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  • Donald Trump Thinks Global Warming Is "B***S***"

    05/05/2016 9:14:04 AM PDT · by McGruff · 150 replies
    Mother Jones ^ | May 4, 2016 | Rebecca Leber and Clayton Aldern
    Sen. Ted Cruz dropped out of the presidential race on Tuesday, making it almost certain that Donald Trump will win the GOP nomination and face Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders in November. For those who've been in denial that this day could ever come, we figured a refresher course on the real estate developer's musings about climate and energy might be in order. On the basic science: "I am not a great believer in man-made climate change," Trump told the Washington Post editorial board in March. "If you look, they had global cooling in the 1920s and now they have...
  • Surveillance cam captures serial poop vandal

    03/12/2015 9:57:59 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 24 replies
    wmcactionnews5. ^ | Mar 12, 2015 5:52 PM PDT
    Police in Akron, Ohio are working to identify a man believed to have repeatedly defecated on multiple cars and children's front yard toys in one neighborhood over the last three years.
  • Picture of Toddlers’ Potty Training in the Middle of a Restaurant Dining Room Goes Viral

    09/06/2012 12:54:30 PM PDT · by bigbob · 39 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 9/6/12 | Liz Klimas
    Potty training is often considered an unpleasant task facing parents, but under current social norms, it has to be done. And like most bathroom activities, it’s usually a private event. One mother of twins in Utah, though, took her training public, placing her daughters on potty training toilets — you know, the plastic seats with a little toilet lid — at a public restaurant’s table. KSL-TV reports Kimberly Decker, who was in the restaurant at the time, snapped a photo of this disturbing scene and posted it on Facebook.
  • Sewage backup causes United Nations evacuation

    12/21/2010 10:42:25 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 110 replies · 1+ views
    Reuters ^ | 12/21/2010
    (Reuters) - A sewage backup caused a big stink at the United Nations on Tuesday, forcing diplomats and their staff to evacuate the Security Council and General Assembly. Spokesman Farhan Haq said the evacuation was a precautionary measure after a strange smell was noticed in parts of the U.N. secretariat building. He said the odor was due to sewage backup possibly caused by high tides in the nearby East River. "There were gases released from the sewage but they're not harmful," Haq said. Firefighters and hazardous materials experts had been called to the scene. U.N. management officials were working to...
  • Michelle Obama to Impose Socialist Salad Bars on Schools

    12/20/2010 4:28:29 PM PST · by lbryce · 59 replies · 2+ views
    f First Lady Michelle Obama has her way, every public school cafeteria across this great nation will have a salad bar full of lettuce, carrots, and communism. The First Lady's Let's Move Salad Bars To Schools program aims to put 6,000 kid-sized salad bars in schools. Each salad bar costs $2,500, and the whole program costs $15 million. So on top of promoting a vegetable-y socialist agenda, they're also expensive! (Schools are being encouraged to raise part of the money themselves.) Big government run amock! The goal of course is to hoodwink children into eating their vegetables. >>> The goal...
  • Paul McCartney's cheap shot at President Bush

    06/04/2010 5:26:34 AM PDT · by Dr. Scarpetta · 111 replies · 2,020+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 6/3/10 | Charles Lane
    The ex-Beatle accepted the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song at a White House ceremony, with President Obama and the first lady in attendance. Upon concluding his performance, McCartney aimed a bolt of sarcasm at Obama’s predecessor. “After the last eight years,” he quipped, “it’s great to have a president who knows what a library is.” The audience erupted in laughter. McCartney's obnoxious crack, which was not only nasty, and totally inappropriate to the occasion, but also perfectly uninformed. Bush’s wife Laura is a librarian. She and her husband made a mini-cause of supporting literacy and public libraries,...
  • McCain-Hater Puts Dog Poop in Pickup with McCain-Palin Campaign Stickers

    10/16/2008 9:28:49 AM PDT · by kristinn · 42 replies · 1,705+ views
    Fox News ^ | Thursday, October 16, 2008
    ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- A St. Cloud man, and self-proclaimed John McCain hater, was arrested Wednesday for putting bags of dog poop in the bed of a pickup truck with McCain-Palin stickers. SNIP The owner of the truck said he put McCain-Palin campaign stickers on his truck about two weeks ago. Shortly after, he started finding small bags of dog poop in the back of the truck. Wednesday morning, the owner’s mother saw a neighbor putting bags of poop in the truck and called police. David Vandelinden, 45, of St. Cloud was identified as the suspect, and admitted to placing...
  • Keith Olbermann Sees McCain 'Buying More Depends' (with video)

    03/27/2008 9:57:15 PM PDT · by Kleebo151 · 30 replies · 1,003+ views
    News Busters ^ | 3-27-2008 | Ken Shepherd
    Leave it to liberals to pile on Sen. John McCain with cheap shots about his age, and we're not talking making jokes about him serving in the Civil War or what not. Mocking John McCain's age, MSNBC's Keith Olbermann imagined that the senator could easily segue from talking about foreign policy or the economy to talking about "buying more Depends or something like that." (h/t Conservative Punk) "You can dissassociate yourself from that remark if you wish," Olbermann immediately added in his exchange with Rachel Maddow of the liberal Air America radio network. Yesterday NewsBusters noted a liberal blogger who...
  • Fecal art: Artist exhibits slabs of human excrement at London gallery

    12/13/2007 9:38:37 PM PST · by camerakid400 · 35 replies · 165+ views
    CBC ^ | Dec 13 2007 | Raphael G. Satter
    LONDON - An artist is inviting Londoners to come face-to-face with the wretched labour of one of India's lowest castes - by filling an art gallery with 21 big blocks of human excrement. The monoliths are the brainchild of Santiago Sierra, whose previous work includes pumping a former German synagogue full of poisonous car exhaust (visitors wore gas masks) and an attempt to write the word "Submission" in giant, flaming letters near the U.S.-Mexico border. Elena Crippa, curator at the Lisson Gallery where the work is being displayed, said the Spanish-born artist's intention is to confront audiences with the horror...
  • Cure for killer bug - but there's a catch (Not for weak stomachs)

    10/30/2007 9:11:11 PM PDT · by april15Bendovr · 74 replies · 653+ views
    Scotsman ^ | Sun 14 Oct 2007 | KATE FOSTER
    Cure for killer bug - but there's a catch KATE FOSTER IN THE annals of medical history, this could go down as one of the most effective but stomach-churning treatments ever devised. Scientists seeking a cure for a deadly superbug have successfully treated patients using human faeces. Trials in a Scottish hospital have shown patients suffering from the Clostridium difficile bug can be cured using 'donor stool' administered via a tube through the nose into their stomach. Clostridium difficile was last week at the heart of a damning report into cleaning failures at the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust...
  • DNA May Implicate Malibu Stars' Toilets ("This is going to get messy.")

    10/04/2006 11:22:08 AM PDT · by Mr. Brightside · 36 replies · 2,010+ views
    AP ^ | 10/4/06
    Today: October 04, 2006 at 11:10:13 PDT DNA May Implicate Malibu Stars' Toilets By NOAKI SCHWARTZ ASSOCIATED PRESS MALIBU, Calif. (AP) - Just whose waste is fouling the most star-studded stretch of the Southern California coast? Los Angeles County officials intend to find out, and if the evidence leads back to the toilets of some of Hollywood's rich and famous, the sewage could really hit the fan. "This is going to get messy," predicts Mark Pestrella, the public works official assigned to the project. Environmentalists and health officials suspect Malibu homeowners' leaky septic tanks are allowing what gets flushed down...
  • Serious E.Coli Outbreak - FDA Issue Alert - 50 Ill - 1 Death Bagged Spinach

    09/14/2006 7:07:33 PM PDT · by milford421 · 348 replies · 8,543+ views
    MyFoxBirmingham ^ | 9/14/06 | milford421
    E.Coli Outbreak Kills One In US Last Edited: Thursday, 14 Sep 2006, 9:00 PM CDT Created: Thursday, 14 Sep 2006, 8:40 PM CDT An outbreak of E.coli that may be linked to bagged fresh spinach has killed one person and left another 50 sick. The United States Food and Drug Administration has issued a nationwide warning to consumers not to eat bagged fresh spinach. The death occurred in Wisconsin where 20 other people were also hit. Seven other states, including Connecticut, Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, New Mexico, Oregon and Utah, have also been hit by the outbreak. FDA officials have said...
  • Tainted Spinach Traced to California (Organic Food Grower--Earthbound Farm)

    09/15/2006 11:22:16 PM PDT · by Aussiebabe · 200 replies · 7,367+ views
    AP ^ | 9/16/2006 | Andrew Bridges
    Tainted spinach traced to California By ANDREW BRIDGES, Associated Press Writer 1 hour, 43 minutes ago WASHINGTON - A California natural foods company was linked Friday to a nationwide E. coli outbreak that has killed one person and sickened nearly 100 others. Supermarkets across the country pulled spinach from shelves, and consumers tossed out the leafy green. Food and Drug Administration officials said that they had received reports of illness in 19 states. Twenty-nine people have been hospitalized, 14 of them with kidney failure. The outbreak was traced to Natural Selection Foods, a holding company based in San Juan Bautista,...
  • Austrians Urged to Count Dog Droppings

    09/14/2006 1:47:44 PM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 22 replies · 580+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | 14 Sept 2006 | Staff
    VIENNA, Austria -- Organizers of a campaign trying to clear Vienna's streets of dog droppings urged residents Thursday to record how many turds they see in the space of five minutes and report the figure as part of an impromptu census. The Vienna Dog-Dropping Initiative said it would compile the figures and present them to city officials on Monday as part of its stepped-up effort to pressure the Austrian capital to deal with the problem.
  • Fast-Food Ice Dirtier Than Toilet Water

    03/02/2006 10:35:01 AM PST · by XR7 · 57 replies · 2,704+ views
    ABCNews ^ | 3/1/05 | staff
    Seventh-Grader's Science Project Turns Up Some Disturbing Results NEW YORK - Jasmine Roberts never expected her award-winning middle school science project to get so much attention. But the project produced some disturbing results: 70 percent of the time, ice from fast food restaurants was dirtier than toilet water. The 12-year-old collected ice samples from five restaurants in South Florida -- from both self-serve machines inside the restaurant and from drive-thru windows. She then collected toilet water samples from the same restaurants and tested all of them for bacteria at the University of South Florida. In several cases, the ice tested...
  • Cops Nab Sex Offender Clad in Rope, Feces

    10/08/2005 8:22:36 PM PDT · by sonsofliberty2000 · 92 replies · 2,207+ views
    (AP) MEDFORD, Ore A registered sex offender who fashioned a loin cloth from a rope and piece of lawn furniture was arrested near a high school, where he asked four girls for a ride to the mall or a motel, police said. Kelly James Bailey, 33, of Greenwater, Wash., was wearing only the rope when he shocked a Medford woman by appearing in her back yard Thursday morning. Before he left, Bailey, who appeared to be covered in feces, ran away with a strip of leopard-print vinyl peeled from the seat of lawn chair, said Medford police Lt. Mike Moran....
  • Kerry Offer Rejected by White House

    02/16/2005 3:30:32 PM PST · by bitt · 99 replies · 2,691+ views ^ | 2/16/05 | transcript
    ... "Senator Kerry has offered to meet privately with President Bush to discuss foreign policy before Bush flies abroad next week and has meetings with key European leaders. Kerry..." No, I'm not kidding. Kerry actually called Bush and said he "offered to get together with him to discuss foreign affairs." I guess because Kerry just got back from there, and Kerry wanted to talk with Bush. "The offer has fallen on deaf ears at the White House. Kerry spokesman David Wade said yesterday, 'We've offered to have Senator Kerry meet with President Bush to discuss his trip to Iraq, if...
  • Defeated Kerry sits in cold

    01/20/2005 4:09:28 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 112 replies · 4,770+ views ^ | 21 January 2005 | Thomas Ferraro
    US Democratic Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts, who had hoped to replace George W. Bush as president yesterday, instead sat in the cold and clapped as the Republican began a second four-year term. Iowa Democratic Senator Tom Harkin patted Senator Kerry on the back shortly before the inauguration Senator Kerry had hoped would be his. As Mr Bush delivered his inaugural address, Senator Kerry, about 10m away on the steps of the US Capitol, joined other lawmakers and the crowd in repeated applause. Senator Kerry looked relaxed, at times wistful. He frequently smiled, able to hide any disappointment over what...
  • Rock Band Faces Another Lawsuit For Alleged Dumping Plaintiffs Claim Band's Driver (Dave Matthews)

    12/20/2004 8:05:51 PM PST · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 17 replies · 920+ views
    NBC 5 Chicago ^ | December 20, 2004 | NBC 5 Chicago
    CHICAGO -- Another personal injury lawsuit was filed Monday against the Dave Matthews Band connected to an incident last summer where a tour bus believed to belong to the band dumped human waste onto a boat of architectural sightseers. The latest lawsuit was filed in Cook County Circuit Court by attorneys for Michael Scarpelli, Denise Scarpelli, Anthony Scarpelli, Lisa Panaro, and Larry Panaro, against the Dave Matthews Band and the alleged driver of the bus, Stefan A. Wohl. The suit claimed that at about 1 p.m. on Aug. 8, Wohl was driving a Dave Matthews Band bus to a hotel...
  • Man arrested for contaminating produce at Bellevue (WA) Safeway

    09/21/2004 11:37:24 AM PDT · by lelio · 54 replies · 1,291+ views
    King County Journal ^ | 9/21/2004 | David Grant
    BELLEVUE -- A Safeway grocery store here was closed at midnight Sunday and a man was arrested after a small amount of suspected human fecal matter was discovered on a head of broccoli.Bellevue police arrested the 23-year-old homeless man, whose last address was in Seattle, at a park across the street from the store, which is located at 1645 140th Ave. N.E. The store is offering refunds or exchanges to anyone who purchased produce at the store between 7:30 and 11 p.m. It was not clear Monday exactly how the fecal matter got onto the produce. Tory Mangione, a spokesman...