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  • Chuck Schumer’s daughter weds in Brooklyn - [lesbian 'wedding']

    11/19/2018 7:28:22 AM PST · by heterosupremacist · 4 replies
    https://nypost.com ^ | 11/18/2018 | Aaron Feis
    The brides wore white — but hazmat suits might have been better. Alison Schumer, the younger of Sen. Chuck Schumer’s two daughters, married Elizabeth Weiland on Sunday in Brooklyn, with the couple posing for wedding photos on a bridge over the toxic Gowanus Canal.
  • First glimpse of London's newest skyscraper dubbed 'The Tulip' where visitors will be able to [tr]

    11/19/2018 6:35:11 AM PST · by C19fan · 17 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 19, 2018 | Mark Duell
    These are the first concept pictures of a stunning new 1,000ft-high glass skyscraper featuring glass gondolas allowing visitors to ride on the outside. The building dubbed 'The Tulip', which is set to become London's second tallest structure behind The Shard, will have a 12-storey glass bud on top of a 787ft concrete shaft with eight floors of viewing platforms. The Tulip, which will have bars and restaurants inside to hold 1,500 people, will sit next to the Gherkin – the 590ft tower also known as 30 St Mary Axe which was designed in 2003 by the same architects, Foster +...
  • Is this Britain's biggest ever rat? Exterminator says he has broken record by catching monster [tr]

    11/19/2018 6:32:35 AM PST · by C19fan · 17 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 19, 2018 | Rory Tingle
    A pest controller has snared a monster 21-inch long rat he believes is the biggest ever caught in Britain. Terry Walker, 53, was working with his trusty dog Max when they trapped the enormous creature as it was shuffling from beneath some rubbish behind a row of shops in Bournemouth on Friday. The catch means Mr Walker has regained the record he lost last year to rival exterminator Daren George.
  • Redskins QB Alex Smith breaks two bones in leg against Texans

    11/19/2018 6:30:49 AM PST · by Red Badger · 30 replies
    ESPN ^ | 11/19/2018 8:12 AM CT | John Keim ESPN Staff Writer
    LANDOVER, Md. -- As Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith lay on the ground Sunday, his teammates knew one thing: His season was over. They saw his ankle bent at an awkward angle. They witnessed the pain on his face. So they took a knee and prayed. They waited for him to be loaded onto a cart and then walked over -- every one of them -- to wish him well. Even most of the Houston Texans' bench walked over to the cart. Smith, 34, broke both the fibula and tibia in his right leg on a third-quarter sack and underwent...
  • Shocking moment thug almost knocks a woman police officer under a BUS with a flying kick [tr]

    11/19/2018 6:29:05 AM PST · by C19fan · 14 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 19, 2018 | George Martin
    This is the horrifying moment a policeman and his colleague are savagely beaten in a brutal attack on a south London street. In mobile phone footage posted on Twitter two men can be seen punching and kicking the male and female officer as scores of people pass without intervening. The shocking incident in Merton, south west London on Saturday night, saw the two male attackers wearing hoodies and dragging the policeman away from his patrol car and kicking him. A policewoman can then be seen trying to pull them off her colleague but she fails as a man brutally kicks...
  • Police Chief Refuses To Enforce New Gun Laws - 'I'm Defending the Constitution'

    11/19/2018 6:27:13 AM PST · by ZeroToHero · 15 replies
    NN ^ | 11/18/18 | Jacky Murphy
    A police chief in Washington says the state's new strict gun laws are violating the US Constitution. Chief Loren Culp has refused to enforce the new state gun control laws. Culp says neither he nor his department will be upholding Washington’s new Initiative 1639, arguing the gun control legislation directly violates the Second Amendment
  • Have-a-go hero stabbed with samurai sword and slashed in the knee with an axe

    11/19/2018 6:25:56 AM PST · by Gamecock · 8 replies
    Metro.Co.UK ^ | 11/19/2018
    his is the dramatic moment a moped gang rammed a stolen car into a luxury jewellery store before stabbing a man who tried to stop them with a samurai sword. Petar Dimov needed eight stitches to his knee, now walks with a limp and battled a lung infection caused by the stabbing, a court was told. Miguel St Martin, 21, Harry Doyle, 18, Reece Salmon, 22, and Alfie Warry, 21, are all accused of carrying raids at the Boodles store as well as an £85,000 handbag snatch at Yves Saint Laurent in London’s West End over a month apart. Blackfriars...
  • Ultra-Orthodox Jewish passengers cause uproar on flight from New York to Israel because they [tr]

    11/19/2018 6:24:22 AM PST · by C19fan · 10 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 19, 2018 | Julian Robinson
    Ultra-Orthodox passengers caused uproar on two flights from New York to Israel because they were worried they would still be in the air as Jewish Shabbat commenced, it has emerged. One El Al service from JFK diverted to Athens, Greece, amid angry scenes among those who feared they would be mid-flight at the start of the Jewish holy day, witnesses say. Pilots on a second El Al flight considered diverting to Rome for similar reasons before continuing to Israel. Both flights had been delayed for hours on Thursday because of stormy weather on the US East Coast. Religious Jews observe...
  • Dog accused of ‘racist hate crime’ for pooing outside someone’s front door

    11/19/2018 6:18:40 AM PST · by Gamecock · 7 replies
    Metro.Co.UK ^ | 18 Nov 2018 | Zoe Drewett
    A dog has been blamed for a racial hate crime for fouling outside the front door of somebody’s home. The poo-and-run is among 2,500 reported cases of hate crimes logged by the Met Police because ‘the victim perceived this to be a racial incident’. ] Other allegations investigated by officers in 2015 and 2016 included an envelope being opened and resealed and a man telling library staff he was campaigning for Brexit. The victim perceived the dog fouling as racially motivated The 2,507 alleged hate incidents were revealed after a Freedom of Information request by the The Mail on Sunday....
  • Trump wins again, Dem "Fake Media" has nary a clue!!!

    11/19/2018 5:48:21 AM PST · by JLAGRAYFOX · 17 replies
    The POTUS, Donald J. Trump non-stop, massive campaign rallies in selected, targeted states have yielded massive victories across the board for POTUS, Trump. His hard fought efforts have paid off handsomely, while similar efforts by the Democrat, Obama's, Clinton, Biden, Winfrey, Hollywood Celebrities...yielded little, if any measurable success!!! Trump Victories: - Ted Cruz - Texas - Mike Braun - Indiana - Josh Hawley - Missouri - Kevin Cramer - North Dakota - Marsha Blackburn - Tennessee - Ron DeSantis - Florida - Mike Wine - Ohio - Rick Scott - Florida - Doug Ducey - Arizona - Henry McMaster -...
  • Ranch Radio Song of the Day

    11/19/2018 4:50:19 AM PST · by cowpoke
    YouTube ^ | 11/19/2018 | mysef
    Its Swingin' Monday on Ranch Radio and here is Roy Hogsed's 1951 recording of Put Some Sugar In Your Shoes. Artist Biography by Stacia Proefrock Born in Arkansas, Roy Hogsed (b. 1919, d. 1978) relocated to San Diego at the beginning of his career. He was responsible for one of the most original sounds in post-war country music, often throwing in elements of the not-yet articulated styles of rockabilly and rock & roll. His Rainbow Riders Trio combined accordion, guitar and slapped-bass rhythm to help produce hits like his version of "Cocaine Blues." Several other hits were made by him...
  • On this date in 1942

    11/19/2018 4:36:07 AM PST · by Bull Snipe · 6 replies
    at 5 AM local time, Soviet artillery opened up a massive artillery barrage against the Romanian 3rd Army on the Don River, North of Stalingrad. Operation Uranus had begun. Two day later, the Soviets attacked the Romanian 4th Army, South of Stalingrad. The Soviet pincers met at Kalach on the 22nd. The Soviet operation encircled about 300,000 enemy troops including remnants of the Romanian 3rd & 4th armies, part of the Italian 8th Army, part of the Hungarian 2nd army and the entire German 6th Army. In all, Operation Uranus, employed 1.1 million men, 840 tanks and 13,500 artillery pieces...
  • Today's Toons 11/19/18

    11/19/2018 3:33:54 AM PST · by pookie18 · 11 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | 11/19/18 | pookie18
    Click on link
  • The Nigel Farage Show: 18th November 2018

    11/19/2018 1:27:50 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | November 18, 2018 | The Nigel Farage Show
    Streamed live 23 hours ago
  • STACEY ABRAMS REFUSES TO CALL BRIAN KEMP THE ‘LEGITIMATE’ GOVERNOR-ELECT OF GEORGIA

    11/19/2018 12:30:38 AM PST · by JonnyFive · 53 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11/18/18 | Virginia Kruta
    Stacey Abrams refused to acknowledge Georgia’s Republican Governor-elect Brian Kemp as “legitimate” during a Sunday morning appearance on CNN’s “State of the Union” with Jake Tapper. “The law, as it stands, says that he received an adequate number of votes to become the governor of Georgia,” Abrams began. “And I acknowledge the law as it stands. I am a lawyer by training and I have taken the constitutional oath to uphold the law. But we know sometimes the law does not do what it should and something being legal does not make it right.”
  • Crime Plummets After QuikTrip Stores Add Good Guys with Guns

    11/19/2018 12:23:14 AM PST · by LoicW · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/18/18 | AWR Hawkins
    QuikTrip convenience stores added good guys with guns in Wichita, Kansas, and the results were so good that they are expanding the program to stores in other areas. The NRA noted, “After implementing the new strategy at its Wichita, Kansas locations and seeing success, QuikTrip, the massive gas station and convenience store chain said it would expand the policy to other stores.” KWCH reports that the good guys with guns will be armed security, but QuikTrip also left the door open to armed clerks in situations where the clerks “have previous experience and necessary licenses.”
  • Extremely creepy Planned Parenthood Ad

    11/18/2018 11:09:39 PM PST · by MNDude · 18 replies
    I felt sick watching this. How do these people think??
  • Walls at Alesia [Gallic Wars]

    11/18/2018 9:49:28 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 18 replies
    Online Historical Database of Civil Infrastructure ^ | 21st century | Michael Schiavone
    The Battle of Alesia took place in September, 52 BC around the Gallic oppidum of Alesia, a major town centre and hill fort of the Mandubii tribe... To guarantee a perfect blockade, Caesar ordered the construction of an encircling set of fortifications, called a circumvallation, around Alesia. The details are known from Caesar's Commentaries. About 18 kilometres of 4 metre high fortifications were constructed in about three weeks (Wikipedia). This line was followed inwards by two four-and-a-half metre wide ditches, also four-and-a-half metres deep. The farthest from the fortification was filled with water from the surrounding rivers. These fortifications were...
  • AP Poll Week 13 Top 25: Oklahoma, Washington State, UCF Up The Board... West Virginia's Loss

    11/18/2018 8:33:01 PM PST · by blam · 50 replies
    Chat Sports ^ | 11-18-2018 | Mitchell Renz
    Week 12 of the college football season is in the books and the new AP Top 25 Poll has been released. We've got all 25 teams listed below in order. Alabama remains #1 after taking care of Citadel 50-17. The only team to lose in the top 10 was #7 West Virginia on the road to Oklahoma State. Here is the full AP Top 25 rankings: 1. Alabama Crimson Tide (11-0) 2. Clemson Tigers (11-0) 3. Notre Dame Fighting Irish (11-0) 4. Michigan Wolverines (10-1) 5. Georgia Bulldogs (10-1) 6. Oklahoma Sooners (10-1) 7. Washington State (10-1) 8. Central Florida...
  • You Can Now Buy Christmas Fairy Lights For Beards

    11/18/2018 7:37:33 PM PST · by Rebelbase · 41 replies
    Ladbible.com ^ | 11/18/18 | Rebecca Shepherd
    What's the one thing you always wish you had around the festive period? You've already got a case of the finest ales, had a drone last year that you became really bored with, really quick and an unlimited supply of pigs in blankets are a given. So, there's only one thing left and that's to light up your beard with Christmas lights, right?! If you've been blessed with a good chin of facial hair (unlike myself, thankfully) this is surely going to be top of the list. Firebox is selling beard fairy lights that flash (added bonus) meaning they're definitely...