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  • Baltimore OKs ban of replica guns (to fight crime).

    11/16/2016 8:34:25 AM PST · by carriage_hill · 40 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | November 14, 2016 | Luke Broadwater and Yvonne Wenger
    The Baltimore City Council gave preliminary approval Monday to a citywide ban on toy guns that look like working handguns and rifles. Council members introduced the legislation after a 14-year-old East Baltimore boy holding a BB gun was shot by a city police detective in April. City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young said replica guns are contributing to violence on Baltimore's streets. He said people are using the fake weapons in robberies, and children who carry them are put in harm's way.
  • The Israelis have spoken - Putin is their person of the year for 2015

    01/01/2016 8:57:45 AM PST · by Zenjitsuman · 164 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 1/1/2016 | Gil Hoffman
    <p>Putin is Israelis’ person of the year, according to a Panels Research poll taken for The Jerusalem Post and its Hebrew sister publication Ma’ariv Sof Hashavua.</p>
  • Student Union Pushes to Ban Word "Idiot" in Order to Fight "Ableism"

    03/13/2015 2:24:11 PM PDT · by rightistight · 39 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 3/13/15 | Aurelius
    The University of Toronto Mississauga Students Union (UTMSU) is pushing to have people never use the word "idiot" because, according to them, it promotes "ableism." According to "," ableism "are the practices and dominant attitudes in society that devalue and limit the potential of persons with disabilities." UTMSU believes that the word "idiot," even if you are calling yourself that, promotes ableism. They feel so strongly that they are now putting up posters around campus to get the word out:
  • #AllLivesMatter? Not So Much

    01/03/2015 4:46:57 AM PST · by rktman · 2 replies ^ | 1/3/2015 | John Nantz
    All lives don't really matter. Just ask a Hollywood starlet like Gwyneth Paltrow. She'll quickly remind you of your insignificance. She once quipped, "I am who I am. I can't pretend to be someone who makes $25,000 a year." And, please, dont mistake Michelle Obama for a commoner. For her, it's an act of patent racism to fail to recognize her golden nimbus, to force her descent from Olympian divinity by asking her to grab a box of detergent form the top shelf. Or, consider the Left's newest saint in the diabolical pantheon of race, Michael Brown. The Left has...
  • Man Dies in Police Raid on Wrong House

    09/25/2012 9:04:13 AM PDT · by AAABEST · 111 replies
    ABC News ^ | September 25, 2012 | Vicki Brown
    A 61-year-old man was shot to death by police while his wife was handcuffed in another room during a drug raid on the wrong house. Police admitted their mistake, saying faulty information from a drug informant contributed to the death of John Adams Wednesday night. They intended to raid the home next door. [snip] The two officers, 25-year-old Kyle Shedran and 24-year-old Greg Day, were placed on administrative leave with pay. We did the best surveillance we could do, and a mistake was made, Lebanon Police Chief Billy Weeks said. Its a very severe mistake, a costly mistake. It makes...
  • Most Favor Stricter Regulation of Coal Plant Emissions But Recognize Energy Will Cost More

    04/18/2012 2:12:59 PM PDT · by Skeez · 19 replies ^ | Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    The Obama administration has proposed tighter restrictions on carbon dioxide emissions which critics believe will discourage construction of new coal power plants. Several states that rely heavily on the coal industry are challenging the new rules, but a majority of voters nationwide favor them. Most recognize, however, that the new rules will drive up energy costs. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely U.S. Voters shows that 53% favor new environmental regulations that place stricter limits on carbon dioxide emissions from new power plants. Twenty-nine percent (29%) oppose the new regulations, and 18% are not sure about them.
  • Cops: Man died from party game gone wrong

    01/08/2011 6:10:48 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 30 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | January 8, 2011 | Brian Stanley
    Two people are facing criminal charges after a party game gone wrong ended in a mans death. Authorities said Jimmy Mounts, 27, of Romeoville, was at a garage party in the 2000 block of Waterford in Crest Hill Sept. 25 when he starting offering other guests $5 if they could take a punch from 21-year-old Tiffany Startz, of Joliet. John A. Powell, 25, who was 5-foot-8 and weighed 140 pounds, took Mounts wager and stood before the 5-foot-5, 142-pound Startz, police said. Witnesses told police Startz swung and hit Powell once in the face. He collected his money from Mounts...
  • Jimmy Carters Kennedy Problem

    10/12/2010 2:05:52 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 12 replies
    The Bulletin ^ | 10/10/2010 | Dr. Paul Kengor
    I recently wrote about President Carters superiority complex, where I objected to the former presidents rather conceited claim of superior ex-presidential service, as measured (by himself) against other ex-presidents. Yet, theres an important area where Id like to defend President Carter. Mr. Carter hasnt had many defenders on this score, given that he dared to criticize a political saint to Democrats, the late senator Ted Kennedy. In recent comments to CBSs Leslie Stahl, Mr. Carter blasted Kennedy, blaming him for the Carter administrations inability to pass a national health plan. Mr. Carter described Kennedy as irresponsible and abusive. The fact...
  • Stakes High for California in Health Care Reform

    02/04/2010 6:11:47 PM PST · by Lurkina.n.Learnin · 8 replies · 242+ views ^ | February 4, 2010 | By JULIANA BARBASSA
    Among states, California arguably has the most to gain from an overhaul of its health care system: it has the greatest number of uninsured residents in the country and the largest public insurance program for the poor, which struggles to serve 6.5 million people while reimbursing doctors at one of the nation's lowest rates. Stuck between the increasingly uncertain future of national reform, a looming $20 billion state budget deficit, and a health care system that is limping along and likely to face even greater demand in the coming years, Californians are frustrated. Doctors, patients, politicians and researchers all agree...
  • Springsteen, Young join anti-war soundtrack

    02/23/2008 1:36:52 PM PST · by Hildy · 55 replies · 113+ views
    Reuters via Drudge ^ | February 23, 2008
    NEW YORK (Billboard) - Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young and Peal Jam have contributed tunes to the anti-war soundtrack for a documentary about a U.S. soldier paralyzed in Iraq. The 30-song, two-disc album "Body of War: Songs That Inspired an Iraq War Veteran" will be released March 18 via Warner Music's Sire Records label. All proceeds from the sale of the album will benefit Iraq Veterans Against the War. "Body of War" focuses on Tomas Young, an Army soldier paralyzed upon arriving in Iraq. It will open on March 13 in Austin, Texas, and expand nationally in subsequent months. Talk show...
  • "Left Lane Drivers Unite!" - LEFT LANE DRIVERS of AMERICA

    05/15/2007 12:01:24 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 440 replies · 6,191+ views ^ | 2007 |
    LEFT LANE DRIVERS of AMERICA If youre not a Left Lane Driver then get out of the Left Lane! Traffic has become increasingly congested and tempers flare as slower drivers occupy what has been historically referred to as the fast lane. Its time to get that Left Lane back! It is our considered opinion that not only will traffic move more smoothly and more quickly once the Left Lane is used in the way it has been designed but also headaches, frustration, bad tempers and road rage will all be greatly reduced when this pressure valve is released. Its time...
  • The Left Hates Inequality Not Justice (Dennis Prage On The Socialism Of Imbeciles Alert)

    01/17/2006 12:11:08 AM PST · by goldstategop · 16 replies · 928+ views ^ | 01/17/06 | Dennis Prager
    To understand any political ideology, one must understand what most animates it. For the Left, it is hatred of inequality. As noted in a previous column, the Left hates inequality even more than it hates evil. Or perhaps more accurately, for the Left, inequality is the ultimate evil. If ever there were a smoking gun as to what animates most leftists, the many expressions of the need for judges to favor "the little guy" in their courtroom constitute that smoking gun. The prime Democratic objection to confirming Judge Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court was that he does not rule...

    12/28/2005 1:12:12 PM PST · by FerdieMurphy · 903 replies · 12,561+ views
    Catholic News Service ^ | 12/19/2005 | Staff
    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The president of the U.S. bishops blasted a recent episode of the cable television comedy "South Park" that he said showed Mary in "a tasteless and ugly fashion."In a Dec. 14 letter to Tom Freston, co-president and chief operating officer of Viacom International, parent company of Comedy Central, the cable channel that shows "South Park," Bishop William S. Skylstad of Spokane, Wash., said the channel showed "extreme insensitivity" in choosing to show the episode.The episode, which first was shown Dec. 7 and had repeat showings in the week following, was titled "Bloody Mary." During the episode, a...
  • The Liars Of The Anti-War Movement (Melanie Morgan: We Do Question The Left's Patriotism Alert)

    12/02/2005 1:26:16 AM PST · by goldstategop · 44 replies · 2,003+ views ^ | 12/02/05 | Melanie Morgan
    For the past two years, the old-line media has been more than willing to help broadcast the allegations made by the anti-war crowd that "Bush lied, soldiers died." However, no matter how many times the likes of Michael Moore and Cindy Sheehan have made this allegation, they've never been able to make it stick. The only thing they've proven thus far is that they hold a twisted hatred of this country and feel consumed with resentment toward America's economic, military and political superiority. It turns out that it's not George Bush or Dick Cheney who has been lying to the...

    09/09/2005 3:42:29 AM PDT · by guitarnick40 · 28 replies · 1,114+ views
    New York Post Online ^ | September 9, 2005 | John Podhoretz
    September 9, 2005 -- IN her "Letter from New York," published in The Washington Post, Tina Brown yesterday determined there was a "scent of insurrection" in the air here in the Big Apple in the wake of Hurricane Katrina a spirit of revolution she seems to have discerned primarily at a screening of a 9/11 documentary at the swanky Bryant Park Hotel. "The needless torment of New Orleans has reignited the dormant passions of the election," quoth our Tina, who has taken it upon herself to bring the Word from this city's elite to the political elite in Washington....
  • Fox News: Democrats Query if Rove Can be Impeached

    07/15/2005 3:22:52 PM PDT · by kristinn · 513 replies · 15,170+ views
    Friday, July 15, 2005 | Kristinn
    Fox News' White House Wendell Goler reported tonight that Congressional Democrats have inquired with the Library of Congress whether administration officials like Karl Rove can be impeached.This was reported with a straight face by Goler......
  • Hate Speech 101: Lets get the terminology right, people!

    02/23/2005 7:44:26 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 15 replies · 828+ views
    Its bad enough that we spend so much of our time spewing hatred towards one another over politics, the one thing we all used to agree to hate together. The least we can do is get the terminology right for heavens sake I recently heard a young college moron [A person of mild mental retardation having a mental age of from 7 to 12 years and generally having communication and social skills enabling some degree of academic or vocational education. The term belongs to a classification system no longer in use and is now considered offensive, but accurate.] refer to...
  • The key to a successful burglary? Try the French police

    11/14/2004 2:43:41 PM PST · by martin_fierro · 14 replies · 574+ views
    AFP/Yahoo ^ | Sat Nov 13, 3:06 PM ET
    The key to a successful burglary? Try the French police Sat Nov 13, 3:06 PM ET PARIS (AFP) - A swindler posing as the owner of a jewelery store outside Paris managed to steal a set of luxury pens and watches with the unwitting help of local police and a locksmith, police said on Saturday. Claiming to be the owner of a jewelery store a few blocks away, a 30-year-old man called in at the police station in Enghien-les-Bains, a small town northwest of Paris, at around midnight on Saturday last week. The man, identified only as Yves, told the...
  • Progressive Zombie Student: "Conservatives want to get back to the good old days"

    09/25/2004 12:58:21 AM PDT · by MegaSilver · 27 replies · 710+ views
    The Miami Hurricane (UM Student Newspaper ^ | 24 September 2004 | Patrick Gibbons
    A little background: this week, our campus Advocates for Conservative Thought sponsored a "Conservative Awareness Week" (I personally thought we should stick with the original title, "Conservative Coming-Out Week," but since the gay/lesbian club at the University of Miami is extremely well-funded and possibly backed by the president herself, it's not really a good idea to invoke their wrath unless you have no choice"). Each day had a different theme (i.e., pro-life, family, guns, etc.) and a couple of days we had guest speakers on the various topics.(Tonight, incidently, we had Doug Bandow of the CATO Institute speak on "Free...
  • Molly Ivins: Dont blame Bushies for pollution; pin it on illegals

    04/05/2004 4:59:29 PM PDT · by MegaSilver · 16 replies · 168+ views
    Pasadena Star-News ^ | 05 April 2004 | Molly Ivins
    Well! If you have never seen a flock of enraged birders, you don't know what danger is. These people don't just watch pewits and tweety-birds, they're into raptors, too falcons, eagles ... they know how to swoop and strike. If we find Rove beaten to a pulp with binoculars, it will be no surprise. How could he ignore the immemorial warning, "Beware the wrath of the birding legions!' Back to business. There's no way to keep up with the Bush administration's assaults on the environment, they're just endless. Most notable lately was the decision to let mercury pollution, which is...