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  • 50 ways to beat the heat

    It's definitely time, past time, to update this annual list of heat-beaters. Feel free to clip and save, mix and match, or add your own. 1. Delete all unwanted emails without opening them. Especially if they're from types who are always a bit hot under...
  • Durbin: Feds to write $165 million check to state for unused prison

    Durbin: Feds to write $165 million check to state for unused prison
    U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said today that under President Barack Obama’s directive, the federal Department of Justice will purchase the long-unused Thomson prison in northwestern Illinois, cutting a check and bypassing the objections of a veteran...
  • Police chief killed with rifle lost in ATF gun-tracking program

    WASHINGTON—A high-powered rifle lost in the ATF’s Fast and Furious controversy was used to kill a Mexican police chief in the state of Jalisco earlier this year, according to internal Department of Justice records, suggesting that weapons from...
  • Gun smuggling to Mexico dented, but hardly slowed, by border searches

    Gun smuggling to Mexico dented, but hardly slowed, by border searches
    NOGALES, Ariz. — Gun runners once were so nonchalant about driving into Mexico that one smuggler stashed a .50-caliber rifle on the top of the engine block of a sedan, the weapon visible to anyone who bothered to pop the hood. It was 2010 and word...
  • GOP senator's changed vote puts ATF nominee on verge of confirmation

    GOP senator's changed vote puts ATF nominee on verge of confirmation
    WASHINGTON – B. Todd Jones is on the cusp of becoming the first Senate-confirmed director of the ATF on Thursday, after a fierce lobbying effort successfully swayed a single Republican lawmaker to change her vote. Democrats had expected a close...
  • Schwarzenegger, your He-Man days have come and gone

     
    COMMENTARY Arnold Schwarzenegger's recent decision to return as executive editor of Muscle & Fitness and Flex magazines makes one thing ......
  • California Rep. Laura Richardson on watchdog's 'most corrupt' list

     
    Rep. Laura Richardson was among 12 representatives named to a watchdog group's list of 12 "most corrupt" members of Congress. Two other california congressmen received a "dishonorable mention."...
  • 'Fast and Furious' defendant gets prison for buying guns

     
    The first of 20 individuals indicted in 2011 on charges of buying high-powered firearms in Arizona to be used by Mexican drug gangs was sentenced Monday in San Diego federal court to 57 months in prison. Danny Cruz Morones, 24,......
  • There Are Plenty of Scandals, Just Not These Ones

    There Are Plenty of Scandals, Just Not These Ones
    There’s a familiar template for the “scandals” that have so far “plagued” the Obama administration, in that they are all, for the most part, total bullshit and/or unfortunate events in the vast federal bureaucracy that have...
  • 'Fast and Furious' series depicts post-racial America, plus fast cars

    'Fast and Furious' series depicts post-racial America, plus fast cars
    Diversity, as San Diego anchorman Ron Burgundy explained nearly a decade ago, was an old wooden ship used during the Civil War. Which, of course, was way off. Ron, played by Will Ferrell in the 2004 comedy “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy,&...
  • Bonnie and Clyde's guns go on the auction block

    Bonnie and Clyde's guns go on the auction block
    Before there was the Vin Diesel style of Fast & Furious, 1-6; and before Eric Holder’s fatal version of Fast and Furious, the straw man edition, there was the fast and furious life of the outlaws Parker and Barrow. You know them as Bonnie and Clyde....
  • FBI: Border Patrol Agent Likely Killed by Friendly Fire

    FBI: Border Patrol Agent Likely Killed by Friendly Fire
    NACO, Ariz. -- This week's fatal shooting of a U.S. Border Patrol agent and the wounding of another in Arizona was likely the result of friendly fire, the FBI said late Friday. "While it is important to emphasize that the FBI's investigation is...