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  • Parkland survivor Kyle Kashuv defies a blue youth tide

    05/21/2018 9:34:34 AM PDT · by rktman · 9 replies ^ | 5/21/2018 | Monica Showalter
    Not everyone from the Parkland school shooting is an activist for gun control. Kyle Kashuv, in fact, is adamant that the Second Amendment is not the problem; government failure is. He's defying a blue wave to get that word out. At an American Freedom Alliance conference on guns and school shooting yesterday in Los Angeles, Kashuv, the bright kid who defied the media "narrative" about gun control, came out in favor of the Second Amendment and has begun organizing for it, urging conservatives to fight the moves to grab guns and sway young voters in thrall to leftist blather as...
  • Countdown to a Civil War

    05/15/2018 9:30:42 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 19 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 5/15/18 | David Vincent Gilbert
    Two or more sides disagree on who runs the country. And they can’t settle the question through elections because they don’t even agree that elections are how you decide who’s in charge. That’s the basic issue here. Who decides who runs the country? When you hate each other but accept the election results, you have a country. When you stop accepting election results, you have a countdown to a civil war. The Mueller investigation is about removing President Trump from office and overturning the results of an election. We all know that. But it’s not the first time they’ve done...
  • Freep This Poll: "What Should Israel Do With Jihadistinians Crashing The Gaza Border?"

    05/13/2018 6:08:45 PM PDT · by BTerclinger · 57 replies
    Da Nooz ^ | 05/13/18 | J. B. Terclinger
    This is a screenshot of the poll:.I can't figure out how to embed the poll on FR so please go to this link to take the very brief poll. I will do my best to periodically post screenshots of the results page.
  • Senate would be prudent to leave internet freedom alone

    05/13/2018 3:36:58 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 3, 2018 | Deborah Collier
    It sounds benign and looks good on the outside, but net neutrality is as deceiving inside as the Trojan horse. If proponents of net neutrality achieve their objective of passing a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to overturn the 2017 Restoring Internet Freedom Order (RIFO), the result will not be a fair and open internet; it will be a restrictive, innovation-killing, government-run internet.Americans could end up like the Chinese and the Russians, with limited access to information that only the government wants them to see. There will not be free and open access to information. Internet service providers will be...
  • California takes another run at killing the gig economy

    05/03/2018 12:52:04 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Hot ^ | May 3, 2018 | JAZZ SHAW
    A new ruling from the California state supreme court may open the door for legislators in that state to once again try to wipe out the gig economy, including companies like Uber, Lyft and Airbnb. Previous, direct attempts to regulate such companies out of existence have failed so far, but this case deals with a tangentially related employment area. The court is ordering a change to how the state classifies independent contractors along with temporary employees. By allowing companies to classify certain workers as independent contractors, they don’t have to comply with minimum wage laws, pay overtime or conform to...
  • How Liberals Vote to Harm Their Own Interests

    04/29/2018 6:48:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | April 29, 2018 | Bruce Bialosky
    As a Jew I have always said that Jews are the only political interest group that constantly vote against their own self-interest. They aren’t the only ones. Many liberals talk about how invasive government harms them or their business interests, but then when they enter the voter’s booth they pull the lever for those who promulgate more invasive laws. Last summer, I went to visit someone who had started a new business. As I do wherever I go, I take reading with me because you never know what will happen and it eases any anxiety from waiting/wasting time. At the...
  • “Freedom Is Never More Than One Generation Away From Extinction”

    04/28/2018 7:50:17 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 3 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 4-28-18 | MOTUS
    Alan Dershowitz, renowned liberal lawyer, Harvard Law School Professor Emeritus and civil libertarian, is more qualified and credentialed than most to point out the hypocrisy of the left. Ever since they revealed themselves as “Get Trump At Any Cost” partisans he has been doing so with a vengeance as he sees their actions as extremely dangerous to civil liberty. His recent editorial contains a synopsis of the argument in his book, Trumped up! How Criminalizing Politics is Dangerous to Democracy. He explains how former civil libertarians are prepared to sacrifice civil liberties in the quest for their truth on the...
  • Broward leads state in seizing guns under 'red flag' law passed after Parkland school shooting

    04/28/2018 8:37:45 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 19 replies
    Shun Sentinel ^ | 4/26/18 | Rafael Olmeda
    Since the Parkland school shootings, police in Broward County have seized guns from private citizens more often than any county in Florida. As of Thursday, police had obtained 34 court orders under a new law that allows guns to be taken from people considered at risk of harming themselves or others.
  • Dumb Kids Against Freedom!

    04/12/2018 9:50:56 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/12/18 | Dave Merrick
    March for Our Lives, Vote for Our Lives Good news! According to a Denver Post article by Danika Worthington, “Young people across the nation have amplified calls to end gun violence ...” Of course this exalted movement has sprouted since the rotten kid in Florida took 17 lives in the gun-powered tantrum he threw at Broward County’s Parkland High School. She goes on to say that “Teens and twenty-somethings” have created yet another anti-gun group. This one is called, “Vote for Our Lives”. It’s a Colorado-based ‘sister organization’ to the “March for Our Lives” that has purportedly staged more than...
  • They led a national march. Now Parkland students return to a school they say 'feels like jail'

    04/02/2018 9:10:47 AM PDT · by C19fan · 83 replies
    CNN ^ | April 2, 2018 | Dakin Andone
    Students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School return to class Monday, their first day back since organizing one of the largest youth-led protests in US history. But these teenagers won't be returning to a normal high school experience. Instead, they'll be met with strict security measures which are intended to protect them from another mass shooting but have some students feeling as if they'll be learning in a prison. "Going to school is really so hard, and now it's going to be so much worse," said Isabelle Robinson, a senior. "A lot of the people I've talked to are dreading...
  • EPA poised to announce rejection of Obama vehicle fuel efficiency rules

    03/30/2018 6:03:33 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 33 replies
    Reuters ^ | March 29, 2018 | by David Shepardson
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is expected to use a Virginia car dealership on Tuesday as the setting to tout its rejection of the Obama administration’s landmark vehicle fuel efficiency rules, a move that could put automakers in the middle of a battle between the Trump administration and California. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt plans to sign a declaration by Sunday that the Obama administration’s vehicle efficiency rules for 2022 through 2025 are “not appropriate” and must be revised, Reuters reported last week. Pruitt is expected to speak at an event at a Chevrolet dealership in suburban Washington and will joined...
  • Hope for the Dead

    03/29/2018 3:19:28 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | March 29, 2018 | Judge Andrew Napolitano
    What is the connection between personal freedom and rising from the dead? When America was in its infancy and struggling to find a culture and frustrated at governance from Great Britain, the word most frequently uttered in speeches and pamphlets and editorials was not "safety" or "taxes" or "peace"; it was "freedom." Two acts of Parliament assaulted freedom and broke the bonds with the mother country irreparably. The first was the Stamp Act, which was enforced by British soldiers, who used general warrants issued by a secret court in London to rummage through the personal possessions of any colonists they...
  • Local Miami TV on Saturday morning is an hours long attack on Constitution, NRA

    03/24/2018 6:50:11 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 59 replies
    Every local Miami TV station is on the air today, amplifying the fight against the Second Amendment. The party atmosphere is palpable among reporters as they happily interview kids and politicians. Signs like "kill the NRA", etc. are there....and the media is gleeful.
  • USCIRF Strongly Condemns New Indictment Against Pastor Andrew Brunson, Including Possible Life Sent-

    03/14/2018 8:31:22 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil
    Pastor Andrew BrunsonPhoto Credit: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 13, 2018USCIRF Strongly Condemns New Indictment Against Pastor Andrew Brunson, Including Possible Life Sentence“USCIRF urges President Trump and others in the administration to redouble their ongoing efforts to secure Pastor Brunson’s release. No stone should be left unturned in our efforts on behalf of this unjustly imprisoned American. We call again for his immediate release and, if this is not forthcoming, for the administration and Congress to impose targeted sanctions against those involved in this miscarriage of justice,” said USCIRF Vice Chairs Sandra Jolley and Kristina Arriaga.The U.S. Commission on International...
  • Dick’s Employee Pens Epic Resignation Letter in Response to New Firearms Policies

    03/02/2018 3:25:57 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 25 replies
    ....Dick’s Sporting Goods made headlines with their decision to cut some guns from their catalog... Griffin McCullar, an employee, penned this resignation letter. “I am putting in my two weeks notice. I greatly apologize as my job here has been great; the staff is phenomenal and very easy to work with, the management is full of great people, and the pay is good. I do not have one bad thing to say about this store. However I cannot be the face of these new gun policies in affect. I find them morally and constitutionally wrong. I refuse to be part...
  • Board to consider gun-control ballot measures [Broward County Morons]

    02/27/2018 8:38:10 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | 2/20/18 | Larry Barszewski
    A Broward County board will consider defying the state and giving county voters a chance to regulate what guns are allowed in the county. The shooting deaths of 17 students and faculty members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School led the Charter Review Commission to call a special meeting Friday at the request of board member Cynthia Guerra, a former head of the county’s Republican Party. Cynthia
  • #BoycottNRA: Enterprise car rentals, Omaha bank sever gun lobby ties as boycott movement gains steam

    02/23/2018 7:40:01 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 79 replies
    Washington compost ^ | 2/23/18 | Fred Barbash
    Two major companies, Enterprise Holdings Inc. and First National Bank of Omaha ended co-branding partnerships with the National Rifle Association Thursday as a #BoycottNRA social media movement picked up steam. Enterprise is the parent company of three car-rental brands: Enterprise, Alamo and National. The arrangement offered discounts to NRA members.
  • Why Steemit Is The Platform Of The People And The Answer To Censorship

    02/19/2018 10:34:15 PM PST · by vannrox · 25 replies
    Disobedient Media ^ | February 5, 2018 | Elizabeth Vos
    I am no expert in crypto-currency, and I am brand new on Steemit. Though I’m still in the beginning stages of learning the ropes of a platform based on cryptocurrency, like Steemit, I want to bring the platform to the attention of as many people as possible for a few specific reasons.First, as Disobedient Media previously reported, social media giants including Facebook and Twitter have heavily censored political content and independent media over the course of the last year. Youtube, and its owner, mega-company Google, have likewise strangled the reach of independent news sources and commentary.Youtube has severely demonetized...
  • The 2nd ammendment is useless...

    02/19/2018 12:16:40 PM PST · by right way right · 24 replies
    myself | rightwayright
    Unless we use it.
  • Is The Second Amendment Worth Dying For?

    02/19/2018 6:53:53 AM PST · by Sopater · 93 replies
    The Federalist ^ | February 19, 2018 | John Daniel Davidson
    In November 2007, the novelist David Foster Wallace wrote a short essay for a special edition of The Atlantic on “The American Idea.” Writing about 9/11 and all that came after, Wallace proposed what some might consider a monstrous thought experiment: Are some things still worth dying for? Is the American idea one such thing? Are you up for a thought experiment? What if we chose to regard the 2,973 innocents killed in the atrocities of 9/11 not as victims but as democratic martyrs, ‘sacrifices on the altar of freedom’? In other words, what if we decided that a certain...