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  • Lancaster mayor fumes over Pa. gun bill

    02/09/2012 8:44:34 AM PST · by marktwain · 5 replies ^ | 8 February, 2012 | BERNARD HARRIS
    Pending legislation in the state House of Representatives would allow the National Rifle Association to sue Lancaster and 29 other Pennsylvania cities. The bill, co-sponsored by six of Lancaster County's eight House members, would allow judges to impose triple damages against a city if a court finds its ordinance requiring the reporting of a lost or stolen handgun to be illegal. "They ought to be ashamed of themselves, to try to penalize communities that would regulate illegal guns because they don't have the guts to do it themselves," Lancaster Mayor Rick Gray said. The 30 Pennsylvania cities passed ordinances requiring...
  • Drug Smugglers Breach Arizona Border Fence – With a Car Jack! (Video)

    02/08/2012 10:16:29 AM PST · by montag813 · 20 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 02-08-2012 | John Hill
    by John HillStand With ArizonaMore than 10,000 people in 24 hours viewed our video "14 Illegals in 24 Seconds", showing illegal aliens - most with large backpacks - easily moving over terrain near Tucson, 30 miles North of the border. Floods of illegals crossing the Arizona desert occur continually, thanks to the failure of the Federal government to provide secure border fencing or adequate border patrol agent numbers. But what of the fencing that does exist in parts of Arizona? How well does that stop those determined to get in? Well this next video should give you a clue, and...
  • PayPal, American Express implicated in bank fraud

    02/08/2012 9:51:31 AM PST · by Renfield · 14 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 2-5-2012 | Jerome Corsi
    NEW YORK – A former employee of one of the world’s largest international banks who has provided WND with more than 1,000 pages of evidence alleges the Internet giant PayPal and American Express are implicated in an international money-laundering scheme involving hundreds of billions of dollars. The whistleblower, John Cruz, was a relationship manager in the southern New York region for the London-based global bank HSBC. “I found many accounts where PayPal and American Express were used as conduits through which hundreds of thousands of dollars were deposited or withdrawn from HSBC customer accounts in a pattern of suspicious transactions...
  • JFK and 19-year-old White House intern Mimi Alford -- a truly shameful revelation

    02/07/2012 3:41:09 PM PST · by Ron C. · 161 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 07, 2012 | Phyllis Chesler
    This is a story about a young and impressionable female intern in the White House -- a virgin, with girlish dreams about princes and presidents. Young girls are trained to marry the wealthiest or most powerful man on the block. When the prince comes calling, few young girls can resist this opportunity. However, they are not the ones who are abusing power and betraying both youth and a wife. That would be the prince or president himself. And no, I am not talking about Monica Lewinsky in the Clinton White House. I am talking, sadly, about the recent revelations by...
  • D.C. workers face firing for unemployment fraud (Some received $20,000 or more)

    02/07/2012 1:45:23 AM PST · by Islander7 · 9 replies · 1+ views
    WaPo ^ | Feb 6, 2012 | By Mike DeBonis
    Nearly 90 city employees were suspended Monday and face potential firing and prosecution for receiving unemployment benefits while holding their city jobs, District officials said. In addition, about 40 former city workers cashed unemployment checks they were not entitled to and also face sanctions. In all, the city estimates it has paid out as much as $800,000 in unemployment benefits to working city employees since 2009.
  • Atlanta Street Gang Members Videotaped Brutal Hate Crime Attack On "Faggot"

    02/06/2012 5:45:02 PM PST · by Morgana · 19 replies
    Members of an Atlanta street gang were filmed beating a man who was brutally assaulted because “faggots” were not allowed in their neighborhood, according to a videotape of the apparent hate crime. The 30-second clip, posted today to the Worldstar Hip Hop web site, was shot outside a grocery store in Atlanta’s Pittsburgh neighborhood. The business, located at 1029 McDaniel Street SW, is a popular congregating spot for members of the Pittsburgh Jack City Gang (or “PBJC”). The group has also used the name “Jack City 1029.” After being provided a link to the video, an Atlanta police spokesperson told...
  • Missouri teen describes killing as 'pretty enjoyable' experience (Then Went to Church)

    02/06/2012 1:30:31 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 68 replies · 1+ views
    Assoc. Press ^ | 02/06/2012 | Assoc. Press
    A U.S. teenager who admitted stabbing, strangling and slitting the throat of a young neighbor girl wrote in her journal on the night of the killing that it was an "ahmazing" and "pretty enjoyable" experience -- then headed off to church with a laugh. The words written by Alyssa Bustamante were read aloud in court Monday as part of a sentencing hearing to determine whether she should get life in prison or something less for the October 2009 murder of her neighbor, 9-year-old Elizabeth Olten, in Missouri. Bustamante, 18, sat silently as law enforcement officers, attorneys and forensics experts read...
  • Josh Powell Tragedy: Son Said Mom Was In Trunk of Car, Lawyer Claims

    02/06/2012 9:44:15 AM PST · by nuconvert · 29 replies
    Josh Powell Tragedy: Son Said Mom Was In Trunk of Car, Lawyer Claims The young sons of Susan and Josh Powell, who died with their father when he ignited an explosion in their Washington home, were beginning to verbalize that their mother was in the trunk of their father's car on the night that she disappeared in 2009, a lawyer for the missing woman's parents said. Attorney Steve Downing told the Associated Press that Braden and Charles Powell, who were 2 and 4 at the time of Susan Powell's disappearance, were beginning to tell their grandparents details about the night...
  • NJ Robber Dies After Trying to Steal Phone from Former HS Wrestler

    02/05/2012 2:48:24 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 44 replies
    NBC New York ^ | Sunday, Feb 5, 2012 | Brian Thompson
    A Newark man died after a tussle with a former high school wrestler he tried to rob early Saturday, NBC New York has learned. Law-enforcement sources told NBC New York that 30-year-old Gian Davis approached two men near Bloomfield Avenue at about 1:15 a.m. and asked for change. When the men said "no," he then asked to borrow a cell phone, grabbed it and tried to run off with it, sources said. One of the men lunged to get the phone back and Davis put him in a headlock, according to sources. Then, sources say the other man, a former...
  • Bill on Returning Stolen Firearms To Be Heard Monday(GA)

    02/04/2012 6:56:31 PM PST · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Atlanta Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 4 February, 2012 | Ed Stone
    The Senate Judiciary Committee is hearing a bill Monday that would require the police to return stolen firearms to their rightful owner once they are no longer needed for "evidentiary purposes." SB 350 would also require the police to auction off contraband firearms every six months rather than destroy them, and would prohibit agency employees from bidding on the firearms or profiting from their sale. Before auctioning any firearms, however, the police in custody of the weapon would be required to use their "best efforts" to locate the rightful owner. This bill appears to be a genuine effort to make...
  • Study: Guns Effective for Self Defense Against Criminals

    02/04/2012 6:24:35 AM PST · by marktwain · 19 replies
    Opposingviews ^ | 2 February, 2012 | Tim Lynch
    Today, Cato is releasing a new study, Tough Targets: When Criminals Face Armed Resistance from Citizens, by Clayton Cramer and David Burnett. The paper makes use of a news report-gathering project to explore in more detail how Americans use guns in self-defense. The paper makes many excellent points, but I’ll mention just three here. First, the average person tends to imagine that these self-defense situations involve criminals getting shot. Such cases do occur, but the overwhelming number of self-defense cases involve situations where the gun is never fired. The second point relates to the first. The average person usually does...
  • need advice on tracing a person...Deadbeats gypped mother

    02/03/2012 4:48:33 PM PST · by Charlespg · 30 replies
    02/03/12 | charlespg
    Do any freepers know of any reputable online background/trace checks
  • Why Do Concealed Carriers Carry Concealed?

    02/01/2012 9:57:31 AM PST · by marktwain · 64 replies ^ | 28 January, 2012 | John Elliott
    Over the last few years, calls for the right to carry firearms concealed have reached a crescendo. In step, politicians from both sides of the aisle have endorsed opinions on the subject and, with very few exceptions, these public servants tend to tailor their stances in line with those of their base of support. For those opposed to concealed carry, this often means pointing to numbers that make the argument gun-related deaths would be vastly diminished if we all were to simply disarm but what these interests tend to avoid are the powerful anecdotal cases where a legally armed citizen...
  • U.S. Police to Buy Izhmash Shotguns

    MOSCOW, January 31 (RIA Novosti) Tags: Saiga-12, AK-47, Izhmash, USA, Russia, Moscow Izhmash, the manufacturer of the legendary Kalashnikov AK-47, will supply Saiga-12 semi-automatic smoothbore shotguns to a number of police forces in the U.S., Izhmash reported on its web site on Tuesday. The contracts were signed at the Shot Show exhibition in Las Vegas on January 17-20. “The first Saiga-12 deliveries to U.S. law enforcement were already made in January 2012,” Izhmash General Director Maxim Kuzyuk said. At the exhibition, Izhmash also signed an agreement on exclusive imports to the U.S. market with Russian Weapon Company and an agreement...
  • Son, 15, admits killing his Oakland parents (Occupy kid?)

    01/30/2012 1:52:45 PM PST · by Navy Patriot · 38 replies
    Oakland Tribune ^ | January 30, 2012 | Harry Harris and Chris De Benedetti
    A 15-year-old boy has admitted to killing his parents and hiding their bodies underneath blankets in the family's car parked outside their Oakland home, police said Saturday. Police arrested the juvenile, whom this newspaper is not naming because he is a minor, on suspicion of murder after speaking to him earlier in the day. He told investigators he killed Robert Kamin, 54, and Susan Poff, 50 -- a longtime couple who recently moved into the neighborhood -- on Thursday and hid their bodies in the home, a police source said. Police are not releasing the cause of death until a...
  • Thugs attack cabbie, passenger

    IN A HORRIFIC assault in Center City on Saturday night, three teenagers who were spouting racial slurs pulled a man out of a cab to beat him. And when the cabdriver intervened to stop the assault, the teens turned their rage on him, police said yesterday. About 8:25 p.m., a cab was stopped at a red light at 15th and Chestnut streets when two 17-year-old boys and a 15-year-old boy approached and started calling the male passenger in the back seat racially derogatory names, police said. The boys then threw an unknown liquid at the cab before they opened the...
  • Romney's Financial Relationships with Health Care Organizations

    01/28/2012 10:03:02 AM PST · by reegs · 6 replies · 1+ views ^ | January 27, 2012 | Linda H
    Republican Former Massachusetts Governor Willard Mitt Romney and Bain Capital and Numerous Health Care Corporations Today's Wall Street Journal summarized the investments made by Bain Capital, a venture capital and private equity firm lead by Governor Romney, The Wall Street Journal, aiming for a comprehensive assessment, examined 77 businesses Bain invested in while Mr. Romney led the firm from its 1984 start until early 1999, to see how they fared during Bain's involvement and shortly afterward. Among the findings: 22% either filed for bankruptcy reorganization or closed their doors by the end of the eighth year after Bain first invested,...
  • Story from a Minnesota State Trooper

    01/27/2012 8:10:13 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 28 replies · 9+ views
  • Is Now The Time To Move Away From Major U.S. Cities?

    01/26/2012 4:44:50 PM PST · by blam · 288 replies
    The American Dream ^ | 1-26-2012 | Michael Snyder
    Is Now The Time To Move Away From Major U.S. Cities?January 26, 2011 As the U.S. economy falls apart and as the world becomes increasingly unstable, more Americans than ever are becoming "preppers". It is estimated that there are at least two million preppers in the United States today, but nobody really knows. The truth is that it is hard to take a poll because a lot of preppers simply do not talk about their preparations. Your neighbor could be storing up food in the garage or in an extra bedroom and you might never even know it. An increasing...
  • Why Do We Like These Clips? Maybe Because Most Of Us Regard Criminals As Slimeballs…

    01/26/2012 11:18:07 AM PST · by sussex · 4 replies
    The Aged ^ | 26/01/12 | The Aged P
    This suspicion that we have exorcised the fear of the law from the criminal mind with soft policing and a “caring” judiciary is often reinforced by the actions of the law when an ordinary citizen seeks to defend his or her property or physical safety when confronted by lawbreakers – hence the frisson of delight most of us have in movie scenes where the tables are turned on some criminal who expects his victim to be terrified into meek obedience when faced with the threat of violence by knife….