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  • Need help renovating house

    03/02/2018 5:26:04 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 69 replies
    March 2, 2018
    Have to replace carpet with hardwood or laminate. If you can help or know someone please email me. Thanks!
  • SAS Automotive Systems bringing 170 jobs to Tuscaloosa (Alabama)

    12/03/2017 12:56:38 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    The Birmingham News ^ | November 29, 2017 | William Thornton
    SAS Automotive Systems is coming to Tuscaloosa County, bringing 170 jobs. The German-based global auto supplier, which assembles cockpit modules, will support production of Mercedes-Benz's next generation SUV in Alabama. The Tuscaloosa County Industrial Development Authority (TCIDA) made the announcement, along with the Alabama Department of Commerce. SAS COO Francois Barthel said in a statement that company is "more than happy to contribute to the great success story of Alabama's auto production that started right in the very plant where we will be supplying components for Mercedes-Benz's next generation of SUVs." Mercedes is currently wrapping up a $1.3 billion expansion...
  • Jennifer Rubin: Flynn could deliver a knockout blow to Trump

    12/01/2017 9:31:00 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 89 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | December 1, 2017 | Jennifer Rubin
    The Post reports, “Former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI. … Flynn’s admission … is an ominous sign for the White House, as court documents indicate Flynn is cooperating in the ongoing probe of possible coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin to influence the 2016 election.” ABC News reports, “Michael Flynn promised ‘full cooperation to the Mueller team’ and is prepared to testify that as a candidate, Donald Trump ‘directed him to make contact with the Russians.’ ” That could be direct testimony implicating the president of campaign collusion. Flynn’s plea...
  • What It Was Like Working for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Election Campaign

    12/01/2017 4:22:29 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    Teen Vogue ^ | November 30, 2017 | Lynette Nylander
    Hillary Rodham Clinton is the guest-editor of our Volume IV issue, on newsstands nationally December 5. She will keynote at the first-ever Teen Vogue Summit in conversation with actress, scholar, and activist Yara Shahidi. The Teen Vogue Summit will take place on December 1 & 2 in Los Angeles. Tickets and information are available here. On November 9, 2016, the day after the election, the world watched Hillary Clinton deliver a concession speech that spoke of the “deeply divided” nation the presidential race had left in its wake. Observing from the sidelines, eyes filled with tears, were her heartbroken campaign...
  • President Trump to campaign near Alabama border days before election

    11/30/2017 7:36:52 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    WHNT-TV ^ | November 30, 2017 | The Associated Press
    NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump will appear at a campaign-style rally in Pensacola, Florida, next week, an event set less than 20 miles from the Alabama border four days before the state’s special Senate election. That’s according to one person familiar with the planning who was unauthorized to discuss the president’s movements publicly. The move comes after the White House insisted that President Trump would not campaign in Alabama on behalf of embattled Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, who has faced multiple allegations of sexual misconduct over the last month. Several Republican leaders in Congress have called on...
  • MSNBC’s Joy Reid picks a fight with Bernie Sanders’ wife, and loses

    11/30/2017 7:19:12 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | November 30, 2017 | Renee Hayes
    Rule #1 about politics … don’t bring family into it, unless you’re up for a fight. For the past few months, MSNBC’s Joy Reid has been giving President Trump a run for his money when it comes to eye-popping tweets, but this time she’s ticked-off a fellow liberal....
  • Inside the liberal delusion that sexist journalists cost Hillary Clinton the presidency

    11/29/2017 3:52:00 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Week ^ | November 29, 2017 | Damon Linker
    Hillary Clinton lost the presidency to an opponent that every knowledgeable political operative, strategist, and analyst considered the weakest major party candidate in modern American history. I — along with millions of other Americans, I'm sure — am dying to move on and pin my hopes for the future of the Democratic Party on someone, anyone else. But we don't have the luxury of moving on, because left-of-center pundits have decided to treat every charge of sexual harassment, abuse, and assault that takes down a prominent male media personality as an occasion to relitigate the 2016 election. The latest example...
  • Matt Lauer fired from NBC News over sexual misconduct allegations

    11/29/2017 4:19:56 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    WPTV-TV ^ | November 29, 2017 | Scripps
    NBC has fired Matt Lauer for inappropriate workplace behavior. The move was first reported by New York Times media columnist Jim Rutenberg. Rutenberg tweeted that NBC News Chairman Andrew Lack wrote in a memo that there was a "complaint from colleague about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace by Matt Lauer."
  • Self-driving robots will keep Walmart store floors squeaky-clean

    11/27/2017 7:28:07 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    Digital Trends ^ | November 22, 2017 | Lulu Chang
    Cleaning the floors at Walmart isn’t exactly an enviable job — and now it’s one humans no longer have to do. As originally reported by LinkedIn, the retail giant is currently applying some high-tech to a generally low-paying task. Walmart now has self-driving machines of its own, but you won’t see any of them on highways. Rather, these bristle-wielding devices designed by Brain Corp. are autonomously rolling themselves around Walmart stores, cleaning up after customers and employees. The autonomous floor cleaner is currently being tested in five stores in the vicinity of company headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas. With its sensors,...
  • Please pray for us

    11/27/2017 7:17:20 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 195 replies
    Free Republic | November 27, 2017 | 2ndDivisionVet
    My wife will lose her foot to amputation tomorrow or Wednesday. She's had a diabetic ulcer for a week or two so we called an ambulance Saturday. They don't think they can save it. She's in the same hospital as her father, so her mother is able to visit. I'm so shook up I can't eat and just lie in bed.
  • Morrissey: I would kill Trump 'for the safety of humanity'

    11/27/2017 8:34:55 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 27, 2017 | Rebecca Savransky
    British singer Morrissey said in a new interview he would kill President Trump if given the option. During an interview with Der Spiegel, Morrissey, the former The Smiths frontman, was asked: “If there was a button here and if you pressed on it, Trump would die dead [sic]– would you push it or not?” The musician responded that he would push the button. “I would, for the safety of humanity," Morrissey said. "It has nothing to do with my personal opinion of his face or his family, but in the interest of humanity I would push.”(continued)
  • Homeless residents create council to govern themselves

    11/27/2017 12:37:54 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The Journal ^ | November 26, 2017 | Shane Benjamin
    Homeless campers living west of Durango have created a governing council and adopted 19 rules for themselves to give order and security to an otherwise disorderly community. Some of the self-imposed rules include: Hail other campsites before approaching. Keep noise levels to a minimum after dusk. Donate two hours per week to keep the camp clean. And use designated locations for bathroom needs, which includes burying waste. “When it (Camp Council) was first created, I didn’t expect it to work,” said Tom Bates, one of three councilors on Camp Council. “We had chaos up there prior to this. Any community...
  • The friendship between Trump and Xi is a boon for US-China relations, whatever the US media says

    11/27/2017 12:15:46 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The South China Morning Posf ^ | November 27, 2017 | Chi Wang
    Chi Wang says the US president’s embrace of Xi Jinping’s welcome in Beijing reflects a personal warmth sorely missing in bilateral ties, bringing hope for more substantive cooperation to come Of all the stops in President Donald Trump’s five-country trip to Asia earlier this month, his visit to Beijing was both the most highly anticipated and the most soundly criticised leg of the journey. Chinese ambassador to the US Cui Tiankai promised that Trump’s visit would be a “state visit plus”, and Chinese hosts delivered on their promise: President Xi Jinping welcomed Trump with warmth and honour befitting a major...
  • New manufacturer could be coming to Wapakoneta (100 jobs in Ohio)

    11/26/2017 5:44:36 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    WLIO-TV ^ | November 20, 2017 | Joseph Sharpe
    Wapakoneta could be making room for a new manufacturer, and over 100 new jobs that would come with it. Wapakoneta City Council passed resolutions to help packaging company Pratt Industries build a new plant at the shovel ready site on the south side of the city. The State of Ohio needs to approve the deal in the beginning of December for the project to move forward. If approved, Pratt will invest around 250 million dollars for their first phase of their project, which would create around 100 jobs with an average pay of over 25 dollars an hour, with the...
  • Fox News Anchor Bret Baier Spotted With Trump at Mar-a-Lago

    11/26/2017 5:25:31 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    Mediaite ^ | November 26, 2017 | Caleb Ecarma
    During the Thanksgiving weekend, Fox News anchor and host of Special Report Bret Baier was spotted posing for a photo with Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago club. The reporter for the president’s favorite news network was reportedly eating dinner at the same time as Trump — as he was a guest of golf legend Jack Nicklaus for the weekend — but was not dining with POTUS specifically. In a statement released by Fox News and first reported by TheWrap‘s Jon Levine, the network stated the two ran into each other by happenstance and Baier was then asked to pose for...
  • Sanders Likely to Face Donald Trump in 2020 Election

    11/26/2017 5:14:52 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    News Ghana ^ | November 26, 2017
    The 2020 presidential election is Senator Bernie Sanders’ race to lose, according to a new survey of more than a dozen top Democratic strategists. The survey, conducted by the Hill, reveals a Democratic field crowded with old faces. At a time when the party could use some fresh blood, most contenders for commander-in-chief have been around for decades. Sanders, who will be 79 years old in 2020, currently leads the pack. “His people have never gone away,” Democratic strategist Brad Bannon told The Hill. “And he has a loyal core following out there that will be with him come hell...
  • Trump stands firm in support for Roy Moore

    11/26/2017 3:08:29 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    The Auburn Plainsman ^ | November 26, 2017 | Tracy Wilkinson, Tribune Washington Bureau
    President Donald Trump Sunday reiterated support for Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Alabama, despite numerous allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment against him "We can't let Schumer-Pelosi win this race," Trump posted on Sunday morning. He was referencing Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who head the Democratic contingents in their respective chambers of Congress. Numerous women have come forward to accuse Moore, an ultra-conservative Republican, of various degrees of sexual harassment, including assault, when he was in his 30s more than 30 years ago. One of the accusers was 14 years old...
  • Ivanka Trump: Woman with many hats, who advises US President

    11/26/2017 6:49:49 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Statesman ^ | November 26, 2017
    She is a socialite, a model, real estate developer, a reality show star, has her own fashion brand, and is the adviser to world’s most powerful man — President of United States Donald Trump — who happens to be her father. Ivanka Trump, who turned 36 on October 30, defies age when it comes to what she has achieved. Ivanka is leading a delegation on November 28 to Hyderabad to attend the 8th edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, a brainchild of former US President Barack Obama. Ivanka will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders. Her visit has...
  • Learn from Trump, Malaysian Minister tells ruling Barisan Nasional

    11/26/2017 5:56:58 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    Today ^ | November 25, 2017 | Maylay Mail
    KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysian tourism and culture minister Nazri Aziz has told ruling coalition Barisan Nasional (BN) to take a page out of US president Donald Trump’s campaign strategy. In a report by The Star, Mr Nazri said Mr Trump had won because American voters wanted leaders who focus on bread and butter issues rather than national ones. “The local communities wanted to be noticed and they wanted the government to work for them. People are not interested in national issues. Instead, they want a government that works for them. “That’s why Trump won, because Americans are just fed up...
  • Limiting president’s ability to launch an atomic first strike is appealing, but would be a bad idea

    11/26/2017 5:31:55 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    The Hawaii Tribune Herald ^ | November 25, 2017 | The Los Angeles Times
    Alarmed by President Donald Trump’s bellicose statements and impulsive governing style, two congressional Democrats introduced legislation that would prohibit the president — any president — from launching a nuclear first strike without a declaration of war by Congress explicitly endorsing such an attack. In seeking to restrict the president’s authority to launch a first strike, the Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act of 2017 proposed by Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Rep. Ted Lieu of Torrance cites Congress’ authority under the Constitution to declare war. The legislation says the Framers understood “the monumental decision to go to war...