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  • Napoleon’s battle of Waterloo hat auctioned for $325G

    06/18/2018 3:19:25 PM PDT · by BBell · 25 replies ^ | 6/14/18 | James Rogers
    An extremely rare ‘bicorne,’ or 2-pointed hat, that was worn by Napoleon at the battle of Waterloo was sold at auction in France for $325,000 on Monday. The hat went under the hammer for €280,000 ($325,052) at Lyon-based auction house De Baecque. The bicorne had a pre-sale estimate of €30,000 to €40,000 ($34,881 to $46,441). De Baecque told Fox News that the hat was bought by a private European collector who is "passionate" about the period of the First French Empire. The bloody battle of Waterloo, fought on June 18, 1815, saw Napoleon’s forces defeated by a British-led allied army....
  • Hillary trolls Trump with Russian hat during Yale commencement

    05/21/2018 5:05:55 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 39 replies
    nypost ^ | 05/20/2018 | Chris Perez
    Hillary Clinton says she’s “still” not over the 2016 election, and she showed it Sunday during a speech at Yale — cracking a joke about Kremlin interference and busting out a large Russian hat to boot. “If you can’t beat them, join them,” Clinton quipped. The jab came during her commencement speech at Yale’s Class Day. Keeping up with the university’s longstanding tradition of bringing an “over the top hat” to the ceremony, Clinton pulled out a black Ushanka and playfully went to put it on. “I see looking out at you that you are following the tradition of over-the-top...
  • Clinton takes aim at Trump, pulls out Russian hat during Yale speech

    05/20/2018 5:56:44 PM PDT · by Libloather · 54 replies
    MSN ^ | 5/20/18 | Luis Sanchez
    Hillary Clinton took subtle jabs at President Trump during her Class Day speech at Yale, which she began by pulling out a Russian hat in an apparent reference to the ongoing investigation into Russian election meddling. The former secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee noted the over-the-top hats students traditionally wear during Yale's Class Day and said she "brought a hat too." "A Russian hat," Clinton said on Sunday while showing the laughing crowd an Ushanka hat. "If you can't beat them, join them," she added.
  • Black Trump supporter attacked at Cheesecake Factory over MAGA hat: report

    05/15/2018 6:30:57 AM PDT · by DFG · 84 replies
    Fox News ^ | 05/15/2018 | MIchael Bartiromo
    The Cheesecake Factory is investigating an incident at one of their Miami locations after a black customer claims he was verbally attacked by staff over his “Make America Great Again” hat, the Daily Wire reports. Eugenior Joseph, 22, was reportedly dining with his girlfriend’s family at the Dadeland Mall location of the restaurant on Mother’s Day. His MAGA hat allegedly drew the attention of a female staff member, who gathered her co-workers to confront him, a witness told the site. The witness further claims about a dozen of those employees circled his table, pointing fingers.
  • Man wearing ‘MAGA’ hat shoves stranger onto subway tracks

    04/22/2018 6:34:35 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 67 replies
    NY Post ^ | April 22, 2018 | | Post Staff Report
    An apparent supporter of President Trump got into an argument with a man on a subway train and later pushed him onto the tracks, police said Saturday. The 24-year-old victim had been accosted by his assailant, who was wearing a “Make America Great Again’’ hat, on a No.4 train on Friday. Police said the attacker, who is African-American, spewed anti-Hispanic slurs at the victim. They both got off at Union Square, where the victim was shoved off the platform.
  • New Mexico Hat Maker Crafts Authentic Billy the Kid Hat

    01/08/2018 2:42:06 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    KRQE ^ | December 29, 2017 | Allison Martinez
    Billy the Kid is a tourist draw in parts of New Mexico. Now a New Mexico hat-maker is hoping to capitalize on the outlaw’s fashion sense, namely his hat. The legend of Billy the Kid dates back more than a century, and in every picture that has surfaced of the cowboy there’s been one thing in common, his hat. “A lot of people thought that the hat he was wearing was a prop that the photographer gave him,” Kenny Bratcher said, “but a guy like Billy the Kid, I think would’ve worn his own hat.” Kenny Bratcher has been making...
  • CNN: Donald Trump Rips Marine's Hat Off After Assaulting Him

    07/10/2017 10:08:12 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 31 replies
    YouTube ^ | July 9, 2017 | Uploaded by 21,687,875 views
    CNN: Donald Trump Rips Marine's Hat Off After Assaulting Him
  • BDS Fail: Radiohead’s Thom Yorke Calls Pro-Palestinian Protesters ‘Some [bleeping] People’

    07/09/2017 6:25:52 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 9, 2017 | Deborah Danan
    TEL AVIV – Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke on Friday flipped his middle finger at a group of pro-Palestinian protesters at a gig in Glasgow, Scotland who were calling for the band to cancel its upcoming gig in Tel Aviv. Activists from Glasgow Palestine Action, Glasgow Palestine Solidarity Campaign and Radiohead Fans for Palestine demonstrated outside the festival prior to the band’s performance. During the performance itself, Palestinian flags were waved from the crowd, prompting Yorke to exclaim no less than four times the phrase “some f**king people!” into the microphone before reportedly flipping off the flag wavers. Radiohead has come...
  • Watch: Trump Stops To Pick Up And Return Marine's Hat Blown Off By The Wind

    07/09/2017 5:25:03 AM PDT · by Vlad The Inhaler · 58 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July8, 2017 | Daniel Chaitin
    President Trump stopped to retrieve the hat of a Marine guard Saturday evening after the wind blew it off his head. The wind then blew the hat right off again. The moment happened as Trump was about to board Marine One upon his return to the U.S. after attending the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. Moments earlier the president departed Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews with his wife Melania. (VIDEO AT STORY LINK)
  • The Deep Meaning Behind Ivanka Trump's Hat in Israel

    05/23/2017 5:39:51 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 59 replies
    Yahoo Style ^ | 5/22/2017 | Tanya Edwards
    Joining her father President Donald Trump on his trip through the Middle East, Ivanka Trump has dressed more modestly than usual, and that streak has continued during their visit to Israel. The first daughter was photographed wearing a rarely seen accessory (at least on her): a hat. She wore the small navy hat perched on one side on her head, with a headband securing the velvet topper. Her hair was styled in a soft chignon at the nape of her neck. Hats are worn by Orthodox Jewish women following the concept of Tzniut, which is Hebrew for modesty or humility...
  • Liberals

    03/13/2017 8:19:16 PM PDT · by TBP · 6 replies
    Memory | The late Bill Buckley
    "Liberals claim to want to give a hearing to other views, but then are shocked and offended to discover hat there are other points of view." -- William F. Buckley Jr. He was 100 percent correct.
  • New "Trump" Hat

    10/12/2016 7:42:57 PM PDT · by Disambiguator · 13 replies
    me | 10/12/16
    New "Trump" campaign hat, specifically for the firearms industry.
  • Cruz sells 'Make Trump Debate Again' hats

    01/27/2016 12:50:05 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 69 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/27/16 | Bradford Richardson
    Ted Cruz's presidential campaign is selling hats reading "Make Trump Debate Again." They parody the GOP front-runner's own trademark caps with his campaign slogan: "Make America Great Again." The Cruz hats, available for $25.00 on his campaign's online store, come with Donald Trump boycotting Thursday evening's Fox News presidential debate.
  • Trump’s Campaign Hat Becomes an Ironic Summer Accessory

    09/13/2015 6:35:38 AM PDT · by Drew68 · 75 replies
    New York Times ^ | 9/11/15 | Ashley Parker
    An old-school, wide-brimmed rope hat — some in white and navy, others in red and white — has seemingly become the ironic must-have fashion accessory of the summer. It is the “Make America Great Again” campaign hat first worn in July by Donald J. Trump in Laredo, Tex., and since spotted on hipsters from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, to the Silver Lake district of Los Angeles and in the football locker of Tom Brady, not to mention on the heads of the hundreds of Trump loyalists at his rallies. “I was certainly surprised to the extent it caught on,” Mr. Trump said...
  • Donald Trump's 'Make America Great Again' baseball cap will go on sale after becoming internet hit

    07/24/2015 8:00:20 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 43 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 07/24/2015 | TIM MACFARLAN
    Donald Trump visited the Mexican border yesterday to try and mend fences with Hispanics while still looking tough on illegal immigration following his comments that Mexican illegal immigrants included 'rapists' and 'murderers'. But all the talk on Twitter was of the white baseball cap sported by the Republican candidate for president - which featured his campaign slogan 'Make America Great Again'.
  • Toy Story: The True Identity of Andy's Mom Makes The Movie More Epic

    02/26/2014 4:13:43 PM PST · by OneVike · 10 replies ^ | 2/24/14 | Jon Negroni
    Andy's mom has always been a bit of an enigma. In the first Toy Story, we barely even saw her face. That's all fine because throughout the movies, the real focus has been on Andy and the love he has for those toys. But this is Pixar, and it stands to reason that there is more than meets the eye when it comes to the Davis family (Andy's last name). In order to understand who Ms. Davis really is, we have to start with something seemingly simple: a hat. In the picture below, you see Andy's cowboy hat that...
  • Who Killed Men's Hats?

    05/13/2012 7:42:53 PM PDT · by Eyes Unclouded · 111 replies
    NPR ^ | May 4, 2012 | Robert Krulwich
    ... So what happened? Why did guys stop wearing headgear in midcentury America? The turning point, most people say, was John F. Kennedy's inauguration. Before Kennedy, all presidents wore top hats on their first day at work. Kennedy brought one, but hardly ever put it on. Fashionistas say Kennedy, one of our most charismatic presidents, made hats un-happen. And, chronologically speaking, after JFK, guys everywhere, even balding ones like astronaut John Glenn, went topless. But I am the son of a hat designer. And my father, Allen S. Krulwich, had a different explanation. The president who de-hatted America, he thought,...
  • Man in (pajama bottoms &) Elmer Fudd hat "borrows" officer's car

    12/16/2011 6:53:35 AM PST · by Libloather · 28 replies
    ABC Montana ^ | 12/13/11
    Man in Elmer Fudd hat "borrows" officer's carStory Updated: Dec 13, 2011 at 11:00 AM MST MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Missoula police officer who stopped at a downtown bar to interview a witness to a fight came back outside to find he was without transportation. Sgt. Bob Bouchee says witnesses reported a man wearing pajama bottoms and an Elmer Fudd-type hat with fur drove off in the car late Friday. The Dodge Charger was found, undamaged, near the Elks Lodge about four blocks away.
  • Princess Beatrice's Wacky Hat Sells for $130,000 on EBay

    05/25/2011 11:47:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    iVillage ^ | 05/25/2011 | Hillary Shenfeld
    Remember the laughs -- and gasps -- that greeted Princess Beatrice when she showed up for the royal wedding wearing that, well, unusual hat? Well now the young royal is getting the last laugh. Beatrice, 22, put the blush-colored "fascinator" up for auction on eBay, and it's now been snapped up by an anonymous bidder -- for $130,000! According to People, the princess is donating the cash to two charities: UNICEF and Children in Crisis, the later of which was started by Beatrice's mother Sarah Ferguson (a.k.a. "Fergie," the Duchess of York) to provide education to children in some of...
  • Princess Beatrice's wedding hat to be auctioned

    05/12/2011 11:28:34 AM PDT · by frithguild · 29 replies
    Newsvine ^ | 5/12/2011 | Caroline Morrow
    LONDON — The eye-popping hat worn by Princess Beatrice at Britain's royal wedding is to be auctioned to raise money for charity, Buckingham Palace said Thursday. The famous creation — which some said looked like antlers— will be sold on eBay with the proceeds to go to the charities UNICEF and Children in Crisis. The hat was the handiwork of Britain's leading milliner, Philip Treacy, who designed many of the ladies' hats worn at the April 29 nuptials of Prince William and Kate Middleton, now known as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The unusual design of the beige hat...