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— FOX Michigan High School Basketball Star Dies After Winning Shot…A western Michigan high school basketball player collapsed on the court and later died after making the game-winning shot to finish off his team’s perfect season. Wes Leonard, a 16-year-old Fennville High School basketball player, died Thursday night, Holland Hospital spokeswoman Deb Patterson said. The medical examiner says that Leonard died from an enlarged heart.
— FSM by Lloyd Marcus – Liberal Media Gives a Pass to the Administration’s Black Racism…OK, we get it. Their template is “Conservatives suck, kill them “politically”. Minorities are “angels”, victims of a racist America controlled by rich white guys. Folks, if you understand this mindset, you understand the liberal media’s coverage of the Tea Party and their blatant ignoring of racism coming from the Left.
— Gateway Pundit BOMB THREAT At Scott Walker News Conference – Leftist Protester Arrested! Posted by Jim Hoft
Far Left protester Patrick J. Knauf, 43, of Eau Claire was arrested on Wednesday for the violation of making a bomb scare under state statute 947.015. He was released on a $3,000 signature bond.
— Wisc. State Journal Judge orders Capitol restrictions lifted but bars overnight stays…
* Live ammunition found *
Earlier Thursday, police reported finding dozens of rounds of live ammunition outside the Capitol. Dane County deputies found 11 rounds near the State Street entrance Thursday morning, UW-Madison Police Chief Susan Riseling said. Twenty-nine rounds were found near the King Street entrance, and one round was found near the North Hamilton Street entrance, Riseling said.
Tense, brief standoff…As word of the order for overnight protesters to leave made it to the Capitol, about a hundred protesters who were marching up State Street in a New Orleans-style funeral march managed to enter through the State Street door. Dozens of officers raced to that entrance to the rotunda in a tense but brief standoff.
‘It is a funeral’ Earlier, thousands of protesters stretching most of the length of State Street marched to the Capitol in the New Orleans-style funeral march.
Cleanup costs to taxpayers… Administration Secretary Mike Huebsch said it will cost $6 million to restore the interior of the Capitol, and another $500,000 to remove all the tape from the marble. Huebsch estimated it would cost an additional $1 million to restore the exterior.
* Alert from the RGA *
We just learned some alarming news and wanted to let you know immediately. Nancy Pelosi is raising money in an attempt to help defeat Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s plan to balance his state’s $3.6 billion budget deficit without raising taxes.
News reports indicate that she has already raised nearly $50,000 and plans to more than double that amount in the hours ahead.
— FOX Ex-Rep, ‘Gopher’ Leaves Radio Show After Pressure Over Islam Comments…Fred Grandy, the former “Love Boat” star who served several terms in Congress before landing a gig as a radio host, resigned from his show this week after he was pressured to stop talking so much about radical Islam, his wife Catherine told FoxNews.com.
NASA Glory Satellite Lost at Launch – Satellite fails to reach orbit
— Utah Passes Arizona-Style Immigration Law…Utah lawmakers have approved an immigration package that includes an enforcement law reminiscent of Arizona’s but tempered with a guest worker program for illegal immigrants.
— The Political Wisdom on Social Security is Bunk…The conventional wisdom in Washington is that entitlement reform is political poison. In truth, it is the antidote.
– Heritage Reid’s Obstructionism May Cause Government Shutdown…Senator Reid is employing a procedural strategy to deal with the House-passed long-term Continuing Resolution (CR), H.R. 1, that may make it more likely that the federal government will shut down when the government runs out of money on March 18.
— FSM EDITOR: “Fight Enemies Wherever Your Hand Reaches Them!” Message From A Muslim Emir – Between 2006 and 2007, Doku Umarov was formerly the head of the “Chechen Republic of Ichkeria,” a group that wants to see the Russian Federal Republics in the North Caucasus secede from Russia. Since that time he has announced that he is the Emir (Spiritual leader) of the the Russian North Caucasus (see map at the foot of this article). He is sometimes known as Emir Doku (or Dokku) Abu Usman.
– CFP SC State Reps Have More Than Their Heads Screwed on Properly…According to Robert Romano of NETRIGHTDAILY.com two State Representatives in South Carolina want to get their heads screwed on right by allowing the people of their state to be able to continue to screw incandescent light bulbs into the lighting fixtures in their homes in that state.
— Italy makes immigrants speak Italian for work visa (AP) – Svetlana Cojochru feels insulted. The Moldovan has lived here seven years as a nanny to Italian kids and caregiver to the elderly, but in order to stay she’s had to prove her language skills by writing a postcard to an imaginary friend and answering a fictional job ad.
– Delaware Online Delaware voters say no to Joe Biden — for name of school
Pakistan Nazis murder Christians – Militants gunned down the only Christian in Pakistan’s government outside his widowed mother’s home, the second assassination in two months of a high-profile opponent of laws that impose the death penalty for insulting Islam. Shahbaz Bhatti was aware of the danger he faced, saying in a videotaped message that he had received death threats from al-Qaida and the Taliban. In it, the 42-year-old Roman Catholic said he was “ready to die” for the country’s often persecuted Christian and other non-Muslim minorities.
– AP Success on both sides sows fear of Libya civil war…TRIPOLI, Libya – Moammar Gadhafi loyalists swept into the opposition-held city closest to Tripoli on Saturday, tightening security around the regime-held capital. To the east, rebel forces captured a key oil port as the country veered toward civil war.
– AP Clinton Lauds Virtues Of Al Jazeera: ‘It’s Real News’