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  • New Temple University class for city kids: How to survive a shooting

    07/30/2016 9:14:56 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | July 30, 2016
    The class was part of a Temple University program called Fighting Chance, which takes a practical - if startling- approach to helping save lives in crime-addled areas by training residents how to triage the victims of shootings and other violent crimes before an ambulance arrives. Before Fighting Chance even launched, the Obama administration announced a similar effort, Stop the Bleed, in the fall.
  • How Turkey became a petri dish for Islamist politics

    07/30/2016 12:33:01 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 3 replies
    Maclean's ^ | 28 July, 2016 | Adnan R. Khan
    In December 1997, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the current Turkish president but at the time the mayor of Istanbul, recited a famous poem by Turkish nationalist poet Ziya Gökalp during a speech in the eastern Turkish city of Siirt. One line read: “The minarets are our bayonets, the domes our helmets, the mosques our barracks, and the faithful our soldiers.” At a time when Turkey’s strictly secular military still held sway over Turkish politics, the militarized reference to Islam was interpreted as a threat to the secular order established by modern Turkey’s founder, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. Erdogan was arrested, sentenced to...
  • Incredible moment swimsuit-wearing off-duty cop pins down thief who stole sunbathers’ mobile phones

    07/30/2016 11:55:35 AM PDT · by BBell · 62 replies
    thesun.co.uk ^ | 7/28/16 | DANNY COLLINS
    BIKINI BOBBY READY Incredible moment swimsuit-wearing off-duty cop pins down thief who stole sunbathers’ mobile phonesMikaela Kellner pursues the crook and slams him into the ground with an arm-lockHilarious images show policewoman and bodybuilder Mikaela Kellner grappling with the alleged thief in the middle of a park.This pickpocket got more than he bargained for when off-duty copper Mikaela Kellner took him down while still wearing her bikini. She slammed him to the ground with a powerfully administered arm-lock
  • 2 Texas A&M assistants suspended over sex jokes at football clinic for women

    07/30/2016 11:03:16 AM PDT · by BBell · 26 replies
    COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Texas A&M has suspended two assistant football coaches for two weeks for what they described as a "failed attempt at humor" this week at a football clinic for women. Coach Kevin Sumlin announced Friday night that offensive line coach Jim Turner and special teams coordinator Jeff Banks have been suspended without pay and will have to serve 20 hours of community service.
  • MTV Classic debuts August 1 with top shows from the 90s

    07/30/2016 10:58:39 AM PDT · by BBell · 28 replies
    http://www.metrotimes.com ^ | 7/29/16 | Alexandra Fluegel
    <p>It's 2016, which means the 90s are officially a 'classic' era. (Just take Detroit's newest 'throwback' station 105.1 for example.) And since youthful millennials can't get enough of high-waisted shorts and neon, the media overlords at Viacom have made the wise decision to switch VH1 Classic — which primarily broadcast a variety of mainstream rock/adult hits (whatever that means) mix of videos and concerts from the 70s through the mid-1990s (before they went to shit) — to MTV Classic.</p>
  • A Red, White and Blue Fantasy at the DNC

    07/30/2016 10:46:28 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 10 replies
    PoliZette ^ | 29 July, 2016 | Laura Ingraham
    What to take away from the Democrat National Convention? Democrats know how to choreograph a convention, tell a story, stay on theme, and quell opposition. On the closing night, they managed to hide the Palestinian flags that flew on previous days and keep the flag-burning on the streets to a minimum. They drowned out the “No More War!” chants of the Sanders die-hards with “USA! USA!” They produced an aura of optimism to a nation that consistently says, in the 65-percent range, that America is going in the wrong direction. The divisive, “punish your enemies,” Obama administration passed the baton...
  • SDF Smashes ISIL, on Verge of Full Liberation of Manbij (truncated)

    07/30/2016 10:29:31 AM PDT · by fella · 5 replies
    Latest developments in the town of Manbij indicate that the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), mainly comprised of Kurdish fighters, are about to push ISIL (ISIS / Daesh) back from its positions and capture the remaining districts of Manbij in coming hours, military sources said Saturday. "The SDF fighters are about to prevail over ISIL's defense lines in Central Manbij after wining back a key neighborhood this morning," informed sources said. "After seizure of al-Kajli neighborhood, the SDF fighters have stormed ISIL's positions from Southwestern part of the town and are nearing to enter Central Manbij," the sources said. "Al-Bazar bridge...
  • The Tyranny Of Pop Music

    07/30/2016 8:49:28 AM PDT · by OddLane · 99 replies
    Youtube ^ | June 15, 2016 | Roger Scruton
    A brilliant exposition of what's wrong with our society by one of my favorite modern philosophers.
  • Korea: The Importance Of Lies Mutually Agreed Upon

    07/30/2016 8:39:00 AM PDT · by fella · 6 replies
    Stratgy Page ^ | 29 July 2016
    The North Korean government is desperate for cash and apparently is tolerating (or encouraging) the widespread acceptance of bribes from people who would ordinarily have to turn out for major public spectacles. This was quite noticeable on July 8 th , the anniversary of the death (in 1994) of North Korean founder Kim Il Sung. Normally it is mandatory for all able bodied North Koreans to attend ceremonies honoring the founder. But not this year and it took a while to find out why. This all part of the “200 Day Battle” that began on July 1 st and demanded...
  • Thousands of Cuban Doctors in Brazil Brace for Forced Return Home

    07/30/2016 8:24:27 AM PDT · by fella · 3 replies
    Panam Post ^ | 26 July 2016 | Elena Toledo
    Over 1,000 Cuban Doctors With Brazilian Families Now Caught in Difficult Situation Brazil’s Ministry of Health has made a request to the Cuban government and the Panamerican Organization of Health (POH) in hopes of allowing Cuban doctors extend their stay in the country. Brazilian Minister of Health Ricardo Barros said Thursday, July 21 that the “More Doctors Program” created in 2013 by Dilma Rousseff — in which 11,429 Cuban doctors have participated — is unfortunately only “provisional.” Though he did not mark a date for the end of the federal program initiated by Rousseff’s adminstration, the Health Minister told the...
  • Colombia to Deport Hundreds of Cuban Immigrants

    07/30/2016 8:14:08 AM PDT · by fella · 8 replies
    Panam Post ^ | 27 July 2016 | Adriana Peralta
    More than 300 Immigrants from Cuba and Other Countries Have Entered Colombia in 2016 The start of an immigrant repatriation program was announced Tuesday, July 26 by Director for Colombian Migration Christian Krüger. Most citizens that enter Colombia illegally are Cuban, many of whom stay in warehouses or in shelters in Antioquia. After May 19, with the border closing between Panama and Colombia, more than 300 Cubans were intercepted, along with citizens from African countries. “We’re doing the paperwork to get into the warehouse where most immigrants are,” Kruger said.” Afterward, we will try to start the process we’re bound...
  • After 15 years, the US's counter-terror strategy has 'unequivocally failed'

    07/30/2016 8:04:51 AM PDT · by wtd · 5 replies
    Business Insider ^ | July 30, 2016 | Daniel L. Davis
    After 15 years, the US's counter-terror strategy has 'unequivocally failed' Apple and Google, two of the country’s biggest employers, don’t mess around with failure. Leaders either produce or they’re gone. Major League Baseball and National Football League teams have one standard for their leaders: get us into the playoffs or you’re fired. The government’s foreign policy elites, however, don’t have to succeed to keep their jobs. Unlike the rest of America, when U.S. leaders in foreign policy fail, they are rewarded or promoted, while the 330 million Americans living outside the Washington beltway foot the bill.
  • Former Brazil President Lula to Face Trial for Obstructing Petrobras Probe

    07/30/2016 8:02:38 AM PDT · by fella · 4 replies
    Panam Post ^ | 29 July 2016 | Sabrina Martin
    This is the first time Lula is accused in the largest corruption investigation in Latin America This Friday, July 29, former progressive president of Brazil Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was formally charged for interfering with criminal investigations when a federal judge accepted a complaint filed against him earlier this year. This is the first time Lula is indicted for crimes in Lava Jato, the biggest corruption probe in Latin America which investigates a kickbacks scheme at the giant state oil firm Petrobras. Brazilian prosecutors had already asked for his indictment several times, but this is the first time a...
  • Ex-Guantanamo Inmate Who Disappeared in Uruguay Resurfaces in Venezuela

    07/30/2016 7:50:05 AM PDT · by fella · 1 replies
    Panam Post ^ | 29 July 2016 | Raquel García
    Authorities Confirm Syrian Jhiad Diyab Has Resurfaced at Uruguayan Consulate in Venezuela After a month after disappearing from Uruguay, former Syrian Guantanamo prisoner Jhiad Diyab has resurfaced in Venezuela, according to Russian news agency Sputnik and Uruguayan chancellor Rodolfo Nin Novoa. According to Sputnik, Diyab presented himself in the Uruguayan consulate in Venezuela with the intention to travel to Turkey where a part of his family resides. The Syrian said he came to Venezuela through Brazil by bus. Diyab obtained refugee status in Uruguay after coming to the country in December 2014. This was achieved after an agreement by former...
  • Venezuelan President Links Pokémon Go to Capitalist “Culture of Death”

    07/30/2016 7:36:35 AM PDT · by fella · 11 replies
    Panam Post ^ | 29 July 2016 | Sabrina Martin
    Venezuela President Claims Those Playing Popular Game Are Prone to Violence During his TV show, transmitted across all official radio stations as well, Maduro claimed “virtual realities” create violent people. He condemned the thousands of people playing Pokemon Go. “We have to worry about what our kids consume in serials and games,” he said. “They create virtual realities. This debate has to be opened to the world and to our society. The creation of a culture that generates virtual realities, all linked to guns, violence and death. Or to virtual realities like the new game Pokemon Go.” “… What else...
  • Seattle doctor sentenced to 49 years after killing partner, son

    07/30/2016 6:50:55 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 36 replies
    Seattle PI ^ | July 29, 2016 | LYNSI BURTON
    After nearly a week of testimony and consideration given to the punishment he will face, a Seattle doctor who admitted to murdering his partner and their toddler son was sentenced to 49 years in prison -- the maximum allowed. Louis Chen, 44, pleaded guilty to reduced charges in February, wanting to avoid a trial. He was sentenced Friday by King County Superior Court Judge Bill Bowman. Chen's defense attorneys spent this week arguing that his mental problems -- and a possibly psychosis-inducing intake of cough syrup -- fueled actions he would otherwise have never committed. On those grounds, they lobbied...
  • 4 dead, 6 wounded in Chicago shootings

    07/29/2016 9:34:42 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 29, 2016
    Four people--including a 17-year-old boy--have been killed and at least six others wounded since Friday morning in city shootings, police said. The latest fatal shooting happened about 7:18 p.m. when a man was killed in the 2400 block of West 79th Street, said Officer Kevin Quaid, a police spokesman, citing preliminary information. Shortly before 6 p.m., a 17-year-old boy was shot in the city's Chatham neighborhood. That shooting happened in the 700 block of East 82nd Street, Sweeney said.
  • The Clinton CRIMINAL History (INSANE)

    07/29/2016 7:13:13 PM PDT · by KMG365 · 9 replies
    https://youtu.be/sqrBKIROLXE
    The Clinton CRIMINAL History https://youtu.be/sqrBKIROLXE
  • PD: Boy, 6, forced to stand barefoot on hot ground as punishment

    07/29/2016 5:15:14 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 13 replies
    CBS 5 AZ ^ | 29 JULY 2016 | CBS 5 AZ
    PHOENIX (KPHO/KTVK) - A boy’s father was arrested after he told police he punished his 6-year-old son by making him stand barefoot on the ground for 10 minutes in their backyard. The victim’s stepmother admitted she knew about the boy’s burns and blisters but did not report it for about 24 hours because she was afraid the children in the house would be taken away, according to a court document. She also said her husband had convinced her that nobody would believe her. The incident came to light after child crimes detectives with the Phoenix Police Department were called to...
  • Terror Suspect Endorses Trump in Phone Call from Federal Prison

    07/29/2016 4:54:20 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 10 replies
    ABC 7 CHICAGO ^ | 29 JULY 2016 | CHUCK GOUDIE
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Adel Daoud is charged in a plot to blow up a downtown nightclub and called the ABC7 I-Team Friday afternoon from federal lock-up, but not about his case. The accused terror plotter made a phone call from jail because he wanted people to know he was endorsing Donald Trump for president. A suspected radical Islamist endorsing Trump might be written off as a prison prank, but in this case, there may be something more serious to consider, as Daoud's mental competence is currently at issue in federal court. The call came from the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC)...
  • Why my wife is not voting for Hillary!

    07/29/2016 4:48:41 PM PDT · by loucon · 13 replies
    self | 7/29/2016 | Myself
    I had to post this quote from my wife. My wife says "voting for Hillary because she's a woman is like eating a turd because it looks like a tootsie-roll"
  • FREEP This Poll: Currently, Trump 49%, Clinton 32%

    07/29/2016 3:32:40 PM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 51 replies
    BING ^ | July 29, 2016 | Unknown
    Now that Democratic and Republican conventions are over, who will you vote for? Vote here!
  • Hillary's Administration (satire)

    07/29/2016 1:58:59 PM PDT · by RetiredTexasVet
    7/29/16 | RetiredTexasVet
    Here's a quick look at the Hillary Clinton Administration. Missing for 16 years, dishes, silver and furnishings are discovered in the WH. Employees and guests will have to use port-a-potties located behind the WH because WH ground floor bathrooms have been converted to house WH E-mail servers. HSBC to be contracted to operate all of the WH laundry operations. AG LA Lynch's office moved to a refurbished C-130 on the tarmac of the Phoenix airport with a B of A branch office located within to support financial transactions. Goldman Sachs contracted to run the Treasury Department which will eliminate the...
  • 13 signs your coworker is a psychopath

    07/29/2016 1:12:43 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 56 replies
    Business Insider ^ | Áine Cain
    Bullying isn't just for school kids on the playground. Andrew Faas, a former senior executive with Canada's two largest retail organizations, found this out the hard way when he blew the whistle on a corrupt colleague, and subsequently had his phone and email hacked and even received an anonymous death threat. To help others, Faas says in his new book, " The Bully's Trap," any worker being hired or promoted in a supervisory position should be required to take a psychological test. What would it test for? The 20 signs listed in the Hare Psychopathy Checklist, as developed by renowned...
  • Next Up?---My Bet: Massive Voter Fraud

    07/29/2016 12:42:33 PM PDT · by Be Careful · 96 replies
    Vanity | 7/29/16
    We all know "She" can't win on the issues. I'm wondering if anyone has heard of any other efforts, in addition to True the Vote, that are involved in monitoring the ballot boxes. For me, in the short run, I will reach out to True the Vote to see what I can do in my state. The most evil aspect of this whole thing are the 'Motor Voter' laws that completely circumvent the requirement for citizenship in order to obtain a driver's license, which then register you to vote at the same time. For example: Washington State: Note the verbiage...
  • Two people suspected of terrorism links arrested in southern France, conductor announces

    07/29/2016 12:10:34 PM PDT · by wtd · 7 replies
    Reuters ^ | Jul 29, 2016 | Ingrid Melander, Bate Felix, Kevin Liffey and Alexander Smith
    Here is a partial screen grab of a Bing news listing on terrorism: Two people suspected of terrorism links arrested in southern France, conductor announces Two people on a high-speed train in southern France were questioned by armed police officers after railway officials raised concerns about suspicious behavior, but the pair were not detained, a local administrator said on Friday.
  • ISIS Priest-Killer worked Full-Time as baggage handler -easily passed security checks (TR)

    07/29/2016 11:47:32 AM PDT · by wtd · 8 replies
    Inquisitr ^ | July 29, 2016 | Tara West
    ISIS Priest-Killer worked Full-Time as baggage handler in French airport, easily passed security checks One of the ISIS soldiers who slit Father Jacques Hamel’s throat during mass in Normandy had reportedly also worked full-time as a baggage handler at a nearby French airport. Abdelmalik Petitjean was one of the two Islamic State attackers who killed the priest before using nuns as human shields in a bid to flee police. Petitjean had pledged allegiance to ISIS and was seen on video declaring his place as a soldier for the terrorist group. However, despite his connections to the extremists, the young...
  • Does America Need More BA Degrees?

    07/29/2016 8:05:55 AM PDT · by pinochet · 116 replies
    If you were to give career advice to a high school student of average intellectual ability (he is not going to medical or engineering school), what kind of advice would it be? We have a shortage of well-trained car mechanics, plumbers, electricians, painters, roofers, and the like. But we have all these BA graduates walking around jobless.
  • Matt Damon Whitewashes Chinese History in ‘The Great Wall’

    07/29/2016 7:01:11 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | July 29, 2016 | Jen Yamato
    et me tell you about the biggest movie ever made in China, directed by China’s greatest living auteur, about one of China’s most famous historical achievements. The Great Wall is set over a millennium ago in China, where several dynasties’ worth of soldiers and slaves spent their lives constructing 5,500 miles of stone and brick to keep invaders and enemies out. It took 1700 years to build, the trailer and poster for Universal’s 2017 blockbuster declare, and a few hundred more for Hollywood to teach us who really saved one of the oldest civilizations in human history: Matt Damon.
  • It’s Nobody’s Business but the Turks’

    07/28/2016 8:43:53 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 8 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | 28 July, 2016 | Baron Bodissey
    The Good Fairy How Merkel clarified the situation on the Bosporus, how our life is being changed, and why Boris Johnson is an unfortunate choice of bogeyman The Week in Review by Hans Heckel July 23, 2016 Why is the man still in power? Wasn’t the era of Erdogan trending to its close last summer already? The Turkish strongman had lost his absolute majority in the June, 2015 elections. And coalitions do not enter into the calculations of someone who is interested in holding all the power. So new elections were set for November 1, 2015. But the polls showed...
  • PRAVDAMERIKA, the new media platform!

    07/28/2016 4:41:05 PM PDT · by libertarian27 · 13 replies
    People's Cube ^ | Jully 28, 2016 | Minitrue
    Glorious news, comrades! Finally the hour has arrived. No more browsing the web for the Kurrent Truth™. From now on, all news networks will be fused, by decree of Dear Leader himself. The Pravdamerika will report to you the Truth! Not the nasty truth like in the so-called "reality," but the korrekted, pleasant Kurrent Truth™ of the Party. It will be like a balmy spring rain for a thirsty proletarian peasant. At the last council of (evil) the proletarian korrectified media, it was decided that cooperating in one big mainstream media superpower would be far more efficient in the eternal...
  • Kaine: Recognizing Marriage as ‘Between a Man and a Woman’ Creates a ‘Hostile Place’

    07/28/2016 4:32:04 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 82 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | July 28, 2016 | 1:32 PM EDT | Eric Scheiner
    Democratic Vice Presidential Candidate Sen. Tim Kaine says that he changed his mind on the issue of same sex marriage, because when the Virginia legislature tried recognizing that a “marriage is between a man and woman” they were “doing it to try to make the state a hostile place.” “You know, on marriage equality I got tell you, in my first year as governor my legislature decided to put one of those same-sex — marriage is between a man and woman issues on the ballot and the more I listened to the reason they wanted to do it the more...
  • Devon Martes' mother: 'He put himself in harm's way'

    07/28/2016 2:05:43 PM PDT · by BBell · 26 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 7/28/16 | Richard A. Webster, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    The last time Alesia Martes saw her son, Devon, was Tuesday night (July 26) at their Metairie home. She said they were sitting on the living room couch and he was rubbing her head, saying, "My momma, oh I love my momma." -snip-Just before midnight, Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Deputy David Dalton fatally shot Devon Martes six times inside the warehouse after the teenager pointed a 9mm pistol at him, authorities said.-snip-The next morning, the police knocked on the family's door around 8 a.m., and after searching the house, they told Martes the tragic news. "Devon was a really kind...
  • Law Enforcement Motivation

    07/28/2016 12:04:19 PM PDT · by Hot Tabasco · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | ErikPorter3
    A friend of mine sent me this video
  • The right call on Manson follower

    07/28/2016 8:31:05 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 40 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 28, 2016 | Dennis Lund
    It’s hard to believe it has been almost fifty years since the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders of 1969. Unfortunately, we are reminded of these murders on too regular a basis. They were again in the news recently when Gov. Brown overruled the parole board’s recommendation to release Leslie Van Houten, one of several Manson Family members convicted of murder. Good call -- she is where she belongs. If you lived in southern California at the time, you likely have strong memories of those events. It was an unusually hot August that year, when the Tate murders hit the news. Six people...
  • Obama to DNC: 'We’re Not Done Perfecting Our Union'

    07/28/2016 8:31:04 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | July 28, 2016 | 5:51 AM EDT | Susan Jones
    “America is already great. America is already strong,” President Obama told the Democrat National Convention Wednesday night. But he also admitted there is more work to do: “We’re not done perfecting our union, or living up to our founding creed, that all of us are created equal and free in the eyes of God.” Obama said “a lot’s happened” during his two terms in office, but despite war, recession and “all manner of challenge,” he is “optimistic about the future of America.” […] Obama said the work still to be done must be done by Hillary Clinton, who has promised...
  • Ex-wife of treasure hunter says Colorado man died chasing 'hoax'

    07/28/2016 7:23:27 AM PDT · by dware · 14 replies
    KJCT8 ^ | 07.27.2016 | AP via KJCT8
    The ex-wife of a man who died while searching for a cache of gold and jewels says she believe he lost his life chasing a hoax. Linda Bilyeu told The Albuquerque Journal she's disappointed that Randy Bilyeu, the father of her two daughters, died while searching for treasure Santa Fe author Forrest Fenn says he's hidden in the Rocky Mountain region. Although 54-year-old Bilyeu was reported missing in January, his remains weren't found until July. Bilyeu was visiting Santa Fe from Broomfield, Colorado, to search for Fenn's antique treasure chest. It's said to contain more than $1 million worth of...
  • Detroit police release surveillance video of suspect wanted in strip club shooting

    07/28/2016 6:32:23 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 7 replies
    WXYZ ^ | July 27, 2016
    DETROIT (WXYZ) - Detroit Police are looking for a gunman who was caught on surveillance video firing shots outside of a strip club on the city's southwest side. This all happened during the early morning hours of July 5th at The Sting Gentlemen's club.
  • Venezuelan Government Forces Companies to Lend Employees to Agriculture Sector

    07/28/2016 4:44:43 AM PDT · by fella · 10 replies
    Panam Post ^ | 27 July 2016 | Sabrina Martin
    Shielded in the state of exception and economic emergency, with the argument of "contributing with the productive impulse" The Venezuelan government is forcing public and private companies to lend some of their employees to the agriculture sector, it was recently reported. In a Ministry of Labor resolution published in the Official Gazette, the government announced its intention to “contribute to the productive boost” surrounding the country’s economic emergency. The Ministry established a special rule for “all entities in the country, private, public of social property and mixed property.” The resolution stated entities in the agriculture sector “are bound by the...
  • Politics of Race: Democrat-slavery & discrimination; Republican-abolition & civil rights

    07/27/2016 10:40:10 PM PDT · by stars & stripes forever · 9 replies
    In 1857, the Supreme Court, with 7 of the 9 Justices being Democrat, decided that Dred Scott was not a citizen, but property. Chief Justice Roger Taney, appointed by Democrat President Andrew Jackson, referenced in his decision that slaves were "so far inferior...that the Negro might justly and lawfully be reduced to slavery for their own benefit." After the Civil War, Republicans pushed through the 13TH AMENDMENT, adopted December 6, 1865, officially abolishing slavery in America. Once Southern Democrats were forced to free their slaves, they attempted to effectively re-enslave them by passing Black Codes and Jim Crow Laws which...
  • Joe Biden's Unreal "Middle-Class" Speech At DNC (Vanity)

    07/27/2016 8:15:19 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 30 replies
    July 27, 2016
    William Safire once wrote that Hillary “is a congenital liar.” 68% of American people believe Hillary is “untrustworthy.” And to those folks who put one put forward before the other and trudge to work and live paycheck by paycheck needs reminding that $675,000 from Goldman Sachs for just three speeches. When students are drowning debt Hillary goes to the University of Buffalo and gets paid $275,000 for a 30-minute speech. All this part of $2 million received since 2013 for delivering speeches to students. So much for those minimum-wagers who stand, cheer and embrace Hillary. These are the new “idiots”...
  • Vanity: PICS from the Donald Trump Event in Toledo Tonight

    07/27/2016 7:50:44 PM PDT · by RC one · 67 replies
    7/27/16 | RC One
  • How to talk to your kids about Donald Trump [Geobbels Mega-Barf]

    07/27/2016 7:04:37 PM PDT · by balk · 36 replies
    Macleans ^ | 2016/07/27 | Meagan Campbell
    Maclean’s spoke with Eric Walters, author of national bestselling children’s books, to find out how Canadian parents and teachers can explain America’s rowdiest politician to kids. Q: How can adults explain Trump to kids? A: How do you explain a sociopath to an eight-year-old? That’s a hard one. A mean man. A non-Canadian. Darth Vader. Actually, can’t you picture Darth Vader with that hair? But in the end, good does prevail. Show them there are good parts of life. Show them Michelle Obama’s speech. You need to say, “but here is what good people do. Here in Canada, we’re different.”...
  • After Countless People Ignored Her, 1 Gentleman Rescued This Mom and Her 4 Kids

    07/27/2016 5:49:27 PM PDT · by Leaning Right · 78 replies
    POPSUGAR ^ | July 27, 2016 | LAUREN LEVY
    After Tawny Nelson's car broke down at night in the pouring rain with her four young daughters crying in the back, countless people just drove by as she begged for help. *snip* At that moment, a 74-year-old man with a bad limp knocked on the window. He handed her a plate of food and bottles of water for her family and let her know that a tow truck was on its way and that his wife was going to drive them home. The next day, the gentleman returned to her house with a mechanic and they made multiple repairs to...
  • Repeat sex offender was unregistered in latest crime

    07/27/2016 5:34:12 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 10 replies
    KOIN.COM ^ | 27 JULY 2016 | KOIN 6 NEWS
    PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The man facing sex abuse charges after he was caught in the bedroom of a 16-year-old girl is not a first time offender. Themba Kelley was arrested on July 26 after another incident in his lengthy history of crimes. Kelley’s rap sheet includes 5 felonies, 9 misdemeanors and multiple parole violations.
  • Teen aimed at JPSO deputy; sheriff believes gun malfunctioned(mugshot)(video)

    07/27/2016 3:37:47 PM PDT · by BBell · 81 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 7/17/16 | Michelle Hunter, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
    The teen shot and killed by a Jefferson Parish deputy sheriff in a Metairie warehouse late Tuesday (July 26) had attempted to fire his weapon but the gun may have malfunctioned, Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said in a press conference. "Devon Martes tried to kill one of my officers," Normand said, referring to the 17-year-old man who was killed. "Devon Martes is not the victim. The victim in this case is Deputy Dave Dalton." The shooting took place just before midnight at 4013 N. Interstate 10 Service Road inside a warehouse used to sort and distribute newspapers to dealers...
  • WHY EVERYONE NEEDS TO STUDY CRITICAL RACE THEORY

    07/27/2016 3:13:57 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 16 replies
    Critical Race Theory, or CRT, is the study of systemic racism and how it relates to society, law and economics. The subject began in liberal universities in the 1980s, and has gained a lot of traction over the last three decades, as more attention has been brought to the rampant racism in American society. CRT has since been adopted by a large number of colleges, and is now offered as an undergraduate course at many progressive universities. However, CRT is yet to make it into school curricula, despite the demands of many progressive groups urging the states and Federal government...
  • Vanity: Standing in line for Donald Trump in Toledo, Ohio

    07/27/2016 2:58:27 PM PDT · by RC one · 30 replies
    Rcone
    Standing in line to see Donald Trump at the Huntington center in downtown Toledo. THIS LINE IS YUGE!Tons of support for DJT here in the glass city. The line wasn"t this long for Bob Seger and he sold this place out. Will post pics later. GO TRUMP!
  • VIDEO: A one-armed Australian robot can build a house four times quicker than a brickie

    07/27/2016 2:19:10 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 63 replies
    www.businessinsider.com.au ^ | Jul 27, 2016, 1:25 PM | Chris Pash
    Building a house by robot. Image: Supplied. ========================================================================================================================= Fastbrick Robotics, an ASX-listed company based in Perth, has created a robot brick layer, a form of 3D printing which can create the shell of a house without being touched by human hands. The Hadrian 105 robot, named after the Roman emperor who built a wall in ancient Britain, has hit a bricklaying speed of 225 standard brick equivalents per hour, or about half a day’s work for a top human bricklayer. To prove it, the company released a time lapse video, showing the robot at work. Here’s the robot, doing everything...
  • Scientists sniff out new antibiotic - inside the human nose

    07/27/2016 1:44:03 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 17 replies
    www.theguardian.com ^ | 07 - 27 - 2016 | Staff
    Antibiotic made by nose microbes kills MRSA, say researchers, amid hopes that more weapons in the fight against drug resistance might be found in the body Nose-dwelling microbes produce an antibiotic which kills the hospital superbug MRSA, scientists have discovered. The finding suggests that the human body might harbour a rich variety of bacteria that could be harnessed in the fight against antibiotic resistance. Antibiotic resistance is a growing cause for concern, with experts warning of an impending “apocalyptic” situation in which patients die following routine surgery because of infections that can no longer be treated. Among the superbugs of...