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  • Elizabeth Warren Drop Out of Race - Back to Hitting the Bottle like Kramer

    03/12/2020 3:43:35 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 5 replies
    Encore Eddie 2 ^ | 12/3/20 | Elizabeth Warren
    (Seinfeld Parody)
  • Woe is Elizabeth Warren’s staff after their candidate bails

    03/05/2020 11:16:54 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 71 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 5 Mar 2020 | Hilary Chabot
    Woebegone Elizabeth Warren staffers — heartbroken and adrift after the Cambridge Democrat tearily ended her presidential campaign Thursday following on ignominious Super Tuesday showing — cried, drank, sought comfort dogs and made personal fundraising pitches as they faced sudden unemployment. “Does anyone in Logan Square have a pug that I can hang out with,” tweeted Morgan Sperry, an organizer for Warren, just as news broke that Warren would leave the race. “Feels like someone should’ve put the liquor store and bar down the street on notice this AM,” Warren’s national political director Rebecca Pearcey tweeted.
  • Tribe suing beer companies for alcohol problems

    02/09/2012 5:19:31 PM PST · by ColdOne · 105 replies · 1+ views ^ | 2/9/12 | AP
    LINCOLN, Neb. – An American Indian tribe sued some of the world's largest beer makers Thursday, claiming they knowingly contributed to devastating alcohol-related problems on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota said it is demanding $500 million in damages for the cost of health care, social services and child rehabilitation caused by chronic alcoholism on the reservation, which encompasses some of the nation's most impoverished counties. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court of Nebraska also targets four beer stores in Whiteclay, a Nebraska town near the reservation's border that, despite having only...
  • Kennedy Blames Accident on Sleep Medicine

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

    03/01/2006 11:08:15 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 19 replies · 677+ views
    A driver who was allegedly drunk when he struck and killed a California Highway Patrol officer last weekend pleaded innocent to vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, authorities said. Domingo Esqueda, 20, could face up to 16 years in prison if convicted of killing motorcycle officer John Bailey, 36, who was married and had four children. Esqueda was arraigned Tuesday in San Bernardino County Superior Court in Victorville. Authorities say Bailey was driving home to Adelanto Saturday night when he pulled over another motorist for investigation of drunk driving on Interstate 15 near Hesperia. Bailey was talking with the motorist on the...
  • Native Americans Mourn Loss of Land With "Unthanksgiving" Rite

    11/24/2005 5:13:54 PM PST · by lainie · 320 replies · 5,864+ views
    Netscape News via Drudge ^ | 11/24/2005 | AFP
    ALCATRAZ ISLAND, United States (AFP) - A tribal chant rose from a thousands-strong prayer circle on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay as Native Americans held a sunrise "Unthanksgiving Day" ceremony. "What we call it is Unthanksgiving," Bear Lincoln of the Wailikie Tribe told AFP as he waved burning sage to purify the area and ward off evil spirits. "It was the saddest day for us. It was a big mistake for us to help the Pilgrims survive that first winter. They betrayed us once they got their strength." Traditional Thanksgiving feasting in the United States is a tribute to...
  • Tesuque Judge's 4th DWI a Felony (fire water)

    02/15/2005 10:23:46 PM PST · by ambrose · 1 replies · 290+ views
    Tuesday, February 15, 2005 Tesuque Judge's 4th DWI a Felony By Jeremy Pawloski Journal Northern Bureau SANTA FE— Tesuque Pueblo Tribal Judge David J. Tapia, 45, was arrested Feb. 4 on a felony DWI charge, "his fourth or subsequent arrest for DWI," according to court records. Tapia, reached for comment at Tesuque Tribal Court on Monday afternoon, referred comment to the pueblo governor's office. The Tesuque tribal governor could not be reached for comment Monday. Santa Fe Deputy Police Chief Eric Johnson said Monday that it is his understanding that the David J. Tapia who was arrested Feb. 4 in...
  • Tecumseh's Curse and the Death of President Bush (Tinfoil hat Alert)

    Tecumseh’s Curse There was a deep mystical tradition among the Shawnee Indians of the Ohio valley, embodied in the teachings and practices of a sage called "the Prophet," emboldened by his brother, the great Chief Tecumseh. Tecumseh felt that all Indians were one people, and insisted that only with the consent of all — could land rightly be ceded by or purchased from an individual tribe. For several years, he successfully journeyed from tribe to tribe, working with Indians of all sections to secure their cooperation in this great work of unification. Tecumseh was a daring visionary -- a powerful...
  • Florida Man Charged After Moonshine Fire

    12/15/2003 8:51:32 AM PST · by stainlessbanner · 27 replies · 920+ views
    wftv ^ | 15-dec-2003
    Luis Manuel Orama says he just wanted to make a little homemade moonshine for Christmas. But the Lee County Sheriff's Office says a wood-burning fire used in the fermentation process got out of control late Thursday, engulfing the outdoor still and spreading to his detached garage with three vehicles inside. Orama, 52, was charged with second-degree arson and possession of a still to manufacture liquor. He told investigators he was making moonshine for Christmas. Authorities said the fire caused about $50,000 in damages, but no one was hurt. Investigators later found several propane tanks behind the garage and empty jugs,...
  • Jim Beam Distillery is Ablaze!

    08/04/2003 1:55:34 PM PDT · by Old Sarge · 197 replies · 809+ views
    Wave3News ^ | 08/04/2003 | Breaking
    (BARDSTOWN, Ky., August 4th, 2003, 4:30 pm) -- The massive wooden structure was ablaze and firefighters were focused on three nearby warehouses, said Bardstown City Administrator Larry Green. "Only one of them is on fire and they're working to make sure that it stays that way and to contain the burning whisky that's coming out of that warehouse," Green said

    01/03/2003 8:03:20 AM PST · by PRO 1 · 128 replies · 792+ views
    Albuquerque Journal ^ | Jan 3, 03 | Chris Ramirez
    2 Men Face Multiple Charges Two transients face charges of opening fire on a uniformed Albuquerque police officer stopped in his squad car at a South Broadway traffic light. (January 3) Officer Kevin Kees was not hit in the Wednesday afternoon shooting and helped chase down the suspects before they could get away. Martin Perez, 25, and Ismael Perea, 27, remained at the Bernalillo County Detention Center on Thursday after failing to post bail... ... The passenger of the car stuck his hand out the window and pointed a small silver handgun at Kees and fired several shots... ..."We can't...