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  • Cleopatra Comeback and ‘The Second Coming’

    01/22/2013 5:36:43 AM PST · by humblegunner · 9 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | Sunday, January 20, 2013 | Judi McLeod
    2013 is ‘The Year of Cleopatra’ and ‘The Second Coming’. Michelle Obama’s new wig is a throwback to the the Cleopatra look that is supposed to be registering raves. “Conservatives have long joked that the national press corps see Barack Obama as the second coming of Jesus Christ. Today, Newsweek—at least what’s left of it, an online product for tablets and e-readers—made it official.” (Newsbusters, Jan. 18, 2013). Like the last sting of the scorpion before death, Newsweek gave its parting shot trying to immortalize Obama as the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. Portraying Obama as the Good Lord above...
  • Beach police arrest two in wig store assault

    VIRGINIA BEACH Police have arrested two people in an attempted robbery and assault at a wig store. On May 17, a man and woman with a toddler entered the Ace’s Beauty and Wig Supply at 3972 Holland Road, police said. The woman then tried to shoplift a $75 wig. When an employee tried to stop her, the woman pushed her into a display case. Another employee tried to intervene, but was assaulted by the male, according to a news release from police. The male suspect also assaulted the female employee. The female suspect then threw the wig on the ground...
  • Tamarac woman says she stole ID to replace breast implants and furnish condo (Florida again)

    08/27/2010 10:05:13 AM PDT · by inflorida · 43 replies · 2+ views
    Sun Sentinel ^ | August 26, 2010 | Juan Ortega
    FORT LAUDERDALE —A Tamarac woman told a judge she stole someone's identity and spent nearly $20,000 in ill-gotten funds, largely because she needed to replace defective breast implants and furnish her condo. Shatarka Nuby, 29, offered that explanation to U.S. District Judge William Zloch on Thursday as she pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to use unauthorized devices, or credit cards, and one count of aggravated identity theft. Nuby faces up to seven years in prison when she is sentenced Nov. 16. "I feel bad for doing this," Nuby said. "I felt if it was someone in my family...
  • Russia revives Caspian Sea Monster

    07/18/2010 1:29:53 AM PDT · by ErnstStavroBlofeld · 40 replies · 1+ views
    RT.com ^ | 7/17/2010 | RT.com
    The Russian government has commissioned the renewal of the “Caspian Sea Monster,” the legendary ground effect vehicle (GEV). Only 30 such crafts were built in the Soviet Union over two decades. Propeller The revival of GEV production was announced by the Alekseev design and construction bureau, which used to be the leading producer of such vehicles. According to its production branch director, Evgeny Meleshko, the bureau is working on a big model. It will spend two years making the new design with the first tests to be launched in 2012. “For our company it’s a big project, and most of...
  • THE WHIGS: OBAMA NAMES BUDGET CHIEF...

    11/26/2008 11:14:45 AM PST · by Red Badger · 50 replies · 2,030+ views
    drudgereport.com/ ^ | 11/26/2008 | Staff
    Peter Orszag, the current director of the Congressional Budget Office, smiles as he listens to U.S. President-elect Barack Obama speak about choosing Orszag as his choice for director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) during a news conference in Chicago November 25, 2008.
  • Sarah Palin inspires Jewish wig development

    10/12/2008 6:48:36 PM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 43 replies · 1,333+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | oct 12,2008 | Dion Nissenbaum
    Sarah Palin has inspired a lot of things during her meteoric political rise: Conservative euphoria. Liberal angst. Political uncertainty. Media scrutiny. Uncanny Tina Fay satire. And she's certain to inspire a fair number of lookalikes this election eve Halloween holiday. But now the GOP VP nominee and Alaska governor is serving as inspiration for one of the most unusual items this political season: A new wig style for ultra-Orthodox Jewish women.
  • Policeman makes NY woman remove religious wig

    06/21/2008 8:11:23 PM PDT · by Coleus · 37 replies · 419+ views
    ny daily news ^ | 06.20.08
  • U.S. Demand for Human Hair Grows, Used in Wigs, Pizza

    01/07/2008 6:53:43 AM PST · by Scythian · 36 replies · 2,556+ views
    About 15 tons of it on a recent day, imported from China, neatly pressed into mats and ready to ship to farmers and nursery growers who swear by the horticultural benefits of Blacker's hairy wares. The mats stored in southern Miami-Dade County are part of a world marketplace for human hair. Uses range from the obvious, such as false eyelashes and wigs, to the more obscure: it's a common raw-material source for l-cysteine, an amino acid frequently used in baked goods such as pizza dough and bagels
  • The HPV Vaccine: Government Mandates and Parental Rights

    11/01/2007 11:02:48 AM PDT · by vadum · 48 replies · 641+ views
    Capital Research Center ^ | November 2007 | Jana Erwin
    Parents believe they have the right to decide what medical treatments are best for their children. But state lawmakers think otherwise because of a disease that has become both a feminist and a public health cause celebre. Across America lawmakers want to compel young girls to be inoculated against human papillomavirus (HPV) years before most become sexually active because there is a chance it can cause cervical cancer. Is replacing parental judgment with mandates by lawmakers and courts good for society?...... Legislators in at least 41 states and the District of Columbia have introduced legislation to require, fund or educate...
  • Iran showcases its military strength ("Super-Modern Flying Boat")

    04/04/2006 10:04:02 PM PDT · by demlosers · 75 replies · 8,474+ views
    China Daily ^ | Updated: 09:27, April 05, 2006
    TEHERAN: Iran successfully tested a "super-modern flying boat" yesterday and the land-to-sea Kowsar missile that military analysts say is designed to sink ships in the Gulf, state media reported. The tests came in the middle of the country's Gulf war games that started on Friday. State radio said the Kowsar could evade radar and that its guidance system could not be scrambled. The Defence Ministry was not immediately able to give details of a "flying boat" that was shown on television. The small propeller-driven aircraft floated on a trimaran hull until it took off and flew low over the surface...
  • Balding star's wiggo Jacko (Experts claim Jacko wears a wig - "One of the worst I've ever seen" )

    03/12/2005 10:46:22 AM PST · by Stoat · 28 replies · 4,199+ views
    The Sun (U.K.) ^ | March 11, 2005 | THOMAS WHITAKER
    Balding star's wiggo Jacko Don't crop till you get enough ... Jacko in what experts claim is wig       By THOMAS WHITAKER Showbiz Reporter EXPERTS yesterday claimed to have spotted the bald truth about Michael Jackson — he wears a WIG.Wacko Jacko’s mad dash to court in his pyjamas is said to have let the cat out of the bag on his syrup.Photos of the star’s bonce appeared to show a mesh cap with false hair sewn in.Top British hairdresser Feleny Georghiou — whose clients include Victoria Beckham and the Duchess of York — declared: “It is definitely...
  • Donald Trump "I voted for Bush"

    01/19/2005 5:40:41 PM PST · by Perdogg · 8 replies · 434+ views
    The O'Reilly Factor | 01/19/05 | Perdogg
    Did anyone here that on the "O'Reilly Factor"?? Trump admitted he voted for Bush. I don't believe he even voted.
  • Does Kerry have real hair? Or fake

    10/27/2004 7:34:42 PM PDT · by davetex · 33 replies · 826+ views
    Davetex
    Just wondering if anyone else is uneasy about our President having a fake head.
  • Rabbi Elyashiv: No Wigs From India

    05/14/2004 5:20:10 AM PDT · by USMMA_04 · 10 replies · 250+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 14:31 May 14, '04 / 23 Iyar 5764 | Israel National News
    Rabbi Yosef Sholom Elyashiv, considered the top Halakhic [Jewish legal] authority in most religious Jewish circles, has added his name to those banning the use and benefit of all human hair wigs originating in India. The decision is based on confirmed reports that human hair in India is often shaved off for the purpose of idol worship practices, and is afterwards sold to companies that manufacture wigs. Although there is no certainty that any specific Indian-made wig is made of hair used for idol-worship, the widespread practice there means that each individual wig involves at least a "possible" violation of...
  • Jacko Video NOT Finished for Totp Relaunch

    11/28/2003 1:18:22 PM PST · by Helms · 5 replies · 196+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | 5/28/03 | By Anthony Barnes
    5:11pm (UK) Jacko Video Not Finished for Totp Relaunch By Anthony Barnes, Showbusiness Editor, PA News Top Of The Pops bosses had to drop a planned worldwide premiere of Michael Jackson’s new video tonight – because it was not finished. The promo was supposed to be one of the highlights of the relaunched BBC1 chart show. But this afternoon show chiefs were told by Jacko’s record label Sony they would be unable to screen the troubled star’s film. Jackson is currently being investigated in the US over allegations of molestation. Makers of the programme stressed the cancelled screening was nothing...
  • Cher's missing wig handed to police

    03/07/2003 7:32:47 AM PST · by MadIvan · 23 replies · 704+ views
    BBC News ^ | March 7, 2003 | BBC News
    Police have recovered a wig stolen from Cher's dressing room during a concert tour. Cher is known for her flamboyant style The star's wig, which was valued at $10,000 (£6,226), was reported missing following a gig at Richmond Coliseum in Virginia. But a woman walked into a local police station a week later and handed over the black and teal-coloured braided hairpiece The breakthrough came after a police officer from nearby Chesterfield overheard a man boasting about having the wig. The suspect later told police he had given it to an unknown woman outside the concert on 25 February. The...
  • Where to Obtain PATRIOT Style WIGS for the 4th of July.

    06/09/2002 11:36:11 AM PDT · by vannrox · 14 replies · 428+ views
    History in the Making ^ | FR Post 6-8-2 | VANNROX POST
    INTRODUCTION: Many Patriots and FReepers just simply blend in with the crowd during rallies and other patriotic events. I have often wondered what could be done to seperate the "real" Patriots from the typical American. After much deliberation I cam to the conclusion of, Yes that's right, traditional Patriotic wigs. You can look like Mel Gibson in "The Patriot", or like George Washington. I have tried it. On first analysis you feel awkward and strange, but I'll tell you this, when I wear the wig, it seems that my statements become all the more believed. It must be some mental...