→ Can you hear it? Listen, that’s the sound of your electric bill skyrocketing. Must be the change we heard so much about during the last presidential election – Obama’s war on coal hits your electric bill. (Thanks to TN Sam for the link.)
→ Acknowledging the Arrival of Peak Government : Most informed people are familiar with the concept of Peak Oil, but fewer are aware that we’re also entering the era of Peak Government. The central misconception of Peak Oil — that it’s not about “running out of oil,” it’s about running out of cheap, easy-to-access oil — can also be applied to Peak Government.
→ Shotgun hidden in super-soaker : FoxNews: “A California man was arrested after authorities discovered the “Super Soaker” water gun he was wearing around his neck had been turned into a working shotgun.”
→ AR-15 Torture Test : I thought that I read on the internet, somewhere on another survival blog that said the AR-15 was unreliable, had to be handled like a newborn baby and kept super clean or it would jam-up, stop-up and may be even blow-up… Looks pretty reliable to me… :yes:
→ I did not know that : Here is some audio of a high school teacher in North Carolina telling her students that it is illegal to criticize President Obama… you gotta, love the public “education” system…
→ Rough Night… Obama Loses 36 Arkansas Counties to Unknown Democrat – Loses 67 Kentucky Counties to “Uncommitted”.
→ Is George W. Bush smarter than Obummer: President Barack Obama is hailed by his supporters and the mainstream media as one of the most brilliant men ever to hold the office. However, his refusal to release his academic records, his admitted deficiencies as a student, and his frequent factual errors–even in his chosen field of constitutional law–have cast doubt upon his supposed genius. Now, Breitbart News has established that Obama’s grades and Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores may have been even lower than those of his supposedly less capable predecessor, George W. Bush.
→ Smith & Wesson booms as firearms owners fear prez crackdown : Gun sales are booming as buyers arm themselves, partly because they fear President Obama will win re-election this fall and pass tough new gun-control laws, analysts say.
→ More change : Poverty Increasing Among Retirees -Growing numbers of older Americans are spending their retirement years in poverty, according to a recent Employee Benefit Research Institute study.
→ World markets tumble on Greece, China anxiety : World markets plunged Wednesday on renewed anxiety over Greece ahead of a meeting of European leaders, and signs that the Chinese economy is losing steam.
→ Once-Banned Bird Flu Study Suggests Pandemic Threat Is Real : Researchers found the virus could potentially mutate and spread widely among people, but that hasn’t happened so far…