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  • Question: how will NAFTA's ending affect Americans working in Canada? (Vanity)

    06/03/2018 4:06:00 PM PDT · by Mamzelle · 10 replies
    Vanity | 6/3/18 | Mamzelle
    There are Americans working in Canada covered by trade provisions that have certain tax privileges. NAFTA is dead as a door nail. What happens when the reality sets in?
  • Prohibited Possessor Plea Bargain in 80% Receiver/Machine Shop Case

    02/28/2017 5:27:24 AM PST · by marktwain · 27 replies
    ammoland ^ | 25 February, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Arizona – -( machine shop/80% receiver case has resulted in a 3 1/2  year sentence for a California man, Daniel Crowninshield, of Sacramento. Crowninshield is 54 years old. Crowninshield plead guilty. He did not insist on a jury trial. It is easy to see why.  Here is the plea agreement.  The agreement was signed on April 14, 2016.Crowninshield is a prohibited possessor. He was convicted of domestic violence in 2000 and again in 2001.  The indictment shows that he possessed three pistols, two M-16 type receivers, and an AK type receiver.  The receivers were characterized as machine guns.He was indicted...
  • ATF Ruling Vast Expansion of its Power

    01/08/2015 7:10:33 AM PST · by marktwain · 22 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 7 January, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    The first ATF ruling of 2015 is a vast expansion of its already considerable power.  It maintains that an entity that rents or leases equipment or tools that are under kept under the entity's control, must be licensed as a gun manufacturer and keep gun manufacturing records, if it allows other people to use its equipment to perform work that complete a frame, receiver, or complete firearm.  From the ruling (pdf): An FFL or unlicensed machine shop may also desire to make available its machinery (e.g., a computer numeric control or “CNC” machine), tools, or equipment to individuals who...
  • Bill to exempt guns introduced into Texas Legislature

    01/31/2013 12:52:17 PM PST · by TexasRedeye · 48 replies
    Texas Legislature ^ | 01/31/13 | laubenburg
    Introduced Caption Text: Relating to exempting the intrastate manufacture of a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition from federal regulation.
  • Idaho Aims For Job Growth Through Gun Manufacturing

    08/29/2012 8:28:05 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies ^ | 29 August, 2012 | Molly Messick
    A few years ago, state leaders got the idea to promote Idaho to the outdoor industry, including gun manufacturers. After all, Idaho is a more firearms-friendly place than most. More than half of Idahoans own guns, and state law shields firearms manufacturers from liability. One North Idaho town — Potlatch — is honing its pitch to attract the gun industry and jobs. Local economic development official BJ Swanson is key to the effort. Not long ago, Swanson drove through an overgrown patch of ground on the outskirts of Potlatch, population 800. It’s a humble spot, but in it she sees...
  • Gov. Scott To Announce New Gun Manufacture Plant To Bring Jobs To Osceola Co.

    OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — Gov. Rick Scott will be in Osceola County Thursday to make a major jobs announcement. He is expected to announce that firearms manufacturing company, Colt, will open a new plant in Kissimmee and it is expected to bring hundreds of jobs. “I'm very excited about the announcement,” said Osceola County commissioner John Quinones.
  • 4 charged with plot to produce ricin, buy explosives

    11/01/2011 3:21:07 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 18 replies ^ | Nov. 1, 2011
    Four men from Georgia have been arrested and charged in an alleged plot to purchase explosives and to manufacture ricin, a biological toxin, with the intent to attack U.S. citizens, according to the Justice Department.
  • Preschools Are Using a Marxist's Theories to Manufacture Collectivists

    03/26/2011 11:24:22 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies · 1+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 3/27/11 | Chuck Rogér
    The room buzzes with little voices. Little children engage in "mature, dramatic play." An adult helps the children "regulate" and "monitor each other's compliance" with "rules and assigned roles."[1] Each child knows his or her place. Each child does the group's bidding, nothing else. Orwell's 1984? No, a scene played out in thousands of classrooms across America. The drumbeat of collectivism begins in preschool. And a long-dead Soviet psychologist helped define that drumbeat. Months ago, an email from a teacher spurred me to investigate the theories of Lev Vygotsky (1896-1934). My research revealed starry-eyed academics enamored of collectivism.
  • Oklahoma’s view of the Second Amendment may bring economic boost

    03/01/2010 7:33:32 PM PST · by marktwain · 12 replies · 589+ views ^ | 27 February, 2010 | Jay Paul Gumm
    DURANT – Hello again, everybody! A fundamental core value we in southern Oklahoma share is a belief in the right to keep and bear arms. That belief is deeply rooted in our shared sense of justice, an understanding that rights flow from God and government’s role is to guarantee and preserve those rights. The Second Amendment rights I have zealously defended as your senator have another benefit: the potential to provide economic strength to our state. Six years ago, I began my effort to attract firearms manufacturers to Oklahoma. Many of these great corporate citizens are located in states openly...
  • Port gets stimulus funds for new equipment

    02/17/2010 10:52:32 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 2 replies · 167+ views ^ | February 17, 2010 | by Melanie Turner
    The ports of West Sacramento, Stockton and Oakland have jointly been awarded $30 million in federal stimulus funds to launch a container barge service between the three ports that will help ease congestion on highways in Northern California. The Port of West Sacramento announced the award Wednesday. The U.S. Department of Transportation is awarding the funding as the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act’s $1.5 billion Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery program. The “inland marine highway” service would be used to transport consumer goods and agricultural products in containers on barges. While the deep-water channel leading to the Port of West...
  • Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) - It's not about Trade, it's about Control

    04/17/2009 5:47:33 AM PDT · by gieriscm · 3 replies · 376+ views
    Front Sight Magazine ^ | May, 2009 | Robin Taylor
    If you're lucky, you have never heard of the "International Trade in Arms Regulation" treaty, or ITAR. Administered by the State Department through something called the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), this treaty is supposed to keep track of "defense" exports. Unfortunately, what you don't know is about to hurt you. Unintended Consequences DDTC's ITAR process hummed along out of the public view for years, focusing on the major international trade in firearms and military equipment until President Bush II moved to make the directorate 75 percent self-funding. In one fell stroke, he gave the agency the power to...