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  • 'Monkeys are out to get me' said woman trying to take baby, says report

    09/03/2018 6:53:36 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 39 replies
    WJBF.com ^ | 9/3/2018 | Staff
    SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA) - A woman is accused of entering a home and trying to take a baby, according to a report from Spartanburg Co. Sheriff's Office. It happened on 5th St. in Inman on August 31 around 9:30 a.m. A man said he heard a noise upstairs in the baby's room so he went to check it out. He found a woman he didn't know on top of the dresser "trying to hide." He asked her what she was doing and she said multiple times, "give me the baby. I got to go, they are coming." She then...
  • Irish Apes: Tactics of De-Humanization (Roseanne not racist)

    06/06/2018 9:22:47 AM PDT · by Az Joe · 50 replies
    The Society Papers ^ | 01/11/2011 | Lisa Wade PhD
    In the last few hundred years, dark-skinned peoples have been likened to apes in an effort to dehumanize them and justify their oppression and exploitation. This is familiar to most Americans as something that is done peculiarly to Black people. The history of U.S. discrimination against the Irish, however, offers an interesting comparative data point. The Irish, too, have been compared to apes, suggesting that this comparison is a generalizable tactic of oppression, not one inspired by the color of the skin of Africans.
  • Baboons escape Texas Biomedical Research Institute on far West Side

    04/15/2018 10:13:08 AM PDT · by bgill · 56 replies
    mysa ^ | Apr. 14, 2018 | Alexandro Luna
    Officials at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute say the fourth baboon who escaped from their facility Saturday has been captured. All four baboons have been checked by veterinary staff and are well, a news release reports. No details were given on where the baboon was caught... Officials did not say how the animals escaped, only that the four were able to get past perimeter fencing at the institute. Witnesses quickly took to to social media to report baboons on the loose after catching sight of the runaways near Northwest Loop 410 and West Military Drive. Jannell Bouton, 26, snapped photos...
  • TRUMP WHITE HOUSE WEIGHING PLANS FOR PRIVATE SPIES TO COUNTER “DEEP STATE” ENEMIES

    12/05/2017 1:26:53 PM PST · by shove_it · 71 replies
    TheIntercepy ^ | 4 Dec 2017
    THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION is considering a set of proposals developed by Blackwater founder Erik Prince and a retired CIA officer — with assistance from Oliver North, a key figure in the Iran-Contra scandal — to provide CIA Director Mike Pompeo and the White House with a global, private spy network that would circumvent official U.S. intelligence agencies, according to several current and former U.S. intelligence officials and others familiar with the proposals. The sources say the plans have been pitched to the White House as a means of countering “deep state” enemies in the intelligence community seeking to undermine Donald...
  • Traditional Values Are White Supremacy?

    09/22/2017 6:18:09 AM PDT · by pgkdan · 18 replies
    The Patriot Post ^ | 09-22-17 | David Limbaugh
    Does the political left — which dominates the mainstream media, Hollywood, academia and the Democratic Party — really believe its ubiquitous charges of racism against conservatives, or are they a sick ploy to discredit, ruin and defeat its political opponents? During President Obama’s tenure, a conservative could hardly oppose Obama on policy grounds without being accused of racism. It didn’t matter that conservatives had fought Hillary Clinton’s health care plan in the ‘90s because they opposed socialized medicine. It didn’t matter that they had opposed Bill Clinton’s tax hikes. Their opposition to Obamacare and Obama’s proposed tax increases had to...
  • Jungle Book redux as Eight-year-old found living amongst monkeys in Uttar Pradesh

    04/07/2017 4:47:04 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 43 replies
    newindianexpress ^ | 7th April 2017 | Namita Bajpai
    LUCKNOW: Rudyard Kipling's Mowgli came alive in the jungles of Katraniyaghat in Bahraich district, 200 km from Lucknow, when local policemen rescued an eight-year-old girl from a troop of monkeys recently. The cops had to face resistance from the simians before they could rescue the girl. Mowgli, the man-cub protagonist of Kipling's ‘The Jungle Book’ was reared by wolves’ pack in 'Seeonee hills', now in MP. The girl was spotted when a police party of Motinagar range in Bahariach headed by sub-inspector Suresh Yadav was on routine night patrol in the woods of Katarniyaghat. “We spotted her playing among apes....
  • Monkey Menace in Makkah

    10/25/2016 11:33:18 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    The banning of weapons used to shoot monkeys has led to an increase of the primates in Mount Al-Noor District, Makkah newspaper reported. «People living in Mount Al- Noor District have several time reported to the municipality that they are facing problems with monkeys,» Nasser Al-Emairy, a citizen said. “The monkeys would raid our houses and attack our children. They are disturbing our lives. They also leave waste on the streets. After several reports to the municipality, an Arab veterinarian came and assessed the situation. He wrote a report and informed us that the medicine to tranquilize the monkeys is...
  • So monkeys CAN write Shakespeare - with a little help from mind-reading technology

    09/12/2016 7:45:27 PM PDT · by sparklite2 · 15 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/12/2016 | Libby Plummer
    It is often said that, given an infinite amount of time, monkeys hitting random keys on a typewriter will eventually type the works of Shakespeare. While it may seem far fetched, an unusual experiment has achieved the fabled task. To illustrate how paralysed people can type using a device called a ‘brain-computer interface’, scientists used monkeys to show how it can be done. Two rhesus macaque monkeys (stock picture) typed a passage from William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, as well as portions of the New York Times, at 12 words per minute.
  • Ted Cruz Cartoon Is Pulled by Washington Post

    12/23/2015 9:16:23 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    New York Times ^ | 12/23/2015 | By DANIEL VICTOR
    The Washington Post pulled a cartoon from its site on Tuesday that depicted Senator Ted Cruz's young daughters as monkeys. Mr. Cruz, a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, angrily denounced the cartoon in a fund-raising email that sought to bring in $1 million. The illustration, by the Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Ann Telnaes, was replaced late Tuesday by a note from Fred Hiatt, The Post's editorial page editor. "It's generally been the policy of our editorial section to leave children out of it," Mr. Hiatt wrote. "I failed to look at this cartoon before it was published. I understand why...
  • Willie Geist Calls Out MSM Bias in 'Disgusting' WaPo Cartoon Mocking Cruz Kids

    12/23/2015 5:03:12 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 47 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    There was surprising consensus on today's Morning Joe concerning the Washington Post cartoon that depicted Ted Cruz as an organ grinder and his youngs girls as monkeys. From Mika Brzezinski to Joe Scarborough to Harold Ford, Jr., there was universal condemnation of Ann Telnaes' foul image. Willie Geist said it best: "people look for moments of bias in the media. Here's one right here. You can't be selectively offended by cartoons. If that had been a Democrat, or God forbid the President of the United States, they would have lit the house on fire. There would have been wall-to-wall coverage...
  • Washington Post cartoon smears Cruz’s little girls as monkeys

    12/23/2015 4:17:14 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 42 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/23/15 | Judi McLeodi
    Yes, Caroline and Catherine, there really is a Santa Claus, but not over at the Grinch-like Washington Post It would seem that if you’re already a president, your children are off bounds to the smears of yellow journalism. But if you are only running for Republican candidacy to represent the party in an upcoming presidential race, your little ones can be depicted as ‘trained monkeys’. It’s Christmas time for children everywhere other than at the Washington Post where the seven and four year old daughters of Senator Ted Cruz were fair game for cartoonist Ann Telnaes until public disapproval stepped...
  • WaPo removes cartoon showing Cruz daughters as monkeys

    12/22/2015 8:29:04 PM PST · by PROCON · 57 replies
    washingtonexaminer ^ | Dec. 22, 2015 | T. Becket Adams
    UPDATE 12.22.15: The Washington Post removed the cartoon late Tuesday evening, and issued an apology explaining that they did not review Telnaes' work prior to publishing. "It's generally been the policy of our editorial section to leave children out of it," Post editor Fred Hiatt said in a statement. "I failed to look at this cartoon before it was published. I understand why Ann thought an exception to the policy was warranted in this case, but I do not agree."
  • See How Cruz’s Children Were Depicted in WaPo Cartoon, You’ll Understand Why He’s Not Happy

    12/22/2015 6:16:38 PM PST · by Wilderness Conservative · 38 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 12/22/15
    Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz slammed the Washington Post Tuesday for publishing a cartoon appearing to depict his children as monkeys. Ann Telnaes, a Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist, argued that because the Texas senator had used his children as “political props” in a recent Christmas parody infomercial they were “fair game.” A representative for the Post could not be reached for comment in time for publication by TheBlaze. UPDATE, 8:40 p.m. ET: The Washington Post retracted the cartoon and replaced it with an editor’s note from Fred Hiatt. It reads: It’s generally been the policy of our editorial section to...
  • Ted Cruz GOES OFF On Washington Post After Cartoonist Depicts His Kids As Monkeys

    12/22/2015 4:55:20 PM PST · by VinL · 62 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12/22/15 | Chuck Ross
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ï»żslammed The Washington Post on Tuesday after the paper depicted his two young daughters as monkeys in an editorial cartoon. In an article accompanying her drawing, Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist Ann Telnaes wrote that while it is an "unspoken rule in editorial cartooning that a politician’s children are off-limits," she felt that Cruz's daughters, Caroline and Catherine, were "fair game" because the Republican presidential candidate used them in a Christmas parody video Ted Cruz uses his kids as political props https://t.co/gKT8Jhjm17 pic.twitter.com/GNfoP4batF — Ann Telnaes (@AnnTelnaes) December 22, 2015 Cruz responded, urging Telnaes to attack him...
  • Red Rose Tea chimps (Burgh Thing?)

    08/30/2015 10:35:58 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 51 replies
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prVRwXAWFeA ^ | Published on February 11, 2013 | MrAlcue You Tube account
    Another late night/early morning whimsical post concerning music and a memorable TV commercial. Here's the link to the 1960's Red Rose song, very catchy.
  • How hedge-fund geniuses got beaten by monkeys — again

    06/26/2015 5:39:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 06/25/2015 | Brett Arends
    The average hedge fund has produced a worse investment performance in the first half of this year than a portfolio consisting of a savings account at your local bank and a random collection of stocks picked by a blindfolded monkey. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. According to the benchmark HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index, tracked by Hedge Fund Research Inc., the average hedge fund has earned its investors just 2.4% so far this year net of fees. By contrast, the average stock in the MSCI World index of the developed countries’ equity markets is up 7.7%. Hedge-fund...
  • Nobody can resist petting a litter of wriggly puppies... not even this MONKEY

    03/30/2015 10:44:02 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 35 replies
    The only thing cuter than a litter of puppies may be a little monkey going gaga over a bunch of newborn pups. A video of a capuchin monkey after its introduced to a gaggle of black and white puppies that have yet to even open their eyes proves it. Like any human pet lover, the monkey immediately goes in for a big hug. He then pets the pups just like a kid who's just gotten his first dog. Minus a brief moment where the monkey appears to search one of the dog's fur for parasites, its reaction is indiscernible from...
  • New monkey species discovered in the Amazon rainforest

    03/04/2015 8:56:19 AM PST · by Red Badger · 20 replies
    Phys.Org ^ | 03-04-2015 | by Sarah Rakowski & by Fauna & Flora International
    Scientists have discovered a new species of titi monkey in Brazil, according to a recent paper published in scientific journal Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia. Titis are new world monkeys found across South America. These tree-dwelling primates have long, soft fur and live in small family groups consisting of a monogamous pair and their offspring. Rather touchingly, they are often observed sitting or sleeping with their tails entwined. In 2011, researcher Julio César Dalponte spotted an unusual looking titi monkey on the east bank of the Roosevelt River, whose colouration did not match any known species. Intrigued, a team of...
  • Twists, turns, eventually lead to promising Ebola vaccine

    02/09/2015 6:57:30 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 8 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 9, 2015 | Lauran Neergaard (Associated Press)
    WASHINGTON (AP) — It took 16 years of twists and turns. Over and over, Dr. Nancy Sullivan thought she was close to an Ebola vaccine, only to see the next experiment fail. “A case of resuscitation more than once,” is how the National Institutes of Health researcher describes the journey.
  • Monkeying Around? Gov’t Reportedly Spending $3.9M to Study Drunken Primates

    09/13/2014 6:17:56 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | Sep. 12, 2014 5:12PM
    Is the government monkeying around on your dime? The National Institutes of Health is reportedly spending $3.9 million over five years to study the effects of excessive drinking on monkeys. …