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Yes, The NRA Is Countering Michael Bloomberg’s Anti-Gun Efforts

The National Rifle Association Of America is spending $2 Million to air these ads featuring Kimberly Weeks. Ms. Weeks was raped by an intruder when she was 20 years old. The assaulter came into her dorm room and into her bedroom. Her story is compelling. There are two versions. First is the longer minute and a half version where she tells her story. Second is the thirty second spot that leaves out most of the story but challenges Bloomberg’s hypocrisy.

Here is the longer version:

Here is the shorter:

NRA has set up a site to deal with Bloomberg. It is called MeetBloomberg.com

Read more at Bearing Arms

If you are not a member, Join the NRA. They are currently offering discount-priced memberships. We can use your support.

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Security Camera Records Failed Home Invasion

Worth a watch. One thing stopped the crime. Can you tell what it was?

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OH. My…

Louisiana State Senator Elbert Guillory speaks directly to the black community in Louisiana about Senator Mary Landrieu and it is one of the most powerful, yet low-key, political ads I have ever seen.

We have met Senator Guillory here before when he changed his party affiliation from Democrat to Republican. Also when he started the ‘Free at Last PAC’. And a third time when he called Democrats ‘Termites’ that are eating away the foundations of our country.

With outspoken, principled men like Senator Guillory speaking directly to the black community about the myriad ways that the Democrats have failed them, there is a possibility that a movement away from the economic prison can start. If so, it appears that shift will start in Louisiana.

His ‘Free at Last PAC is here’.

Update: It’s not just Senator Guillory who has moved to reject Democrats.

Below is a video clip of the Mayor of Berkeley, Missouri. Berkeley is in Saint Louis County, close to Ferguson where Michael Brown was shot and killed and people rioted. The Mayor has put together a group that calls themselves the Fanny Lou Hamer Coalition.

Here they tell reporters that they are tired of being disrespected by Democrat politicians and are supporting a Republican, Rick Stream for St Louis County Executor. The important part of the video:

Hoskins – “This is about year after year we have been ignored. I take no more. The County Exec will be determined by the black community and we have selected and endorsed Rick Stream.”

Hoskins – “Some times you have to spank you child. We are punishing the Democratic Party because they have disrespected us.”

Read more at the Gateway Pundit

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Vice News: “Monkey Meat and the Ebola Outbreak in Liberia”

Here is a little insight into West Africa where both HIV and Ebola came from. After watching this video I am astounded that these diseases are not more prevalent there. Somehow it gives me a little hope for western countries. We live a completely different life than they.

The people in Liberia seem to deny that Ebola even exists.

This was published on June 26, 2014.

West Africa is being plagued by a new outbreak of Ebola — a terrifying disease that causes its victims to bleed to death from the inside out. Ebola has no cure, and the latest epidemic is spreading fast.

VICE News visited Liberia, where many feel the new outbreak began, borne from the bushmeat markets of Lofa. Western scientists feel that the consumption and preparation of meat from monkeys, fruit bats, and other forest animals is behind the transmission of Ebola, and possibly a new supervirus, which if left uncontrolled could kill a third of the world’s population.”

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I Wanna Go To Work At Dillon Aero…

… testing their 7.62×51 minguns. The night work looks like a gas.

Watch the volume.

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FBI Is Moving Toward Smaller Caliber Handguns

Hollywood style knock-down power does not exist in a handgun

Hollywood style knock-down power does not exist in a handgun

After the Miami shootout in which several agents were shot and some killed, the Federal Bureau of Investigation looked for more effective handguns for their troops. They tried the 10mm for a while. It’s more powerful than the .45 ACP. But they found it broke their guns and their people didn’t shoot it well. So they adopterd the 10mm short, more commonly known as the .40 S&W. Now they are rethinking that choice and are leaning toward the 9mm Parabellum or 9mm Luger cartridge.

Their studies have shown a few things that justify the smaller caliber. The thing they miss, though, is improved training. That point is well made, whether intentional or not, by their assertion that, “LEO’s miss between 70 – 80 percent of the shots fired during a shooting incident”. That is quite an observation.

It means that only 20-30% of their shots strike the intended target. This would go a long way toward explaining the number of bystanders that are wounded during a shooting incident. Remember the autopsy report on the killing of Michael Brown In Ferguson, MO. Notice that he was shot 6-8 times, all in his right side. The officer fired at least ten shots.

BROWN autopsy report

The Bureau’s solution is to give their agents smaller caliber guns that hold more cartridges. There is no mention of increased training. Below is a list of justifications from their study:

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More Corruption At The White House

It never ends. Chicago-style corruption in the Oval office.

Court: Obama Admin Can’t Hide Investigation into Former White House Adviser

Austan Goolsbee suspected of illegally revealing Koch tax details to press

Austan Goolsbee

Austan Goolsbee

The Obama administration must acknowledge the existence of an independent investigation into former White House senior economics adviser Austan Goolsbee’s alleged unauthorized access to the Koch brother’s tax returns, a court ruled Tuesday.

A federal judge ruled the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) must disclose to watchdog group Cause of Action whether records of an investigation exist.

Cause of Action filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit after TIGTA refused to confirm or deny the existence of the investigation in what is commonly known as a “Glomar response.”

“The court has ruled that the federal government cannot hide behind confidentiality laws to prevent Americans from knowing if our President has gained unauthorized access to their tax information,” Cause of Action executive director Dan Epstein said in a statement Tuesday. “This is a decisive win for all Americans and for government transparency and accountability.”

Read more at the Washington Free Beacon

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Just How Incompetent Is The Secret Service?

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This incompetent:

Armed contractor with criminal record was on elevator with Obama in Atlanta

A security contractor with a gun and three prior convictions for assault and battery was allowed on an elevator with President Obama during a Sept. 16 trip to Atlanta, violating Secret Service protocols, according to three people familiar with the incident.

The incident occurred as Obama appeared at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to discuss the U.S. response to the Ebola crisis.

The contractor did not comply when Secret Service agents asked him to stop using a phone camera to videotape the president in the elevator, according to the people familiar with the incident.

Agents questioned him, and used a database check to learn of his criminal history.

When a supervisor from the private security firm approached and learned of the agents’ concern, the contractor was fired on the spot and agreed to turn over his gun — surprising agents, who had not realized he was armed during his encounter with Obama.”

From Stars and Stripes

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“Yet More IRS Employees Busted for Stealing Taxpayers’ Identities”

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If you were an identity thief you would need access to people’s Social Security numbers. Even better would be to know bank account numbers, addresses, and personal information. Where would be the best place in the world to find that information – and in unending quantities?

Go to work for the Internal Revenue Service.

Conversely, if you have been working at the IRS for some time how tempting would it be to make use of the private information you came in contact with every day?

It’s hard to keep up with the privacy-threatening shenanigans at the Internal Revenue Service, but let’s give it a try. Just days after revealing that the tax agency’s failure to follow its own rules put the private data of 1.4 million people at risk, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration publicized the sentencing of Tax Examining Technician Missy Sledge for aggravated identity theft and mail fraud, and IRS employee Monica Hernandez for making and subscribing a false income tax return, wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft.

According to the Inspector General’s Office, “as part of her official IRS duties, Sledge had access to taxpayers’ personal identifiers, including names, Social Security Numbers (SSN), dates of birth, and addresses, as well as information about tax professionals. Sledge used this access in furtherance of an identity theft scheme which included the filing of fraudulent tax returns and the subsequent theft of refunds.”

Read more at Reason.com

I wonder just how common this is. These people were doing this for some time and got caught. That indicates that they left tracks that bureaucrats were able to follow. There may be more investigations underway but consider the possibility of other IRS employees who were not quite as careless as Sledge and Hernandez.

We already know that Internal Revenue is crooked. We have seen how it’s leaders target political foes, lie about it, and brag about, “… following the law when they can.”. That kind of leadership has an effect on underlings. Relaxed standards of honesty are passed along. Everyone knows that they can get away with stuff.

The IRS needs a shake-up. All the lying cheaters should be arrested and serve long sentences. The rest of the IRS employees, the ones who haven’t been caught yet, should be out of work.

I like Senator Cruz’ idea. Your tax rate should be flatter and fairer. Your return should be the size of a postcard.

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Abortion: “NPR Forced Me To Have The Talk With My Six-Year-Old”

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My little daughter doesn’t need to fear her body this young, NPR.

It crept up on me, but it was suddenly time to have the talk. I switched off the radio as I was driving my oldest daughter to a lesson, and slowly let out my breath. Obviously, my daughter was feeling things she had never felt before, and a quick glance was enough to tell me that now was a time she needed me to talk. She asked, “Mommy, what were they talking about, ending pregnancies?”

You see, the car radio was on, and the National Public Radio (NPR) lead-in sounded innocuous enough: “In the central market in San Salvador, you can buy just about anything you want: tomatoes by the wheelbarrow full. Fresh goat’s milk straight from the goat. Underwear. Plumbing supplies. Fruit. Hollywood’s latest blockbusters burned straight onto a DVD.”

But it quickly segued to bitter tea and stronger pills to take care of an unwanted pregnancy (“Even when Abortion is Illegal, The Market May Sell Pills For Abortion”). Suddenly I had the talk—about abortion!—with my newly turned six-year old daughter.

What may have best captured the incident is my six-year old’s flummoxed response at the end of our conversation: “But, mommy, they’re going to give people ideas!” And those ideas are to buy illegal drugs and take the wrong medicines on purpose because you have a baby inside you.”

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Saint Louis Police Chief Must Have Never Heard Of Tom Foley

Tom Foley

Tom Foley

Tom Foley was Speaker of the US House of Representatives from June 6, 1989 – January 3, 1995. He represented the fifth district of Washington State. In 1992 voters approved an initiative ballot setting term limits for elected officials in Washington State. Foley filed suit against it and had it overturned.

However, in Foley’s bid for a 16th term in the House, his Republican opponent, George Nethercutt, used the issue against him, repeatedly citing the caption of the federal case brought by Foley, “Foley against the People of the State of Washington”. Nethercutt vowed that if elected, he would not serve more than three terms in the House (but ultimately served for five terms). Foley lost in a narrow race that coincided with the Republican electoral triumph of 1994.”

What does this have to do with Saint Louis? This:

Chief Dotson

Chief Dotson

When Missourians voted overwhelmingly in favor of Amendment 5, which amends the Missouri constitution to state that the right to keep and bear arms in “unalienable,” they did so in defiance of the wishes of St. Louis Police chief Sam Dotson, who tried (unsuccessfully) to keep the measure off the ballot in the first place. One might think that with 61 percent of the electorate having voted for the amendment, he would find himself forced to admit defeat.

As the Maryville Daily Forum reported last week, though, attributing even that modest degree of wisdom to Chief Dotson would be overly optimistic:

Opponents of a gun-rights amendment recently approved by Missouri voters filed a legal challenge Wednesday asking the state Supreme Court to overturn the election results on the grounds that it was misleading.”

As with the similar lawsuit filed before the election Dotson and Rebecca Morgan, of “Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America,” the suit claims, in effect, that Missouri voters were not clever enough to know what they voted for when they approved Amendment 5 by such a huge margin. Therefore, their votes shouldn’t count.”

Read more at the Washington Examiner

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“‘Politically Correct’ Secret Service Has Allowed 1,000 Security Lapses”

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From National Review:

An internal Secret Service report revealed more than “1,000 security breaches and vulnerabilities,” according to a House investigator who said that a “politically correct” culture is endangering President Obama.

“There are new details that will come out that — you really have to question if security is their number one objective,” Representative Jason Chaffetz (R., Utah), who sits on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee that is holding a Tuesday hearing on the Secret Service, tells National Review Online. “They want to be politically correct.”

Chaffetz backs that up by reference to the Secret Service’s statement on the most recent security breach, when a man jumped the White House fence and entered the building before being stopped.”

What happened to the Service? Why did they fall so far?

When 9/11 happened and they reconfigure the Secret Service — took it out of Treasury; put it in Homeland Security — and made the director a Senate-confirmed position, it seems to me it became much more of a political appointee as opposed to a director who is a career servant person,” the congressman says.

The result has been a major breakdown in the morale and effectiveness of the people tasked with protecting the First Family.

“I want to hear out the director, I want to give her a chance to try to explain herself, but I’m going into the hearing with the strong impression that there is a total failure in leadership and questionable protocol,” Chaffetz says.”

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Garry Kasparov calls Putin a bigger threat than ISIS

Garry Kimovich Kasparov is a Russian chess Grandmaster, former World Chess Champion, writer, and political activist, considered by many to be the greatest chess player of all time.

Garry Kimovich Kasparov is a Russian chess Grandmaster, former World Chess Champion, writer, and political activist, considered by many to be the greatest chess player of all time.

Chess champion Gary Kasparov sat for an interview with Yahoo News. During that interview he was asked which was a bigger threat, ISIS or Russian President Vladimir Putin. His answer, “Putin, of course”, is just another example of the warnings he has been recently extending. He has frequently warned of Putin’s aims. In the linked article has says that the US could defeat ISIS ‘In a day’. But Putin can not be defeated militarily because he has thousands of nuclear weapons.

He’s right.

After the interview Yahoo’s Bianna Golodryga filed this report. Here are a couple of excerpts:

He chided President Barack Obama for being too late in addressing Putin’s aggression in Ukraine — ultimately annexing Crimea. And while he views the president’s speech at the United Nations — calling Russia’s invasion into Ukraine and ideology of “might makes right” backward —he still believes that actions speak louder than words. Kasparov has extremely harsh words for what he views as European indifference to Putin’s actions, and he compares the world’s complacency with the lead-up to World War II.

Kasparov calls the Islamic State militant group (also known as ISIL and ISIS) a diversion for the world to focus on. He finds it hypocritical that the U.S. and other Western allies have agreed to supply Syrian rebels opposed to IS, while refusing Ukraine’s similar request.”

And:

As for the future, Kasparov sees dark days ahead as long as Putin is in office. He believes that the 2018 World Cup, now currently set to take place in Russia, should be relocated to another country. But that is down the line, Kasparov says, adding that he is currently focused on the upcoming “cold winter.”

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Harf Bag: “ISIS Surprised Everyone, Even Itself”

She says the Islamic State surprised everyone with the extent and speed of their success. Everyone, she says, was surprised when the Iraqi military just gave up and ran.

What did anyone think would happen when the United States refused to help the Iraqi’s? President Obama made it perfectly clear that they could expect nothing from America.

Decisions, or lack of a decision if you prefer, have consequences that nearly anyone could predict. Anyone but the Obama administration, it seems.

These statements from the White House illustrate just how inept they all are. The President runs his mouth on 60 Minutes and now everyone else has to make excuses for him.

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Stupid Commie Says US Constitution Should Be Scrapped

Brazile is Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee. That puts her second behind Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

What this means is that the DNC has taken a position opposing the Constitution of the United States. Can there be any other interpretation? That means they are anti-American.

But we knew that, didn’t we?

Donna Brazile is an American author, academic, and political analyst who is Vice Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee.

Donna Brazile is an American author, academic, and political analyst who is Vice Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee.

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Have You Been Thinking Of Giving Money To Crossroads GPS?

With a record like that why do people even listen to Karl Rove? Yet it seems he is everywhere.

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Obama Speaks In ‘Dialect’ At Congressional Black Caucus – About Himself

Looks high, too.

All around the country, wherever I see folks, they always say, oh, Barack, we’re praying for you – boy, you’re so great; look, you got all gray hair, you looking tired. (Laughter.) We’re praying for you. Which I appreciate…”

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This Is Why Democrats Oppose Voter ID

Nearly 7 MILLION Multiple Voters in 28 States, Report Finds

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The latest interstate voter cross check found 6,951,484 overlapping voter registrations in their recent report, and it is extremely unlikely that this is the total number of multiple voters. (Emphasis mine)

Watchdog.org reports:

Some 6.9 million Americans are registered to vote in two or more states, according to a report obtained by Watchdog.org.

“Our nation’s voter rolls are a mess,” says Catherine Engelbrecht, president of the election-watch group True The Vote.

“Sensible approaches to roll maintenance are fought tooth and nail by radical special interests who can use the duplicity in the system to their advantage,” she said.”

Read more at Progressives Today

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Meet Apollos Hester

Just watch it.

Meet Apollos Hester, a teenage football player from Texas and boy does he have a message for you.”

Thanks to Politichicks

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“Palin To IRS: ‘When You Target Americans, We Get To Target You'”

Reagan toasts Palin

Undeterred by those who wail and gnash their teeth at any reference to guns, Governor Sarah Palin does it again.

On Friday, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin said Americans should target and abolish the IRS for targeting conservatives and right-of-center organizations.
She blasted Obama’s IRS for deciding that the “independent Tea Party Patriots are the enemy of the people” and demanding to know the “content of the prayers” from various pro-life groups.
She also expressed disbelief that the IRS would even conduct “massive, burdensome audits” of adoptive parents who are extending “their hearts” and homes to “help the orphans, downtrodden, and the helpless.”
“To advance liberty and justice for all, when you target Americans, right back atcha, we get to target you,” Palin said at the Values Voters Summit.”

Senator Cruz agrees:

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Bore at Breitbart

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The Department Of Homeland Security Is Run By A Fool

immigrations enforcement

I can’t imagine how the Congressman resisted laughing in his face.

DHS Head Jeh Johnson: Amnesty Will Cause Terrorists to Submit to Background Checks

From my homeland security perspective, I want people who are living in this country undocumented to come forward, to get on the books, and subject themselves to a background check so that I can know who they are and whether it’s the current DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program or a path to citizenship – whether it’s deferred action or earned path to citizenship. From my homeland security perspective, I want people to come forward.”

Read more at Moonbattery

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“Never Trust Anyone Who Hasn’t Been Punched in the Face”

This is three years old but Taki is very observant.

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I think there is a certain worldview that comes from violent experience. It’s something like…manhood. You don’t have to be the world’s greatest badass to be a man, but you have to be willing to throw down when the time is right.

A man who has been in a fight or played violent sports has experienced more of life and manhood than a man who hasn’t. Fisticuffs, wrestling matches, knife fights, violent sport, duels with baseball bats, facing down guns, or getting crushed in the football field—men who have had these experiences are different from men who have not. Men who have trained for or experienced such encounters know about bravery and mental fortitude from firsthand experience. Men who have been tested physically know that inequality is a physical fact. Men who know how to deal out violence know that radical feminism’s tenets—that women and men are equal—are a lie. We know that women are not the same as men: not physically, mentally, or in terms of moral character.”

Then he ties it up with a conclusion:

I’m no great shakes: I’m a shrimpy egghead in a suit who thinks about math all day. I don’t train for fighting anymore, and my experiences with violence are fairly limited. Nonetheless, I judge people on these sorts of things. When I first meet a man, I don’t care what kind of sheepskins or awards he has on his walls. I don’t care if he is liberal or conservative. I want to know if they have my back in a fight. That’s really the only thing that matters.”

You may enjoy it. It’s here

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Ginni Thomas Interviews Bo Snerdly

Mrs. Justice Clarence Thomas interviews for the Daily Caller James Golden who says, among other things, What Liberalism Has Done To Black Communities Is Horrific’.

Golden Is Rush Limbaugh’s call screener. Since day one Limbaugh has called him ‘Bo Snerdly’.

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So Mitt Romney Wants To Help Elect Hillary

Paid for, printed, but never used because he lost

Paid for, printed, but never used because he lost

“Romney 2016 is for real”

By Byron York for the Washington Examiner:

Is Mitt Romney, who ran for the Republican presidential nomination and lost in 2008, ran again and won the nomination but lost the general election in 2012, really thinking about running yet again for president in 2016? Many Republicans have simply assumed not. Romney has seemed to discourage such talk in media appearances, and there has been a general belief that after losing as the party’s nominee, the 67 year-old Romney would return to private life for good.

That belief is wrong. Romney is talking with advisers, consulting with his family, keeping a close eye on the emerging ’16 Republican field, and carefully weighing the pluses and minuses of another run. That doesn’t mean he will decide to do it, but it does mean that Mitt 2016 is a real possibility.”

Barf.

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11 Year Old Girl Double Taps Man Stabbing Her Mother

A child shot a man early Wednesday after police say he stabbed the child’s mother at a home in southeast Oklahoma City. Police report the incident appears to be domestic-related.

What does ‘Domestic Related’ mean?

An 11-year-old girl was called a hero by neighbors Wednesday after she used a handgun to shoot a man who was attacking her mother.

About 4 a.m. Tuesday, Oklahoma City police were called to a home at 3308 SE 89 and found Brandy Moreno, who said she was stabbed by her ex-boyfriend, Leo Henry.

Police said Henry broke into the house and began to attack Moreno until her daughter, Jayda Milsap, 11, shot Henry twice with a handgun. Henry tried to flee from the home after being shot and was found down the street, police said.

Moreno and Henry were both taken to OU Medical Center in serious condition, EMSA spokeswoman Lara O’Leary said. Hospital officials later said they could not confirm or report on the condition of either person.

Moreno’s neighbor, Carolyn Marsee, said she heard the shots fired by the girl early Wednesday.

“I think she’s a hero,” Marsee said.”

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