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  • FReeper Canteen ~Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 19 October 2018

    10/18/2018 6:00:53 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 100 replies
    October 18, 2018 | Canteen Gnomes
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea,or maybe a tall brew?Topped off with great conversation and music. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a glass and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet in the Cafe. Glad you could join us. Enjoy your stay. Our AWESOME...
  • Twitter not amused by liberal-mocking humor

    10/18/2018 4:35:25 PM PDT · by Hadean · 30 replies
    One News Now ^ | Oct. 18, 2018 | Steve Jordahl
    Twitter has put 1,500 users in Twitter jail for what it calls "coordinated platform manipulation" but critics say it's nothing more than punishing humor. Twitter says the accounts used cartoon avatars the creators call NPC's. In the gaming world that stands for non-playable character – someone you meet while playing that is controlled by the game and whose sole job it is to pass on information. Think the voice on your GPS. Dan Gainor of the Media Research Center explains that those game characters "regurgitate the same thing over and over," and some creative Internet users are comparing that description...
  • Former Minnesota FBI Agent Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison for Leaking Documents

    10/18/2018 12:55:09 PM PDT · by MplsSteve · 19 replies
    Terry James Albury, a former FBI agent in Minnesota, was sentenced to four years in prison with an additional three years of supervised release on Thursday in U.S. District Court.. Albury admitted that he leaked documents to a reporter from The Intercept, an online news publication. He worked as an FBI Special Agent at the field office in Minneapolis at the time of the disclosure in 2016-2017. He was also working as a liaison with the Department of Customs and Border Protection at MSP International Airport during that same time period. Before the judge handed down four year prison sentence,...
  • 50K Pounds of Meat Destroyed After Employee Caught Peeing at Workstation

    10/18/2018 10:58:39 AM PDT · by fishtank · 69 replies
    Industrial Equipment News ^ | 10-18-18 | Eric Sorensen and David Mantey
    50K Pounds of Meat Destroyed After Employee Caught Peeing at Workstation 10-18-18 CONTRIBUTORS Eric Sorensen, David Mantey Founded in 1936, Smithfield Foods is a food manufacturer based out of Virginia that is "passionate about producing good food the right way."
  • Joe Crowley plans his comeback after Ocasio-Cortez defeat

    10/18/2018 10:09:33 AM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 16 replies
    NYPOST ^ | Oct 12 | Carl Campanile
    Veteran Rep. Joseph Crowley, defeated by newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a primary election that shocked the political world, is laying the groundwork for a comeback. Crowley has formed a state campaign committee “Joe for NY,” and is holding a fundraiser Oct. 29 at the Fitzpatrick Grand Central Hotel in Manhattan, where the maximum suggested donation is $10,000. According to an email sent to “Irish Americans & Friends Crowley” by Walter Swett of the firm Dynamic SRG, who is the Crowley committee’s campaign treasurer, the group was “established to position Joe for future opportunities in public service.” Crowley was re-elected as...
  • Bipartisan rebellion against (Ocasio Cortez)socialism in New York

    10/18/2018 9:48:35 AM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 17 replies
    Washington Slimes ^ | oct 16 | Ruth Papazian
    Lifelong residents of New York Congressional District 14 know Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez isn’t really one of them. Having left the East Bronx before the first grade, she returned to the district — which also includes parts of Queens — only a couple of years ago, when she began to lay the groundwork to dislodge 10-term incumbent Democratic congressman Joe Crowley. Born in the Parkchester neighborhood of the East Bronx, Miss Ocasio-Cortez moved to the tony Westchester suburb of Yorktown Heights because her parents wanted her to get a better public school education. While her campaign website scaled back her claims of...
  • VP Mike Pence backing Geoff Diehl in race for Senate (MA--Warren GOP opponent)

    10/18/2018 8:41:33 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 16 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 10-18-18 | Joe Dwinell
    GOP Senate candidate Geoff Diehl is being backed today by Vice President Mike Pence in the first concrete sign of national support for the Whitman state rep. The Diehl campaign tells the Herald today that the vice president is putting out a fund-raising appeal around noon asking Republican donors to help the underdog candidate in his quest to topple U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren. A copy of that email blast obtained by the Herald states, in part: "As we rapidly approach the pivotal 2018 midterm elections, one race stands out: commonsense conservative Massachusetts Republican Geoff Diehl's challenge against radical leftist Democrat...
  • Police say Teenager Baked Grandfather's Ashes into Cookies

    A high school student mixed her cremated grandfather's ashes into homemade sugar cookies and shared them with several classmates, police in Northern California said Wednesday. The student and a friend baked the cookies and shared them with at least nine classmates at their public charter high school near Sacramento on Oct. 4, said Davis Police Lt. Paul Doroshov. He said the Da Vinci Charter Academy students told some of their classmates that the cookies contained human ashes. He said investigators interviewed nine students who ate the cookies, and said there are other supporting details that he declined to disclose that...
  • Man gets sliced in unprovoked pizzeria attack

    10/17/2018 9:59:00 PM PDT · by Main Street · 56 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 17, 2018 | Tina Moore, Lorena Mongelli and Aaron Feis
    A Bronx man trying to enjoy lunch at his favorite pizza joint had his face slashed and his eye socket broken with what he described as “a Mike Tyson punch” in an unprovoked bias attack, the victim told The Post. Chris Bilcik, 59, said he was sitting alone in Ray’s Pizza on East 138th Street on Oct. 6 when the unhinged man walked in, grabbed a slice of his own, and launched into a racially charged diatribe for no apparent reason.
  • CNN EXECUTIVE AND FORMER CNN COMMENTATOR FIGHT OVER THE NETWORK’S COVERAGE OF SEN. WARREN’S DNA TEST

    10/17/2018 9:14:16 PM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 29 replies
    Daily caller ^ | 10/17/18 | Mike Brest
    A CNN executive fired back after Buck Sexton, a former commentator for the network, criticized CNN’s coverage of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s DNA test on Wednesday. The feud began with Sexton quote tweeting CNN on Warren, saying, “It’s a good thing CNN wasnt blatantly complicit in the massive, unforced error Warren pulled yesterday. That would’ve been really embarrassing. Oh, wait a minute.”
  • New York State Trial Court Removes Republican Nominees for State Supreme Court from Ballot

    10/17/2018 8:37:59 PM PDT · by TBP · 11 replies
    Ballot Access News ^ | October 17, 2018 | Richard Winger
    On October 16, a New York state trial court judge removed the Republican and Conservative nominees for Judge of the State Supreme Court from the November ballot. See this story. The basis was that the nominating conventions for this office, for these two parties, violated state law. The ruling says the parties may convene a new convention and re-nominate. New York elects State Supreme Court Justices from districts. This incident concerns the Fifth Judicial District, which, this year, is electing four justices. Although the Republicans have been removed from the Republican line and the Conservative line, they are still on...
  • 190 Universities just launched 600 Free Online Courses. Here’s the full list.

    10/17/2018 3:12:52 PM PDT · by rktman · 60 replies
    medium.freecodecamp.org ^ | 10/17/2018 | Dhawal Shah
    If you havenÂ’t heard, universities around the world offering their courses online for free (or at least partially free). These courses are collectively called MOOCS or Massive Open Online Courses. In the past seven years or so, over 800 universities have created around 10,000 of these MOOCs. And IÂ’ve been keeping track of these MOOCs the entire time over at Class Central, ever since they rose to prominence. In the past four months alone, 190 universities have announced 600 such free online courses. IÂ’ve compiled this list below and categorized the courses into the following subjects: Computer Science, Mathematics, Programming,...
  • Amid racial tensions, Penn Hills girls volleyball team to skip Connellsville game (gun snowflakes)

    10/17/2018 2:50:20 PM PDT · by Buckeye McFrog · 16 replies
    TribLIVE ^ | 10/17/2018 | Dillon Carr
    The Penn Hills girls volleyball team will skip its volleyball game in Connellsville tonight amid a controversy between the two school districts involving accusations of racism and insensitivity. “The Penn Hills Girls Volleyball Team will not be traveling to Connellsville to play volleyball in a make up game scheduled for this evening,” Coach Jay Mitlo wrote in a blog post . “… and here’s why. It won’t be about fun, sports, or even America for that matter. It’s about racism, intimidation, and lack of respect. I’m not supporting those things. “ Mitlo said the decision to skip the game came...
  • satire - Tomahawk-Wielding Elizabeth Warren Vows To Take Land Back From The Pale Faces

    10/17/2018 8:59:37 AM PDT · by Forgiven_Sinner · 16 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | October 16th, 2018 | Babylon Bee
    WASHINGTON, D.C.—After receiving confirmation that she was at least 1/1024th Native American, Elizabeth Warren has embraced her fractional identity. Having gotten an authentic Native American outfit from a costume shop and armed herself with weapons she read on Wikipedia that a Native American might use -- such as the tomahawk -- Warren stood before a buffalo exhibit in the National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian to give a speech to the assembled press. "You pale faces have taken my land, and have angered the Great Spirit!" Warren announced as she glanced down at her book of Native American...
  • *2018-2019 Winter Outlook...looks like a cold and snowy winter*(I95 Corridor)

    10/17/2018 6:23:34 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 24 replies
    perspectaweather.com ^ | Oct 12, 2018 | Meteorologist Paul Dorian
    ...The bottom line A detailed analysis of many different factors suggests to me that much of the eastern half of the nation should experience a colder-than-normal winter with more snow than normal. Coastal storms in the eastern US will be much more of a threat this winter as compared to last year when La Nina conditions dominated in the equatorial Pacific. Overall temperatures in the Mid-Atlantic region are likely to end up about 1.5-3.0 degrees (F) below-normal for the winter season and perhaps an even more dramatic chill will take place in the Southeast US where overall temperatures may average...
  • Trump says only 'low IQ individuals' believe Warren's claims of Native American heritage

    10/17/2018 2:33:42 AM PDT · by kevcol · 40 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 16, 2018 | Katelyn Caralle
    President Trump said Tuesday night that the only people that believe Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s, D-Mass., claim that she is Native American from her DNA test are “low I.Q. individuals.” “Elizabeth Warren is being hammered, even by the Left. Her false claim of Indian heritage is only selling to VERY LOW I.Q. individuals!” Trump posted to Twitter.
  • What Is the ‘NPC’ Meme? Liberals Rage at Cartoons Mocking Their Scripted Thoughts

    10/16/2018 11:04:06 AM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/16/18 | Robert Kraychik
    The new “NPC” meme mocks leftists by depicting them as unthinking and reflexive automatons. The meme has upset the left so much that Twitter is now banning people posting it for “dehumanizing speech,” but its humble origins are the computer-controlled characters of limited intelligence found in most video games. The popular NPC meme trend frames its targets as non-player characters (NPCs) who reflexively spout neo-Marxist axioms in response to real-world events. Actual NPCs are computer-controlled characters in video games with limited scripted responses given the parameters of the games in which they appear. For example, NPCs may assign quests to...
  • Hillary Clinton’s Van Crashes Before Bob Menendez Fundraiser (video)

    10/16/2018 9:24:12 AM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 82 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/16/18 | Charlie Spiering
    Failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s van crashed inside a parking garage prior to a fundraiser for Sen. Bob Menendez on Monday. Video obtained by NTK Network shows Clinton’s van pulling into a parking garage and crashing into something before Clinton and her top aide, Huma Abedin, exit the vehicle. The National Republican Senate Committee (NRSC) mocked the accident on Twitter: LIVE LOOK at @HillaryClinton trying to save @SenatorMenendez. (Spoiler alert: she crashes.) #NJSen pic.twitter.com/7poUpIYxl6 — The Senate Majority (@NRSC) October 16, 2018 VIDEO
  • Trump calls Stormy Daniels 'Horseface'

    10/16/2018 8:41:26 AM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 146 replies
    Hill ^ | 10/16/18 | jordan Fabian
    President Trump on Tuesday called adult-film star Stormy Daniels "Horseface" and denounced her legal efforts against him as a "total con!" “'Federal Judge throws out Stormy Danials lawsuit versus Trump. Trump is entitled to full legal fees.' @FoxNews Great, now I can go after Horseface and her 3rd rate lawyer in the Great State of Texas. She will confirm the letter she signed! She knows nothing about me, a total con!' he tweeted. “Federal Judge throws out Stormy Danials lawsuit versus Trump. Trump is entitled to full legal fees.” @FoxNews Great, now I can go after Horseface and her 3rd...
  • Democrats Gain Huge Fundraising Advantage in 2018 Elections

    10/16/2018 6:37:58 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 24 replies
    brietbart ^ | 10/15/2018 | Neil Munro
    A flood of donations has allowed Democratic candidates to outspend GOP candidates by almost 2:1 in 80 competitive districts since July, according to an analysis by the Associated Press. The donations will allow Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s Democratic House candidates to spend $50 million on advertising more than GOP candidates in the run-up to election day, according to the Washington Post. Much of the extra funding comes from small-dollar donations via the Act Blue website, which offers Democrats an easy way to direct donations to their favored local candidates. USA Today reported in August: The group predicts donations will top $1.5...