The one-day “moneybomb” for Rand Paul’s campaign for a U.S. Senate seat in Kentucky, modeled on the 24-hour fundraisers that fueled his father Ron’s presidential bid, was a substantial success: the younger Paul raised $435,000 yesterday.
Dubbed the National Recess Rally, the nationwide event was organized to counter stage-managed pro-Obamacare events. “People just want government to stay out of their health care,” Eric Odom, executive director of American Liberty Alliance, a Libertarian organization, told the Post. “It was very little about the cost and more about government intrusion.”
Paid for by the tax payer at gun point.
MEXICO CITY — Mexico decriminalized small amounts of marijuana, cocaine and heroin on Friday — a move that prosecutors say makes sense even in the midst of the government’s grueling battle against drug traffickers.
The appeal court yesterday ruled that extraditing Gary McKinnon was ‘a lawful and proportionate response’.
Radio talk show host and blogger Hal Turner was an FBI trained agent provocateur, his attorney told reporters in Hartford today. The supposed white supremacist worked for the agency from 2002 until 2007. “His job was basically to publish information which would cause other parties to act in a manner which would lead to their arrest,” Michael Orozco told the Associated Press.
BOSASSO, Somalia (Reuters) – The crews of two Egyptian fishing vessels have escaped from Somali pirates after overpowering their captors and killing two of them, an associate of the pirates said on Friday.
Littlejohn fired the first shot when he hired a Tennessee blacksmith to recreate the vintage rifle. It arrived at his Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, apartment in June – followed quickly by city cops.
Police claim it’s illegal for Littlejohn to keep the flintlock without a gun license.
Littlejohn, 50, cites the earliest American patriots as his inspiration while refusing to surrender his firearm or apply for a license.
The regulation of intrastate commerce is vested in the states under amendments IX and X of the constitution of the United States, particularly if not expressly preempted by federal law. Congress has not expressly preempted state regulation of intrastate commerce pertaining to the manufacture on an intrastate basis of firearms, firearms accessories, and ammunition.
A police report in Lancaster (LANG’-kuh-stur), about 30 miles southeast of Columbus, says one officer had seen the man inhaling a chemical from an aerosol can Monday night. That officer and another then struggled with the suspect, and the Taser was used. A flame appeared on the man’s chest, and officers patted it down.
Police claim the man – a known petrol sniffer in the community – ran from the front of the house towards the officers carrying a fuel container and a cigarette lighter.
One officer fired a Taser at the man after he failed to stop when ordered, say police.
The man caught fire and the officer immediately threw him to the ground and smothered the fire with his bare hands.
This is what a rapist or mugger should take into account before attacking an innocent victim. It’s a shame the nations most in need of these have been domesticated by governmenmts that have a monopoly on people’s safety..
As if Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe hasn’t been given enough agita by the New York Post this summer as they breathe down his neck over delinquent lifeguards, now he has to answer why his officers are giving out $200 tickets to a 10-year-old girl selling lemonade at Riverside Park. 10-year-old Clementine Lee and her dad Richard set up a stand selling lemonade for fifty cents a cup yesterday afternoon when they had their run in with Parks officials. Richard Lee describes, “They approached us nonchalantly but then surrounded us. They were very hostile as soon as they approached, saying ‘Where’s your permit? Where’s your permit?’
A plan to put an 18 certificate on movies depicting the use of tobacco is being considered in Liverpool. Films containing images of smoking would be prohibited unless their content decries the use of tobacco.