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Feb 23 08:26

Florida man yells 'murderers!' as he's put to death

As the execution drugs were being administered, inmate Eric Scott Branch let out a blood-curdling scream. Then he yelled "murderers! murderers! murderers!" as he thrashed on a gurney as he was being put to death for the 1993 rape and slaying of a college student.

Feb 23 08:25

Man who killed police officer was ordered by courts to give up guns three times

Court records say the man who fatally shot a Maryland police officer earlier this week had been court-ordered to surrender his guns at least three times in the last five years.

Feb 23 08:21

Teachers Are Using #ArmMeWith To Demand They Be Armed With Supplies, Not Guns

Teachers are responding to President Donald Trump’s suggestion that arming teachers would prevent more school shootings and are using the hashtag #ArmMeWith to demand better school supplies and mental health resources, not guns.

Feb 23 08:21

MIT Tells Applicants They Won't Rescind Admission If Disciplined For Protesting Gun Violence

College admissions officials at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are telling students that disciplinary action related to protesting gun violence will not negatively impact their chances of getting into school.

Feb 23 08:02

'Dark-Skinned' Cheddar Man Was Just A Wild Guess

Cheddar man's "dark skin" was widely reported as a fact but it turns out it was just a wild guess, according to a new report from the New Scientist.

Feb 23 07:59

What I Saw Treating the Victims From Parkland Should Change the Debate on Guns

They weren’t the first victims of a mass shooting the Florida radiologist had seen—but their wounds were radically different.

Feb 23 07:56

Justin's Multicultural Dream Dies: Mocked By Indians For His 'Fake' Outfits, JT Changes Back Into A Suit

For the first time in my life, I feel really bad for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

From The Daily Mail: "Justin Trudeau has been ridiculed on social media by Indians for his 'tacky' and over the top outfit choices while on his first visit to their nation as Prime Minister."

Feb 23 07:46

Angry Orchard’s Rose Hard Cider Is A Millennial Pink Instagram Daydream

It’s been a real concentrated effort on behalf of twenty- and thirtysomethings across the globe

Feb 23 07:45

'DIE CRACKER': Thugs Terrorize 12yo Philly Honors Student For Being White

A first honors student living in South Philadelphia is being subjected to a racial terror campaign by "gang members" at his school for being white, CBS Philly reports.

According to police, Joey Messina, 12, was jumped at school in a "6-on-1 school hallway attack" just three weeks ago.

Wednesday morning, his family woke up to the words "DIE SNITCH'N A** CRACKER spray-painted on the front of his home which police are investigating as a potential case of "ethnic intimidation."

Feb 23 07:30

Russian Trolls Are Flooding Social Media With Messages Meant To Increase Tensions In U.S.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., about how Russian bots are still flooding social media, including fomenting American tension over the Florida school shootings, and what he thinks should be done about it.

Feb 23 07:30

Florida Shooting Survivor: We Should Call AR-15s ‘Marco Rubio’ Because They’re Both Easy To Buy

A survivor of the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School criticized Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Twitter early Friday, suggesting he is "easy to buy" for accepting donations from the National Rifle Association (NRA).

Feb 23 07:24

America: The Future Looks Broke

Feb 23 07:23

Dana Loesch Slams Sheriff Israel For Hiding His Deputy's Inaction From Town Hall: You 'Said NOTHING'

NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch called out Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel on Thursday for hiding the fact that he knew one of his deputies refused to act to protect students from the Parkland school shooter.

Israel admitted Thursday that Deputy Officer Scot Peterson was caught on surveillance video doing "nothing" for four minutes as kids were being massacred.

Feb 23 07:22

Shooting Survivor Colton Haab Says CNN Wrote Question For Him And Told Him To 'Stick To The Script'

Thursday night on Fox News, heroic shooting survivor Colton Haab told host Tucker Carlson that CNN did in fact write the question they wanted him to ask for their town hall event.

After attacking conservatives all week for daring to criticize CNN's hand selected group of shooting survivors pushing gun control, CNN viciously attacked Haab by name on Thursday and implied he was a liar in a statement saying there was "absolutely no truth" to his claims.

Feb 23 07:05

Florida Eye Doctor Sentenced To 17 Years In Prison For Stealing $73 Million From Medicare. Ordered To Pay Back $42.6 Million In Restitution

A federal judge has sentenced a politically prominent Florida eye doctor to 17 years in prison for stealing $73 million in one of history's largest Medicare frauds.

Feb 23 07:05

There Was A “Good Guy With A Gun” At The Parkland Shooting. He Did Nothing.

The underlying premise behind the notion of guns as an instrument of public safety, not just personal harm, is the “good guy with a gun” theory. The thinking goes bad guys will find a way to get access to a weapon one way or another no matter what laws are in place, because they are, by definition, bad. The most effective way to counteract a bad guy with a gun is for “good guys” to also have guns. That logic seems to square to some extent: Police having guns is not a particularly controversial idea.

Feb 23 06:49

Selco on Martial Law: Forget your “movie illusions about being a freedom fighter”

Let's talk about martial law. This is when the normal law of the land is suspended and the authority comes from the military or federal government.

It turns out that many of us have some serious misconceptions of what it's really like to live through a martial law situation. I asked Selco, who has personally been through it, to clear up the myths and tell us what it's actually like. You can always count on him for the unvarnished truth, and that's what we need to be prepared to survive extreme situations.