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  • Washington gun bill includes annual home inspections

    02/18/2013 9:58:18 AM PST · by cap10mike · 20 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | February 18, 2013 | Michael Dorstewitz
    December’s tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School has prompted lawmakers across the country to propose stringent gun laws. Washington state legislators now say maybe they’ve gone too far. Washington’s SB 5737 – 2013-14, introduced Feb.13 by three Seattle Democrats, like many similar bills, includes an outright assault weapons ban. Individuals already possessing an assault weapon are “allowed” to retain them, but with the proviso that the owners submit themselves to annual police home inspections. “They always say, we’ll never go house to house to take your guns away,” said Lance Palmer, a Seattle trial lawyer and self-described liberal to...
  • Unreasonable Response : Benedict hasn’t revived the Crusades (critics REFUSE to understand him)

    09/18/2006 8:14:46 AM PDT · by SirLinksalot · 47 replies · 1,075+ views
    National Review ^ | 09/17/2006 | Thomas Madden
    Unreasonable Response Benedict XVI hasn’t revived the Crusades. By Thomas F. Madden -------------------------------------------- In November 1095 Pope Urban II called the First Crusade. To judge from the comments issuing from some Muslim groups and politicians, Pope Benedict XVI has done the same thing. According to Salih Kapusuz, a deputy leader of the majority party in Turkey, Benedict, “has a dark mentality that comes from the darkness of the Middle Ages. He is a poor thing that has not benefited from the spirit of reform in the Christian world.” Kapusuz maintains that the pope is engaged in “an effort to revive...
  • Fighting MADD

    06/29/2006 6:13:43 AM PDT · by NonLinear · 16 replies · 571+ views
    Modern Drunkard Magazine ^ | Undated | Frank Kelly Rich
    MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) has had one hell of a run. Their success rate is the envy of the activist community; their lobbying for tougher laws and public awareness is largely responsible (or so they will tell you) for reducing alcohol-related traffic deaths since 1982 by a whopping 37 percent. Okay, they give a little credit to the maturation of baby boomers, safer vehicles, airbags and mandatory seatbelt laws. They have captured every flag they initially set out to capture. They got prison sentences for repeat DUI offenders. Flying in the face of the Constitution, they pressured the government...
  • New York State Draws Nearer to Collecting DNA in All Crimes

    05/04/2006 8:44:56 AM PDT · by neverdem · 73 replies · 1,056+ views
    NY Times ^ | May 4, 2006 | DIANE CARDWELL
    A push to require all convicted criminals in New York to submit their DNA to a central database is gaining crucial support in Albany, where officials say it could create the most comprehensive DNA collection system in the nation. If the proposal becomes law, it would make New York the only state to require collecting DNA from everyone convicted of felonies and misdemeanors, including youthful offenders convicted in criminal court, officials said. Currently, 43 states require that people convicted of all felonies submit DNA, but none require samples from those convicted of all misdemeanors, and New York has required those...
  • (VANITY) To close your PAYPAL ACCOUNT

    08/11/2005 2:46:24 PM PDT · by Fawn · 82 replies · 6,138+ views
    Paypal people ^ | August 11,2005 | ME
    ALL--the other day I was discussing the closing of my PayPal account and what they wanted from me in order to do this. I wrote them again to ask them how I can close my account and I wanted to share this with everyone to show you what you have to do in order to close an account with PayPal. Something I will not do and think is totally unreasonable.What I ended up doing is canceling that credit card.Here is their response to requesting the closing of my account that has been locked do to lack of use (I also...

    02/10/2005 6:27:02 PM PST · by Quix · 6 replies · 1,381+ views
    A Glimpse Ahead Timothy Snodgrass The Impossible Will Come Alive In 2005 01/28/05 In January of 2004, as we began to intercede for the New Year the Holy Spirit gave us the prophetic slogan, "The Seas will Roar in 2004". This year we were given a new slogan, "The Impossible will come Alive in 2005". As the veil of darkness begins to come down over nations and regions, along with great shakings will come great breakthroughs; signs, wonders, healings and a spectacular release of miracles in impossible circumstances. This year, although we are ultimately poised to gain much ground, there...
  • What's with all the dead scientists?

    01/26/2005 4:41:33 PM PST · by Middle-O-Road · 231 replies · 3,894+ views
    What's the deal with all the dead scientists?
  • California Home Power Bill Prompts Pot Probe (Police find computers and dishwasher, but no drugs)

    03/28/2004 10:21:43 AM PST · by Mini-14 · 16 replies · 2,525+ views
    Yahoo ^ | March 28, 2004
    CARLSBAD, Calif. - When police noticed Dina Dagy's family was spending $250 to $300 a month on electricity, they suspected a marijuana farm was flourishing under high-intensity lights inside their suburban home.What they found when they showed up with a drug-sniffing dog and a search warrant was a wife and mother who does several loads of laundry a day, keeps a dishwashing machine going, has three electricity-guzzling computers and three kids who can't remember to turn the lights out when they leave a room."It's hard to believe a high utility bill would be enough to issue a state warrant," said...

    03/01/2003 10:40:36 AM PST · by forest · 4 replies · 247+ views
    Fiedor Report On the News #304 ^ | 3-2-03 | Doug Fiedor
    All retroactive laws are unconstitutional. Supposedly, we are protected against such heavy-handed political impositions. Our social compact with government, the United States Constitution, forbids such actions by government. That is, if We the People are willing to enforce the issue. First, we should ask our Representatives and Senators if they intend to honor their oath of office. You know, the one where they swear to uphold, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States. . . . Then, ask your Member of Congress to read Article I, Section 9, paragraph 3 of the Constitution, which states: "No Bill of...