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  • BREAKING: Armed suspect on I-215 freeway in Perris [California] forces closures

    07/24/2016 9:11:06 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 16 replies
    myvalleynews.com ^ | July 24, 2016 | Trevor Montgomery on
    PERRIS [California] – Multiple reports of a highly agitated man on the I-215 freeway in Perris brought an overwhelming response from California Highway Patrol officers and Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies this morning, Sunday, July 24, A CHP official confirmed. Callers told CHP dispatchers the man was armed with multiple rifles A CHP incident log showed the first of numerous 911 calls began to flood into the CHP Temecula Border Station at about 5:40 a.m. Multiple callers reported seeing a man laying on the ground near the center divider of the freeway. Callers said the alleged suspect was armed with at...
  • Former assistant FBI director slams Comey's recommendation

    07/24/2016 8:06:40 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 29 replies
    youtube.com ^ | 7/24/16 | Fox news
    Former assistant FBI director slams Comey's recommendation On 'The Kelly File,' James Kallstrom says the FBI director's decision makes 'no sense'
  • City’s public schools join fight against ‘white power’

    07/24/2016 8:04:54 AM PDT · by EinNYC · 24 replies
    NY Post ^ | July 23, 2016 | Susan Edelman and Isabel Vincent
    On the last day of school, Principal Darlene Cameron of Star Academy-PS 63 in the East Village gave her small faculty a chart defining racist and non-racist institutions and asked them to think about where their school fits in. A non-racist institution, among other things, is conscious of and aims to wipe out a culture of “white power,” “white privilege” and “inherent white advantage.”
  • Trump Talks Like a Third Grader [Trait of great minds]

    07/24/2016 7:47:21 AM PDT · by AC Beach Patrol · 36 replies
    Politico ^ | 08/13/2015 | Jack Shafer
    Donald Trump isn’t a simpleton, he just talks like one. If you were to market Donald Trump’s vocabulary as a toy, it would resemble a small box of Lincoln Logs. Trump resists multisyllabic words and complex, writerly sentence constructions when speaking extemporaneously in a debate, at a news conference or in an interview. He prefers to link short, blocky words into other short, blocky words to create short, blocky sentences that he then stacks into short, blocky paragraphs.
  • Philly's a great place for a party, but its Democrats are a disgrace

    07/24/2016 7:33:40 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 18 replies
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 24 July, 2016 | Opinion
    With new flags on the Parkway, new lights on the boathouses, and new efforts to shelter the homeless, the Democrats who have run Philadelphia for more than half a century have cleaned up the city for the Democratic National Convention. If only they could clean up themselves. Given its historic resonance, continuing revival, and convenient location in a politically important state, Philadelphia is a fine place for a convention. The city's chief flaw as a backdrop for the Democrats is, well, the Democrats. In just the past three years, Philadelphia Democrats have seen a congressman, a state senator, five state...
  • A few words to National Review and the Weekly Standard (vanity)

    07/24/2016 6:51:49 AM PDT · by BobL · 8 replies
    (self) | 07/24/2016 | BobL (self)
    Yes, we will likely survive 8 years of President Obama, but the country does have a BREAKING POINT. And we are there. Losing one more election tips the Supreme Court into Democrat hands (along with what’s left on our side on the lower courts). At that point our side will simply have NO RECOURSE to stop Hillary. Congress has already been reduced to an ‘advisory’ role by Obama - he considers the laws passed by Congress to be suggestions, open to his interpretations, with his right to enforce, re-write, or ignore as he wishes. With the courts in their hands,...
  • Dennis Green, former coach of Vikings and Cardinals, dead at 67

    07/24/2016 6:07:44 AM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 3 replies
    WTOP News (Washington DC) ^ | July 22, 2016 3:54 pm | ABC Radio
    (NEW YORK) — Dennis Green, former NFL coach of the Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals, has died at 67. Green spent 13 seasons coaching the NFL with eight playoff appearances under the Vikings. His best season with the team was in 1998 when the Vikings finished 15–1, a record at the time. According to a statement from his family, he died due to complications of cardiac arrest. The Vikings said they were “saddened” by the news of his passing.
  • E-Mail I Received from Donald J. Trump (Vanity)

    07/24/2016 6:02:40 AM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 11 replies
    My E-mail ^ | 7-24-16 | IT Staff of Donald J. Trump
    Diana, I have a message for Obama, Hillary, and their cronies who have hijacked our country: “Diana and I are coming for you. We are going to take our country back. We are going to topple the rigged system. ...And we are going to Make America Great Again!” Diana, now that I am officially your nominee for president of the United States, will you make a generous contribution to join me in the fight to win back our country? [SNIP] Contribution links... [SNIP] To see what’s happening to the greatest country on God’s green earth sickens me. I couldn’t stand...
  • Why Obama’s half-brother says he’ll be voting for Donald Trump

    07/24/2016 5:38:41 AM PDT · by orchestra · 26 replies
    NY Post ^ | 7/24/2016 | Isabel Vincent
    President Obama’s Kenyan half-brother wants to make America great again — so he’s voting for Donald Trump. “I like Donald Trump because he speaks from the heart,” Malik Obama told The Post from his home in the rural village of Kogelo. “Make America Great Again is a great slogan. I would like to meet him.” Obama, 58, a longtime Democrat, said his “deep disappointment” in his brother Barack’s administration has led him to recently switch allegiance to “the party of Lincoln.”
  • 180 DAYS

    07/24/2016 5:00:42 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 33 replies
    7/24/2016 | By Laz A. Mataz
    It is 180 days, 5 hours, 4 minutes, 55 seconds until the stuttering enemy-agent Muslim-excusing pusillanimous defiling unctuous disgusting formulaic puerile wicked wretched venal grifting conniving Marxism-loving corrupt impoverishing personal-history-concealing unaccomplished contemptible megalomaniacal perjurious taxing blasphemous race-baiting crazed trash-talking arrogant vacuous sanctimonious exploitive mercurial mocking Christophobic nefarious vile Republican-enabled wimpy prevaricating raging hoplophobia-consumed irresponsible belligerent repellent childish insolent felonious illegitimate jejune panic-encouraging contentious creepy effete deleterious chaos-creating lying repulsive pugnacious secretive brazenly-hypocritical imperious globalist preening maniacal disdainful Godless opportunistic trifling insincere ruinous prideful petty underhanded pretentious fraudulent heinous autocratic twisted reality-inverting perverse foolish Imperialist bragging transsexual-favoring sacrilegious insidious vengeful tricky...
  • Prominent Democrats blame Trump for Wikileaks DNC e-mail dump

    07/24/2016 4:48:27 AM PDT · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 82 replies
    Liberal Lunacy ^ | 7/24/2016 | Liberal Lunacy Staff/REM
    A prominent anonymous source within the DNC has issued the following statement: “The Democratic Party is the party for anyone and everyone who wants to run for President. We support all candidates equally and with shared enthusiasm. To think the DNC conspired against the esteemed Senator Sanders is ludicrous on its face”. “We have gone through the e-mails “supposedly” from Debbie Wasserman-Shultz and find NO e-mails from Trump to Wikileaks which co-ordinated this vile attack on Democrats. We find that troubling”. “Someone of Mr. Trumps means is surely able to co-ordinate, fund and work with other nefarious individuals to accomplish...
  • Wonder Woman trailer debuts at Comic-Con

    07/24/2016 3:48:14 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 25 replies
    http://www.ew.com ^ | July 23, 2016 | CHRISTOPHER ROSEN
    First footage from Wonder Woman debuted at Comic-Con on Saturday, providing fans with a sneak peek at Diana Prince in action. The trailer, which debuted inside Hall H and was released soon after by Warner Bros., opens with Steve Trevor (Chris Pine) washing up on shore and encountering Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot). “You’re a man?” she asks. “Yeah, do I not look like one?” The teaser, which is heavy on action, focuses on the differences between Themyscira and the rest of the world. “I had no father,” she says to Trevor when he asks if she had ever met a...
  • Twitter accused of suppressing DNC Wikileaks story

    07/24/2016 2:09:35 AM PDT · by cba123 · 19 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 7/22/16 11:28 PM | Rudy Takala (@RudyTakala)
    Twitter lit up Friday night with allegations that it tried to suppress news that secret-leaking website Wikileaks exposed thousands of emails obtained from the servers of the Democratic National Committee. Friday afternoon, users noted, "#DNCLeaks" was trending, with more than 250,000 tweets about it on the platform. By Friday evening, it vanished completely from the site's "trending" bar for at least 20 minutes. It returned as "#DNCLeak" after users erupted, though it was too late to quell their rage. (Please see link for full story.)
  • #BernieMustDisavow - She (Hillary)Betrayed #Bernie sold out the #LGBTQ community, Wants #TPP

    07/23/2016 9:47:19 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 13 replies
    "Hillary is a LIAR and is pretending she likes LGBT But does not!"
  • Russell Peters - What's So Funny About Chinese Accents (total -humor- vanity)

    07/23/2016 8:15:56 PM PDT · by Utilizer · 26 replies
    YouTube ^ | 18, 2016 | Daily Dose of Sunshine
    "Two Types Of Asians" by Russell Peters
  • WNBA prez withdraws fines regarding anti-violence shirts

    07/23/2016 8:12:20 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies
    ESPN.com news services ^ | July 23, 2016
    NEW YORK -- The WNBA has withdrawn its fines for teams and players that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before games. WNBA President Lisa Borders said in a statement Saturday that the league was rescinding penalties given to the Indiana Fever, New York Liberty, Phoenix Mercury and their players for wearing the shirts during pregame protests, which began after shootings in Minnesota and Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • It’s Not My Party

    07/23/2016 7:46:56 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 78 replies
    National Review Online ^ | July 23, 2016 | ANDREW C. MCCARTHY
    For these post-Reagan Republicans, conservative was passé. They needed to be “compassionate conservatives,” as if there were something vaguely inhumane about the liberty enterprise. Government was no longer the “necessary evil” envisioned by the Framers, the butt of the Gipper’s aforementioned quip. It was our beneficent guardian who “has got to move” whenever “somebody hurts.” These Republicans doubled the national debt before Obama came along to double it again. The new and improved GOP swelled the size and scope of government; created new entitlements even as the existing ones were bankrupting us; enacted “campaign-finance reform” well aware that it flouted...
  • Prince the Pigeon: Her Beak Was Broken But Not Her Spirit

    07/23/2016 6:36:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 51 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 7/23 | Noreen O'Donnell
    The now thriving pigeon is ready for a home along with 100 other birdsThe baby pigeon with a broken beak was found in April, barely 3 weeks old and about to be euthanized. Instead the vet technician got in touch with Elizabeth Young at Palomacy, a rescue organization for pigeons and doves in San Francisco. It had somehow survived after being attacked by an animal, though its wounds were infected and its beak was split. It had been living on the ground at a gas station, fed by its parents despite its injuries. Today the pigeon is thriving though with...
  • TX state employee busted selling driver’s licenses to illegals — for $2,000 apiece

    07/23/2016 6:29:33 PM PDT · by sdpatriot · 25 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 7/22/2016 | Victor Skinner
    “Homeland Security officials have expressed concern about Perez’s actions, saying the people who received the licenses were not vetted, and the officials surmised some could possibly ‘do our country harm.’ Officials said a handful of the immigrants were tracked down, but others couldn’t be because they might not have provided their real names.”
  • FBI nabs 3 Palm Beach County men trying to join ISIS- used code words like ‘soccer team’

    07/23/2016 6:20:48 PM PDT · by sdpatriot · 26 replies
    Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs; ABC NEWS via Bizpac Review ^ | July 23, 2016 | Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs; ABC NEWS via Bizpac Review Frieda Powers
    Three Florida men who were planning to travel to Syria to join ISIS are now facing federal charges of conspiring and attempting to support the Islamic State. The Palm Beach County men’s plot to travel to Syria to engage in “violent jihad” was thwarted, federal authorities said Friday.
  • From spouse to senator: the evolution of Hillary Clinton, politician

    07/23/2016 5:56:38 PM PDT · by cardinal4 · 31 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 23 July 2016 | Karen Tumulty
    On Feb. 22, 1999, the country’s attention was riveted on the U.S. Capitol. For only the second time in U.S. history, the Senate was set to vote on whether to remove an impeached president from office.
  • First Warner Bros. JUSTICE LEAGUE Trailer [Video at link]

    07/23/2016 4:51:55 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 64 replies
    Newsarama ^ | 07/23/2016 | Michael Doran
    The Saturday Warner Bros. panel at Comic-Con debuted the first trailer from Justice League, Part 1 minutes ago, and here it is... Justice League, Part 1 opens November 17, 2017.
  • Republican women for Hillary (vanity)

    07/23/2016 3:56:17 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 71 replies
    7/23/16 | GrandJediMasterYoda
    I was driving home from work a hour ago listening to Faux news on the satellite car radio and almost drove off the road. Was I imagining it, or did I just listen to an interview of a woman who belongs to a group called "Republican women for Hillary"?? This woman who further went on to say something to the effect of "Hillary has the integrity and experience that Trump does not have" and that "the group is growing nationwide among CONSERVATIVE Republican women" I was like WHAT?? WHAT?? I almost rear ended the car in front of me from...
  • Sealander camper, yes or no?

    It can sleep three reasonably comfortably and it's highly customizable. The only thing that might be a disadvantage is that it's not made for deep ocean or turbulent waves. But I thin it would be good to take a half dozen people into the middle of a large lake or ocean bay and just spend the day relaxing in the sun or diving into the water.
  • ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 7 Trailer Teases Negan’s Victim

    07/23/2016 3:20:53 PM PDT · by PROCON · 47 replies
    HUFFPO ^ | July 22, 2016 | Bill Bradley
    Welcome back to pee-pee pants city. Season 6 of “The Walking Dead” left us with about the biggest cliffhanger in the show’s history. After a season of teasing and foreshadowing, our new baddie, Negan, finally took out a cast member. Unfortunately, it happened from the victim’s perspective. Ever since the episode aired, fans have been wondering who met Negan’s baseball bat, nicknamed Lucille.
  • Bernie Sanders Campaign Chief Says Someone Must Be 'Accountable' for What DNC Emails Show

    07/23/2016 3:20:49 PM PDT · by orchestra · 62 replies
    ABC News ^ | 2/23/2016 | MaryAlice Parks
    Bernie Sanders campaign manager Jeff Weaver said his team was "disappointed" by the emails from the Democratic National Committee leaked through WikiLeaks, which seemed to reveal staff in the party working to support Hillary Clinton. "Someone does have to be held accountable," Weaver said during an interview with ABC News. "We spent 48 hours of public attention worrying about who in the [Donald] Trump campaign was going to be held responsible for the fact that some lines of Mrs. Obama's speech were taken by Mrs. Trump. Someone in the DNC needs to be held at least as accountable as the...
  • Woman stole $19,475 from Kenner church that paid her light bill, police say

    07/23/2016 3:03:20 PM PDT · by BBell · 21 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 7/20/16 | Michelle Hunter, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    A woman who came to a Kenner church for help with a delinquent utility bill is now accused of stealing more than $19,000 from the church's coffers to pay for a car, her insurance, cable and other bills, according to authorities. Shareafa Watkins, 27, of 3100 Phoenix St., Kenner, was arrested and booked Friday with identity theft valued over $1,000, illegal transfer of monetary funds and being a fugitive from another jurisdiction, according to Lt. Brian McGregor, spokesman for the Kenner Police Department.-snip-Detectives eventually determined that Watkins began illegally tapping the church's bank account in early 2015 after she received...
  • The K-12 Joke: “The Heck You Can’t”

    07/23/2016 2:38:19 PM PDT · by BruceDeitrickPrice · 5 replies
    religion.Rantrave.com ^ | July 6, 2016 | Bruce Deitrick Price
    It's a joke widely told. This guy goes into a hotel restaurant and instructs the waitress: "Please bring me one tiny glass of frozen orange juice diluted until you can see through it. Two cold and burned pieces of toast. One infinitesimal and frozen pat of butter. Scrambled eggs that look like they were cooked the day before yesterday. And one piece of bacon cooked so long that, when you try to cut it, it splits into 37 different pieces." "Hey, what is this?" the waitress complains. "We can't make you a breakfast like that." "The heck you can't," says...
  • Wait a Minute...MainStream Media Spin Job

    07/23/2016 2:37:56 PM PDT · by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton · 4 replies
    I am sitting around watch CNN this afternoon. And in several critiques of the RNC the theme seems to be Americans are strong enough, gullible enough and motivated enough to survive another 4 to 8 years of a Democratic presidency. Maybe I am drinking too much tainted Colorado water or something. If not, that is a pretty awful tasting kool-aide to swallow.
  • Ariana Grande Had a White House Performance Rejected Over Donut-Licking Scandal

    07/23/2016 2:25:26 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 18 replies
    MSN Billboard ^ | July22, 2016
    On Friday (July 22), Wikileaks published thousands of hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee, including one email thread revealing Ariana Grande had a proposed White House performance rejected over her donut-licking scandal last year. The leaked emails show a request to vet Grande with interest in booking her for a White House gala late last year. While Grande seems to have a clean criminal and financial record, as Gawker reports, the vetting includes a detailed report of the controversy in which Grande was caught on camera at a donut shop, saying "I hate America" and "maliciously" licking some unsupervised...
  • Will there be MORE WikiLeaks Releases of DNC Emails During Democrat Philly Convention?

    07/23/2016 2:22:14 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 23 replies
    Self | July 23, 2016 | PJ-Comix
    Will there be MORE WikiLeaks releases of DNC emails next week during the Democrat convention in Philly? The reason why I ask is this note on the WikiLeaks SITE: DNC Email ArchiveThis releases contains 19,252 emails and 8,034 attachments from the top of the US Democratic National Committee (DNC) and is part of our Hillary Leaks series.
  • UFC on FOX: Live Thread (Holm V. Shevchenko)

    07/23/2016 2:10:37 PM PDT · by Impy · 27 replies
    7-23-16
    Fight Pass Prelims started already. Main Prelims start at 6 Eastern on FOX. Main Card at 8 Eastern on FOX Former Women's Champ and Rousey-Slayer Holly Holm takes on Valentina Shevchenko. Edson Barboza and Gilbert Melendez in the co-main event. Live from Chicago but I have a family party, gotta leave soon so I'll have to watch later.
  • Soon you’ll be able to watch teams play Overwatch for $300,000 on TBS

    07/23/2016 2:00:40 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 11 replies
    TBS announced that it will air the Overwatch Open Grand Finals. In a press release, ELeague, a new esports organization established in partnership between Turner, WME | IMG, and Faceit, will host a new $300,000 Overwatch tournament. Most of the tournament will take place on Twitch, while TBS will broadcast the finals alongside the Internet stream. The online phase of the tournament will begin on July 23 and is limited to North America and Europe. The online rounds will lead to the playoffs, which will run during the weekend of August 26. The top eight teams from each region will...
  • AP Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws

    07/23/2016 1:54:38 PM PDT · by cardinal4 · 47 replies
    AP ^ | 23 July 2016 | By LISA MARIE PANE and RYAN J. FOLEY
    Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
  • An exceptional man: Vietnamese man adopts unwanted children to save them from abortion

    07/23/2016 1:49:37 PM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 12 replies
    Life Site ^ | 6/11/16 | Jonathon Van Maren
    Tong Phuoc Phuc is an exceptional man, with an exceptional way of dealing with the rampant abortion rate in Vietnam: He adopts the unwanted children. Over fifty of them so far, to be exact. In Vietnam, abortion is common and practiced at nearly every hospital. Faced with often crippling poverty, women often choose abortion—over 114,000 of them every single year. Faced with the reality that many of these women do not know where to turn and a severe shortage of shelters for pregnant women, Phuc has opened the doors of his home to any mother who needs care and needs...
  • Hacked Emails Show The DNC Consider Hispanics as Nothing More than a “Target Consumer”

    07/23/2016 1:40:20 PM PDT · by orchestra · 34 replies
    Truth Feed ^ | 7/23/2016 | Amy Moreno
    In yet another insulting and damning email released by Wikileaks, as part of their series called “Hillary Leaks,” where they’re releasing hacked emails from approximately seven high-ranking DNC officials, the Democrats continue with their callous portrayal of Hispanics. In the email below, Democrats refer to Hispanics like mindless target consumers rather than a group of people with diverse needs and a depth of knowledge on issues that affect their lives.
  • Man ransacks NOPD car in French Quarter, quickly busted by 5 cops: warrant(mugshot)

    07/23/2016 1:38:54 PM PDT · by BBell · 27 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 7/20/16 | Emily Lane, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    About seven minutes lapsed from when an eyewitness saw Jean Jacques Michell in the French Quarter ransacking a New Orleans Police Department car and the time three officers had Michell on the ground in handcuffs, his arrest warrant said. Michell, 35, was booked early Wednesday (July 20) on charges of simple burglary of a vehicle and simple criminal damage to property after he smashed the windshield of a marked cop car parked and apparently removed its computer system, his warrant said. The warrant, sworn by NOPD Det. Justin Almeida, said Almeida and Det. Mark Schmidt were on patrol when a...
  • If Starbucks Was As Liberal As They Think

    07/23/2016 1:34:11 PM PDT · by OrangeHoof · 5 replies
    7-23-2016 | Orangehoof
    If Starbucks was as liberal as they think they are, they would give their coffee away for free. I'm mean free coffee ought to be a constitutional right, right? How many times have you heard people say they can't live without a cup of coffee in the morning? This is how socialists are. They see something someone has and believes everyone should have it for free. Like health care. So they demand that the coffee business make their coffee for free and I don't mean just the bland stale regular coffee. That's just not fair. Triple Cappuchino Frappachino extra latte...
  • Vanity - How best to put tv / internet into a very rural vacation home for only occasional use?

    07/23/2016 1:25:01 PM PDT · by Yaelle · 80 replies
    FreepWorld ^ | 7/23/16 | Me
    What is the cheapest way to get decent "cable" tv and Internet service in a very rural place, when you only need it a few times a year when there? Has a FReeper solved this problem already? The people going up there will be elderly and/or not at all techie. They just want to turn on a tv and see the regular typical cable channels and they want to surf the web in normal ways as well as use texting etc. The home might be used less than once a month, or even just a few times a year. It...
  • Bruce Lee kicked Chuck Norris butt. Shocking but I Have the Proof. What Say You Now, Chuckheads?

    07/23/2016 1:10:20 PM PDT · by beebuster2000 · 62 replies
    personal research ^ | july 23, 2016 | self
    Watch Bruce beat hell outta Chuck. No lie. Top 10 moment #1.
  • Terror Shooting at Munich Mall, Site Where Israeli Athletes Were Murdered in Olympic Village

    07/23/2016 12:50:40 PM PDT · by wtd · 10 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | July 23, 2016 | Hana Levi Julian
    Terror Shooting at Munich Mall, Site Where Israeli Athletes Were Murdered in Olympic Village At least nine people died Friday night, among them a 15-year-old girl, in a terror attack at the Olympia Shopping Mall, built on the site of the Olympic village where 11 Israeli athletes were murdered by Arab terrorists in 1972. The Arab Black September terrorist group took the Israeli athletes hostage and murdered them during the 1972 Olympic Games held at the Olympic Stadium next door to the mall where three shooters with “long-barreled rifles” opened fire at shoppers and employees. [snip] At least some parts...
  • America deserves Trump

    07/23/2016 11:34:41 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 37 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | July 23, 2016 | Candice Malcolm
    In a democracy, the people get the government they deserve. And in America, they deserve Donald Trump. The old adage comes from Alexis de Tocqueville, a French historian and writer who studied early American democracy. Tocqueville’s book, Democracy in America, examined how and why the political system worked so well in the U.S., whereas it tended towards corruption and abuse in much of Europe. Tocqueville admired democracy in America, which was built upon strong traditions of individual liberty, religious freedoms and tight-knit communities. If you landed in the U.S. in the 1830s, you would have been more impressed by the...
  • Exclusive: MH370 Pilot Flew a Suicide Route on His Home Simulator Closely Matching Final Flight

    07/23/2016 11:24:41 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 28 replies
    New York ^ | 7/22/2016 | Jeff Wiss
    MH370 pilot Zaharie Ahmad Shah. New York has obtained a confidential document from the Malaysian police investigation into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 that shows that the plane’s captain, Zaharie Ahmad Shah, conducted a simulated flight deep into the remote southern Indian Ocean less than a month before the plane vanished under uncannily similar circumstances. The revelation, which Malaysia withheld from a lengthy public report on the investigation, is the strongest evidence yet that Zaharie made off with the plane in a premeditated act of mass murder-suicide. The document presents the findings of the Malaysian police’s investigation into...
  • Woman stole $19,475 from Kenner church that paid her light bill, police say

    07/23/2016 10:44:33 AM PDT · by orchestra · 38 replies
    Nola.com (New Orleans) ^ | 7/20/2016 | Michelle Hunter
    A woman who came to a Kenner church for help with a delinquent utility bill is now accused of stealing more than $19,000 from the church's coffers to pay for a car, her insurance, cable and other bills, according to authorities. Shareafa Watkins, 27, of 3100 Phoenix St., Kenner, was arrested and booked Friday with identity theft valued over $1,000, illegal transfer of monetary funds and being a fugitive from another jurisdiction, according to Lt. Brian McGregor, spokesman for the Kenner Police Department.
  • Flight delayed for over three hours after passenger tore off part of the CEILING

    07/23/2016 10:35:31 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 17 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 22 Jul 2016 | Qin Xie
    Full Title: Flight delayed for over three hours after passenger tore off part of the CEILING thinking it was overhead luggage bin A Cathay Pacific flight to Bangkok was delayed for more than three hours after a passenger accidentally tore off part of the ceiling while trying to stow his luggage. The man reportedly pulled down the ceiling panel as he thought it was an overhead luggage compartment. Engineers were able to repair the part and the flight was able to continue as normal after the delay.
  • Guns Are Very Bad, Study Shows............................ [Satire]

    07/23/2016 10:13:33 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 49 replies
    7/23/2016 | By Laz A. Mataz
    A recent study showed that guns are bad. The Center For Proving Bad Guns Are Bad showed that guns are bad, and that badness exists in guns. "Guns are bad," said one of the study researchers, "Very bad, I can not tell you just how bad they are, but they are extremely bad." The incidence of guns being very bad has incresed 10% over the last year, and 27% since 1968. This study also shows that the qualititive level of badness in each gun has gone from "Bad" to "Horrifically Bad" in that same time period. The study also suggests...
  • Donald Trump calls, thanks Cleveland police chief personally for keeping RNC safe (video)

    07/23/2016 9:31:59 AM PDT · by orchestra · 51 replies
    Cleveland.com ^ | 7/22/2016 | Eric Heisig
    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Presidential candidate Donald Trump called Cleveland police Chief Calvin Williams on Friday afternoon to thank the department for its work patrolling this year's Republican National Convention. Williams received the call outside the Quicken Loans Arena, when the officers who worked as a bike patrol were gathered for photos and a media availability. Several officers crowded around the chief when Trump made the call, and Williams put the candidate on speakerphone. "He just wanted to thank us, the Cleveland Division of Police and law enforcement here, for a nice safe week for everybody," Williams said. "That it wasn't...
  • 120 Years Ago Today: NO USE FOR BRYAN - The Ticket and the Platform Rrepudiated

    07/23/2016 9:26:40 AM PDT · by NRx · 7 replies
    Library of Congress ^ | 07-23-1896 | New York Tribune
    A (mostly) daily posting for those interested in history and the day to day news, politics and culture of a bygone world; the full edition of the New York Tribune from today's date in 1896 (digitized). Some other features from today's paper... SOUND MONEY DEMOCRATS: To Hold an Important Conference in Chicago| A STATEMENT FROM MR. TESLA: He Believes Electricity Can Be Transmitted Over Long Distances| PRINCESS MAUD A BRIDE: The Prince of Wales Daughter Married to Prince Charles of Denmark| DR LYON'S TOOTH POWDER: An Elegant Toilet Luxury Used by People of Refinement for Over a Quarter of a...
  • Hungary's Orban likes what he hears of 'valiant' Trump's security plans

    07/23/2016 9:08:53 AM PDT · by orchestra · 4 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 7/23/2016 | Marton Dunai
    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Saturday said Donald Trump had proposed security policies that Europe should take to heart to solve a security crisis he blames on uncontrolled immigration. Speaking at a summer university in Baile Tusnad, Romania, the Hungarian leader tied increased security threats to increased migration and cited Trump's proposals at the Republican National Convention to combat terrorism. Orban is one of Europe's most outspoken politicians and has in the past upset fellow members of the European Union over policy. Most recently he has taken a tough stance on Europe's migrant crisis, objecting to...
  • Man holds gun to girlfriend's head while breastfeeding, deputies say

    07/23/2016 8:57:57 AM PDT · by cyn · 58 replies
    wokv.com/news ^ | July 22, 2016 | Kristen Dressel, ANJ
    A 29-year-old man is accused of holding a gun to his girlfriend's head while she breastfed their 2-week-old baby, deputies said. The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office responded at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday to a home. Deputies said the 22-year-old victim was breastfeeding her infant when Kevin Smith came into the bedroom, upset because she was feeding the infant breast milk from another woman.Smith tried to take the infant away from the victim, who wouldn't give the baby to him, deputies said. Smith held the victim down on the bed and held a gun to her head and against her...