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on September 19, 2013 in World News

FEMA Asks Volunteers in Colorado Flood to Stop and Go Home

FEMA Asks Volunteers in Colorado Flood to Stop and Go Home A volunteer group who was helping in the rescue efforts with the Colorado flood have been forced by FEMA to stop and go home. FEMA even threatened the group with arrest when they wanted to carry on their efforts anyway. Tech Dirt reported that: A local company, Falcon UAV, makers of special drones which are built for the government, approved by the FAA, and specialize in using GPS and cameras to generate highly accurate maps, started helping to map the damage with those drones. It was basically making very… View Article

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on September 19, 2013 in World News

Navy Yard Shooting: SWAT Team Ordered to ‘Stand Down’

Navy Yard Shooting: SWAT Team Ordered to ‘Stand Down’ Elite tactical team responsible for defending DC Capitol complex were reportedly ordered to leave the scene According to a BBC report, one of the most heavily armed police teams, assigned with the task of protecting the Capitol complex and responsible for responding to threats of terrorism, was ordered to stand down in response to Monday’s shooting at the Naval Sea Systems Command Headquarters building in D.C. The Containment and Emergency Response Team (CERT), is highly trained and equipped with the best gear on the market. The team consists of four men… View Article

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on September 19, 2013 in World News

DHS Detains Oathkeepers Heading To Gun Rally

DHS Detains Oathkeepers Heading To Gun Rally Some arrived late however, having been detained by the Department of Homeland Security for using a public walkway to pass by a federal building. One of the DHS agents was not even aware that in Texas, it is legal to carry a longarm. DHS Detains Oathkeepers Heading To Gun Rally

DHS Detains Oathkeepers Heading To Gun Rally Some arrived late however, having been detained by the Department of Homeland Security for using a public walkway to pass by a federal building. One of the DHS agents was not even...

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on September 19, 2013 in World News

Hundreds to Rally Against Water Fluoridation

Hundreds to Rally Against Water Fluoridation at Toronto City Hall Hundreds of Toronto residents plan to peacefully assemble at City Hall this Saturday, September 21st, 2013 to end water fluoridation in Toronto, Canada. So far over 400 people have confirmed their attendance on the Facebook page and over 1,000 have signed the online petition. Toronto has been fluoridating its water supply for 50 years, and currently uses hydrofluorosilicic acid, a toxic waste byproduct of phosphate fertilizer production, to do so. Contaminated with arsenic, mercury and radionuclides, this chemical has been shown to cause leaching of lead from pipes into the… View Article

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on September 18, 2013 in World News

IRS list reveals concerns over Tea Party ‘propaganda’

IRS list reveals concerns over Tea Party ‘propaganda’ WASHINGTON — Newly uncovered IRS documents show the agency flagged political groups based on the content of their literature, raising concerns specifically about “anti-Obama rhetoric,” inflammatory language and “emotional” statements made by non-profits seeking tax-exempt status. The internal 2011 documents, obtained by USA TODAY, list 162 groups by name, with comments by Internal Revenue Service lawyers in Washington raising issues about their political, lobbying and advocacy activities. In 21 cases, those activities were characterized as “propaganda.” The list provides the most specific public accounting to date of which groups were targeted for… View Article

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on September 18, 2013 in World News

Obama wanted crackdown on tea party groups

IRS officials thought Obama wanted crackdown on tea party groups, worried about negative press IRS employees were “acutely” aware in 2010 that President Obama wanted to crack down on conservative organizations and were egged into targeting tea party groups by press reports mocking the emerging movement, according to an interim report being circulated Tuesday by House investigators. The report, by staffers for Rep. Darrell E. Issa, California Republican and chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, quoted two Internal Revenue Service officials saying the tea party applications were singled out in the targeting program that has the agency… View Article

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on September 17, 2013 in World News

Obama firing off more executive orders

Obama firing off more executive orders President, Feinstein reignite gun-control fight after Navy Yard  shooting In the wake of the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, President Obama  plans to implement more executive orders and reiterated his commitment to  strengthening gun laws, including expanding background checks to sales online  and at gun shows, CBS reported Tuesday. “The president supports, as do an overwhelming majority of Americans,  common-sense measures to reduce gun violence,” spokesman Jay Carney said Obama has been powerless to get legislation passed despite a string of mass  shootings during his presidency. Only hours after a dozen people were… View Article

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