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  • Hubble Looks but Finds No Trace of Comet ISON

    12/20/2013 10:16:14 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 69 replies ^ | December 20, 2013 | Bob King on
    On December 18, the Hubble Space Telescope slewed to Comet ISON’s expected position and found nothing down to the incredibly faint magnitude of 25. According to astronomer Hal Weaver, who planned the ISON search, that limit implies any remaining fragments would have to be smaller than about 500 feet (160 meters) in diameter.
  • ATF Releases U.S. Firearms Trace Data for 2012

    12/02/2013 5:50:37 AM PST · by marktwain · 20 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 20 June, 2013 | JPFO
    Firearms Trace Data 2012 New York SampleBureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives WASHINGTON - -(  The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today released firearms trace data for all individual states and territories for calendar year 2012.The 2012 report includes first time released demographics data which includes a state–by–state breakdown of crime guns recovered and traced, age ranges of firearm possessor at the time of recovery, the type and caliber of firearms, and the criminal offense associated with the crime gun.Firearms tracing provides information on the movement of a firearm from its first sale by a manufacturer...
  • Crimson Trace Withdraws from Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show

    01/23/2013 1:16:21 PM PST · by Cacique500 · 25 replies
    For Immediate Release: Janurary 22, 2013 Crimson Trace Withdraws from Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show (Wilsonville, OR) - Crimson Trace Corporation, the industry leader in laser sighting systems for personal defense, announces their withdrawl from the Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show February 2nd- 10th in Harrisburg, PA. Despite five years of attendance to serve the over 200,000 consumers in the Harrisburg and surrounding areas for one of the largest outdoor shows in the country, Crimson Trace stands with their industry partners and the NRA, who have decided not to attend in reaction to the decision from Reed Exhibition on displaying...
  • Study: Suburbs are major source of guns used in Chicago crimes(IL)

    08/27/2012 5:14:33 AM PDT · by marktwain · 40 replies ^ | 27 August, 2012 | Dan Hinkel
    A study of guns seized by Chicago police shows that suburban gun shops are a main source of guns used in crimes in the city. The research shows that some 29 percent of the guns recovered on Chicago's streets between 2008 and the end of March were bought in the Cook County suburbs. Lake County, Ind., was the second largest source, accounting for 6 percent of the weapons, and other counties surrounding Chicago — including Lake County, Ill., and Will, DuPage and Kane counties — were also among the top 10 sources. Two gun stores in suburban Lyons and Riverdale...
  • The Shrinking ‘Vast Majority’: NSSF Responds to ATF Mexican Trace Report

    04/28/2012 9:01:09 AM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies ^ | 27 April, 2012 | Larry Keane
    ATF yesterday released a report on firearms submitted by the government of Mexico for tracing since 2007. One screaming headline referred to the “Vast Majority of Mexican Crime Guns Originate in U.S. New ATF Trace Data Reveals.” If you have been following the issue of Mexican gun traces on this blog, you will realize the truth is a rapidly shrinking “Vast Majority” and the so-called “flood” of guns going into Mexico moves at glacier-like speed. The mainstream media has consistently falsely claimed that 90 percent of all firearms recovered in Mexico come from the United States. The “90 percent myth”...

    02/15/2012 3:45:34 PM PST · by marktwain · 6 replies ^ | 15 February, 2012 | Larry Keane
    An article in the Washington Free Beacon discusses the 15 year time-to-crime (TTC) statistic that casts significant doubt on DOJ claims regarding firearms trafficking along the southwest border. Time-to-crime refers to the period of time between original purchase of a firearm and the recovery of that firearm by law enforcement. The document obtained by the Beacon comes from ATF and was produced as part of the court record in the 2011 case National Shooting Sports Foundation v. Jones – a lawsuit filed by the NSSF and two NRA-funded firearms retailers challenging ATF’s legal authority to impose a multiple sales reporting...
  • need advice on tracing a person...Deadbeats gypped mother

    02/03/2012 4:48:33 PM PST · by Charlespg · 30 replies
    02/03/12 | charlespg
    Do any freepers know of any reputable online background/trace checks
  • How did Sen. Feinstein get ATF gun trace data in violation of Tiahrt Amendment?

    11/28/2011 5:31:32 PM PST · by Nachum · 47 replies · 1+ views
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 11/28/11 | David Codrea
    Persons within the Department of Justice whose identities are not yet publicly known apparently broke the law by leaking firearms trace data to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, which she introduced in the Senate Judiciary Committee record in the hearing on Department of Justice oversight earlier this month. “If I may,” Senator Feinstein requested at the beginning of her questioning of Attorney General Eric Holder (see webcast, at the 69:45 mark), I'd like to put in the record the official firearms trace data from the Department of Justice from 12/1/2006 to 2000...excuse me, 9/30/2011...this is guns [unintelligible] Mexico.” Left unchallenged and unsaid...
  • Gunwalker Scandal Blows Up. Senator Grassley Releases Smoking Gun ATF Trace Data

    02/11/2011 5:16:16 AM PST · by marktwain · 21 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 10 February, 2011 | Robert Farago
    Holy frijoles, there is it in black and white: the ATF traces on the guns used to murder Customs and Border Protection Agent Brian Terry. They reveal unequivocally that the ATF met the enemy and it was them. Click here for the actual trace data report sheets and Senator Grassley’s response to the ATF and Department of Justice’s stonewalling. Even for those of us who’ve been following this story, Senator Grassley’s letter is, well, shocking. “The ATF had been tracking [suspected murderer Jaime] Avila’s firearms purchases because Avila was a suspected trafficker since at least November 2009. According to whistleblowers,...
  • Feds trace flash crash to Chicago

    05/07/2010 6:02:41 PM PDT · by Nachum · 81 replies · 2,504+ views
    politico ^ | 5/7/10 | EAMON JAVERS
    Federal investigators probing the “flash crash” that briefly sliced nearly 1,000 points off the Dow Thursday are zeroing in on a series of “unusually high-volume” trades in S&P futures that originated in Chicago, a government official told POLITICO. Those trades set off a chain reaction of trades that caused the biggest drop within a single day in the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s storied history.
  • Brady Campaign misrepresents ATF data to promote 'more guns, more crime' message (Part 2)

    08/15/2009 8:52:09 AM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies · 429+ views
    Austin Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 14 August, 2009 | Howard Nemerov
    Previously, we examined how the Brady Campaign misused the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) data to manufacture conclusions that the ATF itself says are false. But Brady’s report contains additional errors and hides important truths. Let’s examine the following statement: Georgia led the states with the highest total number of crime gun exports, not adjusted for population. Florida had the second highest total number of crime gun exports, followed by Virginia, Texas and Indiana. All five states have weak gun laws making it easy for criminals to get firearms, scoring fewer than 20 out of 100 on...
  • Tiahrt criticizes A.G. over gun data

    04/25/2009 5:08:04 AM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies · 530+ views
    AP ^ | 24 April, 2009 | na
    WASHINGTON — A Kansas Republican congressman criticized U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Friday for telling Congress the Obama administration may try to relax some limits on sharing gun-trace data. Rep. Todd Tiahrt issued a statement saying Holder "should read the Tiahrt amendment before giving any further misleading comments about it." Tiahrt wrote the 2003 law that restricted release of certain gun-related information, which previously was public. The law has expanded over the years and is typically attached to a spending bill each year. Among other things, the laws prohibit the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives from disclosing gun-trace...
  • US Not Set Up To Trace Nuclear Terrorist Device In Aftermath, Report Says

    02/20/2008 3:50:13 PM PST · by blam · 25 replies · 124+ views
    Science Daily ^ | 2-20-2008 | Stanford University
    US Not Set Up To Trace Nuclear Terrorist Device In Aftermath, Report Says ScienceDaily (Feb. 20, 2008) — A terrorist nuclear explosion devastates Manhattan, but no group takes credit. The pressure on the U.S. president to retaliate is intense. Acting on sketchy information, the president orders an attack, but it turns out to be the wrong terrorists, in the wrong country. Things go downhill from there. To avoid that and other nightmare scenarios, a group of 12 scientists with extensive nuclear expertise, headed by Stanford physicist Michael May, is urging an international push to improve the science of nuclear forensics....
  • Iran halts trade with Denmark

    02/06/2006 10:04:47 AM PST · by NYer · 49 replies · 953+ views
    Middle East Online ^ | February 6, 2006
    TEHRAN - Iran's commerce minister announced Monday that all trade with Denmark has been immediately suspended in retaliation for the publication there of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed. "As of tomorrow, you cannot register to import consumer products from Denmark," Commerce Minister Masoud Mir-Kazemi was quoted as saying by state television. "Any kind of business negotiation or agreement with Denmark is suspended as of today. All those agreements which are able to be cancelled will be cancelled," he added. "Sending Iranian trade delegations to Denmark or accepting Danish trade delegations will be stopped until further notice," the minister said,...
  • The Roots Of Civilization Trace Back To ... Roots

    09/19/2005 3:25:13 PM PDT · by blam · 28 replies · 775+ views
    Eureka Alert ^ | 9-19-2005 | Mark Cassutt
    Contact: Mark Cassutt 612-624-8038 University of Minnesota The roots of civilization trace back to ... roots MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL- About five to seven million years ago, when the lineage of humans and chimpanzees split, edible root plants similar to rutabagas and turnips may have been one of the reasons. According to research by anthropologists Greg Laden of the University of Minnesota and Richard Wrangham of Harvard University, the presence of fleshy underground storage organs like roots and tubers must have sustained our ancestors who left the rain forest to colonize the savannah. They have published their research in...

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 736 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Trace Adkins Comin On Strong.

    08/06/2004 1:01:44 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 56 replies · 1,903+ views
    Artist : Trace Adkins Album : Comin on Strong Song : Rough & Ready Lyrics: Mudgrips - white-tip Cigar stickin' out of my face Earnhardt racing sticker on the window Banged up fender 4x4 - straight pipe roar Primer and rust all over the door Scarred up knuckles, Mack belt buckle White t-shirt - Ain't afraid to work Got a "what-are-you-looking-at-asshole" smirk I like Cold beer, hot wings Wranglers, Skoal rings Get just what you see Gun rack, ball cap Don't take no crap Ain't a pretty boy-toy I'll rock you steady Rough and ready Work boots - one blue...
  • Scientists Find Traces Of Pagan And Early Christian Era Settlements (Klde, Georgia)

    06/27/2004 4:27:46 PM PDT · by blam · 4 replies · 234+ views
    Batuminews ^ | 6-15-2004
    Scientists find traces of pagan and early Christian era settlements. Posted: 15/06/04 The Akhaltskhe expedition of the Georgian Archeological Center will finish the archeological excavations in two days in the village of Klde. The archeologists excavated two hundred meters’ distance, down to 8 meters’ depth, where they found traces of old settlements dating back to III-IV centuries A.D. In the cemetery they found an ex settlement and skeletons of the warriors, with the marks of scars on the bones, made with the iron weapons. Besides, golden earrings and a bronze ring, with the engraved cross, were found during the excavations....
  • African-Americans Offered Gene Breakthrough To Trace Roots

    09/23/2003 12:19:43 PM PDT · by blam · 7 replies · 386+ views
    Ananova ^ | 9-23-2003
    African-Americans offered gene breakthrough to trace roots A US company is offering to trace black people's family bloodlines to specific geographic areas on the African continent. African Ancestry, with its growing databank of African DNA samples, offers two types of DNA tests and has compiled a DNA database of 10,000 people representing 85 ethnic groups from Africa. Each of those groups have tell-tale genetic markers not found in other people. Those markers were passed on generationally and appear in African Americans' cells today. The company's most common test tracks mitochondrial DNA, a mysterious strand of genetic material found outside the...