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  • WV officials deny Blakenship a spot on ballot

    07/26/2018 7:37:11 PM PDT · by Nifster · 34 replies
    Politico ^ | 7/26/2018 | James Arkin
    West Virginia’s secretary of state on Thursday denied Don Blankenship’s bid to appear on the Senate ballot as a third-party candidate, a victory for Republicans hoping to consolidate votes against Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin in the general election. Secretary of State, Mac Warner, said Blankenship’s bid would violate the state’s "sore loser law" preventing a candidate who lost a primary from running again in the general election. Blankenship ran in the May GOP primary but finished a distant third, and submitted signatures earlier this week to run in November as the Constitution Party candidate.
  • Rasmussen: Parents to Blame for Border Crisis

    06/21/2018 11:36:10 PM PDT · by Nifster · 16 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 6/21/2018 | Amber Athey
    According to a new Rasmussen poll, a majority of Americans blame illegal immigrant parents for the child crisis on the border over the U.S. government. The media has put a hyper focus on the separation of families at the border over the last several weeks, leading President Donald Trump to sign an executive order ending the separation. Current U.S. law does not allow families to be detained together if the parents are referred for prosecution for illegal border crossing. However, the Rasmussen poll shows that Americans don’t blame the Trump administration for the approximately 2,000 children who have been separated...
  • Charles Krauthammer Dead

    06/21/2018 4:54:43 PM PDT · by Nifster · 66 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/21/2018 | Elizabth Lorente
    Charles Krauthammer, a longtime Fox News contributor, Pulitzer Prize winner, Harvard-trained psychiatrist and best-selling author who came to be known as the dean of conservative commentators, died Thursday. He was 68.
  • Deputies told to set up perimeter

    03/02/2018 9:07:24 AM PST · by Nifster · 76 replies
    .Muami Herald ^ | March 1, 2018 | WANDA J. DEMARZO AND NICHOLAS NEHAMAS
    The Broward Sheriff’s Office captain who initially took charge of the chaotic scene at a Parkland high school where 17 people were killed told deputies to form a perimeter around the deadly scene — which they did instead of going in to confront the shooter, according to a partial BSO dispatch log obtained by the Miami Herald. Capt. Jan Jordan, commander of BSO’s Parkland district, gave the order, the log shows, identifying her by her police call sign.
  • 10 ways to celebrate National Love Your Red Hair Day

    11/05/2016 2:24:19 PM PDT · by Nifster · 30 replies
    Irish Central ^ | November 5, 2016 | France Mulroney
    This November 5, we call on everybody, not just those lucky enough to have red hair, to celebrate all the benefits that come from having one the most alluring and rarest of hair colors. Established by sisters Stephanie and Adrienne Vendetti, co-founders of “How to be a Redhead” and authors of the “How to be a Redhead Beauty Book”, the annual event is now in its second year. Adding to the many redhead festivals that take place internationally throughout the year and to the latest map hoping to track all the redheads in the world, the celebration is helping to...
  • OANN. (Total vanity)

    09/26/2016 8:29:40 PM PDT · by Nifster · 17 replies
    OANN | Me
    I have found a better news feed
  • Officials: 9 wounded in Houston shooting

    09/26/2016 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Nifster · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | Sept 26, 2016 | Fox News
    The shooter was identified as Nathan DeSai, FOX26 reported, citing multiple sources. DeSai had previously worked at McDaniel & DeSai LLP, though the practice closed down at some point within the last year, Ken McDaniel told ABC13. ..... An ABC13 reporter who spoke with DeSai's father said the man had tried calling his son numerous times on Monday but had only gotten the man's voicemail. DeSai's father said his son was upset over the failure of his law firm and the business closed due to a lack of clients.
  • OSCE rights group requests 500 international observers to monitor U.S. presidential vote

    08/23/2016 11:22:28 AM PDT · by Nifster · 38 replies
    uk.reuters ^ | Aug 23, 2016 | Julia Harte
    By Julia Harte | WASHINGTON The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe aims to send 500 international observers to observe November's U.S. presidential election, a tenfold increase from the number the group deployed in 2012.
  • Republican Convention 2016

    07/19/2016 7:36:34 PM PDT · by Nifster · 30 replies
    Republican Convention ^ | July 19, 2016 | Staff
    Final tally of GOP delegates, as read by Paul Ryan: Trump ....... 1,725 Cruz............475 Kasich.........120 Rubio...........114 Carson..........7 Bush.............3 Paul..............2
  • The Truth About ‘La Raza’

    06/08/2016 9:56:55 AM PDT · by Nifster · 37 replies
    Human Events ^ | April 7, 2006 | c norwood
    ..."For law-abiding Americans without knowledge of the dark side of our current illegal immigration crisis, all this is unfathomable. For those who know the truth about the “La Raza” movement, these demonstrations were a prophecy fulfilled. It is past time for all Americans to know what is at the root of this outrageous behavior, and the extent to which the nation is at risk because of “La Raza” — The Race. There are many immigrant groups joined in the overall “La Raza” movement. The most prominent and mainstream organization is the National Council de La Raza — the Council of...
  • Thank you all

    01/09/2016 8:32:16 PM PST · by Nifster · 20 replies
    The doc tells me everything went very well. I start PY today should be released to rehab place no later than Wednesday My pain levels have dropped to plain Tylenol levels. I can roll and sit up with only minor twinges from the stitches. The hip is giving me no pain. Thank you all for your thoughts and prayers I believe that they contributed mightily to me current state of wellness.
  • Need prayers in hospital (update: #98)

    01/08/2016 7:59:04 PM PST · by Nifster · 119 replies
    Nifster | Me
    I feel at work today. Broke my right hip. Will be in surgery tomorrow. Could always use a few extra prayers

    03/31/2014 6:42:19 PM PDT · by Nifster · 9 replies
    RLTV ^ | 3/31/2014 | RLTV
    If you get RLTV on your cable this is showing to night followed by a repeat showing. I am enjoying the heck out of it. Makes me nostalgic for a real leader
  • Jeremiah Denton A true hero

    03/28/2014 8:45:45 PM PDT · by Nifster · 6 replies
    Fox News | March 28 | Fox News crawl
    Jeremiah Denton, aged 89, has died. This is the true hero of the Vietnam Nam POWs
  • Chick Fil A in San Jose California

    09/01/2012 2:05:31 PM PDT · by Nifster · 27 replies
    So I figured the crowds would be down some now that the new Chick Fil A is open in east San Jose. I went at 1pm today (Saturday Sept 1) a full week after the official opening. Was I ever WRONG WRONG WRONG. They are going strong. I had to wait thirty minutes in line (which moved really very fast considering the number of people in line). I had my usual...a number one with sweet tea and waffle fries. The food is just as perfect everytime I go no matter which restaurant I go to. So be brave folks. The...
  • moving company recommendations??

    03/08/2012 8:33:06 AM PST · by Nifster · 32 replies
    I need to send some furniture to my daughter in Georgia. It is not a full sized load but rather one room's worth. I want to be sure it gets there as it has sentimental value (and is really nice furniture to boot). Since I figure that FR is the location of some of the most knowledgeable people around I figured some of you might have a recommendation or two for me.