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  • This Teen Built A Prosthetic Arm Using Lego

    03/19/2018 7:41:18 PM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 15 replies
    GeekTyrant ^ | March 16, 2018 | Mick Joest
    If you're looking for some motivation today to get you through a task you're struggling with, take some time to learn about David Aguilar. David, who was born with an under-developed arm, successfully created himself a prosthetic arm made entirely out of Lego. Not only that, it only took him five days to complete the first model. Since then David has perfected his design and created another arm with a motor that gives him more functionality than ever.
  • Drug dealers could get death penalty under new Trump plan

    03/19/2018 12:03:12 PM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 48 replies ^ | 03/18/2018 | Marisa Schultz
    <p>President Trump plans to implement the death penalty for major drug traffickers as part of his opioid crackdown in the United States, the White House announced Sunday.</p> <p>“The Department of Justice will seek the death penalty against drug traffickers when it’s appropriate under current law,” said Andrew Bremberg, White House director of the Domestic Policy Council.</p>
  • Arizona: Two women get felony burglary charges for entering a mosque and taking brochures

    03/19/2018 11:52:18 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 21 replies ^ | 03/19/2018 | Robert Spencer
    Burglary is “entry into a building illegally with intent to commit a crime, especially theft.” Did these women enter the mosque illegally? There is no indication of that in this article — nothing about their picking a lock or going through the window or some such. By all appearances, they seem to have gone through an unlocked door. Is that burglary? And what did they take? Some brochures. Usually houses of worship have brochures set out that they want people to take. They’re free. Were these brochures that were being offered for sale? There is no indication of that in...
  • Mueller’s Investigation Flouts Justice Department Standards

    03/19/2018 11:51:32 AM PDT · by KC Burke · 15 replies
    National Review ^ | 3/17/2018 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    These columns have many times observed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s failure to set limits on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. To trigger the appointment of a special counsel, federal regulations require the Justice Department to identify the crimes that warrant investigation and prosecution — crimes that the Justice Department is too conflicted to investigate in the normal course; crimes that become the parameters of the special counsel’s jurisdiction. Rosenstein, instead, put the cart before the horse: Mueller was invited to conduct a fishing expedition, a boundless quest to hunt for undiscovered crimes, rather than an investigation and prosecution of...
  • Pakistan Judge Ruling On Law About Religious Freedom May Label Christians As ‘Enemies Of The State’

    03/19/2018 11:45:34 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 6 replies ^ | 03/19/2018 | Andrew Bieszad
    Islamabad High Court judge Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui, stated that in line with Article 5 of the Constitution every citizen must abide by the rules of the law and Constitution. On the other he said that the Constitution guarantees religious freedom to the minorities and that the Constitution grants all basic rights to the Non-Muslim Pakistanis while it is the duty of the state to protect their life, wealth, property, dignity and their assets. The ruling demanded declaring “true faith” mandatory failure to do so could make one guilty of “betraying the State” and “exploiting the Constitution”. All citizens must...

    03/19/2018 11:39:47 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 4 replies ^ | 03/19/2018 | Bill Donohue
    Like many comedians these days, stand-up comedian Hannibal Buress can’t get through a show without being vulgar. Arrested in December for disorderly intoxication, he is known for his offensive behavior. So it was hardly a surprise that he had his microphone cut while performing at Loyola University Chicago over the weekend: the action was taken when he started portraying all priests as child molesters. “Y’all f*** kids, right?” If this were all there was to this story, it would hardly be worth commenting on any further. But there is much more. Why did a Catholic university invite Buress in the...

    03/19/2018 11:31:53 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 7 replies
    Observed annually around the world, March 19th is National Let’s Laugh Day. We have all heard the saying, “Laughter is the best medicine.” This is the day to take your medicine. Some studies have shown that laughter may boost your immune system, relieve tension and help you relax. Who does not need any of those things in our busy and hectic world? Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can. ~ Elsa Maxwell We don’t laugh because we’re happy — we’re happy because we laugh. ~ William James As we all know, laughter can also be contagious. Even faking it...
  • FBI Employment Agreement (FD-291 (Rev. 9-15-2015))

    03/19/2018 8:59:29 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 9 replies
    FBI Government Repository ^ | 01/30/2014 | FBI Staff
    As consideration for my employment, or my continued employment, with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), United States Department of Justice, I hereby agree to be governed by and to comply with the following provisions: --SNIP-- 3. I will not reveal, by any means, any information or material from or related to FBI files or any other information acquired by virtue of my official employment to any unauthorized recipient ---SNIP--- 7. Violations of this employment agreement may constitute cause for revocation of my security clearance, subject me to criminal sanction, disciplinary action by the FBI, including dismissal, and subject me...
  • Q Anon: (3/18/18) Continued from Friday's thread. FRiendly Freeper Collaboration

    03/18/2018 10:04:49 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 752 replies ^ | 3/18/2018 | FReepers, vanity
    Anons, Tweeters, FReepers and others are still digging in the right place, and still willing to dig wherever Q points. This thread is a friendly collaborative place for FReepers to analyze information and share opinons. FReepers have a wide variety of reasons for investigating Q Anon content; this is not the appropriate place to criticize or badger those who choose to use some of their time in this manner. This thread is a continuation of the prior Q Anon thread located here: I plan to post one thread at a time and ping new drops posted to it....
  • "Hell Week" stories...

    03/18/2018 8:16:55 PM PDT · by wheresmyusa · 49 replies
    me again | 3/18/2018 | me
    I created this thread to compile hilarious and compelling "Hell Week" & other boot camp stories. Let em' rip.
  • Father of Collapsed Florida Bridge was Obama ‘Champion of Change’ in 2015

    03/18/2018 4:58:46 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 58 replies
    CFP ^ | 3/16/18 | Judi McLeod
    Celebrated leading visionary bridge engineer Atorod Azizinamini, whose ABC (Accelerated Bridge Construction) technology was used to build the bridge that collapsed yesterday on Florida International University’s campus, was named an Obama era Department of Transportation ‘Champion of Change’ in 2015. The event in which Azizinamini was awarded ‘Champion of Change’ status was webcast live at, no longer online. Much will be made in coming days that FIGG Bridge Group designed the bridge and that it was constructed by MCM Construction, in the aftermath of the bridge’s collapse. But it was Azizinamini bridge technology all the way: “This project is...
  • Prequel – Reminder of The ‘Big Picture’ in Summary…("Russiagate" 101)

    03/18/2018 3:33:18 PM PDT · by ak267 · 5 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 3-18-2018 | sundance
    There are so many threads of information surrounding the 2016 operation to conduct political surveillance on the Trump campaign by various officials and offices within corrupt structures of government it’s easy to get lost. However, if we take all the various bits of information and place them together a less confusing picture emerges.
  • Muslim cleric: “All the corruption suffered by humanity is planned by the Jews”

    03/18/2018 11:56:47 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 28 replies ^ | 03/18/2018 | Robert Spencer
    The Qur’an depicts the Jews as inveterately evil and bent on destroying the well-being of the Muslims. They are the strongest of all people in enmity toward the Muslims (5:82); they fabricate things and falsely ascribe them to Allah (2:79; 3:75, 3:181); they claim that Allah’s power is limited (5:64); they love to listen to lies (5:41); they disobey Allah and never observe his commands (5:13). They are disputing and quarreling (2:247); hiding the truth and misleading people (3:78); staging rebellion against the prophets and rejecting their guidance (2:55); being hypocritical (2:14, 2:44); giving preference to their own interests over...
  • "You Don't Have To Remember. Just Do As I Say." (Swamp Mafia)

    03/18/2018 11:38:58 AM PDT · by Hostage · 6 replies
    Godfather II ^ | Mar 18, 2018 | Various
    This video segment taken from Godfather II (screenplay written by Francis Ford Coppola and original Godfather novel author Mario Puzo) like so many segments of Puzo's work, cuts close to the truth, maybe a little too close. The Modus Operandi that criminal syndicates use is to frame a target with a crime and then control that target for the rest of their life unless they commit suicide which is not uncommon. At time 2:25 the aim is clear, "You don't have to remember. Just do as I say." The mobsters frame the target in a crime and then they offer...
  • Tyranny

    03/18/2018 8:17:35 AM PDT · by Scooter100 · 2 replies
    The changing definition of "Tyranny" over the past 77 years. Webster's Collegiate Dictionary - 5th Edition - (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1941) 1. The government or authority of a tyrant; the office, tenure, or system of administration, of an absolute ruler called a tyrant. 2. Hence, arbitrary or despotic exercise of power; despotism. 3. A tyrannical act. 4. Severity; rigor. Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary - 7th Edition - (Merriam-Webster, 1971) 1. (a) a government in which absolute power is vested in a single ruler; esp: one characteristic of an ancient Greek city-state (b) the office, authority, and administration...
  • How McConnell and Chao used political power to make their family rich

    03/18/2018 6:46:39 AM PDT · by notaliberal · 38 replies
    New York Post ^ | March 17, 2018 | Larry Getlen
    Peter Schweizer, who delved into the Clinton Foundation’s dealings in 2016’s “Clinton Cash,” has turned his sights to the money-making machinations of DC’s political elite. His new book, “Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends,” — due out Tuesday from Harper Collins — exposes how politicians engage in “corruption by proxy” by exploiting family and business ties to enrich themselves and their relatives. Here, The Post’s Larry Getlen details the book’s revelations on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, ex-Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and others: In 2004, current Senate...
  • In California's rural, conservative north, there are big dreams for cleaving the state

    03/17/2018 7:16:50 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 26 replies
    L A Times ^ | Mar 17, 2018 | 5:00 AM | | By Hailey Branson-Potts Anderson, Calif.
    The breakaway state of Jefferson is a decades-old idea, but it has been revived in earnest in recent years by residents who say they are fed up with their voices being drowned out in Sacramento, where outspoken urban Democrats hold a vise grip on the state Legislature. Supporters say overregulation has hobbled rural industries such as timber, mining and fishing and that the state’s high taxes and cost of living are driving young people away, quickening the decline of small towns. They chafe under California’s strict gun-control policies and are infuriated by its liberal immigration laws. They cite California’s new...
  • It Begins: Florida Resident’s Firearms, Ammunition Confiscated Under Gun Control Law

    03/16/2018 9:42:27 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 157 replies ^ | 03/16/18 | AWR HAWKINS
    The guns and ammunition of a 56-year-old Lighthouse Point, Florida, resident were confiscated by police in what is reportedly the first such seizure under gun control laws signed by Gov. Rick Scott (R) last week. The Orlando Sentinel reports that “four firearms and 267 rounds of ammunition” were taken from the man, and he was “taken to a hospital for involuntary psychiatric treatment.” The seized firearms were listed as “a Ruger LCP .380 pistol, an M2 Mauser .45 pistol, a Charter Arms .357 mag snub nose revolver and a Mossberg 500 12-gauge shotgun.” The paper notes that “the civil ruling...
  • The Final Ride of The Taggart Comet (from Atlas Shrugged)

    03/16/2018 8:32:55 PM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 35 replies
    Atlas Shrugged | 1957 | Ayn Rand
    The Comet uncoiled from the siding into a thin, straight line, and went on into the mountains, with the beam of the headlight like an extended arm pointing the way, and the lighted glass curve of the observation lounge ending it off. Some of the passengers aboard the Comet were awake. As the train started its coiling ascent; they saw the small cluster of Winston’s lights at the bottom of the darkness beyond their windows, then the same darkness, but with red and green lights by the hole of a tunnel on the upper edge of the windowpanes. The lights...
  • Q Anon: (3/16/18) Continued from Tuesday's thread. FRiendly Freeper Collaboration

    03/16/2018 7:38:19 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 2,046 replies ^ | 3/16/2018 | FReepers, vanity
    This is a shout out to all the Anons who have worked so hard for months on the Q boards to bake Q's drops for us. THANQ, Anons!. The Q team doesn't like it when they receive praise, but hey, they don't have time to read websites (FR) and besides, they can't stop me! THANQ, Q!!!! It just needed to be said. This thread is a friendly collaborative place for FReepers to analyze information and share opinons. FReepers have a wide variety of reasons for investigating Q Anon content; this is not the appropriate place to criticize or badger...