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  • Black Friday gun sales highest ever despite system glitch, FBI spokesman says

    11/27/2012 10:05:19 AM PST · by Evil Slayer · 25 replies
    TMCNET ^ | 11/27/12
    GRAY, Maine, Nov 27, 2012 (Bangor Daily News - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) -- So many gun dealers called the FBI's National Instant Criminal Background Check System, or NICS, on Black Friday that the system went down twice and was slowed for those who did get through, Maine gun dealers said Monday. Even with the glitches, a record number of guns were sold on Black Friday all across the country, Stephen G. Fischer Jr., director of the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services Division, said Monday. "We had an awful time getting through all day, and sometimes we couldn't get...
  • November is coming

    09/24/2010 5:36:55 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 26 replies
    Red State ^ | 9/24/2010 | Caleb Howe
    November is coming.
  • Clarice's Pieces: I Told You So

    09/19/2010 12:09:13 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 9-19-10 | Clarice Feldman
    Last year I wrote that the Tea Party demonstration in Washington was a "transformative event," and I described it through the eyes of a participant: Sometimes an event occurs which is transformative in a way that everyone who sees it or participates in it instantly is aware of. Yesterday's demonstration in Washington DC is one of those rare happenings in my opinion. The Daily Mail said 2 million Americans participated. My friend Charlie Martin extrapolated from the pictures an attendance figure of 2.3 million. Here is a time lapse of the parade portion of the event so you can get...
  • 'Tea party' is polarizing, but has many 'closet admirers,' poll finds

    09/15/2010 1:08:52 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 34 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | 09/15/10 | Patrik Jonsson
    Forty-four percent of Americans now see the upstart "tea party" movement in a favorable light, according to a new Christian Science Monitor/TIPP poll. What's more, about 40 percent of tea party sympathizers say they would not attend a tea party event, meaning they are essentially "closet admirers" of the small-government movement, says TIPP pollster Raghavan Mayur. "The general party line says the tea party is fringe, but I think most of the public hasn't bought that point of view ... and sees the tea party movement in a positive to neutral light," says Mr. Mayur, president of TechnoMetrica Market Intelligence...