Court Rules California School Had Right To Ban US Flag T-Shirts

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Freddy’s Note:
This is American right? So why did a court rules that it is ok to ban shirts that have the American Flag and let students wear the Mexican Flag Instead?  This is insane. These judges and school officials should have their citizenship/green cards revoked and forcibly deported to Mexico.

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals are a bunch of clueless morons that hate America.

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals just ruled that a California school had the right to prohibit students from wearing American flag t-shirts and infringe upon the First Amendment rights of students. A small group of students opted to wear patriotic apparel on May 5 – Cindo de Mayo.

Live Oak High School officials argued they banned the American flag t-shirts to prevent racial tension and keep students safe. Students at the school were permitted to wear Mexican flag shirts to school on the same day.

The First Amendment case dates back to 2010 when a Live Oaks High School principal told students to either turn their American flag shirts inside out or to change their attire. The school claimed gang problems, and both verbal and physical altercations plagued the observation of the Mexican holiday during the prior school year. Live Oak High School is located in the San Jose area.When some students allegedly told officials at the California high school that trouble could occur if their peers went ahead with plans to wear American flag shirts to class on Cinco de Mayo, the school told the patriotic teens to either turn their shirts inside out or go on home. They went home.

Even though the American flag-wearing students have since graduated. A lower federal court threw out the free speech lawsuit in December 2011. Chief Judge James Ware, who has since retired, said, “Our Constitution grants public school children only limited First Amendment rights when they enter the schoolhouse gates.”

University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) law professor Eugene Volokh told the Associated Press that the lower court’s ruling in the free speech lawsuit amounted to a “heckler’s veto.” According to the First Amendment expert, school officials can and have overreacted to a perceived problem that may or may not be so disruptive that censorship is warranted. Volokh said, “The fact of the matter is that these Americans were punished for wearing the American flag at an American school.”

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Critics of the school’s decision are asking: Would it have made the same decision if Hispanic students wore Mexican flag T-shirts on the anniversary of the Alamo or if Muslim students wore a Middle Eastern-themed T-shirt on 9/11? The attorneys for the California students who wore American flag T-shirts to school on Cinco de Mayo work for non-profit legal centers focused on politically conservative causes.

Russian Commandos Take Control of Airports in Ukraine. The Russian Invasion has begun

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Freddy’s Note:
I am really upset about this. The people of the Ukraine, just overthrew their tyrant of a dictator and it looks like they are being invaded by Russia. Unidentified armed men have seized two airports in Crimea overnight, causing Ukraine’s new interior minister to talk of “a military invasion and occupation” by Russia.  I am sure that our “Useless President” and the even more useless “United Nations” is going to do absolutely nothing why Russian invades and annexes a free country.

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Ukraine’s newly appointed top security official, Andriy Paruby, accused Moscow of commanding the armed groups. “These are separate groups … commanded by the Kremlin,” Paruby said in a televised briefing in Kiev.

In tandem, the Russian parliament began considering a law that would allow Moscow to add new territories to Russia in a simplified manner. There are fears that the Kremlin, unhappy with the events that led to President Viktor Yanukovych fleeing Kiev last weekend, is trying to sow unrest in the largely pro-Russian region.

Adding to the sense of alarm, the interim Ukrainian president, Oleksandr Turchynov, dismissed the head of the armed forces, Admiral Yuriy Ilin, on Friday.

Paruby, the newly appointed secretary of the National Security and Defence Council, said a state of emergency may be declared. “It is one of the options in the development of events,” he said.

This contingency would not necessarily involve the deployment of the army, he added. “We are looking for other more effective ways of localising the situation on the Crimean peninsula.”

According to Ukrainain legislation, a state of emergency can be introduced by parliament for a period of up to two months.

In Simferopol, groups of armed men arrived overnight at the main airport serving the region. They wore military fatigues with no insignia and refused to talk, though one told news agencies they were part of a self-defence unit who wanted to ensure that no “fascists” arrived in the region from Kiev.

At Sevastopol airport, a military airport that handles few commercial flights, a man who said he was a captain in the tactical aviation brigade but declined to give his name, told the Guardian there were about 300 people of unknown identity inside the airport. “We don’t consider it any invasion of our territory,” he said without elaborating.

He said the men looked like military, were wearing two different types of uniform and were armed with sniper rifles and AK-47s. “We don’t know who they are, nor where they’ve come from.”

He added that there were two large trucks inside. “They [the vehicles] looked like they could contain 50 people at a push, so how they got 300 people inside I don’t know,” he said

A Major Fidorenko, from the Ukrainian military based at the airport, said the Ukrainians had been in touch with the unknown gunmen, who said they were there “to prevent unwanted landings of helicopters and planes”.

In Kiev, the new interior minister, Arsen Avakov, wrote on Facebook: “I can only describe this as a military invasion and occupation.”

On Thursday, masked gunmen with rocket-propelled grenades and sniper rifles seized the parliament building and government offices in Simferopol. The Russian flag was raised above the parliament.

Yanukovych, who apart for a brief television interview has not been since in the week since he fled Kiev, is due to give a press conference in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don on Friday afternoon. Russian government sources say they have offered “protection” to Yanukovych in Russia, though it remains unclear how he arrived in the country.

In further worrying signs for Kiev, Russia’s parliament began considering two new laws on Friday. One of them offers eased citizenship requirements for Russian-speaking Ukrainians, removing the requirement that they should have lived in Russia for an extended period, while the other makes it easier for Russia to add new territories to its existing boundaries.

The latter law, which appears to be aimed pointedly at the Crimea situation, says territories can be added by a local referendum “in the case that a foreign country does not have effective sovereign state authority”.

Sergei Aksenov, the new prime minister of Crimea, has said he does not recognise Kiev authorities and still believes Yanukovych to be the legitimate Ukrainian president.

At a roadblock on the way from Simferopol to Sevastopol, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, a nationalist Russian politician, said Russia was not planning to take Crimea. However, he made it clear that the Russians still saw Yanukovych as Ukraine’s legitimate president.

“Russia will help the economic situation in the south-east. We can provide fuel and gas at a cheap price,” he said. “The [military] manoeuvres in Russia were normal, they were nothing special. Crimea should decide its future for itself. We Russians don’t want to create the impression we will take Crimea. Yanukovych is the lawful president by the constitution and the only one who can sign a decree.”

Connecticut State Police Gestapo ready to go door to door to take firearms and magazines by force

Freddy’s Note:How many times have you heard one of the anti-gunners proclaim “No one is coming for your guns”.  Well, the  Connecticut State Police Gestapo is getting ready to invade any home in Connecticut where they think they may be unregistered assault weapons or magazines.  When a reporter questioned the State Police Gestapo Spokesperson, he told the report it was “Un American” to question him on a law.  What a steaming pile of shit this freaking moron is.  Hitler would be proud of him.  Sadly, we know people are going to die when the State Police Storm Troopers start to invade the homes of anyone they suspect (meaning they could be wrong) of having unregistered weapons.

I highly suggest that any one that lives in the Nazi Occupied state of Connecticut flee the new Nazi regime and escape to the freedom we have in New Hampshire. It’s the live free or die state. And by the way, it means we will live free or the people opressing us will die.

Here is the CT State Police Nazi StormTropper Scumbag

Gun of the Week #14: Beretta 21a

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My Beretta 21a

Freddys Note:
Every week I feature a gun from my collection. This week it is a Beretta 21a in .25.  You can see all the previous gun of the week posts here. I bought this gun at my local favorite gun dealer a few years ago for $225.  This is the gun I carry when I need to quickly arm myself. I throw it into a pocket in a pocket holster. In the summer, when wearing a thin t-shirt and shorts, I will be carrying this gun.  I use defense ammo in this gun to increase the damage, it may incur because of the small caliber.  Note: my regular carry gun is it’s big brother, the Beretta 92FS, a former gun of the week.

History
The Beretta 21A Bobcat is a small pocket-sized semi-automatic pistol designed by Beretta in Italy. Production began in late 1984, solely in the Beretta U.S.A. facility in Accokeek, Maryland. It is a further development of the Beretta Model 20, whose production ended in 1985.

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Design
The Beretta 21A Bobcat is available chambered for either .22 LR or .25 ACP (6.35 mm) ammunition. It has a simple blowback operation, with a single and double action trigger mechanism, and exposed hammer. It has a magazine release button in the left side grip, located between the grip retaining screws. The frame is made out of aluminum alloy; the slide and barrel are either carbon steel or stainless steel, depending on the model.  Beretta claims that the pistol is intended for off duty police and pistol carry permit holders that seek a highly concealable, but reliable pistol. Thus in effect, the handgun is designed for self defense.

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Unique features
One defining feature of this pistol is the ‘tip-up’ barrel. The barrel pivots on a pin under the muzzle so that the chamber may be loaded with the slide in the closed position. It is released by a lever on the left side of the frame, above the trigger. This simplifies loading, unloading, and checking load status, as the slide can be difficult for some people to retract by hand.
Also, the Bobcat was designed without an extractor, relying on pressure from the expanding gases of the fired cartridge to simply blow spent cases from the chamber. This makes it particularly sensitive to choice of ammunition relative to dependable operation.

The weapon design creates a unique ejection path. Instead of ejecting spent brass to the side as do most semi-automatic hand guns, the Bobcat ejects the spent brass backwards and up, usually over the head of the shooter, but occasionally striking the head of the shooter or entering the front of the shooter’s shirt.

Most styles of CCI or Federal brand .22 LR high velocity cartridge work well. Many users prefer CCI’s hyper velocity Velocitor or Stinger ammunition. Federal Spitfire does not function well, as it is slightly shorter than a standard cartridge. Most brands of FMJ (full metal jacketed) ammunition function well in the .25 ACP version.

Variants
The Bobcat 21A is available in either .22 LR with 7 round magazine capacity or .25 ACP (6.35 mm) with 8 round magazine capacity. The .22 LR version is currently available in either matte black (Beretta’s “Bruniton” finish) or stainless steel (“Inox”) versions. The .25 ACP model is available in black only.

In the .22 LR “Inox” version (introduced in 2000 only the barrel and slide are stainless steel, and the alloy frame has a matte light gray Bruniton coating. The remainder of the gun is unchanged.

GreenPeace Co-Founder says Global Warming is Politics not Reality

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Greenpeace co-founder: No scientific proof humans are dominant cause of warming climate
A co-founder of Greenpeace told lawmakers there is no evidence man is contributing to climate change, and said he left the group when it became more interested in politics than the environment.

Patrick Moore, a Canadian ecologist and business consultant who was a member of Greenpeace from 1971-86, told members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee environmental groups like the one he helped establish use faulty computer models and scare tactics in promoting claims man-made gases are heating up the planet.

“There is no scientific proof that human emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) are the dominant cause of the minor warming of the Earth’s atmosphere over the past 100 years,” he said.

Even if the planet is warming up, Moore claimed it would not be calamitous for men, which he described as a “subtropical species.”

Skeptics of manmade climate change say there is no evidence the Earth is warming. A UN report on the scientific data behind global warming released in September indicated that global surface temperatures have not increased for the past 15 years, but scientists who believe climate change due to man is occurring say it has merely paused because of several factors and will soon resume.

The 2,200-page new Technical Report attributes that to a combination of several factors, including natural variability, reduced heating from the sun and the ocean acting like a “heat sink” to suck up extra warmth in the atmosphere.

Moore said he left Greenpeace in the 1980s because he believed it became more interested in politics than science.

“After 15 years in the top committee I had to leave as Greenpeace took a sharp turn to the political left, and began to adopt policies that I could not accept from my scientific perspective,” he said. “Climate change was not an issue when I abandoned Greenpeace, but it certainly is now.”

Ukrainian People Demand their own 2nd Ammendment to give Ukrainians the Right To Bear ARMS

Freddy’s Note:
I watched the situation in the Ukraine in my hotel room in Nashville TN this past week as the events in the Ukranine unfolded.  I didn’t watch one minute of the stupid olylpics. The revotion in the Ukraine was more important to me. I congradulate the Ukrainian rebels who accomplished what others thought was unthinkable. Overthrow of a bad government in favor of democracy and closer ties to the West.  Russian’s Putin may have won the day in the world of sports last week, but the Ukrainian people won a much more important thing, they won their freedom from a tyrant and his stormtroopers.

I saw this today on a Ukrainian website.

They people of the Ukrainian are demanded that their revised constitution should have their own 2nd Amendment to guarantee that the Ukrainians the Right To Bear ARMS.  Here’s the clip from their website.

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Ukrainian gun owners associations official-statement

Today every citizen of Ukraine understands why our country has hundreds of thousands of policemen. Last illusions were crushed when riot police used rubber batons and boots at the Independence Square on peaceful citizens.

After such actions we realize that it is not enough to only adopt the Gun Law.

As of today Ukrainian Gun Owners Association will start to work on the preparation of amendments to the Constitution, which will provide an unconditional right for Ukrainian citizens to bear arms.

People should have the right to bear arms, which will be put in written into the Constitution.

Authorities should not and will not be stronger than its people!

Armed people are treated with respect!