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  • Around 100 Hospitalized At Chance The Rapper's CT Concert

    07/24/2017 9:38:01 AM PDT · by csvset · 10 replies
    The Gothamist ^ | 23 July 2017 | Jake Offenhartz
    Around one hundred people, many of them teenagers, were hospitalized for drinking too much during a concert headlined by Chance the Rapper in Connecticut Friday night. Police said that there was "a great deal of tailgating, partying and heavy drinking" at Hot 93.7's Hot Jam Summer concert, where most of those in attendance were in their early 20s or younger, according to the Hartford Courant. The cops issued 50 underage drinking referrals, and had to call in for additional ambulances to take patients to nearby hospitals. "Drug use [was] a concern, but not as prevalent," Deputy Police Chief Brian Foley...
  • Shaq: Time to give Trump a chance

    11/30/2016 10:16:00 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/30/16 | Judy Kurtz
    Basketball superstar Shaquille O’Neal says Donald Trump won the election “fair and square,” and rather than call for recounts, voters should give the president-elect a chance. “We have a process that’s been going on forever,” the NBA Hall of Famer told ITK on Wednesday. “And whoever wins, you just hope he does what he says he’s going to do. You know, candidate Trump promised a lot of people a lot of things. “Now that he’s president-elect, you just hope that he can make the world a better place. He won fair and square. We have to give him a chance,”...
  • Trump: I Have a ‘Really Good Chance of Winning New York’

    01/22/2016 9:27:40 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/22/16 | Pam Key
    Thursday on Fox News Channel's "Hannity," Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he had a shot at winning New York State, to which he said would clinch the presidency for him over Hillary Clinton. Trump said, "Well, I think I'm not only more electable, I think I'll win the election. You saw the fox poll last week saying I beat Hillary Clinton and I think I will beat any one of them. I think she's probably more difficult than wacky Bernie and I think I will beat them. I will just beat them. As an example, I think I'll win...
  • In Egypt, the Military Is the Only Chance

    08/17/2013 9:23:45 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 36 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 8/17/2013 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    To add to Stanley’s sage observations (both today and earlier this week), I argue in this weekend’s column that elections are not democracy and, in fact, that popular elections in a sharia culture that inevitably empower Islamic supremacists are innately anti-democratic – which is why our commentariat ought to stop referring to Mohamed Morsi as Egypt’s “democratically elected” president. He is (or was) the popularly-elected in an anti-democratic society.
  • Obama: “Chance” Of A Lifetime!

    06/11/2013 7:13:42 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 4 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 6-11-2013 | MOTUS
    I’m sure you’ll understand: I have a little internet (ahem) “housekeeping” I must attend to today. So while I’m busy scrubbing, wiping and cleaning up my inner-tubes, I have a reading assignment for you - Victor Davis Hanson’s latest dissertation: Obama Being Obama. It’s sort of like Being Biden; only funnier. Professor Hanson makes the case that we shouldn’t be upset over the recent Scandalanche® surrounding his presidency, as it was we, not he, who changed the rules. Once Barack Obama was elected to the Illinois legislature, his career as a statesman was mostly an afterthought — either voting “present”...
  • Dreaming of a Superhero - Even Maureen Dowd has turned against Obama

    06/02/2012 10:07:51 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 41 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 6/2/2012 | Maureen Dowd
    ON Friday night, the nation’s capital was under a tornado watch. And that was the best thing that happened to the White House all week. As the president was being slapped by Mitt Romney for being too weak on national security, he was being rapped by a Times editorial for being too aggressive on national security. A Times article by Jo Becker and Scott Shane revealed that the liberal law professor who campaigned against torture and the Iraq war now personally makes the final decisions on the “kill list,” targets for drone strikes. “A unilateral campaign of death is untenable,”...
  • Southern States Gingrich's Last Chance?

    March 13, 2012 Southern states Gingrich's last chance? 2012 candidate weighs in on primaries
  • Chance of 2012 U.S. recession tops 50 percent: Fed paper (San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank)

    11/14/2011 12:43:00 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 6 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 11/14/11 | Reuters
    The European debt crisis is raising the odds of a U.S. recession, with economic contraction more likely than not by early 2012, according to research from the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank. While it is difficult to gauge the odds precisely, an analysis of leading U.S. economic indicators suggests a rising chance of a recession through the end of the year and into early next year, researchers at the regional Fed bank wrote on Monday. The risk of recession recedes after the second half of 2012, they found. New governments in Greece and Italy, with fresh promises to tackle fiscal...
  • Being There

    07/17/2011 8:50:31 PM PDT · by mylife · 36 replies
    youtube ^ | Hal Ashby
    Here is the film "Being there" for any one who hasn't seen it.It is haunting,with the ahole we have in office now.Here is Part 1.Follow the links for the entire film
  • Here Is Your Chance To Demand Answers From The Fed's General Counsel, Scott Alvarez

    05/31/2011 2:56:35 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 5/31/11 | Tyler Durden
    For all Zero Hedge readers who have long waited for their chance to ask Mr. Scott Alvarez of "Have The Federal Reserve Or Prime Brokers Ever Tried To Manipulate The Stock Market?" fame a question about life, the universe or why the CME decides to hike ES margins in an environment of rising realized vol, here it is. Tomorrow, at 2PM, Ron Paul will lead a hearing by the Financial Services Committee, which will luckily be carried by C-SPAN meaning one will be actually able to hear the dialog (alas, the House continues to believe that investing in microphones for...
  • Obama never wastes a chance to throw money at GE

    01/25/2011 5:16:35 PM PST · by Nachum · 1 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/25/11 | Phillip Suderman
    A press release by the National Resources Defense Council indicates that President Obama’s motorcade tonight will be carbon neutral. At first glance one might be impressed that the President is putting his money where his mouth is by driving a more environmentally friendly vehicle or some other personal action that could have a green effect. Alas, this is not the case. The claims on the ride being carbon comes from the purchase of energy carbon offsets through the Bonneville Environmental Foundation. These offsets can come in a variety of flavors, such as investment in wind farms.
  • Jerusalem Source: 'No Chance' Obama will Agree to End Freeze

    10/07/2010 2:37:26 PM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    inn ^ | 10/7/10 | Gil Ronen
    A senior diplomatic source in Jerusalem said Thursday that there is “no chance” that US President Barack Obama would consent to renewed settlement construction in two months' time, even if Israel consents to extending the building freeze in Judea and Samaria. The source told Arutz Sheva's Ben Shaul that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has been unable to get Obama to promise that if an agreement on borders between Israel and a future PA state is not reached within 60 days, Obama would not request another extension of the anti-Jewish construction moratorium. “There is no chance of getting Obama's agreement for...
  • NY Times: Walz(D-MN) has 96 percent chance of winning in CD 1(Than Why Hide?)

    09/18/2010 7:38:42 AM PDT · by Son House · 10 replies
    St. Paul Legal Ledger Capitol Report/Politics in Minnesota ^ | September 17,2010 | by Briana Bierschbach
    A New York Times political race profile gave Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Tim Walz a 96 percent chance of regaining his seat in Minnesota’s First Congressional District. The profile breaks down the district and the second-term congressman’s voting record, and shows the area leaning Democratic. This comes shortly after Walz’s Republican opponent, state Rep. Randy Demmer of Hayfield, was elevated to Young Gun status by the National Republican Congressional Committee.
  • Significant chance of recession next 2 years: SF Fed

    08/09/2010 1:05:29 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 25 replies
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 8/9/10 | Ann Saphir
    CHICAGO (Reuters) – There is a "significant" chance the U.S. economy will slip back into recession in the next two years although a reversal is unlikely in the next few months, researchers at the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank said on Monday. The probability of another recession over the next 18 to 24 months is higher than that of expansion, researchers said in the latest issue of the regional Fed bank's Economic Letter. Concern has risen in recent months that the United States might be headed for a 'double-dip' recession as measures of consumer spending and confidence have dropped and...
  • Give the Guy a Chance???

    07/09/2009 8:16:47 PM PDT · by redhotright · 9 replies · 503+ views ^ | 2009-Jul-09 | redhotright
    I have heard liberals whine several times about "give Obama a chance". Every time they say it, I feel like slapping them silly (Of course, slapping liberals silly doesn't usually accomplish much). But my response is always, "we've already given him many chances and he's blown every single one." Cap and Trade. Universal Health Care. Weak foreign policy. Lies about just about everything under the sun. His policies are ruining the country and we're supposed to give him a chance when liberals wouldn't give Bush a chance. No. He's already squandered all of his chances. Give him any more and...
  • Rio Bravo on TCM 10:30PM E.S.T. tonight

    05/06/2009 3:29:55 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 17 replies · 1,012+ views
    It has been said that director Howard Hawks made Rio Bravo (1959) as a reaction to two popular westerns which angered him - High Noon (1952) and 3:10 to Yuma (1957). His comment on the former was, "I didn't think a good sheriff was going to go running around town like a chicken with his head off asking for help, and finally his Quaker wife had to save him." Hawks also considered 3:10 to Yuma, which had outlaw Glenn Ford playing psychological games with lawman Van Heflin, "a lot of nonsense." So Rio Bravo was the director's take on heroism...
  • (Obama's) Chance (spoof song)

    04/21/2009 7:50:27 PM PDT · by Spktyr · 1 replies · 174+ views
    Self ^ | 21 Apr 2009 | Spktyr
    I came up with this tonight when my Mac's iTunes hit a streak of Big Country while in DJ/shuffle mode. The original song can be heard at the link above. (Obama’s) Chance – with apologies to Big Country and Scott Adamson (R.I.P.) To the tune of Big Country’s “Chance” All the rain came down On a cold old town As he carried you away From the Clintons’ hands That always seemed like fists Reaching out to ask for pay He came like a hero from the Senate floor With “Hope” and “Change” as gifts But the only “change” you ever...
  • Microevolution, Macroevolution; Chance, Necessity

    03/09/2009 5:51:51 PM PDT · by betty boop · 188 replies · 1,770+ views
    Self | March 9, 2009 | Jean F. Drew
    Microevolution, Macroevolution; Chance, Necessityby Jean F. Drew A friend asked me the other day, “What’s your understanding of the mechanism that causes microevolution, and how would that mechanism differ in the case of macroevolution?” The question struck me as loaded. So I thought it might be good to unpack its elements, beginning with an analysis of the terms microevolution and macroevolution. As Doron Aurbach, Professor of Chemistry at Bar Han University, Israel, has pointed out, “When we examine what is universally known as evolution theory, we need to distinguish between two distinct aspects of the theory, namely, micro- and macro-evolution.”...
  • Remember Chance the Gardener?

    03/07/2009 1:14:35 PM PST · by Congressman Billybob · 35 replies · 1,774+ views
    Special to FreeRepublic ^ | 7 March 2008 | John Armor (Congressman Billybob)
    Spring is a very special time, here on the Eastern Continental Divide. This was a particularly harsh winter. The first task on this first truly warm and sunny day was to patrol the grounds and see which plants had survived, and which had not. We were worried about the red maple planted just last summer. It and the wisteria made it through with flexible small branches, not small and brittle ones. Both plants were presents from dear friends, and one of those friends did not survive the winter. So it was good to see that her plant survive. Michelle is...
  • Taking Chance Home

    01/07/2009 7:58:02 PM PST · by jttpwalsh · 10 replies · 396+ views ^ | 042304 | Lt.Col. M.R.Strobl USMC
    The Following is Lt.Col. Strobl's account of escorting the remains of Lance Corporal Chance Phelps. It deserves to be read in it's entirety.