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  • Trump Says Democrats Care More About Illegal Immigrants Than US Military

    01/21/2018 10:29:59 PM PST · by cba123 · 31 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | January 20, 2018 | Jasper Fakkert
    President Donald Trump called out Democrats in Congress for failing to support a short-term spending bill that would have avoided a partial shutdown of the government. Democrats voted overwhelmingly against the measure Friday night, resulting in the shutdown taking place
  • New Year, New Energy: Let’s Talk About Climate (Cupertino, California)

    01/17/2018 2:24:18 PM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 10 replies
    350 Silicon Valley ^ | 1/17/18 | Anon
    Do you wish you could talk directly to your representative about climate? Share your concerns about the future? Now's your chance to have that conversation and ask your questions. Bring the kids/teens along, it's their future! Kids will ask their questions first, so they can get home early. Please RSVP on this page. Assembly Members Evan Low and Marc Berman Join us for a dynamic conversation about how CA can lead on climate legislation with CA Assembly Members Evan Low and Marc Berman. With special guest Jason Barbose, Union of Concerned Scientists. Late arrivals welcome! Please help us spread the...
  • Joplin PD Banned From Social Media Posts That Make Criminals Look Bad

    01/14/2018 12:38:20 PM PST · by COBOL2Java · 12 replies
    BlueLivesMatter ^ | 14 January 2018 | OfficerBlue
    Joplin, MO - The Joplin Police Department has been ordered to cease all posting of "incident spotlights" which make criminals look bad by telling the public about their crimes. The incident spotlights tell the public about incidents that the department has responded to, and may include mugshots. KOAM reports that they have obtained e-mails which show disagreement between the police department and city manager about the social media posts. Joplin Police Chief Matt Stewart and Captain Trevor Duncan fought to keep the posts going, but City Manager Sam Anselm shut them down. According to KOAM, Anselm sent an e-mail to...
  • Scientists Call for Ban on Glitter

    12/29/2017 1:08:26 PM PST · by packrat35 · 47 replies
    The Weather Channel ^ | 12/28/2017 | The Weather Channel
    Glitter can add a beautiful sheen to lotions and other cosmetics. But its effects on the ocean aren’t so pretty.
  • DO NOT EVER DO THIS!

    12/23/2017 8:20:36 PM PST · by Rebelbase · 21 replies
    twitter and reposts ^ | 12/2317 | Dan Kaszeta
    Embedded video at link. Cringe worthy. But funny as hell.
  • City (Colorado Springs, CO) Puts Up 'Big Blue Frame' — And Removes It After Citizens Put Up A Fight

    12/19/2017 8:53:56 AM PST · by ProtectOurFreedom · 70 replies
    NPR ^ | 12/19/17 | Bill Chappell
    The goal was to promote the city of Colorado Springs as "Olympic City U.S.A." But the method — erecting a big blue frame at the edge of a scenic overlook at Garden of the Gods Park — drew anger from residents. Just days after it was put up, the frame was taken down. The frame, seemingly meant to add pizzazz to park visitors' photos, sparked "sustained outrage" instead, member station KRCC reports. Its arrival last week took many residents by surprise. It was taken down on Monday, without ceremony. "It seemed like a very strange thing to put in this...
  • Trump accusers band together, seek congressional probe of 'sexual misconduct'

    12/11/2017 3:23:40 PM PST · by familyop · 110 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 11, 2017 | Brooke Singman
    Rachel Crooks said..."If they were willing to investigate Senator Franken, I think it's only fair that they do the same for Trump."...Samantha Holvey, a former Miss USA pageant contestant, alleged...“He lined us up,...Holvey said on NBC. “He was just looking me over like I was a piece of meat, I was not a human being, I didn’t have a brain, I didn’t have a personality. I was just simply there for his pleasure. It left me feeling very gross, very dirty. This is not what I signed up for.”
  • 'Unimpressed' firefighters rescue man with microwave on head

    12/10/2017 2:30:00 PM PST · by JoeProBono · 37 replies
    upi ^ | Dec. 8, 2017 | Ben Hooper
    British firefighters were "seriously unimpressed" when they were called out to rescue a YouTube prankster whose head was cemented inside a microwave. A video posted to YouTube by 22-year-old prankster TGFbro shows his head being cemented inside a microwave with Pollyfilla with a plastic bag protecting his face and a tube feeding him air. The prankster tells his friends that, despite the precautions, he is having trouble breathing, and they attempt to free his head -- without success. The West Midlands Fire Department was summoned to the scene and firefighters spent about an hour freeing the man's head. "We're seriously...
  • Two GOP campaign staffers resign after database break-in: report

    12/04/2017 10:55:17 AM PST · by rdl6989 · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/04/17 12:17 PM EST | Ben Kamisar
    Two Senate Republican campaign staffers have resigned after they were caught breaking into a fundraising database kept by the House Republican campaign committee, according to a new report by Politico.
  • More than 400 millionaires tell Congress: Don’t cut our taxes

    11/13/2017 11:19:11 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 31 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 12, 2017 | by Heather Long
    More than 400 American millionaires and billionaires are sending a letter to Congress this week urging Republican lawmakers not to cut their taxes. The wealthy Americans — including doctors, lawyers, entrepreneurs and chief executives — say the GOP is making a mistake by reducing taxes on the richest families at a time when the nation's debt is high and inequality is back at the worst level since the 1920s. The letter calls on Congress not to pass any tax bill that “further exacerbates inequality” and adds to the debt. Instead of petitioning tax cuts for the wealthy, the letter tells...
  • Insane Trump Haters Scream at the Sky

    11/09/2017 1:01:02 PM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | November 9, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: The left is still as deranged as it’s ever been. I mean, if they’re winning so big, where’s the happiness? If they’re winning so big, where’s the joy? If they’re winning so big, where are the parties? Instead look what’s happening to them. Every bastion they control is imploding! Sexual harassment here, rape there. I mean, it is incredible what’s happening to the left. It’s no wonder that they’re so at their wits’ end that they’re going out at night and yelling at the sky which a bunch of did last night. Our microphones were there. We have this...
  • Teacher apologizes for math problem about 9/11 attacks

    11/03/2017 7:59:38 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 11 replies
    cbs ^ | 11/03/2017
    What was supposed to be just another problem to solve for a freshman math class has turned into a controversy after a teacher used the Sept. 11 attacks as a word problem on a test. CBS Boston reports the Newburyport High School teacher used specifics from the terrorist attacks, down to the flight number, asking students to calculate how long United Airlines Flight 175 was in the air before it hit the World Trade Center. ... While some were certainly offended by this math problem, some parents and students accept the teacher's apology. "She's a nice woman. I think she...
  • 49ers Join Law Enforcement to Advocate for Gun Control Legislation, Donate $500K

    10/26/2017 9:39:40 AM PDT · by keat · 41 replies
    The Bleacher Report ^ | October 26, 2017 | Mike Chiari
    The San Francisco 49ers announced Thursday they are pledging $500,000 toward supporting gun control legislation. According to ESPN.com's Nick Wagoner, the Niners said they—along with local and national law enforcement—are signing a pledge for a "more understanding and safer America." The legislation would ban mechanisms that can make a semi-automatic weapon an automatic weapon, in addition to silencers and armor-piercing bullets. Per Robert Salonga of the Mercury News, a portion of the 49ers' donation will go toward nationally televised public service announcements meant to ease tension between law enforcement and those who fear police violence. The 49ers and a coalition...
  • SEE IT: Two women arrested after viral fight video shows altercation with police in 7-Eleven [tr]

    10/25/2017 5:41:43 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 45 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 10/20/2017 | Brett Bodner
    If you get caught allegedly shoplifting in a store, it's probably not a good idea to go back there. Two Pennsylvania women were caught on video trashing a 7-Eleven after employees locked them inside and called police after they allegedly were in the store a day earlier shoplifting. The two women also got into a fight with 7-Eleven employees and responding police officers, according to Philly.com. The two women - 20-year-old Lashae Whitaker and 28-year-old Tiera Brown - entered the 7-Eleven on Oct. 1 when they were locked inside as employees called the police. In the video, Whitaker is shown...
  • Lawmaker takes first step to remove Columbus Day in NYC

    10/09/2017 8:52:11 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 21 replies
    nypost.com ^ | 10/9/17 | By Shari Logan and Natalie Musumeci
    Lawmaker takes first step to remove Columbus Day in NYC A radical Brooklyn lawmaker on Monday introduced a new state bill to rename Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day, as he slammed the famed explorer as a “murderer.” “This land that all of us inhabit is stolen land – stolen from the indigenous people who were slaughtered and forced onto reservations,” Assemblyman Charles Barron told The Post , adding “they should be recognized in replace of Columbus Day.” Barron described Columbus as a “colonizer” who “enslaved Africans and slaughtered indigenous people.”
  • Player "unity" in NFL? 90% did NOT take a knee

    09/25/2017 4:53:57 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 39 replies
    9/25/17 | sff
    So the local Miami media just reported 150 NFL players acted the fool yesterday. I did some quick math. 53.players multiplied by 32 teams =1.696 players. 150 players divided by 1,696 players = less than 9%.
  • Poll: More Hillary Voters Regret Their 2016 Vote Than Trump Voters

    09/21/2017 12:53:07 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 9 replies
    https://townhall.com ^ | Sep 20, 2017 | Guy Benson
    According to a new national Politico/Morning Consult survey, 2016 election buyers' remorse is more prevalent among Hillary Clinton's voters than those who cast ballots for President Trump. "Among Clinton voters, 13 percent say they would either vote for a different candidate or not vote at all," the survey finds, while that number among Trump backers is four points lower. (snip) The more she talks, the less popular she becomes. It's not necessarily all that surprising that there would be more agita and recriminations on the losing side of a major campaign, but we've been told endlessly that Trump is so...
  • White House spokeswoman: Having kids prepared me for dealing with reporters

    09/06/2017 7:41:44 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 26 replies
    http://thehill.com ^ | 09/06/17 | MAX GREENWOOD
    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that raising her children has helped prepare her for dealing with journalists. "They perfectly prepared me to deal with the White House press corps," she said on ABC's "The View." "I get to answer the same question all day long, and I've gotten pretty good at saying 'no.' So, I think my kids have been a perfect foundation for my job."(snip) Sanders said Wednesday that, because her children keep her awake "24/7," she's constantly poised to respond to reporters' questions at any time of day.
  • Videos show East High cheerleaders repeatedly forced into splits, police investigating

    08/24/2017 8:00:47 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 57 replies
    http://www.nbcsandiego.com ^ | August 23, 2017 | Unknown
    Police are investigating a Denver high school's administration after video surfaced of cheerleaders being forced into doing splits, NBC affiliate KUSA reported. The video shows an incoming freshman at East High School surrounded by teammates and a coach in June during the first week of cheer camp. The girl screams in pain and repeatedly cries "please stop" as the group tries to force her legs into a split. KUSA received seven similar videos. The school's principal, cheer coach, assistant cheer coach and an assistant principal, as well as Denver Public Schools deputy general counsel, have been placed on leave during...
  • Arrest prevented after Centralia women glue fingers in pipe as ‘couples therapy’

    08/23/2017 8:42:52 AM PDT · by llevrok · 45 replies
    The Daily World ^ | 8/23/2017
    CENTRALIA— A couples therapy scheme gone very wrong is reportedly to blame in the case of two Centralia women glued together by the pinky finger using an unknown epoxy and a copper pipe, according to the Centralia Police Department. “They haven’t been able to feel their fingers for three days.” said Det. Patty Finch, of the Centralia Police Department. According to the Centralia Police Department, Rachel A. Deckert, 27, attempted to turn herself in at 3:54 p.m. Monday at the Lewis County Jail on an outstanding misdemeanor warrant for a driving under the influence case. She was served with the...