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IRS: Hey, Maybe We Do Have Our E-mail Backups

 

 

 

 

 

” Does the IRS actually have their backups for e-mail from the period when Lois Lerner and her group targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny on tax-exempt applications? The agency claimed a month ago that it overwrote the tapes every six months, in one of the most notorious (and unsuccessful) Friday afternoon document dumps ever. New testimony from one of the IRS’ top lawyers released last night by the House Oversight Committee casts doubt on that story (via Instapundit):

  The IRS might not have lost the backups of former agency administrator Lois Lerner’s emails after all, according to a top IRS official.

  In testimony released Monday, Thomas Kane, the IRS’s deputy associate chief counsel, told House Oversight investigators last week that the agency was examining whether all the back-up tapes which held the emails have been recycled. “

 

 

Now that they’ve had plenty of time to create a bogus email trail they miraculously find the “back-ups” ? Hot Air has more .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Electorate Awakens: Obama Gas And Mortgage Groupie Now Says He Lied About Everything

    Everyone remembers this viral video of Florida mother Peggy Joseph voicing her unqualified support for Santa Obama , the candidate that will pay her mortgage and put gas in her car , but just in case you’ve forgotten just how enthusiastic the woman was here is the video again …

 

 

 

   Fast forward six years and Ms Joseph is whistling a different tune . Documentary filmmaker Joel Gilbert located Peggy as part of his latest project “There’s No Place Like Utopia” and here is what she has to say after six years of “Hope & Change”.

 

 

 

 

” Remember that South Florida woman who had her fifteen minutes of fame claiming Obama would pay for her mortgage and gas?

  Before the 2008 election, she was filmed saying “I won’t have to worry about putting gas in my car, I won’t have to worry about paying my mortgage. If I help him, he’s going to help me!”

  Well, documentary filmmaker Joel Gilbert tracked down Peggy Joseph to see how all that hope and change is working out for her and six years later, she’s had a complete change of heart. After living through Obama’s failed economic policies, she now says “he lied about everything.” “

 

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President Obama Bans Importation of Kalashnikov & Izhmash Firearms

 

 

Chinese Type 56

 

 

” The U.S. Treasury Department has added the Kalashnikov Concern to its Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) list of specially designated nationals (SDN), effectively ceasing importation of Kalashnikov Concern Products to the U.S. The SDN is a list of foreign individuals, groups and entities with whom U.S. persons are generally prohibited from conducting business.

 The addition of Kalashnikov Concern to the SDN list is part of a larger effort established by Executive Order (E.O.) 13662 to place Ukraine-related sanctions on specified sectors of the Russian economy. The Treasury Department announced the changes to the list, which includes a number of other Russian businesses and organizations, on their website.”

 

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Houston Black Woman Epic Rant on Illegals – ” Why Can’t They Go Back ? ” – Bernadette Lancelin

 

 

 

 

Published on Jul 9, 2014

” Bernadette Lancelin is very upset that the unaccompanied minors flooding across the border aren’t being sent back home. Instead they are being put in detention centers around the country. Lancelin is out with the local news in Houston because a closed middle school that hasn’t been used in years is now on the list to become another detention center. And she, among others, is furious about it. It’s not right. Now billions of dollars want to be borrowed from the White House to help feed and house them.

  What about the kids here? In our neighborhood? In our country? Not just in this neighborhood but in our country.

All these kids? Really? Why can’t they go back?

  I’m sorry that their parents are in poor living conditions or surroundings or whatever’s going on out there. I don’t care.

  I care about what’s going on right here in my own back yard, my neighborhood.

  Am i the only one in this community that’s out here that watches the news this morning. Oh, my god! I feel alone right now this this, and I’m very saddened by it.”

 

 

 

 

   The above graphic says it all . No one has been worse for the black community than the “first black president” yet he has continued to command their undying loyalty . Maybe that is about to come to an end . Sooner our later everyone has to look beyond racial pride and see to their own best interests .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HHS Will ‘Muzzle the Media’ During Tour of Immigrant Child Housing

 

 

 

 

” Health and Human Services officials will allow reporters to visit a military facility housing some of the immigrant children who have arrived at the southern border in recent weeks, but only if the media promises not to record anything, not to ask any questions during the tour, and not to talk to any of the staff members or children.

  HHS attached seven rules “in order to protect the safety and privacy of the children” for the media who come to the tour, according to an HHS invitation released by Bridenstine’s office:

No recording devices will be allowed
No questions will be allowed during the tour
No interacting with staff and children at the shelter
- We ask that your questions be provided via email or phone after the tour to Kenneth Wolfe
- HHS ACF public affairs will provide answers to your follow up questions as quickly as possible
We will provide photos of the facility after the tour
- There will be no on-site interviews by HHS staff before or after the tour, all inquiries go to Kenneth Wolfe “

 

 

    Another example of the Statist nature of the present administration , and as usual the mainstream (bootlickers) media will not raise an eyebrow even as they willingly undergo emasculation . 

    We are forced to pay for the care and feeding of this illegal foreign invasion and yet are denied our first amendment rights to the truth . If that isn’t tyranny , what is ?

 

 

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Border Patrol Agent: The Obama Admin “Aiding And Abetting And Facilitating The Smuggling Of Illegals” Into US

 

 

 

 

” After being questioned by the other guest, Garza goes on to explain that what he means by “aiding and abetting” is that the federal government is just taking the information of these illegals and telling them to report back to an immigration hearing based on the honor system. He says that the majority of these people will never report back to an immigration hearing.

  Garza also points out that it’s not just children being smuggled, but whole families coming across, and he asks a very important question:

  How do you expect a mother from Honduras that is crossing the country with 3 to 5 children, and they’re all young-aged children, how do you expect for that mother who comes to this country to actually begin working?

  This illegal alien who comes to this country with 3 to 5 kids is gonna depend on our welfare system, on government assistance. And you know what? That is costing the taxpayer a lot of money.

That’s exactly right. Cloward and Piven at the border. “

 

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Missing 12-Year-Old Michigan Boy Found Alive In His Own Basement

 

 

 

 

 

 

” The father of a 12-year-old boy who has been missing since June 14 appears overjoyed that his son has been found alive in the basement of his own home, in video footage from the Detroit Free Press. The house had previously been searched by police and FBI agents, and the boy was not in the home during those searches. Wednesday, 12-year-old Charles Bothuell V was found hiding behind a barrier constructed of boxes and a plastic drum. The authorities say the boy could not have assembled the barricade on his own.”

 

 

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Now EPA Says It Can’t Find Emails Requested By Congress Because Of Hard Drive Crash

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

” Does the federal government have any systems at all to back its email archives? Maybe not, because the Environmental Protection Agency is now using the same excuse as the IRS is using in response to a Congressional subpoena: the computer ate our homework.

  In a hearing Wednesday before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said the agency was still trying to recover the emails from a now-retired employee who was involved in a controversial EPA evaluation of a proposed mine project in Alaska‘s Bristol Bay.

  Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., asked McCarthy: “Were all of his emails preserved according to the Federal Records Act or was a law violated?”

  McCarthy responded: “I think we have notified the appropriate authorities that we may have some emails that we cannot produce that we should have kept. I do not know yet whether we can recover all of these or not.” She added that later: “We are not sure where the failure came from and what it is attributed to.” “

” Two different government agencies tried to convince Congress and the American people this week that emails disappear into thin air. We didn’t believe it when we heard it from the IRS and I’m not inclined to believe the EPA’s excuses. The Federal Records Act is very clear. This is either willful ignorance on the part of the EPA or gross incompetence. I hope the EPA will follow through and turn over the relevant information it promised to the Oversight Committee months ago.” “

 

 

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The Kronies: Laughing All The Way To The Export-Import Bank

 

 

 

 

Published on Jun 16, 2014

” Get Konnected at http://thekronies.com/

  In this very special episode of “The Less You Know”, Johnny and Bobby learn a valuable lesson about campaign finance. 

  With a crucial re-authorization vote looming, the Representatives must decide whether or not to support the U.S. Export-Import Bank. Johnny and Bobby nearly make a terrible mistake, one that could endanger their political careers! 

  Luckily, Bankor and Ariel Stryker appear just in time to set the Reps straight…straight on the path to re-election. Including a special appearance by “the Big man” himself, this episode is sure to capture hearts, minds, and votes.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Storm Clouds Gathering

 

 

 

 

Published on Jun 17, 2014

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How To Stop Facebook From Tracking Your Browsing History

 

 

 

” Last week, Facebook announced that it was going to start tracking our browsing activity. Facebook is claiming that this feature is part of its ad-tailoring program (it also recently introduced a tool that lets you give feedback on ads). Of course, it’s not quite that innocent: Advertisers will pay more for information on what you do outside of Facebook because it will help them target you better inside of Facebook.

  Sound good to you? Great, carry on! No? You have some choices, including privacy company Abine’s new DoNotTrackMe tool for Facebook.

” It is crazy for anyone to allow Facebook to collect their browsing history when they’re not even logged into Facebook,” said Abine CEO Rob Shavell, in a press release announcing the technology. “The idea that one company should be trusted to know about our friends and family and then also everything we do online is insane.”

  And the scope of Facebook’s tracking ability is greater than you may think. “Our browsing history, which Facebook can only collect because of the many ‘like’ and ‘login’ buttons they have placed on other sites, allows Facebook to connect two critical sets of information about us: ‘Who we are,’ our identity and personal information and social graph; [and] ‘what we do,’ which sites we go to each day, what we do there, and more,” Shavell explained via email. 

” You might have ‘nothing to hide,’ but if you have a Facebook account and surf without technology protecting you from this new default on data collection, you will certainly find out,” he says. “

From the DoNotTrackMe website

” If you’re like the average web user, you’re unknowingly tracked over 100 times each time you surf the web.

  DoNotTrackMe automatically blocks these tracking companies – ad networks, social networks, and sneaky data collection companies – from tracking your browsing behind the scenes. DoNotTrackMe has blocked over 1 trillion attempts to track millions of users’ browsing and actively blocks over 600 of these companies.

  DoNotTrackMe also protects your email address, phone, and credit card from being abused by companies on the web and on your mobile device.”

    The more we learn of Facebook , the more we want to have nothing to do with it . Read more on protecting your privacy from those corporate Statists of Zuckerberg’s at the Daily Dot .

Imagine … If You Will , A President Who Orders The Collection Of Virtually Every Fact About American Citizens , Yet …

 

 

 

 

 

 

… Has All Of His Own Records Sealed By Court Order Before Running For President

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VIDEO: College Students Asked To Help Get Hillary Out Of Debt; Their Reactions Are A Must Watch

 

 

 

 

” Hillary Clinton cried ‘woe is me’ as she lamented on the ‘fact’ that she and her husband Bill were not only dead broke when they left the White House, they were also, according to Hillary, in debt. Given the fact that they lived in the White House for 8 years with nearly all of their expenses paid, many have found that supposed fact that Hillary is trying to sell to be simple not believable. In addition, the fact that Hillary received an $8 million signing bonus for her memoirs soon after they left the White House makes her claim even more laughable.

  Charging $200,000 per speech, Bill and Hillary Clinton have raked in the dough to help pay for the houses that Hillary claims they struggled to afford. They have supposedly made over $100 million since they left the White House. 

  Caleb Bonham, from Campus Reform, ventured onto the Georgetown Campus in Washington, DC to collect donations from students for the “Hillary Clinton Fund for Broke Politicians.” The reactions from the students are quite funny and some of them have some choice words that address Hillary’s claim. The fund received a whopping $5.62 in total donations which, Campus Reform says, was sent to the Clintons posh residence in D.C.”

 

Many thanks to TPNN  , and be sure to check out the comments at Youtube , they’re hysterical .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17 Things That Kill More Often Than Shootings By ‘Far Right Extremists’ In A Single Chart

 

 

” According to the START consortium at the University of Maryland, here is the threat from “far right” extremism in America:

  • Between 1990 and 2013, there were 155 ideologically motivated homicide events committed by far-right extremists in the United States. About 13 percent of these were anti-government in nature.
  • Including the Oklahoma City Bombing, which killed 168 individuals, far-right extremists killed 368 individuals during ideologically motivated homicide events between 1990 and 2013.

  Even if we factor in the Oklahoma City bombing we are talking about 16 fatalities a year. In a nation of over 300 million people.

  Let’s contextualize by showing the odds of being killed by other things in America that are not “far right” extremists with this Economist chart:

 

death-in-America

  If the odds of dying in a given year for an American is about 20,000,000:1, then you are more likely to be killed by the following things than by “right-wing extremists”:

 

  Heart disease, accidents and injuries, intentional self-harm, assault by firearms, walking, choking, fire, post-surgical complications, alcohol, falling down stairs, exposure to forces of nature, cycling, exposure to excessive natural cold, firearms discharge, storms, lightning, and dog bites.

  Even if the Las Vegas shooters were right-wing “anti-government” types, we still need to know one basic fact: the number of deadly acts of “far-right” anti-government extremism is fewer than one a year over 23 years.

  It is patently absurd to represent millions of Americans by extreme cases, and this type of false inductive reasoning is rejected in serious research. Nonetheless, the news media grab onto extreme cases and hold them up as representative of decent, hard-working Americans.

  Getting killed by a far right extremist is about as likely to happen to an American as getting killed by a bee sting – which has odds of around 25,000,000:1.  Maybe the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security should look into the threats posed by angry bees in the United States?

  In addition, those who are gun control proponents make the claim that firearms are a threat to society, and base that claim in part on the statistic that there were 12,800 homicides in the United States

  But they’re not looking at the over 100 million people who have access to guns. Each year, Americans with access to guns are around ten thousand times more likely not to unlawfully use a firearm than to use one to commit a homicide.

  Also, as CNS News and Mediaite pointed out, mass shootings are not on the rise in the United States, and crime on the whole has been falling for decades.

  As far as right-wing “terrorism” goes, it barely registers a blip compared to eco-terrorism and Islamist terrorism. But the partisan media don’t want you to know that; they’d rather take extreme events out of context and use them to attack their political enemies.”

 

   Speaking of using violence for political gain , we invite you to read our thorough debunking of Nanny Bloomberg’s Everytown “74 School Shootings” Map .

Many thanks to Kyle Becker for the above article .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As With All Things Progressive It All Depends On What The Meaning Of “Is” Is

 

 

    By now everyone has heard of the latest effort from Nanny Bloomberg as the astroturfers in the liberal media regarding the epidemic of “school shootings” since Sandy Hook . 74 of them if the usual suspects are to be believed . Since this meme seems to be spreading like wildfire across the web we thought we would make a concerted effort to quantify exactly what the gun grabber Statists consider to be “school shootings” .

   Below is our result . Make of it what you will and please understand that by quibbling with the Statist’s methodology we are in no way minimizing the pain and horror felt by the families that are made to suffer at the hands of thugs with guns .  However , all sympathies aside , that does not grant the Left license to twist the English language to their will .

 Let us start by saying that in our minds a school shooting at least as they have come to be understood is an incident where an disgruntled individual , whether it be student or adult enters a place of education with the intent to “avenge wrongs” however warped or imagined they may be by killing and maiming as many students and/or faculty as possible , usually before taking their own lives .

 If that definition is acceptable it stands to reason that other types of shootings , whatever the reason , are not exactly honest comparisons to “going postal” . That means that common robberies , suicides , arguments over games , debts , girlfriends and what have you should be categorized as what they truly are , at least to those without an agenda , crimes , plain old ordinary , violent crimes .

 That being the case , Everytown’s map is very misleading to say the least , and downright deceitful to be perfectly honest.We took they time to explore every single incident included on Bloomy’s map and provide the reader with a synopsis of the fatalities/injuries links to the sources and a diagnosis of the type of shooting that each incident represents .

Below is our result , survey the data , follow the links , bookmark the page and feel free to use these facts in any refutation you might need to defend against the Statists in your sphere of influence . At the end we have provided an approximate count on the actual school shootings that meet our above mentioned criteria along with what we feel are “other” categories … ie , robbery , suicide , lovers spats , gang violence , accidental discharges , fights that escalate to arms , etc . 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here to read the full report.

 

 

 

#      Date       City     State      School Name                   School Type

 

1.1/08/2013 Fort Myers FL Apostolic Revival Center Christian School K-12  

One 27 year-old killed … probable gang-related                      

 “The shooting was not associated with the school and no children were hurt.”

 

 

2. 1/10/2013 Taft CA Taft Union High School K-12\

One student wounded , none killed

Science teacher Ryan Heber calmly confronted the teenager after he shot and critically wounded a classmate, whom he claimed to authorities had bullied him for more than year at Taft Union High School.”

3. 1/15/2013 St. Louis MO Stevens Institute of Business & Arts College/University              

 Two wounded , financial advisor and shooter , none killed

” A former student at a downtown business school allegedly shot a financial advisor Tuesday before turning the gun on himself.” 

4. 1/15/2013 Hazard KY Hazard Community and Technical College College/University                

Two killed , in parking lot , unrelated to school affairs

” Hazard Police Chief Minor Allen said the shooting “could be related to a domestic-type situation” that was “not related to the school in any way.” “

5. 1/16/2013 Chicago IL Chicago State University College/University              

One killed , on street outside the school after a night basketball game

” The shooting happened about 9:20 p.m. near a parking lot outside the school gym at East 95th Street and South King Drive, a fire department spokesman confirmed.”

6. 1/22/2013 Houston TX Lone Star College North Harris Campus College/University              

Three wounded , none killed during fight between two students

” Carpenter said the fight happened in a courtyard area between two buildings. That seems to mesh with what a law enforcement source said earlier about the incident happening in an outside area between a library and a cafeteria.”

7. 1/31/2013 Atlanta GA Price Middle School K-12

One wounded , none killed

” The 14-year-old’s injuries are reportedly not life threatening and the teacher received only minor injuries.”

8. 2/1/2013 Atlanta GA Morehouse College College/University  

One wounded , none killed during fight after basketball game

“… an argument began after a pick-up basketball game at the gym at Samuel H. Archer Hall. Four shots were fired and a Morehouse student was hit in the forearm, according to the statement.”

       9. 2/7/2013 Fort Pierce FL Indian River St. College College/University

One wounded , none killed during shootout between police and thug outside

” A female student at Indian River State College was shot and injured as a gunman and police traded fire Thursday in the parking lot of the college’s campus, a college spokeswoman said.”

10. 2/13/2013 San Leandro CA Hillside Elementary School K-12

One 19 year-old killed , behind school at night

Witnesses reported hearing shots around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday at Hillside Elementary School, 15980 Marcella St., according to Alameda County Sheriff’s Sgt. J.D. Nelson. Deputies found Foster, suffering from at least one gunshot wound, in a grassy area in the back area of the campus, Nelson said.”

11. 2/27/2013 Atlanta GA Henry W. Grady HS K-12              

  The only reference to this “shooting” we could find was from Everytown itself or websites touting Everytown’s “map of 74″ 

 

 

12. 3/18/2013 Orlando FL University of Central Florida College/University  

One dead by suicide , none hurt

” A student apparently killed himself in a dorm room at the University of Central Florida…”

  13. 3/21/2013 Southgate MI Davidson Middle School K-12        

                  One dead , suicide , none hurt

” An eighth grader at Davidson Middle School in Southgate Michigan is dead after shooting himself in one of the school’s boys bathrooms.”

          14. 4/12/2013 Christianburg VA New River Community College College/University  

     Two wounded , none killed

” An 18-year-old college student was charged Friday with shooting and wounding two women at a mall branch of a southwest Virginia community college before he was subdued”

    15. 4/13/2013 Elizabeth City NC Elizabeth City State University College/University

One 23 year-old wounded , none killed outside a dorm building at night

” Police at Elizabeth City State University are investigating a shooting that injured a 23-year-old student near a dorm Saturday night.”

  16. 4/15/2013 Grambling LA Grambling State University College/University

Three wounded , none killed outside dorms at night

” Three Grambling State University students were shot Monday night during a fight outside one of the campus dormitories but none has life-threatening injuries …”

17. 4/16/2013 Tuscaloosa AL Stillman College College/University

One wounded , none killed during argument over money owed

” Williams is accused of shooting a 19-year-old man twice in the torso with a small caliber handgun after arguing with the victim over money owed on a bet over a video game …”

18. 4/29/2013 Cincinnati OH La Salle High School K-12

One dead by suicide , none wounded

” A La Salle High School student shot himself at the Cincinnati school, according to WLWT News.”

19. 6/7/2013 Santa Monica CA Santa Monica College College/University              

Two dead , one wounded at and outside a home near the campus

” The suspect in the shootings at Santa Monica College in California is now in custody after being shot and wounded by police. A fire official says two men have been found dead in a burned home near a shooting scene outside Santa Monica College.”

 20. 6/19/2013 W. Palm Beach FL Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts K-12

Two custodians dead , none wounded after school hours

” The bodies were identified Wednesday evening as Ted Orama and Christopher Marshall, according to the station. Both victims were reportedly custodians at the school. Officials don’t believe the deaths were student-related.”

 

 

21. 8/15/2013 Clarksville TN Northwest High School K-12

One dead , none wounded overnight in school parking lot

” Daniel Reed was found in the school’s parking lot around 6 a.m. after authorities received a call regarding a shooting at the school’s address on Lafayette Road off Fort Campbell Boulevard.”

 

22. 8/20/2013 Decatur GA Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy K-12

None killed , none wounded as suspect trades shots with police

” The suspect, identified later as 20-year-old Michael Brandon Hill, fired at least a half-dozen shots from the rifle from inside McNair at officers who were swarming the campus outside…”

 

 

23. 8/22/2013 Memphis TN Westside Elementary School K-12

None killed , none hurt from accidental discharge

” A gun brought by a 5-year-old student went off Thursday morning at Westside Elementary. Memphis police say no one was hurt.”

 

24. 8/23/2013 Sardis MS North Panola High School K-12

One dead , none wounded after night football game

” Panola County authorities were expected to announce charges Monday in the shooting death of a teenager after a high school football game Friday night in Sardis.”

 

 

25. 8/30/2013 Winston-Salem NC Carver High School K-12

One wounded , none killed after shooting outside school

” A shooting at Carver High School Friday left a 15-year-old student with injuries that are not life-threatening and another student in custody.”

 

 

26. 9/21/2013 Savannah GA Savannah State University College/University

One killed , none wounded in late night shooting that killed a non-student

” A shooting early Saturday morning on Savannah State University’s campus left one man dead. The victim, 20-year-old Donald Bernard Lewis, was not a student at the college, said SSU spokeswoman Loretta Heyward. No additional injuries were reported.”

 

 

27. 9/28/2013 Gray ME New Gloucester High School K-12

One dead of suicide , none wounded in school parking lot on Saturday afternoon

” A 19-year-old man shot and killed himself in a parking lot at Gray-New Gloucester High School Saturday afternoon, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said.”

 

 

28. 10/4/2013 Pine Hills FL Agape Christian Academy K-12

Two wounded , none killed outside school following a fight

” The shooting happened about 2 p.m. at the Agape Christian Academy on Hiawassee Road in Pine Hills after a fight broke out, Orange County sheriff’s investigators said.According to investigators, the confrontation was part of an ongoing dispute.”

29. 10/15/2013 Austin TX Lanier High School K-12

One dead by suicide , none wounded

” Friends and family of a Texas teen are grieving after he committed suicide at school, warning hours earlier on Facebook that he was planning to take his own life.”

30. 10/21/2013 Sparks NV Sparks Middle School K-12

Two dead including suspect , two wounded

” Police in Nevada say the two people killed in a school shooting were a staff member and a student who was likely the attacker.”

31. 11/1/2013 Algona IA Algona High/Middle School K-12

One 23 year-old dead of suicide , none wounded , found on school property

” Fonley confirmed that Ballenger’s body was found on Algona High School grounds shortly before 1:30 a.m. Friday. He said no students, staff or teachers were involved in finding Ballenger.”

32. 11/2/2013 Greensboro NC North Carolina A&T State University College/University

None killed , one wounded outside at 10 pm by a ricochet ?

” Shots fired on homecoming weekend at North Carolina A&T State University prompted a brief campus lockdown after a 21-year-old man was wounded by a bullet fired from a “considerable distance,” authorities said.”

33. 11/3/2013 Stone Mountain GA Stephenson High School K-12

None killed , one wounded during fight on a Sunday afternoon

” The teenager was watching game films around 3:30 p.m. when there was some sort of confrontation between team members and a group of teens who don’t attend the school.”

34. 11/21/2013 Rapid City SD South Dakota School of Mines & Technology College/University

One dead from suicide , none wounded as professor kills self

” An ordinary day in the classroom for students at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology turned chaotic Thursday when the sound of gunfire shattered the usual academic calm, and officials later found a professor dead of what authorities said was an apparent self-inflicted gunshot in a classroom building.”

35. 12/4/2013 Winter Garden FL West Orange High School K-12

None killed , one wounded during after school argument on soccer field

” The student was reportedly shot at the soccer practice field near the bus loop during an argument.”

36. 12/13/2013 Arapahoe County CO Arapahoe High School K-12

Two dead including suspect , none wounded

” The 18-year-old gunman who took his own life after shooting a fellow student at Arapahoe High School Friday was identified as Karl Halverson Pierson.”

37. 12/19/2013 Fresno CA Edison High School K-12

None killed , one teacher wounded during after school robbery by 4 armed alleged gang members

” Rick Montanez of ABC said that four to five teens tried to rob the male teacher. The teacher was shot two to three times but wrested the gun away from the suspect.”

38. 1/9/2014 Jackson TN Liberty Technology Magnet HS K-12

None killed , one wounded outside of school at dismissal

” Police learned that victim was shot outside, in front of the school, as school was being dismissed for the day. The shooter was identified as a 16-year-old Liberty student.”

39. 1/14/2014 Roswell NM Berrendo Middle School K-12

None killed , two wounded by 12 year-old perpetrator

” Two kids were seriously injured today in a shooting at a middle school in Roswell, NM, and authorities say the shooting suspect—another student—is in custody.”

40. 1/15/2014 Lancaster PA Martin Luther King Jr. ES K-12

None killed , none wounded after “shots fired” report

” A Lancaster city school was briefly locked down Wednesday after a report of shots fired near the building.”

41. 1/17/2014 Philadelphia PA Delaware Valley Charter HS K-12

None killed , two wounded … by one bullet in gymnasium 

” An 18-year-old female student was shot in the arm. The same bullet then entered a 17-year-old male student’s shoulder.”

42. 1/20/2014 Chester PA Widener University College/University

None killed , one wounded on street at night during a “non-random act”

” The undergraduate student at Widener University was shot in a parking lot near the Schwartz Athletic Center at about 8:45 p.m. on Monday, according to officials at the private institution about 15 miles outside of Philadelphia in the city of Chester.”All indications are that this was not a random act of violence,” “

43. 1/21/2014 West Lafayette IN Purdue University College/University

One killed , none wounded

” This was not a typical active shooting,” said Purdue police chief John Cox. “It appears to be an isolated and intentional act and not a random shooting.”

44. 1/24/2014 Orangeburg SC South Carolina State University College/University

One killed , none wounded following an altercation between suspect and victim

” Robinson was shot to death Friday afternoon outside Hugine Suites after arguing with Justin Bernard Singleton, 19, of Charleston, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division said.”

45. 1/28/2014 Nashville TN Tennessee State University College/University

None killed , one wounded during argument over money  

” Witnesses told WKRN-TV that two people were fighting about a gambling debt when others joined in the altercation and a man opened fire.”

46. 1/28/2014 Grambling LA Grambling State University College/University

None killed , one wounded during burglary of local pawn shop

” Sutton says the campus was placed on lock down at 10:50 P.M. shortly after a shooting was reported at the intersection of Main and College Streets. He says, the male victim in that shooting was shot in the shoulder. Sutton says the victim was treated and released at the scene.”

47. 1/30/2014 Palm Bay FL Eastern Florida State College College/University

None killed , one wounded as student defends self against two pool cue wielding assailants

” One person was shot today and a second injured on the Palm Bay campus of Eastern Florida State College following a fight between a student and two men. The incident occurred shortly before 2 p.m. in the campus parking lot when a student who was in his car was approached by two men who pulled up in another vehicle. One of the men got out of the car and began beating the student with a pool cue. The student pulled a handgun from his car, shooting and wounding the man in the chest.

48. 1/31/2014 Phoenix AZ Cesar Chavez High School K-12

None killed , none wounded as rival gangs shoot it out at basketball game

” An argument over turf and respect between two rival gangs escalated to what police now describe as a “gun battle” in January at Cesar Chavez High School in Phoenix.”

49. 1/31/2014 Des Moines IA North High School K-12

None killed , one wounded during fight after basketball game outside of school

” A teenage girl was recovering Sunday after being shot outside North High School. The
shooting occurred Friday night after a packed basketball game against Roosevelt. Police said several fights broke out during the game.”

50. 2/7/2014 Bend OR Bend High School K-12

One killed by suicide , none wounded

” A Bend High School student shot and killed himself in a modular classroom amid other students Friday afternoon, bringing police and medics rushing to the scene as the school was placed in lockdown for several hours, officials said.”

51. 2/10/2014 Salisbury NC Salisbury High School K-12

None killed , one wounded outside after school hours

” According to reports, the shooting happened around 3 p.m. outside the school’s gymnasium. School was dismissed at the usual time at 2:30 p.m.”

52. 2/11/2014 Lyndhurst OH Brush High School K-12

None killed , none wounded as two kids shoot guns in school parking lot at night

” Two people are under arrest after shots were fired in the Brush High School parking lot Tuesday night.”

53. 2/12/2014 Jackson TN Union University College/University

One killed , none wounded as boyfriend kills fiance in late night parking lot

” On Saturday, February 15, Jackson Police announced that they had charged Olivia’s 21 year-old fiance, Charles Pittman, a Christian studies student, with first-degree murder and tampering with evidence.  They say he shot her with a gun he took from a friend as she sat in her car then staged the scene to make it appear that she committed suicide.”

54. 2/20/2014 Raytown MO Raytown Success Academy K-12

One killed , none wounded in parking lot of school 

” The superintendent said that neither the victim nor the person police have in custody have any connection to the district.”

55. 3/2/2014 Westminster MD McDaniel College College/University

None killed , none wounded as shots fired at dorm after fight hit no one

” Just before 3 a.m. Sunday, a fight nearly broke out between a group of McDaniel College students and four men near campus. When one man flashed a handgun, the students took off into Whiteford Hall. Moments later, gunshots were fired through the lobby window.”

56. 3/7/2014 Tallulah LA Madison High School K-12

None killed , one wounded following a fight outside a school dance

” Two students were in an altercation after leaving the dance from a back door.17 year old Levecion Williams has been arrested for shooting a 16 year old in the arm.”

57. 3/8/2014 Oshkosh WI University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh College/University

None killed , none wounded as shot was fired into ceiling during a fight at a school dance

” UW-Oshkosh police say they were called to Reeve Memorial Union around 11 p.m. Saturday for a report of a fight during a Black Student Union-sponsored dance. While police were there, they say someone fired a handgun into the ceiling. No one was hurt. The shooter has not been identified, but police do not believe he is a student.”

58. 3/21/2014 Newark DE University of Delaware College/University

   Could not confirm any shooting at U/Del on the date in question , though the Newark campus has been home to numerous other shootings in years past .

59. 3/30/2014 Savannah GA Savannah State University College/University

None killed , none wounded as one shot is fired during attempted robbery

” SSU campus police officers are investigating an attempted robbery that occurred in University Village. At approximately 9:20 p.m. this evening, dispatch received a report of a single shot fired in unit 536. No injuries reported.”

60. 4/3/2014 Kent OH Kent State University College/University

None killed , none wounded after one shot was fired into ground

” A Kent State University student who is accused of hiding a gun in connection with the shot fired on the Kent State campus April 2 has been charged with a felony.”

61. 4/7/2014 Roswell NM Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell College/University

One killed , none wounded during self-defense against dorm invaders

” Officials have identified the man who was shot and killed on the Eastern New Mexico University Roswell campus.The student said two men had walked into his dorm room and he thought one of them was reaching for a gun so he shot at them.”

62. 4/11/2014 Detroit MI East English Village Preparatory Academy K-12

None killed , one wounded in gang related drive-by shooting

” The victim walked over to about 100 people were gathered outside of the school for a red carpet event when a vehicle pulled up.Two people inside the car began shouting gang affiliations and opened fire.”

63. 4/21/2014 Griffith IN St. Mary Catholic School K-12

One killed , none wounded as husband shoots wife on street outside of school

” A Chicago woman is dead after her estranged husband shot and killed her in a grade school parking lot Monday afternoon and then killed himself minutes later by his house in Gary, the Post-Tribune is reporting.”

64. 4/21/2014 Provo UT Provo High School K-12

None killed , one wounded in botched attempted suicide

” A student at Provo High survives shooting himself in the face on school grounds. Police say it was an attempted suicide.”

65. 4/26/2014 Council Bluffs IA Iowa Western Community College College/University

None killed , one wounded during attempted robbery

” One of the suspects pulled a gun and demanded the students’ wallets. The 19-year-old didn’t think the gun was real and tried to grab it. During the struggle the gun fired, wounding the student in the left shoulder.”

66. 5/2/2014 Milwaukee WI Marquette University College/University

   None killed , one wounded during attempted robbery . The only connection to school on this one is that the victims were all students of Marquette  

” Two people have been officially charged in connection with a series of armed robberies and a shooting incident involving Marquette University students. Police say four Marquette University students were robbed at gunpoint in separate incidents — and one of them was shot.”

67. 5/3/2014 Everett WA Horizon Elementary School K-12

None killed , one wounded after argument during basketball game on playground after hours

” Just after 6:30 p.m. on May 3, 2014, officers were dispatched to Horizon Elementary School (222 W. Casino Rd) on the report that a male had been shot. Arriving officers found a teen on the basketball court with a gunshot wound. Officers were told a small group of teenagers were playing basketball when a group of 15-20 males in their late-teens came to the court. A verbal argument turned physical and a teen from the original group playing basketball was shot.”

68. 5/4/2014 Augusta GA Paine College College/University

None killed , none wounded as shots were fired at dorm

” Paine College officers and Richmond County deputies are investigating a Sunday afternoon shooting at a male dorm on campus. Paine College Officials say suspects fired shots on campus Sunday afternoon putting the the college in a lock down mode.The suspects were not students at the college.”

69. 5/5/2014 Augusta GA Paine College College/University

None killed , one wounded during an argument

” Around 1 p.m., authorities said Cooper, 21, of Augusta, went into the administration building and had a confrontation with another man on the third floor. Cooper then shot JaJuan Lawayne Baker, 21, in the head, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, and fled.”

70. 5/8/2014 Georgetown KY Georgetown College College/University

None killed , one wounded in accidental shooting

” A 24-year-old Georgetown College student is charged with first-degree wanton endangerment following what officials say was an accidental shooting early Thursday on the east side of the campus that wounded another student.”

71. 5/8/2014 Lawrenceville GA Georgia Gwinnett College College/University

None killed , one wounded in parking garage

” One person received a gunshot wound in a parking deck at Georgia Gwinnett College Thursday afternoon.It happened on the top level of the parking deck at the Lawrenceville campus.”

72. 5/21/2014 Milwaukee WI Clark Street School K-12

None killed , one wounded by stray bullet

” Chief Ed Flynn said two people were shooting at each other and missed. Police said the 10-year-old girl caught in the crossfire was shot. She was taken to Children’s Hospital with serious injuries.”

73. 6/5/2014 Seattle WA Seattle Pacific University College/University

One killed , three wounded

” One person was killed and three other people were shot Thursday afternoon when a gunman with a shotgun entered a building on the campus of Seattle Pacific University and opened fire, police said.”

74. 6/10/2014 Troutdale OR Reynolds High School K-12

Two dead including suspect , three wounded

” A teen gunman armed with a rifle shot and killed a 14-year-old student Tuesday and injured a teacher before he likely killed himself at a high school in a quiet Columbia River town in Oregon, authorities said.”

 

 

    There is your data . As you can see each alleged “school shooting” from the infamous map , as defined by Bloomberg & Co is represented with a link to a legitimate news story about the incident . Two incidents claimed by the map were unable to be corroborated by yours truly and so that brings the count to 72 alleged incidents .

   Of those 72 “school shootings” we can only count 8 as meeting our criteria as far as being as school shooting in the Columbine/Sandy Hook interpretation . Of course none of them come anywhere near the horror of those but that is an argument for another day . 

   Of the 64  incidents left our count leads us to the following statistics : 

 

     Gang related/Drive-by – 3

     Robbery/Crime – 6

      Fights – 13

      Suicides – 10

      Personal – 8

      After Hours/Proximity To School – 12

      Accidental Discharges/Irresponsible Shooting/Stray Bullets – 10

      Self-Defense – 2

 

    The death toll for all of these shootings combined compares to the average weekend in Chicago at 31 fatalities . Of those thirty one lost lives ten were non-students who were found/killed on school property after hours , eight were suicides , three were the perpetrators themselves and one was a criminal killed in self-defense which leaves nine students and/or teachers killed . 

It goes without saying that any loss of life is a tragedy but at the same time it is just as unseemly to dishonestly climb atop the graves of these unfortunate lost souls and attempt to gain cheap political points in order to further one’s personal agenda and that is what is taking place here .

    Bloomberg and his allies , like the progressives in general , are attempting to tug at the heartstrings and push their legislative goals wrapped as a moral imperative that is not to be questioned under pain of being called uncaring . It’s just another card out of the “racist” deck cavalry . Whenever they are losing an argument on the merits they jump up , knock the cards from the table and cry “have you no decency” ?

Just an aside before we leave you . The number of children that die at the hands of their parents every year in America dwarves the numbers above . Yes , you read correctly . It is estimated that somewhere in the neighborhood of 400 children under the age of five are killed each year by their parents . Think about that before deciding that school shootings are some sort of epidemic .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GoPro: Man Fights Off Great White Shark In Sydney Harbour

 

 

 

 

Published on Jun 11, 2014

” Close Call with a Great White Shark in Sydney Harbour!
Filmed on a GoPro at Manly jump rock
HOLY SH*T! “

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Courtesy Of Allen West

 

 

 

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     With two book deals worth a combined $18 million , two homes worth a combined $4.55 million , Bill hauling in nearly $10 million in speaking fees and Hillary’s $145,000 annual Senate salary we all should be so “dead broke” . 

   Spoken like a true 1%er …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FDA Decision Puts Cheese Making In Peril

 

 

 

” Gabe Luddy, a fourth-generation cheese maker at Vella Cheese Co. in Sonoma, makes his dry Jack the same way his grandfather and great-grandfather did: He rolls and presses curds into large wheels of cheese, then brines the wheels before sliding them onto wooden racks. There they age, from seven months to several years.

  A U.S. Food and Drug Administration statement that became public last week puts Vella’s 83-year-old practice in peril.

  In what the agency called a clarification, the FDA declared that wooden racks similar to the one Vella uses “cannot be adequately cleaned and sanitized.” That, in effect, would make Luddy’s cheese impossible to sell.

  While the FDA late Tuesday issued a statement indicating there is room for compromise, if the original clarification holds, it may affect more than Sonoma Jack. The Parmesan you grate over your pasta might also be declared illegal.

  Producers all over the world age their cheeses on wood rather than on plastic or metal because its porous surface absorbs excess humidity and prevents unwanted mold. Plus, Luddy said, “It’s what gives our cheese its flavor.”

  Nora Weiser, executive director of the American Cheese Society, a professional organization of 1,500 cheese makers, estimates that 65 percent of the members of the organization – from farmstead producers with a few head of sheep to major cheddar factories – age their cheese on wood.”

 

 

   In the latest case of the State offering a solution to a non-existent problem , the FDA proposes a ban on wooden drying racks for cheese . Only in the world of Statism can a practice that has been around for centuries all of a sudden become a major threat to public health . Read more

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

War Gear Flows To Police Departments

 

 

” As the nation’s wars abroad wind down, many of the military’s surplus tools of combat have ended up in the hands of state and local law enforcement. Totals below are the minimum number of pieces acquired since 2006 in a selection of categories.”

MRAPS By State

” Inside the municipal garage of this small lakefront city, parked next to the hefty orange snowplow, sits an even larger truck, this one painted in desert khaki. Weighing 30 tons and built to withstand land mines, the armored combat vehicle is one of hundreds showing up across the country, in police departments big and small.

  The 9-foot-tall armored truck was intended for an overseas battlefield. But as President Obama ushers in the end of what he called America’s “long season of war,” the former tools of combat — M-16 rifles, grenade launchers, silencers and more — are ending up in local police departments, often with little public notice.

  During the Obama administration, according to Pentagon data, police departments have received tens of thousands of machine guns; nearly 200,000 ammunition magazines; thousands of pieces of camouflage and night-vision equipment; and hundreds of silencers, armored cars and aircraft.

  The equipment has been added to the armories of police departments that already look and act like military units. Police SWAT teams are now deployed tens of thousands of times each year, increasingly for routine jobs. Masked, heavily armed police officers in Louisiana raided a nightclub in 2006 as part of a liquor inspection. In Florida in 2010, officers in SWAT gear and with guns drawn carried out raids on barbershops that mostly led only to charges of “barbering without a license.” “

 

 

 

     For all the police talk of the dangers they face and the armament of the criminal element , there is little proof of such assertions . As a matter of fact 2013 saw the fewest law enforcement deaths in over 125 years and that is not because of armored cars .

 

 

” The ubiquity of SWAT teams has changed not only the way officers look, but also the way departments view themselves. Recruiting videos feature clips of officers storming into homes with smoke grenades and firing  automatic weapons . In Springdale, Ark., a police recruiting video is dominated by SWAT clips, including officers throwing a flash grenade into a house and creeping through a field in camouflage.

  In South Carolina, the Richland County Sheriff’s Department’s website features its SWAT team, dressed in black with guns drawn, flanking an armored vehicle that looks like a tank and has a mounted .50-caliber gun. Capt. Chris Cowan, a department spokesman, said the vehicle “allows the department to stay in step with the criminals who are arming themselves more heavily every day.” He said police officers had taken it to schools and community events, where it was a conversation starter.”

 

 

 

Katherine Mangu-Ward cuts to the heart of the hypocrisy …

 

 

 

” The Times quotes a “more in sorrow than in anger” line from a local police chief:

“I don’t like it. I wish it were the way it was when I was a kid,” he said. But he said the possibility of violence, however remote, required taking precautions. “We’re not going to go out there as Officer Friendly with no body armor and just a handgun and say ‘Good enough.’ “

 

 

 

    In order to get a better understanding of the risks involved in policing take a look at the statistics provided below regarding work-related fatalities . Keep in mind that the statistics below are for the calendar year 2008 when 147 officers died in the line of duty while during the year 2013 only 100+/- died

 

 

 

OCCUPATIONS MORE DANGEROUS THAN BEING A POLICE OFFICER:

  Number of deaths per 100,000 employed Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics-Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries – 2008

Fishermen: 112.0

Logging workers: 87.0

Aircraft pilots: 67.0

Iron and steelworkers: 45.0

Farmers and ranchers: 38.0

Garbage collectors: 36.8

Roofers: 34.4

Electrical power line installation/repair: 29.8

Truck drivers: 22.8

Oil and gas extraction: 21.9

Police officers and Deputies: 21.4*

Taxi drivers: 19.3

Drinking establishment employees: 17.0

Construction workers: 16.0

Grounds maintenance: 11.9

Welders: 10.5

Electricians: 8.3

Gas station attendant: 7.5

Firefighters: 6.9

Auto mechanics: 5.0

Newspaper publishers: 4.8

Carpenters: 4.7

Janitors: 3.1

Retail sales: 1.5

 

* A high percentage of police officers deaths involve traffic accidents and not wearing a “seat belt.”

 

 

 As a for instance to the above quoted police fatality rate bear in mind that in 2013 105 officers were killed in the line of duty and of those 105 only 30 were shot to death . The balance were killed in traffic accidents and other causes as categorized below by the  Officer Down Memorial Page . Put forth in such stark , simple terms it is obvious that the people have a lot more to fear of the police than the reverse .

 

2013 Line of Duty Deaths: 105

9/11 related illness: 1
Aircraft accident: 1
Automobile accident: 25
Boating accident: 1
Bomb: 1
Drowned: 2
Duty related illness: 1
Electrocuted: 1
Fall: 4
Fire: 1
Gunfire: 30
Gunfire (Accidental): 2
Heart attack: 10
Motorcycle accident: 4
Stabbed: 2
Struck by vehicle: 8
Training accident: 2
Vehicle pursuit: 4
Vehicular assault: 5

 

 

 

FBI

  In many cases of police brutality that the FBI investigates, only a small fraction ever receive indictments, and even fewer result in a conviction. In 1996, the FBI reviewed 10,129 civil rights cases, and only 0.2% were filed for prosecution. The prosecution rate for police abuse cases is less than 1% of those investigated. So even if a complaint makes it to the FBI, it is very unlikely to lead to a conviction. This is a classic scenario of ‘the wolf guarding the fox that’s guarding the hen house.’

  Is it dangerous to be a cop? FBI reports show that in 2000, 51 police officers were killed in the United States. Out of the hundreds of thousands of law enforcement personnel, this means less than 1/10 of 1% are at risk, thereby making law enforcement personnel one of the safest class of citizens in the United States. On the other hand, nearly one in two civilian women in the United States has either been raped, assaulted, or beaten during domestic violence during their lives. Court records show police officers are four (4) times more likely to commit acts of domestic violence, than any other group — however, they rarely are arrested because their friends respond to the scene of the crime.

  According to the Department of Labor, the on-the-job fatality rate for police is lower than that for gardeners, electricians, truck drivers, garbage collectors, construction workers, airline pilots, timber cutters, and commercial fisherman. In fact, fishermen have an occupational fatality rate that is fifteen times higher than that for cops, but rarely do we hear those who provide us with an endless supply of mahi-mahi described as heroes. (See Selling the Police: Reflections on Heroism and Hype in America,Tim Wise “

 

 

   The notion that the police officer’s exposure to danger and life-threatening situations has exploded along with the arming of the criminals and terrorists is to deny the facts .

 

 

 

 

Mangu-Ward continues:

 

 

” And then calls him out on his historical illiteracy:

   Congress created the military-transfer program in the early 1990s, when violent crime plagued America’s cities and the police felt outgunned by drug gangs. Today, crime has fallen to its lowest levels in a generation, the wars have wound down, and despite current fears, the number of domestic terrorist attacks has declined sharply from the 1960s and 1970s.”

 

 

 

 

   The threat of domestic terrorism is another Statist strawman used to justify the militarization of our “peace officers” , remember when the were called that , and again does not stand up to even the most simple scrutiny …

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Here is a link to the Global Terrorism Database where the reader can find the most complete data on both foreign and domestic terrorism with very user-friendly interactive charts and graphics such as the one below that shows beyond doubt that we are safer now than at anytime in the past 50 years from criminals and terrorists at least .

 

 

 

US Terror Attacks

 

 

 

   On the other hand the body count of American citizens dead at the hands of law enforcement continues to grow exponentially …

 

” Almost all police involved shootings, while investigated by special units, prosecutor’s offices, or an outside police agency, were investigated by governmental law enforcement personnel. It is perhaps not surprising that more than 95 percent of all police involved shootings were ruled administratively and legally justified. A handful of cases led to wrongful death lawsuits. Even fewer will result in the criminal prosecution of officers. Critics of the system have called for the establishment of completely independent investigative agencies in cases of police involved shootings.

 

Where People Were Shot

 
     Most Deadly States

     California 183 total (102 fatal)
     Florida 96 (49)
     Illinois 64 (26)
     Texas 58 (26)
     New York 49 (23)
     Pennsylvania 49 (23)
     Ohio 45 (28)
     Arizona 45 (27)
     Maryland 41 (16)
     Washington 39 (29)

 
     Least Deadly States

     Delaware 0
     Vermont 0
     North Dakota 1
     Wyoming 2 (1)
     Alaska 2 (2)
     Montana 3 (2)
     South Dakota 3 (3)
     Hawaii 4 (3)
     Connecticut 6 (1)
     West Virginia 6 (5)
     New Hampshire 6 (5)
     Idaho 7 (2)
     Kansas 7 (5)

 

     Most Deadly Cities

     Chicago 46 total (10 fatal)
     Los Angeles 22 (14)
     Philadelphia 17 (7)
     Las Vegas 17 (15)
     New York City 16 (6)
     Phoenix 15 (10)
     Baltimore 15 (5)
     Columbus, OH 14 (8)
     Atlanta 12 (4)
     St. Louis 11 (3)
     Cleveland 10 (7)
     Miami 10 (6)
     Houston 10 (3)

 
     Least Deadly Cities

     Boston 1
     New Orleans 1 (1)
     Portland, ME 1
     Buffalo 2
     Detroit 2 (1)
     Seattle 2 (1)
     Denver 2 (2)
     Pittsburgh 3 (1)

 

     Cities with High Per Capita Shooting Rates

     Fresno, CA 9 total (4 fatal)
     Tucson, AZ 8 (6)
     Aurora, CO 7 (6)
     Oakland, CA 7 (6)
     San Jose, CA 7 (3)
     Albuquerque, NM 6 (5)
     Mesa, AZ 6 (2)
     Jacksonville, FL 5 (4)
     Syracuse, NY 5 (3)
     Orlando, FL 5 (2)
     N. Miami Beach, FL 5 (2)
     Little Rock, Ark. 5 (1)
     Yakima, WA 4 (1)
     Bakersfield, CA 4 (3)
     Long Beach, CA 4 (2)
     Garden Grove, CA 4 (3)
     Redding, CA 4 (2)”

 

 

 

   It is readily apparent that the most serious risk to the life and limbs of the average citizen in America today comes not from domestic terrorists or even from the average criminal , but from those very “public servants” charged with our protection .

 

Read the entire article at the NY Times

 

 

 

For those interested in further reading on the SWATification of America try these links:

 

 

Local Police And Their SWAT Mentality Are Robbing Us Of Our Liberty

2013 Saw Fewest Law Enforcement Officer Deaths Since 1887 … But Still They Militarize

Some Little Explored Facts About Police Shootings From James Bovard

It Was Only A Matter Of Time … A Video Montage Of Police Abuse

Militarization Of Police: Peace Officers To Storm Troopers – Big Brother Watch

Unconstrained Government Power – As Evidenced By Police Militarization

John Stossel – Police Militarization

More Americans Killed By Police Than Iraqi Insurgents

Militarized Police Is A Concern To ACLU … About Time

John Fund On “The United States Of SWAT?”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Did A Gun Control Cultist Intentionally Leave A Pistol In A Target Store For Children To Find?

 

 

Target surveillance camera photo of the individual suspected of leaving the gun in the toy aisle of a Myrtle Beach, SC Target retail store.

Surveillance camera photo of the individual suspected 
of leaving the gun in the toy aisle of 
a Myrtle Beach, SC Target retail store.

 

 

” One unyielding characteristic in the citizen control movement is a “the ends justify the means” mindset. They will say or do nearly anything to get their way, and don’t let small things like morality, decency, or honestly ruin their plans.

  From the early days of Handgun Control Inc. (which is now the Brady Campaign) up to today’s Bloomberg-paid duplicitous demanding moms, the citizen control movement has always relied upon hyperbolehypocrisysmearsrigged research, and outright lies to advance their cause.

  A man in South Carolina was recently captured (only on camera so far)  leaving  a loaded firearm in the toy section of a Target retail store.

  It is illogical to think that a man would enter a brightly lit retail store known for having both interior and exterior security cameras simply to ditch a weapon. There are countless swamps, brackish creeks, and bodies of salt water in the area that would be far easier to access without being observed, all of which would conceal the handgun, and some of which would begin destroying the gun itself and any evidence on it via abrasion, corrosion, and other natural processes.”

 

   Bob Owens at Bearing Arms has more on this possible plant and was kind enough to provide both a picture of the suspect and contact info for the police should one of our readers recognize the idiot in question .

 

” We hope that someone in will recognize the individual in this photo suspected of leaving the weapon in the store on May 30, 2014 at 5:45 PM. Anyone with relevant information is asked to contact Detective H. Jones of the Myrtle Beach Police Department at 843-918-1911.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Man Stages Fake Murder In Front Of Google Street View Van

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

” A garage owner spotted one of those Google Street View vehicles and decided it was the perfect opportunity to stage a fake murder.  (Via Flickr / phossilBen Smith)

   with that garage owner, Dan Thompson. He explains how he created the scene.

” I whiffled into the garage, grabbed Gary, one of my mechanics, and a pickaxe handle. Came out, laid down in the street, and he stood over me, pretending to give me a leaf massage with the pickaxe handle.”

  The 56-year-old has since apologized.

  This was after someone finally spotted the image a year later and called the cops, likely fearing it was real, according to The Telegraph. “

 

More here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Col. David Hunt: US Lost 14 SOLDIERS Searching For Deserter Bowe Bergdahl

 

 

 

 

 

Colonel David Hunt told Bill O’Reilly tonight that Bowe Bergdahl was a deserter.

“ Bowe Bergdahl was a deserter. Bergdahl on June 20, 2009 crawled underneath a wire at his fire base with water, food, a change of clothes, a knife and a cell phone. He called his unit the day after he deserted to tell his unit he deserted… Bill, we lost 14 soldiers, killed, searching for a deserter. He left his unit in combat. It’s non-arguable… We don’t know yet if he joined the Taliban or not. But, there’s no question he deserted.”

 

 

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So Much For The Mediterranean Diet — Greece & Italy Have The World’s Most Overweight Kids

 

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” Most people know that the United States has a childhood obesity problem. Less well known is that according to the latest data from the OECD is that we are not actually the world leaders in experiencing this issue. It’s Greece and Italy who have the most overweight kids.”

 

 

    For the skeptics who grouse of the above table referencing only boys , the table below includes girls and America still comes in fifth , not first as the media continually trumpets .

 

Childhood Obesity Rates Worldwide

 

 

 

 

    Just another reminder of the constant stream of lies , falsehoods and propaganda foisted on the American public by the self-anointed “gatekeepers of the truth” in the Lamestream Media . Read more at Vox

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Retired Officers Poised To Profit After Pentagon’s Alarmist Climate Change Report

 

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” Retired military officers deeply involved in the climate change movement — and some in companies positioned to profit from it — spearheaded an alarmist global warming report this month that calls on the Defense Department to ramp up spending on what it calls a man-made problem.

  The report, which the Obama administration immediately hailed as a call to action, was issued not by a private advocacy group but by a Pentagon-financed think tank that trumpets “absolute objectivity.” The research was funded by a climate change group that is also one of the think tank’s main customers.

  The May 13 report came from the military advisory board within CNA Corp., a nonprofit based in Alexandria, Virginia, that includes the Center for Naval Analyses, a Navy-financed group that also gets contracts from other Pentagon units. CNA also operates the Institute for Public Research.

  CNA’s webpage states that it is not an advocacy group. It says it maintains “absolute objectivity. In our investigations, analyses and findings we test hypotheses, carefully guard against personal biases and preconceptions, challenge our own findings and are uninfluenced by what a client would like to hear.”

  The Center for Naval Analyses’ motto is “high quality, impartial information.”

  One of the CNA panel’s vice chairmen, retired Navy Vice Adm. Lee Gunn, is president of a private think tank, the American Security Project, whose prime issue is warning about climate change.

  The other vice chairman, retired Army Brig. Gen. Gerald E. Galloway Jr., is a prominent adviser to the Center for Climate and Security, a climate change group.

  In all, four CNA board members sit on the panel of advisers to the Center for Climate and Security, whose statements on climate change are similar to those found in the CNA report.”

 

Read the whole thing at the Washington Times

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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