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  • Obama Thanksgiving dinner put on lockdown as man draped in the American flag jumps the White ...

    11/26/2015 4:17:56 PM PST · by Cecily · 94 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | November 26, 2015 | Ashley Collman
    The Obama's Thanksgiving celebrations had to be cut short after a man draped in the American flag jumped the fence of the White House. President Obama and his family were tucking into their turkey dinner when they were put on lockdown so the Secret Service could conduct a sweep of the grounds following the security breach. CNN reports that Joseph Caputo - who was wearing a baseball shirt, gloves and the flag as a cape when he hopped the fence - was immediately taken into custody.
  • A 73-Year-Old Man Tried to Assassinate (President-Elect) JFK with a Buick Full of Dynamite

    05/15/2012 7:49:32 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 13 replies
    IO9 ^ | May 15, 2012 | Keith Veronese
    A 73-Year-Old Man Tried to Assassinate JFK with a Buick Full of Dynamite Weeks after John Fitzgerald Kennedy beat Richard Nixon in the 1960 United States presidential election, an elderly man nearly killed the President-Elect. Richard Pavlick, a disturbed man with anti-Catholic sentiments, packed his car and traveled from New Hampshire to Florida with one goal in mind - the death of President-Elect Kennedy. Pavlick's brute force plan would likely have succeeded, but a moment of compassion stopped Pavlick in his tracks and allowed for the era of Camelot to begin. Retired postal worker Richard Pavlick often voiced anti-Catholic sentiments...
  • Government Worker Uses Private Yard as Toilet (video)

    04/16/2011 8:38:36 PM PDT · by massmike · 176 replies
    moonbattery.com ^ | 04/16/2011 | n/a
    Nothing could be more emblematic of the relationship between the public and private sectors than a post office worker taking a **** on a private citizen's yard! Given that this is from ultra-moonbatty Portland, maybe the mailman was just taking eco-lunacy to the next level
  • Mail carrier found drunk inside Marion home

    11/18/2009 1:30:19 PM PST · by iowamark · 65 replies · 2,273+ views
    Cdar Rapids Gazette ^ | 11/17/2009 | by Jeff Raasch.
    Police arrested a mail carrier after she was found drunk inside a residence while on the job in Marion earlier this month, authorities said Tuesday. Kristine A. Pflughaupt, 46, of Marion, was charged with public intoxication Nov. 3 after she was found sitting on the kitchen floor of a house at 260 Sixth Avenue, eating leftover noodles from Marie O’Kelly’s refrigerator. Marion police Lt. Steve Etzel said Pflughaupt entered the home through an unlocked front door. She apparently was intoxicated when she was dropped off to complete her route, he said. “She was in uniform and had mail and a...
  • FedEx plane parts fall from sky; no injuries reported

    05/10/2005 10:34:38 AM PDT · by SmithL · 31 replies · 1,334+ views
    AP ^ | 5/10/5
    Danville, Calif. -- Several pieces from a FedEx Corp. cargo plane dropped from the sky into a neighborhood in this San Francisco suburb Monday night, authorities said. Officials with the Federal Aviation Administration said three pieces of the plane fell to the ground around 8 p.m., landing mostly in empty yards. The FedEx crew, flying from Oakland to Dallas, did not know it had lost the parts from around an engine until it landed safely in Texas, the FAA said.
  • Elementary school principal charged in drug case - mailed drugs to herself (DOH!)

    08/02/2002 11:38:49 AM PDT · by chance33_98 · 8 replies · 283+ views
    Elementary school principal charged in drug case 08/02/2002 Associated Press Twin Falls -- An elementary school principal in Twin Falls is facing felony drug charges stemming from a marijuana investigation. Forty-eight year-old Mary Lee Roberts was arraigned Thursday on a charge of possession of a controlled substance. She was released and faces a preliminary hearing August ninth. The case started at a Houston post office. Authorities there intercepted a package addressed to Roberts. The package turned out to contain about a pound of marijuana. Court documents say Roberts later admitted to investigators that she had bought the pot in...