PAT BUCHANAN: There are three million ArmaLite rifles — those Bushmaster types — out there right now, and people are buying them like hotcakes. Every gun show, the sales are up enormously. Forty-one percent, they were up in December — for last December — which was a record year.
John, what is common though, Eleanor [Clift] is correct, the push is going to come on three things: grandfather in the assault weapons that are here now; to try to outlaw assault weapons, outlaw magazines that carry more than 11 or 12 bullets; and also background checks at gun shows.
It is expected to be the mother of all cyber diplomatic battles.
When delegates gather in Dubai in December for an obscure UN agency meeting, fighting is expected to be intense over proposals to rewrite global telecom rules to effectively give the United Nations control over the Internet.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously approved a resolution that urges President Obama to resist any international attempts to regulate the Internet. The United Nation’s International Telecommunication Union (ITU) will meet in Dubai this December and initiatives that will put the Internet under greater government control are expected to be up for vote.
The committee-approved resolution, introduced by Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.), is intended to show the international community that the United States is united behind an open and innovative Internet, free from government control.
Global Internet tax suggested by European network operators … is proposed for debate at a U.N. agency in December.
When he looked at the form more closely, Berenson discovered that someone from the TSA had scrawled the words “go to hellllll” on it.
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It’s an Obama world. The gay flag flew over a U.S. military base in Afghanistan this week.
New Year’s Resolution: Prevent the UN from Voting Itself Our Internet OverlordBig Government ^ | January 5th | Seton MotleyPosted on Sunday, January 15, 2012 7:39:58 PM by HalfmanhalfamazingThe Barack Obama Administration has, since its inception, been moving the United States dramatically leftward, trying to at the very least make us a western European socialist entity. Ideologically, a full-on participant in – rather than a rational outlier of – the patently absurd United Nations UN.Perhaps the greatest – and worst – example of President Obama’s UN-ing of America was his Federal Communications Commission FCC’s December 2010 illegal Network Neutrality Internet power grab.The Administration going to these unlawful lengths to commandeer control of the ‘Net makes it a little more difficult to persuade international autocrats and dictators to leave alone their portions of the World Wide Web.Or ours.Which brings us to the United Nations.
The navigation company OnStar is attracting strong criticism after announcing this past week that it would continue to monitor drivers’ speeds and GPS locations — and sell the information to third parties such as law enforcement — even after customers end their contracts. Outrage ensued and even U.S. lawmakers have now entered the fray.
OnStar is a subsidiary of General Motors, which is still partly owned by the U.S. and Canadian governments after receiving billions in bailouts