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  • A retired cop's shocking life of drugs and crime

    09/11/2014 7:08:23 PM PDT · by Vendome · 11 replies
    NY Post ^ | Phillip Messing
    Photo: Stefano Giovannini MORE ON:NYPD NYPD watchdogs confused about chokeholds NYPD cop in serious condition after responding to fire Rally on Staten Island to support police on Sept. 27 Gangsta cop says his past made him a better officer A retired police commander kept a stunning secret for more than two decades: Before joining the NYPD, he peddled crack, tried to murder a fellow drug dealer and was close pals with a notorious cop killer. Corey Pegues — who collects a $135,000 tax-free line-of-duty disability ...
  • Astronomers discover new kind of supernova

    03/26/2013 3:17:46 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 22 replies
    PhysOrg ^ | 3/26/13
    Astronomers discover new kind of supernova March 26, 2013 EnlargeThis artist's conception shows the suspected progenitor of a new kind of supernova called Type Iax. Material from a hot, blue helium star at right is funneling toward a carbon/oxygen white dwarf star at left, which is embedded in an accretion disk. In many cases the white dwarf survives the subsequent explosion. Credit: Christine Pulliam (CfA) ( —Supernovae were always thought to occur in two main varieties. But a team of astronomers including Carnegie's Wendy Freedman, Mark Phillips and Eric Persson is reporting the discovery of a new type of supernova...
  • Peter Steele, of Heavy Metal Band Type O Negative, Dies at 48

    04/22/2010 1:57:30 AM PDT · by ThermoNuclearWarrior · 28 replies · 734+ views
    VH1 ^ | April 19, 2010
    Peter Steele, the singer, bassist and chief songwriter for the heavy metal band Type O Negative, died on Wednesday. He was 48. His death was announced on the band’s Web site ( The announcement said that the cause had not yet been officially determined but appeared to be heart failure; it did not say where he died.
  • Worst in the nation Detroit schools actually run by former spec. ed. student who can’t write

    03/10/2010 6:11:17 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 51 replies · 1,725+ views
    The Collins Report ^ | March 10, 2010 | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    This has got to be child abuse. A special education student running the schools? Detriot school board president Otis Mathis can’t write in English. The man charged with educating the last 90,000 school kids left in the disappearing city can’t express himself in a simple Email. Need proof? Grab a red pencil and read this recent Email written by Mr. Mathis. “If you saw Sunday’s Free Press that shown Robert Bobb the emergency financial manager for Detroit Public Schools, move Mark Twain to Boynton which have three times the number seats then students and was one of the reason’s he...
  • What kind of thinker are you?

    06/04/2004 10:30:24 PM PDT · by swilhelm73 · 326 replies · 3,846+ views
    BBC ^ | N/A | N/A
    Quiz here
  • Combined Force Exhibits New Type of Warfare

    08/18/2005 6:08:55 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 366+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Aug 18, 2005 | Jim Garamone
    CAMP LEMONIER, Djibouti, Aug. 18, 2005 – Call it the prototype for a new method of warfare. The Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa, headquartered here, is fighting the global war on terror with good deeds, not weapons. Task force commander Marine Maj. Gen. Timothy Ghormley very proudly tells one and all that no one in his command has "fired a shot in anger," but the command may have prevented hundreds of young men and women in the region from embracing the terrorist philosophy. "My combat forces are doctors, veterinarians, engineers and dentists," Ghormley said during an interview at...
  • N. Korean Underground Tunnels, Impregnable Fortresses against Nuclear Attack(Russians involved)

    07/05/2005 6:09:41 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 48 replies · 2,384+ views
    Segye Ilbo ^ | 07/04/05 | Chang In-soo
    /begin my translation N. Korean Underground Tunnels, Impregnable Fortresses against Nuclear Attack Eludes U.S. spy satellites by painting radar-absorbing materials(on the entrance)Enough food to last for 3 years -- even equipped with oxygen generators  We set up the new section called 'N. Korean File' to provide you with vivid picture of N. Korean society. (Articles in) this section would be based on internal documents from N. Korea or testimony from N. Korean defectors. As its first article, we investigate underground tunnels in N. Korea, based on content from monthly magazine 'N. Korea.' It is first revealed in S. Korea that N. Korea kept U.S. spy satellites from tracking...
  • FBI wants to watch you type

    04/25/2004 2:25:42 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 58 replies · 235+ views
    zdnet ^ | 4 24 04 | Declan McCullagh
    COMMENTARY--The FBI is trying to convince the government to mandate that providers of broadband, Internet telephony, and instant-messaging services build in backdoors for easy wiretapping. That would constitute a sweeping expansion of police surveillance powers. Instead of asking Congress to approve the request, the FBI (along with the Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Administration) are pressing the Federal Communications Commission to move forward with minimal public input. The three agencies argue that the 1994 Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA) permits the FCC to rewire the Internet to suit the eavesdropping establishment. "The importance and the urgency...
  • A Satirical Political Beliefs Assessment Test

    02/25/2004 6:16:06 AM PST · by vannrox · 4 replies · 1,040+ views
    Political Beliefs ^ | FR Post 2-21-04 | Donald J. Hagen
    <![if !supportEmptyParas]> <![endif]> <![if !supportEmptyParas]> <![endif]> THE SATIRICAL POLITICAL BELIEFS ASSESSMENT TEST <![if !supportEmptyParas]> <![endif]> A Humorous Political Party Quiz to Test If You're an Archconservative, Leftwing Wacko, Antigovernment Libertine or a Commie Sympathizer <![if !supportEmptyParas]> <![endif]> by <![if !supportEmptyParas]> <![endif]> Donald J. Hagen <![if !supportEmptyParas]> <![endif]> Copyright © 2002 - 2004 by Donald J. Hagen   Email:    <![if !supportEmptyParas]> <![endif]> <![if !supportEmptyParas]> <![endif]> INTRODUCTION     Political parties share much in common with obscenity.  Both are difficult to define, yet, to paraphrase U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart's definition of obscenity, you know a political party when you see it.  Therefore, it comes as no...