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  • Allow for Cadet Peter Wang to receive a Full Honors Military Burial

    02/21/2018 5:10:23 PM PST · by Kartographer · 10 replies
    Peter Wang, 15, was one of the students killed in Florida this past week. He was a Jrotc Cadet who was last seen, in uniform, holding doors open and thus allowing other students, teachers, and staff to flee to safety. Wang was killed in the process. His selfless and heroic actions have led to the survival of dozens in the area. Wang died a hero, and deserves to be treated as such, and deserves a full honors military burial.
  • I'm starting to get tired of this gun coverage...are you?

    02/21/2018 4:33:25 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 67 replies
    Guava Cheese Puff | February 21, 2018 | Guava Cheese Puff
    Tell me how this crap ends.
  • Why The Next Oil Boom Will Be Fueled By Blockchain

    02/21/2018 4:16:35 PM PST · by bananaman22 · 14 replies
    Oilprice.com ^ | 21-02-2017 | Mike
    Big Oil is due for a disruption. The world’s most important industry has been carrying on without any significant changes in its day to day routine for far too long. But now, the new tech on the block has its sights set on the multi-trillion-dollar oil and gas sector. It’s official: Blockchain technology has infiltrated Big Oil. The hype behind blockchain has reached a full-blown frenzy. And for good reason. The technology, which creates secure ledgers for digital transactions and rapidly accelerates the pace at which transactions can be made, has the potential to disrupt every major industry: real estate,...
  • "Puff Graham' And The Rest Is History

    02/21/2018 2:43:39 PM PST · by Nextrush · 19 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 2/21/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    Billy Graham was part of the conservative movement in 20th Century Protestantism as 'fundamentalist' and 'modernist' divisions split up the major denominations and led to independent churches and para-church organizations sprouting up across the country. Dr. Graham spent the 1940's as a touring evangelist for Youth for Christ. Graham preached from town to town. Tents were erected for evangelistic meetings and he went here, there and everywhere from coast to coast. A series of meetings were held in my area (York,PA) in 1948. Then one day a famous man, a wealthy wan and a man with a media empire walked...
  • Bunkerville Standoff: Ryan Bundy Seeks Evidentiary Hearing On Wooten Memo

    02/21/2018 1:58:10 PM PST · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 2/20/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    There's a redacted version of it in the public domain right now, but Ryan Bundy would like to see full disclosure of a memo written by a Bureau of Land Management agent about the corrupt nature of the federal investigation of the Bundys and their supporters in connection with the Bunkerville Standoff. His motion to unseal Larry Wooten's letter was filed in US District Court in Las Vegas today (Tuesday February 20th). Charged have been dismissed against him in connection with the Bunkerville Standoff, but prosecutors want to reverse US District Judge Gloria M. Navarro's dismissal "with prejudice" of the...
  • Gun Control Across The World Only Leads To Acid, Knifings, And Bombings

    02/21/2018 12:37:57 PM PST · by Red Badger · 10 replies
    thefederalist.com ^ | February 21, 2018 | By Jason Jellison
    I wish that I could tell you that my life in Bangkok is better with very few guns in the city, but now I have to watch out for bombs. I have been living in Bangkok for nearly half a decade now, but I was raised in America, and I too am watching the extensive back and forth between gun rights supporters and those pushing for strict gun control in the wake of the Florida school shooting. In my extensive world travels, I have made a number of observations in countries that have gun control that might add something of...
  • Ranking U.S. Presidents

    02/21/2018 12:19:26 PM PST · by SonofCuchulainn · 8 replies
    New Boston Post ^ | Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | Matt McDonald
    ... The next time you see some bow-tied, goateed, bespectacled tweedy intoning on television about some historical this-or-that, just keep these rankings in mind. This is not just a difference of opinion; it’s lunacy. Ideology obviously informs how someone looks at political figures. But in the case of these political scientists, ideology doesn’t just color their opinions; it crushes common sense.
  • YouTube Has Terminated One Of The Best Sources I Have – Operation Name And Shame Has Begun...

    02/21/2018 11:22:28 AM PST · by davikkm · 33 replies
    IWB ^ | Ruby Henley
    I checked into YouTube this morning to update on the news.  My favorite reporter, Charles Walton, had been terminated!  I am in shock.  He has been reporting on the Florida school shooting and the Las Vegas Massacre – I guess he found out too much. I then went to my second best source, Dustin Nemos, and discovered what is coming down the Tube.  Dustin is being censored, also, but his channel is still up.  The following video is from Dustin Nemos , and I hope you can watch it. If the video has been removed here are links to inform...
  • Palestinian President Abbas Addresses the UN Security Council with More Bombast

    02/21/2018 10:09:25 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/21/18 | Joseph Klein
    So much for the UN’s commitment to real face-to-face dialogue or moral clarity. As Ambassador Haley observed, “The problem is that the UN has proven itself time and again to be a grossly biased organization when it comes to Israel.” Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas addressed the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday, February 20th. He delivered many of the same old Palestinian talking points. He claimed that the Palestinians remain open to negotiations based on the pre-June 1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as the Palestinian capital. “We are ready to take the longest journey,” Abbas declared. “We are ready...
  • President Trump and the Darkest Hour

    02/21/2018 9:47:31 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 02/21/18 | Jim O'Neill
    Churchill faced the immense juggernaut of Hitler’s military might. President Trump faces the collectivist agenda of an entrenched, fanatical, ruthless, well-funded and prolific globalist elite (and their attendant useful idiots) If you support President Trump and have not yet seen the movie “Darkest Hour” permit me to suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity. If you are anything like myself you will be struck by the similarities between the challenges faced by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in the early days of WW II, and those faced by American President Donald Trump almost eighty years later.
  • Polar Bear Attack Stopped with Three Shots from .44 Magnum Revolver

    02/21/2018 9:18:33 AM PST · by marktwain · 56 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 22 February, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    On Thursday, 19 March, 2015, a woman with a .44 magnum stopped a polar bear from attacking Jakub Moravec, 37, in the Svalbard archipelago. Polar bear attacks are expected there, and tourists are not allowed unless they carry a high powered firearm. In this case, the rifles were left outside the tents, but inside the protective alarm wire. The armed woman, mother of Zuzanna Hakova, shot the bear three times with the revolver. From telegraph.co.uk: They were lucky to be alive after a polar bear broke into their tent on a remote Norwegian island and tried to maul them....
  • The Power to Upgrade Our Own Biology Is in Sight—But Is Society Ready for Human Enhancement?

    02/21/2018 7:37:41 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 27 replies
    SingularityHub ^ | 2/15/18 | Raya Bidshahri
    Upgrading our biology may sound like science fiction, but attempts to improve humanity actually date back thousands of years. Every day, we enhance ourselves through seemingly mundane activities such as exercising, meditating, or consuming performance-enhancing drugs, such as caffeine or adderall. However, the tools with which we upgrade our biology are improving at an accelerating rate and becoming increasingly invasive. In recent decades, we have developed a wide array of powerful methods, such as genetic engineering and brain-machine interfaces, that are redefining our humanity. In the short run, such enhancement technologies have medical applications and may be used to treat...
  • Nevertheless She Persisted

    02/21/2018 7:36:25 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 12 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 2-21-18 | MOTUS
    On this day in history: 1848 - Marx publishes Manifesto – and Elizabeth Warren was there 1828 - Cherokee receive their first printing press – and Elizabeth Warren was there I understand Lizzy later went on to join the WWII Code Talkers as well. Last week – to advance her chances in 2020 - she dropped in uninvited at the National Congress of American Indians' winter session in Washington in an attempt to put to rest the controversy surrounding her claim of Native American (minority) status. She didn’t apologize for the cultural appropriation (only required of non-minority conservatives) in fact...
  • At UN Mahmoud Abbas Shuns Responsibility for Failed Peace Process, Blames US and Israel Instead

    02/21/2018 7:26:58 AM PST · by judeasamaria · 7 replies
    Lev Haolam ^ | Feb 21, 2018 | Lev Haolam
    The President of the PA, Mahmoud Abbas, addressed the United Nations Security Council yesterday. Of note was the fact that during the PA president’s speech, he told the audience that his people were part of a culture of coexistence, that he wished for his people to far from terrorism and extremism and finally that the United States had contradicted itself and was not capable of solving the “regional conflict”. In addition to what Abbas said, as usual, he conveniently forgot to mention that the PA pays terrorists and their families for murdering Israelis. He also conveniently forgot to mention that...
  • David Hogg, “Interviewing” Student About Shooting 4 HOURS Ahead Of Actual Shooting (videos in link)

    02/21/2018 7:19:51 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 75 replies
    GOPRELOAD ^ | 02/20/18
    Okay this is the MOST damning evidence against this kid, this shooting, this whole gun control hysteria. Watch and notice at 56 secs in He states he is recording at 9:32 BUT the shooting took place at 2:19 PM At 2:02 in the video the girl states she texted her sisters, “Shooting at my school. I am safe” The heavily armed man, identified as Nikolas Cruz, 19, arrived at the school in an Uber at 2:19 p.m., shortly before dismissal time. He made his way “purposefully” toward the freshman building, said a police report released Thursday. via NYTimes Early today...
  • NYT Columnist Wants Banks To Block You Buying Guns

    02/21/2018 7:15:34 AM PST · by Simon Green · 30 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | 02/20/18 | Tom Knighton
    The left doesn’t want you to buy guns. They want to do anything and everything they can to keep you from purchasing firearms through any means available to them. Normally, this takes the form of new laws that would make it illegal for you to purchase a firearm, but a columnist at the New York Times has a new idea. He wants the finance industry to block you using their cards to buy firearms. Here’s an idea. What if the finance industry — credit card companies like Visa, Mastercard and American Express; credit card processors like First Data; and banks...
  • Stop Mistaking Evil for Mental Illness

    02/21/2018 6:41:09 AM PST · by DWW1990 · 26 replies
    www.TrevorGrantThomas.com ^ | 2/21/2018 | Trevor Grant Thomas
    I know almost nothing of the mental condition of confessed mass murderer Nikolas Cruz, and almost certainly, neither do you. There are few, if any, who can give a reliable opinion of the young man’s psychiatric state as he walked into [a FL h.s.] and killed 17. Nevertheless, after his killing spree... many in the media, along with the public at large, were willing at least to imply, if not directly describe, Mr. Cruz as someone who was “mentally disturbed,” “mentally ill,” “crazy,” a “nut-job,” a “psycho,”... and so on. Those with a wide array of varying political and spiritual...
  • Hillary Clinton Urges Political Action In Response To Parkland Shooting

    02/21/2018 6:31:58 AM PST · by davikkm · 41 replies
    IWB ^ | Ruby Henley
    It is hard to imagine that the Left would take a young survivor of a school shooting and coach him to say and do whatever they want; however, I think this is exactly what they are doing. Hillary Clinton tweeted about David Hogg, as David has been speaking out in a very political tone. She praised him and, of course, agreed with him. She urged political action “This week we lost 17 Americans in Parkland – the deadliest school shooting since Sandy Hook in 2012. Since then, 438 people have been shot and 138 killed in over 230 school shootings,”...
  • President Trump Hasn’t “Closed the Door” on an “Assault Weapon” Ban

    02/21/2018 6:13:21 AM PST · by Simon Green · 70 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 02/21/18 | Robert Farago
    “White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders also told reporters that Trump hasn’t ‘closed the door’ on a potential ban of assault-style weapons and ‘hasn’t yet determined’ whether there should be a federal age limit for purchasing semi-automatic rifles.” – Other gun bans besides ‘bump stocks’? [via seekingalpha.com]
  • No NFA Firearm

    02/21/2018 5:01:54 AM PST · by w1n1 · 17 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 2/21/2018 | J Hines
    Folks it's not often that we get a firearm that we’re excited about, and that we feel like falls in an innovative category. Let’s face it: Everybody’s making an AR-15, a lot of people are making 1911s, and a lot of people are not making striker-fire handguns. This particular weapon, and we’re gonna call it a weapon, we’re gonna call it a firearm, because it’s not a shotgun even though it resembles one. What we’re gonna be doing is, we’re gonna do a review on this thing, because it classifies by the ATF’s definition as a firearm. Again, it’s not...