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  • The Forbes Five: Hip-Hop's Wealthiest Artists 2014 [Crap "Music" Pays Big $ for the Top 1%]

    04/18/2014 11:20:34 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 26 replies
    Forbes ^ | 4/16/14 | Zack O'Malley
    ack in 2007, Sean “Diddy” Combs teamed with Jay Z and 50 Cent to create a song titled “I Get Money: Forbes 1-2-3 Billion Dollar Remix.” Less than a decade later, rappers are closing in on ten-figure fortunes, and he’s the nearest of the bunch.
  • Lady Gaga to Debut New Music Video G.U.Y. on DATELINE NBC, 3/22 [Network News Culture Fail]

    03/21/2014 5:38:44 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    In a TODAY show exclusive, Lady Gaga will sit down with Savannah Guthrie Friday, March 21. Gaga will reveal a sneak peek of her new music video G.U.Y., which will debut on Dateline NBC Saturday, March 22 at 8 p.m., immediately followed by Dateline Saturday Mystery. The interview and video sneak peek will post on TODAY.com following the appearance....
  • SoCal teacher accused of making 10-year-old eat from trash

    02/22/2014 11:01:40 AM PST · by KneelBeforeZod · 44 replies
    KTVU.com ^ | Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 | KTVU.com
    POMONA, Calif. — A teacher in Southern California has been placed on administrative leave after being accused of forcing a student to eat food from a trash can. The incident was reported on Wednesday at Alcott Elementary School in Pomona. 10-year-old Gilbert Lopez said after he threw his lunch away, his teacher asked him to pull his sandwich out of the garbage and finish eating it.
  • Ranchers Fed up with Destruction Immigrants Leave Behind (South Texas Illegals)

    01/22/2014 9:36:26 AM PST · by SwinneySwitch · 26 replies
    KRGV ^ | Jan 21, 2014
    HIDALGO COUNTY - Illegal immigration is forcing a rancher to move his livestock away from a property along the Rio Grande. Jose Cavazos said it's become nearly impossible to maintain his fences. He said immigrants damage them when they flee from Border Patrol agents. Cavazos isn't the only rancher dealing with the destruction. Damaged fences lead to stray cattle, ranchers said. "They completely destroyed the fence. I had to move (the livestock) to another 76 acres," Cavazos said. Cavazos lives along the Rio Grande, just south of Mission. Cavazos said Border Patrol boats force illegal immigrants onto his property. He...
  • Abortion worker remembers finding half-dozen rotting babies in the garbage

    01/07/2014 11:29:24 AM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Sarah Terzo
    anuary 3, 2014 (Live Action News) - I’m going to say in advance that this article is graphic and disturbing, even more so than my other articles. So be warned. Pro-choice activists often say that abortion must be legal to keep it safe. They oppose any effort to regulate abortion clinics. Planned Parenthood led the fight against clinic regulations in Texas, with Wendy Davis being hailed a hero for attempting to defeat such legislation. The book Lime 5 documents many, many instances of abortion malpractice. There is almost no limit to the number of articles I could write citing examples...
  • President Obama Accused by PETA of 'Pimping' for Turkey Industry

    11/23/2013 9:36:56 AM PST · by Marcus · 11 replies
    Yahoo Voices ^ | November 22, 2013 | Mark R. Whittington
    Thanksgiving is drawing nigh and with it, PETA's annual war on the holiday that features a lot of indulgence of turkey, stuffing, and other delightful confections. Oddly enough, President Obama is the object of their ire. Noting the annual pardoning of the thanksgiving turkey, PETA accused the president of "pimping" for the turkey industry and offered a lurid description of how the wonderful, succulent animal is slaughtered for the table.
  • Madrid Buried In Trash As Garbagemen Strike Continues For 10th Day

    11/15/2013 9:08:59 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 11/15/2013 | Tyler Durden
    The trouble with proclaiming 'victory' over the crisis in Spain (read the whole of Europe) and the ECB enabling governments profligacy with the ghost of OMT future is that it merely emboldens. As Al Jazeera reports, Madrid's garbage collectors have been on strike since November 5 to protest layoffs and pay cuts. With garbage piling up on the streets of Madrid, the mayor issued private trash-collecting companies an ultimatum on Wednesday: end the street cleaners' strike or lose their contracts. More than 30,000 residents have signed a petition to the defense minister asking for the streets to be cleaned....
  • Poorly Made in China: An Insider's Account of the China Production Game Paperback

    10/14/2013 7:29:51 PM PDT · by robowombat · 37 replies
    Amazon ^ | 2012
    Poorly Made in China: An Insider's Account of the China Production Game Paperback by Paul Midler (Author) An insider reveals what can—and does—go wrong when companies shift production to China In this entertaining behind-the-scenes account, Paul Midler tells us all that is wrong with our effort to shift manufacturing to China. Now updated and expanded, Poorly Made in China reveals industry secrets, including the dangerous practice of quality fade—the deliberate and secret habit of Chinese manufacturers to widen profit margins through the reduction of quality inputs. U.S. importers don’t stand a chance, Midler explains, against savvy Chinese suppliers who feel...
  • U.S. Paying $25K to Make Park Benches from Garbage for Tijuana

    09/24/2013 4:04:32 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | September 24, 2013 - 2:48 PM | Eric Scheiner
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $25,000 that will go to the construction of benches made of garbage for a park in Tijuana, Mexico. According to an EPA press release, the agency joined the San Diego Center for Civic Engagement in awarding $45,000 to 4Walls International for the construction of park spaces that will use trash pulled from the Tijuana River Valley as building materials. …
  • MILLER: Is this Martin Luther King’s legacy? National Mall covered in garbage

    08/25/2013 5:41:35 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 44 replies
    The washington Times ^ | August 25, 2013 | Emily Miller
    The day after thousands rallied to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s March on Washington, the National Mall looks like a trash dump. The grass from the Lincoln Memorial to the World War II Memorial is covered Sunday with empty soda cans, water bottles, boxed lunches, newspapers, a broken chair and rally signs. The Reflecting Pool also was filled with trash. Although the trash cans were full along the expanse, the attendees did not attempt to leave their garbage near the bins. Instead, they left everything on the grass where they stood.
  • Beyoncé Gets a Kiss From the Kid President [THIS CRAP was "news" in Miami today!]

    08/20/2013 7:01:42 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 12 replies
    Celebuzz ^ | 8/20/13
    When Beyoncé got a chance to chat with the one-and-only Kid President, a.k.a. America's favorite mini Commander-in-Chief, she could hardly contain herself. "I can’t believe I'm sitting here with the Kid President," she gushed to the 9-year-old YouTube sensation. "I was very excited to meet you today." The feeling was mutual. Before meeting Bey, the mini prez —whose real name is Robby Novak —admitted: "[I'm] so excited I could die!" The two got together for a meeting of the minds to discuss the significance of World Humanitarian Day, which the U.N. marks Aug. 19. "I think it is so important...
  • Miami TV says Obama receiving "major support" from Republicans over Putin cancellation

    08/08/2013 6:23:49 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 23 replies
    8/8/13 | sff
    Just watched one of the liberal Miami tv news outlets (which is all of them).....they just reported, and this is a quote, that Obama has "MAJOR SUPPORT" from Republicans after canceling the Putin summit.
  • Gross! 15-Ton Blob of Fat Found Growing in Sewer (London)

    08/07/2013 1:59:18 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 37 replies
    LiveScience ^ | August 6, 2013 | Marc Lallanilla
    A 15-ton blob of congealed fat so large it's been dubbed a "fatberg" has been removed from a sewer tunnel beneath London. And just in case you're not completely grossed out yet, the fatberg — as large as a double-decker bus — was mixed with thousands of used baby wipes. (click image to enlarge)
  • "Responsibility to Retreat" is the phrase being used in Miami media this week!

    07/18/2013 6:29:36 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 110 replies
    WFOR, WPLG, WSVN, WTVJ | 7/18/13
    As the liberal Miami media works hand in hand with Democrats and race card players and gun grabbers, they are employing a phrase in their effort to get STAND YOUR GROUND laws repealed.... That phrase is "responsibility to retreat"... They are insisting that the law be amended to make it mandatory for victims of crime to run away. First of all, isn't that ALREADY part of the law--to seek safety when possible? Second, if we are to believe the leftards, isn't that what Trayvon DIDN'T do? Anyway, I think it is disgusting to hear anyone tell me I have to...
  • ‘Twilight’ Producers To Produce Hillary Clinton Fan-Fic ‘Rodham’ [Hagiography Release Date: 2016]

    05/02/2013 5:56:37 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 13 replies
    Screen junkies ^ | 4/30/13 | Wookie Johnson
    Hillary Rodham Clinton’s story has landed in the able hands of Twilight Saga producers Wyck Godfrey and Marty Bowen. Rodham, placed fourth on the 2012 Black List, focuses on the early, pre-pantsuit career of Hillary when she becomes the youngest lawyer chosen for the House Judiciary Committee to Impeach Nixon. However, the bright-eyed future First Lady/Senator/Secretary Of State/Diplomat finds that she has to make the difficult decision between a destined path to the White House and her lingering yearnings for ex-boyfriend Bill Clinton.
  • Golden Gate Park pot party a major mess [San Francisco]

    04/22/2013 6:05:45 AM PDT · by Lonely Bull · 38 replies
    www.sfgate.com ^ | Sunday, April 21, 2013 | Victoria Colliver
    San Francisco park workers and volunteers spent much of Sunday picking up and hauling away 10,000 pounds of garbage strewn all over the eastern part of Golden Gate Park known as Hippie Hill, the remnants of Saturday's annual yet unofficial pot-smoking bacchanalia. But this year's annual celebration - which falls each year on April 20 and is known as "420" - drew a larger-than-average crowd of between 10,000 and 15,000 revelers on the warm weekend day. They proceeded to smoke, drink, eat and rack up more than $10,000 in costs for city crews to clean up the mess, ironically just...
  • Fox News's Andy Levy Trashes Huffington Post: 'Hacky Pieces of Garbage'

    04/21/2013 7:28:08 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | April 21, 2013 | Noel Sheppard
    <p>Fox News's Andy Levy - he of Red Eye fame - absolutely trashed the Huffington Post Saturday for falsely accusing his network of reporting actress Zooey Deschanel was a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing.</p> <p>But here's what the Post missed and eventually had to correct: this wasn't aired on Fox News. This was Fox's broadcast affiliate in Dallas.</p>
  • Top Television Shows Today Full of Garbage

    03/04/2013 8:22:32 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 113 replies
    Townhall ^ | 03/04/2013 | Rachel Alexander
    If you stopped watching network television awhile ago because it had gotten so bad, you made the correct decision. It has continued to get worse. A few years ago, network television became dominated by cheaply made reality TV shows and talent contests, sitcoms with hyperactive manic characters, and socially liberal themes. Television has always pushed the edge when it comes to socially progressive themes. But at what point does it go too far? Perhaps when there are no other options left during prime time network TV. The top ten most popular TV shows last fall contained few choices for traditional...
  • Israel Prevents Environmental Catastrophe in Samaria

    02/04/2013 12:13:56 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 4/2/13 | David Lev
    The Civil Authority and the IDF has cleared out 20,000 cubic tons of trash from an illegal Arab dump in Samaria, after ongoing appeals from an environmental organization. The Yarok Achshav (“Green Now”) group expressed its satisfaction at the resolution of the issue, preventing further damage to the environment by Arabs in the area. The site of the dump, near the Arab village of Kafr Duma, was situated right atop a well that tapped directly in into the large aquifer that runs under Samaria. As such, there was a strong danger that the groundwater throughout the entire region would have...
  • (Blame Canada!) Canadians Produce More Garbage Than Anyone Else

    01/17/2013 8:13:14 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 23 replies
    CBC News ^ | Jan 17, 2013 | CBC News
    Canadians produce more garbage than anyone else Conference Board calls Canada an 'environmental laggard' Canadians use far too much energy and water, and they produce more garbage per capita than any other country on earth, a report from an influential think-tank says. The Conference Board of Canada gave Canada a C grade on Thursday and ranked it in 15th place among 17 developed nations studied across a host of environmental-efficiency metrics. "Our large land mass, cold climate and resource-intensive economy make us less likely to rank highly on some indicators of environmental sustainability, but many of our poor results are...
  • The handwriting on the wall--in praise of Jack Lew's signature [Ignoring Lew's Partisanship]

    01/11/2013 4:47:12 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 15 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 1/10/13 | Alexandra Petri
    Jack Lew, President Obama’s nominee for Treasury Secretary, has by far the greatest signature of any public official.... Jack Lew’s signature is such that if he had put it on the Declaration of Independence and the revolution had gone badly, he would have escaped just fine. There is no risk involved. He might have felt pangs of conscience as a stranger named “OOOOOOOO” was strung up in his place. But there is no chance of tracing it to him. But what does it say?That is not how you spell “Jack Lew.” Is it an alias?Is there some message in all...
  • Drunk lawyer crushes her arm trying to get into her Chelsea apartment

    10/28/2012 3:36:26 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 41 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 28, 2012 | KATE KOWSH and REBECCA HARSHBARGER
    Boy, was she trashed! A completely hammered Manhattan lawyer who got locked out of her Chelsea apartment yesterday nearly lost her arm when she jumped down the garbage chute to get back inside. The hare-brained bid began when attorney Maggie Baumer came home from a long night on the town at around 6 a.m., only to find herself stuck without the keys to her first-floor apartment on West 21st Street. A source in the building said the buzzed Baumer had given her keys to a friend.
  • Mitt Romney’s ‘invisible’ garbage man trashes him in union campaign spot

    10/02/2012 6:18:07 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 60 replies
    twitchy.com ^ | 1 Oct 2012 | Twitchy staff
    At first, the new campaign video from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees seems to be a dialed-back take on Priorities USA’s infamous “Mitt Romney gave my wife cancer” spot. Really, though, aside from the “victim” still being alive, it’s essentially the same line of attack. Mitt Romney’s garbage man, Richard Hayes, knows that his body’s going to break down from hauling Romney’s trash each week, and Romney just doesn’t care.
  • Michelle Obama 'Guest Editor' for Website Featuring Sex Tips--Including from Prostitutes

    08/22/2012 8:03:32 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 27 replies
    Michelle Obama 'Guest Editor' for Website Featuring Sex Tips--Including from Prostitutes By Penny Starr August 22, 2012 (CNSNews.com) – First Lady Michelle Obama this week is serving as guest editor for iVillage.com, NBC’s “community of online women” that offers sexually explicit material, including graphic sex tips from prostitutes, “20 kinky things you SO can do,” and a list of “naughty” apps for mobile devices. iVillage A screen from iVillage, which is featuring First Lady Michelle Obama as a guest editor this week. Michelle Obama is identified as a “Guest Editor” on all of the website’s pages, including several titled “Love...
  • An oldie but a goodie (Clean up political campaigns with negative ad ban )

    08/09/2012 7:27:55 AM PDT · by teflon9 · 19 replies
    Pittsburgh Business Times ^ | November 12, 2010 | Craig Wessel
    I’m absolutely terrified that the end of the political campaign season, with its cavalcade of negative advertising, is here. Exactly how am I going to be able to determine who is attempting to tear the very fabric of our nation apart, or who shipped my job overseas, or for that matter, who is forcing their constituents to bow bound and gagged before a false God? This is the kind of stuff I need to know about. These people are out there amongst us, and with the big political machines in idle they’ll now be able to go about their dirty...
  • Trash Collection Expected To Drop During San Bernardino Fiscal Crisis (bankrupt city)

    07/17/2012 4:23:12 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 23 replies
    CBS ^ | 7-17-12 | CBS
    The consequences of the city’s fiscal crisis took a trashy turn during a hearing Monday night when San Bernardino officials noted garbage pick-up was among the obligations they might not be able to afford after turning their government into a cash-only operation. The City Council voted Monday to delay the vote until Wednesday to avoid mediation and head straight to federal bankruptcy. The council previously had voted to file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection, but Monday night members expressed a desire for more time to look over financial information and talk to constituents. CBS2 reporter Jeff Nguyen reports the City...
  • Here Is the Plot of ‘The Obama Effect’

    07/13/2012 5:10:48 AM PDT · by Cincinatus · 19 replies
    The Blaze ^ | July 12, 2012 | Benny Johnson
    Yes, this is a real thing. Hollywood has taken political propaganda to a new level this week with the release of “The Obama Effect.” The production glorifies the ‘08 campaign through the eyes of a man who just had a heart attack and needs a new purpose in life. The character joins the Obama campaign and begins a (creepy) cult-like worshiping of the then unknown one-term Senator. His manic obsession leads to marital strain, quitting his job and a run-in with his gun-obsessed, cocaine-snorting Republican nephew who is “anti-black people,” even though he himself is black. The Orwellian take-home message...
  • Next ice age not likely before 1,500 years: study {partial gag alert}

    01/09/2012 1:55:05 PM PST · by jda · 26 replies
    Reuters ^ | 09 Janaury 2012 | Nina Chestney
    High levels of carbon dioxide emissions in the atmosphere mean the next ice age is unlikely to begin for at least 1,500 years, an article in the journal Nature Geoscience said on Monday. Concentrations of the main gases blamed for global warming reached record levels in 2010 and will linger in the atmosphere for decades even if the world stopped pumping out emissions today, according to the U.N.'s weather agency. ... There have been at least five ice ages on earth. During ice ages there are cycles of glaciation with ice sheets both advancing and retreating. Officially, the earth has...
  • Newt Crashes, Romney Soars On InTrade

    12/17/2011 4:00:51 PM PST · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 51 replies
    Business Insider ^ | December 15th | Zeke Miller
    Newt Gingrich's fortunes on the prediction betting website InTrade have collapsed in the past three days, amid an unrelenting assault from all sides in the Republican field. After pushing close to 40 percent on the site, he's down to a 16.5 percent chance of winning the nomination. Mitt Romney, who fell as low as 42 percent on the site last week, is back up to 64 percent. The radical swing is a reflection of the growing unease on all sides about Gingrich's viability as the nominee - and recent polling showing that Gingrich's rise to the top in Iowa was...
  • After raids, Wall Street protesters shift tactics (LA sanitation hauls off 25 tons of debris)

    11/30/2011 1:58:18 PM PST · by Libloather · 30 replies · 1+ views
    My Fox Maine ^ | 11/30/11 | CHRIS HAWLEY
    After raids, Wall Street protesters shift tacticsUpdated: Nov 30, 2011 4:37 PM EST By CHRIS HAWLEY Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - The overnight police raids in Philadelphia and Los Angeles that dismantled two of the nation's biggest Occupy Wall Street encampments leave just a few major "occupations" still going on around the U.S. But activists are already changing tactics and warning of a winter of discontent, with rallies and marches every week. The camps may bloom again in the spring, organizers said, and next summer could bring huge demonstrations at the Republican and Democratic conventions, when the whole world...
  • Occupy Protesters Riddled with Disease, Parasites, and Drugs

    11/17/2011 11:52:51 AM PST · by zippythepinhead · 31 replies
    Wisdom of Dave ^ | 11/16/2011 | Dave
    As cities across the nation clean up after the Occupy Wall Street peeps they are coming across all sorts of rubbish and filth. Needles, human feces, garbage, and now disease have all been found at the park where the occupies have been encamped. Now tomorrow the are threatening violence? I am more concerned with them associating with the public. Time to bring back leper colonies.
  • Utility company PROHIBITING illegal immigrants from obtaining electric, gas, water

    11/08/2011 1:25:49 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 77 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8th November 2011 | Nina Golgowski
    Utility company PROHIBITING illegal immigrants from obtaining electric, gas, water or sewer service in Alabama... A major utilities company in Alabama is now prohibiting illegal immigrants from receiving electricity, gas, water or wastewater services to heated reactions on both sides, but they're just following the law. The Decatur Utilities company is now one of many in the state that follows the newly signed immigration law which prohibits business with illegal immigrants in the state or its subdivisions. 'We did not [originally] document or confirm whether or not they were citizens or aliens here legally,' Stephen Pirkle, Decatur business manager and...
  • Sarah Palin accused of taking cocaine in new book

    09/14/2011 11:06:24 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 50 replies
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | September 15 2011 | Nick Allen
    The allegations about the former Alaska Governor, who has been pursued by the tabloid press since running for the Vice Presidency in 2008, were originally published in the National Enquirer, which quoted publishing sources close to the book.
  • Consider watching "Ringer" with Sarah Michelle Gellar

    As a long time fan of Sarah Michelle Gellar, I ask that you please consider checking out Sarah in her first return to TV since Buffy the Vampire Slayer. "Ringer" will air on the CW next Tuesday at 9PM. Sarah has started to receive positive reviews for her show. And I hope her show does well in the ratings. Since Sarah & her husband Freddie Prinze Jr. stay very private, they seem to be more on the right on at least some issues.
  • Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich Agree: It's Okay for the Feds to Force Workers to Pay Tribute

    08/26/2011 1:54:26 PM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    Big Government ^ | 8/26/11 | Don Loos
    As reported in the Boston Globe and as seen in the New Hampshire debate video, both Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich believe it is perfectly okay for the federal government to mandate that every private sector worker in the United States pay forced-dues to labor unions as a condition of getting or keeping a job. Attention Mr. Romney and Mr. Gingrich: Right To Work is not a states’ rights issue, it is a freedom issue. The Federal government should not mandate compulsory unionism. It appears that Forced Unionism is a Big Government idea that Newt & Mitt embrace. In fact,...
  • Revolting pictures of piled-up rubbish give Egyptian capital label of Garbage City

    07/27/2011 10:38:52 PM PDT · by george76 · 16 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 27th July 2011
    With mountains of rubbish towering over children and endless bin bags bulging from high-rise flats, these are the shocking images that show Cairo's 'Garbage City' - where thousands of Egyptians live amongst piles of stinking rubbish. Manshiyat naser, or Garbage city, as it is known by locals, is a slum on the outskirts of Cairo, just a short drive away from luxury five star resorts. But these shocking photos show a whole community which has been living in the slums for hundreds of years surrounded by rats and rotting rubbish.
  • Upper East Side Woman, Darbe Pitofsky, Ticketed For Using City Trash Can

    07/05/2011 1:48:05 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 50 replies · 1+ views
    newyork.cbslocal.com ^ | 07-05-2011 | Staff
    An elderly Upper East Side woman claims a sanitation agent chased her, threatened her with arrest and slapped her with a ticket for putting day-old newspapers in a city trash can. Darbe Pitofsky, 83, said she was on her way for a cup of coffee around 6:30 a.m. on June 25 when she threw a brown bag filled with old papers in a city litter basket near her apartment on East 71st Street. She said a sanitation worker quickly jumped out of his vehicle and demanded her information to write a summons. “I froze,” Pitofsky told 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria....
  • PETA Proposes Ad for Memphis Garbage Trucks (so they can fill them with even more slaughtered pets?)

    06/21/2011 4:57:08 AM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies · 1+ views
    Memphis Flyer ^ | 6/20/11 | Bianca Phillips
    PETA Proposes Ad for Memphis Garbage TrucksPosted by Bianca Phillips on Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 12:41 PM Last week, Memphis was named the fourth dirtiest city in the country by Travel+Leisure Magazine, but staffers at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) think they have the solution. The animal rights organization will offer to pay the city's sanitation department for advertising space on garbage trucks. The ads would feature a lady wearing a lettuce leaf bikini with the message, "Meat Trashes the Planet. Go Vegan. Free Starter Recipes: PETA.org." They may have a point. Factory farming is one...
  • FBI Expands Agents’ Investigative Power

    06/13/2011 3:38:42 AM PDT · by callisto · 44 replies
    The FBI is giving significant new powers to its roughly 14,000 agents -- allowing them more leeway to search databases, go through household trash or use surveillance teams to scrutinize the lives of people who have attracted their attention. < SNIP > Some of the most notable changes apply to the lowest category of investigations, called an "assessment." The category, created in December 2008, allows agents to look into people and organizations "proactively" and without firm evidence for suspecting criminal or terrorist activity.
  • Mac malware scam grows legs – MacGuard needs no password

    05/27/2011 7:14:04 AM PDT · by for-q-clinton · 129 replies · 1+ views
    Silicon Republic ^ | 27 May 2011 | John Kennedy
    The once relatively virus-free Apple Mac ecosystem has been tainted forever by a nasty malware scam and you sense an age of innocence has ended. It’s a deadly shock to that ecosystem because now a second variant bug has arrived that requires no password. The malware first manifested itself when Mac users noticed ads for a product called Mac Defender that promised to protect them against malware and viruses. However, it turned out Mac Defender was actually a piece of malware that becomes active on a desktop after a user is suckered into entering a password, and floods the screen...
  • COINTELPRO Techniques for dilution, misdirection and control of a internet forum. (Trolling 101)

    01/16/2009 12:36:53 PM PST · by Sidebar Moderator · 262 replies · 11,135+ views
    E-Mail and Freepers
    Thanks to many FReepers who have sent us this information. Apparently, this is floating around the Internet now. It is a guide to trolling. While it may or may not be fake in its origins, we do see these techniques all the time and felt it would be good to share with everyone. ______________________________________________________ COINTELPRO Techniques for dilution, misdirection and control of a internet forum.. There are several techniques for the control and manipulation of a internet forum no matter what, or who is on it. We will go over each technique and demonstrate that only a minimal number of...
  • GOVT MOTORS cars already falling apart! (Drudge headline) (The new Vega)

    04/11/2011 7:01:14 PM PDT · by Frantzie · 54 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 4-11-2011 | Jonathan Welsh
    Imagine turning your car’s steering wheel, or giving it a gentle tug, and having it break away from the steering column. Now you’re speeding along holding the suddenly useless wheel.
  • Islamists on Welfare: Paid to Plot the West’s Demise

    04/04/2011 1:46:02 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 8 replies
    Pajama Media ^ | 4/4/2011 | Kathy Sheidle
    Their parasitical behavior obliges governments, through taxpayers, to subsidize their adopted country’s own destruction. In 2008, the Toronto Sun reported that “hundreds of [Greater Toronto Area] Muslim men in polygamous marriages — some with a harem of wives — are receiving welfare and social benefits for each of their spouses, thanks to the city and province, Muslim leaders say.” “Polygamy is a regular part of life for many Muslims,” Canadian Society of Muslims president Mumtaz Ali declared bluntly. “Ontario recognizes religious marriages for Muslims and others.” Government officials quickly denied the Muslim leader’s claims about immigration law and social benefits...
  • Experts Had Long Criticized Potential Weakness in Design of Stricken Reactor (Corrupt GE)

    03/15/2011 7:55:45 PM PDT · by Frantzie · 30 replies · 1+ views
    NY Slimes ^ | 3-15-2011 | Tom Zeller Jr.
    The warnings were stark and issued repeatedly as far back as 1972: If the cooling systems ever failed at a “Mark 1” nuclear reactor, the primary containment vessel surrounding the reactor would probably burst as the fuel rods inside overheated. Dangerous radiation would spew into the environment.
  • Laurie: What Every Last Days Believer Needs to Know

    02/08/2011 12:41:00 PM PST · by wmfights · 10 replies
    The Christian Post ^ | Feb. 07 2011 | Lillian Kwon
    Things are happening in our world that are indeed signs of the end times, said evangelist Greg Laurie. While this certainly isn't the first time a preacher has made such a statement, the ongoing chaos in Egypt and other parts of the Middle East, among other things, has prompted the Southern California preacher to prepare Christians for the last days. "What every last days believer needs to know" was the name of Laurie's message, preached to thousands at Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, Calif., and over the internet on Sunday. "I do believe that these are bona fide signs of...
  • One Hundred Tons of Garbage Collected After Obama Inauguration

    01/23/2009 8:01:01 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 53 replies · 2,689+ views
    One Hundred Tons of Garbage Collected After Obama Inauguration One-hundred tons of trash were collected by city and federal sanitation workers after President Obama's Jan. 20 inauguration in Washington, D.C. Cristina Corbin FOXNews.com Friday, January 23, 2009 The scene looked more like the leftovers of a massive college frat party. Heaps of plastic bottles, food wrappers, soda cans, and newspapers, which blanketed the National Mall Wednesday morning, were a stark contrast to the stateliness and splendor of President Barack Obama's inaugural ceremony a day before. One hundred tons of trash were collected by city and federal sanitation workers, according to...
  • Life's tough for $144,000 garbage collectors

    01/23/2011 6:25:43 PM PST · by Blood of Tyrants · 37 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | January 22, 2011 | Gene Koprowski
    Health care and pension benefits for state and local government employees are out of control, experts are telling WND, and a new study by a think tank points to New York City as being emblematic of the fiscal crisis. Taxpayers in the Big Apple are forced to pay $144,000 a year for salary, health and pension benefits for garbage workers, who are unskilled but unionized laborers. Research by the Manhattan Institute, a think tank in New York, shows that when Mayor Michael Bloomberg took office after 9/11 the city increased spending on garbage workers' salaries by three and a half...
  • Another day off for the binmen: Councils do nothing as the rubbish crisis grows

    01/03/2011 8:54:22 PM PST · by dennisw · 7 replies
    dailymail ^ | 4th January 2011 | By Steve Doughty and Claire Ellicott
    Binmen and council bosses were sitting at home enjoying the bank holiday yesterday – while families struggled with weeks of uncollected rubbish and residents complained of refuse mountains in the streets. Across the country town hall chiefs ignored the overwhelming evidence of a deepening waste crisis and a growing threat to public health in favour of allowing their workers to complete an unbroken public holiday. The councils’ umbrella body, the Local Government Association, confirmed the failure of local authorities to respond to desperate pleas from their voters for action to remove mounds of rubbish from roads and public spaces. Pile...
  • The War Zone of Belmont Cragin

    12/02/2010 5:50:04 PM PST · by pinstripes715
    Chicago Elections 2011 ^ | 12/02/2010 | Michael Volpe
    he Belmont Cragin neighborhood is located on Chicago's Northwest side. It's west of Pulaski South to Fullerton and past Irving Park on the North end. There's no question who the favorite son of this neighborhood is, a man we sports fans simply refer to as Coach K.
  • The Garbage of Albany Park

    11/26/2010 4:05:17 PM PST · by pinstripes715 · 3 replies
    Chicago Elections 2011 ^ | 11/26/2010 | Michael Volpe
    According to its Wikipedia page, the neighborhood of Albany Park, one of 77 in Chicago, is "one of the most ethnically diverse in the United States". A stroll down Lawrence Avenue, between Kedzie and Pulaski, reveals the melting pot that we'd like all of the United States to be.