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  • Brian Ross Should Be Fired

    12/06/2017 6:37:13 AM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 6, 2017 | Brent Bozell
    When you're the source for "breaking news" but it turns out to be "faking news," you're in trouble. ABC News "chief investigative correspondent" Brian Ross reported on retired Army Gen. Michael Flynn's plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller by claiming that Flynn is "prepared to testify that President Trump, as a candidate, Donald Trump, ordered him, directed him to make contact with the Russians which contradicts all that Donald Trump has said to this point." It was a nuclear explosion. Within minutes, the stock market plunged 350 points. It quickly became clear that was flat-out wrong. Later, ABC News...
  • Intel chief ‘absolutely’ forgot about NSA data sweep program, attorney says

    05/09/2015 10:51:15 AM PDT · by Usagi_yo · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/8/2015 | Fox News Staff
    The National Security Agency's massive data collection program has prompted lawsuits, internal reviews and a fierce congressional debate over whether to scrap it. But Director of National Intelligence James Clapper apparently forgot the program even existed during a key hearing two years ago. ....
  • 11-year-old boy gets tongue stuck to pole while reenacting scene from ‘A Christmas Story’

    12/05/2018 7:13:35 AM PST · by lowbridge · 43 replies
    myfox8.com ^ | December 5, 2018
    He wanted to emulate Flick who succumbs to a dare and sticks his tongue to a frozen pole in “A Christmas Story.”  When the character tries to pull away, he quickly discovers his tongue is stuck. Spencer Cline, of Sandwich, Illinois, and his friend Cole thought it was just movie magic, but they learned just how real that old pitfall is, the Aurora Beacon-News reports. “I was just tempted to,” he told the Beacon-News. “I’ve seen the movie ‘A Christmas Story,’ which kind of inspired me.” When Spencer stuck out his tongue last Tuesday, it instantly adhered to the pole.
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: "take back all three chambers of Congress"

    11/18/2018 7:30:19 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 253 replies
    Twitter ^ | 11/18/18 | Ryan Saavedra
    Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: "If we work our butts off to make sure that we take back all three chambers of Congress — Uh, rather, all three chambers of government: the presidency, the Senate, and the House." The 3 branches of government: executive, legislative, judicial.
  • New, steeper Bayonne Bridge shut down after cars can't make it up the incline in snow

    11/15/2018 2:34:52 PM PST · by SMGFan · 107 replies
    NJ Advanced Media ^ | November 15, 2018
    The Bayonne Bridge was shut down in both directions Thursday afternoon, making for a worse commute for those driving in the snow, sleet and rain. The bridge was shutdown by Port Authority due to slippery conditions and several cars becoming stuck on the incline of the renovated bridge, which is steeper than it used to be, spokesman Joe Pentangelo said.
  • Cop accidentally kills security guard at bar in Chicago suburbs

    11/12/2018 11:00:22 AM PST · by Drew68 · 42 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/12/18 | Bradford Betz
    A police officer mistakenly shot and killed a security guard at a bar in Chicago's south suburbs early Sunday morning, Chicago’s Fox 32 reported. Witnesses said a security guard told a group of "drunk men" to leave a Robbins bar around 4 a.m. An armed suspect later came back inside the bar and opened fire, WGN-TV reported, citing witnesses. Armed security guards returned fire, the report said. One the guards -- Jemel Roberson, 26 -- apprehended the suspect outside, witnesses said. Roberson then requested help from Midlothian Police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office said. A witness told the station that...
  • Allegan Co. hunter mistaken for squirrel, shot in face

    11/12/2018 7:54:52 AM PST · by Gamecock · 53 replies
    WNEM ^ | 11/6/2018 | Carrie Laine
    A squirrel hunter opened fire, hitting his hunting partner in the face. DNR officials were called to the Allegan State Game Area to investigate a hunting accident. That’s when they learned that a squirrel hunter opened fire with his 12-gauge shotgun after seeing movement next to a tree, around 20 yards away. The movement turned out to be his hunting partner’s face, according to conservation officers. The shot caused serious injury to the man’s face, eye, and jaw. He was airlifted to the hospital for treatment. Conservation Officers report the victim was not wearing any hunter orange. The investigation continues,...
  • Rep. Linda Sanchez withdraws candidacy for Democratic Caucus chair after husband indicted

    11/09/2018 9:46:51 AM PST · by bitt · 33 replies
    WASHINGTON TIMES ^ | 11/8/2018 | ap
    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A California congresswoman whose husband was indicted on theft and conspiracy charges in Connecticut cited an “unexpected family matter” Thursday in withdrawing as a candidate for chair of the House Democratic Caucus. U.S. Rep. Linda Sanchez, now the caucus vice chair, is married to James Sullivan, one of five people indicted on theft and conspiracy charges this week in connection with a public electricity cooperative and $800,000 worth of trips to the Kentucky Derby and other locations. Sanchez, who represents the 38th District in the Los Angeles area, wrote in a letter to fellow Democrats, “Unfortunately,...
  • ISIS bomb expert blows himself up while making explosives

    10/31/2018 8:41:56 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 61 replies
    American Military News ^ | Cheryl Hinneburg
    An Iraqi terrorist, who had a reputation for being a bomb expert, died on Monday when a bomb that he was constructing blew up. Abu Moaaz, a bomb maker for ISIS, was manufacturing explosives in central Iraq, about 15 miles north of Baqubah when the explosion took place, The Daily Mail reported. He had recently supplied ISIS numerous explosive devices that were used to kill many people, including law enforcement.
  • Sen. Joe Donnelly says he has black and Indian American staffers, ‘but’ they’re terrific (BUT)

    11/01/2018 7:45:19 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 49 replies
    washingtonpost.com ^ | 10/31/18 | Colby Itkowitz
    Sen. Joe Donnelly (Ind.), a conservative Democrat in one of the tightest reelection battles in the country, made a cringeworthy and puzzling statement about some minorities on his staff during a debate Tuesday night. To begin, here’s a quick vocab refresher. The definition of the word “but,” according to Google, is “to introduce something contrasting with what has already been mentioned." So it was strange when Donnelly, in what seemed like a genuine effort to compliment his aides, said this when asked how he would bring diversity into his staffing: “Our state director is Indian American, but he does an...
  • Twitter: Dem Sen. Donnelly Accused of Racism After Debate Comments

    10/31/2018 4:26:34 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 59 replies
    Some odd phrasing from @SenDonnelly attempting to highlight the diversity of his staff: "Our state director is Indian American, but he does an amazing job Followed up with: “Our director of all constituent services, she’s African American. But she does an even more incredible job than you could ever imagine.”
  • BREAKING REPORT—EXCLUSIVE DOCUMENTS: Special Counsel Mueller Accused of Rape By 'Credible Witness‘

    10/30/2018 12:55:24 PM PDT · by mojito · 141 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 10/30/2018 | Jim Hoft
    Special Counsel Robert Mueller was accused by a very credible witness today of rape at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City in 2010. A formal press conference is scheduled for Thursday at noon in Washington DC..... The Gateway Pundit obtained a copy of the charges. What we know: The woman is a “very credible witness.” Her story are corroborated. The incident happened in 2010 in New York City. The woman is a professional. [....] UPDATE:Here are the documents.
  • Twitter / Vanity: Mueller About to be #MeTooed Tonorrow

    10/30/2018 9:39:50 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 69 replies
    FWIW. Several media sources tell me that a scandalous story about Mueller is breaking tomorrow. Should be interesting. Stay tuned! https://hillreporter.com/special-counsel-alerts-fbi-of-scheme-to-pay-women-to-accuse-mueller-of-sexual-assault-12207 Sources. https://mobile.twitter.com/jacobawohl/status/1057133133861085184?s=21
  • MILITARY INADVERTENTLY PLANE DROPS HUMVEE OVER HARNETT COUNTY NEIGHBORHOOD, OFFICIALS SAY

    10/24/2018 4:01:56 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 69 replies
    ABC 11 ^ | 10/24/2018
    CAMERON, N.C. (WTVD) -- A C-17 military plane dropped a Humvee prematurely over a neighborhood in Harnett County Wednesday afternoon, Fort Bragg officials confirmed. No one was injured. The neighborhood is in the town of Cameron. This incident occurred around 1 p.m. during a training exercise. "A load of some kind was released early and we're looking into how it happened," said Michael Novogradac, a spokesman for the USArmy's Operational Test Command. The C-17 aircraft carries supplies and equipment into war zones and, on Wednesday, the special operations team was practicing that type of scenario when the accident happened. Only...
  • The Dems October Surprise May be on Them

    10/23/2018 7:05:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/23/2018 | William Gensert
    If we learned anything from the Kavanaugh smear and the endless Russia collusion investigation, it’s that just as Islam is a political system masquerading as a religion, Democratic Party ideals are a religion masquerading as a political system. What they tried to do to Kavanaugh in declaring him a rapist with an absolute lack of evidence, has shown Americans that they do not care who gets hurt in their pursuit of power. How many male voters thought, “That could be me.” How many women voters thought, “That could be my husband; that could be my son.” Yet Kavanaugh is merely...
  • Rape charges against 4 California dentists dismissed after video contradicts woman's story

    10/13/2018 10:33:56 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    KSNV-TV ^ | 10/1/18 | Marvin Clemons
    Four dentists from California, including three brothers, who faced rape charges for the alleged assault of a woman at the Wynn Las Vegas, had all charges dismissed in court Monday. Charged were Ali Badkoobehi and brothers Poria Edalat, Saman Edalat and Sina Edalat. The charges included sex assault
  • LIVE:President Trump Holds MAGA Rally 7pm today (LV time) Las Vegas Convention Center.

    09/20/2018 10:42:46 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 207 replies
    President Donald Trump plans to visit Las Vegas on Thursday for a “Make America Great Again” rally in advance of the November midterm elections, the Review-Journal has learned. The rally is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Details, such as which Republican candidates will appear at the event, are still to be determined. This will be Trump’s seventh rally in Las Vegas since he declared his candidacy for the presidency in June 2015. The White House announced the campaign event after canceling scheduled rallies in Missouri and Mississippi on Thursday and Friday so that the president...
  • The Fed may have triggered the '08 crash by accident

    09/15/2018 7:36:39 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 129 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/15/18 | DOUG CARR
    The gut-wrenching slide of the 2008 stock market crash is unforgettable for those caught in it. In the six weeks from the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy on Sep. 17, the stock market lost over 40 percent of its value. A quarter of trading days had plunges of 4 percent or more. Investors saw life’s savings dissipate. Traders saw a year’s work and bonus compensation vaporize. The Federal Reserve and U.S. Treasury, which had been scrambling to cope with the developing financial crisis, accelerated their efforts to a frenetic pace, developing program after program to stem the panic. A chart of the...
  • Officer fatally shoots man after entering wrong apartment

    09/07/2018 10:05:52 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 45 replies
    Yahoo/GMA ^ | 9/7 | Morgan Windsor
    Dallas police and the county district attorney's office are investigating after police said one of their officers shot and killed a 26-year-old man Thursday night upon returning home from her shift and entering the wrong apartment in her building. Preliminary information suggests the off-duty officer, who has not been publicly identified, was still wearing her police uniform and was returning home after working a full shift, the Dallas Police Department said in a statement Friday.
  • Connecticut woman blows off fingers after mistaking dynamite for candle

    09/07/2018 10:12:43 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 79 replies
    ABC 7 New York ^ | September 7, 2018
    A woman was seriously injured in Connecticut after authorities say she mistook a stick of dynamite for a candle.