News of Import 2-4-2013

 

“No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session.”  Mark Twain

On a personal note I wanted to share this news, that of the passing of an American hero with four tours in Iraq, 160 confirmed sniper kills and named “the devil of Ramadi” by insurgents, Chris Kyle was shot by an American in TX. I come from a multi-generational military family.  You value our veterans and this loss is personal for me as he was a great person who tirelessly gave of his time to mentor vets and help the wounded while tirelessly defending the 2nd Amendment and other rights. According to a local news station, police have arrested a suspect in the slayings. The suspect reportedly shot Kyle at point-blank range while he attempted to aid a fellow veteran. As soldiers say, never leave a man behind and this is what Kyle was doing when he was gunned down.

Quote from Chris, “I began teaching my son how to shoot when he was two, starting with the basics of a BB rifle. My theory is that kids get into trouble because of curiosity—if you don’t satisfy it, you’re asking for big problems. If you inform them and carefully instruct them on safety when they’re young, you avoid a lot of the trouble. My son has learned to respect weapons. I’ve always told him, if you want to use a gun, come get me. There’s nothing I like better than shooting.”

Former SEAL, 'American Sniper' Chris Kyle Killed at Texas Gun Range

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2013/02/02/American-Sniper-Chris-Kyle-Killed-at-Texas-Gun-Range

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/02/02/former-navy-seal-american-sniper-author-chris-kyle-reportedly-killed-at-tx-shooting-lodge/

http://dailycaller.com/2013/02/02/renowned-navy-seal-sniper-shot-dead-at-texas-gun-range/

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/02/03/navy-seal-chris-kyle-fatally-shot-at-texas-shooting-range-report-says/

http://www.wfaa.com/news/local/rough-creek-189536271.html

http://www.therightscoop.com/former-navy-seal-sniper-chris-kyle-killed-while-helping-veteran-recover-from-ptsd/

http://twitchy.com/2013/02/02/american-sniper-chris-kyle-reported-murdered-at-texas-shooting-lodge/

SHOT Show 2013: Navy SEAL Chris Kyle talks Politics, Obama, Piers Morgan with Guns.com

http://www.guns.com/2013/01/21/hot-show-2013-navy-seal-chris-kyle-talks-politics-obama-piers-morgan-with-guns-com/

A touching tribute to Chris Kyle "The Devil of Ramadi"

http://sofrep.com/16838/chris-kyle-another-brother-lost/

Former Soldier Charged With Capital Murder in the Death of Chris Kyle
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/02/03/former-soldier-charged-with-capital-murder-in-the-death-of-chris-kyle/

A few pieces of particular news of interest before I get to our lead stories. When you watched the Super bowl on Sunday, did you see the piece during the pregame show from NYC mayor Bloomberg and Mayors Against Illegal Guns.  http://www.forbes.com/sites/alexkantrowitz/2013/02/03/heres-the-super-bowl-ad-mayors-against-illegal-guns-is-running-today/  

I hope you kept in mind information I have shared before as you saw this commercial -- 2005 SCOTUS Ruling in Castle Rock VS. Gonzales: Police Not Constitutionally Bound to Protect Citizens

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/01/10/One-More-Reason-We-Need-Guns-SCOTUS-Rules-Police-Not-Bound-To-Protect-Citizens

Far left liberal NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/06/28/politics/28scotus.html?_r=2&

If interested, Tom Gresham of Gun Talk Radio mentioned a special promotion with the NRA on the NRA's radio show Cam & Company that for the next couple of weeks in February you can become a NRA life Member for $300 instead of $1000 as Gun Talk is pushing for life members to bolster the fight for our second amendment rights. If you look at the article above we are winning, but the more NRA members there are, the better.  And of course yearly memberships are fine as well, I know how money is tight. The special direct phone # for this promotion is 888-678-7894

News:  NRA president says anti-gun advocates threatened to kill son, daughter (VIDEO) 
http://dailycaller.com/2013/01/31/anti-gun-advocates-threaten-to-kill-nra-chairmans-son-video/

Wayne LaPierre: Obama Trying to Take Away Rifles, Shotguns & Handguns and Create a Universal Gun Registry (Video)

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/02/03/wayne-lapierre-obama-trying-to-take-away-rifles-shotguns-handguns-and-create-a-universal-gun-registry/

The NRA is Winning the Battle

http://townhall.com/tipsheet/heatherginsberg/2013/02/02/the-nra-is-winning-the-battle-n1503801 

http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucerogers/2013/02/01/nra-winning-the-influence-battle-over-gun-control/

Chicago Murder Rate Higher Than Non-Gun Controlled Capone Era
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/02/03/Chicago-gun-violence-Capone

Lead Story: Occupy Wall St: White, Wealthy, and Well-Educated

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/01/30/OWS-White-Wealthy-and-Well-Educated

(Read the report below, insightful.)
https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/562862-changing-the-subject-2.html

The Black Bloc Blows Up In Egypt
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2013/01/29/The-Black-Bloc-Blows-Up-In-Egypt

Co-Lead Story: FBI Director: I Have to Check to See If Obama Has the Right to Kill Americans On U.S. Soil (Fox Video)

http://clashdaily.com/2013/01/fbi-director-i-have-to-check-to-see-if-obama-has-the-right-to-kill-americans-on-u-s-soil/

Senate plan would give Napolitano the final say on border security 
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/02/03/Senate-plan-Napolitano-border-security

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/280687-senate-immigration-plan-would-give-napolitano-final-say-on-border-security

Poverty's up, middle class incomes are down, one-in-five are on food stamps, the GAO says the deficit is "unsustainable," and the only reason the unemployment rate isn't closer to 11% is because the labor force has shrunk to thirty-year lows since Obama took office

White House to Illegals: No Obamacare with Legal Status

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/white-house-illegals-no-obamacare-legal-status

IRS: Cheapest Obamacare Plan Will Be $20,000 Per Family

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/irs-cheapest-obamacare-plan-will-be-20000-family

http://dailycaller.com/2013/02/01/irs-cheapest-obamacare-plan-will-be-20000-per-family/

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/02/01/surprise-irs-calculates-cheapest-obamacare-plan-will-average-20000-per-family/

IRS: Parents Must Pay Federal Fine for Uninsured Kids
http://cnsnews.com/news/article/irs-parents-must-pay-federal-fine-uninsured-kids

Obama Administration: We Will Still Force Christians to Act Against Their Faith
http://cnsnews.com/news/article/obama-administration-we-will-still-force-christians-act-against-their-faith

Left-wing Organizations Push Obamacare with Dark Money Cash from AARP, Center for American Progress, Business Forward, Democracy Alliance
http://freebeacon.com/left-wing-organizations-push-obamacare-with-dark-money/

Union Leaders’ Epiphany Leaves Them Scrambling: Wait, Obamacare Is Going to Drive up Our Costs?
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/01/31/union-leaders-epiphany-leaves-them-scrambling-wait-obamacare-is-going-to-drive-up-our-costs/

British NHS Gathering Private Health Information Without Notifying Patients (This will be Obamacare)
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2013/02/02/Government-Gone-Wild-National-Database-Gathers-Private-Health-Information-On-Smokers-Drinkers

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2272166/Big-brother-log-drinking-habits-waist-size.html#axzz2JhXYhdJ3

Counting the Ways the Media Lies About the Economy

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2013/02/02/Counting-the-ways-media-lies-about-economy

  1. Poverty's increasing.
  2. Gas prices have almost doubled.
  3. The price of health care premiums has exploded and will only explode more (but-but-but Obama said…!)
  4. Poor and middle class incomes are falling.
  5. One-in-five Americans are on food stamps.
  6. The non-partisan GAO says Obama's exploding deficit is unsustainable.
  7.  Eight million people are looking for work.
  8. Our labor force has shrunk to thirty-year levels (170k more dropped out
  9.  last month).
  10. Chronic unemployment hasn't been this bad since World War II.
  11. The long-term unemployment rate is over 14%, and if the labor force was merely the same size today as it was the day Obama took office, today's unemployment rate would be closer to 11%.

Media Spins Unemployment Increase as Good News
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2013/02/01/Media-Spins-Unemployment-Increase-As-Good-Thing

How politicians are planning the return of taxation without representation 

http://dailycaller.com/2013/01/30/how-politicians-are-planning-the-return-of-taxation-without-representation/

Progressive Failure Is On Full Display in California Don’t follow the disastrous example set by the Golden State.
http://reason.com/archives/2013/02/01/progressive-failure-is-on-display-in-cal

169,000 Americans Drop Out of Labor Force in January As Unemployment Ticks Up

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/169000-americans-drop-out-labor-force-january-unemployment-ticks

Dow Trades Above 14K For the First Time Since 2007 (The Fed Reserve is pumping 80 Billion a month of printed IE digitized money into the system so of course the market will surge when we have a growth rate of 0.1%, the worse unemployment in 60+ yrs and millions dropping out of the work force. The Govt is artificially stimulating the market.)
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/02/01/dow-trades-above-14k-for-the-first-time-since-2007/

U.S. Unemployment Ticks Up To 7.9 Percent, White House Blames Congress
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/02/01/u-s-unemployment-ticks-up-to-7-9-percent/

Oregon Baker Faces State Investigation After Refusing to Make Same-Sex Couple’s Wedding Cake (Going after the job makers for deciding who they will do business with, ridiculous!)
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/02/02/baker-under-investigation-after-declining-to-make-gay-couples-wedding-cake-if-i-have-to-be-penalized-for-my-beliefs-so-be-it/

Negative Growth: Economy Tanks in Fourth Quarter
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/01/30/Obama-Economy-Shrinks-In-Fourth-Quarter

Obama defends spending, blames slowing economy on ‘bad decisions in Washington’
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/feb/2/obama-defends-spending-blames-slowing-economy-bad-/

Little known fact, it is unconstitutional for the President to default on national debt, he has to pay it first.


Debt ceiling or default?

http://www.humanevents.com/2013/02/02/raise-the-debt-ceiling-or-default/

Obama to Build Himself Second Oval Office (So he will spend $376 million dollars to remodel the WH and give him a 2nd oval office, I wish I was joking.)
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/02/02/Obama-To-Get-A-Second-Oval-Office

http://realclearpolitics.com/articles/2013/02/01/2nd_oval_office_readied_in_white_house_rehab_project__116887.html

Taking on the Eco-Fraudsters
http://freebeacon.com/taking-on-the-eco-fraudsters/

Leaked Draft of Climate Report Shows U.N. Conceding Solar Activity May Play Significant Role in Global Warming
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/02/01/leaked-draft-of-climate-report-shows-u-n-conceding-solar-activity-may-play-larger-role-in-global-warming/

http://www.foxnews.com/science/2013/02/01/report-show-un-admitting-solar-activity-may-play-significant-role-in-global/

EPA ignores court ruling; raises biofuels standards
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/feb/1/epa-ignores-court-ruling-raises-biofuels-standards/

Progressive policy on guns has been to “protect” victims by moving to make more of them. Why the bloodlust? Why the desire to render law-abiding Americans helpless? Dianne Feinstein proposes to dry up 150 firearms, even those cited as legal in
Miller, which is the very definition of disarmament. One lawmaker said during her press conference that those needing help could simply “call 9-1-1.” As I’ve said previously, if you want to gamble your life and the life of your family during the average 10 minutes (nationally) it will take for the authorities to arrive, make that choice for you. Don’t make it for my family. I don’t believe that criminals will stop in their tracks and decide to wait until the cops arrive and it’s an even playing field. I don’t believe in preaching against firearms while depending upon people who possess them to show up and save me when I dial 9-1-1. That’s the other part of the problem with progressive logic: the cops have zero obligation to protect your life. Castle Rock vs. Gonzalez.

FBI: Americans use guns for self-defense 2.1 million times annually. 579k violent crimes with guns of all types. 70% from repeat criminals.

Mayor Booker: 'Legal Gun Buyers Aren't Causing Murders In Newark, Chicago And Other Places' (Video) (A liberal mayor who actually speaks the truth on the issues, it is not the legal gun owners.)
http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-TV/2013/02/02/Mayor-Booker-Legal-Gun-Buyers-Arent-Causing-Murders-in-Newark-and-Chicago-and-Other-Places

CNN's Blitzer: Sheriffs Can't Defy Executive Orders (However, jurisprudence on this topic reveals exactly the opposite)

Every sheriff is a county officer, elected by the voters of that county. The Supreme Court held in Printz v. U.S. in 1997 that the Tenth Amendment forbids the federal government from ever ordering any state or local official to carry out a federal program
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2013/02/01/CNNs-Blitzer-Sheriffs-Cant-Defy-Executive-Orders

Police Chief Johnson’s testimony “40% bypass background checks” is false 
http://dailycaller.com/2013/01/31/police-chief-johnsons-testimony-40-bypass-background-checks-is-false/

Lawmakers call for probe into 'botched' ATF sting in Milwaukee
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/02/01/lawmakers-call-for-probe-into-botched-atf-sting-in-milwaukee/

http://www.jsonline.com/watchdog/watchdogreports/atfs-milwaukee-sting-operation-marred-by-mistakes-failures-mu8akpj-188952581.html

Machine Gun Stolen, Undercover Agents’ Names Exposed After Botched ATF Sting - Now Lawmakers Demand Answers
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/02/01/machine-gun-stolen-undercover-agents-names-exposed-after-botched-atf-sting-now-lawmakers-demand-answers/

White House Shuts I.C.E. Agents Out of Immigration Reform Discussion

http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2013/02/01/white-house-shuts-ice-agents-out-of-immigration-reform-discussion-n1503046

http://dailycaller.com/2013/02/01/ice-agents-union-to-afl-cio-president-trumka-you-dont-speak-for-us/

ICE lose criminal who was being deported from the United States escaped from law enforcement at Denver International Airport
http://www.9news.com/news/article/313486/222/Man-being-deported-escapes-at-airport

Obama’s delight: Mayors prepare boycott of gun manufacturers in order to push for gun control 
http://dailycaller.com/2013/02/01/obamas-delight-mayors-prepare-boycott-of-gun-manufacturers-in-order-to-push-for-gun-control/

17 percent of male Marines would leave Corps if women join combat ranks
http://dailycaller.com/2013/02/01/17-percent-of-male-marines-would-leave-corps-if-women-join-combat-ranks/

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/02/01/survey-17-percent-of-male-marines-4-percent-of-females-would-leave-if-women-put-into-combat-roles/

N.Y. vet arrested for 30-round magazines (Part 1) Yet David Gregory got a pass, in my opinion a decorated combat veteran is far more worthy of a pass than a liberal pundit.)
http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/guns/2013/feb/1/miller-ny-vet-arrested-30-round-magazines-part-1/

‘We Were Heartbroken’: Wounded Warrior Project Reportedly Refused to Take Church’s ‘Religious in Nature’ Donation

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/02/01/we-were-heartbroken-wounded-warrior-project-reportedly-refused-to-take-churchs-religious-in-nature-donation/

http://radio.foxnews.com/toddstarnes/top-stories/wounded-warrior-refuses-to-accept-money-from-church.html

New Jersey Doctors Caught Wetting Beaks Kickback scheme for Medicare, Medicaid grants runs afoul DOJ, N.J. authorities (Shades of Obamacare, kickbacks)
http://freebeacon.com/new-jersey-doctors-caught-wetting-beaks/

Obama’s Radical Friends OFA 2.0 considering merger with radical left-wing groups

http://freebeacon.com/obamas-radical-friends/

From far left Politico: http://dyn.politico.com/printstory.cfm?uuid=00116DF6-2819-4BC1-802E-DC45D02494D0

Surprise Study from left of center PEW: Majority of U.S. Public Distrusts Fed Gov’t, Claims It’s a Threat to Personal Freedom

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/02/01/shocking-graphic-shows-u-s-publics-historic-increase-in-distrust-of-the-fed-govt/

Rove Declares War on Tea Party (Who needs enemies when you have a supposed friend like this turncoat traitor.)

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/02/03/Rove-declares-war-Tea-Party

State Dept. Publicized Names, Photos of Stevens' Benghazi Security Detail Before 9/11/12; Suppressed Their Identities Afterward (Thought to ponder, why would you release info that every other president has deemed classified to the public, your security is at risk if your picture and identity are known.)
http://cnsnews.com/news/article/state-dept-publicized-names-photos-stevens-benghazi-security-detail-91112-suppressed

UN: Israel Must Pull All Settlers from Disputed Lands
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2013/01/31/Israel-must-pull-all-settlers-from-Palestinian-land--UN

http://www.jpost.com/DiplomacyAndPolitics/Article.aspx?id=301637

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/01/31/united-nations-report-says-israels-settlements-violate-palestinians-human-rights/

Israeli forces dismantle Palestinian encampment
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/02/02/israeli-forces-dismantle-palestinian-encampment/?test=latestnews

Israel Strikes Multiple Targets Within Syria

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2013/02/03/UPDATE-Israel-Strikes-Multiple-Targets-Within-Syria

Suicide Bomber Strikes U.S. Embassy in Turkey
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/02/01/suicide-bomber-strikes-u-s-embassy-in-turkey/

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2013/02/01/Police--Suicide-bombing-at-US-Embassy--2-dead

http://dailycaller.com/2013/02/01/state-department-confirms-attack-on-us-embassy-in-turkey/

US Embassy bomber reportedly had terror conviction

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/02/02/at-least-2-dead-in-terrorist-attack-outside-us-embassy-in-turkish-capital/

State Department Holds Seminar with Groups Tied to Muslim Brotherhood

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Peace/2013/01/30/Obama-Administration-Actively-Recruiting-Jihadists

http://www.judicialwatch.org/blog/2013/01/state-dept-recruits-muslim-foreign-service-officers-at-jihadist-conf/

Sen. Rand Paul On Failure To Ban Transfer Of F-16s From U.S. To Egypt (Video)

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2013/02/01/rand_paul_on_failed_amendment_to_ban_transfer_of_f-16s_to_egypt_from_us.html

Muslim tolerance: Niqab-Wearing Assailant Reportedly Attacks Victoria’s Secret Employee With Acid in London

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/02/02/terrifying-niqab-wearing-assailant-reportedly-attacks-victorias-secret-employee-with-acid-in-london/

http://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/exclusive-young-woman-scarred-for-life-and-almost-blinded-in-random-acid-attack-on-london-street-8476680.html

Senator to DefSec Nominee: Why Have the Iranians Endorsed You?
http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/senator-defsec-nominee-why-have-iranians-endorsed-you_699049.html

Homeland Security's Advice For Confronting Mass Murders: Scissors
http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-TV/2013/01/31/Homeland-Security-has-advice-for-confronting-mass-murders-scissors

http://dailycaller.com/2013/02/01/dhs-suggests-wielding-scissors-throwing-objects-at-active-shooter-as-last-resort/

Kidnapped D.C. brothers charged in captor’s killing (Only in DC or another liberal utopia)
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/jan/31/kidnapped-dc-brothers-charged-captors-killing/

Armed Guard Stops School Shooter After He Opened Fire at Atlanta Middle School
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/01/31/armed-guard-stops-school-shooter-after-he-opened-fire-at-atlanta-middle-school/

Sheriff: SC teen offered friends $5,000 to kill grandparents because they were too strict 
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/02/01/sheriff-sc-teen-offered-friends-5000-to-kill-grandparents-because-were-too/

Assault Weapon Ban is Unconstitutional (Video)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KpPmZto4wQ&list=UUZ-qxagOkAmCEP-Tu6YliUQ&index=1

Legal Immigrant’s Must-Watch Testimony Against Gun Control: ‘Few Saw the Third Reich Coming Until It Was Too Late’
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/01/31/legal-immigrants-must-watch-testimony-against-gun-control-in-america/

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