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Gunman who wounded 9 was wearing Nazi paraphernalia, sources say

HOUSTON - The gunman who carried out Monday morning's shooting that wounded nine people was wearing what appeared to be Nazi paraphernalia, two law enforcement sources told Channel 2 Investigates' Robert Arnold.

The shooting was reported just after 6 a.m. near a shopping center on the northwest corner of Weslayan and Bissonnet streets.

Interim Houston Police Chief Martha Montalvo said that officers responded to the scene and were able to quickly locate the gunman in the 4400 block of Law Street. She said the shooter immediately began firing at the officers and they returned fire.

The gunman was found dead shortly after, she said.

"It’s my understanding that he was neutralized by police," Montalvo said.

Law enforcement sources said that the shooter was wearing what appeared to be an antique German uniform with Swastikas on it.

more: http://www.click2houston.com/news/large-police-presence-reported-in-southwest-houston

Boehner's Replacement on Vets: Get ‘moochers’ out of VA health system

U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson told a room full of veterans that one way to clean up the Department of Veterans Affairs’ health care system is to get the “moochers” out of it.

“Just like workers comp out here’s got moochers, I wish that there were no vets that were the same sort of problem on our society,” said Davidson. “But part of the problem is there are some vets that are moochers and they’re clogging up the system. And we do as taxpayers want to make sure the VA filters out these folks that are pretenders. Just like we wish there were no people out there with stolen valor, but that’s a problem in the vet community too.”

“One of the best ways to reform the VA is consistent scrutiny, consistent oversight,” Davidson said.

http://www.journal-news.com/news/news/warren-davidson-get-moochers-out-of-va-health-syst/nsbzp/

Rep. Dave Brat: The Real 'Institutional Racism' Is Taking The Bible Out Of Public Schools

Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., had an unusual take yesterday on recent protests around the police shootings of African-American men in North Carolina and Oklahoma, saying that while Black Lives Matter is made up of “radical groups” and “confused people,” the real “institutional racism” is policies that removed government-sponsored religious teaching from public schools.

Virginia talk radio host John Fredericks asked Brat yesterday, “Help me understand, what is Black Lives Matter rioting about in Charlotte?”

“Well, that’s just sub-groups,” Brat responded, “some of these radical groups that are funded out of George Soros’ pot of money and just some confused people.”

In contrast, he said, he recently visited a prison and met with former heroin addicts who told him that they wanted him to “get the Bible back in the classroom and religion back in the classroom so my kids and grandkids don’t end up like me.” Because of the lack of religious instruction, he said, these men were “never taught what was good and bad in life in the public school system.”

“The Democrat policy in education is holding back an entire generation from being successful,” he said, “and then you end up with this racial system when your school system … teaching them about isosceles triangles but we’re not giving them any hope.”

http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/rep-dave-brat-real-institutional-racism-taking-bible-out-public-schools


This is the guy that beat Eric Cantor...

A little lower.... lower...

NICE: Missouri Democrat Jason Kander’s take on guns By Tim Nudd



Jason Kander, a Democrat, is challenging Republican Roy Blunt for his U.S. Senate seat in Missouri. And Kander will be getting plenty of attention for his cause thanks to this remarkable new campaign ad he just released in response to Blunt attacking him on the issue of guns.

Kander, 35, is Missouri’s secretary of state. He also happens to be an Afghanistan war veteran. And his literally hands-on message about guns leaves quite the impression. Indeed, this is the kind of spot that can swing a race.



More: http://masscentral.com/missouri-democrat-jason-kanders-take-on-guns-by-tim-nudd/

When did Hillary morph into worse than Cheney/Thatcher/Attila the Hun combined to progressives?

I voted for Sanders in the primaries over Hillary because he really is a lot more progressive than she. However, I've accepted that she is the nominee and intend on voting for her. What confuses me is lefties/liberals/progressives that now call her a war monger etc... these are the very same people that defended her when she was first lady - then US Senator - then as Secretary of State. But now she's evil and we'll all have to HOLD OUR NOSES!!!!! when we vote for her. Because she's one of the 'LEAST POPULAR!!!!' Presidential nominees!!!!! according to our informative media.

How in the hell did that happen?

You tell me.

People need to start respecting the flag!

'Deplorable' and proud: Some Trump supporters embrace the label

At least their honest about it. LOL.



Well, that didn't take long.

Just days after Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton said half of Donald Trump's supporters make up a "basket of deplorables," some of those supporters are embracing the label. Among those whom Clinton dismissed as the "basket" cases there is a sense of pride in being insulted by the candidate they despise.

A wide variety of "deplorable" merchandise is already available online. On the shopping website Etsy, one can find deplorable T-shirts, key chains, car decals, buttons, pendants, coffee mugs and even a deplorable pocket watch.

This Trump supporter sported his deplorable gear at a campaign rally Monday:



more: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2016/09/12/deplorable-and-proud-some-trump-supporters-embrace-label/90290760/

Literary humor featuring Ayn Rand and Karl Marx

What's your favorite kind of candy?

Hello loungers,

Halloween is almost here, which leads me to ask... What is your favorite kind of candy.

I tend to favor anything chewy and a serious danger to the fillings in my molars. lol.

Candies such as Dots, Toostie Rolls and most especially Charleston Chews.

I also like sweet-tarts.



So? What is your favorite kind of candy?

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