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  • Hillary Clinton suffers unexpected tragedy on the campaign trail

    04/04/2016 7:10:19 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 23 replies
    Hillary Clinton canceled campaign events today after her broom was found broken in two early this morning. While investigators suspect foul play one tip from a man who wishes to remain anonymous suggests that the broom has been trying to end itself for decades ever since his mother-in-law passed it down to Hillary. According to one of the emails unearthed from the FBI investigation into Clinton's private email servers the broom was set to be part of a forthcoming "green initiative." Aides say the plan aimed at severely reducing the carbon footprint of the presidency by making the broom the...
  • Boy 16 carrying a BROOMSTICK is shot four times in the chest and stomach by police in Salt Lake...

    A police officer shot a 16-year-old boy when he refused to drop the broomstick he was holding in Salt Lake City last night. The officer was responding to an unrelated call in the Utah capital at 8.15pm when his team spotted two teenagers arguing with a man, according to the Salt Lake Tribune. Surrounding them, police allegedly told the boy to drop what he was holding - part of a broomstick. When he did not, 'shots were fired'. The boy was hit in the chest and the stomach.
  • Little Rock Airport to be renamed for Bill and Hillary Clinton

    03/17/2012 8:43:27 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 59 replies · 2+ views
    Arkansas Times ^ | 16 MAR 2012 | Max Brantley
    The Little Rock Airport Commission has scheduled a discussion at its meeting Tuesday to rename the airport the Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport. The idea has kicked around for years, with varying amounts of cheering and jeering. Hillary Clinton served for a time as legal counsel to the airport. I'm guessing the votes are in hand now to honor Arkansas's native son president and his wife, the secretary of state. It's better than a guess. Our FOI request early today produced 1) renderings of various proposed sign treatments including the one above; 2) the resolution the commission has up...
  • Justice Ginsburg Slides to Safety off Airplane

    09/14/2011 1:02:23 PM PDT · by Rinnwald · 16 replies
    The Seattle Times ^ | 9/14/11 | AP
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who is 78 and has battled cancer, was forced to slide down an emergency chute to evacuate a flight at Dulles International Airport on Wednesday, a court spokeswoman said.
  • Republicans sweep in Virginia

    11/03/2009 5:31:35 PM PST · by bigred08 · 8 replies · 809+ views
    The Examiner ^ | 11/3/2009 | Kevin Hall
    Fox News just called the Virginia gubernatorial race for Republican Bob McDonnell. Exit polls show him defeating Democrat Creigh Deeds in a landslide. Republicans also have captured the Lt. Governor and Attorney General spots, making it a clean sweep.
  • Get a mop? Va. GOP says get a broom

    10/31/2009 3:53:57 PM PDT · by advance_copy · 28 replies · 1,439+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 10/31/09 | Rosalind Helderman
    <p>Republicans rallying this morning in Springfield had a new prop: A broom that read "McBolliNelli" on the handle.</p> <p>The Republican ticket is stumping throughout the state Saturday but began with a traditional GOP pep rally at Interstate Van Lines in Springfield. Gubernatorial candidate Bob McDonnell was joined by ticket mates Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling, attorney general candidate Sen. Ken Cuccinelli and a variety for Republican luminaries, including Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, chairman of the Republican Governors Association.</p>
  • CNN Reports on Broom that Stands on its Own in Alabama Shop - Video

    08/31/2009 6:42:17 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 34 replies · 2,149+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | August 31, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is a CNN video report on a broom in a Prattville, Alabama Consignment shop that strangely "stands on its own." It seems a woman was moving a cabinet, and when she turned around the broom was standing on its own. The broom can be moved to various spots on the floor and will still stand on its own. . . . . . (Watch Video)
  • Dying in Vein - Is subjecting an inmate to a failed execution cruel and unusual punishment?

    09/22/2009 3:18:52 PM PDT · by Justaham · 27 replies · 916+ views
    Newsweek ^ | 9-22-09 | Krista Gesaman
    Can a vein save a convicted killer? It the case of Romell Broom—it might. Broom was sentenced to death for raping and murdering 14-year-old Tryna Middleton on Sept. 21, 1984. Broom isn't supposed to be alive to witness the 25th anniversary of Middleton's death—but he is. Last Tuesday, the execution team at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility spent several hours trying unsuccessfully to find a viable vein for a lethal injection. Now, Ohio is faced with the difficult task of determining whether it can try to execute Broom a second time, after it botched the first attempt.
  • The Executioner's Tale: Romell Broom's Botched Lethal Injection

    09/19/2009 11:25:07 AM PDT · by AJKauf · 17 replies · 1,438+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | Sept. 18 | Jazz Shaw
    It must have been a grim scene on Tuesday night inside of Ohio’s state prison at Lucasville. Romell Broom lay strapped to a gurney with a team of medical technicians and correction officials hovering about him. But rather than receiving emergency medical treatment, Romell was waiting to die. Back in 1984, Broom had been convicted of abducting a fourteen-year-old child as she walked home from a football game in Cleveland, raping her and killing her. No credible opposition to the evidence presented against him was forthcoming, and the court determined that Romell should no longer be sharing above ground real...
  • Groom fixes his teeth so that he can marry (bride's father, a dentist, insisted)

    09/07/2009 9:23:56 PM PDT · by rawhide · 19 replies · 1,112+ views ^ | September 6, 2009
    Gordon Taylor got a surprising answer when he asked for a dentist's daughter's hand in marriage – 'Yes, as long as you get your teeth fixed.' The 32-year-old was told he must have a series of fillings and cosmetic surgery before he could walk down the aisle with Sarah Lewis, 26. Her father, Dr Philip Lewis, even made him wear a 'snap-on smile' cosmetic denture for the wedding in Cowes, the Isle of Wight. 'I didn't mean to neglect my teeth, I guess it was just the lifestyle I was leading,' said Mr Taylor. 'When I met Sarah, I guess...
  • Brooms come out for 'clean sweep' (An Excellent Idea From Smalltown USA!!!)

    07/31/2009 6:32:45 AM PDT · by devane617 · 15 replies · 849+ views
    ALBANY - It appears the traditional political symbols of the elephant and donkey will be joined by a broom-pusher, at least in Albany. From 9 a.m. until noon Saturday at Westover Crossing, members of the Dougherty County Taxpayers Association will be handing out free brooms, the symbol the organization has chosen for its Sweep Albany Clean campaign that is aimed at electing three Albany city commissioners this fall.
  • Wife Uses Broom To Pry Gator Off Husband

    03/30/2009 8:30:54 PM PDT · by stainlessbanner · 40 replies · 2,500+ views
    wftv ^ | March 30, 2009
    LAKE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Lake County man was attacked by an alligator inside his house Sunday night. The gator crawled through an open door and into the Florida room of the house on Lake Eustis Drive. The man's wife and her friend used a broom handle to try and open the gator's mouth. The house sits right along a canal and it wasn't much distance at all for the little alligator to climb out of the canal, under the gate and right through the back door. "I saw him right here. Right here! That's when I turned around and...
  • Hillary Stumps Ohio (plus, her broom is for sale)

    05/07/2007 7:56:25 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 52 replies · 1,183+ views
    newsmax ^ | 5-6-07
    Sunday, May 6, 2007 10:11 p.m. EDT Hillary Stumps Ohio Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday urged graduates of a small, historically black college to remain optimistic about their ability to fight injustice and change society for the better. "That's what elections are for," she said. "Don't let anyone wear you down to the point where you believe it is not worth trying to change your society any longer." A crowd of about 4,000 listened to the Democratic presidential candidate deliver the commencement address for about 225 graduates of Wilberforce University, a school of about 1,050 students about 15 miles...
  • Fla. Man Battles Gator With Broom

    03/29/2006 8:22:16 AM PST · by stainlessbanner · 9 replies · 357+ views
    local6 ^ | March 28, 2006
    NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla -- An 82-year-old Lee County man said he tried to get an alligator out of his garage with a broom. John Turney says he also used the blue straw broom to kept the 4-foot reptile from biting him. The gator later went under Turney's car that was parked in the driveway and Turney sprayed it with a garden hose. The alligator finally didn't leave until three other people prodded it, forcing the reptile to go back to a lake. It had apparently spent the night in Turney's garage in North Fort Myers. Just a few days...
  • DFU SONG: Down By the Station (Hillary's plantation)

    01/21/2006 8:11:44 PM PST · by doug from upland · 5 replies · 366+ views
    DFU SONGS | 1-2006 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    MIDI - DOWN BY THE STATION It's her plantation, black folks do not wander She loves dark-skinned people, not the evil GOP She will pander to you, then she's gonna screw you That's the way with Hillary It's her plantation, listen to her screaming On her broom she's riding, it's a funny sight to see She will pander to you, then she's gonna screw you That's the way with Hillary
  • Cashier Fights Attempted Robber Off

    09/30/2005 6:19:10 AM PDT · by Army Air Corps · 45 replies · 853+ views
    KCBD NewsChannel 11 ^ | 29 September 2005 | Staff
    A cashier at a South Lubbock Pizza Hut fought off a would-be robber with a broom. Police say the man walked into the Pizza Hut at 3311 82nd Street around 3 o'clock Thurss afternoon. He demanded money but the cashier refused. He then pulled out a pistol and tried to fire but the gun didn't go off. That is when the cashier hit the gunman with a broom and he left. The suspect is described as a black man in his 30's, six-feet tall, and he weighs about 190 pounds. He has short dark hair and is clean shaven. He...
  • Director of Analysis Branch at the C.I.A. Is Being Removed

    12/28/2004 8:10:58 PM PST · by Pikamax · 35 replies · 1,329+ views
    Nytimes ^ | 12/29/04 | DOUGLAS JEHL
    c By DOUGLAS JEHL ASHINGTON, Dec. 28 - The head of the Central Intelligence Agency's analytical branch is being forced to step down, former intelligence officials say, opening a major new chapter in a shakeup under Porter J. Goss, the agency's chief. The official, Jami Miscik, the agency's deputy director for intelligence, told her subordinates on Tuesday afternoon of her plan to step down on Feb. 4. A former intelligence official said that Ms. Miscik was told before Christmas that Mr. Goss wanted to make a change and that "the decision to depart was not hers." Ms. Miscik has headed...

    08/16/2002 7:39:49 AM PDT · by Merchant Seaman · 735 replies · 30,137+ views
    Annoyed Reader
    The purpose of's multiple message boards is to limit the topics for each board to particular topics. Posting the same message on all the boards defeats the purpose of multiple-boards for special topics. It is very annoying to see the same message on every bulletin board. PLEASE! DO THE READERS A FAVOR. STOP CROSS-POSTING YOUR MESSAGES!
  • Journalists and the CIA bomb out

    11/21/2004 3:54:10 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 12 replies · 741+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | Nov. 21, 2004 | Douglas Hanson
    The CIA and its coterie of leak-recipient journalists have seriously damaged the public’s understanding of the terror dangers we face. Now that the public’s attention finally has turned to the threat of Iran’s nuclear weapons capabilities, it is vital that everyone understand how a clever misdirection of focus has seriously understated the ability of the mullahs to produce atomic weapons. Since Porter Goss embarked on the much-needed shake-up of the CIA, we’ve been treated to agency leaks to the legacy media from the proverbial “unnamed sources” in an attempt to persuade the American people that Goss will single handedly render...
  • ALCS Game 4 : Yankees @ Red Sox (Live Thread)

    10/17/2004 3:49:35 PM PDT · by Neets · 531 replies · 8,205+ views
    Yankees look for sweep; Astros try to pull even October 17, 2004 BRISTOL, Connecticut (Ticker) - After a record-breaking rout against the Boston Red Sox in Game Three, the New York Yankees are on the verge of their 40th World Series appearance. The Yankees - and the two teams combined - set a League Championship Series record for runs scored in a 19-8 rout of the Red Sox on Saturday, taking a three games to none lead. Of the 25 instances when a team has taken such a best-of-seven series lead previously, it has closed out the series in four...