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  • April 1928 - Strolling Down The Atlantic City Boardwalk, NJ (real sound)

    10/21/2018 11:48:17 AM PDT · by NRx · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | 10-20-2018 | Guy Jones
    Old sound film of the Atlantic City Boardwalk in New Jersey, USA, taken April 1928. Since the Movietone process started in late 1927, this is some of the earliest sound footage ever made. It has a very unique perspective of the cameraman 'walking' through the boardwalk (maybe mounted to the front of a rickshaw?) The sound is rough and muffled but this is great time travel.
  • Great new ads for the NJ Senate Race

    10/21/2018 11:42:38 AM PDT · by flanders1989 · 2 replies
    There are some great new ads hammering New Jersey's corrupt Senator Bob Menendez. The race is close and I really think Bob Hugin can win this thing. Menendez is terrible. Here are some interesting facts, not including his indictment FACT: The FBI and President Obama’s Justice Department had specific, corroborated evidence to back up allegations that Senator Menendez had sex with underage girls in the Dominican Republic. Those women never recanted. It’s also important to note these are not the same women who recanted in affidavits released by Dr. Melgen’s cousin. FACT: The FBI also discovered a “black...
  • Birds have to fly, snakes have to slither and the clintons have to grift. (vanity)

    10/21/2018 10:23:23 AM PDT · by penmack · 15 replies
    The Democratic National Committee obviously wants to minimize Hillary Clinton's involvement in the mid-term elections. She is a bitter two time loser who, like antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea, just won't go away. I see her and her husband Billy and equine-faced child Chelsea using this to their advantage. Here's how it works. She rolls into a hotly contested congressional district in her Scooby van, gets in touch with the democratic candidate and indicates she will campaign for him. The candidate knows she will be the kiss of death to his campaign. He pays her NOT to campaign for him and to leave...
  • Michigan Proposal 18-2 on district Boundries

    10/21/2018 10:21:24 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 19 replies
    MI SoS ^ | August 30, 2018 | MI SOS
    Proposal 18-2 A proposed constitutional amendment to establish a commission of citizens with exclusive authority to adopt district boundaries for the Michigan Senate, Michigan House of Representatives and U.S. Congress, every 10 years This proposed constitutional amendment would: • Create a commission of 13 registered voters randomly selected by the Secretary of State: o 4 each who self-identify as affiliated with the 2 major political parties; and o 5 who self-identify as unaffiliated with major political parties. • Prohibit partisan officeholders and candidates, their employees, certain relatives, and lobbyists from serving as commissioners. • Establish new redistricting criteria including geographically...
  • Where Are You Farmer Dean? Vanity

    10/21/2018 10:04:40 AM PDT · by oldvirginian · 6 replies
    dp0622 | October 21, 2018 | dp0622
    our friend is back and typing and on FR again!! last i heard about a month and a half ago i think was that he was going home Make a post or reply here buddy, would be great to hear from you!

    10/21/2018 10:02:19 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 70 replies
    Newsweek. ^ | 11-21-2018 | Orlando Sierra
    A Central American migrant has blasted President Donald Trump in angry comments to CNN’s Bill Weir at the border between Mexico and Guatemala. “Donald Trump is the antichrist,” the unidentified man can bee seen saying in Spanish during a CNN report aired this weekend on the immigrant caravan that has traveled to the Mexican border from Honduras. “If he doesn’t repent, he’s going to hell,” the man adds. Thousands of Central American migrants have joined a caravan that originally formed more than a week ago in Honduras. Trump has repeatedly threatened Central American leaders with complete aid cuts if the...
  • They danced and jumped to celebrate homecoming weekend. Then the floor gave way.

    10/21/2018 9:59:43 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 52 replies
    CNN ^ | 10-21-18 | Keith Allen and Eric Levenson
    As a crowded group of Clemson University students and local residents danced and jumped around at an apartment clubhouse late Saturday night, Jeremy Tester felt something strange beneath his feet. "You could hear the floor about to go through, kind of," he said, "but nobody thought it was going to happen. They just kept going." But suddenly the floor gave way. Dozens of partiers dropped into free fall and landed in a mass of sprawling bodies in the basement. Police said 30 people were injured when the floor of the apartment clubhouse collapsed during a party on homecoming weekend in...
  • FAKE NEWS: TWO CASE STUDIES, History of Rathergate

    10/21/2018 9:57:27 AM PDT · by Thebaddog · 6 replies
    Powerline ^ | 10.21.18 | Scott Johnson
    I was asked by our local chapter of the Cardozo Society — an affinity group of Jewish lawyers of which I am a member — to speak over lunch as a counterpart to ABA Foundation Fellow and historian Victoria Saker Woeste on the subject of fake news at the society’s October 8 continuing legal education program. Ms. Woeste was the featured speaker. Her theme was that the term “fake news” is anti-Semitic in origin and that President Trump’s use of it, knowingly or not, is wrongful. Her talk expanded on her Washington Post column (accessible via Outline here) making this...
  • Vanguard Founder Jack Bogle's Market Forecast

    10/21/2018 9:47:03 AM PDT · by NRx · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | 10-17-2018 | Morningstar
    A short interview with Jack Bogle (the father of the low cost index fund) who gives his thoughts on where markets may be going. Appx 6 minute.
  • Smoking Tasty Tri Tips for Weight Loss

    10/21/2018 9:46:51 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 22 replies
    YouTube ^ | October 21, 2018 | Half Of Me
    VIDEO I recently smoked a Tri Tip which was so incredibly good that I smoked two more Tri Tips that same week. This video is of the third Tri Tip that I smoked. One way I am losing weight is by preparing incredibly tasty low or no carb food such as this. Meanwhile I am able to avoid carb cravings via taking Crave Stop. Tri Tips are very popular in the Santa Barbara area of California. It is from the lower triangular area of the cow below the sirloin, thus the name "Tri Tip." It is somewhere between a steak...
  • Dick Modzelewski, Key Lineman in a Vaunted Giants Defense, Dies at 87

    10/21/2018 9:26:45 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 8 replies
    The New York Times ^ | October 20, 2018 | Richard Goldstein
    Dick Modzelewski, the Giants’ tackle who played on the line that transformed defensive players into glamorous pro football figures during the team’s glory years of the late 1950s and early ’60s, died on Friday at his home in Eastlake, Ohio. He was 87. His death was confirmed by his daughter Laurie Hardesty. Modzelewski, the winner of the 1952 Outland Trophy as college football’s best interior lineman, playing for the University of Maryland, was obtained by the Giants in a trade before the 1956 season. Soon, chants of “Dee-fense” rang out at Yankee Stadium as Modzelewski at left tackle, Jim Katcavage...
  • Knife wielding man fatally shot in Brockton.

    10/21/2018 8:42:38 AM PDT · by Vermont Lt · 7 replies
    Masslive ^ | 1/21/2018 | MassLive
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  • Legally Blonde and Cruel Intentions star Selma Blair reveals her multiple sclerosis diagnosis

    10/21/2018 8:23:25 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 15 replies
    Digital Spy ^ | October 21, 2018 | Susannah Alexander
    Selma Blair has revealed that she has recently been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The actress, who is known for film roles including Cecile in Cruel Intentions and Vivian in Legally Blonde, shared the news in an Instagram post – having quit Twitter over the summer – in which she praised her family, friends and colleagues for their support. Posting a photo of herself at a costume fitting for new Netflix sci-fi show Another Life, she wrote: "The brilliant costumer #Allisaswanson not only designs the pieces #harperglass will wear on this new #Netflixshow , but she carefully gets my legs in...
  • Train Derails in Taiwan — Killing 22 People and Injuring 171

    10/21/2018 8:17:11 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 1 replies
    KTLA ^ | 10/21/2018
    The Puyuma express train was carrying more than 366 passengers from a suburb of Taipei toward Taitung, a city on Taiwan’s southeast coast, when it went off the tracks at 4:50 p.m., the Taiwan central government said in a statement. The National Fire Agency cited the Cabinet spokesman’s office as saying 22 people were killed and 171 injured. .... “Their train car turned over. They were crushed, so they died right away,” Chen said. Soldiers have been removing bodies to identify them, he added, but nightfall was complicating rescue work. Photos from the scene just south of the city of...
  • Is there a Lawyer in the House?

    10/21/2018 7:44:23 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 15 replies
    email from friend | 10/21/2018 | unknown
    So many things we can no longer joke about - but still can make fun of Lawyers (and Blondes?)..... Lawyers! And if you think lawyers don't have hearts, read the best lawyer story of all none! The United Way realized that it had never received a donation from the city's most successful lawyer. So a United Way worker paid the lawyer a visit in his lavish office. The United Way guy opened the meeting by saying, 'Our research shows that even though your annual income is over two million dollars, you don't give a penny to charity. Wouldn't you...
  • 23 charts and maps that show the world is getting much, much better

    10/21/2018 7:43:19 AM PDT · by Baynative · 15 replies
    Vox ^ | Dylan Matthews
    EXHIBIT: The power of media On display here is the power of the media that I think is helping to shape the distorted opinions of millennials. While the charts and maps show optimistic trends in almost every category, the author starts this report by saying: "For most Americans, these feel like bleak times. We have a massively unpopular, scandal-plagued president whose aides are being convicted of serious federal felonies. Overt, old-fashioned racism is publicly visible and powerful in a way it wasn’t only five years ago. More than 200 admired, powerful men have been accused of sexual misconduct or assault....

    10/21/2018 7:35:57 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 13 replies
    email from a friend | 10/21/2018 | unknown
    1. ARBITRAITOR A cook that leaves Arby’s to work at McDonald’s 2. BERNADETTE The act of torching a mortgage. 3. BURGLARIZE What a crook sees through 4. AVOIDABLE What a bullfighter tries to do 5. EYEDROPPER Clumsy ophthalmologist 6. CONTROL A short, ugly inmate. 7. COUNTERFEITER Workers who put together kitchen cabinets 8. ECLIPSE What an English barber does for a living. 9. LEFT BANK What the bank robbers did when their bag was full of money. 10. HEROES What a man in a boat does 11. PARASITES What you see from the Eiffel Tower 12. PARADOX Two physicians 13....
  • Hikers: Stop Hating on Hunters

    10/21/2018 7:27:26 AM PDT · by SJackson · 17 replies
    Outdoors Magazine ^ | 10*15*18 | Steven Rinella
    <p>It’s tempting for those of us who love the outdoors to think of ourselves as belonging to one of two groups. There’s my own crew of sportsmen and women, known as the hook and bullet crowd; and then there’s the outdoor recreationists or “nonconsumptive users,” a term for hikers, climbers, kayakers, birders, mountain bikers, and others who might enjoy being around wild creatures without ever eating one for dinner.</p>
  • 'My birth certificate says I'm female': Trans cyclist defends her win after 3rd place [tr]

    10/21/2018 7:23:41 AM PDT · by C19fan · 74 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 20, 2018 | Maxine Shen and Leah Simpson
    The trans woman UCI Masters Track World Championship cycling gold medalist is defending her win against criticism that it's unfair for her to have competed against cisgender females. Rachel McKinnon, 36, an assistant professor of philosophy at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, scooped up the top prize during the October 14 race, besting cis females Carolien van Herrikhuyzen and Jen Wagner-Assali, who took silver and bronze, respectively. The day after McKinnon's win, Wagner-Assali stirred up controversy when she replied to a tweet about the race with her own tweet suggesting that McKinnon was not deserving of winning the...
  • [CA]Caught On Video: Halloween Decorations Snatched From Riverside County Homes

    10/21/2018 7:13:43 AM PDT · by blueplum · 10 replies
    CBS KCAL 9 Los Angeles ^ | 18 Oct 2018 | newsstaff
    RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) — A rash of Halloween decoration heists have hit Riverside County homes that are decked out for the holiday. ...The Peppitos didn’t call the police because the cost of the skeleton was just $25. But when they posted the video on social media, other people chimed in with their Halloween decoration thefts. One homeowner in Hemet caught someone stealing their large inflatables from their yard over the weekend, while another thief was seen stealing a projector light from a home in Perris last week. Each theft was caught on video.