Mexican Military Chopper Crosses Into US, Shoots At Border Agents Border Patrol agents in Arizona were reportedly fired upon by a Mexican military helicopter that traveled across the border. KVOA-TV reports that Mexican authorities were conducting a drug interdiction operation when the incident happened early Thursday morning on the Tohono O’odham Indian Nation. The Mexican chopper fired at the agents and then flew back into Mexico. Art del Cueto, Border Patrol Tucson Sector union president, tells KVOA that they called and apologized for the incident. “The incident occurred after midnight and before 6 a.m. Helicopter flew into the U.S. and… View Articleclick here for more
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CBC’s leaders bring it to the brink of an existential crisis CBC president Hubert Lacroix unveiled the corporation’s latest five-year plan this week in a performance as disingenuous as it was depressing. If there was any doubt that Canada’s public broadcaster is confronting an unprecedented existential crisis, it vanished Thursday. CBC President Hubert Lacroix unveiled the corporation’s latest five-year plan at a “town hall” meeting of staff in a performance that was as disingenuous as it was depressing. The CBC’s enemies are not only circling their prey from the outside, including the Conservative government with its unrelenting budget cuts. Its… View Articleclick here for more
B.C. companies nervous over Supreme Court decision in favour of First Nations Tahltan Nation announces intention to launch legal fight to block coal mine B.C. businesses worry a landmark high-court decision released Thursday that broadens First Nations’ land rights could create barriers to development and stall key industrial projects worth billions of dollars. Proposed projects that could be affected include Enbridge’s $7.9-billion Northern Gateway oil pipeline, Kinder Morgan’s $5.4-billion Trans Mountain oil pipeline, and tens of billions more in liquefied natural gas plants and gas pipelines. Mining and forestry projects could also be at risk. Hours after the decision was… View Articleclick here for more
Environment Canada tornado tweets stalled by language laws Ottawa developing software to tweet warnings in French and English simultaneously Meteorologists in the United States use Twitter to push weather warnings to the public, but that doesn’t happen in Canada — official bilingualism has proved a barrier to weather warning tweets. Canadian meteorologists are not authorized to tweet because all government communication has to follow Canada’s language laws, according to Environment Canada’s executive director of national programs Ken Macdonald. “We have to issue our warnings simultaneously in both languages,” Macdonald told the iTeam’s Geoff Leo. Macdonald said Environment Canada is working… View Articleclick here for more
Why CBC may have to sell its headquarters to survive The broadcaster may be forced to sell its downtown Toronto headquarters in the face of budget cuts. Will the CBC be forced to sell its iconic downtown Toronto headquarters in the wake of budget cuts? The cash-strapped public broadcaster is at a crossroads and needs to cut costs dramatically as it announces its five-year strategic plan to employees on Thursday. The 1.4-million-square-foot headquarters at Front and John Sts. is considered prime Canadian real estate. “We can’t invest in infrastructure that drags us down. We can’t invest our money in bricks… View Articleclick here for more
Supreme Court Curbs President’s Power to Make Recess Appointments The Supreme Court on Thursday dealt a significant blow to executive power, cutting back on the president’s power to issue recess appointments during brief breaks in the Senate’s work. The court ruled unanimously that President Obama had violated the Constitution in 2012 by appointing officials to the National Labor Relations Board during a short break in the Senate’s work when the chamber was convening every three days in short pro forma sessions when no business was conducted. Those breaks were too short, Justice Stephen G. Breyer wrote in a majority opinion… View Articleclick here for more
Chicago Aldermen Pass Rahm Emanuel’s Gun Control Plan 48-0 Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to allow gun stores to exist “in only about half of a percent of Chicago’s geographic area” got the go ahead on June 25. City Alderman voted 48-0 in favor of the plan. According to the Chicago Tribune, Emanuel’s rules “[prohibit] gun retailers within 500 feet of a school or a park.” As Breitbart News reported on May 27, Emanuel’s rules will also require video taping of all gun sales and force the few gun stores that do exist to perform “quarterly audits of their gun… View Articleclick here for more
TEAM CSSA E-NEWS – June. 25, 2014 ** Please share this E-news with your friends ** COMMENTARY: U.N. GUN MARKING STAYS ON THE RADAR The fifth Biennial Meeting of States (BMS5) for the Implementation of United Nations Programme of Action (PoA) took place in New York City last week. As the name would suggest, it is a rather cumbersome gathering of international delegates who convene at the U.N. to discuss reducing the transfer of illicit small arms into conflict areas. The cat in the birdcage at the 11-year-old PoA is the hidden horror that Canadian gun owners should greatly...
TEAM CSSA E-NEWS – June. 25, 2014 ** Please share this E-news with your friends ** COMMENTARY: U.N. GUN MARKING STAYS ON THE RADAR The fifth Biennial Meeting of States (BMS5) for the Implementation of United Nations Programme of...click here for more
Clintons Live in Poverty – Gun Control vs Border Control I’m not ‘truly well off’ compared to wealthiest Americans, says Hillary Clinton… despite multi-million dollar properties and personal fortune estimated at $100million Hillary Clinton has been criticized for charging $200,000 speaking fees and saying she was broke in 2001, despite making $12 million that year ‘They don’t see me as part of the problem because we pay ordinary income tax, unlike a lot of people who are truly well off – not to name names,’ Clinton said The Clintons are the wealthiest living family to leave the White House, The… View Articleclick here for more
Media Lab Episode 8 “Fight Like A Girl” Self-defense expert Tamra joins Dom on Media Lab Episode 8 “Fight Like A Girl” to break down a scene from “Enough” and explain how training, minimal effort movements and re-directing energy help women to defend themselves.
Media Lab Episode 8 “Fight Like A Girl” Self-defense expert Tamra joins Dom on Media Lab Episode 8 “Fight Like A Girl” to break down a scene from “Enough” and explain how training, minimal effort movements and re-directing energy...click here for more