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OR Republicans & Dems Kill Gun Sweeping Control Bill in Education Deal

Opinion In a deal to pass a major education package in Oregon, Democrats agreed to abandon a sweeping gun control measure, according to published reports. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Beaver State gun owners are breathing easier in the aftermath of a GOP legislative maneuver that saw state Senate Republicans return to the chamber floor this week to help pass a major education funding bill, because Democrats agreed to kill a sweeping gun control package in exchange, according to the Salem Statesm...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Oregon, Senate, Wikipedia, Gop, House, Portland, Salem, Npr, Seattle, Nra, Willamette Valley, State Legislature, Columbia River, Burdick


Oregon Republicans and Democrats Kill Sweeping Gun Control Bill

Opinion In a deal to pass a major education package in Oregon, Democrats agreed to abandon a sweeping gun control measure, according to published reports. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Beaver State gun owners are breathing easier in the aftermath of a GOP legislative maneuver that saw state Senate Republicans return to the chamber floor this week to help pass a major education funding bill, because Democrats agreed to kill a sweeping gun control package in exchange, according to the Salem Statesm...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Oregon, Senate, Wikipedia, Gop, House, Portland, Salem, Npr, Bill, Seattle, Nra, Willamette Valley, State Legislature, Columbia River


Social Prejudice Seeping into Oregon Wildlife Management?

Social Prejudice Seeping into Oregon Wildlife Management? U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- In a move that is alarming hunters in Oregon and beyond that Northwest state's borders, a gubernatorial nominee to the state Fish & Wildlife Commission has been bounced from consideration by a state Senate committee because, according to Oregon Live, “environmental advocates raised concerns over his history as a big game hunter and potential conflicts of interest.” There is more than just a hint of social preju...
Tags: Guns, Youtube, Oregon, Senate, Wikipedia, Africa, Afghanistan, Portland, Northwest, Nra, Brown, Legislature, Kate Brown, Bill Monroe, Nash, U S Marine Corps


Burdick named CEO of Northstar Aerospace

Northstar Aerospace Inc, a portfolio company of Wynnchurch Capital LLC, said April 30 that Scott Burdick was named CEO, while Dave McConnaughey will be retiring and transitioning to a board role. McConnaughey had been CEO of Northstar since 2012. PRESS RELEASE Northstar Aerospace Announces the Appointment of Scott Burdick as Chief Executive Officer Rosemont, IL – April 30, 2019 – Northstar Aerospace, Inc. (“Northstar”), a portfolio company of Wynnchurch Capital, LLC (“Wynnchurch”), announced tod...
Tags: California, Trends, People, Chicago, Dave, Canada, United States, Company, Scott, Northstar, Scott Scott, Burdick, UTC Aerospace Systems, Rosemont Illinois, McConnaughey, Wynnchurch


Quick response by BPD possibly saves life

A quick response and action possibly saved a juvenile's life according to a Facebook post shared by the Bakersfield Police Department.  On September 24 at approximately 6 p.m., Bakersfield Police Department received a call for a service near 1700 Duke Drive for a 2 1/2 year old juvenile who had fallen into a swimming pool.The call was initially handled by BPD's communications center and then transferred to Bakersfield Fire Department.Within a minute of the call being broadcast via polic...
Tags: Facebook, Local News, Bakersfield Police Department, Ryan, Bakersfield Fire Department, Burdick, Madsen, Zachary Burdick, John Ryan Nicole Madsen


Dick’s Classic Car Garage announces its closure and transition to non-operating private foundation

Photos courtesy Dick’s Classic Car Garage, unless otherwise noted. Founded in 2009, Dick’s Classic Car Garage has thrilled and educated visitors to San Marcos, Texas, for nearly a decade with a collection that includes Duesenbergs, a Chrysler Imperial that served British royalty and an American president, and a Tucker 48 sedan with less than a mile on the odometer. On December 31, the museum will close its doors forever, and its holdings will be offered at RM Sotheby’s auctions over the coming...
Tags: Shows, Austin, Auctions, Ford, Autos, Bentley, San Antonio, Hudson, Dick, Seville, San Marcos, San Antonio Texas, Hershey, Tucker, Sotheby, Burdick


Flat Earthers and the double-edged sword of American magical thinking

Alan Burdick recently wrote a piece for The New Yorker about the “burgeoning” flat Earth movement, a group of people who believe, against simple & overwhelming evidence, that the Earth is not spherical1 but flat. If you are only just waking up to the twenty-first century, you should know that, according to a growing number of people, much of what you’ve been taught about our planet is a lie: Earth really is flat. We know this because dozens, if not hundreds, of YouTube videos describe the cover...
Tags: Usa, Hollywood, America, Nasa, Earth, Chicago, Salem, Michigan, Gruber, Newtown, Boston Celtics, John Gruber, Jason Kottke, Kyrie Irving, Andersen, Barnum


A Week In Boston, MA, On A $56,100 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a digital strategist working in journalism who makes $56,100 per year and spends some of her paycheck this week on lingerie.Occupation: Digital StrategistIndustry: JournalismAge: 24Location: Boston, MASalary: $56,100Paycheck (Monthly): $1,774, plus $6...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, Boston, Netflix, Canada, Brooklyn, New York Times, Cambridge, Hulu, Bordeaux, Everlane, Joe, Tupperware, Arlington VA, L L Bean


Scaling Your Small Business Doesn’t Have to Be Hard: Follow These 4 Tips

Scaling a business requires every business owner to make some tough decisions. Christine Burdick is uniquely familiar with those challenges. But she has been able to successfully grow her business, Christine Burdick Design, by scaling very intentionally. A commercial interior designer based in Burlington, Vermont, Burdick never actually intended to start a business. She was laid off, along with plenty of other design and architecture professionals, in 2009. And as she interviewed with other com...
Tags: Sales, Burlington, Don, Burdick, Small Business Operations, Christine Burdick, Burlington Vermont Burdick


Pardons Are For The Guilty

Tomorrow the Trump du jour will be whether the President might pardon his aides, his family members, or even himself. I want to make one observation about this; a quote from the Supreme Court's 1915 opinion in Burdick v. United States, which addressed the pardon power:"This brings us to the differences between legislative immunity and a pardon. They are substantial. The latter carries an imputation of guilt; acceptance a confession of it. The former has no such imputation or confession."Gerald F...
Tags: Supreme Court, United States, Branding, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Burdick, Gerard N Magliocca


Petition of the day

The petition of the day is: Libertarian Party of Kentucky v. Grimes 16-1034 Issues: (1) Whether the equal protection analysis in ballot-access cases, including Anderson v. Celebrezze and Burdick v. Takushi, incorporates a non-discrimination principle, separate and apart from the Anderson-Burdick burden analysis, as held by the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 2nd, 3rd, 10th and 11th Circuits, or whether the Anderson-Burdick burden analysis is the sole test for ballot access, as held by the U....
Tags: Law, Grimes, Anderson, Scalia, U S Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, Burdick, Cases in the Pipeline, 6th Circuit, U S Courts of Appeals, Libertarian Party of Kentucky, Celebrezze, Takushi, Anderson Burdick


Bookmark This

In this edition, comedy and tragedy, Padma Lakshmi, Dracula, and more. Chris Schluep: This weekend I will be reading a book that I didn't have a chance to read last month. It's called A Horse Walks into a Bar, and the author is David Grossman. In this Sunday's New York Times book review, Gary Shteyngart calls the book a "magnificently comic and sucker-punch-tragic excursion into brilliance." And I noticed yesterday that NPR had this to say: "a novel as beautiful as it is unusual, and it's nearl...
Tags: Books, Berlin, India, Israel, Features, New York Times, Stasi, Romania, Food And Drink, Mystery, Npr, Hitler, Hemingway, Amazon Books, Dracula, Transylvania


Nonfiction: It’s Not Really on Your Side

In “Why Time Flies,” Alan Burdick intertwines an account of his own personal struggle with time with an extensive overview of laboratory experiments.
Tags: News, Alan, Burdick, Books and Literature, Alan Burdick


This Week In Running: October 31, 2016

The Javelina Jundred, IAU Trail World Championships, and the USATF 50-Mile Road National Championships were the weekend’s biggest races. Next week’s USATF Trail Marathon National Championships are also previewed in this week’s column. JAVELINA JUNDRED – FOUNTAIN HILLS, ARIZONA Though typically on the track at Aravaipa Running’s Desert Solstice Invitational ‘track meet,’ Zach Bitter has had a lot of success in Arizona. That trend carried through the five-lap, 100-mile trail race here. In front ...
Tags: Europe, California, France, Oregon, Spain, Sport, Indiana, Italy, Arizona, Portugal, Moab, Running, Kaiser, Ohio, Merkle, Anderson


Blogger Doing Investigative Research Defeats Personal Jurisdiction–FireClean v. Tuohy

FireClean sells an eponymous cleaning oil, FIREClean, “advertised to reduce carbon residue buildup in firearms.” Andrew Tuohy blogs about firearms at the Vuurwapen blog (Dutch for “firearms”). Allegations swirled that FIREClean was just Crisco. Tuohy worked with a University of Arizona chemistry professor to test those allegations using an “Infrared Spectroscopy to compare the chemical structures of FIREClean, canola oil, and soybean oil.” The conclusion: “[FIREClean] was probably a modern unsat...
Tags: Facebook, Utah, Law, Virginia, Massachusetts, Arizona, University Of Arizona, Baker, Superior Court, Wilkerson, Burdick, Fahmy, RSL, Content Regulation, Buckles, Tuohy


This Week in Running: May 31, 2016

South Africa’s Comrades Marathon and the Tecnica MaXi-Race in France were the week’s biggest highlights. Next week’s Cayuga Trail 50 Mile race is also previewed in this week’s column. Comrades Marathon – Durban, South Africa South Africans David Gatebe and Charne Bosman won the 91st Comrades Marathon. This year’s point-to-point course was a “down” route that stretched 89k. Gatebe set a new course record at 5:18:19, cutting two minutes from Russian Leonid Shvetsov’s 2007 best. Gatebe was in jus...
Tags: Usa, New York, Sweden, Australia, France, Alabama, Sport, South Africa, Maine, Iowa, Italy, Portugal, Running, Switzerland, Zimbabwe, Portland Oregon


Q1 2016 Quick Links, Part 2 (Online Jurisdiction)

Photo credit: 3D Quick Link Crossword // ShutterStock Oh yay, an entire quick links post dedicated to online jurisdiction! * Kindig It Design, Inc. v. Creative Controls, Inc., 2016 WL 247574 (D. Utah. Jan. 20, 2016) Furthermore, maintaining an interactive website is no longer the sole purview of corporations. In fact, with the invention of social media, many individuals, to say nothing of organizations, maintain an interactive website. In a matter of minutes, an individual can create a Faceboo...
Tags: Facebook, Utah, General, Zippo, Instagram, California, Massachusetts, Court, Arizona, Louisiana, Illinois, State Of California, Superior Court, Second Circuit, Gorman, Burdick


This Week In Running: March 7, 2016

A pair of 50ks on opposite coasts highlighted the stateside racing, and the TransGrancanaria event kicked off the top-level European racing season. Way Too Cool 50k – Cool, California David and Megan Roche scored their biggest sweep to date. The married couple ran 3:19 and 3:42 to win a wet and muddy Way Too Cool 50k. Despite the characteristically competitive field, David led nearly the entire race. “[The race] starts with a couple of miles on road and none of the stud men went with me at the...
Tags: Usa, UK, New York, Texas, France, Qatar, Spain, David, Canada, Morocco, New Jersey, Brighton, New Zealand, Switzerland, Ohio, Venezuela


Soros Names Burdick Investment Chief as Bessent Starts Own Firm

The $30 billion family office for George Soros named Ted Burdick to be its chief investment officer, succeeding Scott Bessent, who started his own macro fund this month. Burdick, 45, has been associated with Soros for more than 15 years, according to a memo sent to the firm's staff by Robert Soros, George's son.
Tags: George Soros, Soros, Soros Names Burdick Investment, Bessent, Ted Burdick, Scott Bessent, Burdick, Robert Soros George


Palm Beach County Commissioners set to pick mayor Tuesday. But who?

But last year, then-Vice Mayor Paulette Burdick was passed over for colleague Shelley Vana, in a piece of high-drama Burdick described as "petty" punishment for her growth-management stances. Steven Abrams became the first county mayor in January 2013 after the commission decided to change the name of the ceremonial post from chairman.
Tags: Burdick, Steven Abrams, Palm Beach County Commissioners, Paulette Burdick, Shelley Vana


SWUa s Class of 2015 receives degrees

Jonathan Stegenga of Pickens takes a selfie with Devri Burdick of Charlotte following commencement ceremonies May 8 at Southern Wesleyan University in Central. Stegenga received a BS in intercultural studies and Burdick received a BS in Special Education.
Tags: Charlotte, Pickens, Burdick, Jonathan Stegenga, Devri Burdick, Southern Wesleyan University in Central Stegenga


Burdick couple dies from intersection wreck

Ashlie Koehn, a University of Kansas junior from Burns studying in Kyrgyzstan, interrupted helping her host family prepare dinner to take a Skype call April 12. To her surprise, Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little was on the other end, letting Koehn know she had been named a 2015 Harry S. Truman Scholar. Koehn is the 18th KU student to be named a Truman Scholar and the only 2015 recipient from the state of Kansas.
Tags: Kyrgyzstan, Skype, Burns, University of Kansas, Burdick, Ashlie Koehn, Koehn


Roundabout construction to start soon at intersection

Today's planned selection of a contractor to build a roundabout to improve safety of the US-56/77 and K-150 intersection east of Marion came too late for two Burdick residents who died Friday from injuries sustained in an accident there.
Tags: US, Marion, Burdick