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  • Fenway Park Security Confiscate 'Racism Is as American as Baseball' Fan Banner

    09/13/2017 6:35:50 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 43 replies
    bleacher report ^ | 9-13-17 | adam wells
    Fans were removed from Fenway Park during Wednesday's game between the Oakland Athletics and Boston Red Sox after a banner with the caption "Racism is as American as baseball" was hung from the Green Monster. Comcast SportsNet New England's Evan Drellich provided an image of the banner being displayed: Marly Rivera, third base umpire Joe West and Boston police officials worked in conjunction with Fenway Park security to remove the fans holding the sign from the stadium. The fans unraveled the sign and displayed it on the Green Monster in left field after the top of the fourth inning....
  • The Latest: Ohio high court denies condemned killer appeal (10 AM execution)

    09/13/2017 6:27:16 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 26 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | 9/13/17 | Star Tribune
    LUCASVILLE, Ohio — The Latest on the scheduled execution of a contemned Ohio killer (all times local): 8:55 a.m. The Ohio Supreme Court says it won't hear an appeal from a condemned killer who argues he shouldn't be put to death because of his age at the time of the crime. The court declined to halt a scheduled 10 a.m. Wednesday execution in a decision released about two hours before. Lawyers for death row inmate Gary Otte (OH'-tee) wanted the court to apply the ruling of a Kentucky court last month that found the death penalty unconstitutional for people who...
  • Masked Antifa in Phoenix Rally gets hit in the balls with Tear gas can! (video)

    08/23/2017 5:49:09 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 64 replies
    youtube ^ | 8/23/17 | raccoonradio
    Load up load up load up, with rubber bullets... video
  • Axe wielding man enters iHeartRadio Boston studio demanding they play request (link only)

    07/10/2017 3:31:51 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 30 replies
    NBC Boston ^ | 7/10/17 | NBC Boston
    A man carrying an axe entered the studios of Kiss 108 FM Boston demanding they play Insane Clown Posse. There was a standoff. Alcohol may have been involved
  • Salem State University Twitter account hacked on eve of graduation (MAGA etc)

    05/20/2017 3:45:36 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 14 replies
    Boston 25 ^ | 5/20/17 | Boston 25
    SALEM, Mass. - Salem State University’s Twitter account was hacked late Friday night. The tweets started around 10:30 p.m. The hacker sent out racist tweets, and also applauded President Donald Trump. It lasted for about two hours before the university was able to regain control of the account and delete the tweets. The hack comes just hours before the school’s undergraduate commencement.| Boston 25 News reached out to school officials for comment. Salem State’s Facebook page says none of the tweets represent the university’s views. The school also apologized on Twitter. The university says it is looking into the hack...
  • Weekly Standard's Bill Kristol: We're Working on Disposing Trump

    05/20/2017 2:48:16 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 56 replies
    Fire Andrea Mitchell ^ | 5/19/17 | FAM
    Something Bill Kristol of the Weekly Standard said a couple of days ago seems to be flying under the radar. It seems old Billy boy (the disgrace of Irving Kristol) is working on disposing of Trump and Trumpism. Notice KristolÂ’s tweet: Bill Kristol âś” @BillKristol GOP members & donors are in grip of quiet desperation. Task of anti-Trump Republicans isn't to say I told you so, but chart path forward. Follow Bill Kristol âś” @BillKristol Several of you have asked, What IS path forward? Well, we're working on it. Disposing of Trump & overcoming Trumpism can't be done in a...
  • Banner Targeting Sen. Warren Generates Controversy

    05/12/2017 7:55:36 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 32 replies
    NBC Boston ^ | 5/11/17 | Desiree Wiley
    A giant banner in Haverhill, Massachusetts, comparing Senator Elizabeth Warren to Pocahontas is stirring up plenty of controversy. Neighbors are speaking out, saying they want it gone, but the owner says it’s here to stay. (with video) We spoke with Ricky Early, the man behind this giant banner picturing Sen. Elizabeth Warren wearing a headdress and a phrase reading Pocahontas Must Go, a name some critics have taken to calling her. ... Trump: "It may be Pocahontas, remember that" Warren's claim of Native American heritage was questioned in 2012 during her run for Senate. Woman: "If you're not an Indian,...
  • Vice Chair of the LP: Service Members are Moralless Murderers (Libertarian)

    05/12/2017 4:54:36 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 18 replies
    Jennifer Giorgi ^ | 5/10/17 | Liberty Viral
    It has become very clear in recent weeks that the Libertarian Party Leadership just can’t keep their feet out of their mouths…and like it that way. This should come as no surprise coming from the same party who quotes the Satanic Temple Tenents during A Christian Holy week, sells their principles in a pay to play scheme, or announces that abortion is a non-issue to a party which is clearly divided in the issue. In the latest incident, Libertarian Party Vice Chairman Arvin Vohra had the following to say regarding troops and veterans. "A common excuse to join the military,...
  • Aaron Hernandez was member of Bloods gang, threatened to kill correction officer, documents claim

    05/05/2017 12:11:36 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 23 replies
    Ch 5 Boston ^ | 5/5/17 | WCVB
    WORCESTER, Mass. — The Worcester County district attorney’s office on Friday released a new round of documents from the investigation of Aaron Hernandez's suicide in response to public records requests filed by 5 Investigates. The documents include the State Police death report from Hernandez’s suicide, his “classification report” kept by prison officials and interviews with more than a dozen correction officers who assisted in treating or transporting Hernandez on April 19. The classification report lists Hernandez as a “verified member” of the Bloods street gang. The report also documents a number of nicknames for Hernandez, including Boom, AA, Big Nose,...
  • SiriusXM Launches The Beatles Channel

    05/02/2017 8:48:02 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 42 replies
    Radio Insight ^ | 5/2/17 | Lance Venta
    SiriusXM will debut a new permanent 24/7 single artist channel on May 18 with the launch of The Beatles Channel. Launching at 9:09am, the channel will feature programming produced in collaboration with and fully authorized by The Beatles’ Apple Corps Ltd. The channel will focus exclusively on music produced by the band and its four members other projects. Among the programs to be heard on the channel will be: Breakfast with The Beatles – A morning show hosted by musician Chris Carter My Fab Four – A daily guest DJ show playing their four favorite Beatles songs The Fab Fourum...
  • WFXT Dropping "FOX" and Rebranding to "Boston 25 News" (doesn't want right wing tag)

    04/14/2017 6:05:59 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 14 replies
    New England One ^ | 4/14/17 | Derrick Santos
    As New England One was first to report last December, WFXT FOX 25 [Boston] is dropping the "FOX" identity from its newscasts. The change comes amid sagging ratings, and FOX 25 management is placing some of the blame on confusion with Fox News Channel. In February, WHDH 7 came in first place at 10pm, beating WFXT for the first time since WHDH started a 10pm newscast. WHDH won again at 10pm in March. As we first told you a few months ago, the station wants to distinguish itself from the Fox News Channel to avoid confusion that WFXT leans right....
  • Coffee shop draws criticism after offering political 'punch cards' with Trump (tr)

    04/02/2017 2:17:11 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 23 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4-1-17 | Anna Hopkins
    ,...and various Republican faces on them Black Forge coffee shop in Pittsburgh has drawn criticism for their punch-cards The cards depict a number of notable Republicans, including President Trump They've been the target of harassment via phone and social media A coffee shop has been the target of hateful harassment after issuing a 'punch-card' with the faces of notable Republican politicians, including President Trump. The Black Forge coffee shop in Pittsburgh gives out their paper cards for frequent customers with their logo on the front, but on the back are the faces of Donald Trump, Rick Santorum, Ann Coulter, Mike...
  • Christy Mihos, Former Candidate For Governor, Dies At 67 (MA, predicted big dig boondockle)

    03/28/2017 6:34:49 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 26 replies
    WBZ TV ^ | 3/28/17 | WBZ TV
    BOSTON (CBS) – Former gubernatorial candidate Christy Mihos has died. According to the Cape Cod Times, Mihos had cancer and passed away in hospice care in Florida on Saturday. He made a fortune with a chain of convenience stores and also ran unsuccessfully for governor twice. Mihos served on the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority when the Big Dig was under construction and correctly predicted it would go billions over budget. He also had a very public and messy divorce with his wife in 2012. Christy Mihos was 67 years old.
  • TRUMP SUPPORTER FIGHTS BACK: Man Wearing “Make America Great Again” Hat Sues (trunc)

    03/20/2017 5:30:24 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 21 replies
    100% Fed Up ^ | 3/19/17 | 100% Fed Up
    ...The Happiest Hour Bar for Refusing To Serve HimEnough is enough. Americans need to start making business owners and their employees pay up for discriminating against them simply because they dare to show their support for our President. Good for this Trump supporter for fighting back against the intolerant left. A lot of Americans would be happy to contribute to his legal defense… Bartenders at a West Village hot spot served up discrimination — with a liberal twist — refusing to serve a customer because he was wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat, according to a lawsuit. Greg Piatek,...
  • Michael Savage Mugged in San Francisco

    03/15/2017 7:49:43 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 112 replies
    Radio Ink ^ | 3-15-17 | Radio Ink
    Rich Lieberman is reporting that Michael Savage was confronted and physically attacked Tuesday night after eating dinner at Servino’s Restaurant in Tiburon, CA. A man began yelling at Savage and making fun of his last name (Weiner is his legal last name). The report says the mugger kicked Savage’s dog then threw the syndicated talker to the ground. Lieberman says Savage was bloodied but not hurt seriously and the dog is OK.
  • WUTQ Utica flips to talk (100.7 FM)

    02/27/2017 6:51:39 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 7 replies
    Radio Insight ^ | 2/27/17 | Lance Venta
    After a weekend of stunting, Roser Communications has flipped Soft AC 100.7 WUTQ-FM Utica NY to Talk “Talk 100.7“. The “Talk of The Town” morning show hosted by Dave Coombs and Jason Aiello remains in place from 6-10am. Newscasts from WKTV 2 will air in the 5am, 12pm, and 5pm hours. Syndicated shows Glenn Beck 10am-12pm, Laura Ingraham 1-3pm. Dave Ramsey 3-5pm, America Now with Buck Sexton 6-9pm, Michael Savage 9pm-12am, and Red Eye Radio 12am-5am round out the new WUTQ lineup.
  • Vanity First OT game Super Bowl history

    02/05/2017 7:20:42 PM PST · by raccoonradio · 145 replies
    Fox tv ^ | 2-5-17 | Raccoonradio
    It was 21-0 Falcons.It is now 28 all in Overtime.Missed extra point by Pats.They now have the ball.
  • Liberals deserve blame for toxic divide

    01/28/2017 5:23:17 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 18 replies
    Weatherford Democrat and other papers ^ | 1/21/17 | Taylor Amerding
    So much for unity – not that it was ever a probability after the “unprecedented” election of Donald Trump. Trump did his share to undermine it, of course. Before he took office this week, he managed to get into a pointless battle with U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., the civil rights icon; alarm European allies; and irritate adversaries like China. It was enough to give dozens of Democrats an excuse, as if they needed one, to refuse to attend the inaugural. But Trump is not the only reason for the toxic divisions at the launch of his presidency. Why Hillary...
  • Boston banner unfurled: Una dia sin immigrantes

    01/26/2017 5:27:09 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 49 replies
    via twitter ^ | 1/16/17 | WFXT
    NEW: Protestors unfurling a banner that says "un dia sin inmigrantes" on a pedestrian bridge near the Sumner Tunnel
  • Live Conservative Talk on Saturday Mornings--Jack Heath on Howie Carr Radio

    01/14/2017 6:17:50 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 2 replies
    Howie Carr Network ^ | 1/14/17 | raccoonradio
    Want live conservative political talk on your Saturday morning? Tired of informercials and specialty shows? Jack Heath is now doing the Howie Carr Weekend Wrapup Show 9-noon eastern at the site I linked.