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  • 14-year-old electrocuted by cellphone while taking a bath

    07/11/2017 8:47:48 AM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 79 replies
    Austin American Statesman ^ | 7/11/17 | Theresa Seiger
    A 14-year-old Texas girl died Sunday morning after she was electrocuted while using her cellphone in the bathtub, according to family members. “This is such a tragedy that doesn’t need to happen to anyone else,” Madison Coe’s grandmother, Donna O’Guinn, told KCBD. “We want something good to come out of this as awareness of not using your cellphone in the bathroom as it is plugged in and charging.”
  • 'Well mannered' boyfriend accused of strangling girl friend

    12/10/2016 9:33:36 PM PST · by Uncle Sam 911 · 30 replies
    www.ajc.com ^ | December 9, 2016 | Raisa Habersham
    The family of Alyssa Wright wants to know what led the teenager’s boyfriend to allegedly strangle her. “He was always a real well-mannered boy. I never had any problems with him, always been respectful,” mother Melinda Wright told Channel 2 Action News on Friday. Alyssa Wright was allegedly strangled Tuesday by Elijah William Ramoutar, 19, at his home on White Birch Drive in Covington, according to the Newton County Sheriff’s Office. Family told Channel 2 that the 19-year-old went to Ramoutar’s house Tuesday evening. “We were sitting on the bed, laughing, joking about things that were starting to look up...
  • ‘Shocking and Weird’: Rachel Maddow Rips Start of Bill Clinton’s DNC Speech

    07/26/2016 8:43:36 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 107 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Uh-oh: looks like I’ve had something of a mind-meld with Rachel Maddow . . . During Bill Clinton’s DNC speech tonight, I tweeted “the spectacle of Bill Clinton telling the romantic story of how he met, wooed and married Hillary is deeply creepy.” When the speech ended, Rachel Maddow, on MSNBC, called the top of the speech “shocking and weird,” describing the beginning of the speech as “controversial.” Maddow was miffed that Clinton spoke of “a girl,” “the girl” and built “her whole political story for the whole first half of the speech around her marriage to him.” View the...
  • Today, please remember this. Trump: It was legal immigrants that made America great!

    Trump: It was legal immigrants that made America great!
  • Dinesh D'Souza mocking tweet of Bill and Hillary

    01/01/2016 11:02:13 PM PST · by doug from upland · 26 replies
    twitter ^ | 1-1-16 | D'Souza
  • Illegal Immigrant Children Fail to Show at Immigration Hearings

    07/24/2014 3:36:29 PM PDT · by Resettozero · 17 replies
    The New American ^ | Thursday, 24 July 2014 | Written by Warren Mass
    Judge Michael Baird of the federal Dallas Immigration Court said on July 22 that 18 of the children whose cases he was scheduled to hear on that day didn’t show up for court. The unaccompanied children were among 20 from Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala who were set to appear in Baird’s court for initial deportation hearings. The Dallas Morning News cited Baird’s statement describing the absentee rate that day as “highly unusual” — so high that he reset the hearings for August 11 rather than possibly issuing a deportation order. Baird said he was concerned that the children may...
  • Dave Brat On What His Shocking Win Means For The GOP

    06/10/2014 9:20:00 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | 6/11/2014 | Hannity
    Jun. 10, 2014 - 5:07 - Brat reacts to 'political earthquake'
  • Military brass behaving badly

    01/27/2014 6:33:43 AM PST · by armydawg505 · 14 replies
    thewashingtonpost.com ^ | 1/26/2014 | Craig Whitlock
    Brig. Gen. Bryan T. Roberts publicly warned his troops at Fort Jackson, S.C., last spring that he and the Army had “zero tolerance for sexual harassment and sexual assault.” Here’s what the Army didn’t tell the soldiers: At the time, Roberts himself was under investigation by the military over allegations that he physically assaulted one of his mistresses on multiple occasions. Martin P. Schweitzer, a commander with the Army’s legendary 82nd Airborne Division, was respectful and polite when he met a female member of Congress to discuss matters at Fort Bragg, N.C. Afterward, however, he couldn’t resist tapping out e-mails...
  • "I just read about it in the paper like you did"

    10/29/2013 9:05:16 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 9 replies
    Muhself ^ | 10-29-13 | TZ
    how many other BS quotes similar to this can you find from Dear Reader? hed didn't know about this and didn't know about that... Feel free to post them.
  • Lack of Customers Results in Electric Car Price War

    08/23/2013 8:38:40 AM PDT · by rktman · 19 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 8/22/2013 | Institute for Energy Research
    America will not achieve President Obama’s goal of 1 million electric cars on the road by 2015. This is despite large subsidies from the federal government and many states for making batteries and vehicles as well as additional subsidies for purchasing these vehicles. Very few consumers are interested in expensive cars with limited range and the anxiety of not knowing if the battery charge will last for their entire journey. As a result, manufacturers are dropping prices in order to sell the vehicles they are forced to produce. First Nissan slashed prices of its plug-in vehicles early this year, then...
  • Anderson Cooper: 'The fact is, I'm gay'

    07/02/2012 9:23:24 AM PDT · by Justaham · 101 replies
    Anderson Cooper, who has been reluctant to talk about his personal life in public, revealed that he is gay in an essay posted online on Monday. The CNN journalist said he had kept his sexual orientation private for personal and professional reasons, but came to think that remaining silent had given some people a mistaken impression that he was ashamed. "The fact is, I'm gay, always have been, always will be, and I couldn't be any more happy, comfortable with myself and proud," he wrote in a letter to Andrew Sullivan of the Daily Beast. Cooper, the son of Gloria...
  • Chevy Volt: Still Not Selling

    08/03/2011 8:23:28 AM PDT · by traumer · 66 replies
    The July sales numbers are out and the Chevy Volt continues to electrify (get it?) the country. GM sold … 125 Volts last month! Way back in March I made fun of the Volt for selling 281 units in February. Turns out, February was a good month. But wait, there’s more! GM says they’re going to increase production to 5,000 Volts per month in order to keep up with demand. You see, they claim that the reason the Volt isn’t selling is that they can’t keep enough cars on the lot. A GM spokeswoman recently claimed that they are “virtually...
  • Shocking new documents detail DOJ’s reasons for releasing Marxist bomber

    06/30/2011 9:34:17 PM PDT · by Nachum · 37 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7/1/11 | Matthew Boyle -
    Newly released documents show that the Department of Justice (DOJ) allowed for the release of Marxist radical and domestic terrorist Marilyn Buck from federal prison because officials believed she learned her lesson and had “expressed a dramatic change from her previous political philosophy.” These new documents, obtained by investigative journalist Cliff Kincaid’s America’s Survival organization, shed more light on why Holder’s officials decided to release Buck, a convicted radical left-wing domestic terrorist. “Incredibly, Buck’s attorney, Soffiyah Elijah, cited Buck’s ‘Master of Fine Arts in Poetics,’ completed behind bars, as evidence that she deserved parole. It’s a fraud and a racket,”...
  • Shocking New Study: The New York Times Always Favors Democrats

    04/26/2011 11:04:42 PM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | 4.26/11 | John Sexton
    I know what you’re thinking. This is news? But this statistical study covers 50 years of the Times‘ history from 1946-1997. Here’s what author Riccardo Puglisi found: The main finding is that the Times displays a Democratic partisanship, with some anti-incumbent aspects. This is the case, because there are systematically more stories about civil rights, health care, labour and social welfare during the presidential campaign, but only so when the incumbent president is a Republican. The Democratic partisanship hypothesis is con rmed by the fact that (during presidential campaigns) there is no countervailing variation in the
  • Box-office power of Ayn Rand’s ‘Atlas Shrugged’ baffles insiders

    04/24/2011 5:04:19 AM PDT · by Scanian · 45 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | April 21, 2011 | PAUL BOND
    The power of Ayn Rand devotees has impressed some Hollywood distribution executives, who took note of the hefty $5,640 per-theater average scored by “Atlas Shrugged: Part 1” during its opening weekend. “Shocking,” one executive said about the healthy business the low-budget film has been doing, considering its “awful” marketing plan. Awful or not, business has been brisk enough for producers Harmon Kaslow and John Aglialoro to expand from 299 theaters to 425 this weekend and to 1,000 by the end of the month. They don’t have enough film prints to fill all the orders. “Things have turned for us,” Kaslow...
  • Arizona Teacher's Shocking Letter

    03/24/2011 4:10:51 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    New Zeal ^ | 3/24/11 | Trevor Loudon
    Arizona State Senator Lori Klein reads a shocking letter from a local teacher. U.S. taxpayers are funding a Marxist inspired, criminally minded "5th column" within their own public school system.
  • There's One Shocking Aspect Of Obama's $20 Billion Foreclosuregate Settlement

    02/24/2011 6:45:55 PM PST · by Nachum · 16 replies
    businessinsider.com ^ | 2/24/11 | Joe Weisenthal
    This morning news broke that the White House is pushing a big, $20 billion global settlement to end the foreclosuregate mess. There's one surprising thing. The market is taking this to be an actual punishment of the news. Our presumption would be that any settlement would somehow end up being a positive, but maybe a punishment is a punishment... The market is down, but the big banks, like Bank of America (down over 2.3%) are getting hit much wors
  • 8 Shocking, Funny and Revealing Things Obama Told the Chamber of Commerce

    02/07/2011 10:42:47 AM PST · by Nachum · 42 replies
    fox ^ | 2/7/11 | staff
    I'm here in the interest of being more neighborly. Maybe we would have gotten off on a better foot if I had brought over a fruitcake when we first moved in. I understand the significance of your obligations to your shareholders. I get it. But as we work with you to make America a better place to do business, ask yourselves what you can do for America. I want to put more people to work rebuilding crumbling roads and bridges.
  • 'Shocking' corn prices: the other rising gold market

    10/13/2010 9:48:06 AM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies
    cs monitor ^ | 10/13/10 | Joshua M. Brown
    While gold bullion reaches record prices, golden corn demands its share of attention. Food prices have skyrocketed worldwide, and will soon hit consumers at grocery stores and restaurants. Keep obsessing over gold, but the real explosion is happening in the agricultural commodity complex. Food prices around the world are exploding. Farmer Brown has been discussing the Agflation theme here since the summer. It's happening... Where Did The Corn Go? (Daily Markets): “Shocking!” That is the term used by some grain traders just after the release of the USDA’s yield estimate for this year’s U.S. Corn crop. The USDA projected 155.8...
  • NH teen who zapped nipples during shop class sues

    08/31/2010 11:15:56 AM PDT · by Wolfie · 110 replies
    AP ^ | 8/31/2010
    <p>DOVER, N.H. — A New Hampshire high school student shocked so severely in shop class that his heart stopped beating is suing his teacher, the school district and the city of Dover.</p> <p>Kyle Dubois and his parents claim teacher Thomas Kelley did not warn Dubois and other students of the dangers of the electrical demonstration cords in their electrical trades class.</p>