AM PDT · by rktman · 22 replies ^ | 9/30/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    In the ongoing battle over the proper role of law enforcement and conflicts between officers and the public there has obviously been one overlooked set of villains: runners. That’s right… we’re talking about those joggers who go out in their fancy running shorts and high end shoes, competing in the curious process of spending their day pounding the pavement along ridiculously long routes when they could have just summoned an Uber to get there in about ten minutes. They are clearly the problem with today’s society and Black Lives Matter in St. Paul, Minnesota is finally going to do something...
  • Al Gore spreads environmental gospel before climate talks

    09/30/2015 7:34:44 AM PDT · by rktman · 11 replies ^ | 9/30/2015 | Kerry Sheridan
    Nobel Peace Prize winner Al Gore is busily training an army of organizers to go out and spread his environmental gospel ahead of key climate talks in Paris later this year. The modern world is collapsing around us and we must change our ways, according to the former US vice president, who has led the training of more than 5,000 people in the last 18 months. At each session, he delivers an updated version of his Academy Award-winning documentary "An Inconvenient Truth," using the latest news footage and startling videos to show how the very fossil fuels that have powered...
  • Gov. Cuomo Calls For Gov’t Shut Down for Gun Control Laws

    09/29/2015 8:25:31 AM PDT · by rktman · 25 replies ^ | 9/28/2015 | Eric Scheiner
    .......same gusto and the same commitment that the far right pursues their agenda.” “If the far right is willing to shut down the government because they don’t get a tax cut for the rich, then our people should have the save resolve and threaten to shut down the government if they don’t get a real gun control law to stop the killing of their innocent.”
  • Question about whether Obama's plan to 'internationalize' the internet is constututional

    09/29/2015 7:46:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies ^ | 9/29/2015 | Rick Moran
    A group of Republican lawmakers have sent a letter to the General Accountability Office questioning the authority of the president to "transfer possession and control of critical components of the Internet's infrastructure to a third party." The Obama administration plans to abandon oversight of internet doman name functions and allow an international body to assume control.
  • Confederate flag prompts school lockdown

    09/29/2015 6:59:00 AM PDT · by rktman · 49 replies ^ | 9/29/2015 | Douglas Ernst
    Fear of the Confederate battle flag led to the lockdown of a Georgia high school last week. A sophomore student in Polk County, Georgia, walked through his high school’s cafeteria Sept. 23 with the Confederate flag on his backpack. The school went on lockdown status just hours after the white teenager had an altercation with two black students. “They wanted to confront him about what he had on his backpack. What did they say? ‘Hey man, why you doing that?’” Principal Wesley Cupp of Rockmart High School told the Fox-5 Atlanta Sept. 25. The school decided to conduct a lockdown...
  • Swiss Civilian Range Day

    09/28/2015 7:49:26 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies ^ | 9/28/2015 | unknown
    Here is a video about Swiss civilians and their firearm ownership. I find it interesting that the Swiss Goverment hands out practice ammo for these special range days for all armed citizens to practice with. There are some details of the range, in the video, interesting.
  • If gay is now normal, why so much bondage, whipping, pony prancing, and canine behavior?

    09/28/2015 6:54:10 AM PDT · by rktman · 51 replies ^ | 9/28/2015 | Ed Straker
    Every year San Francisco has something called the Folsom Street Fair, where gays do some very bizarre things. They dress like dogs, horses, and ponies, tie themselves up, get spanked, and more. This isn't a fringe movement – thousands of homosexual (mostly men) do this. If gay is now normal, then why do they do these very strange things? (This is from the San Francisco Chronicle, as mainstream as one can get in the City by the Bay.)
  • 'Moderate Wisdom' on Guns? NRA Are Screeching Monkeys

    09/28/2015 6:30:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 15 replies ^ | 9/27/2015 | Tim Graham
    Beware when The Washington Post calls someone a “moderate.” It probably means they’re a liberal ranter. In Sunday’s newspaper, a book review by Post writer Michael Rosenwald of a book called Arms: The Culture and Credo of the Gun by a Canadian journalist named A. J. Somerset who loathes American gun culture. It's titled "Wisdom of a Gun-Owning Moderate." For example: “The color white plays an important role in this history: Somerset writes that ‘race war has long been the drunken uncle of American gun culture.’” He claims “Guns are all about keeping black people down”. Somerset owns and shoots...