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  • Son of Sanford city manager arrested on domestic violence charges

    07/17/2013 8:36:24 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 27 replies
    WFTV ^ | 7/17/2013 | WFTV
    SANFORD, Fla. — Authorities said Sanford's city manager Norton Bonaparte's son, also named Norton Bonaparte, was arrested overnight in Seminole County on domestic violence against his mother. According the arrest report, Bonaparte barged into his parent's home and got into an argument with his mother, who called police. "My husband is working on changing the locks right now," the woman told 911 dispatchers. "I have his home address and I've asked him repeatedly to leave my house." According to the report, Bonaparte's mother felt he was angry enough to hurt her, and at one point she thought he said, "I...
  • Emperor Obama and the ministry of propaganda

    01/31/2013 10:18:07 AM PST · by Perseverando · 6 replies
    WND ^ | January 30, 2013 | Marisa Martin
    Exclusive: Marisa Martin sees U.S. president as modern-day Bonaparte “History is a set of lies agreed upon,” Napoleon Bonaparte famously said as the self-anointed emperor of France. Surely he was in a place to know, as he waged fiercely successful propaganda campaigns on several continents. Bonaparte created and wrote for two newspapers dedicated solely to his own promotion and glory. He adroitly manipulated the press by keeping unsavory personal details buried under heaps of red herring and frivolity. Artists such as David and Delarouche were commissioned to paint him swashbuckling and heroic: “Superman with a sash saves France!” Napoleon’s exploits...
  • The Illustrious Dead: The Terrifying Story of How Typhus Killed Napoleon's Greatest Army

    05/31/2009 1:03:31 PM PDT · by decimon · 69 replies · 1,921+ views
    Amazon.com ^ | Unknown | Unknown
    > Even as the Russians retreated before him in disarray, Napoleon found his army disappearing, his frantic doctors powerless to explain what had struck down a hundred thousand soldiers. The emperor’s vaunted military brilliance suddenly seemed useless, and when the Russians put their own occupied capital to the torch, the campaign became a desperate race through the frozen landscape as troops continued to die by the thousands. Through it all, with tragic heroism, Napoleon’s disease-ravaged, freezing, starving men somehow rallied, again and again, to cries of “Vive l’Empereur!” >