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  • Boston suburbs on lockdown amid terror search

    04/19/2013 3:44:21 AM PDT · by upchuck · 27 replies
    AP ^ | April 19, 2013, 6:05 am, et | MEGHAN BARR and KATIE ZEZIMA
    WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) - One of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing is dead after the killing of a university officer and a shootout with police, and a massive manhunt is underway for the other, authorities said early Friday. Police are locking down some neighborhoods in Boston and its western suburbs as they search for the remaining suspect: known as the man in the white hat from marathon surveillance footage. Authorities urged residents in Watertown, Newton, Waltham, Belmont, Cambridge and the Allston-Brighton neighborhoods of Boston to stay indoors. All mass transit was shut down and businesses were asked not...
  • Dennis Miller first show on now (listen live)

    03/26/2007 7:32:15 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 119 replies · 3,618+ views
    Dennis Miller show ^ | 3/26/07 | raccoonradio
    The show is streamcasting right now at and It starts today in many cities but many stations will air him on tape delay WIND Chicago KRLA L.A. starting next week the 93.7 in Dennis' home town of Pittsburgh will carry him "Isn't it ironic we're putting pork into a bill for funding a war on _Islam_"?
  • Clinton Operatives Behind Anti-Bush Ad Campaign

    07/10/2002 8:13:10 AM PDT · by Paul Atreides · 73 replies · 1,769+ views ^ | July 10, 2002 | Carl Limbacher
    Former Clinton political hitman James Carville, who recently touted New York Sen. Hillary Clinton for a 2008 presidential run, is reportedly behind an advertising campaign attacking President Bush for his 1990 sale of Harken Energy stock as well as his ties to the oil industry in general. American Family Voices, a group described by the New York Times as "secretive," has paid to run a 30-second commercial on cable news programs in Washington, D.C., and in New York through Thursday. The ad blasts President Bush as "sly like a fox" for talking down his dealings with Harken Energy, which Democrats...
  • Evidence scant on effectiveness of one-gun laws

    09/27/2006 11:07:42 PM PDT · by neverdem · 39 replies · 1,415+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | Sep. 27, 2006 | Larry Eichel
    INQUIRER SENIOR WRITER One-gun-a-month laws sound attractive to gun-control activists and draw broad public support in polls. But it's not clear that such statutes have had much impact on gun violence. A study published last year in the journal Injury Prevention found that the laws restricting purchases had had no measurable impact. The study was done by a team of doctors from the University of Washington, using data from 1979 to 1998. Another study, done in 2001 by the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, found evidence of a slight decrease in gun violence associated with Maryland's one-gun...
  • NYC Files Lawsuits Against Gun Shops

    05/15/2006 8:23:44 AM PDT · by neverdem · 124 replies · 2,814+ views
    1010 WINS ^ | 15 May 2006 | NA
    NEW YORK -- The Bloomberg administration today announced a federal lawsuit against 15 out-of-state gun shops where it said firearms are sold illegally, and in some cases, end up in the hands of New York City criminals. The city is suing gun dealers in Georgia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia that it says supply a significant portion of the guns that flow into New York. The suit asks the court to halt illegal sales and requests supervision and extra training for the dealers. It also seeks some damages and compensation. The lawsuit is being Monday in federal court in...

    05/10/2006 1:59:00 PM PDT · by robowombat · 47 replies · 1,890+ views
    The Public Interest via rbka ^ | Fall 1993 | Jeffrey R. Snyder
    A NATION OF COWARDS Jeffrey R. Snyder OUR SOCIETY has reached a pinnacle of self-expression and respect for individuality rare or unmatched in history. Our entire popular culture -- from fashion magazines to the cinema -- positively screams the matchless worth of the individual, and glories in eccentricity, nonconformity, independent judgment, and self-determination. This enthusiasm is reflected in the prevalent notion that helping someone entails increasing that person's "self-esteem"; that if a person properly values himself, he will naturally be a happy, productive, and, in some inexplicable fashion, responsible member of society. And yet, while people are encouraged to revel...
  • Stop the UN Gun Ban

    05/09/2006 5:46:53 PM PDT · by kerryusama04 · 136 replies · 3,104+ views ^ | 5/9/06 | Wayne La Pierre
    This 4th of July, while you and your family celebrate the 230th Anniversary of the founding of our great nation, there’s one party you won’t be invited to... ...And that’s the party that Kofi Annan is throwing at United Nations headquarters in New York — using your tax dollars — for nearly fifty dictatorships, six terrorist states, governments that endorse execution based on religious faith, and a multitude of other nations from around the globe. You see, this party isn’t to honor your freedoms -- but to conspire to take them away. That’s right. Over our 4th of July holiday,...
  • In Men, 'Trigger-Happy' May Be a Hormonal Impulse

    05/09/2006 3:17:18 AM PDT · by Pharmboy · 163 replies · 2,546+ views
    NY Times ^ | May 9, 2006 | BENEDICT CAREY
    Handling a gun stirs a hormonal reaction in men that primes them for aggression, new research suggests. Psychologists at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill., enrolled 30 male students in what they described as a taste study. The researchers took saliva samples from the students and measured testosterone levels. They then seated the young men, one at a time, at a table in a bare room; on the table were pieces of paper and either the board game Mouse Trap or a large handgun. Their instructions: take apart the game or the gun and write directions for assembly and disassembly. Fifteen...
  • Gun Control Group Plans to Challenge Protections for Gun Industry

    10/20/2005 6:11:41 AM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 13 replies · 762+ views ^ | 10 19 05 | Susan Jones - The House is expected to vote Wednesday on a bill that would restrict lawsuits against gun makers and gun sellers for the criminal misuse of their products. But even before the voting begins, a gun control group announced it would challenge the measure on constitutional grounds. The Senate passed the "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act" in July, and the House is expected to follow suit. The National Rifle Association says the bill will stop "meritless, reckless lawsuits" that are filed with the goal of bankrupting the gun industry. But lawyers at the Brady Center to Prevent...
  • Michigan debates deadly force legislation

    09/19/2005 10:03:57 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 17 replies · 684+ views ^ | 9 19 05 |
    Gun control advocates want to stop Michigan legislators from passing a law allowing people to use deadly force to defend themselves without fear of prosecution.The bills were introduced this month in Michigan. The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and the Million Mom March are calling lawmakers in an attempt to keep the bills from getting out of the House Judiciary Committee. The battle in Michigan over the so-called deadly force legislation is an important one for both sides. It could open the doors to similar laws across the country, a top priority for the National Rifle Association, or stop...
  • The VPC Has My Picture on Their Anti-Gun Website!

    08/03/2003 3:01:07 PM PDT · by Travis McGee · 278 replies · 803+ views
    Violence Prevention Center ^ | August 4, 2003 | Travis McGee
    Somebody on just tipped me off that the anti-second amendment group the Violence Policy Center has a picture of me on their webstite. How do you like that? Now what are the odd of THAT happening? I don't know whether I should be insulted or proud.Their picture of me:My picture of me:The page on the VPC website that shows this picture is about how semi-autos are still assault weapons, and may be even MORE deadly than full auto weapons because of the greater accuracy of aimed fire. The title of the page is: "Bullet Hoses: What Are Semiautomatic Assault...