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The AeroMobil 3.0, which was officially unveiled at the Pioneers Festival in Austria on Wednesday, is a flying car prototype that runs on gasoline and can fit into the average city street parking space.
The AeroMobil 3.0 is powered by a 100-horsepower, four-cylinder Rotax engine and has a top flight speed of 100 mph and a range of up to 500 miles. Altitude is limited to 9,800 because it does not have a pressurized cabin.
President Barack Obama is fighting his last campaign at Democratic fund-raising events in hotel ballrooms and the private homes of donors.
The unpopular president is no longer greeted by huge cheering crowds like when he spoke in front of the fake Grecian pillars.
This is not where Obama wanted to be in his 'lame duck’ term.
With the president's job approval near 40 percent, however, a public rally with Obama would be a liability for most Democrats in contested states where U.S. Senate control will be decided on Nov. 4 elections.
But Obama has gamely traveled far and wide as the chief Democratic fundraiser, headlining about 60 donor events this year and raising millions of dollars to help pay for campaign ads and voter turnout activities for congressional candidates.
The IRS uses drug trafficking and terror laws to seize bank accounts from taxpayers without any proof of a crime.
It all started with a requirement mandating that banks notify the federal government when citizens make cash deposits of $10,000 or more.
As a result drug traffickers and other criminals began making cash bank deposits of just under the $10,000 threshold.
The IRS then automatically assumes that sizeable cash deposits of just under the $10,000 amount are made by people trying to skirt income reporting requirements and/or laundering drug money.
In the video above a lady operating an honest all-cash restaurant business in Iowa had $33,000 seized from her bank account. She had no idea that her sizeable cash bank deposits of less than $10,000 would cause the feds to assume she was trying to hide income.
Because deposits of $10,000 or more trigger bank reporting requirements, drug kingpins, terrorists and racketeers limit their deposits to $9,900.
These harsh civil forfeiture laws were aimed at serious criminals. Nobody expected them to be used against people for depositing their own money in their own bank accounts.
Civil forfeiture is becoming a nationwide scandal and is one of the most significant threats to private property in the country.
Law-abiding people can have their money seized and the IRS can sit on the cash and try to pressure ordinary businessmen and women into settlements.
Chicago activists Paul McKinley, Mark Carter, Joseph Watkins and Harold “Noonie” Ward recently went on camera to deliver a message to black communities across the country.
Their message is: the worst black on black crime is when black Democrat politicians come around at election time asking for blacks to vote for them and then turn their backs on the black voter after the election.
It's good to see that blacks in poor communities are 'waking up' to this reality.
A report at the link below says the “Freedom Summer” of 2014 started with a bang but appears to be ending with a whimper.
Legally, Ferguson has collapsed. But the truth matters not to the professional hooligans looking for an excuse to loot and riot and to the cynical leftist politicians looking to stir up the black base right before an election. For them the false narrative served its purpose well.
The Washington Post reports that “seven or eight African American eyewitnesses have provided testimony consistent with police officer Wilson’s account that he fatally shot Brown when the young man moved toward him in the street.
According to the official court autopsy report, Michael Brown probably did not have his hands raised in the “Hands up, don’t shoot” position that has been claimed by the protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.
Photographer Harry J. Miles hand cranked a Bell & Howell movie camera during the filming.
No accidents appear in the film but there are many close calls between automobiles, horse drawn carriages and pedestrians as they seem to go in all directions at the same time.
The film was originally thought to have been made in 1905. However, film historian David Kiehn located the February 1906 registration record for a car license plate recorded in the film.
It has also been determine that the film was made just one to three weeks prior to the earthquake that struck the city on April 18, 1906 causing a massive fire that destroyed more than 28,000 buildings, left at least 200,000 residents homeless and more than 3,000 people dead.
Just how many people in the film were victims of the disaster is anybody’s guess.
Hillary Clinton said in a speech recently that businesses and corporations are not the job creators of America. “Don’t let anybody tell you that it’s corporations and businesses that create jobs,” the former Secretary of State said.
Clinton’s comment will likely be used frequently to attack her as another big-government Democrat. She is seen by many as already running for president in 2016.
It’s not surprising to here her say that after working for a president who famously said, “if you have a business, you didn’t build that.”
Democrat donors are meeting with possible challengers to Hillary.
Liberal activists are trying to coax Sen. Elizabeth Warren into running. Politicians not named Hillary Clinton are testing their appeal in New Hampshire and Iowa.
As formidable as Clinton looks even before declaring herself a candidate, liberals are casting about for a committed populist to run against her in 2016. They see the former secretary of state and senator as too closely aligned with large corporations and question whether she can be counted on to narrow the income gap in America.
While running for the Senate Elizabeth Warren made a claim that she was part Native American which was proved to be inaccurate. Will her false claim of Indian heritage prevent the Democrats from backing her for president?
Elizabeth Warren - Bernie Sanders
Will Democrats be desperate enough to back Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders? Sanders is the only member of congress to call himself a socialist.
Sanders, who is officially listed as an indpendant, is itching to run for president and is currently seeking financial backers.