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New York Gun Owners Burn Registration Cards

By Onan Coca/ 19 March 2014

'In an awesome act of Civil Disobedience, hundreds of New Yorkers gathered together to protest the NY SAFE Act by burning their gun registration forms.

Folks, it’s time to wake up.

Afghanistan and Elkhart, Indiana The Twin Frauds of Obama

By PAUL CRAIG ROBERTS
http://www.counterpunch.org/roberts12042009.html
Goldman Sachs senior executives are arming themselves with New York gun permits, according to Alice Schroeder on Bloomberg.com. The banksters “are now equipped to defend themselves if there is a populist uprising against the bank.”
http://groups.google.com/group/soldiersofsolidarity/browse_thread/thread...

Toledo's 'Blade' Offering $1 Subscriptions To Unemployed

Smart or Stupid?
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NEW YORK The Blade of Toledo, Ohio, is offering a new approach to helping the local unemployed, offering a three-month subscription for $1 to anyone currently out of a job.

"More than one out of every ten residents in Lucas County is unemployed," the paper stated in an announcement. "The Blade has hundreds of job listings in its classifieds section every day. The newspaper wants to bring the two sides together."

http://www.editorandpublisher.com/eandp/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_con...

Also see:

Paul A. Volcker Interview by Charlie Rose (Sept 29)

Paul A. Volcker interview by Charlie Rose on the economy.

http://www.charlierose.com/view/interview/10631

Marcy has time for movie premeirs but no time to meet us

Marcy has attended at least two movie premieres, but there has been zero town hall meetings with constituents. Well, there was one phone conference where she gave the selected people who she decided to call a few minutes to decide if they want to participate. Nevermind.

Anyways, she was in the Big Apple and the Motor City on the red carpet. She is almost as famous as Joe the Plumber now.

'Capitalism' Comes to New York
http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/09/22/capitalism-comes-to-new-york/

Another report, probably not the same as the NY one:

Drug company sues Blade's sister paper in Pittsburgh over 'sensational and misleading' articles

Factual inacuracies under JRB's watch? Tell me it ain't so.
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NEW YORK, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Generic drugmaker Mylan Inc has sued the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette newspaper over what it called 'sensational and misleading' articles concerning quality controls at one of its main manufacturing plants.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the West Virginia plant last week after an inspection prompted by the newspaper's reporting.

http://www.forbes.com/feeds/afx/2009/08/19/afx6795635.html

German automaker unlawfully stripped billions of dollars in assets from the U.S. carmaker before selling it

"Old Chrysler" creditors sue Daimler
By BREE FOWLER (AP) – 1 day ago
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5i5Q0XnvaJLauS4rm5NsKXV...
NEW YORK — Chrysler LLC's creditors have filed a lawsuit against
Daimler AG charging that the German automaker unlawfully stripped
billions of dollars in assets from the U.S. carmaker before selling it
to a private equity firm.

Trucks win in Cash for Clunkers game

Government admits their numbers were done in another not normal way.
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Trucks win in Cash for Clunkers game

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- What are people trading their clunkers in for? It depends on who you ask.

The government's results showed small cars as the top choice for shoppers looking for Cash for Clunker deals. But an independent analysis by Edmunds.com disputed those results, and showed that two full-size trucks and a small crossover SUV were actually among the top-ten buys.

http://money.cnn.com/2009/08/07/autos/cash_for_clunkers_sales/

Hacker attack shuts down Twitter

Hacker attack clamps down Twitter, Facebook also 'looking into' problems

NEW YORK (AP) -- A hacker attack shut down Twitter on Thursday morning, and Facebook also said it was "looking into" possible site problems.

Twitter said in its status blog Thursday that it was "defending against a denial-of-service attack," in which hackers command scores of computers to a single site at the same time, preventing legitimate traffic from getting through.

Hillary Clinton’s Troubling Transformation on Israel: Who Is This Woman?

Zionist Organization of America president Mort Klein has difficulty remembering that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the same woman who, as New York’s junior US senator, was a vocal supporter of Israel and an enthusiastic adherent of the principle that an undivided Jerusalem would remain the capital of the Jewish state.He is convinced that in her current position, Mrs.

Website estimates education's effect on health, crime, income --- USA Today

Interesting article with a "tool" on studying societal impacts of education. Read it with a grain of salt, but interesting spur for thoughts...

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Researchers have known for decades that rising education levels positively influence a host of social factors: income, health, voting rates and even the likelihood that a person will stay out of prison.

ON THE WEB: LiveUnited.org tool puts a number on your state, county

Air Force One Photo-Op

NEW YORK (CNN) -- A White House official apologized Monday after a low-flying Boeing 747 spotted above the Manhattan skyline frightened workers and residents into evacuating buildings. Witnesses reported seeing the plane circle over the Upper New York Bay near the Statue of Liberty. The huge aircraft, which functions as Air Force One when the president is aboard, was taking part in a classified, government-sanctioned photo shoot, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

GTA4

NEW YORK (CNN) -- The fourth installment of the controversial video game "Grand Theft Auto" goes on sale worldwide Tuesday with expectations that it will break sales records.

Poll: Most Americans don't read political blogs

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A majority of Americans do not read political blogs, the online commentaries that have proliferated in the race for the U.S. presidency, according to a poll released on Monday.
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Only 22 percent of people responding to the poll said they read blogs regularly, meaning several times a month or more, according to the survey conducted by Harris Interactive.

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