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on July 3, 2014 in World News

Chris Christie Vetoes ‘High Capacity’ Magazine Ban

  Chris Christie Vetoes ‘High Capacity’ Magazine Ban On July 2, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) vetoed A2006, a gun control bill which would have limited magazines in NJ to 10 rounds. Christie said he vetoed the bill because “it would do nothing to reduce gun violence. According to NJ.com, Christie said: This [bill] is the very embodiment of reform in name only. It simply defies common sense to believe that imposing a new and entirely arbitrary number of bullets that can be loaded into a firearm will somehow eradicate, or even reduce, future instances of mass violence. Gun… View Article

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on July 2, 2014 in World News

Rob Ford on drug use

Rob Ford on drug use: ‘You name it, I pretty well covered it’ Toronto mayor says drug use began long before he became mayor Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted today to CBC that he abused alcohol in his city hall office, but refused to say whether he would resign if he returns to drinking and using drugs. Ford made the comments Wednesday in a one-on-one interview with CBC’s Dwight Drummond, three days after returning to work following two months in a rehabilitation facility. In his interview with CBC, Ford also blamed his bad behaviour, such as making sexist and homophobic… View Article

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on July 2, 2014 in World News

Doctors Most Qualified to Decide Who’s Fit to Carry a Gun

Doctors Most Qualified to Decide Who’s Fit to Carry a Gun On June 30 The Atlantic ran a column focused on treating firearms as “a public health crisis” and allowing physicians “to determine who is fit to carry a gun.” According to The Atlantic, “all U.S. states allow citizens to carry certain concealed weapons in public for lawful purposes, with the exception of felons, persons proven to abuse controlled substances, individuals with a history of domestic violence, and those deemed mentally unstable or dangerous.” Citing the caveat regarding “those deemed mentally unstable or dangerous,” The Atlantic explains that “some states… View Article

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on July 2, 2014 in World News

Media Lab Episode 9 “Yo, Homie”

Media Lab Episode 9 “Yo, Homie” The right skills and training will make you see the world differently. Find how Dom uses his training to react to situations as he breaks down a scene from Collateral in Media Lab Episode 9 “Yo, Homie.”

Media Lab Episode 9 “Yo, Homie” The right skills and training will make you see the world differently. Find how Dom uses his training to react to situations as he breaks down a scene from Collateral in Media Lab...

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on July 2, 2014 in World News

Independent Media is the Only Real Press

Michael Savage Says Independent Media is the Only Real Press Praises Infowars and PrisonPlanet.com for questioning the administration After describing how lapdog media figures cozy up to the establishment, conservative radio talk show host and author Michael Savage gave kudos, in particular, to the work of Infowars’ newest reporter Staff Sgt. Joe Biggs, who last week traveled to south Texas where House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was scheduled to give a press conference. Infowars was denied access to the Congressperson because it was not “pre-credentialed” by the establishment, in other words it was decided the news organization based in central… View Article

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on July 2, 2014 in World News

Allow Police to Confiscate Guns Based on Accusation Alone

    Bill Would Allow Police to Confiscate Guns Based on Accusation Alone California’s AB 1014 labeled most draconian gun control legislation in the country A draconian gun control bill set to be voted on by the California legislature would allow police to confiscate a person’s firearms solely on the basis of an accusation made against the gun owner by a family member or a health professional. Although the bill was amended after an onslaught of complaints, the legislation is still being labeled as the harshest gun control law in the country. AB 1014, authored by Assemblymembers Das Williams and… View Article

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on July 2, 2014 in World News

Obama worst President in 70 years

Obama worst President in 70 years   <iframe width=”590″ height=”332″ src=”http://launch.newsinc.com/?type=VideoPlayer/Single&widgetId=1&trackingGroup=69016&siteSection=washingtontimes_pp_nws_non_sty_ppap&videoId=26323740″ frameborder=”no” scrolling=”no” noresize marginwidth=”0″ marginheight=”0″></iframe>   Poll after poll shows President Obama’s approval rating dipping recently, and one new Quinnipiac University Poll finds that voters say Mitt Romney would have been a better choice in 2012. With Mr. Obama deploying military troops to Iraq, failing to find compromise with Congress and seeing major defeats in the Supreme Court, voters continue to sour on him.   Quinnipiac found 45 percent of voters say the country would have been better off if Mr. Romney, the 2012 GOP nominee, had been elected,… View Article

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on July 2, 2014 in World News

Northern Gateway pipeline support slipping slightly

Northern Gateway pipeline support slipping slightly, poll suggests Significant environmental concerns overshadow promise of economic benefits: poll Support for Enbridge’s $7.9-billion Northern Gateway pipeline has dropped to 38 per cent in B.C. but remains much higher in Alberta, according to a new Insights West poll. The Vancouver-based pollster began tracking support for the mega-project in January 2013, when a survey found 35 per cent of British Columbians supported the project and 61 per cent were opposed. Support increased to 42 per cent in November 2013, but has dropped by four per cent in the latest online survey of 647 British… View Article

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on July 2, 2014 in World News

CBC could learn a thing or two from Knowledge Network

CBC could learn a thing or two from Knowledge Network Documentaries and kids’ programming are winners with continually growing audiences If CBC executives have a transformational vision for its post-hockey era, they certainly haven’t articulated it. Aside from cutting jobs, services and selling assets in response to having lost the cash cow of Hockey Night in Canada, there is no blueprint for how CBC will be more relevant and interesting to Canadians. There is no bold suggestion such as maybe reverting to a commercial-free service like the BBC, PBS, Knowledge Network, TV Ontario and CBC Radio, which any ardent CBC… View Article

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on July 1, 2014 in World News

Corruption Making Americans Feel Less Free

Obama Admin Corruption Making Americans Feel Less Free Americans feel less free and are more dissatisfied with the “freedom to chose what they do with their lives” since President Barack Obama took office. Gallup concluded that was largely the case due to Obama’s scandals and poor economy. A Gallup survey found that percentage of Americans who are “satisfied with the freedom to choose what they do with their lives” dropped from 91% in 2006 to 79% in 2013. During that same period, Americans who “dissatisfied with the freedom to choose what they do with their lives more than doubled, from… View Article

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