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  • Marlon Bundo, the Pence family rabbit, launches Instagram account

    05/09/2017 1:57:32 PM PDT · by fishtank · 12 replies
    May 2, 2017 | Caitlin Yilek
    Marlon Bundo, the Pence family rabbit, launches Instagram account by Caitlin Yilek | Jan 23, 2017, Marlon Bundo, the Pence family rabbit, had "a productive first day" on the job, according to its newly launched Instagram account. The rabbit's first photo shows the animal sitting on a desk next to a globe, glasses and telephone. "Working hard to #makeamericagreatagain," the caption reads. Marlon Bundo is also dubbed as first "botus" — or "bunny of the United States" — in the caption. The Pence family introduced the rabbit to the nation in early January.
  • Al-Qaeda chief commits suicide in Libyan prison, report says

    05/11/2009 11:54:49 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 33 replies · 1,102+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 5/11/2009 | Duncan Gardham
    Ibn al-Sheikh al-Libi, whose real name was Ali Mohammed al-Fakheri, 46, took his own life in his prison cell, according to the Libyan newspaper Oea. Information gained from the interrogation of al-Libi was cited on several occasions by the Bush administration as justification for the war in Iraq. He told his CIA interrogators that al-Qaeda had sent two men to Iraq to seek training in chemical and biological weapons in December 2000. Classified documents added that the men did not return, so al-Libi did not know whether the training took place, and that, in any case, he was probably "intentionally...
  • Tourists queue up to be smothered on Rabbit Island [tr]

    07/22/2015 8:35:49 AM PDT · by C19fan · 27 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 22, 2015 | Chris Kitching
    A Japanese outcrop is giving new meaning to the term island hopping, with tourists flocking there to be smothered by dozens of bouncing bunnies at once. An increasingly popular destination for holidaymakers, Rabbit Island is home to hundreds of wild but friendly bunnies who are known to approach tourists in large groups to scavenge for food. And visitors are more than willing to get on the ground and allow the rabbits to crawl all over them – even though the damp patches on their clothes suggest the adorable animals have wet feet and potentially answered the call of nature while...
  • Rabbitgate: Could This Be a Good Thing?

    01/31/2015 7:47:24 PM PST · by ebb tide · 31 replies
    The Remnat Newspaper ^ | January 28, 2015 | Christopher A Ferrara
    This article is my take on the impact of the latest scandal caused by the latest papal press conference at the back of an airplane: the one during the flight from Manila to Rome, reported around the world under the eminently predictable headline: “Pope Francis: Catholics Don’t Have to Breed Like Rabbits.” Objectors need not pester me or this newspaper with complaints about “bad translation” or the “whole context” of the Pope’s remarks, nor with such quibbles as “the Pope said be like rabbits, not breed like rabbits.” I have watched the entire interview in Italian and compared it with...
  • “Rabbitgate”: Video Witness Shames The Pope

    01/25/2015 4:42:07 PM PST · by ebb tide · 41 replies
    Muddabor's Blog ^ | January 23, 2015 | Mundabor
    He (Francis) has backpedaled, I know. He has backpedaled in pretty much as much of a clear and unmistakeable way as can be normally expected by a Pope. But there is no doubt in my mind that this backpedaling is not the fruit of him realising that he has inadvertently expressed himself in, say, an unlucky way. On the contrary: he says very clearly what he means, and his body language makes the point all the way. The backpedaling is therefore, without the shadow of a doubt, an exercise in damage control meant to distract the faithful from what the...
  • About those “catholic-rabbits” criticized by the Pope

    01/23/2015 10:35:37 AM PST · by ebb tide · 9 replies
    Fratres in Unum.com ^ | January 22, 2015 | Patricia Medina
    I have been blessed with six children. Children I had by six C-sections. My C-sections were never because of convenience or fear of labor pains. Quite the contrary. I have always wanted to give birth naturally, but my firstborn went into fetal distress after 13 hours of labor. Meconium[1] and blood made his birth a medical emergency and the C-section inevitable to save his life. Thank God I gave birth in a time when the C-section is an option. Some decades before, and me and my boy would both be dead. Even though he had a very low initial APGAR[2],...
  • Watch this rabbit in action!

    06/01/2014 2:27:10 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 9 replies
    Facebook ^ | 6-1-14 | unknown
    Watch this rabbit in action!
  • Prisoners at Jail Overrun With Rabbits Banned From Bunny Boiling After EATING Them

    09/15/2013 12:51:00 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 37 replies
    Mirror ^ | 9/15 | Matthew Drake
    Hungry lags were ordered to stop snaring the pests and cooking them in their microwaves - because it upsets the prison's staffInmates at a jail overrun by rabbits have been hit by a bunny boiling ban after the governor found they were EATING them. Hungry lags were ordered to stop snaring the pests and cooking them in their microwaves - because it upsets the prison's staff. The jailbirds' culinary caper emerged after the Sunday Mirror revealed last week how the grounds of Ford open prison were being dug up by around 5,000 of the creatures. Pest controllers were called in...
  • DIA Parking Lots Consider Measures To Stop Bunnies From Attacking Cars

    02/17/2013 2:15:23 PM PST · by EveningStar · 30 replies
    KCNC-TV CBS Channel 4 Denver ^ | February 14, 2013
    It’s a problem that plagues passengers who park at Denver International Airport- bunnies are causing hundreds and sometimes thousands of dollars in damage to cars. The rabbits eat the wires under the hood.
  • Rabbits wreak havoc at Denver International Airport by chewing through car wiring

    01/28/2013 9:20:37 AM PST · by Uncle Chip · 13 replies
    The Daily Mail Online ^ | January 27, 2013 | James Nye
    Rabbits at Denver International Airport are chewing through the wires of cars in the parking lot causing tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage. The airport is home to hundreds of bunnies, who are not living up to their cute reputation as they chew through brake lines, clutch lines and other wiring. Local car repair shops in the Denver area estimate that the rabbits are doing massive damage and car owners affected have pleaded with the airport to do something about the growing menace. 'When I had the trouble with the oil light coming on, the dealer told me...
  • Rabbits Wreaking Havoc On Cars At DIA(Denver Airport)

    01/27/2013 1:30:19 PM PST · by SMGFan · 41 replies
    Travelers have a warning for drivers who park their cars near Denver International Airport (DIA). Rabbits are chewing the wires under many cars costing owners a lot of money. The rabbits get in and chew the brake lines, the clutch lines and other wiring. Local car repair shops estimates they can do thousands of dollars in damage. “When I had the trouble with the oil light coming on, the dealer told me the wires that controlled the air conditioning were chewed,” said Ken Blum, one car owner who knows all about the not so funny bunny business at DIA. Blum...
  • Anonymous call-to new animal-abuse-hotline leads to raid-on Colorado woman’s rabbit farm

    08/11/2011 12:18:22 PM PDT · by Cowman · 39 replies · 2+ views
    Big Government ^ | Aug 11th 2011 at 6:21 am | Bob McCarty
    Upon arriving home at about 1:40 p.m., she found the animal control officers being unreasonable and milling about on her property — without a search warrant. ... Much “discussion” took place during the day and, when the animal control officers told Bell she had “too many animals for your zoning,” she begged to differ. “No, you need to check your zoning regulations,” she told them. “I moved in before you changed the zoning. I can have as many animals as I want. I have more than an acre. I’m zoned A-2.” Apparently stumped by her knowledge of the local zoning,...
  • Here Comes Peter Cottontail Hopping Down the Statist Trail: Feds Fine Missouri Farmer $90,000

    06/09/2011 8:21:50 AM PDT · by Paladins Prayer · 37 replies
    The New American ^ | Thursday, 09 June 2011 | Selwyn Duke
    The definition of “totalitarian” is: “of or pertaining to a centralized government that does not tolerate parties of differing opinion and that exercises dictatorial control over many aspects of life. [Emphasis added.]” And while we’re not quite there yet — we still do hear other (mostly stupid) opinions — read the following and tell me if our government doesn’t meet the italicized portion of the above definition. Rural Missouri farmer John Dollarhite was just fined $90,000 by our central government for engaging in a commercial endeavor. Was he an illegal alien running drugs across our border? No, such people benefit...
  • Fined for 'illegally' selling rabbits (A $90,000 fine for a profit of $200?)

    06/02/2011 6:55:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies · 1+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 06/02/2011 | Greg Halvorson
    You can't make this up.  A Missouri man, presumably trying to make a living in the era of Hope and Change, has been fined more than twice the cost of a Chevy Volt for illegally selling rabbits.  John Dollarhite says he didn't know a federal license was required and, even if he had known, probably wouldn't have foreseen the blindsiding of the 8th amendment by the Department of Agriculture.  To wit:Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishment inflicted. Ninety grand?  For those without a calculator, that's the reported profit in question ($200)...
  • Sell a few rabbits, earn $200 – Obama fines you $90,000

    05/20/2011 8:00:25 AM PDT · by Steve495 · 66 replies
    Radio Vice Online ^ | May 20, 2010 | Steve McGough
    That’s right. I’m putting this right at the feet of the president himself. A family in Missouri has been fined more than $90,000 by the US Department of Agriculture for selling more than $500 of the furry creatures in less than one year. The families profit was a whopping $200 for the year.
  • Man Suffocates in Rabbit Hole

    10/16/2010 3:21:21 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 48 replies
    New Zimbabwe ^ | 10/15/2010
    A HUNTER died after squeezing his head into a rabbit hole and suffocating. Energy Kamuruko was out tracking with dogs when he noticed a rabbit dart into a tunnel near the village of Mandipaka in Nyanga. The 20-year-old peered inside but his head got stuck. His body was found the following day by a neighbour. A postmortem confirmed he died on Sunday of asphyxiation. It is the second hunting-related accidental death in recent months. In August, Tamsen Lucius, 36, impaled himself on his own spear while chasing wild pigs. Police said he had climbed a tree to try and get...
  • Car-Eating Rabbits Invade Denver Airport

    10/14/2010 9:42:38 AM PDT · by justlurking · 80 replies
    Jalopnik ^ | 2010-10-13 | Matt Hardigree
    Travelers parking their cars at the Denver International Airport are falling victim to something worse than high fees: rabbits. The rodents seem to love the delicious soy-based wiring compound in cars built after 2002. The airport denies that rabbits were the cause of the damage to numerous vehicles, but local mechanics — and more precisely, local dealerships — seem to think of the place as a haven for the furry predators. The camera crew shot a BMW guy pointing to a fantastic-looking E30, but we're hoping the car wasn't one of the targets.
  • Palestinian TV: Kids want stealing rabbit's hand cut off

    10/02/2010 7:31:51 PM PDT · by Pride_of_the_Bluegrass · 11 replies
    Youtube ^ | MEMRI
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  • FEEDING THUMPER

    08/05/2010 8:42:35 AM PDT · by SMARTY · 49 replies
    August 5, 2010 | Me
    I just found out there is a bunny living by the garage door, under the cement stoop. I put some small carrots there. He smelled them but didn't eat them. He is eating the dandelions (lots of those around) Should I try to feed him? What would I give him that would not attract unwelcome critters?
  • Schoolgirl reduced to tears after animal rights activist steals rabbit and leaves taunting note

    07/12/2010 12:37:04 PM PDT · by Charlespg · 41 replies · 2+ views
    Daily mail ^ | 3:49 PM on 12th July 2010 | James Tozer
    Every morning before school, Barney the rabbit could expect a little treat and a bit of loving attention. But when his owner, 13-year-old Kiera Bailey, came downstairs to make her daily check on him, the schoolgirl received a dreadful surprise. Instead of her beloved pet - bought nine years ago after a bad experience at school - there was an empty hutch and a threatening note, apparently from animal rights extremists.