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  • Milwaukee Police Chose Sig Sauer P320 As New Duty Pistol

    07/22/2019 9:16:12 AM PDT · by PROCON · 33 replies ^ | July 22, 2019 | Chris Eger
    The Milwaukee Police Department has been the latest to adopt the increasingly popular Sig Sauer P320 handgun system. (Photo: Sig)Police in Wisconsin’s largest city moving forward will be using Sig Sauer’s modular P320 platform as their newest duty handgun. The Milwaukee Police Department’s over 1,800 officers have been hanging up their current Smith & Wesson M&Ps in exchange for the new Sig. The move continues the P320’s adoption by a number of law enforcement agencies from coast-to-coast, as well as the military who use the series as the M17 & M18 Modular Handgun System. “We chose the Sig Sauer P320...
  • Letter: Man waving Trump sign says he won't be deterred from supporting president

    07/15/2019 1:33:17 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    The Yakima Herald ^ | July 15, 2019 | Ron Klundt, Yakima
    To the editor — Sadly we see other Northwest cities fall in line with the national trend of violent intimidation and personal bodily risk for regular citizens to engage in safe basic free speech. I hear people on the left preach for decades that they were champions of free speech. It appears to me that the only free speech they really are insisting on is theirs. Last week I was standing on the corner of River Road and 40th Avenue waving a Trump sign when a young woman stopped traffic to yell vile and vulgar comments at me. OK, I...
  • Con Ed can't explain Manhattan Blackout.

    07/14/2019 12:00:52 PM PDT · by srmanuel · 36 replies
    NYP ^ | July 14, 2019 | Bruce Golding
    Yesterday there was a power outage in Manhattan, I won't call it massive because some people had a problem with that word. Originally it was stated a transformer fire was the cause of the outage, now Con Ed says there is no evidence of a me paranoid, but my ears perk up with I hear things like this...
  • Lockheed Martin pays tribute to Trump over Wisconsin expansion

    07/13/2019 1:33:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    Big News Network ^ | July 14, 2019 | Lola Evans
    MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin - Derco, a Lockheed Martin company, is planning to expand its plant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, by up to 15% by the end of this year. The expansion is to auger in the development of parts for the F-35 Lighting II fighter jet. Derco has been around since 1979 and is highly regarded in ther defense contracting sector as around 20% of its workforce consists of veterans. U.S. President Donald J. Trump visited the plant on Friday and gave a 30-minute speech. "From here in Milwaukee, you are supporting magnificent aircraft, and soon you'll support the unstoppable, stealth F-35...
  • Couple's MAGA-themed wedding pays tribute to President Trump (Michigan)

    07/11/2019 4:52:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    KOAA-TV ^ | July 11, 2019 | Scripps National
    A Michigan couple says in addition to celebrating their love, they decided to use their wedding day as an opportunity to celebrate President Donald Trump. The bride, Audra Johnson, says the idea for the “Make America Great Again” wedding came when the couple decided on a patriotic-themed celebration. “We both love our country,” Audra says. Audra and her husband, Jeff Johnson, tied the knot in front of friends and family on July 4 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Audra’s wedding dress was sure to capture everyone’s attention. The bride wore a white dress with the words "Make America Great Again" in red...
  • The Empire State's New Clothes

    07/09/2019 8:57:22 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 11 replies
    Family Research Council ^ | July 9, 2019 | Tony Perkins and FRC senior writers
    In New York City public schools, students can choose their classes, their sports, and their genders! Starting this fall, Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza is making the Big Apple an even bigger news story by radically changing the city's policy on registered names, dress codes, bathrooms, locker rooms, and athletics. He says this is his way of celebrating Pride month. But "proud" is the last word most parents would use to describe the news. In this new Wild West of gender identity, Carranza is giving the green light to everything from unofficial name changes to unisex school uniforms. "Schools are safe...
  • ‘Close the camps!’: Philly protesters back on the streets for 3rd time in a week

    07/06/2019 10:11:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | July 6, 2019 | Juliana Feliciano Reyes and David Gambacorta
    The skies grew dark Saturday afternoon as tornado alerts buzzed cell phones across the city. Which might have explained the initial lackluster turnout for an Independence Mall protest against President Donald Trump — the third in Philadelphia in a week. But eventually, as a steady rain began to fall, three dozen protesters were listening as organizers with Refuse Fascism Philly played an audio recording published by ProPublica in 2018 of immigrant children separated from their families at the Mexican border. Chanting, “Close the camps! Trump, Pence must go!” protesters then marched with police escorts to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
  • Trump's ICE raids now loom in Texas: 'They could come get me at any time'

    07/06/2019 5:36:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 80 replies
    KVIA-TV ^ | July 6, 2019 | Juan Pablo Garnham, The Texas Tribune
    Kassandra saw the news on social media. Her immediate reaction was to call her father. "I told him to be careful out there," she said. They were talking about what has been called the "family op," according to The Washington Post: an Immigration and Customs Enforcement plan to conduct a mass roundup of migrant families that have received deportation orders. Federal agents originally planned to target at least 10 cities, including Houston, where Kassandra lives.
  • N.Y. Mayor’s Communist Roots Shine in Fla. Presidential Campaign Rally

    07/03/2019 9:20:21 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 3 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | July 1, 2019 | Judicial Watch
    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s red past showed its ugly head recently in Miami where the Democratic presidential candidate offended the masses by glamorizing a Marxist revolutionary who executed thousands to impose communism and begged his Soviet compadres to nuke the U.S. At a union rally for striking airport workers, de Blasio proudly quoted Ernesto Che Guevara, a terrorist murderer who helped Cuban dictator Fidel Castro execute thousands of men, women and children in front of firing squads. He happens to be one of the most despised historical figures in south Florida. True to his communist roots, de Blasio...
  • Mowing Down Abusive Fines in Florida

    07/03/2019 2:22:58 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 18 replies
    The Institute for Justice ^ | May 2019 | Ari Bargil
    It all started innocently enough. Last summer, Jim Ficken left his modest home in Dunedin, Florida, for Columbia, South Carolina, to tend to his late mother’s estate. He asked a friend and local handyman to keep an eye on his lawn, lest it grow too long in his absence. After Jim left, sadly, his friend died unexpectedly. And, left unattended, Jim’s grass did what grass in Florida does during the summer: It grew. The city’s code enforcement department noticed. Labeling Jim a “repeat violator” because he’d once let his grass grow too long some four years earlier, the city began...
  • Murphy signs record-setting N.J. budget which includes cash for illegal aliens’ lawyers, abortions

    06/30/2019 8:32:07 PM PDT · by Coleus · 8 replies
    Save Jersey ^ | 06.30.19 | The Staff
    As expected, Governor Phil Murphy signed a record-setting FY 2020 budget on Sunday, line-item vetoing $48.5 million in spending (impounding many millions more, too, with little offered in the way of firm details) and avoiding a state government shutdown but authorizing $38.7 billion overall. That’s up from the $37.4 billion New Jersey spent over the course of fiscal year 2019.Murphy gave up (for now) on his fight for a millionaire’s tax increase. The Governor nevertheless doubled-down on his class warfare rhetoric, declaring that he remains “on the side of putting New Jersey’s families ahead of the wealthy, ahead of privileged...
  • San Francisco ... Comparable To “The Slums Of Mumbai, Delhi, Mexico City, Jarkarta, And Manila”

    06/25/2019 11:14:19 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 24 replies
    The Economic Collapse ^ | 06/24/2019 | Michael Snyder
    FULL TITLE: Conditions On The Streets Of San Francisco Are Comparable To “The Slums Of Mumbai, Delhi, Mexico City, Jarkarta, And Manila” Once upon a time, some of the most beautiful cities in the entire world were on the west coast, but now those same cities are degenerating into drug-infested cesspools of filth and garbage right in front of our eyes.  San Francisco is known as the epicenter for our tech industry, and Los Angeles produces more entertainment than anyone else in the world, and yet both cities are making headlines all over the world for other reasons these days. ...
  • AR-15& 60 Mimutes on now.

    06/23/2019 4:11:37 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 59 replies
    Self | 6-23-2019
    On now CBS 60 minutes hit piece.
  • Organic Fertilizer Supplement Maker to Invest $8M, Hiring 25 (Mississippi)

    06/22/2019 1:18:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    US News and World Report ^ | June 15, 2019 | The Associated Press
    SARDIS, Miss. (AP) — A Florida company that makes organic fertilizer supplements will open a north Mississippi factory, investing $8 million and hiring 25 people. Humic Growth Solutions says it has bought a building in Sardis and plans to begin making and distributing products there by February. The Jacksonville, Florida, company has bought a 65,000-square-foot (6,000-sq. meter) building, planning a 6,000-square-foot (550-sq. meter) addition....
  • Faded Grayling eyes revival after a Chilean firm brings factory jobs (Michigan)

    06/22/2019 12:04:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Bridge Magazine ^ | June 19, 2019 | Lindsay VanHulle
    GRAYLING — Few buildings are taller than two stories in downtown Grayling. That soon could change, as a developer works to construct 42 apartments in a five-story building on a vacant corner. Across the street, developers are evaluating whether it’s feasible to open an $8.3 million, four-story boutique hotel in a building that has become a local eyesore. There’s another project brimming downtown, one so preliminary city planning officials won’t share the details yet. “We’ve actually never seen investment like this all at once in Grayling,” said Rae Gosling, Grayling’s Main Street program director, who has worked for years to...
  • Jim Acosta Had A Barnes & Noble...Guess How Many People Showed Up?

    06/13/2019 4:19:24 PM PDT · by Skylar · 45 replies ^ | June 13 2019 | B.R.Buzz
    CNN’s Jim Acosta made a “surprise” visit to the Arlington, Virginia Barnes & Noble to sign copies of his new book, “The Enemy of the People” And to no one’s surprise (except maybe Jim Acosta’s ego) nobody showed up. I think he would have been far better off following in the footsteps of his hero Hillary Clinton and going the Costco route. Well at least while Jim Acosta was sitting around wearing “I’m so embarrassed” smile,” But the good news was Jim Acosta had plenty of time to add a new page to his next work of fiction: Dear Diary:...
  • Denver council member wins with promise to impose communism ‘by any means necessary’

    06/13/2019 6:53:49 AM PDT · by DFG · 79 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 06/12/2019 | Victor Skinner
    Candi CdeBaca won a runoff race last week against former Denver city council president Albus Brooks, and she did it by promising to implement communist policies “by any means necessary.” CdeBaca was among three candidates that unseated incumbents in the Tuesday runoff, preliminary results show, and she’s already drawing comparisons to Socialist Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 29-year-old who unseated 10-term incumbent Joe Crowley in New York’s 14th congressional district in 2018. “It’s historic,” said Carlos Valverde, state director for Colorado Working Families, a political activist group that supported CdeBaca. “It is in the vein of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. … A victory...
  • Sterling Bay-backed apartment factory gears up

    05/24/2019 3:56:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Crain's Chicago Business ^ | May 23, 2019 | Alby Gallun
    Chicago developer Sterling Bay is getting ready to start construction on 30 apartments, and the groundbreaking will be held in an unusual place: within the walls of a new factory on Chicago’s Southwest Side. Workers in the South Lawndale plant next week will begin making modules that will be assembled this summer into 10 three-flat apartment buildings on vacant lots on Chicago’s Near West Side. They’ll frame out the structures and add drywall, plumbing, electrical, and even countertops and cabinets before pushing them onto trucks for delivery to the sites. If all goes according to plan, the first three-flat will...
  • Utah judge who criticized Trump online and in court suspended

    05/24/2019 1:42:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    KSL-TV ^ | May 24, 2019 | Dennis Romboy
    The Utah Supreme Court has suspended a city judge for making "shirty and politically charged" comments from the bench and posting "indelicate" criticism online about President Donald Trump. Judge Michael Kwan will serve a six-month suspension without pay for repeatedly violating the Utah Code of Judicial Conduct. In his 21 years as a Taylorsville Justice Court judge, the Judicial Conduct Commission has issued Kwan two letters of education and the Supreme Court has publicly reprimanded him twice for various violations. One of those reprimands involved Kwan's "crass in-court reference to sexual conduct and a former president of the United States,"...
  • Ontario Considers Legislation Criminalizing Public Displays of Faith for Christians

    05/22/2019 7:56:21 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 36 replies
    Activist Mommy ^ | May 21, 2019 | Activist Mommy
    The nation of Canada has been giving us a chilling vision of what it looks like when a western nation completely succumbs to the dangerous ideology of multiculturalism, the cultural Marxism that always inevitably restricts the rights of some to pave the way for the rights of others. There is no equality in multiculturalism. Christians have faced increasing adversity in Canada as of late, but new proposed legislation that would make it a crime to publicly express one’s faith is a chilling new low. In the proposed legislation, it would become illegal for Christians to make any public displays which...