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Car thefts continue to rise, these 10 cities are the riskiest

The Albuquerque, N.M. metropolitan statistical area (MSA) repeats as having the highest per capita auto theft rate in 2017, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau’s (NICB) latest Hot Spots report. Hot Spots examines vehicle theft data obtained from the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) for each of the nation’s MSAs. MSAs are designated by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and often include ...

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Veteran talks Texas pride and needs of vets during ‘Walk of America’

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When Larry Hinkle talks about Texas, the pride the U.S. Marine Corps veteran has in the Lone Star state is evident. “I’m a fifth-generation Texan,” Larry said, beaming about his home. He is one of three American warriors selected to join three British veterans to walk 1,000 miles around the United States. Walk of America is designed to increase awareness of the needs of ...

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Why the Bitcoin Investment Vehicle Is so Interesting

When people think about a bitcoin investment vehicle, they think about a way to make money. This makes sense as people invest in things in order to build their own financial wealth. However, that takes away from what bitcoin is actually all about, which is the greater social good. The Bitcoin Investment Vehicle and Social Good Few people realize that it is ...

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How To Properly Store Ammunition

It’s always a good idea to stockpile ammo. Not because that’s what so-called ‘crazy doomsday preppers’ do, but rather, because it’s a good idea to have a healthy amount should another severe ammo shortage hit. In 2013, for example, the prices of ammunition skyrocketed and certain calibers such as .22 LR were virtually nowhere to be found. And in the ...

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We need ‘rational debate’ on gun control

second amendment

Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens, has called for “rational debate’ rather than politically motivated rhetoric” regarding the issue of gun control. “The murder of innocent children in our nation’s schools by mentally disturbed individuals cannot be tolerated. Nor should it become political campaign fodder. Yet that is exactly what is bound to happen in the next eight ...

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President Trump’s Promises on Immigration Reform

Ilegal immigrants come to America, steal our jobs and benefits and negatively impact the country. The cost of one illegal alien is a staggering $8,075 and totaling more than $135 billion, according to the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). This burden falls on the hard-earned tax paying, truly American family in the form of redirected benefits meant for Americans ...

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What trends will retail see in 2018?

online shopping

SAN FRANCISCO — Adyen, the payments platform of choice for the world’s leading companies, Tuesday released its global retail predictions for 2018. Based on Adyen data, market research and anecdotes from hundreds of merchants, the company found early cues as to what savvy shoppers and retailers should expect next year. Last year, Adyen predicted that mobile shopping and personalized customer experiences would ...

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Facebook to crack down [more] on firearms sales

Facebook is furthering their restrictions on firearms related posts and advertising. The social media titan is banning the promotion, posting, advertising and negotiation of private gun sales on it’s platform. The restriction includes a multitude of barter/trade/buy/sell groups on Facebook and FB’s messaging platform. With this move, Facebook joins the likes of eBay, Amazon and Craigslist – all of whom ...

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Generation Opportunity: Let Section 215 Expire

Washington, DC – (5/20/15) – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said yesterday that the Senate will vote this week to extend Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act, which has been used by the National Security Agency (NSA) and other intelligence agencies to justify the bulk collection of domestic phone records. Earlier this month, a federal appeals court ruled that Section 215 cannot be legitimately interpreted to allow ...

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Ballot Box Demographics

The 2016 Presidential Election campaign cycle started early this time around and perhaps those of us most interested keeping tabs on candidates are the nation’s older folk, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens. Seniors have always been keen on their voting rights, accounting for the lion’s share of voter participation, particularly in recent federal elections. Individuals in their fifties ...

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