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  • Discovery at the Bottom of a Murky Lake Unravels a Mystery That’s Been Haunting Tiny Town

    10/24/2014 11:23:39 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 11 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | october 23, 2014 | dave urbanski
    It was 1970 and the night of a football game. Jimmy Allen Williams was 16, and he was probably on top of the world. Just six days earlier, he got himself a blue 1969 Camaro with a white top, considered a primo muscle car back then. And what better way to help break in his new wheels than by taking a drive with a couple of friends? So 18-year-olds Leah Gail Johnson and Thomas Michael Rios — fellow residents with Williams of Sayre, Oklahoma — piled into the sports car and the trio were supposedly headed for the game. They were never...
  • Mahatma Gandhi's grandson blames prejudice in St Louis for Michael Brown shooting in emotional-

    10/24/2014 6:13:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | October 19, 2014 | Mia De Graaf
    Mahatma Gandhi's grandson has blasted the shooting of Michael Brown and 109 other people in St Louis this year. Addressing hundreds of mothers gathered at a silent march today, Dr Arun Gandhi condemned prejudice in the city as a source of the violence, which has seen a 30 per cent leap in the number of annual homicides this year. His words came amid fresh outcry over Michael Brown's shooting as it emerged the police officer who killed him has presented a favorable account of his actions - in a move that could see him escape charges. 'We have looked at...
  • HazMat team empties Ebola doctor's apartment without gloves, face masks, any protective gear

    10/24/2014 10:33:47 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 24 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10-24-2014 | Chris Spargo
    -A HazMat team was sent in to sterilize the apartment of NYC Ebola patient Craig Spencer on Friday -The team spent almost the entire day in the building -They left with sealed barrels, but not wearing any sort of protective gear The preparedness of New York City officials and workers to deal with Ebola has once again left much to be desired as a HazMat team sent in to decontaminate the apartment of Craig Spencer, the first person to contract the deadly virus in the city, was seen leaving his apartment with sealed barrels, but wearing no protective gear. The...
  • Green light for ISIS? Syrian (rebel) forces will be trained to defend, not retake territory.

    10/24/2014 9:38:54 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 4 replies
    AllenBWest.con ^ | 10-24-2014 | Allen West
    Now, as reported by the Washington Post, “The Syrian opposition force to be recruited by the U.S. military and its coalition partners will be trained to defend territory, rather than to seize it back from the Islamic State, according to senior U.S. and allied officials, some of whom are concerned that the approach is flawed.” “Although moderate Syrian fighters are deemed essential to defeating the Islamic State under the Obama administration’s strategy, officials do not believe the newly assembled units will be capable of capturing key towns from militants without the help of forward-deployed U.S. combat teams, which President Obama...
  • DALLAS AIRPORT FIGHT CAUGHT ON VIDEO

    10/24/2014 8:25:50 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 29 replies
    YouTube ^ | Oct 23, 2014 | Andrew Kennedy
    The video is just shy of 7 minutes and 30 seconds in length and contains some foul language, so be advised.
  • “I’ll Come To Your Place When SHTF” – No You Won’t

    10/24/2014 8:03:16 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 57 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 10/22/14 | Glen Tate
    I tried to persuade you to prepare for what’s coming and, in the process, revealed that to you that I’m preparing. You realized that I have food, guns, etc., and ended up saying, half kidding but half serious, “I’ll come to your place when SHTF.” No you won’t. I will shoot you. If you threaten me and my family, I will use force to defend against any threat. And showing up at my place hungry and unprepared is a threat to me. You will eat my food and use up my medical supplies, generator, firewood, etc. That’s less of these...
  • Chinatown restaurants raided by FBI agents

    10/24/2014 7:02:47 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 38 replies
    abc 7 Chicago ^ | 10-24-2014
    FBI agents are raiding restaurants in Chinatown as "part of an ongoing investigation," according to a bureau media representative. Agents are executing search warrants but have not made any arrests. The person who answered the phone at popular restaurant Lao Sze Chuan confirms that they are closed because of FBI activity.
  • The Hobbit: Battle of The Five Armies ends with a 45-minute battle scene

    10/24/2014 6:51:44 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 28 replies
    Perhaps explaining why those Hobbit movies cost so much damn money to make, Entertainment Weekly has revealed that The Hobbit: The Battle Of Five Armies will end with a 45-minute battle scene. Director Peter Jackson spoke with EW about the logistics of creating such an epic climax. “We have dwarves and men and elves and orcs, all with different cultures, with different weapons, and different shields and patterns and tactics,” Jackson explains, before sharing the highly scientific way he maps out his fight scenes:
  • Seattle sex offender shamed on Twitter after 'groping' a woman charged with assault...

    10/24/2014 2:19:39 PM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    MailOnline ^ | 24 October 2014 | Wills Robinson for MailOnline and Snejana Farberov for MailOnline
    FULL TITLE: Seattle sex offender shamed on Twitter after 'groping' a woman charged with assault and his victim says 'it's a relief' A man whose photo went viral earlier this month after he allegedly groped a woman in Seattle has now been charged with assault. The city attorney's office said Thursday that Daryl R. Sharma, 36, of Kirkland was charged with one count of assault with sexual motivation, a gross misdemeanor, in the October 12 incident in downtown Seattle. The city is asking that bail be set at $50,000 at his arraignment Friday in a King County Jail courtroom. The...
  • Daylight Saving Time: Keep it year round

    10/24/2014 1:11:47 PM PDT · by PROCON · 61 replies
    (CNN) -- On Sunday, November 2, it will again be the end of Daylight Saving Time. Many of us will be muttering to ourselves as we wander around resetting all of our various clocks -- on the thermostat, clock radio and stove, among other places. Sure, you'll get an extra hour of sleep by turning back the clock by an hour in the fall. But if you have a regular day job, you'll be commuting home in the dark instead of in daylight come the following day. Why do we do this every fall? And why do we dial forward...
  • WATCH: SEN. MARK UDALL BOTCHES MLK QUOTE: 'WE JUDGE PEOPLE BY THE CONTENT OF THEIR COLOR'

    10/24/2014 1:02:07 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 27 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8/24/14 | by CHARLIE SPIERING
    WATCH: SEN. MARK UDALL BOTCHES MLK QUOTE: 'WE JUDGE PEOPLE BY THE CONTENT OF THEIR COLOR' Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) flubbed a Martin Luther King Jr. quote on Thursday, during an event. "In 2008 and 2012, we showed that Dr. Martin Luther King had it right," Udall began, "which is that in America, at our best, we judge people by the content of their color…" he began, before acknowledging that he had messed up, and correcting it.
  • The mixtape will always have a place in my music collection

    10/24/2014 12:03:02 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 20 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | 11:32AM BST 24 Oct 2014 | By Michael Hogan
    Like some sort of minimalist muggins who watches too many TV property shows, I recently embarked on a “decluttering” mission. One thing I couldn’t bring myself to declutter (OK, throw out - let’s stop dressing it up with poncey buzzwords) were my old mixtapes. I’ll probably never play them again. Indeed, I’ve barely got the means to do so - my last remaining cassette deck nearly got decluttered too. But just rummaging through them sent me tumbling down a retro rabbit hole. There were tapes made for summers, Christmases, road trips, festivals and dirty weekends. Tapes I made for old...
  • OR High Schools Adding ‘13th Grade’ to Boost State's On-Time Graduation Rate

    10/24/2014 11:52:43 AM PDT · by PROCON · 17 replies
    cnsnews ^ | Oct. 24, 2014 | Joseph Perticone
    (CNSNews.com) -- Some high schools in Oregon are creating an optional “13th grade” in order to provide students with another year of academic support while boosting the state's on-time graduation rate. Starting with the Class of 2014, hundreds of students who have completed four years of high school but have not received their diplomas will be considered “graduates" for statistical purposes. At 69 percent statewide, Oregon had the second-lowest graduation rate in the nation for the Class of 2013, according to the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Subway feel more crowded? You’re not imagining things

    10/24/2014 9:31:52 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 6 replies
    ny post / ap ^ | 10-24-2014
    <p>New York City’s subways had five days of record ridership last month, and those in charge of the public transportation system have seized on the increased usage to push their multi-billion dollar capital plan.</p> <p>The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Wednesday that the subway system broke its single-day ridership record on five days last month.</p>
  • CDC Director Frieden Once Called Tobacco Execs “Mass Murderers”

    10/24/2014 9:11:03 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 28 replies
    gotnews.com ^ | October 24, 2014 | Charles C. Johnson
    "Says Frieden, who’s been fiercely vilified by the tobacco industry for his bluntly aggressive attack on cigarettes: “I was once quoted, accurately, as saying that during the years I spent fighting TB, my enemy was a micro-bacterial—tuberculosis—but now it’s an even lower form of life: tobacco executives! An executive from Phillip Morris actually wrote to me and complained, basically, that this was a form of hate speech, and I had to agree. So I no longer use that expression. Now I just stick to the facts and describe tobacco company executives as mass murderers.”
  • The Left-Wing Hipster Democrat Couple That Exposed NYC to #Ebola

    10/24/2014 9:05:48 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 71 replies
    gotnews.com ^ | October 24, 2014 | Charles C. Johnson
    "They are both registered Democrats with a history of working in public health. Both Spencer and Dixon are professional do gooders according to their LinkedIn and professional websites. Spencer boasts a degree from Columbia’s University Mailman School of Public Health, according to his since deleted LinkedIn page. So why did health care professionals decide to go bowling just days after Spencer returned from Ebola-infected Guinea?"
  • New York officer critically wounded in hatchet attack (distracted by freelance photographer)

    10/24/2014 6:31:26 AM PDT · by wtd · 25 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 10/24/2014 | Reuters
    A hatchet-wielding attacker charged a group of New York City police officers posing for a photograph on Thursday, wounded two, one critically, before the assailant was shot dead, police said. The officers were on foot patrol when they were asked by a freelance photographer to pose for a picture on a Queens street at about 2 p.m., a New York Police Department spokesman said. Suddenly a man carrying a hatchet charged the officers, swinging it and striking one officer in the right arm and then swinging it again and striking a second officer in the head, the spokesman said.
  • Vanity: Bristol Palin Mugging, Fast & Furious, Immigration Surge, EBOLA, more.

    10/24/2014 6:24:35 AM PDT · by Arthur Wildfire! March · 17 replies
    [Hard-to-process Alert ...] -- President's 'Just-us' Department belittles blacks to make a case for voter fraud -- -- Judicial Watch Probes Fast & Furious, 0 Shields Holder's Wife -- -- Updates on 0's Immigration Franken-Scheme -- -- NY Hatchet-Man, Terrorist? -- -- Updates on Bristol Palin Mugging & Ridicule -- -- Ebola in NYC and possibly Louisiana and Connecticut -- -- Other Ebola Updates -- -- Southern Flori-duh Threatens to Secede due to Climate Change -- update: 'Calibration error’ changes GOP votes to Dem in Illinois [links & specifics coming up]
  • Palin Assault Audio: CNN's Costello Releases Apology - Won't Repeat On Air

    10/24/2014 6:13:23 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 23 2014 | John Nolte
    A statement from Carol Costello was sent to Breitbart News from CNN in which the morning anchor apologizes for telling viewers to "enjoy" audio of Bristol Palin reporting a physical assault to the police.
  • Levin Slams Costello for Palin Mockery

    10/24/2014 5:49:23 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 40 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | October 23 2014 | Breitbart TV
    On Thursday, Mark Levin sharply criticized CNN anchor Carol Costello for deriving amusement of audio of Bristol Palin describing being assaulted to the police.
  • Southern Florida Threatens to Secede Due to Fear of Climate Change

    10/24/2014 4:19:47 AM PDT · by PROCON · 59 replies
    cnsnews ^ | Oct. 23, 2014 | Dan Joseph
    Threats of a state seceding from the country, or a part of a state creating its own state due to political differences, typically don’t go anywhere. Well, except for that one time in the 1860’s. Texas and Vermont both threatened to do so out of frustration with the policies of George W. Bush and Barack Obama, but both remain part of the United States. There have been several attempts over the last few decades to carve Californian up into as many as six separate states. Now, some in Southern Florida are toying with the possibility of launching a secession effort...
  • Fans of Quinn and Rose Daily Discussion - October 24, 2014

    10/24/2014 2:55:34 AM PDT · by sneakers · 18 replies
    As we await word that Quinn and Rose are returning to the airwaves, our friendly group of dedicated FReeper Q&R fans will continue to meet in our usual spot as we always have! So grab your coffee - or whatever you choose to start your day - and drop in for some political chit-chat, or just to shoot the breeze! We are all coming from - or going to - work, so stop in to say ‘hi!’ Feel free to join us!
  • 'What's Happening!' Star Danielle Spencer has Breast Cancer

    10/23/2014 7:37:51 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 13 replies
    abc ^ | october 23, 2014 | LUCHINA FISHER 
    Danielle Spencer, who played the bratty little sister Dee on the 1970s sitcom, "What's Happening!!" revealed that she was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. Speaking out for Breast Cancer Awareness month, Spencer, 49, who is now a veterinarian, told Black America Web that her diagnosis last month took her by surprise.
  • Russia Has Czars,Not America...Emperor Obama Has A New Czar...the Ebola Czar!!

    10/23/2014 7:03:54 PM PDT · by Stayfree · 14 replies
    Self | Oct. 23, 2014 | Self
    Just another example of our White House Commie circumventing our Constitution and our historical method of governing to appoint a political hack to oversee our defense of an ebola outbreak.. Everything this bogus president does is based on political gain and not even remotely connected to logicly solving problems. This moron has done more damage to America than all other historical enemies combined...........WAKE UP AMERICA!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Fox News host claims 'hot' young women are usually ignorant (truncated title)

    10/23/2014 3:57:29 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 59 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | Oct 23, 2014 | Unknown
    Full Title: Fox News host and former Victoria's Secret model claims 'hot' young women are usually ignorant and should NOT vote or be allowed on juries because 'they don't get it'
  • Nathan Cirillo’s dogs upset at loss

    10/23/2014 3:45:09 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 15 replies
    As a nation mourns the death of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, so too apparently, do his dogs. Two of the 24-year-old's dogs appeared to wait for Cirillo from beneath the fence of the soldier's family home in Hamilton, Ontario Thursday
  • Freep a Poll! (What Are You Doing For Halloween?)

    10/23/2014 3:44:29 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 49 replies
    CBS Baltimore ^ | 10-23-14 | CBS Baltimore
    What Are You Doing For Halloween? Watching scary movies Eating candy Dressing up and going to a party Handing out candy to trick-or-treaters I don't know yet I don't celebrate
  • NY HIGH SCHOOL BLASTED FOR NOT ACCOMMODATING ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS

    10/23/2014 3:34:27 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 22 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 10/23/14 | by WILLIAM BIGELOW
    Activists involved in the accommodation of Central American immigrants are blasting a Long Island, New York high school for not being more malleable with regard to the education of unaccompanied illegal immigrant minors. The school district of Hempstead, in which Latinos comprise 60% of NY HIGH SCHOOL BLASTED FOR NOT ACCOMMODATING ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS Hempstead’s population, has been forced to accommodate between 700 and 1100 extra students as a result of the recent flood of illegal immigrants crossing the U.S. border. Elias Mestizo, president of the Hempstead Classroom Teachers Association, said the estimate from teachers was much lower. Diane Goins, New...
  • 'F*** You Chinatown': Guide Stuns A Bus Load Of Tourists With A Racist Tirade In San Francisco's...

    10/23/2014 1:36:09 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 127 replies
    Daily Mirror (UK) ^ | October 23, 2014 | JENNY AWFORD
    'F*** You Chinatown': Guide Stuns A Bus Load Of Tourists With A Racist Tirade In San Francisco's Famous Asian District Tour guide launched into a racist rant about San Francisco's Chinatown She warned people against moving to the area saying it's 'a horrible place' German tourist filmed the expletive-laden tirade and put it on YouTube Guide said: 'F*** your noise, f*** your parades, f*** your dragons, f*** this' By JENNY AWFORD 23 October 2014 A tour guide stunned a bus load of tourists when she launched into a racist tirade about San Francisco's Chinatown on her last day of the...
  • Top Iranian Official: Obama is ‘The Weakest of U.S. Presidents’

    10/23/2014 1:35:51 PM PDT · by rdb3 · 15 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 23 OCTOBER 2014 | Adam Kredo
    Top Iranian Official: Obama is ‘The Weakest of U.S. Presidents’ Adviser to Iranian president mocks Obama’s ‘humiliating’ presidency Share Tweet Email AP BY: Adam KredoOctober 23, 2014 4:10 pmThe Iranian president’s senior advisor has called President Barack Obama “the weakest of U.S. presidents” and described the U.S. leader’s tenure in office as “humiliating,” according to a translation of the highly candid comments provided to the Free Beacon.The comments by Ali Younesi, senior advisor to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, come as Iran continues to buck U.S. attempts to woo it into the international coalition currently battling the Islamic State (IS, ISIL,...
  • Priest from Wisconsin dances his way into Internet fame in video

    10/23/2014 11:11:07 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 26 replies
    You Tube ^ | 10-23-14 | Joan Lewis
    A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keyes-esque voice won her a singing contest and a record contract. The Rev. David Rider, 29, of Hyde Park, New York, and the Rev. John Gibson, 28, of Milwaukee, first shot to Internet fame when they were filmed in April during a fundraiser at the North American College, the elite American seminary up the hill from the Vatican. Rider warmed up the crowd with a lively tap-dance routine, only to be pushed aside...
  • Vickers. Kevin Vickers.

    10/23/2014 9:59:32 AM PDT · by WakeUpAndVote · 31 replies
    Mail of UK ^ | today | Wakeupandvote
    Job done: Kevin Vickers, Canada's House of Commons' sergeant-at-arms, looks around the hallways with a gun in his hand after shooting dead an attacker, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, on Wednesday morning.
  • Dem Strategist: Obama Has ‘Removed Threat of Deportation' for Most Illegals

    10/23/2014 8:35:48 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 11 replies
    CNS News ^ | 10/21/2014 | Penny Starr
    Democrat activist and strategist Simon Rosenberg said Tuesday that even before President Obama issues a new executive order expanding the number of illegal aliens who are eligible for temporary legal status, the threat of deportation already has been removed through the administration’s policy of not enforcing immigration law. “I think that the immigration community has, frankly, given the Democrats and the president far less credit than they deserve for how much we’ve – the president has fundamentally altered the system to essentially have removed the threat of deportation over virtually every undocumented immigrant in the country already,” Rosenberg said. “That’s...
  • I wish I'd aborted the son I've spent 47 years caring for': It's a shocking.....

    10/23/2014 9:13:49 AM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    MailOnline ^ | 10.23.14 | Gillian Relf For The Daily Mail
    FULL TITLE: 'I wish I'd aborted the son I've spent 47 years caring for': It's a shocking admission - but read on before you judge The pilot had been very patient but, after an hour of the plane waiting on the Tarmac at Heathrow, with my son Stephen refusing to get up off the floor, sit in his seat and buckle up, our bags were removed from the hold and he was carried off the flight, my husband Roy and I walking, hot-cheeked and humiliated, behind. Our family holiday to Greece would not be going ahead, after all. And no,...
  • Vanity: 100% CPU usage

    10/23/2014 7:40:39 AM PDT · by Sherman Logan · 95 replies
    self | 141023 | Sherman Logan
    I have a Dell notebook that's about 5 years old. Windows 7. It works fine most of the time, but every few hours it goes into a mode where the CPU goes straight to 100% usage and stays there, making it unusable. Sometimes it self corrects after 15 minutes or an hour, or sometimes I have to do a hard reboot. Then it works fine again for a while. Any suggestions?
  • Democrat Rep: ‘You Don’t Have a Right to Know’ What’s Going on in Your Government

    10/23/2014 6:29:40 AM PDT · by Apple Pan Dowdy · 31 replies
    The Tea Party News Network ^ | July 25, 2014 | Greg Campbell
    “You don’t have a right to know everything in a separation-of-powers government, my friend. That is the difference between a parliamentary government and a separation-of-powers government,” Democrat congresswoman, Eleanor Holmes Norton, claimed during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing. It’s amazing that America possesses even one citizen who would believe such an obvious falsehood; it’s even more outrageous that America has a representative in Congress who believes this. Video at source.
  • Sarah Palin endorses Walker-Mallott ticket (Alaska)

    10/23/2014 5:07:58 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 20 replies
    Alaska Dispatch News ^ | October 22, 2014 | Alex DeMarban
    Former Gov. Sarah Palin has endorsed gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker. (please see full article)
  • [vanity] Voter Fraud, Google and 'ebola', Islamo Terror in Canada, more

    10/23/2014 5:01:14 AM PDT · by Arthur Wildfire! March · 16 replies
    -- Bristol Palin speaks out about the “Palin Brawl” -- -- Van Jones confession r. Palin: "We were scared!" -- Ferguson: Drudge Page Provides Overwhelming Evidence. Innocent. -- Canadian Gun Skirmishes: Islamic Terror -- -- COOKED COUNTY: REPUBLICAN VOTE MARKED DEM [FoxNews] -- -- Leak, NAACP, Planning Mass Fraud on Election Day -- -- Google crammed with new 'ebola testing' pages -- ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Earlier highlights: -- Despite the AP news blackout, several ebola screenings being reported anyway -- The most cynical political move in US history [Ebola Outbreak in US a 'myth' -- Obama can't possibly know.] CRUZ: CONGRESS SHOULD...
  • Fans of Quinn and Rose Daily Discussion - October 23, 2014

    10/23/2014 3:08:32 AM PDT · by sneakers · 19 replies
    As we await word that Quinn and Rose are returning to the airwaves, our friendly group of dedicated FReeper Q&R fans will continue to meet in our usual spot as we always have! So grab your coffee - or whatever you choose to start your day - and drop in for some political chit-chat, or just to shoot the breeze! We are all coming from - or going to - work, so stop in to say ‘hi!’ Feel free to join us!
  • Wanted sex offender accused of molesting three-year-old girl found hiding in homemade FORT in the wo

    10/22/2014 9:36:39 PM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    MailOnline ^ | 10.22.14 | Snejana Farberov for MailOnline
    FULL TITLE: Wanted sex offender accused of molesting three-year-old girl found hiding in homemade FORT in the woods A convicted sex offender wanted on charges he molested a 3-year-old girl in West Virginia has been found hiding in a makeshift fort in the Pennsylvania woods. US marshals helped local police and the sheriff's office in Brook County, West Virginia, track down 64-year-old David David Tuesday. Brooke County Sheriff Chuck Jackson said the tiny wooden shack David called home was 'elaborate.' Among other things, it included a heater, a propane tank, electricity, a police scanner and knives. Scroll down for video
  • Palin family brawl photos show guests with open wounds, raw knuckles and blood-soaked pavement

    10/21/2014 3:00:41 PM PDT · by TexasGunLover · 126 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 10/21/2014 | James Nye
    <p>New photos show the aftermath of a brawl involving almost every member of the Palin family that happened in Anchorage, Alaska, this past September.</p> <p>Police have also released audio of the Palin family giving a statement along with these photos they took on the scene after the incident occurred.</p>
  • With Possible Voter Fraud,Doesn't The GOP Already Have Six Or Seven Seats Won?

    10/22/2014 7:56:11 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 30 replies
    With three or four purple states already under suspicion of voter fraud come election day, if it looks as though the GOP already has at least six states in the bag, why are the other purple states in a state of panic to the extent of trying to pull another "2008 Stunt"? All these plans for shenanigans to in attempt steal states like Georgia and North Carolina while the GOP looks to take at least six states handily. And what are the six/seven states we should win hands down?
  • Battle Rifle Company

    10/22/2014 4:27:08 PM PDT · by 7thson · 11 replies
    Do any Freepers know anything about the Battle Rifle Company? I saw one of their rifles in the latest issue of America's 1st Freedom.
  • Weather Service stops receiving satellite data, issues notice about forecast quality

    10/22/2014 3:01:51 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 19 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10-22-2014 | Jason Samenow
    Since at least Tuesday, satellite data – an important input to weather prediction models – has stopped flowing into the National Weather Service due to an apparent network outage. At 1 p.m. today, the National Weather Service’s National Center for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) issued the following statement warning the outage could impact forecast quality: NCEP HAS NOT RECEIVED A FULL FEED OF SATELLITE DATA FOR INPUT INTO THE NUMERICAL MODELS SINCE 22/0000Z…POTENTIALLY IMPACTING THE MODEL FORECASTS.NESDIS AND NCEP ARE INVESTIGATING THE ROOT CAUSE OF THE ISSUE. ONCE THE SITUATION IS RESOLVED ANOTHER MESSAGE WILL FOLLOW.
  • Since 12/7, Texas has added 1.3 million jobs. The other 49 states lost about a million. (BLS.gov)

    10/22/2014 3:01:35 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 6 replies
    American Enterprise Institute ^ | 10-22-2014 | Mark J. Perry
    Since December 2007 when the Great Recession started, Texas civilian employment has increased by 12% and by more than 1.32 million jobs, from just over 11 million jobs in December 2007 to 12.32 million in September of this year (see blue line in chart). In contrast, civilian employment in the other 49 states without Texas is still 0.73% and almost one million jobs below the December 2007 level (see red line in chart) – 134.27 million non-Texas jobs in September vs. 135.26 million in December 2007. It’s also important to note that while job growth in Texas slowed considerably in...
  • 'Goodfellas' Actor Claims 'Simpsons' Stole His Likeness in Lawsuit

    10/22/2014 3:01:30 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 35 replies
    nbc news ^ | 10-22-2014 | MARIA ELENA FERNANDEZ
    Twenty-three years after "The Simpsons" introduced the Springfield Mafia, actor Frank Sivero has filed a $250 million lawsuit against Fox Television Studios for basing one of the three animated "wiseguys" on his "Goodfellas" character Frankie Carbone. Silvero claims in a lawsuit filed on Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court that in 1989 he lived in a Sherman Oaks apartment next door to "The Simpsons" writers and that "Simpsons" producer James L. Brooks was “highly aware of who Sivero was, the fact that he created the role of Frankie Carbone, and that 'The Simpsons' character Louie would be based on this...
  • Ob-A-Ma E-Bo-La (Sung to the tune of Ob La Di Ob La Da - the Beatles)

    10/22/2014 1:36:27 PM PDT · by zencycler · 5 replies
    self | 10/22/2014 | self
    Sung to the tune of Ob La Di Ob La Da (Beatles) Barry has a problem travelling every place Michelle is the singer in his band Barry says to Michelle “girl I like your face” And Michelle says this when she will not touch his hand Ob-a-ma E-bo-la where you been, O? La-la, I want my life to go on Ob-a-ma E-bo-la where you been, O? La-la, I want my life to go on Barry says don’t worry, we can travel more Hopes his party parrots everything Tries to sell his BS when he speaks some more And as he...
  • High Definition Photos of UFO's Caught by NASA:

    Usually photos of UFO's are blurry but this NASA photo is in high resolution.
  • Nigeria talks with Boko Haram but no sign of girls' release

    10/22/2014 11:55:06 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 4 replies
    Reuters India ^ | 10-23-2014 | Emma Farge and Lanre Ola
    Nearly a week after Nigeria announced a ceasefire deal with Boko Haram, which it said would include the release of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist group, there is still no sign of the girls being freed. Talks took place this week between the government and the Islamist militant group in the Chadian capital, but they are shrouded in secrecy. A series of attacks blamed on Boko Haram fighters since the announcement, meanwhile, has raised doubts over government claims of a truce. Nigeria's precipitous announcement, seemingly for domestic political reasons ahead of elections next February, could jeopardise the...
  • A Republican Senate Means Changing the Chairmen

    10/22/2014 11:34:34 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 20 replies
    abc / ap ^ | 10-22-2014 | DONNA CASSATA
    Obama, the former Illinois senator, knows what it will mean for the last two years of his presidency. "If we lose the Senate, for one thing, the way this Senate's been operating, they could end up blocking all my appointments so that I can't get the people I want to be in a position to move my agenda forward," he said in an interview last week on the "Rickey Smiley Morning Show." ''If we lose the Senate, I guarantee you they're going to try to roll back health care legislation again." The new committees would be filled in January or...