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  • SHOCK: Obama was 'incapacitated' due to 'staggering, inapt activities'

    05/21/2013 6:31:41 PM PDT · by Paine in the Neck · 149 replies
    Red Flag News ^ | 5/21/13 | J.R. Elliot
    Full title - "SHOCK: Obama was 'incapacitated' due to 'staggering, inapt activities' between the hours of 1800 and 2300 on the night of Benghazi... ""Two sources close to the inner circle of the Obama White House have communicated exclusively to RedFlag News that during the night of Benghazi, President Obama was 'incapacitated' due to 'staggering, inapt activities' between the hours of 1800 and 2300."
  • Joe Biden 'intoxicated' by 2016 run

    01/23/2013 11:59:10 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 55 replies
    Poluttico ^ | 1/23/2013 | Vandehei and Allen
    Joe Biden summoned more than 200 Democratic insiders to the vice presidential residence Sunday night to chat about the 2012 triumph — but many walked away convinced his rising 2016 ambitions were the real intent of the long, intimate night. “I took a look at who was there,” said longtime New Hampshire state Sen. Lou D’Allesandro, “and said to myself, ‘There’s no question he’s thinking about the future.’” He’s right. Biden, according to a number of advisers and Democrats who have spoken to him in recent months, wants to run, or at least be well positioned to run, if and...
  • Oakland County Sheriff's deputy faces 'super drunk' driving charge

    01/11/2012 6:04:22 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 35 replies
    clickondetroit.com ^ | 10 Jan 2012 | unattributed
    Pontiac MI -- An Oakland County Sheriff's deputy has been charged under Michigan's new "super drunk" driving law after police said he lead officers on a dangerous chase Sunday afternoon through Oxford. Michael Daves, a 19-year veteran with Pontiac police and now a Sheriff's deputy, led police on, what officers called, an ultra drunk, ultra dangerous chase. Witnesses called 911 with descriptions of a wild chase. "I mean, he's all over the road, severely," said a 911 caller. Daves was wearing a fraternal order of police uniform and badge at the time of the chase and arrest and was driving...
  • Public Intoxication Ruling Could Dampen Party Plans (law allows intoxicated passengers to be cited)

    07/01/2011 8:06:34 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 68 replies
    WRTV 6 (Indianapolis) ^ | 7/01/11 | n/a
    INDIANAPOLIS -- An Indiana Supreme Court ruling this week is a timely, cautionary reminder for Hoosiers who plan to consume alcohol over the holiday weekend. It is possible to be charged with public intoxication, even while in a vehicle with a designated driver. Police had arrested an Indiana woman who was drunk in the passenger seat of a car. The Supreme Court ruled that a public intoxication charge can stand against people in a car on a public street...
  • Golfer John Daly detained after passing out drunk at Hooters

    10/30/2008 6:58:31 PM PDT · by george76 · 22 replies · 1,066+ views
    Golf Magazine ^ | October 29, 2008
    When you hear the words "Hooters," "John Daly" and "extremely intoxicated" in the same sentence, you know where this story is going. In the latest chapter of Daly's longtime struggle with alcohol abuse, he was held overnight in a North Carolina jail after passing out at a Hooters restaurant... According to police, Daly "appeared extremely intoxicated and uncooperative." Daly again refused to go to the hospital and was eventually asked to leave by Hooters employees... Because Daly had no transportation, police said they held him in custody at a local jail until he sobered up.
  • Car with teen behind wheel runs red light, kills cabbie in San Mateo (abandons 2 in burning car)

    10/13/2008 7:59:46 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 21 replies · 1,051+ views
    SFGate ^ | 10/13/08 | Henry K. Lee
    (10-13) 17:42 PDT SAN MATEO -- An intoxicated teenage driver ran a red light in San Mateo this morning and broadsided a taxicab, killing the driver, then fled as flames engulfed his car where two other teenagers were trapped, police said. Police were able to pull the badly injured youths from the burning Volkswagen Jetta on El Camino Real near Hillsdale Shopping Center, but there was nothing they could do for the cabdriver, 48-year-old Michael Earl Prescott of Redwood City. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
  • Must See: Singing Senator [Teddy Kennedy]

    02/22/2008 12:41:05 PM PST · by Yaelle · 58 replies · 539+ views
    WKRG.com ^ | 2/22/2008 | Jamie Burch
    By Jamie Burch Video Published: Feb 22 2008 - 12:50 pm Last Updated: Feb 22 2008 - 1:27 pm Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy put on quite a show for Barack Obama supporters in Texas, serenading them in Spanish. During a rally in San Antonio Thursday, Kennedy sang a popular Mexican song, "Ay Jalisco No Te Rajes," before a mostly Hispanic crowd. Kennedy, who endorsed Obama for the Democratic nomination, is making several campaign stops in Texas this week, trying to drum up support for Obama before the Lone Star State's primary on March 4th. See video of him singing at...
  • Jake Ford Talks About 1990s Arrests (Ford Family Candidate in Memphis)

    10/12/2006 5:16:32 PM PDT · by mcg2000 · 10 replies · 1,195+ views
    The Memphis Commercial Appeal ^ | October 12, 2006 | Halimah Abdullah and Bartholomew Sullivan
    In the early 1990s, during and after the time his congressman father fought bank fraud charges, Newton "Jake" Ford was arrested for assaulting his father and a former girlfriend, marijuana possession and driving while intoxicated. He said Thursday morning that his actions were a reaction to the stress the family was experiencing. Later in the interview, he said the marijuana and DWI arrests were unwarranted. Fifteen years after the charges leading to Jake Ford’s arrests were dropped, details of his past have surfaced as he campaigns for the Ninth District seat once held by his father, Harold Ford Sr., and...
  • Possibly intoxicated pelican runs into windshield

    06/24/2006 9:45:51 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 26 replies · 271+ views
    The driver was sober. The bird he hit may have been under the influence. A California brown pelican flew through the windshield of a motorist on the Pacific Coast Highway in Orange County Thursday, and wildlife officials said the bird was probably intoxicated by a chemical in the water. Though toxicology tests take several weeks, the odd bird behavior was likely the result of poisoning from domoic acid, which has been found in the ocean in the area, said Lisa Birkle, assistant wildlife director at the Wetlands and Wildlife Care Center in Huntington Beach. Birds can be poisoned through eating...
  • Kennedy Blames Accident on Sleep Medicine

    05/04/2006 7:06:03 PM PDT · by Jean S · 635 replies · 19,040+ views
    AP ^ | 5/4/06 | ANDREW MIGA
    Rep. Patrick Kennedy (news, bio, voting record) crashed his car near the Capitol early Thursday, and a police official said he appeared intoxicated. Kennedy said he had taken sleep medication and a prescription anti-nausea drug that can cause drowsiness. Kennedy, D-R.I., addressed the issue after a spate of news reports. His initial statement said: "I consumed no alcohol prior to the incident."'Later, however, he issued a longer statement saying the attending physician for Congress had prescribed Phenergan on Tuesday to treat Kennedy's gastroenteritis.Kennedy said he returned to his Capitol Hill home on Wednesday evening after a final series of votes...
  • Fresno police initiate DUI sting

    03/08/2006 6:12:23 AM PST · by Enterprise · 278 replies · 2,674+ views
    The Fresno Bee ^ | 3-8-06 | Tim Eberly
    "Fresno police are taking enforcement of drunken driving laws to a new level — which officers expect will bring both success and outrage. Saturday night, the traffic unit unveiled a new operation in which plainclothes police officers stake out bars and target drunk patrons. If the heavy drinkers get behind the wheel, officers in unmarked cars follow them and call in marked police cars to pull them over."
  • Charges pending in fatal wreck (Illegal Alien?)

    03/07/2005 7:53:32 AM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies · 1,021+ views
    The Leaf Chronicle | March 7, 2001 | CHANTAL ESCOTO
    A 20-year-old Clarksville man might face charges in connection with a woman's death after his 1992 Honda Accord crashed into the car she was in Saturday night, police said. The impact split the 1999 Honda Civic in two and killed Guadalupe Aguilar, 23, of Tynewood Drive. Her fiance, Andrew Gold, 25, was driving, said Officer Jimmy Dill, of Clarksville Police Department's Fatal Accident Crash Team. Gold was turning left onto Ringgold Road about 9:15 p.m. Saturday, when the Accord, driven by Fernando Ruiz Hernandez of 2871 Fort Campbell Blvd., hit his car, Dill said. The officers said Hernandez ran a...
  • Maine:Legislator summonsed for driving under the influence -She should have smoked

    02/26/2004 3:25:43 AM PST · by SheLion · 24 replies · 227+ views
    boston.com ^ | 2-25-04
    <p>AUGUSTA, Maine -- A state representative has been summonsed for operating her Jeep under the influence.</p> <p>Augusta police stopped Rep. Susanne Ketterer, D-Madison, around 1:45 a.m. on Thursday after officers noticed she was driving erratically. Police reports said she had a 0.20 percent blood alcohol content; Maine's legal limit is 0.08 percent.</p>
  • Driver racks up 2 DWI charges in single night...

    08/30/2003 8:32:30 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 49 replies · 1,615+ views
    News Observer ^ | Saturday, August 30, 2003 | Oren Dorrel
    By OREN DORELL, Staff Writer A Raleigh man was arrested twice Friday morning on charges of drunken driving -- once after an accident and again three hours later after returning to his car and driving it away from where it was parked. "It was absolutely terrible," Sougata Mukherjee , editor of the Triangle Business Journal, said Friday afternoon, summing up a night that began at Sullivan's Steakhouse on Glenwood Avenue. "This is the first time something like this has happened to me." Mukherjee's first arrest occurred after his 2001 Nissan Pathfinder rear-ended a 2001 Saab driven by Winston Cavin, a...
  • 10-year sentence in girlfriend’s death - Galesburg man drove with woman in his lap

    06/18/2003 6:37:00 AM PDT · by bedolido · 16 replies · 287+ views
    the Journal Star ^ | 06/18/03 | JODI POSPESCHIL
    MONMOUTH - A Galesburg man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday for the 2002 death of a Galesburg woman who was sitting on his lap and having sex with him as he drove. At a bench trial last month in Warren County, Sonny Morris El, 32, was found innocent of reckless homicide but guilty of aggravated driving under the influence of drugs. He faced between one and 12 years in prison, but his attorney, Warren County public defender Scott Shipplett, asked Judge Greg McClintock to sentence Morris El to probation. State’s Attorney Chip Algren asked McClintock to impose...