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  • I've done what I can, I will keep fighting for Trump until the very end, what else can I do?

    10/19/2016 4:20:59 PM PDT · by RooRoobird20 · 55 replies
    Me | October 19 2016 | Me
    I am trying to do everything that I can: I am praying for Mr. Trump and our country every hour on the hour, every time I think of election day I have sent the Trump campaign $250, am sending $250 more. Even though we don't own a gun, husband and I joined the NRA on Monday. We will buy a gun for protection before election day because I believe the DNC and Black Lives Matter will cause extreme violence on election night, especially if Mr. Trump is winning. I have signed up to be a poll watcher on election day....
  • Chaos at Chuck E. Cheese's: Parents throw punches, kick and pull each other's hair during....

    10/03/2016 3:00:13 PM PDT · by Morgana · 59 replies ^ | October 3, 2016 | DAILYMAIL reporter
    FULL TITLE: Chaos at Chuck E. Cheese's: Parents throw punches, kick and pull each other's hair during a mass brawl at a children's birthday party Footage has emerged of a major brawl that broke out between parents inside a Florida Chuck E. Cheese's during a children's birthday party. The fight involved a large group of mothers and fathers who are seen in the cellphone video hitting, kicking and pulling each other's hair. At the start of the clip, two women are seen scrapping, while a man is seen dragging another man across the floor, and kicking him.
  • Cops: Woman, 19, Bit Off Female Cop's Ear Following Brawl Outside Massachusetts Bar

    08/09/2016 11:07:35 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 51 replies ^ | August 9, 2016 | Unknown
    As police struggled to get Wiley inside a cruiser, she lunged at the face of Officer Jessica Rondinelli, a rookie cop who has been on the job barely a month. Wiley, cops charge, “grabbed a hold of Officer Rondinelli’s right ear in her teeth and refused to let go.” Rondinelli yelled, "She has my ear!" Wiley released her bite when Rondinelli, 27, gouged her in the eye. “She bit my ear off,” Rondinelli then told fellow officers. The cop’s right ear was bleeding and had a “jagged chunk missing from the top of it,” according to the report.
  • Fight over fart leads to blows at Sloppy Joe’s

    06/13/2016 8:59:14 PM PDT · by PROCON · 78 replies ^ | June 12, 2016 | GWEN FILOSA
    In this bar fight at one of Key West's most famous watering holes, it wasn't a spilled drink or sleazy advance on someone's wife that led to blows. According to the police report, a fight broke out between two couples this week when someone, who Friday remained unidentified, allegedly broke wind inside Sloppy Joe's, 201 Duval St."The argument was due to someone farting," police were told by a man who went to the hospital for a dislocated shoulder after the scrap. Richard McBride, 53, and his girlfriend Sandra Stoner, 55, both of Naples, said they were caught up in a...
  • Will you fight?

    06/11/2016 10:27:40 AM PDT · by RevelationDavid · 114 replies
    Dear Patriots....
  • Bernie Sanders supporters fight each other in the streets following Donald Trump rally in San Jose

    06/07/2016 5:25:33 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 7, 2016
    Two groups Of Bernie supporters beat each other up. It was an honest mistake ... each thought the other group supported Trump!
  • TURISAS - Stand Up And Fight

    05/24/2016 1:34:13 PM PDT · by BiggerTigger · 19 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 27, 2011 | Century Media Records
    Uploaded on Apr 27, 2011 - TURISAS - Stand Up And Fight (OFFICIAL VIDEO). Taken from the album "Stand Up And Fight". Century Media 2011. For more info visit: and
  • 3 girls charged in fatal Delaware school restroom fight

    05/10/2016 5:21:30 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 34 replies
    MSN ^ | Associated Press | RANDALL CHASE
    DOVER, Del. — Three teenage girls have been charged in a high school restroom assault in Delaware that left a 16-year-old girl dead, authorities said Monday. The Delaware attorney general's office announced the charges after meeting earlier in the day with the mother and older brother of the victim, Amy Joyner-Francis.
  • Fight Breaks Out Between Fox News Host, HuffPost Reporter at White House Correspondents Dinner

    05/01/2016 6:16:46 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 113 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 1, 2016 | Breitbart News
    In the early-morning hours of Sunday, a scuffle broke out between Fox News correspondent Jesse Watters and Ryan Grim, the Huffington Post’s Washington bureau chief. The fight — unusual among a tuxedo-clad crowd more used to venting their differences with Twitter snarks — briefly caused ripples in the party, where political staffers and journalists were grooving to tunes spun by DJ Biz Markie and noshing on mini servings of chili cheese fries.
  • 1 Student Flown from West Virginia High School After Fight

    04/15/2016 7:53:31 AM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies ^ | April 14, 2016 | Lacey Palmer
    Marion County, WV - Two students were involved in a fight Friday morning at North Marion High School, according to Gary Price, the superintendent of Marion County schools. One student was hit in the head and was flown from the scene to the hospital.
  • Charges Expected After 30-Girl Fight At University Prep (fight over a boy)

    02/29/2016 4:49:53 PM PST · by dynachrome · 84 replies
    CBS ^ | 2-29-16 | Bob Allen
    A large police presence was called to a school in the Hill District Monday morning. According to officials at the scene, a large fight broke out inside the University Prep School around 10 a.m. According to Pittsburgh Public Schools spokeswoman Ebony Pugh, the fight was the result of a neighborhood rivalry. The victim said she was jumped in the hallway. It escalated to about 30 girls being involved in total and involved screaming, kicking and punches being thrown. Initially, officials believed the fight started with two girls arguing over a boy.
  • Op-Ed: Ten rules for crushing BDS terrorists

    02/16/2016 12:05:02 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 15 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 15/2/16 | Jack Englehard
    First let’s understand what we ‘re talking about. We are talking about thugs who learned their tactics from the Brown Shirts... Back then they spoke mostly German. Today they speak mostly Arabic even if it’s in English. The target? The Jews. Anybody else? Nobody else. Think Kristallnacht (the infamous Night of Breaking Glass) – except on a daily basis, not just one night – and focused on every business imaginable, and the campuses. Nearly every college and university in the United States has them, and has them ready to “break glass” and riot against anything Jewish or Israeli. Mostly a...
  • At least 3 killed in fight at complex; bats, sticks used (Marin City CA)

    02/07/2016 1:51:51 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 65 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 7, 2016 2:52 PM EST
    Authorities say at least three people were killed after a fight broke out among a group of people wielding sticks and bats at a large apartment complex in Marin City, north of San Francisco. Marin County Sheriff's Office spokesman Lt. Doug Pittman tells the San Francisco Chronicle the fight broke out Sunday morning and that there may be more victims. ...
  • Clippers owner Steve Ballmer says Blake Griffin will face some consequences

    02/04/2016 12:37:06 PM PST · by EveningStar · 12 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | February 5, 2016 | Dylan Hernandez
    ... In his first interview since Blake Griffin punched out the team's assistant equipment manager, the Clippers owner [Steve Ballmer] sounded as if he was prepared to discipline his All-Star forward. Asked Wednesday night if he felt it necessary for the Clippers to take the kind of action that would represent what they stand for, Ballmer didn't hesitate. "There need to be consequences," he said. "It's the right thing to do." ...
  • Blake Griffin hurt his right hand in an altercation with a Clippers equipment staff member

    01/26/2016 9:36:14 AM PST · by EveningStar · 9 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | January 26, 2016 | Ben Bolch
    Clippers All-Star forward Blake Griffin injured his right hand throwing a punch during an altercation with a member of the team's traveling party over the weekend and will be sidelined a few more weeks. Clippers Coach Doc Rivers would not divulge whether there would be any discipline involved as a result of the incident but said he would more fully address the situation before his team plays the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The equipment staff member involved in the altercation has not been fired, a team spokesman said.
  • Any Trump Attacks on Cruz Probably Aren't Going to Work Like They Did with Others

    12/14/2015 5:03:58 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 128 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 14 December 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    After breezily dispatching (Walker, Perry) and/or permanently crippling (Bush, Rand Paul) a number of weaker GOP challengers who dared to get-up-in-his-grill, Donald Trump is now making noises about going after Ted Cruz... but if he does, this time it's likely to be different. First off, he looks like a disingenuous hypocrite to attack Ted Cruz after allying himself with him so closely to this point, saying nice things repeatedly, and claiming they think almost identically. He's clearly taking a huge risk in alienating the Republican base. Trump has claimed he's only going to get into tangles with Cruz 'if he comes after...
  • American Veteran Capt. M. Scott Speicher

    12/09/2015 5:56:10 AM PST · by Revski · 12 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 12/09/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    Again at the local cemetery and at the grave site of a American pilot, Captain Michael Scott Speicher, a veteran of the (Golf war of Iraq); first pilot shot down and his remains were found in the desert of Iraq about 18 years later. Beginning and end of this video a flock of Canadian Geese stopped to rest and eat. The shot hymn in this video is; ( Hallelujah Thine The Glory ).
  • Trudeau must reconsider ISIS fight

    11/14/2015 2:22:39 PM PST · by Dartman · 33 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | Nov.4/15 | Anthony Furey
    Imagine the message it would send to our allies if Canada now withdraws from the combat mission against the Islamic State. It would be a slap on the face to France. It would be an insult to the memory of the 128 people who were killed by the terrorist attacks. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau must reconsider his plans. Trudeau’s first significant move as PM was to inform President Barack Obama that Canada would be withdrawing from the combat portion of the coalition against the Islamic State. On Friday, we learned Defence Minister Harjitt Sajjan's first orders from the PM were...
  • Man Knocked Out by Hot Sauce in Fight Over Graham Crackers

    10/10/2015 7:39:14 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Oct 10, 2015
    Police say a man threw a hot sauce bottle and knocked his victim unconscious in a fight over graham crackers. Riveria Beach police say Shawn Deandre Thomas was eating graham crackers this week at a church that provides meals for the homeless. Authorities said Thomas became upset when someone asked for his crackers so he picked up a bottle of hot sauce and allegedly threw it at the man's head, knocking him unconscious. According to a police report, Thomas also punched another man in the throat when he tried to intervene. Thomas is charged with aggravated battery with a deadly...
  • Dance-off between rival high school drill teams turns into massive brawl after one girl strikes [tr]

    09/24/2015 9:00:36 AM PDT · by C19fan · 41 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 23, 2015 | Snejana Farberov
    What started as an impromptu dance battle between two rival high school drill teams ended with a violent melee involving dozens of teens and parents who rushed the football field in Dallas. The brawl broke out Friday night at Wilmer Hutchins Stadium at the conclusion of a football game between Wilmer Hutchins High School and James Madison High School. Grainy cellphone footage shot by an eyewitness captured the moment the schools' all-female drill teams came to blows.
  • Very Politically Incorrect

    09/19/2015 7:14:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | September 19, 2015 | Thomas Tripp
    There's a giant migration, emigration, refugee problem in Europe. What the United States has been dealing with in dribbles and drabs (relatively) the European nations are swimming in. And they are falling all over themselves, each other, and the hole in their thinking in failing to come up with realistic solutions. The progressives in the United States think we should shoulder the burden of our own illegal immigrants willingly, openly, compassionately. But that isn't the real problem in Europe. Our immigration situation is at least shared with those who are our cultural brothers and sisters. The émigrés from the Middle...
  • Barroom fight begins GOP leadership weekend on Mackinac Island

    09/18/2015 6:59:53 AM PDT · by cripplecreek · 28 replies
    FOX17online ^ | September 18, 2015 | Josh Sidorowicz
    MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. — A Grand Rapids political consultant, now director and chief strategist for the national Rand Paul campaign, claims a top official for the Marco Rubio campaign punched him Thursday night at a bar on the island, which is hosting the biennial GOP Leadership Conference. John Yob, the national political director for the Rand Paul campaign, posted on Facebook early Friday morning he’d been punched in the face inside the bar by a man he said is the deputy campaign manager for Rubio, a Florida senator.
  • Revealed! Inside Look at Why GOP Won't Fight Obama

    09/04/2015 7:38:22 AM PDT · by upbeat5 · 64 replies ^ | September 4, 2015 | Garth Kant
    WASHINGTON – Why won’t Republican leadership in Congress fight President Obama? It’s the question that frustrates 75 percent of GOP voters and an issue that has likely helped Donald Trump skyrocket in the polls. Now, WND has obtained a revealing look into the thought process of the congressional Republican elite during a candid email exchange with a Senate leadership aide. It showed why GOP leadership is apparently so reluctant to effectively confront Obama on such key issues as defunding executive amnesty, Obamacare and Planned Parenthood. The dialogue also revealed why Republican leadership employs a strategy of confronting the president with...
  • NJ prosecutor: 'Fight club' at NJ day care (4 to 6 years old)

    09/02/2015 7:45:33 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 16 replies
    FOX 5NY ^ | 09/01/15
    Authorities in New Jersey say two employees of a day care center encouraged children to fight each other on at least one day. The Union County prosecutor charged Erica Kenny, 22, of Cranford, and Chanese White, 28, of Roselle, with fourth-degree child abuse. Kenny was also charged with third-degree endangering the welfare of a child. Prosecutors said the two women, who were employed at Lightbridge Academy in Cranford, instigated fights among children who were between 4 and 6. Kenny shot video of the so-called fight club and shared them with friends on social media, authorities said. The videos show boys...
  • Bad Boys (1983) - Cola to the Face

    08/31/2015 8:56:12 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 16 replies
    Youtube ^ | N/A | N/A
    About to be jumped by a couple fellow inmates in Juvenile Detention, Mick O'Brien (Sean Penn) delivers one of the great beat-downs in movie history...
  • 'Irish' Man Labelled Hero After Istanbul Fight

    08/30/2015 7:13:20 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 15 replies
    Sky News ^ | August 26, 2015 | Sky News
    A man reported to be an Irish citizen has been heralded as a hero after fighting off a mob of Turkish shopkeepers who beat him with sticks. Described by Turkish media as an Irish tourist and a professional boxer, he had been at a market in Istanbul's Aksaray neighbourhood looking for a bottle of water. After he opened the fridge door, accidentally sending all the bottles tumbling to the floor, the owner of the shop held a stick to him. A large group of other shopkeepers then came to defend the shop owner, some carrying sticks or stools. Despite the...
  • Pistol-whipped cop says he didn’t fight back for fear of public backlash if he hurt black man

    08/15/2015 5:32:28 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 24 replies
    BIPAC Review ^ | 08/14/15 | Nicole Haas
    President of the Fraternal Order of Police spoke for the detective whose picture went viral after he was pistol whipped to the ground by a violent criminal and explained why the cop didn’t fight back. “Local law enforcement officers are walking on egg shells because they’re so hesitant of how to interact because of what’s taking place in the media,” police Sgt. Heath Boackle told the NY Daily News. The Daily News reported: “The Birmingham detective, whose name has not yet been released, paused while a suspect attacked him during a traffic stop because he feared the country-wide backlash he...
  • A Uniter and A Fighter: Bush and Walker Videos Illustrate Appeals

    07/07/2015 12:17:26 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 32 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | July 7, 2015 | Reid J. Epstein
    To see how Jeb Bush and Scott Walker are approaching the 2016 presidential campaign, listen to the background music in the web videos their respective campaigns released Tuesday. The soundtrack to Mr. Bush’s video is a series of simple piano scales, from low to high notes, representing the sort of happy-warrior optimism from a candidate who said he’d only seek the White House if he could do so “joyfully.” Mr. Bush narrates the video from footage acquired at his various campaign events. For Mr. Walker’s video – a setup to his planned campaign launch next Monday – the foreboding orchestral...
  • #SCOTUS Approves #SAMELOVE: Let's Not Mourn the Dead

    06/26/2015 7:39:03 AM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 7 replies ^ | 6/26/15 | Steve Berman
    In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court redefined marriage in all 50 states, forcing states whose citizens voted to preserve the institution as one man and one woman to accept "SAME LOVE." This was predictable.  In fact, I predicted it, and many others also did. Next we may see something happen again in Alabama that hasn't happened since Gov. Wallace stood in the schoolhouse door on June 11, 1963.  Federal officers may force Alabama clerks to violate state law and issue marriage licenses to same sex couples. We'll see, but I am predicting it will happen, and probably fairly soon....
  • Eye in the sky: Local constables using drones to fight crime

    04/17/2015 9:30:08 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 20 replies
    KHOU ^ | 4/16/15
    The Harris County Precinct 1 Constable's Office is doing something that no other agency in Harris County is believed to have done yet: Use drones to help fight crime. It's an eye in the sky for law enforcement, without giving up the element of surprise. "It could absolutely save lives," says Constable Alan Rosen. Rosen says the agency's two new $1,200 drones, which have been in use for three weeks, are game changers in getting intel before serving search warrants, on SWAT situations and even looking for escaped inmates. "You're not gonna detect that the drone is there because it's...
  • Budget war looms for Obama, GOP

    01/01/2015 12:36:10 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | January, 1, 2015 | By Rebecca Shabad
    The federal budget is almost certain to be the central battleground between President Obama and the new Republican Congress in 2015. The GOP has vowed to use control of the House and Senate to slash the size of government, with entitlement programs such as Medicare and Social Security a potential target for cuts. But Obama has made clear he will use his veto pen against the GOP, forcing Republicans to tread carefully as they seek to avoid government shutdowns and recapture the White House in 2016. Here are the dates to watch as the conflict unfolds...
  • Violent fight caught on tape at McDonald's in Chicago (River North-Nice area)?

    12/29/2014 8:54:04 PM PST · by Colofornian · 43 replies
    Above Top and YouTube ^ | Dec. 29, 2014 | jhn7537
    Not much to share, but this video is crazy... Surprised no one was killed with those violent swings with the chairs... And the sad part is the guy in the video at the end is laughing... I'm from this area, and I find it disturbing that this type of behavior is accepted today.. I'm also embarrassed with my city... and not just my city but the state of this country, but that's a whole other thread in itself... I wonder if any of them are having trouble breathing...

    10/24/2014 8:25:50 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 33 replies
    YouTube ^ | Oct 23, 2014 | Andrew Kennedy
    The video is just shy of 7 minutes and 30 seconds in length and contains some foul language, so be advised.
  • 3 Arrested At Wedding After Groom Allegedly Hits On Pregnant Reception Worker, Gets Into Fight

    09/02/2014 9:52:36 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 66 replies
    KDKA-CBS ^ | 9-1-2014 | Amy Wadas
    A woman who works for the Gateway Clipper told police the groom of the wedding party, Mark Williams, 33, was being “touchy feely” with her, while she was working nearby. She reportedly told her boyfriend the groom also tried to pour alcohol down her throat, even though she told him she was pregnant. Police say she called her boyfriend, Tyler Smith, 20, so he could come pick her up. At that time, Smith allegedly confronted Williams about his actions and a physical altercation began. Police say Williams’ brother, David Williams, 35, eventually got involved and became aggressive with police. A...
  • Ted Cruz Quote Posted by the Tea Party Express

    08/11/2014 11:15:07 AM PDT · by PapaNew · 4 replies
    The Tea Party Express ^ | Aug 8, 2014 | Ted Cruz
  • 300 Guests Brawl in Giant Wedding Fight

    07/30/2014 8:46:53 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 65 replies
    Newser ^ | July 30, 2014 | Matt Cantor
    "A huge fight erupted at a New Jersey wedding this weekend, with 300 guests involved in the tussle as police struggled to control the situation. The wedding-hall brawl, which, unsurprisingly, involved booze"
  • Utah man sentenced to jail for seat-saving assault at a Mormon church

    06/30/2014 10:18:58 PM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    salt lake tribune ^ | Jessica Miller
    Ogden • A Plain City man accused of beating a fellow churchgoer last year at a Mormon baby blessing and mission farewell was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days in jail. Wayne Dodge, 52, pleaded guilty last month in Ogden’s 2nd District Court to one count of class B misdemeanor assault. One charge of felony aggravated assault was dismissed, according to court records. Judge W. Brent West ordered Dodge to complete an anger management class as part of a 12-month probation. The judge also ordered Dodge to pay a $550 fine and have no contact with the victim. Dodge, who faced...
  • US mayors to use nature to fight climate change

    06/22/2014 3:23:08 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 32 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 6/22/14 | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI - ap
    HOUSTON (AP) — Mayors from the GOP-dominated states of Texas and Arizona are calling on cities to use nature to fight the impacts of climate change, even while Republican governors and lawmakers repeatedly question the science that shows human-caused pollution contributes to global warming. As conservative governors criticize the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new rules designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, the mayors — many from cities already struggling with climate-change effects — are taking steps and spending money to stem the damage. Attendees of the U.S. Conference of Mayors will vote Monday on a resolution that...
  • Brevard judge tells attorney, 'I'll beat your a**,' allegedly throws punches

    06/03/2014 7:10:41 PM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    wftv ^ | wftv
    BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — Court deputies had to break up a physical fight between a Brevard County judge and a public defender after an argument during a hearing on Monday. Judge John Murphy is accused of punching veteran public defender Andrew Weinstock after the two had words during court in which Murphy allegedly pressured Weinstock to get his client to waive his right to a speedy trial. "You know, if I had a rock I would throw it at you right now," Murphy tells Weinstock. "Stop pissing me off. Just sit down." "You know I'm the public defender. I have...
  • The Wild Children of Yesteryear

    06/01/2014 6:40:44 PM PDT · by windcliff · 65 replies
    New York Times ^ | 5-31-14 | JON GRINSPAN
    PHILADELPHIA — DINNER with your children in 19th-century America often required some self-control. Berry stains in your daughter’s hair? Good for her. Raccoon bites running up your boy’s arms? Bet he had an interesting day. As this year’s summer vacation begins, many parents contemplate how to rein in their kids. But there was a time when Americans pushed in the opposite direction, preserved in Mark Twain’s cat-swinging scamps. Parents back then encouraged kids to get some wildness out of their system, to express the republic’s revolutionary values. American children of the 19th century had a reputation. Returning British visitors reported...
  • Fight erupts outside Randallstown High graduation

    05/29/2014 2:37:31 AM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Baltimore sun ^ | Nayana Davis and Liz Bowie,
    Two people were arrested in connection with a large fight that broke out outside a Baltimore County high school graduation Monday. The violence erupted after the ceremony about 12:30 p.m. outside Towson University's SECU Arena, where the event took place, according to the college's police department. Dante Smith, 23, of the 2300 block of Tucker Lane in Woodlawn faces charges of assault and resisting arrest, police said. Natanya Johnson, 33, of the 3400 block of Retlaw Road in Gwynn Oak was charged with two counts of disorderly conduct. Both adults were attendees at the graduation ceremony, said Charles Herring, deputy...
  • The Medieval—and Highly Effective—Tactics of the Ukrainian Protests

    02/25/2014 10:05:52 PM PST · by Kartographer · 26 replies
    Ukraine’s Euromaidan movement is in control of the capital. The autocratic and ostrich-raising Pres. Viktor Yanukovych has fled Kiev, and the Ukrainian parliament has voted him out of power. For now, it’s a dramatic victory for the protesters, who have sought closer ties with the European Union and an end to the corruption represented by Yanukovych. It’s especially stunning considering the protesters had—on several occasions—seemed close to defeat.
  • This Is the App That’s Fueling the Uprising in Venezuela

    02/24/2014 9:30:27 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 28 replies
    Defence One ^ | 9:31 AM ET 2-24-14 | Patrick Tucker
    Entrepreneur Bill Moore was in his Austin, Texas, office last Thursday, watching explosive growth for his company’s walkie-talkie app, Zello, inside Venezuela. Zello had become the favorite app of protest organizers there after recently hitting the mark as the most popular app in Ukraine. Over the past few days in Venezuela, the protests ballooned following rapidly rising food prices, controversy over President Nicolas Maduro’s economic policies, public dissatisfaction over crime and multiple other factors. Moore was finding that in Venezuela that popularity had a price. Shortly after 9 p.m., his Twitter feed blew up with messages from users inside the...
  • Breaking News: Fight Breaks Out at Democratic Party Caucus in Minneapolis

    02/04/2014 7:26:54 PM PST · by Nachum · 60 replies
    Power Line ^ | 2/4/14 | John Hinderaker
    Party caucuses are going on tonight in precincts across Minnesota. Caucuses are an old-fashioned civic tradition, more noted for boredom and long nights than anything else, but tonight there was some excitement at a DFL caucus in Minneapolis. A fight broke out: A very tense night at a caucus site in Minneapolis where DFLer Mohamud Noor is challenging longtime DFL state Rep. Phyllis Kahn. The heat in one Minneapolis location resulted in police being called out. With 300 people at the Byan [sic] Coyle Center, a fight broke out and people rushed the stage. After the melee, the Minneapolis police
  • Nuns get partial win in contraception fight (they don't need to comply with a part of Husseincare)

    01/24/2014 5:49:10 PM PST · by Libloather · 13 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 1/24/14 | Lawrence Hurley
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court said on Friday that, while litigation continues, an order of Roman Catholic nuns need not comply with a part of President Barack Obama's healthcare law requiring employers to provide insurance that covers contraception. In the latest skirmish over religious objections to providing government-mandated contraception, the four-sentence court order was a partial victory for the Little Sisters of the Poor, a Baltimore-based order of nuns that runs nursing homes, and Illinois-based Christian Brothers Services, which manages healthcare plans for Catholic groups. The unusually worded order by the court did impose a requirement on the groups...
  • Hercules Transgender Teen Charged With Battery After Fighting Back Against Bullies

    01/10/2014 7:14:06 AM PST · by Morgana · 33 replies
    CBS ^ | Ryan Takeo
    HERCULES (CBS SF) — The case against a transgender teenager charged with misdemeanor battery after fighting back against alleged bullies in a Contra Costa County school might not go away. Dan Cabral, Contra Costa County’s Senior Deputy District Attorney said he was not at liberty to talk about the case, but said he draws the line when a bullying victim takes the law into their own hands. Words are never enough to justify fists, that’s the law,” said Cabral. The fight happened November 14th at Hercules Middle/High school, sparked by alleged taunting and bullying by classmates. Jewlyes Gutierrez and other...
  • Woman, 21, stabs her twin sister in the chest during Christmas day fight over APPLE FRITTER

    12/28/2013 7:12:34 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 86 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | December 26, 2013 | Helen Pow
    An Ohio woman is in jail after she allegedly stabbed her twin sister in the chest during a fight over an apple fritter. Contisha Hayes, 21, and her sister, Tamara Delaney, 21, were in the kitchen cooking the fritter when they 'started to play fight' over the treat, investigators say. However, the joke quickly turned serious when Delaney pulled Hayes' hair prompting an angry response. She allegedly took out a knife and stabbed her sister in the chest in retaliation. Someone at the home, in the 900 block of Springdale Street in Akron City, called 911 after the incident that...
  • GOP Estab, Chamber of Commerce Preparing for Looming Amnesty Fight

    12/27/2013 3:38:08 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12-27-2013 | Tony Lee
    The Republican establishment and outside groups like Karl Rove's American Crossroads and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce are trying to blunt the influence of conservatives inside and outside of Congress to make it easier to pass amnesty. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, these groups are "preparing an aggressive effort to groom and support more centrist Republican candidates for Congress in 2014's midterm elections." The Chamber of Commerce plans to spend at least $50 million to wage war against conservative and Tea Party candidates during the 2014 midterm elections while Rove's American Crossroads is reloading as well....
  • Man Threatens Victim with Chainsaw

    12/24/2013 3:53:46 PM PST · by whodathunkit · 26 replies ^ | December 24, 2013 | Jake Bauer
    WASHINGTON TWP., Pa. (EYT) - Two men are facing charges following an incident at a bar in Fryburg early Saturday morning. Clarion-based State Police say the incident happened around 12:30 a.m. at a bar along Route 208 in Fryburg when 37-year-old Shawn M. Jay (pictured right), of New Bethlehem, allegedly punched a 25-year-old Shippenville man in the face. While Jay and another man, 24-year-old Robert “Buddy” Myers (pictured left), were being escorted out of the bar, Myers allegedly struck the victim in the head with a beer bottle. Police say the victim later attempted to leave the bar and Jay...
  • Principal: Mom sneaks into son’s school, instigates fist fight among students, punches teacher

    12/19/2013 10:05:19 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 19 replies
    WPXI ^ | December 19, 2013
    PITTSBURGH — The principal of a kindergarten through eighth-grade school in Pittsburgh said a mother snuck into the school Wednesday and instigated a fist fight among students. It was initially reported that the mother, later identified as Yvonne McMeans, was there for a parent-teacher conference; however the principal of Manchester K-8 told Channel 11 News that she actually snuck into the school through a back door with the help of her eighth-grade son. According to Principal Theresa Cherry, McMeans then proceeded to go to an upstairs portion of the school where her son began punching a classmate while being encouraged...