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  • 2 Girls Killed, 8 Injured Detasseling Corn

    07/26/2011 10:16:52 AM PDT · by stillafreemind · 32 replies
    Yahoo/AC ^ | July 26th, 2011 | Sherry Tomfeld
    Jade Garza and Hannah Kendall died of their, and two others (names not disclosed) were seriously injured. Six other workers treated for injuries deemed not life threatening, were part of a 72 member group working to detassel corn for Monsanto Corp out of St. Louis. Garza and Kendall were both from Sterling, Ill.
  • Police: Man Electrocuted Trying To Steal Copper Wiring

    02/17/2011 9:17:51 AM PST · by DemforBush · 63 replies
    WRTV 6 (Indianapolis) ^ | 2/16/11 | n/a
    INDIANAPOLIS -- A man was killed early Thursday morning on Indianapolis' east side as he tried to steal copper wiring from an industrial building, authorities said...
  • Horror at the races as two horses are electrocuted in freak parade ring tragedy

    02/12/2011 5:46:28 PM PST · by Cardhu · 18 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Februuary 12th 2011 | Ian Gallagher and Alun Rees
    Two horses died after apparently being electrocuted in a mysterious incident minutes before the start of a hurdle race yesterday. Hundreds of spectators watched Fenix Two and Marching Song rear up and scream before ‘dropping like stones’ in the parade ring at Newbury racecourse in Berkshire. It is thought they suffered electric shocks from underground cables that may have been punctured during recent drilling to aerate the ground. There was disquiet that the race, the Novices’ Hurdle, which would have been Fenix Two’s first race, went ahead despite the tragedy, although the rest of the meeting was abandoned. Other horses...
  • Wash. man electrocuted by urinating on power line

    03/01/2010 7:27:07 PM PST · by rawhide · 42 replies · 1,255+ views
  • Chrysler Apologizes for Advertisement Showing Electrocuted Dog

    07/21/2007 2:40:40 PM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 38 replies · 1,336+ views
    foxnews ^ | 07/20/07 | fox
    Chrysler Group apologized on Thursday for an advertisement that showed a dog being electrocuted beside its new Dodge Nitro sports utility vehicle. The ad, created by BBDO Netherlands which supports Chrysler's sales in the Dutch market, shows a dog being electrocuted after urinating on a Nitro's wheels. The agency is part of Omnicom Group Inc's BBDO Worldwide. The ad, which ends with the dog going up in flames, has the tagline "charged with adrenaline." According to Chrysler, the ad was placed exclusively on the Internet. "Chrysler Group was dismayed to discover that an advertisement created by an ad agency supporting...
  • Vietnam's Electric Man electrocuted - "Hung Electric"

    09/11/2006 9:47:02 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 49 replies · 1,955+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 9/11/06 | Antonio Castaneda - ap
    HANOI (Reuters) - A Vietnamese man who once appeared on national television to demonstrate his ability to resist electric shocks has been electrocuted while repairing a generator, an official said on Tuesday. Nguyen Van Hung, aged in his early 40s, was killed in Tay Ninh province near the Cambodian border while repairing the generator without first cutting the power supply, a local official said. "When alive, he used to demonstrate at our office how he would insert two fingers into the electrical plughole without problems," the official said. Hung, nicknamed "Hung Electric," had appeared on television's "Strange Stories of Vietnam."
  • ZOT John McCain for President 2008

    John McCain is running for President 2008. As a republican candidate, John McCain could win the republican nomination. Many feel if John McCain runs against Hillary Clinton, he would win the presidential election in 2008. John McCain graduated from the Naval Academy in 1958. After graduation, John McCain became a Naval Avaitor. For over 5 years, John McCain was a Vietnam captive. John McCain became a US Senator for Arizona in 1986. Senator John McCain is now Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, and is known for his successful passing of Campaign Finance Reform. Express your...
  • A special message from the Department of Troll Control, come and get it!

    01/12/2006 8:39:35 AM PST · by dhls · 6,335 replies · 37,707+ views
    Department of Troll Control | Another Ignorant Troll
    Fellow Americans, there comes a time every mans life when we must give up ourselves before we are worthy to recieve. There comes a time in this war on terror when in order to protect liberty, we have to give it up in the mean time for safty. That's right folks. Today, Americans have forsaken the creator for the creation and have decided that they would value our "civil liberties" than protecting western civilization and rich white people from the tender mercies of radical Islamic terrorists. Selfish liberals insist and whine that Bush has no right to spy on Americans...
  • ZOT this Fashist!

    02/08/2006 12:53:07 PM PST · by fingerlakestennesee · 197 replies · 7,796+ views
    LIVE FREE FROM FASHISTS!
    In this war freedom should come first not after! In New Hampshire the Motto is Live free or Die! I don't need Bush spying on law abiding americans and taking our freedoms. Anyone who surrenders a square inch of freedom to the government in the name of saftey is a traitor and should be treated like one! Let the Bush Fashists all drop dead! Filthy Commys! LET FREEDOM RING!
  • Bye-bye Delay! So long crooks! Goodbye world, I'm gone by ZOT!

    01/08/2006 6:43:32 PM PST · by SoLongCrooks · 317 replies · 9,527+ views
    Yaa, you repukes are not doing so well, huh? Imagine, you repukes control the presidency, both houses of Congress, and appointed 7 of the 9 Supreme Court justices. Yet the Supreme Court thre out sodomy laws in all 50 states and recognized the right of government to seize land for any reason. And you couldn't pass your Social Security changes could you? Sorry, that was your last shot. Come November, we're going to start seeing more Democratic faces in the House. It's the end for you guys. You guys are celebrating when Bush's numbers go *up* to 45%. Then Faux...
  • Bush's Job Growth WORST in 50 Years (Roll out the red carpet for this “staunch Bush supporter.”)

    01/03/2006 8:29:33 AM PST · by intruder alert · 344 replies · 12,727+ views
    bopnews ^ | Hale Stewart
    Bush’s giant Right Wing Noise Machine (RWNM) loves to preach about the Bush economic miracle. In fact, the RWNM’s current thinking is Bush doesn’t spend enough time talking about his economic triumphs. If only he did, then everyone would fall in line and believe in the great Bush economic miracle. There is one problem with this argument: it’s a lie. Any way you look at the Bush economy, it comes up short. Today, I want to compare Bush’s job creation record with other economic recoveries. As usual, Bush comes up way short. The national Bureau of Economic Research has identified...
  • Seriously, Why Don't You Trolls Try Something Original?

    01/01/2006 9:27:23 AM PST · by inquisitive · 171 replies · 7,753+ views
    Why does anybody support George w Bush as President? He is clearly the worst President I have ever seen -- a complete disaster. And before you say anything, I have been a registered Republican for 25 years.
  • SICK OF PEOPLE IMPOSING THEIR RELIGOUS BELIEFS ON OTHERS

    12/27/2005 10:42:05 AM PST · by proud republican woman · 569 replies · 16,623+ views
    Freeper | December 27, 2005 | Proud Republican Woman, zotted by Archpriestess Helga, Church of the Viking Kittens
    After reading all of the crap that people have been saying regarding Adult Private Social Clubs, I felt that I had to post an article and give my opinion. I am sick and tired of all the religous groups that are saying that there are drugs, prostitution, minors, non-consenting people, and just immoral people at these clubs! First of all, who do these people think they are to decide what is morally right or wrong for me? I believe that I have a good set of morals. I am a law abiding, tax paying citizen, I work full time and...
  • ZOT! Censorship alleged

    12/17/2005 5:27:56 AM PST · by Dances With Fascists · 337 replies · 7,870+ views
    Censored News & Ideas ^ | 9/11/04 | unknown
    Lies of omission about 9/11 -- stoking fears of terrorism THEY WANT YOU TO BE AFRAID The following post was censored by freerepublic.com shortly after it was posted on their "public" forum on 9/11/04. That forum is designed to appear as though it is a community forum open to all, but this post only received three responses before it and its replies were deleted, and a repeat posting at 4 am PST on 9/20/04 didn't stay online for 5 minutes! Someone is apparently watching closely over the content of the freerepublic.com forums and censoring them 24/7 (though they might have...
  • JAMBOREE: Three men from Anchorage, one former Alaskan are electrocuted.

    07/26/2005 4:32:35 AM PDT · by bookworm100 · 11 replies · 800+ views
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | July 26th, 2005 | KATIE PESZNECKER and LISA DEMER
    Four Boy Scout leaders were killed in Virginia on Monday, the opening day of the organization's national Jamboree, when a metal tent pole they were holding hit a power line and apparently ignited the canvas tent above them, according to Scout officials and witnesses. Officials late Monday confirmed the leaders who died are Ron Bitzer, Michael Lacroix and Michael Shibe of Anchorage and Scott Powell, who moved to Ohio last year. A fifth Alaska Scout leader, Larry Call, and an unidentified contractor were hospitalized with injuries, according to Boy Scout officials. Call is being treated at a Virginia hospital burn...
  • Amish Teen Electrocuted in Ohio

    01/12/2005 12:50:31 PM PST · by jdm · 64 replies · 1,995+ views
    CNN ^ | 01-12-05
    CHARDON, Ohio (AP) - A 17-year-old Amish boy was electrocuted trying to remove a power line that got tangled in his horse-drawn buggy's wheels, authorities said. The boy drove over a power line Tuesday that had sagged down within a foot of the road after separating from a pole, authorities said. The line got stuck in the wheels and stopped the buggy. The boy got out and grabbed the 4,800-volt line in an attempt to remove it from the wheels, the Geauga County Sheriff's office said. He died at the scene. The boy's name was not released because his family...
  • TV STATION EMPLOYEE ELECTROCUTED BY HIGH VOLTAGE WIRING

    06/09/2004 10:24:35 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 20 replies · 166+ views
    HEARNE -- A photojournalist for a Bryan-College Station television station was apparently electrocuted Tuesday after the mast of the station's live van came in contact with high voltage wiring while covering a story about a gas well explosion, the station said. Matt Moore, 23, of Temple, was setting up for a live shot about 6 p.m. in Hearne when he was killed. The KBTX television station employee was dead at the scene, the station said in a news release. An autopsy has been ordered to determine the cause of death. Three other people who were covering the story for KBTX...
  • Oregon toddler electrocuted

    09/30/2003 11:58:31 AM PDT · by bedolido · 5 replies · 230+ views
    NW Cable News ^ | 09/30/03 | JIM PARKER
    GRESHAM, Ore. - Gresham police were investigating the electrocution death of a two-year old boy on Monday evening, authorities said. The boy was electrocuted while playing outside his family's apartment near 162nd and Burnside, Officer Grant McCormick said. The incident happened about 5:45 p.m. McCormick said the boy had been playing outside the apartment, which is attached to the El Porvenir Market, when he somehow got ahold of a live appliance wire and put the wire into his mouth. The child was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said. The boy's identity was not immediately...