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  • GOP operative who tried to get Clinton emails committed suicide

    07/16/2017 8:25:32 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 14 replies
    nydailynews.com ^ | 7/13/17 | Christopher Brennan
    The GOP operative who admitted reaching out to Russian hackers for Hillary Clinton’s emails killed himself days after opening up to a reporter. Peter Smith told the Wall Street Journal in May that he reached out to people he believed were affiliated with the Kremlin to find messages from the Democrat’s private server. The Journal report from late last month, which showed that he had claimed to be working with future National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, said Smith died about 10 days after the conversation.
  • Porn Star August Ames Commits Suicide after SJW Mob Condemns Her Refusal to Work with Gay Actors

    12/07/2017 2:03:51 PM PST · by Rastus · 175 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | December 7, 2017 | Charlie Nash
    Porn star August Ames was found dead of an apparent suicide Wednesday, one day after the adult actress was apparently bullied by social justice warriors on social media for explaining she would not perform in scenes alongside male actors who also perform in gay porn, due to health concerns. Ames, whose real name is Mercedes Grabowski, “died of asphyxia due to hanging” in what has been ruled as a suicide, according to Ventura County, California officials. She was 23 years old. Grabowski was bullied on Twitter after she announced her refusal to do porn scenes with gay porn actors, citing...
  • Golden Krust CEO sued for stiffing workers out of thousands in wages before committing suicide

    12/03/2017 6:20:59 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 16 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | December 3, 2017 | Stephen Rex Brown and Reuven Blau
    The owner of the Golden Krust restaurant chain who committed suicide inside his Bronx factory was being sued by a former staffer for thousands in lost wages, court records show. Robert Wray, a former maintenance staffer, sued Lowell Hawthorne in Manhattan federal court, saying he was never paid for the overtime he worked during his 11-year tenure. Wray’s lawsuit contends more than 100 other Gold Krust staffers were similarly stiffed for overtime they worked, the 15-page complaint filed on March 8 says. The case —which seeks class action status — is pending.
  • ‘Golden Krust’ CEO kills himself in Bronx factory

    12/03/2017 3:10:22 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 58 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 2, 2017 | Tina Moore and Mackenzie Lowry
    Lowell Hawthorne, who emigrated to the US from Jamaica and founded a restaurant franchise chain with 120 locations in nine states, committed suicide Saturday night in his Bronx factory. Hawthorne, 57, the CEO of Golden Krust, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, law enforcement sources said.
  • Prisoner Freed From North Korea in 2010 Dies After Being Found on Fire in San Diego

    11/21/2017 8:47:14 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | Nov 21, 2017 | Monica Garske
    Boston resident Aijalon M. Gomes, 38, captured international headlines in 2010 when he was imprisoned in North Korea for seven months; he died on Nov. 17 in San DiegoA man held captive in a North Korean prison in 2010 and freed with the help of former U.S. President Jimmy Carter died in San Diego over the weekend after being found ablaze in a field. Aijalon M. Gomes, 38, had recently relocated to San Diego from Boston. On Friday night, around 11:30 p.m., an off-duty California Highway Patrol officer was driving westbound on Pacific Highway near SeaWorld Drive when he spotted...
  • N.Korea 'Runs Naval Suicide Squads

    05/01/2010 7:32:29 PM PDT · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 8 replies · 719+ views
    The Chosun Ilbo ^ | 3/30/2010 | The Chosun Ilbo
    Former North Korean soldiers who defected to South Korea on Monday claimed "underwater suicide squads" may have been responsible for the mysterious sinking of a South Korean naval vessel on Friday. They are similar to the underwater demolition teams operated by the South Korean Navy, the defectors claimed. Recruited from the cream among North Korea's naval commandos, members of the teams are treated well but undergo brutal training. According to one high-ranking North Korean defector, the North formed suicide attack squads in each branch of the military after the country's leader Kim Jong-il said during the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq...
  • Steve Mostyn, Democratic mega-donor, dies at 46

    11/16/2017 2:04:58 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 57 replies
    CBS "News" ^ | November 16, 2017
    AUSTIN, Texas -- Democratic mega-donor Steve Mostyn, a powerful Texas trial lawyer who was among the nation's largest backers of liberal causes and candidates, died after what his wife says was "a sudden onset and battle with a mental health issue." He was 46. Amber Mostyn said Thursday that her husband died the previous day, calling him "a devoted father who adored his children and never missed any of their sporting activities." She did not confirm a cause of death but said, "If you or a loved one are thinking about suicide, or experiencing a health crisis, call the National...
  • The Ugly Truth About Sex Reassignment the Transgender Lobby Doesn’t Want You to Know

    11/11/2017 11:37:29 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 44 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | October 30, 2017 | Bruce Ashford
    Sex reassignment is as natural as being born, some in the media tell us. And many Americans are buying it. But a growing chorus of dissenters made up of physicians, researchers, and even transgender individuals is beginning to paint a far different picture of the truth. These dissenters are now coming forward to expose just how harmful gender transition and reassignment are—both medically and sociologically speaking. First, consider recent revelations about how problematic sex reassignment surgery is as a therapy for gender dysphoria. In an interview with The Telegraph, world-renowned genital reconstructive surgeon Miroslav Djordjevic said his clinics are experiencing...
  • Edwardsville man who threatened to assassinate Trump could be sentenced to prison

    11/06/2017 6:53:31 PM PST · by markomalley · 16 replies
    Belleville News Democrat ^ | 11/6/17 | Kara Berg
    An Edwardsville man who pleaded guilty to threatening to assassinate President Trump on Facebook may face up to five years in federal prison. Joseph L. Pickett published multiple posts on Facebook, threatening to “take the life of, to kidnap, and to inflict bodily harm” against Trump, according to a criminal complaint filed with the charges in June. “Before I die I want our president and congress to sign a treaty to never side with Russia or any enemy of the United States of America! If one will then that person deserves to be shot,” his post read. “Guess what Trump?...
  • Family says bullied 11-year-old told pals before killing herself

    11/03/2017 6:49:48 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 107 replies
    NY Post ^ | 11/03/2017 | Jackie Salo
    The family of a South Carolina girl who committed suicide says she shot herself because she was bullied. Toni Rivers, 11, confided to friends before her death, saying that “she just couldn’t do this anymore, and she was going home, and she was killing herself,” the family told news station WTOC. The sixth-grader reportedly returned home Oct. 25 from her Hampton County School District elementary school and shot herself. Her 14-year-old sister found her lying on her back with a gunshot wound and called 911. {..snip..}
  • Mom admits to choking, beating 10-year-old son before boy fatally stabs himself

    11/01/2017 3:40:41 PM PDT · by Morgana · 26 replies
    fox ^ | Nov. 1, 2017 | fox
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A Tennessee woman told police she used an extension cord to whip and choke her 10-year-old son as punishment before he killed himself with a kitchen knife, according to WREG. Authorities went to a home in Memphis Saturday afternoon and found Jaheim McKinzie unresponsive in an ambulance. The child, who was reportedly bleeding from his chest, was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
  • Driver killed after 12-year-old attempting suicide jumps on her car

    10/30/2017 5:15:20 AM PDT · by ETL · 32 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 29, 2017
    A 22-year-old woman was killed after a 12-year-old boy attempting suicide by jumping off an overpass in Virginia landed on her car Saturday afternoon, investigators said. Virginia State Police said Marisa Harris of Olney, Md., was driving east on Interstate 66 when the boy landed on top of her Ford Escape, WRC-TV reported. While the boy’s jump left Harris “incapacitated,” he survived and was being treated for life-threatening injuries at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Harris’ boyfriend, who was sitting in the SUV’s passenger seat, steered the car to the side of the road, police added. Harris died at the scene. Harris’...
  • ...Charged With First-Degree Murder After Allegedly Helping Friend Commit Suicide, Filming Her Death

    10/20/2017 6:18:45 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 32 replies
    May 5, 16-year-old Jchandra Brown hanged herself at a campground in Payson, Utah. Her friend Tyerell Przybycien is accused of helping her by buying the rope and tying the noose she put around her neck, and the compressed air she used to knock herself out before dying. Przybycien encouraged Brown to go through with the suicide, even providing running commentary as he recorded her last moments on video, according to court documents. Now, Przybycien, 18, is being charged with first-degree murder in her death. If convicted, he would face a minimum of 15 years in prison. Prosecutors say Brown wouldn’t...
  • Tripping Over an Inconvenient Truth for Leftists, Regarding White Privilege

    10/08/2017 7:53:38 PM PDT · by DoughtyOne · 39 replies
    My own thoughts | 10/08/2017 | Doughtyone for Free Republic
    While working on another study this afternoon, I stumbled across some figures that might be enlightening to others.  It was surprising to me. You see, I'm a member of a very special group.  Born white, male, and over 65 years of age, I'm guilty of white Privilege, (according to some people). Yes, I am hanging my head in shame, moving it from side to side.  ( /s )  How did I ever sink to this level?  Clearly there is a problem.  (Or is there?)  Can I ever atone for this?  Can you? Our white youth are considered to have an...
  • Pope, we shall “welcome immigrants with our arms open”

    09/27/2017 5:59:31 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 36 replies
    La Stampa ^ | September 27, 2017 | IACOPO SCARAMUZZ
    "Christ himself asks us to welcome our migrant and refugee brothers and sisters with open arms", Pope Francis took the occasion of the general audience in St. Peter's Square, to launch Caritas Internationalis’ campaign "Share the Journey” in support of families forced to migrate - because, Francis said, "the journey is shared by those who come to our land, and we, who are called to reach their hearts to understand them, understand their culture and language. The Pope recalled once again the opportunity of a new migration law "more pertinent to the current context".       "I am pleased to welcome the representatives...
  • Agent no longer with BLM following Burning Man probe [ Dan Love ]

    09/17/2017 9:43:47 PM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies
    KSL Broadcasting ^ | Sep 16th, 2017 | Lindsay Whitehurst
    A federal agent who had been scrutinized for his handling of rare evidence and his behavior at the counterculture Burning Man festival is no longer an employee of the Bureau of Land Management, authorities said Friday. Daniel Love, who played a command role in federal agents' 2014 standoff with Nevada rancher and states' rights figure Cliven Bundy, no longer works for the agency. .... Love still worked for the agency on Aug. 24, when a federal investigative report was released saying he handed out valuable stones known as moqui marbles to colleagues and a contractor "like candy,". The rocks are...
  • Suicide and Guns: Maryland Study Debunks Itself

    09/26/2017 4:54:41 PM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 25 September, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    As shown in the image above, many countries with extreme gun control have higher suicide rates than the United States. When criminologists showed that murder rates either dropped or remained the same when guns were more easily accessed, proponents of a disarmed society turned to suicide.Their studies about suicides “caused” by firearms ownership, tend to be junk science. Consider a recent “study” published only with the American Public Health Association. It was done about suicides in Maryland. Maryland is densely populated and has extremely strict gun control.  Only 3.5% of the suicides were in rural areas. The numbers are...
  • Gay marriage supporter who blew up the offices of ... Australian Christian Lobby... kills himself

    09/25/2017 5:00:45 AM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 14 replies
    Daily Mail (Australia/UK) ^ | 25th September 2017 | Kirby Spencer and Belinda Cleary
    A man charged with blowing up a van packed with gas cylinders outside the Canberra headquarters of the Australia Christian Lobby has committed suicide. Jaden Duong, 36, had been accused of loading the van with four bottles and ramming the offices of the anti-gay marriage group in December 2016. Officers were reportedly called to the scene of his 'non-suspicious' death around 4.30pm Sunday, the Canberra Times reports. In a statement ACT Policing said investigations are ongoing, with a report to be prepared for the coroner. Mr Duong was charged in April after allegedly driving a white van into the Australian...
  • Wisconsin suicide prevention bill would let people ban themselves from owning guns

    09/21/2017 7:16:39 AM PDT · by PROCON · 25 replies
    guns.com ^ | Sep. 21, 2017 | Andrew Shepperson
    A Wisconsin state lawmaker has proposed a bill that would let people ban themselves from owning handguns as a suicide prevention measure. The proposal, filed as LRB-3529 by Democrat Rep. Melissa Sargent, would allow people who may be at risk of suicide to ban themselves from being able to buy handguns in Wisconsin. Individuals who choose to take part in the Firearm Self-Exclusion Program would have the choice of excluding themselves from handgun purchases for one, five or 20 years, with the first year being irrevocable. “Nearly half of the suicides that occur in Wisconsin annually involve firearms,” Sargent said...
  • SUICIDE IS NEVER THE ANSWER

    09/18/2017 5:12:01 PM PDT · by randita · 50 replies
    15th Marine Expeditionary Unit ^ | 9/17/17 | 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit
    SUICIDE IS NEVER THE ANSWER. Every suicide is a tragic loss to our nation and those impacted. The family and friends left behind who must deal with the aftermath of the event and put those events in perspective, may in some cases never know why the service member or Veteran took their life. Suicide is NEVER the answer. Please reach out and ask for help. We need you. #SuicideAwarenessMonth #BeThere_Marine Visit: www.dstressline.com or call: 1-877-476-7734