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  • Tide Pod Challenge' takes serious turn for college student

    01/21/2018 6:46:58 PM PST · by LukeL · 62 replies
    WABC ^ | 1/21/2018 | Staff.
    LOGAN, Utah (WABC) -- A dangerous social media stunt took a serious turn in Utah. A college student was hospitalized after ingesting a Tide Pod. Utah State University says it happened Saturday afternoon in a dorm. There is no word on the student's condition, but she was conscious after medics put her in an ambulance.
  • Gloria Allred & Marta Kauffman On Respect Rally, Sundance Docu & Justice

    01/20/2018 6:09:25 PM PST · by dynachrome · 9 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | 1-20-18 | Dominic Patten
    A long time fighter for women’s rights and civil rights, Allred has taken on Trump, Bill Cosby and Harvey Weinstein in the past year in the courts and in the court of public opinion as allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault have instigated potentially transformative movements in Hollywood.
  • Stunning aerial pictures offer rare bird's-eye view of the American landscape

    01/18/2018 10:59:16 AM PST · by mairdie · 22 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 18 January 2018 | Jennifer Newton
    These are the stunning pictures that offer a rare bird's-eye view of the landscape across the United States. Photographer Jassen Todorov snapped the aerial images of rivers, lakes and mountains to show a different angle to American life than skyscrapers and fast food outlets. Some of the destinations that Mr Todorov has photographed from such a height include rock formations in Utah, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Tiny Islands in Florida and Yosemite National Park. He said: 'I have been exploring the US from above for the past four years - I love flying and photographing remote locations - most of...
  • Jeb Bush backs Romney for Utah Senate run

    01/16/2018 4:15:24 AM PST · by Zakeet · 62 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 15, 2018 | Olivia Beavers
    Former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-Fla.) on Monday threw his support behind former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, who is reportedly weighing a Senate run in Utah. Bush's endorsement on Twitter comes shortly after Romney criticized President Trump for reportedly describing African nations, Haiti and El Salvador as "shithole countries" during a meeting with lawmakers on immigration reform last week.
  • Donald Trump Responds to Mitt Romney: ‘Had His Chance,’ ‘Choked Like a Dog’

    06/11/2016 12:22:36 PM PDT · by orchestra · 56 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/11/2016 | Alex Swoyer
    Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump responded to the most recent attack from 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney on Saturday morning on Twitter, saying Romney calling Trump racist is untrue.
  • Mitt Romney’s roof-riding dog Seamus will be focus of new super PAC

    04/01/2012 11:47:56 AM PDT · by Mozilla · 33 replies
    boston.com ^ | 3/2812 | Glen Johnson
    Seamus the Irish Setter is getting his own super PAC. Politico reported today Democrat Bob McDevitt has filed paperwork to launch the super PAC Animal Lovers Against Romney. It will tell the tale, first publicized by the Globe, of Mitt Romney’s decision to put his dog in a kennel attached to his station wagon roof for a family trip from Massachusetts to Canada. McDevitt told Politico his goal is to “get the message out just how callous in temperament Mitt Romney is.” The group’s website, www.mittismean.org, is being launched next week. The super PAC, meanwhile, is aiming Internet ads at...
  • Santorum Team Doggedly Resurrects Romney’s Seamus Tale (Mitt's Cruelty to Animals)

    03/19/2012 5:26:00 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 45 replies
    ABC News ^ | 3/19/12 | Amy Bingham
    Seamus the Irish setter may have died years ago, but the now-infamous story of his rooftop ride has been more firmly cemented into the narrative of the 2012 campaign than his retaliatory excrement was plastered to the back window of the Romney family station wagon during that fateful trip 20 years ago. The Santorum campaign has referenced Mitt Romney’s treatment of his dog Seamus four times over the past week as an anecdote that purportedly calls into question the former governor’s character. -snip- “If you can’t be nice to your dog, who are you going to be nice to?”
  • Liberal Media Rips Romney For "Torturing" His Dog

    01/15/2012 10:39:38 PM PST · by ElIguana · 19 replies
    America's Conservative News ^ | 01/15/2012 | America's Conservative News
    As Michael Buffer, one of America's most famous ringside boxing announcers would say: "Let's get ready to rumble." Forget the "substantive" allegations of "flip-flops" on Amnesty for illegal aliens or single-payer health care, or even the less substantive accusations of "vulture capitalism." If you want real proof the campaign season is in full swing and that the poop (pun intended) is about to hit the fan, look no further than the recent resurrection of allegations of animal abuse against Mitt Romney.
  • More Mitt and the Mutt

    06/29/2007 6:31:13 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 27 replies · 863+ views
    Time ^ | June 29, 2007 | Ana Marie Cox
    Yesterday, Mitt told Pittsburgh reporters that Seamus the Setter "loved" his 12 hour open-air thrill ride on top of the family station wagon and that he "liked fresh air." If all the Romneys express their love for fresh air the same way as Seamus, I think his administration might have a more immediate enivornmental pollution problem than global warming on its, uhm, hands. Also this explains why the Gov has no problem with waterboarding, no matter if the detainees react in a similar Seamus-ian way. It's like a refreshing swim! RELATED: The Romney family pets turn to God in their...
  • Mitt Returns to Bash Trump (My Title)

    01/15/2018 7:13:36 AM PST · by usafa92 · 42 replies
    Mitt Romney Facebook ^ | 1/15/2018 | Mitt Romney
    “The poverty of an aspiring immigrant’s nation of origin is as irrelevant as their race. The sentiment attributed to POTUS is inconsistent with America’s history and antithetical to American values. May our memory of Dr. King buoy our hope for unity, greatness, and “charity for all.”
  • Romney ties his dog to the roof of his car in an airtight kennel?! (And laughs about it: VIDEO)

    01/07/2012 4:58:27 PM PST · by BagCamAddict · 102 replies
    You Tube / Fox News ^ | 12-14-11 | Levernius
    Watch the video. Romney laughs almost the entire video. Although it was against the law to transport people or animals on top of vehicles, Romney's excuse was that he didn't know about the law. Nevermind the fact that the dog had diarrhea in the kennel during the trip.
  • Romney's Treatment of Family Dog On 1983 Vacation Becomes [2008 Campaign] Issue

    06/30/2007 9:23:48 AM PDT · by hardback · 77 replies · 1,270+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | Friday, June 29, 2007 06:31 PM | James F. Smith
    The Globe's disclosure this week that Mitt Romney put his Irish setter into a dog carrier on the roof of his station wagon for a 12-hour trip to Ontario in 1983 has become a surprising flashpoint in the presidential campaign. TIME.com has been flooded with more than 200 comments from readers complaining of animal cruelty, YouTube viewers have posted videos, and hundreds of blogs are brimming with opinions. For some, the story has become an occasion to consider larger issues of ethics and animal abuse. Romney, who has built an image as a strong manager, is now facing concerns about...
  • Did Mitt Romney abuse his own dog? "Romney's Cruel Canine Vacation" Is he insane?

    12/30/2011 8:18:17 PM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 49 replies · 2+ views
    http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1638065,00.html | Just because Karl Rove is a creep
    Go ahead. Follow the link to the actual news story in the (sorry excuse for the ) "news" magazine Time. I'm not saying Mitt Romney abused his own dog. Decide for yourself. "Romney's Cruel Canine Vacation"
  • 'Crate-Gate' Plot Twist: Did Seamus Run Away? (Romney's car roof dog)

    02/01/2012 8:57:13 AM PST · by wolfman23601 · 21 replies
    The Atlantic Wire ^ | 1/31/2012 | Eric Randall
    PolitickerNY has a report out Tuesday that Seamus, the dog Romney famously put on the roof of the car when the family drove to Canada in 1983, may have actually run away once the Romneys reached the Great White North. As any Gail Collins readers will know by now, a 2004 Boston Globe story revealed that Mitt Romney strapped his dog's crate to the roof of the family car, terrifying the pooch in the process. Though it was intended as an illustration of Romney's quirky crisis-management, pet lovers everywhere have let it live on as evidence of candidate's cruelty. PolitckerNY's...
  • Mitt Romney’s biggest backer wants him to jump into Senate race [The Wife]

    01/10/2018 11:16:45 AM PST · by C19fan · 23 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | January 10, 2018 | Matt Viser
    As Mitt Romney considers whether to run for an open US Senate seat in Utah, the person who can most influence him is encouraging him to get into the race: his wife, Ann. Ann Romney — a confidante for nearly all of Romney’s adult life and frequent catalyst for his political ambitions — is fully supporting a campaign for Senate, another strong indicator he will run, according to four people close to the Romneys. Her own battle with multiple sclerosis is not a major factor, with all signs indicating that her health remains strong, the people said.
  • Why Romney's 'dog on car roof' story makes him unfit to be president

    01/14/2012 10:48:30 AM PST · by Utmost Certainty · 123 replies · 3+ views
    Fox News ^ | January 13, 2012 | Lanny Davis
    It might be unseemly to bring this up just as Mitt Romney celebrates his win in New Hampshire on Tuesday night and seems to be a strong front-runner for the GOP nomination. But the story of his putting his dog in a carrier on his car roof for a 12-hour family trip is spreading again on the Internet and disturbs me the more I learn about it. And I am betting the more it gets out, the more votes Romney loses — red, blue and purple. When, in a campaign debate, Romney opposed allowing a non-documented worker who has lived...
  • Story From Romney’s Past Prompts Protest at Dog Show

    02/14/2012 1:25:08 PM PST · by Cincinna · 82 replies
    The New York Times ^ | February 14 2012 | EMMA G. FITZSIMMONS
    Mitt Romney may have a new constituency to worry about: dogs and dog lovers. The group “Dogs Against Romney” held a protest outside the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Tuesday afternoon to bring attention to the story of how 25 years ago, Mr. Romney drove from Boston to Canada on vacation with his dog, Seamus, in a carrier strapped to the roof of the family station wagon — a tale that political commentators and opponents have seized on it as a window into Mr. Romney’s character. About a dozen people stood outside Madison Square Garden with...
  • 2,000 7-Eleven customers possibly exposed to hepatitis A in Utah

    01/09/2018 8:36:38 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 11 replies
    (CNN)Health officials in Salt Lake County, Utah, are warning residents that an estimated 2,000 of them could have been exposed to hepatitis A at a local 7-Eleven convenience store. People who visited the location in West Jordan between December 26 and January 3 could be at risk if they used a restroom in the store or consumed certain food items, according to the Salt Lake County Health Department. "The possible hepatitis A exposure occurred when an infected employee worked while ill and potentially handled certain items in the store," the department said on Sunday. The case is believed to be...
  • Republicans who won't be coming back to Congress after 2018 midterm elections

    01/08/2018 9:37:06 PM PST · by ransomnote · 13 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | January 8, 2018 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    Sen. Orrin Hatch, the longest-serving Senate Republican, announced on Jan. 2 that he would not seek re-election – ending weeks of speculation to the contrary. Hatch, an 83-year-old from Utah, said he would retire at the end of his term. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., also announced the same day that he would not seek re-election. Shuster, 56, told the Washington Examiner that he hopes to work with President Trump on an infrastructure bill before he retires. Multiple Republican lawmakers have already announced that they would not return to Washington after 2018. In general, fall retirement announcements are nothing new. On...
  • Is Mitt the Next McCain?

    01/07/2018 5:44:40 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 63 replies
    Usnews.com ^ | 1/5/18 | David Catanese
    With Sen. John McCain in the twilight of his career, the 2012 GOP presidential nominee sees a coming void in the Trump era. As he's expressed his desire to join the U.S. Senate, Mitt Romney has privately revealed that a driving purpose of his service would be to emulate a former rival and fellow foiled Republican presidential nominee: Sen. John McCain. "There's got to be somebody who can stand up to the president," Romney told members of the Utah congressional delegation in recent weeks, according to a person with knowledge of his comments. "Who's going to stand up to Trump?"