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Sunday, July 27, 2014

VidAngel, a streaming service that filters ‘offensive' elements out of movies, recently launched with this commercial where a family of four gets pelted with 3,200 paintballs in five seconds. The point being, all those swear words add up. read more

Friday, July 18, 2014

More than half of respondents to an unscientific Military Times survey believe that Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl should be court martialed. The Army is investigating how Bergdahl was captured by the Taliban in 2009. He has been accused of leaving his post in Afghanistan without authorization, and since his release, his fellow service members have claimed that troops died searching for him. Bergdahl's civilian attorney, Eugene Fidell, also represented Army Capt. James Yee, a Muslim Army chaplain at Guantanamo Bay who was cleared a decade ago of allegations that he was part of a spy ring at Guantanamo Bay. read more

An Alaska man shot and killed a nine-foot tall grizzly bear that repeatedly tried to break into his home. The homeowner in Sterling fired several warning shots to scare the bear off, but just a couple of hours later, it was back and acting even more aggressively. He told Alaska Dispatch News, "I couldn't believe that it came back." Jim Landess grabbed his .45 pistol, stepped out onto his upper deck, took aim and fired seven rounds toward the bear's vitals. "I'm not a hunter; I'm a fisherman," he said. "It wasn't something I wanted to do. I wanted to scare him off."

The he Obama administration issued yet another waiver to get out of Obamacare -- for all the U.S. territories.

The exemption, posted Thursday on a Department of Health and Human Services website, frees U.S. territories from a host of Obamacare regulations on health insurance markets. The territories already weren't subject to much of the health care law -- the individual mandate doesn't apply to the territories and premium subsidies aren't available.

What did apply were a host of regulations on the health insurance markets operating in the territories. Obamacare's rules for insurance companies -- providing mandated health benefits to all customers, limits on insurer profits, and guaranteed coverage for those with pre-existing conditions -- all force insurers to take a hit, but in the territories, the sweeteners that make Obamacare a great deal for insurance companies in the states don't apply.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

It's really that simple. It seems the morons over at Model Pranksters decided it would behilarious to dress up in a Scream mask and scare people with a fake shotgun. Apparently, these mental midgets never considered that there are concealed carriers and that concealed carriers won't just laugh off having a gun pointed in their direction. read more


People kill people with guns, but that happens less often every single year. If those trying to make that assertion that guns are the cause of these deaths, then with the influx of millions of new guns and gun owners in the last few years the murder rate should have skyrocketed. If your going to cite this article you should be including the link even the article listed to show their numbers they claim are not a clear cut as they claim.


While Florida saw an uptick in murders and nonnegligent manslaughters after it passed its "stand your ground" law in 2005, the trend has not been common across other states which have passed similar laws.

Florida experienced a spike in murders and manslaughters after passing the law, but the curve has almost returned to the status quo ante. The same is true in New Mexico, Louisiana (slightly) and in Delaware, the rate has continued its slight increase. In Texas, the rate has declined after SYG passage, and the other states have either shown slight declines or no change at all. While one could possibly argue that these rates would have declined more without SYG in place, it's impossible to argue that SYG has created an environment of escalating homicides."

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