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  • REPORT: Escambia County man allegedly slaps woman with a bowl of chili

    02/19/2019 4:01:13 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 33 replies
    WEARtv.com ^ | Feb 19, 2019 | Amy Russo
    A man has been arrested for allegedly slapping a woman with a bowl of chili, as well as hitting her and pulling her hair. According to the arrest report issued by Escambia County Sheriff's Office, on October 26, 2018 the victim told police she was in a parked car with her boyfriend when 33-year-old Jerald Jenkins approached them. Jenkins then asked the victim who was in the car with her, according to the report. "The victim stated when she said it was her boyfriend Jenkins slapped her with a bowl of chili," the report said.
  • (Vanity) AOC - Keep it up...with you we are...

    02/18/2019 7:15:44 PM PST · by Sneakyuser · 17 replies
    Team C.O.R.T.EZ (Confident Of Reelecting Trump EZ)
  • “Gab”– is the Twitter alternative dangerous? Or just being smeared?

    02/18/2019 2:43:20 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 9 replies
    SharylAttkisson.com ^ | February 17, 2019 | Full Measure by Sharyl Attkisson
    In an exclusive interview, Gab founder Andrew Torba answers allegations that his site is a place where killers and white supremacists congregate. Watch the Full Measure interview below:
  • Stop the online conspiracy theorists before they break democracy

    02/18/2019 9:32:20 AM PST · by MNDude · 38 replies
    Across Europe, conspiracy theories that mix old antisemitic tropes with new ones that demonise migrants and Muslims have gained huge traction since the refugee crisis in 2015. A recent study showed that a stunning 60% of Brits believe in at least one conspiracy theory. The ideas that a cabal of global elites run the world, that there is a plot to replace white English natives with Muslim migrants and that the authorities are covering up immigration numbers are among the most commonly held. In QAnon forums, it is hard to overlook the holy mess of logical fallacies and contradictions. Its...
  • WP Rep‘Heartbroken’Smollett May Have Staged Attack, Says She ‘Needs it to Be True’

    02/18/2019 8:45:03 AM PST · by MNDude · 68 replies
    In an extremely dark op-ed for the Washington Post, the executive assistant for the editorial board lamented about how heartbroken she will be if Jussie Smollett wasn’t actually targeted in a hate crime. Instead of feeling relief that maybe there isn’t as much hate out there as she thought, Nana Efua Mumford wrote about her heartbreak that maybe he wasn’t actually attacked by some evil Trump supporters in an article titled, “I doubted Jussie Smollett. It breaks my heart that I might be right.”
  • Pelosi Deletes Sympathetic Tweet For Jussie Smollett

    02/18/2019 4:32:03 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 45 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | Kerry Picket
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi deleted her original tweet sympathetic for “Empire” actor and singer Jussie Smollett amid reports that Smollett may have staged the alleged January 29 attack against himself. Smollett claimed to law enforcement he went to a local Chicago Subway eatery at 2 a.m., and he was physically assaulted by two men in ski masks who poured a bleach-like substance on him and tied a rope around his neck like a noose. ... Others have yet to retract their original statements or delete their original tweets, including California Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris and New Jersey Democratic Sen. Corey...
  • Hartford Yard Goats become first baseball team to ban peanuts and Cracker Jack

    02/18/2019 3:43:23 AM PST · by Libloather · 73 replies
    Yahoo via MSN ^ | 2/13/19 | Cassandra Negley
    The Hartford Yard Goats are rewriting the lyrics to “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” after announcing earlier this month its Dunkin’ Donuts Park will be peanut-free. The Yard Goats, Double-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, are believed to be the first team to ban peanuts for an entire season. Peanuts are prevalent at baseball stadiums, making it difficult for children with peanut allergies to attend games. The Yard Goats held two peanut-free games last year where the park banned the item and did a deep clean of the stadium.
  • Martina Navratilova says male-born transgender athletes are 'cheating' - 'insane' practice

    02/17/2019 6:03:15 PM PST · by Libloather · 68 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/17/19 | Lara Keay
    Tennis star Martina Navratilova has claimed transgender women in sport are 'cheating' unless they have irreversible surgery to change their anatomy. The nine-times Wimbledon champion, 62, says she is happy to address transgender athletes by whichever pronoun they desire, but would not be happy to compete against them unless they have fully transitioned. This is the second time Navratilova has spoken out on the subject, following a furious Twitter row with transgender female cycling champion Rachel McKinnon at the end of last year. Writing in the Sunday Times today, she said: 'To put my argument at its most basic: a...
  • Photograph Of RBG New York Times Used About RBG Returning to Supreme Court Taken Last November

    02/17/2019 4:19:33 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 84 replies
    Twitter ^ | 02/16/18 | Jordan Sather
    The photograph of RBG that the New York Times used in their report yesterday about RBG returning to the Supreme Court was actually taken last November. I've still seen no current photo. Too sick to have a picture taken of her? Where is she, actually?
  • It appears Colin Kaepernick brought NFL to its knees

    02/17/2019 11:00:12 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 44 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | February 15, 2019 | Scott Ostler
    Did Colin Kaepernick bring the NFL to its knees? That’s at least a strong possibility, since the NFL agreed to settle with the former 49ers quarterback and ex-San Francisco safety Eric Reid in their collusion lawsuit.
  • ‘Architect of Genocide’ – Vandals Deface Karl Marx’s English Grave

    02/16/2019 6:22:49 PM PST · by Textide · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 Feb 2019 | Jack Montgomery
    Karl Marx’s grave in Highgate Cemetery, London, has been defaced with anti-Communist graffiti, branding the dead thinker an “architect of genocide”. Marx intellectual is memorialised with a huge stone plinth in the cemetery, crowned by a huge bust of his head. An unidentified individual or individuals defaced the plinth with red spraypaint, reading “Memorial to Bolshevik Holocaust”, “66,000,000 DEAD”, “Architect of Genocide, terror + oppression, Mass Murder”, “Ideology of Starving”, and “Doctrine of HATE”. The German Jewish intellectual played no direct role in the notoriously bloodstained communist revolutions and one-party regimes of the 20th century, dying in England in 1883...
  • New AAF Football Picture From Birmingham Iron Game

    02/16/2019 6:26:45 PM PST · by thirdgradeteacher · 23 replies
    al.com ^ | February 16, 2019 | Mark Almond
    Just wanted to share this post with a picture taken at the Birmingham Iron / Salt Lake City Stallions game for the new AAF. Tobias Palmer (WR) of the Iron came out carrying our nation's flag. I would post the picture myself, but I cannot figure out how. Perhaps someone else can.
  • Landlords Claim Twin Cities’ Voter Law Violates Their Free Speech

    02/16/2019 11:46:09 AM PST · by MNDude · 23 replies
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (CN) — Under the threat of criminal prosecution, landlords say they are forced to be the carriers of the government’s “ideological” message in violation of their protected free speech. A group of landlords say they will be criminally prosecuted if they do not comply with city policies by providing information to their tenants on where and how to register to vote. Minnesota Voters Alliance sued the cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis in federal court on Wednesday. They claimed city codes requiring them to provide voter registration information to their tenants violate their First Amendment right to...
  • "Downfall" Actor Bruno Ganz Dies at 77

    02/16/2019 9:42:28 AM PST · by Yogafist · 57 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 2/16/2019 | Scott Roxborough
    The Swiss actor died at his home in Zurich following a long illness.
  • Farewell Tour: Winx Kicks Off Final Season With 30th Consecutive Victory

    02/16/2019 8:40:31 AM PST · by Kevin in California · 12 replies
    Paulick Report ^ | 02-15-2019 | Paulick Staff
    Australia supermare Winx broke a new record on Saturday, becoming the first Australian horse to win 30 consecutive races. The 7-year-old daughter of Street Cry captured the Group 2 Apollo Stakes at Randwick for a third time, extending her unbeaten streak and kicking off what is expected to be her final season of racing under regular jockey Hugh Bowman.
  • McDonald’s Shamrock Shake Is Officially Back on the Menu

    02/15/2019 9:43:48 PM PST · by rintintin · 56 replies
    People ^ | Feb 14 2019 | Dave Quinn
    McDonald’s customers craving the fast food giant’s famous Shamrock Shake struck gold this week. The popular minty green milkshake — made from McDonald’s vanilla soft serve blended with Shamrock Shake syrup and topped with whipped topping — is officially back on the menu, the company announced on Twitter, Thursday. Shamrock Shakes have have earned an impressive cult following over the years since McDonald’s first debuted the beverage in 1970. Like the McRib, Shamrock Shakes only come to the Golden Arches for a limited time.
  • Colin Kaepernick and NFL settle collusion case

    02/15/2019 5:23:13 PM PST · by TBP · 17 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 15, 2019 | Zach Braziler
    An agreement was made in the Colin Kaepernick collusion case, his attorney, Mark Geragos, announced on Twitter. Geragos didn’t include any details of the settlement, but did say there had been active dialogue between the two parties, leading to an agreement. The NFL released the same statement, citing a confidentiality agreement as to why no details would be given. “For the past several months, counsel for Mr. Kaepernick and Mr. Reid have engaged in an ongoing dialogue with representatives of the NFL,” read the joint statement issued on Friday. “As a result of those discussions, the parties have decided to...
  • Pledge of Allegiance Speaker Harassed by Protestors

    02/14/2019 9:32:44 PM PST · by KittyKares · 10 replies
    Youtube ^ | January 29, 2019 | Thomas M. Cole
    This is a video clip taken from a Santa Barbara City College Board of Trustees meeting. One trustee decided to prohibit the Pledge of Allegiance from being recited at their meetings because it is a symbol of racism and white nationalism. One woman was objecting to this unilateral decision.
  • The runner who killed a mountain lion with his bare hands, and a few TWIGS..

    02/14/2019 10:06:06 PM PST · by aquila48 · 34 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/14/19 | MARLENE LENTHANG and CHANTALLE EDMUNDS
    Full Title... "The runner who killed a mountain lion with his bare hands, and a few TWIGS: Jogger displays his injuries and tells how he stabbed the big cat with sticks, wrestled it off and put it in a chokehold with his feet" The Colorado runner who survived a vicious mountain lion attack by wrestling the creature and suffocating it to death is finally speaking out on the life-threatening experience. Travis Kauffman, 31, came forward on Thursday to share how his life flashed before his eyes and he went into fight or flight mode when a mountain lion crept up...
  • The 10 Most Overrated Musical Artists of All Time

    02/14/2019 2:04:22 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 349 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 13 Feb 2019 | Chris Queen
    Not long ago, I wrote about the most overrated hits songs of all time. I love compiling lists like those because they allow me to get in touch with my snarky side as well as rant a little. In that post four months ago, I mused about doing a list of overrated artists. Well, the time has come. Here are the ten most overrated musical artists of all time. Don’t get me wrong: I like some of the music by some of these artists, and though there are only a few bands and solo performers I completely despise, you’ll find...