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  • NM businessman makes Senate run official

    04/20/2017 9:28:56 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 6 replies
    Albuquerque Business First ^ | 4/20/17 | Rachel Sapin
    Mick Rich, who served as president of Albuquerque-based Mick Rich Contractors for over 30 years, is ready to take his hard hat to Washington. The Albuquerque-based Republican filed his statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission in February and will run against Democratic incumbent Sen. Martin Heinrich.
  • Colonel Benjamin Grierson’s Cavalry Raid in 1863

    04/17/2017 7:05:22 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 31 replies
    Early on the morning of April 17, 1863 La Grange, Tennessee Colonel Benjamin H. Grierson, commander of the 1st Brigade of the Cavalry Division, XVI Corps, Army of Tennessee lead ou this Horse Soldiers, his orders included nothing less than an invasion of Mississippi–one of the most daring and successful cavalry raids of the Civil War.
  • (Vanity) Stockholm self conflagration by Swedish Government

    02/22/2017 7:35:31 PM PST · by Kartographer · 11 replies
    2/22/17 | kartographer
    Let's look at well documented Swedish Government self conflagration of Stockholm.
  • The All American B-17 – World War II Survival Story

    02/20/2017 3:26:43 AM PST · by Kartographer · 20 replies ^ | 10/21/15 | KB
    An enemy fighter attacking a 97th Bomb Group formation went out of control, probably with a wounded pilot then continued its crashing descent into the rear of the fuselage of a Fortress named All American, piloted by Lt. Kendrick R. Bragg, of the 414th Bomb Squadron. When it struck, the fighter broke apart, but left some pieces in the B-17. The left horizontal stabilizer of the Fortress and left elevator were completely torn away. The two right engines were out and one on the left had a serious oil pump leak. The vertical fin and the rudder had been damaged,...
  • Horror as ISIS kills 250 Christian children by KNEADING them to death in bread machine

    02/15/2017 3:10:02 PM PST · by Kartographer · 29 replies ^ | 10/27/16 | Marshall Connolly
    Others fared even worse. As ISIS took over the town bakery, they converted it into a shop of horror, they rounded up the six bakers working there and executed them in their own ovens. When they began gathering Christian children at the bakery, some local soldiers attempted to rescue the kids. To discourage the soldiers, the terrorists began throwing children off nearby balconies. The horrifying tactic worked and allowed the terrorists to murder 250 kids in the bakery’s dough machine.
  • UPDATE: Oroville Dam evacuations extended to Sutter County line

    02/12/2017 9:36:04 PM PST · by Kartographer · 111 replies
    KRCR ^ | 2/12/17 | By: Josh Copitch
    An immediate evacuation for Oroville and areas downstream has been ordered. Supervisor Bill Connelly said specifically people who live in Downtown Oroville, Thermalito, and Palermo. The Department of Water Resources said the the mandatory evacuation is now extending to the Sutter County line. An evacuation center has been set up at the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds in Chico. The Elks Lodge in Paradise is also opening their RV Park for free to evacuees. Space is limited in the RV Park. Highway 99, leaving Oroville, has been shut down to all southbound traffic and all four lanes will be open to northbound...
  • Over 100 dead in Brazil as police strike spurs anarchy

    02/09/2017 10:54:47 PM PST · by Kartographer · 21 replies
    REuters via Yahoo News ^ | 2/9/17 | Paulo Whitaker and Pablo Garcia
    More than 100 people have been reported killed during a six-day strike by police in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo, as hundreds of troops patrolled streets attempting to keep order with schools and businesses closed and public transport frozen. The Army mobilized airborne troops and armored vehicles on Thursday to reinforce roughly 1,200 soldiers and federal police trying to contain the chaos in Espirito Santo, a coastal state north of Rio de Janeiro. Most of the violence was centered in Vitoria, the state capital and a wealthy port city ringed by golden beaches and filled with mining and petroleum...
  • Bloodthirsty mob takes over city's streets

    02/06/2017 9:11:04 PM PST · by Kartographer · 13 replies
    UK Mirror ^ | 2/6/17 | Annabel Howard
    n explosion of violent crimes has hit the streets of Brazil after the military police went on police. Looting, rape and murders have been reported as the scenes of devastation are being compared to the 2014 thriller The Purge. With officers staging a walk-out over conditions, lawless gangs wielding guns and machetes appear to be running riot - while dead bodies line the streets. The violence in Espírito Santo has reportedly seen thugs 'shooting anyone who passes' and buses being set on fire.
  • Poised for Collapse: How “Unrest Could Become Real Revolution” Inside America

    12/14/2016 6:15:42 PM PST · by Kartographer · 8 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 12/12/16 | Jeremiah Johnson
    1.Economic Factors: This could take the form of an economic collapse and/or runaway inflation/devaluation of a nation’s currency, as well as chronic or acute unemployment, lowered manufacturing base accompanied by firings or closure of positions or plants. 2. Warfare: can lead to a country’s dissolution either by insurgency or occupation, followed by an attempt to resist (revolt) either against a foreign oppressor or a country that has (in the manner of the Hessians in the Revolutionary war) “invited in” an occupying army. 3. Religious/Theological: in the form either of persecution of a culture’s predominant religion or factions/schisms leading to confrontation...
  • Robert Vaughn, Who Starred as Napoleon Solo in ‘Man From U.N.C.L.E.,’ Dies at 83

    11/12/2016 4:38:34 AM PST · by Kartographer · 14 replies
    NYT ^ | 11/11/16 | LESLIE KAUFMAN
    Robert Vaughn, the cleft-chinned actor who reached the peak of his fame in the 1960s playing Napoleon Solo, the debonair international agent tasked with saving the world each week on the hit television series “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,” died on Friday in Danbury, Conn. He was 83. His manager, Matthew Sullivan, said that the cause was acute leukemia, for which Mr. Vaughn had been under treatment in Manhattan and Connecticut.
  • Veteran's Day 2016 (The Eagle's Watch)

    11/11/2016 5:58:12 PM PST · by Kartographer · 3 replies
    11/11/16 | Kartographer
    Frank Glick took this photo at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. When he recorded the shot, he never could have guessed how much it was going to mean to the widow of the World War II veteran buried there.
  • A picture is worth a thousand words!

    11/10/2016 4:03:46 PM PST · by Kartographer · 78 replies
    Take a look at Obama's Staff during his Rose Garden Speech about the election
  • Live Presidential Forecast Pennsylvania

    11/08/2016 9:19:20 PM PST · by Kartographer · 26 replies
    NYT ^ | 11/8/16
    Our best guess is that Donald J. Trump is on track to win in Pennsylvania. As of 10:18 PM, we think about 93% of all votes in Pennsylvania have been counted. Below, estimates for what votes have been counted and what votes remain.
  • Celtic Woman - O America

    07/04/2016 7:56:27 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 7 replies
    Happy 4th to all!
  • Gettysburg 20th Maine bayonet charge at Little Round Top

    07/02/2016 9:23:58 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 30 replies ^ | JAMES R. BRANN
    Late in the afternoon of July 2, 1863, on a boulder-strewn hillside in southern Pennsylvania, Union Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain dashed headlong into history, leading his 20th Maine Regiment in perhaps the most famous counterattack of the Civil War.
  • Kartographer Vanity

    06/16/2016 7:02:31 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 44 replies
    Our hearts are aching as our dearest and sweetest four legged friend pasted away last night. Hope would have been 15 next month. She was grouchy in her old age, but there was a time the kids in the neighborhood thought of her like she was one of them and we actually had kids ring the door bell to see if Hope could come out to play. She is gone now, but her paw prints will remain tracked across our hears forever.
  • German shepherd helps rescue children from burning home

    04/27/2016 7:48:02 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 24 replies
    WFLA ^ | 4/27/16 | WFLA Web Staff
    The Seminole County Sheriff’s Office says that the dog named Maxx helped firefighters find the 4-year-old boy and 2-year-old girl Monday night in their home in the Orlando suburb, Longwood. “Maxx, the family dog, is credited with assisting firefighters through the heavy smoke to the location of each of the two children,” according to a GoFundMe page set up for the family.
  • Kartographer update on my wife (vanity)

    04/05/2016 11:18:56 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 75 replies
    My wife was released Monday from the Rehab hospital to come home and already the past two days have been full of our share of challenges and successes and many a small thing inbetween. Thanks to everyone for your prayers and please keep them coming as she still has a long road ahead of her.
  • Ivana Trump on how she advises Donald — and those hands

    04/03/2016 7:15:55 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 24 replies
    NY Post ^ | 4/3/19 | Dana Schuster
    It’s Ivana Trump’s fault that Donald didn’t run for president sooner. “Probably five years before our divorce, Reagan or somebody brought him a letter and said, ‘You should run for president,’ ” Donald’s first wife tells The Post at her opulent seven-floor Upper East Side town house, which she purchased for $2.8 million in 1998.
  • Armed police shoot man 'carrying a bomb in a rucksack

    03/25/2016 9:47:34 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 18 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3/25/16 | Sara Malm and Julian Robinson for MailOnline and Nick Fagge and Flora Drury In Brussels, Belgium Fo
    Armed police 'neutralised' terror suspect carrying a rucksack in the Brussels neighbourhood of Schaerbeek today Two explosions were heard at the start of the terror swoop, after which a man was shot in the leg at a tram stop Dramatic footage shows shot suspect being forced to drop the bag after which it was investigated by bomb squad Operation linked to arrest in Paris last night of Reda Kriket, who had been in 'advanced stages' of planning an attack