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  • Big Game Hunter Killed When Shot Elephant Collapses on Top of Him

    05/22/2017 12:17:25 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 160 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 22, 2017 | Ruth Brown
    SNIP A professional hunter was killed when an elephant that had just been shot fell on top of him, according to reports. South African big-game bagger Theunis Botha, 51, was leading a hunt in Zimbabwe on Friday when his group accidentally walked into the path of a herd of breeding elephants near Hwange National Park and three of the elephant cows charged at them, the Telegraph reports. Botha fired at the rampaging pack but was caught by surprise when a fourth cow came in from the side and picked him up with her trunk. SNIP
  • John Podesta Related to Officer at Nat'l Center For Missing & Exploited Children..?

    02/27/2017 3:07:15 PM PST · by gaijin · 160 replies
    The HoneyBee ^ | February 26th, 2017 | me
    Brian Podesta is a Washington DC area US Navy reservist and Senior Analyst at the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Mr. Podesta's TS/SCI clearance is sponsored by John Podesta, former campaign chief of recent Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and new addition to the Washington Post. For discussing the Brian/John Podesta connection, Twitter today suspended the account of 9217/whitedeer23. Alternate accounts digitally associated with that handle were also suspended without explanation by Twitter. These moves follow the recent removal of all videos of popular YouTuber David Seaman, fired in late August from the Huffington Post for reporting on health...
  • Vanity: There's no such thing as an "illegal" person

    01/17/2017 12:01:53 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 44 replies
    Yesterday: There's no such thing as an "illegal" person! Today: Trump is an "illegitimate" president! Ain't Irony ironic.
  • “Most Of The Words That Come Out Of My Mouth Are Invalid,” Pope Francis Suggests

    06/17/2016 4:49:23 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 66 replies
    Eye of the Tiber ^ | June 17, 2016 | Admin
    Pope Francis said Thursday that the majority of the words that come “spilling” out of his mouth are invalid because most of the time he doesn’t understand that what he says is permanent. “We live in a culture of the provisional,” the Pontiff said, responding to a question about the “crisis of his pontificate.” Francis said he often doesn’t comprehend the importance of what he’s saying when speaking off-the-cuff, which he said is “indissoluble.” “Sadly in today’s pontificate, I don’t understand that what I say will have ramifications for not only my pontificate, but of the many pontificates to come,”...
  • Donald Trump: Mean Spirited GOP Won't Win Elections

    12/26/2015 3:11:05 PM PST · by conservativejoy · 123 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 11/26/2012 | Ron Kessler
    Ronald Kessler reporting from Washington, D.C. , The Republican Party will continue to lose presidential elections if it comes across as mean-spirited and unwelcoming toward people of color, Donald Trump tells Newsmax. Whether intended or not, comments and policies of Mitt Romney and other Republican candidates during this election were seen by Hispanics and Asians as hostile to them, Trump says. "Republicans didn't have anything going for them with respect to Latinos and with respect to Asians," the billionaire developer says. "The Democrats didn't have a policy for dealing with illegal immigrants, but what they did have going for them...
  • Gunman shot at Walmart in Pennsylvania

    12/12/2015 9:37:18 PM PST · by 1_Of_We · 47 replies
    http://www.wptz.com ^ | 1:23 AM EST Dec 13, 2015 | Joe Sutton
    <p>Possibly a concealed carry person took care of business. Hopefully was warranted.</p>
  • Israeli breakthrough cancer drug helped cure Jimmy Carter’s cancer

    12/09/2015 12:24:37 PM PST · by dennisw · 31 replies
    timesofisrael. ^ | December 8, 2015 | Raoul Wootliff
    Researched and tested at Tel Hashomer Sheba Medical Center, Keytruda fights tumors using the body’s natural immune system An Israeli-tested drug that tackles cancer through sophisticated manipulations of the body’s natural immune system was key in helping rid former US president Jimmy Carter of life-threatening tumors that developed after he was diagnosed with melanoma earlier this year. Researched in Israel by Professor Jacob Schachter of the Ella Institute for melanoma treatment and research at the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer, Keytruda is part of a promising new class of drugs called immunotherapies, which harness the body’s immune system to...
  • Law enforcement flock to Waco for gang conference

    06/19/2015 10:00:17 AM PDT · by don-o · 158 replies
    KXXV-TV ^ | June 19, 2015 | Grant Hermes
    MCLENNAN COUNTY - Law enforcement officials from across the country met at McLennan Community College for four days for a private conference about policing the growth of motorcycle gangs. The conference, put on by the Midwest Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Investigators Association out of St. Louis, MO, was scheduled before the Twin Peaks shooting May 17 after investigators saw rising tensions between motorcycle gangs on the rise in Central Texas. "We do a considerable amount of talking about these confederations and coalitions... and try to make them understand a little bit the motives behind these is other than what they advertise,"...
  • NBC’s Richard Engel: Obama Statement Ironic Because Abdullah ‘Could Not Stand’ Him

    01/23/2015 1:43:26 PM PST · by Nachum · 53 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 1/23/15 | Andrew Desiderio
    NBC’s chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel said on Friday that President Barack Obama‘s statement on the passing of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud was ironic and just an attempt at being polite because in reality, the late king “could not stand” President Obama. According to Engel, Saudi Arabia was against the “democratization” that the U.S. encouraged with its support for the Arab Spring and its opposition to former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. “One of the big ironies here is that President Obama, in his statement, said how close he was to King Abdullah — King Abdullah did
  • I am done, whatever (VANITY)

    03/02/2014 3:13:23 PM PST · by aft_lizard · 441 replies
    I am done. This site has broken me. I am as staunch a conservative as you will find. After returning from Iraq, injured and upset, I turned here and found a welcoming community that shared my thoughts. I am a proud Gadsden Flag waiving man of the Tea Party movement. But because I don't think Sarah Palin is as historically important as other GOP women in the past, I am now considered an idiot, a RINO, ass-kisser and whatever negative connotation you can throw my way. This site has changed so much since that dictator want to be became President...
  • Video: Student stopped from distributing Constitutions on Constitution Day

    09/20/2013 9:48:45 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/20/2013 | Ed Morrissey
    When I first heard about this video, I thought perhaps this took place at a high school, where free-speech restrictions sometimes can apply. Not so, though, and FIRE’s involvement makes that clear anyway. A student at Modesto Junior College in California decided to celebrate Constitution Day by handing out copies of a dangerously radical document, which was, er … the Constitution of the United States of America. You know, the one that includes the pesky prohibition against infringing on free speech.Readers can guess where this goes from there: This gets even more Orwellian than one might assume. After telling the...
  • The hipster renewalism of Hall & Oates

    08/12/2013 11:08:14 AM PDT · by grundle · 44 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | August 9, 2013 | Vera H-C Cha
    Hall & Oates has never won a Grammy but the No. 1 selling duo of all time has won something else: hipster respect. Putting aside those shoulder pads for a moment, Daryl Hall and John Oates looked like hand-picked opposites: The lanky blond Hall called himself the "more flamboyant" one, while the shorter dark-haired Oates — with his distinctive 'stache — embraced his role as "worker bee." But their union came from no design, except by the music gods: The Temple University students met in an elevator, both trying to duck a gunfight that had broken out at the Adelphi...
  • Man Rescues Bald Eagle, Could Face Jail Time

    06/19/2013 7:34:22 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 38 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | June 19, 2013 | Washington Free Beacon Staff
    Man Rescues Bald Eagle, Could Face Jail Time An Indiana man was charged this week with the unlawful possession of a bald eagle, which the man says he cared for and rescued from the mud pit in which it was trapped. The former Department of Natural Resources employee, Jeffrey Henry, could face up to 60 days of jail time and a $500 fine as part of the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act, Yahoo reports: As reported by WISH News 8, Henry had the bird in his home for 11 hours after several weeks of caring for the sick animal...
  • Islamic Kangaroo Court ... Man Attempts to Behead Judge in Court

    06/19/2013 7:06:58 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 9 replies
    Saturday Tribune ^ | Saturday, 24 November 2012 | Muhammad Sabiu, Gusau
    • Man attempts to behead judge in court • To appear in court on Monday THERE was pandemonium on the premises of the City Higher Sharia Court, Kanwurin Sarki, Gusau in Zamfara State, as a 27-year-old man, Safiyanu Musa, stormed the court with a cutlass and attempted to behead the judge, Alhaji Hadi Sani Gusau. Eyewitnesses told the Saturday Tribune that Musa broke into the court session about 11.30 a.m. a few days ago charging at the judge and announcing his intention to kill him. The judge was said to have, in an earlier judgment a year ago, sentenced Musa...
  • Do you find it ironic that a black person (Melissa Harris-Perry) said this on a MSNBC promo?

    04/08/2013 1:27:55 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 30 replies
    4/8/2013 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry: "We have never invested as much in public education as we should have, because we've always have kind of a private notion of children. Your kid is yours and totally your responsibility. We haven't had a very collective notion of 'these are our children.' So part of it is we have to break through our kind of private idea that kids belong to their parents, or kids belong to their families and recognize that kids BELONG to whole communities. Once it's everybody's responsibility, and not just the household's, then we start making better investments." BELONG? BELONG???? BELONG...
  • Red Cross sets up blood drive outside abortion clinic

    08/08/2012 4:16:28 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    LSN ^ | 8.8.2012 | Jean McCarthy
    COLUMBUS, Ohio, August 8, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Local pro-lifers are seeing red after they discovered a Red Cross blood drive was held outside an Ohio abortion clinic on Tuesday. Ruth Yorston, Director of Columbus Right to Life, was taken aback when the American Red Cross rolled onto the grounds of the facility and began its one-day blood drive. She said that when a Red Cross worker was told that abortions were performed at Complete Healthcare for Women, where the blood drive was set up on August 7, the worker was shocked. “I had no idea,” he responded. Yorston believes that...
  • (Marxist Che Guevara Cafe to Close Due to Lack of $$$) Students Fight to Keep UCSD Landmark Open

    09/21/2011 9:01:22 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 26 replies
    Fox 5 San Diego ^ | September 21, 2011 | Kristina Lee
    Students Fight to Keep UCSD Landmark Open SAN DIEGO -- A group of UCSD students is fighting to keep an eccentric landmark open. "It's that one last place at UCSD that sort of exudes that college atmosphere," said Alex Peterson, UCSD student. "It sort of represents the revolutionary, liberal, young college student." The Che Cafe opened in 1980 as a co-operative run by students and volunteers. It was named after Ernesto "Che" Guevara, an Argentinian doctor who was a major figure of the Cuban revolution. It's one of the oldest structures on campus. Built in 1960, the building was turned...
  • Personal Study: Gun manufacturer locations vs. Gun control legislation (2010 Stats)

    07/03/2011 11:01:28 AM PDT · by arderkrag · 8 replies · 1+ views
    Gunmap.org/Wikipedia ^ | 07/03/2011 | Ard/Misc.
    Gun manufacturer locations vs. Gun control legislation (2010 Stats) Ratings: 1. Constitutional carry 2. Shall Issue 3. May Issue 4. Right Denied Except for PoliticiansU - Unrestricted (No Permit) handgun open carry W - handgun open carry With permit C - handgun open Carry in car as long as other requirements are met T - Tax on right to keep and bear Manufacturer State State Rating A-SQUARE COMPANY, LLC South Dakota 2UC Accu-Tek/Excel industries California 3U Airforce Airguns Texas 2C Alexander Arms Virginia 2UC American Spirit Arms Arizona 1UC ARES Incorporated Ohio 2U ArmaLite Illinois 4T Barrett Firearms Manufacturing Tennessee...
  • Prophetic Prog Rock? King Crimson - The Great Deceiver

    02/23/2011 7:48:05 PM PST · by Gasshog · 16 replies
    Me ^ | 2/23/2011 | Me
    From the 1974 album: "Starless and Bible Black" this song written over 35 years ago draws some interesting parallels to Obama. When you think about Obama's history and some of the things that define his personality, the words hit spot on in a quite unnerving fashion. Thats all I'm gonna say. Except. WHOOOooo Scary.
  • Obama’s Ironic Trip to Pennsylvania

    02/03/2011 3:42:47 PM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies
    hot air ^ | 2/3/11 | Jazz Shaw
    Following a brief delay for snowmageddon, President Obama visited the Keystone State today to continue his laser-like focus on jobs and the economy. The subject of his planned remarks? Making buildings more efficient through “green energy initiatives” funded by… you guessed it. You. Obama will announce a plan to improve energy efficiency in U.S. commercial buildings by offering businesses incentives to help pay for clean energy upgrades of offices, stores and other buildings. Obama’s push for the United States to build a green economy is part of a global race to dominate what is seen as a potentially huge industry...