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  • Today's Toons 8/17/17

    08/17/2017 1:28:39 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 1 replies
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  • The First Snow of the Season Just Fell in Sweden

    08/16/2017 10:57:30 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    The first snow of the season has fallen in northern Sweden, but most of the country still remains flake-free. The snowfall came on Monday evening and in the early hours of Tuesday at the Låktatjåkko ski lodge, Sweden's highest mountain station at 1,228 metres above sea level. “We had a lot of snow last winter. It was a good season for skiing,” station attendant Henrietta Backman told regional newspaper Norrbottens-kuriren. There are still large patches of snow left over from last winter in the area, and it is not unusual for the first snow of the new season to fall...
  • Red Sox have fan throw out first pitch; disaster results (funny)

    08/16/2017 10:27:21 PM PDT · by Enchante · 22 replies
    Twitter video ^ | August 16, 2017 | Chad Amaral
    First pitch tonight at Fenway..missed his target, by just a little bit. #RedSox
  • Woman Arrested for Snorting Cocaine in Parent Pick-Up Line at Florida School

    08/16/2017 10:25:46 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    KFOR ^ | AUGUST 16, 2017
    A sheriff’s deputy arrested a woman outside a Florida middle school after he allegedly spotted her chopping up and using cocaine while waiting in the parent pick-up line Tuesday. The Lee County deputy said he was patrolling Lexington Middle School just before 4 p.m. when he saw 39-year-old Christina Hester snort the drug off the screen of her iPhone with a straw, according to WFTX. The deputy took Hester to his office where he arrested her. A field test later determined that half a gram of white powder found in her purse was cocaine, according to WFTX. Hester has been...
  • Teen Sent to Internet Addiction Camp Dies Within 48 Hours

    08/16/2017 10:23:13 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    KFOR ^ | AUGUST 15, 2017
    A Chinese couple sent their teenage son to an internet addiction treatment camp—and within days, he was dead. As the BBC reports, “boot camps” for internet and gaming addictions have become popular in China, with some being criticized as using harsh military-style discipline on attendees. Some even beat patients or use electroshock therapy. The 18-year-old who died earlier this month in Fuyang had been sent to a camp that promised “psychological counseling and physical training”; according to the Telegraph, the camp said no corporal punishment would be used. Two days after the teen was dropped off by his mother on...
  • If Anti-Fa was really wanting to fight racists? ~ Rantity

    08/16/2017 10:16:26 PM PDT · by GraceG · 9 replies
    Isn’t it funny how we NEVER hear new reports that a Neo-NAZI biker bar was specifically targeted and burned down by Anti-Fa? Or that the KKK was having a meeting somewhere and all of a sudden Anti-Fa jumped all the skinheads and beat the crap out of them...???? Isn’t it ALSO funny how Anti-Fa always seems to show up where there are News cameras rolling to get the pictures of scrawny looking beta males and other retards wearing NAZI paraphernalia for them to “fight”... Gee, you would think that if Anti-Fa was REALLY REALLY interested in actually fighting ACTUAL NAZI...
  • Help, Media trashes President Trump with this...

    08/16/2017 9:55:25 PM PDT · by hapnHal · 6 replies
    16 Aug 17 | hapnHal
    The media is now trashing Trump with this. IT TOOK four days for President Trump to utter Heather Heyer’s name, in a tweet, and it appears that no one from his administration bothered to attend her memorial service. Obama did something worse then this, but can't remember who or what it was?? Perhaps President Trump should read the nine names of those murdered this weekend in Chicago.
  • I am DONE with the GOP.

    08/16/2017 9:42:10 PM PDT · by texaszman · 57 replies
    I have been on FR under txzman but no longer have access to my old email. After today, I am DONE with ANYTHING having to do with the GOP. I tried to call the GOP Natl HQ today and as you might guess their mailbox is full. Not only will I NEVER vote for this party again, I am seriously tempted to vote straight Democratic in 2018 to teach these spineless, dishonest SOBs a lesson. I predict a massive sweep for the Dems in 2018. Not because they are sane or should win - just that massive numbers of formerly...

    08/16/2017 9:39:55 PM PDT · by Osage Orange · 17 replies
    Internet ^ | today | Me
  • Sick New “Abortion Simulator” App Lets You Kill Babies in Abortions

    08/16/2017 9:21:18 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Life News ^ | August 14, 2017 | Micaiah Bilger
    Video game reviewers at Touch Arcade stumbled upon a sick new game app that will allow players to kill unborn babies in abortions. The “Abortion Simulator” is being developed by Kierun Studios, a company based in India that has a reputation for reprehensible games, according to the review. The game “will put you right in the middle of the surgery room and let you perform various abortions,” from early-term to “24+ week complex cases,” the developer describes. It appears that players actually will use surgical tools to reach into the womb and tear the unborn baby out in pieces. Screen...
  • Abortion Activists to Auction Chandelier Made of Tampons to Raise Money for Planned Parenthood

    08/16/2017 9:15:17 PM PDT · by Morgana · 5 replies
    Life News ^ | August 15, 2017 | Micaiah Bilger
    A group of artists in Colorado are working on special “reproductive health”-themed art – including a tampon chandelier – to raise money for the abortion chain Planned Parenthood. Women’s Caucus for Art Colorado member Linda Gleitz told the Daily Camera that she is passionate about supporting Planned Parenthood. She is helping to organize the art fundraiser for the abortion business. Gleitz said artists from her group are making a variety of pieces to sell, many of them donating 100 percent of their profits to the abortion chain. The fundraiser also will include a poetry reading and music. “We do have...
  • Trump’s Embrace of Racially Charged Past...(NYT confirms "good" people at rally)

    08/16/2017 9:00:27 PM PDT · by springwater13 · 15 replies
    “Good people can go to Charlottesville,” said Michelle Piercy, a night shift worker at a Wichita, Kan., retirement home, who drove all night with a conservative group that opposed the planned removal of a statue of the Confederate general Robert E. Lee. After listening to Mr. Trump on Tuesday, she said it was as if he had channeled her and her friends — all gun-loving defenders of free speech, she said, who had no interest in standing with Nazis or white supremacists: “It’s almost like he talked to one of our people.” Conservatives like Ms. Piercy, who have grown only...
  • Jeb Bush Hates Black People And Those Who Help Them

    08/16/2017 8:15:17 PM PDT · by Moonman62 · 5 replies
    GOP Debates ^ | 8/16/17 | me
    Actions speak louder than words.
  • Driver of Stolen SUV Leads Police on Pursuit at Port of L.A. Before Climbing Crane

    08/16/2017 8:10:33 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    ktla ^ | Cindy Von Quednow,
    Officials were in pursuit of the vehicle earlier, but lost it on the freeway. Torrance police officials later picked it up, but called off the pursuit and the SUV was then chased by Long Beach police, Im said. After driving erratically through lanes at the port, the man got out of the SUV and began climbing a crane at the West Basin Container Terminal, sometimes backwards. The man then broke a window and climbed into a hole in the crane then continued walking around, in an effort to avoid police. At times the man was sat on the crane and...
  • Big Time Vanity

    08/16/2017 8:05:27 PM PDT · by djstex · 21 replies
    http://djstex ^ | 2017 | Djstex
    Big Time Vanity, Feel Free to Pass it on to Snowflakes! Please Boycott and do NOT use the $1.00, $20.00, $50.00, & $100.00 bills, as they depict slave owners on them. Please send them to me, and I will see to it that they are disposed of properly. Thank you very much. I can give you my address upon request!
  • The Cultural Appropriation That Linda Sarsour Doesn’t Care About

    08/16/2017 7:47:48 PM PDT · by Lorianne
    Algemeiner, the ^ | 16 August 2017 | Petra Marquardt-Bigman
    One example that reveals Suleiman’s problematic views regarding Jews and Judaism is a lecture he gave in January 2016 on the following topic: “Masjid Al-Aqsa: The occupied sanctuary.” The advertisement for the event noted that Suleiman’s “passion for this topic comes naturally” because he is “the son of Palestinian parents.” In a promotional clip, Suleiman himself emphasized that it was important to “bring the religious element back to the discussion of the occupied sanctuary;” he denounced the “brutal occupation” of Al-Aqsa, claiming that “religious rights” of Muslims were being “taken away.” He illustrated this alleged denial of Muslim “religious rights”...
  • Man Shoots a Nail Into His Heart, Drives Himself to the Hospital, Parks and Walks In

    08/16/2017 7:12:41 PM PDT · by SJackson · 19 replies
    Time ^ | 8-16-17 | Gretchen Ehlke
    A Wisconsin man who doctors say came perilously close to death after accidentally shooting a nail into his heart while working on his house calmly drove himself to the hospital and even parked his pickup truck in the lot before walking into the emergency room. Doug Bergeson is ready to get back to work this week after surviving a June 25 ordeal that others might not have taken in such stride. Bergeson told The Associated Press he was working on framing in a fireplace at his house near Peshtigo in northeast Wisconsin when his nail gun accidentally fired, sending a...
  • Drunk man jumps into zoo enclosure to feed bear condensed milk, bites his hand off

    08/16/2017 7:05:13 PM PDT · by SJackson · 32 replies
    Mirror ^ | 8-16-17
    Drunk man jumps into zoo enclosure to feed bear condensed milk but animal bites his hand off in bloody attack The 42-year-old's hand was severed after he ignored warning signs to climb over a fence and give the ferocious animal something to drink A drunk man had his hand bitten off by a bear after he jumped into the animal's zoo enclosure to feed it condensed milk. The 42-year-old's bloody attack was caught on CCTV as he ignored warning signs to climb over a fence in Irkutsk, Russia. According to reports, the man had consumed a lot of alcohol and...

    08/16/2017 7:02:45 PM PDT · by TakebackGOP · 14 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 12/13/1995
    "Yet in a tape of a broadcast from a Sept. 9 rally, Sharpton said, "I want to make it clear to the radio and audience and to you here that we will not stand by and allow them to move this brother so that some white interloper can expand his business on 125th St."
  • Tom Hawkins, who played for Lakers, worked for Dodgers, passes at 80

    08/16/2017 6:53:54 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 6 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | August 16, 2017 | Staff and news service reports
    Tom Hawkins, who played six seasons for the Lakers, worked as a broadcaster in L.A. and later served as a Dodgers executive, passed away at his home in Malibu on Wednesday. He was 80. A 6-foot-5 forward, Hawkins starred at Chicago’s Parker (now Robeson) High School before playing at Notre Dame, where he became the first African-American student-athlete to earn All-America honors for the Fighting Irish. Hawkins was the first Irish player to average in double figures for scoring and rebounding during each of his three seasons (freshmen were ineligible during his collegiate career). His 1,318 career rebounds remains the...