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  • The Golden Globalists (by conservative Hollywood writer)

    01/12/2017 5:52:07 PM PST · by Loud Mime · 8 replies
    01/12/2017 | Burt Prelutsky
    THE GOLDEN GLOBALISTS By Burt Prelutsky 1/12/17 Aside from those nominated and the studios who like to run ads boasting of how many Oscars their movies have garnered, most people don’t really care about the Academy Awards. But at least the overwhelming majority of the 4,000-odd people who get to vote are actively engaged in the movie business. In the case of the Golden Globes, voters consist of 93 foreigners who aren’t even real correspondents. For the most part, they are freelance stringers whose work consists of occasionally peddling celebrity interviews to newspapers and magazines in England and Europe. The...
  • US Civil War reading Recommendations?

    11/23/2016 6:01:04 PM PST · by Loud Mime · 681 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 11/23/2016 | Loud Mime
    I am studying our Civil War; anybody have any recommendations for reading?
  • Hillary's Last Campaign Lie

    11/14/2016 9:49:04 AM PST · by Loud Mime · 26 replies
    Politichicks ^ | 11-12-2016 | Steven Maikoski
    Hillarys concession speech on Wednesday tendered a horrible lie: that we are a Constitutional Democracy. Now, I know many of you are romanced by the idea of democracies, of your being directly involved in the government and the nation listening to your wonderful opinion; but it is important for you to understand that our citizen involvement is limitedand for a very good reason. Over 2,000 years ago, Plato explained the problem with democracies throughout history. He wrote that the poor have always outnumbered the rich; that when you give the poor the same power as the rich, the poor will...
  • Sorry, China: Why the Japanese Navy is the Best in Asia

    The best navy in Asia has a total of 114 warships and 45,800 volunteer personnel. It has a large fleet of fast, powerful destroyers, thoroughly modern diesel-electric attack submarines, and amphibious ships that can haul tanks and other ground forces. It can hunt submarines, square off against invasion fleets, and shoot down enemy ballistic missiles. Despite all of that firepower, this is not in fact a navy at all, but an armed cohort of civil servants. Technically, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force is a self-defense force designed to overcome the countrys constitutional limits on armed forces. It is, ship for...
  • Apple Unveils Bag (I-Bag?)

    09/20/2016 9:37:41 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 38 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | 9/19/2016 | Sophie Kleeman
    Silicon Valley is the capital of disruption. Its the epicenter of the innovation earthquake. Its the leader of the new way forward. And Apple, as the industrys Think Different darling, is at the forefront of the revolution. So much so, in fact, that it decided a patent a sweet bag. The patent was filed in March and published by the US Patent and Trademark Office last week. The retail vessel carries a beautifully simple namebagand Apple describes it thusly: A paper bag is disclosed. The paper bag may include a bag container formed of white solid bleached sulfate paper with...
  • Civil War Band Concert at 405-605 Patriots (So.Calif)

    09/15/2016 7:40:41 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 24 replies
    405-605 Patriots ^ | 9-15-2016 | Loud Mime
    The Band of the California Battalion will again play for our patriots this September. Bring your friends, family and enjoy an entertainment feast as we listen and sing along with the band. The concert is at Rush Park Auditorium, 3001 Blume Dr., Los Alamitos CA on Tuesday evening, Sept. 20 at 7 pm. Come early. Introduce yourself to the MC (me) if you attend. FREEPERS wanted!
  • Isis Left Thousands of Mines in Manbij Before Fleeing (TR)

    08/26/2016 6:45:32 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 8 replies
    Global Voices ^ | 8/25/2016 | Reem Zaitouneh
    After two years of rule, ISIS was expelled from most of the city of Manbij in Northern Syria on August 13, 2016. The battle between ISIS and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)a US-backed coalition made up of of Kurdish, Arab, Assyrian, Armenian, Turkmen, and Circassian militiaslasted 73 days and the SDF says it will continue the battle until Manbij is fully liberated. The operation was named Operation Martyr Commander Faysal Abu Leyla in honor of the Kurdish FSA and SDF Commander Faisal Abu Leyla Sadoun, who was killed by an ISIS sniper on June 6, 2016. Before withdrawing, however, ISIS...
  • Helen Maroulis wins USA's first gold medal in women's wrestling (Sweet Lady!)

    08/19/2016 5:03:06 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 27 replies
    NBC ^ | Shawn Smith
    It took some time, but the United States now has a gold medalist in women's wrestling. And to earn it, Helen Maroulis had to beat a woman who knows a thing or two about gold medals: Japan's Saori Yoshida, a 13-time world champion and three-time reigning Olympic champion. It was a gold medal showdown that the wrestling world had been looking forward to for a long time. Maroulis, the reigning world champion at 55kg, versus Yoshida, the reigning world champion at 53kg. The first period ended with Yoshida leading 1-0 after Maroulis failed to convert when put on the 30-second...
  • Hillary Clintons Tactic: Civil Firearms Forfeiture

    08/12/2016 6:31:32 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 81 replies
    Politichicks ^ | 8-12-2016 | Steven Maikoski
    If Hillary Clinton wins the presidency, it is likely that your Second Amendment rights will mean nothing. The constitutional protections we have depended on for years have failed when the liberals control a court; and it is likely that Hillary will redefine all courts. The liberals successful record of civil asset forfeitures provides a fine example of how they can get around the constitutional protections provided by the Fifth and Second Amendments. In many civil asset forfeiture cases, the citizen has not been found guilty of any crime, but the government swoops in to seizepardon me, to force the forfeiture...
  • Never Trumpers = Bergdahl Democrats

    08/08/2016 7:21:17 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 25 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 8/8/2016 | Loud Mime
    Never Trumper = Bergdahl Democrats During the Republican Convention, former Navy Seal Marcus Luttrell said Your war is here! You dont have to find it! This war is to keep our nation from losing to two enemies: Islam and Liberalism. We have to get serious about this election. The armchair warriors with their Molon Labe bumper stickers are useless talk. We have to do everything we can to stop Hillary Clinton from winning the presidency. Here I have a note for those who are opposed to Trump. When confronting an enemy, your deserting your post because you dont like your...
  • Gatlin Brothes & Dinesh D'Souza Music Video - GREAT!

    07/23/2016 9:27:06 PM PDT · by Loud Mime · 13 replies
    You tube Video ^ | 7/23/2016 | Gatlin Brothers
    Video Source at Youtube
  • Cruz Blew It - For All Of Us

    07/21/2016 9:46:02 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 87 replies
    Argue the Constitution ^ | 7/21/2016 | Steven Maikoski
    No, Senator Cruz did not have to endorse Donald Trump. If he had I would have considered it as phony as a Hillary campaign ad. We already know that the Cruz faction considers Donald Trump to be a character something this side of the father of Rosemarys Baby; so, an endorsement by Ted, even a phony one, would have no effect on the election. Senator Cruz is a constitutionist. I am a constitutionist. I study our Constitution, the Federalist Papers, the anti-federalists and read associated writings from Algernon Sidney to Forrest McDonald. When I met Ted Cruz (after his appearance...
  • There will never be anyone like Tennessee legend Pat Summitt

    06/28/2016 7:05:02 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 11 replies
    ESPN ^ | 6/28/2016 | Mechelle Voepe
    The lanky Tennessee farm girl they nicknamed "Bone" grew to heights that no one could have anticipated. She traveled the world, became a kind of surrogate mom to hundreds of daughters and helped fundamentally change collegiate athletics. She was born on Flag Day, June 14, 1952, and personified the American Dream. Like most iconic figures, she inspired an almost mythical kind of devotion. But how could someone be so larger-than-life magnificent and yet so humbly warm and real? That was the essence of Pat Summitt, the longtime Tennessee women's basketball coach who died Tuesday morning at age 64, nearly five...
  • 4-4 For the Constitution

    06/28/2016 6:59:38 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 13 replies
    Politichicks ^ | 6/28/2016 | Steven Maikoski
    After a 4-4 tie in the Supreme Court upheld a lower courts decision, our nations fundamental transformation ran into a roadblock. The Courts had stopped President Obamas generous immigration policies, so we saw the President immediately call a press conference to renew his desireswhile ignoring the real problems, which are both national and international. Our nations problem is that the president is not taking care that the laws be faithfully executed, which is his duty from Article II, Section 3 of our Constitution. If he had obeyed his constitutional duty and enforced immigration law like a president should, he would...
  • Trump & Trash Talking

    06/20/2016 2:05:03 PM PDT · by Loud Mime · 21 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 6/20/2016 | Loud Mime
    Note: My usual web host didn't like this article because it would hurt the feelings of many of their friends. Sorry; no I'm not. We now know that some conservatives can be as disgusting, hateful, and illogical as the old Bush-Deranged liberals. Here I now speak of the Never-Trumpers, the loudmouths that have engaged in a full court press with their rhetoric, claiming not only that voting for Trump is the act of a stupid person, but that God will judge against you if you vote for the tycoon. Yes, Ive read screeds directed at Christians that the Almighty will...
  • Reverend Jesse Lee Peterson, Los Alamitos on Tuesday 6/21/2016

    06/17/2016 12:43:12 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 11 replies
    405-605 Patriots ^ | 6-1-2016 | 405-605 Patriots Website
    The Reverend Jesse Lee Peterson will address the 405-605 Patriots meeting on Tuesday night, June 21, at 7PM. It is held in the Rush Park Auditorium, 3001 Blume Drive, Los Alamitos. Jesse will be talking about the problems with Black Lives Matter and his new book: The Antidote: Healing America from the Poison of Hate, Blame, and Victimhood. He will be entertaining questions after his speech. Prior to his speech, a short presentation on our Constitutional Heritage will be given, as it is in every meeting. The 405-605 Patriots may well be the best attended patriot/tea party group in...
  • Bernie vs. Jesus

    06/06/2016 7:48:56 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 11 replies
    Politichiks ^ | 6/6/2016 | Steven Maikoski
    As election day approaches, Californians are seeing Bernie Sanders giving sermons on the high-def TV mount. He sounds wonderful on the telly as he promises to deliver his children out of the bondage of work, tuition and lifes obligations; and he will eventually lead them into a land of persistent rainbows where everything is free. If his promises continue to grow, his campaign may soon force businesses to pay people to take goods from their stores. The liberals that I know here are swooning over Bernies promises and pitches; he is their savior. His promises are like the old biblical...
  • A Tale of Two Obituaries (Ali and Col. Thomas E. Schaefer)

    06/05/2016 4:14:32 PM PDT · by Loud Mime · 32 replies
    burtprelutsky.us ^ | 6/4/2016 | Burt Prelutsky
    A TALE OF TWO OBITUARIES By Burt Prelutsky, 6/4/2016 I assumed I would have to wait until Jimmy Carter, 91, died before the outpouring of love and respect over the passing of a public figure would make me quite this nauseous, but, then, I hadnt counted on Muhammad Ali passing at the age of 74. Ali was a very good boxer. Some have insisted he was the best, while others have claimed Joe Louis or Sugar Ray Robinson were better. For the record, let me confess that in my opinion, being a boxing champion ranks near the bottom of the...
  • FIRE ERUPTS AT FORMER RUBY'S DINER SITE AT END OF SEAL BEACH PIER

    05/20/2016 1:17:32 PM PDT · by Loud Mime · 32 replies
    KABC-7 Los Angeles ^ | 5/20/2016 | KABC Staff
    SEAL BEACH, Calif. (KABC) -- A fire ripped through the site of the former Ruby's Diner at the end of Seal Beach Pier Friday morning, sending a plume of thick, black smoke up into the air. More than 60 Orange County Fire Authority firefighters battled the blaze at the abandoned restaurant in the 900 block of Ocean Avenue. The fire was reported just after 7:30 a.m. VIDEO AT THE SOURCE
  • The (Jerk) Boss: Springsteen

    04/12/2016 7:44:09 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 47 replies
    Politichicks ^ | 4/12/2016 | Steven Maikoski
    When Bruce Springsteen cancelled his concert in North Carolina this month because of politics, I thought what a jerk. He wanted to send a message, and he wasnt concerned that his cancellation affected far more people than the issue he claimed to be protesting. It was about a new law in the state which restricted mens bathrooms to males, and womens bathrooms to females. My god, the nerve of those Carolinians! The Boss, or some PR flake of his, explained: To my mind, its an attempt by people who cannot stand the progress our country has made in recognizing the...
  • Wild Police Chase (TR) (Los Angeles - Police do NOTHING)

    04/07/2016 6:14:51 PM PDT · by Loud Mime · 31 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 4-7-2016 | Joseph Serna, Richard Winton
    Story at link Wild police pursuit in rain includes 'doughnuts' on the 101, hugs and a TMZ tour bus
  • 6.9 Earthquake - 109km W of Sola, Vanuatu

    04/06/2016 9:01:39 PM PDT · by Loud Mime · 18 replies
    USGS SITE ^ | 4/6/2016 | USGS
    Note: Other earthquakes in the area today: 6.9/6.7 6.9 two days ago Seismotectonics of the Eastern Margin of the Australia Plate The eastern margin of the Australia plate is one of the most sesimically active areas of the world due to high rates of convergence between the Australia and Pacific plates. In the region of New Zealand, the 3000 km long Australia-Pacific plate boundary extends from south of Macquarie Island to the southern Kermadec Island chain. It includes an oceanic transform (the Macquarie Ridge), two oppositely verging subduction zones (Puysegur and Hikurangi), and a transpressive continental transform, the Alpine Fault...
  • Why Donald Trump (TR)

    04/06/2016 7:51:50 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 27 replies
    Politichicks ^ | 4/6/2016 | Steven Maikoski
    Most of my Republican friends cannot understand the popularity of Donald Trump. Let me explain the Trump followers rationale this way: If you keep doing what youve been doing, youre going to keep getting what youve been getting. There are those of us who are fed up with how the Republicans have been giving away the power we have given them. We elected them to the majorities in the Legislature, but there is little to show for it. Borders, taxes, regulation, accountability and terrorism still are horrible problems. We have learned that our voting for the republicans has NOT been...
  • The Last Vampire - The Fifth Liberal Justice

    03/25/2016 8:11:32 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 17 replies
    Politichicks ^ | 3-25-2016 | Steven Maikoski
    Conservatives are focusing on the nomination of Merrick B. Garland as a fight for Second Amendment rights, but it is much more than that. Seating Garland (or any other liberal) on the bench will be a great triumph for the liberal faction. That one liberal justice will be the last vampire needed to suck the blood out of our constitutional government. To understand my claim, we must first define the liberal process: it is the subjective interpretation and enforcement of lawinstead of honoring law as it is written. To a liberal, the actual intent of written law matters only when...
  • 7.9 Earthquake - - Southwest of Sumatra, Indonesia

    03/02/2016 5:16:41 AM PST · by Loud Mime · 22 replies
    Earthquake Map ^ | 3/2/2016 | website
    More at link Developing
  • R.I.P. George [George Kennedy - from a long time friend]

    03/01/2016 9:31:27 PM PST · by Loud Mime · 41 replies
    burtprelutsky.us ^ | March 1, 2016 | Burt Prelutsky
    R.I.P., GEORGE By Burt Prelutsky George Kennedy died recently. It ended a friendship that had lasted nearly half a century. I first heard from Kennedy in 1967when, in my role as movie critic for Los Angeles magazine, I predicted he would win an Oscar for his performance as Dragline in Cool Hand Luke. He wrote me a thank-you letter. I, in turn, invited him to my housewarming. Much to my surprise, he showed up with his wife, but stayed only briefly because they had already committed to another party. As a housewarming gift, he brought me the LP of Lalo...
  • Fierce crosswind forces plane to overshoot runway (video)

    03/01/2016 10:23:31 AM PST · by Loud Mime · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | fox news
    VIDEO AT THIS LINK
  • Chain-Reaction Crash Kills 3 [I-5 In California] truncated title

    02/27/2016 8:34:22 PM PST · by Loud Mime · 22 replies
    KTLA NEWS ^ | 2/27/2016 | TRACY BLOOM, KENNEDY RYAN, NERISSA KNIGHT AND ELLINA ABOVIAN,
    The 5 Freeway was expected to be closed until at least Saturday night, and possibly until Sunday, after a fiery chain-reaction crash triggered by suspected street racing left three people dead on the 5 Freeway in Commerce, authorities said. The fatal collision, involving up to eight vehicles, occurred shortly after midnight on the 5 east of Washington Boulevard and prompted the full closure of the heavily-traveled freeway, according to the California Highway Patrol's incident log. CHP Officer Doris Peniche told KTLA that witnesses saw two Dodge vehicles -- a Charger and a Challenger -- speeding in southbound lanes at approximately...
  • More Slaves Today Than At Any Time In History

    02/15/2016 12:36:11 AM PST · by Loud Mime · 15 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 2/14/2016 | Bill Federer
    There are more slaves today than at any time in human history, reported Benjamin Skinner, a fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard Kennedy School of Government. An estimated 27 million people in the world are forced to work, held through fraud, under threat of violence, for no pay beyond subsistence, in forced marriages, in sex-trafficking and prostitution.
  • Cartoonist Michael Ramirez in Los Alamitos Tuesday 2-16-2016

    02/10/2016 9:05:22 PM PST · by Loud Mime · 13 replies
    405-605 Patriots ^ | 2/10/2016 | Loud Mime
    405-605 Patriots Special Guest Michael Ramirez Tuesday, February 16, 2016 7 PM Rush Park Auditorium 3001 Blume Drive Los Alamitos, CA
  • Rural Wagoner County school district looks to deter violence with guns, signs (Armed Teachers!)

    02/04/2016 4:36:06 AM PST · by Loud Mime · 4 replies
    Tulsa World ^ | 2/4/2016 | Rhett Morgan
    OKAY — A rural school district in Wagoner County has taken up arms in an effort to deter school violence. Okay Public Schools erected four signs on campus this week, warning visitors bent on breaking the law that they might want to think otherwise. “Having a sign in your front yard saying ‘this is a gun-free zone’ just tells the idiots, “Come on in,” because we can’t defend ourselves,” Superintendent Charles McMahan said Wednesday in a telephone interview. “(Okay’s) sign might be enough to send somebody down the road looking for some other soft target. If that’s what it does,...
  • Chris Mortensen taking break to treat throat cancer

    01/17/2016 6:35:02 AM PST · by Loud Mime · 22 replies
    ESPN ^ | 1/15/2016 | ESPN
    ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen will be off the air as he begins treatments for throat cancer. "More than a week ago, I was diagnosed with a Stage IV throat cancer," Mortensen said in a statement Friday. "My focus shifted significantly to gathering information about the specifics of this cancer. The initial diagnosis was confirmed Friday and there is another test remaining that will determine the best possible treatment plan that will commence in the very immediate future. "Consequently, with the support and encouragement from ESPN president John Skipper and many others at ESPN, I am temporarily stepping away...
  • Overwhelmed by 'Migrants,' Sweden Throws in the Towel

    01/02/2016 12:33:20 PM PST · by Loud Mime · 70 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 1 January 2016 | Michael Walsh
    It's a Happy New Year in Europe, where the blowback from last summer's "refugee" crisis is already hitting the old continent hard. People have been killed and liberal ideals shattered, all because naifs like Angela Merkel preferred her fantasy version of Islam to the real, murderous, expansionist thing. snip The ending: It's easy to get murdered when you're already trying to commit suicide. (Michael Walsh tells it like it is)
  • The Bigger Picture Behind the San Bernardino Jihadist Attack

    12/11/2015 8:00:33 AM PST · by Loud Mime · 18 replies
    Politichicks ^ | 12-11-2015 | Steven Maikoski
    As the news of the terrorist attack in San Bernardino developed, I was became concerned with the amount of ammunition that law enforcement authorities found in the killer’s apartment. Despite Farook and Malik having over 1500 rounds with them when they were killed, they had left over 3,000 rounds and twelve pipe bombs behind. That’s close to 5,000 rounds of ammo. The newsreaders are telling you one thing, but the tactical mind understands that this cache was likely gathered for a reason, for a bigger operation involving several gunmen. Now more information is filtering out. After reconstructing Farook’s crushed cell...
  • An Argument for Hillary Clinton on the New Ten-Dollar Bill (P.S. God Help Us)

    11/09/2015 10:56:18 AM PST · by Loud Mime · 42 replies
    Politichicks ^ | 11-9-2015 | Steven Maikoski
    Alexander Hamilton s ousting from the ten-dollar bill is a most telling sign of our times. He is a figure of the old times, the man who spearheaded the effort to get the United States out of debt and the new government running within its constitutional bounds. Although he disagreed with much of the Constitution, he believed firmly in the limited powers of a federal government. He wrote most of the Federalist Papers, all the while believing that its giving the common citizen the powers that it did would eventually lead them to destroy the government with mutations that would...
  • Passage to America, 1750 (Rougher than expected!)

    10/30/2015 1:54:11 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 38 replies
    Eyewitness To History ^ | c. 1750 | Gottleib Mittelberger
    At the end of the seventeenth century approximately 200,000 people inhabited the British colonies in North America. The following century saw an explosion in numbers with the population doubling about every 25 years. The majority of these new immigrants were Scotch-Irish, Germans or African slaves. Between 1700 and the beginning of the American Revolution, approximately 250,000 Africans, 210,000 Europeans and 50,000 convicts had reached the colonial shores. The passage to America was treacherous by any standard. Many of the immigrants were too poor to pay for the journey and therefore indentured themselves to wealthier colonialists - selling their services for...
  • The Presidential Candidate We SHOULD Be Listening To! (And it's not who you think.)

    08/20/2015 10:01:34 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 26 replies
    Politichicks.com ^ | 8-20-2015 | Steven Maikoski
    Perhaps you missed this small and unimpressive candidate for president, for his physical presence was as weak as the voice that delivered his message. At barely five feet, two inches tall, he stood up and criticized our governments expensive actions, focusing on the problems before us instead of engaging in the sound bite war waged by the other candidates. Some in the audience craned their necks to hear his timid presentation, but most quickly dismissed him as being horribly incompetent in todays media society. However, his words hit home with some people as he spoke about how Congress was wreckfully...
  • Sometimes Black Lives Matter

    08/04/2015 9:53:21 PM PDT · by Loud Mime · 12 replies
    Burt Prelutsky website ^ | 8/4/2015 | Burt Prelutsky
    Martin O'Malley recently laid claim to the title of America’s Biggest Wuss when he apologized for suggesting that all lives matter and not just black ones. What he might have pointed out to the black thugs booing his comment was that black lives apparently only have value when they’re ended by cops. They certainly don’t seem to matter, judging by the response of race pimps like Barack Obama, Al Sharpton and Marilyn Mosby, when it comes to the thousands of black people shot and killed by other black people or to the hundreds of thousands of black babies aborted every...
  • 6.9 and 6.9 Earthquakes in Alaska - Nikolski one minute apart.

    07/26/2015 10:06:50 PM PDT · by Loud Mime · 36 replies
    Earthquake Map ^ | 7/26/2015 | None
    Info at the site. Developing.
  • Freep this Democrat poll on their candidates!

    07/05/2015 10:26:48 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 6 replies
    Progressive Change Campaign Committee ^ | 7/4/2015 | Progressive Change Campaign Committee
    The Survey is HERE
  • Apple launches new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Force Touch trackpad

    05/19/2015 7:53:15 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 71 replies
    Apple Insider ^ | 5/19/2015 | Neil Hughes
    Apple on Tuesday issued an update to its 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, adding faster Intel processors, as well as the new pressure-sensitive Force Touch trackpad. The new trackpad, previously available on the 13-inch MacBook Pro and 12-inch MacBook, has built-in force sensors and a Taptic Engine that delivers haptic feedback. It allows users to click anywhere with a uniform feel, and users can even customize the amount of pressure needed to register each click. Force Touch opens up a range of new gestures, including the new force click. Developers can tap into these expanded capabilities with new APIs...
  • Thousands Flee Huge Volcano Eruption In Southern Chile (pix of lava)

    03/03/2015 8:09:25 PM PST · by Loud Mime · 24 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | March 3, 2015 | Francis Whittaker
    A volcanic eruption in Villarrica, central Chile, prompted evacuations of nearby towns and cities and emergency meetings of officials, local media reported.
  • Florida mom burns down home of convicted child-killer (truncated title)

    02/13/2015 10:50:05 AM PST · by Loud Mime · 18 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 2/13/15 | Jason Molinet
    The mother of a 7-year-old who was raped and murdered got some measure of payback by helping firefighters burn down the Orange Park, Fla., home once owned by the convicted killer. The man is now serving a life-sentence, and his residence, where the crime occurred, was torched as part of a training exercise for local firefighters.
  • Movie: Ode to My Father (Excellent Korean Film in U.S.)

    02/13/2015 9:25:31 AM PST · by Loud Mime · 20 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 2/13/2015 | Loud Mime
    I saw this movie a couple of days ago and am still reeling from its presentation. It is the story of a family torn apart by the Korean war and how they work from being dirt poor to successful. It is a story of a family losing and finding its loved ones. It has the sweetest scene I have seen in ANY movie, but it's not staged or recorded. It's a real recording from history, which has a tremendous effect on those watching. It really happened. This movie is worth watching
  • What Democrats Want For Children (Quick Vanity)

    01/24/2015 9:41:11 AM PST · by Loud Mime · 13 replies
    FreeRepublic ^ | 1/24/2015 | Loud Mime
    Democrats want one of two things from all children, either to abort them or place them into horrible debt. I don't hate children enough to vote Democrat. Two lines I use when "debating" liberals.
  • 2 arrested in attack on man with bat, pickaxe (GREAT mugshot)

    12/20/2014 5:33:04 AM PST · by Loud Mime · 42 replies
    woodtv channel 8 ^ | 12/19/2014 | News 8 Webstaff
    HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) Two suspects accused of attacking a 21-year-old Holland Township man with a pickaxe and baseball bat have been arrested. Codi James Antoniello, 19, and a 16-year-old male were arrested Thursday at an apartment complex in Holland Township. Antoniello, who authorities say was trying to shave his head in order to alter his appearance when he was arrested, was arraigned Friday on charges of felonious assault and first-degree home invasion. The 16-year-old suspect will be charged as an adult in the case, according to the Ottawa County Sheriffs Office. He is currently being held in...
  • Nebraska Fires Coach Bo Pelini

    12/01/2014 7:47:21 AM PST · by Loud Mime · 46 replies
    ESPN ^ | 11/30/2014 | Mitch Sherman
    LINCOLN, Neb. -- Bo Pelini was fired on Sunday, ending the seven-year run of the polarizing figure as Nebraska's football coach. "We weren't good enough in the games that mattered," athletic director Shawn Eichorst said in his meeting with the media that lasted nearly 35 minutes. "I didn't see that changing at the end of the day." Eichorst said he will not use a search firm to assist him in finding the next coach. "This isn't a day of celebration for me," he said. "We've got a lot of good, young people in our program who are hurting." Eichorst said...
  • Blue Blood Democrats vs. Red-Blooded Americans

    11/21/2014 4:28:32 PM PST · by Loud Mime · 10 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 11/21/2014 | Loud Mime
    Back in the Reagan days the Republicans were the BLUE Party; the Democrats were the RED Party. Somebody changed it after Reagan left politics; the switcharoo has been attributed to Tim Russert. At the time I didn't like it, but, judging from today's politics, it may have been a good move. The Democrats are acting like the typical blue-bloods of history. Those were the elitists who made their own laws and own law enforcement system. They, as an aristocracy, kept a safe distance between their own properties and lives and those of the common man. This is what we have...
  • Traffic stop in Newport Beach leads to seizure of 7 assault rifles [Full Auto],

    11/20/2014 7:01:59 AM PST · by Loud Mime · 73 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | 11/20/2014 | Scott Schwebke
    NEWPORT BEACH Two people were in the Orange County Jail this week, after police stopped them in a van with automatic rifles and ammunition. The van contained seven AK-47 assault rifles, six 30-round high-capacity 7.62 caliber magazines, two 10-round magazines and more than 350 rounds of 7.62 caliber ammunition inside, Newport Beach police spokeswoman Jennifer Manzella said. Manzella said the arrests are significant because of the weapons seized. All of the guns were modified to fire in fully automatic mode, and one had a barrel less than 16 inches in length in violation of California state law, she said....
  • World's largest solar plant applying for federal grant to pay off federal loan (Watch the Video!)

    11/08/2014 2:03:57 AM PST · by Loud Mime · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 8, 2014 | William La Jeunesse
    After already receiving a controversial $1.6 billion construction loan from U.S. taxpayers, the wealthy investors of a California solar power plant now want a $539 million federal grant to pay off their federal loan. "This is an attempt by very large cash generating companies that have billions on their balance sheet to get a federal bailout, i.e. a bailout from us - the taxpayer for their pet project," said Reason Foundation VP of Research Julian Morris. "It's actually rather obscene." The Ivanpah solar electric generating plant is owned by Google and renewable energy giant NRG, which are responsible for paying...