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  • Star Wars Fans Storm Theater Lobby Over Lack Of Sound During ‘Last Jedi’

    12/15/2017 8:50:52 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 60 replies
    cbs2la ^ | 12/15/2017
    Star Wars fans at a Burbank theater went to the Dark Side when a screening of “The Last Jedi” played without sound for 20 minutes. Moviegoers were ready to stage a new rebellion when an AMC Theater in Burbank either could not or would not restart the 10 p.m. showing of the film. ... Burbank police were called to the theater at about 10:21 p.m. to disperse “an unruly crowd.”
  • R.I.P. The Sound 100.3 Replaced by a Christian Music Station

    11/18/2017 4:43:06 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 35 replies
    LA Weekly ^ | Nov 16, 2017 | Andy Hermann
    At 1 p.m. today, Thursday, Nov. 16, classic rock station KSWD "The Sound" 100.3 FM went off the air with side two of The Beatles' Abbey Road. The move came as a result of a deal The Sound's parent company, Entercom, struck with the FCC to divest three of its stations in exchange for regulatory approval of its $1.7 billion merger with CBS Radio, which also owns several stations in the L.A. market, including KROQ. The 100.3 FM frequency was sold to Educational Media Foundation for an undisclosed amount. EMF, based in Rocklin, owns 770 FM stations and translators and...
  • Elections

    11/18/2017 12:06:54 PM PST · by napscoordinator · 15 replies
    Napscoordinator's thoughts. ^ | 18 November 2017 | NAPSCOORDINATOR
    Elections are in Louisiana today
  • Poll: High Rates Of U.S. College Students Support Violence, Shouting To Stop Free Speech

    09/22/2017 8:41:10 AM PDT · by Mafe · 31 replies
    The Federalist ^ | September 22, 2017 | Joy Pullmann
    It’s not just crazy places like the University of California at Berkeley where surprisingly large numbers of U.S. college students believe that violence and shouting are acceptable methods to prevent people from saying things. Fifty-one percent of all U.S. college students believe shouting is an acceptable response to free speech, and one in five (19 percent) believe violence is an acceptable response, according to results from a national survey of 1,500 students in 49 states and DC. Fifty-three percent of survey respondents said colleges should “create a positive learning environment for all students by prohibiting certain speech or expression of...
  • Americans paying more in taxes than for food, clothing

    08/31/2017 8:48:22 PM PDT · by gubamyster · 32 replies
    Fox news ^ | 08/31/2017 | Brooke Singman
    Americans spent more money on taxes than they did on food and clothing last year, according to data released earlier this week. In an assessment of “Consumer Expenditures” for 2016, the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed the average bill for federal, state and local taxes was $10,489. By comparison, Americans spent $9,006 on food and clothes, with most of that going toward food. CNSNews.com first pointed out the findings. While it may not come as a surprise that American households are shelling out to Uncle Sam, the data showed that bill has risen sharply in recent years -- the average...
  • Tactics For Victory

    07/07/2017 11:33:19 AM PDT · by Ohioan · 22 replies
    Truth Based Logic ^ | July 1, 2017 | William Flax
    The functional quest of any political movement--whether or not ideologically driven--is to maximize appeal while minimizing negative reactions. By the nature of Conservatism, the natural inclination to preserve cultural, spiritual & material achievements, our adherents should have a great advantage over those who seek to disrupt heritage--against those who war on tradition & reality. Yet, all too often, we let emotion undermine advantage. This is an effort to avoid doing so.
  • Canvassers charged in fake, fraudulent voter registrations

    06/09/2017 10:12:57 AM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 19 replies
    AP ^ | June 9, 2017 | By RICK CALLAHAN
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Twelve employees of a Democrat-linked group focused on mobilizing black voters in Indiana are accused of submitting fake or fraudulent voter registration applications ahead of last year's general election in order to meet quotas, according to charging documents filed Friday. Marion County prosecutors allege that 11 temporary workers employed by the Indiana Voter Registration Project created and submitted an unknown number of falsified applications. According to a probable cause affidavit, a supervisor for those canvassers, Holiday Burke, was also charged, as was the group. The Indiana Voter Registration Project's effort to register primarily black voters was overseen...
  • JUST IN: EMS says body found in West Campus apartment Monday night

    05/02/2017 9:03:54 AM PDT · by Snickering Hound · 16 replies
    Austin American Statesman ^ | 5-2-2017 | Nolan Hicks
    Austin police found the body of a man believed to be in his 20s inside of a West Campus apartment Monday evening, Austin-Travis County EMS officials confirmed Tuesday morning. Paramedics were called to 2700 block of Nueces Street around 8:15 p.m. and declared the man dead around 8:30 p.m., EMS Capt. Rick Rutledge said. The man appeared to be too far gone to be resuscitate, Rutledge said. Rutledge had no further details on the case. Austin police also did not provide additional details or say whether this was an isolated incident.
  • NYPD Turns Against the FBI: Seized Laptop Shows Hillary Clinton Covered Up

    03/22/2017 2:34:28 PM PDT · by HarleyLady27 · 79 replies
    True Pundit ^ | March 22, 2017 | Investigative Bureau
    New York Police Department detectives and sources working an underage child pornography case against Anthony Weiner confirm the laptop seized from the former congressman contains proof that Hillary Clinton knew he was engaging in a long sexual relationship with a minor but did not intervene to alert any state or federal authorities to protect the 15 year old. Not blowing the whistle on the serial sexter allowed Weiner to keep sexting the youth via cell phone and internet chats for approximately another four more months, NYPD sources said. While Clinton was busy campaigning to be the first female US president...
  • Freep a local news station

    10/22/2016 7:22:15 PM PDT · by \/\/ayne · 11 replies
    Vanity ^ | 10/22/2016 | \/\/ayne
    Local news stations get their national news from "the home office" and are not allowed to deviate much. Often they are just useful idiots and not dedicated liberals when it comes to national matters. However, election fraud is usually a local issue. We've seen cases like in Colorado where where local news investigated and reported local election fraud. Let's all send at least one or two emails or put comments asking about election fraud stories on local news station sites. You could say "I hear a local news station is going to run an election fraud investigation. Is it you?...
  • Obama Pushes More Federal Oversight of Cops After Dallas Attack on Cops

    07/09/2016 1:45:49 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 113 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 9, 2016 | Neil Munro
    President Barack Obama is harnessing the increasing attacks on police in Dallas — and the periodic shootings of people by stressed cops — to push his agenda to federalize state and local police forces. “I want to start moving on constructive actions that are actually going to make a difference,” he said during his evening press conference in Poland when he was asked about the Dallas attack.
  • Dems block Senate defense bill, fear domestic spending cuts

    07/07/2016 11:10:34 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 8, 2016 12:41 AM EDT | Alan Fram
    Senate Democrats sidetracked a $575 billion defense bill for next year late Thursday and threatened to shut down Congress’ work on spending legislation, accusing Republicans of shortchanging domestic programs. The move prompted the leaders of each party to testily accuse the other side of dysfunction. Both parties support the defense measure itself. But Democrats fear that if it is completed and sent to President Barack Obama, they would lose leverage with the GOP for future spending measures financing health, public works, law enforcement and other domestic programs. The Senate voted 50-44 to head off a Democratic filibuster of the bill...
  • Time Enough for Collapse

    06/03/2016 12:48:34 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/03/16 | Douglas V. Gibbs
    Whether we've got the time, or not, we have to educate, and we have to implement the battle tactics of a republic - not that of a democracy. Otherwise, the period through which we reside in bondage may be fiercer, and longer in time “Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters.”—Benjamin Franklin “A well-instructed people alone can be permanently a free people.”—James Madison At a meeting of patriots I attended, where the attendees were the kind of people who desire to either reclaim the republic, or survive...
  • Small-town watchdogs search for misconduct, misspending

    06/02/2016 11:03:43 AM PDT · by Pollard · 9 replies
    They are the muckrakers of the farm fields, bloodhounds for small-town waste and corruption, self-appointed guardians of taxpayer money who comb through the books of municipal governments all across Illinois in search of misconduct and misspending. Kirk Allen and John Kraft call themselves the Edgar County Watchdogs. Others call them busybodies with too much time on their hands.
  • Report: Obama administration installs ‘new regulation every two hours and 24 minutes’

    06/01/2016 11:53:20 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 11 replies
    Economic Collapse News ^ | 31 May 2016 | Andrew Moran
    The United States federal government loves a few things: war, taxes and regulations. For the last few decades, Washington, whether it’s controlled by Republicans or Democrats, has expanded the tax code and the book of regulations. But it has really amplified under the current regime. According to a new report from the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), the federal government has implemented more than 2,000 regulations in the last week. These regulations cover nearly every single issue, from energy standards to nutrition labeling, from avocadoe imports to cable TV disclosure requirements. It’s part of an effort by the Obama administration to...
  • Ex-McDonald’s CEO says raising the minimum wage will help robots take jobs

    05/25/2016 7:17:46 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 44 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | May 25, 2016 | Matt McFarland
    A former McDonald’s chief executive has warned that raising the minimum wage will spur unemployment as companies will instead employ robots that work for less. “I guarantee you if a $15 minimum wage goes across the country you’re going to see a job loss like you can’t believe,” said Edward Rensi in an appearance on Fox Business Network Tuesday. “It’s cheaper to buy a $35,000 robotic arm than it is to hire an employee who’s inefficient making $15 an hour bagging French fries.” The minimum wage has been a hot topic this spring, with some states and employers deciding to...
  • Fremont Burglary Suspect Who Entered Fumigated Home Dies

    05/23/2016 7:19:37 AM PDT · by real saxophonist · 51 replies
    Fremont Burglary Suspect Who Entered Fumigated Home Dies FREMONT (CBS SF) — A burglar who was caught on video breaking into and stealing from a home being fumigated with a hazardous chemical collapsed and later died after leaving the property, police said. The apartment building located in the 39800 block of Fremont Boulevard was being fumigated for bed bugs and was covered with a tent. The residents shared the surveillance footage from the camera they purchased just days earlier out of fear one of the fumigation workers might steal from them. What they wound up seeing was even more shocking.
  • CalPERS, NYC pensions urge Exxon investors to back climate measure

    05/11/2016 2:18:40 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 9 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 11, 2016 | By Terry Wade
    Pension fund chiefs from California and New York City urged Exxon Mobil shareholders on Wednesday to back a measure that would force the company to finely detail how its business will be impacted as governments move to tackle climate change. CalPERS investment director Anne Simpson and NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer also said in a letter they would engage other shareholders as they push the world's largest publicly-traded oil company to say more about how its revenues, reserves and operations could be hurt by the Paris Agreement that governments signed in December to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius. Their...
  • It Takes 300 Hours to Become a Shampooer in Tennessee

    05/06/2016 10:29:39 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 28 replies
    daily signal ^ | 2 May 2016 | Melissa Quinn
    Natural hair braiders like Nutall had excelled in their craft for years, learning braiding from their mothers and grandmothers. But now, the state was telling them they had to log more than 1,500 hours of education through an eight-week course with costs topping $12,000,
  • Leaked TTIP Deal to Merge U.S. and EU Triggers Outrage

    05/06/2016 9:12:27 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 27 replies
    The New American ^ | 5/4/2016 | Alex Newman
    Outrage is growing on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean following a massive new leak of the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a globalist “trade” agreement negotiated between the Obama administration and the European Union. The leaked documents are being used, properly in some cases, to portray the treaty as a giant handout to Big Business cronies. Just as importantly, the almost 250 pages of text also confirm once again that the controversial new “trade” regime aims to merge the regulatory regimes of the United States and the EU under unaccountable transnational institutions. In short, the threats to...