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  • Ukraine Conducts First US-Supplied Javelin Rocket Launchers.

    07/23/2018 2:22:09 AM PDT · by Enterprise ^ | 7-22-18 | Unknown
    Ukrainian president Poroshenko thanks Donald Trump ..... wonder that Putin has to say about this ? "Finally this day has come! Today, for the first time in Ukraine, the launch of Javelin missile complexes took place. This is a very effective defensive weaponry, which is used in the event of Russian offensive on the positions of Ukrainian troops," Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Twitter.
  • San Diego Comic-Con 2018: Sneak Previews Premiered

    07/23/2018 1:14:31 AM PDT · by CaliforniaCraftBeer ^ | July 22, 2018 | CaliforniaCraftBeer
    Every year, Comic-Con provides a days-long extravaganza of anticipation for all the film and television you’ll be champing at the bit to see for the next several months. Below are all the major trailers that debuted at this year’s SDCC, including a very spooky Glass, a very silly Shazam!, and just about everything in-between. Grab some popcorn and enjoy, keeping in mind all of those scattered premiere dates...
  • What is She Wearing? Hillary Clinton Looks Like Hell at OzyFest Wrapped in a Drape (VIDEO)

    07/22/2018 4:58:17 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 140 replies ^ | 7/21/18 | Cristina Laila
    New York Twice-failed presidential hopeful, Hillary Clinton spoke at Ozyfest, a two-day festival in Central Park on Saturday and she looked terrible. Hillary donned a mumu-style top that nearly touched the floor and white pants. Her hair was disheveled and she had very prominent bags under her eyes. To think this woman almost became the 45th president of the US.
  • Georgia Primary Election Governor, etc., Runoff This Coming Tuesday, July 24, 2018.

    07/22/2018 4:35:51 PM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 17 replies
    Georgia voters, "ALL", Get out and cast your votes for Republican, Trump Endorsed, Brian Kemp to run for Governor. The runoff primary election is being held on Tuesday, this coming week, July 24,2018. Support POTUS Donald J. Trump and Brian Kemp on election day and, help us totally destroy the entire Democrat "Communist, Socialist, Progressive" party. Your nation republic, your freedom, your liberty, your 2nd Amendment rights, etc. are at stake!!! Time to get out and vote to help Trumpie...MAGA!!!
  • Famous Veteran : Clark Gable USAAF Major

    07/22/2018 3:42:25 PM PDT · by eastforker · 61 replies
    TWS ^ | 2014 | SMSgt James Franklin
    In 1942, following Lombard's death, Gable joined the U.S. Army Air Forces. Before her death, Lombard had suggested Gable enlist as part of the war effort, but MGM was obviously reluctant to let him go, and until her death he resisted the suggestion. Gable made a public statement after Lombard's death that prompted Commanding General of the AAF Henry H. Arnold to offer Gable a "special assignment" in aerial gunnery. Gable, despite earlier expressing an interest in officer candidate school (OCS), enlisted on August 12, 1942, with the intention of becoming an enlisted gunner on an air crew. MGM arranged...
  • Famous Veteran: Oliver Stone USARMY

    07/22/2018 3:22:12 PM PDT · by eastforker · 28 replies ^ | 2018 |
    After Basic Training Stone landed in Vietnam on September 16, 1967, and was assigned to the 2nd Platoon of Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 25th infantry, stationed near the Cambodian border. He was wounded twice in action, and was later transferred to 1st Cavalry and assigned to a Long Range Reconnaissance Platoon in April of 1968. It was during this time that he Juan Angel Elias, who would become the inspiration for Sgt. Elias (Willem Dafoe) in Platoon, which drew heavily on Stone's Vietnam experiences. Eventually Stone was discharged in November 1968 after 15 months of duty, and received two personal...
  • "The Big Broadcast" Live Sunday 7/22 7-11pm est

    07/22/2018 1:51:01 PM PDT · by Vision · 13 replies
    WAMU ^ | 7/22/18 | Freak SJW Murray Horwitz
    Friends it's Sunday night again and time to relax. Warm up the tubes for another 4 hours of classic radio Americana. Listen Live Info*tonight's show will be available at the "Info" link starting tomorrow. Official OTR Blog of "The Big Broadcast" thread:
  • Hudson River School of Landscape Painting (mid-19th century American art movement)

    07/22/2018 10:47:04 AM PDT · by ETL · 56 replies
    various sources
    "The Hudson River School was a mid-19th century American art movement embodied by a group of landscape painters whose aesthetic vision was influenced by Romanticism. The paintings for which the movement is named depict the Hudson River Valley and the surrounding area, including the Catskill, Adirondack, and White Mountains; eventually works by the second generation of artists associated with the school expanded to include other locales in New England, the Maritimes, the American West, and South America."--Wikipedia
  • famous veteran: James Earl Jones USARMY Infantry 1st Lt

    07/22/2018 10:20:31 AM PDT · by eastforker · 19 replies
    TWS ^ | 2014 | TWS
    Jones went to the University of Michigan to study medicine, but soon discovered acting. After college, he served in the military during the Korean War, returning to his passion of performing once he finished his service. Moving to New York City, Jones studied at the American Theatre Wing, and found a job as a janitor to make ends meet during the early days of his career.
  • The most difficult letter I have ever had to write': Chrysler told Sergio Marchionne

    07/22/2018 9:08:51 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 7 replies
    Detroit Free Press ^ | 22 July 2018 | Phil LeBeau,Javier E. David
    In a statement Saturday, he said, "I am profoundly saddened to learn of Sergios state of health. It is a situation that was unthinkable until a few hours ago, and one that leaves us all with a real sense of injustice. ..At his side, the reports said, were his two sons and his partner of several years, Manuela Battezzato, who works in FCA communications.
  • My First SBR!!!

    07/21/2018 11:10:47 PM PDT · by 1_Inch_Group · 15 replies ^ | 21 Jul 2018 | Demolition Ranch
    Trying to protect BillyBob. Poor Billybob.
  • Abolish ICE? How About this.....

    07/21/2018 9:41:16 PM PDT · by hapnHal · 29 replies
    21 July 18 | hapnHAL
    Abolish ICE? How about this......... I would to see ICE personnel present at all election voting places. It would make Illegals think twice before trying to cast an illegal vote. Comments ?
  • Interesting thread speculating on Mueller working with FBI lovers

    07/21/2018 8:58:37 PM PDT · by MNDude · 43 replies
    Reader Account Share Support Thread Reader! Thread by @_ImperatorRex_: "1. BOMBSHELL from the Page/Strzok texts: I may have found the middleman the Mueller/Clinton cabal was using, to communicate with the FBI whi []" 26 tweets an hour ago Profile picture REX @_ImperatorRex_ Follow Read on Twitter 359 subscribers Subscribe Read later Archive 1. BOMBSHELL from the Page/Strzok texts: I may have found the middleman the Mueller/Clinton cabal was using, to communicate with the FBI while MYE (Clintons exoneration) was on, b/w Jan 26 - 11 Nov, 2016. ALSO: 2. Im confident that Robert Mueller himself is 'Bob' in the texts...
  • Maddow: Feels Very Palpable That the President Is a Foreign Agent

    07/21/2018 8:30:54 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 96 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 21, 2018 | Ian Hanchett
    On Saturdays broadcast of MSNBCs AM Joy, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow stated that The worst case scenario that the president is a foreign agent suddenly feels very palpable.
  • After James Gunn Ouster, Mike Cernovich Turns Toward Comedians Patton Oswalt, Michael Ian Black

    07/21/2018 8:18:12 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 22 replies
    The Wrap ^ | July 21, 2018 | Tim Kenneally
    Is Mike Cernovich looking to add more scalps to his collection in the form of Patton Oswalt and Michael Ian Black? Right-wing provocateur Cernovich, whose online amplification of offensive tweets published years ago by director James Gunn preceded Gunns ouster from the Guardians of the Galaxy movie franchise on Friday, turned his attention toward comedians Oswalt and Black later on Friday, highlighting tweets by the comedians that he took issue with. One tweet shared by Cernovich on Friday night, posted by Black in June 2011, read, I dont like watching iCarly with my daughter because there is nobody on that...
  • Meet The Texas Teachers $100,000 Club: 7,300 Six-Figure Salaries Cost Taxpayers $903 Million

    07/21/2018 7:42:01 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 30 replies
    Forbes ^ | 7/18/2018 | Adam Andrzejewski
    Do public schools in Texas pay $232,000 for coordinating PE classes? What about paying $340,000 to a high school music teacher and $127,000 to a librarian? Our auditors at found 7,327 Texas public school administrators, athletic directors, teachers, and other employees pulled down six-figure salaries costing taxpayers nearly $1 billion. In fiscal year 2017, superintendents earned as much as $450,000; executive directors for assessment and compliance received up to $302,820; and principals made as much as $313,870. Using our interactive mapping tool at, quickly review (by zip code) every Texas educator who made a salary of $100,000 or...
  • Woman Says She Telepathically Urged Mountain Lion Out of Her Oregon Home

    07/21/2018 7:38:28 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 37 replies ^ | 7/21/2018 | Staff
    An Oregon woman is safe after finding a dangerous mountain lion dozing on her couch and it's all thanks, she says, to her telepathic connection with the beast. In a Facebook post that's now been seen by thousands, Lauren Taylor describes the otherworldly encounter as she experienced it earlier this month. "There's a mountain lion in our living room," Taylor wrote as she chronicled her meeting with the mountain lion in real time as it unfolded over the course of hours on July 7. " aylor said the mountain lion was asleep when she first spotted it. "When I made...
  • 1 woman dead, gunman in custody after opening fire outside Trader Joe's in Silver Lake

    07/21/2018 7:10:46 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 22 replies
    A gunman who opened fire outside a Trader Joe's in Silver Lake was in custody after a tense standoff that claimed the life of one woman inside the store. Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the death, saying the woman was pulled out of the store by authorities and declared dead at the scene. The mayor released no other details, saying police were trying to reach next of kin. The incident began as family dispute in South Los Angeles involving a man in his late teens. Police said he shot his grandmother and a second woman at her residence. He then took...
  • The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

    07/21/2018 6:18:51 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 66 replies
    20July 2018 | Natalie Wolchover
    New findings are fueling an old suspicion that fundamental particles and forces spring from strange eight-part numbers called octonions. Octonions are to physics what the Sirens were to Ulysses, Decades on, no particles beyond those of the Standard Model have been found. Meanwhile, the strange beauty of the octonions has continued to attract the occasional independent-minded researcher, including Furey, the Canadian grad student who visited Gnaydin four years ago. Looking like an interplanetary traveler, with choppy silver bangs that taper to a point between piercing blue eyes, Furey scrawled esoteric symbols on a blackboard, trying to explain to Gnaydin that...
  • Famous Veteran: Richard Boone USNAVY AOM1c

    07/21/2018 5:37:05 PM PDT · by eastforker · 65 replies
    TWS ^ | unknown | Diane Short
    Naval Service PO1 Boone first shows in US Navy Muster Reports Show his sqaudron being transporter aboard the USS Prince WIlliam leaving San Diego on June 14, 1943 and his rank at that time was AOM3c (E-4) or Petty Officer 3rd Class. He arrived somethime after that at Naval Air Station Maui, Hawaii On June 29, 1943, the squadrom was once again transported via the USS Panay from NAS Maui to NAS Pearl Harbor. for possible departure on a carrier. Muster reports do not show PO Boone again untile he being transported on November 5, 1943 from Maui to Pearl...