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  • Legendary Komets broadcaster Bob Chase passes

    11/25/2016 9:01:10 AM PST · by Buckeye McFrog · 3 replies
    Fort Wayne Komets ^ | 11/24/2016 | Press Release
    Fort Wayne, IN-- Legendary Fort Wayne Komets broadcaster Bob Chase passed away at 2:40am ET Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016, at the age of 90. Chase completed 63 seasons as the voice of the Komets radio-rinkside last year after first arriving in Fort Wayne in 1953. Chase hailed from Negaunee, Michigan, where he was born January 22, 1926. He grew up in Marquette, Michigan and after high school joined the U.S. Navy where he served from 1943-1947. Upon his discharge from the Navy, Bob entered Northern Michigan University at Marquette and graduated in 1952. While in college, Bob started his radio...
  • Senior Leaders of Islamic State Eliminated in Airstrikes

    09/05/2014 12:54:17 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 22 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 9-5-2014 | Ari Yashar
    The leadership of the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) terrorist group in Syria and Iraq took a sharp blow on Thursday, as roughly 20 senior figures, including a top aide to IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, were killed in airstrikes according to the Iraqi defense ministry. In airstrikes on the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, where IS began its blitz conquest of Iraq in June, Baghdadi's top aide was killed along with a senior IS military commander, Abu Alaa al-Iraqi, according to Iraqi sources cited by BBC. It remains unclear if the airstrike was conducted by local US-trained Iraqi forces,...
  • Senior Israeli Minister’s Shocking Admission: “Israel Can No Longer Count on the United States”

    03/20/2014 10:26:35 PM PDT · by Nachum · 35 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/20/14 | Jim Hoft
    Another top Israeli leader sharply criticized the Obama administration’s handling of the Ukrainian crisis, telling reporters, “Israel can no longer count on the United States… US foreign policy is collapsing all over the world.” When was the last time you heard this come out of the mouth of an Israeli official? The Jerusalem Post reported: Another senior minister in Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s cabinet sharply criticized American foreign policy Tuesday, anonymously joining the open attack by Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon. Speaking to journalists in the Knesset, the minister said the Americans’ handling of the crisis in Ukraine proved that Israel...
  • Police stop 70 year old man for expired tags, shoot him for holding a cane (video)

    03/13/2014 1:04:29 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 56 replies
    Youtube ^ | 3/13/2014 | Youtube
    Video Linky Here YORK, SC -- A senior citizen was shot during a traffic stop when a police officer stopped him for expired tags and mistook his walking stick for a gun. Mr. Canipe, a veteran of the Vietnam War, stopped his truck when signaled. Without being prompted, he then proceeded to step out of his pickup truck to see what the problem might be. Lacking the strength to walk properly, Mr. Canipe then reached into his truck to pick up his walking stick, as he had done countless times before. But this time was different. Canipe was in...
  • U.S. ´has stepped up surveillance bugging of senior German officials since Barack Obama ordered

    02/24/2014 11:44:38 AM PST · by Nachum · 17 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/24/14 | Ted Thornhill
    The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has stepped up its surveillance of senior German government officials since being ordered by Barack Obama to halt its spying on Chancellor Angela Merkel, Bild am Sonntag paper reported on Sunday. Revelations last year about mass U.S. surveillance in Germany, in particular of Merkel´s mobile phone, shocked Germans and sparked the most serious dispute between the transatlantic allies in a decade. Bild am Sonntag said its information stemmed from a high-ranking NSA employee in Germany and that those being spied on included Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere, a close confidant of Merkel.
  • Pensions ask retirees to pay back tens of thousands

    10/25/2013 2:10:27 PM PDT · by GilGil · 37 replies
    CNN.COM ^ | 10/25/13 | MELANIE HICKEN
    For retirees, it can mean owing tens of thousands of dollars. And with little warning, their pension checks are being slashed to cover their debt. In April 2011, New Jersey resident Carol Montague received a letter from American Water Works Co.'s pension plan saying it had overpaid her for more than five years and wanted its money back -- plus interest. Montague, now 67, was told she owed roughly $45,000.
  • Senior officer, NCIS agent are among those arrested in Navy bribery scandal

    10/19/2013 10:26:43 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    WaPo ^ | 10/19/13 | Craig Whitlock
    The U.S. Navy is being rocked by a bribery scandal that federal investigators say has reached high into the officer corps and exposed a massive overbilling scheme run by an Asian defense contractor that provided prostitutes and other kickbacks. Among those arrested on corruption charges are a senior agent for the Naval Criminal Investigative Service and a Navy commander who escaped Cambodia’s “killing fields” as a child only to make a triumphant return to the country decades later as the skipper of a U.S. destroyer. The investigation has also ensnared a Navy captain who was relieved of his ship’s command...
  • IAF kills senior Salafist terrorist in Gaza strike

    04/30/2013 5:09:31 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 4/30/13 | staff
    An IAF aircraft on Gaza Tuesday morning assassinated a senior Salafist terror activist who was reportedly behind an April 17 rocket attack on Eilat from the Sinai. The IDF and Shin Bet security service confirmed that they had targeted Hithem Ziad Ibrahim Masshal, 24, from the Shati refugee camp. The attack marked the first “targeted strike” on a Gaza terror figure by Israel since November’s Operation Pillar of Defense, and came amid a renewal of sporadic rocket fire into Israel that seemed to show the deterrent effect of November’s operation was eroding.
  • Obama Daughters are Michelle’s ‘Senior Staffers’

    03/31/2013 10:49:29 AM PDT · by Nachum · 61 replies
    GOP the daily dose ^ | 3/3/13 | Amy
    Michelle was caught cheating on her expense report. What a show of arrogance! This information was obtained by Judicial Watch March, 2012. The administration had to be sued to get this through the FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT. Michelle Obama listed daughters as ‘Senior Staffers’ to justify her expensive African vacation and safari. October 5, 2011, Judicial Watch said the U.S. Air Force provided a C-32 ( a Boeing 757 ), modified by the military for the purpose of flying big-wigs around the world, to fly the First Lady and her entourage to and from Africa , at a cost of...
  • US Army’s senior neuropsychologist runs Keith Olbermann fan site, takes pot-shots at Republicans

    09/25/2012 11:41:07 AM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 9/25/12 | Jamie Weinstein
    The Army’s senior neuropsychologist also happens to be the long-time administrator of a Keith Olbermann fan site. When retired Lt. Col. Mike Russell isn’t working as the program manger of the Army’s brain testing program, now as a civilian, he’s busy online as the site administer of KeithOlbermann.org, which describes the former MSNBC and Current TV host as “The Last Reporter Standing.” A frequent contributor to the site’s Web forum, the main focus of the site, Russell has posted over-the-top political rants against Republicans, criticized the military’s psychiatrists and seemingly tried to recruit fellow online posters for positions on military...
  • Obama Senior Adviser Stutters Trying To Explain Why Obama Will Meet The View But Not World Leaders

    09/23/2012 4:08:53 PM PDT · by Nachum · 38 replies
    Youtube ^ | 9/23/12 | GOPICYMI
    On "Fox News Sunday" Chris Wallace asks Robert Gibbs why Pres. Obama isn't meeting with other World Leaders, but is finding time to appear on the "View"
  • Obama Senior Adviser Dodges Questions About Impact Of Medicare cuts

    08/19/2012 5:16:13 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    youtube ^ | 8/19/12 | GOPICYMI
    On "Fox News Sunday" Obama senior advisor Robert Gibbs works hard to dodge questions about Obama's Medicare cuts (August 19, 2012).
  • Senior Homeland Security staffers have no law enforcement experience

    05/14/2012 9:07:26 PM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    The Daily 'Caller ^ | 5/14/12 | Matthew Boyle
    President Barack Obama’s Homeland Security secretary, Janet Napolitano, has presided over the hiring of at least four senior staffers and advisers who have no law enforcement experience but align politically with the president. Jordan Grossman is a special adviser and deputy to the deputy chief of staff at the Department of Homeland Security, for instance, yet his resume shows no law enforcement experience. Before Grossman got his post in January 2009, he was a “special assistant” at the Obama-Biden presidential transition team after working for Obama’s 2008 election campaign. Before that, Grossman worked as a research assistant at the Annenberg...
  • Elderly Detroiter Says He Fatally Shot Suspected Teen Burglar

    03/28/2012 2:59:55 PM PDT · by taildragger · 40 replies
    My Fox Detroit ^ | Updated: Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012, 5:42 PM EDT | Alexis Wiley
    DETROIT (WJBK) -- It happened around 1:00 a.m. Wednesday. Willie White said he only had one bullet in his gun, but that one bullet was enough to protect himself and his family. "I put one bullet in the gun just in case. I was hoping I wouldn't have to use it," he remarked. However, the 75-year-old was given no other choice. He said he and his wife were in bed when they he heard a banging noise near the side door. He instantly knew what was happening. "Somebody's trying to break-in," he explained.
  • Drugs, prostitution in Capitol Heights retirement community targeted by police

    01/17/2012 12:07:55 PM PST · by JustSayNoToNannies · 14 replies
    The Gazette (Gaithersburg, MD) ^ | January 17, 2012 | Natalie McGill
    [...] The local police department is stepping up enforcement at the retirement community and is targeting units involved with soliciting drug dealers and prostitutes, said Capitol Heights Police Deputy Chief Anthony Ayers Sr. "We have a few individuals that conducted in the activity themselves that are actually tenants, that are on drugs and allow the prostitutes to come into their rooms," Ayers said. "We tried to let them know that we're watching them to try and get them to slow it down." [...]
  • Senior Palestinian official: UN bid is only alternative to violence

    09/21/2011 12:46:02 PM PDT · by Nachum · 21 replies
    haaretz ^ | 9/21/11 | Natasha Mozgovaya
    Senior Palestinian negotiator Nabil Shaath said Wednesday that the Palestinians' statehood bid at the United Nations is the only alternative to violence, stressing that the UN move will give the Palestinians the change to promote their rights. "The UN is the only alternative to violence," Shaath said during a press conference on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly."It will be very costly to us and the Israelis. Our new heroes are Gandhi, Mandela and Martin Luther King."
  • 76-Year-Old Woman Charged with Shooting at Officers

    08/05/2011 7:22:52 AM PDT · by TennesseeGirl · 18 replies
    News Sentinel ^ | 08-05-11 | Alund
    (excerpted) Authorities had been collecting marijuana plants on Round Mountain at the end of Rabbit Lane, according to a sheriff's report. "We could hear the rounds pass by and hit," Fontes said. Officers initially thought the shots came from the growers, Fontes said, but later discovered it was Speyrer who lived in a nearby home. According to the report, when officers noticed Spreyer in the area, they approached her and ordered her to get on the ground. Here's what the report states happened next: "Why do I have to get on the ground," the senior asked. "You shot at us,"...
  • Senior ATF, Justice Dept officials ignored Mexico-based agents’ complaints, bragged about Fast and

    07/26/2011 8:52:21 AM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7/26/11 | Matthew Boyle
    House oversight committee chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, California Republican, will soon air a different side of Operation Fast and Furious: what Mexico-based U.S. law enforcement officials dealt with. Senior Justice Department leadership in Washington ignored concerns Mexico-based Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) officials raised about the program, according to assertions made as part of the congressional investigation. A House oversight committee hearing on Tuesday morning at 10 a.m. will examine effects Operation Fast and Furious had on “The Other Side of the Border.” Former ATF attaché to Mexico, Darren Gil told Congressional investigators that, when he became...
  • STC (Senior Texting Code) humor

    03/29/2011 2:50:22 PM PDT · by eccentric · 13 replies
    Taste of Home ^ | 3-29-2011 | unknown
    SENIORS TEXTING CODE : ATD - At The Doctors; BFF - Best Friend Fell; BTW - Bring the Wheelchair; BYOT - Bring Your Own Teeth; FWIW - Forgot Where I Was; GGPBL - Gotta Go Pacemaker Battery Low; GHA - Got Heartburn Again; IMHO - Is My Hearing-Aid On? LMDO - Laughing My Dentures Out; OMMR - On My Massage Recliner; ROFLACGU - Rolling On Floor Laughing And Can't Get Up. TTYL - Talk To You Louder
  • NPR Senior VP: Zionists Don’t Control NPR Like They Control the Newspapers

    03/08/2011 8:32:15 AM PST · by Nachum · 25 replies
    Commentary Magazine ^ | 3/8/11 | Alana Goodman
    As if NPR needed any more problems: the news organization’s senior VP for development, Ron Schiller, was allegedly caught on film making some very unflattering remarks about Tea Partiers, Republicans, and Zionists, the Daily Caller reported this morning: A man who appears to be a National Public Radio senior executive, Ron Schiller, has been captured on camera savaging conservatives and the Tea Party movement. … In a new video released Tuesday morning by conservative filmmaker James O’Keefe, Schiller and Betsy Liley, NPR’s director of institutional giving, are seen meeting with two men who, unbeknownst to the NPR executives, are posing...