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  • BREAKING: Shots Fired at Protest in Louisville, Kentucky; Victims Reported

  • As NRA membership wanes, America's largest black gun group is thriving

    05/28/2020 9:39:26 AM PDT · by re_tail20 · 47 replies
    cbs ^ | September 11, 2019
    The country's largest and best known gun rights association, the NRA, is losing board members amid a spate of deadly mass shootings. But another, lesser-known gun organization is thriving: the National African American Gun Association, the largest minority gun group in the country. The group was founded by Phillip Smith, who fondly remembers the first time he fired his 9 mm pistol at a gun range. "I felt free," Smith said. "I had a chance to kind of have some power in my hands." Smith formed the first chapter of the National African American Gun Association, or NAAGA, in Atlanta....
  • WATCH: Armed citizens are attempting to stop looters in Minneapolis

    “Before there were cops, there were just Americans. So, here we are.” “Justice for Floyd but we don’t support looting…” WATCH VIDEO...
  • Hertz, Car Rental Pioneer, Files for Bankruptcy Protection

    05/22/2020 8:15:29 PM PDT · by John W · 75 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 22, 2020 | Niraj Chokshi
    Hertz, which started with a fleet of a dozen Ford Model T’s a century ago and became one of the world’s largest car rental companies, filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday after falling victim to its mountain of debt. The coronavirus pandemic has devastated Hertz by grounding business travelers and tourists, making it impossible for the company to continue paying its lenders. A sharp drop in used car prices has also decreased the value of its fleet. “They were doing quite well, but when you turn off the revenues and you own all these cars and all of a sudden...
  • Hertz Prepares to File Bankruptcy If Monday Deadline Is Missed

    05/04/2020 6:51:34 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 35 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | May 4,2020 | Eliza Ronalds-Hannon and David Welch
    Hertz Global Holdings Inc. is preparing to file for bankruptcy as soon as Monday night if the company fails to rework its debt and can’t get lenders to extend a grace period on a missed payment. The rental-car company has been talking to some of its creditors about how to ease its burden without going through bankruptcy, but negotiations have been a struggle and the company is preparing to file for Chapter 11 court protection, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Hertz could file this evening, though Tuesday would be more likely if a deal isn’t reached. The...
  • At Hertz IT, sheriffs, shock and tough choices [employee layoffs for H1B Outsourcing]

    03/12/2016 4:11:16 PM PST · by markomalley · 56 replies
    Computerworld ^ | 3/10/16 | Patrick Thibodeau
    Mass IT layoffs are often small and unnoticed. They are not on the scale of the Carrier air conditioning plant layoff; its Indianapolis facility, which currently employs 2,000 people, is moving to Mexico. Hertz IT employees share two things with the Carrier workers: They were also angry, and they got the news on the same day, Feb. 10. The Carrier layoffs arrived guillotine-like; the plant is closing, period. But IT layoffs are rarely like that. There are ambiguities and uncertainties and lifeboats for some, and so it was at Hertz. In an early morning conference call, Hertz's IT employees were...
  • Hertz puts cameras in its rental cars, says it has no plans to use them

    03/16/2015 3:47:44 AM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 34 replies
    Fusion Net ^ | Mar 16 , 2015 | Kashmir Hill
    “Did you know Hertz is putting cameras in rental cars!? This is bullsh*t. I wonder if it says they can tape me in my Hertz contract.” [snip] The system can’t be turned off from what I could tell. Further investigation revealed that the camera can see the entire inside of the car. I know rental car companies have been tracking the speed and movements of their vehicles for years but putting a camera inside the cabin of the vehicle is taking their need for information a little TOO FAR.
  • Pa. school director threatens to 'shoot' anyone who approaches her without a mask

    05/22/2020 4:56:43 AM PDT · by kevcol · 68 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 21, 2020 | Jessica Chasmar
    A Pennsylvania school director resigned Wednesday amid backlash over a Facebook post that said she would “shoot” anyone who came within 6 feet of her without a face mask on. Selinsgrove school director Jennifer Rager-Kay, a physician who last year unsuccessfully ran as a Democrat for Rep. Fred Keller’s state House seat, came under fire Monday after she posted a rant against anti-lockdown protesters that gathered last week in Harrisburg. “I find it interesting that the largest group of those protesting in the anti-lockdown protest and refusing to wear masks in public as they see it as a violation of...
  • Mexico demands the U.S. finally explain Obama’s ‘Fast and Furious’ fiasco

    05/21/2020 9:16:41 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 24 replies
    Lifezette ^ | 05/21/20 | Steve Pomper
    In the movie “Cliff Hanger,” John Lithgow’s character, Qualen, utters a line that reminds me of how unscrupulous Democrat muckety-mucks like the Clintons and Obama operate. Qualen says, “Kill a few people, they call you a murderer. Kill a million and you’re a conqueror.” Similarly, with the Clintons and Obama, commit a few crimes, they call you a petty criminal. Commit a million and you’re untouchable. Well, maybe not a million—then again. You get the point. We’re now seeing a cascade of unearthed evidence of what seems to be an apparent three-plus-year coup attempt by the Obama administration and media...
  • Impeachment proceedings against Governor Tom Wolf of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (for PA residents)

    05/21/2020 9:53:21 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 13 replies
    Change.Org ^ | May 20, 2020 | Jeremy Bemis
    "Begin impeachment proceedings against Governor Tom Wolf of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania" "This is no longer ONLY about gun control and the 2nd amendment. Governor Wolf is blatantly violating the US Constitution through misuse of his gubernatorial position during this COVID-19 situation. He needs to be stopped before he causes further damage to our great commonwealth. During this time he has been using this pandemic and the panic as an opportunity to push all of his controversial legislation, going so far at one point, to state that he will not reopen the state until his list of state legislation is...
  • Doctors raise alarm about health effects of continued coronavirus shutdown: 'Mass casualty incident'

    05/20/2020 2:12:05 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 20 2020 | Tyler Olson
    More than 600 doctors signed onto a letter sent to President Trump Tuesday pushing him to end the "national shutdown" aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus, calling the widespread state orders keeping businesses closed and kids home from school a "mass casualty incident" with "exponentially growing health consequences." The letter outlines a variety of consequences that the doctors have observed resulting from the coronavirus shutdowns, including patients missing routine checkups that could detect things like heart problems or cancer, increases in substance and alcohol abuse, and increases in financial instability that could lead to "[p]overty and financial uncertainty,"...
  • Skills Check: Distance Shooting

    05/20/2020 5:59:20 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 24 replies
    NRA Shooting Illustrated ^ | Monday, March 30, 2020 | Ed Head
    Jack Wilson’s heroics were the product of practice, bravery and a sense of duty. The degree of precision he employed has many rethinking their training. As you’re reading this, the shooting at the West Freeway Church of Christ in Texas happened about 3 months ago, but as I’m writing this, the shooting and the heroics of Jack Wilson took place yesterday. As you may recall, a murderer stood up in the front of the church and shot down two men with a shotgun he had concealed under his coat. Mr. Wilson, head of the church volunteer security team, drew...
  • The Bill of Rights is not a list of things Government gave you. It's a list of things they can't take away from you.

    05/19/2020 7:40:21 AM PDT · by gaggs · 26 replies
  • Catholic Congressman Lipinski: ‘People Make Their Political Party Their Religion’

    05/18/2020 5:18:57 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 15 replies
    The National Catholic Register ^ | 5/14/20 | Matt Hadro
    The Congressman said that the headwinds he faced from the abortion lobby revealed the level of their concern to silence a pro-life Democratic voice.WASHINGTON, D.C. — Catholics have a critical role in bridging the divides of today’s polarized society, one outgoing Catholic congressman says. “We live in a very polarized society, and I think that’s bad for our society, bad for our country,” Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Ill., an outgoing eight-term Catholic congressman from Chicago’s South Side, told CNA in an interview on Wednesday. “It seems very clear to me,” he said, that “more and more people are making their political...
  • About-Face? Michael Bloomberg Reportedly Plotting Massive Spending Blitz to Support Joe Biden

    05/18/2020 2:39:44 PM PDT · by JV3MRC · 41 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 5/18/2020 | Joseph Vazquez
    Liberal billionaire Michael Bloomberg has gone from “scrapping” his plan for an independent expenditure campaign to reportedly planning to spend a heap of cash to support presumptive Democratic nominee for president Joe Biden’s candidacy. Talk about a complete 180-degree turnaround.
  • Saudi Shooter Who Killed Three US Sailors Was In Contact With Al-Qaida

    05/18/2020 1:58:39 PM PDT · by Zenyatta · 27 replies
    LaCorte News ^ | 5/18/2020 | Damjan Tutarkov
    The FBI has established a firm link between Al-Qaeda and Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, the Saudi aviation student who killed three U.S. service members and injured eight other Americans during a terrorist attack at the Pensacola naval airbase in Florida in December 2019. The FBI found that Alshamrani, who was killed in the attack, had “significant ties” to Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and frequently contacted operatives in the terrorist organization, even on the night before the attack, the leaders of the Justice Department (DOJ) and the FBI announced Monday.
  • Barr: 'Significant ties' between al Qaeda, shooter at Pensacola naval base

    05/18/2020 8:34:05 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 18, 2020 | Morgan Chalfant -
    Attorney General William Barr said Monday that the Justice Department has uncovered evidence demonstrating that the Saudi military officer behind last year’s Pensacola Naval Air Station shooting had “significant ties” to al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
  • LIVE WATCH: Attorney General Barr and FBI Director Wray hold a news conference on Pensacola shootings

    05/18/2020 8:18:17 AM PDT · by Brown Deer · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | 5/18/2020 | Washington Post
    Attorney General William P. Barr and FBI Director Christopher A. Wray hold a news conference on the Pensacola shootings. On the morning of Dec. 6, 2019, a terrorist shooting occurred at the naval base in Pensacola, Fla., killing three U.S. sailors.
  • Sen. John Cornyn Counters Democrats: Enough Gun Control Already

    05/18/2020 12:10:36 PM PDT · by rktman · 15 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 5/16/2020 | AWR Hawkins
    Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) countered a Democrat-led push for more regulations on “ghost guns” by making clear his belief that there is enough gun control already. On May 15, 2020, Breitbart News reported that Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and other Democrats are demanding background checks for “ghost guns” and kits containing parts that can be used to build guns. The Mike Bloomberg-founded gun control group, Everytown for Gun Safety, supports the Democrat push. Politico quoted Sen. Cornyn in a way that gave readers the impression that he also supported the advocacy. They reported that Cornyn “might...
  • NZ Gun Crime Rates Soar Following Gun Bans

    05/18/2020 12:04:52 PM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    bearingarms.com ^ | 5/18/2020 | Tom Knighton
    New figures obtained by RNZ show last year had the highest rates of gun crime and deaths involving firearms for nearly 10 years. But despite that rise, there has not been a corresponding increase in officers taking out or using their guns. The figures, obtained from police under the Official Information Act, show the rates of gun crime went up in both 2018 and 2019. Last year, there were 3540 occasions where an offender was found with a gun. And in both of the last two years, the rate of deadly incidents involving a firearm was the highest it had...