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  • Texas Congressman Joe Barton Apologizes for Sending Nude Pic to Woman, Not His Wife

    11/22/2017 11:14:14 AM PST · by Alter Kaker · 316 replies
    TMZ ^ | 11/21/2017
    Texas Congressman Joe Barton sent nudes and illicit text messages to a woman, and he's apologizing for the graphic image first revealed by a Twitter user. Barton, a Republican, sent the nude photo showing his penis. The Twitter user censored the image, and also revealed a sext that reads, "I want u soo bad. Right now."
  • CBS News suspends Charlie Rose, PBS to halt production following sexual harassment report

    11/20/2017 2:53:57 PM PST · by BusterDog · 96 replies
    Bye Charlie
  • Fats Domino Has Died

    10/25/2017 8:39:41 AM PDT · by mapffel · 20 replies ^ | October 25, 2017 | John Pope
    By John Pope, The Times-Picayune Fats Domino, a portly piano-playing prodigy from the Lower 9th Ward whose boogie-woogie way with rhythm and blues made him a pioneer in the development of rock 'n' roll with songs such as "Ain't That a Shame," "Blue Monday" and "I'm Walkin'," has died. He was 89. Mr. Domino, a lifelong New Orleanian who dominated pop and R&B charts from 1949 until the early 1960s, lived in splendor in a house on Caffin Avenue until floodwaters overwhelmed his home, along with the rest of the Lower 9th Ward, when Hurricane Katrina struck on...
  • Arizona's Jeff Flake announces he will not seek re-election to U.S. Senate

    10/24/2017 11:56:39 AM PDT · by abb · 175 replies
    The Arizona Republic ^ | October 24, 2017 | Dan Nowicki
    See link in body of thread.
  • Shooting Reported at Texas Tech Police Station Monday Evening

    10/09/2017 6:53:59 PM PDT · by bgill · 32 replies ^ | Oct. 9, 2917 | staff
    Lubbock Police and EMS were called to the Texas Tech Police Department Monday evening for the report of a shooting. It was not immediately clear if the shooting was inside the TTUPD or nearby to the police station. The extent of injuries to the shooting victim was not known. Police radio traffic indicated there was a search for a suspect but official information has not yet been released.
  • Y.A. Tittle, Hall of Famer and Giants legend, dead at 90

    10/09/2017 12:00:04 PM PDT · by oh8eleven · 54 replies
    NY Post ^ | 9 October 2017 | AP
    Known as “The Bald Eagle” as much for his sturdy leadership as his prematurely receding hairline, Tittle played 17 seasons of pro football. He began with the All-America Football Conference’s Baltimore Colts in 1948 and finished with the NFL’s New York Giants. He played 10 years in between with the San Francisco 49ers, but had his greatest success in New York, leading the Giants to three division titles in four years in a remarkable late-career surge.
  • Peters sits

    10/02/2017 5:41:57 PM PDT · by zerosix · 33 replies
    10/2/17 | Self
    KC Chiefs player only team member sits during national anthem played by fabulous KC Symphony, Marcus Peters!No Wash. Redskins sat but linked arms!
  • Sen Liz Warren Video goes Viral

    09/22/2017 10:07:55 AM PDT · by taildragger · 40 replies
    Drudgereport ^ | 09/22/2017 | taildragger
    Freepers.... Jeff Kuhner's video of Liz Warren has gone Viral, Drudge link on the left side of the page about 1/2 way down:
  • Protesters shut down Pelosi news conference on DACA, chanting, ‘All of us or none of us’

    09/18/2017 2:36:42 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 84 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | September 18, 2017 | By Evan Sernoffsky
    Chanting pro-immigrant slogans — “All of us or none of us,” “Democrats deport” and “We are not a bargaining chip” — more than 60 young people overwhelmed a Monday news conference that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi had organized on her home turf in San Francisco to urge passage of the DREAM Act to protect immigrants who were brought to the country as children. After nearly an hour of boisterous chanting from the group, which called itself “Undocumented Youth,” Pelosi and fellow House Democrats Barbara Lee of Oakland and Jared Huffman of San Rafael packed up and left the carefully...
  • Schumer, Pelosi say they have deal with Trump to protect 'Dreamers'

    09/13/2017 7:31:47 PM PDT · by AJFavish · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 13, 2017
    Democratic congressional leaders emerged from a meeting with President Donald Trump Wednesday vowing to pursue an agreement protecting immigrants who were brought illegally into the U.S. as children from deportation. In a joint statement, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said they and Trump had "agreed to enshrine the protections of DACA into law quickly, and to work out a package of border security, excluding the wall, that's acceptable to both sides."
  • Active Shooter at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital (Lebanon, NH)

    09/12/2017 11:53:13 AM PDT · by keat · 23 replies
    wcax,com ^ | 09/12/17 | self
    LEBANON, N.H. (WCAX) There is an active shooter investigation at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. File photo A spokesman for the hospital tells WCAX News there is an incident and police and officers are responding. We are hearing from inside the hospital and from Dartmouth College officials that parts of the hospital are on lockdown and some rooms are barricaded. Some people have been evacuated. An employee at the hospital tells us an alert went out over computer monitors, saying there is an active shooter on ICU-4 Main Campus, lock and barricade yourself in secure locations until...
  • Troy Gentry Killed In Copter Crash BREAKING

    09/08/2017 1:25:04 PM PDT · by tennmountainman · 31 replies
    CBS/Loaal ^ | 9-8-17 | Local
    Troy Gentry Killed In Copter Crash
  • Trump’s Justice Department Lets Lois Lerner Off The Hook

    09/08/2017 12:46:04 PM PDT · by b4its2late · 29 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 9/8/2017 | Chuck Ross
    The Justice Department says it will not prosecute former IRS executive Lois Lerner for targeting conservative groups during the 2010 and 2012 elections. In a letter to top Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee, Assistant Attorney General Kevin Brady said that after a careful review of the case, DOJ will not pursue charges against Lerner, who oversaw the IRS division that reviewed tax exempt organizations. “After this process, the Department determined that reopening the investigation would not be appropriate based on the available evidence,” Boyd wrote Texas Rep. Kevin Brady, the chairman of the House Ways and Means...
  • Trump has decided to end DACA, with 6-month delay

    09/03/2017 5:42:14 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 21 replies
    Politico ^ | September 3, 2017
    President Donald Trump has decided to end the Obama-era program that grants work permits to undocumented immigrants who arrived in the country as children, according to two sources familiar with his thinking. Senior White House aides huddled Sunday afternoon to discuss the rollout of a decision likely to ignite a political firestorm — and fulfill one of the president’s core campaign promises. (skip paragraphs) In a nod to reservations held by many lawmakers, the White House plans to delay the enforcement of the president’s decision for six months, giving Congress a window to act, according to one White House official....
  • Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has resigned

    08/31/2017 1:36:37 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 17 replies
    WTMJ-TV Milwaukee ^ | August 31, s017
    MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke resigned Thursday, TODAY'S TMJ4 has learned. Milwaukee County Clerk George L. Christenson confirmed the news Thursday afternoon. His letter of resignation was received at 3:17 p.m.
  • Bannon’s Time Is Up

    08/18/2017 9:32:13 AM PDT · by Bratch · 31 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 8-17-2017 | Roger Stone
    Steven K. Bannon, the swashbuckling former Goldman Sachs banker and press baron of Breitbart news who calls himself “Chief Strategist” of Trump’s historic campaign, is in deep trouble within the Trump White House. To be clear, I am no fan of National Security Advisor H. R. McMaster whose globalist views and hires are negating the foreign policy the President ran on. I am one who had publicly defended Bannon from false charges of racism and anti-Semitism yet I have concluded he is a spent force, never being willing to spend his political capital to help his friends and in some...
  • Glen Campbell dead at 81

    08/08/2017 1:33:42 PM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 170 replies
    Breaking now.
  • Behind Fox News' Baseless Seth Rich Story: The Untold Tale

    08/01/2017 6:32:55 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 70 replies
    The Fox News Channel and a wealthy supporter of President Trump worked in concert under the watchful eye of the White House to concoct a story about the murder of a young Democratic National Committee aide, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday. The explosive claim is part of the lawsuit filed against Fox News by Rod Wheeler, a longtime paid commentator for the news network. The suit was obtained exclusively by NPR. Wheeler alleges Fox News and the Trump supporter intended to deflect public attention from growing concern about the administration's ties to the Russian government. His suit charges that...
  • Trump dictated son’s misleading statement on meeting with Russian lawyer

    07/31/2017 5:50:50 PM PDT · by CaptainK · 104 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7/31/17 | Ashley Parker, Carol D. Leonnig, Philip Rucker and Tom Hamburger
    On the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Germany last month, President Trump’s advisers discussed how to respond to a new revelation that Trump’s oldest son had met with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign — a disclosure the advisers knew carried political and potentially legal peril. The strategy, the advisers agreed, should be for Donald Trump Jr. to release a statement to get ahead of the story. They wanted to be truthful, so their account couldn’t be repudiated later if the full details emerged. But within hours, at the president’s direction, the plan changed. Flying home...
  • Judge rules Sheriff Joe Arpaio guilty in criminal contempt case

    07/31/2017 11:31:05 AM PDT · by Coronal · 23 replies
    KNXV ABC 15 Arizona ^ | July 31, 2017
    PHOENIX - Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was found guilty of criminal contempt of court by a judge on Monday. The criminal charges stem from the profiling case that Arpaio lost three years ago that morphed into a contempt case after the sheriff was accused of defying a 2011 court order to stop his signature immigration patrols. Arpaio has acknowledged violating U.S. District Judge Murray Snow's order but insists his disobedience was not intentional. Snow disagreed, concluding Arpaio knowingly continued the patrols because he believed his immigration enforcement efforts would help his 2012 re-election campaign.