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  • SOTU: Tim Kaine Goes Full Evasive on Wikileaks 'Open Borders' Revelation

    10/09/2016 10:07:27 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 12 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | October 9, 2016 | P.J. Gladnick
    Jake Tapper's infamous furrowed brow of skepticism got quite a workout this morning on CNN's State Of The Union. The cause was the shuffling, dodging, and general evasiveness by Democrat vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine when questioned about the Wikileaks revelation that Hillary Clinton had called for open borders. Perhaps Kaine thought he would only be faced with questions that he would be eager to answer about the recent release of a decade old off-color Donald Trump tape. For the first part of the interview, Kaine was happily chirping away on this topic. However, Tapper eventually switched gears to ask about the Wikileaks revelation and...
  • 'MASH' Star Wayne Rogers Dies at 82 ("Trapper" John McIntyre)

    12/31/2015 6:24:06 PM PST · by Libloather · 101 replies
    ETOnline via MSN ^ | 12/31/15 | Antoinette Bueno
    Actor Wayne Rogers died on Thursday from complications from pneumonia, his rep exclusively tells ET. He was 82 years old. Rogers, who hailed from Alabama, is best known for playing the role of Captain "Trapper" John McIntyre in the classic television series M*A*S*H from 1972-1975. He also had recurring roles in City of Angels, House Calls, and Murder, She Wrote.
  • Coal in the cross hairs [ Colorado ]

    07/12/2015 5:36:48 PM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies
    Grand Junction Media ^ | July 11, 2015 | Dennis Webb
    Most of the 1.5 million electricity consumers served by the Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association probably don’t think about it. But when they wake up and flip on their light switches each morning, they can thank in significant part Tri-State’s Craig Station power plant in Moffat County, the second largest in Colorado. And that power plant can operate only thanks to hundreds of local workers digging in, not just figuratively at the plant itself, but literally at the two area surface mines — Colowyo and Trapper — that provide the plant’s coal. ... With 220 people working at Colowyo, some...
  • Trapper 'Set-guns': The Taylor Fur Getter and Sure Shot

    07/23/2012 10:36:13 AM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies ^ | 19 July, 2012 | Christopher Eger
    In 1914, a specially designed pair of set-guns was sold in the United States. Their ingenious design was deadly simple and efficient, however it soon fell out of use, and their production was finally discontinued when it was effectively banned along with most commercial trapping in the 1930s. Known as the Taylor Fur Getter and the Taylor Sure Shot, these exotic little contraptions are now a hot item with collectors. Hunters have long used “set-guns,” or “trap-guns” which are firearms left primed and ready and triggered by a trip wire of some sort, to take game. These date back to...
  • The explorer who made Lewis and Clark look like tourists.

    04/15/2012 7:48:33 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 64 replies ^ | Old Article | TIMOTHY HARPER
    D avid Thompson was a monumental figure in North American history. A fur trader, an explorer and perhaps the greatest land geographer ever, he led expeditions through incredible hardship and danger to safety. His 77 journals made important contributions to our understanding of culture, history and everyday life in North America before Europeans brought horses, guns, alcohol and disease. And he and his American Indian wife lived one of the great love stories of all time. So why havenÂ’t you heard of 19th-century frontiersman David Thompson? No doubt one reason is that he spent most of his long life in...