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on February 28, 2015 in World News

More Giant Craters Appear In Siberia, Scientists Nervous To Investigate

More Giant Craters Appear In Siberia, Scientists Nervous To Investigate In the middle of last summer came news of a bizarre occurrence no one could explain. Seemingly out of nowhere, a massive crater appeared in one of the planet’s most inhospitable lands.Early estimates said the crater, nestled in a land called “the ends of the Earth” where temperatures can sink far below zero, yawned nearly 30 metres in diameter. The saga deepened. The Siberian crater wasn’t alone. There were two more, ratcheting up the tension in a drama that hit its climax as a probable explanation surfaced. Climate change had… View Article

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on February 28, 2015 in World News

Alleged Missouri Gunman Ignored Firearm Ban

Alleged Missouri Gunman Ignored Firearm Ban On February 27, Joseph Jesse Aldridge allegedly shot and killed four of his cousins and three others in Tyrone, Missouri. On February 28, the Springfield News-Leader reported that Aldridge was barred from gun possession via a 2008 “federal gun charge.” According to the News-Leader, the gun conviction also involved drugs, and Aldridge “pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm while using marijuana.” He was sentenced to 21 months in prison and ordered “to participate in a mental health counseling program” and “a substance abuse treatment program” thereafter. However, as history demonstrates, even a complete prohibition… View Article

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on February 28, 2015 in World News

Rand Paul On His CPAC Straw Poll Win

Rand Paul On His CPAC Straw Poll Win: ‘Constitutional Conservatives Have Spoken’ Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), a likely 2016 GOP presidential candidate, thanked participants at the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) for handing him a victory in the 2015 CPAC straw poll. “I am humbled by the enthusiastic support and encouragement I received this week at the Conservative Political Action Conference,” Paul said in a statement. Our party is filled with constitutional conservatives who have chosen to stand with me for a third consecutive straw poll victory. Since President Ronald Reagan, the Conservative Political Action Conference has been the gold… View Article

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on February 28, 2015 in World News

Florida Man Kills Alleged Intruder, Inspires Neighbor to Purchase Gun

Florida Man Kills Alleged Intruder, Inspires Neighbor to Purchase Gun On February 27, a North Lauderdale, Florida, homeowner shot and killed an alleged home intruder trying to break into the house. According to the Sun Sentinel, the homeowner saw the suspect trying to break into the storage shed in the backyard. The suspect then allegedly transitioned to the house, and the homeowner “fired multiple shots,” killing him. Neighbors say there has been an uptick in people climbing fences for mischief, and a home in the neighborhood was recently burglarized, but police indicate crime in 2014 was less than 2013. This… View Article

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on February 28, 2015 in World News

Jeb Bush Attempting to Rig CPAC Straw Poll with Bused in Supporters

Jeb Bush Attempting to Rig CPAC Straw Poll with Bused in Supporters Perhaps in fear that he didn’t have enough backers willing to show up on their own, Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s campaign organized to bus supporters to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) to cheer during his appearance on stage and vote for him in the straw poll. The New York Times’ Jonathan Martin writes that Bush brought people in from Washington, D.C.: “Mr. Bush’s supporters organized caravans of his Washington backers to attend his speech, and they cheered whenever anyone else booed,” Martin wrote. Those same bused in… View Article

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on February 28, 2015 in World News

Hell, Michigan, hasn’t frozen over, despite the frigid winter

Hell, Michigan, hasn’t frozen over, despite the frigid winter — but it is for sale The town of Hell, Michigan, has been listed as for sale, with the buyer getting the exclusive rights o ‘Hell.’ The price the town is selling for is appropriately listed at $999,666. Hell is for sale. The small town, some 60 miles west of Detroit, is up for sale for just under one million dollars, reports Huffington Post. For that money, the successful buyer will purchase a souvenir store, post office, a mini golf course, chapel and a five-acre property. The buyer will also get… View Article

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on February 28, 2015 in World News

Hillary Clinton Blames ‘Different Media’ For Dividing Country

Hillary Clinton Blames ‘Different Media’ For Dividing Country Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton complained that “different media” are dividing the country, making it impossible for people to even have a conversation with each other. Clinton made her remarks yesterday in an interview with Re/Code’s Kara Swisher. She criticized America’s “partisan bunkers” for getting in the way of confronting tough issues like racism, sexism and homophobia. “Nobody wants to associate with anybody who doesn’t agree with them politically,” she said. “You can’t have a conversation, people won’t listen to each other, they listen to different media, and those different media… View Article

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on February 27, 2015 in World News

Devilish details behind Obama’s bullet ban

Devilish details behind Obama’s bullet ban Jeff Knox explains why latest move by BATF is ‘ridiculous’ The Obama administration’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, or BATF, recently announced its intention to ban the manufacture, importation and distribution of popular SS109/M855 ammunition commonly used in AR-15 type rifles, based on the construction of the projectile it uses. This ammo served as the standard issue, 5.56 x 45mm round used by the U.S. military and most NATO countries around the world. It is commonly referred to as “Green Tip” because the military puts a bit of green paint on the… View Article

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on February 27, 2015 in World News

Bill O’Reilly, Brian Williams, and the corporate media phantasmagoria

Bill O’Reilly, Brian Williams, and the corporate media phantasmagoria The scandals that have erupted around the exposure of Bill O’Reilly and Brian Williams as having lied about their wartime experiences provide us with a glimpse into the nature of corporate media. These revelations demonstrate just how easily “facts” and narratives can be manufactured to serve a personal and, more importantly, political agenda. Let’s begin with the obvious: it’s selfishly satisfying to see two of America’s leading corporate media mouthpieces exposed as liars. Undoubtedly, there are many (myself included) who smile with delight at seeing the likes of Bill O’Reilly and… View Article

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on February 27, 2015 in World News

Cracked cantaloupe shows bulletproof baseball cap will save your melon

Cracked cantaloupe shows bulletproof baseball cap will save your melon Body armor is heavy, unwieldy and impractical for everyday use. And bulletproof vests, which can be worn under clothing, don’t protect the head from a kill shot. One company aims to solve those issues with an impenetrable, yet inconspicuous baseball cap. The black cap comes with a 5-ounce, bulletproof front panel. It isn’t meant to replace a SWAT-style helmet, but instead can be worn all the time to project a more approachable image, manufacturer BulletSafe says on its website. BulletSafe president Tom Nardone models the bulletproof cap and a vest… View Article

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