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  • Baltimore Burning - Extended Edition - Live Thread (40 Minutes to Curfew)

    04/28/2015 6:21:17 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 415 replies
    Various | 4-28-2015 | TCRLAF
    Darkness is falling, and reports are that the crowds are getting larger and more tense. Scattered reports of limited looting, so far. Resources: Baltimore City Police Special Event Scanner: WBAL: RT Live Protest Feed: VICE News Live Feed: Twitter: Baltimore Dispatch just gave the 40 minute warning. Sounds like they are really serious about enforcing a FULL curfew.
  • FL: 2A Rights During Emergency Bill goes to Governor Scott

    04/11/2015 4:22:45 AM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 11 April, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Florida second amendment supporters have been attempting to push a gun law reform that eliminate the current requirement that most gun owners leave their firearms at home during mandatory evacuations, potentially making them vulnerable to looters.   From the bill, SB 290: (2) Except as provided in subsection (3), a person who is 22 not licensed under s. 790.06 and who carries a concealed firearm 23 on or about his or her person commits a felony of the third 24 degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 25 775.084. 26 (3) This section does not apply to:...
  • Firefighters Account of East Village Blast: Oh Man, Its a Big One

    03/27/2015 2:59:53 PM PDT · by proxy_user · 7 replies
    The New York Times ^ | March 27, 2015 | AL BAKER and MARC SANTORA
    Firefighter Mike Shepherd, 47, of Squad 41 in the Bronx, is a third-generation New York City firefighter, following in the path of his grandfather and great-grandfather. When there was an explosion at a building in the East Village on Thursday, he raced to the scene. This is his account. “I was having lunch at a restaurant around the corner, on Seventh Street,” Firefighter Shepherd said. He was alone and off-duty. “There was a couple. They were taking a photo. I went out and I said, ‘Would you like me to take a photo of the two of you?’ They said...
  • Indiana Gov. Declares Public Health Emergency Over HIV Spike

    03/25/2015 4:49:55 PM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 18 replies ^ | 03/25/2015 | Gillian Mohney
    The governor of Indiana has declared a public health disaster emergency after a spike of HIV cases in southern Indiana has alarmed health officials. Gov. Mike Pence made the declaration for Scott County after 71 confirmed and seven preliminary positive cases of HIV were found in the southeast region of the state. While nationwide HIV is primarily spread through sexual intercourse, this outbreak has been fueled by intravenous drug use, according to the Indiana Health Department. "I am deeply troubled by this outbreak, and stopping it is a top priority for our department," State Health Commissioner Dr. Jerome Adams said...
  • Obama refuses to renew 40-year-old emergency oil supply pact with Israel

    03/16/2015 5:31:14 PM PDT · by Nachum · 81 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | 3/15/15
    Anyone who still believes Obama is not an antisemite is either antisemitic himself or has eaten an overabundance of mushrooms. US fails to renew emergency oil supply pact with Israel,, March 16, 2015 The agreement guaranteeing Israels oil supplies in wartime was first signed in 1975. The US has not renewed a historic agreement under which it guaranteed a supply of oil to Israel in emergencies, that is, instances in which Israel might be cut off from its regular commercial sources of oil because of war or closure of sea lanes. The agreement expired in November 2014, and since...
  • FL: SB 290 Re-Introduced to Reform Florida Gun Law During Emergencies

    01/13/2015 4:11:24 AM PST · by marktwain · 16 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 10 January, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Florida State Senator Bandes aims to restore a portion of second amendment rights in the state.   A quirk in the State law prevents people from taking their firearms with them during emergencies, including mandated emergency evacuations.  Here is the stated purpose of SB 290.From 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to carrying a concealed weapon or a 3 concealed firearm; amending s. 790.01, F.S.; providing 4 an exemption from criminal penalties for carrying a 5 concealed weapon or a concealed firearm when 6 evacuating pursuant to a mandatory evacuation order 7 during a declared...
  • Dallas might seek emergency declaration

    10/15/2014 5:55:19 PM PDT · by knak · 35 replies
    the hill ^ | 10/15/14 | sarah ferris
    Dallas County officials are considering asking Gov. Rick Perry (R) to declare a state of emergency for an area that has reported three cases of Ebola. The county commissioners will meet Thursday afternoon to weigh the option, the Dallas Morning News reported late Wednesday. A state of emergency would activate "appropriate recovery and rehabilitation aspects of all applicable local or interjurisdictional emergency management plans," according to state law. It would also authorize emergency aid and assistance. Governors typically declare a state of emergency after a natural disaster. Perry said Wednesday that he is in daily contact with state health leaders...
  • OH:Criminals, Emergency Rooms, and Survival

    09/20/2014 5:28:37 AM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 16 September, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    When a person suffers severe trauma, minutes become precious. Prompt medical treatment means the difference between losing a limb or keeping it, between full brain function and life confined to a wheel chair, between life and death. I recently wrote about the percentage of people who are shot who survive. One of the most important factors in survival is whether a person shot arrives at a medical treatment facility with a pulse and blood pressure. If they do, chances of survival jump to about 95%. In this example of a shooting of an intruder in Prairie Township, Ohio, the...
  • Presidential Proclamation -- National Preparedness Month, 2014 (original document)

    08/31/2014 11:37:30 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 28 replies ^ | August 29, 2014 | President Zero Hussein Obama
    NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS MONTH, 2014 - - - - - - - BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION In times of emergency, our Nation pulls together --neighbors support each other, communities react with compassion, and afterward, our country emerges stronger and more resilient. But before emergencies occur, we must make sure we are ready to respond, and it is every American's responsibility to be prepared. There are simple but important steps we can all take to ensure we know what to do and have what we need in the event of a crisis. National Preparedness Month...
  • More Than Half Of All Americans Cant Come Up With $400 In Emergency Cash Unless They Borrow

    08/26/2014 3:51:12 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 88 replies
    Personal Liberty Digest ^ | August 11, 2014 | Ben Bullard
    Count yourself fortunate, or something, if youre among the 48 percent of Americans who can cough up a spare $400 in emergency cash without having to beg, borrow or steal. According to a Federal Reserve report on American households economic well-being in 2013, fewer than half of all Americans said theyd be able to come up with four Benjamins on short notice to deal with an unexpected expense. The report, released last week by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, indicates a disparity between how Americans view their financial situation and the reality of where their finances actually...
  • Nigeria Declares State Of Emergency/ Study Finds W. African Ebola Virus Is Undetected New Strain

    08/08/2014 11:12:09 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 50 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | 8-8-2014 | Durden
    Following the WHO's warnings, (the ironically named) Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has declared a "state of emergency" over the Ebola outbreak that is rapidly escalating in his nation. This comes on the heels of a US medical journal study that finds, as Reuters reports, the Ebola virus that is ravagaing West Africa was not imported from Central Africa but caused by a "new strain" of the disease - raising the specter of further regional epidemics. Ebola is endemic to Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, South Sudan and Gabon, and scientists initially believed that Central Africa's Zaire strain of the virus...
  • State of emergency declared for NW Ohio counties over water contamination

    08/02/2014 2:13:59 PM PDT · by EBH · 111 replies
    Fox8News ^ | 8/2/2014 | Shannon Carney
    <p>Gov. John Kasich says water will be flowing into the Toledo area from all corners of Ohio to help the 400,000 people who are being warned not to drink the citys water.</p> <p>Toledos mayor says water is coming from Akron, Cincinnati and even a prison near Columbus.</p>
  • Police: Do Not Call Us if Facebook Is Down (911 Inundated; FEMA Needed)

    08/01/2014 2:13:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 67 replies
    WFSB ^ | Aug 01, 2014 | Rob Polansky
    An officer from Los Angeles County took to Twitter on Friday when Facebook users called for help to report that the social media website was down. Sgt. Burton Brink, the public information officer in La Crescenta, CA, posted a Tweet reminding people about the reasons for calling them for help. "#Facebook is not a Law Enforcement issue, please don't call us about it being down, we don't know when FB will be back up!" he wrote. Users who tried to get on Facebook around noon EST were greeted with an apology. "Sorry, something went wrong. We're working on getting this...
  • Massive emergency drill in New York City

    08/01/2014 1:47:17 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 34 replies
    MFoxNY ^ | 8-1-14My | LUKE FUNK
    NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) - The New York City Department of Health conducted a massive emergency preparedness drill at 30 facilities across the city on Friday. They tested the delivery of emergency medications in the event of a biological attack, such as anthrax, or other large-scale public health emergency in the city. The majority of the deliveries will take place to public school buildings. It's the largest surprise drill in the city's history. The drill was scheduled to take place from approximately 6:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The majority of participants were given no notice to better test and simulate a...
  • Emergency Alert

    07/30/2014 11:03:08 PM PDT · by gura · 27 replies
    Anyone else just get an odd Emergency Alert that stopped halfway through?
  • Emergency Managers Are Concerned About Bad Weather and Illegal Immigrants

    07/28/2014 6:29:19 PM PDT · by magna carta · 8 replies ^ | July 28,2014 |
    MCALLEN - Rio Grande Valley Emergency Management officials are concerned that the large amount of people here illegally may pose a dangerous situation in the event severe weather like a hurricane threatens the Valley. People who cross the border illegally have long been part of conversation in law enforcement circles. But now, emergency managers in McAllen have questions of their own, in the event of a hurricane. "You have extra sheltering areas and detention centers right here," said Barry Goldsmith, Brownsville National Weather Service Coordinator. "And are they able to withstand the wind, are they able to withstand flood waters...
  • Our veterans deserve better than VAs corrosive culture'

    07/25/2014 11:53:20 AM PDT · by April29 · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 25, 2014 | Boustany
    Lewis-Payton admitted VISN 16 must work on trust issues with veterans and providers. Some of these individuals accuse VISN 16 of systematically gaming medical-record filing deadlines and leaving veterans with massive debts. When providers sent required medical records by certified mail, VA employees shredded them without explanation, insisting they were incomplete after the 90 day filing deadline had expired. As a result of this practice, one Louisiana veteran owes more than $22,000 and is being pursued by a collection agency. Lewis-Payton has not replied to questions about this case. In other cases, VISN 16 reportedly cited absurd reasons for leaving...
  • New emergency alert system will giveObama the power to flip a switch andaddress the entire

    07/15/2014 1:54:25 PM PDT · by Nachum · 63 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/15/14 | David Martosko
    The Obama administration quietly announced on Tuesday that it intends to change the way Americans learn about natural disasters and other major emergencies during radio and TV broadcasts, giving the president the ability to flip a switch and address the entire nation at once. The Emergency Alert System, the latest version of a program first established in 1951, blasts out emergency messages in the event of local weather emergencies, but can also be used to warn Americans about terror attacks and major natural disasters. [Snip] It can take up to 10 minutes for every radio, TV, cable and satellite provider...
  • Despite Obamacare's Expanded Coverage, More Patients Going to the ER

    07/05/2014 9:04:24 AM PDT · by xzins · 45 replies
    CNS ^ | July 2, 2014 | Barbara Hollingsworth
    ( Despite expanded health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more people are going to hospital emergency rooms (ER) for treatment because they cant get an appointment with a primary care physician, according to the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). Nearly half of emergency physicians responding to a poll are already seeing a rise in emergency visits since January 1 when expanded coverage under ACA began to take effect, according to ACEP, which gives overall emergency care in the U.S. a dismal D+ grade. In addition, 86 percent expect emergency visits to increase over the next...
  • Spread of Polio is 'World health emergency' as disease spreads through Asia, Africa and Middle East

    05/05/2014 5:03:54 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 44 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 09:46 EST, 5 May 2014 | By Leon Watson
    "The spread of polio around the world has become so serious it is now an international public health emergency, the World Health Organization warned today. The agency said the problem could grow in the next few months and unravel the nearly three-decade effort to eradicate the crippling disease. It described current polio outbreaks in Asia, Africa and the Middle East as an 'extraordinary event' that required a coordinated international response. It was the first-ever international alert on polio. 'Until it is eradicated, polio will continue to spread internationally, find and paralyze susceptible kids,' Dr Bruce Aylward, who leads WHO's polio...
  • EMS Worker Tells Mom Were Agents of the State During Home Inspection

    05/01/2014 5:47:20 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 9 replies ^ | May 1, 2014 | staff
    After a concerned mother called 911 fearing her son was choking, an EMS worker proceeded to conduct an inspection of her house on the premise that she homeschooled, telling the woman were agents of the state. The moment your child is complaining that his stomach hurts, then points to his chest instead, and his face is turning red and hes coughing, so you call 911. Except, when EMS gets there they laugh at you and tell you if its asthma he wont be complaining about abdominal pain (except hes NOT because hes POINTING TO HIS CHEST!!!) Then the other asks,...
  • Florida Critical Alert: Sheriffs Still Attacking Second Amendment Rights

    04/29/2014 10:13:24 AM PDT · by marktwain · 17 replies
    NRAILA ^ | 28 April, 2014 | Marion Hammer
    On Wednesday, April 30, 2014, SB-296 by Senator Jeff Brandes will be heard on the Senate Floor. The Senate needs to substitute the House bill, HB-209 and pass it without amendments. SB-296 Mandatory Evacuation is the Senate version of HB-209 that has been under constant attack by the Florida Sheriffs Association and continues to be under attack in the Senate. The bill was under attack in Senate Community Affairs Committee and Senator Darren Soto (D-Kissimmee) succeeded in passing an amendment for the Florida Sheriffs Association to strip out essential language. SB-296 Firearms/Mandatory Evacuations is a bill to allow law-abiding citizens...
  • Report: Ebola Suspected In Europe: Broken Through All Containment Efforts

    04/20/2014 1:38:13 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 135 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 4/20/14
    Though officials at the World Health Organization are feverishly working to stop the spread of the Ebola virus in what is now seven African nations, their efforts may be for naught. In Guinea, a hot spot for the deadly contagion, government health officials have said that the outbreak is nearly under control. Yet, Reuters reports that the government planned to stop publicly releasing the death toll to avoid causing unnecessary panic. But panic may be in order. Despite the best efforts of emergency health workers it appears that virus may have crossed out of Africa into Europe.
  • FL:Bill to Allow Citizens Guns in Emergencies Passes Senate Committee

    04/11/2014 6:14:47 AM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 10 April, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Photograph_by_Jocelyn_Augustino_taken_on_09-18-2004_in_Florida.jpg/800px-FEMA_-_11135_ SB 296, the Florida bill that would remove restrictions on citizens carry of guns during an emergency, passed the Senate Community Affairs Committee on the 8th of April. The bill reflects the philosophy of the second amendment, that guns in the hands of citizens enhance public safety. Currently, the rights of Florida residents to carry arms are significantly restricted. The open carry of weapons is restricted to certain activities, such as hunting, target shooting, fishing, and on a persons private property. Concealed carry of weapons is restricted to people who have some training and who pay the fee...
  • NE: Bill to Prevent Ban on Gun Transport During Emergencies

    04/03/2014 5:09:15 AM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 2 April, 2013 | Dean Weingarten
    Current Nebraska law grants broad powers to the governors, allowing them to ban the sale or transport of firearms during declared emergencies. Police and other government agents confiscated thousands of guns in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana. Some troops refused to confiscate guns. A current scandal in Canada involves the Royal Canadian Mounted Police breaking down doors to confiscate firearms in High River Canada after they had cordoned off the town during a flood. To prevent future confiscations, second amendment supporters, including the NRA, pushed for legislative guarantees that such abuses would not occur again. Over two...
  • FL: Military Lawyer Misspoke on Concealed Carry Reform

    04/02/2014 10:46:15 AM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 1 April, 2014 | Dean Weingarten
    Photograph by Jocely Augustino taken 9-18-2004 One of the last times people would want to be disarmed is during a widespread emergency, where responders are spread thinly and people may be forced to move from the safety of their home and neighborhood. In order to protect second amendment rights during emergencies, a bill is in the Florida legislature to prevent firearms from being confiscated from people who are not committing any crimes. Such legislation has been passed in numerous other states. It became popular after police and other government forces illegally confiscated numerous firearms in the chaos after Hurricane...
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  • Thailand declares state of emergency in Bangkok

    01/21/2014 5:42:38 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 12 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | Jan 21, 2014 | Flora Bagenal
    Thai authorities declared a 60-day state of emergency in Bangkok that will begin Wednesday. It comes amid growing discontent among pro-government farmers.
  • "Campus emergency" reported at CCSU in New Britain

    11/04/2013 9:35:47 AM PST · by Biggirl · 68 replies ^ | November 4,2013v | Joseph Wenzel IV
    NEW BRITAIN, CT (WFSB) -Students are being advised to stay indoors and stay away from windows because of a "campus emergency" Monday afternoon.
  • Detroit emergency manager says 'cram down' a possibility in bankruptcy case

    10/29/2013 4:20:25 PM PDT · by Libloather · 23 replies
    NBC News ^ | 10/29/13 | Joseph Lichterman
    Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr said Tuesday he could force a legally binding settlement on the city's creditors if they were unwilling to accept a proposed restructuring plan in bankruptcy court. The "cram down" provision of federal bankruptcy law allows a judge to approve a plan of restructuring over the objections of creditors, so long as at least one impaired class of creditors votes to confirm it.
  • St. Tammany Parish ceases its emergency operations for Karen (stand down - top gusts - 40mph)

    10/06/2013 6:43:13 AM PDT · by Libloather · 8 replies
    Bayou Buzz ^ | 10/06/13
    **SNIP** "Due to the downgrade of Tropical Storm Karen to a tropical depression, and the discontinuation of all watches and warnings for St. Tammany Parish, the parish Emergency Operations Center will stand down. The parish's EOC staff and our partner agencies have ceased operations and they, along with the parish president, would like to thank the citizens of St. Tammany Parish for their cooperation during this event."
  • The Spoil of Mariners (a good reason to store Vitamin C for emergencies)

    10/01/2013 9:24:28 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 62 replies
    Lapham's Quarterly ^ | 18SEP2013 | Colin Dickey
    -snip- In reality, Smeerenburg was usually abandoned at the end of each season, though by the 1630s, years of vicious competition led Dutch whalers to try something novel: leave a crew of volunteers to overwinter at Smeerenburg, both to be on hand to protect more expensive equipment that could be left behind, and in order to get the whaling station up and running as soon as possible the following spring. And so in 1632 seven men were left in Smeerenburg to wait out the winter. It did not go well. The Dutch volunteers quickly succumbed to the polar night disease,...
  • AUDIO: 911 Operator Laughs When Man Reports Girlfriend on Fire

    10/01/2013 12:10:46 PM PDT · by Morgana · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Jon David Kahn
    TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - After a freak accident on the way to Chiva Falls left Lalo Delgado's car and girlfriend on fire, he called 911 for help but was shocked by the unprofessional manner in which the call was handled. "Her initial reaction was laugh and giggle in the background," said Delgado. "It was very disturbing." Here's the transcript: 911: 911 what is your emergency? Caller: My car just kinda caught on fire, my girlfriend caught on fire. 911: Is your girlfriend still on fire? Caller: No. 911: No? (laughter in background) 911: Ok. (chuckles) Umm... Is your vehicle still on...
  • L.A. Mayor Declares State of Emergency As Movie, TV Production Flees Hollywood

    08/26/2013 6:26:34 PM PDT · by Nachum · 57 replies
    Variety ^ | 8/26/13 | Ted Johnson
    Los Angeles new mayor has vowed to help stanch the flow of film and TV production jobs out of Hollywood, starting with the appointment of a film czar at City Hall. But to make a real difference, Eric Garcetti needs to convince skeptical state pols to combat the lure of rich tax incentives from outside California. Two days after this years Oscars, Hollywoods councilman Eric Garcetti, then running for mayor of Los Angeles, staged a media event at Sunset Gower Studios. Only a smattering of reporters and photographers showed up, perhaps because the gathering was to address runaway production, a...
  • Emergency officials urge residents to monitor TS [Tropical Storm] Flossie

    07/26/2013 8:19:10 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 3 replies
    Hawaii News Now ^ | Friday, July 26, 2013 | KGMB and KHNL
    The Department of Emergency Management advises residents to follow the progress of Tropical Storm Flossie as it approaches Hawaii. The National Weather Service Central Pacific Hurricane Center in Honolulu advised the Department of Emergency Management this afternoon that on its present track Tropical Storm Flossie may bring strong winds and torrential rains and possible flooding early next week. Tropical Storm Flossie is anticipated to cross the 140 longitude and into Hawaiian Waters around noon Saturday. Posted: Jul 26, 2013 4:41 PM HST Updated: Jul 26, 2013 4:41 PM HST
  • Detroit Emergency Manger to meet with creditors (Uh, oh. Chapter 9 bankruptcy?)

    06/09/2013 5:29:16 PM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    WHTC ^ | 6/07/13
    **SNIP** The meeting, scheduled to be held at Detroit Metro Airport, is expected to include up to 150 bondholders, union leaders and pension fund representatives. The talks come amid growing speculation that the city could be headed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy.
  • Tornado touches down west of Oklahoma City (Injuries being reported)

    05/31/2013 5:46:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 53 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 31, 2013
    <p>DEVELOPING: A massive tornado has touched down west of Oklahoma City where it has done damage and it is headed toward Oklahoma City.</p> <p>The National Weather Service has issued a tornado emergency for the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Weather service forecaster Daryl Williams says the emergency issued Friday evening includes Oklahoma City and some suburbs.</p>
  • Police Called After Woman Sees Kittens Having Sex in Her Yard (Wisconsin Rapids, WI)

    04/28/2013 3:51:47 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 74 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | Fri, Apr 26, 2013 | Eric Pfeiffer
    Police called after woman sees kittens having sex in her yard Sure, cats arent for everyone. But we cant remember the last time someone called the police to complain about a pair of kittens. But thats exactly what happened in Wisconsin on Thursday when a woman called police after she reportedly witnessed two kittens having sex in her front yard. As ridiculous as that sounds, its not the only recent time someone has called 911 to report on a cat. Back in February, a Washington State man called 911 to report on a stray cat that had wandered into his...
  • OPINION: Emergency Manager Wont Work In Detroit, Hasnt Worked Elsewhere

    03/02/2013 11:24:38 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 109 replies
    CBS -Detroit ^ | Eric Thomas
    It could come Friday, when a cadre of officials makes the announcement from Lansing. It will start, regardless of whether the voters rejected it or not. It will start, and the only evidence we have to predict the outcome bodes very badly. An already tenuous situation could become worse, beyond the imagination of anyone involved.
  • BOC removes firearms from ordinance list

    02/07/2013 6:05:31 AM PST · by marktwain · 5 replies ^ | 6 February, 2013 | Winston Jones
    An amendment to remove a reference to firearms from Carroll Countys disaster and emergency ordinance was passed by the Board of Commissioners Tuesday without discussion. The decision to change the ordinance was made to avoid conflicting with Second Amendment issues raised by a Georgia gun rights organization. The action eliminates the word firearms from a list of items whose sales could be suspended in case of a local disaster declared by the county commission chairman. The wording was questioned in a Jan. 18 letter, hand-delivered to commission Chairman Marty Smith, by James Camp of Temple, representing Read more: Douglas...
  • Morsi Declares State of Emergency in Three Cities [Egypt]

    01/27/2013 2:18:12 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 39 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 27/1/13 | Staff
    Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi declared a 30-day state of emergency, Sunday night, in the cities of Port Said, Suez and Ismailiya, in response to violent anti-government demonstrations around the country. The state of emergency includes a curfew... Morsi said, "The attacks we have been seeing for the last few days are unacceptable actions against Egypt and the revolution, and I will fight the attackers with utmost power and determination."
  • Obama, the Constitution and a Permanent State of Emergency

    01/14/2013 3:36:05 PM PST · by Katechon · 16 replies
    January 14 | Katechon
    Obama's EXECUTIVE ORDERS against guns are coming our way. The Obama rgime is declaring a war on The Gun, and they want this war to be PERMANENT. They want the exception to become the norm. Forever. Thats why a hot war is inevitable. Article 1 of the Constitution establishes that "the Privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended, UNLESS when in Cases of Rebellion or Invasion the public Safety may require it" -- but it does not specify which authority has the jurisdiction to decide on the exceptional suspension of the Constitution. Another passage of Article...
  • Al Gore Warns of 'Planetary Emergency' Again

    11/21/2012 2:13:45 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 33 replies
    Al Gore Warns of 'Planetary Emergency' Again by Wynton Hall 21 Nov 2012, 1:09 PM PDT In a recent interview, former Vice President Al Gore sounded the alarm of an impending "planetary emergency" if the Keystone Pipeline gets approved or if plans for Northwest coal export terminals proceed. "We have a planetary emergency," said Mr. Gore. "I know it drives some people nuts when I say that, but dammit, thats what we face." This is not the first time Mr. Gore has declared the human race to be facing a "planetary emergency": he's made the exact same claim in 2005,...
  • Victories for gun owners(OK)

    11/01/2012 8:40:51 AM PDT · by marktwain · 10 replies ^ | 1 November, 2012 | NA
    NORMAN Dont look for too many Norman residents openly carrying firearms today. There may be a few, but other states that have enacted open carry statutes say the novelty soon wears off. The statue goes into effect today, allowing an estimated 141,000 Oklahomans with a license to carry a concealed weapon to openly display them in a holster or belt. Norman police explained their procedures to a packed house Monday at city hall.
  • Experts: Team Obama Should Root for Hurricane Sandy to Interrupt Election

    10/25/2012 10:40:41 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 78 replies
    US News ^ | Oct 25, 2012 | Jason Koebler
    It's been called "snowicane" and "worse than the perfect storm," and it could knock out power in the mid-Atlantic through Election Day. Hurricane Sandy hasn't even made it past the Bahamas yet, but Sandy, or any natural disaster around Election Day, could wreak extreme havoc on the election, experts say. [PHOTOS: Hurricane Sandy Threatens Caribbean] Political scientists have long studied the effects of rain and inclement weather on voter turnout and, not surprisingly, have found many people would rather stay at home than brave the weather. But more extreme storms or natural disasters that affect an entire state or region...
  • Obama Quietly Extends National Emergency Declaration, 11 Years After 9/11 Attacks

    10/10/2012 1:59:04 PM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    cns news ^ | 10/10/12 | Matt Cover
    ( Eleven years later, President Obama has quietly extended the national emergency declaration first issued by former President George W. Bush after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on New York City and the Pentagon. The declaration, which has to be reissued each year, invokes several war-time powers that give the president greater control of the military. Obama cited the continuing threat of a terrorist attack in justifying his decision to continue the now 11-year national emergency. The terrorist threat that led to the declaration on September 14, 2001, of a national emergency continues. For this reason, I have...
  • Emergency Survival Supplies To Buy Used

    10/08/2012 4:10:08 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 44 replies
    Personal Liberty Digest ^ | 10/08/2012 | Peggy Layton
    There are all kinds of places to get survival items such as Goodwill Industries, Deseret Industries, thrift shops, estate sales, yard sales, garage sales, fundraisers, pawn shops, flea markets, moving sales and Internet sites such as Craigslist,, eBay and Amazon. Every Saturday during the good-weather months, I sneak off in the mornings to see what I can find at the local yard sales. I am always on the lookout for things like camping equipment, sleeping bags, wool blankets, backpacks and medical supplies. I am also stockpiling emergency supplies, canning supplies, medical supplies, lighting, garden tools, hand tools, fishing equipment,...
  • Emergency Prayer Requested

    09/27/2012 7:47:39 PM PDT · by caldera599 · 76 replies
    I have been out of work for nearly six months and have had nearly all my job applications rejected. I have student loans due, seemingly no prospects and I don't know what to do. Please pray hard for me that I may find employment soon.
  • Have the nitwits claimed this Lady Rmoney airplane emergency was faked yet?

    09/21/2012 9:24:51 PM PDT · by West Texas Chuck · 23 replies
    Too lazy to try and figure out if I can post article from the site I read this on, but it has prolly already happened that this is claimed to be fake. The libturds will claim this was all faked to make Mitt and the Missus have the photo op showed on Drudge.
  • Ann Romney's plane makes emergency landing in Denver

    09/21/2012 2:09:40 PM PDT · by GOPinCa · 24 replies
    KDVR ^ | 9/21/12
    DENVER The campaign plane carrying Ann Romney, the wife of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, made an emergency landing in Denver around 2:25 Friday afternoon, the campaign reported via Twitter. Andrea Saul, the campaigns press secretary, tweeted: .@AnnDRomney plane makes emergency landing in CO. All okay. Thank goodness. Another tweet from the campaigns Ryan Williams described the plane as filled with smoke.