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  • Imagine Bernezuela

    05/23/2016 6:40:42 PM PDT · by Be Careful · 6 replies
    My family left Marxism due to the horrors of human degradation. Bernie needs to go "kick the tires" and actually spend time living in the end game of his world view. It's not the "Eddie Bauer, Whole Foods" version of life, minus the horrid Republicans. I don't want to live in "Bernezuela". Been there, done that. That's what this election is all about. An existential fork in the road.
  • Orange County CA Alert: Defeat a liberal candidate for Superior Court Judge

    05/21/2016 5:32:36 PM PDT · by chrisinoc · 6 replies
    none ^ | 5/21/2016 | self
    Orange County (CA) voters: help defeat Andrew Stein, a liberal candidate for Superior Court Judge. From his FB page: "I am a Democrat, raised in a family of working people and union members. I am a liberal, in that I believe that drug addiction and drug addicts need rehabilitation, as opposed to being warehoused in a cell." What Stein does do not mention (and deletes comments about it) is that he defended a animal abuser in 2011. http://www.ocregister.com/articles/dog-312079-stein-nizato.html If you can, please post comments on his FB page: https://www.facebook.com/AndrewMSteinforsuperiorcourt2016/
  • Anchor: Clinton Presidency ‘Should Freak People Out,’ Will Hurt N Dakota By Targeting Fracking

    05/21/2016 3:24:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | May 20, 2016 | Aaron Kliegman
    The host of a local North Dakota news show told viewers Friday that the prospect of a Hillary Clinton presidency “should freak people out” because she will badly damage the state’s economy by going after fracking, which will hurt the oil and gas industry and cost jobs. Chris Berg, the anchor of 6:30 Point of View, a show on CBS affiliate KXJB Valley News Live, discussed North Dakota’s economic struggles as Clinton’s husband, Bill, was in Fargo, North Dakota for a campaign rally. Berg explained that the North Dakota Office of Management and Budget released a revenue report on Friday...
  • New York State Will Let Some Illegal Aliens Teach, Practice Medicine

    05/19/2016 3:41:42 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | May 19, 2016 | 10:20 AM EDT | Melanie Hunter
    New York will allow some illegal immigrants to teach and practice medicine throughout the state beginning June 1, the Associated Press reported. The state’s licensing board — the Board of Regents — voted Tuesday to accept applications from people with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status. …
  • Beloved Anaheim Police K-9 Bruno Dies

    05/18/2016 8:56:36 AM PDT · by chrisinoc · 17 replies
    NBC Los Angeles ^ | 5/18/2016 | Willian Availa
    An Anaheim police K-9 that was shot in the line of duty more than two years ago has died. Bruno, who was shot by a probationer during a SWAT standoff in March 2014, died just before 6 a.m. Wednesday with his handler by his side, according to a post on the Friends of the Anaheim Police K9 Association's Facebook page. "It's with heavy hearts we announce the passing of K9 Bruno at approximately 0555 hours this morning," the post said.
  • Seattle's homeless Crisis: ULTIMATUM FOR SHARE

    05/17/2016 4:24:42 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 6 replies
    mainestategop ^ | Brian Ball and Maurice Newhope
    The following is an email to the city of Seattle and administration Too whom it may concern: My name is Brian Ball. I am an activist, small businessman and lobbyist from the New England Area. I am head of the New England Alliance for liberty And Free markets which is part of the free state movement. Recently I and several of my associates infiltrated the SHARE/WHEEL organization Last winter and one of my other associates spent last summer in 2015 at several of the indoor shelters and tent cities. We are not happy at all with how SHARE/WHEEL conducts itself...
  • AZ: Unprovoked Javelina Attack; use of Improvised Weapon Saves Woman

    05/17/2016 3:08:38 AM PDT · by marktwain · 45 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 8 May, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    While growing up, I read a constant litany explaining that Javelina's were not dangerous. I read, over and over, that all the old stories of them attacking humans were old wives tales, not documented, never happened. So, I was a bit surprised to come across a news article from the 7th of May, 2016, that had hard evidence of an unprovoked real world attack by a herd of javelinas.  It was life threatening for an adult human with two leashed dogs. From fox10phoenix.com: The victim told authorities that a herd of javelina came out of a nearby wash, crossed...
  • Prosecutors ask US Supreme Court to overturn halt of John Doe

    05/12/2016 5:23:59 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 14 replies
    Wisconsin Law Journal ^ | 4-28-2016 | (AP)
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin prosecutors have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a state Supreme Court decision that shut down an investigation of alleged coordination between Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign and conservative groups. Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne told the Wisconsin State Journal that he, Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm and Iowa County District Attorney Larry Nelson filed the appeal Thursday. (snip) Chisholm launched the probe in 2012 under the John Doe law, which allowed prosecutors to compel testimony and bar people from talking about the investigation. The probe examined whether there was illegal coordination between...
  • London Buses To Feature ‘Praise Allah’ Ads

    05/10/2016 9:26:24 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 44 replies
    MRC TV ^ | May 9, 2016 10:33am ET | Dan Joseph
    Following the swearing in of London’s first Muslim mayor, many of the city’s buses will sport advertisements that read “Subhan Allah,” which translates to “Glory be to God.” The paid advertisements are part of a push by England’s largest Islamic charity group, “Islamic Relief,” to help victims of the Syrian war. The ads will run throughout the Muslim holy week of Ramadan. …
  • Officer gets 10 staples in head, possible concussion after beating

    05/08/2016 4:21:36 AM PDT · by ghosthost · 4 replies
    Gwinnett Daily ^ | May 4, 2016 | Joshua Sharpe
    Officer Jordan Wenslow was beaten, bleeding, and dizzy when he arrested a fleeing burglary suspect. Gill allegedly picked up the baton and struck Officer Wenslow in the face several times. The officer was bleeding profusely and started getting dizzy when he drew his gun and told Gill to get down on the ground. Police say Gill dropped the baton and surrendered.
  • Uncovering the past at the nation’s oldest ballpark

    05/07/2016 6:42:54 AM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Christine Steele
    (Professor and Bisbee students conduct archeology dig at Warren Ballpark) BISBEE — Warren Ballpark was the scene of a groundbreaking expedition Wednesday as students from Bisbee High School participated in an archeological dig in their own backyard. University of Arizona anthropology professor Rob Schon came to the idea to do a dig at the park through his love of baseball. “My family and I are into baseball and I was searching on the internet, and Warren Ballpark came up,” he said. “I found their website and found Mike Anderson’s book ‘Warren Ballpark’ and realized we know a lot about the...
  • Breaking: Police Pursuit of Armed Suspect Orange County CA

    05/05/2016 7:14:17 PM PDT · by chrisinoc · 105 replies
    KCBS Los Angeles ^ | 5/5/2016 | none
    Right in the middle of a traffic jam.
  • I find myself confused, then enraged.

    05/05/2016 2:53:15 PM PDT · by Rustybucket · 107 replies
    Rant | 5/5/2016 | Rustybucket
    Hello Everybody, I don't usually Rant, but I needed to say my piece and ask advice. I have been listening to Talk Radio, reading on the internet, and reading views of others on FR, and wanted to share my confusion with you all. I am a Trump supporter, but this is not about who you support if your a Republican. We are all beyond that at this point. What I have been reading and hearing, are our Elected Representatives combined reactions to the people of this Nation selecting a Republican Candidate for POTUS. It was a clear mandate, and will...
  • Chimeras, Werewolves, and Pigmen Oh My! Science Stranger than Fiction

    05/05/2016 10:47:12 AM PDT · by Stand Up For America Today · 12 replies
    Stand Up For America Today ^ | 5/5/2016 | AJ Watson
    For those of us who remember bits and pieces of Greek mythology, or who play lots of role playing video games, a Chimera was a monstrous hybrid creature often depicted as part lion, part goat, and part snake. In today’s world however Chimeras are very real and in this writer’s humble opinion, very disturbing. The word Chimera today refers most often to animals that are gene spliced with other animals creating a kind of hybrid species. As if this attempt at playing God isn’t alarming enough, human cells are being added to pigs, sheep, goats, mice, and other animals that...
  • Taxpayer-funded financial aid for immigrant college tuition heads to IL House

    05/03/2016 5:26:22 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 13 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | May 2, 2016
    Monday, May 02, 2016 Taxpayer-funded financial aid for immigrant college tuition heads to IL House SPRINGFIELD - Two Republican state senators - Christine Radogno and Chris Nybo - crossed the aisle last week to support the Democrats' effort to provide taxpayer-funded financial assistance for undocumented immigrant students. The measure would add Illinois to the five states that grant immigrant students financial aid for college education regardless of their legal status. Already, Illinois is one of 18 states that allows any status immigrants to qualify for lower in-state tuition and set up private college funds. SB 2196 easily passed the Illinois...
  • Trump Yard sign thieves just helped me soooo much here in Indiana.

    04/28/2016 9:17:19 PM PDT · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 44 replies
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    I convinced two of my neighbors that never vote (Single guy and couple) to vote Trump. They have busy street frontage so after I convinced them to vote, I offered to pick them up yard signs. Some jackwagons came and stole one sign and both neighbors were outside. They got away with one sign. The other neighbor was outside trying to rig up a motion sensor and light when the jackwagons returned for his sign. The perp gets out of his car and can not see the neighbor. The neighbor yells "Can I help you Mother F'r" The perp jackrabits...
  • Interstate 10 Shut Down Mile Post 352-Mile Post 378.

    04/28/2016 4:12:58 PM PDT · by SandRat · 44 replies
    Pat Call
    Interstate 10 Shut Down Mile Post 352-Mile Post 378. The Cochise County Sheriff's Office is assisting with closing Interstate 10 both east and west bound lanes near San Simon. The closure is the result of zero visibility and multiple vehicle accidents. Please be advised to avoid this area until further notice. At least one semi-truck has collided with several vehicles, a San Simon Fire Truck and DPS vehicle have been involved in crashes as well. Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office is sending emergency vehicles to assist. DPS is re-routing traffic to Exit 352 through Highway 191 to Safford and back around...
  • Iran discovers shale oil reserves

    04/28/2016 12:06:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Hellenic Shipping News ^ | April 28, 2016 | Azer News
    Energy-rich Iran, which is the fourth country in the world for its proven oil reserves of 158 billion barrels, has discovered shale oil reserves in the Lorestan Province. This was announced by the Director of Center for Exploration and Production at the country’s Oil Ministry, Mohammad Reza Kamali on April 25. The project of studying the shale reserves is completed by 47 percent, he said, adding that the studies, conducted in cooperation with German RWTH Aachen University prove the existence of significant reserves of shale oil in Lorestan Province. However, Kamali did not disclose whether Iran plans to extract shale...
  • Auction of Fry Townsite properties set for this summer

    04/28/2016 8:20:35 AM PDT · by SandRat · 7 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Derek Jordan
    SIERRA VISTA — Seven tax delinquent properties in the Fry Townsite within Sierra Vista are expected to be auctioned off to the highest bidder later this year after a deal was struck between the property owner and Cochise County. The agreement was made last week, ahead of a scheduled hearing in federal bankruptcy court in Tucson originally set for Tuesday, April 26, and marks some of the most substantial progress in the ongoing effort by the county and city of Sierra Vista to clean up dilapidated properties within the enclave. Saddled by hundreds of thousands of dollars of inherited debt,...
  • Wildcatters try to strike Alaska's next big oil score

    04/25/2016 10:55:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    CNBC ^ | April 22, 2016 | Tom DiChristopher
    For the past 50 years, the oilfields of Alaska's North Slope have been dominated by BP, Exxon Mobil and ConocoPhillips. The big three produce much of the state's oil and gas, but independent drillers are now trying to pioneer the Last Frontier's energy future. Independent exploration and production companies have historically been willing to take on the country's riskier oil plays, operating with skinny profit margins and applying new technology to try for potentially huge payoffs. In Alaska, recent discoveries could hold the key to stemming a nearly three-decade decline in the state's oil output. The finds could rank among...
  • Teens allegedly assault Iraq War veteran over 'Black Lives Matter'

    04/25/2016 2:33:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    KTRK-TV ^ | April 23, 2016
    WASHINGTON (KTRK) -- A decorated Marine veteran was attacked in the last place he expected, a McDonald's in Washington D.C. Chris Marquez says a group of rowdy teenagers started taunting him while he was eating. "They asked me if I believe that black lives matter," Marquez says. "I felt threatened and thought they were trying to intimidate me, so I figured I'm just going to keep to my food, eat my food, and hopefully they'll leave me alone." "And because I wasn't respond back to them, they were calling me a racist." Marquez says he doesn't really remember what happened...
  • Point Roberts (an American city stranded at the tip of a Canadian peninsula)

    04/22/2016 10:17:58 AM PDT · by NYer · 58 replies
    Atlas Obscura ^ | April 22, 2016
    The Convention of 1818 between Britain and America following the War of 1812 had a tough job to take on: determining the border between Canada and the United States. In an effort to avoid controversy and confusion caused by drawing the boundary based on watershed, the two countries agreed on a simpler solution: the 49th parallel. There were, of course, multiple problems that arose with this solution, including the fact that Vancouver Island was split in two by the imaginary line. The debate over whether the line of latitude should split the island in two or if it should be ignored,...
  • Target Is Off the Mark with It's Latest Decision

    04/22/2016 9:13:02 AM PDT · by Stand Up For America Today · 38 replies
    Stand Up For America Today ^ | 4/22/2016 | AJ Watson
    Target has decided to allow its customers to use the toilet facility of the gender that they "associate with." So the next time you send your daughter into the bathroom by herself, she may very well be in a stall beside a man....by herself....without you. Take that in for a second. Or do you even care? In just another step that baffles common sense, Target along with several state legislatures are informing Americans that we have had our "potty privileges" wrong all these years. Clearly we were backwards in thinking that women should go to bathrooms emblazoned with "WOMEN" signs...
  • Teacher axed for showing ‘Make Donald Drumpf Again’ video

    04/21/2016 11:41:13 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The New York Post ^ | April 22, 2016 | Selim Algar
    A New Jersey high school teacher was forced to resign this month for showing his class a popular John Oliver clip that urged viewers to “Make Donald Drumpf Again.” The “Last Week Tonight” bit, which lampoons presidential hopeful Donald Trump’s ancestral surname, has been viewed more than 24 million times on YouTube since February. But despite the massive exposure, humorless Middletown South HS brass still pushed out teacher Joe Ventre after getting complaints from a thin-skinned parent who learned about the screening from her child, sources told The Post. “It’s a travesty,” said district parent Kathi Van Zandt, the sister...
  • A Call to Reality and Cruz's Chances EVEN On a Second Ballot

    04/20/2016 8:54:27 AM PDT · by xzins · 98 replies
    Opinion ^ | 20 Apr 16 | Xzins
    Most news services are reporting that Ted Cruz currently has 559 delegates after gaining zero in yesterday's New York primary. With 1237 the goal, it is clear that Ted Cruz can no longer win on the first ballot at the Republican Convention. He would need 678 delegates to reach 1237 and only 620 delegates remain. Obviously, that is impossible. That would be 109% of what remains, and that is a mathematical impossibility. A good guess of how many additional delegates Cruz will gain between now and June 8 is 209. That would give him a total of 768 going into...
  • Teachers union calls on school to cancel Donald Trump rally; protests planned (Maryland)

    04/19/2016 8:14:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | April 19, 2016 | Ian Duncan
    The union that represents most teachers in Maryland called on the Worcester County school system to block Donald Trump's campaign from using a high school gym to hold a rally Wednesday evening. "Donald Trump and his divisive, fear-mongering rhetoric have no place in the halls of Maryland's public schools," Maryland State Education Association president Betty Weller said in a statement. "Trump's eagerness to bully minorities would be unacceptable if it came from any of our students." Liberal group Progressive Maryland issued the same call and launched an online petition that had been signed more than 500 times by Tuesday afternoon....
  • Why did Rush move to KPRC in Houston this morning?

    04/18/2016 12:14:31 PM PDT · by chaosagent · 29 replies
    Why did Rush move to KPRC in Houston this morning?
  • This California Town Wants to be the Next Marijuana Mecca

    04/17/2016 11:53:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    NBC News ^ | April 16, 2016 | Heesun Wee, CNBC
    If California is the land of reinvention, the small desert city of Adelanto fits the bill. Roughly a two-hour drive east from Los Angeles, Adelanto was founded in 1915 by an inventor who wanted to sell land to World War I veterans. His dream never materialized and the region was taken over by orchard farms, then poultry ranches. The nearby George Air Force Base opened and eventually closed in the early 1990s. The city more recently made a solar play, but the energy market fizzled. City unemployment hovers at 14 percent, well above the national unemployment rate of under 5...
  • Cornell Republicans’ Choice: Cruz Rather Than Trump (New York)

    04/17/2016 9:12:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    The Cornell Daily Sun ^ | April 17, 2016 | Henry Kanengiser, staff writer
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R–Texas) is the most viable of the three remaining Republican presidential candidates, according to many members of the Cornell Republicans. The group has been running semesterly straw polls of candidate preferences among its members since last spring, said Austin McLaughlin ’18, Secretary of the Cornell Republicans. When the club began taking the straw polls, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina, Mike Huckabee, former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) were the main contenders for the Republican nomination. While Santorum was the most popular initially, Rubio was the favorite...
  • Sport Chalet closing all of its stores

    04/16/2016 8:16:14 PM PDT · by chrisinoc · 66 replies
    OC Register ^ | 4/16/2016 | LILY LEUNG and LOU PONSI
    Sport Chalet announced on Saturday that it is closing all of its stores and has stopped selling goods online. "While our online store is no longer available, all Sport Chalet stores will remain open for several weeks, offering customers the opportunity to use their remaining rewards and gift cards, and to take advantage of great sales," the chain says on its website. Michelle De Leon, a department head at the Sport Chalet in Lake Forest, said employees found out about the store closure through their general managers on Thursday.
  • Cruz’s Pyrrhic victory in Colorado will be the death knell of his campaign

    04/15/2016 8:45:20 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 33 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 4/15/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    By definition a, “Pyrrhic victory is a victory that inflicts such a devastating toll on the victor that it is tantamount to defeat. Someone who wins a Pyrrhic victory has been victorious in some way. However, the heavy toll negates any sense of achievement or profit.” Ted Cruz won a Pyrrhic victory in Colorado. The blow back from Cruz’s big victory in Colorado is causing his campaign to meltdown across the whole northeast. The false bravado by those in the media who insist that the Colorado disaster has stopped Donald Trump’s momentum and shifted it to Cruz is embarrassingly silly....
  • Washington Game Commision OKS Roadkill Salvaging, limits Baiting

    04/15/2016 8:03:20 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 7 replies
    Nw Sportsman ^ | 4/15/2016 | Andy Walgamott
    Washingtonians will be able to begin salvaging roadkilled deer and elk in most of the state starting later this year, and they won’t be able to use as many apples to lure in the live ones during hunting seasons. Earlier this month the Fish & Wildlife Commission approved both new regulations by wide margins. The citizen panel voted unanimously to allow the collection of muleys, blacktails and whitetails accidentally run down on roads in all but three of the state’s 39 counties, and elk statewide. The three exceptions are Clark, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum Counties, where ESA-listed Columbian whitetail deer roam....
  • Trump urged to cancel event near place where Latino man was killed in 2008 (Ecuadorians)

    04/14/2016 10:34:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | April 14, 2016 | Joanna Walters in Patchogue, New York
    It takes about three minutes to walk from the lowbrow Emporium nightclub where Donald Trump is being feted at a Republican fundraiser on Thursday night to the unmarked spot on the sidewalk in Patchogue where Marcelo Lucero died after being attacked by a pack of white teenagers in 2008, just days after Barack Obama became America’s first black president. Lucero, 37, who worked at a local dry cleaner, was set upon by seven youths engaged in “hunting Latinos” and his killing was prosecuted as a hate crime. “There are dozens and dozens of venues in this county where the local...
  • TX: Home Invasion Stopped with Gunfire by Former Marine; no Story

    04/14/2016 8:30:02 AM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 12 April, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    One of the advantages of Open Carry is that it is a good excuse for social interaction.  I was in the local Dallas Wal-Mart, taking pictures of .22 ammuntion for sale, while another customer was waiting for the cabinet to be unlocked.  I asked him to take my picture.  On the shelf lined up with my chin, there are 31 50 round boxes of CCI standard velocity, for $3.47 each. My new photographer casually mentioned that he was there to buy .38 special ammunition, because he had to repel a home invasion the previous night. I asked if he...
  • 38 German shepherds rescued from hoarding situation embark on new life (Orange County CA)

    04/12/2016 6:20:27 PM PDT · by chrisinoc · 31 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 4/12/2016 | Penny Eims
    Over a dozen German shepherds, rescued from an abandoned house in Highland, California, are embarking on a new life with the help of a breed specific rescue agency. The German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County has been hard at work, pulling many of the homeless German shepherds out of the Devore Animal Shelter - on Tuesday, the founder of the organization updated Facebook followers about the rescue effort. The Facebook post states, "Yesterday was another very rewarding day, with 6 more of the dogs from the Devore confiscation being removed from the shelter. The dogs have all been very agreeable,...
  • Exclusive: Atty. Mario Apuzzo Discusses NJ Ballot Challenge Hearing

    04/11/2016 9:15:53 PM PDT · by jdirt · 32 replies
    The Post & Email ^ | April 11, 2016 | Sharon Rondeau
    (Apr. 11, 2016) — A hearing was held at the Office of Administrative Law in Mercerville, NJ on Monday morning resulting from two challenges filed against the presidential candidacy of Sen. Ted Cruz, who was born in Canada and, the challengers contend, is not a “natural born Citizen” as required by Article II, Section 1, clause 5 of the U.S. Constitution. Apuzzo represented a group of three New Jersey citizens, with the second challenger write-in presidential candidate Victor Williams of Maryland. The Post & Email interviewed Williams on Saturday. Apuzzo told us that the two challenges were “consolidated” and that...
  • 10 Signs China's Military Is Weaker Than You Think (Spends 40% of Time Learning "Patriotic Songs")

    04/10/2016 3:23:11 PM PDT · by ghosthost · 56 replies
    Youtube ^ | 5-27-2015 | China Uncensored
    Sure China has the largest standing army in the world, with 2.3 million people, a military budget of 120 billion dollars, and experimental spider tanks. But it turns out that China's People's Liberation Army might not be as powerful as you think. And here are 10 reasons why.
  • (December 8, 2015) Trump's Son starts promoting Paladino for Governor

    Yesterday, Donald Trump’s son-in-law began promoting the rather remote prospect of Carl Paladino as a 2018 gubernatorial candidate in a publication that he owns and manages. Jared Kushner is the son of a wealthy New Jersey real estate developer. At age 25 with his father in prison, the younger Kushner purchased a majority stake in The New York Observer for $10 million.
  • In diverse and liberal New York, Ted Cruz seeks his sliver of support

    04/09/2016 7:49:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | April 7, 2016 | Alyssa Bereznak, National Correspondent, Technology
    BRONX, N.Y.—Fresh from a key victory in Wisconsin’s primary, Ted Cruz arrived at Saburosa 2 — a Dominican eatery owned by Chinese-Americans in the South Bronx — ready to court a small, conservative constituency scattered around the largely blue state of New York. But as the afternoon meet and greet unfolded, it became clear that the Texas senator wouldn’t be able to woo potential supporters without also encountering challengers. “Why are you in the Bronx if you’re such an anti-immigrant?” asked Gonzalo Venegas, who was with his brother, Rodrigo. The two co-host a show on TeleSur English and make up...
  • 20 abandoned Highland dogs rescued by Orange County animal shelter (CA)

    04/08/2016 5:27:18 PM PDT · by chrisinoc · 9 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 4/8/2016 | Nereida Moreno
    DEVORE >> An Orange County non-profit organization has adopted 20 of the 38 German shepherd-mix dogs that were discovered in an abandoned Highland home earlier this week. German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County, an organization dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and re-homing purebred German Shepherds picked the dogs up from Devore Animal Shelter Friday morning.
  • Ted Cruz, a breath of fresh air in Upstate!

    04/08/2016 12:06:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 91 replies
    The Albany Times Union Joy In These Days Blog ^ | April 8, 2016 | Liz Lemery Joy
    Dear Readers, I had the opportunity to listen to Ted Cruz yesterday. As a Christian voter and lifelong Upstate New Yorker I value the things he had to say. He was a breath of fresh air to our area! A welcome contrast to the typical pompous, political windbags like, Gov. Cuomo, Kirsten Gillibrand, Chuck Schumer, Paul Tonko- and the Times Union Newspaper- (which absolutely stumps for all of them on a regular basis). I love New York… I was born and raised here. All my relatives are from here, and post active-duty military service, my husband and I returned to...
  • Support/opposition for all candidates at Cruz rally

    04/07/2016 4:33:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    WNYT-TV ^ | April 7, 2016 | Dan Levy
    SCOTIA - If we can believe the polls, then Ted Cruz has very little, if any chance of winning New York's GOP Primary, however because the Texas senator is now virtually on the heels of national front runner Donald Trump -- only 3 points behind -- delegates in New York matter. "At this point I think we're probably looking at an open convention," State Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin (R - Melrose) predicts, "I think anything can change pretty rapidly but that's the way it looks right now." The overwhelming majority of rally goers at Mekeel Christian Academy in Scotia on Thursday...
  • Survey of NYCPD officers shows New York City is in trouble. How much different is it in your city?

    04/06/2016 9:24:11 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 17 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 4/6/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    New York City’s cops say the town is in trouble – big trouble. The Patrolmen's Benevolent Association of the City of New York commissioned a survey of 6000 of its members and their opinions are sharply at odds with the rosy picture being projected by Democrat Mayor Bill de Blasio. In part its findings were, “The overall survey results show that members believe the relationship with the public and elected officials has worsened in the past few years, with a lack of support and respect for police officers the top reason cited. Members also expressed they personally feel 'less safe'...
  • Sierra Vista looking to retirees to boost population New program just getting off the ground

    04/06/2016 6:17:35 AM PDT · by SandRat · 16 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Amanda Baillie
    A new effort launched by local businesses to attract retirees to Sierra Vista is starting to see success. This month, the Retire in Sierra Vista Program (RSVP) will welcome its first guests to the community. Launched late last year, RSVP is a privately funded endeavor to bring retirees to the region, as part of a wider effort to diversify the local economy. In the past few months an advertising campaign, paid for by area business owners, has promoted Sierra Vista as an ideal retirement location. As a result, the Sierra Vista Area Chamber of Commerce, which is acting as the...
  • More Than 30 German Shepherds, Other Large Dogs Found Abandoned in Home (Highland CA)

    04/05/2016 7:31:34 PM PDT · by chrisinoc · 22 replies
    NBC Los Angeles ^ | 4/5/2016 | Robert Kovacik
    More than 30 German shepherds and other large dogs were found abandoned at a home in a San Bernardino County community where neighbors reported "nonstop" barking and a horrible odor. The dogs, including two dead dogs, were found in a Highland home that was red-tagged by the County of San Bernardino Department of Public Health.
  • AZ: Media Company Pays for Firearms Safety Instruction

    04/04/2016 6:02:34 AM PDT · by marktwain · 1 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 24 March, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Image from Westernjournalism.com Another company has paid for firearms safety training for employees.  What is interesting about this company is that it is a media company.  After decades of dominance by philosophically identical members of a media that propagandized for more and more infringements on the Second Amendment, this is a refreshing difference.  Not surprisingly, the media company is part of the new media. From westernjournalism.com: Liftable Media, Inc., the parent company of Western Journalism, paid for its employees to go through a concealed carry certification course over the weekend. About half of the staff took the company up on...
  • Bronze Monument Honoring 4-Legged Crime Fighters Unveiled In Anaheim (CA)

    04/03/2016 7:07:28 PM PDT · by chrisinoc · 5 replies
    CBS Los Angeles ^ | April 3, 2016
    ANAHEIM (CBSLA.com) — For the first time in Anaheim, a special tribute has been unveiled honoring the city's four-legged crime fighters. The bronze monument was revealed Sunday at La Palma Dog Park on N. Anaheim Boulevard and was inspired by former Anaheim K-9 police officer, Bruno.
  • Armed clash over black mosque triggers anger in South Dallas

    04/03/2016 12:03:08 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    The Dallas Morning News The Scoop Blog ^ | April 2, 2016 | Sarah Mervosh
    Racial tensions in South Dallas almost exploded at an anti-mosque protest Saturday afternoon before quickly dissolving when the protesters retreated. A few hundred South Dallas residents, mostly black, flooded Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to oppose a planned demonstration by a mostly white group that routinely protests outside mosques. Both sides were armed. Dallas police stood guard on a funeral home’s roof as black counterprotesters swarmed the parking lot of Eva’s House of Bar-B-Q, vowing to defend their streets and chanting “black power.” A police officer uses a binoculars across the Muhammad Mosque in Dallas, Saturday, April 2, 2016. (Jae...
  • Berrier bullish on fort expansion

    04/02/2016 9:53:35 AM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies
    SIERRA VISTA — Anticipating more air traffic and a need for more frequency space, the commanding major general at Fort Huachuca said plans are being prepared to expand Libby Army Airfield and other auxiliary air strips on the post. Speaking at the Fort Huachuca 50 dinner Thursday night at Pueblo del Sol Country Club, Maj. Gen. Scott Berrier said the expansions will help to reduce current and future congestion in the local air space as the fort increases its training missions. “The future is going to be very complex, and the way we think about it is that we need...
  • Mixed News Anchor Fired For Telling The Truth About Black Moms Failing Their Kids In Murder Case!

    04/01/2016 11:08:40 PM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    TNNRawnews youtube ^ | Published on Apr 1, 2016 | Tommy Sotomayor
    Mixed News Anchor Fired For Telling The Truth About Black Moms Failing Their Kids In Murder Case! ****VIDEO ONLY ON LINK******