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  • Asking for prayers for Mrs. Seizethecarp who is having an operation today

    01/29/2015 8:02:25 AM PST · 10 of 62
    ransomnote to Seizethecarp

    Prayers UP!

  • Massachusetts Nuclear Reactor Shuts Down During Snowstorm

    01/27/2015 12:50:18 PM PST · 14 of 15
    ransomnote to FirstFlaBn

    News flash. I think the public is entitled to know if it shuts down or loses power. Our taxes, our asset etc. No “need” to shield the public from information re a public utility. This would have been in the news if it was electric plant or solar plant shutting down - yes the public is entitled to information.

  • Grit and gratitude join reading, writing and arithmetic on report cards

    01/27/2015 7:43:19 AM PST · 12 of 13
    ransomnote to Blood of Tyrants

    “What? No “political correctness” grade?”
    Well,yes but you have to average the other scores to get it. “Sensitive” for example, means politically sensitive etc. Oh and “grit” will secretly be used in reverse with the higher score being the denominator - the higher “grit” (thinks for herself/himself, won’t lie down and let others walk on him/her) score reduces the overall score for the student.
    Remember John Wayne in the movie True Grit? Guess what the left things of John Wayne....

  • Massachusetts Nuclear Reactor Shuts Down During Snowstorm

    01/27/2015 7:38:38 AM PST · 9 of 15
    ransomnote to WayneS

    “So then, the fact that it is a nuclear power plant is totally irrelevant. “

    Not really. Some of us realize that power outtages caused 3 nuclear melt -throughs (Fukushima) leaving the radioactive fuel for those 3 power plants washing into the air, ocean and ground water for the rest of our lives. I know nuclear power is protected by the government and the public doesn’t get much information at all so I think it’s ok to at least put in print that it lost power.

  • White House going nuclear on Netanyahu

    01/25/2015 7:39:28 AM PST · 27 of 54
    ransomnote to Dave346

    ““He spat in our face publicly, and that’s no way to behave”

    So they would have been fine if he only spat in their faces in private? I guess the “our” faces is something Jarret enunciated slowly and repeated several when bringing Obama up to speed.

  • Woman Claims Son’s Suicide Caused By Pasadena Target Store’s ‘Walk Of Shame’

    01/23/2015 1:45:31 PM PST · 22 of 162
    ransomnote to BenLurkin

    Well a few guesses.
    To actually put handcuffs on him and take him in for interrogation makes me think they had solid proof that he was stealing.
    Apparently just having him not show up for work anymore because he was arrested for stealing wasn’t deterrent enough so Target seems to have opted for an arrest without charges for the sake of deterrence.
    I say this because it seems patently illegal to use the police to bully your employees in case they are stealing.
    So the wording “suspected” of stealing is used instead of “caught stealing” because Target let the matter drop in exchange for humiliation.

  • Detroit man who murdered two white teens declares ‘black lives matter’ during sentencing

    01/22/2015 5:48:52 PM PST · 26 of 91
    ransomnote to PROCON

    I recall a study that claimed that the reason why “blacks receive longer sentences than whites even when they have committed the same crime” was because in courtroom settings, blacks are more likely to be defiant and eager to prove they are not deterred by “the man” or “the establishment.” I will think of today’s OP the next time disparity in sentencing is once again attributed to racism.

  • Community Colleges To Offer 4-Year Degrees

    01/20/2015 1:18:44 PM PST · 18 of 19
    ransomnote to BenLurkin

    Recently read that college freshmen reading lists contain books pegged at the 7th grade reading level.
    Now that Common Core has saturated k-12 I guess it’s time to give more schools more money to saturate the college level with Common Core. I know that colleges were targeted for Common Core, perhaps it’s already happened. This just seems like a way to transfer funds to Common Core “For the CHildren.”

  • American Sniper: Clint Does it Again

    01/19/2015 10:28:40 AM PST · 2 of 14
    ransomnote to w1n1

    Clint’s success must really be putting a hole in the lib strategy to portray him as “doddering old fool” for his “empty chair” stunt.


    01/19/2015 10:24:46 AM PST · 1 of 37
  • ‘American Sniper’ Complaints Grow in Hollywood: Should Clint Eastwood Be Celebrating a ‘Killer’?

    01/19/2015 9:40:51 AM PST · 45 of 54
    ransomnote to fr_freak
    My 82 year old friend was traumatized by the movie “Gone Girl.” She had a hard time getting over the gratuitous brutality - she thought the promo looked like star crossed lovers and wasn't prepared for the sociopathy.
    The nerve of Hollywood elites decrying killing when they routinely make movies too bloody for me to watch. I was horrified by a movie with, I think it was ray liota, in which a man is shot in the face with a shotgun. THe director waited for the audience to look away (those of us who wished to, and then when we looked back, after a second cut back to the graphic picture of a mans blown away face. I resented that -the director wanted to “catch” those of us who looked away. Gotta watch your required blood and guts curriculum. If the movie is Natural Born killers or some other sociopathic killing spree, it's suppression of artistic freedom if we say anything about the gore. But if it's clint eastwood, well then, he's not moral enough for them and we, the audience, should feel bad about watching his movie because it “glorifies” killing. Hollywood, the ones who brought us Friday the 13th and Freddy Krugar...
  • ‘American Sniper’ Complaints Grow in Hollywood: Should Clint Eastwood Be Celebrating a ‘Killer’?

    01/19/2015 9:09:58 AM PST · 42 of 54
    ransomnote to jda

    Celebrating a killer?
    DId they ever watch CHarles Bronson in the Death WIsh franchise?
    How about Dirty Harry?
    Die Hard, Harder, A good Day TO die Hard?
    How about Gone Girl, which celebrates sociopathy?
    Natural Born Killers celebrates a murderous crime spree.
    TAKEN, TAKEN 2< Taken 3? He kills. How about martial arts films? Hollywood celebrates murderers and vigilantes alike. Didn’t they watch the movie No Country For Old Men?

  • As America Tires of Race Hoaxes, ‘Selma’ Disappoints at Box Office

    01/16/2015 6:59:12 AM PST · 56 of 56
    ransomnote to Altura Ct.

    Thanks to Obama’s economy, I no longer have disposable cash to buy movie tickets...but I’ll still be called a racist.

  • The Most Annoying People on the Plane starring Sir Patrick Stewart

    01/14/2015 4:27:44 PM PST · 20 of 70
    ransomnote to John S Mosby

    Then how could ALlah reward them for hijacking planes if he couldn’t see them....? : )

  • In Islam, a Long Tradition Against Depicting the Prophet

    01/14/2015 3:04:10 PM PST · 27 of 39
    ransomnote to Oldeconomybuyer

    In Islam, a long tradition of slaying people of other faiths.

  • 'Klansville USA' PBS Documentary Takes Cheap Shot at Republicans

    01/14/2015 11:38:26 AM PST · 27 of 41
    ransomnote to PJ-Comix

    I have forgotten the name of the Dem senator who was a former KKK leader (Grand Dragon?). Was it Bird? I think being racist enough to join the clan should permanently bar one from holding office. Yet there was all this fawning over him when he died - lots of honrariums etc. But Dems have no conscience so they might as well lie and say the Repubs created the KKK when it was THEM.

  • White House admits: We screwed up not sending higher-ranking officials to Paris

    01/12/2015 12:46:57 PM PST · 58 of 69
    ransomnote to jazusamo

    He said that he would, should things go wrong, stand with the Muslims and that’s what he’s doing.
    He said that there are consequences for insulting the prophet so he is “satisfied” with the “justice” behind the slayings.
    He’s not really our president, he’s the Muslim ambassador to the US and he represents their interests.

  • Radioactive tritium leak reported at nuclear plant in northern Alabama

    01/12/2015 12:24:20 PM PST · 13 of 39
    ransomnote to alancarp

    Based on Chernobyl and Fukushima, the public will not be told promptly in order to avoid a “panic.” I lived in a town that had a new nuke plant in the area. I remember the drills and discussions etc. - but it’s all a waste of time because if you read up on actual nuclear “problems,” the public is not and will not be told. Which reduces all the discussion of air horns, escape routes and iodide capsules so much theatre.
    In Chernobyl, they knew that had a blown out reactor with radiation venting into the air but they told the public not to worry and even encouraged the outdoor parade and celebration days later which took place in the shadow the smoking ruins of the reactor. Later, in an interview, their officials said, we never had evacuation drills prior to the accident because we didn’t want people to panic and then we were reluctant to evacuate because without drills, there would be panic. Then they did the math and realized the entire town’s population would be dead if exposed at ambient levels for 2 weeks so they told the public that they were temporarily being moved to another location in order to avoid panic and avoid having to transport belongings that people wished to keep. They all waited outside in the fallout, boarding buses with just hand bags and maybe an extra sweater etc. And when they arrived wherever they were bused, they were informed they could never return.

    Fukushima - they had simulation data (SPEEDI) intended (and advertised) as a safety precaution to help the populace evacuate (and the nuke people always insist that will never happen) in the event of an emergency. Well, they had their emergency but the SPEEDI simulation data was suppressed. The reason it was suppressed, after translation from Japanese to English, was something like, “We did not feel like releasing the data.” Therefore, many in Fukushima looked at prevailing winds and determined that heading north and slightly west would take them directly out of the fallout plume. Unfortunately it kept them directly in the densest path of radioactive fallout and then they basically camped in contaminated zones until gov people wearing “space suits” and masks told, a few days later, it wasn’t safe.
    Iodide is never distributed. In FUkushima, the governors were specifically ordered not to distribute iodide to children - only one mayor defied that order.
    All notification measures and evacuation measures are theatre props. When it comes down to it, the nuke operators can’t face the admission of failure and the resulting chaos.

  • In Nigeria, New Boko Haram Suicide Bomber Tactic: ‘It’s a Little Girl’

    01/11/2015 6:50:23 PM PST · 10 of 25
    ransomnote to Beave Meister

    Yes. I thought that years ago when Islamists locked school girls in a burning building in order to guard against immodesty should the girls escape without covering their hair and faces in veils.

  • Obama's Free Community College Proposal Is Ridiculous

    01/11/2015 1:52:55 PM PST · 19 of 26
    ransomnote to blueplum

    I’d like to view this as a call to arms, sotospeak, for conservatives to obtain/renew their teaching credentials and flood into our CCs in adequate numbers to combat the liberals waiting with open arms to indoctrinate young adults into socialism.

    Interesting idea but the liberals control hiring and won’t hire conservatives (interview questions and web searches etc. to weed us out) and then have gone on record as snickering that conservatives are underrepresented in academia because conservatives are not intellectually inclined and are indifferent learning and adverse to science etc.

  • Record 92,898,000 Americans Not In The Workforce

    01/10/2015 12:53:52 PM PST · 56 of 59
    ransomnote to clearcarbon

    I wonder how many trespassing foreign nationals are in the official workforce as well as in the black market workforce?
    All Employment Growth Since 2000 Went to Immigrants
    Government data show that since 2000 all of the net gain in the number of working-age (16 to 65) people holding a job has gone to immigrants (legal and illegal). This is remarkable given that native-born Americans accounted for two-thirds of the growth in the total working-age population.

    Immigrants gaining jobs, native-born Americans aren’t

    Since the recession’s end in June 2009, legal and illegal immigrants posted a net gain of 656,000 jobs, while native-born Americans lost 1.2 million, says a Pew Hispanic Center report.

  • Obama to propose two free years of community college for students

    01/08/2015 7:25:56 PM PST · 79 of 139
    ransomnote to bryan999

    There’s no jobs - he makes it sound like 2 yrs of community college is a path toward a better life. Jobs are a path to a better life. Those who graduate will discover they spent 2 years in college and have improved their skills but there are no jobs.

  • Obama to propose two free years of community college for students

    01/08/2015 7:16:20 PM PST · 75 of 139
    ransomnote to bryan999

    “What I’d like to do is to see the first two years of community college free for everybody who’s willing to work for it,”
    Work for it? By serving 2 years in Baraks private army. Remember he wanted a civil army equal in size and training to the military? And that Soviets were required by law to serve 2 years in the military upon graduating high school. So is Barak going have them “work” off student debt by “serving” him in his private militia. Those promoted/retained will be “loyalists” ....we really are speeding toward banana republic territory fast.

  • Request for Personal Prayer

    01/08/2015 7:07:49 PM PST · 54 of 74
    ransomnote to TNoldman

    Prayers UP!

  • Jobless claims drop 23K to a 14-year low [Seasonally adjusted 264,000, lowest level since 2000]

    01/08/2015 1:09:30 PM PST · 30 of 30
    ransomnote to SeekAndFind

    What about the stories that came out a few weeks back saying that American born employment is lower today than it was in 2007 and that the approx. 2 million jobs “gained” went to immigrants (one supposes many will be low paid part time work but there are the HB-1 Visas to count). So those born in the US have employment levels below 2007, I guess we just just warehouse the young people leaving high school and those leaving college - they don’t get unemployment so they don’t count. All these layoffs - those people won’t be working anymore?

  • New York Times Insider: Multi-Million Dollar Shortfall Causing Drastic Cuts

    01/08/2015 12:55:57 PM PST · 42 of 45
    ransomnote to PGR88

    But... but... it was NUANCED! It takes “rich talent” to write a story like that with NUANCE!

  • Source: After Disastrous Launch Of ‘Hard Choices’ Hillary To Write New Book

    01/08/2015 12:40:34 PM PST · 49 of 52
    ransomnote to Old Teufel Hunden

    “He wants her to come off as a mother and soon-to-be grandmother, someone who has gained wisdom and has learned from her mistakes.”

    Even when they write about this, they can’t conceal that it’s just one pose after another. “He wants her to come off as...” sounds like they admit their latest marketing campaign is smoke and mirrors. They could have written, “He wants to focus on her role as grandmother, mother and the way which she gained wisdom....” No,’s that they want her to SEEM like that. Just like they want Obama to SEEM like the smartest person in the room.

  • Source: After Disastrous Launch Of ‘Hard Choices’ Hillary To Write New Book

    01/08/2015 12:35:22 PM PST · 48 of 52
    ransomnote to jimbo123

    Her next book could be titled, “What Difference Does It Make?”

  • France: Car explosion near synagogue in Paris suburb is accident, not related to shooting

    01/07/2015 8:30:14 AM PST · 19 of 57
    ransomnote to SeekAndFind

    What would make a car “accidentally” explode? These aren’t ancient Ford Pinto’s we’re talking about, right?

  • Barbara Kay: What pit bull activism says about our culture

    01/03/2015 12:00:43 AM PST · 44 of 48
    ransomnote to goldstategop

    Too often, pit bulls and their owners ARE matched up in terms of personality and temperament. That’s part of the reason why pits have the poor reputation they have. The rest is genetics. Pointers like to point, herders like to herd, pits light to fight and kill.

  • Barbara Kay: What pit bull activism says about our culture

    01/02/2015 9:37:05 PM PST · 37 of 48
    ransomnote to South40

    When you see stats like “pit bulls are 6 times more likely to kill” or that they kill more people than all other breeds combined, do you think to yourself, “Well, Clem never hurt me and I don’t care about anyone else....”?
    The first responders who were in shock when they tried to add a little girl who had her face ripped off by a pit bull - does that just make you think, “Well it wasn’t Clem so I just don’t care....”
    The military veteran pruning a tree in his yard - two pits jumped his fence and ripped his arms off - does this just make you think, “It’s a filthy lie! Clem was with me the whole time! Clem didn’t do it?”
    Those of us who care about the killings are thinking about more than anecdotal information about specific dogs. We care when we watch a video of a pit bull, wagging it’s tail, running through an intersection, no barking as it runs up to a child and starts ripping the child apart (that’s still on youtube) even though it didn’t happen to us, personally. We care that a type of dog bred for fighting is being forced upon the public, allowed to cross breed at will, allowed out of yards and enclosures to go hunting people and pets etc....while certain elements of our society insist that their own pit bull didn’t do these things so we shouldn’t care about all the killings and maimings.

    That’s the big disconnect here - we care about people and pets other than ourselves and our own pets, we look at what’s happening in society and point to serious failings. Compare that with the response from the pro pit lobby - at most they’ll post pictures of their dogs licking babies (even on a thread about a pit killing a baby) and insist their dog would lick you to death, and no the use of the word “death” in their response doesn’t repulse them as it does the concerned public. Owning a pit that hasn’t killed YET makes SOME pro pit people feel like UBER owners, like there is something special or masterful about them as dog owners instead of acknowledging they are just playing just Russian Roulette and they aren’t “speshul snowflake” dog owners.

    Clem just doesn’t matter when the pit bull type of dog is killing/maiming at higher rates than all other types of dogs combined.

  • Barbara Kay: What pit bull activism says about our culture

    01/02/2015 9:21:24 PM PST · 36 of 48
    ransomnote to GeronL

    Uh, no.
    “The legal definition of a pit bull is a class of dogs that includes the following breeds: American pit bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Staffordshire bull terrier, American bulldog1 and any other pure bred or mixed breed dog that is a combination of these dogs. Weight and shape can vary significantly amongst pit bulls, from 35 to 100 plus pounds. (Please see Disguise Breed Name to learn more about the deliberate renaming and mislabeling of pit bulls through history.)” for more, see following link:

  • Barbara Kay: What pit bull activism says about our culture

    01/02/2015 9:05:43 PM PST · 34 of 48
    ransomnote to george76

    Okay this is a new low: “Canadian author and blogger Douglas Anthony Cooper is taking pit bull activism to a grotesque new level of hutzpah, having written a book, Galunker, ...about a winsome shelter pit bull, which actually peddles pit bulls to preschoolers.”

  • Barbara Kay: What pit bull activism says about our culture

    01/02/2015 9:01:53 PM PST · 33 of 48
    ransomnote to george76

    Good quote from the article: “This is the first time in the history of human-animal relations that a movement has formed to promote denial of a beloved breed’s well-known vices”

  • Barbara Kay: What pit bull activism says about our culture

    01/02/2015 8:57:20 PM PST · 31 of 48
    ransomnote to george76

    Glad to see the issue getting more press. It can save lives. There are people who are convinced by the pro pit lobby that the dogs’ reputation for bloodshed is all media hype etc. The statistics like “pit bull type dogs are six times more likely to kill humans than all other breeds combined” need to be known and shared. The pro pit lobby doesn’t care about the deaths/maimings but there are innocent people in the middle who are hearing that the pit reputation for maiming/killing is all just a bad rap and those people are the ones who think they are “helping” when they adopt a pit in an animal shelter.

  • Prayer request for my cousin David

    01/02/2015 2:40:58 PM PST · 25 of 86
    ransomnote to LonePalm

    Prayers up.


    12/29/2014 3:50:54 PM PST · 25 of 33
    ransomnote to knarf

    Prayers up for the nation’s cops.

  • Indiana man found dead after attacked by pet pit bull on Christmas Day

    12/29/2014 3:47:28 PM PST · 136 of 142
    ransomnote to Salamander

    There’s your compulsive need to talk about yourself again.....always twisting posts to make yourself the topic. Not interested.

  • Glasgow Healthcare Worker Diagnosed With Ebola

    12/29/2014 2:54:22 PM PST · 23 of 38
    ransomnote to RightGeek

    The nurse arrived at 11:30pm and was admitted to the hospital in the morning. So, where was she between those times? With family? In the family home? DOes the family want to be known for this? I can see why families may not talk about it.
    Prayers up for all who battle this terrible disease - patients and medical staff etc.

  • Glasgow Healthcare Worker Diagnosed With Ebola

    12/29/2014 2:52:26 PM PST · 22 of 38
    ransomnote to E. Pluribus Unum

    I think you are right. I just wanted to send you a positive email! Sorry you got an ugly one.
    Just like nuclear waste, the government can and does use it’s powers to black out information. Why not send these patients to a military facility and call it a military secret.
    The families of these people will be warned that they would be guilty of starting “panic” if they talk and frankly most don’t want to talk because there is a social stigma attached to ebola. The families themselves may be “quarantined” or they dont’ want their city/town avoiding their home like the plague because an ebola patient was seen entering the home or carried out on a stretcher.

  • Indiana man found dead after attacked by pet pit bull on Christmas Day

    12/29/2014 2:44:57 PM PST · 133 of 142
    ransomnote to Salamander

    I no longer bother reading posts by pit bull apologists, they are always fake. HERE! READ THE FAKE VET SOCIETY “STUDY” or READ THE FAKE TEMPERMENT TEST! or the FAKE ACCOUNTS OF “FAMOUS DOGS” that were PIT BULLS or the FAKE IDENTIFY THE PIT BULL BULL TEST OR THE FAKE STUDY “PROVING” weiner dogs are more vicious than pits, fake fake fake oh....the fakeness of pit bull apologists and their fake links.

  • Indiana man found dead after attacked by pet pit bull on Christmas Day

    12/29/2014 2:41:56 PM PST · 132 of 142
    ransomnote to Salamander

    I think they’ll strike a balance between arresting dog owners (good to see that increasing) and BSL and work out on a locale basis how best to reduce the costs of cleaning up after the damage pit bulls cause (medical, law enforcement etc.). All across the world, countries are implementing BSL because they can’t carry the costs of the carnage.

  • Environment is Cleaner Than it's Been in More Than 100 Years

    12/29/2014 10:24:03 AM PST · 21 of 27
    ransomnote to MichCapCon

    3 nuclear melt downs in Fukushima Japan have been dumping radioactive waste into the Pacific since Spring of 2011 and will continue to do so until all the nuclear fuel that has melted through containment and is now “somewhere” underground is washed into the ocean. The legal limit for radiation in food has been adjusted upwards in Japan and, ahem “other nations.”
    That NPP nuclear accident that released plutonium in the US that no one needs to talk about now?
    That announced nuclear emergency in Europe that has gone radio silent. I suspect if governments didn’t have the power to black out information about their failures, we wouldn’t be bragging about how clean the environment is.

  • Indiana man found dead after attacked by pet pit bull on Christmas Day

    12/28/2014 6:42:21 PM PST · 124 of 142
    ransomnote to Salamander

    I forgot you deem information you don’t like as “hysterical” and a “screed.” But, BSL are steadily being implemented so it doesn’t matter.

  • Indiana man found dead after attacked by pet pit bull on Christmas Day

    12/28/2014 2:18:45 PM PST · 121 of 142
    ransomnote to Salamander

    I suspect those “missing pet” pit bulls have been drugged/poisoned and disposed of. I don’t agree with poisoning dogs but I’ve read that people are afraid for their families, particularly children, when pits are allowed to dominate the neighborhood (frequently off leash and agressive or easily able to escape their enclosures). People know what these dogs are capable of and cite it as a constant source of stress when neighbors allow the dogs to escape repeatedly. I’ve read that people kill these dogs and dispose of the body to avoid prosecution.
    Pits are also over represented at animal shelters because they escape their kennel or fenced yard and go hunting etc.
    Pits that are abandoned by their owners for aggression form dog packs and are often cited in reports of attacks on pets and people. For these reasons, I don’t think it’s a kindness to try to maintain these animals as pets; they are a survival threat to humans and pets and as such are killed, abandoned, or given up at shelters at higher numbers than other dogs.
    I believe that breeding pits or pit crosses should be banned and those current pet pits which escape their enclosures should not be returned to owners. Require current pit owners to register their pits as wild animals with special enclosures. Allow the current pit “pet” population to “age out” prosecuting owners for criminal behavior when their aggressive pit attacks/mauls. Human deaths would decrease and fewer pit bulls would show up on facebook as “missing.”

  • Indiana man found dead after attacked by pet pit bull on Christmas Day

    12/27/2014 7:32:38 PM PST · 80 of 142
    ransomnote to ransomnote

    “licked” should have been “liked” - they wanted the dogs to like or at least not fear the baby or regard the baby as a stranger.

  • Indiana man found dead after attacked by pet pit bull on Christmas Day

    12/27/2014 7:30:16 PM PST · 79 of 142
    ransomnote to publius911

    If you read the actual account. The pits were closed in a room in another part of the house during babysitting per agreement between owner and parents. She went to let the dogs into their dog run (outside) but she didn’t want to leave the infant alone. She placed the infant on her hip and walked to the door to let the dogs out into the dog run. Both dogs raced past her as they normally did. They suddenly returned and attacked the owner to get to the baby.

    By this I mean they ran up to their owner and seized her by the thigh to pull her and the baby to the ground. The dogs pounced on the baby and the owner threw her body over the baby to put herself between the attacking dogs and the baby. The dogs, in full attack mode, began digging under her body to get to the baby. They were nipping her (owner) but digging for the baby.

    At some point she dragged herself and the baby to the door. The dogs attacked her again to get to the baby. What followed was too horrible for her to recall. She became aware that she had gotten inside with the mauled baby on the couch and from there called the police. During her ordeal, staff at a business across the street from her had to have heard her sustained screams for help but no one from the business bothered to get involved. She never felt the same about people there after that.

    The dogs were gently raised and were gradually introduced to the baby under supervision but kept in a separate room during actual babysitting. At one point, the father recalls the parents and the owner hovering over the baby as the baby sat in a stroller and the dogs gently sniffed and licked the baby’s face. They were trying to insure that the dogs “licked” the baby even if they were in another room. In hindsight, the father is horrified to see pictures of teh massive oversized heads of the pits so close to his baby’s face and recall that day - that he bought the myth of the dogs having a “bad rap” etc.

    Pits kill more people in the US then all other dog breeds combined. While they cause devastating injury to children (removing the child’s jaw or face), pits kill more adults in their prime than children. The documented deaths and maimings are statistics that prove the dog is not suitable for domestic life - they are what they are and should be treated like wild animals. The recorded death statistics reflect the truth about a type of dog bred to attack without warning and to hang on (grip) and thrash like a shark to remove chunks of flesh and limb and to not top doing this until they “win.”

  • McDonald’s Gun: Man Pulls Gun At McDonald’s After His Cheeseburger Is Missing From His Order

    12/24/2014 2:37:20 PM PST · 47 of 91
    ransomnote to BenLurkin

    5 seconds!?
    I couldah been a contendah.....

  • McDonald’s Gun: Man Pulls Gun At McDonald’s After His Cheeseburger Is Missing From His Order

    12/24/2014 2:01:53 PM PST · 25 of 91
    ransomnote to Hugin

    A few fries short of a Happy Meal...

  • Arron Barberian, Toronto restaurateur, fights off mugger

    12/24/2014 1:54:24 PM PST · 5 of 14
    ransomnote to BBell

    I liked this comment on the article:

    Joe ThePimpernel

    I didn’t know Candians were allowed to defend themselves?

    Does the United Nations know about this?