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  • Protesters voice anger over tax bill outside Susan Collins’ Bangor home

    12/10/2017 1:57:47 PM PST · by mdittmar · 41 replies
    BDN ^ | December 10, 2017 | Meg Haskell, BDN Staff
    About 20 protesters gathered outside Sen. Susan Collins’ Bangor home midday Sunday to voice their opposition to the sweeping Republican tax reform bill and Collins’ vote in favor of it. Carrying signs reading “Shame,” “No Tax Cut for Fat Cats,” “Don’t Trickle on Me” and other slogans, the protesters formed a long line along the edge of the road, attracting occasional honks of support from drivers passing through the quiet neighborhood.
  • Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Moving Ahead With Plan To Drug Test Food Stamp Users

    12/09/2017 10:59:42 AM PST · by blam · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12-9-2017 | Frank Miles
    Wisconsin may become the first state in America to drug test able-bodied adults applying for food stamps, if Gov. Scott Walker gets his way. Walker moved ahead Monday with his plans, a move that has been blocked by the federal government or found unconstitutional when other states have tried. Wisconsin’s plan was approved by the Republican-controlled legislature more than two years ago, but it languished because it conflicted with federal rules prohibiting states from imposing additional eligibility criteria on food stamp recipients. Florida had a drug test requirement for food stamp recipients that a federal appeals court blocked in 2014,...
  • Jon Gruden leads wave of criticism over violence in Steelers-Bengals 'MNF' game

    12/05/2017 3:51:19 PM PST · by dynachrome · 37 replies
    yahoo ^ | 12-4-17 | Jason Owens
    “It’s bad for football,” Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden said on ESPN during postgame coverage. “There’s going to be some fines, there’s going be some stringent discipline. Let’s just hope a lot of these men are able to get up tomorrow morning and move on with life. Some of this stuff got out of hand tonight. It’s very disgusting and disturbing.” Yahoo Sports’ Pat Forde was blunt in his assessment of the game while giving credit to the MNF team for their critical coverage of the violence. It was, however, a good night for ESPN. Sean McDonough minced no...
  • Pro-Doug Jones Super PAC Using Voter Intimidation Tactics — Ad Claims ‘Your Vote Is Public Record’

    12/04/2017 4:33:10 PM PST · by T Ruth · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4 Dec 2017 | Jeff Poor
    Highway 31, a Birmingham-based pro-Doug Jones super PAC is using what could be perceived as voter intimidation tactics against Roy Moore by suggesting the votes cast in a December 12 special election are “public record.” Beginning last week, some Alabamians were posting on social media about encountering online pre-roll video advertising making such a claim. "Your vote is Public Record. And your community will know if you helpd stop Roy Moore" Anyone else think this looks like voter intimidation? #VoterIntimidation pic.twitter.com/31dixv9aeu — Joemantler (@Joemantler) December 3, 2017 In watching some youtube videos on Cash Cab there is an ad running...
  • St. Louis pizza driver kills robbery suspect during delivery, police say

    12/04/2017 4:53:14 AM PST · by fungoking · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/3/17 | staff
    A St. Louis pizza driver shot and killed a 17-year-old youth who police said was one of two suspects trying to rob him during a delivery Thursday night. Police identified the dead man as Lavon Courtney Jr., the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. One suspect struck the driver on the head with a firearm, then ran back to his vehicle while shooting, police told St. Louis' Fox 2. The pizza driver returned fire with his own weapon, striking one suspect and prompting the other to flee, the report said. The delivery driver called police after arriving back at the pizza shop,...
  • NFL Owners Appear Poised To Pay Nearly $100 Million Bribe For Nothing

    11/30/2017 7:58:05 PM PST · by blam · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11-30-2017 | Jim Hanson
    NFL owners seem poised to donate nearly $100 million (including some contributions from players) over seven years to support the favorite social justice causes of the players. But in a perfect show of how incompetent they are, the owners will get nothing from the players in return. No promise to stop disrespecting the national anthem or any other meaningful concessions. Who taught these clowns to negotiate, Neville Chamberlain? Obviously, they are used to trying to buy their way out of problems. Can you even imagine the sum total spent bailing their pampered players out of legal beefs, domestic violence and...
  • Police: One couple and a SEPTA officer assaulted as two Philly flash mobs wreak havoc

    11/20/2017 3:41:45 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    Philadelphia Inquirer + Daily News ^ | November 19, 2017 | Frank Kummer
    Two flash mobs — one of them comprising more than 100 juveniles — caused pandemonium Saturday night near Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square, assaulting at least three people and committing a robbery, police said. Two teenagers were arrested by SEPTA police. The melee began around 7 p.m. Saturday on the 1700 block of Walnut Street and spread to nearby streets, said Philadelphia police, who provided few details Sunday.
  • The NFL Just Turned Into the UFC

    11/05/2017 10:32:30 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 53 replies
    Saturday night’s UFC 217 event seems to have inspired some of the NFL’s wide receivers. Late in the second quarter of the Jacksonville-Cincinnati game on Sunday, Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green and Jaguars defensive back Jalen Ramsey were both ejected for fighting. After a play was blown dead just seconds before the end of the first half, Ramsey shoved Green to the ground. Green got up, put Ramsey in a chokehold, threw him down, and began punching Ramsey’s helmet. As Ramsey rose up to his knees, Green put him in a second chokehold and slammed him back to the ground...
  • Cell phones stolen, woman hospitalized at Great America's Halloween Haunt: witnesses

    10/31/2017 8:31:54 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 6 replies
    KTVU ^ | October 30 | Staff
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KTVU staff) - Days before Halloween, a mob of young people, possibly armed with Tasers, assaulted and robbed amusement park guests at California’s Great America in Santa Clara during the last day of the Halloween Haunt, park security, a park employee and one visitor told KTVU.
  • NJ Family Visiting Baltimore Haunted By Random Teen Attack At Inner Harbor

    10/31/2017 8:13:48 AM PDT · by rktman · 48 replies
    baltimore.cbslocal.com ^ | 10/30/2017 | Alex DeMetrick
    It’s the heart of Baltimore’s tourism industry, but the Inner Harbor turned into a nightmare for a visiting family of 10 earlier this month. Out of nowhere, they were swarmed and beaten by a large number of teenagers. While the family that was attacked does not want to be identified, they do want their story to be heard. They told their story to WJZ off-camera. “They swarmed us,” said Stacey. “They hit my husband in the head. They knocked him out… and then it was just complete bedlam.” It happened on the day of the Baltimore Marathon, Oct. 21. The...
  • Rash Of ‘Knockout’ Attacks Has Some New Yorkers Worried

    10/29/2017 7:19:18 AM PDT · by rktman · 55 replies
    newyork.cbslocal.com ^ | 10/27/2017 | unknonw
    There were warnings Friday about a possible upsurge in knockout attacks in which people are sucker punched for no good reason. Video of one such incident shows a woman being suddenly kicked and then punched by a man. She was knocked out cold on the ground, but rather than help her several people took out phones to take pictures. Nobody called the police. It happened in Pittsburgh more than a month ago, and something similar happened in Brooklyn on Thursday night. “As he went to tie up his dogs to confront these kids, the group distracted him from the front...
  • SEE IT: Two women arrested after viral fight video shows altercation with police in 7-Eleven [tr]

    10/25/2017 5:41:43 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 45 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 10/20/2017 | Brett Bodner
    If you get caught allegedly shoplifting in a store, it's probably not a good idea to go back there. Two Pennsylvania women were caught on video trashing a 7-Eleven after employees locked them inside and called police after they allegedly were in the store a day earlier shoplifting. The two women also got into a fight with 7-Eleven employees and responding police officers, according to Philly.com. The two women - 20-year-old Lashae Whitaker and 28-year-old Tiera Brown - entered the 7-Eleven on Oct. 1 when they were locked inside as employees called the police. In the video, Whitaker is shown...
  • 'You're a Liar': Pro-Immigration Demonstrators Confront Pelosi Over DACA Talks With Trump

    10/18/2017 12:07:21 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Riya Bhattacharjee
    Things got a little heated Monday when a group of young immigrants confronted House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi at a pro-DACA press conference in San Francisco. Several dozen young immigrants shouted down the top House Democrat, following her recent conversations with President Donald Trump over the future of a program that grants many of them legal status. "We are immigrant youth, undocumented and unafraid," they chanted, taking over a scheduled press conference Pelosi, along with Reps. Barbara Lee and Jared Huffman, organized to call for the immediate passage of the Dream Act, a federal proposal that offered many of the...
  • Campus Chaos: Daily Shout-Downs for a Week

    10/13/2017 1:09:28 PM PDT · by detective · 5 replies
    National Review ^ | October 12, 2017 | Stanley Kurtz
    The campus free-speech crisis is escalating. Last night’s disruption of Charles Murray’s speech at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor means that every working day for the past week has seen a significant shout-down. Disruptions are coming at a substantially higher rate than in the second semester of last academic year. The targets are also expanding. Now, in addition to suppressing visiting conservatives like Charles Murray, disruptors are silencing liberal speakers, university presidents, and teachers in their classrooms. The failure to properly discipline shout-downs of conservative speakers has licensed attacks on any event that demonstrators may choose to squelch.
  • Volunteers Beaten, Raped, Shot While Delivering Aid After Mexican Earthquakes

    10/01/2017 1:43:13 AM PDT · by Enterprise · 20 replies
    http://dailycallernewsfoundation.org ^ | September 28, 2017 | Joshua Gill
    Gunmen waylaid a group of volunteers bringing aid to earthquake victims in Mexico, shooting one, raping another and beating several, all for $2,000 and a few cellphones. The group of Catholic youth volunteers left Mexico City in three pickup trucks loaded with food and relief aid for communities affected by the earthquakes in Oaxaca Tuesday morning, but a group of unidentified gunmen intercepted them and shot up their cars, wounding one of the volunteers, according to Siame. The gunmen raped one of the girls, beat one of the young men so severely that he almost died, and left with the...
  • #TakeAKnee?

    09/28/2017 5:08:00 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 31 replies
    american spectator ^ | Scott McKay
    First, by now the NFL’s #TakeAKnee controversy is probably already growing long in the tooth and so I apologize if I’m belaboring it. What is below is fairly important, though, as it’s a hell of a good response to the Michael Bennetts, Kenny Vaccaros and Marshawn Lynches of the world. And second, another hell of a good response was given by Heather Mac Donald at City Journal on Monday. Mac Donald looked through the FBI’s recently-released crime statistics and found scant evidence to support the underlying cause for #TakeAKnee. As in… Contrary to the Black Lives Matter narrative, the police...
  • Ex-Boise State great, coming home to London, also appears in emoji form [NFL Straw grasping]

    09/28/2017 5:58:55 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    Idaho Statesman ^ | 9/27/16 | Dave Southorn
    Former Boise State running back Jay Ajayi has looked forward to his upcoming game for quite some time, and there is a little added incentive — his own Twitter emoji. Ajayi and the Dolphins face the Saints in London at 7:30 a.m. MT Sunday. He was born in London, but moved to the United States when he was 7 years old. ....Ajayi now also has a special emoji honoring the visit. Twitter users who use “#JayTrain” will trigger a little caricature of the dreadlocked Pro Bowler. He is the first NFL player to have his own international Twitter emoji....
  • Family injured in attack at Six Flags Great America; nine suspects arrested

    09/27/2017 1:01:12 PM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 49 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | September 27, 2017 | Frank S. Aberholden
    A family of three was hospitalized Saturday after being attacked by an adult and eight teens at Six Flags Great America after members of the larger group apparently cut in line and were using foul language when the family exchanged words with them, according to Gurnee police. Gurnee police Officer Daniel Ruth, the incident's lead investigator, said the family members — a 51-year-old man, 50-year-old woman and a 12-year-old boy — all were transported to an area hospital by a Gurnee Fire Department ambulance with injuries that were not life-threatening. Police arrested Gregory Battle, 18, of Waukegan, who was being...
  • Young Thug Arrested for Marijuana Possession, Tinted Windows in Georgia

    09/27/2017 1:25:11 PM PDT · by sparklite2 · 14 replies
    Variety ^ | September 27, 2017 | Jem Aswad
    Rapper Young Thug was arrested in Georgia on Saturday for one count of marijuana possession and tinted front windows, a representative for the Brookhaven Police confirmed to Variety. The rep confirmed that the rapper — real name: Jeffrey Lamar Williams — is facing felony charges although he was unable to provide further details at press time. It seems likely the stiff charge is related to Thug’s 2015 arrest after a police raid on his home in Sandy Springs, Georgia, that saw him charged with felony marijuana and cocaine possession and three counts of felony gun possession. All except the marijuana...
  • UNREAL. NFL Players Stand for “God Save the Queen” and Kneel for US National Anthem in London

    09/25/2017 3:10:40 AM PDT · by ncalburt · 42 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 9-24-2017? | Cristina Laila
    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/09/unreal-nfl-players-stand-god-save-queen-kneel-us-national-anthem-london/