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  • 5G Wireless Service Is Coming, And So Are Health Concerns Over The Towers That Support It

    05/29/2018 10:40:53 AM PDT · by upchuck · 50 replies
    See BS noose ^ | May 29, 2018
    The wireless industry is in a race to roll out 5G service. The network is supposed to be up to 100 times faster than current data speeds, but it requires cellphone tower equipment to be closer to users than before. Wireless companies in the U.S. say they’ll have to install about 300,000 new antennas – roughly equal to the total number of cell towers built over the past three decades. That’s causing outrage and alarm in some neighborhoods, as antennas go up around homes.
  • Argentina’s farm of horrors: Latest shocking animal mutation discovered

    03/09/2018 7:03:23 PM PST · by Gamecock · 33 replies
    Express ^ | 3/9/18 | MATTHEW KIRKHAM
    The discovery was made when the piglet was spotted next to its mother after she gave birth to eight young in the rural area of Santo Domingo in Santiago del Estero Province in northern Argentina. However, the human-like piglet died a few hours later due to breathing difficulties. Pig and goat breeders Walter Oscar Velez and wife Roxana Noemi Villarreal, who also produce charcoal at their farm, said that they are at a loss for an explanation. It is the latest in a number of horrific mutations in the country which is at the centre of a row over the...
  • Batboy, 9, Dies After Being Struck by Warmup Swing During Baseball Game in Kansas

    08/03/2015 7:13:09 AM PDT · by Conscience of a Conservative · 29 replies
    KTLA ^ | August 3, 2015 | CNN Wire
    A 9-year-old who was hit with a bat during a baseball game in Kansas over the weekend has died. Kaiser Carlile, a batboy for the Liberal Bee Jays team, was accidentally struck Saturday at a National Baseball Congress World Series game. “With the permission of the family, and with much sorrow and a very broken heart, I regretfully inform everyone that Kaiser Carlile passed away earlier this evening,” the team said in a statement. “Please keep his family and our team in your thoughts and prayers.” Kaiser was a batboy for the team, which is a summer league for college...
  • Batboy, 9, in Critical Condition in Kansas After Being Hit by Swing During Game

    08/02/2015 5:09:19 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 21 replies
    A 9-year-old batboy remains in critical condition after being hit with a bat during a Saturday baseball game, according to officials at Via Christi Hospital St. Francis in Wichita, Kansas. ... McCaffrey, who was at the game, said one of his team’s batters accidentally hit Carlile during a warmup swing as the boy was retrieving a bat that had just been used. He said he heard the bat collide with Carlile, who was wearing a helmet. Carlile took three or four steps before he fell as the team rushed to him.
  • US warships box in Iranian flotilla, delay Suez passage

    02/21/2011 1:57:29 PM PST · by RedMDer · 74 replies
    DEBKAfile ^ | February 21, 2011, 4:55 PM (GMT+02:00) | DEBKAfile
    The repeated delays and contradictory statements about the two Iranian warships' transit of the Suez Canal to the Mediterranean is accounted for by a standoff between the Iranian flotilla and five US warships deployed in recent days at the waterway's southern entrance and along its course, debkafile's sources disclose. Thursday night, Feb. 17, the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, escorted by missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf and the fast supply ship USNS Arctic, headed south through the canal. By Friday morning, they were through and taking up position opposite the Kharg cruiser and Alvand missile destroyer of the Iranian Navy's 12th...
  • Breaking: Megan Fox is a MAN!

    02/21/2010 9:19:23 PM PST · by TruthHound · 128 replies · 5,516+ views
    LOS ANGELES, CA – The internet has been abuzz since this Sunday’s Golden Globes ceremony, where Megan Fox jokingly remarked that she looked like a man. When interviewed on the red carpet, she said “I look like Alan Alda in drag. I’m a tranny. I’m a man.” At the time, reporters passed it off as a jovial attempt to cover for her nerves. However, today she has cleared the air and officially reported: she’s really a man. Megan Fox was born Mitchell Reed Fox in Rockwood, Tennessee. From an early age, Mitchell showed an interest in both performing and women’s...
  • Waxman...Batboy...Coinidence?

    06/30/2009 8:01:42 AM PDT · by bloodmeridian · 8 replies · 839+ views
    Feed Your ADHD ^ | 6/30/2009 | Dr. Dave
    I think not. See comparison pics here...
  • Bat boy, now 100, gets birthday gift from Red Sox

    04/24/2009 9:44:45 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 21 replies · 1,244+ views
    boston.com ^ | April 24, 2009 | Alan Schwartz
    "Hi ya, young fella."Babe Ruth greeted Arthur Giddon as he did most 13-year-olds, even those in uniform. Giddon chatted with the Babe for a moment but tore himself away because he had a job to do. It was 1922, and as the Boston Braves bat boy, Giddon had to break out the bats, polish some spikes and otherwise outfit his players for that afternoon's game at Braves Field. Eighty-seven years later, on Saturday, Giddon will reprise his role for his now-beloved Red Sox -- as a special 100th birthday present, he will serve as the team's honorary bat boy prior...
  • Democrat Rep. Henry Waxman: 'Oversight of the Internet is One of His Top Priorities'

    02/16/2009 6:59:38 PM PST · by kristinn · 380 replies · 16,182+ views
    Monday, February 16, 2009 | Kristinn
    The American Spectator's Prowler column published today has a disturbing report on the plans by the Democratic Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee Henry Waxman to regulate political speech on the Internet.In addition to details of methods Waxman is considering to rein in conservative talk radio, The Prowler reports on Waxman's desire to use the power of the federal government to investigate amd control political content on the Internet.The article quotes an unnamed committee staffer as saying of Waxman's power grab:"Does one heavily trafficked Internet site present one side of an issue and not link to sites that...
  • Brockhausen v. Andrade: Judge: “This Court has no Jurisdiction”; Update: US Attorneys...

    01/23/2009 12:07:59 PM PST · by rxsid · 235 replies · 5,864+ views
    The Right Side Of Life ^ | 1/23/2009 | rxsid
    Brockhausen v. Andrade: Judge: “This Court has no Jurisdiction”; Update: US Attorneys Getting Involved [snip} Quote: " I wanted to thank everybody for concern and well wishes. I just got ome from TX after some 48 hours with only 3 hours of sleep. TX judge Burt Carnes has allowed me to represent Jody Brockhausen against Secretary of State of TX, he has signed my application to represent her Pro Hac Vice (out of state attorney), but his decision was that he has no jurisdiction to hear the case in the state court. It looked like his mind was made even...
  • Obatma Celebrates Kwanzaa

    12/30/2008 5:20:43 AM PST · by Loyalist · 43 replies · 1,856+ views
    Weekly World News ^ | December 30, 2008
    UPDATE - Obatma is spending the first day of Kwanzaa with the Obama family! Obatma, Obama’s half-bat half-brother, arrived yesterday in Honolulu to spend time with his newfound family. He was wearing a scarf bearing the pan-African colors of red, black and green, and carrying one of the Kwanzaa candles. President-Elect Barack Obama briefly spoke to a small group of journalists a few blocks from his home, stating, “While our main celebration is Christmas, we were more than happy to join my brother in honoring his first Kwanzaa in these United States.”
  • Bat Boy Hunts Madoff

    12/15/2008 12:54:12 PM PST · by grizzlyfish · 8 replies · 1,226+ views
    Weekly World News ^ | 12/15/08 | Dallas Commagreens
    Bat Boy reportedly flew into a rage when he heard the news on his cave’s short-wave radio. It seems he has now made it his personal mission to bring Madoff to justice. Madoff was so shaken by Bat Boy’s threats that he has approached the NYPD for protection. When a lieutenant showed him no pity, Madoff screamed, “Have you seen that freaky kid? Have you seen his teeth?! You have to help me!”
  • OCTOBER SURPRISE: ALIEN ENDORSES MCCAIN!

    10/30/2008 8:08:43 AM PDT · by Bell407Pilot · 50 replies · 1,971+ views
    The Weekly World News ^ | Thursday, October 30th, 2008 | Reginald Cunningham III
    WASHINGTON, DC - In a shocking reversal, the Alien has switched his endorsement from Barack Obama to John McCain. With major implications for the U.S. presidential election, political kingmaker the Alien has changed his endorsement amid furor. Both political camps are buzzing about the implications, as the Alien has correctly predicted the winning president in every election for the past 28 years. Ongoing investigation points to Cindy McCain as being the cause for this historic shift in allegiances.
  • Bat Boy endorsement goes to Obama, secures mutant vote

    10/16/2008 1:48:42 PM PDT · by grizzlyfish · 13 replies · 3,639+ views
    Weekly World News ^ | 10/16/08 | Reginald Cunningham III
    Barack Obama has received the political endorsement of America’s favorite precocious mutant: Bat Boy. “This boy is a shining example of the American dream,” Obama said at a small press conference held after the meeting. “Coming from meager beginnings, cast out for who he is, he now enjoys the freedom and limitless possibility granted to every American.”
  • Coast To Coast AM with George Noory tonight!!

    09/11/2008 11:04:42 PM PDT · by Gator_that_eats_Dems · 17 replies · 338+ views
    Coast to Coast AM ^ | Gator_that_eats_dems
    I was listening to this syndicated show tonight, and George has Glynnis McCants, a lady specializing in numerology. Well she was examining the four people running for the White House, breaking down their lifes, based on their birthdays. George asked for a prediction of her and she said that with it being a very competitive year, she cant tell a decisive victor, but she did state that if the Dems keep attacking Sarah Palin, this is John McCain's year and election. However, if they focus more on the issues and not on Palin, they have a chance to win. George...
  • National Enquire reports Palin affair rumor(know what's out there)

    09/06/2008 7:07:49 PM PDT · by bahblahbah · 132 replies · 993+ views
    Alakan Abroad | September 03, 2008 | Dillon
    The National Enquirer is reporting Gov. Sarah Palin had an extramarital affair. The story doesn't mention when the alleged affair happened.My sources in Alaska say the incident occurred in mid 1990s, right around the time she became mayor of Wasilla. Todd Palin's partner in a Polaris snowmachine dealership in Wasilla, Brad Hanson Hampton, and Sarah were reportedly flirtatious and but never consummated the relationship.When Todd found out, he reportedly dissolved the partnership and sold the dealership. Hampton is now a member of the Palmer City Council. He was married at the time of the reported flirtation. Here's the response from...
  • Batboy Clears Schedule, Escorted By Black SUVs

    08/28/2008 4:25:40 PM PDT · by freeplancer · 20 replies · 624+ views
    Batboy.com ^ | freeplancer
    It's official, Batboy has cleared his schedule and is being escorted around town by Black SUVs. His press office had no comment. This comes as a surprise to some who remember that Batboy offered his coveted endorsement to Al Gore in 2000.
  • Aliens, Elvis, Bat Boy mourn death of Weekly World News

    08/26/2007 9:31:11 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 44 replies · 1,099+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | August 26, 2007 | LARRY LEBOWITZ
    The Weekly World News is dead, and in the words of its ripsnorting right-wing columnist Ed Anger, the tabloid's dwindling legion of fans should be ''pig-biting mad'' about it. Based for most of its 28 years in Palm Beach County, the Weekly World News delivered the guiltiest of pleasures with wheelbarrows of wit, screaming headlines and a black-and-white design sensibility straight out of 1952. Depending on your perspective, the WWN gloriously chronicled or shamelessly fabricated an alternate reality populated by amorous space aliens, babies born with angel wings and gardeners who marry their vegetables.
  • Weekly World News to Close

    07/25/2007 1:38:53 PM PDT · by MovementConservative · 14 replies · 392+ views
    Yahoo ^ | Tuesday July 24, 4:29 pm ET | By Matt Sedensky, Associated Press Writer
    Mystery! Horror! a Supermarket Tabloid Calls It Quits MIAMI (AP) -- An angel of death has visited Earth! Aliens have pulled off an abduction! A mystery ailment has claimed a victim! Weekly World News, the tabloid that for 28 years has chronicled sightings of Elvis, extraterrestrial activity and the exploits of Bat Boy, is no more. Its publisher said Tuesday it would put out its last issue next month, maintaining only a Web presence. What does it mean for a black-and-white staple that has delivered news of such historical proportions as Bigfoot's capture of a lumberjack he kept as his...
  • Bush executive order threatens 5th Amendment?

    07/25/2007 11:01:30 AM PDT · by BGHater · 28 replies · 1,413+ views
    WND ^ | 25 July 2007 | Jerome Corsi
    On Tuesday, July 17, President Bush issued an executive order that could be interpreted to outlaw anti-war protest. This new executive order empowering the federal government to freeze the assets of people who threaten Iraq's stability and its government is so broad it could be applied to any domestic opponent of the Iraq war who has assets in the U.S., charges a former Reagan administration official. White House press secretary Tony Snow explained the order targets terrorist and insurgent groups not covered by existing authorities who come across the border from countries such as Iran and Syria. But constitutional lawyer...