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  • Fire, Dust Storms, and Scorching Heat: This Year's Burning Man Sounds Like the End of Days

    09/01/2017 9:15:42 AM PDT · by rktman · 27 replies
    gizmodo.com ^ | 8/31/2017 | Rhett Jones
    Visitors to the Burning Man festival are really getting to live out their Mad Max dreams this year. But it isn’t so much post-apocalyptic as it is just apocalyptic. Dust storms and a heat wave ensured that it was going to be a rough event from the beginning, and now an enormous wildfire has shut down the main road that accesses the week long celebration. Attendees have been gathering in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada since Sunday to install art projects, construct camps, fire up sound systems and, ya know, burn. Within days of their arrival, dust storms started...
  • Ready to burn: Thousands flock to Nevada for the annual Burning Man Festival (T)

    08/29/2017 6:25:49 AM PDT · by rktman · 37 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 8/28/2017 | Regina F. Graham and Cheyenne Roundtree
    Tens of thousands have braved massive traffic jams to get to a remote stretch of Nevada desert for the annual Burning Man festival. The highly-anticipated art and music festival runs over nine days from Sunday until September 4 in Black Rock Desert, which is about 120 miles north of Reno. Black Rock City has been transformed into a 'metropolis dedicated to community, art, self-expression and self-reliance' where about 70,000 people have descended upon. In a matter of days, volunteers for the event built what is likely to be the state's busiest airport in the middle of an ancient dry lake-bed....
  • Shocking! Trump Racism Caught on Camera

    11/21/2016 6:28:17 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 13 replies
    You Tube ^ | 20/11/16 | Hillary for Prison 2016
    Shows more idiots
  • Biggest Bush donor to run anti-Trump ad

    12/04/2015 1:02:30 PM PST · by markomalley · 42 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12-4-15 | Bradford Richardson
    Jeb Bush's largest donor has decided to run full-page ads targeting Donald Trump that call the GOP presidential hopeful "a narcissistic BULLYionaire." Billionaire Mike Fernandez, who has contributed $3 million to Right to Rise, the main super-PAC supporting Bush's presidential bid, announced his decision on Friday after a poll showed Trump leading the GOP field with 36 percent support. Bush trails, with just 3 percent.
  • Calais migrant camp 'on fire' as France reels from Paris terror attacks

    11/13/2015 6:10:24 PM PST · by dynachrome · 34 replies
    Mirror ^ | 11-14-15 | MIKEY SMITH
    Fire has reportedly broken out at the 'jungle' refugee camp in the port of Calais in the hours following the terror attacks in Paris. At around 11pm volunteers at the camp began sharing pictures of the blaze on social media. And soon after an anti-migrant group known as 'The Angry of Calais' posted videos of the inferno on Facebook.
  • [German FM] Steinmeier: Gaza is a ‘powder keg’ (so solution = open borders??)

    06/01/2015 11:09:01 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 01 Jun 2015 18:36 GMT+02:00 | (AFP)
    The impoverished Gaza Strip is a “powder keg” at risk of exploding, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Monday during a visit to the war-torn territory. […] “We shall only be able to decisively reduce the risks of a fresh escalation if we allow economic development in the Gaza Strip in addition to humanitarian aid and reconstruction,” he said on a visit to Gaza City’s fishing port. That would only be possible “with open borders”—a reference to the tough restrictions on the movement of goods and people that have been imposed by Israel and Egypt. “But none of this will...
  • Fireman responds to Houston Islamic center blaze with tweet: 'Let it burn... block the fire hydrant'

    02/16/2015 5:42:32 AM PST · by rickmichaels · 57 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | February 16, 2015 | Christopher Brennan, Zoe Szathmary
    Twitter users have directed their fury at a Texas man who allegedly said on social media that a Houston Islamic center should burn down. Dustin Herron allegedly wrote online about a fire that took place at Quba Islamic Institute last week, liberal website The Daily Kos reported on Friday. According to the website, Herron wrote on social media 'Let it burn...block the fire hydrant' but Daily Mail Online could not confirm the authenticity of the post. However, the Daily Kos reported that Herron is a Crystal Beach Volunteer Fire Department (CBVFD) volunteer. And a LinkedIn profile lists a man of...
  • UCLA law professor learns Ferguson-related exam question is taboo

    12/12/2014 3:24:50 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/12/2014 | Maxim Lott
    Law school exams often present legal conundrums ripped from headlines of the day, but one UCLA law professor is apologizing for basing a test question on what is apparently a taboo subject -- the fallout from the police shooting of a black man in Ferguson, Mo. Professor Robert Goldstein said the exam question was designed to test students’ ability to analyze the line between free speech and inciting violence. It cited a report about how Michael Brown’s stepfather, Louis Head, shouted, “Burn this bitch down!” after a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the...
  • East Bay demonstrator bruised but believes in peaceful protest

    12/12/2014 8:44:28 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 13 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | December 12, 2014 | Chip Johnson
    Dr. Maya Eydelman treats Zak Wear, who lost two teeth when he was attacked during a protest that turned violent Tuesday. Image 1 of 2 Dr. Maya Eydelman treats Zak Wear, who lost two teeth when he was attacked during a protest that turned violent Tuesday. Zak Wear believes it’s his civic duty to step into the street and lend his voice to the antipolice protests that have swept the nation and the Bay Area. Only next time he does it, he’s not going alone. And, the 25-year-old graduate seminary student from Richmond will have two new front teeth. Vandals...
  • Burned armpit hair led to Idaho car crash, sheriff says

    09/18/2014 6:39:18 AM PDT · by Fenhalls555 · 76 replies
    Associate Press at Fox News ^ | September 18, 2014 | Assoicated Press staff
    BOISE, Idaho – A SUV full of teenagers crashed in Idaho after one of the passengers lit the driver's armpit hair on fire with a lighter, authorities said Wednesday. All five young people in the Ford Bronco were hurt in the crash Sunday and received medical treatment, the Ada County Sheriff's Office said. Two of the passengers, ages 15 and 16, were thrown from the vehicle, but none of the five suffered life-threatening injuries.
  • UDC Asks for $4 Million to Finance Layoffs (DC area)

    11/26/2012 7:12:36 PM PST · by FreeAtlanta · 13 replies
    nbcwashington.com ^ | Monday, Nov 26, 2012 | Brandon Benavides
    School plans to layoff 25 faculty and staff members The University of the District of Columbia is asking the city for $4 million to pay for the severance packages of dozens of professors and staff members it wants to lay off. UDC plans to lay off 25 faculty and staff members, and eliminate seven departments and two dozen majors. School officials say it's expensive to eliminate positions because of a strong union presence. The school already eliminated 30 positions. A university spokesperson said the school expects the city to pay for the severance packages because the city ordered UDC to...
  • Comcast's NBCUniversal unit lays off 500 employees: source (Get rid of them all!)

    11/13/2012 3:17:57 AM PST · by tobyhill · 20 replies
    reuters ^ | 11/12/2012 | staff
    Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal entertainment unit is laying off about 500 employees at cable channels, Jay Leno's late-night TV show and the Universal Pictures movie studio, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Monday. The cuts add up to about 1.5 percent of the company's workforce of 30,000 employees, the source said. A large portion of the layoffs occurred at the G4 cable channel, a network about video games and the gaming culture, the source said. Two of the network's shows were recently canceled. Other layoffs occurred about two months ago at "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," which...
  • Turns Out The Taliban Burn Korans Too (Taliban Burn 300 Korans in Afghanistan)

    08/08/2012 7:27:35 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 5 replies
    Business Insider ^ | August 8, 2012 | Robert Johnson
    Turns Out The Taliban Burn Korans Too In February of this year American troops working at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan burned dozens of their prisoners Korans. Though the Taliban was quick to use the event to inspire locals to kill U.S. troops, it now appears the Islamist militant movement burns Korans as well. Though it is the holy book of Islam, U.S. troops at Bagram prison found inmates were scribbling coded messages to one another in the books margins and destroyed them. Afghan outrage was immense and sparked protests throughout the country; calling into question U.S. policy and troop...
  • U.S. opening formal probe into GM Volt fire risk

    11/25/2011 4:56:20 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 19 replies
    U.S. opening formal probe into GM Volt fire risk Photo 5:46pm EST (Reuters) - U.S. auto safety regulators are opening a formal investigation into fire risks in General Motors' Volt vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Friday it was taking the step after efforts to recreate a May crash test saw fires result from two out of three crash tests performed this month. "While it is too soon to tell whether the investigation will lead to a recall of any vehicles or parts, if NHTSA identifies an unreasonable risk to safety, the agency will take immediate action...
  • Spike Lee Ridicules Herman Cain: ‘Negro, Please’

    10/20/2011 11:02:44 PM PDT · by This Just In · 57 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | October 19, 2011 | John Nolte
    Spike Lee Ridicules Herman Cain: ‘Negro, Please’ Posted By John Nolte On October 19, 2011 @ 3:22 pm In Celebrity News, Politics | 147 Comments The New York Times piece Lee refers to here is the most appalling piece of race-baiting I’ve read in years. You can read my write-up about it at Big Journalism [1]. The reaction the Times was looking for is exactly this kind of thing from Spike Lee.
  • The US *WILL* Be Downgraded

    07/28/2011 4:15:05 PM PDT · by verklaring · 35 replies
    Market Ticker ^ | 7-28-2011 | Karl Denninger
    The "most-recent" proposals cut anywhere from nothing in actual spending (Democrat proposal) for 2012 to $90 billion (Republican.) And neither contains any actual cuts on a forward basis - the Republicans are at least honest about it and say they just "hold discretionary non-defense spending at 2011 levels." That's not a cut in spending.
  • Koran Burning Not Responsible for Murder of UN Workers

    04/02/2011 4:03:30 AM PDT · by Amerisrael · 16 replies
    The responsibility for these horrific murderous acts rest with the Islamist perpetrators. And their Puppet Master. Nor was former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon's visit to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem responsible for the launch of the 2nd jihad Intifada violence:"It [the uprising] had been planned since [PA] Chairman [Yasser] Arafat's return from Camp David, when he turned the tables on the former US president and rejected the American conditions,"--PA Communications Minister Imad Faluji, -March 2, 2001"...it [Intifada] had been planned..."Sharon's visit to the Temple Mount was publicised and known about well in advance. Then used as a pretext to initiate the Intifada that had been...
  • Van Jones Predicts ‘Potential Nightmare Scenario’ of Social Unrest

    12/05/2010 3:58:11 PM PST · by mandaladon · 157 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 5 Dec 2010 | Scott Baker
    St. Louis blogger Adam Sharp has posted a series of videos from Van Jones’ recent talk at Washington University. The most exciting clip was when they decided to toss Adam out of the event! But his subsequent posts have been revealing on a number of fronts, including Jones comparing Fox News to Satan. Today Sharp Elbows adds one more clip into the mix. Many of you have followed Glenn Beck‘s analysis of how desperate progressives will begin to drive wedges in this country that may trigger the kind of trouble we’ve watching unfold across Europe. It seems Van Jones is...
  • Video of 9/11/10 Koran burning at Ground Zero

    09/11/2010 11:49:54 AM PDT · by USArmySpouse · 759 replies · 2+ views
    Youtube ^ | 9/11/10
    9/11/10 Koran burning at Ground Zero captured on video.
  • VDH: Enough Already with Reverend Jones

    09/10/2010 10:06:34 AM PDT · by Retired Greyhound · 15 replies
    By Victor Davis Hanson Everyone is trying to outdo one another in righteous condemnation of the Reverend Terry Jones and his micro-flock, to assure the world that 50 people out of 300 million does not a majority make. That is altogether fine and good, and yet we all know the asymmetry involved — whether it is a scholarly remark made by a pope and the Muslim riots in response, or the policies of many Arab countries forbidding open worship by other religions and, in some cases, the presence of non-Muslims in entire cities. But all that said, our political and...