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  • The legendary pistol that fought on both sides of WWII is back from the dead — and looking better than ever

    01/20/2022 11:51:42 AM PST · by PROCON · 104 replies
    taskandpurpose.com ^ | Jan. 20, 2022 | MATT SAMPSON
    Hi-Power, meet the High Power.The Hi-Power — known as the Browning Hi-Power, the Browning Automatic Pistol, the Grande Puissance, P-35, Pistole 640(b), and so many other names — is arguably the most widely-used military handgun of all time. Present in historic conflicts from both sides of the toughest battles of World War II to the Iranian embassy siege in London that made the British Special Air Service a household name, this single-action semi-automatic pistol was unbelievably innovative for its time, boasting a number of features that made it truly higher power than other options of the day.Now, 87 years after...
  • South Carolina Governor Declares State of Emergency

    01/19/2022 4:51:57 PM PST · by shadowlands1960 · 32 replies
    Breaking 911 ^ | January 19th, 2022 | Uncredited
    COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster on Wednesday declared a State of Emergency ahead of a forecasted winter storm. Gov. McMaster is urging all residents to monitor local weather updates and take safety precautions. “South Carolina is expected to experience winter storm weather again this week,” said Gov. McMaster. “Those in potentially impacted areas should begin safety preparations now. Please check your local forecasts and stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary once the storm begins.”
  • Never-Trumpers Exit Stage Left

    01/19/2022 5:55:10 AM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 19, 2022 | John and Andy Sclafly
    The dramatic exit last Friday by Rep. John Katko (R-NY), who announced he would not run for reelection, may have shocked liberals but was no surprise to Trump supporters. One by one, the Republicans who voted for the second impeachment or who publicly blamed Trump for the Jan. 6th rally at the Capitol are leaving public office. Katko was the third to prematurely retire among the impeachers, and the most significant due to his seniority and otherwise bright future. He was in line to become chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee after the predicted takeover of the House by...
  • Suspect ID’ed in murder of Brianna Kupfer; cops release video of alleged killer

    01/18/2022 9:15:03 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 49 replies
    Breaking 911 ^ | 01 18 2022 | Staff
    The Los Angeles Police Department on Tuesday identified a suspect in the apparent random killing of 24-year-old Brianna Kupfer, a Pacific Palisades woman who worked at Croft House furniture store. A manhunt is underway for 31-year-old Shawn Laval Smith — he should be considered armed and dangerous. A reward of up to $250,000 is being offered in the case. According to police: On Thursday afternoon, January 13, 2022, around 1:50 p.m., Wilshire Patrol officers responded to a radio call of an “Ambulance Assault with a Deadly Weapon” at a business, located at the 300 block of North La Brea Avenue....
  • Brianna Kupfer murder: Suspect identified in connection to UCLA student's death

    01/18/2022 6:50:14 PM PST · by House Atreides · 50 replies
    Fox 11 Los Angeles ^ | January 18, 2022 | KJ Hiramoti
    A suspect has been identified in connection to the murder of a UCLA graduate student in Hancock Park. According to the Los Angeles Police Department, 31-year-old Shawn Laval Smith is wanted in connection to Brianna Kupfer's death. Kupfer was found dead by a customer at a luxury furniture store during daytime last week. Authorities believe her death was the result of a random attack. Smith has been seen in Pasadena, Santa Monica, West Hollywood, Covina and other parts of California, according to LAPD. LAPD believes Smith is armed and dangerous. Anyone near Smith is asked to call 911, instead of...
  • LAPD identifies Brianna Kupfer's suspected killer as a career criminal who was out on $1K bail

    01/18/2022 7:38:35 PM PST · by algore · 36 replies
    Los Angeles police have identified the suspect wanted in the fatal stabbing of UCLA grad student Brianna Kupfer, who was brutally slain at her job in a luxury furniture store. Shawn Laval Smith, 31, was named by LAPD on Tuesday night as the suspect captured on video in chilling footage as he calmly purchased a vape pen from a 7-Eleven 30 minutes after the cold-blooded murder. 'He should be considered armed and dangerous. If seen do not approach, call 911,' police said in a statement. Los Angles County Sheriff's Department records list Smith as currently free on a $1,000 bail...
  • Lindsey Graham just threatened Mitch McConnell over Donald Trump

    01/13/2022 9:16:27 AM PST · by conservative98 · 73 replies
    CNN ^ | JAN 13, 2022
    South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham sent GOP Leader Mitch McConnell a very clear message Wednesday night: Get on board with Donald Trump or get out. Asked by Fox's Sean Hannity about the "swampiness" of the Kentucky senator, Graham answered this way: "Elections are about the future. If you want to be a Republican leader in the House or the Senate, you have to have a working relationship with Donald Trump. Can Senator McConnell effectively work with the leader of the Republican party, Donald Trump? He is the most consequential Republican since Ronald Reagan. It's his nomination if he wants it....
  • Graham to McConnell: Work with Trump or ‘Fail’

    01/13/2022 7:53:20 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/13/2022 | Jeff poor
    Wednesday on FNC’s “Hannity,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) raised the possibility of not supporting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) given a perception McConnell and former President Donald Trump don’t have a good relationship. Graham encouraged McConnell to have that relationship and make the case for Trump-era policies. Otherwise, the South Carolina Republican said McConnell would “fail.”
  • Lindsey Graham Will Not Support McConnell as Leader Unless He ‘Can Prove’ a ‘Working Relationship’ with Trump

    01/13/2022 7:49:53 AM PST · by chief lee runamok · 39 replies
    breitbart ^ | 01/13/21` | Jordan Dixon-Hamilton
    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) cast doubt on the possibility of supporting Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for Republican Senate Leader again.
  • GOP's Rice says he regrets Jan. 6 vote against Biden's election

    12/22/2021 8:48:27 PM PST · by RandFan · 46 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/22/21 10:56 PM EST | BY CAROLINE VAKIL
    Rep. Tom Rice (R-S.C.) told Politico on Wednesday he wishes he had certified the electoral votes of several states that voted for President Biden in the 2020 presidential election. “In retrospect I should have voted to certify,” Rice reportedly said. “Because President Trump was responsible for the attack on the Capitol." The South Carolina Republican alleged that Trump “did nothing to stop” the attack on Jan. 6 and looked on at the unfolding events “with pride,” and from afar, Politico reported. Rice told the news outlet that he only voted against certifying the electoral votes of several states because he...
  • Experts puzzled by continuing South Carolina earthquakes

    01/08/2022 5:54:56 PM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 31 replies
    abc news ^ | 1/5/21 | Meg Kinnard
    COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Yet more earthquakes have struck near South Carolina's capital city, the ninth and tenth in a series of rumblings that have caused geologists to wonder how long the convulsions might last, or if they could possibly portend future, more serious seismic activity. Early Wednesday, a 2.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Elgin, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) northeast of Columbia, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was measured at a depth of 0.5 kilometers, officials said. About 7 hours later, another earthquake hit the area, this one with a magnitude of 1.5, according to officials. That area, a...
  • Lindsey Graham warns nation in ‘most dangerous times’ since the late 1930’s

    01/09/2022 7:37:04 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 63 replies
    Nypost ^ | 01/09/2022 | Mark Moore
    Sen. Lindsey Graham warned that Americans are living in the “most dangerous times since the late ’30s” because of the “radical” legislative agenda of President Biden and his Democratic colleagues. Graham (R-SC) predicted in an interview with John Catsimatidis on WABC 770 AM that voters in the 2022 midterm elections will be motivated “not based on what happened on Jan. 6, but based on this failed Democratic radical agenda.”
  • The Bell Tolls for Tenure?

    01/04/2022 12:18:07 PM PST · by karpov · 21 replies
    James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal ^ | January 3, 2022 | Jay Schalin
    A bill making its way through the South Carolina legislature may have a tremendous impact on the state’s public higher education system. And if successful, it may prove as a model for other states looking to get a handle on their hard-to-control higher education systems. House Bill 4522—the “Cancelling Professor Tenure Act”—will end tenure for newly hired professors at South Carolina’s ten public institutions of higher education, including such well-known schools as the University of South Carolina, Clemson, and The Citadel. Faculty who have already been granted tenure or who have already been hired with the expectation of receiving tenure...
  • Lindsey Graham: ‘Joe Manchin Is Telling the World Reconciliation as a Way to Pass Any More Spending Is Dead’

    12/22/2021 6:00:36 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/22/2021 | Jeff Poor
    Tuesday on FNC’s “Fox News Primetime,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said he was not surprised his colleague Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) came out to oppose the so-called Build Back Better agenda promoted by President Joe Biden. According to Graham, one of the takeaways was Manchin was “telling the world” reconciliation to pass spending bills was dead.
  • Care About Election Integrity? Let Me Introduce You to ERIC.

    12/23/2021 7:34:57 AM PST · by bitt · 42 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 12/22/2021 | J. CHRISTIAN ADAM
    By now, you’ve become familiar with automatic mail ballots. You also probably are familiar with election officials suspending the statutory rules governing elections in 2020 as they did in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and elsewhere. If you really get around, then you’ve come across Zuckbucks, the nearly half-billion dollars that came from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and went into government election offices in urban cores to create turnout machines for Joe Biden. But you might not have met ERIC. ERIC isn’t a person. ERIC stands for the Electronic Registration and Information Center. ERIC is an entity that has more to do with...
  • Federal Judge Blocks Biden’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Federal Contractors in 10 States

    12/20/2021 9:31:12 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 12/20/2021 | Mimi Nguyen Ly
    A federal judge in Missouri has issued a temporary hold on the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors in 10 U.S. states while litigation plays out.“We just beat the Biden Administration in court again,” Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced on Twitter late Monday. “This afternoon, we obtained a preliminary injunction against the vaccine mandate on federal contractors, halting enforcement of that mandate in Missouri and the other states in our coalition.”The preliminary injunction, issued by U.S. Magistrate Judge David Noce, applies to Alaska, Arkansas, Iowa, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming. Schmitt...
  • 15 States Threaten To Pull $600 Billion From Banks That Won’t Give Equal Service To Energy Industry (from November 30)

    12/20/2021 12:10:29 PM PST · by bitt · 25 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 11/30/2021 | tristan justice
    Fifteen state financial officers sent a letter to U.S. banks last week noting $600 billion in assets they pledge to take elsewhere if the financial institutions embrace corporate wokeism and prohibit financing to the fossil fuel industry. Led by West Virginia Republican Treasurer Riley Moore, the group promised “collective action” in the form of an “economic boycott.” “Just as each state represented in this letter is unique in its governing laws and economy, our actions will take different forms,” they wrote in the letter obtained by The Federalist. “However, the overarching objective of our actions will be the same –...
  • The Traitor Ten and their primary dates and challengers

    12/19/2021 4:17:04 PM PST · by Dragonspirit · 5 replies
    Self
    The traitor ten Anthony Gonzales (Ohio) - FIRED Jamie Herrera (Washington) - 8/2 (challenged by Joe Kent) John Katko (New York) - 6/28 (challenged by Tim Ko) Adam Kinzinger (Illinois) - FIRED Peter Meijer (Michigan) - 8/2 (challenged by John Gibbs) Dan Newhouse (Washington) - 8/2 (challenged by Loren Culp) Tom Rice (South Carolina) - 6/14 (challenged by Russell Fry) Fred Upton (Michigan) - 8/2 (challenged by Steve Carra) David Valadao (California) - 6/7 (challenged by Chris Mathys) Liz Cheney (Wyoming) - 8/16 (challenged by Harriet Hageman) A list of the traitor 10 house members that voted to be Pelosi...
  • Joe Biden Refers to Kamala Harris as ‘President’

    12/17/2021 10:01:45 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/17/2021 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    President Joe Biden referred to Vice President Kamala Harris as “President Harris” during a speech at South Carolina State University on Friday. The president spoke about the importance of Historic Black Colleges and Universities, noting that Harris was a graduate of Howard University. “Of course, President Harris is a proud Howard alum,” Biden said, without correcting himself. Biden spoke at South Carolina State University’s 2021 Commencement Ceremony to recognize Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC), crediting him for saving his presidential campaign. The president spent a part of his speech accusing the United States of ongoing systemic racism against black people, including...
  • Woman charged with strong-arm robbery of Salvation Army kettle volunteer in Beaufort

    12/17/2021 12:57:40 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 37 replies
    WTOC ^ | December 17, 2021
    BEAUFORT, S.C. (WTOC) - The Beaufort Police Department is investigating a robbery involving a Salvation Army donation kettle. It happened on Wednesday at the Belk on Robert Smalls Parkway. Officers say 34-year-old Latoya Washington, of Seabrook, walked up to a volunteer, yelled at her, and then smashed the donation kettle and took the money. When the volunteer attempted to prevent the theft, Washington shoved her to the ground and fled with money taken from the kettle. Police say an alert citizen driving by the incident followed Washington as she fled into the nearby Walmart where she was subsequently located by...