The Word From the Trenches – August 22, 2014

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Another Example Of A No Tollerence Antis, This Time In Charlottesville VA

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Covington VA --( Here is a video of yet another intolerant, anti-liberty bigot showing the ever-present flash-temper of her ilk.

You know, if I see somebody doing something that I don’t like or disagree with, I just suck it up and go back to minding my own business.  But the antis are simply not capable of either minding their own business or keeping their ever-present tempers in check.   Continue reading

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University newspaper changes name because current one deemed too violent

The long-serving UMW student newspaper, the Bullet, is facing a renaming because its current one "propagated violence and did not honor our school’s history in a sensitive manner." (Photo: Facebook) – by Chris Eger

The Bullet, the student-published news organ of theUniversity of Mary Washington since 1922, is changing its name in an effort to be more sensitive to violence.

After 96 years, the internal board of the publication recently announced that the 10-page paper would soon be re-branded The Blue and Gray Press as a more benign tribute to the student colors and campus history.   Continue reading

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New Orleans man protects wife, three young girls during attempted armed robbery

One neighbor told reporters that one of the girls could be seen leaving the house and crying after officers arrived. (Photo: The Times-Picayune) – by Jennifer Cruz

A robbery suspect was fatally shot after attempting to rob a New Orleans couple in their own yard late Wednesday night, before forcing them inside their home where the husband was able to retrieve his handgun and protect his family.

Local media reported the couple, whose names have not been made public, were sitting outside on a patio behind their home about 10 o’clock when they were approached by the suspect who was wearing a mask and armed with a gun.

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Crickets From Amnesty Activists In August

Breitbart – by Caroline May

With their proposals defeated in Congress for now, pro-amnesty activists have dropped off the radar while President Obama considers a major executive action that Republicans have warned could precipitate a constitutional crisis.

August recess town halls have also been relatively quiet, devoid of reports of pro-amnesty demonstrations. The border crisis has dominated many such events, with lawmakers taking tough questions from constituents, but few have dealt with protests when they make themselves available to constituents.     Continue reading

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Colorado Law Enforcement Agencies Obtain Unwanted Military Equipment

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DENVER (CBS4) – The conflict in Ferguson, Mo., where an unarmed teen was shot by police has raised the issue whether police agencies are becoming too militarized. And records show several Colorado law enforcement agencies have an array of equipment that the military no longer needs.

CBS4 Investigator Rick Sallinger looked at what local agencies have gotten and how they’re using it.

Rather than throw it away, the Department of Defense gives items they no longer need away to local police agencies. But the trouble in Missouri has raised questions whether militarization has gone too far.   Continue reading

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Ferguson Prosecutor Says No Charge Decision Until October

So are they going to drag this whole event out until October then? Pathetic.

Bloomberg – by Tim Bross

The Missouri grand jury that began considering evidence today in the police killing of an unarmed man won’t decide whether to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson until October “at the earliest,” a spokesman for the local prosecutor said.   Continue reading

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Rick Perry: There Is ‘A Very Real Possibility’ ISIS Forces Have Crossed US-Mexican Border

AP579316955484Business Insider – by Colin Campbell

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) believes the jihadist group the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS or ISIL) may have already sent militants across the U.S.-Mexican border.

Perry was directly asked about this prospect Thursday afternoon after he gave a border-security speech at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank. Perry, a potential 2016 presidential candidate who spent much of the speech castigating ISIS after the group brutally executed an American journalist earlier this week, said there was “a very real” risk they were already inside the U.S.   Continue reading

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UN: death toll from Syrian civil war tops 191,000

Yahoo News – by John Heilprin

GENEVA (AP) — The death toll from three years of Syria’s civil war has risen to more than 191,000 people, the United Nations reported Friday.

The figure, covering the period from March 2011 to April 2014, is the first issued by the U.N.’s human rights office since July 2013, when it documented more than 100,000 killed.   Continue reading

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Ominous Tweet Connects ISIS Threat In Chicago

(Credit: Twitter)CBS Chicago – by John Dodge

CHICAGO (CBS) — Is the same radical group that executed a U.S. journalist this week making threats in Chicago?

An ominous post on Twitter, purportedly from somebody connected with Islamic State, shows a photo of the Old Republic Building, 307 N. Michigan Ave. and the White House.   Continue reading

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U.S. General Says Raiding Syria Is Key to Halting ISIS


WASHINGTON — The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria cannot be defeated unless the United States or its partners take on the Sunni militants in Syria, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Thursday.

“This is an organization that has an apocalyptic end-of-days strategic vision that will eventually have to be defeated,” said the chairman, Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, in his most expansive public remarks on the crisis since American airstrikes began in Iraq. “Can they be defeated without addressing that part of the organization that resides in Syria? The answer is no.”   Continue reading

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These 10 Big Companies Control Just About Everything You Eat

These 10 Big Companies Control Just About Everything You EatOff the Grid News – by Kimberlee Hertzer

Like a competitive game of Monopoly, big corporations are snatching up all the food companies, meaning that out of the thousands of products on your grocery store shelf, 90 percent of them are owned by 10 companies. Yes – just 10 companies.

Business Insider recently published a graphic that showed how these corporations control nearly everything we buy at the grocery store.   Continue reading

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Kurds Send All-Female Soldiers To Fight ISIS, The Reason Why is Hilarious

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Kurdish women are bad-ass. You’ll never guess why they’re the ones on the frontline’s against ISIS. Check this out…

The Kurds have adopted a rather unique strategy for not only eliminating their targets, but also humiliating them along the way.

According to WZ, Kurds are deploying whole units comprised of female fighters to the front line, which has boosted their recruitment numbers, and given them a psychological edge over ISIS. One female fighter explained why the Kurds have decided to put women in the thick of the battle, and it’s sure to make radical Islamists go crazy.   Continue reading

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SilencerCo, Noveske and Aimpoint Give Away Dream Rifle

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WEST VALLEY CITY, UTAH –  -( Following up the wildly successful first installment of its new Find Your Range video series, leading firearm suppressor manufacturer SilencerCo announced today it will be giving away a fully-loaded Noveske rifle.

The prize, a complete 8” GEN III chambered in 300 BLK, also touts SilencerCo’s revolutionary Saker 762 suppressor and an Aimpoint T-1 2MOA red dot sight.   Continue reading

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Homeland Security ‘Partnered With’ UN Migration Organization, Triggered Border Crisis

Freedom Outpost – by James Franklin

Even the mainstream media can no longer ignore US Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) refusal to follow or enforce federal law.

ICE and US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) have become possibly the world’s largest human trafficking organization, using buses and commercial airlines to openly transport illegal aliens all over the United States; even as far away as Alaska, Hawaii, and the Virgin Islands.   Continue reading

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Tampa Florida Police dump quadriplegic from wheelchair

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SWAT team responds to college staff member carrying umbrella

California State University San Marcos faculty member and umbrella owner Bill Craig surrendering to a police response team with an apparent cargo-short load out. (Photo: ABC 10) – by Chris Eger

A SWAT team on the campus of California State University San Marcos surrounded a staff member equipped with protective rain gear this week.

The incident, which occurred early Wednesday morning, was prompted by a call to the San Diego County Sheriff’s office of a bald white male, wearing a black shirt and jeans and walking across campus carrying a rifle. This resulted in a shelter-in place order for some 400 staff and students going through orientation before the start of the fall session. Rapidly, facility and classmates banded together to barricade doors with tables and chairs, expecting the worst.   Continue reading

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AK-74: Fast Assembly & Disassembly In Russian School

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Engineers create the first unstealable bike

ZME Science – by Mihai Andrei

Depending on where you live, bike stealing can be a distant threat or a constant worry, but in most parts of the world, people would rather be safe than sorry, tying their bikes to trees or fences or whatever they could find. But that may very well change in the near future: three engineers from Chile have developed a bike which they claim is impossible to steal.

The Yerka Project is a currently a prototype which runs around and shows the frame of the bike unlatching so that, along with the seat post, the bike frame itself can close around a stationary object. Basically, the frame of the bike itself becomes the lock. If you want to break the lock, you have to break the bike – so there’s no point in stealing it whatsoever. From what I can see from the video they published, it takes about 30 seconds to tie it up, so it’s not a drag either.   Continue reading

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Gun charges dropped against Vancouver man using ‘Joe Biden Defense’

It's unclear if Jeffery Barton would have been in less trouble had he forgone Vice President Joe Biden's advice and fired an AR-15, or other semi-automatic weapon, instead. (Photo: The Columbian) – by Jennifer Cruz

A Clark County prosecutor dismissed firearm-related charges against a Vancouver, Washington, man following an incident in July when he fired a shotgun into the air in an attempt to scare off prowlers he caught on his property and who he suspected were breaking into cars, The Colombian reported.

Jeffrey Barton was originally charged with illegal aiming or discharging a firearm because he fired the shots from within a county-designated no-shooting zone. But Barton made headlines after placing the blame on advice given by the vice president.   Continue reading

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