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  • Despite Political Differences, Bobsledder Manages to Have Fun Meeting Ivanka at Olympics

    02/25/2018 3:48:06 PM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 25, 2018 | Cortney O'Brien
    I hope Adam Rippon is taking notes.Lauren Gibbs, a brakeman for the U.S. women's bobsled team at this month's Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games, proved Sunday that not everything has to be consumed by political ideologies. She, along with several other athletes, were greeted by First Daughter Ivanka Trump and White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders ahead of the Games' closing ceremony. There were no protests or chants, just goodwill and a fun selfie session. While she may differ politically from her new friends, their meeting was all smiles. It’s important to remember that we don’t have to agree on everything...
  • American tourist, 26, taken into custody in Japan after woman's severed head found in suitcase (TR)

    02/25/2018 3:43:26 PM PST · by goldendelicious · 66 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2-25-2018 | Jessa Schroeder
    An American man suspected in the murder of a Japanese woman is currently in custody in Japan. Police say Yevgeniy Vasilievich Bayraktar, 26, is being questioned after the severed head of an unidentified woman, 27, was found inside his vacation rental at Osaka’s Higashinari Ward on February 24. The New York man and Sanda woman, 27, were last spotted together on security footage at the JR Morinomiya Station in Osaka around midnight on February 16, just hours before she went missing, according to Asahi. Police say only her head was found in a suitcase. Bayraktar was seen entering and leaving...
  • Runaway cow in Poland dies 'from stress' after recapture

    02/25/2018 3:26:56 PM PST · by BBell · 9 replies
    A runaway cow that avoided captivity for weeks died Thursday after it was caught and put on a truck to be taken to a farm, a local official said. The red Limousin beef cow fled Jan. 23 as it was to be transported to a slaughterhouse. It gained celebrity status as it defended its life and freedom, tricking searchers, swimming from island to island and roaming a lake-filled region near Nysa, in southwestern Poland.
  • Jesse Owens, a Film Hero once again

    02/25/2018 3:24:01 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 7 replies
    New York Times ^ | Feb 2016 | S. Tillet
    Commissioned by the Propaganda Ministry to film the 1936 Berlin games, Leni Riefenstahl was set to showcase the triumph of German athletes as proof of Aryan physical and intellectual superiority over the rest of the world. But Jesse Owens, who earned gold in the 100-meter dash, the 200-meter dash, the long jump and the 4-by-100-meter relay, became the true star of Riefenstahl’s film. The close-up on Owens’s face, the white flare of the starting gun, Owens’s lurch, and then his upright run past his competitors in 10.3 seconds, and the ever-so-close tight shot of a perturbed Hitler. Owens had become...
  • The Walking Dead Discussion Thread: Season 8 Episode 9 [mid-season premiere tonight]

    02/25/2018 3:10:18 PM PST · by ConjunctionJunction · 33 replies
    N/A | February 25, 2018 | N/A
  • 8-year-old boy robbed at gunpoint in New Orleans East: NOPD

    02/25/2018 3:03:57 PM PST · by BBell · 8 replies
    http://www.nola.com/ ^ | 2/25/18 | Hanna Krueger
    An 8-year-old boy was robbed at gunpoint in the Little Woods area of New Orleans East on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 24), the New Orleans Police Department said. The boy was approached by a man who demanded the boy give him his keys, according to a preliminary NOPD report. When the boy refused, the man pulled out a gun and said, "Give me the keys or I will kill you." -snip-A10-year-old boy was robbed at gunpoint by three unknown people at 4:19 p.m. on Saturday in the 3000 block of Bruxelles Street near the intersection of Paris Avenue and Gentilly Boulevard,...
  • Game warden lets frozen eagle warm up in his truck

    02/25/2018 2:49:53 PM PST · by SJackson · 21 replies
    Accuweather ^ | 2-25-18
    Just a short video at the link. I don't know how to embed videos. Ocured to me, the warden was more effective than multiple deputies in Broward county doing what I consider to being their job.
  • CHP: Man Busted For DUI After Riding Horse On California Freeway

    02/25/2018 2:42:57 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 27 replies
    cbs2la ^ | FEb 25, 2018
    – Authorities say a man accused of riding a horse on a freeway in Southern California was arrested for driving under the influence. The California Highway Patrol says Luis Perez of Placentia had a blood-alcohol level of more than double the legal limit when they allege he took his horse on the 91 Freeway. “We get a chuckle out of the interesting situations we encounter from time to time, but one thing the CHP does not do is ‘horse’ around with DUI,” the CHP said on its Twitter account.
  • Why we must move to Dtube (Youtube Banning Free Speech)(this could be huge)

    02/25/2018 2:27:16 PM PST · by Be Careful · 53 replies
    Dtube ^ | 2/22/18 | Dustin Nemos
    This 3:42 minute video, posted by Dustin Nemos on Dtube, describes the swift retaliation by Google to silence EFFECTIVE conservative voices on Youtube. Especially, young, hip voices that are capable of reaching the young, digital native population that is currently being exploited by the MSM and Co. In response, two savvy hipsters, Dustin and Isaac Green, are re-directing to DTube in order to carry on with their mission. This may spell trouble for Youtube, as these guys are leading the way for a paradigm shift toward open sourced, de-centralized platforms. Is Youtube on a suicide mission?Censoring/banning is very difficult on...
  • Prayer Request For My Brother

    02/25/2018 2:07:31 PM PST · by RckyRaCoCo · 29 replies
    02/25/2018 | Rckyracoco
    My brother(in Texas)was diagnosed last week with(Mantle Cell?)Lymphoma...
  • "The Big Broadcast" Live Sunday 2/25 7-11pm est

    02/25/2018 1:48:37 PM PST · by Vision · 8 replies
    WAMU ^ | 2/25/17 | Freak SJW Murray Horwitz
    Friends it's Sunday night again and time to relax. Warm up the tubes for another 4 hours of classic radio Americana. Listen Live Info *tonight's show will be available at the "Info" link starting tomorrow. Official OTR Blog of "The Big Broadcast" thread: http://kallmansalley.com/
  • Charlestown High School student now serving as Clark County Deputy Coroner

    02/25/2018 1:48:32 PM PST · by Bratch · 8 replies
    WDRB.com ^ | February 25, 2018 | Kate Springer
    CHARLESTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) -- The students at Charlestown High School have won a lot of awards and accolades over the years, but senior Alexis Taylor's latest accomplishment can't fit in a trophy case: She's Clark County, Indiana's newest deputy coroner and she's just 18 years old. "Anytime that we have an autopsy, I try to get there when I can. It all kind of depends on my school schedule," Taylor said. "I have to remember, no I'm still in high school. I still have a lot ahead of me." Looking to add to her senior year course load, Taylor started the school...
  • Sonnie Johnson calls out for a black conservative renaissance

    02/25/2018 1:42:01 PM PST · by Robert DeLong · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | 2/15/2017 | Sonnie Johnso
    Heard her today on the Sirius XM Patriot Channel. She was trashing the Democrat Party, but also the Republican Party for their missed opportunities. Also want to point to this one as well.
  • These two companies help pregnant Chinese women obtain visas and fly to Hawaii

    02/25/2018 1:12:20 PM PST · by LadyBuzz · 20 replies
    Hawaii Business ^ | 2/23/2018 | Nicole Tam
    Goen Gao runs a tourism company for Chinese visitors called Hawaii Lulutrip, and a side business called HI Baby USA Center, which helps pregnant women from China to safely deliver babies in Hawaii. The side business is part of maternity tourism, a growing business sector in Hawaii, California and other parts of the U.S. in which pregnant Chinese women travel to the U.S. to give birth so their children become American citizens and can get American passports. But the service is not cheap: A baseline package for three months is $33,000, according to the HI Baby USA Center website, which...
  • The Right Wing Scam Machine

    02/25/2018 12:55:05 PM PST · by JeepersFreepers · 33 replies
    National Review ^ | February 17, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg
    I’ve been saying for a while now that too many scammers and opportunists have been taking advantage of the Tea Party and conservative grassroots. But the most illuminating thing in the piece is simply this table:It shows what each organization spent on 2014 cycle “followed by how much each PAC gave to politicians either directly or through independent expenditures on their behalf. Then, last but not least, we have the percentage of their money they spent that actually went into independent expenditures & direct contributions." ". . . the 10 PACs at the bottom of this list spent $54,318,498 and...
  • Military Tribunals - The Time Has Come - Thomas Paine - Feb 11, 2018 (Youtube)

    02/25/2018 12:48:45 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 7 replies
    Youtube ^ | Published on Feb 11, 2018 | American Intelligence Media
    Major comments by Thomas Paine ...especially regarding the Hillary Private server....
  • Unbelievable (My front row seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History)

    02/25/2018 12:41:04 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 30 replies
    Amazon ^ | 2017 | Katy Tur
    Called "disgraceful," "third-rate," and "not nice" by Donald Trump, NBC News correspondent Katy Tur reported on—and took flak from—the most captivating and volatile presidential candidate in American history. Katy Tur lived out of a suitcase for a year and a half, following Trump around the country, powered by packets of peanut butter and kept clean with dry shampoo. She visited forty states with the candidate, made more than 3,800 live television reports, and tried to endure a gazillion loops of Elton John’s "Tiny Dancer"—a Trump rally playlist staple. From day 1 to day 500, Tur documented Trump’s inconsistencies, fact-checked his...
  • Odds and Ends

    02/25/2018 12:28:05 PM PST · by sodpoodle · 12 replies
    email from a friend | 2/25/2018 | unknown
    One day a florist went to a barber for a haircut. After the cut, he asked about his bill, and the barber replied, 'I cannot accept money from you; I'm doing community service this week.' The florist was pleased and left the shop. When the barber went to open his shop the next morning, there was a 'thank you' card and a dozen roses waiting for him at his door. Later, a cop comes in for a haircut, and when he tries to pay his bill, the barber again replied, 'I cannot accept money from you; I'm doing community service...
  • Illegal immigrant, 21, on the DACA program is arrested for threatening to shoot up a high school

    02/25/2018 12:27:31 PM PST · by Morgana · 50 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | Feb 25, 2018 | Michelle Ganney For Dailymail.com
    A 21-year-old student from Rochester City School District has been arrested after she threatened to shoot up a school in Upstate New York. Rochester Deputy Mayor Dr. Cedric Alexander and Deputy Chief La'Ron Singletary spoke at a news conference Friday afternoon where they said Abigail Hernandez made a credible threat against East High School. Hernandez is not a student at East High School. Police were notified on February 16 by a member of staff after Hernandez wrote on Facebook 'I'm coming tomorrow morning and I'm going to shoot all of ya bitches,' according to WJLA. Apparently it took investigators days...
  • Video=> Star Tripping Stoneman Douglas Shooting Survivors Rock Out Backstage at Ellen Show

    02/25/2018 12:22:52 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 39 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | February 24, 2018 | Kristinn Taylor
    Glee: The High School Massacre: ‘You just buried your friends, what are you going to do now?’ ‘We’re going on the Ellen Show!" Stoneman Douglas massacre survivors revel in their celebrity backstage at taping of the Ellen Show, eight days after the Valentine’s Day attack on their school, image via screen capture. Three students who survived the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14 by a former student that killed seventeen students and faculty were flown to Los Angeles last Thursday morning to tape an episode of the Ellen Show that aired on Friday.