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  • iHeartRadio Has Filed For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

    03/15/2018 9:23:40 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 60 replies
    Forbes ^ | 03/15/18 | Hugh McIntyre
    fter months of delays, discussions and last-minute attempts to avoid an unfortunate financial necessity, the inevitable has finally happened to one of America’s biggest entertainment companies: iHeartRadio has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The radio titan officially filed for protection late on Wednesday, ending speculation that has been swirling for months. The company has been suffering due to more than $20 billion in debt. That load, which has been crippling the entertainment giant for a decade now, is a result of a 2008 leveraged buyout that also saw the company rebrand into the conglomerate the world knows now. iHeart announced...
  • NASA planetary protection officer suggests loosening limits on exploring Mars for life

    02/23/2018 5:17:12 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 29 replies
    Science Magazine ^ | 2/22/18 | Paul Voosen
    Share The twin Viking spacecraft landed on Mars in 1976. They were cleaned to a level required to explore habitable regions. NASA NASA planetary protection officer suggests loosening limits on exploring Mars for life By Paul VoosenFeb. 22, 2018 , 5:25 PM Is there life on the surface of Mars? The clock is ticking on scientists’ window to solve that long-standing question before astronauts—and the microbes that live on them—contaminate the planet. Today, at a meeting in Washington, D.C., of NASA’s planetary science advisory committee, the agency’s new planetary protection officer raised the possibility of opening up a few of...
  • Massad Ayoob’s 10 Commandments Of Concealed Carry

    12/24/2017 7:59:45 AM PST · by Strac6 · 64 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Massad Ayoob
    COMMANDMENT I: If You Choose To Carry, Always Carry As Much As Possible Hollywood actors get to see the script beforehand, and nothing is fired at them but blanks. You don’t have either luxury. Criminals attack people in times and places where they don’t think the victims will be prepared for them. It’s what they do. The only way to be prepared to ward off such predators is to always be prepared: i.e., to be routinely armed and constantly ready to respond to deadly threats against you and those who count on you for protection. It’s not about convenience; it’s...
  • Philly Lawmaker Moves To Ban Bulletproof Glass In Businesses

    11/29/2017 4:49:38 PM PST · by blueyon · 51 replies
    bluelivesmatter? ^ | 11/28/17 | GinnyReed
    Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia councilwoman Cindy Bass has introduced a controversial bill that would require business owners to take down any bulletproof glass they have in their businesses, and not allow future installation. The bill, known as the Stop and Go bill, is moving through city hall, and reads "No establishment shall erect or maintain a physical barrier." Broad Deli is a local business on the corner of the 2200 block of North Broad. It has a wall of bulletproof glass separating its employees from customers. "The most important thing is safety and the public's safety," Rich Kim, the owner...
  • Joggers in Sweden Can Now Ask for Armed Police Escort for Protection

    11/22/2017 2:20:39 PM PST · by davikkm · 17 replies
    IWB ^ | Chris Black
    When it comes to cultural Marxism, Sweden is the canary in the coalmine. Here’s the latest from world’s most progressive country: the city of Oskarshamn is the first to implement a brand new policy for the sake of their citizens: sport aficionados in this tiny Swedish town will now have the option to require armed police protection for when they go out jogging. This sounds so unreal, I don’t even know where to begin. How about just dealing with the real problem, then Swedes who want to jog at night won’t need armed guards. And for the rest of the...
  • Another good guy with a gun saves woman from alleged rape

    11/09/2017 11:12:49 AM PST · by ForYourChildren · 10 replies
    conservative review ^ | 11/09/2017 | Chris Pandolfo
    How do you stop the real war on women? With a Glock 43 and an open carry permit. Josh Williams, 39, is another good guy with a gun, a hero who stopped the alleged rape of a woman in September. Williams, a resident of Austin, Texas, likes to go running along the Hike-and-Bike trail at least once a week. In the early mornings, he carries a cell phone, a flashlight, and his firearm. In an interview with KVUE News, Williams explained that he carries his firearm while jogging in the early morning: "It's dark, and I don't know what's out...
  • Donna Brazile’s “Spook” Friend Told Her She Needed Protection For Herself

    11/07/2017 4:21:18 PM PST · by davikkm · 49 replies
    IWB ^ | Ruby Henley
    Since Donna Brazile has come out of ruins of the DNC, she has written a book called HACKS. In that book, I found an interesting comment. Her friend, the “spook” told her after Seth Rich was murdered she “needed protection for herself, including cameras, alarms, and backup power at her house.” One has to assume this friend knew Seth Rich was murdered. Brazile says she worried Seth Rich was either killed for being white or by Russians. How wrong she was. From her book, HACKS: “I felt some responsibility for Seth Rich’s death. I didn’t bring him into the DNC,...
  • Attorneys In DNC Fraud Lawsuit Seek Court’s Protection, Cite Seth Rich

    06/18/2017 9:37:28 AM PDT · by davikkm · 3 replies
    IWB ^ | Pamela Williams
    The below is a very interesting update on Seth Rich’s murder. First we have the attorneys in the DNC fraud lawsuit to seek court’s protection, citing Seth Rich murder. We also have a taped interview with DNC family spokeman, Brad Bauman. He sounds very hateful, but he does reveal new information. JARED BECK files DNC Lawsuit regarding the rigging of the election and is asking for a protection order for plaintiffs, counsel & witness . Supporting this motion is the untimely death of Shawn Lucas (Process server for DNC) Seth Rich, who may have been a potential witness, also Beranton...
  • Florida Expands Legal Protections for Those Who Fire a Gun in Self-Defense

    06/13/2017 12:57:22 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 12 replies
    Washington Free Bacon ^ | 06/13/2017 | Stephen Gutowski
    NRA says law 'restores the right of the presumption of innocence and the right of self-defense'! On Friday, Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) signed into law new legal protections for individuals who defend themselves with firearms. Senate Bill 128 shifts the burden of proof requirement from the accused to state prosecutors during certain legal proceedings when someone claims he fired a gun in self-defense. The law, which goes into effect immediately, requires that state prosecutors present evidence to overcome a defendant's claim that they employed a justifiable use of force. If the prosecutors can't show "clear and convincing evidence" that...
  • President Trump Restores Protections for Women and Girls in Bathrooms and Schools

    02/23/2017 5:18:55 PM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | February 23, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: You know, on this business of “protections” becoming a new word for “regulations,” if the left wants to do that — and they’re gonna do it — here’s the right way to characterize it. It is President Trump who is restoring protections. President Trump is restoring protections for women and girls in bathrooms and to schools. It is President Trump doing the protecting. It is President Trump issuing the protections. Just take their own terminology and throw it back at ’em. BREAK TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Joni in Hanna, Indiana. Welcome to the EIB Network. Great to have you here. How...
  • Secret Service Can’t Find Tons Of Its Guns, Phones, Badges And Cars

    11/18/2016 6:32:13 AM PST · by mandaladon · 42 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 18 Nov 2016 | KATHRYN WATSON
    Thousands of sensitive assets belonging to U.S. Secret Service agents, including firearms, computer laptops, work badges, telephones and even motor vehicles, have been lost during the past 15 years, according to documents obtained by nonprofit government watchdog Judicial Watch. “This is supposedly an elite law enforcement agency — how did all this equipment get stolen?” or lost. “This is alarming. Every American should be alarmed about this,” Judicial Watch’s Irene Garcia told The Daily Caller News Foundation. Secret Service agents reported 11,780 lost or stolen assets between fiscal years 2001 and 2016, according to the data Judicial Watch received, although...
  • CFPB “Structurally Unconstitutional” – US Court of Appeals

    10/11/2016 1:28:48 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 11 replies
    National Review ^ | October 11, 2016 3:47 PM | by IAIN MURRAY
    the US Court of Appeals from the DC Circuit today found that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was “structurally unconstitutional.” The offending structure consists of an independent agency with a single, all-powerful executive director. The Court found that structure fell between two stools – an agency with a single head needs to be accountable to the President, while an independent agency needs to have internal checks and balances by having a multi-member commission format like the SEC and others... The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s lack of checks and balances violates the Constitution’s separation of powers. Its director is like a...
  • Man arrested for shooting alligator to protect livestock

    08/20/2016 10:16:26 AM PDT · by rktman · 49 replies
    fox13news.com ^ | 8/17/2016 | evan axlebank
    BUSHNELL (FOX 13) - A Sumter County man says he is unfairly being charged with violating the state's alligator poaching law after he tried to protect his livestock. Reginald Blanton of Bushnell said an alligator was in the field with his horses on the night of June 21. His son, Jack Hildreth, tried to scare it away, but that didn't work. So Blanton fired a shot at it, trying to get it to leave. But the state attorney in Sumter County said Blanton went too far.
  • Prison-made US combat helmets endangered soldiers; no charges filed

    08/17/2016 6:52:41 PM PDT · by blueyon · 24 replies
    theWashingtonPostorBreaking911 ^ | 08/17/16 | Dan Lamothe???
    WASHINGTON – Federal inmates made thousands of defective combat helmets for the U.S. military at a prison facility that was rife with problems, including the use of degraded armor and the submission of preselected helmets for inspection to make sure they would be approved, according to a newly released investigative report. A Justice Department Inspector General summary report released Wednesday said faulty helmets were made by Federal Prison Industries (FPI), for the Army and the Marine Corps. The U.S. government-owned company operates under the trade name UNICOR and served as a subcontractor for ArmorSource, an Ohio company that was one...
  • Symantec scrambles to patch severe holes in 26 products

    07/06/2016 10:19:36 PM PDT · by Utilizer · 27 replies
    iTnews (AUS) ^ | Jun 29 2016 12:09PM | Juha Saarinen
    Symantec enterprise and Norton security product users are being urged to patch their applications immediately after multiple dangerous vulnerabilities were discovered. The security firm has advised that 17 enterprise security products and nine Norton consumer offerings are affected. Google Project Zero researcher Tavis Ormandy discovered the flaws. The most serious is that the products unpack compressed executables in the operating system kernel to analyse them for malicious code. He said this dangerous practice means the vulnerability can be exploited by simply sending a link or an email - users don't need to do anything to activate an attack.
  • 1,165 Arab citizens murdered since 2000

    06/29/2016 3:27:28 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 7 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/6/16 | Hezki Baruch
    The Knesset Interior Committee headed by MK Dudu Amsalem held a wide-ranging discussion about violence among the Arab population. "There have been 13 murders in a single place in Beit Jann. The police are powerless to prevent it or do find the guilty parties," according to Bayan Qabalan, Head of the Beit Jann Local Council. "13 murders with nobody held to account. This intolerable situation will ultimately turn on you. If nothing is done you will suffer as we do." Beit Jann is a Druze village in northern Israel. The discussion was held at the request of MKs Osama Saadi,...
  • Obama: Let Big Brother In If You Want Online Protection

    04/07/2016 4:34:55 PM PDT · by Nachum · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/7/16 | Charlie Spiering
    President Obama urged students to open up their digital life to the federal government, if they wanted to be protected by the government, calling the current privacy expectations from Americans unrealistic. “People have a whole new set of privacy expectations that are understandable. They also expect though that since their lives are all digitized, that the digital world is safe, which creates a contradictory demand on government,” he said. Obama discussed the issue during a conversation about the Supreme Court at the University of Chicago, where he used to teach Constitutional law. He pointed out that citizens expected the government...
  • Air Force Allows CCW On or Off Duty

    01/27/2016 12:45:57 PM PST · by Paul46360 · 16 replies
    SOFREP ^ | 1-6-15 | Nick Coffman
    Who ever said the Air Force wasn’t hardcore? In a report given by an Air Force security forces officer, base commanders across the country will be able to authorize the carry of guns by on- or off-duty airmen. The 2015 attack on a Chattanooga, Tennessee recruiting office is a large part of what prompted the change in policy. Some critics had pointed out that armed servicemen could have stopped the threat before any innocent civilians were killed. Instead, the shooter’s rampage lasted until police were able to respond and kill the attacker, Muhammad Youseef Abdulazeez.
  • Police State: No to Protection, Yes to Suppression

    01/14/2016 7:50:10 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/14/16 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    At what point in history did these people come to the conclusion that failing to give aid and comfort to the enemy should be a criminal offense? The United States Supreme Court has ruled a number of times that law enforcement cannot protect you. They are there to take a report after a crime is committed. Reality suggests that the police are unable to protect you without compromising your freedom as an individual. To “anticipate” crime and arrest based on a condition of anticipation, before any crime is actually committed, would be to dwell in the realm of Orwellian government...
  • Five Times Elderly People Used Guns To Save Themselves

    01/10/2016 11:02:40 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 8 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | January 10, 2016 | Casey Harper
    The Daily Caller News Foundation analyzed 195 cases where gun owners used their firearms to successfully defend themselves from crooks and home invaders, and found an impressive number of elderly people used guns to defend their lives and property. In light of President Barack Obama's executive action on gun control Tuesday, TheDCNF looked at incidents in a period between July 2014 and July 2015. From our analysis, we've compiled five of the most incredible times people 60 and older protected themselves by pulling out a gun. 1. "It was self-defense" A 71-year-old Texas man defended his wife from a robber...