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  • ‘culture of pervasive sexual harassment’ in Utah Democratic Party

    06/09/2017 5:26:52 PM PDT · by Utah Binger · 18 replies
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 6/9/2017 | Mathew Piper
    The seven women whose allegations ended Rob Miller's bid to lead Utah's Democrats say the party should continue an investigation of Miller because "a culture of pervasive sexual harassment has been revealed." The group, which includes a former Salt Lake County Democratic chairwoman and a former state Senate candidate among other well-known Democrats, sent a letter to party leadership Thursday after Miller announced his exit from the race to become chairman and his withdrawal from the party.
  • Teacher allegedly forced students to take off their underwear

    04/13/2011 11:56:34 AM PDT · by newzjunkey · 24 replies
    News-Democrat ^ | April 13, 2011 | Elizabeth Donald
    COLLINSVILLE -- A special-education teacher has been removed from the classroom after allegedly forcing students to remove their underwear. According to a letter sent to parents earlier this week, the teacher observed feces on the classroom floor at Webster Elementary School on March 30. To determine which student had soiled his pants, the teacher had each child go into a private bathroom stall by himself, remove his underpants, put his clothes back on and exit the stall to show his underpants to the teacher. "The teacher was not present in the bathroom stall and at no time was your child...
  • Flashback: The Clintons donated used underwear to charity, wrote it off on taxes

    10/02/2016 7:52:08 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 11 replies
    The Clintons donated used underwear to charity, wrote it off on taxes Posted on May 4, 2015 This tidbit is from the Arkansas years. While serving as Governor and First Lady of Arkansas, the Clintons donated used underwear to charity. Even worse, they claimed the donation as a deduction on their taxes. They must have really been “dead broke”…. Here is the report from The New York Times: In previous returns, when Mr. Clinton was the Governor of Arkansas and his wife was a partner in a Little Rock law firm, the Clintons had gone so far as to deduct...
  • How Switzerland decided to mark opening of world's longest rail tunnel [Hail Satan Alert] [tr]

    06/02/2016 4:51:07 PM PDT · by Mr. M.J.B. · 51 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 6/2/2016 | EUAN MCLELLAND and JULIAN ROBINSON
    "The Swiss have put on one of the most bizarre opening ceremonies in history to mark the completion of the world's longest tunnel."
  • 'Feel the Bern': Bernie Sanders underwear debuts

    11/04/2015 12:16:39 PM PST · by PROCON · 23 replies
    usatoday | Nov. 4, 2015 | Matthew Diebel
    Linky only.
  • LDS Church Wants Mormons' Opinion About Temple Garments [Give Mormon church underwear feedback]

    02/04/2015 9:00:32 PM PST · by Colofornian · 68 replies
    MidUtahRadio.com ^ | Feb. 3. 2015 | Doug Staples
    The LDS Church is asking for Mormons to weigh in about Temple garments. LDS officials are requesting public comments about the fit, fabric, size and style in an effort to propose changes and improvements. The move comes after last year when the Utah-based faith posted photos and videos of the misunderstood clothing to explain them to so-called gawkers.
  • State Takes Over Arkansas School District That Had To Make Teachers Wear Underwear

    01/30/2015 7:51:33 AM PST · by Doogle · 44 replies
    In August 2013, the district announced — to the great dismay of the teachers union — a dress code that would require teachers to wear underwear. Every single day. Female teachers would have to wear bras, too. And the very worst of all: No spandex. (RELATED: Little Rock School District Will Now Make Teachers Wear Underwear) Now, a mere 18 months later, the Arkansas Department of Education has voted to assume control over management of the school district, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports.
  • Underpants bomber failed to blow up airliner because he wore same pair of underwear for two weeks

    07/26/2014 3:10:04 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 39 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 25 July 2014 | James Rush
    The notorious underwear bomber's plot in 2009 to blow up a plane on Christmas Day failed because the explosives became 'degraded' after he wore the same pair of underpants for two weeks, according to a U.S. official. Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was on a suicide mission when he attempted to detonate a bomb in his underpants as the plane, en route from Amsterdam, approached Detroit.
  • Anti-Amnesty Group Asks Americans To Mail ‘Gently Used Underwear’ To Obama, Boehner

    06/26/2014 1:53:40 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 33 replies
    CBS ^ | June 26, 2014
    WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – The anti-amnesty group, Americans for Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC), is calling on Americans to mail their “gently used underwear” to President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner in response to a government request for new briefs for the recent surge of illegal immigrants being held by border patrol. ALIPAC is responding to a Department of Homeland Security solicitation seeking thousands of pairs of “White 100% Cotton Men’s Briefs” – ranging from medium sizes to hundreds of 6X-large pairs – to meet the basic clothing needs of thousands of immigrants detained by Immigration & Customs Enforcement. “Obama...
  • Man steals bread truck, makes deliveries in underwear

    05/23/2014 5:21:25 AM PDT · by NYAmerican · 21 replies
    7online.com ^ | 5/23/14 | 7online.com
    Authorities say a man stole a New York City bakery truck and began delivering loaves of bread to random businesses. Police say David Bastar hopped into the Grimaldi's Home of Bread truck on Manhattan's Upper East Side early Monday while the real driver was making a delivery at a pizzeria. Wearing only his underwear, Bastar then allegedly began dropping off baguettes, whole-wheat rolls and sourdough bread - but not to the bakery's customers. Joe Grimaldi is the owner of the Queens bakery. He says the bandit "dropped a lot of bread" worth about $5,000. He says the bakery later accommodated...
  • Kenyan Church Pastor Bans Female Parishioners From Wearing Underwear

    03/04/2014 4:58:29 AM PST · by Gamecock · 68 replies
    CBSDC ^ | March 3, 2014 | March 3, 2014
    NAIROBI, Kenya (CBSDC/AP) - A local pastor has ordered all women who attend service at Lord’s Propeller Redemption Church to refrain from wearing undergarments while attending so that they can more easily receive the spirit of Jesus Christ. The Kenyan Daily Post is reporting that a pastor identified only as “Reverend Njohi” claimed bras and underwear are not godly. Additionally, the paper says Njohi wants women who attend service at the church to be “free,” and that there would be consequences for those who do not comply. According to the UK Metro, most women did, in fact, show up at...
  • Realistic statue of man in underwear freaks out women's college

    02/06/2014 7:52:51 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 94 replies
    KRMG ^ | February 6, 2014 | Rick Couri
    300 students have signed a petition to have the creepy, yet lifelike statue removed. In part, the petition reads; "This highly realistic sculpture has, within just a few hours of its outdoor installation, become a source of apprehension, fear, and triggering thoughts regarding sexual assault for many members of our campus community. While it may appear humorous, or thought-provoking to some, it has already become a source of undue stress for many Wellesley College students, the majority of whom live, study, and work in this space." The Boston Globe reports the piece is called "Sleepwalker," it was put up to...
  • Modesty is Reverence for Mystery

    02/03/2010 1:35:27 PM PST · by GonzoII · 4 replies · 248+ views
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | Feb 2 2010 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    There has been a lot of very good discussion on yesterday’s blog post on the banishment of “dirty dancing” at many school dances. Much of the discussion has centered on modesty. Modesty is a beautiful, essential and often diminished virtue in today’s “tell-all,” ”show-all” world. There are many good definitions of modesty. Websters dictionary defines modesty first as freedom from conceit or vanity and secondly as propriety in dress, speech or conduct. It is the second definition that concerns us. While the Websters definition of modesty is surely accurate I would like to say that the most beautiful and thought-provoking...
  • Royal Canadian Navy seeking 180,000 pairs of underwear with ‘good moisture management’

    12/24/2013 5:15:37 AM PST · by Loyalist · 19 replies
    National Post ^ | December 24, 2013 | Andrea Hill, Postmedia News
    The Royal Canadian Navy is looking to buy 180,000 pairs of grey, lightweight underwear with “good moisture management.”In an online notice published Friday on the government’s public works website, the Navy outlined its undergarment needs and asked for industry input on how it can develop and buy “temperate drawers” that comply with its rigorous standards.
  • Little Rock school district will now make teachers wear underwear

    09/07/2013 5:27:09 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 80 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 6, 2013
    The school district in Little Rock, Ark. has announced plans for a dress code that will require teachers to wear underwear. Every single day. Female teachers will have to wear bras, too. An Aug. 29 letter from the Little Rock School District’s Office of the Superintendent to all employees explains that the dress code will officially go into effect in the fall of 2014. “Foundational garments shall be worn and not visible with respect to color, style, and/or fabric,” the letter reads. “No see-through or sheer clothing shall be allowed, and no skin shall be visible between pants/trousers, skirts, and...
  • Plea for underwear on Staten Island

    11/06/2012 11:55:11 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 58 replies
    My Fox NY ^ | 11/06/2012 | By LUKE FUNK
    <p>MYFOXNY.COM - Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro says the people of his community are in desperate need of fresh underwear.</p>
  • (Vavavooom!) 600-year-old bra and underwear discovered in an Austrian castle

    07/20/2012 10:24:09 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 61 replies
    IO9 ^ | Jul 18, 2012 | Annalee Newitz
    600-year-old bra and underwear discovered in an Austrian castle Contemporary bras are more comfortable, modified versions of corsets — or so it was believed, until a 2007 discovery changed the way we see women's underwear. Working with a team of her colleagues, archaeologist Beatrix Nutz recently publicized her discovery of several linen bras and some underwear in a medieval castle. Nutz has presented academic papers about her discovery, and even analyzed the underwear for DNA (see picture). But the public didn't hear about the medieval bras until a BBC history program showed pictures of them. Nutz and colleagues also found...
  • Exclusive: Did White House "spin" tip a covert op?

    05/20/2012 10:27:24 AM PDT · by AJFavish · 7 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 18, 2012 | Mark Hosenball
    White House efforts to soft-pedal the danger from a new "underwear bomb" plot emanating from Yemen may have inadvertently broken the news they needed most to contain. At about 5:45 p.m. EDT on Monday, May 7, just before the evening newscasts, John Brennan, President Barack Obama's top White House adviser on counter-terrorism, held a small, private teleconference to brief former counter-terrorism advisers who have become frequent commentators on TV news shows.
  • Time for a Change of Underwear

    02/04/2012 7:16:53 PM PST · by sevinufnine · 21 replies
    No source, forwarded in email | February 4, 2012 | Unknown
    There's an old sea story about a ship's Captain who inspected his sailors, and afterward told the first mate that his men smelled bad...
  • Marines' Ballistic Underwear Must Also Be Comfy

    01/12/2012 2:55:53 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 20 replies
    Yahoo ^ | Jeremy Hsu - LiveScience.com
    Kevlar underwear can protect U.S. Marines against blast fragments flying like bullets through the air, but it lacks the comfort of simple cotton undies or silky unmentionables. Now the U.S. military has begun searching for better alternatives that prevent chafing as well as battle wounds. The U.S. Marine Corps sees comfortable undergarments as being equally important to ballistic protection, according to a new request for information aimed at U.S. manufacturers. That means any new underwear fabric must not only shield private parts against burns and tiny fragments traveling at 650 feet per second — the speed of some bullets —...