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  • No Guns in the Library: Curbing the Second Amendment in the Stacks

    01/21/2013 2:54:31 PM PST · by 1010RD · 18 replies
    LIbrary Journal ^ | January 9, 2013 | Michael Kelley
    Last month, the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals declared Illinois’s ban on carrying a weapon in public unconstitutional, leaving the District of Columbia as the only place in the country that does not allow the concealed carry of firearms by civilians (and D.C. is being sued to allow this). The morally purblind pro-gun lobbyists have been so successful in saturating our society with firearms—from national parks to Amtrak trains—that public libraries across the country are also finding themselves having to grapple with Second Amendment radicals. For example, the Boulder Public Library, until November, had a policy that read: “No...
  • CA: Gov.'s banking choice questioned (a central figure in the Quackenbush scandal)

    07/31/2007 9:34:11 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 202+ views
    LA Times ^ | 7/31/07 | Evan Halper
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has put a key banking oversight agency under the stewardship of an administrator who, according to a bipartisan legislative investigation, helped arrange the misuse of millions of dollars of public funds and steered government contracts to friends. Michael A. Kelley, appointed commissioner of the Department of Financial Services by the governor in December, was a central figure in the scandal that ultimately drove former Insurance Commissioner Chuck Quackenbush from office in 2000. Kelley, who was Quackenbush's top deputy, was found unanimously by a bipartisan legislative panel to have helped the former insurance commissioner divert public...
  • Breaking: Journalist Michael Kelly Killed at Baghdad Airport

    04/04/2003 6:07:48 AM PST · by Rudder · 184 replies · 1,269+ views
    ABC radio news | 4-4-03
    Just announced 5 minutes ago, journalist Michael Kelley embedded with US troops for the Atlantic Monthly Magazine was reported killed during the military action at Baghdad International airport.That's all.