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  • Trump Threatens To Issue Executive Order Preventing Biden From Being Elected President [oh noes]

    09/20/2020 10:43:59 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    Forbes ^ | Sep 20, 2020,09:13am EDT | Tommy Beer
    In a wide-ranging speech at a campaign rally Saturday night, President Donald Trump ramped up attacks against his opponent, Joe Biden, calling Biden the “dumbest of all candidates,” and went so far as to declare, “maybe I’ll sign an executive order that you cannot have him as your president.” “He is the worst candidate. The dumbest of all candidates,” Trump said of former Vice President Biden. “He is the worst candidate in the history of presidential politics.” Trump also expanded on his unproven claim that Biden is on drugs, stating, “they gave him a big fat shot in the a—…...
  • Maskless Woman at KFC Hops on Counter, Demands Service

    09/18/2020 1:24:01 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 103 replies
    Fox5 ^ | 9/15 | Michael Bartiromo
    A woman at a KFC in California was filmed screaming at employees — and even jumping on the counter of the restaurant — after she was allegedly refused service for not wearing a mask. Footage of the Kentucky-fried fiasco shows the maskless woman first becoming aggressive with a female employee before quickly jumping on the counter and yelling, “Gimme something to f---ing eat! I’m hungry!” The woman then directs her largely unintelligible rant at a male employee, at one point daring him to call the cops. She also threatens to “stab” the female employee unless she gets “something to eat”...
  • Texas Man Sentenced to Prison After Writing He Wanted to Rape and Kill Taylor Swift

    09/17/2020 6:34:19 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 41 replies
    Law & Crime ^ | Sep 17th, 2020 | ALBERTO LUPERON
    A Texas man was sentenced in a Tennessee federal court on Wednesday after he admitted to threatening the head of a record label, records show. Eric Swarbrick, 28, must spend 30 months behind bars in connection to threatening letters, in which he also wrote that he wanted to rape and kill pop star Taylor Swift. “Too often, we have seen the consequences of ignoring signs of escalating violent behavior by some individuals,” U.S. Attorney Don Cochran said when charges were first filed in September 2018. “The attention given to this matter by our law enforcement partners and the resulting federal...
  • Husband Allegedly Shot Wife's Lover Then Moved Body With Forklift

    09/15/2020 2:11:43 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 62 replies
    WalesOnline ^ | 15 SEP 2020 | Robert Dalling
    Michael O'Leary, 55, from Nantgaredig in Carmarthenshire, failed to return home from work on January 27 and is alleged to have been murdered by Andrew Jones from CarmarthenA husband who discovered his wife was having an affair allegedly shot her lover dead then moved his body using a forklift, a murder trial heard. Andrew Jones is charged with the murder of missing Carmarthenshire 55-year-old Michael O’Leary. Prosecutors say the defendant lured Mr O'Leary to a farm before shooting him dead and then concealing his body. Mr O'Leary was reported missing on the evening of January 27 after he failed to...
  • 2020 Presidential Election Interactive Map (Freeper estimate on 9/12/2020)

    09/12/2020 7:54:02 AM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 67 replies
    270 to win ^ | September 12, 2020
    Click the map to create your own at 270toWin.com
  • Sicilian mafia boss 'bites off and eats' prison guard's finger

    09/10/2020 4:34:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    An imprisoned Sicilian mafia boss bit off and swallowed a prison guard's finger while attacking seven during a cell inspection. Giuseppe Fanara, 60, who is serving a life sentence at Rome's Rebibbia prison, attacked seven guards in June when they came to inspect his cell, the daily Il Messaggero reported. SNIO The prisoner then charged the six other guards, using a broomstick as a weapon, allegedly shouting "I'll slit your throats like pigs!"
  • Wife Gets $1,200 From Husband for Breastfeeding Their Baby for 6 Months

    09/07/2020 12:13:46 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    AsiaOne ^ | SEPTEMBER 04, 2020 | CANDICE CAIASIA
    It's always nice to feel appreciated by your partner — that's how "push presents" (gifts to pamper your wife for carrying your child) even became a thing, right? One woman in Japan got shown a whole lot of love from her husband in the form of cash, to the tune of 100,000 yen (S$1,284). The amount was given to "compensate" her for providing breast milk for the first six months of their baby's life. According to a translation by SoraNews24, her husband had written on an envelope containing the cash: "It's not much, but this is in appreciation for the...
  • Ballsy tourist slammed for grabbing tiger by testicles for zoo selfie

    09/01/2020 5:21:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 41 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 1, 2020 | Ben Cost
    A handsy tourist outraged animal lovers after uploading selfies of herself brazenly holding a tiger’s genitals at a Thai animal park. The woman, Waraschaya Akkarachaiyapas, had been visiting Tiger Kingdom zoo in Chiang Mai, northern Thailand, a hot spot for tourists looking to take selfies with the massive cat. However, the Bangkok resident got a more intimate wildlife encounter than most after cupping the tiger’s testicles and posting pics of her dirty deed on social media on Aug. 26, Newsflare reported.
  • Voters to decide on Second Amendment sanctuary status.

    08/30/2020 7:57:01 PM PDT · by Rabin · 8 replies
    KEPR TV ^ | August 29th 2020 | (AP) Staff
    The Astorian reports voters will decide whether to prohibit local, state and federal law or regulation that restricts the right to keep and bear firearms, accessories or ammunition... to include any tax, levy or fee on the purchase or ownership of firearms, tracking requirements, background checks, confiscation orders or any restriction on the open or concealed carrying of firearms.
  • Jealous partner imprisoned girlfriend because she watched male strip show

    08/28/2020 12:41:46 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    WalesOnline ^ | 27 AUG 2020 | Philip Dewey
    A man told his partner she would be leaving house his "in a box" when he held her hostage after he found out she had gone to see a male strip show. Richard Badman, 50, denied falsely imprisoning his former partner Wendy Fry, 55, between November 6 and 7 last year at his home in Pontypool. It was also claimed that the defendant punched Ms Fry, held a pillow over her face, held her down, and pointed a screwdriver at her and sprayed her in the face with CS gas. A trial at Newport Crown Court, which concluded on Thursday,...
  • Tiffany Haddish is asking women to stop having sex until systemic racism ends

    08/25/2020 9:08:49 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 82 replies
    Face2Face Africa ^ | August 24, 2020 | Ama Nunoo
    'The Black Unicorn’ Tiffany Haddish is at it again and this time around, she is telling all women to ‘stop having sex’ until social justice is served. The Girl’s Trip star was on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where she spoke about almost everything, from social issues to TikTok challenges. The world is seeking an end to institutional racism and police brutality and as such, there has been a whirlwind of demonstrations all over the globe, especially in the U.S. Haddish is of the belief that for the world to see ‘real change’, women must deny men sex. Her...
  • Wife of Miami cop dies after she gets trapped for hours in the back of his police SUV

    08/25/2020 1:08:51 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 77 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | AUGUST 24, 2020 | Charles Rabin and a David Ovalle
    We're working to get more details on this story and will update it as soon as we know more. BY MIAMI HERALD The wife of a veteran Miami police officer died after she was trapped for much of a sweltering afternoon in the back seat of his patrol SUV at the family’s Miami Shores home, authorities confirmed on Monday. Investigators are treating the death of Clara Paulino, 56, on Friday as a horrific accident. Detectives suspect that Paulino — as her husband slept inside the home after finishing a midnight shift — climbed into the backseat of his marked Ford...
  • Teen girl says Montana Governor Steve Bullock ‘grabbed my ass’ at gala event

    08/17/2020 12:45:27 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 48 replies
    https://www.citizenfreepress.com ^ | August 17, 2020 | Posted by Kane
    TikTok user ‘Droopynuts‘ has posted a video alleging former Democrat presidential candidate and current Montana governor Steve Bullock grabbed her ass without her consent at a gala in Washington. The woman says she was a freshman in college at the time.
  • Honest Recommendation of M&P 45 Shield

    08/16/2020 12:40:33 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 70 replies
    Vanity ^ | 8/16/2020 | Roman_War_Criminal
    So I have owned a lot of pistols over the years. Rugers, Springfields, S&W's, Glocks, Taurus's (OMG), and a few others. Does anybody have any good experience with the M&P 45 shield? I own a 9mm version and I am not happy with the the fact that the slide doesn't chamber when I throw or slam in a fully loaded new magazine like my other M&P's do. That functionality saves me about 1.5 - 2.0 precious seconds. What's the fix on that? Do you like your 45 shield? Concealable? Holster types? Recoil? Comfort? Anything else you wish to add.
  • Nudist chases wild boar who snatched his laptop

    08/07/2020 12:15:50 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 41 replies
    https://www.fox5ny.com ^ | 7 Aug 2020 | aP
    BERLIN - A German nudist had the last laugh after giving chase to a wild boar that had run off with a bag containing his laptop. Pictures posted on social media show the naked man running after a sow and her two piglets to the mirth of fellow bathers at Berlin's Teufelssee, or Devil's Lake.
  • Reward offered for information on who put 'Trump 2020' sticker on bear

    08/02/2020 6:39:34 AM PDT · by PilotDave · 77 replies
    wpde news ^ | 1 Aug 2020 | TAYLOR YOUNG
    "Help Asheville Bears" (HAB) is offering a $5,000 reward for anyone who can find out who put a 'Trump 2020' sticker on the bear’s collar.
  • Covington Teen Nicholas Sandmann Settles $250M Defamation Lawsuit with the Washington Post on 18th Birthday

    07/24/2020 7:46:56 PM PDT · by Rabin · 51 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 24 Jul 2020 | KRISTINA WONG
    “On 2/19/19, I filed $250M defamation lawsuit against Washington Post. Today, I turned 18 & WaPo settled my lawsuit. Thanks to @ToddMcMurtry & @LLinWood for their advocacy. Thanks to my family & millions of you who have stood your ground by supporting me. I still have more to do,”
  • S.F. Giants and L.A. Dodgers players kneeling during National Anthem (Vanity)

    07/23/2020 7:02:05 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 70 replies
    July 23, 2020 | Me
    They got a black guy to sing the national anthem. Still you see Giants and Dodgers players kneel for it plus Giants manager's Gabe Kapler.
  • It is summer, but are you in the city?

    07/19/2020 2:04:55 PM PDT · by AdmSmith · 20 replies
    Oldies Station ^ | 1966 | J Sebastian, M Sebastian, S Boone
    Hot town, summer in the city Back of my neck getting dirty and gritty Been down, isn't it a pity Doesn't seem to be a shadow in the city
  • MPD officers filing for disability at 'unprecedented' levels

    07/11/2020 10:05:41 PM PDT · by Rabin · 21 replies
    startribune ^ | JULY 10, 2020 | Matt McKinney and Liz Navratil
    Minneapolis police officers rattled by the unprecedented public unrest have filed for total (PTSD ) permanent disability claims. When Third Precinct was abandoned, many city employees wrote final notes and texts to loved ones while others said they would reserve their last bullet for themselves to avoid being beaten to death. //snipp// At least 150 Minneapolis officers file for duty disability under PERA Minnesota Public Employees Retirement Association, at least half (are) under doctor's orders not to return to work while they undergo treatment for PTSD. A spinn to the law last year created a statutory presumption whereby if police...