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  • Horrific moment group of four teenage boys and three girls beat elderly man, 73, to death with a traffic cone while they film it in Philadelphia

    07/08/2022 3:01:42 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 160 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 8, 2022 | Horrific moment group of four teenage boys and three girls beat elderly man, 73, to death with a tra
    Philadelphia police released shocking video of seven teens beating James Lambert Jr., 73, with a traffic cone, who died from the injuries he sustained The video shows four boys and three girls chasing after the elderly man in the middle of the street as they hurl the makeshift weapon at him Police are offering a $20,000 reward for information on the seven teens It's the latest in a string of violent crimes plaguing the City of Brotherly Love, where two officers were shot and injured on the Fourth of July Overall crime in Philadelphia is up by more than 25...
  • Congratulations, Dummies: You Canceled the First Black Oscar Winner

    07/02/2020 6:22:46 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 32 replies
    Now that we’re in the book-burning stage of the revolution, Black Lives Matter has managed to cancel one of the most historically significant films in American history. And in doing so, they have all but erased the film career of the first black Oscar winner. Nice going, idiots! What’s your next trick going to be? Burning down all the grocery stores in black neighborhoods? Oh, wait… During the ongoing streaming wars that have been happening under the radar, entertainment companies are gobbling up the rights to classic films. Each company hopes that its exclusive content will be enough reason for...
  • Les Moonves Had Employee On Call For Oral Sex

    12/31/2018 8:28:10 AM PST · by subterfuge · 57 replies
    CBS ^ | TMZ
    Didn't see this posted. Hope the link works.
  • Mark Levin hopes CNN debate hosts will ask this Trump question in the debate tonight

    09/16/2015 8:41:41 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 80 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 9-16-2015 | Mark Levin
    On last night’s show Mark Levin was explaining how the Republican establishment has always gone after non-establishment candidates, pointing out how they tried to brutalize Reagan just as they’ve tried to brutalize Cruz and now Trump. And the latest is that Bill Kristol is now trashing Trump, saying that he’d rather support a third party candidate than Trump as the nominee. So deep into his monologue on the topic, Levin mused that the CNN debate hosts should ask more nuanced version of the Republican nominee question Bret Baier asked in the Fox News debate, and they should ask it of...
  • American train-attack heroes tell how they foiled gunman...after he sliced off one of their thumbs

    08/24/2015 8:14:43 AM PDT · by Half Vast Conspiracy · 53 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 23 August 2015 | Nick Fagge
    A heroic US airman told tonight for the first time how he and his childhood friends brought down a gunman intent on massacring the passengers of the Amsterdam to Paris express train. Spencer Stone revealed how he woke from a deep sleep to see a man holding an assault rifle and that it 'looked like it was jammed and it wasn't working'. Speaking for the first time about his crucial role in thwarting the terrorist attack in northern France in Friday he said the trio decided they had to 'do something or die'.
  • Popular Florida eatery tells vet ‘his kind’ not welcome; backlash follows (VIDEO)

    06/12/2014 8:28:35 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 42 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | June 12 2014 | Tom Tillison
    An eatery in South Florida bit off more than it could chew when a veteran was told “his kind” was not welcome. Robert Thompson, a 20-year Navy vet who served in Iraq, visited the Old Key Lime House in Lantana, Fla., on Saturday and was told to remove a leather vest because they do not allow “gangs or colors” at the restaurant, WPTV reported. The vest was covered with patches associated with his military service, such as a large patch depicting his affiliation with American Legion Post 180, according to the local NBC affiliate. A ‘porpoise’ driven life? Woman has...
  • Let's put this to bed. We have bigger fish to fry.

    04/27/2012 4:56:50 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2,337 replies
    April 27, 2012 | 2ndDivisionVet
    Everyone please send whatever you are able to, whether it is $10, $100 or $1,000+. The DUmmies, Morons, Kos Kiddies and that crew are laughing up their sleeves. Jim may have to make this site members only or allow ads. Better for us to just help with what we can. Maybe you can donate as a memorial for a lost loved one, a servicemember who never made it home or was disabled defending our country. Perhaps you'd like to give to keep free discussion alive and to show them that we're not knuckling under. I'm sure a well thought out...
  • Public outraged by Phoenix man's euthanized cat

    12/28/2011 6:58:45 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 99 replies
    AP ^ | 12/28/2011
    <p>PHOENIX (AP) — Some outraged donors are threatening to pull their support for the Humane Society after it euthanized the beloved cat of a former heroin addict hours after he brought it in for medical treatment.</p> <p>The Arizona Republic reports ( ) that Daniel Dockery's 9-month-old cat, Scruffy, was put down not because of cuts it got from a fence but because the 49-year-old Phoenix man couldn't immediately pay $400 for its care.</p>
  • Principal Charged With Having Sex With Student Inside Office (male principal---male student)

    03/25/2011 3:23:10 PM PDT · by Liz · 101 replies ^ | 3/25/11 | WPIX NEWSROOM
    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. Assistant school principal Jose Martinez who recently resigned from his post was arrested and charged Friday with sexually abusing a 14-year-old student, officials announced Friday. According to authorities, Jose Martinez is accused of having "ongoing courses of manual and oral sex" with the male student between March 2010 and June 2010, inside his middle school office. Martinez, 37, has been charged with one count of second-degree criminal sexual act, officials announced at a morning press conference. New Rochelle Police Capt. Joseph Schaller told reporters Martinez was arrested Thursday at his home in Brentwood, Long Island. He remains...
  • Vanity on Keeping Christmas out of Christmas

    12/01/2010 12:35:15 PM PST · by Yaelle · 62 replies
    my experience | 12/1/2010 | self
    Last night I went into Cost Plus for some imported candy treats for the kids. I've also been seeking Chanukah wrapping paper, which is nowhere to be found in stores this year. I noticed that they had a huge section in the middle of the store under the sign "Holiday Wrap." As I perused the many bins, I found that every single roll of wrapping paper had Christmas themes or colors. What was the original intent of transforming Christmas into the generic "holidays?" Wasn't it to not exclude the other religions who might possibly be celebrating Chanukah, Eid, Kwanzaa, or...
  • McDonald discussion [SCOTUS 2nd A case]

    03/02/2010 7:52:21 AM PST · by ctdonath2 · 82 replies · 2,029+ views
    There's a lot of interest in the McDonald case's oral arguments happening right now.
  • Coloring Outside the Lines [The New York Archdiocese has an unusual new weapon against child abuse]

    03/25/2008 10:40:28 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 2 replies · 189+ views
    Newsweek ^ | Dec 1, 2007 | Jessica Bennett
    Angelic Advice: A new comic book warns children against being alone in a closed room with an adult After years of humiliating sexual-abuse scandals, Roman Catholic Church officials are trying harder than ever to convince parishioners that they're doing everything they can to prevent such tragedies from happening again. That means public education, training programs and—in the New York Archdiocese—a surprisingly direct, abuse-themed coloring book for kids that's being sent to parishioners across the area. At first glance, "Being Friends, Being Safe, Being Catholic" is what you'd expect from a Christian handout: lessons in loving thy neighbor and knowing we're...
  • The Culture of Death is Heroin

    03/26/2008 5:17:23 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 18 replies · 692+ views
    Center for Bioethics and Culture Network ^ | 3/26/08 | Wesley J. Smith
    The culture of death is like heroin: Once you start to mainline, it is never enough. Consider the experience of the Netherlands. When euthanasia was quasi-legalized there by court order in 1973, access to mercy killing and assisted suicide were supposed to be limited to the very few. The killing would all be governed by euthanasia guidelines that, the Dutch people were assured, would protect against abuse. These included repeated requests, a lingering desire for death, second medical opinions, and a requirement that euthanasia was the only way to eliminate severe pain or suffering. It hasn't turned out that way,...
  • The Disgrace of Liberalism

    03/27/2008 2:00:04 AM PDT · by kingattax · 38 replies · 1,298+ views
    American Thinker ^ | March 27, 2008 | J.R. Dunn
    2008 marks the end of liberalism as a governing force in the same way that 1968 marked the end of liberalism as a political doctrine. American liberals spent the '60s seeing their programs and policies collapse one after the other. The War on Crime, the War on Poverty, civil rights legislation, Vietnam, all were either unmitigated disasters or textbook examples of the law of unintended consequences. The Democrats went into the 1968 presidential election as crippled as any political party in American history, choked with failure, bereft of ideas, and facing a general uprising from their own younger elements. The...
  • Is the availability of genetic information dangerous?

    01/11/2008 3:42:24 PM PST · by forkinsocket · 3 replies · 149+ views ^ | 9 January 2008 | Roundtable
    The genetic information of organisms--as varied as goldfish and geraniums--is widely available to the global public. So are the biologic codes for many viruses, such as variola (which causes smallpox) and poliovirus. The advance of biological technologies that allow for the construction of specific genetic sequences raises the harrowing possibility that someone, somewhere would use available genetic information to unleash a biological attack. The quandary facing scientists in the life sciences is similar to the issues that confronted scientists at the dawn of the nuclear age: Can potentially dangerous knowledge be made secret? Or should it be kept widely available?...
  • Caption Pres. Bush (in Albania)

    06/11/2007 1:37:18 PM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 15 replies · 548+ views
    U.S. President George Bush greets crowds of Albanians in Fushe Kruje, Albania, Sunday, June 10, 2007.
  • U.S. Colleges Retool Programming Classes

    05/26/2007 1:12:25 PM PDT · by decimon · 19 replies · 852+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May 25, 2007 | GREG BLUESTEIN
    ATLANTA - The lesson plan was called "Artificial Unintelligence," but it was written more like a comic book than a syllabus for a serious computer science class. "Singing, dancing and drawing polygons may be nifty, but any self-respecting evil roboticist needs a few more tricks in the repertoire if they are going to take over the world," read the day's instructions to a dozen or so Georgia Tech robotics students. They had spent the last few months teaching their personal "Scribbler" robots to draw shapes and chirp on command. Now they were being asked to navigate a daunting obstacle course...
  • No Ordinary Counterfeit [North Korean $100 Bills]

    07/23/2006 8:19:04 AM PDT · by aculeus · 95 replies · 3,697+ views
    The New York Times ^ | July 23, 2006 | By STEPHEN MIHM
    On Oct. 2, 2004, the container ship Ever Unique, sailing under a Panamanian flag from Yantai, China, berthed in the Port of Newark. [snip] ... F.B.I. and Secret Service agents, acting as part of a sting operation, gathered around the container and cracked it open ... they found counterfeit $100 bills worth more than $300,000, secreted in false-bottomed compartments. The counterfeits were nearly flawless. They featured the same high-tech color-shifting ink as genuine American bills and were printed on paper with the same precise composition of fibers. The engraved images were, if anything, finer than those produced by the United...
  • Bush: I'd rather be right than popular

    07/06/2006 8:33:28 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 332 replies · 5,653+ views
    CNN ^ | 07/07/06
    Bush: I'd rather be right than popular President, wife sit down for wide-ranging birthday interview WASHINGTON (CNN) -- President Bush isn't troubled by some of the weakest approval ratings of his presidency, he said Thursday in a wide-ranging birthday interview with CNN's "Larry King Live." "When history looks back, I'd rather be judged as solving problems and being correct, rather than being popular," Bush said. "The president that chases the opinion poll is the president that will have failed policy," Bush said in an exclusive joint interview along with his wife, Laura, at the White House. Some members of Congress...
  • I-69 running through county receives a boost (Trans-Texas Corridor)

    06/17/2006 3:58:46 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 25 replies · 921+ views
    Marshall News Messenger ^ | June 17, 2006 | Staff Reports
    The development of the proposed Interstate 69 project running through Harrison County in Northeast Texas south through Houston and on to the Mexican border got a boost this week with the announced interest of at least two companies vying to complete parts of the project, state officials announced. Michael W. Behrens, Texas Department of Transportation executive director, said companies with Texas, U.S. and international experience are competing to develop the Trans-Texas Corridor-69 – one of the state's priority transportation projects. Two private sector groups submitted proposals and qualifications to compete for the development of the proposed multi-use transportation system. Harrison...