Tag Archive: Self-Defense

on April 6, 2015 in World News

Up Until 19th Century ‘Ukrainians’, ‘Russians’ Spoke a Single Language

Up Until 19th Century ‘Ukrainians’, ‘Russians’ Spoke a Single Language Modern Russian and Ukrainian languages are creations of the 19th century. Earlier East Slavs spoke a single language common to ancestors of Russians and Ukrainians both This article originally appeared at New Cold War When can we define the emergence of the Ukrainian language? For sure, our nationalists (as well Russian nationalists) try to trace the origins of language as far back in history as possible in order to support present-day political agendas. But when we speak about Russian and Ukrainian in the XVII century – it’s like speaking about… View Article

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on April 6, 2015 in World News

Czech President ‘Closes Door’ to US Ambassador

Czech President ‘Closes Door’ to US Ambassador Over the latter criticizing Zeman’s plans to attend Moscow’s Victory Day ceremony. Zeman: “I can’t imagine the Czech ambassador in Washington would give advice to the American president where to travel.” This article originally appeared at Deutsche Welle Local media said on Sunday that Czech leader Milos Zeman had “closed the door” of Prague Castle to U.S. Ambassador Andrew Schapiro after he made controversial comments about the president’s decision to join celebrations to mark the end of World War II in Russia. EU leaders are boycotting the ceremony next month over Russia’s role… View Article

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on April 6, 2015 in World News

Medvedev in Vietnam: Free Trade, De-Dollarization, Oil Projects

Medvedev in Vietnam: Free Trade, De-Dollarization, Oil Projects Moscow and Hanoi are looking to increase trade which currently amounts to 2.5 bn per annum ussia Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is on a 2-day visit to Vietnam. It could be an important one as Medvedev has raised a number of prospects for closer economic ties: To begin with, a free trade deal between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union is on the horizon and could be signed later this year: Talks between the Eurasian Economic Union and Vietnam on creating a free trade area have entered the final stage as only… View Article

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on April 6, 2015 in World News

Bobby Jindal warns: No ‘special rights’ for ‘gays’

Bobby Jindal warns: No ‘special rights’ for ‘gays’ Louisiana governor says tolerance is good – unless it goes too far Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, one of the GOP’s talked-about candidates for president in 2016, says it’s great to have tolerance for homosexuals, but America needs to be careful not to create a special class of people with special legal rights. “The good news is our society is moving in a direction of more tolerance,” he said, Mediaite reported. “My concern about creating special legal protections is historically in our country, we have only done that in extraordinary circumstances. It doesn’t… View Article

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on April 6, 2015 in World News

‘Reclaim Australia’: Anti-Islam rallies provoke fear in Muslim community

‘Reclaim Australia’: Anti-Islam rallies provoke fear in Muslim community Muslim community leaders expressed fear and bewilderment after protesters gathered in over a dozen Australian cities at the weekend to express their opposition to minority groups, who want to ‘change the cultural identity of the country.’ Randa Kattan, CEO of Arab Council Australia, warned such racist type of events could quickly spiral out of control. “In terms of numbers they might be insignificant, but in terms of damage, it is significant,” she told the Guardian. She called the protesters “squeaky wheels grabbing attention,” but was careful not to underestimate such groups… View Article

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on April 6, 2015 in World News

Florida House Committee: ‘Yes’ To Campus Carry, ‘Yes’ To Armed Teachers

Florida House Committee: ‘Yes’ To Campus Carry, ‘Yes’ To Armed Teachers On April 2, Florida’s House Judiciary Committee passed bills to legalize Campus Carry and to open up public K-12 schools for armed teachers and staff. Both bills are sponsored by representative Greg Steube (R-Sarasota), who wants to prevent a Sandy Hook-like attack on a Florida public school while also opening the door for women to arm themselves against sexual assault. Sunshine State News reports that Steube’s bills both passed “easily.” The bill that allows teachers to be armed operates by opening the door for school superintendents to select “school… View Article

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on April 6, 2015 in World News

Oregon Sheriff: Gun Control Push ‘Borderline Treasonous,’ Will Not Enforce

Oregon Sheriff: Gun Control Push ‘Borderline Treasonous,’ Will Not Enforce While Oregon Democrats stood with Gabby Giffords and the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence to push expanded background checks on April 1, Grant County Sheriff Glenn Palmer stood for the law-abiding citizens whom the checks will target by describing the gun control push as “borderline treasonous.” Palmer also made clear that if the Democrats pass the measure there is zero chance of his office enforcing it. Breitbart News previously reported that the push for expanded background checks in Oregon is being spearheaded by state senator Floyd Prozanski (D-Eugene). His… View Article

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on April 5, 2015 in World News

Homeland Stockpiling “Less Lethal Specialty Munitions”

Homeland Stockpiling “Less Lethal Specialty Munitions” Riot police of the Western world have recently come up against a succession of formidable threats. In Frankfurt for instance, German authorities were forced to square off against a legion of angry clowns who, in an effort to express their displeasure at austerity measures advocated by the ECB (which was at the time celebrating the completion of their new Frankfurt headquarters), set quite a few things on fire. Meanwhile, in the mean streets of Montreal, an “association of young communists” forgot to provide authorities with a protest itinerary, which led police to settle the… View Article

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on April 5, 2015 in World News

Concealed Permit Holder Pulls Gun, Foils Alleged Armed Robbery

Concealed Permit Holder Pulls Gun, Foils Alleged Armed Robbery On March 29, an Akron, Ohio concealed carry permit holder drew his gun to foil an alleged robbery attempt by two suspects, one of whom allegedly pulled a gun and demanded his “belongings” after he met them to buy a PlayStation game system. The concealed permit holder met 22-year-old Natasha N. Brady to buy the game system she was supposedly selling. Brady tried to the talk the concealed permit holder into going behind the house, and when he refused, a second suspect emerged and allegedly pulled a gun to conduct a… View Article

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on April 5, 2015 in World News

Maine Lawmakers Consider Abolishing Concealed Permit Requirement

Maine Lawmakers Consider Abolishing Concealed Permit Requirement On April 8, Maine lawmakers will hold a public hearing on state senator Eric Brakey’s (R-Auburn) bill–LD 652–to abolish a concealed carry permit requirement in the state. The hearing on Brakey’s bill takes place less than a week from the day Kansas Governor Sam Brownback (R) signed legislation abolishing the concealed carry permit requirement in his state. Bretibart News previously reported that Brakey said his proposal will do away with inconsistencies whereby Maine allows Open Carry without a permit, but requires someone carrying openly to have a permit if their jacket covers their… View Article

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