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Obama’s spy master confirmed after 13-hour Senate filibuster

Obama’s spy master confirmed after 13-hour Senate filibuster | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
WSN Staff | Politics, World (#Obama's spy master confirmed after 13-hour Senate filibuster http://t.co/89q0r9T3P9 #JohnBrennan #US)
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Past nuclear threats against the US...NK isn't the only one to threaten the US,Iran does too

Past nuclear threats against the US...NK isn't the only one to threaten the US,Iran does too | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea's overt threat to launch a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the United States is unprecedented in its bluntness. But other nuclear powers, including the United States, have made less explicit threats.
littlebytesnews's insight:

While Iran may not have completed their technology, NK has and their most recent missile test could prove their threats to have some credibility.

 

What will Obama do besides impose more UN sanctions which have proven ineffective already and are also ineffective against Iran, as they continue to trade with Turkey and build up their uranium to build a nuclear bomb.

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Syria rebels demand regime pullback before releasing UN troops--But the UN has no power over Assad

Syria rebels demand regime pullback before releasing UN troops--But the UN has no power over Assad | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
The Philippines said Friday that rebels holding 21 Filipino U.N. peacekeepers near the Golan Heights ...
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Confirmed: The UN Is Drunk

Confirmed: The UN Is Drunk | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
This explains a lot. When the United Nations began renovating its Manhattan headquarters in 2009, one of the first casualties of the construction was the storied Delegate’s Lounge, where for decades
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They've been drunk on Islamist kool-aid, Obama kool-aid and now they are literally drunk...The US needs to defund the UN and save billions of US dollars!

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New Liberal Study By Boston Hospital&Harvard Says States With Strict Gun Laws Have Fewer Shooting Deaths-Doesn't Explain Chicago

New Liberal Study By Boston Hospital&Harvard Says States With Strict Gun Laws Have Fewer Shooting Deaths-Doesn't Explain Chicago | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
BOSTON (Reuters) - States that have more laws restricting gun ownership have lower rates of death from shootings, both suicides and homicides, a study by researchers at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard University found.

Based on data from 2007 through 2010, the study looked at the relationship between the number of restrictions states placed on gun ownership -- from background checks on gun buyers to bans on military-style assault weapons -- and the number of gun-related homicides and suicides reported.

The most likely link between the strictness of a state's gun regulations and the number of shootings was that in states with more restrictive gun control laws, fewer households own guns, the study's lead author, Dr. Eric Fleeger, said on Thursday.

"One of the questions that is always raised in this debate is, 'Do laws make a difference?' There are many people who will try to argue that laws don't make a difference, don't bother passing them, let people do what they want," Fleeger said.

"Our study really suggests the opposite. The states that have taken the time and thought to pass this legislation, we see lower rates of firearms fatalities."

The study determined the strictness of a state's gun regulations by assigning a point value to different rules -- from one point for rules against guns in the workplace to six points for rules regulating how gun dealers may operate. The points for each state were totaled to determine which had the most restrictive gun-control regimes.

The data was compared with federal figures on the number of deaths caused by guns, both homicides and suicides, in each state.

Noting that little academic research is done on the link between firearms and public health in the United States, largely due to restrictions on federal funding for such research, Fleeger said he hoped the findings would influence debate on gun-control laws.

The authors cautioned that their methods did not prove any cause and effect connection between firearms laws and deaths, and that factors including how effectively the laws were enforced could undermine their conclusions.

 

littlebytesnews's insight:

They can come up with their own studies saying whatever they want, but reality says otherwise and so do statistics and cities like Chicago where they have some of the strictest gun laws.

 

Here's another study that says completely the opposite:

http://littlebytesnews.wordpress.com/2013/01/27/around-world-gun-rules-and-results-vary-wildly-where-there-are-more-restrictions-there-is-often-more-crimeless-freedoms/

 

John Lott Jr. wrote a controversial book titled "More Guns, Less Crime" which liberals try to claim has been "debunked” by peer review studies, however….since its publication there have been 29 peer-reviewed national studies by criminologists and economists on the topic. Eighteen of those supported his conclusions, ten found that shall-issue laws had no effect on violent crime and only one claimed an increase; a temporary increase of one single type of crime. http://www.gunlies.com/gl/lott.htm

 

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More stats and info on gun laws:

http://littlebytesnews.wordpress.com/2013/02/12/videogabrielle-giffords-new-anti-gun-ad-lets-get-this-done-and-the-truth-about-gun-statistics/

 

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via Pradheep Shanker8:22 AM  -  ►Gun Issues This is a very important study to read and understand, because I am sure liberals will distort the actual findings, much like the authors of the study did.

The article, which was presented in the Journal of the American Medical Association, tried to correlate gun control laws to gun deaths. The authors conclude there is a correlation in their conclusion...but their own data is mixed. 

What we actually see is the same results as previous studies I have posted.  Gun control does decrease the rate of gun assisted suicides (which is logical, since people will commit suicide with the tools available to them).  

However, the data on gun related homicides is mixed.  First, the authors for some reason exclude the District of Columbia from their analysis...which, obviously skews the data in their favor because DC has the highest rate of firearms homicide rate in the country.  When you include DC, you get an average rate of 4.0 gun homicides per 100,000 in the ten most anti-gun jurisdictions, and a gun homicide rate of 3.5 per 100,000 in the ten jurisdictions with the fewest gun regulations.  This, too, is not statistically significant, but goes to show that the evidence is less than compelling that gun control actually reduces gun related homicides.

Understand these numbers, and these statistics...because the media and liberals will try to distort the results.   

 http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2013/03/new-study-finds-firearms-laws-do-nothing-to-prevent-homicides.php

 

 

 

 

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Ga. backs relaxing gun laws for mentally ill--To protect Veterans&those who voluntarily seek treatment...Agree or Disagree?

Ga. backs relaxing gun laws for mentally ill--To protect Veterans&those who voluntarily seek treatment...Agree or Disagree? | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
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 While some states push to tighten gun control laws after the Connecticut school massacre, lawmakers in gun-friendly Georgia want to ease rules preventing some mentally ill people from getting licenses to carry firearms.

 

Legislators in Georgia's House voted 117-56 on Thursday to allow people who have voluntarily sought inpatient treatment for mental illness or substance abuse to get licenses. The same bill would force officials to check on whether applicants have received involuntary treatment in the past five years before issuing licenses. Georgia also may change its laws to allow people to carry guns in churches, bars and on college campuses, contrary to what's happening elsewhere in the United States. 

 

Law enforcement officials say they now screen people seeking to carry guns against a database with information on involuntary treatment orders, though officials acknowledge it is probably incomplete. Judges can require that people seeking a license authorize the release of treatment records and allow the judge to get a recommendation from treatment providers. Because there is no single clearinghouse for treatment information, judges would have to send waivers to multiple hospitals or treatment centers to get information.

 

Jasperse's bill would require that courts submit involuntary treatment orders to a database, and the legislation would force judges to run those checks before issuing a license to carry a weapon. It would also ban people whom law enforcement officials hear making threats against others in the last five years from carrying weapons. Those represented by guardians or conservators because of mental illness or drug abuse would also be disqualified.

 

 

One prosecutor said he was concerned about the provision because not everyone with serious mental illness is forced to receive treatment, meaning they would be eligible to carry weapons.

"My concern would be there's got to be people who voluntarily seek inpatient treatment who wouldn't be any less dangerous than if they're sent there involuntarily," Cobb County District Attorney Vic Reynolds said Wednesday.

Federal law prohibits giving or selling guns to anyone who judged to be "mentally defective" or those committed to a mental institution. States set their own standards on who can carry weapons. Some states use the same mental health threshold when deciding whether someone should be prohibited from carrying a gun.

Other states like Georgia have gone further. For example, Massachusetts allows authorities to deny people a license to carry if applicants have been confined for mental health treatment, according to a survey by the National Conference of State Legislatures. Mississippi will deny licenses to people who have been committed, voluntary or otherwise, unless a psychiatrist testifies they have been free of mental illness for five years. Texas considers psychiatric hospitalization grounds for being refused to carry a concealed weapon.

The legislation is backed by GeorgiaCarry.Org, a gun owners group that has been more aggressive about expanding rights to carry weapons in Georgia than the National Rifle Association, which supports a more limited slate of changes.

Jerry Henry, executive director of GeorgiaCarry.Org, said the original law was too restrictive and could, for example, deny a license to military veterans voluntarily seeking help for stress-related disorders.

"If he seeks health treatment on his own it should not be held against him," Henry said.

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littlebytesnews's insight:

I don't know if lifting the law on guns for mentally ill is going to prevent more mentally ill from posessing guns, but then again there is already a federal law restricting the mentally ill from owning a weapon but they get them anyways.

 

The issue is identifying, diagnosing and treating the mentally ill before they become a danger to themselves and others. The problem is doing that because current law prevents many from being referred to treatment unless they commit a crime. Then they end up in jail/prison rather than in mental institutes getting the treatment they need. But, if they end up committing crimes where else are we going to put them?? A crime is a crime and mental illness does not excuse their behavior.

 

I can see the point though of protecting veterans rights and others who have not shown evidence of criminal behavior or have not committed any harm to others, who deserve the right to bear arms but were diagnosed with PTSD or anxiety and depression. There needs to be a line drawn somewhere and I say psychosis or past criminal behavior or aggressive behavior and/or threats is one place the line should be drawn. But, then who will define what is criminal behavior and aggressive or threatening behavior??

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TSA Allowed at Least 11 Airport Employees With Criminal Backgrounds To Receive Security Badges-Figures

TSA Allowed at Least 11 Airport Employees With Criminal Backgrounds To Receive Security Badges-Figures | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
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Why not, Obama let ICE release criminal illegal aliens and let's illegals get a free pass into our country..he's above the law, so is his admin and the DHS/TSA.

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Gross: Rep. Gregory Meeks 'honored' to represent US at Chavez funeral

Gross: Rep. Gregory Meeks 'honored' to represent US at Chavez funeral | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
The New York Democrat — who allegedly had shady dealings with Hugo Chavez — will be part of a small U.S. delegation being sent to Venezuela to attend the deceased despot's funeral. Meeks' office ha...
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Heard they were sending a delegation yesterday...I'm sure it will be a group of liberal socialists just like Obama and Chavez to honor socialism and tyranny.

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Weapon used to quell Gitmo disturbance ID’d

Weapon used to quell Gitmo disturbance ID’d | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The weapon used to quell a disturbance at the Guantanamo Bay prison was a modified shotgun that fires a shell packed with small rubber pellets, the Pentagon said Thursday.
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Man Stable After Being Slashed On Midtown Subway Platform -"Assault Subways"

Man Stable After Being Slashed On Midtown Subway Platform -"Assault Subways" | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
Police are hunting for the man who slashed someone on the subway platform at 59th Street and Lexington Avenue.
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They are going to need to ban subways, there have been too many attacks lately...from pushing to slashing passengers...they've become ''assault subways'' LOL

 

Seriously, hope they catch the creep, but you don't stop criminals without self defense and in this case as all other crimes, criminals will break laws.

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Malheureusement, dans les "subway", malgré la sécurité mise en place, des accidents, des agressions ...

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Letter From Holder: The Answer Is No,The President Doesn't Have Authority To Use Drones Against Americans On US Soil

Letter From Holder: The Answer Is No,The President Doesn't Have Authority To Use Drones Against Americans On US Soil | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
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America Live with Megyn Kelly just discussed Obama's drone policy...says Holder issued a one sentence statement saying the President can't kill Americans on US soil, not engaged in combat against America?? However, it is a simple statement on paper....is this actual policy and written in the books?? Does it still open the door if they think that person is an 'imminent threat'?? What took so long to give a simple yes or no answer? It wasn't that hard of a question...now he claims it was an additional question...it is the same question all along..what BS!
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House hearing on global warming postponed ... -Good, what are they planning?

House hearing on global warming postponed ... -Good, what are they planning? | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
Katie LaPotin is a writer for Red Alert Politics. Originally from the City of Brotherly Love, Katie has an extensive background in political campaigning. She has worked on and managed several campaigns at all different levels, ...
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Steven Tyler Is Pushing A Bill That Would Shield Celebrities From Paparazzi

Steven Tyler Is Pushing A Bill That Would Shield Celebrities From Paparazzi | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii state Senate passed the so-called Steven Tyler Act Tuesday, a bill that seeks to protect celebrities from overeager paparazzi by creating a civil violation if people take unwanted photos or videos of others in their...
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If they don't want to be seen in public they can put bags over their faces or wear disguises and other things like Michael Jackson did...that is part of the bad that comes with the good. When you become a celebrity you take that risk of losing much of your personal privacy.

 

Of course celebrities have the convenience of having security surrounding them, unlike people like Casey Anthony and others who are charged with a crime and have to fend for themselves for protection and privacy. This is another reason I would not want to be in the public spotlight as a celebrity nor a politician, if you are going to put yourself out there be prepared for the invasion of privacy, the personal attacks and the harassment from the media. But, when you are in public, the people and the media have the right to take your photo...but not endanger you or your family.

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Sad: 500 lb Lion 'Escaped Cage' Before Killing 26Yro Woman With His Paw&Broke Her Neck

Sad: 500 lb Lion 'Escaped Cage' Before Killing 26Yro Woman With His Paw&Broke Her Neck | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
Dianna Hanson was on the phone in the moments before she was killed by a lion that apparently used its paw to open a cage door.

 

Dianna Hanson's neck was broken almost instantly when the 550lb (250kg) lion swiped her with his paw at a big cat sanctuary in California, said Fresno County Coroner David Hadden.

She had been talking to a colleague on the phone just before she was killed - and Mr Hadden said the co-worker became concerned when the conversation ended abruptly.

Mr Hadden said bite and claw marks found on the 26-year-old's body were inflicted after she was already dead.

She was attacked inside an enclosure at Cat Haven in Dunlap by an African lion which had been raised at the park since it was a cub.

The coroner said it appears the lion - a four-year-old male named Cous Cous - was in a separate cage, but lifted a partially closed door with his paw and then entered the larger enclosure where Ms Hanson was working.

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Cat Haven, about 45 miles east of Fresno in the Sierra Nevada foothills, is a private sanctuary with two lions.

The park - which is home to about two dozen animals and has previously housed tigers, leopards and jaguars - has a good safety record, Lt Spada said.

An inspection by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife in January 2011 found the sanctuary was in "good condition".

Last year, another sanctuary, Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, Florida, said that at least 21 people, including five children, have been killed and 246 mauled by exotic cats in the US since 1990.

Over that period, 254 cats escaped and 143 were killed.

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So tragic, while it is great we have zoos and sanctuaries to keep these animals protected from hunters and rehabilitate them when they are rescued, it is sad when they can't be released into the wild and harm humans.  I guess that is the risk people take working with animals. I wonder how the lion got out and if the lock on the gate wasn't closed as it should have been and who left it open?

Sad she was killed and the lion was shot and both had to die as a result of this tragedy. There should always be someone else nearby to make sure the animals are contained and all gates are locked properly especially when/if backs are turned.

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Suspect in Fatal NY Crash Arrives in Brooklyn to Face Charges After Leaving Young Jewish Parents and Newborn Dead

Suspect in Fatal NY Crash Arrives in Brooklyn to Face Charges After Leaving Young Jewish Parents and Newborn Dead | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
Julio Acevedo, who is expected to be charged with leaving the scene of the accident that killed a couple and, the next day, their newborn son who was delivered after the accident, waived extradition in Pennsylvania and was handed over to the New...

 

The suspect, Julio Acevedo, waived extradition at a brief Thursday morning hearing in Pennsylvania before a Lehigh County judge, and was later handed over to the New York police for the long drive to the 78th Precinct station house in Brooklyn.

 

After initially arresting Mr. Acevedo on felony charges of leaving the scene of the crash that killed the couple from Williamsburg, the police added more felony charges: three counts of criminally negligent homicide and one count of first-degree vehicular manslaughter. The fact that the couple’s son, who was delivered premature immediately after the accident, died a day later allowed the police to add the charge of manslaughter in the first degree.

 

The police added the manslaughter charge because of the boy’s death, but it was unclear whether that charge, more difficult to prove, would be maintained by the Brooklyn district attorney.

 

“The law is, if the baby is born prematurely and the only reason the baby is born is from his actions, and then dies, he caused the death of that child,” said Arthur L. Aidala, a criminal defense lawyer and former assistant Brooklyn district attorney. “All it takes is a breath” from the baby for it to be considered a live birth.

 

As of Thursday evening, Mr. Acevedo was scheduled to return to court in Brooklyn to face charges of leaving the scene of a crash. The Brooklyn district attorney’s office will decide if other charges are warranted as a result of the accident that killed the couple, Raizy and Nathan Glauber.

 

Ellen Borakove, a spokeswoman for the office of the chief medical examiner, said late Thursday that the couple’s child died of “extreme prematurity” because of “blunt force injuries” sustained by Ms. Glauber during the accident.

 

As Mr. Acevedo awaited arraignment late Thursday night, the other driver in the crash spoke publicly for the first time at a news conference arranged by a taxi drivers’ trade association.

Pedro Nuñez Delacruz, a veteran cabdriver, said he had no recollection of the early Sunday morning crash that killed the Glaubers, both 21, who were in his car.

 

“Before the accident, there is nothing I can remember,” he said.

 

The crash occurred just after midnight on Sunday on Kent Avenue as Mr. Delacruz turned from Wilson Street, which has a stop sign at the intersection.

 

“I know the area,” Mr. Delacruz said. “I’ve worked in this area for 10 years. I do this five days a week. Of course I’m going to stop at a stop sign.”

 

The police have said Mr. Acevedo, who did not have a stop sign or light, had been driving a borrowed BMW at “more than 60 miles per hour” when it slammed into the driver’s side of the cab, owned by Mr. Delacruz.

 

Mr. Delacruz, a 32-year-old father of three whose wife is pregnant, said that the death of the family had devastated him. “I’m not good,” he said in Spanish.

 

“There is nothing that he did wrong,” Fernando Mateo, the founder of the New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers, said in a telephone call after the news conference. Mr. Mateo said Mr. Delacruz was in the process of formally transferring his car’s paperwork to a new company, Brooklyn Car Service. On the day of the crash, that paperwork had yet to be processed, meaning the car should not have been sent to pick up passengers, the Taxi and Limousine Commission said.

 

Call logs from Brooklyn Car Service list several pickups by Mr. Delacruz for the company that night, but none after 11:04 p.m.

Mr. Delacruz said he did not pick the Glaubers up on the street, but he did not say what company sent him.

 

Mr. Acevedo, 44, who is unemployed and had a pending court date at the time of the crash on a drunken-driving arrest, told the judge at his extradition hearing in Pennsylvania that he lived with his mother in Brooklyn. He said his last job was maintaining vehicles for a bus company.

littlebytesnews's insight:

I guess he wasn't an illegal immigrant or it hasn't come out yet, but I wonder if he was here on a work visa that expired. But then it says he still lives with his mother and has a history of drunk driving and a criminal record for manslaughter in the 1980's.

 

Related:

http://littlebytesnews.blogspot.com/2013/03/heartbreakingnew-york-couple-die-in-car.html

 

 

 

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Angry North Korea Voids Non-Aggression Pacts with South--So much for sanctions

Angry North Korea Voids Non-Aggression Pacts with South--So much for sanctions | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
North Korea voids non-aggression pacts with South, hours after Security Council adopts tough new sanctions on Pyongyang.
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Does this mean war is coming between NK and SK or will they bomb the US? Or can Obama save the world and give Kim Jung Nut a call and talk basketball like Dennis Rodman said??

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UK: Man quizzed over stabbing 22yro girl to death--If it's not guns it's knives or something else

UK: Man quizzed over stabbing 22yro girl to death--If it's not guns it's knives or something else | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
A 22-year-old man suspected of stabbing to death schoolgirl Christina Edkins on a rush-hour bus in Birmingham remains in custody.
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Criminals will find anything to kill with...this is why laws against self protection/guns are stupid.

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U.S. says U.N. sanctions 'will bite' after North Korea threatens nuclear attack

U.S. says U.N. sanctions 'will bite' after North Korea threatens nuclear attack | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
The U.N. Security Council unanimously passed tougher sanctions against North Korea Thursday targeting the secretive nation's nuclear program.
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Sanctions have failed with Iran and have failed with N Korea, do you think they will work this time?

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'Cannibal Cop' Trial Goes To New York Jury

'Cannibal Cop' Trial Goes To New York Jury | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
Gilberto Valle's defence attorney gives him a hug while prosecutors portray him as a sadistic man who had plans to kill.
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He looks like he likes to eat people.....

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Delusional Pelosi: Obama Has Been 'So Respectful, Given So Much Time' To GOP

Delusional Pelosi: Obama Has Been 'So Respectful, Given So Much Time' To GOP | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
Pelosi: This president has been �so respectful, given so much time� to GOP�s viewsby Erika JohnsenPELOSI: This president has been so respectful, given so much time to the Republicans, to
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She needs to stop the botox injections they are going to her brains...Obama is nothing near respectful of anyone 

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Evacuation order lifted at NORAD HQ After Five Suspicious Packages Found

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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — NORAD headquarters in Colorado were evacuated for about 4 1/2 hours Thursday after employees found five suspicious packages, but the command's control room team was working at a backup location about eight miles...
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Homeless woman used baseball bat to behead church statue--Said She Was Fighting The Devil

Homeless woman used baseball bat to behead church statue--Said She Was Fighting The Devil | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
A statue of St. Michael was beheaded at a Central Florida church by a woman with an aluminum baseball bat, police say.
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Sounds like she needs mental health care fast...over 50% of homeless people are mentally ill, and half of the prison population.

 

Thanks to the ACLU closing mental health institutions, the prison system has become a mental health facility without the training and treatment to care for these people and more criminals are on the streets because families can't refer them for help until/unless they commit a crime.

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Sen. Paul declares 'victory' after Holder offers assurance on drones--fails to define 'combat'

Sen. Paul declares 'victory' after Holder offers assurance on drones--fails to define 'combat' | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
It's one of the few remaining issues that can bring Democrats and Republicans together -- fear of unchecked government drones. Sen.
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But what's definition of 'combat'&what about an 'imminent threat'?

 

Related:

Letter From Holder: The Answer Is No,The President Doesn't Have Authority To Use Drones Against Americans.. http://sco.lt/56Kdv7

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Matt Wilson's curator insight, November 3, 2014 1:03 PM

I think this page needs some debate. I'm here to stir up the pot. Rand Paul is a potential Republican candidate for the 2016 election, and a Senator for Kentucky. Thankfully, Rand Paul believes that United States citizens shouldn't have to worry about their government attacking them with drones. Personally, I think it's ludicrous that this was ever a debate, but hey, that's just a perspective. What do you think? Furthermore, why can't our government attack us, but attack foreign nations across the globe with this technology? 

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The last time there was a filibuster like this the DEMs were trying to stop the Civil Rights Act

The last time there was a filibuster like this  the DEMs were trying to stop the Civil Rights Act | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
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Come on, its PARTY TIME! #filibuster   http://sco.lt/6v1Rkv ;

Strom Thurmond held the longest filibuster at 24 hrs and 18 mins. At the time, he was a Democrat in South Carolina...and he was opposed to the Civil Rights Act of 1957 at the time...[the above tweet says 1964]

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Pretty ridiculous we have to have a fillibuster to find out if the Nobel Peace Prize POTUS supports killing Americans

Pretty ridiculous we have to have a fillibuster to find out if the Nobel Peace Prize POTUS supports killing Americans | Littlebytesnews Current Events | Scoop.it
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Someone needs to check with the Nobel Peace Prize Committee..perhaps his prize needs to be revoked??

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