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  • Judge Orders Michigan Recount to Begin at Noon Monday

    12/05/2016 5:01:16 AM PST · by madison10 · 111 replies
    Det News | 12/05/2016 | Robert Snell and Christine MacDonald and Chad Livengood
    Link Only Judge Orders Mich Recount
  • THE GREATEST PLAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY?

    04/25/2016 2:46:28 PM PDT · by DFG · 17 replies
    Powerline ^ | 04/25/2016 | Steve Hayward
    Today is the 40th anniversary of the greatest play in baseball history: Chicago Cubs outfielder Rick Monday snatching away an American flag from two hooligans determined to set it afire at Dodger stadium in Los Angeles. Scott reviewed this episode here on Power Line back in 2005 (and maybe Paul has, too, but I missed it in my archival search). But here’s the video of the episode with Monday’s recent comments about it at the end. Pay close attention to the narration by the great Vin Scully at the very beginning (this year being Scully’s last in the broadcast booth...
  • Blizzard Watch in effect for much of Central Iowa 3 a.m. Tuesday ...(Not Caucus Monday)

    01/31/2016 5:00:04 AM PST · by xzins · 24 replies
    National Weather Service ^ | 31 Jan 16 | National Weather Service
    Blizzard Watch in effect for much of Central Iowa 3 a.m. Tuesday through Tuesday night Sunday Chance RainHigh: 40 °F SundayNightPartly CloudyLow: 25 °F Monday Mostly CloudyHigh: 35 °F MondayNightChance Snowthen Snow andBlusteryLow: 27 °F Tuesday Heavy Snowand AreasBlowing SnowHigh: 32 °F TuesdayNightSnow Likelyand BlowingSnowLow: 17 °F Wednesday ...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM TO IMPACT IOWA LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT... .SNOW IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD NORTH INTO IOWA MONDAY NIGHT AND BECOME WIDESPREAD TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT. A BROAD AREA OF 6 INCHES OR MORE OF SNOW IS LIKELY WITH THIS STORM. IN ADDITION...STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS WITH GUSTS OVER...
  • How to Survive a Job You Hate

    04/06/2015 6:08:35 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 34 replies
    Daily Worth ^ | 2-26-15 | Carinn Jade
    The movie Office Space is a classic for good reason: We've all had a job we hated so much we wanted to take the printer out to an open field and smash it with a baseball bat. Sometimes you’re stuck because you’re waiting for your end-of-year bonus, need health insurance, or simply want your vacation days for an upcoming trip. Even if you’re in the right place, we all go through periods of disenchantment. In the meantime, here are some dos and don'ts of surviving the daily misery of a job that sucks.
  • The Barren Fig Tree

    03/31/2015 8:25:14 AM PDT · by RnMomof7 · 64 replies
    Apologetics Press ^ | 2006 | Kyle Butt, M.A.
    Upon encountering the story of Jesus cursing the barren fig tree, the average Bible student is slightly taken aback by the “strangeness” of the events that occur. Mark’s account records the story as follows: Now the next day, when they had come out from Bethany, He was hungry. And seeing from afar a fig tree having leaves, He went to see if perhaps He would find something on it. When He came to it, He found nothing but leaves, for it was not the season for figs. In response Jesus said to it, “Let no one eat fruit from you...
  • Sometimes Mondays feel a little like this…

    12/08/2014 9:33:03 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 5 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 12-8-14 | The Looking Spoon
    I had a super busy weekend, it was anything but relaxing (December tends to be the best/worst month schedule-wise...as I'm sure it is for many)...so in starting the week on that note this meme kind of speaks to me :-)
  • Moral Monday Crowd Should Be Careful What It Asks For (only $7 billion)

    06/16/2014 11:13:01 PM PDT · by Libloather · 10 replies
    Rhino Times ^ | 6/12/14 | JOHN HAMMER
    There is nothing quite like calling a political opponent’s bluff, which is what President Pro Tem of the State Senate Phil Berger Sr. did to National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) North Carolina Conference President Rev. William Barber. Barber has been the leader of the “Moral Monday” protests at the North Carolina General Assembly, which oppose much of what the Republican-led North Carolina legislature has done. What Berger asked Barber in a letter dated April 2 was exactly what Barber wanted the legislature to do. Barber replied in a letter dated April 17 with his “Five Point...
  • John Kerry: Russia has until Monday to reverse course in Ukraine

    03/13/2014 11:59:01 AM PDT · by Errant · 141 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 13 March 2014 | Susan Crabtree
    Secretary of State John Kerry warned of serious repercussions for Russia on Monday if last-ditch talks over the weekend to resolve the crisis in Ukraine failed to persuade Moscow to soften its stance. Kerry will travel to London for a Friday meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov ahead of a Sunday referendum vote in the Crimea region to secede from Ukraine and join the Russian Federation. U.S. and European officials argue that Moscow is orchestrating the referendum and waging an intimidation campaign with thousands of Russian troops controlling the region. If Russian-backed lawmakers in Crimea go through with the...
  • Obama to give six television news interviews on Monday as Syria vote looms

    09/07/2013 1:45:21 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 148 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 7, 2013 | Reuters
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will give interviews on Monday to the three network news anchors, as well as to anchors from PBS, CNN, and Fox, more evidence of a "full court press" strategy ahead of pivotal congressional votes on military strikes in Syria.
  • NAACP To Take Moral Mondays To Charlotte (Freeloaders release moocher soundtrack)

    08/11/2013 12:49:40 PM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies
    Digtriad ^ | 8/09/13
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The NAACP announced Friday they plan to take Moral Mondays to Charlotte. An event is scheduled for August 19 at 5 p.m. in Marshall Park at 800 E. Third St. The NAACP said there will also be protests in Dare County and Manteo on the same day. **SNIP** The 'Moral Monday' protests began in April in Raleigh. Protestors demonstrated against the policies of the Republican-controlled legislature. Hundreds of people have been arrested since its start.
  • Moral Monday protesters return to General Assembly, 60 arrested (Breaking: freeloader has a job!)

    06/10/2013 6:13:39 PM PDT · by Libloather · 15 replies
    WCNC ^ | 6/10/13
    **SNIP** During this week's protest, Congressman G.K. Butterfield showed up to support the effort. "We are here today to express our views," Butterfield said. "This is the way we petition our government and we're going to so it very forcefully, not only today but every Monday going forward until we are heard." Asked directly about a newspaper column from a state senator Thom Goolsby, who called the effort "Moron Monday," Butterfield said, "That's a poor choice of words. We have the same thing in Washington with congressmen making statements that are mean spirited. I would hope that this representative would...
  • Glenn: “After what I have learned this week I’m a changed person.”

    04/20/2013 4:15:10 AM PDT · by Bratch · 143 replies
    GlennBeck.com ^ | Apr 19, 2013 | Glenn Beck
    Just a few minutes ago our jib operator Justin came up to me. He said, ‘Glenn, out of all of the things you’ve covered in your life where does this fit in importance? And I said ‘Most people are going to think this is maybe 20 or 50.’ In the last 50 years this is we’ve had the Watts Riots, and the death of the Martin Luther King and the things that I have covered in the last 40 years, I would say this is top five. Maybe number 2. And possibly number one in importance. Number one, is clearly...
  • Maryland cancels day of voting (Monday)

    10/28/2012 5:32:13 PM PDT · by Libloather · 10 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/28/12
    Maryland cancels day of votingBy ASSOCIATED PRESS | 10/28/12 2:29 PM EDT REISTERSTOWN, Md. — Gov. Martin O’Malley says early voting on Monday in Maryland has been canceled due to the approach of Hurricane Sandy. **SNIP** O’Malley, a Democrat, says the state wants to keep the full amount of days for early voting. He says he anticipates Monday’s early voting day to be rescheduled for Friday.
  • Cop who hurled slur at Crawford fired

    07/26/2012 9:02:58 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 60 replies
    WCVB ^ | 7/26/12 | WCVB
    LEOMINSTER, Mass. - A Leominster officer who investigators say directed a racial slur at Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford has been fired by Mayor Dean Mazzarella. Witnesses said Officer John Perrault, who is white, began heckling Crawford, who is black, before a July 5 minor league Portland Sea Dogs game in Manchester, N.H., earlier this month. The witnesses said Perrault, who was off-duty, called Crawford a "Monday," which the player interpreted as a racial slur. The word can be used as a derogatory term for blacks, and is often associated with Mondays being one of the least-liked days of...
  • Alleged slur uttered at Crawford in NH traced to Mass. police officer

    07/13/2012 7:38:42 PM PDT · by AlmaKing · 30 replies
    New Hampshire Union Leader ^ | 7-12-12 | CRAIG N. LIADIS
    By CRAIG N. LIADIS New Hampshire Union Leader A Leominster, Mass., police officer is under investigation to determine whether he called Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford a racial slur during a New Hampshire Fisher Cats game in Manchester last week. Leominster Mayor Dean Mazzarella confirmed that an investigation is ongoing and that the officer, who was not identified, has been assigned to desk duty. “We received tips earlier in the week identifying the person,'' Mazzarella said. Fisher Cats President Rick Brenner isn't concerned where the individual is from. “I don't want to get into a border war,” Brenner said....
  • Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford stands by allegation of racial slur ("Monday")

    07/09/2012 9:35:10 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 57 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 7/7/12 | Christopher Gaspar
    The wounds are always there, even if they’re not always visible from afar. Like the indentations on the Green Monster, they’re historical scars. All it takes is a few ignorant people to reopen an old wound and reinforce an outdated stereotype. It was just 10 weeks ago that a segment of angry Bruins fans took to Twitter and spewed racially-charged insults at Washington Capitals forward Joel Ward, whose goal had eliminated the Bruins from the playoffs. Now, we’ve been forced to confront Boston sports’ racial dark days again. Red Sox left fielder Carl Crawford, on a rehabilitation assignment with Double...
  • Rick Santorum for President campaign stops in Missouri and Illinois - Saturday 17th & Monday 19th

    03/16/2012 8:46:11 PM PDT · by Steelers6 · 50 replies
    Rick Santorum for President 2012 ^ | March 16, 2012 | Steelers6
    Saturday, March 17: 8:00am CST: Senator Santorum will meet and greet voters in St. Louis, MO. Location: Westminster Christian Academy 800 Maryvill Centre Drive St. Louis, MO 63017 9:15am CST: Senator Santorum will meet and greet voters in Wildwood, MO. Location: Schnucks Wildwood Crossing Community Room 16580 Manchester Road Wildwood, MO 63040 10:20am CST: Senator Santorum will speak in Ballwin, MO. Location: Ballwin Police Station 300 Park Drive Ballwin, MO 63011 11:30am CST: Senator Santorum will speak in Hazelwood, MO. Location: Prairie Commons Library Auditorium 915 Utz Lane Hazelwood, MO 63042 2:00pm CST: Senator Santorum will hold a Rally for...
  • US Long-Term Rating Lowered To 'AA+' Due To Political Risks, Rising Debt Burden; Outlook Negative

    08/05/2011 6:52:37 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 128 replies
    Standard & Poor's ^ | August 5 2011 | S & P
    We have lowered our long-term sovereign credit rating on the United States of America to 'AA+' from 'AAA' and affirmed the 'A-1+' short-term rating.We have also removed both the short- and long-term ratings from CreditWatch negative.The downgrade reflects our opinion that the fiscal consolidation plan that Congress and the Administration recently agreed to falls short of what, in our view, would be necessary to stabilize the government's medium-term debt dynamics.More broadly, the downgrade reflects our view that the effectiveness, stability, and predictability of American policymaking and political institutions have weakened at a time of ongoing fiscal and economic challenges...
  • Small asteroid to zip harmlessly past Earth Monday

    06/24/2011 1:34:21 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 28 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/24/11 | AP
    PASADENA -- NASA says a newly discovered asteroid will have a close encounter with Earth on Monday, but there's no need to worry. The space agency's Near-Earth Object Program Office says the small space rock -- dubbed 2011 MD -- will pass 7,500 miles above Earth's surface over the southern Atlantic Ocean at about 6:30 a.m. PDT.
  • Just Another Manic Monday - What Recession?

    05/09/2011 1:12:39 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 5/9/11 | Phil of Phil's Stock World
    Wheee, we're recovering already! This is not sour grapes, we played for a recovery today (see Stock World Weekly's wrap-up of last week) but it's already getting silly with a half-point gain in pre-markets based on --- nothing. As you can see from the chart on the left, 40 months into the downturn that has given us the worst number of job losses since the Great Depression, we are nowhere near a recovery. This is terrible, this is unprecedented, this is - great for business! Bill McBride of Calculated Risk, reminds us that Wall Street's "dirty little secret" is that...