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A Gunman, Recalled as Intelligent and
Shy, Who Left Few Footprints in Life

New York Times, by David M. Halbfinger

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Posted By:Oblio, 12/15/2012 7:08:22 AM

He carried a black briefcase to his 10th-grade honors English class, and sat near the door so he could readily slip in and out. When called upon, he was intelligent, but nervous and fidgety, spitting his words out, as if having to speak up were painful. Pale, tall and scrawny, Adam Lanza walked through high school in Newtown, Conn., with his hands glued to his sides, the pens in the pocket of his short-sleeve, button-down shirts among the few things that his classmates recalled about him.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 12/15/2012 7:29:51 AM     (No. 9066856)

To the NY Times Editorial Board: we ask that President Zero or one of his leftist mignons appear before American television cameras and explain publicly his support for late-term abortion, AKA the murder of hundreds of thousands of innocents.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 12/15/2012 8:17:14 AM     (No. 9066925)

For all the Hollywood liberal twits bleating about fun control, it would be nice if they said something about violent video games. The Columbine killers, Jared Loughner, and this guy were all gamers. We know the type of gun he used, let´s hear the titles of the video games.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Newtsche, 12/15/2012 8:29:07 AM     (No. 9066945)

Mrs. R taught kids this age for decades and is devastated. She speculates about Lanza´s relationship with his mother, a matter of the attention he may or may not have gotten.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: LZK, 12/15/2012 8:31:24 AM     (No. 9066951)

Ah -- yes -- the nyslims selling the gunman who killed 20 innocent babies....

Next article from the slims will be -- he was bullied and an outcast and it´s all society´s fault....

This is a "no spin zone".....

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Reply 5 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 12/15/2012 8:41:37 AM     (No. 9066973)

The fact that he was so socially disconnected sounds like a big, red warning flag to me. It seems to be one familiar trait in all these mass murderers.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: janylou, 12/15/2012 9:02:22 AM     (No. 9067028)

He may have left few footprints but one really big one that stomped the lives out of 27 people.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Jloophole, 12/15/2012 9:07:42 AM     (No. 9067040)

There is no lockdown procedure in the world to safeguard from a person recognizing another person, thinking its simply someone´s son,and buzzing them in. I read that the principal let him in. Are we at the point where our schools are going to be like courthouses?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: zeldafitzg, 12/15/2012 9:12:21 AM     (No. 9067052)

This horrible, unspeakable, tragic event that will never be forgotten astounds us as we learn about the killer.

While I can´t sympathize with him, I do want to point out to my fellow L-dotters that many with autism (or asperger´s, although I know less about it) are loving people who value their family and are no more dangerous than anyone else.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: jorgecito, 12/15/2012 9:17:30 AM     (No. 9067063)

#5, some perpetrators of mass shootings seem to have been born bad. They were sociopathic practically from toddlerhood. Eric Harris of Columbine infamy comes to mind.

Others seem to belong to a different type -- they were not bad little kids, but somewhere over the course of childhood, they became deeply emotionally disturbed. Dylan Klebold and Adam Lanza seem to be this type.

There isn´t much we can do about the first group, the born sociopaths. But the latter group is worth studying, to try to see where their lives went wrong. I think a study would probably show common threads that have mainly to do with family dynamics and lack of attachment.

This is not to take blame away from the latter group, or to say that what they did wasn´t evil. It was evil. The question is, how did they get to that point.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: balogreene, 12/15/2012 9:22:57 AM     (No. 9067078)

I do know something about Asperger´s. People you may have heard of who exhibit Aspy traits include Bill Gates and Einstein. They have fairly common Aspy personalities. It rarely interferes with leading a semi-normal life.

There might have been another issue, probably was, but don´t go away blaming this on Asperger´s or autism.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: donnaclaire, 12/15/2012 9:23:28 AM     (No. 9067081)

I can´t recall a more heartbreaking story. Not feeling too charitable toward this monstrous killer. I don´t want to hear he "suffered" from this or that problem or disease. What total innocence and sweetness he targeted - and with calculation. And he completely destroyed the families whose loved ones were murdered. He deserves to burn in hell and hope he does.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: oh-heck, 12/15/2012 9:24:05 AM     (No. 9067083)

When it was revealed that both mother and father were teachers, I began to wonder whether this was some sort of jealousy based reaction where the gunman felt that some of the school children got more attention than he had both as a son and as a misfit student. For the killing to start with the mother lends credence. Rage seems to be directed at teachers, jealousy only at some of the students. He made a larger dent in the teacher population than in that of the students.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Red Jeep, 12/15/2012 9:32:30 AM     (No. 9067107)

I don´t want to know the murderer´s name or that much about him..

There is one thing we can do to try to prevent these killings in the future. Once the murderer is dead, never ever mention his name in the MSM or history books ever again.

Deny the murder infamy or in the murderer´s mind, fame. If this is done future would be murderers might not act on their mental illnesses if they know they will not be remembered.

Even if making dead murderers like this nameless doesn´t work, it is the way it should be. The victims names will unfortunately not remembered. The murder´s name should not be remembered either.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: owl, 12/15/2012 9:37:33 AM     (No. 9067125)

Just wondering if the socialists who voted for the Zero and would like to see him dictator , how far they´ll try and push more gun control with this latest incident . Fast & furious has been kept in the closet , but they know that monster could get out .

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Reply 15 - Posted by: provide, 12/15/2012 9:53:30 AM     (No. 9067175)

Of course there is the ever popular Lefty Media phrase, "...and he always had a ready smile for everyone."

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Reply 16 - Posted by: RancherJack, 12/15/2012 10:04:53 AM     (No. 9067206)

I will bet the deed to our Ranch

SSRIs were in this kid´s bloodstream. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, the designation for a class of antidepressants.

SSRIs are 90%+ fluoride. Ann Blake Tracy, Ph.D., author of Prozac: Panacea or Pandora?, has been studying the violent, dark side of SSRI drugs for ten years. She has researched 32 murder/suicides that involved women and their children. By interviewing their families and studying autopsy reports, news accounts and medical histories, she has determined that in 24 of these 32 cases, the women were taking Prozac or another SSRI.

Guess what? Last count nearly 120 million Americans take an SSRI every day.

And in the last law enforcement study of this phenomenon, 31 of 32 mass shooters were on some form of SSRIs.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: montanabound, 12/15/2012 10:05:33 AM     (No. 9067208)

There was a lot of incorrect information yesterday. According to Fox this morning, he was not buzzed in. He broke the glass. His mother was not on the staff of the school. His father is not a teacher. I saw a report elsewhere that he is an executive at GE. The media got most details wrong yesterday.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: killerbee, 12/15/2012 10:36:14 AM     (No. 9067268)

Like above posters I worry about the media´s spin on Aspergers/Autism. My son is on the spectrum and he´s going to have a tough enough climb in life without people assuming he´s likely to become violent and/or homicidal.

Which all comes down to what some Autism charities want (you have to be careful who you give to). They want to identify a gene so babies who might end up on the spectrum are killed in the womb. To prevent the chance of something like this happening. Ironic, no?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: jackburton, 12/15/2012 10:46:41 AM     (No. 9067286)

I wonder what movies or shows he watched. Did he have one of those blogs or web pages like the Columbine killers (or so many of the muslims jihadis)? Did he talk to anyone?

The parents seem to have been well armed...

Anything about him going to church? Or was he raised without that stupid, traditional moral instruction.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 12/15/2012 10:46:53 AM     (No. 9067289)

#17, would not surprise me... [as someone who buys her toothpaste without fluoride].

Mark Levin had on a researcher and author yesterday who said when ppl do this type of evil, their goal is suicide and notoriety, taking the most number of ppl with them...

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Reply 21 - Posted by: P51DMustang, 12/15/2012 11:04:37 AM     (No. 9067335)

Folks, it’s easy to demonize a vile creature like this one, it takes the responsibility for the brokenness of our national public school systems off of us and places the blame on him…how convenient. How many of us have showed up at the school board meetings and looked at the text books now used in our schools, or weather US History and Government is still being taught according to history and our beloved constitution? How many Public Schools still say the Pledge of Allegiance to the United States… every day before class? Ask yourselves, why is the Bible not our standard text for public education? It’s in our Federalist Papers, and supported by our constitution. The Bible is to be a source for reading, writing, right minded thinking for our children and a public education construct, put there by Mr. Jefferson.

Yes by a whim of the Warren Court, with no basis or legal precedence, was remove by a treatise for separation of church and state.

Adam Lanza pulled the trigger and God will judge him, and perhaps now that all our personal standing records can be obtained by Mr. Holder, U.S.A. AGI, or any worldwide government on demand, they will prevent these random acts of terrorism now.....or, perhaps we will become a part of our own rescue and fix what is broken?


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Reply 22 - Posted by: Italiano, 12/15/2012 11:16:51 AM     (No. 9067366)

Good Lord, millions of kids play those first-person shooter "violent" video games. That´s like blaming kids who hunt or target shoot with their Dads.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: jond, 12/15/2012 11:20:12 AM     (No. 9067373)

Taken in toto, what # 17 says is this:
Many Americans are diagnosed (with varying degrees of accuracy) as having mental health issues. Of those, 120 million are treated with SSRIs.

There are some cases where the SSRIs are ineffective, and there may be some cases where they make the condition much worse or have side effects.

Not unlike many prescription drugs on the market.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: chicodon, 12/15/2012 11:23:12 AM     (No. 9067380)

As usual, we will have to wait at least a week to get anywhere near the truth. George Zimmerman even took longer. The media has been batting 1000 so far in getting the facts wrong. The first week is usually spent emotionally reporting rumor.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: jackburton, 12/15/2012 11:43:17 AM     (No. 9067420)

Would like to know more about the parents... and how clueless they must have been to not recognize a problem in their son and keep their arms locked up.

BTW, loved #1´s comment. It´s ´minions´. ´Mignon´ is an adjective for cute or pretty and petite. Filet mignon, for example. It was not intended, I know, but labelling the liberal camp followers and petite cuties was a welcome chuckle.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Sfacheem, 12/15/2012 11:46:00 AM     (No. 9067425)

NY Times Dictionary:

Psycho Killer:
an intelligent shy person who leaves few footprints in life.



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Reply 27 - Posted by: Illinois Resident, 12/15/2012 12:24:17 PM     (No. 9067487)

I cannot believe the media and the misinformation that they gave out all day. On CBS (the worst national news on radio) they said the shooter was named Ryan. I was shocked when I turned on FoxNews later and heard the shooter was named Adam. We certainly cannot trust anything we hear from the mainstream media and why does the president have to "say" anything? We can "trust" this president to make it a political move to make himself look respectable.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 12/15/2012 12:39:13 PM     (No. 9067514)

Social misfit. Check. Obsessed with video games. Check. Pale and scrawny. Check. Obama voter? More than likely.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Avogadra, 12/15/2012 12:54:28 PM     (No. 9067557)

#17 seems to have an issue with SSRIs. Perhaps he does not realize that correlation does not equal causation.

I took SSRIs for many years. I am not a mass murderer. I have not killed my children. But, along with God´s grace, SSRIs did keep me from killing myself. Because of SSRIs, I am here to type this comment and to let people know that SSRIs are a blessing for people who need them.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 12/15/2012 1:15:22 PM     (No. 9067586)

#14´s post is wise. The one thing I´ve yet to hear from any media outlet is the role media plays in these events. I´m not referring to video games, movies, or TV, but rather to the news. The news media publicizes these events, thereby increasing the social awareness and emotional intensity associated with murderous acts. This has two negative consequences. First, it generates an emotional catharsis amongst otherwise reasonable people that can be exploited in unreasonable ways--e.g. guns were involved in killing children and therefore guns are the problem and banning guns will solve it. Second, it puts dangerous ideas into unhealthy minds. Behaviors that are heavily publicized become more likely, particularly amongst the mentally ill, who are more susceptible to media influence. Some things were once unheard of. Now we are hearing entirely too much.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: valinva, 12/15/2012 1:20:00 PM     (No. 9067626)

Look up Dr Aspergers writings about autism. He noticed certain things in common among some of his young patients. Prominent was the inability to show empathy for any other. Most Asperger patients will not become mass murderers. This one obviously did. He did not snap. He had a personality disorder that was most likely genetic. Everyone saw that he was unable to fit in to a normal society. Friends from junior high said he always talked about blowing things up. People with Aspergers commonly become overly fascinated with a subject and will spend all of their time talking and learning about it. They also many times suffer from severe depression in their adult lives. did anyone do anything to check this kid out when he got into an altercation at the school a week or so earlier? Just like the young man in Aurora, there were signs but did anyone pay attention?

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Gagolfer, 12/15/2012 1:21:47 PM     (No. 9067645)

29, CBS and all media including FoxNews gave the shooter´s name as Ryan at first because that is the name CT State Police gave them. It wasn´t till much later that the police corrected themselves and said Ryan was the ID on the shooter but it was his brother´s ID and the shooter´s name was Adam. ALL media gave the name as Ryan Lanza because that was what the police had officially said.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: erasmusrotten, 12/15/2012 1:52:36 PM     (No. 9067695)

the British media is offering a motive for the killings..so they beat our media one more time.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: larryp, 12/15/2012 2:22:52 PM     (No. 9067747)

How does this guy the reporter know all this stuff on this kid unless he was known already. and Like Obitualries, these descriptive artcles are already written.
"Here, David. Write up an after-the-fact
"killer-I-have known" article on this kid."
I think there is programming going on and it is hiding in plain sight -subliminal messages on these computer games...
I hope the police check his hands to see if the murderer scum fired the weapons himself.
And no auto weapon was used. It was in the car.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 12/15/2012 2:42:28 PM     (No. 9067784)

Instead of more gun laws how about a fewer misguided privacy laws about medical records. The fact is that by definition the mentally ill cannot determine on their own what is in their best interests. They often believe those who are actually trying to help are the problem.

In the Aurora incident the psychiatrist was hamstrung by the privacy laws as soon as the shooter dropped put of school. In other cases parents have been cut off from vital information once a troubled child attains legal age.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 12/15/2012 2:57:52 PM     (No. 9067803)

This young man never had a happy day in his life. He could not fit in anywhere, answering a question in school was an ordeal, he was laughed at, he was not capable of love and could not take comfort from being loved. It might have been a blessing if he had been retarded but he was extremely intelligent. He knew his defects and he was a walking time bomb ready to exsplode whenever he reached the point where he could not stand it any more.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: smcchk, 12/15/2012 3:40:24 PM     (No. 9067864)

#38, thank you for the description of this young man. I don´t know how he looked in the faces of children and killed them. But I also know that some people, because of mental handicaps, are trapped in lives of loneliness and despair that we can hardly imagine. Never being able to connect with someone, never being able to have a friend, never being able to communicate your feelings. It´s no excuse but it´s a reason that they hate the world. And our society´s answer is, usually, take these antidepressants and good luck.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Bla Bla, 12/15/2012 5:16:44 PM     (No. 9067987)

re #10 -- Sociopaths are not born, they are made. DNA can account for a Type-A personality, but it is abuse &/or neglect that causes a baby/toddler to not realize their own humanity & be in touch with their own soul. It is this vital connection that causes a conscience to develop.

Eye contact with the mother is thought to be a huge factor, but there are others. Borderline Personalities are all around us because of this. Type A´s tend to be more violent but not always. Quiet types can explode in rage because they stuff too much down.

What I find disturbing is that his parents left a gun within his reach. Friends/family members thought it was him the moment they heard of the shooting, so they must´ve known he couldn´t be trusted with something so final as a gun. Don´t know if he has an official mental illness documented, but this seems irresponsible. Violent video games & movies DO affect these types & should be avoided as well.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 12/15/2012 7:16:14 PM     (No. 9068130)

I have no desire to hear anything about this person, who should remain unnamed and unmentioned. The glorification and dissection of this filth is what motivates others to kill for notoriety.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 12/15/2012 7:19:48 PM     (No. 9068133)

I was traveling on business and just now catching up on this. Aside from the instant media frenzy and wall to wall prattle, some thoughts:

the most precious thing on the planet is and always will be our children. if you don´t believe in the Creator, it is never too late to start. these kids are now in a higher place of eternal peace.

once again, it is up to us now to separate ourselves from the godless society we have and restore the values we once had as a nation. i have heard more times than i can stand that guns dont kill people; people kill people.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 12/15/2012 7:22:12 PM     (No. 9068137)

We may never learn the truth about this killer´s motives. He is dead, his mother is dead, and his father was divorced from the mother, so there are probably hard feelings there. He has every reason to place any "blame" on his former, now deceased, wife.

It was reported on CBS News tonight that Nancy Lanza owned all those guns for protection because she feared an economic collapse. In that fear, she has lots of company.

Whatever her motivation, she should have secured the guns so the obviously disturbed young man could not access them.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Stopstoreload, 12/16/2012 2:16:03 PM     (No. 9069381)

I wonder if having a high verbal and math ability can exist witout being intelligent. What kind of intelligent person would reach these warped decisions?

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Posted By: Oblio- 3/12/2013 7:28:03 AM     Post Reply
I hope I´m not too late to the fight.Last week, freshman Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) held an old-fashioned filibuster against the nomination of John Brennan to head the CIA. Paul´s stated reason for taking to the floor and talking for 13 hours was that the Obama administration wouldn´t give him a straight answer on the question of whether the president can unilaterally order the killing of American citizens on American soil with "lethal force, such as a drone strike … and without trial."

No, 80 Percent of NYC High School
Graduates Are Not Illiterate
New York Magazine, by Adam Martin    Original Article
Posted By: Oblio- 3/9/2013 1:10:10 PM     Post Reply
An unfortunate story on CBS New York Thursday carried this headline: "Officials: 80 Percent Of Recent NYC High School Graduates Cannot Read." It´s a shocker, but it´s also untrue. And to make things worse, the story that followed was riddled with typos. According to the New York Post, which reported the same story earlier on Thursday, "79.3 percent of city public-school grads who went to CUNY’s six two-year colleges arrived without having mastered the basics" of reading, writing, and math, and had to take non-credit remedial classes to catch up.



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Meet the Clinton shoe-thrower
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NBC Universal, by Emma Margolin    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/12/2014 5:03:17 PM     Post Reply
Who throws a shoe? Honestly! That would be 36-year-old Alison Ernst of Phoenix, Arizona, who was charged Thursday night with disorderly conduct by the Las Vegas Police Department after allegedly throwing a shoe at former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. According to NBC News, who spoke with a Secret Service official, the U.S. Attorney’s office has declined federal prosecution. Ernst was wearing shoes on Thursday night when she attended a speech Clinton was giving in Las Vegas, but apparently brought an extra one specifically to throw at the former secretary of state. The official said the incident appeared to be “premeditated.”

Nevada Cattle Rancher Wins
´Range War´ With Feds

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ABC News, by Liz Fields    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/12/2014 3:33:27 PM     Post Reply
A Nevada cattle rancher appears to have won his week-long battle with the federal government over a controversial cattle roundup that had led to the arrest of several protesters. Cliven Bundy went head to head with the Bureau of Land Management over the removal of hundreds of his cattle from federal land, where the government said they were grazing illegally. Bundy claims his herd of roughly 900 cattle have grazed on the land along the riverbed near Bunkerville, 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas, since 1870 and threatened a "range war" against the BLM on the Bundy Ranch website after one of

Barbara Boxer Says Keystone
Pipeline a Cancer Risk

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Breitbart California, by William Bigelow    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/12/2014 6:54:45 PM     Post Reply
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) is now accusing the Keystone pipeline of being a cancer risk. Her first point was that the pipeline “will bring 830,000 barrels of dirty tar sands oil into our nation every day.” She then segued to point #2 by asserting that the heavy tar sands oil will put people who live near refineries at risk for cancer: Significantly higher levels of dangerous air pollutants and carcinogens have been documented downwind from tar sands refineries, and in these areas people are suffering higher rates of the types of cancers linked to these toxic chemicals, including leukemia and

Why The Feds Chickened Out
On A Nevada Ranch

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Townhall, by Kevin McCullough    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 4/13/2014 11:55:18 AM     Post Reply
Let me obliterate a bit of confusion here: the Obama administration attempted to go to war with a rancher in Nevada. Let me amplify a little bit of truth: They tucked tail and have returned home. And let me add a bit of clarity: they had no choice! As the nation began to become familiar with the plight of the family of Cliven Bundy, many of us harkened back to another standoff in which the Federal government attempted to bully it´s outcome: Waco, Texas and the Branch Davidian massacre. It is telling that in the Nevada case the feds pulled out so

Why Hillary v. Jeb Would
Be Great for America

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Daily Beast, by Mark McKinnon    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/13/2014 6:11:32 PM     Post Reply
They’re both qualified, respectful of each other (shocker!), and represent the vast majority of middle America. So what’s not to like about another Clinton/Bush race for 2016? When you mention the prospect of Clinton vs. Bush 2016 a funny thing happens. First, there is the reflexive response: "Oh no, not again. We don´t need more dynastic politics in this country." But upon further reflection, you realize Jeb Bush vs. Hillary Clinton would be a great race and actually good for the country. Let´s review. QUALIFICATIONS—THEY’VE BOTH GOT THEM. Barack Obama won the presidency because in an election where the premium was on change, it mattered little

The world must shift to solar and wind
power rapidly to avoid catastrophic global
warming, say UN scientists in major report

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Daily Mail (U.K.), by Ben Spencer    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/13/2014 7:15:31 PM     Post Reply
A rapid shift to wind and solar power is needed if the world is to avoid catastrophic global warming, the United Nations warns in a crucial report today. Emissions of greenhouse gases need to be cut by up to 70 per cent before 2050 to control climate change, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says. ‘Large-scale changes in energy systems’ are required, with coal power stations to be switched off and replaced by wind and solar. And the transformation needs to be made in the next 15 years or controlling climate change will become increasingly harder and more expensive. The report was published

Nevada GOP removes social issues from platform,
moves ahead with pre-primary endorsements

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Associated Press, by Sandra Chereb    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/13/2014 3:48:58 PM     Post Reply
LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Republican Party stripped opposition to abortion and gay marriage from its platform Saturday as state convention delegates instead focused on judging fellow Republicans on their worthiness to serve in office and adherence to GOP values. The platform, with few changes, was adopted overwhelmingly as the Las Vegas convention stretched late into the evening. The vote mirrors that of the Clark County GOP, which voted earlier to remove platform language defining marriage as between a man and a woman and statements opposing abortion. Many Republicans are re-evaluating their strong stances on conservative social issues as public

Goodbye tea party, hello big tent
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Washington Post, by Jennifer Rubin    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/13/2014 5:08:01 AM     Post Reply
Say what you will about Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), but they know a train wreck when they see it. They also know when to separate themselves from the cranks and the losers on the right. Although both supported the shutdown and were heartily supported by tea party groups in their own Senate races, neither one has endorsed Matt Bevin in Kentucky, Milton Wolf in Kansas or Chris McDaniel in Mississippi. In fact, Cruz’s office confirms he hasn’t endorsed anyone in the primaries. He may weigh in after the primaries. Rand Paul has endorsed two very establishment

Video: Flash mob of women steal
$20,000 worth of sunglasses
from California store

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New York Daily News, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/13/2014 10:50:38 AM     Post Reply
A brazen flash mob has been caught on camera storming a California store and making off with $20,000 worth of sunglasses. Surveillance footage shows eight women piling into a Sunglass Hut and crowding around display cases. Shielding workers from what they´re doing, they quickly stuff dozens of fashion specs into their bags. A store clerk pleads with them to stop, before running out of the shot to get help and dial 911. The thieves then all bolt outside and escape in a waiting SUV. The incident occurred at the Valencia Town Center mall, in Santa Clarita, at 3 p.m. on

Brit Hume: Obama, Holder
‘Benefited Enormously’ From
Being African American

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Mediaite, by Evan McMurry    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/13/2014 9:14:46 PM     Post Reply
On Fox News Sunday, political analyst Brit Hume said that Eric Holder’s claim that his treatment at the hands of Representative Louie Gohmert (R-TX) at a House hearing this week was unprecedented toward an Attorney General, made him a “crybaby,” and that he and President Barack Obama had in fact benefited “enormously” from being the first African Americans in their respective positions. “This strikes me as kinda crybaby stuff from Holder,” Hume said. “My sense about this is both Eric Holder and Barack Obama have benefited politically enormously from the fact that they are African American and the first to

Democrat Center Folds
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American Thinker, by Clarice Feldman    Original Article
Posted By: real fifi- 4/13/2014 7:44:30 AM     Post Reply
It’s hardly been a secret that in recent years the moderate center of the Democrat party has been driven away and what remains is a conglomeration of disparate blocs which, to date, the party has been able to treat as if there were no conflicting interests between them. As the midterm elections approach and the administration’s incompetence, along with the distaste for the president’s signature ObamaCare legislation, drive the party’s chances down further, the make-believe coalition of opposites may well crumble if the opposition doesn’t blow it. Democrats hope to retain control of the Senate and recapture the House by driving

Victory for Nevada´s last rancher!
Federal government backs down and
says it will NOT try to seize cattle from
cowboy at the centre of armed showdown

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Daily Mail [UK], by Ryan Gorman*    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/12/2014 2:34:02 PM     Post Reply
The last rancher in southern Nevada has won his battle to graze cows on public land after a week-long stand off with federal agents. The Bureau of Land Management today said it would stop trying to seize the cattle of Cliven Bundy after armed militia members today continuing to gather in Nevada in a confrontation with federal agents. BLM Director Neil Kornze said: ´Based on information about conditions on the ground, and in consultation with law enforcement, we have made a decision to conclude the cattle gather because of our serious concern about the safety of employees and members of


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