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  • Trump order could open California coast, Arctic to new oil and gas drilling

    04/27/2017 8:43:05 PM PDT · by Innovative · 37 replies
    LATimes ^ | Apr. 27, 2017 | William Yardley and Chris Megerian
    President Trump on Friday is expected to sign an executive order that could open large parts of the Pacific, Arctic and Atlantic oceans to new oil and gas drilling, a prospect that elicited a fierce backlash in California and elsewhere even before details of the order were clear. The move, which is certain to face legal and political challenges, could undo a plan finalized late in President Obama’s second term that sought to limit fossil fuel development and fight climate change by not including new drilling leases off the coast of California or Alaska during the current five-year federal offshore...
  • Jumping on the Earth vs. Jumping on the Moon

    01/07/2017 8:59:33 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 42 replies
  • Arizona Obamacare Plan To Jump By 116 Percent When Premiums Go Up Next Year

    10/26/2016 5:31:01 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 27 replies
    CBS ^ | 10/25/16
    Arizona will be hit the hardest whenObamacare premiums go up next year. The Department of Health and Human Services revealed Monday that premiums for a midlevel benchmark plan will increase an average of 25 percent across the 39 states served by the federally run online market, and that about 1 in 5 consumers will have plans only from a single insurer to pick from, after major national carriers such as UnitedHealth Group, Humana and Aetna scaled back their roles. However, in Arizona, unsubsidized premiums for a hypothetical 27-year-old buying a benchmark “second-lowest cost silver plan” will jump by 116 percent,...
  • What If Everyone JUMPED At Once?

    10/29/2015 1:43:27 PM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 40 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug 18, 2012 | Vsauce
    What If Everyone JUMPED At Once? Geek & Sundry
  • Bridge-jumping, Car-stealing Woman Was ‘Hella Drunk,’ Say Court Docs

    09/11/2015 4:41:44 PM PDT · by nascarnation · 33 replies
    The Truth About Cars ^ | 09/11/2015 | Aaron Cole
    An alleged prostitute who jumped off the Bay Bridge to avoid arrest in August was “hella drunk” from splitting a fifth of Hennessy, according arrest affidavits reported by the Contra Costa Times. According to the report, 25-year-old Erlynn Kay Sanchez-Edwards was arrested in Oakland after police searched for the woman for nearly a month after they say she crashed a car she had stolen, then jumped off the Bay Bridge to icy water nearly 70 feet below, swam and hitched a ride with a truck driver. Sanchez-Edwards was charged with three misdemeanor counts of hit-and-run driving, evading a police officer...
  • The Battle for The Middle East's Future

    03/27/2015 8:52:49 PM PDT · by thesligoduffyflynns · 21 replies
    The Independent /UK | today | self
  • Rep. Peter King Threatens to Jump Off a Bridge if Cruz Gets GOP Nomination

    03/23/2015 4:15:33 PM PDT · by don-o · 148 replies
    Mediaite ^ | March 18, 201, 5 | Matt Wilstein
    Rep. Peter King (R-NY) appeared on CNN’s The Situation Room Monday afternoon and when Wolf Blitzer asked him to explain his statement that compared Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) to a “carnival barker,” the Republican congressman opted not to walk back his comments but instead take about a dozen steps forward. “We need intelligent debate in the country. Ted Cruz may be an intelligent person, but he doesn’t carry out an intelligent debate,” King said. “He oversimplifies, he exaggerates and he basically led the Republican Party over the cliff in the fall of 2013. He has shown no qualifications, no legislation...
  • Pea Ridge Mule Jump

    11/08/2014 12:58:08 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 21 replies
    youtube ^ | NOV 6, 2011 | GeetarAdam
    This video was taken at the 2011 Pea Ridge Mule Jump. If you don't like it, you can....hehe....kiss their

    10/14/2012 9:06:00 AM PDT · by redreno · 144 replies
    redbull ^ | 10/14/212 | unknown
    Watching a guy jump. Should break the sound barrier.
  • Watch live: Felix Baumgartner’s jump from space in skydiving record attempt

    Watch live: Felix Baumgartner's jump from space in skydiving record attempt.
  • Natasha Korecki: Jesse Jackson Jr. offered to arrange Blagojevich a pardon from Obama

    09/13/2012 12:57:40 AM PDT · by ExxonPatrolUs · 9 replies
    Chicago Suntimes ^ | September 10, 2012
    Only in Chicago: How the Rod Blagojevich Scandal Engulfed Illinois; Embroiled Barack Obama, Rahm Emanuel, and Jesse Jackson, Jr.; and Enthralled the Nation. Natasha Korecki's book raises the question of whether Jesse Jackson Jr., the congressman son of the famed civil rights leader, plotted to arrange a pardon for Blagojevich from President Barack Obama. It was the fall of 2008 and the highest law enforcement agent in the country headed to the Windy City. Sensitive wiretaps were up and FBI agents were covertly recording what could turn out to be a spectacular public corruption case. Chicago agents were working lengthy...
  • Skydiver Felix Baumgartner Completes 18-Mile Jump

    07/25/2012 2:53:48 PM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies
    abc ^ | 7/25/12 | GINA SUNSERI and KEVIN DOLAK
    Daredevil Felix Baumgartner this morning landed from his 18-mile dive back to Earth from the edge of space, in a plummet that reached a speed of more than 500 mph. Mission Control gave the go ahead this morning for the launch, saying "God Speed Felix" from Roswell, N.M., where the mission is being hosted. Baumgartner, an Austrian national, was lifted in a capsule carried afloat by a huge helium balloon. Click Here for Pictures: Felix Baumgartner's Dive The balloon took 90 minutes to get to 90,000 feet. The crane holding the capsule went up as fast as it could to...
  • Jillian Winoker Talked Husband David Winoker into Fatal Skydiving Accident

    06/18/2012 11:51:59 AM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 25 replies
    OPPOSING VIEWS ^ | June 18, 2012 | D Allen
    Manhattan real estate investor David Winoker died with sky diving instructor Alexander Chulsky on Friday during a failed tandem parachute jump in Ulster County, New York, when their parachute did not open.
  • Sticker shock! New car prices jump nearly 7% to record

    04/11/2012 4:37:06 PM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    msnbc ^ | 4/11/12 | Paul A. Eisenstein
    Detroit - Remember “sticker shock”? After several years of heavily discounting their products in a desperate bid to keep assembly lines rolling, automakers are finding themselves back in the driver’s seat again – pushing prices to record levels. And it’s “not a blip,” warns one senior analyst, who expects the trend to continue for several years. The good news for shoppers is that trade-ins are also yielding better prices – and while that new car, truck or crossover may command more money than ever before it’s also likely to include significantly more features and markedly better fuel economy than
  • DUmmie FUnnies 10-09-11 (DUmmies warming up the guillotines!)

    10/09/2011 5:48:15 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 94 replies
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | October 9, 2011 | DUmmies and Charles Henrickson
    "JUMP! YOU FINANCIERS!" the sign says. Well, not exactly. Actually, it's a different "F" word on there, one that I had to X out. Some DUmmie posted that photo to demonstrate how he felt toward the Wall Street banksters. And that sentiment is shared by many in DUmmieland, wishing eight-story jumps and guillotine shaves on those who have more money, the so-called "1%." The DUmmies' violent fantasies come out in this THREAD, "Chicago Traders Respond to Protesters With Sign Reading 'We Are The 1%' - pic," So let us watch as the DUmmies hope that a bankster will jump...
  • Study finds jump in immigration prosecutions (All Hail Obama! Pete Yost 'AgitProp' Alert!!)

    02/01/2011 4:44:17 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 2/1/11 | Pete Yost - ap
    WASHINGTON – New government data shows the Obama administration has sharply increased immigration prosecutions and has stepped up cases against white-collar crimes, drug violations, organized crime and official corruption. An analysis compiled by a private group using government data also found that there has been a decline in the Justice Department's felony prosecutions aside from immigration cases, particularly outside the Southwest. The study was released Tuesday by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, a private, nonpartisan group based at Syracuse University that compiled the data from the first two years of the Obama administration and the last two years of the...
  • Loophole allows superintendentsto jump state lines tocollect pensions alongwith six-figure

    01/29/2011 8:25:15 PM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 1/29/11 | Diane Rado & Duaa Eldeib
    Hank Bangser collects a $261,681 state pension after retiring as superintendent of New Trier Township High School District. Now, he's a full-time superintendent in Southern California, earning $170,000 at a job he'd be barred from in Illinois if he wanted to keep getting retirement checks.His annual pension-salary combo: $431,681.In tony Scottsdale, Ariz., retired Wheaton Superintendent Gary Catalani is back in administration too, earning $195,000 as school superintendent on top of his $237,195 Illinois pension. His total: $432,195.A Tribune investigation has found that crossing state lines
  • Darwin Award Nominee vs Frozen Lake (Very Funny Video)

    01/27/2011 7:13:23 PM PST · by OneVike · 37 replies
    Every one who knows me, or has read my articles knows that I disagree with Darwin's theory of evolution. However, this post is not about the debate between evolution and creation. This post is about those individuals around the world who yield to the idea that natural selection could possibly be a fact by attempting to or actually succeeding in removing themselves from the human gene pool. Thus by their actions, they seem to ensure that the next generation will be less susceptible to being the last generation to live on what Carl Sagan called the "Pale Blue Dot",...
  • IRS audits jump by 11 percent; wealthiest targeted

    12/15/2010 3:46:35 PM PST · by Nachum · 31 replies · 1+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 12/15/10 | Staff
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Internal Revenue Service is making it a bit riskier to cheat on your taxes. The tax agency increased the number of returns it audited by nearly 11 percent this year, statistics released Wednesday show. Wealthy taxpayers and big businesses were most likely to be targeted. The IRS also stepped up audits of charities and other tax-exempt organizations.
  • Man survives plunge after landing on sports car (Jumped from 39th Floor)

    08/31/2010 6:06:41 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 43 replies
    A man landed on the roof of a sports car after allegedly leaping from the 39th floor of an Upper West Side apartment building this morning in an apparent suicide attempt, police sources and witnesses said. The 23-year-old victim miraculously survived his 10:44 a.m. plunge from the 40-story tall West End Towers on West End Ave. and was rushed to St. Luke's Hospital in serious condition, police said. He suffered two broken legs and a bruised lung and was set to undergo emergency surgery, sources said. "He looked like a pretzel," said Anthony Monteforte, a contractor who was working nearby...