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  • Man falls to his death after defecating between subway cars (New York City)

    01/15/2013 5:22:17 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 73 replies
    NY Post ^ | 1/15/13 | JENNIFER FERMINO, KAYLEE OSOWSKI and JAMIE SCHRAM
    It was his time to go. A 31-year old Bronx man fell to his death this afternoon while defecating between subway cars on a moving number 6 train, cops said. The man fell onto the tracks and was run over by the northbound train as it was leaving 125th Street station shortly after 4 pm, police said. It gets weirder.
  • Sweeping new abortion bill in New York: “It defies common sense”

    01/15/2013 5:20:36 PM PST · by wonkowasright · 19 replies
    Patheos ^ | 1/15/2013 | Deacon Greg Kandra
    Last week, Cardinal Timothy Dolan raised his objections to proposed abortion legislation in New York. Now the state Catholic Conference has issued a point-by-point memo that makes clear how extreme Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal really is. The memo below comes from the conference website.
  • Violent fight between middle school girls caught on tape in Ravenswood (WV)

    01/15/2013 5:20:29 PM PST · by Morgana · 11 replies
    WOWK ^ | 1.15.2013 | Jesse Shaffer
    A fight between two middle school girls is caught on tape, and it's making the rounds online. It happened over the weekend, and Ravenswood police say they're investigating this shocking fight. "A lot of juveniles think that they can't get in trouble and they're not going to go to jail. Well they're badly mistaken because there are jails out there specifically for juveniles," said Chief L.B. Morrison of the Ravenswood Police Department. "I mean this is, this is disgusting." Chief Morrison says posting a violent video like this one on Facebook is basically inviting the police into your personal lives....
  • The Days Of Noah (1) ...Genesis 6 pt 1

    01/15/2013 5:17:44 PM PST · by pastorbillrandles · 28 replies
    01-15-13 | Bill Randles
    And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose. And the Lord said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years.(Genesis 6:1-3)And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man. They did eat, they...
  • Freep a Poll! (Do you forgive Lance Armstrong?)

    01/15/2013 5:16:33 PM PST · by dynachrome · 42 replies
    dailynews.com ^ | 1-15-13 | LA Daily News
    Do you forgive Lance Armstrong? Yes No
  • 2 reported dead in shooting at Kentucky college

    01/15/2013 5:13:54 PM PST · by Doogle · 22 replies
    FOX NEWS ^ | 01/15/13 | FOX
    DEVELOPING -- At least two people reportedly were killed and one person was wounded in a shooting Tuesday at a community college in Kentucky. Hazard Community and Technical College was put on lockdown as police responded to reports of a shooting at the school.
  • Alaska: Political power struggle is fight for GOP future

    01/15/2013 5:10:39 PM PST · by Kolath · 4 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 01/14/2013 | Dave Nalle
    Those who follow the emerging blood sport of Republican Party internal politics know that much goes that doesn't get much coverage in the major media, but may have a profound effect on the political future of the nation Events in far off Alaska are significant in what they show about a struggle which may be coming to your state GOP in the next few months.
  • More than 200 involved in Benton Harbor High School Brawl

    01/15/2013 5:04:46 PM PST · by Bon of Babble · 49 replies
    WSBT ^ | January 14, 2013 | WSBT-TV report
    Police say they've had enough of fights in and outside Benton Harbor High School. There were several fights again in school Monday. A 14-year-old student was arrested for bringing a knife in and making threats. This comes just days after police say they dealt with the largest brawl they'd ever seen. More than 200 kids were involved.
  • Obama v. Israel, cont'd

    01/15/2013 5:04:18 PM PST · by ColdOne · 7 replies
    politico ^ | 1/15/13 | DONOVAN SLACK
    The White House is not denying a report that President Obama repeatedly said that "Israel doesn’t know what its own best interests are." The comment, reported in a Bloomberg View column by Jeffrey Goldberg on Monday, came after the administration of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced it would advance plans for settlements in the West Bank following recognition by the United Nations in November of the Palestinan Authority as an observer "state." "When informed about the Israeli decision, Obama, who has a famously contentious relationship with the prime minister, didn’t even bother getting angry. He told several people that...
  • French Tax Hell

    01/15/2013 4:57:41 PM PST · by BfloGuy · 2 replies
    City Journal ^ | 15 January 3013 | Theodore Dalrymple
    The press has focused most of its attention on Hollande’s desire to raise the income tax—as justified by the Orwellian term “contribution exceptionelle de solidarité,” as if the feeling of solidarity were something that tax inspectors could wring from the human heart. But France already endures a much more harmful tax: the ISF, or L’Impôt sur la fortune, a tax on capital assets irrespective of whether they bring the owner any income. It is this tax that induced the French actor, Gérard Depardieu, to announce initially that he was moving to Belgium (before becoming a Russian citizen). In fact, income...
  • House accepts $33.7B Sandy bill amendment

    01/15/2013 4:56:39 PM PST · by BradtotheBone · 36 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/15/13 07:11 PM ET | Pete Kasperowicz
    The House on Tuesday evening approved an amendment to a huge Hurricane Sandy relief bill that adds $33.7 billion to the bill, nearly tripling the size of the main bill. Members approved the amendment from Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-N.J.) in a 228-192 vote. It was opposed by 190 Republicans, but 38 Republicans joined 190 Democrats in support and allowed it to pass. That vote put the House on a path to passing a $50.7 billion disaster aid bill early Tuesday evening. Along the way, the House also rejected several other amendments that would have shaved millions of dollars off the...
  • Idle No More - OPP Commissioner's Internal Message (Indian Protests in Ontario)

    01/15/2013 4:54:28 PM PST · by fanfan · 8 replies
    You Tube ^ | 15 Jan 2013 | OPP Commissioner Chris Lewis
    A video message from Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner Chris Lewis to all members of the OPP, uniform, and civilian. Talking about why his police force have allowed Indian protests to stop commerce and transportation for over 2 weeks. He actually said : "These concepts and strategies, developed from experience, hard work and common sense, are difficult and complex to explain to the general public." See the whole thing at the link. Sickening.
  • (Battlefield315 Cartoon) Meet the Liberal Elite

    01/15/2013 4:52:33 PM PST · by doug from upland · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1-2013 | Battlefield315
    YOU WILL LOVE THIS! MEET THE LIBERAL ELITE
  • Head Start's Sad and Costly Start -- What Washington Doesn't Want You to Know

    01/15/2013 4:52:04 PM PST · by Bon of Babble · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 14, 2013 | Lindsey M. Burke
    Head Start is an $8 billion per year federal preschool program, designed to improve the kindergarten readiness of low-income children. Since its inception in1965, taxpayers have spent more than $180 billion on the program. But HHS’ latest Head Start Impact Study found taxpayers aren’t getting a good return on this “investment.” According to the congressionally-mandated report, Head Start has little to no impact on cognitive, social-emotional, health, or parenting practices of its participants. In fact, on a few measures, access to the program actually produced negative effects
  • Two Dead In Hazard Community And Technical College Shooting

    01/15/2013 4:49:48 PM PST · by EBH · 19 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 1/15/13 | WLEX-TV
    Breaking news in Perry County tonight. It's a shooting at the Hazard Community and Technical College. That's on One Community College Drive. There has been a shooting on the school campus, and sources tell LEX18 that three people have been shot... two are dead.
  • Gunman wounds man, himself at St. Louis school

    01/15/2013 4:36:17 PM PST · by Uncle Chip · 10 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | January 15, 2013 | JIM SALTER | Associated Press
    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A part-time student strode into the office of a longtime administrator at a downtown St. Louis business school Tuesday and shot the man in the chest, creating panic in the school before turning the gun on himself, police said. Both men were in surgery Tuesday afternoon at Saint Louis University Hospital. Police Chief Sam Dotson said he was optimistic both would survive, but a hospital spokesman declined to discuss their conditions. Police did not identify either man, but Dotson said the administrator was a longtime employee in his late 40s. He said the suspect had been...
  • Gun sale surge driven by fear, Obama says

    01/15/2013 4:29:06 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 88 replies
    The San Francisco Chronicle ^ | January 14, 2013 | Charles J. Lewis
    One month after the school massacre in Newtown, Conn., President Obama attributed the recent surge of weapons sales to efforts by gun control foes to arouse fears that the federal government would seize firearms. Obama said he would unveil details of his "sensible, common-sense" program for tighter gun controls later this week. The president, responding to questions at a White House news conference Monday, said those steps would include "an assault weapons ban that is meaningful," stronger background checks and measures to keep high-capacity magazine clips "out of the hands of folks who shouldn't have them." Asked at his news...
  • DNR Says Worker Improperly Accessed License Data

    01/15/2013 4:20:11 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 8 replies
    kstp ^ | 1-15-13 | Leslie Dyste
    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says it's notifying about 5,000 people after an employee accessed their driving and motor vehicle records without authorization. The agency said in a statement Tuesday that the employee is no longer employed by the DNR. Spokesman Chris Niskanen says he can't elaborate on that. The DNR says it has asked the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension to investigate. No charges have been filed so far. The DNR says its own investigation found no indication the data was sold, disclosed to others or used for criminal purposes. But the agency is advising the 5,000 affected people...
  • A Nasty Side Effect Of When RINO's Endorse Democrats

    01/15/2013 4:18:32 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 11 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 1-15-13 | The Looking Spoon
    A follow up to this post on Powell's continued defection from the party that helped him rise to where he is today.
  • Obama to get new license plate? (Updated)

    01/15/2013 4:17:35 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 15 replies
    The Politico ^ | January 15, 2013 | DONOVAN SLACK
    The DC Council wants him to -- specifically one that says "Taxation without Representation." Two members of the council are headed to the White House to meet with administration officials Friday, and they are bringing the new plate with hopes that President Obama will agree to put it on his limousine. If not permanently, then at least during the Inaugural parade. "If the president would put the plates on, I think it would lift our spirits," Councilmember Mary M. Cheh told POLITICO. "It's important that people know the situation we're in." The council unanimously passed a resolution earlier this week...