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  • If You’re Sure You Know What’s Going to Happen on Tuesday, You’re Wrong

    11/04/2018 3:59:54 PM PST · by MaxistheBest · 92 replies
    New York Times ^ | 11/04/2018 | Christopher Buskirk
    With Election Day at hand, we know one thing for sure: Voter turnout is huge. In fact, it looks like we will have the highest midterm turnout since 1966. The rationale for a gigantic blue wave that would represent a repudiation of the 2016 election has been that millions of Americans are so turned off by President Trump and his agenda that they will come out en masse and hand Congress to Democrats with large majorities, proving what has been an article of faith among Trump-haters, that his election was an anomaly and that American politics would quickly revert to...
  • Rihanna, in support of Colin Kaepernick, declines Super Bowl performance: report

    10/18/2018 4:04:21 PM PDT · by ETL · 58 replies ^ | Oct 18, 2018 | Nicole Darrah
    <p>Rihanna has declined to perform at the Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show in support of Colin Kaepernick, according to a report out Thursday.</p> <p>The 30-year-old "Umbrella" singer disagrees with the NFL's stance on kneeling during the national anthem, according to Us Weekly, and has decided to skip a performance opportunity at the February 2019 game.</p>
  • Breaking: Congressman Steve Scalise (R-LA) Shot at event.

    06/14/2017 4:58:45 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 422 replies
    CNBC ^ | 14 JUNE 17 | dcbryan1
    'Multiple shootings' reported near congressional baseball game practice field: Report Live More to follow. Reports that Steve Scalise (R-LA) shot in hip. Security detail members returned fire and killed suspect. Staffer and security personnel also wounded. Breaking Live

    07/24/2010 10:20:45 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 91 replies · 5+ views
    National Enquirer ^ | July 23, 2010
    In a bombshell new development in the AL GORE SEX SCANDAL, The ENQUIRER has learned exclusively that the former vice president has finally been interviewed by police in the Molly Hagerty case. Sources close to the investigation reveal that detectives from the Portland, Oregon, Police Bureau traveled quietly to San Francisco on Thursday for the secret meeting with the 62-year-old Nobel Prize winner. "Al Gore has finally been interviewed face to face by detectives in the Molly Hagerty case," a close source told The ENQUIRER. "Details of what was disclosed in the police interview by Gore --and exactly how long...
  • Chavez Offers Bush Whole New Ball Game

    03/15/2007 7:44:11 PM PDT · by blam · 22 replies · 616+ views
    Chavez offers Bush whole new ball game Last Updated: 2:12am GMT 16/03/2007 Hugo Chavez, the Venezuelan president, hopes to play baseball with US President George W. Bush when the two men are old and explained that his constant verbal abuse hurled at the American leader was "nothing personal". "One day, if maybe George Bush and I survive all of this, we will reach old age, and it would be good to play a game of dominos, or street baseball," the fiery ally of Cuba's Fidel Castro said on his weekday radio programme. Mr Chavez, who who has referred to Mr...
  • Astros take Walter Reed troops out to ballgame (Kleenex Alert!)

    07/27/2005 5:03:29 PM PDT · by SandRat · 37 replies · 829+ views
    ARNEWS ^ | July 27, 2005 | Rey Guzman
    WASHINGTON (Army News Service, July 27, 2005) – The Houston Astros received a special visit at the ball park July 23, shortly after making a special visit of their own. Several wound-recovering Soldiers from Walter Reed Army Medical Center watched the visiting Astros take on the Washington Nationals at RFK Stadium after receiving an invitation by the team’s highest ranking official. The Soldiers were invited guests of team owner Drayton McLane, who took several of his players to visit with recovering troops at Walter Reed and Bethesda Naval Hospital the two afternoons prior to the game. McLane arranged for his...