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  • LATEST: Truck’s crash at overpass snarls I-95 traffic in Lake Worth

    12/16/2017 9:13:18 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 1 replies
    The Palm Beach Post ^ | December 13, 2017 | Rachel Frazin, Jorge Milian and Hannah Winston
    LAKE WORTH A Bobcat construction vehicle hauled by a large tow truck hit the 10th Avenue North overpass on Interstate 95 on Wednesday morning. The crash damaged the bridge, snarled northbound traffic on the highway for hours and shut down all eastbound lanes on 10th Avenue North, authorities said. Barbara Keller, a spokeswoman for the Florida Department of Transportation, said a combination front-end loader and backhoe struck a beam on the overpass. The backhoe was extended upward and that’s what damaged the concrete beam, she said. No other vehicles were involved and there were no injuries in the crash, according...
  • Man Arrested for Destroying Neighbor’s House With a Backhoe After Feud

    09/06/2016 10:54:45 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    KFOR ^ | SEPTEMBER 6, 2016 | HEATHER HOLEMAN
    Half of John Higdon's broken home is barely standing while the other half is a crumbled mess. Police say Higdon had been arguing with his neighbor for the past few days. His brother said it all started when Higdon believed a group of men tried to break into his home, so he fired some shots into the woods - in the same direction as his neighbor's home. "This man over here decides to come 2 o'clock in the morning, comes over at 2 o'clock in the morning with a dozer, a tractor, and starts pushing the house down," Sammy Higdon...
  • Pennsylvania man drives stolen backhoe 30 miles to Philly scrapyard

    11/15/2013 10:47:41 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 8 replies
    upi ^ | Nov. 15, 2013
    A Pennsylvania man allegedly stole a $125,000 backhoe from a construction site in Chester County on Sunday and drove it all the way to Philadelphia during a trip that probably took about two-and-a-half hours. William Michael Pusey, 33, took major roads during the 30-mile trek to Philadelphia. "He drove up Route 202 to I-76 and drove I-76 down to Route 1," said Embreeville Trooper Wesley P. Foster. Foster wasn’t sure what roads Pusey took after leaving Route 1, but he was positive the backhoe ended up at a Philly scrap yard. Despite taking it to a scrap yard, Pusey wasn’t...
  • Backhoe has lost his best friend and wife of 26 years. (Sad News #454: backhoe has passed away)

    06/17/2010 4:30:39 AM PDT · by fanfan · 524 replies · 2,478+ views
    Free Dominion and Free Republic ^ | June 17, 2010 | fanfan
    Our Dear Backhoe, lost his wife, Miss. Emily suddenly early Monday morning. The Source URL will take you to the thread he posted on FRee Dominion (Our sister site in Canada), and this link takes you to his announcement here on FR. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/833678/posts?page=12455#12455 Most of you know that Backhoe maintains the thread "DUBOB 11- more tales from the Dark UnderBelly Of the Beast...", and since his post was made there, very few have seen it. Our good FRiend could really use our support, so please post all replies to Backhoe. He is busy with funeral arrangements, so may not post...
  • You got a crush on my missus? (boss crushed love rival's 4x4 with 13-ton excavator - PIX OF COURSE!)

    10/30/2008 2:41:31 AM PDT · by Stoat · 31 replies · 3,242+ views
    The Sun (U.K.) / various ^ | October 29, 2008 | Alex Peake
          You got a crush on my missus?       Mangled ... remains of Simpson’s 4x4 after Wright was finished with it       Powerful ... 13-ton digger       By ALEX PEAKE Published: Today     JILTED plant hire boss Martyn Wright took revenge on a love rival – by destroying his car with a 13-ton digger. Wright, 30, turned Anthony Simpson’s Toyota Land Cruiser into a heap of metal. He went berserk after discovering risque text messages from childhood friend Simpson, 22, on his partner Linda’s mobile.   Revenge ... Martyn Wright...
  • UK: Builder forces gipsies off his land... by digging a moat around their camp

    11/26/2008 8:34:44 AM PST · by Stoat · 31 replies · 1,502+ views
    The Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | November 26, 2008
    First he encircled them with an 8ft metal fence. And when that failed to move the gipsy camp off his land, he dug a moat. Builder Francis Shiner resorted to the measures when two gipsy families set up home on the disused car park of a building site in Bedford.He asked them to move but they didn't. So he went on the offensive and managed to evict them within 48 hours. Mr Shiner said the gipsies were hindering work on the site owned by Bedford construction company SDC construction and action had to be taken. He said: 'We went...
  • The Rainbow Bridge - Hugs and Prayers for Backhoe

    02/01/2007 1:37:18 PM PST · by Calpernia · 119 replies · 2,075+ views
    FreeDominion.ca ^ | February 1, 2007
    Prayers to Backhoe for the Loss of Taffy Saint Francis Blessing  all creatures, great & small. "We who choose to surroundourselves with lives even more temporary than our own,live within a fragile circle,  easily and often breached. Unable to accept its awful gaps, we still would live no other way. We cherish memory as the only certain immortality never fully understanding the necessary plan. "from The Once Again Princeby Irving Townsend ">click
  • Heavy Equipment Used to Bury the Dead

    08/02/2006 10:40:40 AM PDT · by SmithL · 45 replies · 1,402+ views
    AP ^ | 8/2/6 | NASSER NASSER
    BAALBEK, Lebanon -- People in a village outside this Hezbollah stronghold used a front-end loader's scoop to carry away some of the dead Wednesday after a night of Israeli airstrikes and a commando raid inside Baalbek that residents said killed at least 15 civilians. It was the deepest thrust into Lebanon by Israeli troops since fighting broke out between Israel and Hezbollah on July 12. Israel said its soldiers killed at least 10 Hezbollah guerrillas and captured five. A crowd of about 50 people from the village of Al Jamaliyeh carried pictures of Hezbollah's leader, Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, during a...
  • Math Story Problem

    06/14/2006 10:06:00 PM PDT · by decal · 37 replies · 5,058+ views
    E-mail | 14 June 2006 | Unknown
    This has to be right up there among the contenders for the Darwin Awards... Math Story Problem for the not-so-new century...let's see if our engineering section can solve this one. A backhoe weighing eight tons is on top of a flatbed trailer and heading east on Interstate 70 near Hays, Kansas. The extended shovel arm is made of hardened refined steel and the approaching overpass is made of commercial-grade concrete, reinforced with 1 1/2 inch steel rebar spaced at 6 inch intervals in a criss-cross pattern layered at 1 foot vertical spacing. Solve: When the shovel arm hits the overpass,...
  • HURRICANE KATRINA- archive of links

    09/02/2005 3:35:55 AM PDT · by backhoe · 314 replies · 14,506+ views
    various FR links & stories | 09-02-05 | the heavy equipment guy
     To view all related posts, use the "keyword database"-- KEYWORDS: AFTERMATH; HURRICANE; KATRINA; TROPICAL;    Katrina Live Thread, Part XIII    Previous Threads: Katrina Live Thread, Party XIIKatrina Live Thread, Part XIKatrina Live Thread, Part XKatrina Live Thread, Part IXHurricane Katrina Live Thread, Part VIIIHurricane Katrina Live Thread, Part VIIHurricane Katrina Live Thread, Part VIHurricane Katrina Live Thread, Part VHurricane Katrina, Live Thread, Part IVHurricane Katrina Live Thread, Part IIIKatrina Live Thread, Part IIHurricane Katrina Live Thread, Part I   And a special hattip to our own  NautiNurse  who started and maintained the above valuable posts--   ==================================================================================   First...
  • The Bolton Slander- same whine, same old players

    04/20/2005 1:25:45 PM PDT · by backhoe · 45 replies · 1,291+ views
    various links | 04-20-05 | the heavy equipment guy
     John Bolton's Anita Hill Moment?    M.O.B.: Mothers Opposing Bush    Power Line: Pattern recognition... modus operandi at work in the accusation by Melody Townsel that John Bolton chased her through the halls ... is referring to the same Melody Townsel of Dallas).    "Melody Townsel is a single mother of a four-year-old girl, and an entrepreneur who runs Townsel Communications."  http://www.kera.org/about/pressroom/releases/20041012debate.html     Be advised, some ( not all ) of the following links are hostile sites & sources- for information:  Beltway Buzz on National Review Online Topix.net: News organized by topic and location The Majority Report Off the Kuff: The other MOB Right...
  • Thunder on the Border-- (Minuteman Project)

    04/08/2005 1:57:23 PM PDT · by backhoe · 1,552 replies · 30,669+ views
    various FR links & stories | 04-08-05 | the heavy equipment guy
     Firsthand reports from days 5 and 6 of Minuteman Project -- The Minuteman Project takes this to a whole new level. There will be no denying that the border traffic can be stopped if there is someone there with the will to actually stop it.    After incident, man asked to leave Minuteman Project -- Thanks for the info the MSM won't report...    The Minutemen Will Make A Fool Of President Bush -- The Minuteman project is proving that the "Border Patrol" has not been doing their job - a job that has been rather limited by the "powers...
  • This Restless Earth ( did it move for you, too? )

    03/07/2005 1:39:39 AM PST · by backhoe · 73 replies · 1,758+ views
    various FR links & stories | 03-07-05 | the heavy equipment guy
     Magnitude 5.3 - EAST OF SEVERNAYA ZEMLYA (Another quake near the top of the world)  Magnitude 5.2 - OFF THE COAST OF OREGON (First of two earthquakes in 15 minutes) Magnitude 5.3 - EAST OF SEVERNAYA ZEMLYA2005 March 7 03:44:30 UTC Preliminary Earthquake ReportU.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information CenterWorld Data Center for Seismology, Denver A moderate earthquake occurred at 03:44:30 (UTC) on Monday, March 7, 2005. The magnitude 5.3 event has been located EAST OF SEVERNAYA ZEMLYA. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.) Magnitude 5.3 Date-Time Monday, March 7, 2005 at 03:44:30 (UTC)= Coordinated Universal Time Monday, March...
  • Menace in Black II- The FEC vs. Blogs

    03/05/2005 5:20:50 AM PST · by backhoe · 26 replies · 757+ views
    v | 03-05-05 | the heavy equipment guy
    Government Plans Crackdown On Bloggers    I would take great delight in unseating each and every one of their sorry asses.  A fairly extensive FR thread detailing the threat to political Blogs is here.      Blogs Bristle at FEC's Internet Political Speech Proposal (this affects you) -- "You can be assured that none of us in the blogosphere will fail to recognize those who do not act to defend our rights to free and unfettered political speech, and regardless of political party, none of us will rest until those voices of repression are stripped of office by the...
  • Men(ace) in Black? SCOTUS goes Rogue...

    03/03/2005 3:35:05 AM PST · by backhoe · 148 replies · 3,607+ views
    various FR links & stories | 03-03-05 | the heavy equipment guy
      Supreme Court's illegal ruling (on cap punishment) should TRIGGER THE NUCLEAR OPTION -- The problem is, SCOTUS is basically immune to public opinion. Which can be a good thing or a bad thing. We can protest at SCOTUS until we are blue in the face - but I doubt Sandra Day O'Connor would care. Now, if governors told SCOTUS that their ruling was illegitimate and carried no influence on their state perogatives, now THAT would get the attention of SCOTUS.    A MOVE TOWARD DEMOCRACY ... AND THAT'S A DANGEROUS MOVE    The Supreme Court and Foreign Law...
  • Terror Teacher, Take Two- the vile Ward Churchill Saga

    02/02/2005 12:45:16 AM PST · by backhoe · 184 replies · 4,660+ views
    various FR links & stories | 02-02-05 | the heavy equipment guy
      "Some People Push Back" On the Justice of Roosting Chickens (Original full text) ( text of crackpot, American-hating prof )    Colorado Professor's Future on the Line (Campus COmmunist Alert)    Text of Ward Churchill statement -- (Pinko Alert!)      Prof Praising 9/11 Terrorists on School's Chopping Block(Please voice your outrage!)    Prof. Resigns as Dept. Chair Amid Furor Over 9/11 Remarks -- "He only resigned as chair, he's still a professor"Your right,and as soon as the publicity blows over he'll probably be reinstated as chairman of the dept.    Professor Resigns as Department Chair Amid Furor Over 9/11...
  • The ignorance of Senator Patty Murray

    01/16/2005 11:48:27 PM PST · by backhoe · 15 replies · 1,470+ views
    various FR links & stories | 01-17-05 | the heavy equipment guy
       Washington Democrat Election Fraud is falling Apart... To: ONETWOONE. Boxer has always been grateful to Washington. Thanks to PattyMurray, she's only the second dumbest member of the US Senate. ... http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/813268/posts The essence of Murray's mindWorldNetDaily.com | Saturday, December 28, 2002 | Letters to the editors Sen. Murray exemplifies those decrepit generations who really and truly believe that love is something you buy, respect is something you rent, and character can be marked down as an after-holiday sale item.     http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/812774/posts Patty Murray, material girl: Farah slams Sen for cloaking bin Laden's actions in fake compassionWorldNetDaily.com ^ |...
  • Rossi v. Gregoire: How Elections Are Stolen

    01/13/2005 1:31:15 AM PST · by backhoe · 38 replies · 2,830+ views
    various FR links & stories | 01-13-05 | the heavy equipment guy
    Rossi v. Gregoire: What Matters Now   A PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE OF THE FRAUD IN KING COUNTY (PASS IT ON)    John Fund; Handwriting analyst finds 400 Washington ballots written in same hand    Washington Inaugerates Illegitimate Governor    Gregoire sworn in as Washington governor    Video from Re-Vote Rally Washington State    Washington Shark takes Bite out of Vote Fraud    Stolen Election?    Battle rages amid Wash. (State) inaugural plans    Rally Report (Revote WA Rally today)    Protesters turn out for, against Gregoire's certification    Revote Rally, Olympia WA (Pictures)    Gregoire certified as governor of Washington (will...
  • When WX Attacks!

    01/12/2005 2:32:31 AM PST · by backhoe · 280 replies · 5,231+ views
    various FR links & stories | 01-12-05 | the heavy equipment guy
    Aid Reaches Freezing Arctic Village [Kaktovik AK pop 300 in ANWR, runway blocked, -20F 65 mph wind]    Floods Rage in Utah's Dixie    That old survivalist mumbo jumbo and 10 reasons why it makes sense      CA: Flood emergency in San Juan (3000 to 4000 evacuated,SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO )    Rain Hampers Search Efforts in California (Update Mudslide Kills 4, Traps Others)    Sierra gets most snowfall in 89 years     Globally-Averaged Atmospheric Temperatures [satellite data show long-term cooling trends]     FLASH FLOOD WARNING LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA      About 180 Rescued From Cars in Calif. Snow...
  • How to post on a forum

    12/24/2004 3:48:20 PM PST · by backhoe · 25 replies · 911+ views
    On this tech forum ( or click the link above )-- EXTREME Overclocking Forums > Software Discussion > Antivirus / Spyware...I ran across an apt animation with advice for all:How to post on a forum