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  • Watch: Video shows priest slap baby during baptism

    06/24/2018 3:43:17 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 14 replies
    Fox 8 ^ | 23 Jun 18 | Mattha Busby
    A Reddit user posted video that shows a priest slapping a baby during a baptism. The video, which was also posted on YouTube, has a French title that translates to “A priest slaps an infant during his baptism.” At first, the 43-second video clip shows the priest, who is speaking French, attempting to comfort the crying baby. But when the crying doesn’t stop, the priest slaps the baby in the face. A man and woman, who appear to be the child’s parents, looked shocked by the slap. The woman can be heard saying something to the priest before the man...
  • Attorney general candidate steps down amid strangulation charge; Democrats plan a replacement

    06/24/2018 2:49:38 AM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies
    Omaha ^ | 6/23/18 | Roseann Moring
    The Nebraska Democratic candidate for attorney general who was accused of attacking his father has stepped aside, citing health reasons. Van Argyrakis had faced calls to remove himself from the ballot because he was charged with felony strangulation following an altercation with his 82-year-old father on April 8. Party leaders can choose a replacement Democrat to appear on the ballot.
  • Restaurant gets Yelp-bombed for asking Sarah Sanders to leave

    06/23/2018 9:56:02 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 100 replies
    CNet ^ | JUNE 23, 2018 12:05 PM PDT | BY MICHELLE MEYERS
    The Red Hen, a farm-to-table restaurant in the Shenandoah Valley, has been flooded with mostly one- and five-star Yelp reviews after White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted that the owner had asked her to leave Friday night because she works for President Donald Trump... "Despicable and outlandish behavior. The only thing served here … if they agree to serve you ... is a heaping plate of arrogance and hypocrisy," Yelper Russell H of McKinney, Texas, wrote on Saturday morning in a one-star review.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Sunday Chapel ~ You Are Special ~ 24 June 2018

    06/23/2018 4:59:22 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 58 replies
    Serving The Best Troops & Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
          YOU ARE SPECIAL "I don't know why I was even born," the young sailor confided! "I'm ugly. I'm not talented. I've never been what you would call smart. I don't really have any friends. And I can't seem to do anything right. I feel like I've spent my whole life letting people down. Sometimes I wonder if even God could love me!" That conversation took place more than a decade ago, but I still remember it as if it were yesterday. That one and a lot of others over the years with the same message: "I'm...
  • Ex-White House ethics chief: Sarah Sanders tweet violates ethics laws

    06/23/2018 4:38:53 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 140 replies
    The Hill ^ | 23 Jun 2018 | MORGAN GSTALTER
    The former director of the Office of Government Ethics said on Saturday that White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s decision to tweet about being kicked out of a Virginia restaurant violated ethics laws. Sanders was asked to leave the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Va., on Friday night, but confirmed the incident in a Saturday morning tweet. The tweet also violated the endorsements ban, Shaub argued, since Sanders’s tweet was “an obvious corollary for discouraging patronage." Walter Shaub, the federal government's former top ethics watchdog, tweeted that Sanders's response, which was made from her official White House account, was...
  • Italy says 'arrogant' France could become main enemy on migration

    06/23/2018 3:46:06 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 12 replies
    Reuters ^ | 23 Jun 2018
    PARIS (Reuters) - Italy on Saturday said “arrogant” France risked becoming its “No.1 enemy” on migration issues, a day before European leaders convene in Brussels for a hastily arranged meeting on the divisive topic. In answer to comments by French President Emmanuel Macron, who said migration flows toward Europe had reduced compared with a few years ago, Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio said Macron’s words showed he was out of touch. “Italy indeed faces a migration emergency and it’s partly because France keeps pushing back people at the border. Macron risks making his country Italy’s No.1 enemy on...
  • Two Concealed Handgun Permit Holders Stop What Could have been a Mass Public Shooting

    06/23/2018 11:07:53 AM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 22 replies
    A wild rampage at a Walmart in Tumwater, Washington was stopped when three concealed handgun permit holders confronted and killed the attacker.
  • Smuggler abandons 6-year-old in blazing desert heat

    06/21/2018 12:16:27 PM PDT · by george76 · 12 replies
    FOX5NY ^ | Jun 21 2018
    A 6-year-old Costa Rican boy was rescued by U.S. Border Patrol agents after he was abandoned on a border road in Arizona on Tuesday evening. The agents discovered the boy just north of the border west of Lukeville in temperatures over 100 degrees. The child claimed that he was dropped off by "his uncle" and that Border Patrol would pick him up.
  • A restaurant refused to serve Sarah Sanders and her family

    06/23/2018 11:19:44 AM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 98 replies
    Yahoo.com ^ | June 23, 2018 | Tanya Edwards
    Sarah Sanders had a hard time getting dinner in the D.C. area on Friday. She and her family were asked to leave the Red Hen restaurant in Lexington, Va. Jaike Foley-Schultz, who says he is a waiter at the Red Hen, shared a post on Facebook that said his boss kicked out the press secretary and her party. The post went viral when the director of Clean Virginia, a left-leaning energy nonprofit, shared the post on Twitter, along with a handwritten note, purportedly from the restaurant, with the note: “86 — Sara Huckabee Sanders.” The term “86” is restaurant shorthand...
  • The untold good news story of America today

    06/23/2018 7:35:56 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 9 replies
    BBC News ^ | 18 June 2018 | Tom Geoghegan
    Political bickering has long been a roadblock to getting big things done in the US but a grassroots movement getting few headlines could yet herald a new American age of change. A green giant in a loin cloth would seem an unlikely indicator for what some describe as a revolution under way in the heart of America. But the Jolly Green Giant statue on Highway 169 in rural Minnesota wears a 48-inch (1.2m) smile for a reason. Accompanied by the slogan Dream Big, he typifies a sense of hope and renewal in the nearby city of Blue Earth that is...
  • She Became a Face of Family Separation at the Border. But She’s Still With Her Mother.

    06/23/2018 12:15:50 AM PDT · by McGruff · 22 replies
    NY Times (believe it or not) ^ | June 22, 2018 | Laura M. Holson and Sandra E. Garcia
    The photograph of a Honduran toddler, sobbing as she stares up at her mother, became a symbol of outrage this week at the Trump administration’s practice of separating children and parents detained for illegally crossing the border. But the child’s father, reached by phone in Honduras on Friday, told The New York Times that the mother and daughter were in fact never separated after being stopped at the border, and that they remain detained together in a family residential center in Texas. In a front-page caption published June 14 with a similar photo from a series by John Moore of...
  • FBI Lovebirds : The Text Messages of Lisa Page & Peter Strzok (actors reading the texts!)

    06/22/2018 10:34:11 PM PDT · by bitt · 38 replies
    youtube ^ | May 8, 2018 | Phelim McAleer
    Verbatim reenactment of some texts. (This was created in May - not including what we've recently learned)
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Tunes For Our Troops: The Highwaymen ~ 23 June 2018

    06/22/2018 6:01:39 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 181 replies
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  • Now It All Starts Making Sense – Deep State “Fixer”: Henry John Kerner, The Cover-Up Expert….

    06/22/2018 5:49:33 PM PDT · by bitt · 65 replies
    CONSERVATIVE TREEHOUSE ^ | 6/22/2018 | SUNDANCE
    Years of questions about how so many DC scandals never ended up with any accountability are now slowly beginning to make sense. Henry Kerner is a missing piece of a very frustrating puzzle… Thanks to the efforts of Judicial Watch, we now find a name at the very heart of some of the most controversial investigative collapses in modern political history. The same John McCain staffer who told the IRS to weaponize their database to target Tea Party groups, was intimately involved in Fast-and-Furious, Benghazi, IRS and now -under the Trump administration- “Spygate”. If you wanted to control or cover-up...
  • Seattle council member to fight crime with Ping-Pong balls

    06/22/2018 5:22:30 PM PDT · by Libloather · 42 replies
    My Northwest ^ | 6/22/18 | JASON RANTZ
    The area surrounding the King County Courthouse in downtown Seattle is dangerous. Crime is rampant. Homelessness is out of control. It’s not safe to visit as a juror. It’s not safe to work in the buildings nearby. You can’t even walk around the neighborhood without olfactory offenses, human waste everywhere. The solution? Ping-Pong! Seattle City Councilmember Sally Bagshaw says that she’d like to bring a host of amenities to the area as an “inclusive” way to make the area safer. She’d like to see Ping-Pong tables, seating, and food trucks come to the area.
  • The FBI DELIBERATELY IGNORED ‘Golden Emails,’ Crucial Abedin Messages And More

    06/22/2018 3:13:44 PM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 56 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 06/22/2018 | Sidney Powell
    The Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Hillary Clinton have a HUGE Weiner problem that is even bigger than we first realized. According to the recently released inspector general report, on September 28 and 29, 2016 the New York office of the FBI immediately reported to the Washington headquarters its discovery of, first, 141,000 and then 350,000 emails on the laptop of Anthony Weiner — also known as “Carlos Danger,” a now-convicted sex offender. Mr. Weiner is the husband of Hillary Clinton’s inseparable aide Huma Abedin. Now we know by October 4, the New York office had...
  • Democratic Candidate Arrested At Detention Center After Getting Destroyed By Border Patrol Agent

    06/22/2018 2:42:02 PM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 36 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 06/22/2018 | Hanna Bogorowski |
    Maine’s Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate was arrested outside a detention center in Texas on Friday morning for refusing to leave the premises after being told he was not allowed in. The nominee, Zak Ringelstein, announced Wednesday that he was traveling to McAllen, Texas, to deliver personal items, including toys, books and blankets to the immigrant children currently being held there. A Facebook Live video, which contains the arrest, shows Ringelstein waiting outside the center, being told he cannot go in, and then arguing with border patrol agents in the parking lot. (RELATED: CNN Tries To Shame Border Patrol Agent...
  • Austin [Texas] Skirting Sanctuary City Law

    06/22/2018 1:10:57 PM PDT · by JeepersFreepers · 31 replies
    Empower Texans ^ | June 21, 2018 | Cary Cheshire
    Texas’ capital city is once again thumbing its nose at the state government, this time by defying Gov. Greg Abbott and the Texas Legislature’s recently passed ban on sanctuary cities. Last week, the Austin City Council unanimously approved a pair of “Freedom City” resolutions that target racial disparity in Austin Police Department arrests and how police officers are to react to illegal immigrants. While the first is largely eye-roll worthy (par for the course as far as Austin City Council resolutions go), it does instruct officers to refrain from arresting minority individuals for “low-level offenses” such as smoking marijuana, possession...
  • There's nearly a Nixon '74 level of public support for impeaching Trump

    06/22/2018 12:36:40 PM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 159 replies
    CNN ^ | June 22, 2018 | Byron Wolfe
    (CNN)There is a truly remarkable number in the most recent CNN poll, conducted by SSRS and out this morning. In it, 42% of Americans say President Donald Trump should be impeached and removed from office. What makes it remarkable is that he's on par with President Richard Nixon, who 43% of Americans said should be impeached and removed from office in a March 1974 Harris poll. That was after the scale of Watergate came to light, but months before the House started to move against Nixon, who would go on to resign in August 1974 rather than be impeached. Impeachment...
  • LaVar Ball's master plan foiled as LiAngelo Ball goes undrafted in 2018 NBA draft

    06/22/2018 10:34:28 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 43 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | June 22, 2018 | Jack Baer
    It’s hard to tell where it truly went wrong for LiAngelo Ball and his father’s master plan. Maybe it was when he left the UCLA basketball team after being arrested in China for shoplifting. Maybe it was when he shot 24.3 percent from three-point range in Lithuania and left the team earlier than expected. Maybe it was when he worked out for only the Los Angeles Lakers and the Golden State Warriors in the pre-draft process. Or maybe he was just never good enough at basketball to be drafted, as NBA executives believed. Whatever the case, what happened is that...