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  • Benefits of Shooting with Your Off Hand (RKBA)

    02/08/2017 12:29:52 PM PST · by PROCON · 26 replies ^ | Feb. 7, 2017 | George Harris
    The Problem:A few days ago, one of the better shooters in your club, who is right handed, came to your monthly training session outfitted with left-handed gear. After a little chiding and questions, more out of curiosity as to why the new get-up, his comment was “it makes you think.” You get it, sort of, but what’s that got to do with improving one’s shooting skills? He’s one of your top shooters and he shoots as well with one hand as the other, which leaves you to wonder if there isn’t a little more to it than just thinking....
  • The Practices of Prayer

    10/16/2016 8:00:25 AM PDT · by Salvation · 9 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 10-15-16 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The Practices of Prayer Msgr. Charles Pope • October 15, 2016 • Today’s readings speak to us of the power of persistent prayer. The first reading (Exodus 17:8-13) in particular depicts prayer quite powerfully. In it, we can discern six fundamental teachings on prayer. I. The Problem for Prayer – In those days, Amalek came and waged war against Israel. None of us like problems, but one good thing about them is that they help to keep us praying. Israel was at war and their enemies were strong; it was time to pray.In today’s Gospel concerns a widow who...
  • Evidence of the Spirit's Filling

    05/25/2014 1:37:53 AM PDT · by imardmd1 · 46 replies
    `ICR ^ | May 24, 2014 | Henry M. Morris
    “And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit.” (Ephesians 5:18) This classic verse on the filling of the Holy Spirit can be rendered as follows: “And don’t begin to be drunk with wine, which involves profligacy, but be continually being filled with the Spirit.” That is, one cannot be filled with the Holy Spirit (which implies complete control by the Holy Spirit) if he has come to even the slightest degree under the control of wine (or anything else, for that matter). Being fully controlled and guided by the Spirit is not just...
  • Sanctuary State: California Now Lets Illegals Practice Law, Get Licenses, Bars ICE Enforcement

    01/02/2014 7:37:45 PM PST · by montag813 · 26 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 01-02-2014 | John Urban
    With the new year comes new insane laws from California, making it officially America's Sanctuary State -- treating illegal aliens who broke the law to enter the U.S. as well as law-abiding citizens, protecting illegals from deportation, and putting public safety at grave risk. In October, California Gov. Jerry Brown (D), signed eight bills handing special rights to illegal aliens. The controversial legislation includes allowing illegal alien obtain driver's licenses, preventing employers from denying jobs based on "immigration status", and barring state and local law enforcement from detaining illegal aliens when directed by ICE, DHS or Border Patrol. The legislation claims that...
  • For Thanksgiving Turkeys, Presidential Pardon Gig Takes Practice

    11/25/2013 5:37:29 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 11 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 11-25-13 | Pervaiz Shallwani
    BADGER, Minn.—The last thing President Barack Obama needs this Thanksgiving is a frantic turkey fouling up Wednesday's White House pardon ceremony. It is John Burkel's job to make sure that doesn't happen. The problem is that turkeys aren't used to being paraded in front of a crowd of noisy schoolchildren, posing for flash photography or encountering the Secret Service. In past years, the stress has led the ceremonial bird to flap about and try to escape after being spooked by everything from a shiny belt buckle to First Family pets. Mr. Burkel, the fourth-generation farmer selected to supply this year's...
  • Need purchasing advice (vanity)

    09/08/2013 2:59:43 PM PDT · by sauropod · 189 replies
    Self | 8 Sep 2013 | Self
    Hello all, I need some advice on purchasing a handgun. I live in the People’s Republic of MD and the new gun control laws are about to take effect (Oct 1st). I am in the market for a .45. I was looking at cheaper than dirt at several models and would appreciate any hints you can give regarding a purchase. Have you dealt with buying guns from cheaper than dirt? Do you have a better source/way to do this? What is the proper procedure for completing this purchase from an on-line retailer? I would also like recommendations for handguns in...
  • Israel claims joint US missile launch in Mediterranean for 'target practice'

    09/03/2013 3:41:01 AM PDT · by kronos77 · 10 replies
    Russia’s early warning radars detected the launch of two ballistic rockets in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, Russia’s Defense Ministry stated. Israel later claimed responsibility for firing the target test rockets. The launch took place at 06:16 GMT Tuesday, according to Russia's Ministry of Defense. The trajectory of the missiles is reported to have been from the central part of the Mediterranean Sea towards the eastern landmass. Both rockets have allegedly fallen into the sea, RIA Novosti news agency reported. Russia’s President Putin has already been informed about the incident by Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu. The Syrian embassy in Moscow currently...
  • Practice Run; Strategic U.S. bombers fly practice nuclear strikes in Korea

    03/18/2013 4:59:50 PM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 3/18/13 | Bill Gertz
    United States B-52 bombers carried out simulated nuclear bombing raids on North Korea as part of ongoing U.S.-South Korean military exercises, Pentagon officials said on Monday. Pentagon press secretary George Little told reporters that B-52 bombers from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted a training mission over South Korea March 8 during war games known as Exercise Foal Eagle. “It’s not any secret that we are in the midst of sending a very strong signal that we have a firm commitment to the alliance with our South Korean allies,” Little said. Deputy defense secretary Ashton Carter said during a visit...
  • Feds bag idea of curbing target practice on public lands

    11/23/2011 5:03:45 PM PST · by Nachum · 8 replies
    Miguel Llanos ^ | 11/23/11 | Miguel Llanos
    The Obama administration on Wednesday backed off a draft policy to restrict target shooting on federal land near residential areas. In a memo, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said he would direct his agency to "take no further action to develop or implement" the draft. U.S. News & World Report posted a copy of the memo on its website. Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., last Friday sent Salazar a letter asking that the draft policy be canned, saying he worried it would be taken advantage of by anti-gun rights groups. "Any draft proposal regarding recreation on public lands must continue to guarantee...
  • Wall Street protesters need more practice (A few tips for the socialists who suck at this...)

    10/14/2011 6:07:30 AM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies
    News & Record ^ | 10/11/11 | Edward Philpott
    Wall Street protesters need more practiceTuesday, October 11, 2011 (Updated 3:00 am) I was watching the news about the demonstration/rally/block party on Wall Street. My gosh, 700 people arrested after being “tricked” by police into going onto the Brooklyn Bridge. I felt a real rush of nostalgia from my 14-year-old socialist days. Agitprop stands for agitation and propaganda, a well-worn technique to suggest a protest group is bigger or more influential than its true size. First, you get a few people together, hoping a few more curious or like-minded people will join you. You then break a minor law and...
  • Army officer's wife killed teen children because they were 'mouthy,' Tampa authorities say

    01/29/2011 10:33:39 PM PST · by Red Steel · 45 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 11:47 a.m. EST, January 29, 2011
    The woman who authorities say killed her teenage daughter and son because she was fed up with them talking back and being mouthy will not appear in court Saturday because she's being treated at a hospital for an unknown condition. Authorities say Julie Powers Schenecker was taken to Tampa General Hospital shortly after midnight Saturday to be treated for a medical condition that existed before she was taken to jail. Hillsborough Sheriff's deputies — who oversee jail inmates — said they could not reveal Schenecker's medical condition, citing health care privacy laws. An arrest affidavit said Schenecker shot her son...
  • PM: World has not put into practice lessons from Holocaust

    01/26/2011 10:31:57 AM PST · by Nachum · 13 replies
    jpost ^ | 1/26/11 | staff
    During Knesset session ahead of Int'l Holocaust Remembrance Day, Netanyahu asks "Where is the fury, international uprising" of the world against Iran for calling for destruction of Jews? Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday slammed the international community, saying that "it has not put into practice the lessons learned from the horrors of the Holocaust." Speaking during a special session of the Knesset to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Netanyahu said, "One thing is clear. The fact that global anti-Semitism is increasing is a well-known phenomenon. New anti-Semitism is washing over the world and it is important to fight it."...
  • Gov. Christie ends practice of reserved tickets going to N.J. officials

    06/03/2010 9:26:46 PM PDT · by Nachum · 40 replies · 1,490+ views ^ | 6/3/10 | Ted Sherman/The Star-Ledger
    TRENTON — For years, the state’s elected officials and others with political connections had a direct pipeline to the hottest concerts and sporting events in New Jersey. Springsteen. U2. BonJovi. It didn’t matter. Commissioners, legislators, judges — even the governor’s office — were able to score scarce or prime seats at public venues without ever going through a ticket scalper. They simply called the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority or the New Jersey Turnpike Authority and asked for house seats. Today, Gov. Chris Christie shut the exclusive ticket window.
  • Police: Church Leader Had Practice Sex With Teen

    05/08/2010 11:05:33 AM PDT · by csvset · 46 replies · 2,125+ views
    WYFF ^ | May 7, 2010 | Myra Ruiz,
    GREENVILLE, S.C. -- A Greenville church administrator is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl while the teen was a guest in his home last year. Dantae Stukes, 29, is charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor. The arrest warrant states that between March 1 and May 30, 2009, Stukes convinced the victim to "allow him to engage in sexual intercourse with her in an effort for him to show her what to expect from her boyfriend in the future." Sgt. Jason Rampey with the Greenville Police Department said the teenager was staying with the Stukes family while...
  • “Bring Your Pieces to Church” Sunday

    04/27/2010 4:39:16 AM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies · 430+ views ^ | 23 April, 2010 | Joel McDurmon
    Imagine the following scenario: At church this Sunday, while reviewing the list of announcements and upcoming events for your church, your pastor added, “Oh, and don’t forget: on Sundays we have our regular target practice. Make sure to bring your rifles. Make sure to bring your pieces to church.” Absurd, right? Not so. It used to be the American way. For example, a 1631 law in Virginia required citizens to own firearms, to engage in practice with them, and to do so publicly on holy days. It demanded that the people “bring their pieces to the church.” Somewhere along the...
  • Oh, For Pete's Sake

    12/18/2009 6:03:37 AM PST · by Hube · 3 replies · 355+ views
    The Colossus of Rhodey ^ | 12/17/09 | Hube
    Linda Wallace in a column in last week's Philly Daily News typifies the utter nonsense that is the modern "diversity" and "multicultural" movement, not to mention the modern hypocrisy on matters racial. Titled "The true value of A.I." (as in Allen Iverson), the third paragraph alone signifies how clueless Wallace is: In many ways, Iverson was a 21st-century barrier-buster. Like Jackie Robinson, the little guy with the big heart challenged America's racial biases. He was the first NBA player to wear cornrows, which prompted some to wonder if he was "too black." His off-court fashions came straight from music videos:...
  • China: Soldiers Die of Sunstroke Preparing for PRC Founding Celebration

    07/16/2009 10:10:48 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 1 replies · 282+ views
    Boxun ^ | 07/12/09
    Soldiers Die of Sunstroke Preparing for PRC Founding Celebration By (translation) Jul 12, 2009 - 2:10:47 PM Soldiers Die of Sunstroke Preparing for PRC Founding Celebration Boxun reports that in preparation for the military parade to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of the PRC on October 1, Beijing primary, middle, and high school students have endured temperatures over 100 degrees. Because it has been unusually hot in Beijing since late June, some soldiers preparing for the military parade have suffered from heat stroke and there have even been deaths, but the military has tightly censored reporting of...
  • 7 injured, 1 critically, in Dallas Cowboys practice arena collapse

    05/02/2009 4:32:37 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 31 replies · 2,963+ views
    cnn ^ | 27 minutes ago
    An air-supported canopy over the Dallas Cowboys' practice field collapsed during a heavy thunderstorm Saturday afternoon, leaving one person critically injured and six others hurt, firefighters said. As many as 80 people may have been inside the facility when it was blown down shortly before 3:30 p.m. (4:30 p.m. ET), said Mike Adams, a dispatcher for the Irving, Texas, fire department. Rescuers were continuing to comb through the wreckage beneath the fallen canopy, but, "Everyone as far as we know is accounted for," Adams said.
  • Cowboys Practice Arena Collapses

    05/02/2009 6:48:13 PM PDT · by sawmill trash · 8 replies · 845+ views
    AOL News ^ | 5/02/09 | DAVID JIMENEZ
    (May 2) - Cowboys special teams coach Joe DeCamillis was among 12 people injured when winds just shy of tornado strength ripped through the roof of the team's indoor practice facility during a rookie minicamp Saturday.
  • "In Step with the Truth of the Gospel" (Sermon for Reformation Day on Galatians 2:11-21)

    10/25/2008 8:49:34 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 22 replies · 470+ views
    October 26, 2008 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “In Step with the Truth of the Gospel” (Galatians 2:11-21)Was the Reformation about doctrine or about practice? Think about that for a moment. The Reformation of the church started by Martin Luther 491 years ago this week--was the Reformation about doctrine or was it about practice? The short answer: Yes. Both. Both doctrine and practice, that’s what the Reformation was about. That’s what the ongoing Reformation of the church is always about--doctrine and practice as they are intertwined and interrelated. You cannot separate the two. And that’s the way it always has been, going back to the earliest days of...