Archive for December 7th, 2014

December 7th, 2014 - 5:50 pm § in Misc.

73 Years Ago Today

A few dozen survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, including 4 of the 9 sailors of the USS Arizona still alive (of 344 original survivors), and USS Oklahoma survivor Harold Johnson of Oak Harbor, Washington, attended 73rd anniversary ceremonies in Hawaii today.[...]

December 7th, 2014 - 4:41 pm § in Uncategorized

Gun maker fixes rifles 68 years after being warned about trigger defect

“America’s oldest gun manufacturer, Remington, has agreed to replace millions of triggers in its most popular product — the Model 700 rifle. The company has been riddled for years with claims the gun can fire without the trigger being pulled, often with deadly results.” The compa[...]

December 7th, 2014 - 4:07 pm § in America

GOP congressman predicts riots if CIA torture report is disclosed

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) told CNN today that releasing a Senate report on CIA torture is a “terrible idea” because it’s likely to provoke a violent backlash in foreign countries if they find out what our last Republican administration did to their fellow citizens. Former CIA torture[...]

December 7th, 2014 - 12:47 pm § in Misc.

Cop shot man in back

Charlie James from FB Cop Block with Luis Alberto Lopez Herrera The autopsy results are in… and they PROVE that Dontre Hamilton was shot IN THE BACK and as officer STOOD OVER HIM, firing round after round. Do you think there will be an indictment in THIS case? – MBD[...]

December 7th, 2014 - 12:04 pm § in Misc.

What’s wrong with grand juries?

After George Zimmerman’s controversial acquittal, one of the jurors expressed her opinion in a TV interview that he was “guilty of murder,” but said the jury’s hands were tied by the instructions they were given. More recently, we’re seeing a pattern of grand juries fai[...]

December 7th, 2014 - 12:02 pm § in Uncategorized

FACEBOOK: Bodycams

Free Talk Live Yeah, this is a great example of the cynicism around incremental change that really stifles the Liberty Movement. Yes, the state incentives bad behavior. Yes, t.he citizenry tends to give deference to state employees. But you can’t tell me you haven’t seen things change. 5[...]

December 7th, 2014 - 11:59 am § in Hypocrisy, Politics

Is Putin Paranoid? Reuters

Reuters: Vladimir Putin’s religious, ethnic rhetoric gets a little scary in Russian state-of-the-union address Vladimir Putin lives in a scary world, where enemies plot tirelessly to undermine, trick, and destroy Russia. Containment wasn’t just a Cold War policy but a practice of Russia’s riva[...]

December 7th, 2014 - 10:59 am § in Misc.

How many cops does America have?

Police work is heavily decentralized in America, with a huge number of federal, state, county, city, and town police agencies. According to Wikipedia, based on Bureau of Justice statistics, America has: 17,985 state and local police departments, half of which employ 10 or fewer officers 765,000 full[...]

December 7th, 2014 - 10:21 am § in America

Why the protests against police violence don’t stop

Night after night, demonstrators pour into the streets of cities across America to ventilate their frustration with out-of-control police violence against citizens, with no end in sight. And there shouldn’t be an end to the demonstrations. There should be no letup until the system gets off its[...]

December 7th, 2014 - 9:53 am § in China

CHINA: Interviews with students

Excerpts from conversations The WorldPost had with students from Jiaotong University in Xi’an as well as several other students in Beijing: “It’s really not that easy to be president in China. It’s a lot harder than in America. Because in America, you just have to be very handsome and gi[...]