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on September 24, 2013 in World News

American journalist and family detained and harassed at US border

American journalist and family detained and harassed at US border Ignore the sign at the United States’ border crossing near Buffalo, New York claiming those coming in from Canada will be treated with courtesy, dignity and respect. An American journalist says that’s far from what happened recently when returning home. A producer with National Public Radio’s “On the Media” program  says the US Customs and Border Patrol agents who interrogated her  and her friends and family while they attempted to return to the  States following a recent wedding in Toronto, Ontario were  anything but courteous. Sarah Abdurrahman told NPR that… View Article

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on September 24, 2013 in World News

4 U.S. Cities That Are Sadistically Screwing With Residents

4 U.S. Cities That Are Sadistically Screwing With Residents Everybody knows that power corrupts, but we all tend to forget that even the tiniest scrap of power can turn you into an A-plus dickhead. No better reminder of this is the fact that, in the last month alone, four totally unrelated American cities used what little administrative power they had to pull colossal dick moves on their citizens. And the worst part? It’s all infuriatingly legal. #4. Pittsburgh Is Ticketing People for Parking in Their Own Driveways Getting a parking ticket is one of those little joys that throws...

4 U.S. Cities That Are Sadistically Screwing With Residents Everybody knows that power corrupts, but we all tend to forget that even the tiniest scrap of power can turn you into an A-plus dickhead. No better reminder of this...

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on September 24, 2013 in World News

New York Cop Steals Pro-Second Amendment Signs

New York Cop Steals Pro-Second Amendment Signs After a Somers, New York, resident discovered someone was coming on to his private property and repeatedly stealing his pro-Second Amendment signs, he thought up a brilliant plan to catch the perpetrator. The gun rights advocate purchased a trail cam and placed it near the entrance to his driveway, where he placed his signs, and filmed away. Sure enough, the sign was stolen again, but this time the homeowner had the evidence he needed to find out who the sign-thief was. At first, the resident had suspicions the thieves may be one of… View Article

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on September 24, 2013 in World News

Americans’ Belief That Gov’t Is Too Powerful

Americans’ Belief That Gov’t Is Too Powerful at Record Level Six in 10 Americans (60%) believe the federal government has too much power, one percentage point above the previous high recorded in September 2010. At least half of Americans since 2005 have said the government has too much power. Thirty-two percent now say the government has the right amount of power. Few say it has too little power. … Republicans, Democrats, and independents have each grown more likely to say government is too powerful this year. http://www.gallup.com/poll/164591/americans-belief-gov-powerful-record-level.aspx

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on September 24, 2013 in World News

Barack Obama 19.5 MILLION fake Twitter followers

Barack Obama 19.5 MILLION fake Twitter followers Among influential U.S. political tweeters, President Barack Obama is the undisputed king of the fake followers. A MailOnline analysis ranks his sizable Twitter following as the most deceptive total among the 21 most influential accounts run by American politicians: More than 19.5 million of his 36.9 million Twitter followers are accounts that don’t correspond to real people. The four phoniest accounts in the sample, which included Democratic and Republican Party leaders in Washington, D.C., were those belonging to President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, first lady Michelle Obama and the White House communications… View Article

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on September 24, 2013 in World News

Black-on-white beatings leave more dead

Black-on-white beatings leave more dead (Editor’s note: Colin Flaherty has done more reporting than any other journalist on what appears to be a nationwide trend of skyrocketing black-on-white crime, violence and abuse. WND features these reports to counterbalance the virtual blackout by the rest of the media due to their concerns that reporting such incidents would be inflammatory or even racist. WND considers it racist not to report racial abuse solely because of the skin color of the perpetrators or victims.) Videos linked or embedded may contain foul language and violence. Some people call it the “knockout game,” local news… View Article

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on September 24, 2013 in World News

Congressman confirms ‘stand down’ order at Navy Yard

Congressman confirms ‘stand down’ order at Navy Yard A congressman has confirmed a “stand down” order was given to a rescue team that could have responded almost immediately to the shooter running amok at the Washington Navy Yard more than a week ago. In an interview with Jake Tapper of CNN, Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, said his information came from a member of the rescue team. Ultimately, authorities said, 34-year-old Aaron Alexis was shot and killed by police after he allegedly shot two dozen people at his place of work, killing 12. The Atlantic Wire and other outlets reported several… View Article

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on September 24, 2013 in World News

Watch deputy face 3 armed citizens

Watch deputy face 3 armed citizens A blogger is praising a law enforcement officer who respectfully visits with three open-carry protesters and his compliments are being joined by dozens of commenters on the Last Resistance website. Philip Hodges posted online the video from a Michigan encounter between the officer and several sign-carrying conservatives who were advocating for Second Amendment rights. “You’ll never guess what happens when this sheriff confronts 3 open-carry protesters,” Hodges wrote. “I am usually critical of police these days. But I’m not ‘anti-police.’ Just like I’m not anti-congressman or anti-senator or even anti-president. But let’s face it…. View Article

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on September 24, 2013 in World News

Increasing Assaults on Border Patrol Agents

Illegal Aliens from Mexico Increasing Assaults on Border Patrol Agents The U.S. Border Patrol’s El Paso Sector was declared a “High Risk Enforcement Area (HREA)” due to an alarming increase in the number of assaults on our Border Patrol agents. The declaration came in March of 2013, but the numbers have continued to rise, according to Stu Harris, Vice-President Local 1929 of the National Border Patrol Council. The Local 1929 serves BP agents in the El Paso Sector, which covers the entire state of New Mexico and the two western most counties in Texas, totaling 125,500 square miles, 121,000 square… View Article

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on September 23, 2013 in World News

New Signs of Rising Illegal Immigration into US

                      New Signs of Rising Illegal Immigration into US After dropping during the recession, the number of immigrants crossing the border illegally into the U.S. appears to be on the rise again. The total number of immigrants living in this country unlawfully edged up from 11.3 million in 2009 to 11.7 million last year, with those from countries other than Mexico at an apparent all-time high, according to a report released Monday by Pew Research Center’s Hispanic Trends Project. The change is within the margin of error for this survey,… View Article

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