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  • Escaping Duct Tape

    11/26/2014 9:52:15 AM PST · by w1n1 · 2 replies
    Dateline NBC ^ | 11/26/2014 | A Canning
    Useful information to know using leverage, but doesn't cover being bound with hands to the back. Enjoy.
  • Two NYT Reporters Posted Darren Wilson’s Home Address. Look Here To See THEIR Home Addresses

    11/26/2014 8:18:09 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 77 replies
    CLASH DAILY ^ | NOV 26, 2014 | CLASH DAILY
    If anything happens to Wilson and/or his home and it can be traced back to the NYT’s posting of his address should they be held liable? Maybe, we should publish the writer’s address as well. See how that toad likes it.
  • Morning With the Q&R Gang! November 26, 2014

    11/26/2014 3:17:20 AM PST · by sneakers · 27 replies
    Formerly the "Fans of Quinn and Rose Discussion" thread, our group been meeting here since 2008. We still hold out hope that our favorite talk show hosts will come back on the air but, whether they do or not, our friendly group will still meet to start the day. So if you are preparing to go to work, are getting home from work - or happily retired - stop in and say mornin' and share the latest news, discuss the weather, share a recipe, or whatever!
  • REPORT: I'm reliably told that #MichaelBrown stepfather will be arrested for inciting

    11/25/2014 9:47:10 PM PST · by Falcon28 · 56 replies
    Chuck c Johson ^ | 11-26-14 | Chuck c Johson
    Charles C. Johnson @ChuckCJohnson REPORT: I'm reliably told that #MichaelBrown stepfather will be arrested for inciting #Ferguson riots.... Developing...
  • Need Help

    11/25/2014 7:25:02 PM PST · by vadagator · 71 replies
    I need help from my FReeper FRiends
  • Follow The Sand To The Real Fracking Boom

    11/25/2014 5:39:45 PM PST · by bananaman22 · 18 replies
    Oilprice.com ^ | 11/25/2014 | James Stafford
    When it takes up to four million pounds of sand to frack a single well, it’s no wonder that demand is outpacing supply and frack sand producers are becoming the biggest behind-the-scenes beneficiaries of the American oil and gas boom. Demand is exploding for “frac sand”--a durable, high-purity quartz sand used to help produce petroleum fluids and prop up man-made fractures in shale rock formations through which oil and gas flows—turning this segment into the top driver of value in the shale revolution. “One of the major players in Eagle Ford is saying they’re short 6 million tons of 100...
  • Black People ARE Oppressed. But Not in the Way Most People Believe. (Vanity)

    11/25/2014 9:51:35 AM PST · by Cubs Fan · 23 replies
    Blacks are oppressed by the looters and arsonists destroying black businesses in anger. Blacks are oppressed by other blacks who kill blacks (93 percent of black homicide victims) to the tune of 6 to 10 thousand a year. Blacks are oppressed by their black fathers, the majority of whom abandon them and their mothers to fend for themselves. Blacks are oppressed by black mothers, many of which abandon their children to relatives or the foster system because they are unfit (Michael Brown's mother was one such mother). Blacks are oppressed by the people they elect who bankrupt their cities and...
  • Evidence: Michael Brown Was High on Pot and Carrying a Bag of It

    11/25/2014 9:50:47 AM PST · by Rusty0604 · 64 replies
    CNS News ^ | 11/25/2014 | Barbara Hollingsworth
    Michael Brown had THC, a behavior-altering substance found in marijuana, in his system when he was killed on August 9th by Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson, according to a toxicology report performed at a St. Louis University lab. The toxicology screen, which was done on Aug. 10th, found “12 nanograms/ML of Delta-9-THC”, the primary psychoactive ingredient in pot, in Brown’s bloodstream at the time of his death. This amount of Delta-9-THC in Brown's blood was more than twice the amount that in Washington State--where marijuana is legal--would allow someone to be arrested for driving under the influence. “Delta-9-THC detection...
  • Father reports son to police after finding photos of local women

    11/25/2014 8:16:33 AM PST · by dware · 22 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 11.25.2014 | AP via Fox News
    GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio – A central Ohio father has turned his son in to police after discovering the teenager had taken photos of neighborhood women from outside their bedroom windows.
  • Abraham Lincoln First Inaugural Address Monday, March 4, 1861

    11/25/2014 7:19:47 AM PST · by don-o · 3 replies
    Bartleby ^ | March 4, 1861 | Abraham Lincoln
    ....By the frame of the Government under which we live this same people have wisely given their public servants but little power for mischief, and have with equal wisdom provided for the return of that little to their own hands at very short intervals. While the people retain their virtue and vigilance no Administration by any extreme of wickedness or folly can very seriously injure the Government in the short space of four years.
  • Morning With the Q&R Gang! November 25, 2014

    11/25/2014 3:21:13 AM PST · by sneakers · 28 replies
    Formerly the "Fans of Quinn and Rose Discussion" thread, our group been meeting here since 2008. We still hold out hope that our favorite talk show hosts will come back on the air but, whether they do or not, our friendly group will still meet to start the day. So if you are preparing to go to work, are getting home from work - or happily retired - stop in and say mornin' and share the latest news, discuss the weather, share a recipe, or whatever!
  • Family set to lose pit bull on Dec. 1 because of ban

    11/24/2014 9:59:54 PM PST · by Altariel · 108 replies
    KALB (LA) ^ | November 21, 2014 | KALB Staff
    MOREAUVILLE, La. (KALB News Channel 5) -- A family in Moreauville is pleading with their village to overturn an ordinance that would force them to get rid of their beloved family pet. On October 13, the village passed an ordinance that states if you own a pit bull or a Rottweiler, you must get rid of it by December 1 or they will take it for "disposition." News Channel 5's Brooke Buford (Twitter: @brookebuford) has the story. O'Hara Owens is trying to spend as much time as she can with her beloved pit bull, Zeus, before the village she lives...
  • Italy's first female astronaut heads to ISS in Russian craft

    11/24/2014 8:45:32 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 22 replies
    Samantha Cristoforetti was joined by Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov and American astronaut Terry Virts as the Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft launched from Russia's Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 2101 GMT, the Russian space agency Roscosmos said in a statement. "Soyuz safely in orbit, next stop ISS," NASA wrote in a tweet, while live images of the launch showed Virts giving the thumbs up and smiling. Cristoforetti, Virts and Shkaplerov were to dock around six hours after taking off at the space station where they are to live until May 2015. Their voyage also mean substantial food supplies, with nearly half a...
  • Morning With the Q&R Gang! November 24, 2014

    11/24/2014 3:00:40 AM PST · by sneakers · 23 replies
    Formerly the "Fans of Quinn and Rose Discussion" thread, our group been meeting here since 2008. We still hold out hope that our favorite talk show hosts will come back on the air but, whether they do or not, our friendly group will still meet to start the day. So if you are preparing to go to work, are getting home from work - or happily retired - stop in and say mornin' and share the latest news, discuss the weather, share a recipe, or whatever!
  • How Eisenhower solved illegal border crossings from Mexico

    11/23/2014 10:55:38 PM PST · by Ray76 · 47 replies
    CS Monitor ^ | Jul 6, 2006 | John Dillin
    (Jul 6, 2006) George W. Bush isn't the first Republican president to face a full-blown immigration crisis on the US-Mexican border. Fifty-three years ago, when newly elected Dwight Eisenhower moved into the White House, America's southern frontier was as porous as a spaghetti sieve. As many as 3 million illegal migrants had walked and waded northward over a period of several years for jobs in California, Arizona, Texas, and points beyond. President Eisenhower cut off this illegal traffic. He did it quickly and decisively with only 1,075 United States Border Patrol agents – less than one-tenth of today's force. America...
  • The Gettysburg Address

    11/23/2014 1:51:47 PM PST · by aMorePerfectUnion · 47 replies
    Archives ^ | November 19,1863 | Abraham Lincoln
    The Gettysburg Address November 19, 1863 Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth, on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battlefield of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether...
  • A teenager’s escape from hell in Honduras (another illegal alien)

    11/23/2014 12:33:29 PM PST · by dennisw · 33 replies
    nypost ^ | November 23, 2014 | By Isabel Vincent
    When 17-year-old Katherine Silva Lopez tried to flee gang members who robbed her daily on her way to school in Honduras, they stabbed her in the arm and threatened to kill her. In San Pedro Sula, one of the world’s most violent cities, it was no idle threat. Were 1,200 ­homicides last year in the city of 437,000, where gangs prey on teens. “They force you to kill, to steal, to sell drugs, to do prostitution,” ­Lopez told The Post in Spanish outside federal court in lower Manhattan. “I was really scared.” Lopez’s parents decided she’d be safer with relatives...
  • Students post gross school lunch pictures using #ThanksMichelleObama hashtag

    11/21/2014 5:54:22 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 21, 2014
    Let’s face it: school lunches are not exactly culinary masterpieces. But some fed-up students have been sharing some down-right disgusting-looking meals using the hashtag #ThanksMichelleObama on social media. It’s not a new thing. These posts have been around when school started up in August. But as students get ready for the year’s biggest food holiday, the trend is picking up steam. …
  • Why wasn't Obamnesty granted 6 years ago?

    11/23/2014 9:46:35 AM PST · by Ray76 · 39 replies
    WND ^ | Nov 21, 2014 | Joshua Charles
    Obama has claimed that the reasons he has taken this step of an executive order is because Congress had supposedly done nothing, and the steps he has taken will improve the immigration system. Let us, for the moment, assume his premise is entirely true. Here’s the problem: Executive orders have NOTHING to do with Congress. They are entirely within the purview of the Executive Branch (assuming they are legal, which, for the moment, I will grant the president). And since they are an entirely presidential matter, why has he not done anything with that power until now? The president has...
  • US air strikes in Syria driving anti-Assad groups to support Isis

    11/23/2014 9:08:24 AM PST · by Rusty0604 · 5 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 11/23/2014 | Mona Mahmood
    “Isis now is like a magnet that attracts large numbers of Muslims,” said Abu Talha, who defected from the FSA a few months ago and is now in negotiations with other fighters from groups such as the al-Nusra Front to follow suit. Assam Murad, a fighter from a 600-strong dissident FSA brigade near Homs said: “There’s no way we would fight Isis after the US military campaign against them.” Murad, a fighter with the FSA’s 600-strong al-Ribat brigade near Homs, said an offer three months ago by the US-backed Hazem movement to supply his unit with advanced weaponry if it...
  • Freep-a-Poll: How do you assess President Obama's executive action on immigration?

    11/23/2014 9:07:44 AM PST · by Ray76 · 48 replies
    Sunshine State News ^ | Nov 23, 2014
    Necessary step toward sound immigration policy . . . . . . . 57% Necessary evil because Washington ignored it for so long . . 02% Bad move, but the GOP isn't offering anything better . . . . 04% Oversteps his bounds, violates the U.S. Constitution . . . . 37%
  • Ex-Maine State Police chief pleads guilty to sex assault, will serve 4 years

    11/23/2014 6:12:02 AM PST · by Altariel · 28 replies
    Central Maine.com ^ | 11/04/2014 | Scott Dolan
    Andrew Demers Jr., a 26-year veteran twice named Trooper of the Year, pleads guilty to sexual contactOne of the mostly highly decorated police officers in Maine’s history was sentenced Tuesday to four years in prison for sexually assaulting a 4-year-old child.Andrew Demers Jr., the former chief of the Maine State Police, broke down sobbing at one point during his sentencing hearing at the Cumberland County Courthouse, wiping tears from his eyes many times after he entered a guilty plea to a felony charge of unlawful sexual contact.
  • TPD officer who shot dog files lawsuit seeking $10,000 from neighbor

    11/22/2014 8:26:10 PM PST · by Altariel · 21 replies
    Tuscaloosa News ^ | November 15, 2014 | Crime.Beat
    he Tuscaloosa Police officer who shot a family’s pet earlier this month has filed a lawsuit against a neighbor, claiming that she made untrue statements about the situation. TPD Officer Mike Azwell is asking for $10,000 from Deborah Bosch, who lives next door to his mother in the Eastern Hills subdivision in Tuscaloosa County. Bosch is not the owner of the dog that was killed, but she did call Tuscaloosa Police and made statements about the incident, according to the suit filed in Tuscaloosa County District Court Friday afternoon. The “slanderous, libelous and defamatory accusations” have caused the officer “injury...
  • Curt Schilling’s son brings toy grenade to Logan, sparks bomb scare

    11/22/2014 12:27:24 PM PST · by GQuagmire · 7 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | Saturday, November 22, 2014 | Owen Boss
    A toy grenade that Curt Schilling’s son mistakenly packed in his carry-on luggage caused a security scare at Logan Airport this morning. The former Red Sox Ace posted on his Facebook page: “Want a good one to start your day? We are at Logan getting ready to fly. Heading through security when one of my sons looks at me in panic....”DAD!”.....OMG I THINK I LEFT MY FAKE GRENADE IN MY BAG!!!” Schilling posted to his Facebook page at about 7 a.m. “3 seconds later the belt stops, every tsa person is on their walkie talkies. Then, they shoo everyone in...
  • What Executive Orders Will You Impose? Should This Now Be The #1 POTUS Debate Issue?

    11/22/2014 11:03:13 AM PST · by zencycler · 48 replies
    self | 11/22/2014 | self
    Maybe the best way to fight the Obama power grab is to show how it opens up the floodgates. So maybe all the GOP candidates should now start talking about what executive orders they would impose. After all, if we establish the precedent that the POTUS can flout the will of Congress by using EO's, then we would naturally start expecting presidents to use that to pursue their agenda, and we would want to know in advance for which issues they would likely consider using that new found power. So let's put that out there! If this precedent gets established,...
  • Consulate To Issue ID Cards and Passports To Mexican Nationals in Brunswick, Georgia

    11/22/2014 8:52:33 AM PST · by Rusty0604 · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/21/2014 | Susan Berry
    A flyer produced by the City of Brunswick, Georgia states that the Mexican Consulate in Atlanta will be in the city from December 2-5 to issue ID cards and passports to Mexican nationals. ...the Glynn County School system assisted in the distribution of the flyer. “The Mexican Consulate in Atlanta has a mobile consulate that travels throughout the state,” Hardin said. “They do this to save people time and trouble from traveling to Atlanta to get a passport.” In the summer of last year, local Atlanta WALB reported that officials from the Mexican Consulate went to the Goodwill Career Center...
  • Sony and Microsoft are giving you games, and GameStop isn't happy

    11/22/2014 7:24:34 AM PST · by wastedyears · 26 replies
    Polygon.com ^ | 11/21/2014 | Colin Campbell
    http://www.polygon.com/2014/11/21/7265337/sony-and-microsoft-are-giving-you-games-and-gamestop-isnt-happy
  • 80-year-old man says police beat him

    11/21/2014 5:18:06 PM PST · by Altariel · 36 replies
    KCTV 5 (Kansas City) ^ | November 14, 2014 | Laura McCallister
    LONE JACK, MO (KCTV) - A Lone Jack grandfather says he fears for his life after a run in with police. Bill Swan was on his tractor when he took issue with a utility crew trying to dig on his property. His family says that before long the Lone Jack police arrived and Swan was left bloodied and more from being yanked off the tractor. "I'm afraid for us to even drive out of our driveway or to get on the street. I don't know what they will do," Libby Swan, Bill's wife, said. Libby Swan hasn't asked her husband...
  • Fighting Obama's Immigration Action - What Can Red States Do?

    11/21/2014 4:42:00 PM PST · by zencycler · 23 replies
    self | 11/21/2004 | self
    Everyone's talking about what Congress might be able to do to fight Obama's recent executive order, but I was wondering whether any of the Red states could do something at the state level. For example, Hawaii's used to have a residency requirement for anyone who wanted to work in that state, which got thrown out because it put an unconstitutional restraint on the right of citizens to freely travel between the states. But such protection is not afforded to non-citizens. So how about a residency requirement that said only those who were qualified to work in the country - under...
  • Stairway to Safety - Climbing to the top of a 1700 foot tall tower to change a light bulb

    11/21/2014 4:33:15 PM PST · by kingattax · 27 replies
    YouTube ^ | Feb 19, 2013 | Todd Horning
    We made this video for all of the climbers in the tower industry who believe in safety. Nick Bassarab and Todd Horning from Safety One Training Inc. climb to the top of a 1700 foot tall tower to change a couple light bulbs while using 100% attachment the whole time. www.safetyoneinc.com for more information on safe climbing and work at height practices.
  • Aliens Removed or Returned: Fiscal Years 1993 TO 2013 (Obama lies)

    11/21/2014 8:12:29 AM PST · by Ray76 · 9 replies
    Aliens Removed or Returned: Fiscal Years 1993 TO 2013 Year  Removals 1 Returns 2 Total   1993 42,542 1,243,410 1,285,952     1994 45,674 1,029,107 1,074,781     1995 50,924 1,313,764 1,364,688     1996 69,680 1,573,428 1,643,108     1997 114,432 1,440,684 1,555,116     1998 174,813 1,570,127 1,744,940     1999 183,114 1,574,863 1,757,977     2000 188,467 1,675,876 1,864,343   12,290,905 2001 189,026 1,349,371 1,538,397     2002 165,168 1,012,116 1,177,284     2003 211,098 945,294 1,156,392     2004 240,665 1,166,576 1,407,241     2005 246,431 1,096,920 1,343,351     2006 280,974 1,043,381 1,324,355  ...
  • The Salvadoran town emptied by the American dream

    11/21/2014 7:43:40 AM PST · by Rusty0604 · 22 replies
    AFP via Yahoo ^ | 11/20/2014 | Maria Isabel SANCHEZ
    An eerie quiet hangs over Intipuca, a Salvadoran town ... ... a symbol of the Central American exodus to the United States. In a bid to address the influx, US President Barack Obama pledged on Thursday to overhaul America's "broken" immigration system in a controversial move that would protect millions of illegal arrivals from deportation. Back in El Salvador, Intipuca epitomizes the impact of that migratory trend. Its central square, "Emigrants Park," boasts a monument to local farmer Sigfredo Chavez, who slung his backpack over his shoulder in 1967 and headed for the United States, becoming the first Intipucan to...
  • Russia is a Lie

    11/21/2014 7:34:38 AM PST · by Krosan · 15 replies
    Die Zeit (translation) ^ | 1. October 2014 | Boris Schumatsky
    The greatest difficulty in dealing with Russia is this: Russia lies. This blanket assertion sounds like a slogan from the Cold War, and yet it's the only one that does justice to reality. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, when I was writing my first newspaper articles, I always avoided journalistic short-cuts such as "Moscow wants" or "the Kremlin claims". When I would read in those days that "the Russians are invading Chechnya" I would think of my friends in Moscow and such formulations seemed about as accurate to me as Ronald Reagan's "Evil Empire". Today not only do...
  • HE'S GIVING THEM ALL SSNs?????

    11/21/2014 5:55:30 AM PST · by originalbuckeye · 142 replies
    11/21/14 | originalbuckeye
    This will certainly collapse the SS system much more quickly than ever. Adding 5,000,000 people to the SS rolls, who HAVENT PAID INTO THE SYSTEM, is a slap in the face to hard working Americans who have been supporting this system for decades.
  • Morning With the Q&R Gang! November 21, 2014

    11/21/2014 3:04:25 AM PST · by sneakers · 17 replies
    Formerly the "Fans of Quinn and Rose Discussion" thread, our group been meeting here for six years. We still hold out hope that our favorite talk show hosts will come back on the air but, whether they do or not, our friendly group will still meet to start the day. So if you are preparing to go to work, are getting home from work - or happily retired - stop in and say mornin' and share the latest news, discuss the weather, share a recipe, or whatever!
  • My mild, well-reasoned response to Obama's Illegal Act (Vanity)

    11/20/2014 7:18:15 PM PST · by vladimir998 · 6 replies
    Youtube ^ | Many years ago | Warner Brothers
    I have more respect for Warner Brothers cartoon characters than I do for the looney tune in the White House.
  • Paterno estate gets green light to proceed with subpoenas of Penn State investigator Louis Freeh

    11/20/2014 5:24:26 PM PST · by FlJoePa · 25 replies
    pennlive ^ | 11-20-14 | Charles Thompson
    In what looks like another key turn in the battle for facts about the foundation of Penn State's Freeh Report, a Potter County judge has ordered former FBI Director Louis Freeh to start complying with former Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno's heirs' requests for its raw materials. The ruling by Judge John B. Leete comes in the Paterno estate's lawsuit against the NCAA and Penn State, which seeks to invalidate the sanctions stemming from the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Penn State's attorneys had objected to the subpoena of Freeh, arguing the work done by Freeh and...
  • Post Names of Americans Slaughtered by MS-13 Allowed to Remain in USA Thanks to Emperor Barack

    11/20/2014 2:55:43 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 28 replies
    Self | November 20, 2014 | PJ-Comix
    Today Emperor Barack, unconstrained by the constitution, will announce that he is ILLEGALLY going to allow millions of illegal aliens to remain in the USA including members of the murderous MS-13 gang. Therefore I am starting this thread to list the victims of the MS-13 gang so we can see the results of Emperor Barack's UNCONSTITUTIONAL order.
  • Congress "has not acted" on "Climate Change": Obama Believe He Has the Power to Act Unilaterally?

    11/20/2014 2:07:54 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 29 replies
    VANITY | November 20, 2014 | self
    If Obama believes he has the legal authority to unilaterally act on the "immigration" issue -- is there any issue he does not have the authority to act on?
  • Livid GOP governors threaten legal action over Obama's immigration executive order

    11/20/2014 1:55:43 PM PST · by Sons of Union Vets · 53 replies
    Mailonline ^ | Nov. 20, 2014 | Francesca Chambers
    A group of Republican governors tore into President Barack Obama on Wednesday over his forthcoming immigration directive and threatened to sue him for breaking the law. 'I would go to the courts,' Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday during an annual retreat for the party's chief executives. 'This is illegal.' Outgoing Texas Gov. Rick Perry accused Obama of 'sticking his finger into the eye of the American people' and said his state may take legal action against the president, too. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2842510/Livid-GOP-governors-threaten-legal-action-Obama-s-immigration-executive-order.html#ixzz3JeGNPmUF Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook
  • Network TV Blackout on Obama’s Amnesty Address:

    11/20/2014 10:48:09 AM PST · by Sons of Union Vets · 43 replies
    SHTFplan ^ | November 19 2014 | Mac Slavo
    Thursday evening will mark a momentous announcement from President Obama concerning his hugely controversial executive order to “shield” and otherwise legalize millions of ‘undocumented’ illegal immigrants living in the United States. But is this tide turning presidential address scheduled to be carried live on TV for all the country to witness? No. It seems that the big four networks – ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox – have all opted out of broadcasting the 15 minute speech, instead airing their November sweeps shows as scheduled in hopes of maximizing viewer ratings:
  • Wiggle-words from this Admin

    11/20/2014 6:49:09 AM PST · by originalbuckeye · 6 replies
    11/20/14 | Originalbuckeye
    Do you think most Americans recognize the manipulative words this Admin uses to influence the citizenry?
  • Morning With the Q&R Gang! November 20, 2014

    11/20/2014 3:07:07 AM PST · by sneakers · 8 replies
    Formerly the "Fans of Quinn and Rose Discussion" thread, our group been meeting here for six years. We still hold out hope that our favorite talk show hosts will come back on the air but, whether they do or not, our friendly group will still meet to start the day. So if you are preparing to go to work, are getting home from work - or happily retired - stop in and say mornin' and share the latest news, discuss the weather, share a recipe, or whatever!
  • Cops Bombed the Wrong Guys, Family Says

    11/19/2014 8:54:22 PM PST · by Altariel · 24 replies
    Courthouse News ^ | November 19, 2014 | PAT PEMBERTON
    VENTURA, Calif. (CN) - A 2-year-old boy was burned by a police smoke bomb in a terrifying "no knock" raid at the wrong home, his family claims in court. The boy's parents, Jose and Paulina Salinas, sued the City of Oxnard and its Police Department in Superior Court on Monday. **** As police approached one of the bedrooms, Paulina Salinas and her two older children told officers there was a 2-year-old in the room. Police ignored them, told them to cover their ears, and threw a smoke bomb into the room as 2-year-old Justin Salinas stood near the door.
  • Drone Footage Shows How Lake-Effect Storm Battered Upstate New York

    11/19/2014 3:08:34 PM PST · by lowbridge · 25 replies
    http://www.mrctv.org ^ | november 19, 2014 | Katie Rodriguez 
    A remarkable lake-effect snowstorm dumped six feet of snow on upstate New York Tuesday in a mid-November snowstorm dubbed "snowvember." For those unfamiliar with heavy snowstorms, this drone gives an inside look at what living in an area with heavy snow is like. The National Weather Service reported that some areas of Buffalo received six feet of snow in just a matter of hours:
  • Haunting screams caught on camera as EXORCISM performed on woman in Czech Republic church

    11/19/2014 1:57:42 PM PST · by lowbridge · 14 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | november 18, 2014
    An exorcism caught on camera, filmed through the keyhole of a church in the Czech Republic, is a genuine act, church officials confirmed. The film shows a woman said to be possessed by the devil is heard screaming as a religious 'cleansing ritual' is performed. The exorcism, carried out in a Roman Catholic Church in Vranov nad Dyji, southern Czech Republic, was secretly filmed and posted on YouTube. Daniel Trochta told local media how he sneaked up to the door after hearing the screaming to film the secret process through a keyhole of the church. He then posted the almost...
  • Daily Show lampoons Bobby Jindal’s ‘Meet The Press’ appearance

    11/19/2014 12:16:25 PM PST · by Rusty0604 · 12 replies
    The Advocate ^ | 11/18/2014 | Elizabeth Crisp
    The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart is mocking Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s position on amnesty and the threat of a government shutdown. On Monday night’s show, Stewart took aim at several Republicans who he says are being “disingenuous” in criticizing President Barack Obama’s potential use of executive action on immigration. He dismissed Jindal’s talking points on Meet The Press this weekend as “weird magic.” “It’s like watching a non-Jedi try a Jedi mind-trick,” Stewart said of Jindal’s insistence that a shutdown would be Obama’s fault. “No, we shouldn’t shut down the government, but absolutely Republicans should do everything they can to...
  • I can't believe an old man like John Boehner is in charge of the Republicans at a time like this

    I can't believe an old man like John Boehner is in charge of the Republicans at a time like this. "When I hear John Boehner speak, I can't believe a man like that is in charge of the opposition party at a time like this," Savage said to his listeners. We're fighting for everything that's sacred to us as Americans, and this is the leader we have right now? This weak, sad sack of an old man who has one foot in retirement and the other one someplace else? Meanwhile we have Obama, a vigorous young man, running interference, decimating...
  • Residents in Central California town with dry wells use portable showers during cold months

    11/19/2014 7:30:19 AM PST · by dware · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11.18.2014 | AP via Fox News
    EAST PORTERVILLE, California – Officials say residents of a California community where hundreds of home wells have run dry can now take hot showers in portable facilities set up in a church parking lot.
  • Origins of Obamacare

    11/19/2014 4:00:37 AM PST · by Ray76 · 15 replies
    Nov 19, 2014
    The Origin of Obamacare: The Organization and Their Plan Part 1   Quentin Young, Sen. Barack Obama, 2003 Quentin Young is a founding member of the Chicago-based Physicians for a National Health Program. [1][2] Young is a member of the Democratic Socialists of America [14] Peter Orris co-founded the Physicians for a National Health Program [3]. Orris was a member of Students for a Democratic Society at Harvard [4] Physicians for a National Health Program advocates single-payer national health insurance. [10] They both serve on the National Physicians Alliance Advisory Board. [5] Obama learned about single-payer health care from his...