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  • Woman launches hot nacho cheese at a 7-Eleven clerk, police say. Now she’s in jail

    10/14/2017 8:07:56 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 54 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 10/13/2017 | Monique O Madan
    They say the customer is always right. However, in the case of a Florida woman who tossed hot nacho cheese at a 7-Eleven clerk, Melbourne police couldn’t disagree more. It was around 1:50 a.m. Thursday when Stephanie L. Hicks, 31,walked into a 7-Eleven store in Melbourne to buy a sandwich and a cup of nacho cheese, the Palm Bay Daily reported. The cashier told Hicks not to open the cheese dispenser, but the hungry woman ignored her request. Hicks proceeded to open it anyway and went up to pay for her items, only to be denied service by the employee....
  • "Hello Muddah" (A Letter from Camp Prada)

    08/07/2017 10:22:51 AM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 20 replies
    "Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah" ^ | August 7, 2017 | Charlie Henrickson, the wag tailoring the doggerel
    HELLO MUDDAH (A LETTER FROM CAMP PRADA)Tune: “Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah” (A Letter from Camp Granada)Hello Muddah, it’s your “daughtah” That you sent here to Camp Prada; Camp is very entertaining, But they say we’ll have to undergo retraining. I went hiking with Joe Cooley, Only now Joe goes by “Julie”; You remember Leonard Skinner-- He’s now “Lena,” and they took his fidget spinner. All the counselors hate my gender, Say I just need to surrender; So they coach us to be sissies, And they say we must sit down when we go piss, please. Every morning we play soccer,...
  • Transgender day camp among first to include 4-year-olds

    08/07/2017 7:24:34 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 39 replies
    EL CERRITO, Calif. (AP) — In some ways, California’s Rainbow Day Camp is very conventional, with kids making friendship bracelets, playing basketball and singing songs. But in other ways, it’s extraordinary unique. The day camp in El Cerrito, in the San Francisco Bay Area, caters to transgender and “gender fluid’ children, ages 4 to 12. Experts say it’s one of the only camps of its kind in the world open to preschoolers. Rainbow officials say the camp gives kids a safe, fun place to be themselves. The camp’s enrollment has tripled since it opened in 2015, and plans are underway...
  • Massive cleanup underway after Dakota Access protesters leave behind environmental mess

    02/05/2017 3:44:09 PM PST · by jazusamo · 61 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 4, 2017 | Valerie Richardson
    Clean-up crews are racing to clear acres of debris at the largest Dakota Access protest camp before the spring thaw turns the snowy, trash-covered plains into an environmental disaster area. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday that the camp, located on federal land, would be closed Feb. 22 in order to “prevent injuries and significant environmental damage in the likely event of flooding in this area” at the mouth of the Cannonball River in North Dakota. “Without proper remediation, debris, trash, and untreated waste will wash into the Cannonball River and Lake Oahe,” the Corps said in its...
  • ‘Operation Snail’: Protesters block Calais roads demanding removal of ‘Jungle’ camp

    09/05/2016 12:09:35 PM PDT · by amorphous · 8 replies
    RT.Com ^ | 5 Sep 2016
    French truckers, farmers, shopkeepers and police are united in a major protest. The port of Calais has been blockaded amid calls for local residents to form a human chain, seeking a definite date for the demolition of the notorious ‘Jungle’ migrant camp.
  • Hooters Sponsorship Of Boy Scout Camp Leads To Difficult Conversation

    07/05/2016 6:45:15 AM PDT · by Ketill Frostbeard · 68 replies
    Denver CBS Local ^ | July 4, 2016 | Kelly Werthmann
    WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (CBS4) – A Denver mother wants to set the record straight after her son attended a recent Boy Scout camp that she did not know was sponsored by Hooters. “We just felt it was a little strange that they didn’t tell us,” Michelle Kettleborough, mother of a Denver Cub Scout, told CBS4’s Kelly Werthmann. “We haven’t been ‘outraged.'” When Kettleborough picked up her 7-year-old son from a Cub Scout day camp in Wheat Ridge, Hooters girls were the last thing she expected to see. “It’s created kind of a difficult conversation where there probably didn’t even need...
  • 8 arrested as police tear down protest camp in Minneapolis

    12/03/2015 6:00:54 PM PST · by Libloather · 11 replies
    AP via MSN ^ | 12/03/15 | STEVE KARNOWSKI
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Officers on Thursday cleared away a protest encampment that sprang up in front of a Minneapolis precinct following the fatal police shooting of a black man last month, arresting eight demonstrators and erecting a fence to dissuade others from trying to return. Police ordered around 50 chanting demonstrators to disperse at about 4 a.m. and soon began removing tents and equipment while firefighters extinguished campfires. Dump trucks carried away tents and supplies while crews removed makeshift barricades that had been blocking the street in front of the station and erected a high fence to keep people off...
  • Fire rips through Calais's notorious 'Jungle' migrant camp after Paris massacre...

    11/14/2015 12:12:51 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 23 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | 11-14-15 | Tom Wyke
    A huge fire broke out shortly after midnight at the refugee camp known as the 'Jungle' in Calais, France. The fire is not thought to be related to the horrific terror events in Paris despite unsubstantiated claims that the fire was started by activists angered by the migrants presence in France. No casualties have been reported from the site, where hundreds of migrants have been living in difficult conditions after making their long and dangerous journey to Europe. Over 2,500 metres of tents and shelters w="ere burnt down in the fierce blaze which was believed to have been caused by...
  • 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.
  • Thousands of Gazan children graduate Hamas military summer camp [Camp Jihada]

    08/06/2015 11:17:05 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 24 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 8/6/2015 | Staff
    Thousands of young Palestinians in Gaza concluded a Hamas military summer camp Wednesday to prepare them to "confront any possible Israeli attack." The terrorist organization runs the camps during school vacation. The ceremony also featured displays of home-made rockets by Hamas operatives. Wednesday's military-style graduation ceremony was attended by senior Hamas officials, including Ismail Haniyeh and Mahmoud Zahar. Zahar warned Israel of renewed violence. "Today, our message to the occupier is very clear: We will not accept a blockade," he was quoted by AFP as saying...
  • BREAKING=> SHOTS FIRED at Two Soldiers at Camp Shelby – From Civilian Vehicles!

    08/04/2015 6:15:39 PM PDT · by Nachum · 9 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 8/4/15 | Jim Hoft
    Shots were fired today at two soldier at Camp Shelby in Mississippi. The shots were fired from civilian vehicles. Officials are searching for a two-door Ford Ranger with “broken arrow” written across the top. WAPT reported: Soldiers at Camp Shelby reported that shots were fired Tuesday near the training post. The soldiers told their commanders that the shots were fired about 11:45 a.m. along Peret Tower Road, which is not located on the Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center property, Lt. Col. Christian Patterson said in a news release. No injuries were reported and the incident was reported to the...
  • Jordan furious over Pentagon leak on secret anti-terror training camp

    02/24/2015 5:47:29 AM PST · by Patriot777 · 26 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 23, 2015 | Maggie Ybarra
    The Pentagon let slip that one of its training camps to help fight Islamic State terrorists is in Jordan — information the pro-U.S. kingdom had specifically requested be kept private, and the latest gaffe in a series of sensitive leaks coming out of the Department of Defense. In order to hide its flub, which was first announced to reporters during a briefing last week, the Pentagon has scrubbed its public transcripts of any mention of the training camp. Pentagon officials acknowledged Monday that one of its officers, who was briefing reporters on condition of anonymity last week, likely made the...
  • NBC Local Crew Stumbles Across FEMA Camp in NY – Threatened, Chased by Gov’t Contractors

    11/10/2014 10:12:57 AM PST · by rktman · 22 replies
    www.pakalertpress.com ^ | 11/10/2014 | unknown
    Executive Directive 51 was signed by George W. Bush in 2007, which gives the US Federal gov’t the power to declare impose martial law in the event a ‘national emergency’, giving the White House and Homeland Security (DHS) the ability to detain millions of Americans on US soil under Rex 84 and other military programs previously planned and run as inter-agency exercise drills. A number of bloggers, patriot groups, survivalists and preppers have compiled lists of FEMA Camp locations, but much of the reporting is still isolated and anecdotal.
  • Rochester(Mn) Police Arrest Holiday Robbery Suspect at Makeshift Homeless Camp

    10/04/2014 7:57:36 AM PDT · by Son House · 5 replies
    KTTC.com ^ | KTTC TV
    Police have arrested a man they believe robbed a Holiday convenience store on Wednesday. Police said Todd Mielke, 40, was arrested Thursday around 3 p.m. at a makeshift homeless camp near the HyVee South supermarket. Capt. John Sherwin said it all started when a man walked into the Holiday convenience store at 1520 2nd St. SW just before 1:15 a.m. and implied that he had a weapon. Sherwin said the man was wearing a camouflage mask and demanded money from a 20-year-old clerk. The masked man fled the Holiday southbound on 14th Avenue Southwest. The vehicle he was driving was...
  • Welcome to Public Relations 101

    08/22/2014 2:40:53 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 8-22-2014 | Mike Adams
    It takes a lot to make me angry. But one thing that will do it every time is the occasional college administrator who hides behind a university spokesperson or public relations firm. Last week, Bryan College made the serious mistake of attempting to contact me through a hired public relations firm. They made the additional error of having their public relations specialist ask me questions about the “substance” (that means accuracy) of my reporting about Bryan. To be as clear as possible, I am the reporter in this situation. That means I am the one asking the questions. After Bryan’s...
  • Neighbor says he saw secret migrant refugee camp near Waco (1000 to 2000 children)

    06/19/2014 4:34:19 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 27 replies
    WFAA ^ | 6/13/2014 | WFAA
    BRUCEVILLE, Texas -- A normally quiet country road in Bruceville, south of Waco, bustled with bus traffic for weeks this spring as between 1,000 and 2,000 children were trucked in from the border. The kids, officially known as unaccompanied alien children, were among thousands swamping the border - without their parents - from Honduras, Guatemala, and Mexico.
  • Breaking: FBI Documents Confirm Existence of Texas Islamic Terror Enclave

    02/18/2014 6:55:32 AM PST · by servo1969 · 42 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 2-18-2014 | Jim Hoft
    FBI documents confirm the existence of a Texas Islamic enclave linked to terrorism. Secret footage obtained by The Clarion Project shows female members of the Islamic group receiving paramilitary training in Islamberg. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxoykqCSruY Posted by Jim Hoft on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 8:37 AM FBI documents confirm the existence of a Texas Islamic enclave linked to terrorism. Secret footage obtained by The Clarion Project shows female members of the Islamic group receiving paramilitary training in Islamberg. The Clarion Project reported: A Clarion Project investigation has discovered a jihadist enclave in Texas where a deadly shooting took place in 2002. Declassified...
  • How they voted: 1 Michigan Republican voted for 'clean' debt ceiling bill (Dave Camp)

    02/12/2014 8:34:11 AM PST · by Darren McCarty · 7 replies
    Mlive ^ | 2-12-2014 | Fritz Klug
    The Republican-controlled U.S. House passed a bill to extend the nation's debt ceiling without any conditions until March 2015. The bill passed 221 to 201 on Tuesday, with only 28 Republicans voting yes and two Democrats voting no. Of those 28 Republicans, one was from Michigan: U.S. Rep Dave Camp, R-Midland. The vote comes after several years of political debate about raising the debt ceiling. Republicans have wanted to cut spending and not raise the amount of money the nation can borrow while Democrats have said it's important for the country's financial standing to continue to fund previously made obligations....
  • Bidens Vacation at Camp David

    10/13/2013 1:52:50 PM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    weekly standard ^ | 10/13/13 | DANIEL HALPER
    Despite the government shutdown, Vice President Joe Biden is vacationing at Camp David this long weekend. He's joined at the Maryland retreat by his family, including his wife (Jill Biden), children, and grandchildren. The vice president is also there with "essential" government workers, who must work despite the government shutdown. That includes his Secret Service detail, as well as the Secret Service details assigned to the rest of his family, and other support staff. They are protecting the Bidens as they vacation -- but aren't getting paid because of the federal shutdown. The vice president's public schedule simply reads: WEEKEND...
  • Why We Need the Full Faith and Credit Act

    10/03/2013 4:18:47 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 6 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 5-9-13 | Jhhn Avlon
    The debt ceiling should really be renamed the default ceiling. This catastrophic game of chicken cost the U.S. our AAA credit rating and $19 billion when it was last employed in the summer of 2011 by House radicals who pretended their intransigence was a stand for fiscal responsibility. Now the default ceiling is looming again, promising yet another showdown between President Obama and House Republicans. But even Speaker John Boehner realizes that the 50 or so radicals on the far right of his own party—the Bachmann, Broun, Gohmert and King crew—are the greatest impediment to responsible self-government right now. That’s...