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  • Pink-Haired Waitress Stiffed: ‘Tips Are Only For Normal-Looking People’

    03/19/2016 7:35:06 AM PDT · by mykroar · 98 replies
    HuffPo ^ | 3/17/16 | David Moye
    A waitress in Des Moines, Iowa, was stiffed on a tip by a customer who had a beef with her pink hair. Taelor May Beeck was working at Zombie Burger on Tuesday when one of her customers came to settle a $17.26 tab. But the customer didn’t leave a gratuity — just a gratuitous insult, according to the Des Moines Register. The receipt read: “Tips are only for normal looking people.”
  • Burger joint shames Philadelphia Eagles star Over Small Tip

    09/10/2014 10:18:34 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 82 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 10 September 2014 | Snejana Farberov
    "Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy has been publicly called out by the owner of a local eatery for leaving a 20-cent tip on a bill totaling more than $60. The Philadelphia burger joint PYT shared a receipt online showing what was described as Mr McCoy's paltry tip. 'The twenty cent tip that the Eagles' LeSean McCoy just left our server on his $60 check is going to come in really handy for that new official NFL McCoy jersey he had his heart set on,' the message that accompanied the receipt read. 'That is a .03% tip. New record!'"
  • LeSean McCoy called 'verbally abusive' by owner of restaurant where running back left 20-cent tip

    09/09/2014 4:41:55 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 53 replies
    NJ.com ^ | September 09, 2014 | By Eliot Shorr-Parks
    On Monday, Eagles running back LeSean McCoy was accused by a local Philadelphia restaurant of leaving a 20-cent tip on a $60 bill. Although the running back has yet to comment on the incident, the owner kept pressing the issue on Tuesday. In a statement posted on the restaurant's Facebook page, PYT owner Tommy Up accused the running back of being "verbally abusive to our staff in the most insulting ways" and making "derogatory statements" about women.
  • What is Happening Today Is Just The Tip Of The Iceburg

    07/11/2014 10:17:05 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 6 replies
    Dennis Michael Lynch (DML) On The Blaze.
  • Rant on tipping

    07/06/2014 2:10:26 PM PDT · by Ben Mugged · 130 replies
    Me | July 6 2014 | Me
    OK, here is my rant about tipping. Not the kind where folks in Frisco are standing little cars on end or the practice of pushing sleeping cows over but the kind that takes place in restaurants. I worked in food service and as a bartender for many years while in the Air Force. When I started out the business would pay me to serve the customers. If my service was good, the customers would reward me with a gratuity. Over time the businesses noticed their servers were making a lot of money in tips so they reduced their pay to...
  • Chump Line Friday June 27, 2014 - Illegals To Guam

    06/28/2014 5:15:18 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 5 replies
    WRKO ^ | Howie Carr
    Our favorite chump line message today was the idea of putting all these illegal children flooding the U.S. in Guam - but wait...Won't Guam tip over?
  • This might as well be the slogan Democrats use to get the youth vote

    02/19/2014 9:57:35 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 10 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 2-19-14 | The Looking Spoon
  • Sean Hannity Leaves Big Tip Following State of the Union Get-Together

    02/11/2014 12:12:57 PM PST · by Nachum · 39 replies
    mediabistro.com ^ | 2/11/14 | Chris Ariens
    Sean Hannity was among a group dining at Ruth’s Chris in Washington, D.C. following the State of the Union last month. The diners, which included “Duck Dynasty” star Willie Robertson, CNN’s Newt Gingrich, and Sen. Ted Cruz, racked up a $5,000 bill. TMZ reported the “Duck Dynasty” star picked up the bill and gave the wait staff a 100% tip. But sources tell TVNewser, it was actually Hannity who paid the tab and added the $5,000 tip. Hannity knows from service industry work: during college he worked as a dishwasher, bartender and short order cook.
  • Manufacturing Intolerance

    11/29/2013 1:44:55 PM PST · by Baynative · 44 replies
    Front Page Mag ^ | 11/29/13 | Daniel Greenfield
    By now everyone knows that Dayna Morales, the lesbian waitress who claimed to have been denied a tip over her sexual orientation, was lying. It’s not the first politically correct receipt hoax and it won’t be the last. ~snip~ The manufacturers of intolerance, whether they’re tenured academics like Ward Churchill, professional politicians like Barack Obama or angry waitresses like Dayna Morales, respond to tolerance with further provocations. Their goal is to elicit evidence of intolerance to sustain their political identity. The more tolerance they encounter, the more they escalate their provocations.
  • TIP Infographic Highlights Dangers of Reported Iran Deal

    11/25/2013 10:58:45 AM PST · by LSUfan · 1 replies
    The Tower ^ | 22 Nov 13 | The Tower Staff
  • Waitress denied tip for 'gay lifestyle' gets flood of support

    11/16/2013 5:39:15 AM PST · by traderrob6 · 115 replies
    Today ^ | 1/15/13 | Danika Fears
    New Jersey waitress Dayna Morales was expecting a tip after serving a party of four on Wednesday, but instead, she found a hurtful handwritten note. “I’m sorry but I cannot tip because I do not agree with your lifestyle and the way you live your life," the note read. Deeply offended, Morales, who is a lesbian, posted the receipt to Facebook, and then sent it to LGBT group Have a Gay Day's Facebook page, where it racked up over 3,000 comments and quickly made its way around the web. "I'm a server at Gallop Asian Bistro in Bridgewater, NJ and...
  • Applebee’s fires waitress who posted receipt from pastor complaining about auto-tip

    01/31/2013 8:54:33 PM PST · by Altariel · 76 replies
    Yahoo! ^ | January 31, 2013 | Dylan Stableford
    An Applebee's waitress who posted a receipt with a note from a pastor complaining about the automatic gratuity added to the bill on the Internet was fired on Wednesday after the pastor complained to her manager. Chelsea Welch, the waitress, wrote in an email to Yahoo News that the pastor (who has since been identified as Alois Bell) told Welch's manager at the St. Louis-area Applebee's that the ensuing firestorm had "ruined" her reputation."I give God 10%," Bell wrote on the receipt, scratching out the automatic tip and scribbling in an emphatic "0" where the additional tip would be. "Why...
  • Feds believe Jesse Jackson Jr. got tip about probe into his finances

    11/27/2012 10:00:03 PM PST · by ExxonPatrolUs · 15 replies
    Chi Suntimes ^ | November 27 | NATASHA KORECK
    Sources with knowledge of the probe told the Chicago Sun-Times that investigators believe Jackson had learned of the federal scrutiny of his financial activity prior to his June 10 leave from Congress. The sources said it didn’t necessarily mean the tip was from an investigative source, saying it was possible the congressman received a tip from someone who was notified about the probe, possibly through a subpoena. While Jackson, a South Shore Democrat, eventually released information concerning his health, he did not publicly disclose he had knowledge of the federal probe until last Wednesday — the day he submitted a...
  • Obama shares a "Tip" about Politicians

    10/18/2012 4:54:11 PM PDT · by Rebel_Ace · 2 replies
    You Tube ^ | 10/18/2012 | M Boleyn
    Finally, a tip from the President we can use!
  • Family locked in restaurant after refusing to pay tip

    05/03/2012 7:01:25 AM PDT · by Morgana · 106 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 5/3/2012 | Yahoo news
    A family says that a Houston seafood restaurant locked them inside and called the police after they refused to pay a gratuity.
  • Detainee Transfer Announced

    04/22/2012 12:38:41 AM PDT · by Cindy · 5 replies
    NOTE The following text is a quote: www.defense.gov/releases/release.aspx?releaseid=15202 MMEDIATE RELEASE No. 291-12 April 19, 2012 Detainee Transfer Announced The Department of Defense announced today the transfer of two Uighur detainees from the detention facility at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay to the Government of El Salvador. These detainees were subject to release from Guantanamo as a result of a court order issued on October 7, 2008 by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and are voluntarily resettling in El Salvador. As directed by the President's January 22, 2009, executive order, the interagency Guantanamo Review Task Force conducted a...
  • RedChina: Insurgency in Xinjiang Complicates Chinese-Pakistani Relations

    04/22/2012 12:23:49 AM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 5 replies
    China typically exercises caution when making public statements about terrorist attacks in Xinjiang. When China blames attacks on Pakistan-based terrorist organizations, such as the possibly defunct East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM), it risks adding tensions to the Sino-Pakistani “all-weather” friendship. [1] However, when China blames attacks on local Uyghurs it is tantamount to an admission that its policies in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region have not created a “harmonious society.” Zhou Yongkang (left), member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), shakes hands with a local Uygur farmer...
  • Minnesota Waitress Sues After Police Seize $12,000 'Tip'

    04/05/2012 8:19:16 AM PDT · by mgstarr · 39 replies
    ABC News via Yahoo ^ | 4/4/12 | Jennifer Abbey
    Stacy Knutson, a struggling Minnesota waitress and mother of five, says she was searching for a "miracle" to help her family with financial problems. But that "miracle" quickly came and went after police seized a $12,000 tip that was left at her table. Knutson filed a lawsuit in Clay County District Court stating that the money is rightfully hers. Police argue it is drug money. Knutson was working at the Fryn' Pan in Moorhead, Minn., when, according to her attorney, Craig Richie, a woman left a to-go box from another restaurant on the table. Knutson followed the woman to her...
  • Banker’s Insulting Waitress Tip Incites Class Warfare Between the 1% and the 99%

    02/27/2012 12:04:08 PM PST · by Repeat Offender · 142 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 27 Feb 2012 | Melissa Knowles
    Just when you may have thought the ongoing battle between the 99% and the 1% was dying down, it may have been reignited. A wealthy banker left a $1.33 tip on a $133 lunch at the True Food Kitchen restaurant in Newport Beach, California.
  • San Francisco Restaurants Want To Make 25% Standard Tip Rate

    10/14/2011 5:56:23 AM PDT · by rawhide · 112 replies · 1+ views
    CBS San Francisco Radio.com ^ | 10-13-11 | Mary Diaz at 99.7 FM Now
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF/99.7 Now) – It’s a question many of us ask when we go out to a restaurant. “How much should I tip?” Whether your service is good or bad, San Francisco Restaurant workers want to implement a 25% standard tip onto your bill for you. Is this fair? Many in the food industry say “…yes, it’s about time.” However, many “foodies” are not as happy with the idea. According to an article in the San Jose Mercury News, for the most part, people, on average tip between 15% – 20% and the restaurant worker actually has to...
  • What's your favorite TV snack tip?

    05/29/2010 3:28:42 AM PDT · by DGHoodini · 54 replies · 984+ views
    'Frasier' | 5/29/2010 | DGHoodini
    Was watching an episode of 'Frasier' a few days ago, and not germaing to the plot or scriptline, just what the characters were doing while talking.."Frasier" and "Niles" were in the kitchen, and while talking, "Niles made some microwave popcorn, and when it was done, he pulled the bag out, and emptied it into a bowl...No big shakes, hadn't really paid much attention to the actions, but as the scene carried on, 'Niles" pulled a bottle out of the fridge/cupboard, and sprinkled the popcorn wityh it...and *that* is what caught my attention, because while the bottle was small, and mostly...
  • SOURCES: MAN ADDED TO NO-FLY LIST IN AIR

    04/23/2010 12:14:42 AM PDT · by Cindy · 4 replies · 278+ views
    LiveShots.Blogs.FOXNEWS.com ^ | April 22, 2010, 6:32 pm | by Mike Levine
    SNIPPET: "In fact, Mower said, the pilot described it as "a serious security risk." Mower was unable to see the man who was taken off the plane, she said. " SNIPPET: "Two sources confirmed to Fox News that the man in question, a citizen of Gambia, had been added to the no-fly list while Flight 215 was in the air. The man had already been on the Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment list, which is comprised of more than 500,000 people with even limited ties to known terrorists, one source said."
  • Gates Visits Soldiers at Sharp End of Conflict

    03/09/2010 5:05:28 PM PST · by SandRat · 4 replies · 263+ views
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE FRONTENAC, Afghanistan, March 9, 2010 – A white-painted blast wall standing in front of the 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry, headquarters here bearing the names of 22 fallen soldiers was a sobering reminder to Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates of the cost of the war. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates places his coin at each of the photo memorials inside the Stryker Tepee Memorial during a visit with the 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, at a forward operating base in Afghanistan, March 9, 2010. DoD photo by Cherie Cullen   (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Gates is...
  • Al Qaeda-linked Chinese terrorist leader reported killed in US strike in Pakistan

    03/01/2010 1:20:37 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 467+ views
    Long War Journal ^ | 3/1/10 | Bill Roggio
    The leader of a Chinese terrorist group who serves on al Qaeda's top council may have been killed in an airstrike in Pakistan's Taliban-controlled tribal agency of North Waziristan. The report is not confirmed. Abdul Haq al Turkistani, the leader of the Eastern Turkistan Islamic Party, is reported to have been killed by the US in the Feb. 15 airstrike. The US strike targeted a vehicle and a safe house operated by Taliban leader Hafiz Gul Baradar in the town of Tabi Ghundi Kala; four terrorists were reported killed in the attack. Pakistani intelligence officials and Taliban sources claimed that...
  • Couple Busted for Refusing to Pay Tip

    11/19/2009 7:01:10 PM PST · by Mount Athos · 74 replies · 2,476+ views
    nbc philadelphia ^ | Nov 19, 2009 | DAVID CHANG
    If you’re frustrated by poor service at a restaurant, think twice before you decide to not tip. You may be in for a bit more than just a dirty look from the waiter. "Nobody, nobody wants to be forced to pay a tip or be arrested for terrible service," Leslie Pope said when her happy hour ended in handcuffs. Pope and John Wagner were hauled away by police and charged with theft for not paying the mandatory 18 percent gratuity totaling $16 after eating at the Lehigh Pub in Bethlehem, Pa. with six friends. Pope claimed that they had to...
  • Ex-worker to pay back half of $30,000 tip

    10/31/2009 10:54:17 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 39 replies · 1,741+ views
    upi ^ | Oct. 30, 2009
    SOUTH BEND, Ind.- An ex-University of Notre Dame catering employee has agreed to pay the Indiana school back for half of a $30,000 tip mistakenly deposited in her bank account. Sara Gaspar, who received a $29,387 deposit in her bank account due to an April 17 error for a deposit that should have been $29.87, said she spent the money on bills and a new car, the South Bend (Ind.) Tribune reported Friday. Gasper agreed to pay the university back $16,859.79, about half of the original sum, in $50 monthly payments for about 28 years, court documents said. As part...
  • Notre Dame sues ex-worker over $29,000 tip

    09/17/2009 8:11:26 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 40 replies · 1,202+ views
    news ^ | Sep 16, | CHARLES WILSON,
    INDIANAPOLIS – A woman who worked catering events for the University of Notre Dame says it was her lucky day when the school tipped her $29,000 in her check. But now the university is suing to get back the money she says she's already spent.
  • Al-Qaeda's "Islamic State of Iraq" Calls on Muslims to Join Uighur Jihad against China

    08/31/2009 3:22:30 PM PDT · by Cindy · 24 replies · 829+ views
    THE MEMRI BLOG.org ^ | Posted August 31, 2009 | n/a
    Note: The following SNIPPET is a quote: Al-Qaeda's "Islamic State of Iraq" Calls on Muslims to Join Uighur Jihad against China On August 22, 2009, the media division of Al-Qaeda's "Islamic State of Iraq" organization (ISI) released the sixth video in its "Knights of Martyrdom" series, which celebrates jihadists killed in the war in Iraq. This time, the video was dedicated to the Muslims of East Turkestan, i.e. the Uighurs of China's Xinjiang Province. The clashes that took place in Urumchi in July between Uighurs and the Chinese authorities and other Han Chinese elicited a large wave of popular support...
  • Tip Off: Palin Joke Goes Wrong (The Chicago Diner was labeled it's tip jar "Palin Retirement Fund")

    08/06/2009 6:35:58 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 29 replies · 2,856+ views
    http://www.nbcchicago.com ^ | Thu, Aug 6, 2009 | By MATT BARTOSIK
    The Chicago Diner was joking when it labeled it's tip jar "Palin Retirement Fund," during Market Days Chicago's gay-pride-like festival. No one would actually expect a GLBT-friendly, vegan business to donate money to the gay-marriage-opposing, moose-shooting former governor of Alaska. But it seems one blogger didn't get the joke. A writer at HillBuzz.org approached the manager and demanded to know if the money collected would be donated to SarahPAC, the former governor's federally registered political action committee. "No, of course not. That's for us," the manager said, according to the blogger. "Are you a 501(c)(3) authorized to ask for donations...
  • Uighur terrorist leader threatens attacks against Chinese interests across the globe

    08/03/2009 12:47:12 AM PDT · by Cindy · 22 replies · 1,293+ views
    LONG WAR JOURNAL.org ^ | August 2, 2009 12:22 PM | Bill Roggio
    SNIPPET: "The leader of the al Qaeda-linked Chinese terror group has threatened to attack Chinese interests around the world to avenge the death of Uighurs in the eastern province of Xianjiang. Abdul Haq al Turkistani, the leader of the Eastern Turkistan Islamic Party, threatened to attack Chinese embassies worldwide as well as targets within the country. Haq made his threats on a video that was released on an Islamist Internet site." SNIPPET: "Haq, who is also known as Maimaitiming Maimaiti, became the leader of the Eastern Turkistan Islamic Party in late 2003 after Hassan Mahsum, the group’s previous leader, was...
  • New Sada al-Jihad and Islamic Turkistan Journals

    07/29/2009 8:58:17 PM PDT · by Cindy · 2 replies · 309+ views
    JIHADICA.com ^ | July 28, 2009 | Scott Sanford
    Jihadi journals, Jihadi media SNIPPET: "The Global Islamic Media Front released the 35th volume of “Sada al-Jihad” or “Echo of Jihad.” The table of contents includes:" SNIPPET: "The Turkistan Islamic Party released the fourth volume of the “Islamic Turkistan” journal. Its table of contents includes:"
  • CHINA, CHINA, AND MORE CHINA

    07/17/2009 1:41:11 PM PDT · by Cindy · 15 replies · 445+ views
    INTERNET-HAGANAH.com ^ | 17 July 2009 | n/a
    Without a doubt the biggest story in the jihadi web this past week is China, in response to the perceived oppression of the Uighur Muslims of Xinjiang, AKA East Turkistan. Examples of postings include • a history of Muslims in China • an article on "The Strategic Importance of Xinjiang for Eurasian Energy Infrastructure" (complete with a translation into Arabic of the source English-language article, and a map of pipelines in Central Asia) • a chapter from a book by Mohammed Qutb about Communism • and last, but certainly not least, a statement from Commander Sayfullah of the Uighur 'Turkistan...
  • Senior Al Qaeda and Afghan Taliban leaders meet with Baitullah

    06/22/2009 4:50:08 PM PDT · by Cindy · 18 replies · 1,014+ views
    LONG WAR JOURNAL.org ^ | June 21, 2009, 2:02 am | Bill Roggio
    Senior al Qaeda and Afghan Taliban leaders are reported to have met with Pakistani Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud to advise him to move his group's operations into Afghanistan and halt attacks against the Pakistani state. Several meetings were said to have been held last week after an 11-man delegation of al Qaeda and Taliban heavy hitters arrived in Waziristan to deliver a request from Mullah Omar, the Amir al Mumineen, or the leader of the faithful in Pakistan and Afghanistan, according to a report in The Nation. The Taliban dispatched Sirajuddin Haqqani, the powerful military commander of the Haqqani Network,...
  • Puppy Buying Tip - The Cold Fish

    04/18/2009 5:16:40 PM PDT · by Onelifetogive · 33 replies · 1,084+ views
    Buying A Puppy ^ | Friday, April 17, 2009 | Malteser
    Take someone emotionally uninvolved with you to see the puppy. Take someone who has no stake in the decision with you to see the puppy. Take a sibling, a parent or a friend. Give them veto power. If they say no to your buying that puppy, back away from the purchase. Take them aside and listen to why they are uncomfortable. Making a good decision to buy a puppy means putting aside emotions and looking at facts. Someone uninvolved can be a great help in doing just that. I have seen many people who are otherwise very rational become very...
  • Al Qaeda's China Affiliate Releases First Magazine

    02/21/2009 5:47:32 PM PST · by Cindy · 30 replies · 1,575+ views
    THE JAWA REPORT ^ | February 21, 2009 | n/a
    http://mypetjawa.mu.nu/archives/196481.php "Al Qaeda's China Affiliate Releases First Magazine" (Bonus: e-mail an al Qaeda terrorist) (Added February 21, 2009) SNIPPET: "The Islamic Party of Turkistan has released its first internet publication through al Qaeda's al Fajr media center. The group is al Qaeda's affiliate which is active in western China, especially Xinxiang, but is also known to hit targets in the Han populated East. The group was active in Afghanistan prior to the US invasion. 12 of the group's members were held in Guantanamo at one time or another."
  • US Treasury assumes free rein on finance, auto rescues

    01/02/2009 2:39:49 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 349+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 1/2/09 | AFP
    WASHINGTON (AFP) – The US Treasury Department has given itself free rein in deciding the rescues of companies in the finance and auto sectors, according to two Treasury statements published this week. The Treasury on Friday released guidelines for its Targeted Investment Program (TIP), part of emergency legislation enacted in early October to ease a credit crunch from the worst global financial meltdown since the Great Depression. In the statement, the Treasury outlined the principles of the program under which it rescued ailing banking giant Citigroup on November 23. Under TIP, the Treasury said it would determine the eligibility of...
  • Residents warn of toll from planned highway

    02/07/2008 1:17:44 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 15 replies · 219+ views
    Longview News-Journal ^ | February 7, 2008 | Jimmy Isaac
    Not one of the 11 East Texans who approached the podium at Wednesday's hearing on Interstate 69 voiced support for the planned highway. "This is highway robbery, and we should not pursue this project," said David Simpson, a Longview resident and fifth-generation Texan. "This process has bypassed the Constitution. It has bypassed the U.S. Congress, and I'm opposed to it because of the unconstitutional way that it has been pushed through." The public hearing, held at Maude Cobb Convention and Activity Center, was a chance for residents to comment and ask questions about Interstate 69/Trans-Texas Corridor. The corridor would extend...
  • Half-Ton Weapons Cache Found, Destroyed Following Iraqi Citizens’ Tip

    11/19/2007 4:32:26 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 95+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | Sgt. Jason Stadel
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU — U.S. troops uncovered and destroyed a weapons cache containing seven pressure plates Nov. 16 and 17 in the area of Mahdiryia. The plates are used to detonate a form of improvised explosive device (IED) that is specifically targeted against Coalition and Iraqi troops on foot patrol. The cache find was the first indication of these “dismounted” IEDs being used in the area of Mahdiryia. They are already heavily used by al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) the communities of Hawr Rajab and Arab Jabour to the north. Soldiers from Battery B, 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery (FA)...
  • Concerned Local Citizen Tip Leads Coalition Troops to Explosives Factory

    11/04/2007 2:31:29 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 157+ views
    Multi-National Force - Iraq ^ | Staff Sgt. Russell Bassett
    A Soldier from 1st Platoon, Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 12th Field Artillery, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, from Fort Lewis, Wash., holds up a 12-inch copper plate (the largest size found in Iraq) used to pierce armored vehicles when fired from an explosively formed projectile (EFP). The plate was part of a large EFP cache recently discovered in a home in Husseiniyah. Photo by SSgt. Russell Bassett, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. BAGHDAD — A Concerned Local Citizen (CLC) led Coalition forces to a home Wednesday where explosively formed penetrators (EFP) and improvised explosive...
  • Tip leads Iraqi National Police to cache (Baghdad)

    11/03/2007 7:23:59 AM PDT · by mdittmar · 6 replies · 149+ views
    Multi-National Corps – Iraq ^ | November 3, 2007 | Multi-National Corps – Iraq Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASERELEASE No. 20071103-04November 3, 2007Tip leads Iraqi National Police to cacheMulti-National Division – BaghdadFORWARD OPERATING BASE LOYALTY, Iraq – Based off a tip from a concerned citizen, officers with the 1st Battalion, 4th Brigade, 1st Iraqi National Police Division recovered a cache in the courtyard and surrounding areas of the al Mustafa mosque in the Mualameen neighborhood of eastern Baghdad Nov. 1.  The cache included two explosively-formed penetrators, eight rocket-propelled grenades, three rocket-propelled grenade launchers, seven rocket-propelled grenade motors, three rockets, 14 mortars, one sniper rifle with a scope and a 10-round magazine. A spool of wire, body...
  • Citizen Tip Leads to Massive EFP, Explosives Cache

    10/26/2007 4:58:07 PM PDT · by SandRat · 14 replies · 119+ views
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2007 – A concerned citizen led coalition forces to the largest cache of explosively formed penetrators ever found in a single location Oct. 23 in a home in Saada village, Iraq, officials reported. Soldiers from Troop B, 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, from Fort Lewis, Wash., and the 717th Ordnance Company explosive ordnance disposal team, 184th Ordnance Battalion, Combined Joint Task Force Troy, Fort Campbell, Ky., empty a massive weapons cache that was discovered at Saada village, Iraq, Oct. 23, 2007. The cache marks the largest discovery of explosively formed penetrators...
  • Tip leads to cache in western Baghdad

    10/22/2007 2:18:09 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 18 replies · 111+ views
    Multi-National Corps – Iraq ^ | October 22, 2007 | Multi-National Corps – Iraq Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory
    BAGHDAD – Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers uncovered a cache of improvised explosive device-making materials in Adl, a western neighborhood in the Iraqi capital, based on a tip given by an Iraqi citizen Oct. 20.  An Iraqi approached a joint Coalition Forces patrol comprised of Soldiers from Company A, 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment and Company 3, 3rd Battalion, 5th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army, and provided information about insurgents constructing IEDs out of a business in Adl.  The insurgents were reported to have plans to use the material in attacks against Coalition Forces on Oct. 30, the anniversary of Saddam's...
  • Pizza waitress gets $10,000 tip

    07/13/2007 6:26:25 AM PDT · by Reaganesque · 64 replies · 4,135+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 07/13/07 | AP
    ANGOLA, Ind. -- A waitress got more than a $5 tip for her friendly service. She also got a $10,000 gift. Jessica Osborne was so overcome she cried so hard she could barely breathe. When she told a co-worker what had happened she called her a liar. ''I got that a lot,'' Osborne said. The money came from a mother and her two sons who want to remain anonymous. The three were regular customers at the Pizza Hut in Angola and she remembered their order: two Mountain Dews, a cup of hot water for a bag of tea the woman...
  • Tipsters lead to capture south Baghdad’s most wanted terrorist, cache

    07/10/2007 12:33:11 PM PDT · by SoldierDad · 58 replies · 1,855+ views
    Tipsters lead to capture south Baghdad’s most wanted terrorist, cache Tuesday, 10 July 2007 Multi-National Corps – Iraq Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory APO AE 09342 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RELEASE No. 20070710-14 July 10, 2007 Tipsters lead to capture south Baghdad’s most wanted terrorist, cache Multi-National Division – Center PAO AL-DHOUR, Iraq — With two well-timed phone calls, Iraqi civilians made some Soldiers’ day July 9. The first tipster called Troop C, 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) out of Fort Drum, N.Y., and alerted them to a cache south of the...
  • Taxes Take Chunk of Bartender's Hefty Tip

    09/08/2006 12:38:51 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 45 replies · 2,681+ views
    http://articles.news.aol.com/ ^ | 9 7 06 | associated press
    HUTCHINSON, Kan. (Sept. 7) - A bartender who last week was left a $10,000 tip by a regular customer now has more than the excitement of the offer: she has the cash. Cindy Kienow received a check Tuesday from Applebee's franchise owner JS Ventures Inc. for about $6,300, her share of the tip after taxes. The customer gave Kienow the hefty tip Aug. 27 on a $26 meal. But since he paid by credit card, the restaurant wanted to make sure it was a valid charge before giving Kienow the money. "I've had a lot of fun," Kienow said of...
  • ADF Halts NC Gifted Program's End Run Around Parental Notification

    07/03/2006 12:23:24 PM PDT · by DBeers · 16 replies · 1,021+ views
    Agape Press ^ | July 3, 2006 | Jim Brown and Jenni Parker
    ADF Halts NC Gifted Program's End Run Around Parental Notification Under Litigation Threat, Governor's School Drops Plan to Show Teens Graphic Film (AgapePress) - The prestigious Governor's School of North Carolina (GSNC), a six-week residential summer program for academically and intellectually gifted high school students, is once again being accused of introducing sexually-oriented material to young people without their parents' knowledge. The Alliance Defense Fund (ADF), a nationwide pro-family legal defense alliance, reports that the GSNC was preparing to show students the sexually explicit film, American History X, as part of a "Race and Film" series, but decided not to...
  • California High Court Decides Police Can Act on Tips

    06/28/2006 2:46:29 PM PDT · by radar101 · 29 replies · 464+ views
    Officer.com ^ | 28 JUNE 2006 | MAURA DOLAN
    Law enforcement may stop and detain drivers based on anonymous and uncorroborated tips that they were driving while intoxicated, the California Supreme Court decided 4-3 Monday. The state high court ruled that the California Highway Patrol acted legally when it pulled over a woman outside Bakersfield, even though its officer did not personally note any evidence of impaired driving. The officer was responding to a telephone tip that the van was weaving. The driver, Susan Wells, 49, failed a sobriety test and was arrested. A subsequent search of her van found heroin. She was sentenced to 16 months in prison...
  • Suicide Bomber Strikes in Afghanistan; Tip Leads Soldiers to Weapons

    06/04/2006 1:21:30 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 346+ views
    WASHINGTON, June 4, 2006 – A suicide car bomber attacked a coalition convoy this morning in downtown Kandahar City in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, killing four Afghan civilians and wounding 12 others, military officials reported. Officials said a man driving a sport utility vehicle waited in an alley and pulled out as the convoy passed. The attacker detonated the explosives between two convoy vehicles, killing himself and causing slight damage to the convoy vehicles, but harming 16 Afghans civilians. Coalition forces and Afghan police responded to the scene of the blast, rendering first aid and evacuating the injured. "This is another...
  • Afghan Citizen's Tip Leads to Weapons Cache

    05/14/2006 5:09:10 PM PDT · by SandRat · 176+ views
    WASHINGTON, May 14, 2006 – Afghan National Army and coalition forces confiscated a sizeable weapons cache in the Orgun District of Paktika Province yesterday after receiving a tip from an Afghan citizen, officials in Afghanistan reported today. A joint ANA and coalition patrol dispatched to the site and found the cache, which included 164 rocket-propelled grenade rounds, a large sack of heavy-machine-gun ammunition and a large number of RPG boosters. An explosive ordnance disposal team at the site inspected the munitions and turned them over to the ANA. "The Afghan who reported these dangerous munitions increased the safety and security...
  • Blast Destroys Iraqi Police Station; Tip Leads Soldiers to Weapons

    04/19/2006 4:25:12 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 279+ views
    WASHINGTON, April 19, 2006 – Terrorists blew up a new Iraqi police station under construction south of Baghdad yesterday, military officials reported. The explosion caused half of the building to collapse. Iraqi soldiers from 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division, secured the site after the blast to prevent further damage. "Terrorists are attempting to prevent the rebuilding of the essential infrastructure," said U.S. Army Lt. Col. Jonathan Withington, a Multinational Division Baghdad spokesman. "The police station is a sign of progress for the Iraqi people." Iraqi authorities are investigating the blast. In other news, a citizen's tip led Multinational Division...