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  • Woman 'knocked out 10-year-old sister after whipping her with extension cord...

    11/08/2012 2:48:50 PM PST · by Morgana · 5 replies
    MAILONLINE ^ | 11.8.2012 | Amy Oliver
    FULL TITLE: Woman 'knocked out 10-year-old sister after whipping her with extension cord... in fight over CHEETOS' A 23-year-old woman allegedly whipped her younger sister with an extension cord before knocking the girl unconscious over a bag of Cheetos, police said. The little girl had bought the snacks from a neighbour while sister Deby Mejia, 23, was out of the family's house in Houston, Texas. The child, who has not been named, told police her sister had got 'real mad' when she returned home to find her snacking. Mejia allegedly whipped the girl with an extension cord before grabbing her...
  • Election Results from A to Z

    11/08/2012 2:48:10 PM PST · by neverdem · 13 replies
    The American ^ | November 7, 2012 | Karlyn Bowman
    Here are some of the more interesting results from yesterdayÂ’s exit polls. Exit polls tell us how people voted and why, and they provide demographic and attitudinal information to give us a fuller picture of election results. Representatives of the National Election Pool, the consortium of the five networks and the Associated Press, ask voters leaving the polls to answer questions and Edison Research conducts the exit poll for the consortium. The exit poll allows us to compare the answers of voters and national samples. Below are some of the results we found most interesting.Abortion: The National Election Pool...
  • Kenyan Mother Names Twins Barack Obama and Mitt Romney

    11/08/2012 2:46:37 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 19 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | November 8, 2012 | Ron Recinto
    Kenyan mother names twins Barack Obama and Mitt Romney - Millicent Owuor, 20, shows off her newborn twins named after U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and GOP challenger A young Kenyan mother has named her newborn twin sons after the U.S. president-elect and his defeated Republican challenger. Millicent Owuor, 20, gave birth to Barack Obama and Mitt Romney on Wednesday at the Siaya District Hospital in southwest Kenya, according to the Standard. Owuor told the Kenyan news outlet her sons' names will always remind her of the election in the United States. The hospital is near the village of Kogelo,...
  • Boehner: ‘Obamacare Is The Law Of The Land’

    11/08/2012 2:46:03 PM PST · by ConservativeMan55 · 206 replies
    As ABC News reports, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) has confirmed that the House GOP will no longer attempt to repeal Obamacare. When asked about the future of the health care reform law, Boehner said “the election changes that” and “Obamacare is the law of the land.”
  • How many times did you vote?

    11/08/2012 2:45:29 PM PST · by MNDude · 9 replies
  • Freep a Poll! (Get rid of Electoral College?)

    11/08/2012 2:44:12 PM PST · by dynachrome · 32 replies ^ | 11-8-12 | LA Daily News
    Do you think the U.S. should do away with the electoral college? Yes No
  • Spread the Wealth? I Say Spread the Pain.

    11/08/2012 2:43:14 PM PST · by FlipWilson · 20 replies
    Here we sit on the good ship USA sailing merily along. We have tried repeatedly to tell passengers that there is an ice berg dead ahead, a fiscal cliff, Greece, etc. Despite our warnings they have not and will not listen to us. We have tried to tell the people about the pain being caused to them. Again, they will not and have not listened. Instead, they voted to not only stay on the ship but to stay on course. Understanding how (some) of the electorate got there is important. In my opinion some of it starts with the nature...
  • Exide to idle operations in Laureldale, lay off 150

    11/08/2012 2:42:45 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Reading Eagle ^ | November 8, 2012
    Exide Technologies announced Thursday that it will be idling its lead recycling operations in Laureldale and laying off 150 workers, effective no later than March 31. Idling means that all of the permits and approvals will be kept to date and the plant will be maintained in case Exide wants to reopen it at a later date, according to Susan Jaramillo, spokeswoman for Exide. The plant has been operating since the 1930s. The company will continue to operate its plastics recycling business with about 24 employees. "This decision was based on several factors including the dramatic swings in the lead...
  • What Four More Year Mean

    11/08/2012 2:40:45 PM PST · by mgist · 2 replies
    email ^ | 11/8/12 | Steve Elliott, Grassfire
    "For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29 Those words sound so good. The future is bright. God has a plan for prosperity, for a real hope and a real future. On the eve of the election, it must have meant a Romney win, the GOP takes the Senate and we start the rollback of the Obama regime, right? Not exactly. The Plan Was ExileHere's the shocking context of Jeremiah 29 (and I offer to you, the...
  • Allen West for House Speaker (out with Boehner)

    11/08/2012 2:39:26 PM PST · by publius321 · 22 replies
    Literally, an organization in San Fran Freakshow and George Soros spent millions to libel and defame our venerable patriot Allen West here in FLORIDA. Unacceptable. This is WAR.
  • Winter Storm Athena batters the Northeast; Brutus takes aim at Montana

    11/08/2012 2:33:13 PM PST · by ExxonPatrolUs · 18 replies
    Dr. J's Wunder Blog ^ | November 08, 2012 | Dr. Jeff Masters
    "I am waiting for the locusts and pestilence next,” said New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at a press conference on Wednesday, after Winter Storm Athena punished New Jersey with heavy snows, high winds, and a 3-foot storm surge. The storm brought unexpectedly high snowfall amounts along a swath from Central New Jersey northeastwards across Southeast New York, Long Island, Connecticut, and South Central Massachusetts. The 4.7" of snow that fell at New York City's Central Park was the city's earliest 4-inch snowfall on record. Right on the heels of Winter Storm Athena comes Winter Storm Brutus--a powerful low pressure system...
  • Let's all be Liberals..

    11/08/2012 2:32:12 PM PST · by Typical_Whitey · 10 replies
    Liberals sure do seem to have all the answers, free healthcare, free obamaphones, welfare, WIC, Medicare and Medicaid, Social security no problems with any of these programs, not at all they certainly must be solvent because the people already pay for them it's your money that you put in through Payroll taxes, and the governmnet owes you that. So what if it runs up the debt, the debt is only because the tax rates are so low, right now. What we should do is to give more unemployment extensions, lets help all the poor people, how about free internet, how...
  • Jenna Jameson: ‘Next 4 years; Debt, unemployment and everything will still be Bush’s fault’ (sarc)

    11/08/2012 2:30:44 PM PST · by Perdogg · 20 replies
    Preach it, Jenna! As Twitchy has reported, Jenna Jameson is an outspoken critic of President Obama. Of course, this means she has been on the receiving end of disgusting hate hurled by the Left. Ms. Jameson refuses to be silenced and continues to speak out.
  • Washington voters approve gay marriage [Traditional Marriage Supporters Concede]

    11/08/2012 2:29:15 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 18 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 11/8/12 | RACHEL LA CORTE
    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state has approved gay marriage, joining Maine and Maryland as the first states to pass same-sex marriage by popular vote. Voter returns released since election night show Referendum 74 has maintained its lead. Opponents conceded the race Thursday, while supporters declared victory a day earlier.
  • After Obama Re-elected Benghazi Investigation Suddenly Picks Up Steam

    11/08/2012 2:27:19 PM PST · by Starman417 · 24 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-08-12 | Curt
    Shocker! The House Foreign Affairs Committee has scheduled an open hearing for next Thursday on the Libya terror attack and has invited Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to testify, Fox News has learned. The committee joins two others planning to hold hearings, albeit closed ones, that day. ...The House Intelligence Committee will hold its closed hearing on the attack on Nov. 15, Fox News has learned. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, CIA Director David Petraeus and Matt Olsen, director of the National Counterterrorism Center, are expected to testify. The Senate Intelligence Committee plans to meet the same day to...
  • “THE MARK LEVIN SHOW”– Thursday, November-8-2012

    11/08/2012 2:25:19 PM PST · by Fudd Fan · 76 replies
    The Mark Levin Show ^ | Mark R. Levin
    The Legacy Lives On! Mark’s Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation “Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny precisely because its principles are the founding principles.” --Mark Levin in Liberty and TyrannyWelcome to “The Levin Lounge”… Step in and have a virtual FRink.Taking the country by storm, one radio station at a time – and kicking the BUTTS of the competition! Welcome all, to the most FUN LIVE THREAD on! You can call Mark’s show: 1-877-381-3811
  • Capitol Christmas tree visits GJ

    11/08/2012 2:22:41 PM PST · by GSWarrior · 4 replies
    Grand Junction Sentinel ^ | 11/8/12 | Richie Ann Ashcraft
    Several hundred people gathered in the parking lot at Cabela’s Wednesday morning to get a glimpse of the Capital Christmas tree which was cut last weekend in the White River National Forest near Meeker. “Isn’t it just beautiful?” asked Carmen Brin as she used her hands to shield the sun so she could see through the clear plastic that revealed just the tip of the 73-foot-tall Engelmann Spruce. Others signed their names or wrote holiday messages on the tarp used to protect the tree as it is carried by semi-truck across the nation en route to Washington, D.C. “We came...
  • What Romney’s Transition Website Would Have Looked Like - Leaked Photos Revealed

    11/08/2012 2:17:13 PM PST · by Lucky9teen · 58 replies
    If you’re a conservative, this story could be too painful for you to read. I suggest you click away now.For those who have stayed, below are pictures of Mitt Romney’s transition website that would have gone live had he been elected president on Tuesday. So how are you seeing it today? Well, the site accidentally went live for a brief moment on Wednesday, and because this is the internet, someone was able to grab screenshots before it was taken down.That someone is Roll Call’s Taegan Goddard. Below are the pictures he nabbed, which has a statement from “President-Elect Romney” and...
  • Teenage boy and girl 'locked in basement for a month to teach them discipline'...

    11/08/2012 2:16:45 PM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies
    mailonline ^ | 11.8.2012 | Louise Boyle
    FULL TITLE: Teenage boy and girl 'locked in basement for a month to teach them discipline' by adoptive parents A teenage boy and girl were imprisoned in a basement by their adoptive parents for a month, it has been claimed. The 13-year-old girl and a boy, 14, were allegedly being disciplined by the couple who were charged on Wednesday with child abuse and false imprisonment. Paul Alan Drake, 45, and his wife JoAnn Marie, 44, only allowed the children out of the basement to go to school in Ankeny, Iowa. Ankeny police chief Gary Mikulec told MailOnline via email that...
  • The Election and the Right [Good Analysis With The Stats We Have Now]

    11/08/2012 2:14:19 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    National Review ^ | 11/8/12 | Yuval Levin
    As we seem to be well into the “if only they had done what I would have done” stage of post-election analysis, I’m happy to admit that I believe that if the Romney campaign had offered a more coherent agenda and case regarding our economic predicament and positioned it within a broader argument about the nature of American life they could well have had far more success... First of all, the figures we have so far (even acknowledging that the exit polls were incomplete and imperfect, and that there are still some votes here and there to be tallied) suggest...