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  • Harry Reid, beaten to a pulp, suing exercise machine company

    10/08/2015 6:14:53 AM PDT · by PROCON · 45 replies
    americanthinker ^ | Oct. 8, 2015 | Ed Straker
    If you were beaten to a pulp, lost an eye, and had your ribs broken, wouldn't you want to pursue justice against the one responsible? Harry Reid does. After being badly beaten up "by his exercise machine," he is suing for his injuries. Here's exactly how it happened (unless it happened a completely different way): "The TheraBand was mounted to a sturdy object in his bathroom," according to the lawsuit. "While in use, the TheraBand broke or slipped out of Mr. Reid's hand, causing him to spin around and strike his face on a cabinet." According to the document, Reid...
  • Bristol Palin to net up to $30K for each speech

    05/18/2010 5:07:15 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 67 replies · 1,651+ views
    AP via MSNBC ^ | 05/18/2010 | Staff
    JUNEAU, Alaska - Bristol Palin is hitting the speakers' circuit and will command between $15,000 and $30,000 for each appearance, Palin family attorney Thomas Van Flein said Monday.
  • Michael Ramirez wins Pulitzer Prize

    04/08/2008 2:20:20 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 6 replies · 126+ views
    Pulitzer ^ | 4/8/08 | The Pulitzer Board
    For a distinguished cartoon or portfolio of cartoons published during the year, characterized by originality, editorial effectiveness, quality of drawing and pictorial effect, in print or in print and online, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000). Awarded to Michael Ramirez of Investor's Business Daily for his provocative cartoons that rely on originality, humor and detailed artistry.
  • Saddam 'beaten up after obscenity'

    11/16/2005 9:59:35 AM PST · by jmc1969 · 129 replies · 5,041+ views
    Telegraph ^ | November 16 2005
    Saddam Hussein was beaten up during questioning after he made an obscene remark about Shia Muslims, a source close to the investigation has claimed. The former dictator is being questioned by investigative judges before his trial resumes on November 28. An Iraqi lawyer briefed by investigative judges in the Iraqi High Tribunal said Saddam had made the obscene remark when asked about attacks by Iraqi forces on the shrines of imams Hussein and Abbas in Karbala in 1991. Two of the court's clerks stopped taking notes and attacked Saddam, pummeling him with blows. The source claimed Saddam's American guards were...