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  • Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe fired

    03/16/2018 8:05:39 PM PDT · by familyop · 70 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 16, 2018 | Brooke Singman, Jake Gibson
    McCabe hit back in a fiery response of his own. "This attack on my credibility is one part of a larger effort not just to slander me personally, but to taint the FBI, law enforcement, and intelligence professionals more generally," McCabe said. "It is part of this Administration’s ongoing war on the FBI and the efforts of the Special Counsel investigation, which continue to this day. Their persistence in this campaign only highlights the importance of the Special Counsel’s work."
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Happy St Patrick's Day Tunes!! ~ 17 March 2018

    03/16/2018 6:00:44 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 152 replies
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  • Wake up Britain or perish a starving shivering death

    03/16/2018 4:22:05 PM PDT · by citizen · 40 replies
    Ice Age Now blog ^ | 2 March 2018 | John A Brown
    [snip] For Pete’s sake get a grip. Three days of inclement weather and the country grinds to a halt. Before I was born in 1965 there were two notable winters with severe weather, 1947 and 1962 – 1963. Although the country did eventually succumb to the harsh winter conditions in 1947 and well as the winter of 1962 -63 it has to be noted that they succumbed in weeks not a matter of days. My own personal view on the matter, and I could be wrong, is that years ago people weren’t as affluent as they are now. Personal transport...
  • Radical Atheist Who Trashed Billy Graham after His Death Is Set to Become a Navy “Chaplain”

    03/14/2018 7:37:49 PM PDT · by george76 · 74 replies
    GP ^ | March 14, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    Radical atheist Jason Heap is hoping to become a Navy chaplain. The US Navy is seriously considering the approval of this anti-Christian activist for a spot in its Chaplain Corps. In February Heap retweeted a post by radical secularist group trashing Rev. Billy Graham after his death. ... Within a week of re-assigning (and possibly firing) one chaplain for expressing traditionalist Christian beliefs, the Navy is seriously considering the approval of an avowed “non-theistic humanist” for a spot in its Chaplain Corps. Conservative U.S. House and Senate members are formally urging the Navy not to approve the atheist for the...
  • Louisiana chef leads charge on rebranding Asian carp

    03/16/2018 9:24:08 AM PDT · by Rebelbase · 68 replies
    National Fisherman ^ | 3/13/18 | Samuel Hill
    Along the Mississippi River, fishermen and chefs are heading an effort to rid the ecosystem of invasive bighead and Asian silver carp the only way they know how — catching and eating them. The two species were introduced to fish farm ponds in the central Midwest in the 1970s to clean murky pond water. Flooding allowed their escape into rivers, where they have reproduced in the wild and are outcompeting native species. Louisiana Chef Philippe Parola has been expressing concern for native species of fish in Louisiana for years, worried about how shrimp, oyster, blue crab and other finfish that...
  • Hillary Clinton Slips in Bathtub in India; Fractures Hand

    03/16/2018 8:06:47 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 93 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 16 Mar 2018 | CHARLIE SPIERING
    Failed former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton continues to suffer mishaps on her foreign trip to India. The former Democratic nominee was treated at a hospital after she slipped in a bathtub and fractured her hand, according to reports.
  • Mum, 45, who married daughter, 26, after two ‘hit it off’ gets two years in prison

    03/16/2018 5:57:49 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 52 replies
    The Advitiser ^ | March 14, 2018 | Matthew Martinez
    AN OKLAHOMA mother who married her daughter after the two “hit it off” was sentenced Tuesday to two years in prison after pleading guilty to incest. Patricia Ann Spann, 45, of Norman, Okla., pleaded guilty to the felony offence and admitted she married her biological daughter, 26-year-old Misty Velvet Dawn Spann. She must also register as a sex offender after her release from prison, the Oklahoman reported. Spann accepted a plea deal and was also sentenced to eight years on probation and fined $US1,500 ($1,904). The Duncan Police Department was informed of the incestuous marriage by an employee with the...
  • Hundreds march with Nazi SS veterans in Latvia

    03/16/2018 5:25:16 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 57 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 16/3/18
    Police arrested a man for displaying a poster of soldiers killing Jews at the annual march by local veterans of two SS divisions that made up the Latvian Legion during World War II. The man was arrested Friday morning on the margins of the annual march of the Remembrance Day of the Latvian Legionnaires — soldiers from the 15th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS and the 19th Waffen Grenadier Division of the SS (the 1st and 2nd Latvian, respectively.) A handful of veterans flanked by hundreds of supporters waving Latvian flags gathered around Freedom Monument for the march under...
  • Texas Banned ‘Sanctuary Cities.’ Some Police Departments Didn’t Get the Memo.

    03/16/2018 3:48:06 AM PDT · by Libloather · 6 replies
    NY Times ^ | 3/15/18 | Manny Fernandez
    HOUSTON — It is often called Texas’ “show me your papers” law, but few papers are actually being shown in some of the state’s biggest cities. A federal appeals court on Tuesday largely upheld the Texas immigration law known as Senate Bill 4, which bans so-called sanctuary cities in the state. Among other provisions, the bill allows police officers to question the immigration status of anyone they arrest or detain, including during routine traffic stops. But months after portions of the law went into effect in September, prompting legal battles and fierce debates about whether it could lead to widespread...
  • Angel families' want to see Oakland mayor prosecuted for thwarting ICE raids

    03/16/2018 2:23:58 AM PDT · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | 3/14/18 | Adam Shaw
    **SNIP** Since then, a number of California Democrats have backed Schaaf, while House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., slammed the raid as "unjust and cruel." The Department of Justice is reviewing Schaaf’s actions. As for those who have lost children due to the actions of illegal immigrants -- so-called Angel Families -- they say it’s vital that the administration do something. Don Rosenberg, an "Angel Dad" whose 25-year-old son, Drew, was killed in San Francisco in 2010 when an illegal-immigrant driver from Honduras hit his motorbike, says that Sessions’ DOJ needs to have Schaaf prosecuted.
  • Cuomo: Don’t discipline students for gun violence walkout

    03/16/2018 2:14:56 AM PDT · by Libloather · 30 replies
    NY Post ^ | 3/15/18 | Kirstan Conley, Carl Campanile
    <p>Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked state education officials Thursday to overturn any disciplinary action taken against students who participated in the mass walkout against gun violence.</p> <p>“In the last 24 hours, there have been several reports of New York State schools disciplining students and faculty for participating in yesterday’s historic events to stop gun violence. In at least one disturbing incident, it was reported that the school physically blocked the exits to prevent students from demonstrating,” Cuomo said in a letter to state Education Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia.</p>
  • Columbia man owes more than $1 million to government for food stamp fraud

    03/15/2018 6:23:43 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 36 replies
    The State ^ | 3/15/2018 | Noah Feit
    COLUMBIA, SC A Columbia man was sentenced to prison and must pay more than $1,000,000 in restitution for his role in the theft of food stamp money. Christopher O’Berry, 43, was sentenced to 27 months in prison for theft of government money, according to U.S. Attorney Beth Drake. O’Berry was also ordered to pay $1,039,981.75 in restitution to the United States. O’Berry operated Cynthia’s Soul Food Deli (formerly Food World), which was located near the intersection of St. Andrews Road and Broad River Road. It served food, but was also registered to receive SNAP benefits as payment for food items....
  • A 14-year-old girl owes $20,000 in damages after a house party — and her parents are on the hook

    03/15/2018 5:28:16 PM PDT · by Libloather · 83 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 3/15/18 | Kerry Justich
    After using her parents’ credit card to rent a house in which to throw a wild party, a Canadian 14-year-old is in major trouble — $20,000 worth, actually. That’s the amount of damage the teens caused, and which her parents must now pay. Last week, police responded to a call that reported an “uncontrolled party” at a neighborhood home in West Vancouver, where nearly 200 teens were seen “flooding out” once officials arrived, according to CTV News. Left in their wake was a house with much destruction — to walls, furniture, and artwork, all of which her parents will be...
  • Favorite Songs with Numbers in it.Tell us your Favorites.Freeper Canteen 3~16~18

    03/15/2018 4:58:18 PM PDT · by fatima · 406 replies
    ~Favorite Songs that have Numbers in it~ The Proclaimers - I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) *Video* Knock Three Times - Dawn *Video*
  • Golden shower? Trump dossier authors doubt their most explosive allegation

    03/15/2018 2:43:43 PM PDT · by mojito · 28 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 3/14/2018 | Byron York
    ...Isikoff and Corn suggest, without saying so explicitly, that the available circumstantial evidence makes the "golden showers" story very unlikely. Reconstructing Trump's time in Moscow for the 2013 Miss Universe Pageant, Isikoff and Corn report that Trump stayed just one night in Moscow. (Trump did in fact stay in the Ritz Carlton presidential suite where Obama had been a few years earlier.) After arriving in Moscow, Trump attended a brief meeting at the hotel and then left for a day of meetings elsewhere. That night, an "exhausted" Trump went to a party at which he agreed to take part in...
  • Governor Bevin says protesting teachers are "throwing a temper tantrum"

    03/15/2018 2:20:24 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 9 replies
    Spectrum News Pure Politics ^ | 3/14/2018 | Michon Lindstrom
    Governor Bevin didn’t hold anything back while speaking about teachers protesting Senate Bill 1. Bevin was on Campbellsville radio station WVLC Wednesday afternoon, where he said teachers protesting the controversial pension reform was “bizarre,” and compared their protests to protesting food rations during World War II. “It would be like people having mass demonstrations about, ‘no I want my butter, I want my sugar, I’m going to keep all my steel and my rubber and my copper, and to heck with the rest of you people, you better keep giving me mine.’ That’s what it is, it’s the most remarkable...
  • Oregon day care worker gets 21 years for drugging kids with melatonin so she could tan, workout

    03/15/2018 9:58:05 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 47 replies ^ | March 12, 2018 | Mary Bowerman
    An Oregon woman accused of drugging kids at her day care so she could go to the tanning bed and work out, was sentenced to to 21 years and four months in prison on Friday. January Neatherlin was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty in February to 11 counts of first-degree criminal mistreatment and one count of third-degree assault,The Oregonian reported. The 32-year-old was arrested last year after police found seven young children unattended at her unlicensed day care Little Giggles, KTVZ-TV reported. According to authorities, Neatherlin drugged the children with sleeping-aid melatonin before leaving the facility to tan and work...
  • 'Clock boy' Ahmed Mohamed's lawsuit against Irving ISD, city dismissed

    03/14/2018 2:35:59 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 37 replies
    Dallas News ^ | March 14, 2018 | Elvia Limón
    A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Irving ISD, the city of Irving and several others filed by the father of a teen who was arrested after bringing a homemade clock to school that was mistaken for a bomb. The federal lawsuit alleged Ahmed Mohamed's civil rights were violated in September 2015 when Irving police officers took him into custody at MacArthur High School and charged him with making a "hoax bomb." The then 14-year-old was also suspended from school for three days.
  • Thousands of Gazans to march towards Israel

    03/15/2018 1:01:45 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 52 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 15/3/18 | Dalit Halevi
    Thousands of Gazans are planning to march towards Israel in what has been dubbed the “March of the Return” to begin on March 30. Ahmad al-Mudallal, a senior member of the Islamic Jihad terrorist group, described the demonstrations as a popular "referendum" that will demonstrate the adherence of the "Palestinian people" to the “right of return” and the resistance to the "plots" against the Palestinians. In an interview with the Hamas newspaper Felesteen, Mudallal said that the “Palestinian people” will go out to the borders and from there send a message to the world about the need to lift the...
  • Sister of Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof made threat, had weapon at AC Flora

    03/14/2018 6:44:32 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 37 replies
    The State ^ | 3/14/2018 | NOAH FEIT AND JOHN MONK
    RICHLAND COUNTY, SC The younger sister of Dylann Roof, who murdered nine black parishioners during bible study at a Charleston church, was arrested and charged Wednesday for possessing drugs and weapons on school grounds. Morgan Roof, 18, was charged with charged with simple possession of marijuana and two counts of carrying weapons on school grounds., according to the Richland County Sheriff's Department, which confirmed her relationship to Dylann Roof. Morgan Roof had also made a social media post on Snapchat which caused alarm to the student body. In it, Morgan Roof said she hoped the students participating in the National...