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  • Dan Crenshaw Reveals That He Was Plotting Gun Control Before He Was Elected to Congress

    08/28/2019 5:49:54 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 55 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | 08/28/19 | Shayne Trejo
    Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) has revealed a bombshell, perhaps accidentally, that he supported red flag gun control since before he started his run for Congress, showing that he lied on the campaign trail about his firm support of the 2nd Amendment of the Constitution.“I’ve been thinking seriously about this policy for years. It was not something I recently heard of. The NRA supported well-crafted GVRO,” Crenshaw told Kaitlin Bennett of Liberty Hangout, referring to a gun violence restraining order that would allow a judge to order the seizure of firearms from an individual deemed a public safety risk.Crenshaw has gone...
  • Private schools angry over state proposal to give city more oversight

    08/28/2019 12:07:57 PM PDT · by AbolishCSEU · 29 replies
    New York Post ^ | 7/11/19 | Dana Schuster and Aaron Feis
    New Yorks elite private-school community is furious over a state proposal to give the city Department of Education oversight of their kids curricula and theyre fighting back, insiders told The Post. The blanket Albany proposal is primarily intended to ensure that yeshiva students get quality secular instruction, but private-school parents are growing worried as September nears that the shift could open a back door for the government to meddle with their kids educations.

    08/06/2019 11:47:50 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 3 replies
    Christopher Greene of AMTV via Youtube ^ | 08/05/19 | Christopher Greene
    In today's video, Christopher Greene of AMTV covers Donald Trump on Gun Control.
  • Beto ORourke: Australian Gun Control on Table After El Paso, Dayton Shootings

    08/06/2019 6:08:56 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Awr Hawkins
    Robert Francis Beto ORourke told podcast host Jon Favreau that he supports the idea of making gun licensing and mandatory buybacks part of the conversation revolving around the El Paso and Dayton shootings. Favreau commented on gun licensing and mandatory buybacks in Australia and asked if ORourke would support them as president? ORourke responded, Yes. And Im open to them right now as a candidate.
  • Cory Booker Calls out Mitch McConnell: Demands Gun Control Vote

    08/05/2019 7:41:44 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/05/2019 | Awr Hawkins
    Democrat presidential hopeful Cory Booker blasted Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) after the Texas and Ohio shootings, demanding the Senate be convened for a gun control vote. USA Today reports universal background check legislation has been sitting in the Senate since being passed by the Democrat-controlled House in February of this year. Demands for Senate passage of the checks has been made again and again following high profile, firearm-based crimes. Breitbart News reported Hollywood calls for universal background checks following the July 29, 2019, Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting in California. But the majority of shooterslike the Gilroy Garlic Shooteracquire...
  • Baltimores Rats Are in the Spotlight [2018 blog]

    07/28/2019 2:34:37 PM PDT · by Vendome · 7 replies
    The Brody Brothers Pest Control Blog ^ | February 7, 2018 | unknown
    Baltimores Rats Are in the Spotlight Posted on: February 7, 2018 Baltimore has been seen on television and the silver screen for decades, from The Wire to Hairspray. The latest movie putting Baltimore in the spotlight isnt about crime, its all about Baltimores rat problem.The Films Inspiration Theo Anthony, a Baltimore filmmaker, found his inspiration in an unlikely placehis trash can. One night he arrived home to loud sounds in his trash can and found a rat trying to jump out without much success. He never planned to have his first film center around the citys most well-known pests,...
  • The Rise and Fall of Internet Art Communities

    04/23/2019 5:04:43 AM PDT · by vannrox · 6 replies
    Artsy ^ | 19apr19 | Kelsey Ables
    Today, sharing art on social media is like running on a treadmill forever. At least, that’s how illustrator Lois van Baarle describes it. “You have to post constantly,” Van Baarle, who got her start in the early aughts on DeviantArt, explained. “Otherwise, the algorithm decides you’re not interesting, and will not show your posts to your followers.” Before big tech shepherded the vast number of online users onto a handful of sleek websites, there was a scrappier internet—where offbeat chat rooms and eccentric niche websites reigned, and carefully crafted “away statuses” were a kind of personal branding—back when you could...
  • How to end the Scammers, Spammers and Phone Telemarketers

    03/13/2019 1:08:05 PM PDT · by Vendome · 97 replies
    My VainGlorious Self | 3/13/19 | Vendome
    I hate these Spammers, Scammers, Liars and Cheats who constantly call me. I use an App called "Hiya" and works very well blocking many of these jerks. But, I received a call last week from the NRA to renew my membership. Legitimate call? Sure but, they spoofed their number and it was close enough to customers number so, I took the call. The NPA was 415 and this guy was calling from Virginia. Tried to politely get him off the phone and eventually did. However, I am still hacked about the spoofing even if I am an NRA member. So,...
  • Republicans, dont miss the surprise in government-funded Medicare for All

    03/02/2019 5:18:41 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | February 28, 2019 | Jason Pye
    Leftist Democrats, led by Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., introduced a revised government-funded Medicare for All Act on Wednesday as Republicans ready their opposition and Democratic presidential hopefuls face questions about what Medicare for All could mean and the role government should have in setting rates for private insurers. Jayapals bill largely mirrors a 2017 proposal by Sen. Bernard Sanders, I-Vt., but the heart of every Medicare for all proposal to date has been the same: government price controls for private health coverage. The price controls question could be one of the major policy issues of the 2020 Democratic primary and...
  • MORE Liberal Media CONTROL - YouTube Soon to Ban Comments..?

    02/23/2019 10:44:56 AM PST · by gaijin · 42 replies
    Twitter ^ | Feb 23rd, 2019 | me
    I thought it was just me. Suddenly I couldn't comment after my favorite video channels on YouTube: Are any other freepers encountering this..? It's a test run...?
  • In the name of fake news, Asian governments tighten control on social media

    02/09/2019 6:17:04 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 8 replies
    LA Times ^ | Feb 08, 2019 | 11:55 AM | y Ralph Jennings
    Taiwan is one of at least seven countries across eastern Asia that have recently enacted or are considering laws to limit or gain access to information about internet reports that officials claim are false, speculative, exaggerated, or truthful yet hurtful. As does President Trump, they often lump such reports under a vague, and often misleading, heading: fake news. For nations with one-party rule, regulations squelching false or sensitive stories emanating from social media would result in an expansion of longstanding controls over the traditional mass media. Such efforts have been on the rise over about the last two years due...
  • Caldara: On January 1, I became a criminal in my hometown of Boulder

    01/26/2019 11:58:59 PM PST · by vannrox · 24 replies
    complete Colorado ^ | 2JAN19 | By Jon Caldara
    ts not the intolerance of progressives that is so insulting. It is the denial of their intolerance that is so abusive. File photo Todd Shepherd When I was growing up it was the liberals who more often held the moral high-ground. Those of us raised in the 1970s heard it all the time the end doesnt justify the means. It was echoed in the media, in nearly every political battle, in entertainment and at water cooler conversations. By contrast it was intolerant conservatives who spouted, America, love it or leave it.The American Civil Liberties Union came to the...
  • 'Gun-toting hippies' greet Boulder 'assault weapons' ban with mass noncompliance

    01/26/2019 11:57:03 PM PST · by vannrox · 24 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 3JAN19 | By Valerie Richardson
    BOULDER, Colorado Boulders newly enacted assault weapons ban is meeting with stiff resistance from its gun-toting hippies, staunch liberals who also happen to be devoted firearms owners. Only 342 assault weapons, or semiautomatic rifles, were certified by Boulder police before the Dec. 31 deadline, meaning there could be thousands of residents in the scenic university town of 107,000 in violation of the sweeping gun-control ordinance.
  • A Letter to a Liberal Friend

    01/26/2019 12:52:22 AM PST · by vannrox · 8 replies
    Cascade Free Zone ^ | 12MAR18 | xeroxero
    Dear Darb, The problem with your politics, more than anything else, is that you are supporting gun banners. You *ARE* supporting gun banners, the Democratic party are gun banners, and Sen. Wyden and Sen. Merkley are gun banners, and the lesbian Gov. of Oregon is a gun banner. Earl Blummenauer, your Representative, is a gun banner. These are all people you have voted for, repeatedly, in Oregon, where you live. This is a huge problem for me. The current focus of the gun-banning crowd is ban the AR-15, ban high capacity magazines. ban Semi-Autos This isnt academic for me, you...
  • Who Benefits From Democratic Control? Let's Look At the State of Cities Totally Controlled by Dems

    01/23/2019 7:31:22 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Townhall ^ | 01/23/2019 | Prof. Walter Williams
    In 1976, Gerald Ford won 15 percent of the black vote. That's the most of any recent Republican presidential candidate. In most elections, blacks give Democrats over 90 percent of their votes. It's not unreasonable to ask what have blacks gained from such unquestioning loyalty to the Democratic Party. After all, the absolute worst public safety conditions and other urban amenities for blacks are in cities that have been controlled by Democrats for decades. Let's look at it. What cities are the deadliest for blacks? The Trace, an independent nonprofit news organization, answers that question. Using 2017 data from the...
  • Neostead 2000 Dual-Tube Pump Shotgun

    01/21/2019 12:44:47 AM PST · by vannrox · 14 replies
    Forgotten Weapons ^ | 29JUN18 | Ian McCollum
    Developed in the mid 1990s by South African designer Tony Neophytou, the Neostead 2000 is a pump action shotgun with a substantial cult following. It was the first truly high-capacity shotgun put into production, with two magazine tubes over a single barrel (a concept which was independently implemented by KelTec in their later KSG shotgun). This configuration gave it a capacity of 12+1, and a selector switch allowed the shooter to control whether only one tube was fed from or if both would be used alternating back and forth. Thus the tubes could be loaded with different types of ammunition...
  • On Gun Confiscation: "Here's How It Might Actually Go Down"

    12/23/2018 2:00:52 AM PST · by vannrox · 110 replies
    Organic prepper ^ | 22DEC18 | Selco via Daisy Luther's Organic prepper
    After reading a couple of articles about magazines/weapon news from New Jersey actually, after reading a lot of comments from people on that news- I have the urge to write this article. It is written from the survivalist point of view. There is, of course, the possible danger to get comments like What the hell do you know Selco? You are not American, shut up! Because I am going to be poking a few sacred cows here. So Right now, this is not the rise of communism. Stalin is coming. I do not think this all news is about...
  • A Promising Male Birth Control Trial Is Finally Happening, But Some Women Are Furious

    12/06/2018 5:52:47 PM PST · by servo1969 · 116 replies
    Science Alert ^ | 11-6-2018 | CAROLINE PRADERIO
    A large clinical trial launched this week will test a new, gel-based form of male birth control, Gizmodo reported Friday. If it proves safe and effective, the gel could finally expand the very short list of contraceptive options that can be utilised by men. "Many women cannot use hormonal contraception and male contraceptive methods are limited to vasectomy and condoms," study investigator Diana Blithe, said in a statement from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is funding the trial. "A safe, highly effective and reversible method of male contraception would fill an important public health need." The gel, applied...
  • A Look at California Gun Laws, Among the Toughest in the Nation

    11/08/2018 2:42:06 PM PST · by KingofZion · 9 replies
    The New York Times ^ | November 8, 2018 | Ian Urbina
    *** Heres a look at the state of gun regulations in California: Recent Legislation Raised the age for buying rifles and shotguns from 18 to 21. Imposed lifetime bans on gun ownership for those convicted of domestic violence or involuntarily hospitalized for mental illness twice in a year. Strengthened a law prohibiting multiburst trigger devices, including bump stocks. Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed two other measures. One would have prohibited the purchase of more than one long gun a month. The other would have allowed teachers and employers to petition the courts to have guns confiscated from...
  • 47,220 gun incidents in the U.S. in 2018

    10/27/2018 6:37:24 PM PDT · by jmclemore · 60 replies ^ | Oct. 27, 2018 | Sue Chang
    In 2018 alone, including the most recent carnage at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, there have been 47,220 gun-related incidents resulting in 11,984 deaths in the United States, according to data compiled by Gun Violence Archive, an independent data-collection and research group. That breaks down to 157 incidents and 40 deaths a day and does not include 22,000 suicides. Of the total fatalities, 548 were children, while 2,321 were teenagers.