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  • Missouri Senate Bans All Federal Gun Control Laws in Proposed Bill

    03/20/2019 2:58:06 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 107 replies
    The Sentinel ^ | March 19, 2019 | Max Headroom
    Missouri may have just made the most monumental step towards freedom and individual liberty since the signing of the Bill of Rights. In an upcoming vote by Missouri’s state senate, the state is expected to pass a bill that would nullify ALL Federal gun laws and regulations, and make enforcement of those laws by federal officers within the State of Missouri a criminal offense. Republicans control both U.S. Senate seats and more than two-thirds of the seats in both the Missouri House and Senate. Like it’s predecessor, SB613, Bill SB367 and it’s companion, House Bill HB786, would prevent all state...
  • GOP senator disinvited to Republican event over vote against Trump's emergency declaration

    03/19/2019 10:14:18 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 53 replies
    The Hill ^ | 18 Mar 19 | ZACK BUDRYK
    A Missouri county GOP committee disinvited Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) to a dinner event next month, citing his recent vote against President Trump’s emergency declaration to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Blunt joined 11 Senate Republicans, and all Democrats, in voting to block the declaration, prompting the Christian County Republican Central Committee to rescind his invitation to the local GOP’s Lincoln/Trump Day Dinner, scheduled for April 6 in Ozark. “I am so disappointed in you now that I can hardly speak,” Wanda Martens, the party committee’s events chairwoman, wrote in an email to Blunt’s office obtained by The...
  • “Hamilton” Star Tweeted About Blacks and Drunk Women on St. Patrick’s Day (& "Raping for Trayvon")

    11/22/2016 4:52:32 AM PST · by brucedickinson · 36 replies
    Irish Central ^ | 11-21-2016 | Niall O'Dowd
    But Dixon was guilty of a very bizarre comment himself involving St. Patrick's Day. The tweet from 2012 sprang back into prominence on Sunday because of the "Hamilton" furor with many commentators claiming it refers to blacks raping drunken girls on St. Patrick’s Day.
  • Ferguson Activists Dying In Puzzling Numbers (Ways)

    03/17/2019 5:31:00 PM PDT · by PittsburghAfterDark · 67 replies
    AP ^ | March 17, 2019 | Jim Salter
    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Two young men were found dead inside torched cars. Three others died of apparent suicides. Another collapsed on a bus, his death ruled an overdose. Six deaths, all involving men with connections to protests in Ferguson, Missouri, drew attention on social media and speculation in the activist community that something sinister was at play. Police say there is no evidence the deaths have anything to do with the protests stemming from a white police officer’s fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, and that only two were homicides with no known link to the protests. But some...
  • Missouri bill calls for an AR-15 in every home while N.C. county becomes latest ‘gun sanctuary’

    03/17/2019 10:28:27 AM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 17 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 3/17/19 | Jon Dougherty
    Conservatives are continuing to push back against Leftist Democrat attempts around the country and in Washington to impose new gun control legislation. In North Carolina, Cherokee County has become the latest jurisdiction to take a page from the illegal alien sanctuary movement and declare itself a “gun sanctuary.” The county becomes at least the 60th around the country where local governments have voiced opposition to encroaching gun control laws by stating they won’t actively enforce federal gun laws if they are in conflict with their definition of the Second Amendment’s “infringement” clause. The Cherokee County Board voted 3-2 in favor...
  • Puzzling number of men tied to Ferguson protests have died

    03/17/2019 9:26:41 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 77 replies
    Associated Press ^ | March 17, 2019 | Jim Salter
    Two young men were found dead inside torched cars. Three others died of apparent suicides. Another collapsed on a bus, his death ruled an overdose. Six deaths, all involving men with connections to protests in Ferguson, Missouri, drew attention on social media and speculation in the activist community that something sinister was at play. Police say there is no evidence the deaths have anything to do with the protests stemming from a white police officer’s fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, and that only two were homicides with no known link to the protests. But some activists say their concerns...
  • BREAKING: Senate rejects border declaration 59-41

    03/14/2019 11:55:30 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 379 replies
    twitter ^ | 03/14/2019 | Frank Thorp V
    Senate PASSES resolution to terminate President Trump's emergency declaration at the border, 59-41, sending it to Trump's desk for him to veto (as he has threatened to do). 12 GOP YES VOTES: Alexander Blunt Collins Lee Moran Murkowski Paul Portman Romney Rubio Toomey Wicker
  • Woman kills boyfriend, claims she accidentally shot him in the head while reenacting movie scene

    03/11/2019 5:30:26 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 55 replies
    CrimeOnline ^ | 3/10/2019 | Chris Agee
    Authorities in Missouri say a woman fatally shot her boyfriend at a home in Fulton on Thursday. According to Fox News, 37-year-old Kalesha Peterson later told police that she used a .38-caliber handgun while attempting to reenact a movie scene with 36-year-old David Dalton. She said the two had been drinking and she did not intend to actually shoot the victim, according to a statement from the Fulton Police Department. A medical examiner’s report indicated the victim died from a single gunshot wound to the head and police say they found two spent shell casings at the scene. “Peterson advised...
  • Video - Cops Toss Hospital Room of Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer Patient's Room (Looking for THC Pills)

    03/09/2019 12:53:26 PM PST · by gaijin · 96 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 10th, 2019 | me
    I've never smoked pot and I don't like potheads. But THIS made even me angry. Nolan Sousley from Bolivar, Missouri has Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer --he's on his way to check out for good. Yet the cops barge in and toss his whole hospital room anyway. And the circumstances didn't prevent the police from humiliating him, either. You'd think he was maybe a dealer in a pimp outfit. Sousley ad a yuge bong, right? Nope. He playing some Hendrix and seen rolling some joints, right? Nope. He has some **pills that contain THC**. Yeah, for his PAIN. Cuz they're less...
  • Justice Thomas working behind the scenes to boost Trump’s court nominee

    03/02/2019 2:23:37 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | February 28, 2019 | Ann E. Marimow and Seung Min Kim
    Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is working behind the scenes to boost the prospects of Neomi Rao, one of his former law clerks, to serve on a powerful federal appeals court in Washington — speaking privately with at least two Republican senators as she faces a contentious confirmation fight. Sen. Josh Hawley (Mo.) who publicly questioned how Rao would rule on issues such as abortion before supporting her in a key vote Thursday, disclosed this week that he had called Thomas. The justice has also phoned Sen. Tim Scott (S.C.), a sometimes deciding voice on controversial nominees. “He called me...
  • Missouri Democrats try to rebuild. ‘There is no knight coming to save the party'

    03/01/2019 8:52:24 AM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 15 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | November 9, 2018 | BY ALLISON KITE, JASON HANCOCK, AND LINDSAY WISE
    Missouri Democrats’ presence in state politics has shriveled to its smallest in well over a decade as the once-purple state turns deeper crimson.
  • Female Football Player Makes History With Full College Scholarship Offer

    02/27/2019 3:07:12 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 90 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | February 27, 2019 | Emily Caron
    Toni Harris became the first female football player at a skill position to sign a letter of intent for a football scholarship on Tuesday when she committed to Central Methodist University in Missouri. The Detroit native currently plays free safety for East Los Angeles Community College. Harris took to Twitter to announce the news. "Such a cry baby but I'm ready for my new journey @CMUEaglesFB!"
  • Federal Judge Denies Planned Parenthood's Request to Block State Law

    02/22/2019 9:13:42 PM PST · by gopno1 · 11 replies
    KMIZ ABC 17 News ^ | Katie Greathouse
    denial_20190222214439 A federal judge rejected Planned Parenthood's request Friday for the court to block a state regulation that the organization says is preventing it from getting a license to perform local abortions. Comprehensive Health of Planned Parenthood Great Plains filed the renewed motion for a preliminary injunction in its case against the state of Missouri in December. The clinic's license to perform abortions expired in October after a federal judge declined to renew it.
  • Charles Barkley: Worrying About ‘Stupid’ Confederate Statues a ‘Waste’ of Time

    08/18/2017 1:46:18 PM PDT · by davikkm · 33 replies
    breitbart ^ | TRENT BAKER
    https://twitter.com/_/status/898285458475687936 In light of the recent movement to remove Confederate statues, NBA legend Charles Barkley said worrying about “those stupid statues” was a “waste” of time. Barkley said in his 54 years he has “never thought about those statues,” adding he would rather worry about bettering the black community.
  • Charles Barkley: 'We Need the Cops,' Without Them 'We'd Be Living in The Wild, Wild West!'

    07/16/2016 12:31:21 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 45 replies
    CNS News ^ | July 15, 2016 | Michael W. Chapman
    Former NBA star Charles Barkley, now an analyst on Inside the NBA, said that most of the blacks killed that he has known were killed by other blacks -- not by white cops -- which he finds morally outrageous because it is rarely discussed, and he stressed that "we need the cops" because, without them, "we'd be living in the wild, wild West!" During a July 12 discussion on the Dan Le Batard radio show about the police and black men, Barkley said, “We don’t have near the outrages we do when a white cop kills somebody. Dan, I’ve been...
  • Charles Barkley doubles down on Ferguson: ‘We as black people, we have a lot of crooks’

    12/03/2014 3:28:16 PM PST · by george76 · 38 replies
    Washington Times ^ | December 3, 2014 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    Charles Barkley of NBA fame said he’s not backtracking on his earlier characterization of Ferguson violent rioters and looters as “scumbags” — and moreover, the grand jury was quite right in not indicting policeman Darren Wilson. ... “We, as black people, we have a lot of crooks,” he said, CNN reported. “We can’t just wait until something like [the Brown shooting] happens. We have to look at ourselves in the mirror. There is a reason that they racially profile us in the way they do. Sometimes it is wrong. and sometimes it is right.” ... “To be burning peoples’ property,...
  • Charles Barkley: Rioters are 'scumbags'

    12/02/2014 8:25:50 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/02/2014 | Carol Brown
    Charles Barkley isn’t afraid to speak truth to power.  The man has integrity – a rare commodity these days. Case in point: with regard to Ferguson, Barkley has been unafraid to call rioters and looters “scumbags.”  Nor has he been stingy with praise for police who work in black neighborhoods. Yahoo News reports: Former NBA star Charles Barkley recently called Ferguson looters "scumbags," praised police officers who work in black neighborhoods, and said he supports the decision made by the grand jury not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the Michael Brown shooting. During an interview on 97.5 The...
  • Charles Barkley: Let’s face it, the Ferguson grand jury got it right

    12/01/2014 3:50:13 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    Hot Air ^ | December 1, 2014 | AllahPundit
    Not the first time he’s taken the “wrong side” of a shooting transformed in haste into a Teachable Moment about race relations in America. Once the death of Michael Brown was reduced to a microcosm of police discrimination against young black men, Darren Wilson had to be guilty or else that discrimination didn’t exist. The retreat to identity was the natural way to process an incident that was supposed to be simple but became too complex for easy narratives. No one told Barkley, though. “The true story came out from the grand jury testimony,” Barkley said, adding that he was...
  • Sir Charles Barkley: The Last American Who Can Speak His Mind on Obama and Ferguson Without Blowback

    12/01/2014 1:39:13 PM PST · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | December 1, 2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: There's only one man in America who can say anything about race and not get any blowback. There is only one man who can opine in a way contrary to the civil rights coalition version of events and not get any blowback. I'm not talking about Sharpton or Jackson. They get blowback from opponents and so forth. I'm not talking about them. There's one person not involved in the civil rights movement, not involved in the race base, there's only one man in America who can react to this and say whatever he wants to say publicly, not on...
  • Former NBA Star Charles Barkley Slams Ferguson Rioters, Leftstream Media and Obama

    12/01/2014 11:02:09 AM PST · by shove_it · 27 replies
    TPNN ^ | 1 Dec 2014 | Jennifer Burke
    One thing you can say about former NBA star and current analyst Charles Barkley is that he is not afraid to speak his mind. Like many other celebrities, Barkley has spoken out about the decision by a Ferguson grand jury to not indict Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown and the aftermath that has ensued. However, Barkley’s stance may come as a surprise to some. During an interview on 97.5 The Fanatic in Philadelphia with Mike Missanelli on Tuesday, the day after the decision was announced, Barkley was asked to share his thoughts on Ferguson. Missanelli asked...