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  • [PA State Rep] Daryl Metcalfe holding a hearing on his resolution to impeach AG Kathleen Kane

    05/06/2014 3:45:18 PM PDT · by NFHale · 3 replies ^ | 5-6-2014 | By Jeff Frantz |
    "...Saying he's concerned about a "pattern of abuse" displayed by Attorney General Kathleen Kane since coming into office, state Rep. Daryl Metcalfe's House State Government Committee will hold a hearing Tuesday on his resolution to impeach Kane. Metcalfe, R-Butler County, ticked off a series of what he described as Kane's "misbehavior" that he wanted to investigate, ..."
  • The Metcalf Incident (California electrical station attack)

    02/10/2014 7:23:28 AM PST · by Travis McGee · 61 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 10, 2014 | Peter Skurkiss
    Electricity supports not just our comfort but also the necessities of life. Without electricity, America could not come close to supporting its current population. Electricity and its benefits has been with us for so long that we tend to take it for granted. That is a mistake. What if the grid were to go down nationally for a week, for months? Imagine what life would be like. The economic damage would be incalculable and in more places than I care to think the social fabric could literally be rent apart. Commonly discussed concerns about the safety of our electrical grid...
  • Former Federal Energy Official Says April Attack On San Jose PG&E Substation Was Terrorism

    02/05/2014 4:51:28 PM PST · by rfreedom4u · 40 replies
    CBS News SF Bay Area ^ | 5 February 2014 | CBS
    SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — The former head of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission believes the attack on a PG&E substation in South San Jose last spring was not an act of vandalism, but instead a terrorist attack. In April of last year, someone shot numerous rounds that damaged equipment at the Metcalf Road substation and also severed underground fiber optic cables nearby. In an interview Wednesday in the Wall Street Journal, former FERC chief Jon Wellinghoff called the attack ”the most significant incident of domestic terrorism involving the grid that has ever occurred.” Wellinghoff told the newspaper he’s going...
  • Target: Me (Turncoat Metcalf Whines!)

    01/14/2014 4:13:39 PM PST · by Timber Rattler · 19 replies
    Politico Magazine ^ | January 14, 2014 | Dick Metcalf
    I started shooting at age five. By the time I turned 12, my parents gave me an NRA Life Membership. I’ve studied, written and taught about firearms law and the Bill of Rights since the 1960s, helping to enact concealed-carry laws in states across the country and authoring numerous other pieces of pro-firearms legislation. I’m a competitive shooter who’s hunted on five continents, and I founded a 150-acre shooting park in my home state of Illinois. All told, I’ve written more than 1,700 articles for firearms publications over the last four decades, as well as hosting and producing several firearms...
  • New York Times Laments Gun Companies Ending Freebies for Pro-Gun Control Authors

    01/06/2014 12:23:38 AM PST · by servo1969 · 27 replies ^ | 1-5-2014 | AWR Hawkins
    On November 5th Breitbart News reported that Metcalf used his G&A column to argue that all constitutional rights have and need regulation, including 2nd Amendment rights. The outcry against Metcalf was immediate and his firing swift. On November 7th Breitbart News reported that Metcalf had been fired by G&A. According to NYT, Metcalf's life changed completely thereafter – his television show was ended, "gun companies... stopped flying him around the world," and they've also stopped sending him samples of the newest guns to review.
  • Guns & Ammo Supports Gun Control

    11/03/2013 8:14:32 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 32 replies
    Technical Editor Dick Metcalf [above] penned the editorial for the December issue. Metcalf, a writer whose technical knowledge (or lack thereof) has earned him brickbats before, bases his editorial on a distinction between “infringement” and “regulation.” “I bring this up,” Metcalf writes, “because way too many gun owners still believe that any regulation of the right to keep and bear arms is an infringement. The fact is that all Constitutional rights are regulated, always have been, and need to be.” That, dear reader, is a major WTF moment. One of many . . . Metcalf’s dietribe [sic] turns to the...
  • Shakeup at Guns & Ammo after gun control column backfires

    11/08/2013 6:06:15 PM PST · by servo1969 · 46 replies ^ | 11-8-2013 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    The top editor of Guns & Ammo became the second employee of the venerable firearms magazine to lose his job after a column advocating gun control backfired, prompting rifle-toting readers to unload on the publication. In a statement posted Wednesday on the InterMedia Outdoors-owned magazine’s homepage, Jim Bequette apologized to “each and every reader” of the magazine for Dick Metcalf’s column that appeared in its December issue, which generated “unprecedented” controversy and left readers “hopping mad” in regards to the magazine’s commitment to the Second Amendment. ********** In his column entitled “Let’s Talk Limits: Do certain firearm regulations really constitute...
  • Guns & Ammo Official Response to Metcalf Article

    11/06/2013 10:14:11 PM PST · by Neil E. Wright · 49 replies
    Military Arms Channel blog ^ | November 6, 2013 | MAC
    Guns & Ammo Official Response to Metcalf Article I just received the official response from Guns & Ammo regarding the Dick Metcalf article in the December 2013 issue. This is an exclusive breaking story.
  • Three Louisiana individuals sentenced for transporting illegal aliens

    11/02/2009 7:03:27 PM PST · by Cindy · 3 replies · 422+ views - News Release ^ | October 30, 2009 | n/a
    Note: The following text is a quote: Three Louisiana individuals sentenced for transporting illegal aliens Defendants Part of Large Scale Operation to Transport Illegal Aliens LAKE CHARLES, La. - Members of a large scale illegal alien transportation operation based in Sulphur, La., were sentenced in federal court yesterday following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents. U. S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi sentenced Carolyn Joyce Metcalf, 62, to 30 months in prison, followed by three years supervised release; Terri Lynn Fields, 41, to 27 months in prison, followed by three years supervised release; and Jean Morgan Vincent,...
  • Former U.S. Rep. Metcalf Dies at 79

    03/16/2007 5:49:08 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 3 replies · 344+ views
    Guardian | AP ^ | 3/16/07 | Melanthia Mitchell
    SEATTLE (AP) - Former Rep. Jack Metcalf, who was a strong advocate for the environment and veterans in Congress until he stepped down to honor a defunct term limit law, died Thursday. He was 79. Metcalf died at an Alzheimer's care facility in Oak Harbor, said the Rev. Matt Chambers, his family pastor. He was surrounded by relatives in his final moments, said his former aide, state Rep. Chris Strow, R-Clinton. The longtime state lawmaker was elected to the U.S. House in 1994 as part of the first Republican majority in 40 years. But some of his stances were unusual...
  • Powerball Winner Found Days After Death

    11/26/2005 10:24:25 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 37 replies · 2,153+ views
    AP ^ | 11/26/05
    NEWPORT, Ky. (AP) -- A woman who won a $65.4 million Powerball jackpot with her husband five years ago was found dead at her home overlooking the Ohio River, where she had apparently been for days before anyone found her, police said. Virginia Metcalf Merida's son discovered her body Wednesday. Police were awaiting autopsy and toxicology results before announcing a cause of death. When the woman and her husband, Mack Wayne Metcalf, won the jackpot, they told lottery officials they were going their separate ways to fulfill their dreams. Merida planned to quit her job making corrugated boxes and buy...
  • EXCLUSIVE: The Truth Behind WorldNetDaily and Geoff Metcalf

    06/04/2002 5:53:29 AM PDT · by CPI News · 6 replies · 298+ views
    Conservative Press International ^ | June 4, 2002 | Daniel S. McClintock
    CPI News Exclusive: The Truth Behind WorldNetDaily and Geoff MetcalfA few weeks ago, many loyal readers and listeners of Geoff Metcalf were shocked to find his column and radio show removed from WorldNetDaily. This has brought about numerous theories and rumors, as well as much criticism from Metcalf's fans. A correspondent for CPI News contacted both Joseph Farah and Geoff Metcalf in two exclusive interviews - and discovered the truth of what happened, despite other claims. A little over two years ago, WorldNetDaily launched a brand new service: TalkNetDaily. The idea was to have talk show hosts from around America...