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  • Former MSNBC anchor Dylan Ratigan running for Congress The Hollywood Reporter

    02/21/2018 10:15:47 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 16 replies
    aol ^ | Feb 21st 2018 | JEREMY BARR
    Former CNBC and MSNBC anchor Dylan Ratigan is getting into politics. On Wednesday afternoon, Ratigan formally announced that he's running for Congress as a Democrat in New York's 21st congressional district, which encompasses several counties in the northern part of the state. Ratigan spent three years at MSNBC before leaving the network — and the television business — in 2012. Before that, he worked as an executive for Bloomberg News and an anchor for CNBC. Last spring, Ratigan was hired by his former MSNBC colleague, Cenk Uygur, as a contributor to his Young Turks Network. Uygur said that Ratigan will...
  • Luis Gutierrez to Announce He Won't Seek Reelection: Sources

    11/27/2017 6:27:40 PM PST · by Libloather · 60 replies
    NBC Chicago ^ | 11/27/17 | Mary Ann Ahern
    NBC 5 has learned Congressman Luis Gutierrez will announce Tuesday he is not running for re-election after 24 years on Capitol Hill, sources say. Guitterez telephoned key democratic leaders late this afternoon to let them know of his plans. Calls to Guitterez tonight have not been returned. Already printing petitions Monday night-- to begin the process of getting signatures before next Monday's deadline -- is Cook County Commissioner Jesus Chuy Garcia. Ald. Carlos Ramirez Rosa is considering a congressional race. This will also leave an opening on the county board should Garcia opt for Guitterez's seat.
  • Avocado Rat Is the Millennial Version of Pizza Rat

    11/17/2017 8:22:42 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    Mashable ^ | SHANNON CONNELLAN
    t's been two years since a rat struggled to drag a hefty slice of pizza along a few subway stairs in New York, and oh, how far we've come. American hero Pizza Rat now has a rather on-trend Brooklyn antithesis: Avocado Rat. Discovered hauling an avocado along the tracks at Greenpoint Avenue subway station in Brooklyn on Tuesday, this determined little rat truly embodies the undying millennial addiction to the coveted fruit. Documentary filmmaker Jessica Edwards managed to capture the little hero, posting an Instagram video of the little battler. Look, he even managed to get his avo off the...
  • Fall Brings the Return of Pizza Rat and His Hungry Adventures

    10/03/2017 2:40:36 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    Pizza Rat is back, and he’s hungry New York’s unofficial mascot Pizza Rat has returned. The pie-loving rat that stole New Yorkers’ hearts and even inspired a Halloween costume just keeps popping up on subways and streets, and this time he’s bringing it back to his roots with a subway slice fight. Watch above as Pizza Rat battles multiple hungry enemies to protect his dinner. No one puts Pizza Rat in a corner.
  • Parisians protest 'genocide' of rats as city battles rodent infestation

    09/04/2017 12:50:46 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 49 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 3 SEPTEMBER 2017 | David Chazan
    Parisians protest 'genocide' of rats as city battles rodent infestation By David Chazan, paris 3 SEPTEMBER 2017 • 6:11PM Thousands of Parisians have signed a petition denouncing efforts to control a rat infestation as a rodent “genocide.” The French capital is facing its worst rat crisis in decades, and rapid proliferation of the animals has forced several parks to close temporarily amid fears that children could be bitten or infected by disease. Paris authorities are spending £14 million this year on “deratisation”. But some residents have spoken out in defence of the creatures. Influenced perhaps by the loveable rat Remy...
  • The price of Rat meat goes up in Thailand

    08/17/2017 5:06:28 AM PDT · by vannrox · 32 replies
    Living Thai ^ | Not Specified | Editorial staff
    The price of Rat meat goes up in Thailand I rarely copy a news story but a story about eating rats I can't pass up. This story from PDN about the price of rat meat in Phitsanulok. Before you think that's it's only poor farmers eating rats, the cost of rat meat is double that of chicken and pork. This lady says it costs 250 baht a kilogram for a big rodent, not that i'm noting to buy a whole kilo of it! Still I've eaten rat meat and although I prefer fried frog, fried rat isn't too bad...
  • Vanity, if McCain campaigned on Obamacare repeal can he be sued to get the money back?

    07/28/2017 2:51:56 PM PDT · by edzo4 · 22 replies
    Edzo | Edzo
    Just curious, I mean it seems fraudulent to me.
  • Monster Rat found on U Street [DC]

    07/24/2017 2:40:34 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 71 replies ^ | July 24, 2017 at 11:00 am | by Prince Of Petworth
    Photo by Pat Pat sends us a shot of this monster Friday night: “Check this bad boy out. Found on U Street today.” Ed. Note: I will never ever ever complain about wild bunny rabbits again.
  • College roommates team up to courageously swat rat out of Pittsburgh apartment, internet goes wild

    02/19/2017 7:42:31 AM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 36 replies
    Ny Daily News ^ | 18 Feb 2017 | Brian Lisi
    They've got all the rat moves. Four (female) college students took matters, brooms and mops into their own hands to evict a rat from their Pittsburgh apartment, the whole ordeal then uploaded the tense 13-second footage
  • Pelosi Super PAC spends $1.2 million attacking Claudia Tenney (NY-22)

    10/15/2016 4:25:50 AM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies
    Facebook ^ | 10/14/16
    Nancy Pelosi's Super PAC is on the air with nearly $1.2 million in false attacks on Claudia designed to buy this seat for millionaire heiress Kim Myers.
  • Republican Sen. Susan Collins won’t vote for Donald Trump

    08/08/2016 7:05:34 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 102 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 8, 2016 | Victor Morton
    Sen. Susan Collins of Maine has become the second and most-senior Republican senator to say she will not vote for GOP nominee Donald Trump for president. In an op-ed published online Monday night in The Washington Post, Ms. Collins said it was “not a decision I make lightly, for I am a lifelong Republican.” The column outlined a series of common criticisms of Mr. Trump’s conduct and temperament — mocking a reporter with disabilities, feuding wioth a Muslim Gold Star family, suggesting a Mexican-American judge might not be impartial.
  • ‘Devastated’: scientists too late to captive breed mammal lost to climate change

    06/29/2016 7:57:20 AM PDT · by Ketill Frostbeard · 91 replies ^ | June 29, 2016 | Jeremy Hance
    The Bramble Cay melomys has become more famous in extinction than it ever was in life. A mouse-like rodent, the melomys amazingly survived on a 3.6 hectare grass-covered cay (a low-lying island in a coral reef) in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef like a ratty Robinson Crusoe for thousands of years. There, it thrived off just a few plant species until human-caused climate change—in the form of rising sea levels and increasing inundations of sea water on the low-lying island—wiped it off the planet. But, while the extinction has been reported widely, articles have missed an important point: the scientists who...
  • Hillary Clinton Launches ‘Republicans Against Trump’ Website

    06/08/2016 12:43:20 PM PDT · by detective · 47 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8 Jun 2016 | Alex Swoyer
    Presumptive Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign is turning toward the general election, launching a website that targets frustrated Republican voters who don’t support presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump. “The website,, was registered on May 27 and launched on June 2, according to domain registration records,” Politico reports. “The Clinton campaign only appears to have begun buying ads to promote the site more recently.”
  • Cruz:‘Trump May Be A Rat But I Have No Desire To Copulate With Him’ (Video)

    03/25/2016 1:27:39 PM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 323 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 3/25/16 | Steve Guest
    Sen. Ted Cruz  97% says “Donald Trump may be a rat but I have no desire to copulate with him.” After calling the National Enquirer report of the alleged affair “garbage,” Cruz said, “What is striking, is Donald’s henchman, Roger Stone had for months been foreshadowing that this attack was coming.”(RELATED: Cruz Accuses Trump Of Planting ‘Sleaze’ In National Enquirer) Stone, a former adviser to Trump, has been labeled by some in the media as a “rat*ucker” due to using dirty political tricks when he worked in the Nixon administration.
  • Gary Condit accused of lying - for man convicted of murdering his former lover Chandra Levy

    01/09/2016 2:16:01 PM PST · by Libloather · 107 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/08/16 | AP
    Gary Condit accused of lying during trial for man convicted of murdering his former lover Chandra Levy A lawyer for a man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy said on Friday that former California Congressman Gary Condit, who was romantically linked to Levy, misled the jury when he testified during the man's trial. Ingmar Guandique's attorney Eugene Ohm made the allegation during a court hearing ahead of Guandique's scheduled March re-trial. Ohm said that notes of an interview that authorities did with Condit after Levy's disappearance show that Condit, a Democrat who served in Congress from 1989 to 2003,...
  • DFLer (RAT) abruptly quits race after saying 'ISIS isn't necessarily evil'

    11/15/2015 5:38:51 PM PST · by Libloather · 44 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | 11/15/15 | Paul Walsh
    A Burnsville DFLer's campaign for the state House abruptly ended Sunday morning within hours of him posting on social media that ISIS "isn't necessarily evil" and is "made up of people doing what they think is best for their community." The Twitter posting Saturday by Dan Kimmel, coming as the world's emotions remain raw from Friday's terror attacks in Paris, brought swift rebuke from others on Twitter. House Minority Leader Paul Thissen, DFL-Minneapolis, called for Kimmel to give up his campaign. "I'm folding up the campaign tent," Kimmel told the Star Tribune. He later issued a written apology and called...
  • Democrat bloodies reporter over voter fraud questions

    10/06/2015 7:10:20 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 27 replies
    Wolrd Net Daily ^ | Oct. 6, 2015 | Douglas Ernst
    An Alabama Democrat was caught on video attacking a reporter who confronted him over voter fraud allegations on Tuesday. City councilman Amos Newsome of Dothan, Alabama, lashed out in the Dothan Civic Center parking lot after a City Commission meeting, the Donthan Eagle reported.
  • Cover Your Cams: Webcam of This Couple Got Hacked While Watching Netflix

    08/14/2015 11:03:34 AM PDT · by Cats Pajamas · 32 replies
    Hackread ^ | August 11, 2015 | Wagas
    The hackers are selling Remote Access Trojan (RAT) to the interested wannabe hackers, and believe it or not, most of the purchasers of these malware programs are youngsters and novice hackers. The malware and Trojans being provided by the hackers will allow anyone to take control of the targeted electronic device, eventually attacking the victim. The report calls them “ratters.”
  • Lab Tests Confirm KFC ‘Fried Rat’ Is Actually Chicken

    06/24/2015 12:09:35 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    KFOR ^ | JUNE 22, 2015 | M.DELATORRE
    The alleged fried rat that was found by a KFC customer is nothing more than another piece of chicken in the bucket. Last week, a California man named Devorise Dixon claimed that a piece of meat that came in his KFC meal was a fried rat. “It was very nasty,” he said. “I spit it out. I looked down at my hand and I realized that it was in the shape of a rat with a tail and everything in it.” Independent lab results showed that the breaded lump was, in fact, a piece of chicken. KFC spokesman Rodrigo Coronel...
  • ['RAT] Dallas mayor: 'I was scared, mad' about Ebola

    10/31/2014 8:54:28 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 43 replies
    WFAA ^ | 7:30 p.m. CDT October 31, 2014 | David Schechter
    <p>I was mad at the State. I was mad at the county. I was mad at the city. I was mad at myself. I was mad at each team member. I was mad at Presbyterian.</p> <p>The idiot 'RAT mayor, among those who have accelerated the descent of Dallas to a third world cesspool is right. He's scared and he is MAD, as in insane. What an idiot but so typical of leftists.</p>