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  • Eric Bolling Jr. Was On Cocaine, Harmful Drugs Night Before Death: Friend

    09/17/2017 1:59:16 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 52 replies
    IBT ^ | 9/16/2017 | Suman Varandani
    The son of former Fox News host Eric Bolling, who was found dead in his bed at his apartment in Boulder, Colorado, on Sept. 8, was on cocaine and other drugs during a party the night before his death, his friend has told the Daily Mail. Referring to the reports that suggested that the 19-year-old may have killed himself, his close friend Wayne Carter, 21, said the teenager would have never done that. Carter talked to the Daily Mail about Eric Jr.'s illicit substance consumption at the party, adding he was also sending his videos to friends via messaging app...
  • Dozens of NJ High School Students Ordered to Get Blood, Urine

    09/07/2017 5:52:21 AM PDT · by Puppage · 58 replies
    NBC New York ^ | 09/07/2017 | Pat Battle
    Parents of students at a New Jersey high school were ordered to get their children’s blood and urine tested after a can of beer was discovered at a football game. The can of beer reportedly landed on the ground and was spotted by a school official during a game at Randolph High School on Friday night.
  • Man Gets Drunk, Sells Car, Forgets, Reports it Stolen ($579 - To Buy More Booze)

    09/06/2017 1:14:15 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    A man who sold his car while drunk forgot he had made the deal and called the cops to report his vehicle stolen. The Telegraph reports on the story involving a man in New Zealand who sold his car for $800NZD (€495) so he could get more money to keep his boozy night out going. However, the next day he had no memory of selling the car and reported it stolen to the police in Rotorua. The man who purchased the motor from a car-selling site was also suspicious the car might be stolen so he checked the registration and...
  • UFO in near miss with airbus plane over Glasgow with 200 passengers onboard

    09/02/2017 12:05:28 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 37 replies
    The Scottish Sun ^ | Mike Merrit
    “The light passed about 100-200ft above their aircraft. They assumed it to be a drone and reported it to air traffic control. There was no time to take avoiding action,” said the report on the incident, which happened on May 26. ... In 2013 another A320 also had a narrow miss with an unidentified object over Glasgow. The A320 was flying with its landing lights on, in clear conditions and at an altitude of about 4,000ft above the Baillieston area of Glasgow, when the pilot and non-flying pilot saw an object “loom ahead” at a range of about 100m. The...
  • Former Iowa first lady pleads guilty to public intoxication at State Fair

    09/01/2017 5:17:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    KCCI-TV ^ | September 1, 2017 | The Associated Press
    DES MOINES, Iowa — Former Iowa first lady Mari Culver has pleaded guilty to public intoxication after troopers saw her stumbling at the Iowa State Fair last month. In a statement Friday, Culver says she's "very disappointed" in herself and it won't happen again. A complaint says an Iowa State Patrol officer observed Culver "stumble into three people" Aug. 19 before contacting her on the Midway.....
  • The Favorite Alcoholic Beverages of 10 American Presidents

    08/26/2017 8:50:41 AM PDT · by Mafe · 34 replies
    The Grumpy Sloth ^ | August 25, 2017 | Sonya Sasser
    Even our U.S. presidents like to have an adult beverage every once in a while. In Mark Will-Weber’s book, “Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt: The Complete History of Presidential Drinking,“ he details every president’s favorite alcoholic beverage and explores the stories behind the drink. Will-Weber’s book also reveals the more “human side” of our nation’s leaders, which is important for us all to see from time to time.
  • Video shows woman stashing 18 bottles of liquor in clothes

    08/25/2017 2:28:22 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 76 replies
    <p>SHREVEPORT, La. — Surveillance video catches a woman stashing 18 liquor bottles in her purse, pants and bra.</p> <p>Police in Shreveport, La., said the woman paid for one bottle of booze, then shoplifted the rest.</p> <p>The video shows her casually walking out of the store where she appears to smile and laugh.</p>
  • New Jersey's Oldest Resident, Whose Secret to Longevity Was Alcohol, Dies at 112

    08/25/2017 9:23:42 AM PDT · by Silentgypsy · 26 replies ^ | 08/25/2017 | Unattributed
    New Jersey's oldest resident, who once claimed beer and whisky kept her spry, has died at the age of 112. Agnes Fenton, of Englewood, died Thursday morning, according to The Record. Fenton was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi, in 1905 and owned a restaurant in Tennessee before moving to New Jersey with her second husband.
  • Cleveland Whiskey of Ohio makes bourbon in less than 24 hours

    08/24/2017 6:39:38 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 67 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 21, 2017 | Eric Althoff
    Cleveland Whiskey in Ohio, founder and CEO Tom Lix is a firm believer that technology can accomplish in days what a barrel stashed underground would take a half-decade. Mr. Lix pours his mashes into a stainless steel vat along with chopped up pieces of barrel so that the wood can give the whiskey its traditional brown color. And in days, he emphasizes, many of Cleveland Whiskey’s products are ready for tasting and selling. Some, he says, even in 24 hours. Mr. Lix produced for me his Black Reserve, whose quality of taste is on par with Knob Creek. Its complexity...
  • (Howie) Carr: Kennedys behaving badly: 'You don't know who you're messing with'

    08/23/2017 7:58:01 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 30 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | August 23, 2017 | Howie Carr
    It's an old-fashioned summer on Cape Cod: sharks on the prowl, beaches closed and "glassy-eyed" Kennedys brawling with cops, under arrest and in protective custody. This time it was Max Kennedy, age 52, and his pouty 22-year-old daughter, Caroline Rose. You've heard of Bring Your Daughter to Work Day? For the Kennedys last weekend, it was Bring Your Daughter to Jail Night. [Snip] But look on the bright side of this Kennedy keg party. No women were raped, drowned, crippled or beaten to death with a golf club. There were no Skakels lurking in a tree outside, and no...
  • Two Kennedys (Bobby's spawn) arrested for disorderly conduct near family's Cape Cod compound

    08/22/2017 12:50:36 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 41 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | August 21, 2017 | Christopher Brennan
    Two members of the Kennedy family were arrested for disorderly conduct near the family’s famed compound on Cape Cod, according to police. Max Kennedy, the 52-year-old son of Robert F. Kennedy, was taken into custody for disorderly conduct and a noise violation around 1 a.m. Sunday morning after reports of loud partying, Barnstable Police told the Boston Herald. His daughter Caroline, a 22-year-old California resident, was also arrested at a home a short walk from the main Kennedy compound. [Snip] The arrests come after a brush with the law for another of RFK’s grandchildren, Conor Kennedy, who was also charged...
  • Video shows Florida mom's arrest after .200 breathalyzer test

    08/21/2017 11:29:19 AM PDT · by sparklite2 · 50 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 20, 2017
    Lerma took two breathalyzer tests in which she blew a .200 and a .187, according to WPEC. The legal blood alcohol level limit in Florida is .08.
  • Feds Spend $438,699 Studying If ‘Gender Norms’ Make LGBTQ People Get Drunk

    08/18/2017 10:40:34 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 20 replies
    Washington Free Bacon ^ | 08/18/2017 | Elizabeth Harrington
    Grant: Alcohol is 'integral component of bars and clubs'! The National Institutes of Health is spending over $400,000 studying whether gender norms of masculinity and femininity lead LGBTQ individuals to drink too much. Trying to find the "meanings of intoxication" of sexual and gender minorities is the central question of a study that was awarded in late July. The project will "examine the extent to which gendered norms shape risky drinking practices for sexual and gender minority (SGM) young adults," according to the grant for the study. The grant states that alcohol is an "integral component of bars and clubs."...
  • Florida woman drunkenly bites man's fishing line, swims away with lure, police say

    08/17/2017 9:08:39 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 49 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/17/2017 | staff
    A Florida fisherman got quite the catch Tuesday -- but it happened to be an intoxicated 22-year-old woman instead of a prized fish, according to police. Authorities were called to the St. Johns County Pier at 6 p.m. after a fisherman said a woman bit his fishing line and swam off with his lure, Action News Jax reported. The fisherman told deputies that Alexandria Turner, 22, appeared to be intoxicated when she swam up to his fishing line and cursed at him, according to a police report. The 22-year-old woman then allegedly bit the fishing line and swam away with...

    08/13/2017 2:46:24 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | AUGUST 13, 2017
    "There is a huge demand now for a store, for different kind of products from different locations and climates."In n an unassuming building in the heart of hip and gritty south Tel Aviv, a young distillery is hours away from auctioning off a batch of what it calls the first Israeli-made single malt whiskey. And of course it's kosher. The distillery is unloading its first "experimental series" of the spirit, aged only three years, by offering 100 bottles in an online auction and another 291 bottles are being sold locally.
  • 'No one is immune': Republican New York Senate leader says he sought treatment for alcohol ...

    08/07/2017 7:18:19 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 25 replies
    UK DailyMail ^ | Keith Griffith
    The Republican majority leader of New York's state Senate has come clean about his struggle with alcohol dependency. Long Island state Senator John J. Flanagan, 56, said in a statement on Sunday that he had completed an alcohol rehab program, drawing a supportive response from colleagues in both parties. 'Alcohol was becoming a crutch to deal with pressure I was under related to my responsibilities as Majority Leader of the New York State Senate,' Flanagan said in the four-paragraph statement in response to inquiries from Newsday. Flanagan said he 'took control of the situation and sought immediate help so I...

    08/05/2017 3:00:40 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    Vinepair ^ | July 25, 2017 | Jesse Farra
    It brings me no pleasure to tell you this, sincerely. I mean, I can be a bit of a pill at times; I know that. Hell, maybe I’ve even delighted in giving a bit of bad news a few times in my life. I don’t know! I’m not perfect. I’m barely even good. This is different, though. This truly pains me to say, because I know how important it is to you. But it has to be said. Here goes nothing. Pliny the Elder, the seemingly unobtainable God-level brew, the Imperial IPA with a BeerAdvocate score of 100 out of...
  • Cops: Bride Pulled Handgun On Her Groom

    08/02/2017 2:03:00 AM PDT · by null and void · 58 replies
    AUGUST 1--During a post-nuptial dispute, a Tennessee newlywed removed a 9mm pistol from beneath her wedding dress and pulled the trigger while pointing the weapon at her new husband, police charge. Officers were summoned last week to a Murfreesboro motel where Kate Elizabeth Prichard, 25, and her spouse James Jarid Burton, 30, were squabbling only hours after exchanging vows. When cops arrived at the Clarion Inn, Prichard--who was in her wedding dress--and Burton denied that anything was amiss. But interviews with witnessed contradicted the couple’s tale of marital bliss. As described in a Murfreesboro Police Department report, Prichard and her...
  • Addiction: Disease or Sin?

    08/01/2017 3:51:14 PM PDT · by evangmlw · 92 replies
    God's Addiction Recovery Plan ^ | September 24, 2015 | Michael Wrenn
    The problem of alcohol and drug addiction has reached epidemic proportions in the United States and around the world. Alcoholism runs rampant across the globe, drug abuse continues to consume its victims, and addiction to prescription drugs appears to be at an all time high. Many rehabilitation facilities have waiting lists for admittance, detoxification centers abound, the morgue slabs are full, and funeral homes continue to profit on the crisis of addiction stalking both old and young alike. Is there an answer? Is there a remedy to this destructive force that has been unleashed upon our planet?
  • US warns travelers about tainted alcohol in Mexico

    07/27/2017 11:01:06 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 30 replies
    ktnv ^ | 9:41 AM, Jul 27, 2017
    The United States is warning travelers to Mexico about tainted or counterfeit alcohol following the death of a Wisconsin woman. ... The death of Abbey Connor, 20, is just one of many incidents of travelers becoming sick after drinking alcohol at Mexican resorts, the paper reported. Connor, 20, was pulled from a pool at an Iberostar resort near Playa del Carmen in January, according to the paper. After the story, the paper received numerous reports from others who said they got sick and experienced blackouts at resorts in Cancun and Playa del Carmen.