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  • California won't celebrate 'John Wayne Day'; one lawmaker cites actor's 'disturbing views' on race

    04/29/2016 6:29:49 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 32 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | April 29, 2016 | Jessica Roy
    It's a no-go for The Duke. A California lawmaker's bid to commemorate May 26, 2016, as "John Wayne Day" failed in the Assembly after lawmakers cited the actor's comments on race. In a 1971 interview with Playboy, Wayne called black people "irresponsible" and said Native Americans were "selfish" for not wanting to share their land with white colonists. "He had disturbing views toward race," said Assemblyman Luis Alejo (D-Watsonville), according to the Associated Press.
  • '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.
  • Teacher Hits Handicapped Child, Tells Him Black People Fought to not "Serve White People like You"

    06/29/2015 12:00:28 PM PDT · by rightistight · 68 replies
    The Social Memo ^ | 6/29/15 | Aurelius
    A Cincinnati teacher has resigned in the wake of racist comments and abusive actions taken toward handicapped children. Intervention Specialist Pamela Bullock has left her position at Wayne Local Schools in Warren County, after four teaching assistants wrote a letter to administrators detailing her abuse toward students. In one incident, the assistants reported that Ms. Bullock was taking care of a handicapped, non-verbal student, when she became irate at him. Bullock threw a marker at the boy, hitting him in the head. Later the same day, "a racial comment was directed toward the same student," wrote the assistants. "After applying...
  • Hollywood Traitors Supported Hitler and Stalin: An Interview with Allan Ryskind

    05/13/2015 6:46:25 PM PDT · by TigerTown · 49 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | May, 13, 2015 | Brett M. Decker
    Hard-core Communists in Hollywood, and by that I mean those with party cards and whose allegiance was to Joseph Stalin and the Soviet Union, not the United States, made a major effort to take over the movie industry and nearly succeeded. The much-maligned House Un-American Activities Committee, as even liberal Hollywood historians Larry Ceplair and Steven Englund acknowledge, uncovered over 200 party members in Hollywood. My dad, Morrie Ryskind, one of the few outspoken anti-Communist screenwriters in Hollywood, said the number was closer to 300. They were part of a broad conspiracy of subversives who had penetrated America’s most critical...
  • Former Colorado Senator: Steyer Involvement in Senate Contest an ‘Insult’

    10/06/2014 9:22:54 PM PDT · by george76 · 5 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | October 6, 2014 | Wayne Allard
    A former U.S. senator in Colorado sees parallels between billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer’s meddling in current Senate elections in the state and his hedge fund’s efforts to drain a small Colorado town’s water supply and sell it to the highest bidder. Former Sen. Wayne Allard (R., Colo.) ... In 1995 Tom Steyer descended on Colorado, standing to make millions by exporting the water under the San Luis Valley and selling it to the highest bidder. Draining this particular aquifer would have had disastrous consequences for farms, wetlands and the Great Sand Dunes National Park. Impact from Steyer’s plan would have...
  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "Rio Lobo"(1970)

    06/01/2014 11:48:46 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 4 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1970 | Howard Hawks
  • Wayne State University offers college course on Detroit bankruptcy

    03/30/2014 3:40:07 PM PDT · by Libloather · 33 replies
    M Live ^ | 3/30/14 | Gus Burns
    DETROIT, MI -- Wayne State administrators are using Detroit's financial calamity to teach. A new course, "Detroit: Metropolis in Transition," will be offered by the the Department of Urban Studies and Planning beginning this summer. **SNIP** The lecture will cover Detroit's history up to present day and "issues such as the city's frustrated attempts at regionalism and its persistence as the largest metro are in the United States without a comprehensive, rail-based public transit system."
  • School: Lil’ Wayne is fine, but Jesus is not

    12/03/2013 11:53:16 PM PST · by AndyTheBear · 6 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Dec 3, 2013 | Todd Starnes
    A middle school student in Kansas who wanted to promote a “See You At the Pole” prayer event was barred from doing so because the fliers she posted in the school had “illegal” Bible verses, according to a federal lawsuit. Officials at Robert E. Clark Middle School in Bonner Springs confiscated and destroyed the fliers the student had already posted, attorney Matt Sharp alleged.
  • Detectives need help solving stabbing outside Lil Wayne concert

    07/29/2013 4:00:51 PM PDT · by Libloather · 31 replies
    NBC News ^ | 7/29/13 | MICHELLE BOUDIN
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Frustrated detectives are asking for help after a man was stabbed to death as he was leaving the Lil’ Wayne concert Friday night. **SNIP** Investigators say 25-year-old James Price had just left the Lil’ Wayne concert and was stabbed to death while defending his girlfriend in the gravel parking lot at the amphitheater. Price's girlfriend told detectives the fight actually started before the concert. “There was an altercation before the concert started where some individuals made some disparaging comments against the girlfriend,” Brisbon told reporters.
  • Vanity: Looking for John Wayne Products

    07/22/2013 8:59:34 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 24 replies
    Several summer cookouts coming up.. and am looking for a large John Wayne Blanket. Having trouble finding a decent size one on the net. Any ideas? Thanks in advance!
  • Lil' Wayne Stomps on U.S. Flag, Calls Country 'Godless America'

    06/17/2013 6:06:16 PM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/17/13 | staff
    Lil' Wayne's video for the song God Bless America features the outspoken star stomping on the American flag, according to footage taken during the video shoot. That's not all Lil' Wayne has to say about his homeland. The song's lyrics are equally blunt in their distaste for the country. "My country, tis of thee / Sweet land of kill them all and let them die / So God bless America, this so Godless America."
  • Man Charged After Corralling Suspected Vandals In Closet (arresting the victim)

    06/16/2013 8:28:41 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 53 replies
    © 2013 Deerfield Media (Rochester) Licensee, LLC (WHAM TV) ^ | Updated: 6/15 9:27 pm | Reported by: Sean Carroll
    Clyde, N.Y. --- A Wayne County man is now facing four charges for Endangering the Welfare of a Child after he interrupted an act of vandalism at a home he was renovating for his father-in-law. The incident unfolded around 9 p.m. Saturday when Jesse Daniels said he told his wife to call 911 after he heard loud noises coming from the home next door and saw an individual striking a wall with a hammer. Daniels... ran next door and found four children, ages eight and ten, doing damage to the property. Daniels said he took a hammer from one of...
  • So-called prank at Wayne High School (WVA) could end with criminal charges

    05/18/2013 7:48:12 AM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    WOWK ^ | Ben Moore
    What some are calling a local high school prank left one school a smelly mess and students out of the classroom on Friday. A worker at Wayne High School said when staff arrived early Friday morning they found a mess in the school. Someone broke a window and opened a fire escape, then trashed a classroom. The school employee told 13News that deer urine was spilled all over the floor and a desk. Workers also found rancid dead deer parts in the hallway and blood on the floors.
  • Bombing Suspects’ Immigration Story Adds Layer to Debate on Overhaul

    04/20/2013 6:00:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The New York Times ^ | April 20, 2013 | Trip Gabriel
    WAYNE, Pa. — With the television in her pizzeria showing an endless loop of the Boston manhunt on Friday, Bessie Kontis glanced up at scenes of the quasi-military lockdown and shuddered. “After something like that happens, they should stop all visas, for crying out loud,” said Ms. Kontis, 58, who owns New Wayne Pizza with her husband, Alex. “It’s insane. It just angers me.” Ms. Kontis was born in Greece and immigrated to the United States as a child, but when two men of Chechen heritage were identified as the suspects in the fatal Boston Marathon bombings, her usually broad...
  • Army general from Wayne, NJ had key role at Ford funeral

    01/01/2007 11:44:51 AM PST · by Coleus · 10 replies · 910+ views
    NorthJersey.com ^ | 01.01.06 | JAN BARRY
    As the world watched the solemn state funeral for former President Gerald Ford on television, the family and friends of Maj. Gen. Guy C. Swan III were especially proud of the man in charge of those ceremonies. Swan, who grew up in Wayne, was the military escort for Betty Ford at the funeral ceremonies in California and in the nation's capital, where he is the commander of the Military District of Washington. "We're proud of the way he's handling himself," Swan's father, Guy Jr., who now lives in the Cedar Crest retirement village in Pequannock, said Sunday. "He seemed to...
  • Former Oakland Raiders player Anthony Smith charged with 4 murders

    07/04/2012 11:29:17 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 23 replies
    City News Service ^ | July 4, 2012
    LANCASTER - Former Los Angeles-Oakland Raiders defensive end Anthony Wayne Smith -- who was awaiting a retrial on a charge stemming from an October 2008 killing -- has been charged with three other murders in a case in which he could face the death penalty, according to a court document released Tuesday. | » POLICE NEWS
  • The new True Grit movie

    10/03/2011 9:53:58 PM PDT · by mirkwood · 51 replies · 1+ views
    me ^ | 10/4/11 | mirk
    I just watched the remake of True Grit and I was disapointed to say the least. The kid did well, but the whole movie seemed to be a lukewarmed version of the original. This movie had all the stuff, just like a c on a term paper. Blah. When you watch the original you get involved in the movie. This is a sad satire of a classic.
  • My 'granddaddy' John Wayne, actor and Catholic convert

    10/02/2011 12:12:54 PM PDT · by NYer · 49 replies · 1+ views
    cna ^ | October 1, 2011 | David Kerr
    Fr. Matthew Muñoz Rome, Italy, Oct 1, 2011 / 12:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- John Wayne, for many, was a Hollywood legend who symbolized true masculinity and American values. To Fr. Matthew Muñoz, though, he was simply “granddaddy.” “When we were little we’d go to his house and we’d simply hang out with granddaddy and we’d play and we’d have fun: a very different image from what most people have of him,”  Fr. Muñoz told CNA on a recent visit to Rome. Fr. Muñoz was 14 years old when his grandfather died of cancer in 1979. In his lifetime, “The...
  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

    09/25/2011 6:51:15 PM PDT · by Sick of Lefties · 18 replies
    Noman Says ^ | 9/25/11 | Noman
    The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) Saturday night is movie night at No-house. If you're looking for a good one, you'll find it in the "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance" starring John Wayne, Jimmy Stewart, Edmund O'Brien, Vera Miles and Lee Marvin as the most debased villain you've seen since Stephen Hanks. It is directed by John Ford and shot expertly in black and white. From the moment that Marvin snarls onto the screen to rob the stagecoach bringing eastern lawyer Stewart out west, you know you're going to be interested til the end. Stewart intervenes to protect...
  • John Wayne Memorabilia to Go Up for Auction

    09/07/2011 1:05:48 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 10 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | September 07, 2011 | Associated Press
    Heritage Auctions spokesman Donn Pearlman on Tuesday said the auction will include more than 700 personal and professional items, including an eye patch Wayne wore in his Golden Globe-winning performance in "True Grit."
  • [West Virginia] Breaking News: Wayne County Building Collapses on Cars

    WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A building has collapsed on several parked in a lot in Wayne County. Wayne County dispatchers tell WSAZ.com it happened along Route 152 in the parking lot of KFC at about 4:00 p.m. Sunday. Click here to find out more! Dispatchers say the Builders Supply Company building collapsed on top of at least four cars parked in the lot. Witnesses say another car may have been hit as well. No injuries have been reported. Wayne County firefighters and sheriff's deputies are investigating. WSAZ.com has a crew on the scene. Keep clicking WSAZ.com for the latest...
  • WATCH: Woman in Kentucky attacks judge after being sentenced to 10 days in prison

    07/16/2011 6:17:34 AM PDT · by Libloather · 48 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 7/15/11 | Nina Mandell
    WATCH: Woman in Kentucky attacks judge after being sentenced to 10 days in prisonBy Nina Mandell DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER Friday, July 15th 2011, 1:13 PM A Kentucky woman accused of domestic violence had serious objections with a judge's sentence early this week, attacking the jurist after getting jail time. Wayne County Family Court video shows Melissa Harvick arguing with Judge Jennifer Upchurch Edwards before being sentenced to 10 days in prison for contempt of court. As soon as Edwards said, "You go now," Harvick lost it. She leaps over the bench and tries to choke Edwards, who remains, surprisingly,...
  • John Wayne's Parents Lived in Waterloo, Iowa

    06/29/2011 3:33:32 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 65 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 6.29.11 @ 4:50PM | By Jeffrey Lord
    Michele Bachmann says "John Wayne was from Waterloo, Iowa" and the media goes nuts. Ohhhhhhhh what an idiot, she confused John Wayne with John Wayne Gacy the serial killer. Ha ha ha. Now comes word that… yes indeed… Clyde Morrison and his blushing bride Molly got married in…. Waterloo, Iowa. And settled there. Later moving to Winterset, Iowa. Where they had their bouncing baby boy ...Who grew up to become -- yes indeed -- John Wayne. Not John Wayne Gacy.
  • Reports: U.S. diplomat to get nod for Mexico ambassador

    05/24/2011 6:56:01 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 4 replies
    Houston Chronical ^ | May 24, 2011, 7:35PM | DUDLEY ALTHAUS
    MEXICO CITY — President Barack Obama will nominate Earl Anthony Wayne, a high-ranking career diplomat with scant experience in Latin America, as his new ambassador to Mexico, sources confirmed Tuesday. The appointment of Wayne, currently serving as U.S. deputy ambassador to Afghanistan, will require approval from both the U.S. Senate and the Mexican government. It has yet to be formally submitted to either. Wayne's nomination was reported Tuesday by the Mexican media, citing diplomatic sources. Neither the White House nor the Mexican government would confirm Wayne will be named, but three knowledgeable Washington sources did. "The word is that Wayne...
  • Pasco Man Arrested on Warrant for 1983 Murder in Seattle

    12/14/2010 10:12:48 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 13 replies · 1+ views
    St. Petersburg ^ | Wednesday, December 15, 2010 | Erin Sullivan
    If John Wayne Folds is what deputies say he is, a killer, then he's been on the lam for 27 years. The 45-year-old self-employed painter was arrested Tuesday morning at his home on Jenner Drive and charged with murdering a man in Seattle in 1983. The cold case squad at the King County Sheriff's Office got a DNA hit on evidence left at the scene, which led them to Folds. "These cases are never closed. They are never forgotten," said Sgt. John Urquhart of the King County Sheriff's Office, "and we are going to do everything we can to solve...
  • Wayne Madsen: White House in Crisis

    10/15/2010 8:33:15 AM PDT · by Nachum · 161 replies
    The Intel Hub ^ | 10/15/10 | Wayne Madsen
    Section 4 of the 25th Amendment likely to be invoked; Obama being shipped out! Washington has not witnessed so much top level White House intrigue since October 20, 1973, when a Saturday night saw President Nixon fire the Watergate independent counsel, the U.S. attorney general, and the deputy attorney general in the “Saturday Night Massacre.” Just ten days earlier, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned after being charged with accepting bribes while governor of Maryland. In the case of President Obama, the senior firings are not happening during a single nght but the recent involuntary sudden departures of the White House...
  • Iconic John Wayne Role Redone

    08/19/2010 3:19:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 42 replies · 1+ views
    yahoo ^ | 8/19/10 | Jonathan Crow
    In 1969, John Wayne played Rooster Cogburn in "True Grit" -- a grizzled, drunken U.S. Marshal hired by a 14-year-old girl to track down her father's killer. The role ended up winning the aging Western star his first and only Oscar, prompting him to make a rare sequel -- "Rooster Cogburn" -- opposite Katherine Hepburn in 1975. The image of Wayne's craggy, eye-patched visage from "True Grit" has become a cinematic icon. So film mavens everywhere were taken aback when it was announced last year that Joel and Ethan Coen would been making their own version of "True Grit." But...
  • Let’s ask and do tell…IS OBAMA GAY?

    05/28/2010 5:18:45 PM PDT · by this is my country · 146 replies · 5,733+ views
    The Jag Hunter ^ | May 27, 2010 | Wayne Madsen
    May 24, 2010 – SPECIAL REPORT from WAYNE MADSEN. Obama and Emanuel: Members of same gay bath house in Chicago President Obama and his chief of staff Rahm Emanuel are lifetime members of the same gay bath house in uptown Chicago, according to informed sources in Chicago’s gay community, as well as veteran political sources in the city. The bath house, Man’s Country, caters to older white men and it has been in business for some 30 years and is known as one of uptown Chicago’s “grand old bathhouses.” WMR was told by sources who are familiar with the bath...
  • Country singer Jimmy Wayne brings awareness of homelessness to Oklahoma

    03/05/2010 11:40:04 AM PST · by SoonerStorm09 · 5 replies · 439+ views
    McAlester News-Capital ^ | March 5, 2010 | Amber Davenport Sutton
    HARTSHORNE, Okla. -- Jimmy Wayne, of Nashville, Tenn., knows all too well what it’s like to have no place to call home. Wayne grew up in a variety of foster and group homes, and occasionally found himself homeless as a teen. At the age of 16, he was given a second chance by Bea and Russell Costner, who took him into their home and gave him a second chance. The couple’s generosity made a positive impact on the then teen and will never be forgotten. “Bea and Russell took a chance on me, and I was certainly no poster child...
  • Mom faces charges in infant's death; body found in trash

    12/28/2009 4:05:10 PM PST · by Coleus · 11 replies · 798+ views
    northjersey.com ^ | 12.24.09 | Debra Winters
    A 22-year-old township woman is facing an aggravated manslaughter charge in connection to the asphyxiation death of her newborn child. Keri Barry, of Alps Road, was home alone when she gave birth on Dec. 11 to a full-term baby boy. She did not seek medical attention, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office. Her family realized later on that there was a problem and brought her to Chilton Memorial Hospital, in Pompton Plains. Staff there determined that she had recently given birth, Senior Assistant Passaic County Prosecutor Robert Pringle said. The whereabouts of the baby was not known, at which...
  • Fantastic Video: Dean Martin and John Wayne on the USA

    12/21/2009 2:11:55 PM PST · by Notoriously Conservative · 7 replies · 743+ views
    Notoriously Conservative ^ | 12 21 09 | Notoriously Conservative
    Remember when Hollywood big-wigs had character and class? Remember when they loved our country? Me neither. But this video will jog your memory, enjoy. Video on site.
  • Take A Look At Metro Detroit's Races

    11/04/2009 2:54:58 AM PST · by Son House · 11 replies · 864+ views
    http://www.clickondetroit.com/news/21516255/detail.html ^ | November 4, 2009 | Click On Detroit
    DETROIT -- In metro Detroit, voters were asked to decide on everything ranging from mayor, council members, taxes and liquor license terms. Below is a breakdown of the most watched races. Macomb County: 12 cities and one township had elections. Six cities had mayoral matchups: Sterling Heights elected Richard Notte, Mount Clemens elected Barb Dempsey, Centerline elected David Hanselman, New Baltimore elected Thomas Goldenbogen, Roseville elected John Chirkun and Memphis elected Daniel Weaver. Countywide, voters decided on two issues. Residents voted in favor of a an executive-style government similar to those in Oakland and Wayne. Macomb County voters overwhelmingly approved...
  • In 1809, a bizarre burial for a 'mad' general

    10/24/2009 9:08:53 AM PDT · by Saije · 21 replies · 1,638+ views
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | 10/24/2009 | Marylynne Pitz
    As American colonists battled for independence, Gen. "Mad" Anthony Wayne captured a British fort in New York at midnight, earning a reputation as a brilliant strategist in the chaos of battle. George Washington rode on horseback to congratulate him in person. Soldiers who noticed his reckless bravery gave him his nickname. Later, the fiery leader trained a fearsome army outside of Pittsburgh in 1792, conquered the Indians and negotiated a treaty with them so the Northwest Territory could be settled.*** After he died at age 51 from an attack of gout, his body rested for 12 years in an oak...
  • Tennessee Elementary School Principal Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

    06/15/2009 4:00:52 PM PDT · by Larry381 · 5 replies · 719+ views
    Department of Justice ^ | June 12, 2009 | United States Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Tennessee
    GREENEVILLE, TN—Joseph Wayne Jennings, 53, of New Tazewell, Tennessee, was arrested on Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at the Holiday Inn located at 5435 Davy Crockett Parkway in Morristown, Tennessee. Jennings, an educator who is retired from the Claiborne County Board of Education, was a principal at Clairfield Elementary School and a teacher at the Renaissance School. After his retirement, he worked as a teacher for the Cherokee-Douglas Economic Authority and worked part-time for Toys R Us during the Christmas 2008 season. In a four-count complaint presented by Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent Sandra Farrow, Jennings is charged with...
  • Two Missouri Brothers Among Those Indicted in $4 Million Nationwide Spamming Conspiracy

    04/29/2009 7:49:35 PM PDT · by Cindy · 9 replies · 635+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: Two Missouri Brothers Among Those Indicted in $4 Million Nationwide Spamming Conspiracy Millions of E-Mail Addresses Illegally Harvested from Computers at 2,000 Schools KANSAS CITY, MO—Two Missouri men and their company are among those indicted by a federal grand jury in a nationwide e-mail spamming case that victimized more than 2,000 colleges and universities in a scheme that sold more than $4 million worth of products to students, announced Matt J. Whitworth, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri. Amir Ahmad Shah, 28, of St. Louis., his brother, Osmaan Ahmad...
  • Coen brothers to adapt 'True Grit'

    03/24/2009 8:48:48 AM PDT · by Reaganesque · 87 replies · 1,854+ views
    Variety Magazine ^ | 03/22/09 | MICHAEL FLEMING
    As their next film, Joel and Ethan Coen will put their spin on "True Grit," the iconic Western that won an Oscar.Not a traditional remake, the Paramount film will be more faithful to the Charles Portis book than the 1969 pic, also distributed by Par.Portis' novel is about a 14-year-old girl who, along with an aging U.S. marshal and another lawman, tracks her father's killer in hostile Indian territory.But while the original film was a showcase for Wayne, the Coens' version will tell the tale from the girl's p.o.v.Pic will be their first period Oater.Project reteams the brothers with Scott...
  • Finding a place to pray (Parent wants a private space for her 10-year-old son for Muslim prayer)

    02/19/2009 6:58:12 PM PST · by Coleus · 60 replies · 1,282+ views
    northjersey.com ^ | Thursday, February 19, 2009 | ANDREA ALEXANDER
    WAYNE — Rola Awwad wants a private space for her 10-year-old son at Albert Payson Terhune Elementary School to exercise his right to Muslim prayer. The school district had offered to let him pray at recess — either outside or in a classroom while classmates are there. And that, says Awwad, is "unacceptable." mAll students are constitutionally guaranteed the right to pray during the school day as long as it doesn't interfere with learning. But Wayne is struggling with what accommodations to make if a Muslim student requests privacy for prayer. The answer in other North Jersey districts ranges from...
  • North Jersey celebrates George Washington's birthday

    02/20/2009 1:49:04 PM PST · by Coleus · 16 replies · 433+ views
    northjersey.com ^ | Tuesday, February 17, 2009 | JIM BECKERMAN
    The general will see you now. And you, and you, and you. As a matter of fact, Gen. George Washington, first commander in chief of the Continental Army and first president of these United States, may end up seeing upwards of 200 people at his birthday ball Sunday at historic New Bridge Landing in River Edge. That’s a whole lot of hands that Hawthorne’s Rodger Yaden will be clasping in his white cotton gloves. But he’s game. “I’ll shake as many hands as are offered,” says Yaden, who has been doing a full-dress impersonation of the Father of Our Country,...
  • Girl did this to me on one-night stand

    02/05/2009 2:40:21 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 143 replies · 5,231+ views
    The Sun UK ^ | February 5, 2009 | Guy Patrick
    HORRIFIED Wayne Robinson yesterday showed for the first time the tattoos a girl carved on him as he slept after a night of lust. The Sun told last week how pretty Dominique Fisher was convicted of wounding for slashing her name on Wayne, 24, with a Stanley knife as he lay in a drunken sleep.
  • Lawyer's DWI arrest caught on dash cam

    01/31/2009 4:23:38 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 34 replies · 1,584+ views
    KRQE ^ | Friday, 30 Jan 2009 | Reporter: Michael Herzenberg
    ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Whatever you say can and will be used against you in court; it's something every cop knows and every attorney should know. Apparently one local lawyer forgot the axiom, when Albuquerque Police arrested him for drunk driving this week. Albuquerque attorney John Wayne Higgins usually defends drunk drivers. On Wednesday night he had the right to remain silent; instead he acted as his own attorney and tried to defend himself. Police said that Higgins struck a curb near 12th and Mountain, and witnesses watched him walk across the street where police found him. Higgins' entire arrest was...
  • A Cold War remnant

    01/13/2009 7:34:36 PM PST · by Coleus · 17 replies · 3,330+ views
    The last defense against a Soviet nuclear attack was in the back yards of North Jersey. Tucked behind Gary's Wine Marketplace on Route 23 north in Wayne are 32 acres owned by Passaic County that were once home to a missile base and now stand as a relic to the Cold War era. Through the height of the Cold War, from 1955 to 1963, 14 Nike missile batteries were nestled in suburban communities throughout the state, at the ready to fire against any Soviet bomber that might have dodged the U.S. Air Force's interceptors and headed toward New York City....
  • Hubbard challenging Swaim in District 94

    10/15/2008 2:58:46 PM PDT · by Hubbard08 · 2 replies · 315+ views
    The Ottumwa Courier ^ | 10/15/2008 | Hubbard08
    Article Covering the Iowa State House District 94 Election/Race
  • Greetings Everyone!!

    10/15/2008 2:53:29 PM PDT · by Hubbard08 · 17 replies · 462+ views
    Ottumwa Courier ^ | 10/15/208 | Hubbard08
    The above link is the most recent article about me and my campaign. Need help Spreading the word...
  • Preakness pronunciation disputed, Preakness is a horse for history course, has roots in Wayne, NJ

    06/08/2008 6:36:51 PM PDT · by Coleus · 4 replies · 431+ views
    NorthJersey.com ^ | 05.16.08 | RICHARD COWEN
    Memo to NBC’s Bob Costas and everyone else covering today’s 133rd running of the Preakness Stakes in Baltimore:  The name of the race is pronounced “prake-ness” — not the commonly repeated “preek-ness — and if you don’t believe it, talk to old-timers in Wayne, where a famous racehorse of long ago still is remembered as a hometown hero.  “I cringe every time I hear them say the name ‘Preakness’ on television,” said Dr. Robert Brubaker, the 84-year-old chairman emeritus of the Wayne Township Historical Commission. “They always pronounce it wrong. The word rhymes with ‘break.’Costas, a sports announcer with...
  • 'Best Santa ever' arrested in N.J. on child sex charges (Christmas comes early for Interpol)

    05/08/2008 5:58:13 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies · 302+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/8/08 | David Porter - ap
    NEWARK, N.J. - A rare international alert seeking a man shown in dozens of raw child porn images quickly led to the arrest of a small-time actor, who painted faces at children's parties and performed as "the best Santa Claus anyone has ever seen." Wayne Nelson Corliss told authorities he had sex with three boys in Thailand six years ago, an experience he described as "euphoria," a prosecutor said Thursday at Corliss' first court appearance. The arrest of the bespectacled, gray-haired 58-year-old at his Union City apartment late Wednesday capped a two-day global manhunt, just the second time Interpol has...
  • Church leader arrested on sex charges in northeast N.M.

    05/06/2008 10:40:17 AM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 37 replies · 167+ views
    AP via brietbart ^ | May 6, 2008 | ap
    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico state police say they've arrested the leader of an apocalyptic church on sex charges. State police spokesman Peter Olson says 66-year-old Wayne Bent was picked up without incident Tuesday at the remote former ranch where he and his followers live. He's facing three charges of criminal sexual contact. Bent goes by the name of Michael Travesser and claims to be the Messiah. State child welfare officials say there have been allegations of inappropriate contact between Bent and children at the northeastern New Mexico compound. Bent has acknowledged having sex with his followers, but...
  • Knife-Wielding Home Invader Put in Hospital by 80-Year-Old John Wayne Fan

    02/16/2008 5:14:33 PM PST · by Maelstorm · 20 replies · 217+ views
    http://www.breitbart.tv ^ | 02-16-2008 4:22 pm | http://www.breitbart.tv
    Knife-Wielding Home Invader Put in Hospital by 80-Year-Old John Wayne Fan http://www.breitbart.tv/?p=48444
  • N.J. Police Lose Deadly Submachine Gun (MP5)

    01/19/2008 5:49:00 AM PST · by csvset · 137 replies · 897+ views
    KDKA ^ | Jan 18, 2008 | CBS
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    Associated Press ^ | 11-15-2007 | Associated Press
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    Fox News ^ | September 13, 2007 | Unknown
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