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Name: John
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Hometown: Flagstaff, AZ.
Home country: USA
Current location: On our small farm.
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About Me

U.S. Army veteran/retired, now living in the Flagstaff, AZ. area with my wife, we own and run a small farm. Avid hunters and target shooters, we believe in GLBT rights, social equality, single payer, etc. We\'re also strong defenders of ALL rights.

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Shopper guilty in tackling of man with gun at Walmart

Tampa, Florida -- A 43-year-old man was found guilty of tackling another man who was legally carrying a firearm in a Walmart, in a case caught by surveillance video.

A jury found Michael Foster guilty of battery on Tuesday. His sentencing is scheduled for May 7.

Foster was charged after he tackled Clarence Daniels, 62, of Seffner, as he entered the Walmart on Causeway Boulevard in Brandon on Jan. 20. Daniels has a concealed carry permit, according to a release from the Council on Islamic-American Relations that represented Daniels.

Foster followed Daniels into the store, shouted, "He's got a gun," as he tackled him. Daniels said he had a permit, but Daniels continued to hold him in a chokehold.


What, Wut? I thought that those with CHL's were just itching to pull their gun and shoot someone.
Guess Clarence Daniels didn't get the memo.

This moron is lucky to be alive, Clarence Daniels would've been fully justified in defending himself.

Quick question.

How many DU'er's either hunt, or don't have a problem with hunting as long as the animal is used for food?

Adam Gadahn, American mouthpiece for al Qaeda, killed

(CNN)—He was known as the American mouthpiece of al Qaeda, speaking against his native country on behalf of a terrorist organization that's devoted blood and resources to attacking it.

But not anymore.

The White House announced Thursday that Adam Gadahn, 36, was killed in January in a U.S. government counterterrorism operation. Neither he nor Ahmed Farouq -- another U.S. citizen and al Qaeda operative who died in what the White House said was "likely a separate" operation -- was specifically targeted, according to the statement.


I'm saddened by the deaths of the 2 hostages, but I'll cheer the death of this POS traitor.
Good fucking riddance.

Rolling Stone to Retract Botched Rape Story as Damning Review Is Released (Report)


The author of Rolling Stone's discredited "A Rape on Campus" story, Sabrina Rubin Erderly, will apologize Sunday in conjunction with the release of the Columbia Journalism School's external review of the erroneous story, according to media reports.

Rolling Stone will also pull the story from its site and put Columbia's review in its place, Brian Stelter reported Sunday on CNN's "Reliable Sources." The decision to take the story down is a fairly unprecedented step in the digital media era.

The reportedly 12,000-word review is expected to be a damning piece that places fault in all corners of Rolling Stone for errors made in the reporting and storytelling process for the campus rape story, published in November. Rolling Stone will also be taking responsibility for its errors, Stelter reported.

The review will be authored by Columbia Journalism School Dean Steve Coll. It is expected to be published on the Columbia Journalism Review's website as well as on Rolling Stone's site.

About time, this was a clusterfuck from the get go.

Christie pardons Shaneen Allen on all charges

Gov. Chris Christie (R) has granted a pardon to Shaneen Allen, the Philadelphia mother who was arrested for carrying a gun in New Jersey even though she was licensed in Pennsylvania.

Gov. Chris Christie signs an order giving Shaneen Allen a full pardon.

Allen, 27, has been “cleared of all criminal charges and indictments arising from the arrest” in Hamilton Township in Atlantic County on Oct. 1, 2013. Allen was arrested in Hamilton Township after telling a state trooper she had a gun and a concealed carry permit issued in Pennsylvania. New Jersey does not recognize other states’ gun licenses and faced a mandatory three-year jail sentence.

“We’re very happy about that, obviously,” her attorney, Evan Nappen told the Press of Atlantic City upon hearing of the pardon.

“This ends a vulgar chapter in an endless series of shameful episodes where political opportunists seek nothing but their own advantage. I compliment Gov. Christie for doing the right thing,” Executive vice president of the National Rifle Association Wayne LaPierre said in an email to Breibart News


Well, Kudos for Christie for doing one of the very few right things he's done so far.

New Kansas Law Will Allow Concealed Carry Without Gun Permit or Training

A bill signed Thursday by Gov. Sam Brownback will allow residents in Kansas to carry concealed firearms without a permit or training.

Kansans aged 21 or older will be permitted to carry concealed guns starting July 1 when the law takes effect, even if they’re not trained or don’t have a permit, the Kansas City Star reports. That will make the state one of six to allow “constitutional carry.”

Anyone who would like to carry a concealed gun in any of the three dozen states that accept Kansas permits must go through training, a requirement that Brownback emphasized. But even with regard to Kansans, who won’t be required to go through training, he acknowledged that his youngest son had “got a lot out of” a hunter safety course recently and urged others “to take advantage of that.”

“We’re saying that if you want to do that in this state, then you don’t have to get the permission slip from the government,” Brownback said. “It is a constitutional right, and we’re removing a barrier to that right.”


Personally, I think training should be a reqirement for a CHL, but there doesn't seem to be a problem in the 5 other states, including mine, that allow for permit-less carry, despite the usual voices proclaiming that there will........................?
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