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  • King of gonzo blasts off one last time

    08/19/2005 10:20:13 PM PDT · by cambridge · 23 replies · 1,308+ views
    He lived by the gun and he died by the gun. Now the late writer Hunter S Thompson, who shot himself in February, is to be blasted from a cannon from the back garden of his home in the hills of Aspen, Colorado. Thompson's ashes have been packed into firework casings and will be dispersed today from 34 different shells fired from a gun barrel mounted on top of a 150-foot high monument. Article continues The monument, in the form of a clenched fist made symmetrical by the addition of a second thumb, is modelled on Thompson's gonzo logo. "We...
  • The Trump tweet 'don't be afraid of Covid' is a betrayal of my father's memory

    10/06/2020 1:11:32 PM PDT · by Wally_Kalbacken · 87 replies
    NBC NEWS ^ | 10/6/2020 | Kristin Urquiza
    I woke up panicked early Saturday morning: I couldn't smell. I immediately sprung out of bed, terrified I had contracted Covid-19 from President Donald Trump and his supporters after sitting only 15 feet away from them at the debate in Cleveland last week, where I was a guest of former Vice President Joe Biden.
  • Ivey extends Alabama's mask order

    07/29/2020 9:19:18 AM PDT · by Quilla · 59 replies ^ | July 29, 2020 | Ty West
    Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has extended the state's mask order through Aug. 31, as the state continues to combat the spread of Covid-19. The order requires masks or face-coverings to be worn when people are within six feet of someone from a different household in indoor spaces that are open to the public, vehicles operated by transportation services and outdoor public spaces where 10 or more people are gathered. It also specifies that masks are required in schools and colleges, where possible, for employees and students in second grade and above The extended order comes as Covid-19 case counts and...
  • Radio Host Suspended for Denying He Had ‘White Privilege’ Reinstated

    07/03/2020 9:40:43 AM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies ^ | 7/3/2020 | Jack Montgomery
    An Isle of Man radio host suspended for denying he had “white privilege” had been reinstated after the Free Speech Union went to bat for him. Man, which is technically neither part of the United Kingdom nor a British Overseas Territory like the Falkland Islands but a semi-independent Crown Dependency tied to the British government through its historic relationship with the British Crown, was home to fewer than 200 people who identified as Black/Black British when its 2011 census was taken, along with 1,624 people who identified as Asian/Asian British, 354 people who identified as Other, and 748 people who...
  • The comedy team of David Janssen and Tim Conway 1965 - Exclusive NEW TO YOUTUBE

    04/26/2020 6:16:42 PM PDT · by Wiz-Nerd · 11 replies
    Youtube ^ | June 24, 2018 | TV Video
    Straight man David Janssen interviews prison warden Tim Conway. Yes, prison warden...some fugitives DID get caught and put in the pokey! The Fugitive meets McHale's Navy (February 1965). "Hollywood Palace" was ABC's answer to "The Ed Sullivan Show," with the extra gimmick of having guest hosts each week. The Spookylorre channel has original content and also preserves rarities from entertainment history. On items not in public domain, participating copyright owners are always monetized.
  • Washington, Oregon and California announce Western States Pact

    04/13/2020 1:25:28 PM PDT · by hoagy62 · 106 replies
    Office of the Governor ^ | 4/13/20 | Office of the Governor
    Today, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced an agreement on a shared vision for reopening their economies and controlling COVID-19 into the future. Joint statement from the governors: COVID-19 has preyed upon our interconnectedness. In the coming weeks, the West Coast will flip the script on COVID-19 – with our states acting in close coordination and collaboration to ensure the virus can never spread wildly in our communities. We are announcing that California, Oregon and Washington have agreed to work together on a shared approach for reopening our economies – one that...
  • Vegans starved 18-month-old boy to death

    11/18/2019 5:04:02 PM PST · by rickmichaels · 42 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | Nov. 18, 2019 | Brad Hunter
    Vegan fanatics in Florida starved their toddler to death by feeding him a diet of just raw fruits and veggies. Cops say that Sheila O’Leary, 35, and Ryan O’Leary, 30, face charges of manslaughter and child neglect in the Sept. 27 death of their 18-month-old son. According to the Fort Myers News-Press, the baby weighed just 17 pounds when he died on Sept. 27. Sheila O’Leary called 911 reporting that her boy was cold and not breathing. Her hubby reportedly made efforts to resuscitate the boy but became desperate when those efforts failed. The malnourished boy was pronounced dead at...
  • Bishop Schneider Condemns Pachamama

    10/27/2019 10:56:46 AM PDT · by blackpacific · 59 replies
    lifesitenews ^ | 10-26-2019 | Diane Montagna
    .... 1. “You shall have no other gods before Me,” says the Lord God, as the first of the commandments (Ex 20:3). Delivered originally to Moses and the Hebrew people, this command remains valid for all people and all times, as God tells us: “You shall not carve idols for yourselves in the shape of anything in the sky above or on the earth below or in the waters beneath the earth; you shall not bow down before them or worship them” (Ex 20:4-5). .... The following words of the Second Council of Nicaea are fully applicable to all churchmen,...
  • Ocasio-Cortez Appears On 'The Price Is Right,' Guesses Everything Is Free {SATIRE]

    04/15/2019 7:50:58 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 13 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | April ?, 2019 | Babylon Bee
    HOLLYWOOD, CA—Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was pumped to attend a taping of The Price Is Right in Hollywood this week. The special guest introduced herself as a U.S. representative and rising star of the Democratic Party. Things got interesting when the game began and every time it was her turn to estimate the price of an item her answer was "free." Items included a set of Italian leather handbags, an all expenses paid trip to the Bahamas, and a brand new 2019 BMW 330i, at all of which Ocasio-Cortez shouted, "FREE!" When host Drew Carey asked if Ocasio-Cortez understood the game's...
  • Modern Intellectuals' Affinity for Nonsense

    12/01/2018 9:25:06 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 11 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 1 Dec, 2018 | Anthony J. DeBlasi
    It’s a truism that things are not always what they appear to be, often making it difficult to acquire needed information and knowledge. Why then do many who could help us – such as academics, intellectuals, even artists – frequently encumber their messages with nonsense? Wonderland may have been a mind-expanding experience for Alice but when she returned from her adventures she didn’t start calling a spade a club. Analysts, journalists, artists and other professionals, who don’t look at things as they are but pursue a “message” that isn’t there, are apt to invent curious substitutes for reality and engage...
  • Are we not witnessing the real danger of 'moderates' in an age of purposed turmoil?

    09/29/2018 10:46:11 AM PDT · by MHGinTN · 9 replies
    Freerepublic ^ | 9/29/2018 | MHGinTN
    Most Freepers wonder when they seek Collins or Murkowski or the thnkfully exited from the scene McCain allow demonrat character assassination to direct their votes in Congress. Why do they do it and still claim to be Republicans? Lots of reasons can be cited, not the least of which is 'holding out for special funding in omnibus bills. But there is a deeper reason and it is directly connected to the character or lack thereof for each of these wishy washy fools. Below is the text of what I would write in a letter to these demonrat enablers, if the...
  • New Intellectual Froglegs

    05/17/2018 7:18:59 PM PDT · by Company Man · 20 replies
    Intellectual ^ | 5/17/18 | Joe Dan Gorman
    Banned at Youtube (for no damn reason except liberal hate); you'll need to watch this at Joe Dan's web site, intellectual
  • Q Anon: (3/24/18) FRiendly Freeper Collaboration

    03/24/2018 10:04:41 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 2,382 replies ^ | 3/24/2018 | FReepers, vanity
    This thread is a friendly collaborative place for FReepers to analyze information and share opinons. FReepers have a wide variety of reasons for investigating Q Anon content; this is not the appropriate place to criticize or badger those who choose to use some of their time in this manner. I plan to post one thread at a time and ping new drops posted to it. When I post each (new) thread, the prior thread is retired. If you are new to Q Anon, the three links below provide overviews to help answer the questions, "Who is Q?" and "Why...
  • Top Democratic Donor Tom Steyer Demands Trump Impeachment Inquiry

    06/10/2017 11:11:58 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    NewsMax ^ | June 10, 2017 | Sandy Fitzgerald
    Key Democratic Party donor Tom Steyer is calling on lawmakers to begin an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, saying that already, the facts "exceed standards for presidential impeachment for obstruction of justice" drafted against Presidents Richard Nixon in 1974 and Bill Clinton in 1998. In his letter to Congress, published through Medium, Friday, Steyer, whose superPAC NextGen Climate Action spent about $100 million in the 2016 election, said the "clear and undisputed" facts being exposed call for an "immediate impeachment inqury" by the House.....
  • TRENDING: Universities teach students and employees to yell ‘Ouch!’ when they are offended

    03/16/2017 8:59:45 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 52 replies
    The College Fix ^ | March 16, 2017 | William Nardi
    University of Arizona wants to ‘maximize free speech in the classroom’ The correct way to tell a classmate he said something offensive is to say “ouch,” and his correct response, “oops.” The University of Arizona’s College of Humanities is offering such “suggestions” to faculty in a new 20-page handbook titled Diversity and Inclusiveness in the Classroom, credited to Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence Jesús Treviño.
  • RCMP allows Muslim women Mounties to wear hijab

    08/24/2016 1:57:37 PM PDT · by 2nd amendment mama · 45 replies ^ | 8/24/2016 | Kathleen Harris
    New policy aims to better reflect diverse communities and recruit more Muslim officers The Mounties have adopted a new uniform policy to allow female Muslim officers to wear the hijab.Scott Bardsley, spokesman for Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, confirmed that RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson recently approved an addition to the uniform policy to allow women officers to wear the head scarf "if they so choose." Guide to Muslim headressMounties work to recruit more Inuit officers "The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is a progressive and inclusive police service that values and respects persons of all cultural and religious backgrounds," Bardsley said in an email.Male members of the Sikh...
  • Democrat Debate [Live thread]

    10/13/2015 2:55:19 PM PDT · by EQAndyBuzz · 1,557 replies
    Self | 10/15/2015 | EQAndyBuzz
    Might as well open a thread on this. This is going to be good.
  • A Meditation on the Sins of the Intellect

    04/09/2015 8:22:13 AM PDT · by Salvation · 131 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 04-08-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    A Meditation on the Sins of the Intellect By: Msgr. Charles PopeWhen I was in the seminary, my Moral Theology Professor, Fr. Robert Zylla (R.I.P.), encouraged us to meditate on the sins of the intellect during the third sorrowful mystery (The Crowning with Thorns). In his years of teaching he had surely witnessed the intellectual pride that could beset theologians and seminary students who figured they knew a few things. And added to this human tendency to intellectual pride was the rather prideful sense of the 20th century that we had somehow “come of age.” Dissent from church teaching was rampant and...
  • Man who shot Ronald Reagan ‘walks free’: John Hinckley Jr allowed day release

    05/04/2014 3:27:46 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 84 replies ^ | March 16, 2014
    THE MAN who shot President Ronald Reagan is allowed to spend 17 days on release from a psychiatric hospital each month under a new court ruling, writes Mike Parker in Los Angeles. The freedom given to failed assassin John Hinckley Jr, which includes permission to drive to his mother’s house, has sparked a storm in the US and shocked former First Lady Nancy, 92. Hinckley, now 58, fired a hail of bullets at the late president in March 1981, in Washington, seriously wounding him. Three others were badly hurt including press secretary James Brady, now 73.
  • Q&A: Gay Marriage Debate Takes a Step Forward in Vietnam

    11/04/2013 7:17:19 AM PST · by steelhead_trout · 6 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | November 4, 2013 | Vu Trong Khanh and Nguyen Anh Thu
    HANOI – Gay and lesbian couples in Vietnam may soon be allowed to hold relationship ceremonies, as the country’s lawmakers begin a debate that gay-rights advocates and their allies hope could one day lead the country to permit same-sex marriage. When the amendment was first proposed by the Justice Ministry in May 2012 it was unclear just what form it would take. And while the amendment currently being debated is a long way from hopes that gay marriage would officially be recognized, or would lead to equal rights for gay couples, activists say is a step in the right direction....