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Mobile Prison Guard Towers Coming to a Walmart near You! Unbelievable.

source: peltecs Welcome to 1984, Orwell was right! Also see ICX Tactical Surveillance Want to see the inside of one of these things? These things are purchased with Obama Stimulus funds. Stimulate the economy by turning it into a prison

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Dec 25, 1914: Enemies Exchange Christmas Greetings

On and around Christmas Day 1914, the sounds of rifles firing and shells exploding fade in a number of places along the Western Front in favor of holiday celebrations in the trenches and gestures of goodwill between enemies. Starting on

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Dec 25, 2000: Christmas Party in China Turns Deadly

A Christmas party at an unlicensed disco is the site of a tragic fire that kills more than 300 people in Luoyang, China, on this day in 2000. It was the deadliest fire in China since a December 1994 fire

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Dec 25, 1941: Bing Crosby Introduces “White Christmas” to the World

“White Christmas,” written by the formidable composer and lyricist Irving Berlin receives its world premiere on this day in 1941 on Bing Crosby’s weekly NBC radio program, The Kraft Music Hall. It went on to become one of the most

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Dec 25, 0007: Christ is Born?

Although most Christians celebrate December 25 as the birthday of Jesus Christ, few in the first two Christian centuries claimed any knowledge of the exact day or year in which he was born. The oldest existing record of a Christmas

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Dec 17, 1843: A Christmas Carol is Published

On this day in 1843, Charles Dickens’ classic story “A Christmas Carol” is published. Dickens was born in 1812 and attended school in Portsmouth. His father, a clerk in the navy pay office, was thrown into debtors’ prison in 1824,

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