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Federal trigger-lock mandate

Federal trigger-lock mandate William P. Hoar ITEM: Last year, as noted by the Appleton Post-Crescent (Wis.) for July 19, a bill was signed into law “that required trigger locks on all handguns sold.” The law passed “as part of a larger, misguided measure that gave the gun industry immunity from some types of lawsuits. But […]

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They said it couldn’t be done … Over and over experts in industry and science have argued that further achievement was impossible or that the end was near

They said it couldn’t be done … Over and over experts in industry and science have argued that further achievement was impossible or that the end was near Dennis Behreandt According to energy pessimists, we have reached the age of “peak oil” when production has reached and surpassed its peak. The implication is that supplies […]

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Secret North American forum meeting in Banff, Canada

Secret North American forum meeting in Banff, Canada A secret meeting was held in Banff, Alberta, Canada, in mid-September where North American elites, including several Bush administration officials, planned for further integration of North America. To show just how high-level this meeting was, George Shultz (secretary of state under Reagan, George W. Bush mentor, and […]

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“Solving” the recruitment problem

“Solving” the recruitment problem At the end of April, reported the Financial Times for May 31, “the Army had attracted only 35,926 soldiers toward its goal of 80,000 for the year ending in October. Figures for reserves were even worse: 7,283 towards the target of 22,175.” Major General Michael Rochelle, striving to put the most […]

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recognizing the futility of trying to create instant world government, the Power Elite is trying to implement their global agenda gradually—region by region

Abolishing our nation—step by step: recognizing the futility of trying to create instant world government, the Power Elite is trying to implement their global agenda gradually—region by region Dennis Behreandt Global economic trade policies and regional trade blocs are radically transforming our world. They are rapidly pushing nations toward economic convergence, while simultaneously leading toward […]

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Family feud

Family feud Robert W. Lee On July 13, John Anderson of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was confronted on his front porch by his 21-year-old son, Steve, and Carl Billetdoux, Steve’s 56-year-old roommate. Arming himself with a shotgun, John Anderson told them to leave. Instead, Billetdoux went to a truck, retrieved his own gun, and returned. He pointed […]

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Family failure

Family failure Kurt Williamsen According to the Herald and News (Oregon), on August 5 at about 11:30 a.m., 36-year-old Eddie Valdez, Jr. arrived at his great-uncle’s house in Klamath Falls, behaving erratically–behavior consistent with that of a whacked-out drug user. Valdez stabbed his 80-year-old great-uncle William Hargrove and Hargrove’s friend William Soraham. Valdez then walked […]

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Humans and bears

Humans and bears Robert W. Lee Three recent incidents involving humans and bears underscore the crucial importance of being armed when facing enraged wild animals. The first incident ended in tragedy because the humans were unarmed. Lethal encounter: In early October, Timothy Treadmill and girlfriend Amie Huguenard, both of Malibu, California, were videotaping bears in […]

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What Must Be Done

What Must Be Done William F. Jasper The answer to terrorism lies not in granting police state powers to the federal government but in restoring legitimate internal security measures and ending self-defeating policies. The September 11th attacks showed how vulnerable America has become to assault by determined terrorist groups and how urgent it is to […]

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although the current “war on terror” and the Peloponnesian War in ancient Greece are separated by over 2,400 years, their similarities are striking, instructive, and cautionary

Lessons of the Peloponnesian War: although the current “war on terror” and the Peloponnesian War in ancient Greece are separated by over 2,400 years, their similarities are striking, instructive, and cautionary Joe Wolverton, II Delay not, fellow-allies, but convinced of the necessity of the crisis, and the wisdom of this counsel, vote for the war, […]