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  • New forum look (Vanity)

    03/10/2008 5:20:28 AM PDT · by Hazcat · 29 replies · 1,912+ views
    none ^ | 3/10/08 | Hazcat
    I can't find any thing with this new format! Where the heck did the banglist go? The list of 'popular keywords' is a joke. This format is horrendous!
  • Arctic sea floor mapping data bolsters U.S. claims (LOST support?)

    02/11/2008 11:19:02 AM PST · by Hazcat · 12 replies · 58+ views
    AP ^ | February 11, 2008 | Jeannette J. Lee
    Just the link for AP right?
  • John Lott on DOJ DC Brief for Fred Thompson Campaign

    01/17/2008 8:41:33 PM PST · by Hazcat · 6 replies · 104+ views
    Michael Bane Blog ^ | 01/17/08 | Micheal Bane
    Link to podcast of an interview with John Lott conducted by Michael Bane for the Fred Thompson Campaign.
  • Clause and Effect

    12/17/2007 12:24:44 PM PST · by Hazcat · 69 replies · 89+ views
    The New York Times Company ^ | December 16, 2007 | ADAM FREEDMAN
    The best way to make sense of the Second Amendment is to take away all the commas (which, I know, means that only outlaws will have commas). Without the distracting commas, one can focus on the grammar of the sentence. Professor Lund is correct that the clause about a well-regulated militia is “absolute,” but only in the sense that it is grammatically independent of the main clause, not that it is logically unrelated. To the contrary, absolute clauses typically provide a causal or temporal context for the main clause. The founders — most of whom were classically educated — would...
  • My sons first Hog Hunt (vanity)

    09/09/2007 6:27:12 AM PDT · by Hazcat · 25 replies · 525+ views
    self ^ | 09/09/07 | hazcat
    My son and I went hog hunting yesterday. We were shooting from stands about 25 yards on a down angle as the stands wre about 12 feet tall. A big old porker came out and started grubbing around and my son lined up with his S&W 629 6 inch 44 mag and fired one off. The hog just stood there! So he thumbs the hammer and lines up for another and the damn thing jst fell over! One shot, One kill! 205 lb russian! It is the black one.
  • State's voter ID law holds up in court (GA)

    09/06/2007 1:17:18 PM PDT · by Hazcat · 12 replies · 442+ views ^ | 09/06/07 | BILL RANKIN
    A federal judge in Rome has thrown out a lawsuit challenging Georgia's photo voter ID law. In a ruling issued Thursday, U.S. District Judge Harold Murphy declined to issue an injunction suspending the law and also dismissed the case. The plaintiffs failed to prove that the 2006 law's photo ID requirement unduly burdens the right to vote, Murphy ruled.
  • Big Gang RoundUp In Hillsborough County

    06/12/2007 3:52:09 AM PDT · by Hazcat · 12 replies · 599+ views
    970 WFLA ^ | June 11, 2007 | 970 WFLA
    TAMPA, Fla. (970 WFLA) - It's called Operation Pure Business-Pura Tranza, and investigators say it has resulted in the arrests of 58 suspected gang members in Hillsborough County. In addtion, investigators have seized 40 weapons. The name of this 10-month-long investigation came from the the words "Para Tranza" tattoed as eyebrows on one of the suspects. "With today's arrests, I believe the gangs know we mean business, too," said Hillsborough Sheriff David Gee. Gee said the investigation escalated when detectives discovered graffitti that targeted law enforcement. They say many of those arrested are believed to be members of Sur 13...
  • Teachers' union wants stab-vests

    05/30/2007 5:46:13 AM PDT · by Hazcat · 23 replies · 1,396+ views
    BBC News ^ | 25 May 2007 | BBC News
    School staff will need body armour when new powers to search pupils for weapons come into force, a teaching union says. From next Thursday head teachers will be able to authorise staff or security guards to carry out such searches. The Professional Association of Teachers says staff who carry out searches must be trained and should have access to protective clothing.

    05/15/2007 3:44:53 AM PDT · by Hazcat · 157 replies · 4,468+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | May 15, 2007 | Michael Moore
    Given that it has been publicly reported in The Weekly Standard, a leading neo-conservative publication, that you support Fidel Castro and the Cuban regime by being a purveyor of fine Cuban exports despite the trade embargo, I was surprised to see your recent op ed in a more traditional conservative outlet, The National Review, regarding my trip to Cuba (I suspect you choose The National Review in an effort to pander to an outlet that had criticized you for your opposition to medical malpractice legislation). ..SNIP.. "Thompson's work space looks just like what the home office of a successful politician...
  • A Killer on Campus: A Bill Kurtis Special Report (Tragedy at Virginia Tech)

    05/03/2007 7:17:11 PM PDT · by Hazcat · 5 replies · 558+ views
    A&E TV ^ | 05/04/07 | A&E
    Bill Kurtis explores the Virginia Tech shootings, examining the possible causes of the killing spree and ways to prevent future tragedies. Included: interviews with students, faculty and witnesses; and experts in forensic psychology.
  • Gun dealer charged after officer slain

    05/01/2007 3:09:04 PM PDT · by Hazcat · 28 replies · 983+ views
    South Bend Tribune (IN) ^ | April 28. 2007 | MARTI GOODLAD HELINE
    Killer allegedly wouldn't have had weapon if procedures were followed. MARTI GOODLAD HELINE Tribune Staff Writer SOUTH BEND -- A licensed firearms dealer who sold the gun used to shoot two South Bend police officers appeared in federal court Friday on charges of making false statements. Ronald J. Wedge, 71, of Bristol, was arrested Friday on a three-count criminal complaint that accuses him of not following proper procedures for the gun sale. Wedge is accused of lying about doing an immediate background check and seeing Scott Barnaby's proper identification before he sold Barnaby a handgun last Saturday at a gun...
  • Concealed Weapon Keeps Man Safe in Attempted Carjacking

    12/07/2006 7:27:32 AM PST · by Hazcat · 40 replies · 1,316+ views ^ | 12/06/06 | Samantha Hayes Reporting
    A Salt Lake City man says his gun saved his life today when a man threatened to take his car. It's a story that adds fuel to the debate over Utah's concealed weapons law. The suspect in this case has not been caught-yet. It's probably fair to say he'll think twice before ever threatening to steal someone's car again. Even when running errands, just like he was doing this morning, Mike Taylor is on guard. Mike Taylor, Concealed Weapon Carrier: "The police have their hands full with everything and I don't think they could be every place at once." So...
  • Armed robber outgunned

    12/06/2006 4:44:07 PM PST · by Hazcat · 34 replies · 1,406+ views ^ | 12/04/06 | Michael Hartwell
    WINDHAM (Dec 4, 2006): A would-be robber was foiled last weekend at the Quiznos sandwich shop in North Windham after pulling a knife and finding himself staring down the barrel of a Smith & Wesson. Advertisement [0] Assistant Manager Michael Kry said he noticed a six-foot-tall black male with a thin build carefully checking the store's hours on the glass door after he closed up shop on Sunday, Dec. 3 and was filling out paperwork. Kry said police told him the suspect was probably watching him to see what he was doing. At about 9:20 p.m. Kry was exiting the...
  • Store clerk shoots robbery suspect

    12/06/2006 4:10:13 PM PST · by Hazcat · 15 replies · 495+ views
    BURLESON - An employee of Bennett’s Grocery Store shot and wounded a Cleburne man as he attempted a robbery Tuesday night, Burleson police said. Travis Lee Baxter Jr. is being treated at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, said Capt. Cindy Aaron, a spokeswoman for the Burleson police department. According to police reports, Baxter, who carried a large hunting knife, walked around the counter and demanded money from the clerk. The store owner yelled from the office, but Baxter refused to leave and was shot twice, police said. The suspect...
  • Police Release 911 Call Made After Fatal Tire Shop Shooting

    12/06/2006 4:07:25 PM PST · by Hazcat · 10 replies · 720+ views ^ | 12/06/06 |
    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Authorities released a frantic 911 call made by a storeowner who shot and killed a man attempting to rob his tire store Tuesday night. Police said the shooting doesn't appear to be murder, but rather self-defense, NBC 4's Lauren Diedrich reported. SLIDESHOW: Images From Scene Police said Arfan Midani, the owner of A&A Tires, was working Tuesday night when an armed man approached him and demanded money. The two men struggled and Midani gained control of the gun and shot the man twice in the stomach and once in the leg, police said. Anthony Lewis was taken...
  • Would-be prankster shot by homeowner

    12/06/2006 5:38:37 AM PST · by Hazcat · 114 replies · 2,165+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 12/05/06 | Jeff Long
    On his way to pull a prank elsewhere, a teenager was shot three times early Sunday in the driveway of the home of a Marengo man who opened fire on him with a .22-caliber rifle, a lawyer for the teen said Monday. Lawyer Kevin O'Reilly said the high school student, Patrick K. Gaughan, 18, and a friend were planning to drape toilet paper on a nearby house.
  • Homeowner shot at intruder, but didn't hit his target

    12/06/2006 5:11:06 AM PST · by Hazcat · 94 replies · 1,601+ views
    The News Record ^ | 12/5/06 | By The News-Record staff
    Investigators still don't know who tried to break into an American Ranch Road home Monday morning, but they're sure he wasn't hit by the homeowner who shot at him, Sheriff Bill Pownall said. The 37-year-old homeowner woke up at about 2 a.m. when he heard dogs barking, Pownall said. He went to his bedroom doorway, saw a man trying to enter through a kitchen door and fired a round from a .45-caliber handgun. The owner told investigators he was certain he hadn't hit the man, which was confirmed when they found the handgun round lodged in a kitchen cabinet, Pownall...
  • Woman fears for life after son kills intruder

    12/05/2006 11:31:20 AM PST · by Hazcat · 32 replies · 1,892+ views
    Post-Tribune ^ | 12/03/06 | KAREN SNELLING
    One day after an her son killed one of two intruders who forced his way into her house, a Gary mother says she fears for her life. "I'm fearful because I don't know who that guy was and I don't know who his people are," she said. Kevin Scott, 47, of the 2000 block of Central died Friday of multiple gunshot wounds after he announced he was going to kill everyone inside the Tolleston woman's West Garfield home, Detective Sgt. Michael Jackson, said. The homeowner, a truck driver for the city of Gary, was eating pizza with her 21-year-old son...
  • Homeowner shoots robber in Montgomery County [Texas]

    11/30/2006 5:07:42 AM PST · by Hazcat · 10 replies · 459+ views ^ | 11/29/06 | 11 News Staff
    Homeowner shoots robber in Montgomery County 01:51 PM CST on Wednesday, November 29, 2006 From 11 News Staff Reports Montgomery County officials are searching for an armed man responsible for an aggravated robbery. It happened at a home in the 19000 block of Laurette Drive in Porter, Texas just after midnight Wednesday. That’s east Montgomery County.
  • Shotgun blasts stop home invasion

    11/30/2006 4:44:18 AM PST · by Hazcat · 84 replies · 2,112+ views
    Times Herald-Record ^ | 11/30/06 | John Doherty
    Newburgh — An old farmhouse in a residential part of the Town of Newburgh near Orange Lake was the scene of a wild home invasion in which ski-masked intruders were turned back by shotgun blasts that ripped through walls and panicked neighbors. Police were called to 706 Gardnertown Road Monday night around 8 p.m. in response to reports of gunfire. The owners of the house, a couple in their 20s, said at least three men, possibly Hispanic or light-skinned blacks, burst through their backdoor, pistols drawn. One gunman held the man to the ground, while the others headed upstairs, where...
  • Police: Robber Shot, Killed By Cab Driver In West Charlotte

    11/29/2006 10:00:39 AM PST · by Hazcat · 8 replies · 609+ views ^ | 11/29/06 |
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Homicide detectives are turning over evidence in a deadly west Charlotte shooting to the district attorney to determine whether charges will be filed. Police say a Checker Cab driver shot and killed a man who robbed him just before 3 a.m. Wednesday on Columbus Circle.
  • Samurai killer wins police brutality case, $1 award

    11/29/2006 5:21:42 AM PST · by Hazcat · 25 replies · 1,158+ views
    The Morning Call ^ | 11/29/06 | Matt Birkbeck Of The Morning Call
    Five Bethlehem police officers used excessive force to restrain a man high on crack cocaine who killed a drug dealer with a samurai sword and set him on fire, a federal jury ruled Tuesday night. The verdict, after four hours of deliberation, stunned officers Matthew Crenko, Matthew Lazur, David Strawn, William Kissner and Louis Csaszar, and surprised Senior U.S. District Judge John P. Fullam, who called it ''remarkable.''
  • Duquesne man cleared of homicide

    11/29/2006 5:09:31 AM PST · by Hazcat · 4 replies · 350+ views ^ | 11/29/06 |
    A resident was acquitted yesterday in a non-jury trial for the fatal shooting of his sister's boyfriend June 11.
  • Thursday not a thankful day for four men

    11/29/2006 5:05:36 AM PST · by Hazcat · 20 replies · 968+ views
    Miami ^ | Nov. 27, 2006 | DAVID OVALLE
    A robber used a lighter resembling a pistol to steal a man's wallet -- only to be shot by his victim, who was armed with a gun that was real. Another man was shot to death outside a Miami bar. A teenager who stole a 2007 Pontiac from a rental agency ran over the spikes at the exit -- then crashed head-on into another vehicle. A burglar stealing snacks from a gas station accelerated his van toward a police officer, who stopped him with a bullet. These four men had only this in common: They all died violently over the...
  • Police Investigate Home Invasion, Shooting

    11/28/2006 7:16:38 PM PST · by Hazcat · 12 replies · 472+ views
    KPTV.COM ^ | 11/28/06 | KPTV.COM
    Authorities are searching for two men they said were involved in a shootout with a Vancouver homeowner Monday night. Officers said the homeowner surprised two burglars inside his home on Northeast Benton Drive around 7 p.m. The homeowner told authorities that he confronted the burglars and he exchanged gunfire with the two men. There were no injuries reported.
  • Resident shoots intruder

    11/27/2006 11:08:08 AM PST · by Hazcat · 15 replies · 684+ views ^ | 11/27/06 |
    A Hillsborough County man shot and critically injured an intruder in his home early Monday morning. A couple who lives at 286 W. State Road 60 found the intruder at around 1 a.m. when they returned home after being out of town for a few a days, according to a report from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. As the woman was calling 911, the man fired a shot at the intruder. The intruder was taken to Lakeland Regional Medical Center where he was listed in critical condition. The names of those involved were not being released. November 27, 2006 in...
  • Pizza deliveryman kills suspected robber, 14

    11/27/2006 4:23:19 AM PST · by Hazcat · 37 replies · 1,593+ views
    AJC ^ | 11/27/06 | SAEED AHMED
    The boy was part of a group of teens, numbering about four, who tried to rob the pizza store employee at the Huntingwood Pointe apartments in the 2900 block of Campbellton Road shortly after 10 p.m. Authorities said the driver, who works for a neighborhood pizza parlor, pulled out a gun and fired, hitting and killing the boy. Police did not say whether they planned on charging the driver, adding they were still investigating.
  • Woman, 92, fatally shot as 3 Atlanta officers wounded

    11/21/2006 9:12:54 PM PST · by Hazcat · 104 replies · 4,569+ views
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 11/21/06 | JEFFRY SCOTT, S.A. REID
    92-year-old woman was killed after she shot three Atlanta narcotics officers Tuesday night when they broke down the front door of her home trying to serve a search warrant, police said. One officer was hit in the arm, one was struck in the shoulder, and one was shot in the thigh. All were rushed to Grady Memorial Hospital, where they were in stable condition late Tuesday night. Police did not release their identities.
  • Man shot by intruder posing as FBI agent

    10/30/2006 4:32:45 AM PST · by Hazcat · 36 replies · 1,339+ views ^ | 10/30/06 | MIKE MORRIS
    A South Fulton County homeowner was shot early Monday by a masked intruder claiming to be an FBI agent, police said. The suspect kicked in the back door of the home on Hidden Court, in a subdivision off Welcome All Road, about 4 a.m., setting off the home's burglar alarm, Fulton police Cpl. Gary Syblis said. The 53-year-old victim told police he got out of bed and heard the suspect coming up the stairs, yelling, "FBI, FBI, FBI," Syblis said. Syblis said the homeowner confronted the suspect, who was wearing a ski mask and dark clothing. The suspect fired four...
  • Jerry Doyle Show

    10/24/2006 3:02:14 PM PDT · by Hazcat · 12 replies · 423+ views
    For those that need a new 'nation' this one is sane!
  • Heritage Firearms

    10/17/2006 7:24:14 PM PDT · by Hazcat · 63 replies · 3,650+ views
    me ^ | 10/17/06 | Hazcat
    I'm in the market for an inexpensive 22 revolver. Yes I know about Ruger and S&W but even that is a little more than I would like to spend. I ran across these (Heritage arms) and I wondered if anyone knew about them. Thanks!
  • Marines Pose For Beefcake Calendar

    10/13/2006 9:24:10 PM PDT · by Hazcat · 17 replies · 896+ views
    The Associated Press via ^ | October 13, 2006 | Editorial
    A group of Marines and ex-Marines who fought in Iraq -- including two wounded there -- is featured in a beefcake calendar being sold to help wounded veterans.
  • House hopeful in mental health facility

    10/06/2006 6:40:37 AM PDT · by Hazcat · 45 replies · 1,027+ views
    St Petersburg Times ^ | 10/06/06 | MOLLY MOORHEAD
    Donovan Brown, the Democratic nominee in the race for Florida House District 61, said Thursday he is currently confined in a mental health facility under the Baker Act. Brown, 26, said he was admitted late last week to the Harbor Behavioral Health Care Institute in New Port Richey.
  • Jerry Doyle Show

    09/29/2006 3:14:52 PM PDT · by Hazcat · 7 replies · 334+ views
    Jerry is on the air!
  • Jerry Doyle Show

    09/28/2006 3:03:10 PM PDT · by Hazcat · 12 replies · 381+ views
    click the link. It's time for JERRY!
  • Jerry Doyle Show

    09/01/2006 3:19:42 PM PDT · by Hazcat · 12 replies · 791+ views
    Jerry Doyle is on the air streaming at
  • FReep a poll (Gallagher/Christ)

    Help FReep this poll in the Tampa Tribune. Who won the debate?
  • We Need an NHRA thread, ping whatever.

    08/12/2006 9:29:48 PM PDT · by Hazcat · 6 replies · 255+ views
    none ^ | 08/13/06 | Hazcat
    Send me a Freep if you would like to start an NHRA ping list. (also some one needs to tell me how to build one)
  • Jihadis Playing Possum

    08/08/2006 1:30:54 PM PDT · by Hazcat · 26 replies · 1,537+ views
    Wall Street Journal Best of the Web ^ | 8/08/06 | JAMES TARANTO
    Plainly this scene was staged for the benefit of the cameras, though it is important to note we know of no evidence that the photographer was complicit in the staging. It is, however, a clear example of how terrorist groups use journalists to spread their propaganda.
  • More Fake but Accurate Photos?

    08/07/2006 3:06:51 PM PDT · by Hazcat · 95 replies · 3,871+ views
    The Schnitt Show (radio) ^ | 8/7/06 | Schnitt Show
    More Media Manipulation The Unluckiest Beirut Woman?
  • Daughter Who Suprised Mom With Birthday Visit Sues Parents (injury)

    07/20/2006 5:44:20 PM PDT · by Hazcat · 44 replies · 616+ views
    AP ^ | July 13,2006 | AP
    "MADISON, Wis. -- An Illinois woman is suing her Wisconsin parents for maintaining an icy driveway that she blamed for a fall that broke her ankle two winters ago."
  • Edwards and Spratt call on DCCC to pull down web video

    07/14/2006 3:08:56 PM PDT · by Hazcat · 3 replies · 309+ views ^ | Friday, July 14, 2006; Posted: 3:35 p.m. EDT (19:35 GMT) | By Mark Preston
    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Democratic Reps. Chet Edwards (Texas) and John Spratt (S.C.) have called on the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee to pull down a controversial web video that uses images of flag-draped coffins and a grave of a fallen soldier. more at link: