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on June 1, 2015 in World News

Vince Vaughn Is As Pro Gun As It Gets

by Christian Lowe Vince Vaughn Is As Pro Gun As It Gets World famous comedian and movie star Vince Vaughn came out with a double barrel defense of gun rights during a recent interview, calling for guns in schools and arguing the Second Amendment is intended to defend against “the supreme power of a corrupt and abusive government.” The star of the new season of the hit HBO series “True Detective,” outlined his pro-gun views during an interview with British GQ, which released excerpts of the sit down June 1. Vaughn — who has outlined his distinctly libertarian views in… View Article

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on June 1, 2015 in World News

Peter MacKay exit allows him to collect full pension at 55

Peter MacKay exit allows him to collect full pension at 55 New pension rules for MPs means those elected after October must wait until age 65 By choosing not to reoffer in this year’s federal election, Justice Minister Peter MacKay joins a growing list of Conservative MPs who will avoid the impact of pension changes that will triple the amount they must contribute and lock in the money for an extra 10 years. MacKay’s decision, announced last week, means he will be able to collect his full yearly pension of $128,832 at age 55, instead of 65. Under new pension… View Article

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on June 1, 2015 in World News

Former marine tased to death by police in upstate New York

Former marine tased to death by police in upstate New York A former marine who was driving recklessly through a neighborhood died after police in Rochester, New York used a Taser to subdue him. Police say the man had charged at officers with his fists clenched. Family has identified the man as Richard Gregory Davis, 50. Police and witnesses say Davis had crashed a red pickup truck into another vehicle and a church in southwest Rochester. Davis fled on foot, according to the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. Police responded to the scene at about 9:00 am ET on Sunday. Moments… View Article

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on June 1, 2015 in World News

USA Freedom Act vs expired Patriot Act provisions

USA Freedom Act vs expired Patriot Act provisions: How do the spy laws differ? he US Senate is poised to pass the USA Freedom Act now that major surveillance powers vested in the USA Patriot Act have expired. The House-passed bill, representing a slightly less intrusive spying law, will come to a vote on Tuesday. READ MORE: Goodbye Section 215: Patriot Act key surveillance provisions expire The Senate let certain parts of the USA Patriot Act lapse, failing to extend then by the June 1 deadline. Among them is the notorious Section 215, authorizing bulk collection of Americans’ telephone data,… View Article

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on June 1, 2015 in World News

Justice Department Studying ‘Far-Right’ Social Media Use

Justice Department Studying ‘Far-Right’ Social Media Use $585,719 study to combat violent extremism BY: Elizabeth Harrington The Department of Justice is concentrating on “far-right” groups in a new study of social media usage aimed at combatting violent extremism. The Justice Department’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) awarded Michigan State University $585,719 for the study, which was praised by Eric Holder, the former attorney general, earlier this year. “There is currently limited knowledge of the role of technology and computer mediated communications (CMCs), such as Facebook and Twitter, in the dissemination of messages that promote extremist agendas and radicalize individuals to… View Article

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on June 1, 2015 in World News

Native American Tribes Declare Sovereignty, Break Away from State of Maine

Native American Tribes Declare Sovereignty, Break Away from State of Maine Source: Alex Freeman (TFC) Augusta, ME — Due to Governor Paul LePage launching direct political and environmental attacks against the Penobscot, Micmac and Passamaquoddy tribes of Maine, leaders of those tribes have recalled their representatives from the state legislature and are asserting their sovereignty from the State of Maine. “The Maine Indian Land claims Settlement act has failed and we cannot allow ourselves to continue down the path,” Chief Francis said. “We’re saying it’s a failed social experiment.” In August of 2011, Governor LePage signed an Executive Order recognizing a “special relationship” between the sovereign State of… View Article

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on June 1, 2015 in World News

Donald Trump Calls Rubio, Jeb Failures

Donald Trump Calls Rubio, Jeb Failures Who Won’t Be Able To Make America Great Again Real estate mogul and reality television star Donald Trump, who’s presumably getting ready to announce a run for the presidency on June 16, hammered Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush in an exclusive interview with Breitbart News. “Rubio is weak on immigration and he’s weak on jobs,” Trump said, recalling how Rubio still stands by every last thing that was in the “Gang of Eight” amnesty bill passed last Congress. Rubio is actually the only Republican running for president—other than Sen…. View Article

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on June 1, 2015 in World News

Two Dozen Shot, Six Killed in Chicago over Weekend

by Warner Todd Huston Two Dozen Shot, Six Killed in Chicago over Weekend Six were killed and another two dozen shot, including a 13-year-old boy, over the chilly weekend in Chicago, police report. Often when temperatures drop, so do the shootings, but while this weekend wasn’t as bloody as the recent Memorial Day weekend, two and one half dozen people were shot during the unseasonably chilly temperatures in the Windy City. The youngest victim was a 13-year-old boy who was critically injured on Saturday afternoon on the city’s West Side. The child was a victim of a random shot from… View Article

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on June 1, 2015 in Right Edition

Obama Kills Small Business – Canada Late Term Abortions

Obama Kills Small Business – Canada Late Term Abortions The Obama administration’s regulatory burdens are killing small businesses right and left, according to Paul Rubin, a professor of economics at Emory University. “[B]usiness is certainly not getting ‘a climate that helps us grow’ from the current administration,” Rubin writes in The Wall Street Journal. “That administration has instead created a hostile climate through its regulatory policies.” There are reports almost daily regarding new regulatory burdens, notes Rubin. Indeed, according to a March analysis by the Heritage Foundation titled Red Tape Rising, during its first three years, the Obama administration...

Obama Kills Small Business – Canada Late Term Abortions The Obama administration’s regulatory burdens are killing small businesses right and left, according to Paul Rubin, a professor of economics at Emory University. “[B]usiness is certainly not getting ‘a climate...

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on June 1, 2015 in World News

Alberta MLAs to be sworn-in today after historic election

Alberta MLAs to be sworn-in today after historic election Alberta’s new MLAs will be sworn-in at the legislature this morning nearly one month after the election that ended the Progressive Conservatives’ 44-year hold on power. Eighty-five of 87 MLAs will take the oath of office. One Calgary riding is under a judicial recount and the riding of Calgary-Foothills is vacant after former premier Jim Prentice resigned on election night. Nearly 70 of these members are new to the legislature, including two party leaders: Brian Jean of the Wildrose and Greg Clark from the Alberta Party. Deborah Drever, the 26-year-old student… View Article

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