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  • Supreme Court burping case may hinge on Gorsuch dissent

    05/14/2017 6:52:05 AM PDT · by jiggyboy · 41 replies
    The Press Democrat (CA) ^ | May 13, 2017 | Sam Hananel
    One of Neil Gorsuch’s sharpest dissents as an appeals court judge came just six months before he was nominated for the Supreme Court. That’s when he sided with a New Mexico seventh-grader who was handcuffed and arrested after his teacher said the student had disrupted gym class with fake burps. Nearly a year later, Gorsuch sits on the nation’s highest court and the boy’s mother is asking the justices to take up her appeal. She’s using Gorsuch’s words to argue that she has a right to sue the officer who arrested her son. The court could act as early as...
  • The unhealthiest foods in the food court(Recommendations for Tonight!)!

    01/06/2014 12:38:18 PM PST · by US Navy Vet · 29 replies
    The Daily Meal via FoxNews.com ^ | January 06, 2014 | By Dan Hesse
    From a pastrami sandwich at Subway to a Caramel Pecanbon at Cinnabon, the offerings at the great American food court can be some of the unhealthiest you’ll find, anywhere. We’ve gathered the most common food court standbys and tracked down the unhealthiest items on their menus, and it’s something you should check out before you ever head down to your local shopping mall again. The food court is as American a concept as there is. It’s convenient, has a number of diverse choices, and is at the epicenter of that enduring monument to capitalism: the shopping mall. It also displays...
  • Student Arrested for Burping During Class

    12/08/2013 7:08:22 PM PST · by Morgana · 96 replies
    ABC ^ | Kathryne Solove
    A 13-year-old student in Albuquerque, N.M., was allegedly arrested for burping during class. According to his lawsuit, after he “burped audibly” his teacher called the school resource officer, who in turn called the authorities to have him arrested for “interfering with public education.” “They are using petty misdemeanor charges to arrest children in New Mexico,” said Shannon Kennedy, the boy’s attorney. A seventh-grader at Cleveland Middle school, he names his teacher, principal and a police officer in his civil rights lawsuit.
  • US school student arrested for 'burping audibly' in class (‘interfering with public education’)

    12/05/2011 3:39:15 PM PST · by Libloather · 47 replies
    New Kerala ^ | 12/03/11
    US school student arrested for 'burping audibly' in class Washington, Dec 3 : A seventh-grader in a US school was reportedly arrested after he ‘burped audibly’ during a class. The 13-year-old from Cleveland Middle School alleges that after he burped, his teacher called the school resource officer, who in turn called the authorities to have him arrested for ‘interfering with public education’. The student has filed a civil rights lawsuit naming his teacher, principal and a police officer. It also claims that school authorities transported him from the school to the detention facility without notifying his parents. “They are using...
  • Caption Mary Landrieu whispering something to Bobby Jindal

    01/27/2010 12:55:49 PM PST · by reaganrevolutionin2010 · 40 replies · 1,485+ views
    Daylife Photos ^ | 1/15/10 | staff
  • Australia's answer to global warming - breed a burp free sheep

    11/29/2009 6:19:12 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 6 replies · 490+ views
    The Times (UK) ^ | 11/29/09 | Anne Barrowclough
    November 29, 2009 Australia's answer to global warming - breed a burp free sheep Anne Barrowclough in Sydney The Australian Government's plans to enact a law for an emissions trading scheme are in chaos and the opposition Liberal party is in meltdown over the climate change legislation. But Australian scientists have their own cunning plan to stop global warming - breed a sheep that doesn't burp. Farting cows and sheep have been blamed for most of the methane emissions that have helped take Australia to the top of the world's carbon footprint league table. Around 12 per cent of the...
  • Worm's "Biological Emissions" (Burps) Contributing to Climate Shift (Rolling Eyes)

    03/11/2009 7:25:00 AM PDT · by Notoriously Conservative · 20 replies · 681+ views
    notoriouslyconservative.com ^ | 03 11 09 | Notoriously Conservative
    Thursday, March 05, 2009 By Andrea Thompson Aquatic animals that feed on lake and stream bottom sediments burp out small amounts of nitrous oxide, a potent greenhouse gas, a new study finds.While the biological emissions from these critters pales in comparison to the nitrous oxide emitted by fossil fuel burning, their contribution could increase as more and more nitrogen-rich fertilizer runs off into lakes, streams and seas, the authors of the study said.Nitrous oxide (N2O) is more commonly known to anyone who has sat in the dentist's chair as laughing gas.In the atmosphere it is a powerful greenhouse gas, packing...
  • Rolling the geopolitical dice: Hillary backers, CNN risked destabilizing nuclear Pakistan

    01/02/2008 8:47:09 AM PST · by BradtotheBone · 14 replies · 167+ views
    Worldtibune ^ | December 29, 2007
    In the wake of Benazir Bhutto’s assassination, Wolf Blitzer of CNN made much of an e-mail, exclusively provided to him by a close associate of Bhutto and a Hillary Clinton supporter, casting blame on Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf for her murder. We can now understand why Musharraf’s November 3 state-of-emergency decree took foreign news outlets like CNN off the air. Musharraf, who is one of the main targets of the Al Qaida international terrorist organization, recognizes that the so-called “CNN effect” in global affairs can destabilize foreign governments, including his own. It’s no wonder that he recently complained about being...
  • STATEMENT OF SENATOR EDWARD M. KENNEDY ON IRAQ July 17, 2007

    07/17/2007 4:50:15 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 21 replies · 463+ views
    SENATOR EDWARD M. KENNEDY ^ | July 17, 2007 | SENATOR EDWARD M. KENNEDY
    (As Prepared for Delivery) July 17, 2007 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mr. President, these are very difficult days in our history. The war in Iraq continues to impose an unacceptably heavy toll on our military, their families, our national security, and our ability to lead the world. I intend to vote for the Levin-Reed amendment, and I urge the Senate to approve it. America is paying an enormous cost for a war we never should have fought, and it’s time to bring it to an end. The war has divided us here at home, and it has made us more isolated...
  • Cows that burp less seen helping in climate fight

    07/09/2007 8:03:08 PM PDT · by CalvaryJohn · 8 replies · 342+ views
    Reuters ^ | Mon Jul 9, 2007 1:20PM EDT | (Reuters)
    LONDON (Reuters) - Manners aside, getting cows to burp less can help reduce global warming. Using modern plant-breeding methods to find new diets for cows that make them belch less is a way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, scientists said on Monday. The key is developing new varieties of food that are easier for cattle to digest and also provide a proper balance of fiber, protein and sugar, said Michael Abberton, a scientist at the UK-based Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research. This could open up plant-based solutions as alternatives to reducing stock as farmers look for ways to cut...
  • Dog caught stealing

    04/02/2007 9:42:00 AM PDT · by jdm · 19 replies · 468+ views
    UPI ^ | April 02, 2007 | General News Guy
    OSLO, Norway, April 2 -- The owner of a dog that was caught on tape sneaking into a Norwegian gas station to steal candy says his pooch is a repeat offender. The 7-year-old bull terrier named Conan spent some time behind bars last week before his owner, Liss-Hege Jeremiassen, bailed him out, Aftenposten reported Monday, quoting a story in the Norwegian-language newspaper Adressavisen. "He is incredibly fond of food in general and sweets in particular. He has run off a few times before and he always heads for food stores," Jeremiassen said. The dog apparently snuck out Wednesday night and...
  • Deadly Ocean Burp

    11/29/2006 7:31:52 AM PST · by aculeus · 70 replies · 2,248+ views
    Science Central.com ^ | November 16, 2006 | by Jack Penland
    Could a dangerous gas buildup at the bottom of the ocean bubble up and wipe out most life on Earth? According to some researchers, it already has done so; several times. Scientists mostly agree that it was an object from space that crashed into Earth 65 million years ago, killing off much of the planet's life, including most of the dinosaurs. But geologists have found evidence of four other major mass extinctions and more than a dozen other smaller similar extinctions over the past 500 million years. In addition they've not found any corresponding evidence of a collision from an...
  • The Indian-Israeli terror nexus

    07/21/2006 4:57:12 AM PDT · by milestogo · 9 replies · 403+ views
    The News International, Pakistan ^ | Shireen M Mazari,Director general of the Institute of Strategic Studies in Islamabad
    The Indian-Israeli terror nexus Shireen M Mazari The present situation in the Middle East shows the desperate need for the UN to include state terrorism within any international convention on terrorism. Israel's unleashing of its military might against the Palestinian Authority and Palestinian people and against the hapless Lebanese state shows most starkly the terrorism a state with massive military resources can unleash. With US President Bush and his faithful sidekick Tony Blair, continuing to declare their absurd refrain of Israel's "right to defend itself", the international community has been reduced to a frustrated spectator to this latest act of...
  • Beer for life

    03/14/2006 1:36:59 PM PST · by oxcart · 100 replies · 1,672+ views
    Fortune via CNN ^ | 03/14/2006 | By Matthew Boyle
    Can drinking it slow the aging process? A new study in Austria says yes -- but that may not be enough to help large domestic brewers. With St. Patrick's Day and March Madness soon upon us, Americans probably don't need any more reasons to toss back a few beers. But we'll give you some anyway. Researchers in Austria and the Czech Republic -- two nations that drink more than their fair share of suds -- have just released studies that suggest that beer is an anti-inflammatory and can slow the aging process. In a study published in the March issue...
  • DFU SONG: Teenager in Love (Cape Cod Orca Ted Kennedy's love child)

    01/18/2006 1:00:15 PM PST · by doug from upland · 6 replies · 1,007+ views
    DFU SONGS | 1-2006 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    MIDI - TEENAGER IN LOVE It's really not my fault 'cause our parents we can't pick With headlines I've read lately, I am becoming sick I think I'm in a world that's gone mad I'm hoping Cape Cod Orca Ted's not my dad When there's excessive drinking, don't drive your Oldsmobile If you are on a bridge, don't try to cop a feel I think I'm in a world that's gone mad I'm hoping Cape Cod Orca Ted's not my dad That blowhard is scum...he failed lifeguard class And in the Senate, he's really such an *ss When mother...
  • **** Official Friday Silliness Thread ****

    11/18/2005 5:50:36 AM PST · by BJClinton · 438 replies · 11,017+ views
    Free Republic ^ | 11/18/2005 | 1337 speak suxors
    Yeah! Made it to the weekend and it's hunting season. Since Turkey Day is just a few days away that means my two favorite football games are up. UT vs. TAMU and the Cowboy's Thanksgiving Debacle. But looming on the horizon is the dreaded Christmas gift-shopping. Maybe this year I'll get it done well before we head off to the folks place....nah, who am I kidding. Another couple of fine pieces from Prime Choice:
  • Unbelievable comment from Ted Kennedy regarding 2000th soldier death - "On this auspicious day..."

    10/26/2005 9:08:13 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 60 replies · 2,607+ views
    Tony Snow & mensnewsdaily.com | 10-26-05 | Doug from Upland
    In case you missed it, I hope you are going to be as angry as I am. As the DemocRATS are celebrating the 2000th death of an American hero in the war, they can barely contain themselves. But Senator Edward "Ted" Kennedy has gone way over what anyone would consider decent behavior. On Tuesday, on the floor of the Senate, when discussing the 2000th death of a hero, he actually used the following words: "On this auspicious day . . ." I read it at mensnewsdaily.com Don’t think their[sp they're] celebrating? I give you Senator Edward (the Killer) Kennedy. He...
  • Storms,Iraq,N.Korea,Syria,Iran and Islamic Schools

    09/23/2005 8:27:04 AM PDT · by swink · 30 replies · 980+ views
    sept 23 2005 | Mike Swink
    Could all problems cause move by US to take aggressive action. Could problems justify such moves? Maybe.
  • 100-Pound Woman Downs Six-Pound Burger

    01/15/2005 2:45:53 PM PST · by martin_fierro · 32 replies · 4,375+ views
    AP/Yahoo ^ | Fri Jan 14, 9:11 PM ET
    100-Pound Woman Downs Six-Pound Burger Fri Jan 14, 9:11 PM ET CLEARFIELD, Pa. - A 100-pound female college student is the first to meet the Denny's Beer Barrel Pub challenge: down the restaurant's six-pound hamburger — and five pounds of fixins' — within three hours. Kate Stelnick, 19, of Princeton, N.J., made the five-hour drive with two friends from The College of New Jersey on Wednesday, after they saw pictures of the monster burger, dubbed the Ye Old 96er, on the Internet and on TV's Food Network. "I just saw it on TV and I really thought I could do...
  • Man repeatedly stabs long lost best friend he traced via Friends Reunited website

    01/10/2005 8:57:06 AM PST · by yankeedame · 25 replies · 1,139+ views
    News.COm.AU ^ | January 10, 2005 | staff writer
    Stabbed by friend, still matesJanuary 10, 2005A BRITISH man has been jailed for repeatedly stabbing a long lost best friend he had traced via the Friends Reunited website, and the victim still wants to be mates. Brendan Walsh, 27, nearly killed Noel Duff when he stabbed him seven times in a drunken rage because he mistakenly believed his friend had attacked his sister, Karen, whom Mr Duff had started dating. However, Walsh immediately became full of remorse and called an ambulance. Mr Duff was rushed to a hospital where doctors said it was a miracle he had survived a stab...