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  • Ben Carson: CAIR Broke the Law in Its Political Attacks (sics IRS on them)

    10/03/2015 5:44:00 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/03/2015 | Breitbart News
    From Bradford Richardson writing at The Hill: Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says a nonprofit Islamic advocacy group broke the law by calling for him to drop out of the presidential race. “The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) held a public press conference demanding that I withdraw from the presidential race,” Carson said in an email to supporters Saturday. “Here’s the catch – CAIR is a tax-exempt nonprofit, and the IRS rules explicitly prohibit such groups from intervening in political campaigns on behalf of – or in opposition to – a candidate,” the email continues.
  • Donald Trump Storms Tennessee to Push Second Amendment Protection Plan After Oregon Shooting

    10/03/2015 6:38:36 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/03/2015 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    FRANKLIN, Tennessee — GOP frontrunner Donald Trump offered a ringing defense of gun rights and the Second Amendment to an enthusiastic standing-room-only crowd of 3,000 Tennesseans on Saturday. An overflowing audience of an additional 1,000 stood outside The Factory in Franklin, Tennessee in the drizzling rain as they listened to the rally on speakers. It was a huge turnout for Trump, whose campaign team announced the event less than 72 hours earlier. “I’m a very, very big 2nd Amendment person,” Trump told the crowd. “It’s very important to me.”
  • Why Obama Is Powerless To Reform Gun Laws (Its The 2nd Amendment, Stupid Alert)

    10/03/2015 7:55:49 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 16 replies
    BBC News ^ | 10/03/2015 | Anthony Zurcher
    And those victorious Republican candidates are selected in primaries where the financial support of deep-pocketed pro-gun lobbying groups like the National Rifle Association can prove decisive and the voters who turn out are the kind of conservatives who don't take kindly to a candidate in favour of greater restrictions on gun ownership. It's a political environment where Republican officeholders face grassroot challenges if they're deemed insufficiently conservative but never if they're not moderate enough. Congress isn't just against high-profile gun regulation - even measures supported by a large majority of the American people - it also prohibits federal efforts to...
  • Obama Goes Beyond Mere Gun Control, Hints at Confiscation

    10/03/2015 6:58:46 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 122 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/03/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    When President Obama spoke in reaction to the heinous October 1 attack on Umpqua Community College, he went beyond his usual calls for more gun control and suggested instead that America consider following the path blazed by Australia and Great Britain. In the mid-1990s Australia and Great Britain both instituted what were virtually complete bans on firearm possession.Obama referenced the bans thus: We know that other countries, in response to one mass shooting, have been able to craft laws that almost eliminate mass shootings.  Friends of ours, allies of ours — Great Britain, Australia, countries like ours.  So we know...
  • Lt. Gov: ‘Fellow Christians’ Should Consider Handgun Permits

    10/03/2015 7:25:28 PM PDT · by lbryce · 21 replies
    News2ABC ^ | October 3,2015 | AP
    Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey said in a Facebook posting Friday that “fellow Christians” should consider getting a handgun carry permit after the mass shooting in Oregon. Survivors told authorities the gunman demanded at least some of the victims state their religion before shooting them at a community college. In his posting, Ramsey, also the Tennessee state Senate speaker, called recent U.S. mass shootings “truly troubling.” “I would encourage my fellow Christians who are serious about their faith to think about getting a handgun carry permit,” Ramsey wrote. “I have always believed that it is better to have a gun...
  • Trump defends 2nd Amendment following Oregon shootings (Trump channels Charles Bronson's Death Wish)

    10/03/2015 6:25:58 PM PDT · by Vision Thing · 38 replies
    AP via Yahoo! ^ | 10/3/2015 | ERIK SCHELZIG
    FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday channeled 1970s action star Charles Bronson in defending Second Amendment rights in the aftermath of the shooting at an Oregon community college that left nine dead. Trump said in a rally in suburban Nashville that he has a handgun carry permit in New York. He added that any attacker will be "shocked" if he tries to assault him, and that he would emulate Bronson in the vigilante film "Death Wish." "Can you imagine with Trump, somebody says, 'Ohhh, all these big monsters aren't around, he's easy pickins, and then...
  • Survivors say Oregon gunman spared student to take something to authorities

    10/03/2015 5:18:16 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 27 replies ^ | 10/3/15 | GOSIA WOZNIACKA and TAMI ABDOLLAH Associated Press
    The 26-year-old killer who gunned down classmates inside an Oregon college spared a student and gave the "lucky one" something to deliver to authorities, according to the mother of a student who witnessed the rampage. Shooter Christopher Sean Harper-Mercer later killed himself as officers arrived, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin said Saturday. Authorities have not disclosed whether they have an envelope or package from Harper-Mercer. However, a law enforcement official said Saturday a manifesto of several pages had been recovered.
  • Stephen Colbert Gave a Searing Monologue on Guns, Trump, and ‘Honest Insanity’

    10/03/2015 7:17:54 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 41 replies
    Vulture ^ | October 3, 2015 | Greg Cwik
    "I want to talk about pretending," Stephen Colbert said on last night's episode of The Late Show, which aired just a little over 24 hours after the regon shooting. "That is something that I know a little bit about."
  • Media Narrative: Half-Black Oregon Killer is a "White Supremacist"

    10/03/2015 2:33:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 115 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | October 2, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Was he a Half-White Supremacist? According to the LA Times, Chris Harper Mercer, the Oregon killer, was a "White Supremacist". One slight problem. Mercer identified as multi-racial. His mother was black. He doesn't seem to have even known his father. He identified with black TV killer Vester Lee Flanagan. This doesn't seem to have stopped the media with George Zimmerman who was labeled a white Hispanic, so maybe Chris Harper Mercer was a white Black? Was he a Half-White Supremacist? I'm not an expert on "White Supremacism", but being half-black and then shooting a bunch of white Christians would make...
  • Bill Clinton’s address touches on gun checks, coal’s demise

    10/03/2015 6:52:20 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 28 replies
    WV Metro News ^ | 10-2-15 | Matt Macarro
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Former President Bill Clinton, in a keynote address to West Virginia Democrats on Friday night, touched on background checks for gun owners in the wake of the Oregon community college mass shooting. “Those of us who grew up in hunting country—and who believe the 2nd Amendment guarantees everybody the right to keep a gun to go hunting, to sports shoot and to protect themselves and their families—most of us think it’s crazy that we don’t do background checks,” Clinton said. Ticket sales for the party’s Jefferson-Jackson fundraising dinner spiked upon news of Clinton’s appearance. About 2,000 people...
  • This Guy May Have Won The Internet by Shutting Down Anti-Gun, Pro-Abortion Lefty with Just One Tweet

    10/03/2015 6:44:31 PM PDT · by SZonian · 48 replies
    Independent Journal ^ | October 3, 2015 | Kyle Becker
    This one’s gonna burn a little, so might want to rub some salve in it if you’re not a pro-life person. Michael Deppisch spotted a tweet by Sarah Marian Seltzer, who was upset with the NRA about the UCC shooting. What Deppisch wrote had her retaliating with the best three-word response she could think of: “GFY.” [Explicit language follows*]
  • Father of Oregon Killer Blames GUNS, Not Son, For Umpqua Massacre [VIDEO]

    10/03/2015 5:37:10 PM PDT · by absentee · 66 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 10/3/15 | Caleb Howe
    "I'm not trying to say that they're to blame for what happened. But if Chris had not been able to get hold of 13 guns it wouldn't have happened." CNN just interviewed the father of the murderer of nine people at Umpqua Community College this week, and though he claims he is not blaming guns, he spent most of the interview doing that exact thing. "That's what guns are. The killers. It's as simple as that. It's black and white," he says. Guns are the killers. Not his son.
  • Trump: Arm teachers to stop school massacres

    10/03/2015 5:48:27 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 60 replies ^ | 10/03/2015 | Eugene Scott CNN
    WASHINGTON (CNN) —Donald Trump said Saturday that had teachers been armed at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, the deadly shooting there this week would not have been as tragic. Trump has previously cited mental health issues, not guns, as the biggest cause of shootings in the U.S. But his comments on Saturday are his most extensive and emotionally charged about firearms since he launched his campaign in June, as he spoke about his personal gun ownership and elicited his biggest applause of the afternoon in discussing gun rights. "By the way, it was a gun-free zone," he said at...
  • Theater of the Absurd - MUSLIM TEEN Responsible for Shooting after Obama speech

    10/03/2015 5:23:07 PM PDT · by 100American · 10 replies
    Well Obama, what do you have to say now? It was on Church Street at Parramatta just after 4pm yesterday. Exclusive footage obtained by 7 News shows 15-year-old Farhad Jabar Khalil Mohammed walking along, dressed in black, waving a gun and shouting at police. The video shows the final moments of this radicalised teenagers. As it all unfolds, just metres away behind a wall, young children play at the Good Start day care centre. Farhad Jabar Khalil Mohammed must have known it was a suicide missions, but what he was doing was worth dying for, was worth killing Curtis Cheng...
  • Father of Oregon Shooter: How Is It So Easy to Get 13 Guns?

    10/03/2015 3:37:15 PM PDT · by rktman · 76 replies ^ | 10/3/2015 | Todd Beamon
    The father of the Oregon community college shooter said Saturday that he "had no idea that he had any guns whatsoever" and called for more restrictions as he questioned how his 26-year-old son obtained as many as 13 firearms. "How on Earth could he compile 13 guns? How can that happen?" asked Ian Mercer, the father of Christopher Harper-Mercer, who killed nine people and injured nine others in the shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg.
  • Dressed in all black, brandishing a gun and chanting 'Allah, Allah'....

    10/03/2015 3:23:48 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 30 replies
    Daily Mail (Australia/UK) ^ | 4th October 2015 | Jenny Awford
    Chilling footage has emerged showing the final moments of a 'radicalised' 15-year-old after he stormed a police headquarters and shot an accountant at point-blank range in an 'act of terrorism'. Schoolboy Farhad Jabar Khalil Mohammad can been seen running down the street brandishing his gun in the air just seconds after killing father-of-two Curtis Cheng, 58. Dressed in a black robe, the lone gunman can be heard screaming at officers before having a shoot-out with three special constables guarding the station in Parramatta, Sydney. Multiple shots can be heard and the Channel Seven video then shows the Iranian-born youth, who...
  • Oregon college shooting is all the more reason to carry guns, say local residents

    10/03/2015 2:21:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | October 2, 2015 | Rory Carroll in Roseburg, Oregon
    A sign in the Roseburg Gun Shop. Interviews with almost a dozen residents of the rural Oregon community on Friday yielded unanimity on their biggest threats: gun control and Barack Obama.The deadliest mass killing in the state’s history had taken place a few miles away and to the staff and customers of the Roseburg Gun Shop it was clear they faced a grave threat – from Barack Obama. Authorities had just discovered a cache of 13 weapons possessed by the shooter, Chris Harper Mercer, but the man they feared was thousands of miles away in the White House, plotting, as...
  • Why does Barack Obama only care about white gun crime?

    10/03/2015 2:10:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    The London Telegraph ^ | October 2, 2015 | Crystal Wright
    There are plenty of gun control laws in America, but the President isn't enforcing them. Maybe that's because the illegal guns are used by blacks to kill blacks. After the mass shooting at a community college in Oregon, President Barack Obama once again took the opportunity to lecture us Americans with righteous indignation about guns in America. “Somehow this has become routine. The reporting is routine. My response here at this podium ends up being routine. The conversation in the aftermath of it. We’ve become numb to this.” Chris Harper Mercer, a 26-year old white man, killed 10 people and...
  • The Great Evasion (Super, mega, ultra barf alert)

    10/03/2015 1:46:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Talking Point Memo's Editor's Blog ^ | October 2, 2015 | Josh Marshall, editor and publisher
    Over the course of the day we've had a handful of readers write in to ask or demand that we not report the name of the shooter, Chris Harper Mercer, in the Oregon school massacre. As the massacres continue, an increasing number of people think that we should expunge the names of the offenders both to obliterate their memory and deny them whatever infamy or perverted glory they hoped to gain by their crimes. I respect this viewpoint. I simply do not agree with it as something a news organization can or should do. There are various specifics of the...
  • Sheriff Clarke Hit Home One Law That Can Be Changed That Will Reduce Gun-Related Murders (VIDEO)

    10/03/2015 12:13:06 PM PDT · by conservativejoy · 13 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | 10/03/2015 | Teresa Monroe-Hamilton
    I love Sheriff Clarke. He’s incredibly brave and sane. The other guy is just a blithering Marxist goon who wants more gun control and less freedom. Do something! Clarke says get rid of the gun free zones, which is exactly right. Obama would disarm normal Americans and have them live at the mercy of murdering maniacs. The elites would still have body guards and protection. Sound fair? These gun free zones are killing fields. The bad guys know exactly where to go to kill a bunch of defenseless people and grab all the infamy they can before being taken out....
  • Video: Donald Trump Speech at Franklin, Tennessee Rally, Oct. 3, 2015

    10/03/2015 12:34:00 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 113 replies
    Shallow Nation ^ | 10-2-2015 | Shallow Nation
    The live stream video is posted above. Donald Trump’s rally is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. ET (2:30 p.m CT local time). Use World Clock to find the equivalent in your own time zone on Saturday, October 3 or Sunday, October 4 accordingly. The rally takes place at The Factory at Franklin in Williamson County, which is in the Nashville metro area. Doors open at 1 p.m. CT and free tickets are available via Eventbrite. Photo credit: Gage Skidmore
  • Shooting In Gun-Free Australia Leaves ‘At Least Two Dead’

    10/03/2015 12:21:04 PM PDT · by Hoodat · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3 Oct 2015 | Awr Hawkins
    On October 2–just one day after Obama suggested an Australian-like gun ban might be the way forward for America–a gunman opened fire outside a daycare by State Crime Command in Sydney, Australia. Fox News reports “at least two are dead.” Details are scant, but The Sydney Morning Herald reports that “the gunman, who one witnessed said was dressed in a black gown, opened fire on a police IT worker outside the State Crime Command, which houses some of the state’s top detectives, in Parramatta at 4.35pm on Friday.” Parramatta real estate agent Edwin Almeida heard shots and looked out the...
  • Tennessee Lt. Gov. Encourages ‘Fellow Christians’ to Get Handgun Permits After Shooting

    10/03/2015 12:48:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    Mediaite ^ | October 2, 2015 | Josh Feldman
    The lieutenant governor of Tennessee is encouraging his “fellow Christians” to go out and get handgun permits in the wake of the Oregon college shooting. Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey posted a message to Facebook saying how disturbed he was by reports that the gunman asked people if they were Christian and then, if they answered affirmatively, shot them in the head. Ramsey said of the spike in mass shootings, “Whether the perpetrators are motivated by aggressive secularism, jihadist extremism or racial supremacy, their targets remain the same: Christians and defenders of the West.” He then extended this bit of advice...
  • Obama, Guns, and the Politics of Hopelessness (Warning! Super Manhattan Liberal rant)

    10/03/2015 10:58:10 AM PDT · by pabianice · 8 replies
    The New Yorker | 10/2/15 | Cassidy
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  • Oregon Sheriff Investigating Shooting Posted Sandy Hook Conspiracy Video in 2013

    10/03/2015 11:02:38 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 57 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 10/03/2015 | Josh Feldman
    The Oregon sheriff who’s overseeing the investigation into the horrific Oregon college shooting once posted a Sandy Hook truther video to his Facebook page.Yes, in case you you have been fortunate enough thus far to live your life unaware of the worst reactions to tragedy humanity has to offer, every time there’s a shooting like in Newtown there are lots of insane conspiracy theories.Sandy Hook in particular spawned a lot of conspiracy theories, and it turns out that Douglas County, Oregon sheriff John Hanlin––the one who has appeared at multiple press conferences to update the public on details of the...
  • Australia’s 1996 Gun Confiscation Didn’t Work – And it Wouldn’t Work in America

    10/03/2015 11:46:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/03/2015 | by MARK ANTONIO WRIGHT
    Within hours of the gunfire falling silent on the campus of Umpqua Community College in Oregon Thursday, President Obama stepped up to a podium and declared that America should follow the path of our Anglosphere cousins to reduce gun violence. “We know that other countries, in response to one mass shooting, have been able to craft laws that almost eliminate mass shootings,” the president said. “Friends of ours, allies of ours — Great Britain, Australia, countries like ours. So we know there are ways to prevent it.” “Australia” is Obama’s preferred euphemism for that most cherished of gun-control ideals:...
  • Shocker: Pretty Much Everything Obama Said About Gun Violence Was Wrong (Shocker?)

    10/03/2015 6:07:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies ^ | October 2, 2015 | Matt Vespa
    The president’s emotional plea for us to politicize mass shootings to curb Second Amendment rights was explicitly clear Thursday night. The president cited what he considers to be the facts that support his narrative on the issue of gun violence in America. Namely, that the American people, including gun owners, want stricter gun laws, that it’s easy to obtain firearms, and that the UK and Australia have passed laws that reduced mass shootings. Obama Addresses the Nation on Umpqua Tragedy: Gun Control, Gun Control, Gun ControlLet’s start with the polling. First, the support for gun control has waned since Newtown, with support dropping...
  • The awful truth about Obama's hometown that he and the media ignore in gun discussion

    10/03/2015 8:43:32 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 19 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 10-3-15 | Thomas Lifson
    Why has no one asked President Obama what “common sense” gun control measures in addition to those already at work in Chicago he would like to see? Why has no one asked him about the disparity in his concern over a handful of white victims in Orgeon versus his complete ignoring of hundreds of black murder victims in his hometown? Chicago, the town Obama adopted as his own and where his mansion still sits, puts the lie to the vague gun control nostrums he is selling. A highly amusing site called (“Illustrating Chicago Values”) graphically illustrates the ongoing carnage...
  • Gunman in Oregon massacre was turned away from firearms academy

    10/03/2015 9:31:19 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 32 replies
    al Reuters ^ | 10/03/2015 | Eric M. Johnson and Emily Flitter
    The gunman slain by police after he killed his English professor and eight others at an Oregon college was once turned away from a firearms academy by an instructor who recalled finding him "weird" and "a little bit too anxious" for high-level weapons training. Christopher Harper-Mercer, 26, who moved to Oregon from the Los Angeles suburb of Torrance, California, was officially identified on Friday as the assailant in the rampage at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, which ranks as the deadliest among dozens of U.S. mass shootings in the past two years. According to accounts of survivors, the gunman stormed...
  • Tennessee Lt. Gov. to Christians: Buy Guns (A politician who gets it!)

    10/03/2015 10:19:25 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 27 replies
    On Friday, in response to the shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon in which Christians were targeted and murdered, Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey minced no words in his concise message to Christians and those who believe in the values of Western Civilization: buy guns. Ramsey issued his statement on Facebook, linking it to aNew York Post article headlined, “Oregon gunman singled out Christians during rampage.” Ramsey pointed out other recent mass shootings as he posited that the targets were the same: Christians and defenders of the West. His post read: As I scroll through the news this...
  • 4 Pro-Gun Arguments We're Sick of Hearing

    10/03/2015 10:07:45 AM PDT · by rktman · 50 replies ^ | 10/1/2015 | Amanda Marcotte
    Another day, another horrible mass shooting. This one was in the small town of Roseburg, Oregon, on the Umpqua Community College campus. More than two dozen people were reportedly hit with gunfire. While victims are being rushed to the hospital, many right-wing pundits and politicians are no doubt readying their talking points to explain why the 264th mass shooting of the year does not mean the United States should tighten up access to deadly firearms.
  • Journalist Challenged in Gun Control Debate Shuts It All Down With 5-Word Question

    10/03/2015 10:00:21 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 33 replies
    In response, Halperin was only able to say that there needs to be a “passion to try to come up with solutions.” After going back and forth with Halperin and cohost Mika Brzezinski, Cooke asked the crucial question: “What is it you’re proposing?”
  • Plan to sell milsurp 1911s through CMP one step from White House

    10/03/2015 9:07:57 AM PDT · by rktman · 30 replies ^ | 10/3/2015 | Chris Eger
    An add-on to the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act coming up in the Senate includes a plan to transfer the U.S. Army’s remaining stock of .45 ACP 1911A1 pistols to the Civilian Marksmanship Program. Setting spending policy for $612 billion in funds for the Department of Defense, the “must-pass” bill pushed through the House on Thursday in a 270-156 vote and is expected to be taken up for a final roll call in the Senate this week, where an earlier version passed 71-25 in June, then it’s on to President Obama’s desk.
  • If You Look at This Chart of Top 10 Nations in the World for Mass Shootings – One Thing Jumps Out

    10/03/2015 8:44:08 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 37 replies
    Independent Journal ^ | 06/02/2015 | Kyle Becker
    Since most statistics on mass shootings in the world compare apples and oranges by not correcting for population, let’s get a chart that makes sense, shall we?
  • Shooting up America: Guns are a national disgrace

    10/03/2015 6:18:58 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 58 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | October 2, 2015 | Mark Morford
    Guns are, in a word, perfect. Guns are unparalleled, really; they are small masterpieces of precision engineering, one of humanity’s most deliberate, perfectly designed tools. There is simply no denying a gun’s intention, no possible misunderstanding of its reason for existing. Unlike cars, knives, drugs, alcohol or any other freely available, potentially deadly items which can (and do) kill lots of people, guns are the only commercially available instrument in the world that we designed specifically for the purpose of the eradication of life. A gun’s nature is, as they say in the tech world, baked in to the hardware....
  • Obama Bullies His Nation of Criminals For Rejecting ‘Gun-Control’

    10/03/2015 7:04:03 AM PDT · by rktman · 66 replies ^ | 10/2/2015 | John Hayward
    President Obama’s shameful, and frankly nauseating, rush to politicize the Oregon shootings — he actually used the word “politicize!” — is easy to understand. It is all part of the left-wing power-grab strategy of collective guilt. Normal people think coercive government power should be primarily directed at criminals, so the Left is constantly trying to make the entire population see themselves as criminals. The more collectively guilty we all feel, the more prepared we are to submit to the power of a self-appointed “enlightened” ruling class. Gun control is not a goal — it is really a means to an...
  • Obama's wink and nod on gun confiscation

    10/03/2015 5:43:49 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 3, 2015 | Thomas Lifson
    October 3, 2015 Obama's wink and nod on gun confiscation By Thomas Lifson President Obama couldn’t be more eager to change the subject of national news discussion away from the catastrophic failure of his Middle East foreign policy. So the shooting in Roseburg, OR offered an opportunity to gin up his base and re-focus his domestic opponents on playing defense against gun control. By framing his goal as the extremely vague phrase “common sense gun control legislation,” he avoids specifics. And in fact, nobody on his team has yet come up with a concrete suggestion that would have saved the...
  • BREAKING: CONFIRMED: Chris Harper-Mercer Is 26 Year-Old Muslim Killer #UCCShooting

    10/01/2015 9:12:33 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 86 replies
    GotNews ^ | Oct 2, 2015 | Charles C. Johnson
    At long last here is a photo of Chris Harper Mercer, the 26-year-old shooter in Oregon. He is most certainly a Muslim.
  • Ted Cruz slams president for 'politicizing' Oregon massacre

    10/02/2015 11:39:22 AM PDT · by VinL · 40 replies
    BostonHereald ^ | 10/2/15 | Chris Cassidy
    Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz blasted President Obama’s remarks in the wake of an Oregon community college massacre that mass shootings are “something we should politicize” after a campaign stop here today. “It seems there is no tragedy the president isn’t willing to politicize,” said Cruz. “He in many ways is following the dictum of his former Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel who said, ‘You never want to waste a good crisis.’ Literally as this madman, almost within minutes of ending his murderous spree, the president seized upon it to advance his partisan political agenda. That’s just wrong." Cruz called...
  • Islamic State (ISIS) Claims Responsibility for Chris Harper Mercer Umpqua College Shooting

    10/02/2015 9:50:06 PM PDT · by SatinDoll · 29 replies
    Pamela Geller - Atlas Shrugs ^ | Oct. 2, 2015 | Pamela Geller
    The Islamic State is crowing on social media, laying claim to the mass murder in Roseburg, Oregon. Not surprising. Lining up Christians and shooting them in the head is one of their religious rituals. There is much we do not know. We know Harper Mercer’s only male friend was a jihad sympathizer who praised “the brave Mujahideen heroes.” And said, “The Mujahideen freedom fighters of Palestine. My brothers and sisters keep on doing your thing. Allahu Akbar.” [snip]
  • The Firefighters Union Just Abandoned Plans to Endorse Hillary Clinton for President

    10/02/2015 8:23:33 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 29 replies
    The International Association of Fire Fighters, a politically powerful labor union, has abandoned its initial plans to endorse Democrat Hillary Clinton for U.S. president, the New York Times reported on Friday. Citing union sources, the Times said the Clinton campaign was told on Monday by IAFF President Harold Schaitberger that there was not enough support on the union's board or its rank-and-file members for an endorsement of the Democratic front-runner.
  • Firefighters’ Union Backs Away From Endorsement of Hillary Clinton

    10/02/2015 7:07:06 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 8 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 2, 2015 | By NOAM SCHEIBER and AMY CHOZICK
    The International Association of Fire Fighters, one of the country’s more politically powerful unions, has abandoned its initial plans to endorse Hillary Rodham Clinton for president, according to union sources. Harold A. Schaitberger, the union’s general president, informed Mrs. Clinton’s campaign manager, Robby Mook, in a telephone call on Monday. According to a union official, Mr. Schaitberger told Mr. Mook that the executive board and rank-and-file members — the latter were recently polled — did not support a Clinton endorsement. The early support of a cross section of unions — most prominently the American Federation of Teachers, which endorsed Mrs....
  • The Last Thing Bernie Sanders Needs Right Now Is A Conversation About Guns

    10/02/2015 11:10:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    National Public Radio's It's All Politics ^ | October 2, 2015 | Jessica Taylor
    President Obama passionately pleaded for stricter gun laws in the aftermath of yet another mass shooting Thursday. Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and others renewed their calls for stricter gun control measures. But it's the more liberal Sanders who could find himself having to uncomfortably explain his past positions on gun control. Even though the progressive socialist is to the left of Clinton and his other primary competitors on nearly every issue, he's walked a delicate line as a lawmaker from Vermont, where 2nd Amendment rights are popular. Sanders has had a mixed voting record on guns. He voted...
  • The Curious Case of Oregon Shooter... – A Social Media Profile Shaped, Modified and Deleted…

    10/02/2015 9:31:34 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 26 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 10-2-2015 | sundance
    October 2, 2015 The Curious Case of Oregon Shooter Chris Harper-Mercer – A Social Media Profile Shaped, Modified and Deleted… by sundance Follow Up to THIS STORY Several months ago we shared the story of Eric Sheppard Jr. a radical “Black Lives Matter”, “F**k The Police” and Islamic radical who used a philosophy of black supremacy similar to the New Black Panthers. Sheppard gained brief notoriety when he held a U.S. Flag Stomping event at Valdosta State University.After his public exposure, and after the police filed a warrant for his arrest on firearms violations, and after he mailed a racist...
  • Ted Cruz: “Radical” Obama “Seeks To Tear Us Apart” With Comments On Oregon Shooting

    10/02/2015 8:32:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    BuzzFeed News ^ | October 2, 2015 | Andrew Kaczynski and Mark Arce
    “…they try to use these tragedies as an excuse to come after the constitutional rights of law-abiding citizens. It’s unconstitutional, it’s cynical, and it’s wrong.” Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on Thursday criticized President Obama for the comments he made following the mass shooting in Oregon that left 10 people dead. “Well, unfortunately that is the approach with President Obama on every issue, is that he seeks to tear us apart, he seeks to politicize it and it’s worth remembering he is ideological and he’s a radical,” Cruz stated on the Mark Levin Show. “You know, as his former chief of...
  • More Than 50 People Shot for the Second Weekend in a Row in Chicago

    10/02/2015 7:04:08 PM PDT · by SJackson · 44 replies ^ | 10-2-15 | Trace William Cowen
    Four people were killed and 52 wounded during shootings across Chicago over the weekend. After multiple weekends in a row of increased violence in the city, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is urging a fresh and more proactive approach to gun control. The latest incidents, including the murder of a pregnant mother, come on the heels of two weekends in a row with more than 50 shootings in Chicago: At least 2,300 people have been shot in Chicago this year alone, according to the Chicago Tribune. According to their analysis, that's roughly 400 more incidents than during the same period in...
  • Actor James Woods: 'Hate Crime Massacre of Christians Finally Silences Obama'

    10/02/2015 6:58:46 PM PDT · by george76 · 85 replies
    CNSNews ^ | October 2, 2015 | Mark Judge
    26 year-old gunman Chris Harper Mercer opened fire on the campus on Thursday, killing nine people and wounding seven. Mercer reportedly singled out Christians for death by asking the religion of potential victims before firing on them. Mercer was then shot and killed by law enforcement. In a series of tweets on October 2, Woods argued that because the victims were Christian, both resident Obama and the media would lose interest in the story. "NY Times writes a front page story about a hate massacre targeting Christians without using the word 'Christians,'" Woods tweeted, linking to story in the New...
  • Shooter used handgun in Oregon slayings

    10/02/2015 6:43:00 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 19 replies
    The Sacramento Bee ^ | October 2, 2015 | Associated Press
    Oregon's top federal prosecutor says the shooter used a handgun when he opened fire on classmates at an Oregon college, killing nine and injuring nine others. Interim U.S. Attorney Billy Williams said Friday Christopher Harper-Mercer stashed a rifle in another room and did not fire it. He says it's impossible to know what the shooter had planned for the rifle. Williams says all the information investigators have uncovered so far suggests the gunman acted alone. ATF Special Agent in Charge Celinez Nunez said earlier Friday that investigators recovered six weapons at Umpqua (UHMP'-kwah) Community College in Roseburg and seven others...
  • Our Culture Makes the Mentally Ill Into Cult Heroes

    10/02/2015 6:24:34 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Rush ^ | October 2, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Reason magazine, Brian Doherty: Obama Talks Earnestly of Simple Laws that Could Have Prevented Oregon Shooting," but he didn't name any. What simple law could stop this? Look, folks, this is crucial. I don't mind being redundant. Just pummel people with this. The dream of gun control exists. It existed on the campus, this college in Oregon. It exists in every school campus in this country practically. Every one of them is a gun-free zone. Every one of them is the utopia the left wants. Every damned one of them. There aren't any guns in the hands of good...
  • Leaked Audio: Clinton Says Supreme Court Is ‘Wrong’ on Second Amendment

    10/02/2015 6:30:54 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | October 1, 2015 | Alana Goodman and Stephen Gutowski
    Hillary Clinton slammed the Supreme Court as “wrong on the Second Amendment” and called for reinstating the assault weapons ban during a small private fundraiser in New York last week, according to audio of her remarks obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. While Clinton has previously supported an assault weapons ban, this is the first time since launching her campaign that she indicated that she would take on the Supreme Court over gun issues. Although Clinton did not identify which Supreme Court case she disagreed with, she appeared to be criticizing the landmark 2008 ruling in District of Columbia v....