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  • Has a Law Been Broken by the Lady Clerk?

    09/03/2015 8:50:56 PM PDT · by hapnHal · 1 replies
    Sept 3,15 | hapnHal
    …………….the lady clerk (ELECTED OFFICE) in Kentucky sits in jail, and was offered freedom if she allowed assistant clerks to sign QUEER MARRIAGE LICENSES……….she refused once again. When she took office there was no legal QUEER MARRIAGES, The rules were changed by the SCOTUS, but they DO NOT WRITE LAW, they enforce, and clarify existing law. The federal QUEER MARRIAGE LAW is NOT A LEGALLY written law, by Congress, therefore it is Constitutionally not enforceable. She will now be eligible to file a huge lawsuit against the Judge who found her in contempt of court. She was duly PUBLICALLY ELECTED...
  • Florida gun makers design assault rifle with Bible verse and cross etched

    09/03/2015 7:48:00 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 10 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/3/15 | WILLS ROBINSON
    A gun manufacturer in Florida has designed an assault rifle featuring Christian symbols - in the hope it will never be used by 'Muslim terrorists'. Spike's Tactical in Apokpa is selling the powerful weapon, called the Crusader, for $1,395. It has a Psalm on one side and the Knights Templar Long Cross – a symbol of the Christian Crusades to reclaim the Holy Land from Muslims - on the other. The Bible verse, Psalm 144:1, reads: 'Blessed be the Lord my Rock, who trains my hands for war, my fingers for battle.' Muslim groups have condemned the divisive gun, which...
  • Life Coach Jaxi West: Texas Cop Killing ‘Is What Justice Looks Like’

    09/03/2015 5:57:18 PM PDT · by SaveFerris · 41 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 31, 2015 - 12:09 am | by Debra Heine
    While most people have reacted in horror and heartache to the execution-style murder of Deputy Darren H. Goforth Friday night, there have been a few slimeballs on Twitter and elsewhere who have actually applauded the killing. One of the worst tweets I’ve seen is also the most sickening because it wasn’t vomited out by a notorious hatemonger like Louis Farrakhan or
  • Ben Carson, the Superior Outsider

    09/03/2015 4:37:33 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 38 replies
    Politico ^ | September 2, 2015 | Rich Lowry
    Ben Carson, the Superior Outsider By Rich Lowry 09/02/15 (snip) Carson's rise suggests that it's possible to catch the populist wave roiling Republican politics and yet not be an obnoxious braggart who abuses anyone who crosses him and will say or do anything as long as he's getting attention. Ben Carson is a superior outsider to Donald Trump. He is more gentlemanly and more conservative, with a more compelling life story. Carson is a man of faith who, despite his manifest accomplishments, has a quiet dignity and winsome modesty about him. Ben Carson is a throwback, whereas Donald Trump is...
  • Donald Trump just roasted his opponents one-by-one in a press conference about party unity

    09/03/2015 1:35:57 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 51 replies
    Business Insider Malaysia ^ | 9-4-2015 | MAXWELL TANI
    One by one on Thursday, Donald Trump slammed his Republican presidential rivals in a press conference about party unity. At an event at Trump Tower in New York, Trump announced that he signed a pledge not to run as a third-party candidate, which he previously warned he would do if the Republican Party did not treat him respectfully. Though Trump devoted much of his time to the pledge, he also dedicated a significant chunk of Thursday’s press conference to bragging about his high poll numbers and slamming his Republican rivals. Trump took particular aim at former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R), who in recent weeks has ramped up his criticisms of...
  • Officer Charged in Fatal Shooting in a Wal-Mart Parking Lot

    09/03/2015 12:41:31 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 16 replies
    abc news ^ | 9-3-2015 | ap
    PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Virginia police officer who shot and killed a man in a Wal-Mart parking lot has been indicted on charges of first-degree murder and using a gun in a felony. Portsmouth Circuit Court records show a grand jury indicted city officer Stephen D. Rankin on Thursday. Eighteen-year-old William Chapman II was shot April 22. Virginia State Police said the shooting occurred when an officer responded to a call from Wal-Mart security about shoplifting, and a struggle ensued. Chapman is black. Rankin is white.
  • Trump: I'm 'Totally Pledging' My Allegiance To The Republican Party

    09/03/2015 12:32:24 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 67 replies
    npr ^ | 9-3-2015 | JESSICA TAYLOR
    Donald Trump is "totally pledging" his allegiance to the GOP and promising not to mount a potentially damaging third-party bid for president. The billionaire businessman said Thursday he had signed the Republican National Committee's "Loyalty Pledge," which says he will support the eventual nominee and not run as an independent or on another party line. "I will be totally pledging my allegiance to the Republican Party and the conservative principles for which it stands," said Trump. Trump made his announcement at the Trump Towers lobby in New York City after meeting with RNC Chairman Reince Priebus. While many had expected...
  • A 15-Year-Old Is Behind Bars After Posting These Eminem Lyrics

    09/03/2015 11:55:43 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 14 replies
    mtv news ^ | 9-3-2015 | adam fleischer
    A high school student was arrested Monday night after school administrators flagged an Instagram post he wrote which contained Eminem lyrics and a reference to a school shooting. According to The Fresno Bee, the 15-year-old was arrested on a felony charge of making terrorist threats, as well as for disrupting school activity. The controversy started when the student wrote an Instagram post that included lyrics from Eminem’s 2000 track “I’m Back.” The Em lyrics in question reference the 1999 Columbine High School shooting. [“I take seven [kids] from [Columbine], stand ’em all in line/ Add an AK-47, a revolver, a...
  • 'Significant Progress': Officials Reveal New Updates on Search for Fox Lake Officer's Killers

    09/03/2015 11:42:19 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 7 replies
    nbc Chicago ^ | 9-3-2015
    Three suspects in the killing of a veteran Fox Lake police officer are believed to still be in the area and authorities say they've made "significant progress" in their search. The announcement came during a Thursday press conference where Commander George Filenko with the Lake County Major Crimes Task Force said authorities continue to follow up on leads and canvass the area as they hunt for three "extremely dangerous" men believed to have killed Lieutenant Charles "Joe" Gliniewicz "Obviously we have a lot of transportation means in this area -- trains, cars, buses -- we’re still working off the fact...
  • The ‘Trump Phenomenon’ and the Effort to Overthrow Boehner

    09/03/2015 11:40:19 AM PDT · by mrsmith · 26 replies
    Rollcall ^ | 9/3/2015 | Matt Fuller
    A day before the August recess, when Rep. Mark Meadows announced a legislative move to strip Speaker John A. Boehner of his gavel, few would have predicted that Donald Trump would be the summer’s biggest political story. But with the billionaire developer consistently topping the polls, and with most theories on his ascendance citing a general disgust with business as usual in Washington, Meadows sees Trump as a harbinger for his colleagues in the House. “The Trump phenomenon is not just with Donald Trump; it’s with re-election with members as well,” Meadows told CQ Roll Call Wednesday, “and there’s a...
  • 7 dead, 45 diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease at Quincy IL veterans’ home

    09/03/2015 11:14:36 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 6 replies
    Capitol Fax.com ^ | 9-2-2015 | Rich Miller
    [IDVA e-mailed this afternoon to say that 45 people have been diagnosed with the disease, not 46 as reported elsewhere. I changed the headline to reflect the agency’s statement.] * From a Tuesday press release… [The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today announced the deaths of a total of seven residents at the Illinois Veterans’ Home-Quincy. The seven residents, all of whom had underlying medical conditions, were among the 39 individuals who had been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease to date. Test results are currently pending for other residents. “While saddened by...
  • YouTube goes to war against Islamic State

    09/03/2015 10:39:42 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 7 replies
    The social media giant has asked the Muslim community to use its platform to take the propaganda war to the terrorist organisation. HuffingtonPost.in's Jaweed Kaleem reports New York On a Thursday night late last fall, after leaving the Manhattan office where he works as a digital products specialist, Aman Ali - a well-known comedian in American Muslim circles - received an unusual email from YouTube. "We need you," read the note, which invited Ali to the company's sprawling, 41,000-square-foot production facility in Los Angeles and promised a free flight and two nights in a hotel. "Muslim community leaders [are] struggling...
  • Mapping tree density at a global scale

    09/03/2015 10:33:23 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 5 replies
    Nature.com ^ | 9-2-2015
    The global extent and distribution of forest trees is central to our understanding of the terrestrial biosphere. We provide the first spatially continuous map of forest tree density at a global scale. This map reveals that the global number of trees is approximately 3.04 trillion, an order of magnitude higher than the previous estimate. Of these trees, approximately 1.39 trillion exist in tropical and subtropical forests, with 0.74 trillion in boreal regions and 0.61 trillion in temperate regions. Biome-level trends in tree density demonstrate the importance of climate and topography in controlling local tree densities at finer scales, as well...
  • France says wing part found on Reunion island definitely from MH370

    09/03/2015 10:26:58 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 15 replies
    Reuters ^ | 9-3-2015
    The piece of wing found on the shore of Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean has been formally identified as part of the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, the Paris prosecutor said on Thursday. The part, known as a flaperon, was found on the shore of the French-governed island on July 29 and Malaysian authorities have said paint color and maintenance-record matches proved it came from the missing Boeing (BA.N) 777 aircraft. The French prosecutor, who had until Thursday's statement been more cautious on its provenance, said a technician from Airbus Defense and Space (ADS-SAU) in Spain, which had...
  • Hacker Threatens To Sell Hillary Clinton’s ENTIRE UNRELEASED Private Emails For $500K

    09/03/2015 9:03:53 AM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 38 replies
    Radaronline ^ | 9/3-15
    Just as email-gate looked to be winding down, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned a person claiming to be a computer specialist has come forward with the stunning news that 32,000 emails from Hillary Clinton‘s private email account are up for sale. The price tag — a whopping $500,000! Promising to give the trove of the former Secretary of State’s emails to the highest bidder, the specialist is showing subject lines as proof of what appear to be legitimate messages.
  • Vanity Prayer Request Vanity

    09/03/2015 8:43:46 AM PDT · by knarf · 27 replies
    self ^ | September 3, 2015 | knarf
    My daughter invested her income tax return in Phlebotomy school and did well ...
  • Regarding that clerk and marriage licenses for gays (vanity)

    09/03/2015 8:36:09 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 67 replies
    September 1, 2015 | me
    While reading about that clerk, a thought occurred to me. Suppose a devout Muslim was a cook at a government cafeteria. And suppose pork chops were on the menu that day. Would the muslim be forced to handle the pork chops, or would he be excused from that particular duty?
  • Watch President Obama Do a Native Alaskan Dance With Kids

    09/03/2015 8:17:29 AM PDT · by PROCON · 17 replies
    abcnews.go.com ^ | Sep. 2, 2015 | VERONICA STRACQUALURSI
    President Obama's been known to bust a move now and then -- and he's not a bad dancer. Today, he had the opportunity to show off his moves on the last day of his three-day trip to Alaska. Obama stopped at Dillingham Middle School and was treated to a cultural performance by the school kids, featuring native dances and songs. After the kids had finished performing a number of dances, POTUS joined in. "I've been practicing," Obama said.
  • Kate Upton And Boyfriend Justin Verlander Do Toronto Edgewalk At CN Tower

    09/03/2015 8:01:33 AM PDT · by xp38 · 39 replies
    The Huffington Post Canada ^ | Sept. 2 2015 | Madelyne Chung
    Kate Upton is living life on the edge, literally. The 23-year-old model visited Toronto this past weekend to support her pro baseballer beau, Justin Verlander, while the Detroit Tigers played against the Blue Jays for a three-game series. During their stay, their pair played tourists and embarked on the "extreme urban adventure" the city has to offer -- the CN Tower Edgewalk. Both Upton and Verlander slipped into orange jumpsuits and harnesses before walking along the edge of the famous tower 1,168 feet above ground. And by the look of it, the couple wasn't afraid -- they even managed to...
  • Forced abortions at Canadian clinics central to cover-up of 12-yr-old’s abuse: pro-life leaders

    09/03/2015 7:52:45 AM PDT · by Morgana · 1 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | Sep 2, 2015 | Pete Baklinski
    WINNIPEG, Manitoba, September 2, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- A renowned Canadian judge is calling for an investigation into why two Canadian abortion centers failed to report an underaged girl who was forced by her stepfather to undergo two abortions after being repeatedly raped by him, one at the former Morgentaler Clinic in Newfoundland and the other at a Winnipeg, Manitoba hospital. Retired Manitoba justice Ted Hughes told CBC News that the province of Manitoba should investigate how a 12-year-old girl with a previous record of abortion could be given another abortion and not have providers bring the child to the attention...
  • Senator recalls embarrassing wardrobe malfunction weeks into first term

    09/03/2015 6:23:58 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 20 replies
    upi. ^ | Sept. 2, 2015 | Doug G. Ware
    MINNEAPOLIS, - Minnesota's senior Senate representative wasn't always so experienced. In fact, in 2007 a curious wardrobe malfunction marked her rookie year in Washington, D.C. In her new memoir, "The Senator Next Door: A Memoir From the Heartland," Sen. Amy Klobuchar recalls the embarrassing moment when she presided over the U.S. Senate -- just months into her freshman term -- and received a hand-written message while she stood at the dais. "I got an anonymous note passed through a Senate page that read, 'Senator Klobuchar, pull up your shirt, your cleavage is showing,'" she wrote. Although she described the day...
  • Military Parade in China Gives Xi Jinping a Platform to Show Grip on Power

    09/03/2015 6:03:05 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 5 replies
    ny times ^ | 9-3-2015
    “War is the sword of Damocles that still hangs over mankind,” Mr. Xi said from the viewing deck overlooking the square in a speech at the start of a vast military parade in central Beijing. Mr. Xi indicated that he wanted to show other countries — many of them wary of China’s growing military strength — that they had nothing to fear from the procession of tanks and missiles that rumbled down Chang’an Avenue while fighter jets roared overhead. But the highly public manner of Mr. Xi’s announcement that 300,000 military personnel would be demobilized, China’s largest troop reduction in...
  • TO DONALD TRUMP: Do not pledge loyalty to the GOPe today. Not yet.

    09/03/2015 4:35:28 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 30 replies
    (vanity) ^ | 9/3/2015 | (myself)
    I have been seeing a lot of articles in the last 24 hours, about Donald Trump supposedly signing a pledge to the GOP to not run as an independent. Today. My advice to Donald (I say this as an early, and enthusiastic supporter of yours) is DO NOT TAKE THIS PLEDGE RIGHT NOW. In my opinion the GOPe is still driving the GOP. You do not yet control the agenda, it is controlled by a smaller group of people who are fundamentally hostile to your intentions. Sure I believe at some point it will be important to take a pledge...
  • Are Immigrants Really Freeloaders? New Study Backs Trump’s Attacks (Trump is anti-ILLEGAL)

    09/03/2015 4:20:53 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 14 replies
    The Fiscal Times ^ | September 3, 2015 | Eric Pianin
    Back in April, a study of the fiscal implications of illegal immigration made the notable finding that millions of undocumented workers were paying billions of dollars in state and local taxes and that considerably more revenue might be generated if President Obama succeeded in protecting many of them from deportation. http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/2015/09/03/Are-Immigrants-Really-Freeloaders-New-Study-Backs-Trump-s-Attacks
  • US Muslims hope new billboards reclaim Islam’s message

    09/03/2015 12:45:26 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 55 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 3, 2015 2:02 AM EDT | Rasha Madkour
    Dozens of billboards with Muslim themes are sprouting nationwide, proclaiming what organizers say is the true message of Islam and its prophet, Muhammad: peace and justice, not extremism and violent jihad. The New York-based Islamic Circle of North America has erected 100 new billboards over the summer that feature statements such as: “Muhammad believed in peace, social justice, women’s rights” and “Muhammad always taught love, not hate; peace, not violence.” Also listed are a website and a phone number people can call for more information. They are in cities including Boston; New York; Phoenix; San Diego; El Paso and Austin,...
  • Is Hillary criticizing Trump?

    09/02/2015 10:33:27 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 21 replies
    Thought | 2 September 2015 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Is Hillary criticizing Trump? Seems like not much is being published about that. Isn't that odd?
  • The 3rd of September: A day I'll always remember...

    09/02/2015 10:11:33 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 18 replies
    September 3 | Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong
    ...cause that was the day that my daddy died...
  • The Navy's Jersey Boys

    09/02/2015 7:24:50 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 27 replies
    You Tube ^ | 9-2-15 | Navy musicians
    Once in a while something great comes along… Share it. If you liked the Four Seasons, you’ll like these five Navy guys! It is not Anchors Away!!! Say what you will about our Navy ‘brothers’, they can entertain. This is good, very good. Turn up your speakers, bump your video to full screen, and roll back in time. Not bad for a group of sailors. This is the best 10 minutes you've spent this week -- I guarantee.
  • Weekly Cooking (and related issues) Thread

    09/02/2015 5:33:16 PM PDT · by Jamestown1630 · 78 replies
    I suspect that everyone who keeps a recipe box or binder has, as I do, a section for favorite homemade concoctions for household use. I thought this week I'd share some of mine. I've collected some nice old copper pieces on thrift-store forays; most of them aren't used often, but look lovely hanging in the kitchen - my favorites are a set of copper mixing bowls. Usually when I find these items, they have spots of tarnish or are completely tarnished. Here is the best recipe for copper cleaner that I've found: Copper Cleaner 1/4 Cup White Vinegar 1/8 Cup...
  • Millennials moving their support to Trump in 2016?

    09/02/2015 5:11:59 PM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 20 replies
    Fox Business ^ | September 2, 2015 | (Video)
    Alright, I'm no longer watching Fox Business, of Fox News, but I noticed this in the headlines I watch, and it seems pretty fair in fact. So let's say. Fox Business still seems to be on Trump's side. At least by the standpoint of this video. This seems like it's worth watching. http://video.foxbusiness.com/v/4459835966001/millennials-moving-their-support-to-trump-in-2016/
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! (September, 2015 edition)

    09/02/2015 3:43:44 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 16 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com/ ^ | September, 2015 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Ian Fleming Never Mentioned James Bond’s Ethnicity. But He did Offer a Few Clues…

    09/02/2015 3:43:08 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 80 replies
    Anyone who thinks to diverge even slightly from this now officially accepted view, to be held by everyone everywhere in the world on pain of excommunication, is a racist. We know this because of the recent experiences of children’s author Anthony Horowitz, who briefly committed heresy over the weekend when he dared to suggest that Elba was perhaps too “street” to play a suave, Eton-educated, Senior-Service-trained, half-Swiss, half-Scots secret agent.
  • Google move signals the death of hated Flash advertising

    09/02/2015 2:17:05 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 10 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 9-2-2015 | Aaron Pressman
    The day that Steve Jobs prophesied back in 2010 in one of his most famous screeds is finally upon us -- the death of Adobe's Flash web format. Beloved by advertisers, hated by users, security experts and pretty much everyone else, Flash is still all too common, especially on media sites. One survey found 90% of all so-called rich media ads -- the ones with videos or other moving elements -- relied on Flash in the first quarter. But starting today, Google's Chrome, the browser of choice for a majority of desktop users, will be effectively cutting off Flash advertising...
  • Video reviewed, manhunt continues in killing of Fox Lake police officer

    09/02/2015 1:03:36 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 22 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 9-2-2015 | Dan Hinkel, Dan Moran and Frank S. Abderholden
    "At 7:52 (a.m., Gliniewicz) gets there, he sees the three subjects. At 7:55, he calls for additional police. At 8:01 the officers arrived. At 8:09, they discovered him," said Lake County Major Crime Task Force commander George Filenko. Gliniewicz was found about 50 yards from his squad car in a wooded and swampy area, Filenko told reporters outside the Fox Lake Police Department, where blue and black bunting had been hung. Filenko said Gliniewicz was not dispatched to the area but "self-responded." The report of two white males and one black male was provided by Gliniewicz to dispatchers when he spotted...
  • Dead man found hanging from Queens highway exit sign

    09/02/2015 10:52:36 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 27 replies
    AOL ^ | 9-2-15 | unattributed
    A man's corpse was seen hanging by the neck from a highway sign on Wednesday morning on the Cross Island Parkway in Queens. John Rynne, 57, was found hanging from the traffic advisory board at Exit 31 in Bayside. Police are currently investigating the case as a suicide.
  • Society has fallen.

    09/02/2015 10:15:15 AM PDT · by everlast · 72 replies
    last night | myself
    Since when in America is it a right to hit someone's vehicle with a football??? If you move to Hartselle, Alabama it is a right here. Boys playing sports trump any kind of property rights (hitting vehicles and houses, breaking windows, tearing up people's lawns). And don't you dare say anything to the parent as their response is, "Our kids need to get out of the house away from video games and play sports." While I agree with that argument, they don't have to tear up people's property. Last night, I went to the father of a boy who hit...
  • Atari games buried more than 30 years ago in New Mexico landfill

    09/02/2015 10:11:19 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 38 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/2/15 | By Associated Press and Daily Mail Reporter
    A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year has generated more than $100,000 in sales over the last several months. The April 2014 dig ended speculation surrounding an urban legend and proved it to be true that Atari discarded hundreds of games, including E.T. The Extraterrestrial, more than 30 years ago. In addition to the E.T. cartridges, Joseph Lewandowski found more than 60 other titles including Asteroids, Missile Command, Warlords, Star Raiders, Swordquest, Centipede and Super Breakout.
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  • Hackers Steal 225,000 Apple Account Logins From Jailbroken iPhones

    09/02/2015 5:12:09 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 2 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 08/31/15 | Jonathan Zhou, Epoch Times
    A recently discovered group of malware that infects jailbroken iPhones has gathered the login information for more than 225,000 Apple accounts, and is believed to be one of the largest breaches of Apple accounts ever. The malware, dubbed KeyRaider by its discoverer, found its way to victims via websites that hosted repositories of Cydia software. Cydia is an app that allows users of jailbroken iOS devices to access software and apps locked phones can’t normally access. The malware then steals Apple account information by intercepting iTunes traffic from the device. Palo Alto Networks (PAN) and WeipTech, which found the vulnerability,...
  • Comcast Users Now Need To Pay A $30 Premium If They Want To Avoid Usage Caps

    09/02/2015 5:03:36 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 47 replies
    Tech Dirt ^ | 09/01/15 | Karl Bode
    Comcast has slowly but surely been expanding the company's usage cap trials since around 2012, largely focusing them on less competitive markets where annoyed users can't vote with their wallets. In these seventeen (and counting) trial markets, Comcast broadband customers face a monthly usage cap of 300 gigabytes. After that, users need to shell out $10 for each additional 50 gigabytes of data consumed. The trials have expanded slowly but surely in the hopes of minimizing user backlash. Basically, Comcast is the hot water slowly coming to a boil, and you're the frog. It appears that Comcast has now added...
  • Man hospitalized after trying to take selfie with snake

    09/02/2015 4:44:43 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 18 replies
    CBS8 ^ | 08/26/15
    <p>AKE ELSINORE, Calif. (AP) — A Lake Elsinore man may have to lose his hand after he picked up a rattlesnake in order to take a selfie with it.</p> <p>KCBS-TV reports that 36-year-old Alex Gomez snatched up the snake Monday at his family's ranch. The snake bit his hand which swelled. His neighbor called 911 and he was transported to an area hospital.</p>
  • Many of Donald Trump’s supporters also think Obama is a Muslim born outside the U.S., poll finds

    09/02/2015 4:07:12 AM PDT · by Cringing Negativism Network · 45 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | September 2, 2015 | Celeste Katz
    Donald Trump is hitting a home run with Republican voters whose views are way out of right field. The celebrity presidential hopeful is increasing his lead over the rest of the GOP pack — and he’s doing it with the support of his party’s most extreme members, a new national survey released Tuesday shows. Fully 61% of self-identified supporters of Trump, who famously demanded to see Obama’s birth certificate as proof he was born in Hawaii, said they believed the President was not born in the U.S. Only 21% in the Public Policy Polling study said Obama was born in...
  • I Have 300 Facebook Friends and Nobody to Hang Out With

    09/02/2015 1:57:29 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 36 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 1, 2015 | Lindsay Putnam
    Standing in front of Francois Payard Bakery at Columbus Circle, Walter Piper shifts his weight nervously from one foot to the other. The 28-year-old is waiting for Jay, a bioengineering student whom he met online just days prior. To take the pressure off of their first meet-up, they planned to run the 10K loop in Central Park together before work. But this isn’t the beginning of a romance — the two men met through an online “friending” site, gofindfriends.com. Piper, despite having more than 300 friends on Facebook, found himself in a predicament shared by many millennials: He had no...
  • (Clifford Shack's TheRapeOfJustice) Japanese Prisoner of War Camps 1942-1945

    09/01/2015 9:30:07 PM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 12 replies
    Clifford Shack's TheRapeOfJustice YouTube account ^ | December 12, 2011 | Clifford Shack TheRapeOfJustice
    Japanese Prisoner of War Camps 1942-1945 [includes a Dutch film about the Japanese fake propaganda film]
  • How do I post pictures on FR????

    08/01/2015 1:31:17 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 77 replies
    Aug 1, 2015 | HarleyLady27
    How do I post pictures from my picture library to FR????
  • Trump Illegal Immigrant Plan has Bi-Partisan Precedent

    09/01/2015 5:52:56 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 17 replies
    http://theamericanreport.org/ ^ | Aug 31,2015 | Email chain letter
    Donald Trump has been severely criticized by his critics by suggesting that illegal aliens must be deported. Yet former presidents, Republican and Democrat, have in the past deported millions of illegal aliens.
  • [Emailed blogged Facebook Urban Legend] It's enough to make you cry

    08/31/2015 2:04:00 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 18 replies
    http://m.snopes.com/new-american-way-life/ ^ | unsourced circulated email since April 2015 | "shamelessly stolen from SconsinRick's facebook page" & copied and pasted by Tyler Durden
    It's enough to make you cry... or scream.
  • Uber Rebuffed by Judge in Ruling on Drivers’ Suit

    09/01/2015 10:51:43 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 6 replies
    ny times ^ | 9-1-15 | MIKE ISAAC
    A federal judge granted class-action status on Tuesday to a lawsuit that questions the employment classification of Uber drivers, paving the way for a legal challenge that could strike at the heart of the ride-hailing company’s business model. The ruling will allow a jury to decide whether some Uber drivers should be considered employees or 1099 contract workers, named after a tax designation, which does not require the company to pay payroll taxes or apply minimum wage and overtime laws to the drivers. In some states, the 1099 classification also exempts Uber from paying for things like health insurance or...
  • Manhunt Rages On For Men Who Gunned Down Fox Lake Officer

    09/01/2015 10:28:58 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 14 replies
    nbc chicago ^ | 9-1-2015
    A massive manhunt raged into the night Tuesday for three men on the loose who authorities say gunned down a Fox Lake police officer. Authorities say search crews will continue around the clock to find the suspects who are believed to be responsible for the killing of Lieutenant Charles "Joe" Gliniewicz, a 30-year-veteran of the police force. "Search teams will work 24/7 to apprehend [the suspects]," said Joe Ahern, CEO of the 100 Club of Chicago, late Tuesday. In addition to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Fox Lake Police Department, search teams include numerous local law enforcement officers from northern...
  • Study Learns Chicago Criminals DON'T Buy Their Guns Legally

    09/01/2015 8:44:57 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 29 replies
    Buzzpo.com ^ | 8/30/2015 | ERIC REED
    A recent study that was conducted by the University of Chicago’s Crime Lab has learned that Chicago criminals do not acquire their guns from gun shops, gun shows or the internet. The study examined and interviewed inmates in Chicago’s Cook County Jail who are either facing current gun charges, or have a background consisting of firearms related convictions. The study learned that virtually zero criminals have ever used the internet or gun shows, because that method is easily traceable. It’s much safer for a criminal to acquire firearms on the streets where they’re harder to keep track of, and that’s...