NRA launches ad campaign against Michael Bloomberg

By David Sherfinski – The Washington Times

The National Rifle Association this week is launching an ad campaign targeting former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has pledged to spend up to $50 million to boost candidates who back gun control initiatives this year.

“Michael Bloomberg has declared war on the NRA and our five million members. We will not sit back and let him use his billions of dollars to impose his radical anti-freedom agenda on the American people,” said Chris W. Cox, executive director of the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action.

“Liberals call this ‘flyover country’ — it’s an insult,” the narrator says in a television ad titled “Insult” as the camera pans over rolling plains. “But nobody insults your life like this guy — Michael Bloomberg: Billionaire, elitist, hypocrite.”

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The Only American Fighting for Ukraine Dies in Battle

By Simon Ostrovsky
Mark Gregory Paslawsky, the sole American fighting on the Ukrainian side of the war in the east of the country, died from injuries sustained in battle in the town of Ilovaysk on Tuesday.

Known by the codename “Franko,” the 55-year-old investment banker was a Manhattan native, and had a slight limp and a pronounced New York accent, making him seem an unlikely candidate for a soldier in an eastern European war that has already claimed more than 2,000 lives.

VICE News interviewed Paslawsky in early August in the Luhansk region where he had been deployed with the volunteer Donbas Battalion. He said he decided to take up arms against the separatist Russia-backed rebellion because of his family’s Ukrainian background, as well as the frustration and helplessness that came with watching news reports on Ukraine’s deteriorating situation after Moscow’s annexation of Crimea.

Paslawsky worked in the financial sector and was based out of Kiev, Kharkiv, and Moscow for many years before he joined the Euromaidan protests that gripped the Ukrainian capital last winter. Most recently, he was an independent investment advisor.

“Given what I saw, the level of incompetence, the corruption, the lack of activity — I just decided that I needed to go and participate. If there was ever a time to help Ukraine this was the time to do it,” he told VICE News.

After graduating from West Point, Paslawsky served in the US Army Rangers until he was 32 years old.

Oleg Nikitin, Paslawsky’s friend and former colleague at Avec Holding in Kharkiv, told VICE News: “He didn’t have the patience to sit and watch the chaos that was happening [in Ukraine], and as a professional soldier, he didn’t need much training and was in good physical shape. He made the decision to join up conscientiously.”

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Homeland Security Warns Of ‘National Day Of Rage’ Today

Protesters wearing Guy Fawkes masks march up the center of Pennsylvania Avenue with the U.S. Capitol in the background during a demonstration by supporters of the Anonymous protests in Washington November 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued a bulletin drawing attention to the hactivist group Anonymous’ plans for nationwide protests against the police shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

The group has called for a “National Day of Rage” on Thursday to span 38 major U.S. cities.

The Threat Management Division of the Federal Protective Service issued the bulletin.

“Currently there is no indication that protests are expected to become violent. However, recent protests in Ferguson have resulted in violence, property damage and subsequent arrests,” the bulletin reads.

“Current civil unrest associated with the incident in Ferguson, MO, presents the potential for civil disobedience directed toward identifiable law enforcement personnel, marked law enforcement equipment and government facilities associated with law enforcement during the identified protest times and dates,” it continues

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Delaware Veterans Welcomed Obama With Their Backs to him – LITERALLY!

Earlier today President Obama arrived in Delaware, and our veterans welcomed him with their backs turned.

Todays “warm welcome” to Delaware was organized by Martin Nicholson, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp, and the Northeast Regional Coordinator for Gun Rights Across America. The Oathkeepers and 3 Corner Patriots were also well represented at approximately noon when Obama’s motorcade drove by.

In the video, Nicholson can be heard Today's event organizer Martin Nicholson, veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp and Gun Rights Across America Northeast Regional Coordinator, interviews with a local Delaware news station. giving the commands to approximately 25 our veterans to turn their backs, and again when to face forward after the motorcade had passed. The video stays focused primarily on the passing motorcade, but the vets back were turned from approximately :35 seconds to 1:08 seconds into the video.

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