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  • Mother Ties Son To Roof Of Car In Attempt To Secure Plastic Pool

    11/01/2017 10:12:07 AM PDT · by bigbob · 86 replies
    WIBA-AM ^ | 11-1-17 | Bill Galluccio
    A 28-year-old mother from Wisconsin is facing felony charges after she decided to strap her nine-year-old son to the roof of her minivan. According to Fox 6, Amber Schmunk had just bought a plastic pool and did not think it would fit inside her vehicle. Instead of getting rope and tying it down, she thought it would be a good idea to strap her son to the roof to hold the pool down. Concerned motorists called police, who tracked the woman down at her sister's house. She told police that "she believed it was OK as her father let her...
  • 'Chemical Ali' could be on trial next week

    02/25/2005 11:05:44 AM PST · by areafiftyone · 5 replies · 494+ views
    UPI ^ | 2/25/05
    BASRA, Iraq, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- More than 50 bullet holes in the wall of the empty swimming pool at "Chemical Ali's" house here indicate just how violent the former Saddam Hussein operative could be.Border police who have taken over the house don't go out to the pool much, said Col. Ali Hussein Jabar, commander of about 30 men working there. Bad things happened there, Jabar said. The relatively modest two-story house is built on an artificial hill surrounded by concrete. It looks out over flat, desolate desert sands inhabited only by sheep herders and oil pipeline guards for as...
  • City shuts down dumpster-pool craze (War on Hipsters)

    08/04/2016 5:02:48 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 30 replies
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | 08/04/2016 | ommy Rowan
    A West Philadelphia neighborhood has lost its block party privileges, and others around the city will have to find an alternate form of aquatic entertainment after the Philadelphia Department of Licenses & Inspections came down with a firm – if obvious – edict: Residents are not allowed to tap into fire hydrants to turn dumpsters into swimming pools. "We are not screwing around, Philly," the Department of Licenses & Inspections wrote, listing several reasons why "you shouldn’t swim in a receptacle most often used for waste." City officials said they were obliged to make that declaration after several residents in...
  • Migrants to be trained as German pool lifeguards to reduce escalating sex attacks...

    07/25/2016 10:49:31 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 37 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 21 July 2016 | Allan Hall
    A professional swimming association in Germany wants to reduce escalating sex attacks by refugees at public baths by training migrants to become pool lifeguards. The Federal Association of German Swimming Professionals (BDS) says this would be 'an inclusive measure that would benefit everyone.' Last month a secret police document was leaked in Duesseldorf voicing the 'grave concern' of police chiefs about escalating sex crimes carried out by refugees at public swimming baths. BDS President Peter Haiyang added: 'We lack skilled workers. That's why it would be negligent not to use these resources.' Incredibly, BDS president Peter Harzheim claimed: 'Often it...
  • American Red Cross apologizes for poster some call racist

    06/28/2016 3:07:50 AM PDT · by Morgana · 19 replies ^ | June 28, 2016 | ap
    DENVER (AP) — The American Red Cross issued an apology Monday for a water safety poster that some suggested had a racist message. The cartoon poster showed children playing in a swimming pool. Nearly all of the white children's activities were labeled as "cool," while the children of color were depicted acting in unsafe ways and were labeled "not cool."
  • REPORT: Locals Fled Pool After Migrants Masturbated Into Jacuzzi, Defecated . . .

    01/22/2016 12:11:09 PM PST · by Maceman · 86 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 22, 2016 | Oliver Lane
    A German swimming bath has banned migrants from entering the premises after a group of men went on an obscene rampage, laughing in the faces of pool staff when challenged about their grotesque behaviour. A group of migrant men and women were caught on security camera at the Johannisbad baths in Zwickau, Saxony engaging in unacceptable behaviour, including masturbating into the jacuzzi. In separate incidents other groups of migrants were caught "contaminating" the children"t training pool by "emptying their bowels in the water", and sexually assaulting other bathers, reports Bild. The allegations against the migrant bathers has come to light...
  • This Is The Cartoon Germany Hands Out To Sexually Frustrated Refugees

    01/15/2016 5:12:35 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 47 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 15 Jan 16 | Tyler Durden
    Earlier this evening, we noted that the western German town of Bornheim has banned adult male asylum seekers from its indoor public pool after some German women complained of harassment. "There have been complaints of sexual harassment and chatting-up going on in this swimming pool ... by groups of young men, and this has prompted some women to leave (the premises)," the town’s deputy mayor said. Bornheim, as it turns out, is just a stone’s throw away from Cologne where a wave of sexual assaults allegedly perpetrated by men of “Arab origin” at a New Year’s Eve festival has mushroomed...
  • Refugees banned from pool after sex assaults in Germany

    01/15/2016 11:37:01 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 22 replies
    fox nes ^ | 01/15/2016 | ap
    A town in western Germany has banned male refugees from a swimming pool after complaints of harassment from female bathers and staff -- news that comes as a national poll Friday showed that Germans are becoming increasingly concerned about the country's ability to integrate the huge numbers of asylum-seekers who arrived last year. Markus Schnapka, who heads the social affairs department in Bornheim, said other visitors had complained of sexual harassment by men living in a nearby asylum-seeker shelter. He said none of the complaints were on the criminal level and the pool had agreed the ban would end once...
  • Boston Police Treat Kids To Ice Cream Day After Gunfire Erupts Near Public Pool

    08/19/2015 7:03:28 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | August 18, 2015 | Kim Tunnicliffe
    BOSTON (CBS) — Boston police are trying to assure Roxbury residents that the area around Malcolm X Park is safe after gunfire erupted Monday afternoon near a community pool where children were swimming. Police Commissioner William Evans handed out ice cream cups to kids outside the Melnea Cass Recreational Complex on Tuesday.
  • (mild emergency) above ground home pool leaking from the bottom!

    08/06/2015 2:38:37 PM PDT · by proud American in Canada · 78 replies
    august 6 2015 | self
    Hi, I just went into our above ground pool; it is leaking from the bottom. The vinyl has appeared to thin and there are three small holes. My daughter is outside doing her best to plug from the outside with duct tape. I am still in my suit and have removed my contacts... I have duct tape. Trying to call pool stores but keep getting voice mail trees. Any ideas before the water completely drains???
  • Pig Found in Pool, Harassed by Dogs, Hospitalized: Police

    07/06/2015 11:01:01 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Monday, Jul 6, 2015
    Authorities say a pig found in a swimming pool at a home in Broward County, bleeding, while being harassed by two pit bulls has undergone emergency surgery. The Miami Herald reports Pembroke Pines police say the pig and the pit bulls got loose outside the home Friday evening. Police say they are now investigating whether to file criminal charges against an unidentified homeowner who owns all three animals. Police and Broward County Animal Control found the injured pig in the backyard pool, with the pit bulls nearby. Police say the pig was rushed to an animal hospital. Dr. Ira Zaslow...
  • CDC: Red eyes while swimming caused by urine, not chlorine

    06/23/2015 9:25:51 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 47 replies ^ | Jun 19, 2015 |
    Those red eyes you get from swimming aren't caused by chlorine, according to an official with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And the substances in the pool that do cause your bloodshot eyes will probably make you a little seasick. “Chlorine binds with all the things it’s trying to kill from your bodies, and it forms these chemical irritants. That’s what’s stinging your eyes. It’s the chlorine binding to the urine and sweat,” says the appropriately named Dr. Michael J. Beach, associate director of the CDC's Healthy Water program.
  • The McKinney Swimming Pool Story Is a Perfect Example of Massive Propaganda Delusion

    06/15/2015 10:22:58 PM PDT · by Morgana · 62 replies
    RushLimbaugh ^ | June 15, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: McKinney, Texas. You heard of that town? You heard of McKinney, Texas? Very nice little town. Police are called to a gated private swimming pool. It seems that African-American kids are sending out text messages to each other about where to go to mob the swimming pool that is not theirs. I mean, they don't have any right to be there, I'm sorry to say, don't fire me, please. They don't have any right to be there. It's not their pool. It's somebody else's pool. It's gated, but they found their way in, they're texting out, "Everybody,...
  • Officer caught on video in Texas pool party incident resigns

    06/10/2015 4:35:53 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 34 replies
    AP via Yahoo News ^ | 06/10/15 | DAVID WARREN and TERRY WALLACE
    MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) — A white police officer recorded on video pushing a black girl to the ground at a North Texas pool party resigned from the police force Tuesday. Officer David Eric Casebolt's actions were "indefensible," McKinney Police Chief Greg Conley said at a press conference after the officer submitted his resignation. But Casebolt was not pressured to quit the force, Conley said. A teenager at the party posted a video online showing the officer pushing a bikini-clad girl to the ground and brandishing his gun to other black teens when officers responded last Friday to calls about the...
  • McKinney chief: Eric Casebolt was 'out of control'

    06/09/2015 6:08:44 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 145 replies
    Gannett WFAA ^ | 06-09-2015 | Rebecca Lopez
    McKINNEY — The McKinney police officer whose actions at a pool party disturbance last Friday went viral in a YouTube video resigned from the force on Tuesday. "The actions of Eric Casebolt are indefensible," police Chief Greg Conley told reporters at a news conference late Tuesday afternoon, saying the officer was "out of control during the incident." "I had 12 officers on the scene, and 11 of them performed according to their training," Conley added. Casebolt's resignation was confirmed about one hour earlier by attorney Jane Bishkin, who told WFAA that the decision was made after a meeting with the...
  • The full story of McKinney

    06/08/2015 9:27:55 PM PDT · by ALASKA · 30 replies
    There's the Full Story of the McKinney Pool Fiasco
  • Here’s the REST OF THE STORY Behind the Police Abuse at the McKinney Pool Party

    06/08/2015 12:25:20 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 152 replies ^ | 6-8-2015 | Jim Hoft
    On Friday McKinney police officer Eric Casebolt was called in to assist at an out of control pool party at a local subdivision.Officer Casebolt was filmed throwing a bikini-clad black girl on the ground, twisting her arm and pulling his gun on the crowd.Casebolt has since been suspended. The incident is under investigation. Now here’s the rest of the story… On Monday a local wrote in to Steve Noviello to tell the rest of the story. PLEASE HELP! That (now viral) video of the officer in McKinney subduing a girl in a bathing suit was in OUR neighborhood. The situation...
  • Police: Man booked for child sex abuse charges after incident in pool

    03/05/2015 4:25:11 PM PST · by Colofornian · 49 replies (Provo Herald) ^ | Feb. 25, 2015 | Kurt Hanson
    LEHI — Officers booked a man Wednesday afternoon after a 10-year-old girl disclosed the suspect had sexually abused her last summer. During an interview at the Children’s Justice Center, the victim said she was swimming at a neighbor’s home in Lehi during the summer of 2014. During that time, the neighbor’s uncle, Jeff Hunt, came out and got in the pool with the victim and with her friends. They started to play a game of “shark,” but during the game, Hunt, 42, reportedly made the victim grab and squeeze his crotch underwater. She also stated he had reached up and...
  • Perfectly centered break of a perfectly aligned pool ball rack (Computer simulation: 8-ball)

    01/08/2015 7:23:16 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 52 replies
    All the gory mathematical details are here ==> (whether the details are correct or not, I cannot say, since I didn't check them myself, lol)
  • Fun with Vortex Rings in the Pool

    12/19/2014 12:56:52 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 13 replies
    YouTube ^ | 12/1714 | PhysicsGirl
    Video here.