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  • Marine officers are drugged, robbed after Bogotá pub crawl and could face charges

    05/27/2017 3:41:38 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 71 replies ^ | MAY 26, 2017 | CAROL ROSENBERG
    Three married U.S. Marine officers have found themselves under investigation for a night in February that went off the rails in Bogotá, involving allegations they went drinking with some local women, were slipped illicit drugs, robbed of U.S. property and landed in a local hospital emergency room.
  • Vanity: Grain Alcohol in Minnesota

    05/13/2017 3:20:24 AM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 28 replies
    Vanity | 5/13/2017 | Oshkalaboomboom
    Do they sell grain alcohol in Minnesota? I looked up the laws for the state and it says no alcohols over 80% ABV. Everclear sells a version of their grain that is 75.5% so it is possible. I live in Spain but have neighbors visiting the Bloomington area who I could ask to bring some back when they return. I want to make some infused liqueurs and the strongest non-flavored alcohol they sell here is 40% Vodka. Perhaps some Minnesota Freeper can answer this question?
  • Drinking Alcohol Makes Straight Men More Sexually Fluid

    05/04/2017 1:15:38 PM PDT · by Bubba_Leroy · 92 replies
    Medical Daily ^ | May 3, 2017 | Lizette Borreli
    Many of us are all too familiar with the "beer goggles" effect: friends and strangers alike become more attractive after a drink or two. Undoubtedly, drinking alcohol lowers our inhibitions and makes us more open to experimentation with the same sex. In a new study, published in The Journal of Social Psychology, straight men were found to be more physically attracted to other men after a few drinks. "Most notably, alcohol intake was related to increased sexual willingness of men with a same-sex partner, suggesting a potential shift in normative casual sexual behavior among heterosexual men," wrote the authors in...
  • Bombay Sapphire Gin Recalled Across Canada for Containing Too Much Alcohol

    05/03/2017 5:23:59 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 65 replies
    CBC ^ | 5/3 | Pete Evans
    Gin's alcohol content may be as much as 77%, not 40% as claimed Liquor authorities across Canada are recalling a brand of gin that may contain almost twice as much alcohol as claimed on the bottle. The Liquor Control Board Of Ontario was the first to issue a recall after its internal quality assurance team discovered that some bottles of Bombay Sapphire London Dry Gin had not been properly diluted, resulting in an alcohol content of 77 per cent, not 40 per cent as listed on the bottle. It's the second time in recent weeks such an error has been...
  • Report: Hundreds of U.S. airport screeners failed random drug tests

    04/07/2017 7:46:12 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 10 replies ^ | 4/7/17 | Carol Christian - / Houston Chronicle
    Hundreds of Transportation Security Administration workers at U.S. airports have reportedly failed drug and alcohol tests in recent years. According to KGW in Portland, Ore., 858 TSA airport screeners tested positive for drugs or alcohol between 2010 and 2016. The station obtained the information through a Freedom of Information Act request.
  • Man Dangling From Car After Going Over Retaining Wall

    04/05/2017 8:54:33 AM PDT · by posterchild · 18 replies
    A 78 year old Lincoln man is rescued after driving over a near 9 foot- tall retaining wall near 91st and Highway Two. He wound up hanging upside down by one leg from the car with his head touching the ground until he was freed by emergency responders. Police say there was an odor of alcohol, along with three empty wine bottles in the car.
  • Michelle and Barack Obama Woes - Dilemma Over Daughter Malia Sowing Wild Oats?

    04/02/2017 6:05:28 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 85 replies
    Inquisitr ^ | April 2, 2017 | Roz Zurko
    Barack and Michelle Obama are dealing with a complete lifestyle change as their time in the White House has come to an end. Sources describe Michelle as having a tougher time than the former president at adjusting to the changes that the last few months have thrown their way. With that said, it appears that both have shifted their attention to their eldest daughter, Malia, who at 18 is on her own for the first time and making headlines recently for her antics inside a 21 and over nightclub. Recent events have Michelle and Barack worried about Malia, according to...
  • Wife of Wichita State Coach ‘Asked to Leave’ NCAA Seat For Belligerent Behavior (hammered drunk)

    03/20/2017 10:12:17 AM PDT · by drewh · 34 replies ^ | | 9:38 am, March 20th, 2017 | by Joe DePaolo
    It was a close, emotional game Sunday afternoon in Indianapolis between Wichita State and Kentucky. And according to several reports, one prominent fan may have gotten a bit too into the action. Several outlets posted photos and video of Lynn Marshall, the wife of Wichita State head coach Gregg Marshall, engaging in some spirited behavior during the game. Several reports indicated that her behavior turned belligerent, to the point where she was asked by arena security to leave her seat. And one report said that MarshallÂ’s daughter admitted that her mom was drunk. Also on Mediaite James Comey: Our Analysts...
  • Admiral, seven others charged with corruption in new ‘Fat Leonard’ indictment

    03/14/2017 4:18:22 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 31 replies ^ | March 14, 2017 | Craig Whitlock
    During a port visit by the Blue Ridge to Manila in May 2008, for example, five of the Navy officers attended a “raging multi-day party, with a rotating carousel of prostitutes,” at the Shangri-La Hotel, according to the indictment. The group allegedly drank the hotel’s entire supply of Dom Perignon champagne and rang up expenses exceeding $50,000, which Francis covered in full. On another port visit by the Blue Ridge to Manila in February 2007, Francis allegedly hosted another sex party for officers in the MacArthur Suite of the Manila hotel. During the party, “historical memorabilia related to General Douglas...
  • Utah lawmakers pass bill to lower DUI limit to 0.05 percent

    03/12/2017 6:01:58 AM PDT · by C19fan · 154 replies
    AP ^ | March 9, 2017 | Staff
    Utah could soon have the strictest DUI threshold in the nation after state lawmakers on Wednesday night voted to lower the limit for a driver's blood-alcohol content to 0.05 percent, down from 0.08 percent. The measure heads to Utah's governor, who has said he supports the legislation.
  • 132 Alcohol Bottles Recovered From Car in Lahore's Garden Town Area

    03/06/2017 8:04:04 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    Dunya News ^ | 04 March,2017
    Police officers confiscated as many as 132 wine bottles from a car in Lahore’s Garden Town area. According to details, the officers stopped a car at checkpost and recovered alcohol bottles of international brand during checking. Suspect Burhan has also been taken into custody for further investigation. Earlier on Thursday, Sindh High Court (SHC) had ordered to close bars who are selling alcohol across the province and instructed the authorities to continue shutter down until the proper procedure.
  • 'Frat Lives Matter' Painted on UConn Spirit Rock

    03/01/2017 4:26:06 AM PST · by simpson96 · 11 replies
    NBC Connecticut ^ | 2/27/2017 | Ken Buffa
    Greeting the UConn students on their Storrs campus Monday morning was a message spray-painted on the school's spirit rock that reads: "Frat Lives Matter." "I think it's too soon," said student Dez Williams. Late last week, six kappa sigma fraternity brothers were arrested in relation to the death of a 19-year-old student. In October, Jeffny Pally died after being run over by a campus fire SUV. Police said Pally had an alcohol level more than three times the legal limit and had been sitting against the fire dept garage doors when they opened for the vehicle. Authorities said Pally had...
  • Alcoholic Camilla Parker Bowles Thrown Into Royal Rehab

    02/21/2017 2:12:39 PM PST · by drewh · 144 replies
    National Enquirer ^ | By National ENQUIRER Staff Posted on Feb 21, 2017
    Gin-guzzling trainwreck Camilla has been forced into a hush-hush, home-detox program after humiliating the royal family with her drunken antics — and detonating a horrifying booze-fueled confrontation where she shockingly slapped future queen Kate Middleton! Sources learned that her furious hubby Prince Charles — who fears her boozy bad behavior is destroying any chance he has of becoming king — has confined the Duchess of Cornwall to her quarters in Highgrove. A team of private detox experts then began secretly trying to dry out the hateful royal with intensive emotional therapy and a 12-step program! But the royal souse and...
  • A Boycott of Wegmans for Selling Trump’s Wine Has Seriously Backfired

    02/18/2017 11:28:47 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 39 replies
    Grub Street ^ | February 17, 2017 | Clint Rainey
    Earlier this week, Wegmans became the latest company to face a backlash for carrying Trump-owned products. The supermarket chain sells five different Trump Winery wines at its ten stores in Virginia, where the vineyard is located, and a local chapter of the National Organization for Women called on its notoriously loyal fanbase to boycott Wegmans unless it agreed to remove the products from stores statewide. The company responded that it bases inventory “solely on how well [a product] sells,” and welcomed shoppers to “demonstrate their convictions.” Seeing that as an encouraging sign, a group called Stop Trump Wine materialized with...
  • Feminists Boost Sales of Trump Wine in Virginia at Wegmans

    02/17/2017 10:59:14 AM PST · by Mozilla · 21 replies
    Daily Headlines ^ | 2/17/17 | By Steven H Ahle
    The popular grocery chain, Wegmans has ten stores in Virginia, where feminists are pushing a boycott of Trump wines and Wegmans for selling it. But don’t expect Wegmans to fold anytime soon. Since the boycott began the sale of Trump Wines has skyrocketed. Two stores are totally out and the other eight are almost totally out and Wegmans warehouse does not have a single case left.
  • Boyfriend shot by girlfriend over cold taco (VIDEO)

    02/07/2017 1:43:26 PM PST · by PROCON · 51 replies ^ | Feb. 7, 2017 | Jennifer Cruz
    An early morning shooting in Houston Monday is under investigation and police say it may have stemmed over a cold taco. According to the Houston Police Department, a man and his girlfriend got a taco from a taco truck around 2 a.m., but the woman complained about the taco being cold. The woman apparently asked the taco truck worker to heat up the taco, but when he refused, the woman became irate and pulled a gun on the worker. At that point, the woman’s boyfriend asked her to calm down, but she instead pulled the trigger, striking her boyfriend. Authorities...
  • Guinness set to open its first US brewery in 60 years

    02/01/2017 1:25:22 PM PST · by detective · 35 replies
    The Irish Times ^ | February 01, 2017 | Peter Lee
    Multinational beer and spirits company Diageo, which owns Guinness and Harp, among many other famous brands, is planning on opening a brand new Guinness brewery in Baltimore County, Maryland in the fall. It will be the first Guinness brewery in the US in 60 years. Diageo is planning on investing $50 million (€46 million) in this project and will begin construction this spring at a former bottling plant in Relay, MD, which closed in 2015. The project is expected to create 70 new jobs in brewing, warehousing and packaging, as well as in the visitor experience side of the operation.
  • Budweiser’s 2017 Super Bowl Commercial Goes Full Social Justice Warrior

    02/01/2017 7:03:10 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 85 replies
    Youtube ^ | 01/31/17 | Mark Dice
    Budweiser’s Super Bowl 2017 commercial is a pro-immigration propaganda piece, which will undoubtedly turn off half of their customers, who are already voicing their disapproval of the ad online. It's called "Born the Hard Way." Media analyst Mark Dice has the story.        
  • Florida man accused of disguising 24 gallons of moonshine as water

    01/31/2017 4:44:09 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 46 replies
    UPI ^ | 01/31/2017 | Ben Hooper
    Jan. 31 (UPI) -- A Florida man was arrested after deputies discovered he was smuggling 24 gallons of moonshine whiskey disguised as water. The Alachua County Sheriff's Office said the Domestic Highway Enforcement Task Force pulled over Joe Edwards II, 44, a Miami resident with a Georgia driver's license, on southbound Interstate 75, near Micanopy. Police said they discovered 24 gallon bottles of moonshine in the in the front seat and trunk of the car that had been labeled as water. {..snip..}
  • ATF Elimination Act Re-introduced in the House

    01/22/2017 6:17:20 PM PST · by VitacoreVision · 29 replies
    The New American ^ | 20 January 2017 | Bob Adelmann
    In re-introducing the ATF Elimination Act on Thursday, January 12, Representative Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) explained one of the primary reasons why: “The ATF is a scandal-ridden, largely duplicative agency that has been branded by failure and lacks a clear mission. It is plagued by backlogs, funding gaps, hiring challenges, and a lack of leadership.”Not once did he explain the real reason the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF for short) should be eliminated: There is no provision anywhere in the Constitution that grants the federal government the powers the ATF exercises.Sensenbrenner’s original bill was introduced on March 4,...